“Alexa, what’s up with Little Green Footballs?

Something unusual happened in the month of April that garnered Charles an odd boost in traffic. Instead of the regular moguls followed by a downhill cannonball, the increase was relatively even and noticeably steady, suggesting that Charles is messing with his view stats again.

April was the month that the Chinese Lung AIDS pandemic peaked, but that wouldn’t explain the steady increase, and neither would all the inane Seth Meyers videos he co-opts.

Maybe we should have put a tracker on it, but it’s moot at this point.

He plateaued for a balmy 18 days before Alexa woke up and said, “WTF? You tryin’ to be a ‘splody food pimple* or what?” and knocked him off the statistical futon. Again.

[Source: https://www.alexa.com/siteinfo/littlegreenfootballs.com. Previous 90 day Alexa rankage here.]

* Credit goes to dezzeez.

187 Comments on ““Alexa, what’s up with Little Green Footballs?”

  1. windbag says:

    Chunky McBikeshorts would probably explain the surge as people either staying home from work or working from home, thus having more time to surf the internet, which could explain some of the surge, except for the part where his suck up fans don’t have jobs.

  2. dezzez says:

    Chuck trying to erase his history again?, I have personally seen on the sidebar here, and in his Twitter feed more than a few times refer to Trump as President Full Diaper along with other childish jokes about incontinence, Way to virtue signal, ya fat food pimple.(Thanks for the HT)
    If it’s Chucks attempt at sarcasm, as usual, it’s a bust.

    • Octopus says:

      It’s odd how, whenever Fimple (“food pimple”) talks about raging debates or whatever the kids are calling Twitter kerfuffles these days, these imaginary or real battles of half-wits never seem to include him, or do anything to help drive interested young libturds to his site, where they might be endlessly entertained by mopey acoustic dirges or jazz-fusion furballs. His numbers continue their inexorable slide into oblivion, his begging bowls provide no jingling music, and his sour, off-putting mood continues to deteriorate. A vicious cycle is what he rides now.

    • Bunk X says:

      Time for a twitter hunt / screencap fest.

      • dezzez says:

        • Bunk X says:

          09111761 38725 78 Charles Sat, Jun 11, 2011 1:57:26pm
          Anothony Weiner could have avoided all this if he had just put on a diaper before taking those photos.

          Yeah, and who knows? It could have been Charles’ diaper.

          09120057 38750 49 Charles Thu, Jun 16, 2011 9:25:07am
          re: #45 Fat Bastard Vegetarian

          Right leaning Lizards have been blistered in the past for invoking the “magical balance fairy”.
          Just want to let you know, bringing up Vitter doesn’t bother me. Because it is completely relevant to the discussion. Either side who engages in behavior like V&W did deserves whatever scorn they get once they’re busted.

          David Vitter got no scorn at all from the GOP. In fact, he gets standing ovations when he appears at Republican events.
          He’s a hero to them. A diaper-wearing, prostitute-using hero.

          There was a time that Charles could have been a diaper-wearing, prostitute-using hero.

          • Octopus says:

            That time, alas, is long gone. No more prostitutes, on the company dime. No astronaut diapers, for long-range, big boy protection. No heroism, certainement. Just poverty, and oblivion. Except for us, of course. We dig ya, Fimple! We think you’re really groovy. 🙂

  3. Octopus says:

    Tell it, brother!

  4. rightymouse says:

    Shut the eff up, Fatso. 😆

    • Bunk X says:

      Now he’s a victim fimple.

      • Octopus says:

        That took moments. 😂

      • dezzez says:

        The Simple Fimple.

        • Octopus says:

          “That’s it ,Fort Pitt.” 🙂

          Pennsylvania people know what I’m talmbout, with that one. My wife’s family was from the island in Greece closest to the Turkish mainland, called Chios. Most of them moved to Pittsburgh, which they pronounced, “Peets-en-Burg-o,” in my experience, knowing them after they moved to Detroit. The slogan at top was for a Pittsburgh beer, which may or may not be defunct by now, I don’t know. Coldwarrior knows it, I’m sure.

          One thing I noticed about Blogmocracy, though, is that CW is the only one there who is the least bit open to talking with new posters. The rest is a closed society. Which is fine, and I understand they’ve grown comfortable with their regulars over the past decade. Also, I’m kind of annoying online, wanting to talk about stuff all the time, jump into conversations, make silly jokes, etc., and I get that completely. At the same time, I’m not surprised they haven’t grown as a blog. Our blog is limited in scope, being a Mockmocrasy, keeping tabs on an overgrown imbecile we all remember from the Long, Long Ago. The Before-Time. There’s a natural divide.

          • Octopus says:

            Sorry…Barbarian Arachne has also been gracious and welcoming Obuh Dere. And it’s not important if other people don’t want to mingle with Outsiders. Whatever anyone wants, it should be the way it goes on the ‘net with blogs and such.

            I had to break up a possible fight between my daughter’s German Shepherd and a bumptious young male deer this evening, who jumped the fence looking for a fight. I know the dog had been yelling insults and challenges at the deer for ten or more minutes, while the latter scraped the ground and nodded his antler-less head, like, “Bring it, L’il Furry.” Having seen deer fight on Youtube, knocking people and other animals the fuck out with their front hooves, I didn’t want any direct trouble. I got the dog into the house and threw some rocks into the general vicinity of the deer until he hopped back over the fence and ran away.

