Wednesday, January 23, 2013

My Domestic Links

I should probably go to confession for the amount of glee I felt at reading this article.
CURL: Obama supporters shocked, angry at new tax increases - Washington Times


“What happened that my Social Security withholding’s in my paycheck just went up?” a poster wrote on the liberal site DemocraticUnderground.com. “My paycheck just went down by an amount that I don’t feel comfortable with. I guarantee this decrease is gonna’ hurt me more than the increase in income taxes will hurt those making over 400 grand. What happened?”
Shocker. Democrats who supported the president’s re-election just had NO idea that his steadfast pledge to raise taxes meant that he was really going to raise taxes. They thought he planned to just hit those filthy “1 percenters,” you know, the ones who earned fortunes through their inventiveness and hard work. They thought the free ride would continue forever.
So this week, as taxes went up for millions of Americans — which Republicans predicted throughout the campaign would happen — it was fun to watch the agoggery of the left.


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I keep thinking 4 years of Carter gave us 12 years of Reagan and then Bush. So maybe 8 years of Obama will give us a generation of conservatism?   We'll see.


These are two cute jokes from Catholic Memes on Face book:

An Old Jesuit Joke:

A Franciscan gets a haircut, and then asks how much he owes. The barber says he never charges clergy. The Franciscan thanks the barber and goes home. The next morning the barber finds a big basket of fresh bread from the Franciscans' kitchens. 

An Augustinian gets his hair cut by the same barber. The barber also tells him than he never charges clergy. So, the next day the barber receives a nice bottle of wine from the Augustinians' wine cellar.

A Jesuit gets his haircut, and the barber again says that he never charges clergy. The next day, when the barber gets to work, there are twelve other Jesuits already waiting for him.



The 98 year old Mother Superior from Ireland was dying. The nuns gathered around her bed trying to make her last journey comfortable. They gave her some warm milk to drink but she refused. Then one of the nuns took the glass back to the kitchen. Remembering a bottle of Irish whiskey received as a gift the previous Christmas, she opened and poured a generous amount into the warm milk. Back at Mother Superior's bed, she held the glass to her lips. Mother drank a little, then a little more and before they knew it, she had drunk the whole glass down to the last drop. "Mother," the nuns asked with earnest, "please give us some wisdom before you die."

She raised herself up in bed and with a pious look on her face said, "Don't sell that cow.



Anyone of my vintage remember this song? I thought it was so haunting and rich and just oozing teenage angst and hormonal achiness. As a 16-year-old girl I loved it!

Now as a 53-year-old mom with a gorgeous 13 year old daughter- I think it's a little creepy.

Still Benny Mardones sings the heck out of it and it's a real blast from the past.



Some neat things from Pinterest!




This little girl is determined!!!  I hope she becomes a great little dancer



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