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2/4/2014 1:55:00 PM
Letter: The Left is ALWAYS right


Words like "bloviated," "emasculated," and "draconian" smack of condescension; a 'holier than thou' attitude, and that's exactly what Bob Burke's letter of Jan. 26 was. Over the months, I've had to have someone translate (that's the same number of letters as are in his 'bloviated') some of his other posts into terms an obviously, totally uneducated person like myself can comprehend. The one thing I've learned - the Left is ALWAYS right.

Mr. Burke claims I accused the Obama election workers of curtailing the Right's voting power. I must apologize to all for the blatant display of my ignorance, because I never learned that 'I.R.S.' spells "election workers." That being said, it appears Mr. Burke believes the I.R.S. was, in fact, a large part of Obama's election workers force. Again, I'm so embarrassed because I was never taught by any teacher, or professor, that one of the I.R.S's responsibilities is to assist in getting someone from the Left, or anyone else, elected by any means necessary, to the highest office in this land. I thank him for opening my eyes to this fact. You know, it's sort of like Mr. Burke being interviewed on live T.V., smiling, holding the dog he just rescued from the burning house behind him, and his pants are down around his ankles, thus displaying white boxers with red hearts.

With regards to Mr. Burke's comment that "the Republican controlled house should offer up a bill to rebuild our infrastructure; our bridges, roads, and public buildings', correct me if I'm wrong (and I'm sure someone from the Left will be glad to jump on this statement, also), but I was under the impression that Obama's $860(?)+ billion stimulus package was supposed to address that little problem.

At least that's what he told the American people right before he had all of the perfectly usable, affordable used automobiles in this county kept from those who could only afford them, by having them crushed into scrap metal.

All to help boost our sagging economy (or was that to sag our boosted economy), and put used car dealers, as well as many others out of business, or work and dependent on government handouts. The ONLY stimulus in that package was King Obama's, and the Left's exertion, and feeling of exhilaration in newly found power. What a head rush!

As for his statement that the rest of my post was the same mud-slinging that offered no facts of proof, for Mr. Burke's edification (and that's two more letters that his 'bloviated'), it wasn't mud.

In light of the fact that he seems to have way too, much time on his hands, so felt it necessary to count the number of words in a letter he disagrees with, I suggest he read some books on comprehending, and understanding what he reads. A shout out to Jim Barber - Jim, Mr. Burke tells us that you're "verbose." I certainly hope the doc can take care of that problem, it doesn't cause you much pain, and you get well soon. Care to chime in here, Jim? "Bloviated," and "677" words. Are you sure? Really?

Don Sherrill


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Reader Comments

Posted: Friday, February 21, 2014
Article comment by: Jasmine Tea

You make the argument in such a fun way!
Why don't you come over the hill to the dcourier.com and play with us.

Posted: Friday, February 7, 2014
Article comment by: M J

Glorious Comrades!
Toilers of the soil!!
Carriers of the torch of HOPE and CHANGE!!!
An Important Dictate from Comrade Party Chairman President Barrackovitch Obamski!!
Pink is for girls and blue is for boys will NO LONGER be tolerated!!
This creates a gender divide and is important for the future economy of this country!!!
All are equal!
Equality above all else Comrades!
Grey is now the accepted color Comrades!

obama and holder
above the law
below expectations

Re: MyMy
Sorry... but jokes on the internet are considered in the "public domain"...
no source need be cited...

thanks for playing!
better luck next time Comrade...

Posted: Friday, February 7, 2014
Article comment by: M J

Glorious Comrades!
Carriers of the torch of HOPE and CHANGE!!
Wondrous News!!!
Comrade Party Chairman President Barrackovitch Obamski has liberated us from the endless and soul-crushing slave labor of employment!!!
No more capitalist bourgeois profit-mongers for us!!
Utopia is now!!
We are FREE!
FREE to pursue our dreams now that we will be unchained from the 40 hour work week!!
Rep. M. Pocan D-Wis:
“What that means is instead they (our working Comrades) might be able to tuck their child in bed at night and read a bedtime story, or go to an activity, which means they’re better off, at least that’s how it is in my part of Wisconsin.”
Rejoice in this Hope and Change Comrades!

America 1984
you watch television
America 2014
television watch you

Posted: Friday, February 7, 2014
Article comment by: My My

MJ, Your copy and paste skills are well known. Now if you will just give credit where due.

Six Contradictions of Socialism in the United States Of America. I found it in no less that 9 right wing web sites.
And, your Socialism/ Sausage joke found on 5 such sites.

At least give credit to the web site. Otherwise it's just plagerism.

Posted: Thursday, February 6, 2014
Article comment by: Carlos Danger

It has a really useless app called "Biden."

Posted: Thursday, February 6, 2014
Article comment by: M J

America is capitalist and greedy — yet half of the population is subsidized.
Half of the population is subsidized — yet they think they are victims.
They think they are victims — yet their representatives run the government.
Their representatives run the government — yet the poor keep getting poorer.
The poor keep getting poorer — yet they have things that people in other countries only dream about.
They have things that people in other countries only dream about — yet they want America to be more like those other countries.

