Friday, April 30, 2010

Shakira And Linda Ronstadt Speak Out Against Arizona Immigration Law

Celebs Speak Out Against Arizona Law
Colombian-born Grammy winner Shakira met with police and officials in Phoenix. She said the law infringes on human and civil rights, and goes "against all human dignity."

Tucson native Linda Rondstadt said at a news conference that "Mexican-Americans are not going to take this lying down."

First, why are police officials in Phoenix taking the time to meet with a master crime fighter like Shakira? To gain her expertise? Maybe officials should look to the dignity of their citizens that need their help.

Now we find that Mexican Americans aren't going to be lying down any time soon from a different drum.

Yes, and I ain't saying you ain't pretty
All I'm saying is I'm not ready
For any person place or thing
To try and pull the reins in on me

Maybe they can get Sean Penn to travel with them to Mexico City to form a boycott or something. Or they could just sing.

A Primer On Respect For Constituents By Politicians

Last night, I attended an event in my district, and ran into a voter who lives in District 7. This person was a total asshole. Really, truly, a fantastically foul, very visible, demonstrative, to the point of other people noticing, asshole. In fact, let’s call him Mr. Asshole.

I feel the love, the respect and the trust in voters written into the above statement. Living in a Republic does allow one to see how sausage is made, but just like with elections, one shouldn't observe the process just before dining. It might cause a lack of appetite. Of course, one could just sit and hope for a dinner of observation and snappy repartee, eh?

How Stupid And Useless Is The United Nations?

So much so that it is impossible to measure. The UN is actually harmful to the planet and its inhabitants.

Without fanfare, the United Nations this week elected Iran to its Commission on the Status of Women, handing a four-year seat on the influential human rights body to a theocratic state in which stoning is enshrined in law and lashings are required for women judged "immodest."

An indication of just how bad the UN is might be their decision to award to James Earl Carter (D-Prez-Worst) its first Human Rights Prize. Another indicator might be any place in Africa that the UN stepped in to help. Oh, just pick any decision they've made. The UN is a carnival of corruptocrats.

Thursday, April 29, 2010

Biggest DUH! Of The Day

Illegals plan to leave AZ over law...

BONUS: Moron of the Day:
Mack (R) compares Ariz. law to Nazi Germany
"This law of 'frontier justice' – where law enforcement officials are required to stop anyone based on 'reasonable suspicion' that they may be in the country illegally – is reminiscent of a time during World War II when the Gestapo in Germany stopped people on the street and asked for their papers without probable cause," Mack said in a statement.
Nice, Connie. Our frontier is Nazi Germany?Our law enforcers are like the Gestapo? Unfortunately Connie, your statement that law enforcers are "required to stop anyone based on 'reasonable suspicion' that they may be in the country illegally" is false. Read the legislation before you employ your mouth.

Obama TV Series Needs Pat Boone

What with all those mean Republicans I think Pat could best relay the inner most thoughts going through Obama's (Rahm's) head.

I give you the series theme song.

Obama TV Coming Soon

So Who’s Going To Play Candidate Obama?
Open wants to get it on air within the next 12 to 18 months. Shaps tells me that what appealed to him about Woolfe’s book is that it is a multi-layered portrait of Obama, not a simplistic hero worship. “The questions that have since emerged about what he’s going to do with the Presidency were, to some extent, already there during the campaign,” Shaps says. “We will get to the root of what Obama wants to do with America.”

Who? I suggest Pat Boone.

Competency As An Art

After all, he is only the President of the United States of America.

Flea infestation shuts down Ohio 'health' department...


Sooner Or Later He Will Be Crucified

Crist to Run as Independent in FL Sen Race

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Using Illegal Aliens As A Political Prop II

Arizona passed a law to crack down on illegal immigrants that are flooding their borders, killing their citizens and draining their public and private coffers. Was it a good bill? I think so, but many conservatives disagree because they say conservatives will be portrayed as racists which fits the current liberal meme of any disagreement with Obama is rooted in racism. It's false, they know it, but hey, why let a crisis go to waste, eh? Besides, the left wants to win and they don't give a whit how they win.

This time around conservatives should force the debate. Arizona did us a favor by doing just that, forcing the debate, but now we need to base the debate in the law, economics and fairness. Yeah, I know fairness for hard working Americans is out of fashion, but isn't it time we bring it back?

The Anchoress has a good set of points and suggestions which I recommend to you:

Dems Replay May 2006 Tactic
Don’t kid yourselves. They were going to do this whether Arizona passed a law or not.

The Dems and the left are replaying what they did in May of 2006: organizing nationwide marches with preprinted signs (courtesy, I am sure, of A.N.S.W.E.R.) and they’re going to pull the same street theater that got the right into an screaming “send them all back, right now!” uproar in 2006, which the media and dems capitalized on, to the detriment of the right.

The left went on to win that election, and since then have you seen these “uprisings” every May 1 or May 5? Since then, in fact, has much been said or done on immigration?


Read the rest HERE.
This time conservatives must to face the usual crap storm head on and not back down, but drive the issue based on law and logic until even the main stream media gets it. Yep, we need to use a KISS on the media because if we don't Keep It Simple Stupid enough, the media might not get it. Even if they do get it, they'll probably cower in a self doubt that would lead them to think that they may be wrong, but good lessons need to be applied often.
Wanting our government and illegal aliens to abide by the law is not racist. That Democrats will use this issue to gain more votes and power is racist.

Ohio Carnival

Meet The Enemy: Happy Meals And Arizona

As California sinks lower into self delusion hoping that America soon will bail them out, Silicon Valley has met a new and fearsome enemy, the Happy Meal.

Enemy number one; toys in meals for children.

As California drags the nation down and refuses to address the foolish mess they have made of themselves, they continue to ignore what has put them in their position. Themselves.

Codifying their lack of trust of local parenting skills and punishing children appears to not be enough to assuage their moral indignation, Californians now need to put their lesser brethren in Arizona in place. Being superior is such wearisome work.

San Fran Mayor issues moratorium on official travel to Arizona...

Los Angeles city council members push for boycott...

California's top lawmaker: Cut off all ties with AZ...
With the likes of San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom (who said that the Arizona law is unacceptable to him), LA Councilman Ed Reyes (who wants to punish Arizona) and California Senate President Darrell Steinberg (who says that Arizona's immigration law "is as unconscionable as it is unconstitutional") all attempting to extort behavior change from Arizona, maybe California should first look to cleaning up their own house before lecturing other states. This is just one reason California has become a joke.
Happy Meals indeed. If California ran a McDonalds, it would now be an empty and bankrupt store filled with the homeless and illegal aliens all waiting to have food delivered to them. By the state.

Fire Exit(s)

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Vacation In Arizona (Legally) Just To Hack Off Liberals

No matter how many times I see the Grand Canyon I am still in awe. I'm going back. Not down the face walls nor the Cathedral Stairs. Maybe just the bar at that fancy hotel El Tovar.

