OCTOBER 15, 2008


"The only (worthy) principles of public conduct..... are to sacrifice estate, ease, health and applause, and even life, to the sacred calls of his country.  These manly sentiments, in private life, make the good citizen in public life, the patriot and the hero" -- James Otis (1725-1783), statement made in court in opposition to "Writs of Assistance", 1761

(One of our current candidates for President has met the standards described above, the other would likely describe them as foolish.)

From each according to his abilities, to each according to his needs." - Karl Marx

"I think that when you spread the wealth around, it’s good for everybody.” - Barack Obama

Marx's statement is the foundation of the Communist Manifesto.  Obama's statement means exactly the same thing.

A Thought In Passing:  Approximately 87% of the people who contacted Congress about the "bailout" bill said, "don't do it."  Congress did it anyway.  There is a old saying that says, "never re-elect anybody."  Given that Congress is supposed to represent the wishes of the voters, and they didn't do it, perhaps it it time to make that old saying a reality.  Maybe then politicians will then get the message that WE decide, NOT THEM.

PS - an equally valuable corollary  is, "In times of dissension never allow one Party to control both the Presidency and Congress."

LINKS:

Voters guide (click on your state):  http://action.afa.net/voterguide2008/

Hundreds of economists oppose Obama's tax plans:  http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/2008/10/hundres-of-econ.html

Obama's tax plans include a windfall profits tax on oil companies, thus raising your fuel and heating costs:  http://apnews.myway.com/article/20081011/D93OHKO80.html

Congressman Barney Frank (D-Ma), inserted language in the bailout bill that would add to every new home mortgage $420 for every $100,000 financed.  That money would go to ACORN, La Raza, and a few other "community activist" groups:  http://www.culbersonforcongress.com/en/art/?120

This is indoctrination, folks!!!!  An elementary school in San Francisco sponsors a "field trip" to city hall for 5 and 6 year old 1st graders so that they could watch their lesbian teacher get married to her lesbian partner:
http://www.catholic.org/politics/story.php?id=30060
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2008/10/11/MNFG13F1VG.DTL

"Obama is my Jesus:"  http://media.www.smithsophian.com/media/storage/paper587/news/2008/09/18/Opinions/i.Will.Follow.Him.Obama.As.My.Personal.Jesus-3440311.shtml

Jesse Jackson says Obama Administration will give less support to Israel:  http://www.nypost.com/seven/10142008/postopinion/opedcolumnists/the_o_jesse_knows_133450.htm?page=0

Global warming - the disaster that never was:  http://www.mcclatchydc.com/homepage/story/53884.html

Only if you don't resolve to vote against ALL Democrats:  http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/Vote2008/story?id=6024813&page=1

Liberals caught faking Palin's SAT scores:  http://newsbusters.org/blogs/warner-todd-huston/2008/10/11/fake-palin-sat-scores-fool-left-o-sphere

Trying the same failed programs over and over and over and expecting different results:  http://www.politico.com/news/stories/1008/14569.html

The McCain healthcare plan - the real story:  http://www.weeklystandard.com/Content/Public/Articles/000/000/015/680cwvaz.asp?pg=1

What?  Unbelievable:  http://hnn.us/blogs/entries/55638.html

Obama's extremist ties.  It just gets worse and worse:  http://article.nationalreview.com/?q=YTQ0YjhlOGVhYjQ0OWRhZjI2MmM4NTQ4NGM5Mjg0MzU=

ACORN being investigated for voter fraud in 20 states:  http://pajamasmedia.com/blog/the-complete-guide-to-acorn-voter-fraud/

ACORN getting millions of our tax money:  http://online.wsj.com/article/SB122394051071230749.html?mod=djemEditorialPage

ACORN sued by Ohio voters:  http://www.daytondailynews.com/localnews/content/oh/story/news/local/2008/10/14/ws101408acornweb.html?cxtype=rss&cxsvc=7&cxcat=16

ACORN registers 7 year old to vote:  http://www.nypost.com/seven/10122008/news/politics/7_yr__old_gets_an_acorn_vote_133207.htm

Obama's campaign web site denies he was ever involved with ACORN.  Oh really...?: 
http://www.clevelandleader.com/node/7203

Video of Obama caught saying Acorn and other community groups will shape his Presidential agenda:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8vJcVgJhNaU

State of Virginia tells poll workers they cannot wear campaign buttons or apparel.  ACLU objects:  http://www.breitbart.com/article.php?id=D93QE8S00&show_article=1

Mike Adams has a great idea:  http://townhall.com/columnists/MikeSAdams/2008/10/14/national_lawn_care_an_immigration_solution?page=1

WHY???  In Wisconsin a new 8th grade literature textbook devotes 15 pages to Obama:  http://newsbusters.org/blogs/warner-todd-huston/2008/10/14/obama-pushed-our-kids-lit-textbook

The Liberal mind exposed:  http://www.stargazette.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20081014/NEWS01/810140328&referrer=FRONTPAGECAROUSEL

Would you like to help get Ratchet to the US?:  http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20081014/ap_on_go_ca_st_pe/iraqi_puppy

FDR revisited:  http://www.toledoblade.com/apps/pbcs.dll/artikkel?Avis=TO&Dato=20081012&Kategori=NEWS09&Lopenr=809290251&Ref=AR

Women as fighter pilots?  Infantry fighters and commanders?  Sure.... so long as they meet the same requirements as males do.  History has shown giving them special consideration does them no favors:  http://www.usvetdsp.com/story21.htm

Obama would make women subject to the draft.  McCain would not:  http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/08287/919582-470.stm?cmpid=elections.xml

Explosion in home schooling predicted:  http://www.realclearpolitics.com/articles/2008/10/homeschooling_will_explode_und.html

Halloween pumpkins:  http://flickr.com/search/?w=all&q=halloween+pumpkin&m=text      


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Are you unhappy with the way many things are going in the USA?  If you are then let your elected representatives hear from you.  Our nation is a "representative republic."  In other words a nation where our legislators are supposed to represent your wishes, but, if you don't let them hear from you how are they supposed to know what things concern you?  Generally liberals are more group oriented than are conservatives, and tend to be more activist in nature.  That's why things in our country have been becoming more and more liberal in nature, even though conservatives outnumber the liberals.  Remember, our nation only works as our founders designed it to work if the citizens participate in its operation.

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