Morning, everybody, and happy славный день прав работников, comrades!
Let's all suit up and get the inevitable over with. One of the drawbacks of having a Monday morning posting slot is when something entertianing happens in the middle of the week. By the time my post hits, the entertaining event has been hammered, masticated, ridiculed, and generally done-to-death by every wag with a blog, talk show, or late-night snark fest (hence last week's bonus Obsession).
This week, everybody and his/her dog has been Eastwooding up a storm, and even some character called David Atkins over at some blog called Digby has gotten in on the freak show that is Freeperville.
Well, nobody nutpicks like your master nutpicker, so if you've not hit Peak Eastwood yet, follow me into the iso chamber for the Clint Eastwood Appreciation Thread!
Clint Eastwood Addresses The 2012 GOP Convention (VIDEO) RealClearPolitics ^ | August 30, 2012 | RealClearPolitics
Posted on Thursday, August 30, 2012 9:27:25 PM by i88schwartzActor and director Clint Eastwood addresses the 2012 Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida.
Damn that was a great speech. This guy is ALL CLASS as are most conservatives.2 posted on Thursday, August 30, 2012 9:29:40 PM by New Perspective (Proud father of a 8 yr old son with Down Syndrome and fighting to keep him off Obama's death panels.)..
To: New Perspective
Still, anyone know if he’s given up being pro-abortion?
Yep, classy guy and that stchick (sp?) with an empty chair talking with Dear Reader was brilliant, funny and made fun of the ijit, O'Bummer.
Almost fell out of my chair when he leaned over and said: (Paraphrasing) "What? Tell Romney What?" "He can't do to himself."
A must see!
Ya gotta ask yourself one question. Are you better off today after four years of Zero, or do you think its time for a change?
Well DO ya punk?
To: Dr. ScarpettaDitto! I thought Clint was great. You know those wussbags at MSDNC wouldn't dare criticize him to his face.
And FWIW, I think Mitt is giving an excellent speech...40 posted on Thursday, August 30, 2012 10:01:50 PM by TheBigB (Chris Matthews would scream racism at a bowl of Cheerios.)
Clint was a mistake.22 posted on Thursday, August 30, 2012 9:48:20 PM by onona (Thank you fellow Freepers, just because I can.)..
I can see tomorrows headlines now:
“Senile, stuttering, racist old white man talks to empty chair.”
And it’s already starting. The Madcow just said his speech were the incoherent ramblings of someone with alzheimers.
Love Eastwood, but having him speak was a mistake. Sure, he got some laughs, but the media will have a field day with his performance. He will be ridiculed to no end by the likes of Maher, Letterman, Conan, and, of course, the media...
Ol’ Rowdy hasn’t aged well.28 posted on Thursday, August 30, 2012 9:51:27 PM by fwdude ( You cannot compromise with that which you must defeat.)..To: Lib-Lickers 2Really ~ have you read up on his positions on the critical Socon issues?
Bringing him in is a slap in face.
Do you people have any intention of winning or is this just to give it all away to your friend Obama?..To: i88schwartz
That was rather embarrassing. Clint *was* a good actor but his politics have always been a bit squishy and he just seemed to be taking up valuable speaking time. Was anyone really moved by this rambling hem-haw of a alzheimer moment?
I’d bet Sarah Palin would have energized the crowd twice as well and got off more zingers.
I was impressed. We don’t need a lawyer in the White House
report is that the teleprompter froze and he had to wing it.
He’s not a lawyer. Going to law school doesn’t make you aa lawyer.
To: ReaganÃœberAlles; goldi
Romney passed the Michigan bar exam and was admitted to the state bar in 1975. I guess that makes you lawyer...
“The humor was classy”
WHAT? Did you watch his act? Twice insinuating telling someone to go f themselves? CLASSY?
To: C. Edmund Wright
He passed the bar exam and was admitted to the Michigan bar. Only lawyers are admitted to the bar, so someone who is admitted to the bar is a lawyer.
To: i88schwartzIt was painful and embarrassing to watch a feeble Dirty Harry verbally stumble, tell dirty jokes, and not really endorse Romney. Can you say “senile”. BIG MISTAKE.
To: ononaDo you think that people would be goggling Romney's speech today if clint didn't speak. No
No, but they are goggling Clint Eastwood today and the former obama’ supporting now know that they do not have to vote zero.