Maybe I'll go see the first really big telescope I got to look through, when it was still at Perkins Observatory in Delaware, Ohio, at Lowell Observatory. They have a pet named Pluto.

A favorite church of mine is Mission San Xavier del Bac, an architectural wonder built and decorated by native Indians for the founding missionaries. At the opposite end of that spectrum is Taliesin West built by Frank Loyld Wright who scammed non-paid students and admirers into doing his labor. Where Taliesin West has bad bones, San Xavier del Bac has the bones of saints.

The art galleries in Scottsdale are absolutely incredible. They broke my bank. Another good site is Yuma Crossing where they have a trading post, archealogical digs and, oh my, the old Arizona Territorial Prison.

Breathing While Undocumented

Maybe they can reopen it.

You like castles? This one is a got to see, Montezuma Castle. Condos? White House, not the one in DC, has some seriously old condos, yeah, with a view. In fact, a really incredible view. Like ball court sports? One word, Snaketown.

Last stop would be the Sierra Bonita Ranch. Any ranch owned by a Hooker can't be all bad.

Arizona is fun. From the cold areas of the Grand Canyon and Flastaff all the way down to the furnace called southern Arizona.

With ObamaCare coming to a soon empty medical facility near you,you might be thinking about great dental care. It's right across the border in Nogales, Sonora, Mexico. Be sure to have your ID and necessary papers on you (and ready to present to authorities at any time) during your stay. Mexicans are funny about the legality of its visitors and immigrants.

In Mexico, illegal is illegal and if you're illegal, you're going to jail until they can transport your butt back across the border. From my experience, the jail time is necessary so one can arrange for a large sum of money to be wired to Mexican authorities to cover fines, incidentals and their hurt national pride that anyone would be in their country illegally. They're so hurt by that prospect that the army, regional authorities, immigration control and all police work in concert to enforce mexico's strict immigration laws.

Ley General De Población
Capítulo III Inmigración


“The authorities who, by virtue of law, exercise a mandate for public enforcement [the police] at federal, local or municipal level, shall provide cooperation to immigration authorities when said immigration authorities request it, to comply with the provisions of this law [the General Law of Population].”

Bonus,  Arizona's water is gold. AU H2O.

SEIU Thug Openly Threatens California Legislature

Meet Lisa Brown of the SEIU. She is the face of today's union.

Bribery, blackmail and threats. I hope the voter will toss out SEIU supported politicians along with the SEIU. They both are the enemy of good governance.

The Beholden State

How public-sector unions broke California
The video has become a sensation among California taxpayer groups for its vivid depiction of the audacious power that public-sector unions wield in their state. The unions’ political triumphs have molded a California in which government workers thrive at the expense of a struggling private sector. The state’s public school teachers are the highest-paid in the nation. Its prison guards can easily earn six-figure salaries. State workers routinely retire at 55 with pensions higher than their base pay for most of their working life.

Unions: Killing prosperity everywhere.

Monday, April 26, 2010

Rain. Again. Ohio.

Post Racial America? Nope. Not If Obama Can Help It.

Obama pits blacks versus whites, Latinos versus legals, young versus old and women versus men so he can get Democrats elected to support his great policies. The policies that the majority of Americans don't want, but that Congress gave Obama as a love offering to the great god of government. That is their religion. Government over all. Governance by division. Division by quota. Quota by Obama.

SEIU 'Where Is The Cash, We Need It Fast'

Come on, pony up. Pony up more. Pony up even more. You've got to save the bureaucracy!

Ever wonder why liberals want to make government bureaucracies even larger while fewer and fewer citizens pay taxes? It's called their base.

Sunday, April 25, 2010

Death Panels, Just Normal Govt Incompetence Or Bureaucratic Snittiness?

Welcome to Obama's new world of bureaucrats deciding your health.

Cancer survivor barred from NHS treatment for paying private doctor to ease her spinal pain

Will Dr. Kevorkian be the new health czar?

Music Passion

Big Jay McNeely playing on his back, Los Angeles, 1951 - Bob Willoughby

Chris Dodd Produces? What?

Chris Dodd is on MTP with Richard Shelby talking about Wall Street reform. Shelby stated that Wall Street has to stop their casino mentality because that is gambling. Hah! Huh? Rich shouldn't think out loud. It is embarrassing.

Dodd says that Wall Street makes nothing and produces nothing. Huh? Oh, kinda like you Chris.

Of course, Wall Street does make something. In fact it makes and produces a most valuable commodity. Money. If Chris is unaware of the concept of actually making money, all he has to do is look at his contributor list. It is filled with Wall Street money. Over $6 million.

Coronation of Gasparilla King XLI Jack Smith and Queen Gay Dantzler : Tampa, Fla.


Saturday, April 24, 2010

Favorite Documentary Photograph

Because there is a complete documentary in this photograph of Sophia Loren and Jane Mansfield.

"I Can See November From My Window"

We Will Remember from Republican Governors Association on Vimeo.

Friday, April 23, 2010

Thank You GM! All TARP Funds Paid With TARP Funds Early!

Hey, but they paid early!!!

Grassley Slams GM, Administration Over Loans Repaid With Bailout Money
"The bottom line seems to be that the TARP loans were 'repaid' with other TARP funds in a Treasury escrow account. The TARP loans were not repaid from money GM is earning selling cars, as GM and the administration have claimed in their speeches, press releases and television commercials."

Hey Mom, if you loan me even more money, I'll pay you back what I borrowed before. Then we'll be even, right?

Evening Puppy Play: Romping With Bentley

Filibustering Is As American As Apple Pie Which Is Why Democrats Hate It Still

LBJ’s lesson for Obama

The Democrat Party, where those being played are made to feel like players in the oligarchy. Then as in today. Still. It must get tiresome when one can't hold a filibuster nor break one.

When Women Design Men's Bathrooms

From an email. I can hear the howls if men did a similar theme in a women's bathroom.

Edge Designs is an all-women run company that designs interior office space. They had a recent opportunity to do an office project in NYC.

The client allowed the women of this company a free hand in all design aspects. The client was a company that was also run by all women execs.............

Thursday, April 22, 2010


Hey G-Man, You And Obama Want My Bacon? From Cold Dead Fingers Pal.

The next Obamacare target: Your bacon sandwich

Okay, you've had your fun with ObamaCare. You had your trained monkeys bite, scratch and cajole Congress to get it passed. Now you go too far.

You've done enough. Have you no sense of decency, sir, at long last? Have you left no sense of decency?

The Hell with Waterloo, this will be your Yorktown! You can have my bacon when you pry it from my cold, dead fingers

I'll have mine Applewood smoked, a side of grits slathered in butter (and salt) and two eggs over easy with rye toast and honey butter. Oh, and coffee, make it high test, with extra half and half and double sugar. Honey, before you go, add two Jimmy Dean's for good luck. Yeah, patties. Thanks a bunch.

