10.22.2008

Random Wednesday Morning Thoughts

  • Viral video of the day: Sarah Palin says a VP is in "charge of the U.S. Senate." That lady now officially wears me out.
  • And things are going too well for her as stories break of $150,000 makeover by the RNC and her perhaps improperly billing the State of Alaska for the travel of her children. Let's go ask Joe the Plumber or Joe Six Pack how they feel about that.
  • Sometimes I pretend 18 wheelers are living creatures (I think that was the premise of an old Steven King novel.)
  • Everyone complains about doing laundry. Laundry is easy. Throw it in the washer. Throw it in the dryer. Put it up.
  • Tony Romo won't play again this week. Cowboys, as a whole, probably won't either.
  • Cowboy Roy Williams, who broke his arm again last week and is out for the season, is supposed to receive a $6.6 million bonus next year. Go ahead and strike him off the 2009 roster.
  • I get claustrophobia driving through Lake Worth on Jacksboro Highway.
  • In case you missed it, Jarhead voted anti-Wise County yesterday.
  • What an awful wreck on 51 yesterday afternoon. The Messenger has a full page picture of it on page 1, above the fold, this morning.
  • I've learned my nephew is now an intern/yuck monkey on ESPN radio in Waco. That job sounds better than mine.
  • Gas prices are ridiculously high in Wise County when compared to the metroplex. I think, on average, they run 30 cents a gallon higher.
  • I'm not sure why the right wingers got so bent out of shape over Obama's "spread the wealth" comment. That is exactly what our progressive tax system does: Take more from those who earn more and then spread it out to others. That's not exactly ground breaking news.
  • When I'm at home alone, I'll swear I see people out of the corner of my eye every now and then. It used to startle me. Now I'm used to it.
  • Most confusing story: An elderly lady suffering from Alzheimers wanders away from DFW Airport in 2001. They now believe her remains have been found near the Lewisville damn. Oddities: (1) Her bones were actually found a year ago but the connection is just now announced, (2) the connection was due to her personal effects being found this month around the same place - that's our scientific proof?, and (3) assuming she walked that far (and all indications are that she did) can you imagine how many people drive past her as she moved north of the airport?
  • The NBA is in preseason and I'm already bored by it.
  • I'll probably go stand out in the parking lot when the cold front blows through.
  • DA candidate Clint Phillips seems like a nice guy, but no one can win as a write in candidate. I said the other day that I didn't think Greg Lowery, who is expected to win in a landslide, would get more than 5% of the vote if voters had to remember to write in his name.
  • It's weird that "humans" include both a Nobel prize winner for physics and someone you'll see get confused at the Walmart checkout stand today.

92 comments:

Anonymous said...

I see people too and I hear them call my name...it's spooky!

Go Jarhead!!

Anonymous said...

Maybe if all the Democrats turn out, then Greg Lowery might not win or at least not by a landslide.

The Prawn said...

Good News Everyone!

Supporters of al-Qaeda have endorsed John McCain!

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/newstopics/uselection2008/johnmccain/3238578/John-McCain-endorsed-by-al-Qaeda-supporters.html

Anonymous said...

I drove past that wreck at 6:00, all that was left was the tractor trailer cab, everything else had been taken away. Watch that video....why are the tanker truck's skid marks on the opposite lane? Was he trying to pass someone and hit that poor guy head on?

Anonymous said...

What's up with the sound on Fox 4? The sound keeps going out every few seconds or so...noticed it yesterday morning also. I want to hear all of Meagan's words! Hey Now!

Anonymous said...

"Randon Wed. Thought"....aahhhwww.....she's okay....maybe a 7. The chick on the left......dog meat.

18 wheelers should be living creatures....and there should be open season on them

Naturally the Mess. would have a huge picture of the accident. I'm surprised if they don't have a center fold in Sundays paper

Gas in Ft. Worth running $2.42 to $2.59 in most places. As much as you drive to Ft.W Barry, you need to stop at the Race Track on Beach St just north of 820. Usually the cheapest.

Those "people" you see is called "Attorney Syndrome" from constantly having to look over your shoulder...lol

Anonymous said...

