Quotes of the day

posted at 8:31 pm on February 23, 2013 by Allahpundit

Hawaii governor Neil Abercrombie warned Congress Saturday that sequestration, the $1.2 trillion deficit reduction set to take effect March 1, would pose a threat to institutional health of Pearl Harbor, the Oahu-based headquarters of the U.S. Pacific Fleet that Abercrombie called “the most extensive on the planet in terms of its responsibilities and consequences on the sea and in the air.”…

“At Pearl Harbor right now, which I hope everybody can understand symbolizes what happens when you’re not prepared,” said Abercrombie, “we’ll be laying off 19,000 people.” (Bruce Coppa, the governor’s chief of staff, later clarified to a group of reporters that 19,000 people would have their employment reduced by four days a month, but not be altogether laid off.)

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You would think by this time that the urbane sophisticates in the news media would be totally hip to the “Washington Monument” strategy, whereby the Park Service closes the most popular attractions first in the event of budget constraints. It’s the oldest bureaucratic trick in the book, and a mark of how far the corruption of our republic has proceeded: if the spenders don’t get their way, they’ll cut back first on the most essential services for which we presume to pay our first tax dollars. Talk about an offer you can’t refuse: the government intends to hold the people hostage to its insatiable rapacity.

Will Americans really fall for threats of delayed air traffic control, longer TSA lines, cancelled food safety inspections, and reruns of “Who’s The Boss” on PBS? (Okay, I made that last one up, but it equals the absurdity of the others.) Of course, what this reveals is one more bit of evidence conservatives have long recognized: the mainstream media are in on the game, and will side with the Washington big government Establishment every time over the interests of the people.

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[E]ven for the Pentagon, the cuts are only to the rate of growth for the defense budget in coming years. They are not actual cuts that make spending decline. In a February publication, “The Budget and Economic Outlook: Fiscal Years 2013 to 2023,” the Congressional Budget Office (summary here, full report here) outlines the increases in defense spending that will happen even with the various spending caps and sequestration cuts that are currently law. Table 1-5 (Outlays) on page 30 outlines projected defense spending in the coming decade. For 2014, the figure is $593 billion. For 2015, it is $597 billion. For 2016, $611 billion. For 2017, $619 billion. For 2018, $628 billion. For 2019, $648 billion. For 2020, $663 billion. For 2021, $679 billion. For 2022, $702 billion. And for 2023, $714 billion.

In other words, defense spending will increase in every year, even with sequestration cuts.

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Some Democrats are uneasy with the prospect of a drawn-out impasse. “I know that there is some common wisdom out there that people are going to have to see the effects for a while before they can deal” on a replacement for the budget cuts, said Sen. Tim Kaine (D., Va.), whose state has large numbers of federal workers and defense companies. “I just don’t believe in that kind of governing.”

The Democrats’ strategy carries risks for the party. It’s unclear how the public will react to the budget cuts, and Democrats could find that people aren’t as inconvenienced as they predicted. That could undercut their position in negotiations with the GOP and, potentially, build an appetite for additional cuts to spending that Democrats will oppose…

“It interrupts [Obama's] ability to frame up the positive agenda that he proposed to the country in the State of the Union,” said John Podesta, who co-chaired the president’s transition team after the 2008 election. “You get distracted from all the things that you want to do, because you’re back in the scrum” of a daily battle over the budget cuts.

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“Too often with this White House, the solution to any challenge is ramping up campaign-style events,” says National Journal’s Charlie Cook. “To a hammer, everything looks like a nail.” We’re seeing that again as the president’s sequester inches closer: lots of campaign rallies and rhetoric, no solutions.

You see, the House of Representatives passed legislation – twice (last May and again in December) – to replace President Obama’s sequester with smarter, responsible spending cuts and reforms. Senate Democrats haven’t passed a thing. But instead of urging Senate Democrats to take action, the president seems more interested in campaigning (and blaming Republicans for his mess)

Underlying all of this is the fact that the president’s budget is late (again) and his Democratic-controlled Senate hasn’t passed a budget in nearly four years.

