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The Financial Bill- Is It Racist and Sexist?

Wednesday, 28. July 2010 8:25

“We’ll have to sign the bill so we can find out what’s in it.”

I guess those famous words of Nancy Pelosi can now be applied to the Financial Bill.

You see, we now find out – after folks have had a chance to actually read it- that deep within the 2000 pages of the Financial LAW, there is a federal demand for diversity on Wall Street. According to Politico: In this law, “Congress gives the federal government authority to terminate contracts with any financial firm that fails to ensure the “fair inclusion” of women and minorities, forcing every kind of company from a Wall Street giant to a mom-and-pop law office to account for the composition of its work force.

This law now gives the government the power to look into the hiring practices of various firms and determine if they are hiring, not only their own workforce, but contractors and subcontractors that include a “proper” number of minorities and women.

The section of the law that lays all of this out is now (after its been signed) being called “vague.”

Huh.

Who wrote this “vague” section of the bill? Well that would be none other than Rep. Maxine Waters, the African American democrat from California. She’s the same lady who let it slip that she “would be all about socializ- ah, ah, ah…..all about taking over all of your oil companies” when talking to oil executives last year. She was a member of SDS, the Students for a Democratic Society- a Marxist group who also included the likes of Bill Ayers and Bernadine Dohrn. She, along with Al Sharpton, endorsed a revolutionary, communist group called, “World Can’t Wait–Drive Out the Bush Regime”.

Lovely.

Maxine also stated that the riots which occurred after the Rodney King verdict were “somewhat understandable, if not acceptable”, calling them “righteous.” When asked about the looting in Korean-owned stores, she responded, “There were mothers who took this as an opportunity to take some milk, to take some bread, to take some shoes. They are not crooks. Everybody in the street was not a thug or a hood.”

I guess the Koreans who owned the stores didn’t need the milk, the bread, the shoes…..or the money.

Does this woman understand the LAW? How do people like this get elected?

Anyway, this genius has just screwed the white man- and many in Congress are applauding her. The supporters of Maxine’s language in the financial bill claim that businesses owned by women and minorities didn’t receive an adequate share of contracts- things like legal contracts and accounting contracts- through the bank bailout and other “emergency programs” administered by the Treasury and Federal Reserve.

So much for “content of character” being more important than race or sex.

These same supporters are claiming that this is fair because the collapse of the housing industry disproportionately affected African-Americans and Latinos.

Ya think that had anything to do with the fact that they were given loans they never should have had? Ya think it had anything to do with the fact that Barney Frank and Chris Dodd ordered the banks to disproportionately give out bad loans to minorities? Ya think?

Here’s the most disturbing part of this: The 1,261-word section authored by Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) barely registered during the legislative debate. And even weeks after the legislation moved through the House and Senate, Washington groups tasked with protecting business interests on Wall Street and beyond say they have yet to study that part of the bill.

They’ve yet to “study that part of the bill” and it’s already been signed into law?

It gets worse. This section of the law now “establishes at least 20 new Offices of Minority and Women Inclusion across the Treasury Department, Federal Reserve, Securities and Exchange Commission and other finance-related agencies. It orders the directors of these offices to develop standards that “ensure, to the maximum extent possible, the fair inclusion and utilization of minorities, women, and minority-owned and women-owned businesses in all business and activities of the agency at all levels, including in procurement, insurance, and all types of contracts.”

Who’s affected by these new regulations? Well, again, it’s “vague”. It says that it “applies to “services of any kind,” including investment firms, mortgage banking firms, asset management firms, brokers, dealers, underwriters, accountants, consultants and law firms. Every contractor and subcontractor must now certify that their workforces reflect a “fair inclusion” of women and minorities.”

And what if you don’t comply? Well, it’s seems that your company could be reported to the Labor Department. Termination would follow.

Would you say that our government is now enforcing racial and sexual “quotas”?

Well, 4 Republican members of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights wrote a letter of opposition to this section of the bill, claiming just that. Interestingly enough, Senator Susan Collins of Maine was one of those members.

Here’s what she had to say: “It is very sweeping, from my review of the legislation. It talks not just about federal offices and agencies. It also talks about contractors and subcontractors, and so the implications are very unclear and can be read to require quotas, and that’s an entirely different and controversial debate and does not belong in the financial bill.

Susan Collins VOTED FOR THIS BILL.

Now she’s writing letters of opposition to it.

Anyone who isn’t outraged at the ineptitude of those in Congress is not paying attention. Successful, white males- even democrats- should be outraged that they are being legislated out of contracts, and forced to hire a workforce based upon color and sex, not qualifications. .

Show me the place in the Constitution that OK’s quotas. Show me the place that favors minorities or women above others.

We’re a lost nation, folks. We’ve become a screwed-up place with screwed up values and screwed up laws. Our legislators consist of people who are either radical or inept. They are writing and voting away our rights- without reading them, without discussing them, without disclosing them- and JUSTIFYING them once the audacity is made public.

