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Monday, April 4, 2011 at 10:05pm

 

It's going to be a long four years...remember jobs? [Tort reform] is not a jobs proposal, no matter what [Gov. Bill Haslam] says. No one will be employed. Fred [Thompson] is even against it.

Haslam is all hat, no cattle.

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By: Captain Nemo on 4/5/11 at 3:24

Good morning
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By: Captain Nemo on 4/5/11 at 3:24

This must be Harlem’s hat trick. Fred Thompson is in fact against it, saying that if any doctor or business is that irresponsible to cause damages then they need to be held responsible and pay for it.

By: HokeyPokey on 4/5/11 at 4:48

Aye Cap'n

Why is it that the Republicans are so gung-ho about "personal responsibility" for certain classes of citizens, but want to absolve bidness from being similarly accountable?

Oh, I forgot: Campaign Contributions. I think I need more coffee to clarify my thinking.

HP

By: Loner on 4/5/11 at 4:59

Good morning, Nashville!

It looks like the politicians in the TN statehouse and Governor's mansion are fixated on two major items:

1. Getting Creationism into the public schools.

2. Stopping the "homo sexual agenda".

That's about all that these godly theocrats can handle at one time. Solving actual problems and addressing serious issues is beyond their comprehension and understanding.

By: dargent7 on 4/5/11 at 5:11

3. Guns everywhere. No exemptions. No restrictions.
4. No wine in groceries. Not now, not ever.

By: Loner on 4/5/11 at 5:15

I forgot, the third major item on the political agenda:

3. Keeping Sharia Law out of Tennessee.

I think that pretty much sums up the current situation.

By: Loner on 4/5/11 at 5:17

OK Darge, I posted before seeing your #3 & #4 agenda items....Keeping Sharia Law out of TN is therefore #5 in their five-point program.

By: Loner on 4/5/11 at 5:25

Off Topic: We got frogs croaking and we got songbirds singing....flowers are popping up, here and there....does this indicate global warming?

By: Loner on 4/5/11 at 5:39

I gotta run and do some errands; if you get bored, I posted a new journal entry last night....enjoy!

http://new-york-loner.livejournal.com/

By: govskeptic on 4/5/11 at 5:48

The only jobs that will be created will be by those companies that can increase
the risky behavior they can take with both employees and the public and have
their assets protected by the new law! "Job creation" as part of the spin for
this bill is just that "PR" only!

By: dargent7 on 4/5/11 at 5:49

Loner: It's more like keeping mosques off all city street corners.
People living here wouldn't know Shar'ia Law if it bit them in the arse.

By: house_of_pain on 4/5/11 at 6:15

"Ow! Somethin' bit me!"
-Forrest Gump

By: yogiman on 4/5/11 at 7:02

Its funny. Haslam has only been in office a few short months and is already being "cussed at" for his office. Yet, Obama has been in office for over two years and has been almost praised for his spending us deeper into debt.

Must be a bunch of 'Demoncraps' out there.

By: Loner on 4/5/11 at 7:12

Back on duty...let's rumble!

By: dargent7 on 4/5/11 at 7:34

Loner: We had several tornados yesterday..Cool Springs. 60-80 mph winds around Nashville. Lot of fallen trees where House and I live. About 4 blocks apart!
Power is still out for many around Nashville.
Lightening strike fire by Al Gore's house in Belle Meade.

By: Loner on 4/5/11 at 7:38

As long as we are diagnosing political maladies and prescribing remedies, let Doctor Loner examine the patient and state his analysis of the situation....

In my "professional opinion", the majority of Tennessee politicians suffer from a series of shared phobias; I define a "phobia" as the unnatural or unreasonable fear of a person, place or thing.

The observed phobias include:

Homophobia, Xenophobia, Epistemophobia, Gnosiophobia, and Sophophobia.

Homophobia: Fear of homosexuals.

Xenophobia: Fear of strangers.

Epistemophobia: Fear of knowledge.

Gnosiophobia: Fear of learning.

Sophophobia: Fear of wisdom.

That's my diagnosis. There is is no miracle cure for these maladies. Too old for effective behavioral therapy, the only option is to vote the poor bastards out of office and out of their misery. It's the merciful thing to do.

By: Loner on 4/5/11 at 7:45

Wow...that explains the tree that fell across state lines, as you guys were claiming yesterday...all the way across Nebraska, was it?

Good day to surf on the Cumberland?

I'ts pretty windy here, right now...on and off rain showers...overcast, but warmer than it has been. I took my old hound dog out to a local park this morning...where we cross-country ski....it's partially wooded. The old hound's nose was working overtime....tantalizing scents everywhere....Spring is upon us.

By: Captain Nemo on 4/5/11 at 7:55

From Friday;

GUARDIAN shows his lack of communication skills, by name calling anyone that has any brains as cockroaches. He reminds me of want-to-be-fear Tennessee Conservative. Both do not have any people skills.

By: Loner on 4/5/11 at 7:58

Here's a marketing idea that could rake in the cash?

Somebody needs to produce and market Tea Party brand tea bags...the tea would come in five different flavors, one for each of the five phobias that I listed, (Homophobia, Xenophobia, Epistemophobia, Gnosiophobia, and Sophophobia).

I can hear the radio announcer's melodic voice now..."Enjoy a boiling-hot pot of refreshing, Tea Party brand, Epistemophobia Tea.... with friends, or at work....you'll be foaming at the mouth for hours."

By: Captain Nemo on 4/5/11 at 8:06

I like that idea Loner.

You can save money by keeping using the same blend of tea for all of the flavors and they would never know the difference as long as you keep it changed the color on the tea bags.

