Quotes of the day

posted at 10:46 pm on May 3, 2012 by Allahpundit

“I feel GREAT about our Julia web tool & LOVE the Repub freak-out

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“Mr. Obama’s advisers are clearly hoping that the idea of Julia will capture the public’s imagination the way the Harry and Louise ads did two decades ago. The story of the fictional couple worrying about their health care helped crystallize opposition to Mr. Clinton’s proposals…

“It’s not clear that Mr. Obama’s effort will have as much effect. In 1993 and 1994, the health insurance group that broadcast the Harry and Louise ads spent millions of dollars to run them on television. So far, Julia lives only on an Internet page.

“And Julia could backfire on Mr. Obama if voters get the impression that the president has to invent characters who are benefiting from his policies because he can’t find real people to portray the situation.”

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“In the new Barack Obama campaign piece The Life of Julia, voters can ‘Take a look at how President Obama’s policies help one woman over her lifetime — and how Mitt Romney would change her story.’ It is one of the most brazenly statist pieces of campaign literature I can ever remember seeing.

“Let’s, for the purposes of this post, set aside the misleading generalizations regarding policy in the ad (no one is innocent on that account, obviously). What we are left with is a celebration of a how a woman can live her entire life by leaning on government intervention, dependency and other people’s money rather than her own initiative or hard work. It is, I’d say, implicitly un-American, in the sense that it celebrates a mindset we have — outwardly, at least — shunned.”

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“From the overarching narrative of drab dependency to the comically blunt and clumsy contrasts with Romney, the utterly unironic pseudo-edginess (‘Julia starts her own web business’), the self-caricaturing lifestyle liberalism (‘this allows her to volunteer at a community garden’), the un-self-conscious intermixing of the vocabularies of liberty and entitlement (‘thanks to Obamacare, her health insurance is required to cover birth control’), the imagery of studied nonchalance, and the whole look and feel of the enterprise, it appears to have been created by people deeply immersed in the culture of overeducated twenty-something hipster self-effacement but unaware that it is all intended sarcastically. It’s like Portlandia earnestly offered up as a drama…

“Above all, though, the Life of Julia is deeply telling of the view of American life underlying contemporary progressivism. Mitt Romney has taken to describing President Obama’s vision of America as one of a government-centered society. It’s hard to imagine a more perfect illustration of what he means than this.”

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“‘That’s their dream for women?’ asked Wendy Wright, a social conservative leader and acting director of the conservative Catholic Family & Human Rights Institute. ‘That she be alone, without family, struggling as a single parent, dependent on a government that is going broke?’

“‘This is not the American dream,’ Wright told The Daily Caller. ‘It’s creepy. … It’s what China promises its people.’”

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“‘The Life of Julia’ is, of course, another of the Democrats’ never-ending efforts to lock up the ‘women’s vote.’ But that is a misnomer: what the Democrats really dominate is the single women’s vote. Single women do vote overwhelmingly Democratic. Why? Because they worry that they may need to fall back on the government for security. Married women, on the other hand, change their priorities: their first object is their family’s well-being, and most of them consequently vote Republican. Notice that at no time in ‘Julia’s’ life is she ever said to have a husband.

“In a sense, I think that the Democrats’ crude slide show and the conservatives who mock it are ships passing in the night. Sure, ‘Julia’ validates everything Mitt Romney says about Obama’s vision of a government-centered society. Sure, as conservatives tweeted, ‘Julia’ depicts Americans as helpless losers who can’t do a thing without a government handout. But the sad truth is that the Democrats know their audience. There are a great many Americans, most but by no means all of them women, who evidently are not embarrassed by the fact that their life plan consists of using government to get their hands on someone else’s money. What conservatives see as the life of a pathetic loser, Democratic voters see as a heck of a good deal.”

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“The CBO tells us that after 2037, the debt-to-GDP ratio will remain above 200 percent, but it doesn’t have an annual breakdown after that. It does have projections on government spending through 2085. According to the data, by the time Julia celebrates her 73rd birthday, government spending would equal 76 percent of the nation’s economic output. To put that in context, it would mean that avoiding an annual deficit would require collecting taxes at more than quadruple the post-World War II average of roughly 18 percent of GDP.

