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From the Associated Press Stylebook:

We now say not to use the archaic and sexist term “mistress” for a woman in a long-term sexual relationship with, and financially supported by, a man who is married to someone else.

Instead, use an alternative like companion or lover on first reference. Provide details later.

Apparently, the AP thinks that Joe Biden is stuck with picking adventuress Kamala Harris for his Veep and wants to lock in that it was True Love that brought the youthful Kamala and the elderly Mayor Willie Brown together.

I’m looking forward to this because I have lots more dusty old Willie Brown anecdotes to retail. Willie looks like black Pepe the Frog. Here he is with Kamala’s umpteenth successor, Sonya Molodetskaya:

 
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  1. Has there been a trend in successors? Is he taking more cream than coffee in his older age?

    • Replies: @Oscar Peterson
  2. Corn says:

    No way he’d be dating that blonde if he was a truckdriver or housepainter.

    Kissinger was right. Power is a great aphrodisiac.

    • Replies: @John Johnson
  3. “Lover” actually sounds “antiquated” to my ears. Concise and descriptive.

    • Replies: @Hypnotoad666
  4. Anon[296] • Disclaimer says:

    Here she is with designer Vasily Vein and the American Psycho:

    At last year’s Opera Gala, Sonya Molodetskaya, Willie Brown’s longtime companion, donned a cream lace dress underneath a coat-length version of the white billowy wrap – created using 3 kilometers of tulle strips. The dramatic piece upstaged the gala and even the performers in that year’s opera, “Rigoletto.” Such pieces take up to 10 days for Vein to sew. “I do everything myself,” he said.

    https://www.sfgate.com/style/article/Designer-Vasily-Vein-from-Russia-with-style-4756478.php

    I wonder if Vein has reinvented himself as a YouTuber?

    • Replies: @Father O'Hara
  5. Goddamn that is creepy. What the hell is wrong with women? Does that guy even have any power to offset his core monstrousness?

    Anyway, the correct term–and I hope the AP uses it–is “bottom bitch”.

  6. Willie Brown should offer a MasterClass in interracial, May-Decemeber relationships. It would be informative for men like myself, who are in the market for a younger, second wife (preferably a Japanese model. Heh Heh).

    As soon as I finish my photography class from Annie Leibowitz and my beatmaking class from Timbaland, I would take it.

    • Replies: @Anonymous
  7. Art Deco says:

    Every time you think the press has finally hit bottom and cannot sink any lower, they prove you wrong.

    She married at 49 and has no children. A talent for building abiding fruitful relationships with men is something she’s never had.

  8. Oh boy, let’s talk about Joe’s reluctance to fully embrace Forced Busing back in the day. I bet she agrees to leave that issue alone if he picks her as his Veep candidate. At least until they are sworn in and she decides the 25th Amendment might just apply right away after all. Of course if Trump crushes them, she will go back to trashing Sleepy Joe right away.

    I understand their campaign slogan, based on reversing everything Trump has done and returning to the Obama Regime policies, will be “MAMA: Make America Mediocre Again” and they will even hand out blue MAMA hats to supporters.

    • Replies: @Ozymandias
    , @danand
  9. Joe Joe says:

    we should simply refer to women like Kamala Harris who sleep with married men as “side pieces” 😉

    • Replies: @anon
  10. Apparently, the AP thinks that Joe Biden is stuck with picking adventuress Kamala Harris for his Veep and wants to lock in that it was True Love that brought the youthful Kamala and the elderly Mayor Willie Brown together.

    If true that is *great* news … for Trump.

    Harris has to be one of the more openly unpleasant political personalities out there. And she’ll do yeoman work in service of waking up more white people to what’s in store.

    Hard to believe Biden’s advisors would be so dumb and pick her over a white gyno-midwesterner (and mom) like Klobuchar. But, i guess, when you live in their bubble of–“diversity is our greatest strength”–lies, the mind tends to get quite confused. One can hope.

  11. SFG says:
    @Art Deco

    Some women like that. The fantasy of being an independent woman, traveling around the world, and having lots of affairs (i.e., having the freedom of a high-status man) is a powerful one for high-T women, I suspect.

    Of course, for every woman who pulls it off there are 100 who wind up childless at 45 with no spinsters, just like for every guy who tries to play pro sports there are 100 who never get past college. They do get reasonable careers as auto salesmen and middle managers as a consolation prize, though. The spinsters just wind up in HR making our lives miserable.

  12. SFG says:
    @AnotherDad

    It’s not just that (though they have drunk their own multicolored Kool-Aid). They have to keep black people, who are the core of the Dems, on board and turning out. Relatively low turnout for Hillary vis-a-vis Obama was part of what sunk Hillary. (With a race that close it’s always 6 or 7 different things.)

  13. @AnotherDad

    Senator Klobuchar?

    I believe in Flying Saucers. And Flying Staplers. Along with Flying Tape Dispensers.

    https://nypost.com/2019/02/13/amy-klobuchar-reportedly-threw-offices-supplies-at-employees-during-outbursts/

    • Replies: @Reactionary Utopian
  14. Kamala Harris and her sorority sisters get the side eye from a more black student at her HBCU.

    Harris is a weird creature.

    Her mom, her sister, and her sister’s daughter are all much more educationally accomplished than her—her sister went to Berkeley and Stanford Law School despite having become a teenage mother at 17. Her high-achieving Jamaican mulatto dad basically wasn’t around after she was two years old. The biggest influences in her life, growing up in Canada, were her Tamil Brahmin mother and visiting grandparents, who helped with childcare. She must have complexes galore.

    I think that may be part of the reason why she is completely unable to hold her own when attacked directly in a debate, which is odd in a person who was attorney general in California.

    Biden would be crazy to pick her.

  15. Spud Boy says:

    Scott Adams picked Kamala to win the nomination way back when the field was wide open (based on diversity Pokemon points), not knowing at the time that she lacked charisma, and had poor campaign staff (her sister).

    If Biden picks her as VP, should could end up becoming president without having to jump through the normal hoops of being likable and running a good campaign. It’s also likely that if she does become president, Hillary Clinton will be pulling her strings behind the scenes.

  16. Pericles says:

    Interesting in two ways: 1/ AP getting their marching orders seems like a strong signal that Kamala will indeed be the VP and presumably soon P, and 2/ it looks like AP with their soft, careful words all of a sudden are endorsing open polygyny.

    Footnote: However, I believe the culturally sensitive POC appellation of Kamala is ‘side piece’ or, possibly, ‘jump off’.

  17. Anonymous[364] • Disclaimer says:

    FWIW, Willie the Pimp is talking up Klobuchar — I wouldn’t go so far as to call him “Team Amy”–
    http://www.sfchronicle.com/bayarea/williesworld/article/Amy-Klobuchar-has-inside-track-to-be-Joe-15241732.php

    Although his op-eds this decade have been almost absurdly moderate/pedestrian, v. deficient in the kind of scolding-meets-clickbait rhetoric so common for new-wave post-Clinton Democrats, a la:

    “If you want to beat Trump, ditch the bow tie”
    “Mike Bloomberg is what America needs right now”
    “Tiger King is the most compelling offering yet on stream-tele-net-show home entertainment”*

    etc.; maybe I imagined the last one

  18. It’s humorous that the AP is trying to proactively coverup for Harris being a ho. Which is all she was a: a cheap ass money-and-connection-grubbing ho who sold her body to Willie (and, allegedly, anyone else at *certain kinds of parties* that Willie told her to be with) in order to get a huge boost in her career.

    I mean, a mistress has some cache. A mistress at least is happy to be taken care of by a man in exchange for physical pleasure. Most of them either desire to be a wife or else are happy to stay as mistresses as long as their lifestyle is taken care of.

    But not Harris; this was a purely temporary sex for money-and-power grab. She had a timer on that relationship from the start, probably a shorter one than Willie did.

    I still say this will be Hillary. Harris is a stalking horse. Hillary set up Tom Perez at the DNC the moment Trump was in office. It’s been four years of her waiting patiently for this.

    And, as I said before, a nagging loud-mouthed black female is a loser at the top of the ticket for the Dems. Harris isn’t ugly or fat or ignorant, but she spews ignorant race-and-sex baiting stuff as part of her schtick. She will turn off many Asians, Hispanics, and gays without delivering enough females or blacks to make up the difference.

    Hillary at the convention. Either Joe’s VP or else she takes the nom then.

    • Agree: jim jones
  19. a woman in a long-term sexual relationship with, and financially supported by, a man who is married to someone else.

    You have to start at the bottom and work your way up. Play your cards right and you might even become First Lady before menopause kicks in.

    • Replies: @jim jones
  20. @PiltdownMan

    “Biden would be crazy to pick her.”

    Crazy … or senile.

    Oh wait.

    • LOL: fish
  21. Apparently, the AP thinks that Joe Biden is stuck with picking adventuress Kamala Harris for his Veep and wants to lock in that it was True Love that brought the youthful Kamala and the elderly Mayor Willie Brown together.

    That is a bit of a stretch, I think. Style books are always making changes to reflect current trends and mores. We refer to gay men having husbands rather than catamites and to castrated men as transexuals rather than eunuchs,but that doesn’t mean that Biden wants one as VP.

  22. Farenheit says:

    To no one’s surprise, her wikipedia bio has no mention of her relationship with Willie Brown. Fathom that!

    • Replies: @Neoconned
  23. Brb, making a ‘Willie Brown Groyper’ Twitter account

  24. theMann says:

    Consider the Community Standards……

    She wasn’t Willie Brown’s “Mistress”, she was his Bitch.

    • Agree: Cortes
  25. JimB says:

    I’m looking forward to this because I have lots more dusty old Willie Brown anecdotes to retail. Willie looks like black Pepe the Frog. Here he is with Kamala’s umpteenth successor, Sonya Molodetskaya

    Hey, Sonya looks like Pepe the Frog, too. Coincidence?

  26. fish says:
    @PiltdownMan

    Grandma and Grandpa look just thrilled don’t they…….

  27. Kaz says:
    @Art Deco

    What if she just didn’t want children?

  28. @PiltdownMan

    “…from left, are her grandmother Rajam Gopalan, grandfather P.V. Gopalan…”

    We’re an American band!
    We’re an American band!
    We’re comin’ to your town,
    We’ll help ya party on down,
    We’re an American band!

  29. We refer to gay men having husbands rather than catamites

    Leave the University of Vermont out of this.

    to castrated men as transexuals

    Where have you been? Transsexual was replaced by transgender ages ago. The latter is actually an improvement. You can’t change someone’s sex, but English discarded gender ’round about Chaucer’s time, so it’s no great loss.

    rather than eunuchs

    A half-century ago, David Reuben called such a person a “castrated, mutilated female impersonator”.

    He’s still alive, by the way. His Wikipedia page devotes more space to his works on nutrition than to those on sex which made him famous. I find that quite just. Thanks to Dr Reuben, I’ve been enjoying butter, cream, and eggs for the last forty or so years and am as healthy as anyone I know. May even have weathered Covid-19 in February.

    • Agree: Desiderius
  30. If he couldn’t have compensated her she would not have given him the time of day. She is a whore. Not mistress. Whore. Skank-ho if you prefer, though I don’t think this is usual for the ones in her price category which is premium. For that price you ought to be able to get one that looks like Anna Kournikova at age 20 so give Harris props for that.

    Companion? Get outta here!

    • Replies: @Buffalo Joe
  31. Steve,

    His newest lover’s surname is Molodetskaya, which is Russian and has two components: Molodets and skaya.

    Skaya is a feminine Russian suffix.

    Molodetz is the Russian equivalent of ‘Atta Boy/Atta Girl” or “Good boy/ Good girl”.

    Seems fitting…

    Here’s the Wikipedia entry for molodetz.
    https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/%D0%BC%D0%BE%D0%BB%D0%BE%D0%B4%D0%B5%D1%86

  32. Dmon says:

    How does the AP stand on “c*mbucket”?

    • LOL: Rob McX
  33. Mike Tre says:
    @AnotherDad

    I hope you’re right but I’m not so sure. Michelle Obama is and was quite an unpleasant individual during Barry’s campaign, and after only a couple of public missteps his handlers were wise enough to gag her and bag her for the duration.

