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Never met a communist he didn’t like:

Obama finds kindred spirit?

“I am glad to meet an Indian communist. I am told that communists have been part of the (Indian) political mainstream,” Obama told CPM Politburo member Sitaram Yechury at the Rashtrapati Bhawan banquet as they were introduced and both shook hands.

He might just as well have said “fellow communist.”

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And while Obummer is yucking it up with his new found commie friends and Bernanke is devaluing the dollar, the World Bank president lobbies for a global currency system:

“The world needs a new global currency-setting system”, – World Bank President Robert Zoellick has stated in Singapore.

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Tell me again why this is happening?

Are they really that good at what they do? I suppose it depends on how you look at it. If for instance, you think 22% actual private sector unemployment and bailing out underfunded pensions and banks and insurance companies all on the public’s back are all good things, then by all means, let’s pay government employees twice what the average private sector employee makes. Never mind the fact that they don’t produce a single marketable product, which is what an economy should be based on.
Morons.
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Sorry, broke off into a rant there.
Here, wash your ears out with some really nice guitar work, newly discovered today.
My favorite YouTube comment:
this song really got to me! but the part after 5:16 sucked 😉

Somewhere on America’s left coast, behind the lines, stands one of the last bastions of hope for Conservative principles in California. A refuge for lovers of liberty who find themselves stuck in a beautiful landscape that hypnotizes all but the strong minded, luring them into a deadly world of Socialist thought that sucks the pride of self reliance from their minds and clouds it with the promise of unearned entitlements. That Fortress of Freedom is the blog American Power, and the luminary of that site is Professor Donald Douglas.

I’m often amazed at the tenacity required to produce the volume of quality articles and insightful commentary published by Prof. Douglas. Articles that are surely produced from an unquenchable love of America’s founding principles and a fire that grows brighter and stronger when fueled by the inane and asinine arguments of the liberal and socialistic pseudo-elites we battle today.

Professor Douglas, I’m certainly thankful you can withstand what must be a daily onslaught of leftist dogma evidenced in California these last couple of decades. Thank you for fighting against it with reason, truth and humor.

We need battalions of such educators in our schools to teach the truth of American exceptionalism.

Whatever you think of him, these facts are undeniable; the man behind American Power Blog is a tireless defender of freedom, of the virtues of liberty and a true American patriot. Which is why I’ve chosen American Power as the Robot’s latest Featured Blog.

Like your humble robot, Prof. Douglas is a music lover as well and possesses a diverse taste that spans the spectrum from punk rock to rap and hip-hop to pop and classic rock. I’ve found several new bands from visits to American Power and been reminded of some I’d forgotten.

I must also admit to sharing his affinity for Gods most favored creatures. We need a break from the punditry every now and then and the lovely ladies featured on his site rival those to be found anywhere, be it here on this site, or the glitzy runways of New York.

Be sure to bookmark and blogroll American Power.

Follow him on Facebook

… on Twitter

… at Pajamas Media

… at FrontPage Magazine

… at Right Wing News

… at Theo Spark’s… and at NewsReal Blog.

Jeez, the guy is everywhere! Maybe that’s why he is fortunate enough to hang out with like minded freedom fighters like Pamela Geller.

Whatever it is you’re doing, Sir. Keep on keepin’ on. You’ve definitely got an admirer in this Texas robot.

Cheers!

World Party made some great music back in the day. Saw them live in Austin once. Outstanding show.

While we’re waxing nostalgic. Here’s the opening act from that show. Jellyfish. Anyone remember these guys?

Since I love their music so much. One more.

The robot is in a funky mood today. Funk in a good, R & B kind-of way. Time to dig on some LeAnn Rimes & Joss Stone from CMT Crossroads. This is the full show. It will play the first song (which kicks butt, BTW). If you want the rest, you’ll have to install the Veoh player. I did. Nothing bad happened.

Oh, this could be considered a Rule 5 post as these two are definitely hot.

What say you, Smitty?

What is Rule 5 you ask? See here for excellent examples.


Watch Joss Stone & LeAnn Rimes (Full CMT Crossroads) in Music |  View More Free Videos Online at Veoh.com

A favorite of mine for ump-teen bazillion years, David Lindley is a musician’s musician. If it has strings on it, this guy can play it.

Have a great Friday night, folks!


Here’s a studio cut my band used to perform back in the stone-age.

And BTW, I’ve added a link to Bob’s excellent post of a day or so ago “Rush Sounds The Clarion Call” to the Prime page on this blog. It is most worthy of your attention.

If you know any lilly-livered Republicans who are raising the “I’ll work with Obama” flag, you might just pass that link along to them.

Repeal Obamacare!

Prosecute those in Congress that broke the law passing it!

No compromise!

No surrender!

WOLVERINES!

This song’s been stuck in my head for days…

Some random thoughts before I commence on the weekend duties:

I see that Joel Demos won the TBF poll this week. I’ll be donating to his campaign shortly.

