Day By Day

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  • KenH

    It’s 1937 and the bad guys are planning for their next big move
    And for 8 years, Boingo has been playing asshole games with the fleet and installing lickspittles in every flag position.
    This is worse than anyone even thinks

    • eon

      Compared to the present crop of flags, Admiral Broderick in Harm’s Way by James Bassett looks…almost competent.

      clear ether

      eon

      • MasterDiver

        Where is Rock Torrey when we need him?

        Zar Belk!

        • Pamela

          How about Fatso Giovanni from Rear Admiral Daniel V. Gallery’s books. The Admiral was a friend of my Dads.
          A bit of levity with all the insanity of late.

  • A new budget item: $8.4 million for TG hormone therapy/surgery/etc.

    Well, there goes the ammo purchase we were gonna make this decade! I guess we’ll just do what we did in the Peanut Farmer years: practice with fake wooden rifles and cardboard or something.

    It’s deja vu all over again.

  • formwiz

    That sound you hear is Halsey and Farragut spinning.

    • Old Codger

      And Nimitz along with them. Getting so bad the folks in Fredericksburg are having trouble sleeping nights.

      • eon

        John Paul Jones isn’t spinning, he’s baring his teeth and looking meaningfully at the yardarm.

        Trivia note; After the Battle of Flamborough Head, in which Jones, commanding the Bonhomme Richard, captured the HMS Serapis, the captain of the later, Richard Pearson , was knighted for protecting the convoy that was the objective of the whole business.

        Upon hearing this, Jones said, “A knight? I’d like to meet him at sea again; the next time, I’ll make him a lord!”

        clear ether

        eon

  • Pamela

    My Dad is spinning in his grave.

    • eon

      The same for two of my uncles (USMC) and one cousin (torpedoman on a fleet boat, eight war patrols 1943-45).

      clear ether

      eon

      • Pamela

        The offered him the Captain’s chair after he came back from Vietnam and he turned it down.

      • MasterDiver

        And my Great uncle Joe, SCMM, and several senior cousins, all submariners!
        I’m just glad I retired at the end of Skippy’s first term, or I’d probably would have resigned!

        Zar Belk!

  • Grunt GI

    Oh my god. The Chinese and Russians must be laughing their asses off. Ray Mabus should be hung from the yardarm for what he has done to my Navy (in spite of my nom de plume, I’m an old Navy guy)

    USS Gabby Giffords. Holy shit what has been done to our military.

    -/:(

    • Old Codger

      Hopefully nothing irreparable. {crosses fingers}

    • Yes. Why a pedo like Harvey Milk, instead of a real historical figure like Frederick Douglass?

      The contempt for this country and everything about it is like the blister you got from the cast-iron skillet lid. Forgot the hotpad, eh? Tough shit, kid!

      Way to spit in the faces of those who succeed you, you fatherless bastard. Way to leave a mess to blame on your successor, you asshole. Nice job.

      It’s a pity you weren’t quite so transparent about it, you cocksucking sonofawhore.

      • Oh, is my anger showing again?

        • eon

          Better to let it out than let it abscess. And I speak as someone who doesn’t get angry.

          Much.

          clear ether

          eon

        • MasterDiver

          You’re only saying what most of us here feel and think. Believe me, the day after I retired I allowed myself the pleasure of a very long, very satisfying rant regarding his parentage, legitimacy of birth, personal habits, proclivities, and hygiene. He deserves to be tail-end charlie on a human centipede
          https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Human_Centipede_(First_Sequence)

          Zar Belk!

      • Pamela

        Hooah Delilah!

        Testify and say Alleluia!

        Never could stand perverts, deviants and whore mongers of any stripe.

      • Grunt GI

        Really, don’t hold back Delilah, tell us what you REALLY think about that worthless commie American hating rump ranger.

        🙂

      • Nomde Plume

        Speaking of blame, President Obama came in blaming his predecessor and I expect will spend the rest of his (miserable) life blaming his successor(s).

        It. is. all. show. Think of it as an anesthetic. For you.

