4.02.2012

Random Monday Morning Thoughts


  • I watched some of Platoon this weekend and realized that Johnny Depp has a minor role as one of the soldiers.
  • A meat and fish salesman came by the house last week. Based upon the amount of fish and meat in the refrigerator, he was a very good salesman.
  • I asked Mrs. LL if she bought a lottery ticket. She said she did. I asked how many. She said "twenty" -- followed by a pause and a "kidding." 
  • The Lady Aggies had this yell leader play the part of Baylor's Britney Griner in practice. (And with one more win to go, I still think the Baylor women's team (39-0) has to be at least considered as the best ever.)
  • Wrestlemania over the weekend in Miami had a paid attendance of 78,363 and who knows how much in pay-per-view receipts. Now that is Idiocracy.
  • A movie shown at SXSW, "America's Parking Lot" prominently features Decatur resident Stan "Tiger" Shultz. I think it's about tailgating at the old Texas Stadium. 
  • Hey, now.
  • Heck of an upcoming sports week: Men's and Women's basketball championships, The Masters, and Opening Day for the Rangers.
  • I've never had any desire to skydive, and the news of a man dying in Central Texas over the weekend when his parachute did not fully open pretty much solidifies that feeling. 
  • Gruesome last week: A 10 year old's body is being sought in Ellis County -- police believe he was starved to death, a teenager is gunned down in a residential neighborhood in Wylie, and a two year old wanders off and drowns in a pool near Houston. Depressing.
  • Mrs. LL and I ate Habanero's restaurant in Fort Worth on Friday evening and then I saw a comment on here about it a little later. 
  • The Wise County Messenger brought home the sweepstakes award for twice-weekly newspapers in the 2012 North and East Texas Press Association Better Newspaper Contest. How many "twice-weekly" newspapers are there?
  • I saw a pitcher in a Girls 10 and Under league strike out five in a row on Saturday morning. That came right after she hit three out of four batters. 
  • Sarah Palin is going to host the Today Show for one hour tomorrow. She called in today to promote her appearance and Matt Lauer asked her is she was preparing by reading newspapers. Ouch.




64 comments:

Anonymous said...

Do you realize that if McCain had won the election instead of Obama, where would we be president-wise at this point what with McCain's heart transplant and Palin as the Vice-President? Interesting scenario to think about.

Bacon said...

Bacon Scale
Girl in pink
1 out of 5

Right
1 out of 5

Not good BG. This is not how you start a Monday.

Anonymous said...

That "Hey Now" is fuggly. Is it a man?

Anonymous said...

FYI, it's Shults, not Shultz

Anonymous said...

I am glad the gentleman is on his stomach on his inflatable floatie. Might be embarrassing otherwise.

Never had any inclination to skydive. Ever.

My Other Brother Darryl

Anonymous said...

I watched some of Platoon this weekend and realized that Johnny Depp has a minor role as one of the soldiers.

I like Harrison Ford in Apocalypse Now better.

A meat and fish salesman came by the house last week. Based upon the amount of fish and meat in the refrigerator, he was a very good salesman.

Did you let another man pack some meat for Mrs. LL?

I asked Mrs. LL if she bought a lottery ticket. She said she did. I asked how many. She said "twenty" -- followed by a pause and a "kidding."

She's leaving you with her winnings.

The Lady Aggies had this yell leader play the part of Baylor's Britney Griner in practice. (And with one more win to go, I still think the Baylor women's team (39-0) has to be at least considered as the best ever.)

A male (and likely homosexual) cheer leading Aggie thinks he has the right to make fun of anyone?

Heck of an upcoming sports week: Men's and Women's basketball championships, The Masters, and Opening Day for the Rangers.

None of those are real sports.

Sarah Palin is going to host the Today Show for one hour tomorrow. She called in today to promote her appearance and Matt Lauer asked her is she was preparing by reading newspapers. Ouch.

Paging wordkyle... paging wordkyle... someone is making fun of Sarah Palin and you're needed to defend her honor. Please bring research and links proving that she can, in fact, see Russia from her back porch and that she should be preaching about morality and abstinence when she let her teen daughter get knocked up, as well as ethics despite being forced to resign due to ethics probes against her.


