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Gangster Government

June 29th, 2009 at 4:34 pm by Preston Taylor Holmes

I can’t remember who said this, someone on Facebook, but this is how Sarah Palin might sound if she really understood the issues. We truly are being railroaded by cheap, Chicago thugs.

The Comics Page

June 29th, 2009 at 8:47 am by Cranky

Hey Pookie Toon fans! As of today, the comics page has a permanent link on our sidebar. According the MapQuest, go left approximately 250 pixels and head south. You can’t miss it.

Dreams From My Father, Oh Yeah, And Bill Ayers

June 28th, 2009 at 6:06 pm by Preston Taylor Holmes

Everyone should have a real daddy, a fake daddy and a Commie daddy. In my case, I have a Commie uncle, but we’ll leave him out of the equation.

Jack Cashill at the American Thinker has been slogging away at proving, as much as is possible, that Billy Ayers was the true author of the Obamessiah’s race-obsessed screed, Dreams From My Father.

Anyone who has watched President Douchebag without TOTUS knows that the dude may be able to shoot a free throw, but he can’t put a complete sentence together.

What Mr. Midwest noticed recently is that both Ayers in Parent and Obama in Dreams make reference to the poet Carl Sandburg. In itself, this is not a grand revelation. Let us call it a C-level match. Obama and Ayers seem to have shared the same library in any case. Both talk of reading the books of Malcolm X, James Baldwin, Langston Hughes, W.E.B. Dubois and Frantz Fanon among others. In fact, each misspells “Frantz” as “Franz.”

Ayers and Obama, however, go beyond citing Sandburg. Each quotes the opening line of his poem “Chicago.” From Dreams:

He poured himself more hot water. “What do you know about Chicago anyway?”

I thought a moment. “Hog butcher to the world,” I said finally.

From Parent:

“At the turn of the century, Chicago had a population of a million people and was a young and muscular city – hub of commerce and industry, the first skyscraper city, home of the famous world exposition, “hog butcher to the world” – bursting with energy.”

This I would call a B-level match. What raises it up a notch to an A-level match is the fact that both misquote “Chicago,” and they do so in exactly the same way. The poem actually opens, “Hog butcher for the world.”

Last week, the first email I received from Mr. West had in the message box “759 striking similarities between Dreams and Ayers’ works.” This claim seemed so outsized I did not take it seriously. When I was unable to open the documents, I emailed Mr. West back, asked him to reformat, and then forgot about the email. He resent his documents a few days later.

That’s just a sample of the litany of detective work that is quite compelling. Read the whole thing and see if you think there’s a match.

It’s just another lie in a long list of lies from a lying liar President. The most historic thing about this Presidency may be that President Hussein is able to get away with more lies in his first five months than President Clifford did in eight years.

H/T Dan at POWIP

The Tragic Loss of a Pop Culture Icon

June 28th, 2009 at 5:43 pm by Nigel

Forgive me if I am late to this conversation, but see…I’ve been traveling abroad. I understand that the world has lost one of it’s icons…here where I am the news is just beginning to reach me.

When I read about it, I was crushed. I spent many hours watching his videos, enthralled by the way the man moved, captured by his voice.

And now he is gone. The king is dead. Long live the king…

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Billy Mays, the burly, bearded television pitchman whose boisterous hawking of products such as Orange Glo and OxiClean made him a pop-culture icon, has died. He was 50.

Tampa police said Mays’ wife found him unresponsive Sunday morning. A fire rescue crew pronounced him dead at 7:45 a.m. It was not immediately clear how he died. He said he was hit on the head when an airplane he was on made a rough landing Saturday, and his wife, Deborah Mays, told investigators he didn’t feel well before he went to bed about 10 p.m. that night.

mays

A tribute.

But Other Than That, Please Don’t Let Me Interrupt Your Stroll Down Memory Lane

June 27th, 2009 at 11:14 am by Brian

Vanilla Thrilla

Andrew Breitbart has a must read on The Only Story That Matters.

