If you like your health care plan, you can keep your health care plan.
If you like your doctor, you can keep your doctor.
People can save up to $2500 a year in health care premiums with Obamacare!
The costs of health care will go down and the quality of care will go up
The Obamacare website is working..
Repeat over and over.
Maybe the Obamabot's will continue to believe the lies, but many of us have known for several years what this mess was all about - a single payer system. Socialized medicine - at its worst. And the disasterous roll-out of Obamacare may be intentional. Obamacare may have been designed to get us to the point where the nation says "oh my goodness, we need a fix." Unfortunately, so many Americans have lost their souls and depend upon the government for their every need and want these days, so the answer may be: single payer. Socialized medicine.
Meanwhile, Obama is gearing up to start his latest "campaign tour" to tout the wonderful aspects of Obamacare (should be a very short tour...not a whole lot to say...what WILL be on that 'prompter???). Otherwise, people are encouraged - by the government - to have a "health care discussion" over the holidays!!! (See: http://www.barackobama.com/health-care-holidays/ Yes, this moronic video and government propaganda piece IS real! Rather scary, too. Almost as scary as "The Life Of Julia" - another video put out by Obama & Co., which portrayed a woman entirely dependent upon the government for her whole life- and that was a GOOD thing!). How festive!!! How Big Brother-ish! I suggest that people think for themselves during Christmas (egads! I mean "the holidays") and do the following:
Why not discuss how millions of Americans are losing their health insurance?
Why not discuss how millions of Americans won't be able to keep their doctors?
Why not discuss how health care costs are skyrocketing - with premiums doubling or tripling? Deductibles going up by the thousands? Co-pays and co-insurance costs all increasing?
Why not discuss how businesses have reduced full time employees to part time to escape the demands and costs of Obamacare?
Why not discuss how the federal government is mandating what the private sector (health insurance companies) must provide to the public in their policies to adhere to Obamacare guidelines? - whether its customers need such coverage or not (i.e. maternity, drug abuse, mental health, contraception, etc.). The Obamacare mandates will essentially drive the insurance companies out of business. Remember how Obama said Obamacare would make the health care industry more "competitive?" What a lie. Just another in a long line of whoppers.
Why not discuss the mess of a website that requires all your personal information BEFORE giving anything in return (like costs of plans) then conks out anyhow?
Why not discuss how no one in the Obama Administration is ever held accountable for bad job performance or dereliction of duty? No one is to blame (except, of course, George W. Bush or the Republicans!).
Why not discuss Obama's minions (felons among them) who are allowed to be "navigators" (paid for with our tax dollars of course) who supposedly "recruit" the ignorant masses to sign up for Obamacare?
Why not discuss how much more Obamacare will be costing taxpayers? Obama told us that Obamacare would cost $900 billion over the first ten years. Now that amount has been changed by the Congressional Budget Office - and it has doubled - to $1.8 trillion (yes, trillion) dollars. See: http://washingtonexaminer.com/cbo-obamacare-will-cost-1.8-trillion-in-first-decade/article/2529655
And this is all better - HOW???
Look's like Obama & Co. have some serious 'xplainin' to do...
What I'd love to see is one person - whether a Barack Obama Fan Club Member (aka: any member of the mainstream media) or just your average working class Joe ask:
Why not scrap this mess and have a do-over?
The Republicans HAVE offered up various alternatives over the years for helping solve health care issues - Paul Ryan anyone? Yet, the Democrats/Socialists/Obama don't want to acknowledge such. Rather, we had to have Obamacare shoved down our throats. And now look what has happened. The flaws with the website are just one teeny tiny part of the overall problem associated with this government take-over of health care. Obamacare as presented is designed to ruin the private health insurance industry. Obamacare will drive qualified doctors out of the business. Obamacare will discourage innovation and experimentation looking for cures in the health care field. Obamacare will create longer waits and lower quality of care for Americans. Obamacare will eventually determine who is worthy of even receiving care. Obamacare will take its toll on the private sector as businesses reduce employee hours. Many businesses and individuals will refuse to pay unbelievably high insurance costs and instead will be fined - paying for the privilege of NOT having to have Obamacare!
The Affordable Care Act is anything but.
The following is a reprint of a blog I have posted each year around Thanksgiving. The relevance of this story is so important - especially with what our country continues to face with a president intent on destroying America and rebuilding it as a socialist nation. From the "Foundation for Economic Education" - 2007:
The Real Thanksgiving Story
In the middle of December 1620 the Pilgrims landed at Plymouth Rock, leaving behind the sinfulness of the “old world” to make a “new Jerusalem” in America. Three years later, in November 1623, they had a great feast thanking God for getting them through an earlier famine, and now for a bountiful crop.
What had created the earlier famine and then the bountiful crops? The story is told in the diary of Governor Bradford, who was one of the elders of that early Puritan colony.
At first, they decided to turn their back on all the institutions of the England that had been their home. This included the institution of private property, which they declared to be the basis of greed, averse, and selfishness. Instead, they were determined to live the “Platonic ideal” of collectivism, in which all work would be done in common, with the rewards of their collective efforts evenly divided among the colonists. Farming was done in common, as well as housekeeping and child raising. This was supposed to lead to prosperity and brotherly love.
But their experiment in collectivism did not lead to prosperity or brotherly love. Rather, it created poverty and envy and slothfulness among most of the members of this little society. (Hmmmm...sound familiar?)
Here is Bradford’s description of what socialism created among the Pilgrims:
“The experience that was had in this common course and condition, tried sundry years and that amongst godly and sober men, may well evince the vanity of that conceit of Plato's and other ancients applauded by some of later times; that the taking away of property and bringing in community into a commonwealth would make them happy and flourishing; as if they were wiser than God. For this community was found to breed much confusion and discontent and retard much employment that would have been to their benefit and comfort. For the young men, that were most able and fit for labor and service, did repine that they should spend their time and strength to work for other men's wives and children without any recompense. The strong… had no more in division of victuals and clothes than he that was weak and not able to do a quarter the other could; this was thought injustice. The aged and graver men to be ranked and equalized in labors everything else, thought it some indignity and disrespect unto them.
“And for men's wives to be commanded to do service for other men, as dressing their meat, washing their clothes, etc., they deemed it a kind of slavery, neither could many husbands well brook it. Upon the point all being to have alike, and all to do alike, they thought themselves in the like condition, and one as good as another; and so, if it did not cut off those relations that God hath set amongst men, yet it did at least much diminish and take off the mutual respects that should be preserved amongst them… Let none object this is men's corruption, and nothing to the course itself. I answer, seeing all men have this corruption in them, God in His wisdom saw another course fitter for them.”
