Wednesday, August 31, 2011

The Obama Curse Debunked

About a year ago President Obama visited the Solyndra solar-panel factory in Fremont, California.

Now the Solyndra plant is shut down.

As can be expected the President's critic are blaming this on the 'Obama Curse'. Obama visits and a business closes.

This is simply not true. Back in February, 2008, then candidate Obama visited the GM plant here in Janesville and unveiled some major economic policy initiatives.

(Photo by Jerry Burri)

By this you can see that there is not truth to the Obama Curse. Wait... what? The plant closed down in 2009? But, there is absolutely no truth that the Janesville GM plant closed because it is in Paul Ryan's district.

Well, anyway, I am sure there are some businesses that the President has visited that have not closed down! He only has critics 'cause they are racist Tea Party terrorists.

Paco's front door has a sign, "No Soliciting, No Obama Visits, Please."

Monday, August 29, 2011

An Ivy Covered Institute of Higher Lenin

Almost all Conservatives and even many Liberals are wondering where President Obama's vaunted plans are or even if there are or ever have been any. Although many may consider this a great weakness in leadership, this is not the case.

President Obama's leadership skills are patterned after many famous and effective leaders that came before him. That's why the correct statement encompassing the President leadership style is simply this:
Barack Obama isn't thoughtful or nuanced. We will continually be waiting beyond our patience because he's just always favored stalin'.

Sunday, August 28, 2011


After the 2010 elections when the Republicans took the Governor's office, the State Senate, and the State Assembly, there has been a flurry of activity going on around here. The legislative activity has resulted in ubiquitous protests, court challenges, and recall elections.

But there are a few other important things that have happened since Scott Walker and the Republicans have taken over:

Maybe that's why the unionistas imported from Chicago and elsewhere hate Walker so badly.



Strictly Defined Terminology is Important to Quality Exchange of Ideas

Michigander Thaddeus McCotter reminds us of the importance of technical vernacular in communicating ideas:

On the floor of the House of Representatives in 2009:

(H.T. Mr. Conservative.)

Saturday, August 27, 2011

Who on the East Coast Pissed this Irene Girl Off Anyway?

And she seems to be getting angrier as she gets older.

Here she is in 1999:

And here she is in 2011:

Well, Ms. Irene, you should have finished the job the first time 'cause this time we are prepared for you. Washington, D.C., is giving residents free sand bags... limit 5 per household.

(Political side note: The last Irene occurred during Bill Clinton's Presidency and resulted in the election of George W. Bush the following year. Perhaps this Irene is telling us to prepare for another Texan to be elected next year.)

Thursday, August 25, 2011

Libyan Rebels Find Gadhafi's Porn Stash

CAUTION: Viewing these pictures may twist your soul.

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Texas Governor Rick Perry Locked and Loaded for Presidential Shootout

We the people of the United States do decree that our 44th President, Barack Obama, needs to spend more time with his family beginning in January of 2013.

Who, therefore, would be more fitting to become America's President 45?

Well, Ok, maybe one other...

President Obama, now that you have the country shaped up, you may go back to Illinois where they need you badly.

Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Fear the Beer, Indeed!


Perusing the Unemployment Line

I visited the unemployment office today to see if I could find a couple of people willing to work a couple of 'shovel ready' jobs I needed help with.

It seems that the line included more that those unemployed. Several were already in line knowing that they were soon to lose their jobs.

Sunday, August 21, 2011

Stacy McCain Misses Badly

Stacy of The Other McCain fame posts a humorous piece titled Your Ugly Ancestors.
Now we know where you get it, huh?
He includes this photo:

If he would have dug a little deeper into the pictorial archive he would have found a photo of the woman in a little less formal photograph:

However, Stacy's overall point still has merit. As I have dug into our own family photographic archives, I have found the following pic that none of our tribal elders are willing to identify.

But, at least we can say, 'Now we know where The TrogloPundit gets it from.'

New TV Show Promotions

I don't even know what new show they were promoting, but the lines they highlighted sure were good:
Why do guys wear a team jersey during a game? They're not on the team. It'd be like me watching Law and Order: SVU while dressed like a dead hooker.

Why do women, when mad at their men, give them the silent treatment? That's not a punishment, that's a reward. You should keep talking; talk about your feelings, that you're feeling fat, your period...
Whatever the show is, it may be worth a look-see.

Mr. President, Don't Go into the Water!

The Tea Partyers are terrorists, hostage takers, obstructionists, and apparently, Lagomorphs.

So, Mr. President, while vacationing on Martha's Vineyard, DON'T GO INTO THE WATER!

(H.T. Smitty.)

Thursday, August 18, 2011

A Whole Lotta Melee Goin' On Out Der!

My sources tell me that Christine O'Donnell and Piers Morgan instigated the Georgetown fracas with the Chinese.