As Speaker Boehner wrote in the Wall Street Journal this week, “Mr. President, we agree that your sequester is bad policy. What spending are you willing to cut to replace it?” We’re still waiting to hear.

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The Administration’s biggest gamble is the decision to start to play the sky-is-falling card, talking about all the negative effects the cuts are going to have on the real lives of real people. If somehow that gambit forces a last-minute deal from Republicans, the Obamans will have hit on a brilliant move. However, if the cuts kick in, and the country and the economy get moody, the chief executive is going to have a hard time rhetorically shutting down the gloom-and-doom storyline, and avoiding the blame and the spillover effects.

Republicans are all excited about Bob Woodward’s latest attempt to set the record straight on the President’s responsibility for giving America the sequester it has before it. The White House courted this trouble by trying to rewrite history a bit too much in seeming to disavow parenthood of this unthinkable beast. Watch to see if the administration completely caves on this battle or keeps trying to work the fringes.

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The sequester’s critics correctly say it is not the most intelligent way to prune government; priorities among programs should be set. But such critics are utopians if they are waiting for the arrival of intelligent government. The real choice today is between bigger or smaller unintelligent government.

Obama, who believes government spends money more constructively than do those who earn it, warns that the sequester’s budgetary nicks, amounting to one-half of 1 percent of gross domestic product, will derail the economy. A similar jeremiad was heard in 1943 when economist Paul Samuelson, whose Keynesian assumptions have trickled down to Obama, said postwar cuts in government would mean “the greatest period of unemployment and industrial dislocation which any economy has ever faced.”

Federal spending did indeed shrink an enormous 40 percent in one year. And the economy boomed…

Today, while Obama prepares a governmental power grab to combat global warming, sensible Americans, tuckered out with apocalypse fatigue, are yawning through the catastrophe du jour, the sequester. They say: Cry “Havoc!” and let slip the hamsters of sequestration.

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Where the sequester debate deviates from the norm is in its dramatis personae. Unlike prior spending debates, the sequester features Republicans attempting to shift the onus for cutting government onto Obama. U.S. Speaker John Boehner has repeatedly referenced “the president’s sequester” while decrying its “harmful cuts.”

What hypocrisy. Obama and Boehner both supported the sequester as an excuse for yet another unsustainable run-up of our nation’s credit limit – which exhausted its latest $2.1 trillion increase last December (after less than seventeen months).

“The debt ceiling deal in 2011 was agreed to by Republicans and Democrats, and regardless of who came up with the sequester, they all voted for it,” U.S. Rep. Justin Amash (R-Michigan) said recently. “So, you can’t vote for something and, with a straight face, go blame the other guy for its existence in law.”…

More to the point it highlights the extent to which leaders of both parties in Washington, D.C. are abandoning taxpayers in order to curry favor with the legacy media and special interest establishment – both of which are dead set against any reduction in the size and scope of government.

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Are Republicans in Congress really willing to let these cuts fall on our kids’ schools and mental health care just to protect tax loopholes for corporate jet owners? Are they really willing to slash military health care and the border patrol just because they refuse to eliminate tax breaks for big oil companies? Are they seriously prepared to inflict more pain on the middle class because they refuse to ask anything more of those at the very top?

These are the questions Republicans in Congress need to ask themselves. And I’m hopeful they’ll change their minds. Because the American people have worked too hard for too long to see everything they’ve built undone by partisan recklessness in Washington.

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Via Mediaite.


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SparkPlug on February 23, 2013 at 9:45 PM

I keep expecting her to scream “Herbert” half way through the tune.

I feel so much better now that I ain’t the only one who remembers that.

What? nobody caught the grok in there?

cozmo on February 23, 2013 at 9:48 PM

Jeeze y’all, its me c’mon. MORE HUGS!

Guys need not apply.

cozmo on February 23, 2013 at 9:30 PM

How about a sympathizing pat on the shoulder?

AZfederalist on February 23, 2013 at 9:48 PM

‘Hillary Clinton has signed up for the speaking circuit and will charge a whopping $200,000 per appearance, an amount more than her annual salary as SoS, which was $186,000′. 10 speeches a year, and thats a kewl 2 mill.

tommy71 on February 23, 2013 at 9:49 PM

Jeeze y’all, its me c’mon. MORE HUGS!

