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The Big O

Today, the two month nipple massage by the media and the Imagineers of the Obama campaign comes to a climax.  The whole nation will indulge in a frenzied orgy of Obama lust.  Children will be born 9 months from now named Barack and Michelle.

Oooo, it’s going to be so good.  He’s going to be like Isaac Hayes and Abe Lincoln all rolled up in one.  Can’t you just feel it?  Oh, we know he’s trying to downplay expectations.  He says he’s going to have to work with the Republicans so the plans he’s made won’t be quite as forceful as we want.  But we know he’s just being modest because once Al Franken gets sworn in and Joe Biden presides over the Senate, the Democrats will have virtual carte blanche to do what ever President Obama wants.  There’s no need to hold back. He can give it everything he’s got.

And we know he’s just being coy about needing time to do it well.  We haven’t got time.  Literally.  If we have to wait a couple of years for him to get good, there’s a good chance the thrill will wear off in the harsh reality of day and foreclosures and unemployment.  Hey, when you’re out of work, the first thing to go is your libido.  But we know he doesn’t really mean it when he tells us to wait.  He’s just trying to drive us crazy with anticipation.  We know we’re going to be rolling from one peak to another starting NOW, NOW, NOW!

Oh, God, Oh, God!  Even Rick Warren isn’t going to keep this wave from coming.  They say we are just frigid and can’t feel the Obama love because we’re old, uneducated, working class, sino-peruvian lesbians.  We’ll just have to do it for ourselves with our own right hand man (or woman).  Most of the country will thrash and moan with ecstasy today.

But to the rest of us who know sweet little lies when we hear them?  We will be content that we’re not the ones sleeping in the wet spot tonight.

62 Responses

  1. YOu guys are twisted. A two mouth nipple massage. Please post food warnings on your post. LOL. I will no be watching the grand obamanation today. I will be watching dvd episdes of Perry Mason, and Dr Who and will probably finish up my day playing sims 2 and watching the back of my eyelids seeing as i worked last night. FOr the next 24 hours i will be completely obama free.

  2. I plan to dress early and get out of the house for awhile. Made the mistake of turning on the “news” and found it once again suffused with nothing but the Obamamarathon. Had to turn it off when Peggy Noonan and Chuck Schumer were rapt in their enthusiasm and insisting that “the more you see of him, the more you appreciate him”.

    Sorry to sound like a sore loser, but I find his “win” about as legitimate as Bush coming out of May 31st so it is difficult to work up much enthusiasm or trust.

    But I do wish the country well. We are in dire need.

  3. Comments above are closed, so I guess we are supposed to chat down here. Just got back from taking the kiddies to school, it is cold in Baltimore 17 degrees. Hope you are not planning on staying outside and standing around for a long time , or anything, it would be kinda cold.
    🙂 😉

  4. Nice tribute to MLK and Hillary at Hillaryis44

    So today, and tomorrow, we will stand side by side with Dr. Martin Luther King – in dissent.

    ” And some of us who have already begun to break the silence of the night have found that the calling to speak is often a vocation of agony, but we must speak. We must speak with all the humility that is appropriate to our limited vision, but we must speak.”

    Dr. King spoke regarding a distant war but his was a call to engagement and action. We as Americans will remain engaged in the issues of the day.

    Hillary Clinton was one of those that decades ago heard Dr. King and fully engaged in the issue of the day. On Saturday the Martin Luther King Center honored Hillary Clinton.

    U.S. Sen. Hillary Clinton was lauded as a champion of social and racial justice at the King Center’s “Salute to Greatness” dinner Saturday in Atlanta. [snip]

    “It’s not just remembering and celebrating; we must also act,” Clinton told the audience of 1,000 people. “Until every vote is counted and every American has health insurance and jobs, then it is up to all of us. As we commemorate MLK Day, we are called upon to treat this day as a day of service. We all have a part to play.”

    Isaac Farris Jr., president of the King Center, lauded Clinton for her leadership, humanitarianism and “as a champion of needed social reforms.”

    “Sen. Clinton has worked tirelessly throughout her career to advance racial justice, child welfare and health security for all Americans and human rights worldwide,” Farris said in prepared remarks.

    Hillary Clinton has chosen to continue on her lifelong path to better the lives of Americans. We wish her well.

    Hillary Clinton remains fully engaged in the issues of the day and Americans are increasingly grateful for her hard work on our behalf.

