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This blood is on the pro-amnesty bastards’ hands.


(Hat tip Villainous Company via Hot Air.)

You would think that, by now, the Demoscum would have learned to keep Bambi on the teleprompter.

Keep him on-message, he’s only mildly inadequate.&#160 Get him off&#160 the teleprompter…well, this is what you get:

We’re not, we’re not trying to push financial reform because we begrudge success that’s fairly earned. I mean, I do think at a certain point you’ve made enough money. But, you know, part of the American way is, you know, you can just keep on making it if you’re providing a good product or providing good service. We don’t want people to stop, ah, fulfilling the core responsibilities of the financial system to help grow our economy.&#160 (Emphasis added)

Per the transcript supplied by Hot Air, only the last part of that blurb came anywhere close to resembling what the prepared remarks actually were.

Which, for me, begs the question:&#160 Bambi, what the fuck&#160 business is it of yours, of any bastard in that half-assed Al-Obambi excuse-for-a-government you have there – or, for that matter, any&#160 Demoscum, what&#160 is “enough” money for me, Mrs. Venomous, or any&#160 American to make?&#160 Hmmmmmmm?

Take your “pay czar”, your “core responsibilities”, your “spread the wealth” religion, your gaffetastic excuse-for-a-veep’s “time to be part of the deal” bullshit, turn it all sideways and shove it up your skanky, swishy ASS,&#160 you ball-less, chain-smoking, “children-are-a-punishment” son-of-a-crack-whore-bitch!!!!!

Villainous C. seems to think this was Bambi’s “Read My Lips” moment.&#160 I tend to think he was one-and-done anyway – this just seals it.

Couldn’t happen to a more stupid-assed bunch of imbeciles.


Denizens, there’s an old adage:&#160 “Everyone can bring joy into a person’s life – some by coming, some by going”.

Then there are those who bring joy by whining that they’re not&#160 coming.

Which brings me to San Transexual’s chief executive bathhouse boy, Gavin Newsom.

San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom announced today a moratorium on official city travel to Arizona after the state enacted a controversial new immigration law that directs local police to arrest those suspected of being in the country illegally.

The ban on city employee travel to Arizona takes effect immediately, although there are some exceptions, including for law enforcement officials investigating a crime, officials said. It’s unclear how many planned trips by city workers will be curtailed.

The move comes amid a cascade of criticism of Arizona’s law, which has been denounced by civil rights groups, some police officials and President Obama, who said it threatens to “undermine basic notions of fairness that we cherish as Americans.”

And all the people of Arizona said, HALLELUJAH, AMEN!!!!!

Texas needs to hurry up and pass a law like that…&#160


Nothing I really wanna write about tonight, Denizens, so we’ll reach into the Grab-Bag&#153 for a Rott comment from angrywebmaster:

I posted this on my web site. I got it from the Author Tom Kratman.

The Left’s 20 Rules of Racism:

1. If you believe that general intelligence exists, is heritable and at all testable for, you’re a racist.

2. If you point out that liberal philosophies and programs intended to have a good impact have had a disproportionately bad impact on the ethnicities targeted by liberals, you’re a racist.

3. If you notice that other cultures have some problems, you’re a racist.

4. If you notice your own culture has had some successes, you’re a racist.

5. If you try to identify subcultural problems, you’re a racist. If the problems existed or got worse under liberalism, see item 2, above.

6. If you’re mainstream American culture, and don’t hate that culture, you’re a racist.

7. If you’re capable of noting unpleasant facts about subcultures and discussing them without your brain fogging, you’re a racist.

8. If you won’t kowtow and grovel as soon as someone accuses you of racism for one of the reasons above or below, you’re a hopeless racist.

9. If you do not believe that mankind is a tabula rasa for liberals to make whatever they think would be good to make of man, this week, you’re a racist.

10. If you don’t take personal responsibility for all the evils of slavery, you’re a racist. This is true even if you only arrived from Poland last week.