People don't have to remember Clint's name...they just have to look at the sheet of paper hanging in each voting booth. His name is there. I wrote him in on Monday.

mzchief said...

I would bet dollars to dimes you will NEVER see a Nobel prize winner at Wal-Mart especially the Wal-Mart in Decatur.

Anonymous said...

Gas prices as much as .50 cents higher in county,maybe we should call the supplier.a local decatur company.

Anonymous said...

I heard the most horrific thing on the scanner when the wreckers were at the scene to load up 2 wrecked big rigs and 1 small car, I heard a trooper call to cops at wreck site and told them to check under one of the 18 wheelers for body parts before loading it on wrecker. Makes you realize how bad it was, very sad...

Anonymous said...

"...Jarhead voted anti-Wise County..."
My solution is to not vote for anybody, as opposed to voting for/against Phil King. Also, the tax for WC in WC (Weatherford College in Wise Co) is a good idea, so thanks, Jar. I'm ready to get my learn on! Heck, in a couple of years I might even get me one of them Nobel doohickeys.

"I'll probably go stand out in the parking lot when the cold front blows through"
Make sure you stand into the wind so your feathers don't get ruffled.

"When I'm at home alone, I'll swear I see people out of the corner of my eye every now and then."
Yeah, I get that sometimes, too

"It's weird that "humans" include both a Nobel prize winner for physics and someone you'll see get confused at the Walmart checkout stand today."
The theory is: (Stick with me, cuz it gets kinda technical) It takes all kinds.
And it doesn't matter how big a brain that Nobel prize winner has, I bet he gets confused at the Walmart checkout, too. Ahh, the great equalizer!
Sometimes, when I'm standing at the checkout, I swear I can see people out of the corner of my eye.
Weird, huh?
I'm just sayin'

Triple Fake ghost of Mr. Sam (Walton, that is)

Starr said...

Sorry, but doing laundry sucks. No random comment can convince me otherwise.

Jarhead said...

"anti-Wise County..."

Hmmm, I'm more of a "glass half full" sort of person, so I prefer to spin it this way:

Pro-education in Wise county. Lord knows some of you posters need it. [the Weatherford College Maint. Tax]

Anti-people-on this-blog-that-annoy-me [the Phil King vote].

If you disagree with my vote, then get out and vote yourselves!

This has been a Jarhead Public Service Announcement.

Anonymous said...

Not to disappoint, the $150,000.00 in clothes will be auctioned of for charity after the election,the media forgot to mention that part.

Kids travel is permitted in most instances, when not she has reimbursed the State, check the law, check the record.

Viral Video - Great trash coming from the left. Nice to know those parents, make those decisions to allow their five year old to record something they have no idea about. And, those very parents are voting for a President. Scary!

Collin Powells son is backing John McCain, we don't hear a lot about that from the media.

Joe six-pack and Joe the Plumber probably don't care about Palin's travel. They would however probably like to have the "kick-backs" and low-interest mortgage loans that Chris Dodd and Barney Frank received from the Fannies. Not to mention the fact Barney's gay lover was a big-wig at the fannies so I'm sure Barney got more than a nightly back rub from him.

I like the fact we've dumped 700 billion into the economy and Pelosi is wanting to drop another 300 billion, let's do the math here. Gee Wally, how do they get that kind of money? Oh, Beave, it comes from people who work their butts off and goes to people who don't. Yea, Wally, I forgot, we're middle income and we have a money tree in the backyard.

"Spread the Wealth" may not be groundbreaking but giving it to 40% of individuals who don't pay taxes and lay on their ass because they're already getting "The Check" is called a larger welfare program.

Prawn, Al Queda endorsing McCain, what a joke!! Sorry you had to fall for the liberal propaganda. Talk about liberal ignorance.

Buckwheat said...

Question SlopJar Head- If Wise County sucks so bad and you are soooo glad to be away from here, why in the hell do you keep reading and posting on this blog? We suck, you're wonderful? So go away.

Anonymous said...

