30.12.11

Time to Unite Behind Romney--& Focus on Defeating Obama!




















By John W. Lillpop

2011 will be remembered as the year in which Republican candidates willfully violated Ronald Reagan’s 11th Commandment by pummeling fellow Republicans in a vicious (and ill-advised)war of public mudslinging and negative ads.

Fueling the melee were an endless series of so-called “debates” which provided voters with intellectual insights normally gleaned from mud- wrestling bouts or fantasy-island television.

All very entertaining for a short while, but hardly the source one would turn to in deciding whom to elect as the most powerful person on the planet.

The only obvious beneficiaries of the GOP suicide circles are Democrat operatives who will produce ads to promote the re-election of Barack Obama, and who will find a treasure cove of anti-whomever materials in Republican-versus- Republican attack ads.

While Republican candidates are spending tens of millions of dollars to discredit fellow Republicans, Barack Obama spends $4 million of taxpayer money for rest and recreation on the sandy beaches and splendid golf courses of Hawaii. And gets away with it!

Enough is enough, already!

I, for one, am fed up with the denigration of conservatives by other conservatives. Face it, patriots, Republicans have looked like clowns and worse over the past 12 months.

Time to coalesce around a strong, viable candidate with the credentials and talent to send Obama to the ranks of the unemployed on January 20, 2013.

By now it is abundantly clear that the Republican’s best hope
to end the Marxist occupation of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue
and the House and Senate is to designate Mitt Romney as
our standard barrier.

Romney is an eloquent, squeaky clean, nominally
conservative, all-American who could easily be the
poster child for traditional family values.

He is an excellent debater and intellectual who will stand
toe-to-toe against Obama, the slippery Marxist who thrives
on media malfeasance and inattention.

Romney even looks more “presidential” than Obama, an
important consideration in our image-crazed society.

Is Romney the “perfect” candidate?

Hell no! I wish his stance on illegal aliens was more in line
with that of Tom Tancredo and other patriots.

His waffling on abortion and gay marriage are distressing;
however, in the end, Mitt Romney will be good for America.

His business credentials and commitment to free-market
capitalism are impeccable!

Imagine a president who would seek to empower
entrepreneurs, rather than using federal bureaucracies like
the EPA to bankrupt an entire industry with no regard for the
impact on jobs and the economy.

Time to unite behind a man who shares most of our values
and whom can bring America’s foolish experiment with
Marxism to an end.

Uniting behind Romney will also benefit GOP candidates for
the House and US Senate seeking to unseat Marxists who
support Obama!

29.12.11

Nancy Pelosi: Yet Another Democrat in Retreat?



By John W. Lillpop

Just in time to make the top 10 on my “Prayer Request” list for 2012 comes news that the most zany and divisive person in U.S. politics over the past 100 years may be seeing dark at the end of the tunnel, and may be prepared to act accordingly.

It all involves Nancy Pelosi, former Speaker of the U.S. and presently Minority Leader in that body. Pelosi is 71 years old, and as reported at the reference, may be close to leaving politics:

Alexandra Pelosi, daughter of House Minority Leader and former Speaker Nancy Pelosi, told Big Government this week that her mother wants to leave Congress–and that she remains in Washington only at the behest of her campaign donors.

During a telephone interview, Ms. Pelosi–speaking from a friend’s home in New York City–described her mother’s predicament:

She would retire right now, if the donors she has didn’t want her to stay so badly. They know she wants to leave, though. They think she’s destined for the wilderness. She has very few days left. She’s 71, she wants to have a life, she’s done. It’s obligation, that’s all I’m saying.

Good heavens, most politicians retire to “spend more time with family” or to move on to areas where greater contributions can be made to humankind. Instead, Pelosi is concerned about her base of “donors”? Tells you all you need to know about Democrats!

What about the American people and the future of America, Mrs. Pelosi?

Still, Pelosi’s retirement could be used to argue in favor of restoring America’s AAA credit rating! Indeed, if Pelosi does retire and Obama is defeated, Standard and Poors would almost be obligated to restore America’s AAA status.

Which is why my Prayer Request will now include a supplication that seeks peace and serenity for Pelosi—in any venue but Washington, D.C.!

28.12.11

Aloha! from Your Humble Liberal “Servants” in Paradise!













By John W. Lillpop

As Father Time prepares to usher in another New Year, tens of millions of “average” Americans face a daily struggle just to secure shelter, food, and other commodities essentials to survival. Nearly 50 million receive food stamps; millions more face foreclosure of their homes and personal bankruptcy.

While millions of common people grovel in economic despair, those Democrat politicians who scream the loudest for ‘redistribution of wealth’ (other people’s, not their own!) have abandoned the rigors of winter in Washington and San Francisco for a fortnight, or more, of luxurious fun and frolic in the Paradise of the Pacific, also known as the Hawaiian Islands.

President Obama and his entourage of kin and friends is a perfect example of the rich and reckless gone amuck. Unfortunately, the tab for Obama’s excesses are being picked up by taxpayers, reportedly to the tune of $4 million dollars as documented in Reference 1.

How does one who promotes himself a “Warrior” for the middle-class (and lower) reconcile his anti-wealth, anti-luxury rhetoric with his own wallowing in Hawaiian splendor and excess?

Bleeding hearts looking to tend to the needs of the poor and the less fortunate will find very few photo opportunities for such benevolence on the beaches of Waikiki or on Oahu’s most splendid golf courses!

Then we have the liberal queen of the U.S. House, the incomparable Nancy Pelosi who is visiting the big Island of Hawaii.

Ms. Pelosi, always looking for an opportunity to give your money away to the poor or other liberal cause, has quite a stash of her own. Which is how the Former Speaker is able to pay $10,000 a night for lodging! See Reference 2/

For the rest of us left behind on the mainland, many are trying to decide between heating their homes and making a mortgage payment on a property that will surely be in foreclosure during the year.

To such people, remember that your liberal heroine needs $10,000 a night just for lodging!

Is there anything more repugnant than liberal hypocrisy at Christmas?



Reference 1
http://www.sodahead.com/united-states/obamas-4-million-dollar-christmas-vacation/question-2365271/

Reference 2:

http://www.newsmax.com/InsideCover/pelosi-10K-vacation-hawaii/2011/12/27/id/422220







jwl

27.12.11

Patriot Alert: Obama Seeks Another $1.2 Trillion!















By John W. Lillpop


Anyone laboring under the mistaken notion that the battle over raising the debt limit last summer ended in even a modest victory for the American people needs to wake up and take a whiff of the distressing odor of money being incinerated in Washington, D.C.

This is so because the president has announced that he will seek authorization to increase the debt ceiling by yet another $1.2 trillion dollars.

As reported at reference 1, in part:

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House plans to ask Congress for an increase in the debt limit before the end of the week, according to a senior Treasury Department official.

The debt limit is projected to fall within $100 billion of the current cap by December 30. President Barack Obama is expected to ask for additional borrowing authority to increase the limit by $1.2 trillion.

Under the new budget, Congress can only vote to block the debt-ceiling extension with a disapproval resolution. Lawmakers have 15 days within receiving the request to vote down the debt limit increase.

The debt limit currently stands at $15.194 trillion and would increase to $16.394 trillion with the request.

In a major surprise (NOT), the White House has not disclosed the spending cuts that Obama will propose in order to pay for the debt ceiling increase.

Time for another “Super Committee,” sir?




http://news.yahoo.com/obama-ask-debt-limit-hike-treasury-official-152416457.html

Top Ten Fairy Tales Spun by Barack Obama in 2011

By John W. Lillpop

Barack Obama is generally regarded as a brilliant man, almost without peer on earth. That is the belief of most in the mainstream media and, especially, by Obama himself.

Several political fairy tales spun by the president call that assumption into play.

The Top Ten fairy tales told by Barack Obama in 2011:

80 percent of the American people want their taxes raised;

Raising taxes will cost the economy jobs(Dec 2010); not raising taxes will cost the economy jobs (July 2011);

Borders between the U.S. and Mexico have never been more secure, excepting only the occasional slaughter of an innocent “Newly Arriving Refugee” by an out-of-control, racist Border Patrol Agent;

The “National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform” introduced several outstanding ideas, except those that dealt with entitlements reform, spending cuts and other radical right-wing heresy;

Getting involved in Libya was justified based on humanatarian concerns which do not exist in Syria;

Firing 165 missiles into Libya does not involve “hostilities,” thus, the War Powers Resolution does not apply;

Operation “Fast and Furious” was an appropriate under- the radar-project to keep guns out of the hands of dangerous, right-wing Americans by giving them to drug cartels in Mexico;

Adding 30 million people to the rolls of the insured will cut overall medical costs;

Transparency is NOT a constitutional requirement for the president or his administration;

There is far too much loose money in American politics, which is why I intend to force my re-election campaign to survive on no more than $1 billion dollars, unless an emergency causes me to do otherwise.

There it is the Top Ten political fairy tales told by the most loosely-wrapped president in U.S. history!

24.12.11

An Open Letter to Santa


























By John W. Lillpop

Dear Santa:

My two front teeth are doing quite well, thank you.

What I really want for Christmas over the next 12 months:

*A new President, eligible for office by virtue of birth, passion for the U.S. Constitution, and love for traditional American values. He or she must demonstrate unquestionable respect for and allegiance to the Rule of law, and be a pro-American patriot, even fanatical!


* Sizeable conservative majorities in both chambers of Congress

* Supreme Court ruling to end ObamaCare and its death panels, funding for abortions, coverage for illegal aliens, and devastating impact on the deficit.

* Supreme Court ruling that upholds the rights of Arizona and other states to thwart and reverse the invasion of our sovereign nation by illegal invaders from foreign nations.

*No new programs for stimulus or bail out waste and fraud

*Honest “jobs created and saved” numbers from the White House

* Less sympathy for those who are in homes they are not qualified to own, and more sympathy for middle class taxpayers who always end up paying the bill

*Dismantling of the global warming myth that has produced the greatest scientific hoax in history

Oh, and by the way Santa, I have been especially nice this year!

Christmas Musings--Michelle's Posterior Versus Barack's Ego!

















Satire by John W. Lillpop

As America continues to slide into a third-world, leaderless state, the national media have decided that the physical and intellectual attributes of the First Couple merit the undivided attention of the American people.

Thus, the raging inquiry: Between Michelle’s Posterior and Barack’s ego, which is the larger and more onerous?

As reported at reference 1, in part, a Republican Representative from the U.S. House sparked a national furor by ridiculing the size of Michelle’s backside:

After getting caught ridiculing Michelle Obama's "large posterior," a Wisconsin congressman has sent her an apology. "I regret my inappropriate comment and I have sent a personal note to the first lady apologizing," GOP Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner says in a statement. Meanwhile, a parishioner at the church where he made the comment has offered Politico a firsthand account.

"He got on the topic of first ladies and their special interests, and he said most first ladies have serious projects," said the 72-year-old woman. "He implied that Michelle Obama being interested in childhood obesity was not serious; he sort of made fun of it and then he made fun of her. He said something like, 'Look at her big butt,'" she said. "He just assumed everyone sitting at the table would agree with him and think it was funny." Instead, "there was sort of a stunned silence."

However provocative the debate over Michelle’s posterior might be, President Obama’s immodest evaluation of his role in history preempted the debate as reported in part at Reference 2:

In his interview with 60 Minutes, Barack Obama said he was the “fourth-best president.” This was cut from the program. Since it is such a compelling statement, (one) can only presume it was cut — like so many other things that were great in journalistic terms — to keep Obama from looking bad. But those making fun of Obama for this statement have just skimmed the surface. Actually, there is a lot to be discovered from further examining what he said.

It has often been remarked that Obama is a narcissist, but what we see here is actually dangerous, a man who is so closed and arrogant that he really cannot take criticism into account. Any leader, except a dictator (and as a result they make lots of mistakes), needs to listen to criticism and adjust policies, not necessarily change them entirely, but alter them to deal with his own errors, new discoveries, and changing conditions.

Note in Obama’s case how his new “jobs bill” is merely a repeat of the failed stimulus. And similar things can be said about his foreign policy — he simply does not take in developments and criticism. This is parallel to a ship’s captain being warned that there’s a big iceberg ahead, and continuing with his speech about how he has set the perfect course. “



It seems clear that when it comes to egos and posteriors in the White House, SIZE MATTERS!



Ref 1: http://www.newser.com/story/135984/congressman-jim-sensenbrenner-apologizes-for-mocking-michelle-obamas-butt.html


Ref 2: http://freerepublic.com/focus/f-bloggers/2823943/posts

23.12.11

With Regard to Michelle’s Butt and Barack’s Ego: Size Does Matter!

















Satire by John W. Lillpop
As America continues to slide into a third-world, failed state, the national media have decided that the physical and intellectual attributes of the First Couple merit the undivided attention of the American people.

Thus, the raging inquiry: Between Michelle’s Butt and Barack’s ego, which is the larger and more onerous?

As reported at reference 1, in part, a Republican Representative from the U.S. House sparked a national furor by ridiculing the size of Michelle’s butt:

After getting caught ridiculing Michelle Obama's "large posterior," a Wisconsin congressman has sent her an apology. "I regret my inappropriate comment and I have sent a personal note to the first lady apologizing," GOP Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner says in a statement. Meanwhile, a parishioner at the church where he made the comment has offered Politico a firsthand account.

"He got on the topic of first ladies and their special interests, and he said most first ladies have serious projects," said the 72-year-old woman. "He implied that Michelle Obama being interested in childhood obesity was not serious; he sort of made fun of it and then he made fun of her. He said something like, 'Look at her big butt,'" she said. "He just assumed everyone sitting at the table would agree with him and think it was funny." Instead, "there was sort of a stunned silence."


However provocative the debate over Michelle’s butt might be, President Obama’s immodest evaluation of his role in history preempted the butt buzz, as reported in part at Reference 2:

In his interview with 60 Minutes, Barack Obama said he was the “fourth-best president.” This was cut from the program. Since it is such a compelling statement, (one) can only presume it was cut — like so many other things that were great in journalistic terms — to keep Obama from looking bad. But those making fun of Obama for this statement have just skimmed the surface. Actually, there is a lot to be discovered from further examining what he said.

It has often been remarked that Obama is a narcissist, but what we see here is actually dangerous, a man who is so closed and arrogant that he really cannot take criticism into account. Any leader, except a dictator (and as a result they make lots of mistakes), needs to listen to criticism and adjust policies, not necessarily change them entirely, but alter them to deal with his own errors, new discoveries, and changing conditions.

Note in Obama’s case how his new “jobs bill” is merely a repeat of the failed stimulus. And similar things can be said about his foreign policy — he simply does not take in developments and criticism. This is parallel to a ship’s captain being warned that there’s a big iceberg ahead, and continuing with his speech about how he has set the perfect course. “



In this reporter's not-so-humble view, both the President and Michelle are arrogant arses! The American people deserve better!

To hell with both Michelle’s butt and Barack’s ego--give me my country back!


Ref 1: http://www.newser.com/story/135984/congressman-jim-sensenbrenner-apologizes-for-mocking-michelle-obamas-butt.html



Ref 2: http://freerepublic.com/focus/f-bloggers/2823943/posts

22.12.11

Choosing Not to Cry Over “Spilled Tea”

Choosing Not to Cry Over “Spilled Tea”


By John W. Lillpop

The loss suffered by House Republicans with respect to the extension of the Payroll Tax holiday hurts so much because ,for awhile at least, it appeared as though the GOP had pulled the proverbial Magic rabbit out of the hat by out-maneuvering Barack Obama and the Democrats.

What seemed like a spectacular upset win turned into a bitter loss when the rabbit turned out to be a venomous snake, a deft reptile that sank its deadly fangs into the collective posterior of John Boehner and the House GOP.

Still, there are minor victories to celebrate out of the sordid mess, among which is that the GOP managed to avoid, at least for now, a job-killing “millionaires’ tax,” which Democrats sought for waging class warfare.

Another positive is that the Democrats were unable to kill the notion that the XL Pipeline is on the table and is to be reckoned with in the effort to promote job growth. Environmental nut jobs would have dearly loved to take the pipeline chip off the table, but were unable to do so.

What’s more, the fact that Congress is looking for measures to counter additional spending and or loss of revenue marks a dramatic change in the language of budgets, deficits, spending, and cuts in Washington.

No longer is a foolish liberal notion accepted simply because it meets some undefined, esoteric social agenda. Now the question is “How Do You Intend To Pay for That?”

These gains, while minor, should be celebrated by conservatives as terrific reasons for not choosing to “Cry over Spilled Tea!”

House Republicans Eat Christmas Crow, Cave on Payroll Tax Cut

By John W. Lillpop


Just in time for Christmas, the Republican-led House of Representatives has reversed course and decided to serve crow as the main dish for their end-of-year meal.

As reported, in part, at the reference:

House Republican leaders have decided to accept a short-term extension of the payroll tax cut, sources told ABC News this afternoon, staving off a hike in taxes just nine days before a payroll tax break for 160 million Americans expires.

House GOP leaders appeared to be adopting a compromise suggestion by Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell who, earlier today, urged the House to pass the two-month extension in exchange for the Senate appointing members to a conference committee, which will negotiate a longer-term extension. The proposal won a nod of approval from President Obama and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid.”

Thus ends, if only briefly, an ugly battle that saw millions of middle-class Americans trapped in the mind-boggling game that had Republicans opposing tax cuts!

Assuming the GOP can get its Senate and House leaders to unite between now and the end of February, the Democrats will resume their customary role as tax, tax, and more tax advocates while Republicans will resume the anti-tax stance that has served America so well.

21.12.11

McConnell- Boehner Snafu on Payroll Tax Cut Unforgivable

By John W. Lillpop


Yes, I know that Harry Reid and the Democrats are acting like the very animals which symbolize their party on the payroll tax cut extension.

However, as repugnant as the imagery of asses pulling the nation backwards may be, even more disgusting is the mind-picture of two circus elephants pulling at opposite directions, with the American middle-class caught in the middle.

Such is the consequence of the mind-boggling snafu which has left the GOP in complete shambles with regard to the payroll tax extension.

Good heavens, did Mitch McConnell negotiate with Harry Reid and reach an agreement for a 60-day extension, rather than the one-year version which passed the House, or did he not?

If McConnell did, in fact, reach agreement with Reid, why in the hell was that not communicated to John Boehner before the Senate vote?

Why is the GOP left standing in the Capitol Mall covered with elephant dung four days before Christmas on a really important political matter?

Do John Boehner and Mitch McConnell even recognize each other?

20.12.11

The Joy and Wonderment of Children--Especially at Christmas!














By John W. Lillpop


Children in motion are a source of constant wonderment and joy for this crusty old right-wing bird.

Just for the record, it matters not one whit the race, ethnicity, nationality, or immigration status of the little ones—they are all special and precious to me.

All the time, but especially at Christmas.

Notice in particular, if you will, the children the next time you are in a shopping mall or other public setting.

Almost without exception, the little ones are in constant motion, seemingly inexhaustible! They seem driven by unbridled joy and the thrill of just being alive.

I particularly enjoy the contrast between the little ones and their adult parents: While mom and or dad move in measured steps and at a steady, slow pace, the little ones hop, jump, skip, run and shout with boundless energy and life.

I am reminded of the utter joy and gratitude for life expressed by Ebenezer Scrooge in A Christmas Carol, following his redemption after being blessed by three spirits on Christmas Eve.

Most children are like the redeemed Scrooge—thankful and joyful for the blessing of life!

Who needs a 3-D movie or the Internet for entertainment? I secure replenishment of my soul just by observing children—especially at Christmas!

Judging Newt’s Judgment When It Comes to Activist Judges!

By John W. Lillpop


Newt Gingrich struck a responsive cord with his words of warning for activist judges.

As reported at the Reference, Newt tossed a bit of red meat our way in going after the black robed clowns who routinely overturn the will of the people and their elected officials and whom replace traditional American values with left-wing idiocy:


“As he works to rev up his conservative base in Iowa with just two weeks to go until the state's caucuses, Newt Gingrich is launching a full-throated assault on a reliable GOP target: judges.


There is little love for the judicial branch among the Republicans seeking the White House. But Gingrich's ridicule has been, by far, the sharpest and the loudest. And it's taken a central role as his campaign struggles to stay atop polls in Iowa, a state where irate social conservatives ousted three judges who legalized same-sex marriage.

"I commend the people of Iowa for sending a strong signal that when judges overreach that they can find a new job," Gingrich told about 200 supporters who turned out to hear him speak in Davenport, Iowa, on Monday.

Gingrich has suggested that judges who issue what he termed "radical" rulings out of step with mainstream American values should be subpoenaed before Congress to explain themselves before facing possible impeachment. As president, he said, he'd consider dispatching U.S. marshals to round up judges who refuse to show voluntarily. In extreme cases, whole courts could be eliminated.”

While Newt seemingly pushes all the right hot buttons on this issue, one must ask the following question:

Would Newt’s action establish precedent for Marxists like Barack Obama to act? Would Obama be within his rights, for instance, to round up dissenting associates in the event the U.S. Supreme Court rules against ObamaCare?

How can we accomplish the good that Newt proposes without opening Pandora’s Box to a rush of wild-eyed Marxists who could care less about individual rights and preservation of the U.S. Constitution?

Just asking.

http://www.boston.com/news/politics/articles/2011/12/20/gingrich_assails_judges_as_he_courts_conservatives/

19.12.11

Are You in the Christmas Spirit? How Can You Be Sure?

















By John W. Lillpop

Being in the "Christmas Spirit" is a very serious civic responsibility not to be taken lightly.

Although it is probably not specifically mandated by the U.S. Constitution, being in the "Spirit" is nearly as important as voting, paying taxes, and enjoying baseball, hot dogs, apple pie, and Toyota.

Denying the events of 9/11 is about the only offense that can compare to not being in the Spirit. Evading income taxes is a much less serious crime.

But just what exactly does it mean? Some claim that the condition is contagious, that it can be caught by being around young children, or hanging with adults who have caught "it."

From personal experience, I have learned that it is a fairly safe bet that I have been Spirit-smitten when I catch myself engaged in any of the following:

Watching the two classic (old school) renditions of "A Christmas Carol" and Jimmy Stewart's " It's a Wonderful Life " for the 7,903rd time each, seated comfortably next to a crackling, politically incorrect fireplace fire.

Listening to Bing Crosby's "I'm Dreaming of A White Christmas," without a single thought about racism, slavery, reparations or Eric Holder.

Dropping all the loose change from my pockets into the Salvation Army kettle--after confirming that the attending Santa-dude speaks English!

Applying for a refinance of my Home Equity Line of Credit to consolidate the massive debt accumulated this Christmas with unpaid bills from last Christmas and several Christmases before that.

Visiting with sisters and brothers, aunts and uncles, nieces and nephews, and in- laws and outlaws of every stripe and persuasion. Once again, giving thanks that Christmas comes but once a year!

Enjoying "Polar Express," "Santa Clause" and other contemporary films about Christmas from a secular perspective.

Watching Christmas Eve services from Rome where the pope prays for peace and gives thanks for the birth of the Christ Child. Viewed on my 52" plasma television with High Definition, which was purchased last Christmas and which is about to be refinanced in that Home Equity loan redo

Driving through upper middle-class neighborhoods in Silicon Valley at night to witness the spectacular lights and decorations and even music. Explaining to my bigoted in-law that homes in the "rich" part of town are mostly dark and quiet because of energy conservation, not because nearly all wealthy property owners are Jewish.

Adding the obligatory poundage and girth while experiencing seasonal gout symptoms, owing to a eating frenzy not seen in years by my personal physician, dentist, or life insurance agent.

Debating whether or not my $25 gift for the office Christmas party is tax deductible as a business expense, and for how much. Should I add $10 for the three hours it took me to wrap the damned thing?

Listening to "Merry Christmas" by Nat King Cole and all of the other classics as performed by Henry Mancini and the Boston Pops. Also, Gene Autry's "Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer," Elvis Presley's "Blue Christmas," and Brenda Lee's "Rocking Around the Christmas Tree."

Attending a Christmas Eve midnight service. Giving praise when the church roof does not cave in on the occasion of my entry.

Breaking all food and drink resolutions hundreds of times over in a fortnight of debauchery and decadence. Vowing to do better in the New Year, just like I did last year at this time.

Watching small toddlers react to the bright lights, trees, and resounding joy.

Helping an older gentleman or lady cross a busy street, and wishing them a Merry Christmas

Watching the joy and excitement of youngsters as they wait to sit on Santa's lap and make known their demands for Christmas Eve.

Shouting Merry Christmas! at a stranger in the mall and celebrating the Merry Christmas! shouted back!

And so it is indeed the season to be jolly!

Enforcing the Constitutional Right to “Christ-free” Christmas!











By John W. Lillpop

At first read, the title may cause one to conclude that this is nothing more than a right-wing salvo fired at the non-existent “War on Christmas.” Yet another paranoid reaction from a gap-toothed, Bible thumper with too much time and broad band on his hands!

Upon closer review, however, the title seems quite rational, given a recent edict from PC police in charge of defending the American people from misguided members of the U.S. who believe that it is their mission to somehow link Jesus Christ to the Christmas holiday.

As reported, in part, at the reference, politically-correct idiocy is running amuck in Washington:


Members who submit official mailings for review by the congressional franking commission that reviews all congressional mail to determine if it can be "franked," or paid for with tax dollars, are being told that no holiday greetings, including "Merry Christmas," can be sent in official mail.

According to a Dec. 12 memo from the "Franking Commission Staff" concerning "Holiday Messaging,":

Members are unable at the current time to use official resources to record holiday greetings, post on social media/website, or send to constituents in franked mail or e-communications.

A franking commission spokesman confirmed to The Washington Examiner that Members of Congress indeed cannot wish constituents "Merry Christmas" in any official mailing.

"Currently, incidental use of the phrase Happy Holidays is permissible but Merry Christmas is not," said Salley Wood.

So it's true, the elected representatives of the nation that puts "In God We Trust" on its currency are not permitted to use the greeting that has likely been uttered by every living adult American at least once in their lifetimes."

Meanwhile, in the U.S. Senate, members have more freedom of speech as described, again from the reference:

According to the Senate Ethics Committee, which handles franking issues for the upper chamber, Senators can say things congressmen can't because the Senate franking regulation say this:

"Senators may not use the frank to mail holiday cards. However, Senators may use officially related funds to mail holiday cards to constituents. Holiday cards to friends should be sent with personal funds, not using Senate facilities.

"Senators also may NOT use the frank to acknowledge holiday greetings that were sent to them. Senators may express holiday greetings at the commencement or conclusion of otherwise frankable mail."

Once again, the Senate has demonstrated why it is the “most deliberative body in the world,” while the U.S. House has shown how it is that moon bats like Nancy Pelosi can become Speaker.

To all 435 of the rascals in Congress, I say, have a “Merry Christmas,” and PC can go straight to the living hell!

http://campaign2012.washingtonexaminer.com/blogs/beltway-confidential/congressmen-cant-say-merry-christmas-mail/261466

18.12.11

8 Fundamental Changes To Christmas, Courtesy of Barack Obama!

8 Fundamental Changes To Christmas, Courtesy of Barack Obama!

By John W. Lillpop

While campaigning for the presidency in 2008, Barack Obama promised to fundamentally transform America, a promise which, thankfully, he has been unable to keep.

Obama has, however, left his mark on Christmas, including the following eight changes traceable to The One and his Marxist allies:


1. The right to a Christ-free Christmas is now inalienable, second in propriety only to the Constitutional right to slaughter unborn fetuses at will.

2. Truth be told, Jesus was probably female; if not, he was surely gay and or transgender.

3. Proof that under-regulation invites corporate greed and abuse: The leased donkey which Mary rode into Bethlehem was the same animal forced to carry Jesus into Jerusalem some 32 years later!

4. Mary’s virginity proves that the argument which holds that marriage exists primarily to facilitate procreation is specious at best, homophobic at worse.

5. There were no Muslims or people of color present in the stable where Jesus was born. This lack of diversity renders the entire Christmas story a racist fantasy, unworthy of repeating.

6. Among Jewish retailers, the number 1 favorite song at Christmas is, What a Friend We Have in Jesus!

7. In addition to saving the environment, bankrupting the coal industry would reduce the number of “lumps” available to Santa Claus for making mischief against innocent young boys and girls.

8. Bing Crosby’s classic, “White Christmas” is a most unfortunate remnant from an era which existed throughout America prior to the start of the Obama “post-racism” era, which began on January 20, 2009 and ended in July, 2009 when Obama accused a white police officer of “acting stupidly” for arresting a black professor from Harvard University.


Kudos to Barack Obama for transforming the way Americans see and celebrate Christmas!

Michelle Bachmann “Fights Like a Girl”? Gingrich Begs to Differ!

By John W. Lillpop


With all due respect to fellow CFP columnist Daren Jonescu and his column titled, ‘Michelle Bachmann Fights Like a Girl,’ the lady in question displayed a pugnacious killer instinct that was anything but “girly like” like during the December 15 Republican debate in Iowa.

Specifically, Ms. Bachmann took on Newt Gingrich, the man who was the GOP front runner until he ran into hurricane Michelle. The lady delivered blow after crushing blow to the chin and face of the 68-year-old “historian” for the corrupt fools at Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae.

In executing this unbridled assault on the disagreeable hypocrite from Georgia, her ladyship even resorted to several punches that can only be described as “below the belt,” delivered with lots of gusto as Bachmann nakedly campaigned for a spot on the ticket as VP, or a cabinet post in a Romney administration.

Fights like a girl?

Perhaps, if said girl is a trained assassin with a black belt and brass knuckles!

Warning to the wise: Do not mess with Michelle Bachmann!

Iraq War: Great Achievement, or “Dumb”?


By John W. Lillpop


Historians seeking to answer that question objectively will need to sort out a bewildering dossier of contradictory statements from the man whom was elected to serve as the 44th President of the United States, but whom never quite managed the common sense, courage, or patriotism needed to answer that calling with any measure of effectiveness.

Scholars will note, for example, that in December, 2011, President Barack Obama staged a campaign visit to Fort Bragg, N.C., to “Welcome Home” military men and women from the battle fields of Iraq.

At this and other similar campaign events as documented in the References, President Obama:

* “Said the success of the United States in Iraq is “part of what makes us special as Americans.” The U.S. made sacrifices on behalf of Iraq, he added, “because it’s right.”


* Called the results of the war an extraordinary achievement. “Iraq is not a perfect place. It has many challenges ahead," said Obama. "But we are leaving behind a sovereign, stable and self-reliant Iraq, with a representative government that was elected by its people.”



* Told the troops that he could not be prouder of them.


* Recognized the sacrifices of 30,000 Americans wounded in Iraq and the nearly 4,500 who died there while serving their nation.


Based on those narratives alone, one might reasonably conclude that Barack Obama was a fervent warrior in the war on terror, including the nine-year engagement in Iraq.

Digging deeper, however, scholars will discover that Obama was quite dismissive of the Iraq war:


President Barack Obama, as an Illinois state senator in 2002, said that using military force to topple a murderous dictator amounted to a “dumb war” and should be opposed.

The “dumb war” Obama was criticizing was the planned invasion of Iraq and the murderous dictator was its leader, Saddam Hussein. Obama, speaking at an anti-war rally in Chicago on Oct. 2, 2002 said that while Saddam was a brutal tyrant, that was not enough to justify using military force to remove him from power.”

So which is it, Mr. President? A great achievement when executed by your administration, a “dumb” war when executed by President George W. Bush?

To friends and loved ones of those injured and killed in Iraq, a special thank you from the American people. The sacrifices of those who served in Iraq are recognized as anything but “dumb!”



http://www.voanews.com/english/news/usa/Obama-to-Thank-Troops-for-Iraq-Service-135583073.html

http://cnsnews.com/news/article/obama-2002-toppling-brutal-dictator-dumb-war

17.12.11

“Last Noel” for Obama in Oval Office?












By John W. Lillpop

Technically, of course, Barack Obama will still be in the White House on Christmas Day 2012, irrespective of the election results from next November.

However, if the prayers and hopes of the American people are answered, the President and FLOTUS will spend next Christmas packing the family belongings into moving boxes for the trek back to the suburbs of Chicago.

Michelle’s TO DO list will include the vital task of registering the Obama daughters, Malia and Sasha, in suitably elitist schools in Illinois.

Barack will spend much time assuring that the world’s most famous teleprompter is packaged safely for the trip home.
Several journeys between Washington and Chicago will be required for Obama to settle on an appropriate golf course, commiserate with his lofty social status and not-so-lofty handicap.

All in all, Christmas 2012 may not be all that festive for the president and his family, particularly if the American people decline to renew his contract for another four years.

In contrast, for the American people, 2012 may be the most festive and joyful Christmas in memory!

16.12.11

"Merry Christmas!" and Other Abusive Hate Speech!



























By John W. Lillpop

I am not, and never have been, a flame-throwing anarchist who says and does things only to irritate good people. Political correctness is damnable, in my judgment; yet, for the most part I avoid gaudy displays of defiance and rowdiness.

Nonetheless, it seems fitting at this time of year to “Cast My Fate to the Wind,” and speak unabashed about that which I believe, without undue regard to violating some idiotic PC etiquette.

As they used to say “Let it All Hang Out!”

Thus, and therefore, acting against the counsel of my psychiatric team, I hereby plunge headfirst into the world of anarchy.

I do so by exclaiming the following greeting from the top of my keyboard:

MERRY CHRISTMAS!

And, no, I did NOT forget Kwanzaa, Hanukah, or Ramadan.

And I most assuredly did NOT mean Happy Holidays, that neutered, politically correct double talk that has gained favor with so many ACLU-bullied wussies.

I said exactly what I meant, without apologies or hesitation. I said it, and already I hear the manic screams of sirens outside my padded cell.

What to do?

The only thing a sane person would do. Repeat the “sounding joy” and again say:

MERRY CHRISTMAS!

And so it is.

15.12.11

FLOTUS to “Occupy Honolulu”—Sans Barack!













By John W. Lillpop


Showing that she owns an independent streak and is not to be bullied about by the “most powerful man on the planet,” Michelle Obama, with daughters Sasha and Malia in tow, joined the “Occupy Honolulu” effort, if there is even such a thing.

This journey to the land of surf and poi was made without the company of the second most influential Obama in Washington, namely, the insufferable and un-reelectable (we hope!) Barack.

What a deal, Mr. President! Instead of Wakiki beach and Hula skirts, you get to spend the holidays with the likes of Harry Reid, Nancy Pelosi, John Boehner, and Mitch McDonnell!

With that turn of events, it is little wonder that Barack has been grouchy and out of sorts lately.


As reported in part at the reference:


First lady Michelle Obama and first daughters Sasha and Malia are headed to Honolulu on Friday for a 17-day vacation — without the president.

At least for now.

With the White House and Congress embroiled in a standoff over a spending bill and payroll tax cut proposal that could lead to a government shutdown Saturday, Obama appears ready to make good on his promise to stay in Washington until the issues are resolved.

The White House announced Wednesday that the rest of the first family would leave Washington Friday evening after delivering toys and gifts to the Marines Corps’ Toys for Tots program. As of now, the president will not be on the plane with them, unless an agreement is reached in the next 36 hours.

The Obama administration is pushing Congress to approve a short-term funding bill to keep government in business until a longer-term spending resolution can be worked out.

In both of his first two years in office, Obama briefly delayed his vacation to remain in Washington while Congress completed its business.”


Alas, Mr. President, we are confident that you will make the best of the situation, given your elitist advantage!

So, Aloha and Mele Kalikimaka, sir!




http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/44/post/president-obama-to-stay-behind-while-michelle-obama-daughters-head-to-hawaii/2011/12/15/gIQACrLsvO_blog.html?wprss=44&tid=sm_twitter_postpolitics

Bursting of the Gingrich “Bubble” in Iowa?

By John W. Lillpop

In the never-ending war to capture the nomination of the Republican party for U.S. President in 2012, another dramatic development in Iowa knocks the socks off the candidates and pundits.

Specifically, as reported, in part, at the reference, Newt Gingrich’s meteoric rise to front-runner status has been reversed dramatically:

DES MOINES -- A new survey from pollster Scott Rasmussen shows support for Newt Gingrich in Iowa has fallen sharply in recent days. The poll shows the former House speaker with the support of 20 percent of likely Republican caucus-goers -- down from 32 percent in the last Rasmussen survey released November 15.

Gingrich has now fallen into second place in the Iowa race, behind Mitt Romney, who is at 23 percent, up from 19 percent in the last Rasmussen survey.

In the new survey, every candidate but Gingrich gained support in the last few weeks. The biggest gainers were Romney, up four points; Paul, up eight points; and Perry, up four points. Michele Bachmann climbed three points, as did Jon Huntsman, who has been to Iowa a grand total of one time in the campaign.

Gingrich, on the other hand, fell 12 points.

"This is the fifth consecutive monthly poll with a new leader," Rasmussen says in an email. "It was Bachmann in August, then Perry, Cain, and Gingrich. Amidst all the volatility, Romney's numbers have held steady each month, and Ron Paul has been in double digits each month."

Rasmussen warns that the race remains volatile, with only 40 percent of likely caucus-goers sure of how they will vote.”
In recent days, conservative voices like The National Review and others have come out against Gingrich. Ron Paul has been relentless in his attacks and Mitt Romney even called Newt “Zany.”

Zany? How in the hell can a zany man be so damn competitive? Weak candidate pool?

http://campaign2012.washingtonexaminer.com/blogs/beltway-confidential/poll-dramatic-drop-gingrich-support-iowa/258131

Compromise Sucks!

By John W. Lillpop

Coming into 2011, things looked pretty good for conservatives.

Barack Obama’s socialist policies were clearly not working and a huge majority of the voting public believed that the nation was headed in the wrong direction.

Conservatives had a golden opportunity to win the presidency and perhaps both the House and Senate in 2012.

Heady days, indeed, as Obama’s performance was so poor that a real conservative could prosper, which meant there was no need to compromise by nominating moderates or RINOs!

Now after a year of non-stop debates and humiliating mudslinging, conservatives are being told that it may be necessary to accept a candidate whose conservative credentials are dubious at best, non-existent at worse.

We are told that in order to rid the nation of Barack Obama, conservatives must settle for a “Second Choice” nominee, one with a history of weak-kneed flip flopping on issues like abortion, gay marriage, immigration, socialist health care, and fiscal constraint.

In other words, to interrupt the Marxist take-over of America, conservatives must nominate a man or woman whom is “Obama-light,” with respect to some of the major issues of the day.

How can this be happening to we the people?

What happened to ‘right-thinking’ warriors like John Bolton, Tom Tancredo, and other owners of unassailable conservative pedigree?

Why has Rick Santorum failed to round up any appreciable support? What happened to the Michele Bachmann surge that seemed so promising last spring?

Frankly, conservatives have a right—nay, make that a duty—to be upset.

Over the past few years, we have been forced to accept the likes of George H. Bush, George W. Bush, and John McCain, all whom claim to be conservative but whom think and act like liberals too damn often!

Compromise—it sucks and should be outlawed!

13.12.11

Gingrich Vision for America: Millions of “Invented” Citizens!

By John W. Lillpop

Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich made huge waves recently by claiming that Palestinians are “invented people.”

As reported, in part, at the reference, Gingrich went on to say:

“The Palestinian claim to a right of return is based on a historically false story. I think sometimes it is helpful to have a president of the United States with the courage to tell the truth,” Gingrich said. “Just as it was when [Ronald] Reagan went around his entire national security apparatus to call the Soviet Union an evil empire.”

This is the same Gingrich who, during the November 22, GOP presidential debate, argued vehemently that America should grant amnesty (not what he calls it!) to millions of illegal aliens whom have been in here for 25 years.

How in the hell does that make any sense whatsoever?

Those whom have violated our borders and have deliberately eluded the rule of law for 25 years deserve special treatment, wrapped in forgiveness and compassion?

People who refuse to assimilate by learning the language and whose allegiance remains with Mexico?

Bassackwards thinking, says I!

After all, those who have been here the longest are the most guilty and should be the very first to be deported!

Lest one conclude that the objective is to break-up families or be inhumane to anyone, please remember that, by being here for 25 years, illegals have shown utter contempt and disregard for American sovereignty and values!

Rewarding said vermin in any way will only serve to attract millions more and will encourage those already here to wait out the “Gringos and their silly laws.”

Is Newt Gingrich’s vision for America millions of “invented citizens,” who do not speak the language, have no respect for American culture and the rule of law? And who cost taxpayers $100 billion a year?

That, Mr. Gingrich, sounds like a Contract ON America!

Gingrich would be well advised to accept Michael Savage’s million-dollar offer and drop out of the race for the White House.

Think of it this way, Newt: One Million dollars is damn near as much money as your took from Freddie Mac to sabotage the American Dream!

Besides, dropping out would be far more honorable and patriotic!


http://news.nationalpost.com/2011/12/12/newt-gingrich-doubles-down-on-assertion-that-palestinians-are-an-invented-people/

Pin Strips for Barry Bonds?















By John W. Lillpop

Pin Strips for Barry Bonds?


Not many years ago, that question would have fueled speculation about whether or not super-star Barry Bonds woukd join the New York Yankees baseball empire, and don a traditional pin-stripe uniform.

In 2011, however, the question refers to the December 16 court appearance at which Bonds will be sentenced for his April 13 felony conviction for obstruction of justice.

If things go badly for him in court, Barry Bonds could end up in prison pin stripes for 15 months.

As reported at reference 1, in part:


SAN FRANCISCO - Federal prosecutors are urging a judge to send former baseball slugger Barry Bonds to prison.

In court documents filed late Thursday, prosecutors objected to a recommendation by a federal probation officer that Bonds get only probation when he's sentenced for obstruction of justice on Dec. 16.

In the documents, prosecutors are asking that Bonds be sentenced to 15 months in prison.

Bonds’ attorneys have argued for probation rather than prison time for the man who holds the record for most career home runs (762) and most single-season home runs (73).

Bonds received the Most Valuable Player award seven (7) times during his storied career. Despite his legal problems with steroids, Barry Bonds is unquestionably one of the greatest baseball players in history.

The big question: Will a federal judge sentence the Home Run King and icon to millions of baseball fans to prison?



Ref 1 http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-400_162-57339934/prosecutors-seek-prison-sentence-for-barry-bonds/


Ref 2
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barry_Bonds

12.12.11

Savage to Gingrich: I Will Pay You One Million Dollars to Not Run!

By John W. Lillpop

Once again Dr. Michael Savage has obviated my need for Prozac and 20 years of intense psychotherapy!

You see, my psyche has been in a state of panic/disrepair concurrent with the resurrection of Newt Gingrich from the ranks of the politically dead and his improbable ascension to number one in the ongoing brawl among GOP candidates running to replace Barack Obama.

My ability to tolerate Gingrich crashed when he gave his spiel about special consideration(amnesty!) for illegal aliens whom have been here for 25 years!

How in the hell does that make any sense whatsoever?

Those whom have violated our borders and have deliberately eluded the rule of law for 25 years deserve special treatment, wrapped in forgiveness and compassion?

Bassackwards thinking, says I!

After all, those who have been here the longest are the most guilty and should be the very first to be deported!

Lest one conclude that the objective is to break-up families or be inhumane, please remember that, by being here for 25 years, illegals have shown utter contempt and disregard for American sovereignty and values!

Rewarding said vermin in any way will only serve to attract millions more and will encourage those already here to wait out the “Gringos and their silly laws.”

Is Newt Gingrich’s vision for America millions of “invented citizens,” who do not speak the language, have no respect for American culture and the rule of law?

Wrapping that idiocy around my abused mind was just too much. It all seemed hopeless, a lost cause.

Clearly, I was an isolated madman, out of touch with real conservatives. Bring me Prozac and Vodka, please!

That gloom and doom thinking dominated my being until I learned that Michael Savage sees Gingrich exactly as I do-- a dangerous foe of America.

Savage has done what I cannot afford to do: Offered money to Gingrich for not running.

The message from Michael Savage is as follows (see reference):


THE REPUBLICAN PRESIDENTIAL FIELD HAS COME DOWN TO TWO CANDIDATES WHO HAVE A REAL CHANCE OF GETTING THE NOMINATION: NEWT GINGRICH AND MITT ROMNEY. WHILE IT’S TRUE THAT ROMNEY IS NOT AS STRONG A CONSERVATIVE AS MANY WOULD LIKE HIM TO BE, THE MOST PRESSING ISSUE BEFORE AMERICA TODAY IS DEFEATING BARACK OBAMA. AND THAT IS SOMETHING NEWT GINGRICH CANNOT DO. FOR WEEKS ON MY SHOW, I HAVE ENUMERATED THE REASONS WHY GINGRICH CANNOT SUCCEED IN AN ELECTION AGAINST OBAMA:

 · WHEN HE WAS SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE, GINGRICH FAILED TO DELIVER ON HIS SO-CALLED CONTRACT WITH AMERICA.
 · HE MADE ADS WITH NANCY PELOSI PROMOTING THE FALSE THEORY OF GLOBAL WARMING.
 · HE’S IN FAVOR OF AMNESTY FOR ILLEGAL ALIENS.
 · HE’S TAKEN HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS FROM FANNIE MAE AND FREDDIE MAC, TWO OF THE MOST CORRUPT FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS IN HISTORY.
 · HE’S CHEATED ON TWO WIVES AND LEFT BOTH OF THEM WHILE THEY WERE BOTH SERIOUSLY ILL, WHICH WILL DESTROY HIS CHANCES AMONG FEMALE VOTERS.
 · HE CALLED THE REPUBLICAN PLAN TO REFORM MEDICARE “RIGHT WING SOCIAL ENGINEERING.”
 · IN A PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE AGAINST OBAMA, REGARDLESS OF HOW WELL HE DOES, ON TELEVISION, HE WILL COME OFF BADLY COMPARED TO OBAMA AND LOOK LIKE NOTHING MORE THAN WHAT HE IS: A FAT, OLD, WHITE MAN.

NEWT GINRICH IS UNELECTABLE. MITT ROMNEY IS THE ONLY CANDIDATE WITH A CHANCE OF DEFEATING BARACK OBAMA,

AND THERE IS NOTHING MORE IMPORTANT THAN THAT FOR FUTURE HEALTH, SAFETY, AND SECURITY OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. THEREFORE, I AM OFFERING NEWT GINGRICH ONE MILLION DOLLARS TO DROP OUT OF THE PRESIDENTIAL RACE FOR THE SAKE OF THE NATION.
IF NEWT GINGRICH REALLY LOVES THIS COUNTRY AS MUCH AS HE SAYS HE DOES, IF HE REALLY WANTS WHAT IS BEST FOR AMERICA, HE WILL SET HIS EGO ASIDE, CALL ME, AND ACCEPT MY OFFER. HIS CONTINUED CANDIDACY SPELLS NOTHING BUT RUIN FOR CONSERVATIVES, REPUBLICANS, AND ALL TRUE AMERICAN PATRIOTS. ONE MILLION DOLLARS IN EXCHANGE FOR PRESERVING THE NATION, NEWT. I SAY TAKE THE MONEY… AND DON’T RUN.

More patriotic words have never been spoken or written. Manna from heaven courtesy, of the one and only Dr. Michael Savage.

Thank you good doctor and Happy Holidays!


http://www.michaelsavage.wnd.com/2011/12/savage-offers-gingrich-1-million-to-drop-out-of-the-race-will-announce-on-show-today/

Will Obama’s Anti-Rich, Anti-Energy Obsessions Result in “Blue Christmas” for Middle Class?

By John W. Lillpop


President Obama is keenly aware of the fact that his 2012 reelection bid will depend in large measure on the state of the economy, in particular unemployment. He also knows that the dismal jobless numbers are unlikely to get significantly better before November 2012, and may even get worse.

Those gloomy facts have forced Obama to pursue a cynical agenda which, rather than legitimately working to create jobs, seeks to draw Republicans into legislative wars that will expose conservatives as Scrooge- like scoundrels bent on protecting the unfair tax advantages enjoyed by the rich.

By proposing to extend payroll-tax deductions for the middle-class while paying for same with increased taxes on the rich, Obama and friends were licking their chops with glee at the prospects of a vote that would have GOPers abandoning their war on taxes just to placate the well-to-do upper classes.

It all seemed to be a perfect Marxist class war scenario, and so what if the plan was nothing more than a contrived political gimmick?

For a while, it seemed that the president had outsmarted the Republicans and had established a core issue on which to base his 2012 campaign.

However, some clever folks in the GOP pulled the proverbial rabbit out of the hat: Namely, by all means, extend the payroll-tax reduction and clear the way for the Keystone XL project to commence immediately, rather than placing the project on hold until 2013 as Obama had mandated.

The Keystone XL project could add as many as 20,000 jobs to the economy!

So, why wait Mr. President? As you have argued so persistently, the American people need jobs now!

Should Obama scuttle the GOP proposal to link the payroll-tax reduction to Keystone XL, HE and the Democrats will be guilty of raising taxes on the middle class WHILE refusing to approve a project that will add jobs!

Such is the world of big-league politics in Washington, D.C., even at Christmas!

The big question: Will Obama’s Anti-Rich Anti-Energy Obsessions Result a in “Blue Christmas” for Middle Class?

10.12.11

‘Occupy Putin’--Instigated by Hillary Clinton?

By John W. Lillpop

Political outrage and discontent have apparently taken hold in Russia in the aftermath of elections which adversaries of Vladimir Putin claim are riddled with fraud and manipulation.

Meanwhile, back in the once-great US of A, President Barack Obama has been working 24/7 to dismantle and discredit programs such as the Keystone XL pipeline which would add tens of thousands of desperately-needed jobs to the depressed economy.

Which means that Obama’s female attack dog,the Hildabeast, is in charge of pissing off the Russians and plunging America back into the Cold War that Ronald Reagan won, despite the Democrat Party, in the 1980s.

As reported at the reference, Hillary Clinton has precipitated a one-on-one row with Putin that has the Gipper quaking in his grave:

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, facing the possibility of nationwide protests against his rule, on Thursday accused U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton of instigating demonstrators in the wake of the disputed parliamentary election.

The comments came as opposition supporters largely stayed off the streets after three nights of sizeable protests. No protests were seen in Moscow and only a small one where 10 people were arrested was reported in St. Petersburg.
But the wave of discontent – which has already undercut Putin's public persona of being both strong and beloved – may be far from cresting. More than 30,000 people have promised on a Facebook page to attend a Saturday protest in Moscow and similar rallies have been called for more than 70 other cities.

Putin, in televised remarks, accused the U.S. of encouraging and funding the Russians protesting the alleged election fraud in Sunday's elections. By recently describing Russia's election as rigged, Clinton "gave a signal" to his opponents, said Putin, who also warned of a wider Russian crackdown on dissent.

"They heard this signal and with the support of the U.S. State Department began their active work," Putin said. He said the United States is spending "hundreds of millions" of dollars to influence Russian politics with the aim of weakening a rival nuclear power.

Putin's tough words show the deep cracks in U.S.-Russian ties despite President Barack Obama's efforts to "reset" relations with the Kremlin. Ahead of the election, President Dmitry Medvedev threatened to deploy missiles to target the U.S. missile shield in Europe if Washington failed to assuage Moscow's concerns about its plans.

Clinton has repeatedly criticized Sunday's parliamentary vote, saying "Russian voters deserve a full investigation of electoral fraud and manipulation."

While Clinton is to be applauded for taking on tyrants such as Putin and the Russians, the big question is: What about Syria, Madam Secretary?




http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/12/08/russia-elections-vladimir_n_1136029.html

8.12.11

Whither Inclusion for Those With Differing Views on LGBT Relationships?

By John W. Lillpop

With national elections less than 11 months away, the Obama Administration, AKA, the Obama Reelection Mob, has made pandering to minority groups and issues a major priority in both foreign and domestic policy.

With respect to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) issues, Obama has decided to use foreign aid and diplomacy as a wedge to force other nations and cultures to abandon “discrimination” against those whom are sexually unique.

As reported at the reference:

President Barack Obama, in a memorandum to executive departments, and Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, during a speech before the UN Human Rights Council, issued a coordinated denunciation Tuesday of anti-gay discrimination, stating that equal treatment of gay, lesbian and transgender people was an explicit U.S. foreign policy goal.

The White House said the twin moves represented the U.S. government’s first comprehensive strategy to combat sexual orientation-based human rights abuses around the world.

Gay rights groups cheered the actions, noting that gays and lesbians can be arrested, tortured and even executed in some countries.”


Of course gay rights groups cheered the move! Obama’s action was specifically aimed at shoring up this constituency in advance of the elections!

However, questions about this “foreign policy goal” need to be answered:

( ) What about cultures and religions where LGBT behavior is seen as sinful and morally wrong?

( ) Many Jews, Christians, and especially Muslims, have strict prohibitions against same-sex relationships. Are the spiritual and moral tenets of billions of people who practice those faiths to be officially ignored and violated as a part of US policy?

( ) The new policy seems to be “reverse discrimination” against those opposed to LGBT relationships and thus flawed. How can reverse discrimination be logically advocated by an administration that preaches diversity and inclusion?

( ) Is it prudent for US foreign policy to be based on an issue where a vital US interest is not involved?


Finally, the big question: What in the hell gives Barack Obama, a man who personally opposes gay marriage, the legal or spiritual authority to dictate policy on these delicate matter to foreign nations? Arrogance gone amuck!

Once again, our troubled president is employing a strategy of "divide and conquer" to appease his base at the expense of those who have legitimate objections to his Marxist policies and notions.


http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/us-will-use-foreign-aid-to-defend-gay-rights-abroad-clinton-obama-declare-culture-no-excuse/2011/12/07/gIQAetrhbO_story.html

7.12.11

Merry Christmas to Democrat Rod Blagojevich—In 2026!








By John W. Lillpop

In a devastating blow to Chicago mobster Rod Blagojevich, a district judge has sentenced the Democrat thug and Obama pal to prison for 14 years.

Which means that this corrupt snake is unlikely to have a Merry Christmas before the year 2012. Which is too damn soon for the fellow who put a “For Sale” sign on Barack Obama’s seat in the U.S. Senate.

As reported at the reference:


Former Gov. Rod Blagojevich has been sentenced to 14 years in prison.

U.S. District Judge James Zagel handed down the sentence on Wednesday, shortly after Blagojevich made a plea for leniency, following his conviction on 18 corruption counts.
Before the sentence and emotional Blagojevich told the judge: “I accept the people’s verdict, judge. They found me guilty and all I can say is I never wanted to hurt anyone … I would hope you can find some mercy.”


With any luck, Blagojevich may have a famous cell mate in the near future.

Indeed, the most notorious and evil thug from the streets of Chicago may join Blago if American voters use common sense and kick Barack Obama out of the White House in 2012.

A conservative Republican in the presidency and Republicans in solid control of the US House and Senate could investigate the high crimes and misdemeanors committed by Barack Obama.

There would no cause no impeach and remove Obama because we the people will accomplish that next November.

However, the full extent of Obama’s crimes should be documented for historians and should be pursued by a Republican Attorney General committed to the rule of law.

Reuniting Blagojevich and Obama in a prison setting could do wonders to restore our faith in the rule of law and common sense!


http://chicago.cbslocal.com/2011/12/07/rod-blagojevich-sentenced-to-14-years-in-prison/

Ellen Ratner’s Incredibly–Biased “Incredulous” Alarm

By John W. Lillpop

Ellen Ratner's statement (See reference 3) that ""Most of the press folks with whom I spoke this week were incredulous as to how someone like Cain could even think of running for office, given his skirt-chasing," is a perfect summary of the biased, anti-conservative thinking that resides within Ratner and the hateful leftist media.

Were she imbued with even a smidgen of objectivity, Ratner would know that when it comes to sexual debauchery, harassment, and other inappropriate behavior by elected officials and those seeking elective office, Herman Cain is but a bumbling amateur compared to prominent Democrats.

Ratner seems to have overlooked, or deliberately ignored, the sexual scandals and legal entanglements which have ensnared Bill Clinton, John Edwards, Anthony Weiner, and Barney Frank.

President Bill Clinton, it will be recalled, was involved in a sexual tryst which took place in the White House. He was also accused of other unwanted sexual advances made while in the Oval Office, and many, many more before he invaded the White House.

Perhaps President Clinton, known far and wide for his brilliant IQ, was unaware of the fact that the White House is owned by We the People who intend that it be used for managing official affairs of the United States, but not for adulteress personal affairs and harassment?

Remember, too, that Clinton was accused of perjury and obstruction of justice, was disbarred from practicing law, and was banned from arguing before the U.S. Supreme Court.

Based on the charges of perjury and obstruction of justice, President Clinton was impeached by the U.S. House of Representatives in 1998, but was acquitted by the U.S. Senate in 1999.

To the best of my knowledge, Herman Cain has never been accused of criminal behavior, sexual or otherwise.

What say you, Ms. Ratner?



John Edwards ran to be Vice President in 2004 and the Presidency in 2008. He is currently defending himself against criminal charges which allege that he misused campaign funds to cover-up a sexual affair while married to a woman dying of cancer.

On June 3, 2011, a federal grand jury indicted Edwards on charges that he violated federal campaign finance laws by “secretly obtaining and using” contributions from wealthy benefactors to conceal his mistress and their baby while he was running for president in 2008. See reference 1.

If he is found guilty, Mr. Edwards faces a maximum penalty of 30 years in prison and $1.5 million in fines.

With respect to Herman Cain, to the best of this writer's knowledge he has not been indicted and is not awaiting trial for any criminal act(s). Herman Cain is not facing 30 years in prison!

Get it Ratner?

Anthony Weiner was a rabid leftist who served in the U.S. House of Representatives for the 9th district of New York until June of 2011.
As reported at reference 2, in part:

On May 27, 2011, Weiner sent a link to a sexually suggestive photograph of himself via his public Twitter account to an adult woman who was following him on Twitter. After several days of denying he had posted the image, Weiner held a press conference at which he admitted he had, “exchanged messages and photos of an explicit nature with about six women over the last three years”. He apologized for his earlier denials. After an explicit photo was leaked, Weiner announced on June 16, 2011, that he would resign from Congress, and he formally resigned on June 21.

Herman Cain’s history does not include, to the best of our current knowledge, vulgar and inappropriate behavior of the type that drove Anthony Weiner from office and, to the best of my knowledge, Herman Cain has never used Twitter or any other social network to promote his body parts.

Barney Frank has been in the U.S. House since 1981, allegedly for the purpose of representing the state of Massachusetts. Just in time for the holidays, Frank announced that he will not seek reelection in 2012, thus ending his personal assault on the American Dream.

More than two decades ago, Frank was reprimanded by the US House for using his congressional status on behalf of a male prostitute whom he had employed as a personal aide, including seeking dismissal of 33 parking tickets.

Again, we know of no misbehavior on the part of Herman Cain that compares to that committed by Barney Franks.

Herman Cain may be guilty of all of the bad behavior alleged by four women. In fact, it is damn near impossible to imagine that all of the accusations against him are fabricated lies.

Still, he does not appear to be involved in acts that would be considered criminal of the variety that caught Clinton, Edwards, and Weiner, nor does Cain’s history include behavior that would cause an official reprimand as was the case with Rep. Frank.

Herman Cain's suspension of his campaign is probably in the best interests of the GOP and his family.

However, it is important to recognize that Herman Cain has done nothing remotely comparable to the crimes and misbehavior committed by the Party of Bill Clinton, John Edwards, Anthony Weiner, and Barney Frank.

Just where in the hell is Ratner’s “incredulity” when it comes to crimes and awful behavior by Democrats?



Ref 1: http://www.nytimes.com/2011/06/04/us/politics/04edwards.html?pagewanted=all

Ref 2
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anthony_Weiner

Reference 3

http://www.wnd.com/index.php?fa=PAGE.view&pageId=374245


John W. Lillpop
San Jose, California

6.12.11

Verification of Voter ID: Really About Voter Suppression?

By John W. Lillpop

Assuring the integrity of the voting right is essential to our form of Democracy. Manipulation, through fraud or suppression, can circumvent the very will of We the people, in effect destroying the purpose of free and open elections in the first place.

In recent years, a tsunami of illegal migration, in tandem with a soaring increase in the crime of identity theft, has lead to genuine concern about the integrity of election results in this, the most advanced, sophisticated democracy on the planet.

Regrettably, laws aimed at preventing voter fraud by requiring voters to provide valid ID verification at polling places are seen by some minority groups (and Democrat politicians) as nothing but racist ploys to suppress participation by African- American and Hispanic voters.

As reported, in part, at Reference 1, the NAACP is so concerned about this issue that the organization is actually planning to petition the United Nations for help in advance of the 2012 elections:

The largest civil rights group in America, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), is petitioning the UN over what it sees as a concerted effort to disenfranchise black and Latino voters ahead of next year's presidential election.

The organization will this week present evidence to the UN high commissioner on human rights of what it contends is a conscious attempt to "block the vote" on the part of state legislatures across the US. Next March the NAACP will send a delegation of legal experts to Geneva to enlist the support of the UN human rights council.

The NAACP contends that the America in the throes of a consciously conceived and orchestrated move to strip black and other ethnic minority groups of the right to vote. William Barber, a member of the association's national board, said it was the "most vicious, coordinated and sinister attack to narrow participation in our democracy since the early 20th century.”

However, not all Democrats agree that Voter ID is the “most vicious, coordinated and sinister attack to narrow participation in our democracy” as alleged by the NAACP.

In fact, as reported in part at Reference 2, one former Congressional Democrat argues that voter fraud is indeed a clear and present danger:

Top Democrats are aggressively pushing the claim that Republicans' worries about voter fraud are an insincere excuse to suppress voting by African-Americans and Hispanics, but former Alabama Democratic Rep. Artur Davis who quit electoral politics in 2010 has told The Daily Caller that anti-fraud measures are needed to protect African-Americans from corrupt political bosses -- many of them African-Americans themselves -- who run Democratic Party machines in the South:

... On Nov. 14, progressive Democratic Reps. John Conyers, Steny Hoyer, Jerrold Nadler, Keith Ellison, Steve Cohen, Marcia Fudge and Emanuel Clearer, the chair of the Congressional Black Caucus -- along with representatives from several advocacy groups -- held a meeting to complain about what they say is the danger posed by laws that require voters to identify themselves.

... "What I have seen in my state, in my region, is the most aggressive practitioners of voter-fraud are local machines who are tied lock, stock and barrel to the special interests in their communities -- the landfills, the casino operators -- and they're cooking the [ballot] boxes on election day, they're manufacturing absentee ballots, they're voting [in the names of] people named Donald Duck, because they want to control politics and thwart progress," he told TheDC.

"People who are progressives have no business defending those individuals."

In other words, the Republican concerns are well-founded and justified, while the Democrats' efforts to prevent measures to prevent voter fraud not only defy common sense but also appear to be nothing less than a conspiracy to allow it.”

The extent to which minority advocates can overreach became obvious in a recent story out of Port Chester, NY.

As reported at Reference 3:

Port Chester NY- How do you get minorities elected to power in districts where they don’t have enough votes? Why just let them vote 6 times , you know, just to be fair. Do you think this happened in a dark Chicago alley with Daley, Obama or Blagojevich?

No, this is happening in New York State and not in the dark of night but in the light of day with the full blessing of the federal judge who heard the case. The judge is black and was appointed to the federal bench by George W. Bush!”


Letting Hispanics vote six times is fair and reasonable?

Of course, when one citizen is allowed to vote six times, the votes of five other people are suppressed. Where is the good in that?

The precious right to vote must never be infringed upon based on a desire to prevent any person from voting because of that individual’s political tendencies or voting preferences.

However, it is just as important that fool-proof procedures be in place to suppress the vote of:

*Illegal aliens
*Those not registered to vote
*Those attempting to vote more than once
*The dead

Requiring would be voters to provide proof of ID is small price to pay in order to guard against voter fraud of the sort listed.

Those who oppose voter ID are being unreasonable and are, themselves, a danger to the exercise of our most precious right—the right to vote!




Ref 1:

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/dec/05/civil-rights-naacp-voter-warning


Reference 2:
http://www.hyscience.com/archives/2011/11/post_17.php
Reference 3:

http://www.conunderground.com/in-ny-one-hispanic-vote-is-better-than-six-white-votes/

5.12.11

Should Children in Liberal Homes Be Taken into Protective Custody?

Satire by John W. Lillpop


A recent story from Cleveland, Ohio has set off a firestorm of “Nanny State” alarms in the hearts and minds of thinking Americans who sincerely believe that government is improperly encroaching into matters best left in the hands of adult parents.

At issue is a Cleveland third-grader who tips the scales at over 200 pounds and, as a result, suffers health problems which accrue to the morbidly obese.

As reported at the Reference, in part:

A Cleveland third grader who weighed more than 200 pounds was taken from his mother after officials reportedly said she did not do enough to help the boy, who suffered from a weight-related health issue, to lose weight.

"They are trying to make it seem like I am unfit, like I don't love my child," the boy's mother, who was not identified, told the Cleveland Plain Dealer. "It's a lifestyle change and they are trying to make it seem like I am not embracing that. It is very hard, but I am trying."

Officials first became aware of the boy's weight after his mother took him to the hospital last year while he was having breathing problems, the newspaper reported. The child was diagnosed with sleep apnea and began to be monitored by social workers while he was enrolled in a program called "Healthy Kids, Healthy Weight" at the Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital.

The boy lost a few pounds, but recently began to gain some back, the Cleveland Plain Dealer reported. At that point, the Department of Children and Family Services asked a juvenile court for custody of the boy, citing his soaring weight as a form of medical neglect, according to the newspaper.

Taking obese children from their families has become a topic of intense debate over the past year after one high-profile pediatric obesity expert made controversial comments in the Journal of the American Medical Association advocating the practice in acute cases.”

Intense debate is certainly called for, given the low-IQ knot heads generally working for government in agencies such as CPS.

However, the issue has broader applications. For instance, should children residing in homes run by extreme liberals be removed from such environments for the safety of children and society as a while?

An innocent child (or grandchild) being raised by, say, Nancy Pelosi could be subjected to illogical and dangerous concepts which could wreak havoc on her/his ability to function normally and live a normal life.

Example: A child raised by Nancy Pelosi might see nothing immoral or illogical about slaughtering 50 million innocent, defenseless, unborn babies, but would quake at the notion of delivering justice to a serial killer via a lethal injunction with an instrument no more painful than a flu shot.

Should any child be forced to live in a home where such idiocy is taught as “Catholic” doctrine?

Another exampler: A young boy raised by a leftist whack-job like Barney Frank could end up loathing girls while loving other little boys. That could ultimately result in extreme anti-social behavior, and unnecessary exposure to all sorts of awkward moments, perhaps even including embarrassing disease.

Why not move the little tyke beyond Barney’s reach and into a home where traditional male-female relationships are respected and exalted?

Another example: A brat raised by Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano might grow up with the mistaken notion that “Borders are for sissies!” and other leftist pap typical of Napolitano’s cavalier disregard for the harm and pain inflicted on law-abiding citizens by illegal aliens from south of our borders.

Therefore, a child raised by Big Sis might feel justified in breaking into a neighbor’s home and stealing the biggest, most attractive gifts from under the Christmas tree under the guise of being an Undocumented, Newly-Arrived Refugee from a less wealthy part of town.

What sort of society would we have if 20 million brats acted out on that fantasy come December 24?

My rhetorical questions are obviously meant to lead the reader into concluding that, in each instance cited, the child and society would be better off if the child were removed from the overly-liberal environment.

The only knot in my logic: Just whom should custody be granted to, given the fact that all state-run institutions are corrupt and incompetent hell holes?


http://www.cafemom.com/group/416/forums/read/15455975/Obese_child_removed_from_his_home_by_C_P_S

3.12.11

Not So "Sweet" Nutcracker End for the Black Walnut















By John W. Lillpop

In a said day for those of us who found Herman Cain’s candidacy refreshing—at least for a while—the fellow who calls himself the “Black Walnut” has apparently cracked under the pressure of national politics.

As reported, in part, at the reference:

ATLANTA (AP) — The Cain train has come to a stop.
Herman Cain suspended his bid for the Republican presidential nomination on Saturday following a steady drumbeat of sexual misconduct allegations he said were harming his family and drowning out his ability to deliver his message.

With just one month to go until the lead-off Iowa caucuses, Cain's announcement is tantamount to a concession. Still, he told supporters, he planned to continue his efforts to influence Washington and announced "Plan B" — what he called a grassroots effort to return government to the people.

Cain denounced the accusations of impropriety against him as "false and unproven" but said that they had been hurtful to his family, particularly his wife, Gloria.

"So as of today, with a lot of prayer and soul-searching, I am suspending my presidential campaign. I am suspending my presidential campaign because of the continued distractions and the continued hurt caused on me and my family," a tired-looking Cain told about a 400 supporters.”

One hopes that quitting the race will bring a measure of peace to Cain who has been battered and rammed non-stop for two months.

For his wonderful wife Gloria, one offers more than hope: A prayer that she is able to withstand the hurt and pain inflicted on her over the past 60 days.

God Bless Gloria Cain!



http://news.yahoo.com/cain-announces-hes-suspending-campaign-185930830.html

“Black Walnut” Cracked

By John W. Lillpop

In a said day for those of us who found Herman Cain’s candidacy refreshing—at least for a while—the fellow who calls himself the “Black Walnut” has apparently cracked under the pressure of national politics.

As reported, in part, at the reference:

ATLANTA (AP) — The Cain train has come to a stop.
Herman Cain suspended his bid for the Republican presidential nomination on Saturday following a steady drumbeat of sexual misconduct allegations he said were harming his family and drowning out his ability to deliver his message.

With just one month to go until the lead-off Iowa caucuses, Cain's announcement is tantamount to a concession. Still, he told supporters, he planned to continue his efforts to influence Washington and announced "Plan B" — what he called a grassroots effort to return government to the people.

Cain denounced the accusations of impropriety against him as "false and unproven" but said that they had been hurtful to his family, particularly his wife, Gloria.

"So as of today, with a lot of prayer and soul-searching, I am suspending my presidential campaign. I am suspending my presidential campaign because of the continued distractions and the continued hurt caused on me and my family," a tired-looking Cain told about a 400 supporters.”

One hopes that quitting the race will bring a measure of peace to Cain who has been battered and rammed non-stop for two months.

For his wonderful wife Gloria, one offers more than hope: A prayer that she is able to withstand the hurt and pain inflicted on her over the past 60 days.

God Bless Gloria Cain!



http://news.yahoo.com/cain-announces-hes-suspending-campaign-185930830.html

2.12.11

Conclusions from Latest Drop in Unemployment













By John W. Lillpop

Great news all around as the latest unemployment number is ‘only’ 8.6 percent! From the slime and spin pit in the Oval Office, the news is being heralded as proof that Obama is on the right track.

One can also extrapolate the latest numbers to reach the following conclusions:

( )Unemployment is on the wane because the GOP won control of the U.S. House and additional influence in the Senate by virtue of the 2010 elections;

( ) The Tea Party has changed the culture of thinking in Washington, thereby inspiring positive economic news;

( )Obama’s “Jobs Bill” and other deficit-causing stimulus schemes are unneeded and would, if enacted, drive unemployment up again;

( )Improved employment results are directly related to the 2010 extension of the Bush tax cuts, thus making an excellent argument for those cuts being made permanent;

( )When Obama’s prospects for re-election dim significantly, a general sense of relief prevails among the American people, which inspires growth and more jobs; and

( ) Tough new immigration laws in Alabama, Arizona, South Carolina, Georgia, and Utah mean fewer illegal aliens in jobs that should be filled by citizens.

The summary conclusion: By failing so miserably in his first three years in office, Barack Obama has almost no chance of being reelected, a fact that has inspired a burst of new optimism and job creation in America!