“The American people will never knowingly adopt Socialism. But under the name of ‘liberalism’ they will adopt every fragment of the Socialist program, until one day America will be a Socialist nation, without knowing how it happened.”

Socialist Party presidential candidate Norman Thomas

Saturday, October 31, 2009

Hillary reveals the essence of liberalism

If Hillary wants Pakistan to follow our lead, perhaps she should not offer the truth about democrats in America so readily....

"We (the United States) tax everything that moves and doesn’t move, and that’s not what we see in Pakistan.”

If the leadership in Pakistan has a shred of sense, they'll run screaming from any nation-building efforts by Hillary and Obama. Hillary's idea of effective government is precisely what's wrong with the US now, why would Pakistan want to be one of the most taxed people in the world?

Friday, October 30, 2009

Friday humor

Found over at Democrat=Socialist.
Former Police front man and dingbat Sting, gave an interview recently during which he felt compelled to comment on American politics (care of Hotair)...

“We are governed at all levels by America’s luckiest children, sons and daughters of the abundance, and they call themselves optimists but they’re not optimists—they’re unimaginative. They don’t have faith, they’ve just never been foreclosed on. They are stupid and they are callous, and they don’t mind it when people become disheartened. They don’t even notice.”

What a silly, English boob he turned out to be! Like virtually all Europeans, Sting is jealous of America's wealth, power, and influence in the world. He sees his own continent dying because of apathy, political correctness, and decadence and his only recourse is to attack the country, which by comparison, makes his look ridiculous. When the hostile, Muslim hordes finally take over Europe in about 50 years, if not sooner, his children will be thankful there are "stupid, callous sons and daughters of [sic]American abundance" to bail them out once again.

I've always been a big fan of Sting's music but, it becomes harder and harder to separate his music from his politics when he insists on opening his yap to tell me that I'm stupid and callous.

He should stick to making music or acting in Dune sequels.

Obama administration caught cooking the books

As predicted by conservatives, the ridiculous stimulus package did far less in terms of job creation than the administration has led us to believe....

WASHINGTON (AP) - An early progress report on President Barack Obama's economic recovery plan overstates by thousands the number of jobs created or saved through the stimulus program, a mistake that White House officials promise will be corrected in future reports.

The AP review found some counts were more than 10 times as high as the actual number of jobs; some jobs credited to the stimulus program were counted two and sometimes more than four times; and other jobs were credited to stimulus spending when none was produced.

The few jobs that were created are phony, make-work jobs for which there is no real market demand. As soon as the spigot of government money is turned off, every one of those "jobs" will vanish. It's like paying a guy by the week to blow the leaves in your yard. As soon as you no longer have money to pay him, his "job" disappears. But, feckless bureaucrats in Obama's administration aren't interested in results as defined by actual job creation, only the appearance of having good intentions to create jobs, regardless of how ethereal they are.

Thursday, October 29, 2009

Campbell Brown gazes in the mirror to assess CNN's bias

CNN ditz Campbell Brown is apparently unfamiliar with the Pot-and-Kettle metaphor....

CNN’s Campbell Brown was quick to point out the apparent biases of competitors MSNBC and Fox News during her program on Wednesday, but ignored that of her own network as she tried to portray it as unbiased: “Some of us, like my colleagues here at CNN, are still trying to do journalism....I’m not critical of what my friends at Fox News and MSNBC do, but it is apples and oranges when compared to what we at CNN do.”

If you exclude NBC and MSNBC, there are no networks more biased than CNN. We conservatives didn't name it the Clinton News Network during the 90's for nothing. I will say that ever since she married Fox's own Dan Senor, she has moderated somewhat toward the center with her opinion but, this claim that CNN is trying to do journalism without a slant is preposterous! It remains a heavily liberal network who presents Obama's talking points as hard news, even if she tries to be more evenhanded.

Cash-for-Clunkers...phenomenal disaster for taxpayers

To all you deranged idiots who think C-for-C's was a boost for the economy and worthwhile for taxpayers....you are deranged idiots!

NEW YORK (CNNMoney.com) -- A total of 690,000 new vehicles were sold under the Cash for Clunkers program last summer, but only 125,000 of those were vehicles that would not have been sold anyway, according to an analysis released Wednesday by the automotive Web site Edmunds.com.

The Cash for Clunkers program gave car buyers rebates of up to $4,500 if they traded in less fuel-efficient vehicles for new vehicles that met certain fuel economy requirements. A total of $3 billion was allotted for those rebates.

The average rebate was $4,000. But the overwhelming majority of sales would have taken place anyway at some time in the last half of 2009, according to Edmunds.com. That means the government ended up spending about $24,000 each for those 125,000 additional vehicle sales.

As with all government programs, whose only purpose is to help get craven politicians re-elected, it ends up being a complete and utter disaster from every standpoint. The dealers didn't like it because the government didn't pay up on time and the taxpayers ended up paying 5 times as much for other peoples' cars than they should have.....that is if you stupidly believe that taxpayer money should have been used for this idiocy in the first place....which is shouldn't have. Brain-dead liberals just can't help but meddle in otherwise functioning markets in order to ingratiate themselves to dumb, democrat voters. Too bad the result is almost always to make things worse than if they had minded their own business.

Disasters and terrorist attacks now have prurient appeal

In my opinion, and I think I speak for all men, every urban, professional woman needs a bra that becomes a gas mask in a terrorist attack or building fire....

To use the bra-mask, the wearer unsnaps the brassiere from under her shirt, which breaks it in two. Because each cup has hooks on its side, the strap is wrapped around the head and hooked to the cup, which goes over the mouth. Bodnar said an experienced user can don the mask in mere seconds.

Once these things become common-place, guys will be pulling fire alarms all over town just to watch their co-workers yank off their bras and put the cups over their faces....and who could blame them?

It could be a new dating tactic: you see a girl you like at Starbucks, you set off a harmless smoke bomb, pull the fire alarm and yell, "terrorist attack!". Then when she yanks off her bra, maneuver to her side and cough so she offers you her other cup, you know(heh, heh) to save your life....what a great conversation starter! Pure genius! And even if she isn't interested in you after you take her bra off your stupid, grinning face, you're standing next to a hot, braless girl. There's no down side.

Larry Lankford experiences first-hand, the long arm of the law, Part II

This is just embarrassing....

From The B'ham News - TUSCALOOSA -- Larry Langford was found guilty Wednesday on all federal criminal counts against him, abruptly halting the 32-year career of a Jefferson County political fixture who had been Birmingham's mayor for just under two years.

The jury of nine women and three men found Langford guilty on all 60 bribery-related counts after less than two hours of deliberation in U.S. District Court in Tuscaloosa. The trial, which lasted eight days, was moved from Birmingham at Langford's request because of what he called adverse pretrial publicity.

Of course, as with all Birmingham's city politicians, race is front and center whenever adversity comes their way.....

