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Feb 28·edited Feb 28Liked by Don Surber

Try ‘Shit for Brains’ as an addition to the poll.

In all honesty, I’m knocked out at how loonnng it takes for the average North American to wake up.

It’s taken THIS long for people to wake up to the importance of the wall or to admit that voting for T is where it’s at

WTF!

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Today’s Birdbrain thought: Whenever Obama enters a room the band should play, “Hail To The Chef."

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Feb 28Liked by Don Surber

If you would permit, may I slightly change today’s poll question to:

“Is using the word ‘Birdbrain’ too kind a word to describe these people?

✅ YES

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Feb 28Liked by Don Surber

This is insulting to birds.

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Feb 28Liked by Don Surber

--

"The budget should be balanced, the Treasury should be refilled, public

debt should be reduced, the arrogance of officialdom should be tempered

and controlled, and the assistance to foreign lands should be curtailed

lest Rome become bankrupt. People must again learn to work, instead of

living on public assistance."

--Cicero, 55 BC

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Feb 28·edited Feb 28Liked by Don Surber

The Dems know they are close to their goal of permanently taking our country because of their heightened desperation of recent years to "get it done" at any cost. Like alcoholics needing greater quantities of sauce to get drunk, they have had to go into overdrive so 2024 is the last election they will have risk of losing.

They have turned a large number of heretofore mind-numb clueless cable news watchers into more aware conservative believers. It's refreshing to see the lies start to crumble but it took A LOT of deception for this to finally start to happen:

The left overplayed with rampant election interference in 2020.

They overplayed with government control and made-up policies with COVID in 2020.

They overplayed with defending democracy through lies about Ukraine.

They overplayed with economic prosperity while exorbitant inflation and interest rates eat us alive.

They overplayed with a wide open border for the worst of the world's offspring to come here to steal, rape, and murder.

They overplayed the law enforcement and justice system with the obvious hypocrisy in BLM riots, looting episodes, releasing minority criminals without bail.

They overplayed our trust in the intelligence community with J6 set-up.

I guess it's about time a few of those cable watchers finally wake up and take a position on something instead of listening to Bret Baier and Neil Cavuto. 2024 is our last chance, and when we win, we need to bury the deep state and the NeoCon Republican party.

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First day in office, Trump should pardon the January 6 political prisoners.

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Feb 28Liked by Don Surber

I’ll differ: no wall or wall components will be built, no matter the apportionment. The No Industry No Power No Building Nowhere No How No More crowd will be happy to take the cash for studies and payola but nothing will be built. (See progress on the US Semiconductor industry and the so-called fast train in CA as basic examples for money spent for love and fresh air but no Stuff.) Until I see cranes, steel plate and IBar, concrete and big diggers on the border I will not believe we are winning. Birdbrains or any other appropriate name. Said BBs are sure they can outlast any originalist American and keep proceeding to the destruction of the Republic. Evil never quits.

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Feb 28Liked by Don Surber

Wonderful edition. We have to get all non-birdbrains to vote in November. Gigantic turnout.

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Feb 28Liked by Don Surber

Good morning, all.

When I think of birds, I think of a cartoon where the Creator is making ducks. "Waterproof those, and add kazoos!"

Given that there are more and more folks getting hip to the whole mess, let me say this:

While I am glad to see it, beware! The gyrations and flailing of the enemy will become more frenzied. To paraphrase something I read somewhere, not remembering the exact words, these spoiled children will try to break the toy before they will share it, or give it up. Witness the madness of "transgenders", religious zealots and their ilk.

No fear. There are far more of us than them. Not only that, but I have known (and know) men and women that, even by themselves, are more than equal to a hundred of the precious little flowers.

Have a great day, everyone.

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Feb 28Liked by Don Surber

You can't spell geek without EE, so allow me to give a little perspective from there:

Theoretically, electric cars have immense advantages. The most efficient internal combustion engine is currently the large diesel; currently the record-holder is probably the MAN B&W 5G70ME-C9.5-TII, which has a thermal efficiency of 53.4%. This engine is designed for use in large container ships and is capable of producing up to 23,500 kW of power, about 32,000 horsepower for us Imperial-system clingers. Modern three-phase electric motors, however, are more than 95% efficient, so there's that.

The second part of the electric car equation is something we've been waiting for a long time: solid-state controllers that can handle the juice these motors require. Now that's done, and done. So far, so good.

The third part is adequate energy storage. Current batteries are not even close. Their main problem is "energy density" - how much energy can they carry, and at what cost? The best chart is probably this one:

https://miro.medium.com/v2/resize:fit:828/format:webp/1*1dM9Zp4AywNHOLzpjvyIHQ.png

As Winnie-the-Pooh might say, there is a Very Good Reason airliners burn kerosene: it has the highest energy density of any commonly available fuel, but its real advantage is where it gets the oxygen needed to burn it. Assuming an ideal air/fuel ratio of ~ 15/1 - and that's by WEIGHT - to make power, a heat engine "energy" tank only has to carry 1/16 of what it needs: fuel. 15/16ths of the combustible mixture is sucked from the surrounding air and the combustion products dumped right back out. And for airplanes, where weight is critical, a side-benefit is that as the fuel is burned, the plane gets lighter.

None of this is true for current electric vehicles. (no pun intended) We are far, far from the day when electric cars are practical, and cargo trucks? The joke-est of jokes.

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Fun fact: Which has more energy, a pound of TNT or a pound of kerosene? ...... kerosene. And by how much? About sixteen times. Pretty hard to beat that with a battery.

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Feb 28Liked by Don Surber

A bit of an uplifting article this am. Nice job.

I sure hope so because… well just because it seems everyday I get up and there is something else screwed up in the country or the world that upon closer examination is caused by 1. Democrats 2. Globalists or 3. George Soros and crew.

Hopefully they have once again over played their hands and the folks are not only getting fed up but are willing to do something about it

One last aside about your ev comment: they are known to self ignite as well.

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Feb 28Liked by Don Surber

Sad that you are mocking the 7th (Obama) and 14th(Biden) greatest presidents ranked by esteemed historians. One of the problems with having the worst rates president in history (Trump) win again is the deviants presently in power will just go underground and plan and plot again. The gene pool needs to be cleared of idiocy.

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When using birdbrain to describe Biden, I was thinking that might be unfair to birds everywhere. After all, some of then can speak in complete sentences.

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Feb 28Liked by Don Surber

Just like ABC had its Thursday Night Edition of Monday Night Football, this seems to be Wednesday’s Edition of Saturday Morning Fish-in-a-Barrel Shoot.

Good points all, now put the Remington 870 back under the bed, and buy more ammo for your 30-06.

But hey, sometimes you got to wake up the neighborhood.

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Feb 28Liked by Don Surber

"Birdbrain" might be a little too kind but since you're running a family friendly joint here it'll have to do.

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