Rage

Anonymous said...

That is a nice story about the kid at A&M, seems like a nice kid. Count down until some commenter calls him a name 5, 4, 3, 2, 1....

Anonymous said...

8:43

Use Google to see who had the heart transplant.
HINT-It WASN'T McCain.

Anonymous said...

Typical commenter of this blog thinking that McCain was the older politician that had the heart transplant. Very well informed!

Anonymous said...

Messenger should have received an award for not telling the truth
were drugs or alcohol involved?????????????

Anonymous said...

8:43, McCAIN did not have a heart transplant. Chaney did!
And Chaney would not have even been in McCain's office.

Pay attention!

Anonymous said...

McCain had a heart transplant? When did that happen? Somebody had better tell Cheney he's still on the waiting list. And somebody had better see if they can revoke 8:43's voter registration.

Anonymous said...

That pic was taken at "Beat chick and fat old pervert cove..." Prolly somewhere in Wise Co.

Anonymous said...

8:43

Excuse me for pointing out the obvious, but it was Cheney not McCain who had the transplant.

Duh

Anonymous said...

Has anyone pointed out that it's just a water heater, not a HOT water heater?

Rage

Anonymous said...

Palin did not say she could see Russia from her back porch. That was Tina Fey doing an immitation on SNL. You people (libs) need to read more. You are so misinformed and don't have a clue as to how reality works, as usual.

Katy Anders said...

I wish Herman Cain a speedy recovery from his recent heart transplant!

Anonymous said...

Oh look, The Devil didn't log in so he could comment on Rage's post without his man-love for him being brought up again.

Anonymous said...

9:42
It's Cheney not Chaney.
Pay attention.

Anonymous said...

Katy, it was Dean Cain and it was a kidney. I'm pretty sure about that. Overheard someone talking about it at Walmart... or read it somewhere... maybe another blog or something... Yeah, I really think I'm right on this one.

Anonymous said...

Way to go Rage!! You look dumber and more dishonest (ie. your a liar)than you did last week.
I don't remember what Palin was found guilty of as a result of those "ethics probes". Maybe you can remind us doofus.

Anonymous said...

Rage, here's a well known little secret for you. It is always considered unethical when democrats get beat. Kinda like sore losers. Or in your case, just a loser.

DF Katie Couric said...

10:22, Palin did indicate that Alaska's proximity to Russia gave her some sort of international credentials. Tina Fey just made it memorable.

Palin thought that having to respond about what newspapers she read to stay informed was somehow "gotcha" journalism.

Palin did preach morality and abstinence during her daughter's teenage pregnancy.

Palin did attack the healthcare plan by raising a big fuss over the "death panels", which never existed in the plan. Although, it's difficult to know if she was lying about them, or if she just didn't know any better.

Oh, how I miss Sarah Palin!

Anonymous said...

11:24

Is she not right that Russia is just a stones throw from Alaska? And since when does she have to answer for what an actor on TV says about her? Libs put more stock in what a "celebrity" says than what the actual person mis-quoted says.

Anonymous said...

Hey now is attractive, but what is up with the lip pooch? Why do some women think that is sexy? Looks like she has something stuck in her teeth and is trying to get it out.

Anonymous said...

"Palin did preach morality and abstinence during her daughter's teenage pregnancy."

But Palin did not get pregnant during that time. Her daughter did and her daughter was not preaching the abstinance and morality. So Palin is held accountable for what someone else did, Again. At most, she was a let down as a mother, as quite a few moms in this country are. And no wonder, since the schools are preaching to the kids, "we know you are going to do it no matter what we say, so here is how to use a condom correctly."

Anonymous said...

Palin resigned in exchange for dropping the ethics charges.

Anonymous said...

If you folks only knew all the crap I had to put up with...

Double Fake Dick Cheney's Old Dead Heart

Anonymous said...

Barry -

I didn't know you had a heart transplant. Get well soon.

My Other Brother Darryl

Anonymous said...

Rage, here's a well known little secret for you. It is always considered unethical when democrats get beat.

