Quote of the day

posted at 9:30 pm on June 28, 2009 by Allahpundit

“But, look, I just think that what we’ve been doing over the last six months is getting people back into fighting trim. This is a town where there was just a belief that nothing could get done… I’ll use just the workout metaphor, and that is, you know, when you start training again and you’re pushing your body a little bit harder, sometimes it hurts. But if you keep on at it, after a while your body adjusts. And I think that’s what’s happening to politics in Washington. Folks have been sitting on the couch for a while, and now they’re starting to feel like, hey, you know what, I can run. And that’s why we’re getting stuff done.”

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Yeah…I bet you do…

ladyingray on June 29, 2009 at 12:08 AM

Ask Katy or Knucklehead

blatantblue on June 29, 2009 at 12:09 AM

I nibble

blatantblue on June 29, 2009 at 12:06 AM

Folks with canines don’t nibble.

Limerick on June 29, 2009 at 12:09 AM

Ask Katy or Knucklehead

blatantblue on June 29, 2009 at 12:09 AM

So what are you saying…you nibble and tell?

I’m glad to know you’re no gentleman…

ladyingray on June 29, 2009 at 12:10 AM

ladyingray on June 29, 2009 at 12:10 AM

they never asked for one

blatantblue on June 29, 2009 at 12:11 AM

Folks with canines don’t nibble.

Limerick on June 29, 2009 at 12:09 AM

Ouch

ladyingray on June 29, 2009 at 12:11 AM

conservnut on June 29, 2009 at 12:08 AM

The left and some on the right have made this very simple and legal issue into a nutter debate. It’s not a conspiracy. That’s how successful the lef thas been at framing the debate.
it’s a Constitutional requirement. We need to reframe the debate back in to the sane catagory. If he’s legit, then we must quit!

katy on June 29, 2009 at 12:11 AM

they never asked for one

blatantblue on June 29, 2009 at 12:11 AM

You should know that cougars expect one…

ladyingray on June 29, 2009 at 12:12 AM

You should know that cougars expect one…

ladyingray on June 29, 2009 at 12:12 AM

cougars are not a monolith

blatantblue on June 29, 2009 at 12:13 AM

Ok we managed to push 500 comments on basically nothing except how drunk and perverted we are.

Good job troops!!!!!

I look forward to the next thread we hijack!

Good night all,

I mean it this time!

conservnut on June 29, 2009 at 12:13 AM

Waiting for the next blockbuster at Barnes and Noble…

‘The Man Who Got Stuff Done’

Limerick on June 29, 2009 at 12:14 AM

nite nut!

katy on June 29, 2009 at 12:14 AM

‘The Man Who Got Stuff Done’

Limerick on June 29, 2009 at 12:14 AM

heh

katy on June 29, 2009 at 12:14 AM

‘The Man Who Got Stuff Done’

Limerick on June 29, 2009 at 12:14 AM

There will be no businesses left to sell this when he’s done.

blatantblue on June 29, 2009 at 12:16 AM

cougars are not a monolith

blatantblue on June 29, 2009 at 12:13 AM

Dam*it…I got nothing. You win, HAL…

ladyingray on June 29, 2009 at 12:16 AM

the worst part about obarfy is how fraudulent he is

just be your lefty self, and cut with the moderate facade

in the words of cicero, be someone who “displays his banner openly”

blatantblue on June 29, 2009 at 12:16 AM

blatantblue on June 29, 2009 at 12:16 AM

The thirties produce Apple Annies.

Will the twenty-teens produce Stuff Enuf?

Limerick on June 29, 2009 at 12:18 AM

Limerick on June 29, 2009 at 12:18 AM

Just Commemorative Obama plates

blatantblue on June 29, 2009 at 12:19 AM

blatantblue on June 29, 2009 at 12:16 AM

He doesn’t dare…until after the re-election campaign…

ladyingray on June 29, 2009 at 12:19 AM

Just Commemorative Obama plates

blatantblue on June 29, 2009 at 12:19 AM

Produced on felt, no less.

Limerick on June 29, 2009 at 12:20 AM

night kiddies. foxy needs to crawl in her den.

katy on June 29, 2009 at 12:22 AM

Produced on felt, no less.

