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February 17, 2009 - David Letterman - Top Ten Things Hillary Clinton Wants To Accomplish On Her Trip Overseas

10 Exchange U.S. dollars for currency that's worth something

9 Win respect defeating Japan's top-ranked sumo wrestler

8 Shift world's perception of America from "hated" to "extremely disliked"

7 Personally thank all of her illegal campaign donors

6 Three words: stylish Indonesian pantsuits

5 Visit burial site of revered Chinese military leader, General Tso

4 Get drunk with that Japanese finance minister guy

3 Convince China to switch from lead-tainted products to mercury-tainted products

2 Catch Chinese screening of Benjamin Button entitled "The Strange Adventures of Freaky Grandpa Baby"

1 Pick up carton of duty-free smokes for Obama

February 16, 2009 - David Letterman - Top Ten Things Abraham lincoln Would Say If He Were Alive Today

10 "Sup?"

9 "I see Madonna's still a slut"

8 "Who's that handsome sumbitch on the five?"

7 "Is that free Grand Slam deal still going on at Denny's?"

6 "I just changed my Facebook status update to, Tthe 'ol rail splitter is chillaxing'"

5 "How do I get on 'Dancing with the Stars'?"

4 "Okay, Obama, you're from Illinois, too. We get it!"

3 "Hey Phelps, don't Bogart the weed!"

2 "What's the deal with Joaquin Phoenix?"

1 "A Broadway play? Uhhh, no thanks. I'm good."

January 28, 2009 - David Letterman - Top Ten Things Overheard at the Meeting Between Barack Obama and the Republicans

10 "I miss the Clinton administration when we'd meet at Hooters"

9 "Can we wrap this up? I've got tickets to the 4:30 'Paul Blart: Mall Cop"

8 "Smoke break!"

7 "You fellas really need to take it easy on the Old Spice"

6 "Mr. President: don't misunderestimate the Republicans"

5 "Another smoke break!"

4 "What was the deal with Aretha Franklin's hat?"

3 "About that tax the rich stuff -- you were joking, right?"

2 "Sir, it's refreshing to have a Chief Executive who speaks in complete sentences"

1 "Senator Craig's offering his stimulus package in the men's room"

January 27, 2009 - David Letterman - Top Ten Ways Rod Blagojevich Can Improve His Image

10 Star in new television series, "America's Funniest Haircuts"

9 Quit politics and become a fat, lovable mall cop

8 Start pronouncing last name with Jerry Lewis-like "BLAGOOOYYYJEVICH"

7 Offer a senate seat with no money down, zero percent interest

6 Team up with John Malkovich and Erin Brockovich for hot Malkovich-Brockovich-Blagojevich sex tape

5 Change his name to Barod Obamavich

4 Safely land an Airbus on the Hudson River

3 I don't know...how about showing up for his impeachment trial?

2 Wear sexy dresses, high heels and say, "You Betcha!"

1 Uhhh...resign?

January 16, 2000 - David Letterman - Top Ten Signs Obama's Getting Nervious

10 New slogan: "Yes we can... or maybe not, it's hard to say"

9 In moment of confusion, requested a $300 billion bailout from the bailout industry

8 He's up to not smoking three packs a day

7 Friends say he's looking frail, shaky and...no, that's McCain

6 He's so stressed, doctors say he's developing a Sanjay in his Gupta

5 Been walking around muttering, "What the hell have I gotten myself into?"

4 Offered Governor of Illinois, Rod Blagojevich, $100,000 to buy his old Senate seat back

3 Standing on White House roof screaming, "Save us, Superman!"

2 Sweating like Bill Clinton when Hillary comes home early

1 He demanded a recount

January 8, 2000 - David Letterman - Top Ten Barack Obama Plans To Fix The Economy

10 Encourage tourists to throw spare change in the Grand Canyon

9 End our dependence on foreign owls

8 Sell New Mexico to Mexico

7 Put a little of that bailout money on the Ravens plus 3 at Tennessee. Come on! It's a mortal lock!

6 Rent out the moon for weddings and Bar Mitzvahs

5 Lotto our way out of this son-of-a-bitch

4 Appear on "Deal or No Deal" and hope to choose the right briefcase

3 Bail out the adult film industry -- not sure how it helps, but it can't hurt

2 Release O.J. from prison, have him steal America's money from China

1 Stop talkin' and start Obama-natin'!

January 7, 2000 - David Letterman - Top Ten Things Overheard At The Presidents' Lunch

10 "Sorry, you're not on the list, Mr. Gore"

9 "If Hillary calls, I've been here since Monday"

8 "Laura! More Mountain Dew!"

7 "You guys wanna see, 'Paul Blart: Mall Cop'?"

6 "Call the nurse -- George swallowed a napkin ring!"

5 "Hey Barack, wanna go with us to Cabo in March? Oh that's right, you have to work!"

4 "Kissey kissey"

3 "Obama? I think he's downstairs smoking a butt"

2 "Did you ever see a monkey sneezing?"

1 "I hope Clinton's unbuckling his belt because he's full"

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May 12th, 2014

All Hail The Sultan Of Brunei!

The magnificent Sultan of Brunei deserves much praise. Many Obama acolytes thought Barack Hussein Obama was the Messiah, the Lightbringer, in 2008. But all praise and glory to the real and Promethean Lightbringer – his overwhelming majesty the Sultan of Brunei!!!

The Lightbringer Sultan of Brunei lately is under attack:

Last week, celebrities including Jay Leno, Ellen DeGeneres, Sharon Osbourne, Richard Branson and Clive Davis united for an unlikely cause: a boycott of the Beverly Hills Hotel, because its owner, the Sultan of Brunei, recently announced the implementation of Sharia law in his tiny South Asian nation.

A few hardly souls, like us, have been denouncing the imposition of Sharia Law in the West only to be denounced as Muslim haters or worse. In the past when we have denounced the Mosque of Doom at the World Trade Center 9/11 site we came under attack for stating that the Mosque of Doom should not be built. We noted at the time that the Muslims agitating for such a monstrosity had the legal right to build their Mosque but we thought decency should preclude such a provocation. We cited sensible Catholic clerics who aborted their planned and well intentioned sites at Nazi death camps with predominately Jewish victims as precedent.

Those of us who repeatedly call for “good” Muslims to attack and confront Islamic terrorists and Muslim extremists every time Islamic atrocities are perpetrated by Muslims are again accused of not being sufficiently “sensitive” to the plight of silent Muslims who by their silence lead many to wonder if it is the entire religion that fosters terrorism.

Now, thanks to the Lightbringer Sultan of Brunei not only is Shariah Law and the atrocities committed by Muslims in the West come into question but an even more elemental series of questions are being asked and unsatisfactory answers noted:

Theory states that Allah’s law is cruel and unfair,” said Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah, “but Allah himself has said that his law is indeed fair.”

Under Sharia law, the following is considered criminal behavior, punishable by fines, jail, amputation of limbs, public flogging or death by stoning: absence from Friday prayer services; becoming pregnant out of wedlock; wearing indecent clothing, and for women, refusal to wear a hijab; employing a non-Muslim babysitter; the use of the word “Allah” by Christians and the discussion of faith by any non-Muslims; publicly eating or drinking during Ramadan; theft; homosexuality; and adultery.

We find ourselves indisputably guilty in the eyes of Sharia Law. If it was not for the Lightbringer Sultan of Brunei the public discussion which points to our guilt and the guilt of most if not all in the West, would not be known. All Hail the wise Lightbringer Sultan of Brunei:

The Sultan, now 67, has slowly been moving Brunei in this direction for decades, but this recent, drastic declaration has no clear motive. Brunei is so rich with oil it’s fully independent; nor is it a target of Islamic extremists.

So, why now?

“Who knows?” says Reza Aslan, religious scholar and author of “Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth.” “This is obviously not coming from a place of religious devotion, since the Sultan himself is in violation of every single rule of Sharia law you could possibly imagine.”

Like Barack Hussein Obama this latest Lightbringer has some, um, issues, that do not comport with his words:

Indeed, the Sultan and his equally decadent brother, Prince Jefri, were dubbed “constant companions in hedonism” in 2011 by Vanity Fair. He lives in a palace with 1,788 rooms, 257 bathrooms, five swimming pools, a mosque, a banquet hall that holds 5,000 people and a 110-car garage. When he turned 50, the Sultan built a stadium, invited Michael Jackson to perform in it and paid him $17 million for three concerts.

Jefri, 59, maintains a separate pleasure palace and once owned a 152-foot yacht called “Tits”; he named its tenders “Nipple 1” and “Nipple 2” and could never understand why others often found that juvenile and crass. Here and abroad, the brothers are infamous for their sex parties and their harems composed mainly of underage girls.

All hail the Sultan of Brunei who rules by blood right not one of these phony “democratic” elections wherein lies are told and believed by the populace. All hail the Sultan of Brunei for bringing light and reason to those that usually shout “RACIST!”:



Maher: “Islamophobic Is A Word Created By Fascists, And Used By Cowards, To Manipulate Morons

BILL MAHER: They draw support from the general population. There was a Pew poll of Egypt — which is a leading Muslim country, maybe the leading Muslim country — and something like 80- or 90-percent believe that death is the proper punishment for leaving [Islam]. If they did a — we had the Sister on at the beginning of the show. If 84% of Brazilians thought that death was the proper penalty for leaving Catholicism, wouldn’t that be a bigger story?

ARIANNA HUFFINGTON: But the point is that you can not put all that together with the entire Islam, or all Muslims. I mean that’s where it becomes dangerous. And that’s where, unfortunately, a lot of conversation goes –

MAHER: Where it becomes dangerous is that liberals like yourself do not stand up for liberalism. Liberalism means, one, mostly equality for women, free speech, no death threats. You know? [snip]

MAHER: This group, Boko Haram, this group, their whole reason for coming into being was to install Sharia Law in Nigeria. In Brunei, the Sultan of Brunei just last week installed Sharia Law.

Okay. Failure to perform Friday prayers could get you whippings or amputations, because it is a religion of pieces. I know. I’m the bad guy because I’m against the people who cut your arms off for not praying. That’s me, I’m the bad guy.

THURSTON: No, no, you’re not the bad guy for that. You’re the bad guy because you’re saying it’s inherent in the religion and exclusive, and you’re not allowing for this opportunity and this possibility… [snip]

DINESH D’SOUZA: What’s going on here is there is a civil war in the mind of the liberal. On the one hand you have the defense — [snip]

D’SOUZA: On one hand you’re a defender of individual rights and if this were the Catholic Church
[snip]

D’SOUZA: If this were the Catholic Church, you’d be all on it. But on the other hand, you’re committed to multiculturalism and Islam is a victim and we don’t want to make Muslims feel bad. And so these two impulses have got to be brokered, one against the other, and that’s why there is a protection of Islam. The problem isn’t the Muslims; the problem is the multiculturists on campus who protect and defend them. [snip]

ARIANNA HUFFINGTON: That’s ridiculous. This is like saying that all Muslims are guilty.

