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Archive for the ‘Democrat’ Category

Thursday links I like – {6/16/11}

Posted by Jim Rector on June 16, 2011

Land of the Free? New York and California come out at the bottom of individual freedoms study
The “bluest” states, what do you expect? (New Hampshire, South Dakota, and Indiana ranked the “freest”)

Obama’s unconstitutional Libyan war
Obama to Congress: I Don’t Need Your Approval
Do you really think the narcissist cares about the rules? The Constitution is just an inconvenient bump in the road to his reign.

Massive Riots in Vancouver After NHL Team Loses Stanley Cup
Vancouver Fans Riot as Canucks Lose Stanley Cup
I thought Canadians were laid back.

5 Technologies We Wish Apple Would Adopt
I don’t know, I’m starting to get used to not having flash on my iPhone and iPad.

Lawmakers Get Involved In “Locationgate,” Propose Data Privacy Law
Another “solution” without a problem.

Obama Blames High Unemployment on ATMs, Media Shrug Off Gaffe
ATM’s have been around for what? 30 years or more? Media ignore the gaffe.


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Liberal Hero Karl Marx…

Posted by Jim Rector on June 13, 2011

"There is only one way to kill capitalism—by taxes, taxes, and more taxes."

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Healthcare links – {2/1/11}

Posted by Jim Rector on February 1, 2011

A few links about yesterday’s healthcare ruling with a few editorial comments thrown in.

A judicial drubbing for Obamacare
The “smartest” administration ever knew it wasn’t Constitutional. Scary and sad thing is they just don’t care.

Obama admin vows to continue implementing health care law despite ruling
See, they just don’t care. Why let the Constitution get in the way. One notch below dictator.

Left unprepared for ObamaCare ruling
Pelosi had to pass it so we could see what wasn’t in it. That being a “severability clause.” The arrogance of this bunch of oligarchs.

Judge rules against health law, cites Obama’s words
‘If a mandate was the solution, we can try that to solve homelessness by mandating everybody to buy a house,’ – B. Obama

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Random Links – {1/19/2011}

Posted by Jim Rector on January 19, 2011

This garbage is on its way here if we don’t stop it.

The damage has already begun
…construction halted at 45 hospitals as the New Year arrived.

26 States Join Suit Against Obama Health Law
Administration doesn’t want this fast tracked to the Supremes either. Waiting on another conservative to quit or die.

Obama ‘willing and eager’ to work with GOP to improve healthcare law
And I gotta bridge to sell you.

‘Wear the hijab or I’ll kill you, cousin told girl’: Muslim tells of terrifying phone threats
Testimony begins in NY TV exec’s beheading trial
More from the “religion of peace.”

ABC, NBC Fret Over Gun Show in Tucson, ABC Surprised Crowds ‘Aren’t Protesters, They’re Customers’
Blame everything and everybody but the perp.

Facebook’s 3rd Biggest Advertiser Accused Of Being Affiliate Toolbar Scam; Facebook Says It’s Never Heard Of The Company
Millions of folks on FB are willing to click anything.

George Lucas Believes the World Will End in 2012
He’s the expert of course.

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Great Ramirez cartoon–Media guide to Laughner

Posted by Jim Rector on January 13, 2011

About sums it up.


More Ramirez cartoons.

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Screenshot of the day

Posted by Jim Rector on January 9, 2011

The Daily Kos has been busy scrubbing all posts (one including the word “dead”) related to Rep. Giffords in an effort to change history. Something they do often. They were a little too late on a post featuring a "bulls eye” they put on Giffords back in June of 08. Guess all the media dweebs were a little too quick to put the blame on Palin. Stinks when their own words come back to bite them.


Quick update: Jared Loughner, Alleged Shooter in Gabrielle Giffords Attack, Described by Classmate as "Left-Wing Pothead"

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Obama the fiscal conservative?

Posted by Jim Rector on January 7, 2011

President Obama has taken a great stand for fiscal responsibility but coming out against attempts to raise the debt ceiling. Here’s what he said:

The fact that we are here today to debate raising America’s debt limit is a sign of leadership failure. It is a sign that the U.S. Government can’t pay its own bills. It is a sign that we now depend on ongoing financial assistance from foreign countries to finance our government’s reckless fiscal policies. … Increasing America’s debt weakens us domestically and internationally. Leadership means that “the buck stops here.” Instead, Washington is shifting the burden of bad choices today onto the backs of our children and grandchildren. America has a debt problem and a failure of leadership. Americans deserve better.

