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Are The Democrats Trying To “Make Nice”?

Posted by TheJOTUS on September 11, 2010

Ever notice lately that the Democrats are suddenly praising Former President Bush? In the President’s Address from the Oval Office, President Obama praised Former President Bush for his patriotism and his dedication. Then on the Colbert show, Vice President Biden expressed his gratitude toward Former President Bush on the Iraq war.

Now keep in mind that for the last several years, all we have heard is how horrible President Bush was, especially in the handling of the GWOT (Global War On Terror). Now suddenly, we are hearing praising remarks.

Why the shift?

President Obama’s approval ratings are well below the critical 50% mark. Congressional elections are only about 50 days from now. The generic ballot shows a Republican over Democrat favorability rating over 10%. In one recent polling, Americans actually now prefer Former President Bush over current President Obama.

The Democrats are in serious trouble this election, and they know it.

The bashing and blaming of Former President Bush has expired beyond the patience of the average American, and has torn into the support from the moderates.

The Democrats were in a catch-22 on the Iraq war. They could not blame Bush for all of the failures of the Iraq war, and yet attempt to take credit themselves for the success, when it was them that opposed “The Surge”. The Democrats knew that the credit for the success of “The Surge” had to go to one source and one source only, and that was Former President Bush. Even the Baker Commission panel recommended diplomacy over increased aggressive forces. Senator Harry Reid called Iraq a failure. Senator Biden said that “The Surge” would never work. The decision for “The Surge” and the consequences for the success or failure rested on the shoulders of only one man.

The Iraq war success had to go to one man and one man only. The one man who went with the advice of one General, and against the grain of all other’s advise and recommendations. That man was President Bush.

At this point in time, when President Obama announces the withdraw of all combat troops in Iraq, to condemn, ridicule, or blame Former President Bush, would have been a political attack that would have dropped the approval ratings with the moderates even further.

The Democrats were forced a hand to thank and praise a man for his dedication. The Democrats were suddenly forced to “play nice”. Deep down, giving such praise was probably like pouring acid on their skin. They had no alternative though, other than for the first time to finally “Make Nice”.

Via Uncle Curtis

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Some Sound Decent Advice

Posted by TheJOTUS on August 17, 2010

Because let’s face it, you gotta start somewhere. 

Gary North comes at it with some specific advice you won’t hear from the decepticons in the “big R” republican party.  Ten facts of American politics:

1. You can’t beat something with nothing.
2. 80% of politicians respond only to two things: (1) fear; (2) pain.
3. Bureaucrats (tenured) respond only to one thing: budget cuts.
4. Political reform never comes as long as the tax money flows in.
5. The #1 goal is to reduce the government’s funds, not re-direct them.
6. Congress’s club system sucks in 80% of new members by term #2.
7. Politicians listen to their peers, not to their constituents.
8. Money from the government buys off most voters.
9. Most citizens care little about politics and know less.
10. This gives influence to organized swing-vote blocs.

And eight rules of engagement:

1. Vote for a hard-core challenger on the other side against a squishy incumbent
2. Hold your newly elected politician’s feet to the fire the first time he breaks ranks on a key vote
3. Get him to sign a resignation letter
4. Track all of his votes on your #1 issue, and post them online
5. Find out who his largest campaign donors are
6. Instill fear
7. Inflict pain
8. Trust, but verify

Go ahead and click over.  It is a good read and worth the time.

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Robert Byrd, Former KKK Member, Dead At Age 92

Posted by TheJOTUS on June 28, 2010

Democrat Senator and former klan member from the state of West Virginia died last night.  I’ll try to take the high road here and keep it classy.  So I’ll leave you with some words from the late Senator:

I shall never fight in the armed forces with a Negro by my side… Rather I should die a thousand times, and see Old Glory trampled in the dirt never to rise again, than to see this beloved land of ours become degraded by race mongrels, a throwback to the blackest specimen from the wilds.

Remember this when you hear the media’s praising coverage of klansman Byrd’s life.

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Cinco de Mayo? Or Cinco de Mayhem?

Posted by TheJOTUS on May 8, 2010

Apparently on Cinco de Mayo some students were sent home because they offended some mexican-American students by wearing the American Flag depicted on their shirts and shorts.  You have got to be kidding me:

On any other day at Live Oak High School in Morgan Hill, Daniel Galli and his four friends would not even be noticed for wearing T-shirts with the American flag. But Cinco de Mayo is not any typical day especially on a campus with a large Mexican American student population.