Paul Ryan’s speech in 3 words
Fox News ^ | 8/30/12 | Sally Kohn
Posted on Thursday, August 30, 2012 12:15:36 PM by Uncle Slayton
At least a quarter of Americans still don’t know who Paul Ryan is, and only about half who know and have an opinion of him view him favorably. So, Ryan’s primary job tonight was to introduce himself and make himself seem likeable, and he did that well. The personal parts of the speech were very personally delivered, especially the touching parts where Ryan talked about his father and mother and their roles in his life. And at the end of the speech, when Ryan cheered the crowd to its feet, he showed an energy and enthusiasm that’s what voters want in leaders and what Republicans have been desperately lacking in this campaign.***************************
A Blatant Attack on Paul Ryan..To: Uncle SlaytonSally Kohn in three words:
In four words:
God-hating lesbo commie.
I made the mistake of looking this dyke up on google images. She’s quite the she-man! Why is she employed by Fox. Why would they print this crap on their web site? Why are their no comments listed after that article on Fox.com? I stopped watching Fox a long time ago. What the hell is going on over there?
Sarah Palin endorses third-party run if Akin won’t drop out
The Washington Examiner ^ | August 22, 2012 | Joel Gehrke
Posted on Wednesday, August 22, 2012 2:08:00 AM by Publius804
Sarah Palin endorsed a third-party candidacy against Rep. Todd Akin, R-Mo., if he persists in his refusal to drop out of the general election campaign after making startling comments about rape and abortion.
“We’ve got to take back the Senate and Missouri is a must-win state,” Palin told Fox News’ Greta Van Susteren. “The way we do that is to have someone like Sarah Steelman be able to run — even if it’s as a third-party candidate — to be able to run and help us take this back.” Palin endorsed Steelman in the primary, which was regarded as showdown for the privilege of challenging the deeply-unpopular Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo.
The former Alaska governor reiterated her support for a third-party run when considering how conservatives should respond if Akin does not drop out before the state prints the ballots for the general election.“Maybe it is a third-party run of Sarah Steelman — that I could get behind,” she said. “Granted, ‘the status quo has got to go’ [Steelman's campaign motto] would be an odd name for a third party, but we’ll coin it, we’ll adopt it, we’ll run with it if that’s what it takes in order to get a common sense, constitutional, happens-to-be-pro-life woman in Missouri to clean up this mess that has been created and at the same time take back the Senate.”****************************************
This may be the only way to salvage the seat. Akin is making life very difficult, he hurts the party and the pro-life cause...
Can you say New York 23?
I don’t mind sacrificing a congressman, but the Senate is too close and too important. Can’t support Sarah on this.
To: Publius804; StarFan; Dutchy; alisasny; BobFromNJ; BUNNY2003; Cacique; Clemenza; Coleus; cyborg; ...“We’ve got to take back the Senate and Missouri is a must-win state,” Palin told Fox News’ Greta Van Susteren. “The way we do that is to have someone like Sarah Steelman be able to run — even if it’s as a third-party candidate — to be able to run and help us take this back.” Palin endorsed Steelman in the primary, which was regarded as showdown for the privilege of challenging the deeply-unpopular Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo.
I saw Sarah Palin on Greta's show Tuesday night. Palin was VERY ticked off about Akin remaining in the race. Her words were terse, and I don't think she smiled at all during the entire interview. Very unusual for a typical Sarah Palin-Greta Van Sustern interview...9 posted on Wednesday, August 22, 2012 2:30:33 AM by nutmeg (I'm with Sarah Palin and Ted Cruz: "ABO"/Ryan 2012)..
To: Christie at the beach
He has handled himself terribly.
NOT going there.
Akin in fact DAMAGES the prolife cause not helps it. He is such a selfish SOB he would rather take everyone down with him than take one for the team. His comments we inexcusable and moronic. Akin is an embarrassment and should retire and take a biology course or two.
15 posted on Wednesday, August 22, 2012 2:39:41 AM by Publius804 (Buckle up - with Obama at the controls it's gonna be a bumpy ride. God help us.
Sarah carries that ‘Mama Grizzly’ bit too far on some occasions...49 posted on Wednesday, August 22, 2012 4:59:59 AM by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)..
As a Missourian, I am so disgusted over the viciousness that has been coming out of so-called Conservatives. I used to be a big Palin supporter, but with this, she can just go straight to hell.
The Moron Senator has been bought and paid for by the Communist Obama machine. This stupid dink did not just wake up one day spouting inflammatory inappropriate drivel. He is committing political suicide and must have been paid to do it. Abortion and pro life is a compassion and morals issue and he is a moron. Just talk about the 50 MILLION DEAD BABIES from Americans abortions, then shut up.