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The rumors of my demise have been greatly exaggerated

posted by Susan Johnson

My husband told me that there are rumors that I’ve died. I’m happy to report that I’m still very much alive. My cancer has gone to stage four but we are controlling it with chemo, the cancer numbers are currently […]

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I had a pretty rough week

posted by Susan Johnson

As you probably can tell from the lack of content this week, I had a pretty rough week. I was in a lot of pain over the weekend, my stomach was swollen which made it really hard to eat, sleep, […]

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Matt Damon is disappointed in Obama

posted by Susan Johnson

Not surprising since Obama hasn’t done too much: “Politics is compromise,” says the actor, who campaigned hard for Barack Obama. But Damon feels his candidate has compromised too much. “I’m disappointed in the health care plan and in the troop […]

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Has a new day dawned after the health care summit?

posted by Susan Johnson

Will Republicans and Democrats come together and work on the problems with our health care system? Jon Stewart is certainly hopeful that the summit will produce a meaningful dialog on health care that can lead to real change:But of course […]

US beats the Swiss

posted by Susan Johnson

But the Canadian crowd was cheering for the Swiss over us because they were still ticked that we beat them: And that U.S. victory over Canada has apparently tweaked many northern neighbors. The crowd at the game Wednesday was clearly […]

I’m torn

posted by Susan Johnson

My patriotism has me rooting for the US hockey team but I would feel really bad for Canada if they didn’t get the gold. It would become a national obsession. They would spend the next four years hating the team […]

Biden’s Ash Wednesday mark puzzles clueless BBC Sky News presenters

posted by Susan Johnson

Very funny video of two talking heads on the BBC Sky News speculating why Biden has a mark on his forehead (they wonder if he got the mark in Vancouver :-). Wait for the punchline at the end:Update: Pretty clueless […]

I’m still alive!

posted by Susan Johnson

Sorry about my absence from the blog, I lost my lap so I couldn’t use my laptop Though, it’s a little more complicated than that. I didn’t have the energy to post. I still surfed the net but didn’t have […]

Ovarian Cancer Fundraiser

posted by Susan Johnson

Kelly Ripa is hosting a fundraiser for ovarian cancer research. Vote for your favorite cake decoration and the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund receives a $1 from Electrolux (up to $500,000).

Obama “agnostic” on middle class tax increases

posted by Susan Johnson

Didn’t Obama promise not to raise taxes on the middle class. Yes, I believe he did. So when did lose his faith? President Barack Obama said he is “agnostic” about raising taxes on households making less than $250,000 as part […]

RNC Meeting in Hawaii

posted by Susan Johnson

Maybe they should have gone to Vegas? The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Mon – Thurs 11p / 10c

The environmentalists’ view of the future?

posted by Susan Johnson

Pretty funny ad from Audi with great insight into the green movement (greens, you know you’d be pretty happy if you could have someone arrested for having incandescent light bulbs, isn’t that why you pushed Congress to make them illegal?):Here’s […]

Tim Tebow Super Bowl ad

posted by Susan Johnson

No wonder CBS didn’t have a problem with this ad:Brilliant move by Focus on the Family, the pro-aborts had a cow over the ad and now look like extremists since the ad doesn’t even mention abortion plus the ad was […]

Tim Tebow pre-game ad

posted by Susan Johnson

Here’s the Focus on the Family ad with Tim Tebow. It’s the ad that’s running during the pre-game show (there’s a second ad that runs during the game). Pretty benign, doesn’t mention abortion at all:(via)

Jon Stewart on The O’Reilly Factor

posted by Susan Johnson

I thought it was pretty civil and both of them made some pretty good points. Watch the latest news video at video.foxnews.com Watch the latest news video at video.foxnews.com Though, I thought Stewart was insulting to the typical Fox viewer […]

Waiting…

posted by Susan Johnson

As I wait for the results of my blood test, I find comfort from this Psalm: ESV Psalm 130:1 Out of the depths I cry to you, O Lord!2 O Lord, hear my voice!Let your ears be attentiveto the voice […]

CBS rejects “Dante’s Inferno” Super Bowl ad

posted by Susan Johnson

For telling the audience at the end of the ad to “Go to Hell.” They’ll be able to run it by changing the tagline to “Hell awaits.” Here’s the original: Hmmm…the games seems a little more active than Dante’s Inferno […]

Another indication that Reid is a goner

posted by Susan Johnson

Polls can change but a more reliable indicator that Reid is a goner is what his fellow Senators are doing: The second- and third-ranking Senate Democratic leaders are doling out huge sums of cash, laying the groundwork for a leadership […]

Some good news for a change…

posted by Susan Johnson

It’s a little good news but I’ll take it! My oncologist asked me the color of the fluid they drained from my abdomen (btw, there was no analysis of the fluid — this was purely therapeutic). I told him it […]

“Casting all your anxieties on him, because he cares for you”

posted by Susan Johnson

Excellent Bible verse to help calm my nerves as I wait for the results of my blood test to see if the chemo is working: 1 Peter 5:6 Humble yourselves, therefore, under the mighty hand of God so that at […]

Charlie Brooker – How To Report The News

posted by Susan Johnson

Fairly amusing critique of not only BBC news but our own news reports (language warning):

I guess it just seemed like something Fox would do?

posted by Susan Johnson

This is pretty funny: The Jan. 25 article “Is the President Panicking” originally stated that Fox News led the charge against Bill Clinton in the ’94 midterm elections. Fox News did not come into being until 1996. (via)

Obama orders 9-11 terror trial moved out of lower Manhattan

posted by Susan Johnson

Smart move by Obama moving the trial out of lower Manhattan. since it was becoming a source of contention with New Yorkers (especially Bloomberg, Kelly and local business owners): The White House ordered the Justice Department on Thursday night to […]

Mark Driscoll’s Sermon on Haiti

posted by Susan Johnson

Mark Driscoll went to Haiti to find out the condition of the church in Haiti. So much devastation, so many dead, so much need, it’s overwhelming but I bet that the pastors Driscoll met felt comforted by the fact that […]

Michael Kinsley: “Cut This Story!”

posted by Susan Johnson

Great article by Kinsley on the excessive wordage in newspaper writing: One reason seekers of news are abandoning print newspapers for the Internet has nothing directly to do with technology. It’s that newspaper articles are too long. On the Internet, […]

