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Bachmann Tries To “Pray The Gay Questions Away”

For any of you loyal Rocketeers who did not happen to see “Meet The Press” yesterday, you are in for a special treat here at the Blast-Off today!

For one of the very few times since he has taken over the program following the untimely death of Tim Russert, David Gregory actually held a guest’s feet to the fire during an interview. Yesterday’s guest was Republican Presidential candidate and Tea Party favorite Michele Bachmann fresh-off her Ames (Iowa) Straw Poll victory. For the first several minutes, Gregory was his usual self in that he asked questions which Bachmann ducked and he did not thoroughly follow-up thereafter.

To be fair, Gregory did push back a little bit when Bachmann claimed that she was, what Republicans like to refer to as a “job creator”. He asked her to explain that assertion. Bachmann then said that she was an attorney at the IRS. Gregory quickly shot back that her position was not one which created jobs and that in fact, her particular job was one which was created by the federal government. Point-Gregory.

Gregory truly hit his stride however, when he questioned Bachmann about her own statements regarding gays. Rather than try to recreate the magic in print, let’s watch the actual interview:

Ouch! That is going to leave a mark, especially with gay and socially moderate voters throughout America. Not only did Michele Bachmann say that gays are “part of Satan”, but she made it clear that she would not appoint gays to any important positions within her administration or to judgeships if she were to be elected President. How do we know this? Because she said that any potential appointees must share her views. Since it is a certainty that no gays will share her view that they are “part of Satan”, it is also a certainty that none will be appointed to those positions.

Will Michele Bachmann dare to appear on “Meet The Press” again any time soon? Don’t count on it.

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

The Flintstones television theme song link: http://www.televisiontunes.com/Flintstones.html

BACHMANN

(sung to the television theme song “The Flinstones”)

Bachmann. Michele Bachman
A Congresswoman that is bat crazy
She and Sarah Palin
Driving voters from the G.O.P.

She can’t form a sentence that’s complete
Now she’s targeted for big defeat

When you’re Michele Bachmann
You’re just living off the state dime
Endorsing hate crimes
Exposed during prime time

Bachmann. Michele Bachman
Hates Blacks, children and those that are gay
She is clearly brain dead
Can’t seem to get out of her own way

She talks right through the rain, snow and sleet
Every single thought is incomplete

When you’re Michele Bachmann
You’re just living off the state dime
Endorsing hate crimes
Exposed during prime time

Exposed during prime time

G.O.P. Is The Party Of “No” (Solutions, Plans, Ideas etc.)

Everyone loves to watch a solid smackdown now and again. That is exactly what Meet The Press‘ usually milquetoast David Gregory gave to Republicans John Cornyn and Pete Sessions last Sunday. He asked both members of the G.O.P. to provide specific measures by which Republicans would address our nations deficit and other recessionary problems. Neither Cornyn nor Sessions could provide any specific actions that the G.O.P. would take. Gregory did not let them get away with their evasion. He kept repeating his question until it was evident that neither idiot could provide a specific answer. The best example of Republican ineptitude was revealed when John Cornym stated that the G.O.P. could not detail its specific actions without help from the Democratic Presidential Debt Commission. In other words, he said that the Republicans could not come up with any solutions of their own without first hearing the recomendations of President Obama’s commission. Priceless!

But, a picture is worth a thousand words, so let’s roll the tape…

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

We Didn’t Start The Fire song link:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eFTLKWw542g

WE DIDN’T START THE LYING

(sung to the Billy Joel song “We Didn’t Start The Fire”)

Ronald Reagan, Larry Craig, Mark Sanford, Tom Delay
Michelle Malkin, Michele Bachmann, “Goin’ with the flow”

Joe McCarthy, Richard Nixon, Howard Baker, lack of vision
Spreading Fear, Acting queer, and ole Sixpack Joe

No icebergs, H-Bomb, “Pay for play”, “Hockey Mom”
Landrieu, Hamid Karzai, and that Michael Savage guy

Ivy tower, Van Flein, Tea-bagger party scene
Party of “No”, Tim Pawlenty, Let’s watch Glenn Beck cry

These are G.O.P. liars
Shy away from learning
Keep our stomachs turning
Burning their cross of fire
We watched them light it
And they can’t deny it

Vitter’s fallin’, Ginny Foxx, Boehner and Inhofe
Mitch McConnell, small umbrella, Talking the talk

Spin Zone, Rent to own, Straight martini, Bank loan
Russian view and Pastor Haggard’s flock

Sex crimes, Grassley, John McCain is “Mavericky”
Lining pockets, health care plan, Giuliani, Limbaugh Land

Barrasso, Fake protest, Tom “The Hammer”, Chambliss
Senate race, Lack of grace, and Melvin Martinez

