Thursday, December 31, 2009
Tuesday, December 29, 2009
The question is.. why would SO MANY take this "Religion of Peace" to such extremes?
Perhaps it reads this way.
Monday, December 28, 2009
The close of 2009 is upon us. A year ago; much fanfare, talk of change, and a theme of “Hope” heralded a new administration. The rhetoric had been appealing, and had been whipped into a firestorm by an adoring media, Hollywood crowd, and “entitlement seekers” of many persuasions. As is often the case when “Hope” replaces logic, common sense, and reason, disappointment soon follows. A totalitarian direction, propagating through the past several administrations not only hasn’t been reversed, it is accelerating.
Sharing culpability in this totalitarian quest are the legislative bodies, at both the federal and state levels. Legislative bodies like those of the judiciary, and executive branches, were intended to be taking orders, not issuing them. The government of “We the People” made up of three distinct and separate branches, has always been intended as one of, by, and for “We the People”. Sadly and obviously, this is not the case today. The checks and balances imparted in “Our” Constitution between these three separate branches have been marginalized, trivialized, and ignored. “We the People” are NOT free women, children, and men. When “Our” elected public servants assume their offices and fail to exact the will of “We the People” and the Constitution, which they all swore or affirmed to obey, uphold, and protect, we are no longer a free society.
When overwhelming public outcry for secure borders, no amnesty, increased domestic energy production, no stimulus, no bailouts, no government takeover of the auto industry are crammed down “We the Peoples” throats, we are NOT free. When healthcare is forced upon us, with the beneficiaries being the trial lawyers and big pharmaceutical companies, and the losers being “We the People” who must pay for it, we are NOT free.
When our elected public servants pass laws that benefit themselves, yet subject the citizenry to a lesser quality of life, we have lost our country. It is not a matter of losing our country. It is already gone.
The criminals who were sent by “We the People” to conduct “We the Peoples” business have desecrated OUR Constitution, OUR will, and OUR country.
“We the People” have remedies. We can vote them out. This hardly seems adequate. We don’t wait until any other criminal decides their career is over before taking action. Time, and the money stolen from us, will be used to buy back many among us with gifts, and handouts, paid for by unborn generations. “We the People” can fire them; after all “We the People” hired them. OUR Declaration of Independence gives us explicit recourse for the conditions in which “We the People” currently find ourselves and OUR posterity.
We need not split hairs, any and ALL career politicians must go, if their time in office (formerly called service) is greater than eight or ten years they are part of the problem not the solution. We may throw out a couple of good ones, but chances are slim, and the benefits out weigh the risks. After all random Citizens from off the streets could be inserted and do a better job.
This is OUR country, and it presently is in no condition to be handed down to OUR posterity. “We the People” through OUR negligence and complacency have allowed this to happen. Let us “We the People” make 2010 the year the Republic is restored, and OUR children are saved from the despots, oligarchs, and tyrants who occupy OUR offices, which have always been intended for public servants.
Elk County Tea Party; Johnsonburg
Well Said Blaise..
Thursday, December 17, 2009
by Dave Cribbin
Let's just call it what it is, as one of my favorite economists Walter E. Williams writes in a recent Town Hall column:
"There is absolutely no moral case, much less constitutional case, for Congress forcibly using one American to serve the purposes of another American, a practice that differs only in degree from slavery, which we all should find morally offensive."
If you strip the health-care debate of it's sugar coated political buzz words such as mandate and public option, aren't we really talking about just another case where the government has decided to force you to labor for the benefit of someone else? At the rate we are going, how long will it be before you'll be spending more of your time working for others rather than yourself. Isn't that so very altruistic of you!
If the Health Care Police (HCP), I assume they would be the ones in charge of enforcing the governments health care mandate, knocked on your door every other Monday morning and forced your college educated 22 year old daughter to work all day picking up trash on the side of the highway you'd be horrified. You'd want some answers! What dastardly criminal act could she have committed to deserve such a punishment, keeping her out of work all day and thereby depriving her of 10% of her income?
They don't do that in America, you say. Well, not quite yet anyway, but they will soon if the Democrats have their way with health care. She will be forced by the government to spend an equivalent amount of her earnings to purchase something she had decided not to. Is this not also a practice that differs only in degrees?
As a parent, wouldn't you want to talk to the prosecutor to know what crime your daughter had committed that merited a fine that was upwards of 10% of her income? Shouldn't there be some kind of a trial to find her guilty before punishment is meted out, even if it is only a show trial like the one KSM is entitled to? Won't you be mortified to learn she has committed the most heinous of acts imaginable in our new Progressive Society? That's right she is guilty of working for an employer who does not provide health insurance, and has failed to purchase a government approved insurance policy on her own. Oh, the shame of it!
Your representatives in Congress are spinning a yarn that goes like this: legions of hospitalized young adults without medical insurance are the cause of the explosion in health insurance premiums. This in an attempt to justify a morally bankrupt and unconstitutional taking of private property. Their remedy? Mandate (a pretty word that means to force) that all citizens must buy health insurance. That's what they would like you to believe, but that is not what the facts tell us.
The fact is that they are bullying healthy young people into to subsidizing health care premiums for those in poor health who have medical insurance, those with preexisting conditions who have been denied health insurance coverage and those who are not financially able to purchase health insurance. The Progressive bullies in Congress always pick on the politically weak in society, in this case it happens to be young people, it's not like they are reliable voters anyway, and their perennial favorites, "The Rich" who will pay the freight to provide an insurance subsidy for the politically favored classes.
Will health insurance reform really be the rallying cry Progressives use to justify re-instituting a modern day version of Slavery in America?
Original post here: Return to Slavery - One progressive step at a a time
Monday, December 14, 2009
The mind numbed faculty in our nation's legislative offices as a whole are bad enough, and hard to take, but when the Republicans begin to act like Democrats, or frankly like straight out Marxist top down managers of our economy, we have a problem.
It is almost impossible to overstate the damage Graham has done across the board by sleeping with the enemy on this draconian socialistic measure. Not only has he increased the chances of the once-moribund bill’s passage by giving it bipartisan cover, he has also served notice on the American people that he has now become nothing more than a carbon-obsessed copy of all that he once pretended to oppose.
Checks and balances slow the movement of the meanderings of the mush that seems to thrive on capitol hill, and to see some of the stop measures weakened by the likes of Graham, Snowe, Collins.. One must wonder if it isn't too late.
Tuesday, December 8, 2009
Monday, December 7, 2009
Anyone not alarmed by the state of the U.S. economy is not paying attention. As our Dear Leader begins his term, the theory of very big government has the support of an alarmingly broad political consensus. Despite the obvious dangers—devastating inflation and the ruin of the dollar—the United States seems pledged to a debt-funded spending spree of gargantuan proportions.
In opposing this trend, critics face the problem that the perils to which they point sound very theoretical and abstract. Perhaps Zimbabwe prints its currency in multi-trillion units, but that’s a singularly backward African dictatorship: the situation has nothing to do with us. Yet an example closer to home might be more instructive. Unlike Zimbabwe, this story involves a flourishing Western country with a large middle class that nevertheless managed to spend its way into banana-republic status by means very similar to those now being proposed in Washington.
IT is a worthwhile read. History, our best teacher tells us much about where we go today.
Tuesday, November 24, 2009
Climategate: Falsified Research Scandal Rocks the UK
By Robert Romano
"[T]he criterion of the scientific status of a theory is its falsifiability, or refutability, or testability."—Karl Popper, "Science as Falsification," 1963.
Karl Popper must be rolling over in his grave.
As world leaders prepare to meet in Denmark next month to discuss the implementation of the Copenhagen Protocol (the continuation of the Kyoto Protocol designed to cap carbon emissions in industrialized nations) one topic certain to be the buzz amongst attendees—at least unofficially—will be the growing "Climategate" scandal that currently rocking the United Kingdom.
Apparently, computer hackers broke into the servers of the University of East Anglia's (UEA) Climatic Research Unit. There, they found and published emails showing that researchers deliberately manipulated climate "change" data to hide the actual decline of the Earth's temperatures.
What makes this highly significant is that, according to UEA's website, the Climatic Research Unit's data sets are "widely used in climate research, including the global temperature record used to monitor the state of the climate system."
The site also boasts that the "Climatic Research Unit is widely recognised as one of the world's leading institutions concerned with the study of natural and anthropogenic climate change." At least, they were.
According to the UK Telegraph, "Around 1,000 emails and 3,000 documents were stolen from UEA computers by hackers last week and uploaded on to a Russian server before circulating on websites run by climate change sceptics. Some of the correspondence indicates that the manipulation of data was widespread among global warming researchers."
The hackers also published an anonymous note alongside the emails: "We feel that climate science is too important to be kept under wraps. We hereby release a random selection of correspondence, code, and documents. Hopefully it will give some insight into the science and the people behind it."
Amongst the gems released is one email from the Unit's director Phil Jones in 1999: "I've just completed Mike's Nature [the science journal] trick of adding in the real temps to each series for the last 20 years (ie, from 1981 onwards) and from 1961 for Keith's to hide the decline." Apparently, the agenda is more important than the facts.
Lord Nigel Lawson, a Conservative politician and journalist, and long-time critic of the "science" used to justify radically reducing the carbon emissions of industrialized nations, has called for a public inquiry into the Unit's practices. "They should set up a public inquiry under someone who is totally respected and get to the truth," said Lawson.
The UK Climategate scandal comes on the heels of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) suppressing a paper by Dr. Alan Carlin highly critical of the "science" behind the "global warming consensus".
According to Carlin's paper, "the EPA's "Technical Support Document for Endangerment Analysis for Greenhouse Gas Emissions under the Clean Air Act" (TSD) uses data that is out-of-date and ignores the decade-long decline in the earth's temperature despite CO2 levels rising and CO2 emissions accelerating.
The EPA's official findings, Carlin reported, are based largely on the International Panel on Climate Change's (IPCC) AR4 report published in 2007. That report's data, according to Carlin, "is at best three years out of date in a rapidly changing field."
Carlin wrote that the "IPCC projections for large increases [in temperature] are looking increasingly doubtful" in light of "recent substantial decreases in global temperatures".
Making matters worse for the Hot Earthers, the bulk of the data that has been used by the International Panel on Climate Change in its computer models projecting "climate change" has repeatedly (and conveniently) been destroyed.
And that data was compiled by none other than the UEA's Climatic Research Unit, as was revealed by National Review's Patrick J. Michaels in September.
In the real scientific field, there is a principle called "falsifiability," pioneered in 1963 by Karl Popper. It asserts that "the criterion of the scientific status of a theory is its falsifiability, or refutability, or testability." Therefore, the only way to prove that a theory is not true is to show that it is false. For example, the only way fully reliable way to prove that all swans are not white is produce one that is black.
It is now clear to all that the folks at the Climatic Research Unit took a decidedly different slant on "falsifiability." They decided that the only way to prove that their theory was true was simply to falsify the facts. And in so doing, they exposed themselves—and their adherents—to be nothing more than shameless frauds of the highest order.
Naturally, that renders the Copenhagen Hot Earther's love fest a groundless exercise in contrived futility—unless, of course, they intend to falsify their findings there, too. Which is likely the precise protocol they have in mind.
Robert Romano is the ALG Senior News Editor.
Original article available here: http://blog.getliberty.org/default.asp?Display=1788
Monday, November 23, 2009
Nothing to see here.. move along..
Friday, November 13, 2009
Tuesday, November 10, 2009
By Carter Clews
Thirteen brave soldiers are dead today because the United States Army decided to put the tender sensibilities of radical Muslims above the personal safety of the American people.
An overstatement? Not hardly. And to make matters worse, it is now clear that under Commander in Chief Barack Hussein Obama, the Army intends to continue this lunacy – no matter how many innocent lives are lost. And no matter how thoroughly it devastates our army's ability to combat terrorism both abroad, and at home.
Lest there be any doubt about the Obama policies, consider his admonition immediately following Nidal Malik Hasan's terrorist attack on U.S. soldiers at Fort Hood. No sooner had Hasan finished mowing down the unarmed "infidels" … no sooner had the assassin's screams of "Allah Akbar" faded from his lips … than Barack Obama warned the American people "don't jump to conclusions."
Now, lest anyone think that by this, Obama meant not to jump to the conclusion that Hasan was the shooter, such, unfortunately, is not the case. Said the President shortly after the massacre, "This past Thursday, on a clear Texas afternoon, an Army psychiatrist walked into the Soldier Readiness Processing Center, and began shooting his fellow soldiers."
No, what this President meant is clear to any who listened as he soft-peddled radical Islam throughout his presidential campaign. His words are clear to any who heard his speech to the Egyptian parliament apologizing for America's intolerance. They are clear to all who know that his first call to a foreign leader was to Palestinian strongman Mahmoud Abbas They are clear to those who recall that his first formal interview was to Al Arabiya, when he condemned, not Islamic terrorism, but Israeli settlements.
And they are abundantly clear to any who remember Obama's own words from page 261 of his self-adulating autobiography Audacity of Hope. Apologizing for what he considers the horror Muslims have suffered at the hands of everyday Americans, he writes:
"They [the Muslims] have been reminded that the history of immigration in this country has a dark underbelly; they need specific assurances that their citizenship really means something, that America has learned the right lessons from the Japanese internments during World War II, and that I will stand with them should the political winds shift in an ugly direction."
Little wonder, then that Obama has, at best, consented with his silence as his Department of Homeland Security, the FBI, and his top military commanders clear Nidal Malik Hasan of any radical Islamic motives. And even less wonder that he has allowed his Army Chief of Staff, Gen. George Casey, to take such patent idiocy a far step further.
Indeed, asked by ABC's George Stephanopolous if the Amy had "dropped the ball" by not recognizing any of a hundred and one different warning signs that Hasan had become a dangerous radical, Casey recited the Obama Administration's official mantra. We shouldn't "jump to conclusions," he intoned, based on "early tidbits."
And what were those "early tidbits?"
In 2001, Hasan attended the notorious Dar Al-Hijrah Islamic Center in Falls Church, Virginia, where he listened in rapt attention as the fiery, anti-American imam Anwar Al-Awlaki encouraged his followers to attack the infidels. Not so coincidentally, among Hasan's fellow attendees at the Center were two of the September 11 terrorists.
During his time at Walter Reed Hospital and the Uniformed Services University, Hasan, according to the New York Times, became increasingly hostile towards the War on Terror and Americans who defended it. Wrote the Times:
"A former classmate in the master's degree program said Major Hasan gave a PowerPoint presentation about a year ago in an environmental health seminar titled "Why the War on Terror Is a War on Islam." He did not socialize with his classmates, other than to argue in the hallways on why the wars were wrong … [S]ome students complained to their professors about Major Hasan."
Even more recently, according to an ABC News Online article, intelligence sources had a level of knowledge that Hasan was in communication with al Qaeda assets abroad. And according to the highly reliable web site, the Northeast Intelligence Network, "this and information similar but not directly related to such communications became a 'political issue' between government agencies and officials 'at the policy making levels' of the administration."
So, in view of all this – and the 13 martyred soldiers at Fort Hood, Texas -- are the Obama Administration and the U.S. Army, at last, ready to start heeding reports of radical activity among Muslim soldiers – before more shots are fired and additional lives are lost?
Not a chance. Here is the Obama Administration's official response, as enunciated by Gen. Casey on NBC's "Meet the Press" Sunday morning: "As horrific as this tragedy was, if our diversity becomes a casualty, I think that's worse."
That, of course, is sheer idiocy. And it is time for Barack Hussein Obama to step to the fore and declare once and for all – honestly and openly – whether he still intends to "stand with" the radical Muslims even to the extent of protecting "diversity" over American lives. If not, we have every right to "jump" to our own conclusions.
Carter Clews is the Executive Editor of ALG News.
Sunday, November 8, 2009
The question he asks.. "Doesn't TERRORISM imply a conspiracy?"
Could not that conspiracy be between a belief and the man? Then we find out (not from our press of course) the connections between Hasan and the 911 perps?
Thanks to Michelle Malkin whom I read Daily for this GEM
Seriously, why is he on the air again? Oh yeah.. Al Capone.. Riiiight...
Thursday, October 29, 2009
Tuesday, October 20, 2009
When you Shake Hands with the Devil, Healthcare Style
by Dave Cribbin
When they cut their deal with the Administration the insurance companies rolled the dice and came up snake eyes. They traded away proper insurance underwriting practices in order to capture a larger customer base, one that would be guaranteed through government force. Like their auto company brethren who struck their own Faustian bargains before them, they have come away a several fingers shy!
After promising the insurance companies a government mandate that would force young people under penalty of fines to purchase insurance (not very American sounding, is it?) the administration's minions in the Finance Committee said Oops, we lied. They watered down their mandate, delaying it's start date and reducing the penalties enough as to make it ineffective, leaving the insurance industry hanging out to dry.
Don't get me wrong. I'm not going to shed a single tear for the insurance companies. The bargain they sought with the Administration was despicable. They know how insurance works and doesn't work, and have played the go along get along game with the government for far too long, instead of being a force for positive change. This time it came back to bite them, and they're going to need stitches to close the wound.
The Government in it's extremely finite wisdom is doing exactly the wrong things to fix the problem of rising health care costs.
A quick history lesson for those who have forgotten. It was the Government's involvement in health care, subsidizing employer sponsored insurance payments by making them tax deductible, in order to cure other problems it created by imposing wage and price controls during World War II, that started us down the road to health care ruin in the first place. When you subsidize something the demand for it goes up. It's like having a clearance sale! The very same politicians who believe so strongly in incentives when they are handing out $7,500 of your tax dollars so their fellow eco-warriors can drive green in a $40,000 electric vehicle are just undone by the fact that subsidizing health care has lead to an increased demand for it.
The solution to rising health care costs is LESS GOVERNMENT, NOT MORE!
The government needs to let insurance companies get back to selling insurance, which is a protection against a loss that is not economically recoverable from. Insurance is not a payment system designed to take the brain power out of the decision to go see a doctor simply because the cost of that visit is near zero.
The government needs to stop subsidizing health care via the tax code. When consumers of health care start to pay the real costs of the health care they purchase they will respond, like they do when the price of any other commodity they purchase increases. They will reduce their demand for it.
The government mandating what procedures need to be included in an individual's policy needs to end. Only the consumer can know what is of real value to them, and what they are willing to freely exchange their hard earned dollars for. When they are able to shop and compare costs and benefits, they will.
We need to let doctors be doctors and practice medicine again, instead of having to practice the bizarre form of health care CYA that an out-of-control trial lawyer lobby has forced upon them through outrageous malpractice awards.
Until we get the Government out health care, no real reform will be possible, and Government will continue to play their game, which is to shift costs onto what ever group happens to occupy their demon of the day spotlight.
Below is a link with the fax number of every senator who is voting on the bill today. Send your senator a note and let him know how you feel.
Dave Cribbin is a Liberty Features Syndicated writer.
Wednesday, October 7, 2009
Thursday, October 1, 2009
Our Love is Here to Stay
By Carter Clews
I have to admit that I was wrong about Sarah Palin.
Oh, not after the McCain debacle, when I wrote her a "love note" of sorts thanking that game lady for having been the only bright spot in that otherwise horrific display of Republican ineptitude. I thanked her for providing us all "one, brief, shining moment." As indeed she did. And still does.
No, I was wrong back when she stepped down as Governor of Alaska, and I, like so many others, opined to friends that she had made a politically fatal error. Now, I Stantonized, she "belonged to the ages." And it was our loss.
But, I'm happy to say, the inimitable Sarah has proved me wrong. Ms. Palin, it seems, has more lives than nine cats. And all of the negative smears by the mainstream media from 30 Rock to Ted Turnerville won't be able to muss a hair on her comely, cunning head.
(Nor will the fact that, as I am typing this column, I notice that lefty Bill Gates' Microsoft has not yet made "Palin" a part of the Word lexicon. Come on, Bill, if a weird word like "Obama" no longer brings up spell check, it's time to give Sarah Palin her just due. She is now part of the American scene, so try to stay up with the times.)
Simply put, Sarah Palin is a political phenomenon. We now hang on her every word. And we cheer her every pronouncement. When she speaks, people listen – because she is the one politician in America willing to say what's on the hearts and minds of the vast mass of the American people. She says it loud, and she says it clear. And she doesn't give a hoot in Hades whether the mainstream media and their political puppet masters like it or not.
From a personal perspective, I can tell you in a New York minute that Sarah Palin is the only politician in American today I would cross the street to see. And Barack Obama, of course, leads the pack of those I would cross the country to avoid. Which helps explain why Sarah's new autobio is already #1 on Barnes & Nobles' best-sellers list – a full six weeks before its release!
What makes Sarah such a unique phenomenon – and what keeps freedom's foes awake at night wondering what she'll do next? Quite simply, it is the fact that her appeal is indefinable. And one of the first rules of the far left's "politics of personal destruction" is that one must first define, before one can then destroy, the enemy.
The real reason the far left hates Sarah Palin, of course, is that she embodies -- top to bottom, inside and out -- all that they hate to the very marrow of their poisonous bones.
She has borne a Downs Syndrome baby and refused to abort it even after she knew that, in their opinion, it had proven to be "defective." She believes in the basic soundness of the American system and the wholesome values that made this nation as good as it is great. She has insisted upon being married to the same man for more than 20 years in the far left's toss-them-off and trade-them-in society. And to top it off, she even believes in God!
In sum, Sarah Palin is an outright affront to the ruinous situational ethics by which the left defines its very existence.
For that, those on the left can never forgive her. And, for that as well, those on the right can never forget – and will not abandon -- her. In short, our love is here to stay.
So, now the die is cast. I'm happy to say, I was wrong. Sarah was right. And, Barack Obama's utmost inner longings notwithstanding, that blur in a skirt he sees fast approaching over his right shoulder isn't going anywhere any time soon – except, perhaps, to the Oval Office.
Wednesday, September 30, 2009
Thursday, September 10, 2009
Friday, September 4, 2009
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Thursday, September 3, 2009
Sunday, August 23, 2009
Friday, August 14, 2009
"Global warming creates volatility. I feel it when I'm flying. The storms are more volatile. We are paying the price in more hurricanes and tornadoes."
Can anybody be THIS STUPID?
Friday, August 7, 2009
DATE: Saturday, August 8, 2009 (tomorrow)
LOCATION: SEIU Headquarters, 5585 Pershing Ave., Suite 130, St. Louis, MO 63112
The St. Louis Tea Party will hold a press conference and peaceable protest at SEIU Headquarters
August 8th, 2009, St. Louis, MO—St. Louis Tea Party will be protesting tomorrow is to demand justice for Kenneth Gladney, an African-American conservative who was brutally beaten by 4 individuals, at least 2 of whom were identified as SEIU representatives. The beatings included racial slurs and required hospitalization of Mr. Gladney.
As videos show, the attack was unprovoked and no one retaliated against the union thugs.
This attack followed hours of taunts and verbal assaults by SEIU and ACORN members upon citizens gathered to express their views under the First Amendment. We believe this brutal beating is part of an organized plan to suppress dissent to the Administration's planned seizure of the medical industry in the United States.
Anyone who believes in non-violent protest, in the rule of law, in the right of black men and women to express conservative political views, in the right to peaceably assemble, to speak freely, and to petition Congress for a redress of grievances is invited to attend.
The Tea Party specifically requests the NAACP and the ACLU to come out in support of Kenneth Gladney's rights which were trampled by these hooligans. We call on Representative Russ Carnahan to denounce the beating. We call on President Obama to denounce the beatings. We call on St. Louis County to prosecute the assailants to fullest extent of the law.
Wednesday, August 5, 2009
Monday, July 27, 2009
Tuesday, July 21, 2009
Monday, July 13, 2009
"but if Barney gets a mulligan, so should the voters."
Worth a look.. More at his site... http://otherclub.blogspot.com/2009/07/taxation-with-corrupt-representation.html
The things they get away with in DC...
Friday, July 3, 2009
Palin's decision in her own words..
We need those who will respect our Constitution where government’s supposed to serve from the BOTTOM UP, not move toward this TOP DOWN big government take-over… but rather, will be protectors of individual rights - who also have enough common sense to acknowledge when conditions have drastically changed and are willing to call an audible and pass the ball when it’s time so the team can win! And that is what I’m doing!
God bless you and you family Governor.
Thursday, July 2, 2009
Tuesday, June 23, 2009
Thursday, June 11, 2009
If I want to watch that Left Wing Ass Kissing Sycophant Matt Lauer, I'll turn on NBC in the morning. I have always thought of Shep as a little to the left, and there isn't anything wrong with that, but to say there was "something to it" referring to the DHS warning about returning vets.. based on the loon actions of a criminal LEFT WING anti Semite WWII vet?
Lost ALL credibility..
Message to Mr Smith. Time to go to washington.. your cabinet appointment is waiting. Your clear bias is showing.
Monday, June 1, 2009
A recent opinion piece by Posner:
My theme is the intellectual decline of conservatism, and it is notable that the policies of the new conservatism are powered largely by emotion and religion and have for the most part weak intellectual groundings.This part is opinion, sharing no fact to back up its claim. Whereas I can demonstrate by statics that global warming is indeed not happening, or is so sporadically so, that the label has had to morph to "climate change" for SOME level of validity. A preoccupation with abortion, an act which now is according to the most astounding poll results untenable to 51% of the country. And the spending and logistical failures of the previous administration definitely quite absurd, though priorities could well be argued and parsed.
If you fear the "Christians" or anti abortionists, or global warming deniers, or military supporters, lower tax policy wonks, or [homophobes - those who prefer not to bestow "special rights" on persons who engage in unnatural sex acts ] within the party trying to pull back a little to the right, yet accept more regulation, restrictions of energy source use, government control of business, and new taxes to pay (and reward bad spending) the bills, then you might be a Democrat.
There is no good end to Government gaining any more power over us. Its role is one of keeping brother from attacking brother, whether from afar or near. Its legitimate local practices include real infrastructure for commonly used, and required services such as Water and sewage. (Though it can be argued THAT could be done privately) Public Health, Public Safety as a role is correct. Public financial safety net is not, and the environmental hysteria over CO2 is an issue far from settled.
The current conservative movement is going to stand by that. Conservatives are not saying "Moderates we don't want you," but rather "look, if you want to be a democrat, then be a democrat, because saying you are Republican but adopting Democrat philosophies in a relativist manner doesn't make you a Republican.." You cannot remain fiscally responsible while supporting the statist tendencies of the left
Posner suggests there is emotion driving the conservative agenda, yet it is the fear mongering of the green movement which has placed so many jobs in the crapper in this state alone. Consider the current CAFE standards which have the manufacturer's average MPG set at about 30, and at the same time safety lobbies call for increased enhancement of door frame structure, collapse zones, etc.. THEN there are PPM mandates as well. Emissions (real pollution) output restrictions lower overall efficiency in automobiles. Nothing emotional about that, as it is fact. Add to this recipe a dash of decades old union-government hand holding and you have shit pie for Michigan or any other state that builds cars.
Our government HAS to remember we have competition in other parts of the world which learned from us, and all the lessons which made us great. And now we abandon them in a panic inspired "we are turning our planet into a dustbowl" takeover for the statist left. So yeah, I disagree with much of his assessment.
Thursday, May 21, 2009
Short of plagiarizing the entire piece, I will excerpt the definition and allow you to travel to his full article for the remainder.
What is the role of a U.S. Supreme Court justice? A reasonable start for an answer is the recognition that our Constitution represents the rules of the game. A Supreme Court justice has one job and one job only namely; he is a referee. There is nothing complicated about this. A referee's job, whether he is a football referee or a Supreme Court justice, is to know the rules of the game and make sure that they are evenly applied without bias. Do we want referees to allow empathy to influence their decisions? Let's look at it using this year's Super Bowl as an example.
Brilliance.. no doubt about it.
Thursday, May 14, 2009
Joe the Plumber has been pro-active in reaching out to Michiganders hurt by the economy, headlining rallies in Petoskey and Lansing earlier this spring. Joe has continued to shed light on the importance for tax reform in Michigan and at the national level.
This time Joe will be joined by MI FairTax Director, Roger Buchholtz. They will discuss how this simple tax reform proposal, the MI FairTax, will allow Michigan labor and business to compete in the global economy without the burden of taxes being hidden in the price of their products.
"More and more groups are organizing in protest of our state's economic decline and our failed tax structure," Buchholtz said. "The Michigan FairTax Association (MFTA), a statewide organization dedicated to true tax reform, is assisting citizens at the Tea Parties in their expression of exasperation about the direction of our state and failure to take corrective action."
More information on this event and the MI FairTax proposal is available at:
Wednesday, May 13, 2009
Christians are supposed to be fat, balding sweaty little men with bad complexions. It's liberals who are supposed to be the sexy ones. (I know that from watching "The West Wing" and all movies starring Julia Roberts.)I am hardly religious, but can truly appreciate this line, and feel it is likely the best way I have seen it explained:
Christians aren't people who believe they are without sin; they're people who know they're sinners and are awestruck by God's grace in sending his only Son to take the punishment they deserve.Coulter hits the nail on the head throughout the entire article.. Up until her take on the issue, I was actually getting a little yawney about it all..
Tuesday, May 12, 2009
Wednesday, May 6, 2009
Monday, April 13, 2009
Please read the report below from NetRight Nation on Gil Kerikowske's involvement in the Seattle Mardi Gras riots.
In 2001, a riot broke out on Mardi Gras at Seattle's Pioneer Square. Rather than send his officers in to break up the riot, Kerlikowske ordered them to stand by. So police officers stood at the edge of the crowd while the victims pleaded for help. Scores were injured, several women were sexually assaulted, and Kris Kime died amid the violence. Kris Kime, a 20-year-old college student and construction worker, was violently attacked after attempting to aid a woman who had been knocked to the ground.
Kime's family sued, and Seattle settled out of court for $1,750,000 and acknowledged that its police strategy had presented a public safety threat.
Kerlikowske, however, felt that he had made the right decision. "I think we moved in at the proper time given the size of that crowd, the mob mentality that existed and what I saw. And I take responsibility, and I stand by that decision. Every police decision, especially in this particular situation, is that we are damned if we do and damned if we don't." He added, “The criticism has been just unbelievable.”
Apparently his officers felt otherwise. Officer Ken Saucier, a member of the Seattle Police Guild board, said that if it's a damned-if-you-do, damned-if-you-don't situation, "our contention is ... you might as well be damned if you do. We're paid to do. That's why most of the people get into [police work]."
"Police officers are sworn to do a duty, and they want to do that," he said. "When they`re held back, they're not able to do what they got into the job to do,” said Mike Edwards, Seattle Police Guild president.Get the rest of the story and photos.