    It’s not exactly the same thing, but Biden’s people may be wise enough to do the same with Harris, at least until Biden drops dead at the inauguration and she steps over his still drooling carcass to assume control.

    • Agree: fish
  34. @Art Deco

    Their class/generation were taught (at the finest schools) that:

    (a) there is no such thing as low

    (b) the bad guys are already low, so you have to go low to beat them

    (c) the expectation of consistency is foolish

    • Replies: @anon
  35. BenKenobi says:

    The AP “style book” is one big red pill. The instructions are basically “when you can’t outright lie employ euphemisms that mean the opposite of the truth.”

    • Replies: @Johnny Smoggins
  36. I was a little slow on the uptake but looks like Mason is another Corvinus.

    The Terminators are becoming more sophisticated.

    • Agree: JMcG, res
  37. Anon[367] • Disclaimer says:

    OT

    Funny review of the law regarding whether people from Spain who claim to be Hispanic (for government business and employment quotas) are committing fraud. It turns out to depend on various factors and differs according to the specific regulations of the program in question.

    https://reason.com/2020/05/08/are-spaniards-persons-of-spanish-culture/

  38. Steve, did you mean to say “retail” us with these anecdotes or “regale” them? I mean, if you can make a buck off them, more power to you, but I’m not payin’.

  39. @AnotherDad

    That’s my take, but I’ve been very wrong about the dynamics of the race so far so I’m afraid that means she’ll be President by next year.

    Didn’t seem like she turned out blacks very well in the primary. Maybe she gives off more of a Dot Indian vibe or the novelty has worn off?

    • Replies: @Buffalo Joe
  40. @PiltdownMan

    “Biden would be crazy to pick her.”

    Or senile, so she looks like a shoo-in.

  41. black sea says:

    She’s half Black, but Biden already has the Black vote, or at least they go along with his candidacy, for whatever reasons.

    She’s half Indian, but the Democrats already have the South Asian vote, as they do the whole of the immigrant vote.

    She’s from California, but the Democrats already have the California vote, as they do the east and west coasts more generally.

    She has no kids, but the Democrats already have the empty womb vote.

    As far as I can tell, her main asset is that she is a twofer, i.e. a POC in line to become the first female President, as nobody really expects Biden to serve out two terms.

    If this works out as the Democrat apparatchiks hope, I will take some small pleasure in knowing that Hillary Clinton had to stand moping on the sidelines while someone else threw the winning touchdown. Assuming she’s still with us at that point.

  42. @SFG

    And they are obtuse enough to think black people will turn out for the Indian-Jamaican Kamala, who’s married to a white Jewish man?

    Honestly they’d be more likely to turn out for political nobody Stacy Abrams.

    • Agree: sayless
  43. Too bad Willie Brown isn’t running for president. After seeing this, I admire the son of a bitch — for much the same reason I admire Donald Trump. C’mon nerds, this is an HBD blog after all.

    • LOL: moshe
    • Replies: @SFG
    , @SunBakedSuburb
    , @fish
  44. @SFG

    SFG said:

    “Some women like that. The fantasy of being an independent woman, traveling around the world, and having lots of affairs (i.e., having the freedom of a high-status man) is a powerful one for high-T women, I suspect. Of course, for every woman who pulls it off there are 100 who wind up childless at 45 with no spinsters . . .”

    True, and Hollywood makes movies about such women, glamorizing them.

    Here’s the always-stunning Nicole Kidman in the movie biography (“Queen of the Desert”) of Georgia Bell, the pre and post WWI important British diplomat and spy who delighted in sleeping with married men (apparently) much of her life, until she finally realized that no man wanted her any more.

    No husband, no kids, no family, no more Middle Eastern spy missions, either.

    So, at age 57, she “accidentally” OD’d on sleeping pills.

    The real Georgia Bell, on horseback, seventh from the left, between Winston Churchill and T.E. Lawrence.

    • Replies: @SFG
    , @kaganovitch
    , @Lugash
  45. It’s not like AP is specifically bothering about Kamala, and in normal every day speech the term “mistress” is a bit obsolescent if not outright archaic.

    The demotic term is “ho”. Short and sweet with no antediluvian overtones of ownership.

    Kamala was Willie Brown’s ho.

    Hope that clears things up.

  46. JimB says:

    If this works out as the Democrat apparatchiks hope, I will take some small pleasure in knowing that Hillary Clinton had to stand moping on the sidelines while someone else threw the winning touchdown. Assuming she’s still with us at that point.

    Don’t count on Hillary shucking her mortal coil anytime soon. She probably thinks she’s in line for a Supreme Court nomination by President Biden when RBG’s body composition exceeds 50% cancer cells.

  47. SFG says:
    @Buzz Mohawk

    You can’t imagine why white nationalists and allied groups might disapprove of a WFBM couple?

    Though, obviously, dude has game.

  48. Froggy Goes A-Courtin’.

    • LOL: Lurker
    • Replies: @Thomm
  49. indocon says:
    @AnotherDad

    Totally agree, she is not very smart at all, with all that affirmative action lift she could only manage to get into Howard and Hastings Law School. In one of the Democratic debates, she send in answers to 2 different questions to shut down the jails, but then let’s talk about if we want to let out the prisoners, “let’s have a conversation” as she said.

    Even though the corrupt enemy press will go at length to protect her, I bet she is going to get exposed as their Sarah Palin in this campaign,

    • Replies: @Currahee
  50. A copy of AP’s Stylebook and Libel Manual, 1984 update, just happened to be in the living room. Mistress, lover, and companion do not appear, nor do affair nor adultery. Did AP talk about this stuff at all in those days? Was it “anything goes”?

    On the page where mistress would be, we learn that Minnesota, Mississippi, and Missouri are to be abbreviated Minn., Miss., and Mo., respectively. And a reminder that minuscule has two Us. Luxembourg has an O, and, oddly, so does Macau.

    A lot of this “nonsexist” poison seeps in from Rosalie Maggio’s works over the years. I have her 1991 guide to “bias-free usage” out from the university library (for a long, long time, thanks to Mr Covid. Or is that sexist?)

    Under mistress, she writes

    mistress lover. if you mean “mistress of the house”, use householder, homemaker, head of the household.

    To be fair, she is consistent. She criticizes male privilege— the term, that is– and condemns the many synonyms of coward directed at men but rarely women.

    Variants on “coward” that are technically inclusive but that are generally applied to men include: big baby, chicken, chicken-hearted, chicken-livered, creampuff, featherweight, fraidy cat, gutless wonder, jellyfish, lily-livered, Miss Nancy, nebbish, pantywaist, pussyfooter, quitter, rabbit, shirker, sissy pants, softie, spineless, traitor, twerp, weakling, weenie, wimp, worm, wuss/wussy.

    Speaking of which, RIP, Little Richard.

    • Replies: @res
    , @Reg Cæsar
    , @J.Ross
  51. When I think of the whole meeeee-tooo pile on, I cannot help but think of ‘feminists’ like Kamala Harris that simultaneously bellyache about discrimination or lack of fairness while absolutely helping themselves to the privileges we bestow upon their sex. She is possibly the most egregious example although I would give an honorable mention to most of her political allies.

    Like most modern feminists, Harris utterly lacks any sort of self-reflection. It is just not in her and it gives her that viscous sociopath quality while acting the part of the victim. You see this with Warren’s inability to understand why it was wrong to avail herself to affirmative action or Feinstein and her gleeful leaking of the bogus accusations relating to Christine Blasey Ford. I would have much more respect for Harris if she was frank about how she benefited by her relationship with Willie Brown but that will not be forthcoming. Instead she will up the volume on racism and sexism (#Oscars so White) till we puke.

    The underbelly of the Harvey Weinstein affaire were the women and men who were willing to blow him or look the other way to get a role in movie industry. Like Harris, many of these women are grossly over promoted acing out others who should have gotten the roles or jobs. They are the same people and process that reflexively looks the other way when members of the dominant tribe maintain their rule. I don’t think that anybody reading this blog would approve of Weinstein’s behavior but it is undeniable that on the dissident right there was a real streak of schadenfreude when he and his cohort got taken down. After all, none of us could get hired above a certain level in Hollywood making it impossible for any regular reader of this site to be harmed by the scandal. Sorry Kamala if we are not that emotionally invested in your pet problems, we have our own to worry about.

    • Replies: @Anon
  52. Hockamaw says:

    Kamala Harris is going to be Biden’s running mate. The writing is all over the wall. She’s who the big money Dems wanted in the White House from the beginning.

  53. @PiltdownMan

    her sister went to Berkeley and Stanford Law School despite having become a teenage mother at 17

    Are you sure “despite” is the right word here? I want to see the personal essay on her application!

    • LOL: Joe Magarac
  54. Anonymous[898] • Disclaimer says:
    @Art Deco

    “Every time you think the press has finally hit bottom and cannot sink any lower, they prove you wrong. ”

    Both you and Steve should realize that this is a straightforward change that reflects current norms. There is no conspiracy here. But NOTICING that would go against YOUR victimization narrative.

    “She married at 49 and has no children. A talent for building abiding fruitful relationships with men is something she’s never had.”

    She is an accomplished woman who has found true love in early middle age. And she MARRIED. One would think that you would be applauding her for this TRADITIONAL arrangement instead of supporting the philandering Trump.

    – Covidus

    • Replies: @Art Deco
  55. SafeNow says:

    Kamala brings to mind a funny controversy that occurred on Jeopardy years ago, involving this answer: “A word that means a long-handled garden tool, as well as a disreputable person.” The Jeopardy question was “What is a rake?” The contestant’s answer, which was deemed incorrect, was: “What is a ho?”

    • LOL: ThreeCranes
  56. anon[400] • Disclaimer says:
    @Desiderius

    Their class/generation were taught (at the finest Liberal Arts schools that:

    Fixed that up. No charge.

    • Replies: @Desiderius
  57. res says:
    @Jonathan Mason

    I’m curious. Are you ever not on board with the latest Democrat talking point?

    P.S. Kudos to PiltdownMan for being ahead of the curve on this one.

    • Replies: @Jonathan Mason
  58. res says:
    @Reg Cæsar

    Thanks. Here is some more background on AP Stylebooks.
    https://www.cjr.org/language_corner/ap-stylebooks-history.php

    Per Wikipedia we are on the 54th edition since 1977:
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AP_Stylebook#Edition_number:_English_edition

    In 2012 they added a Spanish edition of their Stylebook.

    Here is a PDF of the 35th edition from 2000:
    https://coppelljournalism.files.wordpress.com/2011/11/ap-stylebook.pdf
    Also at (viewable on the web page): https://www.scribd.com/doc/217911163/AP-Style-Book-Guide-pdf

    It is interesting that “adulter” appears three times in the legal section, but not in the alphabetic entries.

  59. @Reg Cæsar

    Before anyone else piles on, I did not mean to imply that Richard Penniman was a coward in any way. It took some nerve to do what he did, when he did.

    It’s just that three or four of the terms listed also refer to effeminate men regardless of their level of courage. The news had come in over the wire– i.e., “Notifications”– as I was writing.

    • Replies: @PiltdownMan
  60. J.Ross says:
    @Jonathan Mason

    What mores? Every different subgroup you can name has their own. A gay husband would at strangest be a partner, not a catamite, because the term catamite implies a million other things, most of them (still) illegal.

    • Replies: @International Jew
  61. Instead, use an alternative like companion or lover on first reference. Provide details later.

    Instead, use an alternative like ho or squeeze on first reference. Provide details later.

    FIFY

  62. J.Ross says:
    @Reg Cæsar

    Omitting poltroon: sad.
    In addition to losing Little Richard we have lost the great but less famous Hillard Atkinson, who conned Chrysler out of a disability pension, until his caseworker saw him as Was Not Was co-lead vocalist on Letterman.

  63. Thomm says:

    Genetically, she is barely 25% black. Her father is a mulatto. To the extent she has any African American DNA in her, it is from Willie Brown, much later in Kamala’s life.

    Normally, it would be silly to pick a VP who did this badly in the primary. But the Dem establishment still thinks identity politics has currency, even with a candidate who didn’t actually attract the black vote for the reason I mentioned above.

