CNN Sure Can Pick ‘Em

by baldilocks Almost as if it isn't an accident I saw this yesterday. Dean Obeidallah is a radio host and CNN contributor. This is pretty bad. https://t.co/wtHAB48Nvb — still A CurmudgEon (@billpresson) May 27, 2018 https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js Are u wearing a Nazi outfit? — (((DeanObeidallah))) (@DeanObeidallah) May 27, 2018 https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js 1. It’s my father and not … Continue reading CNN Sure Can Pick ‘Em

John Kerry to the Palestinians “Don’t Negotiate”

Luke: Oh my God! No please no. You can't send me to Israel, think about my career! Prime Minister Hacker: Don't be absurd. It's an honor, Promotion! Luke: But you'll upset the Israelis They won't want me they know I'm on the Arab's side. Prime Minister Hacker: I thought you were on our side? Yes … Continue reading John Kerry to the Palestinians “Don’t Negotiate”

You’re Iran. You take hostages. It’s what you do.

By John Ruberry Unless you live outside America, you've seen the GEICO insurance television commercials with the tag line, "It's what you do." Such as this one about golf commentators whispering regardless of the situation. Shortly before the Obama administration released over $100 billion in frozen assets to Iran, the mullahs released five Americans held there … Continue reading You’re Iran. You take hostages. It’s what you do.

The foreign policy house of lies

One among many lies on which the Obama administration bases its foreign policy: Last Friday, Cuba’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla brazenly lied about Cuba and insulted the U.S. during his joint press conference with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (my translation): “Cuba is not a place where there is racial discrimination, … Continue reading The foreign policy house of lies

Glenn Beck & RWN catch up to DaTechGuy Blog on Iran Deal

Tim Imholt at DaTechguy on Tuesday: Debt. Our national debt may be what has driven this. Could it be that the Russians and the Chinese threatened to dump US debt quickly for pennies on the dollar if we didn’t go along with it? Hmmm. Perhaps. The federal government currently is roughly $18 Trillion in debt. … Continue reading Glenn Beck & RWN catch up to DaTechGuy Blog on Iran Deal

Piling On

by baldilocks There’s only so much crap that you or I can take. The amount may vary from individual to individual, and the individual’s endurance may increase as a person develops spiritually and/or emotionally but the metric feces-load for each person is not infinite. At some point, enough is enough. Those who have infiltrated our … Continue reading Piling On

Turning, Turning, Turning–A 2007 Flashback

by baldilocks Originally posted on February 1, 2007. Former Washington Post military affairs writer William Arkin was a repeat target of mine back then. Don't hear much from him anymore. I used to think that he was antiwar and anti-troops, but now I'm not so sure of things as I was back then. Okay, I … Continue reading Turning, Turning, Turning–A 2007 Flashback

The week in the administration

by Fausta Rodriguez Wertz As Russia continues its grasping, President Obama is in Wales for the NATO meeting . . . but he was "noticeably absent" from the start of the meeting,Obama was late to the Ukraine meeting because of other meetings on Afghanistan and a meeting with King Abdullah of Jordan, according to a … Continue reading The week in the administration

The Price of Woof Tickets

by baldilocks woof tickets— a slang phrase meaning a verbal threat, criticism, or insult used to intimidate an opponent. The phrase originates from woofing, meaning aimless talk, an onomatopoeic reference to the sound of dogs barking. (It’s a sad day when Wikipedia has a better definition for a black slang phrase than does the Urban … Continue reading The Price of Woof Tickets

Obama and psychohistory

By John Ruberry Isaac Asimov's greatest and best-known work was the Foundation series. The plot is centered on the mathematical model created by Professor Hari Seldon--one that can scientifically predict the history of our galaxy. On the surface it appears to be a dry read, but plot twists and intriguing characters make the stories work. … Continue reading Obama and psychohistory

What Would Reagan Do?

By Pat Austin I'm missing Ronald Reagan today. It seems inconceivable to me that we have fallen to such low regard in the world, with our weak, inept leaders, that Russia is once again spitting in our face and laughing behind our back.  It could not be more clear that Vladimir Putin thinks that President … Continue reading What Would Reagan Do?

Chuck Todd & the Obama Ministry of Propaganda

When you ain't got nothing, you got nothing to lose Bob Dylan: Like a Rolling Stone 1965 One of the things about making a living based off tip jar hits and advertisers is you have to do your best to maintain your credibility with your listeners and readers or you don't get a paycheck. Apparently … Continue reading Chuck Todd & the Obama Ministry of Propaganda

It’s not an “investment” its “spending”

Investment 1. In finance, the purchase of a financial product or other item of value with an expectation of favorable future returns. In general terms, investment means the use money in the hope of making more money. 2. In business, the purchase by a producer of a physical good, such as durable equipment or inventory, … Continue reading It’s not an “investment” its “spending”

Don’t you know who we are?

Via this tweet by SissyWillis John Kerry takes his famous phrase to a whole new level: A testy U.S. Sen. John F. Kerry yesterday blamed clueless voters with short attention spans for the uphill battle beleaguered Democrats are facing against Republicans across the nation. The article gives a shout out to William Jacobson at Legal … Continue reading Don’t you know who we are?