They are lying elitist assholes – Just Sayin

On January 28, 2011, in Uncategorized, by Mark Hope

Senator R.C. Soles (D – NC) Long time Anti-Gun Advocate State Senator R.C. Soles, 74, shot one of two intruders at his home just outside Tabor City, N.C. about 5 p.m. Sunday, the prosecutor for the politician’s home county said.

The intruder, Kyle Blackburn, was taken to a South Carolina hospital, but the injuries were not reported to be life-threatening, according to Rex Gore, district attorney for Columbus, Bladen and Brunswick Counties.

The State Bureau of Investigation and Columbus County Sheriff’s Department are investigating the shooting, Gore said. Soles, who were not arrested, declined to discuss the incident Sunday evening.

“I am not in a position to talk to you,” Soles said by telephone.

“I’m right in the middle of an investigation.”

The Senator, who has made a career of being against gun ownership for the general public, didn’t hesitate to defend himself with his own gun when he believed he was in immediate danger and he was the victim.

In typical hypocritical liberal fashion, the “Do as i say and not as i do” Anti-Gun Activist Lawmaker picked up his gun and took action in what apparently was a self-defense shooting. Why hypocritical you may ask?

It is because his long legislative record shows that the actions that he took to protect his family, his own response to a dangerous life threatening situation, are actions that he feels ordinary citizens should not have if they were faced with an identical situation.

It has prompted some to ask if the Senator believes his life and personal safety is more valuable than yours or mine.

But, this is to be expected from those who believe they can run our lives, raise our kids, and protect our families better than we can.


This picture is worth a trillion!

On December 29, 2010, in Uncategorized, by Mark Hope

House Minority Leader Lawrence F. Cafero Jr., R-Norwalk, pictured standing, far right, speaks while colleagues Rep. Barbara Lambert, D-Milford and Rep. Jack F. Hennessy, D-Bridgeport, play solitaire Monday night as the House convened to vote on a new budget. (AP)
The guy sitting in the row in front of these two….he’s on Facebook, and the guy behind Hennessy is checking out the baseball scores.
These are the folks that couldn’t get the budget out by Oct. 1, and are about to control your health care, cap and trade, and the list goes on and on….
Should we buy them larger screen computers – or – a ticket home, permanently?

This is one of their 3-DAY WORK WEEKS that we all pay for (salary is about $179,000 per year).

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A Dog’s Purpose?

On December 8, 2010, in Uncategorized, by Mark Hope

A Dog’s Purpose?

Being a veterinarian, I had been called to examine a
ten-year-old Irish Wolfhound named Belker.
The dog’s owners, Ron, his wife Lisa, and their little boy Shane, were all very
attached to Belker, and they were hoping for a miracle.

I examined Belker and found he was
dying of cancer. I told the family we couldn’t do anything for him and offered to perform the euthanasia procedure for
the old dog in their home.

As we made arrangements, Ron and Lisa told me they thought
it would be good for six-year-old Shane to observe the procedure. They felt as
though Shane might learn something from the experience.

The next day, I felt the familiar catch in my throat as Belker’s
family surrounded him. Shane seemed so calm, petting the old dog for the last time,
that I wondered if he understood what was going on. Within a few minutes, slipped peacefully away.

The little boy seemed to accept Belker’s
transition without any difficulty or confusion. We sat together for a while
after Belker’s Death, wondering aloud about the sad
fact that animal lives are shorter than human lives.

Shane, who had been listening quietly, piped up, ”I know

Startled, we all turned to him. What came out of his mouth
next stunned me. I’d never heard a more comforting explanation. It has changed
the way I try and live.

He said,”People are born so that
they can learn how to live a good life like loving everybody all the time and
being nice, right?”

The Six-year-old continued,”Well,
dogs already know how to do that, so they don’t have to stay as long.”

Live simply.

Love generously.

Care deeply.

Speak kindly.

Remember, if a dog was the teacher you would learn things

When loved ones come home, always run to greet them.

Never pass up the opportunity to go for a joyride.

Allow the experience of fresh air and the wind in your face
to be pure Ecstasy.

Take naps.

Stretch before rising.

