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Obama And His Anti-Israeli Buddies

Saturday, 2. April 2011 10:36

New video has emerged showing President Obama’s friend, and former “Green Jobs Czar”, Van Jones, speaking at a rally on September 12, 2001.

The day after the day from Hell.

He wasn’t crying for those lives lost in the Twin Towers, on the planes, or in the Pentagon. He wasn’t waving an American flag, singing “Proud to be an American”, or lighting a candle for those who were still buried in the rubble. No, Van Jones was rallying the “people of color”, standing in solidarity for the Arab world, and addressing the crowd this way: “It’s the bombs that the government has been dropping around the world that are now blowing up inside the U.S. borders.”

This man worked inside of our White House at the request of our President.

Was Van Jones vetted properly?

Valerie Jarrett, Obama’s closest adviser and an old friend from Chicago, was the woman who hired Van Jones. When speaking about her recent hire, she beamed as she addressed a cheering, supportive crowd: “Van Jones– We were so delighted to be able to recruit him to the White House. We’ve been watching him for as long as he’s been active out of Oakland.”

They’d been “watching him.”

We now know that Van Jones is a self-avowed communist. He’s a “truther”, a guy who believes that George Bush toppled the World Trade Center. He believes in a one-world global government, is a PLO sympathizer, and and was the founder of “The Ella Baker Society” (an anti-police group)– named after a socialist woman who worked with communist groups and had associations with the Weatherman Underground, a revolutionary organization which included Bill Ayers.

We see a similar biography from Reverend Wright, Obama’s minister of 20 years. He’s another PLO sympathizer, a man who preaches hatred of the Jews and American imperialism from his pulpit at Trinity Church. Wright is the minister who stood before his congregation after Sept. 11, and delivered the now-famous line, “America’s chickens have come home to roost”, a strong way of saying that America got what was coming to them- we were responsible for the attacks.

Coincidence?

Rashid Khalidi, a professor at Columbia University is another good friend of Barack Obama’s. “Khalidi and his wife, Mona used to babysit for Barack and Michelle Obama. Khalidi was the spokesman for Yasser Arafat when he headed up the PLO and is virulently anti-Israel.

In 2003, the Obamas and William Ayers attended a party for Rashid Khalidi and heaped praise on him. From Campus Watch:

“A special tribute came from Khalidi’s friend and frequent dinner companion, the young state Sen. Barack Obama. Speaking to the crowd, Obama reminisced about meals prepared by Khalidi’s wife, Mona, and conversations that had challenged his thinking.”

There’s more….

Obama also has a strong connection to a man named Khalid al Mansour. Al Mansour (AKA Donald Warden) was a Saudi agent who, it has been reported, helped to finance Obama’s education at Harvard. He was well-known to the FBI, was affiliated with the Weather Underground, was hired by the Saudi King to represent OPEC in a lawsuit, and was a mentor for members of the Black Panther group during his years at Berkley. He is strongly pro-PLO.

From Newsmax: “Although many Americans have never heard of Khalid Abdullah Tariq al-Mansour (his full name), he is well known within the black community as a lawyer, an orthodox Muslim, a black nationalist, an author, an international deal-maker, an educator, and an outspoken enemy of Israel.

Samantha Power is another good friend and colleague of our president. She worked as a close aid to Obama during his campaign and was forced to leave when she called Hillary Clinton, ” a monster.” Power then temporarily went to work for one of George Soros’ “think tanks”, but after the election, Barack brought her back on board as the senior adviser to his national security team. She is the woman who is most responsible for convincing Obama to take action in Libya- and to do so with the help of the U.N., not the U.S. Congress.

OK, but where does she stand on Israel?

When asked in a 2002 video how she would advise the president on Israel, Power responded this way:

-“Alienate” the American Jewish community, and indeed all Americans, such as evangelical Christians, who support the state of Israel, because Israeli leaders are “destroying the lives of their own people.”

-Pour billions of dollars of the taxpayers’ money into “the new state of Palestine”.

-Stage an American ground invasion of Israel and the Palestinian territories.

Wow.

During the campaign, Obama had two other interesting men on his “Hope and Change” team, Robert Malley and Zbigniew Brzezinski. Both are known to be strong supporters of the PLO. Malley was scrubbed from Obama’s campaign in May, 2008, when it was leaked that he was having regular contact with “Hamas ” Both of these men have strong ties to George Soros, a man who we’ve now learned wants nothing more than to see the demise of Israel.

How are they all tied together?

Ed Lasky at American Thinker has reported it this way: Soros is a man who has supported a wide variety of groups that have shown a propensity to criticize America and Israel; a man who has made clear his goal is to break the close bonds between America and Israel. He’s a man who has also been a key financial backer of Senator Obama’s, and a man who can activate a wide variety of 527 (c) and other activist groups for any politician he supports.

Soros is a funder of the ICG (International Crisis Group) through his Open Society Institute ; he serves on its Board and on its Executive Committee. Robert Malley is the Director of the Middle East/North Africa program at the ICG. Other members of the Board include Zbigniew Brzezinski (whose anti-Israel credentials are impeccable)…”

Then there are Obama’s questionable ties to Bill Ayers, Bernadine Dohrn, Frank Marshall Davis, Louis Farrakhan, and others….all of whom are/were critical of Israel.

OK, so what does this all mean?

Well, it seems strange, doesn’t it, that our President, both during his campaign and in the White House, has surrounded himself with and has been financed by individuals who have strong anti-Israeli sentiments.

Since when did the party of the Democrats become the party that supported the PLO? I’ve been surrounded my whole life by people who support the DFL , people who are strong democrats, and I have yet to meet ONE who doesn’t support Israel….

Where did Obama find these anti-Semites and why is he still engaging with them?

And does this explain his actions in the Middle East? Does this explain why he turned his back on the revolution in Iran while he actively helped to topple the regime in Egypt (Mubarak was a “friend” to Israel)? It’s becoming clear that the Muslim Brotherhood will most likely take control of the Egyptian government now that Mubarak is gone.

The Muslim Brotherhood is not a friend of Israel.

