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iPhone4 vs….Well Anything Else

June 30th, 2010 by Kevin

Bottom line : The iPhone sucks…it\’s already behind everything else currently out there.  The first step to getting out of a cult is admitting you\’re in one.

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New Accurate GM Ad

May 20th, 2010 by Kevin

Someone accuratized* that lying annoying GM ad and replaced the words with much more accurate words.  Admittedly it\’s less likely to sell cars but you give enough money to Uncle Sam on April 15th, did you really need to give more to them in return for a car?

* Yeah, it\’s a new word, I just made it…deal with it.

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Flag Etiquette 101

May 7th, 2010 by Kevin

Much hub-bub has been made about the students that were sent home from school for wearing American flag clothing on Cinco De Mayo.  I\’m just as disgusted as everyone else, that this clear violation of their rights happened.

HOWEVER, my disgust is also tempered by the fact that the students themselves also did wrong.  The American flag deserves the utmost respect and dignity.  As such there are a variety of rules on it\’s display and care.  Everything from which side of a podium it should be displayed on, to how it hangs from a variety of different types of flag poles and in various settings to how it should be destroyed once it is no longer suitable for display.

But one of the most frequently violated tenets of flag protocol, is that the flag should never be WORN.  Please reference the Flag Code, Section 8d:

The flag should never be used as wearing apparel, bedding, or drapery. It should never be festooned, drawn back, nor up, in folds, but always allowed to fall free. Bunting of blue, white, and red, always arranged with the blue above, the white in the middle, and the red below, should be used for covering a speaker\’s desk, draping the front of the platform, and for decoration in general.

The idea being that the flag deserves the ultimate respect and should never be printed upon something designed to eventually be discarded.  It\’s is to be displayed in a place of honor, not worn as common cloth.

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Joey, You Ever Been In A Turkish Prison?

March 15th, 2010 by Kevin

The sad news today is that one of Minnesota\’s native sons Peter Graves has passed away.  In memory, I found a video of his scenes in one of my favorite movies, Airplane!

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Stupidity Loves Symmetry

January 18th, 2010 by Kevin

Good to know that the right isn\’t the only one blessed with insanely moronic self-important assholes that like to bloviate on manners that don\’t involve them….apparently the left has their own Pat Robertson, in the form of one Danny Glover.  Mr. Glover apparently believes that this earthquake was caused by climate change….which should come as a big surprise to people educated at a junior high level or greater, who understand how earthquakes work.

Even more amusing is that Mr. Glover gives credit to countries around the world that are helping out and lists Cuba as one of them.  Which as far as I\’ve heard, Cuba is unique in being the ONLY country in the western hemisphere which has NOT contributed to help.  But then Cuba is run by facist dickheads…who Glover is fans of, so I guess they get a pass.

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2010 Predictions

January 4th, 2010 by Kevin

My 2009 predictions came off pretty good so I think I\’ll take another shot at predictions for 2010.

  • Despite a steady flow of Democrat scandals, no Democrat elected official will resign or be even remotely punished for their actions (i.e. Senator Dodd, Senator Rangel, etc)
  • There will be a token effort to bring up immigration as an issue this session, but it will be quickly quashed by Democrat leadership
  • The recession will begin turning around in early fall, but unemployment will not rebound yet this year.
  • Price of gold begins to decline late in the year
  • Vikings will lose in the second round of the playoffs
  • Wild will lose in the first round of the playoffs
  • Despite claims of global warming activists, the world does not end in 2010.
  • Iran will undergo a minor failed revolt, that will ultimately fail to bring about the end of the current regime
  • Iraq will continue to stablize
  • Modest gains will be made in Afghanistan but it will continue to be a security problem
  • Corruption will continue to run rampant in Afghanistan
  • North Korea will continue it\’s middle-child attention seeking behavior
  • Despite more Al Qaeda leaders being killed, Bin Laden remains at large
  • All of Minnesota\’s US Representatives are re-elected
  • GOP endorsedGovernor candidate?  Pat Anderson
  • DFL endorsed Governor candidate?  Margaret Anderson-Kelliher
  • Party of next MN Governor? GOP
  • Republicans make huge gains in both the House and Senate
  • Majority in both House and Senate stays with the Democrats.
  • Ammunition prices begin to fall
  • The Second Amendment will be incorporated against the states

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Breathing : It\’s Your Choice

November 24th, 2009 by Kevin

Earlier this month, President Obama tried to put aside concerns that those that choose not to participate in the government\’s take over of health care would be subjected to fines and possibly prison terms.  It\’s a very real concern, as under the House bill you very well could do jail time for refusing to participate in the government\’s so-called \”public option\”.  President\’s Obama explanation for this? Well, about as competent as you\’d expect.

