WUI (Writing under the influence)

Somebody once said we are all Americans, sometimes born in the wrong places.
On a warm autumn day in 1986, while enjoying beer with my college buddies,
I decided to join my new homeland.

I've come to appreciate the ideals that helped create this great country.
Liberalism, political-correctness, multiculturalism and moral equivalence
are destroying it.

This old house Grovenet Wal*Mart Visiting Poland American wine better than French.

Saturday, February 26, 2011


Some baby back ribs for Obama tonight

So today I got tired of Michelle telling me what I should or shouldn't eat. But then I couldn't remember what I should or shouldn't eat. So I read some news reports and found out that Michelle on her vacation ate some ribs. Well, I thought, if Michelle eats ribs with her daughters it must be good for us. So I went to the store and bought some ribs and cooked them and gave them to my children. I had some beer; I couldn't remember what Michelle had said about beer. Maybe I sinned........

Friday, February 18, 2011


Mad as hell

Yes, I am. This whole Wisconsin situation has really got to me. I lived there for a few -- luckily short -- years between 1995 and 2000. My two sons were born in Madison, I finished my graduate studies at UW, I had a very good and interesting job. I even bought a house thinking that somehow I may overcome my aversion to stupidity liberalism and stay.

And this is the part that really pisses me off. Our taxes in Wisconsin -- especially the property taxes in Madison for a modest 1,300 sq ft house that were around $5,000 a year by the time we left in 2000 -- were very high. I had a lot of student loans -- not complaining; just stating facts -- the mortgage, a car payment but the Democrat government didn't care. Pay us up first because we have to give that money to government employees who will than pay their dues to their unions and the unions will then donate to our reelection campaigns. Only mafia could have come up with a better racket.

Now, I pay slightly over $3,000 (and I still think it's too much) for a 2,000 sq ft house here in Oregon. And WI had both income and sales tax. In fact, the taxes in WI are higher than taxes in OR. Of course our politicians here think that's a good reason to raise taxes in Oregon; because we are below the average the argument goes. Well, you know what can happen if every state thinks the same way. It's call a bubble and it has to burst and as far as I'm concerned it has. There is no more money.

So when I hear all those so called public servants intimidating their duly elected representatives and threatening the people they are supposed to serve with school shutdowns I think I must be leaving in some alternative (must be another word for progressive) reality.

The house is broke. There is no more money. You can't tax the rich indefinitely because at some point -- and we are well past that point -- overtaxed economy can't produce enough money to pay for the unproductive sector. Teachers, even cops -- sorry guys -- are not productive. Yes, they provide a valuable service (well, some teachers may be actually inflicting a lot of damage on their underlings) but they do not produce wealth. And only new wealth that can be taxed can pay for their salaries but especially for all those unbelievable benefits like health care without premiums, copays, or other out-of-packet expenses, early retirements and guaranteed pensions.

So when even the president is telling us we all have to sacrifice a little in these hard times that should mean ALL OF US including public employee unions. It's high time to own to the fact that your ride is over.

Needless to say, just before the noon deadline for submitting a letter to the editor to our local paper, I wrote this (it will be edited because of a few typos so the final version that will be published next Wednesday may be different):

Members of the public employee unions. Some of you are doing a great job protecting our lives and property. Unfortunately, there are many of you who only look for your own interest to the detriment of people for whom supposedly you work. Look carefully at what's happening in Wisconsin and New Jersey. You are next. Sooner or later, to avoid going broke, this state will elect courageous Republicans like Governor Walker and Governor Christie who are not intimidated by your thuggish tactics. And with the support of Republican majorities in Oregon House and Senate we will enact a right-to-work law and break the public employee unions forever.

You've been paid off by Democrats in this state for too long with the money our children will have to pay back eventually. This racket has to end. What you call collective-bargaining is simply conspiring against the very people who pay your salaries and benefits; the same people who can only dream about your security in your cushy jobs; about the same retirement packages that corrupt Democrats have promised you over the years. And if you resort to the same tactics as those exhibited by the union thugs in Wisconsin last week, we will be there to defend our democratically elected representatives. You can't win because justice is on the side of the people.

Thursday, February 17, 2011


2nd amendment remedies

Maybe she knew what she was talking about. If the union thugs in Wisconsin continue threatening Republicans with physical violence maybe some 2nd amendment remedies will be necessary. After all, that was 2nd amendment remedies were interned for: self defense from tyrants.

You should be ashamed of yourselves teacher unions. I know not all your members are guilty but then I wonder how far do you have to go before the members start saying "Not in my name!"

Wednesday, February 16, 2011


Why are we broke?

NPR and other lefties "are grateful to the Obama administration" for the money that is stolen from my children so the rich, clueless progressives in Portland can listen to the Stalinist propaganda and some classical music.

And today, some lefty moron running my local government has the gall to say how important everything government does is.

Of course, I left a comment...

I don't dislike NPR and other government media because of what they say but because they take my money to say it. They hate Fox News because it can easily compete with them without tax subsidies.

Wednesday, February 02, 2011


No country is perfect but....

...this is pure schizophrenia.

Poland just announced that, on one hand, it will build a nuclear power plant in 2020 while there are no such plans in the US.

Poland hopes to start production of electrical energy in a nuclear power station in 2020, PM Donald Tusk said during a press briefing after the Cabinet sitting yesterday.

Building permit should be obtained and construction works should start in 2016.

All the necessary legal acts in this respect will be passed by June 30.
The nuclear power project will be pursued regardless of whether PGE is allowed to take over its state-owned peer Energa or not, but the latter scenario will be more difficult and more expensive, Tusk said.

"Nobody has any doubt that it would be cheaper, easier and more advantageous for the project if PGE carried it out as the owner of Energa," Tusk said. "But if after using all of the legal possibilities it turns out that PGE cannot buy Energa, we will pursue this project anyway, only it will be a bit more complicated in terms of finding investors or credit."

Listed power group PGE is estimated to spend a total of 35-55 billion zlotys for the construction of a nuclear power station with the capacity of around 300 MW, the government's press office wrote in a statement.
Until the final decision on the investment is made, which should happen at the end of 2013, PGE is expected to spend some 1 billion zlotys, the statement also read.

The sale of Energa to PGE has been blocked by the anti-monopoly office UOKiK but PGE appealed against this decision.

On the other hand, Poland now has a law that requires a certain number of female politicians.

President Bronislaw Komorowski, yesterday, signed into law the bill requiring that at least 35% of candidates on party ballot lists in local, regional and parliamentary elections are women.

The law on gender parity was initially drafted by the Women’s Congress, which argues that women should have an equal representation in politics.

So what happens if there are no takers? It's like the title IX in the US: you start by eliminating the men....

How about this? As of today, it is required that 35% of all men in Poland have children. And by "have" I mean birth them. Not possible? Why? Aren't men and women the same?


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