If McCain is wrong, Joe the Plumber is wrong and the Republicans have been wrong, why is Obama now (today) changing his tax plan? Now he say's there will be a work requirement. Hmmmm! Kinda makes you wonder.

Jarhead said...

Buckwheat:

You wish.

Anonymous said...

I'm going outside at 11:34 to see if Barry's prediction was correct. You may be pretty close.

Anonymous said...

$2.51 a gallon yesterday in far north Fort Worth

Mr. Sandford Oil, please explain why gas prices are so high in Decatur ??

Anonymous said...

Hey 9:27 - wish you hadn't said that - it will bring on the wrath of wordypile.

Anonymous said...

Ah Prawn, has it ever occurred to you that Al Queda may be saying they are voting for McCain to change some votes for Obama. They would rather deal with him because he wants to talk things out with no pre-conditions. However, If John McCain becomes elected they'll know they better watch themselves or they'll have a boot in thier arse.

Anonymous said...

How do Joe the Plumber and Joe Sixpack feel about Sarah the Shopper?

Buckwheat said...

I sure do.

Anonymous said...

Weatherford College Maint. Tax...
Harvard on the Big Sandy. Yeah!

We can combine the mascots of Bridgeport and Decatur - call 'em the Fightin' Bugles. They'll never actually play against anybody. Just fight amongst themselves

Triple Fake Hatfield! McCoy! Hatfield! McCoy!

Anonymous said...

If you think fuel in Decatur is high, look at BP. One of the most expensive in the state. It's a shame you can buy fuel in Santa Fe, NM cheaper than BP. So much for supporting local businesses.

Jarhead said...

BW,

Well, then, here's some advice: why don't you wish in one hand, and $hit in the other and see which one fills up faster?

Never happen, my anonymous little friend.

Anonymous said...

Jarhead must have a lot of free time. What a lonesome loser he must be!

Anonymous said...

I actually wrote a short story entitled "Trucks". It is included in the book "Night Shift".

Double Fake StePHen King

Anonymous said...

8:26 - many Democrats will switch over and vote for Greg - at least this one will.

Buckwheat said...

My my anonymous little friend?

It's nice being anonymous. But you wouldn't know, would you Kelley?

Jarhead said...

Close. Kelley is Mrs. Jarhead...

I'm having fun getting you all worked up. What else you got?

Anonymous said...

Thats Kevin.

Anonymous said...

Hey buckwheat - I've been called by my first name on here too.

Barry must get a kick out of identifying some of us to others.

Oooh - such power!

Anonymous said...

Buckwheat vs Jarhead.. Book it as the main event, that may can save the Elite XC and Kimbo Slice will still have a job.

Anonymous said...

BE THERE!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Anonymous said...

10:20 - if you are going to cross party lines...why not just write in the Independent?

Anonymous said...

9:51 "Code Blue"
Answer to question is at 9:19.
Over and Out, Roger that!!

Anonymous said...

I am placing bets on Jarhead!

BW grow up.

Anonymous said...

Hey Barry, Answer this. What if you worked for a company as an outside salesman with other salesmen and you worked on commission. The boss comes in one day and tells all of you that at the end of the month, your total sales commission will be averaged on total sales and payed evenly to all of you. How long would you work for this liberal spread the wealth weenie of a boss? I'll wait for an answer.

Anonymous said...

One other thing Barry, I forgot to mention that you are consistently the top salesman and have the highest commission check.

wordkyle said...

Obama's "spread the wealth" comment is disturbing for several reasons.

1) Another way of saying "spread the wealth" is "spread the poverty" - someone has less, simply because the government mandated it. Pooling funds to provide for the common defense, build and maintain infrastructure, etc., are different from merely redistributing money. Obama's remark reflects his intent simply to redistribute the wealth. How is Joe the plumber helped when his money is taken away and given to his neighbor?

2) Obama implies that people at the top of the income scale are not paying enough taxes. The top 25% of income earners pay 86% of all federal taxes. Is that not "enough?"