Jon Stewart slams Obama over his recent visit to a sixth-grade classroom

posted by Susan Johnson

You all know the story, right? Obama goes to a sixth-grade classroom bringing along his presidential podium and both of his teleprompters which of course looks absolutely ridiculous. Stewart points out the obvious: The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Mon […]

Beau Biden will not seek his father’s Senate seat

posted by Susan Johnson

More fallout from the Massachusetts upset? Maybe. Vice President Biden’s son Beau announced Monday that he will not run for his father’s old Senate seat, leaving the Republican in the race without a Democratic opponent. In a written statement, Delaware […]

Radiation overdoses

posted by Susan Johnson

One of the blessings of having ovarian cancer is that I haven’t had to have radiation. After reading this article in the NY Times, I doubt I would ever agree to do it. As Scott Jerome-Parks lay dying, he clung […]

Chris Matthews beats up Rep. Alan Grayson over Reconciliation

posted by Susan Johnson

Matthews actually accuses Grayson of pandering to the netroots. Unbelievable! Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy (via)

Obama: “We’ve got to get it done this year”

posted by Susan Johnson

Excellent video from TPM, they did a really good job editing all the times Obama said they had to (and would) pass health care this year. I think they should have added Gibbs words at the end for emphasis (or […]

Jon Stewart rebukes Olbermann and Olbermann apologizes

posted by Susan Johnson

To Stewart, not Brown or the other people he attacked. We see who has the power in that relationship. Amazing that a comedian has to point out to a journalist that his rhetoric is over the top (and equally amazing […]

Hope for Haiti Now

posted by Susan Johnson

Here’s the live broadcast:

Pelosi: House lacks votes for Senate health care bill

posted by Susan Johnson

Looks like it might be dead after all:Further proof? “The President thinks the speaker and the majority leader are doing the right thing in giving this some time and figuring out the best way forward,” he said.He also noted that […]

It’s looking like the election of Brown has had the desired effect

posted by Susan Johnson

The people of Massachusetts have spoken and it looks like the Dems have finally gotten the message: Scott Brown’s decisive Senate victory in Massachusetts imperiled the fate of the Democratic health care overhaul in Tuesday as House Democrats indicated they […]

Brown wins!!!

posted by Susan Johnson

Whoa! I didn’t think he’d be able to pull it off! So far it’s 52 to 47 in the one of the most liberal states of the union. Ted Kennedy’s Senate seat is now in the hands of a Republican […]

The power of faith

posted by Susan Johnson

It’s amazing to watch rescues like this in Haiti and see the faith of the people who know that God would send help. This woman is pulled from the wreckage of her home and then thanks God and sings do […]

Weiner: “Health care might be dead”

posted by Susan Johnson

If Brown wins today. The House is not eager to just rubber stamp the Senate’s version of the health care bill: Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy BTW, did you hear Weiner complain about […]

MSM ignoring Coakley’s Catholic comment

posted by Susan Johnson

I’ve been watching the network news (ABC and NBC) reports of the MA Senate race and noted that when they mention Coakley’s mistakes they include the Chuck Schilling gaffe but totally ignore the fact that she said Catholics shouldn’t work […]

Jon Stewart on Pat Robertson’s response to the Haitian earthquake

posted by Susan Johnson

OMH! Jon Stewart doing a much better job than Pat Robertson finding words of comfort for the Haitian people. Pretty amazing, huh?

Robertson and Glover see retribution in the Haitian earthquake

posted by Susan Johnson

I know I’m really late (was very tired from the chemo this week) on posting this video of Pat Robertson making his usual heartless, cruel and unChristian remarks about the earthquake in Haiti:It’s as if the guy has never heard […]

MA Republican Senate Candidate Raises $1 Million Online

posted by Susan Johnson

In a single day (doubling his goal of $500,000)! Pretty good for a candidate from a very blue state and the home of the Kennedys. Since Brown’s surge in the polls the Dems are starting to get a little nervous […]

Obama lies about his support of the “Cadillac tax”

posted by Susan Johnson

I guess we shouldn’t be surprise that he would lie since who would call him on it? Certainly not the lapdog press: (via)

Jon Stewart: Stealth Care Reform

posted by Susan Johnson

Stewart busts Obama for breaking his campaign promises: The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Mon – Thurs 11p / 10c

Pelosi tells House Dems she hasn’t given up on the public option

posted by Susan Johnson

The public option is still under consideration (probably put off until they resolve the other issues) which is weird given the report that they are close to a deal: Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Thursday told her caucus she would […]

Win an 8GB iTouch from Logos

posted by Susan Johnson

Logos is celebrating their new app for the iPhone/iTouch by giving away an iTouch. Details here.

Obama to meet with union leaders

posted by Susan Johnson

Over his support of the “Cadillac tax:” “The president is calling us in to discuss some of the policy differences regarding the excise tax,” said a union official. “It should be happening in the next couple of days.”[…]”The president is […]

Obama promised: “The public would be part of the conversation and would see the choices being made”

posted by Susan Johnson

In case you guys missed the video of Obama promising to open up the process and let the America public in on the debate over health care:As you guys probably read yesterday C-SPAN is trying to hold Obama to his […]

Dorgan announces retirement

posted by Susan Johnson

Was really surprised to see that Dorgan won’t be seeking reelection this year but I’m not buying his reason: In his statement, Dorgan said his retirement was borne out of the desire to spend more time with his family. “Over […]

Don’t go out at night in Mexico

posted by Susan Johnson

Or you run the risk of being kidnapped. Here’s the story of a couple who visited friends in Mexico and their husbands were kidnapped and killed. And here’s a similar story of a family driving at night one mile from […]

Happy New Year!

posted by Susan Johnson

Though it’s hard for me to see how my new year is going to be very happy, I do wish a happy new year for you. I hope you are enjoying the evening with your family and friends and are […]

Happy New Year from Obama

posted by Susan Johnson

Video message from President Obama wishing us a Happy New Year!(via)

Thank you

posted by Susan Johnson

I wanted to let you guys know that I appreciate your prayers and comments concerning the return of my cancer. It has been very difficult to deal with the knowledge that a deadly disease is trying to end my life. […]

House members to cave on public option?

posted by Susan Johnson

Looks like the House is realizing that if they are going to pass any kind of health care “reform,” they’ll have to give up the public option: Asked during rounds on the Sunday news shows whether he could vote for […]

Merry Christmas!

posted by Susan Johnson

I’m finally back online! It took my husband hours yesterday to fix the problem, I’m blessed to have such a knowledgeable and patient husband. I was able to back up my computer because VAIO has a data recovery program, so […]

So, my cancer may or may not be back

posted by Susan Johnson

I had a CT scan and here is the relevant passage: “Complex solid and cystic mass in the left pelvis either representing residual neoplasm ad/or postoperative change.” Obviously, I’m scared. I don’t want to go through anymore chemo cycles. I […]

Christ the Center interviews Tim Keller

posted by Susan Johnson

About his new book, Counterfeit Gods: The Empty Promises of Money, Sex, and Power, and the Only Hope that Matters. You can listen to the interview here.

