Day by Day

Saturday, August 07, 2010

Salt Lake City, UT

I lived there for a short while back in 1995.  Back then, you couldn't walk through a certain park downtown - Pioneer Park - without a strong possibility of getting shanked/mugged/robbed/killed.  I'm walking out of my hotel this morning, and I realize that I'm looking right at Pioneer Park, and there's a Saturday Market going on.  There was a live band there last night.  I didn't recognize it at all until I saw a sign that said "Pioneer Park".

Things change.  Sometimes for the better.  Just thought I'd mention that.

Thursday, August 05, 2010

And again and again....

The media is NOT YOUR FRIEND.  and Katie Couric can go suck-start a shotgun.  She's got a big enough mouth.

A shot in the foot

So, a judge just tossed out Prop 8 in California.

 The optics are uniquely bad — a federal judge imperiously tossing out a public referendum enacted by citizens of one of the bluest states in America on the shoulders of a multi-racial coalition. If the goal of gay-rights activists is to make same-sex marriage palatable to the public, then embittering opponents by torpedoing a hard-fought democratic victory seems like … an odd way to go about it. 
I look forward to watching the applicants for bigamy, polygamy and the various other marriage types come forward.  And that's exactly what's going to happen.  When black-robed tyrants change or create laws through judicial fiat, you're going to open up Pandora's box.  The hard fact is this:  When you destroy the traditional definition of marriage, and you don't replace it with anything, then you've allowed anyone and anything to claim that they are "married".  Hell, Bob the pervert could marry his goat, and that's OK under the law.  You can't claim that "Well, it's OK for Bob and John to get married, but not Bob and John and Joe." because you've already said that the traditional definition of marriage is null and void but didn't place any boundaries on it.  The people pushing for gay-marriage CAN'T place any boundaries on it, because the moment they even admit that there's a boundary they've lost the argument against people who want to preserve traditional marriage.

Ah well.  This country is going to hell anyways.  Let's just remove the blocks and pick up speed.

I'M SORRY, WHAT???????

The biggest open secret in the landmark trial over same-sex marriage being heard in San Francisco is that the federal judge who will decide the case, Chief U.S. District Judge Vaughn Walker, is himself gay.  

Nah, no conflict of interest there, right?  Jeebus H. Christ on a fucking pogo stick.  Would you allow a polygamist judge to decide the legality of Warren Jeff's cult?

I'm of the opinion that there is no saving this country from it's self-inflicted poisoning.

Wednesday, August 04, 2010

LTG Stultz

He's the Commanding General of USARC, or the United States Army Reserve Command, for all you civilians out there.

He gets it, from both an operational and strategic standpoint.  And that's all I'm going to say.

Monday, August 02, 2010

Motivation

More information about PFC Manning, the Soldier who leaked classified information to Wikileaks.

First, Private Manning is openly homosexual. Did you know that? I didn't; if the fact has been reported in the American press, I've missed it. Moreover, Manning was an activist who demonstrated against Congress's "don't ask, don't tell" policy. His Facebook includes a photo of him at a gay rights rally, holding a sign demanding equality on "the battlefield." Further, he has posted anti-military comments on his Facebook page. An uncle describes him as "an introverted kid who loved computers and was fired up politically." That tantalizing reference is left hanging. Whether he was fired up about something other than gay rights remains unknown, for the moment.

The more I see of the press in America, the more I wish that every newspaper and every reporting agency would fall into an open portal to hell, and then maybe we could have a press corps that actually reports the news.

That being said - if you're looking for motive, I think an uber-liberal, politically "fired-up" homosexual Soldier explains a lot, doesn't it?  And I don't know what "anti-military" comments he posted.  It could be something as simple as "I can't stand my Company Commander" or it could be as extensive as "I hate the military and want to destroy it".  We don't know, do we?  That's because the press corps in America is worthless.

In the meantime, I'm willing to bet money that some poor Afghan, who thought the US could keep his assistance a secret, has already been killed because Little Boy Manning threw his temper tantrum.  And that is what pisses me off the most.  This immature little shit wanted to "get" America for perceived slights, and his actions are going to have real-world consequences.  But he won't have to face them.  He won't have to watch the Taliban come in and rip his family to shreds.  Oh no, that's going to happen to someone else.  He'll be able to sit in his jail cell and smugly think that he's done something good, the worthless little fucking shithead.  If this was a just world, Manning would be stripped naked and airdropped into Taliban-controlled territory, where he could enjoy all the comforts that Islam regularly visits upon homosexual men, like being stoned to death.  Because of the tolerance, you see.

If Manning's leaks lead to someone's death at the hands of the Taliban, then Manning needs to be executed.  And if you think that's harsh, then put yourself in the shoes of someone who has helped the US military, and died a horrible, painful death for it because of Manning's little fit.

Sunday, August 01, 2010

Sunday Music

O Sanctissima, one of the most beautiful hymns that I ever remember.



O Sanctissima O Piissima Dulcis Virgo Maria Mater amta intemerata Ora ora pro nobis Tota pulchraes O Maria Et macula non est in te Mater anmata intemerata Ora ora pro nobis Sicut lilium inter spinas Sic Maria inter filias Mater amata intemerata Ora ora pro nobis In miseria in angustia Ora Virgo pro nobis Pro nobis ora in mortis hora Ora ora pro nobis