(With the way Notre Dame has been playing plus the talk of them being ‘no longer relevant’ to college football, they need all the support and press space they can get!)
First I’d like to thank everyone who commented on our September 11th 10th Anniversary Issue, e~mailed me privately or sent me copies of your forwarding the issue to others in your address book. According to the sole gnome we have left in our circulation department we have picked up 8 new subscribers since the posting of that issue on Labor Day.
I happy to be able to finally say it appears as though our prolonged 100+ degree heat wave may well finally be at an end. We has a very nice abet extremely windy Labor Day weekend where the temps were only in the high 80s. In fact as I sit here writing this my weather widget informs me that while it is in fact 91 outside it only feels like its 88. A far cry from the days of ’ yo buddy its 103 and feels like 114 sorry pal!’ the last several night the temps have actually dipped low enough at night as to give our A/C unit a much needed rest too. The problem how ever is we have become used to it blowing across our bed and w/o it not only were we able to hear a host of other little noises that kept waking us up but we were hot besides!
Well last week my external hard drive arrived and I have sent the last week organizing things, consolidating them, removing duplicates, dumping piles of stuff I didn’t even know I had or why I had it as well as cleaning out my Inbox. My in box had never quite recovered from my last two bouts with my reoccurring illness, the demise and resurrection of D.L.E. or the failure of my lap top and having to revert to my ancient desk top. As a result this issue is a somewhat of a ‘clean out Lethal’s electronic garage and attic’ issue. Some stuff might be repeats, some of it a bit dated and we might even be a little subject heavy in some areas.
I don’t mind if you whine and complain about it, assuming its not covered by the disclaimer at the top. However to get your “Piss & Moan About the Issue Ticket” you’ll have to deposit a minimum of $5 in the help Lethal buy a new desktop fund. If you expect a personal response or apology ( yeah right! Good luck with that!) that will be a minimum of $25.
”Are You guys ready?… Let’s Roll!”
Mrs. Impish Dragon wasn’t too thrilled to open Impish’s Bible and discover penciled-in Commandment 7a:
“(However, when thou art traveling on business, thou shalt heed the sage advice of My musical apostle, Stephen Stills.)”
For those of you too young, too slow, too dim memory or who simply spent the Seventies in an alcohol and drug induced fog to get this gratuitous rock reference here’s a little help:
Unique rare maybe even one of a kind?
TAKING THE (LEMON) LAW INTO YOUR OWN HANDS:
David Cross’s wife bought a van from the Portsmouth (N.H.) Used Car Superstore. “It was a piece of
crap,” Cross said. He says the van had multiple issues including a broken odometer and damage from a previous wreck, so he took it back to the dealer.
The dealer not only refused to refund his money, but wouldn’t even negotiate the price on another van. So Cross returned
that night and drove the van onto the lot — and into multiple vehicles. “I hit the first $25,000 car I could see,” Cross said. “I
didn’t hit a car under $20,000. Then I moved a van that they wouldn’t come down on the price for. I moved it with the lemon they sold me. I just held it to the floor until I couldn’t move it any more.”
In all, he says, “I took out seven vehicles, including my own.” He then flagged down a police cruiser and turned himself in. “I woke up this morning and wondered if it was a dream,” he said, “but then I looked over and there’s my bail papers.” (MS/Portsmouth Herald) …Getting the answer to “Was it worth it?” might take awhile.
What Could Possibly Go Wrong: Cremated Ash Ammo
Has someone you loved recently passed on to that great trap field in the sky? Is deer hunting with Grandpa one of your fondest childhood memories? Or would you just like a way to make sure your trusted Labrador can continue to help you bring in those ducks once he’s gone? If you’re struggling with how to appropriately memorialize that certain someone, the creative folks at Holy Smoke may have just the solution for you…
I can imagine that indoor range owners may not be thrilled with you spreading your best buddy’s ashes around their facility. And there seems to be a certain ‘ick’ factor to shooting a deer with a 30-06 bullet that’s carrying Grandpa’s essence along with it. But maybe that’s me.
