Posts Tagged ‘Politics’

Occupy Wall Street turnout a major fail

Written by Editor on . Posted in Anarchy OWS

Saturday was to be a nationwide turnout for the Occupy Wall Street movement, with large protests across the land. From media coverage which portrays the movement as growing, one would have expected a large turnout, at least as large as the April 15, 2009 Tax Day Tea Parties.…The Occupy Wall Street movement momentum is a media creation. As Walter Shapiro wrote a few days ago, the reality of relatively small crowds does not justify the “whole world is watching” coverage.Yes even small crowds can generate the impression of momentum, particularly when the President of the United States finds it convenient to use them for his own political purposes.
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How the Liberals are destroying America … or, Rome wasn’t burned in a day!

Written by Editor on . Posted in Economy

City Destroyed

City Destroyed

Is the destruction of American not more than two generations away?

Making “Hard Choices” is no longer optional.
No real progress toward averting the nation’s coming fiscal disaster can be made without changing the culture of entitlements. And no real progress in cutting entitlements can be made without changing the culture of spending.If we cannot eliminate the $167-million subsidy for the National Endowment for the Humanities, we cannot make changes in Social Security. If we cannot eliminate the Department of Energy’s $530-million program of Weatherization Grants to states, we cannot make changes in Medicare.And if we cannot make changes in Social Security and Medicare, we will go broke.Unfortunately, the Republican Study Committee‘s culture-changing proposal, which also would eliminate the National Organic Certification Cost-Share Program, the Ready-to-Learn Television Program, and the death gratuity for members of Congress — stop smiling this instant! — can hardly be described as a “shared sacrifice” or “back to basics” proposal. Getting Americans to understand sacrificing and going back to basics may require leadership from the president. But as we saw in the State of the Union speech, it will not come from this president, tethered by youthful ideology untempered by experience, and that means we may have to wait six more years.Even as the conservatives in the House of Representatives are listing cuts that will hardly make a dent in the federal deficit, the president, with the support of his Government Firsters, is planning additional spending that will hasten the day of financial reckoning. The inevitable day.…The Republican Study Committee has tried to start a fire. We cannot know now if it will succeed — succeed in burning away the old ways and making way for new.
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Yesterday’s elections are old news. What about 2012?

Written by Editor on . Posted in 2010 Primary

The United States Senate in 2012: Red, redder, reddest.

Time to get saddled up people.
Via “I HATE THE MEDIA”:They say a month is an eternity in politics, so two years is … uhhh … even longer. Nevertheless, it looks like the Democrats face some big, big problems in 2012.They’ll have to defend 23 Senate seats compared to only ten for the Republicans. And to make matters even worse, the Republican seats all seem relatively safe while nearly half of the Democrat seats could be in jeopardy.Bottom line: Democrats will lose even more ground in 2012 and Republicans will take firm control of the Senate. Here’s a quick review of what the future may hold..
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ABC wimps out on Breitbart invite to cover election

Written by Editor on . Posted in 2010 Primary

From the Blaze: “When news came out that conservative media guru Andrew Breitbart was going to participate in ABC’s election night coverage, the left flipped. Apparently, their grumblings were more than just a resounding gong or clanging cymbal.” Andrew Breitbart Dropped From ABC’s Election Night Coverage.RELATED: Media Matters on Breitbart Cancellation: Let This ‘Serve as a Warning to Other Outlets’
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Still waiting for some good reasons to vote for Nathan Deal as Georgia’s Governor?

Written by Editor on . Posted in Georgia News

Roy Daniels pulled a few out of his desk drawer today and put them up at Peach Pundit … “I think Deal is a better candidate than Barnes. I think Monds won’t garner more than 7% of the vote. I see Deal as a one-term Governor. He saw problems in his home state with the possibility of the Governorship falling back into Barnes’ hands – and stepped in to prevent that. Deal could have remained Congressman Deal until the cows came home; but rather he has chosen to become Governor Deal and quietly retire one day.” CHECK OUT MORE HERE: In Deal’s Defense.
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So … now that the women’s liberation movement includes Conservative Women, it’s not O.K.?

Written by Editor on . Posted in Politics

Say what you will, but Savvy Sarah has knocked the old political guard on its head. She is second in recognition on a national level only to Barack Obama.

