Showing posts from June 17, 2012

Patriotism and Nationalism Are Two Different Things

I am going to try and spark a little independent thought in you today. For many years I had always thought of myself as a patriot. Looking back, I think I was practicing some form of nationalism rather than patriotism. In fact, many of the patriot writers I see in blogger land are really practicing nationalism. They might not even be aware of the difference. I am not going to call them out. Because I agree in part with their desire to be patriots. I love their lack of cowardice. In fact, it was a real patriot who took me over the knee and spanked me a few years back. From wiki: Patriotism is a devotion to one's country , excluding differences caused by the dependencies of the term's meaning upon context, geography and philosophy . In a generalized sense applicable to all countries and peoples, patriotism is a devotion to one's country. Nationalism is a political ideology that involves a strong identification of a group of individuals with a nation . Patriotis

Screw John Boehner; Why I'm Gonna Gloat When Obamacare Gets Tossed Out Here are my top five reasons why I will gloat when Obamacare gets tossed out with the bathwater. 1. John Boehner is a pussy. Any pussy telling me not to "gloat" means that I am going to gloat. 2. Obama and the Dems shoved Obamacare up our collective ass when a clear majority of Americans did not want government fucking up healthcare like they have screwed up everything else.  3. Obamacare caused health premiums to skyrocket which screwed everyone of us. Make no mistake about it. Obamacare is a tax. 4. You cannot order people to buy a product. Just because the insurance lobby was successful with car insurance does not grant authority to steal from us when our lives are at stake. If I hear that stupid auto insurance comparison from one more libtard- they will need catastrophic health insurance. 5. Nobody read the bill. No law should ever be passed EVER without reading it. So yeah.

Obama Now Using Executive Orders to Obstruct Congress

When you have this giant rogue government running around trying to control everything- things are going to get screwed up. For several months I  have read one blog that was almost entirely devoted to the Fast and Furious scandal. The problem isn't that the Fast and Furious scandal lacks legitimacy- the problem is that our President will do anything in his corrupt power to prevent it from surfacing. Especially now. Now the President is using executive orders to try and protect Attorney General Eric Holder- one of the most morally bankrupt and cowardly bastards I have ever witnessed. Never one to under estimate the willingness of the Food Stamp President to hide anything- I am saying Issa won't get his documents. Plain. and. Simple.

Obamacare: Dead on Arrival

Nearly a year ago, I predicted Obamacare would get tossed out. I am still in that camp. I was there long before the "experts." I am not particularly interested in tooting my own horn and indeed, the decision has yet to be rendered. Instead I would like you to consider the absolute lunacy of this bill and the extreme damage it has caused. Not only did health insurance costs completely skyrocket after passage of this bill- they will not come down a proportionate amount when Obamacare gets tossed. In fact, I don't expect insurance costs to come down at all. Secondly, Obamacare and Obama in general, have absolutely frozen "would be" employers. You simply cannot run a business in an environment where the government is stealing every penny of your profit margin. Obama killed the entrepreneurial spirit of free enterprise. Why on earth would anybody want to take

The Joseph, Oregon Report Card

A few years ago, a good friend of mine told me to check out Joseph, Oregon. He said it was one of the most beautiful places he had ever been to. Joseph is located in the N.E. corner or Oregon. It is named after Chief Joseph of the Nez Perce tribe who is buried there. It's not often that some thing, or some place, exceeds my expectations. On Friday, June 15, that happened. It was a four hour, 250 mile trip, from Boise to Joseph. I took the Road King. After reaching La Grande, I turned N.E. onto U.S. 82. The highway into Joseph was very scenic and winds along a river. It is a perfect trip on a motorcycle and there was no shortage of bikers. They were everywhere. The county seat is in Enterprise- which is only six miles from Joseph. There is only one motel in town. There are about a dozen bed and breakfast places located within a few miles of Joseph. I had looked at them online but I really wanted to see them in person before making a reservation or commitment. Ultimately I land

Gettin Your Alcoholism On

Ya know, I gave up drinking nearly 5 years ago. Which is to say, I miss it almost as much as nicotine but not quite. A significant portion of my life is committed to staying away from all of those addictive things. What I am really trying to say is... Gawd I miss them. So when I saw this article on gastric bypass I thought holy shit...I am still mulling over the possibilities. Here's a piece I snipped for those friends of mine who have retained their drinking privileges. Only because it's interesting and today...I don't feel like writing a damn thing about government. (I did however, eat a humongous piece of ham in Joseph with 5 lbs of hashbrowns and I had the presence of mind to snap a picture of the half I couldn't eat. This is the stuff that legends are made of and I will be bringing the Joseph follow up blog just as soon as I find that camera cord) In the mean time... back to getting your drink on...  "A gastric bypass patient has a small pouch [for a s