3) Obama and other Liberal Democrats have demonized the top level of wage earners, for no other reason than the amount of money they make. They have twisted free enterprise into a zero-sum game -- i.e., if one person "wins," then someone else has to "lose," which is not how capitalism works -- and exploited class envy for votes. Earning money should not be maligned as a character flaw.

4) Obama characterizes "spreading the wealth" as a "tax break for 95% of Americans" -- despite the fact that 40% of Americans don't pay federal income tax. The "tax break" for them would be a government handout.

5) Obama enthusiastically embraces the concept of the redistribution of wealth (robbing Peter to buy Paul's vote.) That sounds a lot like "From each according to his ability; to each according to his need." (The underlying philosophy of communism.) Can anyone explain the difference?

If Obama wins, and the Democrats increase their control of both houses of Congress, there will be no one left to fight effectively against their economic policies that punish achievement and increase dependence on government.

Anonymous said...

The people who complain about laundry usually have to do more than just their own..

Anonymous said...

Barry, I'm still waiting.

Anonymous said...

People making more than $250,000 do not complain about doing their laundry.

Betcha!

Anonymous said...

People making more than $250,000 get a good laugh at people like Wordkyle. So completely buying all the crap, while they get all the breaks!

Anonymous said...

Did Obammy's grandmother break her hip when he threw her under the bus?

Anonymous said...

The Government's been spreading my wealth all my life: Starwars, S&L bailouts, iraq wars, Bear Sterns Bailout, Wall Street Bailout......

Anonymous said...

Barry Dungan, Come in from the parking lot and answer the question.

Silicone Alley said...

Did the cold front hit at 11:34?

Anonymous said...

"...$150,000 makeover by the RNC..."
I don't suppose the DNC would ever dream of lipsticking up one of their pigs (figuratively speaking, of course [wink]) in a similar manner. According to the story, the law states that personal expenditures are not allowed. Is it fair to say that the clothes and makeup are used for campaigning, and therefore, NOT for personal use?

"...improperly billing the State of Alaska for the travel of her children." Seems like I saw this story a couple of weeks ago, and it was all explained thoroughly then.

"Sarah Palin says a VP is in "charge of the U.S. Senate"...
from Wiki:
"As designated by the Constitution of the United States, the vice president also serves as the President of the Senate, and may break tie votes in that chamber."
Technically, her statement is correct. If you were one of them folks that carried a copy of the Constitution in your pocket, you would have been able to verify that on the spot, hoss. But then, isn't it common knowledge that the VP presides over the Senate? Kinda like the way a judge presides over a courtroom, counselor.

Anonymous said...

Just another example of how Sara Palin is frighteningly unintelligent, unknowledgeable, ill-equipped and unprepared to lead this nation in any capacity.

John McCain is an old man and very likely to die and leave THIS woman in charge!! Good Grief!

Anonymous said...

Government 101 - Refresher course:

Presiding over the Senate has NOTHING to do with "being in charge of the Senate."

Mr. Mike Honcho said...

Of couse obammy is changing his stance on the tax plan... when you stepped back and looked at it why would you support it? I already help pay welfare, assisted living, unemployment, etc... Kiss my ass if you now want me to write a blank check to help make you Robin-Fn-Hood.

Weather blew in at 11:40am.... I enjoyed watchin that out the window.

No worries on ghosts Barry... that is just a little tired brain action... but I would like to know: if you were haunted, who would your Jacob Marley be?

I paid $2.39 in West. $2.56 in Den-don. and yeah, Sanford is a "sack".

Anonymous said...

Man, I feel sorry for somebody that thinks the girl on the left in that photo is ugly. You must be looking above the neck at one, and below the neck only at the other. But then, that was the intent with the low-cut top. Oversized baby feeders is not always the criterion for judging beauty.
And before somebody starts slamming me for judging by looks alone, that's all we have to go by at this point. Now, if anyone would like to introduce me to either of these nice young ladies (preferably the brunette), then I would be able to assess their other qualities.

Triple Fake Hef

mzchief said...

