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Fatwa Arbuckle: Enema of the State
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Good morning, GN!

Sorry about kilting yesterday’s thread; starting to feel like I’m accursed.

Apparently CNN thought last night’s White House Correspondents Dinner was more worthy of coverage than the riot in Baltimore.

[yakovsmirnoff]

What a country!

[/yakovsmirnoff]

Fatwa Arbuckle: Enema of the State
Editor

New beauty “tip”*: foreskin facials!

Dr. Gail Naughton, who developed the technology, told NY Magazine, “As we age, our cells divide at a slower rate, which contribute to the telltale signs of aging, like wrinkles and loss of firmness and luminosity. Growth factors captured from the donated foreskin of a baby (just one can generate over a million treatments) are at their peak ability in promoting rapid cell turnover. Applied topically, they spur adult skin cells to regenerate. This is said to have a smoothing effect on the skin.”

[*Yeah…the jokes pretty much write themselves.]

Paddy O'Furnijur
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Paddy O'Furnijur
5 years ago

A blessed Sabbath, Gerbil Nation!
Good morning, Fatwa!

In just one news blurb, Fatwa provided enough material for several 5-minute stand-up routines. That’s quite a load! Let’s give him a hand!

Paddy O'Furnijur
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Paddy O'Furnijur
5 years ago

I think the interviews went pretty well, yesterday. They were interviewing for an unknown number of English and Science openings (and perhaps others, later) with the English teachers scheduled first. I was among the first group of science teachers and they were already running late by the time I arrived early for my 10:00 appointment. While waiting, I heard that there were over 2000 applicants, with about 100 selected for the initial interview (just for the science openings). At about 10:40 I got escorted into an office for the first interview -- two guys reading questions from pre-printed forms. Each one asked two questions and the process took less than 10 minutes. From there, I was sent to another holding area to wait for the second interview. Apparently not everyone made it to this second area. After some more waiting, I went into another office where two more people asked two more questions each from the same form. Again the process took less than 10 minutes. I got back in my car at about 11:30. I should find out in about a week if I made it to the next step -- more interviews and a demonstration lesson.

Fatwa Arbuckle: Enema of the State
Editor

Hai, Paddy!

That’s quite a load! Let’s give him a hand!

And don’t forget to tip your servers; I’ll be here all week…try teh cocktail weenies!

Thanks for the update; glad you made the first cut.

More seriously: hope very much you make it to the next round.

Sven
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Sven
5 years ago

Nice job, Paddy. Good start for you. Have you given any thought to perhaps tutoring positions?

Sven
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Sven
5 years ago

Watching the talking heads this morning, and all the Hillary apologists saying the same thing: “The Clinton Foundation has done really great work.” Really? What have they done? Has anyone dug into the details of the Foundation’s efforts or programs?

It’s like the “President Obama is a terrific father” statements that we are all supposed to just nod our heads at and accept.

Sven
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Sven
5 years ago

And last night I watched some of the big correspondents dinner in DC. Unfunny and just plain annoying all the backslapping and mutual jerkoff sessions going on there. The place must have smelt like a high school gym afterwards.

And with all the cheap shots taken by Obama and the hosts, funny how I heard nothing about the fake Rolling Stone rape story or how “hands up don’t shoot” was a huge myth. As if both of those aren’t just ripe for jokes and in a gathering of supposed journalists too.

Fatwa Arbuckle: Enema of the State
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Hai, Sven!

I can’t be arsed to watch any video of last night’s Throne-Sniffers Gala; what I read on Twitter was bad enough.

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And speaking of last night:

At best, Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake is an idiot:

“While we tried to make sure that they were protected from the cars and the other things that were going on,” the mayor said of the protesters. “We also gave those who wished to destroy space to do that as well. And we work very hard to keep that balance and to put ourselves in the best position to deescalate, and that’s what you saw.”

Video at the link.

I think she’s opened the city to ginormous liability.

The story doesn’t mention that the police kidnapped thousands of people by refusing to let them leave the Orioles home game last night…because the authorities completely abrogated their duties.

All in all, nice job of chumming the waters for MD attorneys, moh-rons.

Sven
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Sven
5 years ago

I wonder if those businesses that were in the “destroy space” zone were asked beforehand to volunteer.

Sven
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Sven
5 years ago
Reply to  Machinist

Good point, as always, Mac.

Sven
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Sven
5 years ago

I have to wonder in this case if the whole “80% of his spinal cord was severed” talking point is anywhere close to the truth.

Paddy O'Furnijur
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Paddy O'Furnijur
5 years ago

Have you given any thought to perhaps tutoring positions?

Yep. There seem to be two options in that regard:
1. Private tutoring
B. Tutoring services

Option 1. involves finding students to tutor, advertising, etc., but has the advantage of allowing you to keep more of what you charge.
Option B. has the potential to provide more hours of work, but the pay is about 1/3 of the hourly rate available in Option 1.