This kind of uniqueness doesn’t come cheaply, however. A box of 250 Fido-infused shotgun shells will run you $1,250. Cartridges are even more expensive on a per-launch basis. You can add a “mantle-worthy, finished, wooden handcrafted box” with labels for an additional $100.
So if you’re trying to figure out how to provide the right kind of closure to the loss of that special someone, Holy Smoke ammo could be just the send-off you’ve been looking for.
Jobs are out there
This girl could be sitting at home drawing unemployment. Instead she’s established a business with unlimited potential for expansion. A creative entrepreneur who has developed a business idea.
She is selling margaritas on the beach (clearing $1250.00 per day)…
The jobs ARE out there!
I watch some of these people on the Food Network and Cooking Channel and wonder how they can prance about week after week as suggest we serve some of the slop they dole out and call food. Last week I watched Nigella Lawson whom I usually adore place day old stale egg dough bread ripped up in a bowl sprinkle grated nutmeg and a pinch of brown sugar over it and then pour the heated English equivalent of whole milk in which a pat of butter had melted and a vanilla bean has steeped over it and pronounce that a “recipe”.
Seriously? Molly’s 3 year old nephew does this sort of thing every morning (a bet in his highchair) and his mother calls it a mess not a recipe! Now what do you say we actually cook something real?
1 pound boneless chicken thighs, skin removed, cut into 1-inch pieces
1 can (14.5 ounces) tomatoes with juice
1 & 1/2 cups chicken broth
8 ounces fully cooked smoked sausage, sliced
1/2 to 1 cup diced cooked ham
1 cup chopped onion
1 can (6 ounces) tomato paste
1/4 cup water
1 1/2 teaspoons Creole seasoning
A few dashes of Tabasco sauce or other hot pepper sauce
2 cups instant rice, uncooked
1 cup chopped green bell pepper
In Crockpot, combine chicken, tomatoes, broth, sausage, ham, onion, tomato paste, water, seasoning, and Tabasco. Cover and cook on LOW for 5 to 6 hours. Add rice and green pepper to Crockpot and cook for 10 minutes longer, or until rice is tender and most of the liquid is absorbed.
I prefer to use a “flavored” dice tomatoes for this, either garlic and onions, fire- roasted or something with a little backbone, also if you really like spicy in place of the 1/4 cup water use a half a can of Snappy Tom Tomato Juice Cocktail. It should be in the same aisle as the rest of the tomato juice products and comes in a 6 pack of individual 4 or 6 ounce cans. If fancy is your thing use white wine in place of the 1/4 cup of water.
Lastly being this is a Creole dish I either use green onions/scallions in it if I have enough or garnish it with then if I only have a few. I even made it once using leeks because some one stopped to pick up green onions at the store for me and though that Leeks were just giant green onions!
CIVIL WAR “IDIOT’S” DELIGHT
This recipe dates from the Civil War, each side credits it to the other…or, ‘tuther,’ as they said back then. It is fool-proof: even an idiot can make it! It is more coffee cake than doughnut.
1 c. brown sugar
1 c. raisins
1 tbsp. butter
1 tsp. vanilla
4 c. water
7 tbsp. butter
1/2 c. white sugar
2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 c. milk
1 c. flour
Boil together the first 5 ingredients. Make a batter of the second 5 ingredients. Drop the batter in a greased pan by spoonfuls. Pour first mixture over it and bake in a moderate oven until golden brown.
The paragraph above was typed by the original sender…NOT me! I do NOT consider anyone an idiot! Well… except for Liberal, Democrats, most politicians, Janet Napolitano, jackasses talking smack back at me in my personal Inbox when I take my time to respond to them and explain why something was done in one of my issues and it turns out they meant to comment for the Dragon but couldn’t be bothered to address it as such. Them I do consider idiots.
