09 July 2014

Humpday Happenings...
Welcome to the middle of the week...such as we hope it will be.
And we hope for a better day than yesterday, right?
The Hoosierland weather will find us with lots more sun, lots less humidity and temps that will rise to around 77 degrees.
Great for having some coffee on the patio "al fresco", hmm?
The nights for the next few days will be the type that will have you keeping the windows open, as temps will be in the lower 60s to upper 50s...nice, hmm?
So, let's get that cup filled with our morning drink and get ourselves busy with the rest of the story.
*** First out of the cupboard is our WHO SAID THAT? quote of the week:
"Nothing more completely baffles one who is full of trick and duplicity, than straightforward and simple integrity in another."
I wanted to use this because of something that my friend, Chris Martin mentioned in a comment to yesterday's post.
So, who said that anyway? The answer at the top of tomorrow's post.
Meanwhile, back at the gambling hall...
*** If you think the illegal immigrant problem is bad enough...you ain't seen nothing yet, folks.
Here's just ONE story about WHERE all these tens (probably more like hundreds) of thousands are winding up:
Yep...places like Ventura Naval Base and Lackland AFB are being "converted" to house all these illegals, complete with ad hoc "tent cities".
Welcome to "tent city", Cheech.
How's THAT for compromising our national security?
I smell a "set-up" here, and that can't be good.
So, during all this, our "Ditherer-in-Chief" takes a break from all that exhaustive golfing and fund-raising to "plead" Congress for something like $4 BILLION to "take care" of the illegal situation...
Funny, I thought he had a pen...and a phone...to circumvent Congress?
Guess he's not as high and mighty as even HE thought he was...what a shame.
He didn't build that..he IS wrecking it, however.
And what a shame for America, to be saddled with all these illegals coming through a porous border that "HE" said was closed and 'taken care of"...what a LYING S.O.B....and he's supposed to be OUR "leader"? What a joke.
Meanwhile, "Stretch" Pelosi plays the "sympathy card" and states that she... "would like to take all of them home with me"...so she says, regarding all the illegals pouring over our southern border.
Clueless beyond reason...!
I say FINE...why not take a THOUSAND of these illegals and stick them in some tents around YOUR palace, your majesty...better yet, give THEM the run of YOUR estate and YOU live on the damn lawn, smoke some weed and mellow the hell out, sister.
YOU and YOUR people created this clusterf$ck...the "fundamental transformation of America" I think you all chanted.
I can see this mess will NOT end well...not when the FEDS are shipping all these aliens across the USA, asking them to show up for hearings for deportation...and then having less than 20% of these wetbacks show the hell up.
Helluva travel map
The rest are "in the wind" as we say, and you're gonna be very hard-pressed to find ANY of them.
This is becoming SO MUCH like that Star Trek 2-part episode PAST TENSE.
Here's the WIKI on this (again)
And a specific description of something called a "sanctuary district":
Want more?
ST-DS9 ep - Past Tense Sanctuary District
Here's a forum dating back FOUR years with some keen observations about sanctuary districts and how they might (read are) becoming a reality.
And I even mentioned this here (10 January archive post).
Been saying such things for years, too...ask Wifey on that one.
Like I say...it won't end well, thanks to the Saul Alinshy brigade and their want to dismantle this nation from the INSIDE.
Moving on...
*** The OLD FORT had it's CANNON stolen...
(huh? what?)
Here's the story link:
The weapon is made of pig iron...won't be worth much on the scrap market, doesn't fire LIVE rounds, and it would have take a couple people to haul the damn thing off, as it weighed several hundred pounds.
Maybe a garden GNOME would be better?
It actually has more historical value than monetary value.
Guess there are morons out there with totally TOO MUCH TIME on their primate hands.
I hope it gets returned...intact AND undamaged.
*** Next up, I was looking at those action figures yesterday and the most recent one I purchased didn't look "right"...so I had to do something to change that...
I painted over the hair on the Hawkeye figure, turning it from yellow to brown, as is depicted in the movies.
DEFINITELY better with brown hair.
Don'cha just hate it when things like that bother you...I know I do...LOL.
All is set to rights along those lines now.
*** Last back to the toy store today...INTEGRITY is something we ALL have within us, should we choose to avail ourselves of it.
But, like any GOOD thing that makes up our being, it has to be ENCOURAGED...and NURTURED in order for it to rise to the surface.
Kinda like gardening...with the proper tending to, any plant WILL grow and thrive, but if it's ignored, it withers and dies.
I speak only about those plants WE take into OUR care, and not what grows in the wild...out there, it's up to nature to handle that chore.
And, believe it or else..."we" take ourselves into our own care every single day...when we're not relying on a "higher power" to help us through the rough times. So, it behooves us to endeavor to do the best job we can when it comes to taking care of "us", doesn't it?
Some people can't quite figure that one out...that's why we still have prisons..and mental hospitals.
I keep remembering what a black pastor friend of mine (from several lifetimes ago) always used to tell me about the human condition:
"If you're too busy doing the DOs, then you ain't got time to do the DON'Ts in life."
And if that isn't the truth, I don't know what is.
Fortunately, such things as integrity figure nicely into those "DOs".
You let your yay be yay,, and your nay be nay, mean what you say, and say what you mean...pretty simple stuff.
And if a few folks get cheesed off because you're speaking THE truth...that's on THEM, not you.
You're not going to be able to reach everyone in that regard, so it's better to reach those you can.
Does this mean that everything will be hunky-dorey?
Hell no.
It means you'll encounter controversy from every side, because others will act like electricity - they will always seek the path of least resistance...LOL.
But, if you can manage to keep your demeanor while others lose theirs, you're ahead of that curve.
And having a good amount of integrity will always ensure that occurs.
Remember, you only get ONE "you" to go around with in life...try to make it the BEST you that you can.
Be well, make a difference to someone, and...
Stay SAFE out there, America.


CWMartin said...

The quote is spot-on. Those that don't use honesty cannot conceive why others would want to. The very definition of the modern American Liberal. BTW, don't be surprised if I hijack that meme with Auntie Nancy!

Bob G. said...

Ever since last evening when I read and answered your comment, your thoughts were on my mind...sooooo, I had to act upon them.
Glad you found that quote helpful.

And by ALL means...use that poster of "Stretch" in any way you see fit...LOL.

(Yes, Clint Barton's hair looks MUCH better as brown and NOT bright yellow...didn't anyone in CHINA watch The Avengers???)

Thanks for taking the time to stop by today and comment.

Do stay safe up there, brother.