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  • What I Learned This Week
  • Who Has a Place in Heaven
  • “Soul Brothers”

… and more below. Consider some of our HOT TOPICS

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OBAMA: CONSERVATIVE & LIBERAL VIOLENCE, the sacrifice of Civility in politics. >>>

McCAIN: ISLAM. “…FALSE RELIGION DESTROYED”, how Religious Leaders have Failed & Threaten America’s greatness . >>>

HANNITY: OBAMA, WRIGHT GAY RELATIONSHIP, to learn how about the Proxy War against Sen. Obama . >>>

U.S. DECLARATION OF ENERGY INDEPENDENCE, for insight into How we can survive our Energy Crisis. >>>

OBAMA’S DILEMMA, for insight into why Hope requires a well planned strategy. >>>

OPERATION CHAOS II, How to make the best of Operation Chaos. >>>

REPUDIATION 2.0, The New Standard for Americans Repudiation 2.0. >>>

LIMBAUGH’S WISH FOR RIOTS, The Conservative Playbook Operation Chaos. >>>


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In The Media

O\'Reilly Meltdown McCain Talks w/Hamas

…..O’Reilly Meltdown ………….Matthews vs James ……..McCain Talks w/ Hamas

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53 Responses to “This Week – May 18th”

  1. UpToHere Says:

    What I Learned This Week:

    1. Indian Food is officially “Off the Menu.”

    2. David Hasslehoff is still alive.

    3. I’m not Smarter Than A Fifth Grader.

    4. Dave Chappell is still funny.

    5. Eddie Murphy was once funny.

  2. jrobinsonmd Says:

    Nice Blog… First time…

    WHAT I LEARNED THIS WEEK

    1. I shouldn’t be allowed too much “Me Time”

    2. All You Can Eat restaurants should have Simon
    Cowell standing at the end of line with his arms
    crossed, sighing.

    3. All You Can Eat restaurants should be illegal

    4. “We Need To Talk” is never good.

    5. A $300 Dinner & Jewelry is the cure for “We Need
    To Talk.”

  3. monip6886 Says:

    WHAT I LEARNED THIS WEEK:

    1. There’s a blog where I can log what I learned this week.

    2. I hate most everyone who is stupid.

    3. I have weak ankles as evidenced by a vicious sprain.

    4. IMHO, Big Daddy’s burgers are better than 5 Guys.

    5. Finger printing dust is almost impossible to clean (I actually learned that a month ago, but felt I needed to share).

  4. latimeswtr Says:

    WHAT I LEARNED THIS WEEK:

    1. I’ll complain about Starbucks amongst friends but will be there the following morning.

    2. Rev Wright & Pat Robertson need hugs

    3. Rev Wright & Pat Robertson need a Reality TV Show

    4. Rev Wright & Pat Robertson’s show should be titled “Soul Brothers”

    5. I would watch “Soul Brothers”

  5. atlconsulting1 Says:

    WHAT I LEARNED THIS WEEK

    1. It helps to be able to figure out what I learned this week.

    2. That monip6886’s “Finger Printing Dust” issue is real. (above post)

    3. “School House Rock” can be downloaded on my iPod.

    4. Anyone who has a Dating Profile with the word “Sexy” in the title is probably not my type.

    5. I can’t stop replying to Dating Profiles with the word “Sexy” in the title

  6. eachonteachone Says:

    WHAT I LEARNED THIS WEEK

    1. There’s a good reason why they’re called “Ex’s”

    2. Last of the 12 Steps is removing her number from Speed Dial.

    3. I’m stuck on Step 11.

    4. Harold & Kumar Go To White Castle is still funny… Hi “Weedie”

    5. There’s never a good reason to wear white socks and dress pants

  7. punditspeak Says:

    WHAT I LEARNED THIS WEEK

    1. There are absolutely NO Roy Rogers around here.

    2. Monip68886’s Finger Printing Dust issue is real (above post).

    3. The novelty of everything wears eventually.

    4. I would watch “Soul Brothers”… thanks latimeswtr (above post)

    5. Men “Just Don’t Care”

  8. medtechca Says:

    WHAT I LEARNED THIS WEEK

    1. There is a Five Second Rule when responding to the question “Are you retarded?”

    2. I violated the Five Second Rule last night.

    3. I never know when social rules are created.

    4. I would watch “Soul Brothers” too… latimeswtr (above post)

    5. There’s really only one way to skin a cat. Who’s the sick bastard that would even need a second or third way? What was this guy thinkin’ when he finished the first way?…. “You know…. there’s got to be a better way of doing this?”

