The mid-term campaigns are in full bloom…idiocy…silliness…..are the rule of the day. Voters are inundated with what Spaniards called “Mierda”…..from all directions….phone calls….door greets….Mall appearances…the fools are everywhere….and all want your vote so they can go to Washington and get their piece of the pie…..whoever named it the “silly season” was a very wise person….
All the pomp and ceremony of the elections has become boring…even for a politics junkie like me…..there is only so much BS that one can stand…especially if you have an IQ above “tickle me Elmo”……but just when I thought I was about over the stuff……I was mistaken!
Bloomberg has a report that just tickles the crap out of me….Thanx to Traci McMillan for the article……
President Barack Obama is distantly related to two of his most outspoken critics — Tea Party favorite Sarah Palin and talk-radio host Rush Limbaugh — as well as to former President George W. Bush, according to a genealogy website.
Family trees revealed Obama and Palin, the former Alaska Governor and 2008 Republican vice presidential nominee, are 10th cousins through common ancestor John Smith, according to Ancestry.com Inc. Smith was Obama’s and Palin’s 12th-great- grandfather. Smith, a Protestant pastor, was an early settler in Massachusetts and was criticized by the ecclesiastical community for supporting Quakers, said Anastasia Tyler, a genealogist for the website.
Obama and Limbaugh are 10th cousins once removed through shared connections to Richmond Terrell, a Virginia settler who came to America in the mid-1600s, Tyler said.
The family-tree website also found that Palin is related to U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, a Nevada Democrat, and author and commentator Ann Coulter. The three are tied to John Lathrop, an Englishman who was banished to Boston after he served as minister of an illegal church independent of the Church of England, Tyler said.
Just I have thought for decades….and now there is PROOF……Politics is ALL one big, power hungry family……