||||||||| Catherwood re-enters the Waiting Room and explains "This is the main discussion room which is logged each night."
||||||||| Catherwood announces, "The time is 4:33 AM - I now declare Tuesday's chat log for November 07, 2006 officially open!"... and then, he retires back to the vestibule...
||||||||| Catherwood accompanies VoteTween2006 in through the front door at 7:42 PM, picks up his cues (only slightly scorched), and heads for the billiard room.
||||||||| Catherwood enters the room, strikes a gong, and bellows "THE TIME IN NEW YORK IS 8 O'CLOCK", then silently exits.
||||||||| It's 8:10 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| VoteTween2006 - dead from pneumonia
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
||||||||| With a theatrical clearing of his throat, Catherwood snorts derisively: "8:15 PM and late as usual, it's Dexter Fong, just back from New York."
Dexter Fong: It's still early here on the right coast; the poles aren't closed, the Czechs haven't bounced and the Phonecians haven't phoned for ages. I'm heading off to friends house for mutual gloating/weeping but hope to check in sometime after nine pm Easterly. Go Dems!! Eat flaming media death Republican pigs!!
||||||||| At 8:19 PM, Dexter Fong rushes out the door saying "Hey, mister ice-cream man, I've got a nickel, wait for meeeee..."
||||||||| Catherwood walks up and announces "Presenting 'Hemlock Stones', just granted probation at 8:31 PM", then leaves hurriedly.
||||||||| It's 8:40 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| Hemlock Stones - dead from measles
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
||||||||| Catherwood stomps in at 8:48 PM, dragging Boney by one leg and asks "Can anyone vouch for this Firehead?"
Boney: Welcome to the Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Pizzafest
Boney: Actually, I ordered Chinese food. They deliver... I hope
Boney: I still have to eat dinner, take a shower, shave, brush my teeth, drive to the polling place, and vote. If I'm not here, I'll be back eventually
||||||||| Hemlock Stones sneaks in around 8:54 PM, trying to avoid Catherwood because of last month's "unpleasant incident."
Boney: Hemlock
Hemlock Stones: Hi Boney
Hemlock Stones: listening to BBC election coverage
Hemlock Stones: I am Brian Jackson, based in the North of England and a long time firehead
Boney: brb
||||||||| Merlyn enters at 8:58 PM as Catherwood takes their hat and goat and rushes off to the Haberdashery Barn.
Hemlock Stones: Hi Merlyn
Merlyn: hello
Hemlock Stones: HOws things in the frozen north ?
Merlyn: stones, are you around NY right now, though?
Merlyn: it hit over 60 today I think
Hemlock Stones: sorry, still in England
Boney: Merlyn. The Chinese food just arrived. I'll catch you later
Hemlock Stones: ok Boney see you later
Boney: I shall return
Boney: brb
||||||||| Catherwood enters the room, strikes a gong, and bellows "THE TIME IN NEW YORK IS 9 O'CLOCK", then silently exits.
Merlyn: you mean Nino is wrong? Or is your ISP based around NY?
Hemlock Stones: i make Catherwood a minute late according to the Atomic clock
||||||||| Catherwood hands a minute late according to the atomic clock.
Hemlock Stones: i think its because i am an AOL user, Nino only manages to trace me back to your main EAst Coast Backbone
Merlyn: oh, that would do it
Hemlock Stones: maybe he just cannot swim
Merlyn: Catherwood is deliberately a minute off, for some reason I can't remember
||||||||| Catherwood strides over to Merlyn and says "Did you want something?"
Hemlock Stones: give Merlyn that minute back Catherwood
||||||||| Catherwood gets merlyn that minute back.
Hemlock Stones: hay, the system works
Merlyn: he really does the hour thing at :01
Hemlock Stones: maybe he has to put his spectacles on to see the clock
Merlyn: I think I did that to prevent him from going off at the same time as the reaper
Hemlock Stones: ah yes
Hemlock Stones: am listening to election coverage on BBC radio four
Merlyn: anyway, the socialist longtime Rep won the senate seat in vermont
||||||||| Catherwood enters with VoteTween2006 close behind, mutters something about disrupting his 9:05 PM tree-stunting plans, and scurries off to the sitting room.
VoteTween2006: I'm not insane!
Hemlock Stones: at the risk of annoying someone, i would assume that most in this room are democrats with a small or large D
Merlyn: news just says the Dems picked up one senate seat already
VoteTween2006: So, quite the turnout in the US today....
Merlyn: oh, and a big Firesign announcement coming at the end of the week
Hemlock Stones: i am not a republican sympathiser and very definately not a Neocon
VoteTween2006: FDR Dem here, Stones
VoteTween2006: Really, Merl?
Hemlock Stones: thats reassuring Tween
VoteTween2006: Care to enlighten?
Merlyn: two senate seats now, Indiana is not so red now
Hemlock Stones: is that Franklyn D Rosevelt Tween ?
VoteTween2006: Listening to Air Am's "Send Out The Clowns" coverage of the election.
Merlyn: their 40th anniversary is coming up
VoteTween2006: Indeed, Stones.
Hemlock Stones: pleased to meet you Mr President
Hemlock Stones: (passes autograph book and smiles obsequiously )
VoteTween2006: He pulled this country out from a huge abyss, and the Republicans have torn it all down in the space of a few years.
VoteTween2006: Consider my photo signed lol
Hemlock Stones: Thatcher started the same process here for the neocons and although we thought we were voting in a pro social democrat, it turned out that Blair was also a neocon
Merlyn: you'll need a signed photo ID to vote
Hemlock Stones: (immediatly puts autograph book on eBay)
VoteTween2006: Yeah, it started with Reagan & Thatcher, but this crowd really has been the undertaker of the "New Deal".
Hemlock Stones: yes, Blair and Bush have done things that even Reagan and Thatcher would not have dared to do
VoteTween2006: I tried to vote twice here in TX, but the lines were so long that I gave it up. Hope that means we'll have a Dem governor this time.
Hemlock Stones: i tend to think of Austin as a Dem oasis in a Republican desert
VoteTween2006: Pretty much, Stones.
VoteTween2006: That's why Tom DeLay had to redistrict the state.
Merlyn: I didn't know you could vote twice in texas
Hemlock Stones: i always assume that cerebral and artistic talents come with a bit of common sense
Hemlock Stones: though obviously not always
VoteTween2006: Our really good Dem Congressman (Lloyd Doggett) suddenly found his district running from Central Texas all the way down to the Rio Grande border with MX.
Hemlock Stones: they do that here too Tween, move the boundaries to get enemy votes in the back door
VoteTween2006: Well, it's not as good as the dead voting in Chicago, Merl.
VoteTween2006: It's generally quite liberal, compared to the rest of the state. Quite a bit of California in the culture. Some parts still stuck in the 60's.
Hemlock Stones: to be voted in in the UK you need to be dead from the neck up
VoteTween2006: lol
VoteTween2006: RoboPol
Hemlock Stones: i am tired of being lectured about democrasy in this country by war mongering tyrants and fascists
Hemlock Stones: when i am eventually elected world president, Diebold can forget the bold bit
VoteTween2006: http://www.privacyinternational.org/bigbrother/uk2003/
VoteTween2006: LOL
Merlyn: live free or diebold
VoteTween2006: Yeah the problems with voting machines have been rampant today.
Hemlock Stones: what a surprise that is, Tween
VoteTween2006: The National Motto of Freedonia.
Hemlock Stones: i am really shocked, who'd a thunk it ?
VoteTween2006: quite ;-)
VoteTween2006: There may be lawsuits.
Hemlock Stones: i read the latin inscription Tween, "It's free, Just a Dollar !"
Hemlock Stones: BBC are saying Senate a close thing and House goes Dem, does that sound about right
VoteTween2006: More likely a Euro the way the Dollar's value is sliding.
Hemlock Stones: and the way that the European currencies are balanced it could yet be a Yen
VoteTween2006: It'd be great if they get the Senate also. Can you say, "Impeachment"?
Merlyn: it's a race to the bottom of the europool
Hemlock Stones: and the Gene Pool too
VoteTween2006: It's the racearound America!
VoteTween2006: lol
Hemlock Stones: i checked the Gene Pool earlier but all i could find was Gene Autry and Gene Pitney
Hemlock Stones: i think i will vote Pitney
VoteTween2006: How about Eugene McCarthy?