If you have an ounce of intellectual honesty, you must admit that the political forum is open to a woman of ANY political persuasion. And if you don’t, well, remember the old saying, “Mean people suck.”
From Adrienne Royer @ BlogHer.com: “While the women’s liberation movement grew out of socialist-left movements in the 1960s (and claimed the mantle of suffragism), it wasn’t until Gloria Steinem took over the reins of NOW that the movement became so entrenched with the Democratic Party. Republicans, wanting nothing to do with those bra-burning broads, let them claim the title. For the next four decades, no one challenged them.Until now. Arguably, we’ve entered the fourth wave of feminism since conservative women are adopting the label.”Truthfully, conservative women may be the saving grace of feminism. Without us, the movement seems doomed to irrelevancy. We’re the first group of people in nearly two decades to bring meaningful energy and debate to the movement. Without us, feminism was left pondering if Lady Gaga or Bridget Jones were feminists and waiting for the latest handout from Democrats. (Liberal feminists were once again sold out when health care was passed and the legislation didn’t stipulate that abortions were funded.)Conservative women are a large and diverse group. We make up approximately 36% of the electorate and are offering real solutions to real problems that all women face. Who’s Saving Feminism? Conservative Women.
Kudos to all the wonderful women who are engaged at every level of politics. Thanks for being there and making a difference.RELATED ARTICLES: Standing tall: The rise & resilience of conservative women. Media’s war on conservative women. Conservative women endure low blows. Grow Up, Already! Calling Women Bad Names Doesn’t Help Anyone. Conservative women the determining factor. Tea Party Making 2010 Year of Conservative Women. Who Are The ‘Mama Grizzlies’?. The year of the conservative woman. Media Biased Against Conservative Women.
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To leave government in the hands of the Dems is to banish self-governance to the ash heap of history

Written by Editor on . Posted in Politics

Change takes place in the voting booth ... let's make the proper mid-course correction from the last time around.

Thomas Sowell says we’re at “A Crossroads Election.” The biggest example was the Healthcare legislation: “Rushing ObamaCare into law too fast for anyone to have read it served no other purpose than to prevent this very process from taking place. The rush to pass this law that would not take effect until after the next two elections simply cut the voters out of the loop– and that is painfully close to ruling by decree.Other actions and proposals by this administration likewise represent moves in the direction of arbitrary rule, worthy of a banana republic, with only a mocking facade of freedom.” We have a strange man in the White House. This election is a crossroads, because either his power will be curbed by depriving him of his huge Congressional majorities or he will continue on a road that jeopardizes both our freedom and our survival. Amen brother.
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Radical Libertarians claim the Tea Party is too Christian

Written by Editor on . Posted in Politics

AND YOU WOULD PREFER … TOO ATHEIST?From NewsReal Blog » Feature by Lisa Richards. She reports: “Radical Libertarians claim the Tea Party is too Christian, insisting the party abandoned its core principles of small central government, fiscal conservatism, and upholding the Constitution’s amendments by becoming too Christian when the movement is really supposed to be libertarian.”THE FINAL WORD (I like it): “I thought libertarians believed America should never trample anyone’s rights.The Tea Party never said Americans must believe in God. Christian conservatives, like libertarians, want freedom to exercise rights without government interference.” How about if you guys just admit it … YOU’RE WEIRD.
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Arnold’s leaving Sacramento, but not without taking some swipes at the “wimps in Congress”

Written by Editor on . Posted in Current Events

Not sure just how good a governor he was, but Arnold was certainly no slouch in the weight room.

By Rob Quinn @ Newser: California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger is on his way out of office with dismal approval ratings and a proposition to dismantle much of his legacy on the ballot — but he’s going out fighting. In an interview with ABC‘s Diane Sawyer, the once-and-future Terminator slammed the “wimps” in Congress for not standing up to the oil companies … Governator: Congress Is Full of Wimps.
Really Arnold?
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MUSHROOM CLOUD … Armageddon: What Democrats Are Hiding & Why They Are Really Scared

Written by Editor on . Posted in Government Waste

...even though Democrats know that another union bailout will likely make them even bigger pariahs with the American people, the very survival of their party rests on their ability on passing this poisonous piece of legislation. If they fail, the ramifications for the Democrats are disastrous.

At LaborUnionReport.com, “If Democrats were running a corporation, their actions would be criminal.”
Unions and Democrats are scared. They should be.America is careening toward bankruptcy. While blame can initially be laid at the feet of both parties, over the last 20 months, Democrats’ meddling in the private-sector, out-of-control spending, and sheer ineptitude in recognizing the job-killing policies they promote have pushed the nation closer to the precipice.Now, with two weeks before November 2nd, Democrats are hiding the fact that financial Armageddon may be right around the corner. If Americans are the ‘shareholders’ and politicians are the executives in charge, the lack of disclosure on the part of Democrats would be criminal. The big watering holes are about to dry up.
Isn’t that a crying shame.
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