Capitalism, Socialism, and Communism have a meeting for tea at noon.
Capitalism and Communism arrive on time, but Socialism is nowhere to be found.
Finally he arrives, out of breath and apologetic. "I'm sorry," says Socialism, "I was standing in line for sausage."
Capitalism says - "What's a line?"
And Communism says - "What's a sausage?"

Posted: Thursday, February 6, 2014
Article comment by: nutso fasst

Al Gore, 2009: "...there is a 75 per cent chance that the entire north polar ice cap, during the summer months, could be completely ice-free within five to seven years."

Ms Parsons-Korn, referencing a National Post article: "...I guess Mr. Gohr was right."

But Mr. Gohr's odds-making on climate catastrophe isn't proved by the article, which states that the "ice-strengthened sea freighter" was traveling with a Canadian Coast Guard icebreaker that would have cost the shipping company approximately $50,000 per day if the Canadian government hadn't picked up the tab. And this was in September, 2013, when Arctic ice extent was at its minimum of 1.97 million square miles (653,000 square miles above 2012's minimum).

Canada is competing with Russia, which keeps summer sea lanes in the Northeast Passage open with nuclear-powered icebreakers.

Of course, fear-mongering an arctic meltdown is nothing new:

Posted: Thursday, February 6, 2014
Article comment by: My My

To my anonymous detractor: Using FOX news and Serious Reporting together in a sentence is ridiculous. As I said, everything you believe is wrong. It is true, tragedies and casualties occur in a dangerous world. I don't mean to take away from that sobering fact, but, get off the conspiracy train. It's going nowhere.

My guess is you are still wound up about that Duck call millionaire getting criticized for being a jerk.

Posted: Thursday, February 6, 2014
Article comment by: No, Don the left is not always right....

but they are always correct.

Posted: Wednesday, February 5, 2014
Article comment by: M J

Glorious Comrades!
To arms! To arms in this "Year of Action"!!
Vicious lies are being spread by the EVIL fox news Korporation!!!
Lies that Comrade Party Chairman President Barrackovitch has the NSA spying on everyone's phone calls, email, and yes, even snail mail!!!
There is no such thing as the NSA!!!

A man wants to buy a new car because his old one is starting to act up. He calls the offices of now-nationalized General Motors - AKA Gubmint Motors
"Hello?" Comrade Jalopnik representative says
"Hi. I'd like to come over and look at new cars."
"OK. We have a slot open one year from next Tuesday."
"Would you mind if I came in the afternoon rather than the morning?" the man asks.
"In a year what difference will it make?" Comrade Jalopnik representative says.
"Well, I have my doctor's appointment in the morning...."

The Liberal viewpoint:
Someday I'll live in my own basement!

How many fingers am I holding up, Winston?

Posted: Wednesday, February 5, 2014
Article comment by: RE MY MY

What planet are you from? You have the nerve to bag on FOX News about the serious reporting of Benghazi but nothing is mentioned about it on MSNBC or the other Obama cheerleading news networks. I'm guessing a Heroin overdose by a Hunger Games Hollywood liberal is more important.Wake up!

Posted: Wednesday, February 5, 2014
Article comment by: M J

Glorious Comrades!
Wondrous News!!!!!
Our Glorious and Wonderful Comrade Party Chairman President Barrackovitch
has insured the liberation of more than 2 MILLION toilers of the soil
releasing them from the chains of full time bondage by EVIL Korporations!!!
Our Glorious Comrades can work part time if they so choose and STILL
be able to participate in the Glorious ☭ bamacare program!!!!
Commissar Peloski- The Working Peoples True Speaker- says:"losing that 40-hour work week will really free Americans like you to pursue your happiness...follow your passion."

The obama phone:
When it crashes, it blames your previous phone.
All 3 AM calls go directly to voice mail.
It has a really useless app called "Biden."
Type in "job search" and it gives you directions to the welfare office.
The healthcare app downloads and installs itself without your permission.
When you make a call, a teleprompter pops up to help you speak.

Typical liberal
Isn’t that the guy who, like, polices keg parties and stuff?"

Posted: Wednesday, February 5, 2014
Article comment by: Dale Gohr

M J’s comment here about “Fairy Tales” is revealing inasmuch as it indicates probably some contempt for “Capitalism”, which with some restrictions is the base of materialistic exchange that has built this Great Nation. Unrestrained Capitalism is not a good form of exchange, thus there needs to be rules (Laws) however when the Government becomes “Unrestrained” it gravitates to “Socialism” wherein it merges with “Corrupted Aspects of Unrestrained Capitalism” and Liberty goes down the tube. Our Nation over the past 120 years has become “Exceedingly Corrupt” and the further it moves into Socialism/Communism/Totalitarianism the more “Corrupt” it gets. dale

Posted: Wednesday, February 5, 2014
Article comment by: Kayo Parsons-Korn

To MJ:
The North Pole has melted. The first commercial ship sailed through the Northwest Passage last September.

Northwest Passage crossed by first cargo ship, the Nordic Orion, heralding new era of Arctic commercial activity


So I guess Mr. Gore was right.

Posted: Wednesday, February 5, 2014
Article comment by: Left is always RIGHT?

That's as bloviatingly fatuous as "changed our constitution."

I thought the left was always LEFT in the trash bin of history.

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