Hemlock Stones: did he play bass with Commander Cody ?
VoteTween2006: That's the one! Also ran for Pres in '68.
Hemlock Stones: a multi talented guy then
||||||||| A time machine materializes at 9:27 PM and cease sashays out, carrying a grape from ancient Greece.
cease: whats up in election land?
VoteTween2006: Hey Cat...
Hemlock Stones: but what do i know, i come from a country that breeds guys determined enough to try to blow up parliament and the King and then celebrates the fact that they failed
cease: had to take my parents to clinic. just got home
Hemlock Stones: Hi cease
cease: stones
VoteTween2006: I vaguely remember that from history, who was that?
VoteTween2006: Things OK, Cat?
Hemlock Stones: Guido Fawkes
cease: yeah
VoteTween2006: lol
cease: with them, anyway. how the are dems doing?
Hemlock Stones: or Guy Fawkes, we burn his effigy on fires all over the UK on November 5th
VoteTween2006: Yeah, right...
VoteTween2006: Quite well, Cat.
cease: good to hear.
VoteTween2006: A chance they'll take the Senate as well.
cease: missouri too?
VoteTween2006: And thanks for the Mushroom discs, if you haven't checked your email :-)
cease: and the montana race tightened up recently.
cease: i figured that's what "Mushrooms!" meant
VoteTween2006: yep
Hemlock Stones: was kist listening to Zappa singing, Going to Montana Soon
Hemlock Stones: thats should be Just
cease: rustle up some dental floss
Hemlock Stones: its still difficult to type
VoteTween2006: Don't know the specifics yet. on the Senate races. Virginia is supposedly up for grabs.
cease: how is the clavicle, stones?
cease: i imagine the close races wont be decided today
Hemlock Stones: i already got me a horse.... about this big, and Honey is bringing the Tweezers
VoteTween2006: I use zircon incrusted tweezers to pick my teeth...
Hemlock Stones: clavicle is on the mend now thanks cease, but still giving me pain
VoteTween2006: Still having a reaction to the meds?
Hemlock Stones: i had other meds which fixed the reaction of the first lost Tween,
Hemlock Stones: at least i can see again
VoteTween2006: This is a good thing lol
cease: sight is good
Hemlock Stones: depends on the view i think cease
cease: true
cease: i left around quarter to 5, just got back now. did i miss any big results?
Hemlock Stones: Maryland seems safe
cease: i just turned on pbs, i see whitehouse beating chaffee
VoteTween2006: Listening to Air Am. MD just went for a Dem governor.
cease: yes i have that on too
Merlyn: From wonkette.com (DC political gossip blog)
Merlyn: We Have No Fucking Idea If These Are Accurate
Merlyn: …but we lean towards “not very.”
Merlyn: Democrats leading:
Merlyn: Virginia (52-47)
Merlyn: Rhode Island (53-46)
Merlyn: Pennsylvania (57-42)
Merlyn: Ohio (57-43)
Merlyn: New Jersey (52-45)
Merlyn: Montana (53-46)
Merlyn: Missouri (50-48)
Merlyn: Maryland (53-46)
Merlyn: Republicans leading:
Merlyn: Tennessee (51-48)
Merlyn: Arizona (50-46)
Hemlock Stones: and so do i now
cease: maryland was supposed to be close
Merlyn: sorry if I overscrolled anyone
cease: where are you getting these numbers, merl?
VoteTween2006: nope
Hemlock Stones: hes making them up
cease: lol
Merlyn: wonkette.com, with the caveat "We Have No Fucking Idea If These Are Accurate"
cease: i'm listening to rachel brag about the gotv in ri
cease: pbs sez chocola lost. thats good
cease: pbs says allen ahead in va
cease: that is NOT good
||||||||| Catherwood tiptoes into the room, and intones "Announcing 'prince zee pal poop', also known as 'Nancy' -- the time is 9:40 PM" -- then he slowly retires back into the sitting room...
cease: and speaking of shit....
prince zee pal poop: no shit cat
VoteTween2006: Hey Poop...
prince zee pal poop: no fuck virginia
Hemlock Stones: Hi PP
prince zee pal poop: how is it going?
VoteTween2006: Nah, Allen really deserves to lose big time. Fran said she may stop by.
prince zee pal poop )
prince zee pal poop: allen is an a-head
cease: macacavitz
VoteTween2006: /me says Dendron votes Republican (not our friends, of course)
Hemlock Stones: i have now manged to get ABC TV stream from NY
VoteTween2006: Hmmm... that IRC command didn't work...
VoteTween2006: lol Cat
prince zee pal poop: no no no, it was a joke, the italian on the train on his honeymoon and the conductor saying nor folk virginia
prince zee pal poop: phil dendron voted republican?
prince zee pal poop: i want a site with neat graphs, any ideas?
prince zee pal poop: bells and whistles are nice too
VoteTween2006: CNN sez the Dems have 3 Senate seats
prince zee pal poop: cough cough uhem, is this on?
prince zee pal poop: ahh tween talks
prince zee pal poop: they need 6 of those in play
||||||||| Hemlock Stones leaves to catch the 9:47 PM train to Elmertown.
||||||||| "9:47 PM? 9:47 PM!!" says Catherwood, "Hemlock Stones should be here by now...oh, THERE you are!" as Hemlock Stones enters and sits in the comfy chair.
prince zee pal poop: ahh good evening stones
Hemlock Stones: dogy connection here
VoteTween2006: Can't find anything really cool on CNN P.
prince zee pal poop: BBC is not handling this? I would trust them
Hemlock Stones: neat graphs here PP http://www.purplemath.com/modules/graphing.htm
VoteTween2006: You need a leash.
Hemlock Stones: BBC Radio Four stream is running the election all night
prince zee pal poop: cool, i will look for them
Hemlock Stones: but take your ruler PP you have to draw your own
prince zee pal poop: who was the artful dodger? one of the dickens little brats
cease: speaking of PP, did any of you see his thing on youtube?
VoteTween2006: The Swamp Thing?
prince zee pal poop: my thing? I admitted I was drunk, can't we forget that?
cease: how to pick up women
Hemlock Stones: wrong room again cease
VoteTween2006: lol
cease: of all the tons and tons of stuff proctor has done, its odd to see that as his only thing on youtube
cease: no it isnt, stones. this is the Firesign chat, even if its been hijacked by the election
||||||||| Hemlock Stones is kicked out just as the clock strikes 9:51 PM.
prince zee pal poop: i could not pick up a women if she was naked and jumped on my back
||||||||| "9:51 PM? 9:51 PM!!" says Catherwood, "Hemlock Stones should be here by now...oh, THERE you are!" as Hemlock Stones enters and sits at the bar.
Boney: hey
prince zee pal poop: stop playing with the revolving chat door young man
prince zee pal poop: hi boney
VoteTween2006: lol P
Boney: the beans... the last of the beans
VoteTween2006: Keep dodging those connections, Stones
cease: whats up in cal, boney?
VoteTween2006: Hey Bone...
Hemlock Stones: am stuck in the revolving door and the hotel is on fire, i feel like a kebab
Boney: Propositions... I haven't been propositioned this much in my entire life
prince zee pal poop: bbc 4 says schwartzenburger is home and dry
VoteTween2006: Proposition 1 - Arnold shall be Governor for Life...
VoteTween2006: The Pink Hotel is Burning Down!
prince zee pal poop: yes sir that's my kebaby
Hemlock Stones: he played his cards well and in good time
prince zee pal poop: yes, more democrat than some democrats lol
Hemlock Stones: its out now Tween i pissed on it
prince zee pal poop: i thought you were pissed stones
VoteTween2006: lol
Hemlock Stones: pissed off yes
Merlyn: ahnold starring in another sequel?
Hemlock Stones: Governator 2
Boney: is likening a voting booth to a port-o-potty considered a cheap joke? I didn't know
Hemlock Stones: Urinal fits the bill over here
cease: yarmouth wins indiana?
cease: thats good news
Hemlock Stones: though generally we prefer to use the phone booth
Merlyn: full title Governator 2: Judgement Day
VoteTween2006: http://www.uclick.com/client/nyt/po/
Hemlock Stones: will be interesting to see if Arnie can steer clear of the Shrub till after the next election wont it
VoteTween2006: Pretty funny how several Rebublicans said "no thanks' to appearances with Bush.
prince zee pal poop: is the ctv site anygood cat?
