Thursday, January 28, 2010

While I continue to bask in the usual post State of The Union afterglow

I'm struck by the pathetic attempts by the teabagger wing of the rethuglican party to rally around Alito, who they have cynically placed ona pedestal after his unprofessional and cowardly verbal assault on President Obama.

You know that the teabaggers are only doing this as a ploy to establish their own shallow diversity credentials.  What better way to do that than by rallying around a guy with an asian name?  Below the surface however, the magnitude of their folly becomes apparent, considering Justice Alito doesn't even look Japanese.

It is easy to forget that Obama is black

It makes perfect sense. President Obama has lighter skin and does not speak with a negro dialect unless he wants to.

I too forgot for an hour that He was black.

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Obama knocked it out of the ballpark tonight!!1!


If there was a feature available via blogger wherein I could advertise my current emotional status, mine would be set to read 'aroused'!

Listening to Obama tonight I completely forgot he was black.

I am totally pumped up for the State of the Union speech tonight

I mean it.  I am PSYCHED! 

You should be too.  Think about it.   How many times do you have the opportunity to see PRESIDENT BARRACK OBAMA speaking on NATIONAL television?   This is awesome. Freakin' awesome!

I thought about live blogging it but I found last time I did live-blogging an event of this magnitude (a lot of you dont remember but I live-blogged 9/11) I dont have as much time to pay attention to what he is saying.   I would like to hear the message as it is spoken.  The spoken message. 

Do you dig that?

Monday, January 25, 2010

Sunday, January 24, 2010

Pernicious rumors perpetrated by teabaggers

FYI I am not David Axelrod and I am not astroturf. I am a real human being with real human emotions. I also have a very common name, but don't take my word for it. Look in your local phone book. In my local area alone, there are three Ellie Light's listed.

As for the letters from other Ellie Light's in other areas throughout the nation, if you read the letter with an open mind you will see that my points are common sense and reality based and that anyone, even another Ellie Light could easily have come up with the same material.

Saturday, January 23, 2010

US woes can't be cured over night. Solutions take time. Obama never promised solutions would be quick and easy

A YEAR AGO, if we'd read that employers were hiring again, that health-care
legislation was proceeding without a bump, that Afghanistan suddenly was a nice
place to take kids, we'd have known we were being lied to. We knew the problems
President Obama inherited wouldn't go away overnight.

During his campaign, Obama clearly said that an economy that took eight
years to break couldn't be fixed in a year, that Afghanistan was a graveyard of
empires and would not be an easy venture for us. Candidate Obama didn't feed us
happy talk, which is why we elected him. He never said America could solve our
health care, economic and security problems without raising the deficit.
Instead, he talked of hard choices, of government taking painful and contentious
first steps towards fixing problems that can't be left for another day.

Right after the election, we seemed to grasp this. We understood that
companies would be happy to squeeze more work out of frightened employees, and would be slow to hire. We understood that the banks were lying when they
said they'd share their recovery. That a national consensus on health care
wouldn't come easily. Candidate Obama never claimed that his proposed solutions
would work flawlessly right out of the box, and we respected him for that.

Today, the president is being attacked as if he'd promised that our
problems would wash off in the morning. He never did. It's time for Americans to
realize that governing is hard work, and that a president can't just wave a
magic wand and fix everything.

Welcome the newest member of the team

I'm happy to announce that none other than Ellie Light has agreed to join the Trenton Powers blog team. 

Ellie has published letters in numerous newspapers across the country, including Philadelphia Daily NewsSan Francisco Examiner, Mansfield News Journal, and numerous others.   Her steadfast support of President Obama's agenda and has gained renown nationwide and further solidifed her already impeccable progressive credentials.

Friday, January 22, 2010

This week in unfortunate team names

The University of Utah women's gymnastics team, which struggles with its own unfortunate team name is going to compete tonight against Georgia, whose women's team bears the unfortunate nickname:  gym dogs.

I've seen their website.  They aren't dogs.  Most of them have huge thighs, but thats pretty hot when you think about it.

Thursday, January 21, 2010

What does one blog about on a slow news day?

