8:25 am December 25, 2012, by Jay
Welcome to Savannah's first Christmas, with a proud great-grandpa looking on.
December 26th, 20124:50 pm
No SONS OF CONFEDERATE VETERANS at Little Big Horn…the genocide of the Plains Indians is a Union “accomplishment.”
December 26th, 20124:51 pm
the inmates are indeed restless. I suggest we hold a 5 pm rally for free birth control and other assorted free shyte for the kooks. Throw in some raw red meat for em too since Jay isn’t here to feed em.
Keep Up the Good Fight!
December 26th, 20124:52 pm
Uh oh, my stalker is posting at me with his usual ignorance.
December 26th, 20124:55 pm
Thelma, I’d have guessed that you’d still be on the beach down there in Mazatlan or Cancun in yore speedos after sellin’ all them Bluehairs their Medicare supplement insurance. What gives?
December 26th, 20124:57 pm
Sooth, good 4:45 for a cold, rainy day such as today.
This one goes with the mood today as well
December 26th, 20125:02 pm
Thanks, m.b., I’m glad you enjoyed it!
December 26th, 20125:03 pm
Eleven years after the ratification of a treaty of peace between the United States of America and the Confederate States of America; in an unusual spirit of cooperation between the two American nations, a joint task force comprised of elements of the 9th Confederate States Cavalry and the United States 7th Cavalry has invaded the northern plains, the home of the ferocious Sioux and Northern Cheyenne Indians; in a combined military campaign to end the western Indian Wars once and for all. The co-commanders of the united military effort are Major General Joseph Wheeler, C.S.A. and Colonel George Armstrong Custer, U.S.A.
Great minds again…I was watching/listening to that earlier today and for the same reason.
December 26th, 20125:05 pm
“for a cold, rainy day such as today”
Rainy, heck! When I left work in Alpharetta at 3:30 it was SNOWING! Not much, mind you, but definitely snow
I know where you got that one…be careful…you’ll give the Imam a coronary!
December 26th, 20125:08 pm
betty: great vid! Loved it! Thanks for posting. Went straight to the bookmarks.
Not in a melancholy mood, I just like the song…
December 26th, 20125:09 pm
Okay, then I’m not crazy. I went out for my walk earlier and came back in swearing I had seen some flakes. Unmentionable told me I was full of it…but, I did…
December 26th, 20125:10 pm
I want to reassure all those on this blog who are concerned with ol’ Sooth’s well-being that he does, in fact, have the (smokeless) woodstove stoked and burning to beat the band. In fact, ol’ Sooth’s sittin’ around in his skivvies. Deplorable!
December 26th, 20125:12 pm
“Unmentionable told me I was full of it…but, I did…”
Yep, I can back you up on that one!
December 26th, 20125:13 pm
The xmas package that was too big to wrap and costs 20 bucks to finally wrap it was never delivered. When I realized what I had bought my mom, 86, I returned it and got my eighty seven bucks back AND stood her up. Only a six hour drive, I coulda made it. I can’t even tell anyone what I bought her, the gift was so bad. I just couldn’t face the ridicule from my inlaws. Wow, that was a close one. Good thing my daughter is getting a divorce and I can hide behind that. Life is wonderful. ( Twenty bucks to wrap a pop corn machine. Do I hate xmas? It’s only a movie. It’s only a movie. )
December 26th, 20125:14 pm
jonix, you are full of it!
Snowflakes or not. (grin)
December 26th, 20125:15 pm
I usually take off after the 15th but I was busy right up till Christmas. Still got a Lotta Bidness to keep me busy. Hows about you? Any new conspiracy theories we should be wary of?
December 26th, 20125:16 pm
The artillery fire coupled with the excellent repeating rifles of the Confederate cavalry troopers wreaked havoc on the advancing Indian horde and scattered the survivors up and down the narrow valley. The commands to cease fire, mount, and form your troop were given; and the 9th Confederate Cavalry began their mopping up operation.
Just sayin’ some AR15’s woulda been mighty handy.
December 26th, 20125:17 pm
And in other news taxpayer learned some basic history today. Now if he could just learn some basic economics.
December 26th, 20125:20 pm
Georgia: you have a brilliant future as a novelist or screenwriter. Keep up the good work!
