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Mother Possum Fence Sitting

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Wildlife in an urban landscape surrounded by Interstate highway.

Mother possum who lives in our backyard. Wandering through yard and chased up a 6′ fence by our three Scottish terrors. I wasn’t emotionally involved until I saw that she had a pouch full of babies (2? 3?) If you look at the picture carefully, you will see the tails and claws sticking out of the pouch. Ouch.

Here’s the videos

You can hear me “ah ah-ing” the dogs who were scratching me to let them out so they could go after Momma possum and her pouch babies. She did get away after an hour.

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March 31, 2009 at 6:36 pm

Bohemian Bipolar Rhapsody

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H/T to ScottGiorgini for the laugh.

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March 31, 2009 at 5:57 pm

Will USCCB Risk Credibility Of Authority?

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More than 200,000 people, Catholics and non-Catholics have signed the petition to the University of Notre Dame to reconsider having NObama at their commencement ceremony. In conferring an honorary degree of leadership on this president whose first act was to sign authorization to fund abortions outside the United States, Reverend Jenkins, University of Notre Dame’s president elect is shouting to the world his political bias and disregard for Catholic theology.

How many alumni will stop supporting this once bastion of Catholic faith, now a pathetic kool-aid drinking secular institution?

If the the United States Catholic Conference of Bishops does not speak out against this honorarium, and I don’t mean just a few bishops with a guilty conscience or those who have a shred of moral principles still left, then the Catholic Church [aka Pope Benedict XVI] will cease to have any right to tell Catholic members of Congress, and any Catholic what they can or cannot do.

On the USCCB page, Cardinal George of NObama’s hometown is petitioning President NObama to designate Haiti with Temporary Protected Status.

In a letter dated March 19, Cardinal Francis George of Chicago, President of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), urged President Obama to designate Haiti for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for a period of 18 months. A designation of TPS permits nationals of a designated country to reside in the United States legally and qualify for work authorization because of civil conflict or natural disaster in their home country. Eighteen months is the longest period under law that a country can be designated for TPS, although such a designation may be renewed.

Where is Cardinal George on contacting President NObama on protecting unborn children with “temporary protected status?” Surely Cardinal George feels it’s better to speak up to protect Haitians than the millions of unborn babies. It sends a dangerous secular message to all Catholics everywhere that they can do what they want as long as they support NObama, the first black president. The irony is that black families were the targeted victims of Margaret Sanger Planned Parenthood’s agenda of “eugenics.” Now the Diocese of Chicago is supporting the one person who signed his name in the blood of millions of innocent lives [a year] and sealed their fate. What are Catholics supposed to believe?

UPDATE: This makes me FURIOUS! What a piece of crappy, weak, and immoral fence sitting is the request of the Order of the Holy Cross that NObama “rethink his position.

U.S. Father Hugh W. Cleary, Holy Cross superior general in Rome, said that when Obama receives an honorary degree from the Indiana university and delivers the commencement address in May, he should take to heart the objections of Catholics who have been scandalized by the invitation.

Father Cleary asked the president to use the occasion to “give your conscience a fresh opportunity to be formed anew in a holy awe and reverence before human life in every form at every stage — from conception to natural death.”

The 13-page letter, dated March 22, was made available to Catholic News Service in Rome. Father Cleary also prepared an abridged version of the text as an “open letter” to the president, which was expected to be published on the Web site of America magazine.

Father Cleary’s letter began by congratulating Obama on being awarded an honorary doctorate from Notre Dame, and said the university was honored to have him deliver the commencement address.

The visit should be a “teachable moment” for all involved, Father Cleary said.

Think of how many women have been crucified and subject to “latae sentiatae” because of the guilt of abortions. How many were counseled to just the experience of abortion as a “teachable moment?” How many people were told by the Church that if they in any way helped to procure an abortion, they would excommunicate themselves? And the Church spokesperson is saying “Congratulations?”

This is as intolerable a position as the entire NObama presidency. My gut reaction is to say the whole lot at the head of the Catholic Church need to be cleaned out as much as Congress needs to go.

Contact information to stop the University of Notre Dame from killing more humans: letters, email, and telephone calls to the University of Notre Dame, the Archdiocese of Chicago, USCCB, and the Vatican.

Liberty and Tyranny Is Here!

