Joe The Nerd

Group IQ is inversely proportional to the size of the group.


Audubon, Pennsylvania, USA
August 19
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Joe the Nerd Ferraro is a husband, dad, computer nerd, and a general pain to the local government in Audubon, PA. The father of 3 teens has been blogging under Joe the Nerd for a few years. His business, (, is fixing computers (hence the "Nerd" title). He is looking to get his tag line back from the plumber guy. The Nerd has also coached any sport the kids have been involved in from baseball and basketball to soccer and lacrosse.


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Ed Shultz has been ranting all week about Anthony Weiner and how he should resign.

He comes on at 10 pm with the rolled shoulders ready to pounce on a guy who is already down.

The impassioned pleas and how pure the Progressive Movement is and how he’s just… Read full post »

Right Wing Radio station, WPHT 1210 AM, in Philly (the new big fat greek talker, or whatever they are calling themselves now) is Michael Smerconish' flagship. The station went through a purge such that the only talker not fully Right Wing and over the edge is Smerconish.… Read full post »

JANUARY 24, 2011 12:03AM

Jack LaLanne Truisms

♦ Even while dead - Jack LaLanne can still kick the tar out of Chuck Norris.No disrespect to Mr. Norris.


♦ LaLanne is the one who taught Chuck Norris how to count to infintiy.
LaLanne did it backwards too!
(BTW, if Infinity tried to count towards Jack - heRead full post »
JANUARY 11, 2011 9:41PM

Change the Tone - Change the People

How do you change the tone when those speaking are tone deaf?  Today, 3 days after the Tucson Massacre, the local RW radio host in the morning was busy taking self-absolution of any responsibility for the environment.  His term for people who use the Daily Kos was Daily… Read full post »

The big fiscal legislative issue of the lame duck session is the extension of the Bush Tax Cuts.  Everyone gets something?  Nobody gets anything?  Do we go in the middle with some number picked out of the air?

I guess the $250,000 number was a campaign promise from 2008 that needs to… Read full post »

OCTOBER 27, 2010 8:43PM

What Does an Endorsement Really Mean?

Big bold letters glare from the front page bottom of the right-wing newspaper:

CeaseFirePA endorses state Rep. Bryan Lentz

Hmmm, someone on the left might think, hey this is great. The Times Herald (link) is actually good for something.

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SEPTEMBER 25, 2010 9:52AM

I Fear Sanity (and Combs)

The Stewart / Colbert March is the one I have waited for over the past year.

I will be there.

I will snark, but reasonably.
I will yell, but quietly.

On their Facebook pages (Sanity Link / Fear Link) over 200,000 have committed to… Read full post »

SEPTEMBER 15, 2010 3:15PM

Attack of the Sestak Clones

Actually this isn't about Congressman and Senate Candidate Joe Sestak, per se. It is about something happening over the last six years in the Southeast corner of Pennsylvania.

Congressman Joe Sestak isn't the prototype for the cloning. That honor goes to Iraqi Freedom Vet, GregRead full post »

SEPTEMBER 8, 2010 4:05PM

Chattering Classless

Gen. David Petraeus
Gen. Ray Odierno
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton
Attorney General Eric Holder
Press Secretary Robert Gibbs
Presidential Adviser David Axelrod
All of these heavy hitters have weighed in on the Rev. Terry…

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AUGUST 30, 2010 9:17PM

Who is Your (Spiritual) Daddy?

We are now seeing polls that President Obama is anything but a Christian.  He’s a Muslin, a Rastafarian, a Wiccan, who knows.

We tend to forget a very public break with Rev. Wright, but that takes away from the fun of playing Presidential Piñata.

How can he (and the… Read full post »

AUGUST 27, 2010 8:28PM

What Team Do You Want to Play On?

The signs are out.

The protesters are screaming.

Foam forms around the mouths:

"You can't worship like that here!"


Am I talking about the

NYC mosque protests or

Westboro Baptist Church protests?

They really are the same… Read full post »

Editor’s Pick
AUGUST 17, 2010 11:30AM

Against the NYC Mosque? You are not an American.

If you are against the NYC Mosque -

You may be a citizen -

But you are not an American.


The Right Wing of this country has made an absolute art of claiming what their version of American is.  They have used it to bully/… Read full post »