DC cop pulls gun during snowball fight

posted by Susan Johnson

Because he was hit by a snowball. More training for that guy.

Arizona inmates forced to listen to Christmas music

posted by Susan Johnson

Can’t blame the inmates for filing suit, especially Arpaio plays the music all day long: Sheriff Joe Arpaio – the self-proclaimed “toughest sheriff” in America – likes Christmas music, especially “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” and anything by Alvin and the […]

The base is not happy!

posted by Susan Johnson

Which is putting it mildly. MoveOn.org is now against the bill and urging progressive Dems to vote against it: But it’s not too late to fix the bill. And as Joe Lieberman has shown, just one senator willing to stand […]

Silent Monks Singing Halleluia

posted by Susan Johnson

Yeah, I know it’s a year old but it’s cute:

In Virginia you can kill your baby if the umbilical cord is still attached

posted by Susan Johnson

A woman kills her baby (born full term) and because the umbilical cord was still attached she can’t be charged with murder. How barbaric! It’s absolutely amazing to me that the legislature would allow a loophole like this to stand. […]

Obama’s Social Christmas Ornament Program

posted by Susan Johnson

Pretty funny spoof on the right’s “Obama is indoctrinating children” meme.BTW, I hadn’t heard about the Obama’s Christmas ornament program. What a great idea! The kids must have been so thrilled to have their ornament hung on a Christmas tree […]

Ed Schultz to Obama: “Your Base Thinks You’re Nothing But a Sellout”

posted by Susan Johnson

The left is certainly not happy with Obama’s caving on the public option: Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy And they aren’t particularly happy with the Senate. Even the House Democrats have had it […]

Recently discovered burial cloth casts doubt on Shroud of Turin

posted by Susan Johnson

A recently discovered shroud dated at the time of Jesus casts doubt on the Turn Shroud since it has a different weave: Archaeologists have discovered the first known burial shroud in Jerusalem from the time of Christ’s crucifixion – and […]

Firedoglake working to oust Lieberman’s wife from breast cancer charity

posted by Susan Johnson

The left is so angry with Lieberman that they are taking it out on his wife and a breast cancer charity: A liberal Web site is trying to enlist celebrities to persuade a top breast cancer research group to dump […]

Expanded Medicare dropped from ObamaCare

posted by Susan Johnson

Well, it looks like Lieberman wins: Asked by a reporter if the Medicare buy-in will be pulled out, Harkin said “looks that way,” before praising a Democratic health care bill without the two public option compromises. “There’s enough good in […]

Drinking Fat

posted by Susan Johnson

Did you guys see the new anti-soda ad from NYC?Yech! Good commercial to watch if you have to cut out soda. I recently had to give up all caffeine, so no more sodas. It’s been easy enough to give them […]

Time’s Person of the Year

posted by Susan Johnson

Here’s a report on Toda of the finalist for Time’s Person of the Year (they’ll announce the winner Wednesday): Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Even though Obama was the Person of the Year […]

Obama gives himself a B+

posted by Susan Johnson

In his interview with Oprah Winfrey Obama gave himself a B+ for job performance: President Obama told Oprah Winfrey on Sunday night he gives himself a “good, solid B-plus” for his first 11 months in the Oval Office. […] He […]

Lieberman tells Reid he won’t support the expansion of Medicare

posted by Susan Johnson

Lieberman will join the Republican filibuster if the expansion of Medicare is part of the bill: The two Senators had a discussion in Reid’s office shortly after Lieberman appeared on CBS’s Face the Nation Sunday morning. The Connecticut Independent discussed […]

Supernews spoofs Obama’s Nobel Peace Prize

posted by Susan Johnson

Mildly amusing spoof of Obama’s Nobel Peace Prize:(via)

Provision in ObamaCare to protect seniors in three blue districts in Florida

posted by Susan Johnson

Senator Mike Crapo of Idaho points out that Senator Ben Nelson has made sure that three counties in Florida (Miami-Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach) would be exempt from any changes to Medicare advantage: John McCain offered an amendment that would […]

President Obama’s weekly address includes a Christmas tree

posted by Susan Johnson

Atheists, I thought I’d warn you in case you were easily offended, you might not want to watch this video:Though, I’m sure some of you won’t even be bothered by the tree (you may even have one up at your […]

Sarah Palin and William Shatner read excerpts from each other’s book

posted by Susan Johnson

Sarah Palin surprises (apparently) Shatner by showing up after his reading and reading from his book. Very funny:(via)

Rick Warren speaks out against the Ugandan anti-homosexuality bill

posted by Susan Johnson

I am not surprised that Warren would speak out against this heinous law. It has absolutely nothing to do with Christianity. Excellent response.BTW, they dropped the death penalty and added life in prison which is still heinous.

Cardboard cutout of Obama used at the “Save the Children” benefit in Norway

posted by Susan Johnson

Obama couldn’t stay for it so they used a cardboard cutout instead. I’m sure the audience couldn’t tell the difference (jk Obama had quite a whirlwind day Thursday – he signed the Nobel guest book, huddled with Prime Minister Jens […]

Expansion of Medicare and Medicaid will lead to single payer

posted by Susan Johnson

Here’s how: Mr. Reid’s buy-in simply cuts out the middle man. Why go to the trouble of creating a new plan like Medicare when Medicare itself is already handy? A buy-in is an old chestnut of single-payer advocate Pete Stark, […]

Jenny Sanford files for divorce

posted by Susan Johnson

Couldn’t make it work: As so many of us know, the dissolution of any marriage is a sad and painful process. It is also a very personal and private one. Because Mark and I are public figures, we have naturally […]

Reid asks Republicans to take the weekend off

posted by Susan Johnson

So, health care is so important that it has to be done by Christmas and yet Reid cancels debate so he can go to a fund raiser? It’s good to be the king: “I understand the Republican leader doesn’t want […]

