Pirate63

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Retired Irish curmudgeon and part-time pirate. Currently hiding out in Ecuador

Recent Comments

  1. about 2 hours ago on Non Sequitur

    Like any Ponzi scheme…er…matrix marketing plan, the first in usually profit handsomely.

  2. about 7 hours ago on Doonesbury

    Thank you. I’m always tickled when somebody picks up on my sarcasm.

  3. about 7 hours ago on Non Sequitur

    Thank you !

    I was wondering if someone would pick up on that. You are always perceptive.

  4. about 10 hours ago on Doonesbury

    @Richard S Russell ,

    Your anecdote combines well with today’s comic arc to emphasize – on both sides of the political abyss – the Irish adage: " Never let the truth get in the way of a good story ! "

    If the facts don’t suit your plan…throw ’em out and create new one ! First rule of Trumpian governance.

  5. about 10 hours ago on Non Sequitur

    True Story

    Hyperinflation has gotten so bad in Venezuela that Maduro’s economic brainiacs decided to introduce their own cryptocurrency called a “petro”. Nobody’s buying it !!

    http://www.dw.com/en/venezuelas-bitcoin-is-the-cryptocurrency-called-petro-a-damp-squib/a-42057691

  6. about 10 hours ago on Non Sequitur

    The PÓGUES were one of my favorite Irish Rock groups.

    BTW… They shortened their name from Póg mo thóin ( which means “kiss my arse”, in Irish ). There’s also a tribute American/Irish band called the POGS but their not as good by half, as Shane MacGowan, and the original band.

  7. about 13 hours ago on Andy Capp

    Old joke retold with pretty good graphics…Yeah, I could go with an 8.5 !

  8. about 13 hours ago on That is Priceless

    A good looking gondolier, moonlighting as a gigolo, can makes enough to live la Dolce Vita.

  9. about 15 hours ago on That is Priceless

    Guido the Gondolier showing off his new Gucci two-tones.

  10. about 15 hours ago on Pickles

    How’s that old song go ?

    " I Want To Be Around To Pick Up The Pieces "