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Sunday, April 23, 2006

Hello Wordpress

Yay! I figured it out. The site is up and running at shootaliberal.com. More to come.

Saturday, April 22, 2006

This May Be It

Okay, wish me luck. I'm going to try and get the new Shoot a Liberal up and running this weekend. It may not be fully operational on Monday but I hope to get Wordpress installed at the least.

To get things off right, I'm going to try and get a new 'Fun With the AP' up at the new site as well.

Friday, April 21, 2006

Photo Evidence

(A Filthy Lie)

What Glenn did after the Easter Party:



Naughty Glenn.

Thursday, April 20, 2006

When It Rains...

Okay, so I finally get the placeholder page I'm supposed to get. BUT. I never got an email with the user name and password.

Joy.

So I had to log in to the billing section of Fuitadnet and, lo and behold, there it is!

Okay. Now I'll go back and log in... Admin page... won't... load!

I think I'll soon find out what a conniption fit feels like.

Monday, April 17, 2006

I Don't Get It

Comedy Central will allow South Park to show God like this:



And Moses like this:



But shows the Prophet Muhammad like this:



As such I felt compelled to send them a letter pointing out their double standard.
On the episode of South Park titled 'Cartoon Wars part II', Comedy Central refused to show a picture of the Prophet Muhammad. I'm curious as to why your network decided to censor a picture of Muhammad but will allow the South Park creators to show a picture of "God" in which he looks like a type of rat creature and uses profanity or show Moses as a flashing disembodied head. Why the double standard? Is it okay simply to make fun of any other religion than Islam? You network is a joke in and of itself. I find your actions to be intolerable and I hope your viewership drops as a result.

I never cared much for your station to begin with.
Using my powers of foresight, I believe I will get either no response or a form letter explaining how 'each culture' has certain beliefs and we respect them all... blah, blah.

I never was much of a Comedy Central fan but now it's on my 'do not watch' list. Why are they protecting Islam? I know it's a private company and thus can censor at will, but this is blatantly anti-Christian, Jew, Catholic, etc. Anyone but Muslims. Are they afraid of a Fatwa? Well I hope they are afraid of a boycott too.

Update: I got a response. It's just what I figured it would be. Typical corporate apologist crap.
Dear Viewer, (Typical form letter opening)

Thank you for your correspondence regarding the "South Park" episodes entitled "Cartoon Wars." We appreciate your concerns (don't give a s***) about censorship and the destructive influence of outside groups on the media, entertainment industry and particularly Comedy Central.

To reiterate, as satirists, we believe that it is our First Amendment right to poke fun at any and all people, groups, organizations and religions (except Islam) and we will continue to defend that right. Our goal is to make people laugh and perhaps, if we're lucky, even make them think (I think you are idiots. Oooo, you made me think!) in the process.

Comedy Central's belief in the First Amendment has not wavered, despite our decision not to air an image of Muhammad. Our decision was made not to mute the voices of Trey and Matt or because we value one religion over any other (B.S.). This decision was based solely on concern for public safety in light of recent world events (cowering to terrorists).

With the power of freedom of speech and expression also comes the obligation to use that power in a responsible way. Much as we wish it weren't the case, times have changed and, as witnessed by the intense and deadly reaction to the publication of the Danish cartoons, decisions cannot be made in a vacuum (like your heads) without considering what impact they may have on innocent individuals around the globe.

It was with this in mind we decided not to air the image of Muhammad, a decision similar to that made by virtually every single media outlet across the country earlier this year when they each determined that it was not prudent or in the interest of safety to reproduce the controversial Danish cartoons. Injuries occurred and lives were lost in the riots set off by the original publication of these cartoons. The American media made a decision then, as we did now, not to put the safety and well being of the public at risk, here or abroad (Quick! Hide under the table or the bad men will get you!).

As a viewer of "South Park," you know that over the course of ten seasons and almost 150 episodes the series has addressed all types of sensitive, hot-button issues, religious and political, and has done so with Comedy Central's full support in every instance, including this one. "Cartoon Wars" contained a very important message (Family Guy sucks?), one that Trey and Matt felt strongly about, as did we at the network, which is why we gave them carte blanche in every facet but one: we would not broadcast a portrayal of Muhammad (Your God is better than ours).

In that regard, did we censor the show? Yes, we did. But if you hold Comedy Central's 15-year track record up against any other network out there, you'll find that we afford our talent the most creative freedom and provide a nurturing atmosphere that challenges them to be bold and daring and places them in a position to constantly break barriers and push the envelope. The result has been some of the most provocative television ever produced (Lousy comedians and dull shows).

We would like nothing more than to be able to look back at this in a few years and think that perhaps we overreacted. Unfortunately, to have made a different decision and to look back and see that we completely underestimated the damage that resulted was a risk we were not willing to take (And the terrorists rejoice at their victory).

Our pledge to you, our loyal viewers, is that Comedy Central will continue to produce and provide the best comedy available and we will continue to push it right to the edge, using and defending the First Amendment in the most responsible way we know how (NOW you use the 1st amendment responsibly?).

Sincerely,
Comedy Central Viewer Services
Of course the stuff in parenthesis is mine. This is just the load of crap I expected. We have become a nation of cowards who let radical Islam stomp all over us. Even a network that I thought was above this has proven that those who terrorize, win.

Goodbye America. Freedom does not know you now.

Almost Time

I should have the new site soon. Just got an email from the people over at Fuitadnet.
Greetings,

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Should I be worried now?