Michael Jackson’s shtick was simply a more sophisticated, well financed variation on the molester with an ice cream truck. When after paying millions to his young accuser, Jordy Chandler, Jackson was later found to have gay porn producer Marc Schaffel, an un-indicted co-conspirator in Jackson’s 2005 child molestation trial, as his PERSONAL VIDEOGRAPHER and close pal on the very private grounds of Neverland Ranch.

Well, a year later, Schaffel was back at Neverland and again acting as Jackson’s personal videographer who chronicled the taping of the famous Martin Bashir BBC documentary that later appeared on ABC in the U.S., which centered around two young brothers hanging with Jackson and Schaffel as their ‘chaperones’ at the creepy amusement park cum bachelor pad.

Why did Michael Jackson bring back the gay porno producer to use a video camera to oversee kid trips to Neverland AFTER it was admitted by Jackson’s own people the Jackson/Schaffel alliance was blatantly improper?

Needless to say, it doesn’t end with “a world in mourning falls on it’s knees to curse God for denying us another 40 years of bizarre, criminal behavior”.

But boy, could he spin on his toes and grab his crotch (as well as the crotches of others) with the best of them!

Leading By Example

I’ll grab mine, now you grab yours!

It was a nice reprieve while it lasted though.  We could turn on the television or the internet without hearing about North Korea threatening nuclear war, Iran shooting young women in the face, an economy being dragged behind the pick-up truck of the Obama administration,  passing the largest energy use tax in history, sending terrorists on a taxpayer funded island getaway, or the government taking over the healthcare industry.

But anyway – how’s Bo doing?  Is Christ On Earth still stealing a Newport when he gets a chance? Admittedly, a hazard of the trade when you’re passing out all those cigarettes to homeless people in exchange for votes for so many years.  That just means he’s human!  I was getting worried there for a second.

Cap And Tax Passes The House

June 26th, 2009 at 7:43 pm by Preston Taylor Holmes

Which means it’s time to attack your Senators (with phone calls, faxes, emails and visits, NOT weapons, silly) and let them know that you oppose this attack on American industry and on the American family.

44 Democrats were brave enough to buck their leader and vote with common sense. On the down side, there were 8 turncoat GOP house members that helped this attack on the American economy pass 219-212. Without these spineless bastards, the bill would have failed. I wonder what new goodies line their filthy pockets tonight.

These gutless wonders need to hear from you:

Bono Mack (CA) – http://bono.house.gov/
Castle (DE) – http://www.castle.house.gov/
Kirk (IL) – http://www.house.gov/kirk/
Lance (NJ) – http://lance.house.gov/index.html
McHugh (NY) – http://mchugh.house.gov/
Lobiondo (NJ) – http://www.house.gov/lobiondo/
Reichert (WA) – http://reichert.house.gov/
Smith (NJ) – http://chrissmith.house.gov/

Flake (http://flake.house.gov/) & Sullivan (http://sullivan.house.gov/) did not vote. I don’t know which is more gutless. Flake’s website said he had a “family obligation” but that he would have voted “no”. Doesn’t help us a whole lot, really.

Michelle Malkin reminds us that it’s not about science, it’s about politics and the eco-Commies’ greedy agenda.

MELT THE SENATE’S PHONE LINES ALL THIS WEEK, PEOPLE.

Don’t know who your Senator is because you’re too busy watching Michael Jackson videos on Youtube? Go here.

More here.

Support The Troops!

June 25th, 2009 at 10:12 pm by Preston Taylor Holmes

Michael Jackson is still dead. Donating to the Troopathon won’t bring him back, but it will help send care packages to our troops.

Do our servicemen and women a solid. They do a hell of a lot more than that for us.

Breaking News

June 25th, 2009 at 6:25 pm by Cranky

Michael Jackson is dead. Thought we should say something.

Here is the eulogy.

