Sunday, April 30, 2006


Today's the day of the Grand Boicot, huh?

Some thoughts:

I wish that everyone who stays away from work in support is in the line at the labor department tomorrow. They ought to just fire everyone who tries to stay home to support illegal immigrants.

If all the "legals" who stay off work today are fired and replaced by illegals, I'd laugh my ass off.

Any employer who is adversely affected by illegals not showing up deserves to be hurt by illegals not showing up.


There's a lady I've seen in Phenix City that does yards. She had two small children and takes them to work with her sometimes. She seems to walk everywhere she goes, taking along to two youngsters in a little wagon, that also holds her yardwork tools.

She's in her 20s, or so she appears. She's a light-skinned Black woman. She looks like just about anyone else you'd see around here in 2006, or in 1906.

Is she an illegal? You probably wouldn't ask that question of her any more than you'd ask it of me.

Profiling? Perhaps.

But she's doing the work that others don't like to do ... or have time to do.

On the downside, her work is obviously affected by the weather. On the upside, she's her own boss.

The kids don't look malnourished or mistreated. They are always playing and happy, or so it seems.

She's a mom, taking care of her children, working the job she needs to work to make ends meet.

She's an American.

So, if you're in the Columbus-Phenix City area, and you get hit by the Grand Boicot and it affects your yard-work, why not look for this lady?

Catfish Lose Late

From the Columbus Catfish:

Tourists Comeback Tops Catfish, 7-3
Asheville scores all seven runs in last two innings

Columbus, GA ... After being shut out for seven innings the Asheville (12-10) offense busted the game open with seven runs in the final two innings to defeat Columbus (11-12) 7-3 at Golden Park Sunday. SS Chris Nelson of Decatur, GA delivered the biggest blow with a grand slam in the top of the ninth inning.

LHP Alberto Bastardo shut out the Tourists for the first six innings. He allowed just two hits and three walks and struck out six. The outing lowers his ERA to 1.65, but it was not enough for a win.

RHP Matt Gomez de Segura followed Bastardo with one perfect inning. RHP Jordan Pratt entered to begin the eighth inning and struck out the first two batters he faced. CF Dexter Fowler began the rally with a single, followed by a single from 2B Eric Young Jr. On a double steal Fowler and Young moved up to third base and second base respectively before Nelson walked to load the bases. DH Kyle Blumenthal singled to score Fowler and Young which gave Asheville a 2-1 lead.

Columbus regained the lead in the bottom of the eighth. SS Ivan DeJesus singled to lead off the inning. CF Adam Godwin laid down a sacrifice bunt to move DeJesus to second. DeJesus promptly scored on a single by LF Lucas May. May then scored on a double to right-center field by RF Sergio Pedroza.

Pratt continued to struggle in the ninth, loading the bases before he was removed for RHP Francisco Felix. Felix walked Fowler to score the tying run. After Young popped out to third base Nelson waited on a Felix pitch and slammed it out to left field for the 7-3 lead.

Pratt (1-1) took the loss, giving up his first earned runs of the season, five over 1 1/3 innings. RHP Ethan Katz (2-0) got the win and RHP James Burok earned his third save.

The fourth and final game of the series will take place Monday at 7:00pm at Golden Park. RHP James McDonald (1-1, 2.70) will make his first start of the season. RHP Zach Simons (1-1, 1.59) will throw for Asheville.

With the loss, the Catfish remain in sixth place, seven games behind division-leading Rome.

