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Saturday, July 31, 2004

Comparing The John Kerry Salute To The Bush Salute

The Democrats beg to differ.

Ya know, I threw "mine" away.



That isn't what he's saying to those Marines, but it's funny. Kerry pointing to medals on a soldiers chest when he threw "his" away. Depending on when you ask Flipper, they either were or weren't his medals. At the time they were, now they aren't. I wonder how many veterans have more pride in their medals than John "I don't fall down, that son of a bitch knocked me down." Kerry.

Anyway, that isn't what's going in the pic. Kerry thought he'd interupt the meal of a few unimpressed Marines.

"He imposed on us and I disagree with him coming over here shaking our hands," one of them told reporters afterwards. "I'm 100 percent against" Kerry, he said. "We support our commander-in-chief 100 percent."


Hat tip to Jettison at Blogs For Bush for the find and Duane at The Forest For The Trees for the title suggestion.

Birds Of A Lying Feather

Liar, Joe Wilson, is hailed as a valued member of the Kerry team with "integrity". That was on the 29th of July, well after the Senate report on intelligence leading to Operation Iraqi Freedom exposed that (according to Wilson's own investigation) Saddam had indeed tried to purchase enriched uranium (also called "yellow cake") from Niger despite the public blusterings in direct contradiction Wilson made upon his return. President Bush cited British intelligence claims that Saddam attempted to purchase the enriched uranium in his state of the union address. Since then and shortly before camp Kerry's foolish endorsement, a British investigation into the related intelligence found that ample evidence existed to support the claim.

This is what Flipper's crew consider's "integrity", folks. Remember that when they claim the President lied.

Friday, July 30, 2004

"Let's take a look now shall we?"

Puggs over at Random Nuclear Strikes analyzes John Kerry's salute.




Limp

Of course, every picture I can find where John Kerry is saluting someone, he's saluting campaign contributors. I cannot find any pictures of him with soldiers (not with him saluting anyway). Maybe it is bad form for a civilian to salute soldiers?

Dunno.

Or maybe he figures if he can marry for money, TWICE, he certainly can salute for it.



Much better

Boiling Dave's Blood

Dave, your favorite local Leftist is in the spotlight again. He's accusing President Bush of planning to reinstate the draft, while sponsoring legislation to reinstate it himself !!!

Have a nice day.

Raw Data

If you ain't got time for the whole thing, search for "willingness " and read on from there.

Bush Speech in Springfield

The Council Has Spoken

The winning entries in the Watcher's Council vote for this week are Control Room by Patterico's Pontifications, and Getting It Out... by The S-Train Canvas. You can find all the results here.

Wednesday, July 28, 2004

Hey! You!

Wanna be a hero?

Shamelssly stolen from Mrs. du Toit. Be warned, it's a time waster.

The Definitive John Kerry

If you can't watch this, read it!
John Kerry on Iraq
Come back when you get done.

Welcome back. Our nation's Leaders are its source of guidance and direction. Do we want leaders who recognize threats and act decisively to confront them, or do we want those who stick their fingers to the political winds before deciding whether or not to act in response to threats we face?

One is left to wonder whether Kerry would stay the course or cut and run. What type of respect does that show for those who have placed their lives on the line in response to the decisions of our leaders? Is their effort all for not? It's hard to tell when the want-to-be CIC can't even articulate whether or not he values their sacrafices to date. Does Kerry think liberating Iraq from Saddam Hussein was the right thing to do? I wouldn't believe him now no matter what he said. He is guilty, as is evident by HIS OWN WORDS (available in transcript and video footage at the link provided), of literally trying to have it both ways. One can not afford those statements the excuse of nuance.

What's on display in the link above is the blustering of an indecisive, power hungry partisan, Anti-War Protestor Democrat that is currently running for President of The United States. John Kerry is a not a leader. He is an opportunist and a liar. See ya in November, Donks!

Well GOLLY GEE GOSH!

How ever could I insist that the fat sack of shit known as Michael Moore is anti-American?

Hmmmmmmmmm.....

"If someone did this [9/11] to get back at Bush, then they did so by killing thousands of people who DID NOT VOTE for him! Boston, New York, D.C., and the planes' destination of California -- these were places that voted AGAINST Bush!" -- Michael Moore On 9/12/2001

"The Iraqis who have risen up against the occupation are not "insurgents" or "terrorists" or "The Enemy." They are the REVOLUTION, the Minutemen, and their numbers will grow -- and they will win."

