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Got to face Reality

Got to face Reality

I was just reading a great announcement on the Daily Post about issues that we could use as inspiration in various and sundry blogs. Well not being one to pass-up the chance to have a sanctioned rant or even a tirade, the only deterrent I’ve found is in the availability to keep focused whilst writing, because as you know – that as one thinks about those matters that cause the blood pressure to rise – it seems as though the more matters come to mind.

Without further adieu…

Today like most days I started my day with prayer. Seriously just think about this for a moment, a second if you have one: How many days or even nanoseconds does one have where the creator of everything we know of says, “Ask, please ask!” Of course we are not addressing just anyone here…

So here in my own boudoir I have God – I’m sure we all know a bit or two about Him or Her, right? But considering the notion that he’s asking…and we find in reading these words that he is pleading with us to stay with him; well, who am I that God would even be mindful of me? And to think him pleading with me to ask him for something…

For most days I begin my morning prayers by asking Him/her how much longer are we – as a society, culture, nation, even individually going to continue with the long-suffering wondering if this person in our White House is either going to get us killed or do so much damage to our way of life that it ceases to exist.

I am very, very mindful of the “Exodus” of the Jews from what we know as Egypt to the version of the Promised Land. Yes the Jews left the place with you in their sight – day and night – for a sojourn that they’d planned for 40 days and by the time of their arrival some 40 or so years later, one could imagine the Whew! We made it!

Of course not taking into consideration day after day their lives were being spared by you from their enemies. Seriously, when I think of walking through the Red Sea at your parting my fingers start twitching. Moreover, every time Moses went up into the mountains or was distracted by a burning bush – the physical changes that he received made him brightly unrecognizable to most and what about the gifts from you that he brought back?

Unfortunately in our country today that was settled and colonized with a Judeo-Christian background in all things. Even the most modest accruements such as the Ten Commandments, taking time to worship you and your Son on his birthday…and yes, we could not leave out Easter, or even a commencement speech at graduation that would give thanks to you; all being indignantly, yet some feel righteously are being taken away from us.

It does indeed get worse when one considers that our very government is working – burning the midnight oil – figuring out God-less schemes to have us stop thinking or praying to you. Well Ma’am or Sir, I hear you, and no need to plead or even ask for that matter, I’m praying for your saving grace for this land we call America…even some of us call it home.

 

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Keeping up with Obama’s lies is a full time job…

We originally found this masterpiece of investigative journalism at a member site called Western Journalism; consequently, as much as we would like to hail this as our original piece we simply cannot, or would not. We did contribute to the piece albeit sparingly inasmuch as we did not want to ruin its impact or the way Barack Obama really lives.

Attempting to select THE ten worst lies told by a pathological liar like Barack Obama is a difficult task. There are so many lies that it is hard to know where to start – a good case can be made for so many of his lies as top ten material. For this reason, there is no claim here to a TOP ten of his lies: ten of his most egregious ones.

During his last State of the Union speech, Barack Obama claimed “American oil production is the highest that it’s been in eight years.”

In fact, the Congressional Research Service reports that 96% of the increase comes from oil fields out of Obama’s control. By contrast, the production from federally-owned oil fields he does control has dropped by 275,000 barrels a day. It is worth noting that privately-owned fields have increased by 395,000 barrels a day.

Obama has told the world there has never been a better friend of Israel in the White House.

On Sunday, an Israeli newspaper reported that senior Obama Administration officials have told Tehran that Barack Obama does not intend to join Israel in any attack on Iran’s nuclear installations. In May 2011, Obama asked G8 member nations to fund the Arab Spring counties who are clearly on their way to planning an all-out attack on Israel.

In May 2011, Obama said the fence between America and Mexico was “basically complete”; yet the Department of Homeland Security admits just 36.3 miles or 5% of the border is fenced.
Obama lied and said abortions would not be publicly funded under Obamacare.

Despite Obama’s empty lies about no public funding for abortions, a March 2012 edict from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) unequivocally ruled Obamacare will use our tax dollars to fund abortion.

In April 2009, Obama claimed he “saved or created over 150,000 jobs.”

