Tuesday, March 30, 2010


First, let me dispose (literally I hope) of my worst dancer nomination - Kate Gosselin. She is without a doubt the most untalented dancer it has ever been my misfortune to see, and she is arrogant about it as well, giving her partner a hard time about his teaching methods and her inability to understand what he is telling her to do. She cannot move worth a damn! I'd like to tell her what to do. Go home, you nasty bitch, and spend some time with your eight children! You cannot dance and there's no point in trying to pretend that you can. It's like teaching a pig to dance....you frustrate yourself and irritate the pig!

Second in ineptitude only to Kate Gosselin is our beloved Buzz Aldrin who is good at a myriad of things. Dancing isn't one of them. Buzz, I know you're trying but whatever possessed you to think you had any kind of an ability in this area? Trust me, you do not.

Now to the good dancers - Nicole Scherzinger and Evan Lysacek are my two favorites, with Niecy Nash and Pamela Anderson coming up close behind them. Ms. Nash is hysterically funny so even when she isn't moving so well, she's entertaining. The film of her rehearsals was killer funny. Pamela Anderson is very good at conveying her emotions whilst dancing. Last week it was pure joy, this week she was channeling the late Marilyn Monroe. Both were highly entertaining and well done. Posture and pointed toes will take you a long way, Pamela. Work on that, please.

The rest of the dancers fall somewhere in between. But once Gosselin and Aldrin are gone (one of them this week - my vote goes to Gosselin - and the other next week - Aldrin), we can get down to business!

UPDATE: Dear merciful heavens, the voters aren't very bright - Shannen Doherty is gone and that lumpish oaf Kate Gosselin dances on? Next week a concerted effort needs to be made to get rid of that 4-star bitch permanently!

Monday, March 29, 2010


People seem to have developed a very selective memory on the subject of the abusive priest scandal in the Catholic Church, forgetting as they have that all faiths have been tarred with the brush of this despicable abuse of the most vulnerable persons among us and that the current Pope has been in office since the death five years ago of Pope John Paul II, during whose tenure MOST if not all of the abuse took place (during the 1980s), with the Pope doing absolutely nothing about it. Nor have the Jews done anything about the Rabbis accused in New York of abuse.

The New York Times is leading the slander and frankly folks, I'm tired of hearing about this crap! It happened, it was horrible, it is being dealt with! What else do you want from the Catholic Church? Seriously! The Pope's sermon yesterday, Palm Sunday, alluded to the scandal in the view of a newspaper's assumptions:

While he did not directly mention the scandal involving sexual abuse of children by priests, parts of his sermon could be applicable to the crisis he and the Roman Catholic Church are facing. [Note: the abuse happened in the 70s and 80s kids - it isn't a crisis NOW except in the 2nd rate and biased minds of the NYT editors!]

The newspapers are positing a point of view that the Pope will express quite firmly and clearly should he wish to do so. He hasn't. So don't assume. It makes an ass out of you for sure. It's all very fashionable and trendy to adopt a shallow, brittle pose of anti-Catholicism - it's also bullshit!

UPDATE: The Anchoress has, as usual, done her impeccable research and covers the roots of the story here. The horror stories quote a priest who was never interviewed by the NYT!

Friday, March 26, 2010


Israel has always been one of our staunchest allies, as we have been allied to them. When the ninnies in the U.N. Security Council made attempts to condemn the behavior of Israel vis-a-vis the numerous loons who have never stopped attacking Israel since 1948, we have stood by our ally.

Now it appears that all of that has changed - to the detriment of our worldwide reputation. We seem to have abandoned any friendship for Israel, insulting Binyamin Netanyahu during his recent visit to our country and generally behaving in a boorish and immature fashion toward an independent nation (unless Israel, along with Canada and Mexico, is among Barack Obama's 57 state count).

Israel has always, to me, been the embodiment of what this country was before the effete class got their lily white, manicured paws on it! Or rather, before the virulently anti-Semitic James Earl Carter, Jr. was elected president in the 70s as opposed to the virulently anti-Semitic wetback now occupying the White House. I will grant you that Franklin D. Roosevelt and Harry Truman weren't especially friendly to Israel but they weren't actively hostile. Do I believe that Barack Hussein Obama is a Muslim? I do. Do I believe that he is constitutionally ineligible to occupy the Presidency? I do. Do I believe that he is a socialist at best and an out-and-out Communist at worst? I do. I have every right to believe what I believe - I'm an American citizen dammit and my freedom of thought is sacred to me! To those of you who don't like what I believe, you're free to believe what you like. You'd be wrong 90% of the time - but knock yourselves out!

My advice to Israel is to avoid their former ally, the United States, like the bloody plague until the Kenyan wetback has completed his one-term presidency or is impeached and removed from office entirely (my reasons for not wanting this to happen are enumerated below - that is, the person of the vice president, the appallingly unqualified Joe Biden). So let that s.o.b. complete his term in office and in the meantime, get a Congress that reflects a voice of sanity and constitutional responsibility. To start with, pass a law outlawing "czars". Next examine each and every presidential order issued by Spunky and, if necessary, pass a law that nullifies the crazier ones. Repeal those insane and expensive so-called health care reform bills (both of them) and pass a law that is so eminently sensible as to achieve 95% approval from the American public.

Be patient, as you always are, dear Israel and we'll return to sanity in just another 2+ years! Hell, even the slavery in Egypt came to an end eventually! That's what we need, another Moses. One who has GPS and the ability to use it!

UPDATE: Israel is indulging themselves in practice raids on Iranian nuclear installations. Presumably to see if they can moisten slightly the BVDs of some Iranian nutbars! Or insane Ayatollahs! I love Israel. They have the audacity we used to have as a nation.

