Monday, November 28, 2011

The Format Of Legislation...

I have been doing a lot of digging lately on www.thomas.gov, researching existing and proposed legislation. In both houses of Congress, we seem to have an abundance of arrogant "nanny-statists" who honestly believe that WE THE PEOPLE are incapable of living our lives without their guidance and wisdom. Things as simple as using a television remote control (The CALM Act, Public Law #111-311), choosing suitable illumination within one's own home (Energy Independence and Security Act, PL #110-140), or using our own toilets (Energy Policy Act, PL #102-486).

Every piece of legislation that I have researched has a summary, or outline that generally follows the following format:
(a) To provide for xxxxxxx (we've found another way to screw the taxpayer),
(b) To establish guidelines for xxxxxxx (here's how we're going to screw the taxpayer),
(c) AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES (here's how we bribe the opponents and benefit ourselves while screwing the taxpayer).

Take for example, a bill from former Presidential candidate and Arizona Senator John McCain called S. 3081, called "The Enemy Belligerent Interrogation, Detention, and Prosecution Act". Sounds good so far, right? The summary of the legislation reads: “To provide for the interrogation and detention of enemy belligerents who commit hostile acts against the United States, to establish certain limitations on the prosecution of such belligerents for such acts, and for other purposes.”

I mean, who WOULDN'T want enemy belligerents interrogated, detained and prosecuted, right? Well, consider that several leading Democrats have called Republicans in general, and TEA Party advocates specifically, "terrorists" and "hostage takers". So, THEY get to define the "enemy", they get to define what "acts" meet their criteria...and oh, here comes the best part...this legislation applies WITHIN our own borders...or inside your own home.

Of course, it's likely that the FOR OTHER PURPOSES section will carve out exemptions for illegal immigrants, mayors of sanctuary cities, governors who allow mayors to establish these illegal immigrant "safe zones" within their states, Muslims, gays and transgenders, and for family members of our Congressmen.

Thursday, November 24, 2011

Compromise vs Concession

12 of our elected Representatives failed where the remaining 523...failed. Both sides of the poorly-nicknamed "Super-Committee" blame each other for the gridlock, with one side refusing to consider hiking taxes (a stance which President Obama supported) and the other side refusing to cut spending (a stance which President Obama supported).

Both sides said they "compromised", but that can't be so, because "compromise" is an outcome, a result of two parties agreeing to offered concessions.

Ayn Rand said it best--(paraphrasing) "In any compromise between good and evil, only evil can benefit." There comes a point in time when the gridlock between the legislative bodies and the executive branch is a good thing...after all, every piece of "legislation" enacted into law, by definition, is a restriction on the citizenry. I'm not sure about you, but I am sick and tired of conceding America's future to a wealthy group of people who only care about their re-election.

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

The Media Assassination of Herman Cain

There are 2 top-tier Republican candidates that Barack Obama can not face at any cost...one of them is Herman Cain. In the arena of "politics via division" practiced so adeptly by the President, he would not survive mano a mano against a REAL black American.

The rich-vs-poor argument doesn't serve his needs well enough, as there is no stark division between the two. He would have you believe that an individual making $200,000 a year is wealthy. In some parts of the country that may be true, but in the major cities where he needs the true strife to arise, this is middle-class level income.

The Republican/Democrat divide doesn't serve his needs well enough because of the rising number of Americans who choose to be independent of political affiliation because we realize that BOTH parties are to blame for our current state of affairs.

The Judeo-Christian/Secular-Progressive divide doesn't serve his needs because the overwhelming majority of Americans believe this to be a nation founded in the principles of Judeo-Christian morals and value system.

The Labor Union/Right To Work divide fails similarly because of the increasing numbers of small businesses and self-employed.

There are only 2 other divisions that Obama can utilize to his advantage, and they are both traits that we all carry with us from first breath to last--gender and race. If Michele Bachmann were running higher in the polls (and she may very well be in the future), she would be getting "Palin-ized" as well (and she may very well in the future).

Skin color is the last division that Obama can utilize for his ultimate desire, total power. Therefore, Herman Cain must be eliminated as a potential opponent in order to preserve this "nuclear option" of an all-out race war in order to achieve the goal of America's final fundamental transformation.

Thursday, October 27, 2011

The Question...Part 4

"What If Glenn's Right?"

If Glenn is right, and he has been spot-on thus far, then there are some extremely dark days ahead of us. The words of Marx, Lenin, Stalin, Hitler, Alinsky, Ayers, Cloward and Piven are all coming true RIGHT IN FRONT OF US.

Barack Obama has made it quite clear that he is a Socialist from the earliest days of his candidacy for President. His comment to Joe the Plumber about "spreading the wealth" being good for everyone (except those whose wealth you are taking)...his classic "You, know, at some point in time, you've made enough money"...or the keynote "I refuse to be part of a system that lets the well-off keep millions of extra income".

Barack Obama has shown open disdain for the capitalist system that has allowed his financial success, and outright loathing of the Constitution, seeing it as an impediment to accomplishing that which HE deems important. Now that he doesn't have majorities in both Houses of Congress to ram his legislative agenda down the throats of the American people, he is turning to Executive Orders to accomplish by dictatorial fiat what he can't accomplish through the process that our Founding Fathers put in place to rein in Executive power.

Barack Obama's past and current affiliations, the words from his own mouth, and his every action as President have convinced me that his goal is utter destruction of the American capitalist and system and Constitutional Republic.

COLLAPSE THE SYSTEM - The Cloward/Piven strategy

The "Occupy" crowds are nothing more than the pawns of the Progressives. Their primary functions are to (a) clog up the legal system and (b) provoke authorities into stiffer measures and sanctions. Former SEIU President Steven Lerner has clearly stated to the union workers, community organizers and students that "we are the heroes, who need to create a crisis." And, if "the power of persuasion doesn't work, then [we] are prepared to use the persuasion of power".

Van Jones, a self-avowed Communist and former adviser to President Obama, has described it as the "bottom-up, top-down, inside-out" process of revolutionary change. The bottom rises up (the "Occupiers"), the top comes down (martial law), and then the system is turned inside out (the peasants revolt).

Never mind that George Soros' numerous organizations are funding the "Occupiers", the thing to keep in mind is: Who is siding with the "Occupy" movement? President Obama, who has already given them "street cred", the mayors who are tolerating them, most Democrat lawmakers, and wealthy celebrities.

The TEA Party and the Occupy movement share a common frustration with the bond between Government and Big Business...the difference, however, is the course of action that each group desires. The TEA Party seeks to reform both, the Occupiers seek to destroy both. President Obama and most of the Democrat lawmakers have sided with the latter.

Some closing thoughts from history's leaders:

"It is true that liberty is precious; so precious that it must be carefully rationed." - Vladimir Lenin

"He alone, who owns the youth, gains the future." - Adolf Hitler

"The theory of Communism may be summed up in one sentence: Abolish all private property." - Karl Marx

"I am not a Marxist." - Karl Marx

"A lie told often enough becomes the truth." - Vladimir Lenin

"Give me four years to teach the children and the seed I have sown will never be uprooted. Give us the child for 8 years and it will be a Bolshevik forever." - Vladimir Lenin

"The best way to destroy the capitalist system is to debauch the currency." - Vladimir Lenin

"The press should be not only a collective propagandist and a collective agitator, but also a collective organizer of the masses." - Vladimir Lenin

"All propaganda has to be popular and has to accommodate itself to the comprehension of the least intelligent of those whom it seeks to reach." - Adolf Hitler

"To rely upon conviction, devotion, and other excellent spiritual qualities; that is not to be taken seriously in politics." - Vladimir Lenin

"There are no morals in politics; there is only expedience. A scoundrel may be of use to us just because he is a scoundrel." - Vladimir Lenin

"Our program necessarily includes the propaganda of atheism." - Vladimir Lenin

"The first requisite for the happiness of the people is the abolition of religion." - Karl Marx

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

The Question...Part 3

"What If Glenn's Right?"

George Soros is on the record as stating that "the main obstacle to a stable and just world order is the United States." So why would 11 of our more liberal elected officials be seeking out this man's advice?

If you apply the principle of Occam's Razor--that the explanation with the fewest assumptions is generally the correct one--then the evidence indicates those 11 agree with the belief that America *IS* the problem.

The evidence suggests that there are people at the highest levels of our government who see America as Soros does. What would it take to eliminate that MAIN OBSTACLE TO A STABLE AND JUST WORLD ORDER?

