She's almost as smart as Joe Biden This is not good...

Harvard educated First Lady Michelle Obama reminded attendees of a naturalization ceremony Wednesday that the Founding Fathers weren't born in America. The ceremony for 50 new U.S. citizens was held at the National Archives in Washington, D.C.

She said during her speech, referring to the Declaration of Independence, "It's amazing that just a few feet from here where I'm standing are the signatures of the 56 Founders who put their names on a Declaration that changed the course of history, and like the 50 of you, none of them were born American - they became American."

Did she actually mean that those who signed the Declaration of Independence and participated in the drafting of the Constitution were not born in America?

Benjamin Franklin was born in Pennsylvania and Thomas Jefferson, George Washington, and James Madison were born in Virginia.  John Adams was born in Massachusetts. 

Only eight of the 56 were not born in America. Surely she knew this.   But, then again, maybe not?  After all, she is a Harvard graduate. Isn't she? 

Have some compassion for her.   How would like to be married the the nation's biggest f**ked up President endangering the foundation of our Constitution and our national security. Money talks.  Just wait for her book coming out in 2018.

"Life's tough, Pilgrim, it's tougher when you're stupid"   

John Wayne

There is no doubt....and...


   "Let me be perfectly clear. I could f**k-up a one car   funeral!"

OBAMA TAKES A MULLIGAN ON RESPONSE TO BEHEADINGS



So, that round of golf probably wasn’t worth it, right? President Obama is scrambling in a prime-time address tonight to show that his level of alarm about marauding Islamists in the Middle East matches that of his fellow Americans.

How alarmed are Americans? The new WSJ/NBC News poll tells us the story: Only 26 percent of respondents felt the country is safer than before 9/11,  Awareness of the beheaded Americans is higher than any news story in five years and the president’s job approval rating remained at 40 percent, the lowest of any president ahead of midterms in the past 20 years. 

Obama adopted a tougher tone last week, but his golf outing on August 20 immediately after declaring himself “heartbroken” over the beheading of American James Foley can now go down in the books as one of the worst political botches of recent memory. And describing the beheading savages as a potentially “manageable” problem and, infamously saying, “We don’t have a strategy yet” sure didn’t help.


What does he want? He’s not sure, but he wants it now! - The administration has worked hard to dribble out  the message the president will lay out tonight. That message is that he is ready to start dumping arms on the remaining Syrian rebels still classified as moderate Islamists so that the Air Force can start dumping bombs on their former comrades in arms, the immoderate Islamists of ISIS. 


The president does not want Congress to authorize the airstrikes, since he claims he doesn’t need the authority and their authorization would in some way reestablish Congressional primacy on making war. What the president wants is Congress to share the political culpability for the mission, which, given the sketchy state of the rebels Obama is now ready to directly arm after years of delay, is a very risky one. The vehicle for obtaining congressional “buy in” is, appropriately, money. The president is expected to seek a $5 billion appropriation to fund the war, which gets Congress on the hook but doesn’t insinuate that Congress has any authority to make or not make war. What’s the money for? They’ll figure it out later.

One thing for sure.  If our leadership does not  "do it bi, do it great and do it with class" we will all be danger.  If the USA fails to lead...there will be no one else on the planet.  If you can stand a little reality to the very end....you will get a glimpse of what we could face...sooner than you think !  This video is an 8 minute clip.  It came from what appears a Chinese (?) news organization invited to spread the word on the extremist ISIS objectives they wish to bring to our homeland.  Don't stop it early.

OBAMA’S GO SLOW APPROACH ON ISIS MAY DOOM DEMS


President Obama is seeking to stretch the timeline for victory over Islamist militants who are building a terror state in the remnants of Iraq and Syria. It will take years, he says, and likely go beyond his term in office before the victory is complete. 


It’s no wonder, given that bridging the 1,377-year feud that his split Islam since the death of its founder is a precondition for progress, according to the White House. Starting any process without first getting the Saudis and Iranians in agreement sounds like a long haul, indeed. Stretching out a timeline that pretty well guarantees success since the sun will eventually implode.
Last night, Obama dined with the cream of the national security think-tank crop at the White House and today he will share his new thoughts on his month-old air campaign in Iraq with the four senior members of Congress. He is not looking for for authorization, but for something called “buy in,” which sounds more like something from a magazine article on management techniques than, say, the Constitution. What the president clearly doesn’t want is legal authorization for swift, aggressive action because then he would have no excuse not to hitch up his britches and get the job done as it should be, regardless of his war weary constituency.  War weary or not they are hungry for strong leadership and tired of a Commander in Chief that shows up at a cock fight with a duck under his arm.

The problem for the president and his party is: Swift, aggressive action is exactly what Americans seem desperately to want. While there’s no appetite for further increasing the number of boots on the ground beyond the more than 1,200 troops the president has already deployed, there is a strong desire for a show of strength beyond the five-a-day defensive air strikes the resident has ordered. The problem is highlighted in a new Washington Post/ABC News poll where four in ten say the president is “too cautious” when it comes to foreign policy. 


The president will be working hard Wednesday, when he addresses the nation on ISIS, to combat the 57 percent who said he is not a strong leader. Even worse for vulnerable Democrats, already feeling the weight of his unpopularity, over half of the respondents in the  poll said Obama’s presidency has been a failure. 

The president would like to step back and regard the arc of history bending towards justice and reconciliation. His party, however, has 56 days before it will be out on its arc. 

Teddy Roosevelt  coined the indelible phrase:  "Walk softly but carry a big stick."  For our President it could be edited to:  "Walk stickly, but carry a big soft !"
 

Can't take the chance....

 
Obama goes on a State visit to Israel, and while he is on a tour of Jerusalem he has a fatal heart attack.
 
The undertakers tells the US diplomats: "You can have him shipped home for $1 million or you can bury him here in the Holy Land for $100."
 
The US diplomats go into a huddle and come back to the undertaker and tell him they still want Obama flown home.
 
The undertaker is puzzled and asks: "Why would you spend $1 million to get him home when it would be wonderful to be buried here in this religious country and you would only spend $100?"
 
One diplomat replied: "More than 2000 years ago a man died here, was buried here, and just 3 days later he rose from the dead. "We simply can't take that risk".

 

A letter to the Troops.


Dearborn, Michigan, makes the news. A local speaks out.

A Michigan guy is ticked off.


"In the Dearborn, Michigan school system you cannot work in the front offices if you don't speak Arabic now and need to know many dialects as some Arabs can't understand others Arabic language. Everybody goes back to the homeland for months and expects to get passed on to the next grade it's crazy as I am at ground zero on this. 

Kids (assuming girls, can't tell for sure) roaming the hallways in full blown burkas kids attending classes that can't speak or understand English 

All school monies are being moved from the English end of town (Irish, Polish, Italian, etc etc kids) to the east end (95% Arabic) in the attempt to prop up the poorly performing schools . Sixth graders are reading at a 3rd grade level, forget math and sciences. 

Everybody gets free breakfasts and lunches. After being dropped off in Land 

Rovers, and the car of choice here Mercedes or Escalade. 

It is very common to have 3 families live in one house. 

All garages are being converted into living spaces complete with stoves (against all codes) and the city council can't find the nerve to enforce the safety regulations Cars end up parked all over the streets affecting snow plowing, garbage pickup, ambulance runs. 

If this doesn't scare you, you haven't been watching what has happened to our country in recent years. 

I bet you can't guess what this is! 

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Well, it's just part of the instructions for how to apply for food stamps in the great state of Michigan in Arabic !! 

Muslim men are allowed to have as many as 4 wives. Many Muslims have immigrated into the U.S. and brought their 2-3-or 4 wives with them, 
but the U.S. does not allow plural marriages, so the man lists one wife as his, and signs the other 2 or 3 up as extended family on welfare and other free Government programs! 

Michigan has the highest population of Muslims in the United States. 
When President Obama took office the United States paid several millions of dollars to have a large number of Palestinians , (All Muslim), immigrated here from Palestine. Why? We don't pay for other persons to immigrate here, and I'm sure that some of those Muslims moved into Michigan with the large current number of Muslims already established there. 

So now in Michigan when you call the Public Assistance office you are told to “Press 1 for English. Press 2 for Spanish, or Press 3 for Arabic”! CHECK IT OUT YOURSELF - Here is the number: 1-888-678-8914 

Every time you add a new language to an American program it requires an additional number of persons fluent in that language to process those persons who refuse to learn English in order to live here at an additional cost to the taxpayer! Why are we even allowing persons to immigrate here who cannot provide for themselves, and putting them in our welfare system? 

The following link takes you into the State of Michigan Public Assistance page, 
(as in Food Stamps etc). You won't have to scroll far before you see the assistance-letters options for ... (get this) ... English, Spanish, and ARABIC!!! 

When did the ARABIC option sneak into our culture? Will we soon have to listen to our governmental offices, stores, and other venues offer us the option of "pressing 3 for ARABIC?" 
Check it out for yourself. 


(When you get to this web site, just click on the FORMS AND PUBLICATIONS button - those forms in Arabic are listed as ending in AR!!) 

The camel's nose is literally now OFFICIALLY under the tent! Along with thousands of camel jockeys.

YOUR TAX DOLLARS AT WORK ! Thank you Obama. You promised change and you've certainly kept your word ."



From my mail bag this morning....(9/6/14)

I emailed old friend and political observer to inquire about his readying for cold weather in New England.  His reply I wanted to share with our Political Buddies.
F

"Getting ready to head south on the 14th.  Closing pool Wednesday and taking down awning tomorrow.  Patio all cleared off now and everything is stored in the shed.  Still need to coordinate with Direct TV (north and south), Post Office, AT&T for internet and phones, gardener, and other administration.  Then the usual put down storm glass, change from screens to storm glass on doors, etc. I have a regular routine and checklist. 

 Grandson who lives with us is in final year of college (I finance him) and will be happy when he graduates.  God only knows if this idiot of a President will have any jobs for him.  Good jobs are hard to find. Most everything is part time, Thanks to Obamacare!  What a fucked up world he has made the USA. 

We are both in good health and $$$$ aren't a problem.  Can't wait for him to get out of office.  He is soooo inept.  Hope all is well with Y'all.
All The Best,

Chuck"

Obama Flies Illegal teens to Iowa. The Iowa Governor Flies Them Back TO Honduras.

Governor Bransted of Iowa had  announced: "Iowa will not take any illegal children."
             
Following that, Obama overruled him and sent him 124 teens, aged  13-19. When the plane landed in Des Moines the airport manager called the office of the Governor. The Governor drove to the airport and chartered a United Airlines plane from Chicago.   Within 8 hours all the teens were fed and loaded on that plane. The plane left Iowa at 8 o'clock Des Moines time.  It's next stop was Honduras. The plane landed and was unloaded. Four Social Workers from Iowa made sure the teens got safely to the terminal, and the Social Workers told the Honduran officials,

"Here are your teens, they have no papers, you let them come illegally to America.   We refuse to take them.  Iowa has its own laws.  Minors from outside our country not accompanied by adults may not enter our state."  

Iowa has not heard one thing from Washington.  

 Comment from an Iowan:
"Attaway Gov!!! . You got balls, man. We love it. As lifelong residents of Sioux City,  we can’t help but be immensely proud of what you did". Would it surprise you to know he is a staunch Republican? Shove it where the sun doesn’t shine, Obama, this Governor isn’t taking any of your shit! He’s got balls…………..something you don’t have. How’s your foreign policy going, Obama?………………..jk



Partners in Crime....better believe it !


Pretty well sums it up and tells it all...


Fast-food worker strikes aren’t what they appear to be

Many protesters marching near Times Square in New York City today were organized by worker centers, which employ publicists to carefully craft messages and talking points. Fast-food workers are asking for a 100% pay raise.
Americans today will see photos of fast-food worker demonstrations on national news and think the employees themselves are going on strike.
Americans will conclude that the demonstrations are a spontaneous display of employee dissatisfaction with wages. In fact, the strikes are being organized by unions and unelected worker centers that are desperate to attract new members, even at a cost of leaving millions of Americans unemployed.
The Service Employees International Union’s worker center, Fast Food Forward, also known as Fight for 15, is calling the nationwide strike to demand $15-an-hour wages and a union. Most fast-food workers make more than the hourly minimum wage of $7.25.
Speaking in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, on Labor Day, President Obama said of the Fight for 15 movement: “All across the country right now there’s a national movement going on made up of fast-food workers organizing to lift wages so they can provide for their families with pride and dignity.”
The push for a $15-an-hour minimum wage, an increase of over 100%, shows the strikes are more about style than substance. Few people go on strike to double their pay. Why doesn’t the SEIU target the retail or agriculture sectors? Don’t those workers deserve $15 an hour too?
Bureau of Labor Statistics data show that fewer than 3% of American workers make minimum wage. That is because they move on to an above-minimum-wage jobs. Raising the minimum, for fast-food workers or for anyone else, would take away the ability of low-skill workers to enter the labor force.
According to the Center for Economic and Policy Research, Current Population Survey data show that 62% of fast-food workers are under 25, and 13% earn the minimum wage. Half are part-timers, according to BLS.

Fast Food Forward, using the website StrikeFastFood.org, is calling for increased civil disobedience, with the potential for arrests. The worker center is comparing the right to $15-an-hour wages with historical civil-rights battles. In May, SEIU President Mary Kay Henry was one of over 100 protesters arrested at McDonald’s MCD, -0.28%  headquarters in Oak Brook, Ill.
The Service Employees International Union funds Fast Food Forward through other worker centers such as Jobs with Justice and New York Communities for Change (formerly ACORN), which leads the Fight for 15 movement. The group was launched by the SEIU in late 2012.
While portrayed as grassroots efforts, these protests are orchestrated by the SEIU, which is concerned about its future because union membership continues its steady decline among private-sector employees. Only 6.7% of private employees today belong to unions, compared with 12% in 1990 and 16.8% in 1983, the first year the Bureau of Labor Statistics began tracking the rate.

The SEIU is using worker centers to do its dirty work. Labor unions cannot use extended picketing, disruptive protests or secondary boycotts, but worker centers are not prohibited from doing so. Worker centers such as Fast Food Forward claim to represent employees. But not one worker has cast a vote for Fast Food Forward.

Under American labor laws, employees decide whether to be represented by a particular entity. It is not the organization that decides whether to represent employees. On the contrary, workers are entitled to choose their representatives using a democratic process that involves a secret-ballot election. Organizations that sponsor worker centers attempt to represent employees without their consent. That is an end run around existing laws. 

Growth: By John Mauldin | Sep 01, 2014

A very interesiing, and typical, excerpt from Bill's Weekly "THOUGHTS FROM THE FRONT LINE."  I would highly recommend the entire article.  Very informative.  Click
HERE



"This week I was confronted with a single FDA bureaucrat slowing down a new medical technology by what may be five months. Doesn’t sound like much time, does it? Except that this is a technology that will literally save millions of lives per year. Not improve life, understand: save lives. As in life or death. (Given the provision that the technology must be proven to work as we expect it to.) Rather than focusing on what we can do to move this crucial innovation along as fast as possible, the regulator is forcing this company to spoon feed him information that has already been provided in multiple forms. Because he evidently didn’t have the time to read the massive amounts of information provided, he simply came up with a bogus reason to excuse his inaction and delay further progress. The fact that the lives of fathers and mothers and daughters and sons and spouses and friends will be lost evidently doesn’t bother him.
I wish I could say it was just this one instance, but we all know that this sort of thing happens many dozens of times a year.

 The entire process of drug approval is broken. It is rigged to benefit Big Pharma and largely prevents small startups from succeeding by dramatically increasing costs beyond what is necessary.
If I could wave a magic wand and change just one thing in our government, it would be to replace the FDA. Not reform it – I don’t want to tinker at the margins. We need an FDA for the 21st century. I’m not advocating some wild west scenario, either – of course we need a regulatory process for the medical field, but not one that is killing what should be the leading new technology in the United States, not to mention delaying lifesaving and life-enhancing technologies that are so needed.

 The majority of biotechnological research is done in the US; but under the current regulatory regime, it is increasingly likely that the early benefits will not be enjoyed by us, and that jobs that should be created here will be shipped offshore.

Energy should not be the leading job producer in the US; that should be new health and wellness technologies. I am watching some of the most promising new technology companies involved in extending life and healing bodies go shopping for venues outside of the US because the regulatory process is so onerous and time-consuming that the scientists literally don’t feel they can wade through it and don’t want to wait.  By the time they can get a process or drug approved, they are already three iterations beyond the original process for which their applications were filed. The field is literally moving that fast. We are going to be shipping jobs – high-paying, rewarding jobs – overseas, along with the new technologies. Dear gods, Japan and other forward-thinking countries are way ahead of us in the regulatory process. This is just wrong on so many levels.

Much of the US regulatory process is actually a fence-building program to protect the current workers or companies in a field. To use a rather odd example, why do some states feel that a nail technician needs to have a license that requires a 750-hour training program (at considerable cost) to learn something that every teenage girl knows how to do by the time she is 13 or 14? Seriously, do you need 750 hours of training (that you have to pay for) in order to be able to do a manicure for which you get paid 20 or 30 dollars?

As I probably don’t have many manicurists among my readers. I have hopefully not offended too many of you. But what if I started talking about your profession? Just saying. Many regulatory regimes are simply barriers to entry for new competition. Current participants basically capture the bureaucracy they deal with in order to ensure their own positions."

Black cop kills white man, media hide race

Where is Al Sharpton and Jesse Jackson on this one???!!  Where is Eric Holder???   FBI and the platoon of  investigators?   Where are the protests and looters.....   Where is Barack....?   000OPS...He has a Tee Time with some star !!

Check out the story and keep an Alka Seltzer handy..

Click HERE

Ronnies son nails Obama. (Daddy would be proud)

How Obama’s Speech to the American Legion Shows He Doesn’t Understand Military Culture .



''The Daily Mail reports, “Most of the veterans sat on their hands, leaving awkward silences where White House speechwriters expected ovations.” Who could blame them with disingenuous lines like these:''

Click HERE TO READ THE FULL STORY FROM  "POLITICAL INSIDER".



CHANGE ? Howabout Miss America in a Burka.

 YOU WANTED CHANGE???.....I'LL SHOW YOU CHANGE!!! 

Ladies will NOT like Sharia law !  Will your children grow up in another world?
For everyone who wanted change here we go. How about this for change?

WHO'S NEW IN THE WHITE HOUSE?

Arif Alikhan
Assistant Secretary for Policy Development for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Mohammed Elibiary
Homeland Security Adviser

Rashad Hussain
Special Envoy to the Organization of the Islamic Conference(OIC)

Salam al-Marayati
Obama Adviser and founder of the Muslim Public Affairs Council and is its current executive director

Imam Mohamed Magid-
Obama's Sharia Czar from the Islamic Society of North America

Eboo Patel-
Advisory Council on Faith-Based Neighborhood Partnerships

The foxes are now officially living in the hen house. We are quiet while our Country is being drastically changed.

 (If you doubt any of the above just do a Google search on their names)
F.

The people have spoken !


TEAM OBAMA LEAKS FAILED RAID IN BID TO SHORE UP IMAGE


With President Obama facing increasing pressure to respond more forcefully to Islamist militants in the wake of the beheading of American journalist James Foley, the White House leaked word that the president had authorized a failed rescue mission to save Foley and other Americans hostages. Why on earth would anyone leak that? Publicizing a failed mission hurts U.S. military clout and certainly the captors already knew about the effort. So why? The answer came later on Wednesday night when it was revealed that the administration, in keeping with longstanding U.S. policy, had declined to pay ransom for Foley’s release. The leak of the failed rescue was evidently an effort to show the president was not simply a bystander. We’ve seen this before when the administration, long scorned by journalists for its clampdown on reporters, starts getting very leaky on national security when the president is jammed up politically. Remember the “kill list” and the lavish details on the killing of Usama bin Laden?

Obama is getting roasted in the press for his response to the killing and the ongoing Islamist threat. The president stepped to the microphones to make his statement while Foley’s parents were conducting their own press conference to in New Hampshire, yanking coverage away from the grieving family. And just moments before Obama spoke, his campaign apparatus dumped out another mass-email fundraising solicitation from the president, saying “Nothing has ever been more important than fighting for folks like you.” Obama wrapped up the press conference and in minutes was at a nearby country club for a round of golf with former NBA star Alonzo Mourning and a Wall Street donor. That would have been less problematic had he given different remarks on Wednesday. But because the president essentially expressed his feelings on the subject and declared that his policies would not change, it seemed callous.

Obama Administration attempting to rob social security to fund welfare.

Pat Buchanan: The Brazil of North America


A
n interesting analysis by Pat Buchanan.  It brings a new focus on the disgraceful leadership we have experienced with the Obama administration.


To observe the decades-long paralysis of America’s political elite in controlling her borders calls to mind the insight of James Burnham in 1964 — “Liberalism is the ideology of Western
suicide.”

What the ex-Trotskyite turned Cold Warrior meant was that by faithfully following the tenets of liberalism, the West would embrace suicidal policies that would bring about the death of her civilization.

The crisis on our Southern border, where the left, and not only the left, is wailing that we cannot turn away desperate people fleeing wicked regimes and remain true to our liberal values, is a case in point.

To assert that we cannot take all these people in, that we must send them back and seal out border for our survival, is to be called a variety of names — racist, xenophobe, nativist — all of which translate into “illiberal.”

But as we continue our descent to Third World status, perhaps we should explore more deeply the “diversity” that has of late come to be regarded as America’s most treasured attribute.

In 1960, we were not nearly so diverse. Nine in 10 Americans professed a Christian faith. Nine in 10 Americans traced their ancestry back to Europe. E Pluribus Unum. We were one nation and one people.

Since then, we have become the Brazil of North America, a multiracial, multilingual, multiethnic, multicultural “universal nation” unlike any that has existed in the history of the West.

And if we look abroad at those Western nations traveling along this perilous path with us, we can see clearly now our future.

Before the 1960s, Europe never knew mass immigration. And after the terrible ethnic cleansing of Germans after World War II, most of Europe’s nations were ethnically homogeneous.
Several were not. Czechoslovakia, Yugoslavia, the USSR. At the end of the Cold War, with freedom, all three came apart. Where we had three nations, suddenly we had 24 and such sub-nations as South Ossetia, Abkhazia and Transnistria.
Now Scots are seeking to break away from England, Catalans from Spain, Corsicans from France, Venetians from Italy and Flemish from Belgium, though these peoples have lived together for centuries.
Crimeans have gone back to Russia, while Chechens and other peoples of the Caucasus are fighting to break free of Russia.

The roots of these secessionist movements may be traced to economics, ethnicity, history, religion, language, culture and borders.

Then there are the rising millions of Muslims in Europe who are not assimilating, as Catholic Irish and Catholic Germans did in a Protestant USA, but are replicating within the West the countries and cultures whence they came.

They are separating themselves, by ethnicity, culture and faith, from the Western societies into which they have migrated.

Puerto Ricans, Mexicans, Dominicans, Somalis and Arabs in America also build replicas of the countries and cultures whence they came. Thus, we take on the aspect of an empire. And empires fall apart.

The melting pot, rejected by our elites as an instrument of nativist bigots, is history.
Libya, Syria and Iraq are coming apart, as did Sudan and Ethiopia. The Kurds seek to carve a nation out of Turkey, Iran, Iraq and Syria. A Sunni-Shia sectarian war impends.

Christians are being persecuted, martyred and expelled from Islamic nations. In Myanmar, Muslims are brutalized by Buddhists. In Western China, ethnic

Uighurs resort to terrorism in a war of secession to establish a new East Turkestan.

