Wednesday, April 23, 2014
PLACERVILLE, CALIFORNIA
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Naive Garon

EDITOR:

Mr. Garon says I call him names so it appears I have to educate the uneducated. Teahadist is a name, Mr. Garon; naive is a description. And an apt one at that.

Sen. Reid overturning rules that had been in place for many decades and which he stoutly defended when he was in the minority is basically a punch in the face to the other side. Now you can argue that the punch was justified, but that doesn’t change the fact that it was indeed a punch. My point was that it was naive to think you could punch somebody politically or otherwise and be shocked at retaliation.

If getting punched back is a surprise to Mr. Garon, he must have worn a bandage on his nose most of his grade school career. Mr. Garon complains of a lack of good faith on the Republicans’ part. What a joke. Obama invites the GOP over for negotiations and while they’re en route, tells reporters that the GOP is welcome to come along with his program and they can “ride in the back of the bus.” If this is what you call good faith on the administration’s part, you have more loose screws than a hardware store.

GEORGE ALGER
Placerville

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  • Phil VeerkampFebruary 07, 2014 - 7:49 am

    Ahh! The world is right again. Thank you, Mr. Alger, for the course correction. I credit you for the rain. Thank you.

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  • James E.February 07, 2014 - 8:26 am

    Phil, I wish you wouldn't encourage Mr. Alger. So the Democrats punched the Republicans in the nose. About time.

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  • Tom GibneyFebruary 07, 2014 - 8:04 pm

    Actually for the last 6 years the Democrats have pretty much urinated on the backs of American people and told them it was only raining... And as for HIllary in 16' you can urinate up a rope on that one...she won't make it James.

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  • sparkeethewonderdawgFebruary 07, 2014 - 9:06 pm

    thanks for the toilet humor, of course we know your eyes are brown.

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  • Tom GibneyFebruary 07, 2014 - 9:45 pm

    Actually they are green....Actually there was no toilet involved, The liberal democrats prefer to use the American people for that, THe republicans will only go on your leg then say the democrats made them do it...which is about right. So Sparkee deal with it.. Besides, sounds like your into watersports anyhow......GOT EM! HA!!

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  • James E.February 07, 2014 - 9:46 pm

    Tom, we will have to see. But, why are you so certain? Who will the Tea/Republicans come up with who can beat her. A dark horse that no one has ever heard of? Paul, Cruz, Rubio, Bush, with Christe (sp?) damaged. Looks like it will be a shoo in for Hillary. The first woman president.

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  • Tom GIbneyFebruary 08, 2014 - 5:20 pm

    Hillary Clinton was fired from the Watergate Investigation because she was a "Liar and an unethical Lawyer who conspired against the Constitution" That From Jerry Zeifman of the House Council Judiciary Committee./ Of course you voted for a liar and a Cheat in Obama so of course you are fine with Hillary. you will reap what you sew But James you are to old to care Me, I am only 50. I care I have to live with the votes idiots make.

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  • cookie65February 10, 2014 - 5:31 am

    The ruthless beast. http://freebeacon.com/the-hillary-papers/

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  • sparkeethewonderdawgFebruary 08, 2014 - 1:34 pm

    this gibney character is a bit sick in the head.

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  • Tom GibneyFebruary 08, 2014 - 5:32 pm

    Sparkee, First off, I don't hide behind some cute name. Secondly, you are fairly sophomoric in your replies so I will take it you are another useful idiot to the liberal cause. I will use one of my favorite terms for you . A 'Vapid Miscreant' who does not take the time to research things and takes them at face value. You are perfect for the democrats and liberals like Obama, easily molded. My brother years ago wrote Foreign Policy speeches for Clinton. His take on him was ; Nice guy but he is a man of no substance.' Which is typical of most liberal politicians and liberals as well. Sure they may be able to spout about Nietzsche or Voltaire and admire the works of Hemingway or Kipling, but all in all just sheeple really. SO if you want to insult me put some effort into it at least...

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  • sparkeethewonderdawgFebruary 08, 2014 - 5:53 pm

    thanks for thinking my screen name is cute, as for the rest of your blather, it is it a lot more enjoyable to read when you are not using vulgar references while you project your shallow stereotypes towards liberals. that is all.