Little Johnny the Movie Trailer
thx to: bullyboy our “down~under” regular commenter and contributor for this bit o’ naughtiness
A picture is worth a 1,000 words
We’ve gotten this from so many of you I’m posting it in self defense so it will stop clogging our in boxes!
Please note this should NOT be interpreted as an endorsement by me of Rick Perry
Find your phone
We all misplace our keys or wallet now and then. In the same way, we’ve all hunted for a misplaced cell phone. The easiest way to find a cell phone, of course, is to call it. You follow the ring to find it in a couch cushion or in another room.
That’s getting harder to do. So many of us have abandoned landlines and rely solely on a cell phone for communicating. If no one else is there and you have only one cell phone, it can seem that you are out of luck. But you aren’t!
Make a quick online visit to WheresMyCellPhone. Enter your number, and your mobile will begin ringing. It’s just the helping hand you need!
The site does not share or store your phone number. You can, however, block your number if you decide not to use the site anymore. Just click “Stop Calling!” located at the bottom of the page. If someone enters your number for any reason, your phone won’t ring.
Also if you have a smart phone capable of it and have the app (don’t know why you wouldn’t with a smart phone) capture the QR tag in the upper right corner and install the app on your android phone. What the app does is silently monitor incoming calls looking for the number that WheresMyCellphone calls you from when it detects that number the application overrides the current ringer and volumes settings incase you have it set to silent vibrate or the ringer down low making it easier for you to find your phone. I know the app is available at the Android Market but I cannot say for Windows or Apple based OS phones.
Learn how a few of the former presidents treated the Secret Service. (3 minutes)
All the democrat presidents were rude. The Republican ones were caring and respectful.
This man graduated from the Federal Law Enforcement Academy. He shares what his DC Secret Service friends shared with him about the former presidents – and their wives!
(Who was rude, who was caring, and Michelle HATES white people). Very interesting.
As if we didn’t already know….
To those who think retired people are causing the social security system to go broke……………………………
Look at this picture and see if you can find one retired person in the place. Read to the bottom
Social Security Office In Austin , TX
A friend went to the social security office this week to file for Medicare because it is the only way to keep medical insurance when you turn 65. He took a picture of the waiting room. Please tell me if you can find a retired person in the place!!!! It’s called “disability” insurance!!!! You no longer have to wonder why SS is broke!!! These people do not pay into the system, nor are they disabled!!! Please spread this picture to everyone you know. Our country is going broke on this fraud!!! Please also go down to your SS office and take a picture and post it on the Internet. It just might wake up the country as to what is going on!!!
Hard to come up with anything to say after a statement that accurate and unusually honest from our government!
Tea Party Zombie game? Really?
We’ve got liberal sleaze balls pulling crap like this and making a buck off it but it’s “Republican Barbarians” right? Amazing how this crap is only not cool when its the Liberals and Dems on the receiving end of the slops pail!
Ok, we know this will probably upset some people. If you are NOT a fan of the Tea Party and love first-person shooters, this may be the game for you. For everyone else, you may want to skip these next few paragraphs.
A new video game is giving players a chance to explore a post-apocalyptic Fox News studio and kill off zombies that resemble famous conservatives including Michele Bachmann, Sarah Palin, Newt Gingrich, Rick Santorum, Bill O’Reilly and Glenn Beck.
The game, called “Tea Party Zombies Must Die,” is project by StarvingEyes Advergaming, a website that provides games for online viral campaigns.
But well-known figures aren’t the only ones the game sets its sights on, as the Huffington Post notes:
Other characters in the first-person shooter include the “Generic Pissed Off Old White Guy Zombie,” the “Pissed Off Stupid White Trash Redneck Birther Zombie” and the “Express Racist Views Anonymously On The Internet Modern Klan Zombie,” who dons the remains of a KKK robe as he wanders around with a sign that describes President Barack Obama as a Muslim.
The game is a Flash-based, online shooter that’s free to play.
