The Republican Fisherman.

Discussion in 'Current Events' started by big_arrow_up, Sep 27, 2008.

  1. Overpaid Union Thug

    Overpaid Union Thug Well-Known Member


    A woman​ in a hot air ballo​on reali​zed she was lost.​ She lower​ed her altit​ude and spott​ed a man in a boat below​.​

    She shout​ed to him, “Excu​se me, can you help me? I promi​sed a frien​d I would​ meet him an hour ago, but I don'​t know where​ I am.

    The Man consu​lted his porta​ble GPS and repli​ed,​ “You are in a hot air ballo​on,​ appro​ximat​ely 30 feet above​ a groun​d eleva​tion of 2,​346 feet above​ sea level​.​ You are at 31 degre​es,​ 14.​97 minut​es north​ latit​ude and l00 degre​es,​ 49.​09 minut​es west longi​tude.​

    She rolle​d her eyes and said,​ “you must be a Repub​lican​”.​

    “I am”, repli​ed the man.
    “How did you know”​?​

    “Well​”,​ answe​red the ballo​onist​,​ “ever​ythin​g you told me is techn​icall​y corre​ct,​ but I have no idea what to do with your infor​matio​n,​ and I'm still​ lost.​ Frank​ly,​ you'​ve not been much help to me.

    The man smile​d and respo​nded,​ “You must be a Democ​rat.​

    “I am”, repli​ed the ballo​onist​.​
    “How did you know?​”

    “Well​”,​ said the man, “you don'​t know where​ you are or where​ you are going​.​ You'​ve risen​ to where​ you are, due to a large​ quant​ity of hot air. You made a promi​se that you have no idea how to keep,​ and you expec​t me to solve​ your probl​em.​ You'​re in exact​ly the same posit​ion you were in befor​e we met, but someh​ow,​ now it's my fault​.​
  2. over9five

    over9five Moderator Staff Member

    LOL! That was funny!
  3. diesel96

    diesel96 New Member

    of course if she had spotted a simple man in a dingy he would of been more help to the balloonist and not made her jump thru hoops to get to where she needs to go. Problem solved, unity accomplished.
  4. scratch

    scratch Least Best Moderator Staff Member

    Big Arrow, that was to the point. Too bad it flies right over some peoples head............
  5. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    Of course, what is the chance that she happens to be over a lake in which Ron Paul is sitting in his dinghy?
  6. over9five

    over9five Moderator Staff Member

    Made me think of Sarah Palin. Why can't the Democrats "not made (make) her jump thru hoops to get to where she needs to go."

    Where's the unity there? Why can't that problem be solved?
  7. diesel96

    diesel96 New Member

    Too bad dumb analogies are look upon as serious tools of communication.

    Chances are many modern day neo-conservative republicans and not enough tradition republicans such as Paul.

    So far Sarah has made a name for herself at the local and state level, however, she has to do it the old fashion way, the Smith Barney way, she has to earn her way to the federal level.
    It's your own party thats going to take the blame for holding her back in future political ventures.
    Transparencey surfaces by using her as a tool to shore up lack of republican support for McCain.
    What makes you think we should hand her the keys to this country on a silver platter.
    Besides, her lake is frozen solid, the balloonist can just land on it and ask and ice fisherman, someone who at the same level as the balloonist and can see eye to eye.
  8. Overpaid Union Thug

    Overpaid Union Thug Well-Known Member

    Well, the thing seems to have offended a known Liberal. I guess that means it was a well written piece after all. LOL!