Thursday, March 4, 2010

First Thank You... Black history diss, Cash for Caulkers, Silly ass Liberals, Democrats healthcare crap, Moron Bill O’reilly, Amazing “Worst” Democrat in charge of Ways and Means

Beautiful day outside and I am in a really good mood all is well today.
I also want to thank some of you folks for some really wonderful e-mails and some unexpected donations. You folks have no idea how much it has helped. Thank you so very much!

Teachers in trouble after honoring O.J. Simpson, Dennis Rodman and RuPaul for Black History Month - NY Daily News

LOS ANGELES - Three Los Angeles elementary school teachers accused of giving children portraits of O.J. Simpson, Dennis Rodman and RuPaul to carry in a Black History Month parade have been removed from their classrooms, a school district spokeswoman said Wednesday.

Children from other classes at the school displayed photos of more appropriate black role models, such as Nelson Mandela, Harriet Tubman and President Obama, Los Angeles Unified School District spokeswoman Gayle Pollard-Terry said.

The incident occurred Friday at Wadsworth Avenue Elementary School in South Los Angeles, where the student body is more than 90 percent Latino.

District Superintendent Ramon Cortines placed the teachers - all white men who teach first, second and fourth grades - on administrative leave on Tuesday while an investigation is conducted, Pollard-Terry said.

"The superintendent will not let anyone make a mockery out of Black History Month," she said.

The issue was brought to district officials' attention by the Los Angeles chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People after the organization received a complaint early Monday, chapter President Leon Jenkins said.

Jenkins said he felt the teachers acted in concert to mock black heroes and children's innocence.

"These are not the people we want our young people to emulate or believe these people represent the best of the African-American community," Jenkins said. "It's hard for the NAACP to believe this was a mistake."

Simpson, a former American football star, is serving a nine-year prison sentence for robbery and kidnapping. He was famously acquitted in 1995 of murdering his ex-wife and her friend.

RuPaul is a drag queen performer. Rodman, a former basketball star, has gained notoriety for bad boy behavior on and off the basketball court.

Some parents at the school on Wednesday said the issue was overblown.

Sharon Tinson, who has two daughters at the school and attended Friday's celebration, said she had been surprised to see Simpson displayed in the parade. But she noted that Simpson, like Rodman, was a great athlete before falling from grace. RuPaul simply has an alternative lifestyle, she added.

She noted the event also included a tribute to pop singer Michael Jackson, who has also had a checkered career.

"I kind of laughed at it," Tinson said. "I wasn't offended."

Gabriel Blackson, whose son attends the school, said he also took a larger view of the ruckus.

"These guys were heroes before. People make mistakes," he said. "I think they show kids they can be somebody, to push them to be somebody."

Jenkins said he is calling for the teachers to be fired.

A Shot In The Dark - via Booker Rising

Charles Payne, a Fox Business financial analyst and conservative in New York City, takes issue with the Obama administration's "Cash For Caulkers" program: "This Cash for Caulkers deal outlined yesterday was greeted with a yawn by Wall Street in part because $6.0 billion isn't going to cure economic ills and also because these kinds of deals haven't worked in the past. There is the moral issue of once again taking money from homeowners that may not need, or want, to weatherize their homes and giving that cash to other homeowners. I'm not sure where this deal puts renters. This plan is part of that moral slippery slope that has already been a disaster in current projects with the same goals.

The Fight Over The Prison Census - via Booker Rising

Dear Al Sharpton and Street Pirates - If You Want Your Body To Be Counted In Your Home Community Per The US Census Then Stop Assaulting People In Your Community - Politics, Policy, Pathology and Hope WITHIN The Black Community

An urban-versus-rural battle is brewing over the census because prison inmates are counted as residents of the prisons where they are locked up. That inflates the population of the mostly white, rural towns that often have the prisons. Liberal activists claim the counting unfairly shifts political and economic power away from the poor, disproportionately black and Hispanic city neighborhoods where most inmates came from. Constructive Feedback, a conservative blogger in metro Atlanta, Ga. argues that if liberal activists want prisoners' bodies to be counted in their home communities for the upcoming U.S. Census rather than where they are incarcerated, then prisoners should stop committing crimes: "Al Sharpton claims that the choice to count an incarcerated person in the head count of the community in which he is imprisoned amounts to a modern day 'Voting Rights violation'. He further says that they did not have any say on where they would be housed and that they would likely oppose the policies that have landed them in jail - IF THEY COULD EXPRESS THEMSELVES AT THE BALLOT BOX.
Silly liberal shit...

Daily Kos Suggests Reagan on the Fifty Is Like Honoring a Yugoslavian War Criminal - Newsbusters

Behar: Working for FNC Makes ‘Delusional’ Palin ‘Too Far to Right’ for Prez, No Dems Hosting at MSNBC  - Newsbusters

Tea Party Continues to Confuse and Anger Liberals - Wizbang

Yesterday Shawn shared video of MSNBC's Dylan Ratigan going berserk in a segment on "Anger in America" saying Tea Party members allowed those who wanted to "kill black people and kill Jews" to be associated with them. Today Hot Air links to Michael Bader's piece at AlterNet (Why We Need to Have Empathy for Tea Party Lunatics)

These Tea Party folks seem to most liberals -- well, to most of us who live in the "reality community," or, as I like to call it, "reality" --- like crazy f*ckers.

As a recent New York Times article reports, this hodgepodge of people and groups spout frankly paranoid beliefs as received wisdom, e.g. the Federal Reserve is our enemy and should be abolished; citizens should stock up on ammo, gold; and survival food in anticipation of an impending Civil War; states should "nullify" federal laws and even secede; medical records are being shipped to federal bureaucrats; the army is seeking "Internment/Resettlement" specialists; and Obama is trying to create crises in order to destroy the economy, convert Interpol into his personal police force and create a New World Order.

Conspiracy theories involving shadowy elites like the Trilateral Commission and the Council on Foreign Relations have resurfaced. Self-defense and armed resistance are frequently called for. Racist stereotypes, innuendo and hostility run rampant. The Constitution is its sacred text and Glenn Beck its most beloved prophet. They don't usually wear aluminum hats but perhaps they should.

I hate these folks but I also understand them. And, well, uh, I also empathize with them. They share the same psychology as the paranoid patients I treat every day. The only difference is that the paranoid beliefs of the Tea Party movement are political while those in my consulting room are of a more personal nature. The causes and dynamics, however, are the same.


Healthcare Heat on the Blue Dogs - via Red State

Michelle Oddis has the top story at Human Events today.

House and Senate Democrats are moving full speed ahead with their healthcare overhaul after last week’s lengthy summit.

Yesterday, President Obama said “no matter which approach you favor, I believe the United States Congress owes the American people a final vote on health-care reform,” abstaining from using the word reconciliation but calling for an “up or down vote.”

But before leadership can go forward with the legislative process known as reconciliation or the “nuclear option” in the Senate, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi must once again round up the 218 votes needed for the bill to pass in the House, putting a bright spotlight back on the 54 so called fiscally conservative Democrat members in the Blue Dog Coalition who should oppose the $950 billion dollar package.

Oh almost forgot...

Obama Now Selling Judgeships for Health Care Votes? - The Weekly Standard

Tonight, Barack Obama will host ten House Democrats who voted against the health care bill in November at the White House; he's obviously trying to persuade them to switch their votes to yes. One of the ten is Jim Matheson of Utah. The White House just sent out a press release announcing that today President Obama nominated Matheson's brother Scott M. Matheson, Jr. to the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit.

“Scott Matheson is a distinguished candidate for the Tenth Circuit court,” President Obama said. “Both his legal and academic credentials are impressive and his commitment to judicial integrity is unwavering. I am honored to nominate this lifelong Utahn to the federal bench.”

Scott M. Matheson, Jr.: Nominee for the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit

Scott M. Matheson currently holds the Hugh B. Brown Presidential Endowed Chair at the S.J. Quinney College of Law, University of Utah, where he has been a member of the faculty since 1985. He served as Dean of the Law School from 1998 to 2006. He also taught First Amendment Law at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government from 1989 to 1990.

While on public service leave from the University of Utah from 1993 to 1997, Matheson served as United States Attorney for the District of Utah. In 2007, he was appointed by Governor Jon Huntsman to chair the Utah Mine Safety Commission. He also worked as a Deputy County Attorney for Salt Lake County from 1988 to 1989. Prior to joining the University faculty, Matheson was an associate attorney from 1981 to 1985 at Williams & Connolly LLP in Washington, D.C.

Matheson was born and raised in Utah and is a sixth generation Utahn. He received an A.B. from Stanford University in 1975, an M.A. from Oxford University, where he was a Rhodes Scholar, and a J.D. from Yale Law School in 1980.
So, Scott Matheson appears to have the credentials to be a judge, but was his nomination used to buy off his brother's vote?

President Launches Last Push on Health-Care Overhaul

Remember this...

Obama gives stunt doctors lab coats for Photo OP

Random Thoughts - IMAO

Are there really people out there so dumb that they’re going to support Obama because people with white coats are standing behind him? And don’t those dumb people already support Obama?

If terrorists dressed a grizzly bear in a lab coat, it would easily be able to attack the president from behind during a photo-op.

So is a lab coat from practical purposes or is it a status symbol?

I’ve use a lab coat in my job before, but it was light blue so I don’t know if that makes me as smart as others.

Kids these days, with their music and their clothing.

Obama makes me really look forward to our second black president since he/she won’t be Obama.

I don’t know if Palin is going to go back into politics, but she is definitely going to continue to be very rich.

Scott Brown on Obama’s Health Care Plan: The People Don’t Want This Political Chicanery - First Things
Cramming through healthcare legislation is the ultimate example of "never letting a good crisis go to waste" .. even if it takes an abuse of power to get it done. ******
Oh man this is funny...
I stopped watching Bill O’reilly a long time ago because dude simply does not have an original or sincere thought or opinion in his head the vary reason why this video is so funny.

Dueling Bill O’Reillys: He Was For Gun Rights Before He Was Against Gun Rights (Video)

Bill O’Reilly was for gun rights before he invited Oathkeeper Stewart Rhodes, a Yale educated Constitutional Attorney, on his show to discuss the Second Amendment and then he was against gun rights.

