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Word for the Day - Lugubrious
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Posted on 06/29/2012 5:44:33 AM PDT by tioga


In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of “Word for the Day”.

Lugubrious

Adjective

    Mournful, dismal, or gloomy, especially to an exaggerated or ludicrous degree.

lugubriously, adverb

lugubriousness, noun

[From Latin lgubris, from lgre, to mourn.]


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Read the "how wonderful Roberts is" articles. Still lugubrious to me. Not seeing it. Won't even bother to link to one.
1 posted on 06/29/2012 5:44:37 AM PDT by tioga
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To: tioga

IBTP


2 posted on 06/29/2012 5:45:58 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: xsmommy; secret garden; VRWCmember; Slip18; SoothingDave; Gabz; Texan5; NicknamedBob; ...

blah, blah.....days till we throw the bum out...blah...

Yea, make me laugh today, I need one.


3 posted on 06/29/2012 5:45:58 AM PDT by tioga ( ABO: Anybody. But. Obama. Coming in November, 2012.)
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To: tioga

Lugubrious faces surround me since yesterday’s ObamaCare dicision.


4 posted on 06/29/2012 5:46:46 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: tioga

You know, I was thinking about that new Velveeta Queso Blanco.

This has to be the first time in history that someone has made something more ethnic by making it whiter.


5 posted on 06/29/2012 5:48:08 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: SoothingDave

I was going to call you an early bird, but then I remembered I overslept. It is a bright and sunny morning today. Starting to distract me from my misery.


6 posted on 06/29/2012 5:48:27 AM PDT by tioga ( ABO: Anybody. But. Obama. Coming in November, 2012.)
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To: tioga

So a baloney sandwich walks into a bar. The bartender immediately yells at him, while jerking a thumb over his back towards a sign on the wall: “Hey - can’t you read??? We don’t serve food here!”


7 posted on 06/29/2012 5:54:20 AM PDT by Hegewisch Dupa
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To: tioga

“Bright and sunny” is one way to put it. It was 80 degrees by 8 o’clock. Yesterday was 95. Today won’t be as hot, but it will be more humid, so it’s going to be a good day to work inside.


8 posted on 06/29/2012 5:54:26 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: tioga
Could yesterday's decision that causes so much lugubrious reaction be the result of anti-seizure medication? Maybe Roberts should retire after we retire the Communist in the White House.
9 posted on 06/29/2012 5:57:06 AM PDT by NeoCaveman ("If I had a son he'd look like B.O.'s lunch" - Rin Tin Tin)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

I’m sorry, I will try to lighten up. A+++


10 posted on 06/29/2012 5:59:25 AM PDT by tioga ( ABO: Anybody. But. Obama. Coming in November, 2012.)
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To: SoothingDave

Velveeta? What’s that? Haven’t bought that in years.


11 posted on 06/29/2012 6:00:49 AM PDT by tioga ( ABO: Anybody. But. Obama. Coming in November, 2012.)
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To: NeoCaveman

His befuddled mind fell prey to the liberals? That’s a theory. I say the man is a pompous traitor to rule like that. A+++


12 posted on 06/29/2012 6:05:02 AM PDT by tioga ( ABO: Anybody. But. Obama. Coming in November, 2012.)
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To: tioga
Lugubrious

When the lugubrious meets the loquacious, the mournful joins the mouthy, you can be sure Lugy Beer is the house favorite! You just can't keep a good beer down.

13 posted on 06/29/2012 6:06:50 AM PDT by count-your-change (You don't have to be brilliant, not being stupid is enough.)
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To: tioga

I think he’s blackmailed but I wanted to give him the health out instead of speculating that he might be living on the down low.


14 posted on 06/29/2012 6:07:07 AM PDT by NeoCaveman ("If I had a son he'd look like B.O.'s lunch" - Rin Tin Tin)
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To: tioga
The last time I recall being this lugubrious was 9/11/01. 6/28/12 will go down as an equally disastrous day for our great Nation! 



Genuflectimus non ad principem sed ad Principem Pacis!

Listen, O isles, unto me; and hearken, ye people, from far; The LORD hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name. (Isaiah 49:1 KJV)

15 posted on 06/29/2012 6:17:03 AM PDT by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: tioga
Valveeta was first used as caulking for submarine windows but then it was discovered that Valveeta would hide the taste of all most any real food like hot dogs.

