Russ Gibb at Random


September 28, 2010

I found this on the web the other night, What do you think about these statements ?

I Am the Democratic Liberal-Progressive's Worst Nightmare.
I am an White, Conservative, Tax-Paying, American Veteran, Gun Owning Biker.
I am a Master leatherworker. I work hard and long hours with my hands to earn a living.

I believe in God and the freedom of religion, but I don't push it on others.
I ride Harley Davidson Motorcycles, and drive American-made cars, and I believe in American products and buy them whenever I can.

I believe the money I make belongs to me and not some liberal governmental functionary, Democratic or Republican, that wants to share it with others who don't work!

I'm in touch with my feelings and I like it that way!

I think owning a gun doesn't make you a killer; it makes you a smart American.

I think being a minority does not make you noble or victimized, and does not entitle you to anything. Get over it!

I believe that if you are selling me a Big Mac or any other item, you should do it in English. I believe there should be no other language option.

I believe everyone has a right to pray to his or her God when and where they want to.

My heroes are Malcolm Forbes, Bill Gates, John Wayne, Babe Ruth, Roy Rogers, and Willie G. Davidson, who makes the awesome Harley Davidson Motorcycles.

I don't hate the rich. I don't pity the poor.

I know wrestling is fake and I don't waste my time watching or arguing about it.

I've never owned a slave, nor was a slave. I haven't burned any witches or been persecuted by the Turks, and neither have you!

I believe if you don't like the way things are here, go back to where you came from and change your own country!

This is AMERICA ...We like it the way it is and more so the way it was stop trying to change it to look like Russia or China, or other socialist country!

If you were born here and don't like it... you are free to move to any Socialist country that will have you. (And take Barack Hussein Obama and his group with you.) Massachusetts started the ball rolling. Keep it going.

I believe it is time to really clean house.

I want to know which church is it, exactly, where the Reverend Jesse Jackson preaches, where he gets his money, and why he is always part of the problem and not the solution.

Can I get an AMEN on that one?

I also think the cops have the right to pull you over if you're breaking the law, regardless of what color you are, but not just because you happen to ride a bike.

And, no, I don't mind having my face shown on my driver's license.

I think it's good.... And I'm proud that 'God' is written on my money..

I think if you are too stupid to know how a ballot works, I don't want you deciding who should be running the most powerful nation in the world for the next four years.

I dislike those people standing in the intersections trying to sell me stuff or trying to guilt me into making 'donations' to their cause.... Get a job and do your part to support yourself and your family!

I believe that it doesn't take a village to raise a child, it takes two parents....

I believe 'illegal' is illegal no matter what the lawyers think!

I believe the American flag should be the only one allowed in AMERICA !

If this makes me a BAD American, then yes, I'm a BAD American.

If you are a BAD American too, please forward this to everyone you know....

We want our country back!



John, It’s Been Good to Know You

October 2, 2010


I have voted for John Dingell in every election since I have been able to vote and that was a very long time ago. But this year I’ll be saying goodbye to Big John. It’s been good to know you, but John Dingell I am going to have to vote for Republican Dr. Rob Steele.

John Dingell is a good man, but when the Democratic Party led by Nancy Pelosi and Henry Waxman of California and Lynne Rivers of Michigan tried to dump John in his last election, John beat them. But for revenge the Liberal left coast Leadership of Congress who hate the American Auto Industry and Mr Dingells defense of USA made cars, stripped John of the very power of longevity that he had amassed after all his years in congress.

John Dingell is no longer a power in the Congress. At one time Dingell was bigger than the Democratic Party. You could always count on John to vote his conscience and not his Party, but after they did their “number” on John he capitulated and has fallen into lockstep with the Liberal Hierarchy of the Democratic Party.

John at one time belonged to the National Rifle Association, but when that became a no…no from the Progressive Democratic Party, John dumped his membership. John used to lead the Democratic Party, but recently he has become a follower. Maybe it is time for John to retire and let a new comer take on the good fight.

Yes, I am going to vote for Dr. Rob Steele. I am unhappy with the way the Democratic Party has portrayed young Dr. Rob Steele. They are down on him because he is a successful doctor. It seems like the Democrats do not like successful people if they are running against any of their Liberal spend,spend Candidates. They are mad at this man because he has eight cars. Well, his wife is also a physician and they have four kids. Maybe you need more than one car in big a family. Well let me tell you, today you do.Plus if they are American Michigan made cars made by Michigan auto workers, so much the better.

