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Posts by snowsislander

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  • Boehner calls for 'discussion' on guns

    12/19/2012 12:24:32 AM PST · 114 of 176
    snowsislander to lowbridge
    It is time to call Congressman Boehner's telephone numbers. The official number for the Speaker is (202) 225-0600; doubtless other people have better ones to post.

    I will also call my own representative to let him know of my displeasure with Mr. Boehner's call for "discussion" on the Second Amendment.

    Additionally, I will be glad to contribute to any pro-2nd Amendment challenger for Mr. Boehner's House seat in 2014.

    I will also call the RNC to let Mr. Priebus that the GOP needs to remain firm on this issue.

    I don't think that the left can generate more hysteria-driven folly like the 1968 GCA, but Mr. Boehner's moronic capitulation to "discussion" doesn't help our side at all.

    Mr. Boehner, rather than mewling about the 2nd Amendment, why don't you please do something useful? Clearly, we have far too much government; why not spend some time on, say, getting rid of the Department of Education?

    Engaging the left when it is on yet another quest to exploit a tragedy in order to pass hysteria-driven laws is simply bad politics. Instead, move the discussion back to our vast over-spending; we are on the edge of taxmeggedon, and there are far more productive items for the Speaker of the House to be "discussing".

  • Regarding the recent Florida election

    11/09/2012 8:51:21 PM PST · 51 of 112
    snowsislander to dinoparty; sarasmom
    Could it be, possibly, that each actual voter legitimately casts multiple cards?

    Yes, that's exactly what happened.

    Each voter received two ballot cards — Florida had a large number of constitutional amendments proposed, and it required two ballots to cover all of the races and amendments.

    The first two pages of the "Statement of Votes Cast" report are somewhat misleading when they show "cards cast" as exceeding 100%, and do not indicate blatant fraud. You should divide "cards cast" by two to get the number of voters participating.

  • 10 dire consequences of Obama's re-election victory

    11/07/2012 1:02:45 AM PST · 9 of 17
    snowsislander to waus

    Mr. Adams missed the first and most obvious: Taxmeggedon.

    Federal taxes are scheduled to skyrocket in January, just 7 weeks away. With these election results, there’s now no way to stop it.

  • ELECTION DAY November 6, 2012 ***LIVE THREAD I***

    11/06/2012 5:23:23 PM PST · 1,452 of 2,353
    snowsislander to RKBA Democrat

    Florida is starting to look very good according to the New York Times count: 51% Romney, 48% Obama, and we have only begun to see the Panhandle counties counted.

  • Barton Calls Obama ‘America’s Most Biblically-Hostile U.S. President’

    09/21/2012 6:21:51 AM PDT · 13 of 15
    snowsislander to IbJensen
    June 2011 – The Department of Veterans Affairs forbids references to God and Jesus during burial ceremonies at Houston National Cemetery.

    And I thought my disgust with the Kenyan Clown and his circus could go no lower. Truly, this is among the most vile acts by any Western government that I can recall: forbidding a family religious solace at a funeral is beyond the pale.

    This nation cannot bear another four years of the Kenyan Clown.

    I realize that Governor Romney has done things in the past that I didn't like, and he certainly will do things that I won't like when he is President. But this nation cannot bear another four years of the Kenyan Clown. Even President Carter wasn't this bad. Even FDR wasn't this bad. Neither of them literally hated this country; Obama does hate and despise these United Statres.

    The Kenyan Clown has fully earned his title as the worst occupant of the Oval Office in our history, and he must be turned out in November's elections.

  • How badly did Romney botch response to Libya attack? [Media Sucks Up To Obama]

    09/13/2012 5:12:43 AM PDT · 40 of 68
    snowsislander to livius
    Funny - Romney’s response was the thing that made me finally decide to go down to the GOP headquarters and volunteer to work phones.

    Governor Romney's response was good enough that I have finally decided to contribute to his campaign.

    I fully realize that Mr. Romney has done things that I didn't like and will do things that I won't like, but the Kenyan Clown, over these four years, has been an utter disaster. I can only condemn every single action that he has taken, both foreign and domestic. The headlines from the Middle East are the direct result of the Kenyan Clown's follies.

    David Limbaugh correctly labels Barack Hussein Obama as "The Great Destroyer."