"He is not guilty," Melva Langford said. "Only in Alabama can a black man not get a fair trial. The Justice Department has been conspiring and working hard to get my husband."

The first thing guilty, black politicians do when they get caught, is throw out phony racism charges.

When he was on the JeffCo Commission, Lankford took $236,000 in money, clothes and, jewelry to insure that county bond deals went to specific companies. At the same time he was being bribed, Jefferson County went into $1billion in debt, partially because of Lankford's crooked antics, and has since swelled to $5billion, poising the county to declare the single largest municipal bankruptcy in US history. Maybe the residents of B'ham will learn a lesson from this and elect a competent businessman as mayor next time around, rather than a skeevy race hustler with a checkered past....but I doubt it.

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Shep Smith shows what a tool he is

Watch useful idiot, Shep Smith, apologize on air for Fox not being fair and balanced...what a tool!

What was Shannon Bream supposed to do, not file a live political report until she could have both candidates there live, at the same time? What a moron Shep is!

This is the last straw for me with Shep. I first started questioning him when he bashed George Bush as the first images of Katrina came on air. His first instinct was to blame Bush for the Katrina victims.

He should head on over to CNN where he'll fit right in with the world-first, America-second, Fox is unfairly biased crowd, and let Trace Gallagher handle the 6-7CST time slot.

Pirate-proof boat gets captured by pirates....heh, heh

A stupid British couple who bragged that they were sailing in waters that were too rough for Somali pirates, were immediately seized by Somali pirates and are now being held hostage for ransom...heh, heh.

Paul Chandler, 58, and his wife Rachel, 55, were last heard from early Friday when they set off an emergency radio beacon from their 38-foot yacht, followed by an urgent plea on their blog.

Apparently their retirement plans consisted of sailing the world's exotic oceans in their yacht. Somehow I don't think being brutalized by pirates was exactly the exotica they were after.....idiots! And, what moron would pay the ransom of people who so cavalierly sailed right into the hands of their captors? Probably nobody.

GMAC returns to the welfare well, one more time

It was utter, economic ignorance to have given any, ANY private company, money stolen from taxpayers to prop up their failures. It is colossally stupid, bordering on criminally stupid, to even be considering repeating it not once but, twice.....

GMAC, the financial lifeline for General Motors Co., Chrysler Group LLC and their dealer networks, is asking the U.S. Treasury for more federal aid beyond the $12.5 billion it’s already received, because it remains billions of dollars short of a capital reserve requirement all bank holding companies must meet.

In case you were wondering how feckless politicians decide how to handle failing companies, our friends over at SouthPark have it figured out(courtesy of Moonbattery......

You're doing it all wrong!

Some guys will go to any lengths to discover the best Kimchi in the world......

SEOUL (Reuters) – A South Korean man who worked at Samsung Electronics' semiconductor unit and more recently at a pig farm has defected to the communist North by walking across the heavily mined border, the North's state media said on Tuesday.

Crossings are rare through the razor-wire and land-mined Demilitarised Zone buffer that divides the peninsula. But defections to the impoverished North from the affluent South are even rarer, with the last one likely taking place about four years ago

Land mines, razor wire, people shooting at you....none of these things deterred this idiot from defecting to, TO the peoples' paradise of North Korea. Maybe he went there for the excellent, public-option healthcare.


In the "Wizard Of Oz" Dorothy and her friends were told to disregard the man behind the curtain. "Pay no attention to him, for I am the great and powerful Oz!" the image bellowed. Sounds like politics of today, only today the bridge is out and you can't even see the curtain, forget the man behind it!
Our presidential team is running amok around the world wreaking havoc and creating far reaching and many significant long term problems. We stand on this side gazing at the Bridge Out sign while P-Lo, Harry, and The Prez run around hell bent on the destruction of this country and its speedy move towards socialism across the chasm the bridge once covered. The real problem is that most Americans are to stupid to realize that they are being suckered and the bridge was taken out so this separation can happen.
In the movie, the guy behind the curtain turned out to be an okay guy. I'm afraid here that the guy behind the curtain has sharp teeth and does bite. I think he is an unleashed monster running loose throughout and is constantly bringing the country down. It is sad that when we truly need the Cowardly Lion to get some Courage; the Tin Man to get some Heart; and for the Scarecrow to get a Brain; what we got was the 3 aforementioned Stooges being allowed to run free without restraints or controls.
I am standing in my Ruby Slippers and clicking my heels 3 times and praying that sanity returns and that I have been in a dream. Alas, I think I'm still in Kansas - Toto!!

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Bringing you into compliance

This is par for the course for corrupt politicians in Chicago I guess....

Chicago and Cook County residents aren’t the only ones about to get shocking tax news; the city is debuting a “tax whistle-blower” plan that could turn neighbor against neighbor in Chicago’s business community.

The folks at city hall will pay cash bounties to informants who turn in business tax cheats around the city. The reward would amount to some sort of percentage of the tax money that the city recovers.

"It's just another way of bringing people into compliance," Revenue Department spokesman Ed Walsh told the Sun-Times.

Just like the Obama white house wanted Americans to snitch on other Americans who spoke negatively about health-care and grade-school programs that encourage children to rat on their parents who don't recycle or otherwise live a green lifestyle, this is typical thinking of the criminals who run Chicago. It's why Obama thought nothing of trying similar a program for all Americans regarding health-care.

I imagine the first rat to show himself and expose the wrong business or individual will deservedly end up at the bottom of the Chicago River wearing a pair of cement shoes. And that'll put a damper on other rats looking to make a buck by turning in their neighbors to the authorities. Bad neighbor! Bad, bad neighbor!

NY-23 -- a bellwether for Obama

In New York congressional district 23, the race for the republican nomination has tightened between RINO Dede Scozzafava and true conservative and small business owner Doug Hoffman. The party establishment types favor Scozzafava because she's a career politician but, she's like Arlen Specter, Olympia Snowe, or Susan Collins, she votes center or left almost every time. Even Newt Gingrich endorsed her, as did The Daily Kos and Planned Parenthood. He lamely explaines why this way, "to support the party officers in that state". At the same time Tim Pawlenty and Sarah Palin have endorsed Hoffman because he's a true small-government, low-taxes, rule-of-law conservative.

As much as I like and respect Newt Gingrich, him endorsing a bad republican just to support the state party machine, is exactly what's wrong with the republican party. We need to abandon every candidate who is entrenched in DC and votes only to preserve his or her incumbency, and work to elect true conservatives like Hoffman. Fresh people with fresh conservative ideas will pull America back from the brink of irreversible decline at the hands of statists like Obama, Pelosi, and Reid.

Conservatives, stop obsessing about Obama playing golf

"Obama plays more golf in 9 months than Bush did in nearly 3 years" -- These were the headlines of many stories yesterday and this morning on conservative-leaning news outlets. They remember Bush getting hammered by the media about how much golf he played during Katrina and during the Iraq war. But, who cares how much golf Obama plays. The important thing, for conservatives to focus on is the rapidly expanding federal bureaucracy, the seizure of wealth and freedoms from the people, and the lurch toward a socialist nanny-State we are about to experience if the democrats are left unchecked. Besides, the more he isn't in his office, the fewer freedoms he can usurp from the people, and that's a good thing.