Limerick on June 29, 2009 at 12:20 AM

Indeed

made by AcOrN members

im out

goodnight everyone

katy — ill miss you, you FOXY thang

blatantblue on June 29, 2009 at 12:22 AM

North Dakota has been jealous since South Dakota unveiled Rushmore.

Stuffmore, Barry, Pelosi, Hillary, and Reid

Limerick on June 29, 2009 at 12:23 AM

purrrr

katy on June 29, 2009 at 12:23 AM

night katy

night BB

Limerick, I guess you’re talking to yourself…i’m outta here!

ladyingray on June 29, 2009 at 12:24 AM

I blame my parents.

Limerick on June 29, 2009 at 12:25 AM

Just Commemorative Obama plates

blatantblue on June 29, 2009 at 12:19 AM

Heh, they’re selling for a pittance at Big Lots, according to the most recent flyer.

Hey, Barry! “Stuff happens.” (Isn’t he the dreamiest, articulate pres’dent we’ve ever had?)

onlineanalyst on June 29, 2009 at 12:28 AM

purrrr

katy on June 29, 2009 at 12:23 AM

..woof?

blatantblue on June 29, 2009 at 12:29 AM

Ok, this old man is going to head to the pool.

If anyone sees the Fort Worth Star Telegram in the morning about some stuff awaiting autopsy then tell Allah to post something sweet, like ‘Humping Robot’, for Mrs Limerick to screen cap and print.

Later, HotAirHeads

Limerick on June 29, 2009 at 12:38 AM

blatantblue on June 29, 2009 at 12:29 AM

tweet?

FontanaConservative on June 29, 2009 at 12:43 AM

Limerick on June 29, 2009 at 12:38 AM

I like the phrase HotAirians better
:o)

FontanaConservative on June 29, 2009 at 12:47 AM

Getting ready to call it a night just wondering would it be infringing on Chris Mathews if i have dreamy thoughts of Obama as i succumb to slumber?

heshtesh on June 29, 2009 at 12:52 AM

Barging back in for a small (sour) nightcap….

The Jerusalem Post

This must be some of the ‘stuff’ Barry is getting done…

Hold on, Zion. We all aren’t nutz.

Limerick on June 29, 2009 at 12:58 AM

If George W Bush had made the workout metaphor and said “…we’re getting stuff done,” we would be watching mockery of it by SNL, Letterman, Maher, et.al. ad nauseum.

Is TOTUS on vacation?

PoodleSkirt on June 29, 2009 at 1:07 AM

Obama is a moron…a dangerous moron at that.

AUINSC on June 29, 2009 at 1:13 AM

Does anyone remember when they used to go to *fun* websites, just to have a laugh? I haven’t been to one in at least 10 months. My time is consumed on keeping abreast of the raping of America. And, sadly, I think I am too discouraged to laugh.

When can I laugh again?

sybilll on June 28, 2009 at 10:07 PM

Same here.

Alana on June 29, 2009 at 1:35 AM

There’s nothing like relearning the power of exercise in preparation to running off a cliff. WHEEEEEEE!!!

kagai on June 29, 2009 at 2:07 AM

I’m pretty sure the President of the United States is an insolent prick.

Kralizec on June 29, 2009 at 4:30 AM

fighting trim

WTF is fighting trim?

I know how to fight… but never heard that term. Something like boxer bling?

I give up man.

Ugly on June 29, 2009 at 5:48 AM

Hey Obama, I want my government to go away. You can run defense and fix roads. You gotta metaphor for that?

long_cat on June 29, 2009 at 5:57 AM

America, grow some balls, this is NOT THE AMERICAN WAY!!!!
I’m so beyond trying anymore, I hate what this puppet has become

theRealMcCoy on June 29, 2009 at 5:58 AM

When the F are REAL American’s going to take a stand? Say that enough is enough? and take back what our founding fathers stood for. Most people don’t know enough to even understand who our “Founding Fathers’ were, but I’ll tell you, without them, our country would not exist. But yet, we allow idiots to rule our country, please just leave MY country alone. MY grandfather, MY father, and My brother all died in conflicts of US, and I see NO compassion for the stars and stripes in this president. He wants to kiss ass, and thinks that will appease our foes. IS HE F’ING out of his mind?

theRealMcCoy on June 29, 2009 at 6:07 AM

“Getting stuff done?”

