I’m sure that I could post new stuff from now until the mid-terms about the destruction of our health care system currently underway with Obamacare. In the meantime, here is a round-up of other recent stories that I’ve found interesting lately. The latest Obamacare stuff is at the bottom of the page. In the meantime, I hope you enjoy the
Mistletoe and Grave Danger:
The Semi-banana Republic TAkes!
“Barack Obama is a man with only one core conviction.”
Uncle Omar has been ordered deported at least three times. Now they are issuing him a green card.
“… today nothing of significance happens without a plan written by some government bureaucrats, approved by other government bureaucrats, who then grant permission to another set of government bureaucrats to study the problem in conjunction with lawyers/lobbyists who then consult their friends on ways to make matters worse.”
Socialists believe that you are free to do anything you want, as long as it is mandated.
Unofficial spokesperson for the Working Hard, Hard Work Ethic Club. Contrast her story with the
Socialist Paradise Activity Director below:
“I get to sit home… I get to go visit my friends all day… I even get to smoke weed…”
“Me and people that I know that are illegal immigrants that don’t contribute to society, we still gonna get paid.”…”Our check’s gonna come in the mail every month… and it’s gonna be on time… and we get subsidized housing… we even get presents delivered for our kids on Christmas… Why should I work?”
Here is a comparison of the original ten planks of the Communist Manifesto written by Karl Marx in 1848, along with the American adopted counterpart of each of the planks. The American people have truly been “buried in Communism” by their own politicians of both parties. Ten Planks of Communism Wiki: The Communist Manifesto
Congressional Record–Appendix, pp. A34-A35
January 10, 1963
Current Communist Goals
EXTENSION OF REMARKS OF HON. A. S. HERLONG, JR. OF FLORIDA
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
At Mrs. Nordman’s request, I include in the RECORD, under unanimous consent, the following “Current Communist Goals,” which she identifies as an excerpt from “The Naked Communist,” by Cleon Skousen: Communist Goals – 1963 Congressional Record
45 points that ring eerily true today.
A contrast of Ten planks on the meaning and implications of conservatism.
Socialists love seizing private property
“As a child of the ’60s, I accepted as an article of faith that government is corrupt, that business is exploitative, and that people are generally good at heart.” Does anyone else see a conflict here? From March, 2008
Pat Caddell: “We are in grave danger.”
Nuking away 200 years of Senate rules by simple majority
“…we are proving one thing, and that is, if the majority only can change the rules, then there are no rules”
Senate mid-term horse race notes: How the nuclear option will hurt the Dems Senate races next year. Not that Reid or Obama will care.
Going Nuclear: The Great Eight. Short news roundup.
why are we militarizing your local police?
…average global surface temperatures stopped warming a full 15 years ago
is the California train to nowhere finally dead?
…in 2008 the federal Environmental Protection Agency issued new National Ambient Air Quality Standards for lead that were 10 times tighter than the previous standard. Given the new lead air quality standard, Doe Run made the decision to close the Herculaneum smelter.
I’m not sure what to think here. Cool headline though.
nearly all of Obama’s campaign promises
Nothing new here. Bankruptcy has done that for decades
Failed Stimulus – “Green” Auto department update. Or, why government needs to quit distorting the market by trying to pick winners and losers.
Only 7% unemployment sounds good for Obama given his record, but a closer look at the numbers are much worse.
The TEA Party support is as great as Obama’s
“Modern liberalism can neither fathom nor tolerate the Tea Party. Liberals don’t believe in a right of revolution against liberalism. They consider progress as they define it to be irreversible.”
Excerpts from Andrew’s speech at CPAC
The TEA Party movement was never just about opposing Democrats
market watch: is it scary if the Fed quit printing 85B per month?
The Unaffordable Care Act updates:
“Obamacare” is synonymous with “Hindenburg”? I guess that’s why the Democrats have suddenly begun calling it the Affordable Care Act.
Obamacare will cancel most group plans too.
those that don’t reject the extension will keep the lawyers busy
29% of the 18-29 demographic. Why should they?
Obamacare? It’s a better bet to roll the dice online in New Jersey. 50k sign up for online gambling in NJ in two days, just 741 sign up for Obamacare. in two months
“Simply unaffordable,” Minh Ta, chief of staff to Rep. Gwen Moore (D-Wis.), wrote in an email to fellow Democratic chiefs of staff on Thursday afternoon.” Even Dems are conceding that the Affordable Care Act is Unaffordable.
Free Book of the week: Economic Planning
Extra credit study of the week. Edited and introduction by F. A. Hayek
Number One at last
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