For two years the harvest time failed to bring forth enough to feed the people. Indeed, many starved and many died of famine. Faced with this disaster, the elders of the colony gathered, Governor Bradford tells us, and decided that another year, and they would surely all die and disappear in the wilderness.
Instead, they decided to divide the property and fields of the colony, and gave each family a piece as their own. Whatever they did not use for their own consumption, they had the right to trade away to their neighbors for something they desired instead.
Now, instead of sloth, envy, resentment, and anger among the colonists, there was a great turnaround in their activities. Industry, effort, and joy were now seen in practically all that the men, women and children did. Bradford writes:
“They had very good success, for it made all hands very industrious, so as much more corn was planted than otherwise would have been. The women now went willingly into the field, and took their little ones with them to set corn; which before would allege weakness and inability; whom to have compelled would have been thought great tyranny and oppression…By this time harvest was come, and instead of famine, now God gave them plenty, and the faces of things were changed, to the rejoicing of the hearts of many, for which they blessed God.”
Indeed, their bounty was so great, that they had enough to not only trade among themselves but also with the neighboring Indians in the forest. In November 1623, they had a great feast to which they also invited the Indians. They prepared turkey and corn, and much more, and thanked God for bringing them a bountiful crop. They, therefore, set aside a day of “Thanksgiving.”
So this Thursday, when we all sit down with our families and friends to enjoy the turkey and the trimmings, let us not forget that we are celebrating the establishment and triumph of capitalism and the spirit of enterprise in America!
Just recently the Senate Democrats voted for the ultimate power-grab (aside from Obamacare). The Senate Democrats voted to eliminate the ability to filibuster and the need for a two-thirds majority vote when it comes to presidential nominees for cabinet positions and judicial posts. Now, to refresh your memory, when the Democrats were in the minority during President Bush's time in office, Democrats systematically opposed almost every Bush nominee - whether they were qualified or not. They just did it to obstruct,which is par for the course when it comes to the Democratic Party. In 2005 Republicans had discussed the "nuclear option" of doing away with the ability to filibuster - and doing away with the two-thirds vote needed to confirm presidential nominees. This was due to the fact that Democrats were blocking almost every nominee President Bush brought up (and guess what, Bush had more nominees blocked than Obama!) The proposal died. And guess who spoke out vehemently against the "nuclear option?" at the time? Let's see:
Fast forward to the present.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid used the "nuclear option" to put an end to the minority party's ability to have a voice in confirmations of presidential appointees. Thus, silencing the minority. This is highly unprecedented and dangerous. Not only will Obama be able to fill cabinet positions with the Marxists of his choosing, but he will be able to fill many judicial appointments with the usual way-out-there lefties and socialists across the land and stack the courts. (Republicans will have no say - nor will the millions of people who they were elected to represent.) The most dangerous is the Court of Appeals in Washington, DC, where any legislation put forth by the government can be challenged. Imagine when Republicans take back the White House, Senate, and House. Washington, DC will be like Wisconsin - where every bit of legislation is held up in the courts by leftie activists - heard by leftie activist judges and put on hold again and again. For Obama and Reid and other Dems to say this slimey move was necessary - to "avoid gridlock" and let business proceed "as usual" is a farce. The Democrats during the Bush years did a heck of a lot more "obstructing" than the Republicans during Obama's years. What changed? Hopefully most Americans will realize this and vote accordingly in 2014 and 2106 and kick these lying scumbags out of office. For now, Obama is able to continue to "change" (destroy) America - for years to come even after he leaves office.
The hypocrisy of the left knows no bounds.
To close with the words from 2005 of then-Senator Joe Biden:
"This is what’s really going on here, the majority doesn’t want to hear what others have to say even if it’s the truth. The nuclear option abandons America’s sense of fair play.
“I say to my friends on the Republican side, you may own the field right now, but you won’t own it forever. I pray God, when the Democrats take back control, we don’t make the kind of naked power grab you are doing.”
"It turns out that purchasing insurance for a lot of folks is complicated."
Alright, who said it?
Steve "did I do that" Urkel...
Barack Hussein Obama???
I know, it's tough.
But the answer is.....
Drum roll, please....
Barack Hussein Obama!
Yes, folks. The smartest guy in the room, the brilliant scholar (as we are all told, even though no past grades from any college have ever been produced), the intelligent, the almight Barack Hussein Obama uttered those words just recently.
Hmmm. Seems to me that when George W. Bush was president, lefties complained about him being "out of touch" with the common man. Why, supposedly he didn't even know what a supermarket scanner was! Ha! Ha! Ha! What a buffoon ole' George was...Didn't know what "real life" was about...
But now, the really, really smart president appears clueless. Obama - who has an entire health care program named after him - who orchestrated a government take-over of the nation's health care system - is befuddled! Why, he didn't know it was so hard to buy health insurance!
Hmmm. Even though Obama is playing the idiot, I don't buy it. I think all along his plan was to make Obamacare a mess, so we'd all be moved on to a single-payer system ASAP (Obama's ultimate dream). So what if he plays the fool. He is using "smoke and mirrors" to achieve his ultimate socialist goal.
On a lighter note, any thoughts on President Barack Hussein Obama being the only president to read "Lincoln's Gettysburg Address" on its anniversary (a tradition) and leave out the words "under God?" After all, Barry Hussein Obama was supposed to read Lincoln's entire address. Obama DECIDED to leave out the "under God" part. Is the "Great Uniter" trying to give the middle finger to conservatives and Christians? What's up with that?
Most know by now what a mess the government attempt to socialize medicine has been.
Obamacare is a disaster.
Obamacare has been horrible for the economy. Obamacare has forced businesses to let workers go or cut their hours to part time simply to stay afloat. Obamacare has forced millions to lose their health insurance (even though Obama promised this would not happen). Obamacare has forced millions to lose their doctors (even though Obama promised this would not happen). Obamacare is making people's health care premiums skyrocket (Obama said that health care premiums would drop - by as much as $2500 a year). Obamacare has led to many doctors saying they will retire in droves once Obamacare fully kicks in.