Jon Stewart: Gretchen Carlson dumbs down

posted by Susan Johnson

For her Fox audience: She seems to do it to the point of parody. Why doesn’t she just admit that she doubts the average Fox viewer knows what “czar” or “ignoramus” means? If I were a viewer, I would be […]

A Charlie Brown Christmas

posted by Susan Johnson

To get us all in the Christmas spirit:

Looking for a job?

posted by Susan Johnson

With only 4% unemployment, ND is looking for people to fill job openings. The only draw back? Winter. Currently it’s 0 degrees in Bismark (according to my iTouch)(via)

Tomato thrown at Palin during book signing

posted by Susan Johnson

A guy throws a tomato at Palin during her book signing at Mall of America in Minnesota and hits a cop instead:I think it would have been better for him to have protested Palin by buying Plouffe’s book instead. At […]

Calls for earlier mammograms for black women

posted by Susan Johnson

A third of the black women who get breast cancer are under 50 years old and 20-30% of the breast cancers are triple-negative (which is an aggressive and deadly cancer with a high recurrence and metastasis, including brain metastasis and […]

Reid compares health care to ending slavery

posted by Susan Johnson

He charges that the Republicans are trying to slow it down, saying the same thing that was said of slavery and the civil rights movement. Obviously, forgetting history since it was the Democrats who tried to filibuster the Civil Rights […]

“Beat Palin’s Book for a Day”

posted by Susan Johnson

David Plouffe, who manged Obama’s campaign and wrote about it in The Audacity to Win: The Inside Story and Lessons of Barack Obama’s Historic Victory, is trying to generate interest in his book by utilizing the left’s hatred of Palin […]

California limits mammograms to poor women

posted by Susan Johnson

Vindication for those who have said that the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendations would be used to limit access to mammograms: The eligibility age for state-subsidized breast cancer screening has been raised from 40 to 50 by the California […]

Carly Fiorina Delivers Weekly GOP Address

posted by Susan Johnson

Well, the GOP finally did something smart! Perfect response to ObamaCare, a breast cancer survivor who questions whether a task force would set future public policy:According to section 4105 (and other sections) of the senate bill the answer is yes.(via)

Gibbs insults April Ryan of American Urban Radio

posted by Susan Johnson

He compares her to a child:How insulting and degrading. Her question was pretty silly but he didn’t have to be insulting. He really is the worst! I liked her response: “Don’t play with me.”

Students suggests to Obama he legalize drugs and prostitution to stimulate the economy

posted by Susan Johnson

I liked Obama’s response, it seemed like something a professor might say but I wish the kid had asked him about tax cuts for businesses instead. I would have liked to hear Obama’s response:

Sarah Palin panders to birthers

posted by Susan Johnson

Oh boy! Not a smart move, it really moves her further to the fringes if she’s willing to pander to those who won’t get off that hobby horse: I think the public rightfully is still making it an issue. I […]

The Copenhagen Carbon Footprint

posted by Susan Johnson

So, it’s looking like there will be more damage than help from Copenhagen next week. A huge carbon footprint without much possibility of action. Typical. Talk about your global warming . . . When an estimated 16,500 delegates, activists and […]

Speaking of gay marriage…

posted by Susan Johnson

Dr. Ronald Sider in an interview with the Village Voice explains why he signed the Manhattan Declaration. I thought this was a really good question and an excellent response: RS: How do you feel about gay people wanting to live […]

Gay marriage defeated in NY

posted by Susan Johnson

Not surprised at all that gay marriage was defeated in NY. I knew that there would be strong opposition from upstate New York: The 38-to-24 vote startled proponents of the bill and signaled that political momentum, at least right now, […]

Pray request for my Grandma

posted by Susan Johnson

My grandma had a major stroke on Sunday and she isn’t expected to recover from it, the neurosurgeon says that she can go at any moment. Please pray that I can get my mother over there (PA) before she dies. […]

New York Magazine: “Tim Keller Wants to Save Your Yuppie Soul”

posted by Susan Johnson

Excellent article on Tim Keller in New York Magazine. It’s amazing to me that the gospel can be preached in New York and New Yorkers are responding to it. They may not like everything they hear (as the journalist notes) […]

Michael Moore: “We the people still have a sliver of hope. But we the people can’t take it anymore”

posted by Susan Johnson

The lefties, like Moore are outraged that Obama is sending troops to Afghanistan: Do you really want to be the new “war president”? If you go to West Point tomorrow night (Tuesday, 8pm) and announce that you are increasing, rather […]

Churches in residential areas are banned from feeding the homeless in Phoenix

posted by Susan Johnson

Once again government regulation interfering with churches trying to dispense food to the homeless:Local and state governments can’t afford to feed the homeless so why are they interfering with organizations that are doing it for them?(via)

The story behind Vatican II changes

posted by Susan Johnson

Interesting story behind the Vatican II changes to the Mass. I didn’t know that some of the reforms were for the benefit of Protestants: Many of Bugnini’s reforms were aimed at appeasing non-Catholics, and changes emulating Protestant services were made, […]

Test your news IQ

posted by Susan Johnson

With the Pew Research Center Interactive quiz, I had an almost perfect score, though I thought the test was pretty easy. Embarrassed to admit that I missed the Afghan troop level question.

The Enthusiasm Gap

posted by Susan Johnson

From a Daily Kos poll, the Democrats are going to have a problem in 2010: Voter Intensity: Definitely + Probably Voting/Not Likely + Not Voting Republican Voters: 81/14 Independent Voters: 65/23 DEMOCRATIC VOTERS: 56/40 The blogger concludes that these numbers […]

Nader thinking about challenging Dodd

posted by Susan Johnson

I hope he does it, it will make the Connecticut Senate race very interesting: Former independent presidential candidate Ralph Nader is mulling a run against Sen. Chris Dodd (D) in Connecticut, according to a report. Nader, the 2000 and 2004 […]

Homeless shelter throws away fried chicken

posted by Susan Johnson

Because it violates the NYC’s ban on trans fat (even for emergency food): When a small church comes to the Bowery Mission bearing fried chicken with trans fat, unwittingly breaking the law, they’re told “thank you.” Then workers quietly chuck […]

To Live is Christ

posted by Susan Johnson

It’s not everyday that you hear a rap song about Philippians (via)

Amazon Black Friday deals

posted by Susan Johnson

Why get up at 3:00 in the morning and fight the crowds when you can shop online in privacy of your home for some really good deals.

