Cinco de Mayo – Open Thread

Happy Cinco de Mayo. Here in AZ this is a big deal and I have lots of family friends coming over for stacked tacos, cerveza frio, and swimming so I hope all you enjoy your day.

A couple of things on my mind – if I came out as a heterosexual real estate broker, would I get a call from Obama? If I lied about the cause of death of an ambassador and admitted not doing my job and reading cables from an embassy in a perilous region, would I be considered a leading Presidential candidate for 2016? If I just made stuff up about Obamacare, abortion and the Presidents taxes, could I get a job at MSNBC?

Happy Sunday all!

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24 thoughts on “Cinco de Mayo – Open Thread

  1. rustybrown2012 May 5, 2013 / 9:37 pm

    Here’s another question: if you throw out enough red herrings, will that substitute for a valid point?

    • dbschmidt May 6, 2013 / 11:44 am

      Does calling anything a “red herring” make it a red herring?

      • rustybrown2012 May 6, 2013 / 2:46 pm

        Answer to the last two questions: no.

  2. bozo May 6, 2013 / 5:06 am

    If it weren’t for the Mexican victory at Puebla on May 5, 1862, Napoleon III could have stepped up supplying the Confederate Army in the State with aid, prolonging the Civil War in the U.S. or even turning the tide, thus splitting up the country into two polarized adversaries instead of the completely unified democracy we now enjoy.

    Stop laughing.

    • neocon01 May 6, 2013 / 10:16 am

      completely unified democracy REPUBLIC we now “enjoy.”

      fixed

    • percybeezer May 6, 2013 / 2:52 pm

      Not exactly supplying bozo, Napoleon was attempting to sway England (and Europe) into recognizing CSA as a a legitimate government.

      “It is (our) interests which compel France to sympathize with the Confederate States which have led our banners up to the walls of Mexico. The recognition of the Southern States will be the consequences of our intervention . . . which will consecrate the final separation and secession of those states from the American Union.”

      The invasion was predicated on the war between the states, and the defeat was an ancillary footnote to that war. I’m not sure the recognition would yield the victory France wanted for the CSA, but it would have changed the dynamic.

  3. Jeremiah May 6, 2013 / 6:01 am

    Looking forward at this moment to the impeachment trial of Obummer after Wednesday. 🙂

    • neocon01 May 6, 2013 / 10:13 am

      shhhh cant talk about that….truth hurts sometimes.

      • Jeremiah May 6, 2013 / 4:14 pm

        They can’t take it, Neo. It burns! lol

      • neocon01 May 7, 2013 / 2:49 pm

        yup

        PC even on conservative sights….evil is hard to look in the face.

    • Bob1 May 6, 2013 / 10:22 am

      Who is going to do this? Why might this even be possible now after all that he has gotten away with?

      • neocon01 May 6, 2013 / 10:44 am

        he will NEVER be impeached let alone removed……..the GOP has NO, balls period! and the rats? the sleezier, slimier, more low life the person is the more they love them….barry is the gold standard for them.

      • neocon01 May 6, 2013 / 12:35 pm

        the most dangerous man in ameriKa?

        Obama to College Students: ‘Reject These Voices’ That Warn of Big Government & Tyranny

        “Only you can make sure the democracy you inherit is as good as we know it can be.”

      • neocon01 May 6, 2013 / 12:38 pm

        really danBLATHER??

        Dan Rather: Obama’s Opponents Want to ‘Cut His Heart Out & Throw His Liver to the Dogs’

        “Very difficult to come on nice to them.”

        who would be that cruel to dogs?

      • neocon01 May 6, 2013 / 1:34 pm

        O-M-G……….you cant make up this kind of stupidity!!

        Global Warming Will Force More Women into Prostitution
        Monday, May 06, 2013 12:31:19 PM · by John Semmens ·

        Representative Barbara Lee (D-Calif) warns that global warming will lead to an increase in sex-for-pay. As Lees sees it, higher temperatures will force women to wear skimpier clothing in an effort to endure the heat. More scantily clad women will induce more men to approach them with indecent propositions. The persistence of horny men and the lure of easy cash will be irresistible. Lee admitted that she wasn’t sure what could be done to avert this calamity, but thought that “we ought to be looking at possible options. Do we enforce a stricter dress code like some religions do?

        (satire?)

      • Jeremiah May 6, 2013 / 3:20 pm

        Have you heard? CBS is reporting on Benghazi. After all these months the LM is reporting. Amazing! This may be the beginning of the end of Obummer’s career as a no-account, good for nothing community organizer.

      • Amazona May 6, 2013 / 3:27 pm

        SeeBS could run video 24/7 of Barry throwing puppies into a wood chipper and his adoring groupies would not bat a collective eye.

        “He didn’t really do that and it was taken out of context and you are racists and Mitt Romney’s wife rides expensive horses and there were no WMD…”

    • neocon01 May 6, 2013 / 2:05 pm

      More to come….the complete destruction of America….

      Eric Holder says Feds Will Ignore State Laws and Enforce Gun Grab
      truther May 6, 2013 2

      Attorney General Eric Holder has written to Kansas Governor Sam Brownback (shown), informing him that the Obama administration considers state attempts to protect the Second Amendment “unconstitutional” and that federal agents will “continue to execute their duties,” regardless of state statutes to the contrary.

      http://www.pakalertpress.com/2013/05/06/eric-holder-says-feds-will-ignore-state-laws-and-enforce-gun-grab/

      • Bob1 May 6, 2013 / 9:19 pm

        Who is willing to protect our Constitution?

    • Jeremiah May 6, 2013 / 3:17 pm

      That’s the PC crowd for ya.

  4. ricorun May 7, 2013 / 7:03 pm

    Just wondering, Cluster, if you came out as a homosexual real estate broker there in AZ, would you get many calls from anyone?

    • Amazona May 8, 2013 / 3:00 pm

      rico, why do you ask? Is this something that would matter to you?

  5. Majordomo Pain May 8, 2013 / 2:14 pm

    No more racist rhetoric. You have been kicked off the blog in the past for this and it will happen again. Any such reference will result in the post being deleted and may result in going back to the no-pitchfork rule that came about because of this kind of bigotry. //Moderator

    Update: Following the comment, above, Majordomo Pain then attempted to link to a brimstone web site featuring nudity, profanity and more unacceptable rhetoric. This has resulted in the brimstone crew being banned from further comment on the blog. //Moderator

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