So I am going to vote for Dr. Rob Steele. Give him a chance. He’s a Republican and I’ve basically been a Democrat my whole life, but I believe that it is now time for a change in Washington DC. So John Dingell, I love you and I think you’re a great guy, but
I cannot vote for you in good conscience anymore because in my mind you represent the Liberal Democratic Party and not the independent John Dingell, “the great man” that I remember and still respect.


A reader writes.

October 11, 2010

Enough attacks. Citizen writer Lives: Michigan

Well there sure were no surprises last night were there? A self made millionaire...{Republican Rick Snyder} and an angry, desperate little man...{ Democrat mayor of lansing } who did not advance his cause one inch.

I am a union member thus, one might think I would LOVE the Angry Mayor. Fact is, me and my fellow union workers think he is a total joke and sure death for Michigan! What got the Democrats in trouble is the same strategy that Verge is using to lose this election. Attack, distort, lie and avoid the issues! He used at least ½ of his time repeating the same untruths over and over and over, and didn’t give the voters of Michigan one shred of details. We didn’t hear how he will separate himself from the failing policies of the current administration. As a matter of fact, he was totally transparent. After a question, he totally blew smoke, gave no details, and attacked the Nerd, than went back to repeating the same couple sentences to close each response. He did this consistently, over and over all night long!

Intelligent people have become sick and tired of people who are intent to spend half of the time blasting the other guy and the other half telling us how his cities economy is so bad, he gave himself and everyone else a pay and benefit cut. On the other side, we had a guy who got rich doing business with everyone all over the world, and when the state of Michigan made it hostile to business here, sold his company and spread the wealth among the workers who lost their jobs. Sounds pretty bad right? How many jobs were lost during the angry mayor’s watch and what kind of compensation did they get when Verge cut them loose?

If anyone here can read body language, the angry little mayor had a triple blink going in his right eye signifying that either he is a complete liar or so angry that his eyes are about to explode from his head from the pent up rage. Who in the hell wants a guy like this negotiating with our state house? Do you want this idiot dealing with lawmakers in this erratic and psychotic looking fashion? Not me! I would rather have a guy who keeps a cool head, sticks to the facts and refuses to digress into the mud slinging and bold face lies that we have had to deal with for years and got us where we are now.

Independent fact finding agencies and Truth in Politics has identified the claims that the angry mayor keeps throwing out there time and time again to be 100% false and misleading, yet Verge keeps on relying on the angry rhetoric. We have a clear outsider on one side that made a life of putting himself through college, built several successful companies, and negotiates with other companies with larger annual revenue streams then our whole state. On the other, we have a mayor who can do nothing more than employ the same old slash and burn tactics to get elected while looking like he is ready for the psyche ward. Do we really need another person who is going to divide our state house? GOD NO!

The Nerd showed himself able to maintain his cool and composure in the face of repeated attacks, lies and rhetoric. He stayed on point and gave Verge no where to go except into the dark hole of anger and baseless attacks.

I don’t often vote Republican, but if this hate filled short circuit of a man thinks that using the same old business as usual will get us anything but more of the same, there is no way I can vote for this desperate career politician.



October 13, 2010

The state of Michigan has lots to be proud of; our Great Lakes, our beautiful beaches,
our automobile assembly plants, and our Universities. There are just so many, many
things that Michigan is famous for.

However, I’ll bet that you didn’t know that up in Saginaw Michigan there is a little clinic, the Midwest Prostate and Urology Institute, where people come from all over the world to deal with their medical problems.

It is run by Dr. Joseph Oesterling and his assistant Laura J. Hintz. They run the clinic like a small town doctor’s office because Joe is really a farm boy at heart and when you walk into their office you think that you are going into the John Deere building, as he collects John Deere tractors. But believe it or not Dr. Oesterling is one of the foremost experts in Urology in the country. He attended Columbia University Medical School, did his residentcy at Johns Hopkins Hospital and practiced at the Mayo clinic for several years.

I have been one of his patients for over 15 years.
I can personally recommend him. He is unconventional, he is controversial, and he is willing to take on the bureaucracy of the medical profession on his own terms. He is his own person, but boy he is also a medical wiz.

When I was in there the last time I was seated next to one of the foremost entrepreneurs in the State of Michigan and right across from me sat a man who had come all the way from England to Saginaw Michigan for a consultation with Dr. Oesterling.