And does this explain Libya? We know that Samantha Power is the woman who convinced Obama to get involved in this “humanitarian” mission, but is there an ulterior motive which involves the demise of Israel on “humanitarian grounds” (to protect the “oppressed” people of Palestine)- something she is on the record as supporting?

Where there’s smoke, there’s fire.

There’s a lot of smoke in this administration. Where is Congress? Where are the investigations into those who surround the president? Why isn’t the House challenging this “kinetic military action” on the grounds that they were never consulted nor did they appropriate money for it?

Through it all, the Jews in America hang onto hope that Obama is simply oblivious to those who surround him, that he will ultimately come to the aid of Israel when/if the time comes that they need our help.

They’ve underestimated this president of ours. He’s not a naive, uneducated school boy, in fact, he’s a very good student of the Left.

The socialist/communist Left. Democracy must be toppled in order for communism to thrive. Israel is first.

America will be next.

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Global Warming Czar Is Stepping Down…Huh.

Tuesday, 1. February 2011 8:45

One down, about thirty-nine to go.

Czars, that is.

Yes folks, we’re finally seeing one of Obama’s beloved czars jump ship, call it quits, pack up her bags and take a hike. Carol Browner, the “Global Warming Czar” obviously couldn’t fight mother nature another day and has resigned. As the snow and cold repeatedly pounded Washington DC this winter, Ms. Browner may have found it difficult to book speaking gigs around the country.

Hard to fill a room with folks who believe the earth is warming when they can’t get their cars started and the roads are too icy to drive on.

Rumor has it that Carol is searching for the cave Al Gore is hiding in.

You see folks, we learned in second grade science class that water freezes at 32 degrees Fahrenheit. Snow and ice can only be produced in temperatures around and below the freezing point. Fridgidaire discovered this years ago and came up with an invention called the “refrigerator/freezer” and have made billions based upon this scientific data. When the freezer loses power and begins to warm up, your popsicles melt.

Under the liberals’ new global warming theory (pushed by Obama, Gore, and the U.N.) which now says that warming creates ice and snow, when your freezer warms up, your popsicles get even harder.

Maybe Carol got tired of melted popsicles…

So why did she really leave the comfy confines of the White House? Well there are a couple of theories out there, none of which mention the fact that “global warming” is a scam. CNSnews reports that “Browner’s departure was likely a sign of frustration with Obama and the president’s lack of attention to her signature issues.”

She knows her hands are tied so she’s moving on.

I beg to differ. I believe that Carol is being asked to leave to give Americans the impression that this issue is dead- the “Global Warming Czar” is gone. It will be one less embarrassment for the President to have to defend in 2012.

Yet, behind the scenes, Obama has not dropped this issue. We need to understand the nature of President Obama and his like-minded minions. They don’t think in terms of “today”, they think of their long-term goals. They are always two steps ahead. Last Fall, when Obama conceded that Cap and Trade was a dead issue, he also stated that “there is more than one way to skin a cat.”

So he feels there’s another way to get what he wants….. How?

Well, Obama will continue to push this climate change initiative through Cass Sunstein, his regulatory czar, and also through the EPA- the Environmental Protection Agency. The EPA has already declared CO2 a “known pollutant”, a classification which now allows it to be regulated. Enter Mr. Sunstein, who is happy to regulate anything he can get his hands on, and we will soon have a variation of Cap and Trade without the legislation ever touching the hands of Congress.

And without the public’s knowledge.

Genius.

Oh, we might notice when our electricity bills go up, but that will be explained away with some large jargon and a reference to George W. Bush.

Besides, Obama has learned about the short memory of Americans. They complain for a couple of weeks- or months- and then they simply settle back into their lives. What they don’t know can’t hurt them….Right?

Hmmm…..

We must realize that the cost of electricity will escalate- or in Obama’s words “sky rocket”- for everyone, including businesses and government agencies. The cost of doing business will go up, and consequently, so will prices. WE will pay for the added expense of electricity to government-run schools and buildings, WE will pay for the added expense of low income housing, WE will pay higher prices for virtually every good and service produced within the United States.

All of this as our mighty President talks about America “getting competitive” with China- who, by the way, is using more gas and oil by the millisecond, and who doesn’t seem all that interested in saving our planet from global warming.

In my opinion, the Chinese have always had a high IQ.

Oh, wait, is that “stereotyping”? Did someone’s feelings get hurt?

Another observation of note: Did anyone notice that Obama didn’t mention the terms “climate change” or “global warming” even ONCE during his State of the Union address? So let’s see, Obama is pushing forward with regulations that will get our much-loved SUV’s off the roads and will force us to change our lightbulbs, yet he couldn’t find time for an explanation in his one-hour speech?

Huh.

Where are the republicans? Were they so busy holding hands with the dems and pinning on their pretty ribbons that they didn’t notice Obama’s little omission?

Why aren’t we making political “hay” while the sun is shining? We should be screaming from the rooftops that global warming is “dead”- after all, we have more than 1000 new scientists on our side- guys who’ve jumped off the bandwagon of climate change. We should demand that this junk “science” be taken out of the public school curriculum. We should be demanding the EPA reconsider their stance on CO2, demanding some of the energy regulations be dropped from our businesses and automobiles.

Time to start up the chants of “Drill, Baby, Drill” once again.

Don’t kid yourselves, the dems are not done fighting this issue, they are simply laying low.

So as Carol Browner exits, instead of breathing a sigh of relief….

Look for the red flags.

Most will be waving in our public schools and in the office of Cass Sunstein- where no one can see them.

And where they’ll do the most damage.

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Reagan Must Be Rolling Over….

Friday, 28. January 2011 9:43

Time Magazine has chosen to take the reputation of President Ronald Reagan, put it into a blender, pulverize it, and then pour it down a proverbial drain.

You see, they’re attempting to make a comparison between our revered republican president and Barack Obama. On their latest cover, Time has superimposed a picture of the Messiah next to one of President Reagan, implying a connection, a link, a correlation between the two.

Of which there’s none.

Absolutely none.