Psych! Not really. Well, not really in 2011 but this was an exact quote of then Senator Obama in 2006. And the debt ceiling was only $9 trillion at the time. Not the paltry $14.3 trillion of today. I guess in his world $9 trillion then was a huge problem. Well evidently not anymore. The debt ceiling today is 60% higher than the one Obama said was “a sign of leadership failure” just five years ago. Obama’s economic advisor Austan Goolsbee basically said the sky will fall if Congress doesn’t raise the limit.


The Obama of 2006 makes a lot more sense than the Obama of 2011. Of course then he wasn’t driving the train moving the US towards European style socialism. Then the money wasn’t being spent the way he wanted it to. Now it’s different.

The solution is simple. STOP SPENDING! Dismantle “Obamacare.” Stop all bailouts NOW! Forget financial regulatory reform. Put a real freeze on federal salaries. Defund all “Stimulus” packages.

Oh, for more statesmen like this:

"If congress can do whatever in their discretion can be done by money, and will promote the General Welfare, the Government is no longer a limited one, possessing enumerated powers, but an indefinite one, subject to particular exceptions." –James Madison

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Random Links–{1/5/2011}

Posted by Jim Rector on January 5, 2011

Are you Christian “Nice”?
Are we be “gracious” just to avoid conflict?

Over 70 Christians Arrested in Iran – Josh Harris
The “religion” of peace?

Speaker Pelosi Leaves With a Whopper
“Deficit reduction has been a high priority for us. It is our mantra, pay-as-you-go.” – ROTFL!!!!!!

House GOP Backtracking on Promised ‘Reforms’ Before They Even Get Started
They play games they’ll get bounced just like the Democrats.

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Random Links–{1/4/11}

Posted by Jim Rector on January 4, 2011

NFL Sideline Shoot: Titans vs Colts (and how I got kicked off the sidelines)
Interesting account of being a photographer on the sidelines of an NFL game. Man I would love to do that!

Court OKs searches of cell phones without warrant
I think Stalin, Lenin, and Mao would love this ruling.

Republican Congressman: Ban Funding of Obamacare in Every Appropriations Bill This Year
Good start. Works for me.

STRUGGLING Brits are being hit with a triple whammy – a painful VAT increase along with huge rises in train fares and petrol prices.
Democrats want to bring that garbage here!

George Washington Approved Soldier’s Dismissal for Attempt ‘To Commit Sodomy’ at Valley Forge, With ‘Detestation of Such Infamous Crimes’
Someone asked, someone told.

Seven Habits That Make Better Photographers – No Camera Needed
Good advice.


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I’m a little ticked off about gas prices, how about you?

Posted by Jim Rector on January 4, 2011

Top Five Things Obama Has Done to Raise Gasoline Prices

So gas is back up around $3.00/gal here in Texas and higher in a lot of places. I’ve heard some experts predict $3.75/gal this spring. What really ticks me off it that it’s totally unnecessary! What we have is run-away regulation that’s forcing unnecessary “rules” down our throats while bypassing the will of the people through their elected representatives. I love that the courts have put on hold the EPA’s attempt to take over air quality permitting in the state of Texas. I hope this holds and we have a rash of courts blocking the Obama Administration of forcing rules on us through regulation. If it has merit, make the case and get it passed. It’s only third-world, tin-horn, dictatorships that rule via edict.


The blog link above describes five things Obama and his comrades have done to raise gasoline prices. I’m convinced that this is by design and what Obama really wants. I mean come on, he actually is on record saying that under his plan of cap-n-trade energy prices would “necessarily skyrocket”.

You can read the explanations by clicking the link above but the main things Obama has done are:

  • Cancelling existing permits
  • Needlessly delaying offshore leasing
  • Pushing for more taxes on American energy
  • Imposing a moratorium on oil and gas drilling
  • Issuing a new offshore drilling ban

Even though Obama has supposedly lifted the Ban on deep-water drilling in the Gulf, oil companies are still waiting for approval to drill. Drilling Is Stalled Even After Ban Is Lifted.

He claims to want to reduce our dependence on foreign oil. These things to NOTHING to accomplish that goal and only push us further towards foreign dependency. Hopefully the Republicans can stick to their guns, articulate the message, and stop these things in their tracks and give us some real energy reform. Reform that puts America, Americans, and American jobs first.


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