These are G.O.P. liars
Shy away from learning
Keep our stomachs turning
Burning their cross of fire
We watched them light it
And they can’t deny it

Loaded Glock, SarahPAC, Sam Alito, Johnny Mack
Jindal, Right to die, Tripp’s father is Levi

Pentagon, Border wall, We must deport them all
Bed-wetters, genocide, No assisted suicide

Bush’s folly, Torture, Dick Cheney, Blackwater
Hate groups, Castro, John Ensign and his ‘ho

First Dude, Hannity, Mann Coulter and O’Reilly
Scooter Libby, Karl Rove, Sarah Palin’s “Sixpack Joes”

These are G.O.P. liars
Shy away from learning
Keep our stomachs turning
Burning their cross of fire
We watched them light it
And they can’t deny it

Kay Bailey, Muslims, K Street is full of bums
Villains, Pearlman, Iraqi Invasion

Health reform hysteria, Sarah Palin mania
Shameless G-Men, War in Afghanistan

Ron Paul, Airport sex, They don’t want no litmus test
Kneel and pray, Always “nay”, Can’t get married if you’re gay

These are G.O.P. liars
Shy away from learning
Keep our stomachs turning
Burning their cross of fire
We watched them light it
And they can’t deny it

Birth control, Lives of sin, They like folks that have white skin
Buckshot, Dow stock, Loud mouthed chicken-hawks
Takin’ Bacon, Palestine, Palin is no friend of mine
Now they have nukes in Iran, Couldn’t stop the Taliban

Makin’ fortunes, Soldiers die, Did we mention Glenn Beck cried?
Foreign debts, Homeless vets, Exposed by three jets
We voted them out the door, Now they’re just a mouse that roars
Spider holes and unjust wars, I can’t take them anymore.

These are G.O.P. liars
Shy away from learning
Keep our stomachs turning
Burning their cross of fire
We watched them light it
And they can’t deny it
(repeat chorus to fade)

Hey, Palin – Meet The Press

Palin Stooges

This is just a quick post about yesterday’s edition of Meet The Press. I hope everyone in the nation saw it. The roundtable guests were liberal commentator, Rachel Maddow, Republican strategist, Mike Murphy, New York Times columnist and admitted Republican, David Brooks and Washington Post columnist, E.J. Dionne.

When host David Gregory brought up the topic of the release of Sarah Palin’s new book, every single one of the panelists not only dissed the book, but each one also belittled Sarah Palin and her negative effect on the perception of the Republican Party. Watch the video here, and the Palin discussion begins at the 4 minute and 50 second mark.

Here are some of the gems:

David Brooks:  “If Sarah Palin is the nominee for the Republican Party, I’ll eat my hat. I’ll eat this cup on the air. People just don’t like that kind of politics.”

E.J. Dionne: “Unfortunately for the Democrats, the Republicans are not going to nominate Sarah Palin.”

Mike Murphy: “I’ll buy the book, but first I’m going to wait for it to be spell-checked”, and “It will be a disaster if she is the nominee.”

Looks like “it’s all over now” for Sarah Palin (hint,hint).

Murphy also went on to point out just how non influential Glenn Beck, Rush, Limbaugh, Sean Hannity and other uber-right wing pundits are when it comes to elections. He said, “These guys can’t even deliver a pizza let alone an election.” Priceless.

Isn’t it just great when Republicans feed on their young?

I hope that today’s song parody was topically quick enough for you folks. Please click on the song link below to familiarize yourselves with the tune and to have more fun singing along with the parody.

It’s All Over Now song link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XbpU5vBYnfU&feature=related

IT’S ALL OVER NOW

(sung to the Rolling Stones version of the song “It’s All Over Now”)

Well, Palin was around way too long
She winked those eyes, went to Hong Kong
But her heart’s now broken, that’s no lie
Tables turn and now it’s her turn to cry

Some crackpots used to love her, but it’s all over now
Some crackpots used to love her, but it’s all over now

Well, she thought that she’d be crowned a queen in D.C. Town
She’d spend book deal money to buy herself some fame
She has no clout, that must be a blow to her pride
Tables turn and now it’s Sarah who cries

Some crackpots used to love her, but it’s all over now
Some crackpots used to love her, but it’s all over now

(musical interlude)

Well, on Meet The Press Sunday morning, did you hear what they said?
“Palin’s political future is all but dead”
Brooks, Dionne and Murphy really smacked Palin down
Now the whole world knows that she is just a clown

Some crackpots used to love her, but it’s all over now
Some crackpots used to love her, but it’s all over now
Some crackpots used to love her, but it’s all over now
Some crackpots used to love her, but it’s all over now