"I would like to apologize for referring to George W. Bush as a 'deserter.' What I meant to say is that George W. Bush is a deserter, an election thief, a drunk driver, a WMD liar, and a functional illiterate. And he poops his pants"

"(Americans) are possibly the dumbest people on the planet ... in thrall to conniving, thieving, smug pr*cks. We Americans suffer from an enforced ignorance. We don’t know about anything that’s happening outside our country. Our stupidity is embarrassing.”

"On his North American tour in support of Dude, Where’s My Country, Moore substituted Canadians for Britons, telling audiences that the “dumbest Canadian” in attendance could surely outwit 'the smartest American.'"

"Should such an ignorant people (Americans) lead the world?"

"There's a gullible side to the American people. They can be easily misled. Religion is the best device used to mislead them."

"You know in my town the small businesses that everyone wanted to protect? They were the people that supported all the right-wing groups. They were the Republicans in the town, they were in the Kiwanas, the Chamber of Commerce - people that kept the town all white. The small hardware salesman, the small clothing store salespersons, Jesse the Barber who signed his name three different times on three different petitions to recall me from the school board. F*ck all these small businesses - f*ck 'em all! Bring in the chains. The small businesspeople are the rednecks that run the town and suppress the people. F*ck 'em all. That's how I feel


Gee, I dunno......

Yeah, I'm in a foul mood today. Living in Seattle will do that to you.

Oh. My. GOD!

I cannot believe that an elected offical can be so fucking worthless!

"I'd like to believe that there's enough common sense left in the world that disputes don't have to degenerate into a Showdown at the O.K. Corral. I'd like to believe that most women will choose to use basic common sense, such as traveling in large groups and only in well-lit, heavily populated areas, before resorting to violence on their own.”


Read that paragraph again. Do you hear that, ladies? Rather than being able to protect yourself, you should only travel in groups or in well lit areas. If you work or live in a bad part of town, I guess you're fucked. If you can't find a group of people to go to the store with you, I guess you're fucked. New Jersey Senate President Dick Codey doesn't want you to be able to defend yourself, you should just stay huddled in your house until the cops come to make the bad man stop!

WHAT A CROCK OF SHIT!

"It may just be that I've been a little preoccupied with the recent enactment of the (fiscal year) 2005 Budget, but I wasn't aware that, as the Second Amendment Sisters claim, society had gotten so bad that a woman's only hope to avoid violence is to carry around an Uzi and not be afraid to use it.

"That statement isn't exactly true, mind you, but gun advocacy groups, like the Second Amendment Sisters, would rather that the general population believe otherwise, because it's through misinformation and fear that their cause actually gains any footing. Regardless of the actual facts, they're willing to push a bleak world view where a woman's only chance of survival is to have a bigger gun than the next person.”


No Dick, they just need a gun. Any gun, any size. God made men, Sam Colt made them equal. I guess in Dick's world, women should just cower under the bed until someone comes to rescue them. I guess in Dick's world, it's better for criminals to roam the streets while law-abiding citizens must travel in groups. I guess in Dick's world, women are just weaklings who need a big strong policeman to protect them because they don't have the mental capacity to do it themselves.

What a fucking sack of shit. Dick the dick needs to be assaulted by a really big guy named "Bubbah" in a dark ally and anally raped until he passes out. And when he complains about it, we can tell him that he's shit out of luck, all the cops were watching over large groups of women who were walking to the store. Fuck him, fuck his useless victim-creating ideology, and fuck anything he ever came in contact with. This useless fucking parasite needs to be taken out back and shot, preferably by one of the Second Amendment Sisters. This fucking worthless cretin is part of the reason that crime spirals out of control. He would rather preside over a society of victims rather than allow women to defend themselves. He's a fucking scumball who isn't fit to use as fertilizer.

If any asshole tries to screw with MY girlfriend, I won't be getting a call from the cops, I'll be getting a call from a strong woman who will tell me "There's a guy to tried to rape me. He's leaking a lot of blood onto the floor. Should I call the city morgue?" My girlfriend doesn't have to travel in a group. My girlfriend doesn't have to be scared of a not-so-well lit area.

My girlfriend can defend herself, which is something this fucking asshole Dick Cobey has a problem with. Go tell MY girlfriend to only travel in groups or in well lit areas, you fucking prick!

