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The Rat’s Out Of The Bag As Liberal Democrats Reveal Their ‘Final Solution’ To The Problem Created By Human Freedom And Dignity

March 29, 2017

Here’s a picture that Democrats don’t like looking at:

If you take a look at that picture it shows a great big giant problem for the Democratic Party that they need to deal with.

It’s a map that shows that only incredibly crowded cities vote Democrat, with the rest of America where people are allowed to breathe freedom overwhelmingly vote Republican.

If you live in a rural environment, you have this strange tendency to not think that the government is your provider and your master and you don’t want it to be your god.  The power of government is not all around you and above you and below you.  And you don’t want it to be.

If, on the other hand, you live in a giant city, crammed in like sardines, well, you pretty much can’t live without government.  You can’t own a gun so you are clearly helpless and depend totally and utterly for the police; you can’t travel around so you clearly must rely on public transportation.  You need government assistance in the roach-motel-pill-boxes a.k.a. apartments because somebody has to pay for all the sky-high taxes and cost of complying with tens of thousands of regulations – and so when the rich people who own the apartment buildings get hikes, guess what happens to the rent?  Yep, it goes up; so we need government to impose public housing requirements and provide subsidies for rent.  The entire cost of living in these giant cities is sky high, in fact.  Because Government thy god is a hungry god, an all-consuming fire.

People in the rural area have a “live free or die” mentality; people in densely packed urban cities haven’t had a free thought in generations.  They are like goldfish crammed into a Wal-Mart fishbowl, staring at nothing with their empty fish eyes.  They are so dehumanized that they are capable of killing their own children in the abortion mills without ever once having a single twinge of conscience.  They have already murdered sixty million babies in America: a Holocaust that makes them TEN TIMES more wicked than the Nazis.

In a liberal Democrat-controlled city, there is no place to go to be alone, to think your own thoughts – and that is a good thing too, as far as the left is concerned – because if you were able to be alone and think your own thoughts you might begin to start thinking thoughts of escape, thoughts of freedom.  And they cannot have that.  They WILL not have it.

You will think what you are told to think by your betters.  They will pump your thoughts into your head via the media culture that they control.

Now, no one who has truly enjoyed actual life in a rural environment would ever willingly place himself or herself in such a hellhole.  But that’s okay, because “Democrats” are “DEMOnic bureauCRATS” who believe in using the raw, naked power of Government to force people to comply.

That’s the problem the Democrats face.  What’s their solution?

Well, they need SOME kind of ruse, some kind of bait-and-switch.  There’s a saying that you can fool all Republicans some of the time, and all Democrats all of the time, but you can’t fool all the people all the time.

So enter “climate change.”  Enter the Democrat Party’s “Final Solution” to put us all in their Auschwitz cities where they can have complete and total and absolute control over each and every one of us:

California will need billions of dollars in new funding for housing and transportation improvements, and to make extraordinary changes to state and local government policies, in order to meet its new 2030 climate change goals, according to new reports from state and regional government officials and UC Berkeley researchers.
Californians will need to cut their driving by 1.6 miles per day, which they could accomplish through telecommuting, carpooling, biking or taking transit to work once a month as well as replacing short car trips with walking and combining multiple errands into one trip, state climate regulators said.
Car and truck pollution makes up the largest portion of California’s carbon emissions, and residents will need to drive less to reach the state’s goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 40% below 1990 levels by 2030. These driving reduction numbers also assume that the state will substantially boost the number of electric cars on the road and cut carbon from fuel.
To get there, representatives from the Southern California Assn. of Governments and other regional agencies told climate regulators at a meeting last week that they needed a lot of new money for transportation and housing — as much as $5 billion in the Sacramento region alone — as well as policy changes that could include tolls and other charges for people to drive in congested areas.
Since 2008, regional governments have been responsible for developing plans to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by aiming to redirect development from sprawling outward to denser development into cities, adjacent suburbs and neighborhoods near mass transit lines. But regional governments have to revise their plans to meet the new targets now that the 2030 climate change goals passed the Legislature last year.
Beyond funding, state officials need to be sensitive to how Californians are used to getting around every day, said Hasan Ikhrata, the executive director of the Southern California Assn. of Governments, which is responsible for implementing a climate change blueprint in Los Angeles, Imperial, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino and Ventura counties.
“We have changed the discussion in the state of California in a good way about how to sustain the future,” Ikhrata said at the meeting. “But at the same time we still have 40 million Californians that need to get from A to B. And we can’t overnight think they’re all going to bike or use transit. Some of them will drive.”
Rather than expecting all Californians to drive less, the state could see substantial driving reductions if it changed policies to funnel new housing into cities, according to a study released Monday by public policy think tank Next 10.
The study, written by UC Berkeley environmental and housing researchers Ethan Elkind, Carol Galante and Nathaniel Decker, compared the effects of concentrating all future housing growth into areas that have already been developed with a scenario where only 60% of new homes were built in those locations, which is what happened from 2000 to 2015.
The study found that residents living in already developed neighborhoods would drive about 18 fewer miles every weekday than those living outside those communities.

They won’t force EVERYONE to change, understand.  “Some of them will drive.”  You know, like the elite liberal class of commissars, the politically connected, the leftist celebrities who will be able to continue to live out on our television screens their dramas of the rich and shameless.  Oops, I mean famous.  Life won’t change for them.  They will continue to live their luxurious, separate, life=atop-Olympus lifestyles.  It will be all the rest of us jammed into rat warrens.

And these people aren’t stupid: they know it will have the very intentional benefit of “fundamentally transforming” the way we think once we’re jammed into the dense cities that they have far more control over.

And this “final solution: is REALLY something the left wants to impose, because oh yes, they’re talking about doing this a LOT:

To meet the bold new climate change goals put in place last year, California will work to put millions of electric cars on the road, revolutionize its dairy industry and generate half of all power from solar panels and other renewable sources.
But those efforts will come up short, warn state regulators, without dramatic changes to how Californians live and travel.

The state has pledged to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions to 40% below 1990 levels by 2030. To do so, Southern Californians will have to drive nearly 12% less by that date than they did five years ago, cutting their miles on the road every day from 22.8 to 20.2, according a Los Angeles Times estimate based on data from state and regional climate and planning officials.

These driving reductions mean that Californians will have to walk, bike and use mass transit much more frequently than they do now. By 2030, residents will have to travel by foot four times more frequently than they did in 2012, alongside a nine-fold increase in bicycling over the same time, and a substantial boost in bus and rail ridership, climate officials say.

Getting people out of their cars in favor of walking, cycling or riding mass transit will require the development of new, closely packed housing near jobs and commercial centers at a rate not seen in the United States since at least before World War II, according to a recent study by permit and contractor data analysis website BuildZoom.
“You can’t be pro-environment and anti-housing,” said Marlon Boarnet, chair of the Department of Urban Planning and Spatial Analysis at USC’s Price School of Public Policy, who has advised state climate regulators on land-use issues. “You can’t be anti-sprawl and anti-housing. This is something that has not been very well understood.”

The article ends by quoting a university professor who says this:

“To be blunt, the state’s going to have to take some leadership,” Boarnet said. “We’ve tried very strong municipal control, and in the case of Los Angeles, strong neighborhood control. And we’ve found that that doesn’t let us build the housing that we need in the locations that we need it.

Nothing like the raw power of naked government force.  Oh, unless Donald Trump seeks to curb lawlessness by requiring cities and states to end their “sanctuary city” rabid violation of federal law by withholding federal funds.  Liberals who LOVE government force call that “gun-to-the-head tactics.”  Liberals actually LOVE gun-to-the-head tactics.  Democrats LOVE imposing regulations that hold guns to the heads of people who don’t want anything to do with their agenda but are forced to by the raw, naked power of thugocracy.   They just scream like rabid wolves when they’re not the ones who get to hold the gun, is all.