Obamacare - never popular or desired by a majority of Americans - is even less desireable with each passing day. People are outright - and understandably - angry. Angry that they were lied to by the Community-Organizer-In-Chief (who I do believe intentionally lied to the American people in order to get re-elected AND sell Obamacare as the liberal feel-good utopia to all our health care issues). People are angry that their health insurance agencies have been FORCED to drop them due to provisions in Obamacare. The handlful of people who were able to access the shoddy, disasterous health care exchange website were angry after learning how expensive the Obamacare plans are. Funny how we of the conservative and Republican mindset knew where this was headed all along. Too many Obamazombies and low information voters thought Obamacare would be health care bliss. Welcome to reality!
Now - just today - Obama is telling us all that people will be able to go back on their old health care plans that they lost for another year. WHAT? Is Obama king? Does he have the power to say this and it magically happens? It has become apparent that Obama has NO clue how the private sector works. Hey Barry - YOU and the Democrats MADE A LAW that health care insurers HAD to drop their clients if their plans changed IN ANY WAY after Obamacare came to be in 2010. So does Obama just think that insurance companies can sinply re-create their plans and policies that they cancelled in order to comply with Obamacare? Re-create a discontinued product for one short year to abide by Obama's limp solution-of-the-day? Americans kicked off their health insurance because of Obamacare will just be able to call their old health insurance provider and get back on the same plan??? In your dreams.
Let Obamacare implode. Let Obama and the Democrats twist in the wind. I say follow Speaker of the House John Boehner's recommendation for a complete "do over."
On a lighter side that could and should make one laugh out loud (or cry if you are one of the millions of victims of Obamacare), the New York Times, ever the number one cheerleader for Barry Hussein Obama, calls Obama's lies about Obamacare an "incorrect promise." (See: http://washingtonexaminer.com/new-york-times-calling-obamas-lie-about-keeping-your-insurance-an-incorrect-promise/article/2539013).
An INCORRECT PROMISE.
How far the nation has sunk under the "leadership" of Obama.
Makes one almost long for the days of Clinton defining what "is" is...
During questioning in front of the House Energy and Commerce Committee pertaining to the start up of online "exchanges" mess known as Obamacare, Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius did her best to deflect any blame from her boss, President Barack Hussein Obama.
In response to a heated exchange over whether or not the President is ultimately accountable for the disasterous "exchanges" website, Sebelius eventually stated: "Whatever."
Rep. Gregg Harper (R., Miss.) tried to get Kathleen Sebelius to admit that President Obama is ultimately responsible for implementation of the Affordable Care Act.
“No sir, we are responsible,” Sebelius said, of her agency. “He’s the president of the United States. I have given him regular reports. I am responsible for the implementation of the Affordable Care Act.”
Harper gave Sebelius credit for being a good “team player” but tried again to get her to admit that the president was responsible.
Sebelius struggled to find a new way to respond. “Whatever,” she finally said, shaking her head and saying again that she was responsible.
WHATEVER??? What does this flippant remark remind anyone of? Here's a clue: Benghazi. Yes, remember when then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton responded to questioning over the Benghazi debacle? Four Americans were killed. Including a U.S. Ambassador. And the United States couldn't be bothered to send in help to save their lives. (After all, the presidential election was hanging in the balance, and Obama couldn't risk having a terrorist attack hurt his chances at re-election!) Hillary Clinton responded to questioning about the killings with a casual: "What does it matter?"
Ultimately, however, Sebilieus conceeded that Obama IS responsible for government programs!!! Whodathunkit? A President actually responsible for government programs!
There is a pattern here.
First, with all the questionable and possibly criminal activities coming out of the Obama Administration (Fast and Furious, Benghazi, NSA spying, IRS targeting certain groups, Obamacare, etc.) what usually happens? Well, an individual from the Obama Administration is questioned regarding such activities and no blame ever falls on The One. We instead hear about how people "will be held accountable" and that never happens. Nope. And the president is clueless. Obama didn't know about Fast and Furious. Obama didn't know that Benghazi was indeed a terrorist attack and NOT due to a YouTube video. Obama didn't know that people needed rescuing in Benghazi. Obama didn't know about the NSA spying. Obama didn't know about the IRS targeting anti-Obama groups. Obama didn't know that all his lies about Obamacare were lies. Obama didn't know what a mess the Obamacare website was. Obama didn't know this. Obama didn't know that. WHAT DOES this President know? And what is really funny is how really, really MAD Obama gets about all these issues that he doesn't know about!!!
Does anyone ever wonder, what IS Obama doing in the White House (besides planning his next round of golf or planning the next party with JayZ and Beyoncé?).
OK. So Obama still has his defenders. Low-information voters still exist (and a handful of Obamazombies who like to post comments on my blog site) . - still blaming Bush. And the socialists and communists among us are cheering Barry on! Way to go! Take from the rich! Give to the poor...what a wonderful world this will be!!! Let's face reality for once, folks.
The One is The Liar. The One has sold you a bill of goods that ain't the truth. The One is sitting pretty in Washington D.C. living the high life with the missus, and looking down upon the minions who make up his base. The One is Arrogant. The One is Evil. The One believes in Revenge. The One suffers from Narcissistic Personality Disorder. The One is Petty. The One is Vindictive. The One never should have been elected president to begin with.
Hopefully the low information voters among us won't continue to have a "whatever" attitude...and it will make a big difference come 2014 and 2016.
Just in time for the horrors and frights associated with Halloween:
EVEN CALIFORNIANS (yes, those residing on the ultra-liberal Obama-lovin' left coast) are suffering from sticker shock over Obamacare.
A few snippets:
"Thousands of Californians are discovering what Obamacare will cost them — and many don't like what they see. These middle-class consumers are staring at hefty increases on their insurance bills as the overhaul remakes the healthcare market. Their rates are rising in large part to help offset the higher costs of covering sicker, poorer people who have been shut out of the system for years."
"Fullerton resident Jennifer Harris thought she had a great deal, paying $98 a month for an individual plan through Health Net. Inc. She got a rude surprise this month when the company said it would cancel her policy at the end of this year. Her current plan does not conform with the new federal rules, which require more generous levels of coverage. Now Harris, a self-employed lawyer, must shop for replacement insurance. The cheapest plan she has found will cost her $238 a month. She and her husband don't qualify for federal premium subsidies because they earn too much money, about $80,000 a year combined. "It doesn't seem right to make the middle class pay so much more in order to give health insurance to everybody else," said Harris, who is three months pregnant. "This increase is simply not affordable."
"But middle-income consumers face an estimated 30% rate increase, on average, in California due to several factors tied to the healthcare law."
"She said, 'I was all for Obamacare until I found out I was paying for it,'" Kehaly said.Nearly 2 million Californians have individual insurance, and several hundred thousand of them are losing their health plans in a matter of weeks.Blue Shield of California sent termination letters to 119,000 customers last month whose plans don't meet the new federal requirements. About two-thirds of those people will experience a rate increase from switching to a new health plan, according to the company."
