Saturday, June 30, 2012

A Supreme Blunder?

I have to admit that I too was initially disappointed at the recent Obamacare decision and it being upheld as constitutional.  I am not one though, to give in to my emotions until I have had time to read, interpret and understand the dynamics of this decision as best I could given my limited legal knowledge.

I have taken the time to listen to both sides of this debate and those who have claimed to have won by the decision and of course by those who say they have lost.

I have listened to the liberal main stream media as well as those outlets on the right side of the spectrum and I have come to my own conclusion based on the so-called experts who have weighed in on the matter.  To give some perspective on this I will say that those voices echoing from the right are a mixed bag.  Rush Limbaugh for example is proclaiming that Chief Justice Roberts has perpetrated the most egregious form of fraud on the American people due to his "rewriting" of the statute vs. ruling on the actual constitutional validity of the law as Congress wrote it.  Mark Levin, on the other hand I found to be more credible as he and his "Landmark Legal Foundation" were actually involved in the litigation that led to the hallowed halls of the Supreme Court.

"Just because five lawyers in black robes, one of whom was purported to be a conservative, a man I knew a long time ago, issue a decision of the sort that they issued doesn't make it proper. As a matter of fact, this decision I would go as far to say is lawless. Absolutely lawless. That's why people are stunned." -- Mark Levin

I give more weight to Levin than I do for Limbaugh based on experience and knowledge.  I am not saying that Limbaugh is not credible in his opinion, it is just a matter of Mr. Levin being "more credible" on the issue.

I was surprised in my reaction personally to the news as it was reported.  I too was greatly saddened by this court's decision but somewhere deep inside I was also relieved that it was upheld.  No, I am not a closet liberal statist coming out, but in a more pragmatic way I know that liberty, freedom and justice is not something to be handed out like food stamps.  It is something that is fraught with blood, sweat and tears that are exacted as it's toll to ensure it's success.

Here is why I felt relieved:

“Those decisions are entrusted to our nation’s elected leaders, who can be thrown out of office if the people disagree with them,” Roberts said. “It is not our job to protect the people from the consequences of their political choices.”

This statement from Chief Justice Roberts is exactly why I felt relieved.  Obama and his ilk, upon election in 2008 made it a household staple to say "Elections have consequences".  When Obama was elected with the help of the main stream media's failure (or by design?) to vet the candidate he strode into office as an unknown comodity.  It did not take long to see that many of right had been saying throughout the election was indeed true -- Obama is an extreme left wing radical with utopian socialist goals to "fundamentally transform America". 

Americans of all stripes and colors began to see and in most cases feel the transformative changes that Obama and the democrats have begun to implement.  The change I speak of has it's roots in Obamacare.  Instead of working every waking moment to ensure Americans have jobs they need, this administration was obsessed with forcing this legislation down Americans throats and in turn awoke those who saw this as inherently un-American.  Instead of transparency, we had closed door meetings that excluded any opposing voices from across the isle.  When these backroom deals included "pay to play" style payoffs to reluctant legislators like Ben Nelson (Kornhusker kickback) and in 2011 he announced his retirement from the Senate.  Then, likewise Mary Landrieu, was found to also wrangle the "Louisianna Purchase" for her vote.  In addition to politician payoff's for votes, the Democrats also induced businesses to endorse the act.  First we we found that Unions were big beneficiaries for their support by the back room "Cadillac Tax" exemptions through 2018.  All told, as of January 2012, 543,812 union employee's received HHS waivers compared to 69,813.

Tea Party is Born

One of the most effective grass roots movements to ever spring forth from public discontent over Government policy is the Tea Party Movement of early 2009.  The early and powerful success of this movement was largely ignored and ridiculed by the main stream media as well as established politicians from both sides of the isle.  One of the early cogent successes in the movements aims was the "Contract From America".  The "plank" suggestions included:

1.Identify constitutionality of every new law

2.Reject emissions trading

3.Demand a balanced federal budget

4.Simplify the tax system

5.Audit federal government agencies for waste and constitutionality

6.Limit annual growth in federal spending

7.Repeal the healthcare legislation passed on March 23, 2010

8.Pass an 'All-of-the-Above' Energy Policy

9.Reduce Earmarks

10.Reduce Taxes

Here, I believe is the basis for my optimism that sprang from the Obamacare Supreme Court ruling.  We have witnessed the concerted effort to besmirch, demonize and destroy this movement since it's inception.  It has grown stronger with every pushback and expanded while it captured America's anger to the erosion of our strength financially through elitist political and judicial activism that runs contrary to what we know and aspire to maintain.

