One week from today the 2018 college football season kicks off in the divisions covered here at Balladeer’s Blog. Some of the games scheduled for next Thursday night:
The 20th ranked ROCKY MOUNTAIN COLLEGE BATTLIN’ BEARS will be hosting the CARROLL (MT) COLLEGE FIGHTING SAINTS. It’s a risky opening week clash between two Frontier Conference teams.
The number 22 team in the nation, the SOUTHWESTERN ASSEMBLIES OF GOD UNIVERSITY LIONS, will take it on the road against the (RV) EVANGEL UNIVERSITY CRUSADERS. Crucial early season positioning is on the line in this battle.
At number 25 are the DAKOTA STATE TROJANS, who travel to face the DAKOTA WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY TIGERS (should be the Blue Tigers). This matchup will be the Midco Sports Network’s Game of the Week. Continue reading
I.WHAT’S UP WITH YI? – Yi the Divine Archer from Chinese mythology deserves to be remembered in one breath with some of the other great heroes and monster slayers from belief systems around the world. Most people are only familiar with his feat of shooting down multiple suns that appeared in the sky one day, but this article will provide a light- hearted look at all of his fantastic adventures.
Yi is pronounced “Yee” according to some sources, but according to others it’s pronounced “EEE”, so you can insert your own Ned Beatty joke here. (Mine would go like this: REDNECK: C’mon, ya fat little hog, what’s the name of the Divine Archer in Chinese mythology? NED BEATTY: EEEEEE! )
Yi was of semi- divine birth, but since “Yi the Semi- Divine Archer” doesn’t have the same ring to it, we’ll stick to his better- known nickname. Yi performed most of his heroic feats for the Chinese ruler Yao, the godling son of the supreme deity Huang Di. Yao would be remembered as the first of the Three Sage Kings in Chinese legends.
2. OFF- BROADWAY – Two of Yi’s earliest adventures after reaching manhood presented him with the weapons he would be most associated with forever after. Yi saved the people of Yao’s kingdom from a monstrous tiger, from whose bones he carved his indestructible bow. Conveniently his next adventure involved slaying a rogue dragon, from whose tendons he crafted thousands of unbreakable shafts, then affixed arrowheads and feathers to the two ends. Continue reading
ROGER SIMON SUMMARIZES HOW THE “RUSSIAN COLLUSION” NONSENSE KEEPS INCRIMINATING HILLARY AND OBAMA, NOT TRUMP – Roger, like me, used to be a Democrat, but that party’s descent into fascism and worse drove him away, too. Here is his excellent look at how Obama thoroughly politicized America’s already disgusting Intelligence Agencies and how it’s all coming out now. CLICK HERE
DON’T FORGET MEWE.COM, GAB.AI and INFOGALACTIC.COM ARE EXCELLENT ALTERNATIVES TO THE INCREASINGLY UGLY YOUTUBE, FACEBOOK AND WIKIPEDIA.
ANOTHER AFRICAN-AMERICAN LEADER PREDICTS DONALD TRUMP WILL BE “THE MOST PRO-BLACK PRESIDENT OF OUR LIFETIME” – It’s Darrell Scott, yet another figure of color praising President Trump. I seriously cannot keep up with all the African-Americans courageously pointing out how Trump has done more for them than the Democrats have in decades. (Hence the Democrats’ increasingly frantic attempts to smear the Donald as a racist) – CLICK HERE
UPDATE: AND THE LATEST RASMUSSEN POLL HAS TRUMP AT 36% APPROVAL AMONG AFRICAN-AMERICAN VOTERS (Up from the previous 29%), AN ASTRONOMICAL FIGURE FOR SOMEONE WITH AN (R) AFTER THEIR NAME. This must be why the ugly Bush Family and Paul Ryan and his ilk hate Trump – he’s attracting a wealth of Voters of Color to the GOP, formerly known as the party of stuffy white guys in suits.
AND SPEAKING OF CORPORATE MEDIA LIES ABOUT PRESIDENT TRUMP – The Chronicle of Higher Education’s own statistics verify that in the 2016 election Trump outdid career criminal Hillary Clinton by getting votes from 49% of college educated whites to Hillary’s 45% of them. I love it! I EXPECTED TO HATE TRUMP, BUT HE HAS CONFOUNDED AMERICA’S CORRUPT POLITICAL ESTABLISHMENT IN A MYRIAD OF WAYS.
And he has saved the economy while doing more for the working class and the poor than any other president in my lifetime. I will not ignore that just because the corporate media hates him and distorts everything he says and does.
WE NEED THIRD PARTIES! TRUMP IS, AFTER ALL, A DE FACTO THIRD PARTY PRESIDENT.
Balladeer’s Blog’s bit Give Them A Shoutout Before They’re Dead returns with this shoutout to the Police and their song De Do Do Do, De Da Da Da – The lyrics are more relevant than ever.