"Still, many are frustrated at being forced to give up the plans they have now. They frequently cite assurances given by Obama that Americans could hold on to their health insurance despite the massive overhaul."All we've been hearing the last three years is if you like your policy you can keep it," said Deborah Cavallaro, a real estate agent in Westchester. "I'm infuriated because I was lied to."
Finally some Obamazombies are waking up out of the stupor.
Oh my goodness. We of the conservative (and logical) mindset have been saying this since day one when Barry Hussein Obama was first elected. Obama is a liar. Has been and always will be. And he will do and say anything to fool the American people. He lied to get elected. He has lied about what Obamacare is all about. (Remember how Obama repeatedly told us all that everyone's health care premiums were going to go down by $2500? How you'd be able to keep your own doctor? How you'd be able to keep your own health care plan? Lies - every one of 'em.) Kudos to the L.A Times (it must have really been difficult to report the truth for once) on this story. More to come in the days ahead, for sure. Obamacare is a disaster. And the American people are the ones who will suffer.
Thank goodness the Obamacare website is such a mess. Perhaps when the truth is known, so many Americans will be SCARED- so that Obamacare is challenged on all levels - state and national. Maybe we can indeed slow down and eventually kill this monster - gut it and cut off the head - before it grows too large.
As Count Floyd from the comedy sitcom SCTV years ago used to say...."scary....very scary!"
"Who will help me plant my wheat?" asked the little red hen.
"Not I," said the cow.
"Not I," said the duck.
"Not I," said the pig.
"Not I," said the goose.
"Then I will do it by myself." She planted her crop and the wheat grew and ripened.
"Who will help me reap my wheat?" asked the little red hen.
"Not I," said the duck.
"Out of my classification," said the pig.
"I'd lose my seniority," said the cow.
"I'd lose my unemployment compensation," said the goose.
"Then I will do it by myself," said the little red hen, and so she did.
"Who will help me bake the bread?" asked the little red hen.
"That would be overtime for me," said the cow.
"I'd lose my welfare benefits," said the duck.
"I'm a dropout and never learned how," said the pig.
"If I'm to be the only helper, that's discrimination," said the goose.
"Then I will do it by myself," said the little red hen.
She baked five loaves and held them up for all of her neighbors to see. They wanted some and, in fact, demanded a share but the little red hen said, "No, I shall eat all five loaves."
"Excess profits!" cried the cow. (Nancy Pelosi)
"Capitalist leech!" screamed the duck. (Barbara Boxer)
"I demand equal rights!" yelled the goose. (Jesse Jackson)
The pig just grunted in disdain. (Harry Reid)
And they all painted 'Unfair!' picket signs and marched around and around the little red hen, shouting obscenities.
Then the farmer (Obama) came. He said to the little red hen, "You must not be so greedy."
"But I earned the bread," said the little red hen.
"Exactly," said Barack the farmer. "That is what makes our free enterprise system so wonderful. Anyone in the barnyard can earn as much as he wants. But under our modern government regulations, the productive workers must divide the fruits of their labor with those who are lazy and idle."
And they all lived happily ever after, including the little red hen, who smiled and clucked, "I am grateful, for now I truly understand."
But her neighbors became quite disappointed in her. She never again baked bread because she joined the 'party' and got her bread free. And all the Democrats smiled. 'Fairness' had been established.
Individual initiative had died but nobody noticed; perhaps no one cared so long as there was free bread that 'the rich' were paying for.
Bill Clinton is getting $12 million for his memoirs.
Hillary got $8 million for hers.
That's $20 million for the memories from two people, who for eight years repeatedly testified, under oath, that they couldn't remember anything.
IS THIS A GREAT BARNYARD OR WHAT???
Many of us know how biased the mainstream media has been and is. Journalism - real journalism - appears to have died a few decades ago. No longer do we ever simply get the "who, what, why, when, and how" in a story. Instead, the few of those of us who still buy newspapers or other print media are treated to a daily dose of a liberal political agenda. Story after story tends to veer left, while any articles that may place a certain political party and/or president in an unfavorable light are simply left out - ignored- buried.
Instead of "reporters" we have, for the most part, liberal activists who appear to be card-carrying members of the Barry Obama Fan Club.
Our own Sunday (October 20th, 2013) Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (or the "Milwaukee Urinal/Sentinel" for those of us who call 'em as we see 'em) is bursting with classic examples of liberal reporting gone amok. The paper seems to be getting worse as time goes on, throwing out ANY pretense at unbiased reporting.
I thought it would be a fun exercise to highlight a few of the "lowlights" in the recent paper as to how far "journalism" has sunk. I refer specifically to this past Sunday's edition (10/20/2013).
Let's start with the main section (lots of examples to choose from - oh so hard! I'll go with the top four):
1) POLITICRAP!!! It's always a great place to begin! Funny how the "truth" meter always seems to work in favor for the Dems and liberals and Obama, yet....guess what? That little "truth" meter tends to get a broken needle and register "pants on fire" or "mostly false" quite a lot for those on the opposite end of the political spectrum. Why is that?
In Sunday's paper, we are treated to a story on Mary Burke (yep, Scott Walker's leftie opponent for governor, who could be Tammy Baldwin's separated-at-birth twin). Burke claims that Wisconsin is 49th in the state regarding new businesses created. Too bad her information is from March of 2011. Politicrap even points this out, and admits that the Wisconsin's ranking is looking better and better as time goes by. But, for some odd reason, the headline reads "Burke near target on new businesses." Yep. Looks like the Journal/Sentinel is playing fast and loose - get the headline and hope the low-information voters don't bother to read the story. All they'll see is the little needle reporting "mostly true" for Burke. Besides, we know the folks at the Urinal/Sentinel would love to see Burke beat Walker. They'll do their part to help her out in the days, weeks, and months to come. (Then when it looks like a lost cause, they'll bail and endorse Walker!!! LOL!)...
Further in, we get this story that almost made me gag:
2) "Obama nurtures faith away from the spotlight" Translation: "Obama doesn't go to church on Sundays because he wants to golf." But now the media, for some reason, at this time has to promote the bizarre idea that Obama worships "in his own way" (in his own mind). This article could really make you toss your cookies. (Reverend Jeremiah Wright (whose church Obama attended for 20 years) - who railed and ranted against America) is barely mentioned.) Instead, we get reports on how Obama reads devotional writings specifically written for him. How Obama receives prayers from some for the year to come. How scripture helps Obama live life as a president, husband, and father. What's really cool is that Obama reads these on his Blackberry!!! WOW!!! C'mon - what WAS the point of this story? To let us know that even though Obama doesn't attend church he has other ways of worshiping himself in private?
