July 01, 2007

Another Way of Looking at Things

Once upon a time in a land far away, a beautiful, independent, self-assured princess happened upon a frog as she sat on the shore of a pond in a meadow near her castle.

The frog hopped into the princess' lap and said: "Elegant Lady, I was once a handsome prince, until an evil witch cast a spell upon me. One kiss from you, however, and I will turn back into the dapper young prince that I am--and then, my Sweet, we can marry and set up housekeeping in your castle with my mother--where you can prepare my meals, clean my clothes, bear my children, and forever feel grateful and happy doing so."

That night, as the princess dined sumptuously on lightly sauteed frog legs seasoned in a white wine and onion cream sauce, she chuckled and thought to herself: I don't freakin' think so.

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Posted by Attila Girl at July 1, 2007 02:36 AM | TrackBack

Looks like the super-bitchy is kicking in. (just kidding)

Posted by: RWB at July 1, 2007 12:24 PM

Joy dear, I think you should be in bed. It is awfully late. You might feel a bit better with a little sleep. (Of course, what does it say about me that I am up reading all this realtime as you are posting it...hmmm.)


Posted by: Dacvid Harr at July 2, 2007 02:39 AM

Who is better looking Paris Hillton or Scooter Libby?

my vote is for Scooter not that I am gay or anything, just don't like that polished look.

Posted by: azmat hussain at July 2, 2007 04:42 PM

Pardon me, Azmat. What are Sandy Berger and Richard Armitage, chopped liver? Dick Durbin, Jay Rockefeller, and Jay Wyden-- steallth-satellite "leeks"? Hard to keep these comments on-topic, isn't it? I never met a black widow spider who had any trouble getting a date, did you?

Posted by: Darrell at July 2, 2007 06:58 PM

Well Paris Hilton and Scooter Libby have the same things in common as fairy tales. Secondly, they are both evil enough to eat the frog that is about to save them. Just my prediction. And Darrell, I can rent you some immagination, there was this chap who said in purely scientific manner "imagination is more important than knowledge"

Posted by: Azmat Hussain at July 2, 2007 07:09 PM

Better still, I'll lend you my dictionary. And proof reader.

Information is not knowledge
Knowledge is not wisdom
Wisdom is not truth
Truth is not beauty
Beauty is not love
Love is not music
Music is not free

But you can get it for 99 cents a download at the Apple website.

Posted by: Darrell at July 2, 2007 07:23 PM

Very Funny Darrell, I don't need your dictionary, and I get your point. But I must ask you why don't you just ignore my comments. Does your Islamophobia not allow you the freedom to ignore? I predict that Scooter will have a tell all book about this administration and how they tried to frame him, wait for it till 2009. He will make lots of money and will be on CNN and Tucker, and O'Reilly.
Now as far as my ability to write is concerned, I was taught in 6th grade, that you got to keep in mind your audience. Out of the six billion or so people on the planet, not many are going to visit this site. And humble me was assuming that not many out of those are going to bother to read what i have to write. All except you Darrell, now if I started to make sense to you or wrote in correct grammer, well Darrell you might start to like me or respect me, and that would go against your grain. I am in the Fall state of my life, you know the leaves are changing colors, eyesight is going, plus add to that my kid has spilled orange juice all over the keyboard, and i am just to lazy to go back and read what I have written. So there you have it: If I said something true and nobody heard it does it really make any difference. Similarly, if I write only to annoy you and you ignore me would I still bother?

Posted by: Azmat Hussain at July 2, 2007 09:09 PM

Just because you post with an Arab name doesn't make you a good Muslim.

Besides, why wasn't leaker Richard Armitage, a State Department flunky and no friend of the current administration, not prosecuted for the outing of Plame?

Had Armitage commited such an offence against my administration, he'd be begging for me to throw him feet-first into the industrial shredder.

As if.

Yours in mass murder, torture, and rape rooms,


Posted by: Saddam Hussein at July 3, 2007 11:47 AM

I used to ignore the Left and then I found that 100 million people or so died each time as a result. It does suck to be Left. But there is an easy solution, and an obvious one. I believe everyone is salvageable, Azmat. Even you.

"If the wheel wishes to be ignored, why does it squeak?" Roman slave, Slavic origin, circa 400 BC.

No more "war is peace, freedom is slavery, ignorance is strength." Ever.

Libby was convicted of having a different recollection of details of a phone call with a reporter. Trivial details. And the reporter's notes were proved to be inaccurate in some cases where the defense could prove that(with phone records and such). The reporter even admitted that his notes were sometimes made after the fact and that they weren't meant to be 100% accurate. Richard Armitage actually disclosed Plame's name to the Press. He wasn't charged because no crime was committed--Plame was not covert for many years--definitely beyond the relevant statute's requirements.
President Bush did the right thing. He did it for you as well. Would you like to go to jail because some of your distant, trivial recollections disagree with a reporter's? When no crime was committed to begin with? And when the reporter admits his journal is based on his recollections, not even looking a a watch contemporaneously with the event in question? Of course not.

The Right expects a response. The Left seeks to suppress all dissent Why should this place be any different? Four billion people reading this agree.

Posted by: Darrell at July 3, 2007 01:58 PM

Tag, you're it!

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