Friday, April 29, 2011
Wednesday, April 27, 2011
Stay tuned for the Donald, crowing like the…posted by Bill Arnett @ 3:32 PM Permalink …Cock of the walk while running around like a chicken with its head cutoff.
For his next
Said the Donald, "The so-called birth certificate of Obama says he is African, not African-American, and it does not claim that he is black. And if he's not black that means he ripped off both Columbia and Harvard Universities by using affirmative action to obtain his education instead of dropping out of high school like most of the Blacks with whom I get along famously well. The Blacks love me."
An additional investigation commenced by the Donald's team of crack, highly paid detectives (or high detectives paid with crack; I can never keep that straight) is whether Obama is really a male impersonator from Thailand, more commonly know for its female impersonators, because, after all, the President has never publicly exposed his genitalia while the entire world knows what a dick the Donald is.
Stay tuned for these and other interesting developments.
Ciao, bella ámi.
Sunday, April 24, 2011
Friday, April 22, 2011
A good profile on Ron Paulposted by The Vidiot @ 12:47 PM Permalink Something to read that ISN'T related to Fukishima, though, I'm sure some folks in politics think his ideas are downright radioactive.
He is a constant in a changing world, an emissary from an older America. A self-styled constitutional purist, he has for forty years been a voice in the wilderness. But now he has sparked a movement that has put him at the center of the struggle over what kind of country we want to be. But is America ready for his radical vision?
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I'm so psychoposted by The Vidiot @ 9:31 AM Permalink Last night, Teen Vidiot wanted to walk outside, in the rain, to get a coke at the store. Now, I wasn't particularly freaked out because he has a cold and he'd get wet. Or that he had a ton of homework to do and hadn't even started it. (Well, both of those things did freak me out.) BUT, this time, I was more worried about him getting radioactive rain on him. He thinks I'm completely crazy for even thinking about it, let alone worry about it. And maybe I am. I dunno.
Thursday, April 21, 2011
The burden of light posting is not to be carried solely by you…posted by Bill Arnett @ 12:14 PM Permalink …and I know my postings have been very light lately – but I gots an excuse.
Somewhere here couple of months ago I mentioned that my Warrior Woman and I had been house-hunting and that, through sheer serendipity, the Army Girl next door had received orders for a permanent change of duty assignment which opened the nicest house in the neighborhood for sale.
We put in our application along with the 389,764 pages of supporting documentation and finally, finally the bank approved the deal just yesterday. Hooray!
This does not bode well for me making a substantial increase in posting as we try to put the final wrap around this house and make it ours.
Brand new central heating and a/c - this will be the first summer in more years than I can remember where I will be able to control the ambient temperature and thus not have to suffer the 'temperature swings' that cause me so very much additional pain.
I will be very busy the next couple or three weeks so my posting will again be light again, but this is the first house I've ever bought and everything else must be secondary to that for the time being.
Ciao, bella ámi.
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Saturday, April 16, 2011
I don't care if Sara Palin's baby is hers or her daughtersposted by The Vidiot @ 12:43 PM Permalink Seriously, it's silliness. However, one my mom's girlfriends thinks she might've figured it all out:
This is what I thought all along! Now I know why Donald Trump is trying to divert our attention by joining the Teabag Birthers to focus attention on Obama. He is, in fact, the father of Trig. This will eventually emerge as the truth, of course. He knocked up Bristol during a Republican retreat when Sarah and most of the gang were at bible study. Trump would have divorced Melania and married Bristol, but he found out the fetus had Downs Syndrome and of course he could never sire a retarded kid. Meanwhile, Sarah realized a kid with Downs Syndrome would be an incredible asset with the Right to Life supporters and she could also talk about her struggle in deciding not to have an abortion. The Donald wanted Bristol to fly to Paris for an abortion, but Sarah nixed that. Bristol was pissed off at Sarah so she deliberately had Levi put a bun in her oven. Anything else you'd like to know?
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Friday, April 15, 2011
I know, light posting, but there's a reasonposted by The Vidiot @ 12:39 PM Permalink I'm depressed as hell over the Japanese nuclear fallout.
Monday, April 11, 2011
So all that fuss in Egypt was kabuki theater.posted by The Vidiot @ 9:05 AM Permalink I mean, what the hell was THAT all about? Nothing has changed.
An Egyptian military court on Monday jailed a blogger for three years for criticising the armed forces, the country's rulers since president Hosni Mubarak's ouster in February, his lawyer told AFP.
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Friday, April 08, 2011
Does anyone still believe the teabagger-gop-ers are bargaining in good faith, or can we all agree they are liars?…posted by Bill Arnett @ 2:15 PM Permalink …As I noted in my last post we are looking at a last ditch, desperate attempt by the über-rich to finish rending the fabric of our society and destroy the constitutionally-based government of the United States.