Reagan was a capitalist, a man who believed that government needed to get out of the way if America was to prosper as a nation. Obama is a socialist/Marxist, a man who believes that government needs to have a hand in every aspect of society. He’s not concerned about our survival as a nation- he’s more concerned about creating a global government. Reagan wanted to lower taxes; Obama wants to raise them. Reagan believed in American exceptionalism; Obama believes in apologizing for America. Reagan brought this nation together, Obama has torn this nation to shreds.

Reagan spoke from the heart; Obama speaks from a teleprompter.

Reagan was genuine. Obama? Well, we don’t know who he is, where he was born, how he fared in college, who wrote his autobiography, or why his social security number comes out of Connecticut instead of Hawaii. All of that information has conveniently been wiped from the records. We know little about his mother, his father, his siblings, and his grandparents. What we DO know is disconcerting at best. Between his Marxist grandparents and his Muslim father and step-father, we can assume that his upbringing was not that of your average, patriotic, All-American child.

As far back as 1961, Reagan warned us about the dangers of socialism, often quoting socialist Norman Thomas to prove his point: “The American people will never vote for socialism, but under the name of liberalism, the American people will adopt every fragment of the socialist party.”

Reagan went on to warn us that “one of the main methods of imposing socialism on a people has been by way of medicine. It is very easy to disguise a medical program as a humanitarian project.” Obama also knows this to be true. The difference is that while Reagan warned us against socialized medicine, Obama forced it on us with lies, bribes, and 2000 pages worth of government control.

Despite the fact that 60% of the people begged him not to do it….

Reagan also warned us of an over-reaching government filled with unnecessary regulations that “invade every facet of business and every facet of our personal lives”. These regulations hinder production, cost the government billions of dollars, and steal freedom from the American people. Contrast that with Obama, the President who has hired himself a regulatory czar- Cass Sunstein- to regulate every aspect of our lives without our knowledge or consent.

Ronald Reagan stated emphatically that he wanted to take government “off the backs” of the American people. It seems that Barack Obama wants to strap us each with a backpack filled with limitless government intervention, one so burdensome it brings us to our knees- allowing us to pray at the altar of the federal government.

Oh, and to “donate” to their endless causes with our tax dollars.

Ronald Reagan believed in “equal opportunity”, a phrase which means that the government will not impede anyone who has the desire to succeed, while Barack Obama believes in “equal outcome”, a phrase which simply means “redistribution of the wealth.”

These two men are polar opposites. They have nothing in common- not their heritage, not their ideology, not their gravitas, not their patriotism, not their foreign policy. They even have opposing views on the value of our ruling document- the constitution.

Yet, we will hear every democratic pundit now proclaim that “Obama is the new Reagan”, hoping that if the American people hear it often enough, they will begin to believe it.

Interestingly enough, Ronald Reagan Jr.- aka “Ronnie”- has just penned a book that denounces his father, claiming that his dad had Alzheimer’s disease while he was still in office.

Is that true? We don’t know, but there are a few things that we do know….

We know that Alzheimer’s never took President Reagan’s patriotism from him. It never took away his faith in the American people. It never took his belief in the free market, his love of a capitalist society, or his ability to deliver a speech that made us proud. It never took away his ability to lead, his ability to show strength abroad, or his ability to rally the troops.

Ronald Reagan was a leader, an amazing conservative leader. With or without a crippling disease, Ronald Reagan was 10 times the leader that Obama could ever hope to be.

Come to think of it, maybe Time Magazine made a mistake….maybe they meant to superimpose a picture of Obama next to Ronnie Reagan Jr., not Ronald Reagan….

That, my friends, would have made sense. Two liberal back-stabbers on the same cover.

Perfect.

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A Battered Nation

Wednesday, 26. January 2011 9:28

If I hear one more panelist on a show like “Face the Nation” state that Barack Obama seems to be “moving toward the center” – simply because someone wrote him a moderate-sounding speech to read- I’m going to scream.

Bloody murder.

Barack a “centrist”? Where’s the evidence? This man has done nothing but push through far Left policies for 2 solid years, including his final push of legislation during the Lame Duck congress. Barack Hussein Obama grew up a radical, became even more radical in college, won the title of the most liberal Senator in Congress when he was there, helped to get far Left progressives elected to office in the 1990′s, was a member of the socialist “New Party”, taught about Saul Alinsky as a college professor, sat in a church of a radical cleric for 20 years, and when he became president, he surrounded himself with radical czars and advisers.

The man is anything BUT a centrist.

So we’re suddenly to believe that the zebra has changed its stripes? The radical Leftist has “seen the light” and is suddenly willing to negotiate with the likes of Michele Bachmann and Rand Paul?

C’mon folks. Let’s not be stupid.

At what point does an abused woman- or an “abused nation”- look at the abuser and realize that the apologies- and the promises – are nothing more than empty rhetoric? At what point would a Battered Women’s Shelter tell a woman that the husband who has promised and promised to “be better” will never change? At what point should a battered and beaten nation look at its abusive administration and sing, “We’re not going to take it anymore?”

We saw Obama promise to create jobs 2 years ago. It didn’t happen. We watched Obama promise to create jobs last year. It didn’t happen again. We’ve lost quality jobs during both years, pacifying the jobless with endless months of unemployment benefits- which we can’t afford. Students in college are becoming perpetual students, as jobs dry up and they have no other alternative. “Summer jobs”- those unskilled, underpaid jobs that taught us the value of a good education- are gone.

In their place we have the hollow category of “Saved Jobs”, a term which implies that anyone who still has a job should be grateful to Obama and his merry men for allowing them to go to work and pay their taxes to the government- so others don’t have to.

Obama pushed through the Health Care Bill, bribing members of Congress with more of his empty promises. How many of the Congressmen who lost elections in November can now see that Obama was just sparring with them, toying with them all along? The jabs he threw at both Republicans and unsuspecting Democrats during those negotiations were cheap-shots, punches to the groin which brought them down.

Yet now he wants to play nice with those who survived.

He claims that those days are over, those cheap shots are a thing of the past. Now that William Daley is on board- and Rahm, David Axelrod, and Robert Gibbs are gone- Obama is a changed man…his days of using and abusing are over.