        • Actually, seeing all the stupid things he’s done since 2008, I think it’s his entire goal to make sure that whoever is unfortunate enough to get that job will get blamed for all of it.

          This nonsense going on now could have happened sooner.

          Why wait until the last few months? Well, for no other reason than to give the middle finger salute as he’s piped out of the Rose Garden.

          But there’s that whole Karmic return, y’know, and I’ve seen Karma land on some people in ways I would not wish on a cockroach from the movie ‘Aliens’.

          • Pamela

            I’d like to see someone go all Ripley on the fornicating orifices for every transgression committed against US, We the People.

  • Old Codger

    I had a terrible nightmare. It was a few years down the road and we were looking back on the Obama years as the “Good Old Days”. Woke up my wife hollering NNNNNOOOOOO!!!! NNNNNOOOOOO!!!! NNNNNOOOOOO!!!!” in my sleep. Woke up in a cold sweat.

  • JTC

    The Bahamas? Hell how ’bout Haiti? They can float some boats, take over a whole region of FL and they know all about gay.

    BTW, how was there no sailor boy in the VP anyway? (Runs and hides from Miz Pamela and real men sailors down through history…A JOKE!)

    • Pamela

      JT

      The Haitians could take this Navy with patched inner tubes.
      Barry (cough asshole) has wimped out our Military Men to the point where knitting and tatting tea cozies will be considered hazardous duty soon.

      I had the honor of knowing Men who could walk through walls if it meant getting the job done.

      • JTC

        Miz P, patched inner tubes would be a huge upgrade over the Haitian “rafts” that floated up on S.FL shores, most actually dumped overboard from mother ships a few miles out with 50-100 “people” onboard.

        Enough drowned in the process that some charter outfits in the area advertised “Shark Fishing Trip…Free Chum!” Says something about those dregs that nobody thought it was bad taste at all. And those filthy, lazy, sub-human scum are responsible for one of my former towns on Lake Okeechobee, Belle Glade, earning the nickname “Aids Capital of the World”. The decent Dominican people who share the island of Hispaniola with Haiti won’t even let them cross the line under penalty of death. And under the guise of “saving” this pestilence, the Clinton Foundation skimmed multi-millions from the FOUR BILLION American tax dollars flushed down that sewer. http://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2016/07/report-clinton-foundation-enriched-ripping-off-haiti-2010-earthquake/

        Bitter? Why yes I am, you noticed. I am a mostly gentle soul who believes in live and let live, but I’ve got a bunch more stories and reasons why this place and its “people” should have been allowed to all be swallowed up by the floods and quakes that God rained down trying to exterminate them.

        • Pamela

          JT

          I had no idea Florida was having to deal with any of that.

          • JTC

            Pam, there’s more for another time.

            Cali ain’t the only place under siege.

          • pool dog

            Kinda explains why Florida is leaning Shrillery

      • ‘I had the honor of knowing Men who could walk through walls if it meant getting the job done.’ – Lady Pamela

        Ditto here. They’re still around. Not everyone coming along is a braindead fluffbunny.

        • Pamela

          Not many people, outside of my family, I’d take a bullet for, but these men were worth it.

    • silvergreycat

      JTC,

      *…how was there no sailor boy in the VP anyway?* The answer may be found here (via the closing credits of ‘Down Periscope’)… https://vimeo.com/47519496

      • JTC

        sgc, heh! I had forgotten about that, you are a linkin’ machine!

        • silvergreycat

          JTC,

          *… I had forgotten about that, you are a linkin’ machine!* No problem. Thanks for the complement!!!

  • Cliff H

    According to the linked article this picture/incident was from 2012. Still Obama’s watch, and still stupid, although I suspect all the sailors involved are in favor of ladies keeping their breasts.

    Just another indicator of what a total sham this person is/was as President of the United States. It will take many years of a serious presidency (which I do not see coming in the next four years) to even begin to reverse the damage BHO and his regine have done.

