Weekend Open Thread

| December 17, 2021

This photo speaks volumes. Human nature is such that socialism and communism are bound to fail to deliver the utopia that leftists talk about. Give people the incentive to generate wealth, and they will generate wealth. However, taking away from that wealth increases the incentive to not generate that wealth. Another option for the wealth generators is to leave the “socialist paradise”. The majority of those that advocated for socialism are essentially left holding an empty bag. Enjoy your weekend.

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P.S. Let’s go Brandon!


All right – I am FIRST, and you are NOT! I want my TAH Medal of Honor NOW!

To all my fellow Delta Whiskeys and Whiskettes, have a great weekend. I’ll be enjoying the start of college football bowl season starting tonight.


May your Kong have rats, Good Sir! The Crown is yours and fairly won. Had just rolled in from escort duty and logged on not 69 seconds ago. Your loyal knaves await your despotism. In the meantime, I will catch up on all that missed today.


Dang cheap a$$ U of T dial up. All hale the winner. Now provide your subjects with free stuff.


> Now provide your subjects with free stuff.

Do I look like President Brandon (or Lars) to you?

President Elect Toxic Deplorable Racist SAH Neanderthal B Woodman Domestic Violent Extremist SuperStraight

At least point us in the right direction of the top shelf booze & humidors of cigars


Welcome to the “Fuck everyone else Friday” club with another “Frist”.
Really late to the party 🎊 but I’m here!!
Happy weekend!!





Commissioner Wretched

Way too late to be first! So, instead, with a nod of approval to NDHoosier, I offer the week’s trivia! Enjoy, mes amis … DID YOU KNOW…? Who was the last king to fight alongside his troops during a war? By Commissioner Wretched didyouknowcolumn@gmail.com Yes, I know I left something out of last week’s letter to Santa. I left out the gifts I’d like to see others get. With that in mind, I’ll just confine my comment on that to the following extra note: Dear Santa, I forgot to mention the other people in my life in my letter to you last week. So, for all the wonderful (and sometimes not-so-wonderful) people who’ve made their impact on me, I ask this: May they all get exactly what they deserve. Love, The Commish There. Took care of it. I’ll leave the interpretation of that little request up to you, though 99.9% of them would get something wonderful if they get what I think they deserve. Now, on to the trivia, which we all deserve! Did you know … … the Muppet character Miss Piggy was originally called something else? When first created by Jim Henson (1936-1990), the character was named Piggy Lee. (I can’t speak for anyone else, but I’m kind of glad he changed the name.) … an iconic movie scene was inspired by illness? In the 1979 movie “Alien,” the scene where an alien monster bursts out of the chest of the character played by actor John Hurt (1940-2017) was inspired by a real illness suffered by the script writer, Dan O’Bannon (1946-2009). O’Bannon suffered from Crohn’s Disease, and he said the chest-bursting scene was inspired by the terrific pain the intestinal disease caused him. (This I understand!) … an ice hotel has fire alarms? The Swedish Ice Hotel, located in the town of Boverket, Sweden, is built each year from blocks of ice carved out of the frozen Torne River. Because of rules imposed by Sweden’s National Housing Board, however, the ice hotel must include fire alarms – despite being made entirely of frozen water. (If the place… Read more »


Thank you, CW, for your weekly trivia. Got an addendum:

Oxygen has other colors: liquid ozone is dark blue, and solid ozone is violet-black.

Every once in a while the chemistry student in me comes back to the surface. 🙂


“an evil dictator had a serious intestinal problem? Adolf Hitler (1889-1945), leader of Nazi Germany from 1933 until his death, had a real problem with flatulence”
Is he by any chance related to Brandon?… The similarities are impressive..

Commissioner Wretched

Which similarity? The evil dictator … or the constant flatulence?


Nothing says is can’t be both.




Excessive flatulence wasn’t Hitler’s only medical issue. The insulting British World War II song claiming that he was “50% lacking” in certain, um, “equipment” was apparently spot on target.


Hack Stone

Not even close.


Please forward the above to my Scamator, one (huge) Dick (and not in a nice way) Blew-them-all.

Have a great weekend y’all!

(Back to the regularly scheduled zeroing procedures)


Dropped a couple .5 inch groups at 39 meters. Not bad for a 12 inch barrel with a can shooting M855 ball. Hope to confirm ballistics at a further range later. I should really get a chrono but I like living a hard life. Just in case you’re wondering, aluminum foil doesn’t reflect enough laser to be effective. Use glint tape. (Again, I knew this but I idiot)

Anywho…Please to enjoy Señor RazörFistimo thrashing that Brandon guy and his stupid jab EOs.
Warning: Poop jokes, language and adult themes:

Frankie Cee

My best relaxation/exercise/training/self-protection is when I am doing a training exercise at my home range. I realized long ago that I am my only protection. The police are there to take the report of the action and to try to arrest the perpetrator(s), and secure them for prosecution. I am blessed with being a “Ruralist”, so I have the “space” to have a range just outside my door. Shooting 4 to 6 days per week, I stay proficient. Lately, much of my training, has been learning to use the opposite hand/eye in my long gun shooting. Now, as in the exercise featured in the link, I am as comfortable and accurate with either hand/eye. I alternate between each shot, from right hand to left hand.
While I use my AR-15 from 75 Yds on occasion, my most used long gun is my trustee Henry Big Loop, .22LR Carbine, shooting from 50 yards. The shorter barrel means less weight out at the tip end, letting me move around and come to target easier, faster. Putting 26 rounds, (two 13 round speedloads), inside a 3 , or even a 4 inch diameter, If I were to only shoot a few times a year I couldn’t do this well. Not bad for 81 years old, eh?

Jeff LPH 3, 63-66


Frankie Cee

Aaaah, those lovable “Letters to Santa” they’re so sweet. Dear Santa, How are you? How is Mrs. Claus? I hope everyone, from the reindeer to the elves, is fine. I have been a very good boy this year. I would like an X-Box 360 with Call of Duty IV and an iPhone 4 for Christmas. I hope you remember that come Christmas Day. Merry Christmas, Timmy Jones * * Dear Timmy, Thank you for you letter. Mrs. Claus, the reindeer and the elves are all fine and thank you for asking about them. Santa is a little worried all the time you spend playing video games and texting. Santa wouldn’t want you to get fat. Since you have indeed been a good boy, I think I’ll bring you something you can go outside and play with.* Merry Christmas,* Santa Claus*** * * Mr. Claus, Seeing that I have fulfilled the “naughty vs. Nice” contract, set by you I might add, I feel confident that you can see your way clear to granting me what I have asked for. I certainly wouldn’t want to turn this joyous season into one of litigation. Also, don’t you think that a jibe at my weight coming from an overweight man who goes out once a year is a bit trite? Respectfully, Tim Jones * * Mr. Jones, While I have acknowledged you have met the “nice” criteria, need I remind you that your Christmas list is a request and in no way is it a guarantee of services provided. Should you wish to pursue legal action, well that is your right. Please know, however, that my attorney’s have been on retainer ever since the Burgermeister Meisterburger incident and will be more than happy to take you on in open court. Additionally, the exercise I alluded to will not only improve your health, but also improve your social skills and potentially help clear up a complexion that looks like the bottom of the Burger King fry bin most days. Very Truly Yours, S Claus * * Now look here Fat Man, I told you what… Read more »


That brought a tear of joy to my eye.


Underneath the gruff exterior of the usual TAH denizens, dickweeds, and lionesses, there lie soft hearts. *KLEENEX ALERT* If this doesn’t attract those invisible onion cutting ninja bastards, nothing will. You’ve been warned.

A Proud Infidel®™

Damned Dust and Onion Ninjas got me too!

Commissioner Wretched

Damn … those ninja onion cutters …

That was wonderful.


I’m not crying, you’re crying! I been putting these heavy duty, pre op, eyes drops in. What’s your excuse? I’ll just go check those air handling unit’s filters.


Ok, that was pretty damn good. I still give 1st place to the Budweiser 9/11 tribute ad, but this is a solid 2nd place!


Ooo, yeah, I ugly cried at that one.


Is that a 427 decal on the air cleaner?


The Toys for Tots/USMC commercial – the one where the child approaches a Marine in blues and asks if he’s Santa, then gives him his list – makes me sniffle like a little girl with skinned knee. Every. Single. Time.


*sniff* I’m not crying. *sniff*

Damn! That was moving.

A Proud Infidel®™

Twenty-sump’n and I claim Honorary First once again.


Let’s go, Brandon!


Texas has started construction on their own border wall to fill in the gaps after federal construction was halted. DHS refuses to let Texas use the huge piles of unused gubmint owned fencing panels, the lighting, sensors, cables, etc. No of course not. Why would they? It’s almost as if D’rats hate America.

A Proud Infidel®™

The D-rats would burn the USA to the ground just so they could rule over the ashes.


Yes, indeed. That’s their whole plan.


A very wise person told me, long ago: You can do whatever you want to as long as you’re willing to accept the consequences.

Saves a lot of idiotic behavior from happening when you have that thrown at you. but The Dumbocraps? They think there are NO consequences to what they are doing.

They have no idea.


I confess…
Over the past year,
when I am diggin’ the dirt and droppin’ the plops
on military phonies and Stolen Valor shitbirds
outed, exposed, or otherwise featured here on VG,
I play THIS.

Yes, Accept is the German band
that achieved some fame in the 1980s with “Balls to the Wall.”
Excellent comeback in 2010, and rockin’ hard ever since.
Lyrics video. Released Nov 2020.


Ya got ol’ Poe with that one, SFC D. Gave him a lump in his throat.

Young Poe, as a young buck sergeant, bought a creampuff ’63 Impala convertible in Bay City, Michigan in 1965 while on TDY from the 101st, traveling the country with the US Army Exhibit Unit. It was gleaming white with a metallic blue interior.