For more than 20 other gods from Fiji see my blog post HERE
NDAKUWANG-GA – The chief shark god of Fiji. Ndakuwang-Ga established his preeminence by defeating in battle all the other shark deities which guarded particular islands. The only figure to ever beat Ndakuwang-Ga in combat was the octopus god of Kandavu Island. For centuries fishermen from there were considered immune to any and all shark attacks.
Though Ndakuwang-Ga mostly travels in the form of a shark his true form is that of a handsome, muscular Fijian man. His tattoos reveal his godly nature.
Just as a rainbow on land is attributed to the supreme deity Ndengei a rainbow at sea is credited to Ndakuwang-Ga. Supposedly this shark god and all his subordinate shark deities take the thighs of all their human victims to the reef near Yandua for the shark-priests to retrieve and eat.
The cycle of myths involving Ndakuwang-Ga features countless instances of him saving his worshippers from sinking ships at sea by letting them ride his back to shore. A reverse of that situation involved a canoe-full of Fijians from Yasawa who paddled to an island rich with coconuts, this deity’s favorite offering. The travelers failed to give any to the shark-god so in revenge he overturned their canoe and devoured all but their leader. That man was condemned to labor for eternity at Nathawa, Yandua, making and serving coconut offerings to Ndakuwang-Ga. Continue reading
WE NEED THIRD PARTIES! Time for another Democrat Atrocity Roundup.
ANTIFA RACISTS ASSAULT AFRICAN-AMERICAN CANDACE OWENS – The Democrats of Antifa (Motto: “Large numbers of crazed losers acting in concert”) continue their roving Hate Squad antics. Recently these fools were attacking Woman of Courage Candace Owens in public. Antifa trash aren’t exactly intelligent and they were screaming at Candace to end “White Supremacy.” Uh. Yeah. Gutless clowns.
Democrat bigots are getting very upset that the recent Rasmussen poll showed President Trump at 29 percent approval with African-Americans, higher than any Republican in an eternity. #WalkAway is a wonderful thing. Democrats do not deserve votes from working class people of ANY color.
At any rate Antifa should be known as KLAN-tifa instead.
“SANCTUARY CITY” PHILADELPHIA PROTECTED ANOTHER ILLEGAL IMMIGRANT WHO THEN WENT ON TO RAPE A CHILD – Remember Philadelphia’s Democrat Mayor dancing for the cameras when a court decreed that Philly could remain a sanctuary city? If they had turned the rapist in to immigration authorities like they were supposed to the child would not have been raped. The biggest regret of my life is that I ever belonged to the party of the Democrats.
Democrats proudly scream from the rooftops that illegal immigrants mean more to them than all the dead and raped victims of illegal immigrant violence. Democrat Nancy Pelosi reminded voters this week that votes for Democrats “empower” illegal immigrants.
FOR DEMOCRATS HISTORY IS BUNK – Salim Mansur takes a look at the Democrats’ Orwellian attempts to rewrite history. CLICK HERE
My fellow Human Breens will be thrilled to hear that the one, the only Neil Breen (PBUH) has released his latest cinematic effort. He once again wrote, starred and directed. This addition to the Breeniverse is titled Twisted Pair and features Neil sharing the starring role with the only man who could possibly hold their own with him on the big screen: himself.
As if one Neil Breen pompously setting straight the human race about what moral lepers we are wasn’t enough we now get Breen Times Two or Breen Squared or however you would prefer to describe it. Neil portrays identical twins Keith and Kale, who merge with a form of Artificial Intelligence, gain super powers from it and then set out to save humanity from itself. Same ol’ same ol’ in other words.
We get some Sheer Breenius right off the bat as the twins are listed in the credits as Keith and Kale but are referred to as KANE and Kale in the dialogue. Don’t ever change, Neil.
Anyway, Keith (Or Kane) and Kale are “Identical Neil Breens/ All the way/ They walk alike/ They fly alike/ They even give tiresome lectures with an air of moral superiority alike/ … What a Twisted Pair!/ You will lose your mind/ When Neil Breen/ Is Two of a Kiiiind!”
Conflict is the essence of drama, of course, and though Keith and Kale just KNOW they are the Supreme Breens fit to reform humanity the twins disagree about the way to approach their mission. The two members of this Breen Trust clash when one of them decides the human race must be browbeaten into submission while the other decides that the human race must be SAVAGELY browbeaten into submission. Fifty Shades of Grey takes on new meaning here.
Anyway, in Twisted Pair the number of computers destroyed may be larger while the body count and the women’s breasts may be smaller but otherwise it’s pretty much Breen-ness as usual.
Remember the tagline to the Christopher Reeve Superman movie: “You’ll believe a man can fly.” Well in Twisted Pair you WON’T believe how hard you’ll laugh when you see Keith and Kale fly. If you’re a heathen who’s not familiar with the Breen Scene my look at his first four films can be found HERE
The Twisted Pair trailer is below: Continue reading