Quotes of the day

posted at 10:19 pm on November 28, 2012 by Allahpundit

Republican unity against raising tax rates for the wealthy began to show cracks on Wednesday after a conservative congressman said he would back an agreement with President Barack Obama to raise rates on the rich but extend tax cuts for income below $250,000.

With Congress scrambling to avert a series of tax increases and spending cuts due to kick in at the end of the year – known as the “fiscal cliff” – Representative Tom Cole said Republicans should approve a deal ensuring 98 percent of Americans do not suffer a tax increase that endangers the economic recovery…

“If we have an opportunity to, right now, secure the Bush tax cuts for 98 percent of the American people … and then continue to fight on these other issues, I think we should do that,” Cole, a conservative Republican from Oklahoma, told Reuters in an interview.

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Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) on Wednesday shot down a proposal by a senior GOP lawmaker that the House agree to President Obama’s demand to extend middle-class tax rates as Republicans sought to put the focus of negotiations on spending.

The Speaker’s swift rejection of an idea floated by Rep. Tom Cole (R-Okla.), a respected party strategist and former chairman of the House GOP campaign committee, came as Republicans voiced increasing concerns that the debate over the so-called “fiscal cliff” had become dominated by talk of taxes rather than spending.

Comparing the nation’s spending crisis to a “freight train,” Boehner said “it’s time for the president and Democrats to get serious about the spending problem that our country has.”

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As of Thursday, Congress has only 10 legislative days left before the cliff plunge, yet President Obama and House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) haven’t met in 13 days, and reportedly haven’t spoken on the phone all week. Staff-level talks have produced little progress. Instead, both sides have embarked on a campaign of photo ops with business leaders and middle-class taxpayers aimed less at persuasion than at avoiding blame once the cliff — a combination of huge spending cuts and tax increases — is reached…

Eventually, any deal to restore the nation’s finances will have to look something like the Simpson-Bowles proposal, which combines tax increases and cuts to entitlement spending. There is no viable alternative to their core formula. Yet the threat of a crisis doesn’t seem to be enough to spur action; lawmakers are apparently content to wait for an actual crisis — and Simpson and Bowles are passing the time as scolds and jesters.

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With a chip on his shoulder larger than his margin of victory, Barack Obama is approaching his second term by replicating the mistake of his first. Then his overreaching involved health care — expanding the entitlement state at the expense of economic growth. Now he seeks another surge of statism, enlarging the portion of gross domestic product grasped by government and dispensed by politics. The occasion is the misnamed “fiscal cliff,” the proper name for which is: the Democratic Party’s agenda.

For 40 years the party’s principal sources of energy and money — liberal activists, government-employees unions — have advocated expanding government’s domestic reach by raising taxes and contracting its foreign reach by cutting defense. Obama’s four years as one of the most liberal senators and his four presidential years indicate that he agrees. Like other occasionally numerate but prudently reticent liberals, he surely understands that the entitlement state he favors requires raising taxes on the cohort that has most of the nation’s money — the middle class.

Mitt Romney as candidate and others before and since have suggested increasing revenue by capping income tax deductions. This would increase that tax’s progressivity, without raising rates that would dampen incentives. Obama’s compromise may be: Let’s do both. Remember the story of when the British Admiralty sought six new battleships, the Treasury proposed four, so they compromised on eight.

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Who actually has the leverage in negotiations over the fiscal cliff—and the extension of Bush-era income tax cuts in particular? On the surface, it might look like Democrats, who control the White House and the Senate, have the upper hand. But House Republicans may have more leverage than is immediately apparent…

We already have a pretty good clue to how the White House will act—not what the administration is saying now, but how it actually acted in 2010, the last time the Bush tax cuts were set to expire. Then, as now, doing nothing would have allowed tax rates to rise. And then, as now, the president insisted that he would not extend the Bush tax cuts for top earners. But he did anyway.

Asked at a press conference earlier this month why this time would be different, President Obama suggested that the economy was better this time around. In fact, it’s growing at the same pace. Which is to say that Obama didn’t have a very good answer, because this time isn’t all that different. And while a different outcome is possible, especially if the GOP follow’s Rep. Cole’s advice, it’s not the most likely scenario.

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But there is a profound lack of curiosity when it comes to the other half of this supposed bargain. Remember that hypothetical deal of $1 in tax increases to $10 in spending cuts? Republicans are still being asked about it and criticized for rejecting it. But balancing the budget under that formula would require $9 trillion in spending cuts over the next ten years. When was the last time the president or a Democratic congressman was asked whether or not they would agree to such a deal?

For that matter, it’s worth noting that more than half of Democratic congressmen and eleven senators have signed a pledge to oppose any changes to Social Security or Medicare. If pledges are the root of all evil, couldn’t we pause for just a moment in our attempts to run Grover Norquist out of town to work up the tiniest bit of outrage about this one?

