Obama, unconcerned with consequences, suspended all drilling in the Gulf for 6 months based (he says) on the advice of 7 experts. Those experts said, whoa, we didn't say that. This is such a common occurrence in the Obamaworld of facts, figures and quotes. He has yet to say one word TO the head of BP that he castigates daily, after nearly 2 months. Not even to ask what their plan of attack might be, or what should WE do? Isn't that odd for a potential crisis of this magnitude? He'll talk to Iran who wants all Jews annihilated but not to evil BP. Obama didn't feel any need to call an emergency meeting (worldwide) of experts on oil spills, or call in all beneficial equipment and experienced personnel, for advice and/or aid. Why? I think he wants another "crisis" to make media hay out of, and get sentimental public support to shut down a big chunk of our oil (and the 20,000 jobs that go with it) and to ready us for his Cap & Trade crap. His all-powerful EPA wouldn't even allow sand to be dumped on the beaches as a seawall of sorts (to prevent oil seepage into the marsh-lands) because of possible environmental effects. What in hell effect will the OIL have? And Obama keeps saying, "I'm responsible" while he's blaming everybody else in the same breath. He says cutely, "Do you want me to suck it up with a straw?" No - WE know YOU don't know squat! Get the hell out of the way of those that DO - and CARE! And these off-shore suspended rigs will now go elsewhere, taking all those jobs with them - and they wont be back after 6 months. I told you about him seizing 13 million acres - to declare it all as National Monuments. That means no drilling or jobs in these oil-rich areas as well. It all ties together (cunning & devious) in getting his will, done. Subtle takeovers are still takeovers. Dutch ships, expert at oil skimming were offered 3 days after the mishap. 13 countries offered skimming ships and were turned away! Why? Now he demands BP to speed it up! All that has happened is beyond doing nothing. This is presidential criminal negligence that will be felt for a very long time. The vast majority of Louisiana still wants the off-shore oil continued, too bad - the big O doesn't. Again, he can't possibly be this indecisive and inept - it is deliberate to create a crisis! Supposedly, a Waiver of the Jones Act of 1920 needs to be given to allow foreign ships to come in and do it. What's important to note here is, the White House says the Coast Guard hasn't granted that waiver, and the Guard says they're for it but the W.H. hasn't given them the needed authority. Each says it's the other's responsibility or fault for cripes sake! So nothing gets done. Or could it be because Unions (that Obama loves) hate "Jones Act" waivers. Historically, they have seen them as a threat to their jobs. If this is ineptness at the wheel it's an indicator of ability. In all he has seized to control, it doesn't bode well for health care, etc.! Obama also blew-off a Gulf Memorial Service, to attend Barbara Boxer's fundraiser - touching sentiment. He knows his priorities - so do we.
I don't know how you feel about that crotchety old reporter, Helen Thomas who just "retired" after blurting out (when asked what the Israelis should do), "Get the hell out of Palestine!" Oops. But she should be encouraged by the response to her response by Hezbollah (that terrorist bunch) that said, "Helen Thomas' answer shows... a courageous, bold, honest and free opinion which expressess what people across the globe believe: that Israel is a racist state of murderers and thugs." Who was it that said, "If Palestine laid down its weapons - there would be no more War. If Israel laid down its weapons - there would be no more Israel!"
Oh, the irony. Senator Reid is asking for more money to finance (of all things) the Deficit Reduction Commission. It's like a cruel joke. We're paying these clowns to find ways to CUT spending and THEY go over budget! Add this, the White House is asking all Gov't agencies to find areas within them, where they can cut spending 5% (a paltry 5%). Their reward for doing good is - they can spend HALF of what they save! You can't make this stuff up. Are our leaders idiots, or are they just assuming that WE are? Speaking of half, $10 of wages today buys $5 of the same goods in 1990 - before Cap & TAX! Are you making twice as much now? How about Pelosi telling artists and such to quit their jobs and pursue their dreams - now that she has them covered with health care?
Our "brilliant" president doesn't have a clue - to pretty much anything. He has never run or managed anything. Neither has anyone on his hand-picked staff. Every time a challenge (or terror act) hits him he goes into silence (which the media interprets as thought). When finally called out (sometimes by his own party) to do or say something - stop being "cool" or pensive, get emotional, show concern or anger, he follows like a parrot or puppet. Obama is a charismatic campaigner - a BS artist. He has no substance, experience or knowledge. He can't even speak well without rehearsed lines or a teleprompter.
