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Heavy-Handed Politics

"€œGod willing, with the force of God behind it, we shall soon experience a world
without the United States and Zionism."€ -- Iran President Ahmadi-Nejad

Saturday, February 21, 2009

Obama tells Spanish radio: Immigration reform coming

Administration plans to begin drawing up legislation 'over the next several months'

By Jerome R. Corsi

NEW YORK – President Obama affirmed in an interview with a Spanish-language radio show that his administration is preparing to push for a new round of "comprehensive immigration reform."

Keep the Airwaves Free

By Rush Limbaugh: - WSJ.com

As a former law professor, surely you understand the Bill of Rights. 

Dear President Obama:

I have a straightforward question, which I hope you will answer in a straightforward way: Is it your intention to censor talk radio through a variety of contrivances, such as "local content," "diversity of ownership," and "public interest" rules -- all of which are designed to appeal to populist sentiments but, as you know, are the death knell of talk radio and the AM band?


Holder advocated regulating Internet speech
By Drew Zahn

'That is something the Supreme Court ought to favorably look at'

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder's understanding of how First Amendment free speech rights apply online has come into question after various sources have posted his call for "regulation" of Internet content. Read more.


Holder advocated regulating Internet speech
By Drew Zahn

'That is something the Supreme Court ought to favorably look at'

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder's understanding of how First Amendment free speech rights apply online has come into question after various sources have posted his call for "regulation" of Internet content. Read more.

Rebel Yell: Taxpayers Revolt Against Gimme-Mania
By Michelle Malkin

There’s something in the air. It’s the smell of roasted pork. A raucous grassroots rebellion against Beltway spending binges and taxpayer ripoffs have caught fire. The new Boston Tea Party is here, and it’s doused in barbecue sauce. Now is the time for all good taxpayers to turn the tables on free-lunching countrymen and their enablers in Washington. Community organizing helped propel Barack Obama to the White House. It can work for fiscal conservatism, too.

States prepare to combat stimulus strings
Washington Times
Worried the federal government is increasing its dominance over their affairs, several states are pursuing legislative action to assert their sovereignty under the 10th Amendment of the Constitution in hopes of warding off demands from Washington on how to spend money or enact policy. The growing concerns even have a handful of governors questioning whether to accept federal stimulus money that comes with strings attached.

Health Care Industry in Talks to Shape Policy
WASHINGTON — Since last fall, many of the leading figures in the nation’s long-running health care debate have been meeting secretly in a Senate hearing room. Now, with the blessing of the Senate’s leading proponent of universal health insurance, Edward M. Kennedy, they appear to be inching toward a consensus that could reshape the debate.

CNSNews.com - Reid Pushing for Climate Change Bill, But Not Offshore Drilling
Washington (AP) - Saying it's time to "take a whack" at climate change, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid says he plans to push for Senate action on global warming by the end of summer.

Obama’s Transportation Secretary Eyes Mileage Tax on American Motorists

Washington (AP) - Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood says he wants to consider taxing motorists based on how many miles they drive rather than how much gasoline they burn -- an idea that has angered drivers in some states where it has been proposed. More.

Star Wars Creator George Lucas Says Raising Taxes on People Making Over $250,000 Won't Help Economy
Film director George Lucas of the famed “Star Wars” series said capping the salaries of CEOs at $500,000 a year as part of the $700 billion financial bailout is a decision that rests with stockholders, not with the government. Lucas also said he does not make that much money each year as a CEO, nor would he pay anyone that amount.

The highly successful movie-maker further said that President Obama’s proposal to raise taxes on people making $250,000 or more a year will not help the economy.



Obama backs Bush: No rights for Bagram prisoners
WASHINGTON, — The Obama administration, siding with the Bush White House, contended Friday that detainees in Afghanistan have no constitutional rights.

In a two-sentence court filing, the Justice Department said it agreed that detainees at Bagram Airfield cannot use U.S. courts to challenge their detention. The filing shocked human rights attorneys.

"The hope we all had in President Obama to lead us on a different path has not turned out as we'd hoped," said Tina Monshipour Foster, a human rights attorney representing a detainee at the Bagram Airfield. "We all expected better."

There is very little with which I can agree upon with Barack Obama. But, I will give him his just kudos when applicable; I just don't expect it to be often.

On the downside, his statements seem to have an expiration date, so I don't know how long this position will be held.

Now Facing Financial Crisis, Kansas Boosted State Spending Nearly 15% in Past Two Years

Kansas, which faces a massive budget shortfall, has consistently increased its spending over the past decade, even as state revenues began to level off over the past few years. It now faces a dire economic situation.


Pelosi Asks Fellow Democrats to Cut the Budget Fat

In a Feb. 19 letter to House committee chairs, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi sounded a call for “fiscal discipline.” She asked the Democratic committee chairs to schedule oversight hearings to examine the budgets of federal agencies that fall under their jurisdiction – “to help achieve deficit reduction and long-term fiscal responsibility."

"Long term fiscal resonsibility?" Did we not just pass an $800 billion 'porkulous' bill? The biggest spending bill in the history of the world. Now we are concerned about spending?

Turn to China, Islamists Urge Pakistan Government

Mainstream Islamists in Pakistan are urging the government to turn to China to extricate the country from “the clutches” of the United States, arguing that the two Asian countries are both targeted by U.S. conspiracies. The call by Jamaat-e-Islami, Pakistan’s main Islamic party, came on the eve of a visit to Beijing by Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari.

Friday, February 20, 2009

"It might be demonstrated that the most productive system of finance will always be the least burdensome."

--Alexander Hamilton

Mexico: The Third War

By Fred Burton and Scott Stewart
Global Security & Intelligence Report

Mexico has pretty much always been a rough-and-tumble place. In recent years, however, the security environment has deteriorated rapidly, and parts of the country have become incredibly violent. It is now common to see military weaponry such as fragmentation grenades and assault rifles used almost daily in attacks.

Make no mistake, considering the military weapons now being used in Mexico and the number of deaths involved, the country is in the middle of a war. In fact, there are actually three concurrent wars being waged in Mexico involving the Mexican drug cartels. The first is the battle being waged among the various Mexican drug cartels seeking control over lucrative smuggling corridors, called plazas. One such battleground is Ciudad Juarez, which provides access to the Interstate 10, Interstate 20 and Interstate 25 corridors inside the United States. The second battle is being fought between the various cartels and the Mexican government forces who are seeking to interrupt smuggling operations, curb violence and bring the cartel members to justice.

Then there is a third war being waged in Mexico, though because of its nature it is a .........


The Peron pattern
By Jeffrey Kuhner
Washington Times
America is heading down the road to socialism - and ruin. Numerous proposals have been enacted to reverse the economic downturn. First, in the spring of 2008 came the $180 billion stimulus program. Then, the 2008 summer $345 billion housing bailout. This was followed by the 2008 fall $700 billion bailout of Wall Street.

Now, the House and Senate have passed a nearly $800 billion stimulus package. Hence, more than $2 trillion will have been spent in a futile attempt to revive the economy. Read more.

China's liberation arsenal: Missiles, strategic deception and now — global media
In its Annual Report to Congress, the Office of the Secretary of Defense does not mention any development in China of any superweapons (such as molecular nano weapons), since any such development is secret enough for the CIA or DIA or anyone except the dictators of China themselves. The Annual Report to Congress is based on the open Chinese sources only. Still, not all of its 56 pages are of no interest.

First of all, the scale and intensity of China's military development are astonishing. As though an attack on China is expected, and the population (1.3 billion) must spare no effort for the daily all-out growth of its military might.

But who is the enemy that is going to attack China? The Chinese people.
Read more.


PRUDEN: Nothing cowardly about good manners
Wesley Pruden
Washington Times

Some nice white folks ought to invite Eric Holder home to supper. He's feeling neglected, though it's not quite clear why he would want to nibble on Russian caviar and sip French champagne, the routine fare of white folks, with "cowards."

The new attorney general delivered an astonishing speech at the Justice Department this week to get a lot off his chest. Who knew this man, who lives in a million-dollar mansion, was so miserable? [Read on]

Obama approves aerospace system for Syria
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama has authorized a Saudi project to supply aerospace systems to Syria, in what was seen as the suspension of U.S. sanctions.

The sources said the approval by Commerce marked a departure from nearly five years of sanctions by the outgoing Bush administration. Under the Syrian Accountability Act, Syria was to be denied all but food and humanitarian supplies from the United States.  Read more.

Thursday, February 19, 2009

Obama is Big on Symbolism
At the battle of Asculum in 279 BC, the Greek king Pyrrhus defeated a Roman legion, but at frightful cost to his own troops. When sycophantic courtiers congratulated him on his "great victory," Pyrrhus responded: "one more such victory, and we shall be undone."

President Obama plans to celebrate his Asculum -- passage of the (at least) $787 billion "stimulus" bill -- with a signing ceremony in Denver Tuesday. Sycophantic courtiers in the news media hailed this as a great victory for the president, but it comes at the cost of the illusion Mr. Obama represents a change from the corrupt old ways of Washington.

Candidate Obama promised a new openness in government. But the biggest spending bill ever was drafted behind closed doors. Candidate Obama pledged to weaken the influence of lobbyists. But lobbyists received copies of the "stimulus" bill before lawmakers did. Candidate Obama pledged a bipartisan approach to government. But not a single Republican in the House, and only three in the Senate, voted for it.

Mr. Obama is fond of the appearance of bipartisanship. He nominated three Republicans to his Cabinet. He's dined with conservative columnists, and invited several GOP lawmakers to watch the Super Bowl with him.

But Mr. Obama is like a young man who expects a girl to put out if he buys her a hamburger and a beer. Read more.


"This world is a comedy to those that think,
a tragedy to those that feel."

One of the more arresting observations of the way we view history, past and current, was that of 18th century British writer (and son of England's first Prime Minister Robert Walpole, 1676-1745), Horace Walpole (1717-1797):

"This world is a comedy to those that think, a tragedy to those that feel."

This is because those for whom rationality runs their brains rather than their emotions are more in charge of their lives and destinies. They can thus look upon the Obozos of history as droll.

Those who only have their feelings to keep them afloat are mere flotsam in the river of events. As such, they can't help but see themselves as helpless victims in a tragedy beyond their control.

There is another difference between those who think and those who feel: they react very differently in a crisis, with one consequence being the former survive more than the latter. Especially if the former are better armed.

-- Dr. Jack Wheeler

Stimulus and Spending: Synonyms Not
Someone get the leader of the free world and his media pals a thesaurus.

--The Balance Sheet

"Laws that forbid the carrying of arms ... disarm only those who are neither inclined nor determined to commit crimes... Such laws make things worse for the assaulted and better for the assailants; they serve rather to encourage than to prevent homicides, for an unarmed man may be attacked with greater confidence than an armed man."

--Cesare Beccaria, On Crimes and Punishment, quoted by Thomas Jefferson in Commonplace Book, 1774-1776

Congress' Clueless Credit System

By Chuck Norris

There they go again! The House and Senate have buried us in yet another bailout-stimulus heaping pile of fiscal dung -- a $789 billion loan that has been tacked onto our children's (and children's children's) already staggering $10-plus trillion deficit. Are you just going to sit there and take another one up the tailpipe?

Though President Obama emphatically declared that this 1100-page piece of legislation does not contain "a single pet project, not a single earmark," it's full of some type of financial fluff. Call it what you will, but few knew recessionary needs included $2 billion for battery companies, $2 billion for the National Parks Service, $2.3 billion for NASA and the National Science Foundation, $1.1 billion for airport improvements, $850 million for Amtrak, $800 million for federal prison construction, $300 million for additions to the federal fleet, $200 million for new Department of Agriculture buildings, $165 million for fish hatcheries, $100 million for the FBI, $100 million for shipyards, $50 million for an arts endowment, etc. (A detailed list of the stimulus package expenditures can be reviewed on the website of Patton Boggs legal firm at www.pattonboggs.com.)

Click here to continue reading Chuck Norris' column.

Don't Bail Out the UAW (Again)
by Jed Babbin

In all but one circumstance, it's almost unknown for an investment by government to return dividends quickly. That one circumstance is when the government invests in failure. When government invests in failure -- as it did with the automakers' bailout last fall -- the investment creates more failure almost instantly.

It's Mourning In America, But Here's How To Survive.
by Rachel Marsden

President Barack Obama just took every dollar America will ever have to its name that isn't borrowed from China or Saudi Arabia, and flushed it all away with a smile and a pen stroke. But in countries built on freedom and individualism, people survive and thrive despite their moronic governments. As the leftist band R.E.M. backwardly said when they apparently started missing the "malaise" of the Carter administration after Reagan took over: "It's the end of the world as we know it, and I feel fine." And here is how you, a productive American, can feel fine as the country locks into this socialist tailspin:

Stop Fedzilla
by Ted Nugent

Granted, I'm just a hyperactive, over-souled greasy Motown guitar slayer, but is it really too much to ask for and expect the truth and demand accountability from those who represent and work for us? I have a few suggestions.

The Plan
by Newt Gingrich

Democrats in Congress have made a $1.14 trillion bet on big government.

With less than 48 hours notice, they passed a 1,073 - page collection of special interest spending and dared to call it a “plan.”

With interest, the $787 billion bill will cost us, our children and their children about $1.14 trillion. That works out to about $30,000 in new debt for each American household. Worse, Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) asked the Congressional Budget Office to estimate the cost of permanently extending the twenty most popular provisions in the bill. The cost? $3.27 trillion. [READ MORE]

Listen Up, While You Still Can


"Freedom of speech without the freedom to listen is useless."

Bill Clinton says America needs the Fairness Doctrine because conservative talk radio is sounding "a blatant drumbeat" against the stimulus package. He complained on a liberal talk show on Feb. 12 that "there has always been a lot of big money to support the right-wing talk shows."

Well, there's big money because millions tune in to those shows. Sponsors support programs that people want.

Clinton's call for government-enforced intrusion into the airwaves came days after similar remarks by Sens. Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) and Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.). The growing liberal affection for the idea of reining in talk radio should send a chill up any freedom lover's back.

During the Cold War, people in the Eastern Bloc literally risked their lives to listen to Radio Free Europe. Even if local broadcasters had aired unfiltered news, the people had no freedom to listen and faced arrest. [READ MORE]


We’re Not All Socialists

By L. Brent Bozell III

As the Democrat-dominated House and Senate thoughtfully passed judgment on a 1,100-page “stimulus” bill that Sen. Frank Lautenberg admitted no one would read before the vote, the media elite were positively giddy. On the “NewsHour” on PBS, liberal analyst Mark Shields proclaimed “I think it’s a monstrous success” for President Obama. That’s correct, with an emphasis on the “monstrous.”…

The A.G. is a moron...

Attorney General Says Americans Are ‘Cowards’ on Racial Matters

Attorney General Eric Holder on Wednesday told an audience at the Justice Department that despite the nation’s progress on racial relations, “we have always been and continue to be, in too many ways, essentially a nation of cowards.”…

Reich's Call for Unionization is 'a 1930s Solution to a 2009 Problem,’ Economists Say

A former Clinton-era Cabinet member is taking part in a union-backed media offensive that is pushing for increased unionization by having Congress pass the Employee Free Choice Act…



President Barack Obama's record in battling terrorism has proven so weak that one wonders if he really takes the issue seriously. Since he has taken office, the president has:

• Announced closure of Guantanamo.
• Declined to prosecute the mastermind behind the USS Cole bombing.
• Closed all overseas CIA interrogation centers.
• Appointed an Attorney General and Justice Department officials on record as opposed to the use of "enhanced" interrogation techniques in terror investigations.
• Granted Al Arabia television his first news organization interview and called Fatah Party leader and PA President Mahmoud Abbass in his first phone contact with any foreign leader.

Now, with no strings attached, the president has allocated $20.3 million in "post-conflict humanitarian aid" to "Palestinian refugees and conflict victims in Gaza. The additional funds bring to $60 million U.S. aid commitments in Gaza. [READ MORE.]

Wednesday, February 18, 2009

Putin Warns US About Socialism

Putin Warns US About Socialsm | The Right Perspective

Russian Prime Minister Vladamir Putin has said the US should take a lesson from the pages of Russian history and not exercise “excessive intervention in economic activity and blind faith in the state’s omnipotence”.

“In the 20th century, the Soviet Union made the state’s role absolute,” Putin said during a speech at the opening ceremony of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. “In the long run, this made the Soviet economy totally uncompetitive. This lesson cost us dearly. I am sure nobody wants to see it repeated.”

Sounding more like Barry Goldwater than the former head of the KGB, Putin said, “Nor should we turn a blind eye to the fact that the spirit of free enterprise, including the principle of personal responsibility of businesspeople, investors, and shareholders for their decisions, is being eroded in the last few months. There is no reason to believe that we can achieve better results by shifting responsibility onto the state.”

Putin also cautioned the US against using military Keynesianism to lift its economy out of recession, saying, “in the longer run, militarization won’t solve the problem but will rather quell it temporarily. What it will do is squeeze huge financial and other resources from the economy instead of finding better and wiser uses for them.” Putin’s comments come in sharp contrast to Russia’s own military buildup and expansion.

Putin also echoed the words of conservative maverick Ron Paul when he said, “we must assess the real situation and write off all hopeless debts and ‘bad’ assets. True, this will be an extremely painful and unpleasant process. Far from everyone can accept such measures, fearing for their capitalization, bonuses, or reputation. However, we would ‘conserve’ and prolong the crisis, unless we clean up our balance sheets.”

“The time for enlightenment has come. We must calmly, and without gloating, assess the root causes of this situation and try to peek into the future.”

What the hell? What has he been drinking? And, can he send an oil tanker filled with it (whatever it is) to our elected officials in D.C.?

The world seems upside down.

Jury Vindicates Four Firefighters Forced to Participate in San Diego’s 'Gay Pride' Parade

Thomas More Law Center - News

Homosexual Agenda - San Diego FirefightersANN ARBOR, MI – The Thomas More Law Center, a national public interest law firm based in Ann Arbor, Michigan, announced today that it’s West Coast Director, Charles S. LiMandri, won a jury verdict on behalf of four Christian Firefighters who were subjected to sexual harassment in the 2007 San Diego so-called “gay-pride” parade. Read more.

Conservative Radio Giant Michael Savage Joins with TMLC to Challenge Fairness Doctrine

Thomas More Law Center - News
ANN ARBOR, MI – Conservative talk-radio host Michael Savage and the Thomas More Law Center, a national public interest law firm based in Ann Arbor, Michigan, have joined forces to challenge the so-called “Fairness Doctrine.” Several liberal senators and former President Bill Clinton have made recent threats to muzzle talk radio by reinstituting the Doctrine, which is reminiscent of a totalitarian state and not a free democratic society.
Read more.

T H E 1 0 C O M M A N D M E N T S

Came across this today in my email box:

The real reason that we can't have the Ten Commandments posted in a courthouse is this:
You cannot post 'Thou Shalt Not Steal,' 'Thou Shalt Not Commit Adultery,' and 'Thou Shall Not Lie' in a building full of lawyers, judges and politicians...It creates a hostile work environment.

Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Householders to be charged for each flush of toilet
HOUSEHOLDERS would be charged for each flush under a radical new toilet tax designed to help beat the drought.

The scheme would replace the current system, which sees sewage charges based on a home's value - not its waste water output.



News broke last week that Rahm Emanuel, now White House chief of staff, lived rent- free for years in the home of Rep. Rosa De Lauro (D-Conn.) - and failed to disclose the gift, as congressional ethics rules mandate. But this is only the tip of Emanuel's previously undisclosed ethics problems.

One issue is the work Emanuel tossed the way of De Lauro's husband. But the bigger one goes back to Emanuel's days on the board of now-bankrupt mortgage giant Freddie Mac.

Emanuel is a multimillionaire, but lived for the last five years for free in the tony Capitol Hill townhouse owned by De Lauro and her husband, Democratic pollster Stan Greenberg.  READ MORE.

Justice Department Defends Bush Administration’s Secret Documents
Washington (AP) - Despite President Obama's promise of more open government, the Justice Department is resisting pressure to release documents the Bush administration kept secret about domestic wiretapping, data collection on travelers and U.S. citizens, and interrogation of suspected terrorists.

In half a dozen lawsuits, Justice lawyers are defending Bush administration decisions to withhold records from the public.

Massachusetts May Consider A Mileage Charge for Motorists
Boston (AP) - A tentative plan to overhaul Massachusetts' transportation system by using GPS chips to charge motorists a quarter-cent for every mile behind the wheel has angered some drivers.

"It's outrageous, it's kind of Orwellian, Big Brotherish," said Sen. Scott Brown, R-Wrentham, who drafted legislation last week to prohibit the practice. "You'd need a whole new department of cronies just to keep track of it."

Stimulus Law Does Not Require All Americans to Enter Their Medical Records Into National System, Dems Say

Two top House Democrats told CNSNews.com on Friday that a section in the $787-billion economic stimulus bill that requires the creation of “electronic health records for each person in the United States by 2014” does not mean that the medical records of every American must be included in the system. “You mean that everyone has to be in the database?” House Health Subcommittee Chairman Frank Pallone Jr. (D-N.J.) said when CNSNews.com asked him if the provision was mandatory. “I don’t think so.”

More Than 2 Million U.S. Homes Went into Foreclosure in 2008; 11% of Mortgages ‘in Trouble’

Eleven percent of the nation’s home mortgages were either delinquent by at least one payment, already in foreclosure or entering foreclosure in the third quarter of 2008, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association. The Federal Reserve’s “Flow of Funds” report puts the total value of all home mortgages in the U.S. at $11.2 trillion through the third quarter of 2008, at a time when the Obama administration is talking about a $50- to $100-billion housing rescue plan.

Timeline shows Bush, McCain warning Dems of financial and housing crisis; meltdown


Democrats in Congress have made a $1.14 trillion bet on big government.

With less than 48 hours notice, they passed a 1,073 - page collection of special interest spending and dared to call it a “plan.”

With interest, the $787 billion bill will cost us, our children and their children about $1.14 trillion. That works out to about $30,000 in new debt for each American household. Worse, Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) asked the Congressional Budget Office to estimate the cost of permanently extending the twenty most popular provisions in the bill. The cost? $3.27 trillion.

But we’ve seen Washington bet on big government and big bureaucracy over the American people before. In each case these bets have failed. And when this latest wager fails, America will need a plan. READ MORE.

Stimulus Sets Stage for Huge New Federal Health Bureaucracy

The stimulus bill Congress passed on Friday contains provisions that health-care advocates and lawmakers say may not amount to a government takeover of health care now, but lay the groundwork for the eventual nationalization of one-fifth of the American economy. More.

Republican Says He Won’t Drop the Idea of Nationalizing the Banks

A Republican and a Democrat agreed on Sunday that the government may have to take a larger ownership stake in the nation’s banks. But the Republican lawmaker seemed to go even further than the Democrat in backing the idea of nationalization. More.

Obama’s Policy Shift on Durban Racism Conference Draws Concern, Criticism

When U.N. diplomats meet in Geneva on Monday to plan for an international conference on racism in the spring, U.S. representatives will take part for the first time in years. The major policy shift, just announced by the State Department, would undercut a campaign calling on democracies to boycott the anti-Israel, anti-Western event. More.

Obama’s Policy Shift on Durban Racism Conference Draws Concern, Criticism

When U.N. diplomats meet in Geneva on Monday to plan for an international conference on racism in the spring, U.S. representatives will take part for the first time in years. The major policy shift, just announced by the State Department, would undercut a campaign calling on democracies to boycott the anti-Israel, anti-Western event. More.

The Big Loser in Israel's Elections

By Michael Medved

The elections in Israel provided no clear winner: both Benjamin Netanyahu of the rightist Likud Party and Tzipi Livni of the more centrist Kadima Party emerged as potential choices for Prime Minister. But there was a clear loser in the high-turnout balloting: the once powerful Israeli left totally collapsed and lost nearly half its seats in Parliament. For the first 30 years of Israel's history, the explicitly socialist Labor Party controlled the government without interruption. But this time, Labor finished a feeble fourth--with barely 10 percent of the total votes, badly trailing three factions that favored a tougher line on dealing with Israel's enemies.

While the United States drifts away from conservative principles under the Obama administration, a clear majority emerged in Israel hoping that government's role in the economy will shrink, not expand, and demanding that terrorism should be confronted and defeated, not appeased or ignored.

Monday, February 16, 2009



"The nine most terrifying words in the English language are: 'I'm from the government and I'm here to help.'"




Liquidity is when you look at your retirement funds and wet your pants.

Revolution, Part I

By Robert Ringer

As usual, the media is in ga-ga land as the Obamacrats tighten their grip around the throats of American serfs. While it's tempting to write off the far-left power holders as fools or, perhaps, utopian dreamers, that would be a mistake. They are neither. They know exactly what they're doing.

The objective of the Obamacrats is the same as that of every revolutionary group throughout history: to mesmerize the masses into ceding more and more power to them, ultimately resulting in a liberal fascist dictatorship. Amazingly, almost no one in the media seems to fully understand this, with the possible exception of Glenn Beck.

However, I do believe that Laura Ingraham, Michelle (The Magnificent) Malkin, and a number of other Fox TV contributors and guests (primarily on Beck's show) are finally starting to zero in on the end game of the Obamacrats. Even Sean Hannity has crossed over some taboo lines by openly calling BHO a liar and referring to his agenda as socialist, but he still has a way to go.

BHO, Pelosi, Reid, Frank, Dodd, and other leading members of Crime Inc. know full well that their first "stimulus package" has zero chance of improving the economy over the long term (and very little chance in the short term). Which is precisely what they want, because they believe that the destructive results of their massive wealth-transfer program will accelerate their true agenda.

The agenda I'm talking about is nothing less than absolute dictatorial power. What they hope their new spending bill (euphemistically referred to as a "rescue package") will accomplish is to get enough voters addicted to government "benefits" to assure a permanent majority for themselves.

You may have noticed that, two paragraphs up, I said "their first stimulus package." That's because, as it becomes ever more clear that their original, phony stimulus package has actually made the economy worse, there will be many more government-spending packages waiting in the wings.

That's right - I said many more. That first trillion dollars is but a small down payment on what is to come. Trillions of paper dollars will overwhelm our economy over the next four years, and almost certainly lead to the total destruction of the U.S. currency.

As BHO continues to hold town hall meetings in carefully selected, economically depressed areas-campaigning as though he were still running for president-more and more people will come to see him as the Money Messiah ... a newer, slicker version of Rev. Ike. When that woman in one of BHO's town hall audiences related her tale of woe to him and he warmly embraced her, it was like watching Jesus touch a blind man on the forehead to bestow upon him the gift of sight.

Give the man credit. He learned well from the Clintons, who are still gnashing their teeth over not having taken the slippery young upstart seriously early on. If you aspire to power, you have to be shameless - a trait BHO exudes. Theatrics must become a part of who you are.

Sure, you may know you're lying, but to play in the big leagues with people as talented as the Clintons, you have to be comfortable with your lies. The lies have to become an integral part of your moral fiber. Otherwise, you won't be able to tell them with panache. BHO has the panache of a high-level confidence man who painlessly relieves elderly women of their expensive jewelry.

In Part II of this article, we'll take a look at what Glenn Beck, Jonah Goldberg, and one of the most notorious socialists in American history have to say about all this.

(Bold emphasis mine- HH)

Sunday, February 15, 2009

Rich Tucker : Spurning the Siren Call of Socialism
“We Are All Socialists now,” declares the cover of Newsweek magazine. Well, speak for yourselves. Oh, and let us know how that’s working out for you.

Not terribly well, if other media reports are to be believed. “Newsweek dropped its [subscription] rate base to 2.6 million, from 3.1 million a year ago, and people briefed on its plans said it was likely to go below 2 million by next year,” The New York Times reported recently. Maybe a million or so people have decided they’d rather have their subscriptions dead than read red propaganda.

Austin Hill : Democrats, Health Care "Reform," And Your "Duty To Die"
Welcome to the Era of Obama. You now have a duty to die.

I'm not saying that someday you will die (that's a given).

And I'm not saying that you should be given the "right to die" - - the freedom to take your own life, or to direct your Doctor to put you out of your misery - - that's something entirely different.

I'm saying that someday, if current trends continue, your United States Government will determine that you have a “duty,” an obligation, to die.