Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Obamacare Repeal Bill Collapsed

(Image by Gary Varvel)
Well the big news yesterday was the GOP's attempt to pass their Repeal Obamacare Now--Replace Later Bill crashed and burned.

Our Grand Nagus expressed his disappointment, and has attempted to wash his hands of the matter by declaring "...we're going to let Obamacare collapse..."

Greg Gutfeld does a good job of comparing the complexity of Obamacare to a TV remote.


I only use a few buttons on my TV remote too.  And as far as Barry O's campaign promise, I've been lucky enough to "keep my doctor" under Obamacare, but that doesn't mean I've liked it.  I resent having to report to the IRS that I do indeed have healthcare, lest I get fined.

Barry O and the Democrats ramrodded Obamacare upon us.  However, I don't think Trump and the Republicans will get away consequence-free.  They were voted into office, in part, on their campaign promises of repealing Obamacare.   But if polls are to be believed, most Americans don't want Obamacare messed with.

Next year's midterm elections should prove interesting, to say the least.

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

FOX Video: Gutfeld--You Want Collusion, Media? You Invented It



Gregg Gutfled colludes with Mark Steyn in calling-out the Ministry of Truth's reluctance to investigate any scandals perpetrated by Hillary or Obama, but pursue their RussiaRussiaRussia obsession with Trump.

Sunday, July 16, 2017

The RussiaRussiaRussia Obsession

(Image by Lisa Benson)

Throughout last week, CNN, along with every other leftist news network, was in hot pursuit of the White Whale Russian Obsession.

What's helping fan the flames of obsession is that there's now apparently some evidence of collusion by Grand Nagus Junior (how-ever...).

Collusion or not, it's another breathless cry by leftists we have totally got Trump! Wash. Rinse. Repeat.
 
Mark Steyn had a couple of entertaining takes on this.  First, on Tucker Carlon's show with his Azerbaijani Sunshine on CNN Shoulder, followed-up by his Chancers and Honeytraps on Fox and Friends.

Of course, past collusions have been absolved, or forgotten about.

(Image by Steve Kelley)
The Diplomad, with the help of Scott McKay at the American Spectator, believe the Grand Nagus Junior's Collusion was a set up by the Barry O Administration.

Possibly.

This certainly raises more questions about how the shady Russian rogues managed to set up the Smoking Gun Meeting--under Barry O's watch.

Even so, Ben Shapiro asks:  What if there's no Trump-Putin conspiracy? 

Now I don't mean to sound like a Grand Nagus apologist, or cavalier about our political ruling class hobnobbing with disreputable foreigners (or disreputable Americans for that matter).

Until there's some "there there," such as discovering a secret server stashed in Trump Tower circumventing national security protocols, I'm not getting bent around the axle over this "parade of phony scandals."

Unless they're definitively proven otherwise.

Saturday, July 15, 2017

Obamacare Replacement's Third Rail

(Image by Gary Varvel)
This past week, Congressional Republicans have been trying to hash-out Obamacare 2.0.

Unlike other subjects I've added my $0.02 worth of blog-fodder to, I've shied away from the Republicans repeated and inept attempts to repeal & replace Obamacare.

I knew once it was grafted to the US Economy it would be damn-near impossible to excise it--and it would be a political third rail for Congressional Republicans.

This of course, has led to a lot of Republican in-fighting.  Rand Paul vowed he won't vote for Obamacare Lite.

Whatever the end-game in all this, I'm sure a sizable--and vocal--number of people won't be happy with the result.

And the Republicans will get all the blame.


Friday, July 14, 2017

Good Grammar Declared Racist

(Image found on YouTube video Understanding the Culture University of Tacoma Washington Says Grammar Is Racist)
A couple days ago, Comrade Karla notified us that the University of Washington, Tacoma Campus' Writing Center declared good grammar was racist.

Unfortunately this kind of stupidity isn't new, just new to Washington State's campuses. Gregg Gutfeld responded to the Guardian's (UK) similar claim several months ago.

An on-line friend wondered if we've been invaded by aliens.  I responded that an alien invasion would remove the stigma that humans can't be this stupid.

At least we have a new banner to wave in front of the Social Justice Whiners...

(Image found on Disdain for Plebs YouTube video)

Thursday, July 13, 2017

The Trump-Putin G-20 Postscript

(Image by Chip Bok)
Last week Our Grand Nagus attended the G-20 Summit, and chatted with Russia's Bare-Chested Czar.  Which, of course, is proof-positive of Trump's collusion with Putin.

The the pearl-clutching press took a minor detour in their Russian Narrative to criticize Trump's opening words in Warsaw, Poland; which by all accounts of like-minded folks, was an inspirational speech.

Well, inspiring to those of us who don't hate Western Civilization; like Jeff Zeleny, who thinks it was some White America, America First racist rant.

Then there's folks like Brad Woodhouse, who claim Trump was tooting on his dog whistle to us white nationalists.