Of course, as a matter for debate and to speak to the truth of the matter, the teabagger-gop-ers claim the mantle of responsibility to govern calls for them to disassemble government, eliminate every safety net Americans have painstakingly created, further siphon off every penny in our treasury with tax breaks for the rich, and complete the demoralization of normally optimistic Americans who have come to accept the to and fro of republican/democratic methods of governing but that are in no way ready for what is coming from the teabagger-gop-ers.
In recognition of the upcoming status of being a white minority, and so fearful of the consequences, these gasping, mouth-breathing, holier-than-thou rogues are attempting to consolidate their control by depriving the middle and lower classes of the ability to even feed their families, pay their bills, get or pay for medicines, shop for goods and services or, for many, the denial of a roof over their head, food in their bellies, and a warm, comfortable, safe place to sleep.
AND THE TEABAGGER-GOP-ERS DON'T CARE! WAKE UP, AMERICA!
Tuesday, April 05, 2011
First the Teabagger-gop-ers were funny. Then they became a danger to our country. I recognize now they are a dying party and why…posted by Bill Arnett @ 2:02 PM Permalink …and the death of such a mean-spirited, evil party should bring about rejoicing.
The funny thing about it is that nothing need be done by democratic leaders, wiser republicans, independent parties, green parties, or any other party except to acknowledge that when swept up in it's death throes any animal or teabagger-gop-er can be at its most dangerous. Here, to me, is why they are so desperate to enact as many draconian legislative bills as possible:
U.S. Population Projections: 2005–2050It recently dawned on me that the desperation of the teabagger-gop-er is caused by a sea change in the make-up of our population and that it is one of the reasons that the unreasonable side of the immigration nutsos would like to physically round up illegal aliens for deportation, and insure that their American-born children will be deemed 'anchor babies', no longer citizens by virtue of birth as dictated by our Constitution.
If current trends continue, the population of the United States will rise to 438 million in 2050, from 296 million in 2005, and 82% of the increase will be due to immigrants arriving from 2005 to 2050 and their U.S.-born descendants, according to new projections developed by the Pew Research Center.
Of the 117 million people added to the population during this period due to the effect of new immigration, 67 million will be the immigrants themselves and 50 million will be their U.S.-born children or grandchildren.
Among the other key population projections:
• Nearly one in five Americans (19%) will be an immigrant in 2050, compared with one in eight (12%) in 2005. By 2025, the immigrant, or foreign-born, share of the population will surpass the peak during the last great wave of immigration a century ago.
• The major role of immigration in national growth builds on the pattern of recent decades, during which immigrants and their U.S.-born children and grandchildren accounted for most population increase. Immigration’s importance increased as the average number of births to U.S.-born women dropped sharply before leveling off.
• The Latino population, already the nation’s largest minority group, will triple in size and will account for most of the nation’s population growth from 2005 through 2050. Hispanics will make up 29% of the U.S. population in 2050, compared with 14% in 2005.
• Births in the United States will play a growing role in Hispanic and Asian population growth; as a result, a smaller proportion of both groups will be foreign-born in 2050 than is the case now.
• The non-Hispanic white population will increase more slowly than other racial and ethnic groups; whites will become a minority (47%) by 2050.
• The nation’s elderly population will more than double in size from 2005 through 2050, as the baby-boom generation enters the traditional retirement years. The number of working-age Americans and children will grow more slowly than the elderly population, and will shrink as a share of the total population.
Since it is, literally, only a matter of time before the numbers of old, rich, white men become a smaller and smaller segment of society, they will lose their ability to remain in power as the Latino and Black segments grow in such numbers that it will be virtually impossible for a politician who does not directly advocate policies supported by these new majorities to get elected to office.
The days of the 'good ole boy' back-office brokered power deals will come to an end. Lobbyists, should they wish to survive, will have to start buying politicians and putting them to work for the new constituent voting blocks made up by the changing face of America.
Which speaks to why there is all this hysteria in the teabagger-gop-er parties. I guess they feel that if America doesn't revert to the Dark Ages now it will soon be too late, their influence gone, their money buying them far fewer politicians, and the ability to get any of their desperate, evil legislation passed will expire.
I'm sure the new brothers and sisters of color will love America as much as any other citizens and I welcome them; their love of America will eventually smash the hatred of today and return us to being a kinder, gentler society.
So enjoy the show, watch those death throes, prevent the teabagger-gop-ers from doing as much damage as they can, and hope that the winds of time bring us back our former freedoms, expand on the freedoms we have, and bring back the ideas that made America great; the sweet smell of liberty.
Ciao, bella ámi.