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Thank you, Obama…

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This is from an Older Lady who Loves Obama. After listening, I have to agree.  I too am proud of Obama’s legacy and what he has done.   And after listening, I have to agree,  I too love Obama.  This is a little different way to look at the current events with what is happening within our country.  This one little 82-year-old lady expained just how she feels about our 44th president and how Obama became to be so great.   She proclaimed, “he is rebuilding the American dream, and I thank God for all the good work that he has done.”

Here’s the list of accomplishments…

1. Obama destroyed the Clinton Political Machine, driving a stake through the heart of Hillary’s presidential aspirations – something no Republican was ever able to do.

2. Obama killed off the Kennedy Dynasty – no more Kennedys strolling Washington looking for booze and women wanting rides home.

3. Obama is destroying the Democratic Party before our eyes!  Before Obama Dennis Moore had never lost a race. Byron Dorgan had never lost a race. Harry Reid is on his way out.  These are just a handful of the Democrats whose political careers Obama has destroyed. Just think, in December of 2008 the Democrats were on the rise. In two election cycles, they had picked up 14 Senate seats and 52 House seats. The press was touting the death of the Conservative Movement and the Republican Party. However, in just one term, Obama put a stop to all of this and gave the House and the Senate  back to the Republicans.

4. Obama has completely exposed liberals and progressives for what they are. Sadly, every generation seems to need to re-learn the lesson on why they should never actually put liberals in charge. Obama is bringing home the lesson very well: Liberals tax, borrow and spend, and run up debt.  Liberals can’t bring themselves to protect America. Liberals want to take over and control the economy. Liberals think they know what is best for everyone else. Liberals are not happy until they are running your life in every aspect.

5. Obama has brought more Americans back to conservatism than anyone since Reagan. In one term, he has rejuvenated the Conservative Movement and brought out to the streets millions of freedom loving Americans. Name one other time when you saw your friends and neighbors this interested in taking back America.

6. Obama, with his “amazing leadership, ” has sparked the greatest period of sales of firearms and ammunition this country has seen. Law abiding citizens have rallied and have provided a huge “stimulus” to the sporting goods industry while other American companies have failed, faded, or moved off-shore.

7. In all honesty, 4 years ago I was more afraid than I have been in my life. Not afraid of the economy, but afraid of the direction our country was going. I thought, Americans have forgotten what this country is all about. My neighbors and friends, even strangers, have proved to me that my lack of confidence in the greatness and wisdom of the American people has been flat wrong.

8. When the American people wake up, no smooth talking teleprompter reader can fool them! Barack Obama has served to wake up the American citizens once again. I want to say: “Thank you, Barack Obama” After all, this is exactly the kind of hope and change we desperately needed!

9.He has saved Carter’s legacy and made Jimmy Carter happy, since Jimmy is no longer the worst president we’ve ever had. Credit goes to where credit is due. Obama has totally erased that black mark on the good state of Georgia. I feel better for the people of Georgia and for Jimmy Carter.

THANK YOU OBAMA

Are you a Pedophile and living in fear, try California

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Child Prostitution Will Be Legal In California In Two More Days

This law was passed back in September, shortly after the California legislature and Governor Brown made it legal to be a child prostitute. The new position is set to take effect on January 1, 2017.

California has been on the cutting edge – first to adopt many progressive favorites. This is a sick reminder of just how far they are willing to go.

“California Democrats legalize child prostitution”

Beginning on Jan. 1, prostitution by minors will be legal in California. Yes, you read that right.

SB 1322 bars law enforcement from arresting sex workers who are under the age of 18 for soliciting or engaging in prostitution, or loitering with the intent to do so. So teenage girls (and boys) in California will soon be free to have sex in exchange for money without fear of arrest or prosecution.”

Read the rest at the Washington Examiner

“Your Papers, citizen.”

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Yes, it’s true, The TSA now damands Passport for Domestic Travel.   Precedents exist in certain places for requiring citizens to produce special ID for domestic travel; they include Nazi Germany, apartheid South Africa and Russia (both Imperial and Soviet).

Over the Christmas season, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) quietly announced that America was walking down that path. By 2016, all domestic air travel will require either a traditional passport or a federally-compliant ID card called “Real ID.” State driver’s licenses will no longer allow Americans access to domestic flights, as they do now. Real ID will constitute an internal passport.”