    • Grunt GI

      Well, I can definitely say that sailors are ALWAYS in charge of ladies keeping their breasts…and hopefully showing them off on shore leave as well.
      🙂

      But this whole pink thing is way outta hand. I mean I’m all for breast cancer research and prevention…I mean I help my wife with a breast exam every chance I get—-but really?

      I wonder how much money goes to breast cancer versus prostate or testicular cancer?

      I mean not that lefty prog men worry about testicular cancer, most of ’em have no balls, but hey, whatever.

  • I wrote this six years ago…
    IN GAY NAVY: A Parody of The Village People

    Where can you find pleasure
    Of gay or lesbian measure
    With sex aids or technology
    Where can you begin to
    Make your creams all come true
    In the air, on land, or sea
    Where can you unzip fly
    Play gay sports or muff dive
    Study sodomography
    Masturbate with big band
    Even in the grandstand
    Where both sides of the same team meet

    In Gay Navy
    There is no more DADT
    In Gay Navy
    Declare your G L B or T
    In Gay Navy
    They have support from F.A.G.
    In Gay Navy, In Gay Navy
    In Gay Navy
    Can’t you see we need your hand
    In Gay Navy
    Come on and flaunt your member, man!
    In Gay Navy
    Come on and lead them from behind
    In Gay Navy, In Gay Navy,
    In Gay Navy, In Gay Navy!

    They want you! They want you!
    They want you as a Gay Recruit!

    Let us thank Обама
    Not your Hetero Mama
    Let this celebration last
    Just do not come late
    There is no need to wait
    Let’s keep all the straights aghast
    You are truly so young
    Since you’re surely well hung
    Put that tool to work so fast
    Shove it in and then out
    They won’t care if they shout
    In the mouth or in the Vast….

    In Gay Navy
    There is no more DADT
    In Gay Navy
    Declare your G L B or T
    In Gay Navy
    Elena Kagan screams with Glee!
    In Gay Navy, In Gay Navy
    In Gay Navy
    Come on and do not be a wank!
    In Gay Navy
    It’s time to shag like Barney Frank!
    In Gay Navy
    Come on and lead them from behind
    In Gay Navy, In Gay Navy,
    In Gay Navy, In Gay Navy!

    They want you! They want you!
    They want you as a Gay Recruit!
    Who me?
    They want you! They want you!
    They want you as a Gay Recruit!
    But but but I’m afraid of homos
    Hey hey look
    I even get sick with lesbos on TV!
    They want you, They want you
    In Gay Navy
    Oh my goodness!
    What will I do on a submarine?
    Go down?
    They want you, They want you
    In Gay Navy

    • Perfectly done, and exactly as Ovomit would have it.

    • Grunt GI

      Yup…this is why
      1) They now issue soap on a rope to straight sailors in bootcamp. Not safe to bend over in the showers any more.
      2) Stopped using the phrase BOHICA (Bend over here it comes again) to describe some shit detail, job, or mission that was directed by some idiot up the chain of command-too many sailors liked it.
      3) the old phrase that in a submarine 100 men go on deployment and 50 couples return is now probably more true than ever.
      4) can’t call female bosun’s mates bull dykes…it’s now a badge of honor.
      5) Don’t call them cockpits anymore, they’re now box offices.

      SIGH…

  • Just…oh shit…nevermind.

  • jackdeth72

    Jeebus!

    SO glad I retired at age 55 in 2009!

    Thirty eight years in Active and Reserve Air Force Uniform. Saw the train wreck that is Obama coming. And got the Hell out!!!

  • NotYetInACamp

    The Soviet Union purged their military of non politically correct officers prior to WW2. Many consider the Soviets initial major losses to be due to the incompetent politically correct officers that ran the Soviet military then.
    Political Commissars were more important than theWW1 experienced officers during the purge.
    The Soviets had to create a new defense of Mother Russia propaganda campaign to gain support of the people.

    • The 300

      And the only reason they had any competent general to push back from the suburbs of Moscow is because Zhukov escaped Stalin’s purges since he was 10 time zones away watching the Japanese.

      • Interventor

        The Marshal was lucky and intelligent. He could read Stalin’s moods. Asked for a Christian burial in his will.