Boney: it's not enough to hold your nose while voting--I recommend head-to-toe protective clothing for biohazard--the clothing that makes you look like an astronaut
Merlyn: odd that two governors have been in the worst Batman movie
Boney: when you breathe you sound like Darth Vader
cease: i saw rove complaining about that in huffpo
prince zee pal poop: oops, you had elections in canada this year also
VoteTween2006: Gee, and it would seems like jokers would fit right in...
VoteTween2006: awwww
cease: im watching us news channels, pbs, now local weather news
cease: its been flooding here
Hemlock Stones: but who is the Wriggler
cease: yes in jan
VoteTween2006: Little missa Rove isn't getting his way?
VoteTween2006: I love the fact that you guys can hold a vote of No Confidence. This is about as close as we get...
cease: i see man on dog conceding on cnn
||||||||| Catherwood enters the room, strikes a gong, and bellows "THE TIME IN NEW YORK IS 10 O'CLOCK", then silently exits.
cease: lieberman won. alas
Hemlock Stones: its a pity that there are not more No Confidence votes Tween,
VoteTween2006: shoot
prince zee pal poop: radio 4 thinks the republicans might keep the senate and now it is talking about the moon
VoteTween2006: Do you have to have a majority to call one?
Hemlock Stones: is that the dark side of the moon PP ?
prince zee pal poop: todays story is called abels moon
prince zee pal poop: abel grabel was home at last, WTF stones
Hemlock Stones: only a temporary majority will do the trick
VoteTween2006: Just on the issue of the vote, then...
Boney: prince uh pull
Hemlock Stones: If you want the BBC radio coverage all night you need to log onto BBC Radio Four which normally carries world service
prince zee pal poop: i need a different radio station now
prince zee pal poop: oops i am in the wrong bbc 4
Hemlock Stones: http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/
Hemlock Stones: listen live FM
VoteTween2006: Bizzaro World BBC 4? The one Run by Fox?
cease: im listening to air america on the computer
Hemlock Stones: i hope not Tween
cease: mayb e watch lakers game on tv
VoteTween2006: Here too, Cat.
Hemlock Stones: i am watching ABC TV stream still
cease: i'm not interested in anything bennet has to say on cnn
prince zee pal poop: ahh dems got NJ senate
Hemlock Stones: Graphics on ABC now
cease: asa hutchinson lost in ak, great news
Hemlock Stones: live speach from PA
cease: we dont seem to be getting abc here now, some local thing instead
VoteTween2006: Santorium has conceded!
prince zee pal poop: yes, santorim giving concession speech
VoteTween2006: Yeaaaaa
prince zee pal poop: hehehehehehehe
prince zee pal poop: shove off asshole
Boney: BBC4 is playing a children's bedtime story
VoteTween2006: Good news, eh P?
prince zee pal poop: yes, about able grable
VoteTween2006: lol P
prince zee pal poop: yes tween
Boney: if it's any consolation, he did the best campaign TV commercial
prince zee pal poop: OHIO went blue, that is good for 2008
VoteTween2006: No doubt P :-)
prince zee pal poop: rick did?
Merlyn: redistrict ohio so all the republican's houses are in one district. The supreme court sez it's ok!
prince zee pal poop: hehehe
Hemlock Stones: sorry Boney, BBC scumbags are not streaming the election programs which our networks are carrying, so much for democrasy
VoteTween2006: The Dems may do a littl redistricting of their own, if they have the chance ;-)
prince zee pal poop: ahhh florida, the rich bitch witch lost hehe
VoteTween2006: Ms. Harris?
Merlyn: I think her breasts won a booby prize though
prince zee pal poop: yes only 38% nelson got 60
prince zee pal poop: she did have nice breasts, too bad they are on her
VoteTween2006: Kewl
Hemlock Stones: ah i see, they are streaming the election on the LW stream but not the FM stream
prince zee pal poop: i found it stones
Hemlock Stones: cool
prince zee pal poop: http://www.nytimes.com/pages/politics/index.html?adxnnl=1&excamp=GGGN2006electionresults&adxnnlx=1162954877-uDLZQaZFeaUbsXWhErT9DQ
prince zee pal poop: is cool
prince zee pal poop: ny times data
Merlyn: she was way out in front in her maidenform bra
Hemlock Stones: is that what they mean by political cleavage Merlyn ?
VoteTween2006: lol Merl
VoteTween2006: Nice graph, P
Merlyn: http://www.adclassix.com/images/63maidenformfire.jpg
cease: david bender is dissecting rove on air america
cease: cqnt find laker game
cease: i really hope duckworth wins
cease: oh, cbc news channel has us elections.
prince zee pal poop: cbc does? I got the old january page lol
Merlyn: that's what Mencken called the "booboisie"
VoteTween2006: Liked the wizard of oz reference, Cat.
VoteTween2006: I might have to join that fire dept...
Hemlock Stones: Who is Menendez ?
prince zee pal poop: senator from new jersey
Hemlock Stones: hes won
prince zee pal poop: democrat, a good guy
Merlyn: is lieberman still going to caucus with the dems? The socialist in vermont is...
Merlyn: two independent senators
VoteTween2006: Bernie Sanders
VoteTween2006: Very cool guy.
prince zee pal poop: i bet yes,the was he vp nominee
prince zee pal poop: he
prince zee pal poop: the hehe
cease: ive heard him on air america
VoteTween2006: RadioPower has an interview every Friday called "Brunch With Bernie".
Boney: whither canada, cease?
Merlyn: a guy at work had an interesting voting technique - he voted against all incumbents
cease: we're still here
cease: it was interview iwth us ambassador
prince zee pal poop: my grandmother voted that way
prince zee pal poop: allen dropped from 30,000 lead to 20,000
VoteTween2006: A pretty safe bet this time around, but I sure would have hated to lose Lloyd Doggett in TX.
Merlyn: is there a betting pool for where ann coulter voted?
VoteTween2006: Fingers crossed, P
VoteTween2006: There's a swamp where Ann Coulter voted.
prince zee pal poop: montana no results yet, if dems win there, olalala
Boney: Anything that you say could influence the vote in Hawaii
cease: well, gotta win va
Hemlock Stones: my zircon encrusted tweezers are ready PP
VoteTween2006: Let's hope it's a spreading wildfire, P...
Boney: so I'll refrain from singing the Hawaiian Hallucination Song
prince zee pal poop: va or tennessee, missouri is not looking good :(
Hemlock Stones: predicting Dems win New Hampshire
Boney: I'll refrain from singing a refrain
Boney: who is Bob Porker? oh... Corker
Boney: Gerald Ford is black?
Boney: oh... Harold
cease: only in hell, boney
prince zee pal poop: that was an uphill climb for tennessee
Boney: there's no Ford in your future
VoteTween2006: Not if you're working for them, that's for sure ;-)
Boney: not GM either
cease: my fatgher was a ford dealer for 30 years.
cease: now barely remembers it
VoteTween2006: Toyota is really coming on strong.
Boney: Kurt Vonnegot owned a SAAB dealership, believe it or not
VoteTween2006: May be just as well...
prince zee pal poop: i have a ford, 1995, might be getting time a new one
cease: toyota got bergman fired from an early radio gig
VoteTween2006: Heard that, Bone
cease: thats wqhere breakfast of champions came from, eh?
VoteTween2006: No joke Cat? Whatever for?
prince zee pal poop: what did berman do? make a joke about wwii? lol
Boney: Would you buy a SAAB from Kurt Vonnegut? I would
cease: laker game starting, againsdt minn
VoteTween2006: Only the Kilgore Trout Edition
prince zee pal poop: g
cease: no, he mocked a toyota add. it was supposed to be get your hands on a toyota and i think he said, "get your hands up a toyota"
cease: merl would know, i forget exact wordage
VoteTween2006: lol
prince zee pal poop: hehehe
Merlyn: I would?
cease: i thought you knew about that, merl. in the early days
Hemlock Stones: well guys its late here now so i better call it quits
Hemlock Stones: i hope all goes well for the rest of the night for you all
cease: yes it is late in your zone, stones
VoteTween2006: Rest and heal well, Stones...
cease: yes, awake to better days
Boney: Bavarian Illuminati Sunset... There's a fnord in Bergman's future
Merlyn: very late in the UK stones, cya
Hemlock Stones: thanks fellas, see you on Thursday i trust
prince zee pal poop: thanks for your wishes stones, keep healing
Hemlock Stones: stay well
Hemlock Stones: TTFN
prince zee pal poop: ciaoo
||||||||| Around 10:37 PM, Hemlock Stones walks off into the sunset...
