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The 5 Ps Rule:
Proper planning prevents poor performance.
I like the 7 P’s better…
Prior Proper Planning Prevents Piss Poor Performance.
Got that one from my dad, from his time in the US Navy. It was their mantra in the Supply Corps.
Further evidence that the lies pammala was trying to pass off as being legitimate commentary about Obamacare is just another round of brainless right-wing parrot passing along whatever they’re told to — now the fabrication that the bill contains the term “dhimmitude” and specifically exempts Muslims is making the rounds again. A friend of a friend just posted it on FB. It’s a lie, of course.
So, pammala, I’ve already destroyed that one. Look for some fresher distortions to post.
“When you don’t know what you’re doing it’s best to do it quickly” – Jase Robertson
Speaking of thinking, I’m guessing this means Jeb Bush can forget about running for President in 2016.
#5 Heads are exploding all across the right-wing blogosphere. There are those who consider Hillary much more evil than Obama.
Below is some further information which busts up the right wing meme about the Affordable Care Act. I’m sure pamalalala and her cohorts on the blog will read every line of this full study which is linked at the bottom.
“Additionally, most people buying their own insurance will qualify for premium tax credits, which will significantly lower the cost of their premiums.”
…I’m looking forward to being able to quit my full-time job, take a part-time job, and buy insurance based on what I need. That was a good read, Ron. Gives me hope.
Ron, you are a rascal for posting that info about the ACA.
The far right has suggested the enactment of Newt Gingrich’s plan for an individual mandate will destroy businesses, lead to greater unemployment, soaring health insurance premiums for everyone and an across the board reduction to 29-1/2 hours for everyone who remains employed.
The information you posted runs counter to that.
Of course, they have also suggested it is unconstitutional (which we now know is untrue); that the law mandates “death panels” (also untrue); that is is “government healthcare” (also untrue); and yada yada Obamacare yada yada Benghazi yada yada IRS crackdowns on the tea Party yada yada Solyndra yada yada Fast & Furious!
Sorta reminds me of Congress. They’re even wearing blue and red:
Those spinning heel kicks were vicious.
That was great. Changed my whole mood today. Thanks.
#2: Other John, with all due respect, your dad’s version of that slogan just adds the military’s typical redundancy and a salty sailor adjective. That’s because “prior planning” is redundant, similar to “at this moment in time”.
One might even say the 2 P’s difference reflects the difference in efficiency between the military and the private sector.
Dan Casey | September 5, 2013 at 12:21 pm
…The information you posted runs counter to that.
Therefore, it will be arbitrarily dismissed by them.
The Training is almost complete. They don’t even have to be directed anymore. They know that anything that doesn’t fit the narrative is false and if the evidence is too incontrovertible, just switch to the next subject in the rotation. Froth, rotate, repeat.
The sad thing is that an entire segment of the population has, willingly and unwillingly, been corrupted. This started with the rise in patriotism after 9/11. A rabid army was raised, ready to fight against anything that their leaders said was bad. “To criticize a sitting president during war time is treasonous,” sayeth FixNews. “You’re either with us or against us,” sayeth the president. “HELL YEAH! More fire! More brimstone! Go America! Kill ‘em all!” sayeth the Rabid Army.
Then one day, everything changed. A man, of allegedly dubious origins, rises to power. All of those new rules no longer apply. “To not criticize a sitting president during war time is unAmerican,” sayeth FixNews. “He’s destroying America! Whatever he’s for, we’re against. Impeach! Exile! Fight! Fight! Fight!” sayeth the Rabid Army.
Meanwhile, half the world laughs at us and the other half weeps. An armada of fools, intentionally misguided zealots and exploitative businessmen now possesses the greatest military machine on the planet. HUA!
#11 Agreed, J.M. White. It was just plain fun.
I’m probably being a bit rascally bringing up this subject as well Dan. This is another example why we need to restrict the access some people have to firearms. Sounds like an interesting defense tactic as well.
Ron, apparently that gunner “understood” the doctrine better than Sarah Palin!
#15 Ron May, I was just getting ready to post that. I know that he hasn’t been acquitted using the doctrine, but one has to wonder whether this guy, loony tunes or not, was truly thinking he had a right to do this under Florida law.
