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Some Good Laughs

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Road To Morocco

                                                               Jeff Peters: (Bing Crosby)

We must storm the place.

                                                         Orville ‘Turkey’ Jackson/Aunt Lucy: (Bob Hope)

You storm. I’ll stay here and drizzle.


More laughs…

“Is there any truth to that, and why do stories like this persist that you’re spying on all of us?” Alexander flatly denies the question’s premise. “To think we … the NSA’s collection of Americans’ data comes to light, don’t be surprised …

Forbes · ByAndy Greenberg · 6/7/2013


A photon checks into a hotel and the porter asks him if he has any luggage. The photon replies: “No, I’m travelling light.”


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Book Of The Night

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Profiles In Courage   By John F. Kennedy


I found it at an antique / rummage sale for  10 cents….. unbelievable!


Fav quote-

” We dare not forget today that we are heirs of that first revolution.  Let the word go forth from this time and place, to friend and foe alike, that the torch has been passed to a new generation of Americans- born in this century, tempered by war, disciplined by a hard and bitter peace,proud of our ancient heritage- unwilling to witness or permit the slow in doing of those human rights to which this nation has always been committed, and to which we are committed today at home and around the world.”

– John Fitzgerald Kennedy



John F. Kennedy: Inaugural Address. U.S. Inaugural Addresses …

Inaugural Address Friday, … to friend and foe alike, … bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend,


It said in the introduction by Robert Kennedy that when President Kennedy was assassinated his grandmother was still alive and had been alive when Abraham Lincoln was assassinated.


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A Flash Serial — Unfettered

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Somewhere in America……….

She took her arrows and bow and walked outside. Sat down and started writing in her notebook knowing it would draw them in.

     Sure enough the sonic rumble could be heard in the distance.  The sound was something like a high-pitched weed wacker in the sky. Just as the drone passed 15 feet above her head she quickly raised her bow aiming for the seam.  It fell to the ground.

     She put her bow down and walked over.  It was jumping a bit. She placed a rose-colored boot on the tail.  All you could hear were jumbled voices as a camera lense whirred.  People gathered around and started to clap and laugh bending down to look.


Somewhere across town…..

He walked out his front door.  The grass was hot. It felt like the clouds were wet blankets hanging in the air.  His spitfire was parked in the street. He looked into the sky then hopped into the snug two-seater convertible stick.  He opened up the throttle as he hit the highway.  That’ s when the winds started.

     ‘ If not for my 6 foot 2 frame I would lift of this concrete highway,’  he thought. The sonic screams started in the east, he could feel them crawl up his back.

     He shifted to 7th gear and let the car loose.  The car could do 110, if it felt like it.  He started laughing. Danger always had that effect on him. Two drones flanked his shoulders.  They liked to criss-cross over his head – Why? just, because they could..  He waited for the right moment and did a Rockford, slamming on the brakes while spinning the steering wheel.  The spitfire twirled into a complete reverse.  The two drones over head slammed into one another bursting debris over the empty highway.   He did not look back as he pressed the pedal, to the metal..


Meanwhile over the bridge…..

     Crowds sat outside the justice building so thick the steps disappeared their placards thrown into a sloppy pile as they waited.   Inside the lawyer was finishing up his brief….

“The question is, are we going to allow the bulk collection of American citizen’s activities in their own back yards from the sky above through the use of drones or, will we be faithful to the constitution and the fourth amendment.”

He tightened his ponytail sat down and closed his briefcase.



 The Bill of Rights in the National Archives



And what of the Fourth Amendment?

 By Leonard Pitts / Miami Herald

Published: Wednesday, January 15, 2014 at 03:42 PM.

 Perhaps you’ve heard of the Fourth Amendment.

That’s the one that guarantees freedom from unfettered government snooping, the one that says government needs probable cause and a warrant before it can search or seize your things.


Freedoms are meant to be used. I thank all the soldiers who fought and sacraficed so much for them.

Theodore's World


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Sentences! And Book Rec.

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I’m more interested in nachos than I am in people.

– Jerry Seinfeld


” Hell is other people. “

– Jean-Paul Sartre


This guy was on Larry King the other night and I could not stop laughing!




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Bye Bye All You Domestic Spys…..


As the sun sets over the Patomac we bid a fond fare well to all you pesky domestic spys , rumour has it that at midnight if there is no action and there doesn’t look  like there will be any as the congress is busy doing something like this –


that all drones spying from the sky will -at midnight, like Cinderella’s carriage that turned into a pumpkin, fall from the sky and all cellphones will spurt out the top (or bottom) a tiny copper listening device called the Snowden bug….. so -we -shall -see!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


Watch the watcher’s sunset ie the demise of the Patriot Act !!!









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Rand Paul Stands Up To them All, What A Guy …..A True American

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On military equipment in residential  America-

” I see no reason to have a 20 ton mine-resistant ambush protection vehicle roll down the streets of America.”

On bulk collection of data on US citizens-

” Our founding fathers would be appalled to know that we are writing one single warrant and collecting everyone’s phone records, all of the time.”

Quotes In Philly this week for talk at the constitution center-

It was a Philly pre congressional filibuster !


Rand Paul Says He Has Votes ‘Outside the Beltway’ on NSA Surveillance

PHILADELPHIA — Standing on the lawn outside the landmark where the framers debated the Constitution, S…
CQ Politics4 days ago


then onto filibuster in congress concerning the renewal of the Patriot Act

Rand Paul’s New Book Sees Filibuster Lessons in 2013 Wear Sneakers

When Sen. Rand Paul stood for more than 10 hours on the Senate floor to criticize the government’s collection of phone data, he was suited up like…
Wall Street Journal Blogs6 hours


Rand Paul was getting rand-y this week !! What a busy guy, a fourth amendment hero he is willing to stand up and talk and talk and talk and talk and talk……!!!!!!!!


Image credit: “Rand Paul at Bowling Green Fundraiser” by Rand Paul ...

“I worry about the surveillance we don’t know about….”

Mr. Paul during his congressional filibuster.


Senator Rand Paul faces a tough test in the upcoming Republican ...


Rand Paul’s near ‘filibuster’ and the record books

U.S. Senator Rand Paul, with some help from his friends, completed a 10 ½-hour talk on the Senate floor late Wednesday night. So how does Paul’s latest effort compare to other …
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All I can say is “Even upside down….. it’s still an X.”

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Courtesy of WOGL FM Philly 98.1


You do not have to agree with everything that someone says….. to agree with them.

Hey that’s deep – think about it!


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Quoting Diller

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Phyllis Diller


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