WEDNESDAY - November 5, 2014
Hello once again from the Primary Headquarters Of Jingoistic Pleased With The Mid-Term Election Results Firearms Owning West Texans.
What does the number FIFTY TWO mean to me? FIFTY TWO is the number of weeks in a year....No, that's not it. FIFTY TWO is the number of cards in a standard deck.... No, that's not it either..... AH! I think I have it. It is the number of REPUBLICAN Senators we will have in the Senate in 2015. BUT it could actually be more, depending upon the results of a couple of run-off elections AND as far as I know the results of the Alaska elections.
NOW, it is time to hold those FIFTY TWO Senator's feet to the fire and make damn sure they DO NOT BLOW IT. With a Republican controlled House AND Senate, it might be a really good idea NOT to piss-it-off like George Bush and the Republican Party did in the PRE-OBAMA era.
I know that today, Mitch McConnell and other recently elected Republican Senators have all talked about how they want to work with the Democrats/Progressives/Socialists in order to get some things done. BUT they ALL need to remember in the past few years just exactly how well the Democrats/Progressives/Socialists were willing to work with them.
AND, the entire nation needs to remember that while the Republican controlled House of Representatives passed over three hundred bills, that the Democrat controlled Senate under the incompetent leadership of Harry Reid made sure that they did not even come up for a vote in the Senate.
AND it would not hurt the American people to be more interested in seeing them DO WHAT IS RIGHT over working and playing well with the Democrats/Progressives/Socialists.
Another election result which pleased me was that Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker was able to hold onto his job and from what I read in the (Sub) Standard Times this morning, Republican Governor Candidates made some really unexpected progress. A REPUBLICAN GOVERNOR IN ILLINOIS?
And, in Texas the Republicans made a really clean sweep of the National and State-wide Offices. In the races for Governor; Attorney General; State Comptroller; Railroad Commissioner; Agriculture Commissioner; and Texas Land Commissioner, all of the Republican Candidates won with OVER 76% of the vote. And, for those of you residing in the People's Republic of San Francisco, that is a really CLEAR MAJORITY.
BUT, before we get to celebrating too much, let us ALL remember that at the National Level, the Republican National Committee along with Karl Rove and other professional political hacks will now go to work in selecting the 2016 Republican Candidate for President of the United States. AND let us further remember that in the past TWO Presidential elections, this band of merry men gave us JOHN MC CAIN and MITT ROMNEY. LET US MAKE SURE THAT DOESN'T HAPPEN AGAIN IN 2016 OR YOU CAN JUST COLOR HILLARY CLINTON IN AS OUR NEXT PRESIDENT. And if that thought doesn't scare you enough throw up, just imagine how vindictive she will be along with having Bill Clinton in the role as "First Dude" or perhaps "First Henpecked Husband" or more accurately, "First Turd".
If you think Hillary was a pain in the rear at the Benghazi Hearings, just let her get a taste of real power. And one must wonder if there is any truth to the rumor that as she was leaving her post as Secretary of State she could be heard to screech, "I'll get you my pretty, and your little dog too".
Well I really must head out. I understand that there is a WENDY DAVIS WHINE IN at the Tom Green County Court House. And just to put your mind at rest, I don't give a damn about Wendy Davis but it will be fun to watch Democrats/Progressives/Socialists try to explain how their darling got beat like a tied goat.
