Saturday, February 21, 2009

Thought for the day ...

from Quotes of the Day

"The rule is perfect: in all matters of opinion our adversaries are insane."

--Mark Twain

Wednesday, February 18, 2009

Socalism rears its ugly head once again ...

from Bob Cesca

I'm calling upon Sean Hannity to use his prime time television program as a platform to rally Republican politicians, cable news hacks and citizens alike to refuse delivery of not just recovery bill spending, but all so-called "socialist" government programs. Send it all back. End American socialism now! All of it.

Refuse to send your kids to socialized public schools and universities; refuse to use socialized roads and highways; refuse to call upon socialized police and fire departments; shut down the socialized air traffic control; refuse to visit socialized national parks; tell grandma that her Social Security and Medicare will have to be sent back to the government; demand the immediate dismantling of our socialized American military. Sarah Palin and her supporters in Alaska should refuse all forms of "redistributed wealth" by sending back their checks from the socialized oil program there.

... more on this spectacularly patriotic, anti-socialist theme after the click.

My comment: Sadly, whenever people ban together and pool their resources for the common good ... that's socialism. No two ways about it. I'm sick and tired of all the Isms and the damned Ism Wars. The only Ism worth more than a fart with a lump in it is Pragmatism!

[Well, maybe not on second thought.]

Diagramatically speaking ...

from HoffPo

Something that most people - even his political opponents - agree on is that President Barack Obama is a fairly gifted orator. On those occasions when he speaks extemporaneously, he still struggles with vocalized pauses - those lengthy "Uhhmmms" and "Errrrrs" - but in general, he can compose articulate sentences and typically does fine work with a prepared speech.

But is GRAMMAR, itself, in the tank for Obama? Apparently so, and all it takes to reveal this truth is a trip back to the most hated part of your middle school education: sentence diagramming.

... check out Obama's sentence diagrams here after the click.

Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Republican Fiscal Conservatives in Action

My comment: When ever they say anything, you can count on the truth being the exact opposite. ... and you can take that to the bank!

Fiscal Conservatism appears to mean "borrow yourself wealthy!"

Please forgive me if I seem a little cynical!