Weekend-Monday Feb 26-March
1, 2010 Vol
2479 - Hawaiian
"When he was campaigning, Scott
Brown and his backers kept
big deal about "41."... Last
-- John Nichols, on Brown voting with the Dems, Link
Looks like we're not the only ones who
didn't get what we thought we voted for.
Today's Tequila Treehouse...
I hate Jimmy Carter
the South Pacific
was it a Hoax?
saved my marriage
send a 'love' check to
bartcop.com PO Box 54466 Tulsa, OK
"I'd like to thank President Obama, a
volunteered to Captain the Titanic AFTER it hit the iceberg, and
that America is still afloat."
-- Van Jones
the NAACP Image Awards, being magnanimous after Obama fired him
because Glenn Beck commanded him to do so, pissing off a lot of
liberals including me
I don't know the whole Van Jones
but that seemed like a super-classy
for Jones to do.
Democrats are heading toward next fall's
elections with a serious enthusiasm gap:
The Republican base is fired up. The
base is packing up.
The Democratic base is lethargic because
Democrats continue to compromise on everything
the base cares about. For a year now it's
nothing but compromises, watered-down ideas, weakened
provisions, wider loopholes, softened
Health care went from what the Democratic base wanted
-- single payer -- to a public option, to no
public option, to a bunch of ideas that Obama tried to explain last
and it now hangs by a string as Nancy
and Harry Reid try to round up conservative Democrats and a
51-vote reconciliation package in the
If someone wrote a script for how to
could Obama and the Democrats follow it any
"Sarah Palin needs to go to college.
college, world affairs college, and she is. She's hired a bunch of advisers
they're giving her a whole bunch of tracks to learn, because it is a sophisticated
-- Bill O'Reilly claiming Palin has the ability to
that be funny if Palin ended up going to an online
school for an education?
Tulsa Police say out of numerous potential
only one person had any information to offer in a
shooting the Chicken Hut. The victim,
Verner, later died of his wounds at a Tulsa hospital.
Restaurant patrons even shoved past
workers, stepping over the victim to get their food.
Police responded to a call of shots
fired at the
restaurant at about 3 a.m. When they arrived,
they found Verner lying on the ground in
of the restaurant's pick-up window.
People were instead stepping over Verner to
to their food orders.
Damn, that must be some tasty chicken.
We're going to have to give that a try.
George W. Bush took a shot at Jimmy Carter
this morning's closed-door reunion breakfast
for Bush-Cheney bastards, saying Carter
my life miserable."
While discussing his future plans, Bush
criticized Carter for offering him unsolicited advice
during his disasterous reign of errors.
"I have no desire to see myself on
I don't want to be a panel of formers instructing the currents on what
I'm trying to regain a sense of anonymity.
didn't like it when a certain former president -- and it wasn't 41 or
made my life miserable," the son of a bitch
Hey Monkey, first thing, go fuck
Second, eat shit and die.
You made life miserable for the bottom
of America and most of the world.
I KNOW you were just waiting to
Just about everything glass in the house is
and some busted up furniture as well.
By some stroke of luck, all the expensive
survived, and we had all utilities
and internet back within the first 3 or 4
Damn, in Tulsa we lose power if someone
a cloud in the sky
Just lucky in that regard as many are
Our condo is on the 14th floor, and we
suffer any major structural damage, all cosmetic stuff.
BUT...2 minutes of shaking at 8.8
hearing everything literally explode around you in the dark,
thinking we were about to ride this bitch
am now reevaluating my position on this planet.
Tomz1 in Santiago, Chile
Tom, great to hear from you.
Can you send us some pictures?
Minorities in both houses of Congress
and a Democratic
Prez weren't enough,
so it looks like we have to do this the
way. Let's root out ever last right-wing congressman,
one by one, and replace them with a true
Phase 1: Blanche Lincoln in AR.
Blanche's Opponent She's done all she can to kill health care so let's help her Dem opponent kick her ass
Conservative Democrat Blanche Lincoln
whose obstinacy during the health care reform process
was so frustrating to the progressive
is officially getting a primary challenge.
On Monday morning, Arkansas lieutenant
Bill Halter, announced that he would launch a campaign
to dislodge Lincoln from her Senate seat.
cited a need to focus on middle class issues, take on Wall Street,
and fight back against special interests.
who will call Lincoln personally today and send papers to the
state capitol on Tuesday, broke the news of
candidacy through an online video at his site www.BillHalter.com.
I like Bill Halter already.
If nothing else, he's to Lincoln's left and he's ready to fight.
"If your marriage or relationship is
strained due to unemployment, finding a job may help alleviate
pressure and save your marriage."
-- that's so smart, you figure I would've said it
A little planning goes a long way. If you are going for
and tell me:
If you're playing
poker - we
could do a private tournament or
play their $1 and $2 ante socialized games
Will you have a car?
Anyone up for fine
Split ten ways, even the good stuff is cheap :)
Do you know where
(Palace Station $22
a night, Stratosphere $$28,
Sam's Town $30)
Would you like a
cut costs in half?
If you want to go but
on bucks, and live near I-44 (or I-40 west of OKC)
Big Tom could use a rider or two to help with gas
Mention if you have
- that would work best for me.
It might help if I had
phone number - I promise I won't call a lot :)
I will give you my
- but only if you're going for sure :)
This is in 20 days so let's tie up what loose ends we
Note: Jane from Boston is looking for a roommate at a
male or female. Let me know if you're interested, I'll put you in touch.
Bart, if I'm not mistaken Senator
(D-OH) refuses his gov. health care bennefits
untill all American's can get the same
for the same cost. If he would introduce a bill that
would make it mandatory for all in the
and the Senate to do the same, I think the issue would
be fixed before any member would get a
The beauty of it would be they would
have to vote
on record to vote yes or vote fuck you voters.
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