Bonus tip: If you find yourself working from home, DO NOT leave Fox News on in the background. This is the news cycle:

  • Farah Fawcette has died.
  • Clip of Jim McGreevy on Today show talking about Sanford scandal.
  • Protests in Iran appear to be ending.
  • Sanford crisis discussed.
  • Farah Fawcette retrospective. Did you have the iconic poster? Apparently everyone did.
  • Sanford crisis turns up steamy emails.
  • Protests in Iran is an indicator of social and political unrest.
  • Farah Fawcette has anal cancer – did they really need to say that?
  • Farah Fawcette live coverage of Ryan O’Neill leaving the hospital parking lot.
  • Should Sanford resign? Let’s ask the panel.
  • Farah Fawcette retrospective again.
  • Clip of Jim McGreevy on Today show talking about Sanford scandal again.
  • Breaking: Michael Jackson hospitalized.
  • Michael Jackson live coverage.
  • Michael Jackson – Greta what do you think?
  • A Very Brady Sequel on Comedy Central – channel switch.

Definition Of A Distraction

June 24th, 2009 at 9:21 pm by Brian

Leave it to Memeorandum to give us a snapshot of the most important story of the day.

Real Scandal

We needed someone to take the heat of President Pyrite before those geological sleuths in the old media assayed his ass for snubbing them in favor of the Huffington Post while Rahm Emanuel winked and laughed in their pasty, white faces.

All those dead people in Iran gunned down for listening to closely to the codewords in the Muslim Moses’ speech thinking that he was going to save them, or at least stand up for them and the biggest story is a nobody governor.

But this is important.  It’s just sex, people.  Isn’t that what we always hear?  Sex between consenting adults.

We know he has to be a Republican because all these Democrats would have banned themselves from posting on their own websites if he was one of them.

You can’t report on Edwards’ affair until he’s cornered in a hotel lobby.  Not even then.   Can’t investigate Obama’s girlfriend at all.    These are guys that were running for President.  You think someone can hide smoking and have no one report on it for 8 months hasn’t bought silence on worse issues than that?

Hell, Clinton ran for President and no one ever asked her how she handled her husband cheating on her and staying married to him.

Sanford’s a nobody.  Rumored to be thinking about doing something 3 years from now.

It’s all about power and people on the Right need to quit playing games and destroy these people when you get the chance because they are sure as hell going to do it to you.

Corker Still Clinging To Cap N Trade

June 24th, 2009 at 11:31 am by Preston Taylor Holmes

Like a polar bear floating around on its last little ice cube (awwww.. ain’t that cuuuuute), Tennessee Senator Bob Corker just can’t commit to a vote on cap-and-trade, the scam that the greenies are using to destroy the capitalist system once and for all.

Now that Nasty Pelosi and her minions have cobbled together a cohesive energy-based attack on our economy, it’s time to get serious about encouraging our Senators to grow some balls.

WASHINGTON — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has scheduled a vote Friday on a sprawling climate-change bill, signaling the Democratic leadership’s confidence that it can overcome objections from Farm Belt Democrats.

Opponents and supporters of landmark climate legislation are ramping up their public-relations campaigns ahead of the planned vote. The Obama administration is pushing the measure as a job-creator, while critics, including many Republicans, are portraying the bill as an energy tax that could slow the economy.

A job creator? How is all that other job creation going?

Drew Hammill, a spokesman for Ms. Pelosi, said in an email late Monday evening: “There are some issues still under discussion, but we are confident we can resolve them by the time the bill goes to the floor on Friday.”

The bill aims to cap greenhouse-gas emissions at 17% of 2005 levels by 2020 and at roughly 80% by 2050, creating a market for companies to buy and sell the right to emit carbon dioxide and other gases. It also mandates a new renewable electricity standard and establishes new national building codes.

It would mark the first time that either of the two chambers of Congress have voted to impose mandatory reductions in greenhouse-gas emissions — a goal President Barack Obama wants to achieve before a round of international climate talks in December in Copenhagen.

