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Something nice for the night crew.

Here is a transcription one of the more famous pieces from Book 1 of Bach's _Well-Tempered Clavier_, BWV 847, "Prelude and Fugue in C minor." This is an electronic piano doing a nice job of standing in for a grand piano.

Lots of sixteenth notes with the hands playing in unison along with a score. Don't worry about not reading music, just watch the hands. The counterpoint is mesmerizing.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A0XtnCXll9E

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Too early for schadenfreude?:

The Despicable Meatball DeSatan campaign is performing as if the Titanic, Hindenburg, and space-shuttle Challenger all had a hellspawn baby and it was named Meatball and it ran for the Preznitsy and it immediately ate mucho shit just like its parents did. This guy will never hold an elected office again.

Bonespurs taught me a tough lesson in celebrating prematurely, but it does look like the Meatball is cooked. To know him is to hate his guts. yay

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"Let Ron be Ron."

"But, honey, there's no there there."

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Maybe, but I doubt it, America isn't quite ready for an overt cristofascist, as opposed to a oranged putschy grabbing one...haha, I'm deluding myself.

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Let the conspiracy theories take flight!

Body found in search for black male paddleboarder, 43, who drowned in pond on Obama's Martha's Vineyard estate: 911 call was made from ex-President's $12M property last night

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43 year old black male paddleboarder? Well, that’s obviously Obama from the past. Real Obama was cloned, the clone took over to demonically provide moderately affordable health care to Americans. Real Obama was sent through time where he was killed by the clone (with Killary’s help, natch) in the staged paddleboarding “accident”. OPEN YOUR EYES AND DO YOUR OWN RESEARCH, SHEEPLE!!!11!1!

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The scandal that will rock the nation through the end of July all the way to Labor Day. Certain anticipated court developments will be flying under the media radar.

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Where's Hillary? She's the key ...

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No shit!

¨Monday War Room LIVE! Breaking: Dead Body Found Outside Obama’s Mansion At Martha’s Vineyard — TUNE IN NOW!

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May I ask a question? I can? Thanks!

When I get a notice that someone replied to a witty comment of mine, is there a way to jump to that reply, in case I want to keep the conversation going, or answer a question asked of me? Disqus used to do that but I've not found a way to do it here on Substack. I'm guessing there IS a way, I'm just too thick to figure it out.

Thanks!

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Depending on how many posts exist, you can use control-f to invoke the Window search function. I'd hit the "more posts" button a couple of times first, unless it was really recent.

I'm thick as well, so don't feel bad....

{Love your screen name, by the by.|

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That's a good idea, and thanks!

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Just clicking doesn't work for me (on Opera/Chrome/FIrefox) -- you may have to click, THEN refresh the page. That SEEMS to work for me.

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That works! Thank you thank you thank you!

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YES click on the text of the reply

it will send you right to the comment

[if you click on the blue arrow it only sends you to the main article]

when you are done look up and click the spool emoji and it will send

you back to where you were when you hit the bell.

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With the app, I have to go to the homepage to see notifications -- then click the bell icon, and clicking on any of the reply notifications will take you to that reply. It doesn't seem to work that way on my laptop browser though.

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Yes, I'm on a tower and tempusfugit's suggestion of hitting the text, then refreshing the page seems to be what I have to do.

I was so worried - I didn't want people to think I was ignoring them!

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you can use the activity page to suss out the comment id:

The format is

ben-shapiro-not-triggered-by-barbie/comment/21260529

story / comment / comment ID

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Yes. Click you picture in the upper right. Select "Activity" ... that will show all the likes, etc. Click on the comment text (not the link) and that will transport you directly to the exact comment.

You know, like Disqus was SUPPOSED to do ...

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I'm done with you clowns. Smell you tomorrow.

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See you later, crocodile!

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Another stupid question. When Americans have to replace appliances, they'll be obtaining the new more energy efficient ones. Dipshit.

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Only if you are a commie. Real Murican' Manly men seek out appliances from the 50's that run on coal.

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Laugh all you want young one.

But when I was a wee chick I had a wood cookstove.

A Majestic and we banked the fire each night with coal

Even had the coal cellar with the coal shoot.

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We used dry corncobs. You could regulate the amount of heat by the number of corncobs!...

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You can have my whale oil dryer when you pry it from my greasy, drippy hands.

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It's just ridiculous and beyond infuriating.

This planet is dying before our eyes. And they're agitating about this shit.

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Beats having to actually do anything.

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Jesus, shut the fuck up.

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I'm eventually going to start screaming and not be able to stop. :( :( :(

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when you hit town....

I'm inviting you for beer.

And we can bash the empties on the fence.

It's a great stress reliever

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Thank you! We're probably going to visit in October-ish, also.

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ok in between times I'll get you an email so we can plot.

dis gonna b good.

us 2 in the same town...

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Hmmm. No comment from me for now.

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Thank you so much! And looking forward to meeting you.

I think there are also several other Wonkers in the area, also too!

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Fuck's sake, who told you where we ran off to?

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Mezcal or Raki will work, also, too...

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Yeah. But you're not supposed to go through the drive-thru in reverse.

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Good to see you GB! I've been posting skyline pics and no one responds with "biscotti", you were missed.

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Why not both .gif

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Wot is wrong wit dat

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I'm already enough of a loony. They'll come and cart me away for sure if I do that. XD XD XD XD

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Here's a SHOCKER: according to a recent JAMA report, MORE REPUBLICANS THAN DEMOCRATS DIED OF COVID!!!1!!111!

