Cab Calloway — Minnie the Moocher.
What’s on your mind?
Oh Cab –I love you! He was hilarious, and didn’t he do a Sesame Street segment?
hey ce — how’s ohio tonight? he sure did
*heh* I’m surprised ya didn’t go with the ‘Blues Bros’ clip of Cab, Suz…! ;-)
How’s your little inlet doing tonite…?
aloha tut — it wasn’t on fucking utube – how’s paradise tonight?
Hi LateLaters. Lovely day in south central California. I think our yearlyGloom is finally over with. Hope all are well.
i was gone all day so don’t know how the inlet was during the day — tonight, it is calm and 61 at the moment. haven’t checked the weather station yet — i take those readings at midnight.
hey dearie — such good news — weather dood says ours will hang around for the rest of the week — rain is forecast for thursday. how was your day
Typical summer day in Florida here. 90s, sunshine, 80 percent humidity, chance of rain (didn’t happen). For six months of the year the weather critters can just copy and paste the forecast.
new jujube video… she loves getting burped
Wow, I’m surprised…! I thought the whole movie was thoroughly sliced and diced enough…! ;-)
Another mixed plate, with the rain edging out the sunshine today…!
hey tuez — how ya doing tonight?
i was surprised too…. i went looking specifically for it and had to use this one instead :(
Ooh… She’s such a cutie-patootie…! ;-)
Suzanne, you may enjoy this: my daughter and I took one of her twins with us to see my dad while the other stayed home with his daddy for a nap. The one who went with said, “Marco isn’t in his chair [car seat]” He was quite concerned. I reassured him. But we realized that the boys, not quite 3 years old, have never been apart. Wow. We all want them to know they are individuals as well as brothers. This is so interesting. My dad, at 93, enjoys visits with these darling boys so much!
wow, how did he do with marco not being there — and how was marco at being home with dad without his twin?
isn’t she :) i think she is discovering how the patting on her back changes how the sounds sound and feel to her… i remember when my girls discovered that — it sure makes burping fun for them
I’m great Suz. The little miscreant has finally gone to sleep.
She got spayed yesterday. Did that slow her down? No. She “woke” up around midnight last night and realized she had lost a day and has spent the whole day today making up for her “lost” day.
Somehow, I’m supposed to keep her “quiet” for 14 days. The vet needs to give me some better drugs.
How are you doing?
She’s a cutie Suz.
better than you — i’m still riding my jujube high :) does she have the cone of shame?
Leo kind of got okay with being on his own with mom and grandmom. Marco went off with dad to visit with friends, and I don’t know if he had any sense of his independence at all. Watching these kids is such fun. I’m a twin myself, but not an identical……and I don’t remember what it’s like to be 3.
No, she is too busy looking for shit to get into to focus on any internal issues.
Why lick a belly wound when the bathroom is waiting to be torn up?
tis good they are getting alone time — i only remember fragments of 3
ooooooo toilet paper
Adorable — that baby skin, don’t you love it!
she still has that new baby smell — she’s 13 lbs and coming up on 3 1/2 months…
That cat is an amateur. Have you ever seen what a puppy can do with a 4-pack? The entire living room, 3 inches deep.
Just watched the Jujube video…………she truly is adorable! With all the crap that the politicians are doling out, it is wonderful to see these views of what hope is actually about!
I find the interaction between twins fascinating. An ex-neighbor had twin boys and watching them interact was interesting.
token’s not a paper shredder — his sister goldie is but their mom isn’t.
Oh, and I still rock from foot to foot in the grocery aisle.
tis what we are fighting for…. real people, real issues not this kabuki fuckery that goes on in dc
cab and the nicholas brothers
Good night all, morning beckons and the HR people insist we show up on time.
Hell that dog is an amateur too. I had one dog (RIP) who if given access to that much toilet paper, could have had the entire neighborhood covered 3 inches deep. (I’m not sure how she managed to give it so much “volume”, but she did).
I find all little kids fascinating, but having these identicals to watch is mind-blowing. It’s an education in human development to the max. My dad gave Leo a bag of cherries to take home and said, “You can share these with Marco.” Leo fought his urge to open the bag and dig in….the cherries weren’t washed yet and that had been explained to him. Watching him fight his urge was fascinating. Once the cherries were washed, he began to eat them, one by one. Very careful to eat around the pits. When the bowl got down to just a few, we asked him if he wanted to save some for Marco. Leo thought about it and thought about it and then said, “Marco won’t know.” He ate up the rest of ‘em.
no paper was safe from goldie — she was particularly fond of paper towels and kleenex but wasn’t above trailing toilet paper from the bathroom into other rooms of her humans’ house.
kickin’ the gong around
The vet needs to give me some better drugs.
