Americans, Preference Cascade ← Previous post Next post → Comments Too Tall Dec 16 2020 at 12:06 am Nice ride! JTC Dec 16 2020 at 12:19 am Heh, love it! Javie must already be on board so to speak, or that Heavy would be a fireball right about now. 🙂 ottersmith Dec 16 2020 at 12:30 am It’s got a muffler now? There’s an invention! JTC Dec 16 2020 at 1:01 am What muffler? It’s electric! Clean, quiet, Gaia-loving, totally free electric! Kafiroon Dec 16 2020 at 1:29 am If he gets his “Batteries” from Toyota, he can double the “mileage” he would get from his. DogByte6RER Dec 16 2020 at 10:01 am Since we’re on the to[ic of mufflers … https://app.photobucket.com/u/DogByte6RER/p/9f2c96fd-248b-449d-bf68-8f4b116eb141?mode=zoom Pamela Dec 16 2020 at 12:31 am So what’s the paint job? Ghost Flames… Bill G Dec 16 2020 at 5:38 am So he can be a Ghost Flame rider, in the sky? Chris Muir Dec 16 2020 at 12:47 am https://www.revolver.news/2020/12/statistical-model-indicates-trump-won-landslide/ JTC Dec 16 2020 at 1:15 am How sickening to continue to see these big reveals of obvious fraud while The Chosen and all its acolytes snicker and thumb their noses and say so what? Is there a near-term path to relief? Any kind of end-game plan? Because I can’t and won’t be suffered through what is coming in the next months and years if these things are allowed to stand. So I am for not allowing them to stand. Paladin Dec 16 2020 at 7:33 am I am also at a loss of what I can do. Quit drinking Yungling, Wisconsin cheese, Land O Lakes butter, Detroit Iron. All seam too puny… Bill G Dec 16 2020 at 6:25 am Statistical models were sufficient to ‘prove’ AGC, er, AGW, er, AGC, er, AGCC. It’s SCIENCE!!!! Statistical models were sufficient to prove the lethality of the CCP Virus. It’s SCIENCE!!!!!! So it should be sufficient to offset a vote that about 80% of the population believes to be fraudulent. RIGHT???? Right? right … WayneM Dec 16 2020 at 5:14 pm It doesn’t matter what the voters say as long as the Left has control of the means of counting & tallying… President Elect Toxic Deplorable Racist SAH B Woodman Dec 16 2020 at 12:58 am Who does Elon license that with? DMV? Or FAA? JTC Dec 16 2020 at 1:02 am NASA one would think. FREE one would prefer. JSStryker Dec 16 2020 at 1:38 am Yes! James McEnanly Dec 16 2020 at 4:18 am NASA. GWB Dec 16 2020 at 9:28 am NASA and FAA Rockets have to be cleared through airspace so those hot-rodders don’t sideswipe a slow-moving Concorde or something. (In the past, btw, rockets have absolute airspace right-of-way. They are fast, without much effective directional control – especially when coming down. With all of the innovations going on, that might just change someday.) Unca Walt Dec 16 2020 at 2:49 pm IIRC the absolute ruler of ROW in the sky is the balloon. The lowest of the low: Hoppacopters Browncoat57 Dec 16 2020 at 11:44 am https://www.spaceforce.mil/ JTC Dec 16 2020 at 5:01 pm Note the chest board on that Master Sgt, gotta have some logic, reason, and badass authority to run things and keep all that brass out of trouble… Punta Gorda Dec 16 2020 at 4:37 pm Vivid Video… Pamela Dec 16 2020 at 9:57 pm Wonder if he is a fan of Flesh Gordon John M. Dec 16 2020 at 11:30 pm NASA NotYetInACamp Dec 16 2020 at 1:14 am spaceship designs appear to again be looking like the Science fiction drawings, models, NASA predictions, and movie designs and pulp writers made them appear back in the 1950’s. JTC Dec 16 2020 at 1:28 am You want the 50’s movies? Did you see the vid of that Starship eerily rotating in air to assume landing position…which landing it unfortunately but spectacularly approached a bit too briskly?