GM Pays Off TARP Debt + Interest 5 Years Early! Really? Ah, Not Quite...

There's those other tens of billions. You know the billions that GM got that the federal government said was repaid by getting 60% of GM? And the government's best buddies, the unions, into management.

General Motors Still Owes You

GM is still Government Motors. They still owe us. We, the taxpayer, footed the bill. Bush was wrong to start this and Obama was and is wrong to have made the government an owner.

GM has not repaid the loans. Let alone ahead of schedule.

Uh-Oh: AP Agrees That Obama Is Lying About Taxes

The AP has jumped ship by telling the truth. Who does that leave, outside of the DNC's NYT, that still buys the bilge on Obama and taxes? Matt Lauer and Nora O'Donnell?

Millions face tax increases under Dems budget plan

Oh, I forgot Geraldo Rivera. Don't know how I could. Maybe it was on purpose.

Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Tea Party People Are Poopy

Dare I say it? Yes. Bertha Lewis is full of crap. But yes, she is right in that the Tea Party movement is moving crap out of Washington, DC.

Fmr ACORN head calls Tea Parties "bowel movement" and claims "they're coming after you"
Any of these groups that says, "I'm young, I'm Democratic, and I'm a socialist," is okay with me. You know that's no light thing to do -- to actually say, I'm a socialist. You've got to know, actually, we are living in a time that's going to dwarf the McCarthy era. We are living in a time that'll dwarf the internment era of internment during World War II. We are right now in a time that is going to dwarf the era of Jim Crow and segregation.

They are coming and they are coming after you, and they are going to be brutal and oppressive. They've already shown it. ... This is not rhetoric or hyperbole -- this is real. ... This tea party so-called movement -- a bowel-movement in my estimation -- and this blatant uncovering and ripping off the mask of racism...
Even more ironic is the explicit Democrat support given to the causes she lists. Liberal icon Bobby Kennedy played no small part in Joe McCarthy's efforts to investigate Communist infiltration in the U.S. government. Internment of the Japanese came under the original New Deal Democrat president Franklin Roosevelt. The era of Jim Crow laws was governed by southern Democrats like Alabama governor George Wallace and Mississippi senator Jim Eastland.

Men Are Two-Timers. Always Have Been!

Early humans may have bred with other species – twice

Human evolution is looking more tangled than ever. A new genetic study of nearly two thousand people from around the world suggests that some of our ancestors bred with other species of humans, such as Neanderthals, at least twice.

The possibility of this happening again is pretty good. I almost dated one in college. Almost being the operative word. Don't know what she thought of me.

Iceland's Eyjafjallajokull volcano

The first of 3 photos by Olivier Vandeginste, taken 10 km east of Hvolsvollur at a distance 25 km from the Eyjafjallajokull craters on April 18th, 2010. Lightning and motion-blurred ash appear in this 15-second exposure. (© Olivier Vandeginste) #

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

He's A Big Dumb Animal, Isn't He Folks

Rambling Ted has some trouble saying what he means and meaning what he says. It appears that what Ted is speaking of is his outstanding job running Ohio as in, yes, we lost jobs, but yes, we got some, but really, we did lose jobs. Maybe. I think.

Logic and reason scream for a Gov. Kasich. Me too.

Need Your Help To Find Tiffany Tehan

Please post this on your site to spread the news.

Your Help Needed

People in the Greater Dayton area are paying a growing level of attention to this story.

Tiffany Tehan of Xenia went missing after visiting an area shopping complex. Search and, of course, prayer efforts continue on her behalf.

Here is a link to a site with more details. Please spread the word.

Help Find Tiffany

Here is a link to a story from The Springfield News-Sun, indicating newer details about a person of interest in the case.

Tell the Kennedys to Privately Fund Ted Kennedy Shrine

Yep, they're wanting more of our money for what they want. Join here:

Tell the Kennedys to Privately Fund Ted Kennedy Shrine

More info from the Lone Republican in Massachusetts.

Monday, April 19, 2010

Betrayal Again: Poland Mourned As Obama Played


In a show of solidarity with the brave Poles who defied first the communist leadership of the USSR and then authoritarian Russia under Putin and then Putin Medvevev, President Obama decided to play golf as a diplomatic gesture to those mourning the national tradgedy of the loss of their president and much of his cabinet.

The Polish president was on his way to a memorial of the Katyn Forest massacre. Over 22,000 Polish doctors, lawyers, military, police and educators were systematically murdered by communist Russia during WWII. With the help of FDR, the Soviet Union attempted to blame Germany for the slaughter.

Putin made the effort to attend the funeral. Obama played golf.

Obama skips Polish funeral, heads to golf course
Churches across the United States on Sunday offered prayers for the late Polish leader. Parishioners at St. Stanislaus Basilica in Chicopee, Mass., held a remembrance ceremony for Mr. Kaczynski.

About 100 Polish-Americans gathered at the Polish and Slavic Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. They sat in silence as they watched the live coverage of the state funeral in Krakow. Upstate, in Buffalo, dozens gathered at the same time in solidarity for a memorial Mass at Corpus Christi Church.

Mr. Obama has not traveled to the Polish Embassy in Washington since the accident, but Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. both have visited the Polish Embassy in Washington since the accident and signed a condolence book.

If Obama's ability in diplomacy with our allies is the judge, maybe Obama should stick to Putt-Putt.
Previous Obama actions concerning Poland:
'Betrayal' Of Poland By Obama
Obama Betrays Poland On 70th Anniversary Of Soviet Invasion

Sunday, April 18, 2010

Chris Matthews' Tingles Turn To Spasms

It is always fun to watch Chris Matthews. Not informative, but fun. As in funny.

This morning's show was especially funny as Joe Klein, Nora O'Donnell, Kathleen Parker and John Heilmann all stepped on each other to stigmatize Republicans and conservatives as nutty fringe haters willingly fomenting violence and government take over.

Joe, fondly remembering his anti-war protest days, even had a napkin with his notes on the meaning of sedition. Yep, we're all seditious.

Nora batted her eyes and restated firmly that she had, first hand, seen something and whatever it was, well, it was wrong.

Kathleen just looked sad. Weary work, reporting on those probably nice people in the Tea Party movement, but just like the Republicans, they have to divest themselves of the nutty fringe.

John, well, he probably spewed more spittle than Rep. Cleaver claimed hit him. Through his shower of indignation he did manage to bring up Waco, Ruby Ridge and all the other indicators of the current demise of the Republic, by the nutty fringe, including the Tea Party and all because our president is an African American. Did he mention that he is our first African American president? Yes, he is our first African American president and the extreme right, especially the surge of militias, hate the "change" in America, as witnessed by the election of our first African American president.

How new and un-American to have extremists on the right scream, "take our country back!" through their hatred of our first African American president. How ugly it has become that these extremists, nervous over the color change of our leadership (did you know he is our first African American president?), calling for more true representation by our representatives. (Please refer back to Joe's, he actually looked it up and took notes on his napkin in the Green Room, definition of sedition.)

