What Does MAGA Stand For? Stormy Daniel’s Edition

In America, Crazification Factor, Domestic Affairs, I'm With Her, Not Normal, Open Thread, Other, The War On Women by Adam L Silverman

Apparently MAGA stands for Motorboat American Great Again! Stormy Daniels arrested for hitting a cop with her breasts https://t.co/Xutz2sUC9o — The Daily Beast (@thedailybeast) July 12, 2018 Columbus Police Makes 3 Arrests at Adult Entertainment ClubAs part of a long-term investigation into allegations of human trafficking,prostitution, & other vice related violations, CPD arrested 3 individuals from Club Sirens at 6190 Cleveland Ave., early this morning, 7/12/18. pic.twitter.com/UJQzJ3iI6c — Columbus Ohio Police (@ColumbusPolice) July 12, 2018 The Daily Beast got its hands on the details… UPDATE: On Thursday, prosecutors dropped charges …

New York City Meetup for 29 July

In Events, Green Balloons, Open Thread, Other by Adam L Silverman

NotMax sent me the following: Following up about a potential NYC area meet-up. Commenter satby, who will be in town, suggested July 29th. Sunday works for me (don’t have to go to work on Monday) but maybe not for others? If a Sunday, maybe set an afternoon start time? Say, 4-ish or 5-ish. As for locale, wide open to suggestions. As people expressed a definite preference for a place close to mass transit, will mention one possibility. Tír na Nóg, at 31st and 8th, practically spitting distance to Penn Station. …

Peaceful Assembly and Personal Security – Re-upped

In Cybersecurity, Domestic Affairs, Don't Mourn, Organize, Enhanced Protest Techniques, Open Thread, Organize, Other, Politics, Popular Culture, Silverman on Security by Adam L Silverman

I know a number of you all are planning to join one of the various protests, actions, and/or demonstrations that will begin taking place this weekend as a result of the President’s family separation policy. So I wanted to re-up the post for anyone that missed it the first several times I posted it. I also saw a tweet, which I can’t find right now, from one of the protesters at the Vice President’s event two weeks ago in Ohio who said that the audience assaulted her and other protestors …

Peaceful Assembly and Personal Security – Re-upped

In Cybersecurity, Domestic Affairs, Don't Mourn, Organize, Enhanced Protest Techniques, Open Thread, Organize, Other, Politics, Popular Culture, Silverman on Security by Adam L Silverman

I know a number of you all are planning to join one of the various protests, actions, and/or demonstrations that will begin taking place as a result of the President’s family separation policy. So I wanted to re-up the post for anyone that missed it the first several times I posted it. I also saw a tweet, which I can’t find right now, from one of the protesters at the Vice President’s event last week in Ohio who said that the audience assaulted her and other protestors before event security …

Peaceful Assembly and Personal Security – Re-upped

In Cybersecurity, Domestic Affairs, Don't Mourn, Organize, Enhanced Protest Techniques, Open Thread, Organize, Other, Politics, Popular Culture, Silverman on Security by Adam L Silverman

I know a number of you all are planning to join one of the various protests, actions, and/or demonstrations that will begin taking place as a result of the President’s family separation policy. So I wanted to re-up the post for anyone that missed it the first several times I posted it. I also saw a tweet, which I can’t find right now, from one of the protesters at the Vice President’s event last week in Ohio who said that the audience assaulted her and other protestors before event security …

Bourdain and Suicide

In Other by John Cole

The loss of Anthony Bourdain is real, and it’s tough. This piece in Rolling Stone is a great sendoff to a great guy: The world was shocked by the terrible news of Anthony Bourdain’s death today, because he seemed invincible. As his man Iggy Pop would say, he had a lust for life. Bourdain wasn’t just another celebrity chef – he was an adventurer, a punk rocker who used to scam his way into CBGB shows by cooking meals for the bands. On his revolutionary travel shows No Reservations and …

Not Sure If This Is Penetration At All Levels Or Getting Schlonged? Florida Weather Edition!