To anonymous 11:21...
I do not know what you mean by "people making more than $250,000... get all the breaks." Hubby mzchief and I paid 34% of our AGI in taxes last year. When was the last time YOU paid federal income tax of $173,498? Since Hubby mzchief is self-employed he also paid 12% in Social Security taxes. Incidentally, we donated MORE money to educational scholarships, we established, than we kept. Not a single one of the scholarships is "need based." Everyone who has qualified for our scholarships have held jobs while in high school and proved a willingness to WORK for what they want.

To pretend that it is FAIR or "Patriotic" for people, who work 12-14 hour days, 6-7 days a week and be away from their families for 6+ months a year, to pay MORE in taxes is MALICIOUS and a detriment to anyone who works hard their entire life in an attempt to grow PERSONAL WEALTH for their family and people of THEIR choice.

The government does NOT have a RIGHT to determine that some slag who has not worked their arse off of who has made HORRIBLE PERSONAL choices has a RIGHT to ANY portion of my family's income.

Here is a breakdown of who paid what percentage of federal personal income taxes in 2006.

Taxpayers in the top 1% with an AGI $388,806+ paid 39.89% of all federal personal income taxes collected in 2006

Taxpayers in the top 10% with an AGI of $108,904+ paid 70.79% of all federal personal income taxes collected in 2006

The bottom 50% with an AGI of $31,987 or less paid 2.99% of all federal personal income taxes collected in 2006.

Source; National Taxpayers Union

Even an idiot can see that the top 10% is carrying the majority of the tax burden. As a fair minded person, exactly how much more of the burden do you think they should carry until it is UNFAIR? Please note, $108,904 AGI does NOT mean a person is "wealthy."

wordkyle said...

I find it highly amusing that Democrats will quibble about whether "preside over the Senate" means the same as "being in charge of the Senate" when one of their heroes argued about what the meaning of "is" is.

The history and background of both McCain and Palin are open books, with no secrets. The history and background of Obama are shrouded in secrecy and double meanings. Regarding such relationships as his with Ayers, Obama has had to resort to the argument of "it depends on what the meaning of "is" is." That always seems to work with Democrats.

House of R and R said...

11:54 Synonym Refresher Course 101

PRESIDE

Take the chair
Chair
Control
Supervise
Be in charge of
Head
Lead
Direct

Thank you to Microsoft Word for clearing that up.

Anonymous said...

Wed. morning @ Walmarts in Denton (Murphy USA) regular unleaded $2.369/gal.

Anonymous said...

Mr. Green shame on you. Those girls are old enough to be your Grand Daughters.

Anonymous said...

This video is her description of Vice-Presidential duties. She states the ' VP promotes the president's agenda. And she says the VP is "in 'charge' of the Senate and if they want to, they can really git in there with the Senators an make a lot of good policy changes"

The United States Vice President's ONLY role in the US Senate is to cast a tie breaking vote.

VP Cheney has only had to do this 8 times in almost 8 yrs. VP Al Gore= 4 times in 8 yrs.

Hardly 'getting in there' with the Senators and creating policy.

Someone needs to tell her that her primary job responsibility is to be ready to step in and immediately become President and leader of the free world if John McCain, 72 yrs old, falls over dead.

I am not sure she knows this.

Anonymous said...

I have the same thoughts about old man Joe Biden, 1:39pm. If Obama gets the head honcho job there are people out there that say he won't last long. What's gonna happen when old man Biden has to take over? Are you Demo's gonna feed him some sort of concoction that'll make him live forever? Or, are you going to get a brain and look in the mirror at how dumb you people are with your idiotic remarks because that's all you got?

Anonymous said...

My momma always said, "never trust anyone who's name can be unscrambled to mean -

AAMOB

African American Mob


Double Fake Joe the Redneck

Anonymous said...

From 1:39 - "She states the 'VP promotes the president's agenda."
Sounds to me like that would involve trying to convince Senators to vote WITH the Prez on whatever is up for a vote. That may not fit the definition of "creating" policy, but it sure sounds to me like "getting in there"
Okay, maybe she's not eloquent like Obama, or Bill Clinton, but I think she has a good idea of what the job involves. You're equating plainspeaking for ignorance. And I guess it never occured to her that she may have to step in for McCain if he "falls over dead." Or maybe if she brought that up, it would sound like she is waiting to step over his still-warm corpse to grab the reins. VPs attend lots of state funerals, but I doubt (m)any of them relish attending one for their boss. We can talk about it all we want, but it would be crass if she mentioned it.

