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Time to get arting…

Okay, y’all, it’s time to make some political art. A couple of you have nicked the Sarah Palin sidebar graphic — and you’re welcome to it — but the black and white motif really doesn’t cut it on most blogs.

I’m going to use this thread to throw up some art in (whuuulllllf). Take whatever you like; edit if you’re so inclined (.psd’s available on request). Put it on a coffee mug. Spread it around. Ideas gratefully accepted.

We’ve only got a few weeks, so let’s get propagandifyin’!

 

 

 

You know who I’m endorsing, right?

sock it to me

Comments


Comment from S. Weasel
Time: September 2, 2008, 10:35 am

Nicked off JohnMcCain.com. A little editing and I fixed it:

mccain-palin button

Anybody recognize the McCain/Palin font? I thought it was Bank Gothic, but it’s not.

 


Comment from apotheosis
Time: September 2, 2008, 11:11 am

I would buy and wear a T-Shirt of the sidebar graphic if it was technicolorified. And silkscreened.

aaaaand…Optima

 


Comment from S. Weasel
Time: September 2, 2008, 11:13 am

The font is Optima (and I haven’t got it). A search of “mc cain campaign font” turns up designers being snarky about his font.

Sometimes I hate my tribe.

 


Comment from S. Weasel
Time: September 2, 2008, 11:16 am

Problem is, apotheosis, those wonderful candid shots are all too small for t-shirt graphics. They would look pixelated and horrible. I’m working on a color version of the sidebar graphic now, but the biggest I can find that photo of her is about 300 pixels wide. Printed at the usual resolution, that’s about one inch wide.

Now, I can do one that’s all graphicy and big enough for t-shirts, if you have a favorite slogan. Her standard campaign head-shot would work, too. I’m currently combing the net for more pictures — not surprisingly, more are coming online all the time — and *some* of them are large enough for print. Just not anything that moves me yet.

 


Comment from Gnus
Time: September 2, 2008, 11:28 am

Ooh, ooh, Sweaselart. You go, yer stoatliness. Us minions are right behind ya.

Ummmm, figuratively speaking, of course.

I saw a good one over the weekend. Obama’s “O” on a blue field. Maybe his web site background image. It said “Over”. Simple, but to the point. My kind of bumper sticker.

I can figure out where I see’d it (maybe, probably), if you want.

 


Comment from S. Weasel
Time: September 2, 2008, 11:31 am

barracudawhite

If anybody needs down-sizing help, lemme know.

 


Comment from S. Weasel
Time: September 2, 2008, 11:39 am

For folks with a black color scheme:

barracuda-black

The font is Bank Gothic. I’ll have to buy Optima when I get home.

 


Comment from S. Weasel
Time: September 2, 2008, 11:50 am

I have no idea what you would use this one for, I just liked the picture.

alaska

 


Comment from apotheosis
Time: September 2, 2008, 12:01 pm

PALIN.

Experienced, because Polar Bears are basically terrorists.

 


Comment from S. Weasel
Time: September 2, 2008, 12:29 pm

Heh. I went looking for a polar bear pic, and they were all so gosh-darned cute. For man eaters.

 


Comment from armybrat
Time: September 2, 2008, 1:08 pm

loved that button so much I had to share it with GCP! thanks!

 


Comment from Scubafreak
Time: September 2, 2008, 1:19 pm

apotheosis – Christopher Walken says “Cowbell – Polar Bears need more of it”….

ok, I know it was lame, but this is the first day back at work after a holiday, so gimme a break. πŸ™‚

 


Comment from S. Weasel
Time: September 2, 2008, 1:20 pm

That ‘first day back’ stuff hurts like a bastard, doesn’t it? My alarm clock went off and I said very bad words this morning.

It doesn’t help that my alarm clock crows like a rooster.

 


Comment from S. Weasel
Time: September 2, 2008, 1:26 pm

If they’re going to sneer at your candidate for being a beauty queen, I say OWN IT:

teh awesome

Update: this one is apparently a fake. An old fake, that pre-dates her candidacy. But, hey, what the hell…it ain’t exactly unflattering, is it?

 


Comment from Sean M.
Time: September 2, 2008, 1:40 pm

I do believe I will vote for Sarah “Barracuda” Palin. And that old guy. Whatshisname. “Grumpy Joe,” I think.

