I often point out that if you legally refuse (judicially or legislatively) something Obama wants, he just goes to plan B, C, D or E (as in Etcetera). Obama has made Congress irrelevant by constantly running his end-around plays. Elected officials should be outraged. Why aren't they? Obama's appointed positions like the EPA, Federal Reserve and Treas Dept dictate to the people regularly, against the majority and their vocal protests! With Obama, "No" is not an option. If you're an outraged voter he will explain it all again. You can't possibly be against him. He just didn't "explain" it right, so he'll tell you again - until you "get it." Concentrate this time. Still no? One of his appointees will do it for you, or to you! When there are no "checks and balances," no critical media exposure, our Constitution becomes a joke and our president becomes a laughing dictator! Health care "reform" became a joke when outlandish malpractice suits were ignored. After the Bill passes Obama has his Treas Dept tax-evading buddy, Geithner slip the lawyers $1.6 Bill in tax-break subsidies, so they can now sue even more often and more cheaply! The Trial-lawyers' magnanimous contributions from easy, sleazy profits (over 95% to democrats in control) was well rewarded. Stimulate economy? No. Stimulate economy-sapping litigation for a select few. Obama and Congress knows the Unions' pet project "Card-check" wont pass (voting poison) but Obama wants it badly for his buddy, Andy Stern, so he can perpetuate his Marxist, "We know who you are. We know how you voted. We know where you live." intimidation. Can't pass it? Circumvent it. Put a Union heavyweight on the Labor Relations board. It will pass, quietly in the night. You wont hear about this either. His horrendous Health Bill barely passed because it was sworn there would be NO "public option" and NO gov't paid for abortions! I told you both would happen anyway if they got it through. You just saw Sen Harry Reid on TV smirking and assuring his cheering followers "public option" would be here soon. Gov't paid-for abortions are already available in a number of states. ALL LIES, to get things passed "LEGALLY!" The rest gets done illegally! We are in big trouble, because hardly anyone even knows of the continuous betrayals, with the silent media in cahoots. Obama is close to Chavez of Venezuela in media control, takeover and dictatorship! "President" is just a name in those "other countries" where they intimidate voters and stuff ballot boxes. But we're now doing that here, aren't we? What media does surface, exposed and irrefutable (video-taped ACORN & Racist Panthers) is ignored and dismissed by Obama's social "Justice" dept! I think it's privately encouraged.
Obama, Pelosi & Reid are trumpeting their latest triumph - Financial Reform. 2300 pages of deliberate, loose, ambiguous moving parts (lawyer's dream) to do whatever you want it to do - like the other 2000+ page Bills nobody reads. No reform for Fannie & Freddie, who still run loose and are beating taxpayers up for Trillions of dollars! They, and big Wall St banks can still do 90% of everything that brought us crashing down, now even bigger than "too big to fail." Blankfein of Goldman Sachs is FOR it - that is all you need to know. What it does is simple to understand. It purposely discourages. That's why 80% polled have "no confidence." It creates even more uncertainty for small business people, already suspicious and reluctant to commit hard-earned money to expansion and hiring. The vagueness is deliberate to keep them down. I'll say it again. Obama lies to the public's face. He wants gov't jobs only. His burgeoning bureaucracy and regulatory control creates tons of lavish taxpayer-funded overseeing jobs - grateful and dependent voters. This reform will now regulate anyone who provides financing to customers, not just banks. There will be heavy costs in many areas that will be passed on to consumers. Like utility costs "necessarily skyrocketing," these are avoidable taxes or fines levied on you and me. For what? It is senseless! OR it is oppression! Harvey Pitt, former SEC chairman calls it (a familiar refrain) "The Lawyers' & Lobbyists' Full-Employment Act." Now the Obama/Pelosi rush (before November) makes more sense - unless you alienate more voters than you entice. This Bill, just passed by a comatose Congress just may be the final nail in the coffin of this Republic! This fine print and gobbledygook legalese may have given Obama control of everything capitalist.
