Saturday, March 14, 2015



THE LAND of COTTON
(dedicated to the memory of OKJimm)

Oh, I wish I lived where young Tom Cotton
Ran the show, and D’Rats rotten
Stayed away! Stayed away! 
From destroying our Land.

In the lovely land where I was born in
Early on a bright spring mornin’
We held sway! We held sway!
O’er the fate of our land

Oh I wish that young Tom Cotton
Held sway! Held sway!
Then I’d go to bed and rest my head
And not feel misbegotten.

No way! No way!
Should that damned fool Obama
Run anything bigger than a shoe shine stand
Reject, Barack Obama!

~  FreeThinke

(To be sung to the tune of Dixie, in case you hadn’t figured that out for yourself.)


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    1. Dagmar Blomquist said

      I've always heard "it takes one to know one," so I'd be careful what I said in public, if I were you. You wouldn't want to ruin your own reputation, would you?

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    2. JMJ,
      Is the best that you can do to call those with whom you disagree "morons"? Surely, surely, you're more intelligent than that!

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    3. The Political SqueezeMarch 14, 2015 at 7:54 AM

      "Senator" Cotton' as well as the other 46 signatories of the Dear Tehran letter broke over 200 years of diplomatic protocol and tradition, undermined the Constitutional authority of the President, put the credibility of the USA government in question, and essentially acted a band of renegade insurgents.

      Cotton and his accomplices no longer deserve the trust and respect of the American people. They were not thinking, but we all know what their real motivation was.

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    4. Dictocrats when devoid of creative ideas, sensible sentiments or cogent arguments invariably resort to filling the air with insults, libel, slander, unfounded accusations and crude invective. That's simply SOP with them.

      Unfortunately "we" have been doing too much of that, ourselves, lately -- a deadly disease I would insist "we" have caught from "them." In my own small way I am trying to combat these witless exchanges of boring boilerplate and tedious invective by having some fun with occasional bits of whimsy and satirical verse -- a time-honored tradition by the way.

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    5. TPS, we know nothing of the kind, and neither do you. We have a renegade president, –– either an absolute fool or a fiend, I can never be sure which –– drunk with power –– who has chosen to ignore the constitutional strictures that limit what he is permitted to do on his own.

      Now you may surmise all you like in an attempt to vilify the motives of a brave young American like Tom Cotton and those good, stalwart souls who followed his initiative. You may also make feeble tu quoque arguments in an attempt to justify our president's outrageous, I think possibly treasonous, conduct all you like, but the fact remains that Mr. Obama has flouted the law, virtually thumbed his nose at congress, and played the role a spoiled, overly pampered child in consistently acting against the will of the people as expressed in the last two congressional elections. Lest we forget, those elections produced a sizable Republican Majority in congress –– presumably in the hope of UNDOING a least some of the tremendous HARM the bullying, dictatorial Democratic majority led by Pelosi and Reid in conjunction with this miserable excuse for a president managed to FOIST on the American Public clearly against their will.

      We are SUPPOSED to be governed by THREE CO-EQUAL BRANCHES of government. The president does NOT have the power to make foreign policy alone. He MUST consult congress and proceed with he "Advice and Consent" of the SENATE.

      If you don't accept that, you are NOT an American. Instead, you are a more like a VIPER we have nursed in our national bosom. Sadly your name these days appears to be LEGION.

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    7. Jersey McJones is a shaved-down baboon taught to use rudimentary english by hippies

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    8. B. Wilders said

      Do you honestly credit JMJ with that great a degree of refinement and intelligence, LAF? Don't you think you're being overly generous? After all a goon is a goon is a goon, isn't he? Or am I being too harsh?

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  2. I sang this to Mr. AOW. He loved it! So do I!

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    1. Thank you, AOW! With any luck it may "go viral." I wish I had the means to record it with appropriate accompaniment and mount on YouTube.

