Sunday, December 23, 2007

MORE Random Musings

I tuckered out yesterday before I completed my list of Random Musings, so here are some more stories to enrage, inspire or amuse you.

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Well, since my last report on "The Jerk", (in my post on December 3rd, 2007, titled "OOOPS!!!!!) it appears that Madame Nancy and Her Defeatocrat House of Ill Repute have actually shortened the leash on "The Jerk" after his proclamation that "The Surge" is working. Apparently, Madame Nancy does control him and has applied a muzzle to the idiot. I hope he doesn't manage to chew it off. I'm enjoying the peace and quiet of not hearing from "The Jerk".

  • I enjoyed my annual tradition of viewing the Chevy Chase holiday movie "Christmas Vacation" last night. I couldn't help but think of the Northern California family that had to be rescued by helicopter because apparently they didn't learn about the perils of getting a tree from nature by watching this movie first.
  • VLAD THE PUTIN was named Time Magazine's "Person of the Year". WHY ?????????????
  • The CIA Tapes "SCANDAL" continues. GET A CLUE PEOPLE !!!!!!!!!!! They don't destroy the tapes, and they are leaked by the Defeatocrats and broadcast worldwide. It is time to realize that we need to keep some secrets about our intelligence gathering operations. When Congress knows, the public knows and then, OUR ENEMIES KNOW (which is stupidity, NOT intelligence).
  • I saw a report that a man was stabbed by his wife for opening his Christmas present early. I guess asking for a divorce is out of the question.
  • Cigna Health Insurance denied a claim for a liver transplant repeatedly and finally, decided to authorize the surgery too late and the patient dies. CIGNA KILLED THIS YOUNG GIRL AND SHOULD BE HELD CIVILLY AND CRIMINALLY LIABLE. This is not a case to use for arguments for universal healthcare because at least CIGNA eventually approved the transplant which never would have happened under a socialist system. This is a case that has the possibility to strengthen our current open market system when someone at CIGNA goes to jail for manslaughter (if not second degree murder) and the company is sued to near bankruptcy. None of these results would be allowed in a socialist style healthcare system as advocated by the likes of Hillary.
  • AND FINALLY FOR THIS POST: Today is the First Day of "Festivus", the "Holiday for the Rest of Us". Everyone should run out and get their Festivus Pole and erect it in your living room. For the uneducated, a Festivus Pole is a plain, undecorated pole. No tinsel, no lights. I recommend a small pole so no one is tempted into becoming a stripper and using the Festivus Pole as a quasi-stripper pole. Today is the day of Festivus where you get to air your grievances against friends and loved ones without it being held against you. HAPPY FESTIVUS !!!!!

Saturday, December 22, 2007

Random Musings

It has been a busy week for news but none of the stories sparked my interest to "Wax Eloquent" for several paragraphs on one subject. SO, I will touch lightly on a number of subjects that I consider interesting.

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Hillary Clinton, in the photo on the left, appears as we are used to seeing her on TV and in Print. In the photo on the right, we get a never before seen view of the TRUE Hillary. Wrinkled and haggard looking.

This can NOT be a miracle of make-up. I want to know what kind of spackle she uses to fill those wrinkles. I want to buy stock in that company because she must order it by the ton.

  • The NEWS story filling the headlines is the Stacey Peterson "disappearance". In my opinion, Her GOOFBALL husband killed her and wife #3 also. Striking similarities to the Laci Peterson murder on Christmas Eve 2002. Especially the names.
  • The "Huckster" Mike Huckabee has been OFFICIALLY REMOVED from my list that appeared last Sunday, December 16th. I told you I would be watching him. His memory is already failing: When asked if he wrote the speech that accused the President of "Bunker Mentality", he didn't remember. I would have given him a pass if he had admitted it, but using the forgetfulness excuse already means he is afraid to stand up for what he believes in. We don't need another Bubba in White House even if this one claims to be Republican.
  • BRAVO (Loud Applause) to Dana Perino, the current White House Press Secretary. She shut down the NY Times by forcing them to print a retraction to a story they twisted about a comment Dana made during a briefing. While addressing the problem in the White House Briefing Room she SHUT DOWN attempted interruptions by Helen Thomas, the rude, ignorant OLD BAG from Hearst Newspapers that thinks she owns the White House because she was one of the original squatters on the land the White House was built on.
  • I was struck by an amazing revelation this week while watching Fox News Channel. The reason they call it Fox News is because they have the absolute best looking group of Newsreaders of any network. They are ALL FOXES !!!!!!! Keep up the good work Fox News Network.
  • Bubba's Influence Makes It Into The Classroom: I knew it was only a matter of time until this happened. A high school teacher was approached by a female student who was in jeopardy of failing his class. After several days of demands by the teacher for oral sex as the ONLY way to fix her grades, the young female agreed to perform the act on the teacher to get a passing grade. The pair went into the Teacher's Lounge to consummate the act where the teacher was immediately arrested. It seems the student really wasn't that kind of girl and she reported the situation to authorities who promptly set up the sting and even had the student wear a wire to the classroom to record the "negotiations". I VOTE FOR CASTRATING THE TEACHER. Oh, and apparently Monica was that kind of girl.
  • Deborah LaFave is back in court for breaking the terms of her parole by talking to a girl (age 17 1/2 and therefore technically) under the age of 18. I think it's time for Deborah to be punished. Maybe they could force her to sleep with me as punishment.
  • Britney Spears didn't make the headlines this week for outrageous conduct, but her 16 year old sister Jamie Lynn did: she's pregnant. Reports indicated Jamie Lynn was living with her 19 year old boyfriend with her mother's blessing. Reports also indicate that Lynn Spears (Britney and Jamie's mom) negotiated a million dollar photo deal for the baby pictures. Apparently, Lynn was about to have a book on parenting published soon. THANK GOD, the publisher has decided NOT TO PUBLISH the book. Lynn Spears is OBVIOUSLY NOT the person to offer anyone advice on parenting. Odds are that Lynn is the reason her daughters are so messed up.
  • SHE"S BAAAAACK - - - We are nearing the end of the year and everyone is including video of Miss South Carolina and her dissertation on why U.S. students can't find the U.S. on a map. Remember "...such as the Iraq..." She will go to her grave hearing "...such as the Iraq..."