Read more here

7 Myths About Christmas

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One time each year, the world acts civilized for a few weeks. The “holiday” season brings out feelings and thoughts of goodwill and brotherhood in the masses, who would normally be at each other’s throats, for one reason or another. It’s a sad commentary on the state of things that humans can set aside their differences and actually be nice to complete strangers, but just long enough to say “Happy Holidays” instead of Merry Christmas so nobody gets their panties in a knot.

I say Merry Christmas. Get over it.

Beginning on Black Friday, the day just after Thanksgiving, although it was on Thanksgiving day this year in the United States, the Christmas season is an officially open invitation for Americans to go on a retail feeding frenzy. As long as you’re not battling your way through the mall or other retail big box stores, someone will offer you good wishes for your holiday season. You may, however, be surprised by the number of widely held beliefs that are inaccurate, misinterpreted, or just plain wrong in regards to the Christmas season. Here’s a look at some of the most common Christmas holiday misconceptions, and how they came to be.

#1 Who Wrote “’Twas The Night Before Christmas”?

An anonymous New York resident submitted this well-known verse, “A Visit From St. Nick,” to the Troy Sentinel in 1823. Clement C. Moore, a local professor and poet, claimed it in 1836, though its structure and style matched none of his other published works. Another family in the area came forward to state that their patriarch had been reciting the poem to them each Christmas Eve since at least 1809. Many suspect that the verse came over with Dutch settlers, because of all the cultural references mentioned in the work. Regardless of its origins, the majority of people are familiar with this poem, but don’t have a clue who gets the credit for writing it or it’s actual origin.

#2 Are Real Christmas Trees A Fire Hazard?

Every year, of the millions of Christmas trees put up all over the world, only a small percentage of fires occur that can be traced back to shitty wiring. Generally, the problem is faulty or overloaded wiring, and not the actual tree, that is to blame. Fire safety experts advise that a real tree is no more hazardous than artificial trees, as long as people are “smart” and remember to keep it watered. But hey, we live in the land of blaming inanimate objects for short comings, why change and accept responsibility once a year. Safety? Fuck safety, we need more fucking lights! Right? Right.

#3 Was Jesus Born On December 25th?

Oddly enough, though bible scholars agree that Christ was more likely born in late Spring or early Autumn, many people still subscribe to the belief that Christmas day is the actual date of his birth. Too many seasonal signs in the scriptures point to the likelihood that he was born during a warmer time of the year. The presence of shepherds in the fields is one of the more blatant signs, but I’m just saying. Centuries later, the Roman Catholics were spreading Christianity to the far reaches of Europe, and trying to assimilate the masses of heathens by superimposing the Christian faith over the pagan traditions already in place. In an attempt to overshadow the pagan celebration of the Winter Solstice, one of Christianity’s more important holy days was intentionally scheduled for December 25th.

#4 Is Christmas The Most Important Christian Holiday?

It may be surprising for many people to discover that, while the celebration of the birth of Christ ranks high in the religious charts, in the eyes of theologians, it comes in second. The birth of the Son of God is an important earmark in history, but the more notable spiritual moment occurred when Christ’s divinity was proven – at his resurrection. Easter marks the historical point where Jesus stopped being a man, and became immortal, and religious scholars consider this the most important landmark in the Christian faith. Interesting enough, the actual date of Easter is also in question, as its springtime celebration coincides suspiciously with the pagan fertility ritual, Ostara, which is where we get Easter eggs and bunnies. Sneaky, huh?

#5 Did Three Kings Visit Jesus In The Manger?

The bible does not say anything about kings visiting Jesus, at any time during his childhood. Scripture states that three wise men followed an exceptionally bright star in the east, finding their way to the Son of God, and bestowing expensive gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh. Since these alleged ‘wise men’ still believed in astronomical portents, and none of them had a Eurail pass, it is more likely that the magi caught up with Jesus around his first birthday. Centuries later, a mosaic in Ravenna, Italy, depicted the ‘gifts of the magi,’ and the names of the ‘three kings,’ Gaspar, Melchior, and Balthasar became part of this nativity myth and is still alive and kicking today.

#6 Is It Sacrilegious To Shorten Christmas To “X-Mas?”