 


Comment from Scubafreak
Time: September 2, 2008, 1:51 pm

Stoaty – Mine too. Maybe I should find the rock and roll chicken, the one that sings you awake.

Schroedinger used to wake me up a few minutes before the alarm, but since he recieved outdoor privilages this weekend, he’s been alot more laid back. He hardly ever mauls me anymore.

 


Comment from S. Weasel
Time: September 2, 2008, 1:52 pm

Outdoor privileges! Oh, yes. I totally believe in ’em, but they sure do strain the nerves. The first all-nighter is a misery.

 


Comment from apotheosis
Time: September 2, 2008, 2:05 pm

meh.

 


Comment from Lemur King
Time: September 2, 2008, 2:10 pm

The trick, boys and girls, to the first day back syndrome is simple.

Stay up till 5:30am – either real insomnia or faked – and then at least be able to point to a reason why you showed up to work today looking like Keith Richards.

Worked for me.

 


Comment from Rodent (no relation)
Time: September 2, 2008, 2:30 pm

Greetings Weasel & Minions,

Quick font tip:
Zapf Humanist 601 Bold is an Optima clone, looks very good on McCain posters.
It’s easy to find a free ttf to download.

(Sorry if this turns up as a double post, got a ‘bad response from server’ on the first try.)

 


Comment from Lemur King
Time: September 2, 2008, 2:31 pm

can someone tell me if I’m on crack when I say that this is beyond the pale? Three page one stories on her daughter. (per Drudge)

http ://www.nytimes.com/2008/09/02/us/politics/02vetting.html?_r=2&hp=&oref=slogin&pagewanted=print&oref=slogin

I guess in one way it means that she scares people but her daughter deserves some privacy.

 


Comment from S. Weasel
Time: September 2, 2008, 2:45 pm

Thank you, Rodent! I figured there’d be a freebie, but I didn’t know what it was. I’m kind of crap with type, frankly.

I feel really awful for Bristol, LK. The original rumors were bad enough — for a teenage girl, to be accused of looking pregnant when you ain’t is a pretty unkind cut — but now to have to work out her real pregnancy on a world stage. Jesus. Tough row to hoe. And so COMPLETELY out of bounds.

 


Comment from Allen
Time: September 2, 2008, 2:59 pm

It’s kind of funny though. These lunatics are thinking, “aha wait until the ‘wingers find out about this, that’ll turn ’em off.” It’s that caricature they have of conservatives.

They truly do not understand what average small town American life is like. They probably don’t even realize that half the town in Alaska probably knew the girl was pregnant, and a) doesn’t give a damn and it’s none of their business, b) have nothing but fond wishes for the girl and hopes it all works out for the best.

 


Comment from S. Weasel
Time: September 2, 2008, 3:02 pm

Yes, I posted that…somewhere today. I visit too many blogs. The left is forever fighting against the cartoon version of conservatives that they dreamed up in their heads. That’s why all their arrows misfire.

I don’t know. Maybe there is some prissy churchlady somewhere in 2008 who would hold this against Palin. But I bet the VAST majority of even the evangelical Christians are thinking, “poor kid. She’s going to have an uphill path for a while.”

 


Comment from Scubafreak
Time: September 2, 2008, 3:57 pm

I just got back from the cafeteria here at work, where it is MSNBC 24-7. Their new attempt is “Well, if she is Vice President, she won’t have time for her children. they will be totally destroyed by her neglect…..”

Yuck…

 


Comment from porknbean
Time: September 2, 2008, 4:06 pm

Yeah…and B.O.’s brother is living in a hut on less than 12 bucks a year. Brother’s keeper, my ass.
And Biden’s bro and son have two suits pending against them for swindling money out of their partner. Where is that 24 hour coverage?

 


Comment from Allen
Time: September 2, 2008, 4:13 pm

Scuba, you have to be kidding me. Pssst, hey media, us ‘winger dudes actually think women can do a job AND raise their kids. That whole stay-at-home thing you think we insist on? It’s not true.

 


Comment from Scubafreak
Time: September 2, 2008, 4:24 pm

Oh, no Allen. They were even bringing on “experts” to attest that the VP slot would completely remove ANY ability for her to care for her children, and that no MORAL woman would put her children into this position……..

