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Tom's Tall Tales Told Truthfully - Part 4
By Tom Hyland
Posted: Saturday, July 19, 2008
Last edited: Tuesday, November 18, 2008
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Just some more of my normal crap. If you are all bored by now, lemme know - and I'll cease and desist!

I know that my own time is somewhat limited, in trying to visit others sites and reading, so I thought these little scraps might inpire someone to go read the piece or article that I have commented on?





Tomís Tall Tales Told Truthfully - Part 4 -

© - Tom Hyland - 7-12/19-08


Re: ONE-LIGHT JOSEPHís - McCain Economics -

JOE - I AGREE!

After reading prior comments, need to offer my two cents! In essence, our EMBEDDED TWO PARTY SYSTEM SUCKS! The HAVES (corporations, wealthy bankers, crooked lawyers) CONTROL EVERYTHING!

Democracy DIED when CORPORATE CHARTERS were invented, and ENABLED the RICH to HIDE anything and everything behind closed doors! COVERT plans, policies, procedures, and ways of EXTORTING money from the ignorant Masses - REPLACED true concern for "WE THE PEOPLE!"

Capitalistic Monopoly or CAPITALCROCRACY (my coin?) TOOK OVER! Every election, every year, in every place, at every level, has been CONTROLLED by Puppet-Masters for well over 50-60 years now. No matter which Party wins, we are always only offered the Lesser of Two Evils - PERIOD! THEY - the HAVES - ALWAYS WIN - PERIOD!

Campaign Promises are a SICK JOKE, and we all know it, and THEY know it, but the cycle, or RAT RACE just spins on - not unlike the hamster or rat on the wheel, or treadmill.

As I see it - the only possibility of EVER changing the embedded system, is for EVERY INTELLIGENT AMERICAN CITIZEN to WAKE UP and throw caution to the winds, and BACK A THIRD PARTY! I don't care if it is: Independent, Progressive, Green, or any other LABEL one can think of - we MUST VOTE against every incumbent at every level, who has been, and always will be - a PUPPET of the system!

NEW BLOOD! NEW IDEAS! NEW CHANGES! NEW POSSIBILITIES!
"A New Broom Sweeps Clean!"

ANYTHING ELSE MERELY MAINTAINS THE STATUS QUO - AND CONTINUES SWEEPING THE OFFAL UNDER THE RUG! AD INFINITUM - AD NAUSEUM !!!

Every Unconstitutional Law needs to be RESCINDED - and the current EMBEDDED Congress, Administration, Judges, and Lawyers WILL NEVER EVER 'CUT OFF THEIR NOSES TO SPITE THEIR FACES!" NEVER!

"Full speed ahead and DAMN the torpedoes!"

ENOUGH IS ENOUGH IS ENOUGH!

Peace - Tom.

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Re: MR. EDís - Playiní Possum -

ED - again you inspire ... then I perspire ... a poem to aspire!

O - POSSUM ... O - POSSUM ...
THOU WHITE-FACED CRITTER ...
OF YOU IT IS SAID ...
THE VERY, VERY BEST AT ...
PLAYIN' VERY, VERY DEAD!

Marsupial - Pouch -
to keep their Young Among -
Curled Tail, Tree, Hang Down -
Cute Face - No Frown!

Peace, Tom.

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Re: Matlackís - A Good Lay -

ED - a really good LAY ?


Of course you meant:

1. a member of a church body, but not Clergy?
2. without expertise or particular training in a field?
3. a short narrative poem that is sung?
4. a medieval lyric or narrative song?
5. past tense of lie - put down or place?

OR - perhaps a Composite of ALL?

an Old Relic who LIES,
with NO training,
and sings Sing-Song LAYS -
OFF-KEY no less,
and who should be PUT DOWN,
in more than two-three WAYS!

HAVE A NICE DAY ...
IN YOUR DAZE ... !

TomKat ---> MEOW ?

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Re: Danís long comments to my Can Common Sense Ö

DAN - thank you for taking the time to present such a long thought-out comment. It is truly appreciated.

As I rapidly approach age 68 next month, I am reminded of concepts I formulated and wrote about, as far back as 40 years ago.

1. my best guess is that 90+ some percent of all of the world's problems can be attributed to POOR COMMUNICATION.