Liberal intellectuals know that people who are allowed the basic freedom to live where they want to live will also have the basic freedom to think for themselves.  And anyone who looks at a political election map knows that such people vote REPUBLICAN and oppose these fascists’ agenda

But how do you sell such a load of crap?  By conflating it with a different load of crap, of course: the crap of the theory that humans are somehow solely responsible for climate change that was occurring billions of years before there were ever any humans on the planet and which scientists are actually measuring as we speak on other planets in our solar system.

Al Gore and the Democratic Party propaganda machine assured us we’d be underwater by now.  Strange, too, because I currently have neither gills nor a snorkel and yet I’m doing okay.

You want to end climate change on Jupiter?  Pack humans on earth into liberal utopias.  Isn’t the solution obvious???

Rat warrens are the final solution for the manufactured crisis of climate change.

It doesn’t matter that actual climate change has NOTHING WHATSOEVER to do with humans.  Because “climate change” is just a “final solution” to a different problem: the problem of human dignity and human freedom which keeps liberals from attaining their goal of total domination.

If you have an intelligence quotient above that of a grapefruit, you understand that “climate change” and “sanctuary city policies” have one thing in common: they are the result of incredibly cynical and profoundly dishonest Democrat Party ideology.  Because understand, if the immigrants pouring into America voted Republican, Democrats would be screaming that they be hunted down like BUGS.  But illegal immigrants ultimately end up voting Democrat and so they are like the sacred cows in India while the people around them starve.  Which is because the law of supply and demand can be a cruel thing when Democrats intentionally impose a giant increase in the supply of unskilled labor and are surprised that lo-and-behold wages tank because the supply of low skilled workers far exceeds the demand.  With the result being increased poverty.  Especially of the most vulnerable populations such as blacks.  Again, these aren’t stupid people: they know damn well what they’re doing.  They have a plan and they are working toward imposing that plan.  And their plan depends on poverty and ignorance.

Democrats turned black people into a sacred cow to advance their political agenda in the past.  But now they are more than willing to slaughter that sacred cow because there is another cow with more milk and more meat: Hispanics.  And it doesn’t bother these soulless social-engineers at all to sacrifice one sacred cow for one that will carry them forward into a blatantly anti-American America.

So let’s look at the new Democrat Party sacred cow and see how much ugly, vicious harm they are doing to the very heart of the Democratic bastions, the big cities.

Data from each of the DEA’s 20 domestic divisions shows that of the 767 fugitives with known birthplaces, eighty-three percent of them were born outside of this country.  In effect the US has imported a foreign criminal class that operates a multi-billion dollar drug trade within our borders.  In the U.S.’s most violent cities, foreign-born fugitives dominate lists of the most-wanted criminals. In one example, in Detroit, only 7 percent of the DEA’s fugitives were born in America. In some DEA divisions, such as those for Dallas, Seattle, Philadelphia, New Jersey and New York, most-wanted lists contain not a single U.S.-born person.

You find out that Mexicans ALONE out of all the Hispanics pouring into our nation make up 14% of our entire U.S. prison population – far, FAR out of any proportion to their actual numbers as a percentage of Americans.

Then consider how many damn pardons Obama gave to hard-core drug dealers who were foreign born.  Don’t tell me this isn’t intentional.

And under Obama we had a giant nuclear EXPLOSION of drug addiction and deaths by overdosing.

And that’s because it is simply impossible for any reasoning person not to conclude that Democrats WANT a predator class preying on people in big cities.  Because Democrats want people naked and afraid and dependent.  On THEM.  It’s like the gangs that I’ll talk about more at the end of this article: gangs come in and vandalize and rob, and then what do they do?  They offer to sell the businesses they prey upon “protection.”  And of course it’s protection from THEM.  The people who live in big cities are poor and ignorant and stupid – and that’s EXACTLY how Democrats want them.  And they feed them drugs to keep them poor and ignorant and stupid.  Because only truly evil or truly stupid people will vote for this party of evil and depravity and failure.

And it is no different with “climate change” in that it is nothing but a profoundly cynical attempt to impose self-serving Democrat-Party political social-engineering into “scientific necessity.”  Even though all legitimate science proves that temperatures in our past were FAR higher than they are today and that we have had fairly regular swings in climate that continue into our current time.  The Old Egyptian Kingdom and the Mayan civilization were ended by “climate change.”  Even though there wasn’t a single SUV or a single Republican politician or voter in those days.  And the same damn climate change that is part of our past before humans had any damn thing to do with our damn climate is all around us in the planetary bodies around us.

Have you ever heard of the Azusa Revival?  Fascinating story.  It was the story of the triumph of Christian faith and the miraculous results of Christian faith.

But ultimately Democrats took over Los Angeles.  And so today in that same location we have Skid Row.  And we’ve had Skid Row since the damn Democrats took over Los Angeles.

Christians are still there, like the Union Rescue Mission (where my friend Warren Currie used to serve as the chief executive officer) doing their best to help in the desperate poverty that ALWAYS results in the dense urban cities that are the dream of liberal Democrats.

It’s an amazing thing that there are many cities where the Democrat Party political machine took over a CENTURY ago and things are worse as a result than EVER.  But the Democrat Party political machine – just like the sucking ticks that these vermin are – once embedded are impossible to remove.  Because where there are cities, there is poverty, and where there is poverty, there is ignorance.  And where there is ignorance, rest assured there are DEMOCRATS.

The Bible talks about principalities and powers – demons and demonic strongholds.  Consider a gang (another guaranteed result of the Democratic Party platform).  It has a territory.  And the gang owns its territory.  You can feel the oppression – literally the spiritual oppression – in an area where a gang holds people down through fear.

Which party is doing everything they can to prevent the police from doing their job to serve and protect the American people?  The DEMOCRATIC Party.  In California they literally opened up the prisons and declared crimes not to be crimes while they have “sanctuary cities” and in the meantime Obama’s Department of Injustice rabidly investigated every police department they could as if it is the POLICE who are the real criminals and not the criminals who prey on people.

That is EXACTLY what Democrats are trying to create: larger, more powerful demonic strongholds.  Where they have total control, where they can oppress people and keep people down – literally down for a hundred years – through their lies within a system that resembles a fiefdom whereby the serfs are owned by the lords and receive just enough to live on while the rich continue to get richer.

The other night I was watching a liberal movie star decrying the fact that “police officers ought to be able to live in the communities they protect.”  Sounds nice, I suppose, unless you have a functioning brain cell.  Shouldn’t garbage collectors be able to live in the community they serve?  What about that fool movie star’s community?  Shouldn’t they be able to live in that multi-million dollar Bel-Air mansion of yours???  These leftist movie stars don’t have any intention of living in some tiny apartment surrounded by poverty and drugs and crime and gangs and risking their lives just to venture outside where they have to take the damn bus because they can’t possibly afford a car that would let them drive away to freedom.  That’s not for them.  No, that’s for YOU.

And just like their god Lucifer always does, Democrats have to package their lies from hell with something else that they can convince people to swallow.  Like “science” or like “tolerance.”  They intentionally and invariably deliberately conflate “illegal immigrants” with “immigrants” because they literally don’t want people to comprehend the difference and distinction so they can get them to swallow their lies.  Democrats are lying liars who lie and if their lips are moving or if they’re typing something it means they’re lying.  They intentionally and invariably conflate “climate change” with human causation in spite of the obvious history of planet earth and in spite of what is obviously going on in the universe all around us so they can fearmonger and demagogue people into complying with their self-serving agenda.  The left demands the United Nations receive – get this – $76 TRILLION to combat climate change.  So they can “change” the climate by like half a degree?  No.  You might be that stupid, but these people aren’t.  Rather, they have an agenda that comes right out of the heart of their god, the devil.