This is the "blood, sweat and tears" I speak of.  It is now evident that this concerted effort to erase America as we know now extends to the so-called "conservatives" of the Supreme Court.  When Roberts wrote in his decision the words listed above (in red) it became crystal clear that our fight is a long one and one that will require us to increase our activism to purge the elitists that purport to represent us.

Freedom and liberty are difficult to achieve as our founding fathers have proven with their wise words and the blood of our ancestors to achieve this freedom was the ultimate sacrifice.  Now, we must fight again to maintain this freedom.  I am not advocating bloodshed here as the method to shake the yoke of oppression we are being subjected to.  No, I am talking about the expansion of this grass-roots movement to achieve these goals. 

The silver lining in the Obamacare ruling is that it solidifies the deceipt of those who have thrust this oppression upon us and have made the battle lines clear.  Those on the left and the right who hail the Supreme Court decision as a victory for Obama have now to defend the truth and bear witness to who disagree with Obamacare on the grounds that it is unconstitutional.  The will witness the  rise to the power of those who wield their votes like muskets on a picket line.

In an article by the "Christian Post" authored by Paul Stanley he reports the Tea Party response to the ruling:

"In an email Wednesday, former Rhode Island Congressman Patrick Kennedy forewarned that if the high court voted to let the healthcare act stand – which it did on Thursday – then "dangerous Tea Party extremists will go on a rampage" and that Republicans "backed by super PAC's and shadowy front groups like Karl Rove's Crossroads GPS" will "do everything in their power to defeat President Obama."

But Martin countered Kennedy's comments by saying it's not just Tea Party members who are incited by the court's ruling, but also the American people.

"What will happen – what is already happening – as a result of today's ruling is the American people will sit up and take notice that we cannot simply sit back and watch our individual freedoms be swept away by an administration that does not respect our constitution," Martin said.

"The Tea Party started because we want limited government and individual freedoms. And we will vote out any politician who does not commit, in writing, to respect the will of the American people and fully repeal Obamacare."

Thursday, June 28, 2012

Remembering Nanci Pelosi's Gavel walk

Remembering Nanci's perp walk of elitism in a victory when the Democrats socialists shoved this Obamacare down our throats.  Likewise, the secret meetings that shunned all of the Republicans from participating in the 2,700 page monstrocity we Americans were told to find out whats in it after it is signed into law.  Lady Nanci scoffing at reporters about where in the Constitution does it mandate Americans must purchase something against their will only to be told "are you kidding".  Finally, the bill's actual passage through a trick in the Senate by taking a bill already signed into law and replacing it with Obamacare.

So, before the ruling comes down these are just things I want to bring to the forefront when the bill is struck down and taken from those who shoved it down our throats like we did when we wrested that gavel from her.  It is also worth mentioning why the Republicans have tried to thwart everything the Democrats have asked for since.

Monday, June 25, 2012

Murder in the First Degree?

The Fast and Furious scandal has too many unanswered questions surrounding it and Congressional overseerers have been attempting to get the answers.  The main stream media has done their very best to ignore the murder of border Agent Terry and now that the issue has risen to the level of the White House when they blanketed Eric Holder in "Executive Priveledge".  The regular empty suits have changed tactics to spin "race" into the subject because Barack Obama and Eric Holder are, um, black.  They are also echoing "political posturing" by the Republicans in an election year in order to taint the administration.

The issue of race and politics have no basis other than the fact that the two main players are Black and Democrat aligned.  The only fact that stands at the heart and center of this trajedy is plain and simple --- murder of a Federal Law Enforcement officer.

This fact alone should send shockwaves through every law enforcement worker throughout the nation.  The stonewalling of Holder and the latest "Executive Priveledge" play that results in the obstruction of the facts surrounding a murder has many conspiracy theories being floated that indicate Obama intentionally created this program with the aim of weakening American's 2nd amendment rights.  Though there is no evidence, other than circumstantial, to give credence to this conspiracy, yet it really is no different than the media's conspiracy theory of race and politics. 