Our Constitution called for 2 Senators to represent each State and to be "appointed" by each State's Legislature. That was to keep State Sovereignty high in importance. You had better act in your State's best interest, and not knuckle under to the Federal Gov't. or the influence of those outside your State's borders - or else. But of course, wiser meddling men knew better than our Founders, rammed the 17th Amend through and screwed everything up. Now Senators are voted in and bought by the highest bidders, to do their bidding. We are corrupt, wasteful and up to our butts in debt, with half the Nation living off the other half and screaming for more. That one maneuver virtually changed us from a unique vibrant Republic to a languishing mediocre Democracy overnight. Back then, States (like capitalism) had to compete for your tax dollar and please you, or lose you or your business to another. That choice is pretty much all gone now as the Nation is taxing individuals and businesses right out of the country! Once, we chose between States. Now it is between countries. Or do we TAKE this one back and repeal that lousy 17th Amendment? Today, a disclaimer comes with purchased copies of our Constitution, explaining that this was written long ago and does not necessarily express the views of today. Can you believe it? Are these left-coast publishers? Next, they will say it was just the ramblings of a bunch of foolish old men long ago!
I bring to you a letter I agree with from Professor I.S. Wichman of Mich State Univ. He protested a Muslim Students Assoc protest of Danish cartoons that portrayed the Prophet Muhammad as a terrorist. The group said the cartoons were "hate speech." Prof Wichman wrote: "Dear Muslim Assoc, I intend to protest your protest. I am offended not by cartoons, but by more mundane things like beheadings of civilians, cowardly attacks on public buildings, suicide murders, murders of Catholic Priests (the latest in Turkey) burnings of Christian churches, the continued persecution of Coptic Christians in Egypt, the imposition of Sharia-law on non-Muslims, the rapes of Scandinavian girls and women (called 'whores' in your culture), the murder of film directors in Holland, and the rioting and looting in Paris, France. This is what offends me, a soft-spoken person and academic, and many, many of my colleagues. I counsel you dissatisfied, aggressive, brutal, and uncivilized slave-trading Muslims to be very aware of this as you proceed with your infantile 'protests.' If you do not like the values of the West - see the 1st Amend - you are free to leave. I hope for God's sake that most of you choose that option. Please return to your ancestral homelands and build them up yourselves instead of troubling Americans. Cordially, I.S. Wichman."
John Q. Adams said, "Posterity: you will never know how much it has cost my generation to preserve your freedom. I hope you will make good use of it." Did you know that when Obama officially became president, as soon as March '09 he attacked our Right to bear arms? Quietly, no media attention of course. Georgia Arms (5th largest ammo manufacturer) was notified that their customary 30,000# of used military brass could no longer be purchased from the Dept of Defense (DOD) for reloading. It would now all be shredded (gov't expense) and sold to China for far less than American buyers were already paying, and this would cause the loss of half the jobs at Georgia Arms, alone. The DOD even recalled purchases of brass already sold, so they could shred it and sell it to China, at a loss! They don't need to pass a Bill banning our guns through Congress if they can dry-up all the ammunition. And there can be absolutely no other interpretation of this brazen action. It was a blatant immediate move to shut our guns down. Don't ever forget that! Did the media tell you this? No, the Internet did! Vigilant readers got so angry that thousands of e-mail protests hit the DOD and halted Obama's directive. This is the Internet that Obama wants to shut down (regulate through the FCC). As he said, "Too much information is not helpful." Helpful to whom?! So we thwarted him this time, but he and Hillary wont quit. They are coming after lots of our Rights! Jefferson once said, "The tree of Liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants." All patriots are being called out - a call to arms, if you will. Find the nearest "Tea-Party" or "9-12er" meeting places in or near your town and let's show them what the original "community organizing" was all about. Become active, informed - your Country is calling and desperately needs every one of you. If you think this is corny I say you're the delusional one. Ignorance and apathy must end! It is our turn to act - our duty! We'll do it peacefully, but we'll damned-well do it! They are well-organized, determined and (I fear) ruthless - and already powerfully positioned, with a 90% complicit media. The British had all the advantages too, so what? We're the real Americans. Don't underestimate us! But that damned media. When Hugo Chavez took over Venezuela (the first time) he was ousted by media broadcasts rallying the people. Chavez is admired by Obama and his marxist czars - why? When Chavez regrouped and returned the 2nd time (successfully) he said he now knew to take out and take over the media immediately - which he did. Obama already has the media working for him - voluntarily. That is what is so scary and makes the threat so real!