2. Dichotomous Thinking is WRONG - rarely are either Extremes totally correct - a happy medium, or WIN-WIN situation is usually found in the middle ground - That is where Common Sense is nurtured.

3. the old adage - "Two Wrongs don't make a Right!" is still valid, even in this day and age of modern technology.

Thank you again - communication that provokes THOUGHT is a good thing - Compromise and Cooperation go hand in hand.

peace - Tom.

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Re: my Enough - Comment by Robert Noonan -


BOB - thanks for comment -

Can you even IMAGINE the impact, backlash, and upheaval that would result if - 200 Million Voters picked RALPH NADER?

and Obama & McCain were left sucking hind TIT?

All those Millions upon Millions of $$$$$ BLOWN NEEDLESSLY BY BOTH PARTIES?

My God - what a Coup Díetat !!!

Tom.

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RE: PHYLLIS JEAN GREEN - * GO VISIT HER *

PHYLLIS - Hi!

after reading your comment just now - visited your site - was unabashedly impressed! am now TRACKING YOU.

Your opening bio was superb - tell it like it is!
Your poem of Thanks to poets... also superb!


re - a rhyme for music ...
in the 50's at Southern H.S. teacher named Stan Kusick !!!

sometimes on 'tough' words, the answer may be a person's NAME!

Best Wishes & CONGRATS on all your published accomplishments -
your history makes me feel like a KINDERGARTNER . 68 !!!

TOM.

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Re: Mr. EDís WHINING POEM -

ED - WELL DONE MY FRIEND!

The whole damned 537 - plus all their cronies - plus the entire political MACHINE on both sides - plus the corporate CEO'S - plus all the crooked lawyers & judges -

plus all the corporations - the WARMONGERS - THE OIL COMPANIES - PHARMACEUTICAL MFRS. - CHEMICAL - ARMS & MUNITIONS - AUTO MFRS. WHO BURY INVENTIONS - THE LYING MEDIA CORPS. -

THE WHOLE DAMNED LOT - MAY THEY ALL BURN IN THE FIRES OF HELL - AD INFINITUM!

THEY WILL NEVER EVER IMPEACH THEMSELVES - THEY ARE IMBEDDED -

THEY WILL NEVER EVER LISTEN TO REASON OR COMMON SENSE -
THERE IS NO HOPE FOR INTELLIGENT DISCUSSION -
THEY HAVE NO CONSCIENCES - NO SOULS - NO GUILT - NO TRUTH -

GREED - GREED - GREED - GREED - GREED - GREED - GREED - GREED - GREED - GREED!

DON'T VOTE FOR OBAMA - DON'T VOTE FOR MCCAIN -

IMAGINE 200,000,000 AMERICAN CITIZEN PATRIOTS RUPTURING THE MACHINE !!!

DON'T VOTE FOR ANYONE OTHER THAN ---> RALPH NADER -

RALPH NADER - RALPH NADER - RALPH NADER - RALPH NADER - RALPH NADER -
RALPH NADER - RALPH NADER - RALPH NADER - RALPH NADER - RALPH NADER -
RALPH NADER - RALPH NADER - RALPH NADER - RALPH NADER - RALPH NADER -

WE NEED A THIRD PARTY - WE NEED A THIRD PARTY -
WE NEED A THIRD PARTY !
WE NEED A THIRD PARTY - WE NEED A THIRD PARTY -
WE NEED A THIRD PARTY !
WE NEED A THIRD PARTY - WE NEED A THIRD PARTY -
WE NEED A THIRD PARTY !

FOR ONCE IN YOUR LIFE - GET OFF YOUR ASSES - AND DO THE RIGHT THING -

BREAK THE FRIGGING MOLD !!! PARTY LOYALTY IS BULL-SHIT -

USE COMMON SENSE !!!

Sorry about the CAPS - I'm screaming at the top of my lungs !!!

Tom Hyland - ONE PISSED OFF AMERICAN PATRIOT !!!

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Re: Mr. EDís - Maybe Next Year -

ED - WELL, my friend, sadly - I think I have figured out what the REAL problem is - you and I and other writers here have talked about it before - and called it APATHY - of the public.

We have all commented also on the CRANIAL-RECTAL TRANSFERENCE of our so-called 'leaders' - but the TRUTH that I just realized is - that it is WE THE PEOPLE, en masse, who have had both their individual and collective HEADS UP THEIR ASSES !!!

