FIRE!

November 18, 2010

There is only one thing worse than yelling “fire” in a crowded theatre, and that’s NOT yelling fire when one actually breaks out.  America, our house is on fire!  President Obama did not start the fire of our current economic melt-down, it was actually Jimmy Carter who did that thirty-three years ago when he signed the now infamous Community Reinvestment Act into law.  Since then, the embers had been smoldering undetected until Bear Stearns went up in flames in the Spring of ‘08 and Lehman Brothers followed suit just six months later.  The so called “toxic mortgage backed securities” building up over that thirty plus year period finally reached the flash point and the fire exploded with a ferocity that no one fully anticipated.  Amazingly, no one smelled the smoke of this stealth fire, not even our most advanced smoke detectors: HUD, SEC, and the Treasury Departments of five administrations, both Democrat and Republican.

Before leaving office at the end of 2008 President Bush attempted to contain the fire by throwing a $700B T.A.R.P. (Troubled Asset Relief Program) over the flames.  When President Obama entered the burning house, you would think that his undivided attention would be focused on attacking the fire with all the tools he had at his disposal.  Shockingly, Obama all but ignored the full-blown inferno engulfing the house, and against the will of the vast majority of the people living inside, he stubbornly turned his attention to actually building a second story addition which soon became known as ‘Obama Care.’  Who would ever consider building a second story addition on a house that was actually going up in flames?  To do so would take more than just an ‘audacity of hope,’ it would take a full measure of intransigent ideological stupidity.

President Obama may have been too blinded by political ideology to pull the fire alarm, but fortunately the American people who actually own the house, as opposed to those who just rent it, were not.  The American people came together and sent out the loudest alarm in modern American history this past November 2nd. The people have finally yelled “FIRE!” Help is finally on the way.  Only time will tell if there is any chance of saving this majestic old house that we all call home. The fire is so advanced, that it may in fact be too late.  But rest assured, even if this historic old building does burn completely to the ground, the American people will push those responsible aside and build a new house even better and stronger than the one our leaders watched burn right in front of their own eyes.

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WORSE Than Carter?

November 5, 2010

I know, if you were born after 1976 and actually lived through the disastrous four years of the Carter administration, you are probably thinking that nothing could ever be worse than that. You might recall the 9.7% unemployment rate, roughly where we are today; or the 13.6% inflation rate, the highest since 1946; or the endless gas lines and rationing. As bad as all that was, there were actually three specific events during the Carter years that were so damaging and long-lasting that we continue to be impacted by them to this day.

NORTH KOREAN NUCLEAR PROLIFERATION:
During the years of the Carter administration, North Korea, with the assistance of the Soviet Union, rushed undeterred toward developing a massive nuclear weapons program which they ultimately achieved. While Pyongyang was laying the groundwork to manufacture nukes, Carter was making unilateral troop cuts in South Korea and lecturing our ally about human rights abuses. As a result, N. Korea has developed an extensive nuclear arsenal and sold its technology to rogue states around the globe so that both India and Pakistan are now part of the nuclear club and Iran is knocking on the clubhouse door.

IRANIAN HOSTAGE CRISIS:
Speaking of Iran, on November 11, 1979, a gang of radical Islamic terrorists stormed the U.S. embassy in Tehran and held 52 American civilians hostage for 444 days. It is widely believed that among the terrorists was Mahmoud Ahmadinejad (23 at the time), who at the current age of 54, is the  leader of Iran today. During this long ordeal, Jimmy Carter sat paralyzed in the White House not having a clue how to handle the reality of Islamic terrorism. He launched a botched rescue attempt that ended in disaster, and it was not until the day that President Reagan was sworn into office that the hostages were finally released.

COMMUNITY REINVESTMENT ACT:
Carter signed this bill into law on October 12, 1977 allowing the government to interfere and so over-regulate the banking industry that lenders were essentially forced to extend mortgages to unqualified borrowers. Gee, what could ever go wrong with that? Of course, we know now that this triggered a thirty year bubble in the housing market that finally burst in 2008 shaking the U.S. economy to its core. We will be reeling from this disaster for many years to come.

The parallels between the Carter administration and the Obama administration are just too striking to ignore. Both presidents were swept into power on a euphoric wave of “hope and change” after unpopular Republican administrations. Both presidents are sincere and likeable men. Both face amazingly similar challenges. We know that one of these presidencies crashed and burned after one term in utter failure. Unless Barack Obama can effectively confront the threat of nuclear proliferation, carry on effectively in the war on Islamic terrorism, and grow private enterprise and the economy – NOT big government, he is likely to follow in Carter’s footsteps. So far, it’s not looking real good for President Obama. Can he actually be WORSE than Carter? We’ll know in just two short years.

A Cruise To… NOWHERE!

October 21, 2010

The past two years of the Obama Administration may have felt like a cruise to nowhere, but in reality its actually much worse than that.  It wouldn’t be so bad if we were just treading water, but over the past two years America has been SINKING.  With our national debt ballooning 30% from $10 to $13 Trillion; unemployment jumping from 7% to 10% with the real unemployment rate well over 16%; the national poverty level rising to a 15 year high with 1 in 7 Americans living at or below the poverty level meaning more Americans are now living in poverty than at any other time in the past 50 years since the U.S. Census Bureau began keeping records; the past two years have really been more like the maiden voyage of the Titanic than a cruise to nowhere.

With the Ship of State listing so badly and taking on water, you would think that Captain Obama would be working feverishly to save both ship and passengers.  No such luck!  The Captain is not on the Bridge, or in the engine room, or tending to the distressed passengers.  Instead, he’s scrambling franticly to save himself and his own crew.  That’s right, screw the passengers: women (especially single working mothers), the elderly and the children.  First, Captain Obama was off on a ridiculous coast-to-coast back yard propaganda campaign touting his failed “Summer of Recovery” lie trying to convince us that we were on the right course.  With the S.S. America sinking even faster, he’s now sounded the S.O.S. and is off on yet another political campaign to get as many of his own crew into lifeboats as fast as he can.  Washington, California, Nevada, Illinois and even a stop on Jon Stewart’s T.V show all this coming week… anything to save what’s left of his beleaguered crew at the expense of the passengers.  This is the same crew that rammed the S.S. America into the iceberg to begin with.  Captain Obama has sounded the alarm: “EVERY MAN FOR HIMSELF… SAVE YOURSELF IF YOU CAN!”  Of course, some of the Obama crew, seeing the writing on the wall, have already abandoned the cause like rats leaving a sinking ship.  These include critical crew members such as:

James Jones, National Security Advisor

Christina Romer, Chair of the President’s Council of Economic Advisors

Peter Orzag, White House Budget Director

Larry Summers, Chief Economic Advisor

Rahm Emanuel, White House Chief of Staff

O.K. fellow passengers of the S.S. America, with our ship sinking fast and our Captain AWOL and his inept crew in disarray, we have a unique opportunity to take back control of our ship on November 2nd.  We may not be able to remove the Captain from his post but we can definitely force many elected members of his disastrous crew to walk the plank.

Arrrrrrg… YES WE CAN!

Running From The TRUTH…

October 16, 2010

No, not figuratively… I mean LITERALLY running from the truth. That’s exactly what co-hosts Whoopi Goldberg and Joy Behar of The View were doing last Thursday. Did you happen to catch it, it was a hoot!  Guest Bill O’Reilly barely managed to make a TRUTHFUL statement that: “Muslims attacked us on 09/11…” before Whoopi launched into a hysterical obscenity-laced tirade, and the indignant, self-righteous Behar sprung to her feet and the two stomped off the set (exit stage LEFT). This left a bewildered Barbara Walters behind to apologize to her audience for the irrational and childish behavior of her colleagues.

This would be nothing more than an amusing and insignificant incident, were it not such a poignant analogy of how the far left typically reacts when confronted with the TRUTH. Of course extremists on both ends of the political spectrum are adept at shouting down their political opponents. But it does seem that proponents on the far left have rendered the traditional shout-down obsolete and have now resorted to literally closing their eyes, covering their ears and running away when confronted with the truth and the absurdity of their position.

Bill O’Reilly was absolutely correct in stating that “Muslims attacked us on 09/11.” In fact, he understated this truth, as it was not just mere coincidence that all of the nineteen 09/11 terrorists just happened to be Muslim, but that they executed the attack in the name of their religion. That this barbaric killing of 3,000 innocent civilians is just part of a global war – a jihad – against the West. Any rational person understands that this does not mean that every Muslim is a radical extremist bent on the destruction of America, or that the Islamic faith is based on hatred, intolerance and violence. But the truth that O’Reilly states is that there is a large and significant movement within Islam that is completely and unequivocally devoted to the conversion and/or destruction of all infidels. There are millions of radical Jihadists world-wide that would not hesitate to kill you, me and every American infidel given the opportunity to do so. To close one’s eyes, cover one’s ears and run away from this truth does nothing to change that reality; it does nothing to protect or defend the larger number of Muslims not driven by hatred and intolerance; and it most certainly does nothing to protect and defend our country.

Goldberg and Behar are far from alone in their impulse to run away from the TRUTH. When it comes to America’s greatest challenges: $13 Trillion national debt; broken immigration policy; curbing nuclear proliferation; a collapsing economy, and of course, the war on terror, the Obama administration is in full blown retreat.

Barack Hussein (Robin Hood) Obama

October 10, 2010

Everyone knows that Barack Obama wanted to be the modern day Robin Hood by fulfilling his campaign promise of “spreading the wealth around.”  But who would have thought that after just two years in office he’d actually become the anti-Robin Hood, and instead of giving to the poor, he’d steal from the working poor and give to the rich.  That is exactly what’s been the result of the President’s corporate bail-out program known as the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.

Sure, there have been other huge government bail-outs in the past.  The Chrysler bail-out of 1979 cost American taxpayers $1.2 Billion.  Then there was the Savings and Loan bail-out ten years later in 1989 that cost taxpayers $125 Billion and rocked the nation for years.  But at a taxpayer cost of $787 BILLION the Obama bail-out is more than 6 times larger than the S & L bail-out.  Unlike any other bail-out in American history, this one did not just bail-out a single company or industry, it bailed out virtually all of corporate America.  Unfortunately, this massive bail-out has done little or nothing to stimulate either job creation or the over-all U.S. economy.  It has only acted like Robin Hood in reverse by taking $787 Billion from hard working Americans and stimulating only the profits of corporate America filling the pockets of C.E.O’s and shareholders alike with America’s hard earned tax dollars… immoral and disgusting.

When President Obama signed the bail-out bill into law on Feb. 17, 2009 the Dow Jones Industrial Average was nearing a 12 year low of 6,547 which it hit just three weeks later on March 03, 2009.  Since that date, with the unprecedented infusion of billions of U.S. tax dollars flowing into the balance sheets of corporate America the Dow Jones skyrocketed from 6,547 to over 11,000 today.  That’s an astronomical gain of almost 70% in just 19 months.  During that same period of time the U.S. unemployment rate grew from just over 8% in March of ’09 to nearly 10% today.  The real unemployment rate including those that have given up looking for work or have timed out of the unemployment lines is closer to 20% than 10%.  As Friday’s unemployment numbers indicated, this picture is getting WORSE not better.

As a result of Obamanomics America’s misery index – unemployment, falling property values, foreclosures, declining earnings, eroding savings, poverty, etc… – are all spiking at the same time the stock market is.  Yet where is the outrage from the left?  Corporate America did not loot the coffers of the U.S. Treasury, rather, it was this government that looted the American tax payer to stuff the coffers of corporate America.  The scope and magnitude of this national theft is beyond comprehension.  It is a crime against not just any one group or segment of the American population, but against every American tax payer.  This betrayal of the American citizen by its own government might only be rivaled by Andrew Jacksons infamous Trail of Tears or the tragedy of the disgusting Tuskegee Experiments.  Yet the saddest irony of all, is that those most victimized by the corrupt and immoral Obama economic policy: single mother’s, the working poor, the unemployed, youth, etc… are the most likely to support the President and his policies.

Steal from the working poor and give to the rich… that’s the Barack Hussein (Robin Hood) Obama way.

How To Destroy America In Just Two Years

October 6, 2010

How do you bring the greatest nation on earth to her knees in just two years?

  • You elect a President with a record of NO significant political experience or accomplishments.  One who never chaired or co-chaired a Congressional Committee, never sponsored or co-sponsored a single piece of legislation.  One who by his own definition is nothing more than a: ‘Not so effective community organizer.’ You have that President staff his administration with Chicago crony politicians, lobbyists and even a Secretary of the Treasury who is an admitted tax cheat.
  • Then you have that President go on a global tour to apologize for all the bad stuff that America has done to the world.
  • After that, you take $787 BILLION from American taxpayers and give it to corporate America. 
  • Then, you hijack America’s TRILLION DOLLAR health care system by force using corruption and bribery.  You replace it with a system that guts Medicare by $500 BILLION, increases costs and decreases the quality of care.  You cram all this down America’s throat against the will of the vast majority of the people.
  • After that, you turn against America’s southern border States and sue them for attempting to enforce federal immigration law.
  • You then balloon the National Debt 30% from $10 TRILLION to $13 TRILLION so that the per-capita share for every single American household is well OVER $500,000.  That’s just YOUR share of the federal debt, not to mention State and municipal government debt.
  • Next, you fire your military commander in Afghanistan for accusing you and your administration of incompetence, and you escalate a war that you originally opposed, with no real strategy for success.
  •  While all that is going on you sit by placidly and watch Iran build a nuclear arsenal.
  • Then, with a real unemployment rate closer to 20% than 10%, you threaten to raise taxes on what’s left of  America’s entrepreneurs and job creaters….

 There, that ought to do it! 

Inflection Point!

August 1, 2010

Last week marked a historic milestone for the Obama Administration.  Don’t expect to read about it in your local paper, or even see it on the evening news.  It is of huge importance, but the Media really does not want you to be aware of it.  For the first time in the history of the Obama Administration, more Americans now have a negative view of the president than a positive one.  And I’m not just talking about one or two isolated polls either.  The average of all six major national polls showed Obama’s approval rating standing at 45% and his disapproval rating at 50%.  Each individual poll, with the exception of one tie, showed Obama’s disapproval rating higher than his approval rating:  RealClearPolitics.com.  If you scroll down on the site, you’ll see a graphic showing just how significant this watershed inflection point is.

The only thing more startling than the numbers themselves, is the fact that the Obama crash did not happen earlier.  Clearly, the American people desperately wanted to believe in this president, but the non-stop barrage of hypocrisy, arrogance, lies and deceit are now overtaking their patience.  (For a partial list of all these lies, just scroll down three posts to: Obama’s 18 Month Score Card.)  The once bright promise of “hope & change” of this self-proclaimed post-racial, post-partisan president have now been revealed as a cynical lie.  Having created and sold a failed community organizer to the American people as their President, the Media has done all they can to protect and insulate him from any and all political harm.  Not even last week’s little revelry with the ladies of The View had the desired effect the White House spin-misters had hoped for.  Sure, the Media has been sandbagging feverishly to build a mighty bulwark around the president but the flood of public opinion has now breached their fortifications and both reality and truth will continue to flood in.

Now that public opinion has turned decisively against Obama, keep a keen watch on the Main Stream Media.  Like rats leaving a sinking ship they will slowly slither away.  Of course, there will always be die-hard ideologues like Keith Olbermann, Ed Schultz, and Chris Matthews, who will continue to get lingering tingles running up their legs whenever they see the president, but they are now destined to slip even further into obscurity than they already have.  The inflection point has been reached, and like it or not, it is big news.

A Letter From Your Uncle Sam

July 29, 2010

Dear American,

I’m writing to just remind you to please, STAY OUT OF MY BUSINESS!  I know, during WWII you got sick and tired of hearing me say: “I Want You!”  Well, now I’m saying: I don’t want you and I don’t need you!

No doubt you’ve heard of my recent legal victory in limiting significant portions of Arizona’s Immigration Law (SB1070) from taking effect.

I have heard that some – actually the vast majority of you – are not happy with the way I’ve been doing my job.  I just want to remind you, as the Courts have, that this is soley MY job and NOT yours, so butt-out.  I do not need your help, nor do I want it!

I can understand why you were disappointed in me when I failed to stop repeated felon and illegal immigrant, Edwin Ramos, from leaving Danielle Bologna a widow in San Francisco on June 22, 2008.  How was I to know that he was going to gun down her two sons; Matthew (16) and Michael (20) and then her beloved husband, Anthony, right in front of her, as they returned from a family picnic?  Sorry about that.  (Anthony Bologna)

Sure, you were upset with me when I failed to protect your neighbor and fellow citizen, Robert Krentz, and his loyal dog from being brutally massacred by Mexican drug runners on their Arizona ranch on March 28, 2010.  I actually felt kind of bad about that one myself, as rancher Krentz frequently left water and food out on his own property to relieve fatigued illegal aliens on their trek across the desert.  And he and his dog end up with bullets in their heads… Opps, sorry again.  (Robert Krentz)

Yep, the Media sure was on my case over the above two stories, but maybe you’ve even heard about some of these too:

Over 25% of today’s federal prison population are illegal aliens. In some areas of the country, 12% of felonies, 25% of burglaries and 34% of thefts are committed by illegal aliens.

  • In Los Angeles, 95% of some 1,500 outstanding warrants for homicides are for illegal aliens. About 67% of the 17,000 outstanding fugitive felony warrants are for illegal aliens.
  • There are currently over 400,000 unaccounted for illegal alien criminals with outstanding deportation orders. At least one fourth of these are hard core criminals.
  • 80,000 to 100,000 illegal aliens who have been convicted of serious crimes are walking the streets.
  • In 1980, our Federal and state facilities held fewer than 9,000 criminal aliens but at the end of 2003, approximately 267,000 illegal aliens were incarcerated in U.S. correctional facilities at a cost of about $6.8 billion per year.
  • At least 4.5 million pounds of cocaine with a street value of at least $72 billion is smuggled across the southern border every year.
  • 56% of illegal aliens charged with a reentry offense had previously been convicted on at least 5 prior occasions.
  • Illegal aliens charged with unlawful reentry had the most extensive criminal histories. 90% had been previously arrested. Of those with a prior arrest, 50% had been arrested for violent or drug-related felonies.
  • Illegal aliens commit between 700,000 to 1,289,000 crimes per year.
  • Illegal aliens commit at least 2,158 murders each year – a number that represents three times greater participation than their proportion of the population.
  • Illegal alien sexual predators commit an estimated 130,909 sexual crimes each year.
  • There may be as many as 240,000 illegal alien sex offenders circulating throughout America.
  • Nearly 63% of illegal alien sex offenders had been deported on another offense prior to committing the sex crime.
  • In Operation Predator, ICE arrested and deported 6,085 illegal alien pedophiles.
  • The very brutal MS-13 gang has over 15,000 members and associates in at least 115 different gangs in 33 states.
  • The overall financial impact of illegal alien crimes is estimated at between $14.4 and $81 billion or more per year. Factor in the crime as a result of the cocaine and other drugs being smuggled in and the number may reach $150 billion per year.  (Source)

Seriously, can you believe how much hype there has been about me not doing my job?  After all, the Constitution does say that this is MY JOB, and to repeat – I DO NOT NEED AND I DO NOT WANT YOU OR YOUR STATE STICKING YOUR NOSE INTO MY BUSINESS… I HAVE IT ALL UNDER CONTOL!

Sincerely,

Your Uncle Sam

The Sherrod Charade

July 24, 2010

Surely, the Shirley Sherrod charade is one of the more comical news stories of the year.