In fact, many Democrats actually want to spend more, at least in the short term. The president’s most recent budget calls for $2.6 in increased spending between now and 2022. That’s $1 trillion more than the $1.6 trillion that the president has called for in new taxes. Therefore, the tax hikes would not be used to reduce the deficit, but to finance new spending. And, according to news reports, the president has already floated the idea of still more stimulus spending as part of the fiscal-cliff talks.

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Obama does in fact want to take the country over the cliff. It’s win-win-win-win-win.* He gets to raise taxes (including on the middle class, which he needs to pay for his welfare state), he gets some cuts to the the military he despises, he gets cuts for Medicare (not part of his coalition), he gets to blame the GOP for all of this, and, bonus, he gets to claim the coming recession he’s already engineered is the GOP’s fault, too.

The GOP is in a bad situation and will try to give the store away to avoid this. We shouldn’t. Let Obama have the economy he wants, and let him take responsibility for it, too.

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Hennessey’s first point is probably true. Going over the fiscal cliff without a deal will probably result in a recession. But his second point may not be true. While a recession would be terrible for the country, it may not be terrible for the Obama presidency. Obama knows that he has the media standing by to blame Republicans for any failure to reach a deal, and he knows that there are enough low-information voters out there to believe whatever the media says. The media covered for him both on Benghazi and the fiscal cliff during the elections; it’s likely to keep covering for him. He also knows, based on his own re-election victory, that a terrible economy leads to more dependency on government, which leads to more people seeing him and his party as the guarantors of their government benefits. This dynamic is a very effective way to kill arguments favoring smaller government. Who needs abstractions and Milton Friedman when there’s no food on the table?

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The co-chairman of President Barack Obama’s 2010 fiscal commission said it’s unlikely the president and Congress will reach a deal by the end of this year to avert the so-called fiscal cliff.

Erskine Bowles, also a former chief of staff to President Bill Clinton, estimated there is a one-third probability the sides will strike a deal by the end of this year. Speaking today at a breakfast in Washington sponsored by the Christian Science Monitor, he said there’s another one-third chance that all sides will reach a deal early in 2013.

“I’m really worried,” Bowles told reporters. “I believe the probability is we’re going over the cliff.”

Erskine Bowles on the Fiscal Cliff: ‘I’m Really Worried’ from The Christian Science Monitor on FORA.tv

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Via the Daily Caller.

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So- my little bro hear tells my Ed is Mr Amnesty…HA..dying like the rest of the GOP.

Now my sparky is leaving. :(

B9 cant win.

bazil9 on November 29, 2012 at 12:25 AM

Love hurts, kind of like having to shoot your favorite dog or horse to put it out of its misery.

TXUS on November 29, 2012 at 12:33 AM

bazil9 on November 29, 2012 at 12:07 AM

I hear you..Loud and Clear..:):)

Dire Straits on November 29, 2012 at 12:34 AM

Republican unity against raising tax rates for the wealthy

This is NOT a good hill to die on. Not at all a good signature issue.

VorDaj on November 29, 2012 at 12:34 AM

Times were better then. Probably will never see them again.

a capella on November 29, 2012 at 12:34 AM

I was just Bishoping. That’s all.

SparkPlug on November 29, 2012 at 12:28 AM

Okay..I am not sad now.
I can always find you here for a smile and a laugh. :)
Dont scare me!
lol

bazil9 on November 29, 2012 at 12:34 AM

Schad is right. They are not revenues.

SparkPlug on November 28, 2012 at 11:32 PM

There is actually a concept known as “suppression by the redefinition of words” whereby (in the macro sense) a population is duped into submission by redefining words, like “taxes” redefined as “revenue”, “terrorism” redefined as “workplace violence”, and countless other examples we’ve seen from the culture of the rat-eared bastard and his ilk. Aldous Huxley (and his concept of “NewSpeak”)must be retching in his grave with what we are experiencing now.

As a friend of mine remarked the other night, while discussing the level of brainwashing it must require to induce the kind of pathological blindness we observe amongst the 52%’ers, <em"Now I see how the rise of a Hitler could have happened."

Harbingeing on November 29, 2012 at 12:34 AM

Hi folks.

My Farmer’s Almanac says it is a Full Beaver Moon. I think I used to know what that meant.

Anybody remember?

Sparky?

novaculus on November 29, 2012 at 12:26 AM

Gosh… I haven’t seen a Full Beaver Moon since my Rock Star days… o_O

SWalker on November 29, 2012 at 12:34 AM

Just let the Dems introduce what they want and vote PRESENT…

Let it pass..

Watch it burn…

They’ll own it… nobody to blame but themselves…

Khun Joe on November 29, 2012 at 12:37 AM

What would happen if the irresistible force collided with the immovable object.

Answer: The irresistible force and the immovable object would rotate around a common center forever.

SWalker on November 29, 2012 at 12:30 AM

Ah, but what would happen if the impact occurred along the CG for each such that no rotational torque could be induced?

AZfederalist on November 29, 2012 at 12:38 AM

The occasion is the misnamed “fiscal cliff,” the proper name for which is: the Democratic Party’s agenda.

