Saturday, July 21, 2012

I Built This...The Video

Friday, July 20, 2012

Reiterating a Princple

For some time, I've tried to make it a point not to recognize dumbasses who say stupid shit for shock value; knowing that it will get them media attention.

And being dumbasses, the media allows themselves to be used. They jump right in and give those people the attention they crave. You know the suspects (initials AC, BM, KO, etc)

Years ago, sports media quit showing streakers and other idiots who would run on the fields, courts, rinks, etc. to get attention and you know what happened? People quit doing it.

Using the same principle, I won't recognize a derelict who wants to live and/or die in infamy by going on a shooting spree. Of course a bigger, badder and more heinous spree than the established world record.

These people are delusional losers. Why do we insist on plastering their "feats" all over every newpaper and blog site? It just gives the next delusional loser a higher target to pass so they can be the next "Biggest Loser".

Harry Reid: "Next Question"

Obama: I Will Not Rest Until Everyone Has A Job, A Good Wage, & Benefits

I guess 600 hours of golf is pretty stressful.

Seriously, just how hard has The One been working to improve the economy..........

But just how little time Mr. Obama has spent working on the economy can be seen in the data contained in the Government Accountability Institute’s analysis: Throughout the first 1,257 days of his presidency, Mr. Obama has spent just 412 hours in economic meetings or briefings of any kind

In 2012, so far Obama has spent just 24 total hours in economic meetings of any kind Assuming a six day, 10-hour workweek, Obama has spent less than 4 percent of his total time in economic meetings or briefings of any kind There were 773 days (72 percent), excluding Sundays, in which he had no economic meetings Mr. Obama has spent an average of 138 minutes a week in economic meetings.

According to a study published in the International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, new dog owners spent an average of 130 minutes a week walking their dogs.

The study, which was based upon the president’s official schedule, practically bent over backwards to include anything even remotely akin to an economic meeting. For example, “Obama meets with Consumer Product Safety Commission Chairwoman Inez Tenenbaum” was tallied as an economic meeting. Also included was, “Obama meets with Cabinet secretaries,” which may or may not have dealt with economic issues, counted as well.


Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Who will they vote for? #92

Meet Sam Williams and a couple of thugs who tried to rob this cafe.

In the 2012 presidential election will Sam Williams vote for Romney of Obama?

What about the robbers?

Who will they vote for? #91

Meet the punks who stormed a Walmart Store.

Let's assume that ACORN was able to get all these morons registered to vote. Will they cast their ballots for Obama or Romney?

Justin plays Switchfoot

My nephew whips out the axe

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Romney: Obama Attacks Success

Romney: Obama Political Donors Get Payoffs

Obama: If You've Got a Business, You Didn't Build That ...

The more I hear this petulant, asshole spew this bullshit, the more I think of my classmates from West Elementary School in Lancaster, OH.

Nearly every kid in my class was from a working class family.

We all had the same teachers and familiar enough family backgrounds that you could say that we all started from the same starting line.

Yet I'm sure that if you could rank all the kids by some objective standards, you would probably find that the most successful of our class did some crazy defer immediate gratification for something better long term.

So instead of knocking up a girlfriend, the successful kids were studying. Instead of rolling a bag of weed into doobies, the successful kids were bagging groceries. Instead of dropping out of high school, the successful kids developed some marketable skills.

I know of one of my classmates from West Elementary who's probably making at least a half a mill a year as a partner in a national accounting firm.

I don't begrudge his success one iota even though we're in the same profession.


He went to Ohio State and worked his ass off while I was at the University of Cincinnati sleeping through class. .... if I went at all.

He's transferred his family across the country taking positions in Atlanta and other points of origin.... something I never would have ever done.

So how much should Phil pay for the exact same infrastructure that was provided for everyone at West Elementary?

If he's making a half a million a year, he's paying at least 200k in federal, state and local taxes. How much more should he pay for the very f%&*in' teachers and roads and bridges and police/fire departments I had access to?

Conversely, how much more should I pay for the low life piles of shit who were drinking and partying while I was studying for the CPA exam?

I own a business. I pay for those roads, teachers etc. with every gallon of gas I buy, every real estate tax check I cut, and I pay more in taxes and get a hell of lot less in government services than your average Joe.

The fact is that life is a series of forks in the road. You can have the best teachers, roads, bridges, cops etc. but your success (or lack there of) will be completely related to the decisions you make in life. In general, the more you're willing to delay gratification for something bigger later......the more successful you're going to be.

So Obama can kiss my ass.

Other than that, it's a great idea........

Ernst and Young on the Obamaunist tax plan.............

Allowing tax rates for the country’s highest earners to rise, an idea endorsed by top Democrats, would have a dire effect on the economic recovery, according to a new report prepared for business groups that was released Tuesday.

The study from Ernst & Young found that letting tax rates for the wealthiest Americans lapse would sap $200 billion and some 700,000 jobs out of the economy, reduce wages by 1.8 percent and lead to a decrease in investment.



Life in "Progress" City - San Bernadino edition

The consequences of the city’s fiscal crisis took a trashy turn during a hearing Monday night when San Bernardino officials noted garbage pick-up was among the obligations they might not be able to afford after turning their government into a cash-only operation.

The City Council voted Monday to delay the vote until Wednesday to avoid mediation and head straight to federal bankruptcy. The council previously had voted to file for Chapter 9 bankruptcy protection, but Monday night members expressed a desire for more time to look over financial information and talk to constituents.

CBS2 reporter Jeff Nguyen reports the City of San Bernardino can no longer pay for anything on credit, such as gasoline for its fleet of garbage pick-up trucks. As a result, taxpayers may be left holding the bag for taking away their trash promptly as early as Wednesday.

“The trash and the streets are not going to be swept,” warned city sanitation worker Jerry Zuniga.
“You leave the trash there for too long, it’s going to be health issue.”


Krauthammer Rips Obama: "Spoken By A Man Who Never Ran So Much As A Cand...

Monday, July 16, 2012

Modest Expectations From An Obama Supporter

How's Peggy doin'?

Obama's greatest Hits

Life in "Progress" State - CA edition

They called it Paradise
I don't know why
You call some place Paradise
Kiss it goodbye............

So what does a world without conservatives look like?

Well let's examine a "progressive" biosphere named California............

"I believe that if we're successful in this election," President Obama told campaign donors in Minnesota last month, "that the fever may break, because there's a tradition in the Republican Party of more common sense than that."

Apparently Obama believes that if he wins this November, Republicans on Capitol Hill will all begin to act like Chief Justice John Roberts by betraying their conservative beliefs and signing on to Obama's unprecedented expansion of the federal welfare state. But what would America look like if the Republican "fever" did break?

We already know. It would look a lot like the state of California, where no non-cyborg Republican has been governor since 1996. Democrats have also enjoyed complete control of the state legislature since 1997. And they have governed exactly the way you'd expect Democrats to govern.

Spending has more than doubled, from $45.4 billion in 1996 to more than $92.5 billion today. Income, sales and car taxes have all been hiked. As a result, California has the most progressive income tax system in the nation, with seven income tax brackets, and the second-highest top marginal rate.

Even with all those tax hikes, California's 2012 budget is still $15.7 billion in the red. So what does Gov. Jerry Brown want to do? Raise taxes again, of course. He has proposed a ballot initiative that would: 1) raise sales taxes on everyone and 2) raise incomes taxes on those making more than $250,000 a year (like Obama has proposed to do nationally). But even this $8.5 billion tax hike would still leave the state $7.5 billion short. Where will California get that money? Who knows?


Political Payoffs And Middle Class Layoffs

Why don't we all take a vacation and let "somebody else do that".

Going Galt........ a civic duty

I'm still preaching to the masses about "going Galt".


Because we have a population of people who think that money just appears magically. Even our president refuses to give credit to the people who really make this country run...........

There are a lot of wealthy, successful Americans who agree with me -- because they want to give something back.  They know they didn’t -- look, if you’ve been successful, you didn’t get there on your own.  You didn’t get there on your own.  I’m always struck by people who think, well, it must be because I was just so smart.  There are a lot of smart people out there.  It must be because I worked harder than everybody else.  Let me tell you something -- there are a whole bunch of hardworking people out there. 

So what if those wealthy Americans just decided that they've had enough wealth and had a three month vacation? What do you think this country would look like?

Let's try it and see.

Earlier this year, the Gekko's were planing on a nice trip out west starting in Reno, driving through Yosemite and heading through Oregon to Seattle.We're boycotting those blue states this year for a long weekend in Nashville and Arkansas.

In addition, Mrs. Gekko wants a new washer and dryer. I've told her that we can get whatever she wants.......right after November 6th.

So I'm still encouraging people to limit their purchases of non essential products through the election. Let's call it "Going Green" so the liberals can accuse us of sabotaging an economy run by an idiot.