Quotes of the day

posted at 10:31 pm on February 18, 2013 by Allahpundit

Sens. Marco Rubio’s and Rand Paul’s delivery of back-to-back rebuttals of President Barack Obama’s speech to Congress — Rubio as the Republican response, Paul as the tea party rejoinder — raises some tantalizing questions:

With Rubio being stamped as the early favorite in the 2016 Republican White House race, is Paul emerging as a leading alternative among tea party faithful and other hard-line conservative activists?

If so, does he risk further fracturing a Republican Party that’s trying to move toward the center and soften its rough edges in the wake of Obama’s decisive re-election three months ago?…

“I like to associate myself with the tea party, but it is a grassroots, ground-up organization,” Paul said. “If I’m asked to provide a label for myself, I usually choose the label ‘constitutional conservative.’”

***

One senior Republican leadership aide gushed with admiration over the freshman senator, emphasizing that he’s been able to tailor his libertarian ideology toward legislation that holds broader appeal. The adviser touted his involvement on right-to-work legislation, his call to audit the Federal Reserve, and even his leadership on legalizing industrial hemp – legislation first pushed by his father, which has now won support from Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell.

“Rand is somebody who has the generational know-how to turn it into 21st century machine. He gets branding. He understands there’s a need for credibility,” said the adviser. “He understands he doesn’t have the answers to everything. He’s not afraid of input, but is totally confident in listening to input to help achieve his goals.”

One of the areas where he’s taken a lot of feedback is on foreign policy, which critics have tagged as being synonymous with his father’s controversial views. But in a sign that he’s looking beyond just his next re-election, Paul made a high-profile trip to Israel, gave a foreign policy speech to the Heritage Foundation designed to smooth over the rough edges of his foreign policy worldview, and joined most of his Republican colleagues in blocking Hagel. He reached out to Israel supporters, framing his distaste for overseas interventions as one that would prevent the U.S. from putting undue pressure on Israel, getting a jibe at President Obama in the process.

***

David Adams, a Kentucky tea-party activist and former campaign manager for Sen. Rand Paul, remembers a conference call from the 2010 Senate race when the conversation turned to talk of their favorite presidents. Some said George Washington, others Abraham Lincoln. Adams’s pick? “Rand Paul in 2016,” he recalled

Paul’s hoping that his close relationship with Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell will pay dividends as he tries to broaden his appeal within the party. He’s given McConnell cover from a tea-party challenge to his right, while McConnell has praised his record and advised him on legislative strategy. It’s a win-win arrangement that gives Paul significant credibility with the establishment as he raises his profile.

“We’ve had, harkening back to the very early days of Rand Paul’s campaign, … a lot of people pushing back very hard until they figured it wasn’t beneficial for them to do that any more,” Adams said.

***

To begin with, his reserved demeanor, less intense and less cloying than the average pol, sets him apart as different. This may strike some (women voters, perhaps, most of all) as cool or remote; however, we learned from President Obama than restraint and reserve have a certain appeal these days, especially with younger voters wary of the glad-handing, used-car salesmen type of politicians…

On immigration, as he said, he’s moved a long way. And he also makes an appeal not to incarcerate non-violent drug users. Al of this, one can imagine, will open up the party’s appeal. Paul is also smart enough not to sound hysterical or defensive about opposition. Unlike the tea party crowd and some right wing bloggers in orbit about Karl Rove’s efforts to find electable Republicans, Paul says simply, “Well, you know, elections are a free marketplace and everybody has a right to participate in primary elections. What I would say is primary elections need not be selected by the party. In my case, and also in Sen. Rubio’s case, the party chose someone else. In Sen. Rubio’s case, they chose someone who is now a Democrat. So, it wasn’t really a very good choice. So, I would say is, let’s have healthy primaries, and if people want to contribute on all sides, let people make voluntary contributions and we’ll see which way it goes. But I think competitive primaries, you end up getting a good candidate, typically.” Paul’s national security views remain a concern for many voters. But the mix of issues — on immigration, drug crimes, and fiscal sobriety — in what he calls a libertarian-conservative viewpoint — will certainly shake up the party. (Unclear is how gay marriage will fit into all this.) Paul is definitely not your run-of-the-mill Republican; how far that will take him remains to be seen.

