Tuesday, September 16, 2008

3 in one day...


You think health care is bad now...

wait until this

What McCain ads say

and what Obama really said

Random Rants

I realize posting links are a cheap way of updating my blog, but these articles say more than I can about what I'm thinking about these days. Apparently I missed the memo, our economy is doing FINE according to McCain. Well shit I feel so much better now.

And by the way, if any of you missed Tina Fey's impression of Palin, you're missing out, because she was brilliant.

And also, in case some of you women out there take birth control for disabling cramps as I did for many years, under the health care system that John McCain and Palin would endorse, your insurance company would not be required to cover those pills. However, if your husband or partner needs/wants Viagra or Rogaine, they would be able to get these covered. This is only one of the major reasons I get crazy when I hear women say they are going to vote for Palin because she's a woman. I mean how scary to hear, "Well golly, I'll vote for Sarah Palin because she's just like me, she's from a small town, I'm from a small town, she has tits, I have tits, what's not to like? I think I'll vote for her."

And if some of you think that McCain will be the big grand different "change" that we need in Washington, you should check out this...
McCain for Change?

Friday, September 12, 2008

Check your facts people

For both parties, a place where you can check your facts and stop spouting intelligence-offending bullshit.




Monday, September 08, 2008

Fear 101

So my disclaimer before posting what I'm about to post is this: For the next two months the extent to which I have been a raging liberal up to this point is going to multiply times one thousand until this election. Those who take issue with this can feel free to contact me directly with any concerns or disagreements this might spark.

I received this email forward in my email today(who it came from does not matter):

This is a matter of opinion and opinions are like (well you
know) everybody has one.My personal opinion? I agree. If
after reading this Email you disagree, Please, no need to
reply back to me. Your opinion is yours and that's fine,
just delete it.

So my question is, it is fine to forward political "opinions" of one's own as long as those opinions don't have to be challenged, defended with facts or called into question?


A lot of Americans have become so insulated from reality
that they imagine that America can suffer defeat without any
inconvenience to themselves.Pause a moment, reflect
back.These events are actual events from history. They
really happened!!! Do you remember?1. 1968 Bobby Kennedy was
shot and killed by a Muslim male extremist.2. In 1972 at the
Munich Olympics, athletes were kidnapped and massacred by
Muslim male extremists.3. In 1979, the US embassy in Iran
was taken over by Muslim male extremists.4. During the
1980's a number of Americans were kidnapped in Lebanon
by Muslim male extremists.5. In 1983, the US Marine barracks
in Beirut was blown up by Muslim male extremists.6. In 1985
the cruise ship Achille Lauro was hijacked and a 70 year old
American passenger was murdered and thrown overboard in
his wheelchair by Muslim male extremists.7. In 1985 TWA
flight 847 was hijacked at Athens and a US Navy diver trying
to rescue passengers was murdered by Muslim male extremists.
(remember the pilot of this flight was from Richmond, MO)
8. In 1988 , Pan Am Flight 103 was bombed by Muslim male
extremists.9. In 1993 the World Trade Center was bombed the
first time by Muslim male extremists.10. In 1998, the US
embassies in Kenya and Tanzania were bombed by Muslim male
extremists.11. On 9/11/01, four airliners were hijacked; two
were used as missiles to take down the World Trade Centers
and of the remaining two, one crashed into the US Pentagon
and the other was diverted and crashed by the passengers.
Thousands of people were killed by Muslim male
extremists.12. In 2002 the United States fought a war in
Afghanistan against Muslim male extremists.13. In 2002
reporter Daniel Pearl was kidnapped and murdered by-- you
guessed it-- Muslim male extremists.No, I really don't
see a pattern here to justify profiling, do you? So, to
ensure we Americans never offend anyone, particularly
fanatics intent on killing us, airport security screeners
will no longer be allowed to profile certain people...
Absolutely No Profiling.They must conduct random searches of
80-year-old women, little kids, airline pilots with proper
identification, secret agents who are members of the
President's security detail, 85-year old Congressmen
with metal hips, and Medal of Hon or winner and former
Governor Joe Foss but leave Muslim Males alone lest they be
guilty of profiling.According to The Book of Revelations:The
Anti-Christ will be a man, in his 40's, of MUSLIM
descent, who will deceive the nations with persuasive
language, and have a MASSIVE Christlike appeal.. ..the
prophecy says that people will flock to him and he will
promise false hope and world peace, and when he is in power,
he will destroy everything.And Now: For the award winning
Act of Stupidity Of all times the People of America want to
elect, to the most Powerful position on the face of the
Planet -- The Presidency of the United states of America ..
A Male of Muslim descent who is the most extremely liberal
Senator in Congress (in other words an extremist) and in his
40's.Have the American People completely lost their
Minds, or just their Power of Reason ???I'm sorry but I
refuse to take a chance on the 'unknown' candidate
Obama...Let's send this to as many people as we can so
that the Gloria Aldreds and other stupid attorneys along
with Federal Justices that want to thwart common sense, feel
ashamed of themselves -- if they have any such sense.As the
writer of the award winning story 'Forest Gump' so
aptly put it,'Stupid Is As Stupid Does'Each
opportunity that you have to send it to a friend or media
outlet..do it! Or again. . . just delete if you



In all honesty, it's really hard for me to believe that anyone in the United States could even remotely read this email and consider it to be in keeping with email's own advocating of retaining "common sense" let alone having any intelligence WHATSOEVER. Have we honestly thrown away any focus or importance on where each candidate stands on any actual issue? Have we honestly taken to spreading the irrational fear of some fundamentalist's idea of what the bible says or purportedly foretells? Are we that unsure of our own positions on the issues that the only outlet is to attack a person's national origin or religion?

Honestly, this email forward scares me more than any political candidate ever could. The stupidity by which some Americans can go throughout their lives not really researching, studying, listening to, or engaging in intelligence discourse about political issues is profound.

Whatever your political bent may be, I personally respect intelligence and communication above all. Stupidity and bigotry that create the kind of fear spread by this email is no better than the "perils" against which the email rages.