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Armed guards in every school! Video surveillance of every corner!

Every email open to federal eyes!
Every website visited stored for future access!
OnStar spying on every conversation in your car!
Every cell talk and text recorded!

Only this way can we be safe!

Oh, and we all conceal carry, too.


Bull + Shit = this line of thinking.
Posted by ChairmanAgnostic | Mon Dec 17, 2012, 12:08 PM (17 replies)

The beginning of the end? Sandi Jackson (wife of Jesse Junior) under attack

She resides in Washington DC, in a stylish home she and her husband lived in before his resignation and possible prosecution.
On some occasions, she would travel back to Chicago, where she had another job, Alderman of the 7th Ward, a war torn, bloody, and dangerous part of the city.

In one week, 38 serious crimes, including many instances of armed robbery took place (Dec 4-Dec 11, 2012). It is understandable why Sandi would prefer to live in a posh mansion in DC, rather than toil in a virtual urban war zone.

There's a new group in town. "SackSandi" After she missed a critical budget meeting a vote, after numerous absences (she has the highest absentee rate in the Council), and after her constituents always find her "away" and "unavailable," it finally came out that Sandi missed 90% of her committee meetings in 2012. Many of these were BEFORE Junior's "health issues." The group is seeking to force her out (allowing her to live her life of luxury in DC) and to replace her with a local resident - a surprising request, given her many absences.

SackSandi is getting a lot of local attention, and a growing amount of support. While Junior was able to coast on his dad's coat tails, Sandi's election was based solely on her last name. Despite having a great job handed to her, she has been considered far more aloof (translation - better then the people she was elected to represent) and arrogant. Unfortunately for SackSandi and the people of the 7th ward, there is no removal process that applies to the city council. Hell, some aldercritters ran their re-election campaigns from prison - AND WON! Being indicted for mafia ties never stopped some former aldercritters from keeping their offices as long as they wanted.

What is interesting is that her appalling attendance record is finally making the news. People are getting tired of the open gang wars on the southside, especially in places in and around the 7th Ward. having an aldercritter who is constantly MIA doesn't help. Watch for the chorus to have her resign or to be removed to continue to grow.

Posted by ChairmanAgnostic | Fri Dec 14, 2012, 11:36 AM (5 replies)

Ghouliani: we don't toss candidates who lost. The GOP never does that.

Anderson Cooper: but today plenty are trashing mitt.
Ghouliani: yeah but that's just today.


. . .


And what of W?
Posted by ChairmanAgnostic | Wed Nov 7, 2012, 10:44 PM (8 replies)

CNN: Apollo 13 capsule lands in Pacific, crew recovered. Chance of moon landing still good.

Posted by ChairmanAgnostic | Mon Oct 29, 2012, 06:05 PM (8 replies)

How long til Rush blames Romney's loss on Sandy? And,

how long til he blames Sandy on Obama?

Posted by ChairmanAgnostic | Sat Oct 27, 2012, 12:40 PM (0 replies)

WSJ on Romney: we don't silence fools.

Oops. Sorry. That was WSJ on his criticism of the consulate press release over the Innocence of Muslims, not just about Romney.

Never mind.
Posted by ChairmanAgnostic | Sun Sep 23, 2012, 04:23 AM (3 replies)

RMoney was supposed to appear on Neil Cavuto at 4pm EST. Anyone see him?

I blocked Faux from my cable so I cannot watch even if I wanted to. (and I deliberately forgot the unlock code).
Posted by ChairmanAgnostic | Tue Sep 18, 2012, 05:02 PM (5 replies)

Morning Jo is such an asshole.

Although he did admit that the twit is doing himself no favors.

But his treatment of senator Conrad is just rude.
Posted by ChairmanAgnostic | Tue Sep 18, 2012, 07:30 AM (10 replies)

I think reports of discord within Romney's camp is disinformation

First of all, I have to admit that if they were true, the many reports (Think Progress, Politico, Huff&PuffPo, NYT) suggesting that there be discord within the highest leaches within Team Romney would be pleasing, amusing, and energizing.

But I cannot believe it. The unemployment rate is high, and ever so slightly decreasing. Gas prices are high, and ever so slightly decreasing, now that all reformulations for Winter are complete. Food prices will be high, given this one in a century drought. People are hurting, the jobs market sucks, and companies are hoarding trillions, without hiring new workers. If it were the fault of Obama, he would be 20-30 points down. Instead, people rightfully blame the person who destroyed our economy, our military, and our reputation globally, one George W. Bush.

I cannot believe that Romney, a guy who has run for this office for six straight years, could concoct a lame, ridiculed, and laughable convention. I would have expected it to be ship shape, tightly organized, and convincing as any Reagan promo piece.

I cannot believe that Romney, a guy who has so many contacts with former US jobs abroad, given that he sent them there, would blow such a lay-up of foreign meat 'n great, to England, to Poland, and to Israel (where is classmate is now Prime Minister). It has to be a set up job, pretending to be inept, incapable, tone-deaf, and insulting to his several hosts.

I cannot believe that a guy who has run for this office for 6 years, didn't figure out a way to clean up his taxes, to deal with his foreign investments in the Caymens and the Swiss banks. I cannot believe that he didn't plan out, to the most incredible detail and degree, proposed tax, regulatory, and spending plans, with information sheets, press briefings, and detailed, factual arguments to support his candidacy.

I cannot believe that a guy who has strived for the presidency for 6 long years, did not spend any time considering which VP nominee would offer him the best benefit across the nation, making a natural match, and exciting the base!

Could it be that Romney is deliberately making like an idiot, attempting to make Obama and his team overconfident, lazy, and smug? COuld this all be a master plan, intending to spring some October surprise on the unsuspecting US voting population, and snatching victory out of the jaws of certain defeat?

Or his is truly such a walking cluster fuck that nothing he does or says can convince people to vote for him.

Posted by ChairmanAgnostic | Mon Sep 17, 2012, 03:18 PM (40 replies)

Vin Weber - the perfect Romney spokesman

I just watched Weber try to explain the Romney faux pas yesterday.

The summary? It was an apology, (from the embassy) it didn't work, therefore it was proper for Romney to attack Obama.

For those who don't know Weber, or tried their damnedest to forget about him, he was a pre-Bachmann entity from Minnesota. He was called either the most conservative, or most ridiculous congresscritter on more than one occasion.

He's a flag-burning member of PNAC, the neocon group which wants to nuke the Middle East into a glassy plain (except for israel), and was a staunch opponent of women's rights.

Serving as Romney's economic advise makes perfect sense. After all, Weber was one of the several Congresscritters who routinely bounced checks on the House Bank (a convenience that allowed congressmen grab some cash at odd hours). more than 100 checks totaling many thousands were kited by Weber, leading to his ouster from the House.

If Romney can promote himself as a business guru, after destroying jobs, companies, and livelihoods, then Weber is the perfect economic advisor for him.
Posted by ChairmanAgnostic | Thu Sep 13, 2012, 01:39 PM (4 replies)
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