Wednesday, May 13, 2009

They just LOVED it when jerks in the CIA screwed up Bush;

so deal with it, you whining bastards:
Democrats charged Tuesday that the CIA has released documents about congressional briefings on harsh interrogation techniques in order to deflect attention and blame away from itself.

“I think there is so much embarrassment in some quarters [of the CIA] that people are going to try to shift some of the responsibility to others — that’s what I think,” said Sen. Carl Levin (D-Mich.), who sat on the Senate Intelligence Committee and was briefed on interrogation techniques five times between 2006 and 2007
Translation: "You aren't supposed to do things like this to US!"

Well, let's see: Obama & Co. start talking about prosecuting lawyers for giving Bush opinions, and then rush of to the CIA to say "Oh, don't worry, we won't prosecute you." And for some reason, they don't believe it. So they leak information showing that you clowns knew exactly what was being done and had no problem with it. That's not 'shifting responsibility', that's letting uncomfortable(for the Evil Party) facts out. Deal with it.

Remember Rep. Barney Frank(Sleazeball-MA) claiming there was no problem with Fannie and Freddie(and don't concern yourselves with him sleeping with a guy on the board or any of that stuff)? That trying to do something about the mess was 'partisan politics' and so forth? Well, it's been a popular way to deflect attention from messes with lots of Evil Party members:
“Today’s report confirms that the so-called Social Security crisis exists in only one place — the minds of Republicans,” said Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid of Nevada. “In reality, the program is on solid ground for decades to come.”
Reid, everybody and their grandma who looked at the information knew you were full of crap. And the results of so many of you crooked bastards not wanting to deal with it?
Social Security and Medicare are fading even faster under the weight of the recession, heading for insolvency years sooner than previously expected, the government warned Tuesday. Social Security will start paying out more in benefits than it collects in taxes in 2016, a year sooner than projected last year, and the giant trust fund will be depleted by 2037, four years sooner, trustees reported.
Which means Obama and Buttmonkeys, Inc., will plead with us to- no, they'll demand we not gripe about having our taxes raised to 'deal' with it; money they'll waste just like they have for decades. And I'm including Stupid Party members who weren't willing to deal with it, too, in the crooked bastards category.

Some information on just how much Big Labor looted from members to put Obama in the Oval Office, and the payoffs for it.

Speaking of slimy politicians,
UPDATE: Just confirmed with his office he did vote against the measure. Details coming.

UPDATE II: Here's the statement his office just e-mailed me: I have consistently been a strong supporter of Second Amendment rights, but this legislation goes too far - further than President Reagan, further than President Bush, and further than Tennessee law
As Rustmeister says, Ok, Mister Senator, but I have to ask: Does it go further than the US Constitution? Or, for that matter, the desires of your constituents ?

The kind of thing that causes me to not be very concerned when the American Library Association starts whining about 'banned books week' and other matters; so many of their members are like the ACLU: very picky about what rights, and what freedom of speech and reading, is actually important. You know, somebody doesn't want kids looking at porn on library computers and it's a Fascist Threat!, but Cuba throwing librarians in jail for loaning unapproved books isn't something they want to mention.

Kevin found a sticker. That's not only true, but ought to be mailed to lots of people in the Stupid Party.

Oh, gee, the Mexican government may be full of crap about guns from the US? And set up a 'dog and pony show'? Whoda thunk it? Besides all the gunbloggers and others who pointed out various problems with it, that is.

Right now, it's sunny and windy here. We had what I think was outflow from collapsing storms shove 70mph winds through here last night- I lost power for about two hours- and do some damage. And there's another chance of storms tonight, so I need to mow while things are fairly dry.


Fire said...

Just a little diddy from my congressman--

"Thank you for writing about your views on gun control in America.

The original intent and purpose of the Second Amendment was to preserve and guarantee the pre-existing right of individuals to keep and bear arms. I believe that all Americans have the right to own guns for hunting, sport, and self-defense. And while ensuring that people have the right to bear arms, we must also ensure that safety is the highest priority.

Thank you again for taking the time to write. I certainly appreciate having the benefit of your advice as Congress considers these important issues. Thank you for writing and I hope you will continue to stay in touch on other matters of concern.

If you would like to learn more about my work in Washington and in Louisville, please visit my website at where you will find the latest news, my weekly schedule, video from hearings, and information about constituent services. You can also sign up for my e-newsletter to receive periodic updates on important issues and services for your family."

You can bet your ass that I'll 'stay in touch'.

Fire said...

My response:

"I believe that all Americans have the right to own guns for hunting, sport, and self-defense. And while ensuring that people have the right to bear arms, we must also ensure that safety is the highest priority."

Could you please expound on "we must ALSO ensure that safety is the highest priority" part? (emphasis mine) You could be saying you believe we have the right to bear arms, BUT for safety's concern, you might support infringing on those rights. I want to be clear as to what you mean.

I feel that our right to bear arms is in danger. "For safety's sake", of course. If our rights are taken away, we, as a society will fall victim to many of the same things that are happeing in Britain. I will have no way to protect myself should I need to. And why? Because the government deems it unnecessary for me to do so. "All for safety's sake". Will the government step in and stop a rape? A murder? A robbery? No.

Thank you for your time and I look forward to your attention to this matter.

the pistolero said...

You ever notice it's always, "I support the Second Amendment, but..."? They might as well say, "I support the Second Amendment, but...wait, no, I really don't."

Fire said...


I'm not sure if that question was directed at me or Firehand, but I will say I have noticed that. That's why I went at Mr. Yarmuth that way. I had a much better conversation with the Senator, however.

Fire said...


Let's face it, the Mexican government is full of crap about everything. Oh, that's already knew that. ;)

the pistolero said...

Oh, and I might add, re: the CIA releasing those documents...if certain reports are to be believed, it's not so much blame-shifting as it is the CIA serving Urkel some of those Chicago-style politics. Sauce for the goose, and all that. Methinks he didn't have a clue as to what he was going to be dealing with. Such a thought is only bolstered by the fact that he'd appoint a hack like Leon Farking Panetta, with ZERO intelligence experience and NO knowledge of the CIA's organizational culture, to run the CIA. Grab some popcorn, 'cause this is gonna be fun to watch.
"Johnny told his Mama, 'hey, Mama, I'm goin' away...gonna hit the big time, gonna be a big star somedayyyy'...Mama came to the door, with a teardrop in her eye, Johnny said, 'Don't cry, Mama,' smiled and waved goodbye, don't ya knoooowww....don't you know that you are a shooting starrrr...." I swear, I could listen to that song ten times a day for the rest of my days on this earth and never tire of it. Everything worth listening to is now on Sirius? You can wager your donkey on that one.

Anonymous said...

I'm halfway through reading something that makes a lot of the political murk clearer.

Johah Goldburg's "Liberal Fascism"

apparently FDR was without policy ideas, he stole the "new deal" from ideas of Hoover, rev Coughlin and Huey Long, the last two were out and out fascists.
I don't think mr "change" will prosecute CIA agents, he wants them to do the same shit to the likes of us...

Fire said...


You may be on to something. Interesting.