Friday, September 24, 2010

Don't need no stinking Euro 'dapter

Not that there's anything wrong with that

Report: NYT set to drop
another hit piece on Boehner?
Who cares about that, when there's this?

Bisexual Barry?

NYT’s next story – Obama is bisexual.

Schadenfreude on September 24, 2010 at 4:31 PM

Actually, the boyz over at Hillbuzz have been talking for months over rumors that Barry and Kal Penn had a little sumptin’ sumptin’ going on and that’s why Penn was roughed up in a robbery (or was it) and left the White House….

Renwaa on September 24, 2010 at 5:47 PM

A chunk of Swiss

Boned Jello

8¾ inches and 2 pounds of Swiss
87 implements/141 functions
$1400 USD

I guess the Swiss Army Knife is a contest now?  I can see no utility in this thing; like trimming your toe nails with hedge clippers. Still, there was a time when I would just have to own one; I miss coveting stuff.

Under the bleachers with hippie skanks

Liberal blogger directly confronts David Axelrod, accuses White House of "hippie punching"

Dude,  I don't remember no bleach.  You always been a chick? I mean, I don't want to offend you, but, you were born a man, weren't you? You can tell me, I'm open minded.  (Apologies to Otto)
Boned Jello
"We're the girl you'll take under the bleachers
but you won't be seen with in the light of day"

Top Obama adviser David Axelrod got an earful of the liberal blogosphere's anger at the White House moments ago, when a blogger on a conference call directly called out Axelrod over White House criticism of the left, accusing the administration of "hippie punching."

"We're the girl you'll take under the bleachers but you won't be seen with in the light of day," the blogger, Susan Madrak of Crooks and Liars, pointedly told Axelrod on the call, which was organized for liberal bloggers and progressive media.

The call seemed to perfectly capture the tense dynamic that exists between the White House and the online and organized left: The fun continues

Anti-PeTA Drug

Chile: 17yo girl protesting animal
cruelty at rodeo is roped,
dragged like animal

She won't be doing that again.  Not to these guys anyway. Nor will any of her PeTA brethren.  Giddy-up!
Tim W


I keep seeing circles


Acrylic on canvas.  This commission required three weeks of almost non-stop painting.  The RPOF has way more patience than I.
  I am awed by it.


A Healin'

Tim Kelly

  A preacher said, "Anyone with 'special needs' who wants to be prayed over, please come forward to the front by the altar." 

With that, Tim Kelly got in line, and when it was his turn, the Preacher asked, "Tim, what do you want me to pray about for you?"

Tim replied, "Preacher, I need you to pray for help with my hearing."

The preacher put one finger of one hand in Tim's ear, placed his other hand on top of Tim's head, and then  prayed and prayed and prayed.  He prayed a "blue streak" for Tim Kelly, and the whole congregation joined in with great enthusiasm.

After a few minutes, the preacher removed his hands, stood back and asked, "Tim, how is your hearing now?"
Tim answered, "I don't know.  It ain't 'til next week."

Tim W

A coffee gambit

Coffee and

The Blues Brothers - How much for the little girl

The last time I looked, every brand of coffee on the grocer's shelf had this blurb- "100% Aribaca Bean."  Yesterday I picked up a can of Food Lion's finest because, in case you haven't noticed, coffee prices are through the el-roofo.  The blurb on the can was "100% Columbian Beans."  Well, I don't want no stinking regular coffee, I want Aribaca, so I put it back and ... wtf?  Every - I mean EVERY brand of coffee said "100% Columbian." Not one had the word Aribaca printed anywhere on the label.  Fortunately I am no coffee snob, so I bought the Food Lion for $8.95. But what gives with that?

That aside, the thought struck me that coffee is a terrific hedge against a possibly/probably coming black market economy.  The people I know who are addicted to coffee think nothing of spending $5 for a cup of Starbucks; what would they pay for a pound of Food Lion?  You're welcome. 
Starbucks Plug & Pour
The USB Coffee dispenenser for sale out of your car trunk

Air fresheners

A MAD MEN moment

Air fresheners

Obama's Wars with Michael Gerson

The Bus Stops Here
What is most disturbing about the coverage of Bob Woodward's "Obama's Wars" is not the juicy bits of conflict and infighting; it is the fact that the White House seems pleased with the image of President Obama that emerges. - Michael Gerson, The reluctant commander in chief

Boned Jello

Of the excerpts I've seen from  Bob Woodward's "Obama's Wars,"  I thought this quote captured not just Obama, but all Democrat's and their priorities when it comes to fighting wars.
“... he set a withdrawal timetable because, “I can’t lose the whole Democratic Party.

Winning is not a priority. Not losing the country's support; always critical during wars, is not the priority.  No, the priority is not losing  the  Democrat Party.  An organization where Code Pink holds more sway than the Boy Scouts of America, and I'm not making that up. Oh, yes, genuflect to this anti-American constituency; do worry about what thinks.  And get this!  The White House is pleased with Woodard's characterization of a confused and, conflicted Obama's Afghanistan direction. And why is this?
Since Americans are conflicted about the Afghan war, won't they be reassured to know that the commander in chief is conflicted as well? 

In The reluctant commander in chief  Michael Gerson makes some head-exploding statements like; "Woodward's book appears to be genuinely reassuring about Obama in some areas," [like] "his general commitment to fighting terrorism," and "his focus on the possibility of nuclear terrorism." (I said head exploding). But he also has the good sense to recognize a real problem.

But a president has a number of audiences, including American troops, the allies who fight at our side and enemies who constantly take the measure of our resolve. None of those groups is likely to be impressed by America's reluctant warrior. 

 His final words are really all he, or I for that matter,  should have to say on the matter.

Yes, President Obama has sent more skilled, well-led troops to Afghanistan. But he has also created a strategic challenge for America. Our enemy is patient and determined. Our president, by his own account, is neither.

Haven't we been here before?  With this same ugly crowd?

Clam bear pig