As I watched I wondered how myopic these people are. Even as Joe fondly remembered his anti-war protest days, he spoke of the danger of the current protesters. That would be right wing protesters, not those lovable flower children that burned the ROTC building on my college campus as part of the protest movement that Joe fondly remembers.

I never heard any of the panel mention the eco terrorists that purposely maim loggers, the anarchists that mindlessly destroy property as they riot over perceived wrongs wrought upon them by the ruling government and I never heard from the panel about the infiltrators that attempted make Tea Party members appear, thus support Matthews gang thesis, as extreme right wing nuts.

Nora did look cute as she sat there. She was probably was going over her notes in her head that there was something out there that was wrong about these people. She knew it when she saw it, if only she could remember what it was. Maybe it was a black man who should've felt uncomfortable being a Tea Party member. I mean, shouldn't he have?

Chris just urged them on as he spoke of Republicans urging on the hatred. He got so excited he kept stepping on the panel's best lines. Those tingles turned to spasms as he realized that he, Chris Matthews, had uncovered the new American tradgedy, hatred on the right!
What a schmuck. But an entertaining schmuck.

Friday, April 16, 2010

25 SEIU Protesters Arrested At OSU: "We're just trying to get some publicity, that's all."

About 25 protesters arrested after demonstration at Ohio State
A crowd of more than 100 protestors faced off against about 50 police officers yesterday afternoon at Ohio State University in an attempt to bring public awareness to the conditions of Sodexo food-workers at university sporting events.

A majority of OSU's food service stands at athletics events are staffed by volunteers, but Sodexo employs about 30 full-time workers and 100 seasonal employees, university spokesman Jim Lynch said in an e-mail.

It is nice that the union negotiated with the police so they wouldn't get charged with more serious crimes. It was also nice they could stand around and joke with the arresting police officers while handcuffed. That alone shows a real respect for the law.

It goes without saying that it was very nice that the SEIU members didn't find an old person to beat up and then run away before being arrested.

Maybe someone could just offer them a nice cup of tea the next time they want to disrupt and disobey for some cheap publicity.

Ohio's Slo-Mo Choo Choo Just Like ObamaCare, Nobody Wants It

Jay Hottinger is a good representative. Our leftist brothers from Xenex want Rep. Hottinger to vote for Strickland's choo choo that, one day, might actually be able to compete with a tike on a trike betweem Cleveland and Cincinnati. Maybe. Definately there are many more convenient, faster and less costly ways of travel than Teddy's choo choo.

State taking risk by asking for rail study
Gov. Ted Strickland's administration will risk political defeat next week when it asks skeptical lawmakers to approve a $25 million study of passenger rail service linking Ohio's major cities, the state transportation director said yesterday.

On Wednesday, Rep. Jay Hottinger, a Newark Republican who sits on the Controlling Board, urged in a letter to Jolene Molitoris, the state transportation director, to hold off on the study. Moving forward now with a party-line vote would "poison the well for future discussion" and endanger the possibility of five votes for future expenditures, Hottinger wrote.

We, the voter, would ask our representatives to vote against this study, the train and any idea of the state taking on the cost, the responsibilties and further invasion into private commerce.

Strickland's train is a losing idea that is costly and will not meet the estimates of ridership because the train cannot rise to the expectations of a government that first praises what it wants and then condemns others when it fails.
Keep up the good work Jay. Stop the spending. Stop the taxing. Stop the government from getting any fatter off our dime.

Willie Dixon: There's Good And There's Great And Then There's Willie

"The blues are the roots and the other musics are the fruits." Willie Dixon.

Two sides of the man.

Provocateur Jason Levin Living On Crash The Tea Party T-Shirts While On Suspension From Middle School

I presume the T-shirts will display imagery and slogans stating that Obama was not born in the US, but on Xenex or that Obama is Hitler.

I still am wondering why Levin was Twittering porno vids at 9:04 AM on a school day.

Levin will get a ton of support from the left who supports his 1st Amendment rights, but not those same rights for those that think he is an dishonest and slanderous provocateur.

I won't be buying one of his T-shirts.

Teacher Who Sought to 'Demolish' Tea Party Placed on Leave From School

"You would think they'd be saying thank you"

For what? Your governance? Most certainly not for your economic and tax plan. In and of itself your tax plan shows a vision incompatible with that of America.

Obama makes light of anti-tax protests
President Barack Obama said Thursday he's amused by the anti-tax tea party protests that have been taking place around Tax Day.

It is through smoke and mirrors that Obama and his trolls on the innertoobs can make statements about how our taxes have been cut. While that is not true, they have not been cut, it isn't the point. The point is that Obama is growing government at an unsustainable rate and our economy and form of government is being ruined.

His arrogance seems to grow as he sees his unpopular legislation pass both houses of Congress.

Thursday, April 15, 2010

Tax Day Should Be Election Day

What if each and every voter needed to show proof that they had gone through the tax process to vote in general elections.

To vote, voters would have to show their tax filing documents to cast a ballot.

Might make a better voter.

The day of paying of taxes should be co-joined with election day.

Recap: File you taxes and then go vote.

Next we can discuss with holding of taxes versus paying taxes in a lump sum. Knowing is important.

The Progressive's Racist Roots

The height of the Progressive movement, 18902 - 1920s, was a racist movement that wanted government to be all things except for blacks, asians and other none-whites in America as exhibited by Samuel Gompers, president and socialist of the AFL, statement that Philipinos were a "semi-savage population."

The Progressive movement was an idealized world built for whites and excluded non-whites as part of their plan. Jim Crow laws, segregation and lynching were taught in universities, hand-in-hand with courses of study that attacked capitalism, as the answer to "scientific studies", including eugenics, that showed non-whites to be inferior.

Progressive President Woodrow Wilson was proud to be quoted in D. W. Griffith's The Birth of a Nation, in fact so proud that he had a private presidential showing of The Birth of a Nation in the White House. The film, and Wilson's support, reinvigorated a waning KKK into a national force (Indiana was home to the largest Klan) and many quoted Wilson when expressing the need of progressive policies to stop, not just the south, but the nation from being, “ruled by an ignorant and inferior race.”

One of the pinnacles of Progressive racism was Plessy v. Ferguson (1896), segregation in public accommodations so long as “separate but equal” facilities were given to non-whites, heralding laws throughout the country passed by Progressive legislatures that segregated blacks in every way possible from buses to beaches, train depots to drinking fountains. Benjamin “Pitchfork” Tillman, a leading Southern Progressive stated that, “When you educate a negro, you educate a candidate for the penitentiary or spoil a good field hand.”

If you think that the Progressives are just a bunch of misinformed Democrats who hate individual liberty, think again.

