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Is it the fact that he's keeping a campaign promise confusing everyone?

OK, regardless of what you think of the US involvement in Afghanistan, anyone who voted for Obama needs to take a deep breath and remember one fact:

He said, on the campaign trail, that Afghanistan was the necessary war, the right war, the war we should have been concentrating on instead of wasting resources in Iraq.

Now that he is President, he's pulling back from Iraq, and surprise surprise, putting more resources into Afghanistan.

Which is what he said he'd do.

If you heard that, and voted for him, you just got what you asked for.

If you were dancing in the streets in a fit of liberal ecstasy when he was elected, but feel the need to distance yourself now, understand that this is not a change of position on his part, but on yours.
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Dear Maine, just wondering....

Why do you hate Freedom?

Seriously, guys.  You're part of New England.

We're better than that.

PS:  What would  Jessica Fletcher up in Cabot Cove say?

It's not like Angela Lansbury has straight fans.
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There's no part of that sentence I didn't like!


Stolen from thatwordgrrl




Nun Of That follows Sister Kelly Wrath (Sarah Nicklin) as she transforms from a nun with a temper problem to a supernatural sanctified crusader.

After being gunned down in an alley, she is sent to heaven to receive divine combat and explosives training from many of the great religious figures (Ghandi, Moses, and Jesus himself) and is then sent back to earth to join the Order of the Black Habit, a group of supernatural vigilante nuns on a mission to fight crime and take down the mob.

Nun Of That is a blast for you and a blasphemy.

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Naming your children

So we did a call today where a young girl fell off her horse and hurt her arm. She was ok, but we splinted her and brought her to the hospital, and dad met us.

Her first name was Islay (pronounced EYE-lah), which I had never heard used on a person before, so I had dad spell it for the paperwork.

When he did, I said "You mean like the single malt?"

And he replied "Yes. In fact, that was one of the inspirations."


WASP's are funny that way. If I suggested naming the kiddo Jameson Bushmill Gallant, the wife would've cut me. 

Of course, if you have a rebel flag on your screen door, you could probably name the boy Bud Pounders and nobody would give a second glance.
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Disgusting childrearing stories

The Spawn has had a cold lately, and anytime he lies down, he has a coughing fit, so his naps have been pretty much futile. So it was a very exhausted kiddo I strapped into his carseat while running errands the other day.

On the way home from the store, he realized he was both comfortable and upright, so he zonked out. I decided to drive him around for 45 minutes so he could get some sleep.

This worked out fine, and while he coughed once or twice, he didn't go into the whole endless spasm of hacking that wakes both the dead and toddlers.


At one point, however, he started to make noises like a pool filter trying to suck a bikini top into the skimmer. (it's a distinctive sound.) I checked my mirror in time to see him clear his nostrils like a breaching humpback off Nantucket.  An olfactory Old Faithful.   I was suddenly a caregiving Peter Venkman.

And Seth smiled, snuggled deeper into the warm, soothing web of mucus and drifted back to sleep.
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Why the fuck does anyone listen to G Gordon Liddy?

I mean, apart from the whole "convicted felon" thing,  he says shit like this:

"Let's hope that the key conferences aren't when she's menstruating or something, or just before she's going to menstruate. That would really be bad. Lord knows what we would get then."

-- radio host (and convicted felon) G. Gordon Liddy on Judge Sonia Sotomayor


Is this what anyone really wants in a spokesman?

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