Pages

Jump to bottom

9 comments

1 Tigger2  Thu, Dec 13, 2012 9:44:19pm

I don't even give them the "Whig Party" label, with the Tea Partiers in charge I give them the label "The Know Nothing Party".

2 watching you tiny alien kittens are  Thu, Dec 13, 2012 11:20:27pm

1.
Start wars, lower taxes.
Add over $500 billion (thru 2013) in drug coverage, lower taxes.
Quadruple spending on "security," lower taxes.
Increase subsidies and write offs for some corporations, then lower their taxes.
Etc...

2.
?????

3.
Profit! Fiscal responsibility!

3 Tigger2005  Thu, Dec 13, 2012 11:52:40pm

Why is it necessary to qualify your relationship as boring STRAIGHT monogamous? There's such a thing as boring GAY monogamous too. Also, I hear some people don't find their monogamous relationships, gay or straight, boring! Can you only be conservative by living a boring life?

4 Skip Intro  Fri, Dec 14, 2012 5:46:54am

re: #2 watching you tiny alien kittens are

1.
Start wars, lower taxes.
Add over $500 billion (thru 2013) in drug coverage, lower taxes.
Quadruple spending on "security," lower taxes.
Increase subsidies and write offs for some corporations, then lower their taxes.
Etc...

I kept hoping that during one of the GOP primary debates, the economic geniuses there would explain how that lowered the defect, at least until the Kenyan usurper stole the election from the Honorable Sarah Palin and that old fart she was running with.

5 Political Atheist  Fri, Dec 14, 2012 6:06:12am

re: #3 Tigger2005

Why is it necessary to qualify your relationship as boring STRAIGHT monogamous? There's such a thing as boring GAY monogamous too. Also, I hear some people don't find their monogamous relationships, gay or straight, boring! Can you only be conservative by living a boring life?

Necessary? Not at all. it's just the lifestyle I live. A dash of self deprecating humor.

6 lostlakehiker  Fri, Dec 14, 2012 6:12:57am

re: #3 Tigger2005

Why is it necessary to qualify your relationship as boring STRAIGHT monogamous? There's such a thing as boring GAY monogamous too. Also, I hear some people don't find their monogamous relationships, gay or straight, boring! Can you only be conservative by living a boring life?

It's not the LIFE that's boring. It's the stretches where you lay the foundations for future zest and daring, by playing parts of it boring, that are boring.

"Conservative" has many meanings. One of them seems to be "Bad Bad Dog". But to me, it means wise husbandry of resources, including environmental resources, financial resources, and reserves of trust.

These resources can then be a factor in reaching the great goals one has in life. Because they're there, not squandered.

7 Destro  Fri, Dec 14, 2012 7:18:56am

re: #1 Tigger2

re: #2 watching you tiny alien kittens are

re: #3 Tigger2005

re: #5 Political Atheist

re: #6 lostlakehiker

re: #4 Skip Intro

The smaller govt ideology is the problem. We live in a complex society that can no longer function without some oversight and investment from the govt (internet for example was invented by the govt).

We need less intrusive govt not smaller govt.

This is not he 1800s anymore where if we lose our jobs or the economy turns sour it does not matter because we can move west, get free land from the Indians and grow some crops as a yoeman farmer. We don't live in a nation where we can leave a job and just walk down the street and get hired at another one (which is how it used to be in the Garment District in NYC up until the 70s according to my dad).

Any party that argues for reducing or eliminating the social safety net in this modern, globalized economy where businesses have no loyalty to either country or workers or even customers/clients (Wall Street firms worked both sides of the game - legally it seems thanks to deregulations) deserves to die or be killed off.

Republicans, your fantasy based economic ideology is your problem more so than your views on gay rights and social issues.

8 Political Atheist  Fri, Dec 14, 2012 7:49:48am

re: #6 lostlakehiker

...

9 Political Atheist  Fri, Dec 14, 2012 7:55:42am

re: #6 lostlakehiker
Well said.
It's all about perspective-From a TMZ / Paparazzi /pearl clutching drama viewpoint I'm beyond boring, non existent. Even my guns are "boringly" all Calif. legal, registered etc. I get to work in an interesting mfg biz, have a small multi media biz, and get out with my cameras & the wife. I'm not bored. I just live a highly non controversial day to day.


This page has been archived.
Comments are closed.