Wait a minute…. Axelrod and Gibbs are leaving to help run Obama’s 2012 campaign. Wouldn’t that insinuate that we’ll be seeing the “old”, the “radical”, the “abusive” Obama back in the White House in 2012 if he wins? Obama’s not distancing himself from these guys, he’s simply moving them around, shuffling the deck so the American people are fooled once again.

Gosh, those dumb Americans are so easily fooled.

Sadly, that’s a true statement.

Americans need to wake up to the abuse they’ve just endured. Their money was stolen to dole out $24,000 per Clunker in an effort to “green” up the country. Their money was stolen to subsidize windmills and solar panels which are ineffective. Their money was stolen to pay off GE, AIG, Goldman Sachs, and a bunch of wealthy banks who had lost money in the Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac ponzi scheme. Their investments were stolen when this administration decided to diss those who had stock in General Motors, instead taking the savings from average Americans and giving it to the auto union. Their money was stolen and given to illegal immigrants for their health care, their education, their unemployment, their welfare needs. Their money was stolen to put scanners and gropers in the airports to “assure” our safety.

Yet somehow, the American tax dollars never made it to our Southern border for a fence or extra security.

Obama has taken the American people and battered them with his policies and regulations. He’s declared CO2 a “known pollutant” so he can control it, tax it, and regulate it. He’s pushing legislation that will control our internet, our radio, our communication. He’s pushing for gun control, using the Giffords’ shooting as fodder for his legislation. He’s appointed a Medicare Czar, Donald Berwick, who believes that rationing health care- aka “Death Panels”- are important and necessary.

And don’t get me started on the rest of the czars. Suffice it to say, a “centrist” wouldn’t surround himself with Obama’s hand-selected men and women, most of whom have their feet in the foundation of radical socialism and even Marxism.

Look them up if you don’t believe me.

The punches thrown by these radicals are just starting to produce bruises on our American way of life. The blue and purple discoloration is just beginning to rise to the surface and the black eyes are soon to follow.

We need to understand what Obama is doing. He is not BECOMING a centrist, he’s PLAYING a centrist. He’s merely an actor, a man who will do whatever it takes to achieve his next goal of reelection….

It’s like the abuser who pretends to have changed. He brings his wife flowers and chocolates for awhile, showing her the side of him that she fell in love with. He lays low for a couple of months, knowing that he needs to be on his best behavior to get back into her good graces….and then POW!! As soon as the woman trusts the abuser again, he gives her another left jab.

Obama’s next jab will be in November of 2012. Until then, he’ll be a flower-giving, chocolate-adorning president, one who “just wants us all to get along.” He’ll be the guy Americans fell in love with.

Not the abuser we’ve come to know….

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While Obama Plays “The Moderate”, Who’s Running The Country?

Monday, 24. January 2011 8:52

“There is no liberty without dependency.”- Cass Sunstein

Mr. Sunstein, as you probably will remember, is our “Regulatory Czar”, a man with a million powers of regulation who has the ability to radically change things in the United States with just the wave of his hand, or the stroke of a pen. You see, when President Obama can’t get his radical agenda through Congress, he simply turns to his buddy, Cass, to do the dirty work for him by throwing out a new regulation or two.

It’s just so much easier than dealing with 535 members of the House and Senate.

Mr. Sunstein is a radical thinker. Like all of Obama’s hand-picked czars, he comes from the Marxist, socialist, SDS, Bill Ayers, Saul Alinsky environment which says that the government needs to have power over the people. He views humans as stupid “Homer Simpson-like” people who need someone to take them by the hand and run their lives for them. He has not been shy about sharing his radical thoughts on gun control, animal rights, and human rights- none of which seem to be even slightly related to the constitution.

For example, Mr. Sunstein believes that government should control all the guns.

Strange that a man who has the ability to dictate regulations without legislation- like controlling the manufacturing of guns and ammo- has been appointed by President Obama- who has always professed to be pro 2nd amendment. Doesn’t that seem odd….?

Actually, nothing seems “odd” in Obama’s world anymore.

“We ought to ban hunting”
- Cass Sunstein, in a 2007 speech at Harvard University

“[A]lost all gun control legislation is constitutionally fine. And if the Court is right, then fundamentalism does not justify the view that the Second Amendment protects an individual right to bear arms. ”
- Cass Sunstein, writing in his book, “Radicals in Robes”

Cass believes that animals have a right to get a lawyer and sue humans. Imagine a world where the surviving “family” of a dead deer has the right to be compensated for the wrongful hunting death of their loved one, or a dog having the right to sue its owner because it lives in a kennel outside the confines of a warm house. It’s easy to imagine lawyers all over the U.S. licking their chops to become a part of that lucrative mess.

“Animals should be permitted to bring suit, with human beings as their representatives …”
- 2004 book Animal Rights: Current Debates and New Directions

“[Humans’] willingness to subject animals to unjustified suffering will be seen … as a form of unconscionable barbarity… morally akin to slavery and the mass extermination of human beings.”
- Cass Sunstein, in a 2007 speech at Harvard University

Oh, and did I mention that Cass believes the government needs to control the internet and the radio? He is a proponent of the Fairness Doctrine- the controversial policy which demands equal time to both sides of political issues- knowing it would shut down talk radio as we know it. He also believes that there needs to be a mandatory “cooling off period” before you’re allowed to send a nasty email to someone. The government would look for certain words or a nasty tone in your email and make you wait 24 hours before sending it.

I swear.

“A system of limitless individual choices, with respect to communications, is not necessarily in the interest of citizenship and self-government.”
-Cass Sunstein, arguing for a Fairness Doctrine for the Internet in his book, Republic.com 2.0 (page 137).

We now hear rumors of legislation out of Colorado which will make Mr. Sunstein smile from ear to ear. You see, Sunstein holds the belief that humans do not have the right to their own bodies after they die. He espouses that the government should be allowed to take the organs from dead- or brain dead- folks without the consent of the individual or family members.

Colorado may become the first state to grant Cass his wish.

There was legislation introduced last week that would “change the process for renewing drivers licenses and ID cards so applicants are assumed to be organ and tissue donors unless they initial a statement that says they want to opt out.

If you don’t read- or can’t read- the fine print, it is assumed that you want the state to control your organs.