President Obama Has Long Promoted International Cooperation

Many ignorant Tea Party terrorists are claiming that President Obama hasn't actually come up with any plans of action to tackle real problems. They say he is 'just words, just speeches.' However, the world recognizes that our President is very active in finding solutions to world-wide problems.

For example, 2008 was declared the International Year of the Potato by the United Nations. Did President Obama just make a fancy teleprompted speech and do nothing? NO!

Also 2008 was declared the International Year of Sanitation by the United Nations. Did President Obama just make a fancy teleprompted speech and do nothing? NO!

Our President is a man of action. Residents of all 57 states recognize this along with the Navy corpsemen, and the entire planet.

Revealing the Listening Tour

We got this pic before the rhetorical cloaking devices were enabled:

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Coddling the Super Rich

Ann Althouse asks,
"Use your first idea: What would represent coddling and what would represent the super-rich? Now, put those things together in one image."
Ann links to the NYT image:

The TrogloPundit's first thought was:

My entry is:

Indeed, she coddled and now she stopped coddling (at the suggestion of Warren Buffett!)

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

I'm Just Talkin' 'Bout My G-g-g-generation

Peg over at What If? posted a pie chart that depicts my daily life:

That pretty much sums it up!


Monday, August 15, 2011

Black Helicopters Spotted Over Midwest


Ya Feelin' Lucky, Mars Punk?

It's a good thing this guy has Nobel Prize in Economics or we might not take him seriously.

Via Newsbusters:
KRUGMAN:...If we discovered that, you know, space aliens were planning to attack and we needed a massive buildup to counter the space alien threat and really inflation and budget deficits took secondary place to that, this slump would be over in 18 months. And then if we discovered, oops, we made a mistake, there aren't any aliens, we'd be better –

ROGOFF: And we need Orson Welles, is what you're saying.

KRUGMAN: No, there was a "Twilight Zone" episode like this in which scientists fake an alien threat in order to achieve world peace. Well, this time, we don't need it, we need it in order to get some fiscal stimulus.

Go Ahead, Mars, Make My Day

Sunday, August 14, 2011

I Got Good News and I Got Bad News

As Super Bowl Champions, the Green Bay Packers just finished their visit to the White House and President Obama. As usual the media missed the significance of the event. Historically, when the Packers engage somewhere, the leader or leaders of that team have been injured or fired. So it went for Trent Edwards, Kevin Kolb, Michael Vick, Jay Cutler, Todd Collins, Wade Phillips, Brad Childress, and Mike Singletary.

So the good news is that Barack Obama will be fired by the American people after just one term.

Now the bad news; very, very bad news.

While visiting the White House, the Packers gave the President a certificate of share, meaning that now Barack Obama is among the owners of the Green Bay Packers. When Obama gets even a pinkie finger on something, it is sure to devolve rapidly.

It will be a long, long season for the Pack.

Saturday, August 13, 2011

Stretching One's Self as an Actor

Cut!! The scene does not call for laughing out loud.

Quiet on the set! Take 38, and... Action!

Why Are There No London-Style Riots in Switzerland

Or At Grandpa Steve's House

(Ok, Ok, maybe the granchilluns get a bit riotous and do a little candy dish looting, but, still...)

(H.T. Insty, Ruger, Smith and Wesson, Taurus.)

Thursday, August 11, 2011

We Welcome Our New Golf Overlords

It appears that our Wisconsin overlords are showing up in nearly all areas of American life. In politics we have Paul Ryan, Ron Johnson, Scott Walker, and Reince Priebus.

In blogging there are too many to mention, but I'll just name The TrogloPundit 'cause he pays me to link him.

In sports, the Packers are reigning Super Bowl champions, the Brewers lead their division by 5 games. In golf...

Fuzzy Shotgun Wedding

Alexandra Petri weighs in concerning the petition to have Bert and Ernie marry on Sesame Street in the Washington Post:
Sure, sign the petition. But consider the slippery slope.

Next, someone will start a petition for Salt and Pepper to get married. They travel everywhere together — sometimes Salt leaves for mysterious weekend trips to visit chicken dishes, but every couple has to negotiate their own rules — and they generally wear cute matching outfits. Yes, I realize that they are inanimate containers for spices, but they're so clearly Meant To Be.

How about Spongebob and Squidward? Timon and Pumba? Lumiere and Cogsworth? C3PO and R2D2?

Where would it end? Indeed!


Administration Calls for Regime Change


Breaking News:
WASHINGTION- As the latest violence continues in Britain, the Obama Administration called for Prime Minister David Cameron to step down. The State Department now recognizes the leaders of the protesting 'British Spring' movement as the rightful rulers of Britain.
Last week the President called for Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker to step down to be replaced by the leaders of 'The Public Union Spring' movement and Governor Walker replied,

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

What OMG Really Means

I am so not tech savvy... I thought it meant something else all along.