Monday, December 17, 2007

Time for the Unions to Fade Away

The Hollywood Writers Strike - - - BOGUS !!!

Professional Sports Players Union - - - DOUBLE BOGUS !!!!!


When the Unions, and I mean ALL true Labor Unions were developed, they were needed. Workers were underpaid, overworked and had NO protection from the Government. The Unions were a good thing. In today's glut of Federal and State Regulatory Oversight, Unions NO LONGER SERVE A USEFUL PURPOSE.

Let's start with the Hollywood Writers. As a Professional Photographer/Videographer, I work in a medium that relies heavily on Copyright Laws and Protections. I am NOT a member of a Photographers Union and would NOT join one if it were available. Why????? Because I don't feel I need to pay extravagant Union Dues for protections I already have available for free from the Copyright Laws.

When I am hired by a business or corporate entity, like the TV Networks, Studios, etc., my contract with them falls under the "Work For Hire" clause which, simply stated means that I agree with the company hiring me on a price for my work and the specifications for the product I will provide. I produce the work, they pay me and they own the work. Any future profits or residuals belong to them. This is fair because as an artist, that is the contract I agreed to.

When I am not being paid for "Work For Hire", I go out on speculative , or "spec" projects. I do the work without pay, speculating that someone will be interested in the work and will pay me for the rights to publish my work. When I sell a "spec" piece, I will normally charge more for it simply because all of my spec work just doesn't sell. Sign a contract, and get what you order for the agreed price and get a bargain or fall in love with a "spec" piece and pay more for the limited publishing rights on a piece that I will still own.

For some reason, these Hollywood writers who produce "Work For Hire" think they should be able to come back later and get another check because the Network, Studio, etc. through additional investment and/or just plain good business practices are able to come up with an additional revenue stream for the work that they should by law own outright anyway. These writers who sit down at their computers and write an original script on their own time on speculation deserve to sell the script for big bucks and residuals, etc. Work For Hire for Leno, take your weekly paycheck, be happy and write tomorrow nights monologue and quit crying about the Networks and Studios being "unfair".

Sports Players Unions are just plain wrong. Baseball announced an increase in ticket prices for next season. Supposedly, a field level ticket for the Yankees will be $400 next year. That is just insane and the Players Union is at fault for commanding outrageous salaries for the players. OOPS, maybe I'm wrong, HOW MUCH ARE THE PLAYERS PAYING FOR THEIR STEROID FIXES!!!! Maybe they do need the ridiculous pay checks to pay for their drugs. MAY THEY ALL SUFFER LIVER FAILURE AND NOT GET TO ENJOY THE BLOOD MONEY THEY ARE STEALING FROM THE FANS. This paragraph, although using baseball as an example applies in various degrees to Football, Basketball, Hockey and probably Soccer as well. I used baseball as an example simply because it is the hot news item right now.

Last, but CERTAINLY NOT LEAST, the teachers unions. THE BIGGEST PROBLEM WITH OUR EDUCATION SYSTEM TODAY IS THE TEACHERS' UNIONS. The Teacher's Unions, in particular the NEA, are the primary link to promoting Socialism in the United States. Although we have MANY FINE, DEDICATED TEACHERS in our public schools, too often their hands are tied by the teachers unions in developing Socialist curriculum and administrative procedures. I am so glad that my "children" are really adults now and I don't personally have to deal with the public school system anymore.

The first time my child's belongings, pens, pencils, paper, etc. (which would ALL be labeled with my child's name) was confiscated and put in the "community supplies box", I would be in the classroom giving the teacher a lesson in "personal property". YES, a COMMUNITY SUPPLIES BOX is a lesson in SOCIALISM and is NOT appropriate for our public schools. It is time for the NEA and like unions to be BANNED from our public schools.

Sunday, December 16, 2007

Picking a Winner

As I sit here with my finger up my nose trying to pick a winner, I realize why I have waited so long to write this post. I knew someone would screw up and say or do something to change my mind. The screw up does not affect my "First Choice" Candidate but it does give me cause for concern in the running for Second Place. So far, I have not changed the order, BUT I will be watching "Huck".

Republican Candidates

MY FIRST PLACE PICK: Fred Dalton Thompson. The MOST Reaganesque of all of the Republicans. He is 1000% right on illegal immigration and abolishment of the IRS. I would favor the "FAIR TAX" as opposed to the Flat Tax that Fred seems to favor, but the Socialist System of graduated income taxes MUST GO !!!! Finally, Fred has learned the Reagan lesson of "PEACE THROUGH STRENGTH" which won the Cold War and is even more important with the War on Terror. Fred wants to finish the war that Saddam Hussein started and NOT TO SURRENDER.

MY SECOND PLACE PICK: Mike Huckabee. His platform is closest to Fred's. He favors the FAIR TAX, stopping illegal immigration, and strengthening our military and taking the day to day running of the war out of the hands of the politicians. His recent comments about President Bush did not sit well with me but not enough to affect his position.