      One thing's for sure it will never be performed on Saturday Night Live or any of those Late Night Talk Shows. I doubt if even Rush Limbaugh or Sean Hannity would touch it, because both of them have such terrible musical taste. It's just not crass enough for them.

      But who knows what will and won't catch on -- or why? Authors and producers of plays and musical shows have been trying to figure that out for a very long time, and even he best of them have never figured out how to score a bullseye every single time.

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  3. Is that Obsma shinning Sarah Palin's shoes?

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    1. Who else do you think it might be, DIck Cheney? Henry Kissinger? Elvis Presley?

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  4. A Proud Proud AmericanMarch 14, 2015 at 7:46 AM

    Remember when Pelosi undercut Bush by visiting Assad...and the left defended it vigorously?

    Evidently not.

    Just another example of "When we do it, IT'S BRILLIANT, when you do it, IT'S TREASON.
    So just STFU

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  5. Screw the Democrats. They demand "civility" for themselves, but yield "none" to their adversaries.

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    1. AYUP! There ain't no doubt about that. No doubt at ALL.

      D'Rats forever wave high the banner of DUPLICITY, and noisily champion flagrant use of The Double Standard in virtually ALL their transactions.

      UNFORTUNATELY, the Republican Establishment clearly does not want to ACCEPT the clear and compelling MANDATE given by the electorate, and act accordingly.

      Thank GOD for brave young upstarts like Scott Walker, Ted Cruz, Rand Paul, possibly Marco Rubio, Bobby Jindal –– and now the young veteran Tom Cotton –– who have taken it upon themselves to BUCK the accursed GOP Establishment, and a least TRY to move the Ludicrous Liberal LOG JAMB that now characterizes and paralyzes our pathetic congress –– several hundred men and women who cannot seem to summon the will to OPPOSE in any effective, meaningful way this rotten excuse for a national leader, who seems bent on DESTROYING the country he was elected to lead.

      Lead WHERE, I ask you?

      "DOWNSTREAM and over the FALLS" appears to be the correct answer.

      MODERATE Republicans are worse by far than LIBERAL Democrats.

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  6. To those who try to play games of YOU DID IT TOO in attempting to excuse our illustrious president's outrageous abuse of power I would remind all of the machinations of Texas Democrat JIM WRIGHT, a longtime congress creature and Speaker of the House from 1987-1989, who was forced to resign and return home with his tail between his legs after an ethics investigation found him guilty on several counts of official misconduct.

    WIKI tried to bury this in a lengthy quasi-encomium to the miscreant, but here it is for your perusal. Please notice WIKI's flagrant attempt to characterize the congressional action against Wright as mere "political persecution" by then-Republican Speaker Newt Gingrich clearly implying that Gingrich was at fault in so doing:

    ”In 1988 Wright became the target of an inquiry by the House Ethics Committee. Their report in early 1989 implied that he had used bulk purchases of his book, Reflections of a Public Man, to earn speaking fees in excess of the allowed maximum, and that his wife, Betty, was given a job and perks to avoid the limit on gifts. ... Wright tendered his resignation as Speaker on May 31, 1989, the resignation to become effective on the selection of a successor. [Wright] was the first Speaker to resign because of a scandal. On June 6, the Democratic Caucus brought Wright's speakership to an end by selecting his replacement, Tom Foley of Washington...

    " ... The incident, itself, was controversial ... a part of the increasing partisan infighting that has plagued the Congress ever since. The original charges were filed by Newt Gingrich in 1988 and their effect propelled Gingrich's own career ... to the Speaker's chair ...

    "Michael Parenti, critic of the national security state, attributed Wright's forced resignation to the critical questions he was raising in the late 1980s with regard to CIA covert actions in Nicaragua.

    Wright had not only criticized Reagan's policy, but taken the extremely unusual step of entering into negotiations with the Nicaraguan government as speaker [by HIMSELF, it should be noted].

