Friday, November 06, 2009

Owens - 4 lies in first hour

A record, even for a democrat?
 Owens breaks 4 campaign promises in first hour in Congress

 GOUVERNEUR, NY - Congressman-elect Bill Owens was sworn in at noon today.

Owens indicated in a press release released shortly afterwards that he was now in favor of the the "Affordable Healthcare for America Act" bill in direct contrast to his earlier position during the election campaign.

According to, Mr. Owens assured voters that he felt the public option had no place in the health care reform

Owens breaks 4 campaign promises in first hour in Congress

bill.  Contrary to that position, Mr. Owens now indicates that he intends to vote in favor of the bill even though it now contains a public option.

UPDATED: A spokesman for Congressman Owens indicated correctly that Mr. Owens had recanted his solid position against public option later in the campaign, clarifying that he did not wish public option to be a 'litmus test' for the Health Reform bill and that on Oct. 30th, several days prior to the election, in a debate had stated that he generally supported the public option as it was now...

Korean Baseball WTF?

This is the strangest thing I have
ever seen in a baseball game.


Fake Delorean

Classic Car Forgeries Abound
 Inspect carefully before bidding

  Favorite Comment:  “I would have never noticed that it’s made out of cardboard if they would have drawn a door handle on that otherwise vividly realistic conversion kit.”

A letter from lilly

The Rainbow Bridge
 Our granddaughter (2) called yesterday and asked if Reagan was in Heaven.  Yes, yes she is we said.  Today we got this card from her.

The Dukes v. Obama

Duke Nukes'em
Francois and Evvy

Math question

Wanted to see Poland

Boris decides to defect

Over Poland, he got the munchies for some real pierogi

Rep. Kratovil

A hat tip to Kratovil
Rep. Frank Kratovil of Indiana [sic], told the Associated Press he plans to vote against the bill because it does not do enough to control costs.

"At this time there is not much point in lobbying me," he said. "I am a 'no."' (PBS)

 Frank Kratovil is my Congressman (MD-1) and not from Indiana.  While he's a democrat who barely won after a spoiler entered the race, splitting the vote, in a district where ACORN was active, I'll give him his due.  He voted against Cap & Trade, and now promises to vote against Obamacare.  Our old RINO congressman, one Wayne Gilchrist, most certainly would have voted for both.  Kratovil says he's voting against because "because it does not do enough to control costs."  That's good, but what about the underlying threats to our freedom?  We'll work on that.

The effigy photo is from Politico, where  Glenn Thrush cries crocodile tears over it.  Blah-blah- blah.  Then in a somewhat breathless update, Thrush finds something even more sinister.

UPDATE: As it turns out, the dangling of a noose has distant but painful historical resonance on the Eastern Shore.

The Salisbury area was the site of the last two racial lynchings that took place in the state of Maryland -- both in the 1930s, according to Polly Stewart. a former Salisbury University professor interviewed by NPR earlier this year.

Stewart, a folklorist who researched the crimes, detailed the reaction of predominantly-white local historical society when she confronted them with evidence of the lynchings in the mid-1980s:

I'll let the commenters to this article speak for me.  What a bunch of silly crap emanating from the left these days, like  Robert Gibbs's Hitler lament (post below).   Anyway, for now a hat tip to Kratovil for being a mensch.

Nazi screaming Nazi

Why you want to slap their
faces with a bicycle chain ...

    "I will continue to say what I've said before. You hear in this debate, you hear analogies, you hear references to, you see pictures about and depictions of individuals that are truly stunning, and you hear it all the time. People -- imagine five years ago somebody comparing health care reform to 9/11. Imagine just a few years ago had somebody walked around with images of Hitler.

    Hopefully we can get back to a discussion about the issues that are important in this country that we can do so without being personally disagreeable and set up comparisons to things that were so insidious in our history that anybody in any profession or walk of life would be well advised to compare nothing to those atrocities."  - Obama Press Sec/ Robert Gibbs

When a rose is a nazi ...

White House: FOX off-limits
 "We better not see you on again"

One Democratic strategist said that shortly after an appearance on Fox he got a phone call from a White House official telling him not to be a guest on the show again. The call had an intimidating tone, he said.

The message was, "We better not see you on again,'' said the strategist, who spoke on condition of anonymity so as not to run afoul of the White House. An implicit suggestion, he said, was that "clients might stop using you if you continue.''