Sunday, April 16, 2006

Happy Easter

Thought I forgot didn't you? How could I? He is risen! The world was given new hope and sins were forgiven. Death was overcome and all of humanity was given a second chance at salvation.

May God's blessings be on you and your family.

Got a New Site

Steve the Pirate is going to help me set up the new Shoot a Liberal. The domain will be 'shootaliberal.com' and I hope to have it up and running soon. I'm so glad that I will finally be rid of this Blogger crap.

Even though they seem to have gotten their act straight with the child molesters, I think it will be good for me to get a site that is away from the garbage that Blogger allows.

I am extending an open invitation to all of the readers that have commented on this site to come check out the new one.

Yes that means trolls too. If it weren't for you guys, I wouldn't have as much fun blogging.

Thursday, April 13, 2006

Goodbye Blogger!

I guess the time has come to find a new home. Co-blogger and good friend Fmragtops has found out that Blogger is hosting a site dedicated to pedophilia.

The response he received from Blogger is pretty much the same "we only host it" crap that most of these big corporations tend to spew. Turn a blind eye just to make a lousy buck. (Except that hosting here is free... so I don't really get it.)

I'm joining the many others who are moving elsewhere. If you have a Blogger blog and care about the well-being of children, I recommend you to do the same.

Now I just have to find out where to put this...

Tuesday, April 11, 2006

My Thoughts on the Fairness Doctrine

Over the past few days, I've been hearing Sean Hannity mention the Fairness Doctrine.

As I work in broadcasting, you'd think I'd know what that is. Too bad that I didn't.

Anyway, I became a little curious and Wikipedia-ed "fairness doctrine" and to be quite honest, I was disgusted with what I read.

Now keep in mind that the Fairness Doctrine was implemented by a Republican. Or, as I like to refer to Nixon and others in his mold, a RINO (Republican In Name Only).

The Fairness Doctrine, according to Wiki, was designed to "balance" political opinion over public airwaves. In other words, it was a state-sponsored effort to chip away at the First Amendment.

The Doctrine was made up of two corollaries:

  • The personal attack rule is pertinent whenever a person or small group is subject to a character attack during a broadcast. Stations must notify such persons or groups within a week of the attack, send them transcripts of what was said, and offer the opportunity to respond on the air.
-and-

  • The political editorial rule applies when a station broadcasts editorials endorsing or opposing candidates for public office, and stipulates that the candidates not endorsed be notified and allowed a reasonable opportunity to respond.

Fortunately the Fairness Doctrine was done away with completely in 2000.

However, there have been-according to Hannity-many Democrats calling for the return of the Fairness Doctrine.

Why? I believe it would be a way to silence the talk radio righties, who are quickly becoming the most trusted source of news and political commentary for many Americans.

This would benefit the Democrats due to the key role talk radio and the "alternative media" played in the Election of 2004, which even those of you on the left cannot doubt.

Let's put it into perspective. Sean Hannity is syndicated on over five hundred radio stations nationwide. Stations make the decision to pick him up, thus the station would be responsible for enforcing the Fairness Doctrine to FCC specifications. That would mean that each of these five hundred stations would have to offer air time to the political figures that Sean Hannity bashes on a daily basis. This frustrates local radio bigwigs, thus the programs are taken off the air one by one. Boom. No more Sean Hannity, Rush Limbaugh, Neal Boortz, etc. The stations wouldn't be able to keep up with the paperwork, thus keeping the programs on air would no longer be financially beneficial to the station.

I want you to know that I think Al Franken and Michael Moore are two of the biggest morons that have ever walked the face of this earth. They're stupid, uneducated, and they're not as funny as they would think that they are. However, they have a God-given (that's right, I said the G-word) right to say what they think. Too many men and women have spilled their blood to allow them to spread their diatribe without interference from the Federal Government.

Do you love freedom? Say no to the Fairness Doctrine.

"I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it."
--Voltaire

You Wanna Know Why I Am For The GLOBAL War On Terror?

Well, let's see. How about because these terrorist @$$hats are freakin abominations that don't seserve the breath of life. They use up good people's oxygen and take up space that could be better used for landfills.

Why do I say that? Well, it's my turn to cut and paste:

Rocket Kills 6 Children at Afghan School
By NIMATULLAH KARYAB, Associated Press Writer
1 hour, 31 minutes ago



ASADABAD, Afghanistan - Students at a crowded school in eastern Afghanistan were studying outside when a rocket slammed into the schoolyard on Tuesday, killing six children and wounding 14 people.

Police blamed Taliban militants for the blast at the Salabagh School in Asadabad, alleging it was part of their campaign against government-sponsored education.


Why do I spew venom aimed at liberals, and hippies everywhere? One more cut and Paste:
But the school is close to a U.S.-led coalition base that has frequently come under attack.


Go figure. Apparently it is the US's fault these murderous bastards slaughtered innocent children at a SCHOOL. They shot TWO rockets at this school! They weren't aiming for the military base. You notice they don't disclose the exact distance the school is from the military base either. Cut and Paste:

In January, a school headmaster was beheaded in front of his family after refusing to close his school. In October, gunmen shot and killed another principal in front of his students.


In my opinion the writer of this story is a f-ing terrorist. How can you read something like this and not supprt the effort to route these punks-in-man-suits wherever they lay their heads, and by any means necessary? You complain about Gitmo? If it were up to me, any one of these turds that was captured and didn't have useful intel, they'd get Tarleton's Quarter.

A Musing on Counter-Protests

(As posted earlier on Steve the Pirate)

This little blurb came to mind while surfing around the Zombietime site.


