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January 30, 2009

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Posted by Van Helsing at January 30, 2009 10:46 AM


Thanks for that picture.
I just vomited a little into my throat...

Posted by: Crit_Zer0 at January 30, 2009 10:49 AM

I just read on Drudge than Nanny claims to be "non-partisan".

I'm speechless.

Posted by: Jimbo at January 30, 2009 10:52 AM

Wow! She's hot!

Posted by: Mockingbird at January 30, 2009 10:55 AM

"Do I really look like Micheal Jackson"? or
"Damn, one more lift and my face is really going to fall off".

Posted by: Farmer Ted at January 30, 2009 10:55 AM

President Barack Hussein Abortion Obama

I have previously referenced Jill Stanek, labor and delivery nurse at Christ Hospital, Oak Lawn, Illinois. She was one of the few to speak out in opposition to then-candidate Obama’s position on the abortion issue in Illinois when Obama was a state senator.

His position was artfully covered up, denied, and otherwise successfully concealed from the American people during his candidacy for president:

It was Stanek’s testimony that led to the federal Born Alive Infant Protection Act, passed overwhelmingly in Congress and signed by President George W. Bush in 2002.

That law was circumvented by the Illinois legislature, that same body which was so offended by former Governor Blagojevich’s rapacity that it impeached, tried, and removed Blago from office. Apparently, malfeasance in office is far more offensive and reprehensible in Illinois than the willful murder of babies.

We’re not talking here about abortion per se, which is offensive enough, but about born children who are allowed to die in the State of Illinois if the mother planned an abortion and said abortion was botched and the infant survived. Such babies, in Stanek’s lengthy experience, were left alone, out of sight, and denied comfort or medical intervention.

She, however, did intervene one night at Christ Hospital and cradled a Down’s Syndrome baby in her arms until, with no other assistance, the child died. The experience made Nurse Stanek a committed pro-lifer, and a true American heroine.

She had been there and had to witness the results of a law for which Illinois State Senator Obama had voted, twice, a law which mandated that such defenseless victims of liberal theology be left to die since the mother’s intent had been to abort and, therefore, no effort should be made to save the baby. No regard was extended to the innocent child.

In an extended interview with Ms. Stanek conducted by CNS editor-in-chief, Terence P. Jeffrey, she details what she witnessed and what she learned:

That learning process included witnessing “abortion nurses” drawing straws to determine which would be assigned to dissecting fully formed babies and the abortionist doctor leaving the room and saying, in effect, “Let me know when it’s over.”

Our new president seems to have a similar mindset: ”Okay, whatever, they can’t vote yet so off with them! Let me know if any still survive, though. Maybe they’ll vote for Sasha or Malia, some day. As long as my girls haven’t been “punished” with a pregnancy . . .
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Posted by: Berlet98 at January 30, 2009 10:57 AM

Man Hands?

Posted by: Seinfeld at January 30, 2009 11:00 AM

Posted by: Anonymous at January 30, 2009 11:20 AM

One more face lift and she will have a goatee..

Posted by: Noovuss at January 30, 2009 11:31 AM

nancy unmasked

Posted by: Anonymous at January 30, 2009 11:32 AM

They should take nude pictures of her with a high resolution camera using bright lights and make life size posters. These posters would be very useful to treat sex offenders. One look and that would be the end of any sexual desire--hell it might be the end of any desire to live.

Posted by: SnowSnake at January 30, 2009 11:52 AM

SnowSnake, your idea just made me sterile. Thanks.

Posted by: Anonymous at January 30, 2009 12:14 PM

It is a great sign that Dems are not sure they can get the porkulus bill through the Senate. This has really got my attention.

It could set a precendent of voter victories over the might of Obama and Pelosi. We are on our way to neutering them into lame duck status 3.5 years too soon. Right out of the gate, their first major legislation will bite the dust even with Dem majorities.

And best yet it is with moderate Dem help. This is a group with even bigger axes to grind than we have. We all hated McCain and didn't really want him anyway. But moderate Dems wanted Hillary badly and we all saw what they were subjected to.

It is a chink in the armor very early on. They are on the defensive. Let us savor our next few years of rotating the spit and adding logs to the fire.