Proponents say that this would increase the number of “donations.”

Duh.

…except I’m not sure we could continue to call them “donations”.

Folks against this legislation believe that we should have the right to control our bodies- and our organs- unless WE sign that right away. They believe this legislation is “coercive.”

No kidding.

Here’s the scary part: Once legislation sees the light of day, it is merely a matter of time before it comes around again. The first introduction is just to get the idea into the heads of people, to lose the natural reaction of “Oh my!”. Once the panic is calmed, the legislation is introduced again, but this time under the guise of “helping people”. It is only a matter of time before the public accepts this argument and votes away their rights.

We see it all the time.

Mr. Sunstein is in the backround, happy to help Colorado in any way he can. There’s nothing he likes more than the thought of controlling- I mean helping- ignorant Americans like us.

While Obama is pretending to move to the center, we must understand that the folks he has in place, the czars he has appointed- like Sunstein- are not moving anywhere. Their radical, Leftist agenda will not waver one iota.

These czars are continuing Obama’s dirty work behind the scenes….so he can pretend to be a “moderate” and get himself re-elected.

We’re in for two years of a well-scripted production, one in which most of the folks pushing this country to the Left have not been elected, not been ratified, and not been vetted. We don’t even know most of their names….

We’re about to be ruled and regulated by about 36 czars- men and women with the ideological make-up of Cass Sunstein.

Scary stuff.

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Repeal, Repeal, Repeal….

Friday, 21. January 2011 8:53

The recent vote in the House to repeal Obamacare has brought liberals out of the woodwork to defend the Health Care Law. They are using scare-tactics about pre-existing conditions and are attempting to convince Americans that adding 30 Million folks into the public health care system will SAVE us money. In desperation, they’ve also claimed that taking away this so-called “right” to healthcare is unconstitutional.

This despite the fact that the “right” to healthcare, itself, was never constitutional.

During a cagey, recess appointment this past year, Barack Obama named Donald Berwick to be the new Health Care Czar. We’ve talked about Berwick before. He’s the radical guy who is in love with socialized medicine, sees nothing wrong with “death panels”- aka “rationing”- and believes that England is the gold standard in healthcare. He was appointed during the recess because Obama was smart enough to know that he wouldn’t pass muster with the Senate confirmation process.

So let’s talk about the type of care folks get in Berwick’s beloved English system…

Just read a mind-boggling article out of England about a woman who was brought to a hospital because she was miscarrying a baby and was left in a hospital corridor on a gurney to fend for herself. She was not monitored for blood loss and was unattended when she finally lost the baby. When the ordeal was over, her iron was so low that they couldn’t do surgery so she was sent her home with a few iron pills and told to return for the procedure when her iron levels increased. She wasn’t given any pain medication throughout the miscarriage, and her partner was forced to hold up a blanket to give her some privacy.

We see these stories out of England all the time.

What I found the most interesting were the comments left by folks who also read the article:

From Helen in St. John, Canada:

In Canada, at a large hospital in Newmarket, Ontario, half an hour from Toronto, I was hospitalized, as my miscarriage was ongoing, steady bleeding, and a D&C was going to be performed the next day. I needed sanitary pads and was told the hospital did not have any and I should have brought my own supply. Of course, I had run out of the ones I brought. Socialized medicine in Canada has many problems, and I once worked at another Ontario hospital taking calls from people making complaints regarding the care they or their loved ones had received. When the American people demanded the newly elected Congress try to repeal Obamacare, they knew what they were doing.

So it appears that socialized medicine in Canada isn’t much better than in England.

From anonymous in Devon, England:

I was recently taken to hospital by ambulance following a car accident in which I hurt my back. I was left by paramedics in a curtained cubicle with no way of attracting attention other than screaming. The A & E was packed but I heard two nurses chatting about their holidays to a patient in the next cubicle. I kept calling to them for help as I urgently needed the toilet, eventually one of the nurses pulled back the curtain and told me that she was with a patient and I had to wait. Eventually another nurse brought a bed pan which I could not use due to the pain but she wedged it under my bottom anyway and deserted me, I soaked myself and pulled the pan out sideways because of the pain. I was left for another 2 hours, wet and cold before I eventually got an x ray but was then told no one was available to read and diagnose it until Monday so they sent me home in agony!

From Beth in the United States:

Socialized medicine of UK. I feel sorry for her, geez! I thought your socialized medicine is good? If so, why in the world this happen to her? So inhuman to treat her that way. This is not the first time I’ve read news like this in DM, it seems it’s common in UK. That will never happen to her here. An emergency is emergency, the woman was hemorrhaging, she could have died from loss of blood! GEEZ!

From – Abby, London, England:

I feel sorry for this woman- but it’s nothing new.. I couldn’t get a GP to see me when I started to bleed at 11 weeks- they suggested I go to a walk in clinic- the walk in clinic didn’t ‘deal’ with pregnancy related issues so directed me to a pregnancy clinic- when I got there I found out it was in fact an abortion clinic….then I decided to try my luck at A & E (Newham London was the closest to where I lived at the time). After waiting in the waiting room for hours- someone saw me- left me in a room for 3 hours, a nurse came in and admited she had forgotten about me. I was told I had to wait a week for a scan to find anything out. I came back twice more as the bleeding and pain got heavier over the next week- only to be sent home again and again. Finally after receiving the scan- a cruel chinese woman abruptly stated ‘no heart beat- make decision now’. 3 suppositories later I was told to bleed it out in the public waiting room amongst expectant mothers.

From Mike Lewis in Clitheroe, England:

I am ashamed to live in a country where things like this can happen:apologies are not enough. We are a third world nation now.

From Steven Davidson, Clochester, England:

Exactly the same thing happened to my sister in another hospital in the West Mids: left, overnight, with no care, during a difficult labour, which ended in the baby’s death and her nearly dying. Very similar things have happened to a couple of colleagues. We are so emotionally attached to the NHS as an institution that we react with dismay when Cameron says it’s second-class. For many people, it isn’t even that.

