March 29, 2009

Just a little music....

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March 27, 2009

They were correct.....

I have to admit it. My liberal friends were right.

They told me if I voted for McCain, the nation's Hope would deteriorate,
and sure enough, there has been a 20 point drop in the Consumer
Confidence Index since the election, reaching a lower point than any
time during the Bush administration.

They told me if I voted for McCain, the US would become more deeply
embroiled in the Middle East, and sure enough tens of thousands of
additional troops are scheduled to be deployed into Afghanistan.

They told me if I voted for McCain, that the economy would get worse and
sure enough unemployment is approaching 8.8% and the new stimulus
packages implemented recently have sent the stock market lower than at
any time since 9-11.

They told me if I voted for McCain, we would see more "crooks" in high
ranking positions in Federal government and sure enough, several recent
cabinet nominees and Senate appointments revealed resumes of bribery and
tax fraud.

Well I ignored my Democrat friends in November and voted for McCain.

And they were right... all of their predictions have come true.

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The Story of Ed Freeman

You're an 19 year old kid. You're critically wounded, and dying in the jungle in the Ia Drang Valley , 11-14-1965, LZ X-ray, Vietnam . Your infantry unit is outnumbered 8 - 1, and the enemy fire is so intense, from 100 or 200 yards away, that your own Infantry Commander has ordered the MediVac helicopters to stop coming in.

You're lying there, listening to the enemy machine guns, and you know you're not getting out. Your family is 1/2 way around the world, 12,000 miles away, and you'll never see them again. As the world starts to fade in and out, you know this is the day.

Then, over the machine gun noise, you faintly hear that sound of a helicopter, and you look up to see an un-armed Huey, but it doesn't seem real, because no Medi-Vac markings are on it.

Ed Freeman is coming for you. He's not Medi-Vac, so it's not his job, but he's flying his Huey down into the machine gun fire, after the Medi-Vacs were ordered not to come.

He's coming anyway.

And he drops it in, and sits there in the machine gun fire, as they load 2 or 3 of you on board.
Then he flies you up and out through the gunfire, to the Doctors and Nurses.
And, he kept coming back.... 13 more times..... And took about 30 of you and your buddies out, who would never have gotten out.

Medal of Honor Recipient, Ed Freeman, died last Wednesday at the age of 80, in Boise, ID ......May God rest his soul.....
I bet you didn't hear about this hero's passing, but we sure were told a whole
bunch about some Hip-Hop Coward beating the crap out of his "girlfriend"

Medal of Honor Winner
Ed Freeman

Shame on the American Media. Heroes are forgotten, but goats are beatified.

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The New Steve Urkel


Yes, Barry, you DID.

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March 24, 2009


"It takes 43 muscles to frown and 17 to smile, but it only takes 3 for a proper trigger squeeze."

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March 23, 2009

Keep Your Powder Dry

The shot heard round the world
Led to freedom ringing clear
We’ve kept the fire burning bright
For two hundred plus years
Now the tide has turned agin us
Our freedom is being sold
Where is the courage we once had
The patriots so bold?
A once great country gasps her last
She withers in the field
While government as cancer grows
Lady Liberty does yield
So is this it? oh shall we quit?
Should freedom fade away?
Is this the final curtain call
Has freedom seen its day?
HELL NO I say as I rise up
My rifle in my hand
I’ll not lose my liberty
I’ll not lose my land
So stand with me brave patriots
Against the rushing tide
No longer shall we silent stand
No longer will we hide
No longer will their words hold sway
No longer will they steal
The freedom God has given us
No longer will we yield
We stand atop the parapets
Our trumpets blowing loud
To spread the truth of Freedoms Call
Throughout the gathering crowd
Grab your coat, pick up your gun
Take up the battle cry
Be ready for the coming war
And keep your powder dry

Kender MacGowan

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March 22, 2009

Why I Carry a Gun

I don't know who wrote this, but I WISH it had been me. This piece encapsulates EXACTLY how I feel about firearms.
Why I Carry a Gun

My old grandpa once said to me, "Son, there comes a time in every man's life when he stops bustin' knuckles and starts bustin' caps and usually it's when he becomes too old to take an ass whoopin'.