Does anyone else care what this bill will do to our children- and their children? Does anyone care that reverse racism is alive and well? Can anyone see beyond today’s baseball game and tonight’s dinner?

They are stealing our country, folks.

Dinner can wait.

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Post-Racial President? Hardly.

Friday, 23. July 2010 8:42

The race card has been used one too many times.

Kind of like ” The Boy Who Cried Wolf”- it has lost its meaning. Most of us are tired of race being blamed for everything from job loss to health care to the Tea Party movement. We’re tired of Jesse Jackson and Al Sharpton and their constant “rush to judgment” based solely on race. When they supported the woman who falsely claimed to be raped by the Duke LaCrosse players- yet were silent on the intimidation of the New Black Panthers- we’d had enough.

It’s getting worse, folks- our self-proclaimed, “post-racial” President has seen to that. We now have a man in the White House who appears to see everything in terms of black and white. Strange, isn’t it, that this man is genetically BOTH black and white, yet only embraces the black side of himself? Have we EVER heard him refer to himself as a “white” man or a “bi-racial” man? Have we ever heard him talk lovingly about his white relatives? Does he even have white relatives?

We’ve heard him refer to his grandmother on a few occasions, the most memorable of which was the time he was defending his pastor, Reverend Wright, and threw grandma, under the bus.

“I can no more disown him than I can my white grandmother – a woman who helped raise me, a woman who sacrificed again and again for me, a woman who loves me as much as she loves anything in this world, but a woman who once confessed her fear of black men who passed by her on the street, and who on more than one occasion has uttered racial or ethnic stereotypes that made me cringe”.

Th sound bite did not go over well with the general population so Obama was forced to explain what he meant. You see, his comments almost sounded racist, and folks were stunned- they wanted to believe that he had simply misspoken. Barack gave another interview intending to clear up the controversy:

“The point I was making was not that my grandmother harbors any racial animosity. But she is a typical white person. If she sees somebody on the street that she doesn’t know. . .there’s a reaction in her that doesn’t go away and it comes out in the wrong way.”

What, exactly, is a “typical” white person?

The media let the story die. Other politicians were afraid to play the race card, so the story simply went away. Yet things are happening in Washington DC and in our country today which warrant another look into Obama’s past history with race…

In his book, Dreams of My Father, Barack tells a story about the marriage of his parents. He claims that his maternal grandparents, Stanley and Madelyn Dunn, were not thrilled that their daughter, Stanley Ann, had married Barack Hussein Obama, partially because of a note they received from the groom’s father. According to the memoir, Stanley Ann’s new father-in-law sent her parents a “long, nasty letter” from Kenya “saying that he didn’t approve of the marriage.” Stanley Ann later told Barack that his black grandfather “Didn’t want the Obama blood sullied by a white woman.”

Did this actually happen? We don’t know, but our President claims that it did.

Wouldn’t this make most kids- especially those who had been abandoned by their black father- even MORE protective of their white mother? Wouldn’t this make most people angry with the mentality of their black relatives?

Wouldn’t it?

In his book, Barry describes his “racial awakening” when at age 9, he opened up Life magazine and saw the picture of an “older” “black man,“in dark glasses,” who had “heavy lips” and a “broad, fleshy nose”. The accompanying article described how this black man had used lightening agents on his skin to appear white. Barack remembers a close-up of the man’s hands, severely scarred by the chemicals he had used to turn them white. The entire story was horrifying to young Barack.

One problem. The story didn’t exist. Life magazine never printed a story like that. When asked about the discrepancy, Barack dismissed it, claiming that it was probably Ebony magazine, instead.

Another problem. The story didn’t exist in Ebony, either.

The story DID exist, however, in a reverse form that was printed in both Newsweek and Time Magazines. It was the story of a WHITE man, John Howard Griffin, who wrote the best-seller, Black Like Me, where he used chemicals and ultra-violet treatments to make himself appear BLACK. There were photographs attached to the story which showed a close-up of Mr. Griffin in dark glasses, and another of his hands, darkened by the chemicals.

Just like Barack described, but in reverse.

His “Racial Awakening” moment was ficticious….

Maybe this is the moment that spurred Barack to seek out black mentors, guys like Reverend Jeremiah Wright, a man who preaches that whites are bad, whites are racists, whites owe the black man, whites are the problem with this country, and whites need to pay. In order to sit in Wright’s church for 20 years, it must have been necessary for Barack to completely dismiss the white part of his heritage. He had to find fault with his loving grandparents because they didn’t “fit in” with Wright’s version of the world.

Somewhere along the line, Barack’s idea of race was warped.

