Me Thinks a Rant is Coming

I do. One is coming. Don’t know when but it is coming.

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Today’s News-Thursday March 29, 2012

1. Parents of murdered British students criticize Barack Obama.

2. Spike Lee is still a moron. And no, that doesn’t make me a racist.

3. This guy needs to run for office.

4. Another vacation? Really? And in Vegas? Didn’t the President tell us not to vacation in Vegas? These guys sure believe in the “Do as I say, not as I do” theory don’t they?

5. Why are we not focuses on this? 49 shootings in one weekend. 10 people killed including a six year old.

Today’s News- Friday March 23, 2012

1. Jesse Jackson, shut your mouth. No one cares what you have to say. We all know what you are about.

2. One of the few, very few things that Bill Maher has ever gotten right.

3. Tell you what Mr. President. You worry about your soul and I’ll worry about mine. I actually worry for yours.

4. Kids today, such class acts.

5. I agree the teacher is a problem, but I think there is a bigger issue here.

Paul Harvey — If I Were the Devil

Some have said that when Paul Harvey spoke it pretty much the gospel. This pretty much proves it.

“If I were the devil, I wouldn’t be happy until I had seized the ripest apple on the tree—Thee. So I’d set about however necessary to take over the United States. I’d subvert the churches first—I would begin with a campaign of whispers. With the wisdom of a serpent, I would whisper to you as I whispered to Eve: “Do as you please.” “Do as you please.” To the young, I would whisper, “The Bible is a myth.” I would convince them that man created God instead of the other way around. I would confide that what is bad is good, and what is good is “square”. And the old, I would teach to pray. I would teach them to pray after me, ‘Our Father, which art in Washington…’

And then I’d get organized.  I’d educate authors on how to lurid literature exciting, so that anything else would appear dull and uninteresting. I’d threaten TV with dirtier movies and vice versa. I’d pedal narcotics to whom I could. I’d sell alcohol to ladies and gentlemen of distinction. I’d tranquilize the rest with pills.

If I were the devil I’d soon have families that war with themselves, churches that war that themselves, and nations that war with themselves; until each in its turn was consumed.  And with promises of higher ratings I’d have mesmerizing media fanning the flame.  If I were the devil I would encourage schools to refine young intellects, and neglect to discipline emotions—just let those run wild, until before you knew it, you’d have to have drug sniffing dogs and metal detectors at every schoolhouse door.

Within a decade I’d have prisons overflowing, I’d have judges promoting pornography—soon I could evict God from the courthouse, and then the schoolhouse, and then from the houses of Congress.  And in His own churches I would substitute psychology for religion, and deify science. I would lure priests and pastors into misusing boys and girls, and church money. If I were the devil I’d make the symbols of Easter an egg and the symbol of Christmas a bottle.

If I were the devil I’d take from those, and who have, and give to those wanted until I had killed the incentive of the ambitious. What do you bet I could get whole states to promote gambling as the way to get rich? I would question against extremes and hard work, and Patriotism, and moral conduct.  I would convince the young that marriage is old-fashioned, that swinging more fun, that what you see on the TV is the way to be.  And thus I could undress you in public, and I could lure you into bed with diseases for which there is no cure.  In other words, if I were to devil I’d keep on doing on what he’s doing.  Paul Harvey, good day.”

 

Today’s News-Wednesday March 21, 2012

1. Let’s see how many people report this. (And it hasn’t even been 4 years yet. Think what he could do with 8!)

2. This has a “take me to your leader” feel to it.

3. Who found it offensive?

4. I wonder if the President is going to call the professor and apologize. 

Today’s News – Monday March 19, 2012

1. Morons

2. AHA!! Finally the proof I’ve been waiting for. The President is a socialist.

3. Don’t hold your breath Bristol.

4. Two thoughts here. 1.) Fox News isn’t the problem, your crappy policies are. 2.) This is further proof that the President is no different than any other politician, playing games to win re-election.

