Friday, April 11, 2014

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                                                          Provoking Unrest                                   

A Hole in Two

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The Left Unhinged

Does anyone else smell panic gas?
And there's this ....

During a contentious congressional hearing on Tuesday, Attorney General Eric Holder disdainfully told Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) “good luck with your asparagus.”

Many, including TheBlaze, assumed Holder was mocking Gohmert for seemingly fumbling his words back in 2013 when he said, “The attorney general will not cast aspersions on my asparagus!”

Gohmert was ridiculed at the time by Comedy Central’s “The Colbert Report,” the Washington Post, the U.K. Guardian and more for the “famously embarrassing” moment.

But Gohmert told Glenn Beck on Wednesday that he did not fumble his words back in 2013, and was in fact using a quote that goes back decades.

“Percy Foreman was a very, very liberal criminal defense attorney, but he was incredible in the courtroom,” Gohmert said on Beck’s radio show. “When somebody started attacking his integrity, he stood up and said, ‘I object, he’s casting aspersions on my asparagus!’ And people would scratch their heads, but it brought down the level of the rancor. I was using a Percy Foreman line from criminal trials back probably 50 years ago.”

Other research confirms that the line was used in decades past. A 1973 book by John Dos Passos includes a letter where an individual says, “don’t think that I’m ‘casting asparagus’…”

And in “The Three Stooges,” a chef even parodies the line by demanding, “Are you casting asparagus on my cooking?”


- ".... buddy!'

U.S. Circuit Judge William Pryor Jr., a member of the U.S. Sentencing Commission, expressed his unease with Holder directive to federal prosecutors on reducing prosecutions and sentencing for drug crimes, thus bypassing the regular commission process.

“The law provides the executive no authority to establish national sentencing policies based on speculation about how we and Congress might vote on a proposed amendment,” Pryor said.



Comment Burps

TECHNO CHILLS                               


Blogger (Google) spam monitors comments.  If  their algorithm think a comment is spam it holds it for review.  Unfortunately the only way I know if something is in quarantine is to go look.  Sometimes days go by.  Just now there was a comment

RR in Ohio:

Loved it Rog!

Thank's for actually getting te goods on another Obamabedient web provider. But don't feel like the "Lone Ranger" out there. We're all under suspicion.

It's posted now, but I know that some think that I've deleted, or refused to post their comment.  Just so you know.

Fly My Pretties

What I See                                    

It was my birthday yesterday and, HFS!, MoSup got me a iPad Air! It's very seldom in my life that I get blindsided like that.  And she did it the old fashioned way - by selling her hair. No, by squirreling away saved  groceries, etc.    Since she gets my old Gen 1 iPad, I spent much, erm, almost all of the day trying to set hers up (mine was easy)—I don't really want to get into it, but the combination of new passwords and other bullshit drove me nuts and I'm still working through it.  When I was 60-70 this sort of stuff was a piece of cake, but for this nonagenarian it's maddening. 

Anyway, I did check the news from time to time, and this picture of Hillary ducking an object that was hurled at her (not a hand grenade, alas) immediately summoned the roll-over image.

Fly My Pretties
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton ducks after a woman threw an object toward her while she was delivering remarks at the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries conference on April 10, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada