Monthly Archives: May, 2012

Your chuckle for the day

Skeletor Pelosi was asked why she is so confident the Supreme Court will uphold the health care law.

Her reply:

Because I know the Constitution.”

About as much as she knows about economics.

About as much as she knows about how many Americans are really unemployed in this country and how much stimulus would affect them.

…if we do not have an economic recovery package, 500 million Americans lose their jobs.

About as much as she knows about the Bible.

“The Bible tells us in the Old Testament, ‘To minister to the needs of God’s creation is an act of worship. To ignore those needs is to dishonor the God who made us.’ On this Earth Day, and every day, let us pledge to our children, and our children’s children, that they will have clean air to breathe, clean water to drink, and the opportunity to experience the wonders of nature.”

About as much as she understands grassroots movements in this nation.

While groups like the George Soros-funded have managed to elude the “Astroturf” moniker, from its inception, the Tea Party movement has taken shots from its critics. One of the most popular left-wing charges was to call it “Astroturf,” meaning it was presented as a grassroots efforts, but wasn’t really grassroots. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi labeled the Tea Party movement “Astroturf” back during the original Tax Day Tea Party protest on April 15, 2009.

About as much as she knows about job creation.

“Unemployment benefits are creating jobs faster than practically any other program”

About as much as she knows about fossil fuels.

“I believe in natural gas as a clean, cheap alternative to fossil fuels.”


A slew of endorsements for Ken Vaughn

Just wanted to mention that our friend Ken Vaughn has been snagging a lot of great endorsements lately – from people who matter – from people who live in the 11th District – which I think is pretty awesome.

Those endorsements include:

  • David Ray – State Central Committee member, 11th Congressional District
  •  Geraldine Davie – Delegate to the Republican National Convention, Virginia’s 11th Congressional District
  •  James Lightweis – Delegate to the Republican National Convention, Virginia’s 11th Congressional District
  •  Steven Yeh – Former Congressional Candidate, 11th Congressional District
  •  Jerry Geddes- Former Congressional Candidate, 11th Congressional District
  • Terrence Boulden – African-American Coalition Chairman, Fairfax County Republican Committee
  • Fredy Burgos – Burke Precinct Captain, 11th Congressional District

But that’s not all.  The Republican Liberty Caucus – the wing of the GOP that is dedicated to true freedom and liberty in every sense of the word – also gave Ken its nod, as did several conservative blogs, such as Mason Conservative, Crystal Clear Conservative, Just a Conservative Girl and School of Athens.

Go Ken!


Bloomberg is an embarrassment

For those of you who didn’t know, I graduated from the Johns Hopkins university. Its hallowed halls once hosted such big names as actor John Astin, Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist for the New York Times PBS Masterpiece Theatre host Russell Baker, Wolf Blitzer, director Wes Craven, former US President Woodrow Wilson, and others.

By far, however, the biggest embarrassment to have been spawned from my alma mater is New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who graduated with a BS in engineering in 1964.

It’s not just that Bloomberg is the byproduct of wealth and privilege, who will grasp any opportunity to prove himself large and in charge. He loves his AUTHORITAH! He loves drawing attention to his desire to be big daddy. He will disarm, control and ultimately destroy free will in a city that was once a beacon of freedom and hope to millions of formerly oppressed people.

Now New York City has become merely a nanny state haven for the authoritarian douchebaggery of Michael Bloomberg. I’ve often imagined him sitting in a big, leather armchair, thinking up diktats to “improve” the lives of the peons he rules.

And of course, since they’re all disarmed, their only choice is to comply or get the hell out.

For those keeping count, Bloomberg has already banned salt, trans fats, sugared drinks and self-defense. But that’s apparently not good enough, because the dumb Great Unwashed™ couldn’t possibly be entrusted with their own health, and therefore, the next ban is on…

big containers of soda.

The city is working on a plan to ban large soft drinks and other sweet beverages in eateries, theaters and most other venues, City Hall announced Wednesday.

The new rules, which could take effect next March, would prohibit cups larger than 16 ounces of any liquid that contains more than 25 calories per 8 ounces. That targets sodas, sweetened ice tea and energy drinks. Diet sodas and milk-based beverages — even calorie laden milkshakes — will remain lawful.

“Obesity is a nationwide problem, and all over the United States, public health officials are wringing their hands saying, ‘Oh, this is terrible,’” Bloomberg told The New York Times. “New York City is not about wringing your hands; it’s about doing something.”

Let’s set aside the obvious problem of enforcement for a minute. After all, what’s to stop a citizen from getting a refill of fizzy goodness in their nanny state-limited cup? And how much time in jail would said guzzler serve for such a foul transgression?


And why the fuck don’t the people of New York stand up to this rancid asshattery?  Do they like King Bloomtard controlling every aspect of their lives? Have they grown so lazy and apathetic that they prefer his “benevolent” tyranny over personal responsibility? Do they feel that wrinkled dick skin knows better than they do what’s good for them? Do they not care?

And then you have drooling retards like Fox’s Dr. Manny supporting his dicksuckery with his own brand of drooling despotism.

Personally, I think it’s about time. Despite the fact that I hate government regulating how we behave, this one makes a lot of sense to me.  For decades, the sizes of drinks and food have gotten out of proportion.

