Saturday, October 23, 2004

Dante's Inferno Test

It seems I'm going to Purgatory. Where might you be going?

Friday, October 22, 2004

Trial Lawyers Denied A Vast New Pool of Plaintiffs

This is just stupid. What's next, a law suit against John Kerry for the senseless murder of geese? Me thinks not. Incidentally, David Letterman quipped that JK went goose hunting and came back with one goose and four purple hearts (LOL)!

Thursday, October 21, 2004

Fair and Balanced

If you've seen Fahrenheit 9/11, then you definitely need to see one of the following movies for some balance, no matter what your political leanings are.

Fahrenhype 9/11
Celsius 41.11
Michael Moore Hates America

I've seen F9/11 but I haven't seen any of the others yet. Michael Moore certainly does have an active imagination. I'll probably watch f-hype9/11 this weekend although the trailer for C41.11 looked pretty good.

Wednesday, October 20, 2004

Tuesday, October 19, 2004

Pimp the Vote

I've heard of "energizing your base", but this is not what I had in mind. When your political party encourages voter fraud by bribing their supporters with crack cocaine, you are in serious trouble.

Sunday, October 17, 2004

October Suprise?

This one is for my people in the "black helicopter" crowd.

Saturday, October 16, 2004

Another Ragin Cajun

This guy has taken the term 'Ragin Cajun' a little too literally.

Wednesday, October 13, 2004

Catholics againts Catholicism

I must comment on John Kerry's incoherent response to the abortion issue in the October 13, 2004 debate. The saddest aspect of this is that Kerry represents the view of the majority of self proclaimed Catholics (66% support keeping abortion legal according to a recent letter I recieved from Karl Keating)

My comments are noted <like so>.

SCHIEFFER: Senator Kerry, a new question for you.
The New York Times reports that some Catholic archbishops are telling their church members that it would be a sin to vote for a candidate like you because you support a woman's right to choose an abortion and unlimited stem-cell research.

What is your reaction to that?

KERRY: I respect their views. I completely respect their views. I am a Catholic <in word not in deed>. And I grew up learning how to respect those views. But I disagree with them, as do many .

I believe that I can't legislate or transfer to another American citizen my article of faith <because you can't transfer something you don't have>. What is an article of faith for me is not something that I can legislate on somebody who doesn't share that article of faith <This is not merely an article of faith, it is life and death and justice. If we do not legislate on these basis, what is the point of government?>. I believe that choice is a woman's choice. It's between a woman, God <put God in the "against" column> and her doctor. And that's why I support that.

Now, I will not allow somebody to come in and change Roe v. Wade. The president has never said whether or not he would do that. But we know from the people he's tried to appoint to the court he wants to <I certainly hope so>. I will not. I will defend the right of Roe v. Wade.

Now, with respect to religion, you know, as I said, I grew up a Catholic. I was an altar boy. I know that throughout my life this has made a difference to me <obviously not>. And as President Kennedy said when he ran for president, he said, I'm not running to be a Catholic president. I'm running to be a president who happens to be Catholic <Wrong. You are Catholic first. Everything else is secondary>. My faith affects everything that I do <No, it doesn't. You just said that you won't legislate based on your supposed beliefs.>, in truth.

There's a great passage of the Bible that says, What does it mean, my brother, to say you have faith if there are no deeds? Faith without works is dead . And I think that everything you do in public life has to be guided by your faith, affected by your faith, but without transferring it in any official way to other people <What the hell does that mean!? You're whole job is transferring what you believe into law! What you are saying is that your faith should move you to the point of ALMOST doing something. Are we supposed to elect you so that you can ALMOST act in our interests?>. That's why I fight against poverty. That's why I fight to clean up the environment and protect this earth. That's why I fight for equality and justice. All of those things come out of that fundamental teaching and belief of faith <The Pope has deemed all of those issues secondary to the right to life>.

But I know this, that President Kennedy in his inaugural address told all of us that here on Earth, God's work must truly be our own. And that's what we have to - I think that's the test of public service <Why must all Catholic presidential candidates be such a embarrassment to their Faith?>.

Saturday, October 09, 2004

Therese Movie

I've just been told that Therese is coming to ambassador 10 theater in Lafayette! This will be the first and possibly the only venue for this movie in the state. Awesome! I'm there! I've put this movie on my blog before. I learned about the movie and met the director earlier this year. Since then, I've been hoping I'd get to see it in the theater. Looks like I'll get my chance. Tell everyone you know to go and see it, especially fellow Catholics.

Tuesday, October 05, 2004

Best line of the Vice Presidential Debate

Dick Cheney to John Edwards:

“You’ve got one of the worst attendance records in the United States Senate. Now, in my capacity as vice president, I am the president of the Senate, the presiding officer. I’m up in the Senate most Tuesdays when they’re in session. The first time I ever met you was when you walked on the stage tonight."

Whoa! Get 'em Dick!

W Ketchup

I thought someone out there might be interested in this interesting new condiment. I wonder if it tastes like that other, liberal ketchup. What would conservative ketchup taste like anyway?

Monday, October 04, 2004

Presidential Debate Analysis

George Bush's debate performance met all of my expectations. It was awful. Truly painful to watch. Just as I expected. I'm still voting for W, but honestly, it's not because of his oratory skills. It’s because I value W’s support of conservative principles more than I value his ability to communicate them.

However, John Kerry is one smart politician. He positioned himself as close to W as he could get while remaining slightly to the left. Once the ideological lines were blurred, Kerry was free to score big points by debating rings around Bush. Kerry’s position on almost every issue can be summed up as follows:

"I would have done the same thing as the president, except I would have done it without making any sacrifices whatsoever and would have provided the same if not better results. Oh, and we would have no enemies in the world, only friends. Kumbaya."

Kerry seems to be banking on the fact that the majority of the vacuous, "undecided" voters will be swayed by his use of what I call the "bug zapper" technique. If you have ever seen flying insects attracted to their doom by one of these devices, then you know the type of mesmerizing power certain attractive forces can have over weak minds. It’s similar to the force that compels people to forward chain e-mails to all of their friends and co-workers in the hope that Bill Gates will send them $50 for helping him test his “e-mail tracking system”. On some level, a person must sense that this is stupid, but the promise of something for nothing is too much to resist.

Hence, John Kerry is kicking on his political UV light by saying he’ll bring peace to the world, he’ll bring all of our troops home safely in 6 months, we’ll still win the war on terror, all of the world will love us, free health care for all, everyone will get a raise, in short, all of your wildest dreams can come true if you will just vote for John Kerry (I can hear the swarms of clueless undecideds buzzing already).

This trick is also great for Kerry because it raises the expectations of his supporters to an unattainable level. If Bush gets elected then they’ll all spend the next 4 years lamenting over how good life could have been in Kerry’s utopia. What happens if Kerry gets elected you ask? Well…

If you listen closely, you’ll hear Kerry use phrases like, “If we do it my way”, or “If we follow my plan”. He’s setting the stage for his escape from his own BS promises. He knows he can’t deliver all of this stuff. These are CYA code words to fall back on when he doesn’t deliver. And who will be blamed for this failed utopian state? The republicans of course! Thus perpetuating the blind hatred of all things conservative by the secular barbarians.

I’m voting for W. I urge you to do the same. But I must admit, I think Kerry’s team has a brilliant strategy.