Jump to top

Create a PageThis is the LGF Pages posting bookmarklet. To use it, drag this button to your browser's bookmark bar, and title it 'LGF Pages' (or whatever you like). Then browse to a site you want to post, select some text on the page to use for a quote, click the bookmarklet, and the Pages posting window will appear with the title, text, and any embedded video or audio files already filled in, ready to go.
Or... you can just click this button to open the Pages posting window right away.
Last updated: 2016-01-01 10:29 am PST
LGF User's Guide RSS Feeds

Help support Little Green Footballs!

Subscribe now for ad-free access!Register and sign in to a free LGF account before subscribing, and your ad-free access will be automatically enabled.

Recent PagesClick to refresh
Large Botnet of CCTV Devices Knock the Snot Out of Jewelry Website Researchers have encountered a denial-of-service botnet that's made up of more than 25,000 Internet-connected closed circuit TV devices. The researchers with Security firm Sucuri came across the malicious network while defending a small brick-and-mortar jewelry shop against a distributed ...
Thanos
6 hours, 7 minutes ago
Views: 127 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 0
Tweets: 2 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 0
Likes: 0
Comments: 0
: 0
Cass McCombs - ‘Run Sister Run’"Run Sister Run" by Cass McCombs from the album 'Mangy Love,' available 8/26Pre-order here: lnk.to Official Site: cassmccombs.comFacebook: facebook.comTwitter: twitter.com
Thanos
1 day, 3 hours ago
Views: 245 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 0
Tweets: 1 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 0
Likes: 0
Comments: 0
: 0
The ‘Internet of Things’ Needs a Fix Lack of standards, lack of security, and application creep all create inertia against easy adoption. The first moments of ownership usually involve downloading an app, creating an account and connecting the thing to your Wi-Fi network. Sometimes that all ...
Thanos
1 day, 5 hours ago
Views: 270 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 1
Tweets: 1 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 0
Likes: 0
Comments: 0
: 0
North America Will Draw Half Its Electricity From Carbon-Free Sources by 2025 - Scientific American The United States, Mexico and Canada will make a joint pledge tomorrow to draw half the continent’s power from non-emitting sources by 2025. President Obama, President Enrique Peña Nieto of Mexico and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada will ...
Thanos
1 day, 5 hours ago
Views: 272 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 1
Tweets: 1 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 0
Likes: 0
Comments: 0
: 0
Egypt Deports Liliane Daoud, British-Lebanese Talkshow Host Ms Daoud, a former BBC journalist, was detained by plainclothes policemen at her home in Cairo on Monday and put on a plane to Beirut. The move came hours after her contract was terminated by privately-owned OnTV. Her show, ...
Thanos
1 day, 5 hours ago
Views: 304 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 1
Tweets: 2 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 1
Likes: 0
Comments: 0
: 1
Google Maps and Earth Just Got a Huge Boost The new techniques for processing the images will ensure that the pictures have more clarity and have a higher resolution. How did Google go about bringing clearer images users' way? Google deployed the publicly available Earth Engine API to ...
Thanos
1 day, 9 hours ago
Views: 351 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 2
Tweets: 27 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 1
Likes: 0
Comments: 0
: 1
NASA Studies Details of a Greening Arctic NASA scientists used almost 30 years of data from the NASA/U.S. Geological Survey Landsat satellites to track changes in vegetation in Alaska and Canada. Of the more than 4 million square miles, 30 percent had increases in vegetation (greening) ...
Thanos
1 day, 21 hours ago
Views: 342 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 0
Tweets: 12 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 3
Likes: 1
Comments: 0
: 4
Don’t Let Mississippi Establish Anti-Gay Religion The federal law and its many state imitators apply equally to all sincere religious believers and their beliefs. The Mississippi statute doesn't. It begins by singling out three religious beliefs or moral convictions for protection. They are that “marriage ...
Thanos
2 days, 6 hours ago
Views: 607 • Comments: 1 • Rating: 2
Tweets: 44 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 1
Likes: 1
Comments: 0
: 2
Brexit in Brussels: Juncker’s Mic Drop and Political Brexploitation The three presidents—Juncker along with Donald Tusk, who heads the European Council, and Martin Schulz, the president of the European Parliament—said they “expect the United Kingdom government to give effect to this decision of the British people as soon ...
Thanos
3 days, 8 hours ago
Views: 721 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 2
Tweets: 6 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 1
Likes: 0
Comments: 0
: 1
Brexit: EU Spells Out Procedure for UK to Leave The European Union has clarified the way the UK can kickstart formal negotiations to exit the bloc following Thursday's referendum. It says Britain can trigger Article 50, which sets a two-year deadline for a deal, by making a formal ...
Thanos
3 days, 9 hours ago
Views: 526 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 0
Tweets: 2 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 1
Likes: 0
Comments: 0
: 1