After all, that might mean that **GASP** Their FATHER might have to step in, and THAT would be a DISASTER!!!!!

 


Comment from Allen
Time: September 2, 2008, 4:53 pm

Scuba, whoa, holy crap. Women with young children can’t be VP. That’s going to go over well with women. If they keep going like this they are going to actually drive women to the McCain camp. “Take a seat sweetie, this is over your paygrade.” I can hardly wait for that Biden moment. I know he’ll do something very much like it. Cause of that throbbing high IQ.

 


Comment from Scubafreak
Time: September 2, 2008, 4:56 pm

Yup. Lovely, isn’t it? MSNBC is developing a serious case of Foot-in-Mouth Disease.

Someone needs to tip off Michelle Malkin, if she doesn’t already know. I can’t do it here at work

 


Comment from Uncle Badger
Time: September 2, 2008, 5:00 pm

Hang on a moment… I thought teh Left was in favour of high-achieving wimmin?

 


Comment from bad cat robot
Time: September 2, 2008, 5:03 pm

Yay! It wasn’t nailed down and I stole it! Thanks, Weaz! I even forgive you for mentioning l-ma b-ns seven times on my blog.

(I sing bagpipe tunes with the vacuum cleaner. What does that attract? Besides thorazine darts, I mean.)

 


Comment from Dawn
Time: September 2, 2008, 5:04 pm

Yes, that was me on Sean Hannity, if any of you listen to his drivel. I made the point that Obama was just as qualified to be Vice President as Sarah Palin is. I think my humor was lost on Sean.

 


Comment from S. Weasel
Time: September 2, 2008, 5:08 pm

Bad cat robot! Snarkpatrol is you? I hadn’t realized. I’ll have to recognize you when I next touch my blogroll (I’m a real drama queen about my blogroll because I made it kind of a pain to edit). Are you a moron from Ace’s, or did you get here by some other route?

 


Comment from S. Weasel
Time: September 2, 2008, 5:09 pm

Really, Dawn? Shoot! I never listen to Hannity, but I listened to him for a while today…but not long enough to get to the callers. You wuz on the radio!

 


Comment from Pupster
Time: September 2, 2008, 5:10 pm

Badger,
Teh lefties are all for high achieving leftist (__fill in blank__).

Any kind of conservative tendency automatically discounts someone as ‘inauthentic’ to the left. (see also, Thomas, Clarence).

 


Comment from Dawn
Time: September 2, 2008, 5:14 pm

Yep, I’m famous now! Oh I guess it’s mean to say Sean Hannity’s drivel. I just haven’t forgiven him for his die-hard support of liberal Mitt Romney.

 


Comment from S. Weasel
Time: September 2, 2008, 5:23 pm

There’s something…not interesting about Hannity. Whenever I’ve listened to him (which isn’t often), I agree with him, but that’s not enough to be entertaining. I usually listen to Howie Carr in that timeslot — who I find very funny — but I get lousy reception on that station in the car, so I sometimes switch over to Hannity in the bad patches.

 


Comment from Allen
Time: September 2, 2008, 6:09 pm

I just love these media types, they’re so amusing. As weasel put it so well the other day, they’re like anthropologists studying our hand motions and hooting sounds.

Hey why isn’t this working?
I don’t know I’m pretty sure this is what they do.
Why don’t they care about this?
They should if I have their hooting down right.

Hey, the latest one is we should care because Palin supposedly was rumored to be part of the Alaska Independence dealy.

 


Comment from Scubafreak
Time: September 2, 2008, 6:22 pm

Well, it is official, Google video has just named Sarah Palin the first VPILF…….. πŸ™‚

 


Comment from bad cat robot
Time: September 2, 2008, 6:28 pm

Yes indeedy I am SnarkPatrol. I suspect it was through Ace that I found my way here, though I can’t really claim to be a moron in good standing. I mostly lurk. But youse guys are my kinda people–you know, nuttier than Aunt Erma’s fruitcake–so I am not too shy to comment. Oooo, inclusion on the Weasely Blogroll?? I must tell my mother. She’ll be so proud.

 


Comment from XBradTC
Time: September 2, 2008, 6:44 pm

Weas, Love the miniskirt photo. Is that really her, or P-shop? I’ve been scouring the net for pics of Sarah and haven’t seen that one. Please advise.