    I think voters have no further appetite for family nepotism or identity politics. GWB used up all appetite for the former, and Obama used it all up for the latter. Everyone else who subsequently tried to coast on either angle tanked badly.

    • Replies: @Art Deco
    , @Meretricious
  64. Whiskey says: • Website

    Little Richard was fun, the world is a sadder place without him in it.

    However, the AP Style Manual shows how the future is emerging:

    One run by women, gays, and big shots. Where ordinary men are at best serfs. AT BEST.

    Sidenote, Hollywood is reviving the Equalizer TV series. With Queen Latifah as the lead. Flight from White indeed.

    Its a slam dunk Biden wins, and whoever is his VP pick takes over. Harris? She is wildly popular and a natural, gifted politician second only to Hillary Clinton. With the important people. You Dirt People need to understand, the elites, your “betters” have decided to dispense with the formality of elections you having disappointed them and not doing what you were told. So now some part Black Whore or some obese all Black angry White man hating lesbian will rule over you for eight years. Or more.

    • Replies: @Mike_from_SGV
  65. Jim Given says:

    Reminds me of 1950’s movies and TV programs with archaic, by-now nearly incomprehensible dialogue, such as:

    “Look! There goes the big boss! He’s having an affair with his secretary”

    “affair”? “secretary”? It’s like dialogue from Shakespeare plays. I think “we are ready” to cleanse archaic judgemental terms like “adultery”, “prostitution”, “seduction” etc. All those awful Victorian words.

    • Replies: @Lurker
  66. How about whore?

    • Replies: @anon
  67. Sue D. Nim says: • Website

    Mike Cernovitch says she tried to keep an innocent man in jail.
    Which seems “crooked”.

    https://threadreaderapp.com/thread/1179135546179768320.html

  68. @PiltdownMan

    The couples in arranged marriages always look so miserable. You used to be able to see them, wandering supermarket aisles, looking like death warmed over.

  69. @SFG

    SFG, But Harris is not a “noes way tired” and hot sauce in the purse black women. Is she genuine enough? She probably counts with the SJWs but I mean with the hood moms (No disrespect intended)

  70. @SFG

    Dude also likes his white women, which after all, are the best women available on the market today.

    Has connections and bucks, that certainly helps. Technically he’s still married to his first wife, although separated. Why not just get a divorce and drop the pretense. So the secret to landing premium tail is to have a lot of money, power, and influence in a major state’s politics. Understood.

    After all, if he worked at Wal Mart, would he have that kind of woman by his side? So that’s the secret: get rich, and if possible, have tons of influence in politics. Have to wonder, how good is it with him since he’s 85? Must be keeping bottles of Viagra in his coat, pants, and shoes.

    • Replies: @JohnPlywood
  71. J.Ross says:

    Media silence for [black] sniper targeting [white] victims, which was predictable after the latest Zim-zam style lyingpress racial agitation campaign.
    http://firststateupdate.com/2020/05/happening-now-active-shooter-at-veterans-cemetery-in-bear-two-down-shelter-in-place/

    • Replies: @fish
  72. Art Deco says:
    @Anonymous

    I haven’t a clue what passes between her and her current husband. A late life childless marriage is better than some alternatives, but childless marriages can never be the equal of fruitful marriages and a marriage which persists through the latter stages of life can never be the equal of a marriage which has persisted through all stages. That’s just reality.

    Her accomplishments consist of prospering in the most connections-driven pursuit imaginable, and in a part of the country where connections trump a capacity to appeal to the electorate. These are Hunter Biden skills, not the skills which actually improve measurable collective welfare (much less any intangibles). In a sane world, we would legally debar someone from running for a presumptively f/t public office until they were pushing 40, and put up screens and impediments which discourage lawyers from running for offices not enmeshed with the court system and discourage public employees (especially political staff) from running for any office. Careers like those of Harris or Barney Frank or Joseph Biden should not be.

    The accomplished people running as Democratic candidates this year were Delaney, Yang, Bloomberg, and Hickenlooper. Democratic voters did not prefer accomplished people. They preferred Chasten’s butt-buddy from McKinsey, Mme. Klobberherworkers, Princess Spreading Bull, a cranky old red / draft-dodger, and Sundown Joe.

    • Agree: Desiderius
    • LOL: Johann Ricke
  73. Anon[223] • Disclaimer says:
    @Buzz Mohawk

    I can see why. Aunt Jemima in a do-rag sold a lot of syrup. It’ll take a while for the SJW crowd to catch on that this kid’s picture is racist.

    • Agree: Desiderius
    • Replies: @JerseyJeffersonian
  74. @Desiderius

    Desi, Steve is implying that the term mistress is a reference to Harris. Newsum had a mistress. Cuomo was in a long term relationship with a cooking channel hostess. So maybe they are covering all bases. And when I look at the not so easy on the eyes face of Willie Brown, I hope he’s good at writing poems and romantic stuff like that. Must have been a shortage of “C” cell batteries in California.

    • LOL: Dan Hayes
    • Replies: @Desiderius
  75. International Jew [AKA "Hebrew National"] says:
    @PiltdownMan

    Biden’s designated get-out-the-black-vote running mate isn’t going to welcome widespread publication of that Indian family picture. There’s nothing black about Kamala there. (I’ve seen Sri Lankan Singhalese who look way more African.)

  76. Art Deco says:
    @Thomm

    See Wm. Schneider on VP candidates. Your single best guess is that they will net you 2% of the vote in their home state. The risks you face is that they will have concealed problems which cause embarrassments and distractions (see Dan Quayle, Geraldine Ferraro, and Thos Eagleton). If you’re looking for votes, you select a VP to secure a purple state, which is what Hellary did in selecting Tim Kaine. Otherwise, you pick someone safe who meets Gerald Ford’s criteria: able to take over the government, in agreement with you on policy, and a satisfactory campaigner. Biden does not need anyone to secure California. The Democrat’s Washington establishment needs someone who can take the helm when Sundown Joe loses the last of his s/t memory.

    • Replies: @Anonymous
  77. International Jew [AKA "Hebrew National"] says:

    Mistress is a weird term anyway. You wouldn’t call the male analog a master, would you?

    • Replies: @SFG
  78. @Buzz Mohawk

    Buzz, great and next week we will learn that Gerber Baby Food causes obesity, diabetes and high blood pressure in blacks. Aunt Jemima and Uncle Ben are still a couple, right?

    • Replies: @Buzz Mohawk
    , @Reg Cæsar
  79. “AP: No More Calling Kamala Harris Willie Brown’s “Mistress” ”

    Exactly, because Sonya is current. Kamala was back in the day.

    Seeing this picture makes one wonder why someone like Jeff Bezos, one of the world’s richest men, can’t hire a decent wingman to assist in procuring better and younger tail post-divorce. He can certainly do better for himself than Willie Brown at age 85. Bezos could purchase the entire US adult entertainment industry and sample from among the main female talent. May look like a beta but he’s got major alpha bucks and certainly can purchase a someone with quality looks who is significantly younger than his first wife.

    • Replies: @Thomm
    , @BB753
  80. @Buzz Mohawk

    And another one bites the dust.

  81. International Jew [AKA "Hebrew National"] says:
    @J.Ross

    No! Catamite is a great word and we need to bring it back. I for one would love to see this in the SAT analogies section:

    catamite is to pederast as…
    a. anvil is to hammer
    b. stylite is to pole
    c. swami is to nail-bed
    d. Pete is to Mrs Buttigieg

    Alas, they’d have to first revive the SAT analogies section.

    • Replies: @J.Ross
  82. @Buffalo Joe

    Aunt Jemima and Uncle Ben are still a couple, right?

    They are still a couple (though Ben had sixteen chillun’ from other syrup ladies.) They are now hooked up to ventilators in Noo Yawk Citee, being slowly murdered by “heroes” who are afraid to touch them, freaked out by all the bad joo joo being broadcast by the MSM and, ahem, others.

    — Nietzschean Superman

    • Thanks: Meretricious
    • LOL: vhrm, Buffalo Joe
  83. anon[400] • Disclaimer says:
    @allahu akbar

    Too English and too old. Also the direct exchange of money for sex is not quite the same as the mistress relationship.

    The correct term is “thot”, an acronym for That Ho’ Over There.

    Like this:
    “In other news Senator KamaSutra Harris, former thot of Willie Brown, attempted to clarify her previous clarification…”

  84. Anonymous[369] • Disclaimer says:

    OT: Skiers really must be Corona-Chan superspreaders.

    Coronavirus takes a toll in Sweden’s immigrant community: Somali and Iraqi immigrants hit hardest

    Sacramento Bee
    05/09/2020
    David Keyton

    The flight from Italy was one of the last arrivals that day at the Stockholm airport. A Swedish couple in their 50s walked up and loaded their skis into Razzak Khalaf’s taxi.

    It was early March and concerns over the coronavirus were already present, but the couple, both coughing for the entire 45-minute journey, assured Khalaf they were healthy and just suffering from a change in the weather. Four days later, the Iraqi immigrant got seriously ill with COVID-19.

    Still not able to return to work, Khalaf is part of the growing evidence that those in immigrant communities in the Nordic nations are being hit harder by the pandemic than the general population.

    Sweden took a relatively soft approach to fighting the coronavirus, one that attracted international attention. Large gatherings were banned but restaurants and schools for younger children have stayed open. The government has urged social distancing, and Swedes have largely complied.

    The country has paid a heavy price, with 3,175 fatalities from COVID-19. That’s more than 31 deaths per 100,000 population, compared with about 8 per 100,000 in neighboring Denmark, which imposed a strict lockdown early on that is only now being slowly lifted.

    Inside Sweden’s immigrant communities, anecdotal evidence emerged early in the outbreak that suggested that some — particularly those from Somalia and Iraq — were hit harder than others. Last month, data from Sweden’s Public Health Agency confirmed that Somali Swedes made up almost 5 percent of the country’s COVID-19 cases, yet represented less than 1 percent of its 10 million people.

    Many in these communities are more likely to live in crowded, multigeneration households and are unable to work remotely.

    “No one cares for taxi drivers in Sweden,” said Khalaf, who tested positive and was admitted to a hospital.

    https://www.sacbee.com/news/article242618971.html

    • Replies: @Buffalo Joe
    , @HA
  85. @Whiskey

    “One run by women, gays, and big shots.” Like today’s Episcopal Church and similar groups.

  86. @PiltdownMan

    “Harris is a weird creature.”

    That depends on how close she is to Hillary’s coven. The HRC syndicate was backing Kamala during the Democratic primary but backed away when Kamala’s emptiness could no longer be concealed. Kamala’s strength is her crafty bubbliness; she combines vapidity with ruthless ambition. If she’s gone full Sabbatean, dead kids, the whole bit, she’ll probably be your next vice president. And when Joe goes permanent fade out, Kamala will side into the Oval Office and Hillary Clinton will be your shadow president.

    • Replies: @FPD72
  87. @Buzz Mohawk

    “I admire the son of a bitch.”

    My thoughts exactly on Willie Brown.

  88. Currahee says:
    @indocon

    When Harris went to Hastings it was much higher rated than it is today. Still, affirmative action and all the ancillary bullshit probable factored highly in her admission.

    She has never struck me as bright.

    • Replies: @Hibernian
  89. fish says:
    @Buzz Mohawk

    I’m sure this person has some sexual responsibilities but even though Willie’s still got “game” I’m sure she’s more just “arm candy” at this point.

  90. @Buffalo Joe

    Aunt Jemima and Uncle Ben are still a couple, right?

    Jemima is a white girl’s name in England. No syrupy connotations there. Jemima Puddle-Duck, Jemima Potts…

    LIFE AFTER CHITTY What happened to Dundee actress Heather Ripley who played children Jemima Potts in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang?

    Jemima West:

    Jemima Rooper:

    It’s not any color girl’s in America, according to the SSA:

    “Jemima is not in the top 1000 names for any year of birth beginning with 1900.
    Please enter another name.”

    • Agree: Lurker
    • Thanks: Buffalo Joe
    • Replies: @Jack D
  91. fish says:
    @J.Ross

    “Dat fo Trayvon…..!”