In 2010 the U.S. Gov't is projected to issue almost as much new debt as all the rest of the world gov'ts combined! Much of what now follows is the gist of Glenn Beck's show of June 10th. It was a powerful and revealing show that was unsettling but I totally agree with. There will undoubtably be those that believe we are being melo-dramatic and this couldn't possibly be happening in America. Well those nay-sayers are wrong and if they don't at least consider - what if it IS true - they (or we) are doomed. I've told you in past issues about Obama's lying about knowing Bill Ayers, the terrorist bomber and co-founder of the Weather Underground back in the 60's. They had many common ventures together and Ayers never even went to prison. He teaches our kids in college today and writes coloring books with storylines for our youngest, and is still un-repentent. He says they didn't do enough back then. Today, Van Jones (I've told you how bad this self-proclaimed communist and good friend of Obama's is) openly carries the baton that Ayers once did and handed off. Jones founded STORM (Standing Together to Organize a Revolutionary Movement). Beck showed STORM'S working manual "Reclaiming Revolution." It teaches how to enact communist policies through use of militant street action. Jones says, "As leaders in this fight for liberation we should be role models of fearlessness before the State and the Oppressor." Jones, and his close friends (Ayers & Obama?) think of America as "The Oppressor!" Do you? Oppress (dictionary) - "To crush by abuse of power or authority, cruel exercise of power." America?! These people are nuts! Jones goes on, "STORM members brought in experience in militant street tactics, revolutionary agitation and coalition building. We believed we needed to help lay the groundwork for an advance guard organization to emerge as a future more powerful form of revolutionary political organization. Such would help militants to develop as revolutionaries." It is THEIR intent to "crush" - US! They're getting bolder - openly saying such absurd things more often. When Valerie Jarrett (Obama's friend/advisor) publicly praised Van Jones' contributions she and Obama knew all about STORM and his connections to it. They ALL believe in everything STORM stands for and I just revealed to you. Obama now has the power to "fundamentally transform" (as he promised) this terrible "Oppressive" nation of ours.
Van Jones and Bill Ayers are synonymous today. Jones (younger) just has more vigor. But there is that Weather Underground philosophical theme of Bill Ayers, "To kill all the rich people and break up all their cars and apartments. Bring the revolution home. Kill your parents." Maybe he barked more than he would have bitten then, but he did blow things up, and he openly wished they had done more. Ayers' wife (also an activist with him) just organized the "freedom flotilla" that sent paid Jihadists to break through the Israeli blockade recently. In 2007 she said, "The majority of people who are activists have stayed the course in a variety of ways to overthrowing everything hateful about our gov't and corporate structure that we live in, capitalism itself." Sean Penn (the actor) uses his influence to say publicly, that people like Glenn Beck (and I) should be thrown in prison for calling an elected leader (Hugo Chavez of Venezuela) a dictator. Hugo is Sean's buddy. Hugo is an admired friend of half of Obama's staff. Rosie O'Donnell (another jerk celebrity) said into a microphone (about BP) "Seize their assets today. Take over the country, I don't care. Issue an executive order and say BP, guess what. Call it socialism, call it communism, call it anything you want." Does this sound like the America you want? This is the boldness and mentality today of those intending to take over. As Van Jones said, "We already have the White House. We've captured the House and the Senate, and have the democratic party." He only left out - they own the media too. Do you think they're a threat?
Larry Grathwohl, former FBI informant infiltrated the Weather Underground in the 60's and learned some chilling facts about their plans and intentions. He asked them, "What's going to happen after we take over the Gov't?" The response was that they would immediately have to prepare for a counter-revolution (that would be you and me I suppose). But dissenters would be rounded up and placed in re-education camps in the southwest. Grathwohl asked, "What will we do with those that can't be re-educated - those die hard capitalists?" He was told those would be eliminated. They estimated that about 25 million would have to be killed! He said later, "I want you to imagine sitting in a room with about 25 people, most of which have graduate degrees, figuring out the logistics of eliminating 25 million people - and they were dead serious." In the 60's they were a smallish group, mostly fanciful, not well organized - not a great threat. Today, in the scenario I've depicted it is a VERY big threat - to each and every one of us! Get scared and get involved! And watch FOX News - especially Glenn Beck!
China builds a coal-powered electric plant every week of every year. 70% of their electricity comes from coal and they have billions of people. If they have pollution standards at all they are far lower than ours. China is always trying to find more coal. We have coal in super-abundance but terribly reluctant to use it because of imagined harm to the environment. IF we feel we MUST burden ourselves with guilt, then mine and use coal (as anti-polluting as practicable) in the interim - just long enough to bridge that gap to sensible, viable alternative solutions. Let capitalism work in full bloom by immediately creating hundreds of thousands of jobs (when desperately needed) in the mining of coal and the building of electric plants. With the simultaneous implementation of natural gas-powered plants (and vehicles) our oil dependency on rogue nations would soon be a distant regretable memory! This is how simply burdensome problems (often not even real) can be solved if you loosen your thinking and discard needless inhibitions. We tend to MAKE life difficult. Quit apologizing and piling on the guilt for being a nation, vibrant, successful and resourceful. We are good and generous and still the envy of the world! Let's kick all present baggage to the curb and get America back on track for crying out loud. If the rest of the world wants to go down Al Gore's ficticious road to lunacy, and international redistribution of wealth, let them. Americans are free-thinkers and a proudly different breed. We may have faltered a bit, but are now righting ourselves and about to clean up this self-inflicted mess. Over here - we have work to do. You, over there, do as you will - and have a nice day.
One American's View. Thanks for listening. Please tell others about my site. Phil Faustman