Pinhead or Patriot?
Your call….

Holder’s “Al-Qaeda 7″ Attorneys Revealed - First Things

FOX News revealed the identities of these seven DOJ attorneys who represented terrorists before joining the Holder Justice Department.

Jonathan Cedarbaum- now an official with the Office of Legal Counsel
Eric Columbus- Senior counsel in the Office of the Deputy Attorney General
Karl Thompson- Office of Legal Counsel
Joseph Guerra- Principal Deputy Associate Attorney General at the Justice Department
Tali Farhadian- now an official in the Office of the Attorney General
Beth Brinkmann- now Deputy Assistant Attorney General in the Justice Department’s Civil Division
Tony West- the Assistant Attorney General for the Justice Department’s Civil Division

Obama's "CyberShield" will be reading your email contents - Ace of Spades

The program is codenamed "Einstein"

The Obama administration lifted the veil Tuesday on a highly-secretive set of policies to defend the U.S. from cyber attacks...

...Homeland program known as Einstein...

...The program is designed to look for indicators of cyber attacks by digging into all Internet communications, including the contents of emails, according to the declassified summary...
DHS? An Obama program called Einstein? What could possibly go wrong?

Military Sodomy Ban Under Review - Outside the Beltway

A headline I never thought I’d see: “Military to Review Sodomy Ban.” Then again, having long since gotten rid of rum and the lash, I suppose this day was inevitable.

The Pentagon’s chief legal counsel said a nine-month study on gays in the military will likely review rules for troops on sodomy and oral sex.

The Uniform Code of Military Justice prohibits sodomy and oral sex, even among consenting adults and married couples.

Pentagon General Counsel Jeh Johnson, who is helping to lead a study on the military’s “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy, said he planned to review all related aspects of the military legal code. When asked by Arkansas Democratic Rep. Vic Snyder whether that review will extend to the rules on sodomy and oral sex, Johnson said yes.
For those readers uninitiated in military culture, let me assure you that the ban on oral sex is not vigorously enforced.


So Charlie Rangel is "temporarily" ousted as chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, but he is replaced with moonbat Fortney "Pete" Stark.

New chairman is one of Congress' most controversial members

Below are some of Stark's statements throughout his career. Stark, 78, is serving his 19th term.

* Only atheist in Congress

Ok I have to comment on this one… while growing up in Oakland Pete Stark was a fixture at my former church Bethel Missionary Baptist Church one of the most prominent black churches back in the day. You could not get elected to dog catcher if Pastor Guice (who is now deceased) did not endorse you. Pete would even participate in the choir on some occasions and would play the religious role amongst the Negro folks as well as any white dude.
You see this is why white liberals are so fucken phony and why Negros are so silly. I don’t know if dude still shows up at black churches in Oakland because that was a long time ago but I bet few if any know his is an atheist. As spiritual as black folks claim to be as long as Pete keeps delivering the “goods” to the people of the East Bay (don’t know what that could be because Oakland and that area has been broke for years) left wing Negros will still vote for him.

* Proponent of reinstating the military draft

*Has long pushed for healthcare reform and is an ardent critic of the pharmaceutical and health insurance industries. In 2009, Stark voted for House healthcare bill, but noted it wasn't the bill he would have written.

* Named one of the House's most partisan members in a 2009 survey conducted by The Hill.

* Called then Rep. Nancy Johnson (R-Conn.) a "whore for the insurance industry."

* Said in 2001 that all of then House Republican Conference Chairman J.C. Watts's (Okla.) children "were born out of wedlock."

* Called bombing of Iraq "an act of extreme terrorism" in 2003.

*Got into a heated argument in 2003 with then Rep. Scott McInnis (R-Colo.). Stark told McInnis, "You think you are big enough to make me, you little wimp. Come over here and make me, I dare you. You little fruitcake."

* Said in 2007 that President George W. Bush was amused by U.S. soldiers getting their heads blow off in Iraq. Stark subsequently apologized on the House floor.

* Said after the 2008 election that he would be interested in the Ways and Means gavel if there were an opening. Asked if he thought he would be challenged for the top spot, Stark responded, "I don't know -- depends on the circumstances."

Source: The Almanac of American Politics, research by The Hill

Rep. Pete Stark (D-CA) Outrageous Remarks on House Floor

Pete Stark Atheist and Soldier Hater on FOX News

September 13, 2009

One of Pete Stark's Town Hall meetings was held in Fremont, California. Although the media reported that only one person was in opposition to Stark in San Leandro, Fremont was a different story. ...
One of Pete Stark's Town Hall meetings was held in Fremont, California. Although the media reported that only one person was in opposition to Stark in San Leandro, Fremont was a different story.

A senior citizen told Pete "don't pee on my leg and then tell me it's raining", Pete's reply: "I wouldn't dignify you by peeing on your leg - I wouldn't waste the urine".

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Now, you may not like RuPaul's "drag queen" status, but this is an individual who has worked very, very hard to make himself a success, and has given back to the community at every turn. OJ and Rodman, though--total dicktards.

Carry on.