***

Asked in an interview with The Sunday Times whether he would run for president, Paul, 50, said: “It’s too early to tell but I’ve been fortunate enough to be part of the national debate and I will continue to be.

The Republican party needs a good healthy dose of libertarianism and we also need to figure out something new, because what’s going on is not working.”…

Paul’s formula is a clear shift to “a less aggressive foreign policy, a little more toleration of individual characteristics, toleration of immigration and a less draconian approach to non-violent crime like drug usage”.

His father, he pointed out, came out ahead of Obama in some presidential election polling: “He beat him with an interesting dynamic — loses a third of the Republican vote, gains a third of the Democratic vote and wins the independents. So it’s a sort of third way.”

Asked if this would be the kind of coalition he could try to assemble if he ran nationally, Paul said: “I think so. You have to do something to cobble people together to find a majority.”

***


***

Via Mediaite.


Related Posts:

Breaking on Hot Air

Blowback

Note from Hot Air management: This section is for comments from Hot Air's community of registered readers. Please don't assume that Hot Air management agrees with or otherwise endorses any particular comment just because we let it stand. A reminder: Anyone who fails to comply with our terms of use may lose their posting privilege.

Trackbacks/Pings

Trackback URL

Comments

Comment pages: 1 2 3 4

Hi SWalker

KCB on February 18, 2013 at 11:39 PM

Good evening Ken.

SWalker on February 18, 2013 at 11:39 PM

Schadenfreude on February 18, 2013 at 11:37 PM

Ty hon, I looked him up after I said it thanks :-)

Scrumpy on February 18, 2013 at 11:39 PM

Scrumpy on February 18, 2013 at 11:32 PM

Scrumpy, Look under Blue Buddha, see if you like that hue better.

Bmore on February 18, 2013 at 11:40 PM

Well, if ya’ll haven’t checked my latest rant, it’s a genuine head spinner, clink my nic to check it out.

SWalker on February 18, 2013 at 11:40 PM

Schadenfreude on February 18, 2013 at 11:35 PM

Good evening, Schadenfreude.:)

Unfortunately they generally seem to become ‘Faust’ as they are welcomed into that private congressional club.

Still… we hold onto that slender hope that one will prove to be made of greater resolve and truer convictions.

thatsafactjack on February 18, 2013 at 11:40 PM

tommy71 on February 18, 2013 at 11:37 PM

You’re very kind and sweet, Tommy. Thank you.

I’m fine, just a little pressed for time and energy these days. I hope that you’re well. :)

thatsafactjack on February 18, 2013 at 11:43 PM

Bmore on February 18, 2013 at 11:40 PM

Not really! But you did a good job!!

Scrumpy on February 18, 2013 at 11:44 PM

The first senator that I can remember is Charles Percy-and he wasn’t that great.

annoyinglittletwerp on February 18, 2013 at 11:25 PM

If you remember, one of Percy’s daughters was murdered.

bw222 on February 18, 2013 at 11:44 PM

@Schad Lol. Good one, dude. :-)

tommy71 on February 18, 2013 at 11:45 PM

Well, if ya’ll haven’t checked my latest rant, it’s a genuine head spinner, clink my nic to check it out.

SWalker on February 18, 2013 at 11:40 PM

I should probably point out, if it doesn’t make you a bit dizzy, either I totally screwed it up, or, you’re to damned smart for your own good… ;p

SWalker on February 18, 2013 at 11:45 PM

The Loner – Moore

thatsafactjack on February 18, 2013 at 11:45 PM

Not really! But you did a good job!!

Scrumpy on February 18, 2013 at 11:44 PM

I made a trip to the market for brown eggs, just for you. You really don’t like it?