So if you are looking for an Institution that is unique in the State of Michigan, check out the hidden gem in Saginaw, The Midwest Prostate and Urological Institute. You’ll be glad that you did. (989)799-4840

By the way, Dr. Oesterling did not ask me to write this commentary about his Institution nor did he pay me in any way for my views. I feel that he is just a wonderful addition to the medical profession here in Michigan. Check out Dr. Joseph Oesterling.


proud very proud

October 19, 2010

These are great!

At a time when our president and other politicians tend to apologize for our country's prior actions, here's a refresher on how some of our former patriots handled negative comments about our country.

are good

Secretary of State, Dean Rusk, was in France in the early 60's when
DeGaule decided to pull out of NATO.. DeGaule said he wanted all US
military out of France as soon as possible.

Rusk responded,
"Does that include those who are buried here?"

did not respond.

could have heard a pin drop

When in England ,
at a fairly large conference, Colin Powell was asked by the
Archbishop of Canterbury if our plans for Iraq were just an example of
'empire building' by George Bush.

He answered by saying,
"Over the years, the United States has sent many of
its fine young men and women into great peril to fight for freedom
beyond our borders. The only amount of land we have ever asked for
in return is enough to bury those that did not

could have heard a pin drop.

There was a conference in France
where a number of international engineers
were taking part, including French and American. During a break,
one of the French engineers came back into the room saying, "Have you
heard the latest dumb stunt Bush has done? He has sent an aircraft
carrier to Indonesia to help the tsunami victims. What does he
intend to do, bomb them?"
A Boeing engineer
stood up and replied quietly: "Our carriers have three
hospitals on board that can treat several hundred people; they are
nuclear powered and can supply emergency electrical power to
shore facilities; they have three cafeterias with the capacity to
feed 3,000 people three meals a day, they can produce several thousand
gallons of fresh water from sea water each day, and they carry half a
dozen helicopters for use in transporting victims and injured to and
from their flight deck. We have eleven such ships;
how many does France have?"

could have heard a pin drop.

A U.S. Navy Admiral
was attending a naval conference that included
Admirals from the U.S. , English, Canadian, Australian and French
Navies. At a cocktail reception, he found himself standing with a large
group of officers that included personnel from most of those countries.
Everyone was chatting away in English as they sipped their drinks but a
French admiral suddenly complained that, whereas Europeans learn many
languages, Americans learn only English. He then asked, "Why is it that
we always have to speak English in these conferences rather than
speaking French?"
Without hesitating,
the American Admiral replied, "Maybe it's because the
Brit's, Canadians, Aussie's and Americans arranged it so you wouldn't
have to speak German."

could have heard a pin drop.


Robert Whiting,
an elderly gentleman of 83, arrived in Paris by plane.
At French Customs, he took a few minutes to locate his passport
in his carry on.
have been to France before, monsieur?" the customs officer asked
Mr. Whiting
admitted that he had been to France
you should know enough to have your passport ready."
The American said,
"The last time I was here, I didn't have to show it."
Americans always have to show their passports on arrival in France !"
The American senior
gave the Frenchman a long hard look. Then he
quietly explained, ''Well, when I came ashore at Omaha Beach on D-Day in
1944 to help liberate this country, I couldn't find a single Frenchmen
to show a passport to."

could have heard a pin drop.


you are proud to be an American, pass this on! If not, delete it.

I am proud to be of this land, AMERICA


hear this, then vote

November 1, 2010

at random

lolly gagging

November 12, 2010

A long time ago on a planet far…far away, I was brought up with the English Language and at the time it was the #1 language in America. Anyway, we had such marvelous words such as skedaddle, dilly dally, hot diggidy, ding bat, zinger, moxy, wing dinger, bamboozled, tom foolery, & lolly gagging.

Well anyway there were so many words like that and I was using one of them recently one day and a youngster said to me, “What is that?” I said, “What do you mean?”, and he said, “Lolly gagging?” Then I said that everyone knows what lolly gagging is. He said, “I don’t know what lolly gagging is! Does it have something to do with a lolly pop?” I said, “No...No…No! Well, maybe your right.” Lolly is a British word used for a candy sucker and gagging means that you were so busy with your sucker that you weren’t doing what you were supposed to do, so you were “lolly gagging”. It’s amazing what these kids don’t know today.

