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‘Back from the Future – Part IX’

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status: I had a great BM today; thanks for asking!

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August 20, 2011 Posted by | celebs | , , | Leave a comment

Former Reagan Official: ‘Rick Perry’s an Idiot’

Via: Atlantic Wire

Bruce Bartlett, who was a domestic policy adviser to President Reagan and served as the Treasury Department’s deputy assistant secretary for economic policy under President George H.W. Bush, had some unflattering comments on the Texas governor and presidential candidate on CNN’s American Morning today:

“Rick Perry’s an idiot, and I don’t think anyone would disagree with that,” he said, in a discussion about Perry saying Federal Reserve Bank chairman Ben Bernanke would be “treasonous” if he printed more money.

http://www.theatlanticwire.com/politics/2011/08/bruce-bartlett-perry-idiot/41489/

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Further confirmation that ‘Rick Perry IS an idiot’:

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‘Palin Agrees With Perry About ‘Treasonous’ Fed Chair: ‘Perhaps I Would Have Used Similar Terms’

http://thinkprogress.org/economy/2011/08/19/299833/palin-agrees-with-perry-about-treasonous-fed-chair-perhaps-i-would-have-used-similar-terms/

I mean hell; there ya go.

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August 20, 2011 Posted by | 2012, GOP morons, Palin, Perry | , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

I HATE when this happens!

Via: ‘Nothing To Do With Arbroath’

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A Sanitation Department mechanic dangled between the third floor and eternity Wednesday after crashing a 16-ton salt spreader through the wall of a New York garage.

The driver, Robert Legall, mistakenly stepped on the accelerator instead of the brake pedal and lost control of the rig inside the sprawling Woodside repair facility shortly after 9 a.m., sending it through the wall and showering bricks and debris below. With three-quarters of the bright orange spreader hanging downward at a 45-degree angle, Legall was rescued by firefighters using a tower ladder.

“I looked up and I saw a truck coming out of the window,” said John Satar, a food vendor. “[The driver] was sitting in his seat. The other workers were saying, ‘Hang in there. Help is on the way.'” Legall, 56, has 10 years on the job and a clean record. He was treated at Elmhurst Hospital Center for neck and back pain.

Sanitation Department spokesman Matthew Lippani said Legall was later given a “performance evaluation,” including a Breathalyzer and urine test. The results all came back clean.

“He cried all the way home,”  said Legall’s cousin Derick Williams, 46.

http://arbroath.blogspot.com/2011/08/truck-dangles-from-edge-of-building.html

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personal thought:

I think, ‘Nothing To Do With Arbroath – A daily mish-mash of stuff, and nonsense’, is in error.

It should read,   ‘Nothing To Do With Arbroath – A brilliant daily mish-mash of stuff, and nonsense’.

http://arbroath.blogspot.com/

August 20, 2011 Posted by | Uncategorized | , , | 1 Comment

John Steinbeck ‘. . . temporarily embarrased millionaires’

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John Ernst Steinbeck, Jr.(February 27, 1902 – December 20, 1968) was an American writer.

He is widely known for the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel The Grapes of Wrath (1939) and East of Eden (1952) and the novella Of Mice and Men (1937).

He was an author of twenty-seven books, including sixteen novels, six non-fiction books and five collections of short stories;

Steinbeck received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1962.

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August 20, 2011 Posted by | celebs, teabaggers | , , , , | Leave a comment

Fox News – Poverty SOARS Under Obama (2001-2009)

Via: Wonkette

Poverty lines the streets of America knee-deep with roasted turd chips everywhere you turn. Totally, totally, *head shake*, Fox Nation is with y’all there.

They just read this terrible study they will post about, because the study says it found that “child poverty increased in 38 states from 2000 to 2009. As a result, 14.7 million children, 20%, were poor in 2009. That represents a 2.5 million increase from 2000, when 17% of the nation’s youth lived in low-income homes”.

blah blah that is so terrible, is anyone at all paying attention to this societal depravity, like Fox Nation? See how bad things got from 2000 to 2009? That was a pretty tragic decade.

Yeah, what the hell, Obama?

Oh fine, the Fox Nation editors accidentally remembered that 9/11 was in 2001, NEVER FORGET, before Obama took office in 2009, and the headline now reads a very boring,

“Study: 1 in 5 American Children Living in Poverty.”

http://wonkette.com/451545/fox-nation-seems-to-be-implying-obama-has-been-president-since-2000#more-451545

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Fox Nation – ‘sneak peak’ – December 7, 2011

“We Warned You: Obama Weak on National Defense”

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August 20, 2011 Posted by | Fox news | , , , , , , | 1 Comment