The sad truth behind this myth simply illustrates how little modern Christians know about this holiday. Contrary to the belief that people who write “X-mas” are taking Christ out of Christmas, the habit of abbreviating the name is based on the Greek spelling of Christ, “Χριστός.” The Roman spelling also starts with an X. Entomologically, the argument could be made that people who write Christmas as X-mas are keeping the “Christ” in Christmas. This whole ‘X’ thing probably appeals to American rednecks, who can’t spell worth a shit, I know this personally.

#7 Are Santa Claus, Saint Nicolas And Father Christmas The Same Person?

The modern interpretation of Santa Claus, at least in America, is an amalgam of characteristics from several traditions; however, each of these traditions had very different points of origin.

Saint Nicolas was a Turkish bishop who, around the fourth century, dedicated his life to giving to the poor. He died on December 6th, so when the church canonized him, this date became St. Nicolas Day. In the 15th century, as attention focused back onto Christmas, and less on December 6th, Christians of that era wanted to keep the gift-giving tradition, and he became Father Christmas. The Dutch brought St. Nick to the New World, calling him sinterklaas. So, in America at least, Santa Claus is the modern representation of these varied cultures.

These widely held, but incorrect, beliefs don’t dampen the holiday spirits. It is more common these days for everyone to get their panties in a twist when someone says “Merry Christmas” instead of “Happy Holidays.” Let’s face facts, not everyone celebrates Christmas, but my family and I do, hope that doesn’t get anyone’s ass all chapped. In reality, those who don’t celebrate Christmas don’t offend me, to each his own, the end. Many of your neighbors celebrate Hanukkah, or Kwanza or some will even argue with you to say they are the real Christians who do not believe in Christmas. These days it’s not uncommon to find new age pagans and wiccans, celebrating the Winter Solstice. Count yourselves lucky that, despite your differences, total strangers are willing to extend you the tidings of peace, brotherhood, and goodwill. Considering the intolerance that is so common in the Christian faith and throughout the world, take what you can get from your non-Christian neighbors, and don’t make problems where there aren’t any.

Regardless, of how – or what – you celebrate, have a safe and Merry Christmas season, and a prosperous New Year. So, there you have it, that’s my story and I’m sticking to it, Merry Christmas.

 

H/T to Scorpion Sting

 

Ebola in America

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Yesterday I was scrubbed in a case with a general surgeon who regularly goes on “mission trips” to Africa to do surgery on the poor African people who have nothing to call their own but sickness and disease. He started, “you know this ebola issue is terrible. Someone should do something. We should start a mission trip just for that. If I were to organize an ebola mission trip, would you be interested in going with us to Africa?”   I looked at him like he was crazy and responded. “Well, Dr. Smith, I think that I will just wait until the ebola comes to me… Then I’ll   take care of the sick people here in America until I succumb to the disease myself.”  He said that I “was silly” for thinking that way. But I feel that he is wrong in so many ways. It will come here, sooner or later. Because of world travel and the people that is coming and going from the “hot zones” and the extended incubation period of this new strain, t is only a matter of time.

On a slightly different note, but still about sending people into the hot zone to bring it back to America I ran across this article about Obama. I have written many times on how our own “Commander in Chief” has total disdain for our American Military. Here’s yet another example.   With my own son gearing up for another deployment (destination unknown at this time), It makes me nervous.

 

Frankly, I’d rather go to Fallujah…

H/T to R.D. Walker

Obama is sending thousands of US troops into the ebola hot zone.

The United States government is sending thousands of military troops to the west African nation of Liberia as part of the Obama administration’s Ebola virus-response strategy, the White House said late Monday night.

‘U.S. Africa Command will set up a Joint Force Command headquartered in Monrovia, Liberia, to provide regional command and control support to U.S. military activities and facilitate coordination with U.S. government and international relief efforts,’ a statement from the White House press office said.

‘A general from U.S. Army Africa, the Army component of U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM), will lead this effort, which will involve an estimated 3,000 U.S. forces.’

Liberia is the hardest-hit of the four west African nations that have confirmed Ebola cases, accounting for more than one-half of the fatalities. The others are Sierra Leone, Guinea and, to a lesser extent, Nigeria.

It turns out he isn’t against “boots on the ground” per se…

Woman Shot in her own Driveway

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Linda Burnett, 26, a resident of San Diego, was visiting her in-laws and, while there, went to a nearby supermarket to pick up some groceries.

Later, her husband noticed her sitting in her car in the driveway with the windows rolled up and her eyes closed, with both hands behind the back of her head.

He became concerned and walked over to the car. He noticed that Linda’s eyes were now open and she looked very strange. He asked her if she was okay, and Linda replied that she had been shot in the back of the head and had been holding her brains in for over an hour.

The husband called the paramedics, who broke into the car because the doors were locked and Linda refused to remove her hands from her head.

When they finally got in, they found that Linda had a wad of bread dough on the back of her head.

A Pillsbury biscuit canister had exploded from the heat, making a loud noise that sounded like a gunshot, and the wad of dough hit her in the back of her head.

When she reached back to find out what it was, she felt the dough and thought it was her brains. She initially passed out, but quickly recovered.

Linda is a blonde, a Democrat, and an Obama supporter, but that could all be a coincidence.

The defective biscuit canister was analyzed and the expiration date was from 2008, so it was determined to be Bush’s fault

Why are only White people racist?

 I recently took a vacation down South to visit my family.  I spent almost two weeks in Alabama and Florida.  I saw family and I also went to Universal Studios Florida.  Unfortunately I had several run-in’s with youths while on my venture.  These were rude youths that would spit, curse,  and break in line with no respect or cares towards anyone else.  Out of fear of reprisal and a fear of being called racist, I simply ignored them and walked the other way.  With the Ferguson, MO riots fresh in my mind,  I found many people had varying opinions on how Caucasians should interact with minorities.  On the other hand,  and with what I have learned in my newest interactions, I have found that the attitudes have changed.  It seems that Black Americans can curse and be rude to me, but it is not acceptable for me to return the insults.  I have been wondering why Whites are considered racists, and no other race is……

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Michael Richards better known as Kramer from TVs Seinfeld was in hot water a little while back about making insensitive comments while doing a standup routine.  In his defense and apology speech he made comments about why only white people can be considered racist and no other race can.  The  “Black Leaders”  in this country such as Jessie Jackson and Al Sharpton speak with so much hatred and vitriol towards any other race that is not black. But they get a free pass to talk  down to everyone that is not black.  I have many black friends that are true Americans.  They believe same as I do about the freedoms of this country was meant for everyone.

There are African Americans, Mexican Americans, Asian Americans, Arab Americans,  and many other American people here in this country.  We’re “the melting pot.”  There are Americans who try to live the “American Dream” and assimilate, get an education and advance themselves… and there are the others.  They pass me on the street and sneer in my direction. They call me ‘White boy,’ ‘Cracker,’ ‘Honkey,’ ‘Whitey,’ ‘Caveman’… And that’s perfectly OK… But when I call you, Nigger, Kike, Towel head, Camel Jockey, Beaner, or a Gook .. You call me a racist. You say that whites commit a lot of violence against you…. So why are the ghettos the most dangerous places to live?

You have the United Negro College Fund. You have Martin Luther King Day. You have Black History Month. You have Cesar Chavez Day. You have Ma’uled Al-Nabi. You have the NAACP. You have BET…. If we had WET (White Entertainment Television), we’d certainly be racists. If we had a White Pride Day, you would call us racists. If we had White History Month, we’d be racists. If we had any organization for only whites to ‘advance’ OUR lives, we’d be racists.

We have a Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, a Black Chamber of Commerce, and then we just have the plain Chamber of Commerce. Wonder who pays for that??

A white woman could not be in the Miss Black American pageant, but any color can be in the Miss America pageant. If we had a college fund that only gave white students scholarships… You know we’d be racists.

There are over 60 openly proclaimed Black Colleges in the US . Yet if there were any ‘White colleges’, that would be a racist college. In the Million Man March, you believed that you were marching for your race and rights. If we marched for our race and rights, you would call us racists.

You are proud to be black, brown, yellow and orange, and you’re not afraid to announce it. But when we announce our white pride, you call us racists.

You rob us, car jack us, and shoot at us. But, when a white police officer shoots a black gang member or beats up a black drug dealer running from the law and posing a threat to society, you call him a racist. I am proud…… But you call me a racist.

Why is it that only whites can be racists?? 

How To Avoid Being Shot

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We all know about the story of  Saint Trayvon of Skittles & Saint Michael Brown of Fergudishu.  Contrary to what the media wants you to know, the real story is beginning to come out.