What an eloquent turn of phrase for such an erudite, masterful er, uh, ummmm,….Champion of the English Language!

Did we elect that wordsmith Wally from Leave It To Beaver?

Golly!

hillbillyjim on June 29, 2009 at 6:12 AM

Doesn’t matter if the stuff getting done really sucks, just as long as something is getting done.

ctmom on June 29, 2009 at 6:25 AM

Our first affirmative-action President.

No surprise, from the party of good intentions, but unintended consequences.

wordwarp on June 29, 2009 at 6:39 AM

Other than putting America into debt faster than any administration in history…what exactly have they gotten done?

Terrye on June 29, 2009 at 6:54 AM

ctmom on June 29, 2009 at 6:25 AM

Quantity over quality…

ladyingray on June 29, 2009 at 6:58 AM

When the F are REAL American’s going to take a stand? MY grandfather, MY father, and My brother all died in conflicts of US.

Yeah,when is right! My heart goes out to this family losing loved ones in every generation fighting on other soil. I am not a leader type nor a follower of stupid but I sure have made a decision to take a stand. When are we going to stand up for our own soil?

Coastal Paradise on June 29, 2009 at 7:01 AM

Wow, a president that wants to do more than cut brush in Crawford Texas, ride and crash his mountain bike, invade Middle Eastern countries that weren’t involved in 9/11, and doesn’t have his vice president running a shadow government that condones torture. A president that actually wants to get things done and probably wouldn’t abandon New Orleans if say a major hurricane destroyed it. We have to impeach that Obama guy, he’s getting things done. I’m outraged. Maybe next presidential election the gop should run someone besides a senile old man and a bimbo that can see Russia from her home. Wow, a smart president, what a crazy concept….see ya at the polls in 2012.

athensboy on June 29, 2009 at 7:15 AM

Wow, a president that wants to do more than cut brush in Crawford Texas, ride and crash his mountain bike, invade Middle Eastern countries that weren’t involved in 9/11, and doesn’t have his vice president running a shadow government that condones torture. A president that actually wants to get things done and probably wouldn’t abandon New Orleans if say a major hurricane destroyed it. We have to impeach that Obama guy, he’s getting things done. I’m outraged. Maybe next presidential election the gop should run someone besides a senile old man and a bimbo that can see Russia from her home. Wow, a smart president, what a crazy concept….see ya at the polls in 2012.

athensboy on June 29, 2009 at 7:15 AM

A smart President of all 57, 58,59 er maybe 60 states, the great giver of DVDs, and our beloved VP,stand up Chuck,come on stand up Chuck.

Jeff from WI on June 29, 2009 at 7:27 AM

Ok we managed to push 500 comments on basically nothing except how drunk and perverted we are.
Good job troops!!!!!
I look forward to the next thread we hijack!
Good night all,
I mean it this time!

conservnut on June 29, 2009 at 12:13 AM

Shucks and dang. Had to work and missed it.

On the other hand, I find Mr. Obama’s comments rather condescending as if we are all little children who need little happy time stories to feel good and understand that the cr*p sandwich he is serving us tastes soooo yummy for the tummy because he, our best buddy, says so. After all, he is “the one” and knows what is best for the little people.

Every day there is something new to the list that just tees me off about him and his agenda. His arrogance sickens me.

Miss Molly on June 29, 2009 at 7:34 AM

No … this is a town we thought should be able to do what the Constitution allows.

eucher on June 29, 2009 at 7:35 AM

athensboy on June 29, 2009 at 7:15 AM

WOW! So much hatred, ignorance, and stupidity in just a few sentences. The only truth in the whole thing was a compelling need to impeach or otherwise stop the filthy liar in the White House. Obama must fail.

highhopes on June 29, 2009 at 7:36 AM

athensboy on June 29, 2009 at 7:15 AM

taking over the banks, the car companies, raising taxes, spending money we don’t have, and coming up with a healthcare plan that will ration care, no doubt to get rid of ‘useless eaters’….coddling dictators and tyrants…