And this, from an “Angry Nurse” in Hull England:

Do you have any idea what its like to be a nurse working in A&E? or any ward? saying that the hospital was staffed as normal means that it was massively understaffed! I work on a trauma ward and have on some of the worst shifts been caring for 12 critical patients with the help of one Auxilary nurse! I work 13 hour shifts, with a 20 min break in the morning, 30mins for lunch and 20 mins in the afternoon! I am not asking for sympathy or to be called an angel i chose this job and despite the difficulties i love it, but your hurtful and rediculous comments just go to show how little you know about hard work. I am so sorry to this poor woman that she had a such an awful experience but the changes need to be made to the NHS, more staff, more funding, more beds, the whole system is a mess!

The whole system is a mess.

This, my friends, is why we need Obamacare repealed. The man we have in charge of Obamacare believes that what we hear from England is what he’d like to see for America.

Any questions?….

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Control the Media, Control the People

Thursday, 20. May 2010 8:02

In 2002, Robert W. McChesney and Josh Silver co-founded the organization Free Press using funding from George Soros.

Whenever George Soros spreads his wealth, bad, liberal things happen.

You see, George has a lot of money and he’s been busy using that money to stimulate “radical change” in our country for some time now. He’s financed numerous organizations including: The Center for American Progress (where John Podesta and Van Jones now work); Moveon.org, the organization which finances liberal candidates and ballot initiatives during elections; and the Secretary of State Project, the financial drive to elect liberal Secretaries of State into swing states, making it easier to steal close elections.

The damage this man has done to our country is irreparable.

The Founders, if alive, would have him tarred and feathered. Many of us would pay to watch.

Free Press is an organization which was founded under Marxist principles. McChesney is a professor at the University of Illinois and former editor of the Marxist journal Monthly Review.

Gosh, isn’t our friend Bill Ayers also a professor at the University of Illinois? And didn’t Obama teach about Saul Alinsky at that school?

Small world…..

So what do we know about McChesney? Well, he believes that capitalism needs to be replaced with his beloved socialism.

In February 2009, McChesney recommended capitalism be dismantled. According to Worldnetdaily.com, he once wrote in a column, “In the end, there is no real answer but to remove brick-by-brick the capitalist system itself, rebuilding the entire society on socialist principles,’”

It seems McChesney just published a study which called for a “world class” government-run media system in the U.S. “The Free Press study urges the creation of a trust fund – largely supported by new fees and taxes on advertising and the private media – to jump start the founding of a massive government-run public media system that will ultimately become self-sufficient.” They are also pushing for government intervention in the Internet.

Why is this important? Why do we care about the writings of one American man?

You could say that we’re starting to see a pattern, a pattern of radical thought that permeates those who are associated with this administration. McChesney may not have a direct link to President Obama, but George Soros certainly does. Obama took realms of money from Soros and Moveon.org during his campaign, despite the fact that Soros is clearly a Marxist.

Who else does Barack know who was associated with Free Press? Well, it was our good friend, Van Jones, the self-avowed communist “Green Jobs Czar” and a guy who served on the board of directors of Free Press.

Another Marxist.

Did Obama know that Jones was a Marxist before he hired him as a Czar? Well, Valerie Jarrett, Obama’s right hand woman, was quoted as saying that they were excited to have Van Jones on their team and that they “had been watching him for some time.”

Obama’s “Internet czar,” Susan P. Crawford, spoke at a 2009 Free Press event in Washington, D.C called “Changing Media.”

So the Internet Czar was speaking to a group of people who believe that the internet needs more government regulations?

Then there’s the issue of Cass Sunstein, the Regulatory Czar. This man has written publication after publication spewing his radical thought. One of his latest includes a “First Amendment New Deal” – WND reports that Sunstein believes that we need a panel of “nonpartisan experts” to ensure a “diversity of view” on the airwaves. It’s a way of getting around the Fairness Doctrine. He also argues that websites should be forced to remove “false rumors” and laws should be put into place to sue for spreading those rumors.

Basically, he wants to remove free speech from radio and the internet.

Hey, there’s a coincidence! McChesney and Crawford want to regulate the internet too!!

Sunstein says that folks like Sean Hannity and Rush Limbaugh should not be allowed to talk about “false associations” between people like Barack and Bill Ayers. He says that we shouldn’t be allowed to talk about conspiracy theories (even those that are true) or dispute the idea of initiatives like global warming.

In other words, while Obama’s in power, we should not be able to criticize anything that he does, says, believes, or is associated with.

Gosh, that sounds like a communist country, a place where the “subjects” aren’t allowed to talk badly about their dictator.

I wonder how Mr. Sunstein and Mr. McChesney will feel if Obama is defeated in 2012 by a Republican? Will they continue to want the government to control the media and the internet?

Why do I somehow believe that there are plans in the works that will make Obama so powerful that he will not lose in 2012? Why do I think that come “Hell or high water”, Obama plans on governing for a very, very long time.

Oh, not just the United States. This man wants to basically control the world.

Whoever controls the media, controls information. And whoever controls information, controls what the mindless citizens think. Add to that the fact that nearly 50% of our citizens don’t pay taxes, many of whom are dependent on the government for entitlements, and you can see where this is all going.

We’re watching a speeding train of communist thought bull-dozing its way through our country.

Obama may not be the engineer, but he’s the salesman, the guy who’s selling the tickets to board the train.

Beware. It’s a one-way train with no way out.

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We’ve Had More Than Enough

Tuesday, 4. May 2010 6:56

What do you get when you take a scripted, Manchurian president away from his teleprompter?

You get the truth.

We heard candidate Barack, in one of those rare moments of truth, tell Joe the Plumber that he wanted to spread the wealth around a little bit.

He got in heaps of trouble for that one.

In another moment of clarity, we heard an unscripted President Barack tell the journalists at his press conference that the white police officer in Boston “acted stupidly” when he arrested Henry Louis Gates, a black professor.

Barack got so much heat for that little slip that taxpayers had to fly both men from Boston to Washington and pay for a “healing” beer summit.

Oops.

Now Barack has done it again. Instead of reading the words on his teleprompter like a good, little boy, he ad-libbed a statement, one which is making the average American say, “Hmmmm…..”

What did he say?