    • Replies: @J.Ross
  92. We now say not to use the archaic and sexist term “mistress” for a woman in a long-term sexual relationship with, and financially supported by, a man who is married to someone else.

    Isn’t that awfully disrespectful to independent (i.e., self-supporting) women in long term relationships? Who would want to be grouped in with mistresses??

    • Replies: @Buzz Mohawk
  93. Neoconned says:

    Steve, what was your phrase? She lol “learned a lot UNDER Willie Brown”…..

    • Replies: @Sternhammer
  94. @OldCurmudgeon

    “Mistress” is a great and sexy word. Many women would love to be called mistresses.

    The word not only connotes illicit sex, but also domination. Some men pay large sums of money to be with mistresses, whether for “arm candy,” or for sex, or for discipline.

    Either way, mistresses have power.

  95. Bugg says:

    If the real Mrs. Brown had a shred of dignity- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fAImYGpKO2Q

  96. @Buzz Mohawk

    I can’t understand who the target market is for the new Gerber baby. That baby’s baby-mama isn’t even going to feed her, let alone waste EBT points buying actual baby food. That baby will eat free breakfast, lunch and dinner at Head Start programs and Free Pre-K 4 All.

    • Replies: @kaganovitch
  97. @res

    Well I never really look at any specific Democrat sources of information, so I guess it’s just natural inspiration. I just look around me and see what’s going on and draw my own conclusions.

    To be honest I didn’t even know that there are Democrat talking points, but I will take your word for it.

    • Replies: @JerseyJeffersonian
  98. Jack D says:
    @Reg Cæsar

    Aunt Jemima pancake mix debuted in 1889. Even then it must have been an old fashioned name, something a slave cook would have had and not what (black) people were calling their babies in 1889. Then it because associated with the image of the mammy type and no one wanted to name their kid that.

  99. @PiltdownMan

    Pilt, when you said “side eye” from “a more black student” I was confused. I know what “side-eye” is but it took me a while to find the “more black’ student. All I see is her eyes.

  100. @Morton's toes

    Morton, the San Francisco Chronicle salivated over a Harris nomination, cringe worthy. And yet, the comments, from a mostly liberal crowd, hated her and the Chronicle’s fawning. And that is California.

  101. Mr. Anon says:

    We now say not to use the archaic and sexist term “mistress” for a woman in a long-term sexual relationship with, and financially supported by, a man who is married to someone else.

    Instead, use an alternative like kept-woman or gold-digger on first reference. Provide details later.

    • Replies: @Dan Hayes
    , @sayless
  102. J.Ross says:

    Der Spiegel: German intelligence: PRC controls WHO, instructed them to mislead world

    TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Chinese leader Xi Jinping (習近平) asked World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus to suppress news about the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, the German intelligence agency BND found, according to a report by German magazine Der Spiegel.

    During a conversation on Jan. 21, Xi reportedly asked Tedros not to announce that the virus could be transmitted between humans and to delay any declaration of a coronavirus pandemic.

    It took until the end of January before the WHO declared the coronavirus outbreak needed to receive international attention. Because of China’s delay, the world wasted four to six weeks it could have used better to counter the virus from spreading, the BND concluded.

    Germany’s Robert Koch Institute also said that China failed to reveal all relevant information at the outset of the epidemic, leading it to turn to the BND for advice, according to a report in the Sueddeutsche Zeitung quoted by CNA.

    In a response to the German media reports, Chinese diplomats said the opposite was true, arguing that the communist country’s handling of the virus had saved time which had been wasted by governments in other countries.

    https://www.taiwannews.com.tw/en/news/3931126

  103. J.Ross says:
    @International Jew

    … what are you saying “no” to, your comment is agreeing with me.

  104. Mr. Anon says:
    @Jonathan Mason

    We refer to gay men having husbands rather than catamites and to castrated men as transexuals rather than eunuchs,…..

    No, we do not refer to them as such. They do.

    • Replies: @sayless
  105. @Anonymous

    Anon 369, not to be a prick, but there is something comical in the term Somali-Swedes,just does not compute in my brain.

  106. @The Alarmist

    He prefers a “White Russian” these days. “Black Russians” are few and far between.

  107. @Anon

    Vasily Vein sounds like the name of someone hanging out with Andy Warhol.

    • LOL: sayless
  108. @Buzz Mohawk

    Gerber is going darker, but it’s not necessarily going dumber. The previous Gerber baby had Downs syndrome:

    Blessed are the retards, for they shall inherit the earth.

  109. Mr. Anon says:

    OT: Who or what is DNYUZ? In the last few months, a greater share of articles that Drudge links to seem to come from this site:

    https://dnyuz.com/

    They are themselves a news aggregator. But who owns them? There does not seem to be any information about them to be found on the Web. Their domain name was registered in October of 2018 by a registrant in Yerevan, Armenia, but all other information about them is redacted.

    https://www.whois.com/whois/dnyuz.com

  110. @R.G. Camara

    Kamala:

    she spews ignorant race-and-sex baiting stuff as part of her schtick.

    That’s guaranteed to snag 90% of the white women’s vote and about 50% of the white men’s. 2020 is the Current Year.

  111. @Thomm

    the Dem establishment still thinks identity politics has currency,

    This place really is a Bubble.

  112. Anonymous[425] • Disclaimer says:
    @onetwothree

    Anyway, the correct term–and I hope the AP uses it–is “bottom bitch”.

    Ho

    • Agree: bomag
    • LOL: BB753
  113. @Inquiring Mind

    I believe in Flying Saucers. And Flying Staplers. Along with Flying Tape Dispensers.

    I don’t rate LOL capability here, so … LOL. Well played, sir.

  114. Some of the greatest beneficiaries of the fall of the Soviet Union were good-looking — and smart — Eastern European women. Some of us American men benefited also.

    Sonya Molodetskaya was born in April of 1972 in the Soviet Union. Her father is Yevgeniy Molodetskiy, her mother’s name is Alla Molodetskaya and she has a brother named Artem. Molodetskaya currently lives a life of glamour. She is a renown[ed] fashion icon in San Francisco and works as the Style Editor-At-Large for Haute Living Magazine. She is also the longtime girlfriend of former San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown.

    In 2016, Molodetskaya shared with Forbes that she had an early education in fashion and style from her mother. She further explained that her mother “wouldn’t even take her garbage out without putting her makeup on.” She said that growing up in the Soviet Union, young women learned to design and make their own clothing because that was the “best way to get something fashionable.” But a fashion career was not part of Molodetskaya’s life plan in Moscow; instead, she majored in civil engineering.

    Molodetskaya in the interview said that the family hid the fact that they were Jewish. She explained to San Francisco Magazine that her father had a successful job managing restaurants while they were in the Soviet Union. But he was forced to quit after he began receiving death threats, allegedly from members of the Mafia. Molodetskaya added that her mother’s career was not doing well either.

    In 1996, when Molodetskaya was 24, the family decided to leave. They chose San Francisco as their new home.

    Sonya Molodetskaya briefly tried venture in politics in 2010. Then-mayor of San Francisco Gavin Newsom, who was sworn in as Governor of California in 2019, asked Molodetskaya to serve on the Immigrants Rights Commission.

    Source: https://resourceintel.com/us/sonya-molodetskaya-bio-wiki-age/

  115. @Hannah Katz

    they will even hand out blue MAMA hats to supporters.

    Joe already said his motto would be ‘Make America Moral Again.” But he only said it once and then it went away.

  116. @onetwothree

    Although I like “bottom bitch,” I was weaned on Strunk and White and so prefer things be concise and to the point. Cut to the chase: Just call her Brown’s ‘ho’.

  117. @SFG

    Game? LOL. You realize she is on his payroll, right?

    • Replies: @kihowi
  118. @Buffalo Joe

    Willie seems like he’s pretty bright but he could have afforded this:

  119. @Buzz Mohawk

    Of course, plenty of Eastern European women also got trafficked to Israel for sex slavery, but you know, eggs, omelette, and so forth.

    • Replies: @Jack D
  120. Anon[296] • Disclaimer says:

    OT

    A Pasadena birthday party during lockdown yields five cornoavirus cases plus several symptomatics whose tests are in the pipeline now.

    https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2020-05-09/coronavirus-case-cluster-pasadena-birthday-party-mothers-day

    No mention of race in the article below, yet Pasadena has a lily white reputation. Yet per Wikipedia: “56% White, 11% African American, 14% Asian, Hispanic or Latino of any race 34%. Non-Hispanic whites were 39% of the population, down from 70.4% in 1970.”

    Anyway:

    The city of Pasadena … recently traced a cluster of at least five coronavirus cases to a birthday party.

    The party was held after the city issued stay-at-home orders March 19 and was attended by a large number of extended family members and friends who did not wear face coverings or stay six feet apart, the city said in a news release.

    “One person showed up to the party exhibiting symptoms and joking she may have the virus,” Lisa Derderian, spokeswoman for the city of Pasadena, said in an email. “The aftermath affected several others who became seriously ill because of one person’s negligent and selfish behavior.”

    Through contact tracing, a Pasadena Public Health Department disease investigation team discovered more than five laboratory-confirmed coronavirus cases among attendees of the party “and many more ill individuals,” the city said. The team identified the woman as the index case, or the first patient in the outbreak identified with the infection, officials said.

    2015 Los Angeles Times article on regentrification of black and Hispanic areas of Pasadena:

    https://www.latimes.com/local/california/la-me-banks-gentrification-20150314-column.html

    “I used to be that crazy white chick down the street,” said Anne Louise Bannon ….

    Her neighborhood today is a mix of black, white and Latino …. Her neighbor doesn’t complain about her wandering chickens; she doesn’t ask him to lower the volume on his booming rap music.

  121. Guy and his wife are having dinner at their posh Country Club. Absolutely stunning blonde stops by the table, leans down and give the husband a lingering open mouth kiss. “Will I see you tommorow?” she sighs. “For sure,” he replies . Wife is stunned. Drops her fork and stammers “Who was that?” Husband casually says, “That is my mistress.” Wife hisses, “Well I want a divorce.” Husband says, “Sure, no problem, but remember the membership here is a corporate perk so you won’t get that. The jet you love to fly in to London for theatre, is a corporate plane, so you lose that. The Villa in Tuscany belongs to the corporation, so you lose that. Shall I go on?” Wife sits there fuming. Finally she says, “Is that your business partner over there?” Husband glances over and says, “Yes, that’s my partner Jim.” Wife says “Who is that woman with him?” Husband says, “That is his mistress.” Wife picks up her fork and says. “Well, ours is much prettier.”

    • Replies: @SFG
  122. FPD72 says:
    @SunBakedSuburb

    If she’s gone full Sabbatean,

    That would explain both her Jewish husband and her affinity for Muslims.

  123. Sean says:

    Some young women like (are sexually attracted to) not just older but old men.

  124. joe2.5 says:
    @R.G. Camara

    Exactly! The only way the total absurdity of a forced Biden nomination can ever make sense is the lat-minute arrival of the bloodsucking Harpy — by popular demand, of course.

  125. anon[225] • Disclaimer says:
    @Joe Joe

    Hey, Our President struck lucky with two side pieces.

  126. Lurker says:
    @Jim Given

    The very idea that a man would be the boss. . .

    I can’t even.

  127. The movie Presumed Innocent came out around the same year Harris started out her career, and I imagine her to be quite a bit like the real-life version of the character played by Greta Scaachi; an ambitious prosecutor in a highly corrupt county, who cynically and strategically uses men to advance her career. She’s sleeping with Harrison Ford’s character and pushing him to run for district attorney, a position she herself aspires to eventually. She coldly dumps him because he’s not ambitious enough for her, then moves on to his boss.

  128. SFG says:
    @Paul Jolliffe

    Funny how that works. A lot of men would be happy with a life like that. Travel the world and then spend your twilight years boring people at tiki bars with your stories about the Middle Eastern campaign.