I imagine God, omnipotent, omniscient sitting astride his heavenly throne surveying all he created.  Every snowflake falling by his design, every life form in the universe existing by his will.  Knowing all and seeing all...

...and laughing like a madman as bobsled racer Gillian Cooke tore the ass end of her bodysuit.

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Stupid Russians


They're buying Canadian currency now.

But the joke is on Ivan.   Canadian money doesn't work in vending machines!  



Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Monday, January 18, 2010

I'm writing a new book. Here's a teaser

Watching her emerge from the pool, I was transfixed by her awe inspiring beauty.  A body chiseled in granite by ancient gods.  Beads of water teased her bronzed breasts and traced enticing rivulets down legs built for high heels.  Her mahogany eyes pierced my soul, igniting a nuclear furnace in my heart.  From that moment, I made it my mission to one day stick my finger in her bunghole.

No release date yet.

Trying something new for MLK day this year

Instead of toeing this ideological line this year and honoring Martin Luther King through community service, I'm going to deviate slightly from my well documented progressive ideals and try something new.

I'm going to:
  • Go to work
  • Earn my paycheck
  • Pay my own bills
  • Feed my own family
  • Live within my means
I pledge not to:
  • Perpetuate a culture of hopelessness and apathy
  • Hold animosity toward others simply because they make more money than I
  • Wait for someone else to help me
  • Hate those who don't

This is for today only, because it's a holliday.

Saturday, January 16, 2010

Five years ago, American military response to a natural disaster in another country populated by people with a different skin color gave us pause...

TIME Magazine,  January 18, 2005   When Aid Breeds Suspicion
But three weeks into the tsunami-relief operation, the U.S. is realizing the limits of its good intentions. The sight of American boots and hardware on Indonesian soil has fueled nationalist fears and stirred suspicions about the U.S. Indonesian newspapers reported last week that a text message was being forwarded around the country that reads, "After Iraq, will Indonesia be the next U.S. target?"

TIME Magazine,  January 16, 2010   The U.S. Military in Haiti: A Compassionate Invasion
Louisiana became the 18th of the United States back in 1812, but you'd never have known it watching the Federal government's ham-fisted response to 2005's Hurricane Katrina. The Obama Administration is doing things differently: Haiti, for all intents and purposes, became the 51st state at 4:53 p.m. Tuesday in the wake of its deadly earthquake. If not a state, then at least a ward of the state — the United States — as Washington mobilized national resources to rush urgent aid to Haiti's stricken people.
Prediction:  Sir John Holmes (no relation...I think...) bites his tongue and does not go all Jan Egeland on us. 

UPDATE (1/18/2010):  France protests Obamas naked aggression against calamity ravaged Haiti.

Fat Dixie Chick conspicuously absent from new Dixie Chick project

The piece on yahoo music does not address rampant speculation that the fat Dixie Chick may be collaborating with Carnie Wilson, Ann Wilson and Stevie Nicks.

I have no idea what those women could possibly have in common.

Friday, January 15, 2010

Dallas Cowboys cheerleading squad: setting reasonable and prudent grooming standards for women everywhere

For over 100 years, the Dallas Cowboys cheerleading squad has set the standard for beauty and grace in the cut-throat NFL cheerleading marketplace.

They work long hours for months on end honing team chemistry and individual technique.

Every move is professionally choreographed.  Timing for highly  specialized dance moves is narrowed to split seconds.  Their precision easily the equal of the United States Marine Corps silent drill team.

Americas sweethearts.  Kind, gentle souls. Never lacking a smile for a crippled or handicap kid or veteran with his legs blown off in 'nam or whatever.

Lean.  Lithe.  Possessed of feline grace and unshakable moral pulchritude.  Keepers of a standard all but lost in contemporary American society.


First Post

Launch Day events:
  • To celebrate the launch of the new flagship of the Trenton Powers New Media Empire, I am putting the finishing touches on a ground breaking exposé on the grooming practices of the Dallas Cowboys cheerleading squad. 
  • Professor Speng Musselman has agreed to join the team as an occasional guest-blogger and editor at large.