I'll call the city morgue to pick up your useless corpse.

Thanks for the RCOB, Ravenwood.

Weekly Bias Check

Alphecca's Weekly Check on the Bias is up. Always a good read.

Tuesday, July 27, 2004

Time to get Mad.

Kim du Toit brought this article, written by a Marine Colonel to my attention. Take a gander at it. I can't pull any quotes out and let you nibble, you have to digest the whole thing.

And then come back here and take a breath.

As good as President Bush has been to our military, I believe that he's screwed up in a big way by not enlarging the size of our active duty forces. I think we should have at least two more Army divisions on active duty, to cover our obligations without burning out the troops. Our Air Force needs new planes, even if their just copies of our older models. The B-52's have been flying since the Korean War, folks. Think about that. You can thank the good folks at Boeing for implimenting a safety and engineering standard that has allowed those planes to keep flying long after people thought they would be done. I'd like to see more Marines on active duty, so that the Marine Corps won't suffer a service-wide case of combat fatigue. The Marines are some of the toughest SOB's you'll ever run across, but they can only do so much.

Between Congress and the President, governmental spending has jumped, and yet only a small percentage of that jump went to the military. Tie in the fact that some weapons programs have been cut (not without good reason), and that percentage gets even smaller. For Pete's sake, Kim du Toit had to raise money to buy good scopes for our MILITARY snipers! Pay and benefits increases only go so far in retaining good troops, and when the military can't even get the equipment that it needs, we're not too far away from "really really bad shitstorm" type situations!

This isn't some sudden problem that jumped up in the past few years, either. This started under Bush Sr, and was ramped up during the Clinton Administration. Clinton closed more bases and handed out more pink slips to the military than any other president in modern history. To put it bluntly, Clinton gutted our military. While Bush has undone SOME of that damaged, he hasn't done nearly enough to bring us up to where we need to be.

And that's not the biggest problem. You want to know what really pisses me off? I don't think that Bush will ever bring the military up to where it needs to be. I don't think he'll ever have the cojones to cut public pork-barrel spending in order to send that money to the military. However, our only other option is even worse when it comes to military spending. John Fonda Kerry LOATHES the military, folks. He hates it with a burning passion. How do I know? Look at his record!

He voted to kill the Bradley Fighting Vehicle
He voted to kill the M-1 Abrams Tank
He voted to Kill the Patriot anti Missile system
He voted to kill every Aircraft carrier laid down since 1988
He voted to kill the Aegis anti aircraft system
He voted to Kill the F-15 strike eagle
He voted to Kill the Block 60 F-16
He voted to Kill the P-3 Orion upgrade
He voted to Kill the B-1
He voted to Kill the B-2
He voted to Kill the FA-18
He voted to Kill the B-2
He voted to Kill the F 117

It's all in the public voting record, folks. Open for anyone to see. Kerry has voted against the miliary equipment that we are now using on a regular basis. If John Fonda Kerry were president, our military would be nothing but men dressed in medievil armor waving swords! He also voted to cut the funding of the FBI by 60%, to cut the funding for the CIA by 80%, and cut the funding for the NSA by 80%. Do you really think this man cares about national security? Do you really think this man cares about military readiness? HELL NO! Kerry would be happy to see the US Military whither away like Canada's forces, to be replaced by some "international multilateral" force. He's proven it time and time again.

Gun rights are the same story. Bush? "I'll sign a new AWB if it comes across my desk" Scary shit, folks. At least we could petition our congresscritters to vote against extending the AWB. Kerry on the other hand has made damn sure that he voted against the 2nd Amendment time and time again. Kerry has missed well over three-quarters of the votes in the Senate this year, but by golly he was there to vote FOR the AWB extention! It's the same story time and time again. Bush may not be doing the best job, but compared to John Fonda Kerry, Bush might as well be the second coming of Theodore Roosevelt!

Is this what the election has boiled down to? Someone we're ambivilous about vs. someone who would toss America into a baby-blue blender and hit "frappe"?

Yeah, it's time to get mad.

P.S.A.

Women, please feel free to disregard this Public Service Announcement.