December 26th, 20125:22 pm
“Any new conspiracy theories we should be wary of?”
“All the world is a conspiracy.” No, wait! That can’t be right?
December 26th, 2012
“Married couples with children have an average income of $80,000, compared with $24,000 for single mothers.”
Perhaps rich people find it easier to marry than poorer people?
You may have a point. Maybe it does take the mentality to get alone, to know when and what to say, to know your role and know when to keep you mouth shut to be rich and married.
December 26th, 20125:24 pm
Hey, if it’s winter melancholia we’re headed for, let’s go full tilt boogie…the master of angst!
Had a friend once who said you could gauge the success of one of her concerts by the number of suicides the next day…
December 26th, 20125:25 pm
December 26th, 20125:26 pm
Is tiny tim in your movie?
December 26th, 20125:28 pm
Either that, or if they’d put General Stand Watie in charge!
December 26th, 20125:32 pm
barking frog – 4:36
That’s why so many gun nuts have “the big iron”.
December 26th, 20125:34 pm
Kamchak ~ Thug from the Steppes
I can’t even tell anyone what I bought her, the gift was so bad.
It coulda been worse.
It coulda been a copy of 50 Shades of Grey.
December 26th, 20125:35 pm
Looks like we may be saying good-bye to George H.W. Bush shortly.
December 26th, 20125:36 pm
December 26th, 20125:39 pm
“Looks like we may be saying good-bye to George H.W. Bush shortly.”
I had the same thought. Very young or very old, a fever that won’t come down is not good news
Doggone, that was sleet not snow (well according to the devices at the Brookstone there across from the Northpoint Starbucks ) …. but still cold. I was out walking a dog at the time.
Let me know when you want to meet one of my dogs.
December 26th, 20125:42 pm
“Doggone, that was sleet not snow”
Nope, what I saw was snow. Sleet doesn’t float around before it hits. And sleet makes a little “ticking” noise when it hits your windshield. This was snow. Silent when it hit. Snow, for sure.
December 26th, 20125:46 pm
Jam-man, love that Balkan sound!
December 26th, 20125:50 pm
Yep, snow…the wind was blowing hard right into my face…I would have felt it if it was sleet…
Stevie Ray..Clowns to the left and Jokers to the right..here I am...
December 26th, 20125:51 pm
Any of y’all read this?
Most of you won’t but will quickly dismiss…I am wondering what the future will bring relative to the pile of BS BO sold the gullible…
December 26th, 20125:54 pm
josef: if you don’t know sleet from snow, then you don’t know shyte from shinola!
December 26th, 20125:56 pm
Brosephus – 12:33
I think he was thinking about your self image on this one.
December 26th, 20126:03 pm
December 26th, 20126:05 pm
SOMETHING is falling from the sky! Is it sleet? Is it snow? I think we should call in an expert!
December 26th, 20126:09 pm
Ah Mr Know-it-all one of my favorites. Back in the days of 23 channels that was my call sign…..the good old days when TV was not a contest to see who could be the most violent and/or depressing.
Dang I missed the discussion on TV programs.
My favorite new program? “New Girl”
how can you beat a program with Gays, Lesbians, super hot Jewish girls (not Zooey, Hannah Simone) and great punch lines!! Even the intro is great!
December 26th, 20126:11 pm
Any of y’all read this?
I especially like this part:
So were Americans duped? Sure. They were told to believe one thing only to discover right after the election reality was something else.
Funny, that the tool who penned this didn’t mention the smoking gun is the mushroom cloud.
But then again phlogiston economists aren’t known for being correct.
December 26th, 20126:13 pm
December 26th, 20126:19 pm
You know the old saying, “when in Rome…”
December 26th, 20126:21 pm
December 26th, 20126:25 pm
“I think we should call in an expert!”
Weather report on TV said there were light SNOW flurries today!
December 26th, 20126:26 pm
Oops! Hit send too soon! But the video they showed was sleet bouncing on a windshield. Maybe we DON’T need the experts!
