Archive for April 16th, 2010

Have you tried the Doritos 2nd Degree Burn Buffalo Wing flavor chips?

You know I’m a chilihead.

You should also know that 20 minutes later my mouth was still on fire.  My guts didn’t know how to respond.  Next day I noticed it then, too.  So I can offer the following advice:


I’m surprised that Doritos did something that daring.  No, they aren’t Blair’s Death Rain Potato Chips, but they are something to be reckoned with.

If you like heat you’ll be surprised.  If you are a chili lightweight, it’s training, confidence-building, and character-building.


Bill Clinton, never able to remain silent for long.

“What we learned from Oklahoma City is not that we should gag each other or that we should reduce our passion for the positions we hold – but that the words we use really do matter, because there’s this vast echo chamber, and they go across space and they fall on the serious and the delirious alike. They fall on the connected and the unhinged alike,” he said.

“One of the things that the conservatives have always brought to the table in America is a reminder that no law can replace personal responsibility. And the more power you have and the more influence you have, the more responsibility you have.”

Perhaps he could give Obama some pointers.  But I hope he doesn’t, because Obama is the best thing for the right-of-center folks, just by spouting off.

But here’s a tip for Mr. Clinton – we don’t need you to help us choose our words.  You weren’t a “calming influence” while folks were bashing Bush, so don’t take “the high road” now.


On revolt and other matters…

People keep talking about the Revolution and revolting as a response to current events.  There’s crucial differences.

Then, the colonists were against England’s Parliament, any form of monarchy, and taxes.  Taxes higher now?  They say they are.  But here’s the thing – then, the loss of the the form of government that they had was a good thing, and they contrived and embraced the system (the ideals of) we have now.

To incite revolt would be to say that the system we have now must be scrapped and replaced.  To give up what we have now would be a catastrophic mistake, because as flawed as it is, and even as corrupt as our representatives are, I defy you to find a better system.

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cbullitt swore it needed more than one barrel so I’m willing to go halfway – two large-bore barrels in an over/under arrangement.  Yes, there’s one trigger.  Pull the trigger and both go off.  Half measures in Lemur’s mind are wasted measures.

I’ll add in the mime-endangering stuff later after the Sweeper is done.


Obama Hits at Tea Partiers

President singles out conservative movement at DNC event, saying they should ‘thank him’ for cutting taxes

In the same vein that the guy who claims he’s doing you a big favor getting rid of your lead-based paints in your garage also dumps nuclear and bio waste out on the grass in your back yard.  Gee thanks ever so much.

Obama, you’re such a clueless (or uncaring) putz.  And at other times the guy just seems stupid – like at any moment he’s going to dial up a Rabbi and ask where he can get a good kosher ham sandwich.

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