Guys need not apply.

cozmo on February 23, 2013 at 9:30 PM

Now you tell me.

I did clink..

Did you see that game tonight??? :)

Electrongod on February 23, 2013 at 9:50 PM

From the idiot who said he’d veto any bill that quashed the sequester last year

cmsinaz on February 23, 2013 at 9:36 PM

…how many times have the alphabet channels played that clip…for the low/no information public?

KOOLAID2 on February 23, 2013 at 9:50 PM

I no longer believe anything the snake oil salesmen in Washington try to sell us. But it doesn’t matter because the media does, and they present it as truth and portray the GOP as uncaring villains. Rinse, lather, repeat.

scalleywag on February 23, 2013 at 9:50 PM

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FhPPJ5dolxU

Ok this tune is better. maybe cozzy will grok it.

SparkPlug on February 23, 2013 at 9:50 PM

SparkPlug on February 23, 2013 at 9:36 PM

I must be cool like you, then, because I have the studio version in my music collection. :)

Not a Trekkie, but I LOL’d at the hippie headband and assorted 60s fashions.

PatriotGal2257 on February 23, 2013 at 9:51 PM

Ken, it was in the headlines in the am. Hunt for it. :-)

tommy71 on February 23, 2013 at 9:52 PM

I no longer believe anything the snake oil salesmen in Washington try to sell us. But it doesn’t matter because the media does, and they present it as truth and portray the GOP as uncaring villains. Rinse, lather, repeat.

scalleywag on February 23, 2013 at 9:50 PM

No, the media is the public relations arm of the DNC. It’s not that they believe what the snake oil salesmen in Washington are selling; they are part of the snake oil salesmen team. The sooner we get that fact acknowledged, the sooner we can deal with it.

AZfederalist on February 23, 2013 at 9:52 PM

Did you see that game tonight??? :)

Electrongod on February 23, 2013 at 9:50 PM

Didn’t know there was a game. ‘Til a little while ago it was family time.

cozmo on February 23, 2013 at 9:52 PM

Ken, it was in the headlines in the am. Hunt for it. :-)

tommy71 on February 23, 2013 at 9:52 PM

Sure thing. I’ll get right on that.

KCB on February 23, 2013 at 9:54 PM

This pales in comparison to the devastating news I got today.

cozmo on February 23, 2013

…are you going to tell us?…or do we have to have bluegill put you over her knee!

KOOLAID2 on February 23, 2013 at 9:55 PM

…are you going to tell us?…or do we have to have bluegill put you over her knee!

KOOLAID2 on February 23, 2013 at 9:55 PM

No thanks, I’d rather be waterboarded!

22044 on February 23, 2013 at 9:57 PM

Looks like Basilsbest is still whining bout us chit-chatters in QOTD. Its as stuck up as its idol – Romney.

tommy71 on February 23, 2013 at 9:44 PM

Didn’t see that either.

KCB on February 23, 2013 at 9:57 PM

The BPA featuring Ashley Beedle – Should I Stay or Should I Blow?

22044 on February 23, 2013 at 9:55 PM

Those Palm trees are very erectile..

Electrongod on February 23, 2013 at 9:57 PM

maybe cozzy will grok it.

SparkPlug on February 23, 2013 at 9:50 PM

Nope, never got the deal with her.

Try this

or this is still kind of fun

cozmo on February 23, 2013 at 9:57 PM

@KA2 Now you’re tempting cozmo. ;-)

tommy71 on February 23, 2013 at 9:58 PM

KOOLAID2 on February 23, 2013 at 9:55 PM

Dang bringin’ out the big guns. I surrender.

Though after all the fretting, and lack of hugs…it is anticlimactic.

I got my first negative feedback…ever.

cozmo on February 23, 2013 at 10:00 PM

Datarock – Give It Up

22044 on February 23, 2013 at 10:00 PM

America’s Most Miserable Cities 2013 from Forbes

The top ten are all in deep blue states.