    Another four years of the Kenyan Clown's blazing destruction of our country is unthinkable.

  • Is usability breaking Linux adoption?

    08/06/2012 11:26:18 AM PDT · 36 of 46
    snowsislander to ShadowAce
    All through I have been using Fedora Linux , and it has not been an easy ride all along.

    I find it remarkable that the poster is calling Linux hard to use because he has chosen to use one of the more cutting-edge distributions.

    Fedora is supposed to be hard to use; the Fedora Project, unlike most distributions, has a large community of system developers who are more than willing to subject the Fedora user community to all sorts of untested experiments.

    If this person would like to criticize a user-friendly distribution for such shenanigans, I would think that to be a more fair criticism. But if he chooses to subject himself to Fedora, then I don't think he should blame all of the Linux community for Fedora's predilections.

  • Gibson Guitar Corp. Strikes Deal with Justice Dept. to Avoid Prosecution

    08/06/2012 11:18:15 AM PDT · 28 of 69
    snowsislander to kingattax
    Since May 2008, it has been illegal under the Lacey Act to import into the United States plants and plant products that have been harvested and exported in violation of the laws of another country.

    What a moronic law. There are literally millions of laws around this globe, and we have to know about the detailed ins and outs of every legal system throughout the world, or we are criminals?

    Our Congress is the biggest band of idiots and our second greatest embarrassment after the inimitably idiotic Kenyan Clown.

  • Scalia stuns Identity Conservatives: says guns can be regulated

    07/29/2012 5:13:33 PM PDT · 10 of 116
    snowsislander to Jim Robinson
    Between Obama, Romney, Roberts and now Scalia, I think we can kiss liberty goodbye.

    BTTT.

    The Supreme Court is now looking quite shaky.

    It's amazing that FDR and Obama were both able to do this. No other presidents in history come to my mind in their astonishing ability to bend the Supreme Court to their will.

  • In Israel, Romney declares Jerusalem to be capital

    07/29/2012 11:54:33 AM PDT · 9 of 90
    snowsislander to Milagros

    This is well done by Governor Romney.

  • Chaplain quits So. Baptists over same-sex rite

    07/28/2012 7:05:16 AM PDT · 11 of 55
    snowsislander to Clint N. Suhks
    Good riddance.

    BTTT.

  • Reince Priebus: I won’t toss Allen West in a ‘ditch’

    07/04/2012 11:52:40 AM PDT · 24 of 39
    snowsislander to Signalman
    Applause for Priebus. Usually, the Republican would fold like a house of cards and apologize, while a Dem would get a pass. It’s refreshing to see a Republican with a backbone.

    BTTT.

  • Border Patrol union blasts DHS instructions to 'run away' & 'hide' from gunmen [O wants cartel in]

    06/30/2012 5:43:05 AM PDT · 71 of 105
    snowsislander to NoLibZone
    The Kenyan Clown hates and despises this country, and works to destroy it.

    Even the left must see how stupid and counterproductive this "run and hide" edict from the Kenyan usurper is, though no doubt that they will attempt to rationalize when confronted with such dangerous and irrational dictates from the White Hut.

    Indeed, I will guess that none of the MSM will condescend to even mention this particularly stupid directive; searching Google News yields nothing yet except for this Fox News story and one from Human Events.

  • Egan-Jones Downgrades Germany to A+ from AA-

    06/26/2012 6:14:07 PM PDT · 5 of 5
    snowsislander to Oldeconomybuyer
    At this rate, Germany's debt will soon be rated equally with Botswana's. :-)

    (This is an inside joke meant for people who were watching the "raters" at Moody's way back when they dropped Japan's sovereign credit rating down to that of Botswana's, infuriating the Japanese government. It also proved to be a singularly silly move on Moody's part; Japan of course will never default on bonds issued in yen — Japan, like any country with its own currency, can issue as much money as they need to pay interest. Indeed, lack of the same flexibility for the members of the EMU is what is causing so many problems in euro-land, including these well-deserved credit rating losses, unlike the Japanese situation.)

