Monday, November 28, 2011

The Fascist Left Is Alive And Well In Richmond, Virginia

Tea Party Alleges Double Standard by Occupy-Friendly Mayor in Virginia

Read the article.

I'm sure most who read my humble little blog have been following the events in Richmond, Virginia in which the local Tea Party affiliate is demanding a refund of the thousands of dollars it paid for a rally while the city has let an Occupy (insert city here) occupy the city's park for free.

The Tea Party group presented the city government with an itemized bill for reimbursement claiming a need for fairness.

Well, things have gotten ugly. Read the above article. The city is now auditing the Tea Party in what appears to be a very thinly disguised punishment.

It's good to be here in the Republik of Amerika.

Sunday, November 27, 2011

I miss you saying "Merry Christmas"

-Jesus Christ

Billboard along I-75 north of Flint, Michigan.

What do you think about this? Just curious.

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Is This Enough?

Jimmy Fallon Apologizes for Show's Controversial Musical Message to Michele Bachmann

Read the article

Michelle Bachmann appeared on the Jimmy Fallon show. While coming on stage, the house band played the music to the Fishbone song "Lyin' Ass Bitch".

Soon after the show Fallon tweeted in humor that the band leader is grounded. Bottom line, he thought calling a woman a bitch was funny.

Now, while NBC has been silent, Fallon has apologized - sort of.

"I'm honored that @MicheleBachmann was on our show yesterday and I'm so sorry about the intro mess. I really hope she comes back,"

I say sort of because, while he did apologize, he never actually said the actions of the band leader were wrong. We have not heard from the band leader. Finally, as I said above, NBC has not said anything about it.

This wasn't really an apology IMHO, it was a CYA move and nothing else.

This all leads to the inevitable questions. Would they have done this to Hillary Clinton? Or Michelle Obama? Or Nancy Pelosi?

Would NBC apologize if it had? Would the band leader still have his job?

The most important questions are these: Do you watch his show? and Why?

Conservatives bitch enough about the liberal slant of the media, the press, and Hollywood/television. What do you do about it?

Do you continue reading the liberal slanted papers? I dropped mine a couple of years ago.

Do you still watch the net news?

Do you still go to movies with people like Alec Baldwin and Susan Sarandon in them?

Yes, these businesses are slanted far to the left. They are businesses though. Stop buying their product, they will change it.

Thursday, November 17, 2011

Yet Another Case For Banning Tenure

Couple Bug Disabled Daughter, Record Teacher, Aide Bullying Her

We keep hearing public service employee unions rattling on and on about needing to protect public employees.

Read the above article.

Likely because of a combination of union protection and insane teacher tenure laws, this witch is able to continue terrorizing children as long as she participates in a class on how not to bully children you are entrusted to.

It seems at times that life cannot get any more bizarre.

We need to have tenure reform and find a way to end union protection of incompetent and even dangerous teachers.

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Is Solyndra This Generation's Watergate?

Read this article about some of the info coming out of the WH e-mails concerning Solyndra.

I think Obama's in deep doo on this and sinking.

The article lists several donors that got money for suspect companies.

We have a drug manufacturer headed by an Obama donor that got a grant.

Finally, it was revealed today (the above linked article touches on it) that Solyndra was asked to wait until November 3, 2010 to announce it was laying off employees. This was the day after the 2010 elections.

At some point this story is going to be too big for the far left fringe media to contain. Once Obama loses that protection, he may find it hard to keep afloat.

Monday, November 14, 2011

What Do You Think About This?

I want to be clear up front, I place the entire blame for the mess at Penn State at the feet of the coaches and administrators involved. They had an assistant coach who was using their locker room for a playpen with little boys and they covered it up.

I do have to wonder though, have college sports fans helped set the stage for this?

Not the sexual assaults, coach Sandusky owns that one in it's entirety.

I am talking about the cover-up and the apparent feeling among the coaches and administrators that it is okay, maybe even expected, to protect the program and it's revered head coach at all costs.

Think this is absurd?

For decades schools have let kids play for them for 3 - 4 years without making any real effort of working towards a degree.

It is unlikely there is a college in the country that doesn't let it's players hold no-work "jobs" for money.

For decades kids have had others do their school work for them and even sit in on tests.

Players physically and sexually assault their female acquaintances with impunity and continue playing.

It often seems drunk driving arrests are a rite of passage for a college football player.

Alcohol and drug related crimes are endemic.