Men - Let's talk. There's this thing dangling between your legs. In medical terms it's called a "penis". Common vernacular is "wank, cock, dick, one-eyed trouser snake, willy, or heat-seeking moisture missle". It has two main functions. It seems that many people out there are only familiar with one of them, which would be sex. Fucking. Screwing. The Horizontal Mambo. Mattress dancing. Since we seem to be up to speed on that, let me just move straight to the other function, which would be liquid body waste disposal.

You see, thanks to the handy-dandy feature of actually having a protrusion with which to grasp, we men can aim the damn thing while we're taking a leak! This allows us to pee while standing up, which is commonly facilitated by urinals in men's restrooms. As far as I know, women's restrooms do not have urinals. Only the men do. However, this biological feature is completely useless IF YOU DON'T F**KING AIM!

So please, spread the news to all the people you know. Men can aim where they pee. It's true! You can try it out today! Because every time I walk into a public restroom and it looks like the trolls have been having a pee-pee fight, I want to puke. I'm starting to look for trees that appear relatively clean, because the sight and smell of a men's urinal makes me gag! We can aim the damn things, but it does us no good if we just let it hang out and spray all over the area! I feel like I need to clean out rest area bathrooms with a pressure hose before I use them.

Be Clean. Aim your Stream. Please, do it for the children!

Monday, July 26, 2004

Kerry Emerges Ready To Identify With Regular Americans

Turaysuh sez:

"Democrats are putrid.

Oy!

I wrote to Andrew Sullivan today...

...but he hasn't written back. I ripped him I guess but as respectfully as possible because his is one of the first blogs I ever visited. Nonetheless, the guy has gone totally outer limits. John Hawkins say it well here.

Oh the Folly!

I was gonna pen my own chuckles at the ignominy of Jimmy Carter waxing critical about America's foreign affairs, but The Big Trunk has done so quite nicely.

How did John Edwards get so rich?

By suing doctors for causing cerebral palsy by not performing Caesarean Sections. There's just one problem with that .

Oy!

Arafat endorses John Kerry.

Good Old Hollywood Squares Material

Peter Marshall was the host asking the questions, of course.

Q. Do female frogs croak?
A. Paul Lynde: If you hold their little heads under water long enough.

Q. If you're going to make a parachute jump at least how high should you be?
A. Charley Weaver: Three days of steady drinking should do it.

Q. True or False, a pea can last as long as 5,000 years.
A. George Gobel: Boy, it sure seems that way sometimes.

Q. You've been having trouble going to sleep. Are you probably a man or a woman?
A. Don Knotts: That's what's been keeping me awake.

Q. According to Cosmo, if you meet a stranger at a party and you think that he is attractive, is it okay to come out and ask him if he's married?
A. Rose Marie: No; wait until morning.

Q. Which of your five senses tends to diminish as you get older?
A. Charley Weaver: My sense of decency.

Q. In Hawaiian, does it take more than three words to say "I Love You"?
A. Vincent Price: No, you can say it with a pineapple and a twenty.

Q. What are "Do It," "I Can Help," and "I Can't Get Enough"?
A. George Gobel: I don't know, but it's coming from the next apartment.

Q. As you grow older, do you tend to gesture more or less with your hands while talking?
A. Rose Marie: You ask me one more growing old question Peter, and I'll give you a gesture you'll never forget.

Q. Paul, why do Hell's Angels wear leather?
A. Paul Lynde: Because chiffon wrinkles too easily.

Q. Charley, you've just decided to grow strawberries. Are you going to get any during the first year?
A. Charley Weaver: Of course not, I'm too busygrowing strawberries.

Q. In bowling, what's a perfect score?
A. Rose Marie: Ralph, the pin boy.

Q. It is considered in bad taste to discuss two subjects at nudist camps. One is politics, what is the other?
A. Paul Lynde: Tape measures.

Q. During a tornado, are you safer in the bedroom or in the closet?
A. Rose Marie: Unfortunately Peter, I'm always safe in the bedroom.

Q. Can boys join the CampFireGirls?
A. Marty Allen: Only after lights out.

Q. When you pat a dog on its head he will wag his tail. What will a goose do?
A. Paul Lynde: Make him bark?

Q. If you were pregnant for two years, what would you give birth to?
A. Paul Lynde: Whatever it is, it would never be afraid of the dark.

Q. According to Ann Landers, is their anything wrong with getting into the habit of kissing a lot of people?
A. Charley Weaver: It got me out of the army.

Q. It is the most abused and neglected part of your body, what is it?
A. Paul Lynde: Mine may be abused, but it certainly isn't neglected.

