Saturday, July 9, 2011

Sellebrity Saturday: Wilco Sells Out

Reflecting on the times I have either gotten tongue-tied or angry when discussing a subject, I realize there is a common denominator. They were all times when I could counter a statement with a dozen or two worthy counterpoints but I could not decide which argument to use. Those are the times I lost my cool and shouted or insulted my friendly adversery. At other times, I just stammered.

Wilco supporting Obama is just plain WRONG. It is wrong for dozens of reasons. Dozens. Dozens. Dozens.

Where do we begin?

1. Wilco, the artists with supreme integrity, pledge their support to the sleaziest politician this country has ever seen.

2. Wilco, the artists with supreme integrity, pledge their support to the cheesiest politician this country has ever seen.

What is more offensive about Obama? The sleeze or the cheese? We can discuss that for a long time but what is worse is that Obama's supporters willingly put on blinders to block out evidence of sleaze and cheese. Yes, that is more disturbing.

3. Wilco, the artists with supreme integrity, pledge their support to a sleazy and cheesy politician about whom they know very little.

Oh, they got to chat with their leader, did they? Did their messiah tell them who financed his education and to whom he might forever be indebted? Hint: He apparently lied about taking out college loans. Did the chosen one tell these perceptive artists extraordinare, these lofty, exalted artists, did they discuss what their cult leader studied at Columbia? Did they ask the embodiment of hope and change if he ever took a single solitary economics class? Did they ask their fellow celebrity what sort of papers he wrote? No! These are perceptive, distinguished artists with truckloads of integrity. They grokked Barack Obama's divine essence through chit chat. Oh to command such powers of perception!

4. Wilco, the artists with supreme integrity, pledge their support to the most authoritarian president since Richard Nixon.

Imagine Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young vintage 1972 endorsing Richard Nixon. Their careers would be instantly terminated. Not because Nixon was not sufficiently leftist--he imposed wage and price controls, he opened the door to Mao, he would ultimately abandon Southeast Asia at the price of millions of lives in Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia, he destroyed America's chemical and biological weapons, he inflicted us with the EPA, etc., etc., etc. He is probably the most leftist president this country has ever seen. Nixon was rightly viewed with suspicion because he was radically authoritarian. Obama is the most authoritarian president since RN and there seems to be no stigma whatsoever for leading cheers for the exulted one.

5. Wilco, the artists with supreme integrity, pledge their support to the masters of mind contol.

No, I am not saying Obama is a master of mind control. In fact, I think time will expose him as a bit of a dim bulb. But his handlers were able to shepherd the human driftwood Eric Hoffer identified as "true believers." Would we hold The Velvet Underground in high regard if they had shilled for Jim Jones? Would we hold Nirvana in high esteem had they sung the praises for David Koresh? I think not.

6. Wilco, the artists with supreme integrity, might as well cut out the middle man and conduct fundraisers for Goldman Sachs.

Or SEIU. Or General Electric for that matter. GE might be the most blatant quid pro quo relationship. In return for billions in government contracts, the non-paymnent of corporate taxes and preferential regulation (light bulbs) General Electric serves up a media conglomerate devoted to 24/7 Obama support and 24/7 slandering of his political rivals.

Would Wilco fans continue to pat themselves on the back and tell themselves how noble and enlightened they happen to be if their boys did fundraisers for Citigroup ($701,290 donated to Obama in 2008)? I don't know but they tell me reefer is a LOT stronger than it used to be. Maybe that explains Wilco fans.

Wilco leading cheers for the chosen one. This is a subject we can return to over and over and over. And we will.


Friday, July 8, 2011

Frivolous Friday: Not Quite A Celebrity But Every Bit As Frivolous


Thursday, July 7, 2011

Retro Thursday: Obama's Amazing, Astounding, Remarkable Fainting Women

This was originally posted December 8, 2011. There was a time when this sort of antic would disqualify a person from public office. In 2008 it was met with indifference and at times, admiration. He's so clever!

In fairness, the fainting lady never came forward. We don't have indisputable proof that the candidate in question staged these shenanigans but we know that the fainting stopped once the blogosphere examined this subject.

While this side show has many disturbing facets (Extreme dishonesty, media indifference, voter indifference, voter gullibility to name a few) it is a harbinger of the most deceptive and least transparent administration since Nixon took up residence at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. Actually when all is said and done, Nixon might look honest by comparison.


Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Wild Card Wednesday: Health Care Redux

I believe the 2700 page monstrosiity will be repealed, if not overturned by the Supreme Court. But our evil overlords are hoping to wait us out in hopes that we lose focus. According to Rasmussen, that has not happened yet.

Whereas the following video offers five excellent arguments against this Obomination, I can offer three better arguments:

1. It is 2700 pages long.
2. It is absurdly complicated and confusing even for lawyers and academics. That might be by design so that lawyers get lots more business in the coming decades.
3. The people who voted on it did not read it. Sad but true.


Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Twofer Tuesday: Remember David Walker?



Monday, July 4, 2011

Media Monday: 61 % Still Angry At biased Media

Most voters are still angry at the media, but they’re less convinced that the majority of reporters are biased in favor of President Obama.

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 61% of Likely U.S. Voters are at least somewhat angry at the media, with 26% who are Very Angry. Thirty-six percent (36%) don’t share that anger, including 13% who are Not At All Angry at the media. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

This is only slightly less anger than voters expressed in June of last year as the midterm election season was heating up. It’s down a bit, too, from the 69% who express anger at the current policies of the federal government.

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Sunday, July 3, 2011

Sunday Worship: How America Became Jonestown Part 4

Why do people pay good money to get frightened by fictitous vampires when real life zombies are a million times more frightening? (And they are everywhere too!)