WEDNESDAY - October 29, 2014
Greetings once again from The Association Of Jingoistic Second Amendment Supporting Fossil Fuel Burning Lovers Of Old Movies Of West Texas.
I guess that this topic is appropriate for a host of things which I wish to address today. When you get right down to it, the way people behave says a lot about how they were brought up as children as well as the effectiveness of our present education system and how people perform in their various fields as adults.
In my first observation, my attention was drawn to a front page headline and subsequent article in the (Sub) Standard Times. The headline read: DID DUNCAN GET FAIR TREATMENT?
And of course the article was referring to Robert Duncan, a Liberian man who was the first person in the United States diagnosed with Ebola. The article went on to describe how members of his family were apparently not happy nor satisfied with the treatment facilities here in the United States and of course I feel sure that some type of law suit will be brought against the Dallas Hospital where Duncan received treatment. AND of course I don't believe that the family was all that concerned about the TWO MEDICAL PERSONNEL WHO TREATED DUNCAN AND ALSO CAME DOWN WITH THE DISEASE. Now I can understand Duncan's relatives being sad about his demise BUT how about not losing sight of the fact that Duncan LIED ABOUT SYMPTOMS AND EXPOSURE PRIOR TO ENTERING THE UNITED STATES AND AFTER AS WELL. My point here is that the BEHAVIOR of Duncan himself was one of the primary causes of his not receiving all of the necessary treatment which might have been available HAD HE BEEN TRUTHFUL.
Now we have the big arguments going on about quarantines AND self monitoring. Let's look first at SELF MONITORING. If memory serves me correctly, the first case of the fallacy of SELF MONITORING was in the State of New York by a DOCTOR WHO HAD RECENTLY RETURNED FROM WEST AFRICA WHERE HE HAD BEEN TREATING EBOLA PATIENTS. Might the thought not cross your mind, having just returned from treating Ebola Patients in its country of origin, that any feelings of weakness or fever SHOULD PERHAPS RING A BELL? SO MUCH FOR SELF MONITORING.
And, it appears that we have another person who treated Ebola Patients griping about New Jersey wanting to quarantine her so after whining her way out of the quarantine in New Jersey and being allowed to return to her home state of Maine, she found that Maine also evidently wished her to remain in quarantine there to make sure that she was not infected with the disease. She has threatened to sue if not released by tomorrow.
So, as far as I am concerned, both the N.Y. Doctor AND the Maine Nurse are excellent examples of SELFISH BEHAVIOR insofar as having any concern for others in their areas.
Here is one of my pet examples of BAD BEHAVIOR. I enjoy sports in general and football in particular BUT WHY DO PLAYERS, PARTICULARLY IN THE N.F.L. feel the need to act like fools after having scored a touchdown or made a good play on defense? Every Sunday you can watch defensive backs bob their heads and make hand signals and generally act like idiots after they have basically done what they were supposed to have done. AH, but last week end I was watching the end of a game between the New England Patriots and the Chicago Bears. There were three minutes left in the game and New England was leading Chicago by the score of 48 to 23. Now for those of you in the People's Republic of San Francisco that would mean that New England was ahead by TWENTY FIVE; XXV; 25 points. New England had the ball and was fairly deep in Chicago territory. New England was playing their backup quarterback. Anyway, the quarterback dropped back to pass and a defensive end from Chicago tackled him for a loss. Now keep in mind that they were down by 25 points with only 3 minutes left in the game. After tackling the quarterback for a loss, the Chicago defensive end separated himself and crossed his arms and leaped high into the air and upon landing blew out his knee. Even the announcers said that this was no time to be celebrating and I had to agree. BUT, this was once again an example of total SELFISH BEHAVIOR. I am sorry the young man is gone for the season but his actions were totally out of line.
Now let us look at some of our elected officials. I read last week that the Republican controlled U.S. House of Representatives this year had passed over 300 pieces of legislation which had been sent to the Democrat controlled United States Senate AND that NONE OF THEM HAD BEEN BROUGHT UP FOR A SENATE VOTE by the authority of Senate Majority Leader, Harry Reid. If this is the case, and I have little doubt that it is not, why do we keep hearing reports of how unhappy the American public is with the House of Representatives? After careful study on this subject, I have reached the conclusion that the mainstream news media is coloring the truth to suit their agenda which is to back the Liberals/Democrats/Socialists. SO, this would indicate to me that the BEHAVIOR EXHIBITED BY THE NEWS MEDIA ISUNTRUTHFULNESS! Or if you live in Texas.... They're Lyin' Their Asses Off!