1. Detroit MI

2. Flint MI

3. Rockford IL

4. Chicago IL (The migration rate out of Chicago is the sixth worst among the 200 largest metros. )

5. Modesto CA

6. Vallejo CA

7. Warren MI

8. Stockton CA

9. Lake County IL

10. New York NY

INC on February 23, 2013 at 10:02 PM

Those Palm trees are very erectile..

Electrongod on February 23, 2013 at 9:57 PM

Heh – I’ll have to look at those! I’m just posting the links and listening to the songs at the moment…

22044 on February 23, 2013 at 10:02 PM

tommy71 on February 23, 2013 at 9:44 PM

Is he doing that on other threads????

INC on February 23, 2013 at 10:02 PM

looks like the left is turning its McCarthy-ite guns on Cruz

he said something mean about harvard law

Cruz’s spokesman called it “curious” that The New Yorker would cover Cruz’s speech “three years” after he gave it. But Cruz’s hostile questioning of Obama’s nominee for Defense Secretary, Chuck Hagel and insinuations about Hagel’s loyalties had provided a fresh context for looking more closely at the nature of the accusations he has leveled at political opponents. Observers like Senator Barbara Boxer wondered if they were seeing a revival of McCarthyism. Judging from Cruz’s speech—and, now, his defense of it—it’s a good question.

http://www.newyorker.com/online/blogs/newsdesk/2013/02/ted-cruz-responds-harvard-law-was-full-of-communists.html#ixzz2LmVkWM9D

r keller on February 23, 2013 at 10:03 PM

I no longer believe anything the snake oil salesmen in Washington try to sell us. But it doesn’t matter because the media does, and they present it as truth and portray the GOP as uncaring villains. Rinse, lather, repeat.

scalleywag on February 23, 2013 at 9:50 PM

No, the media is the public relations arm of the DNC. It’s not that they believe what the snake oil salesmen in Washington are selling; they are part of the snake oil salesmen team. The sooner we get that fact acknowledged, the sooner we can deal with it.

AZfederalist on February 23, 2013 at 9:52 PM

Indeed could hardly believe how Rove was bawling about these “cuts” in the out years.

Karl we are not Stupid. We all know there are no actual cuts only a decrease in the increase. We sure wish our budgets got these automatic increases.

Steveangell on February 23, 2013 at 10:05 PM

@INC Yes, it was doing that on another thread.

tommy71 on February 23, 2013 at 10:05 PM

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FhPPJ5dolxU

Ok this tune is better. maybe cozzy will grok it.

SparkPlug on February 23, 2013 at 9:50 PM

Liked
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AW6NVcqcRVE

Better.

Steveangell on February 23, 2013 at 10:07 PM

r keller on February 23, 2013 at 10:03 PM

It’s the media’s version of “Whack a Mole”, with Republicans being the moles. Whenever a Republican stands up they whack him/her down. It’s been very successful for getting their own message/agenda across.

Jvette on February 23, 2013 at 10:07 PM

KA2

About 0

Just fox

cmsinaz on February 23, 2013 at 10:08 PM

@INC Yes, it was doing that on another thread.

tommy71 on February 23, 2013 at 10:05 PM

I don’t see the point in complaining about one thread on a different one.

INC on February 23, 2013 at 10:08 PM

Be back in a bit.

tommy71 on February 23, 2013 at 10:09 PM

bluegill on February 23, 2013 at 9:29 PM

And your solution is…

Electrongod on February 23, 2013 at 9:36 PM

Note that over 30 minutes have passed since she shit and split. Either she don’t have a solution and called RINO central for advice or she is curled up watching the cat channel.

arnold ziffel on February 23, 2013 at 10:11 PM

This list is purply, but it trends ted.

The Best Places For Business And Careers from Forbes

1. Provo UT

2. Raleigh NC

3. Fort Collins CO

4. Dea Moines IA

5. Denver CO

6. Ogden UT

7. Lincoln NE

8. Dallas TX

9. Austin TX

10. Nashville TN

INC on February 23, 2013 at 10:11 PM

http://www.newyorker.com/online/blogs/newsdesk/2013/02/ted-cruz-responds-harvard-law-was-full-of-communists.html#ixzz2LmVkWM9D

r keller on February 23, 2013 at 10:03 PM

You know that McCarthy was mostly right. Not condoning his methods but he was right that the KGB had highly infiltrated America. We even have a TV Series based on one of these operatives. Scary and these murders are made out as heroes which is sickening.

