The Daily Broadside


Posted on 11/15/2021 5.00 AM

JCM 11/13/2021 2:30:33 PM

Posted by: JCM

Occasional Reader 11/15/2021 5:27:09 AM
 Head of Counter Terrorism Policing North West, Russ Jackson, said the taxi passenger appeared to have made an "improvised explosive device" which caused the blast.

The man's motivation was "yet to be understood", he added.”

vxbush 11/15/2021 6:00:41 AM

In #1 Occasional Reader said: PLLLLLLACE YER BETS, FOLKS

No name was given, therefore no bet needs to be placed. Seems to be a sure thing that the name will be "Asian."

JCM 11/15/2021 7:26:15 AM

Occasional Reader 11/15/2021 7:27:13 AM

Reply to vxbush in 2:

Occasional Reader 11/15/2021 7:31:28 AM

Reply to JCM in 3:

A group has been identified!

 Three men in their 20s were arrested elsewhere in the city under the Terrorism Act on Sunday, ”

It’s… men in their 20s!  

vxbush 11/15/2021 7:41:11 AM

In #5 Occasional Reader said: It’s… men in their 20s!  

How many days will it take before the names are published? 

buzzsawmonkey 11/15/2021 7:45:02 AM

Biden---My Time!
---apologies to George & Ira Gershwin, and "Bidin' My Time"

Some fellers try to fulfill oaths of office,
Some fellers try to spare their constituents pain,
Some fellers try to tackle genuine problems,
Some fellers even avoid grabbing ill-gotten gains!

But I'm Biden---my time!
Just watch the inflation climb!
Supply chains are broken, 'cause of things I've spoken
I'm Biden---my time!

I'm Biden---my time!
Turn a blind eye to my son's crimes!
I'm busy workin' to rupture the infrastructure
Biden---my time!

I like to impose 
Executive orders
But I won't act to close
Our wide-open borders

'Cause I'm Biden---my time!
My actions lack reason or rhyme!
Just wait for my new rules that ban fossil fuels
I'm Biden---my time!

Kosh's Shadow 11/15/2021 8:15:13 AM

Reply to buzzsawmonkey in 7:


Kosh's Shadow 11/15/2021 8:16:10 AM

Reply to vxbush in 6:

How long before the taxi driver who locked the terrorist in the cab, saving lives, is charged with Islamophobia?

doppelganglander 11/15/2021 8:35:19 AM

Reply to vxbush in 6:

It's Mohammad, Mohammed, and Muhammad. 

buzzsawmonkey 11/15/2021 8:38:38 AM

In #10 doppelganglander said: It's Mohammad, Mohammed, and Muhammad. 

...creeps in this petty pace from day to day...

buzzsawmonkey 11/15/2021 8:47:51 AM

Hair ginger, and dumb as dirt
Biden's spokesperson in a skirt
Hacky Jen Psaki with her comments always wacky
To the press corps that she tries to woo...

---apologies to "Nagasaki"

JCM 11/15/2021 9:12:51 AM

CDC: No Record of Naturally Immune Transmitting COVID-19

In the fall, the CDC received a request from an attorney on behalf of the Informed Consent Action Network for documents “reflecting any documented case of an individual who: (1) never received a COVID-19 vaccine; (2) was infected with COVID-19 once, recovered, and then later became infected again; and (3) transmitted SARS-CoV-2 to another person when reinfected.”

In a response dated Nov. 5 and made public recently, the CDC said it doesn’t have any documents pertaining to the request. The CDC confirmed to The Epoch Times that its Emergency Operations Center didn’t find any records responsive to the request.

COVID super-immunity: one of the pandemic’s great puzzles

People who have previously recovered from COVID-19 have a stronger immune response after being vaccinated than those who have never been infected. Scientists are trying to find out why.

Lysenkoists are SHOCKED! SHOCKED! to find nature immunity is better.

JCM 11/15/2021 9:16:09 AM

Judge dismisses charge against U.S. teen Rittenhouse for possessing rifle

After prosecutors conceded that the barrel of Rittenhouse's AR-15-style rifle was of a length that would not categorize it as short-barreled, the judge dismissed the weapons possession charge, the only misdemeanor count against the teenager.

The prosecutors charge for a short barrel, they didn't know the barrel length.

How much a clown show are those two.

Kosh's Shadow 11/15/2021 9:20:34 AM

Reply to JCM in 13:

I wonder when this vaccine will become available? 

New research conducted by the Israel Institute of Biological Research has shown that the Israeli Brilife vaccine is effective against the Delta variant, The Jerusalem Post has confirmed.

Specifically, neutralizing antibody tests performed in the IIBR lab showed that the vaccine’s antibodies maintain their neutralization capacity against all four major viral strains: Alpha, Beta, Gamma and Delta.

