Tuesday, April 20, 2010

When the "Stars" Align...It's Fun !

Without even being "pressed", there are two things we will admit we are absolutely obsessed about:

(1) People who spout off about history when they do not know what they are talking about.

(2) The "Old" dinosaur media slickers who include a pinko, left wing bleeding heart poison pill in every "news" presentation and it morphs into gaffe.

When there occurs a nexus between these breathtaking events, there are all kinds of explosions. Eyes become virtual eggs (though ours are disabled); a huge burst of guffaws emerges from the belly, and the heart bursts with "Gotcha" Gratitude to the Deity of Justice.

On Tuesday, perusing one of our favorite Internet Blog sites, Publius Forum, (http://tinyurl.com/y3jl5nn) we came across a story about the great old newspaper, The Boston Herald, pulling a boner that amounted to actually, soiling its own nest.

They were re-enacting the Battle of Lexington, where the militia, armed with guns largely held together with baling wire, defeated British "Red Coat" regulars, with "the shot heard 'round the world".

Except it wasn't.

That shot, was fired in the Battle of Concord, where Ralph Waldo Emerson later lived and wrote those words for a memorial re-enactment of THAT battle.

Only way it could have been more delicious is if it had been the NYSlimes-owned paper, the Globe, that fouled the neighborhood.

Even more terrible was the Uh-Oh by Cokie Roberts, well known left liberal interviwer, and daughter of two extremely powerful and savvy Democrat Congresscritters, Hale Bogga andhis widow, Lindy Boggs . Cokie is also the wife of a very bright news correpondent, Steve Roberts who was with her....

When she likened the internment of Japanese in California prison camps following the Pearl Harbor attack December 7, 1941 to the worst of immigrant treatment horrors.

But the TRUTH IS, y' see, all those internees were United States citizens...Nisei, as they called themselves. Many of them fought for the USA in Europe. We know this because we were 16 then and glued to the Philco.

One wishes to have been there at Concord, too. Or Breed's Hill. Or, yes !even better, Yorktown !

Ignorance is so sad in all our elitist "betterrs". It's a shame to giggle.

Monday, April 19, 2010

Bubba & the Brain-Dead

On the day Pew, the most respected, unbiased and traditionally accurate public opinion survey of the American people reports that 80 percent of us distrust our government completely,( http://tinyurl.com/yyalpbq) ex-president Bill Clinton says dissent is "as threatening as the OKC bombing.

And a national newsmagazine with plummeting circulation and very few pages (TIME) calls Sara Palin and Tea Partiers "seditious".

The feeling here is that both Bubba and the rag are, at worst, dissembling and venal and at best, irrelevant.

The word "sedition" in the OED, is defined as more "separate" or "severed-from", and if 80% of Americans are disaffected from
"the Gubmint", then they just do not share in the Beltway Conventional Wisdom.

Since there has been a book published, "The Third Terrorist", by an NBC investigative reporter that documents the presence of one Hussein abd Hussaini, one of Saddam's Republican Guards embedded in America, in the Ryder truck with Timothy McVeigh, I cannot understand Clinton's eagerness to bring THAT up.

It may be that these clueless left-wing ideologues read nothing but the NY Times and WaPo and are so uninformed they do not understand that the Tea Party folks ARE AMERICA.

They have certainly forgotten that their demigod Thomas Jefferson campaigned on a platform that claimed "The Tree of Liberty must be frequently fertilized with the blood of free patriots..."

Irrelevance can become a self-indulgence...a soft futon, say.

But when lying malice morphs into blind idee-fixe accompanied by echolalia, aren't the men in white coats in order ?