Eric Burdon – Sixteen Tons
What’s on your mind?
aloha ct how’s hawaii tonight?
thanks for letting downstairs know ct
Balmy down here at sea level…! Ooh it’s nice to still zed from time to time…! *g*
hey funny – how’s seattle tonight?
nice to see your fonts at sea level again instead of up in the clouds.
It was sunnay all day, and nice and cool now.
Shatner Tone: Can’t stop reading margaretandhelen’s blog. Too funny.
*OFG JUMPS from downstairs to upstairs*
Please disregard any geological distrubances or claims of earthquakes in the Northern Virginia area.
Some accuse me of being permanently up in the clouds… Fancy that…! ;-)
Joe v. Volcano is one of the greatest Hanks movies. Wasn’t it the first one he did with Ryan?
hey word – is that where you are?
hey oldfg – how’s virginia tonight?
You know what is totally strange? My mother used to sing this song to me, and I know all the lyrics!!! How bizarre is this?
typed too fast and typo’d – fixed on edit
hey ce – did she sing the tennessee ernie ford version or the johnny case?
Pearl Jam – World Wide Suicide
Teddy has a post on Britain’s apology to Alan Turing. Turing, a homosexual, and a brilliant mathematician, committed suicide in 1954 by eating a cyanide laced apple.
hey greg b – how’s maine tonight? they all lying up there?
You lie about you lie!
Ooh, finally we’re getting all the old bell and whistles back, eh…? ;-)
hey mr why – wasn’t that a great post teddy did.
cool and autumnal.
CASH.. fork.. my typos are early tonight
Oh, Tennessee Ford version, for sure!
some of the bells and whistles – edit is back but depends on your browser iirc. show text works at teh lake but doesn’t on some sister sites.
tech crew has been busy – the servers chugged away last night during the live blog without a whimper.
Man, young Hanks and Griffith in that.
Damn, how many flicks did they do together, anyways?
I loved Keith’s Wrong Way Wilson Special Comment today… He reamed him a new a**hole, eh…? Btw, Wilson may have apologized for his spontaneous ‘outburst’, but, is completely oblivious that he’s still wrong…! Fancy that…!
Hey Suzanne – to return your greeting the other night :)
(i don’t try to ignore people, i just seem to be more asocial and drive-by these days)
anyway, cheers to all
NH for me…..We haven’t started lying with three dogs yet, but the nights are getting chilly already.
True, live blogging something like that used to be a good time to visit other sites.
I noticed on mine (IE 8), that even though it looks like the show text doesn’t work (it’s not highlighted and your pointer doesn’t change when you mouse over it), it does, in fact, show text when you click it.
At least it does on mine.
EDIT: At the sister sites, I mean.
oh and i’m driving by tonight, so don’t answer me ;)
hey sharkbabe – no slight taken at all – good to see ya
They’re still some of the best techies in the Biz…! ;-)
They did great.
We thanked them last night, but it bears repeating.
The tech staff just keeps getting better and better.
oh crap – my apologies. chilling off at night here too – down into the high 40’s at night now.
Are you in Oregon?
Hey CT. Yeah, KO ripped that representative from South Crackerstan a new pooper.
What I found disturbing was the thing that got him all emotional. We’re talking about something that kills 20k+ Americans a year, and this clown is upset because brown people might be getting some medical care they weren’t supposed to.
Last night I was up top and it was marvelous… I didn’t need the snow suit and there was no real wind chill, however, I do know it’s a mere respite prior to the impending snows…! ;-)
on netarts bay – this is last night’s sunset
summertime is the best time to find longjohns on sale
Details? Any pics?
Appears he’s totally unaware he owes one to the citizens whose president he insulted.
Don’t you mean Ryan? She played twins
hey sunny – how goes?
Wilson apologized? I heard him say that he called the White House because he was told to… sort of a backpedal. I guess he’s been “emboldened” (as Bushy would say) by all the racists fan mail he’s gotten.
Classic Ret**d err Repug mode on Wilson’s part, I must admit that Pelosi’s expression is priceless… Nice post at your site, I might add…! ;-)
*MOD NOTE: edited
how dast you suggest such a thing!
hey margot how’s ohio tonight?
well.. we wouldn’t want to inadvertently give brown people access to healthcare now would we? /s
It doesn’t look like the cradle of the American revolution will be sending that strong of a contingent to the Aryan Assembly of Asshats.