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Wussy Waxman Wussies Out: The Jerk Passes Because He Is Embarressed

Waxman Cancels Health Hearing With AT&T, Deere CEOs

Yeah, the loser waxes because finallly he is being shown for the liar he is. Henry, the bully, finally faces the truth and finds it is too much, even for him.
Waxman is an embarressment. He has been a worthless bully for years.
Of course, his digs are far away from his parent's little apartment which he professed to have lived in.
Wow, the chip on his shoulder is laughable. He is an embarressment. 
He is so laughable, especially now.
Waxman is the little prick you hated growing up because as he was ruining your day he kept saying he was making your day better.
You knew then, as well as now, that he was lying.

Coast To Coast: Leftists Plan Lies & Deceit To Sabotage Tax Day Tea Party Rallies

Jason Levin & Kathy Sullivan Could Marry In Bunny Suits At A Tea Party Rally. It could be a match in heaven! Both are dishonest and both think they're cute. A real pair of lovely liars.

Jason says about himself:
As a black lesbian trapped in the body of a straight white man, I am able to pass as a member of the establishment wile still maintaining my oneness with the spirit of the Earf Muvah.

While Kathy likes to dress up in bunny suits and crash Republican offices.
Around Easter the Democrats sent someone dressed in a bunny costume to the Republican State Committee headquarters. The stunt was widely panned, though thinly covered, and some internet wags speculated Sullivan herself was inside the suit (see below and judge for yourself.)

Source: State Dems scrambling to deploy tea party ‘crashers’

New Hampshire Democrats are engaged in a statewide search for liberal activists willing to attend so-called tea parties on Thursday and carry signs expressing racist or fringe sentiments, a Democratic source with knowledge of the effort tells

According to the source, who sought anonymity for fear of reprisals, the Dems’ last minute scramble reflects a growing obsession among party leaders that they need to discredit the tea party movement soon or it will overwhelm them come the November election.

Former Democratic State Party Chairman Kathy Sullivan is heading up the search, the source said. Sullivan has been calling and e-mailing liberal activists trying to get them to attend tea parties in different parts of the state and hold signs denying the authenticity of President Barack Obama’s birth certificate and make racially disparaging comments to reporters.

“This is Kathy’s [Sullivan] project,” the source told “She is absolutely obsessed with painting the tea party people as racists.”

Similar “crash the tea party” efforts are taking place throughout the country on Tax Day.

A sister who lives in New Hampshire says that Sullivan is well known for not being "all there in the head" and an embarrassment even to Democrats.

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Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Palin/Jindal Supporters Savagely Beaten In NO For Politics

UPDATE: Important information which contradicts the information cited below. There are reports that the two were not wearing Palin pins.

“Let’s get them, they have Palin pins on”

SEIU thugs beat and kick a black man when he's down. A animal bit off part of a 65 year old man's finger. Unknown thug attacks an old woman.

GOP Official & Boyfriend Savagely Beaten For Wearing Palin Pins – Including Broken Leg, Jaw, Concussion… Media Silent
Two people at the Brennan’s event have now confirmed that the protest had largely broken up by the time it ended, but we also understand from someone who visited Allee Bautsch in the hospital Saturday morning that she and Brown were followed and attacked expressly because they had Palin pins on (she heard one of the attackers say “Let’s get them, they have Palin pins on” – so the attack WAS politically motivated as its victims understood it. It was not a mugging, it was not an argument gone wrong and it was not a bar fight.

The media and lefts, but I repeat myself, all got the memo that anyone opposing Obama or the Democrat Party's agenda are to be portrayed as racist and violent and that is what is being said and reported if these orchestrated incidents are mentioned at all.

No mention of the incidences means no blame attached to leftist groups, no reporting that the left is using tactics of fear and reprisals and no discussion if the Tea Party has valid points.

This wonderful progressive world has been around for awhile, but with one of their own in the White House, in the editor seat and heading up Congress, this world will only get progressively worse. But, hey, join the party and chant, "we're uniters, not dividers."

Jason Levin Of Crash The Tea Party Is A Olbermann Truther Trekkie

Jason Levin is a 9/11 Truther who doesn't like his students nor his job very much, but Twitters using the handle "xenex11" apparently from Star Trek. What's not to like?

Crash The Tea Party

Jason loves to Twitter about Star Trek, going to COSTCO and hating on Republicans and Tea Party members. If school was in session at 9:04 AM on January 14 that would mean he was Twittering NSFW video on school time.

shares NSFW! Topless Skydiving Models

9:04 AM Jan 14th via API

Funny thing about Truthers, they love to twist the truth and lie about others, especially those with whom they disagree.

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James Brown Pavarotti A Man's World

Don't know if this woulda been a hit in Augusta GA, but here it is.

Probably wouldn've hit the charts in Modena IT either.

JB was the hardest working man in show business.

Monday, April 12, 2010

Does Obama Have an Inferiority Complex Or A Need To Self Consciously Belittle Himself As An Apologist Or Loser?

I believe he'd bow at Mao's and Stalin's craven caskets. And maybe wet kiss their waxen preserved murderous corpses. As opposed to the Marine Corp. Not all corpses are pronounced the same. Nor do they mean the same thing.

But his saccharin pussiness does connotate something.


Welcome To ObamaCareEconomy: Your Life Will Suck

No taxes for 95% of Americans, according to Obama. Yeah, right. That's a lie, but there is a hidden tax lie. The loss of income

Income falls 3.2% during Obama's term

Obama's economic plan is costing you money today and everday. Food for the family, clothes for the kids, uniforms for the child that participates in sports? Add 3.2%. At the price of each pair of lunches, books, new local school taxes and fuel costs for buses, you're getting screwed by this administration. Piece by piece. Cost by cost.

Welcome to the world that Obama, Pelosi, Reid, Schumer, Waxman and the rest of the absolute liars in congress have brought you. They have to lie in their attempt to gain support for programs that they want you to think to be fair. It's not fair, but liberals want you to think it is a level playing field .Liberals lie to themselves and to you this way.

The average American will pay more and pay more for the basics to pay for those that won't pay because Democrats want their votes. With Obama, they are supplying that with which they believe quitters, losers and bums will continue to vote Democrat. Hopefully, to Democrats, for a majority.

The taxes will be higher and your income will be lower. A double tax.

Tired of it yet?

The Rage That Has No Name

Ah, anonymous rage is all the rage right now, at least on the left. When leftists write hate filled letters on news websites, it is okay. When leftists beat up those they disagree with at rallies, it is okay. When leftists push elderly people down because they don't like being told to be polite, it is okay. It's okay because the left is desperate in their attempt to portray conservatives, especially fiscal conservatives in the Tea Party movement as angry white, racist, elitist old people.It serves their purpose to do so whether the think it is true or not. Doesn't matter. It's just another way the Left trys to stifle debate.

So, now, in their attempt to control debate in the media, they are all wailing about those mendacious right wing anonymati writing comments about news or opinion pieces online. OMG, it is for thee, but not for me!


It's almost as if they Left has lost its patience with their lesser friends on the right. What a hoot.

Astroturfing Health Care Benefits For The Rubes In Ohio

Organizing for America, formerly Obama for America, is asking all good Democrats to flood newspapers with Letters to the Editor supporting health care reform.