Posted by: Air2air at January 30, 2009 12:23 PM

...and they wonder why "politician" is a derogatory word.

Posted by: Anonymous at January 30, 2009 12:50 PM


You mean that we might not have "The Pork We Can Believe In" after all??

No, it can't be true. I still believe.

Hope. Change. Pork.

Posted by: P at January 30, 2009 12:58 PM

There are a lot of Democrat "men on the street" who hate this bill, too. They see it for what it is, wasteful, useless, ideological PORK. With OUR MONEY. I ask my congresscritters with each missive: if this was your own personal checkbook, would you buy this item? If not, why not?

If this goes down in flames, it would be highly entertaining to see the Democrat Underground explode/implode. LOL

Posted by: Karin at January 30, 2009 1:47 PM

"Pot makes me feel soooooo good!"

Posted by: Phaedo at January 30, 2009 1:47 PM

I feel pretty,
Oh, so pretty,
I feel pretty and witty and bright!
And I pity
Any girl who isn't me tonight.

I feel charming,
Oh, so charming
It's alarming how charming I feel!
And so pretty
That I hardly can believe I'm real.

See the pretty girl in that mirror there:
Who can that attractive girl be?
Such a pretty face,
Such a pretty dress,
Such a pretty smile,
Such a pretty me!

Posted by: IOpian at January 30, 2009 1:58 PM

That's about it, y'all... the RNC has *not* learned it's lesson. They just elected Michael Steele as Party Chairman. From the AP article:

WASHINGTON – The Republican National Committee has elected former Maryland Lt. Gov. Michael Steele the first black Republican National Committee chairman. Steele was the most moderate candidate in the field and was considered an outsider because he's not an RNC member. He beat back four challengers, including incumbent Mike Duncan, who was forced to withdraw from the field midway through the balloting in the face of a lack of support.

The most moderate candidate? So it looks like they're still trying to out-Democrat the Democrats, which is what cost them the general election last November.

Posted by: hiram at January 30, 2009 2:24 PM

Steele seems like a good man. Whether it'll hurt or help Republicans, I think that's a moot point. This bailout bill and all its accompanying mismanagement and madness is going to take a huge toll on the markets and economy, and will leave both the Obama presidency and the Democratic party in a shambles. If there's a couple more down days in the market, it'll break through key support levels and then proceed to freefall, and the honeymoon will be officially over, even in the media.

Posted by: mega at January 30, 2009 3:00 PM

When there is no more room in Hell, the dead shall walk the Earth.

Chairman Nancy *shudder*

Posted by: Archduke of Phunk at January 30, 2009 3:03 PM

Oh, I'm not saying Steele is bad or evil or a moonbat or anything. I'm sure he's a decent fella... just a 'moderate' Republican. You know, like McCain.

It's just that the GOP seems to have forgotten that abandoning the core values of Reagan's conservativism is what's put them on the downward slide they've been on for quite some time, and they're showing by this that they have no intention of getting off of it anytime soon.

Posted by: hiram at January 30, 2009 3:11 PM

wonder what she will fo when they run out of botox.... ever see cassandra fron series 1 of the new doctor who?

Posted by: gomergirl at January 30, 2009 3:30 PM

Black History Month–Racially Divisive

Once more it is upon us, that one month out of the year in which schools, libraries, post offices, and virtually every public, (and many private), venues remind Americans of the many contributions made by African Americans to the nation’s history and culture. In the year 2009, however, with the inauguration of a Black citizen as President of the United States, objective people have to wonder if the tradition is now passe’.

According to, that tradition is now eighty three years old, having been introduced originally as “Negro History Week” in 1926 and changed to “Black History Month” some half a century later. By then, the terms “colored” and “Negro” had for some reason taken on connotations almost as offensive to African Americans as the “N-word,” the mere utterance of which today has been determined to constitute a hate crime in some jurisdictions.

The continuation of the idea of devoting a month to Black history has been questioned by a number of people, both White and Black, although for a White person to challenge it today immediately stirs charges of racism, just as any references to Black crime stats, the disintegration of the Black family, or any number of other references are denounced as racist if they are not complimentary.

One Black man, 83 year old actor Morgan Freeman, has dared to suffer the slings and arrows...