For you, right…? ;-)
And sometimes it really is okay to indulge. These boys are so surprisingly empathic. If one is hurt or upset, the other goes and gets his blanket for him. They amaze and delight me. So cute and sweet.
I wonder if he will think that way as they get older. I suspect not.
But for the record, I “forgot” to have kids or couldn’t, so I know little of which I speak.
I think they’ll be okay. I never saw sibling rivalry with my own kids (til they were teenagers!) and I think values get developed over a lifetime. Believe me, my daughter and I thought about whether Leo should have to give up some of the cherries………but Marco was off with his dad and family friends probably having pizza. It all evens out over time.
Just as our call was ending tonight, I saw she had gotten my purse and was in the process of spreading its contents throughout the house. After picking up that mess, while I was putting my shoes on to take her for a walk, I discovered she had gotten my purse again.
I need to get reimbursed for that spay. They seem to have given her an ability to stretch further.
I finally get my dad & belch off to night-night, and come and see this post: Minnie the Moocher
On the National Day of Action!
Yer sly snark is priceless Suz!
my girls are 11 1/2 years apart so they never developed a rivalry… steph said it was more like having two moms (and jen was stricter than i was)
hey kelly — how’s denver tonight? glad ya liked it dood :)
Oh snap…! A most worthy adversary, eh…? ;-)
Kelly, I want to know what exactly does “cocktailing” your dad entail?
Is he safe?
Are you safe?
Finally cool this evening. Been over 95 for DAYS now, and no A/C here.
my local news just had a segment about the heat in the midwest… yikes — no a/c sucks dood :(
made the weather segment that followed and forecast the weather is going to be grey and overcast for pretty much the rest of july much more palatable
At last weeks web call, you said you couldn’t do Thursday’s call because you would be “cocktailing” your dad, who would be arriving from AZ.
I just found that really funny.
Maybe I heard you wrong.
I didn’t go to my Congressperson’s office today, but I did call and had a nice chat with the office person who says all emails and call-ins get reported to the lady. Lois Capps. She’s not throwing her weight around on the floor, but she hasn’t made a vote that I didn’t agree with. I think I”m about to be districted out of her realm, and I’ll miss her. I’ve also emailed her that if she doesn’t stand up to the Big O that she won’t get my vote.
LOL – well yeah. He drove up here on his way to Wyoming, and yep, arrived at Happy Hour, hence “cocktailing.”
All hell busted loose here today in terms of activity.
I had people back out of going with me to DeGette’s office, tried to replace them – no dice – , went anyways, Chris’s folks’ attorney said “Hey I need you guyz to sign some papers TODAY so I can file before they roll over to Medicaid 7/21 and I need them notarized” then I had 2 roofing companies and the insurance adjustor looking at hail damage on the roof, and my dad WASN’T supposed to be back today – but to be here tomorrow, but no, he calls at 2:00 and says “I’m on my way!”
It was quite hectic – least by our normal standards.
We missed ya today too…! ;-)
What makes me really, really mad about my congressman is that at his last, local public appearance he blamed the dissonance on “progressives” (okay MoveOn was behind it). However, I still live in his district. He still represents me. He can’t pick and chose his constituents anymore than I can pick and chose my congress critter.
If he is not willing to work for all of us, he needs to quit.
holy moly dood….
email stream looks like you guys made progress. Did ya have fun while you worked?
I’ll connect with Glenn tomorrow.
Did you all see Jane on Ed Schulz? She held him in check. Nice.
I think what came out of it is that we need more direction, or a tighter ship, as it were.
It’s that “herding” cats thing again.
the video is up at fdl tv
Yer telling me! I’m beat.
In fact, what in the HELL am I doing on the air?
(Could be I got some moments of quiet to myself.)
Lurves y’all mucho. Gotta go.
Glenn did a great job, but, it wasn’t quite the same…! ;-)
It was great ‘hearing’ Peg before she was cut off by Mother Nature…!
I saw it. Jane was spectacular. Ed asked her if she had a progressive website,”FDL?”
lurves ya too dood *smooches*
hey robert — how’s soPA tonight?
Well, I know what to do, as in “it’s a software project we’re going to deliver.”
The “Statement” issues really need to be hardened I’m guessing, and I know how to do that.
I thought Ed’s head was about to implode…! Much kudos to Jane for exposing his blatant Obamabot propaganda…!
Still hot and humid even now….
We’re having a weeklong heatwave, so I put news clips I saved to video tape on the TV of last winters cold and snow….Them last winter weatherguy reports made me feel a lot cooler….
But Ed seems to be wising up a bit … he says that Obama is about to do another cave. I just don’t know that he’s ever gone toe to toe with such as Jane before.
We also had discrepancies defining weasel words.
wish i could send yall some of my moist cool air… we have plenty but i guess my fan isn’t strong enough. or maybe i need a longer extension cord
First I ever saw Jane on Ed. He didn’t seem all that familiar with who she was or FDL.