For decades players have openly driven cars, lived in apartments, and had walking around money that a typical college kid, especially one from an impoverished inner-city family, doesn't have.

None of this is a deep dark secret. A school gets caught doing any of the above, there is the proper level of shock displayed, a tolerable penalty is applied by the NCAA, and everyone feels like we are cleaning up college sports. Then it happens again on another campus, maybe in another year, maybe that same season.

What happened at PSU is an aberration, it's horrific even for college sports. Look around you though.

-Reggie Bush from USC is rumored to have gotten over a half a million dollars while playing college football.

-It's a pay-to-play scandal a week at Ohio State

-The University of Miami. A booster has come out and claimed he has paid for prostitutes, bounty money for good hits, an abortion for a players girlfriend, on and on.

This is but a sampling of what is happening right now.

While Penn State's allegations are the most shocking and disgusting, the above list does put it into a little perspective.

Some of college football's problems are related to money. There is so much money available to programs that are successful.

A lot of it's problems though are directly traceable to it's fans.

One final thought. Fans rioted at PSU over the firing of Paterno. Fans were devastated and depressed when coach Jim Tressel stepped down from Ohio State. Pete Carroll ran off to the riches of the NFL. Have you heard of any protests yet over PSU's allowing the sexual assault of children? Anybody marching in the street of Miami to condemn the actions of the players? How about downtown Columbus Ohio?

Sunday, November 13, 2011

Quote Of The Week

But we've been a little bit lazy, I think, over the last couple of decades. We've kind of taken for granted -- well, people will want to come here and we aren't out there hungry, selling America and trying to attract new business into America

Barack Obama

Am I wrong. Isn't this kind of his job?

This comment was proceeded by this one

The way I think about it is this is a great, great country that had gotten a little soft, and we didn't have that same competitive edge we needed over the last couple of decades. We need to get back on track. But I still wouldn't trade our position with any country's on Earth. We still have the best universities and scientists and best workers in the world. We still have the most dynamic economic system in the world. We need to bring all those things together

Read them again and see the connection. There is a common phrase between them, in verbatim

over the last couple of decades

This isn't about stirring people to action. It's not a call to restore America to it's glory days. It's not even about America. Why would it be, he doesn't care about her?

It's about Barack Obama.

The exact phrasing is not an accident. It's just more of the, "these problems are not my fault, they are because of previous Presidents".

He can have his version. Me, I'll just look at his record.

Thursday, November 10, 2011

Some Things To Ponder On The Cain Allegations

I have been a little suspect of the accusations against Herman Cain from the beginning. There are just too many things that don't seem to add up.

I have not read Ann Coulter much in the last couple of years. I think there have been times when she gets a little too far out.

She makes some really good points here though.

David Axelrod's Pattern of Sexual Misbehavior

Read the post, it's worth the time.

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Joe Pa, What Are Your Thoughts?

I grew up with college football and have been following it closely for over 30 years.

I have always thought Joe Paterno, the head football coach for Penn State, was a good and honorable guy. He seemed to run a clean program.

This has all changed of course in the last few days. Along with the child sex abuse scandal going on there, we have been hearing that all may not have been well at Penn State. Stories have come out about a man who ran roughshod and ignored the wishes of college administrators. Whether this is true or not is not very relevant at this point, just mentioning it because it shows that everything is not always as it seems.

For those who have not followed the story closely, this is a good article on it.

Basically an ex-assistant coach ran a camp for boys and would bring them to the football facilities to meet players and coaches and use the workout equipment. The coach was sexually assaulting these young men, some as young as 10.

The coach has been charged with sexual assault of children and the Athletic Director and a VP of the college have been charged with covering up the abuse and lying to a grand jury. The cover-up charges stem from an instance of assault in the locker room in 2002. There are now allegations that 2 other instances occurred in 1998 in which college officials knew about and did not report.

Initially it appeared Paterno was simply guilty of a bad choice in his coach and friend.

Then it came out that he knew about the assault but continued his association with the coach for the last 9 years. The assistant coach was banned from bringing kids onto campus but was still a regular visitor there, being seen working out on the campus as recently as last week when the story began to break.

Now it seems Paterno may have been a part of the cover-up.

The story on the 2002 incident is that a graduate assistant heard sounds of possible sexual activity in a shower/bathroom (I have heard 2 different accounts) that the assistant coach was in alone with a 10 year old boy.

Paterno notified school officials, not the police, and the alleged cover-up began.