But seriously, take a look at his swing.....good grief! He could use the practice time for sure!

Monday, October 26, 2009

The marginalization of Hillary Clinton

This morning I was discussing with a colleague about how we never hear a peep out of Hillary Clinton. With all that is going on around the world, you'd think she would be front and center of it all but, all we hear are chirping crickets from the Secretary of State's office. Come to think of it, we don't hear much from any Obama-cabinet members much except Katherine Sebelious on the H1N1 scare. The cabinet secretaries are sitting in their quiet offices twiddling their thumbs and playing Minesweep on their computers, while Obama's small army of radical czar's do all the heavy lifting.

My observation was that if Hillary knew she would not play a vital role in forming US foreign policy and would be instead relegated to the sidelines, she would not have taken the State job and kept her seat in the US Senate where all the action is.

My friend thinks that Hillary knew she would be marginalized and all but ignored and took the job anyway. She now has cleverly distanced herself from any failures of Obama's, whether it's in Afghanistan, North Korea, Iran, Iraq, wherever. She has plausible deniability that she had anything to do with any of it because she's not involved. She can also not be accused of disloyalty because she won't say anything negative. She'll claim that she tried to tell them but, they didn't listen. It'll be her word against theirs. By 2016, she will have washed her hands of all of his failures and be prepared to make another run.

I know the Clintons are clever and guiling but, this would be epic if she had this much forethought. I would even respect her for being this strategically clever.

Time for a Change... Back!

Posted by Reid: Have you noticed, or is it just me, that as America has changed we have become a weaker country?
I took some time over the weekend examining America. I came to "not-so=shocking " conclusions. First in the decades from 1900 through 1959 this country put country first. Regardless of ideology, race, sex, etc, we were Americans. We would defend that to the last man. Compared to now, where we live with dissidents amongst us. Many "citizens" hate this country and what it stands for! Why? As we entered the Vietnam era, our mental approach to the world changed. No longer were we a solid focused amalgamation of people, we were divided without a way to bridge the gaps. This has done nothing but to have gotten worse. Now our ideological gaps appear bigger than the solidarity of Americanism.

Today we are even completely split on our President. I have seen many men elected to this office, and all managed to somehow encircle most of the country after the election. We have always had some polar radicals that are against the power party, but that fringe was always a very minor group. It appears today that the media and the "inner circle " of the leadership is intent on keeping the country in the dark and to "tell" us what is our choice. I am scared to death!

Wake up people. look around you at the worst economic times in modern history since the great depression . Look at at polarization of this once great, proud country. Look at the racial issues; look at the religious issues; look at the political issues. Now stop and remember that we are all Americans. I , for one think it is high time that we start acting like Americans. Lets get this petty crap behind us work towards re-building this country on its founded principals. Quit fighting about same sex marriage, etc., and start figuring out how to re-build our manufacturing; how to re-become the worlds producer; how to become, again, the dominant country in the world. If we don't hurry it may be to late.

Sunday, October 25, 2009

The barbaric religion of Islam

Just in case you were on the fence regarding the human-rights abomination known as Islam, I present this latest story from the fever swamp of Muslim extremism, Saudi Arabia....

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia – A Saudi court on Saturday sentenced a female journalist to 60 lashes after she had been charged with involvement in a TV show in which a Saudi man publicly talked about sex.

The court suspected that she was "involved" in the TV show...are you kidding me? According to the story she had nothing to do with it. She happened to be in the building or something, when the "crime" took place. I swear, these barbaric savages just love punishing, in the most dehumanizing and degrading ways, their women based on ridiculous, trumped-up fantasies, when it's as simple as, sexually impotent Muslim men just like beating up defenseless women.

For the same atrocities that we convict and throw criminally insane men in jail, Islam celebrates as obeying their great religion....savage, third-world Neanderthals!

Friday, October 23, 2009

Liberals' teleprompters betray their masters

Nitwit MSNBC anchor, Contessa Brewer, get's punked by her own teleprompter....

I swear, the look on Jesse's face was priceless. He couldn't have looked more shocked if he had stuck his finger in a socket. Seriously, are the dingbats over at MSNBC so stupid that they can't conduct a simple interview without reading it off a teleprompter?

Obama's teleprompter couldn't stand the lying and obfuscation any longer and committed suicide right in front of The One, by throwing itself onto the floor, shattering into a million pieces. It was reported to have been replaced by a much more loyal teleprompter.

Exit question: Did blaming the teleprompter for her mistake make Contessa look more stupid or less stupid?

Balloon Boy Costume

Well, this didn't take long.....

I guess it's safe to say that if somebody makes a Halloween costume out of your stupid antics, you've officially become part of the American lexicon.

What's your definition of torture?

Heh, heh...cry-baby musicians want to dictate how their music is used...

A number of high-profile musicians -- including members of Pearl Jam, R.E.M. and the Roots -- pressed the government Thursday to name the songs it blasted at the Guantanamo detainee center to coerce or punish prisoners held there, the Washington Post reported Thursday.

The songs were said to be played for hours -- sometimes days, a practice the musicians say amounted to torture, and one the Obama administration says has been discontinued.

If being forced to listen to Eddie Vedder and Michael Stipe for extended periods of time doesn't make you renounce terrorism, nothing will.

p.s. Who the heck are the Roots?

Thursday, October 22, 2009

Obama's treachery is boundless

If you are so dense as to believe that Obama's receiving of the Nobel Peace Prize was the manifestation of simple, school-girl adoration of The One by the silly Europeans, think again....

Lord Monckton is right...Obama would like nothing more than to irreversibly cede American sovereignty over to some UN-like, world body.

Obama is likely to sign this atrocious, global-warming treaty and transfer trillions in US wealth to despotic, God-forsaken third-world hell-holes around the world, to pay for our "carbon crimes". Liberals like Obama hate America and everything it stands for. It's why he promised during his campaign to fundamentally change America, and why so many fools on the left voted for him. Sounding the alarm, we conservatives saw him for exactly what he is, a radical, left-wing socialist who wants the US to be reduced to a soviet-style, collectivist state with him or someone like him in charge of it all.

There are many fronts on which to fight this administration, from cap-and-trade, porkulus v2.0, nationalized health-care, immigration, net neutrality, to corporate bailouts, etc. but, don't let them slip this one in under the radar. Apply all the pressure you can to your representatives and the white house directly. These treasonous vermin cannot be allowed to give away our country.

Mars500...expensive and dumb

I'm all for sending people to kill any life-forms on Mars and then colonizing it with rude, entitled Americans but, this testing seems a bit extreme....