“Of course, these numbers are all hypothetical, as the economic and financial system would collapse well before we reached this point. What’s Obama’s plan to spare Julia from such a bleak scenario? As his Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner told House Budget Committee Chairman Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., ‘We’re not coming before you to say we have a definitive solution to that long-term problem. What we do know is we don’t like yours.’”

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“#Julia is bummed. Her share of the national debt went up $16,345 under Obama

“#Julia, about to graduate, can’t find a job in the Obama economy…

“#Julia the commuter has to pay double for gas from what she paid 4 years ago…

“#Julia in the future won’t have Social Security thanks to Obama”

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“Alas, Team Obama has omitted a few milestones from the life of Julia:

“4 months: Julia’s mother decides that giving birth will be hard on her figure. She kills Julia. Under Barack Obama, her right to do so is absolutely nonnegotiable.

“10 years: Trapped in a failing and dangerous public school, Julia (another Julia, not the dead one) is terrified and miserable. Under the Obama administration, protecting the government education monopoly from competition and accountability is almost as sacrosanct as abortion. School-choice programs are severely constrained or eliminated. Julia falls behind

“57 years: Julia (different Julia, not one of the dead ones) has been paying very high taxes for most of her life, mainly to support three federal programs: Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid. In fact, the payroll tax diverts about 12 percent of her income — income she might have saved — into the entitlements. Under President Obama, stubborn refusal to reform these unsustainable entitlements means that the programs have to be radically cut or entirely eliminated, and Julia and her whole generation get hosed in spite of the fact that they have been taxed for decades under the phony promise that they were ‘paying into’ the programs. The only alternative to massive cuts was an 88 percent increase in all federal taxes, which already have been rising to offset costs from Obamacare, which were wildly underestimated.”

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“So basically OFA’s Julia campaign is the footsteps poem, but for Obama instead of God?

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This is what Team O is reduced to? Good grief I thought attack watch was idiotic.

rob verdi on May 4, 2012 at 6:12 AM

1984, not just a bitchin Van Halen album!

MNHawk on May 4, 2012 at 6:28 AM

Just as in the case of his “autobiography”, fiction is much more palatable than truth.

kingsjester on May 4, 2012 at 6:32 AM

rob verdi on May 4, 2012 at 6:12 AM

There ya done it. Gotta report you. Better you than me, right, nothing personal, merely self-preservation, mmmK?

See how easy that was?

That should strike you down to your marrow…really.

This is how is starts.

Inculcate the kids, the youth, first. Parents are too busy most times or got problems of their own, so most times what the kids are “learning” in school is beyond the ken of most parents…if they care at all, that is.

Does anyone detect a pattern here?

Other than garner a chuckle or two, maybe joke about, does any of this go beyond Orwell into something more finite, real? Frightening?

One of the fundamentals of Fabian Socialism is to avoid that hard confrontation…slow coast into incremental changes in law, in people’s perceptions, steps in transformation…a little here, a little there…change….but gentle change, almost as if the people themselves embraced that change as their own…until one morning Channel 13 is no longer broadcasting your favorite morning news show and has some government stiff showing you a cool Powerpoint presentation of how the new rules will affect your community but not too much, really, just a little bit, and you get a call from work saying that you’ve been moved to a different shift, or you no longer have a job, because, well, because and it can’t be discussed over the phone and best not to call back, either…

Outlandish fantasy, coldwarrior, what the heck is wrong with you? What a load of Cr*p. Sheesh. Get real.

Ask JPetersen, a HotAir contributor about how that stuff really works.

Then carefully go over every public utterance of Team Obama since 2007. Then look at the recent record. Put pieces together.

Imagine how stupid it would have appeared just a decade ago if a US President spent $20 million to erect signs along the roadside extolling his virtues? Or set up a website presentation showing us how much all of us do or could benefit from the benevolence of government…maybe use a human figure one could identify with…maybe a girl, named Julia, maybe?

Pretty stupid thing to imagine back in 2005. Truly hilarious back in 1990. Unimaginable back in 1980.

Now commonplace? Even have elected officials defending poor misunderstood Julia in public like she was a real human being not the creation of a political movement.

OK.

Enjoy your morning cup of coffee, a glass of OJ, maybe.

Nothing to see here.