December 26th, 20126:27 pm
Dealership my wife works at sold 32 cars between Friday and Saturday. Just more doom and gloom right? Must be all those Libs south of Atlanta,
December 26th, 20126:29 pm
You deserve an unsportsmanlike conduct flag for your obvious projection with your 5:56 post. I don’t consider myself anywhere near knowing enough to think of myself like that, but it’s refreshing to know that you see me as much more knowledgeable than yourself. Here’s what “I” think of myself if you really have to know…..
Common Sense isn't very Common
December 26th, 20126:30 pm
Sleet and Snow.
I didn’t know all the Bookmaniacs came to Pittsburgh to visit me.
I am so Blessed.
December 26th, 20126:31 pm
Sooth, in spite of a certain blogger’s opinion otherwise, that band from Liverpool was rather significant, huh?
December 26th, 20126:34 pm
If it’s snowing, then we must all be at the supermarket buying bread and milk, right?
“I didn’t know all the Bookmaniacs came to Pittsburgh to visit me”
In this case…I think Pittsburgh came to visit us!
December 26th, 20126:35 pm
“If it’s snowing, then we must all be at the supermarket buying bread and milk, right”
Done already, picked ‘em up on my say home
Old Retired English Professor
December 26th, 20126:41 pm
It is no surprise to me that the C-minus refugees from English 101 are at last writing the headlines:
It’s Claus, O illiterate ones. Santa is not a group of words containing a subject and a predicate.
Harummph! And the happiest of holiday seasons to all of you.
December 26th, 20126:44 pm
The trick is to keep a stockpile during the entire winter just in case it’s needed.
December 26th, 20126:45 pm
OREP: I feel ya, man! Nobody understands. It’s dying! Only the vigilant like you and me can keep it alive!
December 26th, 20126:46 pm
I prefer Santa Claws A really bad old horror movie, my kids still laugh about it.
December 26th, 20126:51 pm
Is he introduced by a subordinate or a coordinate conjunction, or is he an independent?
The best to you and yours for a slightly improved New Year!
December 26th, 20127:13 pm
Only the vigilant like you and me can keep it alive!
Should that not be, “You and I?”
December 26th, 20127:16 pm
“It’s Claus, O illiterate ones. Santa is not a group of words containing a subject and a predicate.”
Arr arr arr arr!
December 26th, 20127:17 pm
Dick Armey Brought Armed Guard Into FreedomWorks In Coup Attempt
I wonder when Issa will call for an investigation of Freedom Works, Inc. and the Freedom Works Foundation to be sure that tax deductible money was not used to “buy off” Armey or to cover up ethical violations.
December 26th, 20127:22 pm
I wonder what would’ve happened if Matt Kibbe had stood his ground.
December 26th, 20127:29 pm
Well, good night, all. Time to warm the old dogs by the hot fire. Wait for the nostalgic old videos. Best viewed in full screen mode.
December 26th, 20127:31 pm
Hey, Fred…did L’il Bit let you back on the computer, or are you sneaking one past her again?
December 26th, 20127:34 pm
Kam, well if he was wearing a hoodie….
December 26th, 20128:17 pm
Did Dick Armey use a Trojan horse for protection?
December 26th, 20128:33 pm
Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor on Wednesday denied a request to block part of the federal health care law that requires employee health-care plans to provide insurance coverage for the morning-after pill and similar emergency contraception pills.
Hobby Lobby Stores and a sister company, Mardel Inc., sued the government, claiming the mandate violates the religious beliefs of its owners.
December 26th, 20128:53 pm
Blues Cruise. That’s one of those conservative cruise lines, isn’t it.
December 26th, 20129:34 pm
December 26th, 201210:05 pm
FYI … .. Seinfeld is on
December 27th, 20127:46 am
I haven’t been on except sparsely so I don’t have time to go over everything, but I have to ask:
Has anyone yet said or considered the possibility that the solution to gun violence is not more guns BECAUSE we have many effective, efficient, and sometimes inexpensive NON-LETHAL means of defending ourselves? Is there something wrong with disabling a person coming after you or others with a gun WITHOUT killing them? Do we have that much bloodlust in this country that “bad guys with guns” must DIE in order for us to feel safe?
DebbieDoRight - A Do Right Woman
December 27th, 20128:05 am
December 27th, 20128:11 am
I’m going to start my countdown to the 2012 Top Ten Republican Punks Of All Time!
