Sunday, February 28, 2010

34th Issue 03/01/10

Obama, Pelosi and Reid constantly scream about the rising costs of health care, yet won't even discuss the lousy lawyers that pay them all off (to continue the good times) then sue everyone everywhere for outrageous settlements! More each year. Does anyone with a tiny bit of common sense NOT see how that drives up the costs massively of everyday health care - for no good reason? Of course these huge sums awarded MUST come from somewhere! Someone MUST pay it! If the Doctor or Hospital pay off the lawsuits out of their own pockets even a fool knows they must charge their patients more to make up for it or go out of business. That is bad for everyone. Instead, they buy extremely expensive malpractice insurance to protect themselves. That cost results in the same thing, patients pay more. Plus, the Doctor does costly testing and surgeries because of this suing threat always being there. The ridiculous increase in paperwork this causes adds even more. If the patient's Insurance company pays the Doctor for now higher cost care, the Insurance company MUST then charge higher premiums or THEY go out of business. The point is, don't be naive. The Tooth Fairy isn't paying these asinine payouts for "suffering." We ALL are. Lawyers and judgments MUST be severely restrained by common sense CAPS. But Congress won't do it! Why? What does that say? THEY have great health care. Their TALK of containing OUR cost of care is just that - BS! They want their hands on the power and control of our lives this 1/6th of our economy provides. Trial Lawyers heavily pay both Parties in Congress to keep raping the system. None of them care what it's doing to America or fellow Americans. They are worse than crooks - they are maggots on both sides. Look at what these scummy lawyers are doing in, and to New York City - taking total advantage of the massive confusion, grief and outpouring of sympathy during and after the collapse of the twin towers! It is beyond disgusting but Congress does nothing - and the Media reports nothing. Congress set up the "September 11th Compensation Fund" in 2001 and Lawyers flew in from all over, like flies on rot (maggot like?). They've feasted ever since - to the tune of over $7 Billion so far. They have found thousands of ready "volunteers" - equally scummy claimants that weren't hurt, or even there, but criminally milking a vulnerable public in mourning and overwhelmed court system. Masses of cases to be heard. No one checking facts. Judges rushing cases throught the turnstiles and either don't care or don't have time. Besides, they are just lawyers in robes. There are countless cases of absurd fraud or embellishment. Even those real victims with legitimate claims get taken by the shyster lawyers. These are slam dunk cases when no one holding the taxpayer purse strings really cares how much is being divvyed up. But still, for a minute bit of lawyer "representation" or "work" the victions get only HALF the settlement. The other half goes to "the process." Of course, half of a huge pile of free money, especially if it was all fabricated ain't too bad - for just being a criminal Liar and Thief. It puts you right up there with big-time Lawyers and Congress members. How do you like the view - once you're used to the stench? Anyway, amidst all this feeding frenzy, economically hard-pressed NY City has spent over $200 Million defending itself for various perceived infractions like oxygen masks that didn't fit responders well enough. If there is hardship of any kind, anytime, anywhere, it is opportunity for blame and financial gain - someone must pay! All any trial lawyer asks for is a chance to perform, twist and contort facts and events in front of a gullible, compassionate jury. History shows they fare VERY well in these sick scenarios. They have no shame. No scruples. No restraints from their friends in Congress. Not even Media criticism. Tort Reform? I say they belong behind bars!

Obama wants Civil trials of terrorists, saying they are just doing what Bush did, citing The Shoe Bomber and many others were all Civil trials. What is not disclosed is that Bush tried, right after 9-11, to set up for Military Tribunals by Presidential Order. His authority was immediately challenged by Congress, blocked and litigated for years. The O.K. for tribunals out of the courts was not given until late 2006! That is why those previously were all Civil cases - there was no other choice until almost 2007! But you don't hear about THAT from the Media do you? Another LIE by omission. If the left-wing media portrays it as Bush CHOSE Civil over Military, and says it vigorously and repeatedly it becomes "fact" over time. It's still a damned lie but most of the country has bought into it. This is how they decieve, even change history to suit their needs. It is unreal, and why they must be watched constantly. Obama says if Bush can do it so can we. Bush didn't want to! And, our Attorney General, Eric Holder who wants Civil trials on all these detainees has a bunch of lawyers from his old law firm representing many of these jerks. I don't know who or what has gained here but he is awfully defensive about divulging their names. That lack of transparency usually hides something smelly.

When you sully your name I guess it is only natural to want to change it. Bernie Madoff, made off with $50 Billion of other people's money. HE is in prison now but common sense says he couldn't possibly have done all he did, alone. Several family members have now changed their names to Morgan, due to death threats and shame. ACORN, unlike the Madoffs, does the issuing of threats, and has no shame. However, a couple of months back I said ACORN, under many State investigations for election fraud and racketeering, would change their many names and fronts to disguise themselves and confuse those trying to keep an eye on them. They are dirty. They are bullies, and Obama's good "community organizer" friends. The New York ACORN chapter is now, New York Communities for Change. In California they are now ACCE (Alliance of Californians for Community Empowerment). In Massachusetts they're renamed, New England United for Justice. The addresses and people running them are much the same, as well as their dirty deeds, but by rebranding in many directions they confuse concerned people following the money trails - (donations and grants) all the way to the Democrat Congress and White House, who will now funnel goodly sums to these "new" organizations. Yes, keep them strong to promote only democrats, at taxpayer's (mostly republicans) expense. That's clever.

Now some tidbits to ponder. The Census cost $5 Billion 10 years ago. This time it will cost at least $15 Billion. That's a lot of money for a Gov't headcount and a huge increase that can't be justified by inflation or growth. It is unforgivable in the midst of a deep recession.

Scott Brown just made a big splash as a Republican taking over Ted Kennedy's Senate seat. Not known for much more than nude poses and his truck, he was considered a front-runner for the presidency in 2012 by a good many looking for a fresh new face. He quickly voted FOR Obama's Jobs Bill farce..... sigh...Same old, same old.

A recent National Poll said 6% of the Country believe Obama is doing a very good job - 7% believe Elvis is still alive.... Same people?

Another lie Obama told is how there would be NO "No-bid contracts" in his Presidency! In January I know he awarded a $25 Million Federal contract for work in Afghanistan to Checchi & Company Consulting. Coincidentally, a Democrat campaign contributor. No big deal? It is still a lie, and he made quite an issue of it (like NO Lobbyists) while campaigning to GET in office.

Remember when Harry Reid (Senate Majority) said his outrageous bit about those against his health care proposal? He said that those saying, slow down, stop, let's not go so fast - that's what they said when they resisted setting the Slaves free. Quite a stupid and inflamatory analogy. Now Harry is pushing urgency to get his Jobs Bill passed. He says unemployed men tend to beat their wives. If you exercise caution on health care - you're FOR Slavery. Reluctance on his Jobs Bill is condoning wife beatings! Way to go Harry. You sure know how to motivate voters.

That self-confessed Communist/Marxist Green Jobs Czar, Van Jones "dissappeared" in a hurry when his signature "appeared" on a document saying our Gov't was IN ON the 9-11 terrorism attacks. Former presidential candidate and Democratic National Committee Chairman, Howard Dean said Jones' resignation was "a loss for the Country." That says volumes about our "almost president," too. Obama's good friend, Jones said (on video tapes) that Bush was a "crack head" and Republicans were "a--holes." Now, in the news again he says, "We need more civility in politics." And, oh yes, the NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) just gave him one of their "image awards" and called him "A National Treasure." I beg to differ. He's just a damned loud outspoken communist racist like the Obama family's pastor of 20 years, Jeremiah Wright. Both extremely close to the White House. I must smile, knowing how the militant Van Jones likely feels about that old "Colored People" reference.

Details are now available on Canadian Premier, Danny Williams' trip to the U.S. for heart surgery. It's important to have a Canadian's perspective whose life is at risk. Williams said, "It was my heart, my choice and my health. I did not sign away my right to get the best possible health care when I entered politics." The 60 year old said a heart murmur was detected last spring due to heart valve leakage. Canadian Doctors said his problem was moderate, come back in 6 months for a check up. After 8 months he was told it was severe and needed immediate surgery or risk heart failure. He had 2 options in Canada, a full or partial stemotomy, both requiring breaking bones. And others would have accused him of jumping the line waiting list. The surgeon in Miami entered under his arm - no broken bones and he'll miss only 3 or 4 weeks work. Obama wants US to have Canada's or England's health care. At age 60 (Williams' age) they won't even allow you heart surgery in England. Of course those in, or retired from our Congress will get the best of everything while telling us to wait in line as our Cancer or condition worsens. It makes me want to slap that smug Pelosi's face! At least in Canada , even Premiers are supposed to get in line. If Congress had our health care, Social Security and Medicare I'll bet they would be humming a different tune - and get things fixed!

When Congress scurried home on Christmas Eve they pulled off another gem, again while everyone was distracted with the holidays. Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac had their $400 Billion Bailout cap quietly lifted to Unlimited, and to Infinity. Since their mortgage guarantees run into the Trillions of dollars it would seem a not so trivial sleight of hand. Needless to say, Obama now has huge control over half of all the housing market too, more of the power he craves, and by another deal done in the dark of night. Just a few years ago Franklin Raines, CEO of Fannie said, "It is private capital that is at risk, not the taxpayers... We do not recieve a nickel of federal money." Raines reign over Fannie Mae lasted about 5 years (1999-2004). He "retired" while being investigated for shifting losses in order to get huge bonuses. He absconded with $90 Million through overstated earnings in that short time, $20 Million in just 2003. Before CEO of Fannie he served Bill Clinton as Director of the U.S. Office of Management and Budget - it's all one big fraternity. And did you know that the many hundreds of Billions of debt and liability of Fannie and Freddie are not figured in as part of the deficit? They must have figured it would be too depressing for us - or too truthful for them.

Warren Meyer of Recreation Resource Management proves again Gov't failure to do anything efficiently. He runs (profitably) over 150 Parks nationwide. As a case in point in Arizona 15 State Parks are closing down by June (peak season), only 9 will remain open. Some are doubling fees from $10 to $20 to get by. Meyer offers to keep them open, same quality upkeep, amenities and rates charged, and will pay the State rent as well. If you're a tourist how would you like to find over half the Parks closed when you finally get to "Wally World?" He's not going to retain those high-paid State union workers but they are going to get laid-off anyway, and he is not hiring illegal aliens. If contracted States are happy and park visitors are happy - what's not to like? He's hiring people where obvious job losses are occuring and not disappointing tourists arriving at a closed Park - in decay. Keeping Parks open must be a big problem in nearly all the States in these times, pointing out Gov't inefficiency and fat payrolls compared to enterprising private business. But Congress could do it better, right? States must renegotiate labor contracts to a break-even point at least or shut Parks down to re-open under new management - privatized. Letting them sit idle and decay, unused would be stupid, wouldn't it? My bet's on stupid.

Now, I must apprise you once again, because it is so sinister and because of the general Media's complicity and progressive views. They won't tell you. It has to do with the indoctrination of our children and grandkids at very impressionable ages. First I must give you the connections. Multi-billionaire, George Soros wants to play a big role in the Socialism of America, where he and his political higher-ups can be all-powerful. I just told you how he does all he can to "influence" elections nationwide. He is closely connected to ACORN's conniving and thuggery through contributions from his "Tides Foundation." Soros also (through Tides) funded the video "The Story of Stuff" which depicts the United States as an army tank (un-nice), a capitalist bully and polluter. Over 600,000 copies are shown in classrooms all over the Nation. Surely you've seen all the videos on FOX News of sing-a-longs and chants in praise of Obama in grade schools. There is a good one of teenage boys in Khaki uniforms, military style, marching and chanting his name. These are deeply disturbing when you know all of it, and I think, deliberate brainwashing of our youth. But I must warn you of a transformation name change (again) of "Obama for America," while he was striving to become president. Once there, he immediately changed it to "Organizing for America," still (OFA) but it is purely perpetual permanent promotion of President Obama. The Messiah! He has a monstrous ego, is full of self-adulation and has a cold calculating well-organized machine aimed at elementary school, high school and college youths - wherever he has a captive audience and progressive "teachers" to simultaneously Hail Obama and change America's thinking on this whole Constitution thing. Obama's team (just like Al Gore) tells teenagers (at that rebellious stage and already suspect of their parent's intellect) that they know more, and must teach their parents what is new and learned in school. Al Gore was caught on tape saying as much. Now Juniors and Seniors in High School are being recruited (with forms to fill out) to join Obama's growing youth army and "change" America. Revealing questions are asked to separate the Prospects (progressives) from the Discards (conservatives, or Constitution lovers). Join, and you submit to 9 weeks of training (I call it more indoctrination). Obama provides a propaganda-spewing website for "believers" and those seeking more advanced training or higher positions. Volunteers are instructed how to overwhelm phone lines of politicians and push locally, support for democrats at the City, County and State levels. They now have Directors in all 50 States. At the National level they will push and pressure support for democrat congressional campaigns (just like ACORN) and push current Bills like health care - whatever their leader wants done. These Obama-Nation kids will have no compunction or feelings for old-folks' programs like Social Security or Medicare either - raid the funds and ration or deny care. They will be clones of the Master, subservient to his cause, which is (if you forgot) "the transforming of America." I ask you to consider this. If all of what I am telling you doesn't show a distinct pattern for deep concern or perceived by you as clear and present danger to our kids and our whole way of life I probably won't ever reach you. I am not an extremist, I am a realist who has seen. I started two years ago, saw some things that didn't gel, got inquisitive, then mistified why the general media seemed missing in action. I relied on the internet. I was even suspicious of FOX News then. The more information I found out and corroborated the more it expanded. I started out just wondering who this mystery man, Obama was. I had no ill feelings toward him. It just didn't feel right. The more connections I found out that he had with some very bad people the more I needed to know and the scarier it got. I felt an obligation to learn even more (all I could) and find a way to inform everyone to the best of my ability. If you know something is wrong, possibly a danger to others and do nothing, what does that make you? Yes, perhaps I'm paranoid but I would rather be percieved an extremist (I say, err on the side of caution) than just witness my Country's demise, without even an outcry of protest.

One American's View. Thanks for listening. Please tell others about my site, Phil Faustman

Saturday, February 20, 2010

33rd Issue 02/15/10

President Obama says he has to repeat himself a lot in D.C. because some seemingly just don't hear. Since his presidency he has given over 160 interviews plus 420 speeches and comments. Pres - you speak ad nauseam - we hear you - we don't like what we're hearing! It is YOU that doesn't hear or listen to the upset, irate majority. And, more word games he plays. He never talks about "Democrats" anymore. He talks about Republicans, but it's like there are no more Democrats or Liberals anymore. They are now "Progressive" friends. Hillary calls herself a proud "New Progressive" - admirer of Saul Alinsky. It's like, Liberal is out, Progressive is in - everybody re-adjust. Progressives had a powerful surge from 1900 - 1920 towards Socializing America, but they became so brash and bold they woke up, and scared the people - a lot like today (I pray). Progressives then went into hiding behind a new name - Liberals. They retreated, licked their wounds, regrouped and assail America again, today. They have now sullied the term Liberals so it's time to go back to their preferred "Progressives." Adults with harsh memories of that era are dead now so Progressives can be re-born. Nothing has changed but word game names - to throw us off their trail. Listen to our "leaders" with a "D" beside their names speak now of progressivism, not liberalism - trying to soften their image or seem less threatening, before voting in November, but the threat is still real.

Al Gore worshipers say all this snowfall is proof of Global Warming. Of course, if there was NO snow that would also be proof, wouldn't it? How can you lose if it's always. "Heads I win. tails you lose, the argument?" I can see and touch 5 feet of drifting snow or 8 straight years of recorded global cooling, but still Al says, "The debate is over!" I'm a simple man, Al - but not a simpleton. Are you going to make lots of money from this sales job, as you jet all over, speaking - away from your well-lit mansion? Is Obama really going to commit us all to hundreds of Billions more borrowed debt on this nonsense? Only an idiot, or a liar with a plan would say the debate is over in the face of just this evidence. And it was a lot warmer in the days of King Arthur than it is now, and then it got a lot colder, and warmer and colder since. It is at least, debatable, and cause for pause. During this "Great Recession" this spending would be insane! The debate could go on 100 years and never prove a thing. The People that will PAY for it are 85% opposed to Cap & Trade. That is all that matters! Quit telling us to shut up - you know best.

I despise crooked and manipulative swindlers on Wall Street. Even worse are elected representatives "on the take" in collusion with and profiting from the corruption on Wall Street. I believe the SEC (Security Exchange Commission) is rife with dirt-bags and needs a total fumigation (much like all incumbents in Congress). Bemie Madoff and friends bilked people out of $50 Billion for 20-30 years before he was "caught." To stand out as the one lone individual with astounding "so-called" profits year after year without scrutiny by the SEC is too much to ignore. Now you have financier R.A. Stanford (and friends) and his off-shore bank in Antigua charged with swindling about $8 Billion from people in HIS Ponzi scheme, and even laundering drug money. But the SEC got into it only after a couple of bilked clients filed lawsuits against him. He operated with abandon for well over 10 years and gave over $7 Million to campaigns and lobbyists. Idle curiosity by the SEC or complaints from peers (not doing nearly so well and envious) would suggest someone would have looked into Madoff's methods in 20+ years. I contend they did, and were probably paid well to look the other way. The only other possibilities are unbelievable laziness and stupidity, overseeing all this at taxpayer expense. I for one, don't buy into that theory. These thieves heading up Ponzi schemes pay the "police" just like dope-peddlers on the street. You can always "follow the money" and this is huge sums of money on the world's biggest "street." How many more Ponzis are going on right now under the "watchful" noses of our SEC? Congress won't clean out the rats in the SEC because many rats in Congress are in on it - feasting on the same cheese. A thorough cleaning house must be done. No Congressional investigation - that would be ludicrous! It would have to be an Inspector General (I.G.) with totally free-rein, but that won't happen any more than an investigation of ACORN. They aren't seriously going to allow investigation of themselves. There are those who would say this casts aspersions on Capitalism. That is not true. This is simply crooks being crooks. For this, no one should be admonished, suspended or fired. They should be tried and imprisoned! Anything less is a joke, and will accomplish nothing. But consider the recent revelations by an I.G. investigating the SEC. The I.G. was investigating the use of Gov't computers hitting on pornographic sites during "working hours." He found a lot of that. They had 1700 hits in 14 days by just one offender - over 100 hits per day. It would be hard for the SEC to find Ponzi schemes with that effort. It seems we might have too many agents with lofty salaries and too much time on their hands. That I.G. wouldn't even divulge their names. He said it would publicly embarrass them. Darn. I suppose introducing them to the 8 Million out-of-work pool is out?

Obama was against "The Surge" - which turned the Iraq War around . He and Biden said it wouldn't work. They repeatedly spoke and fought against it, then blasted Bush for doing it anyway. Now Joe says Iraq will go down as "one of the great achievements of THIS administration." Bush did it - they were totally against it. Now, they take all the credit - re-writing history that's less than 3 years old! Super-egos must be stroked constantly. In this vein, Charles Rangel said (about Bush) in 2007, "This nation must come to grips with the repercussions of recent fiscal irresponsibility." Harry Reid said (again about Bush) in 2006, "When it comes to deficits, this president owns all the records. The three largest deficits in our nation's history have all come under this administration's watch." Nancy Pelosi (2007), "After years of historical deficits, this 110th Congress will commit itself to a higher standard: Pay-as-you-go, no new deficit spending. Our new America will provide unlimited opportunity for future generations, no burdening them with mountains of debt." And she said with democrats in charge she, "would return Washington to fiscal responsibility and cut earmark spending in half." Wow, what's not to like? As "Speaker" she jumped that bad deficit of $161 Billion in '07 to $459 Billion in '08 - then to $1.8 Trillion in '09! Gosh, that's not what she promised (to much applause). How much is $1.8 Trillion in terms we can relate to? Lebron James of the Cleveland Cavaliers makes $40 Million a year. He plays basketball for 45 thousand years to match it!

In 1964 there was "The War on Poverty." In 1968, 13% of the population was below the poverty level. It was also 13% in 1980 - after spending over 400% more over those 12 years to eradicate poverty. What did we learn?