“What I think is appropriate is that in the same way that everybody has to get auto insurance and if you don\’t, you\’re subject to some penalty, that in this situation, if you have the ability to buy insurance, it\’s affordable and you choose not to do so, forcing you and me and everybody else to subsidize you, you know, there\’s a thousand dollar hidden tax that families all across America are — are burdened by because of the fact that people don\’t have health insurance, you know, there\’s nothing wrong with a penalty.”

It\’s a comparison that\’s easy to make, and it\’s easy because it\’s intellectually lazy (I thought only Bush did that) and ignores a not-so-subtle difference between the two.

With auto insurance you are required to have it if you own an automobile and intend to drive it on public roads.  If you only use public transportation, there is no requirement to buy auto insurance.  Or if you intend to only drive on private roads, say a dirt track in your backyard, you are similarly not required.  These all present a basic choice, if you want use public roads you have to agree to certain conditions.  Conditions such as speed limits, traffic laws and auto insurance.

Whereas health insurance is required if…well if you are breathing.  And while I suppose one has a choice on whether they do that, it\’s not much of a choice, what with death being the consequence.  Wow, when you really look at it, this whole public health insurance thing is just full of \”death panels\” isn\’t it?

For a President that is supposedly supposed to be super intelligent and certainly nothing like the supposed simpleton like Bush, making such a lazy and easily refuted justification for criminalizing your simple existence is just plain stupid.  Particularly when you consider that apparently the simple act of existing is more worthy of criminal prosecution than illegal aliens violating actual laws.

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In Less Than A Year, Obama Turned Us Into The French

November 3rd, 2009 by Kevin

Yesterday I slammed Obama for being so indecisive that even the French were fed up with him.  Well it turns out we\’re not just annoying to the French, we ARE the French.

The Palestinian leadership accused the US of caving in over Israeli settlements after Hillary Clinton, the Secretary of State, praised Israel for making concessions.

Having failed to force Binyamin Netanyahu, the Israeli Prime Minister, to meet US demands for a total settlement freeze, Mrs Clinton switched tack during a one-day visit to Jerusalem when she called on both sides to resume peace talks.

“What the Prime Minister has offered in specifics of a restraint on the policy of settlements . . . is unprecedented,” Mrs Clinton said.

She did not give details of the concessions but even under the Oslo peace talks in the 1990s Israel never halted the expansion of settlements. The first serious reversal came in 2005 when Ariel Sharon forced thousands to leave the Gaza Strip.

We demanded Israel stopped expanding it\’s settlements.  They told us to buzz off.  We backed up without ANY concessions. So we\’re not only retreating from our enemies now, we\’re also retreating from our allies???  Surrendering to everyone that gives us a stern look?  We\’ve become the French.

At this pace it really is only a matter of time before the USS New York is sunk by the Rainbow Warrior isn\’t it?

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Happy Halloween

October 29th, 2009 by Kevin


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Obama Nationalizes Cake Baking Industry

August 17th, 2009 by Kevin

In an attempt to have his cake and eat it too, Obama has nationalized the cake baking industry.  Ok maybe I made that up, but Obama certainly seems to want things both ways.  Whether it\’s naivety that he doesn\’t realize the disconnect, or else it\’s arrogance that he think he can have things both ways, it\’s become a pattern already.  Since he willfully continues it despite the presence of the internet, which has changed the game, I have to assume it\’s arrogance.  And his arrogance is appalling.

Stimulus was supposed to stimulate immediately, then it was supposed to stimulate in the long run. but then it was never supposed to stimulate, only stabilize.  Rushing bills through Congress are bad, until Obama has to do it.  First prepackaged news from the White House is bad, but Obama having his own television studio is okay.  Government officials should first be held to a high standard, but Obama\’s staff meets no standard at all.  First earmarks are bad, now earmarks are good.  Obama can lecture us about having to sacrifice, but he excesses beyond reasonable.  First he was a single-payer health care supporter, now he never was.  First they want people to spam others with White House propaganda, now they don\’t.

Virtually everything Obama says is eventually spun 180 degrees when it doesn\’t pan out for him or goes belly up entirely.  Not only does every Obama promise come with an expiration date, but it comes with a complete reversal.  Which would be bad enough, he\’s a politician after all, hardly an occupation known for it\’s reliability and integrity.  But with each reversal comes with a complete denial that it is a reversal, or that this hasn\’t been the position all along.  Again this would be a relatively minor demonstration of arrogance, except that this is the 21st century, we have the internet.  The internet, in addition to being the best porn distribution system that Al Gore ever designed, also make it easy to archive and track down virtually every thing that has ever been written down.  So now when a politician tries to claim a completely different position that he did last week, it\’s the height of arrogance to believe they can whitewash the public enough that they won\’t believe their own lying eyes.

This administration and it\’s liberal cronies have been labeled as having a culture of corruption, or a culture of incompetence.  I think most worrying is the culture of arrogance permeating everything this administration does.

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