Tuesday, July 22, 2014

“Go ahead, punk, make my day.”

I’ve heard from tons of people regarding yesterday’s  “What’s Your Superpower” post. Some who previously hadn’t realized they possessed superpowers, like HHS.

Until they read my blog, HHS had contended they had “no legal authority to exclude the U.S. territories from ObamaCare.” Then (ahem) upon “reflection” HHS:

discovered new (super) powers after "a careful review of this situation and the relevant statutory language," that enabled them to 'selectively exempt' American Samoa, Guam, Puerto Rico, Northern Mariana Islands, and Virgin Islands from Obamacare.

Most impressive, as up till now only Barry and DOJ were allowed to circumvent the law of the land.

Unfortunately, somebody showed Lady M my poster of her superpower. And while she liked the photo, she denied the superpower I attributed to her. So I thought I’d try again:

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I suppose I’ll hear from her about this one too, butt let me know which you like best.

Oh, and I also got some international reaction. In fact, Pooty himself weighed in on the meme with this:

putin supWM copyHe attached a personal note saying “We don’t need no stinkin’ superpowers.” I think that’s technically known in international circles as “taunting,” although I don’t think it’s against the law in Russia.

putin with ak-47“Go ahead, punk, make my day.”

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Monday, July 21, 2014

What’s Your Superpower? Besides Your Awesomeness.

Don’t blame me, Blonde Gator started this last week with her pig poster:

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Butt that got me wondering: Do we all have super powers?

Clearly BO does; sometimes he deploys them with nothing more than his phone. Other times, it’s just his pen. It’s awesome. Still, I remember not so long ago when he lamented being burdened with his super power:

"It is a vital national security interest of the United States to reduce these conflicts because whether we like it or not, we remain a dominant military superpower, and when conflicts break out, one way or another we get pulled into them."

I sense he’s totally back in his super power groove now though:

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Lady M has super powers to. For starters, like BO, she’s a Transformer. Which explains this:

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So, what’s your super power? Apparently we should all have one - or not. I predict “super power inequality” is going to be a big issue for the Progs in the upcoming elections.

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Sunday, July 20, 2014

Progressive’s Law of “Millionaire Denialism” as explained by Kemosabe.

"Those with power fight to make sure every rule tilts in their favor. That's what democracy is up against." —Elizabeth Warren

warren netrootsElizabeth Warren headlines the 2014 NetRoots Conference in Detroit:

Right on! Right on! Right on! The most progressive wing (NetRoots) of the most progressive party convened last week in Detroit (where else?) to demand human rights for the victims of the city’s racist and inhumane water shutoffs and to unofficially acknowledge that Elizabeth Warren is Barry’s heir apparent.

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Lizzie took the opportunity to outline the 11 tenets of progressivism, because 11 is a nice round number:

  • "We believe that Wall Street needs stronger rules and tougher enforcement, and we're willing to fight for it." (And by “fight” I mean after we get as much from them for our campaign as possible)
  • "We believe in science, and that means that we have a responsibility to protect this Earth." (I believe that is a fallacious statement, butt then again I’m not a scientist.)
  • "We believe that the Internet shouldn't be rigged to benefit big corporations, and that means real net neutrality." (Again, I mean after we get our big bundling contributions from these big corporations.)
  • "We believe that no one should work full-time and still live in poverty, and that means raising the minimum wage." (Fallacious statement #2)
  • "We believe that fast-food workers deserve a livable wage, and that means that when they take to the picket line, we are proud to fight alongside them." (And we don’t care if that means Big Macs cost $15. We don’t think you should be eating them in the first place.)
  • "We believe that students are entitled to get an education without being crushed by debt." (Might I suggest they get a job? Better education than 99% of the college curriculums offered now days, and if Elizabeth gets her way, they’ll be making $15 an hour.)
  • "We believe that after a lifetime of work, people are entitled to retire with dignity, and that means protecting Social Security, Medicare, and pensions." (The operative term here is “lifetime of work”)
  • "We believe—I can't believe I have to say this in 2014—we believe in equal pay for equal work." (I can’t believe believe I have to say this in 2014 - STFU!)
  • "We believe that equal means equal, and that's true in marriage, it's true in the workplace, it's true in all of America." (If your Mom didn’t teach you that life isn’t fair, you will probably never grasp the intrinsic fact that human beings, by design, are not equal.)
  • "We believe that immigration has made this country strong and vibrant, and that means reform." (Fallacious statement #3, whether “reform” means amnesty or open borders.)
  • "And we believe that corporations are not people, that women have a right to their bodies. We will overturn Hobby Lobby and we will fight for it. We will fight for it!" (We will fight for the right to bypass the Constitution. Because some things are just too important to let it get in the way, like the right to employer paid abortifacients.)