Well this is what a majority of Americans just voted for, so let them have it right up the …

VorDaj on November 29, 2012 at 12:39 AM

Just one time

a capella on November 29, 2012 at 12:22 AM

Chet in that picture looks like Bush..does he not?
lol

Jeb 2016! /

bazil9 on November 29, 2012 at 12:39 AM

AXE- YAWN to your YAWNS.
ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ
Who tf are you Emeril? Yawn! bam!
I didnt ask ya anyway..dont like it- yawn and skip my comments.
make a salad with pig toe nails for all I care.

bazil9 on November 29, 2012 at 12:32 AM

*sanctimonious nose-crinkle*

Axe on November 29, 2012 at 12:39 AM

Ah, but what would happen if the impact occurred along the CG for each such that no rotational torque could be induced?

AZfederalist on November 29, 2012 at 12:38 AM

Simple, the -2 P,Brane would rotate around the CG of the two objects. (Think black Hole) ;)

SWalker on November 29, 2012 at 12:42 AM

i just saw Saxby on the hannity repeat. How embarrassing.

the best policy is just to tell the truth..the pledge is 20 years old, barry is spending vast sums of money, barry was ratified by the people, the Senate blew up in our faces, and the rating will be AA if we don’t do something

so we have to do what we have to do…no one likes it…but it must be done for the country. And next time we’ll try to think more about what we are doing in the election. And, taxes can be rolled back.

i don’t kown what saxby was even pushing…he sounded stupid..too stupid to be in the Senate.

And hannity, who i never like that much because he never quite gets it, should have just blown him out of the water with the first sentence were he said 1.2T. Well, moron, that’s 120B/year…barry is spending 1300B per year more than we take in…moron…so thats 10 moron, now what? what a hack

r keller on November 29, 2012 at 12:44 AM

What would happen if the irresistible force collided with the immovable object.

Answer: The irresistible force and the immovable object would rotate around a common center forever.

SWalker on November 29, 2012 at 12:30 AM

Ah, but what would happen if the impact occurred along the CG for each such that no rotational torque could be induced?

AZfederalist on November 29, 2012 at 12:38 AM

OMG You are both full of it! You might be weakened by too many of b9′s boring salads.

An immovable object and an irresistible force can’t exist in the same universe, by definition. As far as meeting at the boundaries of two universes, Mr. Spock has already made clear that both universes cease to exist.

. . . But what of Lazarus?

What of Lazarus.

Axe on November 29, 2012 at 12:44 AM

bazil9 on November 29, 2012 at 12:25 AM

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I was just Bishoping. That’s all.

SparkPlug on November 29, 2012 at 12:28 AM

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So he’s a verb now, huh?

listens2glenn on November 29, 2012 at 12:44 AM

Just let the Dems introduce what they want and vote PRESENT…

Let it pass..

Watch it burn…

They’ll own it… nobody to blame but themselves…

Khun Joe on November 29, 2012 at 12:37 AM

You are way too naive and optimistic. If every Republican voted present (and you know there will be at least one of those yahoos who will vote with the dems and then they’ll call it a bipartisan bill) and does everything possible to explain what they are doing, shouting it from the rooftops, it won’t matter. When the crash comes, the media and the dems (but I repeat myself) will then turn around and blame the Republicans for not opposing what the Republicans knew was a bad policy and excoriate the Republicans for being derelict in their duty for not stopping those bad bills from becoming law. The dems and the media (but I repeat myself again) will then go on to say how this shows that the Republicans should not be trusted with power and that the only answer is to elect more democrats despite the fact it was the democrats that passed the bills leading to disaster.

/think I’m kidding?

AZfederalist on November 29, 2012 at 12:44 AM

Gosh… I haven’t seen a Full Beaver Moon since my Rock Star days… o_O

SWalker on November 29, 2012 at 12:34 AM

LoLz..At least not since my Primus days..:):)

Dire Straits on November 29, 2012 at 12:44 AM

that’s 10 percent

/rant off

r keller on November 29, 2012 at 12:45 AM

Love hurts, kind of like having to shoot your favorite dog or horse to put it out of its misery.

TXUS on November 29, 2012 at 12:33 AM

I know TXUS- I am gonna stop my love thingy.
B9 watching an old yeller world. :(
I gotta be one of these cold heartless people or something.
Not in my genetic code.

Okay..I need a spark plug replacement- who is up for it? lol
you cant handle the B9! :) (kid)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UPU9az11si0

bazil9 on November 29, 2012 at 12:46 AM

listens2glenn on November 29, 2012 at 12:44 AM

AZfederalist on November 29, 2012 at 12:44 AM

Good to see you!!..:)

Dire Straits on November 29, 2012 at 12:46 AM

OMG You are both full of it! You might be weakened by too many of b9′s boring salads.

An immovable object and an irresistible force can’t exist in the same universe, by definition. As far as meeting at the boundaries of two universes, Mr. Spock has already made clear that both universes cease to exist.

