Lynnrockets vs. Republicans

A young Lynnrockets at Nixon fundraiser in Boston.

A young Lynnrockets at Nixon fundraiser in Boston.

OK folks, I have had enough. The Republican Party and its right wing supporters on talk radio and on television’s Fox News have driven me over the edge. Oh, and do not allow me to downplay the role of their supporters, you know, the bat-crazy, racist, homophobic tea-baggers. The whole bunch of rock throwing glass house dwellers deserve a big giant dose of liberal backlash. So let’s give it to them.

The straw that finally broke this camel’s back is the recent opposition to the Obama administration’s attempts to secure Chicago as the site of the 2016 Summer Olympics. The point is now moot in that, as of today, the International Olympic Committee eliminated Chicago and Tokyo. Nevertheless the opposition by the likes of Hannity, Beck and Limbaugh was not only without merit, it was also without reasoned aforethought. To argue that the President has bigger things on his plate than to concern himself with having our nation host the Olympic games is a simple red herring of an argument. Didn’t Republican President Eisenhower have an overseas war to contend with while simultaneously pitching Lake Placid as the site of the 1960 Olympics? Also, since when does the job creation, foreign investment, exciting sporting events and all around goodwill promoted by these games cause harm to the hosting nation which becomes a world showcase for some two weeks?

Finally, where was all the right wing outrage when this letter was penned by former President George W. Bush?

President Bush Meets with Chicago 2016 Bid Committee and United States Olympic Committee Members
Union League Club of Chicago
Chicago, Illinois

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11:35 A.M. CST

THE PRESIDENT: I want to thank the members of the 2016 Chicago bid to get the Olympics. Listen, Mr. Mayor, you and your committee have put together a great plan. It’s a plan that will make America proud.

They say that the Olympics will come to Chicago if we’re fortunate enough to be selected, but really it’s coming to America, and I can’t think of a better city to represent the United States than Chicago.
President George W. Bush and Chicago Mayor Richard Daley hold up a T-shirt touting Chicago 2016, during a meeting Monday, Jan. 7, 2008, with with members of the Chicago 2016 Bid Committee and the U.S. Olympic Committee. Said the President, "This country supports your bid, strongly. And our hope is that the judges will take a good look at Chicago and select Chicago for the 2016 Olympics." White House photo by Joyce N. Boghosian This is a well thought out venue. There will be — the athletes will be taken care of. People who will be coming from around the world will find this good city has got fantastic accommodations, great restaurants. It will be safe.

And so I — this country supports your bid, strongly. And our hope is that the judges will take a good look at Chicago and select Chicago for the 2016 Olympics.

Thank you all.

END 11:36 A.M. CST

Hypocrites, one and all. The Olympic opposition proves beyond doubt that these morons are not interested in national pride. They are merely interested in returning to power for power’s sake and they hope to do so by opposing every single decision of the Obama administration regardless of its merits. It is this type of behavior that prodded me to declare war on the right wing. Without the two-faced behavior of the Republicans and their ilk, I may never have decided to start this blog. But start it, I did, and this next song parody sums up who I am and what my mission is. Will anyone join me?

Please click on the song link below to familiarize yourselves with the tune and to have more fun singing along with this very autobiographical song parody.

I Write The Songs song link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w-fev20voMc

I WRITE THE SONGS

(sung to the Barry Manilow song “I Write The Songs”)

I sling the jive whenever,
I sit down and scribble a song
I put the words and Republicans together
I love music,
And I love these songs

I write the songs that I hope you folks sing
I write the songs to dethrone G.O.P. kings
I write the songs that expose all their lies
I write the songs, I write the songs

I’m from a state that’s deep blue,
And we make a damned good lobster roll
No, there aren’t many right wing guys
There’s some but then, all of them are very old

I write the songs that attack the right wing
I write the songs that I hope linger and sting
I write the songs that prompt Glenn Beck to cry
I write the songs, I write the songs

Oh, I’ll take a hostile stance
When Limbaugh begins to rave and rant
And I’ll lead you to a poll, he can’t disprove
Palin has no heart,
So, I will tear her life apart
Hannity, Coulter too,
Also, too, O’Reilly
None of them can hide from me !!!

