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July 4th Hooray!

The DailyKooks and Barack Obama are crying today. We’re having a great Fourth of July.



It’s not just that Obama’s Muslim Brotherhood pal Morsi and his Muslim Brotherhood creeps have been given a 1776 style kick out of power that makes us smile. It’s that this Egyptian revolution might be the start of squeezing Islam back into the Mosque and out of theocratic state power.

And if the Egyptians can do it, well, we Americans have a way of tolerating totalitarians for only so long before we go all “shores of Tripoli” on their azzes – especially when they think they are our rulers. “Consent of the governed” baby.

We Americans never took too kindly to the “divine right of kings” philosophy. Clearly many Barack Obama supporters repudiate this bit of American exceptionalism with their worship of tin plate golden calf Barack Obama. But as we have written before, the DailyKooks and others who so cheaply whore themselves in service of Barack Obama will eventually get what they deserve.

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As we celebrate this Happy Fourth, we also look forward to what is to come in the next few years. What exactly is it that the DailyKooks deserve and will get?

What they deserve will be served up by Hillary Clinton “…Hillary Clinton will decapitate Pelosi, the Obama Dimocrats cult, and the DailyKooks…”

The Hillary Clinton 2016 strategy towards the DailyKooks and the entire Obama cult is “Gull ’em then cull ’em.”

Republicans are in clover watching this emerging palace coup, or they should be. But then again some Republicans/conservatives and even some Hillary supporters think Hillary and Bill are letting by-gones be by-gones.

We remind them of ‘Judas’ Richardson and the long memory of the Clintons. The doubters counter with Hillary calling treacherous McCaskill after that idiot endorsed Hillary Clinton 2016. Then they add Nancy Pelousy and her post 2008 treachery Hillary Clinton endorsement 2013 and no apparent bad blood fire coming from Hillary.

It’s still “Gull ’em then cull ’em” though. Richardson is out of power and influence so he can be treated with the public contempt he deserves. Pelousy and idiot McCaskill still have jobs and influence so they have to be gulled… then they will be culled.

Mark Leibovich’s new book “This Town” explains a bit further:

“For the political junkie, the anecdotes included are top-notch, from Harry Reid calling every Democratic Senator who won re-election to tell them “I love you” because “they need to hear that” to Bill Clinton’s top post-White House aide, Doug Band, keeping a list on his BlackBerry of all the people who screwed over the Clintons during the 2008 campaign and are now “dead to us.”

The “list” is long. Bill Clinton nurtures that list with all the love, care, and devotion that Gollum cherished on his “precious”.

Also on the “list” is Big Media. Don’t think anyone has forgotten the toxic nature of Big Media. Hillary Clinton will give to Big Media what Big Media is due:

“A few days before the mission, on April 28, the tiny group of high-level national security principals who knew about the operation was discussing the timing of it in the White House Situation Room,” Leibovich writes. “While the raid ultimately happened on Sunday night, Saturday night was first raised as a possibility. But someone pointed out that Obama was scheduled to be at the Correspondents’ Association dinner that night and his absence (and that of other top administration officials) could tip off the journalist-filled room that something was up. At which point, Hillary Clinton looked up and said simply, ‘F—- the White House Correspondents’ dinner.’”

Exactly! F*ck ’em. But first gull ’em… then cull ’em.

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Enough enjoyment of what is to come. Today is Independence Day!

We know not what course others may take… but we’re celebrating. We’re celebrating our political system with all its faults and its ups and downs. The American system will eventually pull us out of this low point in American history.

Obama and the DailyKooks will one day be regarded as a craziness the nation had to go through in order to get back on track. In all likelihood the Egyptians had to go through their Morsi period too.

It’s Independence Day. Celebrate! Go on. Put aside all the boobery and the treacheries of these past few years. You can’t live on that alone.

Take time to enjoy the good that there still is. Celebrate! For hundreds of years this experiment in government of, by, and for the people has been going on. The people are still sovereign.

We might have to have some political (at least) beheadings in order to let our elected servants and Big Media know who’s boss. But today, celebrate! It’s Independence Day!



72 comments to July 4th Hooray!

  • TheRock

    Happy 4th of July to all here!! A gathering place of the sane! A collection of patriots! Where there is life, there is hope. The light at the end of the tunnel is no longer just a pinhole. It’s getting bigger…

    Another great post admin, and kudos on the previous post.

    {{{{Voting Hillary}}}} Please accept my condolences about your Dad being called home. May your memories of him bring you peace.

    wbboei
    July 4, 2013 at 2:57 pm
    Yesterday, I spoke with a lawyer who is also a Navy Captain. He made a remark about Obama being a Republican and how today working people do not have a chance. Fine up to there. And that was my opening to suggest that if we had a capable president like Hillary perhaps we might not be in this mess. Whereupon he came immediately to Obama’s defense, and said look at what he inherited, the unified opposition by the Republicans, and the influence of FOX News.

    At that point, my assessment of his political judgment went down like a head shot goose. I told him that Admiral Nimitz inherited a worse mess after the bombing of Pearl Harbor, and turned it all around at the Battle of Midway nine months later. I told him that any new president has 180 days from inauguration to move his agenda, and Obama failed to do so, even thought he had 70% ratings, a compliant media, and control of both houses of congress (and a filibusterer proof majority in the Senate). Consequently, he cannot blame others, the fault lies with Obama, and the bottom line is he is no leader.

    wbb – As I read this exchange, I was both overjoyed and utterly dismayed. Overjoyed at your argument as you used an example directly from his area of expertise, and perfectly used as an example supporting your argument!!! He should have immediately recognized that Nimitz was taking over the pacific fleet with only ONE fully functionong aircraft carrier (Enterprise) and almost no fleet support vessels (destroyers in particular) at the dawn of an entirely new type of warfare in the Pacific theater – carrier warfare. I took a leadership seminar and one of the leaders that was used as an example was Admiral Nimitz. And for those that don’t know, it is a very huge deal to have not just one ship named after you, but an entire CLASS of ships. Granted, Bumbles did enter office under some bad circumstances, but that was absolutely NOTHING compared to what Nimitz was facing. Dismayed that a NAVY Captain, who should have been schooled at the naval war college, of precisely the values of leadership that were required to pull us out of that mess!

    I’m glad we are on the same side. You would be hell to debate against. 😀

    Hillary 2016

  • Leanora

    The Greatness Of America

    Rep. Darrell Issa released this video today.

    Makes me nostalgic and sad for when we had adults in the White House, and a sure certain hand on the ship.

    http://weaselzippers.us/2013/07/04/the-greatness-of-america/#disqus_thread

  • Shadowfax

    It’s Independence Day. Celebrate! Go on. Put aside all the boobery and the treacheries of these past few years. You can’t live on that alone.

    Take time to enjoy the good that there still is. Celebrate! For hundreds of years this experiment in government of, by, and for the people has been going on. The people are still sovereign.

    We might have to have some political (at least) beheadings in order to let our elected servants and Big Media know who’s boss. But today, celebrate! It’s Independence Day!

    Indeed admin, Happy 4th to all.

  • wbboei

    TheRock
    July 4, 2013 at 4:48 pm
    ————————–
    Nimitz was taking over the pacific fleet with only ONE fully functionong aircraft carrier (Enterprise) and almost no fleet support vessels (destroyers in particular) at the dawn of an entirely new type of warfare in the Pacific theater – carrier warfare. I took a leadership seminar and one of the leaders that was used as an example was Admiral Nimitz. And for those that don’t know, it is a very huge deal to have not just one ship named after you, but an entire CLASS of ships. Granted, Bumbles did enter office under some bad circumstances, but that was absolutely NOTHING compared to what Nimitz was facing.
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    Your analysis and sense of history, TheRock is, as usual spot on, as respects Nimitz.
    Nimitz was a leader in every sense of the word, and in every way that Obama is not. His boss, Admiral Earnest King was a head case. His most flamboyant subordinate, Bull Halsey was the tip of the spear but was also accident prone and needed to be defended internally. Nimitz managed in the same way Lee did to maintain morale, to pick his battles (with dug-out Doug among others), to exercise strategic brilliance, maintain the confidence of FDR (who was partial to the Navy), and to be lucky when he needed to be. Far be it from me to dismiss the importance of luck on the battlefield. When Napoleon was asked what kind of general he wanted, he responded I want lucky ones. Apart from the heroics which shaped the battle, it must be conceded that Nimitz was lucky at Midway.

    Another comparison is apt. Nimitz, like Lee, cut a handsome figure. The official portrait of him at wiki hardly does him justice. Nimitz was from Fredericksberg Texas, which is a German community in the hill country which is landlocked. There, they speak Texan with a German accent.

    The Enterprise (CV-6) was the most decorated ship of World War II (although I met a master chief on the Essex who laid claim to that same accolade, but his ship was not around for Midway, and neither one of them were at the Battle of the Coral Sea, which saved Australia.) The Enterprise was Halsey’s flagship at the beginning of the War, and when he sailed back home to Pearl and arrived the day after it was bombed he remarked presciently to an aid: Before this thing is over the Japanese language will be spoken only in hell. Tragically, Robert Oppenheimer saw to that. My late father was an ensign at the Navy Department when the War broke out. Admiral King was stationed there, and my dad’s reaction to him was the same as King’s daughter—the most even tempered man I ever knew, always furious. My dad was transferred from there to Naval Flight School in Jacksonville. One afternoon he was playing golf at Boca Raton Golf Course, accidentally hit into the group in front of him, which included the commanding officer’s wife. The next day they cut him orders to report to the Enterprise. He was assistant flight officer of that ship from the summer of 43 to the fall of 44, when he returned to the states with an injury. Enterprise made it through the war, but by the time of Korea it was obsolete and could not handle jets. It was scrapped at Brooklyn Navy shipyard in 1959, instead of being saved like the Intrepid was. When it was retired and cut to pieces, a gallant ship passed into the history books and naval legend. It is remembered best by the sons and daughters of the officers and men who served on her, during those turbulent times.

  • freespirit

    Woo Hoo! Admin! You rocked it with this post. Nothing inspires loyalty to country quite like the fear of losing it. We have endured 4 + years of the anti-American Obama who has repeatedly demonstrated his antipathy for the principles and traditions on which this country was founded. His actions, sanctioned by MSM and a contingent of crazies who are still afraid to call out the black guy (for fear of being called racist), have placed this country at risk.

    I thought it would be appropriate to post the definition of “consent of the governed”, linked in this article.

    from Wiki:

    “Consent of the governed” is a phrase from the United States Declaration of Independence. It is synonymous with a political theory wherein a government’s legitimacy and moral right to use state power is only justified and legal when derived from the people or society over which that political power is exercised. This theory of “consent” is historically contrasted to the divine right of kings and has often been invoked against the legitimacy of colonialism. Article 21 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights states that “The will of the people shall be the basis of the authority of government”.

    Repeating that last sentence:
    “THE WILL OF THE PEOPLE SHALL BE THE BASIS OF THE AUTHORITY OF GOVERNMENT”.

  • Can We the People Morsi Obama??

    You Betcha!!!! :mrgreen:

  • As Egyptians continue to celebrate the take back of their county, remember this started on the grassroots level with those who said NO to sharia law and islamic oppression.

    About a year ago the people of Egypt also rallied en-masse, and the three decades long regime of Hosni Mubarak came to an end. When at the ballot box the people thought they were voting for freedom and rights, and instead got Muslim Brotherhood controlled puppet Mohammed Morsi, it soon became apparent that they went from ‘supposed’ bad to most definitely worse.And Barack HUSSEIN Obama sided with, aided, and supported the worse…the Muslim Brotherhood…and still does.

    http://dcclothesline.com/2013/07/05/kudos-to-the-egyptian-people-for-a-job-well-done/?fb_source=pubv1

  • admin

    Islamist Turkey, like Barack Obama, is “concerned”:

    http://www.foxnews.com/world/2013/07/04/turkey-says-egyptian-leader-ouster-by-military-is-unacceptable/

    Turkey, which had formed an emerging alliance with Egypt’s ousted Islamist leader Muhammed Morsi, on Thursday slammed the democratically elected leader’s overthrow by the military as “unacceptable” and called for his release from house arrest.

    Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s Islamic-rooted government has been watching developments in Egypt with concern as the armed forces ousted Morsi, an Islamist and Egypt’s first democratically elected president.

    Turkey last month was hit by a wave of protests against Erdogan’s perceived authoritarianism and his attempts to impose his conservative views in a society that is ruled by secular laws. Morsi’s removal follows protests by Egyptians angry over what they see as his efforts to impose control through the Muslim Brotherhood and his failures to deal with the country’s multiple problems.

    Erdogan’s government has an aversion to military intervention in politics and since coming to power a decade ago, has curtailed the powers of the pro-secular Turkish military, which has staged three coups between 1960 and 1980 and forced an Islamic-led government out of office in 1997.

    Last year, some 300 military officers were convicted for an alleged plot to topple Erdogan’s government. Their case is being appealed. [snip]

    “It is important from the point of view of a national consensus that (leaders) who have been arrested are immediately released,” he said.

    Davutoglu also called for the start of the election process so that power in Egypt is immediately returned to “elected authorities.”

    Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood group had long viewed Erdogan’s government as an Islamist success story, mixing a strong economy with Western ties and Islamic piety — and the two had been working toward strengthening ties. Last year, Turkey pledged $2 billion in aid to boost confidence in Egypt’s economy that was battered by a tourism slump, strikes and protests since the fall of authoritarian leader Hosni Mubarak in an uprising in 2011.

    Earlier, Turkey’s all-party parliamentary human rights commission also denounced Morsi’s ouster while small protests were held in Ankara and Istanbul.

    Amazing that Barack Obama and Erdogan want Morsi released. Did they demand that Mubarak be immediately released? No?

  • wbboei

    The following is from a recent Rassmussen poll. It refutes the party line of CNN, NBC, DNC, and the left, that national salvation and renewal lay in blind support for a charlatan who who masqueraded under the banner of our first black president, who had his own logo, his own presidential seal, and a line of pure unadulterated bullshit blasted through the ubiquitous teleprompter. Obama would bring racial harmony and understanding, they claimed. But this poll serves to illustrated is that Obama has widened and deepened the chasm between society and the black population.
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    More Americans View Blacks As Racist Than Whites, Hispanics

    Thirty-seven percent (37%) of American Adults think most black Americans are racist, according to a new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey. Just 15% consider most white Americans racist, while 18% say the same of most Hispanic Americans. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

  • admin

    Zimmerman trial: Trayvon Martin’s mom testified today. Trayvon Martin’s brother testified today. The trial began at 8:00, a half hour earlier than announced on Wednesday. The defense scored points by noting that the brother at first was not sure whose voice was on the 911 screams tape.

    The Medical Examiner is now testifying.

  • WOW!!! Now this is very interesting!!! 🙂
    The lightening coup which Wednesday, July 3, overthrew President Mohamed Morsi put in reverse gear for the first time the Obama administration’s policy of sponsoring the Muslim Brotherhood movement as a moderate force for Arab rule and partner in its Middle East policies. debkafile reveals that the Egyptian military could not have managed their clockwork coup without the aid of Saudi and Dubai intelligence and funding.
    Saudi Arabia and the UAE threw their weight and purses behind Egypt’s generals aiming to put their first big spoke in the US-sponsored Arab Revolt (or Spring), after they failed to hold the tide back in Libya, Egypt and thus far Syria.

    To learn the name of the Egyptian politician designated to lead his country when the army bows out, read the coming issue of DEBKA Weekly due out Friday.
    To subscribe to DEBKA Weekly, click here

    The coup leader, Defense Minister and army chief Gen. Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, had two more Saudi-Gulf commitments in his pocket, say debkafile’s Middle East sources:

    1. Should the Obama administration cut off the annual US aid allocation of $1.3 billion, Saudi Arabia and the UAE would make up the military budget’s shortfall;

    2. The Saudis, UAE and other Gulf nations, such as Bahrain and Kuwait, would immediately start pumping out substantial funds to keep the Egyptian economy running. The Egyptian masses would be shown that in a properly managed economy, they could be guaranteed a minimal standard of living and need not go hungry as many did under Muslim Brotherhood rule.

    According to our sources, the Saudis and the UAE pledged to match the funds Qatar transferred to the Muslim Brotherhood’s coffers in Cairo in the past year, amounting to the vast sum of $13 billion.

    http://www.debka.com/article/23090/Saudis-Gulf-emirates-actively-aided-Egypt%E2%80%99s-military-coup-settling-score-for-Mubarak-ouster

  • wbboei

    In 1950, the question de jour was who lost China? Today, the emerging question is who lost the middle east? Obama who is too busy accepting awards and walking through the imaginary door of no return in yet another public relations tour de force, as if the presidency was nothing more than an exercise in stagecraft. Or hatchet faced Samantha Power who has retreated to the cloistered environs of Harard, to hide from the responsibility that she and other academic dimwits have foisted on the world. Or, Secretary of State Kerry et ux who luxuriate under blue skies and balmy winds on a yacht in Nantuckett Bay, while half way across the world the Middle East is afire and a rift is now in the making between the US, and its only remaining Arab ally. Never before, in all the vast expanse of history has an administration better typified the expression “What me worry?” Nor has the country had a more comatose electorate who cannot see the light.

    Richard Fernandez is a good thinker who used to be featured on McNeill-Lerher, before pigs like Glenn Ifel took over. He was the intellectual Hispanic voice on contemporary affairs and he spoke with insight, conviction, and none of the pussyfooting we see with other journalists who never venture beyond the buoys of political correctness, which produce little more than the same mush we see in big media, day in and day out. Here, he takes a swing at the Obama Administration, citing with approval Ted Cruz’s astute observation that Obama’s middle east policy is one of the most stunning diplomatic failures in history–and then proceeds to suggest that that may be an understatement.

    Nevertheless, 46% of the public approves of the job Obama is doing. In other words, half the country approves of national decline and failure. In most cases, they simply choose to avert their eyes, and thereby refute the fundamental premise of self government, which is that the people are sovereign. And that is the unkindest cut of all.

    http://pjmedia.com/richardfernandez/2013/07/04/who-lost-the-middle-east/2/

  • wbboei

    A couple corrections:

    Gwen Ifel was who I was referring to.

    I linked page 2 of the Fernadez piece, whereas page 1 is more important.

    The proper link to page 1 is: http://pjmedia.com/richardfernandez/2013/07/04/who-lost-the-middle-east/

    I cannot resist citing the opening paragraph, because is highly significant from a foreign policy perspective, and because it suggests that Saudi Arabia, the country who financed his campaigns through a wall of illegal campaign contributions, got him admitted to Harvard Law School with mediocre undergraduate grades is showing more and more signs of buyers regret–or, if you prefer, remorsi:

    “Al Arabiya published the article “Saudi king congratulates Egypt’s new interim president”; Time magazine reported that ”Obama expresses ‘concern’ over Morsi ouster, orders review in military aid to Egypt.”

    “In the light of the Saudi king’s fulsome congratulations, Obama’s sour reservations suggest a rift between the White House and the kingdom — they’re not singing off the same sheet of music. The Saudi king sounds delighted, while Obama acts like he’s lost his shirt.”

  • wbboei

    Is the tail wagging the dog? Used to be that American/Britain told Iran, Egypt, and Saudi Arabia what to do. But in 2008, Saudi Arabia helped install Obama, a sleeper who had been nutured in their pipeline for years waiting for the right moment to arrive. But now, they have tunneled under– on their own mole. They secretly supported the man who overthrew the frontman Obama wanted. Kerry is taking it all in stride, because he is first, last and always, a totally useless fuck. But what about the Messiah. Will this provoke an angry response from the ossified inner child? I think this cuts deep, because in some respects, the King of Saudi Arabia is a surrogate father, his deep pants spitting ass high in the air bow to him in their first public encounter was no accident, and now another rejection from a father figure. Its more than a bad hair day for the big media beloved messiah.

  • admin

    Even the moribund Third Amendment is under attack:

    http://www.volokh.com/2013/07/04/a-real-live-third-amendment-case/

    The Third Amendment, which forbids the “quarter[ing]” of “soldiers” in private homes in peacetime without the owner’s consent, is often the butt of jokes among lawyers, because it generates so little litigation. But the Amendment has come up in this ongoing Nevada case, along with the Fourth Amendment and state law claims [HT: my former student Michael Mortorano]:

    Henderson [Nevada] police arrested a family for refusing to let officers use their homes as lookouts for a domestic violence investigation of their neighbors, the family claims in court. [snip]

    The Mitchell family’s claim includes Third Amendment violations, a rare claim in the United States….

    “On the morning of July 10th, 2011, officers from the Henderson Police Department responded to a domestic violence call at a neighbor’s residence,” the Mitchells say in the complaint.

    It continues: “At 10:45 a.m. defendant Officer Christopher Worley (HPD) contacted plaintiff Anthony Mitchell via his telephone. Worley told plaintiff that police needed to occupy his home in order to gain a ‘tactical advantage’ against the occupant of the neighboring house. Anthony Mitchell told the officer that he did not want to become involved and that he did not want police to enter his residence. Although Worley continued to insist that plaintiff should leave his residence, plaintiff clearly explained that he did not intend to leave his home or to allow police to occupy his home. Worley then ended the phone call.

    Mitchell claims that defendant officers, including Cawthorn and Worley and Sgt. Michael Waller then “conspired among themselves to force Anthony Mitchell out of his residence and to occupy his home for their own use.”

    The complaint continues: “Defendant Officer David Cawthorn outlined the defendants’ plan in his official report: ‘It was determined to move to 367 Evening Side and attempt to contact Mitchell. If Mitchell answered the door he would be asked to leave. If he refused to leave he would be arrested for Obstructing a Police Officer. If Mitchell refused to answer the door, force entry would be made and Mitchell would be arrested.’”

    It continues: “The officers banged forcefully on the door and loudly commanded Anthony Mitchell to open the door to his residence.

    “Surprised and perturbed, plaintiff Anthony Mitchell immediately called his mother (plaintiff Linda Mitchell) on the phone, exclaiming to her that the police were beating on his front door.
    “Seconds later, officers, including Officer Rockwell, smashed open plaintiff Anthony Mitchell’s front door with a metal ram as plaintiff stood in his living room.
    “As plaintiff Anthony Mitchell stood in shock, the officers aimed their weapons at Anthony Mitchell and shouted obscenities at him and ordered him to lie down on the floor....

    “Although plaintiff Anthony Mitchell was lying motionless on the ground and posed no threat, officers, including Officer David Cawthorn, then fired multiple ‘pepperball’ rounds at plaintiff as he lay defenseless on the floor of his living room. Anthony Mitchell was struck at least three times by shots fired from close range, injuring him and causing him severe pain….”

    Officers then arrested him for obstructing a police officer, searched the house and moved furniture without his permission and set up a place in his home for a lookout, Mitchell says in the complaint.

    He says they also hurt his pet dog for no reason whatsoever: “Plaintiff Anthony Mitchell’s pet, a female dog named ‘Sam,’ was cowering in the corner when officers smashed through the front door. Although the terrified animal posed no threat to officers, they gratuitously shot it with one or more pepperball rounds. The panicked animal howled in fear and pain and fled from the residence. Sam was subsequently left trapped outside in a fenced alcove without access to water, food, or shelter from the sun for much of the day, while temperatures outside soared to over 100 degrees Fahrenheit.”

    The most obvious obstacle to winning a Third Amendment claim here is that police arguably do not qualify as “soldiers.” On the other hand, as Radley Balko describes in his excellent new book The Rise of the Warrior Cop, many police departments are increasingly using military-style tactics and equipment, often including the aggressive use of force against innocent people who get in the way of their plans. If the plaintiffs’ complaint is accurate, this appears to be an example of that trend. In jurisdictions where the police have become increasingly militarized, perhaps the courts should treat them as “soldiers” for Third Amendment purposes.

    A second possible impediment to winning a Third Amendment claim in this case is that the Amendment is one of the few parts of the Bill of Rights that the Supreme Court still has not “incorporated” against state governments. For incorporation purposes, claims against local governments (like this one) are treated the same way as claims against states. On the other hand, the Supreme Court has never ruled that the Third Amendment does not apply to the states. If, as the Court has previously decided, virtually all the rest of the Bill of Rights applies to state governments, there is no good reason to exclude the Third Amendment. If the Third Amendment part of the case is not dismissed on other grounds, the federal district court may have to address the issue of incorporation.

    Whatever the ultimate outcome of this case, it is clear that lawyers and legal scholars should start taking the Third Amendment more seriously. Contrary to conventional wisdom, there is in fact a history of violations of the Amendment, such as the military’s brutal treatment of Alaska’s Aleutian Islanders during World War II (even in wartime, the Amendment forbids the quartering of troops in private homes, except “in a manner to be prescribed by law.”) For a more detailed account of that tragic episode, see this article by Chapman University law professor Tom Bell.

  • wbboei

    1. Should the Obama administration cut off the annual US aid allocation of $1.3 billion, Saudi Arabia and the UAE would make up the military budget’s shortfall;

    2. The Saudis, UAE and other Gulf nations, such as Bahrain and Kuwait, would immediately start pumping out substantial funds to keep the Egyptian economy running. The Egyptian masses would be shown that in a properly managed economy, they could be guaranteed a minimal standard of living and need not go hungry as many did under Muslim Brotherhood rule.
    ———————
    From their perspective, its out with the bad air (Obama dollars borrowed from China) and in with the good (Saudi petrodollars). Sounds like a win-win solution to me. The messiah is a bad poker player and our former allies are calling his bluff. If you want to make your legacy, oh Messiah, just stay in Africa and spend your own money rather than the taxpayers money to fund your lavish lifestyle. Arrange for all the photo ops, movies, and controlled interviews you want. And send the big media journalists over there as well, keep them there and cut off their microphones.

  • admin

    Astonishing developments in the Zimmerman trial. The Medical Examiner wrote himself notes to testify with. Now the defense and prosecution have requested those notes.

  • Leanora

    When can the Americans evict Barry Hussein?

    Latest Blow to Brotherhood: Sheikh Qaradawi Evicted from Qatar, Brotherhood Offices Closed

    The spiritual leader of the Muslim Brotherhood, Sheikh Yusuf al-Qaradawi, one of the most authoritative voices in Sunni Islam ­ and certainly a “radical,” who, among other things, insists Muslims must always “obey the prophet, even if he tells you to kill” ­ has just had his Qatari citizenship revoked and told to leave Qatar by its emir.

    http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3039349/posts

  • Leanora

    I’m glad he’s not allowing the chaos in Egypt to interfere with his fun.
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    Obama Goes Golfing For The 129th Time…

    President Obama is spending today, the day after the Fourth of July holiday, hitting the links. Via the pool reporter, he’s with his buddies Martin Nesbitt and Dr. Eric Whitaker:

    POTUS rolled into Joint Base Andrews with motorcade at about 9:22. Pool peeled off to the food court. He’s golfing with Marty Nesbitt and Eric Whitaker, per WH.

    http://weaselzippers.us/2013/07/05/obama-goes-golfing-for-the-129th-time/

  • trixta

    Hope everyone had a Happy 4th! Thank you, Admin, for your inspiring post!

  • admin

    Benghazi:

    http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-250_162-57592442/republicans-want-to-talk-to-col-george-bristol-about-benghazi/

    Marine Corps Col. George Bristol was in a key position in the U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM) chain of command the night of the Sept. 11, 2012, attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya. As such, he’s high on the list of people that some Republican members of Congress want to interview. But they don’t know where he is and the Pentagon isn’t telling.

    Pentagon spokesman Major Robert Firman told CBS News that the Department of Defense “cannot compel retired members to testify before Congress.”

    “They say he’s retired and they can’t reach out to him,” Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, told CBS News. “That’s hogwash.”

    Bristol, a martial arts master, was commander of Joint Special Operations Task Force-Trans Sahara based in Stuttgart, Germany until he retired last March. In an article in Stars and Stripes, Bristol is quoted at his retirement ceremony as telling his troops that “an evil” has descended on Africa, referring to Islamic militant groups. “It is on us to stomp it out.

    Members of Congress in both the House and Senate, including Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., have asked the Pentagon for assistance in locating Bristol so that they can question him about events the night of the terrorist attacks in Benghazi. But those efforts have come up empty. [snip]

    “We will end up talking to [Bristol] at some point,” said Chaffetz. “He had a very important role and we want to talk to him about it…All this raises concern when there’s so much resistance to letting us speak with him.”

  • gonzotx

    wbb, 11:32…amazing and scary at the same time. Are we living in Germany 1939?

  • Leanora

    Remember when the protesters chanted ‘Hail Satan’? This is the response.
    —-

    Good Grief… Even Church of Satan Rejects Texas Democrats
    On Tuesday Texas pro-abortion Democrats chanted ‘Hail Satan’ as pro-Life activists sang “Amazing Grace” at the state capitol.
    On Wednesday, the Church of Satan distanced themselves from the pro-abortion Texas Democrats.
    http://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2013/07/good-grief-even-church-of-satan-rejects-texas-democrats-disgusting-pro-abortion-antics/

  • As my colleagues Ben Hubbard, David Kirkpatrick and Mayy El-Sheikh report from Cairo, large protests in support of the ousted president Mohamed Morsi were marred by violence on Friday, when witnesses said that at least five demonstrators were killed by security forces outside the Republican Guards barracks where it is believed Mr. Morsi is being held.

    Reuters reported that one of its journalists saw Egyptian security forces fire into the air, then “heard shotgun fire” and saw “at least eight demonstrators hit,” as a military helicopter flew over the crowd.

    Simon Hanna, a British-Egyptian journalist in Cairo, drew attention to a video posted on YouTube on Friday that appeared to show at least one pro-Morsi protester shot in the head from close range by Egyptian troops standing behind barbed wire outside the barracks where Mr. Morsi is believed to be held. The video contains graphic content.

    http://thelede.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/07/05/videos-show-shooting-of-protester-in-egypt/

  • foxyladi14
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    July 5, 2013 at 3:18 pm

    Happens with Thyroids too. 😆

  • Obama messed up when he okay-ed the ouster of Mubarak an ally of the US and the only Muslim country with a peace treaty with Israel. 🙁

  • Leanora
    July 5, 2013 at 3:03 pm

    ______________________________-

    Pitiful!!!! 🙄

  • Egyptian Magazine: Muslim Brotherhood Infiltrates Obama Administration

    by John Rossomando • Jan 3, 2013 at 1:10 pm

    An Egyptian magazine claims that six American Islamist activists who work with the Obama administration are Muslim Brotherhood operatives who enjoy strong influence over U.S. policy.

    The Dec. 22 story published in Egypt’s Rose El-Youssef magazine (read an IPT translation here) suggests the six turned the White House “from a position hostile to Islamic groups and organizations in the world to the largest and most important supporter of the Muslim Brotherhood.”

    The story is largely unsourced, but its publication is considered significant in raising the issue to Egyptian readers.

    The six named people include: Arif Alikhan, assistant secretary of Homeland Security for policy development; Mohammed Elibiary, a member of the Homeland Security Advisory Council; Rashad Hussain, the U.S. special envoy to the Organization of the Islamic Conference; Salam al-Marayati, co-founder of the Muslim Public Affairs Council (MPAC); Imam Mohamed Magid, president of the Islamic Society of North America (ISNA); and Eboo Patel, a member of President Obama’s Advisory Council on Faith-Based Neighborhood Partnerships.

    http://www.investigativeproject.org/3869/egyptian-magazine-muslim-brotherhood-infiltrates

  • admin

    http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-250_162-57592465/john-kerry-on-his-boat-during-egypt-upheaval-state-dept-concedes/

    John Kerry on his boat during Egypt upheaval, State Dept. concedes

    As regime change was unfolding in Egypt, Secretary of State John Kerry spent time on his boat Wednesday afternoon in Nantucket Sound, the State Department acknowledged to CBS News on Friday, after repeatedly denying that Kerry was aboard any boat. [snip]

    Psaki’s acknowledgment marked a stark reversal from previous denials that Kerry was on any boat whatsoever.

    A “CBS This Morning” producer spotted Kerry on his boat Wednesday afternoon on Nantucket, where Kerry has a vacation home. When “CBS This Morning” senior producer Mosheh Oinounou tweeted about the sighting, Psaki issued a denial, calling the tweet “completely inaccurate” and said Kerry has been “working all day and on the phone dealing with the crisis in Egypt.”

    Also on Wednesday afternoon, the White House released a photo of the president and his national security team meeting in the situation Room. Kerry was not present in the photo, but his office said he did participate in the meeting.

    On Thursday night, CBS News obtained a photo of Kerry on his boat and sent it to the State Department, asking whether they still stand by their denial that Kerry was on a boat.

    The response: “Yes.”

  • wbboei

    John Lott points out in a new article that comments by President OBAMA, Reverend Al SHARPTON,(plus manipulation of evidence by NBC and CNN) with respect to the Zimmerman case, stirred racial hatred and appear to have generated many instances across the country where blacks attacked whites to avenge Trayvon Martin (e.g.,Gainesville, Florida; Oak Park, Illinois; Mobile, Alabama; Toledo, Ohio; Grand Rapids, Michigan; and Norfolk, Virginia). For example:

    http://johnrlott.blogspot.com/2012/05/racial-attacks-in-revenge-of-trayvon.html

  • admin

    Blame it on the Jews time: 🙂

    http://www.jpost.com/Middle-East/Muslim-Brotherhood-claims-interim-Egyptian-president-is-Jewish-318877

    The Muslim Brotherhood claimed in a post on its official website that Egypt’s new interim president Adli Mansour is Jewish, The Washington Post reported on Friday. The article on IkhwanOnline was subsequently removed.

    Mansour, who previously served as the constitutional court’s chief justice was sworn in as interim president on Thursday after the army removed Islamist President Mohamed Morsi from power.

    According to the Post, the article falsely stated that Mansour is “considered to be a Seventh Day Adventist, which is a Jewish sect.”

    The authors also claimed that the Pope of Egypt’s Coptic church had refused to convert Mansour to Christianity.

    Paging Dr. Ben Carson.

  • Leanora

    Kerry Back Out on Boat

    John Kerry, whose State Department office denied he had been out on his boat until picture proof emerged, is back out there today. A CBS producer catches him aboard Isabel:

    http://www.weeklystandard.com/blogs/kerry-back-out-boat_738684.html

  • Andy Lewis

    foxyladi14
    July 5, 2013 at 3:33 pm

    Obama messed up when he okay-ed the ouster of Mubarak an ally of the US and the only Muslim country with a peace treaty with Israel. 🙁
    _________________________________________________

    Was it a mistake? I sense very bad intentions from teh O.

  • wbboei

    It may be awhile before big media can goose Obama’s approval ratings back to the sunny side of 50%. They will need to get control of the spin, and then they will make it happen. After months of bad press and failures he holds at a steady 46% so that to me feels like an absolute market bottom. He needs another stimulus plan, and more theater of the absurd to generate some positive momentum, but with the help of big media it is likely to happen. There is a complete disconnect between performance and performance rating which holds everything else in check while the country goes down the tubes. It is Paul Harvey’s prophesy from 1965 come true.

  • wbboei

    What I would say to the hard left is this: do not make the same mistake with this nation that Bush made with Iraq. If you are determined to destroy something like he did with Iraq and you are now doing to this country, you had better have a clear idea of what you will create to replace it, and it had better be better. Otherwise, you may find that you are the next victim, and will be filled with remorsi. Also understand that once you set the ball in motion, you cannot command when and where it will stop. This has been the lesson of history, and better they should know it now than later when it is too late. This applies particularly to the left efforts to gut the constitution.

  • Amazing that prediction coming true now. 🙂

  • Leanora

    Guess we know what’s coming.

    St. Skittles Supporters Start “Riot For Trayvon” Facebook Page…

    The group’s description: “They don’t think we will tear this mutha fucka up! LIKE IF YOU READY TO RIDE! LETS FLEX OUR MUSCLE! WHAT, YOU SCARED?”

    How delightful.

    http://weaselzippers.us/2013/07/05/st-skittles-supporters-start-riot-for-trayvon-facebook-page/

  • wbboei

    John Kerry is a modern day Horatio Hornblower. To see him man the sales of the seaworthy man of war convinces me that our future is in God’s hands. Prepare to come about! Look out John the boom is coming around!! Duck John Duck!!! To late. Like a Batman movie bang, clunk, crash, and Horatio, I mean John is down for the count. His deficiencies as a yacht skipper are as nothing compared to his deficiencies as secretary of state. Let us let Teresa, wife of the late Senator John Heinz (R-Penn)the ketchup king and now to poor John, who is lying on deck in a daze similar to the daze he is in when he is at his desk working hard as his loyal assistance assured us, until she was proven in error. Big media never quite got around go asking whether she checked with John before she told us he was at his desk when he was out yachting, but they are afraid of the answer. Well, here’s to Teresa who has a convenient alibi for this recent near fatality:

    I’ve been married and married
    And often I’ve sighed
    I’m never the bridesmaid
    I’m always the bride

    I never divorced them
    I hadn’t the heart
    Yet remember those sweet words
    Til death do us part (snip)

    John Kerry played the harp
    I cussed the thing
    I crowned him with his harp
    To bust the thing
    And now he plays where harps
    Are just the thing
    (In a pinch, sailing booms will also due)
    To keep my love

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=X_H9yGF36Rc

  • freespirit

    Samantha Power accused of being anti Israeli and anti American by her critics

    By JAMES O’SHEA, IrishCentral Staff Writers]

    (snip)
    “Samantha Power, President Obama’s choice to replace Susan Rice as the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, is facing stiff opposition to her appointment from close to 50 former U.S. military leaders and other top ranking officials, according to reports.

    The nearly 50 conservative officials opposing Power’s nomination gathered at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday morning to voice their opposition. They have accused her of anti American and anti Israeli behavior.” (snip)

    Read more: http://www.irishcentral.com/news/-Samantha-Power-accused–of-being-anti-Israeli-and-anti-American-by-her-critics-214358511.html#ixzz2YEIrB7H7

    According to this article, Dana Mi1lbanks, who says he attended college with Power, thinks she would be a fine UN Ambassador.

    What a shock.

  • wbboei

    Dana Mi1lbank is not exactly an unimpeachable source. As a matter of fact he is bad. How bad? Well lets just say he is so bad that I was expecting him to show up as a prosecution witness in the Zimmerman trial.

  • freespirit

    Posted on CBS and other news sources:

    AP/ July 5, 2013, 10:38 PM

    Nicaragua, Venezuela offer asylum to Snowden

  • NewMexicoFan

    Had to share the Cagney film. It has been a long time since I have see this stuff. He really moved fast, and was a good dancer.

  • Leanora

    Barack Obama Wishes You A Great Weekend

    Egypt, IRS, Benghai, NSA?

    http://weaselzippers.us/2013/07/05/barack-obama-wishes-you-a-great-weekend/

  • jeswezey

    From The Hill:

    Hillary and healthcare

    By Brent Budowsky

    After an analysis of the healthcare debacle that generally agrees with ours, or rather admin’s to give credit where it is due, Budowsky launches into a solution for Democrats that also sound like it was written in Big Pink :

    …. I warned Democrats ahead of the 2010 campaign not to be trapped into defending the status quo and treating the healthcare law as a panacea. I offer the same warnings today. The GOP will try to blame Democrats for higher healthcare costs and rising insurance premiums. Democrats should renew the battle for lower costs and lower premiums by championing progressive alternatives.

    Enter Clinton. Hillary Clinton has a been a leader in the battle for healthcare reform for a lifetime. As first lady when Bill Clinton was governor of Arkansas and president, she was a true champion of powerful healthcare reform that would serve workers, women, children, the poor and the middle class.

    Hillary Clinton as secretary of State could not participate in domestic political debates, but carried her interest and her commitment to better healthcare to the global arena. She has a golden and historic opportunity if she runs for president in 2016, and becomes the most sought-after campaigner for Democrats in 2014, to lead the charge for the healthcare reforms that are most needed by America and most favored by voters.

    On healthcare the left was right and the right was wrong. Liberal Democrats were right and corporatist and conservative Democrats were wrong. The people want lower insurance premiums, lower drug costs, better care for women and children, better healthcare for American workers and — yes — lower healthcare costs for business that a public option and lower-cost pharmaceutical choices would create.

    Should Democrats support the best aspects of the healthcare law? Absolutely, definitely and strongly.

    Should Democrats support the status quo of the current law? Absolutely not. Democrats should run against the status quo. Democrats should run against rising premiums and high drug costs. Democrats should run against Republican war against women’s healthcare programs. Democrats should use the current law as a platform to launch the next great era of healthcare reform.

    Americans have always trusted the Democratic Party of Franklin Roosevelt, John Kennedy, Lyndon Johnson and Bill Clinton to protect the health of the nation.

    Most Americans agree with the Democratic wing of the Democratic party on healthcare. Democrats should not retreat; they should advance. Democrats should not be afraid; they should be bold. Who better than Hillary Rodham Clinton to win an FDR-magnitude landslide in 2016 while championing the healthcare reforms initiated by Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt?

    Democrats have nothing to fear by letting the next great healthcare debate begin.

    Bukowski’s bio at the end of the article does not show him to be a Clinton Democrat.

    See full article at:

    http://thehill.com/opinion/columnists/brent-budowsky/309327-hillary-and-healthcare

  • Leanora

    This article is absolutely right! Back in 2008 people just couldn’t – or wouldn’t – see obama for what he really is! There were plenty of hints though.
    —-

    Analyst: Obama has formed strategic alliance with Muslim Brotherhood
    Special to WorldTribune.com

    WASHINGTON ­ President Barack Obama has launched a drive for a U.S. alliance with the ruling Muslim Brotherhood movement in Egypt, a leading analyst said.

    Analyst Barry Rubin asserted that Obama has formed a U.S. strategic alliance with the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt and other countries. Rubin, director of Israel’s Gloria Center, said Obama signaled his intention to establish such an alliance as soon as he entered office in 2009.

    “For all practical purposes the closest allies to the United States are no longer Israel, Saudi Arabia, and a moderate Egypt, but an Islamist Egypt, an Islamist regime in Turkey, and the Syrian rebels led by the Brotherhood,” Rubin said in a recent analysis.

    Rubin said the Brotherhood alliance formed the basis of the U.S. security doctrine in the Middle East. He said the doctrine was concealed from the American people, although hinted in Obama’s speech in Cairo in 2009.

    “Two and a half years ago, who would ever have thought that the United States would enter an alliance with the Muslim Brotherhood?” Rubin asked.

    Other analysts agreed. The Investigative Project on Terrorism has traced White House invitations to leading members of the Brotherhood and other Islamist groups. On June 13, Obama hosted Sheik Abdullah Bin Bayahall, vice president of the International Union of Muslim Scholars, headed by Qatar’s Yusef Qaradawi, himself banned from the United States.

    More @
    http://www.worldtribune.com/2013/06/30/analyst-obama-has-formed-strategic-alliance-with-muslim-brotherhood/

  • Leanora

    Obama Moves To Protect The Muslim Brotherhood

    As you can imagine, President Barack Hussein Obama has been quick off the mark to defend his pet Islamists in the Muslim Brotherhood.

    Bernadette Meehan, a spokeswoman for the National Security Council, said July 4 in a statement that the White House has called on Egyptian leaders to pursue “a transparent political process that is inclusive of all parties and groups,” including “avoiding any arbitrary arrests of Mursi and his supporters” .

    Read More @ http://joshuapundit.blogspot.com/2013/07/obama-moves-to-protect-muslim.html#links

  • jeswezey

    Great video of Hillary (back to short hair and the wrinkles seem to have disappeared!) at CFDA awards introducing Oscar de la Renta:

    http://www.nydailynews.com/news/politics/hillary-clinton-hosting-arkansas-reception-oscar-de-la-renta-article-1.1390940

    Huma Abedin also wears a lot of Oscar designs…

  • jeswezey

    MSNBC – ugh – says “key” Obama supporters are already backing Hillary: in addition to McCaskill, there’s Axelgrease and Clyburn…

    http://thegrio.com/2013/07/05/key-obama-backers-in-08-now-sound-ready-for-hillary/

  • wbboei

    The Stunning Incompetence of Obama Over Egypt

    By Larry Johnson on July 5, 2013 at 5:48 PM in Current Affairs

    Heard via friends in the “intelligence” community that the spooks have known for “weeks” that the Egyptian Army was planning to oust Egyptian President Morsi. Do you think they kept that news to themselves? Nope. Barack Obama was briefed on this–repeatedly.

    So here’s the question–Barack Obama knew that Morsi had a target on his back and would soon be under arrest by the Generals and he chose to do nothing? Sure looks that way. The Obama Administration appeared stunned and flustered by this week’s coup in Cairo. And yes, it was a coup.

    Did Obama have some options? Absolutely. But as with his languid response to the attacks on our personnel in Benghazi last September, Obama displayed the same nonchalance and sonambulence as as the Egyptian military mobilized to take out President Morsi. Obama shied away from substantive public statements and failed to clarify U.S. policy towards a military ouster of a democratically elected President.

    Now, don’t get me wrong. I am glad that Morsi is gone.

    But do not kid yourself, this forced removal will not fix what is broken and shredded in Egypt. Allah Humpty Dumpty has crashed to the ground and broken into pieces. The Mullahs don’t have the theological glue to reassemble the coalition that swept them to a narrow victory last year and the odds are high that sectarian conflict will spread along the shores of the Nile.

    Should Obama suspend aid to the Egyptian Generals? No. That money has bought Israel some measure of piece and gives us a seat at the table. While our position at that table has diminished over the course of the last 24 months, we still have a seat and a voice. It is in the interest of the United States to promote a regime that will try to govern by a rule of law and will do a better job of feeding hungry Egyptians and resuscitating the dying tourist industry.

    But that means Obama will actually have to work and will have to focus. Two things he is not keen on doing.

  • wbboei

    When the system is this corrupt, and when the tax burden is lifted from wealthy corporations to the financially strapped middle class, there comes a point when, after some destabilizing event, like another stock market crash, where people en masse simply stop paying their taxes. And then what oh great one. Or, how now brown cow? Already, Judge Janine and others are calling for taxes to but in escrow rather than be paid to an cover your ass bunch of bullies headed up now by word salad we did nothing wrong Danny Worthless. Therefore, a flat tax for individuals and a flat tax for corporations, which is easily monitored, administered and enforced is indicated–if anyone is seriously interested in solutions to problems. Obviously, with a system controlled by major corporations, that is a big if. Unfortunately, that will not happen except under conditions of duress. The hypocrisy here is rather shocking. Obama has told us that corporations have a 35% tax rate. What he does not tell us is that they pay only 9%.
    ———————
    Corporations Should Pay More, Coburn Concludes from GAO Report
    Loopholes mean tax burden “is shifted onto hardworking American families and small business,” Republican senator says.

    by
    Bill Straub

    WASHINGTON – The Government Accountability Office found that major U.S. companies aren’t making tax payments that amount to anything close to the 35 percent statutory corporate rate, considered the highest in the world.

    According to the GAO, profitable U.S. corporations with at least $10 million in assets paid an average effective federal tax rate of 12.6 percent, just a bit more than one-third of the statutory rate, as a result of various deductions and protections found in the Internal Revenue Service code. Multinational corporations paid an effective rate of about 16.9 percent when state, local and foreign taxes were taken into account.

    Tax reformers, including President Obama, have consistently called for a lowering of the 35 percent rate, citing it as contributing to a sluggish economy. But the GAO may give new impetus to efforts to enhance corporate tax deposits into the federal Treasury.

    Corporate tax contributions have fallen steadily over the years, from 32 percent of federal tax revenues in the 1950s to 9 percent today. At the same time U.S. corporate profits have reached an all-time high. Despite corporations’ growing share of income, GAO reported that in 2012 corporate income taxes contributed only about $242 billion to federal tax receipts, while individual income taxes contributed nearly five times more at $1.1 trillion.

  • wbboei

    jeswezey
    July 6, 2013 at 8:55 am
    —————
    I want all those people gone. They are traitors to Hillary, to us, and to the country. This is the problem we face if we elect any democrat in 2016. The bad people will rally round them. But in the absence of any alternative, at least now, they need her more than she needs them.

    In 2008 I was a fervent supporter. Now, I am more of a passive observer. I see no major obstacle to Hillary’s path to the nomination. She will need these traitors for the general election, because each of them have armies of unthinking zombies who will pull the lever for them and cheat in ways that the ignorant Republicans will never catch on to.

    But when and if she wins the presidency, I sincerely hope that she watches the movie Claudius, and particularly the role of Lydia, who disposes of all those who stand in the path, or have plotted against her–through poison, badger games and the like.

    The comparison is quite apt. These people are “just courtiers doing what courtiers have always done: defending the royal court and attacking anyone who challenges or dissents from it. That’s how they maintain their status and access within it. That’s what courtiers to power, by definition, do.”

  • wbboei

    Sarah Palin: John Kerry’s yacht cover-up worse than the ‘crime’
    Posted at 1:40 am on July 6, 2013

    The photo of John Kerry climbing on to his yacht in Nantucket pretty much settled the question of whether Kerry was on his yacht in Nantucket this holiday while Egypt erupted into chaos. The State Department, which originally denied that Kerry was out sailing, finally corrected the record, saying the Secretary of State was on the yacht “briefly” on Wednesday. Fox News’ Brit Hume wondered if that admission would have happened at all without photographic proof, while others wondered why the State Department would lie over such a seemingly minor detail.

    Sarah Palin called out Kerry for his “crime” in a lengthy Facebook post. The whole thing is worth reading, but her concern is the cover-up — something that comes a little too easily to the Obama administration.

    The State Department categorically denied Kerry was on his boat. Yet CBS had pictures to prove it. Goodness. There is no need to lie, even on such a “little” thing as the location of a government leader during a military confrontation happening in real time. (Benghazi? Ring a bell? There still isn’t anyone in the media who’ll find out where our Commander-in-Chief was that night.) Come on, Obama Administration! It’s no big darn deal that Kerry was on his boat! We expect, and deserve, to assume that our highest ranking public servants to whom We the People have given the most responsibility are always working – even when they’re clearing their heads and breathing in some fresh air on a yacht, or sweating away stress on a basketball court, or yukking it up with pals on the fairway… let’s trust they’re always preparing for the proverbial 3:00 AM phone call.

    Being on his boat isn’t the issue. Blatantly deceiving the American people is the issue.

    As usual, Palin haters were anxious to express their outrage over Palin continuing to speak; if they were concerned about being lied to, they didn’t show it.

  • wbboei

    As usual, Palin haters were anxious to express their outrage over Palin continuing to speak; if they were concerned about being lied to, they didn’t show it.
    ————————
    They are identical to the “Good Germans” who lived in towns adjacent to the death camps and never wondered what was going on inside those stone walls. They do not care. Bots and jurnolisters will do anything to avoid facing the truth, which is that they are fools, and bought into the big lie. But now and again they get exposed, like we saw with the unmasking of David Gregory by Glenn Greenwald. Gregory was a goner before he knew what hit him.

  • Gotta watch out for those Hot Mikes!!! 🙄

    Thursday, July 4th, 2013,

    (WASHINGTON) — A “hot mic” has apparently picked up some very unflattering words from President Obama this Fourth of July, and may plunge him deeper into some very hot water.

    “Hot” or “open mics” frequently catch public figures unknowingly expressing their true feelings, usually with colorful language (prime example: in 2000, then presidential candidate George W. Bush was caught complaining to vice-presidential candidate Dick Cheney that a reporter covering their campaign was a “major league asshole”). However Obama’s “slip” while exiting the balcony of the White House after his fifth Independence Day address may well exceed the average “hot mic faux pas.”

    The smaller of Obama’s two microphones, which was clipped inches below Obama’s shirt collar, was supposed to have been turned off immediately after his closing remarks to guests and reporters on the White House lawn. But the microphone remained “hot,” catching the President muttering: “God, this holiday sucks! All this national pride shit get’s on my nerves.”

    Obama’s candid comments are sure to further drag down his approval ratings, as recent scandals involving the IRS, the Benghazi terrorist attacks, and massive spying on average citizens by the NSA have sunk Obama’s approval numbers below that of former president George W. Bush. It took Obama thirty seconds before he completely exited the White House balcony and removed his microphone, during which it
    – See more at: http://www.theconservativespeaker.com/wordpress/?tag=obama-all-this-national-pride-st-gets-on-my-nerves#sthash.xTVxfPHs.oN89x8sM.dpuf

  • And remember Mitchell saying (All this fuss for a Damn Flag! :suock:

  • freespirit

    jeswezey
    July 6, 2013 at 5:42 am
    From The Hill:
    Hillary and healthcare
    By Brent Budowsky
    After an analysis of the healthcare debacle that generally agrees with ours, or rather admin’s to give credit where it is due, Budowsky launches into a solution for Democrats that also sound like it was written in Big Pink :
    (snip)
    Bukowski’s bio at the end of the article does not show him to be a Clinton Democrat.
    ________________

    You’re right jeswezey about Budowsky not being a Clinton Democrat, He had a much different attitude about Hillary back in 2008, as evidenced in the slimy article from February of 2008.

    OpEdNews Op Eds 2/26/2008 at 12:21:11

    WHICH HILLARY WILL DEBATE TONIGHT?

    By Brent Budowsky

    “Which Hillary Will Debate Tonight?
Brent Budowsky @8:46 am February 26, 2008
    Hillary Clinton champions her 35 years of experience and has been running for president forever. After New Hampshire she claimed she found her voice, which apparently was racially oriented rhetoric from her campaign, for which she has now apologized.

Today everyone asks, Which Hillary will debate tonite? The Hillary where Barack Obama is compared to Jesse Jackson? The Hillary who is proud, real proud, to be on the stage with Barack Obama? The Hillary who virtually yells about a month-old flyer?

Will it be the Hillary who waves her arms and points to the heavens with sarcasm, ridicule and derision about the man she was recently so proud to be sitting beside? The Hillary who is so mocking not only of the man she was hours ago so proud to be sitting beside, but his supporters as well? 

Will it be the Hillary whose campaign was dishing a photo in a pathetic and desperate appeal to the lesser instincts of voters? Or some other, newly minted Hillary, to be unveiled during the debate? Will it be the Hillary whom we are told privately opposed NAFTA, then publicly applauded NAFTA, and now publicly criticizes NAFTA?

Will it be the Hillary who accused Obama of plagiarism, or the Hillary who lifted lines from John Edwards within minutes of her accusation about Obama?

    Think about it. Thirty-five years of self-proclaimed experience, a virtual lifetime aspiring to be
    president, at the tail end of an interminable campaign, trying to decide which Hillary will debate tonight. That, ladies and gentlemen, is very sad and very revealing”.
    —————–
    Brent Budowsky is a regular columnist on thehill.com. He served as Legislative Assistant to U.S. Senator Lloyd Bentsen, responsible for commerce and intelligence matters, including one (more…)

    *******************

    Budowsky accuses Hillary of “trying to decide which Hillary will debate tonight…”

    Judging from his past articles about Hillary, Bill, and his precious Obama, Budowsky can’t decide who the hell to be on any given day.
     

  • Shadowfax

    If this hot mike statement is true, it’s probably the only since thing we have from Barry in years.

    “God, this holiday sucks! All this national pride shit get’s on my nerves.”

    Just like MO’s comment, “For the first time in my life, I am proud of my country.” Just after her Barry was elected.


    Our pResident and First ‘lady’ ~ What a bad joke on our country.

  • admin

    NEW ARTICLE IS UP.

  • Shadowfax

    If Hillary runs in 2016, no doubt she will do her best to straighten out HellCare, dismantling the pork and pot of gold for the insurance companies and big Pharma. We have no doubt of that.

    Buttowsky is only admitting that Barry did a lousy job with Nasty and Reed, running wild with their super majority, and ended up with a stinking pile of poo with the ObieCarePlan.

    He is also admitting (between the lines) that his little Barry is a flippin’ failure and he should have supported the more competent Hillary.

    Buyers remorse.

    Karma

  • wbboei

    As noted, the reign of Emperor Caligula provides a distant mirror of what we see today in the imperious reign of Emperor Barack Hussein Obama, and the utter depravity of his Administration. In the first 0-6:20 minutes of the series “I Claudius” we see:

    1. the demise of the Republic under Tiberius, i.e. Bush, then-

    2. the rise of a dictator who claims the throne, i.e. Obama, then-

    3. the corpse of his predecessor is snuffed out, i.e. Obama and his minions, then-

    4. a bit of mismanaged stagecraft like we are seeing now, i.e. the hot mike reveals his true feelings about us, then-

    5. a Hail Caesar salute by the Senatus Publicus Que Romanus (senate and people of Rome), then-

    6. the proclamation of a New Golden Age, by the courtier class, i.e. the lapdog press, then-

    7. the courtiers defending the royal court and attacking those who challenge or dissent from it (Tea Party), then-

    8. Caligula, like Obama in Berlin, declares himself to be not merely a God, but the king of Gods, Zeus, then-

    9. the courtiers and loyal sycophants say, why must we wait until they die to make them Gods (big media), then-

    10.the commander of the Praetorian Guard, in this case Jarrett, warn all others to hold their tongue, then-

    11. Caligula vows to avenge the sins against his ancestors (Dreams of My Father, white grandmother), then-

    11. Caligula begins poisoning, or putting to the sword all those he suspects of threatening his power, then-

    12. the entire eternal city is placed under arrest and a reign of terror sweeps over the land.

    Yes, it is all there in this episode and those that follow. If you can stand to watch art imitate life.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RG3Y8eEXd8E&feature=player_detailpage

  • wbboei

    13. the head of the Roman Senate, and sycophant decrees: let us put all power in his hands–like Reid and Pelousy

  • Andy Lewis

    foxyladi14
    July 6, 2013 at 11:54 am

    Gotta watch out for those Hot Mikes!!! 🙄

    Thursday, July 4th, 2013,

    (WASHINGTON) — A “hot mic” has apparently picked up some very unflattering words from President Obama this Fourth of July, and may plunge him deeper into some very hot water.
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    You do know this was satire, right? Further down in the same link:

    David Cornhole of the far-Left Mother Jones magazine was even closer to Obama and concurs with Boyer’s accounts…as well as with President Obama.

  • wbboei

    “He may pretend he is black on the court, but when he posts up to shoot he tosses so many bricks that the brick layers union made him an honorable member.”

    http://www.noquarterusa.net/blog/76086/was-barack-obama-piloting-the-plane-crash-in-san-francisco/#more-76086

  • gonzotx

    Shadowfax
    July 6, 2013 at 2:25 pm
    If Hillary runs in 2016, no doubt she will do her best to straighten out HellCare, dismantling the pork and pot of gold for the insurance companies and big Pharma. We have no doubt of that.
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    And you have that from a good source?