. . . But what of Lazarus?

What of Lazarus.

Axe on November 29, 2012 at 12:44 AM

Oh poppycock immovable object’s and an irresistible force’s run into each other all the time, that’s where Black Holes come from.

SWalker on November 29, 2012 at 12:48 AM

novaculus on November 29, 2012 at 12:26 AM

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Gosh… I haven’t seen a Full Beaver Moon since my Rock Star days… o_O

SWalker on November 29, 2012 at 12:34 AM

.
And I applaud your abstinence from “those” websites.

You’re a stronger man, than I.

listens2glenn on November 29, 2012 at 12:48 AM

Dire Straits on November 29, 2012 at 12:46 AM

Now you see me, now you don’t.

Mrs Federalist says it’s bed time. It’s not wise to argue with Mrs Federalist. ;-) Night all.

AZfederalist on November 29, 2012 at 12:49 AM

Interesting QOTD. Bacon, sourdough, and Full Beaver Moons. O_o

4Grace on November 29, 2012 at 12:49 AM

And I applaud your abstinence from “those” websites.

You’re a stronger man, than I.

listens2glenn on November 29, 2012 at 12:48 AM

ROTFLMAO… They had websites in the mid 80′s????? ;p

SWalker on November 29, 2012 at 12:50 AM

Interesting QOTD. Bacon, sourdough, and Full Beaver Moons. O_o

4Grace on November 29, 2012 at 12:49 AM

Good evening 4Grace :)

SWalker on November 29, 2012 at 12:50 AM

let’s not forget, millionaires and billionaires…
you know, paying their fair share…
for about a weeks’ time.

watch Bill Whittle’s series on youtube.
Math is hard for Marxists.
And so it is for RINOs.

Never do we hear of 10% reduction in federal employ and grift every year until
it has balance. Hmm, math is hard science. I love math.

Let.it.burn.

mickytx on November 29, 2012 at 12:51 AM

SparkPlug on November 29, 2012 at 12:32 AM

Finer for what? Is it time to set the traps?

novaculus on November 29, 2012 at 12:52 AM

*sanctimonious nose-crinkle*

Axe on November 29, 2012 at 12:39 AM

Make any salad ya want axe-ay.
I like simple flavors. Just me.
If it tastes good..I am happy.
I also love me grits and eggs.
Simple and delish.
Way I roll.
Some may yawn..I hoot.:)

bazil9 on November 29, 2012 at 12:53 AM

Good to see you!!..:)

Dire Straits on November 29, 2012 at 12:46 AM

.
Blessings to all of you.

For a guy who’s on disability, I’ve been awfully busy the last six days. Haven’t been able to put the time in here, I would like.

Just “on-the-fly”,”hit-’n’-miss”, “here and there”.

listens2glenn on November 29, 2012 at 12:53 AM

Good evening 4Grace :)

SWalker on November 29, 2012 at 12:50 AM

And a fine good evening to you! How are you on this (supposedly) Full Beaver Moon evening?

4Grace on November 29, 2012 at 12:53 AM

Who tf are you Emeril?

STILL laughing at that.

Axe on November 29, 2012 at 12:53 AM

Hmm, math is hard science. I love math.

Let.it.burn.

mickytx on November 29, 2012 at 12:51 AM

Maff makes my head hurt… My head hurts a lot… :O

SWalker on November 29, 2012 at 12:54 AM

Some may yawn..I hoot.:)

bazil9 on November 29, 2012 at 12:53 AM

Hoot-hoot, B9! Good to see you, gal. :)

4Grace on November 29, 2012 at 12:55 AM

Interesting QOTD. Bacon, sourdough, and Full Beaver Moons. O_o

4Grace on November 29, 2012 at 12:49 AM

LOL right! hey chica!
I didnt have anything to do with topics..I had an easy recipe with out anything controversial- no beavers or bread. :)

bazil9 on November 29, 2012 at 12:55 AM

/think I’m kidding?

AZfederalist on November 29, 2012 at 12:44 AM

uh..no.

i finally read the byran preston thing at pj media. i think that’s exactly the plan. the left Hates Rs, and i think they are have a love of boot on the neck kinda thinking…and with the media, that boot will be their for a while

for example, he also says in another post

The #My2K campaign is an admission that Bush’s tax policies ought to be preserved, but don’t expect the president or his supporters to admit that. Don’t expect the media to call him out on it either. He may get one or two jibes about it from Ed Henry or Jake Tapper at the White House press flogging, which could go viral if the exchanges get hot enough, but that’s about it.

actually the hashtag was essentially holding Rs/public hostage. Barry is taking hostages and saying, i will increase your taxes if the Rs don’t capitulate. That was the message

but of course, no one knows that…the twitterverse sees barry as hero, and the dastardly Rs taking away their $$$$$

you can only do that in an completely controlled environment…where you fear not the truth be told

r keller on November 29, 2012 at 12:56 AM

Good evening 4Grace :)

SWalker on November 29, 2012 at 12:50 AM

And a fine good evening to you! How are you on this (supposedly) Full Beaver Moon evening?