Mr. Obama on Tuesday said the House climate bill is “extraordinarily important for our country,” urging House members “to come together and pass it.” The president said it would create millions of new “green” jobs that can’t be shipped overseas.

Green jobs? This is the biggest scam to come down the pike in a generation. If you want to know just how much of a scam, pick up Milloy’s book, Green Hell.

When I called Corker’s office earlier, I got the usual non-committal double-speak, which is not surprising given his history with the McShame gang-of-ten and their eco-nitwittery. At least Alexander and Representative Duncan would give me a firm “no” vote against any cap-and-trade bills. Oh well, that won’t stop me from calling.

Let your Senators know that they need to grow a pair and preserve what’s left of our economy.

Manhattan liberals agree with…Glenn Beck?

June 22nd, 2009 at 11:55 pm by Nigel

“Oh my God…that’s not good!”:

Arizona suffering from unrelenting siege of GLOBAL WARMING!

June 22nd, 2009 at 11:04 am by Nigel

Al Gore (PBUH) told you!:

Meteorologists are reluctant to call a month “nice.” They have their data and their science and typically do not describe the weather in such subjective terms.

Except now, because the data prove it.

“It’s probably the best June since I’ve been here, and I’ve been here most of my life,” said the National Weather Service’s Valerie Meyers, who is in her late 40s. “It’s been really nice.”

Thursday, however, was the 14th consecutive day to stay below 100 degrees. That’s the longest stretch of its kind in any June since 1913.

The lower temperatures have allowed people to sleep with windows open and drive with their arms out vehicle windows. Evenings, too, have been spent chatting with neighbors while children or grandchildren play.

Sleeping with windows open? Chatting with neighbors? OH NO!

Yeah, he’s so “Presidential”

June 21st, 2009 at 12:41 am by Nigel

Finally, someone says (better than I can) what I’ve been thinking lately. From Greg Gutfeld:

Am I an old fart or am I right to be pissed that some jackass is skateboarding down the halls of the White House while all this Iranian shit is going down?

White House Skateboarding

Right now, people are risking their lives for the glimmer of freedom, and Tony Hawk is in the White House tweeting about Frosted Flakes.

Someone please dig up Reagan. I’d take a dead leader with balls over a living camp counselor who wants all the cool kids to like him.

Hey, we’ve finally found a President who can turn Washington D.C. into his own private amusement park for his friends and his family. Hell, North Korea is about to fire a rocket towards Hawaii, Iran is in total chaos, and the smuggling of $134 Billion in (maybe) counterfeit Treasury Bonds almost crashed our dollar.

So…let’s go out for ice cream!

Slublog (via Ace) has the classic p-shop that sums it all up:

APTOPIX Mideast Iran Election

As I was pondering Obama’s executive leadership skills, I was suddenly reminded of this guy.

Update… Courtesy of Jim Treacher:

It isn’t about the ice cream. People need to start realizing that Obama isn’t the President of the United States; the United States is the throne upon which Obama sits. “Let them eat soft-serve.”

P.S. In honor of Obama’s commanding leadership, Ben & Jerry’s has announced 6 delicious new flavors: Truncheon Crunch, Ayatollhouse Cookie Dough, Lemon Loin-Gird, Ineffectual Fudge, Let Them Eat Cake Batter, and Toffeetalitarianism.

Heh.

Your Saturday Morning Guffaw

June 20th, 2009 at 12:16 pm by Cranky

directorblueposter.

More here

Flood Buyouts: Is This What We’ve Come To?

June 18th, 2009 at 11:19 pm by TinyElvis

Following in the footsteps of hurricane Katrina victims, some residents of North Dakota are getting in line for a government hand-out.

Where’s our flood bailout?!

Good God people! I am sorry that you lost your home and I am sure it must be an absolutely horrible thing to go through. But why on Earth do you feel that the Federal Government should buy you out? Why on Earth would you WANT the Federal Government bail you out?