Starting in 2010, an international crew of six will simulate a 520-day round-trip to Mars, including a 30-day stay on the martian surface. In reality, they will live and work in a sealed facility in Moscow, Russia, to investigate the psychological and medical aspects of a long-duration space mission.

Can you imagine spending a year and a half cooped up in an tiny room in Moscow? The austere, minimalist decor indicative of any collectivist State would be intolerable enough but, dining daily on black bread, cabbage, and Stoli Vodka would make me want to kill somebody.

If only there was a space station of some sort already in orbit on which we could simulate extended, deep space voyages.

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

The cat-box liner of record

The litter-box liner known as the New York Times has hit hard times lately....

The New York Times plans to eliminate 100 newsroom jobs – about 8 percent of the total – by year’s end, offering buyouts to union and non-union employees, and resorting to layoffs if it cannot get enough people to leave voluntarily, the paper announced on Monday.

I realize that advertising revenue for newspapers is dramatically down across the board because of the Internet availability of news. So naturally, large news organizations like the NYT would have to downsize to remain competitive and viable. That said, more people would be reading the Times if they weren't so blatantly left-wing. Right there, they've alienated half of their potential readers because of an ideological slant to news presentation that many consumers don't appreciate.

Yet, in the face of massive layoffs, plummeting circulation, and it's stock at "junk" status, the morons over there won't stray from regurgitating the democrat party line given to them each morning by Rahm "twinkle-toes" Emanuel. I guess they're going to ride the Grey Lady straight into the ground....unless Obama directs a newspaper bailout to save them.

Years ago I used to pick up a copy of the Times regularly, just to attempt the crossword puzzle but, I can't support an organization that pretends to be a responsible news outlet but, in reality is nothing but an enthusiastic mouthpiece for liberalism. I haven't bought the Times in at least 10 years.

Monday, October 19, 2009

Gordon Brown, the world's preeminent, global-warming kool-aid guzzler

British twit, Gordon Brown, has completely and utterly bought into the whole global warming hoax...

Here's a little more if you can stop laughing long enough to read it....

The UK faces a "catastrophe" of floods, droughts and killer heatwaves if world leaders fail to agree a deal on climate change, the prime minister has warned.

Gordon Brown said negotiators had 50 days to save the world from global warming and break the "impasse".

The abject stupidity of global-warming sycophants knows no bounds. These world leaders would knowingly devastate their own economies with ridiculous cap-and-trade schemes, impossible emissions limits, and punitive taxes on unfavorable industries, on behalf of a phenomenon that exists only in the demented, fevered mind of Al Gore.

If Obama goes to Copenhagen and signs the 2009 version of Kyoto, you can kiss America's dominance and industrial leadership goodbye and with it, thousands of jobs which will go to China and India where there are no idiotic, self-imposed limits on industrialization.

Sunday, October 18, 2009

I think I'm gonna hurl

As usual, the media give The One credit for something with which he had nothing whatsoever to do...

From Michelle Malkin--

Bill de Blasio, a candidate for public office in New York City this fall, put his family in his campaign mailings and TV ads, there was nothing routine about it. De Blasio’s wife of 15 years, Chirlane McCray, is black, his children are of mixed race and, even in one of America’s most liberal cities.

With Barack Obama having rewritten the history of race relations in this country, de Blasio may be demolishing one of its last taboos, “For so long in American history, interracial couples went out of their way to keep their relationships out of the public eye that it’s remarkable to see them used in a campaign like this,” said Peggy Pascoe, a historian of interracial marriage at the University of Oregon, who referred to the campaign as “a post-Obama phenomenon.”

That’s a perception McCray said she shared. Obama, she said, “opened a door” and “made it easier for us to go there.”

If Obama is such a racial healer and bridge builder, then why do liberal blacks to this day mock and ridicule any black person who dares stray from the democrat plantation to be conservative or republican? They are called porch-monkeys, uncle-Toms, Oreo cookies, house-Negroes, you name it. I don't remember Obama defending Condi Rice when she was called Bush's house negro by the print media. Neither Obama, nor any self-congratulatory democrat, has done anything to improve race relations in America. With only a few exceptions, Americans have accepted bi-racialism for the most part because we are an accepting nation. Most Americans judge people based on their character, not the skin color of their mate....haven't we heard that somewhere before?

Just another day in Detroit

DETROIT — A half-marathoner and two other runners died during the Detroit marathon on Sunday, organizers said.

Daniel Langdon, 36, of Laingsburg, collapsed at about 9:02 a.m.
Rick Brown, 65, of Marietta, Ohio, collapsed at 9:17 a.m., near where Langdon went down, and 26-year-old Jon Fenlon of Waterford collapsed at about 9:18 a.m.

Three dead guys in Detroit huh? Somebody should probably check them for gun-shot or stab wounds.

Axelrod and Emanuel apparently unfamiliar with pot-and-kettle axiom

White House scumbags, David Axelrod and Rahm Emanuel, went on simultaneous offensives today, voicing their assessments of Fox News, when asked on morning news shows, why this administration seems obsessed with attacking Fox....

"It's not news, it's pushing a point of view" - David Axelrod

"It's not a news organization so much, as it has a perspective." -
Rahm Emanuel

This administration cannot stand that a news channel would dare not regurgitate their talking points on a daily basis and instead, present both sides of every news story. During the Clinton years and Obama's campaign, CNN, MSNBC, ABC, CBS, and especially NBC were little more than reliable, democrat mouthpieces....obediently retching the liberal mantra of the day as dictated by the Clintons and now Obama. That Fox dare pull the curtain back and expose Obama for the horrifyingly incompetent, empty suit that he really is, dismays candy-assed, political operators like Axelrod and Emanuel. But, all they've managed to do is triple Fox's ratings such that all the other cable news channels combined don't even approach Fox's ratings in every time slot.

But for Fox, the Obama administration would have a monopoly on TV news and could get away literally with murder and nobody would ever hear about it.

Friday, October 16, 2009

Monkeys made music before people.....FAIL!

Scientists attempted to link the desperate, forlorn banging on their cages by despondent primates, languishing in the wretched squalor of scientific captivity, with the origins of the singularly human practice of making music. Attempted, and failed....

When monkeys drum, they activate brain networks linked with communication, new findings that suggest a common origin of primate vocal and nonvocal communication systems and shed light on the origins of language and music.

I'm sorry, a primate banging arrhythmically on a log or it's cage does not equate to drumming or making music. It's trying to communicate with other monkeys, trying to keep from going crazy in it's sterile dungeon of horrors, or begging in vain for release by it's sadistic captors.

Nor does a monkey make any noises resembling music if you sit it down at a set of drums and give it some sticks....though, listening to Ringo Starr play does suggest that it's possible. Claiming that monkeys have even rudimentary, musical brains is as idiotic as believing that a dolphin can sentiently create art just because you stick a paintbrush in it's mouth and train it to drag it across the canvas, or believing that celebrities have anything interesting to say just because you keep sticking a microphone in front of them and letting them yammer on about...whatever.