Thankfully it can be eaten right from the jar.

16 posted on 06/29/2012 6:17:21 AM PDT by count-your-change (You don't have to be brilliant, not being stupid is enough.)
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To: Hegewisch Dupa

You are Adorbs.


17 posted on 06/29/2012 6:22:33 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: NeoCaveman

The Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States does not ALLOW himself to be blackmailed. Epic fail on his part if that is the case. I would spit on him, if so. If his mind is so impaired from medication, he needs to retire. I still spit on him for that.


18 posted on 06/29/2012 6:25:18 AM PDT by tioga ( ABO: Anybody. But. Obama. Coming in November, 2012.)
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To: Hegewisch Dupa

Ok, I smiled a little.


19 posted on 06/29/2012 6:26:20 AM PDT by tioga ( ABO: Anybody. But. Obama. Coming in November, 2012.)
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To: tioga

It’s not just you — it’s everybody. But, I offer this AM’s parody video from the Heartland (from Fox & Friends)to lighten your mood: http://news.discovery.com/human/discovery-news-gotta-see-videos-120628.htmld

If these young farmers are anything like the ones around here, they’ll be voting Republican in November.

The 3 brothers are from Kansas and this film was shot by their 11 year old sister. I predict that they will be inundated with notes and Tweets from girls all ver the country.

In shirts and ties, they were handsome, humble, and charming on this morning’s show.


20 posted on 06/29/2012 6:26:30 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: NeoCaveman

My daughter takes anti-seizure medication. That decision has nothing to do with those meds and it’s beyond low if anyone is trying to make it out to be so. Seizures and those taking meds for them are relatively common.


21 posted on 06/29/2012 6:26:55 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: NeoCaveman
Oh ok Michael savage. nuff said. Pond scum.
22 posted on 06/29/2012 6:32:12 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: tioga
Look, The Commerce Clause was a BFD.

Handing Obama the largest tax ever, was a BFD

Taking SCOTUS off the table as an election issue, was a BFD.

Handing Romney a Rallying cry was a BFD.

And, telling the mushy middle that, IF you vote for liberals YOU WILL GET TAXED, was a Huge F*ng Deal.

I think Krauthammer got it right.

And for all his preening and hectoring, you cant tell me Roberts did not do this with a smile on his face.

It's near impossible to not see this as a giant middle finger to the Won.

23 posted on 06/29/2012 6:33:05 AM PDT by hobbes1 (Hobbes1TheOmniscient® "St.Sarah, the1Tru Conservative that REFUSES to unite us and Save America"you)
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To: hobbes1
It's near impossible to not see this as a giant middle finger to the Won.

I would rather have seen his other middle finger from killing the law outright.

If you think you are lugubrious today, just wait until your doctor tells you that there's nothing he can do to save your life and by "can" he means "permitted by the medical care equalization board".

24 posted on 06/29/2012 6:41:07 AM PDT by KarlInOhio (You only have three billion heartbeats in a lifetime.How many does the government claim as its own?)
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To: hobbes1

Healthcare premium subsidies. People are eligible up to 4 times the poverty line. Putting the middle class on welfare to guarantee a permanent leftist government that is a BFD.

That Progressive family from Connecticut screwed us again with Souter 2.0


25 posted on 06/29/2012 6:41:23 AM PDT by NeoCaveman ("If I had a son he'd look like B.O.'s lunch" - Rin Tin Tin)
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To: hobbes1
It's near impossible to not see this as a giant middle finger to the Won.

I need whatever drugs you are on.

26 posted on 06/29/2012 6:42:34 AM PDT by NeoCaveman ("If I had a son he'd look like B.O.'s lunch" - Rin Tin Tin)
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To: KarlInOhio; NeoCaveman

Killing the law outright, would have had devastating consequences for the election cycle....

We’ve taken years to but Bush/Gore behind us.

We don’t need that headache...


27 posted on 06/29/2012 6:45:38 AM PDT by hobbes1 (Hobbes1TheOmniscient® "St.Sarah, the1Tru Conservative that REFUSES to unite us and Save America"you)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Your link was bad.