    Heck, the NYT had an interview with Candace Bushnell after the release of her new book, the tellingly titled Is There Still Sex In The City? and she was obviously very depressed at having gone that way. Having written *the* series of the late 90s/early 2000s would be enough for most guys in showbiz…

  129. Anonymous[427] • Disclaimer says:
    @Red Blooded American Boomer

    I had a pretty good number of Japanese college age girls in my salad days. It was my fetish. Before AIDS they definitely enjoyed some gaijin dick on trips to the US. I’d go to New York, Seattle, Honolulu, wherever they were. After AIDS they preferred to stick to smaller but safer Nihojin men.

    But, I’m not proud of that now. I feel like I owe an apology to their fathers.
    I hope Japan stays Japanese forever.

    I began to appreciate the Japanese more when I got into building stereo equipment. They’re big on building vacuum tube amplifiers and huge horn speakers. The fidelity is not really the goal, they just like the technology in miniature so to speak. They worship the Western Electric 300B tube in the same way Shinto priests carve and tote around a 600 pound wood penis. Western Electric in general, because of W Edwards Deming.

    And other odd appropriations of Western culture-the Beatles are the second biggest Western music band of all time in Japan. (Later on, Blondie was nearly as big there-I suspect Deb is bigger than Sir Mick there now). But you know who were Number One, “ichi ban”?

    The Ventures.

  130. SFG says:
    @Buffalo Joe

    That’s an old joke. She’d get huge amounts of alimony now.

  131. SFG says:
    @International Jew

    I thought about that. If you google it there are some fun ones like ‘mister’, ‘toyboy’, and ‘cicisbeo’.

    Technically if he cheats with a dominatrix she is both!

    It is a little silly how there is no male analog, I have to say. Sleeping around is something both sexes have been doing for ages, though it was always disapproved of to varying degrees because of the danger to the family bond.

    I can’t get too worked up about polyamory until kids get involved.

    • Replies: @black sea
  132. Seeing this picture makes one wonder why someone like Jeff Bezos, one of the world’s richest men, can’t hire a decent wingman to assist in procuring better and younger tail post-divorce.

    Agree.

    No idea what was going on in terms of attitude and interaction in their marriage. But Bezos’ wife had at least done a decent job of maintaining her figure. He could have ridden her off into the sunset–sharing the grandparent thing with her for the children of their four kids. That would have been the respectible, ideal option.

    Still if his marriage has failed … so be it.

    But being smitten by this over-the-hill, silicon-Mexican adventuress … Bezos broadcast his essential betatude to the world. Sad.

    Where are the guy’s friends?

    • Agree: BenKenobi
  133. Thomm says:
    @Yojimbo/Zatoichi

    Seeing this picture makes one wonder why someone like Jeff Bezos, one of the world’s richest men, can’t hire a decent wingman to assist in procuring better and younger tail post-divorce.

    Because there are certain things money just can’t cure. That includes even a self-awareness to assess why bartenders and fashion photographers get hotter women than the tech billionaire himself is getting.

    And ‘wing’? Really? He should only have exclusive banquets at one of his mansions, and hook up with one of the women in attendance. Someone that rich does not need to leave his home at all. Just have banquets and high-society parties, hire some modeling agency or party promotoer to bring hot chicks, and done. To the extent he still needs a wingman, it is at his house (the wingman can even have is own quarters on the premises).

    Not just Bezos, but most tech billionaires marry very average-looking women, who are not particularly nice people either. Melinda Gates is a hard-core, unattractive feminist who boasts about how oppressed she is by being married to Bill Gates, and how she can force him to perform petty chores even though they have employees to do those tasks.

    Sergey Brin also married a second time recently. Look up his new wife. She is ok (and young), but only a 7 at best. That makes her a looker compared to Mrs. Gates, Mrs. Zuckerberg, Musk’s girlfriend, and Bezos’ mistress.

    • Replies: @Cortes
  134. @Patrick in SC

    “Lover” actually sounds “antiquated” to my ears.

    “Lover” is a uselessly generic term. If they don’t like “mistress,” I think “Goomah” will get the job done.

    • Replies: @Anonymous
  135. danand says:
    @Hannah Katz

    “I understand their campaign slogan, based on reversing everything Trump has done and returning to the Obama Regime policies, will be “MAMA: Make America Mediocre Again” and they will even hand out blue MAMA hats to supporters.”

    Hannah Katz, I took your comment for sarcasm, but turns out you were on the money:

    F826D99F-A563-44DD-AA0F-9E48CE60F7A4

  136. HA says:
    @Anonymous

    “No one cares for taxi drivers in Sweden,” said Khalaf, who tested positive and was admitted to a hospital.”

    He’s one of the lucky ones. At least they admitted him. According to some accounts, the reason Sweden never overloaded its ICU’s as some had predicted was that it simply chose to turn away anyone who was too sick, leaving them to die back at the nursing home or wherever. That’s a pretty neat trick, apparently. By only letting in the “healthiest” cases, they were also able to keep that CFR low, too. (Admittedly, forcing ICU nurses and doctors to work 12-hour day after 12-hour-day degrades the survival rates; still, whenever things get too bad, you can always decide to turn away even more people — like I said, it’s a really neat trick.)

    Once upon a time, say, back when people were debating Obamacare, the various games that socialized medical systems use to “manage” diseases (death tribunals and the like) were a matter of great concern to some of the very same Americans who are demanding that we do-it-like-Sweden. Memories are apparently very selective.

    And Sweden can get away with games like that in the first place because people are conditioned to trust government officials, which is a key element of their approach. (That would certainly explain their tack on immigration, come to think of it.)

    But with regard to those who, despite that trust element, still want to believe that a let’s-be-more-like-Sweden approach would work here, what’s all that stuff I hear about how cures and solutions sometimes turn out to be worse than the disease?

    Like I said, memories are selective.

    • Replies: @Dennis Dale
    , @utu
  137. Just wondering, what are the chances that Willie Brown knew Jeffrey Epstein? Maybe even visited his private island?

  138. Dennis Dale says: • Website

    “sex worker” carries no stigma, I’m sure the AP will agree.

  139. Hibernian says:
    @Currahee

    At one point in their history they hired mandatorily retired professors from highly rated law schools.

  140. Dennis Dale says: • Website
    @HA

    Golly, maybe we should take our time and compare it objectively to other countries to try and get a fair picture of how their strategy is working, and how it might help us.

    Nah, f— that. Let’s just quick-access our store of half-impressions and cliches re (who is it this time? oh yeah, Sweden, effin Sweden!) Sweden and cop some feelz indulging whatever the hell this familiar impulse is.

    • Replies: @HA
  141. dr kill says:
    @AnotherDad

    Kamala’ s middle name is Ka’ren.

  142. @Anon

    No mention of race in the article below, yet Pasadena has a lily white reputation.

    Pasadena has a very large black ghetto north of 210. Funny that to the north of the ghetto starts a very desirable area of Altadena. Some gentrification of that ghetto is happening but not very fast. People think of Pasadena but they picture the adjacent town of San Marino, where the old money resides.

    • Replies: @Charlotte Allen
  143. Cortes says:
    @Thomm

    Guys spend their fucking time fucking,

    But they don’t spend all their fucking time fucking.

    And when you turn over to Ms Nice But Dim small things like lack of humour, whining about nonsense and plain old stupidity get old quickly.

  144. Anonymous[427] • Disclaimer says:
    @Art Deco

    Joe “Senilo G. Oliver” Biden is already too senile to be safely sworn in at this point already. He’s well past the point Ronald Reagan was when GHW Bush was sworn in-and Reagan should have been out of there at least two years earlier.

    He might try to launch missiles at some random target for random reasons, or pull out his johnson on the inaugural podium, or make comments about Madonna’s vadge smell, or……literally, any random and crazy, destabilizing thing.

    They’re not going to take the chance even swearing him in. He’ll be dropping out at a key moment, replaced by some squack- Warren, or The Rod are my guesses.

    Trump’s team considers it advantageous to let him go as far as possible, but it’s in the interests of all Americans to derail the Biden campaign as soon as possible, because no good can come of a “literally” demented and insane candidate. Always point out he’s nuts. He’s senile. He’s demented. Because it is simply the truth.

    If The Rod is going to be the candidate, the earlier the better so we can keep reminding everyone how utterly corrupt and dangerous she is. And how fundamentally unlikeable. The later she is on the ballot the better her chances are of unseating Trump, who for all his manifold faults is our best shot right now.

    I like calling him “Senilo”, because it’s reminiscent of Revilo P. Oliver and brings him into the discussion too. That’s why when the LP was still being viewed as a potential future challenger to the two party duopoly, they would always deliberately conflate “libertarian” with “LaRouche”. It was effective.

  145. The correct word for her status is ‘trick.’ She was Willie’s trick.

    • Replies: @fish
  146. Dan Hayes says:
    @Mr. Anon

    How about “concubine”? It certainly more than fulfills the euphemism quota!

  147. kihowi says:
    @Shawn Returns

    Game is just money for men who don’t have money.

  148. @Stan Adams

    Stan, your comments are usually spot on but I hate the use of that word to describe that baby. But we’re good.

    • Agree: Dan Hayes
    • Replies: @Stan Adams
  149. Anonymous[427] • Disclaimer says:
    @PiltdownMan

    Little Richard was a character, that’s for sure.

    • Replies: @PiltdownMan
  150. HA says:
    @Dennis Dale

    “Golly, maybe we should take our time and compare it objectively to other countries to try and get a fair picture of how their strategy is working, and how it might help us.”

    I’m not partial to conspiracy theories, but if coronavirus really were just part of some grand scheme to bolster support for leftist and statist governmental policies — just like many corona-truthers would have us believe — then with regard to all this Sweden-boosting that I’m now seeing among those very same corona-truthers, I gotta say — mission accomplished. A stroke of genius, in fact.

  151. @Anon

    “Non-Hispanic whites were 39% of the population [of Pasadena], down from 70.4% in 1970.”
    I didn’t arrive in SoCal until much later, but I’ve read that Pasadena started a school busing requirement in the early 70s which affected the schools in the ways you would expect; it probably led to ‘white flight’. Today it’s a city where people send their kids to private schools if they can.

  152. fish says:
    @Bu'bha al-Teksani

    Too harsh……can’t we just say that Kamala served under his honor the Mayor.

    • Replies: @Ghost of Bull Moose
  153. sayless says:
    @AnotherDad

    Kamala Harris will not improve on closer aquaintance. Even a lot of black people don’t like her.

    There’s a video on YouTube of her asking William Barr the same question three times, he answers her three times, she can’t understand the answer. It was her day for being magisterial. “I take it you refuse to answer the question.”

    She’s really unpleasant and really dumb.

    • Agree: Father O'Hara
  154. MBlanc46 says:
    @Art Deco

    Did she ever want such a relationship? My take on her marrying was that she thought it preferable to be married when running for president.

  155. Anonymous[425] • Disclaimer says:
    @Hypnotoad666

    Sugar Daddy and Sugirl.

  156. utu says:
    @HA

    “…hey were also able to keep that CFR low…” – From Sweden’s Chief Epidemiologist Anders Tegnell (April 3):

    https://archive.fo/seBhv#selection-981.0-981.230

    The Swedes believe that changing how the figures are reported will cut the number of people dying from coronavirus by as much as four fifths, and slash the death rate to well below 1 per cent, perhaps even lower than seasonal flu

    • Replies: @Hippopotamusdrome
  157. @Buffalo Joe

    I take your point.

    A TV station I watch regularly often plays a public-service announcement encouraging kids with Down’s syndrome to go to college. The girl featured in this commercial is markedly more articulate and coherent than Joe Biden. Her overall mental acuity seems superior to his. In fact, given the apparent intellectual deficiencies of the top Democratic contenders, she’d probably make a decent candidate in her own right.

  158. rexl says:
    @Buzz Mohawk

    the family that adopted the baby is white.

    • Replies: @Ris_Eruwaedhiel
  159. sayless says:
    @Mr. Anon

    How about “heteira”?

    • Replies: @Romanian
  160. sayless says:
    @Mr. Anon

    I’ve never come across use of the word “wife” with gay male couples. Both of them are “husbands”. Has anyone here ever heard a reference to “my wife”, or “I’m his wife”? Have sometimes heard “my spouse”.

  161. @PiltdownMan

    She was good in ‘School Daze.’

    • LOL: PiltdownMan
  162. @fish

    Behind every successful woman is her man.