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I have ordered this book and awaiting its arrival any day. Mark Levin’s book “Liberty & Tyranny” wasn’t his choice. It was his publishers’ who told them they would publish “Rescuing Sprite,” a book about his beloved dog, if he would write “Liberty & Tyranny.” Thank goodness, Levin agreed to do it. I first fell in love with Mark Levin’s patriotic passion, hunger for justice, and his wit when I heard him on the radio with that distinctive nasal voice saying to a liberal saying “Get off the phone, ya big dope!”

Mark R. Levin is a nationally syndicated talk radio host and president of Landmark Legal Foundation. He has also worked as an attorney in the private sector and as a top adviser and administrator to several members of President Reagan’s cabinet. The author of the New York Times bestselling books Rescuing Sprite and Men in Black: How the Supreme Court Is Destroying America, Mark holds a B.A. from Temple University and a J.D. from Temple University School of Law.

Think a revolution’s time has come? Look at the incredible long line of patriots waiting to get Levin’s John Hancock in “Liberty & Tyranny.” It’s unbelievable how many people are wanting their freedom from taxation without representation. Time for a Tea Party!

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March 30, 2009 at 9:04 pm

NØBama Calls Patriot’s Video "Disturbing"

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NØBama’s White House Administration is waving the dead fish in Thomas Paine’s aka Dr. Bob Basso’s direction calling the two emotional, inspirational and patriotic, videos disturbing. They have demanded that Dr. Basso not go on Jerry Doyle’s radio show. Pamela Geller, author of AtlasShrugged2000’s blog (a must read) cites:

“Obama and his cronies have shown that intimidation of American citizens is a core value. Remember Saul Alinsky’s Rule 9: ‘The threat is usually more terrifying than the thing itself.’ Imagination and ego can dream up many more consequences than any activist.”

The “We The People” Stimulus Package:

  1. Repeal The Right of Congress To Vote Themselves A Raise!
  2. Balance the Federal Budget!
  3. Make Congress Pay Into The Social Security!
  4. Make Congress Buy Their Own 401K
  5. Term Limits!
  6. Pay Their Own Insurance Premiums
  7. Throw Out Every Congressman Who Voted For The Stimulus Bill Without Reading It!
  8. Take It Away From Congress And Give It To Our Military Who Deserve It!
  9. Don’t Start Wars Unless You Intend To Win Them!
  10. Make English Our National Language!
  11. Stop Rewarding Illegal Aliens With Our Money!
  12. Get Rid Of The Electoral College!
  13. Bring Back Universal Service!

    The Second American Revolution

If you have not read AtlasShrugged2000’s blog you missed these great posts that the MSM’s will not report:

Don’t miss Geller’s investigations and reports!

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March 30, 2009 at 8:28 pm

Connecticut Atty Gen Blumenthal Gets Spanked On Air

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Hot Air has the great Glenn Beck segment where Connecticut Attorney General gets his pathetic arse handed to him over crucifying AIG executive bonuses. Sen. Chris Dodd took bonus money, I mean campaign contributions, from AIG and Richard Blumenthal isn’t going to do anything.

It’s a must see. Attorny General looks like a whiny weasel as he spins and twists hanging himself with every word.

You rock, Glenn Beck!

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March 30, 2009 at 7:43 pm

The Inhumanity Of Leftist’s Earth Hour

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UPDATE: 15 patients die during Earth Hour because of stupid anti-capitalism, hate America hour.

Klieg Light lighting up the night sky to Meanolmeany for the brilliant expose of Dummies for NObama.

Caveat. Check the date.

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Lights On To Celebrate Human Achievement Hour!

Michelle Malkin has a great video on celebrating “Human Achievement Hour” instead of bashing electricity and all the conveniences of modern mankind. Right now, we have on the washer, dryer, all the house lights, two computers, outside lights, (damn, we took the Christmas lights down in January!) air conditioner, dishwasher, hot water heater, and two televisions.

Meanwhile the caption for these before and after “Earth Hour” snapshots says:

Combination picture shows view of Millenium bridge over Tyne river before and during Earth Hour in Newcastle.

Excuse me…but doesn’t it look like there’s more lights being used in the “after” photo? Do you think the liberals never remembered it gets dark at 8:30pm in certain parts of the world?

Sydney Lights On

So #TCOT Twitters? Can you say #EarthHour #Fail?

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March 30, 2009 at 7:11 pm