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Posted by: Berlet98 at January 30, 2009 4:20 PM

Pledge allegiance to Obama

Posted by: scaramouche at January 30, 2009 4:37 PM

After renting the video "Far North" Hillary treats Nancy likes she raised her as her own.

Posted by: Arcticman Speaks! at January 30, 2009 5:20 PM

The poster child for 'why you should never soak your head in green persimmon juice'!

Posted by: Viking04 at January 30, 2009 5:44 PM

Two deaths away from POTUS!

Posted by: camper65 at January 30, 2009 5:55 PM

I'm really not going to like all this openness that Obama and Biden say they're going to bring... I mean, actually using the web to let people know what they're doing, what the goals are, it just ain't right. It was better when you could just know that Dick was doing the right things for us and we could all just go shopping... what has happened to my country.

Posted by: Sadinusa at January 30, 2009 6:25 PM

Posted by: Berlet98 at January 30, 2009 4:20 PM

Morgan Freeman is not alone. I for one am NOT interested in a Hispanic Heritage month. No thanks. Just as Morgan Freeman says about Black History Month... "our history IS American history". Enough already with the hyphens and victimization and minoritization, etc.

Posted by: P. at January 30, 2009 7:04 PM

Then Obama goes and issues a FOIA directive to "turn the page and move away from the secrecy of the last administration," ...what the hell business is it of ours what the vice president, er uh ...I mean president is up to?

We want them to do what they do and take care of us and keep their mouths shut so we dont have to worry too much and stuff, like Dick and George did ...I'm gonna miss the good ole days when our leaders could just say and "Fuck off, if you will" and "I'm the decider" and that was enough....

Posted by: Sadinusa at January 30, 2009 7:09 PM

So - Tom Daschel is a tax cheat?
I am SHOCKED! Shocked I tell you!

(He is one of us democrat elite afterall!!)

We are so proud!

Posted by: Charlie Geithner Rangel at January 30, 2009 7:54 PM

More moonbat fascism from the People's Republik of Kahliforniah

Judge: Anti-gay marriage donors must be public


This clearly is a victory for the people of California and disclosure. The commission will continue to vigorously defend any suit brought.

A federal judge today denied a request to keep the names of donors to California’s anti-gay marriage initiative secret, saying the public has a right to know who’s giving money to state ballot measures.

U.S. District Judge Morrison England Jr. sided with the state. In his ruling from the bench, England said California’s campaign disclosure laws are intended to protect the public and are especially important during expensive initiative campaigns.

Posted by: SK at January 30, 2009 8:03 PM

"A federal judge today denied a request to keep the names of donors to California’s anti-gay marriage initiative secret, saying the public has a right to know who’s giving money to state ballot measures."

WTF! I ... Do people think this is a democracy or something where it's important to have a educated and INFORMED population... WTF!!

We are doomed for sure.... go back to your caves and pray for Sarahcuda to save us.

Posted by: Sadinusa at January 30, 2009 8:27 PM

Hey Sadsucker @ 8:27 PM

"'s important to have a educated and INFORMED population... WTF!!"

Give us your chosen one's college transcripts and birth certificate, jerk. After all, it's important to have a educated and INFORMED population, hypocrite.

I suppose you want to do away with secret ballots also? You know; as in your loved little communist unions, the good old USSR, and your euphoria - CUBA? What a wast of carbon you are, Dino/HLF/Fez dipshit. Shit and roll in it.

Posted by: Jimbo at January 30, 2009 8:45 PM

Oh, well, Sadinusa....

Let's have an online database of anyone who's ever funded abortion, advocated for the repeal of the Second Amendment, abridgment of the First Amendment, backed politicians who want to tax anything fun, judges who legislate from the bench, prosecutors who pursue "hate-crimes" when purpetrated by whites against blacks, but ignore them when it's black-on-white crime... shall I go on?

How about this... if they publicize the list of donors in favor of prop 8, they should also publicize the donors (with their names, addresses, and best times to harrass them) of those AGAINST prop 8. I mean, fair is fair, right? There are more people "ag'in ya than fer ya'", as they say, since prop 8 passed.

I'd love to have *that* list published like the one of conservatives was.