Huh. If you don't mind, could you remind me how that Palin election thing turned out, and whether a Democrat got beat?

Thanks,

Rage

Anonymous said...

Cheney has no heart, and did any of you ever see "Who's nailin' Palin" ?

Anonymous said...

We all know that politicians don't have hearts!

Anonymous said...

Just because you don't like wrestling doesn't mean only idiots watch it. I'd like to see you try to get in the ring and attempt to do some of the things they do on a daily basis

Anonymous said...

12:42 I'm guessing the same person who is nailin Michelle Obama on the side.

Anonymous said...

12:14, both Palin and her daughter believe in abstinence-only education. The fact that they cant keep their own houses in order shows how hypocritical they are, and how stupid that stance is. Also, Bristol gets paid hundreds of thousands of dollars to preach it.

I'm not sure who could throw a stone from Alaska to Russia, but I hear the Rangers need a new pitcher.

Anonymous said...

Wow Rage! 11:13 is right. You are Dumb. Not that I said anything about the Palin "election thing" in the previous post that you cited me on, but, she was elected the Governor of Alaska, and I'm pretty sure a Dem got beat in that election.

Your Welcome,

11:18

Anonymous said...

I was never convinced that OJ killed his wife. After reading the news today, I may have been right.

Those swearing to believe OJ is guilty are going to hate it when the truth comes out.

wordkyle said...

I love how Sarah Palin still drives Liberals crazy. They become so demented that they literally don't know what to do. When the "proof" of your point consists of a skit from Saturday Night Live, your cheese has officially slid off your cracker.

Anonymous said...

Mainland to mainland, Russia is about 53 miles from Alaska. Remote island in Alaska(Little Diomede Island) to remote island that is Russian(Big Diomede Island), it's about 2.4 miles.

I can throw a rock that far.

Double Fake Uncle Rico

Anonymous said...

I'll take Palin and her daughter any day over anybody getting pregnant and living off medicaid.

Anonymous said...

1:57 thanks for showing how stupid the haters really are.

Anonymous said...

High 5 Wordkyle!!!

Anonymous said...

oh bg!!!!

first, your baylor team is the 2nd best in history. the best one came 4 year ago in uconn behind diana tuarasi....still the best player ever.

as for the twice-weekly paper, there are not many, why do you think the messer-upper not only wins so much, but brag about it? it's like winning the 1st grade soccer league every year.

Anonymous said...

I love how Sarah Palin still drives wordkyle crazy. He becomes so demented that he literally doesn't know what to do. When the "proof" of his point consists of ignoring direct quotes from her, his cheese has officially slid off your cracker.

Note: I am not saying she said she can see Russia. But she said so many other dumb things and is such a completely uneducated choice for any political office, it's amazing that anyone can defend her at all. That's wordie for you though. Defending the indefensible, as long as they believe the same nutty things.

Anonymous said...

I love how Sarah Palin still drives Liberals crazy. They become so demented that they literally don't know what to do. When the "proof" of your point consists of a skit from Saturday Night Live, your cheese has officially slid off your cracker.-Wordkyle

Wordkyle, do you like apples?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JXL86v8NoGk

Anonymous said...

244
Thanks for making Wordy's point!!

Have a nice day

Anonymous said...

3:08: maybe you read something incorrectly. I agreed she didn't say she could see Russia from her house. Lots of people know she didn't say it. I suspect the original poster was just trying to pull wordkyle out from under his rock. In fact, I know the original poster was, because it was me.

He's the easiest person to troll on this blog, with predictable results.

Anonymous said...

I need a pick me up!

DF Charlie Gibson said...

Wordy,

As usual, so completely full of it.

When Liberals (and plenty of conservatives) point out the stupidity, inaccuracy, hypocrisy or irrationality of Sarah Palin, it does not constitute them being "crazy". Such a definition would label even your beloved Fox News Channel as "crazy".

Nobody (except, I guess you) thought the Saturday Night Live skit was "proof" of anything. All it did was help people remember.