Unreal… Obama’s Organizing for America Website Running Astroturfed ‘Letter to the Editor’ Campaign Complete With Instructional Video

They even admonish their cadre to: "Do not use these points verbatim." Unfortunately, people do.

A quick search of printed letters here in Ohio show mere cut-n-paste "original" letters. (click to enlarge)

Sunday, April 11, 2010

WooHoo! TPM Says I'm Close To The Ohio GOP! AND A Racist!!

Wish I was.

In response to my response to his statement, "The whole south shifts to the Republican Party over one issue, they don’t like black people…so you have the racism thing,..", M.J. Rosenberg, a progressive, stated this about my post:

Check out this blog post from some blogger close to the Ohio GOP. In the blogger's effort to prove that the GOP is not racist, this Ohioan refers in passing to he "War of Northern Aggression." He also does not know that the solid south moved to the GOP not in 1980 because Dixie liked Reagan but in 1964 because Dixie hated the Civil Rights Act. This is classic. I wonder what percentage of the right would disagree with any of it.

Me, a classic! Wow, so many compliments and in just one smug little piece. Rosenberg shows a one sided understanding of southern politics with his self-righteous referencing of my use of "War of Northern Aggression", but his really deep understanding of southern politics is in his political timeline meme. Yep, the solid south was voting overwhelmingly for Republicans in 1964. Goldwater got 5 of 14 southern states in 1964; Republicans picked up approximately 8 House seats while Democrats held all southern Senate seats, but by 1966 Republicans had gained an actual southern Senate seat (Tennessee)!

To believe M.J., the South hates blacks so much that they went Republican just to spite Democrats for supporting Civil Rights. To M.J., Democrats overwhelmingly supported civil rights and Republicans were overwhelmingly against civil rights. Too anyone who reads history, that thinking is an outright lie manufactured to keep alive the liberal meme of Republican = Racist.

BTW M.J., I am not "close" with the Ohio GOP. I don't work for them, never have. I worked for the NRCC in the south in 1984. That work was the basis of my post, and the racism that I saw then came from the Democrats.

To paraphrase, This is classic. I wonder what percentage of the left would disagree with any of it.

Socialist Credit Cards To Smash Capitalism!! What's The APR?

Crash The Tea Party plans to infitrate Tea Party events to brand them as unAmerican with lies, foolish behavior and a mix of faux connections to racism and other things. Typical leftist stuff, lies are.

I thought their site a hoot with the image to the left taken from the bottom of their page:

Are you a Capitalist... Or a Socialist? right above credit card links. I wonder what APR these Socialists are paying to smash Capitalism.

Maybe I should ask what APR their mummy and daddy are paying.

Saturday, April 10, 2010

Putin To Investigate Polish Plane Crash

In other news, murderers will now investigate their own crimes under the It Takes One To Know One clause of the Constitution as found by Obama's SCOTUS nominee.

Yes, the fox is in charge of the hen house. Wait, in Russia or America?

Socializing Student Loans Or The Dishonesty Of Congress

Health Care Reform was about health care reform, right? Suspend logic for the sake of the argument and believe for a moment that health care reform was actually about health care reform. Okay?

The larger part of health care reform was actually about socialized education through the government takeover of student loans from private institutions and loan agencies. Most of America does not know this and I believe a large part of Congress had no idea about the scope of this power grab by Obama Pelosi.

Enter common sense, but watch it exit stage left because Congress wants to be able to lie, double speak and dpe the voter. It is who they are. Republicans and Democrats and the growing number of socialists in Congress will fight common sense. They'll fight with stealth, meaness and violence if that common sense would involve honesty.

Truth In Federal Legislation:Time For A Constitutional Rule?
The Case for a Truth-in-Legislation Amendment

“Congress shall pass no bill, and no bill shall become law, whichembraces more than one subject, that subject being clearly expressed in the title.”

This idea, while not a panacea, is a good start. It's time has come. I'd like to see it enacted just to watch Congress stomp their feet and turn red in the face.

Truely Indicative Of The Episcopal Fall From Grace

Barbie gets ordained, and has the smells-and-bells wardrobe to match

With her careers as veterinarian, astronaut and U.S. president behind her, Barbie has at last found her true calling: as a second-career Episcopal priest.

The 11.5-inch-tall fictional graduate of Church Divinity School of the Pacific in Berkeley, Calif., has donned a cassock and surplice and is rector at St. Barbara’s-by-the-Sea in (where else?) Malibu, Calif.

She arrived at the church fully accessorized, as is Barbie’s custom. Her impeccably tailored ecclesiastical vestments include various colored chasubles (the sleeveless vestments worn at Mass) for every liturgical season, black clergy shirt with white collar, neat skirt and heels, a laptop with prepared sermon and a miniature, genuine Bible.

Apparently a devotee of the “smells and bells” of High Church tradition, the Rev. Barbie even has a tiny thurible, a metal vessel used for sending clouds of incense wafting toward heaven.

Many of the Rev. Barbie’s online admirers asked about her career aspirations.

“How long till she is Bishop Barbie?” asked one.

Barbie couldn't do worse than Rowan Williams.

Friday, April 09, 2010

'The whole south shifts to the Republican Party over one issue, they don’t like black people…'

M.J. Rosenberg, a progressive, was speaking about why Americans support Israel. His contention is that America supports Israel because Americans hate Muslims. For context and to point out how stupid and hateful Americans (ie, conservatives) are, Rosenberg dropped this little gem concerning the electorate during the 1980's:

"The whole south shifts to the Republican Party over one issue, they don’t like black people…so you have the racism thing,.."

That is a lie. An outright lie. A known lie. A stupid lie.

How do I know? I worked the southern region when it went for Reagan, Republicans and conservatives at the federal level. As a researcher for the NRCC I had studied the issues, plus the whole votes and quotes thing and worked with candidates throughout the south in 1984 and it was not racism that shifted the south to the Republican Party.

The South had remained a solid Democrat stronghold following not just the War of Northern Aggression and their defeat, but especially following the humiliation of "Reconstruction" which purposely heaped scorn and shame on southerners at all levels. Their pride besmirched, the South reacted with a hatred of Republicans, Northerners and those they felt destroyed their lives. As Michelle Obama, they felt no pride in the country they were forced to be part of.

Enter Ronald Reagan and his "Let's Make America Great Again" message. In 1980 Reagan not only beat Jimmy Carter, he embarrassed Carter and those that thought like Carter. In what was supposed to be an election "too close to call" Reagan had a landslide. Carter was thought to be a quintessential southerner and his every action and manner had become an embarrassment to a large segment of the nation as well as in the south. This was when the South, as a voting bloc, started moving away from the Democrat Party.

By 1984, many waves of new thoughts were occurring which were personified by Reagan's "Morning in America" theme. President Ronald Reagan had tapped into the deep patriotism of the nation which deeply wanted a renewal of not just the American ideal, but also a renewal of faith in America by Americans. People had begun to believe again that America was an exception. That America was special.