Posted by: hiram at January 30, 2009 8:49 PM

Also Sadsucker @ 8:27 PM;

If you are so interested in "disclosure" - what's your real name and address? Hmmmmm? Oh! You won't give us your name and address in order to protect yourself from "terror"? Do you kinda-sorta get it now? Probably not. Dipshits never get it.

Posted by: Anonymous at January 30, 2009 8:50 PM

This Tom Daschle debacle just put the 0bama regime beyond parody, in less than 2 weeks.

Posted by: Smoke TNT at January 30, 2009 9:23 PM

Granny Rictus McBotox!

loyal servant of

Chimperor MAObamaMussoliniSoros

she's hawt

Posted by: Bob Reed at January 30, 2009 9:26 PM

Well, now we know where the $4 billion for ACORN is coming from.

Our worst nightmare is coming true, friends. Obama is gutting the military budget by more than 10 % $55 billion in cuts.

Hopefully, the American people, or at least some of them, are waking up to what they did last November.

Posted by: mega at January 30, 2009 9:48 PM

Posted by: mega at January 30, 2009 10:33 PM

As if the children's book "Barack" wasn't brainwashy enough, now we have "Mama Voted For Obama."
If either one of these show up in my kids' backpack, shit's gonna hit!

Posted by: jomama at January 30, 2009 11:10 PM

Pretty soon the IRS won't have to be worrying about tax cheats. They'll all be working for the Obama administration.

Posted by: scaramouche at January 31, 2009 2:30 AM

1000 meter target.

Posted by: CharlieDontSurf at January 31, 2009 3:44 AM

Pelosi's attempt at arguing that population control, er, "family planning" *is* an actual stimulant to the economy shows how stupid she really is. Obama and probably she herself knows this is nonsense, but only a foolish lapdog for Obama would be stupid enough to articulate an argument in defense of it on the basis of the economic stimulous pretext.

I blame the utterly ineffectual media for this loathsome sociopathic twit believing she can get away with foisting rubbish like this on people. Now she's claiming that she's bipartisan! This woman is how low the media has brought the Democrat party, by failing to do its job in holding its own people accountable, just because they're Democrats.

Posted by: Hawkins at January 31, 2009 5:23 AM

Enough already, Van Helsing! Can't you get another pic up top? Have mercy on us gentle readers!

Posted by: The MaryHunter at January 31, 2009 6:06 AM

More "Stimulus" Idiocy: "Stimulus" Bill contains billions to destroy perfectly good cars in the name of Gaia. Only an idiot would defend this kind of thing. So, over to you, Speaker Pelosi.

Posted by: Gregory of Yardale at January 31, 2009 6:07 AM

But she does have a beautiful set of......teeth.

Posted by: JohnC. at January 31, 2009 6:24 AM

Pelosi dismisses need for bipartisanship

By Jared Allen

Posted: 01/29/09 12:35 PM [ET]

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said she didn’t come to Washington to be “bipartisan”, one day after shuttling through an $819 economic stimulus bill without a single Republican vote.

“I didn’t come here to be partisan, I didn’t come here to be bipartisan,” Pelosi told reporters at her weekly press conference. “I came here, as did my colleagues, to be nonpartisan, to work for the American people, to do what is in their interest.”

Pelosi expressed no regrets over passing the stimulus measure without any GOP support. Republicans followed their leaders in objecting to the bill on the grounds that it was put together without GOP input, and that it would not do enough to stimulate the economy.

Repeating the term “nonpartisan” on more than one occasion in describing the bill, the Speaker said her goal was to put President Obama’s vision on paper for the good of the country regardless of the type of support it garnered.

“The president’s agenda is reflected in this legislation,” the Speaker said. “People vote for what they believe in. Clearly, Republicans did not believe in [that] agenda … I think they probably voted their conscience.”

And she quickly defended her handling of the bill, which was criticized by Republicans and some Democrats as too one-sided.

“We reached out to Republicans every step of the way, and they know it,” Pelosi said. “They know it.”

“They were part of the original bill,” she added. “Some of the tax provisions were their suggestions. They had what they asked for in terms of committee markups. They had a rule on the floor that gave them plenty of opportunity to make changes. They just didn’t have the ideas that had the support of the majority.