Now this is yet another of the losers Obama wants in his cabinet? Personally, I think a DRUG CZAR is a wasted position.. However, if you are the Obama administration and want to fill seats you start at the bottom to be sure.
Tuesday, April 7, 2009
If you would like to copy this flash file to your own servers, the link to the file is below.
Sunday, March 22, 2009
Monday, March 9, 2009
Wednesday, March 4, 2009
(Cross Posted From Michigan Taxes Too Much)
I hope he fails too.
If success for Barack Obama means the continuance of policies aimed at destroying the constitution, I hope he fails miserably. Further, I hope he is finally seen in a fitting way as a thug president attempting to usurp powers which belong to the people. I also hope that the people are wise enough to see the direction these Socialist/Marxist Wannabe potentates would take us. Perhaps the 10th amendment will help for those who need reminding:
The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people.
The founders knew things such as a welfare state would happen, and they understood human nature. History at the very least held the Romans out as highly successful Republic until a gradual change to a democracy, which eventually gave them the Caesars and special interests fighting for the rights to spend the treasury in whatever manner they saw fit. Governments all too easily can work for the sake of themselves, rather than for the people of whom they are servant to.
This is the very reason this country exists. It was a response to an overbearing, unresponsive beast which did not recognize the freedoms that are a birthright. The colonists knowing they would never be truly protected and represented by their remote governors said enough is enough. The founders then experienced firsthand the tyrannical response of the spurned Monarchy. The kingdom which denied the god given rights many of us take for granted, and would hold the colonists to a slavery of tithing to it.. or else.
Limbaugh understands this all too well as he has been the thorn in the side of the Clinton Presidency, and n0w for “his Excellency” Barack Obama. He is currently being attacked through the collaborative efforts of the whitehouse and certain elements in the press and congress itself. The Republican party which had been weakened by the two terms of the Bush administration has been tagged as now being “led” by Limbaugh in a move that hopes to weaken the party because of Limbaugh’s statements hoping for Obama’s failure.
The reason Democrats think this will work is because of the Milquetoast resolve many in the Republican leadership have shown in the last two decades.
The assumption is that to defeat Republican Ideals, the messengers must be separated, marginalized, and eliminated one by one. To attack the message head on would be folly, as most Americans STILL hold the belief that the constitution is still the law of the land. To wit, MOST Americans are actually Republican in ideals. Attaching stigma to each of the conservative leaders as they come forward keeps the cohesiveness of common conservative ideas from being enough to hold back a determined socialist agenda.
The enemy of my enemy is my friend.
People do not need to like Rush Limbaugh’s confrontational manner to support him, and in turn support the fight against an aggressive socialist agenda. We as a nation simply need to understand that our enemy is common. It is a gradual removal of the protections afforded by the constitution through unchecked legislative action, and seemingly increasing presidential powers. The legislative branch and the presidency are an affront to the relegated powers assigned by our founding documents.
Silencing the loudest and most clearly resistive voice to the destruction of those controlling forces which bind the state’s hands is the agenda of the day. Weaker minds will instead prefer to believe that “in the best interest” of the country, “divisive rhetoric” should be silenced and a back should be turned to the boisterous pronouncement that freedom is our best bet. That pronouncement coming from behind what is known as the EIB Microphone. The stand of an “entertainer.”
What is “divisive,” is the use of selected soundbites to further the dissolution of true patriots who have minor differences, yet share core principles. What is “divisive,” is the continued corralling of those who disagree only slightly with their peers, yet find themselves supporting the unsupportable by their own reactionary reflection of the day’s news, and how they are expected to “feel” about it.
We are facing great change. Yes.. I can only Hope it fails.
Thursday, February 26, 2009
Subject: New Element
Lawrence Livermore Laboratories has discovered the heaviest element yet known to science. The new element, Governmentium (symbol=Gv), has one neutron, 25 assistant neutrons, 88 deputy neutrons, and 198 assistant deputy neutrons, giving it an atomic mass of 312.
These 312 particles are held together by forces called morons, which are surrounded by vast quantities of lepton-like particles called peons.
Since Governmentium has no electrons, it is inert. However, it can be detected, because it impedes every reaction with which it comes into contact. A tiny amount of Governmentium can cause a reaction that would normally take less than a second, to take from 4 days to 4 years to complete.
Governmentium has a normal half-life of 2 to 6 years. It does not decay, but instead undergoes a reorganization in which a portion of the assistant neutrons and deputy neutrons exchange places. In fact, Governmentium's mass will actually increase over time, since each reorganization will cause more morons to become neutrons, forming isodopes. This characteristic of moron promotion leads some scientists to believe that Governmentium is formed whenever morons reach a critical concentration. This hypothetical quantity is referred to as critical morass. When catalyzed with money, Governmentium becomes Administratium (symbol=Ad), an element that radiates just as much energy as Governmentium, since it has half as many peons but twice as many morons.
(Thought you might like to know)
Tuesday, February 17, 2009
Thursday, February 12, 2009
Tuesday, February 10, 2009
stock market crash, budget cuts,
rising unemployment, unstable world
conditions, outsourcing of business,
the cost of insurance, electricity,
petroleum and taxes of all kinds,
we regret to advise you that the
"Light at the End of the Tunnel"
has been turned off.
We apologize for the inconvenience.
Monday, February 9, 2009
Saturday, February 7, 2009
Tuesday, February 3, 2009
Sunday, February 1, 2009
The bill also appears to expand the president's emergency power, much as the executive order signed by President Bush on May 9, 2007, that – as WND reported – gave the president the authority to declare an emergency and take over the direction of all federal, state, local, territorial and tribal governments without even consulting Congress.
If this doesnt already put the hairs up.. consider THIS post PRIOR to the election documenting the weather underground aspirations, and then consider Barack Obama's ideological mentor Bill Ayers Founded the terrorist group.
Pay attention.. NOW.
Friday, January 30, 2009
"F Allen Boyd - FL
Bobby Bright - AL
Jim Cooper - TN
Brad Ellsworth - IN
Parker Griffith - AL
Paul Kanjorski - PA
Frank Kratovil - MD
Walt Minnich - ID
Collin Peterson - MN
Heath Shuler - NC
Gene Taylor - MS
These Democrats need to be congratulated for having the courage to stand up to Speaker (Queen Bee) Nancy Pelosi and vote against her proposed fleecing of America. The opposition to this bill was bipartisan. It was passed only by Democrats."
I agree. Partisanship aside these folks prove a point. ALL Republicans stood firm, and the measure only passed on the signatures of LEFTIST Democrats. I encourage the follow through to the entire article.
Saturday, January 24, 2009
Essentially, the Obama popularity is quite fragile, as ANYONE's could be.
Friday, January 23, 2009
In light of the INCREDIBLE amount of change we are about to witness, it will be hard for even RESPONSIBLE journalists to pick up on all the nuances. Full blown Marxism has arrived in America.
The end result is we wind up staring at each other from our heads on a stick.
Saturday, January 10, 2009
Ex-UAW officials get probation
Two former United Auto Workers union officials at the General Motors Corp. truck plant in Pontiac were sentenced Thursday to probation by U.S. District Judge Nancy Edmunds in Detroit for their convictions on violations of federal labor laws.
Donny Douglas, 65, of Holly, and Jay Campbell, 65, of Davisburg, were convicted June 27, 2006, in a jury trial. They had been indicted in September 2002.
the above referenced from this article..
"Briefly.(Briefs)(Company overview)." Crain's Detroit Business. Crain Communications, Inc. 2007. Retrieved January 10, 2009 from HighBeam Research: http://www.highbeam.com/doc/1G1-164287021.html
Then there is ...
From: Former UAW union officials are indicted in extortion case by MIKE TYREE
Source: The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (Milwaukee, WI), 9/26/2002.
Via: HighBeam™ Research
Copyright 2009 The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Copyright 2009 U.S. Newswire
and because we love threats...
From: Jeep Worker Questions His Union, Then Reports Threat in Toledo, Ohio.
Source: Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 4/28/2004.
Via: HighBeam™ Research
Wednesday, January 7, 2009
A letter of the type the DNC sends out frequently.. My translations in RED:
Dear JASON GILLMAN,
Yesterday was a terrific day to be a Democrat. We swore in 7 new senators, a true testament to all the hard work you put in to ensure a Democratic victory last November.
Yesterday we slammed the door shut on a man (Burris) who thought he could find a warm welcome in this, a Democrat controlled institution. No.. Blago didn't pay, so his boy isn't going going to play.
We still face huge challenges - a slumping economy, the ongoing wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and a looming climate crisis. But looking out over the Senate chamber yesterday, I feel more confident than ever that our new senators - backed by your tireless grassroots support - will be a huge part of turning this country around.
We know this isn't going to work.. never was really expected to work, and as long as you need us, we will be happy to take your money and give part of it back. The new senators Joining us will be twice as wasteful as the last too, because they think it is normal to spend more than we take in.
I, for one, am eager to turn the page on the last eight years.
I, For One didn't like the last eight years because I do not think people should be able to keep their money they earn.. its not right.
As we welcome these new and vibrant leaders into the Senate, I am reminded of how crucial a role your support for the DSCC played in our stunning victories. Because we could rely on your committed support from the beginning, we were able to recruit terrific candidates like Kay Hagan in North Carolina and Mark Warner in Virginia. Your tireless support for our ongoing field and media campaigns helped us win close races for Mark Begich in Alaska and Jeff Merkley in Oregon.
Your support (and yes you foreign $5 supporters too.. god bless you) has played a major part in the cover up of campaign irregularities and the necessary obfuscation of the truth in order to win a majority that is nearly bullet proof. Damn I am wetting my 36 year old dirty dungarees thinking about what we are going to jam down your gullet in the coming 4 years..
The DSCC, under the skillful new leadership of Sen. Bob Menendez is already laying the foundation for even more victories in 2010. I know that bringing the change this country needs will take every one of the 59 Democratic seats you have already helped us win, and that if we can win even more in 2 years time, we can help President-elect Obama achieve greater and greater goals.
The DSCC, under the skillful new leadership of Sen. Bob Menendez is already laying the foundation for even more election theft in 2010 I know that bringing the country to its knees will take every one of the 59 Democratic seats you have already helped us win, and that if we can win even more in 2 years time, we can fuuly transform this country into the marxist utopia you want along with President-elect Obama achieving greater and greater power.
Thank you once again for everything you have already done to support the DSCC and for everything you will continue to do. We truly owe all of our success to your steadfast dedication.
King Harry Reid