Maybe that’s why we’ve seen nothing but racial moments coming from his White House. Barack pushed through the Hate Crimes Bill. His administration has called the Tea Party “racists.” He jumped to conclusions about the white policeman in Boston who acted “stupidly.” He’s dismissed the actions of the New Black Panthers and ordered lawyers at the Department of Justice to dismiss cases where blacks are racist against whites. He has gone on record as supporting the redistribution of wealth. He believes in financial reparations for blacks.

Something to ponder: Would a biracial man, like Barack, collect reparations? Would his white half pay the black half or how does that work exactly? Are his white genes responsible for oppressing his black genes?

When does the insanity end?

It certainly didn’t end in 2008 like it was supposed to. Many in America thought “hope and change” meant that racial tensions in this country would subside. Much to the contrary, race is now being used to divide us. I can’t think of another period in my lifetime where I’ve seen the race card played so often without merit.

When the wolf actually came into the village, no one listened to the little boy….

By making everything about race, blacks are shooting themselves in the foot. No one is listening anymore. No one cares. We’re tired of hearing that we’re racist because we are white or rich or just because we exist. We’re tired of the name-calling. We’re tired.

Where’s our President?

He’s out fueling the fire.

lsm
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Who’s Listening to the People?

Tuesday, 27. April 2010 7:42

“Government by the People” seems to be an old-fashioned concept.

Barack Obama and Nancy Pelosi much prefer a dictatorship. It’s less complicated to tell people what they think rather than having a dialogue.

Besides, “the people’s” desires are overrated.

Arizona just passed a new immigration bill, one that is supported by 70% of Arizona legal citizens (and opposed by only 23%). These people are tired of the kidnappings, the murders, the crime, and the expense that illegal immigrants have caused them. The taxpayers are tired of paying for services which are given freely to those who are not legal citizens. Passing a bill to resolve these issues by enforcing the law sounds like a good thing, right?

Not according to Chairman Obama. He gave a speech a few days ago in which he called the Arizona bill “misguided.” He intends to try to usurp the Arizona bill with his own, federal legislation. The president said he had instructed his administration “to closely monitor the situation” in Arizona and “examine the civil rights and other implications” of the Arizona legislation.

“If we continue to fail to act at a federal level, we will continue to see misguided efforts opening up around the country,” Obama said.

Yippee. Another liberal piece of legislation is about to come down the pike.

Let’s throw a party.

The Arizona bill simply allows the state to enforce the current law. It demands that law enforcement do their job, even allowing citizens to sue local communities if their police are not actively pursuing known illegal immigrants. It asks that immigrants carry a form of documentation, thereby allowing the police to identify those who are here illegally.

This has been called a “civil rights violation” by liberals.

Really.

My son has his driver’s permit. He is required to have his permit with him whenever he drives. It’s the law.

Would you call that a violation of his civil rights? Is he being “profiled” because of his age?

You can bet that when Obama/Reid/Pelosi draft an immigration bill, it will look NOTHING like the current Arizona bill. It will NOT rid the country of sanctuary cities, it will NOT charge anyone in this country illegally with a crime. It will not forbid illegals from coming into the state for “day jobs.” The intent of their law will be to give amnesty to a number of these illegals, without first sealing our borders, which, of course, will perpetuate the problem.

Like ants to a picnic, the illegals will continue to flock to the state.

What we seem to be telling Arizona and other border states is that they are not allowed to protect themselves. We are forcing their citizens to not only fight the illegals, they’ll also be forced to fight their own federal government.

Interesting, isn’t it, that our government would give more power to folks here illegally than to the 70% of people who want to defend their American rights. Interesting that Barack Obama would be on the side of those who are breaking the law.

Don’t kid yourselves, this Obama government is no longer run “by the people” or “for the people.”

You see, the people no longer matter.

The health care bill was similar, wasn’t it? Poll after poll showed that 85% of people were happy with their current health care and approximately 60% didn’t want the health care bill to pass.

Congress didn’t care.

Obama didn’t care.

The dictators knew better than the people.

Hmmm…reminds me of those totalitarian countries, like North Korea and Venezuela. Their dictators don’t listen to the people, either.

Polls in Minnesota state that there is 80% support for a Photo ID to be used to vote. This would prevent some of the election fraud which we are seeing in this state.

Al Franken didn’t get elected all by himself, you know….

Liberal legislators won’t allow this issue to even come to a vote. They claim that it is a violation of civil rights to ask someone to identify themselves, although the Supreme Court just ruled that Indiana CAN require an ID for their citizens to vote.

Hey, you mean that the highest court found that it ISN’T a violation of civil rights? Does Minnesota know?

Minnesota liberals choose not to know.

It’s hard enough for these liberals to fight 80% of the public and common sense; they certainly don’t want to fight the Supreme Court, too.

Other federal laws and regulations have come down the pike recently; most of which are not supported by the majority of Americans. Most of us didn’t want Obama to bail out banks, buy up car companies, regulate salaries, or take over the student loan industry.