MY THIRD PLACE PICK: Rudy Giulani. A little too liberal for me but he does have the crisis management experience necessary for the job.

MY FOURTH PLACE PICK: Mitt Romney. A Better choice than ANY of the Democrats.

Democrat Candidates
MY FIRST PLACE PICK: Dennis Kucinich. LIBERAL NUT-JOB. Has the least credible chance of being elected President. Let's hope he is the Democrat Candidate in November '08
MY SECOND PLACE PICK: Bill Richardson. WHOOO?????
MY THIRD PLACE PICK: John Edwards. Most like Bubba with his mega-bucks haircuts. Couldn't get elected as Vice President and should not be elected President. ALL STYLE, NO SUBSTANCE.
MY FOURTH PLACE PICK: Barack Obama. This time Oprah got it wrong. Barack got it wrong when he said he looked forward to having Hillary as an advisor. Hopefully, he was just joking.
MY LAST PLACE PICK: Hillary Clinton. Claims her superior leadership experience, then why didn't she get Hillary-care passed when Bubba was President. Heard a GREAT COMMENT on the radio that her lead is going down faster than Monica in the Oval Office. Let's hope she totally tanks.

Thursday, December 13, 2007

Vindication AGAIN !!!!!

As I listened to "Fox and Friends" rebroadcast on Sirius Satellite Radio this morning, I received another vindication. They were discussing yesterday's Iowa Republican Debate and broadened the discussion to the Democrat race. One of the hosts speculated that Hillary Clinton was actually running so that Bill could surreptitiously get a THIRD TERM as President.


I said the same thing in my post titled "Character or Charisma?" dated November 29, 2007.

As a newcomer to the Blogosphere, it really feels great to be leading the way in posting ideas about current political events. Stay tuned, I HAVE ONLY JUST SCRATCHED THE SURFACE OF MY IDEAS AND IDEALS.

Tuesday, December 11, 2007


How cool is this????? An article published today that reinforces the comments I made Saturday. It is one thing to read an article and then rehash what it said in my posts. It is quite another to make statements about MY OPINIONS regarding Global Warming like I made in Saturday's post and then have many of my "opinions" confirmed by leading climatological scientists.

Hooray for ME !!!!!!!

Here is a link to the article:

Saturday, December 8, 2007

The Global Warming Scam

Al Gore is laughing, all the way to the bank. It turns out he has pulled off the Scam of the Century. So he didn't get elected POTUS. He has gotten an Oscar, a Nobel Prize and a boat load of cash. All for creating the biggest scam in years. Yes, I sincerely believe that Al Gore's Man Made Global Warming is a SCAM, mainly because I wouldn't personally believe anything Al Gore claimed. He spent too much time as Bubba's Buddy and I don't believe he has any more character than Bubba and on top of that, Bubba didn't share any of his secrets of charisma with Al.

This past week, Madame Nancy's Democrat House of Ill Repute passed a "Global Warming" Bill (that included $21 Billion Dollars worth of increased taxes including $13.5 Billion in taxes on the oil companies which should really help lower prices at the gas pumps???) part of which is designed to reduce global warming by mandating that American auto makers improve gas mileage in the new cars they will be building and to increase the use of bio-fuels. That bill along with the world wide global warming demonstrations taking place this weekend are the driving factors behind this post.

But, let's focus on the Global Warming Scam. As I stated in previous posts, several Liberal "Tricks" are at play here. To play on a former quote from Hillary, Global Warming is a vast LEFT WING CONSPIRACY!!! One of the most common Liberal Tricks is to invent a CRISIS and then insist they can save us through a series new taxes and a larger government bureaucracy. The next step, as I mentioned yesterday, is that if you repeat the same lie often enough, the uneducated or uninformed masses will eventually believe it is the truth.

Al Gore has been a one man Global Warming Propaganda Machine, what with a best selling book, an Oscar winning film and a Nobel Prize all for his lies and twisted truths about global warming. He has even been invited to the White House, but only as a guest, not as a resident, thank God.

Let's look at global warming. The Earth is approximately 4.6 billion years old. We have indisputable evidence of billions of years of radical climate change. We even have evidence that the entire Earth was completely covered with ice at one point, but for most of the history of the earth, global temperature has fluctuated constantly. Now understand that in the big picture, many of these fluctuations transpired slowly over hundreds of thousands of years. Some faster, some slower.

What caused the billions of years of fluctuations prior to mankind's emerging industrial age that started less than 200 years ago? Some changes occurred because of fluctuations in solar activity. Some fluctuations were caused by changes in the tilt of the Earth's axis. Some fluctuations were caused by changes induced by continental drift. Yes, fluctuations have occurred because of atmospheric changes caused by large meteorites (like the one that caused the extinction of the dinosaurs) and super volcanic eruptions like Yellowstone 630,000 years ago.

Throughout all of the billions of years of climate fluctuations, there has never been a period of absolutely stable temperatures. Why would we believe that our supposed "increased carbon footprint" is the final nail in the coffin with so many gigantic options like increased solar activity, which has been documented recently. How about the geologically recent major eruptions like Mt St Helens and Mt Pinatubo among others. How about the recent admission by NASA that their temperature records were incorrectly calculated. (Refer to this link for info:

Finally, who can be sure that the baseline temperatures recorded 100 years ago were accurate? If NASA with all of their sophisticated equipment can make an error big enough to take us back to the "Dust Bowl" of 1934 as the warmest year on record, as opposed to 1998 reported prior to the corrections, you will have to make some pretty strong arguments to convince me that the temperatures recorded 100 hundred years ago contain ANY degree of technical accuracy. Shoot, we may actually be in the middle of GLOBAL COOLING as was reported as recently as twenty years ago.