From Joel’s website:

I cannot sit still while our country goes down a road that has proven to lead to financial ruin. For my children and yours, my family has decided to embark on this journey to help restore some sanity to Washington.

Thanks to Right Klik for running the Ten Buck Fridays poll and Conscientiously Conservative for coming up with the original concept. Great work both of you and the over 80 bloggers who participate. Speaking of CC, I just looked and realized, she’s not on my blogroll! DOH!

Wait a second while I correct that omission.

While I’m on the subject of blogroll, There are a couple of additions you may be interested in: Holding the Line in Texas, and Fleece Me, who was kind enough to link to the Socia.list page.

We’re down to the last few weeks of the campaign season. Is it just me or do any of you feel a bit burned out from all of the politics? I know I am. Not being a career political junkie or reporter, this season has got to be the most focused I’ve ever been on politics. It wears on a robot. I need a good lube job. And a shot of rum. How do the politicians do it? Are they all on coke?

After the election, I’m going to form a new band or at least join one.  I’m feeling the urge to beat on some skins and stretch out the vocal chords. I’ve definitely got some frustration that needs venting. Not sure how much of those happenings I’ll post on this blog though, as some people are more interested in politics than music and I like my political anonymity. I may have to start another, just to separate the two. Or maybe another page on this one. It’s up in the air for now. We’ll see.

For the rest of the weekend, posting may be lite. My freaking DSL is on the fritz again. Come this Tuesday, that problem will hopefully be solved. The ‘bot is going to cable. Buh-Bye ATT with your dropped service every 5 minutes and a ten minute post taking an hour to complete. Also, my house needs cleaning and the studio needs some maintenance. Bottom line is, it’s just too pretty outside to spend dealing with an off and on internet connection, so there you have it.

Speaking of music, here’s one of my faves from the Doobies:

Enjoy your weekend, my friends.

Time for a Robot to rethink his head cover and eye wear choices.

Found at View From The Porch thanks to A trainwreck in Maxwell.

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Also, for no particular reason, here’s a Boudreaux joke from the inbox:

Boudreaux suddenly quit drinking, took a bath, quit chasing women, quit his poker games and stopped laying around. He started cutting the grass around the church, even painted it and was faithful to be first to attend on Sundays!

Father Thibodeaux asked him what about dis wonderful change that had done overtook him.

Boudreaux explained, “I heard “Crisis in the Gulf” and if He’s dat close,  I wanna to be good to go!

[Amen, Boudreaux. ~bot]

H/T Sharon

A few weeks ago, while listening to some old Hank Jr.  I remembered a song he did in the seventies called Outlaw Women. It occurred to me that it might make good background music for a tribute to the conservative ladies in the political arena today. I sought out the tune and upon hearing it again, realized that a few lines just didn’t quite fit what I thought the proper message should be, which lead to a search for a song that did fit, but I kept coming back to the Outlaw. This left one choice. I would have to rewrite some lines and *gasp* sing the thing myself.

What follows is the result of the last few weeks agonizing in the studio over enunciation and phrasing and then compiling photos and learning how to use the video software. (Thanks Carol!)

I apologize in advance if I left anyone out. You can also blame me for any mistakes or faux-pas, or you can just blame Bush. Yea, that’s the ticket. Blame Bush.

Feel free to share it with anyone who likes Grizzly Mamas and really bad vocals.

Cheers!

Proudly swiped from Obi’s Sister, who adds: “Go on, make it viral.”

I don’t argue with the Jedi Princess.

Happy Labor Day Weekend comrades!

Here’s a little roundup of great posts from the Robo-Reading List to help you through the next few days.

First, Carol of No Sheeples Here is participating in Project 2996, which for her part she honors the slain of 9/11/2001 with a tribute a day until Sept. 11. A very touching way to remember the heroes of that day who lost their lives. Carol’s blog has been featured blog this week, so please be sure to visit her site and let her know that an imaginary robot does indeed dream of electric sheep. Thank you.

As a side note, I’m considering changing the title of “Featured Blog” to “Honorary Android” or something close like “Android Army.” What do you think? Suggestions?

Next up is the blogosphere’s very own Stacy McCain, who truly earns the  title of “Roving Reporter” this week by traveling all the way to Alaska to cover some Republican primary or something. I think Joe Miller’s name came up at some point. While he was in the neighborhood, he stopped in to check on the Palin family.

As Red said, “How freaking cool is this?”

Speaking of my favorite redhead, she and the crew of Corndog are in the process of making the move to Texas and could use a little help for the U-Haul. Drop by over there and throw a couple of bucks in the tip jar.

So, one half of The Other McCain is off playing world traveler, rubbing elbows and rattling the tip jar no doubt trying to get enough shoe leather funds for a ride home, while Smitty, the balder and sometimes bolder half is covering everything else it would seem. Some highlights:

Recovery Summer?

Delaware Castle?

NYC GZM?

Social Conservatism?