America's strength has always been the U.S. Constitution. Those "powers-that-be" that see America as the problem know the protection mechanisms that the Founding Fathers put throughout it. So they utilize the second principle of demolition, maximizing it's weakness...WE THE PEOPLE.

First, redefine history. Cast the Founding Fathers as a bunch of rich, greedy, old white slaveholders who raped a continent for their own benefit, and repeat, repeat, repeat until it becomes the accepted "truth". That way, every piece of wisdom that they tried to impart upon us becomes null and void.

Second, remove all references to God and the Bible from public discourse. The masses must be shielded from the discriminatory and selfish values of thrift, chastity, virtue and self-reliance. Therefore, our "rights" are given to us by our government and not some "fictitious" benevolent deity.

Third, treat capitalism as an evil "zero-sum" game...money is finite, therefore the wealth of the few must have been taken from the many. Therefore, the wealthy must be taxed at a higher rate so that it can be "redistributed" back to those who it was initially taken from.

Fourth, create so many obscure and hazily worded "circular reference" laws that no man knows from one day to the next that which is legal and that which is not. By criminalizing the natural and decriminalizing the unnatural, you create a society of sheep amongst a government of wolves.

Last, but not least, create a powder keg of subdivided, angry groups and toss in the match.

(To Be Continued)

Sunday, October 23, 2011

The Question...Part 2

"What if Glenn's right?"

The easiest ways to demolish a physical structure, whether it be a building, a stadium or a bridge is to (a) remove it's strength, or (b) maximize it's weakness. The demolition of Philadelphia's Veterans Stadium was accomplished by the first method...explosives were placed at critical structural points throughout the facility and sequentially detonated so that the entire structure was unable support itself. NYC's Twin Towers, however, were destroyed by capitalizing on their weaknesses...the sheer height of the buildings, knowing that asbestos insulation was not applied to the steel structure of the upper floors due to an April 1970 ban, and the logistical difficulty associated with getting enough water, people and equipment to those heights in a crowded skyscraper full of panicked people.

The process is called REVERSE ENGINEERING--how to achieve a desired outcome within existing constraints. So how would those, so inclined, demolish a society? By using a combination of the techniques described above.

The easiest way to destroy a society is to wait. Left to their own, past empires/great societies have always collapsed, whether under the weight of their government or by outright revolt of the governed. Rarely is it a single event, but rather a standard progression over a period of decades, commonly called the Tytler cycle: The age of outburst (or pioneers), conquests, commerce, affluence, intellect, decadence, decline and collapse.

I'm sure the Athenians, the Persians, the Romans, the Ottomans, the Nazis and the Soviets have all said "It can't happen here." History, my friends, says otherwise...it CAN happen here. It IS happening here, right in front of our faces. How is it possible to continue repeating the mistakes of the past?

(To be continued)

Saturday, October 22, 2011

The Question No One Seems To Be Asking...

The Middle East is on fire...The Hong Kong Stock Market is now trading gold bullion in Chinese Yuan rather than US Dollars...Europe is collapsing financially..."Arab Spring"-style protests will spread...Now the US Government plans to SHUT DOWN broadcast TV and radio NATIONWIDE to "test" the Emergency Alert System on November 9...and the hits, errrr, HINTS just keep a-coming.

There is one person that comes to mind that has been saying that EVERY ONE of things was going to happen. Glenn Beck was always called a kook, nutcase, conspiracy theorist, lush, and every other name in the book. Never an acknowledgment from the so-called "educated elites" of the observations as they came to pass. None of them asked...

"What If Glenn's Right?"

Throughout the run of his 5 PM television show, he constantly admonished his viewers to "do your OWN homework". I have done much of own homework and research, and have come to some very dark conclusions. In the interest of full disclosure, these are MY conclusions and I offer the same advice that Mr. Beck proffered...do your OWN homework.

I have learned frequently and sometimes painfully that the best predictor of the future is the past. This road that America is currently on has been traveled before...the warnings are evident to those of us who have studied history. The only difference is the technology.

In spite of what's happening around the world, the major source of unrest here in America has revolved around one name...George Soros. In September 2004, Barney Frank, Sherrod Brown and future Presidential Chief-Of-Staff Rahm Emmanuel invited the wealthy financier to Capitol Hill to discuss "important policy issues" and the best way to move forward towards the Soros ideals of an "open and fair society" and "economic...and social equity both here and in the rest of the world".

Two years later, as the 110th Congress was sworn in, with Nancy Pelosi wielding the gavel in the House of Representatives and Harry Reid taking leadership of the Senate. The first Muslim, Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) also took his seat. It was during this time that the stepping stones of the 2008 economic collapse were put into place, largely through the vehicles of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and the "abandonment of free-market principles to save the free market" called TARP.

(To be continued)

Monday, October 17, 2011

The Banks Aren't Entirely To Blame...

Blaming the banks for all of our financial woes is akin to blaming pizza for obesity. Granted, a fabulous meat-lover's pizza with a stuffed-cheese crust isn't something that a marathon runner is likely to chomp on the night before a race, but pizza joints thrive because they have a product that people like, and therefore, want.

Now, the government steps in and dictates what "living wage" a pizza joint owner has to pay his employees, the mandatory healthcare coverage he has to provide, and posting of government-mandated nutritional information. The pizza shop owner has to offset those costs by either raising his prices or lowering the quality of the pies.

Let's say the government decides that EVERYONE should have a house, and directs the banks to loan money to those who MAY NOT have the capability to fulfill the terms of the loan. You know, like no steady job history, past credit difficulties, things like that. The banks have shareholders that they have to answer to, so they create a new group of financial instruments called MORTGAGE-BACKED SECURITIES (let's say, 5 good loans, some precious metals stocks and 2 "questionable" loans) to rid themselves of these potentially "toxic" assets. They sold them short to other investors who were hoping that the overall package would net them a profit in spite of the questionable "paper" or loans within the package.

Then the government cracked down on these financial "instruments", forcing the banks to cover their losses on all the empty properties that they were now stuck with, by raising their prices or lowering the quality of their product.

Notice the underlying theme here? Every time government tries to "help us out", we end up getting screwed with either higher prices or lower quality. The "Occupy" protesters need to focus their anger on the source of the problem...the politicians who are screwing us all in the name of "fairness".

Sunday, October 16, 2011

"We've Come A Long Way...But..."

What does conservative Fox News political analyst Angela McGlowan have in common with Reverend "God DAMN the U.S.K.K.K. of A." Jeremiah Wright? Besides skin color, they both believe that it is possible to correct the "mistakes of the past". Her words during a television interview this morning echo the Black Liberation Theology teachings of Dr. James Cone, which dictates that true salvation can only come as a group, by overwhelming the "oppressors".

Dr. Cone states that "Whether the American system is beyond redemption we will have to wait and see. But we can be certain that black patience has run out, and unless white America responds positively to the theory and activity of Black Power, then a bloody, protracted civil war is inevitable."

The true irony? On this day the Martin Luther King, Jr. memorial is being dedicated. These teachings are the antithesis of what he preached! He looked to the future in which his kids would be judged "by the content of their character, not the color of their skin".

Saturday, October 15, 2011

Demanding Change...

The problem with "Crony Capitalism" is the "cronies", not the "capitalism"...a point that the protesters and their allies in the Mainstream Media continuously choose to ignore.

Former administrations are just as guilty of it as the current occupant of the Oval Office. To inaccurately quote an old country tune, "you dance with the one that brung ya".

Consider Crony #1, President Obama's "Jobs Czar", GE chairman Jeff Immelt. GE offshored billions in profit and paid $0 in corporate taxes in 2010. Consider the technology that GE has provided to Iran for their "peaceful" nuclear power program, or the aircraft engine subdivision that GE has moved to China.

The problem with the "Occupy" folks is NOT that they are demonstrating their right to assemble, but what many of them are demanding; the end of capitalism. They fail to understand that removing any chance of failure can only be accomplished by also eliminating any opportunity to succeed. Is that the change that YOU are HOPING for?

Thursday, October 13, 2011

As Goes Civility, So Goes Civilization...

This is a snippet from one (of many, I'm sure) conversation flowing around the internet regarding Andrew Breitbart's trip to the "Occupy LA" cesspool of idiocy. It highlights a common theme of intolerance practiced by those who claim to be the tolerant half of society.

These were the 4 newest (and least profane) entries on The Blaze's website.

Pablo: "screams of HEAVILY EDITED in 5,4,3,2..."

Joe: "...it is conservative spin just like there is liberal spin. i just wish lil andy would come out of the closet..that is my biggest problem with these guys. andy is 100% gay --he creates mountains out of mole hills and the only reason he has any air time at all is fox news--just like beck. anywhere else on the planet--these guys are jokers..closet homosexual jokers..i dare any one of you REAL men to watch lil andy and tell me--he is straight---you cannot ...i had said before and i will say it again---why are conservative straight men so much more gay than liberal gay men?
that is the question of the times~"

Ardiva: "...also, andy likes his booze too much."

Pablo (in reply to joe): "So, you want to have sex with Breitbart, joe? He's kinda married. I think you're out of luck." -- (3 people liked this)

Icabod (in reply to Pablo): "Isn't be [sic] married the cover up for most of the closeted republican gays?"

This thread highlights the futility of intellectual debate with mental midgets. The commentor Joe went astray after his first sentence. Once he got away from talking about the point at hand, which was the Beritbart video, he went straight for unfounded and baseless character assassination. Tossing out all logic and reason, he calls (by all appearances) a happily-married man with children a "closet homosexual". Then he goes on to call *all* conservatives homosexuals!

For some reason, likely extrapolation of self-loathing, commentors Ardiva and Icabod chime in with their individual two cents' worth...they must have invested in the HOPE AND CHANGE mantra, and are left with just change. The threads disintegrated from there into incoherent profanity-laced tirades and personal attacks on each other and subsequent commentors.

Nancy Pelosi and Whoopi Goldberg have both reignited a much-debunked "spitting" incident, adhering to the Marxist mantra of repeating a lie unchallenged often enough that it becomes the truth. The sad reality is that a lie is a lie no matter how many people believe it, whereas the truth is the truth no matter how few actually dig for it. Many of the commentors in the above threads challenged Breitbart's "journalism". Journalism used to mean hunting for the truth using the basic six W questions--WHO, WHAT, WHY, WHEN, WHERE and HOW? These days, journalism has degraded into a paparazzi sideshow that is less about digging for and reporting the truth and more about getting it out there first and how will it boost ratings. At least Breitbart is courageous enough to dig for the truth, regardless of the verbal slams and personal attacks.

Saturday, October 8, 2011

Isn't bullying illegal? Whiteville, TN...FIGHT BACK!

The Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) is the nation's largest association of atheists and agnostics, and has set their sights on the town of Whiteville, Tennessee...more specifically, a cross atop a water tower.

Whiteville Mayor James Bellar needs and deserves all of our support in standing up against yet another fraudulent claim of a First Amendment violation. He has authorized the Alliance Defense Fund to look into the merits of the case, citing sincere doubt as to whether the complainant was a taxpaying resident of Whiteville.

The foundation sent another letter to town officials on Wednesday cautioning them against accepting legal representation from the Alliance Defense Fund: "The best resolution of the dispute over the water tower cross is by removing it without the need for costly and protracted litigation. The town must consider the substantial costs involved in litigating an issue that is settled by the courts. When we won a case again Rhea County Schools in Tennessee for unlawful religious instruction in its schools, the District Court awarded over $120,000 for plaintiffs' attorney fees and costs. This amount does not include substantial defense costs. This amount was separate from the substantial fees paid to Rhea County's defense lawyers."

All these cases are based on the false premise of separation of church and state, WHICH EXISTS NOWHERE IN THE U.S. CONSTITUTION OR ANY OF THE 27 AMENDMENTS TO IT! The clause in question reads, "Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof ..."

This is the primary tactic of the secular Progressives who are destroying our country one cross, one liberty, one small town at a time. It is time for us to stand up to this rabid minority with COMMON SENSE and and UNITY OF PURPOSE. Any judge that doesn't throw out a case like this needs to be run out of town!

Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Our Economic Trajectory...

ZW$100,000,000,000,000.00 -- A single, legal tender bank note, that is numerically 5x our current national debt. In Zimbabwe, it is much more valuable as insulation or toilet paper, since you can't buy insulation or toilet paper with it.

(From Wikipedia) In 1980, ZW$ 1.00 was equal to US$ 1.47. The currency's value eroded rapidly over the years, and in 2006 was "redenominated" to a value of (new)ZW$1.00 = (old)ZW$1000.00.

On 27 June 2007, it was announced that central bank governor Gideon Gono had been ordered by President Robert Mugabe to print an additional ZW$1 trillion to cater for civil servants' and soldiers' salaries that were hiked by 600% and 900% respectively.
On 28 July 2007, it was reported that Mugabe has said that Zimbabwe will go on printing money if there is not enough for underfunded municipal projects.

Rampant hyperinflation continued, and the currency was again "redenominated" in 2007 and 2008. Ten zeroes have already been knocked off the denomination. As predicted by the quantity theory of money, this hyperinflation has been caused primarily by the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe's choice to mushroom the money supply.

In Federal Reserve terms, it's called "Quantitative Easing (QE)"...we have already gone through 2 "known", or publicly-announced rounds of this EXACT SAME POLICY. Too many dollars chasing too few goods makes each dollar--read the next very carefully--worth less. Even more of this Keynesian policy removes the space, and it becomes WORTHLESS.

History repeating itself? The 1919-1933 Weimar Republic is another example of this. It seems that we refuse to learn from the mistakes of the past...unless, of course, it is the plan.

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Has America Been Had?

A good man, wise friend and BlogTalkRadio show host Tony Venuti asked this question of his listeners today..."Has America Been Had?" It got to me to thinking about a quote from Benjamin Franklin when leaving the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia in 1787 after the signing of the United States Constitution. Mrs. Powell asked Mr. Franklin, "What have we got, a Republic or a Monarchy?" Ben's immediate answer..."A Republic, if you can keep it."

History is replete with warnings of the dangers of big government, YET WE IGNORE THEM EVERY TIME. Our Founding Fathers spent ELEVEN years forming the Constitution, specifically to prevent us from getting to where we are now. Keep in mind these people didn't even have electricity, yet the aforementioned Mr. Franklin warns us that he who sacrifices liberty for security shall have neither. You see, they studied history too...just not in the government-centralized educational and moral morass that we call public school.

Has America been had? Or are we reaping what we have sown?

Monday, September 19, 2011

Incompetent? I Don't Think So....

"The Press gave the great American republic an UNTRIED, UNKNOWN and, it is becoming more and more frighteningly clear, INCOMPETENT figure as President..." -Rex Murphy, Canadian Broadcast Corp.

I would agree with Mr. Murphy if I honestly believed that Barack Obama had America's interests first, but it would appear that my deeply-held suspicions regarding this man are coming to light on a daily basis. He told us all EXACTLY what he is all about when he talked to Joe the Plumber--redistribution of wealth. You hear it every day now...the millionaires and billionaires need to pay their "fair share"--yet there is never a definition of what "fair" is. Oh wait, yes there was...I believe I distinctly heard Barack Obama say that he refused to sign on to any plan that would let him or anyone else "keep millions and millions of UNNEEDED income". That is a direct quote, look it up.

What exactly *IS* unneeded income, Mr. President? Is that the income you earn AFTER paying to send your children to private school while demanding more taxpayer money for failing public schools? Or would that be the millions of taxpayer dollars that you spent for buses made in Canada while touting your American jobs plan?

No, Rex, Barack Obama is far from incompetent...he is an America-hating Marxist to the bone, and he is carrying out that agenda quite adeptly. Rep. Maxine Waters seems somewhat miffed that her President is not doing more for the black community...Why should he waste valuable fund-raising time in poor black communities who can't donate money to his campaign? They are going to vote for him ANYWAY!

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

The Communist Manifesto in 4 Easy Steps...

In a 1985 interview, KGB agent Yuri Bezmenov described (with eerie simplicity) the four steps and time frames involved with brainwashing an entire society (must-see video Here).

Step One - DEMORALIZATION: Not just in the standard sense of the word, as in loss of will to fight (via political correctness), but moreso in the removal of moral standards. Mr. Bezmenov's described timeframe of approximately 20 years (remember, this was in 1985) allows for three generations of primary-school students to be "indoctrinated" into this morally-vacant class of people. Many will go on to become educators and entertainers in this "new" normalcy where anything goes.

Step Two - DESTABILIZATION: Criminalize that which is legal, and legalize that which is criminal. Making more and ever far-reaching laws makes more potential criminals, effectively making law-abiding citizens fearful of each other and distrustful of law enforcement personnel, while ignoring the common enemy--the legislators. Break the citizens up into their separate groups (class warfare), political ideology, religious beliefs, skin color, union affiliation...basically, use ANY wedge that can separate ANY group of people from the citizenry as a whole and pit them against each other. Keep peeling away the thin veneer of civilized society, and then....

Step Three - CRISIS: The puppetmasters can't count on asteroids, earthquakes or tsunamis. As we saw in Japan this past March, natural catastrophes on a massive scale tends to unite the citizenry, and that is counter-productive to their agenda. Even the "man-caused disaster" of 9/11 did this to some extent within our borders, but only for a short time. No, now that the citizenry is already a cauldron of hate and distrust, and the puppetmasters only need to find the right match to toss into the mix to ignite it all. Acknowledged Communist and former Obama administration advisor Van Jones describes it as "the bottom rises up, the top comes down, and you turn the system inside-out. The only problem with Mr. Jones' ideology is that he pitches it as the "end" to which the "means" justify. Unfortunately for Mr. Jones, he and his ilk would not be a part that end to which he so eloquently ascribes.

Step Four - NORMALIZATION: Post-crisis, there will only be two groups of people. Those who rule, and those who serve the rulers. There is no middle ground, no impartial panel to decide who is who. The ruler(s) decide who belongs where, and if you refuse to serve with blind loyalty, then you are eliminated. They fail to learn from their mistakes with each reincarnation of the Communist/Socialist state, but still manage to murder millions each time they try.

Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Fairies, Pixie Dust, and Spending Cuts...

Here's the reason that every candidate in the recent Presidential debate said they would not accept a budget deal that included $10 in spending cuts for every $1 tax increase:

Whereas tax hikes are immediate and painful to most (except Warren Buffett, apparently), spending cuts are like unicorns--they DON'T exist, except in the liberal fantasy world stoked by OPiuM (Other People's Money).

Much like President Obama's lamentation of a government system that lets him keep his "unneeded" income, Warren Buffett doesn't mind a tax increase BECAUSE HE CAN AFFORD IT. You see, Mr. Buffett takes all his income as LONG-TERM CAPITAL GAINS, rather than salary. Why? Because the long-term cap gains tax rate is 15% instead of the highest rate of about 35%.

Accounting gimmicks like this is how our Federal Government addresses spending cuts. They will reduce "projected" spending increases in future years and call that a spending cut. Kinda like opting for a new Lexus instead of a new Mercedes...EVEN IF YOU DON'T NEED A NEW CAR!

Tax hikes can even be imposed via "automatic triggers" as found in the bogus and unconstitutional Budget Control Act of 2011. These "automatic triggers" give our elected idiots the leeway to say "Hey, I didn't vote for that last tax increase!" (no offense to true idiots intended) .

Congress costs WE THE PEOPLE $107,000,000 a week--did you get YOUR money's worth?

Thursday, August 18, 2011

The truth has no agenda, Mr. President!

Lost among the Democrat talking points about the economy (as well as the AAA credit rating) that President Obama "inherited" is this little nugget of truth:

YOU SOUGHT IT VIGOROUSLY AND VICIOUSLY...YOU CHASED IT, MR. PRESIDENT...YOU SPENT THREE-QUARTERS OF A BILLION DOLLARS TO GET IT! So get off your high horse and quit crying about getting what *you* paid for.

The "bad luck" that you keep referring to...like, the "Arab Spring"? I seem to recall that you actually supported it, if not actually instigating the ouster of a long-time "ally" in Hosni Mubarak. The Japanese tsunami and earthquake was definitely a tragedy...bad luck for them, for sure. The only reason that it caused "disruptions" in OUR supply chain is because we don't make things here anymore (except excuses, which you are also quite masterful at spinning).

"Hold Me Accountable" - Barack Obama

"Count on it." - We The People

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

The cause of all our ills?

Scientists have recently identified a protein prevalent in the body of liberals called MORONIUM. Moronium is generally expelled from the body in the pre-teen years via scrapes, bruises, vigorous outdoor activity and occasional whacks in the head with large inflatable spheres called DODGE BALLS.

Moronium has also been observed to be absorbed by lead paint, monkey bars, leather (when vigorously applied across the buttocks) and the wood that many school principals' paddles were made of (applied in the same method as leather).

Conversely, moronium has been proven to multiply rapidly in the presence of plastic bicycle helmets (see figure 1 below), emissions from video game consoles, portable music players (via cables plugged into the ears), and lawyers. There is also a variable-frequency carrier-wave signal within several television programs (Jersey Shore, Jackass, SpongeBob are some examples) that also increases the potency of moronium.

Figure 1.

Monday, August 15, 2011

Straight From the Alinsky Playbook...

From FoxNews.com: "Democratic National Committee Communications Director Brad Woodhouse said in a statement that 'While protecting tax breaks for the wealthy and big oil while proposing to end Medicare, slash Social Security and pile additional burdens on the middle class might win plaudits with the Tea Party, it's not remotely what the American people are looking for.'"

Wow, 5 whoppers in one sentence, and nary a challenge to any of these points from the lamestream media. Here is a breakdown of this single Liberal talking point:
  • (a) Tax breaks for the wealthy is a redistributionist buzzword...the Bush-era tax RATES were applied across-the-board.
  • (b) Evil big oil gets a "depletion allowance" for active wells to accommodate the additional expense of pressurizing older wells that have lost natural pressurization.
  • (c) Ending Medicare is another popular lie, because it's death is SPELLED OUT in detail within the 2,704 pages of ObamaCare.
  • (d) Slash Social Security - Ummm, yeah, like where *IS* that lockbox we were promised?
  • (e) Pile additional burdens on the middle class - Lack of specificity means inability to challenge. What "additional burdens"? Higher taxes? Got that. Higher unemployment? Got that. More government? We've already got that.
Last but not least, notice how he separates the TEA Party from the American people. Saul Alinsky realized long ago that no one with an ounce of actual intelligence would buy his crap, so he geared it downward towards the most basic component of human nature--emotion. Yes, we ALL have feelings, and no one likes getting their feelings hurt. The difference between conservatives and liberals is that liberals have no compunction HURTING someone else's feelings as long as it advances their agenda.

Sunday, August 14, 2011

Communist Points of Unity

"Communism is the failure of common sense coupled with the failure of will." - Me

From the Leading Light Communist Organization's (LLCO) website:

1. Our goal is communism. Communism is the end of all oppression. We fight for a radically egalitarian social order.

2. The principal contradiction is between exploiter and exploited countries. Breaking the chains of imperialism is the first step to breaking all chains. To this end, we uphold the glorious strategy of Lin Biao’s Long Live the Victory of People’s War!. The global countryside will encircle the global cities. The proletariat in the Third World and its allies will encircle and defeat their enemies in the First World.

3. We understand that the proletariat and its allies are principally concentrated in the Third World and oppressed nations. The First World is populated by parasite classes that benefit by exploiting and oppressing the Third World. The parasite classes of the First World are enemies of the world’s peoples. The First World “working class” is an enemy of the world’s peoples. It is not a proletariat. It should be regarded as part of the imperialist bourgeoisie, or imperialist petty-bourgeoisie, or imperialist labor aristocracy.

4. We uphold the Soviet Union through the early or mid 1950s and China through the early or mid-1970s as imperfect examples of socialism. Capitalism was restored by a new bourgeoisie that arose within the Communist Party and state itself. Any single year that we establish as an exact milestone for when socialism ended and capitalism was restored will have an arbitrary element since the restoration process is complex. We are not going to pick fights over exact dates.

5. We uphold continuous revolution under the Dictatorship of the Proletariat. We uphold the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution as the furthest advance toward communism in human history.

6. We uphold the broad united front against imperialism, especially Amerikkkan imperialism. We support all of those who are exploited or oppressed and point their spears at the Great Satan, Amerika.

7. Taken together, this means we uphold Leading Light Communism.

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

A Victory For All

The Wisconsin Senate recall fiasco is finally drawing to a close, despite the external interference and millions of outside dollars poured into the effort to unseat the Republican majority that was fairly elected in 2010.

Both sides are claiming victory, which is to be expected. Quite understandably, the Democrats and Labor Unions can't outwardly admit that they wasted (conservatively) $31 million and a whole bunch of time and effort (and what little goodwill or sympathy may have remained) trying to overturn what was a fair election to begin with.

The real winners are...EVERYONE! The Wisconsin electoral system worked as it was designed. The results of an election were fairly challenged, and the citizens of Wisconsin stepped up to the plate and did it all again!

The issues are much pettier than all of us...both sides presented their cases to the PEOPLE, and the people made their choice--twice.

Monday, August 8, 2011

Coming Soon To A Theater Near You!!!

Yes, folks, the President has decided to go from getting his ass kicked to kicking some ass. The same Sony Pictures duo responsible for giving us the dismal cinematic failure called THE HURT LOCKER, Kathryn Bigelow and Mark Boal, have been commissioned to portray our Commander-In-Chief as the steely-eyed leader that he is not.

"The Mission To Get Bin Laden" is based upon a recent New Yorker article by Nicholas Schmidle, which is remarkably detailed in it's reconstruction, to include both verbal and non-verbal cues. When questioned in an online chat forum about the detail of his piece, he initially indicated that "the SEALs weren't the only ones listening in on the radio communications", and later admitted that he hadn't actually spoken to ANY of them when writing the piece. It is all based upon "other recollections"...i.e., the White House script.

Maureen Dowd states that "The White House had outsourced the job of manning up the president's image to Hollywood when [Mark] Boal got welcomed to the upper echelons of the White House and the Pentagon and showed up recently — to the surprise of some military officers — at a CIA ceremony celebrating the hero SEALs."

Speculation mounts, after recent sightings of Matt Damon sporting a fresh buzzcut, that he is slated to portray the President. (sarcasm mine)

Wednesday, August 3, 2011

GOProud vs Conservatism

I recently read an interesting article (linked HERE) by a young political activist named Toni Woods. She says that she is "...no more or no less a conservative activist because I am a lesbian. I was obviously not too perverted to enthusiastically be used a poster child for their programs prior to my coming out (emphasis mine)."
She continues..."I was empowered by their willingness to engage the dogmatic, homophobic wing of the Republican Party..." And therein is her separation from TRUE conservatism. There is a big difference between a gay Republican and a true conservative.

What Ms. Woods and the rest of the homosexual population fail to understand about true conservatism are the basic conservative beliefs that (a) who you choose to have sex with is nobody's damn business but yours, so keep it in the bedroom where it belongs, and (b) it is an aberrant behavior, not an identity trait. When you announce yourself as a "Gay Conservative", you are automatically putting your choice of sexual behavior ahead of the rest of your beliefs, as well as demanding that everybody else ACCEPT it as normal. There are people out there who get "sexual pleasure" from lighting things on fire and watching them burn, but do you support making arson a "protected" behavior?

I think it was Ronald Reagan who once said that "someone who agrees with you 80% of the time is an ally, not a 20% enemy." Ms. Woods, I applaud your stance on abortion, the sanctity of the 2nd Amendment, the need to rein in government size and scope and individual liberties. I will stand by your side and argue their merits as forcefully as I can. But if you are willing to discard any of THOSE beliefs for a forced acceptance of your sexual behavior, then I must question your definition of "conservatism".

Monday, August 1, 2011

Is this how Barack Obama was bought and paid for?


Campaign For Liberty (C4L) and Ron Paul's AUDIT THE FED movement have unearthed some startling figures, and "the revelations are sickening – so-called 'money' tossed around like confetti to banksters, foreign banks, and favored corporations."

Yep, them same "evil Wall Street fat cats" and "corporate jet owners" that PrezzO continuously vilifies while padding their bottom line in secret. "We have now learned that the Federal Reserve lent $16 TRILLION to both domestic and overseas financial institutions during the height of the financial crisis...in less than three years."

I'm not sure if that $16 Trillion number include the out-in-the-open donations of $700 Billion for TARP, $787 Billion Porkulus Package and $2.2 Trillion from both "Quantitative Easing" phases, but (according to C4L) "from December 1, 2007 to July 21, 2010, the Federal Reserve 'created reserves in the banking system' (Bernanke slang for printing money) that exceeded not only the entire U.S. GDP for a year, but also the entire U.S. national debt that's accumulated over the past 224 years!" Most of this timeframe also contains the term of the "criminal enterprise" of the 111th Congress.

The Greek bailout was likely paid for by the Fed as well, as "more than $3 trillion dollars were lent to overseas financial institutions in numerous countries, including in the U.K., Germany, and France. In addition, we learned just how much the big banks who contributed heavily to Obama, and to the crisis, were rewarded with nearly $8 Trillion to Citigroup, Morgan Stanley, Merill Lynch, and Bank of America."

Thursday, July 28, 2011

It's The Culture, Stupid!!

Let me tell you about the depths to which our culture is sinking. I'd like to introduce you to Dan Savage...not sure if there is any relation to conservative radio talk show host and author Michael Savage, but I seriously doubt it...Michael probably would have shot this mutt at a family get-together long ago.
A little background on Dan, with a listener warning...researching this disgusting, perverted little world of Dan's nearly made me puke on more than one occasion, but I will do my best to at least keep it printable.
Dan is an militantly gay sex columnist out of Seattle, and has authored several air quote "best sellers"...not sure how many books are in the genre "PERVERT" but he is apparently one of the best. He is also the founder of the annual amateur porn festival, HUMPSeattle. Dan recently came onto my radar after remarks to Joy Behar in which he wished all Republicans "were f**ing dead". I don't think he really meant Republicans, though...I think he meant ANYONE who doesn't embrace the homosexual agenda. He just used the term Republican because of former Pennsylvania senator and Presidential candidate Rick Santorum's stance on, well, basic decency.
Dan also recently coined a new sex term, santorum--a noun, defined as "the frothy mixture of lube and feces that is often the by-product of anal sex". Folks, THIS is what the homosexual lobby is trying to make mainstream...THIS is what they want to FORCE the rest of us to accept. You can put all the pretty rainbows and happy little terms like GAY on it that you want, it is perverted FILTH...and if you disagree, you are a homophobe. If you speak out against it, that is HATE SPEECH.
In the recent past, I have learned to judge the behavior, not the person...judging people is God's job, and I suck at it. But what I have learned is that behavior is a much more accurate depictor of one's character than one's words or appearance. After all, we all have them mornings when we look like crap no matter what we do, and sometimes words just refuse to come out as they are meant.
Removing all political labels, judgments, inferences, preconceived notions...taking EVERYTHING OFF THE TABLE and just getting down to the most basic of basics--nature--homosexuality is just plain UNNATURAL. Those who engage in this unnatural behavior justify it by pointing to some obscure species of hermaphroditic amphibian that has, during a mass extinction of the males, actually changed it's sex in order to procreate. Survival and procreation are the top priorities of nature's game, and only human reasoning, however flawed, can justify otherwise.

Monday, July 25, 2011

Deal Or No Deal!

A wise man once said that unless your foot is on the throat of your enemy, you are negotiating from a position of weakness.

The good news is that the House of Representatives with the strength of the freshmen TEA party-backed candidates have our "boot" on the throat of the Socialist redistribution agenda. Obama has already publicly admitted he is "bluffing" by daring us to call his bluff.

The Lamestream media is parroting the Liar-In-Chief's FEAR agenda, by calling Republicans "obstructionists" and "uncompromising". The harsh truth is that there WAS a plan presented, and Senate Democrats refused to debate it. The Cut, Cap and Balance (CCB) bill *IS* the compromise. The House debated it, approved it and sent it to the Senate.

We don't need any "gang of six" or "Super Congress" or any of the other gimmicks being put forth. The cowards in the Senate need to either approve or reject CCB, end of story.

Saturday, July 23, 2011

When is a gun not a gun?

Say hello to Mister Firing Pin. This little fella is what strikes the primer of a centerfire .357 Magnum cartridge in a Smith & Wesson revolver, causing a rapid expansion of gases to rapidly propel the bullet through the barrel and towards its target.

Without this one particular component, a gun is actually nothing more than a revolver-shaped paperweight. However, according to a recent Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruling, MANDATORY SENTENCING ENHANCEMENTS apply since it meets the "legal" definition of a firearm. (Story HERE)

Chief Justice Robert Castille said that "firing a bullet is the only true ‘designed’ function — in fact, the essence — of a handgun, pistol or firearm." The Chief Justice is correct in this regard. However, he compares apples to oranges in his next statement. "A car without gas does not lose its identity as an entity designed for locomotion. A laptop computer does not cease to be a computer if its battery is removed. By the same reasoning, nor does a handgun lose its designed function merely because a critical piece is missing."
His analogies equate to a firearm with no bullets, not one missing a firing pin. The correct analogies in this case would be a car without an engine and a laptop without a CPU. Here in East Tennessee, Chief, a car without an engine is a LAWN ORNAMENT! And there is no way a laptop without a CPU can do anything but collect dust.
By the same reasoning, Chief, this little firing pin could also be twisted into being defined as a "firearm", since it's only purpose is to strike a cartridge's primer and fire a bullet.

Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Justice vs. Revenge

The 33-day-old media circus known as the Casey Anthony trial is now over, with NOT GUILTY verdicts rendered on the charges of 1st degree murder, 2nd degree manslaughter and aggravated neglect. She was found guilty of providing false statements to law enforcement officers.

We have all been forced participants, for the most part unwillingly, in the saga of an extremely disturbed family. Since the mainstream media had made us jurors by proxy, we felt anger at the inability to make our voices heard. We wanted that GUILTY verdict in the name of revenge, but were willing to call it justice.

Unlike the defense team's claims, whatever happened to young Caylee *is* known amongst the disgusting members of the Anthony family. Each of them will have to answer to God for their part in the untimely death of this beautiful child and the subsequent cover-up.

Saturday, July 2, 2011

Bumblin' Biden Gets It???

Speaking to the Teamsters in Las Vegas this past Friday, Vice Prezzo Bozo Biden said, "If you vote Republican...You're on your own, Jack!"

Exactly as our Founding Fathers and the framers of the US Constitution wanted it, Mr. Biden. A nation of free citizens, each with an equal opportunity to succeed, or to fail...but ON OUR OWN! Without government mandates on how much we are to pay or to be paid, forced payment of dues as a condition of employment, or "equality" based on which way the wind is blowing.

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Our Elected Busybodies At Work...

Democratic Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar has sponsored Senate Bill 978, which would make THIS your new home for 5 years should you, or your children, commit the HEINOUS crime of filming yourself lip-synching a popular (or even not-so-popular) song and uploading it to an internet-based video sharing service like YouTube. Yes, this would be a FELONY!

Of course, it is proposed in the name of something "beneficial", a la protecting the recording artist's copyright of the material. But consider this...if I am stuck in traffic, jamming to an Aerosmith CD, and lip-synching the song and someone sees my "performance", what exactly is the difference? The behavior is the same!

Daniel Webster warned us that "every assumption of authority by the government is done under the pretense of good intentions", but we all know where the road that is paved with good intentions leads. Our lawmakers seem hell-bent on criminalizing EVERY possible behavior in the name of "protecting" someone else...this, my friends, is the essence of COMMUNISM...and we are almost there...if we don't vote people like this OUT, then the American experiment in liberty is over.

Sunday, May 29, 2011

Anyone need MORE proof?

I'm sure the die-hard atheists of the Anti-American Communist Lawyer's Union (ACLU) would love to sue the Joplin, Missouri tornado for destroying literally EVERYTHING but this...but alas, there is no defendant for the suit.

The teeming masses of journalists are so focused on the devastation and rubble that they miss the signs of His presence amongst us. Sometimes, the messes that we let accumulate in our daily lives can overburden us, and only after thoroughly scrubbing away all that is mundane and trivial are we left with what is truly important.

God's signs aren't like highway signs--big green squares with white letters and arrows on them--and they aren't always as easy to spot...but in Joplin, Missouri...on this Blessed Day, this one could hardly be more obvious!

Monday, May 23, 2011

Thanksgiving 2020

"Winston, come into the dining room, it's time to eat", Julia yelled to her husband. "In a minute, honey, it's a tie score," he answered. Actually Winston wasn't very interested in the traditional holiday football game between Detroit and Washington. Ever since the government passed the Civility in Sports Statute of 2017, outlawing tackle football for its "unseemly violence" and the "bad example it sets for the rest of the world", Winston was far less of a football fan than he used to be. Two-hand touch wasn't nearly as exciting.

Yet it wasn't the game that Winston was uninterested in. It was more the thought of eating another Tofu Turkey.

Even though it was the best type of Veggie Meat available after the government revised the American Anti-Obesity Act of 2018, adding fowl to the list of federally-forbidden foods, (which already included potatoes, cranberry sauce and mince-meat pie), it wasn't anything like real turkey. And ever since the government officially changed the name of "Thanksgiving Day" to "A National Day of Atonement" in 2020 to officially acknowledge the Pilgrims historically brutal treatment of Native Americans, the holiday had lost a lot of its luster.

Eating in the dining room was also a bit daunting. The unearthly gleam of government-mandated fluorescent light bulbs made the Tofu Turkey look even weirder than it actually was, and the room was always cold. Ever since Congress passed the Power Conservation Act of 2016, mandating all thermostats "which were monitored and controlled by the electric company" be kept at 68 degrees, every room on the north side of the house was barely tolerable throughout the entire winter.

Still, it was good getting together with family. Or at least most of the family. Winston missed his mother, who passed on in October, when she had used up her legal allotment of life-saving medical treatment. He had had many heated conversations with the Regional Health Consortium, spawned when the private insurance market finally went bankrupt, and everyone was forced into the government health care program. And though he demanded she be kept on her treatment, it was a futile effort. The RHC's resources are limited, explained the government bureaucrat Winston spoke with on the phone. "Your mother received all the benefits to which she was entitled. I'm sorry for your loss".

Ed couldn't make it either. He had forgotten to plug in his electric car last night, the only kind available after the Anti-Fossil Fuel Bill of 2019 outlawed the use of the combustion engines for everyone but government officials. The fifty mile round trip was about ten miles too far, and Ed didn't want to spend a frosty night on the road somewhere between here and there.

Thankfully, Winston's brother, John, and his wife were flying in. Winston made sure that the dining room chairs had extra cushions for the occasion. No one complained more than John about the pain of sitting down so soon after the government-mandated cavity searches at airports, which severely aggravated his hemorrhoids. Ever since a terrorist successfully smuggled a cavity bomb onto a jetliner, the TSA told Americans the added "inconvenience" was an "absolute necessity" in order to stay "one step ahead of the terrorists". Winston's own body had grown accustomed to such probing ever since the government expanded their scope to just about anywhere a crowd gathered, via Anti-Profiling Act of 2017. That law made it a crime to single out any group or individual for "unequal scrutiny", even when probable cause was involved. Thus, cavity searches at malls, train stations, bus depots, etc., etc., had become almost routine. Almost.

The Supreme Court is reviewing the statute, but most Americans expect a Court composed of six progressives and three conservatives to leave the law intact. "A living Constitution is extremely flexible", said the Court's eldest member, Elena Kagan. "Europe has had laws like this one for years. We should learn from their example", she added.

Winston's thoughts turned to his own children. He got along fairly well with his 12-year-old daughter, Brittany, mostly because she ignored him. Winston had long ago surrendered to the idea that she could text anyone at any time, even during Atonement Dinner. Their only real confrontation had occurred when he limited her to 50,000 texts a month, explaining that was all he could afford. She whined for a week, but got over it.

His 16-year-old son, Jason, was another matter altogether. Perhaps it was the constant bombarding he got in public school that global warming, the bird flu, terrorism or any of a number of other calamities were "just around the corner", but Jason had developed a kind of nihilistic attitude that ranged between simmering surliness and outright hostility. It didn't help that Jason had reported his father to the police for smoking a cigarette in the house, an act made criminal by the Smoking Control Statute of 2018, which outlawed smoking anywhere within 500 feet of another human being. Winston paid the $5000 fine, which might have been considered excessive before the American dollar became virtually worthless as a result of QE13. The latest round of quantitative easing the federal government initiated was, once again, to "spur economic growth". This time they promised to push unemployment below its years-long rate of 18%, but Winston was not particularly hopeful.

Yet the family had a lot for which to be thankful, Winston thought, before remembering it was a Day of Atonement. At least he had his memories. He felt a twinge of sadness when he realized his children would never know what life was like in the Good Old Days, long before government promises to make life "fair for everyone" realized their full potential. Winston, like so many of his fellow Americans, never realized how much things could change when they didn't happen all at once, but little by little, so people could get used to them.

He wondered what might have happened if the public had stood up while there was still time, maybe back around 2010, when all the real nonsense began. Maybe we wouldn't be where we are today if we'd just said "enough is enough" when we had the chance, he thought.

-Author unknown (but I would be happy to give this Patriot credit)

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

ACLU = Anti-American Communist Lawyers Union

Once again, this despicable group of anti-American thugs is on the march to remove the First Amendment right to freedom of religious expression under the non-existent "separation of church and state" myth. You can read the full story by clicking HERE, but we all know the tale too well. It seems that a lone attendee (probably an ACLU plant) took offense to the 20-foot high cross adorning the pictured auditorium's entrance. For 70 years, the seniors of Neptune High School have marched across the stage in this historic arena as they embarked upon life's journey after receiving their diplomas.