To break all of this down, what is the "correct" temperature that the world is supposed to be??? Who gets to decide what that temperature is??? Who is to say that the temperature 30 years ago was "THE" correct temperature which is what the Global Warming Scam is trying to do??? What if the correct temperature should really be two degrees warmer than it is now??? Should we really be trying to play GOD over an arbitrary number and junk science???

When you can give me verifiable correct answers to the above questions that PROVE we are affected by man-made global warming that has indisputably caused the climate to be warmer than it should be, then I will become a disciple to Al Gore. UNTIL THEN...

The Bottom Line: I believe that man-made Global Warming is a SCAM!!!

Friday, December 7, 2007

The CIA Torture "Cover-Up"

Earlier this evening, I saw a report on NBC Nightly News regarding the "supposed" CIA Torture Cover-up resulting from the admitted destruction of video evidence by the CIA of the CIA torturing a terrorist. First of all, Teddy Kennedy appeared complaining about the CIA breaking the law and trying to cover-up the crime.

Let's ask Mary Jo Kopechne's family if Teddy has any right to call anyone a criminal for attempting a cover-up. In case you have forgotten, back in 1969, Teddy was driving drunk with Mary Jo out on a date (yes, Teddy was married but not to Mary Jo) when Teddy lost control of his car and drove off the Chappaquidick Bridge. Teddy managed to get out of the car but Mary Jo didn't. Teddy spent nine hours trying to figure out how to cover the incident up. In the meantime, Mary Jo died. Teddy walked away with NO CHARGES FILED.


Can you tell I am not a big fan of Teddy Kennedy?

Next up to the mike was Senator John McCain, whom I salute for his service and his time served as a POW during the Viet Nam War. However, serving as a POW does NOT automatically make him an expert on the Geneva Conventions, although he would like you to think he is. I know the tenets of the 3rd Geneva Conventions of 1949, but I won't ask you to take my word for it, you can read it for yourself.

Here is a link to the document:

OK, I apologize, it contains a lot of whereas and wherefore legalese but if you wade through it carefully, particularly who qualifies as a prisoner of war under Article 4, you will find that TERRORISTS ARE NOT PROTECTED UNDER THE GENEVA CONVENTIONS. They are terrorists and are subject to torture if we want to torture them. Terrorists act ILLEGALLY and as such are not afforded any protections. Terrorists who are NOT U.S. CITIZENS, have NO PROTECTION UNDER OUR CONSTITUTION.

John McCain and members of the Defeatocrat party may not like it but lying about it does not change it. The lying about it is a standard LIBERAL TRICK: If you repeat the same lie often enough, the uneducated and/or uninformed will eventually believe the lie to be true.

Don't be tricked by the lies. Torture is what the terrorists deserve because it is NOT ILLEGAL, and torture is what they should get. I will continue to repeat it, terrorism can only be defeated by a position of strength.

Deja Vu All Over Again, AGAIN!!!!!

What did the President know and when did he know it ???

Faulty intelligence, public apathy, cover-up ????

Iraq ? NO!

Iran ? NO !

9/11/2001 ? NO !

If we don't learn from history, we are doomed to repeat it !!

This time, I am talking about the Pearl Harbor attack by Japan on December 7, 1941. Was it a sneak attack? Technically, yes because the Japanese Embassy in Washington, DC had trouble transcribing their message directing the ambassador to deliver a Declaration of War just prior to the start of the attack on Pearl Harbor. Because of this transcription problem, the message was delivered over an hour late and as a result, the attack on Pearl Harbor turned out to be an "unintentional" sneak attack.

OR WAS IT ?????

What did FDR know and when did he know it. The United States just prior to Pearl Harbor was so isolationist / pacifist, that they made our current Defeatocrats look like war-mongers. FDR knew that the U.S. involvement in the war was inevitable, but could not get any support from Congress or the public except for passage of the "Lend-Lease Act" which supposedly maintained our neutrality while providing war materials and supplies to Great Britain.

In the late 1930's, we were selling oil to Japan, who was an oil dependent economy much like we are today. Japanese aggression started to expand and Japan invaded China and started to expand their conquests throughout Southeast Asia. To stem the Japanese aggression, the U.S. placed an embargo on selling oil to Japan. Needless to say, this angered Japan. Hence, their planning and execution of the Pearl Harbor attack.

BUT!!! Was it a "Surprise" Attack???? Again, what did FDR know and when did he know it????

This "conspiracy" has been debated for decades with no concrete answers. As more and more documents are declassified, there is more evidence available to support both sides of the question. What do I think?? I'm glad you asked. I am NOT a hard core advocate of the conspiracy theory, but I lean in that direction. I have some questions about the timing of certain events and the eventual results that appear to me to be more than coincidence.

We had decoded Japanese diplomatic encryption codes for their messages at least a year before Pearl Harbor, which means, that we were reading their diplomatic mail. We had also developed a limited capability to decrypt their Naval codes. Bottom line: FDR most likely knew they were coming, when they were coming and where. FDR even sent a very cryptic message to Admiral Kimmel that they might be coming, but not to interfere with the Japanese because any hostile action must be initiated by Japan.

Also, it has been reported that the Japanese Fleet maintained strict radio silence on their transit to Hawaii. New info has been found that this apparently wasn't true and U.S. Navy "listening stations" intercepted Japanese Fleet radio chatter regularly and through triangulation with radio direction finding equipment, tracked them all the way across the Pacific. The reports on these positions were supposedly sent directly to FDR.