NBC, CBS, ABC and the rest of the lame mainstream media (or propaganda) stated last week, when queried about their lack of coverage concerning ACORN's many criminal acts and the Black Panthers militant racism, said they just didn't think those events were "important enough" to cover. These are the same lamestream liars that were absolutely obsessed with Sarah Palin's wardrobe, and follow Lindsay Lohan around like puppy dogs. Any negativity toward anything Obama will be deemed NOT newsworthy by these creeps, and they will attack any hint of him criticized. But their e-mail was infiltrated (like those scientists debunking Gore's global-warming scam). Scientists went along, or lost funding and a job. This is a chatroom for several hundred liberal journalists, called "Journolist". O is for Obama. In April 2008, ABC's George Stephanopoulos asked Obama why it had taken him a year to dissociate himself from the fiery Rev Jeremiah Wright. He asked, "Do you think Rev Wright loves America as much as you do?" That enraged "Journolist" elitists. Richard Kim of "The Nation" e-mailed, "George is being a disgusting little rat snake." Employees of Time, Politico, Huffington Post and others were outraged at how Obama was treated. Spencer Ackerman of The Washington Independent urged his colleagues to deflect attention away from the Obama/Wright relationship (Marxist/Alinsky-style) by attacking one of Obama's conservative critics, "Fred Barnes, Karl Rove, who cares - call them Racists!" Stein of Mother Jones said to a group plotting action, "Our friends at Media Matters" (a George Soros-funded propaganda machine) "probably have tons of experience with this sort of thing." Sarah Spitz, a producer for KCRW, affiliated with NPR (Nat Public Radio & funded with taxpayer money) said she would, "laugh loudly like a maniac and watch his eyes bug out" if she were to witness Rush Limbaugh suffering a heart attack. Do you think you might get prejudicial "news" from classy leftist journalists like these? I just disclosed a tiny bit to remind you that Obama wants to shut down the Internet and FOX News. They reveal evidence of wrong-doing to caring Americans (rightly perceived as a threat). As he says, "Too much information is not helpful." Obama wants you to know what this other scum tells you, AFTER they get their smearing lies and stories straight. "Change you can believe in." Or would you rather laugh at his "Transparency" promise. Or solemn (with wagging finger), "No more business as usual in Washington!" I almost pine for those days.
Shirley Sherrod was treated poorly. She spoke to the NAACP (Nat Assoc Advance Color People) for 40+ minutes but was quoted on a misleading 2 min. She said the WH told her she was "going to be on the Glenn Beck show" - pull off the road and immediately resign. That is being fired. Beck never even mentioned her, 2 hours later. The NAACP said, "Her actions were shameful." Then they both attacked FOX News and Tea Partys as racist. Andrew Breitbart sent FOX the short clip and was wrong, of course but Sherrod spoke TO the NAACP so they can't say they didn't know the full context. They heard and taped it all! Like the WH, they jumped the gun. Sherrod still spoke in racial tones last March when she said she helped the white farmer by steering him to "one of his own - a white lawyer" and, "His own kind would take care of him." Doesn't that phraseology ooze racist connotations? Try any white gov't employee, anywhere, saying the equivalent in earshot of the press - headline bigotry! When asked if Breitbart's website should be "shut down" (he exposed the ACORN tapes and the Black Panthers) Sherrod said, "That would be a great thing, because I don't see how that advances us in this country. I know Obama concurs, but just who is "us" referring to? And she said, "There are jobs at USDA and many times there are no people of color to fill those jobs because we shy away from agriculture. We think, why are we working in the fields? You've heard of a lot of layoffs. Have you heard of anybody in the Fed Gov't losing their job? That's all I need to say." Sad truth. Paid for life. Obama was supposed to be the "Healer" among so many other falsehoods. He garnered a lot of votes from those thinking he was the balm or salve to sooth the last of racial unrest in this country. Wrong again! He seems to be stoking the fire at every opportunity, setting us back a generation or two. He radiates strong racial resentment, like his reverend of 20 yrs. Remember well his 2008 statement that he is against reparations for blacks - because it doesn't go far enough! You're seeing that man in charge now. Inspector General Barofsky said minority and women-owned car dealerships were given much preferential treatment on administration closures from the auto bailouts. More viable dealers (profitability & jobs) were closed. This too wasn't newsworthy, but in fairness there is far more going on than even the do-nothing media knows of. This sinister bunch never sleeps.
The ramifications from these nincompoops hastily ramming through all these Bills (about 10 thousand unread pages) will be felt for decades. An avalanche of paperwork and record-keeping never before seen will cripple small businesses, the economy and all forms of medical care. Rationed care? As doctors flee this dictatorial system, we will be lucky to get any care, after long waits in line. Businesses will be Form 1099'd to death. Never still for long, Obama is pushing for even more administrative regs for businesses - data about pay, as it relates to sex, race and national origin of employees. Everyone will be record-keepers for a Gov't regulatory morass, and the administrative nightmare costs passed on will stagger taxpayers, consumers and patients alike. So many, have no damned idea what these idiots have done to us. Obama and his minions have deliberately destroyed this Country! Brace yourselves, and at least get some measure of revenge at the polls.
I give you a huge example of asinine Gov't spending, redundancy and waste that rose from the ashes of 9-11. To "protect" ourselves we hastily created "A hidden world, growing beyond control." according to Washington Post reporters, Dana Priest & William Arkin. They found 1271 Gov't Organizations & 1931 private companies in 10,000 locations across the U.S. "A gusher of money" has flowed since 9-11. Duplication is unbelievable (as is expense) for over 850,000 highly paid top secret Gov't employees. 51 Fed organ in 15 cities track the flow of money to & from terrorist networks - they all have the same job and told to spend whatever it takes. They produce an estimated 50,000 reports a yr - most are never read. Nice. We can always look up what was going to happen after it happens. Great espionage! Couldn't 50% of this massive duplication read and decipher this info, or is that a stupid thought? The Nat Security Agency intercepts & stores 1.7 billion e-mails & phone calls daily, but doesn't have enough interpreters & such to analyze it all. Perhaps more gov't jobs are coming. I want to say "well done" to these reporters but the Post is so liberal I think this came to light only because it is wasted on national security. Did you know there are 70 different programs in 13 different fed agencies on teen drug abuse? 160 different job-training programs? 50 homeless assist programs? Plus many many more with little coordination between them. The Treas Dept's "Unreconciled Transactions" in one year cannot account for $24.5 Bill it spent! The IRS that hammers us for poor record-keeping cannot verify $3 Bill of its expenses! Medicare fraud is over $60 Bill annually. A cardiologist convicted of half a million in fraud said, "The problem is that nobody is watching. The system is extremely easy to evade. The forms I sent in were absolutely outrageous. Yes, let's have the Gov't run and regulate everything, and take care of us.
As bankruptcies go California is among the walking dead. Their gov't employees (civil servants?) commonly grant themselves lavish paychecks and pensions that are nothing short of criminal embezzlement. But the actions of one City Manager & Police Chief of Bell, Calif are down-right comical, they are so rash. Like, how long did you think you would get away with it? Bell population, 38,000 with 47 police officers. Manager salary, almost $800,000. Police Chief, $457,000/yr. Under pressure the Manager resigned but stands to get over $30 Mill in pension! Over $800,000 the 1st yr! There is even an assist City Manager making $376,000. Part-time council members get about $100,000. Bell is in a poor county. A couple counties over, the city of Vernon's top pensioner hauls in $510,000/yr. California wants us to bail them out. Why not?
It's funny how 2 progressive advocates for the poor and re-distribution of wealth (the rich should pay more taxes) live their own hypocritical lives. John Kerry tried to beat Massachusetts out of $500,000 in taxes on his $7 Mill yacht. That's a lot of boat. Hillary Clinton is spending close to $5 Mill for her daughter's wedding, half a million on flowers alone. 18 months ago they were begging donors to help with her campaign debt! It's like Al Gore preaching the evils of energy pollutants (global warming) while flying all over in his jumbo private jet and living in a well-lit mansion. There are rules for us, and rules for those lying elitists that would crack the whip. Dr Jack Cassell of Florida has a sign on his door saying, "If you voted for Obama, seek urologic care elsewhere. Changes to your health care begin right now, not in 4 years." Remember their frenzied rush to sign it, but it wouldn't affect you until after he was re-elected? Too late to retaliate - after you find out how awful it is.
Hot & recent news is Wikileaks and their 92,000 released tidbits. It will be a lengthy story I will talk more about next issue. I'll refrain from hasty conclusions and comments. The main media will not. They're anxious to slam America & its troops. They'can tell a lie, make it headlines to get a desired result, then later print a small retraction on page 30, without conscience. That's as low as you can go. I am cynical of Wikileaks source, Julian Assange. He is anti-war with an agenda and made a bunch of money. War is hell. Bad things happen by even good people. His most famous video bit shows a helicopter gunning down Iraqis. Assange (biased) edits it, then gives it an inflammatory title, "Collateral Murder" and he called Sec'y of Defense, Robert Gates "a liar" for suggesting the Americans were in a "combat situation." Assange admitted there was small arms fire. Film showed Iraqis running with AK-47 rifles. A rocket propelled grenade launcher was also found at the scene. That is a combat situation. 2 or 3 unidentifiable Reuters reporters were killed (too close in the scurry, too bad). This is war! Reporters decide how much risk they will take for action shots. Maybe they should have been with Americans. If I'm the pilot, there's small arms fire, they have weapons, and are not us - goodbye! In war we don't use tazer stun guns or let everyone fire first. That's stupid.
