DeKalb deal was way too sweet

Thinking Right’s weekend free-for-all. Pick a topic:

● Shameful that Atlanta’s King & Spalding law firm has dropped the client in the Defense of Marriage Act — the client being U.S. House Republicans, on behalf of the American people, in the absence of willingness by President Barack Obama’s Attorney General, Eric Holder, to fulfill his obligation to defend a legitimate act of Congress. This may be the darkest day in King & Spalding’s history. Having taken the case, King & Spalding had an obligation to finish it, as asserted by former partner and Attorney General Griffin Bell in a 2009 Mercer law school address. The honorable Paul Clement, President George W. Bush’s U.S. solicitor general, who was handling the case for King & Spalding, quit the firm. One guy, at least, got it right. (And does this mean that all these years lawyers have been joshing us when they draw distinctions between their own political views and the clients they take?)

● President Obama, en route to Chicago for an appearance on Oprah before heading to New York for a fundraiser, declaring “we have no time for this silliness,” finally releases his long-form birth certificate. Release of a birth certificate, like school records, is a reasonable expectation of one who wishes to be president of the United States. This silliness might have been arrested 900 days ago had he simply produced them when running.

● A former candidate for DeKalb County school superintendent, Lillie Cox, superintendent in Hickory, N.C., asked for a $275,000 salary, a three-year contract that adds another year for every year she serves, five weeks of vacation, 15 months’ severance pay, a due process hearing before she could be fired and assorted other perks. Actually, nobody in k-12 public education should be given such a contract. Just hire competence and pay a salary competitive with the governor’s, or about $140,000, with a decent bonus for staying on the job five years. There are no saviors out there. Metro Atlanta’s had its share of “change agents” who come in, fire and hire, and then move on.

● How do 121,000 people “disappear” in Atlanta — the difference between population estimates and the actual census? Easy. They disappeared the way they were created. Thin air.

● Not to pick on state Rep. Rahn Mayo, D-Decatur, since he’s a second-termer without influence, but his observations about how unconsciously he slid into the role of a lobbyist-spending favorite (18th in lobbyist spending at $2,281) is telling about how political newcomers get sucked into the system. Explained Mayo, who is on the Insurance Committee, which attracts lobbyists: “My memory recalls going to six or seven Hawks games and maybe a handful of dinners that are pretty customary for legislators during the session. It’s an age-old practice in the state Legislature for lobbyists to pick up the dinner tab or miscellaneous expenses and spend money on gifts and give campaign contributions to legislators. … It didn’t start with me.” I’m not one who believes that politicians are bought for a dinner tab. Furthermore, as long as everything’s fully disclosed, I have no problem with most lobbyists spending, with the understanding that it plants a red flag on the voting record of every beneficiary.

● Lamest excuse, perhaps ever, for taking freebies — in this case an all-expense-paid trip to the Masters — comes from state Sen. Renee Unterman, R-Buford. She took the trip valued at $990 because, as The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported it, “it gave her access to an arena from which women traditionally are excluded.” Okey-dokey.

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You Know Who---TBO

May 4th, 2011
3:33 pm

A month ago, You Know Who, TBO, took leave from Thinking Right with Jim Wooten and went to the altar at Mount Carmel to challenge the 450 prophets of Baal. Once again, it was no contest. Praise God Almighty! By the power of His will, You Know Who, TBO used rain, wind, hail, storms, and tornadoes to chase those perverted New World Order integrationist prophets of Baal to and fro. And they have been running ever since. On a previous visit to Mount Carmel, You Know Who, TBO, used a tsunami to, well, you know.

Upon returning to Thinking Right with Jim Wooten, the readers of Wooten’s site said they have been troubled about my whereabouts and crying out to God Almighty for my return. You Know Who, TBO, received 333 thousand tweets and e-mails during his absence. People said Wooten’s site has been practically filled with rote and mechanical dead man’s bones. According to many, no original writing displaying critical thinking that reveals the evidence of truth i.e. life and fire was posted.

One woman asked if there is envy and jealousy out there associated with being the authentic number 1 blogger in the United States but specifically on Thinking Right with Jim Wooten. A man wanted to know the origin of the life and fire emanating from my writing. But after all had been said, there was a consensus among them. They said You Know Who, TBO’s truth telling makes them move, it makes them shout, and it makes them cry because it’s real.

My answer to the people is the same as countless others have given time and time and time and time again.

Thank you Jesus!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L6A7X3t8RVA&feature=related

You Know Who---TBO

May 4th, 2011
3:35 pm

Long ago I didn’t know nothing but Jesus and His love—I heard about it but I never felt it this manner that comes from above—In this life of sin I could no longer stand—I asked my mother how can I get to know the man—She said you must be can’t you see you’ve got to be Born again.

You must have that fire and Holy Ghost—that Burning churning that keeps the prayer wheel turning—That kind of religion you cannot conceal—it makes you move makes you shout—Makes you cry when it’s REAL—Keep your hand in the windin’ chain—Until your soul is anchored in my Jesus’ name—You know I’m filled within— free from sin—God knows I’ve been born again.

You must have that fire and Holy Ghost—that Burning churning that keeps the prayer wheel turning—That kind of religion you cannot conceal—it makes you move makes you shout– -Makes you cry when it’s REAL—Keep your hand Thank You Jesus in the windin’ chain—Until your soul is anchored in my Jesus’ name—I’m filled within— free from sin—You know I’ve been born again.

You must have that fire and Holy Ghost—that Burning churning that keeps the prayer wheel turning—That kind of religion you cannot conceal—it makes you move makes you shout—Makes you cry when it’s REAL—Keep your hand in the windin’ chain—Until your soul is anchored in Jesus’ name— Lord I’m filled within— free from sin—God knows I’ve been born again.

You must have that fire and Holy Ghost—that Burning churning that keeps the prayer wheel turning—That kind of religion you cannot conceal—it makes you move makes you shout—Makes you cry when it’s REAL—Keep your hand Thank You Jesus in the windin’ chain—Until your soul is anchored in Jesus’ name— I’m filled within— free from sin—You know I’ve been born again.

Glenn

May 4th, 2011
6:39 pm

But I forget. The aAJC doesn’t any longer retain an Editor as such, but rather hires a male editor a female editor, a masseuse of the “public”, an editor for public correctness and an editor to apologize for convenient opinion, an editor for the regulation of sometimes upsetting news from the playing fields, and another similarly to take the fall for downturns in the stock market. The AJC itself meanwhile takes responsibility for nothing. Stands behind zilch. With so many layers of cutouts they can try even to swing presidential elections with the impunity they thoroughly enjoyed in impugning unto death the hero of the Atlanta Olympics, the late Richard Jewell. The AJC pleases itself because it can.

Eli Jones

May 5th, 2011
5:15 pm

Among other great things, The Tea Party has broken the back of Obama’s public sector unions. The Tea Party is also the driving force behind any budget cuts. We the tax payers are the winners!

JOIN OUR TEA PARTY

The Tea Party is the fastest growing political movement in America. We want less intrusive government, less spending, less taxes, the repeal of Obama’s Commiecare, no more illegal Obama wars and no more unions running and ruining our nation. Come and join our Tea Party!

Here’s a site with our upcoming events and rallies.

http://theteaparty.net/teapartycalendar.asp

Eli Jones

May 5th, 2011
5:20 pm

“America Cannot Afford Four More Years Of Obama”