          • rightymouse says:

            I found Blogmocracy folks very pleasant! 🙂

            As for dogs. Our previous dog was found gnawing on a deer carcass once. Hubby buried the carcass and the dog dug it back up. Dogs are funny that way.

          • Octopus says:

            They’re fine. 🙂

          • Bunk X says:

            Carolina Girl, Calo & Dorian were the 1st to show me to the fridge.

  5. Octopus says:

    Here comes the Next One!


    Tighten those lugnuts, boys! Reinforce those wall-spacers with some heavy timbers, too. 😃

    • Octopus says:

      “Harrowing and salacious!” 😂😂😂😂

      Get used to those words.

      • rightymouse says:

        Daily Mail has a big story on her upcoming book. I won’t bother with a link. MAGA posters shrugged it off like the Russian pee story. 😆

        • Octopus says:

          She’s bitter about her whole life, after a string of failed business attempts. She only got her fair share of the estate, nothing more. She’s hardcore Idiot Left. Her book will be full of nonsense, like the Pee Dossier. It will get massive play on the usual Trump-bashing circuit, sell very modestly, and be forgotten two weeks or less after it drops out of the publisher’s pooper.

          • Octopus says:

            Oh, and her current occupation is “Life Coach.” You can’t make this shit up. 😂

          • rightymouse says:

            My drunken SIL bills herself as a Life Coach as well. It’s sad & amusing at the same time.

          • rightymouse says:

            Oh. And she has a Masters in Psychology.

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          • rightymouse says:

            My SIL has had a life filled with failed relationships. They are gigs like what she does playing her violin.

    • Koko says:

      Should be fun! The lefturds aren’t sure yet whether to fall on her with knives or see if she can be a useful tool.

      • Octopus says:

        They will use Mary Trump to the fullest early on, and see how the public responds to the idiotic bait. Whether her sob-story gains any traction at all, with all its harrowing and salacious nonsense, will determine the rest of the treatment. I suspect this is a dry hole, or they would have plumbed it thoroughly by now, as desperate as the Dims are. Not that I think Trump is any saint, but his history has been worked over for decades by vicious shrews and weasels. If there was anything really “good” there, we’d have heard it seventeen times by now.

  6. rightymouse says:

    I love Branco. 🙂

  7. rightymouse says:

    Forgive my ignorance, but is there any way Fatso’s increased Alexa ranking had to do with his possibly messing with ad clicks, tweet clicks etc.??

    • Octopus says:

      Yes. I’m ignorant about the methods, too, but we know he’s been caught doing it before. Cheaters gotta cheat.

      • Oh heck yeah he does. Hell, the first question people ask when his name is brought up in the broader sphere of social media is “is he still around”? Who’s he got left? Lawhawk and Dr. Matt or whoever?

    • Bunk X says:

      LGF is connected to his twitter account, so the headlines and links appear there automatically. Then he pumps the headlines by linking and posting with his pithy comments on Twitter. Then he takes those same links and pithy comments, rephrases it slightly and reposts.

      He is rarely posting anything on any LGF blog thread, instead he embeds his tweets.

      He’s getting traffic from bouncing pingback bots, probably counting them as “views”.

  8. rightymouse says:

    HAHAHAHAHA! I’d like to see him try. 😆

    • Octopus says:

      My money’s on Cruz. He looks strong, for some reason.

    • Koko says:

      Of course he can Gus. He’s Hellboy!!!

      • Octopus says:

        That’s with very little makeup on Perlman, btw. Handsome, eh?

        • Bunk X says:

          Saw 2 episodes of “Sons of Anarchy”. Too stupid for us.

          • Octopus says:

            I tried it, too, after a gal I worked with who hides her biker-tats under long-sleeves told me it was must-watch TV. Meh. The bikers I knew from the local Detroit clubs who hung out occasionally at our neighborhood dive-bar were regular guys with weekend hobbies, which included making and selling a little meth here and there. I found the series dull.

          • windbag says:

            I don’t think I made it through the first episode. Dreadful in every way.

  9. Octopus says:

    Fimple is Fat And Furious about the impending Trump rallies, which show the incredible (to the Idiot Left) level of enthusiastic support for Trump from his growing, diversifying base. All the Big Lies that have been trotted out one after another in an attempt to destroy his Presidency have utterly failed. The Democratic nominee is the weakest, most-compromised schlub we’ve seen at this level since George McGovern.

  10. rightymouse says:

    Shut up. Loser. Get a job.

    • Octopus says:

      Ooh, the Struggle Is Real! Fimple has the Big Bad Wolf at the door. Let’s put together a GoFundMe to bail him out of these dire straits, right away. Here, I’ll toss in the first ha’penny! (CLINK)

    • Koko says:

      He’s just concerned for others. He makes bazllions on his lucrative blog. LOL!!

    • dezzez says:

      Chuck’s newfound concern for others has nothing to do with his being months behind on rent.
      or does it?
      Don’t worry Mr. Fimple, I’m sure Gus will share his sleeping bag with you.