When giving a speech about Wall Street reform, Obama went off-script and told us how he really feels about those with wealth, “Now, what we’re doing, I want to be clear, we’re not trying to push financial reform because we begrudge success that’s fairly earned. I mean, I do think at a certain point you’ve made enough money.

You’ve made enough money?

He didn’t identify exactly how much was too much. We’ve heard him chastise those who make $250,000 per year, calling them “filthy rich”. I wonder if that’s the number he had in mind. Then again, we’ve heard Barack talk about raising taxes on those who earn over $200,000. Could that be the tipping point of wealth in Obama’s world?

It would be good for folks to know when they have “enough”, wouldn’t it? Why work for more when you already have plenty?

Interestingly, Barack made $5.5 Million last year. Gosh, that’s a lot of money. In fact, in Barack’s world, that would be “filthy rich” times twenty two.

No wonder Michelle is going to the food shelf in her $700 sneakers.

You’d think that Barack and Michelle would give their excessive earnings to their favorite charity… or to their church.

Oh, that’s right, they don’t have a church yet.

You’d think they would write a big, fat check to the government so that the folks in Michigan could get part of “Obama’s stash”.

He really should have spread his wealth around a bit more, don’t you think?

I’m beginning to wonder how Oprah feels about Obama’s claim of “too much”. Gosh, she makes millions and millions of dollars each year and owns a multitude of homes. Do you think Barack is aware of all of the people who are living on the streets and would love to sleep in one of Oprah’s warm, cozy beds at night?

She should be ordered by the government to share her beds. And her food.

Clearly she has had “enough.”

And how about those folks in Hollywood, folks like Jack Nicholson and Tom Hanks who rake in millions for every movie? How dare they spend their money on courtside seats to Lakers games when they could be spreading it around to those in the urban areas of Los Angeles?

Gang members are people, too, you know.

You know what? If the government is going to regulate the pay scale of businessmen who “have enough” like bankers and the fat cats on Wall Street, then they should also regulate the pay scale of Hollywood actors and directors. Isn’t that why we have a “Pay Czar”?

Heaven knows that we don’t want the free market to invade the liberal walls of Hollywood. We must redistribute their vast amounts of wealth for them.

I know an 83 year old woman who lives on Social Security and unknowingly owed the government $6. Obama must think that she has “too much” because the IRS came after this woman and made her pay-up the $6 she owed.

On the other hand, Timothy Geithner, our Secretary of the Treasury, owed thousands of dollars to the IRS, and they didn’t come after him until he wanted his current job.

Huh.

He must not have “too much.”

The truth is clear. When the government declares that we, as taxpayers, have “enough” money, then they can justify taking more of our money to spend on themselves and their pet projects.

What fun it must be to fly around the country, take vacations abroad, host parties, and redecorate your office without spending a dime of your own earnings!

What fun it must be to bring “pork” home to your happy constituents so they will keep you in office forever without reaching in your own pocket even once!

What fun it must be to sit back in your big, White House and determine which of your friends get to keep their money, and which of your enemies has to give more to the government.

All of that control must feel so powerful…..

That’s what redistribution of wealth is all about- POWER.

Not fairness, just sick, perverted power.

We’ve had “enough” all right.

Enough of the lies, enough of the deceit, enough of Obama.

Enough.

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Obama is Achieving Saul’s Dream.

Thursday, 25. March 2010 8:00

While our mighty President has repeatedly denied his associations with Socialists and Communists, bits and pieces of information proving otherwise continue to surface.

We now know that Bill Ayers was probably a good friend of Obama’s; there’s even good evidence that Ayers penned one of Obama’s books. We know that Obama was aware of Reverend Wright. No one spends 20 years in the church of a radical, outspoken leader without knowing their ideology. We know that Obama was a member of the New Party, a Socialist political party which made its mark in the 1990′s. We also know that Obama sought out the most radical leaders, professors, and friends in college and beyond.

What is strange is that no one wants to face reality.

The latest in this string of associations is a group by the name of the Midwest Academy. According to David Horowitz Freedom Center, the Midwest Academy is an Alinksy-inspired school that teaches “radical activists tactics of direct action, targeting, confrontation, and intimidation.” It describes itself as “one of the nation’s best known schools for community organizations, citizen organizations, and individuals committed to progressive social change.”

Not a far stretch to think that Obama might be drawn to a radical “community organizing” group.

Here’s what’s weird. It seems that the Midwest Academy was “on the team” that organized the first Camp Obama training seminars for volunteers who wanted to help get Obama elected. The members of Camp Obama eventually became some of the President’s most important and active volunteers in his campaign.

The founders of the Midwest Academy were Heather and Paul Booth. Heather was trained, prior to her involvement with the Academy, at the Industrial Areas Foundation, a Saul Alinsky organization that Saul, himself, referred to as ” a school for professional radicals. “It’s considered the “mother of all community organizing networks.”

Heather Booth’s motto?: “Alinsky is to community-organizing as Freud is to psychoanalysis.”

Paul Booth has outstanding training, too. You see, Paul was the founder and former national secretary of SDS- The Students for a Democratic Society.

Gosh isn’t that the same organization that everyone in this administration seems to be from? Isn’t that the organization which launched the careers of such notables as Bill Ayers, Bernadine Dorhn, Wade Rathke, Fr. Wallis, and others? Isn’t this the organization which Cloward and Piven united with to overwhelm the welfare system in New York City, putting them on the brink of bankruptcy?

As a matter of fact, yes it is.

Now why would Barack Obama have a radical group like the Midwest Academy training his campaign volunteers?

And please don’t tell me that “he didn’t know.” That’s getting old.

If you think coincidences rarely happen this often in life, you’re right.

You see, in 1998, Obama was on a panel discussion with Heather Booth- obviously, he was aware of her notorious, radical views. He also was a paid director for a The Woods Fund, a Chicago non-profit in the 1990′s where “start-up” funding was given to the Midwest Academy.

Oh, and the non-profit must have liked the work of Midwest because they continued to fund this worthy organization while Obama was on the board.

Again, I ask you, why would Barack Obama want to associate with these types of people? And why has he continuously denied involvement with them?

