Monthly Archives: September 2016

GODS OF BELLONA AND RENNELL ISLANDS: POLYNESIAN MYTHS

bellona-and-rennellIn the style of Balladeer’s Blog’s separate examinations of Hawaiian and Samoan myths as a subset of Polynesian Mythology comes this look at the deities worshipped on the Polynesian outliers Bellona Island and Rennell Island. Despite its much smaller size Bellona had a larger population for much of their history.

NGE’OBIONGO – The goddess of the stone ovens used by the people of Rennell and Bellona. The ovens were shown such reverence that it was forbidden to eat near them or to scatter firewood or even to speak in raised voices in their vicinity. Nge’obiongo would punish anyone who violated those taboos, just as she punished women who were bad or lazy cooks or who prepared meals without first properly cleaning their hands.

Undercooking the food would also invite this deity’s wrath. On rare occassions some of the prepared food would be left in the ovens as an offering to Nge’obiongo.

bellona-and-rennell-world-heritageMAHUIKE – The earthquake god of Bellona and Rennell Islands (henceforth Bel-Ren). Like his counterparts in Hawaii and Samoa, Mahuike lived far underground and caused earthquakes by pushing at the earth with both of his arms.

Once, after a particularly destructive earthquake, the god Tehu’aingabenga fought Mahuike for injuring his worshippers and broke off one of the earthquake god’s arms. After that the quakes caused by Mahuike were never as severe. (In Hawaiian versions it is Maui who breaks the earthquake god’s arm off and in Samoan versions it is Ti’i Ti’i who does it. Bel-Ren myths do feature the figure Mautikitiki but he is less prominent than Tehu’aingabenga.)

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HILLARY CLINTON: THE FAVORITE CANDIDATE OF EVERY RICH PIG WHO OWNS HER

 

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HILLARY CLINTON: THE CANDIDATE OF THE ONE PERCENTERS WHO OWN HER.

It’s no secret that Hillary stole the nomination from Bernie Sanders (“She wasn’t elected, she was SELECTED” … like George W Bush in the year 2000, maybe?)

Now come revelations that – in addition to all the other bribe money she’s taken and all of the money she stole from Haitian aid – FBI Director Comey, who declined to prosecute Hillary recently, HAS A BROTHER INVOLVED WITH THE CLINTONS AND THERE’S AT LEAST A MILLION DOLLAR AMOUNT THAT WAS TRACED TO … THE CLINTON FOUNDATION.  Continue reading

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3-Time Deportee Arrested in Texas Shooting Spree — 2 Dead

Reblogged this on Balladeer’s Blog- Thanks

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A Mexican national who has been previously deported at least three times was arrested in connection to a north Texas shooting and crime spree. Two people were murdered during the September 26 rampage.

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Officials later learned Luviano has a history of prior arrests and has been deported at least three times in the past.

“I would say at this point in time he has no status to be in the United States,” Supervisory Deputy U.S. Marshal Hector Gomez, with the Lone Star Fugitive Task Force, told Fox.

Luviano has previous convictions for multiple counts of burglary of a vehicle, driving without a license and possession of a controlled substance. The jail records reveal at least two previous felony convictions in Williamson County. Luviano was being held in the Williamson County jail on charges of possession of a controlled substance and murder, according to jail records obtained by Breitbart Texas. Has…

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IS MARINA JOYCE REALLY POPPY?

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I’ve been sitting here eating my soup with the two oddly-garbed thugs who look like the mascots of college sports teams watching over me and I just had this epiphany: What if Marina Joyce and Poppy are one and the same? What if her “mother” is really one of her make-believe handlers and the two ARG’s – Poppy and Marina Joyce – are going to tie together? IF the Marina Joyce business really is just an ARG in the first place, that is.

marina-joyceWhatever! I just wanted to weigh in on this since conspiracy kooks were going nuts over this b.s. These online conspiracy deals are fun up to a point, I guess, but at least this one (or these two) doesn’t (or don’t) feature Slenderman … yet. It’s interesting to wonder what Aleister Crowley might have done with internet memes.  Continue reading

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CCCAA COLLEGE FOOTBALL RESULTS

San Mateo BulldogsNUMBER TEN GETS KNOCKED OFF – The 24th ranked COLLEGE OF SAN MATEO BULLDOGS traveled to take on the number 10 team – the BUTTE COLLEGE ROADRUNNERS. A 7-7 tie in the 1st Quarter became a 14-7 lead for the Bulldogs by Halftime. Neither team scored in the 2nd Half so 14-7 was the final tally, too. The Roadrunners did not exactly get their Buttes kicked (Thank you! I’m here all week!) but they still lost at home.

