Thursday, April 29, 2010

The old "shuck and jive"...

Shuckin' and jivin' (or shucking and jiving) is a slang term primarily used by African Americans. It refers to the speech and behavioral mechanisms adopted in the presence of an authoritative figure [1]. Shuckin' and jivin' usually involves clever lies and impromptu storytelling, used to one-up an opponent or avoid punishment [2]. Such behavior is believed to have originated in the era of slavery [3].

I'm going to use shuck and jive in the Hazzard County dialect tonight.

Shuck #1

The health care reform won't cover illegal aliens.

Jive #1

Illegal aliens were already "covered" by the federal law prohibiting hospitals from turning anyone in need of care away.

Jive #1 addendum

The US taxpayer was already footing the bill for the illegal alien taking advantage of Jive #1.

Jive #2 for shuck #1

The health care reform covers all citizens of the US. The amnesty is coming. See Shuck #1 and refer again to jive #2 of shuck #1.

Shuck #2

George Bush was a loser. He is the reason people died during Katrina for his lack of response.

Jive #1 for Shuck #2

It took George Bush about 5 days to organize a task force for Katrina relief. The oil rig explosion happened eleven days ago today. What has O done? Since the libs have held Bush accountable for all of the lives lost in NO, I'll personally hold O responsible for all of the marine life that floats to the top, well, just under the oil.

Shuck #3

The AZ "illegal immigrant" law is unconstitutional, unjust, unfair, will cause more prejudice, harassment and profiling.

Jive#1 for Shuck #3

"The Law" is nearly verbatim of the US constitution. AZ passed the law to unshuck the schmucks in DC. Since the feds don't do it, the state will, and should, and will. Good for them. When will the rest of the states follow?

Shuck #4

Government oversight is good.

Jive #1 for Shuck #4

Huh? What have they ever done correctly, efficiently, in a timely manner, and without driving us deeper into debt?

Conservative Victory: Defeating Obama's Radical Agenda

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

The Almighty Representative Republic...

Ben and the boys had the right idea. No one wants to spend the hours after work and before bed voting on every little issue that may arise. We don't care whether or not March will be the month to celebrate Elvis and James Dean, we'd probably all vote for a day to pay tribute to those of us who made extreme sacrifices for our country, but, wouldn't we all like a say in things that aren't so mundane? Who wants to vote on health care? I say, scrap it, I didn't vote, you didn't vote, let's do it again and have a website so everyone in the USA can have their vote count. Now next is amnesty I suppose. Once again, let me vote on that, it affects us all. (interesting side note: they told us the Health Care wouldn't cover illegals, but with amnesty... you get the point) I have a feeling that the Representative Republic, our unique form of quasi-democracy here is failing us. We're a few short years from representing our republic into a dictatorship. Let's start not doing that NOW! Rome wasn't built in a day, but it didn't take as long to destroy as to build.


PS-I wonder how many people in our country know that we're not a "democracy"
Liberalism is a Mental Disorder: Savage Solutions

Friday, April 23, 2010

I'll try falling off again...

Arguing with Idiots: How to Stop Small Minds and Big Government

My wife asked me tonight if "they" thought we just fell off the turnip truck. I replied that, well, I do like turnips. She replied that she likes dirt, so maybe we did. To quote a quote of Napolitano.... "The numbers indeed show the border itself is more under control than it has ever been. Are we at zero? No. But have we deployed resources in …. smart and strategic way to get those numbers down? Absolutely." I must have fallen off the turnip truck. Smart and strategic to me isn't destroying our economy and making all people living in the USA, illegals and naturals alike, think Mexico, with it's gang drug violence, more appealing. If I were a Mexican illegal, and I couldn't find a job here, I'd go home. Home is at least where my family is. I'm going back on the turnip truck, maybe it will take me home (or better yet, Arizona =)

Is it any wonder the PI employs only people not able to climb on the turnip truck to fall off?


Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Too Big to FAIL

I've talked to Him. He agrees with me. Too big to fail doesn't exist. That's a reassuring conversation I had. That means that although banks and insurance companies have been deemed to big to fail, PI isn't. That is the only bright side to the Obama administration I see. Can you imagine if a higher power decides that PI is too big to fail? That would be the end of the end of the end of stuff everywhere. The country that has led the world in technology, innovation, economy, and nearly everything you can dream of for over a hundred years can fail. The people that live in that(this) country can and have elected people that can and will make it fail. The good thing is, that, this too shall pass. That's why we re-elect or elect anew. Come November I have a feeling we'll do the latter. If we don't, I suppose we'll fail harder. Either way, failure has a way of starting new things. If the failure didn't work, something new and innovative might. Let's be innovative. Let's elect people with a different, exciting new way to govern. Let's get rid of PI so the almighty Constitution can rule the land again. Vote libertarian or constitutionalist or anything but republican, democrat or Nader this year.


PS- I thought of a new bumper sticker

"The only Union I approve of is Militia"

PPS- For those of you who don't follow (most of you), check the previous blog for a "PI" explanation.

Tuesday, April 13, 2010

If it's free* it's not for me!

The forthcoming PI^ control of student loans is an exciting happening. Soon, higher education will be free*. That's something many people have been waiting for, for centuries. Who can argue with free* education? Healthcare will most likely follow the same path and be free*. Who can afford the rising costs of healthcare and education these days anyway? Free* is much better. Soon, all members of our society will have an equal opportunity to wait in lines, get subpar healthcare, and mediocre education. That is something that we've all been waiting to wait for. Taking student loan servicing away from private banks is a smart move. They are all just on the verge of theoretical collapse. I'm glad that my student loans will be serviced by the most inept organization on the planet. Aren't you? I wonder if my student loans, when the time comes, will be written off and become free*? The part that concerns me is that the people who have been waiting for free* are the same people that are either: A-already getting it for free(no asterisk) or B- Socialist at best

If someone you don't know offers you something for free* it ain't free(no asterisk).

*not free, taxes or "catches" will inevitably make it more expensive than the service or product previously existed

^- From now on I will only refer to the government as PI. (Pinnacle of Ineptitude)