The Brilife vaccine, in contrast, is a vector-based vaccine. It takes the vesicular stomatitis virus (VSV) and genetically engineers it so that it will express the spike protein of the novel coronavirus on its envelope.

Once injected, it does not cause a disease by itself. VSV does not harm humans; instead, the body recognizes the spike protein that is expressed on the envelope and begins to develop an immunological response. The vaccine will initially be delivered by traditional injection.

Kosh's Shadow 11/15/2021 9:22:37 AM

In #14 JCM said: How much a clown show are those two.

The trial is completely politically motivated.

Liberals Accuse Rittenhouse Of Trying To Avoid Punishment Through Legal Loophole Known As 'Trial'

KENOSHA, WI—Leftists are sounding the alarm that Kyle Rittenhouse—a notorious slayer of white communist pedophiles—may escape punishment through a little-known legal loophole known as a "trial." 

"This is very concerning," said Chip Cordray, progressive legal expert covering the case. "Using this obscure loophole, Rittenhouse's fate will be decided by an impartial jury of peers based on evidence, rather than the whims of noble communist revolutionaries on Twitter—such as Bette Midler and Joe Biden."

JCM 11/15/2021 9:28:59 AM

Reply to Kosh's Shadow in 16:

Like all the tax code is a loophole when a rich person uses it.

JCM 11/15/2021 9:43:39 AM

Paging AG Garland.......

Pro-CRT speaker tells parents he has 'soldiers ready to go' during school board meeting

Occasional Reader 11/15/2021 10:34:13 AM

In #14 JCM said: The prosecutors charge for a short barrel, they didn't know the barrel length.

Did they also charge him for having “the shoulder thing that goes up“?

Related: I have may have mentioned previously that some years back I had a conversation with a friend who at the time was an assistant US attorney, who prosecuted so-called “gun crimes“ among other things; and she was convinced that a “Ruger“ was a kind of cheap knockoff Luger

Occasional Reader 11/15/2021 10:35:48 AM

In #17 JCM said: Like all the tax code is a loophole when a rich person WHO IS NOT A MAJOR DEMOCRAT PARTY DONOR uses it.

JCM 11/15/2021 10:45:21 AM

Reply to Occasional Reader in 19:

I 50/50 now on the judge declaring a mistrial with prejudice.... the prosecutor's behavior during the whole thing.

buzzsawmonkey 11/15/2021 10:48:41 AM

In #19 Occasional Reader said: she was convinced that a “Ruger“ was a kind of cheap knockoff Luger

Clearly, she thought that the "Ruger" was a cheap Asian knockoff, with the classic Asian pronunciation mixup of "R" and "L."

JCM 11/15/2021 10:56:37 AM

Reply to Occasional Reader in 19:

Did you catch how much time Binger spent on bullets? He went on and how how hollow points "explode" and indicates pre-meditations.

Rittenhouse had FMJ the night of the shooting.

Occasional Reader 11/15/2021 11:41:35 AM

In #23 JCM said: Did you catch how much time Binger spent on bullets?

I have not really followed the thing that closely.

Rittenhouse had FMJ the night of the shooting.

Which is OMG MILITARY GRADE!!!!  and therefore indicates psychotic, racist, homicidal intent!!111!!!

buzzsawmonkey 11/15/2021 11:43:56 AM

Reply to JCM in 23: Reply to Occasional Reader in 24:

What is "FMJ?"

vxbush 11/15/2021 11:44:55 AM

In #24 Occasional Reader said: Which is OMG MILITARY GRADE!!!!  and therefore indicates psychotic, racist, homicidal intent!!111!!!

LOL. Clearly, we should return to the era of muskets. 

Occasional Reader 11/15/2021 11:47:46 AM

In #23 JCM said: He went on and how how hollow points "explode" and indicates pre-meditations.

That, right there, should be grounds for at the very least a censure by his state bar (not to mention, fuel for appeal, mistrial, etc.).

Even if that factual statement were true - which, apparently, it's not - it's irrelevant and prejudicial.   JHP is recommended ammunition for self-defense, and is almost universally carried by cops in this country.  This prosecutor is a political apparatchik scumbag. 

Our so-called justice system seems to have entirely dispensed with the ideal that the prosecutor is actually supposed to be pursuing justice, not merely acting as a partisan litigator.   A prosecutor who sees he or she has a bad case should be ethically obliged to drop the charges, not pursue it By Any Means Necessary to chalk up a "win" for him/her, personally

Occasional Reader 11/15/2021 11:49:22 AM

In #25 buzzsawmonkey said: What is "FMJ?"

Full metal jacket.  (Not the movie, but the bullet type.)  In other words, not "hollowpoint". 