    Hillary Clinton, like Abraham Lincoln and Martin Luther King before her, has led a fully engaged life on behalf of ordinary Americans.

    As in 2000, many Americans will shut down their critical faculties tomorrow, shrug in resignation and accept the unacceptable.

    Joyfully, for us Hillary is 44 – we’ll accept no substitutes.


  5. Thanks RD and Downticket. Hillary is my leader.

    The race barrier is broken. Let’s keep on going!

  6. Heh

    Yesterday, I said I felt certain that MLK would have been appalled by Obama’s primary tactics. Today, I take a test and find out I have the same personality type as him. It pretty much cements it for me.

    Today I’m going to pay tribute to the person who deserved the Presidency. To Hades with the guy who actually cheated his way into office.

  7. Is it a two month or two mouth nipple massage that Obamaworld has been doling out. No matter, I fortunately haven’t been experiencing either. Are those Rocky Horror’s lips? Blech. Hicky from Tim Curry, no thanks. Funny how those are no fun after marriage.

  8. Last time I took a personality test I failed

  9. Wel someone is bitter

    Inauguration of Ignorance, a Festival of Fraud and a Reception of Racism
    The Bread and Circuses Presidency

    But what the spectacle in Washington D.C. will truly testify to, is the danger that the American Republic is in, a danger caused by the abandonment of a loyal, responsible and committed citizenry, in favor of a universal mobocracy, cultivated by popular culture, and devoid of actual political knowledge. Subtract all the ballots motivated by ignorance, racism and fraud– and this election would never have concluded the way it did. And that in truth is what this Inaguration will be a historic triumph for, no matter what the Lapdog Media or any of the Poodle Pundits say.

    It will be an Inauguration of Ignorance, a Festival of Fraud and a Reception of Racism. The only history being made here is the Fall of a Republic, into a phony populist monarchy. When the 21st Hijacker in Chief takes his oath of office, America will be facing the greatest challenge to its own survival since the Civil War, a ruthlessly corrupt Bread and Circuses Presidency.


  10. cwaltz, on January 20th, 2009 at 8:06 am

    Took it and I am an ISFJ

  11. LOL! Those Canadians are so funny. Remember The Kids in the Hall and the McKenzie Brothers?
    They need to relax, lay back and enjoy it.

  12. You should try again MyIq- I assure you it is much more fun than worshipping at the altar of the everchanging brand O. I left a link up top before RD closed the comments.

  13. Three: I like hickeys. It’s the season for them too. Turtlenecks and all.

  14. RD:

    The other day Bill Ayers decided to visit Canuckistan but they told him “Take off, you hoser!”

  15. RD: OMG!!!!!!

  16. Downticket, that Mother Teresa must not like to have been pigeonholed. She was listed for your personality type too. 😉

  17. cwaltz:

    I seriously hate those tests. I took one once and they said I was a PATH

    Or maybe it was a “something-path”

    Anyway, they wanted me to stick around afterwards.

  18. Pat: I don’t have any hickeys. The BFF is too discreet. But that’s not to say that some that are carefully placed wouldn’t be welcome. Like True Blood bites to the groin.

  19. cwaltz, on January 20th, 2009 at 8:19 am

    She was a great person but George H.W. Bush too? I don’t get that

  20. Minx!! For me, this is just another a walk down Memory Lane!

  21. RD, I’ve been meaning to ask. Where did you get the inspiration for the riflemen’s creed with that “this is my roller” bit the other day. Were you in the marines?

  22. Three: No. My Dad was a career Navy guy. But I loved Full Metal Jacket.

  23. Yeah, great scene. Also great acting by Mr Law & Order Criminal Intent.

  24. Well, if they wanted you to stick around it wasn’t empath eh? Psychology is a quirky science. My husband saw a shrink in the miltary after his CO aggressively went after him. Basically,called my husband paranoid. I so wanted him to go back there after the Article 138 came back in my husband’s favor.

    I kinda liked the test though. In this case it was pretty accurate. I AM an idealist. I DO hate to see people walked on. I am a quirky introvert who is interested in people but considers more folks acquaintances rather thaqn friends.

  25. Downticket

    HW was a much deeper thinker than his son IMO. I give him credit for returning fiscal sanity to DC(raising taxes even though unpopular). I give him credit for having foresight on Iraq. I’d much rather have HW than Reagan in my personality type.

  26. I’ve been working on an assignment all night so I plan to go to bed around 10am. Luckily I’ll get to sleep through most of today and miss out on all of the historical events.