And on PAGE 23A, we finally get this:
3) "476,000 Obamacare applications filed, officials say". First off, this is a big lie. Secondly, the rollout of Obamacare has been a disaster. A HUGE disaster. The Obama Administration is actually refusing to say how many people have truly signed up - and at least the Republicans are demanding that they report the honest numbers. The Administration says actual numbers won't come out until November. The roll-out of this massive government take-over of health care is just a prelude of the disasters yet to come. Think the shut-down in which Obama inflicted as much "pain" as possible was bad? Just wait till Obamacare gets started. But I did hear that Obama is "really really mad" about how pathetic the Obamacare start-up has been! People WILL be held accountable (hey, didn't we hear that after Benghazi? the NSA spying? the IRS scandal? ...) Now, wouldn't one think that with all the issues associated with the Obamacare rollout, such a debacle would warrant page one above the fold? Nah. Wouldn't have made The One and his socialist minions look good... If the government cannot even get a simple website ready in three years, just imagine how health care needs are really going to be addressed. Scary.
As a side note, does anyone see the irony with the lefties who always demand the right to kill their unborn babies (it's THEIR body! it's THEIR right!) ala abortion, yet are AOK with Obamacare taking over their own health care choices? the government having control over their own bodies? Obamacare: determining who lives and who dies? who gets care and who doesn't? who is too old and doesn't deserve treatment? which doctors you can go to? which treatments you can have? C'mon, lefties, defend the indefensible.
But let's not miss out on yet another "bash the Republicans" story when the paper gets a chance!!!
4) "After shutdown, GOP is divided" Ah yes, let's get in the typical "death of the GOP" report. Blame the shutdown on Republicans (not true). Vilify Republican Ted Cruz for doing the right thing. No, folks, I think the paper is just following the marching orders from Barry & Co. that the media has to make the GOP look as evil as possible, even though President Barack Hussein Obama and his leftist co-horts are to blame. The Republicans tried to stand up to the individual mandate in Obamacare - saving people a lot of money and pain - but it didn't work. The Republicans tried to make big government more responsible for spending with reckless abandon - but it didn't work. However, I do believe in the long run, many people did see a very evil man - Obama - doing the best he could to make people suffer. And Obama - the supposed "great uniter" - took every chance he had to demonize and smack down the GOP. Childish. Arrogant. Unpresidential. Expected. All done in order to simply advance his own socialist agenda. Yet, we won't get any reports on such. No. Instead we'll hear about how fractured the GOP is. Whatever.
Moving on to my really FAVORITE section that totally promotes the liberal agenda....yep...you guessed it!!! CROSSROADS!!!!
Egads. The first story is about the plight of fast food workers and how they need to make $15 an hour!
1) "Low pay leaves fast-food workers in a pickle." Sadly we hear about the plight of a 24 year old who has worked at McDonalds since she was 17 and SIMPLY CAN'T MAKE IT!!! This one had me shaking my head. No matter what liberals say, entry-level jobs were never meant to be a career. Entry-level jobs were meant to provide an opportunity for businesses to pay lower wages to employees who had little to no work experience and, in return, received the opportunity to gain experience and move up the job ladder. Period. And I just had to wonder - OK - you're 17. You've worked at McDonalds for SEVEN years and still have not moved up the ladder??? Is that McDonalds fault or yours??? But of course, this story is an opportunity to bash the evil corporations that liberals seem to hate so. They don't appear to understand that the evil corporations provide much-needed jobs for Americans across the country. They don't seem to understand that such corporations provide opportunities to many to work hard and better themselves and - make a living!
Then comes a oh-socialism-is-oh-so-wonderful story:
2) Those Danes sure are happy, but why? Looks like the Danish citizen who wrote the article is really happy cuz:
Danes pay really, really high income taxes!!! And it's really neat that there is LOW income disparity!!! Sound familiar? Like something our Socialist-In-Chief is trying to do to America? Heck, it appears that Dane's LOVE the welfare system! Way to go! According to the Danish author, everyone is happy cuz no one makes a lot of money!!! Nope! Most of it goes to the government - in order to be (the favorite leftie buzzword) "fair." Just a little side note (that the author mentions) - those who wish to really be successful and work hard tend to flee Denmark...
And of course, since most Danes don't want to or don't need to work since they rely on the government for most of their "wants" and "needs" - heck! that ole' work week is reduced. Lots of time off! Lots of free time! Just what Nancy Pelosi, Obama, and other socialists envision! The government is the mommy, daddy, and main provider for all! While the little kiddies sit back, do nothing, and get government subsidies. Ain't life grand! And this, folks, is one example of the type of article that the Milwaukee Urinal/Sentinel chooses to print. WHY?
I could go on. As the days go by, the Urinal/Sentinel will continue on it's liberal path - honest journalism be damned. All in an effort to lull the masses into believing that somehow, someway the garbage that Obama and Co. are trying to shove down our throats will somehow be acceptable. Yet, where are the reports that Obama's approval ratings had sunk to 37%? (Remember when that was big news when Bush's approval ratings were the same? The leftie media couldn't say it enough? Why not a peep when The One is in the The Tank?). Yet, we conservatives and Republicans have come to expect no less and no more from the media. We have a greater enemy than President Barrack Hussein Obama - the mainstream media. Until the low-information voters wake up out of their Obama-induced "give me give me" stupor, nothing will change. Very sad. For a country built upon hard work, personal responsibility, pride, self-reliance, faith, and patriotism - it is very disheartening to see The United States of America reduced to a nation of government reliance, laziness, blame, hate, and envy.
And the media - including our own Milwaukee Journal/Sentinel (day after day after day) - shares a huge part of the blame.
The ObamaCare rollout is a failure.
Americans trying to sign up are saying ObamaCare is "awful, just awful," according to news reports.
President Obama has wasted $400 million in taxpayer dollars on an ObamaCare website that doesn't work. People have tried to sign up as many as 20, 30 or 40 times and gotten nowhere. And the White House refuses to say how many have enrolled in the exchange.
Even if they could sign up to ObamaCare, they would only find out that their health care costs would be double or even triple what they have been.
A 33-year-old single father of a seven-year-old girl from Obama's home state, Illinois, will see his monthly premium of $233 more than double.