Pointing out factual information should never be a problem. Communist really need to grow a thicker skin. They should be proud of their believes that they are not indicates a bad intent on their part.

Steveangell on February 23, 2013 at 10:12 PM

Note that over 30 minutes have passed since she shit and split. Either she don’t have a solution and called RINO central for advice or she is curled up watching the cat channel.

arnold ziffel on February 23, 2013 at 10:11 PM

I saw that..

She was against it before she was for it..
And now she is against it…
And running silent.

Electrongod on February 23, 2013 at 10:12 PM

AZfederalist on February 23, 2013 at 9:52 PM

True. Never thought we’d have a media like that but there it is, staring us in the face. We’ve got our work cut out for us in the next election too, because they’ve pre-ordained Hillary as the next emperor. I hope Biden jumps in just because it will be fun to watch him be humbled by an incompetent woman.

scalleywag on February 23, 2013 at 10:14 PM

arnold ziffel on February 23, 2013 at 10:11 PM

Electrongod on February 23, 2013 at 10:12 PM

Consider the source.

Enough of the seriousness. More chittin’ and chattin’.

Try this instead

cozmo on February 23, 2013 at 10:16 PM

America’s Most Miserable Cities 2013 from Forbes

The top ten are all in deep blue states.

1. Detroit MI

2. Flint MI

3. Rockford IL

4. Chicago IL (The migration rate out of Chicago is the sixth worst among the 200 largest metros. )

5. Modesto CA

6. Vallejo CA

7. Warren MI

8. Stockton CA

9. Lake County IL

10. New York NY

INC on February 23, 2013 at 10:02 PM

…WE’RE NUMBER ONE!…oh wait!
…we came in 1 and 2!
…I wonder in the top 25…if any of the cities are from Red states?
…I think this is something Blue states apply for…and win!

KOOLAID2 on February 23, 2013 at 10:19 PM

The Republicans gave Obama what he wanted, tax increases. These are his tax increases, which I’m sure everyone will agree. Among those tax increases was a 2% increase in the payroll tax which the vast majority of the citizens of the country got hit with. Did he care about that deduction from their pay? Did they go out and apply for welfare because they’re down 2%? This is what this President is saying is going to happen.

First of all, what Commander-in-Chief would submit a plan to force his troops to absorb 50% of the reductions in spending? What Commander-in-Chief wouldn’t want to give his military the means to spread thise costs throughout the whole military so that operations aren’t affected? What Commander-in-Chief would send people out to lie about the things that will happen if the sequester goes through?

It’s about time this President started acting like a President of the United States, instead of a community organizer for the liberal Democrats and showed that he knows he asked people to fork over 2% of their incomes and he would instruct all departments to find the necessary cuts to slow spending down to 4% growth. Let’s face it, the 2% cut in the payroll tax was a real cut, this is just slowing growth, how can he put on this show right after doing this to the American people?

bflat879 on February 23, 2013 at 10:19 PM

Try this instead

cozmo on February 23, 2013 at 10:16 PM

Dang Cozmo

I feel old…

Electrongod on February 23, 2013 at 10:21 PM

So Shy – Dorothy

22044 on February 23, 2013 at 10:23 PM

And it don’t get any better than this!

Well…

Maybe this

I feel old…

Electrongod on February 23, 2013 at 10:21 PM

Ain’t our fault that musicians today wouldn’t know art if it hit them in the face like the tripe they constantly throw at us.

cozmo on February 23, 2013 at 10:23 PM

…I think this is something Blue states apply for…and win!

KOOLAID2 on February 23, 2013 at 10:19 PM

Ha ha! Definitely.

The list goes beyond 10. I quit after ten, because Forbes is driving up hits by making you click on a photo each time.