  9. monip6886 Says:

    More stuff I learned this week:

    1. I love the word “retarded”. ‘Member in Sixteen Candles when Grandpa is on the phone with the police filing a missing person’s report on Long Duck Dong? “He was wearing tan pants, a red arguile sweater and tennis shoes. What? No he’s not retarded.” Why is ‘retarded’ socially unacceptable?

    2. Ryan Seacrest is DEFINITLEY retarded.

    3. I have an unhealthy obsession on the topic of whether homeless people file taxes.

    4. I have an unhealthy obsession with Fish Eye Pinot Grigio.

    5. I wonder if both the homeless and I are retarded.

  10. rjohnson68 Says:

    WHAT I LEARNED THIS WEEK

    1. Homeless people file taxes. They just never receive the refund check.

    2. “Soul Brothers” would be a hit.

    3. Ryan Seacrest is Retarded… He sold his car for gas money.

    4. “Look. A Dog”…

    5. “Look. Another Dog”

  11. morriewithtuesdays1 Says:

    WHAT I LEARNED THIS WEEK

    1. I still like the Trunk Monkey Videos:

    http://www.trunkmonkeyad.com/1qt.htm

    http://www.trunkmonkeyad.com/2qt.htm

    http://www.trunkmonkeyad.com/3qt.htm

    http://www.trunkmonkeyad.com/4qt.htm

    http://www.trunkmonkeyad.com/5qt.htm

    http://www.trunkmonkeyad.com/6qt.htm

    http://www.trunkmonkeyad.com/7qt.htm

    http://www.trunkmonkeyad.com/8qt.htm

    http://www.trunkmonkeyad.com/9qt.htm

    http://www.trunkmonkeyad.com/10qt.htm

    2. I now have an unhealthy obsession with the soon to be aired program “Soul Brothers”

    3. I now have an unhealthy obsession with the soon to be aired program “Soul Brothers”

    4. I now have an unhealthy obsession with the soon to be aired program “Soul Brothers”

    5. I now have an unhealthy obsession with the soon to be aired program “Soul Brothers”

  12. punditspeak Says:

    WHAT I LEARNED THIS WEEK

    1. Adding Louis CK (video) to a website is always good.

    2. Far too many folk have an unhealthy obsession with the Homeless filing taxes.

    3. That I want a Trunk Monkey for my birthday.

    4. That the term “Trunk Monkey” will always sound “Naughty”.

    5. That I still want a Trunk Monkey for my birthday

  13. latimeswtr Says:

    WHAT I LEARNED THIS WEEK

    1. Politics: Christian Nationalism is the religion of the Right, justifying the hierachy of life of Americans versus non Americans and subsequent actions taken against percieved enemies.

    2. Economics: Energy Independence has yet to be properly defined.

    3. Religion: I want a Pope-mobile

    4. Entertainment: I would watch “Soul Brothers”

    5. Misc: I want a Trunk Monkey too

  14. medtechca Says:

    WHAT I LEARNED THIS WEEK

    1. “Yes” and “No” are Passe.

    2. I would watch “Soul Brothers”.

    3. I don’t like people who say “Left Coast” or “Right Coast”.

    4. “Funny” trumps “Poor Taste” every time.

    5. I like “Funny” & “Poor Taste”

  15. cameronstation01 Says:

    WHAT I LEARNED THIS WEEK

    1. There’s actually a website called Stuff White People Like.

    2. There’s actually a website called Stuff Black People Like.

    3. I like both sites.

    4. No matter where you travel in this country Mean People SUCK.

    5. I still don’t like Mean People.

  16. ihoplover Says:

    WHAT I LEARNED THIS WEEK

    1. Jumping in a taxi and yelling “Follow that car!” doesn’t work anymore.

    2. I would watch “Soul Brothers”.

    3. I would love it if someone sold Doritos w/ M&Ms inside the bag.

    4. After watching the Democratic Debate… NOTHING!

    5. I would watch “Soul Brothers” while eating M&M Doritos

  17. uptohere Says:

    WHAT I LEARNED THIS WEEK

    1. Christianity & Nationalism are a dangerous combination

    2. I would watch “Soul Brothers”

    3. Three-hour drive, 5,000 Screaming Kids, $1,000 Tickets… Great First Concert (Priceless)

    4. Somebody in Washington is an Idiot… I won’t say any names.

    5. I know who the Idiot is.

  18. latimeswtr Says:

    WHAT I LEARNED THIS WEEK

    1. Traditional Debate is Gone. Instead we are left with protracted commercials. It would certainly be nice to hear someone fully articulate a position, instead the Hate from Radio and Gotcha from television.