Chaffey Panthers helmetNUMBER TWELVE FALLS AT HOME – The crowd at Mashin-Roth Stadium was stunned on Saturday night as the unranked CHAFFEY COLLEGE PANTHERS came to visit the 12th ranked GROSSMONT COLLEGE GRIFFINS. At the midpoint the Panthers held just a 3-0 advantage and the 3rd Quarter ended in a 10-10 tie, but in the 4th Chaffey College managed a 17-10 upset of the Griffins.    Continue reading

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COURAGEOUS WOMAN PUTS APOLOGISTS FOR ISLAM IN THEIR PLACE

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SHE PUTS MOST AMERICAN FEMINISTS TO SHAME

Swashbuckling gay man Milo Yiannopoulos continues defeating close-minded 1960s burnouts in university administrations and outfighting their sycophantic 1960s- wannabe “students”.

What Milo irreverently calls his “Dangerous Faggot Tour” of those intolerant asylums called American colleges continued at the University of South Florida, where he got a kind assist from a young Arab woman who had fled Muslim misogyny. She slapped down the kinds of arguments that cowardly enablers of Muslim violence love to use: 

“I’m 100% Arab, I’ve been in the USA for 3 years, I fled the Middle East and an Islamic marriage, never again,” she said, heaping even more embarrassment on people who pretend to be “liberals” and “feminists” yet who are terrified of ever criticizing Islam.

She went on to defend the sensible need to properly vet Muslims entering the U.S. in ever-larger numbers, many bringing with them the hatreds and superstitions of their outdated religion. (I’m an atheist so don’t bother trying to tag me as a Christian or a Jew)

She earned an enormous round of applause from the rest of the audience when she told people who want to fill the U.S. with the kind of fanatics she fled to meet her in 15 minutes “for an ass-kicking.”

I will say AGAIN that we should be televising weekly debates between Muslim violence enablers on one side and courageous women like this on the other side. Continue reading

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NJCAA FOOTBALL RESULTS

Readers of Balladeer’s Blog have indicated that they are preferring this new setup in which I cover just the 4 year colleges on Sundays and then do these 2 year colleges during the week.

Copiah Lincoln WolfpackNUMBER SIX TAKES A FALL – The COPIAH-LINCOLN COLLEGE WOLFPACK played host to the 6th ranked JONES COUNTY COLLEGE BOBCATS and improved to 2-2 with the win. The Wolfpack trailed the Bobcats 7-0 in the 1st Quarter but had managed a 10-9 edge by Halftime. Jones County went back up 15-13 by the end of the 3rd Quarter but Copiah-Lincoln came back in the 4th to win it 27-22.

Georgia Military College BulldogsAND NUMBER SEVEN COMES TUMBLING AFTER – Meanwhile the GEORGIA MILITARY COLLEGE BULLDOGS visited the number 7 team in the nation – the COLLEGE OF DUPAGE CHAPARRALS. By the end of the opening Quarter the Bulldogs led the Chaparrals 10-7, a score which was unchanged at the break. An action-packed 2nd Half saw Georgia Military College complete the upset by a final count of 24-12. Continue reading

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LOTT AND PEETE COULD KEEP RAIDERS IN OAKLAND

ronnie-lott-and-rodney-peeteEvery Raiders fan that is determined to keep the team from moving to Las Vegas must now look to Ronnie Lott and Rodney Peete because these retired National Football League Players just might have what it takes to subvert online NFL betting odds by keeping the Raiders rooted in Oakland. 

The hype surrounding Lott and Peete revolves around the fact that they understand business. They have also endeared themselves to the political leaders in the area. Admittedly, that doesn’t mean they will succeed, especially seeing as they have no concrete financial plan in place for a billion-dollar football stadium.  Continue reading

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SMACKING DOWN THE EXCUSES OF GUTLESS GROVELERS FOR ISLAM

Muhammad bombMUSLIM VIOLENCE AWARENESS YEAR CONTINUES!