    • It’s called opening up, Chuck. They aren’t making a second round of payments. Too bad, so sad. I bet you got the FULL $1200 bucks, too. Guess how much I got Chuck? Nothing.

      • rightymouse says:

        I didn’t either. Had already filed 2019 tax return. Made too much last year. Son got his and sent some to his sister in Thailand.

  11. Koko says:


    Very racist. Written by white slave owning old men. Repeated by a white piviliged bitch devil.

    How ’bout “Fuck da po-leece!” Now that brings tears to Chonky’s eyes.

  12. Octopus says:

    Because I know how much you guys love my occasional postings of Umair Haque’s hypnotic prose, I couldn’t deprive you of this beauty. 😂😍🤪🧐🤓

    Can you count the fallacies and lies?
    We Don’t Just Live in Racist Countries — We Live in a Racist World
    The World is Still 10% Rich + White, and 90% Poor + Not White. Can a Civilization Like That Survive?
    umair haque

    Jun 13 · 10 min read

    What do you see when you look at the world? Here’s what I see.
    The world is about 10% white. That 10% is rich.
    And it’s about 90% not white. And that 90% is poor.
    We don’t just live in racist countries. We live in a racist world. A racist civilization. What else does a globe where a small number of rich are nearly all white, and a large number of poor are almost all not, really tell you?
    And yet when we say these days that black and brown lives matter — are we yet speaking about them, this whole world? Maybe you see my point.
    And maybe that’s why, when I speak about racism, both wokers and right wingers tend to fly into a frenzy. My view is different from theirs. I’m a minority, sure — but I’ve also lived all over the world, in Europe, America, Asia, and Africa. What have I learned?
    Racism isn’t a binary. A society isn’t either “racist” or “not racist.” Racism is a social spectrum.
    Nowhere on earth is free of racism — yet. That’s one thing I mean by “we live in a racist world.” Let me give you an example. Brown nations, like Pakistan and India or even a place like Dubai, are racist as hell. Or “colorist,” to be more precise. Lighter skin is both desired, offered commercially in bleaching creams and dyed, and rewarded. Darker skinned people are attacked, mocked, and suffer worse social outcomes. And to be “black” is something deeply undesirable.
    That’s the paradox of a racist world. It’s not just white against black. It’s white against brown against black against every other “color” that’s been used to, wrongly, categories people into “races.”
    Can a racist civilization survive a century of catastrophes, like the one we now face? Or does it just degenerate into tribe against tribe, fighting each other bitterly for survival — like America?
    The stakes couldn’t be higher. And we cannot survive, I think, as a racist civilization. We simply descend into infighting, hate, chaos and ruin, instead of cooperating, sharing, learning, growing, and working together for a better future. That is what the Trumps and Putins and Farages want — and so far, that is exactly what’s happening.
    Race is — and this is crucial to remember — a social construction. Italians weren’t fully ”white” in America when they emigrated in the 1930s. Neither were Poles in the 1980s. Why is that? Because “whiteness” isn’t just a color. It’s a set of values. Old values of empire, colonialism, brutality, capitalism. Of patriarchy and violence. The values of selfishness, domination, acquisitiveness, possessiveness, cruelty, indifference. If you display these, you might — might — be “white.” But if you don’t, even if you have the right skin color — just like Poles and Italians — you’re not “really” white. So the question of whiteness is about a set of values which date back to ownership: regarding the world and everyone on it as your property, or at least your right to own as property. Those values, of course, are still the defining characteristics of the American Idiot.
    How did the world end up 10% white and rich — and 90% brown, black, and everything else? The answer’s exactly what you suspect it is. A certain group of people, whites, brutalized and colonized more or less everyone else. America and Britain pioneered an international slave trade. Europe had colony after colony. The values of “whiteness” built a world of impossible brutality.
    “White” nations fought one another in war after war for the right to “own” everyone else, more or less. Whose colony was India to be? What about the Indies? This age defined centuries of human history.
    The world today, in other words, is still a brutal shadow of a violent and racist past.
    To speak about racism inside rich countries is to miss this larger context. It’s not just blacks and browns who are repressed in rich countries. It’s rich countries that repress poorer ones still.
    But why does the world still look like this? Rich and white, and poor and not white?
    Because the global economy operates that way. It’s perfectly legal — and desirable, in fact, if I operate some giant American corporation, to hire people in some poor broken country — and pay them as little as humanly possible. Of course, I’m probably white — like Bezos — and they’re probably brown, black, or something else.
    The idea that I can pay them as little as humanly possible — and it’s good for them — is a remnant of the old slavers’ way of thinking.
    To make that clearer, we don’t think, in the rich West, often, that we should pay these poor laborers what it’s necessary to live a decent life. To pay enough taxes to have generous social systems. To support whole families on. No — we just shrug, and pay them as little as possible.
    Hey — it’s better than slavery! At least they’re not slaves! That’s what the American pundit crows. Sure, it’s better than slavery. But it’s still not…decency. Civilization. Much progress. The slave didn’t make any money, and had no choices. The poor black or brown person that’s 90% of humanity makes a pittance, and has maybe one choice.
    Surely you see the link here. We’ve made as little progress as we could, by justifying the old systems and structures of exploitation.
    But isn’t that racism, too? If I say — “Hey! Just pay those poor workers in this country this pittance! At least they’re making something!” — how different, is that, really, from the old slavers’ mindset? I’m not giving them enough to really live decently on, to have functioning societies on, to retire on, and so forth. I’m exploiting them.
    And that’s the problem. Racism is a mindset that I can exploit you, because you are in a different category of “human” or even “life” than me. But that is precisely what today’s global economy is still built on. You might not like to hear it, but again — how else are we still at a world that’s 10% rich and white, and 90% poor and not?
    So the problem of racism is much, much bigger than the woke left tends to think it is. It isn’t just about toppling statues, or even stopping police brutality. It is about making a world that’s not so nightmarishly imbalanced. A world that’s not 90/10 not-white/white poor/rich. But something even a tiny bit more equitable, which doesn’t merely reflect, and reproduce, centuries of slavery, empire, violence, and hate.