Disintegration, separatism and secessionism, for racial, religious, and cultural causes, are a phenomenon common now to Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Asia. Are we somehow immune?
The world is boiling with racial, tribal, cultural and moral conflict. People carry in their hearts the seeds of these conflicts. The notion that they will come here and be converted into Ozzie-and-Harriet Americans may be a bit utopian.

America is becoming a microcosm of a world on fire.

Why are we doing this? Why are we inviting the world into the USA? Was there some grievous flaw in the America of Ike and JFK that must be expunged? Some sin for which we must do penance?

What is coming is predictable, and has been predicted.

By 2042, Americans of European ancestry will be a minority in a country built by Europeans. “Anglos” are now a minority in California, New Mexico and Texas. Hispanics will soon be the majority in all four border states with Mexico.

And should Hispanics decide not to give their electoral votes to any presidential candidate who does not promise to erase the border with Latin America, that would mean the end of the United States as we know it.

Americans are already deep in a culture war over morality — marijuana, abortion, same-sex marriage. We are already racially polarized over affirmative action and income inequality.

And when we have ceased to be an English-speaking, Christian country and become instead an Asian-Hispanic-African-American-white nation, with large Jewish, Christian, Muslim, Hindu, Buddhist, agnostic and atheist minorities, and no defined borders, or common faith and culture, what holds us together?

And when did we vote for this future?

Pat Buchanan

Renewing the American Idea

July/August 2014

Renewing the American Idea

Paul Ryan
U.S. House of Representatives

"Excerpt":

"In everything we do—in every policy we propose—we need to renew the American Idea. Conservatism in our nation is not about the past. It’s not a misty-eyed nostalgia for a world that’s come and gone. And it’s not a skittish disposition to “go it slow”—to tinker around the edges. Nor is American conservatism about blind opposition to government. For sure, government today is too big, bureaucratic, inefficient, and unaccountable. But we must not jettison the very rule of law that shields our liberty. No, American conservatism is about conserving something—principles that are timeless because they are true—to be renewed and applied in our time.
What is the American Idea? In short, it is self-government under the rule of law. It is rooted in our respect for the rights with which we are each endowed, a respect that shapes a society where every person can work hard, achieve success, and advance in life. For almost all of human history, a very different idea reigned supreme: the idea that people are fundamentally unequal, some born to rule and others to obey. Almost all were subjects or serfs—shorn of all distinction and with no ability to move up in the world or to provide a better future for their children. America’s Founders rebelled against this. They declared that human beings are created equal, with unalienable rights that come from God. They declared that government is legitimate only if it secures these rights. They were the first to announce to the world—and then to prove by their example—that the best government rests on the consent of the governed".

Read the complete presentation  that Rep. Ryan delivered on July 15, 2014, at Hillsdale College’s Allan P. Kirby, Jr. Center for Constitutional Studies and Citizenship in Washington, D.C.

CLICK  HERE



This 7-minute video needs one correction.....

The current count of Obama's rounds of golf has reached 186 !!!   I just want the facts to be right!  And,of course, the deficit number has also increased.

Obama is no ordinary weaklng.



In light of the President’s sociopathic lying and his close ties to the Muslim Brotherhood it’s little wonder why people view this President’s attempts to ‘lead’ the nation see him as leading the destruction of America.
"It’s no ordinary weakling who can turn a once-respected country into an international joke; reduce Congress to a gaggle of sniveling sycophants; turn the world’s finest medical system into a failed third-rate socialist nightmare with a stroke of his pen; shatter our Constitution without attempted recourse by the sons and daughters of frontiersmen and pioneers whose blood was used to write that inspired document; and turn the people of our once-united states into a herd of competing minorities who, like suckling pigs, are each afraid to lose his place on the government teat should he raise his voice to protest the ruin of our country."    Paul Preston  "Agenda 21Radio"

Read Paul's full article on our failed Presidency.  Click HERE

Too good to NOT share...from the mail bag.

                                                 A little Chicago humor

"I was driving through northern Illinois last night listening to a call-in  program on WGN in Chicago. People were calling in all upset about the goat's head sent to Cubs owner Tom Ricketts at Wrigley Field.

Some guy called in from Indiana and said, "Why are you all so upset cause  someone sent a goat's head to Wrigley Field?  Aren't you the guys that sent a horse's ass to the White House".

I almost ran off the road!"

Pat Condell tells it like it is !

One the bright side....

                             One Advantage of Being A Muslim
     If you change wives, you can still  keep the same photo on your desk.

He has the magic touch....

Personally, I know how Barack Obama must  feel at this moment in history.   I had the same feeling in the summer of '54 after my Freshman year in college.  Earlier work on a construction gang working on building around a local lake I  was picked to become a Lake Patrolman under the town police department.   My boss was a retired Navy guy, Lew, who became hero to me because of his pure skill at getting things done.  Despite the job that carried some police authority in patrolling the lake...a ton of what we did was mechanically orientated in servicing our patrol boats, renting buoy anchorages for townsfolk, rescuing lost boats, and tracking down stolen vessels. Some of the disturbing duties was dragging for bodies of drowning victims. I was distinctly unskilled in the mechanical requirements of maintaining the condition of our patrol boat engines.   At that time in 1954 the big power engines were the 25 HP Johnson or Evenrude....although I prefered the 10HP Mercury Hurricane.   After a list of screwups in the engine department Lew said to me:   "Goddamit Fred, everything you touch turns to shit !!!"   It was not totally accurate...but for a couple days I did gather some focus on maintenance.  And, during that 48 hours I tried to see what I might do to make Lew feel better about me.

Our President, no doubt, must feel that everything he has touched has  "turned to shit'.  A list here  of  his unending "touches" of vital issues that he has screwed up or let "screw up", on their own, would overload our broadband limits.  He had 6 years to make "somethng" better.  The only thing that has improved are the things that his hands have not touched.  As weak as it is, ANY improvement in the economy, which IS below par, has been in spite of his "I hate successful businesses." economic policies.  The HOPE has evaporated and the CHANGE has been a tragedy for most.  No matter how the Administration spins it, we have a failed Presidency.


It is hard to imagine that the electorate would again put our nation in the hands of Liberals when you consider the list of screwups brought about in such a short time....and this list is not even complete.  It does not even contain the NSA spying on citizens and congress, it does not mention the Keystone Pipeline nor the ass kicking Putin has delivered to Barack.  The Syria fiasco is missing as well.  And, don't forget the following "table of contents."
Fred.

1. IRS targets Obama's enemies: The IRS targeted conservative and pro-Israel groups prior to the 2012 election. Questions are being raised about why this occurred, who ordered it, whether there was any White House involvement and whether there was an initial effort to hide who knew about the targeting and when.

2. Benghazi: This is actually three scandals in one: The failure of administration to protect the Benghazi mission; the changes made to the talking points in order to suggest the attack was motivated by an anti-Muslim video; and the refusal of the White House to say what President Obama did the night of the attack.

3. Keeping an eye on The Associated Press: The Justice Department performed a massive cull of Associated Press reporters' phone records as part of a leak investigation.

4. Rosengate: The Justice Department suggested that Fox News reporter James Rosen is a criminal for reporting about classified information and subsequently monitored his phones and emails.

5. Potential Holder perjury I: Attorney General Eric Holder told Congress he had never been associated with "potential prosecution" of a journalist for perjury when in fact he signed the affidavit that termed Rosen a potential criminal.

6. The ATF "Fast and Furious" scheme: Federal agencies allowed weapons from U.S. gun dealers to "walk" across the border into the hands of Mexican drug dealers. The ATF summarily lost track of scores of those weapons, many of which were used in crimes, including the December 2010 killing of Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry.

7. Potential Holder perjury II: Holder told Congress in May 2011 that he had just recently heard about the Fast and Furious gun walking scheme when there is evidence he may have known much earlier.

8. Sebelius demands payment: HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius solicited donations from companies HHS might regulate. The money would be used to help her sign up uninsured Americans for Obamacare.

9. The Pigford scandal: An Agriculture Department effort that started as an attempt to compensate black farmers who had been discriminated against by the agency but evolved into a gravy train delivering several billion dollars in cash to thousands of additional minority and female farmers who probably didn't face discrimination.

10. GSA gone wild: The General Services Administration in 2010 held an $823,000 training conference in Las Vegas, featuring a clown and a mind readers. Resulted in the resignation of the GSA administrator.

11. Veterans Affairs in Disney World: The agency wasted more than $6 million on two conferences in Orlando. An assistant secretary was fired.

12. Sebelius violates the Hatch Act: A U.S. special counsel determined that Sebelius violated the Hatch Act when she made "extemporaneous partisan remarks" during a speech in her official capacity last year. During the remarks, Sebelius called for the election of the Democratic candidate for governor of North Carolina.

13. Solyndra: Republicans charged the Obama Administration funded and promoted its poster boy for green energy despite warning signs the company was headed for bankruptcy. The administration also allegedly pressed Solyndra to delay layoff announcements until after the 2010 midterm elections.

14. AKA Lisa Jackson: Former EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson used the name "Richard Windsor" when corresponding by email with other government officials, drawing charges she was trying to evade scrutiny.

15. The New Black Panthers: The Justice Department was accused of using a racial double standard in failing to pursue a voter intimidation case against Black Panthers who appeared to be menacing voters at a polling place in 2008 in Philadelphia.

16. Waging war all by myself: Obama may have violated the Constitution and both the letter and the spirit of the War Powers Resolution by attacking Libya without Congressional approval.

17. Biden bullies the press: Vice President Biden's office has repeatedly interfered with coverage, including forcing a reporter to wait in a closet, making a reporter delete photos, and editing pool reports.

18. AKPD not A-OK: The administration paid millions to the former firm of then-White House adviser David Axelrod, AKPD Message and Media, to promote passage of Obamacare. Some questioned whether the firm was hired to help pay Axelrod $2 million AKPD owed him.

19. I'll pass my own laws: Obama has repeatedly been accused of making end runs around Congress by deciding which laws to enforce, including the decision not to deport illegal immigrants who may have been allowed to stay in the United States had Congress passed the "Dream Act."

It's important to note that many of these are not "scandals" in the typical sense, but rather the machinations of an imperial president who seeks to "rule" over his "subjects," without their consent.  Don't expect Obama to suddenly grow a conscience and constrain himself, meaning this list is destined to grow larger unless the conservatives in our nation regain the Senate next November.


Collapsing ObamaCare again changes the law

...and this time it exempts millions from the healthcare  mandate by establishing rules impossible to monitor and verify.  If your  dear old aunt passes away you can avoid the mandate.  Without the insurance premiums paid under the mandate ObamaCare will crash.

‘It’s the law of the land,’ except when it isn’t - A new congressional report has estimated that more than 25 million Americans without health insurance will not be made to pay a penalty in 2016 due to an exploding number of ObamaCare exemptions.” On the list of ObamaCare fine exemptions: Illegal immigrants, members of certain Native American tribes or religious sects, victims of domestic violence, those who have suffered property damage suffered in a fire or flood, having a health plan canceled when ObamaCare came into effect or experiencing “another hardship acquiring health insurance.”
     Read the full story with a click (bear with the 10 sec. ad)       Fox News: “

The true difference between Chicken Salad and Chicken Shit.

 With the gutless performance and leadership vacuum we are experiencing it is appropriate to bring back this piece from our mail bag sent by Columbine Joe.
.
. Chicken Salad 

President George W. Bush's speech after the capture of Saddam Hussein:

"The success of yesterday's mission is a tribute to our men and women now serving in Iraq. The operation was based on the superb work of intelligence analysts who found the dictator's footprints in a vast country. The operation was carried out with skill and precision by a brave fighting force. Our servicemen and women and our coalition allies have faced many dangers in the hunt for members of the fallen regime, and in their effort to bring hope and freedom to the Iraqi people. Their work continues, and so do the risks. Today, on behalf of the nation, I thank the members of our Armed Forces and I congratulate them!"


And Chicken Shit! 

Barrack Hussein Obama's speech after the killing of Osama bin Laden:

"And so shortly after taking office, I directed Leon Panetta, the Director of the CIA, to make the killing or capture of bin Laden the top priority of our war against al Qaeda, even as we continued our broader efforts to disrupt, dismantle, and defeat his network. Then, last August, I was briefed on a possible lead to bin Laden. It was far from certain, and it took many months to run this thread to ground. I met repeatedly with my national security team as we developed more information about the possibility that we had located bin Laden hiding within a compound deep inside of Pakistan. And finally, last week, Determined that we had enough intelligence to take action, and I authorized an operation to get Osama bin Laden and bring him to justice. Today, at my direction, the United States launched a targeted operation against that compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan."

Obama did not once acknowledge our brave men and women who fight for our country. . . .and that, my friends, is chicken shit!!

Smile a While with Don Rickles

You never want to be sitting in the front row with Rickles doing Rickles.  His unique way of getting in your face is refreshing because he is the only one that can do it so well.  Enjoy this front row seat.

Hello, Dummies!   Oh my God, look at you.    Anyone else hurt in the accident? 
  
Seriously, Senator Reid has a face of a Saint - A Saint Bernard.  Now I know why they call you the arithmetic man.  You add partisanship, subtract pleasure, divide attention, and multiply ignorance.  Reid is so physically unimposing, he makes Pee Wee Herman  look like Mr. T.  And Reid's so dumb, he makes Speaker Pelosi look like an intellectual.  Nevada is soooo screwed!  If I were less polite, I'd say Reid makes Kevin Federline look successful. 
  
Speaking of the Speaker... Nancy Pelosi, hubba, hubba!  Hey baby, you must've been something before electricity. Seriously, the ex- Speaker may look like an idiot and talks like an idiot, but don't let that fool you. She really is an idiot. 
  
 Charlie Rangel... Still alive and still robbing the taxpayers blind. What does that make, six decades of theft?  Rangel's the only man with a rent-controlled mansion.  He's the guy who writes our tax laws but forgot to pay taxes on $75 grand in rental  income!  So why isn't he the Treasury Secretary?  Rangel runs more scams than a Nigerian Banker. 
  
 Barney Frank... he's a better actor than Fred Flintstone.  Consider that he and Dodd caused the whole financial meltdown, and they're not only not serving time with Bubba and Rodney, they're still heading up the financial system!   Let's all admit  it... Barney Frank slobbers more than a sheepdog on Novocain.  How did this guy get elected?  Oh, that's right... he's from Massachusetts.  That's the state that elects Mr. Charisma, John Kerry -- man of the people! 
  
You know, if Senator Dodd were any more crooked, you could open wine bottles with him.  Here's a news flash, Dodd:  When your local newspaper calls you a "lying weasel," it may be time to retire.  Dodd's involved in more shady deals than the Clintons.  Even Rangel looks up to him! 
  
Press Secretary Jay Carney, I really respect you... Especially given your upbringing ~ All you've overcome.  I heard your birth certificate is an apology from the condom factory.  I don't know what makes you so dumb, but it really works for you.  Personally, I don't think you're a fool, but what's my opinion compared to that of thousands of others? 
  
As for President Hussein Obama, what can I say?  They say Hussein is arrogant and aloof, but I don't agree.  Now it's true when you enter the room, you have to kiss his ring.  I wouldn't mind, but he has it in his back pocket. 
His mind is open to new ideas -- so open that ideas simply pass through it.   Obama lies so much, I was actually surprised to find out his first name really is Barry or Barack or something?  Just don't ask about his middle name!  But Obama was able to set a record... He actually lied more in one day than Bill Clinton did in four years
  

A MUST READ...MUST, MUST!!

Author, Paula Stern, is taking the long overview of Middle East conflicts--without even mentioning that Israel is the only democracy in the region​.​  With the ineptness concentrated in the Presidency and  clumsiness of a John Kerry we are doomed to have things more screwed that if they both went out and played golf.




Paula R. Stern Paula R. Stern is CEO of WritePoint Ltd., a leading technical writing company in Israel. Her personal blog, “A Soldier's Mother”, has been running for more than 5 years. She lives in Maale Adumim with her husband and children, a dog, too many birds, and a desire to write her thoughts and dream of a trip to Italy, Scotland, and beyond.


"Dear Secretary of State John Kerry

Because of my respect for the United States, I will attempt to afford you the honor you think you so richly deserve. It’s hard to speak to you with anything but anger, hard to feel the need, again, to start from the beginning because you clearly choose to ignore history in your quest for glory. It is a quest destined to fail but its outcome, even, or more accurately especially, in failure, will hurt Israel.

Greater men than you have tried to make, to force, peace on the Middle East. I promise you, you will fail too. You will fail because you are not addressing the root cause of the problem. You, like so many before you, take the easy way out. Blame Israel. It is so easy to do, and so stupid.

I could speak to you of history – a history longer and greater than you can imagine. I could speak to you of injustices – yes, our land is filled with the graves of those murdered for the unjust reason that they lived here, or traveled abroad, or ate in the wrong restaurant, or took the wrong bus.

I could speak to you of justice – of a population exchange similar to those that have taken place through out history as nations settle between war and peace. They left their lands to go there, most voluntarily so that their invading brothers would have a clear path as they pushed the Jews into the sea. And our people, who left their homes and possessions in Arab lands, most forced, not voluntarily, and came here.

We fed our brothers, clothed them, gave them homes. And most importantly, we loved them and gave them the most precious of gifts – a future, a present, as integral parts of the land and people of this country. My neighbor, the family across the street – they live in the same houses that I do, drive the same cars, attend the same schools. He is an engineer; he is a judge in the courts. She is a nurse; she is a lawyer. All my neighbors, though their grandparents came here with nothing.

And at the same time, across many borders, the Arabs put their “brothers” in refugee camps, all but starved them. They raised them to be embittered – not at those who kept them in squalor, but those they had hoped to defeat. They blame us and you are naive enough to blame us as well?

They chose war, John Kerry, while we chose compromise. And you would blame us for this horrible chain of the decades? They invaded – five Arab nations, in 1949. They attacked. Out of sheer desperation, we won enough of our land to give us a measure of security…it lasted only 7 years, until they attacked again. But oh what we did in those 7 years. We welcomed our refugees from Europe, from Arab lands. We built them tent cities and turned them into real cities. We conquered swamp land and made it habitable and we raised our children to dream that someday there would be peace. We created universities and schools and parks.