In an odd burst of veracity, his friends at the AP called him on this lie, pointing out that at that point since Obama came to office, the United States lost more than 1.2 million jobs as per his own Bureau of Labor Statistics. The reports continued by pointing out that any jobs “saved or created” by Obama’s stimulus bill were “dwarfed by the number of recent job losses.”

He claimed that by the end of his first term, he would cut the deficit in half.

The truth is that he has given us more new debt than all previous presidents combined.

Remember Obama telling us there would be no earmarks in his 2009 stimulus package? He lied. The bill had over 9,000 earmarks in it, and of course, it failed to deliver even a small improvement for our economy.
Obama told us that without his 2009 stimulus package unemployment would grow to 8.5%. We got the stimulus, and it gave us 44 straight months of unemployment at or above 8%.

Obama lied about his position on Gay “marriage” multiple times, moving from “I am not one to support gay marriage” to his “evolution” in May. That was all a convenient pack of lies.

This is without question the most comprehensive list of lies, and much to the credit of Derrick Hollenbeck (the person who wrote the original article) all of these have passed the Politi-Fact checking machine with flying colors.

Simply put therefore, Obama is a pathological liar. The worst problem he has is the fact that his lies are getting more dangerous to the civil liberties, freedom, and national welfare of the United States.

Caught in the act…trying to use “Special Rights”

How many times have you witnessed us waning on the side of caution when matters pursuant to freedom of speech start getting batted around like a the October Classic in baseball. And in this situation it only gets worse.

Perhaps Rahm Emanuel took his duties as the President’s Chief-of-Staff and really started believing that he was in the know – or in fact believed he was making a difference in his friend’s business of wreaking the entire United States. Bexause in the right scope of things he’s doing the exact same thing to Chicago.

Ladies and gentlemen we are here to offer our little rebuttal of the abuses of the First Amendment. Sure it says, “Congress shall make no law  respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof…”  That of course is the Establishment and Free Exercise Clauses of the First Amendment. There is also the Freedom of Speech and of the Press that says: “Congress shall make no law…abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press…” However, here’s our little, yet extremely important treatise when it comes down to people talking.

It should be remembered quite well that the entire way in which the Amendment is construed is a two-way street. Therefore, let’s each one of us critically think with copious amounts of dedicated reflection before our mouths become unseasoned as it were, lacking both consistency and old fashioned manners. Both Chicago and Boston are deciding to boycott new franchises – of new businesses in their cities – and for what? Because of what a person said? He has the freedom to do that! Or perhaps both of these wing nuts are taking their cues from the White House itself.

Chicago and Boston might want to keep Chick-fil-A out of their cities but that doesn’t mean they have the right to do so, according to the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU).

Chick-fil-A President, Dan Cathy’s, recent comments supporting the “biblical definition” of marriage as between a man and a woman has led to calls by gay rights advocates to boycott the chain. The mayors of Boston and Chicago have recently promised to stop further expansion of the restaurants in their cities. Emanuel weighed in after Chicago Alderman Proco Joe Moreno said he intends to block the chain from opening its second Chicago location because of Cathy’s remarks.

Legal experts said the cities’ push to stop Chick-fil-A doesn’t stand a chance because barring Chick-fil-A over the personal views of its owner is an “open and shut” discrimination case, Fox News reported.

We find it extremely interesting that blurb about an “open and shut” discrimination case. This is precisely where Barack Obama has run into more trouble than he’s worth. We believe that Fox News is maintaining their position that the owner of Chick-fil-A was merely stating an interpretation of what the Bible has already said. It would be appropriate for one to assume that the legal experts at Fox News were implying that the minute that either Chicago and/or Boston are prepared to bring evil to a man for speaking his mind is not only a crime against his First Amendment guarantee; but also it would pare off the polarization and literally bring faction versus faction.

