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Thanksgiving Eve Thankfulness To Be Thankful For

November 26, 2014 By: Juanita Jean Category: Uncategorized

GQ Magazine just named Rick Perry #13 on the 30 Least Influential People in America list.

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My thoughts exactly.

Thanks to Kyle for the heads up.

I Must Be An Underachiever

November 26, 2014 By: Juanita Jean Category: Uncategorized

by John A. Kwitkoski

The man pictured is Lord Christopher Monckton, a contributor of World Net Daily. He also contributes to his toilet, which is just about the same thing. He was opining about the gays:

LordChristopherMonckton“… homosexuals had an average of 500-1,000 partners in their sexually active lifetimes, and that some had as many as 20,000.” He continues with the usual inflammatory remarks about drug abuse, AIDS, etc., and ends with “… the consequently short, miserable lives and high death rate of homosexuals.”

Wow.

Now first, I’m not sure I understand how someone can have 20,000 sexual partners and a “short, miserable life”. By my figuring. if you become sexually active at 18 and partner with a different person every night, you’ll be about 73 when you hit the 20,000 mark! (And bless you heart if that happens.) So, unless you’re a lousy lover or choose lousy partners, somewhere in that 20,000 there had to be some happy time. Yes?

I’ll tell you this, I want to meet these guys! They must be sex-on-a-stick! They could be spokespersons for Viagra. Or recipients of the Cialis Lifetime Achievement Award. 20,000 is some serious sexy time!

But to be honest, this news has really depressed me. I’m 63 and by my count I’m more than 19,970 short. So if you don’t hear from me much in the future it’ll be because I’ll be busy elsewhere, if you know what I mean. According to his lordship, I have a lot of catching up to do.

Have a Happy Thanksgiving.

Fun with Guns: Son of a Gun(Nut) Edition

November 26, 2014 By: Juanita Jean Category: Uncategorized

daChipster reporting:

Last Friday, in Lake Stevens, WA, a 3-year-old boy was playing with a 4-year-old neighbor, behind a locked door in a house chock-full of guns.  What could possibly go wrong? 

No one seems to know how the kids got the gun.  It’s a frickin’ mystery!  The dad is an avid “collector” who teaches his children “gun safety” and claims his “hobby” is no more dangerous than stamp-collecting.  Because the  1918 “Inverted Jenny” 24¢ Airmail is NOTORIOUS for head wounds.  He also was a vocal opponent to Washington’s anti-gun Initiaive 594, which actually passed on election day.

But it gets better worse.  Turns out Dad AND Mom both counterfiled against each other last year.  Their mutual charge?  Leaving guns lying around the house.  The kid is still in serious condition, but at least he’s off the critical list. 

In related news, a 3-year-old Tulsa boy shot and killed his mother with a semiautomatic hand gun while she changed his sister’s diaper.

Guns don’t kill people.  Toddlers do.

 

Just So You Know

November 25, 2014 By: Juanita Jean Category: Uncategorized

Guys, I am having a ball on vacation.  This week Bubba, me, Bubba Jr, and the lovely Mrs. Bubba Jr. had VIP tours of the Harry S Truman Library and home in Independence, Missouri, thanks to customer Deb and her Bubba, Craig.  It was the experience of a lifetime.

I’ll have loads of pictures to share but I just opened my computer machine for the first time and want to share this with you.  It is a draft of a letter that President Truman sent to Joseph McCarthy.  This photograph was taken through glass so you’ll need to click the little one to see the big one.

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I wish that President Obama would make a copy of this letter and send it to Ted Cruz.  Hell, Cruz even looks like McCarthy.

Harry Truman rocked.

It’s not a “black thing”

November 25, 2014 By: Juanita Jean Category: Uncategorized

by daChipster

So, Bill Cosby. When I was a kid, I enjoyed Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids on Saturday mornings. When I was a little older, I had one of his albums. In the 80s, I watched the Cosby Show. In the 90s, I saw him perform live. Having enjoyed his body of work and the positive messages he’s portrayed, I am terrifically saddened that all these accusations have come out. Saddened, but not surprised. It seems anybody who wags a moralistic finger at those below him ends up a hypocrite, these days.

