Skip to comments.Word for the Day, FRiday, December 30, 2011 - Faustian
Posted on 12/30/2011 5:55:17 AM PST by tioga
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That you are! Good Morning!
The Nation appears to have made a Faustian selection in 2008. Nov 6 2012 can’t arrive soon enough.
As Obama beholds the White House he’s in
He must think of his bargain, so Faustian
The left’s calculation:
Destroy our great nation
How did he become Freedom’s custodian?
A+++ I cannot wait to pull the lever for ANYONE BUT OBAMA.
Good one.... A+++
The trucks arrived in front of my house late last night before I went to bed. I heard them digging somewhere down the street last night....NOW my water gets shut off. HUH? They wait till 8 to shut it off. What about those who were in the shower getting ready for work?
I thought you were going to continue that someone was letting the devil out from under your street in a Faustian bargain. LOL
LOL.......they just turned my water back on, I could hear a big truck leaving. Phew. Only an hour or so without water.
I am once again a Broken Glass Republican.......willing to crawl across broken glass to be able to vote for anyone but Obama. Although I would feel as if I were the one engaged in a faustian bargain if that lever says Romney.
I hear ya! A+++
I wish there was ANYONE in the running I was passionate about. In a way, I envy the paulbots there passion. They just picked the WRONG dude.
Obama’s faustian rise to power seems to be on a downhill trajectory with his latest rise in the polls short-lived.
A+++ I had to look up RG3. LOL
Headaches are back......gotta go lay down for awhile. BBL
A song about a carton character, Faustian the Snowman. Frozen Dude terrorizes the hood til a cousin uses a flamethrower on him and smokes him. Nothing left but a spit of water.
Could that not also be phrased: “The Nation appears to have made a Faustian selection in 2008. Nov 6 2012 cant arrive Fastian enough”?
Obama is, Faust and foremost, intent on consolidating governmental power to himself, though technically has no “spiritual” values to sacrifice (unless Rev. Wright counts)...
LOL what a tale of woe. A spit of water? U r inventive. A+++
Love your posts, Robt.
A spit of water is an exact amount like a burn of hot sauce or a gag of okra. Let’s see....a choke of peanut butter, a slime of oysters, exact amounts all.
I believe you!
This word used to remind me of the clintons. He was actually a clever man, unlike his wife or the couple of losers in today’s WH.
Home from a couple of errands to the general store and talking to one of my neighbors about trading some leftover 1”x6” leftover wood flooring that I have-and she can use- for something that I might need/be able to use-
The Faustian state of affairs
That Obama promotes without shame
Has made Washington, DC a toilet-
And that’s the least offensive name
While he’s golfing in Hawaii
And splurge-dining with Michelle
He’s oblivious that most of us
Remember who consigned us to hell
How lovely if, after the election
Accountants going through the trash
Find that the grifters owe us money
And make them pay it back in cash
None of the few of us living on this road are in the mood for celebrating New Year’s-most of us have lost someone in the last couple of years, we are broke, and mostly down. I’m going to find a movie on TV for myself and the pets to curl up with, then go out on the deck and see if pyro who lives across the water is doing fireworks with his neighbors-he always has such good ones...
Yup. Wild bill is like the riverboat gambler. You know he’s a liar and a cheat....but....as a politician it’s to be expected and if it was like sports you’d take him on your team tomorrow
I'd recommend "Up!" It's a cartoon, but it has a sensitivity and a poignancy that just might help you work up a cry.
And it has a lot of happy moments to cheer you up again.
Many thanks, I happen to like cartoons, but there is no place to get movies in any form out here.-I don’t really think I want to cry-I’ve pretty much done all of that I care to this holiday season, so maybe I’ll find a favorite romantic comedy somewhere on DirecTv.
Can I find “Up” to rent/buy at the video places? I’ll look for it when I’m in the nearest “city” 20 miles away next week...
That’s what makes you an optimist. Someone asks me for an uplifting movie.....I recommend the Zapruder film
/secserv. Humor disclaimer
Just goes to show how intricate and convoluted my thinking can be. Someone asks for an uplifting film, and I think of “Up!”
Devious and inscrutable I am alright.
You won't need to watch it more than once, but it's worth having around if kids appear.
You mean GOOD spiritual values as in a Loving God.....I suspect he is a true Faustian as are a lot of soulless liberals.
I hear you. We are invited to a party where there will be some heavy drinking. I want to go, if just for a bit. We went last year. I will go closer to midnight and leave immediately.
Our other option is if the girlies’ grandmother bails on them for on New Year’s Eve and we will go down for the night and babysit, which is our preferred choice. We, also, can go down to the station and hang with others, no alcohol allowed, and take turns running calls. There will be food and drink there as well. Or, we can just stay home. Except for babysitting, it all sounds boring to me. I must be getting old or something.
Excellent. A+++ Would be nice if he went to jail for something. A pipe-dream, I know.
I could recommend a good book, except that I haven't written any.
Thank you! The get together at the station sounds like fun. I’m going to wash my hair, touch up the gray and answer my e-mails. Maybe that will put me in a brighter mood.
I’m reading “Beloved Exile” for the 6th or 7th time-makes me feel good to read about another woman overcoming adversity, even if it is fictional.
I’ve got a book to write-I need a publisher and probably should obtain a release from at least one person before I do the final research on the most contentious stuff-it all concerns people I know, so I suppose heavy flak is going to come my way.
Want a free car?
Bill Doraty, who owns a single Kia dealership in Medina, 30 miles south of Cleveland, says if the Browns shut out the Pittsburgh Steelers this Sunday, everyone who bought a Kia at his dealership this week gets their car for free.
I do believe mI still have your last one.
Sadly, DH and I both have come down with the nasty D, been rumning to the john, the first time I didn’t make it. Gads. Haven’t been this sick simce early in 2011. Good thing I have my nook.
Oh, bummer-not exactly a great ending to the year-I hope it goes away soon. I have a little alcove/corner in the kitchen where I have the computer, a TV and a comfy chair, and I spend my evenings there-is that the kind of nook you’re talking about?
Doing nothin here. Xshub is sick and the kids all have plans
What are you and yours doing for New Years?
You beat me to the punch-hope Xshub gets better quick.
He’s in the throes of a bad cold. Do you have your yellow panties ready for tomorrow.
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