September 05, 2007

Sho 'Nuff.

Fred's gonna be on Jay Leno tonight.

Somewhere, Rudy Giuliani is cussing up a blue streak.

Though I still haven't promised not to vote for him. Hell—everyone's going to get mad at me, but I haven't promised I won't vote for Mrs. Clinton, either.

Posted by Attila Girl at September 5, 2007 12:14 PM | TrackBack

ok, I'll say it. FREEEEEEEEEEEED!


Posted by: caltechgirl at September 5, 2007 04:20 PM

He's in, and for now he has my vote. Have you considered Dr. Condoleezza Rice for VP. Mr. T? You should. If only to drive the other side over the edge.

Posted by: Darrell at September 5, 2007 07:56 PM

"Hell—everyone's going to get mad at me, but I haven't promised I won't vote for Mrs. Clinton, either."

I'll pretend you didn't write that. I'd much rather see you write-in Ron Paul than punch a hole for Hillary.

Posted by: Sean Hackbarth at September 5, 2007 09:12 PM

Did I say it was likely? The rationales would be some combo of the following:

1) The "Nixon in China" effect: would a President Hillary have a freer hand in conducting the WoT than her opponent?

2) Is there any chance that she would, in fact, be an "uncompromising" war President?

3) Whom are we planning on nominating, and does he/she/it have a brain in his/her/its head? If we put up Fred or Rudy, I'm in. If not, I've got some hard thinking to do, and the libbertarians (or, possibly, even, the Dems) could, conceivably, grab my vote.

Just being honest.

Posted by: Attila Girl at September 5, 2007 11:06 PM

1. If she did put up Janet Reno (as she acknowledged in winks and smiles about 46% of the time), she is the author of the "Inspector Clouseau" policy of dealing with terrorism. In-line with general Euro-Left thinking. For example, 911 would have been "answered" with trying to send the FBI into Afghanistan to "investigate". Taliban resistance and gamesmanship would have been met with UN games and acknowledgments of America's past failures--as Bill Clinton actually DID do immediately after 911.

2. Sure, cruise missiles would fly and night watchmen would die. It depends how you define "uncompromising'. With Hillary, I see it as always Left-leaning. After all, we need to be loved by those new Euro Neo-Socialists, don't we? New World Order? You betcha! The military would have to consider "carbon footprints" in any future operations.

3. Voting "None of the Above" or for a third horse in a two-horse race always sends a message. You are willing to let the greater of the two evils win in order to make a point.
And suffer the cosequences. Remember Hillary's knee-jerk reactions to all the news of the day in the past year? Immediate gun control, tax the oil companies back into the stone age, global warming taxes, etc., etc. Hillary will always go with the leftist thouught swarm when the chips are down. Don't ever forget that. Doesn't she now disavow all those war on terror votes that you agree with? Doesn't she even reject that term, "War on Terror"/

Posted by: Darrell at September 6, 2007 10:39 AM

You make a good case. And I haven't forgotten Hillary Care.

Posted by: Attila Girl at September 6, 2007 10:59 AM

Hillary Care is coming with or without her. Individual States are now setting up programs that take care of the uninsured. Or, at least, that's what's supposed to happen. Instead they set income limits so high(NY $86k/yr) that they capture people who already have insurance. These unfunded obligations are SO huge that one day SOON the Fed Govt will have to bail them out and you'll have a defacto single-payer system to replace the hodgepodge.

Notice how many times you've heard how many people are uninsured in the US in the last year. They even tried to use it last week or so as the reason that life expectancy-at-birth dropped in the US. Except there is NO science, NO statistical basis behind that number. The number is CALCULATED--simply pulled from someone's ass. They lowered the number to scare people as part of the Hillary Care Universal Socialized medicine program. The 56 million uninsured part was the first thing set to paper, and it justified the subtraction. Cuban officials filing the UN paperwork added an extra 2 years this time around when they discovered another warehouse full of cement that can be used for all the needed dental work (filliings) in the coming decades.

By the way. I always trust your decision-making abilities. I hope someday Hugo Chávez and I can be friends. You leave open the possibility of voting for Hillary. I bet we have as many zeroes after the decimal point in our probablity analysis before we hit a non-zero value.

Posted by: Darrell at September 6, 2007 02:47 PM

Share photos on twitter with Twitpic "Let the issues be the issue.

About Joy W. McCann: I've been interviewed for Le Monde and mentioned on Fox News. I once did a segment for CNN on "Women and Guns," and this blog is periodically featured on the New York Times' blog list. My writing here has been quoted in California Lawyer. I've appeared on The Glenn and Helen Show. Oh—and Tammy Bruce once bought me breakfast.
My writing has appeared in
The Noise, Handguns, Sports Afield, The American Spectator, and (it's a long story) L.A. Parent. This is my main blog, though I'm also an alumnus of Dean's World, and I help out on the weekends at Right Wing News.
My political philosophy is quite simple: I'm a classical liberal. In our Orwellian times, that makes me a conservative, though one of a decidedly libertarian bent.

8843.jpg An American Carol rawks!
Main AAC site (Warning: sound-enabled;
trailer starts automatically.)

Buy Blogads from the
Network here.

This is one of the last pix
we took before we left
the house in La Cańada.
I think it's very flattering
to Bathsheba the .357.

