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posted at 10:00 pm on March 28, 2009 by Allahpundit

“I think it’s important to engage your critics … because not only will you occasionally change their mind but, more importantly, sometimes they will change your mind.”

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metaphorical resurrection

Yes! It takes all ones self-discipline not to laugh hysterically, though I’ve been know to giggle now and then. This is what keeps me going to Bible study.

jeanie on March 28, 2009 at 11:41 PM

I once laughed when unnamed was complaining about going to f’ing Bible study – maybe he goes to yours…

This is the thing about liberals. Religion is a chore and is not whatsoever related to faith. Maybe that’s why the One sends shivers up their legs -something to finally believe in.

Upstater85 on March 28, 2009 at 11:44 PM

Obviously I’m late to this party, but the bonfire in my backyard was infinitely more important than anything Odolta has to say.

“Engage your critics”…what a laugh, in a Presidency full of laughs.

Bishop on March 28, 2009 at 11:44 PM

Obviously I’m late to this party, but the bonfire in my backyard was infinitely more important than anything Odolta has to say.

“Engage your critics”…what a laugh, in a Presidency full of laughs.

Bishop on March 28, 2009 at 11:44 PM

Burning tires for Earth Hour?

Upstater85 on March 28, 2009 at 11:47 PM

In fact, in my Church, during Bible study they all make a concerted affort to convince each other that the naive folks of Bible times only thought they witnessed real miracles and then they put forth various theories on how these could have happened in such a way as to fool these poor mis-guided folk. You could make a whole sit-com based on these people.

jeanie on March 28, 2009 at 11:30 PM

Not picking on you here, but why do you continue in fellowship with those who deny the faith? It would seem that you would be more edified by finding a group of Christians who believe as you do.

AZfederalist on March 28, 2009 at 11:47 PM

I bet there weren’t any plumbers from Ohio in the audience.

Y-not on March 28, 2009 at 11:50 PM

I wonder what languages Obama can speak fluently?

Upstater85 on March 28, 2009 at 11:26 PM

Uh, err, Uh, well, like I said,uh, err, like I’ve always said:

NONE

dhunter on March 28, 2009 at 11:51 PM

What he’s doing is illogical and makes things harder than they need to be, and yet he just escalates this crazy behavior when it would be so easy to get what he wants by less controversial means and at the same time build some bridges which this country sorely needs.

jeanie on March 28, 2009 at 11:10 PM

It’s either indicative of an underlying lack of principles (i.e. saying whatever needs to be said so he can get elected), or is done for other, deliberate purposes. Problem is, when you start to figure out the only way that Obama’s words and actions make sense, you end up thinking that he’s either deranged or the Antichrist.

Roxeanne de Luca on March 28, 2009 at 11:51 PM

Burning tires for Earth Hour?
Upstater85 on March 28, 2009 at 11:47 PM

Heh, we knew it was coming and every house around me went the opposite direction; we did everything but bring our vehicles out and rev the engines.

A few nice pallets were torched, along with some leftover decking cedar, a freshly cut smallbore birch and more beer 12-pack cartons than can be politely mentioned.

Bishop on March 28, 2009 at 11:52 PM

Jeanie – think of it this way. He looks at Standard Operating Procedure as a system rigged by the Powers-That-Be. He wants to get rid of that system and the only way to do is by not following along.

Do you know where he got this idea? Not Alinsky. Not Rahm or Axelrod. From watching W.

He’s a very detached person so he watches people from a distance. He watched Reagan, agreed with nothing, but saw how he used his acting skills to sell a promise of better days. In Obama’s eyes, it was all a sham, but he respects how Regan went over the press and to the people to get what he wanted.

With W, Obama saw a guy who was stalwart and never compromised until he lost control of Congress. Obama agreed with zero things W enacted, or to put it in his owns words “I instinctively find myself diametrically opposed to whatever position the Bush Administration takes”. Forget No Child and prescription meds. Where we see W laying down for the Dems, Obama saw a guy who pulled a fast one by underfunding No Child and giving more control to Big Pharma. It’s the guy’s innate arrogance, which Rove talks about frequently.