Here’s Number 10:
Mitt Romney Gets Punked By The 47%ers:
The defeated GOP candidate famously disparaged Obama as the candidate of the 47 percent. Now, liberals gleefully view Mitt’s final tally as poetic justice
Liberal schadenfreude is about to reach overdose levels. Just when you thought the dead horse of Mitt Romney’s campaign had been beaten more than enough — and most savagely by members of his own party — Dave Wasserman at Cook Political Report projects that the final count of the popular vote, which is still ongoing, will show Romney winning 47 percent of the electorate. In addition to proving that Obama handily won the popular vote, the final tally makes Romney the official candidate of the 47 percent — a delicious irony, liberals say, given that Romney infamously claimed that Obama was the candidate of the 47 percent of Americans who “believe they are victims” and are “dependent on government.”
By all accounts, Romney’s “47 percent” remarks constituted one of the greatest self-inflicted wounds from a candidate who had no shortage of them.
stands for decibels
December 27th, 20128:13 am
It’s Claus, O illiterate ones
meh, I figured that was just auto-correct gone awry.
December 27th, 20128:17 am
Loved that Withers song and back at ya with more of that positivity, Debbie!
December 27th, 20128:23 am
Republicans, the party of responsibility, is NOT responsible for loosing 2x to a Socialist, Kenyan, Marxist:
nobody likes to be at fault. So after losing the White House to a supposedly socialist, secret Muslim for the second time in four years, the Grand Old Party started its latest finger-pointing campaign: assigning others the blame for losing the presidential election. Here are their top six culprits:
Chris Christie Did It
It’s Sandy’s Fault
Rove: Obama Suppressed Voters
O’Reilly: Loss of ‘Traditional America
The Lone Black Panther
In reality, the Republican Party didn’t lose the election because of Sandy, or Christie, or a mural. It lost because 71 percent of Latinos, 93 percent of black people, 73 percent of Asian Americans, and 55 percent of women voted against it. The party did not embrace policies that appeal to these demographic groups—and lost. And that’s the GOP’s fault.
December 27th, 20128:27 am
The Lone Black Panther
the “Single Panther Theory”? Where’s Arlen Specter when we need him?
…DEAD, you say? how convenient.
December 27th, 20128:28 am
Good Morning Jam! thanks for the EWF!
You know they’re STILL grooving and STILL together after all these years? The only band that I know that’s still together like that are those old boys from England — The Rolling Stones!
December 27th, 20128:30 am
December 27th, 20128:34 am
The only band that I know that’s still together like that are those old boys from England — The Rolling Stones!
Point of information: The Kinks have never *officially* disbanded.
December 27th, 20128:37 am
Republicans Becoming More UnHinged By The Day
Republicans not handling election results well
PPP’s first post election national poll finds that Republicans are taking the results pretty hard…and also declining in numbers.
49% of GOP voters nationally say they think that ACORN stole the election for President Obama. We found that 52% of Republicans thought that ACORN stole the 2008 election for Obama, so this is a modest decline, but perhaps smaller than might have been expected given that ACORN doesn’t exist anymore.
Some GOP voters are so unhappy with the outcome that they no longer care to be a part of the United States. 25% of Republicans say they would like their state to secede from the union compared to 56% who want to stay and 19% who aren’t sure.
One reason that such a high percentage of Republicans are holding what could be seen as extreme views is that their numbers are declining.
December 27th, 20128:38 am
Who are the Kinks? Are they like a porno website or something?
Just kidding!!! I googled them!
December 27th, 20128:46 am
at this point, it never seemed possible that one day the capital of pagan Rome will become the head of the church.
During the next 3 centuries, Christians were martyred and persecuted in the Empire their blood a testimony to God. Hence the Catholic Church was founded also on the blood of martyrs.
Whoop de do. That’s no miracle; that’s just retail-level politics.
Romney winning 47% of the popular vote? Now THAT’s a sign, as the song goes, “there must be a God somewhere.”
Who are the Kinks?