* *And which Elon hilariously and only partially disingenuously praised as a “successful ascent…” Fox2! Dec 16 2020 at 2:13 am Sticking the landing was a “stretch” goal for this mission. Wasn’t necessary to accomplish all of the pre-defined goals. It is good to extend one’s goals, but you have to expect some of them to not be met.I’m sure that the next mission will conclude with a successful landing. President Elect Toxic Deplorable Racist SAH B Woodman Dec 16 2020 at 12:56 pm Thunderbird 1 Heltau Dec 16 2020 at 2:09 am Is there enough room to stuff a couple of hundred libturds in the rocket and send it off to the Andromeda Galaxy? Asking for a LOT of Americans. Bye the way, Happy Christmass and hopefully a Merry New Year to you all. Heltau Dec 16 2020 at 2:10 am I used the wrong by. Fox2! Dec 16 2020 at 2:14 am Use them for sound suppression lining on the flame trench. Haltau Dec 16 2020 at 5:06 am Far better usage of these libturds than my comment. Should they be tared and feathered before this usage? Pamela Dec 16 2020 at 11:41 am Send them where the Reavers are…. Mike-SMO Dec 16 2020 at 3:05 am e-Dogs or Tin Man should have noted the arrival, if nothing else, than to safe the turkey launcher. Bill G Dec 16 2020 at 6:28 am Ayuh; we wouldn’t want Elon’s nice ride to run afoul of Sam’s turkey. The 700 MPH chicken gun has nothing on Sam’s cookware. Robert Heinlein the Prophet. Dec 16 2020 at 5:21 am License would be with FAA, as per SpaceShipOne. Rockets as Robert A. Heinlein would have preferred ( it lives ). Given that Falcon Nine did a similar thing, Elon was happy to get within 100m of success IRL. Plus as a fan of Mythbusters he doesn’t mind BIG booms. CDR 215 Dec 16 2020 at 11:34 am Yeah, but Elons’ booms are a lot more expensive than the Myth Busters’ booms! Dave Dec 16 2020 at 9:11 am Another step in turning Texas blue. While the jobs are nice, the people and their socialist ideals are not. Really, really need to implement Glenn Reynolds’ Welcome-wagon idea. GWB Dec 16 2020 at 9:29 am Absolutely. noy fub Dec 16 2020 at 9:15 am Chris, thanks for sharing the Revolver article. Not light reading but, very interesting. Fronk! Dec 16 2020 at 9:28 am John F. Kennedy famously said, “Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.” Lyle Dec 16 2020 at 12:07 pm Was Kennedy not speaking from the Progressive (incremental communist revolutionary) point of view? It is my assertion that, judging from those words alone it is impossible to tell. A Marxist street thug would say exactly the same thing. Many of these clever phrases we like so much can be turned around to either direction; adopted by either side in the war, and as such they are clearly lacking in guiding principle. GWB Dec 16 2020 at 9:30 am With a guest around the house, I am expecting not to see any waterhole visits or Jan sunbathing any time soon? Advo Dec 16 2020 at 11:27 am “Is that a rocket, or are you just happy to see me?” JTC Dec 16 2020 at 5:17 pm Just hope he can sticky that landing… Browncoat57 Dec 16 2020 at 11:46 am Shiny! TheDuckHunter Dec 16 2020 at 12:41 pm https://www.incelriot.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/CIVIL-WAR-Map_rasterized-1.pdf For your entertainment JTC Dec 16 2020 at 2:08 pm Definitely entertaining, but for entertainment value only… Can’t have CSA, it’s been done and does not convey the truth and reach of the CRA (Constitutional Republic of America), which encompasses so much more, geographically, psychologically, politically. economically, and of course as the name implies, Constitutionally. But it is as the last one was, a Confederation for freedom… The Confederated States of the Constitutional Republic of America, The Confeds of the CRA. John M. Dec 16 2020 at 11:49 pm Shouldn’t that be “D.P.R. of Cascadia?” There are no more Soviet Socialist Republics… Halley Dec 16 2020 at 2:01 pm A sense of humor is a means of survival and self-defense. I’m finding for the first time since ever that mine is on hold, in this excruciating wait for the Nov. 3 terrorist attack by The Enemy to be avenged. And most of the mainstream “conservative internet” is in such a horrifying Surrender Mode, that there is basically nothing left to read or latch on to for hope. Thanks for this DBD lifeline, and this turned-on community. Malatrope Dec 16 2020 at 2:04 pm Truly beautiful artwork there, Chris! You captured the spirit perfectly! Pamela Dec 16 2020 at 2:24 pm Oh My Goodness https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lfZQcV-frnY&feature=emb_title Malatrope Dec 16 2020 at 2:35 pm In case you missed the SN8 launch, this is the best visuals and sound I’ve seen so far: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uIyKS_9tP08 …and here’s the geek freakout behind the camera: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ujCmpqWcJxk JTC Dec 16 2020 at 11:33 pm Great camera work. But the low-res version I watched over and over of the rotation is almost better in conveying the 50’s bad sci-fi animation and evokes that kid in me. 