I don't carry a gun to kill people. I carry a gun to keep from being killed.

I don't carry a gun to scare people. I carry a gun because sometimes this world can be a scary place.

I don't carry a gun because I'm paranoid. I carry a gun because there are real threats in the world.

I don't carry a gun because I'm evil. I carry a gun because I have lived long enough to see the evil in the world.

I don't carry a gun because I hate the government. I carry a gun because I understand the limitations of government.

I don't carry a gun because I'm angry. I carry a gun so that I don't have to spend the rest of my life hating myself for failing to be prepared.

I don't carry a gun because I want to shoot someone. I carry a gun because I want to die at a ripe old age in my bed, and not on a sidewalk somewhere tomorrow afternoon.

I don't carry a gun because I'm a cowboy. I carry a gun because, when I die and go to Heaven, I want to be a cowboy.

I don't carry a gun to make me feel like a man. I carry a gun because men know how to take care of themselves and the ones they love.

I don't carry a gun because I feel inadequate. I carry a gun because, unarmed and facing three armed thugs, I am inadequate.

I don't carry a gun because I love it.. I carry a gun because I love life and the people who make it meaningful to me.

"Police Protection" is an oxymoron. Free citizens must protect themselves.

Police do not protect you from crime; they usually just investigate the crime after it happens and then call someone in to clean up the mess.

Personally, I carry a gun because I'm too young to die and too old to take an ass whoopin'."

Remember the average response time to a 911 call is over 4 minutes.

The average response time of a 357 magnum is 1400 FPS.
Keep your trust in God; The government has failed.

What some great Americans had to say about guns:

"Firearms stand next in importance to the Constitution itself! They are the American people's Liberty Teeth and keystone under Independence. From the hour the Pilgrims landed, to the present day, events, occurrences, and tendencies prove that to insure peace, security, and happiness, the rifle and pistol are equally indispensable. The very atmosphere of firearms everywhere, restrains evil interference -- they deserve a place of honor with all that's good!"
--President George Washington, in a speech to Congress. 7 January, 1790

"The Constitution of most of our states (and of the United States) assert that all power is inherent in the people; that they may exercise it by themselves; that it is their right and duty to be at all times armed."--Thomas Jefferson. (emp mine)

"Democracy is two wolves and a lamb voting on what to have for lunch. Liberty is a well-armed lamb contesting the vote." --Benjamin Franklin

"One of the ordinary modes, by which tyrants accomplish their purposes without resistance, is, by disarming the people, and making it an offense to keep arms." -- Constitutional scholar and Supreme Court Justice Joseph Story, 1840

"These Sarah Brady types must be educated to understand that because we have an armed citizenry, that a dictatorship has not happened in America. These anti-gun fools are more dangerous to Liberty than street criminals or foreign spies."
-Theodore Haas, Dachau Survivor (who is more qualified to speak out about the tyranny of gun control than one who almost died because of it?)

Even Gandhi didn't agree with the Sarah Brady's of the world:

"Among the many misdeeds of British rule in India, history will look upon the Act depriving a whole nation of arms as the blackest."
-- Mohandas Gandhi, An Autobiography, pg 446

Last, but not least:

"Gun control has cleared the way for seven major genocides since 1915, in which governments gone bad murdered 56,000,000 persons, including millions of children."-Aaron Zelman of Jews for the Preservation of Firearms Ownership

To those who know who they are : THESE are the reasons I carry a gun.

Addend: For those that still believe in Sarah Brady myths that "guns cause violence":

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We're Mad as Hell, Shall We Take ANY More?!?