Another news report tells the story of a man from New Mexico who used to pay $139.63 a month for insurance but will now have to pay $431 under ObamaCare - his health care costs more than tripled.
Secretary Sebelius and President Obama repeatedly ignored the fundamental flaws of ObamaCare and the $400 million website that is a waste of our tax dollars.
It's time the Obama Administration admitted that ObamaCare just isn't working.
Sarah Isgur Flores
RNC Deputy Communications Director
Exactly. Face it, low-information voters and Obamazombies - you were sold a bill of goods that was a whopper of a lie. What happened to premiums being "lowered" by as much as $2500? What happened to "being able to keep your own doctor?" What happened to taxpayers not being forced to pay for others abortions? What happened to "no death panels?" LOL.
Obamacare is a pack full of lies designed to eventually force every American towards a single-payer health care system. Think Obama & Co. are upset that the start-up of Obamacare is a total disaster? Nah. Think again. It was designed that way. Get Obamacare embedded and then the "cure" will be to move to a single payer system. Socialism at its finest. The voters reap what they sow. Too bad so many were too stupid or ignorant to realize what Obamacare truly was all about. And in the end, we all will pay...and pay...and pay...and pay...
Does anyone really think health care is going to improve when the government takes over??? I'd laugh out loud if it wasn't so sad and frightening. What, pray tell, does the government EVER run better than the private sector? Let's hope that the Republicans and Tea Party representatives can put the brakes on this massive government take-over and make more Americans aware of the true intentions of Obamacare. Republicans like Ted Cruz need to be thanked for bringing the true nature of Obamacare to the attention of the American people. Cruz and others have been highlighting the lowlights of this mess - and more people ARE listening. America needs to turn away from the socialist path Obama has the country on and return to the values upon which the United States was founded. Blocking or slowing down the implementation of Obamacare is a step in the right direction.
Marine Lance Corporal Jeremiah Collins Jr. ,19, was on patrol in Afghanistan when he was was killed October 5th, 2013. Collins is a Milwaukee native and his mother, besides grieving, is puzzled as to why the United States government is neglecting its duties to its fallen warriors.
Keep in mind that President Obama CAN pick and choose what the government wishes to fund and not fund during the shut down.
For President Obama - to forgo payments to these grieving military families -simply to try to make low information voters blame Republicans - is simply reprehensible and evil. There is no other way to explain it, whether one be a Democrat, Republican, or Independent.
Unlike Obama, the American people DO have a moral compass and DO know what is right and DO appreciate our military men and women. We DO have options in spite of Obama! With the government denying "death benefits" to families of fallen soldiers, The Fisher House has stepped up and is mounting a campaign to accept donations to provide "death benefits" to the families of fallen soldiers. From the Fisher House website:
Fisher House Foundation is best known for the network of comfort homes built on the grounds of major military and VA medical centers nationwide and in Europe. Fisher Houses are beautiful homes, donated to the military and Department of Veterans Affairs. These homes enable family members to be close to a loved one at the most stressful time - during the hospitalization for a combat injury, illness or disease.
Please consider making a donation - and if so inclined, specify Milwaukee's own Jeremiah Collins family as the recipient you'd like to provide your donation to.
Unlike Obama, let's show our military that we do respect, honor, and appreciate them and their families.
Oh my goodness. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (more mouse than man, as is typical of many males of the liberal persuasion), recently had the following exchange regarding the "government shut down" with a CNN correspondent. The exchange concerned keeping clinical trials open that service children with cancer:
The Milwaukee Journal/Sentinel recently ran a story about the "Capitol Singers" having a knock-off Bucky Badger in their midst. See: http://www.jsonline.com/news/wisconsin/knockoff-bucky-badger-has-uw-officials-seeing-red-b9996870z1-223514981.html
A knock-off Bucky Badger? in sync with the hippies of yesterday, hanging out with the Capitol Singers? Promoting the unionista agenda? The University of Wisconsin is NOT amused, and is pursuing legal action to deal with this. Too funny. The libs who head UW-Madison - in all their administrative glory - are upset that the anti-Walker flower-power children of the '60's have embraced Bucky Badger in their obnoxious, meaningless "sing-a-longs." And the powers that be at UW-Madison don't like it one bit. This is the same UW-Madison which has a political bureaucracy tilting waaaay left. A bureaucracy filled with liberal professors and teaching assistants more than willing to fill students minds with left-leaning liberal mush. In some cases,sadly, they actually succeed. In other instances, though, once people enter the work force (I know, with Obama as prez, that is a challenge) - and reality sets in, people come to the conclusion that the liberal ideology is total nonsense and become conservatives. Whatever.
What an ironic situation!!! The lefties in the Capitol being dissed by the lefties running a very leftist campus! I simply cannot make this stuff up.
When I mentioned to a few people that I was going to post this "Bucky" situation as a blog topic, one of the first observations from a friend was - hey, what about Michelle "let them eat cake" Obama and her "drink more water" campaign? Mrs. Obama was recently in Watertown to kick off her latest cause of the day - drinking more water. Yep. Guess we have to be told by "The Ones" that we need to drink more H2O. Anyhow, now the First Lady - an extreme liberal/socialist - has become a target of the liberal environmentalist wackos who are aghast that she has taken this "drink more water" campaign public. WHY? Cuz water comes in plastic bottles! Evil plastic bottles which are nasty for the environment! So even Michelle Obama, promoting yet another typical leftie nanny-state idea, has become the target of tree-hugging, granola munching lefties who aren't happy with the fact that drinking water comes in evil plastic bottles. Lib on lib outrage. Ya gotta love it.
The irony never ceases to amaze.
Twelve years ago today the horrific events now known as 9/11 occurred.
The country, under President George W. Bush, came together as never before. We were united - in grief. We were united in a common goal - taking the fight to the terrorists. And we did so. For the rest of the Bush presidency - under Bush's leadership - America did not experience another terrorist attack on our soil. Al-Queda and those countries that provided safe haven for terrorists experienced the wrath of the United States. Flags flew proudly in many American yards. God Bless America was sung with tears. Patriotism was enthusiastically embraced.
One year ago today the horrific even known as Benghazi occurred. Four Americans were killed. The country, under President Barack Hussein Obama, did not come together. No. For weeks the country was lied to by the President and his minions, simply to save Obama's bid for the presidency. In the days, weeks, months, and now an entire year - not a thing has been done to "bring the perpetrators to justice." Simple empty words from a President who is very eloquent when it comes to powerful rhetoric, but does nothing to back it up. No examples of "leadership" to be found.