Fishersville Mike wouldn't give you this shirt off his back.

Sometimes when Kate says, "OMG," it is not referring to knee pain.

I'm Just Talkin' 'Bout My G-g-g-generation


London Unveils New 2012 Summer Olympics Logo


Any resemblance to Wisconsin Walker Stalkers is purely coincidental.

(Adapted from H.T. Theo Spark.)

"The Nazi war machine couldn't break the British, but the modern welfare state has." -Ann Coulter


Monday, August 08, 2011

Caught on the Jumbotron

For many years I have been a regular reader of Keith Burgess-Jackson's blogs. Keith has a law degree, but instead pursued a PhD in philosophy and teaches at UofTexas-Arlington. Among the many interesting things about his posts are his insights into the Progressive mindset. He used to be one up until 2003 when the incongruities of it all forced him into Conservatism.

Keith is a huge baseball fan. At his roots he is a Detroit Tiger fan, but has also adopted the Texas Rangers near his home in Arlington. This year he purchased a special 20 game pack of tickets so he has been able to attend games at the Rangers Ballpark in Arlington with his girlfriend, Katherine.

Keith and Katherine attended the Rangers' game this past Sunday evening and the jumbotron caught some extracurricular activity in the stands:

(She said, "Yes!" in front of 37,000 people.)

Congratulations, Keith and Katherine!

Hey, the Rangers even won, beating Cleveland 5-3.

Got the Latest NewsFreek Magazine

Very informative! Available now at your nearest underground news counter.

(Bob knows that Lizzie Borden was found not guilty of 40 whacks.)

(The Trog hid his copy under his mattress so his wife and kids wouldn't find it and be traumatized for life.)

More discussion on Memeorandum.

Sunday, August 07, 2011

Might as Well Be the New Obama Logo

Someone caught a glitch in the new logo for Department of Innovation, a new blog sponsored by the Smithsonian Institute and Michelle Malkin picked it up.

Earlier this year, President Obama called for a technological response to our modern problems in the likeness of JFK's response to the 'Sputnik moment' of the early 1960's. The blog's new logo perfectly fits the activities of the Obama Administration's innovations to fix America.

Just like any one of the Obama Administration's policies, It doesn't work.

Obama Has Serious Primary Challenger


BREAKING: Obama primary challenger announces intent to run!

Promise of more economic stop signs appears to be polling well with the Progressive base.

(H.T. Isabella)

Saturday, August 06, 2011

Detective Paco Investigates:


It's got everything; An ingenious investigator, a hilarious sidekick, a coupla hot babes, a righteous Republican, and an evil plot against American freedom.

Ironically, although Paco is the private detective, the moral of this story is 'It doesn't pay to be Obama's dick Holder.'

Coach Burri, How Do You Account for Your Team's Success?

After regaling my story of our girls' basketball success on the national stage, people often ask how I account for such a run by a school with only 27 high schoolers (including boys). I modestly reply that it was training, preparation, strategy, and in-game adjustments.

Of course there may have been a few other intangibles... such as a pair of 6' post players and a 4'11" point guard; a thief with some hops:

But mostly coaching!

Friday, August 05, 2011

Just Received a Notice from an Old Army Buddy



Please be advised I am sick to death of receiving questions about my dog who mauled 6 illegals wearing Obama t-shirts, 4 Democrats wearing Pelosi t-shirts, 2 rappers, 10 Walker Stalker protesters, 5 phone operators who asked me to press #1 for English, 9 Idiots with pants hanging down past their cracks, 8 customer service desk people speaking in broken English, and 3 flag burners.


(Pat was hoping for the pick of his next litter.)

I Got This Fairy in a Headlock...


I met a fairy today that said she would grant me one wish.

"I want to live forever," I said.

"Sorry," said the fairy "I'm not allowed to grant wishes like that!

"Fine," I said, "then I want to die after Congress gets their heads out of their asses!"

"You crafty bastard," said the fairy.

(Stolen from Commonsense and Wonder who stole it from someone else.)

Thursday, August 04, 2011

Wednesday, August 03, 2011

Hope Among the Bleak Scenery


A couple of Fedorated Smittys:

If You Plan to Vote for Obama in 2012, You Will Be Attempting Murder


If President Obama is re-elected, you will surely be killing him.

No man, not even Obama, can go 8 years without rest. So if you plan on voting for him in 2012, you might as well put on your white hoods 'cause it'll just be like a lynchin'. Racist!

Tuesday, August 02, 2011

Monday, August 01, 2011

A Wrestling Move That I Never Quite Mastered


U.S.A... U.S.A...

Now Is a Good Time to Repost This 1934 Cartoon

Originally published in the Chicago Tribune, April 21, 1934:

(Resteal it, Trog, resteal it.)

Looks Like an Interesting Movie


It appears to be a documentary.