Thursday, April 22, 2010

Happy Earth Day

I'm doing my ever luvin' best to ignore this "holiday" but boy it's everywhere. I can't seem to escape. Even some of the more sensible blogs I read are talking about making their blogs Carbon Neutral.

Uh huh.

Carbon Neutrality is a scam. And impossible to boot. There's just no such thing.

I've decided that in honor of Earth Day I will breath MORE to try to make up for these nonsensical so called earth friendly actions. And to make up for the fact that I am riding the bus this week, which I'm only doing to save money, not the earth.

But seriously...all the holier-than-thou greenies just make me want to trash the environment and go pour oil in the Sound. And that goes against my nature. I LOVE the environment. We have one of the MOST beautiful states and I love seeing the mountains, the plains, the swamps, the forests...we have everything. The last thing I want to do is pollute my environment.

Not polluting my environment is a long way from trying to save the planet or becoming carbon neutral (I don't think even death will create carbon neutrality will it...don't we give off various gases as we decompose?).

And I don't recall Earth Day ever being such a big deal, do you? I have vague recollections from when I was younger of Earth Day being mentioned here and there, but not everywhere as it appears to be now. Is it going to be on par with Christmas or Thanksgiving someday?

*sigh* I realize that Mother Gaia is the new politically correct religious icon but do they really need their own holiday. On the other hand, if I get the day off of work I'm all for it. :)

Tuesday, April 20, 2010


I have several friends and coworkers who lean pretty far left. I try not to engage them in politics because despite their views I like them and value their friendships. It's REALLY hard to keep my trap shut when I see some of them on Facebook joining groups like the one called "How About we Stop Blaming Barack Obama for everything George Bush did" ...

*blank stare*

I find this funny and a little odd. Perhaps a group needs to be created called "How about we stop blaming George Bush for all the crap Obama is now doing." :)

Monday, April 19, 2010

Have the Commies Met Their Goals?

Fascinating link found through one of my Facebook friends today...a list of the Communist Party's goals as of 1963. Some of these, I think, have been met quite spectacularly (and to our detriment).

The ones that speak to me most deeply:
22. Continue discrediting American culture by degrading all forms of artistic expression. An American Communist cell was told to "eliminate all good sculpture from parks and buildings, substitute shapeless, awkward and meaningless forms."

23. Control art critics and directors of art museums. "Our plan is to promote ugliness, repulsive, meaningless art."
Yeah...well, I think mission accomplished on those two. Especially in liberal meccas like Seattle.
24. Eliminate all laws governing obscenity by calling them "censorship" and a violation of free speech and free press.

25. Break down cultural standards of morality by promoting pornography and obscenity in books, magazines, motion pictures, radio, and TV.

26. Present homosexuality, degeneracy and promiscuity as "normal, natural, healthy."
I'm constantly shocked by what they allow on television - and I watch a LOT of television...too much I know. I'm going to have to tone it down as my little guy gets older and starts paying more attention. And the idea that homosexuality is "normal" just defies logic to me. I honestly do not care if some one is attracted to their same sex, but that does not make it normal and definitely is not healthy.
27. Infiltrate the churches and replace revealed religion with "social" religion. Discredit the Bible and emphasize the need for intellectual maturity which does not need a "religious crutch."

28. Eliminate prayer or any phase of religious expression in the schools on the ground that it violates the principle of "separation of church and state."
What the heck is "Social" religion? I'm not sure. I've heard a lot about intellectual materity though and that intellectually one cannot believe in God. Which is funny since there are some prominent scientists who have found God THROUGH science. I'm continually in awe of the natural world around us and its complexity. God is truly amazing.
29. Discredit the American Constitution by calling it inadequate, old-fashioned, out of step with modern needs, a hindrance to cooperation between nations on a worldwide basis.
30. Discredit the American Founding Fathers. Present them as selfish aristocrats who had no concern for the "common man."
I remember my public school education...these are both continually taught. That last line is hilarious on its face to anyone who actually knows history.
40. Discredit the family as an institution. Encourage promiscuity and easy divorce.

41. Emphasize the need to raise children away from the negative influence of parents. Attribute prejudices, mental blocks and retarding of children to suppressive influence of parents.
These two enrage me! Whether or not people are actively communist, many in the public school system seem to want to remove children from their parental influenses. Just because you disagree with me does not give you the right to re-train my son! Or to ever tell him that his mother is wrong. If one teacher ever does this I will flip out.

So, the Soviet Union is no more and I think any honest intellectual will admit that Communism is a failure. Just look at North Korea and Cuba. Even China has gone away from "pure" Communism. It just doesn't work.

Freedom is better than the so called equality that Communism attemps (and fails miserably at providing).

Monday, April 12, 2010

Where Am I?

I'm still around. =) SO busy with finishing up my current job - this is my last week! Woohoo!!! Then I have next week 'off' (I'll be officially unemployed I think) and then I start with "the Duck" the week after.

I've been trying to keep my jewelry blog updated as best I can...especially because I signed up for a website called Social Spark. I get paid to write some blog posts ... if I can actually follow the dang rules. They're really strict and I sometimes only skim when I read. Live and learn. =) It's still a great site!

So if you are so inclined, please follow my jewelry blog for more up to date stuff. Including pictures of the necklaces I made for my mom...and one for me. It's the first new jewelry I've made in weeks and weeks. Dang kid. are a couple of cute pics of my amazingly adorable little boy at the Farmer's Market for the very first time.

Mommy, please take this hat off me...It's not cold enough for TWO hats. Sheesh. am I in the glass? This is fascinating! =)

Isn't he cute!?!?!