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Sunday, March 11, 2012

On The Employment Front

As I've stated in the past, one can get really confused by paying too close attention to the monthly release of the  federal Bureau of Labor Statistics unemployment rate and its underpinnings.   This last month 227,000 jobs were created and the unemployment rate remained the same.

Huh?

By the same token, job creation was virtually stagnant the month before and the unemployment rate plummeted.

Huh?

My head gets to hurting really bad.

That's why I recommended - and have recommended for a long time - that everyone concentrate on employment - and skip the whole unemployment exercise-in-futility all together.

With that said, how was February?

Well, listen to Obama and you'll believe that manna reigned down from heaven last month.

But he's not to be believed.

The actual statistics?

In fact America did darn good.

We have a long way to go to get back to the numbers that we were churning out last decade.  But let's hope this is a trend and not a blip.

Here's to our employers.  Ya done good.


The Left Now Trivializes The Word 'Slut'

So why is it okay for a friend of Obama to call Sarah Palin a twat but not okay for Rush Limbaugh to call Sandra Fluke a slut?

According to the man who took $1 million in Obama's name from that friend - and who is not going to give it back under any circumstances -  the difference is this:

"The notion that there's an equivalence between what a comedian has said over the course of his career and what the de facto leader of the Republican Party said to sexually degrade a woman who engaged in an important debate of time is crazy."

Bill Maher is a comedian and Rush Limbaugh is (something he's not).

But wait.  Even that won't fly.

Rush will tell you that he is - first and foremost - an entertainer.   And a darn good one if his daily audience count is any indicator.

So Maher and Limbaugh are in the same business.

To Bill Burton, co-founder of Priorities USA Action, the Super Pac that will not return the million dollars to the former, the same man who has a real - well, professed - problem with the latter ...

... want to come up with a different excuse?

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Then there are those of the cunt-acceptance persuasion who see a distinction in the fact that Sandra Fluke is a private citizen and Sarah Palin - the "slut" - is not.  So liberals can call Palin whatever they want with impunity.

A fair point.  Except it's not.

While Fluke may have been a private citizen a month ago, her decision to testify before members of Congress in a filmed hearing changed that.  As she surely expected it to.  And was probably hoping it would.

Private?

Not no more.

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I suppose it could be argued that Fluke thought she would remain "a private citizen" and wasn't expecting cameras to be rolling, what with her showing up at the hearing looking like this:



Surely she didn't expect anyone to be looking at her.  Surely.

Ever heard the term "VO5," sweetheart?

Or "hairbrush"?

Or bathtub?

Come to think of it, is her need for assistance in paying for all those contraceptives she intends to use wishful thinking?

Do us all a favor.  Take a shower before you go out in public next time, for God's sake.  And spend a few minutes at the local Fantastic Sams.

Yeesh.

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Note: Before anyone criticizes me for picking on this virginal "private citizen," deal with this: A Google search this morning of the words "Sandra Fluke" produces 168,000 hits.  Private?  Try again.

The Left Now Trivializes Rape

They'll do anything to protect Planned Parenthood.  Including the derogation of those who experienced the worst possible - and most violent - and most vile - act of assault a woman could experience.

"Doonesbury" creator - and leftist in good standing - Garry Trudeau is the latest to demean those thousands and thousands of women who have been raped:

Garry Trudeau Likens Pre-Abortion Sonogram to Rape: ‘You Tell Me The Difference’

The difference between a common medical procedure and compelling a woman through physical force to have sex against her will?  An act most often resulting in harm to the victim?

In fact, this cretin knows the difference.  He simply doesn't care.

He doesn't care.

Obama Gets a Pass

We were treated several years ago to the whimsical argument that Barack Obama - a seemingly intelligent guy - sat in the pews of Trinity United Church of Christ every Sunday for twenty years and never listened to Jeremiah Wright spew his hatred toward white people and toward the United States of America.

Every Sunday.  Twenty years.  Not a single word.

Maybe he was checking out the chicks.  Or maybe he was there to score some of that cocaine that he has admitted that he was slamming up his nose back when.

Who knows.

But that's the story and he - and his defenders - are sticking to it.  He never heard a word, somehow, that Jeremiah Wright was vomiting from the pulpit.

So along comes a video from an even earlier era of the same dude - Obama - giving a warm hug to (and an impassioned endorsement of) another black racist.  This one a Harvard professor.

And how do his apologists explain that one?

Same deal.  Nothing there.  Move along.

Hatemonger Jeremiah Wright was a mentor to Barack Obama.

Hatemonger Derrick Bell was a mentor to Barack Obama.

Yet neither exerted any influence on the man.

Oh, and William Ayres was just some guy who hung out at cocktail parties.

That's what they want you to believe.

You're welcome to be a tad disbelieving if you choose, however.

When You're Losing In The Arena Of Ideas ...

... this is how you react:

Jane Fonda and Gloria Steinem Call for FCC to Ban Rush Limbaugh

How they do hate him so.