THE HAND-WRITING IS ON ALL THE WALLS -
BUT AMERICAN CITIZENS - HAVE NO BALLS!

Maybe Next Year? NAH - the STUPID SHEEP will just continue to FOLLOW - like the rats behind the PIED PIPER - or STAMPEDING CATTLE going over a cliff ...

A mere handful of intelligent people - writers, scientists, engineers, environmentalists - WARN - BLOW THE HORN - CLANG THE FIRE-BELL - GET UP ON SOAP-BOXES - but those millions who CHOOSE to play DEAF & DUMB - just sadly will NOT listen ...

THAT IS THE SAD TRUTH !!! Tom.

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Re: Frank Boswellís - abracadabra Paralyzed -

FRANK -

Like I previously said - this stuff is TERRIFIC - the sad humor really grabs ya - the use of both understatement and overstatement is like a balancing act -

Don't give up on this book - EVER !!! Tom.

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Re: my ENOUGH - and her comment -

Hi Pisces Halcyon:

voting might be such an illusion of choice -

but I would suggest that Voting also gives one the Right to BITCH!

if you don't vote, then you never took a STANCE!

on a similar vein, remember the old adage -
"there are NO atheists in foxholes!"

FEAR tends to sway people a tad ... peace, Tom.

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Re: MR. EDís - One of Us -

ED - while this truth is sad, what is sadder still is that the greedy, lying rat-bastards in Congress & the Administration COULD CARE LESS !!!

If all the VETs marched on D.C. "THEY" would all find a reason to be ABSENT that day!

My suggestions:

1. STOP the top 25 Officials of Fanny Mae & Freddie Mac from paying themselves $1,000,000 salary per year = $25,000,000 for VETS!

2. Then FINE those greedy bastards ANOTHER $1,000,000 EACH for PAST SCREWINGS = ANOTHER $25,000,000 = NOW $50,000,000 FOR VETS!

3. $50,000,000 Divided by 200,000 = only leaves $250. each!

4. FINE - EXXON, CITGO, AMOCO, SUNOCO - $1,000,000,000 EACH = 4 BILLION $ = another $20,000 for each VET = That $20,250 each does not even put a dent in what they are owed! It isn't even equal to ONE YEAR'S SALARY!

5. STOP the $1 Donation for Presidential Election Funds - IMMEDIATELY =
NO 82 MILLION $ FOR MCCAIN !! CHANGE THAT $1 FOREVER FOR VETERANS! AND I'LL BET EVERY TAXPAYER WILL CHECK THAT BOX!

6. FORCE BOTH CONGRESS & THE ADMINISTRATION MEMBERS TO MEMORIZE THE MILITARY CODE OF CONDUCT! CUT ALL THEIR SALARIES IN HALF & GIVE TO VETS FUND!

7. CHANGE NATIONAL BUDGET TO LINE ITEMS - and every day, every time any money is SPENT on military, for any reason - 10 PERCENT (like tithing) MUST BE PUT ASIDE FOR VETERANS FUND!

8. RESCIND ANY & ALL LAWS & EXCEPTIONS ON THE BOOKS - THAT ALLOW GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS TO 'HIDE AWAY' THEIR OWN SONS & DAUGHTERS FROM MILITARY SERVICE! IF THERE IS WAR - THEN THEY GO FIRST - TO THE FRONT LINES!

9. LIMIT ALL TERMS OF ALL GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS AT EVERY LEVEL TO TWO TERMS! PERIOD! TWO TERMS - GET YOUR GRAFT & GET IT FAST - 'CAUSE THEN YOU ARE O-U-T !!!

10. ALL MONIES FROM ALL LOBBYISTS, FOR ANY AND ALL REASONS - ALL GOES INTO VETERANS FUND! ANY CONGRESS-PERSON CAUGHT TAKING ANY MORE GRAFT GETS LIFE IMPRISONMENT IN ABU GRAIBE, OR GITMO !!! NO EXCEPTIONS!

YES - my Friend, it is all a "Pipe Dream" - but CHRIST - IT SOUNDS GOOD!

PEACE, Tom.

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Re: LELANDís - Motherland -

LELAND - WELL PENNED MY FRIEND!

In the military, when trash needs to be picked up, the Sarge says: "Police the area! All I want to see is ASSHOLES and ELBOWS!" Those few words totally describe our illustrious Congress!