Obama turned a deaf ear to all of us.

We’d better face it, folks, we no longer live in a representative form of government. “The People” have been replaced by the socialist dictators, those who have no intentions of listening to our wants and needs. In fact, it almost feels as though this administration is actively fighting against us, doesn’t it?

Anyone who doesn’t vote these bums out in November is asking for trouble.

Big trouble.

With a capital “B”.

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McCain-A Moderate in Conservative’s Clothing?

Thursday, 22. April 2010 7:23

About 2 years ago, I sat in an auditorium of people, listening to the republican presidential candidate, John McCain, tell a conservative audience that his opponent was a kind, gentle soul, certainly “not someone to fear.”

The disgruntled audience knew better. One woman stood up in near tears and dared to utter the “M” word- “Muslim”. McCain gave her a stern lecture, letting her know that Obama was certainly NOT a Muslim, he was a Christian man of faith.

Hmmm…. How could an audience of average citizens have a better understanding of the direction this country would take under an Obama presidency than McCain, himself?

McCain didn’t fear Obama because McCain agreed with Obama on many issues. Both wanted to close Gitmo, both wanted to stop water-boarding, both believe in many of the same big-government programs, both were opposed to drilling in Alaska, and both were in favor of amnesty.

Yup, amnesty.

McCain has always been a big “amnesty guy.” He and his friend, Teddy, had actually introduced legislation, trying to cram amnesty down our throats just a few months prior to his presidential run.

During the course of the presidential election, McCain changed his tune on illegal immigration for one reason- because it was the popular thing to do and he was losing his base. Angry Americans put a stop to the insanity, and McCain retreated with his tail between his legs.

Now that he’s in another heated race, this one for the Senate, he’s continuing to retreat and starting to sound like a real conservative!! We no longer hear stories about closing Gitmo- on the contrary, we hear McCain tell us that bringing terrorists to New York for civilian trials is a mistake. He’s suddenly on the forefront of opposing legislation like the health care bill, the bailout bills, and against Cap and Trade.

This is the same guy who has lectured us on global warming and took a position against the prescription drug companies just a couple of years ago.

It seems “Mr. Conservative” is now tough on immigration, too. Arizona just past a controversial new law which attempts to stop the onslaught of illegals from entering their borders and curbing the kidnappings and drug dealings within their state. McCain is now applauding this law.

Actually the legislation is not “controversial” to those in Arizona, just to the illegal immigration “civil rights” groups who think that illegals deserve all the rights of American citizens, including health care, education, Social security, free speech, and drivers licenses.

And I’ve heard that Cardinal Mahoney , the head of the Catholic Church in Los Angeles isn’t exactly “peachy” on the idea, calling the immigration bill “Nazism”.

Let me get this straight… Making sure that those who reside in Arizona are legal residents is comparable to the showers in Auschwitz?

Huh.

McCain seems even more interested in protecting Arizona’s borders, calling on the National Guard to help, now that J.D. Hayworth entered the senate race and is giving him a run for his money.

Hmmm….

Can he be trusted? If elected in November for another 6 year term, will the “conservative” senator remain conservative or will he fall back into his “reach across the aisle” form? Has he seen the light; has he learned his lesson? Does he see where this moderate approach has gotten us?

Does Senator McCain still believe that Barack Obama is a kind, gentle soul who we “should not fear”?

McCain knew all the dirt. He knew the Muslim associations, the associations with Ayers, Wright, Alinsky, and the others. He knew that Obama wasn’t showing us his credentials, including his college records and his health information. He knew that this man was a member of the socialist New Party. He knew that Obama taught Alinsky tactics at college and trained ACORN members. He understood that the housing crisis was caused by subprime loans and that Obama was a defense lawyer for ACORN, the group that pressured banks to give out these risky loans.

He knew all of it.

Yet he let Obama, a man who agrees with Karl Marx, cruise through the election process without so much as a challenge, terrified of being called a “racist.” He sold us out because he was afraid of his own reputation. He wasn’t nearly as concerned about our country- which is strange for a man who’s best asset was his service to that country. Sarah Palin reportedly asked McCain to fight, to expose Obama as the radical he is, but McCain was afraid.

He sold us out.

It has become clear that in this current administration every single Senate vote counts for every single issue. We see what one Senate seat, like the one Scott Brown recently won, can make a huge difference in the direction of this country.

Should we trust McCain?

Or should we find some new blood? Should we give a real conservative a chance to make a difference?

McCain has had his chance…look where it got us. He is partially responsible for this mess that we’re in right now.

I’m done supporting guys who “reach across the aisle.” I want a politician who keeps their hands in their laps, clasped tightly around morality.

Time for change.

The good kind.

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Liberals Say the Darndest Things…

Monday, 8. February 2010 8:14

It seems that Rahm Emanuel, Obama’s right-hand man, had a problem with his choice of adjectives.