In short, 1 percenter Lizzie focused her keynote NetRoots address on denouncing other 1 percenters who do not share her generous and caring heart. So you can add Lizzie to the growing list of progressives championing the elimination of “income inequality” by taxing the benefactors of “white privilege” who actually have jobs and work for a living. Also, you can add her to the list of charter members of the “millionaire denialism” movement:

 

After Liz’s stump speech, actor Mark Ruffalo (the “Hulk,” if that helps) appeared on stage to say that he was in Detroit to protest the city’s controversial water shutoffs for nonpayment:

“It’s a choice between our America and the .001%’s America,” he said.

In order to fully understand the extent of this humanitarian crisis you need to know that the Detroit Water Board - owned by the bankrupt city of Detroit – started shutting customers off for non-payment last March. At the time they had $120 million in arrears, as over half of the residential customers had already determined that water was a basic human right and therefore did not pay their bills at all. Currently the Water Board is down to a far more reasonable $90 million arrears. I’ll let Nadine, who has had her water shut off for being just $5700 in arrears, explain the inequality of this situation:

“I just cannot imagine that there’s thousands of people right here in the city that are going through this and that so many people see nothing wrong with it. They feel like, ‘Well if you didn’t pay your bill, then you shouldn’t get water.’” (h/t to my bro)

I KNOW! I can’t believe it either!!! Imagine thinking that you should have to pay for stuff like your Obama-phone, or your lobster tails! When there’s so much inequality in this country. That’s so, so…Republican. Because “millionaire denialism” only works for “dead broke” Democrats.

warren v clintonWhat difference, at this point, does it make?

Anyway, I think Nadine should be allowed to run up her water bill to a nice round $9000 before anyone harasses her again. Because with the Water Board running an arrears balance of $90 million – if my math is correct – Nadine will then be a member of the .001%.

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Move Over Jimmy, America’s Worst President Now Available in Black

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If not for Thursday’s .38 second special speech on the downed Malaysian airline, BO’s address yesterday might have gone down as the worst international incident speech by an American President ever. For any number of reasons, here are just a few:

“By far the country that lost the most people onboard the place was the Netherlands.” – thanks BO, butt there isn’t a prize.

“Now, here is what we know so far. Evidence indicates that the plane was shot down by a surface-to-air missile that was launched from an area that is controlled by Russian-backed separatists inside of Ukraine.” – Far be it from us to rush to judgment, to take sides, to use this crisis as an opportunity to advance our own agenda. We reserve that tactic for domestic issues.

“Now, here's what's happened now. This was a global tragedy.” -  Upgraded from Thursday’s “terrible tragedy.”

“So there has to be a credible international investigation into what happened.” - Because allowing the Russian Separatists to investigate themselves would be sort of like letting the IRS investigate itself. Or the DOJ investigate itself. Or the State Department investigate itself.

“Evidence must not be tampered with. Investigators need to access the crash site.” – Are you paying attention, Lois Lerner?

“So now's, I think, a somber and appropriate time for all of us to step back and take a hard look at what has happened. Violence and conflict inevitably lead to unforeseen consequences.” – Really? unintended consequences? That never happens does it?