Not only do 40% of all American households pay absolutely NO income tax TO the Gov't they get paid cash from the Gov't, and get full use of benefits in all that Gov't provides - police, fire, parks, national defense, etc. I read somewhere that, "A system that robs Peter to pay Paul, can always count on Paul's support. But if Peter ever gets sick of being robbed and leaves, the whole scam falls apart." At least that works on a State level - ask California and New Jersey why Texas is getting bigger. Obama likes to quote Abe Lincoln as a democrat. Lincoln was a republican. Why not quote this? Lincoln said, "You cannot help the Poor by destroying the Rich. You cannot strengthen the Weak by weakening the Strong. You cannot bring about Prosperity by discouraging Thrift. You cannot lift the wage Earner up by pulling the wage Payer down." A very wise man!

China poisons our kids with lead in toys, and our pets with pet food. They constantly spy and try to steal our technology or crash our computers. They side with Iran, veto sanctions. They are not our friends! We are in debt to them, big time They are already threatening us, to do this or that, or they will call in our IOUs. Shame on us.

The Social Security retiring rate jumped 20% last year. A Bill is now being considered that will allow anyone in the workforce to retire at age 60 instead of 62. There will be a 6 month open window for voluntary retirement into S.S.. Given the plight of the economy and S.S., I don't know if that is a window you climb into, or jump out of. Their "reasoning" is that it will "create" a million job openings as everyone moves up a notch to fill the new vacancies. What fine minds we have in D.C.. They say it will cost just $15 Billion of the returned TARP funds to do this. It isn't done yet, but there is so much flawed "reasoning" in this I don't know where to start.

Michelle Obama, on an ABC interview was asked if she was aware that some might consider it wrong for Gov't to dictate what kids must be fed in schools. She smiled and said, oh yes, they have every right to be concerned, they should be concerned, it is natural. She also went right on saying, in effect, they would first send information to all the parents explaining what the Gov't was going to do and why it is so necessary for overall good health. Do you see it coming? Just like her husband. Smile, nod, acknowledge the fear or concern, soothe and assure that everything is going to be fine - Big Gov't is here to take care of you, and yours. You have enough to worry about, making a living, paying taxes, etc.. Of course, they don't have to explain to, or soothe the 50% already dependent upon Gov't. They'll just do what they're told. We will join that group later - according to plan.

Deputy National Security Advisor, John Brennan, said that a 20% recidivism rate of released Gitmo prisoners fighting us again, "isn't that bad" when compared to American prisons. So, I guess that 1 out of 5 returning to kill our soldiers is O.K. with him. If we are going to play odds and percentages maybe we should shoot 4 out of every 5 prisoners taken and better the odds on the one released NOT returning to bomb or shoot our young and bravest. Look at it from a soldier's viewpoint who has already dodged the bullets once - necessarily. This time, your own people (probably never shot at) are doing you in, and saying "20% returning to the battlefield isn't that bad." Is 30% or 40%) acceptable? And, Brennan said critics of this administration are aiding Al Oaeda! Since a great majority of Americans are critical of closing Gitmo and his softness on terrorism, that must mean us.

I hate the attitude of big fat Banks that deal on Wall Street speculation. They know they can wheel and deal with our cash and their D.C. connections. It's totally, if I win it's mine - if I lose, taxpayers pay! I'm too big to fail. Let me illustrate Gov't Cronyism, Corruption and Theft in a nutshell. The FDIC closed California's Indymac Bank in July, 2008. Their assets were sold to Investors and it was re-named One West Bank in March, 2009. One owner of One West Bank is Steven Mnuchin, a 17 year vice-pres of Goldman Sachs (huge Wall Street Bank). Goldman has historically placed dozens of CEOs throughout the Gov't - Fed. Reserve, FDIC, US Treasury, advisors and key positions - everywhere. The other owners are billionaires John Paulson and Michael Dell (computers) and dirty multi-billionaire George Soros - frequent White House visitor and Obama's good friend. Are these united billionaires with connections, making money? You betcha. All of Indymac's lst Mortgages were sold to West One at 70% of value. To enhance the sale the FDIC agreed to cover 8O-95% of losses due to short sales or foreclosures. All "loss" calculations are based on the original loan balance, not the 70% value West One paid. Example: A $478,000 Mtg X 70% = $334.600. If One West quickly short-sells that mtg to a buyer for $241.000 (probably a good friend) you take the original mtg of $470,000 + $7000 (missed payments) = $485,000, minus $241,000 = $244,000 (paper loss). The sweet deal to One West is, the FDIC writes them a check (from taxpayers) for 80% of the "loss" or $195.200. Add this to the $241.000 sale and One West just made $436,200 on a mtg they just bought for $334,600 and dumped at 50%! They net $101,600 (over 30% profit) screwing the taxpayers on just one quick-sale mtg at a terrible loss - ours! How many mtgs are in their 33 branches? How many millions do they gain and we lose? Last December, just before Christmas, the same group bought First Federal Bank (with 39 branches) on the same sweet deal from the FDIC. So yes, you know these billionaires are making seriously good money, raping taxpayers and little people, with not one ounce of conscience, and with the Gov't's full cooperation. People say they can't get mortgage modifications. Now you know why. Neither the FDIC, Obama or certainly George Soros cares about the common man and modifying mortgages in hard nines to save their homes. That's just lies - lip service. there is much big money to be made, and favors to reward! The sooner you throw in the towel, the sooner they can dump your home for Gov't cash. It's like, "Shut up, deadbeat, and move on." But this is not Capitalism. Honest Capitalism is the answer - what will eventually get America straightened out. These scum are nothing but common Liars, Thieves and Crooks - in elected offices, deserving long prison terms. Get mad as hell, even if your home is secure! Get mad for others being wronged. Vote! Drag or goad others to the polls. Make one hell of a statement! Throw everyone OUT that is in - as soon as possible! Curse the Media for not exposing any ot this! Un-subscribe from any inane propaganda (media) that you are actually supporting - how dumb is that? Maybe they'll wake up and someday speak for us!

One American's View. Thanks for listening. Please tell others about my website, Phil Faustman

Thursday, February 4, 2010

32nd Issue 02/01/10

I told you last issue that Obama had lots of lobbyists in his administration. There are at least 12 in top spots - some overseeing areas they lobbied for, in spite of the fact he swore in his campaign he would have none - but those were lies to get elected. In front of the world (State of the Union address) he lied outright that HE doesn’t appoint lobbyists. Has anyone ever had more? How blatant does a lie and a liar have to be, to be acknowledged by the press as at least disingenuous (they like that word)? How “in your face” or how many videos does it take to be called a stinking lie? If Bush had done one particle of the same, he would have been shot dead in the Media. Obama now talks about drilling offshore in the same breath he talks (in total contradiction) about Cap & Trade! I mean, we’re going to let them drill, and then penalize them for pumping? What asinine reasoning is that? Or, how stupid does he really think we all are? He said, “for the first time in history” his administration posts white house visitors online (his transparency B.S.). He omits that he was forced to by the Freedom of Information Act. But, his unbelievable arrogance and condescension come from his belief that he can just smile, give a good speech loaded with lies and ambiguities and all the dummies will soak it up like a sponge. With never criticism from the Press, he has grown fearless - I think dangerous. The complicit lap-dog media is treacherous - if not treasonous - in their malfeasance. Of course a lot of us don’t buy into his malarkey, but far too many do, and it is them to whom he smiles and speaks.

You know how Obama loves plays on words, or word games. Great persuaders will change a word or phrase, if now deemed offensive or with negative connotations - especially if they made it so. They will disguise it or soften it but it changes nothing in their intent. As I have said,“Just skinning the cat (you and me) another way.” “Stimulus II” leaves a bad taste because “Stimulus I” was such a dismal failure in creating jobs. They're thinking, people really want jobs and we want them to think we do too (a year later) so let’s call it a “Jobs Bill.” It will still be just round 2 of shoveling it out to the States (who haven’t really cut back on spending) to “save” those Gov’t & Union jobs, still with their hands out, and give them decent raises like last year. They will still have their hands out next year. What will we call it then?

Ah yes, Stimulus. "Serious Materials" was a small unknown window-making company in California until last year. President Obama and V.P. Biden began praising and promoting it as the “poster child” for green jobs and economic recovery. Their windows are hardly better at energy savings than their competitors but they certainly have two high- profile pitchmen. Assistant Secretary of Energy, Cathy Zoi, is overseer of billions in weatherization stimulus funds ($1500 tax credits) for efficient windows. She is also married to Robin Roy, a top executive of Serious Materials. The two have 120,000 stock options in this company that now can’t keep up with Gov’t demand in an otherwise languid industry. Obama himself gave a 22 minute press release in advertising before assigning Serious Materials nice fat contracts. Like in banking, this Gov’t picks winners and losers - can make you or break you - and will, at the wave of a mighty hand. You and I should have stock in Serious Materials since it has jumped from small and unknown to opening a new plant in Pittsburgh and another (just bankrupted) in Obama’s own Chicago. All this happening in a matter of months. Gotta love Obama’s form of capitalism - coupled with nepotism and huge Gov’t contracts. Even when he creates a few jobs it smells to high-heaven! And I wonder where these suddenly successful small businessmen are getting all that venture capital for rapid expansion since banks aren’t lending it out? Maybe a special bank exception. Maybe personal private lenders, pretty certain of guaranteed success and high profits.

Isn’t it revolting to see all these T-shirts and songs honoring some of the worst murderous animals the world has come to know? How is it that black rap singers don’t know Cuba’s Che Guevara and the Castro brothers were and are racists. Che said, “The Blacks, those magnificent examples of the African race who have conserved their racial purity by a lack of affinity with washing, have seen their patch invaded by a different kind of slave: The Portuguese.... The Black is indolent (lazy) and fanciful, he spends his money on frivolity and drink.” Go ahead and put that to music rappers! Che put 14,000 Cubans before his firing squads. He enjoyed it so much he smiled and eagerly participated in them they say. That butcher, Mao Tse Tung murdered at least 70 million of his people, yet the Obama’s White House Christmas (or was it a holiday tree?) had a decorative ball on it of Mao’s face. How revealing, and totally nauseating!

The nation’s Unions negotiated big tax-exempt “Cadillac” health care plans for their members. Unions contributed hugely to Obama’s campaign on his promise to do two things. One, not tax them with a 40% excise tax on excess over a national average “Chevy-type” plan. These luxurious tax-evasive plans, enjoyed for so long by members and retirees were about to bankrupt the Unions. The 2nd thing wanted was for Gov’t to eventually take over all of their health care at taxpayer expense (Public option or Single-payer). Obama, Pelosi and Reid are now paying off Andy Stern’s SEIU and other Unions the best they can for now, with a 5 year tax exemption on their Cadillac plans Non-Union plans will pay that 40% excise tax right now! And if you think unions will pay it after 5 years you are naive. That statement was just to make it less repugnant and easier to sell to us. It will quietly be forgotten before 5 yrs - or taxpayers (Gov’t) will be paying it all. It is sinister and sickening, all the back-room deals, bribery and exemptions for a certain few to get a stinking outrageous Bill rammed down our throats! Oh, the contempt this progressive bunch has for the electorate, those audacious stupid people who would question them - the elite, and their grand plans. You can really see it on Pelosi’s taut face. She says, if the gate is closed she will pole-vault over or parachute in. Gotta smile at that picture.

In all this absurdity, to retain sanity you must keep your sense of humor. We give out hundreds of thousands of taxpayer dollars to organizations to help them. Many of them use those grants or donations to hire lobbyists to solicit even more money from Congress. In this twisted world of irony, greed and illogic, it becomes so ridiculous you simply must smile and shake your head. But there are 35,000 Lobbyists ingratiating themselves with legislators, better than a 60:1 ratio! With all that partying and good times, how do they get any sleep?

What did you think of the actor, Danny Glover's inane comments on the earthquake in Haiti being caused by Global Warming, and America's bad-guy role in it? A fine actor - not a bit of brain in his little head. Another Hollywood progressisive with a microphone and blind fan base!

Our richest 1% pay over 40% of all income tax taken in to run the Country. The next 9% pay about 35%. The next 40% pay 22%. That brings us to 50% of the Nation's earners paying over 97% of all the taxes collected! The other 50% pay only 3% and mostly bitch about the rich!

I thing it is outrageous that our Commander-in-Chief gave another photographed "crotch salute" at Fort Hood as the Color Guard for those dead soldiers went by. Everyone again, either saluting or hand over heart except him. Once again he has both hands over his genitals. Remember when he said injured and amputated soldiers should do the patriotic thing and pay for their injuries themselves in order to save the Gov't the expense in these hard times? It was so loathsome and revealing I will quote him again, "Nobody made these guys go to war. They had to have known and accepted the risks. Now they whine about bearing the costs of their choice? It doesn't compute. I thought these were people who were proud to sacrifice for their Country. I wasn't asking for blood, just money. With the Country facing the worst financial crisis in its history, I'd have thought that the patriotic thing to do would be to help the Nations's deficit. I underestimated the selfishness of some of my fellow Americans." I ask you, how sick is that? Especially with all the "pork" HE, Pelosi and Reid dish out! And how much blood has HE given?

From April `08 to April `09 the private sector (those that pay income taxes - maybe) lost 5.4 Million jobs, while new Gov’t jobs that are paid entirely from taxes rose by 162,000. So from that, 5.4 million are being paid unemployment comp by Gov’t for not working, and an additional 162,000 now are well-paid by Gov’t for working. Where does the money come from? The 162,000 Gov’t jobs? Don’t think so. Tell me again how we will get this Gov’t spending out of the red other than by first putting people back to work and contributing to the tax base instead of drawing money from the taxation of “others.” When I say others, whom might that be? Remember, nearly 50% of all Americans already live entirely off the Gov’t or are not being taxed one cent. Income taxes taken out of a paycheck but given back as a refund later does not count as being part of the solution. In all honesty, that person is part of the problem. So let’s get back to all those now without jobs but still having the pride to go to work IF they could find jobs. The solution starts right here, jobs in the private sector - no more Gov’t jobs! The vast majority of these jobs come from semi-rich small-business people. Never forget the axiom, “Wealth must be created - before it can be shared.” That should be required reading 10 times a day for all progressives. And everyone can’t get IN the wagon - somebody has to pull or push. What can Gov’t possibly do to stimulate or encourage small-business people to expand and hire? Simple. Nothing! Create stability and get the hell out of the way. Uncertainty of what Gov’t is going to do and its ramifications is what prevents aggressive growth. Are you going to risk all you have, put it on the line if Gov’t is going to take half, or force you to pay exorbitant wages or benefits you can’t afford? That must be between you and your employees. Gov’t in today’s mess, however, could encourage banks to lend working capital by guaranteeing or co-signing small-business notes. A payroll tax moratorium for six months at the same time (super leaving them alone) could be an added shot in the arm. Those two would create jobs overnight. Then, wages will buy goods, which brings others back to work to restock the shelves with goods. People going back to work can now pay taxes. It is ridiculously simple and just common sense when naturally assuming Gov’t wants to create private sector jobs. Bad assumption! Obama and his cohorts want Gov’t dependency! Once you see that - it becomes pathetically comical watching all the talk-show pundits (hosts and guests) argue back and forth on what the various participants in Gov’t should do - the proper course of action to right the ship of State, let’s say. If that is the premise for debate, all discussions or arguments become moot and irrelevant, when it is realized that the real intent is to sink the ship! That’s why nothing makes sense to true Americans!