D’SOUZA: I’m not saying that.

MAHER: We’re not saying that! You’re hearing that, but we’re not saying that.

THURSTON: What you’re saying that Islam is the problem.

MAHER: Islam is the problem, correct; all religions are the problem, but especially this one.
[snip]

MAHER: You know, speaking of the campus, Ayaan Hirsi Ali, we all know Ayaan Hirsi Ali, right? A brilliant woman. She was born in Somalia, underwent gentile [sic] mutilation.

HUFFINGTON: At the age of 5.

MAHER: Which almost all woman do in that country, and many other Muslim countries.

HUFFINGTON: And a fatwa against her.

MAHER: Right. So, you know, that’s not a good thing. So, she was going to speak at Brandeis, but she called Islam the new fascism, so they said she could not speak. And they said she is Islamophobic, who my friend Sam Harris reminded me today our deceased friend Christopher Hitchens said Islamophobic is a word created by fascists, and used by cowards, to manipulate morons.

Because to be phobic means to be scared of something that you’re not usually scared of, like the great outdoors. But to be phobic about honor killings, about throwing acid in girls’ faces, or marrying them off when they are eight-years-old. (HBO’s Real Time with Bill Maher, May 9, 2014)

All Hail the Sultan of Brunei. Without this Lightbringer we would not be having a discussion on Sharia Law and the non-innocence of Muslims who tolerate such required barbaric behavior.

All Hail the Lightbringer Sultan of Brunei who chose to bring his light unto the world at the same time as his fellow Muslims busied themselves in Nigeria.

Rejected by Brandeis University, Ayaan Hirsi Ali:

Boko Haram and the Kidnapped Schoolgirls

The Nigerian terror group reflects the general Islamist hatred of women’s rights. When will the West wake up?

Since the kidnapping of 276 schoolgirls in Nigeria last month, the meaning of Boko Haram—the name used by the terrorist group that seized the girls—has become more widely known. The translation from the Hausa language is usually given in English-language media as “Western Education Is Forbidden,” though “Non-Muslim Teaching Is Forbidden” might be more accurate.

But little attention has been paid to the group’s formal Arabic name: Jam’at Ahl as-Sunnah lid-da’wa wal-Jihad. That roughly translates as “The Fellowship of the People of the Tradition for Preaching and Holy War.” That’s a lot less catchy than Boko Haram but significantly more revealing about the group and its mission. Far from being an aberration among Islamist terror groups, as some observers suggest, Boko Haram in its goals and methods is in fact all too representative.

The kidnapping of the schoolgirls throws into bold relief a central part of what the jihadists are about: the oppression of women. Boko Haram sincerely believes that girls are better off enslaved than educated. The terrorists’ mission is no different from that of the Taliban assassin who shot and nearly killed 15-year-old Pakistani Malala Yousafzai—as she rode a school bus home in 2012—because she advocated girls’ education. As I know from experience, nothing is more anathema to the jihadists than equal and educated women.

The values of the West are under attack. Those that defend the liberal democratic values are now termed racists or proponents of “white privilege”. Thanks to the Sultan of Brunei a few of the most privileged and wealthy are waking up to the danger and are boycotting a luxury hotel. From Beverly Hills these haters of the West and Western values have an opportunity to learn a bit more if they look beyond the Beverly Hills Hotel Sharia Law oasis:

How to explain this phenomenon to baffled Westerners, who these days seem more eager to smear the critics of jihadism as “Islamophobes” than to stand up for women’s most basic rights? Where are the Muslim college-student organizations denouncing Boko Haram? Where is the outrage during Friday prayers? These girls’ lives deserve more than a Twitter hashtag protest.

Organizations like Boko Haram do not arise in isolation. The men who establish Islamist groups, whether in Africa (Nigeria, Somalia, Mali), Southwest Asia (Afghanistan, Pakistan), or even Europe (U.K., Spain and the Netherlands), are members of long-established Muslim communities, most of whose members are happy to lead peaceful lives. To understand why the jihadists are flourishing, you need to understand the dynamics within those communities.

So, imagine an angry young man in any Muslim community anywhere in the world. Imagine him trying to establish an association of men dedicated to the practice of the Sunnah (the tradition of guidance from the Prophet Muhammad ). Much of the young man’s preaching will address the place of women. He will recommend that girls and women be kept indoors and covered from head to toe if they are to venture outside. He will also condemn the permissiveness of Western society.

Because they are now not able to attend the exclusive dining rooms and Elysium comforts of the Beverly Hills Hotel some of these race-baiter Obama supporters have time to learn a bit about the Islam no one wants to talk about:

In 2011, Boko Haram launched its first terror attack in Borno. Four people were killed, and from then on violence became an integral part, if not the central part, of its mission. The recent kidnappings—11 more girls were abducted by Boko Haram on Sunday—join a litany of outrages, including multiple car bombings and the murder of 59 schoolboys in February. On Monday, as if to demonstrate its growing power, Boko Haram launched a 12-hour attack in the city of Gamboru Ngala, firing into market crowds, setting houses aflame and shooting down residents who ran from the burning buildings. Hundreds were killed.

I am often told that the average Muslim wholeheartedly rejects the use of violence and terror, does not share the radicals’ belief that a degenerate and corrupt Western culture needs to be replaced with an Islamic one, and abhors the denigration of women’s most basic rights. Well, it is time for those peace-loving Muslims to do more, much more, to resist those in their midst who engage in this type of proselytizing before they proceed to the phase of holy war.

It is also time for Western liberals to wake up.

The murder of 59 boys did not engender the outrage the kidnapped girls have all too slowly received. Shouldn’t those dead boys have had some tears shed for them or are we, this website included, so politically correct that our bigotries pile on other bigotries? It took kidnapped girls and vivid video to spur to Twitter those that ordinarily would be drowned in Champagne at the Beverly Hills Hotel and those that in 2008 so ridiculously shouted “Yes we can!”

For the reptilian Michelle Obama it wasn’t about murdered boys nor kidnapped girls. For repulsive Michelle and Barack Obama it was all about themselves first and always foremost:

Michelle Obama: We ‘see our own daughters’ in Nigeria kidnap victims [snip]

In these girls, Barack and I see our own daughters,” Obama said while also marking Mother’s Day weekend.

Trayvon Martin anyone?

Moocher Michelle also took to Twitter to hold a sign with the hashtag #BringBackOurGirls. Sidwell Friends was not the target of the hashtag attack.

Michelle Obama was not alone in squeaking out useless tweets to somehow persuade the Muslim thugs and creeps in Nigeria:

Michelle Obama, Ellen DeGeneres and John Kerry took to Twitter to tell Nigerian kidnappers it’s time to bring back hundreds of schoolgirls.

Neocons have another message: Send in the troops.

Some conservatives are skeptical of the show of force on Twitter, rather than on the ground.

Twitter is not going to persuade these Muslim thugs to do anything. Yet the list of Hollywood celebrities taking to Twitter to get Muslim thugs to #BringBackOurGirls is nauseatingly long.

If troops and military action are to be taken they should be from the region. Where is the African Union? Why isn’t the African Union on the job and in a lead role? Also, the former colonial powers such as France, which still has influence in the region, should step up and take the lead role.

The United States role? Obama is too busy beating up on Israel and reaching out to the Muslim world to bother with anything other than publicity stunt deployments and publicity stunt Twitter wars. If you want to scare Boko Haram don’t send in American troops with eunuch Obama in charge. Send in the Légion étrangère, the French Foreign Legion.

Also, the Nigerian people have a strong role to play. If the West is to fight back against Islam and not be a cowering weakling then the fight must be taken for Western values and expose the Islam that has taken hold in the world today. Nigeria and Nigerians can play a role in the larger world-wide battle.

By some estimates Nigeria is more Christian than Muslim (49.3 – 48.8). Christianity is growing in Nigeria. Muslims against Boko Haram (if any) and Christians surely are a majority of the population that can not only bring back those girls, but bring back Western values.

Perhaps the kidnapped girls hashtag should be #BringBackOurChristianGirls because the majority of the kidnapped girls are Christian.

Bring back our Christian girls” will not be a popular message because it tells the greater truth. Meanwhile those Christian girls are getting converted the old fashioned way:

Nigeria abducted girls: Boko Haram leader claims captives converted to Islam

A Boko Haram video emerged Monday purportedly showing some of the kidnapped Nigerian girls in Muslim headdresses and the terror group’s leader declaring they have converted to Islam.

The video, released by French news agency Agence France-Presse, was shot in a nondescript bush area and showed about 100 girls.

In the 27-minute footage, the terror group’s leader, Abubakar Shekau, says he is willing to exchange the schoolgirls for Boko Haram prisoners.

It shows girls dressed in black and gray hijabs, and reciting the Quran as they make Islamic declarations of faith. Shekau appears in a separate part of the video, but never with the girls.

“Praise be to Allah, the lord of the world,” the girls in the video chant.

By the way, that “Zionist entity” that Obama attacks and John Kerry denounces as an Apartheid state? “Israel plans to send a team of counterterrorism experts to help“.



For some of us the events in Nigeria hit very close to if not directly home:

Hello all.

This has been an extremely tough month in my country. I have an uncle that lives in Abuja that missed being killed by the bus bomb at the motor park by about an hour. Christians had been threatened in the north all the time in the past, but Boko Haram have just lost their minds because now they are targeting their own. One of the things that I remain mad at til today is how long it took President Clinton (and I really love him) to go see what was happening in Rwanda. The same applies to uncle idiot in the White House now. Unfortunately, leadership I my country still cannot be trusted. That said, bumbles could have easily sent an investigative team along with an interdiction team and those girls could be home now. I am encouraged by the outpouring of support as a result of the protests. I look forward to the world dedicating the resources to match that support. I would ask from everyone here continued prayers. No resources as at yet. Can’t be sure of where any donations would end up.

Charlie Rose interviewed a nun this week that talked about not just the girls in my county, but across Africa that are invisible. I wish there was a way to get her in touch with Hillary. Please take a few minutes and watch. Thank you.”

The world needs the United States to lead. The world needs the values the United States once so proudly lived by. The liberal democratic values of the West must be defended.

In 2008 we lost more than we will ever know. But we will recover and by then the phony Lightbringers will be back in their little caves in the darkness.