JCM 11/15/2021 11:55:50 AM

Reply to buzzsawmonkey in 25:

Full Metal Jacket.

The round is entirely encased in a copper jacket.

FMJ is required for military use by treaty.

JHP, Jacketed Hollow Point, have a copper jacket mainly were the round contacts the barrel, then the tip is hollow. This causes the bullet to expand on contact. It transfers more energy to the target, it stops the bullet in a shorter distance, and is less likely to over penetrate. This why they are the preferred defensive rounds. Like OR said every cop carries JHP.

The expansion of the round is what Bringer thought was of as "exploding". Add to that they he never confirmed the length of the rifle, he is negligently ignorant of firearms, and usage. 

There are exploding rounds. The guy who shot Reagan used them. But they are far different from hollow point.

Occasional Reader 11/15/2021 12:02:17 PM

In #25 buzzsawmonkey said: What is "FMJ?"

It's when you clench your jaws while you sleep.


lucius septimius 11/15/2021 12:11:25 PM
Explosive bullets.
Occasional Reader 11/15/2021 12:18:00 PM

In #31 lucius septimius said: Explosive bullets.

I was just liast night watching the equivalent scene, in the Bruce Willis/Sidney Poitier/Richard Gere remake of that movie (which I actually like, though I seem to be in a minority on that one).  

Of course, in the remake (PLOT SPOILER),  it's the guy who provides the shooting platform who tries to strongarm the Jackal into paying more, which does not turn out well for said guy; as opposed to the original, where it's the passport-forger who winds up having rather difficult client-relations.  

JCM 11/15/2021 12:59:25 PM

This sums up the competence of Bringer.

buzzsawmonkey 11/15/2021 1:07:03 PM

Reply to JCM in 33:

I wonder if he'll have a couple of shooters at the end of his courtroom day.

Alice in Dairyland 11/15/2021 1:15:52 PM

Reply to JCM in 33:

Oh, the old Alec Baldwin defense? 

Always assume a weapon is loaded, even if you "know" it's not.

Never aim your weapon at a target you are not going to destroy.

Never have your finger on the trigger until you are going to pull it.

Be sure of your target and beyond.

He's guilty.  Case closed.  

Kosh's Shadow 11/15/2021 1:23:48 PM

Reply to JCM in 33:

Ladies and gentlemen of the jury. This is what you will be looking at should you find the defendant not guilty.

Kosh's Shadow 11/15/2021 1:34:48 PM

And now we have the name of the Liverpool terrorist who blew himself up

Liverpool taxi terrorist named Emad Al Swealmeen, UK police say

buzzsawmonkey 11/15/2021 1:38:01 PM

Reply to Kosh's Shadow in 37:

Irish!  I knew it!

JCM 11/15/2021 1:39:34 PM

Reply to Kosh's Shadow in 37:

That's Welsh!

Kosh's Shadow 11/15/2021 1:40:35 PM

In #39 JCM said: That's Welsh!

Can't be. Too many real vowels.

JCM 11/15/2021 1:45:55 PM

Reply to Kosh's Shadow in 40:


lucius septimius 11/15/2021 1:49:01 PM

Reply to Occasional Reader in 32:

I hate the remake for five reasons:

1) They fucked up the bit with the gunsmith.  He is the consummate professional in the original and the scenes with he and the Jackal are fascinating in their subtlety.  That was completely lost in the remake -- it became comic.  Even the forger in the original was not a comic character, just imprudent. In the book the Jackal is worried about whether killing him might endanger the mission but convinces himself that he will have finished the job before the body is found.

2) I'm sorry -- making a Hillary Clinton stand-in (the "beloved first lady" no less!) the target carries infinitely less gravitas than having le General as the focus.  Making the motive "misogyny" obliterates that historical grounding of the original -- the story cleaves so closely to what happened that one is left wondering whether something like this didn't in fact happen.  And making the assassin a simple woman-hater is just lame.

3) The remake is over the top; the essence of the original is how underplayed everything is.  That's honestly what makes it work so well.

4) Richard Gere.  He is not worthy to shine Michael Lonsdale's shoes.  Hell, it isn't worthy to be kicked in the teeth by Lonsdale.

5)  Richard Gere. I hate Richard Gere.

I would add that Caron, played by Derek Jacobi, is one of my favorite characters.  He really is the perfect foil for Commissioner Lebel.  And Tony Britton was amazing as Lebel's English counterpart.  Honestly, the casting in that movie is flawless from top to bottom.

Kosh's Shadow 11/15/2021 4:25:55 PM

Reply to lucius septimius in 42:

I note according to IMDB, Fredrick Forsyth refused to have his name associated with the remake.

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