 


Comment from S. Weasel
Time: September 2, 2008, 6:58 pm

I’m not sure, Brad. If it’s a p’shop, I didn’t do it — and it’s pretty good. I had to zoom in close to cut out the scene behind her head, and nothing sore-thumbed to me. I’m a pretty cynical observer of ‘shops.

I love it! So many of these photos come from opposition blogs who think righties will be HORRIFIED to see Palin in a miniskirt, or standing over a dead moose, or stroking a bearskin rug, or whatever. Clueless.

I’m not sure “moron in good standing” is really a job description, badcat. It’s more like a diagnosis.

Oh, hey, while we’re on the subject…Scubafreak, is the cornfield just a site you hang out on, or is it something you want promoted? If I have to edit my hateful blogroll, I might as well do what I gotta.

 


Comment from Scubafreak
Time: September 2, 2008, 7:02 pm

Stoaty – Actually, I promote sweasel on the cornfield.

 


Comment from S. Weasel
Time: September 2, 2008, 7:38 pm

πŸ™‚

 


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Comment from Dawn
Time: September 2, 2008, 8:03 pm

Shucks, it’s a hoax….
http://www.museumofhoaxes.com/hoax/weblog/permalink/sarah_palin_in_a_miniskirt/
I was wondering why she would ruin those great shoes and outfit by wearing glasses.

 


Comment from LemurKing
Time: September 2, 2008, 8:04 pm

Scubafreak, VPILF is just way too over the top funny.

It just goes to show you that yes indeedy, the left has no idea what makes the right tick. All the things they think will set us off… aren’t.

Eh. Even if it is a hoax, it looks good and didn’t offend me in the least (Steeee-rike TWO!)

 


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Comment from Mrs. Peel
Time: September 2, 2008, 11:12 pm

Weas, just wanted to say again that you are totally right about the lefties trying (and failing) to speak our language.

For example, I never even heard of arugula before Obama’s reference to it, and I certainly can’t afford to shop at Whole Foods.

 


Comment from Anonymous
Time: September 2, 2008, 11:52 pm

VPILF. Heh.

Her and that old guy win, I predict VPILF will make it into the dictionary.

 


Comment from jwpaine
Time: September 2, 2008, 11:54 pm

Um, that was me. Sheesh, you disappear for a couple of months, and Weez’s blog software pretends it never saw you before.

Hmmmph.

 


Comment from S. Weasel
Time: September 3, 2008, 12:32 am

Never mind, Dawn. It’s hardly libel, is it?

 


Comment from Dawn
Time: September 3, 2008, 1:14 am

I heart Fred Thompson! He kicked balls tonight!

 


Comment from LemurKing
Time: September 3, 2008, 1:17 am

Lieberman surprised me tonight. Said it before, saying it again, for as many things as I disagree with the man about, he’s got character and I do respect him for speaking out.

(not to say that some of his stances don’t drive me bugsh*t crazy, but you can like someone and not agree with ’em)

 


Comment from Allen
Time: September 3, 2008, 1:34 am

Oh man, this latest bit is even hitting the small papers in NC. Mi madre is an Obama supporter, who also supported Jesse Helms. Do not ask me how that works, cause it’s above my paygrade. So my mom calls to bend my ear about the daughter coverage…

Woah, mom, I know, yeah, it’s wrong.

 


Comment from S. Weasel
Time: September 3, 2008, 1:34 am

I’ll watch the highlights on C-SPAN tomorrow. I use the whole world as my preview button.

 


Comment from S. Weasel
Time: September 3, 2008, 1:45 am

Yeah, my mom thought history would vindicate Jimmy Carter.

Moms.

 


Comment from porknbean
Time: September 3, 2008, 1:52 am

WTH? Why is weasel up so early/late?

Looks like the MSM refused to show the featured speakers. The blatant in-the-tank they have for their overlords pisses me the hell off. They played wall to wall dems but not repubs. It has to be fear. If the unwashed masses were exposed to something other than their Marxist crap, they just might start thinking. Can’t have that.

 


Comment from S. Weasel
Time: September 3, 2008, 1:55 am

That is an excellent question, PnB. I woke up at 12:30 and I have no idea why. I’ve taken an antihistamine and put the kettle on, and then I shall try again.

Well. Political junkie that I am, I never watch the conventions live. Just the recap next day. How many others are like me I don’t know, but this may not have much of an impact.

