Hillary supporter here but Isaiah's correct. Don't tell us that we have to face severe cuts and still expect us to fork over billions for the Iraq War. Enough all damn ready, bring the troops home from the illegal war.
"Flim-Flam Man Without A Plan On The Lam - Marco Rubio, Chris Christie, Paul Ryan, Sarah Palin - Come On Down" (Hillary Is 44):
“Indeed, spending any resources in states that haven’t gone Republican in a generation means Obama’s in deep trouble.
It’ll be interesting to see what kind of behind-the-scenes meetings occur at Chez Clinton while Obama’s off golfing in Martha’s Vineyard. Democrats might want to use that time to figure out a way to usher this boob out the door gracefully unless they want to join him on the sinking ship.”
What is that JammieWearingFools referring to? The PUMA P.A.C. people (giving away (yup, free) Hillary 2012 bumper stickers) will love the news. Here is what the Jammie people are referring to and yup, you’re reading correctly, it’s New York State:
“President Obama’s job approval ratings are the worst they’ve ever been in the Empire State, but voters here are still sticking with him in 2012, according to a new Siena College poll released today.
The poll finds that just 36% of New Yorkers approve of Obama’s job performance — a 17-point plummet from the 53% rating he received in May. Meanwhile, 63% of voters give the president a negative job performance rating.
“His job performance has not fallen, it has tanked,” said Siena pollster Steven Greenberg.
“Even Democrats are evenly divided. For the first time since March, fewer than half of voters say they are prepared to re-elect the president.” [snip]
“If the Democratic National Committee has to spend money competing in New York for the presidential victory next year, they are in big trouble,” Greenberg said. “Because if they are competing in New York, which is a two-to-one Democratic state, that does not bode well for them nationally.”
As to why New York voters would vote for Obama even though they think he stinks? Don’t bet the condo on that. [On the other hand, the idiot left cannot be underestimated in their stupidity.]Now I want to talk about The Help. My oldest wanted to see the film The Help directed by Tate Taylor. It was on my 'maybe' list. Maybe because do I really want to watch Black women onscreen playing the help during a previous era?
I don't mind the blues. But there are people my age (and the generation before) that have no use for the blues and most of the time you'll hear comments about how we're trying to move beyond that. The blues captures a period that we hope to have moved beyond.
My son wanted to see it because he thought it looked interesting and he wasn't concerned about the era so much as he was excited to see Blacks on screen in a non-Tyler Perry film. (My son hates Tyler Perry films. As do I. They're so dumb and play for a dumbed down audience demonstrating that he's got a lot of self-hatred.)
So we checked with my other two kids and they didn't want to see it. My middle son had already made plans with a friend and my youngest made me pull up the movie's site and her attitude was, "No, thank you." (She wants glamor even at this age. That's why her Diana Ross doll is her favorite doll.)
So I wasn't expecting much (besides conflicted feelings on my part) but I really did enjoy the film.
To be honest, it was only watching my son laugh and enjoy it that made me start to. It was seeing him take it as a movie and a new experience that freed me of all the judgments of what it was tied to.
It's an interesting story with amazing performances all around but I especially praise Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer and Bryce Dallas Howard.
Everyone is great (Allison Janney's in the cast, for example), but those three were the stand outs for me.
If you've got reservations about seeing the film, I do understand that. And maybe you've got a better way to spend two hours. But if you're on the fence, please consider seeing it. Any reservations you have will probably be wiped away by the three performances I mentioned. I think those three performances are so strong that the film will become a classic that people point to as an example of great acting and an involving film.
"Iraq snapshot" (The Common Ills):