Boney: Canadian Sunset... With that surname, Bergman should sell SAABs
prince zee pal poop: hillary wants to go back the valid dynamic center
Merlyn: I'm sick of your saab stories, boney
Boney: I'm so sick of Chinese food
cease: franken in st paul
cease: merl's new senator
Boney: Bavarian chocolate beamers
prince zee pal poop: wow yes
prince zee pal poop: i want to listen to him talk on the floor of the senate hehehehe
VoteTween2006: We could sure use a little _real_ humor in the Senate...
prince zee pal poop: simpson was funny
VoteTween2006: Vi Simpson of IN?
prince zee pal poop: skinny guy from montana
cease: simpsons had great little antiwar thing on sunday
VoteTween2006: Ah...
cease: weapons of mass disinetration?
cease: defenestration?
VoteTween2006: Heard it was not shown in some markets, Cat.
cease: really?
Boney: Air America is airing an ad marathon
cease: watching lakers vs minn
VoteTween2006: apparently, lol - well, they did declare bankruptcy recently :-(
cease: glad they got new senator but hope theirr team loses
Boney: angels 3 devil
cease: doesnt seem to be kepeing them off the air
VoteTween2006: THought I read that somewhere, Cat, but I can't find a link offhand.
prince zee pal poop: damn, lead is holding at about 20,000 for macaca face, WTF are virginians thinking about?
prince zee pal poop: i am ashamed for my state
Boney: did Al Franken go to bed?
||||||||| Outside, the 10:46 PM crosstown bus from Colorado pulls away, leaving Bambi coughing in a cloud of diesel fumes.
prince zee pal poop: hi bambi
VoteTween2006: Hey Bam...
Bambi: I hate riding the bus! All those fumes...
cease: hes partying in st paul
prince zee pal poop: cough cough
Bambi smiles and says Hi all ... happy voting ??
prince zee pal poop: doing pretty good, a few bumps
VoteTween2006: P wants to know what in hades you guyz in VA are thinking... Allen's still ahead by a nose.
Boney: oh my god I forgot
prince zee pal poop: you forgot to vote? lol
VoteTween2006: The lines were too long here, Bambi.
Merlyn: well, he DOES have a Jewish nose...
VoteTween2006: Actually a pretty good sign.
Bambi: hi Tween, PrinceP
VoteTween2006: lol Merl... don't tell him that
prince zee pal poop: how are you, and JL and R?
Bambi: that was not unexpected in VA really ... it's the south and no real competition unfortunately
cease: hey sestak won
prince zee pal poop: it is only 20,000 votes now, not over bambi
prince zee pal poop: oops, 30,000 :( ouch
Bambi: ok, well still some leaway then
Bambi: tired here Tween ... been on the go alot
VoteTween2006: They have leeway in the south...
Boney: Have the votes in Northern Virginia been counted yet? Historically that's a heavily contested region
Bambi: lol princep
VoteTween2006: Sounded like it from your email. Great you could make it :-)
prince zee pal poop: i don't know who is left
Bambi: let me check
cease: hey bambi. you get cds?
VoteTween2006: Yeah, N VA is really a DC suburb.
prince zee pal poop: ahhh, 13,000 at 96%
Bambi: I don't know but they are talking about a high voter turnout
Boney: high voter burnout
VoteTween2006: More like a Presidential election in terms of turnout. Good thing...
prince zee pal poop: 48%, I forget what is average
prince zee pal poop: for virginia
Boney: the voters may be high now, but just wait until the hellish introspection kicks in
Bambi: http://www.pbs.org/newshour/vote2006/
Bambi: Cat yes, we did ...thanks!
Bambi: Clem hasn't had time to listen to them yet, but we got them
VoteTween2006: Couldn't have happened to a nicer guy than Santoium.
Bambi: yes, always a good thing to have high voter turnout
Merlyn: google 'santorum' and look at the first entry (or feel lucky, punk)
Bambi: avg varies ... not a set thing. Depends upon the level of apathy ;-)
VoteTween2006: Now that's a dictionary Merl
prince zee pal poop: BBC says dems have won the house
Bambi: it would be hard for them to know that at this point
cease: not on air am yet
Merlyn: but what have we REALLY won?
cease: a repsite from fascism, merl
prince zee pal poop: they have won 10 seats previously held by GOP, they only needed 15
prince zee pal poop: i think it is a safe bet lol
Bambi: so Casey clear winner in PA?
prince zee pal poop: hassert replaced by pelosi, that is enough
prince zee pal poop: yes santorim conceded
VoteTween2006: http://www.workingforchange.com/webgraphics/WFC/TMW11-08-06sm.jpg
VoteTween2006: THis way to the sanitorium....
||||||||| Catherwood enters the room, strikes a gong, and bellows "THE TIME IN NEW YORK IS 11 O'CLOCK", then silently exits.
VoteTween2006: Close enough for rock & roll, Catherwood...
||||||||| Catherwood steps over to VoteTween2006 and mumbles "My ears are burning..."
prince zee pal poop: ohio has gone democratic, house seats too
VoteTween2006: Gee, they didn't like the way their votes were tallied last time?
prince zee pal poop: the democrat leading in montana hehehe
VoteTween2006: Even if the Dems win the Senate, the actual legislative process has gotten so screwed up, it'll be a while to set things straight.
Boney: Gotta go... I'll be back a little after midnite Eastern time
prince zee pal poop: ok bone
cease: by
Bambi: it says something even if they don't win it if it's that close ;-)
Bambi: hello, had to redial
cease: just looked at missouri. misserable
prince zee pal poop: legislation begins in the house, the dems have real power
prince zee pal poop: i am hoping that is a slow start cat, that was supposed to be closer
Bambi: see ya later boney
||||||||| Boney dashes out the back door as Mayor P'nisnose blasts through the front door holding a shotgun and shouting "Where's Boney?! It's 11:05 PM and my ballot boxes haven't been stuffed yet!"
prince zee pal poop: wb bambi, you did not leave chat :D
prince zee pal poop: you are right bambi
cease: i dontknow who any of these lakers are except kobe
Bambi: likely not as you could tell ... but yes. We had to redial...lost traffic
cease: dems need 1 seat on cnn
prince zee pal poop: bbc says the remaining precints in virginia are democratic wow
cease: dems win, cnn
prince zee pal poop: only needs 13,000
Bambi: not real happy with either side's candidates, but change needs to happen somehow ...
prince zee pal poop: sure bambi, we need to shift the middle to the left so the far right is not acceptable
prince zee pal poop: cnn gives the house to the dems?
Bambi: liked the Onion's article on the election ... the politicians won ... lol ... duh!
prince zee pal poop: webb is saying the remaining votes look good for him :D
prince zee pal poop: hah bambi, others say, don't vote, it just encourages them lol
Bambi: LOL
VoteTween2006: Exactly, Bambi...
Bambi: unfortunately that's true too
prince zee pal poop: webb says the remain votes will take a while to count
prince zee pal poop: but he is very pleased and hopeful, things look good
Bambi: about it encouraging them ... none of them realize just how out of step they all are
cease: rove on "the math"
Bambi: it's a lesser of two evils ... yet again
VoteTween2006: They'll be sending Mr. Rove back to math class lol
Bambi: lol
VoteTween2006: A lesser of two weevils, in some cases Bambi ;-)
Bambi: lol, yes tween lol
prince zee pal poop: sure, but it does matter, imagine if george wallace had won, or hubert humphrey, instead of nixon, it becomes a different country
VoteTween2006: yep
Bambi: I vote for Tween in 2006 lol
prince zee pal poop: a lot of the folks now are near the middle, but there is a difference still
VoteTween2006: He's Not Insane! (well, some might disagree...)
prince zee pal poop: I am insane, free macdonalds food, the salads anyway
VoteTween2006: However I am running on a full Surrealist platform.