The crap that California liberals are peddling is INSANE.  Unless they can get their hands on that kind of money.  You give liberals that kind of money and you’ll get the Final Solution.

If you’re a Democrat, please have the moral consistency to invite at least one hundred illegal immigrants to live in your house with you and please feed them and take care of all of their medical needs.  Because that is the dream of the party that you rabidly support: the dream of cramming people together into dense “communities” and forcing someone to take care of all of those people.

Not that there has been a Democrat in fifty years who wasn’t a pathological hypocrite.

 

 

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In An Age Of Blatant Propaganda, The Lengths You’ve Got To Go To Find How DEMOCRATS Are The Party Of Racism

August 19, 2015

Julian Bond, the civil rights leader, died recently.  I saw it in my paper.  Something stirred in my mind as I read the part about his life where:

When he was elected to the Georgia House of Representatives in 1965, along with seven other black members, furious white members of the House refused to let him take his seat, accusing him of disloyalty. He was already well known because of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee’s stand against the United States’ involvement in the Vietnam War.

I immediately smelled a rat.  Do you know why?  Because I have learned through a life of being forced to live through liberal-ideologue propaganda masquerading as “journalism” that if those “furious white members” had been Republican, they would have been exposed and named.

It was a matter of finding out just who these “furious white members of the House” who “refused to let [great black civil rights leader Bond] take his seat” were.  I KNEW they were Democrats.  Because I know the media is pathologically corrupt and dishonest.  But it wasn’t easy.  Because I had to keep sifting through all the press accounts that simply stated that “white members” refused to let Julian Bond take his seat.  With the obvious implication being, “white” because they were RACIST and this was about RACISM.

I went through a good twenty articles and all I could find was that the members of the House who refused to let Julian Bond take his seat were “white.”  NEVER a mention of the political party those racist “white members” belonged to.

But I found one tiny little nugget in the one I cite above.  It pointed out that the case went all the way to the Supreme Court.  And it told me the year: 1966.

So I entered “Bond” and “Supreme Court” and “v.” and “1966” to find who was fighting Bond to take his seat.

I discovered this way – and ONLY this roundabout way given a media culture that pathologically protects Democrats – that it was “Bond v. Floyd” in 1966.

Okay, so who is this “Floyd” guy?

Well, I did more searching.  And discovered that we were talking about one “Rep. James “Sloppy” Floyd.”  And discovered the following in the first link that came up for the turd:

James H. Floyd State Park is a 561 acre (2.27 km²) Georgia State Park located near Summerville at the base of Taylor Ridge (Georgia). The park is named after Democrat James H. “Sloppy” Floyd who served in the Georgia House of Representatives from 1953 until 1974 and was from the area. Surrounded by rural countryside and the Chattahoochee National Forest, the park offers many activities, including camping, hiking and fishing. In addition, the park contains two lakes that total 51 acres (0.21 km²) and a children’s playground. The Pinhoti Trail is accessible through the park.

And, of course, yeah, this Democrat who is so esteemed other Democrats named a park after him is a DEMOCRAT.

It was DEMOCRATS who were the “furious white members” who were so pathologically racist they wouldn’t let a black civil rights hero take his seat.  But of course that fact refutes the entire dishonest liberal narrative, so no “journalist” would ever bother to report it.  Facts only matter if they confirm or can be twisted into appearing to confirm a liberal narrative.  So in this case “white members” appears to confirm the liberal narrative of racism so they report “white members” but refuse to report which party the “white racists” belonged to because it would amount to the finger pointers pointing their fingers at THEMSELVES.

It wasn’t just James Floyd who tried to screw Julian Bond.  There were plenty of other politicians in the process.  For instance, another account of Julian Bond’s life [that I found AFTER finally discovering the name James Floyd] says:

Georgia Governor Carl Sanders declared Bond’s seat vacant. The voters elected him again. The House excluded him again. Bond appealed directly to the Supreme Court.

The Atlantic doesn’t mention which political party is to blame, of course.

Hmm. Wonder which party Carl Sanders belongs to?  The mainstream media will never tell you if it’s a damn Democrat, so you can either just figure or you can go to the lengths they don’t want you to go to and be your OWN journalist and look it up.  So I looked the name up and:

In the 1962 Democratic gubernatorial primary, Sanders defeated former Governor Marvin Griffin. Sanders received 494,978 votes (58.7 percent) to Griffin’s 332,746 (39 percent).[1] Thereafter, Griffin largely retired from politics. Sanders was the first Georgia governor from an urban area since the 1920s. He was the first modern Georgia governor nominated in the Democratic primary by the popular vote after the abolition of the County Unit System, a kind of electoral college formerly used to elect Georgia governors.

Yep.

We just had the same garbage with the Confederate flag, the South’s symbol of pathological racism according to the news accounts.  What they never bothered to tell you was that the “Confederates” were DEMOCRATS who went to war because the first REPUBLICAN and therefore ANTI-SLAVERY President was elected.  They never bothered to tell anyone that the governor who reinstated the Confederate flag (which had been banned by Republicans) was a DEMOCRAT.  A Republican governor named Nikki Haley finally banned the flag again.  As I point out, “Let’s see how many DEMOCRAT governors could have done so before her. Since the beginning of the Civil War, 41 of the Governors of the State of South Carolina – including the ENTIRE period of segregation and “separate but equal” status – were DEMOCRATS. Versus eight Republican governors – one of whom finally took down that damned Democrat Party symbol of hate.  And just to continue on the Confederate flag thing, “How about this one: guess which president as governor signed into law an act to add a Confederate star on his state flag “to commemorate the Confederate States of America.”

Yep.  Democrats.  But you’d never think so when you read the mainstream media, would you?

I point out some of the long, sordid history of the Democrat Party in another article that proves how hypocrite the Democrat Party is on a regular basis about “racism”:

The same is even MORE true on race.  The Democrat Party was the Party that waged a brutal Civil War to continue black slavery with a United States led by Republican President named Lincoln.  The Democrat Party was the Party that spawned the Ku Klux Klan as its terrorist wing of the Democrat Party.  The Democrat Party under Woodrow Wilson actually RE-segregated the US Military and government service (after Republicans had de-segregated them and allowed blacks to serve).  The Democrat Party in 1924 was SO completely dominated by the Ku Klux Klan that the Democrat National Convention was called “Klanbake.”    The Democrat Party under FDR and their New Deal was rife with racism and unions and Democrats used it to prevent blacks from getting jobs.  The Democrat Party continued to be THE Party of hard-core racism for the entire history of the republic.  The racist horror story of “Mississippi Burning“ was OWNED by Democrats from the Governor right on down.  In fact, the state Democrat Party in Mississippi was limited to whites only.  And the fact is that a FAR higher percentage of Republican Congressmen and Senators voted for the 1964 Civil Rights Act than Democrats.  Democrats were the Party of keeping the black man down until they cynically – incredibly cynically – saw that there was another way to keep exploiting black people to keep them on their plantation and keep them down.

There’s the myth and there’s the reality, there’s the Big Lie and there’s the truth.  But you always have to dig more for the latter because liberals always lie and always slander.

The media simply WILL NOT be fair.  They will NOT be honest.  And the media’s dishonesty as agents of the left is part and parcel of the dishonesty that characterizes the left in all of its ways.

Obama Tries To Fit Japan Crisis, Two Wars And Shocking Oil Prices In Between Golfing And NCAA Brackets

March 15, 2011

Obama is at a -22 approval, according to a just-breaking story:

Obama Approval Index: -22 Strongly Approve 20% Strongly Disapprove 42% Total Approval 43%

Here’s Obama’s trend for the past 8 days:

-10
-15
-16
-16
-15
-18
-20
-22

Does he deserve even that much credit?