  163. Anonymous[427] • Disclaimer says:
    @Stan Adams

    All joking aside what is the range of IQ exhibited by Down’s sufferers? It can’t be college level, even at today’s standards, is it?

    • Replies: @Stan Adams
    , @res
  164. JimB says:

    Perhaps AP should add Quid Pro Blow to the style book.

  165. The name “Kamala” inevitably brings this classic to mind:

  166. black sea says:
    @SFG

    “It is a little silly how there is no male analog, I have to say.”

    Back Door Man

    I am a back door man
    Well the men don’t know, but the little girls understand

  167. @utu

    changing how the figures are reported will cut the number of people dying from coronavirus by as much as four fifths

    How?

    The country is also about to start releasing figures that show how many people died “from” coronavirus rather than died “with” coronavirus, as the British statistics show.

    So no more heart attacks or died for any reason, as long as the dubious test is poz so it’s Corona?
    Those devious Swedes.

    • Replies: @HA
  168. BB753 says:
    @Yojimbo/Zatoichi

    Once a beta, always a beta. Money doesn’t buy you balls and game.

    • Replies: @Dennis Dale
  169. No More Calling Kamala Harris Willie Brown’s “Mistress”


    Affirmitive.

  170. Neoconned says:
    @Farenheit

    Edit it & add it. At the very least it is interesting biographical information.

  171. Dennis Dale says: • Website
    @BB753

    Horseshit. Whatever you think of Bezos, if he’s “beta” (lacking “balls”!) we really need to rethink this concept. Should someone who can casually consider buying (and fixing) the post office hang his head because he can’t pull that first class poon like a real player? We aren’t hanging at Roosh’s in 2008. So many, many blustering, bullshit notions about “game” in that simpler, innocent time…

    Honestly I think most serious guys just want a wife, and maybe a series of discreet mistresses, and time to get on with business. So they aren’t just looking for looks, but trust and, God forbid, brains (and agreeableness). What is it Steve says? You’ll spend a lot of time talking, so find someone who you don’t mind doing that with.

    What are we twelve? Is the point to have a porn star on your arm, really?

  172. @Anonymous

    Our trustworthy infotainment outlets tell us that anything is possible:
    https://www.aetv.com/shows/born-this-way/articles/college-students-not-limited-by-down-syndrome

    And why not? There’s a new college lendee born every minute.

    Some years ago, Steve posted an entry about a sweet black kid whose teachers kept giving him straight As for being on his best behavior. He ended up as valedictorian of his majority-black high school and was accepted to Berkeley. The Los Angeles Times ran an oddly passive-aggressive article hinting around that the kid was “special” and indicating that he was finding it exceedingly difficult to keep up with the academic requirements of a major university:
    https://www.unz.com/isteve/forrest-gump-goes-to-berkeley/

    Here is a video of that kid:

    And here is the commercial I mentioned in the earlier comment:

  173. @Anonymous

    It has been so long, that most people like me (b. 1958) don’t know Little Richard except through his later, hit songs such as Tutti-Frutti. But Little Richard was a big talent by 1951 or 1952, and his recordings from that time easily hold up to the big names from that time singing blues or “proto” rock and roll such as Jackie Brenston and Ike Turner, or Big Joe Turner.

  174. @Dennis Dale

    “they aren’t just looking for looks, but trust and, God forbid, brains (and agreeableness)”

    That sounds like the first Mrs Bezos, who bore him three kids.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MacKenzie_Bezos

    I’m not sure if JB would be capable of sourcing “a series of discreet mistresses”, looking at his first choice post-marriage, “discreet” being the problem. It would be like me deciding to become a coke wholesaler – I’d get ripped off at best. You need to have always been in that game, like Alan Clark, Trump or James Goldsmith.

    On the one hand he’s wealthy enough that no tabloid or TV show could outbid him for their silence, but some people just love emoting in front of a camera for their 15 minutes. “He said he loved me!

  175. Romanian says: • Website
    @sayless

    Too classy. Gives off geisha vibes in that they are higher class, educated, or courtesans in that they are transgressive of staid social mores. Why do you think they are romanticized as the only free women in controlling and misogynistic age? Pericles’ mother was supposedly one.

  176. black sea says:
    @PiltdownMan

    According to Rolling Stone’s obituary, at the age of 13 Little Richard was thrown out of their home by his father, who disapproved of his singing and his androgynous demeanor. He moved in with a White family. This in Macon, Ga. In the 1940s.

    I am surprised that Rolling Stone allowed this scrap of information to survive editing.

    • Replies: @njguy73
  177. @Buffalo Joe

    Also California: the notorious Ninth Circuit–even RBG thinks they’re too flaky. Unanimous decision BTW.

    https://dailycaller.com/2020/05/08/supreme-court-ruth-bader-ginsburg-encouraging-immigration/

  178. @R.G. Camara

    “Hillary at the convention. Either Joe’s VP or else she takes the nom then.”

    My liberal friends (the few who still talk to me) scoff when I suggest this scenario …. because they think she’s a repulsive old hag who is long overdue for retirement who blew a slam-dunk power-grab and handed the POTUS to the Orange Man.

    I think it’s a high probability: the Clinton’s — insanely power hungry — never quit and they still wield enormous power. Only when HRC is in a coffin with a wooden stake through her chest can we relax.

    • Replies: @black sea
  179. @anon

    Dream on, Alice.

    STEM is even worse.

  180. @Buffalo Joe

    You’re not a woman.

    Steve’s line about Brown looking like Pepe is so on the money it hurts.

    He is Pepe. Chicks dig that shit viscerally.

  181. Hmm, I like the word concubine, except were they even living together or was she more of a bootie call ? Kept person (of interest) ? Companion of his penis ?

    Yep, this is quite likely our next prez. But seriously, all you guys are just jealous of true love. In her own words he was an “albatross hanging around her neck”. Mmm, kinky.

  182. @Dennis Dale

    You saw the same thing with Tiger.

    It’s unfortunate but true, if you understand what Roissy/Roosh were/are getting at.

    An alpha would still be married to MacKenzie, and working with Trump instead of stepping on every last rake trying to undermine him.

  183. @Stan Adams

    From the linked article.

    Because there is often confusion around the term, an intellectual disability – which is discovered in children before age 18 – makes common activities, such as reading, writing, understanding language, managing money, interacting with people, and developing routines, harder to learn.

    This sentence captures the contemporary mind in a nutshell.

    The sentence is poorly structured: it says that confusion around the term is why intellectual disabilities make it harder to learn, which is obviously not the intended meaning.

    But then it pulls off a Chomsky-level persuasive sleight-of-hand. It says that an intellectual disability affects common activities by making them harder to learn. It’s as if there were a loud noise or a cloud of smoke in the room. Has nothing to do with the person. If you were near the intellectual disability, you’d have a harder time learning too!

  184. Jay Fink says:
    @SFG

    Black people didn’t turn out for her during the primaries. They liked Biden a lot more than her.

    • Replies: @Desiderius
  185. Hans says:

    Is “Camel Toe” Harris still ok?

  186. @Stan Adams

    I’ve been told that someone with Down’s Syndrome might take an art class in a college. That’s “going to college.”

  187. @rexl

    I hope that they don’t end up disappointed or, worse, regretful. That happened to friends who adopted a mulatto girl. Among other things, she tried to kill my girlfriend.

  188. @Stan Adams

    That’s a common problem with Black students. They’re admitted to higher education with lower scores and struggle. Then they’ll blame their struggle on “racism” and not the fact that they are in over their heads. That’s the reality in today’s society. Blacks are not held responsible for their actions and inabilities. Liberals and normie conservatives against all evidence adhere to the dogma that there are no temperamental or intellectual differences between different groups of people.

  189. @PiltdownMan

    My favorite non-Richard version of a Little Richard song:

    “Long Tall Sally” and “Kansas City/Hey, Hey, Hey, Hey” by the Beatles are very good, too. (I consider “K. C./H. H. H. H.” a Little Richard original, completely different from the Leiber/Stoller “Kansas City”).
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kansas_City_(Leiber_and_Stoller_song)#Little_Richard_versions

  190. black sea says:
    @Stephen Paul Foster

    Only when HRC is in a coffin with a wooden stake through her chest can we relax.

    At that point, Satan should start looking over his shoulder.

  191. @Neoconned

    I believe it was “she served in many positions under Willie Brown.” Which was brilliant.

    • Agree: Neoconned
  192. @Black-hole creator

    You’re wrong about San Marino, says this native Pasadenan. During the 1950s San Marino was 100 percent ritzy-WASP, although in a “new money” kind of way (residential architecture the latest for the 1950s: expensive but kind of bland and ugly one-story “ranch” houses surrounded by nondescript landscaping heavy on lawns). It was the L.A. escape suburb of choice for Pasadenans of the 1950s who thought Pasadena was getting decrepit (the older, Craftsman-era houses of Pasadena were extremely out of fashion then). Now, though, the demographics of San Marino are completely different: It’s majority–or at least near-majority–rich Chinese, a high-end spillover from the enormous Chinese middle-class ghetto adjacent to downtown L.A. The Chinese have made over the 1950s ranch houses of San Marino to give them a “Crazy Rich Asians,” bling-heavy look: added-on second stories that don’t quite match the original ranch design, pebbled-over landscaping, etc. So San Marino looks even kind-of-uglier than ever, although every residence looks neat as a pin from the outside and there’s not a blade of grass (whatever is left)out of place.

  193. @Stan Adams

    Stan, Thank you excellent reply. See, people can disagree here on iSteve witout bashing each other.

  194. Svigor says:

    Getting tired of unz.com telling me Im signing in with wrong email when its the right fucking email.

    Here he is with Kamala’s umpteenth successor, Sonya Molodetskaya

    (((Oy vey!)))

  195. @Stan Adams

    Downs children–the ones who survive the huge social pressure to abort them–are obviously not very bright, but their parents and siblings cherish them and their sunny and affectionate natures. There is no need to make these helpless children targets of ridicule. We all have our own defects that others must live with.

    • Agree: Buffalo Joe
    • Replies: @Jack D
  196. Svigor says:

    Molodetskaya in the interview said that the family hid the fact that they were Jewish.

    LoL. Totally didnt know instantly from photo (being so blatantly on the make was no clue, I assure you).

    • Replies: @moshe
  197. @the one they call Desanex

    I wrote “Long Tall Sally”, but I meant “Dizzy Miss Lizzy” by the Beatles.

  198. Jack D says:
    @The Germ Theory of Disease

    You do realize that Molodetskaya is Jewish right? So rather than dirty old Jews pawing innocent Christian maidens, this is vice versa.

  199. Jack D says:
    @Charlotte Allen

    Of course, they should not be ridiculed, but neither should they literally be (role) models. The Gerber Baby represents the ideal baby. It is part of the perversion of our society that we glorify the flawed and denigrate the normal. I understand the impulse, to correct past wrongs, when the flawed were considered flawed. But if you invert the pyramid and put the most flawed at the top and the most capable at the bottom then society will topple.

  200. black sea says:
    @Jack D

    He’s erecting a bridge between communities.

  201. @Jack D

    Jack, sometimes it is best to have a base of the best and then you can pile on whoever. The best will still rise to the top.

    • Replies: @Desiderius
  202. njguy73 says:
    @black sea

    rollstone reporting 20.05.09 lilrich obit doubleplusunwoke refs badthoughts sunpersons rewrite crackerwise

    • LOL: fish
  203. Anon[717] • Disclaimer says:
    @Prof. Woland

    @ bellyache about discrimination or lack of fairness while absolutely helping themselves to the privileges we bestow upon their sex.

    Most women instinctively know many modern men will be gracious to a woman precisely because she is a woman. We very much appreciate it. Perhaps we are over-taught by the culture to complain and compete. The contrast with the weinsteins of the world can but help us value a man willing to protect and provide for his family.

  204. J.Ross says:

    I look down on potsmokers but sometimes I worry that my life is not substantively different from that of a marihuana addict. For example, yesterday I made over forty naan. That’s ten times the quantity Mark thought was excessive. What kind of non-potsmoker makes forty naan?

  205. I think the neologism THOT sums up the situation perfectly.
    One of very few enhancements to the language in the past several decades.

