Thursday, July 02, 2009

Birds don't like loud noises

I am going somewhere so that on the 4th of July, I'm well away from human beings and the loud noises they make that day. I may or may not leave the cats on guard here on the blog.

-- Badtux the Traveling Penguin


  1. That's merely one of the many advantages that cats have over dogs: you can go away for a few days, and as long as they have adequate food, water, and a place to poop in, they will guard your blog. A dog would just eat the blog, get sick, and throw it up all over the house.

    Your only worry is that the cats will, as they so often do, decide to spread a bit of anarchy just for the hell of it...say, impersonate you and write posts extolling the magnificent glories of Dick Cheney. Better hide your login username and password if you leave them in charge.

  2. On July 4, 1776, a group of radicals from the 13 colonies put their names on a document to be delivered to the King of England. By this act of treason they guaranteed that in the war which, they had little chance of winning, they would all hang not in any figurative way, but at the end of a rope unless they won the Independence they declared.

    I doubt if they spoke much about what form of government they would adopt, or the defects which would become part of the Constitution. Those matters could wait until they had acheived the impossible.

    I would not deny that the United States has frequently failed to live up to the courage and ideals we claim to represent. But the pledge of lives, fortunes and honor was a real risk that few in public sericve today comprehend, much less live up to.

  3. Grr. Quit giving my cats ideas, Aaron.

    TampaDoug, yeppers, them dudes had stones. Like, big brass ones that clanged when they walked. Politicians nowdays? Not so much. Look at Senator Harry "The Mild" Reid, for example. Marshmallows. Guaranteed.

    - Badtux the Cat-owned Penguin


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