  • Hardball

    Since that is/was about breast cancer, I am not offended at all. Cancer has stricken a lot of people in my family. Several dear friends too.

  • Hardball

    Let’s hope all the DDQ gurls get their mamories checked soon. ( Dr. Hardball* offers to exam for free)

  • Rich Krum

    Perhaps that’s why the sip in the picture is referred to as the “Bonnie Dick”?

    This aim’t the Navy I was a member of–just sayin’

  • Brasspounder

    As a Reagan era sailor there once was a time when I was proud of my Navy service. After eight years of watching the f(l)ag officers responsible for leading this goat rope bend over for the O-hole I’ll say now what I never said while I was a bluejacket:

    FTN.

    I’m embarassed to know that I was ever a uniformed agent of the United States government.

    • B Woodman

      Clever, clever. F(l)ag officer. I enjoy a good (bad) pun. Thank you.

  • eclark1849

    Wonder what would have happened if someone had taken a knee?

    • pool dog

      In Ray Mabus’ navy it would probably all fours….

  • Unca Walt

    I am named after my uncle. Commandant of the USMC. Lieutenant General.

    Think how I feel.

    • Pamela

      General Walter Eugene Boomer

      Unca Walt-Is this him?

  • OldGeek

    After viewing that pic, I am ready to chew nails and spit carpet tacks. I think a taste of John Jameson’s would go well right about now – mouthwash, dontcha know?

    USN 1969-1973

  • Just want to remind you all that Shaft had tit cancer, too.

    Anyone think some other guy might have had ‘the scare’ thrown at him?

    • Pamela

      So did three of my Dad’s brothers

  • Bill G

    Supporting breast cancer research is something I have a feel for.

  • Old Grunt

    Chris,

    I am sorrowed to see that you and Damon didn’t do your research on this one. You may have seen it on social media somewhere with a comment about gays and the Navy, but this is a picture from 2012 about the Navy supporting Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which is October.

    Let’s keep up the credibility of DBDC.

    Larry

    • Chris Muir

      Forest for the trees,Old G.Forest for the trees.

  • JTC

    To the apologists saying how great it is that my military dollars are pissed away on feel-good issues unrelated in any way to military preparedness, not to mention the degradation of said military with various and sundry DIVERSITY PC FUCKING BULLSHIT: you might be happier with Doonesbury and its ilk, of which there is plenty.

    The credibility of DBD rests with its author and others whose eyes see the gathering darkness of the forest and will chop through and burn down the deadwood trees that threaten to choke the light and the life from the reason, purpose, and survival of our military and our Republic.

    Keep calling it as you see it, CM.

    • Pamela

      For most military men, in days gone by, feeling good entailed a hot shower, a cold beverage with a rare steak and an even hotter member of the female sex to have it with. The insanity of PC is ruining the normal dynamics of getting laid.

      • Grunt GI

        Actually it was more like a hot shower with a soapy hot babe to work up an appetite, THEN the cold beverage and rare steak. But either way worked.

    • Pamela

      Pick a card. Any card. No, don’t show it to me.
      Hmm. I’d say all three.

    • Brasspounder

      I’d say that someone received a Predator eye view of the Ecuadorian embassy from a .gov email account. “Nice view from up here, eh?”

  • eclark1849

    You ever notice you never see women doing anything like that to support men’s health? If they do, then the media isn’t telling us about it.

    • Pamela

      eclark1849

      Normally the support for men’s health is given privately in making sure things are functioning within parameters. This is followed most times with a sigh and a “Damn! Woman you did it to me again!”
      Followed by sleep, some snoring and smile.

    • Go to various gunny sites for “Kilted to Kick Cancer” Plenty of women on the blogroles.

  • NotYetInACamp

    10 AM GMT is when I heard the WIKILEAK message will be broadcast by Skype.
    4AM EST. George Noory on CoasttocoastAM and Infowars.com said they will cover it live.
    No open terrace for that formerly silly boy. infowarslive.app for your phone.

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