Mistletoe and Grave Danger: The Semi-banana Republic TAkes!

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!

The Schizophrenia of Barack Obama

“Barack Obama is a man with only one core conviction.”

If You Like Your Uncle, You Can Keep Him. Period.

Uncle Omar has been ordered deported at least three times. Now they are issuing him a green card.

Noteworthy quote: 

“… 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.” 

John Ransom

 Socialists believe that you are free to do anything you want, as long as it is mandated.

▶ • 11 year old Madison Root: The Mistletoe Girl • Glenn Beck • 12/5/13 • – YouTube

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



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.

What is Conservatism?

A contrast of Ten planks on the meaning and implications of conservatism.

Venezuela seizes another asset: Toilet paper factory

Socialists love seizing private property

David Mamet: Why I Am No Longer a ‘Brain-Dead Liberal’

“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

On The Nuclear Option And Obamacare, The Greatest Act Of Punitive Liberalism

America has gone from government of laws to semi-political banana republic

Pat Caddell: “We are in grave danger.”

Democrats Rein In Senate Filibusters

Nuking away 200 years of Senate rules by simple majority

Democrats end Senate tradition, trigger ‘nuclear option’ to ram through Obama’s judicial nominees

“…we are proving one thing, and that is, if the majority only can change the rules, then there are no rules”

How Harry Reid Just Nationalized the 2014 Midterms

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. 

Coming to a Police Dept. Near You…

why are we militarizing your local police?


Reagan Warned Us About Obama – YouTube

Global-warming ‘proof’ is evaporating

…average global surface temperatures stopped warming a full 15 years ago

End game on bullet train: No $, no project — and no prospects for $

is the California train to nowhere finally dead?

Administration using EPA for ‘back door gun control’

…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.

Obama Had Senate-Office ‘Portrait Session’ With Pornographer

I’m not sure what to think here. Cool headline though.

7 Lies In Under 2 Minutes – YouTube

nearly all of Obama’s campaign promises

Detroit Ruling on Bankruptcy Lifts Pension Protections

Nothing new here. Bankruptcy has done that for decades

Taxpayers lose $139 million on Fisker Automotive loan

Failed Stimulus – “Green” Auto department update. Or, why government needs to quit distorting the market by trying to pick winners and losers.

1,148,000 Fewer Americans Have Jobs Today Than 7 Yrs Ago

Only 7% unemployment sounds good for Obama given his record, but a closer look at the numbers are much worse.

Tea Party Support | Favorability | Poll

The TEA Party support is as great as Obama’s

The Tea Party and the Constitution | RealClearPolitics

“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.”

Speech that got Breitbart assassinated? – YouTube

Excerpts from Andrew’s speech at CPAC

Super PAC To Defend Moderate Republicans Against Tea Partiers

The TEA Party movement was never just about opposing Democrats

Stocks Drop With Treasuries, Gold as Fed Discusses Taper

market watch: is it scary if the Fed quit printing 85B per month?

The Unaffordable Care Act updates:

The Insiders: New Obamacare marketing – ‘Sign up and shut up or the IRS will be calling’

“Obamacare” is synonymous with “Hindenburg”? I guess that’s why the Democrats have suddenly begun calling it the Affordable Care Act.

No security ever built into Obamacare site: Hacker

Second wave of health plan cancellations looms

Obamacare will cancel most group plans too.

California exchange rejects extension of Obamacare-canceled plans

those that don’t reject the extension will keep the lawyers busy

Few uninsured young people say they’ll sign up for Obamacare

29% of the 18-29 demographic. Why should they?

A Roll of the Dice

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

Older aides see O-Care costs eat checks

“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

Apple desktops overtake Dell on shoppers’ holiday wish lists

Number One at last

LightZone | Open-source digital darkroom software for Windows/Mac/Linux

Techie photo effects editor

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