It’s entertaining listening to the hypocritical sniveling of people who are far too cowardly to criticize the violent fanatics of Islam. The more that the latest Muslim atrocities (and they perpetrate atrocities every single day) highlight the cowardice of their enablers the louder those gutless hypocrites howl in an attempt to deflect attention from their own craven behavior.

Here are some quick smackdowns that let you, too, join in the fun of casually dismissing the wimpy excuses of these would-be Kapos who hope Muslim fanatics will attack the rest of us first.

Gultess hypocrite Ben Affleck was happy to criticize Christians in the movie Dogma but crawls for Islam.

Gutless hypocrite Ben Affleck was happy to criticize Christians in the movie Dogma but crawls for Islam.

GUTLESS HYPOCRITE COMMENT: Dude, like, we shouldn’t like, let the actions of SOME Muslims, like, color our feelings about, like, all of the Muslim world.

SMACKDOWN: Tell them that the minute sniveling little shits like them stop acting like the actions of SOME Americans, or SOME white people, or SOME Christians or SOME cops represent the actions of ALL Americans, or ALL white people, or ALL Christians or ALL cops you’ll consider that. (HINT: Cowardly hypocrites will NEVER stop making sweeping negative generalizations about Americans or white people or Christians or cops so there is no danger of ever having to deal with a followup on this one. The reason they won’t stop? Because it’s SAFE to generalize about those targets.)

GUTLESS HYPOCRITE COMMENT: Dude, it is so totally not awesome to, like, discuss actions that would affect ALL Muslims after violent incidents that involve, like, some people who just happen to be Muslims.

SMACKDOWN: This one is just a variation of the first one (gutless hypocrites are very unoriginal thinkers). The smackdown is: So you’re saying it’s wrong to discuss actions that would affect ALL gun owners after violent incidents that involve some people who just happen to be gun owners?

Muslim oppression 3GUTLESS HYPOCRITE COMMENT: Dude, people shouldn’t be allowed to criticize Islam because you can’t, like, shout “fire” in a crowded theater. (This one will be accompanied by one of those looks that lets you know the gutless hypocrite who said this thinks it’s a Really Deep Thought instead of the easily dismissed excuse that it really is.)

SMACKDOWN: Yes you CAN shout “fire” in a crowded theater IF THERE’S A FIRE! Even if it APPEARS there is a fire (excessive smoke, etc) you have a responsibility to speak out so other theatergoers are made aware of the danger and can take appropriate action. Cowardly apologists for Islam act like Muslim violence is purely hypothetical and that there’s never been any real-world violence from Muslim fanatics.

GUTLESS HYPOCRITE COMMENT: Dude, are you, like, implying we should commit certain acts against Muslims?

SMACKDOWN: Nope. Cowardly enablers of Muslim violence always act like the only two options are: 1) Do and say and write absolutely NOTHING about Muslim intolerance or 2) Wage all-out war. If people in the Western Democracies would start verbally holding Islam as accountable as other faiths for its homophobia, misogyny and other forms of intolerance the message might get through with no need for any violence.

Trouble is, cowardly apologists for Islam are too timid to even use WORDS against Muslim intolerance. Unfortunately, with religious fanatics if you are too frightened to use WORDS against them you will eventually have to use MORE than words against them. And we’ve seen that collaborators with Islam are far too spineless to ever use more than words, hence their pre-emptive surrender.     Continue reading

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COLLEGE FOOTBALL RESULTS FROM SEPTEMBER 24th

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Florida Tech Panthers helmetFLORIDA TECH CONQUERS DIVISION ONE – Division Two’s FLORIDA TECH PANTHERS took it on the road against Division ONE’s PRESBYTERIAN COLLEGE BLUE HOSE. The Panthers sent a message, pushing the Blue Hose around the field on both sides of the ball. Florida Tech handily defeated Presbyterian College by a score of 28-7.  

Emporia StateNUMBER SIX TAKES A FALL – The 18th ranked EMPORIA STATE HORNETS visited the number 6 team in the country – the UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL MISSOURI MULES. This was a Battle Royal in which 4 Quarters wasn’t enough … One Overtime period wasn’t enough either. In DOUBLE OVERTIME the Hornets emerged with a 37-31 triumph over the Mules.  Continue reading

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