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New Rules for Complaining

Posted by darthkeller on February 24, 2010

The other night I was watching Undercover Boss with Raven when we saw something interesting. The CEO of 7-11 was in the Dallas area (sorry Dallas, they actually said what part, but since I don’t know the DFW area at all, I’m not going to insult you by taking a guess) when he met Igor, a delivery driver. Igor worked nights. Igor’s wife is a school teacher (thus, works days). So, they rarely saw each other during the week.

“Danny” (the CEO’s cover name, I can’t remember his real name…sorry) asked Igor how he could deal with not getting to see his wife except on the weekends. Igor’s answer was simple: Less time to see each other, less time to fight. I thought that was hilarious, Raven did not.

Then Danny asked Igor the big question: How could Igor be so upbeat while working a night shift, away from his wife and kids, having left his home country in eastern Europe.

Igor’s answer: I’m in America! I have opportunities here! I have a chance at a life my parents and grandparents could only dream of!

This brought tears to my eyes. We are bombarded every day with the fringe-media’s view that America is evil. America is stupid. America is wrong. America is imperialistic. America is hopeless.

I’m sorry, but I refuse to believe that. I refuse to believe that you have nothing less than opportunity in America. You don’t have guarantees here, you have chances. If two guys go to work for the same company, on the same day, doing the same job, one WILL rise higher than the other, but that doesn’t mean that either of them had more or less chance to rise than the other one did.

The Left loves to proclaim that the Declaration of Independence guarantees happiness… NO! The DoI guarantees the “PURSUIT of happiness”, results may vary!

TheRoot.com (I will not link to them) had a list of 21 “Black folks we’d like to see removed from history”. On that list was Justice Clarence Thomas. Why? Because he “opposes government programs intended to help minorities”. I’m sorry, but slavery ended 147 years ago. Segregation of public schools: 52 years ago. Civil rights: 46 years ago (these dates are based on my memory and could be off by 2-3 years). I understand that because of these policies minorities have had less opportunity than others, but if you can’t get your act together in 46 years, YOU PROBABLY NEVER WILL UNLESS YOU ARE MADE TO!

How much more do you need? Minorities have college scholarships. They have affirmative action. They are given every opportunity to succeed in the world! If they continue to fall short of happiness, that’s there own damn fault! Yet, the media continues to paint this country as “racist”.

Allow me to explain something: You cannot call Obama “post-racial” if you still want to call someone “racist”. You cannot be “racist” if race is no longer considered. You cannot be “post-racial” if race is considered. Sorry guys, but you cannot have it both ways.

BTW – Am I the only one that thinks Chris “Tingles” Matthews is a racist? “I forgot he was black for about an hour”. That means when Matthews sees Obama, his FIRST (and, it could be argued, ONLY) thought is, “There’s a black man”. Funny, when I see Obama, I don’t see a “black man”, I see a “socialist man”. Just saying.

You might think I’m getting off point, but I’m not. I’m simply pointing out the hypocrisy and lunacy of the Left, and more to the point, the fringe media.

So, new rule: If you want to bitch about this country and claim that it needs to be like another country, you must live in said country for a period of no less than 5 years, WITHOUT CONTACT to those in the USA! Why? So that you get the full experience of that country. After 5 years, if you still want to change this country, go ahead and try (and we’ll fight you every step of the way). I’m sick and tired of hearing jackasses on the left say “We need to be like Canada” (anyone else notice their leaders come to America for health care… hmm….), or “We need to be like China”… IF YOU WANT TO LIVE IN A COUNTRY LIKE CANADA, CHINA, CUBA, RUSSIA, etc, GO LIVE THERE AND LEAVE US ALONE!

It pisses me off to no end that they teach revisionist history in school making the Chinese look “misunderstood” and calling Stalin “Uncle Joe”, and then kids grow up thinking that we are the bad guys. HELLO! MAO KILLED 60 MILLION CHINESE. I’ve seen reports that Stalin killed as many as 10 million! There is no viewpoint in which these men were anything but EVIL! And yet our kids look at them as heroes!

I will not stand by and allow this to happen any longer. If you want to teach this crap, then I will teach the REAL history! If you don’t like it, I don’t care!

To quote Andrew Breitbart: “We are on to you!” The media has lost its iron-clad grip on America’s mind, and now that we’re here, we’re not going away. We’re going to start fighting harder, using Alinsky’s tactics against the Left every day.

Get ready, the fun is about to start now!!!

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My Trip to the Doctor

Posted by darthkeller on January 21, 2010

Unfortunately I have a slightly less than “clean bill of health”.  I suffer from terrible sinus headaches.  I have since I was 18.  In the past month they have grown in intensity, frequency and duration – Not exactly a good thing.

SARCASM ON

So, I called the doctor.  Simple, right?  First, I was told that I would have to wait a WEEK to see that doctor.  A week of headaches!  They submitted me to a Jack Bauer-esque interrogation over the phone, wanting to know all kinds of information about me!  This conversation took over 3 minutes!  OF MY TIME!

So, today was the big day.  I went to see the doctor, and yes, I came prepared (I wore my wooden leg and plastic tonsils, just in case).