AND, how about the BEHAVIOR of many of the politicians who are running for various positions nationwide? The other day, I received one of those automated recorded calls from some candidate for the position of some level of Appellate Judge. Anyway, this recording was assuring me that this particular candidate "WOULD NOT LEGISLATE FROM THE BENCH". Now I know that all Judges and potential Judges use this tired, worn out promise. But let's look for a moment at damn near any Judge's
They make decisions in both Criminal and Civil cases which affect the results and in many instances the final decisions made.
Do you remember when the Affordable Health Care Act went before the U.S. Supreme Court? This Health Care Act was the result of a piece of Legislation pushed by Barack Hussein Obama from the Executive Branch; Passed by the U.S. House of Representatives with goofy ass Nancy Pelosi as the House Speaker; then Passed by the United States Senate with Harry Reid as Senate Majority Leader.... keeping in mind that ALL THREE OF THESE BODIES WERE UNDER THE INCOMPETENT LEADERSHIP OF DEMOCRATS/LIBERALS/SOCIALISTS. SO, there is not much argument that this unpopular act WAS IN FACT A PIECE OF LEGISLATION!
SO, it finally goes before the NINE SUPREME COURT JUSTICES.... which even in the eyes of Liberals/Moderates/Progressives/Democrats/Socialists is THE JUDICIAL Branch of our government with the FINAL say insofar as the Constitutionality of a piece of legislation OR the manner in which a legal proceedings was conducted. With the voted TIED 4 to 4, so called Conservative Chief Justice Roberts decided that this piece of legislation WAS in fact a TAX. SO, the result is that the American People are FORCED into participating in this Unconstitutional Act. SO, ALL JUDICIAL CANDIDATES, PLEASE SPARE ME THE BIG LIE THAT YOU WILL NOT LEGISLATE FROM THE BENCH. IT OCCURS DAMN NEAR EVERY DAY AT SOME LEVEL.
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"Now that the Western democracies have learned the hard way what the consequences are when you admit all sorts of people into your country -- including people who hate both the principles and the people of your society -- will that cause zealots for open borders and amnesty to have some second thoughts, or perhaps some first thoughts?"............... THOMAS SOWELL
"Attorney General Eric Holder hit a new low, even for him, when he acted indignant about the leak of evidence supporting the police officer in the Ferguson, Missouri shooting -- on grounds that this was an attempt to influence public opinion before the grand jury makes its ruling. What was Holder doing from day one, other than trying to influence public opinion in the opposite direction?"............. THOMAS SOWELL
"Except for Congressional elections, the most important election this year is the close race for governor of Wisconsin. Governor Scott Walker has shown that he has substance and guts, rather than image and rhetoric, by opposing the government employee unions that have been bleeding the taxpayers. He would make a far better Republican presidential candidate in 2016 than Congressional phrase-makers or a retreaded candidate who lost in 2012."... THOMAS SOWELL
"An appeal to arms and to the God of hosts is all that is left us!.... Sir, we are not weak if we make a proper use of those means which the God of nature hath placed in our power.... Besides, sir, we shall not fight our battles alone. There is a just God who presides over the destinies of nations and who will raise up friends to fight our battles for us.... Is life so dear or peace so sweet as to be purchased at the price of the chains of slavery? Forbid it, Almighty God. I know not what course others may take, but as for me, give me liberty or give me death."..... PATRICK HENRY
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Well now, we have an Incompetent President who has appointed Ron Klein as EBOLA CZAR. A man who evidently has no Medical or Public Health background. AND, to boot, no one seems to have seen him since his appointment. Perhaps the World's most intelligent and articulate human should toy with the idea of putting his picture on a milk carton and offering a small reward when he is located. OR, perhaps we would all be better off if Klein remains hidden.
Incidentally, does anyone other than me wonder about a salary for this unnecessary position? And how about staff and office personnel?
I don't know about the rest of you but I am on the edge of my seat awaiting the "Soul Train Awards Show" which will be next month, hosted by BET (Black Entertainment Television). I was knocked out at the prospect of this blue ribbon list of entertainers who will be honored:
Kool & the Gang
Nico & Vinz
Left Eye of TLC will be honored posthumously
Damn! I can hardly wait, a real RAP Reunion ............... OH NO, I JUST REMEMBERED THAT BET HAS BEEN DROPPED BY SUDDENLINK AND WAS REPLACED BY THE MILITARY HISTORY CHANNEL. Oh well, if any of you watch it, be sure and give me an update............ on second thought..... never mind.
Please do not forget to get out and vote in November. If you have the opportunity, vote early. This is the most important election to come up in the last few years and the Republican Party, weak as they appear, will be an improvement over the Democrats/Socialists.
TREY GOWDY; MIKE LEE; TED CRUZ; ALLEN WEST; JON BOLTON; COL. RALPH PETERS; GEN. JACK KEANE; SCOTT WALKER
SEE Y'ALL NEXT WEEK