🙂 Pamela Dec 16 2020 at 3:29 pm Nasty Business https://gatesofvienna.net/2020/12/dr-sucharit-bhakdi-the-side-effects-of-the-genetic-vaccine/#more-51288 Punta Gorda Dec 16 2020 at 6:03 pm Gnarly banana. DonS Dec 16 2020 at 6:30 pm Halley, for never-say-die encouraging news, watch Steve Bannon’s “War Room Pandemic” morning and evening daily. Also, download John Fredericks Radio APP on your phone. They are relentless, and the truth is on our side. Blessings! DonS Pamela Dec 16 2020 at 7:24 pm The Farce is with US https://generaldispatch.whatfinger.com/urgent-this-photo-was-taken-moments-ago-by-a-poll-watcher-at-the-congress-center-in-ga-for-the-signature-audit-fix-is-in/ JTC Dec 16 2020 at 8:24 pm Like I said, “…all it’s acolytes snicker and thumb their noses and say, so what?” And we say, “so nothing”. My Way or --> Dec 16 2020 at 8:20 pm Chris, that rocket is a gigglesnort. You could post a warning, just as a kindness. Note this from WUWT: there is a possibility that the looming Biden Admin may pursue persecution (not PROsecution) of those with dissenting opinions, mostly about climate change/this & that, but here’s the warning article: https://wattsupwiththat.com/2020/12/16/wuwt-big-changes-returning-to-a-war-footing-on-climate/ It appears that Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) is leading the charge on it, per this warning: I have inside information that Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) will be pushing the Biden administration, calling for prominent climate skeptics, and climate skeptical organizations to be put on investigations and “show trials” for daring to question the consensus. There may be worse than that coming, as he seems to genuinely believe we’ve committed some sort of crime and should be punished for it. Make no mistake, it’s coming. <- There is nothing that says other platforms will not be pursued as dissenters. JTC Dec 16 2020 at 8:52 pm Actually that crazy cartoon Starship silhouette is quite true to life… https://techcrunch-com.cdn.ampproject.org/i/s/techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/SpaceX-Starship-Mk1-17.jpg?resize=1536,1024 As to their “truthers” coming for us? Bring it bytches. Malatrope Dec 16 2020 at 9:35 pm That was the old MK1, which is being scrapped. Watch the videos I posted above for the one that’s actually flown. And before anybody says “it exploded”, that was expected. It achieved all of its intended goals. JTC Dec 16 2020 at 10:53 pm Yes, the so-cool revolution/evolution/devolution to the current Buck Rogers retrorocket design was discussed at length upthread. Also speculated about the new electric model called the Bzzzt! Batteries are problematic but Kafiroon says Toyota has that down… 🙂 Love everything about SpaceForce and this space cowboy collaboration thing, let’s see what the new nazty regime does to it. JTC Dec 17 2020 at 12:02 am BTW, did you see R2D2 standing by at launch and “landing”? I mean did it land right where it launched or did that seemingly tiny but actually giant R2 travel? Hmmm? cb Dec 16 2020 at 10:31 pm Oh well, it was a good idea while it lasted: https://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2020/12/update-screwing-trump-dni-notified-career-intelligence-officials-will-not-meet-december-18-deadline-foreign-threats-2020-election/ LowKey Dec 16 2020 at 11:30 pm Why are we surprised at what has happened. We’ve watched for decades as the Democrats went further and further left as more of their ranks embraced being “Progressives”, and watched as those in office who were supposedly on the “Right” did nothing but vent hot air in political kabuki theater….’full of sound and fury,Signifying nothing’. Meanwhile the left listened to what their ideological role model said, “It’s not the people who vote that count. It’s the people who count the votes.” And here we are….