....and who would want him as their pastor now? He surely lost every bit of respect anyone had for him.
Everybody needs to see this (thblaze is going global): http://www.theblaze.com/stories/glenn-beck-unveils-greater-details-about-american-dream-labs/
Guess Who? (hang in there till the end, your first guess may be wrong)
Since this was an open thread thought I'd mention something I saw on Wilkow (on the blaze) last night. They talked about how David Gregory used a 30-rnd magazine for some demonstration during his sunday morning show. Wilkow then brought up DC law which states that being in possession of a high-capacity magazine (larger than 10 rnds), regardless of wether it is attached to a firearm or not, is against DC law. NBC asked the DC Metro PD if they could do this and the PD said no. David Gregory still did it. DC metro PD then said when questioned by Wilkow about it that it was under investigation. I don't know what there is to investigate since he held it up on national tv. I'm guessing he won't get arrested however and will get a pass.
Wilkow went on to make the point that liberals only like laws sometimes. For example if a really poor person stole $1,000 from a billionaire that wouldn't be too bad. I mean the guy is really poor and the $1,000's isn't going to hurt the billionaire. But he broke the law....so he should be punished according to the law. Correct? Same with David Gregory. NBC apparently knew the law since they asked the MPD. However when denied they went ahead with it anyways. Did Gregory hurt anyone? No. Did he break the law? Yes. So he should be punished according to D.C. law.
Did you hear what Crispy Cream Christie said.
"N.J. Gov. Chris Christie: Folks in Washington Could Learn Something from Our Record Here"
See for yourself
Crikey! It's come to this. Ace put up a post by Andrew Klavan (PJMedia writer/commenter, and television writer), pointing out that we needn't give in to despair.
Okay, a conservative having to write something like that is already data that looks bad.
But worse, a lot of the 'roons and 'ettes were giving him grief for it. Like the whole, "despair" thing is something they refuse to relinquish at this time, or something.
I don't understand this at all.
It's like people have never had it tough or something. Or never worked a rough job (farming, crab boat, soldier, etc). What is this "despair" crap? Whatever happened to just getting on with the job at hand?
Looks like it. I decided that thread was about the best example I've ever seen of why an all-volunteer military is crucial. If it had been a random collection of citizens moping around, I would understand it. But this is a bunch of right-siders (supposedly). People who have at least once or twice honored those men and women who gave their last full measure of devotion. And only about 20% of them seemed to feel like the battle is worth the effort.
My guess is, if one guy in a platoon feels like that in a real fight, it endangers the whole platoon. (I never saw combat, or wore the uniform, but that seems likely to me, as a student of history.)
How would a trillion dollar coin differ from monopoly money? Washington's spending is already as if "money grows on trees". Guess it would have b.o. face/ears on it and the Latin equivalent of sucker in very small print upside down and backward on the reverse.
Dang it... 17 new posts and I have to go.... It's been fun guys! Have a great evening and see you all back here again soon Please God.
I'm not writing about anything serious this whole thing was just to much fun. I'm gonna go back and watch the whole "kill the wabbit" now.
We're all on your side. :-)
Years ago, when my son worked as an assistant manager of Circuit City, he used to field a ton of calls about problems with people's computers. One day a woman called saying the new computer she just bought there wouldn't boot up and she needed assistance. Well, most problems are solved easily, so the first question he usually asks is, "Is it plugged in". She said "wait a minute, I need to get a flashlight". After asking why she needed a flashlight, she told him the power was out and it was dark in the room.
You can't make these things up, folks. Another one heading to the Obamaphone store on her algae-powered Unicorn.
One time when we were teens, my little brother was in the backyard smokin' a doobie and Dad came home. He didn't know Dad was there until right before Dad opened the back door. My brother was standing there all nervous, red-eyed, guilty looking, and not thinking straight.
Dad: "Son, what are you doing?"
Brother: "Playing with the dogs."
Dad: "Son, the dogs were with me."
I have a favorite saying from the Piers Anthony Xanth books. He has this one magician who appears in almost every book, and he's a cranky old git. Like any homeowner who's also a handyman, he's always having to contend with things that don't want to work properly. Anyway, he likes to say,
"Never underestimate the perversity of the inanimate."
I walked in to tell my husband the story and before I even finished- he said power failure, and dolt.
To be fair though, he's an IT guy and many many years ago he worked in tech support.
My younger son loves to quote from one of his favorite book series, Sword of Truth. There is a series of rules called Wizard's Rules and Wizard's Rule #1 is plainly: "People are stupid". No plainer than that.
Oh crap that made me spew porkchops all over the monitor! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jRmwc9F7Jac
Does anyone know... Are handcuffs and keys that you can purchase in a "magic/illusion" type store the same handcuffs and keys that the cops use? I was told they were the same, but I could never confirm it.
Typically the "magic cuffs" have a hidden release on them, real cuffs do not, the keys tend to be different as well. I carry two sets at work, a set of the traditional Peerless "chained" type and a set of Smith & Wesson "hinged" style, no magic release buttons on those.
I'm not looking to buy them, I already have a vast stock of handcuffs and cha..i...n...er...s... LOL! (Channeling Greg there. :-) )
We still use powdered milk at home…I like it better for things like hot chocolate!
I know im nuts!!!
We used powdered milk in those days and had the bare minimum at home. Candies were a rare delight but powdered milk was accessible - so was sugar! :)
O how terrible CL. (replying here because- the other has no reply button). Im so sorry, and will hold a good thought for you and all of their family members.
Thanks for responding to me.
It won't - 3 great young men locally got lost snowmobiling and went through the ice on a lake here and are missing. One is a cousin to my son and daughter on their dad's side. It has hit the whole area hard. It is just so sad. Thanks for caring.
