Saturday, August 28, 2010
Got to see Illuminations this evening after the rain. . .
Got caught in the rain and we would have been drier if we fell in the pool. . . but hey, a bad day at Disney is still better than a good day at work. . . .
Also got into Disney Studios for a bit and did Rock'n Roller coaster and Star Tours so it was a great start to the vacation. . .
Thursday, August 26, 2010
With the fall hunting season fast approaching, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) under Lisa Jackson, who was responsible for banning bear hunting in New Jersey, is now considering a petition by the Center for Biological Diversity (CBD) – a leading anti-hunting organization – to ban all traditional ammunition under the Toxic Substance Control Act of 1976, a law in which Congress expressly exempted ammunition. If the EPA approves the petition, the result will be a total ban on all ammunition containing lead-core components, including hunting and target-shooting rounds. The EPA must decide to accept or reject this petition by November 1, 2010, the day before the midterm elections.
So they are at it again in DC, back room deals to attack our rights! Yes, they do want our guns and if they can't get them they will take the ammo making that nice hunting rifle or target pistol of yours an expensive club.
Time to let them know in DC that we are watching. . . Time to send in some emails, faxes and letters folks and let them know this will affect how you vote!
Sunday, August 22, 2010
Seems they have forgotten he is not in charge any more. . . . .
more from CNN here
I hope they keep this up, it will be hard for even the Republicans to screw up this election if the Dems keep rolling out Bush crap. . . .
This woman has worked for Disney for a few years, and knew what the dress code was to work there. Now she is suing them because she is Muslim and wants to wear her head scarf. I have family that worked for them. They make it very clear before you join what the rules are including dress code. You don't like them don't take the job. It is that simple.
Sorry, this should be tossed out of court and the judge should laugh at her when he does it.
Folks, Disney is a PRIVATE company and you work for them by CHOICE and you know the rules when you join. You don't like them you can go work someplace else. You have NO RIGHT to tell Disney or any other private company what they can have as a dress code for things like this.
I really don't see how she can dare to suddenly want to sue them after two years of not wearing it. She did fine for two years what happened? I think she finally smelled money and figured she would try for some.
Lets get this straight folks. The US Constitution is between the GOVERNMENT and the PEOPLE. It does not say anything about what anyone else can or can not do. Private business can legally do what it wants. You don't like it then don't patronize them or work for them. If enough folks agree with you then they will change or let them go out of business.
So all I can tell this person is congrats on your new citizenship. Learn to deal with life. Suck it up like the rest of us or work someplace else or go back to where you came from. We don't need more whiners here.
Saturday, August 21, 2010
With all the damage they have done in Congress with Dem control for the last 4 years, and now with Obama spending like a drunken sailor (my apologies to drunken sailors) he actually thinks they will win?
Folks on both sides are pissed off at the growth of government. They are out of work and see no end to this recession (and it is a depression folks face it). They have no answer but to spend more of the money you don't have to "fix it" which means pay off their buddies.
I think November will be quite the wake up for them. . . . I hope they stay fat dumb and happy until then, it will make voting them out much easier. . .
Sunday, August 15, 2010
Anyway they are all out there telling us how we boosted sales in all these stores, and saved our 6.25% sales tax.
Well it is a good thing they don't push the facts. Things I want to see before I call this anything but smoke and mirrors -
1 - Show me how we increased sales and didn't just pull them in or put them off for a few weeks to buy on this weekend instead of last week or next week when we would have to pay a tax.
2 - Show me how much we increased sales along the NH border where they don't have a sales tax all year if they drive to NH.
This is all BS. Sales will be great this weekend. I bet sales sucked last week and will for the next few weeks. This kind of game does not create sales, it just condenses when they are made. Folks are not buying anything they would not have bought anyway folks, they are just all doing it on the same weekend so they get the break.
I know we didn't buy anything we would not have bought anyway over the next few weeks for the kids to go to school.
All smoke and mirrors to buy votes for the fools on Beacon Hill. Just like the Fed auto and home sales programs, when it is over the market will slump and make up for it. If you look at sales over the month or months around this event to smooth the numbers you won't see any changes.
So go out and shop, and if you buy into they hype all I can tell you is "baaa baaa"
For the rest of us, go, buy, and vote them out in November.