Moreover at issue here is more of a prosecutorial matter against the words a human being used to simply state an opinion – something that both people and the media – have a right to do within reason.
Yet there does seem to be more involved than that of “Biblical definition.” Several of our cohorts are asserting plain and simple foul play by these mayors of Chicago and Boston. Furthermore, they seem to be inciting the choir as it is; what we’re trying to establish is the notion that if something – Anything – that doesn’t serve the liberal agenda or wondering why this or that faction is crying “boycott! and foul play…” certainly gives rise to the notion of whether or not those involved with them are as committed as they would want anyone to know, or otherwise.

“The government can regulate discrimination in employment or against customers, but what the government cannot do is to punish someone for their words,” Adam Schwartz, senior attorney for the American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois, told Fox News. “When an alderman refuses to allow a business to open because its owner has expressed a viewpoint the government disagrees with, the government is practicing viewpoint discrimination.”

Lastly if on the other side of the road, as it were, if a person or group of people merely stated something — along the lines of which these gay rights advocates have initiated —  and fired the first shot do they even think about the ramifications that might, and we mean might, could come to bear on them? And yes! We are suggesting that the extremist liberal right is more than used too receiving “Special Rights” that without reason or otherwise serve to advance their agenda.

The Way in which it was done…

We are positive that anyone who frequents this site is well aware of just how many articles we’ve produced – not placing judgment about Obamacare – more so we are appalled at the way the bill was passed by the House of Representatives, and then the ever-present wheeling and dealing that resembled the Chicago mob, and even the pettiest back-door deal making in the Senate although, we were promised the exact opposite would occur.

I vividly remember how America was being portrayed by the international media whilst wondering to what further lengths the government in charge would go to in order to see this smoldering excrement of a bill get passed.

In the House deals and negotiations were made with The United States Council of Catholic Bishops, which in short once the support of Catholics was given, then the unwritten bill began taking on new clauses regarding state paid abortions and especially the violations of the First Amendment’s Freedom of Religion statute. At any rate we started long ago trying to keep tabs on just how and why our country – and virtually every sector that comprises her – were faced with some kind of grief. The following is just a brief synopsis to date:

PROMISE: Candidate Obama Pledged All Health Care Negotiations Would Be Televised On C-SPAN. OBAMA: “I’m going to have all the negotiations around a big table. We’ll have doctors and nurses and hospital administrators. Insurance companies, drug companies – they’ll get a seat at the table … But what we will do is, we’ll have the negotiations televised on C-SPAN, so that people can see who is making arguments on behalf of their constituents, and who are making arguments on behalf of the drug companies or the insurance companies.” (For further reading click here.)

Furthermore, as reported by msmbc.msn.com the then candidate Barack Obama spewed some ridiculous figures about who was to receive various monies for their own state coffers. Moreover, this deal making process provides an additional $8.5 billion over the next decade for 11 states and the District of Columbia to help them pay for the more generous Medicaid assistance they have been providing low-income residents. These states are Arizona, Delaware, Hawaii, Maine, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New York, Pennsylvania, Vermont, Washington and Wisconsin.

BROKEN: PolitiFact Rates This Promise Broken: “Obama promised — repeatedly — an end to closed-door negotiations and complete openness for the health care talks. But he hasn’t delivered. Instead of open talks of [sic] C-SPAN, we’ve gotten more of the same — talks behind closed doors at the White House and Congress. We might revisit this promise if there’s a dramatic change, but we see nothing to indicate anything has changed. We rate this Promise Broken.” (For further reading click here.)

Obama And His Advisers Brokered “Behind The Scenes” Deals To Pass Health Care Reform. “In pursuing his proposed overhaul of the health care system, President Obama has consistently presented himself as aloof from the legislative fray, merely offering broad principles. Prominent among them is the creation of a strong, government-run insurance plan to compete with private insurers and press for lower costs. Behind the scenes, however, Mr. Obama and his advisers have been quite active, sometimes negotiating deals with a degree of cold-eyed political realism potentially at odds with the president’s rhetoric.” (David D. Kirkpatrick, “Obama Is Taking An Active Role In Talks On Health Care Plan,” The New York Times, 8/13/09)