I write the songs about Mark Sanford’s flings
I write the songs about Larry Craig’s stings
I write the songs about Mark Foley’s guys
I write the songs, I write the songs

I write the songs about Joe Wilson’s slings
I write the songs of Vitter’s diapery things
I write the songs about all of those guys
I write the songs, I write the songs

I love music, so I write these songs

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Posted on October 2, 2009, in Ann Coulter, Bill O'Reilly, David Vitter, Fox News, George W. Bush, Larry Craig, Mark Foley, Mark Sanford, Republican, Rush Limbaugh, Sarah Palin, Sean Hannity, Songs, Sports, Talk Radio, Television, Town Hall Protest Tour, TV and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 30 Comments.

  1. Well done, lynnrockets—it had to be said. I hope to see this go viral. May the GOP get its just desserts.

  2. Thanks, Lynnrockets. Great comment on Nixon, too.

  3. Bill Bennett has his cake, and eats it

    Asked for his thoughts about President Obama going to Copenhagen to lobby for Chicago as the sight of the 2016 Olympics, Bennett said that he was actually rooting for Brazil: “I’m actually for Rio. In Rio, it’s beautiful women at the beach, and in Chicago, it’s fat people eating.”

    If Bill “the Ugly American” Bennett does travel to the Olympics, perhaps to place a few wagers, he’d do our great nation a big favor if he avoids going anywhere near the beaches!

  4. Deep breathing helps, Lynnrockets. I am also peeved at the comments i’ve read on several pro right sites. They are hoping for Rio to win, only because of their feelings about the president. “Non American” president? What is so American about rooting for another country to win? Arghhh…

    (hey, you ARE a guy…!)

  5. Proud to be an American

    Loves it!!!

    Thanks so much for speaking out…will support you all I can!!!

  6. You keep writing the songs! I’ll do the best I can here in the land of *Red Dirt*

  7. Can I be in your army … war on the Republican Party? I have hated the Repugs since the Nixon Administration. I freely admit that politically I am a product of Watergate. Fortunately my roots were formed by JFK’s administration. I fought hard to overcome my “stick my head in the sand” and hope for the best attitude to help elect this wonderful President. I want my turn! They had theirs – 8 years and they messed up. I want my turn! Let’s take them down (although they seem to be doing a pretty good job themselves)! But we can’t let up. Let’s “go to the mattresses…fight, fight, fight.” (from You’ve Got Mail).

    • OK, but to join the Lynnrockets League, you must first recite the oath of loyalty. So, repeat after me, ” I (fill in name) do solemly swear to vote for any political party other than the Republican Party. I also agree to check in with our Supreme Kommander, George Soros on a semi-regular basis for further instructions on how to advance the goals of the State, oops I mean nation.”

  8. Thanks nswfm CA and Bigpete for letting me know about the New Yorker. Otherwise I would have never known. Thanks again, but how did you ever find it?

    • Cuteness and talent, lynnrockets.

      Actually, I read a lot and have read the New Yorker since before the Manhattan move (and still do.)
      When you are rich and famous, BigPete and I can say we knew you when…
      congratulations on the well-deserved recognition. I agree with BigPete on the best magazine part as well as the reading the comments part. Also, too.

      • I have a subscription, but am a few months behind, since I “lose” so much time on line. Not that I mind having an emergency back issue stash for trips etc. (I would have never checked the web page)……So the congratulations are real!

  9. the problem child

    Nicely sung, lynnrockets…

  10. I’m with ya sista! The comedians are doing the best job defusing Winky – I think the songs will do the same thing, also too. I’m already humming some of your last winter tunes!

    Sing it till’ the cows come home!

    Alaskan Sisu with Good JuJu keepin’ my ear out for you, also too.

    Here’s a virtual campfire to sing around {{{XX}}} but come to Juneau for the real thing.

  11. Not involved in waste management here anymore, but I read a report that the City of Chicago was not united on luring the Games to the windy city, because of other ‘hot’ winds blowing around Lake Michigan. It seems an honest Chicago group made promises to the IOC it could not fill fulfill. Was it billions of dollars etc..? Or was it that folks from Illinois didn’t feel they could afford the Games. They are smarter than ACORN. WASP

    • It might just be me, but I cannot understand your comment or the point that you are trying to make. It reads a lot like a Sarah Palin transcript. Perhaps you should translate it into English and then re-post it.

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