September 6, 2014

A few thoughts and comments while wishin’ and hopin’ for a big rain coming this way starting tomorrow.

As Gomer Pyle used to say, “well Surprise, Surprise!” Actually, the only ones who wouldn’t have seen this coming are the ever-shrinking number of Obamabots who still think Dear Leader is the culmination of all their hopes and dreams. Cynical doesn’t begin to describe just how this White House puts politics above everything. I’m with NRO’s Jim Geraghty on this one: every Republican candidate for office between now and November should be flooding the airwaves with ads saying if you don’t believe in the coming amnesty, the only way to express your opinion to the White House is by voting for them.

…of course, the White House is anything but dumb – they know what the polls have been saying, so this is also their chance to say to their base, “look, if you believe in amnesty for illegals we need you to get to the ballot boxes in November and show the country that our agenda is what you want to see happen”. I’m not sure how that will play in the states where Democratic candidates already have an uphill battle, but with the last set of elections before the end of the President’s second term you’ve got to try everything in the kitchen sink.

Glad to see the Red Sox turn Thursday’s devastating loss to the Yankees around with a dramatic extra-innings victory on Friday night. Look, I know the games don’t mean anything at this point, but to lose to the Yankees the way they did on Thursday, with those two solo home runs in the bottom of the ninth, was as depressing as it gets. If it were against, say, the Orioles or the Royals I could handle it, but to hear those obnoxious shmucks on the YES Network and their endless prattling about “Jeets” and long-forgotten Yankee teams of yesteryear, and that insipid “SEE YA!” home run call by whomever that idiot Yankee play-by-play guy was just too much to take. Damned good thing there wasn’t a sharp knife available or I would have slit my wrists.

Couldn’t agree more with what Bill O’Reilly said the other night. With American journalists being beheaded, ISIS, Vladimir Putin invading Ukraine and threatening sovereign countries, and all the other turmoil in the world going on it’s comforting to know our State Department can trot out true “heavyweights” like Jen Psaki and Marie Harf to firmly and without equivocation communicate U.S. policy towards the enemies of freedom in the world. Look, for all I know they may be very nice people, but my God – my Tewksbury Memorial High School commencement speaker had more gravitas than these two Ivy League elitists. One can only imagine what ol’ Vlad must be thinking when he sees these two lightweights communicating American foreign policy.

Back to the possibility of that big rain coming our way – Gordie sung it best.

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