Health Industry Lobbyists Negotiated With Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus (D-MT) as well as The Obama Administration “In Tandem.” “Hospital industry lobbyists, speaking on condition of anonymity for fear of alienating the White House, say they negotiated their $155 billion in concessions with Mr. Baucus and the administration in tandem. House staff members were present, including for at least one White House meeting, but their role was peripheral, the lobbyists said. Several hospital lobbyists involved in the White House deals said it was understood as a condition of their support that the final legislation would not include a government-run health plan paying Medicare rates — generally 80 percent of private sector rates — or controlled by the secretary of health and human services.” (David D. Kirkpatrick, “Obama Is Taking An Active Role In Talks On Health Care Plan,” The New York Times, 8/13/09)

Obama’s Aides Were Present during the Deal Making Process To Pass Obamacare In The Congress: Obama tried to publicly distance himself from the deals, saying he wasn’t in the room when they were struck, even though some of his aides were. The president rankled Reid and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi by criticizing them for doing what generations of their predecessors have done: cut deals.” (Carrie Budoff Brown, “Obama Wants Side Deals Out Of Bill,” Politico, 3/10/10)

The Final Passage Of Obamacare Left In Place The Louisiana Purchase. “Retains $300 million in extra Medicaid aid for Louisiana, which had helped win support for the Senate health bill from Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La. The state is still struggling to recover from Hurricane Katrina.” (“Cornhusker Kickback Gets The Boot In Health Bill,” The Associated Press, 3/18/10)

Retains $300 million in extra Medicaid aid for Louisiana, which had helped win support for the Senate health bill from Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La. The state is still struggling to recover from Hurricane Katrina.

Keeps $100 million included in the Senate bill that is expected to go for a public hospital in Connecticut sought by Dodd, who is retiring. Preserves language won by Baucus permitting many of the 2,900 residents of Libby, Mont., to qualify for Medicare benefits. Some of them have asbestos-related diseases from a now-shuttered mine.

In addition, the pledge maintains a Senate-approved provision giving extra money for hospitals and doctors in North and South Dakota, Montana and Wyoming. (Click here for further reading.)

To help win the vote of Sen. Ben Nelson, D-Neb., the massive measure the Senate passed on Christmas Eve had included $100 million that only Nebraska would get in added federal Medicaid assistance.
Immediately mocked as the Cornhusker Kickback, critics called it the epitome of special Washington dealing, and even Nelson advocated ending his state’s special treatment. Under the changes announced at a later date, the Nebraska provision would be deleted and all states would get additional Medicaid help from Washington. (Please read on by clicking here.)

During this wheeling and dealing for seeing to it that his healthcare package was supported in the Senate,  the White House last week singled out projects from Montana and Connecticut as items President Barack Obama wanted removed. There was resistance, however, from two influential committee chairmen, Democratic Sens. Max Baucus of Montana and Christopher Dodd of Connecticut, and their projects have survived. Now seeing what has happened with the threat of this person and his gangland Chicago cronies being reelected, I still am overwhelming confused at how this mess of legislation made it under the purview of the United States Supreme Court.

It may soon be the “It- thing” to do…

Inasmuch as the wealthiest 5 percent in our nation are paying approximately 93% of all taxes it certainly does not surprise us that Denise Rich has opted to do what she’s done in renouncing her United States citizenship. As one reflects on how skewed this data is we only would ask,” What would you do?”

When one considers that those who are in these wealthiest categories most likely because they’ve had the foresight and initiative to put it all on the line – and in most cases – lost, only to get right back up and start again. Most of us are familiar with Bill Gates, the proprietor of Microsoft who, as some may not know spent a fortune defending himself against every imaginable anti-trust lawsuit ever imagined.

Yet it is not incumbent upon any wayward politician to tax or otherwise take from those who have earned their money and either redistribute it or use it because of some jam that wayward politicians have created and executed themselves. Solyndra comes to mind here.

And as we sit reflecting more caution should be going out to everyone in America:

Nowhere does it seem ethical or moral or even noteworthy to punish someone for the efforts of their hard labor. When we, as a nation say – “oh it’s okay”—to punish those who have all right, title, and interest to be rewarded for their hard work this is where the political machinations of order and power come in to stop those who feel empowered to take what does not belong to them.