Black on black racism....ignored by the MSM

You don't think there's racism in America today? Check out this black, historically-illiterate moron accuse Juan Williams of being a porch monkey.....

Juan is correct, a black journalist applied the "magic negro" moniker to Barack Obama and Rush just made fun of it. But, this guy won't let the "Rush is a racist" meme go to save his life. That's how liberals are though....if they can label you as a racist, regardless of how slanderous and untrue the charge, it achieves their goal of marginalizing you and absolves them of having to address the merits of your argument. That the main-stream media continue to run with the Rush-is-a-racist story is outrageous and despicable! It also explains why nobody is watching the cable news shows other than FOX, and nobody is watching the networks at all.

You gotta love live vomit

This kid is either very nervous or he's nauseated because his nutty parents are making him lie on national TV about his balloon adventure. Either way, unscripted vomit on live TV is hilarious! The money shot doesn't happen until 6:01 so, feel free to click on over to that point in the interview.....

I loved the reactions by the two big brothers...."Eeeeeeewwwww!"

What a kooky family. The dad claimed that they finally gave in to do this one interview but, then they did the entire morning show circuit of news shows, giving one extended interview after another. I'm thinking this was a hoax by a reality TV-obsessed family that longed for the spotlight and cameras again. Somebody probably should call social services, or at the very least, send them a bill for the rescue effort.

Thursday, October 15, 2009

Union mobsters punish Ford for being successful

The insidious auto-worker unions found a way to punish Ford for not taking bailout money....

From Slate -- The new UAW contract with Ford apparently does not give America's surviving non-bankrupt automaker parity with GM and Chrysler, reports Bloomberg: "The plan doesn’t include cuts to retiree benefits, such as vision coverage, that were granted to GM and Chrysler." Rather, the pain seems even more concentrated on future hires (if there are any) than with the GM/Chrysler deals.

Because Obama handed over on a silver platter, as payback for election support, partial ownership in GM and Chrysler, the dastardly union cretins are hamstringing the only healthy auto maker in the US. It would have been so much better to let the auto makers go completely bankrupt and utterly fail, which is exactly what they and the labor unions deserved. The labor market is so out of whack in Michigan it's preposterous. Auto assembly work should be subject to market forces just like 7-11 clerk, lab technician, and truck driver. Think how much more competitive the American auto companies would be, and how much cheaper car prices would be, if their labor costs were market driven rather than union-contract driven?

I will never again buy a General Motors or Chrysler vehicle for this reason alone. If I buy American, it'll be a Ford as long as they don't take bailout money.

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

TRR -- Pro-tip of the Day

Kids, don't try to befriend or domesticate wild animals or, you'll end up in the hospital and some smart-ass like me will make fun of you for it....

FLORISSANT, Colo. (CBS4) ― A woman was gored by a buck mule deer after she tried to pet it near Florissant on Monday.

Joan Nutt, 63, was visiting her sister's home on County Road 31 around 5 p.m. when the attack occurred.

Nutt apparently called the deer in an attempt to pet it. The deer approached, lowered its head and charged her.

A passerby witnessed the deer stomping Nutt and was able to scare it off and call the Teller County Sheriff's Office

Talk about adding insult to injury! It's bad enough to get gored by a wild animal with sharp horns but then, to have it stomp you into the ground for a while after.....well, that's just humiliating and uncalled for. And for jerks like me who would love to see a video of this.....hilarious!

Look people, no matter how cute, cuddly, and docile they seem, to wild, male animals, you are one or more of these three things.....a territorial threat, something with which to breed or, food. Any one of the three seems like the makings of a bad day for you.

Obama's economic dream-team got owned...and it cost the taxpayers trillions

You think Obama surrounded himself with the best and brightest to help repair the damage done by banks, insurance and mortgage companies, and self-serving democrats? Think again....

WASHINGTON -- The pitched drama over bonuses for bailed-out executives will be revived on Capitol Hill Wednesday as a government watchdog explains how some executives nearly brought down the financial system -- then pocketed millions.

Neil Barofsky, the special inspector general for the $700 billion financial rescue program, will answer questions about a new report outlining the official missteps that led to massive bonus payments for executives at insurer American International Group Inc.

In a report released Tuesday, Barofsky wrote that the Treasury Department did not understand AIG's byzantine pay structures when it gave the firm billions in aid last fall.

Obama's people at Treasury were so abysmally stupid and lazy, that their determination to take control of America's banking system blinded them to the obvious which was, criminally corrupt executives don't stop being criminally corrupt executives just because you give them trillions in other peoples' money....FRICKIN' IDIOTS!!!

Obama and the democrats took trillions from us, our children, and grand children to prop up these sleaze-bag insurance and banking executives, who had financially raped their own companies and stockholders, without a clue as to what they would do with the money. How is that not criminal recklessness in any body's book? If your representatives in the House or Senate voted to approve any, ANY of these bailouts, and you vote for them again in the next election, you are a complete and utter moron!

Tuesday, October 13, 2009

As if you need more reasons to home-school your kids

If you haven't considered home-schooling your kids lately, take a gander at Newark, Delaware. You may want to revisit the issue.

Reid touched on this story the other day. And now we hear that the sentence handed down to 6-year old Cub Scout, Zachary Christie, for bringing his scout Swiss Army knife, fork, and spoon to school to eat with, will be suspension and 45 days in reform school. Seriously? They're sticking a 6-year old in with actual problem kids probably much older than him?

This is the kind of idiocy you get when zero-tolerance morons are allowed to operate with out any, ANY apparent oversight. And entrenched education bureaucrats are nothing if not morons.

If you thought Katrina cleaned out New Orleans.....think again

New Orleans sets a new low standard for what qualifies as "good news"......

NEW ORLEANS -- Optimism filled many Central City residents Friday night, as the city celebrated 10 straight days without a report of a killing.

"I feel good because I wish all the crime would stop," said Christina Wheaton, who lives in Central City. "It just makes you feel good when you don't hear about a murder."

Where else but the filthiest town in America would residents celebrate 10 days without a murder? I thought all the criminals and riff-raff had relocated to Houston after Katrina but, I guess they moved back and resumed their lives of shiftless degeneracy and crime. When are the residents of NO going to hold Mayor Nagin responsible for this....though I'm sure he's still blaming Bush for not sending enough of other peoples' money after Katrina, to be used at his discretion, of course.

Steve Wynn lays the smack-down on Michigan Gov. Granholm

Steve Wynn gets interviewed by Chris Wallace on Fox News about jobs...

This guy gets it! Government never lifts people up, it only holds them back from fulfilling their potential. Government doesn't create anything of value, it sucks value from the creations of others. Government doesn't raise the standard of living of citizens, it perpetuates their dependency and tricks them into believing they shouldn't strive for more. The primary cost of all this government meddling is jobs, jobs, jobs!