The South still searching for a patriotism they could embrace started feeling the pull of Reagan's unabashed love for the United States of America. Ronal Reagan's America included the whole of the United States, not just a selected few nor did Reagan exclude people or regions of the country. This resonated with southerners who felt they had been ignored or ridiculed for generations and they did something they had not done in the past. They listened carefully to a Republican. What they heard, they liked which then allowed southerners to start listening to other Republicans running as state legislators, governors and federal offices such as Congress. They liked what they heard.

At the same time, the NRCC established a field staff broken out by regions of the country with regional strategies and tactics. The southern region, which I was a part of, was led by Jim Weber and he put in place a theory of campaigning that included southern voters in ways they had not been part of before. Republican candidates left their historically safe enclaves and actually spoke in democrat strongholds and asked for their votes. New campaign techniques traditionally not used in the south were employed and most importantly rank and file southerners were asked to become part of the process in political, financial and emotional terms. In short, they became engaged voters.

Did race play a part? Absolutely, because Democrats pushed back with messages of racism in an attempt to solidify their base which they felt included all southerners, especially confederate (battle) flag waving, truck driving whites. They had no idea that a storm of change was occurring in terms of political thought, economics, national identity and the long awaited resolution of southern historical identity.

The South went Republican. As Reagan before them, southerners began to say, "I didn't leave the Democratic Party, the party left me." Reagan spoke to the rising southern middle class with his message of fiscal conservatism, balancing the budget and cutting taxes. Many politicos say that white southerners rebelled against the Democrat embracement of the Civil Rights movement, when in fact it was Democrats that filibustered and voted against civil rights legislation which was supported by Republicans. To say that southerners rebelled against LBJ's cynical civil rights programs may be correct, but to say they rebelled against civil rights by supporting the party that passed civil rights is a tad shallow. LBJ's 1964 Civil Rights Act would have been defeated if not for Republicans such as Evertt Dirkson who broke the filibuster to get it passed. While Dirksen stated, “When it comes to the rights of others, I don’t play politics. It is the right thing to do.”, LBJ was privately saying, according to Ron Kessler's book "Inside the Whitehouse", "I'll have them niggers voting Democrat for two hundred years."

The south did not switch to Republican because of racism. It is still a useful lie for Democrats to say so, but it is still a lie.

Obama And The Smugness Of Self Righteousness

President of Smug Snitiness? Hey Sarah, "La maman d'Yo porte des bottes de combat."

Democrat's New Tactic On HCR: Lie

Rep. Wasserman Schultz’s announcement came as a surprise to those of us familiar with the bill, which added to Subtitle D of the Internal Revenue Code a new Chapter 48, whose first section (Section 5000A) is titled, “REQUIREMENT TO MAINTAIN MINIMUM ESSENTIAL COVERAGE” (see p. 126; all-caps in original). Subparagraph (b)(3) even provides for “PAYMENT OF PENALTY” if you don’t comply with the “REQUIREMENT.”

Thursday, April 08, 2010

Pelosi: HCR Passed, Now We Get To See What's In The Fridge?

Is this woman serious?

I guess this graduate of the Institute of Notre Dame High School in Baltimore thinks that all of us are children who need to be talked down to with incrediably stupid analogies and statements.

Miss Pelosi decided to explain to the frightened class called America just how health care reform really works:

It’s like the back of the refrigerator. You see all these wires and the rest. All you need to know is, you open the door. The light goes on.

Yeah, the light goes on, but she forgot to mention whether the fridge will keep the food safe for consumption. Not that she would know, that's something for the little people to worry about. You know, people like her servants. That'd be us.

Madam Pelosi: Queen of Demean.

Of course, there were always those people that we'd describe as, "lights on, but nobody's home." Seems to fit here.

Wednesday, April 07, 2010

New Camera Thoughts - Diane Arbus

The boy in question was Colin Wood, the son of tennis player Sidney Wood, who was caught “in a moment of exasperation”, his hands claw-like, his face maniacal. Arbus captured this photograph by having the boy stand while moving around him, claiming she was trying to find the right angle. The boy became impatient and told her to “Take the picture already!” In other pictures on contact sheet, he is seen as a happy child.

I love photography. Whether I am good at it or not is irrelevant. A present from my wife, a new Nikon (I was always a Leica fan) has excited me and has caused me to examine those photographs I studied as a young(er) man.

They still hold the heartfelt attachment now that they did then. For the most part.

Arbus was a more honest Avedon.

Richard Avedon Collaborates With Charlie Chaplin

Charlie Chaplin, 1952. Saturday, September 13. Avedon received a call at home from Chaplin, who asked if he could have his picture taken right away. Naturally, Dick was thrilled and hurried off to the Madison Avenue studio for a private sitting with no assistants. The result was a stunning photo of Chaplin giving his farewell gesture to America — hours later he was safely onboard a ship bound for Britain, having escaped the clutches of the Immigration Service after being denounced by the F.B.I. as a communist sympathizer.

As an apprentice to HIRO I heard about this event many times from HIRO. He had worked for Richard Avedon and remained friends throughout the years even though Avedon had let him go, fired him. Avedon did so because he said there was nothing more he could teach HIRO.
The first time I walked through the door of HIRO's studio, just off Times Square, I came face to face with Avedon's portrait of Chaplin which was purposely placed in that small entrance space so that a viewer stood eye to eye with Chaplin.

I was never a fan of Chaplin or his work, but this portrait mesmerizes me, still.

UPDATE: email question answer. The print was very large and encased in clear plexiglas in a small stark white entry way. One light overhead. BTW, this was HIRO's older studio before he moved to Central Park West.

Tea Partiers Are KKK Without Robes And Hoods

This guy is too small to be in the deep end. "George Wallace's fan club"? Oh, really.

Steve Cohen (D-TN): Well, I’m not sure what’s being done. The Tea Party people are kind of, without robes and hoods, they have really shown a very hardcore angry side of America that is against any type of diversity. And we saw opposition to African Americans, hostility toward gays, hostility to anybody who wasn’t just, you know, a clone of George Wallace’s fan club. And I’m afraid they’ve taken over the Republican Party.

What will these losers not say?

Tuesday, April 06, 2010

APB: Where Is Zack Space?

!!All Points Bulletin!!

I swear, we take our eyes off that boy for 5 seconds and he just vanishes. At least Mary Jo got all arty at the gallery hop, but Lil' Zack is just plain missing during the Easter break. Mary Jo also got together with Sherrod Brown for what the Columbus Dispatch called a "victory lap" after the health care "reform" vote. Some victory, eh? Plus, that coulda mighta been a real hostile crowd there at gallery hop. Yeah, like there was a danger of raging conservatives cruising for art, looking for that perfect little piece for the nook just outside their guns and money vault at home.