It will come as a surprise to absolutely nobody that I consider the current occupant of the White House to be a juvenile fraud, incapable of anything other than posturing and blathering on about "hope" and "change" and offering only negative versions of same - as in the last two health care bills that were passed and which should be repealed at the earliest possible opportunity - or replaced with something that doesn't cost the earth and which makes sense for goodness sakes.

However, I didn't think he was an unconscionably rude s.o.b. who would insult Binyamin Netanyahu when he had a meeting with him at the White House. But that is precisely what happened as reported in The Times/U.K. today:

For a head of government to visit the White House and not pose for photographers is rare. For a key ally to be left to his own devices while the President withdraws to have dinner in private was, until this week, unheard of. Yet that is how Binyamin Netanyahu was treated by President Obama on Tuesday night, according to Israeli reports on a trip viewed in Jerusalem as a humiliation.

Is that ignorant p.o.s. sitting in the Oval Office by the grace of Satan and a lot of stupid, stupid voters who didn't see through his bullshit campaign totally unable to behave in a presidential manner?

They are calling this Netanyahu's humiliation but in point of fact, Barack Hussein Obama is an absolute disgrace to the office of the Presidency and the entire nation and should be impeached immediately - except for the fact that his Vice President, the Gaffe-tastic Rosary Joe Biden is even worse!

What are we to do about this and how can we make this ignorant jackass see that while he is occupying the White House, albeit I believe illegally, he must behave in such a manner as to do honor to our nation, not disgrace us with his bad, thuggish behavior!

Then the liberals have the brass balls to blame the Republicans for the violence happening in the wake of the health care bills being passed! What's wrong with these idiots. Do they think they can say that black is white and we must believe it because they say it? We aren't nearly as dumb as they think we are. The Left has fostered and promoted and rewarded the thuggish behavior emanating from their adherents. Nobody else. And it wouldn't surprise me in the slightest if the violence being done now is all on them - and that they are simply making a few little attacks on their own people to make it look bi-partisan!

Tuesday, March 23, 2010


The Daily Beast published this today

Obama Derangement Syndrome—pathological hatred of the president posing as patriotism—has infected the Republican Party. Here's new data to prove it:

67 percent of Republicans (and 40 percent of Americans overall) believe that Obama is a socialist.

The belief that Obama is a “domestic enemy” is widely held—a sign of trouble yet to come.

57 percent of Republicans (32 percent overall) believe that Obama is a Muslim 45 percent of Republicans (25 percent overall) agree with the Birthers in their belief that Obama was "not born in the United States and so is not eligible to be president" 38 percent of Republicans (20 percent overall) say that Obama is "doing many of the things that Hitler did" Scariest of all, 24 percent of Republicans (14 percent overall) say that Obama "may be the Antichrist." These numbers all come from a brand-new Louis Harris poll, inspired in part by my new book Wingnuts. It demonstrates the cost of the campaign of fear and hate that has been pumped up in the service of hyper-partisanship over the past 15 months. We are playing with dynamite by demonizing our president and dividing the United States in the process. What might be good for ratings is bad for the country.

Oddly enough - they weren't this worried when the Left was piling on George W. Bush endlessly and daily throughout his entire presidency (an unquestionably legitimate two terms) to an extent that would have broken a man less secure within himself! But nay, nay - we aren't allowed to call that incompetent p.o.s. occupying the White House what he is - a socialist Muslim attempting to destroy our nation with the connivance and assistance of Pelosi, Reid and George Soros!

Why does our so-called President schedule his meetings for times when traveling to those meetings needs to happen during rush hour? Is he STUPID or does he just not give a damn about the myriad of worker bees he inconveniences?

The traffic on the roads leading into and out of D.C. is appalling at the best of times. Add in a rush-hour timed motorcade and you have people who are anywhere from 15 minutes to 30 minutes late for work or facing a 30 minutes to one hour longer commute home in the evening!

Our president is particularly fond of prancing around in his limo during rush hour and now he's scheduling meetings at the White House during rush hour travel times. How juvenile and sophomoric this s.o.b. is proving to be! What a self-absorbed moron occupies the Oval Office. The sooner we can defeat him for reelection, the better for all of us!

Monday, March 22, 2010


That's right, Spunky, I'm referring to you! Your presidency, even with the passage of that horror of a health care bill - one which you will happily sign, furthering your socialistic aims for this nation as it does - can't save you from the opprobrium and condemnation, not to mention just pure Lord hilarity that will ensue whenever your name is mentioned!

I was always right about you - unqualified, incompetent and in no way suitable to be President of the United States. That is why you have continued to campaign relentlessly ever since your Inauguration! It is clear that you, Barack Hussein Obama, continue to do your insincere, lying sack of shit dance endlessly in the hopes that nobody will notice how little you are prepared to govern!

Come November, 2010, your ability to bullshit the Congress will be removed. You will no longer have that wild-eyed harridan Pelosi to do your bidding, nor will that cadaverous troglodyte Harry Reid be around to provide you with cover for your incompetence. Your smartest move was in choosing "Rosary Joe" Biden as your vice president. Nobody wants him in place of you - he's even more appalling than you are. So you won't be impeached. You just won't be reelected! And thus, you ignorant prick, America will be saved from you!

Following is list of shameful Dems who voted against the wishes of their employers and voted "for" the 2700 page - who the hell knows what's in it - health care debacle. They are ALL up for UNEMPLOYMENT come November 2010. Traitors to their oath of office, every single one of them.



