Strong, Powerful Tea Converted to Weak, Colored Water!

By John W. Lillpop

Not too be too cynical or sarcastic, but did America not hold national elections on November 2, 2010, at which time the Obama administration and Democrats in general were subjected to a severe “shellacking” dealt by the American people?

And was the result of those elections not the removal of Nancy Pelosi and fellow leftists from majority status in the U.S. House, and significant degradation of the liberal strangle hold in the U.S. Senate?

Did not those 2010 elections signal a grass-roots message from we the taxed to Obama and friends, the essence of which was: CUT federal spending, STOP growing the humungous deficit, and even BANISH talk of higher taxes?

Is it not true that members of the Tea Party were sent to Washington to charter a new course that would save the American dream and, God willing, the very republic itself?

Did we not celebrate the fact that, for the first time in history, in 2011 the debate about raising the debt ceiling also included serious, heated discussion about spending cuts to offset any debt increase?

The answer to each of those questions is a loud, resounding YES!

So why in the hell was I rudely awakened this morning with the news that Republicans have agreed to extend the Payroll Tax holiday and extend unemployment benefits (again) WITHOUT PAYING FOR SAID SPENDING?

If the Republican Party is now an official wing of the Obama administration, is there ANY hope for our survival?


Catholic Bishops Abort Obama’s Hideous “Accommodation”

By John W. Lillpop

To those concerned about President Obama’s so-called ‘accommodation’ on the birth control issue, the Obama plan was yet another striking example of government gone completely amuck under a man too arrogant to fully understand the term ‘conscience.’

What else but blind arrogance would cause a supposed intellectual to propose that Catholic concern about mandated coverage for contraception services could be assuaged by simply forcing private insurers to pay for services which offend the conscience of millions of Catholic faithful?

In simple terms even Obama should be able to grasp, the issue is NOT about money! Rather, it is about the intrinsic, spiritual value of human life and the moral obligation to keep government from interfering with the domain of life, which is, or should be, the exclusive property of God.

According to many Catholics, the practice of contraception is evil and wrong, regardless of who picks up the tab!

How in hell can that concept be so difficult for the “smartest man in America” to grasp?

As reported at the reference, in part, Obama’s stupid attempt to sweep the issue under the rug was smacked down by Catholic bishops:

“Catholic bishops said Friday night that they would not support the Obama administration's proposed compromise on a controversial rule that requires most employers to fully cover contraception in their workers' health plans.

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, which had led opposition to the regulation, issued a statement saying that they didn't believe their concerns were addressed by a new policy offered by President Barack Obama on Friday morning to allow religious employers who object to the use of birth control to turn over responsibility for covering it to insurance companies.

Under the new policy, religious employers that don't want to offer contraception could exclude it from their policies.

Insurance companies instead would be required to provide access to contraception for plan participants who wanted it, without explicitly charging either the religious employer or worker.”

Given the fact that Obama is not a Catholic, his confusion is somewhat understandable.

Still, the Vice President Catholic as is the Minority Leader in the U.S. House of Representatives.

How is it that neither Joe Biden nor Nancy Pelosi has been able to rescue Barack Obama from this quagmire of religious bigotry?



Islam a “Religion of Peace”? Where?

By John W. Lillpop

It may be true that Islam is indeed a “Religion of Peace” as has been contended by U.S. Presidents Bush and Obama, as well as by other Muslim apologists.

Most rationale Americans, however, will blanche at the very notion, given the events of 9/11.

Furthermore, the “Religion of Peace” moniker seems completely at odds with reality in view of current events:

The slaughter of innocent Muslims by the Assad regime continues unabated in Syria despite widespread revulsion and condemnation throughout the world; Iran continues to defy the world in pursuing nuclear-nation status, a defiance that is very close to erupting into all-out war; more than a year following the purging of dictator Muhammad Hosni Mubarak from power in Egypt and following democratic elections, Muslims are again being killed in Tahrir Square because, of all things, disputes involving football; the so-called “great achievement” of the Obama administration in Iraq seems tenuous, at best, and more likely to devolve into chaos; and Muslims continue to destroy Muslims in Afghanistan as the House of Obama-Clinton tries to negotiate peace in that God-forsaken hell-hole where peace has been evasive for decades, if not centuries.

And so it is, throughout the middle-east and Africa, Muslims are taking up arms against fellow Muslims in issues of great significance to issues not worthy of bloodshed (football), at least by Western standards.

A variety of words can be used to make sense when discussing the Muslim faith. “Religion of peace” is NOT among them!