There were NO aircraft carriers in the harbor during the attack. Where were they? One was ferrying aircraft to Wake Island. A second was ferrying aircraft to Midway Island. A third was in San Diego picking up aircraft to ferry to Hawaii. The fourth was still attached to the Atlantic Fleet preparing to transit to Hawaii. Why would we leave Pearl Harbor with ZERO aircraft carriers when we knew the Japanese Fleet was coming?? Because we didn't want to sacrifice good hardware to the attack?

What ships were in the harbor posing as valuable targets ?? Antiquated World War I vintage battleships that lacked the technology to defeat the modern Japanese Fleet and a few antiquated auxilliary ships that were equally expendable. Let Japan destroy our antiques and we have a ready made excuse to build a modern battle fleet capable of defeating Japan and neither Congress nor the public would have the will to disapprove.

So, the bottom line: Was there a conspiracy to allow the Japanese to attack Pearl Harbor virtually unopposed as an excuse to bring the United States into World War II ? There are still a lot of documents from the era that remain classified and these documents probably hold the definitive answer, however, until those documents are released, I have to say Yes, I believe at this point, there was a conspiracy led by FDR to get us fully engaged in the war.

Wednesday, December 5, 2007

It's Deja Vu All Over Again

What did Bush know and when did he know it???

SOUND FAMILIAR ??????? DEJA VU ?????????

I think we've been down this road before. "Faulty Intelligence", "No weapons of Mass Destruction", "Bush Lied".

If you don't learn from history, you are doomed to repeat it !

This time though, it involves a New NIE (National Intelligence Estimate) on Iran's Nuclear Program. The key word is ESTIMATE. It is NOT SOLID INTEL, it's our best guess, just like the intel on Iraq in 2003. The President did not lay down and roll over for Saddam Hussein and he is not about to lay down and roll over for Mahmoud Ahmadinejad just because he says they have stopped working on nuclear weapons. The intel was faulty in 2003 and we invaded Iraq. OOPS! At least we didn't have a nuke detonated in America. What if the intel is faulty this time and Iran really is close to completing a bomb? I say we need to err in our favor again.

Iran is still enriching uranium and still developing missile systems, and the work on the actual weapons can be restarted in a heartbeat. Thank God Bush isn't falling for the feint like Bubba and his crew did with North Korea. The little Gargoyle has the bomb and Bubba and Madame Albright (who is really NOT so bright) handed it to him on a silver platter. I don't believe we should be careless and drop our guard on Iran like Bubba and the Madame did in North Korea

The amazing thing that is different from the Iraq invasion, SURPRISE!!, Hillary and the Defeatocrats aren't supporting Bush this time and France, and Germany are. Hillary wants to negotiate. How stupid is she???? You can NOT negotiate with radical Muslims. You can fight them and win, you can fight them and lose, or you can roll over and just surrender, but you cannot negotiate with them.

Is it time to invade Iran? NOOOO!!!!!! We tried sanctions on Saddam Hussein for nine years before we invaded. It is time to step up to the plate with the Germans, French, British and hopefully the Russians (although it seems like you can never be sure what Vlad the Putin will do these days) and place stringent sanctions against Iran until they see the light and cooperate FULLY. I don't think we should give Iran nine years though. One year without cooperation and we turn the Iranian desert into glass. If he really wants the BOMB, we should send him one, Special Delivery, set to detonate right above his head.

Remember, the only way to win with radical Muslims is through a position of STRENGTH. Remember Khadafi (Duck) in Libya. His stockpiles of nuclear weapon making materials came to Oak Ridge, Tennessee because he believed Bush was serious. We need to shut up our Liberal Defeatocrats for a while and let President Bush win his "War on Terrorism" before his term is completed.

Monday, December 3, 2007


Jack "The Jerk" Murtha said the surge is working!!!! OOOPS, the House Madame, Madame Nancy might be upset that he admitted that. Not to worry, The Jerk immediately covered his faux pas by stating that the military cannot win anyway and this needs to be a political solution in Iraq. This way, the Defeatocrats can blame the President twice, once for a military loss and once for the political loss.

This is the Defeatocrats goal in Iraq. Defeat President Bush no matter what the cost. Militarily, politically, it doesn't matter, just so Bush loses. And what about our military heroes serving in Iraq. Too bad for them as far as the Jerk is concerned. They are expendable pawns in the rush to embarrass Bush.

Remember, Jerk Murtha was the one who declared our Marines were "Cold Blooded Murderers" in Haditha, long before any of the facts were known or an investigation was completed. The investigation later declared several of the Marines innocent of the charges, but that didn't matter to "The Jerk", he refused to apologize for his rush to judgement. Innocent Marines were slandered by the Jerk hiding behind his Congressional Immunity.

It's time to stop all of this divisiveness and foolishness. It's time for the Defeatocrats to get on board and work for a win in this war instead of surrender. Muslim extremists understand only one principal and that is to win at any cost. They also understand that we have to deal with the Defeatocrat desire to surrender so they have learned to be patient and wait for us to get tired of this war, and take our "toys" and go home, and when we do, they will be patiently waiting to move back in and take control.

We have only one choice, WIN DECISIVELY. Surrender must NOT be considered an option.

Thursday, November 29, 2007

Character or Charisma ?

Unless you have had your head stuck in the sand (or in the case of Liberals, up your anal orifice), election season is upon us. Throughout the swell of debates and 10 second sound bites, one thing is becoming increasingly clear, some of the candidates have a lot of character, some have a lot of charisma, many of the candidates have some of both and some of the candidates have neither. Dennis Kucinich immediately springs to mind as a candidate who has neither.

