Category: Tennessee Whiskey

“False Controversies” Do Not Exist, Susan Rice!

Shame on Susan Rice, again. First, she lied to the American people about what happened on the 9/11 anniversary when our ambassador to Libya was murdered by Al Qaeda terrorists in a planned attack. She insisted that the reason for the attack was a dumb anti-Islam  video on YouTube.

Recently in an interview with CBS 60 Minutes, she told Leslie Stahl that the Benghazi scandal was a “false” controversy. Now, an event can either be controversial or not, but there is no such thing as a false controversy.

Got that? There is NO SUCH THING AS A FALSE CONTROVERSY! How can I say this with confidence? Well, it is just a little bit of logic, and a bit of the King’s English employed to point out another fallacy in Susan Rice’s words.

OK. If something happens, or somebody says something that someone else questions and pursues the perceived truth of a matter, then the situation is controversial. If something is controversial, it is controversial no matter the position of any one party of the discussion/argument.

A controversy is a controversy. It is the duty of the Administration to lay out their time line, explaining where every one was, and allowing the participants and witnesses to be interviewed. The Obama Administration has consistently stonewalled the Congress and the press on the Benghazi controversy.

We have a dead ambassador, and dead US citizens who were charged with protecting out people in a hostile country. Instead we get Susan Rice with her false controversy testimony.

The citizens of the United States and the employees of the Government who put themselves in harms way, daily, deserve better.

Susan Rice should resign, and be investigated for her culpability in the death of our representatives. The Cover Up begins with her.

It takes a lot of Tennessee Sippin’ Whiskey to cover-up this one, but I’m trying.

Somebody’s Got To Do It

With retirement comes opportunity. Suddenly, like it or not, you have the time to take on some pretty important tasks that you have left for others. It is a time to exult in freedom, and watch bad movies on weekday nights.

You can go to bed at three o’clock in the morning, sleep until ten o’clock, and not worry about somebody (except your wife) beating up on you for your much deserved slothfulness.

It is my turn to contemplate faster than light (FTL) space travel and other as yet undiscovered principles of physics.  I know it sounds a bit like science fiction, but I have been watching the History Channel, and not only do they show some pretty good stuff on UFO’s, but they are also solving the problem of traveling at sub-light speed. If you really want to go somewhere, 55 mph won’t get it.

Of course I don’t plan on solving all these problems by myself. I intend to do a study of Tennessee sipping whiskey and light speed drives for space ships. Now, hold on a bit. This is not a joke. I have to make up for lost time, and the squandered opportunities of my youth.

It is time to squander my retirement years. Why else have I worked so hard?

When I was young man, I was taught to work for my money, and everything else that came along. My family was a big family, and the folks could not afford to pay anything on my college education. Indeed, none of my siblings at the time had a college education. I was the first.

I worked my way through engineering school at radio and television stations as a broadcast engineer, and I didn’t have time for all the dope smoking, free sex, and general debauchery of the Viet Nam war generation. If I had been caught doing drugs, I would have been thrown out of school, and fired from my job. Plus, future employment would be jeopardized because of a criminal record. It happened to lots of kids.

Now that I am retired and have lost my baby face and some of my incredible sex appeal, I am forced to spend time improving life for others. Yep, FTL is the way to go, and I anticipate my inspiration from Tennessee whiskey; Jack Daniels, to be sure.