I can see why you love el presidente! do you have any shirts that are NOT brown??

right4life on June 29, 2009 at 7:39 AM

sigh….

cmsinaz on June 29, 2009 at 7:44 AM

athensboy on June 29, 2009 at 7:15 AM

Whoever paid for your time spent at the University of Georgia should demand their money back.

kingsjester on June 29, 2009 at 7:46 AM

Wow, a president that wants to do more than cut brush in Crawford Texas, ride and crash his mountain bike, invade Middle Eastern countries that weren’t involved in 9/11, and doesn’t have his vice president running a shadow government that condones torture. A president that actually wants to get things done and probably wouldn’t abandon New Orleans if say a major hurricane destroyed it. We have to impeach that Obama guy, he’s getting things done. I’m outraged. Maybe next presidential election the gop should run someone besides a senile old man and a bimbo that can see Russia from her home. Wow, a smart president, what a crazy concept….see ya at the polls in 2012.

athensboy on June 29, 2009 at 7:15 AM

What he wants to do is destroy the fabric of this great nation to suit some warped ideal that we don’t know what is good for us.

I don’t want my taxes to go up, especially during a recession. I don’t want my energy bill to skyrocket based on uncertain, even disputed science. I don’t want socialized medicine. I don’t want the government to run the banks. I don’t want the government to take over private businesses because they THINK someone MIGHT do something bad. I don’t want the government to dictate to me how much I can make and how wealthy I can be. I don’t want income redistribution. I don’t want foreigners to be able to just waltz in here illegally and become citizens without first proving they will respect and embrace the American way. I don’t want foreign terrorists having the same rights as I do. I don’t want my children and my childrens children suffering with high taxes, high energy bills, government intrusions, socialized medicine, and an economy ready to collapse or most likely already collapsed. Mr Obama seems to think that these are good things otherwise he wouldn’t be creating scenarios where these things can and will happen.

You may like that he “gets stuff done” and is “smart” but I don’t like what he is doing with that power one bit. He is ruining the future for my children by ignoring common sense and our history as he drags the founding fathers words into the mud.

President Bush may not have been perfect, but he pales in comparison to he arrogance and bigotry that is Obama’s alone.

Miss Molly on June 29, 2009 at 8:02 AM

The world with all its problems was a better place before someone lifted the rock in Chicago and let this monster out.

bluegrass on June 29, 2009 at 8:06 AM

Miss Molly on June 29, 2009 at 8:02 AM

Very well said Molly. I agree 100%.

Ann NY on June 29, 2009 at 8:11 AM

Very well said Molly. I agree 100%.

Ann NY on June 29, 2009 at 8:11 AM

Thank you. Guess I’m spittin’ mad this morning as my hours have been cut yet again and raises this year will also be cut from 5% to 1%. While I appreciate the blessing of a raise of any kind in an economy where pay cuts and layoffs are common, when it is added to the decreased hours it puts an even greater burden on my kids and me as we try to hang on without losing everything. Mr. Obama will get no kudos from me, only disdain for his policies that will keep us entrenched in this mess for a long time to come.

Miss Molly on June 29, 2009 at 8:31 AM

Miss Molly on June 29, 2009 at 8:31 AM

sorry to hear that

blatantblue on June 29, 2009 at 8:42 AM

The worst part of all is that these things are packaged under the guise of “newness.”

Of “change.”

These ideas have all been tried before, and they have all failed.

This is what bothers me most — it’s as if these are grand new schemes.

They are not! Not in the least, they are the stale remnants of failed ideologies.

blatantblue on June 29, 2009 at 8:47 AM

This is what bothers me most — it’s as if these are grand new schemes.

They are not! Not in the least, they are the stale remnants of failed ideologies.

blatantblue on June 29, 2009 at 8:47 AM

The problem is that new generations have been dumbed down enough in history by the progressives influence in our schools over the years that people actually believe this is something new and better. This has been in the works for decades.

Miss Molly on June 29, 2009 at 8:58 AM

Miss Molly on June 29, 2009 at 8:58 AM

Preachin’ to the choir on that one!