INC on February 23, 2013 at 10:24 PM

Maybe this

cozmo on February 23, 2013 at 10:23 PM

Back in the day..
When there was mini jukeboxes at every cafe table..

..
.
.
.
Wow…

Electrongod on February 23, 2013 at 10:27 PM

Looks like Basilsbest is still whining bout us chit-chatters in QOTD. Its as stuck up as its idol – Romney.

tommy71 on February 23, 2013 at 9:44 PM

Heaven forbid he stay and compare and contrast why Mitt failed to kick Obama’s ass. Much easier to make excuses about us chit chattin and staying home which WE DIDN’T. If Mitt got less vote than McCain did there might be some reasons.

arnold ziffel on February 23, 2013 at 10:27 PM

Adiam Dymott – Miss You

22044 on February 23, 2013 at 10:29 PM

When there was mini jukeboxes at every cafe table..

Electrongod on February 23, 2013 at 10:27 PM

And the food was real, with local flavor, made by the people who owned the business…with pride.

Those were the days…

An unforgettable ballad

okay

more mellow stuff

Stop me before I start on some ONJ

cozmo on February 23, 2013 at 10:32 PM

Those were the days…

An unforgettable ballad

okay

more mellow stuff

Stop me before I start on some ONJ

cozmo on February 23, 2013 at 10:32 PM

Please come to Boston for the Springtime..

I haven’t heard that in about..
30 years..

Bookmarked…

Electrongod on February 23, 2013 at 10:36 PM

Enough of the seriousness. More chittin’ and chattin’.

Try this instead

cozmo on February 23, 2013 at 10:16 PM

Outstanding. I want to go back to those goofy times where the world was not crazy.

Try this. Saw them as an opening act for Charlie Pride. Worked overtime as a po-po, got paid to watch an outstanding concert. The only bad part was when people wanted me to handle problems with drunks/disruptive and I had to work. :)

arnold ziffel on February 23, 2013 at 10:37 PM

Please come to Boston for the Springtime..

I haven’t heard that in about..
30 years..

Electrongod on February 23, 2013 at 10:36 PM

If it’s been 30 years since I heard it, that’s still not long enough. Hated that song, absolutely hated it. … and it was one that the top 40 stations played incessantly; that and “You Light Up My Life”.

AZfederalist on February 23, 2013 at 10:40 PM

These people vote.

Schadenfreude on February 23, 2013 at 10:40 PM

I haven’t heard that in about..
30 years..

Bookmarked…

Electrongod on February 23, 2013 at 10:36 PM

Twy this version.

arnold ziffel on February 23, 2013 at 10:40 PM

arnold ziffel on February 23, 2013 at 10:37 PM

Geeze dude, that was a deep find.

I knew some girls like that.

cozmo on February 23, 2013 at 10:41 PM

AZfederalist on February 23, 2013 at 10:40 PM

rofl, kicking like a roach. I agree with light up my life.

arnold ziffel on February 23, 2013 at 10:42 PM

Outstanding. I want to go back to those goofy times where the world was not crazy.

arnold ziffel on February 23, 2013 at 10:37 PM

Nancy Peloci was just learnin;’ that flower people loved her..
Barrack was sucking up all the smoke.

Biden was learning his double barrel shotgun..

Electrongod on February 23, 2013 at 10:42 PM

I knew some girls like that.

cozmo on February 23, 2013 at 10:41 PM

He had several “sugars”, and they were all pretty.

arnold ziffel on February 23, 2013 at 10:43 PM

I agree with light up my life.

arnold ziffel on February 23, 2013 at 10:42 PM

But dang if she ain’t still hawt.

cozmo on February 23, 2013 at 10:44 PM

Ain’t our fault that musicians today wouldn’t know art if it hit them in the face like the tripe they constantly throw at us.

cozmo on February 23, 2013 at 10:23 PM

True, but you’re being too kind.

Curtiss on February 23, 2013 at 10:44 PM

rofl, kicking like a roach. I agree with light up my life.

arnold ziffel on February 23, 2013 at 10:42 PM

If anyone links to You Light Up My Life, they should be banned, lol!

