Oh … Wait. I’m almost speechless (so how does that translate to writing?). Okay, Here Goes. Here’s the latest in hunh?
NY Representative Charles B. Rangel shared, "In order to avoid my colleagues having to defend me during their elections, I have this morning sent a letter to Speaker Pelosi (in the words of the Ancient Booer: Boo! Boo! Rubbish! Filth! Slime! Muck! Boo! BOO!!) asking her to grant me a leave of absence until such time as the Ethics Committee completes its work." Hmm … has anyone explained how the rest of the United States defines a ‘leave of absence’?
After Senator Jim Bunning relented on the jobless benefits bill, grateful dems showed their appreciation by lambasting him in the media with the equivalent of placing personal blame on Bunning’s shoulders for any and all financial difficulties people desperate for aid had during the past week … something along the line of, “We could have been here a week ago, blah, blah, blah …”. Really? Oh, grow up, people. You’re supposed to be helping to lead this great nation, not sniping at each other when things don’t go your way. Did none of you have a responsible role model to teach you manners during your formative years?
President Obama, after the scare MA gave him by voting in Republican Scott Brown, wants to force an "up or down vote" that will effectively bar the opposition from staging a filibuster. His reasoning? "I don't see how another year of negotiations would help. Moreover, the insurance companies aren't starting over." What? Oh, and that little gem was followed by this one, "At stake right now is not just our ability to solve this problem, but our ability to solve any problem.” Really? Any problem ever, in the history of the world? So, still going with the whole ‘if everyone doesn’t fall in behind me on every decision it will be the end of the world and IT WILL BE ALL YOUR FAULT, AMERICA, ALL YOUR FAULT!’, are we? Sheesh.
Supposedly he’s on his way here to MO to drum up support. I’d kind of love to go hear what he has to say, but I’m afraid the gas he expels will suck all the oxygen out of the venue and I could die. For reals. Not kidding. Heh heh, well maybe kidding a little.
And that’s about all the politics I could take today, so I turned off the radio, plugged in the iPod, and got me some 7+ hours of solid musical mayhem, be still my fluttering heart. I checked the list,and here are my current top 25 iPod take-me-aways, which I highly recommend, for various reasons:
- Geek in the Pink – Jason Mraz
- Babylon – David Gray
- The Only Way (Is the Wrong Way) – Filter
- Fake It – Seether
- Bad Day – Fuel
- Remedy – Seether
- Bubbly – Colbie Caillat
- Touch, Peel and Stand – Days of the New
- Second Chance – Shinedown
- Whistle for the Choir – Fratelli’s
- Hemorrhage (In My Hands) – Fuel
- In Your Wildest Dream – Reverend Horton Heat
- Dragula – Rob Zombie
- Moody’s Mood for Love – Elliot Yamin
- Hell Yeah – Rev Theory
- Sound of Madness – Shinedown
- Wheatus – Teenage Dirtbag
- Train – Cab
- So Happy – Theory of a Deadman
- Trippin’ On a Hole in a Paper Heart – Stone Temple Pilots
- Bonafide Girl – Shaggy (feat Rik Rok)
- A Falling Through – Ray LaMontagne
- Apologize – OneRepublic
- Cheated on Me – Gavin DeGraw
- Passage Into Midnight - Omar