Steve Wynn highlighted one of the primary, and most destructive failings of liberalism as practiced by President Obama and Gov. Granholm which is, that government can micromanage economies and create jobs by allocating wealth where it wants it. Without genuine, market demand for those jobs, they disappear the second the money runs out.

Only the free market, unfettered by government meddling and punitive taxation, can create lasting, worthwhile employment. The free market will drive our recovery, not stupid, government redistributionists.

Hasselhoff lowers the bar once again

Well-pickled, B-list celebrity David Hasselhoff has a long and distinguished list of drunken hi-jinks, including munching a cheese-burger off the floor while his teenage daughter filmed it. Now he can add urinating all over himself, punching his doctor and, getting locked in a hotel basement to his drinking curriculum vitae....

A source close to the star said: "David is very hard to handle when he drinks, often very emotional and aggressive. On this occasion he became so drunk he wet his hotel bed - ruining two mattresses - and was becoming a real pain for staff. His assistant Joe Townley was so concerned he called out a doctor. David was furious and lashed out at him - but mistakenly hit the doctor. They decided they had no option but to lock him in the basement until an ambulance arrived."

What did Hasselhoff do, attend the Eddie VanHalen rehab hospital? Seriously, hasn't his liver had enough already? I guess it's not a good celebrity party unless The Hoff gets hammered and makes the tabloids the next day. That's the only thing that explains why he keeps getting invited to them.

Monday, October 12, 2009

The 2010 Census starts to unravel

Finally, some good news on the immigration front....sort of....

From the Washington Times - Angered by President Obama's lack of success in legalizing illegal immigrants, some Hispanic activists are urging all Hispanics to boycott the 2010 census as a sign of displeasure.

Other groups have asked the federal government to suspend immigration raids while census takers are in the field, hoping that will make illegal immigrants more likely to respond to questions.

This is excellent news! If the legal Hispanic population boycotts the census, then the illegal population(12million strong), which tends to coalesce among the legal Hispanics, would be rightly under-represented for the next 10 years. I say rightly because they shouldn't be included in the census of American citizens in the first place. At most, any benefits that illegals enjoy should come from their supporters who are legal. They should have no demand on the income of, or benefits afforded, American citizens.

The immigration raids should have been stepped up, and as many illegals deported as possible in preparation for the census. They should be afraid to show themselves, choosing instead to reside in the desperate, shadowy world of illegality.

You can't win 'em all, Obama

President Obama was shocked, shocked to hear that he didn't win the Nobel Prize for Economics this year. After all, he's singularly responsible for...

-the government take-over and control of vast swaths of the US economy,
-seducing millions of entitlement-minded Americans into viewing their government as a benevolent father-figure who doles out fabulous cash and prizes to the undeserving,
-placing the man-child, tax-cheat Wee-Timmy Geithner, in charge of our economic recovery and,
-generally molding much of the US into a second-rate, economic nanny-State of shiftless dependents and derelicts.

I mean what could please the elitist Nobel committee more than the diminution of the US by it's own hand?

Terrorist ?

Here we go! Today the pictured Zachary Christie was expelled from his school. He has recently become a Cub Scout (that obviously stands for nothing in the Newark, Del. area) and received a cutlery utensil. His combo Fork/Spoon/Knife violated the schools weapon policy. All the kid wanted to do was use it at lunch. So now public enemy #1 in the school zone is Zack. "The Zack Attack" is how we will forever know this youngster. Looking at this mild appearing child, and immediately jump to terrorist and criminal. Note all the 6 year old criminal masterminds of yore....
Luckily for the rest of the world his lunch eating plot was spoiled. Maybe his Mom took him to McDonald's and let him use it there. Hopefully the school management will start a full scale inquiry into the Cub Scouts and maybe scouting can be eliminated from the country. The group seems to be a threat to me. I mean the blue uni's, the scarf, the beanie hat- all things that reek of terrorists and terrorism.
Stop and look at yourself you bunch of hypocrites. Truthfully if all teachers purses were examined, the investigator would find pistols, mace, and other weapons for personal protection. All very dangerous. What about the prescription drugs, or especially the street drugs. Yea I feel a lot safer now. Thanks to the PTO group!

Even Meghan McCain can be right once in a while

Meghan McCain is way too moderate for me and her desire to remain part of the in-crowd in DC compels her to criticise the republican party a little too much and, in the same ways liberals do. That said, I sort of agree with her on D.A.D.T.....

Let me tell you a little something about what I know about Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell: I have two brothers serving in the military and as far as I’m concerned, when an Arabic translator is kicked out of the military for being gay, it quite literally makes my brothers and our troops less safe. For me, Don't Ask, Don't Tell isn't just an equality issue. It is also a national-security issue.

This is the point we should be emphasizing for those who refuse to see Don’t Ask Don’t Tell opposition as a human-rights campaign. We need to bring the issue back to the security of our country both overseas and at home. Every soldier in our armed forces is serving his or her country in the most admirable way an American can, and we should be able to respect them, by not asking them to hide their sexual orientation.

I served in the Georgia Air Guard from 1980-1996 and I knew more than a few people who were either openly gay or closeted gays, and nobody really cared when it came down to doing our jobs. The only argument I can think of is the closeness of communal living you find in the military but, as far as I know, but for basic training, soldiers don't live intimately in big dorm rooms with dozens of other people.

Moreover, the national security issue is a big one. Why, if our biggest and only enemy right now are Arabic speakers, would we kick out of the military, trained, Arabic speakers, because of their orientation? It makes no sense to me....worse, it's self-defeating.

Finally, there are already rules prohibiting fraternization and public displays of affection that govern soldiers' behavior. Why aren't these rules adequate to cover any inappropriate activity, regardless of orientation?

If somebody has a convincing argument that demonstrates why gays cannot be good soldiers, I'd like to hear it.

Columbus Day spin, in dreadful public schools

Public schools aren't exactly celebrating the "discovery" of America by Christopher Columbus as they did when we were kids....

Teacher Jeffrey Kolowith, right, talks with his kindergarten class at Philip Shore School of the Arts about the voyage of Christopher Columbus to the New World during a lesson Friday in Tampa. But the picture isn't all roses and rainbows. "I talk about the situation where he didn't even realize where he was," Kolowith said. "And we talked about how he was very, very mean, very bossy."

Native American and Eskimo populations whine regularly about, "How could Columbus discover America when there were people already here"? My answer to that is if it weren't for western-Europeans discovering and developing the new world, it would still be a God-forsaken wilderness full of alcoholic, self-involved illiterates who contribute little or nothing to the evolution of modern man....or, much like Canada today.

What the public-school educrats intentionally omit, is the reason Columbus was sailing west in the first place. He was trying to find new trade routes to the eastern spice and textile markets in Asia and India. You see, the Muslims had looted, pillaged, and raped their way to occupying Constantinople, Turkey(now Istanbul), through which European textile traders had to travel. But you won't hear any teachers talking about the murdering Muslims disrupting commerce over an entire continent.

