Friday, January 28, 2011

Harkin and Obama: Two peas in a pod

Regarding Democrat Tom Harkin saying Tea Party people are “crazy” and should be “given more rope” with which to hang themselves...

Unlike our so-called Commander-in-Chief Barack Hussein Obama -- pictured here at Tom Harkin’s very own Iowa Steak Fry disrespecting our National Anthem (this is not photoshopped, look at the URL):,29307,1662530_1446035,00.html -- Tea Party people LOVE their country! And the people who call themselves “Tea Partiers” are honest, hardworking, taxpaying, law-abiding patriotic Americans who support their local sheriffs. They’re also the BEST INFORMED citizens of the last twenty years!
Case closed.

So who am I? Well, I’m just one American who sees RIGHT THROUGH the person pictured on the FAR LEFT in the link above...

PS- My teen sons could handle ANY Democrat in a one-on-one debate. And as far as I’m concerned, I would WIPE THE FLOOR with the whole lot of them -- after I (old)school them. Bring it!

PPS- Tell Democrat Tom Harkin how you REALLY feel: (202) 224-3254

Friday, January 21, 2011

Democrat hypocrisy on symbolism

Democrats dismissed this week’s House vote to repeal ObamaCare as symbolic then turned around and pushed for symbolism in their demand for bipartisan seating at the upcoming State of the Union address.

Let’s be clear: The only reason Democrats want to be seated next to Republicans is to hide the GOP’s overwhelming House majority. On national TV.

A vote to repeal ObamaCare should be scheduled in the Senate. That way those (Democrat) senators facing re-election in 2012 can be held accountable for their vote.

And the only thing that is “symbolic” about this week’s House vote to REPEAL ObamaCare is that IT IS ALREADY MORE BIPARTISAN THAN LAST YEAR’S VOTE THAT PASSED IT!

Sunday, January 16, 2011

Together we thrive?

The Truth comes out...

It turns out “Together We Thrive” was a 2008 Obama campaign slogan that originated from violent campaign rhetoric found in Obama’s “Organizing For America.”

And Judi McLeod from Canada Free Press is reporting University of Arizona brass did not originate the “Together We Thrive” T-shirt. They merely recycled it for Obama—and recycled it in time for what should have been a dignified Memorial for the dead. If you were a mourner who took home a “Together We Thrive” T-shirt have a look at the bottom of your shirt. “Rocking America and Rocking the Vote” is a common theme of the DNC, and it’s right there on your Memorial T-shirt memento. Welcome to the era of Obama, where cheering and standing ovations, for the first time in history, became part of the Requiem for the Dead.

Related links...

“These accusations — that political actors contributed to the murder of 6 people, including a 9-year-old girl — are extremely grave. They were made despite the fact that there was, and is, no evidence that Loughner was part of these movements or a consumer of their literature. They were made despite the fact that the link between political rhetoric and actual violence is extremely murky. They were vicious charges made by people who claimed to be criticizing viciousness. Yet such is the state of things. We have a news media that is psychologically ill informed but politically inflamed, so it naturally leans toward political explanations. We have a news media with a strong distaste for Sarah Palin and the Tea Party movement, and this seemed like a golden opportunity to tarnish them. We have a segmented news media, so there is nobody in most newsrooms to stand apart from the prevailing assumptions. We have a news media market in which the rewards go to anybody who can stroke the audience’s pleasure buttons.” ~Richard Brooks

“…the instantaneous reaction of the hard Left, President Obama’s base, was to politicize the Tucson atrocity as a natural, an inevitable, result of conservative ideology, enthusiasm for immigration-law enforcement and gun ownership by law-abiding Americans, and dissent from Obama’s policies...”
“There is no point debating any of this. Two years ago, we were still being told dissent was the highest form of patriotism; now it’s the root cause of murderous rampage. Modern leftists are tacticians. They’ve convinced themselves of the rightness of their cause, obviating the need to be consistent or faithful to facts in any single episode. For them, it’s all about how the episode can be spun to help the cause. That’s worth understanding, but not debating.”
“…can we forget that Bill Ayers and Bernardine Dohrn’s atrocities transformed them into icons of the modern Left — respected “educators” still passionate about “social justice”? Barack Obama didn’t say, “I’ll have nothing to do with unrepentant terrorists who dedicate books to deranged assassins.” He chose to hold his political coming-out party in their living room and cultivated relationships with them, just as he cultivated a relationship with other hate-mongering radicals.” ~Andrew McCarthy

From Jay Nordlinger’s National Review piece Hypocrisy Unending…
Assassination? Allow me to excerpt a couple of paragraphs from my piece: Even before Bush was elected president, the kill-Bush talk and imagery started. When Governor Bush was delivering his 2000 convention speech, Craig Kilborn, a CBS talk-show host, showed him on the screen with the words “SNIPERS WANTED.” Six years later, Bill Maher, the comedian-pundit, was having a conversation with John Kerry. He asked the senator what he had gotten his wife for her birthday. Kerry answered that he had taken her to Vermont. Maher said, “You could have went to New Hampshire and killed two birds with one stone.” (New Hampshire is an early primary state, of course.) Kerry said, “Or I could have gone to 1600 Pennsylvania and killed the real bird with one stone.” (This is the same Kerry who joked in 1988, “Somebody told me the other day that the Secret Service has orders that if George Bush is shot, they’re to shoot Quayle.”) Also in 2006, the New York comptroller, Alan Hevesi, spoke to graduating students at Queens College. He said that his fellow Democrat, Sen. Charles Schumer, would “put a bullet between the president’s eyes if he could get away with it.”

“…lessons from history won’t stop some Democrats exploiting the shooting of a nine-year-old girl and five others at the weekend with precisely the sort of foam-flecked over-reaction for which they love to condemn their opponents on the Right.”

“True to Rahm’s Rule of never letting a good crisis go to waste, liberal pundits and Democratic politicians are consciously exploiting Saturday’s tragic shooting in Tucson for political gain. At a time when the country should be coming together calmly to make sense of something awful, the left has exploded in a shameful display of divisive grandstanding.”

“The desperate hope that the losers in November of 2010 had was that they could revitalize their political fortunes because of this unfortunate shooting of a Congresswoman in Arizona. It’s not the way we think. And we certainly don’t look to these events to move our political agenda forward. But the left is depraved, empty, and without any political substance whatsoever.” ~Rush Limbaugh

Michelle Malkin » The progressive “climate of hate” An illustrated primer, 2000-2010

Thursday, January 6, 2011

Re: Rick Reilly "on" Obama and the BCS

I'd almost have to say Rick Reilly has been the gutter ball of sportswriters the last few years. It's not because he wants our Bowler-in-Chief to do the 7-10 Split that is the Bowl Championship Series fix (which is hard to do when your best on the lanes is a 37). It's because Rick has long had one helluva crush on our sitting, bowing (but non-bowling) president -- we all know it -- and that's what's hard to take when reading his takes.

There was a time when sportswriters wrote columns without insinuating their politics into it, but times have changed, as has Rick and other "journalists" -- or Journ"O"Lists. Because Rick has almost the same track record for fawning over Obama, the stain affected. That's why I've come to disregard his work. Or use it to wrap my catch-of-the-day in.

I think it was the late great Jim Murray who said the world of sports should be the toy section of life. Of Reilly, he'd be disappointed. Because the sports world has certainly been assaulted enough lately with "crime and punishment." And Obama is both. Too bad reading Rick Reilly reminds me of that.

BTW, the "O" in Journ"O"List stood for "O"bama.