But the Arabs would have none of it. In 1948, in 1956, again in 1967 and again in 1973 and again and again, almost daily, we fight off their attempts to do in 2014 what they failed to do in 1948. They have not learned and amazingly enough, John Kerry, neither have you.


We have built and evacuated whole communities; we have withdrawn from land in exchange for nothing but the hope that we could appease the “unappeasable.” We have flown around the world to help others – from earthquakes, tsunamis, devastating storms, famine and more.

We have allowed the Arabs – yes, allowed them, to fire tens of thousands of missiles at our cities and we know they have more than 170,000 more rockets and missiles ready to try again. At any time and with no notice whatsoever, we have the power to flatten Gaza into the world’s largest, flattest parking lot. And each time they attack, we think of it and know we can’t do it, won’t do it. And you would blame us for the failure to make peace?

When we attempt to stop them, to push back their military capabilities, just a bit, we aim for the rocket launchers, the arsenals, the training camps while they aim for our cities – Beersheva, Shderot, Ashkelon, Netivot, Ashdod. And you would threaten us for the ongoing state of war?

There cannot be peace until you recognize your enemy. There cannot be successful negotiations if you fail to understand those you would bring to the table. You fail on both counts.

After hearing that you threatened Israel unless the peace talks succeed, I can only conclude that your ignorance is even greater than I thought. I knew, years ago, that you had no clue what the Arab world is thinking, feeling, dreaming of. Now I know the same is true about Israel – you don’t understand us any better than you understand the Arabs and that amazes me.

Unlike the Arab world, Israel is an open society – read our newspapers, speak to the people on the street. No one will stop you and we won’t escort you with secret police to control your experience. Pick any town, city, village, settlement and you will hear the same thing. Pick any street, any person and ask them what they dream of, what they want for their children. We do not dream of glorious death and martyrdom for our sons. We dream that they will never have to even serve in the army.

I have friends who agonized over their sons going into the army. I could understand my agony, as I grew up in the United States where all my friends promised they would run away from the US before they would ever be drafted. I knew nothing of army and war and guns. But my friends here in Israel? They had served in the army; why did they suffer so when their sons were drafted.

“We served so that they wouldn’t have to,” I’ve been told over and over again. They never believed, 20+ years later that their sons and daughters would have to sacrifice three years of their lives, that we’d still be at war.

You won’t hear that in the Arab world. Oh, they’ll tell you that they dream of peace because they know that is what you want to hear, but in Arabic, they will talk of a time when there will be no Jews in the entire Middle East, never mind no Jews in the Palestine they envision. Their religious leaders will whip them up to the glory of Allah and jihad. But still you would expect us to make peace with them?

Theirs is a culture built on a dream – a dream that they will own the world…my corner, John Kerry, and even yours. Theirs is a society that believes in a heaven earned by causing the deaths of others and so when their sons blow themselves up and kill those Jews, they celebrate. And yes, they celebrated on 9/11 when they killed your people just as they celebrated when we released their terrorists and killers in yet another attempt to appease them…and you.

If you don’t understand their ability to celebrate, I will confess that neither do I. I have seen the mothers hugging their sons in a video, made the night before they killed themselves…and the innocent men, women, and children, of their enemies who happened to be on that bus, in that mall, or asleep in their homes. It doesn’t matter to them if they kill a soldier, a man with a gun, a pregnant woman, or a helpless child. The more, the better, in their twisted interpretation of what their God wants. You don’t understand this and I can see where it is hard, given your western mentality. But not understanding it doesn’t give you the right to ignore it.

You won’t fail in your goal of ramming peace down our throats because of this, however. You will fail because, amazingly enough, you don’t even understand Israel. We are the easiest to get, the easiest, honestly. All you have to do is listen and see – but even that is beyond you.

Listen to our national anthem – it does not speak of war. It is called, “The Hope” and speaks of a dream of 2,000 years to be a free people. We value that – the ability to protect ourselves, to be free in the land of our forefathers. Even the most right wing among us would be willing to compromise for a real peace, a peace where our children and grandchildren could live without the fears we deal with daily. We do not interfere in how they raise their children; we are stupid enough to even fund some of their text books – all in our own misguided belief that we can make peace with those who do not yet want it.

You threaten us with economic sanctions, with international isolation. This is your latest blunder, and it is a big one. Israel is laughing at you this morning. Economic sanctions?

They gassed us, beat us, bombed us, burned us. They haunted us, hunted us, hated us through the centuries across many lands and through this land in the last several decades. They burned the synagogue where my grandmother was hiding; they gassed my great grandmother to death.

International isolation? They put us in ghettos, they exploded our buses and shot our babies in the head. They lynched my neighbor, attacked the buses on which my friends travel. They shot my daughter’s teacher (and his infant son) and ambushed and killed a colleague of mind.

We are fighting for our lives, John Kerry – no less today than we were in 1948. The ONLY difference is that through the greed and stupidity of the Arab nations, we are stronger than we ever were, not weaker. You will fail, John Kerry, because you are fool enough to think you can come here, wave your American flag, look at your watch and tell us you’d like to finish these peace negotiations by 5:00 p.m. because you have a date at the opera or a baseball game to go to.

For a long time now, the Arabs have fooled you. They’ll speak to you of peace over the coffee they serve you and then when you leave the room, they slap each other on the backs and laugh – another successful day at making the US look stupid.

Now, this time, we will have that in common with the Arabs; we are laughing at you too. Naftali Bennet has tried to explain it to you, “There has not yet been a nation that has given up its land due to economic threats, and nor will we. Only security will bring economic stability, not a terrorist state near Ben-Gurion Airport.”

Greater men have failed, John Kerry – and I promise you, until you know Israel and until you understand the Arabs, you don’t have a prayer of succeeding. Go watch the Superbowl, at least then, maybe you’ll have done something worthwhile."

Paula Stern