Japan suffered a quake that has been upgraded to a 9.0 on the scale.  It is the fourth largest earthquake ever recorded in human history.  That quake resulted in a tsunami that did terrible damage.  And as a result of all that damage Japan is watching in horror as one nuclear power plant after another melts down.

Yet “no drama” Obama just doesn’t seem to care.  He didn’t even bother to mention Japan or it’s earthquake or its tsunami or its nuclear meltdown in his address the day after the disaster.  And just to demonstrate that he truly truly, truly didn’t give a damn, he played 18 holes of golf.

See the photos of Obama’s golf outing from Sadhill.

Then there’s the unfortunate fact that this disaster has coincided with the far more important NCAA basketball tournament.  A president has to choose his priorities, and clearly the basketball brackets won out.  It takes a lot of research and study to go out there and pick the winning teams.  And President Obama is clearly prepared to put in the time to make sure his picks are good ones.

Oh, yes, there’s one another thing that is keeping Obama busy: Democrat fundraisers at luxury hotels.  Obama had his second this week and his fourth such event this month.

American servicemen are facing radiation exposure.  Obama is facing ESPN sports reporters.  And which situation is more toxic?

Earlier, Obama’s excuse for failing to talk about Libya even as the protestors were being killed from far above by Gaddafi’s jets was becasue he had a “scheduling conflict.”  Now you know what his “conflicts” were.

It’s not just Japan or Libya, of course.  It’s not just the fact that radiation leaks have made over a hundred thousand people prisoners in their own homes.  It’s not the fact that Japan’s market has lost more than 16% of its value in just two days.  And it’s not just the terrible impact that a devasted Japan (which is the 2nd largest purchaser of U.S. debt) will have on America.  It’s not just the shocking increases in the price of oil and gasoline.  It’s not the collapse of one government after another across the Arab world.  It’s not that Bahrain is declaring a state of emergency after the protests and rioting has overtaken that kingdom.  It’s not that Obama made it American policy that Gaddafi fall, and then did nothing to make that happen as Gaddafi’s forces begin to rout the unsupported rebels who are screaming for George Bush and for a no-fly zone.

It’s the fact that the world is burning, and we have a pathetic weakling appeasing president who cannot lead because he was never more than a community agitator.

If Sheriff Dupnik Knew There Was A ‘Climate Of Hate,’ WHY Didn’t He Guard Gabrielle Giffords???

January 15, 2011

This was a question that Bill O’Reilly asked on his Friday night program.  And it seems rather impossible for a liberal to answer.

Sheriff Clarence Dupnik (and if that doesn’t sound like the name of an abject idiot, I don’t know what does) has been so busy being a liberal ideologue Democrat he really hasn’t had time to be an actual law enforcement officer.

If he were acting like a sheriff, he would be trying to calm and reassure the people, and limit himself to describing the facts.

Instead, he’s doing the precise opposite of what any legitimate sheriff would do: he’s doing everything he can to stir up paranoia and invent fact-free theories.

In a way, Clarence Dupnik and Jared Loughner deserve each other.  Both believe that someone else controls other people’s minds; Loughner believes it’s the government doing it (the same government that pulled off the 9/11 attack on its own citizens), and Dupnik believes its Rush Limbaugh:

“The kind of rhetoric that flows from people like Rush Limbaugh, in my judgment he is irresponsible, uses partial information, sometimes wrong information,” Pima County Sheriff Clarence Dupnik said today. “[Limbaugh] attacks people, angers them against government, angers them against elected officials and that kind of behavior in my opinion is not without consequences.”

Frankly, I think as absolutely nuts as Loughner is, his theory is actually far more sane than Dupnik’s.  After all, not only is Obama constantly lecturing the nation, but he has access to our water supply.  Rush can talk to people for three hours a day, but he can’t insinuate mind-controlling chemicals into our porridge like Obama can.

But let’s put the fact that Dupnik’s ideas are absolutely warped to go along with being absolutely irresponsible.  Let’s take Dupnik’s garbage at face value for just a moment.  Let’s suppose that Dupnik genuinely believed that right wing hate had truly created a hostile climate.

Dupnik has told any reporter who would put him on television that, in spite of not having a single solitary shred of evidence (something which non-Democrat sheriff’s actually care about), he knows that right wing rhetoric has heated up the environment and created a hateful climate.

So here’s the question: knowing this, knowing that there was a conservative-caused poisonous environment creating a clear and present danger, why didn’t this incompetent disgrace put a protective detail on Gabrielle Giffords? By his own acknowledgment, this incompetent moron (and did I mention he’s a Democrat?) knew that she was in danger, and refused to lift a finger to protect her.

If Dupnik had a deputy at Giffords’ event – as he should have, given what he “knew” – most or even ALL of the carnage would have been stopped.  And yet this buffoon who had it in his power to prevent this terrible tragedy has been doing nothing but blaming conservatives who had absolutely nothing to do with what happened.

He should be sharing Jared Loughner’s cell, comparing notes with his companion as to how Rush, or the government, or space aliens, or whatever is controlling people’s minds.

Don’t be a Dupnik.

Neverending Blame Bush Insanity: Democrat Alex Sink Obviously Cheats In Debate, Then Blames It On Republican Opponent

October 27, 2010

Just another of oh-so-many proofs that this election is a plebiscite on national integrity.  If we as a nation are without honor, decency, honor, or virtue, then we will vote for Democrats.

Democratic candidate cheats in Florida debate, then blames opponent for it
By Toby Harnden World Last updated: October 26th, 2010

This is pretty extraordinary. Alex Sink, locked in a tight gubernatorial race in Florida with Rick Scott, reads a message on a Droid shown to her by her make-up artist. That’s against the CNN debate rules. It’s cheating. Scott notices what she’s doing and blows the whistle.

Watch the video:


According to The St Petersburg Times, the message said:

The attorney who [w]on the Sykes suit said alex sink did nothing wrong. Tell not to let him keep talking about her.

Sink was clearly being surreptitious and, far from declining to read the message once she saw it related to the debate, she actively participated in the subterfuge. She was content to be coached and her body language indicates she knew she was doing something wrong.

That’s bad enough. What’s really disgraceful is what she does afterwards. She supposedly fires an aide (initially unnamed but now identified as Brian May, the person who apparently signed the campaign’s agreement to the debate rules) and issues a statement saying this:

While he [the aide] told me it was out of anger with Rick Scott’s repeated distortion of facts, it was a foolish thing to do.

In the annals of non-apology apologies, this takes some beating. The candidate cheats. There is no admission of personal responsibility at all and an aide is blamed. Then she goes one step further, justifying an aide’s ‘foolish’ actions as being motivated by ‘anger’ with her opponent’s ‘repeated distortion of facts’.

Okaaaay. So the candidate’s position is that she didn’t cheat but anyway it’s all her opponent’s fault? It’s the kind of thing few parents would let a six-year-old get away with.

No wonder so many Americans are so disillusioned with their politicians.

Add to that the strange goings-ons inside the voting machines in Nevada, which have a mysterious tendency to prompt voters to select Harry Reid.

Add to that the SEIU pro-Democrat voter-stuffing shenanigans, with clear evidence of massive fraud.

Add to that the 250 absentee ballots the Republican candidate tracked to a vacant lot.

Add to that the evidence in Bucks County, Pennsylvania that the Democrat candidate is flooding the voter registration office with fraudulent applications for absentee ballots.

Add to that voting machines in North Carolina which are “voting” for Democrats even when that is the exact opposite of what voters intend.  Which is simply the icing on the cake of all kinds of other fraud going on there.

Add to that Chicago, where Republicans are being disenfranchised of their right to vote by corrupt Democrat organizations.

Add to that still more corrupt Democrats in Pennsylvania who created a fictitious “Pennsylvania Voter Assistance Office” to commit voter fraud.

Add to that a woman who is literally under criminal indictment for past voter fraud with liberal A.C.O.R.N. now heading up yet another corrupt liberal voter fraud group.