The reason Native Americans are called Indians is because Columbus mistakenly thought he had found India so, naturally he named the half-naked savages he found here, Indians.

This is just another in a long line of examples of white, liberal guilt for being American. Obama has been apologizing for America for almost a year but, liberal teachers have been doing it to our kids for decades. No wonder our kids grow up thinking America is a bad place, that's exactly what guilty liberals want them to think.

Saturday, October 10, 2009

Ed's Deep-South Spa and Resort for Personal Cleansing

There is no New-Age activity so stupid, that granola-munching hippies won't try it. Out in Sedona, AZ., James Ray set up a personal cleansing spa for hippies with lots of time and money. Much of the cleansing week consisted of marathon, desert hikes without food or water, after which they would cram a couple dozen, smelly attendees into a make-shift tent, covered with tarps and blankets, then dump hot rocks in a pit and pour water on top to make steam. Apparently nobody figured out that extreme dehydration and steam saunas don't really go together in terms of human safety, as 3-4 of the hippies died and about 20 others were hospitalized. Here's the kicker....these idiots signed a waiver of liability for things such as.....

"physical, emotional, financial or other injuries" while hiking or swimming, or during a multi-day personal and spiritual quest in the wilderness without food or water or the sweat lodge.

Some participants told detectives they paid up to $9,000 for the event. Ray's company, James Ray International, is based in Carlsbad, Calif.

$9,000 to get abused in the desert! Look, if there are any new-age hippies reading this, contact me here in Birmingham, and I'll arrange to "cleanse" you for half that. For the bargain price of $4,500, you can look forward to long hikes in the Appalachian foothills, swimming in serene lakes, Native American-like incantations, total nutritional deprivation, verbal abuse, rustic accommodations(you'll sleep in my basement), natural activities(weeding my garden and mowing my lawn), and your head will be stuffed in my smoker while I dry the herbs you harvested from my herb garden. If that doesn't cleanse you, I don't know what will....or at least it'll make you want to take a shower, go back to school, and become productive citizens again. One way you'll thank me, the other way, your parents will thank me.

Friday, October 09, 2009

Already a joke, the Nobel committee descends into embarrassing self-parody

Everybody recognizes that the Nobel committee awards it's honors for little else than being pro-terrorist, politically correct, eco-friendly, and anti-American....or some combination of those. But at least they pretend that the person receiving the award has done something to deserve it.....well, not so much when it comes to heaping undeserved praise on The One.....

From Timesonline -- Rarely has an award had such an obvious political and partisan intent. It was clearly seen by the Norwegian Nobel committee as a way of expressing European gratitude for an end to the Bush Administration, approval for the election of America’s first black president and hope that Washington will honour its promise to re-engage with the world.

Instead, the prize risks looking preposterous in its claims, patronising in its intentions and demeaning in its attempt to build up a man who has barely begun his period in office, let alone achieved any tangible outcome for peace

Obama has not accomplished one thing except to dramatically expand the scope and reach of the federal nanny-State. On the international front, he's about to expand the war in Afghanistan and possibly start one with Iran. So where does peace fit into his agenda so far? This was nothing but a consolation prize from the Norwegians for Chicago not getting the Olympics and a further diminution of what used to be a respectable honor, and is now nothing but a hat-tip to international political correctness.

I'm sure Barack and Michelle think they richly deserve the peace prize but, the irony will be palpable when they go to Norway to receive it, right after Obama sends in more troops to Afghanistan and the prospect of war between Israel and Iran looms.

Thursday, October 08, 2009

Levi Johnston on the career fast-track

Under normal circumstances, most would-be celebrities spend years languishing on the fringes of showbiz before being spat out the bottom of the porn industry but, dang, who would have guessed that scumbag, teen impregnater Levi Johnston would be there already?

Posing nude for Playgirl is next for the 19-year-old father of Sarah Palin’s grandchild. Johnston’s attorney, Rex Butler, said Wednesday that a formal agreement has not been reached with the online magazine but adds it’s a “foregone conclusion” it will happen…

Somebody should clue this moron in to the fact that his only appeal with anybody, namely the media, will last only as long as he continues to embarrass Sarah Palin. Nobody's interested in him for any reason other than that. As career stages go, he leaped from C-list celebrity right into the porn phase, skipping entirely, the unimaginable wealth, public drunkenness, and numerous failed attempts at career resurrection phases most celebrities go through. From here, the only phases he's got left to complete are drug addiction, phony public recovery and phony sobriety, homelessness, destitution and suicide.
Way to go Levi!

National Poetry Day

It's the national day of the poet
And I'll wager that none of you know it
So if you are willing,
You'll find it's fulfilling
Be creative, just try not to blow it

Wednesday, October 07, 2009

Somali pirates become international joke

Dumb Somali pirates attacked a French military ship by mistake.....idiots!

(AP) No one was wounded by the volleys from the Kalashnikov rifles directed at La Somme, a 3,800-ton refueling ship, said Rear Admiral Christophe Prazuck, a military spokesman.

La Somme "was probably taken for a commercial ship by the two small skiffs" some 250 nautical miles off the coast of Somalia, said Prazuck.

"They understood their mistake too late," Prazuck said.

These pirates just keep getting dumber and dumber. They must be getting more desperate. What fun for the French guys on that ship!

Tuesday, October 06, 2009

Obama sells health-care with Kabuki theater production

The administration of chairman zero descends into sheer idiocy as it becomes more desperate to sell health-care to the American people....who aren't buying by the way.....

A crowd of 150 doctors gathers in the Rose Garden to support the health-care overhaul -- as White House staffers scramble to hand out camera-ready white coats to those who forgot their own.

Rahm Emanual dredged up 150 doctors who evidently want to trade in their stethoscopes to become gov't health-care bureaucrats...otherwise why would any doctor be in favor of gov't-run health-care? Then Obama dresses them in lab coats for the visual effect on TV, aimed at convincing an increasingly skeptical public that his seizure of the health-care industry is a good idea...."See, these doctors standing behind me in lab coats like it so, you should too."

Waitress culls self from gene-pool herd

Not getting hit by a train is perhaps the easiest thing in the world to do yet, people regularly find a way.....

NEWARK (CBS 3) ― Newark Police said a woman was struck and killed by a train near the University of Delaware campus Monday morning.

Witnesses said the victim, a 25-year-old waitress at the Eagle Diner, was hit by a CSX freight train on the 100 block of Elkton Road just before 8:30 a.m.

Co-workers said the victim normally works the night-shift, but came to the diner for breakfast. After eating, co-workers said she decided to go to a nearby friend's house.

Witnesses reported the victim was distracted by a cell phone conversation when she was struck by the train.

People, come on!!!
It's not as if you don't know where a train might be....they only run on tracks.
It's not as if they are quiet and can sneak up on you.....other than the space shuttle, they might be the loudest vehicles on Earth.
And, it's not as if they are small and you can't see them coming.....they are huge and the tracks are clear for miles in both directions.