Anonymous said...

For those of you who know I post under DF, 2:13 is NOT mine in any way, shape or form.

No Fake Double Fake

Anonymous said...

uh, no 1:28 you mean those girls are YOUNG enough to be his granddaughters. And I seriously doubt that. Even at an Arkansas rate of procreation, he would have to be in his mid-50s, since they appear to be of age to legally drink

Triple Fake Arkansas Tourism Bureau

Anonymous said...

Kudos to you Mzchief on the success that you and your husband enjoy, and I agree with your premise about not spreading the wealth if it means more money for someone who doesn't work, but I would never imply that someone working a blue collar job works less hard than someone who is educated enough to make enough money to pay 173K in taxes, and to be able to live on less than they give to charitable causes.

Anonymous said...

“To brag little - to show well - to crow gently, if in luck - to pay up, to own up, and to shut up, if beaten, are the virtues of a sporting man” Oliver Wendell Holmes

Anonymous said...

Obama will not be ELECTED AS OUR NEXT PRESIDENT. NOT NOW OR IN ANY LIFETIME.

NO American President has or will ever have a name like BARACK HUSSEIN OBAMA.

Anonymous said...

2:45 = MORON!
Your statement is absolutely stunning, and probably killed this thread. However, you are just about half-right there, half-wit. There never has been a president with that name.
Now crawl back under your rock and leave the thought-making stuff to the rest of us

Anonymous said...

We are getting the shaft in Wise County on gas prices. I returned from the Hill Country today and gas was $2.29 and diesel $3.09 in Lampasses.

Anonymous said...

"Is" is?.... and twice in the same post Wordy?

You really Do need an editor!

Anonymous said...

When Obama, Pelosi, and Reid create their welfare state, we will go into a depression.

Anonymous said...

Barry, Can't you answer a simple question?

Anonymous said...

It is sad that this country is going to elect a socialist. The masses are asses.

wordkyle said...

354 - It's known as a "callback."

Not everyone who thinks he can edit is an editor.

mzchief said...

To anonymous 2:34...
Thank you. Please note, I said nothing about blue collar workers. However, now that you mention it, there is not a single blue collar worker who has a RIGHT to a single dime of my family's income. It is the responsiblity of the government to provide a safe and stable environment where people have the opportunity to get ahead. It is NOT the government's responsibility to take from those who have gotten ahead and give to those who have NOT gotten ahead.

If you HONESTLY believe that blue collar workers are going to get a dime of the money Obama has promised to give to 90% of taxpayers you are delusional. Do the math. The top 25% with an AGI of $64,702+ paid 86.27% of all federal personal income taxes collected in 2006 there is NO way Obama is going to be able to institute his TRILLION DOLLAR budget INCREASE and cut the taxes of 90% of tax payers. I cannot help but laugh at all those STUPID people who cheer when Obama promises to raise the taxes on businesses in the U.S. Do those morons not realize, businesses will pass on the cost of doing business to the consumer and merely charge more for their goods and services? Trust me, the increase of the cost of EVERYTHING will far outstrip what little taxpayers will get in the way of tax cuts/rebates. During the past 2 years the Democrats raised the minimum wage by 50%. Not too surprising but food, services and EVERYTHING has gone up about 50% in the past 2 years. Proof that business merely passes on their increased costs on to customers.

When it was expedient and in the best interest to Obama, Obama broke his promise of only taking public campaign funds to run his campaign for POTUS. What makes you think Obama will keep ANY of his campaign promises of cutting taxes for hard working Americans. You do realize, Obama ran for the Illinois State house and U.S. Senate with the promise of cutting taxes and has NEVER authored or so much as co sponsored a single piece of legislation that would lower anyone's taxes, right? As for the BS Obama is spewing about spending the 10 billion a month, that is currently spent in Iraq, on taxpayers after he ends the war in Iraq, you really should know that there is no extra 10 Billion a month. The money that is being spent on Iraq is money the U.S. is borrowing from China. You honestly do not think it is in the nation's best interest to continue borrowing money from China to prop up the U.S. economy. Oh, right, the "economic stimulus" packages are being funded by money borrowed from China.

