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Saturday, September 3, 2011

Boise St v Georgia

Thankfully, we have the fall. Beautiful colors, temperatures moderating, hunting, and football.

Let me tell you how it is in Boise on game day. Everybody flies colors, flags sticking out of cars and trailing motorcycles. Old men and women wearing orange and blue. Even their dogs. That's how it is in Boise. I think all of those years- relegated to football hell- are easily remembered. People are enjoying this new found respect and winning ways. Fans adore coach Peterson. He's a gutsy coach.

I did not mind Baylor whipping TCU's ass last night.

Taking on powerhouse football programs, like Virginia Tech and Georgia, makes Boise St. fans nervous. Well, it makes me nervous. Maybe it makes Georgia fans nervous.

So tonite, you can damn sure bet that I'll be watching the game. Virtually everyone in this town will be. Boise St. is a three point favorite. I hope they remember that disaster in Reno last year and play every down in this game. I think they will.

Friday, September 2, 2011

Unemployment A Huge Miss, Gold Rallies, Obama Schedules More Desperate Rhetoric, Weird Government Behavior

It's been kind of a boring week. There just wasn't that much going on in the world. Until today. Today we got the non farm payroll unemployment report which was a huge miss at zero. Of course it will be reduced to a net loss next week.

This in turn has caused gold to rally 50 bucks because now it appears QE3 is imminent. President Obama who had originally scheduled another hackle raising "win the future" speech to conflict with that of the GOP debate- has agreed to reschedule his speech a day later on Thursday of next week.

Of course, it will be more hollow rhetoric. With some half baked plan that is not designed to do anything but get him re-elected. There is a limited amount of bullshit that John Q. Public is willing to put up with- and Obama is about to find that threshold if he hasn't crossed it already.

Of all the weird things that have happened recently- the one that has left me scratching my head is that the Federal Government has finally decided this week- to sue banks for fraudulent and bad mortgages?  The timing of this shows you the absolute desperation of our government.

The government has had three years to go after banks. Why now?

Three reasons. First and foremost- banks installed our President with massive connections and campaign contributions. Obama's administration has been absolutely complicit in that cover up.
It is re-election time. Sorry bankers, it's every dog for themselves-

Two. The fraud that banks engaged in is so "in your face and wide spread" that only a complete idiot could ignore it and the downstream effects. One of the downstream effects has been stealing QE2 money, giving yourself big bonuses, no lending, and thus- no jobs. We all know that Obama's crappy policies are partially to blame for our bleak jobs picture- but he doesn't see it that way. He is a statist and he is smarter than you. You must understand. It is everyone else's fault.

Three. The government needs money and lots of it. It's a helluva lot easier to try and extort it from big banks than try to wring a few drops out of unemployed taxpayers. Bear in mind that finally using the law to extort some money from the banks is really a very bad idea. In fact, it is downright desperate. Installing the rule of law and restorative justice was something Obama could have done 3 years ago. Any half ass attempt at that now is too late. Oh how I laughed when I read this article at "naked capitalism." The greatest thief of my lifetime, the father of Countrywide and Indymac, Angelo Mozilo, is still free and walking rare earth. I loved this piece. A stark reminder of just how complicit and crooked the U.S. government can become when emboldened by a President who thinks he can do whatever he pleases. Like ignoring the law. Obama will not escape his fate. He alone is responsible- and he alone will blame everyone else.

Trust Frankendamus. Obama is unbelievably predictable. One last odd, observation of mine. I have watched this dude for three years- closely. I have not seen any signs of personal growth in this man. Most people grow and mature over time. Even over a short period like 3 years. Not this guy. Obama is the same guy that took office in 2008. I don't think he has learned a thing. He is still self centered, self absorbed, and really pretty stupid. He lacks any capacity when it comes to self scrutiny. He dismisses his detractors. It never occurs to him that they might be right. That level of bull headed-ness points to the real intelligence of Obama. When a guy already thinks he is the smartest guy around- what capacity does he have for learning? Ultimately, I see Obama descending in polls. Because he is just too stupid to understand what other people think of him. Too stupid to take responsibility. That is a fatal flaw. 

Well, it's Labor Day. The end of summer. Soon, my favorite time of the year will be here. BSU is at Atlanta to exact some long over due revenge- on the Georgia Bulldogs tomorrow. Have a fun and safe weekend.

Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Spoiled and Entitled Kids Sue Mother For Neglectful Acts and Raising Idiots, But Mostly For Raising Idiots

I have seen some ridiculous shit lately, I have to tell you- this is mind boggling. Only in America. These kids take unconsciousness well beyond that of Rip Van Winkle. Unreal.

Dude With 12 Fingers and 12 Toes... Rubs It In

Some guys have all the luck. I have often thought, while scrambling up various coconut trees, how much easier it would be if I had six fingers on each hand and six toes on both feet.

Buy him a pair of gloves for Christmas. Or a piano.

Monday, August 29, 2011

You'll Need Some Scotch and Xanax After Reading This

This was 6 years ago. Two trillion dollars. This is what happens while you are busy working looking for a job. Do not open this link if you have guns within your immediate lunge area.

OMG. You cannot make this shit up. A 2.5 million dollar grant for immigrants so that they can work as fashion models? Isn't that in the Bill of Rights somewhere? A constitutional guarantee? And just what the hell is a non immigrant alien? Are we really locking up models?