I arrived at his office at approximately 8:40 AM, and I had to wait another 4, maybe 5 MINUTES!  I was taken back to his office and spoke with the nurse for a few seconds and was asked to wait again, this time 1 minute (they were getting better).

After asking me a few questions regarding my symptoms, the doctor looked in my ears (wasn’t sure what he was up too), then my nose (which is good, since that’s where my sinuses are), and last my mouth (I KNEW THEY WERE GOING FOR MY TONSILS!).  With the examination “over”, he sprayed something in my nose (a toxic gas which would allow them to take my tonsils or feet easier).

After another 10 minute wait for the medication to take effect the doctor came back into the room and actually looked into my sinuses.  Good news, all clear.  Bad news, still don’t have a confirmed diagnosis.

SARCASM OFF

So, after all of 20 minutes “waiting” at various stages, with my feet and tonsils STILL INTACT… Wait…. My  tonsils were taken out when I was 8… HA! Jokes on them! I was told the next headache I get I have to get an x-ray (I guess so they can check for feets/tonsils), and with that x-ray, maybe a diagnosis.

You know, I’m liking this American version of healthcare… Hmmmmmmm…….

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Why I Have to Stop Watching Beck – An Open Letter

Posted by darthkeller on December 10, 2009

Dear Mr Beck (I use that as a term of respect, not contempt as Keith Olberman does),

I’m writing this letter to tell you why I can no longer watch the Glenn Beck show on FNC.

For some time now I’ve heard you say that we need to practice three things:
1) Question with Boldness
2) Speak without fear
3) Hold to the truth

If you will allow me, I’ll present a problem that I have with the instruction to practice these things.

1) Question with Boldness

Unlike Michelle Malkin, Andrew Breitbart, Rush Limbaugh, yourself and others like those mentioned, I do not get paid to investigate who is connected to whom in the White House. I’m a software developer, so my days are spent looking at thousands of lines of code. When I get the time to check the respective websites or listen/watch the programs of those mentioned, I rely on you guys to give me the information needed to do my part in helping this country.

The problem that I have here: I don’t know a) What questions to ask; b) To whom to ask those questions. Every day you seem to start your program with this statement: “Ask yourself these questions…” Roughly 15 seconds after hearing the questions, I have answered them, but I watch, patiently, for your take on those questions. Most nights, you talk about them, but never give that “final answer” that I would like to have. Instead, I’m left, wondering about what I need to do.

2) Speak without Fear

To whom? I watched as approximately one million men and women gathered in our Nation’s capital to protest taxes, health care, government spending, government insanity on 9/12. You know what that changed? Nothing!

I watched nightly as more and more “tea party” protesters attended town hall meetings and raised their voice about health care. It didn’t change anything. It still passed the House. It looks as though it will pass the Senate.

Now, despite the fringe media’s attempts, recent revelations from emails and documents show that AGW is a complete hoax! Not only that, but the EPA recently declared that carbon dioxide is a hazardous substance, and therefore, can be regulated! This paves the way for Cap-n-Tax. Again, no amount of truth would stop the ideas of the Left.

Who do we need to talk to? What do we need to say? So far, our words have fallen on deaf ears. If Congress won’t listen to us, and we know the President won’t, who do we talk to?

3) Hold to the Truth

This is the one area that I have no problem practicing! I know that the only way we’re going to get out of the recession is to go back to the policies that worked before, namely, Reagan’s policies! FDR’s policy didn’t work. Carter’s policy didn’t work. Socialist policies have NEVER worked on our planet, and with the current absence of factual alien data, I feel safe saying it’s never worked in our universe.

Because of my faith I am filled with hope that everything is working to God’s design, whether we know the path of that design or not. Whether I live to be 100 or die tomorrow, I have the hope of knowing that I’ll be reunited with my Savior.

I look at the leaders of the Right and we have some great people to follow. Sarah Palin seems to be the Energizer Bunny of our Party, she keeps going and going no matter what the Left does to her. Rush and Mark Levin appear to be the people that can most effectively rile up our party. All that we are missing is the instrument to focus that energy and rage at our opponent. I believe that you are that instrument, but you have yet to tell us what we need to do!

I know that you have a series of conventions starting in March. Are you 100% certain we’ll have a country at that time? I’m not trying to keep you from doing what you need to do to make money, I’m all for capitalism, however, this is more important than money.

Mr Beck, until I hear that you have started to give out the answers to these questions, I have to stop watching your program, since it does nothing but enrage and depress me.

Sincerely,

DarthKeller

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About me and this blog

Posted by darthkeller on July 7, 2009

Ok, so first, the particulars:

1) My name is Kelly… you don’t need to know any more than that

2) I’m a web developer for a great company in OKC

3) I love sports, mainly the NBA and NCAA football

So, what do I plan to write about?  Honestly, anything and everything.  I’ll be talking about code that I’m working on or with, I’ll talk politics, current events, sports… Again, anything and everything!

The next question that needs to be answered: Why should you read this blog?  If you want to, great, if not, it’s not going to hurt my feelings.  Follow if you want to hear about random thoughts that fascinate me (and there will be a lot)

So, welcome to my blog, pull up a chair, sit a while, I’ll be glad to talk with you!

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