Galli says he and his friends were sitting at a table during brunch break when the vice principal asked two of the boys to remove American flag bandannas that they wearing on their heads and for the others to turn their American flag T-shirts inside out. When they refused, the boys were ordered to go to the principal’s office.

“They said we could wear it on any other day,” Daniel Galli said, “but today is sensitive to Mexican-Americans because it’s supposed to be their holiday so we were not allowed to wear it today.”

The boys said the administrators called their T-shirts “incendiary” that would lead to fights on campus.

…”I think they should apologize cause it is a Mexican Heritage Day,” Annicia Nunez, a Live Oak High student, said. “We don’t deserve to be get disrespected like that. We wouldn’t do that on Fourth of July.”

Ok, I think we can all agree Annicia is hawt.  But with that aside, really Annicia?  Really?  Apologize?  This isn’t mexico.  This is America, where the American flag is 24/7/365.  And the price in blood paid for that flag is a hell of a lot higher than your petty feelings of being “disrespected”.  So how about this apology?  Fuck.  Off.

To compare the Corona beer party to the 4th of July is absurd.  The 4th of July is our day of independence you jackasses.  The American flag stands above all other flags.  The Israeli flag, the Italian flag the Irish flag and yes, the mexican flag!  Not to mention Cinco de Mayo isn’t even a real holiday——in mexico!  Or that they won the battle, but lost the war and were occupied by France, France!!, until the U. S. pressured them back to their own hemisphere.  So instead of bitching about a few kids wearing their own flag, how about you pay attention in class and put yourself some f-ing knowledge.

And what’s worse than the comments from these mexican kids is the Principal and Vice Principal.  The American flag is provocative and incendiary?  In a public school, funded by the American tax payer?  That flag that is soooo incendiary gives you the freedom to open your pie hole and speak such garbage.  Dick bags.  These two clowns should be fired if not for their comments, but at the very least for being stupid idiots.  But they won’t because up and down that school district is one ignorant liberal after another.

So now our flag is controversial.  While other people are celebrating their (supposed) holiday, we can’t have people walking around with the American flag on their person.  Nooooo, can’t have that can we?  Yet if I walked in with a murderous douchbag che guevara t-shirt, why that would be considered edgy.  And notice how tolerance only goes one way.  One way.  White christian males?  Piss on them.  The American flag?  Piss on it.  But upset the beer cart on Cinco de Mayo and it’s outrageous outrage.

Folks, this is a clear example of the deterioration of what our society is.  In particular the culture.  And especially our history.  People who come to this country must accept and respect the American way.  They don’t have to forget where they came from and their past cultures, they can celebrate them.  And should embrace them.  We have Columbus day, St. Patrick’s day, etc., etc.  We get that and it is completely fine.  Be proud of your heritage.  Pass it on to your kids and grandkids.  But you are first and foremost an American.  This is an American society.  Not a mexican and everything else society.

What this Principal and Vice Principal should have done is addressed these kids and the community and said look, you can represent your culture.  But these kids can represent theirs as well.  People in this country embrace ethnic pride.  As they should.  It is the rejection of America where we draw the line.

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A Top 10 List Of Corrupt Bastards In Politics

Posted by TheJOTUS on February 20, 2010

Judicial Watch names and explains their selections of the top ten most corrupt politicians inside the Beltway.  Unfortunately it is in alphabetical order:

Senator Christopher Dodd (D-CT): This marks two years in a row for Senator Dodd, who made the 2008 “Ten Most Corrupt” list for his corrupt relationship with Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and for accepting preferential treatment and loan terms from Countrywide Financial, a scandal which still dogs him. In 2009, the scandals kept coming for the Connecticut Democrat. In 2009, Judicial Watch filed a Senate ethics complaint against Dodd for undervaluing a property he owns in Ireland on his Senate Financial Disclosure forms. Judicial Watch’s complaint forced Dodd to amend the forms. However, press reports suggest the property to this day remains undervalued. Judicial Watch also alleges in the complaint that Dodd obtained a sweetheart deal for the property in exchange for his assistance in obtaining a presidential pardon (during the Clinton administration) and other favors for a long-time friend and business associate. The false financial disclosure forms were part of the cover-up. Dodd remains the head the Senate Banking Committee.

Senator John Ensign (R-NV): A number of scandals popped up in 2009 involving public officials who conducted illicit affairs, and then attempted to cover them up with hush payments and favors, an obvious abuse of power. The year’s worst offender might just be Nevada Republican Senator John Ensign. Ensign admitted in June to an extramarital affair with the wife of one of his staff members, who then allegedly obtained special favors from the Nevada Republican in exchange for his silence. According to The New York Times: “The Justice Department and the Senate Ethics Committee are expected to conduct preliminary inquiries into whether Senator John Ensign violated federal law or ethics rules as part of an effort to conceal an affair with the wife of an aide…” The former staffer, Douglas Hampton, began to lobby Mr. Ensign’s office immediately upon leaving his congressional job, despite the fact that he was subject to a one-year lobbying ban. Ensign seems to have ignored the law and allowed Hampton lobbying access to his office as a payment for his silence about the affair. (These are potentially criminal offenses.) It looks as if Ensign misused hisPresident Barack Obama: During his presidential campaign, President Obama promised to run an ethical and transparent administration. However, in his first year in office, the President has delivered corruption and secrecy, bringing Chicago-style political corruption to the White House. Consider just a few Obama administration “lowlights” from year one: Even before President Obama was sworn into office, he was interviewed by the FBI for a criminal investigation of former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich’s scheme to sell the President’s former Senate seat to the highest bidder. (Obama’s Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel and slumlord Valerie Jarrett, both from Chicago, are also tangled up in the Blagojevich scandal.) Moreover, the Obama administration made the startling claim that the Privacy Act does not apply to the White House. The Obama White House believes it can violate the privacy rights of American citizens without any legal consequences or accountability. President Obama boldly proclaimed that “transparency and the rule of law will be the touchstones of this presidency,” but his administration is addicted to secrecy, stonewalling far too many of Judicial Watch’s Freedom of Information Act requests and is refusing to make public White House visitor logs as federal law requires. The Obama administration turned the National Endowment of the Arts (as well as the agency that runs the AmeriCorps program) into propaganda machines, using tax dollars to persuade “artists” to promote the Obama agenda. According to documents uncovered by Judicial Watch, the idea emerged as a direct result of the Obama campaign and enjoyed White House approval and participation. President Obama has installed a record number of “czars” in positions of power. Too many of these individuals are leftist radicals who answer to no one but the president. And too many of the czars are not subject to Senate confirmation (which raises serious constitutional questions). Under the President’s bailout schemes, the federal government continues to appropriate or control — through fiat and threats — large sectors of the private economy, prompting conservative columnist George Will to write: “The administration’s central activity — the political allocation of wealth and opportunity — is not merely susceptible to corruption, it is corruption.” Government-run healthcare and car companies, White House coercion, uninvestigated ACORN corruption, debasing his office to help Chicago cronies, attacks on conservative media and the private sector, unprecedented and dangerous new rights for terrorists, perks for campaign donors — this is Obama’s “ethics” record — and we haven’t even gotten through the first year of his presidency. public office (and taxpayer resources) to cover up his sexual shenanigans.

Rep. Barney Frank (D-MA): Judicial Watch is investigating a $12 million TARP cash injection provided to the Boston-based OneUnited Bank at the urging of Massachusetts Rep. Barney Frank. As reported in the January 22, 2009, edition of the Wall Street Journal, the Treasury Department indicated it would only provide funds to healthy banks to jump-start lending. Not only was OneUnited Bank in massive financial turmoil, but it was also “under attack from its regulators for allegations of poor lending practices and executive-pay abuses, including owning a Porsche for its executives’ use.” Rep. Frank admitted he spoke to a “federal regulator,” and Treasury granted the funds. (The bank continues to flounder despite Frank’s intervention for federal dollars.) Moreover, Judicial Watch uncovered documents in 2009 that showed that members of Congress for years were aware that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac were playing fast and loose with accounting issues, risk assessment issues and executive compensation issues, even as liberals led by Rep. Frank continued to block attempts to rein in the two Government Sponsored Enterprises (GSEs). For example, during a hearing on September 10, 2003, before the House Committee on Financial Services considering a Bush administration proposal to further regulate Fannie and Freddie, Rep. Frank stated: “I want to begin by saying that I am glad to consider the legislation, but I do not think we are facing any kind of a crisis. That is, in my view, the two Government Sponsored Enterprises we are talking about here, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, are not in a crisis. We have recently had an accounting problem with Freddie Mac that has led to people being dismissed, as appears to be appropriate. I do not think at this point there is a problem with a threat to the Treasury.” Frank received $42,350 in campaign contributions from Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac between 1989 and 2008. Frank also engaged in a relationship with a Fannie Mae Executive while serving on the House Banking Committee, which has jurisdiction over Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

Ensign is the only Republican on the list, and really it isn’t much of a surprise.  I mean Republicans don’t hold any power in Washington at the moment, so why buy a politician who can’t sell out on anything important?

And yes, our president made the list:

President Barack Obama: During his presidential campaign, President Obama promised to run an ethical and transparent administration. However, in his first year in office, the President has delivered corruption and secrecy, bringing Chicago-style political corruption to the White House. Consider just a few Obama administration “lowlights” from year one: Even before President Obama was sworn into office, he was interviewed by the FBI for a criminal investigation of former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich’s scheme to sell the President’s former Senate seat to the highest bidder. (Obama’s Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel and slumlord Valerie Jarrett, both from Chicago, are also tangled up in the Blagojevich scandal.) Moreover, the Obama administration made the startling claim that the Privacy Act does not apply to the White House. The Obama White House believes it can violate the privacy rights of American citizens without any legal consequences or accountability. President Obama boldly proclaimed that “transparency and the rule of law will be the touchstones of this presidency,” but his administration is addicted to secrecy, stonewalling far too many of Judicial Watch’s Freedom of Information Act requests and is refusing to make public White House visitor logs as federal law requires. The Obama administration turned the National Endowment of the Arts (as well as the agency that runs the AmeriCorps program) into propaganda machines, using tax dollars to persuade “artists” to promote the Obama agenda. According to documents uncovered by Judicial Watch, the idea emerged as a direct result of the Obama campaign and enjoyed White House approval and participation. President Obama has installed a record number of “czars” in positions of power. Too many of these individuals are leftist radicals who answer to no one but the president. And too many of the czars are not subject to Senate confirmation (which raises serious constitutional questions). Under the President’s bailout schemes, the federal government continues to appropriate or control — through fiat and threats — large sectors of the private economy, prompting conservative columnist George Will to write: “The administration’s central activity — the political allocation of wealth and opportunity — is not merely susceptible to corruption, it is corruption.” Government-run healthcare and car companies, White House coercion, uninvestigated ACORN corruption, debasing his office to help Chicago cronies, attacks on conservative media and the private sector, unprecedented and dangerous new rights for terrorists, perks for campaign donors — this is Obama’s “ethics” record — and we haven’t even gotten through the first year of his presidency.

Corruption in the legislative branch is bad enough, but it’s worse when it occurs in the executive branch, especially when one party controls both. The law-enforcement mechanisms report eventually to the President, and a Congress controlled by Democrats is not likely to investigate executive corruption when a Democrat is President.

Rounding out the list:

Secretary of Treasury Tim “Turbo Tax” Geither
Attorney General Eric Holder
Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr. (Like father, like son)
Rep. Nancy “stretch” Pelosi
Rep. John “dead” Murtha
Rep. Charles “I don’t pay my taxes” Rangel

Plus, why isn’t Harry Reid on this list?  That guy is the dirtiest bastard there is, especially after his buying spree of ObamaCare votes.  He should be way ahead of Eric Holder, who  made the list, but really his actions are probably more incompetent than actually corrupt. 

But in the end, it is an impressive list.

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Associated Press: You Lie!!

Posted by TheJOTUS on January 28, 2010

The AP does a nice job notating that Obama’s kind of a liar.  They composed a list of 10 fails in last night’s SOTU.  Only 10 you might ask?  They must have gotten tired of his rambling and just plained tuned out.  Like my wife did about 3 minutes into the speech:

OBAMA: The president issued a populist broadside against lobbyists, saying they have “outsized influence” over the government. He said his administration has “excluded lobbyists from policymaking jobs.” He also said it’s time to “require lobbyists to disclose each contact they make on behalf of a client with my administration or Congress” and “to put strict limits on the contributions that lobbyists give to candidates for federal office.”

THE FACTS: Obama has limited the hiring of lobbyists for administration jobs, but the ban isn’t absolute; seven waivers from the ban have been granted to White House officials alone. Getting lobbyists to report every contact they make with the federal government would be difficult at best; Congress would have to change the law, and that’s unlikely to happen. And lobbyists already are subject to strict limits on political giving. Just like every other American, they’re limited to giving $2,400 per election to federal candidates, with an overall ceiling of $115,500 every two years.

They note seven of these waivers were for White House posisitions, however Obama has hired over a dozen.  He called for restrictions on lobbyist contributions, but as the AP notes, those already exist.  But hey, details scmeetails right?

OBAMA: “I’ve called for a bipartisan fiscal commission, modeled on a proposal by Republican Judd Gregg and Democrat Kent Conrad. This can’t be one of those Washington gimmicks that lets us pretend we solved a problem. The commission will have to provide a specific set of solutions by a certain deadline. Yesterday, the Senate blocked a bill that would have created this commission. So I will issue an executive order that will allow us to go forward, because I refuse to pass this problem on to another generation of Americans.”

THE FACTS: Any commission that Obama creates would be a weak substitute for what he really wanted — a commission created by Congress that could force lawmakers to consider unpopular remedies to reduce the debt, including curbing politically sensitive entitlements like Social Security and Medicare. That idea crashed in the Senate this week, defeated by equal numbers of Democrats and Republicans. Any commission set up by Obama alone would lack authority to force its recommendations before Congress, and would stand almost no chance of success.

Note to Obama:  We already have a bipartisan committee dickbag.  It’s called the 535 members of Congress.  The voters elected them to solve budget problems and they meet every two years to address that very issue.  In fact, Mr. Constitutional Professor, Congress’ first task under the Constitution, Article I Section 8, is to approve a budget for the federal government.  We elect Representatives and Senators to do this with full accountability to their constituents.  Take a high school civics class Barry.

Moving forward with that, Obama keeps repeating over and over how he inherited huge budgetary problems from Bush.  But again, the worst Con Law professor evaaaah might want to brush up on his skilz.  The President doesn’t pass budgets, Congress does.  And the last three budgets came from the democrats.

In the six years Republicans held congress under George Bush, they increased federal spending $800 billion.  Yet in just three years, democrats have increased spending $900 billion.  Hello???  And during those last three years before becoming President, Obama served in the Senate.  And guess who voted for every single democratic budget?

Moreover, from the day Obama took office to the end of the current fiscal year, the debt held by the public will grow to $3.3 trillion. So in 20 months, Obama will add as much debt than what Bush did in 8 years.

What does this mean?  You. Lie.

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Obama: Worst Constitutional Law Professor Evaaaah

Posted by TheJOTUS on January 27, 2010

The President–who clearly was the worst constitutional law professor ever–has ordered his lawyers, and tonight demanded congress, to find a way to legislate away the Supreme Court’s constitutional determination of Citizens United v FEC that people in groups have just as much a right to political participation as individuals alone.

That’s the core of Citizens United: you have a right to speech, you have a right to associate with others, and you don’t give up your right to speech when you choose to associate.  The Constitution does not give to Congress the power to pick favored speakers and disfavored speakers.  In fact, the First Amendment specifically prohibits such anti-democratic laws.

So tonight, president constitution has no idea what he is talking about when he decides to hammer on the Supreme Court about the first amendment.  Let’s see what someone a tad smarter than Obama had to say about it:

In case you are wondering, he (Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito) was shaking his head and mouthed the words “not true”.

Democrats place more importance on speech bans than countering speech they don’t like.

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Scott Brown Wins In A Landslide, Ted Kennedy, Libtards Hardest Hit

Posted by TheJOTUS on January 20, 2010

Last August I had a post on the death of Ted Kennedy along with his efforts to subvert Massachusetts law.  When Kennedy died, the law required the state to hold a special election to fill the opening he left in the US Senate.  That law was put in place by the state legislature in 2004 when John Kerry ran for President, and it was a law Ted Kennedy whole heartedly backed.  Why might you ask?  Well, the governor at the time was Mitt Romney — and Kennedy didn’t want some Republican appointing an interim replacement that wasn’t a democrat.

So we move forward five years, when Kennedy was on his death bed.  The Kennedy family released a letter written by the Senator demanding that the law he championed in 2004 get repealed in 2009 in order to allow Governor Deval Patrick to appoint his successor.  Again, why might you ask?  You see Patrick is a democrat and a reliable little liberal who will stand in line and do what he is told.  And of course the state legislature responded by acceding to Kennedy’s dying wish.  Patrick appointed Paul Kirk to fill the seat temporarily, until the special election could be held.

I don’t know what is sweeter, the irony or the karma of being a douchebag.

These shenanigans were played so that Obama and the democrats could get their 60 votes needed to cram government healthcare down our throats.  And what did this get them?  A walking buzzsaw in Scott Brown, whose main message was to be the 41st vote against Obamacare in the senate.

Scott Brown absolutely waxed Marsha..err..Melissa..err..Martha whatever the hell her name is, Coakley, winning by 5 points in the bluest of blue states, and becoming the first Republican senator in Massachusetts in 38 years.  And he did it with a platform of lower taxes, reduced spending, less government, tax money for defense from terrorists, not for the defense of terrorists, and most importantly, he opposed Obamacare.

Almost a year to the day Barack Obama was sworn in and as he completes his first year in office, Massachusetts voters let him know they reject this runaway congress and his hard left policies.  Brown was able to tap into the anger in Massachusetts in a way that appealed not only to independents but conservatives as well.  If you listened to that speech last night there was plenty of nods to the center, but there was also a lot for hard core conservatives to agree with.  It’s a powerful combination and one that, with the right candidates, can be duplicated in just about any state.

“I’m Scott Brown,

“I’m from Wrentham,

“I drive a truck, and I am nobody’s senator but yours”

Classic.  The message of last night’s election is impossible to spin.

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In A Time Of Crisis, America Shows Her Compassion

Posted by TheJOTUS on January 14, 2010

As I am sure everybody has heard by now, the tiny island of Haiti was all but crushed by an earthquake measuring 7.0.  A truly horrific and tragic event.  They went from essentially nothing to, well, absolutely nothing.

Some of the first responders were our Special Forces and churches.  What is striking is how quickly we Americans responded.  But this really shouldn’t be surprising.  This is what we do, this is what we are.  We do it from the heart and we do it because we have soul.  We do it because we are Americans and we care about our fellow human beings.

This is why I resent, from the bottom of my soul and the very core of my being, when Barack Obama goes overseas and puts down this country.  I resent it when he goes overseas and uses code words like American Imperialism to put down our people.  I resent how he lectures to us while cheering to others how the Americans have done so many things to other people. It is a level of douchebaggery that no one has really achieved before.

It’s really hard to rally a nation when you have a president that has spent the past twelve months in office bashing the people.

We are a magnificent country with compassionate people and we try to do what’s right.  We aren’t always right, but most of the time we do the right thing.  Our contributions to mankind are infinite.  Not just with money, food or medical care when people are suffering.  But with our inventions, technological advances, products and our entire way of governing. Not only are we extremely generous to other nations, but we are especially generous to our own people.  We go to great lengths with charities, donations and even taxes to ensure poor people are fed and the elderly are tended to.  America is the very definition of compassion.

We conservatives understand this.  It’s not so much that we are different in any fundamental way than other people.  We’re not.  It’s that our society is different and it nurtures the individual human being.  This is the message conservatives need to get out.

There are times when our attention doesn’t need to focus on what Obama, Pelosi, Reid or any other libtard is doing.  There comes a time when you just need to stop, take a step back and take it all in.  A time to ask: Who are we?  What are we?  What do we stand for?  It is times like right now, where we have this horrible tragedy in Haiti, when it can be crystallized.  A time to show what we, the American people, are about.

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Hate Crime Redundancy?

Posted by TheJOTUS on November 2, 2009

Last week Obama signed the Matthew Shepard and James Byrd, Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act. Although to ensure its passage, it had to be attached onto the Defense appropriation. Naturally.

Yet another hate crime law designed to protect a specific group under federal law. It is a shining example of the statist’s disdain for the principle of equal justice under the law. Just like other hate crimes laws, it criminalizes the wrong thought rather than the wrong conduct.

And it’s completely redundant at that.

The two who committed the heinous acts against Shepard are currently each serving two consecutive life sentences. Never again will they breathe free air. But not only that, Shepard wasn’t murdered for being gay. He was murdered for drug money after he left a bar with a couple of meth heads he was hoping to have a three-way slap and tickle with. In a sane society, he would be a cautionary example, not a celebrated martyr.

Meanwhile, two of Byrd’s murderers are awaiting execution while the third is serving a life sentence.

But with all that said, there is one thing that is overlooked. The punishments of these five douchbags are symbols of how the justice system worked without the need for a hate crimes law.

The statist relishes in the division of Americans into groups and giving special treatment for one over the other. It’s despicable.

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