I read a little bit this morning about a prolife Walk for Life organized in San Fransisco about a month ago. As you can read here, left-wingers organized and begged the “people and workers of San Fransisco and the Bay Area to rise up and completely stop them in their tracks and completely stop their march.”

I know a thing or two about counterprotesting as I’m an active member of the right-wing counterprotest group Protest Warrior. However, there are some stark differences in the tactics the right use in comparison to the left.

As you can see, the leftists-at least those depicted on Zombietime and in their own forum-don’t believe in free speech. Right-wingers and religious people don’t have the right to organize and peacefully march in support of their own causes. This, my friends, is fascism at the core. The leftists in this case are using the same tactics they accuse the president of doing: denying the rights of someone to speak their mind regardless of who agrees with it.

We’re told from the top-down in Protest Warrior that our job is to accompany the march to present a different point of view. We are not allowed to disrupt, stop, or try and derail any event. We are simply there to show the leftists that they are not the moral majority, and we take a little pride in watching the reactions of the protestors when their moral house of cards is totally blown away by truth.

Here we see yet another stark difference between right and left: we believe in free speech, they believe in free speech as long as you stay in lock-step with their beliefs.

EDIT: Just in case you want to check out the ZT report, you can do so here.

Ctrl+C, Ctrl+V, repeat...

Monday, April 10, 2006

Fan Mail

Cut and paste... Cut and paste... Must find something to cut and paste...

Oh, here we go! I got an email from my good friend Dr. Phat Tony!
Hey Sean, I'm sorry about your troll problem. I'm not going to fill up you comment box with a post but I can email you this in response to the wackos.

I'll try to go point by point AG. The Federal Government , just like most privately owned business, pay a portion of insurance cost for their employees (they are usually given a choice of plans from different insurance companies and the price for the employee varies for the plans depending on the coverage they want). They don't give out free health care. What's more is that they use private insurance companies to administrate it because it is more cost effective than creating a department to deal with insurance claims and administration. Active military only use military healthcare establishments (unless deployed where there are none) and their dependants (also retirees) are on what is called Tri-Care, where they have co-pays, premiums, and monthly bills just like most of us. Soldiers themselves have free healthcare; this is true. I think you should think about the soldier being the product and not an employee of the government though. If a soldier isn't taken care of, their cost compared to productivity goes up and paying a sick soldier to be sick isn't helping anyone (although Army doctors are about useless unless you've been shot, but that's a whole other rant). Being an employee to government does have benefits but free health care is not one of them. So let's subtract the amount of federal employees out of the %60, I have better healthcare than they do and pay less for it.

Medicare is for older people and people with permanent disabilities. Medicare is an indemnity program where the recipient has a %20 co-pay for most procedures while the government picks up the other %80. It sounds like a good deal but in actuality %20 is a lot to pay when an appendectomy runs about $16,000. Along with their co-pays they pay a fee every month out of their social security to pay for Medicare. Every pay check, you also pay for their Medicare. It's interesting thing when right now in a few places you can get additional insurance to supplement your Medicare for next to, if not, nothing. You see, most insurance companies can take the little amount of money allotted for each person and administrate it to offer better coverage for Medicare recipients than Medicare can themselves. True there are more rules when you sign up for these supplement plans, but they reduce the %20 co-pay for things like operations down to a flat $100 co-pay. One particular company also had enough left over to offer a prescription plan before Medicare had the Part D. So how can a privately owned business offer better benefits to recipients for less money than the Government offers? Privately owned business are about the bottom line. They have to keep their customers and their stock holders happy. The Government does not care one way or the other. Bureaucracies have a tendency to only grow larger while only offering less. I personally would not trust the government to control my finances. Why would I trust them to control my health care?

Socialized health care leaves a lot to be desired. You don't believe me? Then why are there private doctors and hospitals in countries with socialized medicine? Competition breeds quality. Ask anyone that lives in a country with socialized medicine if they would rather go to the state provided doctor or a private doctor and they will tell you the same thing. They will take the private practice over a public one any day. Just like the difference between private schools and public schools, given a choice (and having the ability) people will always choose the better one. The best way to give everyone better care is to release the money from government bureaucracies and provide people with a choice about who will give them the best product.

I figure you will ask for proof and cite documents that provide evidence. I have no time for that nonsense, I've wasted enough time with this, but most of it is from personal experience. I've been a soldier, lived in a post communist country (Poland), lived in a country that is social programs running amuck (Germany), and worked for an insurance company that handles Medicare benefits. The truth is America provides opportunity for an individual to become what they want than any other country. Work ethic and the will to succeed is all it takes to make it in America. Other countries that offer all these social programs only punish people for succeeding by taking their money and giving it to people that haven't the desire, the will, or the work ethic to make their own success. When I left the service I contemplated living in Germany a while longer. I had a job lined up that paid %40 less than I'm making now, but due to Germany's tax structure I would pay twice the percentage of my income to taxes than I do now.

As far as your tiffs on this website with the administrators and writers. These are opinions and humor pieces. You said it correctly; you harass them. I haven't seen any intelligent arguments on your side either. A lot of things said here are meant to be tongue in cheek. Get over it and/or stop visiting. I've seen way more senseless comments on this sight since you and your team have been visiting. It really does deter me from commenting because I just don't like your prepubescent antics.
So there you have it. Cutting and pasting at it's best.