But as James Taranto, via Mark Styen's Lutey Tunes article, observes:  "...if you can hear the dog whistle, you're the dog."

So while the Ministry of Truth continues to spin its Russia-Russia-Russia Cycle...

(Image by Lisa Benson)

...the rest of us like-minded folks are trying to change the channel...

(Image by Gary Varvel)

Sunday, July 9, 2017

FOX News Video: Bolling--Do Us A Favor and Don't Come Back, Mayor de Blasio




It looks like Hizzoner of the Big Apple followed a page right out of the Obama Playbook.

When your presence is needed to assure American citizens:  Be somewhere else, like the golf course, a fundraiser--or in De Blasio's case--jetting-off to Germany to hang out with your protestor pals at last week's G-20 Summit Meeting.

Let's hope New Yorkers turn out in droves for the next election and shitcan De Blasio's political aspirations.

Better yet, Hizzoner should heed the NY Post's front page recommendation:

(Image:  Front page of the NY Post, 8 July 2017)

Saturday, July 8, 2017

Corleone News Network--The Most Distrusted Name in News

(Image by Mike Lester)
Yesterday, I posted about what the local media in the Seattle,WA area wasn't discussing.

Today will be a round-up of a news agency  too far.  That is, the Case of CNN (now being referred to as the Coreleone News Network) which tracked down the supposed creator of the "Trump vs CNN" tweet and issued a veiled threat against him. 

The Roaming Millennial gives an excellent rundown of #CNNBlackmail

While the CNN hosts were thrilled over the discovery of the identity of HanAssholeSolo, Senator Cruz wondered if CNN broke Georgia state laws.

 Whether or not CNN violated the letter of any law, Greg Gutfeld said they screwed up (again).

(Image by Gary Varvel)
Mark Steyn quipped it was as if Wolf Blitzer put a horse's head in some guy's bed.

Of course, CNN's thin-skinned and thuggish behavior has left them wide open for well-deserved ridicule.

Paul Joseph Watson produced the Ultimate Trump vs. CNN Meme Compilation for your viewing pleasure.

(Image by Steve Kelley)



Friday, July 7, 2017

FOX News Video: Gutfeld--Seattle's Minimum Wage Hike Failures




Not only is the minimum wage hike not turning the People's Democratic Republic of Seattle into a Workers' Paradise as the city's Politburo promised, but it appears that Chairman Murray attempted to preempt a University of Washington study critical of the wage hike.

And in a case of the "dog that didn't bark," a coworker and I haven't found any of this on any local news sources.  We stumbled across these stories on conservative-ish news sites.

Oh, these stories may be somewhere on local news outlets, and if I were a paid journalist it would be my job to find them.

But as a citizen blogger, I shouldn't have to ferret-out news and information impacting the community I live in, or commute to.

Thursday, July 6, 2017

It's Good to be the Governor

(Image by Steve Breen)
Here in Washington State, we narrowly averted a government shutdown--again--before the Independence Day Weekend.  (Two years ago, we averted a state government shutdown over the bi-annual budget).

Apparently, the citizens of the Garden State weren't so lucky.  The state government shut down started on Friday (30 June) and wasn't resolved until Monday, (3 July) when Governor Chris Christie signed a budget deal.

Ah, but in a great example of It's good to be the King,  Christie--and his family--were spotted on a beach--a public beach closed to the rest of the Jersey serfs over the weekend due to the government shut down.

Maybe Christie needed the solitude to ponder why he didn't get the Republican Party nomination during the 2016 Presidential Campaign.

Sunday, July 2, 2017

FOX News Video: Gutfeld--World Hatred Of Trump Is Their Problem, Not Ours




I thought I'd take a moment to give my fellow Americans something else to celebrate this upcoming Independence Day:  Apparently, the world hates Our Grand Nagus.

Glad to hear it.

To piggy-back off what Greg and his cohorts said:  Trump is the President of the United States--not the world's student body president.

It's also funny how people from all over the world are trying to come to America--by hook, or by crook--even when governed by Republican presidents. 

Saturday, July 1, 2017

CNN's Credibility in the Crapper

(Image by Glenn McCoy)
In case you had any doubt, CNN producer, Jimmy Carr, thinks American voters are stupid as shit.

He's not the only one in any left-leaning newsroom to think so.

Knowing elite leftists hate our guts makes it hard to be upset over Our Drunk Dailer in-Chief's latest Twitter tussle with leftist activists-in-journalistic clothing. 

As most of the panelists on The Five pointed out, the media doesn't have a moral leg to stand on.

James O'Keefe goes even further, calling CNN America's Pravda (he's now on part 3 in a video series).

Mark Steyn glibly observed that the network's interview with Sesame Street's Elmo was the least nutty thing CNN did all week.

The irony in all this is CNN's credibility crisis merely confirmed what many of us already knew, or at least suspected.  Just check out the comments in any online video of this subject.

(Image by Mike Lester)