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Thursday, September 30, 2010

Watch the MSM over the next 33 days!

George Will in "Without a defendable record, Democrats try pounding the table" explains the Democrats current actions and reminds us of the 1964 lies propagated against Barry Goldwater - who Mr. Will believes is whom the Tea Party is echoing - that may have stopped his effort in the short term.

Get ready!


Dems: Do You Want to Understand Your Problem?

Read "Clinging to Arrogance", another insightful column from VDH.

Your leaders are running you off the cliff. It will take decades to recover!

The opening two paragraphs:

"The bookish, twice-unsuccessful Democratic presidential candidate Adlai Stevenson once sighed that if most thinking people supported him, it still wouldn't be enough in America because "I need a majority."

For some reason, Democrats have chosen to follow the disastrous model of Stevenson and not that of feisty man-of-the-people Missourian Harry Truman -- though the former nearly wrecked the party and the latter got elected."

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Wednesday, September 29, 2010


Do you think this will work?


Friday, September 24, 2010

First Good Thing a Kennedy Has Done For Our Country Since John F.!

Bill Ayers denied emeritus status at University of Illinois. The fact he was allowed to teach there and retire is disgusting enough!


Thursday, September 23, 2010

Where BHO is today

James Taranto does an excellent job of summarizing BHO's efforts to date in today's WSJ Best of the Web Today:

"By now it should be clear that the only new idea Obama introduced into American politics was the idea of Obama: Obama the voice of a new generation, Obama the brilliant technocrat, Obama the postracial leader.

The reality of Obama has been quite the opposite. The fresh-faced young leader has governed according to stale old ideas. The dazzling intellect has proved inadequate to basic managerial challenges. We haven't even been able to enjoy the achievement of having elected a black president, because so many of Obama's supporters (though not Obama himself, to his credit) won't shut up about how every criticism of the president and his policies is "racist."

Yet in America's current predicament, there is ample reason for optimism. We'd like to think that the failure of Obama's policies will discredit the bad economic ideas on which they're based, that his incompetence will discredit the notion that the cognitive elite should run the lives of everyone else, and that the phony charges of racism will discredit the long-outdated assumption of white guilt, at last bringing America closet to the ideal of a colorblind society.

This is not to deny that the Obama presidency has been ruinous. But sometimes the costliest mistakes are those from which we learn the most."

Let us hope Mr. Taranto's optimism is well founded. We will know after the November 2 midterm election!

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Tuesday, September 21, 2010

The Road to HELL

Thomas Sowell in "The Politics of Resentment" shares his analysis of the recent Washington D.C. election replacing the current mayor. The end of the column:

"How did we reach the point where a city is so polarized that an overwhelming majority of the white vote goes to one candidate and the overwhelming majority of the black vote goes to the opposing candidate? [Both candidates were black]

How did we reach the point where black voters put racial patronage and racial symbolism above the education of their children and the safety of everyone?

There are many reasons but the trend is ominous. One key factor was the creation, back in the 1960s, of a whole government-supported industry of race hustling.

President Lyndon Johnson's "war on poverty"-- a war that we have lost, by the way-- bankrolled all kinds of local "leaders" and organizations with the taxpayers' money, in the name of community "participation" in shaping the policies of government.

These "leaders" and community activists have had every reason to hype racial resentments and to make issues "us" against "them."

One of the largely untold stories of our time has been the story of how ACORN, Jesse Jackson and other community activists have been able to transfer billions of dollars from banks to their own organizations' causes, with the aid of the federal government, exemplified by the Community Reinvestment Act and its sequels.

Racial anger and racial resentments are the fuel that keeps this lucrative racket going. How surprised should anyone be that community activist groups have used mau-mau disruptions in banks and harassed both business and government officials in their homes?

Lyndon Johnson once said that it is not hard to do the right thing. What is hard is knowing what is right. We can give him credit for good intentions, so long as we remember what road is paved with good intentions."

Read the entire column - it is important. Republicans/Tea Partyers need to make the disassembly of this scam a priority - bringing blacks to the side of the aisle where they belong.

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Wednesday, September 15, 2010


Remember Sarah Palin's comments on "death panels" in Obamacare, and the denials? Bill Gates - a billionaire who will never have to worry about a "death panel" - explains the reason and need for this in the video that is linked.

Be careful - you may get what you wish for!!



VDH in "Obama's Washington Animal Farm" explains BHO's odd policies and why we may be experiencing at some level : "Animal Farm."

If you have forgotten, here is Wikipedia on "Animal Farm".

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Tuesday, September 14, 2010

The Wisdom of George Will

George Will presents the thoughts of Robert B. Laughlin, co-winner of the 1998 Nobel Prize in Physics, who wrote an article in The american Scholar titled "What the Earth Knows" and supports his hypothesis:

"What humans do to, and ostensibly for, the earth does not matter in the long run, and the long run is what matters to the earth. We must, Laughlin says, think about the earth’s past in terms of geologic time."

The closing paragraph:

"Six million years ago the Mediterranean dried up. Ninety million years ago there were alligators in the Arctic. Three hundred million years ago Northern Europe was a desert and coal formed in Antarctica. “One thing we know for sure,” Laughlin says about these convulsions, “is that people weren’t involved.”"

An interesting read for all my green friends!

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The Wisdom of Thomas Sowell

Thomas Sowell explains that words can be "the money of fools", explaining the quotation from Thomas Hobbes.

"Seventeenth century philosopher Thomas Hobbes said that words are wise men's counters, but they are the money of fools."

Read the column here. Don't be a fool!

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Wednesday, September 08, 2010

A Basic Economic Review

Jeff Harding at Minyanville.com gives a clear explanation of why "consumer spending" - say "stimulus" - doesn't lead to recovery, and saving does. A good review of basic economics to help you through this administrations actions.


Tuesday, September 07, 2010

The Wisdom of Thomas Sowell

"No President of the United States can create either a budget deficit or a budget surplus. All spending bills originate in the House of Representatives and all taxes are voted into law by Congress.

Democrats controlled both houses of Congress before Barack Obama became president. The deficit he inherited was created by the Congressional Democrats, including Senator Barack Obama, who did absolutely nothing to oppose the runaway spending. He was one of the biggest of the big spenders.

The last time the federal government had a budget surplus, Bill Clinton was president, so it was called "the Clinton surplus." But Republicans controlled the House of Representatives, where all spending bills originate, for the first time in 40 years. It was also the first budget surplus in more than a quarter of a century.

The only direct power that any president has that can affect deficits and surpluses is the power to veto spending bills. President Bush did not veto enough spending bills but Senator Obama and his fellow Democrats in control of Congress were the ones who passed the spending bills."

The above is a sample of the wisdom shared by Mr. Sowell. Read the whole thing here.

Remember, you can kid yourself and not understand the past, listening to the recreation of history by your idealogues, but it will cost you dearly!

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