The irony, of course, is that as a mid-level bureaucrat this story has virtually nothing to do with Ms. Sherrod.  It has everything to do with the breath-taking collapse of the institution once known as the “Main Stream Media.”  The sequence of events surrounding this story are both bizarre and extremely comical.  A single independent blogger posts an entry on his own website, biggovernment.com, showing an obscure bureaucrat that few Americans have ever heard of making controversial – and as it turned out – misrepresented racially charged comments.  Even before this rather insignificant “story” moves off the pages of the independent blog site it sends shock waves through the entire Obama Administration, the NAACP, and the entire Fourth Estate.  In a full-blown panic, the White House leans on Agriculture Secretary, Tom Vilsack to force Sherrod to resign on the spot, and I do mean quite literally, on the spot, as in forcing her to pull off the road as she was driving home, making her return to her office and resign with no other due process.  Picking up on the Obama Administration’s panicked paranoia, the NAACP and Media fall into lock-step damage control mode, falsely condemning Sherrod and doing what they can to insulate the White House from the perceived racist remarks of Sherrod.  It was the combined hysteria of the White House, the NAACP and the Media that forced this unwelcomed story off an innocuous website and into headline news.  So, along with the Rev. Jeremiah Wright, and Green Jobs Czar Van Jones, Shirley Sherrod becomes just another expendable liability that the Obama Administration is willing to simply throw under the bus.

The real story here is not about Sherrod, or even the Obama Administration, it is about the Media.  One must ask how is it possible that a single independent blog resulted in such abject chaos?  The answer could not be clearer: the “Main Stream Media” simply has no credibility.  The fact, as aptly demonstrated by the Sherrod charade, is that the Obama Administration, and the “Main Stream Media” itself has less persuasion than independent news sources, even a blog.  Of course, the once respected and trusted “Main Stream Media” has no one to blame but themselves.  Years of bias, abuse and outright corruption have resulted in these self-inflicted mortal wounds.  The Sherrod charade is just the latest reminder of this reality.  If you are looking for further confirmation, look no further than the most recent Nielsen news ratings.  Fox News Channel (FNC) consistently has more prime time viewers than CNN, MSNBC, CNBC and HLN COMBINED. http://tvbythenumbers.com/category/ratings/cable-news

OBAMA 18 MONTH SCORE CARD

May 9, 2010

Next month will mark a  year and a half of the new era of “Hope & Change,” a suitable time to score the performance of President Obama.  Below is an 18 month “Score Card” showing how the president is doing thus far.  It makes an ideal gift for any sports fan, or anyone else who is concerened about the future of America.  Suitable for framing, it can be sent to family and friends or you can just print it out and proudly display it wherever you choose!_________________________________________________________

OBAMA 18 MONTH SCORE CARD   

  1. CAMPAIGN FINANCE REFORM…   the 1st bold faced LIE
  2. WITHDRAWAL FROM IRAQ…  oops
  3. WITHDRAWAL FROM AFGHANISTAN…  ditto oops
  4. CLOSE GITMO…  a oops hat-trick, grand slam & triple crown
  5. STOP IRAN NUKES… ya think
  6. TRANSPARENCY IN GOVERNMENT… I don’t see it
  7. NO LOBBYISTS…  yeah, right
  8. CUT THE NATIONAL DEBT… don’t bank on it
  9. UNEMPLOYMENT UNDER 8%… still working on it
  10. REPEAL ‘DON’T ASK DON’T TELL’…  don’t even ask
  11. REPEAL ‘THE PATRIOT ACT”…  repeal that promise
  12. NO TERROR ATTACKS IN THE USA…  poof – up in smoke
  13. IMMIGRATION REFORM… Sue Arizona Instead
  14. BI-PARTISAN LEADERSHIP…  stop laughing
  15. NO TAX HIKES ON THE MIDDLE CLASS…  doh!
  16. CIVILIAN TRIALS FOR THE 9/11 TERRORISTS…  objection!
  17. A “GREEN” ENERGY POLICY…  more like a ‘slick’ trick
  18. GET THE GIRLS A PUPPY… Y-E-A-H!  Woof-Woof: “Yes We Can!”

1 out of 18… Still HOPING for all that CHANGE, America…  HOPEFULLY in November!