Q. Back in the old days, when Great Grandpa put horseradish on his head, what was he trying to do?
A. George Gobel: Get it in his mouth.

Q. Who stays pregnant for a longer period of time, your wife or your elephant?
A. Paul Lynde: Who told you about my elephant?

Q. When a couple have a baby, who is responsible for its sex?
A. Charley Weaver: I'll lend him the car, the rest is up to him.

Q. Jackie Gleason recently revealed that he firmly believes in them and has actually seen them on at least two occasions. What are they?
A. Charley Weaver: His feet

Q. According to Ann Landers, what are two things you should never do in bed?
A. Paul Lynde: Point and Laugh


Fine stuff from a once-great show. Paul Lynde is one of my favorites all time, as is Rose Marie.

Teresa Heinz Kerry Tells Pittsburgh Reporter To "Shove It"

Must see video: ThePittsburghChannel.com. It's not too dramatic, it just shows Teraysa Heinz saying some of today's political tone is "unAmerican", then denying it when asked for clarification by a reporter.

That is why this is my favorite paper:



If Ed Rendell fears it, it's good.

The reporter, Colin McNickle, blogs the convention here: Colin McNickle at the Democratic National Convention.

Sunday, July 25, 2004

Unexpected Jabs At President Bush On TV

I've made posts of this kind before. They basically serve as a record of the influence that the Left has throughout all major media. I've just been watching Adult Swim on Cartoon Network. I've seen Republicans and President Bush jabbed there at least two other times. On a show called Mission Hill, the main character (while getting drunk) is confronted by an outspoken yet.......we'll say "zany" Republican at a party. While subtle, it is hardly a positive association or reflection on the party. At least we weren't....well.....allow me to continue. Peter Griffin on the show Family Guy went off on a "don't give up" rant citing several of the left's attacks against "George W. Bush" (that coupled with an episode that saw the family visit D.C. and meet a group of politicians that included The President and Algore leads me to guess that the season was produced a short time before the 2000 election), and I think I remember another epsidode with a snipe at Reagan the "actor" President. But tonight, as I watched Harvey Birdman, The Jetsons traveled back in time to sue the past for the (unmentioned cause *cough*global warming*cough*) flood that destroyed the future. Birdman rides with another character to work among cars puffing out black smoke as they ride past power plants doing the same and nuclear plants oozing green goo. Birdman asks how one person can have such an effect on the environment just as the Presidential limo passes and President Bush is seen riding in the back (window down). Why? What makes them do this? They obviously believe this shit, but what makes them shove it in our faces? You can't watch a cartoon show without hearing the beat of the donk drum.

HOLY S**T!

I just glanced at the hit counter, and it's over 100,000.

Who woulda thunk it?

Two Good Blogs

The Cool Blue Blog

Sisu

"Gagging On The Donkey"

Republicans should be asking these questions every day.

Fresh Back From Vacation

I've just arrived back from a week at the Outer Banks of North Carolina. Didn't do much there - just swam and fished and generally lazed around - reckon I got my fill of exhausting vacations when I was young and single and drinking.

Wanna see some pics?

Sure you do.

For using such bandwidth, I hereby submit an apology to the Dear Reader, whom I suspect is using DSL or cable anyway.

Peep:




The Chesapeake and Delaware (C&D) Canal Bridge



Could be that this doesn't deserve to be here first since this was shot on the way home (northbound) but en route to NC it was barely dawn and I was driving pre-coffee so two hands on the wheel was the order of the day. Also I opted for a digital camera for less than eight hundred bucks so low light focusing is lousy.

This bridge is on State Road 1 in Delaware. If you wish, you can read some about it here. A better bet for a tangential click appears below, in my opinion.




The Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel



An unbelievable achievement in engineering, featuring 12 miles of low-level trestle, 2 one-mile-long tunnels, 2 bridges, 2 miles of causeway, 4 manmade islands and 5-1/2 miles of approach roads.



If you read the Facts & Figures, you can note that the same engineering firm designed what is now the northbound span in 1964 and the southbound span in 1999. I find that neat.

In the above shots, we are headed southbound.



Inside the Thimble Shoals Tunnel.

FYI: The Bridge-Tunnel is on Virginia State Road 13, between Cape Charles and Virginia Beach.




Duck, North Carolina



For whatever it is worth.

Good evening, all.