In America, Not Normal, Open Thread, Other, Weather by Adam L Silverman

That’s one well endowed weather map if you know what I mean. And I think you do… We're keeping a close eye on potential tropical or subtropical cyclone activity early next week over the Gulf of Mexico. The ECMWF model indicates up to a 30% chance for the formation of a trop. depression. Nonetheless, this will be a weak storm and heavy rain is the main risk. pic.twitter.com/l8yERH9S5t — Hurricane Tracker App (@hurrtrackerapp) May 12, 2018 Here’s the rundown from Earther, but to be honest, I was just looking for …

Missouri Woman! Never Let The Muzzle (Of Your Gun) Cover Anything You Aren’t Willing to Destroy Edition

In America, Ammosexuals, Crazification Factor, gun safety, Not Normal, Open Thread, Other, Silverman on Security by Adam L Silverman

Don’t do this! Woman found with gun during strip search pleads guilty (Image 1: The Four Rules of Firearm Safety) From the Pantagraph: BLOOMINGTON — A Missouri woman accused of having a handgun concealed in her vaginal cavity during her booking at the McLean County jail pleaded guilty Friday to weapon and drug charges. Anika Witt, 20, of Ozark, pleaded guilty to possession of a weapon by a felon and unlawful possession of a controlled substance. According to a prosecutor’s statement read in court in September, Witt was stopped Sept. 7 for …

Late Evening Open Thread: Floriduh Monkey! Looking For A Good Time

In America, Critters, Faunasphere, Open Thread, Other, Popular Culture by Adam L Silverman

Floriduh! Monkey, what have you been up to? Of course… https://t.co/HUnpqDybEw via @nbc6 — Deebs ????? (@DeebsFTL) March 20, 2018 From NBC 6 Miami: Police were trying to find a monkey that was on the loose near the King of Diamonds strip club in North Miami Beach Tuesday. The monkey came from an industrial area west of I-95 and was reportedly loose in the area of the club near Northeast 6th Avenue between 179th and 180th streets. Police said the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission was assisting in the …

Falcon Heavy Live Stream

In America, Because of wow., Open Thread, Other, Space by Adam L Silverman

Space X’s Falcon Heavy rocket is now scheduled to test launch at 3:45 PM EST. The Falcon Heavy is three Falcon 9 rockets bundled together in a new configuration from the regular Falcon 9s. The main rocket has a payload attached with two Falcon 9s as boosters. The Falcon heavy has 27 engines and generates more than 5 million pounds of thrust at lift off. Musk has given it just a 50% chance of actually lifting off for its test flight without blowing up. Here’s a live feed to watch …

North Carolina Man Loves His Donuts!

In America, Food, Open Thread, Other, Silverman on Security by Adam L Silverman

You have to appreciate the commitment to one’s craft! Doughnut eating champion arrested again after Dunkin’ robbery https://t.co/eaVXHrpOi4 pic.twitter.com/BkHtEGg1j8 — FOX 61 (@FOX61News) January 22, 2018 Charlotte Observer, take it away! A North Carolina man who made headlines when he was caught for break-ins after winning a doughnut-eating contest has been arrested again. And this time he’s accused of stealing from a doughnut shop. The Virginian-Pilot newspaper reports 27-year-old Bradley Hardison of Elizabeth City was charged Thursday with stealing from a Dunkin’ Donuts in November. An Elizabeth City Police Department …

Floriduh Iguana! Wait, What?

In America, Climate Change, Critters, Faunasphere, Open Thread, Other by Adam L Silverman

Even while in New York, in the middle of a snowstorm, I get to write about South Florida's most bizarre winter phenomenon: cold-stunned iguanas. https://t.co/iYGA4G1BvU — Patricia Mazzei (@PatriciaMazzei) January 4, 2018 Beware the falling iguanas in South Florida. When temperatures dip into the 30s and 40s, people from West Palm Beach to Miami know to be on the lookout for reptiles stunned — but not necessarily killed — by the cold. They can come back to life again when it warms up. Iguanas, which can be as long as …