22044 on February 23, 2013 at 10:44 PM

If it’s been 30 years since I heard it, that’s still not long enough. Hated that song, absolutely hated it. … and it was one that the top 40 stations played incessantly; that and “You Light Up My Life”.

AZfederalist on February 23, 2013 at 10:40 PM

nostalgia…

It brings back memories..

Electrongod on February 23, 2013 at 10:45 PM

Twy this version.

arnold ziffel on February 23, 2013 at 10:40 PM

Will he make up his mind already, now he wants me to come to Denver!

22044 on February 23, 2013 at 10:46 PM

Note that over 30 minutes have passed since she shit and split. Either she don’t have a solution and called RINO central for advice or she is curled up watching the cat channel.

arnold ziffel on February 23, 2013 at 10:11 PM

she is busy … she is still day dreaming of how wonderful Mitt looked at the inaugural balls, and the gown she wore, and that she is part of his cabinet.
her own little world.

conservative tarheel on February 23, 2013 at 10:46 PM

True, but you’re being too kind.

Curtiss on February 23, 2013 at 10:44 PM

Occasionally something newish is pretty good. But way too few and too far in between.

cozmo on February 23, 2013 at 10:46 PM

anyway kids … time for bed …. good night all ….

conservative tarheel on February 23, 2013 at 10:48 PM

anyway kids … time for bed …. good night all ….

conservative tarheel on February 23, 2013 at 10:48 PM

Take care…

Electrongod on February 23, 2013 at 10:48 PM

I agree with light up my life.

arnold ziffel on February 23, 2013 at 10:42 PM
But dang if she ain’t still hawt.

cozmo on February 23, 2013 at 10:44 PM

Rejuva Lift commercial lady now.

CoffeeLover on February 23, 2013 at 10:49 PM

An excellent piece by By Bill Wilson in Forbes.

FloatingRock on February 23, 2013 at 10:50 PM

Schadenfreude on February 23, 2013 at 10:40 PM

Ok but how does water make a pebble turn into a baby chick?

SparkPlug on February 23, 2013 at 10:51 PM

nostalgia…

It brings back memories..

Electrongod on February 23, 2013 at 10:45 PM

Well, I get that. I found that particular song cloying. Was more into Stevie Nicks and Fleetwood Mac.

/Yeah, I know they are lefties, unfortunately, there aren’t many out there who aren’t.

AZfederalist on February 23, 2013 at 10:53 PM

Occasionally something newish is pretty good. But way too few and too far in between.

cozmo on February 23, 2013 at 10:46 PM

I kind of like this one.

22044 on February 23, 2013 at 10:54 PM

Twy this version.

arnold ziffel on February 23, 2013 at 10:40 PM

:)

Listening now..

Electrongod on February 23, 2013 at 10:55 PM

Well, I get that. I found that particular song cloying. Was more into Stevie Nicks and Fleetwood Mac.

AZfederalist on February 23, 2013 at 10:53 PM

Ditto..

Good times..

Good music…

Electrongod on February 23, 2013 at 10:56 PM

Occasionally something newish is pretty good. But way too few and too far in between.

cozmo on February 23, 2013 at 10:46 PM

Yer just…

lookin at the leg on that one.

Curtiss on February 23, 2013 at 10:56 PM

Well, I get that. I found that particular song cloying. Was more into Stevie Nicks and Fleetwood Mac.

AZfederalist on February 23, 2013 at 10:53 PM

Love this song..

Electrongod on February 23, 2013 at 10:58 PM

I agree with light up my life.

arnold ziffel on February 23, 2013 at 10:42 PM

But dang if she ain’t still hawt.

cozmo on February 23, 2013 at 10:44 PM

She was good looking. The song wasn’t that bad either; the first 100 times I heard it in the first month after it was released. After that, it became annoying. Seems the Top 40 were playing it every hour. At least; in the AM days there were about 3 or 4 stations in Denver you could tune in. I remember tuning across the dial and hearing that song on at least two of those stations simultaneously.

Really wasn’t her fault, it was the program directors who were determined to wear the grooves off that single.

