Daily Archives: November 27, 2010

Despite Teapublican Delusions Most Americans Favor New Health Care Law

You would not know it if you only listen to Republicans, Tea-Baggers and Fox News, but a majority of Americans want the Congress to keep the new health care law or actually expand it. Crooks and Liars reports that a post mid-term election McClatchy-Marist poll confirms that 51 percent of registered voters want to keep the law or change it to do more, while 44 percent want to change it to do less or repeal it altogether. Consequently, Republican Party leaders have mistakenly interpreted the mid-term election as a mandate to repeal the health care law.


Lynnrockets needs your help. Boston’s largest talk radio station (WRKO AM) has chosen Lynnrockets as a finalist in its “Next Great Political Blogger Contest”. Yours truly has been selected  by the station’s staff (from over 200 entries) to be one of 10 finalists for a position with the station as a “liberal” blogger. There will be two winners (a “liberal” and a “conservative”) chosen by means of internet votes received. This is our chance to get even with the Palinbots for what they did for Bristol Palin on “Dancing With The Stars”. Like Bristol, I lack talent but with all of you voting for me, I may be able to pull-off an upset win. I offer my eternal gratitude if you loyal Rocketeers will visit the WRKO website (Here) and vote for wait…wait…here comes the spoiler…”Kevin McCarthy”. Looks like I’ve now been officially outed. Please vote early and often as the contest ends on Saturday, December 11th at 11:59pm EST. I would truly appreciate your help and if you really want to be of assistance, please encourage your family and friends to vote also, too!

Please click on the song link below to familiarize yourselves with the tune and to have more fun singing along with today’s song parody.

Waterloo song link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=85yMOPKR94M&feature=related


(sung to the Abba song “Waterloo”)

My my, it’s Waterloo; Republicans did surrender
Oh yeah, and Jim DeMint has now been forced to eat his big words today
The history book on the shelf
Is always repeating itself

Waterloo – Jim was defeated, we won the war
Waterloo – Health Care Reform was a giant score
Waterloo – Republicans did not have a clue
Waterloo – All they can do now is try to sue
Whoa, whoa, whoa, whoa
Waterloo – Republicans facing their Waterloo

My my, they tried to hold us back but we were stronger
Oh yeah, and now it seems their only chance is giving up the fight
And Democrats are so enthused
We win every time that they lose

Waterloo – Pelosi pushed them out the door
Waterloo – Minority status ever more
Waterloo – Can’t legislate if they wanted to
Waterloo – Lots of Red states will be turning Blue
Whoa, whoa, whoa, whoa
Waterloo – Republicans facing their Waterloo

The Tea-Baggers are not amused
They’ll have to go back to the booze

Waterloo – Palin’s “death panels” just were not true
Waterloo – Jim DeMint’s feeding on his own shoe
Whoa, whoa, whoa, whoa
Waterloo – Republicans facing their Waterloo
Waterloo – We did something that they couldn’t do