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Nobody’s Perfect: Coach Pete Carroll VS France

Nobody’s Perfect

This week was a no-brainer. We have two contestants who SHOULD have won their respective contests, but blundered beyond comprehension.

First Up: The coach of the Seahawks, Pete Carroll, who by making the wrong call in Superbowl history, lost the game.football history

This writer sums it up …perfectly:

It was the height of stupidity, the epitome of idiocy, moronic nirvana.

It was a mistake of monstrous and monumental proportion, the Great Wall of dumb surrounding the Grand Canyon of dumber.

It went down in flames, and it will go down in history, quite simply and simple-mindedly, as “The Call.”

It was, by acclamation and without argument outside the Seattle Seahawks brain trust, the most imbecilic, senseless, defenseless, half-witted, empty-headed, brain-dead call in the history of organized football – and every other sport known to man in the history of the world.

And then there’s France.

France, has the reputation of being number one in the world of fine cuisine. The French got that honor right after they got rid of the guillotines and gave the government back to the rich Kings, and put the chefs back to work.

But this week…the French LOST the international chef contest! In fact, it placed…

Get your forks ready…7th!

From the National Post:

PARIS — It is considered to have one of the finest cuisines in the world. But France faced gastronomic humiliation after it failed to make the podium on home soil in a global cooking championship.

Norway won this year’s gold medal in the Bocuse d’Or, a contest often described as the World Cup of chefs. France only managed to muster seventh place in the competition in which chefs must “demonstrate creativity, spontaneity and the mastery of their art”.

Rubbing more salt into the wound, America – home of fast food and “le hamburger” – took silver, a historic first, with Sweden clinching the bronze.USA second

This is truly epic: America, land of chicken McNuggests, Whoppers, sloppy Joes, and onion rings, came in…second.

This could be an international crisis.

So, who wins the Nobody’s Perfect Award for the week?

How did our losers handle their defeat?

Nicolas Davouze, the main French Chef, who had high hopes for his “facon grenobloise and guinea fowl truffee petites farces bourgeoisis” said:

“Whatever happens, I have no regrets. I gave everything.”

(He forgot to put salt on the truffee petites, I’m sure of it.)sea hawk

Coach Carroll said:

“We were going to run the ball in to win the game, but not on that play. I didn’t want to waste a run play on their goal-line guys. It was a clear thought, but it didn’t work out right. The guy (Butler) made a play that no one would have thought he could make.”

(Evidently the ONLY person in the world who didn’t imagine what would happen was Pete Carroll. )

Who wins the Nobody’s Perfect Award for the week?

The French have held the tradition of making god awful crepes stuffed with cream crudités a la fish for ages, and will continue to win, all they need to do is get new judges next year.

Pat Carroll’s “call’ on the other hand, will NEVER be forgotten. Not even in France. Not even while dining out at the finest restaurants in all the world, right now, at this VERY moment people are eating their dinners and saying—-CAN YOU BELIEVE THAT CALL?

Congratulations Pete! You may have lost the Superbowl but you have won the Nobody’s Perfect Award for the week!

I suggest if any of us happen to run into Pete, we all buy him a drink, and suggest he take a nice long trip to France, where he will feel…more at home where he can share a heartfelt cri de coeur. (cry in French.)

There’s always next year.

 

 

February 2, 2015 Posted by | Food, Sports, Uncategorized | , , | 2 Comments

Scandals ARE…Money in the Bank

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In the mad men world of advertizing, a scandal is a GOOD thing. And in this economy to get the less than 1 percent to spend $10,000 on a football game takes MORE than good luck…it takes well-timed…

Advertisement. Preferably free. And there’s nothing more free than a well placed scandal. superbowl 2014

Some would say, the whole scandal of the deflated football a week leading UP to the Superbowl, made just that many more people want to watch it…and they did.

Nielsen said the game averaged 111.5 million viewers, a record for a U.S. television program, according to Fox, which broadcasted the game.

Add to that the cost of a Tom Brady’s Jersey, and merchandising, and CEO’s were rolling in next year’s latest private jet designs.

America NEVER lets a good scandal go to waste

Another Scandal that made lemonade out of a lemon was The Interview:

It was reported that North Korea hacked into Sony and was mad about the picture, even though, pictures have been made about Kim Jong Un before, this one really pissed him off.

And so a nation was advised to do their patriotic duty and go see the film. It was up on Netflick and Youtube within nano seconds, even though we were told it might be dangerous to watch it.

  Reported here:

First up, the hard data. Sony is reporting the film made $15 million from the on demand outlets and $2.8 million from the theaters showing the movie. That’s kind of staggering on a bunch of levels. The film has been downloaded – legally – about 2 million times and the result is a number very much in line with original, pre-controversy estimates. (Box office analysts were predicting it would make about $20 million had it opened in wide release.) What those numbers don’t take into account is the two weeks of non-stop press surrounding the film, which undoubtedly raised awareness much higher than its traditional marketing would have.The interview

So Nobody Wonders: Did someone really deflate a football to win a football game?

Did North Korea really hack Sony, or was it just a Sony employee?

In either case, the end results were money in the proverbial scandalized bank of…the One percent, who are somewhere no doubt DREAMING up the next big scandal.

And that’s why…they stay at the top. Mark Twain

 

February 2, 2015 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Obama: Future Beer Tycoon?

