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DECEMBER 4, 2009


PURPOSE:
To upset you!  To anger you!
To show you enough of the abuses of liberalism that you will get involved.
To encourage you to contact your elected representatives and object.
NOTHING WILL CHANGE UNTIL YOU DO!!!
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One of the most accurate statements ever uttered.

"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 - )


COMMENTARY:

WHO DETERMINES WAGE RATES?
by G T Baker

We are contantly hearing liberals and our current administration's officials make statements about the "unfair" wage rates offered by businesses.  They usually refer to Wal Mart as an example.  But, wait a minute!  What's wrong with that picture?  The answer is that it isn't Wal Mart that is setting the wage rate.  It is the workers.  Here's why that is true.

Suppose a business had a need for a new employee, or group of employees, for a newly created position or positions.  The business goes out and advertises for workers at a wage rate of $1.25.hr.  Do you think they would get many people to accept the job at that rate?  Of course not.  Okay, the business then offers $1.50/hr with no results.  They then offer $1.75/hr.... $2.00/hr.... $2.25/hr, etc, etc, etc.  At some point a potential employee will accept the offered wage rate. 

Now, here's the point.  Businesses cannot force anyone to accept a job offer.  Therefore.... BY HIS ABILITY TO DECIDE WHEN AN OFFER IS OR ISN'T ACCEPTABLE IT IS THE POTENTIAL EMPLOYEE, NOT THE BUSINESS, THAT IS DECIDING WHAT IS AN ACCEPTABLE WAGE RATE. 

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Becacause of potential unknown future costs that are being proposed by government, businesses (especially small businesses), are withholding hiring decisions:  http://www.macombdaily.com/articles/2009/11/15/news/srv0000006831445.txt

Here's something President Obama got exactly right:  http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/library/news/2009/12/mil-091210-afps10.htm

Ya think?:  http://www.politico.com/news/stories/1209/30417.html

How deep is the connection between ACORN and the White House?:  http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2009/12/09/white-houses-acorn-cookies-surprises-republican-lawmaker/

Poll results that don't bode well for Democrats:  http://www.politico.com/blogs/bensmith/1209/Bush_closes_the_gap.html

A truthful liberal:  http://thehill.com/homenews/house/71663-pelosi-christmas-recess-healthcare-vote-possible

No, no, no, this would be even worse:  http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/12/09/AR2009120903902.html

Guess who is trusted least:  http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/58362

Call it whatever they will it is really just more government takeover:  http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748704240504574586070090224440.html?mod=rss_opinion_main

Keep in mind the liberal's philosophy of "creating a crisis" to get what they want:  http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/58316

Hee hee hee, buracracy at work (be sure and read the whole thing):  http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1234781/Police-fury-officers-banned-changing-lightbulbs-ordering-toiler-paper.html

Oh no!!!!  Kids' TV show Thomas and Friends may be engendering a "conservative political ideology":  http://www.theregister.co.uk/2009/12/10/thomas_and_friends/

Christmas cards sent out by President Obama make no mention of Christmas:  http://www.chicagotribune.com/features/holidaily/chi-talk-obama-christmas-carddec09,0,3862453.story

Islamic Barbie doll?  Yep!:  http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/babylonbeyond/2009/12/arab-world-burka-barbie-iconic-doll-gets-an-islamic-makeover-for-50th-anniversary.html

Dems say employment figures are improving, but....":  http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSTRE5B92J620091210?feedType=RSS&feedName=topNews&rpc=22&sp=true

Obama's Safe Schools Czar has a history of handing out homosexual bar guides to teens:
>>> http://www.sodahead.com/other/obamas-safe-school-czar-jennings/blog-211535/
>>> http://gatewaypundit.firstthings.com/2009/12/fistgate-iii-obamas-safe-schools-czars-black-book-for-kids-included-tips-on-fisting-piing-on-your-partner/

Stimulus not working.... will they never learn?:  http://www.realclearpolitics.com/articles/2009/12/10/obamas_fantasy_jobs_plan_99492.html

EU President Admits One-World Government is Here - New World Order:   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QEqFtVrAgSo

The criminal that is welcome in the White House: 
>>> http://www.xdtalk.com/forums/political-view/138184-bob-creamer-architect-obamacare-his-pattern-corruption.html
>>> http://yidwithlid.blogspot.com/2009/12/breaking-convict-who-wrote-obamas.html

The Dems. ACORN, Mark Ritchie, Al Franken, and fraud:  http://seaspook.blogspot.com/2009/12/massive-organized-election-fraud.html

The release of "climategate" records may have been done by a whistle blower:  http://biggovernment.com/2009/12/09/climategate-denial/#more-43674

The truth can be found in the numbers:  http://bridgetdgms.wordpress.com/

Unemployment still increasing in private sector, but federal workers raking it in:  http://www.timesnews.net/article.php?id=9018993

Phony "jobs saved or created" numbers:  http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/maps/Bogus-jobs-created-or-saved-by-the-Stimulus.html

Congress has cut $2.6 billion from the defense budget to fund their pet pork projects:
>>> http://www.lonelyconservative.com/2009/10/15/2-6-billion-cut-from-defense-to-fund-pork/comment-page-1/
>>> http://amerpundit.com/2009/10/15/pork-loving-senators-diverted-billions-in-funds-from-troops/

The "recovery.gov" White House web site said that $6.4-billion has been spent in "creating and saving" 30,000 jobs (in Congressional Districts that don't exist):  http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/OTB/~3/Gt3sipjocW4/

Austrailian climate data shows global cooling for the last 130 years, but data was manipulated to show warming:  http://theblogprof.blogspot.com/2009/12/global-warming-data-fraud-australia.html

Senator Reid's health care bill creates more than 70 new government programs:  http://republican.senate.gov/public/index.cfm?FuseAction=Blogs.View&Blog_Id=2bf8b6fa-7ef3-4b8f-b6c7-f39c8ef176db


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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

RIGHT?



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