So what you’re looking for, what so many people expected from him, he allowed people to believe but never planned on presiding that way. His plan is pretty simple; jam everything he can down our throats now and hope he can gin up enough voters via New Works Projects that can hold back the Republicans from overtaking either House or Senate in 2010. If he loses one or both, he’ll turn into Clinton and have the MSM carry his water as Mr. BiPartisan. He’ll then campaign in 2011 on the fear of a return to the W-era that we witnessed in 2002, with a nudge-nudge wink-wink to another Iraq. His argument will be you need me for balance and the MSM will try and guilt people into voting for him out of Affirmative Action. They’re going to want people to forget his record and emotionally consider how unfair it will be to oust the first black president after one term, and what kind of setback that will be for race relations. If he maintains control over Congress after 2010, we’re screwed. He’ll grind everything to a halt because he knows his chances of winning a second term will be that much lower. He’ll feign bipartisanship with RINO’s and then turn out the ugliest attack campaign we will ever, ever see in our lives. IMO, I think he’s open to losing The Senate because it will only be by a slim margin. If he keeps both in 2010, it’s going to take an international incident to stop him from up-ending the country.

budfox on March 28, 2009 at 11:52 PM

I wonder what languages Obama can speak fluently?

Upstater85 on March 28, 2009 at 11:26 PM

Teleprompter………..

………….. now drink!

Seven Percent Solution on March 28, 2009 at 11:52 PM

“….sometimes they will change your mind.”
After all, “I won”.

Uh, yeah…………..

GarandFan on March 28, 2009 at 11:52 PM

‘Let me be clear’

when the president says this, expect a lie to follow. Actually the calculus is easier than that. When the president speaks, expect it to be a lie.

daesleeper on March 28, 2009 at 11:58 PM

AZfederalist on March 28, 2009 at 11:47 PM

Been told that before too. Some merit to it on principle,but cannot change now. And….they don’t deny the faith. They think of themselves as devout, caring Christians and in many, many ways they are. I think they see it as being un-intelligent to accept those things in the Bible that must be taken on faith alone and at face value. Also, the better educated they are the more trouble they have with this. They often fall back on the (true)premise that the Bible was written after Jesus and to promote a new and growing religion among the masses. They seem to see it as some literary tool or other. Don’t be too hard on the dear souls, think of it as their loss, I do.

jeanie on March 29, 2009 at 12:05 AM

He doesn’t speak very well at all, can’t fill a cabinet, doesn’t do much work, parties a lot, but dang he shore reads purty,

that must mean hes’ smart and is going to save us all from that evil Bush!

So sad for my country! Death to the AEA and Teachers Unions!

dhunter on March 29, 2009 at 12:07 AM

budfox on March 28, 2009 at 11:52 PM

Oh, do agree with you about 2010. Going to send, my now in doubt, stimulus money to the RNC.

jeanie on March 29, 2009 at 12:09 AM

She would have as she did O’Biden but he would have lied so beautifully, as did O’Biden, that she would not have time to rebut the lies else not make her own points.

His lying eloquently would have been mistaken for enlightenment and knowledge by the publik skool edukated masses and libural mediaobots would have told them they were correct in their assessment while Sarahs’ folksy, everyday plainspoken truth would have been ridiculed as a stoopid hick from that little frozen godforsaken place up north.

dhunter on March 28, 2009 at 11:22 PM

Well, the thing with the Palin-Biden debate was that Sarah actually won, but the spin became something like “Well, old Joe, God love him, he didn’t come apart in a slobbering seizure in the middle of the debate, so he won, heh.”

ddrintn on March 29, 2009 at 12:10 AM

Death to the AEA and Teachers Unions!

dhunter on March 29, 2009 at 12:07 AM

The day Teachers Unions die, will be the day children start learning.

Upstater85 on March 29, 2009 at 12:10 AM

Nine Eleven in CA, and mine is the only window in sight that’s all lit up.