"Mr. Paine" is correct. WE THE PEOPLE must TAKE BACK what is rightfully ours. WE lent the politicians the power and they have abused it. It is our right, nay, our DUTY, to reclaim that power before it is abused any furthur.

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Care For Some Tea?

On April 15, 2009 there will be a number of "Tea Parties" all across America to protest the slide towards Socialism this Administration is enacting. I urge each and every one of you to try to find the Tea Party event nearest you and attend it.

Our beloved Republic is under attack from without, but even more seriously, from within. It is the DUTY of every Citizen to come to the fore and protect this greatest experiment in human history; politically for now, but with force of arms if need be.

Lloyd Marcus has written a theme song that might provide you some inspiration:

Our Forefathers had the courage of their convictions to stand up to a tyrannical government and they left us the mechanisms to prevent such a government from reoccurring, but we have been lax in our vigilance. We have allowed the creeping fingers of Socialism to start to choke the life out of our Republic.
The current Administration's policies are contrary to every Principle that our Forefathers fought and died for.

We the People are being yoked to a national debt that couldn't be repaid by our great-grandchildren's time (Taxation without representation sound familiar?).

We are being restrained in matters of private business by excessive and onerous regulation without true redress to the government (sound familiar?),

The current Administration has made no secret of it's intention to radically restrict the private Citizen's right to to maintain and BEAR arms (for those that weren't listening on that day in American History class, the "shot heard 'round the world" in Concord Mass. was a direct result of the British Army marching to the city with the intent to confiscate the arms held by private Citizens).

There is still a small amount of time to peacefully forestall the encroachments on our Liberties, BUT, if we don't act fast and en-masse it will take force of arms to restore those Liberties to us.

Our Forefathers revolted against repression and tyranny, now it is Our time to do the same.

I pray we still have the courage and convictions of our Forefathers.

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March 20, 2009

Just for Grins

As men age, we start seeing more and more of the medical
World and its employees, which nowadays seems to have more and
More women as our Physicians and Therapists, etc., and in this case
A new urologist for me.

My family Doctor just recently referred me to a "just out of
Medical school" female urologist. I saw her yesterday, and
she's absolutely drop-dead gorgeous... As well as unbelievably sexy.

She told me that I must stop masturbating.

I asked her why, and she said,

"Because I'm trying to examine you.......

H/T toCatfish(yeah, I can see ya doing this too! LMAO)

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Another Quote of the day

"Laws that forbid the carrying of arms...disarm only those who are neither inclined or determined to commit crimes. Such laws only make things worse for the assaulted and better for the assassins; they serve to encourage than to prevent homicides, for an unarmed man may be attacked with greater confidence than an armed man."

--Thomas Jefferson 1764


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A New Norman Rockwell


So I said to him, "Barak, I know Abe Lincoln, and you ain't him."

