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AUGUST 25, 2009
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"Liberty is a word which, according as it is used, comprehends the most good and the most evil of any in the world. Justly understood it is sacred next to those which we appropriate in divine adoration; but in the mouths of some it means anything, which enervate a necessary government; excite a jealousy of the rulers who are our own choice, and keep society in confusion for want of a power sufficiently concentered to promote good." ~ Oliver Ellsworth (1745 1807), The Landholder, No. III, November 19, 1787
Which is why we should keep our legislators on a "short leash."
"By gnawing through a dike, even a rat may drown a nation." - Edmond Burke
"The free man will ask neither what his country can do for him nor what he can do for his country." Milton Friedman
The people must also be self-assertive. They must have the spirit of the old Revolutionary War flag: "Don't tread on me!" They must be vigilant against those, at home or abroad, in or out of government, who might wish to trample on their rights. They must be courageous and manly, with a sense of honor, so that in hard times they will stand up and fight, and not slink away slavishly so as to avoid trouble and danger.
Thomas G. West and Douglas A. Jeffrey, The Rise & Decline of Constitutional Government in America
The most important moral of all is that excellence is where you find it. I would extend this generalization to cover not just higher education but all education from vocational high school to graduate school. We must learn to honor excellence, indeed to demand it in every socially accepted human activity, however humble that activity, and to scorn shoddiness, however exalted the activity. An excellent plumber is infinitely more admirable than an incompetent philosopher. The society which scorns excellence in plumbing because plumbing is a humble activity and tolerates shoddiness in philosophy because philosophy is an exalted activity will have neither good plumbing nor good philosophy. Neither its pipes nor its theories will hold water. --- John William Gardner (1912 - )
"God Bless the USA" (video - Lee Greenwood): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Majhk865Za4
Things you need to know about the Apollo Alliance (ACORN, SEIU, CAP. et al):
Ever heard of Pat Caddell? You should have, but probably haven't: http://www.freedomslighthouse.com/2009/08/democrat-pollster-pat-caddell-tells.html
COMMENT: Name callers? The Liberals are complaining about Americans who are opposing their views and plans and who are speaking out against them at townhall meetings saying that Conservative Americans have been calling them names. Well now let's just have a look at that sentiment. Searching the internet for just a few minutes here are a few of the terms I found that the very top leaders of the Democrat Party (Reid, Pelosi, Emanuel, et al), and the Media, have been using to describe Conservative protestors: Nazis, mobs, mindless, lawn gnomes, homophobes, neanderthals, retarded, extremists, terrorists, unAmerican, jerks, skinheads, racists, assassins, angry mobs, phonies, fascists, traitors, thugs, evil-mongers, frauds, uneducated hicks. Just one more example of the all to common practice of what liberals think is perfectly acceptable for them but not for anyone who holds a differing opinion. - G T Baker
Fed up Marine runs for Congress: http://www.wnd.com/index.php?fa=PAGE.view&pageId=107417
Where does racism really live?: http://quickdailyhits.wordpress.com/2009/08/07/representing-krap-keep-racism-alive-party-august-2009-paul-krugman-on-opposition-to-obamacare/
The Stimulus Program in action: http://washingtontimes.com/news/2009/aug/24/hes-spending-your-future/
Hoist on their own petard (Petard an explosive device formerly used in warfare to blow in a door or gate, form a breach in a wall, etc.