He called his fellow democrats, “F*cking Retards.”

The word “f*cking” didn’t seem to bother anyone, although I DO remember that it created quite a bit of controversy when Dick Cheney uttered it under his breath a few years back.

Things have “changed” in the current White House so I guess the “f- word” is now acceptable….along with a few other things -like Mao ornaments on the White House Christmas tree.

It was the word “retarded” that caused some problems.

I’m not sure what it is with Obama’s administration and their dislike of the mentally challenged. Maybe these White House employees, those who have always surrounded themselves with the “intellectuals” at Columbia and Harvard, can’t understand those with inferior brains.

If they were honest, they would admit to thinking that all of us who attend state schools, are stay at home moms, work in a gas station, or drive a truck are “retards.”

Last Summer, Obama went on the Tonight Show and told Jay Leno that he had bowled so poorly, he looked like someone from the Special Olympics.

Huh.

Funny, but this was shortly after winning an election against a pretty formidable opponent in Sarah Palin, who coincidentally has a Down Syndrome baby.

Actually, not that funny.

Oh, Obama immediately called up the Shriver/Kennedy clan and gave his excuses and apologies. I guess the Shrivers are the “keepers of forgiveness” on all matters involving the disabled.

If you apologize to them AND if they grant you forgiveness, then you’re one of the lucky ones.

Obama got the “All Clear” signal from the Shriver group.

Whew….although, come to think of it, he never had that party he promised to the Special Olympics kids….I suppose that will happen soon….

Rahm wasn’t quite as lucky. While he DID meet with the Shrivers, looking for the forgiveness wand to grant him absolution, word has it from the Special Olympic crowd that they weren’t quite as forgiving as they had been of Barack. That didn’t stop Rahm from publicly claiming that he had been forgiven by the group.

You mean Rahm lied?

Obama and Rahm aren’t the only liberals to make a few gaffes this year. Harry Reid was quoted as saying that Barack Obama was a “light-skinned black” and that he “only talks with a negro accent when he wants to.”

Negro? Light skinned? I thought that liberals LOVED all minorities, regardless of skin tone and dialect…..

Barack quickly forgave the Senate majority leader because Harry “always votes the right way.”

Joe Biden must “vote the right way”, too, because he got a pass for calling Barack a “mainstream African-American who is articulate and bright and clean and a nice-looking guy.”

Oh, but there’s more.

Joy Behar, host of “The View” was in a discussion about a football player who is alive today because his mother didn’t listen to some advice to abort her baby when she was pregnant with him. Tim Tebow, the famous football player, was trying to show women that the children they abort may someday grow up and do great things.

Joy, of course had a different take on things: “He could have just as easily become a rapist pedophile….”

Leave it to a woman named “Joy” to look at the glass and find it half-empty….

We’ve also seen Rosie O’Donnell, the previous, bullish host of The View, argue on air that President Bush purposefully brought down the Twin Towers. This was shortly after she blasted gun owners, including Tom Selleck, for exercising their second amendment rights. During the April 19, 1999, broadcast of her talk show, Rosie stated, “You are not allowed to own a gun, and if you do own a gun, I think you should go to prison.”

We then discovered that Rosie’s bodyguard carried a gun. Rosie claimed that their were “threats” on her families’ lives and they needed protection.

Last I looked, she wasn’t in jail. Neither was her bodyguard.

The list goes on and on. Whether Jesse Jackson says that he’d like “to cut off” Barack’s “nuts”, or Michelle Obama talks about our “downright, mean country”, liberals are allowed a very long rope, indeed.

Dan Quayle, on the other hand, wasn’t allowed to spell the word “Potato” wrong.

George Bush was forever criticized for things like bumping his head on the door of Airforce One or dropping his dog on the ground. Sarah Palin has taken extreme heat for the antics of her daughter’s boyfriend. Yet, Barack Obama can tell us that there are 57 states and we are supposed to cast it off as “fatigue.”

Yes, folks, there are a different set of rules for liberals. The media, including TV shows like Saturday Night Live, set the rules. They decide who to criticize, and who to give a “pass” to.

Conservatives, in general, get very few passes.

It seems, we “don’t vote the right way.”

And never will.

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Political Correctness Kills 13

Wednesday, 11. November 2009 8:38

Well, it looks like the Fort Hood shooter is a terrorist after all.

Our Homeland Security Department and our FBI certainly didn’t do a very good job of keeping those at Fort Hood safe, did they? I was under the impression that these government agencies were supposed to identify enemy terrorists and remove them BEFORE they shot Americans.

How naive.

In the case of Nidal Malik Hasan, the problem doesn’t seem to be identification, the FBI knew about this guy. The authorities had connected the dots, the very large dots, and saw some of his radical tendencies, but it seems that political correctness has affected our country in the highest levels of government.

Now 13 are dead and 31 are injured.