Lofgren (Zoe)
Miller (George)
Sanchez, Linda T.
Sanchez, Loretta



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Green, Al
Green, Gene
Jackson Lee
Johnson, E.B.






We all know what to do and it's about time we did it. It isn't enough to vote for their opponents, it is necessary that we campaign for whoever is running against them. It's time the people of America deliver a major slapdown to the arrogant bozos who are supposed to be representing our wishes in Washington.

You have been well and truly screwed over by the Democrats in the U.S. Congress. Were you even kissed?

If you truly care about this thievery of American independence and our descent into full-on socialism, then plan to vote against every single member of the House of Representatives and the Senate who voted for this despicable and unconstitutional behemoth of a law!

Sunday, March 21, 2010


Couldn't help but notice that La Pelosi has been trumpeting that she has the votes to pass the "historic" health care debacle that is being foisted upon the American people against their will. Could this be true - or is she like Saddam Hussein who promised "the mother of all battles" and then wilted like a rose blasted with a welding torch in the face of America's [sadly former] might!? Just inquiring is all!


I am very much afraid it's going to happen and it should not. Granted most states (the intelligent ones) are poised to push back against it and the Virginia Attorney General will be joined by many others in filing suit against the Federal government to declare this absolute horror of a bill unconstitutional, but in the meantime, we will be burdened with this behemoth! At least until we can kick out every piece of shit politician who voted for this despicable, unwieldy attempt to subvert our constitution and our liberties!

Friday, March 19, 2010


The Anchoress, God be good to her, has the YouTube of that smarmy bitch blathering on erroneously about how today is the Feast of St. Joseph the Worker and how it's sacred to the Italian American people. And how utterly indecent of her to actually claim to be praying to St. Joseph in order to pass the Health Care Reform bill detested by so many Americans! And condemned by the U.S. Bishops! I don't give a rip how many nuns Mrs. Pelosi rounds up to support her pro-abortion attitude, nuns aren't theologians and should be keeping their big fat yaps shut! Very few nuns have any experience of the real world, let alone what most humans must deal with in order to live their day-to-day lives and they are unrealistic thinkers most of the time. I know. I survived Catholic school - 11 years of it!

NO you ignorant piece of excrement you don't know what the hell you are talking about - as usual! This is the Feast of St. Joseph - stepfather to the Christ child and husband to Jesus' mother Mary.

Has the Botox addled your brain, you offensive, ignorant and cretinous slut? You were raised a Catholic, educated in Catholic schools. Were you paying attention at all? What a disgusting and stupid, stupid, STUPID woman you are! You have apparently surrendered your soul to the forces of ambition and vanity and, in the process, have surrendered it to pure evil. I know that Vice President Biden is the champion Gaffemaster of the administration, but bitch you come in a close second.


One of the places the "phishers" made multiple charges against my ATM card was Skype Great Britain. I notified them immediately (within 2 hours of the fraudulent charges being processed) and they notified me today that they have tracked down and "dealt with" the perps! I cannot help but contrast their attitude and their general responsiveness to that of CardBoardFish.com who basically told me it wasn't their problem and I was responsible for dealing with the results of someone else's crime. I guess Willy Sutton could have used that defense when on trial for robbing banks, but I doubt that a jury would buy it then - or now! No sane person would believe that a bank is responsible for being robbed any more than I believe that I am responsible for being robbed electronically!

Final score - patronize Skype, avoid CardBoardFish if you can! I have a very low opinion of CardBoardFish.com. In fact, in my final email to them last night, I called them cretinous yahoos! I should be more creative than that. Remember the secretary played by Carol Burnett on her show - Mrs. Wiggins? That's how CardBoardFish behaves. Sitting on their fat asses, filing their nails. Skype, on the other hand, springs into action and actually accomplishes something! If I'm ever in a position to need the services of someone like Skype, they'll be my #1 choice!

Nobody expected y'all to do well against the Georgetown Hoyas, but do well you did anyway! I'm proud to be a born and raised Ohio gal - although now I proudly live in Virginia!

Thursday, March 18, 2010


Senator Tom Coburn of Oklahoma warns House members that switching votes will have consequences:

11:03 a.m.: Senator Tom Coburn:

“I want to send a couple of messages to my friends in the House. If you voted no and you vote yes, and you lose your election and you think your nomination to any federal position isn’t going to be held up in the Senate, I’ve got news for you. Number two is if you get a deal, a parochial deal for you or you district, I’ve already instructed my staff and the staff of seven other Senators, we will look at every appropriations bill, at every level, at every instance and we will outline it by district and we will associate that with the buying of your vote. So if you think you can cut a deal now and it not come out until after the election, I want to tell you, that isn’t going to happen.”

The man has cojones, that's for sure! And he knows how to make his point.


Because wonderful minds run in the family, my sister has come up with a genius idea. All we need to do is hit every thrift store we've ever heard of and buy white full slips, which we can then dye pink.

Then we wear the pink slips OVER our regular clothing and show up to demonstrate in front of the Capitol.

Perhaps the Congresscritters will get the idea more clearly that way that they are about to be - expeditiously - unemployed!

Not only do we have the death penalty - and use it, but now this:

Cuccinelli's office confirms Virginia will sue over health care

A spokesman for Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli II (R) said this afternoon that Virginia will file suit against the federal government if the Democratic health care reform bill is approved by the U.S. Congress.

Cuccinelli has long said he was examining the legal issues and suggested he would likely file suit. Brian Gottstein, a spokesman for the office, said this afternoon that a lawsuit is now a definite. Gottstein would provide no details of the legal rationale for such a suit, indicating the process is "still being worked out."

Virginia last week became the first state in the country to pass a state bill declaring it illegal for the government to require individuals to purchase health insurance, a key part of bills under consideration on Capitol Hill.