    How are we to build such a world? Well, in a global economy run by America’s white male pundits, the answer’s been: tough. You have to build it, poor black and brown people. You have to figure out how to claw back some of this wealth that we stole from your ancestors and their slave labour.
    That approach hasn’t worked. Like I said, the world is still profoundly racist. A few nations have had successes — South Korea — but by and large, the poor world is still not white, and the rich world is still white.
    It’s easy for white people in America to join statue toppling protests. That’s progress — but of a very, very small kind. The real test will come when they are asked to vote in such a way that they actually share some of their gains with everyone else. Will they finally fund decent healthcare and schools and retirement for blacks and browns, too? Or will they vote against, like they’ve been doing…forever? Will they put their money where their mouth is?
    That’s true at a global level, too.
    The notion of a fairer global economy is so remote that you’ve probably barely even considered it. But why haven’t you? Have you ever thought seriously why it is that if you’re born white, you’ll probably do OK, but if you’re not, chances are that you’re going to live in grinding poverty most of your life? Do you think that’s really fair? Just? Good? Leave aside the moral concerns. Do you think it’s sustainable? Can the world really go on much longer being rich and white, and poor and not white?
    It can’t. Why not? Well, take a look at America. What happened to it? Whites refused to build functioning social systems at all — just to keep blacks and browns down. The result today is that even whites don’t have functioning healthcare, retirement, education, and so on.
    But the same is true across the globe — only much worse.
    Why is it that at this juncture in human history, we don’t have global education or healthcare systems, a way to ensure every single child on planet earth is fed, educated, housed, nourished?
    Why is that considered some kind of utopian naivete? Because, by and large, those kids are black and brown. And we don’t care about those people enough for them to matter. Their black and brown lives don’t matter.
    But a planet like that, a civilization like that, is already falling apart. Without enough to eat, poor people have to resort to toxic forms of nourishment, and the result is pandemics. They have to chop down trees and build coal power stations, and the result is climate change. They aren’t educated to the degree they should be, and so instead of becoming the people who discover tomorrow’s vaccine or solutions for a heating planet…they stay poor labourers.
    The results? A global wave of fascism, climate change, mass extinction, social upheaval. All these are the human results of a bigger problem: a total and stunning lack of progress, or at least not enough of it, at a global level. A world that’s still rich and white, and poor and everyone else. These problems are all intimately linked.
    That is because they’re all forms of exploitation. Racism: I exploit you. Colorism: we exploit them. Climate change: we exploit the planet. Mass extinction: we exploit the animals. We punch down, down, down — instead of lifting up. What do you expect the poor nations of the world to do, except chew through even their toxic natural resources, when they have no other way to make a living, no other form of nourishment? What do you expect will happen in the rich nations, when even what gains result from all this long, long global chain of exploitation are hoarded at the very top? Bang! The planet implodes into a hot, fiery, mess, of pandemic, catastrophe, and fascism.
    Let me put that even more precisely. Our civilization is founded on a ladder of exploitation. At the top sit the richest whites — Bezos, Gates, etc. Below them, the average and poor whites. They are still the richest 10% in the world, which is mostly all white. Then comes everything — and everyone else.
    The super rich white exploits the rich white. The rich white exploits the poor white. The poor white exploits the even poorer black and brown. The black and brown exploit each other, according to a hierarchy of color, too. At last, beneath and below even this, the planet gets exploited. The animals get exploited. The rivers run dry, the forests turn to smoke, and the great stampeding herds become a deafening silence.
    Who’s won from this kind of civilization? The answer is: only the people at the very top, really. The super rich, who became the ultra mega rich. Billionaires have made another half a trillion during the pandemic.
    But the rest of the world hasn’t won. It’s still 90% poor and not white, and 10% rich and white. And even that 10% rich and white hasn’t really gained much from a civilization based on exploitation. Like in America, they’ve fallen into poverty, ruin, and despair, too. Because the sad truth is that they are exploited, also.
    The only one not exploited in our civilization of trickle-down exploitation is the one at the very top.
    But the results are these. A racist planet. A planet that’s melting down. Life on it being annihilated. Fascism erupting everywhere. And a civilization that is going into swift decline and regress.
    It’s not just America that’s racist. Our entire civilization is. It always has been.
    And racism is a much, much bigger problem for it than we think. It has prevented us from building a single civilization-scale system. But without civilization-scale systems, whether to ensure health, income, education, or even just the temperature, ours will not survive. Just like without social systems for healthcare, education, and retirement, a society like America isn’t surviving. Implosion happens when systems cannot offset risks — and our existential risks are spirallling out of control, while we have no civilizational systems whatsoever.
    What Coronavirus really shows is that we don’t have civilization scale systems — even for something as crucial as public health — and our world is beginning to seriously fall apart now as a result. But we don’t have such systems because we live in the aftermath of centuries of racism and its brutality, where black and brown lives haven’t mattered, and still don’t.
    Can we change all that?
    I don’t know. I think that “black lives matter” is a good start. But I also think that the only black and brown and nonwhite lives which matter aren’t inside the borders of rich countries. They are outside them, and there are many, many more of those. Until and less those lives matter, too, our civilization will continue on the course it is now: falling backwards off the cliff edge of the abyss of regress. Our civilization needs to value lives more equitably to create civilization-scale systems, without which we have no real hope of surviving the shocks of this century, from climate change to mass extinction.
    Will that happen? Think of how easy it’s been for us to tune out the mass deaths of Coronavirus. That’s a more likely future, if you ask me. One where we simply shrug, and watch each other die off, telling ourselves: “It’s them, not us. Who cares?” Not understanding that in this century — we stand together, or we fall apart.
    June 2020