Howard Dean: ObamaCare is a trillion dollar bailout

posted by Susan Johnson

Pretty shocking honest assessment by Dean of the bills currently before Congress. He’s right that there isn’t any real reform in either of the bills. (via and Instapundit)

Happy Thanksgiving!

posted by Susan Johnson

I hope everyone is enjoying their day and looking forward to spending it with friends and family. Every year we have Thanksgiving meal at my sister’s so I never have to cook a turkey, for that I am thankful Here’s […]

“This Is Not a Football Story”

posted by Susan Johnson

I was very moved by this story of a sports radio program devoting it’s entire show to Chris Spielman’s wife, Stefanie, who had just died after her fifth and final bout of breast cancer. Instead of talking about the big […]

The Muppets: Bohemian Rhapsody

posted by Susan Johnson

They have taken some liberties with the lyrics, which is probably a good thing. Not sure these lyrics would have been appropriate for a Muppet to sing: Mama just killed a manPut a gun against his headPulled my trigger, now […]

The problem of theoretical science

posted by Susan Johnson

Here’s an interesting blog post at the Economist on Rebecca Goldstein’s new novel, 36 Arguments for the Existence of God: A Work of Fiction. The blogger notes that the refutation of some of the arguments in the appendix of the […]

Reason TV: “Would ObamaCare Kill Medical Innovation?”

posted by Susan Johnson

Making the case why profits are necessary for medical innovation:What the protesters don’t seem to get is that if they get their way and profits are limited, the pharmaceutical companies will not be able to spend the time or money […]

Video: SNL finally nails Obama

posted by Susan Johnson

Absolutely amazing that they have finally seen that there is comedy gold in the terrible job Obama is doing as president. The skit is of a joint press conference between Obama and Chinese President Hu Jintao (content warning, it is […]

Penn Jillette: “I don’t respect people who don’t proselytize”

posted by Susan Johnson

Great quote from Jillette (who is an atheist, though evidently, not a New Atheist :-):He’s right, if we really believed our message, we would certainly be warning those we loved that they are headed for destruction if they do not […]

Vatican researcher: Burial certificate of Jesus found on the Shroud of Turin

posted by Susan Johnson

She says that Jesus’ burial certificate was glued to the cloth covering him and then the ink was transferred to the cloth: Dr Barbara Frale, a researcher in the Vatican secret archives, said “I think I have managed to read […]

No one wants the Gitmo detainess

posted by Susan Johnson

Obama learns the obvious: no one wants to take the Gitmo detainees. President Barack Obama is now confirming what many have long suspected: He will miss his January deadline to close the Guantanamo prison — partly because he cannot persuade […]

New UK atheist ad campaign: Don’t label the kids

posted by Susan Johnson

Here’s the newest ad campaign that will be hitting billboards in the UK starting November 20: The atheists believe that kids should be allowed to choose their own belief system and not have it decided for them: As Richard Dawkins […]

SNL busts the Obama adminstration for caving on the public option

posted by Susan Johnson

I just saw the Biden skit on SNL and thought I’d share it with you guys in case you missed it. Pretty funny, one of their better skits.I thought the digs on the economy were pretty funny as well but […]

Stupak’s amendment not likely to impact many women

posted by Susan Johnson

Since only 13% of women use insurance for abortions, not too many women will be impacted by the Stupak amendment: The restrictions were introduced as an amendment by Rep. Bart Stupak, a Michigan Democrat who opposes abortion. They aim to […]

Gaddafi rounds up attractive women to convert

posted by Susan Johnson

Not only attractive women but those over 5’7 and between 18 and 35 years old: Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, in Rome for a U.N. food summit, spent several hours in the company of 200 Italian women recruited by an agency […]

Obama’s Home Teleprompter Malfunctions During Family Dinner

posted by Susan Johnson

Pretty funny for the first minute and then at the end a pretty good zinger aimed at Biden:Obama’s Home Teleprompter Malfunctions During Family DinnerBTW, I wonder what Dunn thinks about Onion Network News? Evidently, she thinks that a comedy news […]

Admin official on Obama’s bow: He was simply observing protocol

posted by Susan Johnson

It would be protocol if he wanted to admit that America’s leader was inferior to Japan’s royal couple: A senior administration official said President Barack Obama was simply observing protocol when he bowed to Japanese Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko […]

Tim LaHaye to publish new series

posted by Susan Johnson

Uh Oh! It looks like Tim LaHaye is at it again. He’s co-authoring a series of books which are kind of a prequel to his Left Behind series: GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Nov. 13 /PRNewswire/ — Zondervan, a world leader in […]

Steele ends abortion insurance for RNC employees

posted by Susan Johnson

Hypocrites! The Republicans are working to make abortion illegal but they offer abortion coverage to their employees? It goes to show you how principled this party really is, demonstrating once again why I left the party. A chagrined GOP Chairman […]

Send a donation to reduce the national debt

posted by Susan Johnson

Since Reuters decided to remind us that we can all contribute money to help reduce the national debt. I thought I would pass along the reminder since I figure the left are always advocating for freebies that ran up our […]

Clips from Oprah’s upcoming interview with Palin

posted by Susan Johnson

Question on the Couric interview:Watch CBS News Videos OnlineAnd here’s a clip of Oprah asking if Levi Johnson was invited for Thanksgiving dinner. Pretty dumb question. She should know that you never invite your kid’s ex to a family dinner, […]

Are you an underer or overer?

posted by Susan Johnson

It’s so sad that this is funny because the church has always been filled with Christians who can’t get along with those who do not agree with them: (via)

Sean Hannity caught using wrong protest video by Jon Stewart

posted by Susan Johnson

Hannity’s show boosts the attendance at the GOP rally by including the Capitol Hill Tea Party footage (which had much better attendance): Hannity’s response? : “Although it pains me to say this, Jon Stewart, Comedy Central, he was right. Now […]

Happy Veterans Day!

posted by Susan Johnson

To all the veterans out there, thank you very much for your service and sacrifice! And to all the family members of our military service personal, thank you for your sacrifice, I’m know it isn’t easy. Jason English of Mental […]

Camille Paglia: Pelosi’s healthcare bill is a mess

posted by Susan Johnson

One of the few lefties I would quote in agreement: As for the actual content of the House healthcare bill, horrors! Where to begin? That there are serious deficiencies and injustices in the U.S. healthcare system has been obvious for […]

Video: Obama’s eulogy at Ft. Hood

posted by Susan Johnson

Visit msnbc.com for Breaking News, World News, and News about the Economy (via)And here is the transcript of the prepared eulogy. I thought this was excellent: It may be hard to comprehend the twisted logic that led to this tragedy. […]

Well, it looks like I’m not an extremist after all

posted by Susan Johnson

When the majority of the House of Representatives is pro-life you know your position cannot be on the fringe. Pro-abortion Republicans have been replaced by pro-life Republicans or Democrats, that tells you something about the electorate. Visit msnbc.com for Breaking […]

Will ObamaCare survive the abortion wars?

posted by Susan Johnson

Who knew there were so many pro-life Democrats? Evidently, pro-life Democrats like Ben Nelson want to make sure the bill blocks federal funding for abortions and he went so far as to say he’d vote against it if it didn’t […]

“Hi, I’m Government Healthcare”

posted by Susan Johnson

The League of American Voters is putting out a series of ads against ObamaCare. Here’s the first one, it’s a PC vs Mac ripoff:(via)

Huckabee says he’s not as attractive as Palin

posted by Susan Johnson

Dismissing Palin’s popularity as just a reaction to her appearance is a pretty cheap shot. It’s this kind of sexist crap that makes the Republican party so unattractive (though, we all know the Democrats are just as sexist): Palin is […]

Christopher Hitchens and Stephen Fry vs. the Roman Catholic Church

posted by Susan Johnson

Here is a link to the BBC’s The Intelligence Squared Debate between Christopher Hitchens and Stephen Fry and Catholics, Archbishop John Onaiyekan and Anne Widdencombe MP debating: “Is the Catholic Church a Force for Good in the World?” Evidently, according […]

Rep. Wasserman: Abortion amendment will be stripped

posted by Susan Johnson

She is confident of it. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fla.), the Democrats’ chief deputy whip in the House, said that she and other pro-choice lawmakers would work to strip the amendment included in the House health bill that bars federal […]

Win a cash prize for attending church

posted by Susan Johnson

You can win up to $500 for going to church. OK, this is all kinds of wrong on so many levels:Of course they packed the church, why wouldn’t people want to win money for just an hour of sitting through […]

The first iPhone worm

posted by Susan Johnson

It only infects jail-broken iPhones: Australia’s ABC News online reports that the program — known as ikee — changes the phone’s wallpaper to a picture of 80s singer Rick Astley with the message, keying off Astley’s song, that says “Ikee […]

Hasan may have attempted to contact al Qaeda

posted by Susan Johnson

It amazing that our intelligence community has learned so little since 9-11. They knew that Hasan had tried to contact al Qaeda and yet what did they do about it? U.S. intelligence agencies were aware months ago that Army Major […]

Jon Stewart spoofs Glenn Beck

posted by Susan Johnson

Very funny spoof! If you haven’t seen it yet, watch it. He does a very good job making fun of Beck’s conspiracy tendencies. The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Mon – Thurs 11p / 10c

Taylor Swift’s SNL Monologue Song

posted by Susan Johnson

With a funny reference to Kanye West, of course:She also did a pretty funny spoof of Twilight:

Pelosi does the impossible

posted by Susan Johnson

You have to give credit to Pelosi for holding her party together to vote on a bill that will likely mean the defeat of many of her party next year (and she knows it). And she did it by holding […]

Hoyer admits they don’t have the votes to pass ObamaCare on Saturday

posted by Susan Johnson

They may have to move the final vote to Sunday or next week: A House leader says Democrats haven’t yet lined up enough votes to pass their health care overhaul bill. Majority Leader Steny Hoyer of Maryland says the vote […]

More on the Ft. Hood shootings

posted by Susan Johnson

He yelled “Allahu Akbar!” (God is great) then opened fire on the unarmed military personal waiting to be processed for deployment. He was taken down by a female civilian police office. He’s alive but paralyzed. From USA Today: An Army […]

Purging Moderates

posted by Susan Johnson

Evidently, the Republicans aren’t the only ones purging moderates: Democratic Louisiana Sen. Mary Landrieu is out as keynote speaker for the Palm Beach County Democratic Party’s annual fund-raising dinner next week because party leaders dislike her stance on health care […]

Ft. Hood Shootings

posted by Susan Johnson

We are learning quite a bit about the Ft. Hood shooter . He was a psychiatrist from Maryland, a Muslim (maybe Syrian or Jordanian) and upset that he was being deployed to the Middle East: Jeff Sadosky, a spokesman for […]

Corzine loses NJ election

posted by Susan Johnson

I’m a little surprised that NJ booted Corzine. I guess I shouldn’t have been given our history. We’ll take high taxes and massive government spending for a while and then we say, “Enough!” It happened with Florio in 1993 and […]

Planned Parenthood Director resigns post after viewing ultrasound of an abortion

posted by Susan Johnson

She realized she couldn’t do it anymore: “I just thought I can’t do this anymore, and it was just like a flash that hit me and I thought that’s it,” said Jonhson. She handed in her resignation October 6. Johnson […]

Reid assured lefties that Lieberman will not block a final vote on healthcare “reform”

posted by Susan Johnson

That didn’t take long, did it? I figured that Reid would make an offer Lieberman couldn’t refuse: Sen. Joe Lieberman has reached a private understanding with Majority Leader Harry Reid that he will not block a final vote on healthcare […]

Democratic State Committee pays for pro-Daggett robocall

posted by Susan Johnson

Aha! I knew it! It is not shocking at all that Dagget is Corzine’s stalking horse: The Democratic State Committee now admits paying for a robocall to Somerset County voters that slams Republican Chris Christie and promotes independent gubernatorial candidate […]

The Obama’s Halloween Party

posted by Susan Johnson

I know I’m late on this one but if you haven’t seen the pictures from the WH’s Halloween party, you can check them out some great shots here. I thought the orange light was a great idea. It reminded me […]

A movie about the Prophet Mohammad?

posted by Susan Johnson

The producer of the “Matrix” and “The Lord of the Flies” is making a movie about the Prophet Mohammad but since Mohammad can’t be depicted, how are they planning to make a movie about him? A film about the Prophet […]

Pelosi’s health care “reform” bill includes public option

posted by Susan Johnson

So, Pelosi (and the lapdog press) make a big to do over the fact that she didn’t get a “robust” public option because the House bill “allows” doctors and hospitals to negotiate their rate instead of it being fixed by […]