Sunday, April 09, 2006

Even They Know Why

Illegal immigration is not a new thing. Congress is debating whether or not to make it a felony to be in the U.S. without proper documentation. The R.J. has an article on the current deportation system. All of the deportees were brought over from local detention facilities. They say that illegals can stay in this country indefinately, under the current system, assuming that they can stay out of trouble with the law.

The problem comes in the form of higher rates at hospitals and the taxes that they don't pay. And they know it. Just ask Mexican national Gabriel Ruiz:
"A lot about it makes sense," he said. "The not paying taxes, the medical expenses. I understand why people wouldn't want us here, even though I was raised here."
They get it, so why don't those on the left? Would you want someone going into your house and stealing all of your valuables? Then why allow someone to steal from you in the form of misusing our public services?

I'd rather pay the salary of the guy who is there to send them home and enforce our nation's border. That's money well spent.

Oh yeah... CTRL-C, CTRL-V, CTRL-ALT-DEL, ALT-TAB, ALT-F4, CTRL-'OPEN APPLE'-RESET...

Some Random Thoughts

Just to break the monotony of the current tone of this blog I present a few random thoughts.

1) Lamar advertising recently put up a new billboard on the I-15 north just as you come into Vegas. It's essentially a big-screen television that they put ads on. Kinda cool idea. The only problem is for the people who live in the neighborhood that the sign faces. They get a bright light into the back yard of their homes now that wasn't there before. The funniest thing is, Lamar put up a billboard on the I-15 south advertising their new billboard. Just in case you miss that giant blinking thing that glares across the lanes of traffic.

2) I hate that community outreach radio that they put on Sunday mornings. I want to hear music, but on every channel it's either a medical program or some useless pseudo news program where someone drones on about a completely uninteresting subject over a bad phone connection. Wake me when it's over.

3) Bally's hotel has a new stage show called "Price is Right Live". No Bob Barker, but everyone is a contestant and prizes include trips and of course... "A New Car!". Sounds like a fun time and what other Vegas show gives you a chance to win prizes?

Okay, back to bashing on me and my co-bloggers. Pardon the interruption.

Saturday, April 08, 2006

Dear Liberals

I've been looking for a reason to fit my description as a "copy and paste" blogger, so I'm going to do so now via an email I received from my dear mother (living proof that there is actually hope for ignorant liberals):

We The People..... Of The United States

"We the sensible people of the United States, in an attempt to help everyone get along, restore some semblance of justice, avoid more riots, keep our nation safe, promote positive behavior, and secure the blessings of debt free liberty to ourselves and our great-great-great-grandchildren, hereby try one more time to ordain and establish some common sense guidelines....

We hold these truths to be self evident: that a whole lot of people are so confused by the Bill of Rights that they require a Bill of NON-Rights."

ARTICLE I: You do not have the right to a new car, big screen TV, or any other form of wealth. More power to you if you can legally acquire them, but no one is guaranteeing anything.

ARTICLE II: You do not have the right to never be offended. This country is based on freedom, and that means freedom for everyone -- not just you! You may leave the room, turn the channel, express a different opinion, etc.; but the world is full of idiots, and probably always will be.

ARTICLE III: You do not have the right to be free from harm. If you stick a screwdriver in your eye, learn to be more careful, do not expect the tool manufacturer to make you and all your relatives independently wealthy.

ARTICLE IV: You do not have the right to free food and housing. Americans are the most charitable people to be found, and will gladly help anyone in need, but we are quickly growing weary of subsidizing generation after generation of professional couch potatoes who achieve nothing more than the creation of another generation of professional couch potatoes.

ARTICLE V: You do not have the right to free health care. That would be nice, but from the looks of public housing, we're just not interested in public health care.

ARTICLE VI: You do not have the right to physically harm other people. If you kidnap, rape, intentionally maim, or kill someone, don't be surprised if the rest of us want to see you fry in the electric chair.

ARTICLE VII: You do not have the right to the possessions of others. If you rob, cheat, or coerce away the goods or services of other citizens, don't be surprised if the rest of us get together and lock you away in a place where you still won't have the right to a big screen color TV or a life of leisure.

ARTICLE VIII: You do not have the right to a job. All of us sure want you to have a job, and will gladly help you along in hard times, but we expect you to take advantage of the opportunities of education and vocational training laid before you to make yourself useful.

ARTICLE IX: You do not have the right to happiness. Being an American means that you have the right to PURSUE happiness, which by the way, is a lot easier if you are unencumbered by an over abundance of idiotic laws created by those of you who were confused by the Bill of Rights.

ARTICLE X: This is an English speaking country. We don't care where you are from, English is our language. Learn it or go back to wherever you came from! (lastly....) NOW..

ARTICLE XI: You do not have the right to change our country's history or heritage. This country was founded on the belief in one true God. And yet, you are given the freedom to believe in any religion, any faith, or no faith at all; with no fear of persecution. The phrase IN GOD WE TRUST is part of our heritage and history, and if you are uncomfortable with it, TOUGH!!!!


Truer words never spoken.

Friday, April 07, 2006

A Rebuttal (Or a Total Pwnage, if You Will)

Oooh, looks like I hit a few buttons here, now doesn't it? I immediately attack socialism and dependence on the federal government and all of a sudden the liberals go crazy.
Since Adorable Girlfriend decided that she was going to write me a novel, I think it's only fair for me to respond.

I never asked you to pay for health care.

So you agree with me that Medicare, Medicaid, and such should be abolished?

Though according to the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University, approximately 60 percent of it is paid for by the government between State and Federal employees, the VA, tax deductions, Medicare and Medicaid, to name a great majority of the costs.