Tea Party Zombies is filled with several conservative talking points, including Obamacare, the birther issue and Americans for Prosperity.
This isn’t StarvingEyes’ first foray into the political video game world. According to Politico, the company released a game in 2004 that allowed characters to fight monsters that represented members of the Bush administration.
As far as controversy, the head of the group responsible for the game told MRC TV the game was a personal project and downplayed the criticism coming from conservative circles.
“I am not worried about it affecting business,” Oda said.
Really? Take your company company public and watch what the Centrist, Conservative, Republican, Brokerage houses due to your little company pal! It’ll happen faster than a zombie can moan “Obama!”
You know what’s most shocking, here? The fact that Sarah Palin, Bill O’Reilly, Newt Gringrich and Michele Bachmann are considered part of the “tea party.” Pretty much shows that “tea party” has lost any of its original meaning (or principles, for that matter) and become wholly co-opted by the Republican party.
Personally I am forced to concede I find the thought of shooting Bill O’Reilly, Newt Gringrich, Rick Santorum, or the uber evil hatemonger Glenn Beck somewhat of an appealing idea, even if it is only in video effigy. I wonder if I could sweet talk them into working in a zombie dragon?
For those of you who missed the link above here’s a link to the game for you to check out for yourself: http://teapartyzombiesmustdie.com/
This product image courtesy of Ben & Jerry’s shows their new ice cream flavor, “Schweddy Balls.” The new flavor is a homage to an old “Saturday Night Live” skit featuring Alec Baldwin as bakery owner Pete Schweddy
Ben & Jerry’s reveals new flavor: Schweddy Balls
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Ben & Jerry’s has Schweddy Balls. Would you like a taste?
Chill out, it’s only the name of their new flavor.
Schweddy Balls ice cream is an homage to a 13-year-old “Saturday Night Live” skit featuring Alec Baldwin as bakery owner Pete Schweddy, whose unique holiday offerings included a delicacy called Schweddy balls.
The company’s not worried about offending people with the name, said spokesman Sean Greenwood.
“We’re the caring company,” Greenwood said Thursday. “We never want to do anything that is upsetting for people. We think it’s congruent with our values, in terms of having fun. One of our principles is ‘If it’s not fun, why do it?'”
Other flavors with edgy names — like Karamel Sutra and Half Baked — were irreverent double-entendres, too, he said.
True. But Schweddy Balls?
The new flavor, which was unveiled Wednesday and is being offered in a “limited batch,” consists of vanilla ice cream, a hint of rum, fudge-covered rum balls and milk chocolate malt balls. It’s being sold in Ben & Jerry’s Scoop Shops and supermarkets.
The “SNL” skit, which first aired Dec. 12, 1998, starred Molly Shannon and Ana Gasteyer as hosts of “Delicious Dish,” a National Public Radio program interviewing Baldwin’s Pete Schweddy character.
“For a long time, I thought that ‘Here Lies Pete Schweddy’ would end up on my tombstone,” Baldwin said in a statement released by South Burlington-based Ben & Jerry’s. “Now, thanks to Ben & Jerry’s, the goodness of the Schweddy family recipe won’t go with me to the great beyond.”
The ice cream flavor aims to cash in on the nod-and-a-wink premise of the skit, and on the cache of the show.
Ben & Jerry’s, a division of consumer products giant Unilever, has been down this road before. Earlier this year, the ice cream maker came out with “Late Night Snack” with late night comic Jimmy Fallon on the label.
Will consumers bite this time?
Been a while since we had a Dragons Last Word or a Leprechaun’s Parting Shot from a reader. Recently due to reader feed back we have been keeping them few, far between and on topics different than our normal want of political, liberals and the Obamination Presidency. However occasionally you get the mandatory exception you just have to post. This one comes from reader Paul B. an under praises sung frequent contributor to the piles of material we sift through. Often so many things get combined together or read and condensed that it’s not easy to say who sent what or when and where it was used. This however is pure Paul B. send.
Three significant historical events have been eclipsed by Obama: 1) Jimmy Carter will no longer be looked upon as the worst president in American history; 2) Richard Nixon and Bill Clinton will no longer be recognized as the greatest liars in presidential history; 3) Clinton’s stain on Monica’s dress, and what that did to the White House in general and the office of the president specifically, will forever pale in comparison to the stain and stench of Obama.
I need not spend much time on the failure of Obama as president. His tenure has been a failure on every measurable level. So much so, in fact, that some of the staunchest, most respected liberal Democrats and Democratic supporters have not only openly criticized him – some even more harshly than this essayist – but they have called for him to step down.
Richard Nixon’s words “I am not a crook,” punctuated with his involvement in Watergate, and Bill Clinton’s finger-wagging as he told one of the most pathetic lies in presidential history, in the aftermath of Obama, will be viewed as mere prevarications.
Mr. Nixon and Clinton lied to save their backsides. Although, I would argue there are no plausible explanations for doing what they did, I could entertain arguments pursuant to understanding their rationales for lying. But in the case of Obama, he lies because he is a liar. He doesn’t only lie to cover his misdeeds – he lies to get his way. He lies to belittle others and to make himself look presentable at their expense. He lies about his faith, his associations, his mother, his father and his wife. He lies and bullies to keep his background secret. His lying is congenital and compounded by socio-psychological factors of his life.
Never in my life, inside or outside of politics, have I witnessed such dishonesty in a political leader. He is the most mendacious political figure I have ever witnessed. Even by the low standards of his presidential predecessors, his narcissistic, contumacious arrogance is unequalled. Using Obama as the bar, Nero would have to be elevated to sainthood.
As the stock markets were crashing, taking with them the remaining life saving of untold tens of thousands, Obama was hosting his own birthday celebration, which was an event of epicurean splendidness. The shamelessness of the event was that it was not a state dinner to welcome foreign dignitaries, nor was it to honor an American accomplishment – it was to honor the Pharaoh, Barack Hussein Obama. The event’s sole purpose was for the Pharaoh to have his loyal subjects swill wine, indulge in gluttony and behavior unfit to take place on the property of taxpayers, as they suffer. It was of a magnitude comparable to that of Tyco CEO Dennis Kozlowski’s $2 million birthday extravaganza for its pure lack of respect for the people.
Permit me to digress momentarily. The U.S. Capitol and the White House were built with the intent of bringing awe and respect to America and her people. They were also built with the intent of being the greatest of equalizers. I can tell you, having personally been to both, there is a moment of awe and humility associated with being in the presence of the history of those buildings. They are to be honored and inscribed into our national psyche, not treated as a Saturday night house party at Chicago’s Cabrini-Green.
The people of America own that home Obama and his wife continue to debase with their pan-ghetto behavior. It is clear that Obama and family view themselves as royalty, but they’re not. They are employees of “we the people,” who are suffering because of his failed policies. What message does this behavior send to those who today are suffering as never before?
What message does it send to all Americans who are struggling? Has anyone stopped to think what the stock market downturn forebodes for those 80 million baby boomers who will be retiring in the next period of years? Is there a snowball’s chance in the Sahara that every news program on the air would applaud this behavior if it were George W. Bush? To that point, do you remember the media thrashing Bush took for having a barbecue at the White House?
Like Nero – who was only slightly less debaucherous than Caligula – with wine on his lips Obama treated “we the people” the way Caligula treated those over whom he lorded.
Many in America wanted to be proud when the first person of color was elected president, but instead, they have been witness to a congenital liar, a woman who has been ashamed of America her entire life, failed policies, intimidation and a commonality hitherto not witnessed in political leaders. He and his wife view their life at our expense as an entitlement – while America’s people go homeless, hungry and unemployed.
Read more: Nero in the White House http://www.wnd.com/index.php?fa=PAGE.view&pageId=331497
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