  • Arizona SoS Ken Bennett Believes Obama Fibbed Birthplace for College; All Records Sealed

    06/19/2012 5:56:37 PM PDT · 40 of 71
    snowsislander to MHGinTN
    Nice try, but he may have applied to Occi as an Indonesian and received lots of aid, then applied at Columbia as from HI. He had an Islamic sugar daddy, anyway, when going to Harvard. The sonofabitch lies when he opens his mouth, so don’t trust ANYTHING the baastard commie says, or his ‘autobiographer’, Ayers. Now he has the fifth column media lying for him constantly. Don’t help them.

    I am certain that Obama was born in Kenya, is most likely an illegal alien, and my best guess is that he didn't apply to any U.S. university as a foreign student.

    Think for a second: just how many of the thousands of illegal aliens now attending U.S. universities claim to be foreign students? Zero. There's no advantage for a Mexican illegal alien to tell a university that he is a foreign student: he will get socked with higher tuition, and he will be ineligible for financial aid. Instead, they lie and claim American citizenship, exactly like the Kenyan Clown did.

    The Kenyan Clown has used his foreign birth to his advantage when it suited him, such as when he was trying to pitch books. But when it suited him to lie, he has certainly done that, such as when he ran for president and when he went to university.

  • Arizona SoS Ken Bennett Believes Obama Fibbed Birthplace for College; All Records Sealed

    06/19/2012 5:25:22 PM PDT · 34 of 71
    snowsislander to Seizethecarp
    "I actually think he was fibbing about being born in Kenya when he was trying to get into college ..."

    That's absurd. It's not an advantage to declare oneself a foreign student: you become ineligible for undergraduate financial aid and you have to pay much higher out-of-state rates for tuition.

    Heck, if the Kenyan Clown had managed somehow to get some type of extraordinary aid package as an undergraduate, you can bet your house that he would have lauded this extraordinary achievement to the skies. Since he has never made such a claim, he didn't. Instead, all that he has ever mentioned are a plethora of ordinary student loans, which are not available to foreign students.

  • The End of Free Money

    06/19/2012 5:11:10 AM PDT · 2 of 2
    snowsislander to shove_it
    They'll rise along with interest rates.

    The Obamaites are pushing Japan to go into the markets to buy our debt as part of their currency intervention regime; if this happens, rates are still going to stay low.

    In general, it is very unlikely that we will see any substantial rise in rates. It would be economic suicide with the vast amount of short-term debt that the Kenyan Clown has amassed.

  • No One Left to Pander To (Not even Obama can buy the votes of over half the country)

    06/19/2012 5:05:35 AM PDT · 2 of 11
    snowsislander to SeekAndFind
    The president’s contempt for the Bush tax cuts is an obsession.

    Those tax cuts are just about to expire. "Taxmaggedon", as it has been called, is now just around the corner and Congress is doing nothing.

    Cannot the Republicans, who at least run the House, push through one bill on this critical subject? I doubt that the Democrat Senate will do anything with it, but at least we can make political hay with this pending economic disaster.

  • Obama attorneys argue he's not Dem nominee (Klayman Florida NBC ballot challenge)

    06/18/2012 4:59:27 PM PDT · 65 of 72
    snowsislander to Seizethecarp
    Let's hope for the best. This appears to be a good judge, one willing to deal with difficult situations.

    It certainly seems less than responsive to argue that the candidate's eligibility is irrelevant: it would be far simpler to quash the whole issue with clear and unequivocal evidence.

    I would assume that such evidence simply doesn't exist.

    As to the Kenyan Clown's lawyers arguing that he's not yet a candidate, that's a stupid and obtuse argument. He's already appeared on a Florida ballot in the primary election; it is perfectly fair to challenge that appearance on the ballot if he's not an eligible candidate. This type of challenge has been upheld before, and candidates have been removed from ballots because of prima facie ineligibility to be elected.

  • Weak dollar prompts foreign buyers to home in on US property

    06/16/2012 8:06:04 AM PDT · 13 of 16
    snowsislander to jdsteel
    Not Euro, pound, yen or yuan, at least since the Eurocrash.

    It only takes 78 yen to buy one dollar, which makes the yen quite strong. Indeed, the Bank of Japan spent years and much money intervening in the markets to keep it above 100 yen.

    Speaking of which, there's been recent talk of more intervention (and possibly innovative means for the intervention rather than the very successful pile-driver approach that has been used in the past) to drive the yen down: