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“Lion Whisperer” Hasn’t Met Niblets

niblets.jpgKevin Richardson can “spend the night curled up” with lions, “caresses them”, he can “Hold newborn hyena cubs without the mother pouncing to the rescue”…bla bla bla.

In my yard, mice run from cats, dogs run from cats, raccoons run from cats. But they all run from the rabbit. Our rabbit.

♫”Farewell, and adieu to you fair Spanish ladies….”♫

Immigration Bill Is A Travesty

This is not how democracy is supposed to work.

I’ve said all along, that this can’t possibly pass…it’s too wildly unpopular with the American people. Yet it’s very close to passing. NRO is saying it’s down to seven Senators who could stop the bill.

Stanley Kurtz in the Corner is getting a bad vibe.

So am I.

If they can do this, what will stop them from imposing  the “Fairness Doctrine” on us?

K.C. Smoke On The Water Record Beaten by Germans

Well, if this don’t beat all!

Unfortunately, it really does.

I don’t have the heart to tell my son.

Dang Krauts!

Help Spring Saintly Priest From Evil Commie Clutches

The Reverend Tadeus Nguyen Van Ly is in jail for peacefully protesting the Communist regime in Vietnam. Gateway Pundit has the story.

Please, sign the petition condemning the Vietnamese government’s abuses of human rights.

I tell my kids (not often enough) how lucky we are to have been born in a free country.

“News Of The Weird” Right In My Own Neighborhood!

GeeseWe’ve all had to deal with “noisy neighbors” at some time or another, but how about noisy neighbors who blare a recording of pugnacious, fighting geese, on four speakers, every 10 minutes or so, all over the lake?

That would almost have to be a new one for most of you.

The sounds are meant to scare the geese off the guy’s back yard, where they leave huge messes of goose poop. But it’s not working, because, even as the sounds emanate from the speakers, I can see geese in his yard.

It’s apparently really ticking off the neighbors, though, who live in close proximity to it. They’re getting ready to send the offending party a registered letter of complaint, which all of the lake dwellers are being asked to sign.

To tell you the truth, I’ve never really noticed the sounds, myself, until my husband drew my attention to them. First of all, we live across the lake from it, so it’s not as loud for us, but I tend to block out unwelcome noises, anyway. Whether it’s jet-skis, an early morning weed whacker, dogs barking…whatever…(sounds that drive my husband nuts) I just tune out. Must be a by-product of having lots of kids.

My solution was to send the neighbors a recording of my kids fighting…Hey, that’s mine! Give it back! Let go! I’m telling mom! Stop it! MMMMMMOMMMMM!...and have them blare that on four speakers in their direction. (When they’re home).

See how they like it.

UPDATE:

Just talked to one of my neighbors.

Apparently, it’s not fighting geese on the recording. It’s distressed geese, being attacked by a fox. That’s even better.

Feel Good Story Of The Day

Fox is reporting that a judge has ruled in favor of the dry cleaner in the case of the the missing pants.

Judge Roy L. Pearson had sued the small Korean business for 54 mil. because they didn’t live up to the expectations  he’d  had from seeing the “Satisfaction Guaranteed” sign  in their window.

He’s been ordered to pay for all of the defendant’s court costs.

You can knock me over with a feather. I wasn’t expecting this much sanity from a D.C. Superior Court  Judge.

I guess she wasn’t impressed by Pearson’s tears on the witness stand.

OK, This Is It For Me…

WP: First, I will not spread it, there are pleanty of hostages to who can respond as they please. 

First:

The Rules:

Each person starts with 7 random facts/habits about themselves. People who are tagged need to then report this on their own blog with their 7 things as well as these rules. They then need to tag 7 others and list their names on their blog. They are also asked to leave a comment for each of the tagged, letting them know they have been tagged and to read the blog.