28 posted on 06/29/2012 6:46:38 AM PDT by tioga ( ABO: Anybody. But. Obama. Coming in November, 2012.)
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To: hobbes1

It is not the Court’s job to manage the election cycles.

The Court’s job is to uphold the Constitution.

He violated his oath.

And not like the four leftist hacks he did it with willingly and knowingly.


29 posted on 06/29/2012 6:49:22 AM PDT by NeoCaveman ("If I had a son he'd look like B.O.'s lunch" - Rin Tin Tin)
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To: hobbes1

I do not buy into that theory. SCOTUS cannot rewrite law, they must rule on the constitutionality of what was already put in place. It failed the commerce test, yet they snuck it in the backdoor. Not passing the smell test for me. If you think in your wildest dreams that the country will go Rep and it will be overturned then, you are mistaken. Won’t happen. In another 10-20 years we will be full blown socialist medicine and our wonderful health care system of innovation will be stagnant. The government has ruined everything else they touch, what makes anyone think this will be any different?


30 posted on 06/29/2012 6:51:15 AM PDT by tioga ( ABO: Anybody. But. Obama. Coming in November, 2012.)
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To: hobbes1

And I want someone in the House today to sponsor a law that if you don’t own a gun you get taxed heavily.


31 posted on 06/29/2012 6:51:49 AM PDT by NeoCaveman ("If I had a son he'd look like B.O.'s lunch" - Rin Tin Tin)
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To: Hegewisch Dupa; tioga

So these three pieces of string walk into a bar. The first one orders a beer. The barkeep says, “sorry, we don’t serve string in here.”. String 1 leaves. Second piece of string orders a glass of wine, and again the barkeep says, “I told your friend, we don’t serve string here!”

The third piece of string strolls past the bar, goes into the bathroom and starts tearing himself apart, and ties himself up.

He goes up to the bar and orders a shot. The bartender looks at him and says, “are you another one of those crazy strings?”

He replies, “no, I’m a frayed knot.”


32 posted on 06/29/2012 6:53:06 AM PDT by Explorer89 (And now, let the wild rumpus start!!)
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To: Explorer89

LOL.

That’s an oldie but a goodie.


33 posted on 06/29/2012 6:54:18 AM PDT by NeoCaveman ("If I had a son he'd look like B.O.'s lunch" - Rin Tin Tin)
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To: hobbes1

Obama could care less if this law is under commerce, or another tax. After all, a liberal never met a tax they didn’t like. Obama is patting himself on the back over his “BFD” of a win. He and MO were dancing in the White House yesterday. He thinks his reelection is now a shoe-in. He is riding high. I don’t see where he is delusional in that belief, either.


34 posted on 06/29/2012 6:55:39 AM PDT by tioga ( ABO: Anybody. But. Obama. Coming in November, 2012.)
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To: NeoCaveman

There are several issues here..that you’re overlooking...

The first is the House will vote to repeal, further tightening the screws on the Senate, which is already in danger of falling from Dem. control.

The Repeal of this bill is not that far removed from reality.

Secondarily...this was 5/4 on the libs side.

However, I’m sure I do not need to remind you that the Administration has stupidly forced this back into the courts on a Religious Conscience basis.

There is still the severability issue to be addressed, and 5/4 the other way on First Amendment grounds is far better for the Court.

Little Red Riding Hood has not beat the Big Bad Wolf to Grandma’s house just yet.

Obama’s victory as pyrrhic at best....


35 posted on 06/29/2012 6:55:39 AM PDT by hobbes1 (Hobbes1TheOmniscient® "St.Sarah, the1Tru Conservative that REFUSES to unite us and Save America"you)
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To: hobbes1

Dr. K is wrong here. Closing the door on further “expansion” of the Commerce clause is weak beer when you consider that it needs rolled back, not just have its expansion stopped.

And it’s completely moot now, since the power to tax is apparently unlimited and provides a complete end-around for anything the gov’t wants to do.


36 posted on 06/29/2012 6:56:07 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: tioga

I am not feeling lugubrious in the face of yesterday’s decision. I risked being banned as a freeper and donated 25 bucks to Mittens. I am feeling 2010 all over again. What the blabbering mouths don’t realize is that the Tea Party isn’t dead, because it is less an organization and more of a State of Mind.


