What took so long?

July 24, 2008

Stern on XM/Sirius Merger: ‘I Will Never Vote For a Democrat Again’

Sirius Satellite Radio host Howard Stern supports the merger of his network with XM Satelitte Radio and is fuming at Democratic opposition on the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) panel.

After FCC commissioners announced they have reached a deal to approve the merger of Sirius and XM , Stern ranted about Democrats’ ‘gangsterism’ and ‘communism’ and the obstacles to the merger.

Stern described a phone conversation he had with his agent, who he described as a “liberal Democrat kind of guy.”

“I go, ‘That’s it!’” Stern said. “[I] go, ‘You know what Don, I’ve voted Republican and I’ve voted Democrat. I have vowed I will never vote for a Democrat again. I don’t give a [expletive] – no matter who they are. I don’t care if God becomes a Democrat.’ I said, ‘I backed Hillary Clinton, I backed Al Gore, I backed John Kerry. I am done with them.’”

Stern took it a step even further and called Democrats on the FCC “communists” and referred to their tactics as “gangsterism.”

“The fact that these Democrats on the FCC are communists,” Stern said. “They’re for communism. They don’t want to see companies – this is gangsterism. I said, ‘This is crazy.’”

Now if we can get more people to wake up to the games the Dems play, eh? Scratch that, make that Pols instead of Dems. Democrats don’t have a monopoly on sticking it to the voters, it just seems that way.

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The Problem with ‘Free’ Services

July 23, 2008

Elderly Australians Use Ambulances Responding to 911 Calls as Taxi to Shops Across From Sydney Hospital

Paramedics responding to emergency calls in Sydney are being used as de facto taxi drivers to local shops.

Older residents are the main offenders — using their pensioner entitlements to secure a free ride in an ambulance instead of paying a taxi fare to go shopping, ambulance sources have confirmed.

An ambulance ride to Mt Druitt Hospital costs $290, but the fee is waived for pensioners and other entitlement card holders.

Paramedics have watched in horror as patients miraculously recover from headaches and other feigned ailments to go shopping across the road.

“You get them to the emergency department and they walk out the door. They are the same patients, you know who is going to do it,” a source said.

“Once the ambulance (crew) has cleared paperwork, they leave and see the person crossing the road and going to the shopping center. An ambulance is an instant free taxi with a pension (entitlement) card.”

It’s funny how people abuse things that are free to them. It doesn’t matter how much it costs someone else. Nope. Not one bit. It’s all about me baby!

I was at the emergency room yesterday and one of the workers mentioned that it was quite popular for people to get drunk and claim they are suicidal. They come in and get examined and get waited on for a couple of days. Food, meds, the works. All on the taxpayers dime. Don’t you just love working to pay for these freeloaders!

This is why I’m against so much ‘free’ stuff. Let the ‘rich’ pay for it, right? That’s how it starts, but when the costs soar due to abuse, then they lower the level of ‘rich’. Eventually, you’ll be considered ‘rich’. ‘Free’ now may be nice, but it’ll catch up and it won’t be so nice.


Predictions!

July 23, 2008

Yes ladies and gents, it’s prediction time! And in no particular order…

1. Obama will pick a white female for VP. This will help him appear less focused on race and appeal to the women that are upset over losing Hillary.

2. McCain will pick a hispanic/black person for VP. Likewise, he’ll try to appeal to the minorities. It’s hard to tell if it would be a female or not. I’m leaning towards it being female.

3. If Obama gets elected, expect to see a lot more from the likes of Sharpton, Jackson, and Farrakhan.

4. If Obama doesn’t get elected, it’ll be because America is too racist, Republicans ‘stole’ the election, or some other right wing conspiracy.

5. If McCain gets elected, expect the anti-war party to get worse. As well as the other extremists.

6. If McCain doesn’t get elected, expect the anti-war party to complain more. After all, Obama will be getting more involved in Afghanistan and Africa. More war, more troops dying.

What are your predictions?

EDIT(7/31):

McCain veep talk turns to female candidates

Sen. John McCain’s growing popularity among women is fueling speculation about the possibility that he will select a female running mate, ripening talk about conservative favorite Sarah Palin, governor of Alaska, and former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina, one of his top economic advisers.

Go Sarah go!!!


Which is Worse?

July 16, 2008

A flip-flopper or a liar?


Whatever happened to ‘Global Warming’?

July 16, 2008

Chill out — it’s just a normal cool summer

The cool, gloomy weather is almost as hot a topic in town as steep gas prices.

But forecasters and climatologists say that while temperatures are below average, they aren’t reaching any notable extremes. Problem is, the gray skies over Southcentral this year are following several years of pretty nice weather.

Wassup Al Gore? Where’s our ‘Global Warming’?


Fox News Unfair?

July 16, 2008

Breaking: What Else Jesse Jackson Said on That FNC Tape

TVNewser has been sent the transcript of what Jesse Jackson said Sunday morning July 6, as he prepared for an interview on Fox & Friends Weekend. Below is the partial transcript we received in our tips box, and confirmed to be authentic by Fox News Channel representatives.

Barack…he’s talking down to black people…telling n—s how to behave.So, yes. Jesse Jackson did use the “N” word. But it was not directed at Barack Obama. Fox News and Bill O’Reilly have maintained there was more on the tape, but that the un-aired portion was not relevant to the issue at hand: about whether Obama was “talking down” to the black community.

You can’t say that Fox didn’t take the high road this time. It could’ve aired the whole segment but it didn’t. Can you say that the other alphabet guys would’ve done the same if Bill O’Reilly or Rush did the same? Me thinks not.