Tony Aguilar, Mary Vigil, Joe & Ruth Lucero, Ted Salgado -NM - Ella Dunlop, Kaleigh Paige Hudgens, Bobby Peiser, Bob Wallman, Maria Tupaz, Bernice Murphy, Don Faubion, Judy Langham, Liz Deguren, Roger Tucker, Charlotte Williams, John Gallemore, Zak Krejci, Debra Blake, Mary Denson, Randy Jones, Don Weaver, Roger Goertz, Billy Williams, Gerry Fincher, Jerry Carpenter, Steve Mida, - TX - Sr. Delphine Grigas (98) - IL - Paul & Debby Gula, Mike Burkebak, Alan Miller, Debbie McKeown, Violet Fermin, Carlos Fernandez, Hamilton Anderson, Arlene Anderson, Kate Nolan - FL - L.T. Drennan - OK - Lynn Jones - NE - Warren Wetmore - IL - Gladys Beasley, Barbara Urban - MD - Charles Latham, Rocky Leonard, Bette Miller - AZ - Kate Powell, Annise Kennedy, Sam Wittstruck (17 yoa) - CA - Pat Holley, Keith Chambers, Nancy Chambers, LANA Athey - CO - Hal Whitmore - DE - Herb Johnston - NY - Lonnie Shoultz - AL - Perry Evans - AR - Jim Pinney, James E. Brady III (2 yrs. old) - OH - Josip & Lela Slivar - ZAGREB, CROATIA - Sister Clarice Carroll (83) - HAITI - Rick Vizzier USNA74, Steve Burich USNA74 -VA - George Rimmer - WA, RET. COL. Pete Mekkelson -WVA
GySgt. Daniel West, MSgt. (Ret) Randy Morrow , CAPT. Michael Rice, CAPT. Nick Francona, GySgt. James Walker, CAPT. George Zeigler, CAPT. Catherine Schmidt Fiancé of Capt. Zeigler) SSgt. Matt Ross, Alex Boyd, RCT Graydon J. Phillips, * 1ST LT. Levi English, GySgt. Eric Harmon, Archer Abblitt, Maj. Todd A. O'Brien, MGySgt. '46 - 82 (Ret) Harvey Weigart - USMC Kenneth Thomas -USCG SSgt. Eric Grudziecke, A1 Elizabeth Chaffon, Cody Barber, Col. Phil Samples, TSgt. Aaron Brown, TSgt. Rebecca Goodwin, 1st LT. Mandie Yates - USAF - Capt. Brian Kriss - TxANG - Zachary Moore - US NAVAL ACADEMY - Lt. William Jourdan, CDR Robert McLay, Lt. Tommy Brown, Lt. Russell Brown, CAPT. Wayne Putnam (Ret), E5 Matthew J. Blaker, Ensign Ethan English, CAPT. (RET) Charley Plumly - US NAVY - Bud Barnett - USNA '74 - SSgt. Mike Campagna - SPECIAL FORCES - SSgt.Michael Strawn, Sgt. Logan McKinzie, Capt. (Fr) Kevin Peek, Maj. Fred W. Tanner, Lt. Col. Robbie Ball, SSgt. Travis McGowan, Michael B. Hudgens, Scott Hillyer, Jeff Schoonover, CWO2 Mitchell Wittstruck - US ARMY - CWO3 Tim Helton and the 1/230 Air Cav Squadron TNANG - All of the men and women presently serving in the United States Military
John Mallory - DEA - Fr. Joseph M. Peek, Gary and Cindy Hogman, Ashtyn Wages and John Paul Tupaz and their families.
"One of the biggest voter frauds may be the idea promoted by Attorney General Eric Holder and others that there is not voter fraud."......
"Since blacks and whites both have to show photo I.D. for everything from cashing checks to getting on a plane, why has requiring a photo I.D. for voting caused such shrill outcries?"........ THOMAS SOWELL
"Sean Hannity recently pointed out an essential parallel between Islamic extremists and Nazis. One believed that they were the master race and the other that they are the only true religion. Both believed that this entitled them to kill others, just for not being part of their group."........
"There is nothing an addict likes more, or that serves as better pretext for continuing his present way of life, than to place the weight of responsibility for his situation somewhere other than on his own decisions."......... ANTHONY DANIELS
"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
Barack Hussein Obama, Michelle Obama, George Soros, Joe Biden, Louis Farrakhan, Debbie Wasserman Schultz DNC Chairperson, Leon Panetta, Supreme Court Justices - Ruth Bader Ginsberg, Sonia Sotomayor, Elena Kagan, AND John Roberts, Eric Holder, John McCain R-AZ, Valerie Jarrett, Nancy Pelosi, Harry Reid, Diane Feinstein, Barbara Boxer, Lanny Davis, Hillary Clinton, Bill Clinton, Chuck Schumer, David Axelrod, Rahm Emanuel, Ezekiel Emanuel, Kathleen Sebelius, Bill Richardson, Jay Carney, Susan Rice, Rep. Keith Ellison D-MN, Former Homeland Security Director Janet Napolitano, COLIN POWELL , Michael Moore, John Kerry, Lindsey Graham, Former President Jimmy Carter. Al Gore, Chuck Hagel, Dick Durbin, Andrew Cuomo, Chris Christie R-NJ , Michael Bloomberg, Sheila Jackson Lee D-TX, Susan Collins R-ME, Patrick Leahy, Jeff Flake R-AZ, Eddie Bernice Johnson D-TX, John Boehner R-OH, John Cornyn R-TX, Mitch McConnell R-KY, Mike Huckabee R-AR, Lisa Murkowski R-AK, Robert Menendez NJ, Al Franken MN, Claire McCaskill (D-MO), Patty Murray WA, Henry Waxman CA, Linda Sanchez CA, Maxine Waters CA, State Senator Wendy Davis D-TX, Elijah Cummings D-MD, NY Mayor Bill de Blasio, Lois Lerner, Michael Morrell, Tommy Vietor (National Security Council Spokesman), Karl Rove, Rep. Ann Kuster D-NH, Jen Psaki (State Department), Josh Earnest, Marie Harf(State Department), Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Rep. Jared Polis (D-CO), Sen. Mark Udall (D-CO), Orin Hatch (R-UT), John Koskinen (IRS COMMISSIONER), Jeh Johnson (Homeland Security Secretary), Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), Deval Patrick (D-MA), Charlie Crist (D-FL), Jerry Brown (D-CA), John Lewis (D-GA), Michelle Nunn (D-GA), Jay Nixon (D-MO-Gov.), Mary Landrieu (D-LA), Julia Pierson