By: Captain Nemo on 4/5/11 at 8:10

By: yogiman on 4/1/11 at 2:20
Haven't you ever heard of a personal opinion, gdiafante? Didn't think so. But I do have my personal opinion that I share with many others in our nation today.

This would explain yogi’s definition of my personal opinion is “I heard it” or his other great opinion “I read it”.

By: Loner on 4/5/11 at 8:13

That's a stellar idea, Captain Nemo. Same tea in all the bags, five differently colored tags for the five phobias. The back of the 6-sided tea-bag label, (the paper thing attached to the string, would feature the definition of the particular phobia. The string would remain lilly white.

By: Loner on 4/5/11 at 8:16

Yogi might enjoy all five "flavors" of the Tea Party brand Phobic Teas....there's a tempest in every teapot.

By: BenDover on 4/5/11 at 8:18

Hola, ¿cómo está todo el mundo hoy?

By: Captain Nemo on 4/5/11 at 8:21

By: yogiman on 4/5/11 at 8:02
Its funny. Haslam has only been in office a few short months and is already being "cussed at" for his office. Yet, Obama has been in office for over two years and has been almost praised for his spending us deeper into debt.
Must be a bunch of 'Demoncraps' out there.

Unlike the tea party the Democrats waited till after he was in office and not 6 months before he was sworn-in.

By: Captain Nemo on 4/5/11 at 8:22

Ben!! Were have you ben. (play on words)

By: BenDover on 4/5/11 at 8:25

Took a break for a while... I checked in once or twice over the past few weeks but the topic was Intelligent Design and I didn't want to get dragged into that one.

By: Loner on 4/5/11 at 8:28

Por último, un verdadero campeón llega, para la batalla.

Bravo!

By: house_of_pain on 4/5/11 at 8:28

Mornin', Dr. Dover.

By: Captain Nemo on 4/5/11 at 8:32

By: yogiman on 4/4/11 at 1:43
And as I said to you on Friday, brrrrk. If you she a my name, don't read the post. It's none of your business.

Just show your intelligence and ignore it.
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Now..."If you she a my name...don't read the ost. It's none of your business".

This makes a whole lot of since to a yogi, but I am having a hard time following. However I am sure that his response will be something like…”If I was half as smart as you think you are then…..

By: BenDover on 4/5/11 at 8:32

Yo no soy digno de tal elogio de mi amigo.

By: BenDover on 4/5/11 at 8:33

Good Morning to you, House.

By: Captain Nemo on 4/5/11 at 8:34

I understand Ben, but that subject is likely to be back again and again.

By: BenDover on 4/5/11 at 8:34

How's tricks, my friends?

By: Loner on 4/5/11 at 8:36

Ask and thou shalt receive....just yesterday I was lamenting the fact that the right was represented by the Bud & Yogi show...."where are the heavyweights?"...I asked.

The Gods must have heard my plaintiff wail...Doctor Dover is here.

Would you like to order some novel, conversation-starting tea-bags, Ben? We need to test the product on someone with good taste.

By: BenDover on 4/5/11 at 8:38

The uber-faithful always try to quash debate Nemo... the pious and atheists alike.

By: Loner on 4/5/11 at 8:40

Now, if only Serr8d and Bnakat were to come in now, for tea...and strumpets...I mean crumpets.

Stand by House, Nemo and D7...Dover's good...damn good...we may have to quadruple-team him.

By: Captain Nemo on 4/5/11 at 8:43

quadruple-team him

That sounds sexual, Loner. ;-)

By: house_of_pain on 4/5/11 at 8:44

I'm only gonna be on here for a few more minutes, Loner.
I'm about to be busier than a one-legged man in an a$$-kicking contest.

Ben, everyone has been invited to join our Sunday coffee & misfits group @ Star Bagel.

By: BenDover on 4/5/11 at 8:44

It boils down to a brew of proximate reason vs. the forgotten lessons sewn into culture, loner. Neither side thinks it needs the other; or, much less, finds the other beneficial.

By: Captain Nemo on 4/5/11 at 8:45

bnakat and serr8d can do themselves. wink wink.

By: Loner on 4/5/11 at 8:47

Dover expounds: "The uber-faithful always try to quash debate Nemo... the pious and atheists alike."

OK, I agree. Both sides feel that the issue is already settled, it's just that the other side is too stupid to recognize and understand that fact. To the "Ubers" and "Hypers" out there, there is no need to waste time with a debate. Both extremes believe the other to be nothing more than a bunch of smug ideologues...on that point, they are both right.

By: BenDover on 4/5/11 at 8:48

take care, house. I may take you up on the Bagel thing, though I usually enjoy fine dining at the Hermitage Cafe on Sundays for brunch.

By: Captain Nemo on 4/5/11 at 8:50

Smile when you call me uber-faithful.

By: Loner on 4/5/11 at 8:52

House, git crackin'...keep paying your Social Security premiums...and send those cards & letters via the US Postal Service....parcels too, if it shits it flips...or something like that. Remember, old Loner is riding that gravy train....third boxcar...midnight train.

Again, I enjoyed the cell-phone link-up with you hombres last Sunday.

By: BenDover on 4/5/11 at 8:53

Nice that we can agree on that loner and an even nicer turn of phrase about them both being right... oh, how I so enjoy this forum at times.

By: house_of_pain on 4/5/11 at 8:55

11:30 am...just d7, Nemo, & me so far, but judy is threatening to show up this week.

By: BenDover on 4/5/11 at 8:55

The main distinction between the atheists and the pious is that the pious admit their belief is based on faith.

By: Loner on 4/5/11 at 8:56

Thank you, Doctor Dover...you inspire me....or does that sounds queer?

By: BenDover on 4/5/11 at 8:57

Does Star Bagel allow concealed carry?