Update: Pro-life Democrat threatens to derail ObamaCare

posted by Susan Johnson

Ur…maybe he won’t:If I were Nancy Pelosi, I wouldn’t be taking this guys threats seriously. And I guess neither should we. When I posted the article I thought, “Should I really trust a Democrat to stand on principle?” I wish […]

Pro-life Democrat threatens to derail ObamaCare

posted by Susan Johnson

If he doesn’t get a chance to offer an amendment on abortion: Rep. Bart Stupak (D-Mich.) on Tuesday threatened that he may work with Republicans to torpedo healthcare reform unless he gets a vote to strip abortion-related provisions out of […]

Colbert: Holy Water Under the Bridge

posted by Susan Johnson

Colbert offers his very funny take on the Pope’s offer to the Anglicans (he even gives us a very succinct history lesson of the original break between the churches). He has as his guest Episcopal priest, Father Randall Balmer, (author […]

Dave Winer: “How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Fail Whale”

posted by Susan Johnson

I’m so with Dave Winer on this one! There is very little listening happening on Twitter. I can barely keep up with the people I’m following, how can those who are following thousands do it? As to being a miniature […]

Lieberman: “I’ve told Sen. Reid that if the bill stays as it is now I will vote against cloture”

posted by Susan Johnson

He’s not in favor of the public option at all: “We’re trying to do too much at once,” Lieberman said. “To put this government-created insurance company on top of everything else is just asking for trouble for the taxpayers, for […]

Doug Wilson and Christopher Hitchens on their media tour

posted by Susan Johnson

Too bad I didn’t see this before I posted a link to the Hitchens article. Hitchens and Wilson on their press tour plugging the Collision documentary were on the Laura Ingraham Show, Fox and Friends and the Joy Behar Show. […]

Christopher Hitchens on what he’s learned from debating religious people

posted by Susan Johnson

You have to give him props for taking on all comers. It’s not surprising that he hasn’t been convinced by the arguments of his Christian opponents. Who has ever been argued into the kingdom of God? I haven’t yet run […]

NOW President wants Obama to include women in his leisure activities

posted by Susan Johnson

You know something, the feminists have always struck me as being hung up on the wrong issues. In the 70’s it was titles (Mrs. vs Ms.), in the 80’s men’s clubs and in the 90’s it was defending Bill Clinton […]

The Obama administration’s war on coal

posted by Susan Johnson

It is absolutely amazing that anyone could be surprised that Obama’s admin would try to do all in it’s power to curtail the production of coal: [T]he Environmental Protection Agency has put the brakes on 79 surface mining permits in […]

Looks like Hulu will eventually charge for content

posted by Susan Johnson

At least some of their content: Chase Carey, News Corp.’s deputy chairman, suggested in comments he made at the OnScreen Media Summit that it’s just a matter of time before Hulu, the video service founded by News Corp. and NBC […]

DWI in La-Z-Boy

posted by Susan Johnson

This is something you’d see on a sitcom: A Minnesota man has pleaded guilty to driving his motorized La-Z-Boy chair while drunk. A criminal complaint says 62-year-old Dennis LeRoy Anderson told police he left a bar in the northern Minnesota […]

Richard Dawkins on the Hugh Hewitt Show

posted by Susan Johnson

Richard Dawkins was on Hewitt last night plugging his new book. I can’t link to the podcast (since you have to pay for it now) but he’s posted a transcript, so you can at least read it. Hewitt did a […]

Has the English Reformation ended?

posted by Susan Johnson

The Vatican has just made it easier for Anglican churches to join the Roman Catholic Church: The Vatican said it will make it far easier for disgruntled Anglicans to convert to Catholicism, in one of Rome’s most sweeping gestures to […]

Video: Fake U.S. Chamber of Commerce Press Conference

posted by Susan Johnson

This is has got to be the funnest video of the year! A spokesman for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce learns that a bogus press conference on climate change has been called and he rushes to interrupt it and the […]

Jake Tapper to Gibbs: Why is it appropriate for the WH to decide what is a news organization?

posted by Susan Johnson

Wow! You have to give it up for Jake Tapper who refuses to be a lapdog of the Obama administration, asking the tough questions: Tapper: It’s escaped none of our notice that the White House has decided in the last […]

Churches involved in torture of children accused of witchcraft

posted by Susan Johnson

How absolutely outrageous that something like this is happening. Torturing and killing children by Christians? What is being done in the name of Christ is a sin and one day these “pastors” will pay for it: The idea of witchcraft […]

“Counterfeit Gods”

posted by Susan Johnson

Tim Keller’s new book, Counterfeit Gods: The Empty Promises of Money, Sex, and Power, and the Only Hope that Matters goes on sale today. From the excepts I’ve read it’s pretty convicting. Here’s a video of Keller’s explanation of why […]

CNN: Who’s listening to talk radio?

posted by Susan Johnson

From the Obama approved network, CNN asks a psychiatrist, why do people listen to conservative talk shows like Rush Limbaugh? And of course the answer is predictable. If they really wanted an answer, they would only have to watch their […]

Ad attacking Reid over the public option

posted by Susan Johnson

Reid getting hit from both the left and the right, not a good time for him to be crafting controversial legislation given the fact that he’s up for re-election next year.My question to this nurse is, does she realize that […]

SNL mocks balloon boy story

posted by Susan Johnson

Mildly amusing:Glenn Beck also mocked the media coverage.To make it even more of a circus the sheriff says that he was playing the media so that he could gain the trust of the media manipulators: The sheriff, who on Friday […]

Colbert on Scalia equating the cross with death

posted by Susan Johnson

For those of you who missed it (like me). Have to agree with Colbert that you empty the cross of meaning equating it with death. The cross is not a symbol of death but of sacrifice, hope and redemption. I […]

Charges are being filed in the balloon boy incident

posted by Susan Johnson

No surprise that charges are being filed in the balloon boy incident: “We were looking at Class 3 misdemeanor, which hardly seems serious enough given the circumstances,” Alderden said. “We are talking to the district attorney, federal officials to see […]

Richard Dawkins on creationists: “I don’t think they read books anyway, except for one book”

posted by Susan Johnson

That’s a quote from Richard Dawkins hawking his latest book in an interview with Salon. Doesn’t that make it difficult for a creationist to read this book without feeling insulted? Won’t that hurt your goal? No, I’m not really aiming […]