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  • Tom GIbneyFebruary 08, 2014 - 7:25 pm

    Ah...the word vulgar...how apropos and yet so misused in this case. If I were to be vulgar I would truly excoriate you utilizing asterisks and other symbols. But that would be 'shallow' You coin 'shallow' reference'! I say Nay! Shallow it is not! I grew up in a house of Liberals, All my siblings are so. Apparently I am the only one who utilizes common sense.... If you want Shallow and vulgar you need not look farther than the idiocy you have voted in? I swear, GW Tick Turd looks like a saint in comparison to this lot...But why should I interrupt your preconceived ideals with facts? I am a patient man... Please tell me of all the soldiers and American citizens that have benefited from liberal ideology...?

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  • Oh BrotherFebruary 08, 2014 - 7:50 pm

    Tom Gibney/Cookie 65 - schizophrenic personalities.

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  • Tom GibneyFebruary 08, 2014 - 8:09 pm

    Oh Bother..please is that all you have? ...silly troglodyte...LOL!

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  • Oh BrotherFebruary 08, 2014 - 8:37 pm

    Yep :)

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  • Tom GibneyFebruary 08, 2014 - 8:51 pm

    Ya gotta do better than that junior... LOL ...And to therest of you smarmy Barrack Obama supporters....when you are through choking up crow feathers and wondering where our liberties went to...THHHHPPPPT!!!

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  • cookie65February 11, 2014 - 7:26 am

    oh brother, I hope you have other interests in life besides being obsessed with me.

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  • Oh BrotherFebruary 11, 2014 - 8:40 am

    Kooky, no worries, it's like reading the comics; I laugh and go on about my day and life...which I am blessed to have.

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  • cookie65February 11, 2014 - 10:12 am

    Laughter is now considered medicine under the affordable care act so the IRS is going to want to know how many times a day you laugh.

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  • justice for allFebruary 08, 2014 - 9:08 pm

    Have another drink Mr.Gibney.

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  • Tom GibneyFebruary 08, 2014 - 9:31 pm

    Wow... you assume I have been drinking...? How so? Because I choose to point out the faults of the latest Liberal Idiocy? I could post up links for days but thus you would bury your little heads in the sand to ignore the fate that comes to roost upon your fallacies.... Woody Allen is a good example of the liberal logic...

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  • sparkeethewonderdawgFebruary 09, 2014 - 10:25 am

    I will make the assumption you have been a drunk most of your life and now your brain, like kookie, is rotted and filled with hate, anger, and contempt for anybody that you perceive to have a different opinion about any subject. you can pound the table or spin donuts in the mud with your 4x4. You and your thinking are a relic wishing for a past that really didn't exist to begin with and your place in the future will be on the sidelines with cookie, pissing and moaning and in her case, typing volumes of mindless drivel, while the rest of us will be enjoying our happy lives.

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  • Tom GibneyFebruary 09, 2014 - 7:24 pm

    Really? Again..is that all you have? You wasted that much line space for some inane commentary? Thus you have proved my earlier analogy of you. Let me utilize another word to exemplify your existence. "Vacuous". Give it a rest junior, some of us pay attention to the 'game ' more than you can with your limited intelligence quotation. Sucks being a useful idiot doesn't it?

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  • PatriceFebruary 11, 2014 - 6:24 pm

    I tend to agree, you do sound like cookienoname. Is that you pretending to be yourself cookienoname?

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  • cookie65February 10, 2014 - 6:07 am

    James, did you read about the 7 seconds of silence? http://abcnews.go.com/Blotter/seconds-lawmakers-benghazi-question-stumps-top-us-officials/story?id=22365382

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  • cookie65February 10, 2014 - 7:17 am

    Leftism had a little lamb and destruction was sure to follow. Leftists are not content restrict their pattern of destruction on just those who are of the age of consent. NO, the process of leftist destruction has been instituted on the most innocent. Compassion my @$$. http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/child-depression-scandal-ill-kids-3129996

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  • cookie65February 10, 2014 - 8:45 am

    James, obama has appointed a number of his donor/bundlers to diplomatic posts as of late. Do you suppose it would be an advantage to our interests if the people he appoints as quid pro quo at least knew where the country was they were being appointed to? Or are they just an extension of all the other complete incompetence we have come to expect from this regime? Also do the piles of money they gave him insure them a smidgen more security than our ambassador to Benghazi?

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  • sparkeethewonderdawgFebruary 10, 2014 - 12:33 pm

    as pointed out by others, it was repugnicants that reduce funding for the embassy.

