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By NB Staff | November 5, 2011 | 10:52
Can we talk?
Submitted by Newsbubba on Sat, 11/05/2011 - 11:04am.
Can we ever! In fact, that's all Congress and the president seem to do. Yack, yack, yack.
Doesn't anybody want to DO something anymore.
Submitted by jon_torlin on Sat, 11/05/2011 - 11:11am.
I saw this headline and then came here and saw your comment, figured this fits in. Not nicely, but annoyingly apt.
GOP ready to talk taxes?
On one hand, I fervently hope that nothing happens and there are no tax increases, but hell, I don't trust Boehner and Cantor, especially after Boehner went golfing with DuhOne(traitorous move in my opinion) and then that conversation Boehner had with Rush about it (had a bit of dead air to it with Rush not saying anything, that's when you knew he didn't think it was a good thing) and his actions since then, including giving up on repealing SoetoroCare.
Maybe this country does need a civil war, you got a bunch of anarchists on one side threatening the sanctity of this country who are backed by the bogus potus himself, while on the other side, you have Republicans who in large part were voted in to do their job and are apparently refusing to do so, which will also lead to threatening the sanctity of this country, and you still have the dems, trying like hell in the House, but succeeding in the Senate to run this country into the ground.
And that's not counting the growing Islamic threat to this country. Did I leave anything out?
Submitted by Newsbubba on Sat, 11/05/2011 - 12:23pm.
If I weren't such an optimistic, happy person, I could get downright depressed, but as long as there is Happy Hour in this town, I'm good to go.
The "can we talk" opener reminded me of one of my favorite MCP jokes from a long time ago, and it still seems to fit. The guy is trying to crawl his date's bones, and she looks at him and asks Alan Alders favorite line, "Can't we just talk?" The guy looks at her and says; "Talk. Talk. Talk. Doesn't anybody want to have sex (or something like that) anymore?!?"
I say it's time for conservatives in Congress to just shut up and put the wood to the liberals in BOTH parties. We're going to talk, talk, talk our way into a depression or worse. The anarchists are just circling like a pack of vultures to step in and cause a revolution. The Chinese are laughing their asses off at what a pack or fools we are! All they have to do is just wait it out, and they'll own us without firing a shot. The good news is, they know how to deal with anarchists when they do take over.
The funniest part is Big Sis and Bambi's Homeland Gestapo are more worried about blogs like this that they are the crazy mofo's in the OWC "demonstrations." Those are "their people."
Submitted by killa37 on Sat, 11/05/2011 - 3:51pm.
Hell, bubba, I thought the Chinese allready owned us!!! And it looks like they might acquire Europe too............and you're right about the way they treat anarchists and moooooooooooooooooooooslems - so these OWC people are gonna be in for a big surprise when they think that they've finally got what they wanted.
And Big Sis Incompetano DID say that 'we' are more dangerous than terrorists - as long as we're white, right?? So it's no surprise that she's tracking the websites and blogs and that sort of thing.
One good thing...........I've been to China..........they've got beautiful women over there, and they seem to like western men!!!
Of course, I'm sure they'd change their mnds if they met some stinky, dopey, spaced-out, irresponsible, derelict, gimme something type of guys that seem to be a growing part of our population..................the Chinese value work and responsibility, and they also value thrift and financial eptitude (is that a word??).
Submitted by Newsbubba on Sat, 11/05/2011 - 5:41pm.
I LIKE that, Killa! You're a regular wordsmith, dude.
Can't remember the movie, but some drill sergeant was explaining to the troops about unexploded ordinance lying around and said that most of it was inert, but some of it could be "ert" so to be careful. I still use that word. Now you've given me a new one!
Headed to the bar. I'll be sure and tell the bartendress what great "epitude" she has as a mixologist.
Don't let the sharks bite, bubba.
Submitted by killa37 on Sat, 11/05/2011 - 6:23pm.
Well, we were talking about the opposite of being 'disgruntled'...........and wondering if anyone had felt 'gruntled' before.
I didn't surf.........the weather is really crappy here - torrential rain, lightning, thunder, rivers on the verge of closing the road to Hanalei, dirty ocean water, small surf.............so I came home, and didn't have any power either until a few minutes ago. Now I'm trying to 're-calibrate' my TV so that I can have some games on - and UH is playing Utah later on in the afternoon.
Submitted by upcountrywater on Sat, 11/05/2011 - 11:07am.
WH rejects subpoena request for Solyndra docs....
"I can only conclude that your decision to issue a subpoena, authorized by a party-line vote, was driven more by partisan politics than a legitimate effort to conduct a responsible investigation,"
Ah the Hugo Chavez style, slathers on...
You Didn't Build That.
Submitted by ricklail on Sat, 11/05/2011 - 11:28am.