5. Soooo, what’s the problem?

Today’s News-Sunday March 18, 2012

1. You heard him, we must be “brainwashed”.

2. This shouldn’t be a surprise. The President isn’t exactly a “facts” man.

3. Now the President is attacking mom and pop farms. What is his problem?

4. Kony? More like Boney? Lord I apologize……

5. I didn’t know they were still protesting. Huh.

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Today’s News- Wednesday February 1, 2012

1. DOH!

2. Huh. That’s weird.

3. I hate Bloomberg.

4. Again, this guy is a class act.

5. So wait. The climate changes on its own? What?

6. Uh, what’s stopping ya?

Today’s News- Friday January 27, 2012

1. It’s OK, just say it. The President is a liar. Not a surprise.

2. So the President misquoted Lincoln. I’m sure he didn’t do it on purpose. Right?

3. So was he tried to talk down to us, or is this all he is capable of?

4. Rachel Maddow? Wasn’t she married to Rod Stewart?

 

Today’s News- Wednesday January 25, 2012

1. They must have been watching some Three Stooges.

2. This is starting to sound a little childish.

3. Let the debate begin….again.

4. Good for him. Too bad he’s a hockey player cuz no one will care.

5. The dude is an inflation machine!!!

6. Wait until people hear about the inflated bacon.

7. This is how you take care of people. But of course the President wouldn’t understand.

Today’s News- Tuesday January 24, 2012

1. Oops.

2. So wait. What?!?! This can’t happen? HEATHER!!!

3. Well, I guess he has a future as a shop teacher.

4. I would agree with him. Too bad he hasn’t felt that way all his life.

5. The few, the proud, the Marines!

Today’s News-Saturday January 21, 2012

1. He says he doesn’t go to a lot of Washington parties. That’s because HE’S HOSTING THEM!!!!!!!!!!

2. This is waaaay wrong.

3. This is one lucky dude.

4. Typical liberal hypocrite. What’s good for others is not good for them. And I like Star Wars.

5. Could it be people want to eat what they want to eat?

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Newt is Right

Today’s News-Thursday January 19, 2012

1. It’s not usually the first thing you lose when going to Hollywood.

2. He’s a tough kid, I’ll give him that.

3. Mark Wahlberg is officially my favorite actor.

4. My heart just broke a little bit. Why Sarah? Why?

5. Another hippie wanting to destroy America.

6. Again, one of Time magazine’s People of the Year.

7. Lay off Marky Mark. We all knew what he meant.

Today’s News-Wednesday January 18, 2012

1. So I guess that means Bain is OK now doesn’t it?

2. Chris Matthews is the second biggest tool. Right after Bill Maher.

3. I was at a fight and a hockey game broke out.

4. 5 unusual taxes.

5. Does anybody really care? Really? Anyone?

 

Today’s News-Monday January 16, 2012

1. Yeah, blink is the right word here.

2. It’s a big bugga!!

3. I don’t care what anyone says, this guy is a class act.

4. I think that’s a good idea ya’ll!

5. Busted!

6. My name is liberal, I am a hypocrite.

7. Thank you Daily Show.

Dawson City Council Meeting Agenda for Jan. 17, 2012

Here’s next weeks city council agenda.

1. Call meeting to order. (duh)

2. Approve agenda

3. 10 min. public forum

4. Review and approve Dec. 2011 and year-end financial information.

5. 2012 Street Construction Plans (Jeff Kuhn with WSN will present the final Construction Plans for Council approval.

6. New police car quotes

7. required Pay Equity Report

8. Rural Service District Amendment

9. Committee Assignments

10. February 7th Council Meeting (due to state caucus the meeting date needs to move)

11. Dawson/Boyd Baseball team (want permits to hold 2 raffles)

12 City maintenance superintendent Brent Powers report

13. City Manager Dave Bovee’s report (Industrial Site Federal Grant application, RDC contract approval, Bolling Engineering contracts, Dawson Development annual meeting, Letter from Noah’s Ark

14. Adjourn meeting (go home now)

Today’s News-Friday January 12, 2012

1. Well I think Obama should be impeached then.

2. And by worst economic recovery they mean no economic recovery, right?

3. He has good advice for all parents.

4. Oh, that’s where our snow went.

5. This reminds me. Fargo is a good flick.

6. So if you look to the left and then the right you’ll find out you are out numbered.

Today’s News-Thursday January 12, 2012

1. Desperation OR maybe she is an angry black woman.

2. And that matters why?

3. This is the type of crap that drives me nuts!

4. Kind of a sad story. Maybe sad isn’t the right word. More like disturbing.

5. Again, Time Magazine’s People of the Year.

Today’s News- Wednesday January 11, 2012

1. Because Stone Cold said so!!

2. Is $100 a good deal for a sweater vest?

3. Another green energy down the toilet.

4. In other news…….

5. How about having 4 kids? There must be some link there too.

School Board Meeting-January 9, 2012

I attended another school board meeting. I’ve got to say, those meetings need to be moved out of that office and to some place a little more friendly and with more room. It’s not a very inviting room to walk into. I’ve heard a few people comment on this before and I’ve got to say I agree. On the plus side there were copies of the agenda available at the door which I don’t think has been there in the past. But anyway, move the meetings, I think it’ll help with attendance.