People need to get over their Bush Derangement Syndrome and realize Obama is selling the country a bill of goods. Carter became POTUS because the nation hated Nixon and Ford. The nation cannot afford to make the same mistake and elect Obama because they hate Bush.

Incidentally, I dislike "W" nearly as much as I distrust and dislike Obama. I dislike "W" because he is an idiot. I dislike Obama because he is a LIAR and a RACIST.

Anonymous said...

Mzchief, I am not a supporter of Obama's and did not mean to infer that I think anyone has a right to any of your money.

Anonymous said...

Wordy, don't you call yourself a "writer"?...... Writers use the language in creative ways to get their messages across.

And do you do other kinds of writing? All I ever read on Barry's blog has to do with bashing liberals and promoting conservatives.

Anonymous said...

Speaking of write-in candidates, everyone should consider Chuck Baldwin, the Constitution Party presidential candidate. Check his site out.

Anonymous said...

Not sure any exit poll are being taken or any signifigant polls at all are being done in Wise County to indicate what Barry suggests about the D.A. Race. I hope Mr. Phillips gets lots of write in votes. This would just help Gerlad Hartley out. Democrats (Real Democrats) will support Mr. Hartley not because he's a Democrat, but because he's the best person to bring balance and fairness to our screwed up judicial system. Greg Lowery lies about a conviction rate that doesn't even exist that can be verified by voters on his advertisments, so who's he trying to fool. If Mr. Lowery's convicion rate is better than Former D.A. Todd Durden or Barry Green's then big deal. I've been to Barry Green BRAG Site on his professional web site, and the quality of Greg Lowery's conviction rate should be questioned by all Wise County Voters and remember, Barry Green endorsed Greg Lowery for D.A., I wonder why? Maybe because he's making Mr. Green a lot of money. As a matter of fact, a lot of Defense Attorney's in Wise County have endorsed Mr. Lowery for D.A. Poor Law enforcement, you have been taken. Good luck if Lowery is the next D.A..

wordkyle said...

643 - Not being from Wise County, I leave the local stuff to locals. I only come here to bash Liberals and promote Conservativism.

I bow to your superior knowledge of how to do what I do for a living.

Anonymous said...

You are right Mzchief. There is no way that Obama can cut taxes and spend more money. He is saying what the Democrat base wants to here. He promises hand outs to the poor and taxes on the rich. He can't deliver.

Anonymous said...

Didn't any of you retards catch that she was speaking to a child in their terms??

Anonymous said...

MZCHIEF

That is how the US Tax system works. We do not have a flat tax, we have progressive tax system. The more you make, the more you pay. Your elected officials decide how to distribute it. Deal with it.

The government has been redistributing my wealth all my life. My tax $$ have paid for more Republican Horse crap than I could possibly list here. Lately, it has included long drawn out wars in the middle east based on a lies that are costing us trillions.

19% of all the wealth in this country goes to the top 1% of the population. Reported yesterday, the economic gap between the rich and poor has skyrocketed in the US since 2000. The only countries where the gap is larger is Mexico and Turkey. This kind of disparity does not happen because 1% of the people are hard working and making good 'life choices' and the other 99% are a bunch of lazy bums!

The wealthy are not entitled to special tax cuts just because they are privileged elite. They would not be so wealthy if they were not in the United States. That is the price of opportunity.

You must be one of those "compassionate conservatives" You have that familiar conservative attitude "I got mine, everyone else can go to hell". Nice, real nice.

Anonymous said...

All that money Sara the Shopper spent could have been used for campaign ads.

Another bad decision and another case of overstepping the ethical line by acting inappropriately.

Anonymous said...

Mzchief

Voting for McCain for his tax policy?