37 posted on 06/29/2012 6:56:17 AM PDT by Explorer89 (And now, let the wild rumpus start!!)
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To: tioga

RIGHT: After looking at my paycheck, the lugubrious look on my face told volumes.

WRONG: I hocked a lugubrious and spit on the sidewalk.


38 posted on 06/29/2012 6:56:44 AM PDT by hoagy62 ("Tyranny, like hell, is not easily conquered..."-Thomas Paine. 1776)
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To: SoothingDave

It was 81 by 7 am today and 88 when I finished my run. Brutal workout. It’s supposed to get to 106 here so I tried to get done early.


39 posted on 06/29/2012 6:57:03 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: hobbes1

And Roberts is going to reverse himself, why?

I think you are still in denail. You got to get through the grief stages faster :)


40 posted on 06/29/2012 6:59:14 AM PDT by NeoCaveman ("If I had a son he'd look like B.O.'s lunch" - Rin Tin Tin)
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To: Explorer89

I love that one.


41 posted on 06/29/2012 7:00:51 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: hobbes1

Even if everything you say is true and comes to pass, this decision is still carte blanche for the gov’t to mandate anything and simply include a “penalty” for non compliance.


42 posted on 06/29/2012 7:02:48 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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I'm with yunz. I was disappointedby the decision but not devastated. I don't think Roberts is a leftist, nor do I think he's a dullard whacked out on anti-seizure meds. I can't begin to explain why he chose this route, but I don't think it's the end of the world or even of the USA. I see upsides to how this went down. So the rest of you lugubrious souls go ahead put your heads in the oven. I'm looking forward to hopefully voting him out. If we lose the election it won't be bc of this, it will bc he fakes an assassination attempt or provokes an intl incident.
43 posted on 06/29/2012 7:04:00 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: hobbes1
Ann Coulter tried to warn us in 2005:

But unfortunately, other than that that, we don't know much about John Roberts. Stealth nominees have never turned out to be a pleasant surprise for conservatives. Never. Not ever.
Since the announcement, court-watchers have been like the old Kremlinologists from Soviet days looking for clues as to what kind of justice Roberts will be.
Will he let us vote?
Does he live in a small, rough-hewn cabin in the woods of New Hampshire and avoid "womenfolk"?

44 posted on 06/29/2012 7:04:00 AM PDT by NeoCaveman ("If I had a son he'd look like B.O.'s lunch" - Rin Tin Tin)
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To: tioga

Try this:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=48H7zOQrX3U


45 posted on 06/29/2012 7:04:37 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: NeoCaveman

That’s my idea, and I’ve applied for a patent. ;-)


46 posted on 06/29/2012 7:04:49 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: NeoCaveman

Oh is Ann ok to use as back up now? Bc last I heard she was discredited based on romneylove.


47 posted on 06/29/2012 7:07:00 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: SoothingDave

Ideas are great but we need a bill sponsor.

Who would be ballsy enough to do it? How about Trey Gowdy of SC or Joe Walsh of IL?


48 posted on 06/29/2012 7:08:08 AM PDT by NeoCaveman ("If I had a son he'd look like B.O.'s lunch" - Rin Tin Tin)
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Oh is Ann ok to use as back up now?

It's OK by me.....now.

49 posted on 06/29/2012 7:09:40 AM PDT by NeoCaveman ("If I had a son he'd look like B.O.'s lunch" - Rin Tin Tin)
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To: NeoCaveman

First of all, all law is a matter of interpretation, and tactic.

This law, like it or not, is still in the courts, and under far better circumstances...for a favorable decision.

Striking it down on Commerce Clause grounds alone, served no good purpose, except to empower the President.

And the view of Defending the Constitution, while leaving the Voters that empowered this free from their own idiocy, seems ill conceived...

As Krauthammer pointed out, the Job of the C.J. is also the stewardship of the court, and damaging the validity of the institution, a coequal branch of Government, does not defend the Constitution, when it’s just as beneficial to return a political question to the body politic, while keeping a much larger club in the bag.

In all the hysteria, it’s overlooked that the coming questions on this act are far more blatantly unconstitutional


50 posted on 06/29/2012 7:10:05 AM PDT by hobbes1 (Hobbes1TheOmniscient® "St.Sarah, the1Tru Conservative that REFUSES to unite us and Save America"you)
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