It’s important for us to understand that who Barack IS and who he says he is are two different people. This man is not the least-bit “mainstream” American. Barack was brought into this world by two radical parents, raised by two radical grandparents, mentored by a black, communist man named Frank Marshall Davis, studied radical ideology at every level of education, and eventually went on to teach this radical philosophy.

There are pictures of Barack at a blackboard teaching Saul Alinsky tactics to his students.

Without the knowledge of most of his supporters, Barack Obama managed to bring this radical ideology into the “House of the People”, the White House. He’s hired like-minded people to surround him, and continues to use Alinsky tactics to fool the American people into thinking that he’s trying to do what’s best for us.

David Horowitz, a former communist and now a freedom activist, wrote a pamphlet in 2009 titled: “Barack Obama’s Rules for Revolution. The Alinsky Model”. In it, he describes how the Alinsky model works:

“The strategy of working within the system until you can accumulate enough power to destroy it was what sixties radicals called ‘boring from within.’ … Like termites, they set about to eat away at the foundations of the building in expectation that one day they could cause it to collapse.”

If you still have trouble believing that our President is a modern-day Alinsky communist, listen to the words of Alinsky’s own son, David, when he wrote a letter to the Boston Globe about Barack: “Obama learned his lesson well…I am proud to see that my father’s model for organizing is being applied successfully.

We can remain hopeful ostriches with our heads in the sand or we can deal with the situation at hand.

Our President is a radical.

Now that we know it, what are we going to do about it?…..

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Here We Go Again.

Wednesday, 17. March 2010 7:38

It’s Deja Vu.

Once again, we find out that Barack Obama is being advised and mentored by a radical reverend, one who simply doesn’t preach “mainstream” religion.

I just don’t get it.

We already know about Jeremiah “God Damn America” Wright, the reverend who married Barack Obama, baptized his children, and preached to him and his family for 20 years at Trinity Church in Chicago. We’ve heard the stories of his Black Liberation Theology, a religion that believes African Americans must be “liberated from multiple forms of bondage”, including economic, social, and political bondage. The religion began as an off-shoot of Malcolm X’s proclamation in the 1950s against Christianity being taught as “a white man’s religion.”

Suffice it to say, from what Reverend Wright teaches, there is no “room at the inn” in this church for whites or Jews.

Barack claims that he didn’t see any of this reverse racism when he attended on Sundays and wasn’t aware that this church preached hate. It seems that the good reverend held his racist views to himself when he saw Barack at Sunday service.

Huh.

Then along came Barack’s inauguration and another “mentor”, Reverend Joseph Lowery who Barack asked to give the Benediction on this historic day. The good reverend read a poem that he had written, a poem which included a couple of interesting statements: “We look forward to the day when Black won’t be asked to give back” and “when White would embrace what is right.

Huh.

Sounds a bit racist, doesn’t it?

This was cast off as the simple utterance of an old man- certainly not a reflection on the feelings of our President.

Hey, do you think that someone might have or should have proof-read the poem before Reverend Lowery read it?

Just a thought.

And then there’s the issue of Obama’s faith-based adviser, Harry Knox. It seems that Harry has a few issues with the Catholic Church -with the Pope in particular- and he isn’t afraid voice his opposition. You see, Harry is gay, and personally believes that the Pope is “hurting people in the name of Jesus” by not promoting the use of condoms to prevent AIDS.

The Catholic Church has 100′s of years of history promoting abstinence and I guess the Church didn’t feel like changing its policies to pacify the beliefs of Harry Knox.

Harry also verbally berated the Pope on other issues and didn’t mince words about the Knights of Columbus when they wouldn’t denounce Proposition 8, the gay marriage initiative in California. Rick Warren, the famous minister and author of “The Purpose Driven Life” also supported Prop 8, which led Harry Knox to throw a few barbs his way.

Maybe Harry needs to start his own progressive church- or maybe he should join Reverend Wright’s church, the one that finds fault with everyone but themselves.

Instead, this man has a job advising our President on the virtues of spirituality and acceptance.

Now we have another member of Obama’s faith counsel who is causing a few waves. Reverend Jim Wallis is described as a “spiritual adviser to the president” by World Net Daily. They claim he is a “social activist who has championed communist causes and previously labeled the U.S. ‘the great captor and destroyer of human life.’”

Oh, and Wallis has asked everyone to stop watching Glenn Beck because Glenn teaches the evils of social justice.

You see, Wallis is the editor of a magazine called “Sojourners” and he preaches social justice- things like wealth distribution and “government managed economies”- in his publication. Interestingly enough, it turns out that Wallis has known Barack “for years”.

Huh.

Better yet, Sojourners has been known to publish writings by all kinds of radicals, including the founder of Black Liberation Theology.

Hey, isn’t that the same religion that Reverend Wright was preaching?

Yes, as a matter of fact, it is.

Oh, and did I mention that Reverend Wallis was the Michigan leader of the Students for a Democratic Society when he was younger? Remember that group? They were the socialist/communist group of kids who helped Francis Fox Piven with her “Cloward and Piven” theory of overwhelming the New York welfare system. They were also the group where Bill Ayers, Bernadine Dohrn, Jeff Jones, and Wade Rathke (of ACORN) got their start.

Now this man is a faith adviser to the President. He works with Harry Knox, the anti-Catholic adviser.

Between the two of them, it looks like our President is getting some really good advice from their wholesome perspective on Christianity.

Everyone, and I mean everyone, has had an association or two with a person of questionable character. I believe that during the last election, most Americans wanted to give Barack the benefit of the doubt when it came to Trinity Church and Reverend Wright.

It was strike one, and we didn’t want to jump to too many conclusions.

Then came Lowery. Again, maybe that was just an old man speaking.

Strike Two.

Then came Knox. Now there’s Wallis.

Three strikes, Barack. You’re out.

You’ve surrounded yourself with socialists, communists, Maoists, Black Panthers, Black liberation theologists, Weatherman Underground believers, and other radicals. Yet, you deny knowing anything about these people. You refuse to acknowledge them and when you are told of their ideology, you refuse to fire them.

Huh.

That’s all- just “huh”.

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