I think we had the same idea on this.
Submitted by drsamherman on Sat, 11/05/2011 - 11:29am.
Or maybe they are powered by that flywheel energy project which is about to go bankrupt in New York State.
PT Barnum would be proud. Some damned fool in the government approved a loan for a perpetual energy machine.
Submitted by killa37 on Sat, 11/05/2011 - 3:54pm.
Actually, Doc............I can picture a cadre of dope-smoking, dirty, stinky, maggot-infested OWS 'anarchists' - all lined up in a row on girls bicycles - dressed up like Boy Barry when he's out riding...............pumping away on the pedals with big spliffs hanging out of their scruffy mouths, sending a continuous stream of electricity to the shredders so that they can destroy all of these Solyndra, Fast and Furious, and multiple other documents.............maybe they'd be getting paid in Starbucks coffee and their crappy baked goods.
Submitted by ricklail on Sat, 11/05/2011 - 11:11am.
I am pretty pissed about Obama denying the House committee the documents on Solyndra. We are never going to get to the bottom of this just like we'll never get to the bottom of Fast and Furious. Most transparent administration EVAH!!
Submitted by Tugboat Phil on Sat, 11/05/2011 - 11:21am.
I neither mourn nor cheer the passing of Andy Rooney. I only listened to him for brief periods and never thought he was all that wise. I have friends that always tell me that he spoke out against the wrongs done in society and politics.
If he was so brave to speak out, why did he not condemn his own show, which had long since ceased being a true investigative reporter show and more like a dirt digging arm of the DNC? I guess being in power is better than speaking truth to it.
Submitted by ricklail on Sat, 11/05/2011 - 11:26am.
I feel the say way. I haven't watched 60 Mintues in over 20 years now. He should have retired sooner so he could enjoy it before he died.
Submitted by Blonde on Sat, 11/05/2011 - 11:43am.
He put together a little two minute rant....something we all do here on a routine basis.
I can't remember the last time I watched 60 Minutes....you & Phil are both spot on about that piece of DNC dreck.
Handy Reference Guide to Obama's Gaffes and Goofs ~ Currently Numbering 200 (and Counting)
Submitted by Newsbubba on Sat, 11/05/2011 - 3:29pm.
Writing that had to make you sick.
Submitted by Blonde on Sat, 11/05/2011 - 3:57pm.
The tag didn't hurt as much as the loss of that game, though.
We scraped by Vandy....now maybe we can get the rest of the ship turned. The OBC is going to be gunning for the NBC.
Submitted by Newsbubba on Sat, 11/05/2011 - 5:44pm.
See Killa's new word above!
Perhaps their team is more "ert" today?
Submitted by Blonde on Sat, 11/05/2011 - 5:51pm.
I like yours too...."ert".
Submitted by ricklail on Sat, 11/05/2011 - 1:00pm.
says he is going for Mexican citizenship. Does anybody here really care? Don't let that gate hit you in the arse when you cross the Rio Grande. Besides resling is pretty popular in Mexico. He may become a hero.
Submitted by jon_torlin on Sat, 11/05/2011 - 3:15pm.
From what I've read about this, he's wrong about his reaction to this whole thing, saying he'll turn his back, he won't stand and etc for National Anthem and etc. He's directing his ire at the wrong people and that should be the bogus potus and his henchmen Janet.(yeah, I said henchMEN) By his reaction, he's turning his back on the American people that are victim to this dictatorship.
I can understand WHY he'd be angry at the results, but again, from what I've ready, he handled the lawsuit case the wrong way or something, and it's not the first time he's got something screwed up.
Ventura, you're rejecting the American people, they aren't the ones who are behind these despots in the WH who are in control of the TSA courtesy of the DHS. You're also rejecting the Constitution which has been pretty much shredded by those same people. Yes, that same thing you swore to protect when you were a Navy SEAL. The sooner you realize that, the sooner you might be able to be part of the solution instead of the problem by virtue of your actions.
Submitted by drsamherman on Sat, 11/05/2011 - 6:28pm.
He's a conspiracy theory whackjob who managed to get elected governor of Minnesota. Tells you a lot about that state's electorate and voters. First Hubie,, then Fritzie, then Jesse and then Al Franken. Is lutefisk some kind of Norwegian hallucinogen?
Submitted by Blonde on Sat, 11/05/2011 - 6:47pm.
But lutefisk is the most disgusting thing I've ever tried.
Big Christmas dish with the Scandahoovians. (Ex was from The Cities). Glad I don't have to go THERE any more, particularly after October.
Submitted by 26CX on Sat, 11/05/2011 - 6:56pm.
It's cabin fever. Very insidious. Very debilitating.
Those long, dark, frigid winter days will get to you after a while...