Zippy the Faux President made an ass of himself in the Bret Baier interview on Fox News and in doing so, revealed that not only does the Emperor have no clothes, the Emperor doesn't know what the hell he is talking about! Some of the last honest journalists left in this country work for Fox News.

And no, Bill O'Reilly, I'm not referring to you, you pandering sycophantic son-of-a-bitch!

Not only has my ATM card been hit but my Yahoo! email account as well. Luckily, I caught the $700+ incursion into my checking account almost instantaneously and was able to change my password into my email account this morning! For more information on phishing, go here! It's a despicable practice.

Among the fraudulent charges to my ATM card were four to an outfit called Cardboardfish.com in Great Britain. They were most unhelpful and downright rude when contacted. On the other hand Yahoo! Small Business immediately reversed the charges (for about $80) and were extremely nice about it. Skype in Great Britain was also exceptionally nice and are working with me to correct the problem.

My bank will return the funds to my account and has canceled my ATM card and are sending me a new one immediately. All in all - it could have been worse. BUT, thanks to a daily email from my bank that shows me my banking activity - far worse did not happen. I understand from my bank that some $3,000 additional charges were declined due to insufficient funds. I've never been so happy to be poor!

If I ever get my hands on the pond scum that pulled this scam, their so-called manhood will be sticking out their left and right ears - yes, in pieces! If it's a female, I'll need to devise some suitable way of smacking her down!

And no, I'm not stranded in London and no, I don't need $2,000 to get home! I'm sitting here in D.C. fuming! It would be wise if the jerk who is trying to fake out my friends and family knocked off the shit forthwith!

Tuesday, March 16, 2010


WASHINGTON – Michelle Obama is urging the nation's largest food companies to speed up efforts to make healthier foods and reduce marketing of unhealthy foods to children.
If she had, she'd know that completely changing the manufacture of processed food products is a lengthy and frequently complicated process costing many millions of dollars to the manufacturer. Unlike Dr. Utopia and his lady wife, I have actually held real jobs in real companies over a span of many years of work experience. And, I have actually worked for a corporation that manufactures all manner of food products, from infant formula, to pasta and pasta sauces and ice cream, high quality pet food and so forth. The requirements of the FDA and the USDA are both stringent and frequently take enormous time and resources. So, while Mrs. Obama's aims are laudable, they are - in many ways - completely unrealistic. But then, this is typical of the liberals in their headlong rush to impose a nanny state upon us, whether we want it or not. They're going to raise our costs (increased cost of manufacturing is passed on to the consumer always) of eating anything at all, but also burden our food manufacturing corporations with excessive up-front costs.

Here's the deal Mrs. Obama - I know what to eat and how much to eat. If I choose not to do so, it's none of your damned business! And considering the size of your ass and that gut that worshipful magazine editors airbrush away in your photographs, you have no room to talk!

Friday, March 12, 2010


Boo and Rocky were born on 3/17/84 (they would be extremely elderly cats now, had they lived) and came to live with me when they were very tiny - only 3 weeks old - since their mother had died (we think she got cabin fever, escaped from the house where she lived and ran out into the street where she met her end under the wheels of a semi).

In any event, they became my boon companions from the age of 3 weeks on, were bottle-fed by me and cherished by me. They were my first brother-cats and were radically different in personality and size. Boo was large, outwardly dignified (inside he was Jerry Lewis, pratfalls and all), intelligent and deeply devoted to me. Rocky was dainty, slim and essentially gormless in every respect. Brains weren't Rocky's long suit. Being lovable was!

During Memorial Day weekend of 1984, my beloved father died in Cleveland, Ohio. Since he had been promising for several years to come visit me in California, I determined that he would keep his promise and thus purchased a crypt at Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens in Glendale, California in the Hall of Freedom Mausoleum. A friend in Cleveland arranged for my father's remains to be cremated and sent to Forest Lawn directly. They were almost late for my father's funeral! Which was just like my Dad!

Following the funeral, we had a large gathering at our house in Sylmar. Easily 100 people eventually showed up (most of whom we actually knew). Linda and I cooked massive amounts of food and everyone brought their own liquid refreshment. We propped a large painting of my father against the wall of the covered patio and everyone would drink a toast to him from time to time. When they weren't falling in the swimming pool. Very 80s behavior but somehow I think Gilbert would have approved.

What we weren't monitoring during the time that all these people were milling around the house was the behavior of the two felines in residence - until I noticed that both Boo and, to a lesser extent, Rocky were walking in a very odd fashion. And while our living room was enormous, we didn't have enough seating for as many people who were there. So people were putting their drinks on the floor. Boo was ambling around, taking teensy sips of ONLY the gin and tonic WITH lime. Rocky was quaffing only beer! Only I would have picky drinkers on my hands. By the time their activities came to my attention, they were both pretty unsteady on their feet. Linda and I agreed that the alcohol in the drinks would kill any germs - thus protecting the cats - and we scooped up two inebriated kitties and took them to another part of the house where they could be corraled safely away from temptation and further boozing.

The next morning, I was faced with the prospect of two hungover kitties! But for the rest of their lives and despite the price that they paid afterward, these two babies of mine were both faithful to their quaff of choice! Boo lived to be 19 and Rocky lived to be 15 and they are both still missed. I'm sure they're with my Dad now, telling him all about their adventures.

There are days - and this is one of them - when I fully believe that this magnificent nation into which I was born and where I grew up is doomed to dissolution under the weight of the leftwing nonsense that seems to abound. Then I remember that I work in Washington, D.C. which is the epicenter of most of the asininity that abounds!