Let’s move along.

coldwarrior on May 4, 2012 at 6:35 AM

coldwarrior on May 4, 2012 at 6:35 AM

Then the joke’s on them. I started brainwashing my daughter before she even started kindergarten. She is a good little capitalist, with a healthy dose of compassion for others, like the Veterans she visits every month with her Girl Scout Troop. She can spot a communist thought a mile away. She isn’t the only one in her school either. All is not lost.

OT- I have a question about guns. I bought a Taurus 38 Special, and my dad bought a Ruger .357. Did he just out-gun me?

Night Owl on May 4, 2012 at 6:44 AM

Not only is this new Obamsky ad suckworthy, the Beatles’ song Julia is also suckworthy. They should put the song with this slide show and make it the biggest suckworthy endeavor on the planet.
Do it for Julia.

Scherzophrenic on May 4, 2012 at 6:45 AM

And Julia could backfire on Mr. Obama if voters get the impression that the president has to invent characters who are benefiting from his policies because he can’t find real people to portray the situation.”

bam!

cmsinaz on May 4, 2012 at 6:49 AM

he’s good at creating those composite folks ain’t he

cmsinaz on May 4, 2012 at 6:50 AM

keep doubling down on stupid there boys…

cmsinaz on May 4, 2012 at 6:52 AM

bam!

cmsinaz on May 4, 2012 at 6:49 AM

That is funny. He probably spends all his time on SimCity or whatever, since real people just won’t do what he wants them to!

Night Owl on May 4, 2012 at 6:52 AM

Scherzophrenic on May 4, 2012 at 6:45 AM

Dismissing Julia’s web thing as ridiculous is part of the overall desired effect. If a significant portion of the population (not already tied hoof and tail to government) is dismissive, thinks it is all some kind of stupid joke, it becomes less threatening…eventually almost acceptable. Harmless. Meanwhile the changes in regulations, rules, laws continues.

“The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing”.

coldwarrior on May 4, 2012 at 6:53 AM

There are a great many Americans, most but by no means all of them women, who evidently are not embarrassed by the fact that their life plan consists of using government to get their hands on someone else’s money. What conservatives see as the life of a pathetic loser, Democratic voters see as a heck of a good deal.”

I think there is truth in this..but it is not all about women..there are plenty of men out there who are more than willing to allow the government to take over their place in the household. Sad but true.

Terrye on May 4, 2012 at 6:54 AM

OT- I have a question about guns. I bought a Taurus 38 Special, and my dad bought a Ruger .357. Did he just out-gun me?

Night Owl on May 4, 2012 at 6:44 AM

The 357 Mag was made on the basis of the 38 SPL cartridge, somewhat longer and marketed to police departments so they could slowly move from the 38 SPL to the heavier cartridge. For that the 357 Mag revolvers could fire 38 SPL, while those with 38 SPL could not use the 357 Mag as their guns weren’t designed for its pressures or cartridge length. Only a very few could do that and conversion cylinders were made for them.

If you must get a revolver in that line, get the 357 Mag. You can use the 38 SPL for training, and then switch to 357 Mag to get used to your carry rounds. S&W did a lot of marketing, back in the day, and gave J. Edgar Hoover the first revolver they made in 357. That was back in the day where organized criminals were using BARs and Thompsons and the 38 SPL wasn’t doing the one hit take down that well. The 357 offered the one hit take down and a half-way decent pistol hunting cartridge, which was the other way it was marketed and soon became a major ad campaign with all the nasty critters taken with a 357 Mag.

Both cartridges are reliable and if you have good training and can ignore the rest of what is going on in a firefight, then accuracy and shot placement will generally trump stopping power. If all you can get is center of mass… well…a 357 would be a lot nicer, but anything downrange is better than nothing.

ajacksonian on May 4, 2012 at 6:59 AM

OT- I have a question about guns. I bought a Taurus 38 Special, and my dad bought a Ruger .357. Did he just out-gun me?

Night Owl on May 4, 2012 at 6:44 AM

Good going, Dad, for your daughter…seriously. Good job. They have Girl Scouts where you are? They are getting more and more rare these days. Some sort of new “rainbow” agenda infected our local troops and they just sort of melted away. Boy Scouts is a different story…some people get hostile about Boy Scouts around here.

OK…gun stuff.