He now claims he did not know the extent of what had happened in the room with the child. Wouldn't you ask your friend about this? He apparently did not and not only continued his association and friendship with the assistant coach, he continued to let him visit the facilities - as long as he didn't bring children with him.

Now we have this

But Paterno -- who has not been accused of any criminal wrongdoing -- showed me all I need to know about him as a man when he waited a full day to relay a witness' account of rhythmic slapping noises emanating from a shower occupied by Sandusky and that poor 10-year-old boy.


The interesting thing here is this. At the top I told how rumors are coming out that Paterno did as he pleased on campus. Ran over the administrators. Now he is hiding behind them and saying he notified the administration of the abuse and is escaping legal jeopardy so far. Is this believable considering that it appears he ran things in the athletic department?

Also, a little irony. The very same administration he has supposedly spent the last decade or two running over are now convening a special panel to decide his fate. Maybe a little payback time?

So, what do you think about this? Is retirement enough? Should he be allowed to finish the season? What about criminal charges?

Politics As Usual

How many times have we seen this story in a Democratically controlled large city?

Car Of Philadelphia Mayoral Candidate Vandalized

Read the article

A candidate for the Republican ticket in the mayoral race has had her car vandalized, for the 10th time by her count.

This is the real kicker though:

Brown says her car has been vandalized at least 10 times. So far, no arrests have been made.

Sunday, November 6, 2011

Quote Of The Week

While I am not a fan of Rudy Giuliani as a presidential candidate, I like the man himself. This was especially true on and after 9/11.

This quote of his nailed it.

"Barack Obama owns the Occupy Wall Street movement, it would not have happened but for his class warfare."


Sometimes, one short simple sentence can say so much.

Barrack Obama does own this protest. He embraced it. He supports it. He owns it. I have said from the beginning that he would come to regret supporting these lazy, unwashed, communistic little bastards and I still stand by that.

The real kicker though was the second part of the sentence. Obama has set the stage for this with his class warfare.

His failure on the economy has been profound and destructive. He has no defense for his actions, and inactions, since taking office. What little accomplishments he and his fellow Democrats have had will be felt by the rest of us for decades to come. Health care reform that will destroy a system that has lead the world in innovation. Trillions of dollars in debt that our children will pass on to their children. Regulations to insure that American industry cannot add jobs to assist our children in paying down this debt. The list is endless.

In short, Obama cannot run on his record.

What is left? Demonize those that have prospered and become successful. In the twisted mind of a liberal, anyone who is wealthy must have cheated, stolen their wealth from society, and gotten where they are by climbing on the backs of those who work for them.

The absurdity of all of this is beyond belief. This is coming from a left that demands that society provide a living to people whose career paths have been to not get a college degree, do drugs, have or father children out of wedlock, drift in and out of the correctional system, drop out of high school, and spend their lives on their asses playing video games and watching TV.

When their not out protesting the evil transgressions of successful people that is.

Saturday, November 5, 2011

Ya Gotta Love This

ACORN Officials Scramble, Firing Workers and Shredding Documents, After Exposed as Players Behind Occupy Wall Street Protests

Read the article.

All we heard for 8 years under George Bush was how he ran the federal government as a tyrant. He ran the government in secrecy. He ignored and even punished all who dissented with him. He used propaganda to get his message out and build support for his evil doings. He had no respect for privacy, he wanted to see what books we were checking out from the library for God's sake (although I never heard of a single incidence of this).

The very people that were helping expose the evil Bush regime to the light of day are discussed in the above article. Read it and look at some of the things they are doing.

Thursday, November 3, 2011

Media Bias - Local Edition

Read this article:

Senate Democrats charge Republicans with creating a license to bully

There are three quotes from Democrats, none from Republicans. A full explanation of the Democrat's position, no rationale as to why the Republicans voted this way.

My suspicion? It is to protect the free rights speech of children. What is likely, reading between the lines of the story, is that the bill the Dems wanted would have made it a crime for a student to say publicly that he/she disagrees with the homosexual lifestyle. Maybe make illegal any comment about race, gender, class, country of origin, etc.

What the author of this news article is likely not saying is the Democrats were probably trying to push through another of their thought crime laws.

But we can only guess, reading this article.

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

What Do You Think About This?

Zombie Obama Image Provokes Outrage in Loudoun County

What do you think? Over the line? Would it be okay if it were Bush (to you, we know the media would be okay with it)?

What are your thoughts?