Nancy Pelosi works at the other end of Pennsylvania Avenue from me. I'm two blocks from the residence of Dr. Utopia and the Wookie! I refuse to dignify these two incompetent, unprepared and utterly anti-American pipsqueaks by referring to them in any other way. I have never, in all my 67 years on this planet, referred to the President of the United States in anything but respectful terms. Even those I wholly despised (Carter, Clinton) were still MY president and thus, automatically respected, if not admired! Now we have a sophomoric frat boy at the helm, a man who purports to be a constitutional scholar but doesn't know or adhere to the Constitution, a man whose Party controls overwhelmingly the presidency and both houses of Congress and who cannot (thankfully) get his health care scheme passed into law.

But hey - let's party! There are date nights. Visits from Hollywood bigwigs. Vacations and trips - on deck is a trip to Indonesia with the girls (who are on Spring break) and the missus! No real reason - himself just wants to hop on a plane and go somewhere. Since taking office he's been gone more than he has been here - which may be a good thing, thus limiting the amount of mischief he is able to cause.

He insults the Supreme Court's decisions during the State of the Union address and his snarky, amateur of a press secretary makes fun of the Chief Justice because he had the temerity to object. But then that's what is substituted for rational and statesmanlike thought - quips and wisecracks! After all, the Senior Advisor to the President of the United States has been photographed thumbing his nose at someone. Very dignified. Very adult. Fulminating lackwit is what Rahm Emanuel is!

Hey you jackasses - there are THREE co-equal branches of the U.S. Government. The Supreme Court doesn't ANSWER TO DR. UTOPIA. Not now, not ever!

I'm depressed as hell this Friday afternoon. I think I'll spend this coming rainy Saturday curled up with Rusty and Buddy, avoiding the nonsense that abounds in the outside world! Have a nice weekend y'all.

Thursday, March 11, 2010


Maybe our young folks are smarter than we give them credit for . . .
This year, Brigham Young University supplanted Harvard University as the most popular national university in America, according to an analysis of yield (the percentage of students accepted to a school who opt to attend) by U.S.News & World Report. For BYU, ranked 71st in U.S. News's ranking of the nation's best national universities, 78 percent of students who were accepted chose to attend. Harvard finished a close second, with 76 percent of accepted students opting to attend the nation's most selective university.

Maybe the values imparted by an education at BYU has some resonance with our young people? I'm just asking?

And not by the cruddy Census Bureau either! All 41 Republican Senators have signed a letter that is reproduced in full below:

March 4, 2010

The Honorable Harry Reid
Majority Leader
United States Senate
S-221 Capitol Building
Washington, D.C. 20510-0001

Dear Leader Reid:

We understand from press reports and comments that you and the Speaker have made that the House and Senate will use the budget reconciliation process to overhaul our nation’s health care system, which represents 1/6th of our economy. We urge you to not use reconciliation to pass a partisan bill that is opposed by the majority of Americans.

The American people have been paying close attention to the health reform debate; they understand the issues being discussed and they have expressed broad opposition not only to the substance of the health reform bills, but also to the process by which those bills have been developed. According to a February 24 CNN poll, 73 percent of Americans believe Congress should either start over on an “entirely new bill” or not do health care reform at all this year. A Gallup survey released February 25 showed that the majority of Americans oppose using reconciliation to expedite passage of health reform legislation through the Senate.

Overhauling our health care system will affect every single American and is simply too important to be passed without broad bipartisan support. Yet, it is clear that the only reason you are considering using the budget reconciliation process to pass this unpopular bill is because you have not been able to attract any Republican support for your comprehensive health bill.

We recommend you rethink your plans of expediting such legislation through Congress over the strong objections of the American people. We urge you to listen to the advice of Senator Robert C. Byrd, who was quoted in the Washington Post on March 22, 2009:

I am certain that putting health-care reform and climate change legislation on a freight train through Congress is an outrage that must be resisted.

Using the reconciliation process to enact major legislation prevents an open debate about critical issues in full view of the public. Health reform and climate change are issues that, in one way or another, touch every American family. Their resolution carries serious economic and emotional consequences.

The misuse of the arcane process of reconciliation — a process intended for deficit reduction — to enact substantive policy changes is an undemocratic disservice to our people and to the Senate’s institutional role.

We agree with this assessment—misusing the Senate rules in this way would be a tremendous “disservice” to the American people and it is “an outrage” that we should resist.

In that regard, to endeavor to ensure that the reconciliation process is not used to fast-track an unpopular bill through Congress, we wish to inform you that we will oppose efforts to waive the so-called Byrd Rule during Senate consideration of any reconciliation bill concerning health reform. The Byrd Rule, as you know, was created by Senator Byrd to ensure that reconciliation bills were not used to enact policy changes, the primary purpose of which is not specifically related to the federal budget. As it takes 60 votes to waive the Byrd Rule, we can ensure that any provision that trips the Byrd Rule will be stripped from the bill, which will require that the bill be sent back to the House for further consideration and additional votes.

We urge you to abandon the use of reconciliation to pass a partisan bill that is opposed by the vast majority of Americans. Instead, we encourage you to work with us on a series of bipartisan bills that provide a step-by-step approach to reducing the cost of health care for Americans.

Finally, a display of cojones by Senate Republicans!

Wednesday, March 10, 2010


He had the brass balls to insult the Supreme Court during the State of the Union address and he likes to swan around giving orders to Congress. Both of these branches of our government are equal to the Executive branch and don't have to take his shit! And apparently, Dr. Utopia doesn't know better!