Can you honestly say that you wouldn't have endlessly pointed it out if a Democrat VP candidate had somehow argued that being able to "see" a foreign country's shores from the shores of their state gave them some particular insight?

So, what we get from you is name-calling and attacks without any mention whatsoever of the facts. Luckily 3:01 reminds us of the "facts" in this instance. But, as usual, you refuse to acknowledge any fact that you don't like.

Anonymous said...

3:01 What is your point. She said you can see Russia from Alaska. That is true. Is it the truth that you are trying to poke fun at?

Anonymous said...

Shooting with multiple deaths at a religious school in California. There's no hate like right wing Christian hate!

Anonymous said...

3:16

I believe that is called consistency. Something libs know nothing about.

Anonymous said...

Thank you 2:11. I'm with you on that.

wordkyle said...

There are few things funnier than an Anon who gets busted for saying something stupid and inaccurate -- without qualifying the remark -- who then tries to say, "I meant to do that."

And lots of references to supposedly stupid things that Palin supposedly said -- without examples. (P.S. Remember the standard you set has to apply to everyone..."57 states" comes to mind as a pretty stupid and documented remark.)

Anonymous said...

Wordy, does your wife know you are in love with Sarah?

It shows, really big time!!!

wordkyle said...

Sorry, kids, that won't work. The "See Russia from her porch" Lib meme was tossed out as a serious claim.

Anonymous said...

The "See Russia from her porch" Lib meme was tossed out as a serious claim.- Denialkyle

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JXL86v8NoGk

She claimed political insight of Russian politics because "You can actually see Russia from land in Alaska".

If she sees an airplane, does that mean she can fly it, too?

"Annie Oakley" Palin had to have her Daddy load and operate the bolt action on her rifle during a canned hunt. Some expert.

Sarah Palin wasn't qualified to be Vice President. Heck, she's not qualified to run the meat slicer at the Walmart deli counter.

wordkyle said...

912 - Palin was as qualified to be VP as Obama was to be President. To cite his foreign policy "qualifications," Obama claimed in 2008 that he had made a trip to Pakistan as a college student -- a trip not mentioned in either of his books nor documented anywhere other than in Obama campaign material. Perhaps Palin should have created such an undocumented qualification for Charlie Gibson.

So Palin's not a real "expert" in shooting a rifle? Obama's not a real "expert" in throwing a baseball, despite being described as one of the "most athletic" Presidents ever by fawning media. (He's not a very good bowler, either. Sort of like a Special Olympian, wouldn't you say?)

And Biden -- truly a dazzling intellect, right?

As I said earlier, let's apply the same standard to everyone, shall we?

Anonymous said...

You mean Joe Biden former Chair of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee? Joe Biden that was Chairman of the Subcommittee on European Affairs three times? Joe Biden that negotiated the release of democracy activists in Lybia with Muammar Gaddafi? Joe Biden that was co-chair of the NATO Observer Group in the Senate?

I admit that Joe Biden's foreign policy experience doesn't amount to much when you stack it up against somebody "that can see Russia from Alaska" dontyaknow. But that wouldn't be using the same standard now, would it?

Anonymous said...

I think Wordpile just got caught cherry picking his research again!

wordkyle said...

I meant the Joe Biden who referred to FDR addressing Americans on television when the stock market crashed in 1929. (And how did Katie Couric follow up on that?)

The Joe Biden who asked a wheelchair-bound audience member to "stand up and take a bow."

The Joe Biden who can't count to three.

The Joe Biden who has a history of plagiarism going back 40 years.

The Joe Biden who touted Obama's unique cleanliness as a black man as a qualification to be President.

So yeah, that's the one. How do you like them cherries?

Anonymous said...

Funny. Wordkyle's defense isn't that Palin isn't really stupid, it's that other people are too. It's "But Clinion" all over again.

Rage

wordkyle said...

I assumed that most folks saw my earlier reference to "the same standard applied to everyone," but some slower readers probably missed it.

Anonymous said...

I'm still laughing at the 10U pitcher comment. Were you at Bport? No wonder they never have a high school team that can do anything. Stacked teams where coach tries to glorify his kid and doesn't see real talent.