Re: Ron’s link @#15, about a crazy guy sneaking up on a BBQ and opening fire, and his putatively sane lawyer invoking not only self-defense but a foreign policy doctrine that was dubious to begin with: Surely the presumption of sanity in the lawyer makes his action as aggravated an act of intellectual violence as his defendant’s act of physical violence.
Dan, gdad & Warren,
I’m guessing that the plea will ultimately be not guilty by reason of insanity. If that doesn’t work the defendent will appeal his conviction on the basis of incompetent legal counsel.
Warren, the way I see it, some folks try to do their planning on the fly, kind of like how a design-build construction project takes place (like the I-81 truck climbing lanes…for example) where you’re still working out the plan while you’re also working on its execution…which while it can lead to greater efficiency when done right and no snags occur, it also reduces the margin for error and significant SNAFU’s and FUBAR’s can occur when something unexpected pops up and there’s not enough time to properly respond.
As for the salty part, well yeah…that’s a given with the Navy!
Fellow bloggers (especially you fire breathing liberals out there), should probably check your voter registration status to make sure you aren’t one of the 57,000.
Thank you for that video, gdad. It is hilarious!
Hey Ron and Dan,
Look what richard trumka, AFL-CIO union leader says about obamacare! He absolutely …loves… the 29.5 hour work week! Yeah, right.
Hey, please tell us in your own words, just what in the heck was obama thinking when he insisted putting THAT in his law? Seriously, what was he thinking?
Or, said another way, was he thinking?
I don’t think he cared.
Frank are you trying to spoil their perfect day of loving each other and having fun in their conservative bash-fest?
No stop with that RW rag Newsbusters, we don’t want any “disturbing words”
Frank and Bill obviously stay immersed in media that act like the ACA is the only major legislation in history that was never expected to receive responsive amendment as time goes by.
Now they’ll try to demand “why do they have to amend it, if it’s so perfect?”, which no one ever claimed it was, and again, no other major legislation ever has been implemented with the expectation of needing no more fine tuning with the passage of time.
I’m amazed that the GOPTea Party folks haven’t started saying that employers are going to start reducing the number of full time employees to get below the 50 employee limit. I wonder how many 10s of thousands of jobs that move will cost in their imaginations?
Every element and every line and page of the Act was paid for by one interest group, industry group or another. Billions of dollars were invested in Congress to get the 2400 page+ bill passed into law. The money was spent on the Republican and Democrat sides of the Senate and House of Representatives. No one has clean hands on this one.
This was interesting.
However, I think we should apply the same logic to this issue that the left applies to Voter ID laws. Since the study didn’t cite in actual proof of widespread instances of the wrong person being executed, why should we bother with reform and changes? Isn’t that the mantra?
Frank @ 5:36,
Frank, I want to take this opportunity on behalf of the rest of the blog to recognize a milestone; your post today with the link to Newsbusters marks the 100th consecutive submission that you’ve shared with us that no one will click on the link. You are truly a legend in the field of wasting bandwidth. In a virtual world of interesting data, the links you share with us consistently rate as interesting as watching paint dry or grass grow. With your links, you have raised the sentiment to no one giving a flippin’ cow pie about to an art form.
Heck of a job, Brownie!
“This was interesting.
However, I think we should apply the same logic to this issue that the left applies to Voter ID laws. Since the study didn’t cite in actual proof of widespread instances of the wrong person being executed, why should we bother with reform and changes? Isn’t that the mantra?”
Is anyone else surprised that Chuck doesn’t see the difference between the death penalty and voter ID?
Wow. Just freakin’ wow. Just like that, Frank’s and Leon’s dopey narrative about Obamacare bankrupting the nation went up in smoke. Evaporated. Done. Stick a fork in it. Nuked. Bombed back to the stone age. Finished.
I swear to God, the Benghazi twins have by far the most feeble prognostication abilities of any of the regular bloggers. I’d lump pammy in there with ‘em but she’s been too incoherent lately to string two complete thoughts together using the English language, so she gets a pass ‘tll her doc gets her med dosage right.
It’s even funnier that no of you got my point………
oops, that “none” no “no”
I was wondering when the rotation would get back to Obamacare.
J.M., do you have a copy of the rotation schedule? It would be nice to be warned ahead of time a little.
“No stop with that RW rag Newsbusters…”
Thanks for acknowledging that, Bill.
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