Bmore on February 18, 2013 at 11:46 PM

@SW Good to see you, dude. You went MIA on us. Was wondering what you’re upto. :-)

tommy71 on February 18, 2013 at 11:48 PM

Bmore on February 18, 2013 at 11:46 PM

Good evening, Bmore! Wonderful to see you this evening. I like the shade of blue. :)

thatsafactjack on February 18, 2013 at 11:48 PM

SWalker on February 18, 2013 at 11:40 PM

I shall devour your every word in the bright light of day!!

Scrumpy on February 18, 2013 at 11:48 PM

Who would Rand Paul pick for a running mate?

msmveritas on February 18, 2013 at 11:49 PM

*tommy tiptoeing around Scrumpy. Shes got a meanie looking baseball bat* ;-)

tommy71 on February 18, 2013 at 11:50 PM

Bmore on February 18, 2013 at 11:40 PM

It was brown to me!!

Scrumpy on February 18, 2013 at 11:50 PM

Good evening..:)

Dire Straits on February 18, 2013 at 11:51 PM

Dire Straits on February 18, 2013 at 11:51 PM

Good evening, Dire! Great to see you. :)

thatsafactjack on February 18, 2013 at 11:52 PM

@SW Good to see you, dude. You went MIA on us. Was wondering what you’re upto. :-)

tommy71 on February 18, 2013 at 11:48 PM

I get carried away by real life sometimes. Friday was my birthday, so I spent the weekend doing real life stuff. Like trying to get my stupid Corvette running (I’m trying to sell it)… One of the damned Throttle Body Injectors has decided to take a crap, so I’m going to have to pull it off and try to rebuild it.

SWalker on February 18, 2013 at 11:52 PM

Dire…

KCB on February 18, 2013 at 11:52 PM

Ken, you still sticking with Walker?

tommy71 on February 18, 2013 at 11:53 PM

Sorry to hear that, SW. Hope it works out.

tommy71 on February 18, 2013 at 11:54 PM

Bmore on February 18, 2013 at 11:46 PM

Not really, I saw brown but then I saw Jackie say it was blue?

Scrumpy on February 18, 2013 at 11:55 PM

thatsafactjack on February 18, 2013 at 11:48 PM

Evening Jackie! Can’t figure you ladies out sometimes. Scrumpy didn’t like the fact that I made OHumpty white so I went to the market and got some brown eggs just for her and she still doesn’t like it. Women!?!?

Bmore on February 18, 2013 at 11:55 PM

SWalker on February 18, 2013 at 11:40 PM

I shall devour your every word in the bright light of day!!

Scrumpy on February 18, 2013 at 11:48 PM

Now now Scrumpy, one does not read a proper Gothic horror novel in the bright sun light, it ruins the atmosphere… ;P

SWalker on February 18, 2013 at 11:55 PM

I give up!

Bmore on February 18, 2013 at 11:55 PM

Sorry to hear that, SW. Hope it works out.

tommy71 on February 18, 2013 at 11:54 PM

ROTFLMAO… Why should it? Nothing else ever works out right for me… ;p

SWalker on February 18, 2013 at 11:56 PM

*tommy tiptoeing around Scrumpy. Shes got a meanie looking baseball bat* ;-)

tommy71 on February 18, 2013 at 11:50 PM

Have I missed somthing up thread? I am kinda occupied…

Scrumpy on February 18, 2013 at 11:57 PM

I give up!

Bmore on February 18, 2013 at 11:55 PM

But what if were not taking prisoners? ;p

SWalker on February 18, 2013 at 11:57 PM

tommy71 on February 18, 2013 at 11:53 PM

Yeah, so far. I just feel like we have a Governor that is going to step up, and not Christie I hope. Governorship is good experience. I like that Pence is getting his. He is very good, but He probably won’t be ready that soon.