When you study the Bill of Rights (first 10 Amendments) of our Constitution I want you to read deeply into the intent. Consider the deliberate word selections or language, the times. There isn’t going to be any quiz on which right was which number, or can you recite them in order? Know well, all those of greatest importance to you or presently under attack in the news. WE must now carry on in the absence of our Founders - carry the torch, if you will. We must resolutely fight anyone in (or faction of) the Federal Gov’t trying to usurp any Citizen’s rights or force any State to capitulate through bribery or blackmail. When you give money or promises (enticements) to politicians or States to acquiesce, that is bribery. When you threaten to withhold that which other politicians or States obtain, unless concessions or demands are met, that is blackmail. Bribery and blackmail in Gov’t, by Gov’t, used to coerce, is tyranny! We the People must more quickly see these threats to our rights coming, meet them at the door and stomp heavily, every foot they think they have gotten in! We have been derelict in our duty to preserve and protect Our Rights for too long. Apathy gives power-seeking people the perception that no one cares, or not enough to prevent them from seizing all they can until their hands are slapped. The more we will permit - the more we will endure.

This recession has consequences not foreseen in a normal economy. With now, over 8 million jobs lost comes lost income taxes for the general fund, but also no social security withholding, meaning in 2009 there was $675 billion spent, but only $655 billion coming in, or a $20 billion shortfall. We are in the hole 10 years ahead of a dismal schedule and “baby boomers” are ceasing to put in - retiring - now taking out. Think of this scenario with 10 more years of retirees. No one is discussing this accelerating disaster. And these are the intended “victims” of health care cuts and rationing by Obama’s panels. But this is also the most knowledgeable and actively voting segment of society! Things will get interesting in November.

The KSM (9-11 mastermind) trial was idiotically planned for Manhattan. They’ve now seen the stupidity of trying to secure and snarl most of New York City for 4 or 5 years but not the stupidity of not using a tribunal at Gitmo. Only in America can we take a confessed terrorist butcher of thousands, who wants to die a martyr, and spend a Billion dollars defending him - as we make asses of ourselves in a circus trial, expose classified techniques to our enemy and fan the flames of radical nuts! Now we have a line forming of cities who want the trial, publicity - and $200 million allocated per year. Unbelievable!

Osama Bin Laden purportedly (in world opinion) is at war with the U.S. but 98.5% of all those he and his Muslim fanatics kill, are fellow Muslims. Why aren’t we hammering this point in the media worldwide? Scream in Muslim ears over there this fact, and pit one against the other! We could oversee and assist - and bring some people home.

You know how important each Senate seat is to keep progressives from barely passing horrible bills. Al Franken got in by 225 votes in Minnesota. He had a 49 vote advantage turn into 225 when 950 “absentee” votes were “found” on recount. Polls showed he only had a 34% approval rating but those “found” votes were overwhelmingly for him. And ACORN dug up 43,000 newly registered voters while, ironically, 2,800 deceased reportedly voted! How many were dead democrats, I wonder? Minnesota’s Secretary of State, Mark Ritchie, had skuzzy ACORN’S support in his own election 2 years earlier. Ritchie is also a favorite of dirty billionaire George Soros and his pet Secretary of State Project (SOS). The Project installs partisans in key State positions that can “influence” election outcomes. Does all this sound a bit suspect? Soros paid for Franken’s recount demand. Ritchie oversaw the recount. "Influenced?" Amazingly, Coleman lost a lead of 775 votes on election day. ACORN is being investigated in voter registration fraud in over a dozen states, but not in Minnesota. Does Soros have “influence” in other States not complaining? Ex-Governor Blagojevich of Illinois appointed democrat Roland Burris to replace Obama’s seat in a shady deal. Franken and Burris make a big voting difference in the Senate!
This is how scum like ACORN and Soros rig elections right before our eyes and an uncaring Media. This in turn, gets bad progressive Bills barely passed against The People's wishes.

Time Magazine is one of the worst offenders of printing what they consider is newsworthy. They will decide IF you read about something at all, and you will get only what they decide you need to know - and their version of it. Then they will charge you for the privilege. Joe Klein (of Time) thinks we (the people) are morons because over 70% think the stimulus money was wasted. Klein said, “On second thought they might be right: It’s been wasted on them.” He said $288 billion is tax relief for 95% of America.” Are you feeling stimulated? He said, $275 billion went to States, “This is why your child’s teacher wasn’t laid off...and why the fire station has remained open, and why you’re not paying even higher state and local taxes.” He went on to say, “There have been very few documented cases of waste so far.” I know that you know, that’s ridiculous. And, Kline said, “This is yet further evidence that Americans are flagrantly ill-informed... and for those watching FOX News, misinformed.” Don’t you like being talked down to by the progressive elites? Time Magazine showed their annual 2009 Year in Pictures without one picture of a Tea Party, hundreds of thousands marching on D.C., or Town Hall meeting. Gee, they missed all that?

One American’s View. Thanks for listening. Please tell others about my website. Phil Faustman