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A short, fat, middle-aged, happily-married, mother of 4 daughters. A former high school valedictorian (way back in the Stone Age), a Civil Engineering major in college, a middle-of-the-road Conservative, and a moderate Methodist. I know just enough to get myself in trouble....


    The (Arab) Winter of Our Discontent

    . “What all the wise men promised has not happened, and what all the damned fools said would happen has come to pass.” – Lord Melbourne . Don’t let the administration or the media get away with telling the world that this came about because of some cheesy video clip. They are saying that in order to draw attention away from their shitty Foreign Policy | Read More »

    A Somber Remembrance – Thoughts on the Anniversary of 9/11

    I suppose every generation has its share of “Where were you when….?” moments – those “somethings” that happen that are so big, so life-altering, and which affect so many people that the vast majority of them have a memory etched into their mind of where they were when they heard the news, how they felt when they heard the news, and how it changed their | Read More »

    I Can Publish New Posts, but I Can’t Make (or Approve) Comments….

    Dear RedState, I love the new look of your site, but for whatever reason, I can’t make comments to your posts.  Not only that, I can’t approve comments to my posts, either. I don’t know if it is a Disqus problem (I’m having some issues with my Disqus account and e-mail accounts syncing) or not – I’m working with them to resolve my personal account | Read More »

    Throwing Granny Off the Cliff (Again)

    . . Ah, yes – this old chestnut is being dredged up again as the Democrats go into full-blown panic mode at the thought of the formidability of the Romney/Ryan ticket. Too bad for them that Conservatives have learned to use the social media to their advantage over the past 4 years, and we’ve pretty much taken over all of the outlets that the Democrats | Read More »

    Paul Ryan is the GOP’S New VP Candidate

    Here’s my reaction: Come on, November! [Cross-posted at Koch’s Tour]

    A Fateful Monday Morning

    Statement by the President, August 6, 1945 THE WHITE HOUSE Washington, D.C. IMMEDIATE RELEASE — August 6, 1945 STATEMENT BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES Sixteen hours ago an American airplane dropped one bomb on Hiroshima, an important Japanese Army base. That bomb had more power than 20,000 tons of T.N.T. It had more than two thousand times the blast power of the British | Read More »


    The Big Boob Conundrum (aka “Breasts of Mass Destruction”)

    Careful - Big Bird...ummm....Brother is watching.....

    . New York City’s Mayor Michael Bloomberg has officially lost it: Under Latch On NYC, new mothers who want formula won’t be denied it, but hospitals will keep infant formula in out-of-the-way secure storerooms or in locked boxes like those used to dispense and track medications. With each bottle a mother requests and receives, she’ll | Read More »

    I Didn’t Write This Post – Al Gore Did

    [promoted from the diaries as part of the Ambitious Writer’s Program]

    "Elvis is not dead - he just went home....."

    . Since Rebecca is home all day during the summer, we’re having fun introducing her to a wider range of movies. Whereas before she was primarily interested in the animated flicks, this year she has developed a taste for the offbeat humor that us | Read More »

    Chick-Fil-A Appreciation Day – A Light-Hearted Tribute

    How can you not love a company that puts out commercials like this: . . My friend Bob passed these along the other day (go pee first….): . . Show your support for this wonderful company today – go get yourselves a #1 Combo and enjoy! . [Updated 4:15 p.m.] Submitted without comment: . . [Cross-posted at Koch’s Tour] .

    Civic Duty

    The strength of the Constitution lies entirely in the determination of each citizen to defend it. Only if every single citizen feels duty bound to do his share in this defense are the constitutional rights secure. –Albert Einstein We the people are the rightful masters of both Congress and the courts, not to overthrow the Constitution but to overthrow the men who pervert the Constitution. | Read More »