Homeland Security and the FBI should be ashamed.

So what were the red flags? What didn’t the FBI tell us?

Well, let’s start with the fact that Mr. Hasan attended a mosque in Falls Church, Virginia when Anwar al Awlaki was the imam there. This is the same imam who had made contact with 2 of the 9/11 hijackers and had been questioned after the attacks on the World Trade Center. Awlaki denied knowing anything about the terrorist attacks, but soon after being questioned, he moved back to Yemen.

Today, Awlaki writes a blog in which he promotes jihad around the world against the U.S. The day after the Fort Hood murders, Awlaki wrote an entry titled, ” Nidal Hassan Did the Right Thing” where he called Nidal a “hero”, praising him for having the conviction to stand up to those who are fighting “his own people.”

So a man who preaches jihad against the U.S. lived in our country for years, preaching at various mosques and no one paid any attention?

How comforting.

Hasan’s problems began when he was an intern at Walter Reed Hospital where he reportedly had some “difficulties” which required counseling and extra supervision. He received a poor performance evaluation, according to an official who spoke on condition of anonymity.

Yet, he was allowed to continue, become a psychiatrist, and counsel soldiers who returned from war.

Rumor has it that he tried recruiting some of his patients to his radical way of thinking.

Hasan continued to show signs that things were wrong when he approached Osman Danquah, the co-founder of the Islamic Community of Greater Killeen and spoke with him about fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan. Danquah reported that Hasan was “incoherant and obsessed” about what to say to other Muslim soldiers who would be forced to fight other Muslims. Danquah said that “something just didn’t seem right” with Hasan and rejected him as a prospect to become a Muslim lay leader at the Army base.

Still, no one seemed to do anything.

Six months ago, Hasan wrote a blog about his feelings on suicide bombings and it caught the eye of the FBI. He praised a Muslim U.S. soldier who killed comrades in Kuwait in 2003, and stated in his writings that “if one suicide bomber can kill 100 enemy soldiers….that would be considered a strategic victory.”

Yet the FBI did nothing.

According to the Washington Examiner, “At Fort Hood, Hasan exhibited a troubled state of mind. Retired Col. Terry Lee, who worked with Hasan at the psych ward at Fort Hood, told Fox News that about six months ago he heard Hasan say, “Maybe the Muslims should rise up and fight against the aggressor,” in Iraq and Afghanistan — referring to the U.S. Army.”

There’s more. Hasan also said he “was “happy” when a US soldier was killed in an attack on a military recruitment centre in Arkansas in June. An American convert to Islam was accused of the shootings. Col Lee also alleged that other officers had told him that Maj Hasan had said “maybe people should strap bombs on themselves and go to Times Square” in New York.”

Still nothing.

Here’s what’s worse: Hasan had emailed Al Qaeda operatives overseas on 10-20 occasions, and US intelligence knew about it. It is believed that they informed the Army, but it doesn’t appear that the Army did anything about it. The White House is claiming that the emails were “benign”, yet they haven’t been released to the media for verification.

What does it take for our government to open their eyes? What does it take for the government to pay attention?

I guess it takes the murder of 13 people….

Hasan is the tip of the iceberg. He is one of many who have infiltrated all aspects of our government, our military, our police force, our neighborhoods, and our White House. He is an example of a terrorist who will stop at nothing to achieve the “cause” of radical Islamists -to kill the infidels and commit jihad against America.

In an effort to defend the FBI, the Army, and Homeland Security, General George Casey, Jr., US Army Chief of Staff, said, “ What happened at Fort Hood is a tragedy and I believe it would be a greater tragedy if diversity became a casualty here.”

Silly me. I tend to believe that turning a blind eye to obvious terror is not a strength, but a breach of the government’s constitutional duties.

You see, I don’t want our government giving me free health care or regulating my thermostat, I can do that for myself. I want them to keep our country safe.

Cicero says it best:

A nation can survive its fools, and even the ambitious. But it cannot survive treason from within. An enemy at the gates is less formidable, for he is known and carries his banner openly. But the traitor moves amongst those within the gate freely, his sly whispers rustling through all the alleys, heard in the very halls of government itself. For the traitor appears not a traitor; he speaks in accents familiar to his victims, and he wears their face and their arguments, he appeals to the baseness that lies deep in the hearts of all men. He rots the soul of a nation, he works secretly and unknown in the night to undermine the pillars of the city, he infects the body politic so that it can no longer resist. A murderer is less to fear. The traitor is the plague.

As Americans, we deserve better. Citizens are told over and over to be “color blind” but those in authority certainly use race and color when they make government appointments, select Supreme Court Justices, and dole out justice, don’t they? When will it stop? Politicians are so afraid of profiling that they are putting the citizens of this country in danger. If we don’t cast aside current political correctness and snuff out the “traitors” within our country, including those within the halls of government, there will be many, many Fort Hood massacres in our future.

