Now darkness is good

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Last updated on July 16th, 2017 at 09:41 am

Investor’s Business Daily asks:

When will San Francisco and Los Angeles look like North Korea?

Um … after four years of President Al Gore?

Answer: On Oct. 20, when lights are expected to go out in both cities, leaving them as dark as the benighted regions of the Democratic People’s Republic.

It’s another Sydneystyle loser stunt. Weird thing is, many of the folk who’ll be happy to turn off their lights in 2007 will be the same people who complained when the lights went out in 2003.

Posted by Tim B. on 10/06/2007 at 08:53 AM
    1. Where would the lefties be without their crappy theatrics political ‘statements’?

      Posted by SwinishCapitalist on 2007 10 06 at 08:59 AM • permalink


    1. Do the lefties really think that this stuff helps the perceived problem? None of them are at all aware of the power overload that will happen when they all switch their lights back on, are they?

      Posted by Ash_ on 2007 10 06 at 09:12 AM • permalink


    1. When they all turn the lights out, it’s like a really big battery powered torch. The coal fired power plant just freezes and goes into complete stasis until the hippies flick the switch again. Apparently.

      Posted by CB on 2007 10 06 at 09:18 AM • permalink


    1. Thanks for that CB. I always wondered how coal fired plants really work.

      I knew this business about having to keep all the equipment running and the like even if no one is using electricity couldn’t be true! It just makes too much sense!

      Posted by Ash_ on 2007 10 06 at 09:38 AM • permalink


    1. Not weird.  Predictable.

      Posted by anthony_r on 2007 10 06 at 09:46 AM • permalink


    1. Yes.  The leftards want to turn the entire world into this. The NORK side, I mean (That would be the top of the photo, for those in California).

      Could any pic ever even come close to demonstrating the different results obtained under free capitalism versus totalitarian communism? (That was a rhetorical question for you libtard lurkers out there. The answer is obviously “no” to anyone with a brain).

      Posted by Hucbald on 2007 10 06 at 09:48 AM • permalink


    1. I love the title of the article you linked.
      “Solidarity of silliness”.

      Posted by debi L. on 2007 10 06 at 09:58 AM • permalink


    1. Who will live-blog the lights out?

      Posted by rhhardin on 2007 10 06 at 10:48 AM • permalink


    1. Whoa!  The Old Faithful Cam has gone grey.

      I was going to propose it as a good darkness cam, if you wanted to keep watch.  And here it is, dead already in the daytime.

      Posted by rhhardin on 2007 10 06 at 10:51 AM • permalink


    1. Maybe it would be a useful lesson if, when they all turn the lights back on at the same time, the resulting overload causes a cascading failure that blacks out half of North America.  I bet there never would be another stupid “Lights Out” project.

      Posted by RebeccaH on 2007 10 06 at 11:25 AM • permalink


    1. Not that I’m hoping for that, because there’s nothing I hate worse than a power failure.

      Posted by RebeccaH on 2007 10 06 at 11:26 AM • permalink


    1. Electricity-gobbling RWDB that I am.

      Posted by RebeccaH on 2007 10 06 at 11:27 AM • permalink


    1. #6

      They know the results they just don’t care.

      Posted by Andy on 2007 10 06 at 11:27 AM • permalink


    1. Damn!  tis moments like this i wish i never left the city of lost angels.  to think of the havoc i could create by turning on all my lights.  and one day i will grow up and stop thinking of childish ways to behave in response to idiotic childish behaviour.

      Posted by missred on 2007 10 06 at 11:32 AM • permalink


    1. #13 Welcome Andy!

      I’m not completely sure the people doing this useless stuff know the entire results of their little stunts, and what they could lead to. They seem to really approve the idea of having government which would cut carbon emissions though.

      Posted by Ash_ on 2007 10 06 at 11:33 AM • permalink


    1. Oct. 20? No change. SF and LA are totally populated by dim bulbs.

      Posted by stats on 2007 10 06 at 11:33 AM • permalink


    1. #6 Hucbald: No, nothing can top that side-by-side view of capitalism vs. communism. I’ve seen that photo before, but it’s always good to see it again. Thanks for the link.

      Posted by paco on 2007 10 06 at 12:00 PM • permalink


    1. According to the article in Investor’s Business Daily, activists are trying to organize nationwide blackouts. Might I suggest, as a counter-demonstration, the lighting of thousands of enormous bonfires across the country? Perhaps they could be cunningly arranged so as to spell out the phrase, “Al Gore is an Idiot!”, which would make for one of the greatest satellite photos of all time.