Bambi: the problem is the extremes ... the extremes are so far out of balance on both ends of the spectrum ... that's likely why you are seeing a shift to balance it back to the middle abit of course
prince zee pal poop: yes
VoteTween2006: The guaranteed annual year... One organism, one vote...
Bambi: we can't have it so far out of balance or the top will fall over and spin out lol
VoteTween2006: Anything that pulls us back from the Neocon Imperial America abyss will be welcomed...
VoteTween2006: And we'll all have to speak Chinese...
prince zee pal poop: we don't need the military being the police, that is not necessary
prince zee pal poop: they are trained for deadly combat, not being police
VoteTween2006: America does not have to be a police/military state to fight terrorism.
Bambi: I think it stinks that they don't let you write in votes anymore ... that should never have been taken off the ballot ... it was one way to speak one's mind
prince zee pal poop: right, fear has made us panic
VoteTween2006: As we can see on the streets of Baghdad.
cease: i forgot. comedy on cbc
prince zee pal poop: you can write in
Bambi: didn't see that on my ballots for the presidential elections
VoteTween2006: It'd be nice to have the Constitution back ;-)
Bambi: when they went to the touch screen
prince zee pal poop: I am not sure how to do it, but it can be done lol
VoteTween2006: CBC has some pretty good comedy shows, Cat?
prince zee pal poop: my precint says it had 118 write ins, I wonder who they chose though lol
VoteTween2006: My Mom made a point of voting early so she could use a paper ballot (Indiana).
Bambi: it would be nice to have the constitution back ... I hope it's still possible ... so much is screwed up
prince zee pal poop: you see it on the web, and folks like olberman are saying it on the msm finally
Bambi: I would have voted for "None of the Above" NODA lol
VoteTween2006: The (so called) Patriot Act needs some _serious_ examination and revision.
prince zee pal poop: you are not alone bambi, many agree with you and are fighting :D
VoteTween2006: Olbermann's doing a great job.
VoteTween2006: That should be an option, Bambi :-)
cease: yes i had forgotten, rick mercer has a tuesday night show
cease: one of if not our best commedian
VoteTween2006: "A Pox On Both Your Houses", so to speak...
cease: very political, but canadian poliitcal
Bambi: Patriot Act ... tish! That is so 1984 it's downright scary
prince zee pal poop: most of the new democrats are against that stuff
Bambi: directly from the "Ministry of Truth" no doubt
VoteTween2006: Found Mercer's blog, Cat. Will have to check it out later.
cease: he just had a beautiful rant
VoteTween2006: The best reason of many to have the Dems in control. People may actually _read_ the thing...
cease: big financial news here this week
Bambi: if enough people voted NODA ... they would have to step back and punt and give us some real candidates.
VoteTween2006: You're going to buy the US debt if CN can have Washington & Oregon?
VoteTween2006: If only, Bambi...
prince zee pal poop: then again, millions of folks wanted a george wallace america
VoteTween2006: Campaign finance reform is still the thing that'll help everybody do their job better.
prince zee pal poop: there are real disagreements about what sort of country to have
VoteTween2006: What they _thought_ was a George Wallace America, P.
cease: millions of people thought segragation was the natural order
VoteTween2006: People were very scared of cultural change.
Bambi: if they put the constitution back in place as it was intended, everyone would have the country they wanted.
prince zee pal poop: yes, you are right
Merlyn: I heard Bush is going to declare war on Quagmirestan
VoteTween2006: That's of course not the case _now_, Cat ;-)
VoteTween2006: lol Merl
VoteTween2006: Do they have oil?
Bambi: is that a real place Merlyn? Sounds like a quagmire to me lol
prince zee pal poop: after iran M, keep your talking points straight
Merlyn: I might be back later, I'll archive this chat too
||||||||| Merlyn dashes out the back door as Mayor P'nisnose blasts through the front door holding a shotgun and shouting "Where's Merlyn?! It's 11:28 PM and my ballot boxes haven't been stuffed yet!"
cease: ok merl
Bambi: thanks Merlyn :-)
prince zee pal poop: ahh my pearls of wisdom are archived, this will drive somebody insane in 2107 hehe
Bambi: well, that'll be their problem LOL we won't be around for them to lash out upon lol
prince zee pal poop: webb is not claiming victory, but he is happy even though 13,000 down now
cease: down 7000 on cnn
cease: but only 2% left
Bambi: just being really close is a statement, especially in VA
cease: great news from south dakota
prince zee pal poop: the great-great-great cloned grand-daugher of the lesbian clinton couple is running for president in 2007, waiting for the mars settlement vote results
prince zee pal poop: oops 2107 hehe
cease: our canuck pretend news show is on
VoteTween2006: Yeah, Bambi, VA's a tough nut to crack.
prince zee pal poop: new york times give 14 seats to dems
Bambi: Ohio went to Dem
prince zee pal poop: only 2% ouch
prince zee pal poop: if webb had not given me hope earlier, I would say that was that
prince zee pal poop: yes bambi, senate and many house seats
Bambi: News of the defeat of three Senate Republican incumbents, in Rhode Island, Pennsylvania and Ohio,
prince zee pal poop: i need to replace the batteries in my headphones lol brb
cease: now we need montana, missouri, and maybe webb?
cease: miss9ouri not looking good
prince zee pal poop: a poor start in missouri that is sure
cease: ohio and penn were givens
prince zee pal poop: yes, need 3 more
prince zee pal poop: arizona maybe
cease: the polls had the dems ahead in va, mis
prince zee pal poop: that is not starting good
cease: no dems lost yet?
prince zee pal poop: lamont lost to lieberman
Bambi: http://www.pbs.org/newshour/vote2006/governor/index.html
VoteTween2006: Ortega's won the Nicaragua Pres election.
cease: true
cease: theres always good news somewhere
prince zee pal poop: ronnie is spinning in his grave hehehe
Bambi: http://www.pbs.org/newshour/vote2006/senate/index.html
VoteTween2006: BBC is showing the Senate close... http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/6127216.stm
Bambi: http://www.pbs.org/newshour/vote2006/house/index.html
prince zee pal poop: ahh new york times finally gives the house to the democrats
VoteTween2006: No Dem incumbants have lost yet.
prince zee pal poop: that is will slow down bush, that is good enough for me
prince zee pal poop: having the senate is gravy
Bambi: Former Democratic Rep. Baron Hill won Indiana's 9th District seat held by Republican Rep. Mike Sodrel in one of the most contested House races in the nation, according to an unofficial tally.
Bambi: still not over, that's unofficial
VoteTween2006: Good for IN!
cease: good news
prince zee pal poop: wyoming is 70% republican and a gop republican there is losing hehehe
prince zee pal poop: incumbent congressman
Bambi: the thing that scares me is that the dems will think that they are doing things right just because they have made such headway. that's not true. they are still way out in left field ... this election is a matter of balance, not support for dems really ... for many in the country
VoteTween2006: Couldn't agree more, Bambi. What counts is what happens next spring.
cease: you thnk so, bambi?
prince zee pal poop: bush did the same thing, got 51% of the vote and pretended all america support his approach
Bambi: yes, Cat I do.
cease: all your dems would be to the right of most canadians
VoteTween2006: Sure Cat. This is a negative vote, not a positive one...
VoteTween2006: lol Probably so, Cat...
Bambi: exactly princep
cease: good point, poop
Bambi: that wasn't true then, and it's not true now
cease: i thikn people vote for the optinos they have
VoteTween2006: Bush's mandate wasn't...
prince zee pal poop: no major democrats are talking about national health care now, only affordable health care
Bambi: people in the US are voting for change. plain and simple. IMHO.
VoteTween2006: If it hadn't been for 911, he _never_ would have been able to pull the BS he's been pulling these last few years.
VoteTween2006: Agreed, Bam.
prince zee pal poop: you are right tween
Bambi: you got that right Tween
prince zee pal poop: but even scalia does not like the amount of power he wants
VoteTween2006: They're going to have to be pushed into health care reform, P.
prince zee pal poop: yes tween
VoteTween2006: Unitary _THIS_.... LOL
prince zee pal poop: medicare D has given big pharma profits beyond market expectations, that should be big news
prince zee pal poop: it is corruption
VoteTween2006: This has been nothing but a boondoggle for Bush's favorite corporations. It's sickening.
prince zee pal poop: pure boondoggle
prince zee pal poop: pork to corporations instead of communities
VoteTween2006: Give your kid's live for Haliburton. It's the patriotic thing to do...
