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Wednesday, July 29, 2009

What will an American with nothing to lose do?

When people are comfortable with their lives they don't typically rock the boat too much. As a matter of fact, they usually let things slide. Work related things, personal things, relationship things, family matters... you know, the usual issues that might bother someone unless they are okay with things enough to let the said issues slide.

The same is true with government. If the government isn't really doing too much to change a person's life, that person usually just lets the little stuff slide on passed. They may sit around the table and complain a bit but for the most part, they just shrug their shoulders and say "it isn't really affecting me much anyway, so I won't bother to do anything about it".

Then one day that person starts to lose things... maybe he loses his job and it takes him a couple of months to find a new one so bills don't get paid. Maybe he notices his grocery bill is getting higher or his credit card has increased his interest rate... again. Maybe he notices that same credit card has actually lowered his spending limit even though he has excellent credit. Perhaps he ends up filing bankruptcy because he's so buried in debt either from his own stupidity or because he lost that job. Or maybe it's so bad that he can't pay his mortgage and finds himself needing to sell it or let it foreclose.

All of the above has not happened to me... but some of it has. Now we're hearing the media tell us the housing market is coming back and that things are turning around. I'm here to tell you that is not true. To sell my house, I have to take a 45% loss... and right now we have a hardship which means we MUST sell our house. The writing is on the wall and I feel like my world is crashing down around me.

Who do I blame? I will always take blame when it's mine to take but I am not to blame for what's happening out there with our economy. I do not usually point fingers simply to point them nor do I usually fall on that old stereo type of how horrible politicians are but I have to tell you... I do blame the politicians and the hard-ass rich bastards that swell the politician's wallets and egos. I am not someone who is against the "rich" simply because they are rich... hell, I strive to gain some wealth myself. What I hate are the wealthy individuals and organizations who play with the regular people's lives like a house of cards.

So if I end up without a house and horrible credit... what exactly do I have to lose? My family will stick with me no matter what and I have awesome friends who will also stay by my side. So what is it that I have to lose?

If you take it all away from me... then why NOT revolt? Ah... I know some think that if you take it all away from the people then they will have nothing to fight for... they will lose hope and fade away. But that's not really what American's are all about... American's are all about freedom and liberty and if you push us far enough away from those rights... we will push back. And if we have nothing to lose... we will fight!

Sunday, July 26, 2009

Obama in the Matrix

Just another Matrix metaphor? Sounds a lot like real life in the White House lately.

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Saturday, July 11, 2009

Barrack Obama: Dictator, Socialit and the Next Hitler - Bombed with Anonymous Comments

Barrack Obama: Dictator, Socialist and the next Hitler - Original post date November 2, 2008

I am pointing to this old post because it continues to get comments on a consistent basis. The problem with these comments is that most of the owners of them are ANONYMOUS. I have chosen to go ahead and post their thoughts even though it clearly warns anyone making comments that ANONYMOUS posts are not usually allowed. Why? Well, because it's a veil that people hide behind... they don't have to take credit or get called on their comments because no one knows who they are. Still... if the person isn't swearing or being rude, there is a great chance I will post what is said.

When you visit this link, be sure to check out the comments. We have some intelligent ones and then there are some paranoid comments and then there are those who are name calling. I've almost decided to go ahead and let all comments for this post to be allowed because it only proves how ignorant people are... it shows which ones are just here to lash out at others.

Excerpt from my post

Here we go... let us make regulations so tough that if a person wants to open their own business, the government will force them into bankruptcy. Gee... wonder how that will help the economy or those who desperately need employment.

Barack Obama is a herder. He herds his flock in the direction he so chooses... and they blindly go where he DICTATES. Their only word is "bah" (which represents simply repeating what Obama says) and their only action is to crap on anyone who doesn't conform.

Barack Obama is a dictator in the making... he has convinced his followers that what his right hand is doing doesn't matter and that they should just look at his left. It doesn't matter about all of his past and current associates... he's just being friendly. It doesn't matter about his voting record... it was for a higher purpose.

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Saturday, July 4, 2009

Top 10 Obama Apologies - HUMAN EVENTS

One day in the future, Americans may be apologizing to the world for Barrack Obama. Where did this man get the supreme power over our lives? Oh ya... it was given to him by those who voted for him. And now he apologizes to everyone for things HE thinks were bad.

Why on Earth would he apologize to the WHOLE of Europe for his perceived arrogance of the WHOLE of America. He no more knows Europeans than he knows Americans.

Why would he apologize to the Muslims by telling them we make mistakes and that we aren't perfect? Of course those things are true... but to apologize for something EVERYONE on Earth does is stupidity.

Why would he apologize for the United States dictating terms? Have our "terms" actually been detrimental to those we are trying to help? And when have we NOT tried to forge partnerships?

Why, for the love of god, would he make a statement telling the world that we made decisions based on our fear? Why would any GREAT leader stand before other leaders and tell them his country is afraid? Is it to form some sort of sympathy or empathy for future negotiations? I think not... all that does is make our allies (if we have any left) believe that any decisions we make in the future will always be based on how afraid we are at that moment. And WTF? He has the audacity to stand there and tell them that our government LIED and falsified evidence to fit our purposes? First of all... what kind of president says that... and who is he trying to impress? Secondly... we are by far more honest with the world than other "individuals".

Why would he apologize for Guantanamo by stating that it's very existance is a detrement on our values?

When will we stop apologizing for slavery and segregation? Where in America is slavery and segregation still practiced? If it is practiced... then why? And if it is... then why isn't it on the news every night? Why? Because it's outlawed... because the bulk of America knows that every man and woman is a human being and all are the same in that respect. Those who are racist are those who dwell upon the past and won't let others move on. And those who are true racist... the people who truly hate others for being different than themselves... well, they definately help those who won't let it go by making the rest of us look bad.

Top 10 Obama Apologies - HUMAN EVENTS

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1. Apology to Europe: Speech in Strasbourg, France, April 3. “In America, there’s a failure to appreciate Europe‘s leading role in the world. Instead of celebrating your dynamic union and seeking to partner with you to meet common challenges, there have been times where America has shown arrogance and been dismissive, even derisive.”

2. Apology to the Muslim world: Interview with Al Arabiya, January 27. “My job to the Muslim world is to communicate that the Americans are not your enemy. We sometimes make mistakes. We have not been perfect.”

3. Apology to the Summit of the Americas: Address to the Summit of the Americas, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, April 17. “While the United States has done much to promote peace and prosperity in the hemisphere, we have at times been disengaged, and at times we sought to dictate our terms.”

4. Apology at the G-20 Summit of World Leaders: News conference in London, April 2. “I just think in a world that is as complex as it is, that it is very important for us to be able to forge partnerships as opposed to simply dictating solutions.”

5. Apology for the War on Terror: Speech in Washington, D.C., May 21. “Unfortunately, faced with an uncertain threat, our government made a series of hasty decisions. I believe that many of these decisions were motivated by a sincere desire to protect the American people. But I also believe that all too often our government made decisions based on fear rather than foresight, that all too often our government trimmed facts and evidence to fit ideological predispositions.”

6. Apology for Guantanamo in France: Speech in Strasbourg, France, April 3. “In dealing with terrorism, we can’t lose sight of our values and who we are. That’s why I closed Guantanamo. That’s why I made very clear that we will not engage in certain interrogation practices. I don’t believe that there is a contradiction between our security and our values. And when you start sacrificing your values, when you lose yourself, then over the long term that will make you less secure.”

7. Apology for America before the Turkish Parliament: Speech to the Turkish Parliament, Ankara, Turkey, April 6. “The United States is still working through some of our own darker periods in our history. Facing the Washington Monument that I spoke of is a memorial of Abraham Lincoln, the man who freed those who were enslaved even after Washington led our Revolution. Our country still struggles with the legacies of slavery and segregation, the past treatment of Native Americans.”

8. Apology for U.S. Policy toward the Americas: Editorial “Choosing a Better Future in the Americas,” April 16. “Too often, the United States has not pursued and sustained engagement with our neighbors. We have been too easily distracted by other priorities, and have failed to see that our own progress is tied directly to progress throughout the Americas.”

9. Apology for the Mistakes of the CIA: Remarks to CIA employees at Langley, Va., April 29. “Don’t be discouraged that we have to acknowledge potentially we’ve made some mistakes.”

10. Apology for Guantanamo: Speech in Washington, D.C., May 21. “There is also no question that Guantanamo set back the moral authority that is America’s strongest currency in the world.”

Friday, July 3, 2009

Janeane Garofalo - Hypocrit to the Extreme

I thought I had published this but apparently it was stuck in my drafts... old news but still something I wanted to share.

May we each take the moment necessary out of this day and any day we feel the need to remember those who have gone before us in defense of our freedoms. Without them... we would not be "here"... we would be in chains. ~Bug~