Zack, it seems, did attend a meet and greet in Logan and spoke to a few people, but otherwise most voters haven't a clue where Zack is in the district. Is he even in the district?

So, where is Zack Space?

Monday, April 05, 2010

Man Plans, God Laughs: Reid Laughs, God Pans

Reid mocks Palin during speech
"I was going to give a few remarks on the people who were over here a week ago Saturday," Reid said in a video posted by Fox News anchor Greta Van Susteren, "but I couldn't find it written all over my hands.

Fabulous line flub. Maybe you'll notice defeat "written all over" your face in November. Loser.

Thunder And Lightening: Rockin' And Rollin' In Ohio

The ground was shaking, rain was coming down in waves and lightening made the dogs hide under the table. (BTW, these were shot with a tripod, but as I said, it was rockin' and rollin' here)

Obama Nukes Nukes: Let's Tell Our Enemies How We Won't Defend Ourselves

Obama said, “I’m going to preserve all the tools that are necessary in order to make sure that the American people are safe and secure,” except nuclear weapons and he wants our enemies to know that.

How special.

Obama Limits When U.S. Would Use Nuclear Arms
“Our expectation is not that there’s just some vague, gauzy statement about us not wanting to see loose nuclear materials,” he said. “We anticipate a communiqué that spells out very clearly, here’s how we’re going to achieve locking down all the nuclear materials over the next four years.”

There won't be anything gauzy about China, Russia, Venezuela, North Korea and Iran saying through deed, "Go pound some sand, you fool," when asked to give up all their nuclear weapons. Even ill-mannered adults will find a reason to remain ill-mannered if being so determines their survival.

These are the same nations that, in a world crisis, will know that our president will blink. That is who he is, a president who thinks national security crisis can be solved by class room discussions. That way everyone can then go out for a beer.

No nukes! Beer summit!! Drink until you puke!

There's always tomorrow. Unless...


Sunday, April 04, 2010


Christ Is Risen

1 In the end of the sabbath, as it began to dawn toward the first day of the week, came Mary Mag'dalene and the other Mary to see the sepulchre.

2 And, behold, there was a great earthquake: for the angel of the Lord descended from heaven, and came and rolled back the stone from the door, and sat upon it.

3 His countenance was like lightning, and his raiment white as snow:

4 and for fear of him the keepers did shake, and became as dead men.

5 And the angel answered and said unto the women, Fear not ye: for I know that ye seek Jesus, which was crucified.

6 He is not here: for he is risen, as he said. Come, see the place where the Lord lay.

7 And go quickly, and tell his disciples that he is risen from the dead; and, behold, he goeth before you into Galilee; there shall ye see him: lo, I have told you.

8 And they departed quickly from the sepulchre with fear and great joy; and did run to bring his disciples word.

9 And as they went to tell his disciples, behold, Jesus met them, saying, All hail. And they came and held him by the feet, and worshipped him.

10 Then said Jesus unto them, Be not afraid: go tell my brethren that they go into Galilee, and there shall they see me.

Giovanni Bellini

ca. 1430 - 1516

Venetian painter, son of Jacopo Bellini (approx 1400–1471) brother of Gentile Bellini (approx 1429–1507), both painters.

At first Giovanni is influenced by the work of his contemporary and family-member Andrea Mantegna. Later he develops a style of his own, with softer shapes and exuding an almost poetic atmosphere.

Bellini paints mostly religious pieces, among which a series of lovely Madonnas. One of the most prominent painters in Venice of his time. As such put in charge of the fabrication of the decorations in the Doges Palace, lost in a fire in 1577.

Saturday, April 03, 2010

"I feel lied to, cheated and raped."

It is a wonder it took this long for Democrat s, liberals and progressives to get scared of the Tea Party movement. The Tea Party movement undercuts and puts lie to what they said America truly wanted, ie, a president like Obama and his ideas.

I have to chuckle when I hear elected officials like Chuckles Schumer say that HCR will help the Democrats win more seats next November. Boy, mix in Cap and Trade and the ever popular (and proven!) climate legislation based on the AGW theory and it should, according to Chuckles, give them whole damned Congress. Yeah, Chuckles is safe in his seat, but that's like being voted craziest by the insane asylum.

Disgruntled Democrats join the Tea Party
"We hear from folks, probably at every rally, who say, 'I was a Democrat,' " Levi Russell, communications director for the Tea Party express tour, said.

"Having more Democrats join the movement shows that it is more representative of the American people than the antics of the Obama, [House Speaker Nancy] Pelosi, Reid leadership," Russell said.

I have quite a few educators in my family who have lived by the NEA's rule, much the same as regular union rules, wait, anyway, they took the bribes to keep their mouths shut about what was really going on in education in America. That most of them now state a fondness for the Tea Party movement isn't making them Republicans, but it shows a rift that is undeniable, especially a rift amongst those belonging to the teacher's union, liberal shock troops for decades.

Before The Storm

Friday, April 02, 2010

Crazy Baby Huey Chavez Wants Nukes From Putin

I can't think of anything more comforting than comfort food, but Venezuela's Hugo Chavez having nuclear power comes mighty close. I mean, he did fight off an invasion by President George Bush and intergalactic star fighters. That's where the space tech comes in; starfighters, death stars and midnight black hole helicopters. With Wookiees.

Putin bolsters oil, defense ties with Venezuela

* Chavez wants nuclear energy, space technology

* Venezuela beefing up defenses with Russian arms

* Russian companies to produce oil from Orinoco belt

* Putin also meeting Bolivia's Morales (Recasts, update with meeting)

Vlad the Impaler is meeting with his buddy Hugo and Evo, two pees in a pod, about increasing Russia's presence in South America. And you know Vlad is simply trying to export feedom and liberty to our brothers and sisters to the south.
So, Venezuela, being the largest producer of oil in South America, how is that socialist thing working out for you? We'll be so lucky when Obama gets it done here. Who needs stable electricity. Or good health care, eh?

A Family Barn Raising In Ohio

Large wooden barns have been a northwest Ohio farm staple since the 1800s, sheltering livestock, providing enclosed work areas and offering storage for hay, straw, grain and farm equipment. A "barn raising" was often a community event in which neighbors, friends and family members of all ages gathered to construct a barn. While men worked on the barn, youngsters carried water for thirsty workers and fetched needed items, and women prepared bountiful meals for the participants. This May 1911 photograph shows a group of 41 men, women and children at a barn raising on the Wade Rethmel farm on Rethmel Road south of Evansport. The barn, which still stands, is now owned by Don and Anita Rethmel. As time passed, wooden barns fell into disfavor due to changes in farming and livestock management practices, larger farm equipment and less maintenance intensive building alternatives. The numerous historic barns that once dotted the local landscape continue to disappear as the years pass, severing an historical tie with the area's early agricultural methods.

ObamaCare's Immediate Impact

As applications to medical school drop and more and more doctors calling it quits, especially tort favorites such as OB/GYN, expect more doctors to post signs like this. Just before they quit.