VoteTween2006: life
cease: wars good business, so give your sons
cease: quoth joyce
VoteTween2006: People are going to look back on this war and hate Bush a whole more than they hated Johnson.
cease: air america has to do something about this music
Bambi: the problem I have with insurance of any kind is two fold: 1. it ups the price for the commodity. 2. it's protection money. really goes against the grain. I know many really need medical coverage, but it really goes against the grain
cease: i think johnson got mixed in with nixon
prince zee pal poop: cheney has all of his halliburton stock in a blind trust, as if that makes some sort of difference when they get contracts without having to bid against other companies
VoteTween2006: Well, Nixon too... but it was considered Johnson's war.
prince zee pal poop: you are right bambi, a scam, a clever scam
VoteTween2006: I will defer you to Canada's healt care system, Bambi :-)
VoteTween2006: The fact is, we pay more for worse services than any other industrialized country.
Bambi: yes, and they've been getting away with it for a very long time
prince zee pal poop: johnson lied about the gulf of tonkin, that will tarnish his history despite the civil rights gains
VoteTween2006: Nixon was the one with the "secret plan" to end the war.
Bambi: yes, and we have the insurance companies to thank for that
cease: comparing health systems, my parents moved from la to here recently and get far better servcie here
prince zee pal poop: we have contempt for the poor
cease: its amazing, the difference as i've dealt with both extensively
VoteTween2006: The insurance companies like to pick and choose (for obvious choices) who they insure. A program that insures everybody spreads the liability.
prince zee pal poop: poor folks are lazy or criminals, instead of just fellow citizen with a tiny bit less luck
Bambi: 'we' do not. the gov't does. They are not trying to help them get out from under the gov, but try to keep them under the thumb of gov.
VoteTween2006: I don't doubt it, Cat.
prince zee pal poop: yes bambi
cease: my parents are among the wealthy and get better service here than they paid for in la
VoteTween2006: A really scary trend in the new "cherry picker" hospitals they're putting up that will admit only people with good health insurance, or who have the money.
cease: they havent paid any canuck taxes since the mid 50s, theyre now tax payer supported health care
cease: is this true about webb?
Bambi: there is something to be said for teaching one to fish rather than just giving them fish.
prince zee pal poop: the facts show you are right cat, but perception rules in america
VoteTween2006: The Popiel Self-Surgery kit, Bambi lol?
cease: im watching canuck pretend news, listening to air america, and in the middle of a mighty volcano
cease: all these things coalesce
Bambi: yes, that's really bad. just because they can't afford medical care, doesn't mean they don't need it to. are they there to simply make a profit or help people?
prince zee pal poop: honest hard working folks that get the minimum wage are only a few 1,000 above the povery level
VoteTween2006: St. Helen's has erupted?
prince zee pal poop: one expensive health cost, and they are busted, they must keep their lowpaying jobs to keep the insurance, they cannot be entrpeneurs
Bambi: that's just one version, every country, group, religion has their own words for that philosophy but it's in most every philosophy out there
VoteTween2006: The economic system ain't what it was in the 50's & 60's. Now you're just a commodity in the workforce, and competing with 3rd world countries.
prince zee pal poop: families used to only need dad working
prince zee pal poop: now both need to work to make ends meet
VoteTween2006: The bottom line is, what does it mean to be an American?
VoteTween2006: And both of them have two jobs.
prince zee pal poop: i do not say mom must stay at home, but jobs should pay enough that she can if she chooses
VoteTween2006: Universal health care is good for everybody, unless you want to live in an airtight house in a gated community.
||||||||| Catherwood walks in wearing his pyjamas, yawns, and mumbles "It's midnight here in New York city"...then he falls over and starts snoring loudly..
VoteTween2006: Quite in agreement, P.
prince zee pal poop: the senators voted down a minimum wage hike but gave themselves 30,000 more a year
VoteTween2006: That's disgusting, isn't it?
prince zee pal poop: there is no shame
Bambi: yes, there is no shame
cease: the simpsons movie?
cease: why havent i heard of this?
prince zee pal poop: many companies already pay more than the minimum wage, as a matter of decency
Bambi: you see it in government and big corps. they replicate each other these days
prince zee pal poop: lol cat
prince zee pal poop: the house will investigate the spending in Iraq, that will be fun
cease: not for haliburton
Bambi: that should prove interesting
VoteTween2006: The corporations _are_ the government. That's the problem. Campaign finance reform...
prince zee pal poop: ??? some guy just said webb went ahead in virginia
prince zee pal poop: my nyt site still says down by 3,000
VoteTween2006: About those WMDs, Mr. Cheney...
Bambi: well, I will believe that when I read it after the final tally lol
VoteTween2006: For VA to go Dem would be quite a coup.
prince zee pal poop: yes, wow
Bambi: even if it doesn't ... to be that close would be very important
prince zee pal poop: yes
VoteTween2006: Would certainly send a message, Bambi.
Bambi: my eyes are crossing ... I need sleep! lol great to talk with you all tonight.
VoteTween2006: You too Bambi. Sleep well...
prince zee pal poop: kiss bambi, say hi to JL and root
prince zee pal poop: see you thursday :)
cease: night, bambi
VoteTween2006: I'm going to hit the kicthen also, but will be monitoring the chat & Air Am...
prince zee pal poop: ok, I am looking for other sites with the webb info
Bambi smiles and wishes all sweet dreams!
Bambi: see ya all on Thursday!
cease: off we go
||||||||| "Hey cease!" ... cease turns, and sees Bradshaw approching with the handcuffs, and is dragged away, screaming "it's only 12:09 AM, I don't have to go yet!"...
||||||||| Bambi dashes out the back door as Mayor P'nisnose blasts through the front door holding a shotgun and shouting "Where's Bambi?! It's 12:09 AM and my ballot boxes haven't been stuffed yet!"
prince zee pal poop: the official virginia site is still at 96%
prince zee pal poop: ahhh it updated, 99.18% allen by less than 2,000 folks
prince zee pal poop: out of 2 million lol
prince zee pal poop: they will want to recount that lol
VoteTween2006: Very kewl :-)
prince zee pal poop: i am very happy the house changed
VoteTween2006: We'll see what they do with it...
prince zee pal poop: I am more progressive than the dems
prince zee pal poop: but as cat says, you go with the options you have
prince zee pal poop: how could anybody see that macaca video and determine allen is fit to represent virginia?
prince zee pal poop: i am disgusted
prince zee pal poop: they just want anybody who supports the right wing agenda in office, even if he is a jerk
VoteTween2006: They _think_ he's supporting their agenda.
VoteTween2006: Family values, etc.
prince zee pal poop: rich familys
prince zee pal poop: i don't even know anybody that would ever pay the federal death tax, they have to have an estate worth over 2 million dollars
prince zee pal poop: and yet they sold it as if every american would have to pay a death tax
prince zee pal poop ( ford in tennessee has conceded
prince zee pal poop: according to the bbc
VoteTween2006: That's a good example of what they do, P.
prince zee pal poop: the citizens deserve some of the blame, I am not sure what to do about that, except support education lol
prince zee pal poop: 20 precincts and 3,000 votes in virginia wow
VoteTween2006: If all people are given is Fox news and Rush Limbaugh, what are they supposed to think?
prince zee pal poop: oops, less than 2000
prince zee pal poop: yes, but i don't want anybody telling fox or cbs what crap they can say
prince zee pal poop: i hope the people see lies as lies, they can do it, like iraq now
VoteTween2006: I just mean, what's _available_ with the consolidation of media outlets.
prince zee pal poop: young folks are using the internet to get news, that is a big deal
prince zee pal poop: I think that is why the corporations want to end net neutrality
||||||||| Catherwood steals into the room, and pipes up "Announcing 'Boney', also known as 'Nancy' -- the time is 12:27 AM" -- then he slowly retires back into the Aviary...
prince zee pal poop: wb bone
VoteTween2006: wb boney
Boney: the big wb
prince zee pal poop: yes, the media is portrayed as liberal, they are corporations that do not attack corporatism
Boney: Jerry Springer is a liberal
VoteTween2006: I agree, P. Net neutrality is the only hope in the current situation. Most people don't use their computer to check alternative news sources.
prince zee pal poop: sure, but he focuses on personal social issues, does not challenged directly the situation...