11. If you’re white, you’re a racist.

12. If you’re white and just arrived from Poland last week and don’t accept that you’re a racist, you’re a racist.

13. If you try to interject logical thought into a discussion of culture, you’re a racist.

14. If you refuse to admit culture is a racial matter, and a liberal wants to conflate the two, you’re a racist.

15. If you believe that race and culture are indistinguishable and a liberal decides that you shouldn’t conflate the two, you’re a racist.

16. If you believe that black or Hispanic girls who are paid by liberal inspired programs from the age of 13 to have babies will have babies, you’re a racist.

17. If you believe that _any_ girls of whatever color who are paid to have babies will then have babies but then, insensitively, observe that a smaller percentage of white girls do, certainly because they haven’t been targeted for as much “help” from liberals, you’re a racist.

18. If it doesn’t bother you that the truth offends liberals, you’re a racist.

19. If your name is Tom Kratman and you write and in your writing your heroes and heroines tend to be from minorities while your villains are white liberals, you’re still a racist.

20. If you read The Bell Curve, you’re a racist. On the other hand, if you didn’t read it but wrote a scathing review on Amazon anyway you might not be a racist provided you take personal responsibility for 300 years of slavery even if you just arrived from Poland last week.

So there you have it. The Left’s 20 rules of Racism.

Many thanks, sir…even if I did&#160 swipe it.&#160


Item:&#160 The Conservatives4Palin blog reports that Timmy Tax-Cheat Tim Geithner Timmy Tax-Cheat says he never had a real job.

And this assclown is in charge of the United States Treasury.


(Hat tip:&#160 NewsBusters – damn, Jodi Miller is hawt!&#160 &#160 )

By now, Denizens, most of you have seen the sickening visage of one Ed Whitacre, new chair-type-critter of Government Motors, touting the “fact” that GM paid off – WITH INTEREST, BAH GAWD!!!&#160 (a little Good Ol’ JR&#153 lingo there) and wrenching his arm from patting his own back.&#160 (There is a similar video below the fold.)

Obviously, the Ayatollah and the rest of Al-Obambi would positively lurrrrrrve&#160 to use this to beat the GOP and the American people over the head with this – “See?&#160 Gummint bailouts, taking over on-the-verge-of-failure and handing them over to unions DOES work!!!” – which in turn would give them grist for their particular financial-sector-reform retardedness.

But something smelled awfully&#160 damned fishy in Denmark, don’tcha know.

See, I’ve had, albeit somewhat indirectly, first-hand experience with this Ed Whitacre fellow.&#160 As many of you know, I was previously employed by what Denizen & fellow blogger Alan K. Henderson lovingly (lovingly?) calls the “Death Star” – i.e, AT&T Wireless.&#160 I was there the day Ed Whitacre spun us off into our own little company, then put the sorriest-assed excuse ever for a management team in charge of the thing.&#160 I watched as AT&T Wireless spiraled down the tubes, only to be taken over by Cingular Wireless.

I could only sit idly by and suffer as they brought Chris Corrado, Chief Layoff Officer, in – probably with the approval of Ed Whitacre – and started ending the AT&T/Cingular careers, first of my friends, then mine.

So you’ll understand if I cast somewhat more than a jaundiced eye towards anything Ed Whitacre has to say.&#160 Particularly when it has to do with Government Motors – from whom, so help me God, I will never&#160 buy another vehicle, period, end, stop.

Well, turns out there was more to the Whitacre announcement of the loan paybacks than met the eye.&#160 Much more:

Uncle Sam gave GM $49.5 billion last summer in aid to finance its bankruptcy. (If it hadn’t, the company, which couldn’t raise this kind of money from private lenders, would have been forced into liquidation, its assets sold for scrap.) So when Mr. Whitacre publishes a column with the headline, “The GM Bailout: Paid Back in Full,” most ordinary mortals unfamiliar with bailout minutia would assume that he is alluding to the entire $49.5 billion. That, however, is far from the case.