Video: Abortion Coverage and Funding

posted by Susan Johnson

New online ad about what is really going on regarding the public funding of abortion in ObamaCare:BTW, speaking of health care, great response to the needling of an MS-NBC reporter yesterday by Sen. Landrieu (my second praise of a Democrat […]

The balloon boy incident might have been staged

posted by Susan Johnson

I wouldn’t be surprised. I’m so glad this story didn’t take up my evening like it did for those on Twitter and watching Fox News: The parents of the 6-year-old Colorado boy who was at one time believed to have […]

Obama defends Jindal

posted by Susan Johnson

Props to President Obama for defending Jindal when the crowd booed at the mention of his name. He is working hard for Louisiana and it was gracious of Obama to point that out.(via)

Reid admits ObamaCare will cost $2 trillion?

posted by Susan Johnson

Since tort reform will only save $54 billion a year, let’s not bother? It’s just chump change? Look at the states that have tort reform and the states that do not, you’ll see a migration of doctors to that state(look […]

John Mackey interviewed on Reason.tv

posted by Susan Johnson

Whole Foods CEO is interviewed by Matt Welch and Nick Gillespie of Reason.tv. Very interesting revelation of who he voted for in the last election (and no, it wasn’t Obama).You can watch the full hour video here.

You will be able to get your health care from the DMV

posted by Susan Johnson

OMH! This only gets better! The new health care rationing system is literally going to be DMV health care (it’s so funny that when you joke about these things, they actually do them): The most revelatory passage in the so-called […]

“What Canadians Want You To Know About Their Health Care System”

posted by Susan Johnson

Here are some videos from the Mackinac Center for Public Policyof Canadians talking about their failed health care system. These Canadians have a variety of serious and painful health issues but had to wait for treatment:So, instead of waiting a […]

“The Power of Words and the Wonder of God”

posted by Susan Johnson

You can get the John Piper and Justin Taylor compilation, The Power of Words and the Wonder of God for free here (and only 7.99 for the Kindle edition). It’s a compilation of various authors (Paul Tripp, John Piper, Mark […]

Matt Chandler on his “personal walk”

posted by Susan Johnson

Here’s some words of wisdom for those of us who are struggling, I found it encouraging, maybe you will as well:I agree with Matt Chandler that getting up early is the best time to focus on the Lord and his […]

Rush Limbaugh on “Today”

posted by Susan Johnson

Wow! For someone who is “weak,” he certainly garnered quite a bit of air time on “Today.” Two segments! Here’s the first segment, the second airs tomorrow: Visit msnbc.com for Breaking News, World News, and News about the Economy (via)

Update on my “Invention of Lying” post

posted by Susan Johnson

It seems I ticked off Ricky Gervais by stating that I wouldn’t see his new movie because the reviews I’ve read stated that it was a slam against Christianity and it was dishonest in its advertising. Evidently, I’m the first […]

WH to lefty bloggers: Take off the pajamas, get dressed…

posted by Susan Johnson

And realize how hard it is to govern in the center (or words to that effect :-). I wonder how the lefty bloggers are going to take this: Visit msnbc.com for Breaking News, World News, and News about the Economy […]

Update on the pastor who lead a gun “celebration service”

posted by Susan Johnson

The pastor who encouraged his flock to bring their fire arms to church has a new calling now (one better suited to his interests): promoting gun ownership and church security. He’s working part-time at a local gun range and has […]

Maureen Dowd: “Gandhi Wuz Robbed”

posted by Susan Johnson

A mildly amusing column by Dowd, her take of what Clinton and W’s reaction to the Obama Nobel Peace Prize win might have been: CLINTON: The only peace Obama has made is bringing together the Taliban, Rush Limbaugh, the Palestinians […]

“The Meaning of the Millennium”

posted by Susan Johnson

For those of you who, like me, missed John Piper hosting a discussion on three of the views of the millennium (they do not seem to cover dispensational premillennialism): On September 27, 2009, Desiring God and Bethlehem College & Seminary […]

Single payer really does kill granny…

posted by Susan Johnson

At least it does in England. a href=”http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/life_and_style/health/article6869646.ece”>This is why this Christian doesn’t support the <government takeover of health care: AN 80-year-old grandmother who doctors identified as terminally ill and left to starve to death has recovered after her outraged […]

SNL skit on Obama’s Nobel Peace Prize: “I won it for not being George Bush”

posted by Susan Johnson

Mildly amusing SNL skit stating the obvious: Actually, he wasn’t George Bush for 11 days.BTW, TimesOnline makes the case for why this is a snub against Bill Clinton. (via and @mattklewis)

Obama won the Nobel Peace Prize

posted by Susan Johnson

OH.MY.HECK! I could not believe this when I read the news this morning, I thought it was a joke! What in the world has Obama done to earn a Nobel Peace Prize (btw, I had a hard time finding a […]

New Taxes Under ObamaCare

posted by Susan Johnson

Well, we all knew that ObamaCare wasn’t going to be cheap. We knew that we would be paying more and here it is: When Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus proposed taxing medical devices to raise $40 billion over the […]

Colbert v. Dawkins again

posted by Susan Johnson

Richard Dawkins was on “The Colbert Report” again, this time plugging his new book, The Greatest Show on Earth: The Evidence for Evolution. For those of you who might have missed it: The Colbert Report Mon – Thurs 11:30pm / […]

“The Invention of Lying”

posted by Susan Johnson

The night before I was to have surgery to remove the tumor on my ovaries, we had Chinese food and watched “Ghost Town” which was pretty funny and the perfect movie to watch before an operation So, when I saw […]

President Obama’s photo op with doctors

posted by Susan Johnson

Obama assembled 150 doctors from all 50 states who supported his health care rationing plan for a photo op. The White House wanted the doctors to wear lab coats during the photo op and they were told to bring them, […]

SNL skit on Obama’s accomplishments

posted by Susan Johnson

Rightwingers should calm down, Obama’s hasn’t done anything yet is the gist of the skit:BTW, you have to agree that Afghanistan is worse off now. He still hasn’t capture bin Laden as he promised on the campaign trail.Another btw, this […]

“Big Government Health Care PSA”

posted by Susan Johnson

Pretty funny video spoofing the celebrity PSA featuring Will Ferrell:The timing of this video is perfect, given the fact that Sen. Thomas Carper admitted he has no intention of reading the bill he and his fellow Democrats are putting together […]

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