Can we divide the country up into idiots and non-idiots? That way, those of us who do not wish to associate with idiots can live in peace.

I’m speechless. I simply want to scream.

There Goes The Protein

June 18th, 2009 at 6:42 pm by Cranky

Dan Collins has left Protein Wisdom to set up his own shop, Piece of Work In Progress.

Now it can be said, Protein Wisdom is one of the most intelligent blogs I’ve read. However, something interesting happened over the years; Jeff’s armadillos, “meta” humor and Billy Jack pieces started to get old and I found myself more interested in Collins’ work.

Glad to see Dan out on his own makin’ a name for himself. Read it, bookmark it, live it.

All the best to Jeff too.

I Was Told There Would Be Green Women

June 17th, 2009 at 10:33 pm by Brian

Sometimes a name can be a self-fulfilling prophecy.

Ensign John Ensign reporting for duty

You had to see that coming.

Though he didn’t campaign for President sending his cancer-riddled wife out to flack for him, nor was he the sitting governor of New Jersey involved in some bizarre menage a trois, or the sitting governor of New York with a penchant for call girls, or….still.  He preached “standards” and we can’t have that.

When you see a smoker who tells you that smoking is bad – don’t believe ‘em, kids.

Compare and Contrast: Liberal Outrage Rorschach Edition

June 17th, 2009 at 8:12 pm by Brian

Lynch mobs are all the rage.  But don’t take my word for it.  This week featured some hanging judges that would have made Roy Bean look like Jim J. Bullock in a short-sleeved button up with a pink sweater tied around his waist.

It seems a staff secretary for a local politician did what most every bored secretary does at some point during the day – she forwarded an e-mail.  An admittedly tasteless one, but one that nevertheless is missing the intent to make this the national story it became.

She did not create the e-mail.  She did not create the picture in question.  It was not coordinated by a political campaign.  But, she worked for the state and worse (A Republican…ssssh!)  now the liberals have taken the noose that their Democrat grandaddies kept in the closet for their special nighttime barbecues and want to string them up an old lady in hopes of smearing her boss.

That’s politics in this day and age.  These bloggy little Johnny Ringos are playing for blood but if the standard is now sending out offensive e-mails we can hit 40% unemployment next week.

Wanna play for blood

Your lack of sensitivity offends me, lunger.

Wanna play for blood?

grandma-moses

Whaddja say, young man?

If the standard is sending out offensive or politically charged e-mails from state computers then we can solve our budget crisis this month with all the layoffs and it will be the Democrats who infest our government jobs that will bear the brunt of The People’s Budget Windfall.  Better yet, let’s expand this to state employees who are forced to work for the re-election campaigns of their bosses or face reprisal – On My Dime ™.

But let’s focus on the rorschach of these images for a second and who gets outraged by what.  Going back two years ago.

Example 1:

a.  Crazy Islamists start burning down embassies in Denmark over this cartoon being published in a newspaper.

Mohammed Danish Cartoon

b.  a local blogger published a crude stick figure of what can only be recognized as “Mohammed” because it has “Mohammed” written on it and holding a bomb.  A local alt-douche outlet plays up the story and confronts his employer to get him fired.

Mohammed_Blows

At the time they wrote this:

Hobbs’ stated point—that the media shouldn’t be intimidated into self-censorship by angry mobs of Muslims—is fairly non-controversial….but by deliberately desecrating Islam’s central figure—“the ‘Prophet Mohammed’ ” as Hobbs sneered, using quote marks for sardonic emphasis—he attacked an entire religion, not a group of fanatics who pervert the religion’s teachings. Then he drew him as a bearded stick figure holding a bomb and said he “blows.” It seems bearded Muslim terrorists are the new big-nosed, money-grubbing Jews. …Yep. But that’s Hobbs’ sophomoric, misguided brand of political humor.

c.  Speaking of “sophmoric, misguided political humor”, flash forward two years and this is today’s cover of that same alt-douche weekly.

