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A quick look at the polls

Monday, August 31st, 2009

Lots of interesting data over at Rasmussen today.

Only 29% of American voters are confident That Congress Knows What It’s Doing on Economy!

Only 22% of Americans think that Congress understands ObamaCare.

42% of American Voters Strongly Disapprove of our Dear Leader‘s performance, and total disapproval rating is up to 52%. We now have a majority of American voters who disgress with our Dear Leader!

Sixty percent (60%) of Americans say there is too much media coverage of our Dear Leader‘s personal life and family.  Here is some advice to the MSM, less noise, more signal.

Two Thirds of American voters think our Dear Leader is taking America in the wrong direction.

70% of likely American voters now favor a government that offers fewer services and imposes lower Taxes over one that provides more services with higher taxes!

Far left extremist democrat Congress critter “SanFran Nan” Pelosi’s unfavorables have risen to 64%

Score one for the Motor City Madman

Sunday, August 30th, 2009

I need to find a better source for this interview, but it sound like Ted Nugent.

A French journalist, an animal rights activist, was interviewing Ted Nugent, rock star and avid bow hunter from Michigan. The discussion came around to deer hunting.

The journalist asked, “What do you think is the last thought in the head of a deer before you shoot him? Is it, “Are you my friend?” or is it “Are you the one who killed my brother?”

Nugent replied, “Deer aren’t capable of that kind of thinking. All they care about is, what am I going to eat next, who am I going to screw next, and can I run fast enough to get away. They are very much like the French.”

The interview ended

HT to Money Issues

Bringing another over to the Dark Side

Sunday, August 30th, 2009

My brother liked my iPhone more than his smartphone, so he bought himself one yesterday.

More details over at Urbin Technology.

Obama’s Read My Lips moment is on its way

Saturday, August 29th, 2009

It seems that someone at CNN has finally done that math on our Dear Leader‘s programs and figured out what the rest of us did before the election.

He’s going to jack taxes through the roof.

Ace points out some highlights of the article:

…Shy of finding a fairy willing to leave trillions under Uncle Sam’s pillow, lawmakers will have to raise taxes and cut spending…
…President Obama is pledging to keep taxes low for most people…

…Experts say that’s not going to cut it.

“Taxes are going up and they’re going up for a lot more people than those making more than $250,000. Why? Math. The numbers don’t come close to working,”…

The math isn’t that hard folks, he wants to greatly expand government on top of already expanding the massive federal debt. Somebody has to pay for the programs and the interest. Even if you taxed 100% of what “the rich” make, it isn’t enough.

Below the Beltway quotes a Washington Post article that also shows the scary math.

“This used to be America!” “It ain’t no more, okay?”

Saturday, August 29th, 2009

An enlightening video from a democrat congresscritter’s “Town Hall” meeting. No dissent will be allowed, and sadly the police are assisting with the denial of basic First Amendment rights.

The cop sums it up when he replies to the comment, “This used to be America!” with “It ain’t no more, okay?”

Friday B-Movie Pick: Six String Samurai

Friday, August 28th, 2009

Six String Samurai

A fine B-Movie Martial Arts classic that combines Rock and Roll, post-apocalyptic SciFi, and Martial Arts. Oh ya, sprinke in a bit of Elvis Presley and Las Vegas for seasoning. It’s gritty, tounge in cheek, and very low budget. Our hero is stalked by non other than Death himself (who is the Heavy Metal counterpoint to our hero’s classic Buddy Holly style Rock and Roll).

The Friday B-Movie Archive

Video of the rock slide near the Ahwahnee Hotel

Thursday, August 27th, 2009

The Ahwahnee is a historic hotel in Yosemite National Park in California.

The Political Spectrum Explained

Wednesday, August 26th, 2009

Three examples of the left’s base

Tuesday, August 25th, 2009

Let’s take a look at three separate incidents that point out just how out of touch with the average American the liberal left, which is the core of the democrat party, is.

First we have Congressman Charles Rangel (democrat – NY), who is “already beset by a series of ethics investigations,” failed to report at $1 Million of additional assets. No wonder Rep. Rangel is always calling for tax hikes, as a noted tax cheat, he probably doesn’t expect to pay them.

Next we have a major fund raiser/donor for both Hillary Rodham Clinton and our Dear Leader has been arrested for fraud.  Yup, shades of Norman Hsu, but this time there was a lot more money involved.

Hassan Nemazee, chairman of Nemazee Capital Corp. and a fundraiser for President Obama and Hillary Clinton, was arrested on charges that he tricked Citigroup Inc. into lending him as much as $74 million using phony documents.

Nemazee got the loan by telling Citibank that he held accounts with hundreds of millions of dollars which could serve as collateral, U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara said today in a statement. He used fake addresses and phone numbers to mislead the bank, prosecutors said.

The accounts “either never existed or had been closed years before Nemazee submitted the documents referencing those accounts,” Bharara said in the statement.

To wrap up, the Jawa Report lists two left wing extremist bombers.
First, by way of Gateway Pundit, we have this bit of news you won’t see on MSNBC.

A federal search warrant obtained by the Post-Dispatch connects a former Democratic campaign strategist to a Clayton bombing last year that seriously injured an attorney

and then we have these folks who plotted to bomb the Republican National Convention.

A Texas woman faces trial this month in Austin on charges she threatened to kill a government informant who infiltrated an Austin-based group that planned to bomb the Republican National Convention in St. Paul, Minn., last fall…

…Crowder and McKay were part of a group of activists that had gone to the Twin Cities to take part in street demonstrations. The FBI had infiltrated the group with Darby. Crowder and McKay built eight of the gasoline firebombs but didn’t use them, a fact law enforcement officials credited to Darby.

Yup, tax cheats, frauds, swindlers and violent criminals. The core of the democrat party base.

Update: Shining example of a leftist number 4.  Maurice Schwenkler was arrested for smashing 11 windows at the Colorado democrat headquarters.  Let us example Schwenkler’s political background.  According to the Denver Post, a Maurice Schwenkler “received $500 from a political 527 committee called Colorado Citizens Coalition for “communications,” according to campaign finance disclosures.

The accountant for the 527 appears to be the same woman who handles the books for many other Democratic-leaning political committees.

A Maurice Schwenkler also signed an online 2005 petition to free anti-war Christian protesters who were captured in Iraq.”

I’m betting that Schwenkler wasn’t with the Soccer Moms at the Tea Party protests.  This is looking like yet another case of leftist violence/vandalism committed so they can blame their political opponents.

HT to Ms. Malkin.

The Left’s Deceptive Narrative

Tuesday, August 25th, 2009

Bill Whittle of PJTV shows the history of the modern left’s conscious decision to avoid the facts and the truth in order to get their message across.  It goes back to the early 2oth century, with its roots firmly planted in writings of Karl Marx.  Marx, who never had a real job in his life, predicted what the “workers of the world” would do, and not surprisingly, got it completely wrong.

So the Marxists stopped calling themselves Marxists, at least in public, and came up with a way to attack their philosophical enemies.  This method, called “Critical Theory”,  allows the Marxists to attack their foes on very narrow grounds, while avoiding any historical evidence to the contrary and not providing any solutions of their own.

The Marxists, going under the code name “the Frankfurt School” have been very successful in pushing their false narrative in popular culture.  As Mr. Whittle points out, the so-called “journalists” at MSNBC spout it without even knowning it.