      Posted by paco on 2007 10 06 at 12:28 PM • permalink


    1. Bow down before me, lefties, for I am Making A Statement and have ALL my lights off right now.  Granted, it’s 2 PM and sunny, but it’s the FEEEEELING behind it that counts.

      But the Lights Out project cannot be ridiculed enough.

      I’ll drink to that.

      Posted by Blue State Sil on 2007 10 06 at 02:12 PM • permalink


    1. When will Los Angeles and San Francisco experience a spike in the crime rate?
      Why, Oct. 20.

      Posted by Merlin on 2007 10 06 at 02:48 PM • permalink


    1. Listen, San Francisco is one thing (but remember, boys, do practice safe sex), but I would advise LA to keep the lights on. They just might find the city missing once power’s restored. Wait a minute……

      The first time I saw NASA’s earth lights, I spent a moment trying to figure out what the rather large island west of Japan was. Then I realized it was South Korea. Funny thing is, NASA’s imaging is an attempt to alert us to the massive “light pollution” we create with devil electricity, but most of us take away a far different lesson. Sad to say, but NASA (of James Hansen fame) is just one more American leftist-infested institution that has hit the skids. Hope we can make a comeback some day.

      Posted by Kyda Sylvester on 2007 10 06 at 03:09 PM • permalink


    1. Properly Administered Changes of Ownership is now booking for the looting tours in San Francisco and Oakland…

      Posted by richard mcenroe on 2007 10 06 at 04:33 PM • permalink


    1. but NASA (of James Hansen fame) is just one more American leftist-infested institution that has hit the skids. Hope we can make a comeback some day.

      Kyda, private enterprise.  Forget NASA.

      Posted by RebeccaH on 2007 10 06 at 07:55 PM • permalink


    1. This is an example of something I noticed back in the early 90s.  I had a friend/associate who was nice, but pretty Lefty.  One day she was complaining about BSD behavior.  I asked what the hell that was, and she said it was when “men attempt to show their superiority by waving their Big Swinging Dicks.” I said something like, “Oh. You mean it’s like when Lefties wave around their Big Moronic Moral Superiority.” For once, she was speechless.

      This project is a good example.

      Posted by JorgXMcKie on 2007 10 06 at 08:14 PM • permalink


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      I think I’ll bookmark this page so I can log onto it daily and avoid clicking, just to waste a little bit of the greenies’ bandwidth.

      Click To Save The Polar Bears And Penguins And Tree Sloths and…

      Posted by Blue State Sil on 2007 10 06 at 08:48 PM • permalink


    1. #22: That’s right, Richard! Nestled in the comfort of one of our spacious armored vehicles, you can cruise the city on one of our consumer products safaris. Imagine outfitting your home with a plasma television screen, top-of-the-line CD and DVD equipment, and some fly new threads – all for free!

      Paco Tours: You don’t have to spend green to be green.

      Posted by paco on 2007 10 06 at 10:01 PM • permalink


    1. So, Richard, are you trying to get everybody up north, or what.  Of course, LA doesn’t really need anyone else brought in, seeing as how they have their own free-range looters.

      Posted by saltydog on 2007 10 07 at 01:34 AM • permalink


    1. Maude the Fraud is putting together No Flush Day to keep you Ozzies from having to evacuate your country. I mean that.

      Posted by dean martin on 2007 10 07 at 05:33 AM • permalink


    1. #6 – Hucbald, thanks for the link. An unabashed Liberal in the truest sense of the word, there. Too bad the term has been hijacked by scum.

      Kyda, I remember seeing that image & thinking that I don’t like cities & other centers with massive populations…but I DO like the advantages I’ve gotten because a lot of people make it possible to have such advantages… I live in a metropolitan area, I don’t like it. But I adjust & make the best of it because it works out best for everyone I’m connected with that I live here. Cost-efficient, convenient to services we will need as we get older, & close to The Young Ones. And I am grateful to HAVE A CHOICE between small-town Montana & metro Jax. NORK doesn’t have that. They have Oppression.

      Thanks for the reminder that I have blessings & opportunities instead…

      Posted by KC on 2007 10 07 at 06:30 AM • permalink


    1. I doubt anybody in L.A. is going to turn their lights off on October 20, except for one or two well-meaning celebrities up in the Hollywood Hills. I’ll post to let you know if I notice anything.

      Posted by Dr Alice on 2007 10 07 at 11:52 AM • permalink


  1. saltydog—we get a lot of ours coming up from San Diego.  Not a lot of looting gets done in a Marine town…

    Posted by richard mcenroe on 2007 10 07 at 04:47 PM • permalink