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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

Friday, October 23, 2009

Destructive 'Solutions' | Richard W. Rahn | Cato Institute: Commentary
For at least a century, the Washington political class has been correctly known for creating more problems than solving existing ones. This tendency to enact destructive, rather than constructive, solutions for problems (most often created by government) has now gone into hyper-drive.

Many who see this situation often blame it on "excessive partisanship," where the real problem is caused by a bipartisan lust for power that breeds too much accommodation, rather than questioning and resistance to bad ideas. Read more.

By Dick Cheney

[This is the full text of former Vice-President Dick Cheney's speech at the Center for Security Policy award dinner in Washington on October 21, 2009.]

Thank you all very much. Its a pleasure to be here, and especially to receive the Keeper of the Flame Award in the company of so many good friends...And I thank you for the great energy and high intelligence you bring to as vital a cause as there is -- the advance of freedom and the uncompromising defense of the United States.

Most anyone who is given responsibility in matters of national security quickly comes to appreciate the commitments and structures put in place by others who came before. You deploy a military force that was planned and funded by your predecessors. You inherit relationships with partners and obligations to allies that were first undertaken years and even generations earlier.

With the authority you hold for a little while, you have great freedom of action. And whatever course you follow, the essential thing is always to keep commitments, and to leave no doubts about the credibility of your country's word.

So among my other concerns about the drift of events under the present administration... Read more...


"...for Marxist Communists, there is no difference between make-believe and reality. There is no such thing as reality. There is only what people believe. If people believe something is true, it is. If they don't, it isn't, it doesn't exist..."

-- Dr. Jack Wheeler--

OMG. What next.

CNSNews.com - Lawyers Call for Changes in International Law to Help ‘Climate Exiles’
(CNSNews.com) – International law dealing with refugees should be amended to cover people affected by disasters attributed to climate change, environmental lawyers are arguing.

T. Boone Pickens on Iraq: 'We leave there with the Chinese getting the oil'
WASHINGTON — A leading energy developer said the United States has been excluded from Iraq's revived energy market.

T. Boone Pickens told Congress that U.S. companies were losing opportunities in the Iraqi crude oil and natural gas sectors to competitors from China and Europe.

The senior executive said the United States could lose all influence in the Iraqi oil sector after the military withdrawal in 2011. More...


According to AMERIPAC, under Obama Care:
  • Seniors lose $500 Billion from Medicare
  • Obama Lied - Illegals are TAX exempt and get FREE care (Americans pay)
  • You pay TAXES on Employer health care plans
  • Uninsured forced to spend 20% of income to be insured
  • Retired Union Members healthcare benefits get TAXED
  • ObamaCare provided to ALL non US citizens, including illegals
  • Illegals are 1/3 of all those covered in the ObamaCare plan
  • ObamaCare has a $1,000,000,000,000 Trillion Tax Gap
  • ObamaCare CANNOT BE PAID FOR without NEW TAXES
  • ObamaCare adds more than $3000/yr of debt to every American
  • NEW TAXES on Americans earning less than $250,000/yr
  • 56% Of All Americans oppose ObamaCare
  • Americans PAY an additional estimated $3500/yr for coverage
  • Government administration more costly than private insurance
  • 88 million Americans can LOSE private, employer coverage
  • GOVT COMMITTEE decides treatments/benefits you get
  • Mandatory! Governments control of your living wills
  • Health Choices Commissioner will choose your ObamaCare Benefits
  • Government sets Doctor's pay rates - no specialists
  • Cancer patient care rationing
  • Government mandated Advance Care (Death) Planning
  • Government RESTRICTIONS on Special needs children
  • Congress gets lavish healthcare
  • Congress gets “No Coverage Limit” care
  • Congress gets No "Pre-Existing Condition" Clause