Add to that Democrat Sen. Barbara Boxer both illegally and immorally requesting public high school teachers to send public school kids to volunteer for her campaign.

Add to that a Democrat organization in Virginia “shocked” that their free beer in exchange for votes was actually criminal.

Add to that illegal immigrants who are actively working to undermine the vote in Washington State for Democrats.  Even as liberal Democrat bastions such as San Fransisco are currently seeking to undermine the sanctity of citizens and the vote altogether.

Add to that campaign ads by Democrat candidates such as Rep. Alan Grayson which so shockingly and deliberately misrepresent the truth that even MSNBC are taking them to the woodshed for their gross lies.

To be a Democrat is to support institutional cheating, fraud and lies.  If you are a Democrat, you are a despicable cheating liar by proxy.  Just embrace it.  It’s who and what you are.  And shame on you.

And it’s not just in campaigning that Democrats are pathologically dishonest frauds; it is in governing.

There was the Generational Fraud Act otherwise known as the stimulus that was sold as preventing unemployment from rising above 8%.  What is it now?

There was the “sales pitch” that promised all sorts of “shovel-ready jobs.”  The problem is that there NEVER WERE any such jobs.  And now we have the admission that there never WERE any “shovel-ready jobs” coming right out of the lying mouth of the liar-in-chief himself.

There was the “sales pitch” that ObamaCare would bend the cost-curve down; that if you liked your health plan you could keep it; that the mandates weren’t a tax; etcetera.  And every single one of those promises was just a filthy lie.

Lately we see the Obama administration playing all kinds of monkey games with the TARP program finances, according to the TARP inspector general.

Don’t trust Democrats.  They are liars without shame or dignity.

Vote them out on November 2.

Please Vote Democrat So Illegal Immigrants Can Take Over America

October 26, 2010

Mexico is an imploding hellhole.  And in the spirit of redistributionist Democrat Party liberalism, America should be an imploding hellhole, too.

If you don’t think America should implode just like Mexico, you’re a racist.

Obama once stated it magnificently:

“We can’t drive our SUVs and eat as much as we want and keep our homes on 72 degrees at all times … and then just expect that other countries are going to say OK,” Obama said.

“That’s not leadership. That’s not going to happen,” he added.

And under his leadership, great progress has been made.

Mexicans sweat in the heat and walk in the dust as they slowly starve.  And you vile American scum should damn well sweat like a pig in the dust without food, too.

You can help make it happen.  You can assist in the takeover of America by illegal immigrants who bring their culture of corruption along with them as they openly usurp our once-sacred vote.

And all you have to do to “fundamentally transform” America in Mexico’s image is vote Democrat.

In Wash., illegal immigrants canvassing for votes
By MANUEL VALDES, Associated Press Writer Manuel Valdes, Associated Press Writer – Fri Oct 22, 11:26 pm ET

SEATTLE – When Maria Gianni is knocking on voters’ doors, she’s not bashful about telling people she is in the country illegally. She knows it’s a risk to advertise to strangers that she’s here illegally — but one worth taking in what she sees as a crucial election.

The 42-year-old is one of dozens of volunteers — many of them illegal immigrants — canvassing neighborhoods in the Seattle area trying to get naturalized citizens to cast a ballot for candidates like Democratic Sen. Patty Murray, who is in a neck-to-neck race with Republican Dino Rossi.

Pramila Jayapal, head of OneAmerica Votes, says the campaign is about empowering immigrants who may not feel like they can contribute to a campaign because they can’t vote.

“Immigrants really do matter,” Jayapal said. “If we can’t vote ourselves, we’re gonna knock on doors, or get family members to vote.”

[…]

In close elections across the country, the immigrant and minority vote is considered key for candidates, especially Democrats.

One picture from a pro-illegal immigrant demonstration says it all.  This is the way it ought to be!

This could happen in your town: the Mexican flag flying majestically above; the American flag upside-down in distress beneath it.  Isn’t it beautiful???

I look at this picture and finally fully understand the words of my heroine, Michelle Obama:

“For the first time in my adult life I am proud of my country because it feels like hope is finally making a comeback.”

Hope IS making a comeback!

It’s taken Democrats a generation, but the party of Big Brother is finally close to its most cherished goal, which might be best expressed by the words of liberal Democrat and ACLU founder Roger Baldwin:

“I have continued directing the unpopular fight for the rights of agitation, as director of the American Civil Liberties Union…. I am for socialism, disarmament and ultimately for abolishing the state itself as an instrument of violence and compulsion. I seek the social ownership of property, the abolition of the propertied class and sole control by those who produce wealth. Communism is, of course, the goal.”

PLEASE help the Democrat Party further undermine “the Great Satan” on November 2.

Even Über-Liberal Martha’s Vineyard Starting To Miss Bush

August 19, 2010

Martha’s Vineyard is quintessentially Über-Über liberal.  In the 2008 election, fully 75% of the island residents voted for Obama.  Which is why Democrats love it so much.

Which makes the following story a) utterly hilarious in its sheer delicious irony and b) terrifying news for Democrats.  Democrats  should basically view themselves as cockroaches caught in the light and seeing a giant boot forcefully descending from heaven (mind you, Democrats should ALWAYS view themselves as cockroaches) as November approaches:

Vineyard buzzes less for Obamas’ second visit
Many say they’ll leave family alone
By Milton J. Valencia
Globe Staff / August 18, 2010

OAK BLUFFS — Sharky’s Cantina is once again mixing its “Obamarita’’ cocktail, with tastes of the president’s favorite fruits, and the Locker Room on Circuit Avenue has restocked the “I vacationed with Obama’’ T-shirts.

But as Martha’s Vineyard prepares for the first family’s visit tomorrow — their second summer stay here since President Obama took office — the excitement that marked last summer’s arrival of the fresh-faced commander in chief seems to have ebbed like the tide.

Obama, now a tested president burdened by war and economic upheaval, may well get the peace and quiet he has been seeking as he settles in for a 10-day stay, presumably at the historic Blue Heron Farm in Chilmark where he stayed last year, local residents said.

“I have no desire to go chase him or see him,’
’ said Elaine Allen, owner of the Laughing Bear clothing shop on Circuit Avenue, one of the few stores to feature a poster in its window welcoming the first family this year.

“Let him just have that R and R that he needs,’’ she said.

It was only a year ago that the president, a superstar after his historic election, rode a wave of popularity to The Rock. Islanders typically brag about a laissez-faire attitude when it comes to celebrities, but it seemed everyone wanted a glimpse of Obama playing golf or biking with his daughters.

But in the final days before his second visit, some residents say the excitement has waned along with Obama’s popularity after two years in office. Others say his poll numbers are not the issue; they just want to give the president the quiet he seeks.

“It’s not as hectic or as crazy’’ this year, said Maya Sharp, a clerk at Alley’s General Store in West Tisbury, one of the locations the president visited last summer. She remembers the excitement when Secret Service agents came into the store announcing that the president would visit. No one else was allowed in the store when he came in to buy candy for his two daughters.

“It’s just a laid-back feeling now,’’ Sharp said. “It’s like ‘Wow, he’s coming — again.’ ’’

One barometer of the plunge in excitement has been the sale of Obama-themed T-shirts, which designers had been banking on after the craze of last year. Clothing labeled with the president’s name sold by the thousands, helping to salvage a tough economic year for the island.

But this year’s T-shirt sales are much less brisk, merchants say.

“Last year, Obama gave you goose bumps, but I don’t think you’re going to see that this year,’’ said Alex McCluskey, co-owner of the Locker Room, who sold more than 4,000 “I vacationed with Obama’’ T-shirts last year. But so far this year, he said, his hot item is T-shirts of former President Bush asking, “Miss me yet?’’