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  • cookie65February 11, 2014 - 7:38 am

    Your comment starts out like the internet spammers who's script always begins with "as Beatrice noted, I was shocked to learn that my nephew's roommates second cousin's aunt has earned a new VW Passat only working 6 hours a week and no knee pads required". You do realize you are no different than all the other room temperature IQ voters who may at some point in your life awake from your coma and realize how you have been played for a fool? Until then you will just keep marching in lockstep with the groupthink lemming parade of useful idiots. Do you know what happens to useful idiots once they are no longer useful?

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  • cookie65February 11, 2014 - 11:07 am

    You are probably not used to seeing just writing without a lot of pictures but here is a chance for you to become informed. http://pjmedia.com/tatler/2014/02/11/new-benghazi-report-finds-severely-degraded-readiness-and-a-pentagon-struggling-to-catch-up/

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  • James E.February 10, 2014 - 9:59 am

    Cookie, it has been a long political tradition to appoint Ambassadors as a reward for their support. Really, do you think Obama is the first? And, we have never had an Ambassador to a city (Benghazi). By the way, he would still be alive if he had stayed under the protection of the Marines in the embassy. Wander an unstable country and accept the risk.

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  • Bill WinfieldFebruary 11, 2014 - 8:51 am

    James blaming the Ambassador for being murdered is like blaming a woman for being raped. You have blamed the Ambassador a couple of times. Do you blame the Navy Seals that tried to rescue the US citizens for being killed also?

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  • teabaggerFebruary 11, 2014 - 6:34 am

    John Garon is the smartest democrat I know!

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  • cookie65February 11, 2014 - 6:39 am

    Naïve is the last word that comes to mind on the topic of our local karl marx.

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  • sparkeethewonderdawgFebruary 11, 2014 - 9:42 am

    angry cynical blowhard are words that describe you kookie. spending your remaining moments awake composing endless drivel that means nothing, changes nothing and other than your own gratification, convinces nobody. when you start adding something meaningful to the conversation, let us know. until then you shall be ignored.

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  • cookie65February 11, 2014 - 10:03 am

    Look up brevity Einstein.

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  • cookie65February 11, 2014 - 9:56 am

    James, do you recall whether or not NBC ever draped themselves in sackcloth and ashes while insatiably lamenting over a website "brutally attacking" Sarah Palin? The world appreciates what the media has been able to accomplish in a once educated country. http://newsbusters.org/blogs/matt-hadro/2014/02/10/nbc-frets-over-brutal-attack-anti-clinton-website

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  • James E.February 11, 2014 - 10:01 am

    Cookie, probably not, just as Fox doesn't lament the crapola they put out. This reminds me, I want your dollar.

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  • cookie65February 11, 2014 - 10:07 am

    James, should I compile a list for you on the number of outlets for 24/7 leftist media compared to one that is only half leftist? It make take a while.

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  • James E.February 11, 2014 - 10:06 am

    Sarah Palin. I predict she will announce that God has told her to run for the office of president. Her PAC will suck up massive contributions and then she will drop out of the race because she has to go on a Caribou hunt. Sarah has found a home in the contribution business. An empty dress.

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  • cookie65February 11, 2014 - 10:17 am

    Like Clinton?

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  • PatriceFebruary 11, 2014 - 6:37 pm

    You are comparing Palin to Hillary Clinton? You are too funny. That is like comparing you to Hillary....all laughs.

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  • James E.February 11, 2014 - 10:09 am

    I looked up brevity per Cookie's request. OK, everyone, focus.

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  • James E.February 11, 2014 - 10:12 am

    Using brevity as my guide let me rewrite my Sarah Palin comment: "Sarah, president, God, PAC getting contributions. Caribou hunt, empty dress."

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  • James E.February 11, 2014 - 11:32 am

    R.J., I feel your pain about your roof. My roof is 22 years old, and I know a new roof is in my future and it will cost anywhere from $18K to $25K depending on which roofing materials I select. Cookie, I read your site as directed. So? Not a revelation that Pentagon/State were not 100% ready for an overseas event. Happened then, will happen again in the future. Again, so?

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  • R.J. CarterFebruary 11, 2014 - 11:52 am

    Yes James.....For me a new roof is out of the question right now.....I'd have to sell a couple of my Harleys plus a body part (if I have a good body part left) to pay for a new roof......

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  • Happy CamperFebruary 11, 2014 - 7:20 pm

    James, Got a new roof in August ago from Fowlers out of Ione. Great work

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  • James E.February 11, 2014 - 12:00 pm

    House Tea Party goes nutso over Boehner bringing a clean debt limit bill to a vote tonight. Thank you, Tea Party, we need you badly. Reasonable Republicans would have a good chance in 2014 if they were reasonable, but with the Tea Party, not to be to the great relief of Democrats.