Holy Shit

15% more edgy + 75% less content = Pete Kotz Publishing Gold

(I won’t mention the joint smoking Jesus cover)

So much for inflammatory images attacking an entire religion.

Example 2: (more…)

Do Iranians A Solid

June 17th, 2009 at 9:20 am by Preston Taylor Holmes

Yes, I know I’ve been AWOL, but I’ve still been tuned in. The goings on in Iran should have everyone’s full attention – well, that attention that you’re not using to try and fight The Obamessiah’s USSA socialist Utopia. Our president can’t be bothered to “meddle” in Iran (this is because he’s likely on the side of the little Hitler and shares his love for general election fraud), but Howie has some suggestions on how to help the Iranian protestors. The original site that carried this guide is down for the count, but more is at Mere Rhetoric.

The purpose of this guide is to help you participate constructively in the Iranian election protests through Twitter.

1. Do NOT publicise proxy IP’s over twitter, and especially not using the #iranelection hashtag. Security forces are monitoring this hashtag, and the moment they identify a proxy IP they will block it in Iran. If you are creating new proxies for the Iranian bloggers, DM them to @stopAhmadi or @iran09 and they will distributed them discretely to bloggers in Iran.

2. Hashtags, the only two legitimate hashtags being used by bloggers in Iran are #iranelection and #gr88, other hashtag ideas run the risk of diluting the conversation.

3. Keep you bull$hit filter up! Security forces are now setting up twitter accounts to spread disinformation by posing as Iranian protesters. Please don’t retweet impetuosly, try to confirm information with reliable sources before retweeting. The legitimate sources are not hard to find and follow.

4. Help cover the bloggers: change your twitter settings so that your location is TEHRAN and your time zone is GMT +3.30. Security forces are hunting for bloggers using location and timezone searches. If we all become ‘Iranians’ it becomes much harder to find them.

5. Don’t blow their cover! If you discover a genuine source, please don’t publicise their name or location on a website. These bloggers are in REAL danger. Spread the word discretely through your own networks but don’t signpost them to the security forces. People are dying there, for real, please keep that in mind…

As most of you already know, I’m a very lame Twitter user, but I’ve changed my timezone to Tehran and encourage others to at least do that. It may not have a big impact but muddying the waters for the little Hitler’s henchmen can’t hurt.

Buffet favorite Cara Ellison is all over the Iranian situation, as are many of the blogs on our blogroll, so tune in.

While I realize that Mousavi is not exactly a best friend to the U.S., he does represent a far more moderate islamic wing and has the support of the vast numbers of Iranian young people who are more open to Western ideas and freedom. Our Dear Leader may be on the side of the Mullahs, but we should use the power of information and whatever tools are available to help these protesters, who are literally being slaughtered for standing up against oppression. It’s a far cry from our tea party movement – though I’m sure Buurrrack, Rahm and Janet are taking copious notes.

This Is What a Maverick Looks Like

June 16th, 2009 at 10:40 am by Cranky

The GOP wants to seat a moderate in Florida’s Senate seat being vacated by Mel Martinez. To that end, they endorsed Charlie Crist at the expense of Marco Rubio. DeMint isn’t toeing the company line, to his great credit.

Crossing Republican leaders, U.S. Sen. James DeMint of South Carolina is the first sitting senator to endorse former House Speaker Marco Rubio over Gov. Charlie Crist for the Senate.

“He is exactly the kind of Senator Florida needs, and exactly the kind of leader our party is looking for: a conservative’s conservative with a record of success in a swing state, a self-made first generation American, a dynamic Republican spokesman in two languages, a young husband and father himself dealing with the same problems middle class families like his face every day,” DeMint writes in today’s FOX News Forum.

DeMint’s statement is here.

The RNC is expected to pull the same thing against Pat Toomey in the race for Specter’s Senate seat. Apparently, the RNC has no faith in conservatism whatsoever.

