Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Sharply Rebuked

Next Ted

  • Malachy O'Halloran: Dorchester, MA retired ironworker, bar regular, and professional Irish American
  • You: Could probably predict how Ted Kennedy would vote by now
  • Tommy Musgrove: This high-school civics student is said to be considering a senate run as his senior project
  • Vampire Ted Kennedy: A desire to see health reform through an unquenchable thirst for blood could propel this political legend back onto the national stage
  • Marvin D. Johnson: Younger brother of Lyndon B. Johnson claims that he should assume Kennedy's position on grounds of historical continuity
  • Brian Dennehy: Will need a gig after quickie Ted Kennedy biopic wraps
  • Wally the Green Monster: Red Sox mascot may be the only candidate whose broad-based regional appeal, physical stature, and comically oversized head could live up to the late senator's
  • Probably some asshole

Lost schlongs, drones and doctors

In Passing
Stuff that caught my attention this morning

45% Of Doctors Would Consider Quitting If Congress Passes Health Care Overhaul
Two of every three practicing physicians oppose the medical overhaul plan under consideration in Washington, and hundreds of thousands would think about shutting down their practices or retiring early if it were adopted, a new IBD/TIPP Poll has found.

Dude, Where's My Schlong?
A Coral Gables man loses his penis and fights back in court.

EXCLUSIVE: W.H. collects Web users' data without notice
Social-media messages go into archives

You Watch Mad Men Because Peggy Is a Museum Specimen

Air Force Shoots Down Runaway Drone Over Afghanistan
Went looking for Jimmy Carter?

Obama’s “Diversity Chief” and the End of Talk Radio
Under localism’s dictates, the degree to which radio stations conform their programming to government-mandated guidelines for ideological “balance” will determine whether or not they are able to successfully renew their broadcast licenses

See no Evil; Why Is the Media Refusing to Cover the Acorn Scandal?
Charlie Gibson of ABC News told WLS AM in Chicago, yesterday morning was the first he heard of it!"(of the scandal)


Obama Venona Files?

This picture was passed off during the campaign as showing Professor Obama teaching his University of Chicago Law School.class    The corollary to calling him a law professor is calling all hospital employees doctor.  Nevertheless, if true, Obama was teaching them Alinsky organizing tactics.  Most likely the  picture was taken at one of his ACORN classes where he was actively involved in the teaching process. 

In an editorial calling for a thorough investigation of ACORN, Investors Business Daily makes these points - one of which I was unaware of.
Fox News' Glenn Beck revealed on his show that Acorn's main affiliate was operating out of a former New Orleans funeral home shared with two SEIU locals. Wade Rathke, a New Orleans resident, is founder of Acorn and also SEIU founder and chief organizer.

How'd I miss that? You can't take a second off in this business of watching Obama.  Not that I'm shocked.  The organizational structure and thug tactics of  the two, as used by Obama, are nearly identical.
The fact is that this "charitable organization" helped precipitate the mortgage meltdown that shattered the economy. It was Acorn, under the cover of the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA), that intimidated banks through mob action into making risky loans in the name of "fairness" to people who could not afford them.

The tactics, taken straight from the pages of Saul Alinsky's "Rules for Radicals," were used by Acorn as early as 1991, when it took over the House Banking Committee room for two days to protest efforts to scale back the CRA.
Which fact would explains this
After the voter-registration fraud stories of 2008, Michigan Democrat John Conyers temporarily bucked party leaders by calling for hearings on accusations that Acorn had committed crimes ranging from voter fraud to a mob-style "protection" racket. He soon changed his mind, saying only that the "powers that be" had demanded he drop the idea.
I'm convinced that a thorough congressional investigation of ACORN would yield a treasure trove of answers about Obama's past, similar to what the Venona files told us about communist spies in the United States. Which makes it an improbability as long as Democrats control congress..

Odd Couples

Strange Brew

Is that thing I call newborn baby smell (pheromone) that makes you want to hug the poop out of them (girl word= nurture) a trait common to all living things?  It would explain the many pictures of this sort, of which there are tons.

Here's your racist

Tea Party Express and racism: are Republicans, Conservatives, and ...
Is It Because He's Black? New York Times (blog)
9/12: Race, the Tea Party Protesters and a Battle of Interpretations Washington Post