“When you can’t win on policy, you always turn to process, and then you turn to personalities,” Pelosi said.

In contrast to her claim that her intent was to take a nonpartisan approach to passing the stimulus bill, a top aide to the Speaker struck a sharply partisan tone earlier in the day when he accused the GOP of acting in a “partisan and irresponsible manner” in objecting to the bill.

“There’s a pattern here of Republican economic mismanagement and Democrats stepping up to do what’s needed for the good of the country while Republicans acted in a partisan and irresponsible manner,” Brendan Daly, Pelosi’s top spokesman, wrote in a memo distributed to reporters Thursday morning. Story

("Republican economic mismanagement"! - After the Democrats destroyed the economy to elect that snake-oil salesman! One thing about it they keep the lie alive.)

Posted by: TED at January 31, 2009 7:45 AM

"Oh, well, Sadinusa....

Let's have an online database of anyone who's ever funded abortion, advocated for the repeal of the Second Amendment,,,"

OK your right... didn't read the article, did not realize they were talking about individuals and their addresses but was thinking about institutional doners like the Mormon church giving millions, which I do believe should be very public.

My Bad... see moonbats can be reasonable. Its just so easy to get caught up in the hatefest here...

Posted by: Sadinusa at January 31, 2009 8:03 AM


This country is NOT a "democracy", it's SUPPOSED TO BE a "CONSTITUTIONAL REPUBLUC". You Liberals prefer mob rule.

As for "openess", Obama and company has NOT put anything on the internet about their policys and gave us nothing but platatudes and half-baked promasses durring the campaign.

Posted by: Anonymous at January 31, 2009 8:05 AM

That pic kinda reminds me of the crazy plastic-surgery-addicted mom from Terry Gilliam's "Brazil".

Posted by: hiram at January 31, 2009 9:10 AM

Can you imagine having sex with that thing? Looks like a mail order doll. Wonder if the mouth and vagina vibrate.

Posted by: Watching at January 31, 2009 9:18 AM

Sadinusa, if you want to see a "hatefest", just head over to Kos, or DU, or seriously, I've never seen anyone so seething with hatred as the average Obamamoonie. Total psychotic rage. Mention the name "Bush" and they start foaming at the mouth like rabid dogs.

I'm sure our new 'Prednent' is an ok guy, probably fun to hang out with, smoke a bowl with (or some blow when you can afford it... no smack though). I just think his policies are asinine socialist crap that will lead us into Great Depression II.

Posted by: hiram at January 31, 2009 9:37 AM

Watching, I know for sure the eyelids vibrate.

Posted by: IOpian at January 31, 2009 9:37 AM

That’s One Helluva “Speed Bump!”

I always thought speed bumps were those annoying little, raised concrete things on semi-private roads designed to slow traffic or to break an axle or two if drivers hit them going 50 mph or more.

However, it seems in the new D.C. Doublespeak a speed bump can now refer to a prodigious obstacle for Democratic politicians which is reinterpreted to mean an inconsequential road pimple.

Not too long ago, speed-bumpy charges of “nannygate-ism” sank two of Bill Clinton’s female candidates for attorney general and we ended up with the Democrat answer to British woman wrestler, Pandora Boxxx, none other than Janet Reno, the other Waco wacko:

More recently, we have witnessed Obama’s nominee to run the Commerce Department, New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson, get derailed by accusations of sticky fingers in awarding contracts in the Land of Enchantment.

The Richardson withdrawal was followed by various other blips in the new administration such as Obama flipflops on banned lobbyists. There shalt be no such people working for me, proclaimed the president! Yet they miraculously became un-banned and not problematic under certain circumstances.

Then came the most ironic speed bump in the history of administrations, which was skillfully graded until the road was as smooth as a superhighway.

Of all people, Treasury Secretary-designate Timothy Geithner had failed to pay his taxes while working at the IMF and earlier. This is Obama’s money man, the boy genius who would fix our dying economy but who could not figure that he too was supposed to pay his taxes.

Geithner’s numerous sleight-of-hand tax tricks are detailed here . . .

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Posted by: Berlet98 at January 31, 2009 1:51 PM

I knew I'd seen that look somewhere before...