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After watching this today…I THINK I can guess the answer into why Obama is always going to every tavern and drinking beer. Remember the garden beer summit with the cop? He NEVER misses a St. Patty’s day drop at the local pub. Have you noticed? Obama loves to go drinking at the pubs in every city.Obama and beer

Not every small business owner feels the love from Obama’s boozy visits. the president’s drop-in to an Iowa State Fair beer tent in August left the owner claiming $25,000 in losses. But other tent owners nearby reported that the president’s visit had zero effect on their sales. Obama even bought drinks for some in the crowd, leading many to chant, “Four more beers

I thought he was just all for photo-ops. But…now, I want to know more. Is this video an advertisement for Obama’s beer, or what?

Every year we hear about the cost of a commercial being broadcast during the Superbowl. But..how about the price of a commercial just BEFORE the game?

How much would that cost? Usually millions per minute.

So, how much would it cost a President who wanted the eyes of a nation, on HIM?

Nothing. I’m sure whoever runs Obama’s PR machine thought this was the perfect time for Obama to push his brand AND his beer: First…start with the picture of him warming up with a football with Bo.Obama at halftime

Get the football fans AND the puppy bowl…covered.

Obama used the audience of the pregame Superbowl free to sell beer. I couldn’t believe it. There he was, looking skinny, preppy, and just the sweetest ordinary guy in the world act.

The— I’m just like all you people In America watching football act—- that he has down pat.

And SKINNY. His neck was searching for a shoreline.

He wasn’t selling beer you say..the recipe is online. It’s FREE! No…he just tasted the beer, talked about the beer, displayed the beer, and if you go online, you’d be amazed at what you can find on the White House beer. Taxrate

(We’ll get into this later)

As you can see, I could only find this fluff piece on Youtube, where he talked about the beer. But that interview was a LOT longer..more like ten minutes. While Obama was pushing and bragging about the White House Beer,( from the honey in Michelle’s Garden), he was telling America how WONDERFUL America is after six years of his Presidency. We all have jobs, we all are happy, the future is looking GREAT! MIKE! MIKE! MIKE! Great, great, great!

Right. For who?

Since I am married to probably the only man in America who HATES football, we did our taxes today. It was so easy last year…to do it online. It’s another one of those global “nudges.”

Do your taxes ONLINE! Don’t pay those people at tax time, who make extra money each year to help feed their families…no you can do it FREE! Online!

And since so many sites are charging nothing for doing it online, and we were tired of paying over $100 dollars to H & R tax people who basically…just get online and fill out the blanks…we got online today to get er’ done.

Yes, it’s a rather BIG nudge in the New World Order of cashless society, but that’s another blog.

Last year, we did Turbo Tax, online, and our return was about the same that we always get. The same that we have gotten for 20 years. And then we have to use that money to pay our next’s years property taxes…so ….we get our return and then use THAT to pay next year’s taxes. You can’t TELL me they don’t know this, since 75 percent of the American people have no savings whatsoever and 90 million people are on food stamps.

But this year, I was shocked. We actually lost, over $1,400.00 on our return. We did it three times trying to find out what the heck had happened. Every year, the property taxes alone would add dollars onto our return. I even donated thousands to charity thinking that would help.

Nope. I guess you have to be a one percenter now to get deductions. When Obama said he was going to cut out the loopholes, he wasn’t talking about Barbara Streisand, he was talking about you and me.

So, while Obama was on TV promoting his White House Beer, talking all BS about how great he is and how he has made the middle class more prosperous, back here in the game of life, the government is sucking what is left of the middle class blind.

In dollar terms, the anticipated increase in federal tax revenue from fiscal 2011 ($2.302 trillion) to fiscal 2014 ($3.313 trillion) is $1.011 trillion. That is an increase of 43.9 percent.

From just 2012 to 2014, the increase in federal tax revenues from $2.523 trillion to $3.313 trillion equals $790 billion—or 31.3 percent.

We all know that Obama didn’t get that from the hedge fund managers On Wall Street.WH beer

After doing our taxes and realizing I’d either have to come out of retirement, or we never again buy any dogs, (You can feed three kids and a teenager cheaper) I remembered again, what a genius Obama really is:

Why was he promoting homemade beer from the White House before the Super Bowl?Home made beer

Because Obama knows….

Americans soon won’t be able to afford to buy beer anymore—their taxes will be too high. So..what’s can you do?

Home brew your own! Buy Obama’s White House Home brew beer kit!

The Honey Ale retails for $39.75 and the Honey Porter for $31.75.

How much do you want to bet he is part owner and has the most stock in the company? And in that case, isn’t there some rule where a sitting President is not allowed to use free television time to promote his own future fortune?

Check out what he says at the end of the interview:  “If you break the rules, you break the rules.”

He ought to know. Nothing happens.

Think about it: Since he became President, Obama has been promoting…beer in every photo.

Yes, Obama is a capitalist pig dictator after all.

So, is Obama using the White House to promote his own brand of beer? Or is he making money for the company? OR…he is just a drunk and wants people to like him?

Nobody Knows.

I’ll be drinking tap water unless our Congress gets some big…new, hard- as-rock….uh…. footballs.

February 2, 2015 Posted by | corruption, Obama, Uncategorized | , , | Leave a comment

   

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