May 5th, 2014

A Week In May

Update: We knew it was going to be a busy week but we did not anticipate the return of Monica. Republican/conservative panty sniffers are out in force acting much like the DailyKooks left did in 2008. Cue a Road Runner cartoon with Wile E. Coyote failing again. Republicans/conservatives who think “this time we’ll tie the Clenis to the war on women and then we will win” will only mange to reinforce their “brand” as panty-sniffing never-learn hypocrites and help Hillary in the process. A while back we quoted conservative pundit/analyst Jay Cost on the Clenis and how Republicans never learn, but we write and we write and well, “there is little evidence they have learned from their defeats“. Beep, beep.

Tonight, It’s primary night in North Carolina and Ohio so we will stay off the roads and instead watch the election returns in the Tillis North Carolina race to see if he avoids a debilitating runoff by winning 40% of the vote and thereby thwart Senator Kay Hagen’s scheme borrowed from Claire McCaskill on how to win an election by tampering in your opponent’s primary election.

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May brings flowers and sunshine – as well as a lot of news. This first full week of May is event filled.

Monday began the week with the news of leaders held accountable even if they were not entirely at fault. Target’s massive data breach has now cost the company’s CEO his job. Wow, a chief executive held accountable! What a concept! Lo, and behold, the wrong Obama loses his job: This looks like a sad day for the Obama family. Sports Illustrated is reporting that Oregon State has fired basketball coach Craig Robinson, the brother-in-law of first lady Michelle Obama. It’s the wrong Obama!

Speaking of Benghazi, lots of news there too. Now that John Boner, er, Boehner, has finally given in to pressure and declared there will be a select committee to explore the morass of Benghazi we hear more foolish talk from the Obama spokesclown Jay Carney: I don’t know if we’ll cooperate with the Benghazi select committee. Also according to a piano player in the whorehouse Nancy Pelosi and her minions are considering non-cooperation and non-participation in the Benghazi select committee.

This Obama Stonewall Benghazi strategy reminds us of the Wisconsin “fleebagger” strategy which didn’t work. The argument by some is that this is “smart-ish” as a tactic because Obama will be able to taint the select committee as “partisan” and unworthy of serious consideration. This “smarty” argument does not withstand scrutiny for two obvious reasons.

First of all today Boner, er, Boehner names Trey Gowdy chairman of Benghazi select committee . Gowdy is not a fool or incompetent like Darryl Issa. Gowdy knows how to examine a witness and how to stay focused on what matters. Which leads to the second reason why the threats from Obama and henchmen don’t frighten anyone interested in finding out what happened on September 11 in Benghazi.

Second, imagine a committee and hearings populated only with Republicans. Without Obama shills to distract and shout RACISM! and fog up the place with lies, witnesses in public hearings would be grilled like bacon in a blast furnace. More importantly imagine only Republicans present at the behind the scenes depositions of witnesses. If Obama henchmen are not present at those private depositions they won’t know what fresh Hell could break loose. So, we don’t take the threats seriously and if the threats materialize there will be Hell to pay as facts are extracted from witnesses.

One witness we would like to see called to testify is the brother of Ben Rhodes. There are questions he could be asked:

CBS News President David Rhodes described what the “government” believed about the Benghazi attack the day after it happened, saying it was not just a “mob reaction” to a film. [snip]

At this point, Rhodes interjected a parenthetical note about the “pretty alarming” situation saying, “Our government thinks that, you know, there’s a really good chance this was not just a spontaneous mob reaction to what some thought was an offensive film but actually a coordinated effort timed to the 9/11 anniversary.”

“Pretty alarming” but since then CBS news is pretty sleepy.

That’s it baby. That’s what Gowdy must focus on and filter out the noise. The Benghazi attack was a terrorist attack on September 11 for which Barack Obama was completely unprepared. Focus on why the White House did not anticipate and prepare for September 11 attacks. Focus on why there was no special phone number for at risk embassies or American installations to call if and when trouble arose on September 11.

Later this week there will be a vote to establish the select committee. We will also find out sometime this week who will be on that committee and whether or not the Obama protection squads will cut their noses to spite their faces.

Obama? This week Obama if trolling for dollars once again. Repeatedly. On Wednesday it’s California that will welcome the big fleet of climate changing planes. Los Angeles on Wednesday. Four fundraisers on Thursday in LA, San Diego, and San Jose. Climate change Air Force 1 style. Tax payers will get the bill as fig leaf events are gilded on to make it all legal.

On Tuesday, there will be primaries. Ohio, Indiana, and North Carolina are the featured attractions. In Ohio John Boner has a primary challenger which has cleverly mashed “boner” jokes with erectile dysfunction commercials. Boner will have a hard time with this ad:

Boner will likely win his primary even as his challenger has lost his job at a Christian college due to the contents of the ad.

Also on Tuesday we will learn if North Carolina Senator Kay Hagen will succeed with her Clair McCaskill style tactic of choosing her opponent. Hagen’s top opponent is Thom Tillis but unless Tillis gets 40% of the vote there will be a run-off and Hagen will have that much more time to get money and divide the opposition. To that end Kay Hagen has been lying without restraint:

As previously noted, Sen. Kay Hagan (D., N.C.) has attacked her presumptive GOP opponent, Thom Tillis, as a hypocrite for wanting to repeal Obamacare despite having once described it as a “great idea.”

It’s completely dishonest. Tillis did say that, but here’s the full context: ““The majority of the stuff that is in Obamacare is bad, because it’s not fiscally sustainable. It’s a great idea that can’t be paid for.”

Now, Hagan’s campaign is repeating the attack in fliers mailed to Republican voters ahead of the GOP primary on Tuesday. It’s a pretty blatant effort to undermine Tillis’s standing among conservatives; he currently leads the GOP field with 40 percent of the vote, according to the Public Policy Polling, which is precisely the amount he needs to avoid a runoff.

Her support for ObamaCare is killing Hagen in North Carolina so Hagen is trying to kill Tillis with ObamaCare. ObamaCare kills.

That’s Monday and Tuesday in the big news category. While we lament the poor Californians who will suffer later on in the week we will keep our eyes on events scheduled for Wednesday:

Contempt Vote Coming Down on Lerner

The House of Representatives will vote this week on whether to hold former head of tax exempt groups at the IRS Lois Lerner in contempt of Congress. Back in April, the House Oversight Committee voted to hold Lerner in Contempt after she plead the Fifth for a second time in March. Many lawmakers argue Lerner waived her Fifth Amendment rights the first time she testified the first time last year due to making an opening statement before claiming she wished to remain silent.

Since pleading the Fifth for a second time, emails have surfaced showing Lerner was in contact with the Department of Justice about the possible criminal prosecution of conservative tea party groups her special interest friends wanted “shut down.”

Last week, Lerner’s attorney said it would be “un-American” to hold her contempt and asked for a special opportunity to defend and make her case in front of Congress before the contempt vote this week. That request was denied.

So what’s next after the contempt vote? POLITICO has the details:

After the vote, the matter will then most likely move to court, where a judge will determine whether Lerner had a right to invoke her Fifth Amendment right to refuse to answer House GOP lawmakers’ questions about her role in the controversy.

Indeed that is what Politico wishes would happen. What should happen - we wrote about. Congress should prepare for a congressional trial against Lois Lerner because the Department of Justice will do nothing to prosecute the contempt citation which is coming and so richly deserved. Put Lois Lerner in the docket and clone Trey Gowdy for the prosecution.

This brings us to Thursday. ObamaCare is back:

If the president wants to witness a refutation of his assertion that the survival of the Affordable Care Act is assured, come Thursday he should stroll the 13 blocks from his office to the nation’s second-most important court, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals. There he can hear an argument involving yet another constitutional provision that evidently has escaped his notice. It is the origination clause, which says: “All bills for raising revenue shall originate in the House of Representatives; but the Senate may propose or concur with amendments as on other bills.” [snip]

What will be argued on Thursday is that what was voted on — the ACA — was indisputably a revenue measure and unquestionably did not originate in the House, which later passed the ACA on another party-line vote. [snip]

In June 2012, a Supreme Court majority accepted a, shall we say, creative reading of the ACA by Chief Justice John Roberts. The court held that the penalty, which the ACA repeatedly calls a penalty, is really just a tax on the activity — actually, the nonactivity — of not purchasing insurance. The individual mandate is not, the court held, a command but merely the definition of a condition that can be taxed. The tax is mild enough to be semi-voluntary; individuals are free to choose whether or not to commit the inactivity that triggers the tax.

The “exaction” — Roberts’s word — “looks,” he laconically said, “like a tax in many respects.” It is collected by the IRS, and the proceeds go to the Treasury for the general operations of the federal government, not to fund a particular program. This surely makes the ACA a revenue measure.

Did it, however, originate in the House? Of course not. [snip]

Two years ago, the Supreme Court saved the ACA by declaring its penalty to be a tax. It thereby doomed the ACA as an unconstitutional violation of the origination clause.

It will be fun to watch the legal gymnasts support ObamaCare now that it is a tax but if it is a tax then it could not be a tax which originated in the Senate so it is a non-tax tax that will tax the legal system’s alleged logic. The lawsuit is HERE.

So, in one week, we get Benghazi, the IRS, ObamaCare. Festering lilies of May.

Let’s not forget the poll released on Monday which is the bill to be paid for Benghazi, the IRS scandal, and the ObamaCare scam:

This Just Might Be The Worst Poll Yet For Democrats

The Republican Party is at its strongest point in two decades heading into midterm elections, according to a new Pew Research-USA Today poll, the latest daunting sign for Democrats ahead of campaign season.

The GOP is at an even stronger point than in previous “wave” elections in 1994 and 2010 and looks poised to make major gains — and possibly take control of the U.S. Senate.

According to the poll, out Monday, Republicans have a 47-43 lead on the generic congressional ballot. That’s a 10-point swing from October, when Democrats, boosted by GOP blame for the federal government shutdown, held a 6-point lead in the Pew poll.

Overall, Democrats are plagued by the still-sluggish economy, the unpopularity of the Affordable Care Act, and the undesirable views of President Obama.

Barack Obama is killing off the party. Perhaps Harry Reid and Nancy Pelousy only care about their national power but we suspect that many other office holders are beginning to realize Obama is going to kill them all:

Control of five state Senates would swing to the GOP with a gain of no more than three seats, and the party is targeting four additional state legislative chambers, believing the political environment favors Republicans this year. …

Republicans are at something of a high-water mark,” said Tim Storey, who tracks elections at the nonpartisan National Conference of State Legislatures. “However, there are still a number of states where Republicans could flip chambers and come out even stronger than they came in.

Colorado, Nevada, Iowa, Oregon, New Hampshire, Kentucky, West Virginia, and Maine are all targets of opportunity for Republicans. In November we will know.

For now, this week in May is planting a lot of seeds that will flower in six months.

May 1st, 2014

Where’s Benghazi Now?

Update III: A comment by Mormaer reminds us all that on April 18 Judicial Watch won the court case which forced the release of the Ben Rhodes memo along with 40 other memos.