Of course my wildest word flip was one day in class. Some kid used the word Hoe, and I jumped in and said Oh yes I had one in my victory garden. The whole class broke out into hoots and hollers and laughter. Now what’s wrong with that word? I THINK I KNOW. Times they are a changing.

By the way we ran some of these words past a 13 year old girl and the only one she seemed to be familiar with was “smooching”. Go figure.

If you have any other words I missed, write them down and I will add them.  After all, “getting old isn’t for sissies”.


“Don’t You Just Love It”

November 24, 2010

You know, Our Congress God bless them, really take good care of themselves.

Now if you are traveling in any airplanes in the near future you are going to have to allow yourself to be x-rayed even down to your bare essentials, or you can let them grope you to make sure that you are not carrying a bomb in your crotch. But interesting enough our
Congress people have exempted themselves. They do not have to go through the same
hassle that you and I have to go through. It is the same thing that they did with Social Security. They have their own well funded Social Security and their special medical program that is well funded. It is the elitists in Washington, the politicians, and the bureaucrats that are making people disgusted with our Federal Government. I think that it is time we throw all of the bums out starting with the bureaucrats. The bureaucrats keep making themselves jobs by creating more forms for us to fill out and more rules and regulations to live by while they continue to grab off big salaries and special perks just because they are U.S. Government Federal Officials.

It’s about time that we get back to profiling and sniffing dogs. It works. I’ve had it, how about you?


go get 'em Sarah!

November 27, 2010

A Thanksgiving Message to All 57 States
by Sarah Palin on Thursday, November 25, 2010 at 8:46pm

My fellow Americans in all 57 states, the time has changed for come. With our country founded more than 20 centuries ago, we have much to celebrate – from the FBI’s 100 days to the reforms that bring greater inefficiencies to our health care system . We know that countries like Europe are willing to stand with us in our fight to halt the rise of privacy, and Israel is a strong friend of Israel’s. And let’s face it, everybody knows that it makes no sense that you send a kid to the emergency room for a treatable illness like asthma and they end up taking up a hospital bed. It costs, when, if you, they just gave, you gave them treatment early, and they got some treatment, and ah, a breathalyzer, or an inhalator. I mean, not a breathalyzer, ah, I don’t know what the term is in Austrian for that…

Of course, the paragraph above is based on a series of misstatements and verbal gaffes made by Barack Obama (I didn’t have enough time to do one for Joe Biden). YouTube links are provided just in case you doubt the accuracy of these all too human slips-of-the-tongue. If you can’t remember hearing about them, that’s because for the most part the media didn’t consider them newsworthy. I have no complaint about that. Everybody makes the occasional verbal gaffe – even news anchors.

Obviously, I would have been even more impressed if the media showed some consistency on this issue. Unfortunately, it seems they couldn’t resist the temptation to turn a simple one word slip-of-the-tongue of mine into a major political headline. The one word slip occurred yesterday during one of my seven back-to-back interviews wherein I was privileged to speak to the American public about the important, world-changing issues before us.

If the media had bothered to actually listen to all of my remarks on Glenn Beck’s radio show, they would have noticed that I refer to South Korea as our ally throughout, that I corrected myself seconds after my slip-of-the-tongue, and that I made it abundantly clear that pressure should be put on China to restrict energy exports to the North Korean regime. The media could even have done due diligence and checked my previous statements on the subject, which have always been consistent, and in fact even ahead of the curve. But why let the facts get in the way of a good story? (And for that matter, why not just make up stories out of thin air – like the totally false hard news story which has run for three days now reporting that I lobbied the producers of “Dancing with the Stars” to cast a former Senate candidate on their show. That lie is further clear proof that the media completely makes things up without doing even rudimentary fact-checking.)

“Hope springs eternal” as the poet says. Let’s hope that perhaps, just maybe, they might get it right next time. When we the people are effective in holding America’s free press accountable for responsible and truthful reporting, then we shall all have even more to be thankful for!

Happy Thanksgiving, everyone!

- Sarah Palin


Look, it’s not taxes!

December 10, 2010

I have been getting a kick out of watching the politicians, bureaucrats, and the would be media gurus go on and on about raising taxes and lowering taxes. The problem with the United States Government is quite simply that they are spending too much money. Do you hear me? They are spending too much money.

They have got to cut expenses. Never mind the taxes, cut expenses. That’s the hard choice that hardly any of our leaders or experts, whatever that means, are willing to announce. They have to cut out some of the government entitlements or everyone else is going to get hurt. There is no free lunch!

What do you think?

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