Residents have also noticed a drop in the number of stores with Obama posters on their front windows and homes with signs that welcome the first family.

Just imagine the sorry loser who doubled his order of “I Vacationed with Obama” T-Shirts.  There’s your metaphor for “hope and change” in a nutshell: hope in Obama means no change in your pockets.

Maybe Obama-themed T-shirts will come back if someone makes a shirt that says, “I hoped in one hand and crapped in the other, and all I got to show for it was this lousy handful of crap.”

To miss Bush or not to miss Bush, that is the question:

And when even the snotty elite and snotty elite wannabes miss the leadership of George W. Bush, Democrats are in for the “Titanic, meet Iceberg” event of their lives.

Not only are more and more Democrats missing Bush; they’re preferring him over their current disastrous reality:

A prominent Democratic pollster is circulating a survey that shows George W. Bush is 6 points more popular than President Obama in “Frontline” districts — seats held by Democrats that the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee sees as most vulnerable to Republican takeover. That Bush is more popular than Obama in Democratic-held seats is cause for outright fear.

As for me, I do miss Bush.  He did a lot of things right, and he did a lot of things wrong.  In that, he’s very unlike Barry Hussein, who’s done nothing right and absolutely everything wrong.

For those who are keeping scorecards at home, this marks the Obamas’ sixth vacation so far this year.

In Hindsight Of Massachusetts, Who Presented The Truth: Obama, Or Fox News?

January 22, 2010

A lot of things will change because of the election – mostly by Independents and even Democrats – of Republican Scott Brown in Massachusetts.

A lot of things that Democrats and the lamestream media believed were irrefutably true have been shockingly and conclusively demonstrated to have been totally false.

Did the voters in even the bluest of blue states like the Obama agenda?  No.  Did they like his health care boondoggle?  No.  Did they like the Democrats’ massive spending?  No.  Did they like the huge tax increases they see coming?  No.  Did they like the way Obama was handling terrorism?  No.

And that is now a carved-in-stone fact.  It follows the reality demonstrated by the previous statewide elections in Virginia and New Jersey.  Three states that voted for Obama in large numbers have now turned against him and ignored his personal appeals to vote for Democrats.

Pretty much exactly what Fox News was accurately reporting all along.

The mainstream media, the Democrat establishment, and the Obama White House have been lying to you.  They have been spreading propaganda.  They have advanced demagoguery.  They have broadcast their agenda rather than reality.  Fox News, virtually alone, has been reporting the facts all along.

Barack Obama promised that he would change the poisonous political dynamic and create a new era of bipartisanship.  Back in March of 2008, the New York Times correctly identified this as the CORE of Barack Obama’s promise to the American people.  But he lied.

Did Obama even attempt to live up to his core promise?  Not even close.

“Don’t come to the table with the same tired arguments and worn ideas that helped to create this crisis,” he admonished in a speech.

That speech – with that hard core partisan attack – was delivered within less than THREE WEEKS of his taking office.  Obama was claiming that Republicans didn’t even have a right to present their ideas, much less have any of their ideas or contributions considered.  Some attempt at “bipartisanship.”

And it wasn’t long before he expanded his demagoguery to include ordinary Americans and the Fox News network.  Obama attacked Tea Party demonstrators who were already unhappy with the direction Obama was leading the country, and he attacked the only news network that was reporting the actual truth:

At first it was reported that President Barack Obama wasn’t even aware of the nationwide Tea Party protests that occurred on April 15. But now he’s out criticizing them and the Fox News Channel.

In a town hall meeting in St. Louis on April 29, Obama was asked about fiscal discipline and entitlement reform. In his response, he took a shot at the Fox News Channel and the tea party movement, insisting he’s “happy to have a serious conversation” with them.

So, when you see – those of you who are watching certain news channels that on which I’m not very popular and you see folks waving tea bags around, let me just remind them that I am happy to have a serious conversation about how we are going to cut our health care costs down over the long term, how we are going to stabilize Social Security,” Obama said.

As has now been conclusively demonstrated in three separate statewide races in states that Obama had easily carried, the Tea Party protesters represent the will of the people, and Obama represents what the people don’t want.

Obama said, “we need a leader who can finally move beyond the divisive politics of Washington and bring Democrats, independents and Republicans together to get things done.”  And then he launched one attack after another against the American people and the press that was accurately reporting the facts.

Obama was like a pathological narcissist who couldn’t emotionally handle even the most legitimate criticism from Fox News.

Interviewed on CNBC Tuesday, President Obama vented his displeasure with FOX News, the cable network whose own senior vice president of programming has called it “the voice of the opposition” to the Obama administration. Here’s Obama:

“First of all, I’ve got one television station entirely devoted to attacking my administration.”

Clearly referring to FOX, the president continued:

“Well, that’s a pretty big megaphone,” he said. “And you’d be hard-pressed, if you watched the entire day, to find a positive story about me on that front.

“We welcome people who are asking us some, you know, tough questions,” he continued. “And I think that I’ve been probably as accessible as any president in the first six months — press conferences, taking questions from reporters, being held accountable, being transparent about what it is that we’re trying to do. I think that, actually, the reason that people have been generally positive about what we’ve tried to do is they feel as if I’m available and willing to answer questions, and we haven’t been trying to hide them all.”

But Obama was lying then, too.

This is the guy who is on video promising on at least eight separate occasions that he would put the health care debate on C-SPAN.  He didn’t.

The Obama-led Democrat “negotiations” (read ‘bribe sessions’) have been so closed and so secretive that even senior Democrats confess that they have been “in the dark.”

In fact, his lack of transparency and openness is literally comical.  This is the administration that literally had this: “a workshop on government openness is closed to the public.”

A separate laughable incident of Obama’s total lack of transparency comes via the LA Times blogs:

After a recent public sighting, fears had mounted that the one-time, long-term senator might rebel against traditional White House strictures and start acting on all the administration’s oft-promised promises of government transparency and official openness running back into 2008.

But the VP’s public schedule today puts all those fears to rest. […]

DAILY GUIDANCE FOR THE VICE PRESIDENT, Thursday, January 14, 2010:

In the morning, the President and the Vice President will receive the Presidential Daily Briefing and the Economic Daily Briefing in the Oval Office. These briefings are closed press.

At 11:30 AM, the Vice President will meet with Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood to discuss the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. This meeting is closed press.

Afterwards, the President and the Vice President will have lunch in the Private Dining Room. This lunch is closed press.

At 1:00 PM, the Vice President will meet with Iraqi Vice President Adil Abd al-Mahdi in the Roosevelt Room. There will be a pool spray at the bottom of this meeting; gather time is 1:45 PM in the Brady Briefing Room.  [But note: the LA Times defines “pool spray” asa coded message to media that a few select members will be allowed in to take pictures briefly — possibly for only a few seconds — as Biden and his guest pretend to continue their previously private conversation as if the meeting was open.”]

(UPDATE 2:20 p.m.: The White House issued its own report on this closed meeting. Both paragraphs are added below at the end of the VP’s schedule.)

Then, at 2:15 PM, the Vice President will meet with Earl Devaney, chairman of the Recovery Act Transparency and Accountability Board. This meeting is closed press.    ###

In October, Democrats hypocritically touted their transparency immediately ahead of a closed-door meeting in which they secretly hammered out details of their ObamaCare boondoggle.

There have been a LOT of secretive closed-door meetings from this most transparent of all administrations.

CBS eventually and correctly concluded that “Obama Reneges On Health Care Transparency.”

Fox News was so far ahead of CBS on that story that it was like a cheetah racing a goldfish at a dog track.

Obama dramatically escalated his demagoguery in October:

Updated October 19, 2009
White House Urges Other Networks to Disregard Fox News

Senior Obama administration officials took to the airwaves Sunday to accuse Fox News of pushing a particular point of view and not being a real news network.