Foreigners who come as visitors are often amazed by the portions of the foods that we serve in comparison to the rest of the world.

And of course, the fault lies in ourselves, because we keep asking for more and more, and companies are more than happy to oblige and find interesting ways to sell more.  Often this involves making foods or drinks larger and even more fattening.

We’ve come to celebrate restaurants that glorify high-fat, nutritionally deficit foods.  Take the Heart Attack Grill in Las Vegas, for example, which features ‘Triple Bypass Burgers’, and has landed in the news more than once this year after customers collapsed while eating.

I’m all for a free market economy, but at what cost? 

Apparently Dr. Manny would rather have the state suppress free will, personal responsibility, personal choice, rational decisionmaking and the necessity of facing the consequences of one’s choices.

I have never encountered a more disgusting display of statist scumbaggery! I have never seen such blatant disrespect by the state for the people that put it into power!

Fuck you, Bloomberg!

And Fuck you, Dr. Manny!

I’ll make sure to have an extra large Coke just for this occasion and toast the loss of sanity, respect, accountability and liberty.


Bend over, here it comes again!

It’s commonly referred to as BOHICA – a military acronym that means you’re about to get screwed. Again.

This time, it’s the TSA and the Democrats (I know, you’re shocked!) getting you ready for yet another reaming up the patoot.

The agency, backed by Democrats in the Senate, wants to increase the security fee everyone pays with a ticket from $2.50 a flight. to $5.00 per one-way ticket. A total of $10.00 would be added to round-trip tickets.

Because getting violated, felt up, molested, bullied and abused in every way possible is just not enough. Now you need to also get mugged in an era when the airlines are screwing you for every conceivable fee from checked baggage to peanuts.

At what point will the public say, “ENOUGH IS ENOUGH?”

The “Virginia Anti-Sharia Task Force”?

…is after us EVVVILLLLLLL pro-liberty folks for daring to try to win as many delegate slots to the Republican National Convention here in Virginia. Yankee neocon nutcase Pamela Geller has the story for us:

Earlier this week, I described a looming threat to the Republican party, the covert and overt Ron Paul putsch (read it here). James Lafferty, SIOA National Director and chairman of VAST (Virginia Anti-Sharia Task Force), files this report, exclusive to Atlas:

The Republican Party here in the battleground state of Virginia is getting a heaping dose of Ron Paul’s “delegate” strategy which includes stealth campaigns in the little-noticed interparty races for delegate to the Tampa national convention.

Conservative activists in other states recognize this as a template of Paul stealth campaigns in their communities.

In the past three months, particularly in Northern Virginia, Paul’s followers or “paulbots”  have run for party offices without naming their candidate.  Delegates for Romney or one of the others often included that identification in their introductions and speeches.   But in phone banking on behalf of “Paulistas” no one volunteers who is the sponsor of the call and only begrudgingly admit to their affiliation with Paul when pressed hard.

When cornered, Paul operatives emphasize Paul’s small government and sound currency policies.  But few are willing to discuss his isolationist views on foreign policy and none will discuss his dismissal of  concerns about shariah in America and the safety of Israel except to bristle at the question.

The race for delegates are often what party leaders call “beauty contests” based more on personal relationships rather than policy considerations or political credentials.

Endorsements of the Paul delegate candidates come from various “conservative” groups which seem to spring up like mushrooms with websites but no phone numbers or names.

The Paul insurgents have had an open field because the Virginia GOP, like many other state political parties, is schletoric with the exception of the Ken Cuccinelli vote-growing machine.

And the matter is complicated by the GOP’s reliance on tea party groups to do much of the grassroots heavy-lifting.  Paul supporters with tea party ties use their positions to push the stealth slate of Paul delegate candidates.  Where the political landscape favors institutional party candidates , Paul tea party people promote actively the most inexperienced delegate candidates because they believe they will be “easily rolled and controlled” if Paul gets any traction in Tampa.

Their rationale is that even if Romney wins on the first ballot (which all but a few say is likely) a substantial Paul cadre of delegates will have a role in the VP selection and other major decisions on the future of the party.

If the unforeseen occurs, the Paul campaign wants to be prepared to seize the nomination and advance Paul initiatives like shuttering the IRS and imposing a gold standard.

Compared to the straight-shooter national image of Paul, the local vote-getting operations rely heavily on disguise and deception.

It always make sense when talking to a telephone pollster to ask “ who is paying for this poll?” but in this campaign cycle, it is important to know something about people who are asking you to vote for a specific person.

Paul and his followers have taken the old saying about “the illusion of power is power” to an extreme and are offering voters a shabbily-constructed illusion at a time when America has a desperate need for substantive leadership.

First off, who is this clown from the “Virginia Anti-Sharia Task Force” and what is his agenda? This sounds like some guy sending direct mail fundraising pieces from his basement, trying to scare old people. Second, this guy is a liar. Our delegate candidates in both the 8th and the 11th were very blunt about who they were and what they were about. Matt Burrow, who got elected as a delegate in the 8th at the convention, talked about his work with Campaign For Liberty at both unit committee meetings and the convention itself!  This guy, much like Geller, sees mooselimbs behind every tree, rock, and bush. He’s just a neocon upset that his Big Government Conservatism message doesn’t wash any more.

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