SOS: Sissypuss, Obama, And Skippy

Staying on the election theme, my Jersey buddy Russ, the constant campaigner has been working his arse off for another favorite of mine, Anna Little who is up against some huge opposition in the form of Frank Pallone. Russ exudes confidence in his post over at The Resistance:

I’m telling you right now, as you sit there, that this is the single biggest House electoral upset in history in the making.

Just a sample of what we’re up against:

  • 22-year hard progressive incumbent (proud author of PalloneCare and cap-and-trade)
  • $4 million warchest (the richest in the house)
  • 2 to 1 D to R demographic in the 6th District (34-17)
  • Ridiculously gerrymandered District intended solely to keep Frank Pallone in office (just look at it sometime)

But we’re gonna win.

Here’s a link to Anna’s donation page. It takes money to win these campaigns folks. Either we give now to the candidates who will fight the beast or the beast will take your money anyway to redistribute as they see fit. The choice is yours.

I must add that all of the above causes are ones I consider most worthy. I wouldn’t recommend a donation to someone I haven’t personally donated to myself.

Now for something more light-hearted, The Troglopundit attempts to overcome yesterday’s Eva Mendes hotness with a single Megan Fox pic. Weak, my friend, weak, but still hot!

Lance also asks a relevant question.

Little Miss Attila brings up a good point about Chuck Norris:

Of course, there’s the issue of whether we should be listening to a guy who loses his damn gun in every single movie he’s in . . .

Then again, he is Chuck Norris, why would he be carrying a gun if not to lose it for the plot line?

Ha! I just used “Chuck Norris” and “plot line” in the same sentence. Where’s my award?

Bluegar. ROTFL Cougar. Bluegar. Whatever, watch the vid.

How does one spell “Bluegar” anyway?

Ruby Slippers points us to Dallas, TX Representative Eddie Bernice Johnson’s apparent mis-allocation of funds to her own relatives and the poor job she puts forth in defense of her actions.

Since 2005 Johnson has awarded a total of 23 scholarships to family members.Johnson additionally awarded scholarships to 5 other students who did not meet the residency requirements specified by the nonprofit Congressional Black Caucus Foundation

Eddie Bernice Johnson is also pointed out on this blog’s Texas 11 page, which  highlights the 11 Texas Representatives who voted for Obamacare, but the main reason for that page is not just to highlight those Socialist scumbags but to call attention to their opponents. Eddie B. Johnson’s opponent is the most worthy Stephen Broden, a Constitutional Conservative who has been a featured guest on the Glenn Beck Show on several occasions and who I believe spoke at the Restoring Honor Rally in D.C. last weekend with Dr. Alveda King although I did not see that part personally.

Hmmm, I think I just found a nomination for next weeks Ten Buck Fridays poll. Steven Broden!

Yankee Phil brings some Dennis Miller and MMMMMM, Bacon.

Cassandra over at Villainous Company plays Queer Eye for the Oval Office Guy, with hilarious results. And don’t forget the comments. Out. Freaking. Standing. Stellar work, Madame.

Gator Doug asks, “Hey kids, who is ready to see Alan Grayson make an ass of himself again?

Just what is a Rebel 5?

American Perspective (Formerly MAinfo) brings us Natale Portman and some good news of a bunch of Muslim protesters being told to STFU.

Proof Positive has a linkfest of his own going.

American Power notes that fewer young people are identifying as Democrat and comments on the queering of the school system.

Donald Douglas also reminded me of this gem from Fleetwood Mac, Rumours.

Fuzzi Slippers has been on some kind of blogging hiatus lately, but this piece is worth a link and two reads:

White Guilt and Gynoguilt: How the Left’s Culture of Victimhood Undermines Equality

Hope all is well in your world, Fuzzi 🙂

Doug Ross re-examines the Chrysler dealership closings at length.

Kristin is also a little scarce on posting of late, but what she finds time to share is well worth the time. Just beware the Attack Chicken!

Conservative Hideout tallies the damage from Obamacare.

Adrienne has a great roundup of her own.

Maggie’s Notebook offers:

The following Drudge headlines are all the news we need to know to Remember November.

Amusing Bunni has a baby who is not amused.

Motor City Times has some hops inspired music to my tin ears along with another collection of great links.

Obi’s Sister has a final word on the GZ Mosque.

Three Words: Diana Falzone. Yowza!

Bride of Rove has a little fun with the Beck Sex Tape fiasco.

Pundit and Pundette cue up a laugh track.

Obama Fail Blog wonders on the joys of  Trailer Park Banking!

And leaving on a humorous note, The Current has a Joe Friday clip.

Enjoy your weekend, folks! ~ ‘bot

UPDATE: I added a link. Dare you to find it. 🙂

UPDATE II: Graciously linked at And So It Goes in Shreveport and Paco Enterprises.

And a belated thanks to Last Refuge of a Scoundrel for the nice words and blogroll add. I’m digging that ‘stang dude.

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