In urging Democratic consultants to spurn Fox, White House officials might be trying to isolate the network and make it appear more partisan.  (More: The Swamp)
 What do you call it?


Keith Olbemann
 a living parody of MSNBC

 A little dated.  I was working on this a few days ago, and got sidetracked.  What a putz.

Nidal Hassan - on Obama'a transition team

Barry Obama
 You have to ask yourself, does Obama have a single adviser who could pass a Rorschach test?

Marc Miller

Plan 12

A sniffer


 Marc Miller sent this yesterday ...

I, your ever-faithful companion because of my burden of my illness upon me, I realize the end of my life is near, so I hereby leave you my words for my Last Will and Testament. I have little to give you in a material way.  So many of your human companions strive for material gain.  You know how this divides families at the end.  There is nothing that I have to bequeath except my love and faith.  These I leave to all those who have loved me.

I ask for my owners to remember me always; but not to grieve for me too long.  All my life I have tried to be a comfort to them in sorrow and in indeed joy in their life’s happiness.  It is very painful for me to think that even in death, I am causing them pain.

Let them know that I have had a wonderful life but now I am growing ill and have much pain.  I should not want my pride to sink to humiliation.  It is time for me to say “Goodbye.”  It will be very sorrowful to leave you but; not a sorrow for me to die. Animals do not fear death as humans do.  We accept this as part of our lives.  What will become of me after death?  I will be in a place where I will always be young.  A place that will be a paradise for me.  Some people call that “Heaven” Yes, animals have souls.  God has a special place in heaven just for us.
 I have another request.  Please find another animal to be at your side.  I know no one can take my place, but I will feel better knowing you are taking special care of another pet.  I will leave that pet my leash, or my collar.  My favorite pillow, or the special place in the car. It would be a poor tribute to me, if no one ever followed me.

One last word of farewell dear ones…Whenever you think of me say to yourself that I was the one you loved; and how much you loved me.  No matter how deep my sleep, I shall hear you and not all the power of death can keep my spirit from wagging a grateful tail. May the angels always watch over you as they watch over me.  Remember…I will always be with you in love.

Written by Rev. Renee Karen, Non-denominational Minister

So much for being absorbed into American culture

...he talked about his deployment and
said he didn’t want to kill other Muslims…

 My very first thought was, "I wonder what his name is?" STG

Pelosi. Lie.

The Obama presidency was
always a race against time.

 The time when people understood who, and what he is.  That time is now.

This WSJ opinion piece profiles some of the Blue state freshmen Dems who won't see a second term.  Something that explains why Pelosi Breaks Pledge to Put Final Health Care Bill Online for 72 Hours Before Vote.
The White House and the congressional leadership saw this coming, and it is why Speaker Nancy Pelosi is force-marching her health bill to a vote tomorrow. She's not about to give her members time to absorb the ugly results, or to be further rattled by next week's Veteran's Day break, when they go home for a repeat of the August furies. If not now, she knows, maybe never.

Look for it, nonetheless, to be a squeaker. A lot of Democrats are getting a sneaky suspicion Mrs. Pelosi is willing to sacrifice their seats on the altar of liberal government health care. Combined with the election results and Mr. Obama's falling poll numbers, this is no recipe for loyalty. Hello, tipping point. Hello, even crazier Washington.

PS ... this is hilarious. has a Pelosi audio entry (NSFW).
  1. Disparaging term for a person one dislikes or finds extremely disagreeable.

Andrew Stern

Meet Obama's Most Frequent Visitor
Andy Stern-
SEIU Thug- Communist

  • President of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU), the largest union in the AFL-CIO
  • Was instructed in the techniques of radical union organizing by the Midwest Academy, which was formed by Paul and Heather Booth to train community organizers and infiltrate the labor movement
  • Member of the Executive Committee of the Democratic Party auxiliary America Coming Together (ACT), which is funded by George Soros

Here's his complete profile.  More to the point, when a leftist, George Soros sposored group like Media Matters, argues that someone "is not a Communist," it means they are.  Always.  Kathy Shaidle, in a NEWSREAL post, takes on that denial, opening with a perfectly delicious lede "I think lawyers call this sort of thing “an admission against interest”…
Hat tip, Cheryl Jones