WTF is this?? That's it. I have gone full blown batshit crazy. I cannot open one more link. Mom, send the ambulance to my house.

Ron Paul, Putting His Money Where His Mouth Is

Paul makes 600% returns on gold and gold mining stocks over the last 10 years. More proof of his lunatic tendencies. He even pays taxes.

U.S. Infects Thousands of Guatemalans With Syphilis, Gonorrhea, Manages to Kill At Least 83 Of Them

This is quite the news night. One thing after another. I hope some wave of nationalism doesn't overcome somebody reading this. Thankfully, it happened 60-70 years ago. After the smoke settles on all of the lawsuits including those who survived...maybe the reparations will only cost another billion or so. Ben crank up that printer. This is what the deep thinker had to say about this ordeal...

President Obama set up the commission when the research first came to light last year.
He also apologised to his Guatemalan counterpart, Alvaro Colom, saying the acts ran contrary to American values.

Contrary to American values? What fucking values are those? The same ones that let thousands of crooked bankers fleece the world and get away with it? Shiiittt. Whatever.

Apparently Alcoholism Is A Problem in Obama's Family

A few months ago, I was researching Barack Obama's father. In addition to being married already and then impregnating Obama's mother at the ripe old age of 17 (I did the math on Ann Dunham) Obama's father had a number of alcohol related crashes. The last one killed him.

I published that piece here.

So I was not surprised to see President Obama's uncle, his father's brother, get a DUI after nearly whacking a police car. People nearly hitting squad cars tend to draw the attention of even the youngest, most inexperienced cops. I am guessing this guy is married to Obama's crazy aunt- because of the NE proximity. Not surprised that they are illegal aliens nor am I surprised based on Obama's contempt of immigration laws. In the end...things always tend to make sense. Now wondering if this contributed to Obama coming home it.

*Updated Color Me Shocked, U.S. Government Wastes 30 Billion in Iraq and Afghanistan

It never ends.

Huffpo doubled down...says losses are 60 billion.

In America, We Spend Our Money On Killing People- Saving People- Not So Much

FEMA is almost broke. Perhaps we can just get rid of it. After all, we have two or three wars we gotta pay for. Soon, there will be new ones.

This story from Yahoo.  

Now That Obama's War On Libya Appears Over, Can We *GTFO Now?

I am in absolute awe at the number of people who criticize Ron Paul for his anti-war themes. Paul's crazy notion that Obama sidestepped Congress and simply decided to declare war on Libya.

Is it about powerful men and money and oil? About oil depleted allies? Yes. They have run out of excuses. No more WMD's, no more anti-communist themes.

Who benefits from wars? International bankers (the financiers), big oil interests, big defense contractors, government. The usual suspects.

Do coincidences ever catch your eye? You can go ahead and fall for all of that "hoo rah nationalism" nonsense that you want. The harsh reality is- this country has been making up excuses and justifications for starting wars since the Mexican American war. Land grabs, oil, business interests. Now we are broke. We don't have the money to finance this bullshit ad infinitum....which I am beginning to believe might very well happen if TPTB had their way.

From ZeroHedge. On that maniac Ron Paul.

The Obama administration attacked Libya without a constitutional declaration of war, without congressional authorization, without meaningful consultation with Congress -- and without a dollar being authorized from the House or Senate.  It was a war started by a president who turned to the United Nations for its authority and ignored the authority of the US Congress.
Are we better off as a nation by ignoring and debasing our Constitution?  Are we better off having spent more than a billion dollars attacking a country thousands of miles away that had not threatened us?  Are we more financially sound having expanded the empire to include yet another protectorate and probable long-term military occupation?  Are we more admired throughout the world for getting involved in yet another war?
Still, many will claim that getting rid of Libyan ruler Gaddafi was worth it. They will say that the ends justify the means.

I will say one last thing about all of this. Paul, being the man that he is, will not bend to any pressure to get elected. In other words, his anti-war stance will not change...he will not lie about that to get elected. If you are looking for change, how does someone standing on principles and telling the truth sound to you?

From where I sit, that's change I can believe in.

*Get the fuck out. 

President Screw Off: Sleepwalker or Stricken with Apathy?

All of last week I have been trying to figure Obama out. Clearly he screws off more than any President ever. I have lost track of all of his vacations and I know he has played well beyond 80 rounds of golf since taking office.

I dubbed him President Screw Off months ago.

The part that bothers me most about this last vacation is that Michelle and he took separate flights to Martha's Vineyard. Just a couple of hours apart? This with an approval rating of 38%? I think the public is getting a little sick of his wasteful and entitled ways of behaving.

PSO then cut the 10 day vacation one day To try and make a big deal out of Hurricane Irene and make it look as though he cared, I guess.

The question I have about PSO is whether Michelle and he are completely unconscious or do they just not care? Personally, I am of the opinion that Obama is well aware of his public persona right now and I think he simply doesn't care. Not odd for a self absorbed narcissist- just odd for a guy that hopes to get re-elected.

Sunday, August 28, 2011

Still the Best Explanation Ever Offered For ALL of the Problems Facing This Country

Always worth a rewind. From ZH.

The Fastest Man On No Legs

 If you haven't been following the Olympic hopeful runner with no legs you should be. It is a fantastic story.

The original blade runner. Oscar Pistorius.

Remember Casey Martin? The guy who had to sue the Professional Golfers Association and caused a big ruckus because he had a birth defect and needed to use a golf cart? I do.