KCB on February 18, 2013 at 11:57 PM

@msmveritas I really don’t think Rand will win the nomination. If by some miracle he does, his running mate would be either a woman or a minority.

tommy71 on February 18, 2013 at 11:57 PM

Bmore on February 18, 2013 at 11:55 PM

Lmao, but you didn’t colour Humpty brown!!!

I saw a buddha with blue hair a gold face and brown body…

Scrumpy on February 18, 2013 at 11:58 PM

Scrumpy on February 18, 2013 at 11:55 PM

I was thinking of the blue buddha photo. :)

thatsafactjack on February 18, 2013 at 11:58 PM

SWalker on February 18, 2013 at 11:55 PM

I would be severely multi-tasking and not do it justice!!

Scrumpy on February 18, 2013 at 11:59 PM

thatsafactjack on February 18, 2013 at 11:58 PM

Jackie did you see the Benedict McCain I did for the gun control thread?

Bmore on February 19, 2013 at 12:00 AM

Bmore on February 19, 2013 at 12:00 AM

No! Sadly, I missed that photo! I’ve been so overworked lately and barely get to check in here theses days, particularly during the day. :(

thatsafactjack on February 19, 2013 at 12:02 AM

Scrumpy on February 18, 2013 at 11:58 PM

I did color OHumpty brown. Just for you. Click my nom.

Bmore on February 19, 2013 at 12:02 AM

thatsafactjack on February 18, 2013 at 11:52 PM

Good evening..:)

Dire Straits on February 19, 2013 at 12:03 AM

Ken, I agree. The nominee should be a Governor, and from a red state. You know my pick. :-) From the new flashes in the pan, my secondary choice would be another red state governor. Someone you’ve not mentioned. Both would be formidable.

tommy71 on February 19, 2013 at 12:03 AM

thatsafactjack on February 19, 2013 at 12:02 AM

Its on the page my nom is linked to.

Bmore on February 19, 2013 at 12:03 AM

http://youtu.be/SVI7ZDDQXKA

I haven’t heard this one in a while.

Fred

jrsrigmvr on February 19, 2013 at 12:04 AM

KCB on February 18, 2013 at 11:52 PM

Good evening..:)

Dire Straits on February 19, 2013 at 12:04 AM

Bmore on February 19, 2013 at 12:03 AM

All of those are remarkable! I do like the McCain one… but it’s so hard to choose a favorite! Excellent! :)

thatsafactjack on February 19, 2013 at 12:07 AM

I did color OHumpty brown. Just for you. Click my nom.

He is a little browner I think!

Scrumpy on February 19, 2013 at 12:07 AM

Not to worry Scrumpy. He sold his soul too, with Obama.

Jackalope, to your link from earlier on…Reggie Love…here’s Obama’s song.

tommy, get Jackie’s attention on that suggestion and give her your preferred title/responsibilities. She’all even describe your outfit, if in the spirit.

Schadenfreude on February 19, 2013 at 12:08 AM

tommy71 on February 19, 2013 at 12:03 AM

Just NO more Bushs

Schadenfreude on February 19, 2013 at 12:08 AM

thatsafactjack on February 19, 2013 at 12:07 AM

I got fed up one day with Allah not doing them anymore, so I thought I might pick up the slack. Rather then hinting and complaining to him to start back up. ; )

Bmore on February 19, 2013 at 12:09 AM

Mountain Time – Bonamassa

For Fred! :)

thatsafactjack on February 19, 2013 at 12:09 AM

Site design change. No wonder its been acting weird.

Bmore on February 19, 2013 at 12:09 AM

Bmore on February 19, 2013 at 12:09 AM

That’s what I like to see… real initiative and a decisive man! :)

thatsafactjack on February 19, 2013 at 12:10 AM

@Schad Lol. I’m a bit shy bout that. No official titles necessary. :-)

tommy71 on February 19, 2013 at 12:10 AM

Did anyone see what the site just did?

Bmore on February 19, 2013 at 12:10 AM

Unfortunately they generally seem to become ‘Faust’ as they are welcomed into that private congressional club.

Still… we hold onto that slender hope that one will prove to be made of greater resolve and truer convictions.

thatsafactjack on February 18, 2013 at 11:40 PM

Evening Jackie – well said, indeed. They also need nerves and attitude of steel. Thugs can’t be beaten with silky gloves.

Schadenfreude on February 19, 2013 at 12:10 AM

Bmore on February 19, 2013 at 12:10 AM

Nope, what did it do?

Scrumpy on February 19, 2013 at 12:11 AM

They are playing with the buttons and layout as we speak.

Bmore on February 19, 2013 at 12:12 AM

Back in a bit

*swoosh*

Scrumpy on February 19, 2013 at 12:12 AM

No official titles necessary. :-)

tommy71 on February 19, 2013 at 12:10 AM

Not to worry. We’ll just utilize your spiritual assets.

Schadenfreude on February 19, 2013 at 12:12 AM

@Schad Lol. I’m a bit shy bout that. No official titles necessary. :-)

tommy71 on February 19, 2013 at 12:10 AM

OK, no official titles, we’ll keep them unofficial, Uncle T.

Jackalope on February 19, 2013 at 12:14 AM

Basilsbest on February 18, 2013 at 11:03 PM

I am one of those Palinestas you refer to. I held my nose twice: once when I donated $35 to Mitt and a second time when I voted for him.

bw222 on February 18, 2013 at 11:15 PM

You held your nose to support a well qualified and good and a decent man who ran against the idiot who is destroying the country? How juvenile. Why do you advertise your limitations?

Basilsbest on February 19, 2013 at 12:15 AM

@B Really? AP, stop playing with those buttons, and admire the layout. ;-) And then, ‘Just do it’. :-)

tommy71 on February 19, 2013 at 12:15 AM

@Schad and Jackalope lol

tommy71 on February 19, 2013 at 12:16 AM

Rand Paul is for Amnesty right away. Sicking.

Listen if you give them Amnesty the enforcement will never ever happen. We tried that and it does not work.

Keep them illegal until the border is secured and E-Verify is up and working.

Expand legal Immigration if you want but do not make illegals superior to legal Immigrants waiting.

Steveangell on February 19, 2013 at 12:16 AM

Isn’t it time for 4Grace to grace us with a visit? Shes the last MIA Gladian. :-)

tommy71 on February 19, 2013 at 12:21 AM

Steveangell on February 19, 2013 at 12:16 AM

+1

Schadenfreude on February 19, 2013 at 12:22 AM

Schadenfreude on February 19, 2013 at 12:08 AM

Tommy, if our Magistrate, Schadenfreude vouches for you, that’s a sterling recommendation.

I hereby proclaim Tommy71 Spiritual Adviser of the Glade. Henceforth, let all who seek advice or counseling seek him out.

I have every confidence that Tommy will fulfill this position well.

thatsafactjack on February 19, 2013 at 12:22 AM

Rand Paul is for Amnesty right away. Sicking.

Listen if you give them Amnesty the enforcement will never ever happen. We tried that and it does not work.

Keep them illegal until the border is secured and E-Verify is up and working.

Expand legal Immigration if you want but do not make illegals superior to legal Immigrants waiting.

Steveangell on February 19, 2013 at 12:16 AM

True, enforce the border first. It seems like that will be a big victory if we get it…which is really sad because the true victory would be requiring Welfare Reform AND border security first. Today’s immigrant is a different kind of immigrant than, say, 1905. Those folks were looking for opportunity to assimilate, work and grow businesses, today’s are looking to get on the dole cradle to grave. Secure the border, reform welfare state, then we’ll talk amnesty. (IMHO of, course).

Jackalope on February 19, 2013 at 12:22 AM

Paul’s hoping that his close relationship with Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell will pay dividends as he tries to broaden his appeal within the party. He’s given McConnell cover from a tea-party challenge to his right, while McConnell has praised his record and advised him on legislative strategy. It’s a win-win arrangement that gives Paul significant credibility with the establishment as he raises his profile.

I’m concerned about this “close relationship” with McConnell. McConnell is no fool and he knows he’s up for re-election. Rand Paul had a lot of Tea Party support to get elected. And now he’s
giving McConnell “cover” from a Tea Party challenge. And in turn, McConnell is giving Paul credibility with the “establishment.”

Does McConnell have any opponents yet, I wonder? And if so, might they be a Tea Party backed Candidate? Hmmmmmm going to get interesting.

bluefox on February 19, 2013 at 12:24 AM

I could see myself supporting Rand Paul over Rubio very easily. As long as he keeps his kooky father far enough away from the spotlight and/or a microphone.

Neo on February 19, 2013 at 12:24 AM

Congrats Tommy!

KCB on February 19, 2013 at 12:25 AM

I have every confidence that Tommy will fulfill this position well.

thatsafactjack on February 19, 2013 at 12:22 AM

Schadenfreude on February 19, 2013 at 12:26 AM

Thank you for that exalted position. I shall strive to live up to my responsibilities. :-)

tommy71 on February 19, 2013 at 12:27 AM

Where is Spark? Is he still ill? Has anyone seen him today?

How about Axefellow?

thatsafactjack on February 19, 2013 at 12:27 AM

Schadenfreude on February 19, 2013 at 12:26 AM

How appropriate, Schadenfreude! Excellent! :)

thatsafactjack on February 19, 2013 at 12:28 AM

Spark and Axefellow are upto mischief, Jackie. ;-)

tommy71 on February 19, 2013 at 12:30 AM

thatsafactjack on February 19, 2013 at 12:27 AM

Knock Knock, Sparky come on out. Quit playin’ possum.

OK;

Hi Jackie. How are you.

SparkPlug on February 19, 2013 at 12:30 AM

Congrats Tommy!

KCB on February 19, 2013 at 12:25 AM

I have every confidence that Tommy will fulfill this position well.

thatsafactjack on February 19, 2013 at 12:22 AM

Here Here!

Jackalope on February 19, 2013 at 12:31 AM

tommy71 on February 19, 2013 at 12:30 AM

LOL! Then they must be feeling like themselves! :)

I’d be very worried if they weren’t up to something.:)

thatsafactjack on February 19, 2013 at 12:32 AM

thatsafactjack on February 19, 2013 at 12:27 AM

Ken and Scrumpy stole my rum. Then Tommy stole it from them on pirates night last night.
———————

Avast me Heartie Jacky. Why a mate like you sure can put some wind in me sails. Make a right fine crew member I say. No scubbin the deck for you my dear. I’d set you dancin the night away.

SparkPlug on February 19, 2013 at 12:33 AM

SparkPlug on February 19, 2013 at 12:30 AM

Hello, Spark! How are you feeling, my friend? I understand you’ve had the flu. I trust you’re taking good care of yourself. We depend on you, you know, here in the Glade. :)

thatsafactjack on February 19, 2013 at 12:34 AM

FYI,

I got over me illness by drivin’ away evil spirits by drinkin’ evil rum spirits. Now I’m fit to do some piratin’ or end up in Davey Jones locker Aye.

Defy me and I’ll stab out yer eyes and damn them too I will.

SparkPlug on February 19, 2013 at 12:36 AM

How about Axefellow?

thatsafactjack on February 19, 2013 at 12:27 AM

*disembodied voice*

Have to do this thing instead. :)

:(

Axe on February 19, 2013 at 12:37 AM

Ken and Scrumpy stole my rum. Then Tommy stole it from them on pirates night last night.

Hey Tommy, got any of that rum left?

KCB on February 19, 2013 at 12:37 AM

SparkPlug on February 19, 2013 at 12:33 AM

LOL! Is that a fact? Rum thievery and ‘avast ye swab’ and everything! That is some mischief, indeed. :)

Run up the sheets, turn her into the wind and make for the secret port the other side of the Glade, Spark! We’ll dance on the shore as the moonlight dances and glimmers across the waves.

thatsafactjack on February 19, 2013 at 12:39 AM

thatsafactjack on February 19, 2013 at 12:34 AM

Well I got ahold of me elixer, Glutamine, and I been spiking my rum with 10g of that magic power. Works like a charm, even my peg leg feels chipper. Thanks for asking. I’m on the road to full recovery and I intent to fend off and foil any mutineers that are after me treasure maps.