I haven’t a clue. Not a big gun person anymore. In my last job if you had to draw a weapon it meant you had not done your job right in the first place.

Last gun in my hands was a 9mm govt issue Baretta. Preferred the .45. Just a lot more intimidating up close.

coldwarrior on May 4, 2012 at 7:00 AM

Night Owl on May 4, 2012 at 6:52 AM

heh

cmsinaz on May 4, 2012 at 7:09 AM

Hmm.
Girlfriends are a ‘composite’
Girls could be ‘punished with a baby’
now, the main character in this campaign is a composite caricature.

Ladies, if you’re not getting the drift that “if you’ve seen one gal, you’ve seen them all” from this group and your identity and individualism are meaningless, then you need to wake up and smell the coffee.

ted c on May 4, 2012 at 7:13 AM

And Julia could backfire on Mr. Obama if voters get the impression that the president has to invent characters who are benefiting from his policies because he can’t find real people to portray the situation.”

we are all a composite caricature now. This is an assault on individualism, personal identity, and freedom. You mean nothing.

ted c on May 4, 2012 at 7:15 AM

coldwarrior on May 4, 2012 at 7:00 AM

I’m a mom- LOL. Yes, Girl Scouts are still around. The only problem is the stuff about Girl Scouts USA donating to Planned Parenthood, but in day to day stuff, it doesn’t affect the Troop. They are in 7th Grade now, and there has been nothing offensive talked about or taught, but I live in a conservative area, so we wouldn’t put up with that. Aside from the community service projects they do, I look at it like a girl’s version of the Mason’s or Shriner’s or whatever. It’s a group of girls who have been on intimate terms (camping, trips, etc.) since childhood, and those relationships will last. They’re like sisters, and since my daughter is an only child, it’s great for her.

About the guns, it’s okay. Ajacksonian gave me way more information than I can even understand!

Night Owl on May 4, 2012 at 7:16 AM

What a perfect opportunity for an opponent of Obama to point out the “1984″ totalitarian nature of this.

Oh wait.
The GOP has Romney.
Nevermind.

*sigh*

Czar of Defenestration on May 4, 2012 at 7:17 AM

ted c on May 4, 2012 at 7:13 AM

Let us hope (hate that word…since 2007) that women across America take serious offense at the misogyny of this President…and the Left in general.

Not one real live person, in the entire 311 million of us they can show as a real example of how benevolent government truly is?

So they stereotype…real broad brush…to make benevolent government seem like all women should embrace it immediately?

coldwarrior on May 4, 2012 at 7:19 AM

ajacksonian on May 4, 2012 at 6:59 AM

Thank you. I am a female and I didn’t really understand a thing you said. My dad and I figured out that his gun could use my bullets, but my gun can’t use his. So his IS better than mine, is what I got from what you said. I am not hoping for a firefight, just scaring off burglers or bad dates when my daughter gets older. But thank you so much for taking the time to answer my question!

Night Owl on May 4, 2012 at 7:20 AM

ted c on May 4, 2012 at 7:13 AM

strawman and composites…
it’s what he is good at

cmsinaz on May 4, 2012 at 7:24 AM

Ladies, if you’re not getting the drift that “if you’ve seen one gal, you’ve seen them all” from this group and your identity and individualism are meaningless, then you need to wake up and smell the coffee.

ted c on May 4, 2012 at 7:13 AM

I read Atlas Shrugged when I was 21. Ever since then, the parallels between the moocher men in that book and democrats put me off democrats for life. Speaking of coffee…

Night Owl on May 4, 2012 at 7:24 AM

coldwarrior on May 4, 2012 at 7:19 AM

hope so but then you have DWS defending this tripe

cmsinaz on May 4, 2012 at 7:25 AM

I’m a mom- LOL.

Night Owl on May 4, 2012 at 7:16 AM

I am embarrassed and truly sorry for that false assumption…big ooops. Dumb. Well, there goes that chance for a good first impression. :-)

This coldwarrior guy is a real klutz in real life, apparently.

coldwarrior on May 4, 2012 at 7:25 AM

cmsinaz on May 4, 2012 at 7:25 AM

DWS?

Oh, that DWS.

Does anyone actually listen to her anymore, if ever?

What was that saying back in the day?