How far the United States has sunk since Obama became president.
Under Obama, the country has seen an administration committed to ignoring the terrorist threat.
Under Obama, the country has seen an administration refusing for several years to even utter the words "war on terror" or "terrorist." Instead we were treated to "the overseas contingency operation." The Fort Hood terrorist attack was incredibly deemed "work place violence" by Obama & Co.
Under Obama, the country has seen an administration intent on dividing the United States of America. Remember when Obama ran for president under the guise of being the "great uniter?" How far from the truth was that? Reality does not play into the Obama presidency. What we have now is intense dislike and actual hatred - led by Obama- between Democrats and Republicans - especially if those Republicans are Conservatives and/or members of the Tea Party. The Tea Party in Obama's eyes is worse than the terrorists because they pose a real threat to Obama's socialist agenda. Hence, Obama and Co. have demonized them. In addition, we have the poor versus the wealthy. The "haves" versus the "have nots." Obama and his cronies also never fail to play the race card - even when the so-called "opportunity" has nothing to do with race (for example, the George Zimmermann/Trayvon Martin debacle). So we have black versus white. Obama has also targeted the successful and portrays them as evil - they OWE others for their own success. WHY? Cuz, heck! - "They didn't build that!" - the government did!!!
Under Obama, we have an ever-growing, more powerful government. Taking away more freedoms and inserting itself into our daily lives like never before. After all, Democrats and liberals always know what is best for the rest of us (or so they arrogantly think). Socialism has reared its ugly head and is growing in scope in the United States of America.
As for 9/11 and the lessons we should have learned, but now chose to ignore. The Middle East is a tinderbox. The U.S. situation has been made much worse, due to Obama. Look at Egypt. Look at Iran. Look at Iraq. Look at Israel. Look at Afghanistan. Under Obama, chaos in all these regions has grown and violence and unrest continue. Terrorism is once again getting a foothold, and Obama's foreign policy is a mumbo-jumbo that is an inconsistent mess.
It is obvious to everyone except the most devoted Obamazombies that Obama is a horrible president. Now comes the Syria episode. The narcissist-in-chief was puffing up his chest when he made his "red line" statement in regards to Syria. (Heck, it was a good campaign sound bite). It sounded really tough at the time. So when the "red line" was crossed and Syria used chemical weapons, Obama pulls an Urkel - did I say that???
The "red line" comment forced Obama to scramble to save face. First act - mull, mull, mull. Obama's light bulb goes on and out comes the "lets lob a few missiles at Syria" and call it a day. Then began more "mulling" by Obama. How does he get out of this one? Does the United States really do this or not? Should we or shouldn't we? Hey, let's ask Congress, cuz if things go wrong then they will be blamed and NOT The One!!!! Yeah, that's the ticket! Although, seems like the Congress and majority of Americans want nothing to do with an attack on Syria... Oh what to do what to do... Then along comes a blip - another idiot, Secretary of State John Kerry, made a huge mistake regarding the Syria situation - saying that the international community could step in and take away Syria's chemical weapons. Even though Kerry tried to backpedal on his gaffe, Russia jumped at the chance to step in. Russian leader Vladimir Putin comes in to save the day and now he looks like a leader and a hero. The United States, led by Obama, simply looks inept.
Last night Obama was on television talking about Syria, eloquent yet again with his double-speak and lies as usual. Does anyone out there believe this guy anymore? Does Obama have ANY credibility? Did he ever?
Obama did not like the United States when he was elected and he has made it clear through his actions and inactions that he is doing his best to generate a "fundamental trasformation of America (aka: socialism). Now, whether every mistake, blunder, scandal (too many to mention), gaffe, etc. was intentional could be questioned. However, with every mistake, blunder, scandal, gaffe, etc., the United States has been damaged.
In five years, look at the damages. The country still has three long years to suffer under the rule of Obama. Can the United States survive?
On this day, September 11, 013, it is so important for the country to remember what the United States once was - before Barack Obama got a hold of it. In 2001 and beyond we entered into a war against an evil foe - terrorists and the countries that harbor them.
In 2008 and beyond, we have entered into a war against another evil foe - Barack Hussein Obama. If we do not win the war against Obama's ideology and plans for the destruction of the United States as we know it, the history of 9/11 and what we should have learned will be the least of our concerns.
For days, if not weeks, we have been reading and hearing about Obama's "mulling" over Syria. Let's face it, people. This president hasn't a clue when it comes to foreign policy. Obama has made matters much worse in the Middle East than any of his predecessors. And to think he's only done it in five short years. Obama has succeeded in alienating our allies (who won't support America to "bomb Syria at advertised targets") and enraged our enemies. Foreign policy? What foreign policy? Oh where, oh where is that supposed "foreign policy expert" - Uncle Joe Biden?
The whole situation would be laughable if it wasn't so serious.
However, I did laugh out loud when the newspapers were suggesting that Obama would "lose credibility" if he did nothing in regards to Syria. Credibility? Since when does any other country around the world give Obama an ounce of credibility to begin with? Remember the "red line" threat? Obama stated that if Syria used chemical weapons, he would respond. We....are....still...waiting....and the "red line" comment has proven to be a joke.
This is Obama's shining hour. He OWNS this - even though he is trying to pass off the mess to Congress at this very moment. Consider if Congress says "no" to Obama's plan to send a few impotent missiles towards Syria. Then The One (who has a "the buck doesn't stop here - it passes to everyone else but me" sign on his desk) can blame Congress. If Obama gets the support of Congress (funny how he didn't need it when it came to Libya - what a "cowboy!") and the mission is a disaster, guess who gets the blame? Here's a hint - not "The One!" Funny how Obama had a sudden "epiphany" when he decided to consult Congress - after declaring he had no need to - on his plans to lob a few missiles Syria's way just for effect. Obama must have realized that he - The One - could have actually been held accountable - for once - when it came to Syria. Oh, the horrors. Obama needed to bring Congress in to be the fall guy. What's new?
What's really amazing is that the "Commander-In-Chief" (I almost gag when typing that) didn't see anything wrong with Saddam Hussein gassing and killing his own people. The hypocrisy of the left never ceases to amaze.
All that is different about Syria is that Obama made a statement - as the President of the United States - saying that if Syria killed its own civilians using chemical weapons - that there would be consequences. The RED LINE. And now the President of the United States is scrambling to find a way out of his threat and save face. In the meantime, The United States of America as a country looks foolish. Weak. Confused. Lead by a complete foreign policy moron who cannot stand to be criticized in any way, shape, or form.