So far 4 are listed as attending. Woohoo!
Wee little tea-party.
I bet we move to three parties soon. R, D, and I.
Rabel, Rabel Rabel!
ct – that term is offensive to many – please don’t use it again ok dood.
morris! dood, how’s socal tonight?
It’ll probably be like the secession rally in Austin. Most of the people who would go are probably too poor to drive from LA, MS, and AL all the way to DC.
Ironically, I was reading the comments at the Palmetto Gazette and they were ripping him a new sphincter… I posted a link on Attaturk’s post this morn that you can take a gander at…! ;-)
Oh, doh, Meg Ryan. Melanie Griffith on the brain???
But wasn’t Meg Ryan in Sleepless in Seattle and You’ve Got Mail with him too?
Duly noted, ma’am…! Sorry…! *g*
Yet, he’s striking a nerve out there. I’m amazed at the conversations I get into with folks who think that immigrants are responsible for just about all the ills of our society. Unemployment, high cost of medical care, crime, you name it. They’re easy to demonize, and lots of Americans like their rhetoric easy.
Yep, I think Joe v Volcano was there first, but I’m to lazy to look that up.
Its offensive to people with mental handicaps to be associated with the re-thugs.
tossing glass into fireplace
Yeah, some apology.
He turns around on the same day of the apology and uses the whole issue to raise funds.
And I still say if that had been a D from Mass. with Bush as Pres, the press would hound until he resigned. This guy will get reelected.
slide me something desserty down the counter and we be good dood
Coolish, not bad. I need brighter inside lights.
SoCal is warm and pleasant. Nice breeze here in the Marina.
Isn’t there suppose to be a street fight with Ben Stiller, and a bunch of thugs with nail riddled 2×4’s about to happen about now.
If it was under Bush’s reign, he would be buried under Guantanamo.
Its offensive to people with mental handicaps to be associated with the re-thugs
Its offensive to people with mental handicaps to be associated with the re-thugs
Fixed that for ya!
what about those lights for the bathroom that have that bright light and look kinda like an outdoor light bulb margot? kinda like heat bulbs…
If you think the two major parties are coalitions, try to form a party out of the remainder. There’s folks who think Dick Cheney was a pinko faggot and others who think communism doesn’t go far enough, and just about every interest and obsession you could imagine. I love it when people talk about what the independents want. Of course, they tend to be the same ones who talk about what Americans want like they have a clue.
Then he went on a Hannity and basic said the uproar was over nothing.
I should ask the bestest, TexBetsy, to open her ample pantry for that…! 8-)
well.. one piece of good news today. The two Pennsylvnia judges who sold hundreds of children into false imprisonment by private prison companies over a decade-long reign of terror (and took millions in bribes) got indicted on 48 counts each of racketeering, conspiracy and a host of other Federal charges… after state officials failed to move against them for years. As far as I’m concerned, those two are easily among the worst human beings alive…. the very worst examples of American corruption and our imploding political culture.
speaking of the douchebag:
Wikipedia locks congressman’s page after he’s labeled ‘douchebag’
The wife now says that according to our marriage contract I am supposed to take care of her. I thought it also mentioned something about goats and a camel.. Where are my goats?
Gotta start somewhere, and as long as the Dems out number both…
Well what is the right freakin’ term?
tex aint the one who forked up dood
That is Grand!
they don’t show up until after you buy her that camel dood
Oh Suz this was from Tennessee Ernie Ford???
Hows all you good pups doing???
Need to open up a Wikipedia entry for douchebag and put and entry in with his picture. Technology is so inferior to the mind.
IIRC correctly Wilson’s announced Dem challenger reaped a $500k bonanza from that gaffe already…! I’m sure Rove is already having fits…!
Oh, dunno, trying to make a funny by saying it’s just plain offensive to be associated with the rethugs, period.
hey nahant yup – tn ernie ford – then covered by johnny cash
over $700k last i heard
IIRC correctly Wilson’s announced Dem challenger reaped a $500k $600K bonanza from that gaffe already…! I’m sure Rove is already having fits…!
Come on CT stay up with it!!