But, it’s not a “black thing.”

So, Ferguson. I don’t know why people choose to care about one shooting over another. I don’t know why protesters were so strong, and the media so present, on this one, but so weak and so absent on John Crawford, or 12-year-old Tamir Rice, both Ohioans killed by cops recently in separate incidents when somebody called 911 to report them carrying a gun, each of which was fake.   I suspect it has a lot to do with long-simmering tensions in Ferguson, that erupted once the heat was turned up by Michael Brown’s killing. Turned back down to simmer, these tensions boiled over again when a grand jury failed to indict his killer. That decision literally and figuratively lit the matches that blew Ferguson up last night.

But, it’s not a “black thing.”

In fact, with all due respect to the black community, most of what’s going on is not about them, per se.

It’s not black-white. Or brown-white. Or yellow-white. It’s not a race or color thing at all. 

It’s a poor thing.

Unless someone comes up with strong evidence within the statute of limitations, Bill Cosby has successfully gotten away with decades of serial rape and sexual assault, because he had the power to cow any accusers, and the money to buy the silence of those who wouldn’t scare. He only pulled this nonsense because he had the money and power to get away with it.  Anybody black, brown, white or plaid, who didn’t and tried the same thing would rightfully end up a registered and jailed sex offender.

As we see in Ferguson, the black id is still in a justifiable siege mentality. Centuries of enslavement and oppression are not to be wiped away by a couple of decades of people mouthing “equality” but not backing it up with action.  But it’s not just a black thing. It so happens that they are still on the downside looking up because they are the ones still in the slums. Irish and Italians are just two groups who faced similar circumstances, and also had endemic crime in their neighborhoods, while being blackguarded by WASPy politicos and editors. Same with hispanics today.

Those who stand in opposition to Affirmative Action, public education, and other attempts to level the playing field bleat phrases like “Equality of Opportunity, not Equality of Outcome!” All the while, equality of opportunity is a sham.

The only people with equal opportunity are those who can pay for it.

The only people with equal justice are those who can pay for it.

The only people with equal police protection are those who can pay for it.

The only people with equal access to reproductive health are those who can pay for it.

The only people with equal political speech are those who can pay for it.

The only people with equal access to the ballot are those who can pay for it.

The only people with equal representation in Washington are those who can pay for it.

As in Animal Farm, we are learning that some people are, indeed, more equal than others.   Roosevelt New Deal liberalism recognized that equality of opportunity means NOTHING unless it leads to equality of outcome.  But the ones who get equality of outcome are not the ones chased and shot by police.  If punished at all, their crimes are federal, and they are politely arrested, post bond, and are back at the office suite after lunch.

That the people in Ferguson are black is only a coincidence of current history. In 1776 America, they were all white. In 1789 France and 1919 Russia, as well. In 1947 they were Indian. In 1946, they were Chinese. In 1959, they were Cuban. In 1979, they were Iranian. It’s not a black thing.

It’s a poor thing.

Another Existential Threat to Democracy…Averted!

November 24, 2014 By: Juanita Jean Category: Uncategorized

by daChipster

Bullslingers, Entirely Negated, Greatly Hatefully Aggravated, Zero Intelligence

What’s that spell?

It spells yet another round of spasmodic Right Wing Nutjobs waxing apoplectic over the latest in a long series of GOP Benghazi investigations turning up plenty o’ NUTTIN!   What to do, what to do?

Well, if you’re Miz Lindsey Graham, Senator (R–Vapors, SC) you clutch a damp hanky to your décolletage, lay the back of your hand against your forehead and gasp, in a tremulous voice, “I think the report is full of crap…That’s a bunch of garbage. That’s a complete bunch of garbage.”

All the while searching with your buttocks for the fainting couch.

Meanwhile, even the GOP-controlled House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence which, ironically, features members like Peter King, Chairman Mike Rogers, and the below-mentioned Michele Bachmann, had to admit in its “garbage” report that, when it comes to Benghazi, there’s no THERE there.

No conspiracy? No cover-up? NO PROBLEM for Miz Lindsey and friends! So long as there is no evidence of a conspiracy or a cover-up, then clearly the cover-up conspiracy is WORKING!