    • Bunk X says:

      So what did he say?

    • Koko says:

      blah, blah, blah…”them, this whole world? Maybe you see my point.”

      I’d like to see old umair when he finally gets the utopian equality he blathers about and they tell him he has to give half of his net worth to his worthless layabout brother-in-law who sends his sister off to a sweat shop for what little money they do have. It’s gonna be sad trombone time.

    • OLT, Legendary Status Dutch Uncle says:

      This is actually the best mushroom-based rant I have ever read most of before I got tired of it.


      My favorite line:

      • OLT, Legendary Status Dutch Uncle says:

        “Without enough to eat, poor people have to resort to toxic forms of nourishment, and the result is pandemics.”

        LOL, he even gets in some Chinese propaganda. Hey, did you know that about China? That it’s a poor country with no money. Same for Japan, too, and Singapore. Man, the Asians have it rough (except South Korea but they apparently don’t REALLY count) since he demoted them to brown (his scale, not mine).

  13. Octopus says:

    Oh, and animals and weather. White people bad. No matter how many rescues of sad animals, White People, you will always be bad!

  14. Octopus says:


    There are a multitude of knee-slappers in this piece about Seattle.

  15. Octopus says:

    Raz! 😂

    • OLT, Legendary Status Dutch Uncle says:

      “We don’t anyone comin’ through with any kind of bullshit.”

      The hypocrisy is staggering, especially the woman at the end, but you know what … that’s true in MY neighborhood, too … IYKWIMAITYD.

  16. rightymouse says:

    Seen at Instapundit.

  17. rightymouse says:

    • Octopus says:

      Branco’s doing real documentary stuff, these days. Kind of like Bill Mauldin did in WWII.

    • Bunk X says:

      Beat Farmers featuring the late Country Dick Montana.

      • Octopus says:

        That old song has an interesting history:

        The song was first recorded by McClintock, also known by his “hobo” name of Haywire Mac. McClintock claimed credit for writing the song, though it was likely partially based on other ballads, including “An Invitation to Lubberland” and “The Appleknocker’s Lament”. Other popular itinerant songs of the day such as “Hobo’s Paradise”, “Hobo Heaven”, “Sweet Potato Mountains” and “Little Streams of Whiskey” likely served as inspiration, as they mention concepts similar to those in “Big Rock Candy Mountain”.[2]

        Before recording the song, McClintock cleaned it up considerably from the version he sang as a street busker in the 1890s. Originally the song described a child being recruited into hobo life by tales of the “big rock candy mountain”. In later years, when McClintock appeared in court as part of a copyright dispute, he cited the original words of the song, the last stanza of which was:

        The punk rolled up his big blue eyes
        And said to the jocker, “Sandy,
        I’ve hiked and hiked and wandered too,
        But I ain’t seen any candy.
        I’ve hiked and hiked till my feet are sore
        And I’ll be damned if I hike any more
        To be buggered sore like a hobo’s whore
        In the Big Rock Candy Mountains.”
        In the released version this verse did not appear.[3]

        The song was not popularized until 1939, when it peaked at #1 on Billboard magazine’s country music charts. But it achieved more widespread popularity in 1949 when a sanitized version intended for children was re-recorded by Burl Ives. It has been recorded by many artists throughout the world, but a version recorded in 1960 by Dorsey Burnette to date was the biggest success for the song in the post-1954 “rock era”, having reached No. 102 on Billboard’s chart.

        Sanitized versions have been popular, especially with children’s musicians; in these, the “cigarette trees” become peppermint trees, and the “streams of alcohol” trickling down the rocks become streams of lemonade. The lake of gin is not mentioned, and the lake of whiskey becomes a lake of soda pop. The 2008 extended adaptation for children by Gil McLachlan tells the story as a child’s dream, the last stanza being:

        In the Big Rock Candy Mountains you’re going on a holiday
        Your birthday comes around once a week and it’s Christmas every day
        You never have to clean your room or put your toys away
        There’s a little white horse you can ride of course
        You can jump so high you can touch the sky
        In the Big Rock Candy Mountains.

  18. rightymouse says:

    You’re responsible for yourself. Somehow, you’ve never figured out that when you expect the anonymous masses to take care of/bail your sorry ass out, they will disappoint you.

    • Octopus says:

      No, you guess wrong. You’re in the Land Of Plenty, you have some skills, and you’re loaded with Teh White Privelege. You should be THRIVING!

      Yer a bum, though. You get stoned to the gills every night, and spend all day on this mindless hamster-wheel called Twitter. Everything wrong with your life, is all yours to own. You earned it, buddy.

  19. rightymouse says:


    • Octopus says:

      Spoil him! 😄

      • rightymouse says:

        You betcha!! 🙂

        • rightymouse says:

          Took him out to dinner and started his laundry. 🙂

          • Octopus says:

            My younger girl starts back to work tomorrow— the first time she was called back, they had a couple of Covid cases, and she got furloughed again.

          • Octopus says:


            Remember when, oh five minutes ago, Americans were disgusted by fundamentalist lunatics destroying historic artifacts in the name of some current over-the-top rage?

          • rightymouse says:

            He’s been working many hours and done some Hazmat deliveries.

          • Octopus says:

            I’m proud of him for taking the bull by the horns, and finding a way to make it. I took two years after graduating from high school to work in an auto factory and save money, while I tried to figure out what to do with my life. I had lots of time to think, on the line, as I suspect your son does on the road. I also like the road, finding it very meditative and relaxing for the most part. My hard-working wife likes to sleep while I drive, the first couple of days, but we also have time for some great talks. I still hope we can schedule some time for a decent road-trip this summer, once the lockdown eases up. I’m not going to LA, SF, or Portland, though, where our friends and relatives live. This might be a good year to strike out for the Canadian Wilderness, or the Wilds Of Alaska. Bring home a wolf-pup or two.

          • Bunk X says:

            Big Ugly Wheels is a great trucker song.

          • Octopus says:

            Classic Beat Farmers! 😃

          • Bunk X says:

            They were my faves in the early 80s, saw them a couple of times, met Jerry Rainey & Country Dick Montana. Montana keeled over on stage, died of a heart attack in 1995 at the young age of 40.

          • Octopus says:

            I only knew them in the ‘90’s, when the local alt-rock station started playing them along with all the grunge, indie and oddball eccentrics that made that such a great era for a lot of us. Their cover of Young’s “Powderfinger” was very popular for a time, here. I remember when Country Dick died, being surprised he was as old as he was, since most of the popular bands were quite young. Now that I’m 61, I know he was just a kid when he went. He’d be 65 now, had he lived. Time sure flies.

  20. Octopus says:

    Two new binge-able series we’ve embarked upon, even though we’re both working from home now and have less time: “Killing Eve,” which I love for the happy psychopath killer Villanelle, and don’t like for the “complicated” Sandra Oh character, named Eve. I have a dislike of Oh, going back to too many idiotic speeches by her character on “Grey’s Anatomy.” I find her very unattractive, and I usually love Asian actresses. Anyway, I love Villanelle very much, and want to hire her to get rid of a few people who vex me unnecessarily. The show is very involving, so far, just heading into the middle of the second season.

    “Mad Dogs” is the other one, a remake of an earlier BBC series I saw many moons ago. We just watched the first two episodes of the thing, and it’s extremely absorbing. We’ll see how it develops.

  21. Koko says:

    Just watched The Wrong Missy with Lauren Lapkus. Oh and some guy named David Spade. It’s a Sandler vehicle. Spade’s too old for rom-coms and he and Nick Swardson just looked tired and flabby. But I’ve never seen Lapkus in action. She is riveting as a sociopath hyper confident nut. She seems odd-looking at first but has amazing eyes. Spade’s supposed to be some uptight corp. sales guy and she ends up going to a corp. event to Hawaii with him by accident. He actually meant to invite some other chick named Missy but mixed up the texts. Cringing fun and hilarity ensues as she breaks every societal norm and taboo she can think of.

    • Octopus says:

      We watched that, too — she’s hilarious! I still enjoy Spade’s off-hand delivery, too. Enjoyable light comedy.

      I knew Lapkus from watching “Flight Of The Conchords,” a funny series from a few years back. She’s wacky in that one, too.

  22. Koko says:


    Mayor Selby is a far-left progressive and vocal supporter of Black Lives Matter.
    She even took a knee with Antifa/BLM terrorists a couple weeks ago.

    However, the mayor had a change of heart when a brigade of black-clad rioters made it her doorstep and vandalized her home.

    “I’m really trying to process this,” Selby said. “It’s like domestic terrorism. It’s unfair.”

    “It hurts when you’re giving so much to your community,” she added.

    Oh boo hoo hoo 😦 It’s all Social Justice fun and games until they come to your house and bust up and steal your shit. What a dipshit. LOL!!!

  23. Octopus says:


    They’re teaching our kids, and we’re paying dearly for the lessons, in more ways than just the monetary one. Pardon my French, but FUCK THIS SHIT!