McCain has flip flopped on tax cuts. He opposed Bush tax cuts in 2000 because he said they gave too much to the wealthy and left out the middle class.. These are his words. Videos of him talking about is position on Bush tax cuts are all over the internet. Now, he wants to continue Bush tax cuts to the wealthy.

Here is his appearance on Meet the Press: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dYsKiA3Myyw&NR=1

He says Obama is redistributing your wealth. Funny thing, he agreed with Obama then.

If McCain were not running for president, he would endorse Obama

mzchief said...

To anonymous 8:32...
Obviously, reading comprehension is not your strong suit but exceeds your sense of fairness.

Most people would agree that it is UNFAIR for people who hold 19% of the wealth in a nation to pay 39.89% of all federal income taxes paid in the U.S. Oh, would you do me a favor and provide me a list of the tax cuts provided to the "wealthy." BTW...I have NEVER qualified for an "earned income tax credit" like the majority of tax payers. As for your assumption that I am among those that "would not be so wealthy if they were not in the United States" you could not be more wrong since EVERY dime of my husband's income, the past 5 years has come from FOREIGN GOVERNMENTS. Incidentally, Hubby mzchief makes certain that EVERY bit of manufacturing work and shipping, typically just north of a 1/2 billion dollars, that can be done for his projects are done by companies owned by small businesspeople in the U.S. Unfortunately, when something has to be transported using an Antonov he must rely on a Russian company.

I have already established that Hubby and I give away MORE of our gross income than we keep and we direct it toward programs that will allow people to get what we have so there goes your inaccurate assumption that I ascribe to "that familiar conservative attitude "I got mine, everyone else can go to hell."

Since I am pro-choice, pro-same sex marriage, for legalization of non opiate drugs and was against the war in Iraq, that blows your theory of me being "one of those compassionate conservatives." However, I guess the fact I was AGAINST the recent trillion dollar financial bailout and economic stimulus package passed by the DEMOCRATS keeps me from being called a LOONY LEFTIST LIBERAL. Incidentally, as for the "LIES" about the threat posed by Saddam Hussein, you might want to hiss and spit at the Democrats because the DEMOCRATS are the ones who were sounding the alarms about Hussein, for YEARS, prior to "W" becoming POTUS. Have a look at the video and make note EVERYONE featured, including both Clintons, Harry Reid, Joe Bidden and Nancy Pelosi are DEMOCRATS are declaring something must be done because Hussein had WMDs.

Prior to pointing fingers at Republicans you really should take a long hard OBJECTIVE look at the Democrats and perhaps you would realize they are ALL screwing over hard working Americans. The best advice I can offer is to vote for the ones who are at least artful in their lies and do not harbour ill will for ANY segment of America. At this point, McCain is the best bet because he does not intend to punish one group and harm the entire nation.

Clearly you are an Obama supporter so please explain to me, since someone in the lower 50% of wage earners has NEVER created jobs, tell me EXACTLY how Obama will "grow the economy from the bottom up" by giving money to the lower half of wage earners. You do realize, when you go shopping you are NOT growing the U.S. economy you are growing China's economy.

wordkyle said...

mzchief, you and I have had our share of disagreements over the years, but I stood and applauded at your post. My only complaint would be that you didn't splay the fool open over the "disparity" argument. But I guess you decided to show restraint. My compliments.

Anonymous said...

I wonder if Palin will return the money spent on her wardrobe, etc. if she and McCain lose?

The Republican party should be outraged at their money being spent this way.

Anonymous said...

"I am placing bets on Jarhead!"
To win the MasterdeBate contest? You probably have safe money there. But it could be close.

mzchief said...

To wordkyle...
Thank you. Do not feel too badly about agreeing with my comment. I frequently agree with much of what you post on Barry's Blog when you lop off the empty heads of the Loony Leftist Liberals who frequently post their drivel on Barry's Blog.

Anonymous said...

Where is the "charity" where Palin will be dropping off her $150,000.00 worth of clothing in her effort to twart the take-over of our WHITE house by that elitist, terrorist, mooslim, liberal?

The missus wants to be first in line for them duds.

triple fake ass-crack-showin'-wise-county-American.