VoteTween2006: Having watched Springer on TV, I found it amazing to hear him on Air America.
prince zee pal poop: oops, I have not heard him on air america
prince zee pal poop: bbc says again webb won allen
prince zee pal poop: oops webb won virginia
VoteTween2006: I don't think he's on after the shake-up, but he used to be 8-11 CST.
prince zee pal poop: ahhh hell, the official VA web site says webb is ahead
VoteTween2006: You sure?
prince zee pal poop: web is up by 2000 now LOOOOOL
prince zee pal poop: cool, super coool
VoteTween2006: Hehehehehehehe
prince zee pal poop: good virginia, I don't have to move lool
VoteTween2006: Does Virginia have a state anthem? I'd like to sing it...
VoteTween2006: LOL
prince zee pal poop: no, they keep looking for one
VoteTween2006: Well, they have a reason to sing tonight!
prince zee pal poop: most were confederate songs and the northern virginia folks said noooo lol
prince zee pal poop: I like shendoah
prince zee pal poop: shenendoah
prince zee pal poop: shenandougha? lol
VoteTween2006: Yeah, really you guys are part of the D.C. experience. Like we were in Bowie, MD.
VoteTween2006: Shenandoah's pretty, actually...
prince zee pal poop: sure, we talked about each bill going through congress lol
prince zee pal poop: a nice song :D
Boney: I'd like to see former Rep. Mark Foley and Rev. Ted Haggard on the Jerry Springer show
prince zee pal poop: hehe
prince zee pal poop: jim bakker and that other guy can give advice
Boney: and maybe Limbaugh if he violates his probation
prince zee pal poop: webb won hehehehehehehe
prince zee pal poop: wow
VoteTween2006: Now that's a billing I'd watch. LOL
VoteTween2006: My Dad taught at GWU and I worked there a bit, so we were in and out of D.C. alot.
prince zee pal poop: i went drinking in georgetown every night for years, brother lives in nw
Boney: My Congressman is on the 20 most corrupt list... Hilariously, he won
prince zee pal poop: i drank in bars near GWU also
prince zee pal poop: hehehe bone
prince zee pal poop: all the votes that can be bought
prince zee pal poop: clayton powell was indicted and convicted and they kept sending them back
Boney: this area is known as the crank capital of the USA... it's a federal disaster area
prince zee pal poop: allen is talking on bbc
prince zee pal poop: conceeding I think, i hate that voice,
VoteTween2006: Air America is broadcasting live video, if you have broadband.
prince zee pal poop: oops allen is not giving up
VoteTween2006: How close is Riverside to LA proper, Bone?
Boney: we had problems with tweakers taking apart the voting machines and then trying to put them back together, to make them "better"
VoteTween2006: Suuuure....
Boney: take a ride with me down the San Berdino freeway
VoteTween2006: The Dems obviously rigged the vote ;-)
Boney: it's about an hour and a half drive on the freeway, Tween
VoteTween2006: In other words, reeeeal close lol
VoteTween2006: Which is already in progress!
Boney: oh... not during rush hour
VoteTween2006: Gotta get out to the coast one of these days. But then I keep saying that about Canada.
prince zee pal poop: my mom lived 2 blocks from USC
Boney: do Canada instead. visit cease
prince zee pal poop: my grandmother lived for 50 years in hungington park
prince zee pal poop: hunt
prince zee pal poop: LA is big
VoteTween2006: If I were to become an ex-pat American, I'd surely check out Van. The climate is pretty reasonable for Canukland.
prince zee pal poop: i would go the virgin islands lol
Boney: Canada is vast
VoteTween2006: Well, if I were going to take my yaght...
VoteTween2006: I realized that recently. Second only to Russia in terms of territory.
prince zee pal poop: no yacht, just lie on the beach, except for the hurricaines lol
prince zee pal poop: lot of tundra I think, but so does russia lol
prince zee pal poop: ahhh mudcat is happy
VoteTween2006: The Inuit own 1/5 of the land. Bet a few Souix would like that deal ;-)
Boney: brb
prince zee pal poop: i don't like the odds for taking the senate now
prince zee pal poop: missouri and arizona don't look good
VoteTween2006: If it's within one or two votes on a bill, there could be crossovers from moderate Republicans.
prince zee pal poop: yes
prince zee pal poop: snow is independent almost
prince zee pal poop: and in conference, they have a democratic controlled house hehehe
VoteTween2006: And Bernie Sanders got in. He'll vote Dem on alot of stuff.
VoteTween2006: Exaaactly...
prince zee pal poop: hassert and frist cannot get away with murder
prince zee pal poop: some of their shenanigans oh my
VoteTween2006: yep
VoteTween2006: Lions and Frists and Hasterts, oh my!
prince zee pal poop: looool yes
prince zee pal poop: bushes and frists and hasterts oh my lol
prince zee pal poop: I am optomistic
prince zee pal poop: i think the right wing is losing and desparate rather than gaining power and influence
prince zee pal poop: even fox has some progressive ideas on things, the old newspapers did not do that
VoteTween2006: People are find out what they _actually_ represent.
prince zee pal poop: they cannot support bigotry openly
prince zee pal poop: yes
||||||||| Catherwood leads Dexter Fong into the room, accepts a wooden nickel as a gratuity, mutters something about 12:55 AM, then departs.
prince zee pal poop: maskill pulled ahead in missouri?
prince zee pal poop: hi dester
prince zee pal poop: missouri is not over yet
Dexter Fong: Dester?
VoteTween2006: wb Dex
prince zee pal poop: yes forg
VoteTween2006: lol
prince zee pal poop: oops, sorry mr fong, my apologies
Dexter Fong: Well de Dems has de house....de Senate is up in de air...and de bees 'n spiders is got de court houses and dey repossed my car
prince zee pal poop: webb is ahead, virginia law demands an automatic recount when this close
prince zee pal poop: yes in de house helooooo speaker Pelosi
Dexter Fong: helooooo speaker Poop
prince zee pal poop: how are you doing dexter?
prince zee pal poop: I am excited :)
VoteTween2006: Spreak Democrat, troop!
Dexter Fong: Poop: I'm doing fine...NY State went heavily democratic
prince zee pal poop: NYT says dems up 21 in the house, only needed 15 lol
prince zee pal poop: ahhh super, virginia is still dragging its feet into the future lol
VoteTween2006: Quite the landslide for the Dems in the House.
Dexter Fong: Virginia: The Olde Macaca State
VoteTween2006: Hey, as long as they're even _dragging_ lol
prince zee pal poop: commonwealth macaca commonwealth, whatever that means lol
||||||||| Catherwood enters the room, strikes a gong, and bellows "THE TIME IN NEW YORK IS 1 O'CLOCK", then silently exits.
prince zee pal poop: air america video is off the air
Dexter Fong: Common wealth is where every one can graze their sheep or cattle
||||||||| With a theatrical clearing of his throat, Catherwood intones: "1:01 AM and late as usual, it's Merlyn, just back from Billville."
Dexter Fong: Catherwood, who did you vote for?
||||||||| Catherwood walks up to Dexter Fong and mumbles "My ears are burning..."
Boney: Dexter Fong, Merlyn
Merlyn: hey folx, just came in to say bye again
VoteTween2006: Audio's still up...
prince zee pal poop: wb M
VoteTween2006: wb Merl
Dexter Fong: Musta voted Republican eh, Catherwood
||||||||| Catherwood ignores Dexter Fong
Dexter Fong: Hi Merlyn
VoteTween2006: Hello, I must be going...
Boney: wb Democrats
prince zee pal poop: you would stay but that would keep you from going tween?
Dexter Fong: well, just dropped by to say hi and g'bye, see y'all Thursday night
prince zee pal poop: ahh ok, the bus, waving from the bus
Boney: Catherwood give Merlyn a Papoon for President button
||||||||| Catherwood hands merlyn a papoon for president button.
Dexter Fong: Mooning from the bus
VoteTween2006: I was mimiking Merl.
prince zee pal poop: oops mimicker
Dexter Fong: Night Boney, Merl, poop, tweeny
Boney: nite Tween
VoteTween2006: Yeah, we know what we're going to know tonight about the election. Nite all...