Because a loan of such a huge amount would have been politically controversial, the Obama administration handed GM only $6.7 billion as a pure loan. (It asked for only a 7% interest rate–a very sweet deal considering that GM bonds at that time were trading below junk level.) The vast bulk of the bailout money was transferred to GM through the purchase of 60.8% equity stake in the company–arguably an even worse deal for taxpayers than the loan, given that the equity position requires them to bear the risk of the investment without any guaranteed return. (The Canadian government likewise gave GM $1.4 billion as a pure loan, and another $8.1 billion for an 11.7% equity stake. The U.S. and Canadian government together own 72.5% of the company.)

But when Mr. Whitacre says GM has paid back the bailout money in full, he means not the entire $49.5 billion–the loan and the equity. In fact, he avoids all mention of that figure in his column. He means only the $6.7 billion loan amount.

Oh, but that’s not the half of it, sportz fanz.

But wait! Even that’s not the full story given that GM, which has not yet broken even, much less turned a profit, can’t pay even this puny amount from its own earnings.

No shit.&#160 Don’t let ’em fool you, Denizens – GM isn’t doing that well in sales.&#160 Ford, for example has (if memory serves) lapped ’em at least a couple times.

So how is it paying it?

As it turns out, the Obama administration put $13.4 billion of the aid money as “working capital” in an escrow account when the company was in bankruptcy. The company is using this escrow money–government money–to pay back the government loan.

GM claims that the fact that it is even using the escrow money to pay back the loan instead of using it all to shore itself up shows that it is on the road to recovery. That actually would be a positive development–although hardly one worth hyping in ads and columns–if it were not for a further plot twist.

Sean McAlinden, chief economist at the Ann Arbor-based Center for Automotive Research, points out that the company has applied to the Department of Energy for $10 billion in low (5%) interest loan to retool its plants to meet the government’s tougher new CAFÉ (Corporate Average Fuel Economy) standards. However, giving GM more taxpayer money on top of the existing bailout would have been a political disaster for the Obama administration and a PR debacle for the company. Paying back the small bailout loan makes the new–and bigger–DOE loan much more feasible.

In short, GM is using government money to pay back government money to get more government money. And at a 2% lower interest rate at that. This is a nifty scheme to refinance GM’s government debt–not pay it back!

GM boasts that, because it is doing so well, it is paying the $6.7 billion five years ahead of schedule since it was not due until 2015. So will there be an accelerated payback of the rest of the $49.6 billion investment? No. That goal has been pushed back, as it turns out.

In order to recover that investment, the government has to sell its equity. It plans to do that only when GM becomes a publicly traded company once again. GM was hoping to turn a profit by the end of 2010 and float an initial public offering this winter. However, GM Chief Financial Officer Chris Liddell, when queried about that timeline a few days ago, demurred. The offering will be made, he said, “when the markets and the company are ready.”

So in other words, Denizens – Ed Whitacre’s lying through his teeth.&#160 Government Motors hasn’t paid back shit.

Yet another reason never to buy another Government Motors vehicle.


(Hat tip to the lovely & gracious Michelle.)

Item:&#160 Jim-Bob Jackoff James Carville, in a fundraising spam email spam for Demoscummic pissweasel Marcia Markie Critz, is calling Republicans – specifically, Der Sarahcuda and former GOP US Senator Rick Santorum – “reptiles”.

Yes.&#160 “Reptiles”.

Yes.&#160 The pussified libtard son-of-a-crack-whore-bitch whose own wife, GOP occasional-consultant Mary Matalin, calls him “Serpenthead”.

“Mr. Pot, there’s a Ms. Kettle on line two…”


Item:&#160 Nevada US Senatorial candidate – or, as we’re wont to call them around here, “likely person to depose Dingy Harry” – Sue Lowden postulated bartering as a means to obtain health care in the BambiCare pre-striking-down-by-the-Supreme-Court era:

Item:&#160 Widdle Matilda Yglesias isn’t too impressed

Lowden could very plausibly be representing Nevada in the US Senate a year from now, so it’s worth noting how terrible this would be. Checkups for chickens might work if we were all farmers, but what’s a blogger supposed to do?