"The women of this country learned long ago,
those without swords can still die upon them.
I fear neither death nor pain." —Eowyn, Tolkien's
Lord of the Rings

KhawHeadShot.jpg Free Abdulkarim al-Khaiwani!
See Jane Novak's "Yemeni Watch" blog,
Armies of Liberation.
Free journalists and dissident bloggers, worldwide!

Some of My Homegirls— ERROR: is currently inaccessible

My Wish List

• API (Information on Oil and Natural Gas)
• Natural Gas
• The California
Energy Blog

• The Alternative Energy Blog
(Solar, Wind, Geothermal, etc.)
• The Energy Revolution Blog
• Gas 2.0 Blog
• Popular Mechanics'
"Drive Green"

• Libertas
(now on hiatus, but they'll be back!) • Pajiba

Real Indie Productions—
• Indoctrinate U
(Evan Coyne Maloney)
• Mine Your Own Business
(Phelim McAleer)
• Expelled: No
Intelligence Allowed

(Ben Stein, Logan Craft,
Walt Ruloff, and John

Real Indie Production
and Distibution

• Moving Picture Institute


• First Installment: The Basic Story
• Hymers' History of Violence

• How Fun Is It To
Be Recruited Into Hymer's
Offbeat Church? Not Very.
• How I Lost My Virginity


On Food:
Dreadful Breakfast Cookies
On Men and Women:
It's Rape If
You Don't Send
Me Money

Women Talk Too Much;
I'll Date Dolphins

Men Are Kinky

Hot Cars,
Hot Girls

On Animation:
—the Commentary

On Religion:
Athiests and
Christians Talking
To Each Other

"Good grammar, and better gin."
—CalTech Girl
"I enjoy Little Miss Attila's essays."
—Venomous Kate
"Joy is good at catching flies with honey."
—Beth C
"Your position is ludicrous, and worthy of ridicule."
—Ace of Spades
—Suburban Blight


Teh Funny—
• Dave Burge
Interesting News Items

Civics Lessons—
Taranto on How a Bill Becomes Law

Editorial Resources—
• Better Editor
• Web on the Web
• Me me me me me! (miss.attila --AT-- gmail --dot-- com)
Cigar Jack

David Linden/
The Accidental Mind

Cognitive Daily

Rive Gauche—
Hip Nerd's Blog
K's Quest
Mr. Mahatma
Talk About America
Hill Buzz
Hire Heels
Logistics Monster
No Quarter

Food & Booze—
Just One Plate (L.A.)
Food Goat
A Full Belly
Salt Shaker
Serious Eats

Things You Should Do
(In the West)

Just One Plate (L.A.)

• Jalopnik
The Truth About Cars

SoCal News—
Foothill Cities

Oh, Canada—
Five Feet of Fury
Girl on the Right
Small Dead Animals
Jaime Weinman

Mary McCann,
The Bone Mama

(formerly in Phoenix, AZ;
now in Seattle, WA;
eclectic music)

Mike Church,
King Dude

(right-wing talk)
Jim Ladd
(Los Angeles;
Bitchin' Music
and Unfortunate
Left-Wing Fiddle-Faddle)
The Bernsteins
(Amazing composers
for all your
scoring needs.
Heh. I said,
"scoring needs.")

Iran, from an Islamic Point of View
and written in beautiful English—

Blogging Away Debt
Debt Kid
Debtors Anonymous
World Services

The Tightwad Gazette

Gentleman Pornographer

More o' Dat
Pop Culture—

Danny Barer
(Animation News) • Something Old,
Nothing New

(And yet more
Animation News)
Sam Plenty
(Cool New
Animation Site!)
The Bernsteins
(Wait. Did I mention
the Bernsteins
already? They're

Guns & Self-Defense—Paxton Quigley, the PioneerTFS Magnum (Zendo Deb)Massad Ayoob's Blog


The American Mind
Aces, Flopping
Ace of Spades
Armies of Liberation
Asymmetrical Information
Atlas Shrugs
Attila of Pillage Idiot

Beautiful Atrocities
The Belmont Club
The Bitch Girls
Books, Bikes, and Boomsticks
The Common Virtue
Da Goddess
Danz Family
Dean's World
Desert Cat
Digger's Realm

Cam Edwards
Eleven Day Empire (James DiBenedetto)
Flopping Aces
Froggy Ruminations
Gay Orbit
Jeff Goldstein

Mary Katherine Ham
At the D.C. Examiner
Hugh Hewitt
Hi. I'm Black.
Iberian Notes
The Irish Lass
In DC Journal
Infinite Monkeys
Intel Dump

Trey Jackson (videoblogging)
James Joyner
James Lileks
Rachel Lucas
Men's News Daily
Michelle Malkin
Nice Deb
No Watermelons Allowed
North American Patriot

On Tap
On the Fritz
On the Third Hand
Outside the Beltway

Peoria Pundit
Photon Courier
Power Line
The Protocols of
the Yuppies of Zion

Protein Wisdom

The Queen of All Evil
Questions and Observations
Right Wing News

Donald Sensing
Rusty Shackleford
The Shape of Days

Sharp as a Marble
Sheila A-Stray
Laurence Simon

Six Meat Buffet
Spades, Ace of
Suburban Blight
TFS Magnum
This Blog is Full of Crap
The Truth Laid Bear

Venomous Kate
The Volokh Conspiracy

Where is Raed?
Write Enough
You Big Mouth, You!


Support our troops; read the Milblogs!

Support a Blogger
at the
Get Gift Ideas Unique Stuff
Flowers Gift Baskets
Become a member site today!