He is arrogant and, like most arrogant people, somewhat stupid! Also snotty and disrespectful. The SCOTUS justices are there for LIFE! Unlike our current White House resident who has been damned lucky to get four years in office - and he's blowing that.

Why should we respect him? Why should we listen to him? He respects nobody and nothing and listens to nobody at no time. Respect must be earned. It isn't a given. We will respect THE OFFICE - but not the dunderhead who occupies it!

Whether Congressman Massa is lying through his teeth - or not - the fact that so many people are prepared to believe so many vile things about Rahm Emanuel is a telling development. In addition, the fact that he has now become a figure of amusement to so many people is ultimately the destruction of the man as a political force. And this is a good thing. He is a brilliant, pugnacious, nasty and hyper-partisan little troll and has no place in public life; certainly he has no place in the White House as a senior advisor to the President of the United States.

The presence of Emanuel and Axelrod in the administration of Dr. Utopia very much reminds me of another administration and another pair of evil genies sitting on the President's shoulder. Their names were Haldemann and Erlichman! I have never met two men who were more despictable. A few who were AS despicable, but never more so.

Tuesday, March 09, 2010


Is he telling the truth about nekkid Rahm sans tutu and the unhinged shower room incident? That's what I want to know.

I believe there were witnesses and I want to hear from them!

Monday, March 08, 2010


This saddens me. I am still furious with his horrendous behavior during the time that he tried to destroy President George W. Bush with the "Well those documents might have been faked, but they were accurate!" stupidity. But now, Dan Rather has further destroyed his once excellent reputation as a journalist out of his own mouth, with this:
DAN RATHER: Part of the undertow in the coming election is going to be President Obama's leadership. And the Republicans will make a case and a lot of independents will buy this argument. "Listen he just hasn't been, look at the health care bill. It was his number one priority. It took him forever to get it through and he had to compromise it to death." And a version of, "Listen he's a nice person, he's very articulate" this is what's been used against him, "but he couldn't sell watermelons if it, you gave him the state troopers to flag down the traffic."

And he was nekkid at the time! (The difference between naked and nekkid is this: If you're naked, that means you aren't wearing any clothes. If you're nekkid - that means you aren't wearing any clothes and you're up to something!) Oh my! Wouldn't that be (or not) an interesting sight? Was Rahm's tutu at the cleaners?

Drudge ran a story today about Rahm Emanuel coming up to Congressman Eric Massa, totally naked, and attacking him in the gym showers, screaming and yelling and generally acting crazy. While completely naked. Ranting, raving, poking, threatening. While completely naked.

Today’s an interesting day. More and more keeps coming out about what the DNC is doing to Congressman Massa. A few things COULD happen:

(1) Massa has the potential to destroy the DNC with all of this. The more he talks about naked Rahm Emanuel screaming and yelling and threatening him in the showers, the more attention this gets from the general public. It’s the naked part that gets people’s attention. It is ready-fodder for the comedians. Even hacks who refuse to lampoon Democrats just can’t avoid laughing at the absurdity of this. It has the potential of really resonating with the public.

(2) Rahm Emanuel will want to strike back at Massa for revealing all this. If he and the DNC have already dropped nukes on Massa, what more could they do? THAT will be interesting. Seriously. What more could they do to this man? Call him a RAAACIST next? Accuse him of being a pedophile? What happens when Rahm’s Chicago politics of personal destruction fail in the first volley and someone like Massa stands up to him?

(3) If Rahm strikes back, what does Massa do next? Does he out Rahm? Do Rahm’s other victims see the blood in the water and seize their opportunity for payback. There is decades of dirt on Rahm Emanuel. There are many people in Chicago and Washington who hate this man and want to see him get the payback that’s been building for him. Will this finally be the trigger of one epic, spectacular, take-down of someone incredibly deserving for such payback?

So, essentially, a perfect storm is brewing that could very well bring down the DNC and Rahm Emanuel, depending on how events play out and how much the public starts paying attention.

The meme is building that Democrats are corrupt Chicago thugs who use blackmail, extortion, bribery, threats, and, apparently, naked shouting matches, to get what they want, regardless of what’s good for their constituents…with no regard for what the public wants.

It is starting to get interesting. Isn't that an old Celtic toast? "May you live in interesting times!" Hmmmm!

Emanuel had to know that this was going to hit the papers. It isn't like this nonsense happened in a vacuum. Was that his intention? Hmmmmm!

Don't resign Massa!

How much longer are we expected to pay lip service to the fiction that Islam is a religion of peace? What it truly seems to me to be is a cult of death to anyone who doesn't buy their brand of repressive 7th century fanaticism! And I continue to ask how they can have the brass balls to claim first entitlement to the Holy Land when the Jews were there first, the Catholics and Christians were there second and only later did the Muslims come upon the scene in full murderous glory. which they continue to this day:

JOS, Nigeria (AFP) – UN chief Ban Ki-moon on Monday appealed for "maximum restraint" amid revulsion at the slaughter of more than 500 Christians in Nigeria, as survivors told how the killers chopped down their victims.

Funerals were taking place for victims of the three-hour orgy of violence in several Christian villages close to the city of Jos, which was blamed on members of the mainly Muslim Fulani ethnic group.

If this is an example of the "religion of peace" then I'll pass!

These two cutie pies continue to enthrall and entertain me with their antics. They are so adorable. They took it upon themselves to disappear themselves yesterday afternoon and for the life of me, I couldn't find them. Then they magically appeared when I filled up their food dish. Apparently they were on strike!

They have now discovered that TWO can fit on my lap. Advantages of having a wide mamma! And they take full advantage.

Note to self: Trim those kitty claws! Lots of little pinpricks in the thighs from happy kitties!