Sadly, the country still has three more years of this clown. Can America survive?
Be sure to go to this website that several readers/friends have forwarded to me:
Sign the petition and make our political representatives aware that we want nothing to do with socialized medicine! Obamacare IS a train wreck as many have been stating all along. Even Obama has had to back off (illegally I might add) and push off the dates of some aspects of implementation of this disaster.
Go to the website - get information - and SIGN YOUR NAME!!!! Pass this website/sign up on to others who consider Obamacare yet another step towards socialism and the eventual death of America as we know it.
Obama lied about Obamacare and now the lies are being exposed. Keep your own doctor? Ha ha ha. Affordable health insurance? What a joke! In many cases, health care premiums are skyrocketing. Better health care? Yeah, sure. How do you throw millions of people into the health care system (paid for by others) with less doctors and yet somehow receive BETTER care??? The more people learn about Obamacare, (including unionistas), the less they want it.
Let's send our message loud and clear to the folks in Washington D.C. Pass it on!
Recently livinglakecountry.com started using Facebook for allowing comments to respond to articles written by bloggers on this site.
I had a Facebook account years ago, after two family members convinced me it was the thing to do. After a few months of "Facebooking," I decided it was a waste of time for me personally. I didn't feel that people needed to be updated on my family events, vacations, latest activities, what movie I recently saw, what songs I liked, or when I got a soda out of the refridgerator. Likewise, I did not need to be "connected" to friends and family to know what they were doing on a day-to-day basis. All I had to do was talk to them.
Now, don't get me wrong - just because Facebook was - in my opinion - a waste of my time - that isn't to say it cannot be a useful tool for others. I know many people use it to stay in touch with relatives and/or friends who do not live close by. More power to you if you make good use of Facebook and find it helpful in staying in touch with those you care about.
With this in mind, I still do not have a Facebook account and do not plan on getting one anytime soon, even though the only way to respond to comments addressed to my blogs is via Facebook. Many other sites including newspapers (large and small), radio talkers (Charlie Sykes comes to mind), and other prominent figures in media, politics, etc. use Facebook to exchange comments.
I think Facebook IS a good thing for the livinglakecountry.com website bloggers. Comments over the past few years have really digressed. Many people could not follow the rules and the discussions turned ugly. It was up to individual bloggers to monitor their own blogs and delete the foul, the nasty, the obnoxious, the personal attacks, etc. that came our way from folks who couldn't behave - but were able to post comments anonymously. Facebook WILL address this situation in most cases. People will not be able to hide behind fake names and sling garbage. By the way, the nastiest of the nasty came from...drum roll please...those self-proclaimed "open-minded, compassionate liberals." Any surprise there?
Before I go, I thought it would be fun to post a few of the most obnoxious, foul, disgusting comments I have received as of late that I had to delete. I have altered some words so these can appear. I also refuse to post the monikers that go with the comments, since the people who made them would probably have their heads explode with pride at having me post their words here:
"Hemmer - a symbol of idiocy Hayett - a symbol of complete f*cking idiocy Have a nice day! :~)"
"Yea - You know the tide has turned against hemmer - She runs to the "Garbage Pile" (World Net Daily) to grab a particularly venomous piece of stinking, rotting, maggot-infested elephant carcass to post on her "Oh so high-brow" blog. Pathetic. Absolutely pathetic."
"Hey hem, Mucho equates your post to a transcript from an Alec Baldwin voicemail. What do you think of that? Seems mucho is finally coming around. Reason is making him a convert. Now, if we could only get promiscuous Christians to start scr*wing responsibly we'd see a steep decline in the abortion rate."
"Exto and Jman has just slam-dunked Mr B and Hemmerhoid! Hemmeroid is down for the count ..one...two...three...MATCH!!! Tag-team victory goes to Exto and Jman! Liberals kick a-*-* again. No surprise there, folks."
"??? Cumho and others: Yet another friendly reminder that "sirlaughsoutloud (otherwise known as "SmarterThanJesus") is not welcome at my site because I'm deeply offended by the truth and his comments will not be up for long and I think I just wet my pants. Don't waste your time reading anything that I write because it's nothing more than idiotic gibberish. Amen. ??? "The tree of liberalism must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of "the party of stupid." - bob jindal"
"You can tell that all 4 of these tweedledums never made any money" - cockroach 49 Hey hemmer, yert's too stupid to realize that he's degrading low wage earners. Given that you're one of them, I'm wondering, how do you feel about that? Speaking of as*holes, why do you allow yert's personal attacks to stand; is it because you're an as*hole too? I mean, a non-as*hole would apply the discussion guidelines fairly to all. You don't do that. You don't play "fair", and people who don't play fair are, indeed, as*holes.
"Announcement: Lingerie Party at hemmers tonight @ 7. Here's a sneak preview of some of the items that ahemm will be modelling: http://www.barenecessities.com/catalog.aspx?nxs=106&cmp=BPP20 YAHOO!!
"but I still am waiting for an apology." Here's an apology from all of us: Readers the world over, we're sorry that hemmer is such a classless fascist fool. We hope and pray to the good lord above that her children find the courage to flee. Being raised in a household of hatred and ignorance cannot be easy on the poor souls. Let us pray, Dear Jesus, we realize that all hope is lost for saving hemmer, but please, please save her children. Amen
Lovely, aren't they??? Stay classy, libs!!! After all, they ARE the compassionate and the most open-minded among us - or so they tell us....
Personally, I am thankful for the recent move to Facebook. No more need to monitor blog comments and weed out the nasties from the lefties. Good riddance! And rest assured, as the blog monitors have told me, the columns we (bloggers) write still get enough hits - meaning the comments are not critical to advertising revenue. What we write is. So, I can write, people can read, and those who are willing to post comments as "themselves" (egads - revealing who they are!!! those chicken libs will run away, I am sure) will be welcome. Otherwise, our writing stands alone. Good!
Personally, I say "welcome Facebook!"
President Obama had a meeting on July 25th with Vietnamese President Truong Tan Sang. During the visit, Sang presented Obama a copy of a letter (of the hopes of cooperation between Vietnam and the United States) written by Ho Chi Mihn to President Harry Truman decades ago.
From FOXNews.com, the following scenario occurred:
"Obama, striking a wistful tone, observed that it may have taken 67 years, but the United States and Vietnam were finally enjoying the relationship that Ho once wrote of. After all, Obama said, Ho had been “inspired by the words of Thomas Jefferson.”
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