“If you are not part of the solution, you are part of the problem?” Or something like that?

DWS is the problem…in a nutshell. (no pun intended)

coldwarrior on May 4, 2012 at 7:28 AM

I am embarrassed and truly sorry for that false assumption…big ooops. Dumb. Well, there goes that chance for a good first impression. :-)

This coldwarrior guy is a real klutz in real life, apparently.

coldwarrior on May 4, 2012 at 7:25 AM

LOL- Don’t think a thing of it. Besides, I’ve been reading this site for years before I was able to register, and you already made a good impression. :)

Night Owl on May 4, 2012 at 7:30 AM

coldwarrior on May 4, 2012 at 7:28 AM

indeed
dear leader can hide behind her skirts

cmsinaz on May 4, 2012 at 7:32 AM

dear leader can hide behind her skirts

cmsinaz on May 4, 2012 at 7:32 AM

Either a braver or dumber man than I. :-)

coldwarrior on May 4, 2012 at 7:39 AM

What we are left with is a celebration of a how a woman can live her entire life by leaning on government intervention, dependency and other people’s money rather than her own initiative or hard work. It is, I’d say, implicitly un-American, in the sense that it celebrates a mindset we have — outwardly, at least — shunned.”

Shunned? This writer apparently has never watched those YouTube videos where singers sing about buying crap with their government-issued welfare cards — “swipe it on your EBT, it’s free!”

Just yesterday, I was in a pricey health food store, in the check-out line behind a woman who boldly (and loudly) announced to the cashier that she was going to pay for some of her expensive purchases with cash, and put the rest on her EBT card.

There are a lot of people out there who aren’t shunning or hiding their dependency on other peoples’ money; they’re flaunting it.

AZCoyote on May 4, 2012 at 7:44 AM

Man, it’s cathartic busting on this Julia thing, lol.

BKennedy on May 4, 2012 at 2:12 AM

Under Obama’s plan, #Julia ends up turning tricks at the age of 16 to feed her crack habit and out-of-wedlock baby – in that order.

At age 30 #Julia is hit on the head. In her confused state she finally LISTENS to the BS spewing from @DWStweets & flees @TheDemocrats 4ever

Even Obama’s boot-licking media is razzing lately.

From ABC’s Rick Klein:

is it just me or would Julia benefit from having eyes and a mouth? to say nothing of knowing how to dress.

#Julia does age well. y’know, for an eyeless, mouthless woman who’s constantly getting screwed by gov’t policies.

And on Elizabeth Warren’s ‘I’m an injun, honest!’ claim, he says this:

bordering on farce. grandpa’s “high cheekbones, like all of the Indians do,” according to Warren family lore.

Flora Duh on May 4, 2012 at 7:46 AM

AZCoyote on May 4, 2012 at 7:44 AM

Assuming she is registered to vote and voted in the last general election, any clue as to which 2008 Presidential candidate she voted for?

coldwarrior on May 4, 2012 at 7:48 AM

AZCoyote on May 4, 2012 at 7:44 AM

‏ @KristinaRibali

There is a woman at the tanning salon who is asking if she can pay with her EBT card. No joke. #doomed

Flora Duh on May 4, 2012 at 7:49 AM

@TwitchyPolitics

Manufactured Julia, this is the real life of Brian Terry http://wp.me/p2aVG0-6ID

Flora Duh on May 4, 2012 at 7:53 AM

Julia is a metro-sexual European anywomen. But she is not an American.

JimK on May 4, 2012 at 7:58 AM

@TwitchyPolitics

Manufactured Julia, this is the real life of Brian Terry http://wp.me/p2aVG0-6ID
Flora Duh on May 4, 2012 at 7:53 AM

MM, even though usually absent from this site, continues to knock them out of the park…

Someone should establish a “Children of Breitbart Society” and nominate people like her, Whittle, etc.

CurtissP-40b on May 4, 2012 at 8:01 AM

coldwarrior on May 4, 2012 at 6:35 AM

Great post, coldwarrior. While the derision for Julia is well-deserved, it is scary to think that our “government” thought she was a good idea, and that some “Americans” find her story comforting and desirable. How many? We may find out this fall.

RobertMN on May 4, 2012 at 8:02 AM

And, the winner is!

“Mamas Don’t Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Julia!”