idiom: hoist by or with one's own petard, hurt, ruined, or destroyed by the very device or plot one had intended for another: http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0809/26327.html
Cap-and-Trade “the most significant revenue-generating proposal of our time” - Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD). Uh, excuse me, but haven't the Liberals been telling us that Cap and Trade is about the economy???: http://www.tcpalm.com/blogs/us-rep-bill-posey-blog/2009/jun/05/poseypost25/
It is time to repeal the 17th Amendment:
The Mainstream Media hasn't said much about this: http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/52896
Democrats have a superiority/omnipotence complex: http://www.realclearpolitics.com/articles/2009/08/24/whose_medical_decisions_part_iv_97924.html
Political correctness gone bonkers: http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/politics/article6806502.ece
Tax penalties in the healthcare bill: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970203550604574358882642883214.html
More than 2/3 of Democrat Congressmen decide to avoid the voters and not hold townhall meetings when they go back home: http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0809/26347.html
Small businesses against the Dems healthcare plans: http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2009/aug/24/small-businesses-turn-against-health-plan/?feat=home_headlines
The real reason Americans are angry: http://www.nypost.com/seven/08222009/postopinion/opedcolumnists/the_real_reason_americans_are_angry_185998.htm
It's not about healthcare! It's not about health insurance! It is about political power, favors and payoffs:
Who influences today's youth?: http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2008/jul/28/voight/
Tea Parties continuing. This one in St. Louis. Note the home made signs: http://www.moonbattery.com/archives/2009/08/more_successful.html
Obama's plan to desecrate 9/11: http://spectator.org/archives/2009/08/24/obamas-plan-to-desecrate-911
Liberal idiocy: http://legalinsurrection.blogspot.com/2009/08/leave-our-vending-machines-alone.html
A civil war on our horizon???: http://www.sundriesshack.com/2009/08/23/not-civil-war-but-maybe-ross-perot/#more-10067
Stimulus money for a stimulus study: http://www.nypost.com/seven/08242009/news/nationalnews/sex_study_stimulus_186153.htm
An M.D. speaks up: http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/08/obamacare_and_me.html
The Democrats healthcare proposals are illegal..... absolutely!: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/08/21/AR2009082103033.html
In the last decade in California 85 hospitals have gone out of business because of expenses incurred by government mandates requiring the free treatment of illegal aliens. 55 more have shut down their ER's. 77 others have gone bankrupt in other states. Now the Democrats want to give free healthcare to everyone. Will you local hospital(s) survive?:
John Stossel on government healthcare: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q9GMKK_fWKg
"Show me your friends and I will tell you who you are": http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QNCILi1odyw
People are not just angry.... they're pissed: http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0809/26340.html
TEA Parties and healthcare protests:
>>> Charleston Tea Party: http://www.wciv.com/news/stories/0809/652251.html
>>> New Orleans - Recess Rally Tea Party On Health Care Reform: http://moogiep.blogspot.com/2009/08/recess-rally-tea-party-on-health-care.html
>>> HUNDREDS RALLY AGAINST OBAMACARE At McCaskill's Missouri Office: http://gatewaypundit.blogspot.com/2009/08/hundreds-rally-against-obamacare-at.html
>>> Tea Party Protest Organizers Target Health-Care Reform: http://voices.washingtonpost.com/44/2009/08/22/tea_party_protest_organizers_t.html
>>> Health care debate rages on at Birmingham rallies: http://www.detnews.com/article/20090822/METRO/908220378/1409/METRO
>>> Recess Rally A Great Success!: http://ashevilleteaparty.wordpress.com/2009/08/23/recess-rally-a-great-success/
>>> It’s not even a ‘Battle’ of the Signs. No contest.: http://moelane.com/2009/08/23/its-not-even-a-battle-of-the-signs-no-contest/
>>> Anybody Seen Bill Delahunt?: http://conservatismrox.blogspot.com/2009/08/anybody-seen-bill-delahunt.html
>>> Healthcare reform discontent reaches South Florida: http://www.miamiherald.com/1268/story/1198550.html
>>> Health care reform decried at rally in Irondequoit: http://www.democratandchronicle.com/article/20090823/NEWS01/908230332/1003/Religious%20groups%20have%20wide%20latitude%20for%20property%20tax%20breaks/Health+care+reform+decried+at+rally+in+Irondequoit
>>> 'Recess rally' protests outside Shuler's office: http://www.citizen-times.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20090823/NEWS01/908230357
>>> Recess Rally Protest Against Arrogant Liar, "Jihad" Gerry Connolly: http://maroonedinmarin.blogspot.com/2009/08/recess-rally-protest-against-arrogant.html
>>> South Florida tea party rallies draw protesters against health care bill: http://www.sun-sentinel.com/news/local/breakingnews/sfl-tea-party-rally-palm-0822,1,2748082.story
>>> Health care debate hits Toledo: http://www.wtol.com/Global/story.asp?S=10975178
>>> Rally highlights concerns about public health care option: http://www.kcchronicle.com/articles/2009/08/22/96020326/index.xml
>>> Hundreds Rally Against ObamaCare: http://nwdigest.com/politics/08-22-2009/hundreds-rally-against-obamacare/
>>> 'Tea Party' Organizers Plan Anti-'Obamacare' Rallies Across the Country: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2009/08/21/tea-party-organizers-plan-anti-obamacare-rallies-country-saturday/
>>> Nationwide Recess Rally Hits Us Locally: http://www.wjactv.com/news/20510418/detail.html
>>> Protesters rally in Rock Hill over health care debate: http://www.heraldonline.com/109/story/1553731.html
>>> Franklin TN Recess Rally: http://www.examiner.com/x-7606-Williamson-County-Conservative-Examiner~y2009m8d22-Franklin-TN-Recess-Rally
>>> Recess Rally in Rapid City…And Across the Nation: http://www.dakotavoice.com/2009/08/recess-rally-in-rapid-city-and-across-the-nation/
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.
Seems like the Obama Administration doesn't agree with Lincoln.
Rather, they seem to have adopted the philosophy of:
OF THE GOVERNMENT
BY THE GOVERNMENT
FOR THE GOVERNMENT
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