If, for say, Obama institutes this program with the explicit aim of increasing violence and death at the hands of the Mexican Cartels by American sold weapons in order to gain ground to shut down gun dealers and Americans, by that extension, then why is this not a relevant part of the investigation into the murder itself.  It is established fact that numerous weapons from Fast and Furious were recoved at scenes of horrific crimes and that these weapons came from our own government by design.  How can the public stand for this outrageous attempt at obstructing a murder investigation and a murder of a Federal Law Enforcement officer at that.  Is the Administration above the law?  Can they set into motion a fatal program that results in death and remain untouched?  It is notable that Holder did assign this issue to the Justice Department insiders to investigate, but it too is rife with conflict of interest.  It is reminiscent of the internal WH investigation over the Adminstrations contact with Blagojevich prior to the attempted selling of Obama's Senate seat where WH Council Greg Craig cleared anyone from inproprieties.

Someone, somewhere must be held accountable for this program up to and including the highest levels.  Murder has no statute of limitation.  Imagine the loved ones of all of the victims of this program must be feeling.  Justice must be served and served upon those responsible for this travesty and the investigation should be rigorous and thoroughly complete irregardless of where the evidence leads.

Sunday, June 10, 2012

Blog of the Month

This month my hightlite goes to a 61yo patriot activist that is pationate and actively working to educate those who seek the knowledge of truth.......


Cannot forget this hillarious but apprapoe second mention!!!!!!

Diary of a Right Wing Pussycat

Ground Control to Major Tom

On state run TV in the socialist country of America this morning David Axelrod actually said that "Mitt Romney is living on a different planet" when referring to Romney's attack on Obama's comment that the private sector is doing just "fine".

Hmmmm, where to begin.  Let us begin with Obama's comment in the first place and just exactly what planet he himself is located?

Just like Seifeld episode of "the bubble boy", progressives had their collective bubbles burst in Wisconsin and the tantrum throwing thugs received a good dose of just what planet they are residing.  This collective mindset the progressives have been living in doesn't quite square with reality.  Eric Holder's comment under oath during the week is just another example when he said "the emails detailing fast and furious in the administration were not actually referring to the "fast and furious" program?

Is there anyone that actually lives on this planet believe that Eric Holder will investigate with any objectivity the "leaks" of classified information that have been occurring in this administration?  The Dept. of Justice is an arm of the Executive Branch and anything other than a special prosecutor will result in a whitewashing of the truth just as Obama's white house council Greg Craig's investigation of the Obama teams contact with Gov. Blagojevich to influence Obama's vacant senate seat.

Just as men are from Mars and Women are from Venus, progressives too are living on a different plane of reality.

"Little Red's Riding Hoodie"

Van Jones and the progressive version of the “tea party”

Discover the Networks - “Jones' new approach was modeled on the tactics outlined by the famed radical organizer Saul Alinsky, who stressed the need for revolutionaries to mask the extremism of their objectives and to present themselves as moderates until they could gain some control over the machinery of political power.”

Why is it that the progressives cannot come up with creative original thoughts that can persuade the American public their beliefs are in our best interest? Because, the ideology and the aims of their goals are radical and un-American. When the tea party was born and rapidly grew into an American grass roots phenomena it was a wake up call for them that the public wasn’t buying their product. They called us terrorists, thugs, racist and astro-turf of the corporate sector.

The progressives in the media and in the halls of Congress denied our passion even existed. Rallies were held around the country and the numbers were staggering to behold. Throughout this assault on our wives, grandmothers, sons & Daughters we kept coming out to the rallies to show our frustration at the direction these Progressives were taking us against our collective wills.

It started slowly when Scott Brown, a Republican, took the late Ted Kennedy’s senate seat followed by the victories in Virginia (McDonnell) and New Jersey (Christie). Then, came the tea party tsunami of the 2010 mid-term elections that saw a fresh wave of new, tea party conservative faces in Congress. These predominent “blue” state victories as well as the loss of the Democrats control of the House to Republicans were brushed aside as anomalies by the main stream progressive media.

Van Jones laments recently at the “Netroots” conference when he gave a speech where he insists that it is the Congressional conservatives (yes, the newly elected tea party backed ones) who are intentionally trying to unseat Obama by not passing legislation the Democrat/socialists want regarding spending. He says that they won’t even pass their own legislation to achieve this. I cannot count how many bills they indeed voted and passed regarding budgets, spending and the like that Harry Reid and company have squashed.

In June 2011, Jones, with the financial aid of Soros funds started his own political movement that he intentionally borrowed from the tea party script calling it “ Rebuild the Dream”.

Here are the 10 steps they espouse:

1 - Invest in America’s infrastructure

Rebuild our crumbling bridges, dams, levees, ports, water and sewer lines, railways, roads, and public transit. We must invest in high-speed Internet and a modern, energy-saving electric grid. These investments will create good jobs and rebuild America. To help finance these projects, we need national and state infrastructure banks.  help finance these projects, we need national and state infrastructure banks.

2 - Create 21st Century Energy Jobs

We should invest in American businesses that can power our country with innovative technologies like wind turbines, solar panels, geothermal systems, hybrid and electric cars, and next-generation batteries. And we should put Americans to work making our homes and buildings energy efficient. We can create good, green jobs in America, address the climate crisis, and build the clean energy economy.

3 - Invest in Public Education

We should provide universal access to early childhood education, make school funding equitable, invest in high-quality teachers, and build safe, well-equipped school buildings for our students. A high-quality education system, from universal preschool to vocational training and affordable higher education, is critical for our future and can create badly needed jobs now.

4 - Offer Medicare for all

We should expand Medicare so it's available to all Americans, and reform it to provide even more cost-effective, quality care. The Affordable Care Act is a good start and we must implement it -- but it's not enough. We can save trillions of dollars by joining every other industrialized country -- paying much less for health care while getting the same or better results.

5 - Make work pay

Americans have a right to fair minimum and living wages, to organize and collectively bargain, to enjoy equal opportunity, and to earn equal pay for equal work. Corporate assaults on these rights bring down wages and benefits for all of us. They must be outlawed.

6 - Secure Social Security

Keep Social Security sound, and strengthen the retirement, disability, and survivors' protections Americans earn through their hard work. Pay for it by removing the cap on the Social Security tax, so that upper-income people pay into Social Security on all they make, just like the rest of us.

7 - Return to fairer tax rates

End, once and for all, the Bush-era tax giveaways for the rich, which the rest of us -- or our kids -- must pay eventually. Also, we must outlaw corporate tax havens and tax breaks for shipping jobs overseas. Lastly, with millionaires and billionaires taking a growing share of our country's wealth, we should add new tax brackets for those making more than $1 million each year.

8 - End wars and invest at home

Our troops have done everything that's been asked of them, and it's time to bring them home to good jobs here. We're sending $3 billion each week overseas that we should be investing to rebuild America.

9 - tax wall street speculation

A tiny fee of a twentieth of 1% on each Wall Street trade could raise tens of billions of dollars annually with little impact on actual investment. This would reduce speculation, "flash trading," and outrageous bankers' bonuses -- and we'd have a lot more money to spend on Main Street job creation.

10 - Strengthen Democracy

We need clean, fair elections -- where no one's right to vote can be taken away, and where money doesn't buy you your own member of Congress. We must ban anonymous political influence, slam shut the lobbyists' revolving door in D.C., and publicly finance elections. Immigrants who want to join in our democracy deserve a clear path to citizenship. We must stop giving corporations the rights of people when it comes to our elections. And we must ensure our judiciary respect for the Constitution. Together, we will reclaim our democracy to get our country back on track.

Maybe its just me, but these 10 steps are the “same-old - same-old” rhetoric that the progressives have been spewing forever and are exactly what the tea party patriots have opposed.

So, just as the progressives perform their sleigh of hand routines by changing nomenclature to mask their agendas in a “more friendly” illusion they now want to appear “tea party” like in their softer version of tyranny. The imagery I liken this to is captured in the title of this article. Little Red Riding hood is rank and file tea party members happily skipping to grandma’s house where a “big bad wolf” is impersonating grandma lies in wait to devour us.