Monday, September 01, 2008

Political Rant

If you make less that $161,000 a year, you don't count.

Snohomish County Republicans should be ashamed. It was strange, I was at the Fair, and I walked by both the Republican and the Democratic booths a couple of times. The Democratic booth was busy, with lots of people and interested volunteers. The Republican booth had two older folks behind the table, and one woman in a scooter talking with them about how disgraceful the Democratic booth was. And all along, they had these disgusting anti-Obama things? And the Democrats are disgraceful? The Republicans need a mirror, and they need to really spend some time looking in it.

TPM on Palin, the single most unqualified candidate ever for Vice President, who hails from the incredibly politically corrupt state of Alaska (home of Ted "remodel my house for free and I'll do you political favors" Stevens).

This questionaire proves that Palin is an idiot. Look at question #11:
Are you offended by the phrase "Under God" in the Pledge of Allegiance? Why or why not?

SP: Not on your life. If it was good enough for the founding fathers, its good enough for me and I'll fight in defense of our Pledge of Allegiance.
Point the first: the pledge of allegiance wasn't written until the late 1800s, and not adopted until 1942. Point the second: The phrase "Under God" wasn't added until the anti-communist craze in 1954. The Founding Fathers likely would have been disgusted by a loyalty oath like the pledge. Palin is a moron who doesn't even know her own country's history, and she wants to be the Vice President? Please tell me she's just a nightmare that will go away soon.

Lemons to Lemonade. The community responds after anti-Obama grafitti is etched on a car.

A federal court has blocked a beef producer from testing all their stock for Mad Cow disease, arguing that it would be unfair competition for larger producers. In other words, people would love to have safe beef, but larger companies don't want to have to test meat. "The Bush administration says the low level of testing reflects the rareness of the disease." Ok, so terrorists are pretty darn rare. That means we should only screen 1% of people who get on planes? The Bush Administration: dedicated to making you less safe!

2843 barrels of petroleum were spilled into the Gulf of Mexico during Hurricane Katrina. Idiots who claim there weren't any spills are either ignorant, or lying to you.

The Yankees will kick you out of the ballpark if you try to use the restroom during "God Bless America"? That's another reason to never root for the Yankees.

Asterism sums up Iraq. If you ignore my other links, at least check this one out.