Most individuals will take to the airwaves or any means possible a la the “Occupy Movement(s)” to express their discontent with what is ostensibly causing inequality and disunity because what they don’t understand is the very basic principle of profit motivation – something our own government hasn’t seen nor been entitled to see. So why take it from the 3 to 5 percent of the whole?

Denise Rich, songwriter, socialite and the former wife of a pardoned billionaire, has given up her U.S. citizenship, and will reportedly thus save millions in U.S. taxes as well. This is very much the same as Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin made headlines when gave up his U.S. passport and became a citizen of Singapore, just before the social network’s May initial public offering of stock (IPO).

Interestingly about the Rich saga is reported from Reuters in that Rich wrote songs for Aretha Franklin and Jessica Simpson, but she’s best known as the ex-wife of Marc Rich, who fled the country in 1983 after being indicted for tax evasion, racketeering and trading oil with Iran. Furthermore, a House of Representatives committee concluded that Denise Rich helped bring about her ex-husband’s pardon through donations to the Clinton library and campaign. In a shocking turn-about of events President Clinton pardoned Rich, a big Democratic donor, on his last day in office in 2001.

What we are trying to muster support here is for when we start thinking that the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act has a very unconstitutional basis of support – ostensibly taxing individuals for not having medical insurance and then assessing that tax against the citizenry is just plain ugly.

We also look to muster support against making it a crime (punishable by taxation) for assisting in the now infamous “American Dream.” If those who allege they are trying to run this country don’t wake up, we won’t have to worry about immigration reform since there will not be anyone in search for what America has in abundance…

What’s goin’ on….

We are aware that this is an election year. Moreover, it is a general election year whereby almost all Senate and House seats become available and of course the election for the Office of the President. We are also aware that a lot is at stake regarding promises made, what’s been delivered and the old cliché of “…we need more time to finish what we’ve started…”

Needing more time to finish what we’ve started represents to us not only bad management, bad decision-making skills, and often times having one’s nose simply where it doesn’t belong. When one considers these various factors then above all of it is the rationale as to whether one has worked and in that profession have they been successful. How well was time managed; moreover, how effective and realistic is one’s goals?

As for us the notion has become very obvious that Barack Obama is not the man he was hyped-up to be. Furthermore, having read his press by an extremely liberal and quite biased main-stream media there is always the issue of taking what is stated with a grain of salt – or – actually believing that what has been done is beneficial to all or almost all. We are of the impression that from the beginning of this “Imperial Presidency” that President Obama has created his very own culture of corruption.

We are embarrassed that a person carrying the torch of Americanism has literally bowed down to every other head of state, as well as either undersold or dissented with a lot of what America is all about. Needless to say these actions have been disingenuous, dishonest, and damning.

If only for a moment if you could imagine ground-pounding in a sandstorm of Afghanistan must feel when the latest you’ve heard or watched is about who is going to apologize to whom. We must ask ourselves, if we like so many others are in a combat situation whether or not we’re covered by our President – and then face what that decision might be; simply, that he doesn’t care about you or me.

Admittedly, this unorthodox president needs far more vetting than what was originally done. We make our assessments not of a personal nature; yet rather from a perspective of international onlookers. So how does one defend the activities of mounting an assault team to fly into the sovereignty of another nation to forcefully do what is necessary to kill a person who is on the U.S’s 10 Most Wanted List? This is just one example of bowing to the head of state on one day and then being the long arm of the law and literally invading that same nation’s trust. So now – Pakistan demands an apology…and Barack Obama says Nah, not this time.

Now then…everyone knows that an individual cannot be the President of the United States unless one is born here of at least one American parent. At the time of this writing there are specialists, even some who allege working on false documentation who are willing to testify about a birth certificate of all things. This is very much where insincerity and deceitfulness begin to fill one’s work day rather than the business of that your country’s Immigration and Naturalization policies have been so abused that no one wants to do anything about it.

