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Rockin’ Out with Sarah-ccuda

We played this song a few months ago. It spoke to us. What is the artist trying to say? No, no, don’t tell me. It will come to me in a sec here… Well, I suppose it depends where you’re coming from.

CHECK IT OUT: Matt from Georgia is going live on blogtalkradio is just a few minutes! Tune in to

Scratching Post Happy Hour Friday – The DNC can’t say we didn’t warn them

It’s an after work Friday Happy Hour at the Scratching Post!  2 for 1 specials on well drinks and a FREE Long Island Iced Teas for everyone in honor of Universal PUMA High Priestess Supreme, Ms. Harriet Christian, a true Working Class Hero.  If you can, please buy a Pink PUMA for Hillary so she doesn’t have to be clean up janitor lady for the Obama Campaign mess here, and can concentrate her time in helping Down Tickets Democrats and fulfill her honorable role s a Senator of NY.

Harriet appeared on Neil Cavuto’s show from the Republican National Convention.  O-bot troll prophylactic: some of us PUMAs aren’t following the Republican ticket as Harriet has freely chosen to do, but because the 2008 DNC decided to commit voter fraud and ruthless sexist propaganda to oust the popular vote winner, this is what happens:

Remember Harriet, lifelong Democrat and diner waitress who campaigned tirelessly for Hillary Clinton?  here’s a reminder:

As a proud feminist Latina with Afro-Carribean roots, I do not feel that what Harriet Christan said was in any way r*cist.  She told the truth as she lived it and saw it in person at the RBC meeting.  Our Infantry Co-Commanders and PUMAmobile Denver trekkers GaryChapelHill and Mawm also witnessed the hijack and voter fraud on May 31st 2008.  Our PUMA Delegates witnessed firsthand reports from the “Hotel Roll Call vote” from the 2008 DNC and how 18 million votes were thrown under the proverbial Obama bus.  No more.

So Harriet, even though I probably won’t vote for either of the major parties this November, I salute you today for being that Working Class Hero, like John Lennon sang of in this song.  Raise those killer Long Islands for Harriet and to all those Working Class Heros that aren’t down with their vote being thrown in the trash for the sake of “party unity.”

¡Que viva los PUMAs! (Long Live PUMAs!)

Friday Fast: Fundraiser

Today, we dust off an oldie but goody.  To you new readers, last spring we fasted on Friday and sent our lunch money to Hillary for her campaign.  She still has a debt to her vendors left over from the primaries and for all we know, that is what keeps her indentured to Obama.  His fundraisers were *supposed* to help her pay it off.  I suspect they held back so they could continue to get her to carry their water on the campaign trail for Obama.  I don’t know about you but I think it’s time for Obama to carry his own damn water.

So, here’s what we’re going to do:

Save your breakfast, lunch and dinner money and send it to Hillary here:

You don’t have to send a lot of money.  Your $10 in combination with someone elses yuppy foodstamp times thousands can go a long way towards paying down the primary debt.

Now, if you are so inclined and you have extra money to burn, you could also make a contribution to Feeding America, (formerly known as America’s Second Harvest), which is battling the war against food insecurity in this country.  Gas prices are still pretty high and millions of families in this country have really hard decisions to make about how they spend their money.  Think about throwing in an extra $10 to help a family get through the week.  You can contribute here.

Finally, if you still have a few cents, send them to Murphy at PUMAPac.  She’ll turn them into flyers, stickers, movies and get the word out to other disaffected Democrats that they are not alone and People United Mean Action.  Contribute to PUMAPac Here.

Let’s turn these little raindrops into a mighty flood.

For your reading pleasure:

  • Anglachel writes two new beauties.  In Audacity Deficit, she asks how it is that this presidential contest has come down to a battle between Obama and Palin? Er, the DNC took the bait?  Just a guess.  In Why Your Party Loses, she shows that Democrats don’t stick up for their own and that gets us every damn time.  Parties with a history of stupidity and inability to learn from their mistakes deserve Darwin Awards.
  • Alegre has the post of the year.  18 Million Voices Silenced has some harrowing tales from the Hillary delegates who were harrassed at the convention.  Every primary voter needs to read and understand what happened here.  It is disgraceful.  Here’s an example:

    PENNSYLVANIA: An elderly weeping delegate who wanted to vote for Hillary was consoled by several fellow delegates who said they were all sent to Denver by their friends and neighbors to vote for Hillary but, “no-one seemed to care”.

     Your party at work.  Sickening.  When it comes to a discussion of the content of Barack Obama’s character, Martin Luther King must be rolling in his grave.

  • Finally, Heidi Li’s Potpourri has moved.  We are updating our links.  Her newest post, Looking Past The Heat of the Moment is about looking at the broad political landscape from where we stand now.

Drawing the Line

It has come to our attention that Obama is going to bring out his big gun to neutralize Sarah-cuda.  From the NYTimes an hour ago, we have this, Obama Camp Turns to Clinton to Counter Palin:

ST. PAUL — Senator Barack Obama will increasingly lean on prominent Democratic women to undercut Gov. Sarah Palin and Senator John McCain, dispatching Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton to Florida on Monday and creating a rapid-response team to deploy female surrogates to battleground states, Obama advisers said on Thursday.

Mrs. Clinton’s campaign event in Florida, her first for Mr. Obama since the Democratic convention last month, will include a forceful response to the searing attacks and fresh burst of energy that Ms. Palin injected into the race with her convention speech on Wednesday night, Obama aides said.

This is a career ending move for Obama for countless reasons.  Let me enumerate a few:

!.) Let me get this straight, Sarah-cuda beats you up and steals your lunch money and instead of standing up for yourself, you write a little note about how she hurt your feelings as a community organizer and you send out another girl to fight your battle.  Er, OK.  Will you also be sending her out to do business with the Russians, the North Koreans, the health insurance biggies?  How about if she does all the debates for you too?   Because if you need Hillary to do all the fighting on your sorry ass behalf, then maybe she should be nominee.

2.) Your damn surrogates in the blogosphere have been raking Sarah Palin over the coals for 6 days now.  6 Days!  No panty was left unsniffed, no ovary unexamined, no uterus unexplored.  You have done the same crotch shot of Sarah Palin in 6 days that it took the Republicans 8 years and $40 million dollars to do to Hillary Clinton.  And Sarah still kicked you in the junk and gave you a wedgie.  And guess what , Barack.  We *liked* it.

3.) It won’t do you a bit of good.  We LOVE Hillary Clinton and we want you to treat her with respect.  If you send her to Florida to kick in Sarah’s teeth, we will see it as a mark of disrespect for her.  She is a brilliant politician and a dedicated public servant, not your personal gladiator.

4.) She would do this for the party and the Democratic principles that she believes in.  But after this primary season where she was treated so horribly by her own party, we are beginning to think that Hillary and Bill Clinton are the only ones in the party who still *have* any Democratic principles.  Now, she will write a brilliant and probably very convincing speech as to why we should not support John McCain and Sarah Palin.  And she would be right if the party she represents weren’t composed of a bunch of middle aged white sexist men.  We want to get rid of those middle aged sexist men.  We will be voting for downticket Democrats who represent our values.  But we won’t be voting for you under ANY circumstances.  If the party finds itself in a pickle now with an unelectable nominee, then we have a suggestion for it:  CHANGE THE NOMINEE!

5.) It is time Hillary Clinton stopped being a doormat.  If it’s campaign debt that keeps her indentured to you, we’ll have as many fundraisers as we need to to pay it off.  But there is no reason you need Hillary to go after Palin.  Get Richardson to do it.  Or Dodd or Edwards.  Ahh, but it has to be Hillary, right?  Because otherwise it looks like these guys are attacking a female.  What does that suggest to us?  Well, to me it means that you got a problem with women.  Color me shocked.

If Hillary is out there reading, don’t do it for him.  Or if you must, stick to the Conflucian rules: No character assassination and no rumormongering without evidence.  Actually, we can trust you to behave honorably but it’s the creeps you are promoting who won’t.  So, ask yourself, where do you draw the line?

For us, this is it.