Category Archives: military & politics

ohhh, myyy

What a delicious threefer. As President Obama arrives in Los Angeles for his $32,000 per plate fundraiser at the home of Shonda Rhimes this week, a local street artist is pointing out the irony of the producer of the hit TV show Scandal, a show about a Washington public relations firm that specializes in managing [...]

what government does

Damned if y’do, damned if y’don’t. A Southern California couple who scaled back watering their lawn amid the state’s drought received a warning from the suburb where they live that they might be fined for creating an eyesore – despite emergency statewide orders to conserve. [The Glendora, CA couple] said on Thursday they received a [...]

racism of the Left

Buuut you already knew this: [A]merican liberals — once among the strongest supporters of Israel — began opposing the Jewish state when they started viewing modern political struggles as being rooted in battles between racial and ethnic groups. … [T]his worldview now dominates liberals’ ideology, replacing the class-based and poverty focus that was once predominantly [...]

How do you know when …

… Obama’s in serious trouble? Yep, they’ll lead with the Race Card then play the ol’ Impeachment-Insurance Card. (What? Hey, it works.) Note: even CNN identified the logical contradiction Here’s the video, for you Breitbart-impaired.

because fuqueue, Congress, that’s why

So sue me. Here’s part of the stink. The White House said Tuesday night that it would refuse to allow its director of political strategy to testify Wednesday before a Republican-led House committee investigating whether the administration had illegally conducted political activity in the West Wing. In a letter to Representative Darrell Issa, the chairman [...]

today’s current events cultural ref

~ vid ~ ~ vid ~ Allllsooo, when you view the lead-in to the first video, what do you encounter? Right, a total. friggin’. logical contradiction*. (What? An updated ending for Animal House? *snick*) _________ * Previously on KisP

the other foot

“How we treat those in need, particularly young people who must appear in immigration proceedings, many of whom are fleeing violence, persecution, abuse or trafficking – goes to the core of who we are as a nation,” Holder said while detailing his program to provide 100 lawyers and paralegals for the minors. And yet it [...]

mindless

They can’t do that to our people. Only we can do that to our people.* A powerful government workers’ union will end its support for the United Negro College Fund after the group accepted $25 million from the conservative powerhouse Koch brothers and the college fund’s president appeared at a Koch event. [AFSCME] said it [...]

hit ‘em where they live

I posted an earlier comment with a quotation from this video, before I watched the video. Well, I finally watched that video; and so should you. ~ vid ~You’re welcome. ________ Story & transcript

eightball

It’s not a crisis when things are going as planned and you’re an arrogant putz ~ ROLLOVER ~ … and a disingenuous arrogant putz, at that If by “here” you mean knockin’ balls around with sticks on green surfaces, then yeah Heck, even Democrats won’t be seen with him while campaigning, and some are gettin’ [...]

Oh, no, he di-in’t

Oh, yes, he di-iiiid. (Geezus, this jackass is suuuch a putz) ~ vid ~ “The one thing we are going to do during this work period, sooner rather than later, is to ensure that women’s lives are not determined by virtue of five white men.” — Harry Reid No wonder the Senate is dysfunctional. Clearly, [...]

This ain’t gonna end well

As illegal immigrants continue to spill across the U.S.-Mexico border, federal authorities are attempting to relocate the migrants from South Texas to housing facilities in states across the nation. One such facility is located in Murrieta, California, where a large group of protesters recently blocked a bus full of migrants from arriving. The protesters remain [...]

today’s sage advice

Just because you can doesn’t mean you should. Save it for when it’s really necessary, m’kay?See post below. As a NC CCH instructor, I have a serious problem with unnecessary* open-carry of rifles & shotguns. I mean, how the sam hill am I supposed to know friend from foe? Most concealed-carry folks, including me, are [...]

el-Kaabong*

Happy Ramadan [An] ISIS member … said that they would destroy the Kaaba in Mecca: “If Allah wills, we will kill those who worship stones in Mecca and destroy the Kaaba. People go to Mecca to touch the stones**, not for Allah.” [story] Okay, grain of salt time.*** Look, I understand the chest-thumping psych-out value [...]

no class*

~ Stilton’s original ver. ~ Students at the University of Nevada-Las Vegas are asking the former secretary of state to return the speaking fee she is set to collect when she appears at a university fundraiser in October. … The university is paying Clinton $225,000 for the appearance ….[story] _______ Dick (Howzat for a quick [...]

Prog Canon (today’s reading: assist to ashes, do US to dust)

“[Pelosi] … urged America to see this [immigration debacle] as not a crisis but an opportunity …. [more] You never let a serious crisis go to waste. And what I mean by that it’s an opportunity to do things you think you could not do before. — Rahm Emanuel The strategy of forcing political change [...]

yes, yes it is

U.S. President Barack Obama mocked Republican lawmakers’ plan to file a lawsuit against him for using his executive authority to make policy, saying Congress had forced his hand by failing to take action. “The suit is a stunt,” Obama said…. [more] Almost literally: ~ screenshot ~

you had one job …

If you thought the fiasco engulfing Veterans Affairs (VA) couldn’t get any worse, you were wrong. It seems that VA hospitals spent around $420 million dollars on solar panels and windmills, while veterans languished on appointment waiting lists. Some have died as a result … [more] The next jackass who tells me that enlightened, expert [...]

100 years ago today

The 20thC slaughter in Europe* begins** __________ * That, you know, sophisticated and enlightened place ** i.e. accelerates, in historical terms

your afternoon facepalm

Can’t make this stuff up: Back in March 2014, a Mississippi concealed weapons permit holder walked into Keith’s Superstore. As he began shopping, he noticed 29 year-old … begin stabbing the store[']s manager. The concealed weapons permit holder drew his weapon, stopped the assault immediately, and held Williams at gunpoint until the police arrived. The [...]