On April 19 Barack Obama began to lawyer up:

Which brings us to the strange case of President Obama’s decision to hire Neil Eggleston to be his new White House Counsel.

Eggleston is the kind of guy you go to when someone tells you, “time to lawyer up.” [snip]

Which begs and pleads the question, is Obama looking for more protection for the White House from the various GOP congressional probes, or is he aware of the possibility that something much, much worse could break?

Enter the House Select Committee on Benghazi – Eggleston won’t be enough.

Time to lawyer up dude.

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Update II: After resisting the obvious for so long, today the news: Speaker of the House Boehner to appoint select committee on Benghazi. Jake Tapper of CNN knows the White House henchmen are lying. Even David Gregory of Obama cult NBC knows the stink comes from the White House.

We’ve been calling for a select committee almost from the day of the Benghazi attack as the only way to get answers. The Issa committee has been so incompetent that we still don’t even know simple things like “where was Barack Obama?” on that night. Did he go to bed early in order to be fresh for his fundraising trip to California then next day? Where was Obama and what did he do?

The likely Chairman of the select committee on Benghazi is the smart Trey Gowdy whose efforts in the IRS investigation so outclassed Chairman Issa. Perhaps Trey Gowdy will not get distracted by side issues and thereby get the answer to the question that matters: Why was the United States unprepared on September 11 for a potential commemorative attack by Muslim creeps and why was the United States without a quick response military team ready to go on the night of September 11?

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Update: As we write below, this story deserves more attention and we are glad it is, because of Sharyl Attkisson: CBS told me it wasn’t relevant to our Benghazi coverage that the president of the news division is Ben Rhodes’s brother.

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From the very beginning, on September 11, 2012, we made several points about the terror attacks and deaths of American diplomatic personnel in Benghazi which prove with every passing day to be more and more astute and accurate.

The truth-seeking points we have made from the very beginning, which have not been popular with partisans on any side, are: (1) the central issue and only issue is that this was a terror attack purposely staged on the September 11 anniversary of the Al Qaeda attack on the World Trade Center and the question that must be answered is why the United States was not prepared on a world-wide basis for attacks from Al Qaeda on that very special date; (2) Barack Obama is to blame; (3) the C.I.A. is a major player in all this and until we get honest testimony about what the Benghazi base was really about this will all add up to much of nothing; (4) Big Media is complicit in the Barack Obama cover-up of the death dealing scandals centered around Benghazi; (5) Hillary Clinton will come out smelling like a rose.

Shortly after we made the above 5 points we added a few others: (1) a select committee or a special prosecutor is needed to get answers from Barack Obama and his henchmen; (2) the investigations have been bungled almost beyond repair. We’ll expound on all these points in no particular order and as briefly as possible.

Let’s look at how the Benghazi investigations have been completely bungled.

The latest Benghazi “bombshell” is a memo written by then-White House Deputy Strategic Communications Adviser Benjamin Rhodes which leads directly to the White House as lying creators of the talking points on Benghazi in order to corruptly advance the election of one Barack Obama.

Proof of the bungled Benghazi investigation is clear when one considers that this Benghazi bombshell memo is now public due to the efforts of the private organization Judicial Watch, not congressional investigators. Congressional investigators are unable to find sh*t on a pig farm it seems.

But this talking points memo is a minor detail in what congressional investigators should be focused on. What should congressional investigators be focused on? How about the only fact that matters. The only fact that matters? What is that? Well, the only fact that matters is our original point #1: (1) the central issue and only issue is that this was a terror attack purposely staged on the September 11 anniversary of the Al Qaeda attack on the World Trade Center and the question that must be answered is why the United States was not prepared on a world-wide basis for attacks from Al Qaeda on that very special date

And by the way, are we asking too much when we say that the brother of Benjamin Rhodes might be someone that should be mentioned in a consistent manner by anyone who wants to get to the bottom of what happened in Benghazi? It’s all about Big Media complicity in the cover-up of deadly lies concerning the Benghazi terror attack:

Today, Lasky notes that Rhodes’s brother heads CBS News, which recently lost reporter Sharyl Attkisson – at least partly, she alleges, because the network did not like her reporting on Benghazi and other Obama administration scandals, including Operation Fast & Furious.

CBS President David Rhodes, brother of Benjamin Rhodes, got rid of Sharly Attkisson in part because of her Benghazi reports. Does anyone think that is is a fact worth emphasizing? Does anyone think that maybe CBS can be shamed into at least mentioning the Benghazi scandal in their network news broadcasts if congressional committees or someone/something consistently mentions this sibling Big Media connection?

Congressional investigators can’t find sh*t on a pig farm, blood in a blood bank, or ugly outfits in Michelle Obama’s closet. It’s more than time for a select committee of experienced prosecutors with a hired experienced prosecutor for staff lawyer that knows how to ask questions and get answers. What we have now is an army of fools trying to prove what is more than obvious to everyone: the September 11 2012 attack in Benghazi was a premeditated terrorist attack.

But most importantly how about sticking to what matters and not the peripheral? Today, Darryl Issa’s congressional committee is once again investigating everything but the central issue about Benghazi. Instead of demanding to know why the United States was unprepared on SEPTEMBER 11 for a terrorist attack, the committee gloried in post-terrorist attack musings from a USAF general: “We should have tried” to respond to Benghazi attack.

Um, isn’t the question that needs to be answered why the United States was not on alert on September 11 for a terrorist attack? A focus on lack of preparation and “we should have tried” after the attacks sort of misses the point doesn’t it?

Missing the point has been the hallmark of congressional investigators. On October 10, 2012 the Issa’s Government Oversight Committee held a hearing on Benghazi. We tried to help the committee unravel the Sunday Susan Rice “Libya Fibya”:

First draw the organizational chart. Hillary Clinton is the Secretary of State and she runs the State Department. But it is not that simple. Recall that in 2009 Barack Obama put in one of his enforcers as the #2 at the State Department in order to thwart Hillary Clinton and to keep eyes on her.

Recall also that Susan Rice, an Obama supporter in 2008, was placed by Obama without Hillary Clinton’s input as United Nations Ambassador. Rice was supposed to be a power center against Hillary Clinton and therefore was also given cabinet level status and a direct line to Barack Obama without having to go through the Secretary of State.

Also in 2009 Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was purposefully circumvented when Obama appointed special envoys to coordinate policy with him, not Hillary, in major areas of foreign policy. [snip]

Susan Rice was deployed by Barack Obama to go on political shows in order to lie about what happened in Libya. It was the Sunday of the Libya Fibya.

Hillary Clinton refused to go on the Sunday talk shows to do the Libya Fibya and Obama did not trust her to go on the Sunday talk shows to Libya Fibya on his behalf. Still, many believe that Hillary Clinton 2016 is cooked, burnt to a crisp, because of Benghazi.

We’ll have more to say on Hillary Clinton’s record at the State Department and what she did there in an upcoming post. For now we can say that the full record of Hillary Clinton and Benghazi is yet to be written. Answers will have to be provided and the truth of what happened in Benghazi revealed fully. But is Hillary Clinton 2016 doomed because of Benghazi? Um, no.

As we have written repeatedly the only way to destroy Hillary Clinton 2016 is to tie her to Barack Obama. If Republicans want to destroy Hillary Clinton 2016 they must make sure the electorate sees Hillary Clinton 2016 as a third Obama term. If Hillary Clinton 2016 wants to win they have to make sure Hillary Clinton’s message in 2016 is “it’s time for a change.”

What do the latest Benghazi revelations tell us about Hillary Clinton 2016? Karl Rove talking to Bill O’Reilly on April 30 thinks Hillary Clinton 2016 is helped by the Ben Rhodes Benghazi memo.

Starting at 3:45, after a good summary discussion of the latest events, Bill O’Reilly gets to what everyone is politics-wise interested in. At the 4:50 mark, Karl Rove with O’Reilly in full agreement says that Hillary Clinton 2016 will run away from Barack Obama, blame Barack Obama, and succeed because of the separation from Barack Obama.

Karl Rove thinks that it is “ironic” that the Ben Rhodes memo will help Hillary Clinton 2016. What is really ironic is that one of Hillary Clinton’s most virulent enemies in the White House will unwittingly provide the knife to stick in the backstabbing Barack Obama.

So where are we in Benghazi? We still require a select committee to investigate Benghazi. If not Benghazi is nowhere. The Benghazi investigation goes nowhere.

At some point the truth about what happened in Benghazi will emerge. As we wrote in September 12, 2012 the truth should have emerged before the November 2012 elections. But that did not happen. The truth will have to emerge before 2016 if not before November 2014.

Do not expect Big Media to do the job of digging out the truth and exposing it. More lawsuits will have to ferret out the truth. A select committee of the House of Representatives is still needed.

In short, until the House of Representatives decides to do it’s job properly and effectively by appointing a competent select committee – Benghazi is nowhere.

April 29th, 2014

Solid Sterling: Long Lost Big Media Feeding Frenzy Returns

Update: NBA imposes lifetime ban on Sterling, $2.5 million fine. “Sterling may not attend any NBA games or practices, be present at any Clippers office or facility, or participate in any business”.

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A physically hideous married rich guy on the phone with a young physically ugly girlfriend reminds us all of the long lost art of the Big Media feeding frenzy. The world is falling apart but Big Media is frenziedly feeding on the private phone call obnoxiousness of an 80 year old troll and his goading younger girlfriend.

Donald Sterling who owns a basketball team comprised of mostly black males made racist comments in private, which became public, and now the frenzy of feeding Big Media types and just about everyone else is in full swing. Sponsor companies of his team are dumping the team, there are attacks on him from just about everyone including Barack Obama and his pig friend Oprah. Even Don Imus of the “nappy headed hos” scandal is going after Sterling in an effort to prove how non-racist he now is.

How this physical grotesquerie has a girlfriend appears not to be an issue. How this monstrously ugly man managed to wrangle a wife is not an issue. We imagine his wealth has something to do with his allure.

The allure of wealth not only snared a wife and girlfriend. Sterling’s wealth got him awards and adulation from corruptions such as the NAACP.

The NAACP used to be a worthwhile organization. Now the NAACP just raises money to keep itself in business. The corruption called the NAACP, just like most mainstream organizations which purport to help this or that cause/group, is really only in it for itself. Donald Sterling was an NAACP favorite because Sterling gave them money:

Sterling had been a prominent donor to the NAACP chapter for more than a decade. He ran newspaper ads touting his charity’s generosity to L.A. organizations that help the poor communities.

But the real estate magnate had just paid $2.73 million to settle U.S. government claims that he refused to rent his apartments to Latinos and blacks in Koreatown. [snip]

The organization decided to go ahead give him the award. And in May, it was set to hand him a second honor as part of a gala marking the NAACP’s 100th anniversary. [snip]

“We deal with the actual character of the person as we see it and as it is displayed,” he said.