The Battle At Little Big Twitter or Bluster’s Last Stand

June 16th, 2009 at 10:00 am by Brian

Strong Weak words from a strong weak man:

“It is up to Iranians to make decisions about who Iran’s leaders will be,” President Obama said this afternoon, underlining “that we respect Iranian sovereignty.”

The president added, however, that he is “deeply troubled by the violence I have been seeing on television. I think that the, the democratic process, free speech, the ability for people to peacefully dissent, all those are universal values and need to be respected.”

And what if he doesn’t?  You’re going to do what exactly?

“I have always felt that, as odious as I feel some of President Ahmadinejad ‘s statements (are), as deep as the differences that exist between the United States and Iran on core  issues,  the use of tough hard headed diplomacy, diplomacy without illusions, is critical when it comes to pursuing a core set of national security interests,” the president said. “We will continue to pursue a tough direct dialogue between our two countries.”

Shorter:  Even if you steal your election in broad daylight you will face no sanction.  Admittedly, doing the same thing over and over again with no positive result is pretty hard headed.  We need some illusions though.   We need a big, honking Criss Angel-sized Mindfreak illusion to make it look like Obama’s diplomacy works.

Forget Iran sending weapons and operatives into Iraq to kill our troops and innocent Iraqi civilians.  Forget executing gays.  Holocaust denial is small potatoes by comparison.  The things he’s saying are not as bad as the things he’s doing.

But yea.  He’s said some “odious” things.

This is the exact situation I pointed out to one of our loyal opposition in the comments this weekend.

You can encourage those Democracy loving Iranians to protest and cause a ruckus but when the government starts gunning them down in the streets you are going to sit by and let them die.  You will not fund them.  You will not help them covertly or overtly.  And after the real instigators are rounded up there will be no more democratic revolutions for a generation.

He added that the United States had no observers watching the election so he could not comment on allegations of fraud. He noted that the Iranian government promised an investigation, and said he hoped it would be done fairly and without any further violence.

Battles aren’t won with Twitter accounts.  His response is that he hopes Ahmadinejad, who just stole the election, will run a government investigation done fairly and if found to be incorrect will just throw himself out of office.

I’d say he’s smoking crack mixed in with his Hope-ium if his love of powdered cocaine wasn’t so well documented.

But what are you going to do about it?  Approximately?  Dick.

Like encouraging the Kurds to rise up against Saddam Hussein, or the democracy activists at Tiananmen Square  in China or monks mowed down in Burma, if you encourage the weak to rise against the strong without assistance they will die.

Obama may say that no country is better than any other country and that we can’t have anyone being superior over another.  That we live in a Post-America world and that the End of American Exceptionalism is The Now but then again – he says a lot of odious things too.

Summer’s Here

June 15th, 2009 at 9:02 pm by Cranky

… and Toad Blogging is back!

Just get a look at these little buggers coming out of the woodwork!

toad062009

This guy lives near the front porch and dines nightly at the walkway light.

toad062009a

Though technically not a toad, froggie has made his summer home at my pond.

toad062009b

These toads appear every Thursday at the Philadelphia Suburban Station. Though kindly, I approached with caution and asked if they thought Obama was going to change it. To this fella’s credit, the cause for nonviolence applies to the new administration.

toad062009c

Not so much with this specimen who still believes Bush is in office.

A Top 10 List Just for Dave

June 14th, 2009 at 9:29 pm by Cranky

10. In protest of CBS, stopped trying to be funny in 1997, no one noticed.

9. After quintuple bypass surgery, discovered that he had no heart!

8. Misplaced humor bit “Big Ass Ham” found in his pants!

7. Still has violent stomach reaction to Doritos.

6. Used to play to college students, now prefers to play WITH them.

5. Got big laughs dropping watermelons from towers, now tries dropping bombs in his monologue.

4. Obama, Uma. Uma Obama! Ha ha ha ha, yeagh.

3. Primetime? Forget it CSI Topeka is on.

2. Lowest rated CBS show? Two words, Katie Couric!

1. Used to mentor Conan O’Brian, now gets schooled by him.

Jimmy Carter Opens Fire On Holocaust Museum

June 13th, 2009 at 3:46 pm by Brian

the-jimmeh-peanutstan-massacre

Because honestly, he could not endear himself any more to the so-called Palestinian people:

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter was honored by the Palestinian government Saturday and pledged to support the Palestinians’ campaign for independence to the end of his days.

