Between the worlds of men and make-believe I can be found

by

nether-lands

Sketches

a. Summer
Late in the summer when the cottonwood dies
The fields are on fire with green bottleflies
And I’m still seeing reflections of me in your eyes
And why did you leave last summer
Now, the seasons are changing from summer to fall
And I’ve still got that picture hung on my wall
And there’s so much forgotten and too much recalled
And why did you leave at all

b. Winter
Standing beside you mid-winter day
Hearts beating close together
Wishing that we’d found some way to make
That moment last forever
Standing silent–laughing–breathing steam
Gazing down into a freezing stream…
I saw the face of a child
I saw the face of a child

reflection

http://www.4shared.com/file/99978464/dd88b2f9/06_Love_Gone_By.html

http://www.4shared.com/file/99978598/5264882a/07_Promises_Made.html

http://www.4shared.com/file/99978803/1cac79b8/08_Give_Me_Some_Time.html

http://www.4shared.com/file/99978855/88b828c8/09_Scarecrow_s_Dream.html

http://www.4shared.com/file/99978917/318e6d7/10_Sketches.html

http://www.4shared.com/file/99978993/ccaca8c6/11_False_Faces.html

From TageKaliandrino

Scarecrow’s Dream – Dan Fogelberg

My adaptation of this strangely haunting song.

97 Responses to “Between the worlds of men and make-believe I can be found”

  1. j.b. Says:

    Debby4 Says:

    April 17, 2009 at 11:56 pm
    Hi Rose,

    I am one of your dedicated “lurkers” who enjoy reading your blog daily–enjoy the music, the discourse, and the links to other sources of information.

    However, I take issue to Troy’s posting above regarding 9/11. The Pentagon WAS hit by a plane September 11. I, and at least a dozen others, witnessed the attack in abject horror from the 12th floor of our office building in nearby Arlington. We had a full panoramic view on a beautiful day with clear blue skies. I still have nightmares.

    Debby

    Thanks for posting, Debby. I, for one, believe you.

  2. Troy Says:

    So Debby, you just happened to be looking out the window at the very instant that a commercial airliner traveling at approximately 500 MPH, only a few feet above the ground, struck the Pentagon?

    Wow, I wonder what the odds of that are….I’m sure it was a horrific site to behold…..I wonder where the two massive engines ended up.

  3. rosettasister Says:

    Troy, I’m going to have to ask you to back off.

    Please.

  4. j.b. Says:

    Troy, why the sarcasm toward Debby? Is it really necessary?

  5. j.b. Says:

    Please disregard my ?
    Rose’s response was not there when I began to write my post. Thanks.

  6. Troy Says:

    Pentagon security camera footage

    Other security cameras, such as the one from the Double Tree Hotel, captured the impact also and in every single case the is no plane.

    There were no impact marks left on the face of the building from the massive engines slamming into it….In fact there was no plane debri to be found anywhere, just like in Shanksville.

  7. Katie Says:

    Everyone, please take a deep breath before this gets uncomfortable. It feeds into the chaos they’re creating in America.

    Let’s not let them succeed here at Rose’s place.

    K?

  8. Troy Says:

    Jb, I wasn’t being sarcastic….When I’m being sarcastic I finish with “(sarc)”

  9. j.b. Says:

    Okay. But I asked you to disregard my question. Rose has asked that this not be discussed here and I will respect that.

  10. Troy Says:

    Inspiring video from Dallas Tea Party

    http://mypetjawa.mu.nu/archives/197306.php

  11. Katie Says:

    551,000 and still climbing! (this site has a great link on it so you can select info. by states.)

    http://pajamasmedia.com/blog/pjtvs-crowd-estimates-for-tea-parties-still-climbing/

  12. j.b. Says:

    Troy Says:

    April 18, 2009 at 1:57 am
    Inspiring video from Dallas Tea Party

    http://mypetjawa.mu.nu/archives/197306.php

    *************************************
    Yes it is.

    Did y’all see the Twin Sons Of Different Mothers trying to pull off a brutha to brutha handshake? What a friggin’ nightmare of the doofus kind.

    http://drudgereport.com/

  13. j.b. Says:

    Troy Says:

    April 18, 2009 at 1:57 am
    Inspiring video from Dallas Tea Party

    *************************************
    Yes it is.

    Did y’all see the Twin Sons Of Different Mothers trying to pull off a brutha to brutha handshake? What a friggin’ nightmare of the doofus kind.

    http://drudgereport.com/

  14. Katie Says:

    Troy Says:
    April 18, 2009 at 1:57 am

    Inspiring video from Dallas Tea Party

    http://mypetjawa.mu.nu/archives/197306.php
    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    NICE, Troy!!

    “Welcome to what could very well be the next Revolution”

    This is a perfect example of the Tea Party message. Nothing in here about race. Oh, and just in case you’re interested, the woman speaking is half black, half white. Spin that, Pelousy! (aka Skankapotamous)

    I am proud to be this lady’s fellow citizen.

  15. Katie Says:

    j.b. Says:
    April 18, 2009 at 2:29 am

    Did y’all see the Twin Sons Of Different Mothers trying to pull off a brutha to brutha handshake? What a friggin’ nightmare of the doofus kind.

    http://drudgereport.com/
    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    I try very hard not to look at It.

  16. Troy Says:

    Hehe…I couldn’t look either.

  17. Troy Says:

    I’m sure they will swap limo stories. 😉

  18. Troy Says:

    Has anyone found out what is going on with Orly yet?

  19. Fernley Girl Says:

    Via Drudge, from The Times, Israel ready to bomb Iranian nuclear sites.

    http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/world/middle_east/article6115903.ece

  20. Fernley Girl Says:

    Also from Drudge, Israel concerned about Obama.

    http://www.theage.com.au/world/obamas-stance-worries-israelis-20090417-aa90.html

    Biden’s test?

  21. Troy Says:

    Jerusalem Post is denying

    http://www.jpost.com/servlet/Satellite?cid=1239710700439&pagename=JPost%2FJPArticle%2FPrinter

  22. Katie Says:

    I’m still Tea-Partied high – what do you think of this idea?

    I think our next rally/protest should be on the same day in May that illegal aliens are planning a protest. Better yet, we should do it the day before.

    We’ll call ours the American Citizens Unite! rally.

    Imagine the signs we could make for THAT! Imagine the average Joe’s words from the podium on what it means to them to be an American Citizen. I’d wager some of the best speeches would come from people who chose to EARN it.

    And we’d have the added benefit of shutting up lunatics like Gar-rolff-alo. They can’t come up with a good thing to say about America.

  23. j.b. Says:

    Love it, Katie. It should be on a Saturday and a MILLION PEOPLE WOULD SHOW UP!

    I can relate to your “highness”. 🙂 I am still trying to figure out how to share my short videos from my Flip Cam, which was supposed to be so easy (which is why I bought it the day before the rally) and yet I cannnot do it! wah. I keep coming back to the ‘puter and reading when I am s’posed to be painting! My, “Oh, I’ll be done in a week” job, is now approaching the end of week two. 😦

  24. Fernley Girl Says:

    Troy,
    Who do you believe, the Times Online or the Jerusalem Post?

  25. Troy Says:

    Common sense would lead me towards the Times article.

  26. Fernley Girl Says:

    Thanks, Troy. Me too, but it’s so easy for me to just get my head spinning from all the info on the web!!! Sometimes I should take my husband’s advice and “give it a break” 🙂

  27. Katie Says:

    Am I the only one who asked WTF? when the official White House statement stated that the president gave TWO authorizations to the Navy Seals to settle the pirate capture? Like one authorization isn’t enough? I guess the first one was an authorization that wasn’t. So the second one must have started with “let me make myself clear”. Ugh.

    Read this story and tell me if that doesn’t ‘splain what REALLY happened.

    http://atlasshrugs2000.typepad.com/atlas_shrugs/2009/04/enemy-in-the-white-house-bho-blocked-navy-from-rescuing-captain.html

  28. song Says:

    Thank you so much Troy for the link to the Minerals. I really, REALLY appreciate it..

    I appreciate all you do…

    I love all of you at Rose’s place..

    Thank you Rose and everyone for being the smartest people on the web. I mostly read you everyday..and am so glad you are here!!

  29. i george Says:

    Um Hi everyone. New Here. I was lured in here by the words to Dan Fogelbergs song “Scaredrows Dream.” I loved that song and album. I was his biggest fan back in the 70’s. I thought you talked about music here and I wasn’t expecting a 9/11 disagreement. Anyway, I’m so glad you shared the words and music as I am singing it now and I will go to bed happy as I had forgotten about this song/album. It WILL come out tomorrow on the old turntable.

  30. j.b. Says:

    Katie Says:

    April 18, 2009 at 4:44 am
    Am I the only one who asked WTF?
    ******************************

    Uh, no. I was rantin’ and ravin’ all weekend about that! I think I heard it for the first time on Saturday and from that point on, I kept asking, “What is taking SO LONG?” Then when I heard that Phillips had jumped AND STILL NOTHING?!? I knew something was not quite right with any of it.

    Anyone recall an Arena Football Player that went by the name, He Hate Me? Well, the next protest I go to I will bring a sign that reads, “HE HATE US”.

    I WANT MY LIFE BACK!

  31. Tenacity Says:

    After speaking at length with some recently disassociated affiliates of Orly’s and listening to Orly on the Collective Consciousness Call, I am confident that there a 2 sides to this story and they are probably both right and wrong. Orly is quite high strung and a bit paranoid. She is operating on a short fuse. She accused a Ron Paul supporter of being an Obot plant on the call just because he suggested her efforts may not lead to any substantive timely result. He, being a libertarian, was trying to be realistic about the up hill battle Orly is fighting and she turned on him in a flash. On the other hand, if Ostella was in fact trying to help and Orly pissed her off, there is no justification for the public sabotage that has occurred. You also have to respect Orly’s dossier facts. It certainly gives validity to her stated suspicions. Just be aware of Orly’s ability to turn on someone a bit quick. If she wasn’t so high strung, I doubt she could have accomplished what she has and you gotto know she’s getting attacked from many angles.

  32. Tenacity Says:

    I wish my Uncle was still alive. He spent most of his career as a Pentagon photographer. He’s been gone for about 10 years.

    It’s just hard for me to accept that I existed in such a box for 95% of my 58 years. Now my wife and kids keep coaching me to tone down my words when I am educating people. Being loaded for bear tends to make people feel like they are getting hit with a fire hose. They either go into overload or wonder what kind of nut case they WERE listening to before shutting down. This isn’t always the case, but when it happens, I wonder why I am wasting my time. My son asked me today why I bothered casting pearls to swine. The guy that I had been talking to was a cop and wanted to know about Oath Keepers. It’s just getting harder to judge how much people can or will hear and we have such a short amount of time to educate enough of them. I pray our conference on Sunday will have a big ripple effect.

  33. ryansgrammy Says:

    Troy that was a great video from Dallas — thanks!

    I keep reading all of the negative spin that the liberals are putting on the tea parties. I hope it upsets so many americans that the rallies planned for July 4 are double or triple what they were for tax day. I’ve talked to several people who, like me, had never participated in a protest or rally and now, seeing how peaceful and uplifting these events were, wish they had attended.

  34. zenstorm Says:

    So many protesters are left feeling a little un noticed. As unfair and dishonest as this is, our work has only begun.
    What happens when you speak about something very important and when you finish you realize that nobody in the room heard you or are ven looking in your dirrection. Either you repeat yourself a little louder or you walk away feeling botherede.
    I can imagine that those who jumped hoops to make it possible to be present at one of the tea parties is feeling a little neglected right now, and you can bet there is a big tea brewing and will be spewing for another, louder and bigger protest.
    There are many rebel raiser hoping that we dont just walk away from the liberals attempts to minimize our efforts…get ready, its coming….

    By the way, I missed you guys, took a little break before I myself boiled over. I am here for all the reasons you all are, just hoping to not but heads with friends not foe……..

  35. Katie Says:

    Late last night I finally heard the remarks from Capt. Phillips. After thanking the military and Navy Seals about 87 times (and deservedly so), his family, his crew, his community, his employers – I found it very telling who he never thanked. His omission of the usurper speaks volumes.

  36. KoolAid_Free_Lexi Says:

    I’m creating a short generic letter to send to those whom I have already written concerning BO. Some may remember that I never got any reply.

    Would like some feed back, please.

    ********
    I wrote to you regarding concerns of citizenship of then Dem candidate Barak Obama aka Barry Soetoro. You never responded. Now we have a usurper in the White House and more out of control spending — including the expenditure of $20.3 million in immigration assistance that will allow thousands of Palestinians with ties to Hamas to resettle in the United States.

    1000’s attended “Tea Parties” all across this nation, voices outraged over our “shopaholic” reps and you’re still not listening. I’m changing a party affiliation and you will never get my vote again. In short — consider this your pink slip. YOUR FIRED!

  37. KoolAid_Free_Lexi Says:

    I see some spelling errors I better fix before “we’re” call some other insulting name.

  38. Katie Says:

    Lexi – it’s HUNDREDS of THOUSANDS (if not over a MILLION as some reports are showing).

    By the way, CNN has pulled the youtube video of Roesgren’s (sp?) rant.

  39. KoolAid_Free_Lexi Says:

    Thanks Katie. I’ll make that correction too

  40. rosettasister Says:

    i george Says:
    April 18, 2009 at 6:02 am

    Um Hi everyone. New Here. I was lured in here by the words to Dan Fogelbergs song “Scaredrows Dream.” I loved that song and album. I was his biggest fan back in the 70’s. I thought you talked about music here and I wasn’t expecting a 9/11 disagreement. Anyway, I’m so glad you shared the words and music as I am singing it now and I will go to bed happy as I had forgotten about this song/album. It WILL come out tomorrow on the old turntable.

    ———————-

    Sorry you were stuck in moderation, george. Only first posts are moderated.

    “I was lured in here by the words to Dan Fogelbergs song “Scaredrows Dream.””

    Ve have vays of luring you here to RosettaSister’s!

    Seriously, Nether Lands is one of my favorites. There’s something about the music and lyrics that just makes me stare out the window.

    I’m not quite sure what it is I’m looking for.

    Rose

  41. Troy Says:

    Katie Says:

    April 18, 2009 at 4:44 am
    Am I the only one who asked WTF? when the official White House statement stated that the president gave TWO authorizations to the Navy Seals to settle the pirate capture? Like one authorization isn’t enough? I guess the first one was an authorization that wasn’t. So the second one must have started with “let me make myself clear”. Ugh.

    Read this story and tell me if that doesn’t ’splain what REALLY happened.

    http://atlasshrugs2000.typepad.com/atlas_shrugs/2009/04/enemy-in-the-white-house-bho-blocked-navy-from-rescuing-captain.html
    **********************************************************
    Katie,
    I posted a nice little rant here at Rose’s place about this very topic…..They had to practically beg him to let them save the captain.

  42. patriotamy Says:

    Hey ya’ all–I am still really busy with little time to post, but thought I would share the following video.

    He hits the nail on the head.

  43. Troy Says:

    Thanks Amy

  44. rosettasister Says:

    Preventing inclusion of reconciliation instructions in the spending plan seems the only way to lessen the debt burden until the 2010 elections.

    —————————————————————–

    Reconciliation seen as main hurdle for conference talks

    By Humberto Sanchez CongressDaily April 17, 2009

    http://www.govexec.com/dailyfed/0409/041709cdpm3.htm

    When Democratic leaders of the Budget committees return next week to shepherd the budget resolution to final passage, budget watchers expect the toughest issue to work out will be whether to include reconciliation instructions in the spending plan to get around a Senate filibuster.

    Democrats will carefully count votes to make sure that they can pass the resolution, especially in the Senate.

    During debate, Democrats sometimes joined with Republicans in voting in favor of GOP-sponsored amendments, including one proposal, which passed 67-31, that would prohibit the use of reconciliation for a cap-and-trade bill.

    On another amendment, 11 Democrats voted with all Republicans to raise the cap on estate taxes.

    More broadly, Democrats want very much to avoid a close vote.

    Another issue to iron out is the level in nondefense discretionary spending.

    The House bill would provide for $532.6 billion, whereas the Senate bill calls for $525 billion.

    One way that conferees could resolve the matter would be to split the difference.

    Both resolutions include deficit-neutral reserve funds for healthcare reform, energy and education — three pillars of President Obama’s agenda — leaving it up to the committees of jurisdiction to draft legislation on matters such as a cap-and-trade program to limit greenhouse gas emissions.

    (“deficit-neutral reserve funds”??? What does “deficit-neutral” mean?)

  45. Tenacity Says:

    Patriotamy,
    I like the Zonation video. It’s good when a post takes me somewhere I would not have gone without the post. Thank you

  46. rosettasister Says:

    (Just one example of where Obama needs reconciliation instructions to further his agenda and land us all in ever-increasing debt.)

    A Senate Democratic aide said that without [budget reconciliation] instructions, it would be ‘extremely hard’ to muster 60 votes in the Senate to surmount a filibuster against Obama’s plan.

    ———————————————

    The Student Loan Industry Pushes Back

    Private Lenders Would Die Under Plan to Give Government Bigger Role, Some Say

    By Amit R. Paley
    Washington Post Staff Writer
    Tuesday, April 14, 2009; A11

    http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/04/13/AR2009041302771.html?hpid=sec-education

    With the Obama administration proposing to overhaul the programs a majority of American students use to finance their college education, the student loan industry is fighting back.

    The administration is calling for sweeping changes to the decades-old approach of providing federal subsides to private loan companies, arguing that the revamp will save $94 billion that can be redirected to needy borrowers and help even more people go to college.

    But the industry and its congressional allies are countering that it would add billions to the national debt, put thousands of industry employees out of work and provide shoddy service for borrowers.

  47. Troy Says:

    http://texasdarlin.wordpress.com/2009/04/17/independent-lou-dobbs-slams-garofalo-and-mainstream-media/

  48. rosettasister Says:

    Does the truth even matter anymore, or only the narrative?

    Specter would have us believe that if not for his “courageous” vote, then there would have been no stimulus.

    Bullshit!

    Whatcha wanna bet that neither Specter nor his two Maine cohorts knew a thing about just how bad the deficit number was for FY 2009 before they cast their votes?

    The last projection was FY 2009 – 13.1% and FY 2010 – 9.6%.

    And whatcha wanna bet those numbers end up looking even worse than that?

    If these three turncoats had stood their ground, we would have ended up with a less expensive, more effective stimulus.

    We’d still be in deep doodoo, but we’d only need shit-kicking boots instead of hip-high boots to wade through it.

    —————————————————–

    Specter’s Stimulus Vote Looms Large in Race

    Likely Opponent In Primary Looks to Tap Anger on Right

    By Perry Bacon Jr.
    Washington Post Staff Writer
    Tuesday, April 14, 2009; A03

    http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/04/13/AR2009041302681.html

    Specter was repeatedly asked about the stimulus bill and its effect on the economy, and everyone around him seemed aware that the topic probably would define his future.

    “You can minimize that and say it’s just another vote, but this bill would not have passed if not for Arlen Specter,” said Rep. Robert A. Brady (D-Pa.), who appeared with Specter in Darby and praised the longtime senator for his bipartisanship.

    “This stimulus package that we’re going around and every congressman is passing out checks, all over the country, is because of a man named Arlen Specter.”

    (Does Specter expect to win a Republican primary with Dem friends like this?!)

  49. rosettasister Says:

    This was recommended for me at YouTube, and I’m glad I watched it!

    BritainsSoTalented

    April 11, 2009

    Dimitrios and Lagi a father and son act perform on Britains Got Talent.

  50. rosettasister Says:

    Huckabee sheds light on Georgetown’s Jesus ‘cover-up’

  51. rosettasister Says:

    (Cal Thomas)

    Janeane Garofalo plays the race card in rant about tea parties

  52. rosettasister Says:

    Lefties don’t even like Garofolo or Olbermann, for that matter!

    Fire Olbermann!

    http://cubicpolitics.wordpress.com/2009/04/17/fire-olbermann/

  53. rosettasister Says:

    April 18, 2009

    Israel stands ready to bomb Iran’s nuclear sites

    Sheera Frenkel in Jerusalem

    http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/world/middle_east/article6115903.ece

    Ephraim Kam, the deputy director of the Institute for National Security Studies, said it was unlikely that the Americans would approve an attack.

    “The American defence establishment is unsure that the operation will be successful. And the results of the operation would only delay Iran’s programme by two to four years,” he said.

    A visit by President Obama to Israel in June is expected to coincide with the national elections in Iran — timing that would allow the US Administration to re-evaluate diplomatic resolutions with Iran before hearing the Israeli position.

    “Many of the leaks or statements made by Israeli leaders and military commanders are meant for deterrence. The message is that if [the international community] is unable to solve the problem they need to take into account that we will solve it our way,” Mr Kam said.

  54. rosettasister Says:

    I wonder if there’s any truth to the following:

    Diplomatic Sources: China’s Mideast Envoy Likely to Help Iran Draw Attention to Israeli Nuclear Arsenal

    http://chinaconfidential.blogspot.com/2009/04/diplomatic-sources-chinas-mideast-envoy.html

    Diplomatic sources say China’s special Mideast envoy, Wu Sike, is likely to work behind the scenes to help Iran to focus world attention on Israel’s presumed arsenal of nuclear weapons–a deterrent that is critical to Israel’s survival in a sea of implacable, increasingly powerful enemies.

    Wu, a former Chinese ambassador to Saudi Arabia and Egypt, who replaced Sun Bigan as China’s top diplomat for the Middle East, is said to agree with his predecessor that criticism of Israeli nuclear weapons can serve as a useful propaganda diversion for Iran and strengthen its diplomatic position ahead of negotiating with world powers over Iran’s development of nuclear power–which China officially supports as long as it is for peaceful purposes.

    The anti-Israel propaganda push can benefit from U.S. President Barack Obama’s call for a nuclear-free world and Turkish President Abdullah Gul’s call for turning the Middle East into “a zone free of weapons of mass destruction.”

  55. rosettasister Says:

    Iran Says Its Military Might Helps Regional Security

    http://www.rferl.org/content/Iran_Says_Its_Military_Might_Helps_Regional_Security/1611272.html

    President Mahmud Ahmadinejad has said a strong Iranian military would help preserve stability in the Middle East, as Iran marked its armed forces’ day with a parade that appeared more muted than in the past.

    Ahmadinejad gave a relatively low-key speech and there was little sign of the anti-Western banners and slogans normally seen at the annual event.

    Israel, widely believed to have the Middle East’s only atomic arsenal, has described Iran’s nuclear program as a threat to its existence. Although it says it wants a diplomatic solution, Washington has also not ruled out military action.

    Military analysts say the United States could unleash vastly superior firepower against Iran, but that Tehran could hit back against Washington’s forces in Iraq and by disrupting oil supplies vital to the world economy.

  56. rosettasister Says:

    2009 Tea Party Roll Call

    http://www.hench.net/2009/teaparty.htm

    According to Henchster’s ongoing tallies, we’ve surpassed 750,000 participants in our nationwide Tax Day TEA Party/Tax Revolt!

    All 50 states fully engaged! Over 600 cities represented and reports still coming in!

    Huge turnout, huge SUCCESS!!

    Freeper Thread:

    http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2232343/posts

  57. rosettasister Says:

    In case you’re interested, here’s MommaE show from Friday 04 17 09:

    I don’t believe Momma made an appearance.

    APUZZO, KERCHNER, MCGREW ON MOMMAE RADIO REBELS SHOW

    http://www.blogtalkradio.com/mommaEradioRebels/2009/04/18/Momma-E-and-the-Radio-Rebels

  58. Katie Says:

    Speaking of beautiful music – this is a beautiful collaboration between Celine Dion and the one and only, Elvis. As Larry says, “this is just too cool” Enoy 🙂

    http://larrysinclair-0926.blogspot.com/2009/04/this-is-just-too-cool.html

  59. Katie Says:

    rosettasister Says:
    April 18, 2009 at 7:10 pm

    2009 Tea Party Roll Call
    ~~~~~~~~~~~~

    I predicted weeks ago that we’d see over a million people around the country at the Tea Parties. I stand by that today.

    Guess we all know what we’re doing on July 4th, right?

  60. rosettasister Says:

    The notion that one can compare Truthers to Birthers just doesn’t wash.

    The former claims Bush killed 3,000 of his own people.

    The latter claims Obama lied about where he was born.

    Oh yeah! They’re exactly the same!

    Idiots!

    ———————————————————

    9/11 Truthers Meet the Birth Certificate Brigade

    http://www.frontpagemag.com/Articles/Read.aspx?GUID=86A8B6C7-91FF-47ED-A33D-3C1EBD99BD1C

    The objective of Obama’s supporters and the conspiracy theorists is to associate policy and appointment-related criticism of Obama with fringe conspiracy talk.

    The Birther scam has become a major asset of the Obama White House, because it discredits his critics and relieves him of the burden of answering his critics.

    (What an absurd conclusion! Like we have that much clout!)

  61. rosettasister Says:

    Enjoy your Saturday!

    bbl

  62. JAC Says:

    Kate
    I think there was 100’s of groups that was under a 100 that never reported…..

  63. rosettasister Says:

    I’m not quite sure what this is.

    —————————————-

    Floyd Brown

    Western Center for Journalism

    http://www.westernjournalism.com/wcjflashad.html

    (But it starts out this way.)

    Is the biggest political crime in American history taking place right before our eyes? Is the man in the White House INELIGIBLE, according to the Constitution, to sit in the Oval Office… is he a FRAUD… a USURPER?

  64. rosettasister Says:

    Obama’s Campaign paid $688,000 to attorney who threatened sanctions in eligibility lawsuit

    Posted on Saturday, April 18, 2009 12:15:08 PM by Polarik

    http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2232359/posts

    EXCERPT

    Obama’s Campaign paid $688,000 THIS YEAR to attorney who threatened sanctions in eligibility lawsuit

    In a report filed Wednesday, April 15, Obama for America, the group that collected over $850 million in campaign contributions for Obama, spent nearly $9.5 million in the first three months of this year, including included $688,000 in legal fees to the firm of Robert J Bauer.

    Bauer is the same attorney who send a letter to attorney John Hemenway threatening him with sanctions, including costs, expenses, and attorney’s fees, if he did not withdraw his appeal on Hollister v. Soetoro, No. 08-2254. citing the disgusting comments made by Judge Robertson that Obama’s eligibility had been “blogged, texted, twittered, and otherwise massaged by America’s vigilant citizenry.”

  65. Katie Says:

    Can we do this and triple the numbers? TEA Rally July 4th.

    YES WE WILL!!

    “Let this serve as an inspiration — and a word of warning. Lead, follow or get the f#$% out of the way.”

    http://therealbarackobama.wordpress.com/2009/04/18/tea-rally-july-4th/

  66. rosettasister Says:

    http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2232359/posts?page=6#6

    To: LucyT; Candor7; pissant; MHGinTN

    Obama for America has failed to respond to a demand fy the Federal Election Committee to list the names and addresses of donor’s who gave more than $200, and also for details on a long list of refunds issued by the campaign.

    The FEC gave them until March 9, 2009 to comply or face possible sanctions or legal actions. Obama For America has not complied but no FEC action against them has been taken.

    6 posted on Saturday, April 18, 2009 12:21:48 PM by Polarik

  67. rosettasister Says:

    http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2232359/posts?page=59#59

    To: Vendome

    Legally, Bauer doesn’t have a leg to stand on. He cannot threaten sanctions against Hememway and cannot collect attorney’s fees and legal costs since Bauer did not request a Motion to Dismiss on the basis that the lawsuit was frivolous, nor did he ask for attorney’s fees and costs.

    The case was tossed by Judge Robertson so no ruling was ever made on Bauer’s Motion. But Hememway should press for Bauer’s disbarment based on Bauer’s extortion threat or, at a minimum have him recused from any further involvement.

    I agree that Hememway should have kept quiet and file the appeal.

    59 posted on Saturday, April 18, 2009 2:28:45 PM by Polarik

  68. rosettasister Says:

    Is this the guy?

    Robert (Bob) Bauer

    http://www.perkinscoie.com/rbauer/

  69. rosettasister Says:

    Robert (Bob) Bauer Resume

    http://www.perkinscoie.com/FCWSite/abc.aspx?url=professionals%2Fprofessionals_detail_pdf.aspx%3Fprofessional%3De3c0b076-8c7e-45f7-967f-40c6d0e1ec5f&rect=atty

  70. j.b. Says:

    http://www.thenoseonyourface.com/conservative-satire/kim-jong-il-sings-wocket-man/

    OMG. Try not to laugh. I. Dare. You.

  71. j.b. Says:

    Great reading here today, especially when I factor in the fact 🙂 that I agree with SO MUCH of it!
    Wish I could stay awhile…….but noooooooooooo, I have to paint. 12 people coming for dinner tomorrow and my kitchen /dining room is a complete disaster area!

    Keep up the fight and great work people.

  72. j.b. Says:

    http://www.poligazette.com/2009/04/18/controversial-cnn-reporter-takes-a-vacation/
    Very relevant article which, Rose, includes mention of your fav Hugh Hewitt’s Book, “BLOG;………………..”.
    Check it out Check It Outters.
    k-bye~

  73. Troy Says:

    Would anyone like to call Jeanine Gerbuffalo and let her know what you think of her?….I’m going to. 😉
    ***********************************************************
    {“commentId”:6552447,”authorDomain”:”imitalian”}imitalian
    That’s a flat out lie actually….

    Oh, and for anyone wanting to contact Jeanine Garofalo for saying everyone who went to the tea bag parties did it because the president is black and we’re rednecks to boot can reach her at:

    (845) 528-2235

  74. j.b. Says:

    I hope that is her number…………………..

  75. j.b. Says:

    ……….Cuz i just called it and left a message. I sure hope she gets it.

  76. Troy Says:

    Lateset or most recent new Orly site

    http://www.orlytaitzesq.com/blog1/

  77. Troy Says:

    Post tea party Thomas Paine video.

    http://freedomsfirst.org/

  78. Katie Says:

    Troy – not just ‘rednecks’. We’re ‘teabagging, racist, right wing extremist, domestic terrorist rednecks.’

    Not much left we can sink to now. Whew!

    Dr. Orly’s new filing with the Gov. of Wyoming is interesting. SOMETHING has to crack this open!

  79. Katie Says:

    j.b. Says:
    April 18, 2009 at 10:22 pm

    http://www.thenoseonyourface.com/conservative-satire/kim-jong-il-sings-wocket-man/

    OMG. Try not to laugh. I. Dare. You.
    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    😀 Too funny! Wonder if Wocket Man Don’t Wanna Be Obama’s Elf???

  80. Katie Says:

    NWO Police, “We’re going to ask you to leave because you’re not doing anything wrong”

    http://obambi.wordpress.com/2009/04/18/nwopolice/

    Guess I’m in big doo doo since I had the audacity to take a picture of a Federal Bldg.. Who knew it was ‘illegal’?

    THIS NEEDS TO GO VIRAL!

  81. j.b. Says:

    *NEWS FLASH*

    That is not Garafolo’s number. I was a bit concerned when I heard the voicemail, so I began my message with;
    “If this is not JG’s #, I apologize…… I then left a pointed, non-curse-word-laced (which was NOT easy, btw) message. Well, that sweet sounding young lady just called me back! She actually said she was, “Sorry that JG offended me” and would I please not call her again.
    *embarrassing*

    Remember when I called Michelle and left a message that Shanika (or was it Shaniqua) called? *Sigh* I miss November 2nd and before.

  82. j.b. Says:

    Remember when I called Michelle and left a message that Shanika (or was it Shaniqua) called?

    Yeah, me neither.

  83. j.b. Says:

    By Major Garrett

    PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad and Tobago — President Obama endured a 50-minute diatribe from socialist Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega that lashed out at a century of what he called terroristic U.S. aggression in Central America and included a rambling denunciation of the U.S.-imposed isolation of Cuba’s Communist government.

    Obama sat mostly unmoved during the speech but at times jotted notes. The speech was part of the opening ceremonies at the fifth Summit of the Americas here.

    Later, at a photo opportunity with Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper, Obama held his tongue when asked what he thought about Ortega’s speech.

    “It was 50 minutes long. That’s what I thought.”

    Hey, Barry! When you gonna put yer BIG BOY PANTS on ?Puh-lease………lmao.

  84. j.b. Says:

    http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2009/04/18/obama-endures-ortega-diatribe/
    Here’s the entire article. Absolutely, positively, shameful behavior by our neuteured “leader”.

  85. j.b. Says:

    Too funny! Wonder if Wocket Man Don’t Wanna Be Obama’s Elf???
    ************************************

    It appears that Barry is quickly becoming the World “Leaders” Elf.

    I sure HOPE (some of ) the folks who voted for Barry are beginning to lose sleep, have anxiety and a constant feeling of OMG and WTF? as I (and millions of others) do.

    They deserve it.

  86. j.b. Says:

    http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2008/apr/19/key-witness-in-passport-fraud-case-fatally-shot/

    SPEAKING OF OMG.

    What’s Next? What’s Next? What’s Next?

    UH, MR. Fitzgerald, how’s that investigation going?

  87. j.b. Says:

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-1171044/Sacha-Baron-Cohen-fraud-says-senior-Republican-tricked-bedroom-gay-seduction-scene-Bruno.html

    Crass? Yes. Funny? You betcha!

  88. j.b. Says:

    Obama’s elf………………

  89. ryansgrammy Says:

    Don’t know if this was posted earlier — sorry if it was. The lady who organized the tea party I attended sent an email requesting that we encourage our elected officials to get behind this HR requiring that Congress include in laws they enact, a specific reference to where in the Constitution they have the authority for the specific law. Sounds good to me! If you agree, please pass it on to others. Thanks
    http://www.opencongress.org/bill/111-h450/text

  90. ryansgrammy Says:

    This story from CFP — it’s not nice to mess with tea party people!
    http://canadafreepress.com/index.php/article/10326

  91. rosettasister Says:

    Good Sunday morning, America!

    Americans For Prosperity (AFP) blog:

    http://www.americansforprosperity.org/blog

  92. rosettasister Says:

    Through a bill deceivingly labeled the Employee Free Choice Act, some lawmakers want to abolish these private ballot elections and allow unions to organize just by collecting signatures on union cards, giving them the ability to pressure and intimidate workers in public.

    http://www.savemyballot.com/

  93. rosettasister Says:

    A “massive” march on Washington

    Friday, April 17, 2009

    Tea party protest backers ask for more

    http://washingtontimes.com/news/2009/apr/17/tea-party-protest-backers-ask-for-more/

    Tim Phillips, president of Americans for Prosperity, a pro-tax cut advocacy group that was one of the chief promoters of the rallies, said his group had volunteers “getting folks signed up for future battles.”

    “We cannot view these taxpayer tea parties as an end. Instead, we must use them as a beginning,” Mr. Phillips said in an e-mail to his supporters in which he announced plans for a “massive” march on Washington.

  94. rosettasister Says:

    I met Steve Shippy sitting at the bar in Olive Garden yesterday evening. He was eating dinner, I was waiting for take-out, and we both were drinking wine (just one).

    The bartender asked us if we were together. I said no, we’re both just very friendly!

    Anyway we got to talking and he told me he was in the Valley of the Sun visiting his daughter and eventually I figured out he was a sports coach.

    Turns out he trains motocross riders. Then we really had something to talk about!

    Many moons ago I raced powderpuffs. I wasn’t very good, but it was fun and I liked going fast!

    Unfortunately, I have the kidneys to show for it.

    Once I was told by a Muslim healer from Indonesia (long story), “Left kidney no good.”

    He wasn’t lying!

    http://www.zooministries.com/shippy_bio.html

    This is Steve speaking at beginning of this clip (such a friendly fellow).

    BTW, I have a tendency to pump people for info when I get the chance, and Steve turned me on to a place near San Clemente right on the water with a kitchen for only $79 a night.

    Not bad! Be happy to share.

  95. KoolAid_Free_Lexi Says:

    I’ve fired Putnam, Crist and Mckeel — feels gooooood!

  96. Katie Says:

    j.b. Says:
    April 19, 2009 at 4:40 am

    http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2008/apr/19/key-witness-in-passport-fraud-case-fatally-shot/

    SPEAKING OF OMG.

    What’s Next? What’s Next? What’s Next?

    UH, MR. Fitzgerald, how’s that investigation going?
    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    Interesting…the date on this is a year ago today. Is the date wrong on the article, or is someone re-issuing the story to get attention. I don’t remember hearing about this – but then again, I was in an uniformed, blissfully ignorant uptopia a year ago.

    Wonder if the murder was ever solved?

  97. rosettasister Says:

    Enjoy the rest of your Sunday!

    New Thread:

    https://rosettasister.wordpress.com/2009/04/19/just-say-%E2%80%9Cno%E2%80%9D-to-reconciliation-instructions/

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