Posted by: comet at January 31, 2009 3:21 PM

holy shit... she's GRINMAN!!!

waitadamnminnit... are you a /b/tard, comet?

Posted by: Anonymous at January 31, 2009 5:14 PM

Heh. No. I used to waste a lot of time at encyclopediadramatica. Oh, the things I can't 'unsee'.

But I'm willing to share.

Posted by: comet at January 31, 2009 5:49 PM

I'm really not going to like all this openness that Obama and Biden say they're going to bring... I mean, actually using the web to let people know what they're doing, what the goals are, it just ain't right. It was better when you could just know that Dick was doing the right things for us and we could all just go shopping... what has happened to my country.
~ Sadinusa at January 30, 2009 6:25 PM

"I won't sign a stimulus plan that has pork in it." ~ Barack Obama

Barack Obama hasn't said anything truthful about the so-called "economic stimulus" plan. His stated purpose of the "plan" isn't the purpose of the plan. It is nothing but a spending bill loaded with pork and billions for the Democratic Party's allies. It's not going to do any "economic stimulus." It's the worst thing he could do. Barack Obama is a better liar than Bill Clinton could ever dream of. And this idiot Sadinusa builds a straw-man argument against the Bush administration and lauds the Obama administration because Obama claims a new openness. Lol!!!

Openness! Lol!!!

Posted by: Kevin R at January 31, 2009 5:54 PM


Posted by: Bill at January 31, 2009 6:46 PM

In case anybody's wondering just how insane the Democrats' stimulus plans have become, how about this: the plan is to buy millions of brand-new SUVs and other vehicles that get less than 18 mpg, and CRUSH THEM

Posted by: mega at January 31, 2009 7:47 PM

Comet, /b/ is something else... these folks here think the Daily Kos is bad. My mind will never be the same. It honestly changes you. For the worse.

Posted by: Anonymous at January 31, 2009 9:27 PM


Posted by: David Waldman at January 31, 2009 11:36 PM

Posted by: V the K at February 1, 2009 5:06 AM

Posted by: V the K at February 1, 2009 5:19 AM

Hey Republicans, let's take a little peek at what a politician with integrity and balls looks like, and maybe we'll get some ideas for the next go-round.

Posted by: mega at February 1, 2009 7:24 AM

Posted by: ent at February 1, 2009 12:46 PM

Posted by: Rob Banks at February 1, 2009 1:53 PM

Gay Predators on the Loose–Again!

They’re crawling out of the woodwork again!

That’s somewhat misleading since gays haven’t crawled back under the woodwork for decades now, ever since they started feeling empowered by various state and federal legislation after they went activist following the Stonewall Riots in 1969.

They even forced the American Psychiatric Association to change its age-old designation of homosexuality from a sick aberration to simply a variation on the norm.

(See dozens of articles on this site relating to the gay scourge on society by entering “homosexuality” in the Search box.)

Well, they’re in the news. Again.

On Long Island, New York, one of their ilk has been caught after preying on an unknown number of high school students.

Suffolk County cops apprehended previously convicted gay sex offender and HIV-infected Robert Musmacker of Oceanside with his pants almost literally down and with a 16 year old Brentwood boy in Musmacker’s car:,0,6967577.story.

After a preliminary investigation into 36 year old Musmacker’s background and his student contacts at Brentwood secondary schools, police estimated that as many as 20 students may have been “involved” with him and exposed to the HIV virus.

Brentwood Superintendent of Schools, Donna Jones, indicated that Musmacker “had been known to prey on victims as young as 12,” but did not disclose how she knew or what, if anything, she did about it.

Musmacker’s previous conviction was for sodomizing an 11 year old relative. He served 6 years and was released in 1998:,0,6396200.story. His latest victims may have “met” him via the Internet.

Meanwhile, out in the Midwest in the Chicago area–demonstrating that homosexual predators are hardly confined to New York–a 53 year old teacher at MacArthur Middle School in Prospect Heights stands accused of sexually assaulting a teenage boy.

Richard Vos, a computer teacher and advisor to the school’s computer club, allegedly met the boy first when the boy was 13 and their “meetings” went on for a year and half...
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Posted by: Berlet98 at February 1, 2009 2:49 PM