Yes, I watched the Red Carpet to see what the celebutards were wearing. It's the only thing entertaining about this night composed primarily of vapid, self-obsessed people patting themselves on the back for work that is only marginally praiseworthy (Dame Helen Mirren would be an exception to that rule - she's brilliant. Meryl Streep is overrated, in my opinion.)

I was delighted to read this morning that Jeff Bridges won an Oscar and that Sandra Bullock, who is by all accounts a very nice woman, also won. I am not necessarily enthralled by the fact that Mo'Nique won. I find her to be a deplorable woman- forget the fact that for some idiotic reason she finds good grooming to be unacceptable! She's another "we is victims" kind of person and the hairy legs are only a side (and unattractive) issue! Get over yourself bitch and realize that you have been luckier than you deserve. You aren't that funny and your performance in Precious was a fluke!

I fell asleep before the big awards were given - I get up and go to work every day! The show, as always was tedius and boring. Pretty much echoing the qualities of most of the films being honored!

Friday, March 05, 2010


Last night, Rusty finally decided that he had hidden and run away long enough and he was going to venture forth and find out who this new human in his life really was. His new human was thrilled to finally get a chance to pet him and the next chapter involved lots of petting, some treats and a very happy pussycat rolling around on my lap purring! Buddy wasn't exactly happy since he's had exclusive rights to my lap since Sunday but he dealt with it well, eventually earning his fair share of snuggles and praise. Both boys slept with me last night and this morning when I was getting ready to go to work, they were playing happily all over the house - the game is called (I think) "chase with no expectation of catching"! The rules involve a lot of running around and some very easily heard meowing! An occasional vault over the queen sized bed earns extra points!

I am hopelessly in love!

Thursday, March 04, 2010


Now on display at Riehl World View:

When In The Course Of Human Events

That this inexperienced travesty of a chief executive, Obama, more a byproduct of timing and media collaboration, than his own worth, or accomplishment, is personally advocating for the so-called nuclear option is the final straw.

It’s official. After months of threatening to push the button on the so-called nuclear option, reconciliation — the parliamentary maneuver that Harry Reid said “nobody” is talking about and that President Obama said Americans didn’t care about last week — is a go.

Reconcile this, you distasteful, malevolent little quisling punk - a timely reminder of some words I never thought would have such import during my lifetime.

When in the Course of human events it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature's God entitle them, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes which impel them to the separation.

The cause is well known and it is just. When the alleged leader of a democratic republic places his own wishes so above those of the complete body politic, he is no longer worthy of the title, leader, no matter what office he might occupy.

Only a fool with no clear appreciation of, or for, America past and present, would dare undertake what this pustule in the White House is attempting to do. It is contingent upon the Republican Party to undertake every step, every maneuver it can to bring this government to a halt.

I cannot say I blame him. I've been of the opinion that revolution is inevitable for many months. Stock up on non-perishables and water folks! With what Dan Riehl describes as a "pustule" on the body politic occupying the White House, we're in for a rocky ride!


Does he talk to his daughters in that tone? Michelle would kick his skinny ass if he did!

Dr. Utopia (the name the fine lads over at HillBuzz have given our President) has now instructed the members of Congress (a co-equal branch of the U.S. government) that he is no longer disposed to tolerate their foolish hesitations in ramming the health care bill (that their constituents do not want) down the American public's throat! And he has done so in a tone that is, above all, supercilious and demeaning toward the members of Congress. On that basis alone, I'd throw him the middle finger and vote against the damned thing, but there are so many other reasons to vote down the 2700 page boondoggle!

What an arrogant piece of shit is masquerading as the President! We've never seen anyone less qualified, less competent, less worth the efforts made by so many to elect him!

Wednesday, March 03, 2010


What we need to happen is this: we need to convince other moderate, conservative, and independent sites to think outside the usual box and direct all activist power to identifying and pressuring Democrat donors to rein the office-holders in. Instead of hitting the Senators and Congress critters directly, it will carry much more weight to have wealthy socialite donors make those calls for us — frantic — that their support for the people behind this madness has caused the public to start sending thousands of letters a day to their law firms and jamming their fax machines with endless letters demanding to know why they are the ones funding this madness.

It’s like a battlefield strategy to cut off the Democrats’ supply chain: if we severe the money stream from large private donors, we can cripple the DNC.

It will be a lot of hard work. We certainly can’t do this alone. But, we all have fundraising experience here. We’ve been on statewide Finance Committees. We know how skittish donors are. These people don’t want to be noticed. They don’t want to hear from the public. They don’t want to be questioned about why they’re writing big checks that directly led to the people they support enacting the “nuclear option” of Reconciliation.

Hold the donors accountable.

Cut off the DNC’s funding.

Cripple the Leftists.

Save the country.

It could work, especially if only George Soros is left to fund DNC candidates! Even Soros doesn't possess enough funds to carry all the load! And with his ego and arrogance, he'll try to do it, thus breaking his own financial back!

Hmmmmm! Ideas anyone?

As was reported today on Yahoo! news:

After a year of furious town-hall fights, landmark House and Senate votes, the surprise election of Republican Scott Brown and the president's bipartisan summit last week, it now all comes down to a game of chicken.

Either the House or the Senate has to begin the process of meshing their two very different health care bills into a single piece of legislation. Only when the two chambers have passed the exact same bill can President Obama sign it into law. Like every other step along the year-plus path toward passage of a reform package, this one has lots of treacherous Chutes and Ladders-style pitfalls.