Submitted by jon_torlin on Sat, 11/05/2011 - 3:28pm.
Just saw this and thought this ought to tweak the green liberals. And any of those in Rio Linda who think these things are a good thing.(here's a hint, they never were a good thing)
Wind Farms blow away Radar
In a nutshell, they are interfering with the Department of Defense and the National Weather Service's radar capabilities.
No wonder the WH was pushing those things!
Submitted by Blonde on Sat, 11/05/2011 - 4:01pm.
...here's a story that might change your minds.
Republican lawmakers and conservative activists are expressing outrage after the Obama administration announced its objection to adding President Franklin Roosevelt's D-Day prayer to the World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C.
Submitted by jon_torlin on Sat, 11/05/2011 - 4:19pm.
He's really not trying to hide that Muslim side of him anymore, especially opposing all things Christian(even if he invoked God as opposed to Allah when talking about the jobs bill*snicker*). Not to mention things that were seen as victories of our historical battles including WW2(after all, he tried to apologize for Hiroshima).
I've been talking to some people at work, including some that voted for this reprobate and even though Texas voted for McCain, they are sorry they cast their ballot for the big-eared wonder. I even asked about the Muslim side of him and a couple of the people I talked to agreed, he's a Muslim more than he's a Christian(in acting) and even his actions show that.
Too bad the spineless Republicans won't take action against this dictator. I've never seen a bigger bunch of wimps....except for the Texas Republicans who didn't try to fight against the TSA in Texas. WIMPS!!!
Submitted by ricklail on Sat, 11/05/2011 - 4:55pm.
I posted the same thing below before I read yours. I was so pissed when I first saw the story. Jon I thought the same thing about Ear Leader. I don't know of any Christian that can cite the Muslim call to prayer. He seemed to know it very well.
Submitted by Blonde on Sat, 11/05/2011 - 5:14pm.
I knew when I first read that piece that it would light a fire under a few of us here.
Here's a link....my mother still remembers this, she was at the Wright Aeronautical factory...and couldn't believe this was happening as she listened to FDR on the radio (hard to fathom no instantaneous information, isn't it?).
My Fellow Americans:
Last night, when I spoke with you about the fall of Rome, I knew at that moment that troops of the United States and our Allies were crossing the Channel in another and greater operation. It has come to pass with success thus far.
And so, in this poignant hour, I ask you to join with me in prayer:
Almighty God: Our sons, pride of our nation, this day have set upon a mighty endeavor, a struggle to preserve our Republic, our religion, and our civilization, and to set free a suffering humanity.
Lead them straight and true; give strength to their arms, stoutness to their hearts, steadfastness in their faith.
They will need Thy blessings. Their road will be long and hard. For the enemy is strong. He may hurl back our forces. Success may not come with rushing speed, but we shall return again and again; and we know that by Thy grace, and by the righteousness of our cause, our sons will triumph.
They will be sore tried, by night and by day, without rest -- until the victory is won. The darkness will be rent by noise and flame. Men's souls will be shaken with the violences of war.
For these men are lately drawn from the ways of peace. They fight not for the lust of conquest. They fight to end conquest. They fight to liberate. They fight to let justice arise, and tolerance and goodwill among all Thy people. They yearn but for the end of battle, for their return to the haven of home.
Some will never return. Embrace these, Father, and receive them, Thy heroic servants, into Thy kingdom.
And for us at home -- fathers, mothers, children, wives, sisters, and brothers of brave men overseas, whose thoughts and prayers are ever with them -- help us, Almighty God, to rededicate ourselves in renewed faith in Thee in this hour of great sacrifice.
Many people have urged that I call the nation into a single day of special prayer. But because the road is long and the desire is great, I ask that our people devote themselves in a continuance of prayer. As we rise to each new day, and again when each day is spent, let words of prayer be on our lips, invoking Thy help to our efforts.
Give us strength, too -- strength in our daily tasks, to redouble the contributions we make in the physical and the material support of our armed forces.
And let our hearts be stout, to wait out the long travail, to bear sorrows that may come, to impart our courage unto our sons wheresoever they may be.
And, O Lord, give us faith. Give us faith in Thee; faith in our sons; faith in each other; faith in our united crusade. Let not the keeness of our spirit ever be dulled. Let not the impacts of temporary events, of temporal matters of but fleeting moment -- let not these deter us in our unconquerable purpose.
With Thy blessing, we shall prevail over the unholy forces of our enemy. Help us to conquer the apostles of greed and racial arrogances. Lead us to the saving of our country, and with our sister nations into a world unity that will spell a sure peace -- a peace invulnerable to the schemings of unworthy men. And a peace that will let all of men live in freedom, reaping the just rewards of their honest toil.
Thy will be done, Almighty God.