When young Poe, recently returned from Vietnam in 1966, met a lovely, 19 year old, West Texas honey, the future Miz Poe, thereafter referred to affectionately as Sweet Thang, it was a toss-up as to which held greater attraction for her, the young paratrooper NCO’s dashing good looks and irresistible charm…or that gorgeous Impala convertible.

It must have been the Chevy as she damned near divorced me when shortly after we married, I foolishly traded it in on the latest and hottest thing automotive: a new, bright red, ’67 Camaro.

She partially forgave me later when I bought a white, ’69, Ford Fairlane convertible, and then finally forgot all about the Impala when I bought her a new ’71 Cutlass Supreme convertible, white with black interior, as soon as I got a good-paying job after college.

The Poe’s have always had convertibles throughout their 54 years together. There’s a white, creampuff, Sebring convertible sitting in our garage as I type this.

If Ol’ Poe could have a Viking funeral, that convertible would be his vessel of choice to bear his funeral pyre…😝😝😝

Frankie Cee

KYLE BARWAN, the shit smell that just won’t go away. These days he has taken on the personna of a Florida Highway Patrol Lt in some speshul unit.
A fellow TAH commenter has done some good tracking in the gaming community and found him.
I am trying to make contact with one group that is wise to him, and will update as possible.


Frankie Cee,
Only seconds on the Fu of Google reveals a history,
including 5 years in federal prison for impersonating military personnel.

Good luck nailing him down.
Law enforcement will certainly frown on a phony law enforcement officer.


And his history with VG/TAH goes back to 2010.

[Guest post; Stolen Valorist Kyle Barwan
Jonn Lilyea | April 24, 2017]

Frankie Cee

I told him 10 or 12 years ago that if he didn’t stop doing his posing thing that I would put him in prison. He didn’t, and I did. Working with Sheriff Grady Judd’s Polk County deputies, we made a pretty good case against him and got him a year in prison, after he absconded from house arrest and hit the road to the Northeast.
I would love to catch him in an illegal act.
For those who have never seen a Grady Judd video, this one, on Barwan, is classic:


Frankie Cee,
Good post.
I watched several, including 2017 Tampa TV news.

Quickly found Kyle Barwan’s Book of the Fake,
a FakeBook URL using his 2010 online game/scam/con handle,
with photos from 2020-2021.

Just in case anyone needs current photos
to verify scams and cons, and to help victims, targets,
witnesses, and others identify KB to law enforcement.

Frankie Cee

Yep. He has me blocked at both his felucifer page and his Kyle Barwan page on FAKEbook.


Frankie Cee,
The other Kyle Barwan account has gone POOF.
Either deactivated or deleted.
The Kyle Barwan account above (with Felucifer1 URL)
has posts with no name phantom clicks.
He clicks posts on 1 account with the other account.
Weasel behavior on the Book of the Fake.


Laying some in the Vermont Veterans cemetery this morning. Gonna be cold.



Frankie Cee

If there is anyone reading here that didn’t get it in your first post, even with the omission, they are lurking. “We” got it.

Frankie Cee

And we appreciate what you are doing.
Thank you much.

Green Thumb

Phil Monkress (aka: The False Commander “Phony” Phil Monkress – CEO of All-Points Logistics) will be stealin’ a plenty this year over the holidays as he procures taxpayer-funded government set aside contracts based upon his highly questionable and potentially felonious Native American, Law Enforcement and Navy SEAL claims.

And the Phildo knows where the meat pole goes….in the American Taxpayer’s collective asshole!


Fifteen people were shot in Baltimore on Friday, one of whom was a 39 year old female police officer who was on the force for two years.

Baltimore Police have charged two suspects in the shooting of Officer Keona Holley, who remains on life support after being shot while sitting in her patrol car early Thursday morning, and say the men also carried out a killing an hour later in a different part of the city.

Police Commissioner Michael Harrison said investigators pieced evidence together including security camera footage from the Curtis Bay area and used license plate readers to identify the owner of a vehicle seen fleeing the area as Elliott M. Knox, 31.

Police found Knox and took him in for questioning, where he confessed to being present but said a second man, Travon Shaw, 32, had fired the shots, according to a document obtained by The Baltimore Sun.

The two “people” accused of shooting the officer and the man are paragons of virtue:

Court records show Shaw has been free on his own recognizance while awaiting trial in Baltimore County for a March 2020 arrest for being a felon in possession of a firearm. His trial date is set for March 2022. He had a previous conviction for armed robbery and assault, from a case in 2006, also in Baltimore County.

Knox, meanwhile, was convicted of three armed robberies in 2006 at age 16 and sentenced to 15 years in prison.

I don’t want to make too much of a political or gun statement as I think the incident speaks for itself.

Still, in a season where we celebrate life and the birth of a child, two families will forever remember this as a season of senseless death.