School is awful

blatantblue on June 29, 2009 at 9:06 AM

Miss Molly on June 29, 2009 at 8:31 AM

I’ve not had any cut in hours, but the raises were cut from 3% to 1%…no one at the manager level or above gets anything…glad I’m not a manager. The increase will just cover the increase in my insurance premiums…oh well.

ladyingray on June 29, 2009 at 9:34 AM

Folks have been sitting on the couch for a while, and now they’re starting to feel like, hey, you know what, I can run.

Hopefully some voter-folks will get off their couch and run FROM the Democrats, otherwise there won’t be any place to hide from the American Kleptocracy.

Steve Z on June 29, 2009 at 10:14 AM

A smart President of all 57, 58,59 er maybe 60 states, the great giver of DVDs, and our beloved VP,stand up Chuck,come on stand up Chuck.

Jeff from WI on June 29, 2009 at 7:27 AM

Stand and upchuck.

Steve Z on June 29, 2009 at 10:15 AM

Good morning. Wow, some of you must not sleep.

Miss Molly on June 29, 2009 at 8:58 AM
Preachin’ to the choir on that one!

School is awful

blatantblue on June 29, 2009 at 9:06 AM

My poor children get educated on their way to school almost every morning. I just can’t help myself, but almost anything they say gets me going on a lecture about the evil of liberalism/socialism. It has become something of a joke. For instance, as we drove by a horse pasture, my little girl said something about her friend who has a horse and blah blah…she wished she had a horse and could ride it to school. I proceeded to tell her and her little brother that we probably should get a horse now, while we can afford it, because if Obama succeeds in his socialist plan for the country, we might need a horse to get to school, because socialism DOES NOT WORK and we’re going to end up paying so much for gas we won’t be able to afford it, but of course, we probably wouldn’t have the money to pay for school anymore either, so we would just use the horse to plow a field and grow food. Then she said a little brightly, “does that mean I get to go to ____ (local public school attended by her neighborhood friends)?” I said, NO! I’ll homeschool you first. The schools are one of the reasons we are in this mess in the first place, blah blah. (and we are in a relatively good school district.)

All because my daughter said she’d like to have horse. My poor kids. They are afraid to bring up anything, but I am going to make sure they know that socialism is unfair, stupid because it DOES NOT WORK, and EVIL if it kills me.

Sometimes I worry that I might be scaring them, but at the same time, they need to understand why some parents have started having no gifts please at the birthday parties, so some of the kids won’t be left out due to the fact that their dads are out of work and they can’t afford a present every other week for every kid they know. For their sake, I try not to act worried, so much as angry, but I’m really pretty much scared to death.

My husband is a pilot, and while he’s still okay, the company has tightened up its schedule, meaning there aren’t as many trips to fly, ie not as much pay. It used to be fairly easy for them to pick up extra trips, or trade for better lines, but no one is giving things away these days. It’s only going to get worse as more people lose jobs/get pay cuts and they don’t have business to attend/can’t afford to fly. There are already several people in my neighborhood out of work, and those who’ve posted here…things are getting really scary.

And we have that man in charge. God help us…though when I think about it, I don’t really know why he would. :(

pannw on June 29, 2009 at 10:16 AM

athensboy: you, like our other favorite troll, Mr. Drywall, must learn that if can’t run with the BIGDOGS you must stay on the porch!!

Come to my house and tell me your messiah is getting things done and I’ll show how we really bleed here. YOUR POTUS, not mine, is bankrupting our country and you call that getting things done, while he ignores those of us who give everything we have. Your POTOS, not mine, is the laughing stock of the entire world. Has he kissed your ass too? Seems that everyone else in the world has gotten that treatment from him.

Were you born yesterday? Do you not know anything of history besides what your MSM spoon feeds you. Your lack of understanding at what is happening here does not amaze me, what does is that you belive that your O’man is the solution to the problem.

When you decide to grow a brain that reaches beyond the synapses between your stubby digits that flick between CNN and MSNBC, come back. till then …..