Jenkins said NAACP officials spoke with Sterling in 2009 about the housing discrimination case as well as a suit that NBA great Elgin Baylor filed accusing Sterling of racism when he ousted Baylor as general manager.

Baylor claimed that the organization had a “plantation mentality” in a deposition, and that Sterling rejected a coaching candidate, Jim Brewer, because he was black.

Jenkins said the NAACP officials told Sterling: “If any of the allegations in those lawsuits are true, you need to pay those people, you need to make amends.”

The mentality and character betrayed by the NAACP in the comments of Jenkins is one of race hustlers out to make a buck. Want to wash away charges of racism? Pay, baby, pay.

In 2008 Harry Reid referred to Barack Obama as a potential winner because he was “light-skinned” and had “no negro dialect”. There was no Big Media feeding frenzy. Harry Reid flaunted his racist mentality but by supporting Barack Obama he got a get-out-of-jail-free card. Since 2008 Harry Reid has said and done many things worthy of a Big Media feeding frenzy but thus far not even a sign of a nibble.

Harry Reid is not alone in doing and saying as he pleases without risk of a Big Media feeding frenzy. It is usually those that beat their chests the most about not being racists that do the darnest things:

The Unbearable Whiteness of the American Left

At a panel titled “Grassroots Organizing” at the Network for Public Education conference in Austin in March, an audience member asked the all-white panel for its definition of “grassroots.” The conference had been called to “give voice to those opposing privatization, school closings, and high-stakes testing.”

As the questioner pointed out, those disproportionately affected by these developments are poor and minority communities. Chicago, for example, a city that is one-third white, has a public school system in which 90 percent of the students are children of color and 87 percent come from low-income families. When the city schools shut down last year, 88 percent of the children affected were black; when Philadelphia did the same, the figure was 81 percent.

You’d think black people might have something to contribute to a discussion about that process and how it might be resisted. Yet on this exclusively white panel at this predominantly white conference, they had no voice.

One panelist said he found the question offensive. “I didn’t know it was a racial thing,” he said.

At the end of November 2008 Howard Dean put on the same act as those all white panelists in Austin. Dean feigned he was unaware that the 2008 campaign was mud deep in misogyny because he did not have cable TV! Howard Dean was on an all male post election panel

During this election cycle, Chairman of the Dimocratic Party Howard Dean remained silent on sexism and misogyny but any “racial” statements were quickly condemned even if the “racial” statements were merely hoaxes set up by the Obama campaign. The condemnation of “racist” statements however were not made against the Obama campaign when the barely veiled racism benefited Obama. [SNIP]

Howard Dean attributed his silence on sexism and misogyny to ignorance because he did not get cable television. The Chairman must have missed the sexism and misogyny on broadcast television, in Obama statements, in newspapers, magazines and every conceivable Big Media outlet. The Hillary Clinton “nutcrackers” and the “Bro Before Ho” merchandise must also have escaped the Democratic Chairman from the Democratic Left. The good German did not know what was going on – he did not smell the furnaces burning.

Now that it is convenient, in a forum of only men the Democratic Chairman from the Democratic Left, is attempting to rehabilitate his legacy and excuse his complicity. Asked by a woman at the forum about the lack of discussion of women, in an historic campaign that featured a woman candidate, the men on the panel made more excuses and the Democratic Chairman from the Democratic Left outdid himself in hypocrisy. [Dean begins to speak 3 minutes, 45 seconds into the video]



There was no Big Media feeding frenzy when sexism and misogyny directed at Hillary Clinton and/or Sarah Palin smeared the landscape. None. Instead there were calls to “man up” and not complain directed to these women from Barack Obama campaign affiliated Big Media.

An ugly old man and an ugly young woman get into a racist private conversation and the whole world of Big Media explodes into a feeding frenzy never seen against more deserving culprits. It’s not as if Donald Sterling has much of a future in basketball considering that the majority of his team fans and team players are black.

Granted, we don’t know much about basketball nor do we want to know much about basketball. But we believe we are correct in asserting that basketball fans and players are either (a) not racist; or (b) if racist not willing to be seen as such by their fellow fans or teammates due to the demographics of basketball fans and organizations. Donald Sterling is like a long-tailed cat in a room full of rocking chairs – at some point he’s going to have to get out or have his as… er, tail handed to him.

We’re not excusing Donald Sterling or what he has said in private. The fact is that once his remarks became public he has to answer to the ticket buyers of his team and his league.

We’re also not against the Big Media feeding frenzy. t What we lament and loathe is the selecive hypocrisy of this particular feeding frenzy. What we need is more diversity when Big Media goes on a feeding frenzy. Take it away black basketball player and scholar Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: Why aren’t we also outraged that Donald Sterling was secretly recorded?

And now the poor guy’s girlfriend (undoubtedly ex-girlfriend now) is on tape cajoling him into revealing his racism. Man, what a winding road she led him down to get all of that out. She was like a sexy nanny playing “pin the fried chicken on the Sambo.” She blindfolded him and spun him around until he was just blathering all sorts of incoherent racist sound bites that had the news media peeing themselves with glee.

They caught big game on a slow news day, so they put his head on a pike, dubbed him Lord of the Flies, and danced around him whooping…

Shouldn’t we be equally angered by the fact that his private, intimate conversation was taped and then leaked to the media? Didn’t we just call to task the NSA for intruding into American citizen’s privacy in such an un-American way? Although the impact is similar to Mitt Romney’s comments that were secretly taped, the difference is that Romney was giving a public speech. The making and release of this tape is so sleazy that just listening to it makes me feel like an accomplice to the crime. We didn’t steal the cake but we’re all gorging ourselves on it.

We wouldn’t call him a “poor guy” more like a rich ugly sap. Kareem Abdul Jabbar is right that this does have a whiff of Lord of the Flies. The owner of a Dallas team wants Donald Sterling thrown out but is also aware of the dangers of the thought police:

“What Donald said was wrong,” Cuban said. “It was abhorrent. There’s no place for racism in the NBA, any business I’m associated with, and I don’t want to be associated with people who have that position.

“But at the same time, that’s a decision I make. I think you’ve got to be very, very careful when you start making blanket statements about what people say and think, as opposed to what they do. It’s a very, very slippery slope.

“Again, there’s no excuse for his positions. There’s no excuse for what he said. There’s no excuse for anybody to support racism. There’s no place for it in our league, but there’s a very, very, very slippery slope.

“If it’s about racism and we’re ready to kick people out of the league, OK? Then what about homophobia? What about somebody who doesn’t like a particular religion. What about somebody who’s anti-semitic What about a xenophobe?

“In this country, people are allowed to be morons.”

The totalitarian state wants to control not only your actions but your thoughts. Beware! The danger is even greater when citizens find themselves in agreement with the totalitarian state on a particular issue. I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it.”

We don’t see Donald Sterling as a victim. We don’t see his girlfriend as a victim. Indeed it is we who are victimized by Big Media.

While Big Media whooped around in imitation of the Lord of the Flies we have been deprived since 2008 of legitimate Big Media feeding frenzies.

Recently video tapes of race-baiter Al Sharpton trying to buy kilos of cocaine to sell to black people came out. Shortly after, Barack Obama spoke at an event hosted by Al Sharpton. We needed a feeding frenzy but got not even a bite.

We needed a different feeding frenzy yesterday:

Secretary of State John Kerry found his own unique way of marking Yom HaShaoh – Holocaust Remembrance Day – by proposing that Israel is destined, if it doesn’t make peace with the Palestinians, to become an “apartheid state.”

Speaking to the Trilateral Commission Friday, Kerry said that unless Israel agrees to the birth of the Palestinian state he is feverishly trying to midwife, it will become the 21st century South Africa, according to the Daily Beast.

On Holocaust Remembrance Day the American Secretary of State states in a speech that Israel will be an “apartheid state” and from Big Media all we hear is the gnashing of teeth over a ugly old basketball team owner proving being rich does not mean you necessarily have brains nor decency.

Our modest proposal in the spirit of Jonathan Swift?: Ban basketball from the United States because it is now proven to be a racist game. Get it out of the schools, out of the colleges, out of the White House, and out of our TV sets. Basketball fans won’t like it but hey, we have to fight racism right?

Also, let’s have a Big Media feeding frenzy to force anti-Semite John Kerry to resign. And most importantly we require a Big Media feeding frenzy to force Barack Obama out of office for consorting with known hard drug dealers.

Now that Donald Sterling has demonstrated that Big Media is still capable of conducting a feeding frenzy we want more.

April 24th, 2014

A Boob In Asia

He just is not a natural leader.”


Sideshow Bob, a.k.a. Barack Obama is gallivanting around the globe again, stepping on one rake after another. When there is work to do, Barack Obama hops on a plane.

When Obama wants to go on vacation, which is frequently the case, he goes on vacation no matter what is happening in Washington. Obama acolytes and Obama himself defend these constant trips with declarations that Obama can work from anywhere because of all these new technologies. Of course these new technologies also allow Obama to get work done internationally with video conferencing equipment yet stay in Washington to get work done. But Barack always opts for trips in which he gets to hear applause and the banter of mutual masturbatory praise.

This week Obama is wasting taxpayer money in Asia in order to avoid the hard work that needs to be done. Work? Hey, the oceans are not receding and world peace has not broken out as promised by Obama in 2008. Indeed, today the Obama/Kerry Mideast boobery exploded like rotten eggs in a Michelle Obama imposed high school lunch. Don’t blame Bibi, although Obama undoubtedly will.

What is going on with Barack and why is he wasting taxpayer dollars on another vacation trip? Usually an Obama apologist, Dana Milbank does the honors:

Overseas, President Obama projects a whole lot of nothing

President Obama landed in Japan on Wednesday night and delivered an important message on behalf of the American people.

“That’s some good sushi right there,” he said.

That sushi starts at $300.00. We hope Barack loaded up on the expensive treat if the Japanese are paying. An Obama fed on someone else’s dime (if you don’t count the tens of millions in taxpayer money this trip will cost) might be the only good news from the entire trip.

This is another taxpayer paid Obama vacation just like Mooch Obama’s taxpayer paid China vacation. This trip is so important Mooch decided to stay home and away from stinky Barack. For Barack it is a double vacation away from Michelle and away from work:

The seven-day, four-country Asian tour promises to be an excellent adventure for the president. He’ll visit the Meiji Shrine in Japan and dine with the emperor. He’ll visit Gyeongbokgung Palace in South Korea and lay a wreath at the National War Memorial. In Malaysia, he will attend a “royal audience” and visit the National Mosque in Kuala Lumpur. And in the Philippines, he’ll check out an electric vehicle, place another wreath and enjoy his third state dinner.

But one thing is missing from the president’s otherwise exciting itinerary: making news. The one hope for a breakthrough on the trip — an announcement of a trade deal called the Trans-Pacific Partnership — fell through.

Dusting off the myriad defenses of Obama so often applied, like manure to crops, Milbank manages a bit of truth: “He’s seeing the sights, getting some good pics and moving along — more tourist than architect of world affairs.” Tourist Obama.

At the Obama misogynist acolyte owned New Republic Leon Wieseltier amuses himself by reading the New York Times’s discussion of the tourist-in-chief:

At a press conference the other day he was being interrogated about Ukraine when a reporter asked a question about health care. Obama was delighted. As the excellent Peter Baker reported in The New York Times, “Mr. Obama seems intent on not letting Russia dominate his presidency.” This is not the first time the president has attempted to resist such intrusions upon his idea of how the world ought to be. He has been trying to escape the Middle East for years and “pivot” to Asia, as if the United States can ever not be almost everywhere, leading and influencing, supporting or opposing, in one fashion or another. [snip]

What is this strange choice, this retiring either / or calculation? Only small powers think this way. Can the United States ever have “top priorities” only in one place, even if it is a place as big as Asia? Are our “security interests” not also broached by the failure of the Syrian state, or our “core values” not also invoked by its slaughter without end?

The tiresome futurism of Obama, his dogmatic views about what this ritualistically ballyhooed century will be like and what it will not be like, are only a part of what lowers his vision. The bigger problem is that the president feels inconvenienced by history. It refuses to follow his program for it. It regularly exasperates him and regularly disappoints him. It flows when he wants it to ebb and it ebbs when he wants it flow. Like Mr. Incredible, the president is flummoxed that the world won’t stay saved, or agree to be saved at all. After all, he came to save it. And so the world has only itself to blame if Obama is sick of it and going home.

Obama has concluded, according to Baker, that he “will never have a constructive relationship with Mr. Putin,” and so he has decided that he “will spend his final two and a half years in office trying to minimize the disruption Mr. Putin can cause, preserve whatever marginal cooperation can be saved and otherwise ignore the master of the Kremlin.” Ignoring the master, of course, has the consequence of ignoring the master’s victims: the Obama administration abandons to their fates one people after another, who pay the price for the president’s impatience with large historical struggles. The Ukrainians, the Syrians, the Iranians, the Israelis, the Palestinians, the Egyptians, the Saudis, the Moldovans, the Poles, the Czechs, the Japanese, the Taiwanese, the Baltic populations: they are all living with the jitters, and some of them on the cusp of despair, because the United States seems no longer reliable in emergencies, which it prefers to meet with meals ready to eat. No wonder that so much of our diplomacy consists in tendering reassurances. The United States now responds to oppressed and threatened peoples by making them more lonely and afraid—a sentimental objection, I know, and one that is unlikely to trouble Henry Kissinger’s epigone in the White House.

Obama’s impatience with history has left him patient with evil. It is not a pretty sight; but his broken foreign policy is riddled with such ironies. Here is another one: Baker reports that the president has elected to revise his Russia policy into “an updated version of the Cold War strategy of containment.” How twentieth century!

Wieseltier writes: The only country that American containment is containing is America.

We recently asked “Is it still 2007?” Wieseltier also sees today’s problems firmly rooted in the lies of 2007 and the mistake of ’08:

Obama’s surprisability about history, which is why he is always (as almost everyone now recognizes) “playing catch-up,” is owed to certain sanguine and unknowledgeable expectations that he brought with him to the presidency. There was no reason to expect that the Ayatollah Khamenei would take Obama’s “extended hand,” but every reason to expect that he would crack down barbarically on stirrings of democracy in his society. There was no reason to expect that Assad would go because he “must go,” but every reason to expect him to savage his country and thereby create an ethnic-religious war and a headquarters for jihadist anti-Western terrorists. There was no reason to expect Putin to surrender his profound historical bitterness at the reduced post-Soviet realities of Russia and leave its “near abroad” alone. There was no reason to expect that the Taliban in Afghanistan would behave as anything but a murderous theocratic conspiracy aspiring to a return to power. And so on. Who, really, has been the realist here?

Hillary Clinton called Obama “naive” about the world in 2008 and she was promptly denounced as a racist in the editorial pages of the New York Times by a Harvard sociology professor.

We’ve been called racists too for pointing out the obvious. We noted that world leaders think of Obama as a “SUCKER” who will give them what they want in return for compliments and applause in staged settings. Yes indeed Obama is A Boob Abroad – A Dangerous Narcissist Lost At Sea.

In 2009 we wrote that world leaders thought of Obama as a “SUCKER” and now the idea is discussed in the pages of the Wall Street Journal:

The Dissing of the President
The world is treating Obama like another failed American leader.

I’ve never liked the word diss—not as a verb, much less as a noun. But watching the Obama administration get the diss treatment the world over, week-in, week-out, I’m beginning to see its uses.

Diss: On Sunday, Bloomberg reported that Hasan Rouhani named Hamid Aboutalebi to serve as the ambassador to the United Nations. Mr. Rouhani is the Iranian president the West keeps insisting is a “moderate,” mounting evidence to the contrary notwithstanding. Mr. Aboutalebi was one of the students who seized the U.S. Embassy in Tehran in 1979. [snip]

Diss: On Friday, Vladimir Putin called President Obama to discuss a resolution to the crisis in Ukraine. The Russian president “drew Barack Obama’s attention to continued rampage of extremists who are committing acts of intimidation towards peaceful residents,” according to the Kremlin, which, as in Soviet days, no longer bothers distinguishing diplomatic communiqués from crass propaganda.

Mr. Kerry was immediately dispatched to Paris to meet with Sergei Lavrov, his Russian counterpart. Mr. Lavrov—who knows a one-for-me, one-for-you, one-for-me deal when he sees it—is hinting that Russia will graciously not invade Ukraine provided Washington and Moscow shove “constitutional reforms” favorable to the Kremlin down Kiev’s throat. And regarding the invasion that brought the crisis about: “Mr. Kerry on Sunday didn’t mention Crimea during his remarks,” reports The Wall Street Journal, “giving the impression that the U.S. has largely given up reversing the region’s absorption into Russia.”

Diss: “If your image is feebleness, it doesn’t pay in the world,” Moshe Ya’alon, Israel’s defense minister, said last month at Tel Aviv University. “At some stage, the United States entered into negotiations with them [the Iranians], and unhappily, when it comes to negotiating at a Persian bazaar, the Iranians were better.” [snip]

Diss: “It seems to me that some kind of joker wrote the U.S. president’s order :-) “. That was what Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin tweeted after learning last month that the Obama administration had sanctioned him for his role in the invasion of Ukraine.

Gotta love the ” :-) “.

Diss: In March, Iranian Gen. Masoud Jazayeri offered his view of Mr. Obama’s threat to use military force against Iran if negotiations fail. “The low-IQ U.S. President and his country’s Secretary of State John Kerry speak of the effectiveness of ‘the U.S. options on the table’ on Iran while this phrase is mocked at and has become a joke among the Iranian nation, especially the children.

It’s a painful read of insult after insult. Unfortunately they are deserved mockery of a boob who thinks he is bright. A clown stepping on rakes who thinks he is tip toeing through tulips.

More mockery came from Iran when Obama threatened vetoes if Congress dared impose sanctions on Iran. Iran thanked Obama by placing a wreath at the memorial to the mastermind of the 1983 bombing in Beirut, the 1985 hijacking of TWA 847 and other terrorist acts.

No surprise then when Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, began his attacks against the American Ambassador in order to distract from a corruption scandal that threatens to remove him from power. Obama had previously stated how much he favored Erdogan and followed that love note up with psalms about the “bonds of trust” he had with Erdogan.

The Wall Street Journal‘s Stephens catalogs only the most recent examples of insults directed towards the boob in the White House. The most alarming of these insults was the very public mocking in a New York Times editorial op-ed by the Saudi Arabian ambassador to the United Kingdom.

Ron Fournier at the National Journal cites the Peter Baker article in the New York Times then proceeds to wrap the entire stinking foreign and domestic Obaminations up, like a Michelle Obama “outfit”, in one stinking, hideous bow:

Baker reports on a debate inside the administration about how to contain Putin: [snip]

The more hawkish faction in the State and Defense departments has grown increasingly frustrated, privately worrying that Mr. Obama has come across as weak and unintentionally sent the message that he has written off Crimea after Russia’s annexation. They have pressed for faster and more expansive sanctions, only to wait while memos sit in the White House without action. Mr. Obama has not even imposed sanctions on a list of Russian human-rights violators waiting for approval since last winter.

That last paragraph reminds me of Democrats who privately gripe about Obama’s lack of engagement with Congress, his unwillingness to build meaningful relationships, his allegiance to polls and focus groups, and his cautious nature that, in their minds, holds him back from greatness. “He can’t handle Putin. He can’t handle Republicans,” said a veteran Democratic consultant and part-time adviser to both of Obama’s presidential campaigns. Speaking on condition of anonymity, the Democrat told me, “He just is not a natural leader.”

No, he is not a natural leader. He’s not any kind of a leader other than self-interested in his self-interests. He’s a boob. A Boob in America. A Boob in Europe. A Boob domestically. A Boob abroad. This week he is a Boob in Asia.

April 19th, 2014

Is It Still 2007?

April 19, 2007 was the date we first published. In one sense much has changed. Now much of our analysis is indisputable. Can Obama be trusted? Most Americans agree with us that Obama cannot be trusted. Is Barack Obama a boob too? Even his most ardent acolytes realize that Barack has botched his presidency. Barack’s big majorities in congress have been devoured. Barack’s assertions of being a world historical leader are exposed as the delusions of a clanking miniature clod. Barack’s promises of receding oceans have drowned in tsunami seas of troubles.

Hillary Clinton? In 2007 the claim from Obama Hopium guzzlers in her own party was that Hillary was a racist dynasty corporatist neo-con war-monger ugly old witch vagina third way Mcauliffe has-been evil monster loser who should be taken into a back room and beaten with a 2×4 until she disappeared forever and ever. Now? The same DailyKooks and party apparatchiks who thought or said such things see Hillary as their salvation and the only tool they have to save the memory of their once and future Messiah.

But much has not changed at all since 2007. There is still the crazy. Consider the recent shoe thrown at Hillary. Hillary handled the episode very well, to the point of amazingly well. Hillary ducked, then amusingly asked if that flying object was a bat. From there on Hillary, like a super talented jazz musician improvising new riffs and melodies on a popular tune, asked if it was all part of a stray Las Vegas act that had escaped from the strip. Hillary ended with a home run by declaring that the shoe thrower missed her mark because she did not possess the training Hillary acquired as a youthful softball player. That last remark was aggressive, mocking, endearing, and boastful, all at once.

The shoe incident should have come as no surprise to anyone. Hillary has some adversaries that want to throw shoes at her. No surprise. Hillary has been giving speeches for generations to hostile and friendly audiences so no surprise that Hillary can handle just about anything. It’s called experience. But we were back to 2007 real quick as callers to Rush Limbaugh (and others who should know better) could not accept Hillary’s grace under fire and quick wit responses:

“Her theory was based on the fact that Mrs. Clinton looked like she knew it was coming. She didn’t look that shocked. She had too many really cute, pat answers just ready to go. And then this woman said the Clintons, they stage things, the Democrats stage things and I said, “You know, I hadn’t thought about it.”

From there Limbaugh educated his audience with more Monica Lewinsky stories.

Limbaugh was not as bad or stupid as the DailyKooks with their conspiracy stories, but if Republicans want to know why they lose to the Clintons the whole episode is a good lesson. Why not accept that Hillary has a lot of experience handling hecklers and critics? Why not accept that Hillary is very good at interactions with audiences, whether hostile or friendly? No, instead it all had to be staged because that delusion emotionally satisfies more than the obvious truth that Hillary is a force to be reckoned with.

It’s back to 2007 for Rush Limbaugh and the E/I Republicans/conservatives. It’s also back to 2007 for Obama Dimocrats:

Democrats hark back to the politics of race

So now it’s out there. After five years of studied reticence (unless they were talking privately to one another or their supporters), Democratic leaders in Washington finally went public last week with what they really think is motivating Republican opposition to Barack Obama. As Steve Israel, one of the top Democrats in Congress, told CNN’s Candy Crowley, the Republican base, “to a significant extent,” is “animated by racism.” [snip]

But it’s not the reaction of Republicans that Democrats should probably have some concern about. It’s the way American voters, and a lot of younger voters in particular, may view a return to the polarizing racial debate that existed before Obama was ever elected.

Coming in an election year, and in the wake of sporadic campaigns to solidify support among women and gay voters, the sudden Democratic focus on race felt like an orchestrated talking point.[snip]

As far as I can tell, though, this eruption on race actually wasn’t born in the kind of strategy session where consultants lay out which issues will move which voters. What seems to have happened was something rarer: Washington Democrats, unable to suppress their frustration for a minute longer, simply blurted out what they have always believed to be true but had been reluctant to say. One catharsis emboldened the next.

As a unifying explanation for the abject dysfunction of our political system, latent racism seems unsatisfying, at least by itself.”

That article is written by Matt Bai. It is a silly circa 2007 article which tries to convince that the race-baiting to help Obama is not planned but somehow organic or excusable at some level. We read the same crap in 2007.

In 2007 the race-baiting by Obama supporters was masked by talk of a new coalition, ascendant and on the march. Any one who opposed this new coalition and thought the winning coalition was the FDR/Kennedy/Clinton coalition was deemed a racist. This race-baiting strategy was and is by design.

Hillary had experience. Barack Obama had little to no experience outside of his “community organizer” efforts. But to say this was deemed “racist”. Anything said on behalf of Hillary Clinton, or later John McCain, was deemed racist and “old” by these race-baiting “ageists”. Yet Matt Bai dares to publish an article that claims the race-baiting is not by design, not planned, not a filthy scheme to win elections.

Matt Bai’s article is a warning to Obama Dimocrats that the race-baiting of 2014 exposes as a lie the racial unity promises of 2007. Matt Bai is wasting his time. Obama Dimocrats have won with race-baiting and they will race-bait again and again.

In 2007 Hillary Clinton and Hillary Clinton supporters were the targets of the race-baiters. In 2007 we saw the threat and saw there were no websites defending Hillary Clinton against the race-baiters. So we began to publish in April 19, 2007. We’ve been on the job ever since.

We’ve changed a lot since 2007. Experience changed us. On issue after issue experience changed us. We think it was for the better.

In 2007 we wrote what we believed. In 2008 we wrote what we believed. When Barack Obama took the nomination in Denver that year we had a choice. We could accept the truth of what we had written and declare we could not support a treacherous boob like Barack Obama. Or we could do what many of our compatriots did and say “whatever, delete everything we wrote, we’ll endorse Barack Obama.”

Our problem in 2008 was we had written the truth about Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton as we knew it. We decided to follow the truth as we saw it. We could never support Barack Obama nor his abominable acts. We continue to write the truth as we see it as painful as it is at times.

Some who wrote the truth about Barack Obama chose to ignore the truth of what they had written and put a political party above the nation’s interests. They now live in a Hell of their own making.

For Hillary Clinton 2016 as in 2007 the enemy remains the same. For Hillary Clinton the enemy is still Barack Obama:

Hillary Clinton’s top 2016 worry is ‘Obama’s economy

If Hillary Clinton runs for president, she’ll be getting a lot of help from Wall Street. But her friends and confidants there tell me she truly hasn’t decided yet.

So why is she hesitating? The big reason, according to these sources, has to do with the dude who occupies the Oval Office now.

Barack Obama’s rapidly disintegrating presidency — and the chance it will get even worse — is Clinton’s top worry these days as she weighs whether she’ll run, and can win, in 2016, these folks say.”

As in 2007 Hillary Clinton’s opponent in 2016 will be Barack Obama. Very few outside the world of Kookdom will want to vote for an Obama third term. Barack Obama has been a disaster and an obamination and like a radioactive Ebola transmitting parasite Barack Obama threatens to continue to destroy:

“She knows economic recoveries (even ones as weak as the one Obama fomented with ObamaCare, higher taxes and his attacks on business) run in cycles, which often last about seven years. In other words, it could turn sharply down just in time to leave her holding the bag.

“If you ask Hillary what she really fears, it’s that in a year or so, when she’s running, that Obama will be so unpopular that no one wants any Democrat as president,” said one Wall Street executive who knows the former first lady. “That doesn’t mean she won’t run — she’s human and when so many people urge you to do something, you often do it. But that doesn’t mean she will win.”

Hillary’s fear of being stained by Obamanomics isn’t just her own; it reflects a broad-based critique of the Obama presidency you hear muttered at Washington and New York cocktail parties where liberal elites (i.e., her Wall Street supporters) often congregate.

On the other hand, Republicans have a way of snatching defeat from the jaws of victory; who knows who they’ll nominate in 2016.

And time is on Hillary’s side as long as the economy doesn’t crater. She has a formidable campaign and fund-raising apparatus ready at a moment’s notice — money will be there and her celebrity isn’t going away.

One test she’ll be looking at, I’m told, is how her new memoir, due out in June, gets received. If the book tour goes well, she’s even more likely to jump in.

But count me as skeptical that she will run — and even more skeptical that, if she does run, she wins. Because, based on everything she’s telling people about the problems of inheriting the Democratic Party from President Obama, even she’s skeptical of her chances.

In 2007 we began to publish because we saw treacherous Barack Obama as the destroyer of the Democratic Party and the single biggest threat to a successful Hillary Clinton presidential campaign. In 2007 we urged Hillary Clinton and Hillary Clinton supporters to realize that Barack Obama was the greatest threat to America, Hillary Clinton and the Democratic Party.

Is it still 2007?

April 15th, 2014

IRS Blood Moon Rising

Update: On a daily basis the evidence mounts of rule by gangster government. The latest evidence? A Freedom Of Information Act release reveals that Lois Lerner, DoJ discussed criminal prosecution of tax-exempt applicants.

A corrupt Department of Justice which is a nest for injustice. An executive branch of government whose agencies and departments wield power to oppress the citizenry. There are constitutional remedies as we detail below.

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Can executive branch gangster government be brought to justice? Is the American constitutional system of government too outdated, too badly designed, too irrelevant to modern day reality to fight back against a corrupt executive branch that employs all the vast powers of the president and the departments and agencies of government? Is “consent of the governed” no longer required as long as the executive branch, allied with a corrupt Big Media, occupies the west wing of the White House?

No.

The American system of government can survive gangster government. The constitutional system of government instituted by the Founding Fathers and Mothers anticipated just such a corrupt system as we face today.

It is true that a corrupt Barack Obama assisted by the corrupt Attorney General Eric Holder is protected from ordinary legal process. Impeachment likewise is always a threat but that is not a viable possibility yet because there are still sufficient votes in the U.S. Senate to protect Barack Obama from justice and a penitentiary cell.

The same does not hold true for Barack Obama’s henchmen and thugs. Obama’s gangland is vulnerable to the rule of law. Exit the Department of Justice. Enter the inherent contempt power of the American Congress.

The contempt power wielded by Congress was popular amongst our own when the target was George W. Bush:

“Congress’s Power To Compel

It seems that the House Judiciary Committee is considering seeking help from the Justice Department to enforce contempt citations against Bush administration officials such as Joshua Bolten who refuse to respond to congressional inquiries into alleged White House wrongdoing. That would be a mistake.

Such a strategy leaves Congress beholden to hostile executive branch officials to enforce its prerogatives on exactly the type of charges that the administration said this week it would not allow officials to pursue. This strategy also would allow the president to pardon his underlings should they ever be indicted and convicted.”

What we advocated against George W. Bush we support against Barack Obama. The Congress can bypass the corrupt Department of Justice and bring back accountability:

“Yet under historic and undisturbed law, Congress can enforce its own orders against recalcitrant witnesses without involving the executive branch and without leaving open the possibility of presidential pardon.

And a Supreme Court majority would find it hard to object in the face of two entrenched legal principles.

First is the inherent power of Congress to require testimony on matters within its legislative oversight jurisdiction.

So long as Congress is investigating issues over which it has the power to legislate, it can compel witnesses to appear and respond to questions. That power has been affirmed over and over in prosecutions for contempt. [snip]

This power of Congress to punish contemptuous behavior itself was reinforced in 1934. In Jurney v. McCracken, the Supreme Court denied a writ of habeas corpus to a petitioner who had been taken into custody by the Senate sergeant-at-arms for allegedly destroying documents requested in a Senate subpoena.

The limitation on the president’s pardon power was most comprehensively discussed in a 1925 opinion by Chief Justice (and former president) William Howard Taft in the case of Ex Parte Grossman. [snip]

Thus, the congressional alternative. Instead of referring a contempt citation to the U.S. attorney, a house of Congress can order the sergeant-at-arms to take recalcitrant witnesses into custody and have them held until they agree to cooperate — i.e., an order of civil contempt. Technically, the witness could be imprisoned somewhere in the bowels of the Capitol, but historically the sergeant-at-arms has turned defendants over to the custody of the warden of the D.C. jail.”

To summarize what must be done by Congress in 2014 or in 2015:

“So, far from being defenseless against the president’s refusal to prosecute or the threat of presidential pardon, Congress could take into its own custody defiant administration officials who refuse to cooperate with legitimate inquiries into executive malfeasance. Those targets would have the right to seek writs of habeas corpus from the federal courts, but as long as Congress could show a legitimate need for the information it was seeking pursuant to its legislative oversight functions, it would be standing on solid legal ground.