I think I was supposed to get the camel. I have to speak to the in-laws about this.
I did get it… it just took me a minute, guess I fall under whatever mysterious term we are to use.
Oh that’s what I haven’t done after all those years…! How much does a camel run these days…? ;-)
Obama should find some reason to give him a medal. As Steve Irwin used to say “That’ll really piss ‘em off.”
But Mr Ford did the best cover of it IMHO!!
Oooo Oooo, is Douche-bag taken on Wikipedia?
better check the fine print morris – wouldn’t want to piss off the inlaws and the wife – lard knows what would happen to those goats then…
Apparently you’re behind the times too…! 8-P
Have you left the NE region?
i cudda gone with ford but i liked this version by eric and besides, who doesn’t like joe vs the volcano?
That made me so angry, I want them to serve long long sentences in maximum security prisons.
I’m in high good humor tonight!
Hoping Wilson’s son (or his son’s mother)renders his ass, grass. IMHO, doing that to your own kid trumps insulting the President. The man is truly crazy or he’s wicked.
If I were Mrs Wilson, I’d be enroute to Vegas.
That’s good news.
Absolutely. It always has been, is, and will be Tennessee Ernie’s song.
Well, as long a Mickey Kaus doesn’t get a hold of them. I hear terrible things about him and goats.
Yeah sorry we couldn’t meetup… but things sure got a lot busier than I thought they would.. I did talk to billybugs and would have at least give ya a call but…
Wow, well, I still think Wilson will win.
If there’s one thing I’ll give the entrencthed right wing, they stick together. And I’m betting that district is just gonna take an attitude of “Fuck that librul press trying to make out our poor ole Joe did something wrong by calling that black President a liar”
And vote for him.
Hope I’m wrong, though.
The B&W really sets it apart from the others.
hahahahaha i had totally forgotten about mickey
I hope they put them in the General population so they can get what the sowed!!!
Ok, all’s well that end’s well. Or just ends. *G*
Yup… I grew up with Ernie singing it… We had it on 45 record!!
As long term a project as it seems to be, taking over the Democratic Party will probably be easier. Of course, by the time we do it we’ll probably have forgotten why we did it…
It’s as much my fault too. I got busy and forgot. Next time.
Exactly. Chambliss was on Rachel talking about another “independent” who’s way to the left of him.
I’d really prefer “unaffiliated” instead. But what do I know…
For sure… thats all they had way back then….
Ok, I’ll stop there.
I’m afraid you are dead on.
I think it shows what a batshit crazy idea privately run prisons are. No one with a lick of sense could have not seen something like this coming.
That would be great Greg!!
In other news, my prospective publisher sent me the first draft of a contract for my new book.
Hooray for me.
On the downside, now I have to learn to write.
Well folks, I shall make my way towards the shore… I’ll be around tomorrow nite from the mtn. top… I shall bid ya’ll afond adieu…!
OOPS… guess you had better…
a contract is a good thing morris. hardest part is the starting…
Dems forgot why they supported Jim Crow laws.
Ah shit CT I just got here(:>)
Methinks you’ve got the writing part down.
Always a dream of mine. Good luck man.
C’mon, you right real good!
I’m generally opposed to the death penalty and I know you can’t get sentenced to die for what they did, but IMO this type of corruption – when you use official power to terrorize communities and destroy hundreds of lives – deserves to be made an example of with the ultimate punishment. Fortunately, it looks like they’ll at least have to go to jail for the rest of their pathetic lives. I just wish the story got more coversge… there’s way too much of this type of stuff going on these days. That torture sheriff in Phoenix is still in office….
I heard Mickey Kauss sucks goats. Is that what you’re referencing?
I plan to use a lot of pictures and large type.
No, I heard he blows goats.
Is this a conservative book? Why would you want to write one of those?
Actually, the Dems who supported Jim Crow laws became Republicans. Well, some became “independents”.
you’ve been talking about an art project – writing is art.
what are you going to write about?
You could always do a pop-up book on Death Panels.
weren’t they dixiecrats for a while?
Tru dat. Just seemed pithy at the moment ;)
Yes. Had the same reaction you did.
I collect pop-up books. Not expensive ones but I love them.