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  • teabaggerFebruary 11, 2014 - 3:42 pm

    James you senile old fart can you name a single reasonable democrat?

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  • James E.February 11, 2014 - 3:51 pm

    Teabagger, one reasonable Democrat? Yes, me.

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  • Oh BrotherFebruary 11, 2014 - 3:54 pm

    http://www.nbcnews.com/storyline/nsa-snooping/paul-sue-obama-over-nsa-spying-tactics-n27826

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  • VernFebruary 11, 2014 - 3:59 pm

    I’ve tracked down the "sparkeethewonder" handle, find it most often used on the Log Cabin Republicans site.........

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  • sparkeethewonderdawgFebruary 11, 2014 - 4:13 pm

    so have I..... http://www.hallelujahbronze.com/sparky.html AND how do you "track" a handle to the lcr group?

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  • cookie65February 11, 2014 - 4:58 pm

    sparkee, do you know what distinguishes the log cabin repubs?

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  • sparkeethewonderdawgFebruary 11, 2014 - 5:10 pm

    other than having a better sense of fashion, more refined taste in food and drink, decorating and the rest, no I don't. why don't you tell me.

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  • James E.February 11, 2014 - 7:45 pm

    Happy Camper, I'll make a note -- thanks.

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  • James E.February 11, 2014 - 8:03 pm

    Anyone having trouble with Google?

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  • Oh BrotherFebruary 11, 2014 - 8:19 pm

    James my google is fine but my comcast page is having some issues...I think I remember you saying you have comcast also. Hopefully it's comcast and nobody is spying on us :) Off to Arizona in the morning...go Giants!

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  • jodyFebruary 11, 2014 - 8:06 pm

    other than the fact that they spy on me and record every keystroke? no

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  • James E.February 11, 2014 - 8:11 pm

    Who would have thought our computers would spy on us. When I bought the iMac in 1984 I had no idea.

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  • Phil VeerkampFebruary 11, 2014 - 8:43 pm

    OB - James - My internet is REALLY sketchy - Comcast _ Chupe, you there?

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  • Phil VeerkampFebruary 11, 2014 - 8:45 pm

    seems clean now - strange -

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  • Phil VeerkampFebruary 11, 2014 - 8:50 pm

    OB, off to Arizona? When does spring training begin. Yes, GO GIANTS. Watch out for chupicabras down in Arizona.

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  • justice for allFebruary 11, 2014 - 9:01 pm

    Yep Phil off to Arizona! I will be careful of chupe! Ha ha and shhh! Keep things to yourself!!! Love the Giants and the practices have started this week. We enjoy going to watch them practice and don't go to the spring training games. Will check out the A's and a few more teams too. It's a blast and love Arizona...behave yourself and maybe hubby and I will go to 50 grand when we return.

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  • Phil VeerkampFebruary 11, 2014 - 9:18 pm

    Can I bring Evelyn?

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  • Oh BrotherFebruary 11, 2014 - 9:04 pm

    That messed upy name Phil...hope the internet gets well soon.

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  • Oh BrotherFebruary 12, 2014 - 6:27 am

    Sure thing, what I am reading she is quite a lady. On the road I go. Hubby got a kick out of the goat joke....shhhh

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  • R.J. CarterFebruary 19, 2014 - 5:08 pm

    I heard today that the Obama administration is now talking about sending FCC employees into various newsrooms to both monitor their actions and investigate their choice of media stories???............. Who wants to bet FOX will be first news outlet on the list???

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  • Phil VeerkampFebruary 19, 2014 - 6:54 pm

    R.J. have you ever considered your CINs? Didn't think so. Get with it.~~~ LINK - (FCC). This research can be used to identify and understand the critical information needs(CINs) of the American public (with special emphasis on vulnerable/disadvantaged populations).

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  • James E.February 19, 2014 - 5:23 pm

    R.J., when I quickly scanned your comment I read it to say the FCC sending people into bathrooms.

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  • James E.February 19, 2014 - 5:40 pm

    R.J., if they are fair and balanced they have nothing to worry about.

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  • R.J. CarterFebruary 19, 2014 - 5:43 pm

    James......Thanks for the chuckle.....Can you just imagine the "stage fright" that would ensue with the FCC in bathrooms watching ya pee........LOL.......

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