When you say it with authority, maybe you’ll be believed

The saying goes “When you can’t do, teach.”  Well maybe it needs to be updated with “When you’re incompetent, represent.”  Arizona State Senator Sylvia Allen uses her “knowledge” that the earth is 6000 years old to explain why her state should welcome uranium waste.  Her logic is that since the earth has been here for 6000 years and “hasn’t been done away with” there is nothing to fear.  Pretty ironic that scientists use uranium decay to date the earth to well over 6000 years, but that’s not important when you have a nice book to tell you what is really true.

I’m comfused

I’m sorry because I know this may upset some people.

After watching the convention last night I started wondering why the Republicans seem to take their downfalls and place them on the Democrats. They talk about bigger government if you elect Obama, but under their control the government has grown at an unprecidented rate. They talk about the liberal media bashing their VP pick when to me it seems like they are asking the questions about her past that need to be asked. Hey if they’re wrong just show the facts that prove it. This woman left the town of 9,000 with over 20 million in debt and was critized by McCain for taking earmarks 3 times and then says she crusaded against them.

Finally she thinks that sex education should not be taught in schools and they should promote abstinence. Well I think she now has to confess to one of two things. Either it doesn’t work or you didn’t practice it with your daughter making you a hypocrite.

I got an idea for the Republicans. Stay the fuck out of my personal choices and I’ll stay the fuck out of yours.


Ok, so yesterday I happen to sit down and watch some of the congressional hearings for the MLB steriod scandal. They are now trying to find out if Roger Clemens lied about using steroids. Is this really the best use of their time? Don’t they have more important things to do like find out if President Bush lied about WMDs in Iraq?

Why they care about a problem that only hurts the users is beyond me. If Roger lied, who gets hurt, not me. If Bush lied, we now have service men and women who are dead because of those lies. I guess it’s a case of “protect your own.”

This is just silly that they can spend tax payer money to investigate the MLB for steroids and the NFL for destroying the tape of the Patriots spying but they have no interest in finding out why the CIA destroyed the tapes of alleged terrorists. When did it become more important to see who might be cheating in a game then who is cheating the citizens out of life?

Bridge and Tunnel

I think it’s time for Chicago to have a nickname for people that come into the city from Naperville/Schaumburg/North Shore into the city.  New York calls their local visitors “Bridge and Tunnel” but we don’t have and bridges or tunnels.  I’ll take suggestions in the comments.

yes, I realize I am one of them for those of you that are thinking that.