    2. CSPAN, CSPAN, CSPAN… The only source of civil dialogue.

    3. I would watch “Soul Brothers”.

    4. Far too many Conservatives use God as a weapon against their enemies, to justify Hate & Murder.

    5. Far too many Liberals take an a’la carte view of Faith

  19. jrobinsonmd Says:

    WHAT I LEARNED THIS WEEK

    1. After reading the many Political blogs out there, it has again been affirmed that Clever Insult, Hate Filled Rhetoric, and sheer Stupidity are the preferred course for many on the Right.

    2. I finally figured out what “Soul Brothers” was.

    3. I would watch “Soul Brothers”

    4. Michelle Malkin just Hates

    5. I still can’t figure out why that boys mama would name him “Chikezie”

  20. uptohere Says:

    WHAT I LEARNED THIS WEEK

    1. The Main Stream Media (ABC: G. Steph) & popular publications like the Washington Post (David Ignatius: Obama and the Chicago Insider) have decided to rely upon innuendo, rumors and poor logic to deliver what is perceived to be news

    2. I would watch “Soul Brothers”.

    3. After reading Michelle Malkins piece, No, I’m not Bill Maher, I am convinced that there is little that the Right won’t malign in pursuit of power…. now it’s the Pope.

    4. This Side of Paradise, F.S. Fitzgerald, is GREAT

    5. The best Coffee Shops are small, private & cozy

  21. latimeswtr Says:

    WHAT I LEARNED THIS WEEK

    1. Malkin, Limbaugh, Hannity, Savage et’ al are welcomed into the lives of many, but would not spew their Hate in Church, yet….. are welcomed into the lives of many.

    2. There’s a Starbucks about 5 min West of my home.

    3. Bob Evans stops selling Grits after 11am on Weekdays

    4. IHOP is such a HOLE

    5. I would watch “Soul Brothers”

  22. uptohere Says:

    WHAT I LEARNED THIS WEEK

    1. Mall Carnivals Suck (Yes. Yes I would love to entrust the safety of my child with the knowledge that this drunken stranger has somehow tightened the last bolt)

    2. DVD Deleted Scenes are Cool

    3. Sting & Bono are two different people

    4. Vernon Rudolph has a place in Heaven (Krispie Kreme founder)… Somewhere Downtown in Heaven.

    5. Howard Schultz has a place in Heaven (Starbucks Founder)… Somewhere Downtown in Heaven.

  23. ihoplover Says:

    WHAT I LEARNED THIS WEEK

    1. Al Lapin has a place in Heaven (IHOP Founder)… Somewhere Downtown.

    2. Mrs. IHOPLOVER has a place in Heaven (My Mom)… Somewhere Downtown

    3. Sam Walton has a place in Heaven (Wal-Mart Founder)… Somewhere in the Suburbs… Not Downtown

    4. I like this blog… No Hate… Just Fun

    5. That I may begin writing the Pilot for “Soul Brothers”

  24. trunkmonkeyfan Says:

    WHAT I LEARNED THIS WEEK

    1. Oy My Gawd!… Someone shares my affinity for the Trunk Monkey.

    2. Pat Robertson has a place in Heaven… His Neighbors: Malcolm X, Red Foxx and Robin Harris… Sorry guys, Rev. Wright is on the Hot List.

    3. Every Italian Pizzaria Owner in NYC (Mafia sins forgiven)… Somewhere on the outside of Downtown.

    4. Charles Shultz has a place in Heaven (Good Grief) … Somewhere in the Suburbs.

    5. I’ve already written the Pilot for “Soul Brothers”

  25. latimeswtr Says:

    WHAT I LEARNED THIS WEEK

    1. Toru Iwatani has a place in Heaven (Pac Man Creator)… Suburbs

    2. Aesop has a place in Heaven… Downtown

    3. John Schnatte has a place in Heaven (Papa Johns Founder)… Suburbs

    4. Jeri Curl Creator… DOES NOT have a place in Heaven

    5. Forrest Gump has a place in Heaven… Suburbs by choice

  26. uptohere Says:

    WHAT I LEARNED THIS WEEK

    1. Opinion = Fact, to the Conservative Mind.

    2. I had a dream last night about “Soul Brothers”

    3. There isn’t a White Castle anywhere around here.

    4. Far too many are “Just Not Ready.”

    5. Bill Maher was right

  27. latimeswtr Says:

    WHAT I LEARNED THIS WEEK / MORNING

    1. Traffic still Sucks

    2. Henry Ford will have a place in Heaven, however, it may only be reached after paying $4.00 per gallon in gas.

    3. F Scott Fitzgerald will have a place in Heaven, Suburbs.

    4. Tom Hanks will have a place in Heaven, but it will be on an uncharted Island.

    5. Tom Hanks’ island in Heaven will be inhabited by the cast of Gilligan’s Island

  28. jrobinsonmd Says:

    WHAT I LEARNED THIS WEEK

    1. Sting will have a place in Heaven, Suburbs, Neighbors (Andy & Stuart Copeland)

    2. Adam Sandler will have a place in Heaven, Someone has to deliver the Water.

    3. Sean Connery & Billy Dee Williams will have a place in Heaven, Someone has to keep the Women In Check

    4. Oprah will have a place in Heaven, Someone has to Own Everything.

    5. Rev Wright will have a…… NEVERMIND

  29. eachonteachone Says:

    WHAT I LEARNED THIS WEEK

    1. Rev Wright WILL have a place in….. HMM. NEVERMIND

    2. Molly Ringwald will have a place in Heaven, because she stopped doing television.

    3. Mr. Roper will have a place in Heaven, because he was married to Mrs. Roper.

    4. Sen Dick Army will have a place in Heaven… To make up for his Name… And NO Madonna… This is not Army that you can join.

    5. Rev Jackson will have a place in…. HMM NEVERMIND

  30. punditspeak Says:

    WHAT I LEARNED THIS WEEK

    1. Michelle Malkin will have a place in Heaven, East of Downtown, Little Mexico

    2. Rev Wright will have a place in Heaven, Suburbs, Neighbors (Oral Roberts & Dick Army)…. Wow. If Oral Roberts daughter married Dick Army’s son, and they had offspring, the kid’s name would be Oral Army….. AND NO MADONNA YOU CANNOT JOIN THIS ARMY EITHER.

    3. Bill O’Reilly will have a place in Heaven, Downtown DuPont Circle. Neighbors, Little Richard & my Girl Friend’s Stylist.

    4. The person who invented the Condom…. Of Course, Downtown

    5. … What I Learned This Week… Madonna is still walking.

  31. eachonteachone Says:

    WHAT I LEARNED THIS WEEK – CONT.

    6. The Guy who sings the School House Rock songs.

  32. punditspeak Says:

    WHAT I LEARNED THIS WEEK

    1. We get to decide who gets into Heaven… Yeaaaah

    2. I don’t know what power to wish for next.

    3. I just figured out what power to wish for….. Hold On!

    4. My powers can’t make Partially Clothed Women suddenly appear… Dang … Ok Naked Women

    5. I don’t have any powers.

  33. latimeswtr Says:

    WHAT I LEARNED THIS WEEK

    1. I have Punditspeak’s Powers.

    2. I know what to wish for next.

    3. My powers are limited too.

    4. Billy Dee Williams has a place in Heaven?????

    5. Billy Dee Williams has a place in Heaven???

  34. uptohere Says:

    WHAT I LEARNED THIS WEEK

    1. People in LA still wear leather pants. Why?

    2. People who wear leather pants WILL NOT have a place in Heaven.

    3. I’m going to use my powers to create “Soul Brothers”

    4. Billy Dee Williams has a place in Heaven???

    5. I want the address to Billy Dee Williams’ place in Heaven. I’m sure he’ll have a party.

  35. jrobinsonmd Says:

    WHAT I LEARNED THIS WEEK

    1. Billy Dee Williams address is 45 Colt Lane

    2. Billy Dee Williams has a place in Heaven.

    3. Super Tuesday will give us more tripe from the Left & Right

    4. When you say “Obama”, three times in row, really really fast…. It makes you smile.

    5. Al Sharpton WILL NOT have a place in Heaven… Men with Perms are NOT ALLOWED… Sorry Morris Day

  36. latimeswtr Says:

    WHAT I LEARNED THIS WEEK

    1. I can’t wait for Super Tuesday to be over… Again

    2. The level of hate filled rhetoric from the Right is just starting… See Hot Links

    3. Wikipedia is the best

    4. I can find my Local Paper on this site.

    5. The day really doesn’t start until after coffee

  37. uptohere Says:

    WHAT I LEARNED THIS WEEK

    1. You guys should add a few more Right & Left Wing blog sites….. I appreciate the links here now though.

    2. Can you guys also link their blogs so we have one site with it all (Popular Blogs, Local News and of course Stuff White & Black People Like)

    3. I like Stuff White People Like

    4. I Like Stuff Black People Like

    5. I like Stuff…

    5. This site is nice

  38. punditspeak Says:

    WHAT I LEARNED THIS WEEK

    1. I haven’t seen anything in my local paper about “Soul Brothers”

    2. Our list of Presidential Candidates “Zuck”

    3. “Obama! Obama! Obama!” Hey it’s true. If you say it three times, really fast, it makes you smile.