Medicare/Medicaid is fully funded by taxpayers-including me-and thus is government-sponsored theft. I'll gladly pay my share when it comes to the VA and government employees, but cut the rest of it. It's a nice little mask for socialism and will eventually destroy this nation in more ways than your precious BusHitler could ever dream of doing.

Cutting Blue Cross and Blue Shield et al. out of the picture makes a great deal of sense. The remaining question then is, do you think when you join the military you shouldn't have Federal subsidized health care benefits?


With that statement right there, you prove yourself to be a socialist. Way to go. Cut private companies, make everyone rely on the federal government.

Guess what? My father relies on VA (government) healthcare. Do you want to know what it will be like when we depend on the government for our healthcare needs? Try waiting for over EIGHT hours to see a doctor for fifteen minutes. Believe it or not, that actually happened. To whom? Easy. To my father and me at the Pershing Medical Center in Poplar Bluff, Missouri. Imagine enduring pain so bad you want to kill yourself and having to wait for EIGHT HOURS while bureaucrats debate as to whether or not you're worth saving.

As for your line about military healthcare, you need to read my original post a little more clearly, since it's obvious you're more interested in attacking me rather than debating the issues at hand.

And for the record Steve, this is the first time I have personally said anything to you.

No, you were a coward and called me an "ass pirate" where you thought you were safe from my rebuttal. You weren't expecting me to call you out, and now that I have you're backtracking like a madwoman.

I don't waste all the freedoms I have on you. Your use of generalizations is grossly over done.

This makes no sense whatsoever, much like the rest of your argument. Not surprising.

It (I'll assume this was a typo) is tiresome. You lump all the so called "liberals" together. You state no facts, just your assumptions. And as my Bubie would say, ‘ass-u-me’ makes an ass out of you, but not me.


The facts are as stated: you support socialist healthcare, the abolition of the private medical industry, and complete socialism of the American economy. I don't have to lay out those facts, you've done so yourself.

As for your "assume" glib, don't you think you're equally guilty of such when you ASSUME that Saddam didn't have WMD and didn't plan to reinstate his WMD programs? Remember, we were massing troops in the Gulf for several months. Do you honestly think that Saddam had no idea as to what was coming? Remember the intel photos of the large trucks heading towards the Syrian border? What about the VX and mustard gas shells found? What about the missiles buried in the sands under Baghdad?

Since we are now speaking and since you are Mister History Major...

Actually, I was a history major until I had to drop out of college and take two jobs to aid my ailing father. =)

...maybe you should re-read the laws on education. In fact, minimum education it is granted to the people of the US. Children in most states are required to attend until around the age of 16. See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Education_in_the_United_States for more details. (Though, there are a few misconceptions on the site that I won't debate now).

The public education system is a complete and total failure. Why is it that America constanstly underachieves when compared to other nations, such as Japan which utilizes a mostly-privatized school system? Why is it that privately-schooled children often score higher on tests than children forced to endure a public education?

Then again, you couldn't debate your way out of a paper bag.

Of course there is a reason for mandatory education, but since you are so smart, I'll let you tell us why.

Ah, so I support the abolition of education completely because I think public schools are a waste of time. :roll: Now who's generalizing?

And your Bush...

Sorry to inform you, but he's your president too.

...has made the promise to the people of access to education through his No Child Left Behind Program.

Actually, Senator Edward "The Lush" Kennedy was a major architect of the NCLB Program. Plus, President Bush wants to give families a choice when it comes to where their children-especially inner-city children-are sent to school via the voucher program, which you liberals oppose fiercely.

(I invite you to take the time to Google it and learn about his ideology.)


I invite you to take the time to Google "Chappaquiddick."

You know Steve, I would be happy listening to anything you had to say if what you said actually had validity...

You wouldn't know "validity" if it slapped you in the face and took your wallet.

...wasn't cutting, pasting...

Actually, other than the occaisional link I may throw up, all of my material is self-written and what's not is properly credited. I am actually one of few bloggers that do so. Plagiarism is a bad thing, my ignorant little friend.

...or name calling.

I never knew of your existence until I saw that you labeled my good friend a "cobag" and myself an "ass pirate." You brough this upon yourself, so deal with it. PWNED.

You frequently generalize without references or backing up your statements.

Do I? I think not. If I use a news story in my commentary explaining my personal views and beliefs, a link or an author is always provided. If it's original commentary, then there's no other reference to provide other than my own words. By the way, if you're such a reference whore you should probably jump your good buddy Chuckles on that one.

You call people names...

Here's a quote from you that's not three days old:
He could be a really good guy if he was more educated and hung about with better people then Tony from manlymen.org, Jermturd and Steve-the-ass-pirate.

Pwned again. You should quit while you're ahead.

...and you have next to nothing to say on a routine basis. This is not effective discourse.

Actually, I have plenty to say. I update both Shoot a Liberal and my own personal blog at least once daily unless extenuating circumstances arise. Calling me an ass pirate, as I have proven you to do, isn't exactly the definition of effective discourse.

Moving on.

And before you tell me not to come here, don't publish my name on your blog and slander me with your generalizations.

Just for that, this is going on the main page of both blogs. =)

State factual comments and you probably shouldn’t imply killing liberals is an acceptable practice.

Once again, we go back to the point that you wouldn't know "factual" if it slapped you in the face, stole your wallet, smashed your car windshield, and took a dump in the middle of your living room.

As for killing liberals, you obviously have absolutely no sense of humor unless you get the opportunity to string the words "ass" and "pirate" together.