"School officials responded by agreeing to change the graduation program to remove the student-led invocation and two hymns -- one titled Onward Christian Soldiers -- to rid the ceremony of any religious references" reports Cristina Corbin of FOXNews.com.

"The Great Auditorium, a nationally recognized landmark, is steeped in history. The building has hosted Ulysses S. Grant and six other U.S. presidents, as well as 27 of New Jersey’s governors. Mark Twain was a member of the auditorium’s board of directors, and religious leaders like the Rev. Billy Graham have spoken there."

The school board is standing firm even though the ACLU has threatened to proceed with legal action if the venue is not changed. Neptune Public Schools Superintendent David Mooij should be commended for his firm stance against this assault, and any attorney who values America's FOUNDING PRINCIPLES needs to stand with him and the school district on this issue.

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Sorry Mr Gingrich...

I regret that after years of supporting you, following all your writings and hoping beyond hope that you would jump into the BIG arena...you have slapped me in the face! You have proven that no matter how long the politician is out of the Beltway zombie-zone, you are still a politician.

Your description of Paul Ryan's fiscal plan as "right-wing social engineering" was like a knife to the gut. You just don't get it Newt...if returning to the CONSTITUTION is what you deem "radical change", then you are seated too far to the left for me. Standing up for whatever will "win" rather than whatever is "right" is how we, as a country, have arrived where we are. We are beyond the "pass the law to find out what's in it" stage, and I hope that the good ideas that you have put forth will benefit a more Constitutionally-driven candidate.

I regret that I am publicly announcing my withdrawal of any support for your or your Presidential campaign...stick to writing books, Newt.

Monday, May 9, 2011

HYPE and ANGST?

Advertisers are held to relatively strict standards with regards to marketing their products. For the longest time, they weren't even ALLOWED to mention their opposition in their ads, giving birth to the name "Brand X" over a similar-looking logo. And if they furnish FALSE information about their product, or their opponent's product, then lawsuits come a-flying!

Think of the possibilities if our POLITICIANS were held to the same standards as our advertisers.

There is a thin, ethical line between ADVERTISING and PROPAGANDA. Advertisers try to get you to buy something that you don't necessarily need. Propagandists try to sell you something that you definitely don't want...

HOPE AND CHANGE was a brilliant propaganda campaign to sell you a turd sandwich called SOCIALISM.

Wednesday, May 4, 2011

A Committed Liberal who Should Be Committed!

I normally reserve the term "loathe" or "detest" for a select few human beings...generally those of loathsome or detestable character. Michael Moore, the Westboro Baptist Church and Jane Fonda to name a few, but a new face has earned it's place on that list...course, since Osama bin Laden's brief and final meeting with SEAL Team Six, there was an empty slot.

Meet Alan Colmes, a diehard, committed liberal and avowed Bush-hater. Alan makes frequent appearances on Fox News Channel shows, due to their dedication to providing BOTH sides of a discussion...the intelligent side and the "foaming at the mouth" side, of which Alan normally provides the latter.

His meltdown on The O'Reilly Factor's Tuesday BARACK AND A HARD PLACE segment was epic. (see video HERE) He dismisses outright that the intelligence gained from harsh tactics used on THREE named Al-Qaeda terrorists led directly to OBL's front door. The icing on this psychotic, blathering piece of fruitcake? "It's just a STUNT designed to give props to burnish the reputation of our WORST PRESIDENT EVER, George W. Bush and his hideous foreign policy".

Get a clue, Alan.

Monday, May 2, 2011

Giving Credit Where It's Due

Mr. President,

Congratulations on the success of the Bin Laden mission. While you are busily heaping praise upon yourself and taking credit for the entire operation, let's not forget a few facts:

a) The intelligence that led to this raid came during your predecessor's term;

b) The intelligence came from the "enhanced interrogation techniques" which you continuously vilified him for as a candidate;

c) It was the tip of the spear, our courageous SEALs, whose paychecks you were willing to use as "collateral" during the government shutdown "crisis".

Let's make sure that credit is given where credit is due--your predecessor deserves quite a bit of it as well.

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Boehner's Alcoholic Moment

As the debt ceiling approaches and the debate and associated rhetoric heats up, the TEA Party Freshmen and Speaker Boehner need to treat this issue as an intervention. They need to use Barack Obama's OWN words as a Senator to justify an ABSOLUTELY NOT HAPPENING vote on this. No balanced budget attachments (that is a separate debate), no rider promises of future spending cuts, no debate PERIOD.

Anyone who has been, or has dealt with, an alcoholic or drug addict knows that there is NO SUCH thing as just 1 more drink or 1 more fix...the only thing that matters is making sure that the LAST ONE stays the LAST ONE.

Monday, April 11, 2011

A Reasonable Opinion

This is somewhat of a continuation of my prior post, PREENING AND POSTURING. While half the punditry cheers "Total Victory!!!" and the other half bemoans "Total Defeat!!", there are some reasonable opinions out there. Having just read the book pictured here after meeting the author at a local book signing, I was eager to hear Huck's take on the whole budget boondoggle.

"Never pour all of your water on too small a fire." There is no doubt that our great country is fiscally in deep ka-ka; it doesn't take an economics professor to recognize this. But taken in context, this preliminary budget battle was more like a playground tiff in comparison to facing the coming difficulties. The debt ceiling is approaching, the 2012 budget is after that, and the incumbent President has the entire Democrat war chest of an anticipated BILLION dollars for the next election. There are much bigger fires coming...best to save some water to battle them as well.

"The only way you can WIN IT ALL is if you CONTROL IT ALL..which the Republicans don't." Our government was founded with some key checks and balances, the biggest of which is WE THE PEOPLE. Our government has strayed from the principles that created it, and the populace at large (obligatory Wizard Of OZ analogy coming) is beginning to "pay attention to that man behind the curtain." The TEA Party is OUR lobbying group in DC...not that I wish to give advice to the opposition, but they continue to marginalize us AT THEIR OWN POLITICAL PERIL.

"Legislating is easy, criticizing is easy, punditry is easy...now GOVERNING, that's TOUGH!" There are several pundits out there whose opinions I value, and Mark Levin is one of them. But I have to disagree with his latest train of punditry accusing Speaker Boehner and the Republican leadership of "caving" on key issues. AT THIS TIME, the actual "number" cut from 2011 spending is somewhat irrelevant, as are the policy riders regarding Planned Parenthood, the EPA, ObamaCare and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. I say "irrelevant" only in the context of former Speaker Pelosi's promise that there would be ZERO cuts...the fact that the debate actually shifted to cutting spending rather than increasing it is enough of a victory AT THIS TIME.

Like a fabulous steak dinner that takes some time to cook...you don't eat it all in one bite. Our government has taken decades to get to this point, and although we need to rein it in quickly, we moreso need to rein it in wisely. Let's give the new House common-sense majority the time and the opportunity to do it!

Saturday, April 9, 2011

Preening and Posturing Politicians

Now that both sides of the Congressional aisle can strut and claim victory, it is time to get on with the business of taking the country back. To my liberal friends who say that the Republicans were cheering for a government shutdown, you're damn right. To my conservative friends who say that the Democrats were cheering for a government shutdown, you're damn right. "Huh? Both sides actually agreed on this?" you ask. My answer is YES...let me 'splain something to you...

When both sides are cheering for the same outcome, maybe, just maybe, it's the right thing to do...however "politically stupid" it is. After their mid-term election thumping in 2010, the Democrats pulled a play from the Clinton playbook...they entered this 112th session with no budget and a plan to cause the government "budget crisis", hoping to replay the resurgence of Clinton's popularity after the previous budget-related shutdown in the mid-90s.

There are a number of differences between THAT shutdown and THIS potential one. A) Bill Clinton's Congress was Republican, and led to the balanced budgets that he got all the credit for, despite never having presented a balanced budget. B) The electorate is no longer apathetic and uninformed...Fox News and the conservative talk-radio circuit, providing ACCURATE information to the masses, have given the voters more insight into the inbred system that is the Beltway. C) Their grossest miscalculation was in underestimating the public outrage at the despicable, even obscene spending spree by Obama and the 111th Congress.

The Republicans got the voters' message and stuck by their guns, forcing the Democrats to begin the concession process. Now comes the media blitz...we're all going to hear about how they "saved" the country by preventing the government shutdown...the Lamestream Media will tout Obama's "leadership" in getting the two sides to "agree" on various compromises.

Nary a word will be said about Obama's LACK OF LEADERSHIP in demanding a budget from the outgoing 111th Congress. No mention will be made of the leaders in BOTH parties who neither presented nor demanded a 2011 budget or of the idiotic rhetoric of both sides blaming the other.

Friday, April 8, 2011

The Green Thing...

In the line at the store, the cashier told the older woman that plastic bags weren't good for the environment. The woman apologized and explained, "We didn't have the green thing back in my day...."

That's right, they didn't have the green thing in her day. Back then, they returned their milk bottles, Coke bottles and beer bottles to the store. The store sent them back to the plant to be washed and sterilized and refilled, using the same bottles over and over. So they really were recycled. But they didn't have the green thing back her day......

In her day, they walked up stairs, because they didn't have an escalator in every store and office building. They walked to the grocery store and didn't climb into a 300-horsepower machine every time they had to go two blocks. But she's right. They didn't have the green thing in her day......

Back then, they washed the baby's diapers because they didn't have the throw-away kind. They dried clothes on a line, not in an energy gobbling machine burning up 220 volts. "Wind" and "solar power" really did dry the clothes. Kids got hand-me-down clothes from their brothers or sisters, not always brand-new clothing with some logo on them...

But that old lady is right, they didn't have the green thing back in her day......

Back then, they had one TV, or radio, in the house not a TV in every room. And the TV had a small screen the size of a pizza dish, not a screen the size of the state of Montana . In the kitchen, they blended and stirred by hand because they didn't have electric machines to do everything for you. When they packaged a fragile item to send in the mail, they used wadded up newspaper to cushion it, not Styrofoam or plastic bubble wrap.....

Back then, they didn't fire up an engine and burn gasoline just to cut the lawn. They used a push mower that ran on human power. They exercised by working so they didn't need to go to a health club to run on treadmills that operate on electricity. But she's right, they didn't have the green thing back then......

They drank from a fountain when they were thirsty, instead of using a cup or a plastic bottle every time they had a drink of water. They refilled pens with ink, instead of buying a new pen, and they replaced the razor blades in a razor instead of throwing away the whole razor just because the blade got dull. But they didn't have the green thing back then......

Back then, people took the streetcar and kids rode their bikes to school or rode the school bus, instead of turning their moms into a 24-hour taxi service. They had one or two electrical outlets in a room, not an entire bank of sockets to power a dozen appliances. And they didn't need a computerized gadget to receive a signal beamed from satellites 2,000 miles out in space in order to find the nearest pizza joint......

But that old lady is right. They didn't have the green thing back in her day.......

OH NO!!...that was MY day too!

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Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Liberal crybabies are out in force already!!

From Josh Marshall of the Talking Points Memo (TPM) Editor’s blog…not to be confused with O’Reilly’s nightly Talking Points Memo, which generally makes sense…“Democrats…say it was ‘courageous’ but ‘politically stupid’ for Paul Ryan to put up a plan to abolish Medicare and other federal social programs…” That’s the battle line that is being drawn for the debate about fiscal sanity. No Josh, it’s NOT about abolishing them, but FUNDAMENTALLY TRANSFORMING them. What…it’s OK to fundamentally transform the greatest nation on earth but not a financially insolvent federal program? Silly liberal, wake up and smell the latte! Be real. It isn’t the responsibility of the Federal government to take care of each state’s citizens; it is each state’s responsibility. We have allowed the Federal government to take way too much power away from the states, and from the citizens, and taking that power back from the political inbreds in Washington DC is going to take the “courage” to do what is “politically stupid” (DCism for “the right thing”). He finishes, “sometimes things are politically risky because they're profoundly bad ideas.” No Josh, they are only politically risky because they are good ideas.

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Gangsta Guvmint and Terrorist-Defenders

Solicitor General Neal Katyal, appointed to replace Justice Elena Kagan after her elevation to the US Supreme Court, is "directing" the Supreme Court NOT to fast-track the legal challenges to Obamacare, saying that it does not merit the immediate attention of the SCOTUS. Why is this important? Here is a little context for you...

He works directly for Attorney General Eric Holder, who has refused to prosecute a case of voter intimidation by the New Black Panthers because they are [in his words] "my people." He also worked for Holder in the DOJ from 1997-99. Why is this important?

His claim to fame is the successful defense of Osama bin Laden's chaffeur, Salim Hamdan, before the U.S. Supreme Court in 2006. The legal ramifications of Hamdan v. Rumsfeld are still resonating throughout the legal and policy world, and forced Congress to craft an alternative plan to the military commissions system.

At one point, [Osama's chauffeur] Hamdan asked Katyal why he was spending so much time defending a Yemeni man who was awaiting a hearing before a military tribunal at Guantanamo Bay. Katyal's response? “I said that my parents had come from India. They thought America was a place where people were treated equally and their kids would have an amazing life. What’s happening in Guantanamo is fundamentally inconsistent with the tenets of being an American. These are the first military trials to single out foreigners. We are supposed to have equal protection under the law.”

Well, Mr. Katyal, I ain't no high-faluting lawyer type like you, but it seems to me that your client Hamdal had never set foot on American soil and therefore isn't eligible for quote-unquote equal protection under American Law.

Saturday, March 12, 2011

CANs vs CAN'Ts

I recently crossed paths with an old high school classmate of mine, daughter of one of the teachers. We both attended the same Department of Defense High School in Vicenza, Italy, but pur individual paths since have been in wildly differing directions. She is now one of the hypereducated elite, a product of the liberal higher education system. Me? A retired veteran of the US Navy, student of history and part-time blogger.

She is an ardent Progressive, and her organization's goal is to "promote human, civil, workers' and reproductive rights, as well as environmental protection and government reform, via 'education' and 'action'". I am not sure what the education portion entails, but according to the uber-liberal Daily Kos, the "action" portion of their agenda can best be summed up as "Tweet, Beat & Repeat". Much like the Wisconsin protests, it entails childish chanting and banging on drums in an attempt to subvert the governing process.

Their current focus is on a "MORAL BUDGET" in South Carolina, which is currently facing a $700 million immediate budget shortfall, and a $14 billion unfunded liability in the retirement system. So, what exactly IS a moral budget, and WHOSE morals are you basing your focus on? Planned Parenthood's? Charlie Sheen's?

The current theme from the Daily Kos: "Teachers have become scapegoats for the current budget crises of many states in America. This [video link removed] was created by teachers in defense of who we are and what we do. Please contact your state government and tell them to stop this assault on teachers and other public workers!"

As usual, they either mistake the symptom for the problem or deflect from it by using generalities in the abstract. No one is blaming the teachers, or the bus drivers, or the cops or firemen for the budget deficits. It is neither a Republican nor a Democrat issue, because I'm sure that politicians from BOTH sides of the aisle have cut deals with the union bosses in order to keep their minions happy. And therein lies the problem...the UNIONS.

The reality of the problem has come home to roost...in order to keep the promises that have been made in the past, cuts in spending need to be made NOW. Taxing the rich doesn't work, because at some point in time this minority that pays the majority of the bills will just pack up and go elsewhere. Kicking granny off Medicare in order to pay today's union bosses is not an option either.

The 2010 mid-term elections came with a message from the taxpaying majority of non-hyphenated Americans--it is time to QUIT PLAYING GAMES and get the job done. As I have said before, those who can, DO...those who CAN'T, organize more of those who CAN'T to disrupt those that were elected to DO. The message from the latter comes from The Freak Brothers..."While you're out there smashing the state, don't forget to keep a smile on your lips and a song in your heart!"

God Bless the First Amendment...

Friday, February 18, 2011

The Truth Behind HOPE

Those who can, DO...those who can't, ORGANIZE more of those who can't to drown out those who are trying to DO.

Barack Obama has *again* usurped his position as Chief Executive by *again* wading into a state's issue, namely Wisconsin. By siding with the teachers who have walked out on their students and the Democrats of the state's legislature who have walked out on their constituents, he has shown that he doesn't care about jobs per se, only UNION jobs.

By running from their Constitutional duties, Wisconsin's Democrat legislators have shown their true color--YELLOW. By *again* siding against an elected governor in their own business, Obama has shown his true color--COMMIE RED!

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

My $0.02 worth...


OK, Here is the straight scoop from my living room, putting all flowery Obama rhetoric aside.

My pay increase this year: $0
My tax increase this year: 32.2%
Gasoline price increase this year: 12.5%
Grocery price increase: 8.2%
Electricity rate increase: 24%

And this is on an annual income of $16,608

So where's this tax relief I keep hearing our LIAR-IN-CHIEF talk about?