A lot of small community police forces in the South operate this way. Being the sheriff’s cousin/brother/son/friend/fishing pal/hunt’n buddy, can get you places down there.
Actually it’s not going to be the great American novel or the hardest hitting political manifesto ever.
More like a pretty technical book about woodworking and making doors.
Read it and you’ll be able to make your own front door, or cut off a finger, whichever comes first.
Every book ever printed should have Pop-up book version.
well.. we have private armies, private assassination programs. for profit companies running public schools, and, of course, a non-functional private healthcare system. We even privatized part of the shrub torture program, to contractors. The rethugs under shrub tried to privatize the rest of the government. So I guess one shouldn’t be too surprised that we have private prisons too. America – after they drowned its government in a bath tub.
So your opening doors on your career?
how cool – i always loved them when i was a kid – some are so intricate with layering and details – others a surprise.
It’s called plausible deniability. And it seems to be working pretty good, so far.
you are a master woodsmith – and i think you still have all your fingers.
how cool dood – and yes, lots of pictures and diagrams that are easy to follow. are you gonna show how you made some of your pieces or is is just limited to doors?
It is Lincoln Chafee. Chambliss is the asswipe from Georgia who shat on Max Cleland.
Just for the record.
How generous of you to call it a career.
Great, more S.C. craziness.
This one is going to just about doors. There is actually a lot to be written about how to do them correctly.
And, yes, I still have all my fingers — and toes.
Two more are actually already planned, about different types of projects.
The real goal is to get to do a book about my body of work. Unfortunately, most of it is not something that is in the scope of the hobbyist.
nite Greg… will try and meetup next trip back home!! Sleep well gregb
picture the book laying on one of your tables
Thanks for the correction. Mickey Kauss blows goats IS what I heard.
Good for you, buddy!
I’m pretty good with the editing/proofreading if you wanna email files back and forth.
Is it a book about your work? Lotsa photos?
Oops. You’re right of course.
its out there – it would be irresponsible not to speculate
it looks like Wilson raised a total of $335k for his past election. So $700k for his opponent in one day is pretty amazing. As I said, the perils of seriously annoying the quarter of a billion Americans who aren’t batshite insane wingnuts.
Margot – I have a wonderful pop-up book by Robert Sabuda called America the Beautiful for which I’d like to find an appreciative home. Would you be interested? Can we get each other’s email addys via Suzanne?
his behavior was inexcusable. he needs to be held accountable for the consequences of what he did.
It’s official, the Republican party is now officially the “Angry, Scared, Racist Redneck Party” and the only thing that will change my mind is Wilson leaving office.
hey skeptic – how ya been?
the party of no
It’s always irresponsible not to speculate.
Which is why I ask, “Does Mickey Kaus know if Joe Wilson blows goats? If not, why not? After all, who knows more about goats than Mickey?”
Yes please!~ thanks Skeptic, I took a quick look on Amazon. That’s exactly what I like.
Wow! Are you going to do your own illustrations?
margot skeptic ygm
Also photos a few projects being made step by step.
hmmm… if one changes that name around a little, to Angry, Scared Stupid, RacIal Purity party and then turned the caps into an acronym.. well, let’s just say that it’s a fitting name for ‘em.
Wonder how fast we could get a Google bomb going with Joe Wilson pig *ucker
G’nite Good People…
I outa here meself!! Nite Pups!!
I’m prolly gonna hit hay soon meself.
et tu morris? *smile*
Great link, thanks.
TGNB had a lotta fun with it – that was not the only post but it was the one that explained how it came about
That IS the question, and it would be irresponsible not to ask if Mickey Kauss knows if Joe Wilson (R-SC) blows goats.
hehehehehe i like the way you think sunny :)
Last thing in the world I’d want to do is cause trouble, but it appears the question is out there.
most excellent use of the innocent look sunny :)
time for me to mosey on down the road myself.
g’nite all and thank you for the conversations.
Yes, they were part of the coalition that made up the Democratic Party from the Reconstruction up through the 1960s. Then those nuthern libruls decided they were going to pass and enforce civil rights laws. Much wailing and gnashing of teeth ensued, which ended with George Wallace taking his army of bigots out of the Democratic Party in 1968.
Goodnight, Suzanne. It’s time for me to head out, too. Goodnight, whoever’s left.
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