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gotlucky Posted: Mon, Dec 3 2012 9:32 PM

I can't believe we don't have one yet...

 

In this thread we post short things that don't require a separate thread.

 

Previous low content threads:

 

November 2012

http://mises.org/community/forums/t/32264.aspx

October 2012

http://mises.org/community/forums/t/31744.aspx

September 2012

http://mises.org/community/forums/t/31087.aspx

August 2012

http://mises.org/community/forums/t/30246.aspx

July 2012
http://mises.org/Community/forums/t/29812.aspx

June 2012                                        http://mises.org/Community/forums/t/29429.aspx

May 2012
http://mises.org/Community/forums/t/29022.aspx

April 2012
http://mises.org/Community/forums/t/28697.aspx

March 2012
http://mises.org/Community/forums/t/28350.aspx

February 2012
http://mises.org/Community/forums/t/27995.aspx

January 2012
http://mises.org/Community/forums/t/27526.aspx

December 2011
http://mises.org/Community/forums/t/27178.aspx

November 2011
http://mises.org/Community/forums/t/26855.aspx

 

October 2011

http://mises.org/Community/forums/t/26422.aspx

September 2011

http://mises.org/Community/forums/t/26084.aspx

August 2011
http://mises.org/Community/forums/t/25783.aspx

July 2011
http://mises.org/Community/forums/t/25323.aspx

June 2011
http://mises.org/Community/forums/t/24987.aspx

May 2011
http://mises.org/Community/forums/t/24393.aspx

April 2011
http://mises.org/Community/forums/t/23834.aspx

March 2011
http://mises.org/Community/forums/t/23166.aspx

February 2011
http://mises.org/Community/forums/t/22523.aspx

January 2011
http://mises.org/Community/forums/t/21877.aspx

December 2010
http://mises.org/Community/forums/t/21375.aspx

November 2010
http://mises.org/Community/forums/t/20722.aspx

October 2010
http://mises.org/Community/forums/t/20457.aspx

 

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Ron Swanson Best of

video wasnt showing for me so i made a link just in case no one can see it too.

part 3

part 1

Eat the apple, fuck the Corps. I don't work for you no more!
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Bert replied on Tue, Dec 4 2012 6:43 PM

Some low content, here's a song I recorded about a dead friend and here's a song about my girl friend.  Without paying attention that legally their names are Alex and Alexandra (Ally for short).  For the hell of it I might write a 3rd song about my other friend Alexandra.

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Don't take it seriously.

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Neodoxy replied on Tue, Dec 4 2012 8:04 PM

SM,

Possibly the most epic thing that I've ever seen in my life. I especially enjoyed the love interest and metaphor.

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Why thank you good sir.

EDIT

By the way, I called the Oscars about it regarding a possible entry, but the guy on the other line told me that he hoped I stumped my toe. Guess he was having a bad day, or something.

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Bert replied on Tue, Dec 4 2012 8:07 PM

Lawmaker plans legislation that would prohibit retail stores from opening on Thanksgiving

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Bert replied on Tue, Dec 4 2012 9:35 PM

This picture: stare at the dot for about a minute, and try not to blink.  The swhirls around it will start to change over time, and when your done look away.  I'm pretty amazed at this point (probably not good for my eyes).

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gotlucky replied on Wed, Dec 5 2012 12:00 AM

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Socialism and capitalism finaly have something in common. Webster dic said they were the most liked up words last year.
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Bert replied on Wed, Dec 5 2012 8:07 AM

Verizon has filed a patent for a cable box that will target ads based on what cameras and microphones detect happening in customers’ living rooms.

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Google's roving uncle, Eric Schmidt, has sat down with the Wall Street Journal to talk about life and times at Mountain View. When asked about the ongoing saga between Apple and Android manufacturers, Schmidt said "it's extremely curious that Apple has chosen to sue Google's partners and not Google itself." However, rather than an invitation to a back-alley knife-fight, it seems the company chairman is hoping for a peaceful solution to the pair's enmity. He also talks about the real loser in this global patent conflict -- anyone looking to set up their own device company to follow in the footsteps of Android's daddy, Andy Rubin. -google a friend of the anti patent movement. Even though they own thousands of them.
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Groucho replied on Wed, Dec 5 2012 11:28 PM

A public service announcement from Bill O'Reilly

An idealist is one who, on noticing that roses smell better than a cabbage, concludes that it will also make better soup. -H.L. Mencken
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@Nielsio: The Santa tale was funny. It reminded me of how much I laughed reading the case for Ebeneezer.