Picnic 2006-04-30

Today's picnic basket of items from my blogroll.
  • Macker (Macker's World) looks at United 93.
  • Beth (MY Vast Right Wing Conspiracy) tries to help with the Andrea Clark situation, but is banned by DU.
  • Miserable Donuts finds A Tree Grows In Brooklyn Kenosha.
  • Gina (ginasrantings) finds another reason to build a fence on the south border.
  • HundredPercenter says invest in oil in moderation ... but not too moderate.
  • Tommy (Striving for Average) was left off the list. Again.
  • Feisty Republican Whore finds a spanking can be rewarding
  • Lyn (Bloggin' Outloud) did win
  • A Short Course In Chaos shows how to keep your pussy clean
  • Al Capone finds the government is finally listening
  • The Jawa Report wants your thoughts on United 93 ... in caption form
  • Kender isn't surprised by the Dems support of the gran boicot
  • Interested-Participant finds Glenn Quagmire's dreams come true. Oh! Giggidy-giggidy-giggidy.

Saturday, April 29, 2006

Republican Jen

Today, we continue our series of interviews with another favorite, Republican Jen...

The interview panel is ready...

Now, the first question...

Catfish Back On Winning Track

Go Catfish!The Columbus Catfish returned to their winning ways tonight, downing the Asheville Tourists 6-2. The win snaps a five-game losing streak and puts the Catfish seven games behind division-leading Rome, who split two with Augusta tonight.

The Catfish attack was led by Eduardo Perez, who was 3-for-4, with 3 doubles, 2 RBIs, and a run scored. Last week's SAL player of the week, Sergio Pedroza was 1-for-2 with 3 RBIs and 2 runs scored. Lucas May was 2-for-4 with 2 runs scored.

Mario Alvarez picked up his first win of the year, allowing just three hits in 6 innings. Cory Wade picked up his second save with three perfect innings pitched.

Once again, good pitching kept the opposition off-balance, allowing the Catfish to take the win. Last night, the Catfish set a Columbus record with 23 strike-outs, breaking the old record of 19, set by the Columbus Indians in 1991.

Tomorrow afternoon, the Catfish and the Tourists battle in the third game of the four-game series.

Picnic 2006-04-29

Today's picnic basket of items from my blogroll.

Friday, April 28, 2006

Allan (Politechnical)

This weekend, our interviews feature two favorites, beginning today with Allan of Politechnical Institute...

Everyone seems ready with their questions...

And now we begin...

Catfish Fall Below .500

Go Catfish!The Columbus Catfish dropped their fifth game in a row tonight, falling 6-5 to the Asheville Tourists in 13 innings.

Asheville jumped to an early 2-0 lead, but the Catfish battled back with a run in the bottom of the first and another run in the fourth to tie the game. All appeared lost when Asheville pushed across three in the ninth to take a 5-3 lead, but a Lucas May home run, an Andrew Locke single, an Eduardo Perez double, a walk, and a wild pitch allowed the Catfish to tie the game and send it to extra innings.

As a crowd of 1,735 thinned, the game went into the 13th before Asheville managed to string together a couple of singles to take the lead, then shut down the Catfish in the bottom of the inning, stranding two runners.

Tonight was Boy Scout night, although mostly Cub Scouts were in attendance. They planned to camp out on the field overnight. Usually, that's done on the last game of a homestand, but this year, they're doing it on the first game of the homestand.

The Scouts should have fun. Some of the adults watching the Scouts seemed to be enjoying themselves. You'd have thought it was dollar-beer night.

The loss drops the Catfish to 10-11 for the season and in sixth place, after being in second place for two weeks.

They take on the Tourists tomorrow night at 7:00, in game two of the short, 4-game homestand.

If the Cub Scouts leave the field in good condition. And if the drunk women with them sleep it off instead of partying all night.

Picnic 2006-04-28

Today's picnic basket of items from my blogroll.

  • Macker (Macker's World) says Star Trek needs a rest

  • Beth (MY Vast Right Wing Conspiracy) is fed up with the left's way of raising children

  • SobekPundit gives a look into his White House staff.

