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Monday, November 29, 2010

News Day Slowed by Tryptophan OD As Well?

THIS is a major news story??

PRINCETON, N.J. – Princeton University students voted Monday in a referendum by a pro-Palestine student group on whether to expand the school's hummus offerings.

The student group Princeton Committee for Palestine wants university-run stores to offer alternative brands of the Middle Eastern chickpea dip because they say the only brand available is linked to human rights violations.

The brand, Sabra, is owned by PepsiCo and Strauss Group, and Strauss' website says it supports members of the Israeli military.

The group has been pushing for the university to boycott and get rid of its investments in companies that make donations to parts of the Israeli military that it says violate human rights.

Ilya Welfeld, a spokeswoman for Sabra, which has headquarters in Queens, N.Y., and Richmond, Va., said Sabra only makes donations in North America — and none of them are political.

But the Strauss Group, an Israeli food conglomerate, says on its website that it makes contributions for the "welfare, cultural and educational activities" of members of the Israeli military.

Students seeking the referendum made it happen by collecting 200 signatures. If the effort is successful, it would mean the student government would make a formal request to the Ivy League school's administration to provide additional brands of hummus.

The pro-Israel student group Tigers of Israel opposes the referendum. The group says the allegations raised by the other side are sketchy.

The results of the vote are scheduled to be released Friday.

The referendum was originally scheduled for last week but was canceled then because of a goof: The wording called for Sabra hummus not to be offered at university stores rather than for additional products to be sold, too.

WTF?  I got nothing!  I can't comment on a story this stupid!

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Don't Call Him "Shirley"

LOS ANGELES -- Leslie Nielsen, who traded in his dramatic persona for inspired bumbling as a hapless doctor in "Airplane!" and the accident-prone detective Frank Drebin in "The Naked Gun" comedies, died on Sunday in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. He was 84.

The Canadian-born actor died from complications from pneumonia at a hospital near his home at 5:34 p.m., surrounded by his wife, Barbaree, and friends, his agent John S. Kelly said in a statement.

"We are saddened by the passing of beloved actor Leslie Nielsen, probably best remembered as Lt. Frank Drebin in 'The Naked Gun' series of pictures, but who enjoyed a more than 60-year career in motion pictures and television," said Kelly.

His first film for that studio was auspicious -- as the space ship commander in the science fiction classic "Forbidden Planet." He found his best dramatic role as the captain of an overturned ocean liner in the 1972 disaster movie, "The Poseidon Adventure."

He became known as a serious actor, although behind the camera he was a prankster. That was an aspect of his personality never exploited, however, until "Airplane!" was released in 1980 and became a huge hit.

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Thursday, November 25, 2010

Happy Thanksgiving!


Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Off With Her Head?

WASHINGTON -- The woman who told President Barack Obama that she was "exhausted" from defending him and his economic policies and waiting for the change she expected after voting for him has another reason to be put out: She's lost her job.

Velma Hart, the chief financial officer for Am Vets, a veteran services organization based in Maryland, said Monday in an interview with CNBC that she was laid off as part of the nonprofit's effort to cut expenses.   (RI-I-I-IGHT!!)


Friday, November 19, 2010

Seven Score and Seven Years Ago Today,...

How appropriate these words are in the wake of the November elections:

Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.

Now we are engaged in a great civil war, testing whether that nation or any nation so conceived and so dedicated, can long endure. We are met on a great battle-field of that war. We have come to dedicate a portion of that field, as a final resting place for those who here gave their lives that that nation might live. It is altogether fitting and proper that we should do this.

But, in a larger sense, we can not dedicate—we can not consecrate—we can not hallow—this ground. The brave men, living and dead, who struggled here, have consecrated it, far above our poor power to add or detract. The world will little note, nor long remember what we say here, but it can never forget what they did here. It is for us the living, rather, to be dedicated here to the unfinished work which they who fought here have thus far so nobly advanced. It is rather for us to be here dedicated to the great task remaining before us—that from these honored dead we take increased devotion to that cause for which they gave the last full measure of devotion—that we here highly resolve that these dead shall not have died in vain—that this nation, under God, shall have a new birth of freedom—and that government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth.

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NOW They Want Civility?

By Mimi Hall and Richard Wolf, USA TODAY

During a late September gathering with voters to talk about jobs and the economy, Scott Turner of Richmond, Va., had something more elementary than the unemployment rate on his mind when he posed a question to President Obama:

"Is there any hope for us returning to civility in our discourse?" Turner asked.

Six weeks later — at the end of a bitterly fought campaign that ended poorly for Obama and the Democrats — a chastened president professed optimism. "I do believe there is hope for civility," Obama said. "I do believe there is hope for progress." (Yeah,...how's that "Hope and Change" thing working out for you now, Barry?)