I said last issue that Obama forbade any military personnel from speaking at any "faith-based" public events anymore. Who might those religions be? And he forbade anymore "fly-overs" at the "God & Country Rally" (1st time in 42 yrs) because of its "Christian nature." It pays tribute to the Army, Air Force, Navy & Marines. He didn't go to Arlington on Memorial Day. Every President does. He just stood up the "Salute to Heroes Inaugural Ball" for the 48 (still living) Medal of Honor winners. No other of 14 Presidents since its start 56 years ago has missed this event, not even Clinton with his and Hillary's disdain for the Military. The Boy Scouts of America celebrated its 100th anniversary (that doesn't happen often) at its periodic Nat Jamboree this year - first Jamboree snubbed by a President. The Scouts are Christian oriented, like our Founding Fathers. Maybe that's the rub. That day, Obama was becoming the very first president to get his ego massaged on a daily talk-show, "The View." Did you see the photo of Barack and Michelle holding their left hands over their hearts? Guess they don't do it often. My greatest disgust is for the media that discloses none of these habitual insults and assaults on our Armed Forces and Christianity, our Nation's overwhelming religious following. You may be Muslim, Obama, but your insults and your inane declaration that WE "are a Muslim nation are crap! You're just going for "brownie points" on your Muslim world stage. Your open affinity for Palestine while rebuffing and insulting our ally, Israel fits this pattern. You even have our great space agency NASA shut down and neutered - ordered to reach out and embrace Muslim nations so you can get more points.
Tom Burnett Sr is the father of Tom Jr, who was one of the 40 heroes that rushed the terrorists and crashed Flight 93 into a field in Pennsylvania. He alerts us that the Ground Zero opulent $100 Mill Mosque (which will be a cheered symbol of scorn and Islamic victory over us) is the 2nd Mosque of ridicule. He reports that the Park Service is building an even bigger Mosque around the crash site of Flight 93. It is a half mile "Crescent of Embrace" modeled after the Islamic Crescent and Star emblem. It is pointed directly at (facing) Mecca, as tradition dictates for ISLAMIC prayers! A tower exactly 93 feet high has another crescent atop it. Islam believes there is only Heaven & Hell. Dangling from the top of the tower are 40 cylinders representing our 40 heroes - between top & bottom - is this their symbolic Damnation? I find these two desecrations absolutely revolting. They must be tied in together, but our Park Service? I refuse to see any of this as trivial or coincidental. Who designed this monstrosity? At who's request? Instinct tells me that the NYC Mosque is largely funded by the Saudis - who sent us 19 murderers! And they allow not one church in their whole country. They, and the Mexicans demand "their rights" over here, and allow none to us in their countries. Some gall! And that loud arrogant a-s, NYC mayor, Bloomberg telling everyone to butt out of his city's business - they can build their mosque right on Ground Zero. This is every American's business and damned-well out-ranks his big butt! 10,000 protested the Mosque 3 weeks ago. No news. The Imam of that Mosque says our gov't brought on the 9-11 attacks, will not condemn Hamas (terrorists) and is for Sharia Law that greatly abuses women, then stones and kills them - great American. NO citizen gets stoned to death here - ever! Get it, or get the hell out!
Obama said there would be a "Transformation" of America. Another term for transformation is Revolution. It has recently been found out that Obama has the power to order executions of American Citizens (abroad) deemed to be terrorists or threats. This was given to him under the cover of darkness 4 months ago - one more shameful discovery of unreported "news." His "hit-list" numbers more than a dozen, less than 2 dozen - so far. And, so far, it is restricted to those outside our borders - but that is the proverbial "foot in the door." American Citizens can now be SHOT or exterminated, without arrest, miranda or trial! Earlier, it was revealed that American Citizens can now (by Obama) be picked up, imprisoned and held indefinitely on "suspicion" within the U.S. - while awaiting some future trial! Unbelievably outrageous in its scope and sinister media secrecy! Never before possible in the history of our Country but it is NOW "Obama Law" with apparent "Ho-Hum" interest! Where was/is Congressional protest of our most basic of rights? Why aren't Millions in the streets? How long do you suppose he will "go easy" on us, before he starts to squeeze?
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