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Remember when Romney declared Russia our #1 geopolitical foe? Remember how liberals laughed, and Big Guy joked “the 1980s called and they want their foreign policy back,”? Seriously, that’s no joke. Heck, we might even settle for the 1970’s about now, and you know how difficult it was to make Jimmy Carter sound presidential.

Remember, nature abhors a vacuum; step away from the giant sucking sound: it leads down the rabbit hole.

black hole vacuumWe are now staring into an actual black hole

And one last thought: who doesn’t lose their mind over a bowl of good chips and guacamole?

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Saturday, July 19, 2014

Move Over Jimmy, America’s Worst President Now Available in Black

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If not for Thursday’s .38 second special speech on the downed Malaysian airline, BO’s address yesterday might have gone down as the worst international incident speech by an American President ever. For any number of reasons, here are just a few:

“By far the country that lost the most people onboard the place was the Netherlands.” – thanks BO, butt there isn’t a prize.

“Now, here is what we know so far. Evidence indicates that the plane was shot down by a surface-to-air missile that was launched from an area that is controlled by Russian-backed separatists inside of Ukraine.” – Far be it from us to rush to judgment, to take sides, to use this crisis as an opportunity to advance our own agenda. We reserve that tactic for domestic issues.

“Now, here's what's happened now. This was a global tragedy.” -  Upgraded from Thursday’s “terrible tragedy.”

“So there has to be a credible international investigation into what happened.” - Because allowing the Russian Separatists to investigate themselves would be sort of like letting the IRS investigate itself. Or the DOJ investigate itself. Or the State Department investigate itself.

“Evidence must not be tampered with. Investigators need to access the crash site.” – Are you paying attention, Lois Lerner?

“So now's, I think, a somber and appropriate time for all of us to step back and take a hard look at what has happened. Violence and conflict inevitably lead to unforeseen consequences.” – Really? unintended consequences? That never happens does it?

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Remember when Romney declared Russia our #1 geopolitical foe? Remember how liberals laughed, and Big Guy joked “the 1980s called and they want their foreign policy back,”? Seriously, that’s no joke. Heck, we might even settle for the 1970’s about now, and you know how difficult it was to make Jimmy Carter sound presidential.

Remember, nature abhors a vacuum; step away from the giant sucking sound: it leads down the rabbit hole.

black hole vacuumWe are now staring into an actual black hole

And one last thought: who doesn’t lose their mind over a bowl of good chips and guacamole?

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Friday, July 18, 2014

“What difference…” Oh well, you know the drill as well as I do.

This is how a 20th century U.S. President addressed the downing of a civilian airliner:

 

This is how a more enlightened 21st century U.S. President addressed the downing of a civilian airliner:

“It looks like it may be a terrible tragedy.”

Translation:

obama-eating-waffles_thumb[1]“Why can’t I just eat my waffle?”

BO’s well crafted 38 second response was completely pragmatic: after all, the plane had already crashed and burned. So what difference, at this point, does it make?

wafflehouseoutsideAmerica evolving: Open all night . And by open, I mean “OPEN.”

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Thursday, July 17, 2014

“Oh peace train take this country, come take me home again”

src_adapt_480_low“Everyone jump upon the peace train” (h/t: Yusuf Islam)

Everybody is speculating about why every “child” in Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras is sneaking across our former southern border. Ann Coulter believes she knows:

The precise reason our borders are besieged is that the 11 million to 20 million "undocumented migrants" currently living here seem just a few more bad Marco Rubio speeches away from being legalized. And the reason they entered the country undocumentedly is that Reagan granted amnesty to 3 million illegal aliens in 1986.

I’ve been noodling on this for a while and still can’t zero in on a single answer. So I thought I’d toss out a few possible reasons and see what you think.  Let’s get in the mood, shall we?