The White House is calling on other news organizations to isolate and alienate Fox News as it sends out top advisers to rail against the cable channel as a Republican Party mouthpiece.

Top political strategists question the decision by the Obama administration to escalate its offensive against Fox News. And as of Monday, the four other major television networks had not given any indication that they intend to sever their ties with Fox News.

But several top White House officials have taken aim at Fox News since communications director Anita Dunn branded Fox “opinion journalism masquerading as news” in an interview last Sunday.

White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel told CNN on Sunday that President Obama does not want “the CNNs and the others in the world [to] basically be led in following Fox.”

Obama senior adviser David Axelrod went further by calling on media outlets to join the administration in declaring that Fox is “not a news organization.”

“Other news organizations like yours ought not to treat them that way,” Axelrod counseled ABC’s George Stephanopoulos. “We’re not going to treat them that way.”

Asked Monday about another Axelrod claim that Fox News is just trying to make money, White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs said that while all media companies fall under that description, “I would say sometimes programming can be tilted toward accentuating those profits.”

But by urging other news outlets to side with the administration, Obama officials dramatically upped the ante in the war of words that began earlier this month with Dunn’s comments.

So Obama official after Obama official, and then Obama himself, denounce Fox News as “pushing a particular point of view.”

For Fox News, that “particular point of view” has been the truth – something the Obama administration utterly fails to comprehend.

What Obama wants is for Fox News to advance the same pro-liberal propaganda that so much of the rest of the media has dumped onto the airwaves like cafeteria slime.

Again, the proven, documented results of elections in Virginia, New Jersey, and now the incredible result of Massachusetts, prove that Fox News was telling the truth about what was going on all along.

The replacement for White House communications director Anita Dunn – who attacked the credibility of Fox News even as she declared that mass-murdering communist tyrant Mao Tse Tung was one of her two favorite philosophersis right back to playing the demagogue for Barack Obama.

Based on their reaction, it is readily apparent that Obama cannot see through his ideological propaganda, and will therefore continue to sink in power and popularity.  Meanwhile, Fox News, as the dominant reporter of the truth, will continue to grow in both power and profitability.

First DemocRAT Jumps Off Sinking Ship

December 22, 2009

Parker Griffith ran for and was elected (in 2008) to office as a Blue Dog Democrat.  Which is to say as a moderate.

Unfortunately, nobody else in his party was a moderate.  And poor Rep.
Griffith – who is a medical doctor – got very frustrated trying to be a sane voice in a crazy party.

Dr. Griffith blamed Nancy Pelosi and the rest of his Stalinist party leadership for his party switch.  I blame it on his recognizing the handwriting on the wall.

In his own words, Dr. Griffith is

saying he can no longer align himself “with a party that continues to pursue legislation that is bad for our country, hurts our economy and drives us further and further into debt.”

“Unfortunately there are those in the Democratic Leadership that continue to push an agenda focused on massive new spending, tax increases, bailouts and a health care bill that is bad for our healthcare system,” Griffith said in a statement. “I have always considered myself to be an independent voice and I have tried to be that voice in Congress – but after watching this agenda firsthand I now believe that the differences in the two parties could not be more clear and that for me to be true to my core beliefs and values I must align myself with the Republican party and speak out clearly on these issues.”

“I want to make it perfectly clear that his bill is bad for our doctors, our patients and will have unintended consequences far beyond what we know today,” he said. “As a doctor and as a Republican, I plan to once again oppose this measure and hope that we can defeat this bill that is a major threat to our nation.”

I hope that Parker Griffith is the first of many moderate to conservative Democrats to abandon ship.  These Blue Dogs have got to realize that they are NOT going to be re-elected running as Democrats.  And they will be welcome to the Republican Party as long as they don’t embrace the “R.I.N.O.” philosophy.

From NPR, of all places:

Hours After Congressman Switches To GOP, Obama Talks Of ‘Major Disaster’ In Alabama

The big political news of the day is the party-switch by Alabama Rep. Parker Griffith. Elected to his first term in 2008 as a Democrat, today he announced he has become a Republican.

Meanwhile, a press release from the White House Office of the Press Secretary, which arrived only moments ago, reads as follows:

The President today declared a major disaster exists in the State of Alabama and ordered Federal aid to supplement State and local recovery efforts in the area struck by Tropical Storm Ida during the period of November 9-10, 2009.

There was more to the release, but let’s face it, we all know what Obama is talking about. Personally, I think he was overreacting.

But here’s some fun stuff about the Griffith switch — stuff I’m NOT making up.

Michael Steele, chairman of the Republican National Committee, was understandably thrilled with the news of Griffith joining the party:

I would like to sincerely welcome Congressman Parker Griffith to the Republican Party. On the eve of the Senate voting on President Obama’s and Harry Reid’s government-run health care experiment and in the wake of four House Democrats announcing their plans to retire, Dr. Griffith’s party switch sends a strong message to all Americans that there is no longer room in the Democrat Party for mainstream Americans. … Elected officials like Parker Griffith that faithfully represent their constituents and their own personal convictions even under the extreme political pressure are the kind of politicians Americans want and deserve.

John Boehner, the Republican leader in the House, was equally ebullient:

Parker Griffith is a dedicated public servant who has consistently put the best interests of his constituents first, and it is in that spirit that Republicans welcome him.

All year long, Alabamians have been well-served by Congressman Griffith’s support for conservative principles and his rejection of Washington Democrats’ wrong-headed, liberal policies. Whether it was the trillion-dollar ‘stimulus,’ the national energy tax, or a government takeover of health care, Congressman Griffith has consistently sided with Republicans and the American people to call for better solutions rooted in common sense. He has also stood up to Speaker Pelosi by joining efforts to advance ‘read the bill’ reform and to ensure that not a single taxpayer dollar is used to fund abortions.

Now, check out the ad the National Republican Congressional Committee ran against Griffith in 2008, when he faced GOP candidate Wayne Parker, who was strongly backed by the NRCC. Politics is politics, but this one is worth watching (courtesy the Daily Beast):

Meanwhile, President Obama is making the ultimate sacrifice: He says he’s not going to begin his Christmas vacation in Hawaii until the Senate passes the overhaul of health care. Here’s the president, earlier today:

My attitude is that if they’re making these sacrifices to provide health care to all Americans then the least I can do is to be around and provide them any encouragement and last-minute help where necessary.

I think the President sends a very strong signal. We should all delay our Christmas vacations in Hawaii until the Senate passes the bill.

Dr. Griffith will be the first Republican to serve the Democrat, Huntsville-based district in Alabama, according to Politico.

Which pretty much puts the kibosh on the Democrat spin that he was somehow actually a Republican all along.

We also find out that Dr. Griffith got a massive earful of anger when his historically Democrat district erupted in anger at his fellow Democrats’ socialist takeover of the health care system.

Politico also reports that:

Griffith’s party switch comes on the eve of a pivotal congressional health care vote and will send a jolt through a Democratic House Caucus that has already been unnerved by the recent retirements of a handful of members who, like Griffith, hail from districts that offer prime pickup opportunities for the GOP in 2010

Unlike Democrats, who have to literally pay out billions of dollars in bribes to get their people to vote for their very sick health bill, Republicans didn’t have to offer Parker Griffith anything.

Since 2008, there has been a 15 point swing from a country that favored Democrats by 7 points to a country that now favors Republicans by 8 points.

Glenn Beck No Friend To Conservative Cause

September 24, 2009

I’ve watched Glenn Beck and listened to his radio program.  Aside from his frequent snide attacks on Republicans, I’ve usually enjoyed the program and thought he brought out interesting facts and ideas.

But when he appeared on CBS with Katie Couric, he jumped off the cliff into crazy town located far, far below:

Fox News host Glenn Beck, whose ratings and profile have soared this year as he has pummeled the Obama administration and become a rabble-rousing protest organizer, once again demonstrated his flair for creating viral new media moments, if the widely reproduced advance video excerpt from the show is any indication.