  24. Octopus says:

    Tell it!! 😍

    • rightymouse says:

      Love her! She understands what the Donkey party has done to POC!!

      • Octopus says:

        Destroyed the black family unit. Destroyed generations with incentives to not work and keep having babies. Destroyed any remaining motivation towards self-empowerment with the Victim-Mentality bugbear.

  25. rightymouse says:

    Has anyone seen anything else about this??

  26. rightymouse says:

    Ya think so??? 😆

  27. dezzez says:

    Charles Johnson Googles Charles Johnson, finds Charles Johnson.
    Rage fest in progress.

  28. rightymouse says:

    Fatso’s having a Twitter meltdown over Chuck Johnson. Yeesh! 🙄

    • Octopus says:

      He keeps braying, “HE’S NOT ME!,” even though practically nobody besides us even knows who he, Fimple, is anymore. 😆

      It’s just confusing to people…who is this imbecile who keeps raving about Chuck Johnson? Why does he think anyone cares?!

  29. Octopus says:

    Is that EXACTLY why Trump fired him, too? Or was it because the President and Bolton disagreed on a number of key issues, relating to Bolton’s wishes to keep more troops deployed in Afghanistan and Syria? What is this “bigoted” thing you tweet about in regards to everything? Are you a bigot, Fimple?

    • Koko says:

      Because Fatso doesn’t feel the need to even attempt to make sense anymore and thinks he can just spew mindless vitriol with no explanation. It’s just virtue signaling with hopes someone will throw a couple quarters in his jar. He doesn’t care about actually being in a conversation. Whether you agree with him or not Bolton, of course has tons of government and international credentials to be a Presidential advisor. I don’t see how being a neocon hawk makes him a “bigot”.

      Chonky’s streak of being spectacularly wrong and stupid remains unbroken!

    • Bunk X says:

      I agree with Mr. Fimple about the dirtbag part.

      • Octopus says:

        Yeah, it seems that way. I wonder who Bolton thinks is going to buy his book — both the Left and Right despise him now. Maybe a few NeverTrumpers?

  30. dezzez says:

    Remind us again about your long history Chuck.

  31. Bunk X says:

  32. dezzez says:

    Ride the decline fatty!
    You more than earned the crash at the bottom.

    • dezzez says:

      Hmmmm, okay, lol.

  33. Octopus says:


    Rick Wilson has been wrong about everything related to Trump since early in the primaries. The Lincoln Project, which he founded, is a grift of staggering proportions. This thread is a fine primer on the absolute fail of this NeverTrumper.

  34. Octopus says:

    Really? How so? Please show your work, Fimple. 😆

    • rightymouse says:

      He’s just preaching to his idiotic choir. 😆

      • Octopus says:

        He may be preaching to them in person soon, after moving into one of their street camps. Homelessness may be just the tonic he needs, to get out of his fruitless rut (no water and fruit being delivered by mysterious woman these days), and get back into the fray. Imagine his rage, when his pup tent is ransacked by
        a disadvantaged resident in greater need of the items (Cheetos, Dew and laptop) than he, and “that’s what we are about as a community.“ I know it is hard to hear this, Fimple, but treat it as an unplanned donation. 😂

  35. Octopus says:

    Everyone cool with the abolishment of police, prisons and the entire criminal justice system, say, “Burn it all down!”

    • rightymouse says:

      Crazy liberals can’t intuit consequences and when they happen to themselves, they scream bloody murder. Look at Mayor Selby of Washington State. What a dolt!

      • Octopus says:

        We have an insurrection happening, and it will have to be dealt with. I’m not sure how harsh it’s going to get, but there will be casualties. This mob will not be appeased.

        • rightymouse says:

          I just don’t see how their idiocy can last unless they are being funded.

          • Octopus says:

            They are being funded. I hate to recite the list of Usual Suspects, but there’s strong evidence out there.

    • OLT's Memory Ain't Gone Yet says:

      Hey now, Joe Biden sees her as very clean and articulate.

      • Octopus says:

        Sleepy Joe knows the score: “They gonna put all y’all back in chains, yo!”

        Then he pulls a little girl’s shoe out of his pocket, stuffs his schnoz in there, and inhales deeply. Like Dennis Hopper taking oxygen, in “Blue Velvet.”

  36. rightymouse says:

    Fatso’s projection is extraordinary! 😯

  37. Octopus says:


    This would be funnier, if it wasn’t symptomatic of a real danger in our midst.

  38. Octopus says:

    The Idiot Left has been giggling themselves silly over recent studies that stated the malaria drug hydroxychloroquinine was ineffective against Covid-19. Because Trump, the big fat dummy, had directed the US to stockpile millions of doses. Boy, what a dumb bad orange man. Heheheheh.

    Well, just a minute here, Chuckleheads. There’s something coming down the pike about that, I’m not at liberty to disclose right now. Until it breaks, keep chuckling. 😄



    • rightymouse says:

      I read that garbage on the NYSlimes and rolled my eyes. Hope you’re right about something coming down the pike. 🙂

      • Octopus says:

        Something is definitely coming, but I’ve been ordered to stay mum for now. That’s hard for me. 😆

        Suffice it to say, all the major medical journals where studies are published are rife with liberal bias, and have been rejecting any studies that “side with Trump” on the effectiveness of Hydroxychloroquinine. That’s about to change, but will the MSM and other anti-Trump forces succeed in squashing this vitally important story? We’ll see.