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Quote of the Day

"You cannot legislate the poor into freedom by legislating the wealthy out of freedom. What one person receives without working for, another person must work for without receiving.The government cannot give to anybody anything that the government does not first take from somebody else. When half of the people get the idea that they do not have to work because the other half is going to take care of them, and when the other half gets the idea that it does no good to work because somebody else is going to get what they work for, that my dear friend, is about the end of any nation. You cannot multiply wealth by dividing it."
~~~~ Dr. Adrian Rogers, 1931

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Oath Keepers

If you have EVER sworn an oath to the Constitution as a member of a military branch, police officer, or firefighter, may I humble suggest that you join the Oath Keepers organization?

If, like me, you take that oath as seriously today as you did on the day you made it, it is your RESPONSIBILITY to do what you can to preserve our Republic as the Founders intended it to be.

WE have been far too lax in our vigilance; there are enemies both at the gates, and even more shamefully, WITHIN those gates, that are doing their best to take our Republic away from us.

It is up to US to defeat their attempts at all costs.

We owe it to our posterity, and we owe it to our honor.

The Republic may still fall; all human institutions eventually do, BUT:


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March 19, 2009

Three Rebels, One Ticket

One morning, three Rebs and three Yankees were in a ticket line at a train station.
The three Northerners each bought a ticket, and watched as the three Rebs bought just one ticket.

"How are the three of you going to travel on only one ticket?" asked one of the Yankees.
"Watch and learn," answered one of the boys from Georgia.

All six boarded the train where the three Yankees sat down, but the three Rebs crammed into a restroom together and closed the door.
Shortly after the train departed, the conductor came around to collect tickets.
He knocked on the restroom door and said, "Ticket, please."
The door opened just a crack, and a single arm emerged with a ticket in hand.
The conductor took it and moved on.

The Yankees saw this happen and agreed it was quite a clever idea.
Indeed, it was so clever that they decided to do the same thing on the return trip and save some money.

That afternoon when they got back to the station, they bought a single ticket for the return trip and watched while to their astonishment, the three Rebs didn't buy even one ticket.

"How are you going to travel without a ticket?" asked one of the perplexed Yankees.
"Watch and learn," answered the three Rebel boys in unison.

When they boarded the train, the three Northerners crammed themselves into one restroom and the three Rebs crammed into another one just down the way. Shortly after the train began to move, one of the Rebs left their restroom and walked over to the one in which the Yankees were hiding.
The Rebs knocked on the door and said, "Ticket, please."

There's just no way on God's green earth, to explain how, the Yankees won that war.

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March 17, 2009

Just for Grins

Q. What’s the difference between Obama and Jesus?

A. Jesus was a carpenter; Obama can’t assemble a cabinet.

At least a cabinet that isn't either a Clintoon retread and/or a tax cheat. Fox, hen-house, etc.....the upshot is that the People are getting screwed, yet again.
But this time if you complain; you are either a racist or an unbeliever.

Keep your powder dry, the time draws nigh.

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Well, the move to the new quarters has been successfully accomplished....sort of. As in all moves, it will take a month or two before most of the boxes are unpacked and the contents placed in their new assigned places.

The great news is that we finally really have all the space we need for the amount of crap we own; in fact we can buy a little more crap to add to the mess, if our checking account ever recovers from the cost of the movers.
The estimator hit it right on the button...10 hrs @ $110. an hr = $ 1,100.
From past experience with this company, we had thought we might be able to 'git-er-done' in 8 hrs., but alas, it was only 6 minutes shy of a full ten hours before the last box was placed in the garage. I have no complaints, the movers didn't dawdle at any time, with no damage to any item, and they were full of good humor despite the heavy loads they were expected to safely move and place in ridiculously tight spaces.

Kudos to Two Men and a Truck, if you are in the central Indiana area and need a dependable company, I highly recommend them, and if you would, tell them I sent them your way? Maybe I can get them to advertise here.

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March 15, 2009

It's Here!

Tomorrow is the big day. The moving truck is expected to arrive at 0845 Hrs. and then the big move to the new quarters. We are done with all the packing with the excepting of one bedroom and the garage, so we are in fine state of readiness for the movers.

We are taking the electronics over by car today, so this is the last post until we get set up in the new place.

See all ya'all in a couple or three days...

commencing shutdown sequence in fave, four, three, three two, one BZZZT.

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March 11, 2009

Letter to the I. R. S.