President Franklin D. Roosevelt - June 6, 1944
Submitted by ThisnThat on Sat, 11/05/2011 - 5:52pm.
Isn't FDR supposed to be the big Kahuna of the Dim party? Beloved forever? How do the dims reconcile this -- the fact that o'bama is purposely dissing FDR? They have to make a decision, here -- do they abandon FDRs mythical figure to appease their new god, o'bama? Or do they finally come to their senses, and realize that o'bama is trying to fundamentally change America -- and one way of doing this is by erasing history? I'll bet the MSM is looking for ways of minimizing their exposure to this little decision, aren't they?
“Didn't win the Medal of Honor? Didn't even serve? Then lie about it. We'll support you." — 9th Circuit Court
Submitted by jon_torlin on Sat, 11/05/2011 - 6:03pm.
There's a difference, FDR, while he did the things he did, was still an American. And that American sided with Winston Churchill, the man whose bust was sent back, who was British. A Brit who was part of the Great Britain Empire that once upon a time considered Kenya(and others) part of its empire, to which Barack Obama Senior was a subject of with much bitterness.
Remember, this bogus potus is all about damaging or severing our alliances with US-Friendly countries. including apologizing to the world for us and trying to bring our level of superiority down as much as possible, including the prayer of FDR not being allowed or whatever.
Anyone who's familiar with WW2 history could take it further about how the Nazis sided with the Islam Jihadists in the Middle East, enemy of my enemy is my friend, etc but that's a looser connection to the big eared wonder.
It all comes to his being a Muslim. That's his first love. That's his life, what he grew up on in Indonesia while surrounded by the Commies like his mother and Ayers and etc. That comes before ANYTHING else even his family. From here on out, his actions that he takes or will take will reflect ties to his Muslim background. After all, he's not even trying to hide it anymore.
Submitted by ricklail on Sat, 11/05/2011 - 4:49pm.
If we don't get rid of Obama this country will definitely go to hell. They always said there were no atheist in fox holes. We sure have one in the WH if he won't fight for this, FDR's prayer before D-Day.
Submitted by ThisnThat on Sat, 11/05/2011 - 6:12pm.
And here's the perfect OWS caricature. A spoiled brat who is willing to do violence if not offered free food at McDonalds. At age 27, he exhibits the mental maturity of a 3-year old -- which is about average for the o'bama-endorsed OWS supporters.
Submitted by Blonde on Sat, 11/05/2011 - 6:25pm.
I'd like to see that.
Submitted by bkeyser on Sat, 11/05/2011 - 6:55pm.
Submitted by ThisnThat on Sat, 11/05/2011 - 7:35pm.
Thanks, BK, for supplying a working link.
Anyone notice something that's been inserted sideways into several of these OWS reports? "They aren't reporting crimes to the police". And just as interesting -- the MSM isn't pursuing this at all. Why? So that everyone can pretend that these are "peaceful people", of course. We all know they aren't. But yet -- the MSM keeps insisting that crime is virtually not present at these staged events.
BTW, these OWS conditions also invalidate a favorite liberal theme -- that if we don't prosecute illegals, then they will report crimes to the police. The OWS experience shows that this linkage doesn't hold water.
Submitted by Grumpy in Arizona on Sat, 11/05/2011 - 7:42pm.
Just to prove I have no social life… tonight I will be watching the “Lincoln- Douglas style debate” (8 p.m. EST). It’s on over at “Right Scoop.”
- Grump :o)
Submitted by GregE on Sat, 11/05/2011 - 10:02pm.
I'd recommend for anyone who didn't see it, it will air again at 10:30pm EST and be available online at cspan.org anytime. It was very good.
As I'm watching, I'm picturing Newt vs Obama in that setting, seeing as Newt has said over and over that he would challenge Obama to a series of those. Obama does NOT want that.
Submitted by Blonde on Sat, 11/05/2011 - 10:11pm.
We'd reach a record number of "uhs" in the first ten seconds, Greg.
Submitted by ThisnThat on Sat, 11/05/2011 - 8:41pm.
Chicago and St Louis are sports rivals. Is that why o'bama never congratulated St Louis for their World Series victory? Or is it because doing so doesn't address the nation's jobs situation, as he recently ridiculed Congress for wasting time with 'In God We Trust' Vote?
Submitted by Rukus on Sat, 11/05/2011 - 8:50pm.
Please, please, PLEASE move or REmove the "Share/Save" thing from the bottom of the threads. Blog threads.
Submitted by cocodrie on Sat, 11/05/2011 - 9:05pm.
I second that demand. They're more aggravating than the trolls around here.
Jesus Loves You so much He died for you
Submitted by Rukus on Sat, 11/05/2011 - 10:46pm.
Me and Mrs. Rukus and Jesus love you too. The "share/save" is small time but irritating. Bless us all.
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