  206. @Jay Fink

    She’s not there for Blacks, she’s there for AWFLs and woke youth.

  207. @Buffalo Joe

    No they won’t, Pol Pot Bergeron.

    That kind of thinking is exactly why our elites (sic) suck so ferociously. It takes a village all working together to get the truly best to the top.

    • Replies: @res
  208. @Paul Jolliffe

    Here’s the always-stunning Nicole Kidman in the movie biography (“Queen of the Desert”) of Georgia Bell, the pre and post WWI important British diplomat and spy who delighted in sleeping with married men (apparently) much of her life, until she finally realized that no man wanted her any more.

    It’s Gertrude, not Georgia.

  209. @Jack D

    They are flawed, we all are. How did we get to the point were it’s wrong to say that?

    Look, I worked as a chaplain in a Brain Injury unit at a Children’s Hospital and I’m intimately familiar with the ways healthy families learn to appreciate their children in new ways on the other side of the injury.

    Every one of those families would take their original child back in a heartbeat and it’s cruel to them (and us!) to pretend that is somehow wrong. You can split hairs all you like about how Down’s is different but you’re just ignoring the elephant in the room.

  210. J.Ross says:
    @fish

    Follow up to this: confirmation, mugshot, chocolatey sniper, those psychopathic dead eyes they always have, victims were elderly whites visiting a veterans’ graveyard. Good thing the Mighty Wurlitzer decided to hype race war or those old people might have gotten Xi Jinping Cough.
    https://www.wdel.com/news/update-second-victim-of-cemetery-shooting-dies-shooter-identified/article_2219b32e-92b4-11ea-a53e-f7f2b990ea7c.html

    • Agree: fish
  211. @The Germ Theory of Disease

    I can’t understand who the target market is for the new Gerber baby.

    The target is Goodwhites per usual.

    • Replies: @J.Ross
  212. @the one they call Desanex

    Damn! I made another mistake. “Dizzy Miss Lizzy” is a Larry Williams song, not a Little Richard.

  213. @Jack D

    It’s just a baby, and a sweet-looking baby at that. I don’t know what the point of the Gerber Baby is, except to show a cute baby, which this one, Downs and all, certainly is.

    And since most virtue-signalers among the elite think that Downs babies ought to be aborted (during the second trimester, when their chromosomal defects become detectable), far from “glorifying the flawed,” it is actually counter-cultural to feature a Downs baby. I’m surprised that Gerber did it.

    • Agree: Hibernian
    • Thanks: Buffalo Joe
  214. @Charlotte Allen

    You are probably right. I am aware of San Marino being heavily Asian now, I even knew a Cisco engineer imported from mainland China who was house-shopping there about 10 years ago. The San Marino high school also looks heavily Asian. Still, when I drive or walk through San Marino I am still seeing plenty of older white folks around.

  215. @Yojimbo/Zatoichi

    Is this some kind of sick joke? White women are third class behind Asian and Latina women in the United States, where they are the majority.

    The “white” Russian woman is a mixed race woman with fake blond hair. She has Asiatic features.

    The prototypically attractive female face, according to multiple studies is Asian.

  216. res says:
    @Anonymous

    This site discusses Mosaic Down Syndrome (a milder variant, they say 2 or 3 of 100 diagnosed with Down Syndrome) and gives the following distributions.
    https://library.down-syndrome.org/en-us/news-update/02/3/needs-mosaic-down-syndrome-families/

    An excerpt from this page: http://www.henryspink.org/down’s_syndrome.htm

    Mosby’s Medical, Nursing and Allied Health Dictionary gives an average IQ of between 50 and 60 for Down’s syndrome individuals although IQ scores of 120 have been found in some individuals with the syndrome.

    The answers to this Quora question give some additional perspective.
    https://www.quora.com/What-is-the-maximum-IQ-a-person-with-Down-syndrome-can-have

    P.S. The cynical side of me wonders if the over 120 figure came from “playing telephone” with this paper excerpt (or something similar):
    https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamapediatrics/fullarticle/349091

    On the Leiter International Performance Scale, 2 of 35 subjects had a normal IQ score (80-120); all others had low IQ scores (79 to <40).

  217. @Jack D

    With Molodetskaya Brown is robbing the cradle, and with Brown Molodetskaya is robbing the grave.

  218. moshe says:
    @onetwothree

    The late great Bill Burr had a term for such women.

    • Replies: @anon
    , @Jim Don Bob
  219. res says:
    @Desiderius

    Pol Pot Bergeron.

    That’s a good one. In case anyone does not get the latter part (though it is mentioned fairly frequently here):
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harrison_Bergeron

  220. You miss the little things in a lockdown, and this is a reminder. Our Indian priests pronounce distress to rhyme with mistress.

    Deliver us, Lord, we pray, from every evil, graciously grant peace in our days, that, by the help of your mercy, we may be always free from sin and safe from all distress, as we await the blessed hope and the coming of our Saviour, Jesus Christ.

    • Agree: Hibernian
  221. Lurker says:
    @Stan Adams

    In visual media various forms of disability and retardation are nearly always the preserve of whites.

  222. Thomm says:
    @San Fernando Curt

    Technically, it was ‘Froggy Went a Courtin’ :

    P.S. RUnzie Baby laughably asserts that my exceptionally high knowledge of American pop culture itself proves that I am a foreigner from a non-Western country, just like he asserts that indisputable proof of high Hispanic crime itself proves that Hispanic crimes rates are lower than white crime rates. He also asserts that this website is happy to expose Jewish misdeeds, when it itself is a weapon to further the same, with RUnzie Baby at the helm.

    • Replies: @Anonymous
  223. J.Ross says:
    @kaganovitch

    I was in a distant grocery store I’d never visited before (ADVENTURE!), came across a whole aisle of baby food, out in the open, and thought, wow, this must be a white neighborhood.

  224. Art Deco says:
    @Stan Adams

    A TV station I watch regularly often plays a public-service announcement encouraging kids with Down’s syndrome to go to college.

    Unless they’re urging adult education classes or vocational training for a discrete skill for which the client has a peculiar aptitude, that’s not a public service. It might be a service for people employed at the institutions in question, who could use the business.

    • Replies: @HA
    , @Buffalo Joe
  225. The term “Lover” implies that both of the parties have an emotional attachment even if there is no commitment. I think Fuck Buddy was probably more like it.

  226. @Buzz Mohawk

    Why is it that some white people feel compelled to openly remark how “beautiful” black / mulatto children are when they are not? “Oh, what a beautiful baby, blech” I think there is something similar going on with Kamala where everybody keeps talking about what babe she is. I find her unattractive; almost repulsive.

    The ugliest part about her is her voice! She sounds harsh like a crow and lapses into this cringe worthy ghetto speak. She cannot sweeten her voice. Contrast that with Tulsi Gabbert who has a very soft, feminine and pretty voice. I think that was a big part her take down of Harris in the debates. It took another woman of color to put her in her place. Certainly, none of the Democratic had the balls.

  227. HA says:
    @Art Deco

    “Unless they’re urging adult education classes or vocational training for a discrete skill for which the client has a peculiar aptitude, that’s not a public service. It might be a service for people employed at the institutions in question, who could use the business.”

    That’s true with regard to most any student being urged to go to college, not just those with Down syndrome.

    • Replies: @Art Deco
  228. Lugash says:
    @Paul Jolliffe

    Nicole Kidman likes to make movies about independent women who take their lives in their old age. She’s also made movies about Virginia Wolff(drowned herself) and Martha Gelhorn(poisoned herself).

  229. @Art Deco

    Art, TV ads on a loop for every On Line colleges and Universities in America. Same message: everyone can and should go to college. Stay safe.

    • Replies: @Art Deco
  230. Capn Mike says:

    Somebody needs to re-tell the story of Willie and Jim Jones. It makes very interesting reading. Been flushed down the memory hole.

  231. @BenKenobi

    I was listening to a tribute to Little Richard on the news yesterday and the female reporter used about five different euphemisms in order to avoid using the word “short” to describe him. (hence “Little” Richard).

    It was painful to listen to.

  232. moshe says:
    @Svigor

    You have it backwards. These days being on the make has people claim Jewish ancestry that they lack (Milo, Hillary, Hitchins etc).

    Jews go thru book and bust cycles. During boom periods plenty of people “discover” their “Jewish heritage”. During bust periods they do not.

    Maimonides rules that during Boom Periods the Jewish courts should distrust and refuse wannabe converts. People wanting to claim Jewishness during bust periods however should be accepted.

    I’m curious about you by the way.

    You have long seemed to desire another Jewish Bust period. What I’m curious about is whether this is due to a natural opposition to those you generalize as being an elite tribe or whether your anti-hebrewism would have found happy fruition during Nazi Germany times when being Jewish wasn’t very beneficial.

    In other words, are you a Presentists who opposes most things Jewish because at this moment in time it’s an appellation worth having or are you an Antisemite who opposes most things Jewish because you think that they are a cancer within humanity that is worth destroying whenever circumstance grants you the opportunity.

  233. HA says:
    @Hippopotamusdrome

    “So no more heart attacks or died for any reason, as long as the dubious test is poz so it’s Corona?”

    Ah yes, the old “but-every death is listed-as a COVID-casualty!” routine.

    Is there any truth to it? Here’s one attempt to put it in proper perspective:

    At an April 7 news conference, Deborah Birx..said, “There are other countries that if you had a pre-existing condition and let’s say the virus caused you to go to the ICU and then have a heart or kidney problem — some countries are recording that as a heart issue or a kidney issue and not a COVID-19 death. Right now … if someone dies with COVID-19 we are counting that as a COVID-19 death.”

    That statement might make you conclude that the U.S. COVID-19 data will be skewed to count many people who died with COVID-19 as an irrelevant background condition, inflating the numbers up…Yet the New York Times, the Washington Post, and many other news agencies have reported stories showing that the tally of COVID-19 deaths in the United States and elsewhere in the world is almost certainly an undercount…

    So which one is it? Are we undercounting or overcounting? Can we trust the numbers?…

    To quote Dr. Ed Donoghue, a forensic pathology colleague at the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, “No matter how these deaths are currently being attributed, after this pandemic terminates, an excellent approximation of the true fatality rate of COVID-19 deaths can be made by the calculation of the excess mortality for the period.

    [MORE]

    So in the end, according to the above, it comes down to excess mortality rates (and also what those rates would be in the absence of any social distancing or lockdowns). I will remind everyone here that it was actually the “nothingburger” advocates who initially made a big to-do about these same graphs early on (see e.g., the one presented here, and the surrounding discussion, which according to them clearly “corroborate the skeptics’ view”.

    Curiously enough, the #coronahoax contingent mostly stopped making such a big deal about those graphs just a few weeks later, at which point it was people like Ron Unz who regarded them as evidence worth highlighting.

    Of course, you shouldn’t hold your breath waiting for any of the truthers to admit to any of that. No, they will continue to insist, with ever-increasing desperation, that those sudden spikes aren’t a big deal at all, and that social distancing did nothing whatsoever to prevent them from being even larger, etc. And their echo chamber will gobble it up. They will continue to insist that they’ve been right all along and that Sailer and others like him owe them an apology.

    But for anyone outside that echo chamber, let that evidence-turnaround serve as all the proof anyone needs regarding who it is that ought to apologize.

    And don’t forget to roll your eyes the inevitable next time someone wants to claim that the only reason coronavirus is a story is because someone is playing fast and loose with cause-of-death certification.

    • Replies: @Buffalo Joe
    , @Steve Sailer
  234. anon[369] • Disclaimer says:
    @moshe

    The late great Bill Burr had a term for such women.

    He’s not dead. Just married.

    • Replies: @moshe
  235. Perplexed says:

    “We now say not to use the archaic and sexist term “mistress” for a woman in a long-term sexual relationship with, and financially supported by, a man who is married to someone else.”

    “Mistress” has been corrupted. It was always a woman being kept by a man. Then recently it became a woman who still had to hold down a job. Now we have Lisa Page being called Peter Strzok’s mistress.