So that’s it! Your fan pushed all that mid-west heat to the east. Dayam your fan, Suzanne!
And it looked like he was surprised that she held her ground with him. Quite a showing, I think. I hope she will get more air time.
turning it off right now dood!!!
Did ya see the fire in Jane’s eyes…? I thought she was going to launch into his sorry arse…! She kept her cool, but, dayam…! ;-)
Yep, she was going to be heard………..and I hope Big Ed was listening!
i got right pissed when he compared us to fucking teabaggers *spitting* i love how she welcomed him to the unreasonable left at the end
Like Dave Dayden has been saying: Obama had an opportunity to grab a clean debt ceiling lift–no cuts-no tax increases–and he flipped it off, because he really wants those SS & Medicare cuts….
its all fucking kabuki… they are going to do what the corporations want them to do because we don’t fucking count except at election time when they want our votes — and then we get pretty words and a symbolic vote or two… i’m sure the robert’s court is gonna rule eventually that corporations can vote
Now I’m am amateur at this stuff, but what I’m wondering is how will crashing the economy enhance the KochWhores? And is is possible that their TeaBabies have gotten out of hand? I cannot figure out what the stock market is doing…so up and down. Stock Brokers are getting the willies….no one seems to know what will happen. I wonder if the Chamber of Commerce and the KochWhores can contain the TeaBabies so the economy stays stable. We live in interesting times.
And what’s with this business of disaster if Moody’s downgrades the USA triple A rating. The media warns of that catastrophe, but none ever murmur a word of Moody’s criminal culpability in the 2008 economic collapse–when Moody’s took millions from the banks to vouch for those Mortgage Backed Securities as AAA when they knew they were crap….
i think they have some financial thingie in place where they make money if the gov’t fails. wasn’t there something about cantor last week that came out about him doing that? shorting i think is what it was called
Colbert just said, Newt lost in the polls and then lost the start up disc for his wife.
God love him.
So, why doesn’t Obama tell his Justice Department to tell Moody’s if they dare downgrade the U.S., they’ll send regulators and the FBI into Moody’s headquarters and arrest all its officers for collusion with the banks in securities fraud….
because the corporations don’t want investigations
Moody’s has a lot of gall, I’m just sayin’….
yup — all them fuckers do. they are the Masters Of The Universe and they make their own rules
The Justice Department was going to investigate Moody’s graft back in 2009, but dropped it with the excuse that the graft took place with Euro banks, so was not in U.S. jurisdiction….
Okay, Suz, I’m too tired to stay up to jockey for the 100. Thanks again for hosting this lovely community. Happy dreams.
A credit default swap, that indeed ‘shorts’ our US Economy…! IIRC, his $10K ‘bet’ could net him a few million…! *gah*
yup, that is what it was called
i bet cantor aint the only one…
Sweet dreams, Dearie…!
Yeah, CT, that is common knowledge right now, but the media avoid the issue.
happy lucky 100 robert!!!
evening, Suzzzz, firegods
Dayam, I got so good avoiding that100….
Congrats, robert…! Not one whisper from our Lame-Stream Media…!
hey ppd — how ya doing tonight?
Not even Olbermann mentions it. Cantor disputes the accusation, says he’d lose a few thousand….
Day897/July6th/Wednesday: United States Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood signed an agreement in Mexico City to allow Mexican truckers onto American roads, ending a 16-year-old cross-border dispute. In return, Mexico halfed retaliatory duties on more than $2 billion of U.S. farm and industrial goods.
Didn’t hear anything on the mainstream news about this, either….
the corporations found a way to make money off mexican truckers – those reduced duties mean more profit
…to allow Mexican truckers onto American roads
Wow, that’s gonna piss off a whole lot of Teamsters, amongst others…! 8-(
I’d be inclined to make a Cantor bet myself, if I didn’t know for a fact that Obama, the grand capitulator, will sell medicare, social security & every other public good down the river.
We’d make money the old fashion way — We’d steal it.
Got lost between a cream pie and Rupert Murdoch’s mug today, RA
tis about time for me to head off peeps. thanks for letting me hang out with yall tonight.
Betting against his own country. That’s treason….
More power to Jane, if she can get even a few more eyes descaled around here. Frankly, I’m still expecting that we’ll hit some kind of tipping point, and every convert makes it a bit more likely.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce said the deal would make the U.S.-Mexico border more efficient and increase the competitiveness of the North American economy.
“It’s well past time that we complied with the promise we made nearly two decades ago that allow carefully inspected trucks to move across the border,” said the group’s president, Thomas Donohue.
Read: Lower wages for Mexican Truckers, f*ck the Teamsters prevailing wages…!
Sweet Dreams, Suz…!
A quaint anachronism, RA – treason against whose country? Cantor’s patriotism couldn’t be more self interested.
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