  27. Cwaltz – you did it again – brought me to tears with that clip – I took the test years ago – we never change – I’m an ENFJ 🙂

  28. DV- You are going to sleep thru it?? Spike Lee said on Morning Joe that it is the most important day in the history of the US and you are going to sleep thru it??? Sweet dreams.

  29. Anyone have any idea where I can find figures on childrens health insurance? I wanna figure out how many kids in my state are going to go without insurance because Tim Kaine thinks Obama’s bash is more of a priority. I’m gonna make me a shirt to wear in honor of the new DNC chair and his awesome prioritizing skills.

  30. I’ll be in my office, and hopefully I can avoid the plasma teevee in the lobby, if I don’t venture out too often. I also plan on getting my nails done at lunch. Of course, that’s Pacific Time, so by then they’ll probably just be running their pundit mouths and praising him for everything he’s gonna do, and how great his speech was, and how he’s one of US! and how the speech was as deep as the Sermon on the Mount, and, oh god… oh … oh … GOD… OHHHHHH GAWD!!!

    (lights cigarette)

  31. Didn’t mean to make you cry Joanelle. Don’t cry.

    Pay attention to what she said in her speech. We’ve stumbled. We’ll get back up. She’ll get back up. She’s not going anywhere. She’s going into that hornets nest to do her best to keep us safe.

  32. bluelyon,

    You still listen to the pundits? TV is meant to be for happy entertainment- not annoying entertainment. I find the food channel commentators so much more soothing and informative than anything on the newz stations. I read my news- it makes it so much easier to siphon fact from opinion.

  33. cwaltz, you might want to start with the National Priorities Project and use this calculator to help you figure it out. We know the cost Virginia will cough up, so you should be able to do the math to figure out how many kids could have health care for a year (one of the choices).

  34. Spike Lee is a r*cist ass. He and Obama share the same arrogance and self involved attitude. Can’t stand him.

  35. Oh no cwaltz, I don’t watch them. But it’s on at work and I have to walk by it on occasion.

  36. Cwaltz,

    We haven’t stumbled. We’ve been upright all along.

    We celebrate today. It reminds me of the darkest day of the year–tomorrow it begins to get brighter. We will appreciate every day coming that he reveals his true self.

    Even ’empty-suits” have a true self. I for one, have never thought that z’empty-suit” was adequate. He has a much more sinister side than that.

    Come on, Democrats in Congress, put out like liberals or take the heat! I’m packing some.

  37. Joanelle- I guess your an extroverted me. Cool beans.

    Woah. Lincoln and Reagan the same personality type? I’d never seen that one. I always saw Lincoln as more of an introvert even though he was said to be personable. My condolences on having the same type as reagan- I will give him this he was a brilliant salesman alright.


    Check out the SPECIAL MESSAGE TO ALL PUMAs from my fish!!! And enjoy the day with photos and some Ambrose Bierce!!!! Plua MORE!


  39. Crap…just watched the DNC tribute. Blub.

  40. bluelyon: Was it good for you?

  41. Not really…I know I won’t respect myself in the morning.

  42. Would just love to know where our beloved RD is “transmitting” from this morning!

  43. Spike Lee’s been unbearable during this election, but race relations has been the thing in his films from the beginning. At least he’s consistent. Unlike BO, who adopted and co-opted the issue when it was convenient.

  44. And like BO and MO, Spike Lee grew up in an affluent family and neighborhood.

  45. RD – If Jem is too girlie girlie, I recommend Captian Planet if she is more interested in environmental stuff. His job is to take pollution down to zero and stop all the polluters and he is from the 90s.

  46. afrocity absolved me of my white guilt upon BO’s election. I am free. I’ve already celebrated.

    Now, Spike, what about Native Americans? Theirs is a quieter revolution. Maybe a hoop dance, but little hoopla. It will shake the earth though.

  47. I don’t understand why Biden should be embarrased by what his wife revealed. So Obama wanted him to choose SOS or VP. So what. I can’t wait for the Obama insiders to start talking about what really happened.

    Biden tries to shush wife after state-VP slip

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden’s wife said Monday that he had his pick of being Barack Obama’s running mate or the secretary of state nomination that eventually went to Hillary Rodham Clinton, a slip that the vice president-elect immediately tried to shush.

    Jill Biden’s comment came during an appearance with her husband on “The Oprah Winfrey Show,” taped at Washington’s Kennedy Center on the eve of the inauguration.

    “Joe had the choice to be secretary of state or vice president,” she said. Her husband turned to his wife with his finger to his lips and a “Shhhh!” that sent the audience into laughter. “OK, he did,” Jill Biden said in her defense.

    The vice president-elect blushed, grimaced and gave his wife a hug while the audience continued to erupt in laughter. “That’s right,” he finally said to his wife. “Go ahead.”

    Mrs. Biden said she told him vice president would be better for the family.


  48. Downticket, I agree. I’m so very glad Biden made the choice he did. We still get Hill. And we never thought Obama would do the right thing by Hillary anyway.

  49. Wow…one has to wonder why he picked VP instead of SoS. Foreign policy is his thing and he isn’t going to be Dick Cheney, so I’m curious.

    Well, I gotta jump in the shower and head off to work. I’ll check in later.

  50. Thank God for you people today. I have to go to the gym in a bit and all the TVs there will be blasting the coronation…I plan to wear headphones for sure! Good thing I’ll be able to hang out here and DailyPuma all day to get rid of that not so fresh feeling I’ll have after…

    p.s. Joe Biden as VP. And all these people are getting all this fired up about it. It’s a sad day.

  51. I read that the reason we still will not accept what is taking place with barfy is…because we are still in reality. I thought that summed things up pretty well.

  52. *Rollseyes*

    According to the news pundits Obama isn’t a Liberal he is a moderate — And he will dance around with an Olive Branch in his hands singing Kumbaya —

  53. Whoops, I missed Downticket’s post…thanks, hon. That was exactly the outrage-overload I needed to get me through this day…A new fresh batch of furious-pissed-off-ness to counteract the Obamanation that’s going to be foist on me by various friends and family all week.

    Sheez. I’d done OK re not losing friends over this until here lately…a few of them decided they’d been political insiders all along and just knew what was best for the country and how wrong I am personally. Um…these were people I begged to help in 2000 and 2004 and who were always “too busy”.


  54. The day Biden picked VP, Obama lost any chance he had with me. I stand by my position it was the most boneheaded VP pick.

    Blue lyon,

    thanks for the link. The numbers are for 2005 but they’ll do as a baseline for now. I still have to call the govs office because 75 mill is the cumulative total I’ve seen for DC,MD, and VA. I just want our share. I was absolutely apalled that Kaine intends to cut Medicaid.
    What upside down world are we living in when Sarah Palin, the GOP candidate, goes back to her state and INCREASES spending on health care, Head start, obesity prevention and funds a half day preschool program but the so called Democrat wants to cut funding for these type of programs. Grrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr.

  55. Which could mean Spike was more likely to be immersed in a majority environment as a kid. So he tells private stories that become publically consumed. Different maybe from a grass roots class inspired movement of someone like Malcolm X? Maybe there’s a parallel for BO after all. He says he felt alienated in Hawaii. When you’re a kid, younger than 14 say, wealth or lack of it does not register as much as being included or excluded. Can’t believe I’m speaking for Spike Lee. Like everyone else, he’s been out of control with the high. But highs always come down eventually.

  56. Moderate is code for fraud now? Them crazy newz boyz and their extra special code. I hear Bush was a “compassionate conservative” too. Who knew that bombing people back to the stone age was compassionate?

  57. I don’t care, but I don’t get the Biden offer business. Was this supposed choice given to him at the start or at the end of the general. Because at either end, it does not add up. I think Joe just made it up and told Jill. How embarassing.

  58. Cwaltz – I’m Italian – we are very emotional – I cry at weddings, births, graduations, Happy Tears – Seeing and hearing Hill just brought back all the emotion I felt over the last two years about a woman in the White House – She’s going to do a GREAT job as SOS.

    I’m and ENFJ – we feel our emotions! 🙂

  59. Imagineers–the perfect word RD.

    Thanks for the snark this morning–I really needed that as an antidote to the indulgent frenzy surrounding us.

  60. Totally nonorgasmic but, has anyone heard a peep out of Wes Clark? He may be the only Democrat whose opinion I might be interested in hearing and it appears he’s been disappeared.

  61. riverdaughter, on January 20th, 2009 at 8:27 am Said:

    Three: No. My Dad was a career Navy guy. But I loved Full Metal Jacket.

    And a religious wing-nut mom — (speaking of my mom).

    My dad was also a career Navy guy. He retired from the Navy when I was in college.

    I expect that the military folks are none too happy today.

    (“Now Hear This” — that’s Navy talk.)

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