After admitting openly that “…we have an inactive federal government on matters of immigration…” it may indeed have been more productive to begin meeting with special interest groups that no longer are abiding by the rules, they are far more content on making some of their own. We are stating that rather than even give the appearance of telling special interest what they can or cannot do, the appearance of the opposite is what we see with nothing whatsoever to say.

Anytime that 60 percent or more of Americans feel strongly different about a plan you may have all the confidence in; subsequently, one needs to take several deep breaths and reconsider one’s options.

What we, as Americans have seen, amounts to devious and untruthful means by which one will go to in order to get his way; albeit, the right way or the wrong way. This type of behavior is certainly hypocritical from the notions of transparency and open government we were promised. Therefore, we ask any and all who read this…do you feel as though you have a representative in Washington who is fully for our nation, or is there perhaps someone marching to the beat of a different drummer?

Roberto Unger serves as an indictment

In the hopes of not wanting to offend anyone, there is so much news going on today – and the last year(s) – that we thought we would throw a hodgepodge of items that are most current as well as some that were egregious during their time of release that have sizzled a bit and moved back to a lesser burning hotplate.

One of President Obama’s former Harvard professors is calling for the president’s defeat in November, releasing a scathing video in which he accuses the president of abandoning America’s workers while pushing a policy of “food stamps.” Read more here:

The video by Brazilian scholar and politician Roberto Unger serves as an indictment of both parties. But in it, Unger says Obama must be defeated in order for the Democratic Party to restore itself “as the vehicle for the progressive alternative in the country.”

“President Obama must be defeated in the coming election. He has failed to advance the progressive cause in the United States,” he said in the eight-minute video, titled “Beyond Obama” and posted to YouTube . Watch here: At YouTube.

Now even for the most self-admiring and arrogant person that rivals the likes of Mao Zedong, Josef Stalin, and Narcissus himself that has got to be a vote of no confidence or at least painful.

President Obama said Friday the United States will stop deporting hundreds of thousands of young illegal immigrants and give them work permits, a move praised fellow Democrats but criticized by Republicans on Capitol Hill who said the administration has side-stepped the country’s legislative process. Read more here: 

The election-year announcement was met with surprise and question by several GOP lawmakers.

“This is another example of executive overreach,” Florida GOP Rep. Allen West told Fox News.

Obama suggested he ordered the policy change because Capitol Hill Republicans have blocked the so-called DREAM Act, buts said the lawmakers still have time to pass such legislation. Read more: 

“I’ve said this time and again to Congress,” the president said at the Rose Garden press conference. “Send me the DREAM Act, put it on my desk, and I’ll sign it.” Read more:

Now before we go to much further into this quagmire of corruption, finger pointing, and blatant disregard for real life let’s all remember what this person has had to work with. Pardon my antics…it just makes for better reading:

And in this corner… fighting for the elitist left…and wearing crimson trunks [crowd begins to chant; veri-tas, ver-i-tas, VERITAS!] (which means “Truth” ] ladies and gentlemen our newest and only African America Champ_ _ _ President, with the support in numbers of the US House of Representatives AND the US Senate, let me introduce to you….Barack “Love Me” Obama…

Therefore, as anyone can see Mr “Love Me” not only had the executive branch supporting him but also umpteen members of Congress to get what he wanted done; however, there is a fundamental flaw in his decision-making and especially his assessments of the issues. Obama had two plus years to pass his party’s version of the DREAM Act but to the chagrin of too many members of Congress they didn’t like it and subsequently didn’t pass it. The Real Truth.

And it looks as though Obama’s Attorney General, Eric Holder, may want to abandon the sinking ship before running out of boats.

Dear Chairman Issa:
Thank you for your letter on June 15, 2012 and your agreement to meet on Tuesday June 19, 2012. The Dept has offered a serious, good faith proposal to bring this matter to an amicable resolution in the form of a briefing based on documents that the Committee could retain. (Please feel free to read on here.)

We must not forget that Obama may or may not be implicated in whatever the House Committee learns. Nonetheless, the fire inside of the “intelligence leaks scandal is heating up again…

The Supreme Court is getting ready to rule on Obamacare and we are getting a little sideways on that call. Get ready and prepared for a ruling you may be scratching your head over…