 

You understand that Tom isn't refferring to his own political philosophy when he says that the Union is a means to an end, right? When he says, "The Union is supposed to be a practical thing. It’s supposed to be a means to an end; not an end in itself," it is like him saying, "I don't accept the idea that the Union is legitimate, but even if I did, I would still allow for secession because the Union is supposed to be a practical thing. It’s supposed to be a means to an end; not an end in itself." He is arguing the way Ron Paul argues.

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idol replied on Thu, Dec 6 2012 12:41 AM

This child indoctrination video is brought to you by the California Federation of Teachers. I wish I were joking.

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Anenome replied on Thu, Dec 6 2012 1:19 AM

^^^ I was just about to post that. Incredible, disgusting.

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Anenome replied on Thu, Dec 6 2012 1:16 PM
 
 

Now they're gonna track our movement >:| Get me out of this country and on to a seasted!

NHTSA gets White House OK to mandate vehicle 'black boxes'

"Nearly all vehicles currently have the devices.

NHTSA's proposed rule, which would raise the percentage of vehicles required to have an EDR from 91.6 percent today to 100 percent of light-duty autos, would have an incremental cost, assuming the sale of 15.5 million light vehicles per year."

Wait, what???

Hate To Break It To You, But Your Car Likely Has A Black Box 'Spying' On You Already

"the truth of the matter is that most Americans already have black boxes in their cars. They’ve been around since 1996, are found in at least 60 million vehicles, and are a feature in 85% of new cars every year."

“Virtually every car that has an air bag has some kind of recording ability,” says James Casassa, of Wolf Forensics which specializes in downloading crash information from vehicles made by GM, Ford, Chrysler, Toyota and Honda. The recorders capture information about how fast you were going and whether you slammed on the brakes in the seconds before and after a crash. They capture just a snapshot, not a continual record of your driving activity — which would be far more concerning for privacy.

 

 
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I bet any vessel without an approved black box will be deemed a pirate or a terrorist. Probably both.

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Malachi replied on Thu, Dec 6 2012 5:32 PM
In response to a question from Wolf Blitzer, Sen. Jim DeMint said there is "no question" that the head of the Heritage Foundation is more influential than a United States Senator.
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Malachi replied on Thu, Dec 6 2012 5:55 PM
Judge Nap lost weight! He looks like a different person!
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Picture?

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Just found this new lecture from the Mises Supporter's Summit that would be a great introduction for anyone to what World War II was really about.

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Malachi replied on Thu, Dec 6 2012 6:28 PM
You want me to post a picture of my tv displaying fox news?
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Oh haha, I thought you meant it was just a picture you saw on teh internetz.

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Neodoxy replied on Thu, Dec 6 2012 10:07 PM

Go to an ISO meeting where they advocate boycotts because they believe they are "the best thing you can do" and that they are very effective...

Have this reaction:

At last those coming came and they never looked back With blinding stars in their eyes but all they saw was black...
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Anenome replied on Fri, Dec 7 2012 12:27 AM

ISO = International Socialist Organization???

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Clayton replied on Fri, Dec 7 2012 12:50 AM

As an engineer, this is what ISO means to me.

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Anenome replied on Fri, Dec 7 2012 2:08 AM

Staffer axed by Republican group over retracted copyright-reform memo

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Anenome replied on Fri, Dec 7 2012 3:40 AM
 
 

Rand Paul's brilliant new strategy: give the Left everything they want. Yeah, that'll work, sure.

Rand Paul: We Should Let Dems Raise Taxes And Then Let Them Own It

SEN. RAND PAUL: I have yet another thought on how we can fix this. Why don't we let the Democrats pass whatever they want? If they are the party of higher taxes, all the Republicans vote present and let the Democrats raise taxes as high as they want to raise them, let Democrats in the Senate raise taxes, let the president sign it and then make them own the tax increase. And when the economy stalls, when the economy sputters, when people lose their jobs, they know which party to blame, the party of high taxes. Let's don't be the party of just almost as high taxes.

LARRY KUDLOW, CNBC: Some people have called that the doomsday scenario. Others have said, 'Look, it's a strategic retreat on the Republicans' behalf.' WWould you vote present for that in the Senate if that came up?

RAND PAUL: Yes...

 
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Neodoxy replied on Fri, Dec 7 2012 8:39 AM

@Anenome

Yup.

I keep scoping out these guys for potential converts and just trying to figure out what they're up to. They're a lot more organized and into outreach stuff than the libertarians on my campus so I'm disturbed to say the least.

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Neodoxy, three letters - S, F, L.

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