Heh.

warbaby on March 29, 2009 at 12:12 AM

The only window lit up. Boy, you people out there do keep track of things. I had forgotten all about it until reminded here

jeanie on March 29, 2009 at 12:15 AM

All lights in the house on!

ckilmer on March 29, 2009 at 12:15 AM

jeanie on March 29, 2009 at 12:15 AM

There are lots of liberals to annoy around here…

warbaby on March 29, 2009 at 12:16 AM

budfox on March 28, 2009 at 11:52 PM

Thanks for that insightful analysis. I absolutely pegged his plan of action entirely wrong, I will admit. I am stunned really by his recklessness so it is interesting to see where he may be coming from. We must take Congress in 10. I think the wind is at our back on this but it will take tremendous focus and unity.

msmveritas on March 29, 2009 at 12:17 AM

ddrintn on March 29, 2009 at 12:10 AM
“She would have”

In reply to another post I am saying she would have beaten 0 as she did O’Biden!

She kicked his dumbass, but he lied so eloquently that the dumbass populace would not know he was either lying, or a complete moron just makin it up and mailin it in.

Neither moderator, nor talking head after was going to fact check O’Biden though it did come out later via Kissinger and others that in fact old Joe was just makin it up as he went along or seriously delusional on the order of being ready for the funny farm.

Hard to debate a liar when you have very limited time and an unfriendly moderator, plus the groundwork was laid that since she talked like a normal human and not a lawyer she must be stoopid and stoopid people believe it to this day.

I hope and believe she will prove them wrong!

dhunter on March 29, 2009 at 12:20 AM

Yes, well maybe I’m not trying hard enough to annoy enough of them. I will try to find ways to improve on this front. I do have my McCain sign still up because it’s stuck to the sap on the pine tree. Does that count?

jeanie on March 29, 2009 at 12:21 AM

Does that count?

jeanie on March 29, 2009 at 12:21 AM

Only if you XXXXX out McCain and leave or write in Palin. I think John McCain voted for Obama!

dhunter on March 29, 2009 at 12:24 AM

Yes, well maybe I’m not trying hard enough to annoy enough of them. I will try to find ways to improve on this front. I do have my McCain sign still up because it’s stuck to the sap on the pine tree. Does that count?

jeanie on March 29, 2009 at 12:21 AM

At least you’re hurting the tree…

Upstater85 on March 29, 2009 at 12:25 AM

That should get them going.

Upstater85 on March 29, 2009 at 12:25 AM

Only if you XXXXX out McCain and leave or write in Palin. I think John McCain voted for Obama!

dhunter on March 29, 2009 at 12:24 AM

Haha, well, we know his daughter did. McCain knew he would miss being such a maverick in the senate.

Upstater85 on March 29, 2009 at 12:27 AM

Yum… More Oblama fluff!

petefrt on March 29, 2009 at 12:27 AM

Upstater85 on March 29, 2009 at 12:25 AM

Feel bad about the tree. When it gets warm enough I can probably get it off. I put it there in the first place to keep it from getting stolen as my previous signs were.

jeanie on March 29, 2009 at 12:28 AM

Wow.

One hour with all those lights off and I think the temperature dropped a little.

Saltysam on March 29, 2009 at 12:28 AM

Obama cant engage his critics unless he is behind closed doors,away from them, where he thinks no one will hear him or he sends the attack dog Gibbs after them. Other than that when confronting resistance TOTUS tells him to say “I won”.

canditaylor68 on March 29, 2009 at 12:30 AM

OT
http://www.politico.com/blogs/glennthrush/0309/Bernanke_meets_with_Black_Caucus.html

Members of the caucus called the meeting to press Bernanke on the Fed’s beefed-up lending programs and to ensure urban areas, poor districts and minority-owned financial institutions have access to capital.

Rd 2?

journeyintothewhirlwind on March 29, 2009 at 12:32 AM

One hour with all those lights off and I think the temperature dropped a little.