Looking back in time, just WHO made up the majority of population in these few South-Western states? Texas, California, Arizona, New Mexico <--- THAT is a strong CLUE - NEW MEXICO ---> Spanish Land Grant Holders, and Mexican PEONS. Is it no wonder then, that these predecessors started MAKING BABIES faster and faster a long time ago?

THEY have had about 150 years of INFILTRATING this English-Speaking country - and growing their Minority into a HUGE number, and especially by also INFILTRATING into political offices, thereby passing LAWS to promote their OWN KIN!

SUGGESTION :- How about we just SELL THESE FOUR STATES BACK TO MEXICO? Then they would all be MEXICAN CITIZENS AGAIN, and we can build a NEW WALL at the new Borders, farther to the North, Perhaps the remaining 46 can survive WITHOUT THEM?

Comprende, Senor? Adelante, Muchachos! TK.


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Re: RANDALLís - OOPS!

RANDALL - BEEN THERE - DONE THAT!

Sometimes it is merely AD is in the midst of updating (translated as - screwing up what used to work OK before) - and instead of getting a WARNING notice to that effect, when you try to log on, or post if already online, your Browser simply says: CAN'T FIND SERVER!

For about an hour this morning, I could not get online at AD, so I did other stuff at other sites.

Another thing I learned to do, a long time ago, is NEVER directly input typing into AD - I type & SAVE my major piece in WORD - then copy & paste to AD. This way, if anything is lost, or FREEZES UP - the only portion gone is the SYNOPSIS, or brief description, or intro.

OOPS! ##$%^&*( are then somewhat less frustrating!

Peace, Tom ...

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Re: RANDALLís - WARM NIGHT -

RANDALL - very poignant write!

PROSTITUTION - whether male or female - can be quite COSTLY - in more ways than one!

Runaways and Missing Persons don't have much of a chance in the Predators' world. SAD!

Peace, Tom.

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Re: Joseph's - COMMON THREAD -

JOSEPH - good rant!

How come oil & gas prices didn't go DOWN after we invaded & took over control of Iraq's oil fields? How come all our Hummers, and Jeeps, and Tanks, and Trucks can't just FILL 'ER UP FOR FREE over there?

Because the frigging oil barons are doing EXACTLY what they want to do - BANKRUPTING AMERICA!

Impeachment is too good for these lying rat-bastards - HANGING would be preferable!

PEACE - Tom.

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Re: Josephís - What A Life (7 plus 7) -

Four Three, Four Three,
Is Seven,
Three Four, Three Four,
Is Fourteen!

Huh? TK. OOPS! Forgot to Rhyme! Oh, Well!
Re: MR. Edís - How Not to Run a War -

ED - just another NAIL in the COFFIN of WAR!

WHY wouldn't the Army Corps of Engineers be qualified to do such contracting work?

WHY couldn't our own Army Cooks prepare meals like they always did in the past?

WHY should thousands of armed mercenaries like Blackwater be ALLOWED to be overpaid and PROFIT over there? WHY aren't our military vehicles being GASSED UP for FREE?

WHY IS CONGRESS DRAGGING ITS FEET - and NOT IMPEACHING our two top TYRANTS?

WHY are they also ALLOWING these LYING CROOKS who are LAME DUCKS to continue in their MALFEASANCE of OFFICE? WHY - WHY - WHY?

THIS WHOLE STINKING FARCE MAKES ME WANT TO PUKE!

HANG 'EM HIGH !!! Tom.

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Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 7/21/2008
This is the tallest tale I have even seen....but well "delivered" Tomcat...Yodeling in the Highlands must be great fun too!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Frank Bosworth 7/21/2008
Tom - Hi. An excellent, thought provoking & entertaining pot of potpourri. I'm not familiar w/all the posters you mentioned, but my imagination filled in most blanks. Can't wrap my mind around the politics...can't & don't want to...it's broke, plain & simple.

Oh, hate to nit-pick, but it's Bosworth, not Boswell.

Best to you,
FWB
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 7/20/2008
As I see it - the only possibility of EVER changing the embedded system, is for EVERY INTELLIGENT AMERICAN CITIZEN to WAKE UP and throw caution to the winds

Then we're gonna have to assemble the squadrons and drop tons of No Doze and Caffeine, from sea to oily sea, my friend.


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