I was ready to answer “a band that, unlike the Stones, have actually composed and performed new material worthy of the name in the last three decades.” but
1. I saw you googled ‘em, and
2. Nobody wants to hear from an ornery old Stones fan who thinks they jumped the shark with Goats Head Soup.
Good morning all. So, has anyone formed a resolution for the new year? My own consistently fail.
Joe Hussein Mama
D. DoRight — “Some GOP voters are so unhappy with the outcome that they no longer care to be a part of the United States.”
Sounds like a win-win proposition to me. Ain’t no bars keeping them from getting on planes leaving the US for elsewhere.
December 27th, 20128:49 am
Is Goats Head Soup anything like Brain Salad Surgery? (ELP)
December 27th, 20128:54 am
Susan from Princeton granted that the Republican Party is “lily white and it’s a problem and it is messaging and Mitt Romney screwed up royally.”
But Ms. O’Sullivan again took umbrage. As everyone went silent, she recalled a conference she attended in Australia in which a liberal nun (who “didn’t even have the decency to wear a habit”) criticized America for its “inner-city racism.” Offended, Ms. O’Sullivan recounted what she wished she’d said to this nun:
“Pardon me, madam, but I have been in your country of Australia for ten days and the only Aborigines I’ve seen have been drunk on the street, and at least if we were in my country they would be serving the drinks at this conference!”
Is Goats Head Soup anything like Brain Salad Surgery? (ELP)
While not all that familiar with the latter, I’m sure there’s nothing Greg Lake could’ve yelped that can match the horror of Mick singing “Angeeee, yer beautifulllll, they can’t say we never traaaaaahhhd…”
December 27th, 20128:58 am
…really, once Mick Taylor left, even as a kid I figured they might have one really-good (not Beggars Banquet/Exile great, mind you, but really good) album left in them, and I think I was pretty much on the mark.
December 27th, 20128:59 am
So, has anyone formed a resolution for the new year?
I resolve to add more Brosephus to my life.
December 27th, 20129:00 am
“So, has anyone formed a resolution for the new year?”
I made one I KNOW I can keep: to not make any resolutions
Thomas Heyward Jr
December 27th, 20129:01 am
Top-Ten Republican punks?
It would take 500 examples to equal only one ULTIMATE punk.
What the Neo-Con progressives did to the democrat party.
(perpetual war, torture, drone murder, etc……………………………).
For decent people……..Obama has done to the Democrat party what George W did to the Republican.
To understand Progressives, we have to understand that they are True Believers in the power of the State to make all of society whole simply by passing and administrating laws that are created “in the public interest.” This religious belief is non-negotiable. E.J. Dionne believes ultimately that the State is God. So does Jim Wallis, and both men believe that Barack Obama is the very epitome of the Holy State and that Obama “is going to save us.”
For all of the talk from the Progressive Left that their God is science and that religion is unscientific, in reality, their beliefs ultimately are religious. Like the former Soviets who had billboards exclaiming, “Lenin is more alive than the living!”, Progressive leftists truly believe that the State can reorder the entire world into a happy, productive, prosperous and peaceful condition, provided that government have enough coercive powers, including the power to kill dissenters. This is their religion and anyone who contradicts it is speaking damnable heresy.
Our heretic numbers are growing.
December 27th, 20129:03 am
To understand Progressives, we have to understand that they are True Believers in the power of the State…
Aaaaannnnnnnnnnnnnnnddddd I stopped reading.
December 27th, 20129:04 am
Here’s another one for you to shoot down before you read it…enjoy
RB from Gwinnett
December 27th, 20129:06 am
Hi ho, hi ho, it’s over the cliff we go…..with a tax hike here and tax hike there, here a tax, there a tax, everywhere a tax tax, hi ho hi ho hi ho!!!
Obama never had any intention of avoiding the cliff. The next day he’ll propose all these wonderful tax cuts and fly back to Hawaii looking like a hero to his minions who aren’t paying attention to the man behind the curtain.
That “dissapointing” Christmas season is gonna leave a few people out of work in the next few weeks. Anybody want to guess why it was “dissapointing”?
December 27th, 20129:07 am
Which brings us to the economic level. The deficits that Bush ran up in the years in which the country was teetering on the verge of a serious recession had the beneficial effect of righting the economy. In that sense, deficits not only didn’t matter, but were a force for economic good.
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