Now I've been happy lately, thinking about the good things to come
And I believe it could be, something good has begun


Oh I've been smiling lately, dreaming about the world as one
And I believe it could be, some day it's going to come


Cause out on the edge of darkness, there rides a peace train
Oh peace train take this country, come take me home again

Feel free to add any reason I missed. As always, Chicago Rules apply; “votar anticipadamente, votar a menudo.”

 

Now I've been smiling lately, thinking about the good things to come
And I believe it could be, something good has begun

Oh peace train sounding louder
Glide on the peace train
Come on now peace train
Yes, peace train holy roller


Everyone jump upon the peace train
Come on now peace train


Get your bags together, go bring your good friends too
Cause it's getting nearer, it soon will be with you

 

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Now come and join the living, it's not so far from you
And it's getting nearer, soon it will all be true


Now I've been crying lately, thinking about the world as it is
Why must we go on hating, why can't we live in bliss


Cause out on the edge of darkness, there rides a peace train
Oh peace train take this country, come take me home again

 

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Wednesday, July 16, 2014

You Will Know Them By Their Fruits –Matthew 7:15-20

“Beware of false prophets, who come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly they are ravenous wolves.  You will know them by their fruits. Do men gather grapes from thornbushes or figs from thistles? Even so, every good tree bears good fruit, but a bad tree bears bad fruit.  A good tree cannot bear bad fruit, nor can a bad tree bear good fruit. Every tree that does not bear good fruit is cut down and thrown into the fire. Therefore by their fruits you will know them.”

When is the last time you heard a good story about the President walking into a restaurant and being told a bawdy gay-sex joke by the cashier? I mean, besides never?

Chalk this up as another first for Big Guy’s historical presidency; here’s what happened when BHO cut in line at a BBQ joint in Austin Texas to buy a ton of meat:

As the president approached, Webb threw his hand down and slapped the counter dramatically. "Equal rights for gay people!"

"Are you gay?" the president asked.

"Only when I have sex," [Webb said.]

"That's when he laughed and said, 'Bump me,'" Webb says.

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For that matter, when was the last time you heard a President ask somebody if they were gay? In public I mean.

Butt Daniel, the gay-when-he-has-sex “cashier girl” appears to have issues beyond the ho-hum garden variety of “gay” gender confusion:

ag-danielwebb_in his preferred sequins Photo of Daniel, wearing his preferred drag of sequins

"I only wear sequins…It's super-showy, and also easy. Other dresses, I look stupid in. That's when I look like a man in a dress, as opposed to a queen."

cols_thegoodeye-2Okay, a queen. If you say so.

So why does Daniel, the gay rights advocate and gender-bender wear dresses anyway?

"You can be a little bitchier, and it makes sense."

Okay, I think I’m beginning to see where he’s going with this:

michelle-obama-does this dress make me look bitchy.2jpg“Does this sequined dress make me look bitchy?”

"My mother got to shake hands with Kennedy in Fort Worth that morning he was assassinated, so just for consistency, it was kind of cool to meet with a sitting president. [ed. Does this person ever listen to what he/she is saying!? If I were the Secret Service, this kind of talk would make me a little nervous.] Her picture [is in a] crowd shot in this book called Four Days, so I kind of want to pull the photos next to each other and then wave it in my sister's face."

Let me go out on a limb here and guess that Daniel may have some unresolved, uh, “mother issues” that he really should deal with. And he really doesn’t look that good in sequins. As for Big Guy: all I can say is thank goodness he’s not interested in photo ops, because anything beyond that fist bump might have come back to bite him. IYKWIM.

Major kudos to Daniel - who “just happened” to be lucky enough to be the “cashier girl” the day Barry dropped in for some meat. His efficient use and exploitation of his 15 minutes is a textbook case of self-promotion. Too bad he can’t teach the government how to do that – the efficiency part, not the self-promotion.

For more beauty tips from Daniel Webb and his drag personae Drone Collins and Toyota Lopez, check out the Austin Chronicle's online photo gallery.

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