  236. Art Deco says:
    @HA

    No, it isn’t. About 65% of all students in baccalaureate-granting institutions are seeking vocational degrees. It’s about the same in re community and technical colleges (where those getting academic degrees tend to be those hoping to segue to baccalaureate-granting institutions. Over 80% of the post-baccalaureate degrees are awarded in vocational subjects. It’s conceivable that some of these people could learn this in secondary schools, but secondary schools are not teaching much of it. Only about 4% of the secondary school teachers in the country are VoTech teachers. You think the programs are over-subscribed. A great many may be. One of the worst is law. You could cut the number of law degrees awarded by 1/3 and you’d still staff the legal profession adequately. We also waste students’ time with distribution requirements. OK, kill the distribution requirements. Restructure or close certain wastelands (teacher-training, social work, library administration). Transfer some manpower to vocational high schools. Open diploma programs in hospitals, libraries, &c. Re-establish certain apprenticeships. Reduce the share of each cohort receiving tertiary degrees in academic subjects or in the arts to what it was 60 years ago (about 12% of each cohort). You might cut tertiary enrollments in half.

    • Replies: @HA
  237. Art Deco says:
    @Buffalo Joe

    About 6% of the baccalaureate degrees awarded in this country are so by commercial institutions. About 5.5% of the fall enrollment (not controlling for credit-hours) is to be found in such institutions.

  238. is concubine permissale ? filthy whore ?

  239. HA says:
    @Art Deco

    You think the programs are over-subscribed. A great many may be….kill the distribution requirements. Restructure or close certain wastelands…Transfer some manpower…Re-establish…Reduce…”

    Exactly. And after you’re done with all that restructuring and reduction, what you’re left with is substantially different than what you started with. It seems a long way to go just to come to the same point I was making, but suit yourself.

    • Replies: @Art Deco
  240. @Charlotte Allen

    So San Marino looks even kind-of-uglier than ever…

    You need to find yourself a higher class of San Marino.

    • Replies: @PiltdownMan
  241. Art Deco says:
    @HA

    What I said was not what you said. What you actually said is right up there in black letters.

    We have people attending tertiary institutions because there is not some other infrastructure for training them. It’s not going to pop up magically, you either have to encourage it to emerge through statutory law or you have to work through tertiary institutions.

    • Replies: @HA
  242. Anonymous[146] • Disclaimer says:
    @Jack D

    I actually agree with this. Should I get DNA tested to see if I might be Jewish and not know it?

  243. Anonymous[146] • Disclaimer says:
    @Thomm

    Burl Ives’ rendition of this was the first record Debbie Harry ever had as a kid, she says in her book, which I’m sure Steve has on his shelf as we speak.

    I bring this up to discuss Burl Ives, who was the first “folk” singer many, many young Americans ever heard, but was detested by the Folk Establishment, as there was then, for his illiberal politics and lack of detestation for Middle America. The contempt they showed for him is a window into their mentality.

  244. HA says:
    @Art Deco

    “What I said was not what you said.”

    Thanks so much, Red Queen, but I’ll leave it to more objective readers as to whether your post — once it is stripped of all its long-winded bureaucratic boilerplate that means exactly what you think it means and nothing else — is a contradiction of mine. Or else, they can take your word for it. Either way works for me — I got enough on my plate as it is.

  245. @moshe

    Bill Burr is great , but he is still with us.

    • Replies: @Thomm
  246. @HA

    HA, The Buffalo News adds a personal touch to the pandemic by publishing stories on line about people who “died from Covid-19.” Four recent stories, the ‘long time high school teacher and coach”, aged 92. The women who “would have lived to 105”, dead at 99. The PI and biker who died at 59 years old, photo with story shows an obese man. And yesterday, the 39 year old women with a chronic tooth pain disease who was taken to hospital with an apparent stroke and was diagnosed with encephalopathy and died. Later they said she had Covid-19. Truly sorry for each family’s loss. But everything seems to be Covid related. And, since hospitals can’t actually state the cause of death, we are left with families calling the News.

    • Replies: @HA
  247. HA says:
    @Buffalo Joe

    “But everything seems to be Covid related.”

    As the article I cited admits, defining an exact cause of death for any individual is not always easy. Consider, HIV, for example, which might not kill you directly, but weakens your immunity to the point where something else can kill you. In those cases, does the patient really die of AIDS or with AIDS? In the papers, such deaths are often listed as “AIDS-related causes” but clearly, some of those patients might have died from whatever killed them even if they didn’t have HIV, so there’s still some wiggle room, and ultimately, this can turn into one of those “if a tree falls in the forest” questions that are more about semantics than counting trees.

    It’s a little clearer when we’re talking about entire populations, and that’s why those excess mortality graphs are useful (though even then, there are still error bars to contend with).

  248. tyrone says:

    True story: I saw an albino vulture in a meadow the other day ,eating a cow placenta……I don’t know ,something about that photo brought it to mind.

  249. moshe says:
    @anon

    I believe the late great Bill Burr died recently during childbirth. Daddy Burr still lives and I wish him well but good ole Bill gave up the ghost.

    Aint no comedians left. Best is to listen to anything from Louis CK from 9/11 thru 2015. There’s a lot if O&A stuff, plus his two TV shows and some youtube bootlegs.

  250. @Reg Cæsar

    You need to find yourself a higher class of San Marino.

    Not really.

    Currently ranked No. 1 in the world in Covid-19 cases per capita.

    But when I was a kid, the most striking postage stamp in my collection was from San Marino.

    This one.

  251. @Anon

    Well, for most of those SJWers, they never had any exposure to kerchief-topped, old school Aunt Jemima on the box. We are partial to the Aunt Jemima brand whole wheat pancake/waffle mix in our household (had some blueberry pancakes with mashed banana this morning, it so happens), but as a man of a certain age, I am fully aware how the box illustration was changed a few years back.

    But for the younger crowd, that top-knotted kerchief is perceived as cute, and not rayciss.

  252. @Anonymous

    Are those the Taylors, father-and-son drummers?

    Their first drummer, still in his high school’s marching band, was barred entry to nightclubs, Tacoma being a tad stricter than the Winter bros.’ Beaumont, where Edgar played at 12.

    Thwarted in his music career, he instead became a four-star general:

  253. Thomm says:
    @Jim Don Bob

    Bill Burr is great , but he is still with us.

    That is right.

    The other great anti-misandry comedian who passed away at the young age of 40 was Patrice O’Neal. That may be who the other commenter is thinking of.

    • Replies: @moshe
  254. @HA

    Right. The shocking excess mortality death numbers in various Northern Italian towns started emerging in March, I believe. Before then, you heard many people claiming that the lack of excess mortality proved this was just the flu, bro. But then exactly the type of numbers they cited turned drastically against their position.

    But … we don’t know how many of the excess deaths (e.g., peaking at 6 times normal in one week in NYC) were caused by people dying of other ailments due to fear of going to the emergency room or for lack of care once they got to the hospital. The most reasonable guess is: some, but it wasn’t irrational for people to be afraid of getting infected in the ER.

    • Replies: @HA
  255. MarkinLA says:
    @onetwothree

    Even if it was her craving for BBC, there are plenty of younger ones out there.

    • Replies: @Anonymous
  256. HA says:
    @Steve Sailer

    “…we don’t know how many of the excess deaths (e.g., peaking at 6 times normal in one week in NYC) were caused by people dying of other ailments due to fear of going to the emergency room or for lack of care once they got to the hospital.”

    A fair point, but as you imply, that doesn’t mean coronavirus isn’t a cause (or at least a partial cause) of death, or that the death was due to panic or hysteria as some would have us believe. To the extent that there’s a surge (anticipated or otherwise) of ICU patients so that all the gloves and masks and sanitizer get commandeered by those crews (which means the rest of the hospital appointments and blood work and operations must be put on pause), the resultant excess deaths are still at least partly due to coronavirus, even those that result from a delayed cancer diagnosis, or from a nurse who mixed up some medication because she worked one too many twelve-hour shifts.

    Analysis by way of excess mortality rates can cut through all that (at least when there’s only one 500-lb-gorilla factor to consider).

    • Replies: @Steve Sailer
  257. @HA

    HA, good point, dead with or dead from. The CDC never counted seasonal flu deaths in those over 65, too many contributing factors.

  258. moshe says:
    @Thomm

    No, no. I was trying to suggest something about the duality of man, the Jungian thing, sir.

  259. @HA

    Granted, but if you have Covid-19, and the tree falls on you, will your death be tallied to Corona?

  260. Anonymous[427] • Disclaimer says:
    @MarkinLA

    Even if it was her craving for BBC, there are plenty of younger ones out there.

    I take it we are not talking about the British Broadcasting Corporation, or a Big Block Chevy.

    Although a crankshaft might be involved.

  261. JimB says:
    @the one they call Desanex

    I’ve noticed that 20-something young men back in the 60s had manlier faces and way thicker beards. What’s up with that?

  262. @HA

    It’s possible to imagine an overreaction to an infectious disease that is so bad that it causes total deaths to be higher due to fear of going to the ER for your heart attack or whatever.

    But the New York numbers seem like mostly a rational reaction to a fairly dangerous infectious disease.

  263. @JimB

    I’ve noticed that 20-something young men back in the 60s had manlier faces and way thicker beards. What’s up with that?

    You may be on to something. But, the funny thing was, people used to say long haired hippies looked like girls. There’s only one girl in these three photos, and, to our eyes, she is easy to spot.

    Kansas:

    Pure Prairie League:
    Blue Oyster Cult:

  264. @JimB

    “young men back in the 60s had manlier faces… (why?)

    Because young men back in the 60s did not grow up in the culture that was created by the 60s.

  265. jim jones says:
    @Jonathan Mason

    Meghan Markle was 38 when she managed to snag Prince Harry and become Duchess of Sussex

  266. The only way the Dems have a chance is if Michelle Obama steps up to be V.P.,other than that it’s 4 yrs of Don and then the party’s over.

  267. @Corn

    No way he’d be dating that blonde if he was a truckdriver or housepainter.

    Kissinger was right. Power is a great aphrodisiac.

    Is it an aphrodisiac or are these women seeking power by any means necessary?

    I’m going to guess the latter.

    I’d bet a million dollars these women have someone on the side. Probably some construction worker who doesn’t have a dollar to his name and she pays the bills. Meanwhile Brown thinks he has her smitten.

  268. @John Johnson

    This is a fascinating linguistic and scientific breakthrough.

    You have successfully expressed more types and varieties of “naive” than there are sentences in your comment.

    Very impressive, take a bow.

    • LOL: YetAnotherAnon
  269. @John Johnson

    Somerset Maugham wrote an enjoyable story about just such a situation. But of course Maugham was a homosexual.

    https://sites.google.com/site/edfabra/home/excerptreviewsstoriespoems/appearance-and-reality—william-somerset-maughm

    ‘And has he my intelligence?’

    ‘Oh, no.’

    ‘Is he rich?’

    ‘Penniless.’

    ‘Then, name of a name, what is it you see in him?’

    ‘He’s young,’ smiled Lisette.

    The Senator looked down at his plate and a tear rose in his eyes and rolled down his cheek into the coffee. Lisette gave him a kindly look.

    ‘My poor friend, one can’t have everything in this life,’ she said.

  270. Art Deco says:
    @John Johnson

    See Bill McLaughlin (rich entrepreneur, divorced), Nannette Johnston (gold-digger mistress, about to be given the gate), and Eric Naposki (lapsed pro-football player working as a security guard, her sidepiece). Didn’t end well for any of them.

  271. BB753 says:
    @Dennis Dale

    My point is that an ambitious man whose very reason to live is to make money ought to have at least a looker by his side to show off, like a Lamborghini. I’m sure Bezos wears expensive clothes, drives expensive cars, and owns an expensive house. So why not an an expensive mistress/wife?
    That’s about the only thing Elon Musk got right.
    Look, I like women but not for their conversation or companionship. At least, not for a whole day, never mind years.
    Male friendship is undervalued in these feminised times.

  272. @PiltdownMan

    Granpa ain’t happy. Someone stole his shirt.

  273. @Anonymous

    They love that raw sound, for some reason. Possibly because of the intimacy?

    Are also huge jazz fans, possibly for the same reason.

    I so love that country to bits.

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