Animal’s Hump Day News

Happy Hump Day!

This mess in the Middle East has now officially gotten out of hand.  More on that in the links.

When you’re a nation the size of Delaware, surrounded by people who want to kill you, it’s in your best interest to keep your military and your intelligence services dialed in, but in this case Israel obviously missed something.

Now then…

On To the Links!

California just keeps on making things worse.

Alternative Realities.


Well, he’s not wrong about the invasion.

Trump Endorses Jordan for Speaker.

No shit, Sherlock.

The Moral Difference Between Israel and Hamas.  Well, one group is composed of bloodthirsty, vicious savages, and the other is Israel.

I’m not all that sure we have intelligent life on Earth.





Because they’re assholes?

RFK Jr. to run as an independent.  Good luck with that.

Harvard has been a national disgrace for some time now.

Oil is up more than 4%.

My RedState Stuff:

Biden’s Disappointing Economy: September Jobs Report Below Expectations

30 Minutes Is All It Takes: Planned Parenthood Helps Youth ‘Transition’ After Quick Interview

Steve Scalise Throws Hat Into the Ring in House Speaker Race

Out Of Control Crime Prompts Philly Restaurant to Protect Patrons by Hiring Armed Guards

Sen. Bob Menendez’s Wife Struck and Killed Pedestrian in 2018, Bribery Suspect Replaced Her Mercedes

Former President Trump Floats Idea of Running for Speaker of the House

Poll: Americans’ Support for Arming Ukraine Is Dropping Across the Board

Apparently Alaskans Need a Reminder About Winter; Gov. Declares ‘Winter Weather Preparedness Week’

The Immortal 1911 Pistol, After 112 Years, Finally Retired From U.S. Military Service

Docs Show Hunter Biden Robbed Daughter’s College Fund to Fuel ‘Months-Long’ Drug Binge

US State Department and International Community Respond After Hamas Launches Terror Attack on Israel

RFK Jr’s Third-Party Run Could Spell Danger for Both Major Parties

What Is Israel’s Endgame in the War With Hamas?

The UN Secretary General’s Finger Wagging at Israel Once Again Proves the UN’s Uselessness

Republicans Pounce on Biden Admin Plans to Release Grizzlies in Rural Washington

New I&I/Tipp Poll Shows Illegal Immigration a Big Problem for Democrats in 2024

Louisiana Public School Principal Has Clearly Never Seen ‘Footloose’

VIP Stories (Pay-Walled):

Will China Collapse? And What Opportunities Might Japan Realize From That?

Swimming Competition Organizer Scraps Open Division, Continues to Allow Boys to Compete in Girls’ Events

Defending the Indefensible: A History of Presidential Press Secretaries

Israel, Hamas, and Our Uncontrolled Border: Could It Happen Here?

Sunday Gun Day XI – The Marvelous Mr. Ackley

Dealing With Stress in Stressful Times

It’s a Done Deal Now: Alaska School Activities Association Bans Boys From Girls Sports

This Week’s Idiots:

Salon’s Amanda Marcotte (Repeat Offender Alert) is an idiot.

The Nation’s John Nichols (Repeat Offender Alert) is an idiot.

MSNBC’s Hayes Brown (Repeat Offender Alert) is an idiot.

The Guardian’s Joan Greve is an idiot.

MSNBC’s Eleni Schirmer is an idiot.

The Nation’s Mohammed R. Mhawish is an apologist for Hamas, a horrible human, and a fucking moron.

The Nation’s Nikhal Goyal is an economic illiterate, and an idiot.

(There’s another one of these patterns.)

This Week’s Cultural Edification:

The Swiss “electronic music” band Yello is probably best known for the song Oh Yeah, made famous by the movie Ferris Bueller’s Day Off.  But they did some other… odd work, not least of which is the 1992 song Jungle Bill, with it’s accompanying, very early-Nineties official video.  Here, have a look.