Run, romp, and play daily.

Thrive on attention and let people touch you.

Avoid biting when a simple growl will do.

On warm days, stop to lie on your back on the grass.

On hot days, drink lots of water and lie under a shady tree.

When you’re happy, dance around and wag your entire body.

Delight in the simple joy of a long walk.

Be loyal.

Never pretend to be something you’re not.

If what you want lies buried, dig until you find it.

When someone is having a bad day, be silent, sit close by,
and nuzzle them gently.



Plus Size!

On December 1, 2010, in Uncategorized, by Mark Hope

I am calling BullShit on plus sizes! I got an email this morning which I will include at the bottom of this post and I thought to myself that this looks like a normal looking woman. America as a whole is pretty fat and yes we need to work on our health as it relates to being overweight but come on!

This woman is NOT obese, she looks healthy and I think that a woman should look like a woman, not a 12 year old boy.. Just Sayin! I think it does more harm than good to portray anything but rail thin as a negative body image. I will take a normal person with a normal body and a great self concept any day.

I am also not saying we shouldn’t be honest with ourselves, I am fat, and I am also working on it with diet and a fitness program. Call me plus size! Putting photos of normal sized people in the media and calling them “Plus Size” is just another example of doing it wrong!


Can You Solve This One?

On November 30, 2010, in Uncategorized, by Mark Hope

Facial expressions are an important part of the respected Mayo Clinic psychometric test.

In the following pictures you see women with a range of facial expressions.

Study the expressions, and try to imagine what single act each is experiencing.

Then scroll down to see the answer.

They are all about to sneeze!


This would be REALLY funny if it wasn’t true!


Can you trust your eyes?

On November 10, 2010, in Uncategorized, by Mark Hope

When you look at this picture you see it’s Albert Einstein..
But if you stand 15 feet away it will become Marilyn Monroe.

Now what do you think of the reliability of eyewitness testimony?


Obama Fans!

On November 9, 2010, in Uncategorized, by Mark Hope

A teacher in New York asked her 6th grade class how many of them were Obama fans…

Not really knowing what an Obama fan was, but wanting to be liked by the teacher, all the kids raised their hands except for Little Johnny.

The teacher asked Little Johnny why he decided to be Different… again.

Little Johnny said, ‘Because I’m not an Obama fan.

The teacher said, ‘Why aren’t you an Obama fan?’

Johnny said, ‘Because I’m a Republican.’

The teacher asked why he’s a Republican.

Little Johnny answered, ‘Well, My Mom’s a Republican and my Dad’s a Republican, so I’m a Republican.’

The teacher asks, ‘If your Mom was a moron and your Dad was an idiot, what would that make you?’

With a big smile, Little Johnny replied, ‘That would make me an Obama fan..’

I always liked Little Johnny


What A Mans Desk Tells You About Him…

On November 9, 2010, in Uncategorized, by Mark Hope

William F. Buckley

Nat Hentoff

Albert Einstein

Numb Nuts

A picture is worth a thousand words………………………….


Pelosi flew into New York aboard Air Force One with President Obama, on Sept 22nd, who was to address the United Nations and then head for a fund-raiser at the Roosevelt Hotel.

Pelosi was going straight to the fund-raiser, so she opted for a motorcade rather than hitch a ride on the presidential helicopter.

She climbed into a limousine expecting to be whisked away with a police escort, only to be informed the area was frozen until Obama had safely flown away.

Pelosi decided that the freeze could not apply to her. She sent her security detail over to inform the Secret Service and the Port Authority police that she desired to depart immediately.

The Pelosi detail came over with a look that said they had to ask because their boss was insisting. The reply was what they knew it would be.


After 10 minutes at the very most, Obama departed and Pelosi’s motorcade was immediately allowed to proceed.

She would have done well to retain the perspective her 5-year-old grandson showed while riding with her in her first motorcade the day she became speaker.

“This is great! This is what I want to be when I grow up,” the boy said, by her account.

“You want to be speaker of the House?” she asked.

“No, I want to be a motorcycle policeman,” the boy said.

Shame on you Nancy! Even at 5 your grandson gets it.