Whether you agree with me or not on various issues, killing someone for his or her beliefs is not a human right afforded to you by the US Constitution.

Agreed. Then you support the United States' war on terrorism? Oh, you don't? Guess you're a hypocrite then.

These kinds of behaviors only invite me here to address your words.
*yawn* Guess I have to remind you of this:

He could be a really good guy if he was more educated and hung about with better people then Tony from manlymen.org, Jermturd and Steve-the-ass-pirate.

You brought it on yourself, psycho. Can't stand the heat? Get out of the kitchen.

And rightfully so.

Was I right when I answered your ad hominem reference to whatever sexual preference you may wish I had? You see, I was nice and minded my own business until Chuckles not only began to spam this blog but my personal blog as well.

If you don't want trolls or me coming by, say something with actual facts and leave folks like Chuckles, Pinko and myself out of it.

We get back to the fact that you brought me into this argument yourself. Your own actions led to this, but like all liberals you're shoving the blame on someone else.

We also get back to the fact that you, in all your conspiracy theories and socialist brainwashing, wouldn't know what a fact was if it were your male parental unit.

Otherwise, accept that you are inviting us to comment.

When you attack me, you invite me to comment. In public. Whenever I feel like it. When your friends spam the website that I pay for, you invite me to comment. When my email is mysteriously passed on to several Triple-X pornography sites without my knowledge and approval, you invite me to comment. When you slander and attack the president of this nation without fact or base, you invite me to comment. I could go on, but this has gone on long enough.

I certainly accepted that when I spoke the truth about your blog cobags at Chuckle's site.

No, you attacked us ad hominem because we're not going to stand by and let your little buddy attack our work. You don't care about our beliefs; we're conservatives, thus we're fair targets. You don't want to debate the issues, because you CAN'T. Thus, you have to turn to stuff like this:

He could be a really good guy if he was more educated and hung about with better people then Tony from manlymen.org, Jermturd and Steve-the-ass-pirate.

And frequently blog about my own issues, not those that have anything to do with you.
Once again, I believe you said:

He could be a really good guy if he was more educated and hung about with better people then Tony from manlymen.org, Jermturd and Steve-the-ass-pirate.


Now you should do the same.
Apologize to Sean, FM, and me and don't comment on this blog or either FM's or my blogs unless you have a substantial debate and I might consider it.

I'm still giggling like a little schoolgirl over the whole "holier than thou" attitude you took with this when you, in an obviously "not-so holier than thou" attitude said this (And trust me, I'll keep repeating this line for as long as it takes):

He could be a really good guy if he was more educated and hung about with better people then Tony from manlymen.org, Jermturd and Steve-the-ass-pirate.

If you want to debate the issues, fine. That's what I blog for. However, when you begin your personal attacks, I will do the same. Until I get an apology for this:

He could be a really good guy if he was more educated and hung about with better people then Tony from manlymen.org, Jermturd and Steve-the-ass-pirate.

I will continue to put you and your little friends in your respective places.

You have been warned. Have a nice day.

The Liberals Just Don't Get It

I wrote about this in my other blog, but I found it fitting to post a little blurb about it here at Shoot a Liberal.

As those of you who read this know, we are currently fighting an infestation of liberal trolls who are devoid of any sense of intelligent debate whatsoever. Chuckles, c.w.b, Adorable Girlfriend, pinko punko: yeah, you know the bunch. They continue to make asses of themselves; frankly, I think it's funny.

However, if you ask them-like most liberals-they'll give you the line about how they have no civil rights with George W. Bush in office. They can't speak freely, they can't peacefully assemble, and the government is constantly spying and monitoring on them. Mainly, many are under the impression that they cannot speak out against the president.

Until someone tries, is booed by the public, and said public is rebuked by BusHitler and he allows the man to speak.

Liberals, you have more freedom in your pinky finger than many people will ever have or experience in their lifetimes. Yet, you're not willing to share this freedom with those that are oppressed. There is a little fact that you lefties don't get. After World War II, the United States made one thing clear: IT IS OUR RESPONSIBILITY TO ENSURE THAT THE PEOPLES OF THE WORLD ARE FREE TO CHOOSE THEIR OWN GOVERNMENT AND THEIR OWN DESTINY. It is our responsibility to ensure that one madman or a group of madmen don't take over a country or a region and enslave the people to do their own little puppet-dance. If you cannot understand that, then you just need help.

It is not our government's responsibility to pay for our healthcare, our education, or our paycheck (unless you are a government employee, and even then only if you're in a necessary position). It is the government's responsibility to defend freedom, both here and abroad.

I don't expect any of you to read this and even consider what I've said, because you're so filled with hate of our president that you have time for little else. However, just remember this: the next time you call George W. Bush a liar or Hitler, just remember that the secret police AREN'T on their way to your home to kill you and those closest to you.

Wednesday, April 05, 2006

I love the smell of PWNAGE in the morning!

So, I have a day off. I don't have to go into the radio station this morning, so I'm sitting at my cozy little computer desk in my cozy little apartment while my lovely wife (who also, luckily, has a day off) is dozing her sweet lil' head off in bed.

So what have I been doing this morning?

Pwning Chuckles. That's all.

I decided to read his blog and find the asanine quote of the day in here to share with you all when I found this comment to a post about Sean:

Adorable Girlfriend says: Smarty, Sean is this major, major cobag. His address: shootaliberal.blogspot.com. That pretty much says it all.