Saltysam on March 29, 2009 at 12:28 AM

Did the oceans start to rise, I mean lower? My bad.

Upstater85 on March 29, 2009 at 12:33 AM

Captain ThinSkin Teleprompter needs to nut up and scrum.

sven10077 on March 28, 2009 at 10:18 PM

+1,000

tcn on March 29, 2009 at 12:35 AM

Two hours to do TurboTax. Now I can final celebrate Earth Hour by going outside and smashing my 15 dead CFL light bulbs in the middle of the street. Hope the neighborhood kids enjoy the mercury tomorrow.

WashJeff on March 29, 2009 at 12:35 AM

Members of the caucus called the meeting to press Bernanke on the Fed’s beefed-up lending programs and to ensure urban areas, poor districts and minority-owned financial institutions have access to capital.

So, when does he meet with the white caucus, the Hispanic caucus, the Far East caucus, the, the, the….

Oh, sure, let’s make sure we can still write bad risk loans, since they have been so lucrative. When do I get to hold my hand out for freebies, too? /sarc

tcn on March 29, 2009 at 12:38 AM

Well come on down!

We have a brand new, never driven, 1965 Cadillac Fleetwood.
505cu in engine, enough leg room in the back for half the Cowboys cheerleaders, and financing is gar-an-teeeeeed! Bankruptcy, no problem. Live in a shopping cart, no problem.

This car is 100% gar-an-teeeeed by Uncle Sugar and you can take that straight to the bank!

Who do you trust?

Barry Motors, 1900 Pennsylvania Ave, just two blocks from that big skinny pointy building in beautiful downtown DC.

See ya there!

Limerick on March 29, 2009 at 12:40 AM

Hey barry,
You work for me, so get off of the internet and get to work. This guy thinks his fireside chats will keep him in the good graces of his ‘bots. As long as he keeps setting the stage in his favor it will work, but not forever, when the fit hits the shan all bets are off.

thomasaur on March 28, 2009 at 10:24 PM

NO NO NO! Keep him busy doing chats! The less he does at ‘work’ the better off we are.

fossten on March 29, 2009 at 12:40 AM

Wonder if the Canadian Football League can sue over using their name for those bulbs?

Dr. ZhivBlago on March 29, 2009 at 12:41 AM

From Politco:
Members of the caucus called the meeting to press Bernanke on the Fed’s beefed-up lending programs and to ensure urban areas, poor districts and minority-owned financial institutions have access to capital.

journeyintothewhirlwind on March 29, 2009 at 12:32 AM

You forgot to copy and paste the next sentence:

Members of the caucus also pressed Bernanke to purge white males with blue eyes from bank management to ensure the system does not experience the abuses that we are still recovering.

WashJeff on March 29, 2009 at 12:44 AM

getalife……………..

……… please respond to my simple question:

“Daddi……. what are you doing?”

………. then I explained the process of PHOTOSYNTHESIS.

Hey GetaClue……..

………. explain to me again how CO2 is bad?

Seven Percent Solution on March 28, 2009 at 11:14 PM

Seven Percent Solution on March 29, 2009 at 12:48 AM

One hour with all those lights off and I think the temperature dropped a little.

Saltysam on March 29, 2009 at 12:28 AM

Did the oceans start to rise, I mean lower? My bad.

Upstater85 on March 29, 2009 at 12:33 AM

Actually, started getting too cold so I fired up the chain saw and cut down a couple trees in the back yard that were bugging my wife.

I think we got the temp back to the median average.

Just doin’ my part.

Saltysam on March 29, 2009 at 12:48 AM

Wonder if the Canadian Football League can sue over using their name for those bulbs?

Dr. ZhivBlago on March 29, 2009 at 12:41 AM

For defamation. These CFL bulbs SUCK!!! I bought them purely based on capitalist principles (pay 3x more for bulb, last more than 3x of traditional bulb, uses 1/4 electricity). These things die quicker than traditional bulbs. So, the question is, does the Candian Football League suck?