In your&#160 case, Matilda?&#160 A leftist, no-talent, whiny hacktard excuse-for-a-blogger like you?

Well…I rather like Worf’s idea:



“One of the things that the conservatives have always brought to the table in America is a reminder that no law can replace personal responsibility. And the more power you have and the more influence you have, the more responsibility you have.” Clinton made the remarks at events sponsored by the Center for American Progress Action Fund on the upcoming anniversary of the bombing.

Thus sayeth he whom, as Dick Morris relates here, who has “personal responsibility” for Waco.&#160 (And Juanita Broderick and Kathleen Willey, as well, but that’s another topic for another post.)


That does it.&#160 I’m officially Getting Old&#153.

Heard “Sharp Dressed Man” by ZZ Top today.

On the local oldies&#160 station.

Damn.&#160 Dammit.&#160 Damn.&#160 It.&#160 All.&#160 To.&#160 Hell&#153.&#160


They’ll try to pound it through your head that today’s the 15th anniversary of the Oklahoma City Bombing.&#160 That’s because they’re still trying to link Timmy McVeigh to the conservative movement.&#160 Ideal for these bastards would be to find evidence that a Tea Partier has him for an ancestor, or something.

What they’re not&#160 telling you – hoping, of course, you’ll forget – is that today is also&#160 the seventeenth&#160 anniversary of Waco – when they&#160 were the direct cause of the deaths of some 50 men, women & children in a C4-ignited fire.

“They”, of course, is Kaiser Wilhelm von Slickmeister and his fellow pussified douchebags in Das Klintonreich&#153.

Never let it be forgotten that it was von der CitizenMurderer who gave the approval for Janet El Reño and her minions to torch the Branch Davidian safe house on this date in 1993 – and have been trying to blame the Right for “hate-this”, “hate-that” and “hate-the-other” ever-fucking-since.

Not to worry, motherfuckers.&#160 Justice will prevail at some point.

I just hope I’m around to see it.


Denizens, this Grab-Bag&#153 item comes to us, courtesy of…the Stepmother Unit&#153.&#160


Discovery Announcement ~ The densest element in the known universe has been found!


A major research institution has just announced the discovery of the densest element yet known to science. The new element has been named Pelosium. Pelosium has one neutron, 12 assistant neutrons, 75 deputy neutrons, and 224 assistant deputy neutrons, giving it an atomic mass of 311.

These particles are held together by dark forces called morons, which are surrounded by vast quantities of lepton-like particles called peons.

The symbol of Pelosium is Pu.

Pelosium’s mass actually increases over time, as morons randomly interact with various elements in the atmosphere and become assistant deputy neutrons within the Pelosium molecule, leading to the formation of isodopes.

This characteristic of moron-promotion leads some scientists to believe that Pelosium is formed whenever morons reach a certain quantity in concentration. This hypothetical quantity is referred to as Critical Morass.

When catalyzed with money, Pelosium activates CNNadnausium, an element that radiates orders of magnitude more energy, albeit as incoherent noise, since it has half as many peons but twice as many morons as Pelosium.



As if on cue.

Remember, Denizens, when I said:

Well, here’s a question for you: what if the Yankees & Red Sox don’t ever trail Texas this weekend – or worse, bomb the crap out of the pitching staff? What if the Rangers never even get the _chance_ to use either Oliver, Frankie Frank or Feliz? (It’s less of a chance this year than prior years, but work with me here.) You will have then wasted a chance to win a game you should have won, all for a scenario that never presented itself.

Noo Yawk won Friday’s rain-shortened, six-inning game, 5-1.&#160 And won today, 7-3, after leading most of the day, 7-0.

Tomorrow’s matchup is the Yankees’ patient offense vs. Rich Harden, who hasn’t proven yet he can put people away if he doesn’t strike them out.&#160 I tend to think that’ll be a bloodbath, too.

UPDATE:&#160 And they get swept, 5-2.&#160 Mheh.&#160

Well?&#160 WITY&#153?