1.  I love to play scrabble.

2. I have monkeytoes.

3. My husband is 12 years older than me.

4. I love milk duds and m&m’s.

5. I cantor at church.

6. I’ve never voted anything but Republican.

7. I have 6 kids, 2 cats, and a runaway rabbit.

I’m not gonna tag anyone because I just did that  a few days ago, and I don’t want to be a nuisance.

But if any of you want to, go right ahead.

Taliban Sinks To New Low

Hapless youngsters as young as six years old are being used by the Taliban in suicide missions, according to NATO forces, The Guardian is reporting.

In one recent case,

The boy was spotted after appearing confused at a checkpoint. The vest was defused and no one was hurt. “They placed explosives on a six-year-old boy and told him to walk up to the Afghan police or army and push the button,” said Captain Michael Cormier, the company commander who intercepted the child, in a statement. “Fortunately, the boy did not understand and asked patrolling officers why he had this vest on.”

The rules of military engagement are easily muddied when a child poses a direct threat, he explained. “What we do if we identify the fact that an adult is wearing a suicide vest is we use whatever force we deem necessary to protect the lives of our soldiers and any civilians. Of course it makes it more difficult – it’s a six year-old child.”

Un. be. lievable.

How do we win against such savagery?

Thanks to:

The American Israeli Patriot

Right Truth 

Meet Catrina

She’s one of our two cats, and she’s a real bitch, let me tell you.

Oh sure, she’s trying to look all innocent and cute in the picture, but believe me, she’s not all sweetness and light. Not by a long shot.

For instance, she likes to poop in my flower beds. Last year, I booby-trapped my impatiens bed with toothpicks and cayenne pepper, (which she did not appreciate), and she retaliated by shitting all over my coat closet. The odor, and mess was horrific. But she learned her lesson, because she didn’t make the same mistake, this year.

Speaking of Fox News…

Catherine Herridge reported tonight on the Red House, Virginia site of Muslims Of America, another commune suspected of having Jamaat Ul Fuqra connections.

The Gates of Vienna has the video.

Good Lord

I googled “Niblets” just for the hell of it. Okay I wanted to see where Nice Deb would turn up on the list. (Bottom of the second page).

Did you know this? 

I did not know that.

The kids named the dumb bunny, honestly!

Controversial Film On Islam to Air Tomorrow On Fox

The film Islam Vs. Islamists is the film that PBS has balked at airing, inspiring the creation of the website, Free The Film.

ABG Films is announcing that they have reached an agreement with the Corporation For Public Broadcasting that will bring an end to the suppression of the documentary.

In the meantime Fox will air the special Sat. June 23rd. No time was listed.

Found via KJL at The Corner.

UPDATE: 

The Show was pre-empted for coverage of the murder of Jesse Davis. It’s been rescheduled for 3:00 am(?!) EDT Sunday. That may be pre-empted as well.

Niblets On The Run Again!

In the meantime, my husband cut the fence, and made an enclosure around the hutch, which he left open so Niblets could go in and out as she pleased. Apparently, someone left the fence open, last night, and she escaped.

There have been no sightings, so far.http://images1.snapfish.com/34%3A588394%7Ffp3%3A3%3Evq%3D32%3C8%3E335%3E4%3C%3B%3EWSNRCG%3D3235%3B2%3B89452%3Avq0mrj

More Garden Blogging

I had a horrible nightmare the night before last. But first, some background:

I had been nagging my husband to cut off the extra yards of fence we got for the garden (and was still attached to the garden fence), so we could use it for a rabbit enclosure, so poor Niblets could run around in the yard, without running away.

Well, in my dream, he took the whole fence down, and left my garden vulnerable to the rabbits. Well, when I went to check on it….there was nothing left, they had devoured every single plant in the garden, even the weeds. All that was left were a few stumps.

The dream was so vivid that when I went to check on it, yesterday morning, I was actually relieved to see that it was still there.

But it’s doing great. I haven’t had to buy lettuce or onions for weeks, and yesterday, we had our first tomato.

And, really, there’s nothing like home grown tomatoes. I’m so happy I can grow them now.

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