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Posted on 06/18/2012 1:22:48 AM PDT by Kaslin
Watching the protesters in Chicago, who are commonly referred to as the Occupy Wall Street crowd, I am inclined to believe that we need to reinstitute the military draft for both boys and girls. It would make them into men and women.
Hillary Clinton continues to get plaudits for her work as Secretary of State, and as a result she is viewed very favorably by the public. But could someone please tell me what she has accomplished other than appeasing the pseudo-intellectuals of Europe who hated that cowboy from Texas.
Rarely have I been as impressed with a religious leader as Cardinal Timothy Dolan. When the time comes, the other Cardinals should seriously consider him for Pope (unless, of course, theyve identified another equally awesome human being.)
Living in the political wasteland formerly known as the Golden State (California), I occasionally meet someone who has recently moved here who has no intention of seeking a career in the movie industry and I ask myself why? We have a dysfunctional government completely controlled by left-wing union bosses, a budget that has been hopelessly out of balance for over a decade, a lousy public school system, a high unemployment rate that is only worsened by the procession of employers leaving the state, soaring energy costs due to misguided green energy schemes, and the highest gas prices in the country. You have to wonder if these people have been in a cave. On the other hand, we have sunshine and no humidity.
President Obamas new economic plan is to hire more union workers. More construction union workers, more teachers and more local government employees with borrowed money. Those union workers will then contribute to the estimated $400 million the unions plan to spend on this falls election on your behalf. The question is Mr. President what is the plan for the 93% of us who are not members of unions?
I watched the movie Windfall recently. It was about a group of people in upstate New York who came face-to-face with the real-world folly of wind energy. These people were enamored by the idea until they actually started to live with it or more precisely, learned they couldnt live with it. This wasnt a documentary made by right-wing kooks, but it did show that even the Left cant defend the stupidity of destroying American landscape with bird-killing windmills.
It is fascinating to see the Left struggling to dig up dirt on Mitt Romney. First, they get fixated on the dog. Then they try to get us focused on something he supposedly did in high school fifty years ago. Next well get naughty tales of him looking up little girls dresses from an elementary school friend. Soon theyll be talking about how evil he is because he speaks French, or how he sexually harassed his nursery-school teacher.
Jay Carney is the most inept Presidential Press Secretary is my lifetime.
Never in my life have I seen a candidate, that I so badly want to lose, step into a giant hole as Elizabeth Warren has done with her ludicrous claims about being part Cherokee. And never in my life have I seen the same candidate so happy to continue bringing up a story that makes her look so horrible and deceitful. She just would not let it go until recently. And Scott Brown never has to say a thing. This is just too much fun.
To which country do you think we should continue giving foreign aid? Egypt, Pakistan or China? Or would you prefer Yemen?
Watching the terrific retrospective on Johnny Carson on PBS brought two thoughts to mind. First, if this show is so good, why do we have to underwrite it with tax dollars? Why cant it be supported by sponsors just like all the other shows on television? Second, its amazing how Johnny continually made jokes about politicians without ever taking sides. The man who most idolizes him, David Letterman, has allowed his show to disintegrate into a left-wing jokefest that isnt funny and alienates half his audience. Too bad Johnny isnt still here to slap him around; it might teach him what his job really is as a late night host. The Late Show is about as much fun to watch as The View. At least he still has a good house band.
Recently the new football coach of Ohio State, Urban Meyer, owned up to a major transgression of the NCAA rules. While visiting a high school coach before a game, he happened to come across one of the players, to whom he said Good Luck.
That is what happens when you let left-wing professors run a sports organization. You cant even be cordial to someone without breaking a rule.
Can someone explain to me what the big deal was about the trading loss that JP Morgan recently suffered? In the quarter in which they had the loss, they made $5 billion, and theyll earn about $20 billion this year. So whats the point of discussing the trading loss?
GM is apparently doing great, and Im being told by my left-wing friends that this is a validation of the Presidents policy. Even Republicans admit that theyre making money. Of course, wouldnt you make money if you had all your debt even secured debt! wiped out by the government, who then also allowed you to carry forward all your losses for tax purposes?
The big question is: when are we going to get back the $25 billion still owed plus interest?
Lost in the discussion about the many misstatements from President Obamas recent press conference was his answer to the question about security leaks. He said In my White House. I can never remember a President saying In my White House. In my administration or during my term of office is what Presidents have always said not In my White House. Mr. President that is OUR White House, you are just a renter and some of us want to terminate your lease this fall.
I have it on good authority that after Elizabeth Warren loses her U.S. Senate race she will be applying for a casino license.
Good Ones! ! ! !
These are all pretty good.
I despise David Letterman, I hated that guy from day 1, he is just a rude, unpleasant man.
But hubby agrees with this “At least he still has a good house band.” Hubby knows these things and he says Paul Schaeffer (sp?) is among the very best.
I watched Letterman on his first show. After about 5 minutes I had to change the channel and have not watched him since.
These are all very good.
I perked right up when he mentioned Cardinal Dolan. I’m not Catholic and typically don’t pay a whole lot of attention to rising persons in the Church..but I, too am very fond of Cardinal Dolan. He speaks up and speaks the truth; I’d love to see him become Pope one day. That gentleman is a breath of fresh air.
I stopped watching Letterman many years ago, after Rush Limbaugh appeared on the show. I was excited to hear Rush, he wasn’t seen on tV much. He was tickled to be on Letterman..and all Letterman did was insult him the entire time. I don’t think Rush’s feelings were hurt..but mine were for him. Letterman is a rude, disgusting pig. Haven’t watched him since the nineties, someone needs to get the hook.
Fun post... Thanks.
He sure is, and if he does it will be a great day for the US and especially New York City
It would make them into men and women.
If you want your child to take a shower with Dykes and Queers and to be indoctrinated into total Political Correctness, send them into today’s military. Who knows...Mary may come home with her “boyfriend” Jane or Robert just might want to marry Jim.
What a wonderful world.
“....all Letterman did was insult him the entire time.”
He treats all his guests that way.
I don’t know what Johnny Carson ever saw in the guy.
I mentioned this before here, but I think you’ll appreciate it. Hubby kind of likes Letterman, so sometimes we have him on. One night recently Don Rickles was on, and the shoe was on the other foot, he spent the entire time insulting Letterman. He kept telling some story from back in the day about Letterman having to carry the luggage.
I enjoyed that show very much.
Hillary’s two major accomplishments:
1 - She is no worse as SecState than Warren Christopher, Mad Maddy Albright, Colin Powell, Condoleezza Rice
2 - She is not Barack Obama
We continue to miss out on one of the real benefits of wind energy. Harvest the shredded poultry downstream for the starving victims of the Baraqqi Depression.
When Hillary Clinton decided to run for the Senate seat in New York, she appeared on Letterman’s show. Letterman gave her a quiz on obscure facts about New York State—she did well because they fed her the answers ahead of time. They were trying to help her get over the carpetbagger issue.
Macon, Georgia, has a street named in honor of Pius IX (Pio Nono)--not exactly where you would expect to find a street named for a pope. I think it has to do with his support for Jefferson Davis when he was imprisoned after the war.
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