Saturday, August 14, 2010
What it all boils down to is this. South Korea wants to sell a bunch of their M1 Garands and Carbines to the US civilians. US shooters want the guns. Obama's administration has put up roadblocks to prevent the sales.
These guns are part of our history, given to the Koreans after the war to help them defend themselves. They don't need them and could use the money from selling them to us. Many collectors and shooters here would be glad to buy one or more of these historic guns, , , Big Brother Obama says no.
SO next time you hear the BS that Obama does not want to take your guns remember this story. He won't move at them moment because he fears the gun lobby and thinks he has a chance to get re-elected. He can prevent many of us from getting a gun we would love to own, a piece of American history and he is doing it.
If God help us he does get re-elected you can bet he will do all he can to not only prevent you from getting a gun, he will take what you have too.
Tuesday, August 10, 2010
And yes, he got his ride up to bed. . . .
What can I say, he is 3 and knows what he wants. . . .
Friday, August 6, 2010
Thursday, August 5, 2010
I am disappointed that the Republicans did not work harder to stop this. . . . .
Went out glasses shopping last night as I am now officially old and need new glasses with bi-focals. . .
Got quite a shock up at BJ's. I was pricing a new pair of glasses at the eye docs and WITH insurance the glasses were about $270 and the sunglasses were about $420. . . Total about $690. . . So I said OK, let me look around and get back to you.
I should have known there was a problem the way the sales person kept telling me to make sure I compare apples to apples, and that they had the lowest cost. . . . that is not a good sign folks. Anyway I go to BJ's which is where I got my current glasses and give him the script and tell him what I want. In a few moments and the wife's help I have picked out frames and all and we are done. . . Total cost for both pairs of glasses - $270.
Kinda makes you wonder how some people stay in business when their costs are that much off. . . .
Wednesday, August 4, 2010
Stick with Biden please - either way we need to get folks moving to insure he is a one and done fool.
As reported on CNN HERE the good folks in old Missouri have woken up from the kool aid and told Obama to take his health care law and stuff it. You don't need to have health insurance in good old MO!
I hope this is the start of a major wave to remove him and his socialist medical laws out of DC and our lives. Heck even the UK is starting to go back to private medical insurance like we had now that they are rationing care over there. . . .
Folks need to wake up! Socialism don't work, never did, never will.
I am now officially old. I was told that yes, you can read at 20 20 but we really suggest bi-focals for you. And I had to admit that they did seem to make things up close a lot clearer. And since I am getting back into building my models which as you can imagine is a lot of small up close work I am going to go for it. . . .
Whomever came up with the getting old idea sucked. . . . but on the other side the guy that came up with progressive lenses so your bi-focals don't show was a genius!
Tuesday, August 3, 2010
Monday, August 2, 2010
Had a great time and met a number of new folks, some even bloggers = )
I will be updating the bloggers I met list and all that good stuff this week. Lissa and JayG have some good photos and info on the shoot on their blogs, you really need to go and read them over.
As for me, I have to say that my oldest and I had a great time. I did most of my shooting with the black powder I have. I did get a chance to try a fully suppressed fully auto .22. . . and so did my daughter. I have to say it was fun. It sounded like an old electric typewriter with a key stuck and boy did it go through 25 rounds fast. Lots of fun!
The shoot stated out with the normal cannon shot, here is a good shot of Jay lining it up. . . minutes of berm my ass. . . .
We had the normal paper targets, some water filled coke bottles and such but the star of the day was ol' hello kitty. . . it went down with a good fight but it did lose. At the end there were so many through and through that it was stuck to the backstop and didn't need the hanger any more. . . .
I also got to spend a good amount of time talking to the folks, met another Mason there, and made a bunch of new friends. You know it is funny but the folks are so good to talk to at times the shooting gets in the way. . . (just kidding)
Blogger shoot update is coming! I promise. My daughter got a bunch of good photos of the shoot and I need to do a report on it but by the time I got home last night it was just too late. Look for update tonight and an update on Bloggers I Met while there as we did have a few new faces.
It was funny, I mainly shot my black powder and spent more time hanging around talking than shooting, but had a great time. Once again it was proven that gunnys are good folks!