Now, we see the story of Christian Alberto Sierra. The gist is of this story is that he spiraled downward, became erratic, threatened suicide, began cutting himself, ran down the street covered in blood (armed with a knife), and got shot when he ran toward a responding police officer after being commanded to “freeze”.

A common theme in these stories, seems to be the major media networks are referring to these people as children. These individuals were all grown men. Each (allegedly) showed a propensity to commit violence and exhibited unstable behavior immediately preceding their death. Two were shot by police, one was shot by an over-zealous dickhead posing as a community security guard.

Just a word of caution and advice… I have been in a tangle with the law on more than once.  On one occasion, I have even spent a night in the PoPo.  I can say that I know with certain empirical knowledge what exactly makes a police officer mad or glad.  With all of my experience and my dealings with our dedicated law enforcement officers, I would like to offer you, my friends, a brief list of concrete steps you can take to avoid being shot:

* Don’t rob people. * Don’t use or sell drugs. * Don’t attack people. * Don’t steal. * Don’t hurt yourself or others then act crazy with a lethal weapon in hand. * When an officer issues a command, comply with said command immediately.

* Never ever yell, curse,  spit, swing, strike, or yell in an unfriendly or un-neighborly fashion in the direction of any law officer.

If you follow these  simple rules, you will drastically reduce your chances of being shot.

Thank you for your cooperation.

 

Have a Happy and Safe Independence Day

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Today we celebrate the freedoms we used to stand for and the individual liberties we used to have. We celebrate the actions of men greater than ourselves who refused to live their lives devout of liberty. Today we celebrate.

What fools we have become. Since when did liberty become the punch-line of a cynical stand-up comedy routine? Since when did our laws become an amphigoric web intended to control every aspect of our lives?

Enjoy your celebration this 4th! While you are enjoying all that freedom you have, make sure you don’t do any of the following:

Dance at a Federal Monument, grow the wrong plant, start a lemonade stand without a license, throw a Frisbee on the beach in LA without lifeguard approval, expose the governments embarrassing secrets, choose to not wear a seat belt in your own car, choose to not buy products that the government mandates you to purchase, expect any kind of privacy whatsoever, refuse to help “Law Enforcement” violate other people’s privacy (I have personal experience with this one), collect rain water, choose what to plant on your own farm, be homeless, be poor and unable to pay back a government backed student loans, wear an American flag t-shirt at school, own the wrong dog, chew your toast into the shape of a gun at school, purchase milk that came out of your neighbors cow, the list goes on and on and on…

I, in the spirit of rebellion and independence from tyranny, am going to go break a local law against fireworks.  I went and purchased some real fireworks from the great Libertarian state of Montana.   Yes, I will be responsible and take safety precautions not to burn anything down. No, I will not be getting a permit. This might be petty, it might be simple, but I am going to enjoy my freedom and my Roman Candles. Enjoy the little things in life.

May all of you have a rebellious celebration of your independence from Tyranny.

Spelling it Out

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The Liberals who work the double standard really rubs my last nerve. We are supposed to be tolerant. We are required to do things that clearly go against a Christian’s basic beliefs. Catholics are forced to provide birth control or abortion, for example. The liberals are totally intolerant of simply driving past cross on the side of the road. A marker to signify a highway fatality is unbearable.

 

This is for the benefit of all the logical slowpokes. It is logic so basic that even those who are intellectually limited to the rhetorical level should be able to follow it:

  • If you have the right to demand that I bake you a cake, then I have the right to force you to attend church, mosque, or synagogue.
  • If you have the right to fire me because you don’t like my political position on the legality of homogamy, I have the right to fire you because I don’t like your political position on the legality of homosexuality.
  • If you have the right to deny me access to the news media because I don’t believe in climate change, I have the right to deny you access to the media because you don’t believe in God.

If atheists truly want a power struggle for the right to be intolerant, Christians will eventually engage and win. Because we will die before we will give up our beliefs and you will not. We invented the Crusade and the Inquisition, two institutions so historically intimidating that atheists still shiver and tell each other scary stories about them centuries after the event.
We will revive them before we will abandon our faith. And while we would prefer to live with both Christian and traditional Constitutional values, if we are forced to choose between the two, we will choose the former without even thinking twice.

 h/t TO vOX 4/03/2014

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