Of course, there are two possible explanations for this:

1. When the Democrats collaborated with China to weaponize the virus, they specifically designed the pathogen to be more lethal for GOP voters. Brilliant work, really.

2. JAMA is a bunch of scientists, therefore JAMA is lying.

https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamainternalmedicine/fullarticle/2807617

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Corollary: The oranged pussy grabbing con man would still be POTUS if he had handled the pandemic with any, any leadership or integrity.

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Maybe. I'm not so sure, but yeah, one could perhaps say that the 1 million American dead did not die entirely in vain, if their deaths helped preserve the Republic from a fascist takeover.

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When I got my first Covid shot, the National Guard was helping out at the Knights of Columbus Hall. There were three lines. It was a big operation for the small town of Cheboygan, MI. As I was standing in line, I said (loudly): "Boy, I sure see a lot of Republicans here!" A lot of guilty heads turned my way!...

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YoU CaN't ExPlAiN tHaT!

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It's like the tides, you see...

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This would not be possible to develop a virus more lethal to GOP voters. First, science would have to identify the Stupid Gene. And if it had done that, we'd already have a cure for it. Clearly, we do not.

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Do you want to tell the GOP, or shall I?

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Note which states they chose for their samples.

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OT: BIRIBB feel all SWEATY.

Friend of Mom sent fooood to Birb Parents' house. Birb say A Thamk.

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“Si nos quedemos Juntos vamos a ganar? Si!“

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We're having a lovely pearly gray day here in Western Washington, including a little rain. I'm loving it.

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Here in lovely Lacey WAh it is a balmy 65 but alas only a few minutes sprinkles

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Fog is blowing in off the ocean, from the northwest. Haven't decided how I feel about it yet, though.

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Is it the original Fog (1980) or the remake (2005)?

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We got a nice refreshing shower here today on the North side of the 49th, too.

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[eastern Washington resident a tad dewy secondary to 90F heat and sweating the risks of Red Flag fire warnings glares enviously toward the west]

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I'm inclined to believe that Handsome Joe read fascist Bibi the riot act for abrogating the power of the Israeli Supreme Court in favor of further enhancing his own.

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Maybe. It's still not clear if American Jewish voters are so anti-Bibi. Joe is no doubt being cautious.

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While he was likely relatively diplomatic I don't believe for one minute that Dark Brandon held back much. Knesset has succeeded in effectively disabling the Israeli Supreme Court and putting additional power in Bibi's dirty fascist hands.

I am not inclined to believe that Handsome Joe is inclined to be too patient with him, and the Jewish Americans I'm acquainted with share the perspective of the enraged Israeli protesters in Tel Aviv this morning.

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"Marjorie Taylor Greene has described a witness of the President's son as, quote, 'toned and fit from rigorous exercise, with a figure of one much younger than her years which was, she suspected, the envy of even the younger women in Congress like one in particular from New York who shall remain nameless but who she knew would never turn the dashing Hunter's head, her sunny smile illuminating her still fresh skin like the morning sun at the golden hour and her cascades of corn colored hair falling in rivulets like waterfalls [find some other words for waterfall] which had no doubt caught the rakish, but haunted, hunk's attentions. Or it would have, if the weight of tiredness had not been so heavy on her shoulders- saving the country from the Commie hoards wasn't easy that's for sure...'..."

"...Ms. Taylor Greene is that you?"

"'What's a nice girl like you doing in a place like this?' He asked, in a voice like velvet but even smoother, like velvet with oil on it and sanded by the desert's mystery..."

"...alright."

"She smiled, too tired to think of a clever reply, but the smile, she could sense, was enough..."

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"Sir, the Bulwer-Lytton Contest is that way...."

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“Cataract? I thought that’s an eye thing old people get?”

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Cascade. It's a dish soap.

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Frau Marj wishes...

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Just wait till Ben decides to write one.

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“As I looked into her eyes, at the docile and compliant nature expressed through them, I knew her vagina would be dry, and I became aroused by the thought. ‘But first, a sandwich’ I said to myself.”

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"What's the White House's opinion on the display of Hunter Biden's cock?"

"Closeted much, are you?"

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cue George Michael Out There

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Stay tuned for a even more tasteless question, directed at Jill and concerning whether Hunter’s dimensions run in the family.

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Boxers or briefs?

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Hunter is the son of Joe's first wife, Neilia Biden, who was killed along with her daughter Naomi in a car crash in 1972. Beau and Hunter were both critically injured but survived.

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Neila was a lovely woman....

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Projection is confession after all.

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Come on Jack, give us an indictment Monday!!

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Looks like Bernie Kerik flipped. He has to sit for a deposition by August 24.

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In which case? Do we know?

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The fake elector case, which Bernie rolled around in like a dog in shit.

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Low rent street thug.

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Yeah, he's a low-class criminal grifter, not a Trump true believer. I'd be shocked if he didn't flip. The one who is more surprising is still Michael Cohen.

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Birb a say:

Yeeeeeeeeeeees

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Bernie is well acquainted with the inside of a jail cell. I doubt that he welcomes returning to one. Also - he's just another one of those chicken-hearted grifters that Trump draws to himself like flies to excrement.

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Do you mean grand jury? Or a meeting with Jack's people?

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Yes and yes. Turned over half a gigabyte of documents from 2020.

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IIRC, he's been in prison before? Probably not interested in booking a return trip.

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Tax fraud and lying to the FBI. Trump pardoned him.

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That's perfect.

I had forgotten.

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Isn't his grand jury meeting on Thursdays? Or is it Mondays too?

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I don't know anymore! There have been so many grand juries all over the place, not sure where DC federal stands.

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