In his acceptance speech, Carter urged the Palestinians to end their internal divisions and stop persecuting their rivals.

He was referring to the growing rift between the Islamic militant (read: terroristHamas group, which controls Gaza, and Western-backed Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, in charge of the West Bank.

“Uh-say, h’yere Brothers and (subhuman) sisters, stop all the fightin’!  Cain’t we-y’all get togeth-uh en hate on them Joooos in peace?”, implored Carter after his West Bank mid-day cooking show finished a week long segment on how Israelis cook the blood of Palestinian children into their Purim breads“Cooking with Carter” is the first HD program available in the region though there it is called being broadcast in “Arafativision”.

“I have been in love with the Palestinian people for many years,” he said Saturday, adding that this is a feeling shared by members of his family.

“I have two great-grandsons that are rapidly learning about the people here and the anguish and suffering and deprivation of human rights that you have experienced ever since 1948,” he said.

Aside from Carter’s deeply sexual feelings for our displaced Jordanian protagonists,  what happened in 1948?

Jimmeh’s two-state solution is using a little fuzzy math and coming up short.

Not content with the failure of his post-presidential legacy to end the Zionist hell on Earth, Carter aged 85, open fired later that day on a Jerusalem Holocaust museum before loading up on explosives and bicycling around in search of an Israeli checkpoint.

Quote one Israeli source who refused to remain nameless, “He kept getting his Sansabelt slacks caught in the chain of the bike and when he fell over he cupped his hands over his ears and made his “I’m about to go boom” face  – it was a dead give away.  Well, that and the Obama sticker on his crash helmet.”

The World’s Smallest Mariachi Band Is Playing Just For You

June 13th, 2009 at 2:39 pm by Brian

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The LATino Times publishes a most confusing story today.  Amid, double digit unemployment for US citizens, the ostensibly US-based news outlet is concerned about the least among us – the ones who stole your Social Security number and have been taking out credit cards in your name for two decades:

No immigration agents descended on Overhill Farms, a major food-processing plant in Vernon. No one was arrested or deported. There were no frantic scenes of desperate workers fleeing la migra through the gritty streets of the industrial suburb southeast of downtown Los Angeles.

For more than 200 Overhill workers, however, the effect was devastating: All lost steady jobs last month and now find themselves in a precarious employment market, without severance pay or medical insurance. It wasn’t a hot tip or an undercover informant that helped seal their fates, but a computer check of Social Security numbers.

Welcome to America, now you’re as equally worthless as the rest of us.  Ain’t equality a bitch?

Alternate title, “U.S. Economy In Worse Shape Since Depression; Illegal Aliens Hardest Hit”

Because when you have an ICE raid, people are terrified of our abusive, nazi, xenophobic policies but when you do it all nice and clean it’s just as bad!

“My Social Security number was good all these years, why is it suddenly no good now?” asked Eva Macias, a 19-year veteran of Overhill Farms. “We left our youth in that plant.”

Suddenly no good?   It was always no good.  It was suddenly discovered.

You left your youth in that plant???  You can’t just leave that kind of thing lying around.  Keep it in a locker.  Leave it in your car before you go in.

It probably would have been a lot better off in a sweat shop in Oaxaca.

One after another, the ex-workers lamented losing a steady job, even if it paid only $10 an hour, the average salary. All spoke of bleak prospects for finding alternative work in a shrinking economy.

Just wow.

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