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I'm not a very happy camper tonight. What I'd originally written was more extensive than my usual Top Comments diary, and it wasn't the easiest to write. I'll save you the trouble of reading, and myself the embarrassment of telling, how exactly I lost the diary (short version: I was stupid), but suffice it to say it's gone. And here I am, completely drained of energy. It was probably for the best, because my topic was more than a bit dark and depressing, and after what we've been dealing with for the past couple of weeks, perhaps dark and depressing wasn't a good choice. It was a sign from Ceiling Cat. So tonight, it's an open thread. One that I will kick off with an EDM cat remix. Because cats.

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August 22, 2014

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From TrueBlueMajority:

In this comment, Shotput8 feels sorry for Ferguson officers coming "under fire."
From DRo:
I would like to nominate this comment by TomP from Reinvented Daddy's diary Erick Erickson Admits Redstaters Don't Show Christian Values - Flames Ensue.
From belinda ridgewood:
In Retroactive Genius's diary about New Orleans police receiving DoD snow-camo parkas, Hey338Too explains their need for 360 scarves.
From pico:
I would like to nominate gchaucer2's perfect response to Hunter's diary on facile comparisons by conservative pundits.
From HoundDog:
monkeybrainpolitics is driving us bananas and charging us all up by transforming my diary about transparent see through solar collectors into a praise of the  transparency of the German democratic political system and a critique of our own system.

August 21, 2014

(excluding Tip Jars and first comments)

Got mik!

  1) What The Fuck Jar by JVolvo — 223
  2) OMG! by Richard Lyon — 135
  3) I cannot reconcile the claims with the by YucatanMan — 133
  4) Not Once in the History of Law Enforcement by TooFolkGR — 116
  5) "Sleeping While Black:" a logical extension of the by nailbender — 114
  6) Unbelievable!!! by reflectionsv37 — 113
  7) Here are my questions about the incident report - by Phoebe Loosinhouse — 109
  8) The hell with Chili's by DisNoir36 — 95
  9) When Open Carry Goes Too Far™ by xxdr zombiexx — 94
10) BWWAAAHHH by DisNoir36 — 94
11) I watched that segment by Steven D — 90
12) Thanks for posting this MB by Denise Oliver Velez — 82
13) NBC reports county filed report, not city by Patriot Daily News Clearinghouse — 82
14) ha... by Glen The Plumber — 81
15) Warrant? by leftykook — 78
16) You really want to put nuke plants next to the by polecat — 78
17) If he's walking around the accident scene and not by Torta — 77
18) From my one visit to St. Louis in the early 80s, by peregrine kate — 75
19) Good post.   by TomP — 74
20) That is my thought too. by GustavMahler — 73
21) About that busted eye socket.... by smileycreek — 72
22) I was hoping something like this would happen by John Campanelli — 70
23) Given all the other flashbacks by AoT — 70
24) no surprise; those of us old enough to remember by entlord — 68
25) IF he has such an injury, by Joieau — 65
26) Just another brick in the wall... by markthshark — 65
27) Doc, you need some cats to train your toddler.... by Ekaterin — 64
28) you got a better way to make sure by askyron — 63
29) Dear police... by Roiling Snake Ball — 62
30) These cops not only shot to kill by Simian — 62

August 21, 2014

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