05 Sep 2009

How does unlimited corporate contributions to political campaigns sound to you?

*******UPDATE JANUARY 21, 2010**************        I told you so.         Best regards,              Snooky ********************************************* The upcoming opening day at SCOTUS (after they throw out the ceremonial first Death Row Inmate) brings a chilling argument to bear. In an unusual

03 Sep 2009

Glenn Beck has fewer national ads than my local news. Really.

The industry standard (I used to produce television commercials in a previous life) is 22 minutes of revenue (commercials) per 60 minute block of air time.  TIVO any major 60 minute broadcast and check it out. The “air time” of “The Young and the Restless” as measured by the online

24 Aug 2009

Ebay – love it or hate it?

I'm an Ebay junkie – how about you? Here are some remarkable *actual* feedback posts to get us started. My best deal ever was $4,000 worth of high end watches for $345.   POSITIVE: Item shipped quickly, have been having erotic dreams about seller. Thanks! POSITIVE: Thanks for great Rainbow

18 Aug 2009

No Public Option = No Reform

First, let me give you all some background on me. For the last 13 years, I have been selling for an insurance company which advertises here on the Blend and is known for employing annoying poultry to get its message across. We are the diametrical opposite of “Health Insurance” (HI);

15 Aug 2009

So what exactly WERE the views of the “Founding Fathers” we hear so much about?

Let’s have a look, shall we? “It is now no more that toleration is spoken of, as if it was by the indulgence of one class of people that another enjoyed the exercise of their inherent natural rights. For happily, the Government of the United States, which gives to bigotry

08 Jul 2009

The return of “Palinspeak” *extra credit*

Find the subject and predicate of this sentance.  Extra credit for those who can translate this into english. “We need those who will respect our Constitution where government's supposed to serve from the BOTTOM UP, not move toward this TOP DOWN big government take-over… but rather, will be protectors of

05 Jul 2009

Poor little Sarah Palin’s gonna sue the nasty Bloggers

From Politico http://news.yahoo.com/s/politico/20090705/pl_politico/24521_1 In an extraordinary four-page letter, Alaska-based attorney Thomas Van Flein warns of severe consequences should speculation that until now has largely been confined to blogs about whether Palin embezzled funds in the construction of a Wasilla, Alaska, sports arena find its way into print. “This is to

03 Jul 2009

A little humor for a difficult week.

 Rolex announces abrupt end to “A Crown for every Acheivement” campaign – announces new guidelines for ownership… Rolex Watch Company today announced the end of their long running advertising campaign “A Crown for Every Achievement” citing widespread misinterpretation of the phrase by the general public. A company spokesman explained the

23 Jun 2009

Let’s ramp up the pressure on President Obama…

As I understand it, he has been battling his smoking for quite some time.  Perhaps the pressure is just too much.   Let's make it worse. How about every person who wants a repeal of DODT and DOMA buys a pack of Marlboros (reportedly his favorite brand) and then mails one

05 May 2009

Michael Savage and Fred Phelps – together at last!

The UK government today published their list of persons not allowed to visit the country on the basis of "fostering extremism or hate." Here is a link to the British Home Office press release with a short synopsis of all 16 (out of 22) released names.  6 were not divulged,