  • Alabama Improper is making sacrafices

  • John Lillpop (Citizen Conservative) says to turn the May Day protests around

  • Jo's Cafe is happy with the Tony Snow pick

  • Phin is changing jobs ... and habits

  • Harvey forgot about the Burger King dude in the back yard

Thursday, April 27, 2006

Evil Glenn's Podcast

A Filthy Lie

The Evil Glenn and Mad Doctor Helen Show: The Osama Bin Laden Interview

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Hi and welcome to the latest Glenn and Helen podcast. Today our guest is Osama Bin Laden. We've been looking forward to talking with Osama for some time now.

That's right! And we're looking forward to finding out his latest plan for death and destruction!

We have Osama Bin Laden on the phone now. Osama, thank you for joining us today.

Is this the end I speak into?

Yes, that's just fine. I'd like to ask you about your most famous act of terror: the attacks of September 11.

I had nothing to do with that. You have no proof.

Well, I must remind you that you did brag about those attacks.

Oh. Well. Hey, you tell so many lies, you forget what you said last. I was talking about that with Michael Moore just the other day ...

You know Michael Moore?

Uh, yes I do.

He's not been in the news much lately. It's like he's no longer in vouge.

Oh, wait. Did I say 'Michael Moore?' I mean Cindy Sheehan.

Cindy Sheehan?

Yes. No. Um. Yes.

Okay then. You made a big impression on lots of people with your September 11 attacks on America, and with other Al Qaeda attacks in other countries since then.

Thank you. It's not easy to come up with plans like that. Lots of work. Lots of planning. What's a terrorist to do?

Let me ask you: What's the most difficult thing about trying to plan more attacks?

Well, it's this living in a cave...

You live in a cave?

Um. Yes...

Like a homeless person?

Well, yes, I guess so.


So, it's hard planning attacks from a cave?

Well, yes. But the fact that we're trying to kill American dogs keeps me going.

American dogs? You kill American dogs?

Yes, that's my purpose.

Old dogs? Young dogs?

Um. Sure...

Young dogs. Puppies. Heh.


So, you're saying that planning to kill Americans while hiding in a cave is difficult to do?


In 2001, you were considered the number one enemy of the United States. But today, many others are actually considered bigger threats to America.

Who is bigger threat? I demand to know!

Well, there's Abu Musab al-Zarqawi...

*spit* He's a wanna-be. Kills Americans one at a time with a knife. Amateur. I killed thousands in one day.

Actually, you sent 19 others to do that.

Twenty. Oh, wait. I said Moussaoui wasn't one of mine, didn't I? So, 19. Or 20.

So, you send others to their deaths while you hid in a cave?

Yes. No. Wait....

You got electricity in that cave?


Yeah. For like plugging in a blender or something.

A blender?


. . .

. . .

Osama, let me ask you about others that are considered more of a threat to the U.S.

No one is a bigger threat than am I!

Well, Al Gore says that global warming is a bigger threat than terrorism.

Al Gore? He's an idiot.

And many Europeans think that George Bush is actually a terrorist and that you're a hero.

Europeans? We kicked their asses in the Crusades. They're nothing.

Do you dance?


Do you dance?


Yeah. You know. Like the Robot.

The Robot?

Just wondering.

I guess I can tell you. Yes, I dance the Robot.

And Iran's Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is considered one of the biggest threats to world peace.

The only thing he ever did was help capture Americans in November 1979. He's been living on that reputation ever since. George Bush is going to kick his ass. Hell, I can hardly wait for him to take up residence in a cave next door.

So, Bush's war on terror is working?

Yes. Um. Wait. No. Um. No. His efforts are futile and ineffective.

So, why does Ahmadinejad need to be careful?

Are you kidding? He wouldn't last a week in a cave. He's a wuss.

So, let me sum up. You're homeless. You kill little American dogs. And dance the Robot.

Um. Yeah. Sure.

I'm going to go visit you in person. We're going to have lots of fun. Indeed.

Well, this interview has been lots of fun. We really appreciate it, Osama.


That's it for today. Check out more at or Until our next podcast, have fun on the InterWeb!

Talk to you next time!

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