However, he likes to cut and paste others comments, doesn't reference, edits his posts or comments to correct what you rip on him for and generally a sad guy.

The sad part is you know he's working class like all the rest of us and hating on the good guys. Somehow having guns and killing people takes away the oppression for him. He could be a really good guy if he was more educated and hung about with better people then Tony from manlymen.org, Jermturd and Steve-the-ass-pirate.
Now, while the jury is out on just what exactly a "cobag" is, I can see that Adorable Girlfriend-like her buddy Chuckles-is nothing more than another run of the mill hate-filled lefty. Which explains her keeping the kind of company she keeps.

Now, let's look a little more deeply into her comment here.

She first calls Sean a cobag. A quick swing by urbandictionary.com says that a "cobag" is short for a colostomy bag. Or, if you're from the South like I'm originally from, a s*%tbag. Last time I checked, Sean is neither a colostomy nor a s*%tbag. Since I'm sure that colostomy/s*%tbags can neither walk, talk, nor vote (and if they did I'm pretty sure they'd vote Democrat), he can be neither of these things.

Next she parrots the same ol' Chuckles "cut-and-paste" line. Joy, oh joy! You see, we're seeing the typical Democratic technique of "the talking point" here. It's simply the old saying "if you say it enough then it must be true" being put to good (or in this case, evil) use. I think this is a case of Chuckles' jealousy of Sean and his blog. Not only does it look better, smell better (a lot less patchouli), but Sean has three top-notch writers while Chuckles can only write about how he hates blogging drunk and how it's Wal Mart's responsibility to ensure the whole world has healthcare coverage. A pity. She also calls him a "sad guy." I've known Sean for a while, and he doesn't seem sad. He seems rather content and happy with his life.

Moving on now, she then begins a little leftist class warfare. While Sean, FM, and I are all three hard-working, middle-class Americans, we apparently are traitors to the working class because we hate on "the good guys." I properly dissected and countered said message in Chuckles' comments section like so:

Steve the Pirate said: You see, the "good guys," as you label them, are for taking more money out of my pocket and giving it to people who are too lazy to get up and get a job. They're not disadvantaged, they're not downtrodden, they're lazy. Plain and simple. The real "good guys" are the ones who cut my taxes so I keep more of my hard-earned money in my wallet, work to eliminate welfare and the socialist society it inevitably creates, and keeps nutbags from blowing up my family (don't repeat the Michael Moore line that I'm not in any danger; I have a USAF base right in my backyard which any al Qaeda hoser would love to bomb).
Just in case you're curious, that AF base is Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Fairborn, Ohio.

Moving on now.

Folks, it doesn't stop there! She then opens full ad hominem as she not only accuses Sean of being uneducated, but also accuses yours truly of being a homosexual. I can't speak for Sean's level of education, but I do know that Sean is one of the most intelligent men I have ever met. As for my sexual preference (it seems that Chuckles and his crew is obsessed with said sexual preference), you may want to ask my wife about that. Anyway.

As you can see, this is what we're dealing with. This is why men like Sean, FM, and myself are here, to keep you informed of not only what happens in the world, but to also show you the nature of the enemy-in all their hatred, moaning, crying, and foaming-at-the-mouth-in this ideological conflict. As long as they're out there, we'll be right behind them exposing them for what they truly are.

I know... I know...

It's been awfully quiet from my corner of the room. Well I have an excuse. We are in the process of getting things ready for our summer run at the plant. Lots of work to be done so I can't get to the computer much.

Much thanks to my partners in crime for keeping things interesting here. I'll be back to normal posting levels soon.

I said I had an excuse. I never said it was a good one...

Tuesday, April 04, 2006

Yes, You HAVE a Choice!

Ever since Sean decided to make Shoot a Liberal a group blog, there has been a bunch of discussion and debate on just what is the best manner to dispose of dirty hippies: shooting, impaling, or walking them off the plank.

Then it occurs to me: just what do the dirty hippies want to do? After all, they're the ones being disposed of; shouldn't they have a choice of their manner of disposal?

In that spirit, I present to you the following proposal. A hippie would be taken out to sea on board a ship (preferably a US Navy ship, a pirate ship would suffice if needed) and would be stood on a plank. Underneath them would be three massive spikes. The spikes would be easy to jump over; however, swimming around and past the spikes would be angry, bloodthirsty sharks. If that's not dangerous enough for you, a helicopter with a mounted .50 caliber machine gun would be hovering overhead, taking aim at said dirty hippie (Trolls, Democrats, Commies, and RINOS are also subject to said choice, by the way) and forcing him to make a quick decision. Meanwhile, a group of sailors or pirates-whichever works better-would be pressing in from the ship (you can't see them in the diagram below, but they're there) with fully automatic weapons, further forcing the hippie to make the choice.

To further clarify my proposition, I present the following diagram:
Your Choice!

So, you have a choice: be impaled, be devoured by angry sharks, or be shot by a helicopter and/or a bloodthirsty mob.

And who said Republicans aren't fair and balanced?

Monday, April 03, 2006

No More Holidays

Today's Liberal Nonsense: The Spring Bunny.

Yes, you heard me right. The Spring Bunny. You see, malls and shopping centers all across America that previously featured everyone's favorite furry Eastertime creature have shot, quartered, and fried up the Easter Bunny to serve him during Easter...er, "Spring" dinner alongside some mashed potatoes and corn on the cob. In his stead they have brought in the "Spring" Bunny. You see, these people believe that the "Spring" Bunny is much less offensive to non-Christians, allowing everyone to celebrate the glory that is East...er, "Spring." No longer will little tykes scamper through the meadow on an Easter Egg hunt; no, those children must now sniff out "Spring" Eggs, because we have to be politically correct.