Somebody needs to go buy me a swami’s hat ASAP.&#160


As some of you know, I’m an occasional participant in the Dullest Moaning Snooze’s&#160 baseball blog.

After the Tex-ass stRangerS’ 3-2 loss to Cleveland (Cleveland?) yesterday, I opined here that it was “another nail in (manager) Ron Washington’s managerial coffin”.

For that, I was somewhat semi-roasted.

Well, you guys know me.

MERLIN:&#160 Do we ever.

VENOMOUS:&#160 Oh, hush.


Anyway, my response to everyone who took a shot at me is below the fold.&#160 It’s more for them than for you guys, but feel free to read it anyway.&#160

Okay, now that I’ve had a chance to get all the work stuff out of the way, I can respond to some of my fan mail. (cough)

“Yeah, Spats! What was Washington thinking, telling the offense not to hit?”

Son, the last person on this blog that tried being a smart-*** with me got his head handed to him. He didn’t come back much after that.

Word to the wise. And you.

Now. Looked to me today like the Rangers, while not bashing the ball all over the park, had hit enough to have amassed a 2-0 lead. I’d say that that seemed enough to win the game, given a closer that throws in the 100s.

Yeah, I’d like to have seen a 13-3 rout, but you don’t get those every day, do you?

Now for Mr…uh…well…Norm:

“I can understand Wash trying to nurse Harrison through the 8th. And I think any criticism of the decision is unreasonable.”

Really. Do you, now? So you have no problem leaving a pitcher who only last year had surgery for thoracic outlet syndrome, and whom had already thrown about 110 pitches or so, out there to pitch to the go-ahead run with what was very likely a fatigued arm at that point?

Ooooooooo…kayyyyyy. (Cue the rolling eyes here.)

“It’s also reasonable to assume that Wash wanted a fully-rested bullpen for this weekend in New York”

Well, here’s a question for you: what if the Yankees & Red Sox don’t ever trail Texas this weekend – or worse, bomb the crap out of the pitching staff? What if the Rangers never even get the _chance_ to use either Oliver, Frankie Frank or Feliz? (It’s less of a chance this year than prior years, but work with me here.) You will have then wasted a chance to win a game you should have won, all for a scenario that never presented itself.

The point: Use what you have when you need it. You won’t get that chance again. This game has a funny way of making yesterday’s decisions look stupid today or tomorrow.

Awright, now for our next contestant…

“How are errors by Michael Young and Elvis Andrus Wash’s fault? Yeah, it’s the manager! Give me a break buddy.

Guess the players aren’t responsible for the loss?”

If Washington brings in his bullpen at that point, and they _still_ tank, okay, we can rip both MY and Andrus – and probably still should, anyway.

That said, a fresh arm was still the best course of action at that point, and RW didn’t exercise it. This has been a weakness of his throughout his entire time here – he’s never handled a pitching staff as well as a major league manager ought to. And it’s already cost him three games this year.

Now, the first one Frankie bombed, I’ll give him that one – who knew? But not after that. RW has _got_ to learn how to better manage a pitching staff if he wants to win here.


“Not the guys who objectively question the managers in-game decisions…but the guys who BLAME every loss on the manager. (see spats)

No offense spats.”

None necessarily taken, Red. I’m hoping you’ve at least been around long enough to know I don’t just mindlessly rant about this stuff.

And I’m not blaming _every_ loss directly on Wash. Harden’s first start was pure crap. _He_ needs to learn to pitch more efficiently. He’d better, because Tommy-gun will be back soon, and I can see making him the #2 and putting Harden in middle relief. (No, I don’t care what his salary is. If he can only go once through the order like he did against TOR, he’s a middle-inning guy.)

Now there are a couple more things I need to remind you guys of:

1) RW is on a short leash this year. JD & Nolan haven’t said as much, but there’s a reason Wash doesn’t have his extension for last year’s success. If the Rangers aren’t squarely in contention on June 1, I think that we can start the Wash Watch. Ergo, he can’t afford to be giving games away this early.