 


Comment from Allen
Time: September 3, 2008, 1:59 am

Thats OK weas, I’m related by marriage to Ziggy Brezezhinski. (shudder)

No really I have one of his books signed “Ziggy”

 


Comment from S. Weasel
Time: September 3, 2008, 8:03 am

Just watched Fred. He wasn’t the best Fred I’ve ever seen, but it was a damn good speech.

 


Comment from S. Weasel
Time: September 3, 2008, 8:08 am

Oh, and in case anybody is wondering who the fuck this Eagleton guy is that all the Leftards are on about, the Wikipedia entry is a pretty neutral explanation. Briefly, he was McGovern’s first pick for VP in ’72. Incompletely vetted, turned out to have had several vacations in the nut-house. Resigned under pressure and Sargent Shriver took his place.

There is NO FUCKING WAY Sarah Barracuda drops out of the race. Lefty wet-dream. Why should she? Because her daughter had pre-marital sex? Pinch me — what year is this?

 


Comment from apotheosis
Time: September 3, 2008, 9:14 am

You go ahead and laugh, but I’m putting my money in bundling boards. I think they’re coming back in a big big way.

 


Comment from S. Weasel
Time: September 3, 2008, 9:51 am

nobama

 


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Comment from S. Weasel
Time: September 3, 2008, 10:16 am

barracuda

 


Comment from S. Weasel
Time: September 3, 2008, 12:19 pm

I altered the timestamp on this one and I’m going to let it sit at the top for another day. Just in case the Muse takes a dump on my desk today, or something.

 


Comment from S. Weasel
Time: September 3, 2008, 12:46 pm

Whoa! Holy shit! This is Peggy Noonan, addressing the media:

That was a long way of saying: Dig deep into Sarah Palin, get all you can, talk to everybody, get every vote, every quote, tell us of her career and life, she may be the next vice president. But don’t play games. And leave her kid alone, bitch.

Excellent piece! Read it all.

 


Comment from Lemur King
Time: September 3, 2008, 12:59 pm

Damn, good for her!

I believe there’s lots of folks that are getting tired of her kid being acceptable collateral damage.

 


Comment from Dawn
Time: September 3, 2008, 1:06 pm

Thanks for the great article.
What she said…
But modern American evangelicals are among the last people who’d judge Bristol harshly…because “there’s a lot of sinning going on out there” and it’s not really news to us.
“We are a nation of Wasillas, not Chicagos.”

My own 17 year old foster daughter gave me one heck of a year last year. Running away, dropping out of school, drugging, drinking, smoking, and lesbianism. Sheesh! We loved her through it all! She will thank me one day.

 


Comment from Allen
Time: September 3, 2008, 1:20 pm

I am hopeful that all of this is not causing grief to her daughter, and it probably isn’t. I mean they started with the Trig is not really hers thing.

“Mom, are some people really this crazy?”
“Yes they are, but don’t worry about it Bristol.”

 


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Comment from S. Weasel
Time: September 3, 2008, 1:59 pm

oakley

 


Comment from Cathy
Time: September 3, 2008, 2:13 pm

Cute stuff. Thanks.

 


Comment from Scubafreak
Time: September 3, 2008, 2:30 pm

Looks like HuffPo is making another attempt….

http://images.huffingtonpost.com/2008-09-02-images-sarahpalinbikini.jpg

 


Comment from S. Weasel
Time: September 3, 2008, 2:38 pm

They’re so tone-deaf, Scubafreak, they think conservatives are so prissy they’d be upset if such a thing turned up.

 


Comment from Pupster
Time: September 3, 2008, 2:41 pm

Mossberg ad?

 


Comment from S. Weasel
Time: September 3, 2008, 2:44 pm

That’s a stroke of genius, Pups, bringing Levi to the convention. He’s a very attractive kid. They’re going to look like the King and Queen of the prom together.

 


Comment from Pupster
Time: September 3, 2008, 2:47 pm

Absolutely agree.

Put him right next to Bristol tonight holding her hand, helping her with Trig, carrying the baby bag, playing with Piper.