MSNBC, ACLU, Congressional Black Caucus, NAACP, UNITED NATIONS, Jane Fonda, LA RAZA, MOVEON.ORG, PETA, CAIR, BOB COSTAS (NBC), ESPN, The NFL, CNN, The Environmental Protection Agency, Al Jazeera America, Republican National Committee (RNC), NBC, CBS, CNBC, ABC, BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT, Department of Education, Department of Energy, Tom Steyer (Progressive Billionaire Opposing Keystone Pipeline), NBA, NHL, NOW (National Organization Of Women), Patricia Ireland, Jesse Ventura, Geraldo Rivera FOX News, Juan Williams FOX News, Bob Beckel FOX News, The Washington Redskins Football Team, James Brown (CBS -NFL Pre-Game). CDC (Center for Disease Control)
I guess that by now, everyone knows that I am a huge fan of Texas High School Football. Here in San Angelo, we have two high schools. The largest being San Angelo Central High School which is in the 6A classification and Lake View High School which is in the 5A classification. Central High School has done really well this year and in a couple of days will play Odessa Permian for the District Championship. Lake View High School has not done as well and last Friday night got beat pretty soundly by Plainview High School. But, the final score wasn't the big story of the game. Plainview High School had a running back named Warren FLYE. And from the reports, he literally could FLY. Against Lake View, young Mr. FLYE was given the ball on 22 running plays. And with those 22 rushes, Warren FLYE rushed for a single game school record of 526 yards. Yes, that's what I said, FIVE HUNDRED AND TWENTY SIX YARDS. And that works out to an average of approximately 24 yards per carry. Quite a night for a high school athlete.
Last week on the Editorial Page of the (Sub) Standard Times, there appeared an article entitled, IS BETTER TECHNOLOGY MAKING US IGNORANT? And while I don't agree with many articles appearing in the (Sub) Standard Times, I had to agree pretty well with everything in this article. While at a coffee shop earlier this morning, two friends and I were discussing this article and I pointed to three young men sitting several tables to our right. EVERY SINGLE ONE OF THEM was working their thumbs at light speed on their various hand-held devices. I try to make it a point almost every day to watch and see what people are doing WHILE DRIVING THEIR AUTOMOBILES. If you get stuck behind someone at a red light, and the light turns green and the car ahead of you remains motionless, you can almost bet that this individual is either texting someone OR receiving a text message. Of course this is really a dangerous habit in which to get as it is almost impossible to pay attention to your driving while you are trying to either read or send a message. The writer of this article quotes quite a bit from a book entitled "The Glass Cage" by Nicholas Carr. One of the quotes she uses from this book is, "As we transform ourselves into creatures of the screen, the existential question is: Does our essence still like in what we know, or are we content to be defined by what we want? " Then the author tells us to just look around -- our society plainly looks more motivated by wanting than by knowing.
I will leave with this final thought for today. While I am really pleased with many of the election results from yesterday, we cannot and must not become overly contented with these victories that we lose sight of the really big one coming up in 2016. We must concentrate and work on not only retaining but increasing the Republican majorities in both Houses of Congress BUT we must work harder than ever to get a conservative in the White House. AND REMEMBER, DO NOT BE CONTENT WITH JUST GETTING REPUBLICANS ELECTED, MAKE SURE THEY DO THEIR JOBS AND DO WHAT IS RIGHT FOR AMERICA AND TO HELL WITH POLITICAL CORRECTNESS!
TREY GOWDY; MIKE LEE; TED CRUZ; ALLEN WEST; JON BOLTON; COL. RALPH PETERS; GEN. JACK KEANE; SCOTT WALKER
WAY TO GO COLORADO AND ARKANSAS!
Also, I don't know why this format came up today but I couldn't do anything about it. I am sure my computer has a mind of its own.
SEE Y'ALL NEXT WEEK