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    1. System abuse by family members of Democratic politicians has a long and storied history, Nancy Pelosi's "Mom" being but one. It's viewed as a "generational" privilege, with many of them.

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    2. ...and I don't even need to cite, "Hillary Clinton", do I?

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    3. Do you need to cite Her Heinous? Certainly NOT! I see her as a veritable reincarnation of CALIGULA. };-)>

      'Nuff said!

      Although failure to cite The Katastrophic Kennedy Klan (KKK ;-) for malevolent, self-serving manipulation of the political process is surely a lapse, if we're going to get into it.

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  9. Awesome, and I am proud to say this work debuted at Western Hero!

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    1. Thank you, but after all it was your post yesterday that inspired it, my friend, although thoughts leading in this direction sprang to mind the minute I heard Tom Cotton's name rise to prominence in the context of his now-famous letter.

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  10. FreeThinke,
    Wish I was there with my banjo. It's an easy tune to play. In fact that famous opening everyone knows begins in G (open) with a reverse role, and you just go from there. If I had a guitar play I could harmonize vocals with, I'd knock it out for you.

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    1. SF,
      Ooooh! I'd love to hear that!

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    2. Glad I wrote something in verse that finally turned you on. ;-) Amazing how that Land of Cotton business just rolled off the top of me 'ead in less than six minutes day before yesterday.

      If you think you can handle

      No way! No way!
      Should that damned fool Obama
      Run anything bigger than a shoe shine stand
      Reject, Barack Obama!


      the line in bold ialics without stumbling please be my guest and go ahead and record it, but promise you won't go all P. C. Wobbly on me and change "shoe shine stand" to "taco stand" or "hot dog stand" or anything else less demeaning to our first black president. I'm very serious about that.

      I am FINISHED allowing these lousy stinking leftist creeps try to browbeat, bully, intimidate or otherwise stop me from being as impertinent and "offensive" as I choose. I wish you would take the pledge and join me.

      I isn't that I wish to hurt anyone, –– a mistaken, self-serving assumption on the part of the leftists and some craven compatriots –– but I am personally offended at the presumption of a "RIGHT to RULE" assumed by anyone who CLAIMS to be offended, when what he's REALLY doing is trying to put a gag order on ME and braces on my brain while exercising a non-existent "right" to maim, cripple and effectively bowdlerize our precious language -- the greatest treasure we've inherited from the past.

      I must add that the same rebellious, uncooperative streak would arise in me if we were suddenly forced once again to live under the Puritanical standards of the former Massachusetts Bay Colony, or the absurdly pretentious hypocritical restraints of the Victorian Era.

      Like Jefferson "I am unalterably opposed to any form of tyranny over he mind of Man."

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  11. FYI: Dear little OKJimm dropped by to deposit one of his evil smelling turds, which Alas! seems to be all that pathetic excuse for a human being has to offer. As soon as I spotted it, our trusty poop scoop went into action, then the offended spot was generously flooded with cupful of undiluted Clorox -- a fate that awaits ALL who try to defile this blog with inappropriate commentary.

    Nevertheless, I want everyone to know that I find insults from Demons and Morons highly COMPLIMENTARY. I would start to worry if anyone of this revolting ilk ever said he LIKED anything I've written.

    That WOULD be an insult, indeed.

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    1. Marajuana is Medecin!!!March 15, 2015 at 6:42 PM

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  12. Of Senator Cotton some disapprove, his disregard for protocol absurd.

    His lack of respect for the Office of the
    Presidency most disconcerting.

    Does he (and his compatriots) not realize they open all future presidents to the same?

    Some fear a loss of credibility for the USA among other nations. Can we be trusted?

    Don't know if this comment is viewed as a "evil smelling turd" or not. Nor does it concern me. But there are many conservatives who view the 47 this way.

    Is it possible anymore to have an open honest discussion, absent platitudes or hyperbole, over serious issues? It really appears not.

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    1. All you have given us are the standard Progressive-Statist Talking Points on this issue, Les. (Yes, I know it's you, you cannot hide from my All-Knowing Mind and All Seeing Eye :-)

      As far as so-called "Conservatives" rejecting Tom Cotton's approach is concerned, allow me to say these are the lily-livered RINO's like John Boehner, Mitch McConnell, John McCain, Orrin Hatch, the Bush Family, the Northeastern Faux-Republicans, limp-wristed fake conservative commentators like Bill Kristol and other Establishment types who zealously keep the GOP impotent, ineffectual and virtually moribund, because they offer no meaningful opposition at all to the vile Democratic initiatives threatening to sink the good ship America and send her to the bottom once and for all.

      Desperate times call for desperate measures, so NO, I am NOT willing to give those I regard as inimical to the best interests of our country an even break or cut them any slack at all.

      RON PAUL was the ONLY candidate who told the truth and stood up for sound fiscal policy, a more enlightened foreign policy, and a saner more workable approach o domestic social problems during the last series of presidential debates. Of COURSE, he had no more chance of prevailing in that stilted pageantry than proverbial snowball in hell has of survival, but AT LEAST he managed to find a way to stand up before the American Public and tell them the TRUTH -- something usually prohibited, chastised, mocked, scorned or severely punished in the dominant media culture that all0but completely controls American Politics. With the possible exception of Rudolf Guiliani, Ron Paul was the ONLY potential candidate with Vision and the courage of his Convictions.

      This country was FOUNDED on the colossal, notably "unseemly" effrontery of brilliant, passionate men of vision and great courage who were willing to risk EVERYTHING for a set of abstract IDEALS and PRINCIPLES in which they fervently believed.

      There was no room among the Founding Fathers for mealy-mouthed moderation and pusillanimous conformity to a status quo regarded as abhorrent by the authors of our REBELLION against the tyranny of King George III.

      Open REBELLION against powerful figures regarded as vile is as American as Motherhood and Apple Pie USED to be before lunching on Quiche Lorraine or chowing down on Tapas or Dim Sum, and drinking mocha latté at Starbucks became the new standard for a typical businessman's lunch. PHEW!

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    2. This country was FOUNDED on the colossal, notably "unseemly" effrontery of brilliant, passionate men of vision and great courage who were willing to risk EVERYTHING for a set of abstract IDEALS and PRINCIPLES in which they fervently believed.

      Yes, and now we have degenerates that have taken the founders enlightened liberal brilliance and packaged it as conservative ideals while finding new ways to bastardize the ideals they claim to cherish.

      BTW, with respect to Ron Paul, until very recently you would het little argument from this corner.

      Giuliani, a charlatan and untrustworthy as hell.

      Oh, and who is Les?

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    3. All right, Les. We've heard more than enough from you. Please take a hike to avoid the embarrassment of being thrown out on your ear.

      Buh bye!

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  13. Earlier this week, there was an outrage from the Left about 47 Republican Senators sending an open letter informing the leaders of Iran that any nuclear deal with the United States that failed to be approved by the Senate would likely expire in 2017, once President Barack Obama’s term ended.
    The letter enraged the Democrats, the Liberals, and the Progressives, who immediately began accusing the Republican Senators of treason for having the audacity to publish basic constitutional facts about how treaties work. However, these Democrats, Liberals, and Progressives seem to be a bit forgetful of the “treasonous” things that their own party was guilty of.
    And if you folks are forgetful of the facts I’m reffering to, let me remind you.

    So if the Congressmen that sent that to Iran that you found to be SO treasonous what do you call this?
    Senator Obama who was “The Democratic Candidate of president in 2008 Sent U.S. Secret Emissary To Iran Telling Them NOT TO NEGOTIATE WITH GEORGE BUSH – But To Wait For Him To Be Elected….

    The Swimmer also known as Ted Kennedy Secretly Asked The Soviets To Intervene In The 1984 Elections. Kennedy’s message was simple. He proposed an unabashed quid pro quo. Kennedy would lend Andropov a hand in dealing with President Reagan. In return, the Soviet leader would lend the Democratic Party a hand in challenging Reagan in the 1984 presidential election. “The only real potential threats to Reagan are problems of war and peace and Soviet-American relations,” the memorandum stated. “These issues, according to the senator, will without a doubt become the most important of the election campaign.” So, Did Ted Kennedy seek the Soviets help in effort to defeat Ronald Reagan? You can bet your bippy he did. Kind of like left wing Watergate, huh?
    So whenever the name Ted Kennedy comes up... all I can think of is " GOD BLESS YOU MARY JO KOPECHNE... you kept Ted Kennedy out of the White House".

    So please tell us again about these Senator’s who are Fools and idiots, Disgraceful and Irresponsible!

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    1. Where is your PROOF of these allegations? Without some sort of reliable documentation we can't accept this just because you presented it here sans bibliography.

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    2. Major Dick PeckerwoodMarch 15, 2015 at 6:39 PM

      Here is the requested link, Mr. FreeThinke:

      5 Times Democrats Undermined Republican Presidents with Foreign Governments

      It's well worth the read, sir.

      MAJOR PECKERWOOD SENDS

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  17. Do you people never tire of mud wrestling along the lines of 'Dumbocrats v. Repugnants'? Kindergarten is more civilised.

    "Oh, I wish I lived where young Tom Cotton
    Ran the show, and D’Rats rotten
    Stayed away! Stayed away!
    From destroying our Land."


    I think your Land will be saved the moment you realise that BOTH sides of the aisle are being controlled by essentially the same scorched earth capitalist elites, whether they be Big Oil, Big Techno, Big Military or Big Zionism (list not exclusive). You've made your bed by allowing Big Bucks to be made the equivalent of free speech, now you're gonna have to lie on it, probably believing you're defending some lofty ideal or somefink.

    Watching 'grassroots' US political 'debate' is like watching two dogs fight over a bone while a third one struts off with it.

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    1. Of course. You may remember that Little Ol' ME is the one who has consistently denounced what-I-call "The Oligarchs" for years and have taken a lot of flack for it from fellow conservative-libertarians who dismiss Insight, Instinct and imagination and trust only STATISTICS!

      !#$#%*!#@$#)$#?!@#(#$)}?(*^@!!!%@"??]{$%=|@!!!!

      HOWEVER, I suggest you make more of an effort to appreciate satirical HUMOR when you see it. We cannot afford to be deadly serious ALL the time "In that way madness lies."

      In case you've not noticed -- and I've long been sure you had -- I just LOVE irritating the you-know-what out of the Libitches and Libasturds.

      I agree there is a de facto conspiracy among a hugely powerful coterie of Elite Internationalists who have no allegiance to anything but MONEY and to THEIR ACCURSED SELVES, but the false-conservatives who play the role the STUPID Party are insufferable, but the so-called Progressives, who pay the role of the EVIL Party with consummate skill and uncommon verve are the villains we really LOVE to HATE.

      Metaphorically tweaking their noses and kicking them in the shins gives me no end of pleasure. It's downright SOUL SATISFYIN' in fact. };-)>

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  18. FT, I have neither "remembered" nor "noticed" much about this blog, as I'm very new to it. I have no significant 'memory' of it.

    Mudslinging can be much fun, of course. I'm sure Freud would have something to say about that...

    Re. Tom Cotton, whatever you think about him I'm fairly sure he has embryonic plans for the presidency, given a couple more decades. At that point he'll become as beholden to the Oligarchs as Obama/Bush etc etc. Bought and sold. Dr Faust remains as actual as its most ancient versions.

    The US of A needs a 'revolution'. But it won't come from those religiously getting their news from the MSM (of whatever stripe). And if it doesn't come, the capitalist 'revolution' will devour its own children and then choke itself.

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