*rubs hands together*

 


Comment from Scubafreak
Time: September 3, 2008, 2:48 pm

Pupster – Ol’ Johnny does have the look of a grandpa looking to a shotgun wedding…… πŸ™‚

That would be a fun joke clip for the McCain/Palin camp to put out, but I don’t think they will……

 


Comment from Scubafreak
Time: September 3, 2008, 2:54 pm

Aw, crap. Jerry Reed just died. πŸ™

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/entertainment/7596040.stm

 


Comment from S. Weasel
Time: September 3, 2008, 2:54 pm

The kid in question, from Pupster’s link:

levi and john

 


Comment from Scubafreak
Time: September 3, 2008, 2:59 pm

The BBC just reported that Jerry Reed, of Smokey and the Bandit fame has died. πŸ™

 


Comment from Allen
Time: September 3, 2008, 3:29 pm

This is cracking me up. “She’s only 17… waaaah!” Tall good lookin’ kid, marrying his girlfriend young. I’m shocked I tell ya, shocked. Psst, media, it’s Alaska, frontier kind of stuff. We love it.

 


Comment from Jill
Time: September 3, 2008, 3:33 pm

There’s a blurb on CNN’s website: “Can a mother of 5 be VP?”

They wouldn’t put “Can a father of 5 be VP?”

That fucking infuriates me.

I hope Sarah Palin has a distinct distaste for bubblegum: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wp_K8prLfso

 


Comment from Uncle Badger
Time: September 3, 2008, 6:32 pm

Jill, the irony of watching BBC feminist (when it suits her) after BBC feminist (when it suits her) raising this non-issue has had me flipping between fury and hilarity all day.

I can barely believe the way the MSM have taken their entire script from the Kos machine.

God rot them all.

 


Comment from porknbean
Time: September 3, 2008, 8:02 pm

F*ck the lib feminists. They have no clue what it is to be a real woman. Check this, spewed out of one Sally Quinn’s mouth –

QUINN: I’ve been a working mother for 26 years and practically every friend I have is a working mother and works full time. So, uh, I think we are so far beyond that issue of whether women should work or not, in — uh, certainly in your world and my world. But in the world of evangelicals, that’s not the case. Women are supposed to be subservient to their husbands and they are meant to be stay-at-home moms. And women, in fact, are not allowed to be pastors in the Southern Baptist church.

It’s one thing to have one or two or three children, especially if they’re healthy children, and everyone knows that women and men are different and that moms and dads are different and that women — the burden of child care almost always falls on the woman. But I think when you have five children — one a four-month-old Down syndrome baby, and a daughter who’s 17 who’s also a child and who is going to need her mother very much in the next few months and years with her own baby coming — that I don’t see how you can not make your family your first priority.

She presumes to know the role of a Christian woman? Who the hell does she think help build this country and pave the way for her ignorant mouth? This is also another example of the rampant ignorance on the left. If they knew any history, they would know that women worked side by side men to push west. Frontier women were tough as nails. While men went out and hunted or trapped, who stayed home and ran the farm/had babies/raised the kids/feed the critters/dress the critters?

To me, Palin is every bit as tough as a frontier woman, who has a reliable good man, whom she respects and vice versa. She, just like many evangelical women,have the backbone to take care of themselves/each other. With morals.

She takes her baby to work with her. Dad runs the kids to wherever they need to go. The other sisters, I’m sure help babysit/take care of each other.

Shit, my mother went back to work after my youngest brother was born with Downs. My dad worked third shift, so he was with him while mom worked and my little sister and I took care of him when dad had to sleep. It’s called being a family.

 


Comment from Muslihoon
Time: September 3, 2008, 8:18 pm

I honestly think they’re just coming up with talking points against the Republicans just for the sake of it. Anything will do, as far as they are concerned, for the ends justify the means.

This is the party that obediently repeated the refrain that you have to break a few eggs to make an omelette, used to justify Stalin’s mass murder.

 


Comment from Allen
Time: September 3, 2008, 8:57 pm

Jill, PnB, tell it. These fools have no idea what they’re talking about. They’ve confused strident with strong, intellectual with intelligence, and a whole host of other things.

Hey, can I bring marshmellows while y’all burn the place down around their ears?

 


Comment from Gnus
Time: September 3, 2008, 9:15 pm

What once was boring, coming from the left, has now plunged into disgusting.

I suspect there will be quite the backlash as a result of the despicable Palin bashing. There should be, anyways.

