Iraqis capture al Qaeda "ministers".
Honk if you're paying my mortgage. Sad but funny.
More of Obama's supporters attack on free speech - keep your mouth shut about Obama. It doesn't get any clearer than that.
This Senate vote of 87 to 11 against the Fairness Doctrine is a red herring. Obama's claim not to support the Fairness Doctrine is a red herring. Democrats are coming after free speech on the radio and the internet. They're just going to call it something different. Controlling speech on the radio and internet is the only hope they have for Obama to get a second term. He's like a suicide president - every policy decision he makes intentionally harms the country, insuring he'll never win a second term unless liberals control dissemination of all information.
Obama plans to additionally tax businesses through carbon cap and trade policies and use that money to buy more votes. This will drive more businesses and jobs out of the country. Obama is anti-American to the core - his policies enrich every other country in the world, especially China and Mexico, at our expense.
Dick Morris explains that Obama and his administration are intentionally fanning the flames of panic so they can exploit the fear of the people to further their radical leftist agenda. That's why the stock market drops every time Obama speaks. They don't want this crisis to end. I know liberals will say that George Bush did the same thing, and they're right. The difference is terrorists really are trying to kill us, but we'd already be on the road to recovery if government had just stayed out of our economy when this crisis hit.
The radical leftists who control the Democrat party are planning to force the party to become even more radical. Lovely. These guys might as well run around with The Communist Manifesto in their arms and bless everybody with chants of comrade in unison.
Obama is using accounting tricks with wars that should be long over (unless Obama keeps us in them) to make his absurd claim he cut $2 trillion from the budget. This guy is a shameless liar.
The Black Chamber of Commerce says card check will cost blacks jobs. It's looks like a Democrat civil war is brewing between unions and blacks.
Even somebody in Detroit recognizes that Barack Obama has declared war on business and prosperity in America.
AG Holder tells us that Obama will reinstate the ban on semi-automatic rifles that look like military rifles. Isn't it funny how when blacks become aristocrats they adopt the policies that are intended to harm the poor and minorities just like any other aristocrat? People living in ghettos need weapons to defend themselves from criminals and paramilitary police units more than any other group in America, but Obama and Holder want to disarm them. The racial divide is nowhere near as powerful as the gulf between aristocrats and regular people.
Government's abuse of red light cameras continues. Government doesn't bother to follow its own laws. Anybody under the illusion we are governed by the rule of law anymore is delusional. The aristocrats don't care what the law says.
Speaking of which, the Senate passed a bill allowing D.C. a representative in the House even though it's blatantly unconstitutional and for good reason. I really hope the Supreme Court slaps this down. That'll create a much needed constitutional crisis between the legislative and judicial branches that will force Americans to reevaluate the importance of the Constitution to our country. If think if Americas understood just how blatantly and frequently aristocrats break our laws, they'd be pissed.
The mailman just delivered The Mystery of Banking, A Free-Market Monetary System and The Pretense of Knowledge, and The Case Against the Fed. I would never had expected I'd be excited to read economics books.
I'm very unhappy with what I see from Republicans. Instead changing themselves and repudiating the Bush years, it looks like they're following the Democrats' strategy of just being against everything. I'm happy they're against everything Obama is pushing, but they need to be for something positive, not the same old Bush stuff that was so damaging to the country. I'm afraid Republicans won't change a thing. They see the damage Democrats are doing the country, they see the outrage building, and they're just going to wait it out and get swept back into power by lesser evils voters. I'm afraid we're going to get stuck with a 4th Bush/Obama term even if Republicans win in 2012.
ETA: Looks like I was right. Mitt Romney won CPAC's straw poll for the 3rd year in a row with 20 percent. Mitt Romney's the guy who forced the Hillaryesquecare program on Massachusetts citizens that is failing so badly. Mitt Romney isn't significantly different than Bush or McCain, and he's just a political opportunist who'll say whatever it takes to get votes. The good news is Ron Paul got 13 percent, but Ron Paul won't be a contender in 2012 at 77 years old.
So while Warren Buffet is telling Americans to buy American stocks, he's selling American stocks. Hypocrite. Don't listen to the rhetoric, watch the actions.
I love this sentence from Brian Doherty's witty but scathing review of conservative history books:
In a little more than a decade, the field of conservative history has gone from neglected to overcrowded—especially given how often the books tell more or less the same story: Anti-FDR (and sometimes anti-Semitic) kooks in the fever swamps of opposition to the peaceful postwar liberal ideological consensus are tamed by the elegant but infuriating William F. Buckley, whose cleaned-up and intellectual coalition of ex- and anti-communists begets Goldwater, who fails to win the White House but succeeds in being Barry the Baptist for the Reagan-Christ, who with the help of such props as ’60s cultural madness, stagflation, and Jerry Falwell brings sweet redemption for this questionable but still vital set of ideas, whose reign, cheered or regretted, continues apace under both Democrats and Republicans as welfare is reformed, communism collapses, and further wars are waged.
Conservatives have succeeded at very little other than winning more presidential elections for Republicans than Democrats. The reason conservatives haven't succeeded is they keep electing Republicans who govern like Democrats, knowing full well that the likes of Bush, McCain, Dole and others are going to govern like Democrats. They tell us their policies before the election, like No Child Left Behind and Medicare Part D or McCain's carbon cap and trade policy. Those policies are liberal policies. Yet conservatives vote for them anyway. That's just dumb. And we end up with Republican presidents who govern like Democrats because of it. And now conservatives are doing the same thing again by supporting Mitt Romney. That's not what conservatives claim they support, but it's what they always vote for. Vven Reagan, while he did transform the economy with tax and regulation cuts, enabling American entrepreneurs and workers to defeat the Soviet Union, greatly expanded the size of government and public debt.
The first thing conservatives need to change is their perception of their history. Until conservatives acknowledge the tremendous failures of their candidates compared to the stated small government, maximum freedom goals of conservatism, nothing else will change. Or else quit pretending those are the goals. Hopefully this piece from Doherty will help.