4Grace on November 29, 2012 at 12:53 AM

Well ya know, getting old and tired and broker by the second, and my 5 year plan for conquering the entire Universe seems to be slipping a bit… But other than that, not bad I guess. ;)

SWalker on November 29, 2012 at 12:56 AM

listens2glenn on November 29, 2012 at 12:48 AM

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ROTFLMAO… They had websites in the mid 80′s????? ;p

SWalker on November 29, 2012 at 12:50 AM

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In your “Rock Star days”, I doubt you needed any websites, or magazines to get your fill of “Beaver moon”, in ALL phases.

listens2glenn on November 29, 2012 at 12:57 AM

SWalker on November 29, 2012 at 12:50 AM

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In your “Rock Star days”, I doubt you needed any websites, or magazines to get your fill of “Beaver moon”, in ALL phases.

listens2glenn on November 29, 2012 at 12:57 AM

Tis true, I did find it necessary at times to wear shades to keep from going blind from the glare… lol lol

SWalker on November 29, 2012 at 12:58 AM

#hashtag IS a name!!! LMAOFOTF HELP I can’t get up!!!

Scrumpy on November 28, 2012 at 10:30 PM

*applause*

kim roy on November 29, 2012 at 12:59 AM

bazil9 on November 29, 2012 at 12:55 AM

Actually, I thought your salad sounded yummers. Didn’t eat supper, so that salad with a little avocado would hit the spot. :)

4Grace on November 29, 2012 at 12:59 AM

4Grace on November 29, 2012 at 12:55 AM

Good evening..Great to see you..:)

Dire Straits on November 29, 2012 at 1:01 AM

STILL laughing at that.

Axe on November 29, 2012 at 12:53 AM

Then I forgive you. ;)

bazil9 on November 29, 2012 at 1:01 AM

Actually, I thought your salad sounded yummers. Didn’t eat supper, so that salad with a little avocado would hit the spot. :)

4Grace on November 29, 2012 at 12:59 AM

Thats the Cali in you..a little avocado :)
I like black olives myself.

bazil9 on November 29, 2012 at 1:02 AM

#hashtag IS a name!!! LMAOFOTF HELP I can’t get up!!!

Scrumpy on November 28, 2012 at 10:30 PM

*applause*

kim roy on November 29, 2012 at 12:59 AM

There is a joke in there bout not being able to get up…. But I’m a guy, so I am skeerd of that joke… :O

SWalker on November 29, 2012 at 1:03 AM

Good evening..Great to see you..:)

Dire Straits on November 29, 2012 at 1:01 AM

Hello, Dire. I played a song in your honor a couple of nights ago.
:)

4Grace on November 29, 2012 at 1:04 AM

I know TXUS- I am gonna stop my love thingy.
B9 watching an old yeller world. :(
I gotta be one of these cold heartless people or something.
Not in my genetic code.

Okay..I need a spark plug replacement- who is up for it? lol
you cant handle the B9! :) (kid)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UPU9az11si0

bazil9 on November 29, 2012 at 12:46 AM

A gentleman never takes a woman from another man, as she can be just as easily taken from him. It is like trying to rope the wind.

TXUS on November 29, 2012 at 1:06 AM

lol — “Emeril.”

ROTFLMAO… They had websites in the mid 80′s????? ;p

SWalker on November 29, 2012 at 12:50 AM

.
In your “Rock Star days”, I doubt you needed any websites, or magazines to get your fill of “Beaver moon”, in ALL phases.

listens2glenn on November 29, 2012 at 12:57 AM

Had a perfect joke for that but I had to ditch it because I couldn’t find any cheesecake woman using proportional ASCII art :)

Axe on November 29, 2012 at 1:06 AM

There is a joke in there bout not being able to get up…. But I’m a guy, so I am skeerd of that joke… :O

SWalker on November 29, 2012 at 1:03 AM

Haha. Yes, better steer clear of that one, SW.

4Grace on November 29, 2012 at 1:06 AM

4Grace on November 29, 2012 at 12:49 AM
4Grace on November 29, 2012 at 12:53 AM

Honest, it says so right here in “The Old Farmer’s 2012 Almanac by Richard B. Thomas, Weather Forecasts, Planting Tables, Zodiac Secrets” p. 133 in bold type Full Beaver O in the November 28th line.

novaculus on November 29, 2012 at 1:06 AM

Interesting QOTD. Bacon, sourdough, and Full Beaver Moons. O_o

4Grace on November 29, 2012 at 12:49 AM

Yep its business as usual here, except for the fact that this will be my last post for a while.

SparkPlug on November 29, 2012 at 1:07 AM

In your “Rock Star days”, I doubt you needed any websites, or magazines to get your fill of “Beaver moon”, in ALL phases.

listens2glenn on November 29, 2012 at 12:57 AM

I think I just hurt myself laughing. On my way to the ER.

bazil9 on November 29, 2012 at 1:07 AM

That’s funny, In the Beavers almanac it says that its a Full Farmer Moon.