STAY ON THE PORCH!!! Badddd Troll, Baddd Troll

theRealMcCoy on June 29, 2009 at 10:38 AM

Forgot to mention this to Mr. Athensboy:

Your dogs: Joe, Mr. (unlucky), Fraise Suavage (only lefties like you would even admit to owning a piece of kibble like this), Roy J and Whisper must love it that they no longer have to listen to your voice. All dogs go to heaven, so I’m sure they will be safe in knowing that they will never see you or your blessed Messiah ever again. Hah, hah!

Stay on the porch!

theRealMcCoy on June 29, 2009 at 10:48 AM

My husband is a pilot, and while he’s still okay, the company has tightened up its schedule, meaning there aren’t as many trips to fly, ie not as much pay. It used to be fairly easy for them to pick up extra trips, or trade for better lines, but no one is giving things away these days. It’s only going to get worse as more people lose jobs/get pay cuts and they don’t have business to attend/can’t afford to fly. There are already several people in my neighborhood out of work, and those who’ve posted here…things are getting really scary.
And we have that man in charge. God help us…though when I think about it, I don’t really know why he would. :(
pannw on June 29, 2009 at 10:16 AM

Who’s your hubby a pilot for?

My dad was AA

blatantblue on June 29, 2009 at 11:11 AM

Who’s your hubby a pilot for?

My dad was AA

blatantblue on June 29, 2009 at 11:11 AM

LUV, baby! And AA is the reason he has to commute out of Nashville. If not for them, this would be a pilot base.

Was your dad prior military, or always civilian?

pannw on June 29, 2009 at 11:31 AM

pannw on June 29, 2009 at 11:31 AM

did aviation in college
flew for some small north east commuter ones
then did USAF then AA

blatantblue on June 29, 2009 at 11:40 AM

tempted to go into the USAF but idk

already have a course plotted I think

blatantblue on June 29, 2009 at 11:42 AM

I think
blatantblue on June 29, 2009 at 11:42 AM

That’s a really good start. Much better than most, I’m afraid.

Do you want to fly? Ever considered the USN? I’d recommend it for aviation, otherwise, USAF probably. I love the Navy, but that haze grey and underway could get old.

My friend has a son going into his senior year of high school and he’s been with a Navy recruiter most of last week. She’s a little hysterical about the whole thing, but in light of the way the whole world seems about to explode, I told her he might as well pick the branch he wants now, before he gets drafted. She agreed, but the problem is, he wants to go SEAL. I think he’s trying to kill her. ;)

Aren’t I just a barrel of laughs?

pannw on June 29, 2009 at 11:52 AM

pannw on June 29, 2009 at 11:52 AM

I feel like it’s in my blood
flying is in the family history

maybe one day

blatantblue on June 29, 2009 at 12:08 PM

I think he’s kind of right. It’s hard to control mindless drones who worship the annoited one with their thumbs up their butts when their butts are plopped down on the sofa in front of the TV.

Pcoop on June 29, 2009 at 12:12 PM

And that’s why we’re getting stuff done.

Of course having an inept Congress, coupled with a similarly inept President helps.

GarandFan on June 29, 2009 at 12:32 PM

I feel like it’s in my blood
flying is in the family history

maybe one day

blatantblue on June 29, 2009 at 12:08 PM

Just don’t wait too long, if you want to go military. Personally, I hate flying. Hate it. Go figure. I’m sure glad most don’t hate it as much as I do, or we’d starve.

Of course, I hate all this ‘stuff’ Obama is doing to the country more! Yes, I can stay on topic, if I must.

pannw on June 29, 2009 at 1:02 PM

athensboy.
Why do I keep picturing Michael Stipe from REM sitting behind a keyboard spewing forth his liberal genius?
REM, by the way, from Athens, GA.

Lanceman on June 29, 2009 at 2:08 PM

1In the beginning was Barry and the Barry was with God, and the Barry was God. 2He was with God in the beginning.

3Through him all things were made; without him nothing was made that has been made. 4In him was life, and that life was the light of men. 5The light shines in the darkness, but the darkness has not understood it.

6There came a man who was sent from God; his name was Rahm. 7He came as a witness to testify concerning that light, so that through him all men might believe. 8He himself was not the light; he came only as a witness to the light.

I Obama 1:1-6

NoFanofLibs on June 29, 2009 at 6:48 PM

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