AZfederalist on February 23, 2013 at 10:59 PM

Anyway, back to the topic at hand:

Of course, what this reveals is one more bit of evidence conservatives have long recognized: the mainstream media are in on the game, and will side with the Washington big government Establishment every time over the interests of the people.

That’s because the press has become an enemy of the American people.

Curtiss on February 23, 2013 at 11:00 PM

AZfederalist on February 23, 2013 at 10:53 PM

Never got the Stevie Nicks bug

Christine McVie, on the other hand…

Or Nancy Wilson…

cozmo on February 23, 2013 at 11:00 PM

I kind of like this one.

22044 on February 23, 2013 at 10:54 PM

I don’t know why, but I like it too.

AZfederalist on February 23, 2013 at 11:01 PM

Christine McVie, on the other hand…

Or Nancy Wilson…

cozmo on February 23, 2013 at 11:00 PM

Oh God…

Dang straight!!!

If I had a bra…

Electrongod on February 23, 2013 at 11:02 PM

Final selection tonight from the FIFA 10 soundtrack

The Enemy UK – Be Somebody

22044 on February 23, 2013 at 11:03 PM

I don’t know why, but I like it too.

AZfederalist on February 23, 2013 at 11:01 PM

There’s something about a chick singing fighting words.

22044 on February 23, 2013 at 11:05 PM

Ok but how does water make a pebble turn into a baby chick?

SparkPlug on February 23, 2013 at 10:51 PM

If you don’t know, who would? :)

Schadenfreude on February 23, 2013 at 11:05 PM

Never got the Stevie Nicks bug

Christine McVie, on the other hand…

Or Nancy Wilson…

cozmo on February 23, 2013 at 11:00 PM

Like that Fleetwood Mac song as well. As EG says, brings back some good memories of good times.

Nancy Wilson wasn’t bad either.

AZfederalist on February 23, 2013 at 11:05 PM

I kind of like this one.

22044 on February 23, 2013 at 10:54 PM

I don’t know why, but I like it too.

AZfederalist on February 23, 2013 at 11:01 PM

Tried it with, and without, the video. Catchy, but nothing memorable.

Yer just…

lookin at the leg on that one.

Curtiss on February 23, 2013 at 10:56 PM

And the problem with that is?

cozmo on February 23, 2013 at 11:05 PM

Good evening, I am still welcome round bout these parts?

SWalker on February 23, 2013 at 11:06 PM

Hi, peeps.

Rusty Allen on February 23, 2013 at 11:06 PM

Good evening, I am still welcome round bout these parts?
SWalker on February 23, 2013 at 11:06 PM

Duh

Rusty Allen on February 23, 2013 at 11:06 PM

Got to go folks..

The glow of the projector blinds me.

But my wife screaming “get off that damn computer”..

Take president..

Night all.

Electrongod on February 23, 2013 at 11:08 PM

SWalker on February 23, 2013 at 11:06 PM

There was a time you were?

cozmo on February 23, 2013 at 11:09 PM

Evening Walker & Rusty

Opener for the Iron Maiden concert I went to last year

22044 on February 23, 2013 at 11:10 PM

Good night EG

22044 on February 23, 2013 at 11:10 PM

Evening Walker & Rusty

Opener for the Iron Maiden concert I went to last year

22044 on February 23, 2013 at 11:10 PM

Good evening 22044…

SWalker on February 23, 2013 at 11:11 PM

Always loved Wichita Lineman. But I never heard a better ballad than this one.

Eren on February 23, 2013 at 11:13 PM

Good evening, I am still welcome round bout these parts?

SWalker on February 23, 2013 at 11:06 PM

Of course. *clink*

AZfederalist on February 23, 2013 at 11:15 PM

Good evening, I am still welcome round bout these parts?

SWalker on February 23, 2013 at 11:06 PM

Of course. *clink*

AZfederalist on February 23, 2013 at 11:15 PM

Wasn’t sure after this afternoons Oregon gun thread… O_O

SWalker on February 23, 2013 at 11:16 PM

Goodnight EG

AZfederalist on February 23, 2013 at 11:17 PM

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