To that end, Obama on Nov. 30 will host new congressional leaders for a private meeting at the White House. How it goes — particularly between Obama and incoming Republican House speaker John Boehner of Ohio — will set the stage for new congressional debates over a range of crucial issues: how to create jobs, whether to extend Bush-era tax cuts, challenges to the health care overhaul Democrats pushed through Congress this year, and more.

As the 2012 presidential campaign looms and the economy stays stagnant, political tensions are high amid profound disagreements over the role and size of government. Moderates in both parties are launching a new push for civility, but the loudest voices tend to come from the extremes. The Tea Party movement that helped Republicans take over the House and narrow Democrats' advantage in the Senate was inspired largely by conservatives angered by the growth of government, most recently under Obama.


Even after Obama issued his invitation to the White House meeting, Senate GOP leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky said Republicans should focus on a starkly political goal: to "deny President Obama a second term."

"The gloves are off," University of Texas presidential historian Bruce Buchanan says. "Ultimately, politics is a substitute for war. ... Is civility impossible? No. Is it likely? No." (The gloves came off when the media took sides)


The nastiness has been brewing for some time.

In the fall of 2009, Rep. Joe Wilson, R-S.C., stunned fellow lawmakers during Obama's speech to a joint session of Congress on his health care legislation. When the president said the government would not provide coverage for illegal immigrants, Wilson shouted out, "You lie!" from the floor of the House. (Well, SOMEONE had to do it!)

Gentle readers:
Why is it no one called for civility when that cackling harpy, Nancy Pelosi, and her supermajority gleefully jolly-stomped the Republicans into silence while ramming one unpopular and failed spending bill after another down our throats?

I say "Reap what you sow, b***h!"  At least Rep Boehner isn't in her office, "measuring the drapes" before taking over!

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Thursday, November 18, 2010

Apparently, the Playing Field Has Become Too Level for Some,....

There's a little bug inside of me which wants to get the FCC to say to FOX and to MSNBC: "Out. Off. End. Goodbye." It would be a big favor to political discourse; our ability to do our work here in Congress, and to the American people, to be able to talk with each other and have some faith in their government and more importantly, in their future.

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Tuesday, November 16, 2010


Fly! Eagles! Fly!
On the Road to Vic-To-Ry!
Cry! Redskins! Cry!
Got b***h-slapped on live TV!
We Scored High,...
You Scored Low,...
That guy McNabb,...
Just Like we know!
Fly! Eagles! Fly!
On the road to VIC! TO! RY!


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Thursday, November 11, 2010

Thank You

'Nuff Said,....


Sunday, November 07, 2010

Yet, More Liberal Obliviousness,....

Don't you hate it when the shoe ends up on the other foot??

By Steve Volk
Posted on 10/29/10

Back in September, the Inky questioned whether Fox 29 news had begun crossing the line from reporting into editorializing, citing a story in which a reporter called Governor Rendell “an apologist” for Housing Authority boss Carl Greene. Fox 29 news director Kingsley Smith defended what he called an increase in reporterly pushback at the station. But given Fox 29’s right-leaning parent company, some — including Mayor Nutter’s then-press secretary, Doug Oliver — wondered if it was just old-fashioned bias.

 Oh, my!  Fox decides to engage in some good, old-fashioned muck-raking journalism and their prime targets (Nutter, the DRPA, City Council) happen to be knee-deep in muck?  Imagine that!  Maybe if the media in Philly and THEIR left-leaning parent companies would stop giving Democrats in the Delaware Valley a free pass, we might see some actual "change" around here!

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Thursday, November 04, 2010

From the "How's the Weather on Your Planet" Files,....

The Obamessiah gets his ass handed to him by the loyal opposition and THIS is what he says in return??

While Obama was clearly humbled by Tuesday's devastating setback, he still struck a defiant tone at a White House press conference Wednesday.

"No one party will be able to dictate where we go from here," he said in a clear warning to Republicans that he won't simply bow to their demands for a sharply conservative switch in economic policy.

Oh,..OK. I get it. But it was fine when YOUR "one party," with a supermajority, saw fit to ram bailouts, spending sprees and Obamacare down our throats to dictate American policy???

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Wednesday, November 03, 2010


Yesterday's ass-kicking was brought to you by:

And a message to The Obamessiah, Nancy Pelosi, Howard Dean, George Soros and the MSM:

In re: the 2008 Hope and Change debacle and quoting Japanese Admiral Yamamoto:

"I fear all we have done is to awaken a sleeping giant and fill him with a terrible resolve.

2012 isn't that far away and we're not done brewing pots of HOT tea!

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