–Michelle Malkin

mountainaires on May 4, 2012 at 8:04 AM

Someone should establish a “Children of Breitbart Society” and nominate people like her, Whittle, etc.

CurtissP-40b on May 4, 2012 at 8:01 AM

Katie Pavlich Chosen to Receive Breitbart Award at the 2012 Conservative Leadership Conference

(Las Vegas, NV) – Organizers of the 5th annual Conservative Leadership Conference in Las Vegas on June 8-10 announced today that, Katie Pavlich – Townhall.com columnist and author of the new best-selling book on the Operation Fast and Furious scandal – has been chosen to receive the event’s first Andrew Breitbart Award.

The award is named after the late conservative firebrand activist who passed away in March. Katie will accept the award and deliver a keynote address at the conference’s annual Awards Luncheon on Saturday, June 9, 2012.

Flora Duh on May 4, 2012 at 8:09 AM

Night Owl on May 4, 2012 at 6:44 AM

.
Both cartridges are reliable and if you have good training and can ignore the rest of what is going on in a firefight, then accuracy and shot placement will generally trump stopping power. If all you can get is center of mass… well…a 357 would be a lot nicer, but anything downrange is better than nothing.

ajacksonian on May 4, 2012 at 6:59 AM

.
Very well said.

(Boy, do I ever miss all of the gun reading I used to do)

listens2glenn on May 4, 2012 at 8:29 AM

mountainaires on May 4, 2012 at 8:04 AM

AGREED ! The best !
But, now I can’t get that blasted tune outta my head !
Arrgh ! ;-)

pambi on May 4, 2012 at 8:30 AM

Very well said.

(Boy, do I ever miss all of the gun reading I used to do)

listens2glenn on May 4, 2012 at 8:29 AM

Too bad it was mostly wasted on me, huh?

Night Owl on May 4, 2012 at 9:01 AM

And Julia could backfire on Mr. Obama if voters get the impression that the president has to invent characters who are benefiting from his policies because he can’t find real people to portray the situation.”

No. I know some of those “real people”. He has to create a fictional character because many of those “real people”‘s lives and stories are not compelling but off- putting.

A life of dependency is not a pretty picture and too many of those who would otherwise support Obama’s policies are in denial about it and it’s best to keep the fiction alive.

Cleombrotus on May 4, 2012 at 9:13 AM

he’s good at creating those composite folks ain’t he

cmsinaz on May 4, 2012 at 6:50 AM

Well, when your ideology keeps killing the real Julias off, you have to invent an imaginary one!

dominigan on May 4, 2012 at 9:34 AM

Night Owl on May 4, 2012 at 7:20 AM

My pleasure!

If your revolver is rated for +P rounds, go with those for your 38 SPL. They are a ‘hotter’ round with a more energetic propellent. There is some very good cartridges for 38 SPL that help to make up for its specs and the +P stuff gets you better power per shot.

The important thing is practice, practice, practice.

I have a LWS 32 that is my BUG and it leaves my hand sore after putting 50 rounds through it, but if I have to use it I naturally adjust my grip for it with muscle memory. I didn’t get it for stopping power, but for close encounters it is a point and shoot gun that has no sights by design because it is a reflex shooter… same with a snubbie. Put a few hundred rounds of basic round nose ammo through your revolver just to get used to it, then do concentrated practice with your carry ammo. Also practice with your holster, unloaded at home and then at the range. Practice, practice, practice.

I’ve been getting ammo wedding gifts for my ex-sister-in-law who is remarrying, so I’ve had to do a lot of 38 SPL purchasing the past month. She enjoys her snubbie no end, so I’m adding in some extras for her plus one of those ex-cop makes training manuals for close quarters with a snubbie books. And cleaning supplies, you can’t forget that stuff, either, and a field kit is something most overlook so…

BTW have fun with it! Load your dad’s with 38 SPL and you two can do some ersatz revolver trick shooting: one revolver per hand, two targets. One great reason to get revolvers in pairs. Or any pistol, really. Just as a GP buy two of any gun to keep one running in case of disaster. Dad and Daughter buys are very sweet, btw! Remind him about Take Your Daughter To The Range Day!

ajacksonian on May 4, 2012 at 10:04 AM

Julia dies at age 78 but continues to vote democrat to age 96

Bevan on May 4, 2012 at 10:22 AM

I wonder if Julia is one of Obama’s imaginary girl-friends?

Kjeil on May 4, 2012 at 11:09 AM

They missed the first step

1) Julia prenatal: ABORTED!!!

Gunlock Bill on May 4, 2012 at 11:17 AM

Julia is a wise Latina, and her name is pronounced Hulia.

She is in love with Romeo-bama, but she might choose the same ending as young Miss Capulet when she loses hope and change.

Steve Z on May 4, 2012 at 11:25 AM

If “freaking out” means “laughing and making mock,” then yeah…we’re freaking out.

Twitter was hilarious last night.

Bob's Kid on May 4, 2012 at 12:15 PM

The use of the term “under” is telling. Dear Leader’s view of us as subjects living “under” his rule; not free, self-governing citizens of a self-sufficient nation.

Arnold Yabenson on May 4, 2012 at 12:52 PM

“Julia” = “jobs saved or created” = “algae powered cars” = “2500% reduction in healthcare costs with Obamacare” = …….

Anybody else notice a trend developing?

VelvetElvis on May 4, 2012 at 12:53 PM

“‘This is not the American dream,’ Wright told The Daily Caller. ‘It’s creepy. … It’s what China promises its people.’”

It’s our Great Leap FORWARD. Julia must have missed that day in history class.

itsacookbook on May 4, 2012 at 12:54 PM

This Julia thing…totally ridiculous…something to laugh at…ignore.

Funny, a little guy once was laughed at, mocked because he looked like a little tramp, and he and his friends wore the dumbest looking clothing, and also drank a lot…none had real jobs anymore, a lot quit their jobs to join this odd assortment, this cult, this rabble in matching shirts and even banners, lots of banners. And posters and signs with matching symbols, or similar symbols…

A joke, really.

And their publications, those stupid posters, too,. Echoing simplistic slogans or dreams of a new pure better world for all, except for those that really don’t fit it, are the problem, regardless prior contributions to the greatness of the land. Actually wanted to go after those who have built careers, and factories, and had money…employed people. And wanted to make abortion legal and accessible. And God? An imaginary thing drempt up by stupid people. Intelligence, real intelligence and believing in some sort of referee or scorekeeper in the sky just do not mix…bitter clingers, Bible toting conservatives…ooo, I can’t do this “god” is watching me…I’m gonna be punished. Any intelligent person knows there cannot be just one God, any god…there is no God.

Yes, let’s laugh at them.

Silly ridiculous, simple-minded people…

Laugh.

“Couldn’t sleep last night? Too much noise on the streets?”

“Likewise. Noisy night. Screeching of tires and brakes. Breaking glass, too.”

“I see where some vandals broke out the front of the grocery store.”

“Think the police will find them?”

“Why not?”

“The police were there, watching?”

“That is so wrong!”

“What? Don’t shout?”

“Please, don’t make a scene.”

“Your son was beaten on Tuesday for saying something to them? They said he was responsible for one of their own being shot….in the chest…by a nightwatchman, guarding his neighborhood?”

“He’s lucky. He made it home. Just don’t go into those neighborhoods anymore.”

“No? I haven’t been paying attention to the newspapers?”

“New laws? What new laws? Have to register? Have to turn in guns? Even grandpapa’s old war rifles? Dad’s hunting rifles?”

“You know who’s fault this is? Right? Those bankers. The guys who run the factories. Yeah, the guys with all the money. It is their fault.”

“That last president wasn’t any help either. Just left us with a ton of debt, too. Almost 6% unemployment, too.”

“They should pass a law. Maybe confiscate their holdings, maybe give it to the people, the ones who really deserve to have it since they’ve nothing at all, really. Those old veterans and those widows and their unemployed sons…they ought to pass a law…help them out, give them a lift up.”

“Those greedy guys with all the people’s money…it is all their fault.”

“They deserve what is going to happen to them.”

Wonderful thoughts…for springtime.

1933

Socialists never change.

Ever.

Same old same old.

If the right people were only allowed to be in charge, it would work…promise….it would work….a lot better than what we’ve got.

More fair.

Social justice for all.

2012.

Nothing has changed…

coldwarrior on May 4, 2012 at 2:10 PM

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