SparkPlug on November 29, 2012 at 1:08 AM

novaculus on November 29, 2012 at 1:06 AM

Well then, it’s gotta be so. While I might occasionally question the Almanac, I would never doubt your knowledge, nova. :)

4Grace on November 29, 2012 at 1:09 AM

I want to be like Chef Ramsey anyway, and save failing restaurants with fresh ingredients and passion.

And cuss.

Axe on November 29, 2012 at 1:09 AM

listens2glenn on November 29, 2012 at 12:57 AM

I think I just hurt myself laughing. On my way to the ER.

bazil9 on November 29, 2012 at 1:07 AM

Oh dear…. Should I rush over and give you mouth to mouth? I think you probably need some serious mouth to mouth resuscitation… ;)

SWalker on November 29, 2012 at 1:10 AM

Your “while” is over.

SparkPlug on November 29, 2012 at 12:02 AM

But what gives rise to yeast?

Schadenfreude on November 29, 2012 at 12:06 AM

Schadenfreude on November 29, 2012 at 1:11 AM

Yep its business as usual here, except for the fact that this will be my last post for a while.

SparkPlug on November 29, 2012 at 1:07 AM

Yes, I saw that, Spark. And while I know you were Bishoping earlier, I think you are 100% serious this time.

Come on, what kind of new shirt will it take for you to stick around??

4Grace on November 29, 2012 at 1:11 AM

SWalker on November 29, 2012 at 12:50 AM
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In your “Rock Star days”, I doubt you needed any websites, or magazines to get your fill of “Beaver moon”, in ALL phases.

listens2glenn on November 29, 2012 at 12:57 AM

.
Tis true, I did find it necessary at times to wear shades to keep from going blind from the glare… lol lol

SWalker on November 29, 2012 at 12:58 AM

.
I worked at a Professional “Live stage” audio company, about fifteen years back.
I got to know a few of the roadies while there, and heard some stories about “beaver’s” behavior at concerts that still has me shaking my head.

listens2glenn on November 29, 2012 at 1:11 AM

TXUS on November 29, 2012 at 1:06 AM

True words.
I was playing but you had to get deep on me- but you speak the truth.

Spark is just a fave of mine here. No replacement. He is a charterer that cant be duplicated or replaced. :)

Everyone here is a character.
Villans and hero’s :)

bazil9 on November 29, 2012 at 1:13 AM

listens2glenn on November 29, 2012 at 12:57 AM

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I think I just hurt myself laughing. On my way to the ER.

bazil9 on November 29, 2012 at 1:07 AM

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Sorry . . . . . . . . . .

listens2glenn on November 29, 2012 at 1:13 AM

And cuss.

Axe on November 29, 2012 at 1:09 AM

Lolz, I watched the first 2 seasons of Hell’s Kitchen. It was sometimes difficult to even know what the man was saying/yelling, because 2 out of every 3 words had to be bleeped.

4Grace on November 29, 2012 at 1:13 AM

Come on, what kind of new shirt will it take for you to stick around??

4Grace on November 29, 2012 at 1:11 AM

new shirt?

I’m going to need a shiny silver “Al Sharpton” Jump-suit to keep me here.

SparkPlug on November 29, 2012 at 1:14 AM

Oh dear…. Should I rush over and give you mouth to mouth? I think you probably need some serious mouth to mouth resuscitation… ;)

SWalker on November 29, 2012 at 1:10 AM

3000 miles..rush. i will die before you get here. lmao

bazil9 on November 29, 2012 at 1:14 AM

Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) on Wednesday shot down a proposal by a senior GOP lawmaker that the House agree to President Obama’s demand to extend middle-class tax rates as Republicans sought to put the focus of negotiations on spending.

At least Boner can count on that 39% of Repubs who think more taxation is a “solution” and get re-elected. I’m still wondering if at least 12% more will be of the same mind come voting time?


I want to be like Chef Ramsey anyway, and save failing restaurants with fresh ingredients and passion.

And cuss.

Axe on November 29, 2012 at 1:09 AM

I would just loooove to see O tell Chef Ramsay to his face, “You know, you didn’t build that? You didn’t build all those restaurants and TV shows on your own.”

Dr. ZhivBlago on November 29, 2012 at 1:15 AM

SWalker on November 29, 2012 at 12:58 AM

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I worked at a Professional “Live stage” audio company, about fifteen years back.
I got to know a few of the roadies while there, and heard some stories about “beaver’s” behavior at concerts that still has me shaking my head.

listens2glenn on November 29, 2012 at 1:11 AM

ROTFLMAO… Tell me about it, back in the day, as soon as the stage lights when on, reality had a tendency to go bye-bye…

SWalker on November 29, 2012 at 1:16 AM

But what gives rise to yeast?

Schadenfreude on November 29, 2012 at 12:06 AM

Darn. You always have a deeply philosophical question I can’t answer.