        Here’s an example of The Lancet being a libturd-toady about climate chaos, as if medicine has anything to do with climate. They, and the New England Journal Of Medicine, are completely owned and operated by libturds with powerful agendas.


        • rightymouse says:

          The Lancet is renown for publishing BS crap. The New England Journal of Medicine should be ashamed of themselves.

  39. Koko says:

    Oh how embarrassing. What are they going to tell their friends? Um…the Pigs saved my baby. DON’T tell anyone.

    Neil joins the Pigs.

  40. rightymouse says:

    Trump’s rally is in Oklahoma tomorrow night. The Donkeys have been beside themselves.

  41. Octopus says:


    When you’ve lost Matt Taibbi… 😆

    They’re coming for you now, Matt. This kind of self-appraisal will not stand, in the circular-firing-squad called the Idiot Left.

  42. rightymouse says:

    They ARE Communist, Gussy. Go smoke some dope or something.

  43. dezzez says:

    “I am gonna take down a president”
    You go Chuck, you’re gonna be famous, YUGE even.

    • Bunk X says:

      Someone made a comment about wanting to throw a stick through Mr. Fimple’s bike spokes, and Charles was flailing his arms about a death threat. What a nancy.

  44. rightymouse says:

    Gussy must be sucking up to Fatso & his asshole again.

  45. Koko says:

    Moron Marxists discover that erecting monuments is a lot harder than tearing them down.


    Someone said yesterday they would hire a crane. But what crane operator company would take their equipment in there? I would have expected Hanna Scott to be breathlessly reporting today on Twitter that with the crane they have their two Marxist black fists in place. Instead I just see idiots who think you erect large heavy wooden signs just by getting a bunch of dumb white people to push on them. Also note the little kid darting around and near the heavy structure as the adult Marxists are exhausted and failing.

    • Octopus says:


      These are the same communist engineers who built the collapsing buildings in the USSR. Potemkin Village civil engineers.

  46. Koko says:


    Cancel the Demoncrap name itself. Change it to Black Marxist party?

    “The portraits of these men are symbols that set back our nation’s work to confront and combat bigotry,” Pelosi told reporters on Thursday.

    Yet Pelousy’s own father dedicated statues to slave owners. Seems he set back our nation’s work to confront and combat bigotry too by glorifying and honoring white male slave owners:

    Pelosi has yet to address the role her father, Thomas D’Alesandro Jr., played overseeing the dedication of the Stonewall Jackson and Robert E. Lee Monument in Baltimore’s Wyman Park while serving as the city’s mayor in 1948, nor the remarks he made during the ceremony.

    D’Alesandro said:

    Today with our nation beset by subversive groups and propaganda which seeks to destroy our national unity, we can look for inspiration to the lives of Lee and Jackson to remind us to be resolute and determined in preserving our sacred institutions … remain steadfast in our determination to preserve freedom, not only for ourselves, but for other liberty-loving nations who are striving to preserve their national unity as free nations.

    He also encouraged Americans to “emulate Jackson’s example and stand like a stone wall against aggression in any form that would seek to destroy the liberty of the world.”

  47. Koko says:

    So yeah…..She seems to be preening that she’s an intellectual and a “trained Marxist” This is the BLM co-founder confirming they’re a Marxist group!!! The black victim act is severely slipping as she can’t help herself bragging how bright and educated she is in the ways of anti-Americanism and anti-capitalism.

    And Susan Rice just trashed Trump on AMESSNBC with Andrea Marxist Mitchell for disparaging BLM. Way to go Susie. You just found out Republicans AREN’T MARXISTS you fucking idiot. Neither are a majority of Americans. Please, please, please let her be the VP pick!!


  48. Koko says:


    Classic. First get filthy rich in business mostly on white people in Vermont. Then sell out for bazillions to multi-conglomerate Unilever with no control but renting out their names. Continue to pretend your brand is a home grown favorite of Grateful Dead hippies when it’s really made in a giant soul less sterile factory. THEN after giving up all control over who’s hired or who benefits become a Marxist activist and pretend to be anti-capitalist radicals for the non-white people by donating a few paltry pennies of your fortune compared to your net worth. Blah.

  49. Koko says:


    Humorless and dour, Accosta fell for this hook, line and sinker today in the press conference. Asked McEnany why Trump was exploiting babies!!! She crushed him like a bug, of course.

    Asked about the video Friday, White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany said she thought it was funny.

    “I think the President was making a satirical point that was quite funny if you go and actually watch the video,” McEnany said during a press briefing.

    Jim Acosta, CNN’s chief White House correspondent, pointed out, “It seems as though he’s exploiting children to make some sort of crass political point.”

    McEnany responded by claiming that Trump was “making a point about CNN specifically. He was making a point that CNN has regularly taken him out of context.”

    The video Trump tweeted included a credit to @CarpeDonktum, who regularly publishes memes and parody videos supporting the President.

  50. Bunk X says: