RANT: Where else is Tim Bishop going to land a job that pays $174,000 a year with his resume?


Tim Bishop’s Phone Center Folly
by Bill O’Connell on December 27, 2011

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So Tim Bishop looks out for Tim Bishop first, Nancy Pelosi second, and if he can help his constitutents cut through some bureaucratic red tape, cut through it but not eliminiate it, he will do so. But he needs something, anything, to take the voters eyes off his dismal record in Congress, so let’s try another new twist on outsourcing, whether it is germane to his constituents or not. After all, where else is Tim Bishop going to land a job that pays $174,000 a year with his resume?

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The last line is a great point.

How would any of these people “land a job that pays $174,000 a year with” that “resume”.


These folks would be in the trash can faster than a resume with a typo in the headline.

Let’s insist that the candidates produce a resume.

What are they going to put on it?

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Interviewer: “Now, Mister or Ms. Jones, you’re applying reappointment to the job as Legislator. So, what did you accomplish since your last reappointment?”

Legislator: “Well, not much, but it wasn’t my fault.”

Interviewer: “So, you got nothing done? Incompetent or lazy?”

Legislator: “It was the other party that wouldn’t cooperate.”

Interviewer: “So, you couldn’t persuade them to do what you felt needed to be done?”

Legislator: “It wasn’t my fault.”

Interviewer: “Well that is too bad. But, we have to focus on results. I’m sure that Burger King needs people of your caliber.”

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This goes for both the D’s and the R’s

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TINFOILHAT: FDR’s role in Pearl Harbor


Did FDR provoke Pearl Harbor?
Pat Buchanan
Posted: December 05, 2011

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Said ex-President Herbert Hoover, Republican statesman of the day, “We have only one job to do now, and that is to defeat Japan.”

But to friends, “the Chief” sent another message: “You and I know that this continuous putting pins in rattlesnakes finally got this country bit.”

Today, 70 years after Pearl Harbor, a remarkable secret history, written from 1943 to 1963, has come to light. It is Hoover’s explanation of what happened before, during and after the world war that may prove yet the death knell of the West.

Edited by historian George Nash, “Freedom Betrayed: Herbert Hoover’s History of the Second World War and Its Aftermath” is a searing indictment of FDR and the men around him as politicians who lied prodigiously about their desire to keep America out of war, even as they took one deliberate step after another to take us into war.

Yet the book is no polemic. The 50-page run-up to the war in the Pacific uses memoirs and documents from all sides to prove Hoover’s indictment. And perhaps the best way to show the power of this book is the way Hoover does it – chronologically, painstakingly, week by week.

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At a Nov. 25 meeting of FDR’s war council, Secretary of War Henry Stimson’s notes speak of the prevailing consensus: “The question was how we should maneuver them (the Japanese) into … firing the first shot without allowing too much danger to ourselves.”

“We can wipe the Japanese off the map in three months,” wrote Navy Secretary Frank Knox.

As Grew had predicted, Japan, a “hara-kiri nation,” proved more likely to fling herself into national suicide for honor than to allow herself to be humiliated.

Out of the war that arose from the refusal to meet Prince Konoye came scores of thousands of U.S. dead, Hiroshima, Nagasaki, the fall of China to Mao Zedong, U.S. wars in Korea and Vietnam, and the rise of a new arrogant China that shows little respect for the great superpower of yesterday.

If you would know the history that made our world, spend a week with Mr. Hoover’s book.

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“Past is prologue”.

The Presidency has been out of control since Lincoln; it became “Imperial” with Teddy and Wilson.

We know that the “Northwinds” memo demonstrates that the Gooferment is not above starting a war to get more power over the people.

We really need to listen more to the lovable “tin foil hats”, like me, because they are not necessarily wrong.

Jut go thru the litany of tin foil hat arguments, and you’ll find gems.

Who’s hiding what and when?

“We, The Sheeple” need a wake up call.

It seems OBVIOUSLY apparent that FDR wanted a war because he took steps that everyone agreed would lead to it.

Then the crocodile tears and feigned outrage when Japan attacked.


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