(: I’ll have to get back to you but seeing as how this is my last post for a while it might be a while.

SparkPlug on November 29, 2012 at 1:17 AM

Sorry . . . . . . . . . .

listens2glenn on November 29, 2012 at 1:13 AM

Its okay I still have good insurance till 2014. ;)
RWM- cracked 2 of my ribs..I just tape them together and take my pain pills.
Thx..I stayed for the laughs. Some of you all are the best.

bazil9 on November 29, 2012 at 1:17 AM

SWalker on November 29, 2012 at 1:10 AM

3000 miles..rush. i will die before you get here. lmao

bazil9 on November 29, 2012 at 1:14 AM

ROTFLMAO… I’m sooo on my way… ;)

SWalker on November 29, 2012 at 1:18 AM

Darn. You always have a deeply philosophical question I can’t answer.

(: I’ll have to get back to you but seeing as how this is my last post for a while it might be a while.

SparkPlug on November 29, 2012 at 1:17 AM

Silly sparkplug… yeast are hermaphrodites they give themselves I rise… :O

SWalker on November 29, 2012 at 1:20 AM

Dude, saw that on my Yahoo email news thingy..someone named their baby
hashtag. exhibit A of what is so wrong here.
I dont care what people do…but sure..name your baby hashtag..so cute and cool! /

bazil9 on November 29, 2012 at 1:21 AM

(: I’ll have to get back to you but seeing as how this is my last post for a while it might be a while.

SparkPlug on November 29, 2012 at 1:17 AM

Infections

Schadenfreude on November 29, 2012 at 1:21 AM

Silly sparkplug… yeast are hermaphrodites they give themselves I rise… :O

SWalker on November 29, 2012 at 1:20 AM

OK, you owe me a drink, because is all over my keyboard, my lap and my screen.

4Grace on November 29, 2012 at 1:22 AM

4Grace on November 29, 2012 at 1:04 AM

Great tune..I will gladly return/play the favor!!..:)

Dire Straits on November 29, 2012 at 1:23 AM

SWalker on November 29, 2012 at 1:20 AM

OK, you owe me a drink, because is all over my keyboard, my lap and my screen.

4Grace on November 29, 2012 at 1:22 AM

I have a nice batch of Earl Grey with sugar and milk if you would like some… ;)

SWalker on November 29, 2012 at 1:23 AM

ROTFLMAO… I’m sooo on my way… ;)

SWalker on November 29, 2012 at 1:18 AM

LOL, I will be waiting.
Bring me some carnitas.

bazil9 on November 29, 2012 at 1:24 AM

Dude, saw that on my Yahoo email news thingy..someone named their baby
hashtag. exhibit A of what is so wrong here.
I dont care what people do…but sure..name your baby hashtag..so cute and cool! /

bazil9 on November 29, 2012 at 1:21 AM

Isn’t that ridiculous? Name your gerbil or hamster or Prius Hashtag, but do NOT name your child that.

4Grace on November 29, 2012 at 1:24 AM

SWalker on November 29, 2012 at 1:18 AM

LOL, I will be waiting.
Bring me some carnitas.

bazil9 on November 29, 2012 at 1:24 AM

Green or Red?

SWalker on November 29, 2012 at 1:26 AM

True words.
I was playing but you had to get deep on me- but you speak the truth.

Spark is just a fave of mine here. No replacement. He is a charterer that cant be duplicated or replaced. :)

Everyone here is a character.
Villans and hero’s :)

bazil9 on November 29, 2012 at 1:13 AM

Getting deep is at once a blessing and a curse. In more ways than one. ;-)

TXUS on November 29, 2012 at 1:27 AM

I’m going to need a shiny silver “Al Sharpton” Jump-suit to keep me here.

SparkPlug on November 29, 2012 at 1:14 AM

Okay-we are breaking up.
I can do wolf moon shirts..that I cant do!

bazil9 on November 29, 2012 at 1:28 AM

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Axe on November 29, 2012 at 1:28 AM

Pachelbel Canon In D Major

It’s not what you think.

novaculus on November 29, 2012 at 1:31 AM

Well, some feedback so all is not lost. SWalker.
Thank you all.
Keep an upper lip and a good head about you. All of you.
’tis a very long road.
For that, I am quite happy.
My life is full of opportunity.
My tiny, pea brain, is a faux pas.
I love that I know so little.
Yep, just a little.

Hey, stooges, cut 10% across the board.
Do.It..Or.DIE.

cliff, weeeeeeeeeeee, thud.
trillions are out of many peoples’ comprehension.
1 trillion is one million million. 1,000,000 times 1,000,000
one of which is 1,000,000,000,000.
That surely makes a worker bee wonder how to conceive that.

Where is all that money going? No one dares answer that.

It is true that people would be offended if they had to pay their taxes from their paycheck.

Well, that is what it is. Give up, give in, fu numbnuts.
Trillions, folks.

mickytx on November 29, 2012 at 1:31 AM

Great tune..I will gladly return/play the favor!!..:)

Dire Straits on November 29, 2012 at 1:23 AM

Sweeeet. Thanks, Dire.