Word has it that the Easter Bunny won't be the only one to go. More famous symbols of holidays derived from religious celebrations-and even the holidays themselves-will be taken out, too.



No longer will St. Valentine's Day be celebrated: rather, "Hallmark® Romantic Card Day."

St. Patrick's Day must go the wayside, as well. Now, St. Patty will be turned into the "Drink Like a Person of Irish Heritage" Day.

Two non-religious days, Mother's and Father's Days, will be turned into-respective-"Non-female parental-unit"and "Female parental-unit" days. Keep in mind, you also have to wish all females and non-females that have chosen NOT to be parental units a happy "Non-female/Female parental-unit" day, as well.

July 4th? Independance Day? No! No celebrations! Independence Day must now be declared as a day of national mourning, to mark the day that the Imperialist Americans came to power to conquer the world for the J00s.

April 22nd, on the other hand, will be a day of festivity and celebration! (Now, can you tell me why?)

Halloween must not be celebrated under ANY circumstances! You see, Halloween was invented by the Catholics, and we all know that the Catholics are really J00s in disguise trying to take over that world with that silly fool Emperor Benedict XVI.

Similar to July 4th, Thanksgiving will no longer be celebrated. Rather than give thanks to a made-up God for what we've been given, we must mourn and pray for forgiveness for what we've illegally taken from others less fortunate than ourselves.

And as for Christmas? Heck no! Christmas must be eliminated! Not only will all "baby Jesuses" (or is it Jesi) be burned or renamed into "baby fake idols representing an oppressive and overbearing false religion," but Santa Claus will be renamed to "Carlos, the dude down the street." Also, gifts will not be given on Christmas. Everyone will be encouraged-and hopefully required-to give everything they own to "Carlos, the dude down the street" so he can distribute it to whomever he sees fit.

Finally, the word "holiday" MUST be removed from the American jargon. It will be replaced by "Day of Non-Work." That way, a day holy to one religion can't offend another, and everybody wins!

Word has it that the only holidays allowed to be called holidays, and even allowed to be celebrated, will be Kwanzaa, Ramadan, and April 22nd.

Scary, isn't it? What's worse, this is exactly what we're heading to.

Saturday, April 01, 2006

Okay, I give up.

Well, chuckles, I have to admit it. Your great writing, and common sense posts have convinced me. I give up my aggressively conservative positions on issues. I think I may start sending in extra tax money to the IRS, because I do not pay enough taxes. I will turn over my private poperty to the government and moved into a subsidised housing project. And you know what else? I think the illegal aliens should be allowed to stay in this country free of penalty. Full amnesty for all undocumented workers. I'm going to change my voter registration from Republican to The Communist Party. Bush is equal to Hitler. He's an imperialist Nazi, and so is SeanS and Steve The Pirate.

From now on, I refuse to impale hippies. They are just wishing for peace and love for all mankind, and they don't really smell that bad. Communists are our friends. I don't know how I never saw this before, but thank you for opening my eyes chuckles.

And in closing I'd like to say:

Bush rules blah blah
illegal aliens blah blah
terrorists win blah blah
commies suck blah blah

Okay, chuckles, April Fools! You really do blow mule dong, beyotch!

Suspensions All Around

I ditched school once. It was my senior year and all the kids in my class took off from school on what we called 'senior ditch day'. I was reported as being sick.

I never walked out for a protest. Even when they told us that we could not pray in school, I didn't leave campus. I stayed at my desk and prayed that the school would change their policy. I met with other students before school to have an organized prayer at the flagpole. We broke it up when our 'freedom of speech' was taken away and the administration dispersed us.

Now apparently it is okay for kids to leave their classes to protest. The Clark County school district admonished the students for leaving and said that it would count as an unexcused absence. Whoop-de-doo. They have 9 more before losing credit for the class. Maybe a suspension would get the point across better.

How about organizing your protest on the weekend? I guess that wouldn't make the statement you want, huh? Don't let education get in the way of showing the government who's boss. Trust me, I could care less if you fail. Someone's gotta flip the patties. Lucky for you the U.S. Attorney General cares.
His message to the marchers was: "Get an education. Freedom in this country is only available to those who can speak English well, those who can write English well."
Hey folks, these are kids we are talking about! The little bastards don't even pay taxes yet. When you start paying outrageous fees at the emergency room and see your taxes going up to cover the cost of housing illegals, then come talk to me. How about when you see the lines at the unemployment office getting longer because Farmer Joe can get his labor at half the cost down at the Home Depot?

Oh wait, since you won't have an education, you'll be working for minimum wage at some fast food joint and won't be paying crap for taxes to begin with. Maybe you'll get turned down for the job since the illegal immigrant you are trying to protect got the job since he or she will work for less.

March on! I've got job security and frankly I don't care who serves me at the drive thru.

Bad Day

This is the definition of a bad day at a power plant:



The fire comes out the wrong end of the turbine.

This is a photo of Desert Basin's Unit 2 inlet ablaze. The unit was shut down for maintenance and no one was injured. It may be a while before they can get it back up.

Photo courtesy Casa Grande Dispatch.

Update: Here's a video of the fire. Looks like it was isolated to the evap media (highly flammable stuff). I love how the news guys talk about it affecting power across the state even though the unit was already shut down for a planned outage.



Day By Day© by Chris Muir.