Posts filed under ‘Tweet of the Day’

A Baby Hummer!

I would love to see a baby hummer in person:

Baby Hummer

June 21, 2014 at 3:08 PM Leave a comment

If Banks and Oil Companies Can Write Off Their Expense, Why Can’t Teachers?

This is what happens to the tax system when it’s permissible for corporate lobbyists to throw megabucks at people who are supposed to represent, ah, We the People. Hardscrabble teachers’ (and other) unions crawl on their hands and knees in an attempt to be heard but they aren’t.  They don’t have the

$5,000 bill

(Image via Wikipedia)

This is so wrong:

Tweet of the Day 5-10-14

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

May 10, 2014 at 7:11 PM 1 comment

The Heart of What Ails Us

My Tweet of the Day is a big yep.  It’s complicated of course but in a nutshell, this is where we are:

Tweet of the Day 5-6-14

May 6, 2014 at 6:47 PM Leave a comment

Imagine

How the Dutch prime minister arrived to meet President Obama today:

Dutch PM arriving to meet pres Obama

(Via.)

April 23, 2014 at 8:51 AM Leave a comment

People: Conservatives Hate You

My Tweet of the Day.  (BTW, Josh Barro is a conservative so he should know.)

Tweet of the Da 4-17-14

That said, poor people (which includes a wide swath of us now), keep on voting for conservatives because God, gays, guns, equal pay for them bitches, teachers who are brainwashing your kids, ranchers who are stealing grazing fees from We the People tryin’ to live life as Benjamin Franklin said and oh yeah, the IRS, Benghazi, letter carriers and that black guy.

As Alan Grayson (D-FL) said, if you get sick, shut-up and die.  Fast.  Don’t bother us, don’t make noise and don’t make a mess.

April 17, 2014 at 6:40 PM 1 comment

Since When Don’t We Pay Overtime for Overtime Work?

I’m so old I remember when it was unthinkable not to pay overtime if someone ah, worked overtime, especially those workers who were paid hourly.  So how in the hell did we get to where we are today?  Oh wait.  I know.  Greed.

My Tweet of the Day:

Tweet of the Day 3-13-14

March 13, 2014 at 12:04 PM Leave a comment

Rupert Murdoch Solves Mystery Behind Missing Malaysian Jet

Amazing how a guy who claims to be in the news business (as in reporting facts) jumps to so many conclusions here in two sentences:

Murdoch Tweet 3-9-14)

Maybe he’s high.

March 9, 2014 at 10:36 AM 3 comments

Monaco is a VERY Small Country

My Tweet of the Day:  The outline of the country of Monaco superimposed on a map of Newark Airport.  To say the least, it’s tiny:

Monaco a very small country

March 7, 2014 at 12:34 PM Leave a comment

One of Those Things That Causes You to Break Out in a Sweat

Ooh.  Poor guy (my Tweet of the Day):

Tweet of the Day 3-4-14

(Via.)

March 4, 2014 at 5:35 PM Leave a comment

Treating Kids as Adults

My Tweet of the Day.  Think about it.  Makes sense to me.  Kind of like sending kids off to die in the Vietnam War without having the right to vote:

Tweet of the day 2-18=14

February 18, 2014 at 8:08 PM Leave a comment

About Scary Black Men

Excellent point (my Tweet of the Day):

Tweet of the Day 2-15-14

 

February 15, 2014 at 10:51 AM Leave a comment

About Last Night’s Debate Between Bill Nye “The Science Guy” and Ken Ham, the Creationist

As for that debate, here’s my Tweet of the Day which is so spot on:

Tweet of the Day 2-5-14

February 5, 2014 at 8:50 PM Leave a comment

The .001%ers are Wringing Their Hands at Davos

My Tweet of the Day:

Tweet of the Day 1-23-14

January 23, 2014 at 9:18 PM Leave a comment

What if Al Qaeda Poisoned 300,000 Americans?

My Tweet of the Day:

Tweet of the Day 1-21-14

The corporatocracy keeps us in a state of fear (they can control us that way), but they keep us in a state of fear of things that are less likely to harm us than it.

January 21, 2014 at 9:29 PM Leave a comment

About Those Abortion Clinic Buffer Zones

You probably heard that the Supreme Court heard oral arguments yesterday for and againa Massachusetts law that mandates a protective buffer zone around abortion clinics to allow patients unimpeded access, indicating they may strike it down as unconstitutional as demanded by anti-abortion protesters.”

To that, I say this — my Tweet of the Day:

Tweet of the Day 1-16-14

January 16, 2014 at 10:59 AM 2 comments

Don’t You Just Hate Those Lazy Bums on Unemployment?

Here’s the GOP’s thinking in trying to make us all hate those lazy leeches on food stamps and unemployment insurance:

Tweet of the Day 1-12-14

For God’s sake people, let’s not fall for it.

January 12, 2014 at 2:36 PM Leave a comment

What Fox Doesn’t Cover is as Telling as What it Does

Chris Christie is a Republican.

Tweet of the Day 1-9-14

 

 

January 9, 2014 at 12:34 PM Leave a comment

How Real Men Shoot Animals

My Tweet of the Day (bravo!):

Tweet of the Day 1-8-14

January 8, 2014 at 2:17 PM Leave a comment

Ain’t No Gay People Shovin’ Anything Down My Throat

I live in Colorado where gays and lesbians were given the right to “civil unions” (which do not include the full legal benefits of marriage that heterosexual couples enjoy) as of May 1, 2013.  So far, not one single “homosexual” has tried to “shove” their “agenda” down my throat.

Not only that, my brother’s gay and hey, I see and talk to him all the time and nada, zip from him either.  As a matter of fact, nothing’s changed at all.

So I have no idea what these bigots are talking about:

Gay Agenda via

And I suspect they don’t have any idea what they’re talking about either.

Years ago we had a neighbor who wore a really tacky T-shirt that said, “Powered by Beer.”  Guys like these remind me of that, but in this case their T-shirt would read something like:  “Powered by Fear,” or “Powered by Ignorance.”

At this point, thank goodness, they’re essentially talking into the wind.

January 5, 2014 at 5:44 PM Leave a comment

Threaten To Assassinate the President, Get a Spot on Fox

My Tweet of the Day

Tweet of the Day 1-3-13Here’s the article linked to in the tweet:  Fox’s Benghazi Expert Endorsed Assassinating Obama Last Week.

I remember seeing Michael Scheuer interviewed over the years.  Lately, he really seems to have gone off his rocker.  But hey, if he thinks it’d be cool to assassinate the president, Fox is bound to love him.

January 3, 2014 at 3:28 PM Leave a comment

Tweet of the Year

 

Tweet of the Day 12-31-13I second that.

December 31, 2013 at 5:04 PM Leave a comment

Republicans Kick a Million+ Lazy Ass Americans Off Their Unemployment Insurance

Got that?  Earlier this month, Republicans refused to extend unemployment insurance to more than a million Americans because they’re lazy a++holes and if we coddle them they’ll just keep on keepin’ on sucking the tit of the American taxpayer.

Dear god of the universe:  If only we really did have a liberal media here in the U.S., they’d be screaming about this<—-  <—-:

—->  —–>

GOP not working-

And if we had Democrats here in the U.S. who made some serious noise, who had guts and a willingness to stand up to the corporatocarcy (thank you Justice Roberts and your ruling on Citizens United), We the People might stand a chance…

 

December 28, 2013 at 8:44 PM 2 comments

Tweet of the Day

My Tweet of the Day (well, actually, yesterday) from the Indiana Pacers’ (professional basketball team) Roy Hibbert:

Tweet of the Day 12-14-13Ouch.

I can’t resist adding this comment from a Pat McAfee of the “Pat McAfee Show” (must be a radio guy):

Tweet of the Day2 12-14-13

 

December 14, 2013 at 3:28 PM 1 comment

Guy Who’s on TV a Lot: Elites Are Smarter Than the “Average Person”

Ah yes, my Tweet of the Day, from Josh Barro, the politics editor at BusinessInsider.com.  This is the thinking of a guy who’s on the tube a lot, telling We the Little People how our economy should work:

Josh Barro via Josh Barro on Twitter

(Image via Josh Barro on Twitter)

There is so much wrong with this:

Tweet of the Day 12-4-13

December 4, 2013 at 2:05 PM Leave a comment

Donald Trump — Capturing the Spirit of the Season

My Tweet of the Day (by “losers” I think he means anyone worth less than $10 or $15 million):

Donald Trump tweet of the Day 11-26-13

November 27, 2013 at 2:42 PM 5 comments

About That Deal With Iran

The bomb-bomb-bomb, bomb-bomb-Iraners are having a fit today.  If there’s one thing they hate more than making sure Americans have health insurance, it’s taking bombing Iran off the table, even if only temporarily.

My Tweet of the Day:

Tweet of the Day 11-24-13

November 24, 2013 at 6:10 PM Leave a comment

I’ll Take a Good Old Fashion Paper Map Over a Map App Any Day

Here’s why (and I’ve heard story after story about incidents like this):

Tweet of the Day re Map Apps 11-23-13

 

November 23, 2013 at 7:53 PM Leave a comment

Whut? Malcolm X?

Aye yie yie:

Tweet of the Day 11-20-13

November 20, 2013 at 11:35 AM Leave a comment

The Bungled Obamacare Rollout Isn’t Obama’s Katrina

Hey “liberal media:”  Stop adopting the ridiculous and insulting memes the wingnutosphere rolls out, okay?  Stop normalizing crazy.

Geezus.

O'Care Rollout isn't Katrina

 

 

 

November 15, 2013 at 10:13 AM Leave a comment

You Ain’t Seen Nothin’ Yet Sarah

There’s this: Sarah Palin said she’s “taken aback” by Pope Francis’ “liberal” statements.

And then there’s this, my Tweet of the Day:

11-14-13She’s going to be really ah, “taken aback” then.

November 14, 2013 at 2:58 PM Leave a comment

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