Well isn't that just peachy keen. This is a takeover of 1/6th of the American economy by a bunch of bumbling idiots who couldn't get it done when they had an overwhelming majority in the House and the Senate and a President who was on their side. They locked Republicans out of their deliberations and basically told them to shut up and go away. Then they have ONE freaking meeting at the White House with Republicans present and now they think they have cover to say: "It's the Republicans' fault" when a crappy bill gets presented to the American people!

The defeat of Kay Bailey Hutchison in Texas should be the Dems' final wake-up call. The Tea Party movement is alive and well and defeating people who do not have the best interests of the majority of American citizens in mind! American unemployment is going to rise after the November elections - and rightly so! All y'all will be unemployed!

Tuesday, March 02, 2010


She is beautiful and has the biggest heart of anyone I know. Despite the fact that she is sometimes tart-tongued and impatient with people, she would never deliberately do anyone harm. She is loving and supportive of those in her life that matter - and I'm fortunate enough to be one of those people. She has two of the greatest dogs I've ever known: Zeus, a mixed-breed pit bull weighing in at 85 snuggly, cuddly (I'm serious) pounds. He is handsome and sweet and altogether a delightful critter. Then there is Harley, the corgi mix, with her exceptionally pretty face and her boundlessly loving heart. Licky dog. I love it. Then there's her little blue faced dog - her Siamese cat Tim. He's imperious and silly and endlessly entertaining and he never, ever shuts up! Drives Linda crazy. But the animals reflect all of Linda's best qualities - loving and supportive and funny! Tim and the two dogs are the best of friends and are in the habit of running into the living room, flopping on their backs in a row on the living room rug and presenting their bellies for scratching! And if you don't oblige, Tim will start yapping at you as only a Siamese can do! Very entertaining.

Like most of us, Linda has her faults, but in the grand scheme of life, she is the one person I want in my corner in every way. I love her. Just thought I'd mention it!

Kate Gosselin? Seriously? On what planet? Of course, the good news is, Shannen Doherty will eat her for lunch! If Neicy Nash leaves any pretensions Ms. Gosselin may have that she has any talent over than procreating like a rabbit!

Go away, Kate, please go away!

The president and the members of Congress are our employees, aren't they? We elect them, we pay them through our taxes and they represent US in their jobs.

So why, in the name of all that is sensible, do they not listen to the overwhelming demand of the American people (their employers) that this offensively massive and cumbersome health care boondoggle be DROPPED and that they turn their attention to solving some other problems - like unemployment!

Last night Buddy discovered rule no. 1 in our household - make Mom laugh and you get a treat! I got home from work and unpacked their scratching post and sprinkled it with a bit of catnip to attract them to it and lo and behold, Buddy ran right to it and then didn't put his brakes on in time and ran right into the ottoman that was next to it! As soon as I knew he wasn't injured (he jumped up, smacked the ottoman with his paw and went on about his business), I totally lost it! He came running to my lap to see what was so funny and I hugged him and gave him a treat and told him he was a good boy to make me laugh! Rusty sat on the back of the couch observing all these antics as if to say that he was too dignified for such hijinks. But then, Rusty is so gorgeous that he gets treats just for existing!

Monday, March 01, 2010


Why are they under the impression that their athletes are supposed to win more medals overall than any other country? Are they still stuck in their past? You remember that time - when Russians skaters owned the pairs and ice dancing events and frequently the men's and ladies' events as well. When the Soviet juggernaut pretty much rolled over every other athlete in the world? Hockey, bobsled, downhill (although there - not so much), you name it. Russians won it. They are grousing about maybe not having the Winter Olympics at Sochi in four years because their athletes aren't the very best in the world! So what?

Guess what kids - one of the things that has changed since the former Soviet empire crumbled is that your "pool" from which to find talented athletes has gotten much smaller. No longer can people from the Ukraine (Oksana Baiul and Viktor Petrenko) skate for the Soviets! Or bobsled for them. Or play hockey for them.

The Russian leadership (Putin) has made it a point to whine and complain ever since Evgeni Plushenko won the silver medal in the men's event - a medal he didn't really deserve. I've kept the DVR recording and frankly - he didn't skate worth a flip! Johnny Weir, a man I normally castigate pretty severely, skated brilliantly and flawlessly and should have won the silver or bronze. Plushenko was sloppy on the ice and other than the quad, he showed nothing whatsoever. What a bunch of infantile twits - yes, you Mr. Putin. You're a well-known murderous thug (Does the name Lisachenko ring a bell?) so why don't you threaten your athletes into winning? Why not? Because it doesn't work. Well fancy that! So you'll just have to nurture extraordinary athletes of your own. It might come in handy to read the freaking rules beforehand.

Saturday was the big day when Buddy and Rusty came to live at my house. Rusty was altogether certain that there was no way in hell that he was going to be put in a carrier and transported ANYWHERE and ultimately, when three adult women couldn't corral a 12 pound cat and get him situated where he needed to be - the daughter of the lady who was fostering Rusty called to see how we were doing and said she'd come over and deal with it later in the afternoon. So Linda and I trundled home with a very quiet, relaxed and confident Buddy sitting on her lap in a soft-sided carrier.

Buddy immediately scrunched his lovely self under the dresser in my bedroom and meowed loudly to let us know he had no intentions of emerging any time soon! And he didn't! Until Sunday afternoon when I sort of settled down from doing all my chores and stretched out on the bed to watch the Olympics! Suddenly with a meow, a beautiful orange and white kitty jumped onto my lap, started kneading my legs with his front paws, purring and licking my hand and bumping noses. I was overwhelmed with his affectionate behavior. Rusty is roaming around my bedroom as long as I am on my bed and safely unable to grab him quickly - so that's a start.

They are beautiful boys, very sweet and very tidy! They are healing my broken heart quite well.