Nemo me impune lacessit

No one provokes me with impunity


No Title of Nobility shall be granted by the United States: And no Person holding any Office of Profit or Trust under them, shall, without the Consent of the Congress, accept of any present, Emolument, Office, or Title, of any kind whatever, from any King, Prince, or foreign State.

Article 1, Section 9, Constitution of the United States

If this is the law of the land...why in a republic (little r) and as republicans, do we allow mere POLITICIANS to the right to use a "title of office" for the rest of their lives as if it were de facto a patent of nobility. Because, as republicans, this should NOT be the case...just saying...

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Sunday, November 25, 2012

GOP Tax Proposals...

As a "grass roots" type (blogger w/a very small readership)  I think that it's time for us Tea Party types to propose some new well as support an end to ALL loopholes and subsidies.  Here are a few ideas:
  1. End the Hollywood Tax Exemptions
  2. End all subsidies (ethanol, agricultural, "green", whatever).  The federal government shouldn't be supporting any business sector for any reason.  If they can't make a business plan that works, then they should fail.
  3. Place severe limits on tax-exempt organizations to hoard funds. Congress should require them to spend at least 10 percent of their endowment each year, or better yet, eliminate NGO's tax exempt status that aren't religious based groups.
  4. Place sharp limits on the charitable deductions. Allow no more than a $50 million lifetime limit; better yet, place a $1 million to $5 million annual limit.
  5. Limiting the pay of nonprofit leaders (including university presidents and foundation heads) to no more than the pay of a member of Congress or a Supreme Court justice.
  6. Cap the mortgage interest deduction so houses worth more than $250,000 are ineligible.  OR limit the deduction amount to $250,000, and anything above that would be taxed.
  7. End deductibility of state and local property and income taxes.
  8. Eliminate all loopholes in the current income tas structure by passing a flat income tax...with the only exemption being poverty...
  9. AND, and a 50% surtax on all former federal employees (no matter what agency/government branch they worked for). [ht instapundit]
By passing these tax proposals, it would literally put a stick in the eye of Democrats everywhere. Those hardest hit would be in those high spending blue states.  They would no longer get the benefit of being refunded by the Federal Gov't their state and local taxes.  That would have the added benefit of giving the Fed Gov't a "bonus" in the form of about $40-50 billion per anum in "extra" taxes.

Furthermore, most of these taxes would end many of the subsidies upon which the Democratic party depends.  By forcing people in blus states to pay more in taxes (by eliminating that deduction for state/local taxes) it would in effect, put  a large crush on those states to spend thier taxes bases wouldn't have less money to spend...

As a conservative leanding individual, I have opposed subsidies to any business.  Basically, I'm fundamentally opposed to government supports of business.  Either a company can survive on it's own merits...or it will fail, leaving room for others to step in with better plans.  I  also oppose subisdies for agriculture.  Why in G-d's name are we paying/forcing farmers to either NOT grow food, or to turn food into fuel.  That makes no sense at all.

By passing a "flat income tax", and eliminating all the current loopholes of the warped, cracking system, the GOP can show just how hypocritical Democrats and the Democratic party is.

In closing, with the "fiscal cliff" looming, the GOP leadership, if they don't sell out the country by submitting stupidly, has the opportunity to literally turn the entire equation around and place the Democrats in the position of trying to cover their asses...

Saturday, November 24, 2012

The Same Subject Continued
(The Idea of Restraining the Legislative Authority in Regard to the Common Defense Considered)
For the Independent Journal.Alexander Hamilton

To the People of the State of New York:
THAT there may happen cases in which the national government may be necessitated to resort to force, cannot be denied. Our own experience has corroborated the lessons taught by the examples of other nations; that emergencies of this sort will sometimes arise in all societies, however constituted; that seditions and insurrections are, unhappily, maladies as inseparable from the body politic as tumors and eruptions from the natural body; that the idea of governing at all times by the simple force of law (which we have been told is the only admissible principle of republican government), has no place but in the reveries of those political doctors whose sagacity disdains the admonitions of experimental instruction. Should such emergencies at any time happen under the national government, there could be no remedy but force. The means to be employed must be proportioned to the extent of the mischief. If it should be a slight commotion in a small part of a State, the militia of the residue would be adequate to its suppression; and the national presumption is that they would be ready to do their duty. An insurrection, whatever may be its immediate cause, eventually endangers all government. Regard to the public peace, if not to the rights of the Union, would engage the citizens to whom the contagion had not communicated itself to oppose the insurgents; and if the general government should be found in practice conducive to the prosperity and felicity of the people, it were irrational to believe that they would be disinclined to its support.
If, on the contrary, the insurrection should pervade a whole State, or a principal part of it, the employment of a different kind of force might become unavoidable. It appears that Massachusetts found it necessary to raise troops for repressing the disorders within that State; that Pennsylvania, from the mere apprehension of commotions among a part of her citizens, has thought proper to have recourse to the same measure. Suppose the State of New York had been inclined to re-establish her lost jurisdiction over the inhabitants of Vermont, could she have hoped for success in such an enterprise from the efforts of the militia alone? Would she not have been compelled to raise and to maintain a more regular force for the execution of her design? If it must then be admitted that the necessity of recurring to a force different from the militia, in cases of this extraordinary nature, is applicable to the State governments themselves, why should the possibility, that the national government might be under a like necessity, in similar extremities, be made an objection to its existence? Is it not surprising that men who declare an attachment to the Union in the abstract, should urge as an objection to the proposed Constitution what applies with tenfold weight to the plan for which they contend; and what, as far as it has any foundation in truth, is an inevitable consequence of civil society upon an enlarged scale? Who would not prefer that possibility to the unceasing agitations and frequent revolutions which are the continual scourges of petty republics? Let us pursue this examination in another light. Suppose, in lieu of one general system, two, or three, or even four Confederacies were to be formed, would not the same difficulty oppose itself to the operations of either of these Confederacies? Would not each of them be exposed to the same casualties; and when these happened, be obliged to have recourse to the same expedients for upholding its authority which are objected to in a government for all the States? Would the militia, in this supposition, be more ready or more able to support the federal authority than in the case of a general union? All candid and intelligent men must, upon due consideration, acknowledge that the principle of the objection is equally applicable to either of the two cases; and that whether we have one government for all the States, or different governments for different parcels of them, or even if there should be an entire separation of the States, there might sometimes be a necessity to make use of a force constituted differently from the militia, to preserve the peace of the community and to maintain the just authority of the laws against those violent invasions of them which amount to insurrections and rebellions. Independent of all other reasonings upon the subject, it is a full answer to those who require a more peremptory provision against military establishments in time of peace, to say that the whole power of the proposed government is to be in the hands of the representatives of the people. This is the essential, and, after all, only efficacious security for the rights and privileges of the people, which is attainable in civil society. [1] If the representatives of the people betray their constituents, there is then no resource left but in the exertion of that original right of self-defense which is paramount to all positive forms of government, and which against the usurpations of the national rulers, may be exerted with infinitely better prospect of success than against those of the rulers of an individual state. In a single state, if the persons intrusted with supreme power become usurpers, the different parcels, subdivisions, or districts of which it consists, having no distinct government in each, can take no regular measures for defense. The citizens must rush tumultuously to arms, without concert, without system, without resource; except in their courage and despair. The usurpers, clothed with the forms of legal authority, can too often crush the opposition in embryo. The smaller the extent of the territory, the more difficult will it be for the people to form a regular or systematic plan of opposition, and the more easy will it be to defeat their early efforts. Intelligence can be more speedily obtained of their preparations and movements, and the military force in the possession of the usurpers can be more rapidly directed against the part where the opposition has begun. In this situation there must be a peculiar coincidence of circumstances to insure success to the popular resistance. The obstacles to usurpation and the facilities of resistance increase with the increased extent of the state, provided the citizens understand their rights and are disposed to defend them. The natural strength of the people in a large community, in proportion to the artificial strength of the government, is greater than in a small, and of course more competent to a struggle with the attempts of the government to establish a tyranny. But in a confederacy the people, without exaggeration, may be said to be entirely the masters of their own fate. Power being almost always the rival of power, the general government will at all times stand ready to check the usurpations of the state governments, and these will have the same disposition towards the general government. The people, by throwing themselves into either scale, will infallibly make it preponderate. If their rights are invaded by either, they can make use of the other as the instrument of redress. How wise will it be in them by cherishing the union to preserve to themselves an advantage which can never be too highly prized! It may safely be received as an axiom in our political system, that the State governments will, in all possible contingencies, afford complete security against invasions of the public liberty by the national authority. Projects of usurpation cannot be masked under pretenses so likely to escape the penetration of select bodies of men, as of the people at large. The legislatures will have better means of information. They can discover the danger at a distance; and possessing all the organs of civil power, and the confidence of the people, they can at once adopt a regular plan of opposition, in which they can combine all the resources of the community. They can readily communicate with each other in the different States, and unite their common forces for the protection of their common liberty. The great extent of the country is a further security. We have already experienced its utility against the attacks of a foreign power. And it would have precisely the same effect against the enterprises of ambitious rulers in the national councils. If the federal army should be able to quell the resistance of one State, the distant States would have it in their power to make head with fresh forces. The advantages obtained in one place must be abandoned to subdue the opposition in others; and the moment the part which had been reduced to submission was left to itself, its efforts would be renewed, and its resistance revive. We should recollect that the extent of the military force must, at all events, be regulated by the resources of the country. For a long time to come, it will not be possible to maintain a large army; and as the means of doing this increase, the population and natural strength of the community will proportionably increase. When will the time arrive that the federal government can raise and maintain an army capable of erecting a despotism over the great body of the people of an immense empire, who are in a situation, through the medium of their State governments, to take measures for their own defense, with all the celerity, regularity, and system of independent nations? The apprehension may be considered as a disease, for which there can be found no cure in the resources of argument and reasoning. PUBLIUS.
1. Its full efficacy will be examined hereafter.

3 Reasons To Elimnate Dept Homeland Security

Nick Gillespie gives three excellent reasons to eliminate Dept of "Homeland Security"...a department that neither makes us safer, nor has caught a single terrorist.

Thursday, November 15, 2012

78k New Jobless Claims SInce Election

It's been a bumper crops of layoff since the re-election of  Obama.  Here's a partial list of companies who have announced  significant layoffs through the beginning of the year.

Bombay - closing remaining stores
Brake Parts – laid off 75 workers
Bristol-Meyers – laid off 480 employees
Cache - will close all stores
Center for Hospice New York – temporarily laid off as many as 40 employees
CVPH Medical Center - handed pink slips to 17 employees
Darden Restaurants – will reduce workers to 28 hours per week to avoid paying for Obamacare
Dillard's - to close some stores
Disney - closing 98 stores and will close more after January
Eddie Bauer - to close stores 27 stores and more after January
Energizer - expects to shed about 1,500 employees

Ethan Allen closing down 12 stores.
Exide Technologies - laying off 150 workers, effective no later than March 31
GAP - closing 85 stores
Hawker Beechcraft – Laid off 240 employees
Home Depot- closing 15 stores 1 in NJ
Hostess - closes 3 bakeries
Husqvarna – laid off 600 employees
JC Penney - closing a number of stores after January
J. Jill - closing all stores
K B Toys - closing 356 stores
Lane Bryant, Fashion Bug ,and Catherine's - to close 150 stores nationwide
Levitz - closing down remaining stores
Lightyear Network Solutions – Laid off more than one dozen employees

Linens and Things - closing all stores
Lowes - to close down 30 stores
Macy's - to close 9 stores after January
Momentive Performance Materials – laid off about 150 workers
Movie Galley Closing all stores
OCE North America – laid off 135 workers

Piercing Pagoda - closing all stores
Providence Journal - Laid off 23 full-time workers
Research in Motion Limited - laid off about 200 people at its U.S. headquarters
Rocketdyne – laid off about 100 employees
Sharper Image- closing down all stores
Sprint/Nextel - closing 133 stores
Talbots & Pacific Sunwear - closing down specialty stores
Texas Instruments - will lay off 1,700 employees (H/T to @Repub9989)
United Blood Services Gulf – will lay off 10% of it’s workforce
US Cellular – laid off 980 employees
Vestas Wind Systems – laid off 3,000 staff
Whitehall - closing all stores
West Ridge Mine - Will close down “204 American coal-fired power plants by 2014″
Westinghouse – laid off another 50 employees
Wickes Furniture - closing down all stores
Wilson Leather - closing down all stores
Zales - closing down 82 stores and 105 after January
 I suspect that we can expect this list to grow significantly of the next 45 days.  Stocks are way down, and capital is fleeing  the country in near record amounts as investers seek to sock their few profits into accounts outside the country.  The real tip off will be when the MSM starts to sound the drumbeat of stories on evil rich people hiding their dollars...away from the "great and wise Oz Obama" who only wants them to "pay a little more."


Via Roger's Rules

Dear President Obama:

I’m planning to move my family and extended family into Mexico for my health, and I would like to ask you to assist me.

We’re planning to simply walk across the border from the U.S. Into Mexico, and we’ll need your help to make a few arrangements.

We plan to skip all the legal stuff like visas, passports, immigration quotas and laws. I’m sure they handle those things the same way you do here.So, would you mind telling your buddy, President Calderon, that I’m on my way over?

Please let him know that I will be expecting the following:

1. Free medical care for my entire family.
2. English-speaking government bureaucrats for all services I might need, whether I use them or not.
3. Please print all Mexican government forms in English.
4. I want my grandkids to be taught Spa nish by English-speaking (bi-lingual) teachers.
5. Tell their schools they need to include classes on American culture and history.
6. I want my grandkids to see the American flag on one of the flag poles at their school.
7. Please plan to feed my grandkids at school for both breakfast and lunch.
8. I will need a local Mexican driver’s license so I can get easy access to government services. 9. I do plan to get a car and drive in Mexico, but, I don’t plan to purchase car insurance, and I probably won’t make any special effort to learn local traffic laws.
10. In case one of the Mexican police officers does not get the memo from their president to leave me alone, please be sure that every patrol car has at least one English-speaking officer.
11. I plan to fly the U.S. Flag from my house top, put U S. Flag decals on my car, and have a gigantic celebration on July 4th. I do not want any complaints or negative comments from the locals.
12. I would also like to have a nice job without paying any taxes, or have any labor or tax laws enforced on any business I may start.
13. Please have the president tell all the Mexican people to be extremely nice and never say critical things about me or my family, or about the strain we might place on their economy.
14. I want to receive free food stamps.
15. Naturally, I’ll expect free rent subsidies.
16. I’ll need Income tax credits so although I don’t pay Mexican Taxes, I’ll receive money from the government.
17. Please arrange it so that the Mexican Gov’t pays $4,500 to help me buy a new car.
18. Oh yes, I almost forgot, please enroll me free into the Mexican Social Security program so that I’ll get a monthly income in retirement.
I know this is an easy request because you already do all these things for all his people who walk over to the U.S. from Mexico.
I am sure that President Calderon won’t mind returning the favor if you ask him nicely.
This is what we give illegals from Mexico when they come here, they should offer Americans exactly the same thing.

Monday, November 12, 2012

Zonation: Why Obama Won

via The Other McCain,

Sunday, November 11, 2012

I Fought For You...

FEMA: Big Brother Fails Again...

Via Instapundit, here's a the verbal bitchslapping of all time from a thead on Small Dead Animals.

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Davenport said: "I'm going to head off The Phantom here, who doubtless will show up shortly with some rant about how this is all FEMA's fault."

You really are DENSE woman. FEMA, while it is a clusterfrig of titanic proportions, could not cause this much misery on its own. Although they FAILED to have emergency generators at key fuel distribution points (read gas stations) and although they FAILED to have any kind of plan to move food and fuel to the affected areas, and although they FAILED to even have a forward based supply of bottled water and ran out last Friday, even these gold plated MORONS couldn't have frigged things up this badly alone.
Do you want to know why the power is STILL off on Long Island, Davenport? Read this here:

In it you will find reference to a report from 2006, SIX YEARS AGO, which found that Long Island Power Authority had not done the basic maintenance required to secure the power grid from weather damage. The maintenance they're talking about here is tree cutting mostly, and replacing bad power poles.

I lived in New York in the 1990's. I could have written that report. The f-ing power went off every time it snowed because they didn't cut trees and the trees ripped the lines down. They also didn't plow the roads, but that's a story for another day.

You want to know why they don't cut the f-ing trees Davenport? It isn't because they are stupid, it isn't because they don't know, it isn't because private enterprise is inherently corrupt, it isn't even because union workers are a bunch of rent-seeking layabouts. Its because every time they go to cut down a tree, some local Greenies get up a petition or a court order to make them stop. So they stop. So the trees break and knock down the power lines. Same thing all over the North East until you get up into snow country, where even the f-ing tree huggers know better.

Well -this- time it all came home to roost the same day, and every overhanging branch from New Jersey to Connecticut took out a line.

But don't get me wrong, there's a ton of corruption and scamming going on too. Paying off inspectors, hockey tickets for town council, that sort of thing. That's why all those flooded switching stations were within reach of a flood in the first place, because the money to move them was skimmed off by graft. That's why FEMA didn't have any forward located stuff, because it all either vanished or was never there to start with except on paper.

But now that there's been a disaster the LIPA wankers are screaming for crews. And they aren't getting them. You know why Davenport? Because volunteer crews from as far away as Florida showed up Monday -before- the storm and cooled their heels until Friday, didn't get any assignments because they WERE NOT UNION, and then those volunteer crews went the hell back home.

And FEMA didn't say jack about it, did they? Nor did anyone else. One phone call from Barack "The Golfer" Obama to the head of the union could have fixed that. Just one, single phone call. Didn't get made, did it? He made a speech on Wednesday and then flew to Vegas.

Some of the people displaced by the flooding are still in tents. FEMA is supposed to find or make housing for these people, its been a week and a half now, and they are in tents. Looked out the window today? Its cold. People are going to -die- in tents this time of year. It is reported today that some of these cold tent dwelling people started calling the news media, and the FEMA types running the camps started confiscating cameras and refusing to charge up cell phones. No power, they said.

The only organizations in this whole farce that showed up like they meant it have been churches. Not seeing much of that covered in the MSM are we?

But the crowning touch Davenport, the cherry on top of it all that just makes it all the more outrageous and mind numbing is that New Yorkers voted for MORE of it on Tuesday. More graft. More incompetence. More better and bigger Big Government. Gimme my Obama phone.

Say, d'ya think LIPA and ConEd will be laying off because of Obamacare? I bet they will. I bet they lay of a thousand guys right before January first.

I prophesy this: until people like YOU, Davenport, stop actively sabotaging everyone who's trying to make our civilization work, there's going to be ever-increasing numbers of people dying of exposure in tents waiting for help from Big Brother that never comes. I also predict that the ones who survive are going to be p1ssed.

As my parting shot, I want you to think about Toronto for a second.

Did you know that thanks to the Liberal Party of Ontario and -decades- of stunning stupidity, there are two (2) main power lines that come in to downtown? Yep. Both running at the edge of melting most of the time. And did you know that most of your power comes from far away places like Nanticoke, Darlington and Bruce? Did you know that outside of Pickering there is no generation in the GTA at all?

Did you know that gas stations almost never have an emergency generator, even around Toronto?

I want you to think about Toronto after two solid weeks with no power. In November. Nice eh? Now try February. Hope you stocked up. On insulin. 'Cause there won't be any.
And remember. YOU voted for this. You did. Not me. I voted to fix it, you voted for the stupid short sighted @ssh0les who broke it.

You don't even know how close to the edge you are, yet you argue with me for telling you. Wake the hell up and LEARN something before Bad Things happen.
Posted by Kate at November 11, 2012 5:38 AM

That was on the failures of FEMA and Big Government during times of natural disasters.  Government can never, ever react fast enough or with enough forsight to mitigate the impact of natural disasters.  Look as FEMA on any major intervention of the last 20 years. 

I grew up in NW Florida, Panama City to be precise.  I've lived through or prepared for something like 17 hurricanes in the 30 years I lived there. Eloise, in 1977 hit PC, and a couple of other were near misses, though Frederick in 1982 (?) was bad all along the Gulf Coast from Mexico Beach to west of Gulf Port, MS.  After Andrew first rocked Miami, and then passed accorss FL to hit the Gulf Coast, we didn't look to the state government much less the federal government for anything.

During all that time, we never, ever depended upon Uncle Sam to come to our rescue.  We learned that the first thing you do, is get the hell out.  Drive 90 degrees away  from the storm...east or west, but not north, unless you had several days advance notice and could drive far inland. 

The first thing we did after storms, wasn't to stand there waitng with a hand out for Big Brother to come and give us food, water and cloathing...we dug ourselves out.  If we really needed something we went to the County (as in Bay County, FL) or the state.  Uncle Sam usually didn't show up for 2-3 weeks after the storm to write the big checks to pay for extensive damage.  But until Uncle Sugar showed up, we were on our own.  We depended upon neighbors, churches, etc...but never FEMA.  We always laughed at the Pol's as they drove around posing for pictures.  We knew they didn't give a shit, but they had to mug for the cameras.

Over the past 25 years, though, something in this nation has changed.  We've stopped depending upon ourselves, on our neighbors...we've become that which we despise most about Europe.  They can't do a damn thing without a government bureaucrat to hold their hands, moaning that we need government help.

The most damning thing about Hurricane Sandy is the fucking unions blocking VOLUNTEERS from all over the country from helping people who needed, simply because they weren't union.  Of all th damning things that I hate about unions, that in a nutshell is it...and I used to belong to the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners....used to...

The worst thing is that we've stopped depending upon ourselves, and started depending upon the beneficence of Uncle Sam...Gerald R. Ford, said, "A government big enough to give you everything you want is a government big enough to take from you everything you have,"

He was right...

Saturday, November 10, 2012

2012 Election Map By Congressional District

Via Legal Insurrection:

As the professor says, this is why they call it flyover country.  When you tie in the massive voter fraud in Philadelphia (2nd link) with that of Virginia, Ohio and's no wonder Obama won.  How often, outside of Cuba or Venzuela does a candidate win 99% of the vote in a district...

Denzel Washington and Brooks Army Medical Center

Via Linda D.  a regular reader and contributor.
Remember this next time you walk up to the ticket window of your local movie theater with $10 in your hand. The Media (accidentally?) missed this one!
 Don't know whether you heard about this but Denzel Washington and his family visited the troops at Brooks Army Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas , (BAMC) the other day. This is where soldiers who have been evacuated from Germany come to be hospitalized in the United States , especially burn victims. There are some buildings there called Fisher Houses. The Fisher House is a hotel where soldiers' families can stay, for little or no charge, while their soldier is in the hospital. BAMC has quite a few of these houses on base, but as you can imagine, they are almost filled most of the time.

While Denzel Washington was visiting BAMC, they gave him a tour of one of the Fisher Houses. He asked how much one of them would cost to build. He took his checkbook out and wrote a check for the full amount right there on the spot.

Mr. Washington during is 2004 visit.

I've done some research on this one, while he didn't write a check on the spot, he did make a very significant contribution to the non-profit that operates the houses on behalf of the military. Not enough to build a new one, but enough to offset the costs for a considerable amount of time.  That was in 2004.  Still, it's an awesome thing when someone does something like this.  For that alone, my hat's off to Mr. Washington.

Tuesday, November 06, 2012

Current Voter ID Laws

Unfortunately, I strongly suspect that voter fraud will be rampant in those states that do not currently require a voter to prove who they are prior to voting.  Here's a current Voter ID map from the Daily Gator.  It's rather depressing to think that van loads of people will be going from precinct to precinct to vote illegally.

I believe that Obama will probably win those states without voter ID requirements...simply by having stringers swing through several precincts...after all, he's a Chicago machine politician, a place where the dead vote often.

Saturday, November 03, 2012

Pat Condell: Why You Can't Vote For Obama

One Man's War On Socialism...

Keep The Change

Here's a great video:

Indictment of a Failed Presidency:

IBD has an excellent in depth indictment of the Obama presidency.  It reads muchh like the Declaration of Independence an idictment of a failed government and governmental policies.
  1. Produced an anemic recovery.
  2. Created a large pool of unemployed.
  3. Vastly expanded the disability rolls.
  4. Created a food stamp nation.
  5. Massively increased regulations. .
  6. Hammered the middle class.
  7. Created business uncertainty.
  8. Not lived up to the promises of transparency.  .
  9. Increased the debt by 50%.
  10. Pushed ObamaCare.
  11. Driven up health care premiums.
  12. Left minorities worse off.
  13. Doubled down on the housing debacle.
  14. Exploded spending and the deficit.
  15. President Obama increased outlays to nearly 25% of GDP, a record.
  16. Watched college costs surge.
  17. Dragged his feet on free trade.
  18. Showed a lack of interest in his job.
  19. Killed the Keystone XL pipeline.
  20. All told, Obama has spent $86 billion on green stimulus, with nothing other than 50 bankrupt green companies to show for it — including Solyndra, First Solar and Ener1.
  21. Waged a war on coal.
  22. Limited oil and gas exploration.
  23. Doubled gasoline prices by restricting supply.
  24. Restricted drilling permits.
  25. Opposed fracking and other new technologies. 
  26. Scrapped or cut badly needed weapons systems. 
  27. Given away missile defense to appease Russia. 
  28. Downsized the military.
  29. Mishandled the "Arab Spring."
  30. Ignored the rise of China.
  31. Weakened ties with Israel.
  32. Worst of all, Iran now has enough uranium to make five nuclear bombs, and will soon do so.
  33. Shrunk our nuclear arsenal.
  34. Surrendered U.S. sovereignty.
  35. Fumbled the pullout from Iraq and Afghanistan. 
  36. Two-thirds of U.S. deaths in Afghanistan have occurred since President Obama's surge.
  37. Lessened respect for the U.S. around the world. 
  38. Bailed out the auto industry and auto unions. 
  39. Singled out companies for politicized attacks. 
  40. Appointed unaccountable "czars."
  41. Done nothing about Fast and Furious gunrunning.
  42. Politicized the Justice Department.
  43. Scrapped our space program.
  44. Not defended Americans abroad.
  45. Rebooted rules that caused the subprime crisis. 
  46. Mainstreamed the radical Muslim agenda. .
  47. Pushed stimulus and TARP.

Read the whole thing.

Finish Him...

Dog Yawning is More Important Than Benghazi?

my wife found this on face book...and it's turned up on Instapundit as well. But, Dianne Sawyer reporting on a damn dog yawning is more important than reporting of the fiasco that occurred in Benghazi on 9-11-2012...

This is what is wrong with the MSM...they are working so hard to cover Obama's ass, that they've lost credibility with the 53% of the country that doesn't support The One...

Vote For Love Of Country...not "revenge"

Listen to the video:


Which is the better message? 

UPDATE:  At least the Romney campaign gets it.