One thing about it tho: it has smoked the left out into the open. Now we can see how evil and nasty the left can be in pursuit of their goals.

 


Comment from porknbean
Time: September 3, 2008, 10:00 pm

Allen, this whole modern day feminism was a crock. These broads are man-hating ugly dykes. They have misled a generation of women.
The first feminists – the suffragettes – the ones who fought for the right to vote and the same opportunities as men, while having children or not, loved the power of being women. They abhorred abortion.

Alice Paul, National Women’s Party 1915, “Abortion is the ultimate exploitation of women.”

Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady’s weekly paper, The Revolution, 1869 – “No matter what the motive, love of ease, or a desire to save from suffering the unborn innocent, the woman is awfuly guilty who commits the deed. It will burden her conscience in life, it will burden her soul in death; But oh, thrice guilty is he who drove her to the desperation which impelled her to the crime.”

 


Comment from Jill
Time: September 3, 2008, 10:19 pm

Sally Quinn is a fuckwit.

The only reason she’s been tapped as a TV pundit is because she screwed her boss and found notoriety (anyone remember that from the early 70’s and the stink it caused?).

Now she has the unmitigated audacity to think she can pass judgement on Sarah Palin?

Sally Quinn doesn’t have the proper pedigree to serve Sarah Palin a cup of coffee.

(arms folded, eyes narrow, left foot a-tappin’…)

(softens a bit) Oh, Allen…ah loves me some shmarshmellers…

 


Comment from Allen
Time: September 3, 2008, 10:33 pm

PnB, I know, my wife hated modern feminists with a steaming passion. My favorite thing she had to say about ’em “who the hell put them in charge of what I should do!”

 


Comment from nicole
Time: September 3, 2008, 10:52 pm

The next meme that will surely make its way to center media stage is one floating in some comments here and there – that the boyfriend should be arrested for statutory rape because of Bristol Palin’s age. And if it doesn’t happen, that just proves what hypocritical liars the Republicans are.

I am at the point where I don’t think I can stand to read anymore from the left. I used to visit the left sites to see where they stood on things and get a better idea of what made them tick. Now I see that largely, it is hatred. I can’t even fathom how much someone must hate their own lives to be so blindly hatefilled for someone they have never met or even knew about until less than a week ago. Someone who has never done anything – good, bad or indifferent – to them, their family or their friends. They are sick, sick people. I’m not religious at all but I certainly hope each and every one of them gets their just desserts one day.

 


Comment from LemurKing
Time: September 4, 2008, 2:16 am

pnb, you simply must stop holding it all in. It’s not good for you. πŸ™‚

It’s just mindboggling how we went from being proud of our roles in the traditional family to this man-hater/metrosexual viewpoint that holds that there is no difference between men and women and that we should vilify those who choose to hold on to whatever traditions they can, depending on where life has taken them.

I think, Nicole, that you have it correct. The Left is made up of this teeming mass of self-oriented viewpoints that only converge when there is a common hatred, usually aimed at something traditional or a viewpoint that holds that there are indeed absolutes. Absolutes there are, and the best absolutes are ones not dictated by how we feel that day – rather, they come from a code outside of ourselves. I don’t know… God, Yahweh, Ten Commandments, Miss Manners, the Golden Rule… pick something, pick anything, and don’t waver. But that doesn’t fly for self-centric thinkers. My litmus test? If my belief system means that I can’t always get what I want, then it’s probably not something I made up and might just have some merit (not always but it’s a start).

Huh. Just read my writin’s. Googley moogley. Time to go to bed.

Wait. Allen… Cruel Wife despises, nay… LOATHES… the modern day feminist. Gets all squirrely and twitchy. Kind of fun to bait her with feminazis just to watch the response.

 


Comment from porknbean
Time: September 4, 2008, 2:55 am

Nah, I just love me some mens, being a girl, babies, and traditions/hard work/morals that made this country great. It drives me nuts to see psychos in positions of influence denigrate them. Makes me twitchy too.
I’m glad the husband is an even keel kind of guy….he helps me mellow when my pilot light goes full flame.

 


Comment from Craig
Time: September 4, 2008, 9:30 pm

Weasel! Thanks so much for doing this! I still think the use of “oh piffle…” in the Obama graphic you put up here is great. Work is oppressive right now, but I hope to be able to help out with the graphics soon.

 


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