“John McCain would have been worse for the country than Barack Obama,” Beck told Couric. He also said that he might have cast his vote for Hillary Rodham Clinton rather than McCain if he had been faced with a choice between the two.

“I can’t believe I’m saying this, I think I would have much preferred her as president and may have voted for her against John McCain,” Beck said, explaining that in his world view “McCain is this weird progressive like Theodore Roosevelt was.”

Well, Katie Couric is happy.  The left is happy with this latest fracturing within the conservative ranks.  “Conservative” independents are happy with the demonization of Republicans as a means to help their various “third party” causes.  And Republicans are trying to pull the knife out of the middle of their backs.

This morning on his radio program, a caller protested Beck’s damnation of Republicans as progressives and fakes.  Beck interrupted him repeatedly and ultimately implied that he was crazy for supporting Republicans (“What’s the definition of insanity?” he asked, with the obvious answer, “Doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results”).

When the caller tried to point out that Republicans have been the only opposition to the massive liberal agenda (the $3.27 trillion stimulus, the 9,000 earmark-loaded Omnibus bill,  the government takeover of 1/6th of the economy otherwise known as ObamaCare, and the terrible Cap-and-trade fiasco that would cost every American family $1,761 in additional regressive taxes.

For the record, ObamaCare would cost Americans a boatload of money, too.

Beck’s ridiculous answer was that the Republicans were only voting against it because they were out of power.  As though a sane and serious person believes that the GOP would have been proposing and passing these things if they WERE in power.  Does anyone seriously think that?  Socialist health care?  Cap-and-trade energy policy?  Seriously, Glenn?  Because that is just really asinine.

As for Beck’s bringing up the definition of insanity, let me just say this for that heckled caller today: rightbackatchya, Glenn.

You tell me when hoping for a third party victory amounted to anything other than a Looney Tunes fantasy.

Glenn Beck calls himself a Libertarian.  Do you know how many Libertarians there are in national office?  Zero.  That’s how many.  And there are only two independents in national U.S. politics, Joe Lieberman and Bernie Sanders.  Sanders, by the way, refers to himself as a “democratic socialist.”

Now ask me how many Libertarians have stood up against the massive liberal onslaught that can be exemplified by the following articles:

From the New York Post:

Under President Obama, the 2009 budget deficit is set to reach a staggering $1.8 trillion. It took President George W. Bush seven years to run up $1.8 trillion in debt And these deficits aren’t merely a temporary result of the recession; the president’s budget would run deficits averaging nearly $1 trillion a year for the next decade.The national debt would double. In other words, Obama would run up as much government debt as every president in US history from George Washington to George W. Bush — combined. Put simply, he’d dump $84,352 per household of new debt into the laps of our children and grandchildren over the next decade.

From the Wall Street Journal:

Mr. Obama’s $3.6 trillion budget blueprint, by his own admission, redefines the role of government in our economy and society. The budget more than doubles the national debt held by the public, adding more to the debt than all previous presidents — from George Washington to George W. Bush — combined. It reduces defense spending to a level not sustained since the dangerous days before World War II, while increasing nondefense spending (relative to GDP) to the highest level in U.S. history. And it would raise taxes to historically high levels (again, relative to GDP). And all of this before addressing the impending explosion in Social Security and Medicare costs.

From Heritage:

The Office of Management and Budget has released its annual mid-session review that updates the budget projections from this past May.[1] They show that this year, Washington will spend $30,958 per household, tax $17,576 per household, and borrow $13,392 per household. The federal government will increase spending 22 percent this year to a peacetime-record 26 percent of the gross domestic product (GDP). This spending is not just temporary: President Obama would permanently keep annual spending between $5,000 and $8,000 per household higher than it had been under President George W. Bush.[2]Driven by this spending, America will run its first ever trillion-dollar budget deficit this year. Even worse, the President’s budget would borrow an additional $9 trillion over the next decade, more than doubling the national debt. By 2019, America will be spending nearly $800 billion on net interest to service this large debt.[3]

That’s right.  Zero.  Not one.

In fact, out of the 537 elected national politicians (President, VP, US Senators, US Representatives), the only two who are “independents” vote with the Democrats.

The conservative “Pipe Dream Party” that Glenn Beck thinks will one day sweep into power aint going to happen.  Except in the minds of the brain damaged.

And he’s mocking this caller as insane?

One of the things I concluded long ago was that, if we ever by some miracle got a third party off the ground with enough power to change things, it would become every bit as corrupt as the other two.  Or does Glenn Beck think his politicians would be sinless, morally perfect saints?

If you think a third party would do everything right, you seriously need to wake up and quit being so foolishly naive.

Another thing: Glenn Beck admires Sarah Palin, as I do.  But Sarah Palin RAN with John McCain.  She’s continued to praise him.  If McCain is that terrible, than Palin is terrible too.  She’s tainted by McCain.  We can do one of Glenn Beck’s chalkboard exercises and draw double arrows connecting Palin to McCain.

If McCain is worse than Obama, then Sarah Palin deserves to be thrown into the junk pile of history.

I’m perfectly consistent in continuing to support Sarah Palin; Glenn Beck is not.

Mark Levin, a man whose books I’ve read, and a man I respect, said this about Glenn Beck’s remarks:

“I think there’s enormous confusion and positioning and pandering. It may be entertaining, but from my perspective, it’s not. It’s pathetic.”

Beck is great at criticizing Republicans’ motivations.  Let’s see him justify his own damned motivations.  He is pandering to divisiveness and anger.  He is appealing to the type of people who would rather take their ball and go home than grow up and try to build the Republican Party into what real conservatives should want it to become.

Conservatives easily outnumber liberals, and have for some time.  And that conservative majority is growing:

(CNSNews.com) – Self-identified conservatives outnumber self-identified liberals in all 50 states of the union, according to the Gallup Poll.

At the same time, more Americans nationwide are saying this year that they are conservative than have made that claim in any of the last four years.

In 2009, 40% percent of respondents in Gallup surveys that have interviewed more than 160,000 Americans have said that they are either “conservative” (31%) or “very conservative” (9%). That is the highest percentage in any year since 2004.

Only 21% have told Gallup they are liberal, including 16% who say they are “liberal” and 5% who say they are “very liberal.”

Conservatives overwhelmingly outnumbered liberals while Nancy Pelosi and Harry Reid took over the House and Senate, and conservatives overwhelmingly outnumbered liberals while Barack Obama became president and liberals increased their stranglehold over our government.

And the simple fact of the matter is that they’re going to keep doing that unless “conservatives” decide they don’t want to keep eating liberal crap and start making their votes count.

As a practical matter, what Glenn Beck said on Katie Couric’s show was that he supports the hard-core liberal agenda more than he supports the conservative agenda.

Being able to work off the anger at the worst president in American history sure has done his pocketbook an awful lot of good.  Methinks Beck doesn’t want his gravy train to end with a conservative takeover.

This isn’t the first time talk of conservatives forming a new party has happened.  It happened in 1977, too.  Ronald Reagan responded:

I have to say I cannot agree with some of my friends—perhaps including some of you here tonight—who have answered that question by saying this nation needs a new political party.

I respect that view and I know that those who have reached it have done so after long hours of study. But I believe that political success of the principles we believe in can best be achieved in the Republican Party. I believe the Republican Party can hold and should provide the political mechanism through which the goals of the majority of Americans can be achieved. For one thing, the biggest single grouping of conservatives is to be found in that party. It makes more sense to build on that grouping than to break it up and start over.

What Reagan said is every bit as true today as it was in 1977.

It was Ronald Reagan’s philosophy – NOT Glenn Beck’s – which led conservatives out of the wasteland and into the promised land.