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Acme Foundry loves the Wile E. Coyote/Road Runner graffiti

Nobody likes graffiti.

Well, nobody except the graffiti “artists.”

But the owner and employees of Acme Foundry Company in Minneapolis really like the graffiti that some anonymous person left on their business building.

Mike Durkin reports for KMSP MyFox9 that Nov. 3, 2014, employees of Acme Foundry Company in Minneapolis showed up to work Monday morning to find some very appropriate graffiti on their entrance. Someone had placed cardboard cut-outs of Wile E. Coyote and Road Runner, from the old Warner Brothers cartoons, on each side of the front door.

Acme Foundry graffiti

Business manager Monica Sweeney said Acme’s employees all found it to be very humorous. In fact, they have thought about adding a roadrunner and coyote to their building for years, but a mystery artist beat them to it.

“We see and appreciate the humor,” Acme said in an email to Fox 9. “It is the best graffiti that anyone has ever done to our building.”

Acme Foundry produces gray and ductile iron pieces.

The company hoped to identify the artist to offer their thanks and have them help with the layout of some iron castings of the cartoon characters. Happily, the artist came forward, but would like to remain anonymous. He has added an anvil to Acme’s building and would like other companies to know there is more to come.

For those who need a reminder, in the old Warner Brothers “Merrie Melodies” Wile E. Coyote and Road Runner cartoons, the unfortunate but ever-persistent coyote would buy seemingly-ingenious products from the fictional Acme Corporation to capture the road runner. But all of the coyote’s schemes and contraptions inevitably backfire.

I’ve forgotten how funny and delightful those cartoons are. Enjoy!

H/t Consumerist and FOTM’s CSM


Sending Us Over the Cliff


With every news outlet parroting the term, “Fiscal Cliff”, we see amazingly divergent opinions on what put us at this impasse. Conservatives and liberals are actively counting on fixing the blame on each other. But our trouble is nothing new. To understand it, simply look to African countries that have suffered leftist revolutions. The pattern is simple: once in power, take everything you can steal, and give it to your biggest supporters (e.g., take productive farms from their hard working owners, and give them to your gang of thugs, who will squander everything they touch, leaving the ground fallow and ruined).

A case in point is Wynton Hall’s article in Brietbart.com:



Let’s go over a few things, shall we?

How important does a person have to be before they are
considered assassinated instead of just murdered?

Why do you have to “put your two cents in,” but it’s
only a “penny for your thoughts”? Where’s that extra penny going to?

Once you’re in heaven, do you get stuck wearing the clothes you
were buried in for eternity?

What disease did cured ham actually have?

How is it that we put man on the moon before we figured out it would be
a good idea to put wheels on luggage?

Why is it that people say they “slept like a baby” when babies wake up
like every two hours?

If a deaf person has to go to court, is it still called a hearing?

Why do people pay to go up tall buildings and then put money in
binoculars to look at things on the ground?
Why do doctors leave the room while you change? They’re going to see you
naked anyway.

Why is “bra” singular and “panties” plural?

Why do toasters always have a setting that burns the toast to a horrible
crisp, which no decent human being would eat?

If Jimmy cracks corn and no one cares, why is there a stupid song about him?

Can a hearse carrying a corpse drive in the carpool lane ?

If the professor on Gilligan’s Island can make a radio out of a coconut,
why can’t he fix a hole in a boat?

Why does Goofy stand erect while Pluto remains on all fours? They’re
both dogs!

If Wiley E. Coyote had enough money to buy all that ACME crap, why
didn’t he just buy dinner?

If corn oil is made from corn, and vegetable oil is made from
vegetables, what is baby oil made from?

If electricity comes from electrons, does morality come from morons?
Why do they call it an asteroid when it’s outside the hemisphere, but
call it a hemorrhoid when it’s in your butt?

Did you ever notice that when you blow in a dog’s face, he gets mad at
you, but when you take him for a car ride; he sticks his head out the

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~Steve~                H/T   Joseph