I’ll try another, for you. :)

4Grace on November 29, 2012 at 1:32 AM

My tiny, pea brain, is a faux pas.

mickytx on November 29, 2012 at 1:31 AM

Your tiny pea brain . . . is a faux pas?

Axe on November 29, 2012 at 1:34 AM

bazil9 on November 29, 2012 at 1:21 AM

Isn’t that ridiculous? Name your gerbil or hamster or Prius Hashtag, but do NOT name your child that.

4Grace on November 29, 2012 at 1:24 AM

yeah..I dont care what people do but good lord..the stupid is every where. I recal the 90′s when i worked in corrections..people naming kids Lexus, Mercedes, or some perfume like Eternity. Stupid.

true story..was at an enrollment meeting for insurance in the late 90′s. Dude filled out his form adding his kids.
Names? Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday. I laughed out loud. I am professional but some times..I cant hold back. lol

bazil9 on November 29, 2012 at 1:34 AM

Pachelbel Canon In D Major

It’s not what you think.

novaculus on November 29, 2012 at 1:31 AM

Great stuff. I’ve actually seen a vid of someone else doing that same song. Muy cool.

4Grace on November 29, 2012 at 1:36 AM

Getting deep is at once a blessing and a curse. In more ways than one. ;-)

TXUS on November 29, 2012 at 1:27 AM

I concur. :-)

bazil9 on November 29, 2012 at 1:37 AM

bazil9 on November 29, 2012 at 1:34 AM

Ha. In Cali, I actually worked with a gal named Sunday.

4Grace on November 29, 2012 at 1:39 AM

listens2glenn on November 29, 2012 at 1:11 AM

.
ROTFLMAO… Tell me about it, back in the day, as soon as the stage lights when on, reality had a tendency to go bye-bye…

SWalker on November 29, 2012 at 1:16 AM

.
The sound board guys saw plenty of it during out-door concerts.

It was explained to me that a shallow trench/ditch was dug between the sound board, and the stage for the “snake harness” and other cords to lie in.
Once a concert was in full-swing, that trench got used as a depository for every type of human excretion you can think of (and maybe some you can’t!).

“Beavers” (and I guess guys too) would show “full moon” while leaving “something” in that trench. Sometimes right in front of the sound board.

The roadies had to wrap it up (by hand) after the concert, and try to find a car wash to clean it off.

It was part of my job to disassemble and reassemble those “snake” harnesses back at the shop.

It was mandated for the road crews to give those cables a thorough cleaning before bringing them back to the shop.

But you know damn well they weren’t sterile.

listens2glenn on November 29, 2012 at 1:40 AM

I Just Destroyed The World

novaculus on November 29, 2012 at 1:40 AM

mickytx on November 29, 2012 at 1:31 AM

ROTFLMAO… MY P,Brane is lines 1 through 5…. ;p

SWalker on November 29, 2012 at 1:41 AM

Green or Red?

SWalker on November 29, 2012 at 1:26 AM

One of each. :)
I miss Cali for only a couple things.
Man, still dont know how you live there now.
I went back the last time in 98.
Another planet.

bazil9 on November 29, 2012 at 1:42 AM

It’s not what you think.

novaculus on November 29, 2012 at 1:31 AM

Nice.

But you know damn well they weren’t sterile.

listens2glenn on November 29, 2012 at 1:40 AM

Gross.

Axe on November 29, 2012 at 1:43 AM

But you know damn well they weren’t sterile.

listens2glenn on November 29, 2012 at 1:40 AM

Gross.

Axe on November 29, 2012 at 1:43 AM

Worse than you can imagine… o_O

SWalker on November 29, 2012 at 1:43 AM

Worse than you can imagine… o_O

SWalker on November 29, 2012 at 1:43 AM

Glad I always sucked. :)

Axe on November 29, 2012 at 1:44 AM

4me

Axe on November 29, 2012 at 1:45 AM

listens2glenn on November 29, 2012 at 1:13 AM

.
Its okay I still have good insurance till 2014. ;)

bazil9 on November 29, 2012 at 1:17 AM

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Yeah . . . . . 2014 . . . . . .(expletive)

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Thx..I stayed for the laughs. Some of you all are the best.

bazil9 on November 29, 2012 at 1:17 AM

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( b l u s h )

listens2glenn on November 29, 2012 at 1:46 AM

bazil9 on November 29, 2012 at 1:34 AM

Ha. In Cali, I actually worked with a gal named Sunday.

4Grace on November 29, 2012 at 1:39 AM

I have worked in college restaurant days with many a “Domingo”
same thing lol
but not a family with kids named in order of each da of the damn week.
Perhaps they thought it was cute..I thought it was stupid. Had to be there as well.
Clue…it is who the r’s are suddenly pandering to and smitten with.

I am gonna have a bay and name it vic-odin. / lol

bazil9 on November 29, 2012 at 1:46 AM

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