That would be a bloody, bloody shame.

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Cloward, Piven, and the Demise of Democracy- Part I.

Monday, 28. September 2009 7:34

Where to start…

Richard Cloward and Frances Fox Piven were two, married, socialist professors at Columbia University back in the 1960′s. They were members of the Democratic Socialists of America, also referred to as DSA, who had a dream of tearing down American capitalism and instilling, instead, a Socialist form of government.

Their mentor? None other than Saul Alinsky, the man who dedicated his book “Rules for Radicals” to Lucifer, “the original community organizer.”

Cloward and Piven clearly explained their strategy for “reform” in a May 2, 1966 article in Nation Magazine. They believed that by overloading “the system”, any system, you could created enough chaos to make it possible to destroy that “system”. Once destroyed, a new “system” could be put into place.

Basically, their goal was to overload capitalism to the point where it failed, thereby making it easier to install socialism.

They decided to test their theory in a big way, using the New York welfare system as a guinea pig. To do this, they strategized that there were thousands, if not millions, of potential welfare recipients who were currently not receiving welfare. If they could locate these people, along with others who actually didn’t qualify, they could overload the current NY welfare department to the point of collapse, bankrupting the government.

It’s kind of like one, big science experiment.

They formed an organization called the National Rights Welfare Organization, and combined with members from the SDS (Students for Democratic Society) to help them with their task.

What you need to know is that SDS, despite the name, was anything but democratic. They were radical, socialist students who are at the heart of all of the corruption of what we’re seeing today. Guess who were members of SDS?….

Bill Ayers, Bernadine Dohrn, Wade Rathke, Jeff Jones …..

SDS later branched into other groups, two of which were The Weatherman Underground (Ayers, Dohrn, Jones) and ACORN (Rathke).

These SDS members helped in the effort to take down the NY welfare system. What was brilliant about this strategy is that it acted in a way that appeared to be helping people. They looked like they were trying to help “the poor” get the welfare they deserved, but their real objective was to overload the system, to tear the system apart.

One of the stated objectives of Cloward and Piven in The Nation Magazine article was that they wanted “fundamental change” in the government.

Gosh, Barack Obama keeps saying that he wants fundamental change for America….

Guess what? The strategy worked, causing the New York welfare system to be taken to the brink of bankruptcy. Municipal bonds in the city depreciated to nearly zero. Rudy Giuliani, in one of his speeches, credited Cloward and Piven for nearly destroying the welfare system in his state.

Cloward and Piven were also trying the strategy on a larger scale. In the 1970′s, these socialists came up with a couple of other ideas which would have a devastating effect on society if they could be implemented effectively. One of their ideas was to take down the housing market in the name of helping the inner city poor. They identified Jimmy Carter as “one of their own” and helped to get him elected to office. Once in office, he pushed through an initiative called the Community Reinvestment Act of 1977, a nice sounding bill that would “help” people of low income to become homeowners.

You can see where this is going….

It wasn’t a very strong bill, and the democrats unsuccessfully attempted to strengthen it throughout the 1980′s. They succeeded in 1995 when, under President Clinton, the bill was ratified significantly.

So what did this bill do? It insisted that lending institutions give out mortgages to people who they knew couldn’t and wouldn’t pay them back. The 1995 updated version of the bill included severe penalties and litigation for any banking institution that wouldn’t comply. The government assured these institutions, however, that if they lost money by giving out these bad loans, they would be reimbursed. The banks then had an incentive to lend out these “subprime loans” , a phrase we’ve all become familiar with in the past few months.

Before 1995 a few banks knew this was bad business and refused to “follow the rules.” When this happened, a lawsuit usually ensued, most of them initiated by our good friends at ACORN.

Yup, this is where ACORN rears its ugly head.

They were a community organizing group, started in the late 1960′s with the same premise as the rest of the Socialist groups, to “help the poor.” Their actual purpose was to overwhelm the system, create chaos in the inner cities, and bring them down. Their founder? None other than Wade Rathke.

Remember, Wade was a member of the SDS with Bill Ayers.

In 1994, Citibank was cited for not “following the rules” and giving out bad loans. A lawsuit quickly followed from ACORN. You’ll never guess who was one of the ACORN lawyers involved in the lawsuit?

Barack Obama.

Our President, the Messiah, sued Citibank because they rightly refused to give out bad loans. He did it under the guise of “racism” and used the Community Redevelopment Act of 1977 as his foundation for the lawsuit.

This lawsuit was settled out of court.

Shocking…someone was obviously paid off.

Once Clinton’s 1995 strengthened bill was in effect, ACORN employees went to the private homes of the presidents of banks and protested with accusations of “racism.” The pressure on these executives to give out these loans became overbearing. ACORN got it’s hands into Fannie and Freddie, two private entities which were financially backed by the government, by getting “cohorts in crime” involved at the highest levels of the organizations. The cover up, embezzlement, and corruption in these two organizations was estimated at over a billion dollars.