2) How many times have we been told the last two-three years that _this_ year was what this franchise was shooting for? All the crappy trades – Young for Eaton/Aki, Danks for Herky-Jerky McStringbean, Volquez for Hamilton (who really needs to prove he’s more than just a one-half-season wonder), letting Galarraga go to Detroit for nothing – all of that, plus the subsequent deals for Salty, Andrus, etc. – we’ve been asked to bear with JD & company through all that, plus the mediocre baseball that followed, because in 2010, they were supposed to turn it on and begin the serious competition, not just for a division crown, but for their first World Series berth.

Remember that?

I do. Every time one of us screamed about the lousy trades, or about JD, or whatever, it was “Wait until 2010 – that’s when the kids will have all grown up and we can start seriously competing for a pennant…”

So this year, yeah – the standards are a little higher. As they should be. It’s put-up-or-shut-up time for JD, Nolan and RW. They need to be playing meaningful games in _late_ September (and beyond) if they want to be taken seriously going forward.

So far, I’m not terribly impressed.


Denizens, for those of you who read the Rott on a regular basis, this is old news for you, so bear with me.

Me, being the CSITMF guy that I am, I haven’t been quite certain how to respond to this guy (and by “this guy”, I mean Gene Gene the Turn-Tail-and-Running Machine&#153, and not his mewling sycophants Andrew, Brian or Juliette) because – as he’s in India and I’m halfway around the world from him, it makes even less sense to issue The Challenge&#153 than usual – not only is he a craven coward, but he has zero way of making it over here.

Unless, of course, he’s planning on coming in this:

Eh.&#160 Maybe not.

But it does&#160 behoove me to address what he said.&#160 Which was this:

What do you do when patient petitioning, protest marches and court orders fail? What do you do when all the protocols and cheat codes of democracy fail? This is what you do: you reclaim the language of democracy from the twisted bunch that have hijacked, cannibalized and subverted it.

Funny you should mention that, Jeannie baby, because most of the folks I&#160 am honored enough to call “friends” feel just the same way.

Only it’s gonna be a shock for you and your honeyboys when you see what we&#160 do about it.

Pressuring politicians on climate change is not working. We saw that in Copenhagen.

That’s because the politicians have seen that what you’re peddling is abject bullshit.&#160 We saw that&#160 in East Anglia.&#160 “Hide the decline”, y’know.

We need to shift targets and go after the real termites that hollowed out and imploded Copenhagen.

Hmmmm.&#160 Sounds to me like you’re wanting to target me and mine – since it was us that exposed your claptrap in the first place.

So we’re your “targets” now, are we?&#160 How would it grab you to know the feeling’s mutual?

We need to hit them where it hurts most, by any means necessary: through the power of our votes, our taxes, our wallets, and more.

Ex-squeeze me?&#160 Baking powder?&#160 Just what is this “more” you’re proposing?

Be verrrrrrrrry&#160 careful how you answer that, pussy.&#160 Something tells me that – to paraphrase a certain movie character – you don’t wanna ride that&#160 train.

The proper channels have failed. It’s time for mass civil disobedience to cut off the financial oxygen from denial and skepticism.

If you’re one of those who believe that this is not just necessary but also possible, speak to us. Let’s talk about what that mass civil disobedience is going to look like.

If you’re one of those who have spent their lives undermining progressive climate legislation, bankrolling junk science, fueling spurious debates around false solutions, and cattle-prodding democratically-elected governments into submission, then hear this:

We know who you are. We know where you live. We know where you work.

And we be many, but you be few.

Ah.&#160 The money quote, despite the scared little bleatings of Juliette, Brian & Andrew.&#160 They&#160 may say you don’t intend violence, but those of us who have our heads screwed on straight know just a little bit better.

Bring it on, Jeannie, you pansified little asswipe.&#160 Bring your vegan, Gaia-worshipping, tree-humping butt-buddies, if you’d like.

We’re ready to rumble any.&#160 Time.&#160 You.&#160 Grow.&#160 A.&#160 Set.

Let’s see whatcha got, chickenshit.


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