When thinking about this topic, I decided on the name of this post when I heard the recent news that "Bubba", stumping for Hillary, declared that he was against the Iraq War from the beginning. Not exactly what he was saying back when we were getting ready to invade Iraq, but when did the truth ever matter to "Bubba" when he wanted to make a point??? The man is a convicted perjurer (NO, his lies then were NOT just about sex, but about denying another citizen their Constitutional Rights in a court of law), which is a legal term for LIAR !!!! And just to set the record straight, s-e-x is an integral part of the term "oral sex", which basically means that oral sex IS sex. It doesn't matter what the definition if "is" is.

I digressed, but during Bubba's speech that was supposed to be about Hillary's qualifications to be president, he referred to himself (and his legacy) 94 times and mentioned Hillary ONLY 7 times. So the BIG QUESTION IS --- who is running for President. Was He trying to tell us that we should vote for Hillary so she can be his "Puppet President" so he can really serve another two terms?

When I thought of this, I immediately thought of this post title, "Character or Charisma?". Anyone who has studied Bubba knows that you DO NOT NEED CHARACTER TO BE POTUS, JUST CHARISMA. And what about President Bush? Well, I still believe that President Bush is a man of character and honesty, but I have to say that after Bubba, we were overloaded with charisma, and President Bush just can't compete with Bubba in the charisma department. Oh, by the way, let me clarify by saying that charisma is just a fancy way of saying "Bullshit Artist", so give me a President with CHARACTER any day.

Sunday, November 25, 2007

The "Supremes" Will Rule on the 2nd Amendment

Amendment II

A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.

The 2nd Amendment has always been controversial because of the first 13 words: "A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State,". Liberals claim that the only right to keep and bear arms is linked to state militias and is not an "individual" right. This fits in with their Marxist Agenda to ensure the general populace is unarmed, educated by the state and that the citizens have a progressive income tax levied upon them among other tenets.

Let's look at why this amendment included the first 13 words. Right after the Revolutionary War, while the Constitution was being drafted, our treasury was depleted and most of our Army disbanded and went home. Without money, the Founding Fathers realized that maintaining a standing Army was virtually impossible, and they wanted to ensure that individual citizens would never lose their individual right to keep and bear arms, so that in the event of a future national emergency, the states could have a militia armed and ready to respond without the huge cost of initial outfitting for weapons.

How can I be so sure of this theory? Why would the Founding Fathers write 9 Amendments aimed specifically at the individual citizen and only 1 amendment written NOT for the individual, but for the state? This just does NOT make sense based on the document as a whole. Since we now have a HUGE treasury and a HUGE military, the strongest in the world, it is time to ignore the explanatory first 13 words and take the 2nd Amendment as it was originally intended by the Founding Fathers: "...the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed."

The reason the "Supremes" are finally going to look into this is the challenge to Washington, DC's Gun Control Law. A typical attempt by the liberals to restrict freedom for law abiding citizens while not enforcing the laws on the criminals (similar to illegal immigration). Gun control laws in general cause crime to increase, not decrease because the criminals know that law abiding citizens pose NO THREAT because they are unarmed. When guns are outlawed, ONLY OUTLAWS will have guns. Crime drops everywhere that concealed carry permits are encouraged because the criminals don' know who is and isn't armed.


I earned the U.S. Navy Expert Pistol Medal by shooting a perfect score. That's Gun Control!

I have provided a link to the National Archives web site to reference the Bill of Rights as written by the Founding Fathers.

Thursday, November 22, 2007

Happy Thanksgiving

Well, it is time for the annual obligatory reflection on our lives and to enumerate the things for which we are thankful. As with almost everyone, I am thankful for my family, my country, my health, etc., etc. But this year, I want to challenge you to be creative with your thankfulness.

Yes, I am thankful for my wife. Don't let her read this, but she is the love of my life but more importantly, she is my best friend and my confidant. She is always my sanity check and the one I can count on for encouragement and advice and the one I can rely on to tell me when I am heading down the wrong road.

I am thankful for both of my sons. They are total opposites of the other. Each in his own way makes me very proud. When you raise your children as a conscientious parent, you try to instill your morals and values, and then pray they "got it" and then you have to let go, sit back, and watch what they do with "IT". Each of my sons, in their own unique way, did get it, and each in their own unique way make me proud every day. They make me feel like I did the parenting thing right.

I am thankful for my beautiful daughter-in-law, the love of my eldest sons life and mother of my beautiful grand-daughters who are the greatest blessing of my life. Grandchildren are the blessing we receive for the love we have shared.

I am thankful for this great nation that I have been blessed to live in and to serve. The great experiment of our founding fathers is a success and will continue to be successful as long as we follow their road map for success, my favorite document, The Constitution of the United States. I have quoted the constitution in previous posts and will quote it on a regular basis. We must remain diligent to ensure that forces of Marxism, Communism and Socialism are not permitted to transform our constitution into a meaningless document by putting their interpretations of our rights into law and moving us to place our founding fathers never envisioned.

I now want to challenge you to consider things that most would not consider to be a blessing. How about: I am thankful for Rosie O'Donnell and The Dixie Chicks. NO SERIOUSLY !!!! I find them to be ignorant, loud-mouth, stupid b#$%*es. But I am thankful for them because they remind me that freedom of speech is a two-way street, and that although I find what they are saying to be annoying, obnoxious and offensive, THEY HAVE THE RIGHT TO SAY WHAT THEY THINK JUST LIKE I DO. If they offend me, I have the problem, not them.

Now that I have fired the spark, what are you thankful for today that you never really thought about before?

Monday, November 19, 2007

Hillary Knows How to Fix the Economy

Hillary is worried that President Bush has ruined the economy just like his Dad did and she knows how to fix a "Bush" economy (I guess because she was Bill's Co-President). Apparently, Hillary feels we are about to suffer another Great Depression. Unfortunately, although the Dow Jones is down over 10,000 points from it's recent high, even at the current low, it has still shown an overall approximate 4% gain this year. Hardly a stock market CRASH. Guess it's really more like a big correction. Unemployment remains in the 4% range, still very near an all time low. Also, there is the problem of "record" numbers of foreclosures in the Mortgage Markets but home ownership is at an ALL TIME HIGH and 95% of ALL mortgages in the country are being paid on-time, so 5% doesn't really seem like such a big crisis. Yes, we are experiencing some minor economic problems, but no where near the crisis reported by the media and the Democrats. THE ECONOMY ISN'T BROKEN!!!!

Guess we don't need Hillary to rescue us. Apparently what we are facing is another Liberal Scare Tactic to convince us how badly we need an Uber-Liberal like Hillary to step in with more BIG Government to Save All of Us Poor Wretches from OURSELVES. Nobody can spend our money for us better than a Liberal Government Spending Program

The amazing thing is that Hillary claims she doesn't want to raise taxes!! At least until she is sworn in. She is apparently learning that many of us don't want to pay higher taxes so why would she advertise before the swearing in that she is just another tax and spend Liberal. As I said in my last post:

If you vote Democrat, you are stuck on STUPID!!!!

Friday, November 16, 2007

Happy Holidays to the Troops from the "Defeatocrats"

Is anyone surprised that the "Defeatocrat Party" aided and abetted by 4 RINO's (Republicans In Name ONLY) have decided leave Washington to celebrate the holidays without passing a defense spending bill to support troops in every corner of the world, including those in war zones in Iraq and Afghanistan. This simply means that our troops are in jeopardy of waging war WITHOUT ammunition and supplies until at least January.

This move by these politicians is unconscionable and possibly treasonous. To think that ANY elected official would jeopardize National Security to make a lame political statement is outrageous. Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama, Harry Reid, Nancy Pelosi, and the other members of the Democrat Party are so obsessed with defeating President Bush's successes in Iraq at the cost of our troops, they are actually risking more troops lives than they might save by their "Rapid Surrender" plans they are trying to enact.

We must make a national effort to remove these fools from office. They are: ALL DEMOCRAT SENATORS plus, Susan Collins (R) ME, Chuck Hagel (R) NE, Gordon Smith (R) OR, and Olympia Snow (R) ME. Senator Chris Dodd (D) CT, voted with most Republicans except his reasoning was that the measure didn't go far enough to end the war, so he does NOT get a pass on this one.


Wednesday, November 14, 2007

Illegal Immigrants

N.Y. governor abandons driver's licenses for illegal immigrants

Spanish-Language Radio Station Slams Police for Describing Suspect as 'Hispanic'

These were the headlines yesterday and today as they appeared on and I know, I know, this subject is taboo and I am about to be labeled a RACIST !!!!!!. Nothing could be further from the truth but I won't shy away from hot topics because I am afraid what someone who doesn't even know me might think. REMEMBER: "Freedom of Speech" in the Constitution / Freedom from being offended NOT in the Constitution.

A few days ago, a local Knoxville man complained on TV about how the local Hispanic community is being discriminated against by Racists. He acknowledged that the problem stems from the RACISTS not distinguishing between American Citizens of Hispanic heritage and illegal immigrants. He is absolutely right on one count only: we don't know who is a citizen and who is an illegal immigrant. My suggestion to him is to recognize that these people are NOT "Undocumented Workers", they are criminals. They have broken the law to enter this country and need to go back where they came from. NO AMNESTY !!!

This same gentleman also said that we are supposed to be famous for Southern Hospitality but he hasn't experienced it. My suggestion is to do something about it and help to solve the problem instead of just tagging complainers with the "Racist" label. When the criminals are all deported, we will welcome citizens of Hispanic descent with open arms. Many of us don't feel that it is appropriate to aid criminals and since we have no way to determine who is who, we tend to ignore citizen's of Hispanic heritage. To overcome this, become a part of the solution instead of sitting back complaining about racists and hoping name calling will solve the problem.

It appears that our government is finally starting to get the message that roughly 70% of us want the borders with Mexico closed, illegal immigrants deported and we don't want them to get any form of government identification that may give them easier access to any social or welfare coverage.

Tuesday, November 13, 2007

Continuing the Veteran's SALUTE!

Since yesterday was the "official" Federal Veteran's Day Holiday, I was looking for an inspiration after yesterday's post. Luckily, I found it on HBO late last night. I watched James Gandolfini's "Alive Day Memories: Home From Iraq", and yes, I shed a tear or two listening to the stories told by the Iraq War Veterans who were seriously wounded and lived to tell about.

Each of these heroes shared their "Alive Day Memories". Their individual "Alive Days" were the date they suffered their debilitating injuries and lived to tell about it. Each had a slightly different story, but most involved either IED's or RPG's blowing up the vehicle they were in. Each had slightly different life altering injuries from amputated arms, double amputees, triple amputees and one gentleman who lost his sight in both eyes. He wore a glass eye in one eye socket but the other eye socket was so badly damaged he couldn't get a glass eye to stay in. Because of his injuries, his wife divorced him (nice lady, NOT!). Many suffered hearing loss from the proximity of the explosions in addition to the amputations. Each of these HEROES have suffered more than we could ever ask, much less expect.

Most of us would respond immediately that we must end this war and pull out of Iraq because the cost in lives of our military personnel is just too high. However, nearly all of the heroes telling there stories indicated a desire to go back to Iraq with their comrades in arms and finish what they started by winning this war. Their was no hint of surrender in their stories. They have witnessed the war first hand and believe in what the United States is trying to do there.

Whether you believe in winning or surrendering, one thing is for certain, many of our heroes want to stay. I believe that we had a legal and moral justification for invading Iraq. Yes I am aware of recent news that Saddam told an FBI agent that he never had WMD's. With his history of lies, deceit, murder, torture, etc., why would anyone believe that all of a sudden Saddam was now telling the truth in this report. I believe his statement was nothing more than a last ditch attempt to try to avoid the hangman's noose.

The latest news from Iraq shows that we are finally starting to get a handle on the fighting after our "Troop Surge" and we are actually showing signs that we may be winning. Why would we want to dishonor all those who sacrificed so much for us by just "giving up" and "pulling out". Victory is just around the corner and we need to stay and see this through.

If you don't get HBO, you can go to and order the DVD for this "MUST SEE" documentary.

Monday, November 12, 2007

Veteran's Day Salute

As you may have noticed elsewhere in this blog, I proudly served this great nation in the United States Navy for over 23 years. While I am justifiably proud of my service, I wish to recognize a more deserving group of Active Duty Personnel and Veterans and those are our former and present Combat Veterans. They are the individuals, men and women who have gone in harm's way to defend our freedoms. Some have lost limbs, vision, hearing and yes, even their lives. They are the true heroes that deserve to be honored on Veteran's Day.

My intent is NOT to lessen the impact of all of the veteran's, like myself, who have served honorably, albeit quietly in the back ground performing often thankless tasks that allow the Combat Veteran's to do their jobs and not have to worry about logistics, supplies and the myriad support functions necessary to be a fully effective fighting force on the field of battle.

ALL military personnel make some truly unbelievable sacrifices in order to serve this country. While I was serving at my first overseas duty station, my take home pay was less than $200 per month, my rent was $125 per month plus utilities and I had to carry 5 gallon jugs of water to my off-base apartment because the "running water" in the apartment was untreated brackish water that was unsafe to drink. In the end, I had roughly $50 to spend on groceries and essentials. Money for fun??? I don't remember much of that. ALL MILITARY PERSONNEL have made sacrifices not unlike mine in the course of their service.

And while I am offering salutes, we should also salute the FAMILIES of the active duty and reserve military personnel for their sacrifices. Nothing is more heartbreaking than watching the tears stream down the faces of the little children who can't understand why Mommy or Daddy are leaving. The wives, husbands, mothers, fathers, sisters, brothers. They all sacrifice for this country when their loved ones are deployed. The spouses, who raise the kids ALONE, maintain the household ALONE, and wait faithfully ALONE for their military member to return deserve our THANKS and PRAISE for theirs is the most thankless job of all.

While trying to wax eloquent for this post, I decided to use the words of one of our statesmen. These words were spoken by Senator Zell Miller, Democrat from Georgia:

"Never in the history of the world has any soldier sacrificed more of the freedom and liberty of total strangers than the American soldier. And our soldiers don't just see freedom abroad, they preserve it for us here at home. It has been said truthfully that it is the soldier, not the reporter, who has given us the freedom of the press. [cheers] It is the soldier, not the poet who has given us the freedom of speech. It is the soldier, not the agitator, who has given us the freedom to protest. It is the soldier who salutes the flag, serves beneath the flag, whose coffin is draped by the flag, who gives that protester the freedom he abuses to burn that flag. [cheers] No one should dare to even think about being the commander in chief of this country if he doesn't believe with all his heart that our soldiers are liberators abroad and defenders of freedom at home. [cheers] But don't waste your breath telling that to the leaders of my party today. In their warped way of thinking, America is the problem, not the solution. They don't believe there's any real danger in the world except that which America brings upon itself through our clumsy and misguided foreign policy. It is not their patriotism, it is their judgment that has been so sorely lacking. They claimed Carter’s pacifism would lead to peace; they were wrong. They claimed Reagan’s defense buildup would lead to war; they were wrong. "

Friday, November 9, 2007

Getting Started

Welcome to my New Blog. Let me start by saying I proudly served this Great Nation for over 23 years helping to ensure the continuation of the ideals expressed in our Constitution. In general, I am a strong believer in the Rights and Freedoms granted to ALL CITIZENS OF THE UNITED STATES. I do NOT believe in Political Correctness nor do I believe in extending our constitutional rights and freedoms to individuals who ARE NOT U.S. Citizens because they are criminals who entered this country illegally.

Furthermore, as a retired member of the military who served during Viet Nam and the "Cold War", I am FULLY AWARE of the tenets expressed in the Geneva Conventions. Despite the musings and opinions of some of our more liberal (or as they now call themselves, "Progressive") national leaders and judges, Islamic Terrorists are NOT uniformed combatants and are NOT protected by the Geneva Conventions. They should be tortured to any extent necessary to obtain the vital information necessary to disrupt their plans and save the lives of our Military personnel and citizens.

If you are offended by my opinions, I refer you to the Constitution, my favorite document. It does grant me "Freedom of Speech". However, I still have not been able to find the part where it gives you the freedom from being offended. If you find my musings offensive, perhaps you shouldn't read them. It matters not to me, because I will continue to write what I believe whether you are offended or not. However, even if you are offended, if you keep reading, you just might learn something.

Future posts will expand on the above topics and branch out to all of the newsworthy topics that "Tickle My Fancy".