Oh Rs- Re your Disneyland post- when I was 4, my parents actually lost my brother at Disney land. They did!!!
We were watching the fireworks show I think near the Matterhorn, and my brother who was around 11 walked away because he didnt like the sound. My parents freaked out and started looking for him but it was crowded and crazy. This was in 1964 or 1965.
We looked for him for what seemed like hours. Finally my parents went to security and they said to go back to our motel. Can you believe it?
As a parent I WOULD HAVE NEVER HAVE DONE THAT.
Anyway, my dad took us back to the motel, and my nearly hysterical mother stayed with my sister and me while my dad went back to the park.
At 4 or 5 am my dad shows up with the police and my brother. First my mom was thrilled to see him, then she read him the riot act for a hour or so.
He said when the fireworks went off the noise got to him and he ran to the parking lot, then they wouldnt let him back in to the park.
I know you are gone but hope you read this later. I am not sad for me but for some others, one in my family that have to deal with a tragedy that happened here. Say prayers for them.
Oh geez Wolfie.
I bungeed jumped over a river. Does that count. I didnt want to but the peer pressure from my family was incredible.I took so long to step off the bridge that the operator was threatening to push me.
Ya, I wouldnt have gone out in the woods again with the guy either after he pulled a Cheney on me. Glad he missed- or you might not be here with us!
Ever been lost at Disney Land and couldn't find your Mommy or Daddy?
The Prosecution rests!
God Bless you Celestiallady! Remember, when all else fails... HE is there for you. Sometimes HE is all that is there for you... I know. Later... Good evening.
Did you and your friends do as we did... Sit there before mass suggesting "good sins" to confess to? LOL! We were all so innocent then... NO real sins... but going in, it wouldn't be right to say "I didn't sin at all this past week Father"... He'd never believe you! LOL! :-)
I haven't but what you just wrote about my husband described from basic training. The first two anyway.
Wow! That was fun and got all serious! Thank you for sharing! God bless you and your mom! That's the kind of uplifting story that makes me feel good to be alive!
Yeah, but what did you do when "playtime" was over? :-)
Our teacher once locked us in our classroom when 2 stinkbombs were dropped so we could avoid a lesson. Does that count?
A "friend" of mine once fired a rifle at me and missed my head by a few inches "for a laugh".... I never knew if he was really kidding... But I didn't go out into the woods with him again after that... Doies that count?
Every hang from a railway bridge over a raging river for a "dare" from your friends even though you couldn't swim? I did... My friends "pretended" to try and loose my fingers so I'd drop into the river...
I had some crappy friends didn't I! My wife is convinced that kids must have some very overworked Guardian Angels - Else none of us would ever have reached adulthood! :-)
I didn't have trouble finding stuff, i just confessed whatever venial sins i had. (cheating, overly annoying my siblings, things like that) but you might have a point... we got to start catechizing that ANY lie in the confessional is a Mortal sin.
Oh! Man, talk about a bruised and bright red "polka dotted" pair of knees! Did they make you go a distance on your knees? This is the worse punishment ever!! Sometimes I wonder if those COs did not suffer from some kind of disorder!! But pain was good then, today alas! our liberal friends would cry out "Torture"!
Exactly, that was the "essence" of confession for kids! We just made up things as we go! When we got back to school on Monday, our catechism teacher would ask us if we've been to confession over the weekend.
Ever been locked up in a room with teargas while mucous poured from every hole in your body? Uh huh. Ever juggle live grenades? Did your CO ever throw knives at you to check your reflexes?
Ever disobey a direct order? Nevermind, I don't wanna talk about that.
On Christmas Eve during Mass, my friends and I would "play angels" - all robed up - for the occasion and stand and sit on and around the altar. Sometimes, we would fall asleep, we were young kids back then and we'd fall asleep just before midnight - the midnight bells would wake us up. A bunch of sleeping angels!
Our family's life turned around when my single mom got very sick with septicemia and was given a few months to live. That was when we had our "come to Jesus" moment! Mom got healed by God's grace and is, to this day, alive and well!
Oh funny - my priest always believed what we said - too bad. I grew up thinking I was a bad kid lol!
LOL! I remember that... Being in the confessional... Trying to think of things to say... Didn't want them to be too bad... One time... And I'm not going to detail this, the priest got out of his part, opened my door and in front of everyone ordered me out of the confessional! Took a trip to a different church to fix that one. LOOONG story!!!
Ha Navy! We had to do knuckle pushups on spikes, and clap 3 times in between while spinning around in the air in between our 250 pushups... And that was the warmup! ;-)
Oh gosh what nightmares! I used to make stuff up that I did wrong cause my parents said I had to go to confession.
Confession every Saturday... You're pals waiting for you outside the Confessional... To see "what did you get?" and you'd have to go up to the altar and pray what the Priest gave you... And you were desperate to rush through them but they you were afraid God might get mad so you had to say them all with a good heart... Ah Growing up Catholic, nothing like it! :-)
I remember those days of my childhood, back then when I was a catholic. We had to put coarse salt under our knees to really convey "contrition". Man!!! That hurt!! It was punishment. It was never over until all 10 "Hail Mary's" were uttered!! I feel like I'm in a similar situation right now!! LOL!!!
If you're a Catholic, you're going to have to spend the rest of the night praying "Hail Marys" and "Our Fathers" for that one! Hope you have a comfy knee pad... oh... hell... wait!!!! :-)
Aggghhhh!!! Sounds that you're getting ready for communion...!! LOL!! "Pardon me, father I've sinned." "Here's a whip...or some chains, Cindy!!")
(Oh, My!! Now I am gonna get myself in a heck of trouble (literally!).
I'm just kidding!!!