    4. Rudy Guili-WHO? Rudy Huckstable had a better chance.

    5. The distance between Right & Right is huge.

  39. jrobinsonmd Says:

    WHAT I LEARNED THIS WEEK

    1. If I hear “Hope” one more time I thing I’ll scream.

    2. I Hope IT stops.

    3. I Hope “Soul Brothers” is on tonight

    4. I Hope that the election coverage doesn’t preempt “Soul Brothers”

    5. I Hope….. Hey….. Wait a minute

  40. latimeswtr Says:

    What I Learned This Week

    1. Rodney King & Sen Obama are Soul Mates

    2. Tina Turner & Sen Obama are Soul Mates

    3. The Jackson Kids & Sen Obama are Soul Mates

    4. Kunta Kente & Sen Obama are Soul Mates

    5. Whitney House & Sen Obama are Soul Mates

  41. jrobinsonmd Says:

    What I Learned This Week

    1. Penny (Good Times) & Sen Obama are Soul Mates

    2. Everybody that R. Kelly has dated & Sen Obama are Soul Mates

    3. Lionel Richie & Sen Obama are Soul Mates

    4. That “Working Girl” that I saw last weekend & Sen Obama are Soul Mates

    5. Ms. Houston… & Sen Obama are Soul Mates

  42. punditspeak Says:

    What I Learned This Week

    1 – 5 Heidi Fleiss & Sen Obama are Soul Mates

  43. uptohere Says:

    WHAT I LEARNED THIS WEEK

    1. Blindly firing fifty plus rounds into a moving vehicle is ONLY acceptable in New York & Iraq

  44. punditspeak Says:

    WHAT I LEARNED THIS WEEK

    1. It’s very important to stress that “Some of the officers were Black”, and once done, everything will be ok

  45. uptohere Says:

    WHAT I LEARNED THIS WEEK

    1. Hannity & Limbaugh will justify the actions of these officers…. Mark my Word

  46. latimeswtr Says:

    WHAT I LEARNED THIS WEEK

    1. Too late (punditspeak). Already started

  47. jrobinsonmd Says:

    WHAT I LEARNED THIS WEEK

    1. (Lighter Note)… Family Guy Chick Cancer is still funny

    2. I’m more and more compelled to start a “Soul Brothers” Fan Club.

    3. If I follow through with number #3 I could be “The Number One Soul Brother”

    4. “Obama. Obama. Obama”… still makes me smile

    5. I’m still smiling.

  48. latimeswtr Says:

    WHAT I LEARNED THIS WEEK

    1. Nobody sings “My Momma & Your Momma Were Hangin’ Out Clothes” before making important decisions anymore.

    2. Nobody sings “Eny Meny Miny Mo” before making important decisions anymore.

    3. “Eny Meny Miny Mo”…” I choose this blog right here.

    4. That it would be nice to play “One Two Three Red Light at Work”.

    5. “One Two Three…..”….. wait… I could get fired for that.

  49. uptohere Says:

    WHAT I LEARNED THIS WEEK

    1. If Hitler played “Eny Meny Miny Mo” we would have sooo much safer.

  50. uptohere Says:

    What I Learned This Week

    1. There will always be someone to Hate

    2. No one will name their child Jeremiah for 1,000 years

    3. No one will name their child Hillary for 1,000 years

    4. Rev Wright should write “Soul Brothers”

    5. Can’t find “Soul Brothers” in the TV Guide

  51. latimeswtr Says:

    WHAT I LEARNED THIS WEEK

    1. Hillary Clinton will be O’Reilly this week

    2. “Deal or No Deal” is still interesting

    3. “House” was really good last night

    4. My DVR didn’t record “Soul Brothers”

    5. Vanna White is still alive.

  52. uptohere Says:

    WHAT I LEARNED THIS WEEK

    There is no Religious Right.

  53. punditspeak Says:

    WHAT I LEARNED THIS WEEK


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