June 11, 2015

A few items while appreciating the little monsoony-break we got here in the Valley of the Sun; now it’s back to a more typical pattern of triple-digit days.

You read this kind of drivel and wonder what Kool-aid is being drank out in liberal land. I mean, can you at least wipe the drool off your face?

Which reminds me: is there any level of corruption, graft, shakedowns, and greed the Clintons can engage in before Democrats say enough is enough and can’t hold their noses any longer? I mean, is Hillary really the best the Dems have? If that’s truly the case, that’s a pretty sad state of affairs if you ask me. Sure, she may win in 2016 (and maybe that’s all that matters to Dems), but what if she doesn’t? Hillary is poison, and I for one don’t see the voters that enthusiastically scrambled to the polls to elect Barack Obama twice doing the same for her. I’m not alone.

Along those same lines, I would really like to see someone – anyone – in the current Republican field of challengers speak to African-American voters. I know it’s a case of getting the best bang out of your political buck (and, frankly, there’s no small amount of blame to be had on both sides) but after eight years of divisive politics it’s time for the GOP to speak with a message that speaks to the concerns of black voters? Between pushing for more illegal immigration and a $15 minimum wage, Democrats are on the wrong side of issues that will directly impact the ability of African-Americans to find work; it’s up to the GOP to convince voters what they would do to increase opportunities for work and upward mobility in the African-American community.

Heads up to Rob and folks along the Texas-Louisiana gulf coast: Joe Bastardi of weatherbell.com has been calling for possible tropical development in the Gulf by the end of this weekend or early next week. Weatherbell operates off of models based on past years, and he’s concerned about a repeat of 1957 and a Hurricane Audrey scenario. Sure hope he’s wrong.

My oh my are the Red Sox painful to watch these days. I mean, how can a team with Hanley Ramirez, Mike Napoli, David Ortiz, Dustin Pedroia, and Pablo Sandoval NOT hit? And it happens night after night. It’s sad to see, even sadder to realize there’s not a whole lot the front office can do about it. You can’t fire the whole team, and it’s the front office that has assembled this dysfunctional group. It could be a very long summer at Fenway.

I’m totally in favor of this. The fact Rep. Rouzer can’t get a majority of Republicans behind him tells you just how much Washington is a cesspool. And that includes Speaker John Boeher and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. These people are a joke.

Filed in: Uncategorized by The Great White Shank at 02:40 | Comment (1)
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  1. Shank:

    The Red Sox are pathetic!

    Can you bring the Tiki Bar to Goodboys
    this year? Looking Good.

    Cubby.

    Comment by Ron "Cubby" Myerow — June 11, 2015 @ 3:26 pm


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