On to the agenda.

First off let me say this. I wish more questions would be asked of the items. Now granted I’m not sitting there with all of the info in front of me so maybe that’s one reason why there isn’t more. Moving on.

1. Jon Wager = Board Chair, Bruce Lund = Vice Chair, Kendall Stelter = Clerk, Ann Jensen = Treasurer

2. It was decided to amend the last set of minutes (I think it was) to list the super’s salary and his perks and none perks individually for historical and legal reasons. Good idea.

3. So the One Act Play wants to move the lighting for one week for safety and training reasons. Now I don’t know what the set up is, but it doesn’t sound very safe. This was tabled for further discussion. Someone in the room (who shall remain nameless) seemed to cop an attitude about this for some reason. Not sure what that was about or perhaps I was seeing things.

4. The board decided to award the bid for the fire alarm equipment to Protection Systems. This is one area I would have liked to have heard more of a discussion. But again, I didn’t have the bids in front of me.

5. Flexible Learning Year. It was brought up that this issue was discussed at a recent superintendent’s meeting and the consensus was that they were against a 2 week earlier start. I’d like to know some of the reasons. Also a survey was conducted amoungst some of the school staff and it was overwhelming for staying the same. I’d like to know why.

So it sounds like the 2 week early start has been dropped and they are now looking at a 1 week early start. There are 2 meetings planned in January for the Public to ask questions, but apparently these are also game/event nights so I imagine attendance will be low. I sensed they think this may be a good idea. So did I. A MONTH AGO!! Any who. They need to vote on this before Feb. 1st.

6. Side note: During discussion of the week changes and how that’ll affect this or that, there was talk of trying to get the 2nd quarter done before “holiday” time. Hippie.

7. There was some budget talk. Nothing too interesting here. Next year’s attendance will be down due to a smaller Kindergarten class. Hey I did my part, one of those will be mine! No staffing cuts planned, so that’s good. Plans to try and upgrade technology at the school. I heard talk of  the need for a “technology guy”. Technology guy, where have I heard  that before? Oh yeah. Coming out of my mouth over A YEAR AGO!!

Where was I? Oh yeah.

8. There was a discussion on communications at the school. What upgrades need to be made. Training the staff will be taking to improve on their skills along with the kids. I’m not completely sold on iPad’s yet, but I suppose it’s a little too late now.

9. It sounds like there is going to be more of a focus spent on reading, more specifically the kiddos in the Pre-school to 3rd grade range. The high school staff is reading a book called “The Power of ICU”. I’m going to check that out and see what it’s about. The elementary side is reading “The Education of Little Tree”. It’s about diversity. Is there a more abused term than diversity? I think not.

That is pretty much the “highlights” of the meeting. I could have been worse. I could have been home trying to get the kids to bed. (love you Heather)

Today’s News- Tuesday January 10, 2012

1. Thinking someone should be losing a job here.

2. Todd, Todd, Todd. What are you thinking?

3. Just think. The U.S. only needs $15.23 trillion to go broke.

4. My response to this is the same as it is for reparations, I’m sorry it happened but, nope.

5. I would highly recommend not walking down any dark alleys. But if you do and you wake up in a tub of ice, stay in the ice and call 911. If you don’t have a cell phone on you, cause realistically you’re not going to still have it one you……crap… never mind. You’re screwed. I just hope you dressed nice to church.

6. How much you wanna bet those protest losers leave this guy alone? After all what would they do without their iPad’s and iPod’s?

Today’s News- Monday January 9, 2012

1. I knew they’d win.

2. I can’t wait until this guy runs. And yes, I’m serious.

3. See above comment.

4. I fell a little less of a man after seeing this.

5. Nevermind. I feel better now.

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Today’s News- Sunday January 8, 2012

1. Welcome to Obama’s America.

2. I’m sorry, but this guy screams Helter Skelter.

3. You and me both dude.

4. He should be thrown away for looking like a creep. Plus all that other stuff too.

5. Wait. We were paying for Palestinian Sesame Street?

6. And we paid for this too?

Today’s News- Saturday January 7, 2012

1. OK. Right. I get it. Because everyone else is getting raises. Right?

2. Hey. It works good around here.

3. Sweet!

4. Ah yes. I can remember when she started. It seems like…well…I guess it was just yesterday.

5. Now are they talking the 4 legged furry critters or the protesters hanging around it.

6. What frickin’ parent thought this was a good idea?