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Wednesday, September 17, 2008

Just Another Dumb "Fascist-Quoter"

Why does it seem every time Sarah Palin opens her mouth, cuckoo birds begin to sing?

First, it was discovered that the "writer" responsible for the "small town people" quote she used in her RNC-VP acceptance speech was none other than Westbrook Pegler, that Jew-hating, Joe McCarthy loving, bigot. Apparently, Pegler's hate ran so deep that even the John Birch Society rejected him.

Then we had the whole "Bush Doctrine" gaffe (it was the first time The Peach heard the name "Charlie" pronounced "Churlie") and McCainsters trying to explain that even Bush writing on a post-it constituted part of the "Doctrine."

And now, oh boy, listening to SP trying to explain how Barack Obama laid an "unfair attack on the verbiage that John McCain chose to use." Uh, Sarah . . . in case you didn't know, the definition of verbiage:
1 : a profusion of words usually of little or obscure content
On the other hand, it could be that SP wasn't using the word verbiage at all. In fact, it sounded a lot like that rarely used, but effective Alaskan word verbage which is simply a combination of "verbal" and "garbage." Ah, it all makes sense now.

Monday, September 15, 2008

Hitting the Hookah

McCain is at it again. On the day the stock market took the greatest plunge since the 9/11 attacks, John McCain actually stated that the economy was strong.

Let's see if The Peach has this right: we're attacked by terrorists and the economy tanks. Hmmm . . . ok . . . The Peach can see that. The current Republican administration controls the American economy and it tanks, and they say it's strong. Hmmm . . . The Peach doesn't think so.

Sunday, September 14, 2008

"Whitey Only" Republican Party

Just call them racist rednecks. The orgnaizers of the Values Voter Summit, a conservative forum in which both Newt Gingrich and Mitt Romney were key Republican speakers, found themselves trying to explain how boxes of "Obama Waffles," portraying Barack Obama in a racially stereotyped fashion on the front and with Arab headress on the back, were being sold openly for three days before cutting off the sale.

The booth in which the mix was being sold was sponsored by the lobbying arm of the Family Research Council, a so-called Christian group. The FRC stated it knew about the boxes, but never bothered to actually examine them (you sort of wonder what part of "negro on a pancake box" didn't sound racist to them).

The Peach is not surprised by this. Watching the Republican National Convention reminded The Peach of a sea of shriveled up marshmallows. You thought the 2004 Convention was white! The RNC used extra bleach for the 2008 gathering. According to polls of delegates taken by CBS and the NY Times a whopping 2% (that's right TWO PERCENT) were black.

So, the next time you hear Republicans talking about "Americans," remember they're still thinking about Ozzie and Harriet.