Is getting run over by a train really that hard to avoid?

Easy to not get hit by.

Monday, October 05, 2009

Firearms safety training.....FAIL!!!

Americans it seems, are able to find the most ridiculous ways of killing themselves. You don't hear about this kind of thing happening in other countries. Are we collectively, a stupid people?

A 25-year-old man was medevaced to Seattle with life-threatening injuries after accidentally shooting himself in the head with a .22-caliber rifle in Lemon Creek on Friday afternoon, the Juneau Police Department reported.

Police say the accidental shooting happened as the group was planning to go to the gun range. One of the adults raised concern about the 25-year-old man handling the firearm because of the infant being in the room, according to a police press release. The adult also was concerned that the rifle was loaded.

"The man joked that there was one way to find out if it was loaded and, at that point, he reportedly put the rifle in his mouth and pulled the trigger," according to the release.

Neither alcohol nor drugs appear to have played a role in the incident, police reported.
Just utter stupidity!

I have to wonder how somebody this pathologically dumb, manages to reach adulthood without killing himself before now? Let's just hope he hadn't sired and dumb kids.

When pets eat their owners

You know how I love a good "wild-animal-eats-dumb-human" story. Well, here's another one to kick off another week of mocking stupidity here on TRR....

ALLENTOWN, Pa. — Authorities in northeastern Pennsylvania say a woman was killed by her pet black bear as she cleaned its cage.

State police say 37-year-old Kelly Ann Walz was mauled to death Sunday evening by the 350-pound bear.

A state Game Commission spokesman says Walz kept the bear inside a steel and concrete cage near her house about 20 miles northeast of Allentown.

Officials say Walz threw a shovelful of dog food to one side of the cage to distract the bear while she cleaned the other side. At some point the bear turned on her and attacked.

No matter how cute and cuddly they appear when young, wild carnivores will eventually eat you if you keep one as a pet. The story said she owned a lion and tiger too. Who couldn't have seen this coming?

Every time I poke fun of people who by their own blinding stupidity, maim or kill themselves, I get hate mail from their family members saying how hateful and callous I am and what wonderful people their loved ones were. I'm not saying they weren't wonderful people....just that they were wonderful, stupid people.

Sunday, October 04, 2009

Muslims to the left of them, Americans to the right

When perceived through the squinty, eyes of snooty, old-Europeans, America is a proletarian wasteland where culture and sophistication come to die. That's why it's funny that the epitome of working class America, McDonald's, is opening a store IN the Louvre.....heh, heh.....

Lovers of France's two great symbols of cultural exception – its haute cuisine and fine art – are aghast at plans to open a McDonald's restaurant and McCafĂ© in the Louvre museum next month.

"This is the last straw," said one art historian working at the Louvre, who declined to be named. "This is the pinnacle of exhausting consumerism, deficient gastronomy and very unpleasant odours in the context of a museum," he told the Daily Telegraph.

Didier Rykner, head of The Art Tribune website found the idea "shocking".

While French elite whine about the encroachment of the symbol of America's wretched vulgarity, their country is being overrun by Muslim zealots. Once Sharia Law is established in about 25 years, the Muslims will surely raze the Louvre altogether. The irony will come when the French cry to America to save their country from the mean Muslims. I guess they'll be loving those Big Macs then.

A snooty French person.

Friday, October 02, 2009

The end of the road for the Breck Girl

If the Breck Girl was entertaining thoughts of revitalizing her political career, this ought to nip it in the bud....

Elizabeth Edwards has finally had enough - she's threatened to divorce her cheating husband John and claim her share of their $53 million fortune!

The ENQUIRER has learned Elizabeth dropped the divorce bombshell after learning a former campaign aide is claiming Rielle Hunter, the mother of Edwards' love child, isn't the only woman he seduced on the campaign trail!

Furious at his betrayals, Elizabeth - still battling Stage 4 breast cancer - has vowed to destroy her husband of 32 years by disclosing everything she knows about his political career in divorce court, insiders say.

I don't care really what John Edwards does in his private life. Elizabeth was his enabler this whole time and by allowing it to happen right in front of her and then standing by him afterwards, she gave her implicit permission for it to continue.

What I'm happy about is the utter failure of his personal and professional lives. As a skeevy trial lawyer, he hypnotized stupid jury after stupid jury with his slick delivery, boyish charm, enviable hair, and absurd medical claims and pushed many perfectly capable doctors out of the profession of medicine. He's a lying scumbag and deserves whatever his wife can get out of him.

Obamamania ain't exactly lighting the world on fire

Chicago rightfully lost it's bid to host the 2016 Olympics, despite Barry and Michelle Obama and Oprah Winfrey gracing Copenhagen with a personal visit. Here's CNN's reaction...heh, heh....

The arrogant CNN anchor cannot believe that anybody on Earth would dare go against the wishes of The One. I think Rahm Emanual had better realize that the bloom is off the Obama rose....it has been for a long time. The world doesn't swoon and get the vapors the way Chris Matthews and Keith Olbermann do, every time Obama speaks. Nor are they mesmerized like simple-minded school children, by his glycerin-tongued delivery of speeches he reads off a teleprompter, the way half of America still is.

Good for Rio de Janeiro! This'll be the first time the Olympics have been hosted by a south American city.

Philippines declare State of Calamity....world giggles

Now before you send me a bunch of hate-mail, I'm not making light of the awful weather situation in the Philippines but, this headline struck me as funny....

Oct. 2 (Bloomberg) -- The Philippines declared a national “state of calamity” as Typhoon Parma headed for Luzon, where recovery efforts continue six days after Tropical Storm Ketsana devastated Manila and its surroundings, leaving 293 people dead.

"State of Calamity"? Why not State of Emergency like everybody else? I guess "emergency" doesn't adequately describe the devastation caused by the typhoon. So I started thinking what might qualify as a more severe state than "calamity". Perhaps a "State of Cataclysm" or "State of Apocalypse" but, the authorities are probably reserving those declarations until the Tribulation associated with the rise of the anti-Christ, what with the bothersome pestilence, Armageddon, and unprecedented human suffering we'll experience during the last days of Earth.

Thursday, October 01, 2009

Oct 1 -- World Vegetarian Day......heh, heh

Who knew that silly vegetarians had a day for celebrating their denial that they are carnivores? If you have vegetarian friends, take them out for a salad tonight(no bacon bits), if they can muster the energy.

If only 20-something, half-naked hotties were allowed to be spokespersons for vegetarianism, the movement would stand a chance of being met with something other than scorn, mockery, and ridicule by people with sense.

Mike Rogers gets it!

Regular reader Melissa sent this 4min clip in. It's part of the contentious health-care debate going on in Washington. Rep. Rogers pretty much sums what's wrong with the bill as written by democrats and more generally, what's wrong with democrats....

This guy gets it!