WashJeff on March 29, 2009 at 12:50 AM

budfox on March 28, 2009 at 11:52 PM

Somewhere in there you have to fit in Biden’s diagnosed senile dementia causing him to step down & Rham (or someone like him)is appointed VP. Hillary is surrounded by incompetence and made to look a fool – she will be replaced by Samantha Power (or someone like her).

batterup on March 29, 2009 at 12:50 AM

My cuz from Washinton state wrote me about the state ordering the use of ‘green’ laundry detergent? They are all traveling to Idaho now to buy the stuff they used to use because the new stuff uses gallons more water to clean the clothes. Black market opportunity here for those of you close enough.

jeanie on March 29, 2009 at 12:53 AM

Black market opportunity here for those of you close enough.

jeanie on March 29, 2009 at 12:53 AM

I read this a bit earlier over at AofSHQ. It looks like other states are in the process of banning phosphates as well. I am stocking up and maybe offering some on ebay?

msmveritas on March 29, 2009 at 12:57 AM

Might as well start stocking up on soft toilet paper. A ban on that cannot be too far away.

WashJeff on March 29, 2009 at 12:59 AM

WashJeff on March 29, 2009 at 12:59 AM

Boldly go where no man has gone before.

Limerick on March 29, 2009 at 1:00 AM

msmveritas on March 29, 2009 at 12:57 AM

Do they have this ban in Canada? I’m close enough to travel there. But…would they stop me at the border with contraband?

jeanie on March 29, 2009 at 1:00 AM

It’s VERY easy to get Obama to agree with you. Just take control of his teleprompter.

Daggett on March 29, 2009 at 1:02 AM

Gravitas!

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/7970185.stm

Give ‘em hell, Joe! Logic and understanding will bring us out of this nightmare!

Limerick on March 29, 2009 at 1:04 AM

You know, even with the drug wars Mexico is starting to look better and better.

jeanie on March 29, 2009 at 1:04 AM

US billionaire George Soros told the BBC the G20 meeting was “make or break” for the world economy.

Well that settles that!

Limerick on March 29, 2009 at 1:05 AM

I wonder what languages Obama can speak fluently?

Upstater85 on March 28, 2009 at 11:26 PM

Uh, err, Uh, well, like I said,uh, err, like I’ve always said:

NONE

dhunter on March 28, 2009 at 11:51 PM

I dunno. I think he’d be a natural at French.

Greg Toombs on March 29, 2009 at 1:07 AM

You know, even with the drug wars Mexico is starting to look better and better.

jeanie on March 29, 2009 at 1:04 AM

And the upcoming detergent wars of Washington state should put Mexico over the top.

WashJeff on March 29, 2009 at 1:07 AM

Hey 7% -

Ask getalife to explain why CO2′s presence of less than 4 parts/1000 (0.003567) in the atmosphere means the end of life as we know it.

(I know, I know. It’s the seriousness of the charge, not the nature of the evidence.)

Greg Toombs on March 29, 2009 at 1:11 AM

Been told that before too. Some merit to it on principle,but cannot change now. And….they don’t deny the faith. They think of themselves as devout, caring Christians and in many, many ways they are. I think they see it as being un-intelligent to accept those things in the Bible that must be taken on faith alone and at face value. Also, the better educated they are the more trouble they have with this. They often fall back on the (true)premise that the Bible was written after Jesus and to promote a new and growing religion among the masses. They seem to see it as some literary tool or other. Don’t be too hard on the dear souls, think of it as their loss, I do.

jeanie on March 29, 2009 at 12:05 AM

The problem appears to be that if they are denying the miracles, if they also are denying the resurrection, one must ask whether they are denying the justification and atonement provided by Christ’s death — something that absolutely depends upon faith alone. If so, then even though they may be caring people and helping others, they truly have denied the faith — at least the important part of the Christian faith. Without faith in salvation through Christ (who himself told his disciples that if they still did not believe based on his words alone to also look to the miracles as validation of his words), you just have another gathering of people trying to do good works but certainly not spreading the Gospel to the world.

AZfederalist on March 29, 2009 at 1:13 AM

I may be flogged for this on this site but I use phosphate free detergent and like it. I would recommend Purex’s brand or 7th Generation.
I may like it because many of the name brand detergents make my daughter’s skin break out in hives or the perfumes added makes me gag.
I also use a enviro friendly shampoo,conditioner and dishwasher detergent.
And since many of you sound like hunters/fishermen you should like the fact that less phosphate equals cleaner lake water and more toads and frogs (or so I hear)

But, I am in agreement with washjeff on the CFL’s- they are crappy.

Could Bernanke meet with the Hot Air Caucus? That just might beat a Palin story.

journeyintothewhirlwind on March 29, 2009 at 1:15 AM

Gravitas!

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/7970185.stm

Give ‘em hell, Joe! Logic and understanding will bring us out of this nightmare!

Limerick on March 29, 2009 at 1:04 AM

Jobs, Justice…..Climate?

Insanity.

Saltysam on March 29, 2009 at 1:16 AM

What we need is a “leave me alone to live my life” caucus.

jeanie on March 29, 2009 at 1:24 AM

I may be flogged for this on this site but I use phosphate free detergent (etc.)

journeyintothewhirlwind on March 29, 2009 at 1:15 AM

Okay, since we’re in confession, I’ll come out of the closet.

I like organic foods.

Saltysam on March 29, 2009 at 1:24 AM

I swear to the Lord above, my Barry-lovin’ brother is writing these speeches.

Christine on March 29, 2009 at 1:25 AM

jeanie on March 29, 2009 at 1:00 AM

I think Canada has been considering a ban but it doesn’t look like it has passed. I checked ebay and guess what? People already have cases for sale there. This is interesting news.

journeyintothewhirlwind on March 29, 2009 at 1:15 AM

It’s good to know there is a reasonable alternative. Since PA is on the to be banned list, I will have to deal with it sooner or later.

msmveritas on March 29, 2009 at 1:25 AM

Might as well start stocking up on soft toilet paper. A ban on that cannot be too far away.

WashJeff on March 29, 2009 at 12:59 AM

Obama doesn’t realize that us commoners need TP. Unlike him, we don’t have our own personal getalife’s tongue.

Upstater85 on March 29, 2009 at 1:25 AM

I may be flogged for this on this site but I use phosphate free detergent and like it. I would recommend Purex’s brand or 7th Generation.
I may like it because many of the name brand detergents make my daughter’s skin break out in hives or the perfumes added makes me gag.
I also use a enviro friendly shampoo,conditioner and dishwasher detergent.
And since many of you sound like hunters/fishermen you should like the fact that less phosphate equals cleaner lake water and more toads and frogs (or so I hear)

But, I am in agreement with washjeff on the CFL’s- they are crappy.

Could Bernanke meet with the Hot Air Caucus? That just might beat a Palin story.

journeyintothewhirlwind on March 29, 2009 at 1:15 AM

I don’t think anyone cares what you personally use. If you wanted to wash your clothes with dirt, I wouldn’t care. What we do care about is that the government seems to have no qualms about regulating our laundry detergent. What’s next?

Upstater85 on March 29, 2009 at 1:27 AM

jeanie on March 29, 2009 at 1:24 AM

I like it.

Perhaps “leave us alone to live our lives” would be more inviting to the fence sitters that don’t quite get it yet.

Saltysam on March 29, 2009 at 1:27 AM

Well that settles that!

Limerick on March 29, 2009 at 1:05 AM

I feel sick, physically sick when I hear Soros’ name attached to the economy.

msmveritas on March 29, 2009 at 1:28 AM

What we need is a “leave me alone to live my life” caucus.

jeanie on March 29, 2009 at 1:24 AM

Supposedly that was what the D’s were under Booosh. Oh wait, no, they were the “let the terrorist, rock flingers/criminals/fannie and freddie do their thing” caucus.

Upstater85 on March 29, 2009 at 1:29 AM

‘Kayyy, let me see if I can change his mind: Here in Erie, people were shopping OFF THE HOOK! Depression my arse!

It is true that very tiny businesses took a hit, some other businesses simply decided to build their own new locations, or just moved to other locations.

I looked at the parking lot of one of our shopping areas, and it almost looked like Christmas, kid you not.

So sir, I happily report that this city is still going strong, that I have suggested a company or two to come here, and because we are so close to Canada, thanks to the mess you have made of our dollar, Canadians are coming in tour buses in droves to our casino and to stay at our hotels and SHOP TILL THEY DROP!

I will be happily and angrily attending our Tea Party on the 15th, starting at 5pm by our Courthouse. So President ObamaClot, take back what you have called a “crisis” because in this neck of the woods, rifles are being sold, guns, bows and arrows, and we even went to the movies!

OT: See that Monsters Vs. Aliens for the kids…it is worth it to pay extra for the 3-D. Not the ugly two-colored glasses, so I did not get a migraine from that.

ProudPalinFan on March 29, 2009 at 1:36 AM

Current predictions for Senate elections 20101 from Wikipedia. Anyone see more than the two potential pickups for GOP?

msmveritas on March 29, 2009 at 1:36 AM

You guya did that turn the lights off thing? Meh, had to run tons of errands, and we would not have done it anyway because of some kids that broke in three houses (I was in the middle of two of them).

Thanks to our fence and our Pyr, they did not dare break in. Hallellujah!

ProudPalinFan on March 29, 2009 at 1:39 AM

Well, must rise early and do laundry with polluting detergent, eat some processed breakfast food, turn on all my lights and see how one goes about getting one of those plasma tv’s that CA is throwing out. Should be a productive day. Oh..and a black vehicle, I heard to day that CA may ban those. Some good buys on the horizon I think. Night all–God bless.

jeanie on March 29, 2009 at 1:39 AM

You guya guys did that stupid “turn the lights off” thing? Meh, had to run tons of errands, some lights were on, and we would not have done it anyway because of some kids jerks that broke in three houses about 2 weeks ago (I was in the middle of two of them).

Thanks to our fence and our Pyr, they did not dare break in. Hallellujah!

ProudPalinFan on March 29, 2009 at 1:39 AM

FIFY/FIFM

ProudPalinFan on March 29, 2009 at 1:42 AM

Oh..and a black vehicle, I heard to day that CA may ban those. Some good buys on the horizon I think. Night all–God bless.

jeanie on March 29, 2009 at 1:39 AM

Anybody know what in the world would lead CA to want to ban black vehicles?

AZfederalist on March 29, 2009 at 1:51 AM

Anybody know what in the world would lead CA to want to ban black vehicles?

AZfederalist on March 29, 2009 at 1:51 AM

No, but could this cause problems for religious groups? For example religious groups that would paint their fenders black? Eh, they don’t matter, because they don’t vote D.

Upstater85 on March 29, 2009 at 2:05 AM

“more importantly, sometimes they will change your mind.”

I HOPE Obama’s critics (including myself) will CHANGE his mind!

Hopenchange!

Steve Z on March 29, 2009 at 2:21 AM

canopfor
“Because without the telepromter, it takes Obama
around 10-to 15 seconds to grasp his thoughts
before attempting an answer, and that’s every
question!”
And even then,he’s struggling at best!

Or it takes 10 to 15 seconds for the teleprompter operator to load the correct answers.

Opps, let me fix that okay?

Errr uh nhu er or errr uhmm it takes err mmmh ah 10 nnnnnto 15 seconds for hummm the erraraeera teleprompter operator to ahhhhhhh uhmmmmm err uhm load the uhmmm ah ere ah the uhm

What was the question? Oh ya reeah correct answers.

Or he’s stalling for time.

DSchoen on March 29, 2009 at 4:44 AM

I HOPE Obama’s critics (including myself) will CHANGE his mind!

A good hope but it’s not going to happen. The Messiah needs not change if he’s always right.

That’s the problem with narcissism.

drjohn on March 29, 2009 at 4:46 AM

“I think it’s important to engage your critics … because not only will you occasionally change their mind but, more importantly, sometimes they will change your mind.”

Sorta like how Rush taking your ass to the woodshed changed your mind about how effective “The 3 Stooges” (Rahm, Begala and Curly) are at character assassination?

Something like that?

SuperCool on March 29, 2009 at 5:26 AM

The only thing that changes anyone’s “mind” is bribery or brute force.

mr1216 on March 29, 2009 at 7:50 AM

Did you ever see the commercial where the guy in the big office with the big desk is talking about putting it to de man and then his office boy says But sir, you are de man and what does the ol boy say? Well maybe..

That is Barack Obama and his fan club. They fail to realize that right now they are the people with the boot heel on some poor peasant’s neck.

But then again the majority of Obama supporters went to the polls in November believing that Republicans were still in control of Congress. dummies.

Terrye on March 29, 2009 at 9:00 AM

back up to the “green” discussion: to those of you who live on dirt roads (anyone? bueller?), remember when you could put used motor oil down in the summer to keep the dust down? now i hear that Congress has passed a law penalizing farmers for raising dust.

kelley in virginia on March 29, 2009 at 9:29 AM

In fact, in my Church, during Bible study they all make a concerted affort to convince each other that the naive folks of Bible times only thought they witnessed real miracles and then they put forth various theories on how these could have happened in such a way as to fool these poor mis-guided folk. You could make a whole sit-com based on these people.

jeanie on March 28, 2009 at 11:30 PM

Yeah, I had a similar experience in college. My “devout” catholic professor told us he believed Jesus was real person and he believed that he died on the cross, but that he did not believe in an actual resurrection, but more of a metaphorical resurrection… For me, this would be where I would want to become an atheist; however, for liberals (which he was), this is a way of finding our definition of G-d in our own way…

Upstater85 on March 28, 2009 at 11:34 PM

So, the idea is to assume that people back then were honest but stupid?
Much simpler not to assume that they were recording facts.

Count to 10 on March 29, 2009 at 9:34 AM

Biggest liar of all time.

He makes Bill look like a piker.

What “audacity” really means is that he is willing to say absoluely anything…..without the slightest connection to reality.

notagool on March 29, 2009 at 10:23 AM

Can’t believe that this thread is still going. We need a free for all Friday or something like that–built around 10 or so themes so we don’t go totally wild. Anything we post can then be summarily erased as if it never happened. I might not need to look into the cost and credentials of a shrink then.

jeanie on March 29, 2009 at 10:48 AM

Jeanie – I’ll be sending a few bucks to the RNC, also. I hope they win that NY-20 battle.

MSMV – thanks. Appreciated.

Batterup – Powers credibility hangs on what Barry does in Turkey. She’s a massive Social Justice Queen and he’s going to be in position to relay some of these issues. If he doesn’t, she’s going to have to leave. Then again, she’s madly in love with the guy and IMO he’s smitten too. The adulation between those two make W and Condi look Victorian.

As for Biden – I tend to agree. Barry can always play the “brain damage” card because Joe was never forced to release his full medical records – even though the dude had brain surgery!. I honestly believe he has scarring tissue. It’s the only way I account for the guy’s running mouth.

budfox on March 29, 2009 at 10:58 AM

“Engage your critics”…what a laugh, in a Presidency full of laughs.

Bishop on March 28, 2009 at 11:44 PM

It’s a nice sentiment, but as you point out, laughable. Here’s how he “engages” his critics:

“I won”

“I’ll trump you on that”

The part I find ridiculous – he actually thinks his words matter more than his deeds.

JeffWeimer on March 29, 2009 at 11:46 AM

Ya…how’d that word out w/ JTP, there, TOTUS douchebag?

F*** You.

bluelightbrigade on March 29, 2009 at 12:46 PM

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