SparkPlug on February 19, 2013 at 12:39 AM

If so, does he risk further fracturing a Republican Party that’s trying to move toward the center and soften its rough edges in the wake of Obama’s decisive re-election three months ago?…

Funny, I always thought the Republican Party was a gigantic political organization with roughly a third of the electorate self-identifying as members.

Apparently, though, it’s actually a sentient being with its own goals and hopes and dreams.

Centrist goals, hopes and dreams.

RINO in Name Only on February 19, 2013 at 12:40 AM

Did someone mention Pirates?

LegendHasIt on February 19, 2013 at 12:40 AM

Axe on February 19, 2013 at 12:37 AM

Oh, I am sorry to hear that, but responsibilities must be met. I’ll miss you until you come back, Axefellow. Try to get back to the Glade soon. :)

thatsafactjack on February 19, 2013 at 12:40 AM

SparkPlug on February 19, 2013 at 12:39 AM

That’s what I like to hear! Hale and hearty, shipshape and bristle fashion! :)

thatsafactjack on February 19, 2013 at 12:41 AM

Ken, me got barrels of rum. *clink!*

tommy71 on February 19, 2013 at 12:41 AM

OOps! LOL! Bristol…not ‘bristle’…although now that I think if it… it might work in a comedic sense. LOL!

thatsafactjack on February 19, 2013 at 12:42 AM

thatsafactjack on February 19, 2013 at 12:39 AM

Considered it done me beautiful sultry maiden. Any of the rabble we got aboard treats ya badly, well I’ll make chum of their hides and feed em to the fishes. Looks like a storms a brewin’ lets go below deck and have some pirate kerfuffle.

SparkPlug on February 19, 2013 at 12:43 AM

Jackalope on February 19, 2013 at 12:31 AM

Good evening, Jackalope! Hope you’re well. :)

thatsafactjack on February 19, 2013 at 12:44 AM

*swoosh*

Congrats Tommy!

Hi and bye Axe!! Don’t work so hard eh!

Good to know Sparky you are feeling better!!

Howdy late comers :-)

Scrumpy on February 19, 2013 at 12:44 AM

http://youtu.be/g8MYsii4DZY

Jackie thanks for the Joe B. one of my favorites.
Here is one for you. We heard this the other morning going to the rig in a blizzard and it made the drive a little better. Oh, the good od days before responsibility set in.

Fred

jrsrigmvr on February 19, 2013 at 12:45 AM

tommy71 on February 19, 2013 at 12:41 AM

*clink!*

KCB on February 19, 2013 at 12:45 AM

After Gangnam style, the ‘Harlem Shake’ is the new in thing. Anyone see that?

tommy71 on February 19, 2013 at 12:46 AM

SparkPlug on February 19, 2013 at 12:43 AM

Kerfuffle!

That reminds me, how has the Fire Watch been going? I trust the HotAir Ship Kerfuffle is in good repair and flight worthy. :)

thatsafactjack on February 19, 2013 at 12:49 AM

I hereby proclaim Tommy71 Spiritual Adviser of the Glade. Henceforth, let all who seek advice or counseling seek him out.

I have every confidence that Tommy will fulfill this position well.

thatsafactjack on February 19, 2013 at 12:22 AM

Well now, the rum thief is the Advisory of the Spirits is he? Supposin’ he keeps it fresh and tells nothin’ of its whereabouts of these spirits I’m fine with it I am.

What’s this Glade I keep errin’ about? Nymps too? It ain’t on any of me treasure maps.

SparkPlug on February 19, 2013 at 12:50 AM

Comment pages: 1 2 3 4