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Posted on: November 5, 2008 8:31 am
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The Death of Aunt Fillamina Buster

My mean old Auntie Fillie Buster has died.  She was a crusty old lady who could stop a discussion cold with a steely stare.  She could impose her will on the family without so much as a peep of descent.  This wouldn't have been so bad if we ALL agreed with her but she tended to be a pretty far left thinker and took no pleasure in listening to other's points of view.

For those who cannot see through my prose.  I am speaking of the one great victory for America last night.  The Democrats were unable to secure the fillibuster proof majority they sought in the Senate.  This is huge otherwise there would have been no checks and balances on this Congress or Administration what so ever.  And given their somewhat radical tendencies to the left I believe this was an imperative.

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A final thought that really pissed me off as an American.  I wonder if I was the only one who picked up on it.  When it became apparent that Obama would win, the talking heads of the networks began to wonder out loud what kind of president he would be.  They began to make statements like:  Well, we don't really know where he stands on this issue or that issue and on and on. 

Wasn't that your job Media folks?  To find out by asking questions? 

The media is Dead along with Auntie Fillie Buster.

The fourth estate, guaranteed by the first amendment protecting free speech, failed to do its job through the primary season and throughout the election season. 

Most media outlets are bleeding cash, print media stock prices are one-fifth of their price a couple of years ago.  A correlation there?  I think so.

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Peace.

 

Posted on: June 17, 2008 4:01 pm
 

Ray Gunisms -

Ronald Reagan - Gotta love him even if you dislike him.  Great sayings....

'Here's my strategy on the Cold War: We win, they lose.'
  
'The most terrifying words in the English language are: I'm from the government and I'm here to help.'
 
'The trouble with our liberal friends is not that they're ignorant; it's just that they know so much that isn't so'
 
'Of the four wars in my lifetime, none came about because the U.S. was too strong.'
 
'I have wondered at times about what the Ten Commandments would have looked like if Moses had run them through the U.S. Congress.'
 
'The taxpayer: That's someone who works for the federal government but doesn't have to take the civil service examination.'
 
'Government is like a baby: An alimentary canal with a big appetite at one end and no sense of responsibility at the other.'

'The nearest thing to eternal life we will ever see on this earth is a government program.'

'It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.'

 'Government's view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it.’

'Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed, there are many rewards; if you disgrace yourself, you can always write a book'
 
'No arsenal, or no weapon in the arsenals of the world, is as formidable as the will and moral courage of free men and women.'
 
'If we ever forget that we're one nation under God , then we will be a nation gone under.'
- Ronald Reagan
 
 
 
 
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