"Dear IRS, I'm sorry to inform you that I'm not going to be able to pay the taxes owed on April 15th, but all is not lost.

I paid these taxes, accounts receivable tax, building permit tax, CDL tax, corporate income tax, dog license tax, federal income tax, unemployment tax, gas tax, hunting license tax, fishing license tax, waterfowl stamp tax, inheritance tax, inventory tax, liquor tax, luxury tax, Medicare tax, city tax, school and county property tax up to 33% the last four years. Real estate tax, Social Security tax, road use tax, toll road tax, state and city sales tax, recreational vehicle tax, sales franchise tax, state unemployment tax, federal excise tax, telephone tax, telephone federal state and local surcharge tax, telephone minimum usage surcharge tax, telephone state and local tax, utility tax, vehicle tax, registration tax, capital gains tax, lease severance tax, oil and gas assessment tax, Colorado property tax, Texas, Colorado, Wyoming, Oklahoma, Mexico sales tax and many more I can't recall and I've run out of space and money.

When you do not receive my check April 15th, just know that it was an honest mistake. Please treat me the same as the way you've treated Congressman Charlie Rangel, Chris Dodd, Barney Frank, ex-congressman Tom Daschle and, of course, your boss, Timothy Geithner. No penalties, no interest.

Ed Barnett, Wichita Falls KS

PS. I'll make at least a partial payment as soon as I get my stimulus check.

Taken from Glenn Beck

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On The Republic

If you are interested in a synopsis of what our government is SUPPOSED to be, go listen to the Wimp. Be sure to turn up your speakers and LISTEN.

I advise every parent expose their children to this exposition; they aren't learning this in school the government indoctrination centers anymore.

H/T to my friend Jack

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Quote of the Day

"The essence of freedom is the proper limitation of government"

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March 09, 2009

Moving is such fun....


Sorry about the sparse posting, but it can't be helped. Beth and I are moving on short notice due to circumstances we had no control over.

The silver lining is that the new house has twice the room and is in a better neighborhood, for not a lot more in rent; we will also have the option to buy after 6 months. The cloud is that we have to get everything packed (to Beth's specifications, and let me tell ya, ANY moving company would be impressed with her standards!!!). You never realize how much you've collected until you try to pack it and move it.

Also, one of our cars picked this exact time to go belly up, causing great panic about the feasibility of funding everything that needed it.

The expenses keep mounting and the stock market keeps dropping, so it's situation normal.

Moving day is set to begin at 0845 on Monday, March 16. The computer will get disconnected the day before the move and probably not be reconnected until two to three days after the move, so no posting in that period.

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March 08, 2009

Todays Definition

Political Correctness :

"is a doctrine, fostered by a delusional, illogical minority, and rapidly promoted by an unscrupulous mainstream media, which holds forth the proposition that it is entirely possible to pick up a turd by the clean end."

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March 06, 2009

Say it isn't so, Barry !

All through the right wing blogosphere there is a very disturbing rumor that the Obama Administration has granted the People's Republic of China a huge concession to continue borrowing funds from the PRC; here is the rumor verbatim as it's being circulated:

"Beijing, China — Sources at the United States Embassy in Beijing China have just CONFIRMED to me that the United States of America has tendered to China a written agreement which grants to the People’s Republic of China, an option to exercise Eminent Domain within the USA, as collateral for China’s continued purchase of US Treasury Notes and existing US Currency reserves!"

"The written agreement was brought to Beijing by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and was formalized and agreed-to during her recent trip to China."

"This means that in the event the US Government defaults on its financial obligations to China, the Communist Government of China would be permitted to physically take — inside the USA — land, buildings, factories, perhaps even entire cities - to satisfy the financial obligations of the US government."

This has appeared on a number of right wing political sites and is accompanied by the attendant hysterical blather about black helicopters/FEMA concentration camps/OWO plots, etc,etc.

I don't believe that this rumor is true, for the simple reason that even Barry O wouldn't be THAT blatently stupid. If he wanted to trigger the second Civil War, that would be the surest, and quickest, way to do it.
EVEN the 52% Sheeple would revolt at that action.

Granting eminent domain authority to a foreign government is simply incomprehensibly stupid and blatently unconstitutional on the face of it.

The fear I DO have is that this SOUNDS like something Barry & CO. would propose; it makes me wonder if its part of a disinformation operation by the government for intel gathering purposes....and even that sounds like paranoia, even to me.

To paraphrase an old Chinese curse; we do, indeed, live in interesting times.

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Roll'in wit da Homeys





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