Boney: nite Dexter
||||||||| At 1:04 AM, the lights go out! Rocky Rococo's voice pierces the inky darkness: "I've got you now, Dexter Fong!" Shattering glass is heard, and then the lights come back on...
prince zee pal poop: webb is ahead, mccaskill is moving up, it is a horserace
||||||||| At 1:04 AM, VoteTween2006 rushes out the door saying "Hey, mister ice-cream man, I've got a nickel, wait for meeeee..."
||||||||| A time machine materializes at 1:04 AM and Dexter Fong waltzes out, carrying a grape from ancient Greece.
Boney: Election? What election?
prince zee pal poop: i think he said erection hehe
prince zee pal poop: that is voting in china
Boney: Electrician
prince zee pal poop: i was waiting for him
prince zee pal poop: or somebody like him
Merlyn: bye again...
||||||||| Merlyn is thrown out the window just as the clock strikes 1:06 AM.
prince zee pal poop: night M
Boney: nite
prince zee pal poop: why am not surprised allen is not conceding, he should have withdrawn after the macaca incident
||||||||| It's 1:10 AM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| Dexter Fong - dead from the fiddlers
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
Boney: if it's close he's wise not to concede
prince zee pal poop: i know the politics of it
prince zee pal poop: but ahh, he is a worm lol
prince zee pal poop: and now that everybody sees he is a worm, normally they crawl back in their hole lol
Boney: a worm in the wake of the flood
prince zee pal poop: yes
Boney: you can smell 'em
prince zee pal poop: air america said mccaskill had taken the lead but they nyt ahhh it finally updated
prince zee pal poop: the senate is still up for grabs
Boney: RFK would be up all night
prince zee pal poop: tom delays district went democratic, that is a shame hahahahaha
prince zee pal poop: ahhh his vision for america
prince zee pal poop: RFKs vision still exists, but it is rare to see in modern politicians
Boney: does a shark primarily rely on vision?
Boney: DeLay, I mean
prince zee pal poop: they smell money, blood money
prince zee pal poop: the Corp and GOP approach is like WC Fields, never give a sucker an even break
Boney: when they're in a feeding frenzy they sometimes attack one another
prince zee pal poop: they looks for signs of weakness that is sure
Boney: weakness: lobbyists, campaign contributions, infighting
Boney: this election was explensive
prince zee pal poop: yes it was, new records set
Boney: explensive?
Boney: the ocean will run out of fish (and lots of other resources) by 2050--and their biggest concern is TV commercials
Boney: TV commercials that are generally very uncreative... as if they were spewed out from a template
prince zee pal poop: perception rather than facts is necessary when the facts are against you
prince zee pal poop: I hate commercial tv, I don't listen to air america because of the ads
Boney: if ad agencies have so much power, you'd think they'd make better TV commercials
prince zee pal poop: people mention air america often, I try to listen, but the damn commercials
Boney: Can you afford a Premium subscription?
prince zee pal poop: i have not looked into it, I don't listen to radio or watch tv often at all lol
Boney: Premium is internet radio
prince zee pal poop: i am on a fixed budget, probably could but that is another expense..
Boney: For example, you can listen to Al Franken on demand
Boney: Yeah, it's expensive. I wish that business model would work for 'em, though
prince zee pal poop: I'll wait and listen to him on cpsan in the senate lool
Boney: Al Franken on demand no commercials, I think. Hold on a sec. Let me czech my facts
prince zee pal poop: i have colbert and jon steward and olberman and maher when I need that
prince zee pal poop: stewart
prince zee pal poop: ahh mccaskill pulling ahead but montana getting closer
Boney: If they don't care about the environment, you'd think they'd worry about their grandchildren living on a planet that's running out of resources
prince zee pal poop: we share the same values, but have different priorities
Boney: Even Dennis Miller might worry about the shit hitting the fan in 2050
Boney: Or not
prince zee pal poop: it takes leadership and honesty
prince zee pal poop: both of those have never been in large supply :(
prince zee pal poop: until a situation become critical
Boney: http://www.airamerica.com/premium/pricing.php I'm still trying to find out if it's commercial-free
prince zee pal poop: even the art and food channels have competitions where you win by eliminating your competition
prince zee pal poop: the survivor mentality is about getting rid of the 'others'
prince zee pal poop: winner takes all
Boney: Phil Proctor was the voice of Big Brother--until they got rid of him
prince zee pal poop: i never watched it hehe
prince zee pal poop: i have become an out of touch foagie
prince zee pal poop: but I still enjoy watching politics
Boney: "leadership and honesty" here comes RFK Jr.
prince zee pal poop: yes, a new generation is picking up the torch again
Boney: He's aware that the shit is about to hit the fan
prince zee pal poop: there are lots in the street fighting already, downplayed or portrayed as kooks by the msm
Boney: the ocean is running out of fish--that worries you?
prince zee pal poop: never a big fish eater, except tuna lol
prince zee pal poop: but it breaks the chain, and the chain falls on everybody
prince zee pal poop: i forget when it was, I read that our top scientists had allowed atomic waste that is nasty for 40,000 years to be encased in concret and thrown in the ocean
prince zee pal poop: concrete, those are our top minds, doing nonsense like that. I gave up
prince zee pal poop: que sera sera or whatever
Boney: RFK Jr knows all about this stuff... His future is sustainable
prince zee pal poop: not without big changes with how we live
prince zee pal poop: and such changes are never made by choice historically :(
prince zee pal poop: that demands a different economic system
Boney: Once business realized there's no choice, the change will happen. The Chinese are more clueful than the U.S. at this point
prince zee pal poop: yes
Boney: realizes
prince zee pal poop: until there is no choice, they will keep going the old way
Boney: there already is no choice, they just have to be made aware of this fact... That where RFK Jr comes in
Boney: That's
Boney: Anyway, I'm off to consume Chinese leftovers
prince zee pal poop: chinese again?
prince zee pal poop: it is late, night night
prince zee pal poop: i am optomistic, but see more trouble before it gets better
prince zee pal poop: bush and his friends will not go quietly
prince zee pal poop: see you thursday, super about the house and maybe the senate :D
Boney: Yes, by Thursday Nite we'll know more
Boney: Heh.
||||||||| At 1:46 AM, Boney vanishes mysteriously -- just as Nino the Mind Boggler predicted!
prince zee pal poop: webb will win :D
||||||||| At 1:46 AM, prince zee pal poop vanishes mysteriously -- just as Nino the Mind Boggler predicted!
||||||||| Gusts of wind blow in from outside and the thumpa-thumpa-thumpa of helicopter blades is heard as Happy Panditt's chopper lands on the lawn and Tom Hufferson, founding father falls out at 3:07 AM.
Tom Hufferson, founding father:
Tom Hufferson, founding father: Subject: When in the course of human events ... (?) ...
Tom Hufferson, founding father: Whereas the House of Representatives of the United States Congress is so empowered with the responsibility to see to the guidance of the Government of the United States of America and the Legislative and Executive Branches thereof, it is so recommended at this time to place before the first of the continuing sessions of this great legislative and governing body the ultimate safeguard empowerment with which the House of the Congress is so entrusted; Therefore let it be put to a vote by the newly assembled and continuing Congress, assigned office by the mandate and vote of the citizens of the United States, who have, by virtue of the results of free elections held November 7th, 2006, created this assembly, and allowed this session to continue so, so that the Executive Office and Administration thereof by and of the current President of the United States of America, George W. Bush, be subject to the findings and rulings of this Congress based on this proposal, created by this vote of the House of Representatives, Commission of Investigation to gather evidence warranting the impeachment of the President, George W. Bush, and Vice President, Richard Cheney, Republicans by party membership, who hold these offices by means and efforts that may be found illegal and coercive, against the common good of the United States of America, and through the illegal deception they have perpetrated in any or many ways to the detriment of the country they have sworn to serve.
Tom Hufferson, founding father: On your approval let this be sent to and from the United States House of Representatives, this day November 8th, 2006.
||||||||| "Hey Tom Hufferson, founding father!" ... Tom Hufferson, founding father turns, and sees Bradshaw approching with the handcuffs, and is dragged away, screaming "it's only 3:08 AM, I don't have to go yet!"...
||||||||| Catherwood enters, and announces to all and sundry "It's 4:32 AM, time to change the log file and clean out unused rooms; please exit the chat room for a minute or two. Thank you for your patience."