One of the CEO’s, Franklin Raines, walked away with about $90 Million in his pocket.

The housing market was overwhelmed and eventually collapsed.

Chalk another one up for Cloward and Piven.

Mission accomplished.

Yet, this sordid little tale doesn’t stop here….

there’s more to come……stay tuned.

lsm

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When All Else Fails, There’s the Race Card.

Wednesday, 9. September 2009 7:19

Boy were we fooled.

We were told that if we elected a black president, the racial divide in this country would simply disappear. We were told that countries from around the world would respect us more, knowing that we had overcome our racial barriers. We were told that blacks, young and old, would now feel that they could overcome all odds and realize the dream of the Oval Office.

And angels would sing from the heavens.

Blacks in the streets cried after the election. Many whites, even those who didn’t agree with Barack politically, were proud of how “progressive” they were when they cast a vote for a black man.

Both groups were quick to counter, however, that they didn’t vote for him simply because of his skin color. That would be discrimination.

Guys like Colin Powell, a man who is a proclaimed moderate republican, voted for Barack over his buddy, and fellow moderate republican, John McCain, because…..well because Barack was black, and he wanted to support the cause.

Does that make Powell a racist?

Oh, that’s right, only white people can be racists.

So I’d like to see some of the racial “healing” that Obama promised the country. Call me silly, but I’m beginning to see more accusations of discrimination than I have in years, and it seems to be coming from the democrat/socialist/communist party.

It’s hard to separate them these days.

In January, Obama’s inauguration began with a bit of racism when Reverend Lowery, a black man, gave a benediction that asked God “to help us work for that day when black will not be asked to get in back, ….. when white will embrace what is right.”

That’s so nice. What a great tone to begin a presidency that promised racial healing.

Governor Patterson, the governor of New York, came out with a statement the other day insinuating that people were turning against him because he was black. Funny, but since the man is blind, you would think that he wouldn’t even understand the word “black.”

Somehow he must have learned how to use his color to promote the victim mentality.

Hey, Governor Patterson, do you think that maybe New Yorkers are turning their backs on you because the taxes in New York are reaching 50%? Do you think they’re fearful that if the Health Care bill goes through, taxes will hit 57%? Do you think they are tired of hearing you speak of raising taxes on things like salt, sugar, liquor, and cigarettes, instead of cutting massive spending programs?

Or is it your color?

Chris Matthew threw out the race card the other day, too. A woman at a Tea Party mentioned that Michelle Obama has 26 staff members working directly for her.

Matthews said this was a racist comment if he’d “ever heard one.”

I guess we aren’t allowed to count the number of staff that we’re paying for in the White House.

Charlie Rangel uses racism as an excuse for everything. He likened the battle for Health Care with that of the fight for civil rights. The New York Post reported that at a health care forum in Washington Heights, Rangel said, “Some Americans have not gotten over the fact that Obama is president of the United States. They go to sleep wondering, ‘How did this happen?’ “

I wonder if it’s considered racist to ask Rangel to pay his taxes. I wonder if it’s racist to ask him why he’s been hiding money and property from the IRS. I wonder if it’s racist to ask him to step down, not only from his Chairmanship of the Ways and Means committee, but from his seat in Congress.

Naomi Campbell, a well-known black model, is screaming “racism”, too, as she’s publicly stated that black models are not getting hired as often as white models during the recession. She claims that they are being targeted.

How about Asian models…how are they faring during this recession?

Then there was the story of Louis Gates, the professor from Harvard who cried “racist” at the police officer who came to his home when a concerned citizen called 911. The incident ended in a beer party at the White House, but not after black groups from throughout the U.S. accused the cop of racism. Even Obama had to apologize for jumping on Gates’ bandwagon before knowing the facts.

Oops.

And let’s not forget that Eric Holder, our black Attorney General, dismissed the charges against radical Black Panthers who intimidated voters at a polling place without so much as an explanation.

Would he have done the same for the KKK?

The race card is getting old.

The fact is that Obama could not have reached the Oval Office without the votes of a large number of whites. It’s also true that while Obama is half black and half white, we’ve never seen this man embrace the white part of himself. Why? Shouldn’t he use his own experience to bring these two groups together?

Shouldn’t he?

Since the 1960′s Civil Rights Movement, this country has bent over backwards to help the blacks with programs like affirmative action where blacks are given PREFERENCE over whites in equal situations, and where inner city kids are allocated thousands of dollars more per year in education than suburban kids.

We all know this is discrimination. But we turn a blind eye because it’s somehow “fair.”

That was all supposed to “change.”

I’m just not seeing it. I’m not seeing the healing or the coming together of the races.

I’m seeing one thing since January 20, 2009.

The Great Divide is getting greater.

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