Congress should get on solid legal ground and prosecute its need for information by bypassing the corruption at the White House and the Department of Justice.

We thought so in 2007. We think so now. Hells bells, this New York Times editorial page commentary agreed with us in 2007 when the target was George W. Bush:

Congress Has a Way of Making Witnesses Speak: Its Own Jail [snip]

If the Justice Department refuses to enforce the subpoenas, as seems likely, Congress will have to decide whether to do so. Washington lawyers are dusting off an old but apparently sturdy doctrine called “inherent contempt” that gives Congress the power to bring the recalcitrant witnesses in — by force, if necessary. [snip]

This is where inherent contempt comes in. From the Republic’s earliest days, Congress has had the right to hold recalcitrant witnesses in contempt — and even imprison them — all by itself. In 1795, shortly after the Constitution was ratified, the House ordered its sergeant at arms to arrest and detain two men accused of trying to bribe members of Congress. The House held a trial and convicted one of them.

In 1821, the Supreme Court upheld Congress’s right to hold people in contempt and imprison them. Without this power, the court ruled, Congress would “be exposed to every indignity and interruption, that rudeness, caprice, or even conspiracy, may mediate against it.” Later, in a 1927 case arising from the Teapot Dome scandal, the court upheld the Senate’s arrest of the brother of a former attorney general — carried out in Ohio by the deputy sergeant at arms — for ignoring a subpoena to testify.

The Congressional Research Service issued a report in July that confirmed Congress’s inherent contempt powers. It explained how they work: “The individual is brought before the House or Senate by the sergeant at arms, tried at the bar of the body, and can be imprisoned in the Capitol jail.” Congress can do this, the report concluded, to compel them to testify or to punish them for their refusal to do so.

The Bush administration has been acting as if only the executive branch matters. [snip]

This country has seen far too much of this sort of dismissal of Congress’s authority.”

IRS Lois Lerner should be the first to feel the inherent power of contempt of congress and be subjected to a full examination by the full House of Representatives. The hypocrites at the New York Times agreed with us when it was George W. Bush at target range. Now the hypocrites will protect “unitary executive” Barack Obama where once they deplored executive overreach and corruption.

Barack Obama changes laws at will, decides what laws to enforce, yet Big Media protects him. Big Media and Obama Dimocrats will not enforce the law. Will Congress?:

“House Republicans won’t rule out arresting Lois Lerner if Justice Department doesn’t

House Ways and Means Committee Republicans aren’t ruling out the use of the chamber’s “inherent contempt” authority if Attorney General Eric Holder refuses to act on the panel’s accusations against former IRS official Lois Lerner. [snip]

Among those tools is the House’s “inherent contempt” authority under the Constitution, which was initially exercised in 1795 during the First Congress and on multiple occasions thereafter. Lerner could be held until January 2015 when a new Congress is seated, which could issue another subpoena and throw her in the clink again if she still balks at testifying.

How exactly would the exercise of the inherent power of Congress work?:

“If Congress wants to hold someone in contempt for failure to comply with a subpoena, they can do several things:

(1) Hold congressional contempt proceedings. These are quasi-judicial proceedings, rooted in the constitutional investigatory and legislative power of Congress, in which the members of Congress themselves act as judges, juries, and prosecutors. It is very important to note that this is not a judicial process. The chamber of Congress in question has the power to direct the Sergeant at Arms to arrest someone, bring them before the chamber, and put them in jail, all without seeing the inside of a courtroom.

See McGrain v. Daugherty, for an example of this upheld by the Supreme Court. The Court held that such powers were “necessary and proper” for Congress to carry out its legislative function.

This is the “historical” method by which a chamber of Congress has enforced its subpoenas. It was employed some dozen or more times up until 1934 but it was deemed too time consuming because it required the attention of the whole chamber, sometimes for more than a week. In the 1850s an alternative procedure was hotly debated and eventually created. But this method still exists. And this is the source of what is referred to as the “inherent contempt” proceeding.

For completness’ sake I should mention that individuals imprisoned under this procedure may petition for habeas relief from federal courts. They therefore will have some opportunity (though likely limited) to raise defenses (for example, Fifth Amendment or executive privilege) and challenge the validity of the contempt finding. On the other hand, there is general consensus that this type of imprisonment is not a criminal penalty and therefore is not subject to the presidential pardon power.

The third option discussed at that post becomes relevant if Republican win the Senate in November. For now the House of Representatives should make it very clear that the corrupt, insolent officialdom at the White House and the Department of Justice as well as the Internal Revenue Service cannot rely on the presidential pardon power or the corruption of the laws by Obama henchmen.

As we warned in November/December of 2008 the “multi-headed Hydra which is the Obama Chicago Culture Of Corruption is growing another head in Washington, D.C.” Years later a groggy acknowledgement from Watergater Bob Woodward: There’s obviously something wrong at the IRS:

“GEORGE WILL, SYNDICATED COLUMNIST: The investigation to take last first, has stalled because the Justice Department has already leaked its conclusion, which is that no one would be prosecuted. It rises to that level because the Internal Revenue Service is the most intrusive and potentially the most punitive institution of the federal government and has been thoroughly politicized. Let me give you five things we know that she’s done right now. She said the delay on approving conservative groups is caused by a serious uptick in applications. The inspector general of the IRS says that is just not true. She said the Tea Party group was very dangerous. In Texas and Kentucky and probably elsewhere, IRS employees have violated the Hatch Act by using federal resources for campaigning and obviously for Barack Obama.

WALLACE: Can we — I just want to point out — because the office of Special Council came out this week with a report and they said, now, there weren’t vast cases although in Dallas they apparently — they were wearing campaign buttons and there are screen saver said Obama and stuff like that. But there was at least one case where if you called the helpline this person was in effect tell you when you should vote for Obama and not for the Republicans because they’ll keep you in this mess. On the IRS helpline. So, (INAUDIBLE) with you recitation, I’m (INAUDIBLE).

WILL: Confidential taxpayer information of the organization, the National Organization for Marriage was leaked to a rival group. And finally, when Senator Schumer and Durbin and others were exerting the IRS to be more political in their application of views, she said with regard to Crossroads GPS, the most important conservative group, we are working on a denial of the application. Not expediting, not coming to a quick conclusion, but we are working on denial of it. That’s why this rises because as Bob Woodward remembers, the Watergate scandal was fundamentally in the words of John Dean using the machinery of the federal government to punish our enemies.

WALLACE: All right, Mr. Woodward, you know something about scandals. And if that’s forgetting them, how serious is the IRS scandal and, you know, I think one of the key questions is, does this really begin and end with a midlevel bureaucrat who we never heard of a year ago named Lois Lerner?

BOB WOODWARD, THE WASHINGTON POST: Well, there is obviously something here. And the question is does this committee know how to investigate? And they’re worried about this one person who has invoked her Fifth Amendment rights not to answer questions and you have congressmen on the committee going on and saying we have evidence she’s involved in criminal activity. I don’t think you should cross that line. The second thing is there’s always one person who’s not going to talk. And when you conduct an investigation like this, I have not gone into the details, you need to find people who will talk. And there are always people who will do this. And, you know, we should dig into it. There should be answers. It’s quite correct. And for the president to take that position is very, very unusual and say there is not a smidgeon of evidence here. I mean George has got a good list — I think, actually, there’s more. And there’s a question and you’re right, the IRS particularly this week as we know will file our tax returns has a big place in everyone’s life. And they have immense power. And the power of the federal government to come and say we’re auditing you or we’re going to do something to you, I mean it’s a ten ton truck coming at you. And it’s the sort of thing that the leadership and the White House should take a position. Look, we will not tolerate this. [snip]

HUME: Chris, the same set of facts that Bob and George have described would have touched off, I think, in previous days a media firestorm. What we had was kind of a campfire in most of the media, which was doused before very long and the story has been basically dormant. We at Fox News have continued to pursue it and some other media outlets have as well. But when that kind of firestorm occurs, it creates an atmosphere in Washington where for the administration with a message to try to promote day by day, you can’t get it out. You can get nothing out. We can all remember what it was like. And that creates a hothouse sort of atmosphere, in which all investigations end up being accelerated. There are minute details leaked, they get reported and the thing develops a life of its own and ultimately the combination of things, you know, brings the issue out and you get to the facts. It has not happened here.”

Big Media will protect Barack Obama and his gangster government. It will be up to Congress to get the truth.

Since the beginning of the IRS scandals we have stated that a special select committee was needed. Instead on issue after issue we have seen mostly bumbling from the committees charged with investigation.

Soon the entire House of Representatives will have to rise up to defend the law. The Constitution provides the shield and sword of law for the House of Representatives to take back representative government from the corrupt gangster government of Barack Obama. “This government of the people, by the people, and for the people. shall not perish from the earth” unless Congress and the people abandon principles and the solid rock of law.

April 10th, 2014

Reality Intrudes: Sebelius Resigns

Update: Obama is right about Sebelius but not in the way he meant it. “Kathleen Sebelius resignation: Obama says the HHS secretary will ‘go down in history‘” That’s like saying “Brownie, you’re doing a heck of a job.” She’s “going down” in history alright. We’ll make sure of that. Maybe Sebelius will retaliate like Brownie did and call out Obama as an incompetent boob not bothered about his supposed “legacy” “achievement”.

Even as Obama and Sebelius tried to polish their ObamaCare turd today there was One final glitch: Sebelius’s farewell speech derails because … it’s missing a page. Ah, good times, good times. The Obama circus is losing one of it’s biggest clowns.

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Barack Obama is the one that should be forced to resign or be removed. But for now Sebelius is the one to take the fall. Yup, Sebelius to resign as secretary of HHS.

To punish Sebelius she should be forced to go on ObamaCare. She was not fired. She has not been punished. Force ObamaCare down her throat. Next stop: the nomination fight of her successor, OMB Director Sylvia Mathews Burwell.

There will be a lot of updates on this resignation as the **it hits the fan. For now it is time to polish the ammo to be used in the nomination fight to come in the midst of the November midterm elections.

In the nomination fight to come, one of the issues will be the necessary repeal of ObamaCare. The response to this from Obama ObamaCare shills is that the problem with ObamaCare is not enough ObamaCare. To them a “fix” here and there will solve the nonexistent problems.

We point out that the “fixes” proposed for ObamaCare effectively kill ObamaCare. ObamaCare cannot be fixed. “Oh, but people want ObamaCare fixed with more ObamaCare” these apologists claim. Enter reality, via former darlings of Obama Hopium Guzzlers- Nate Silver and the Huff n’ Puff:

“FiveThirtyEight, HuffPost Destroy Idea of ‘Secret Majority Supporting Obamacare’

On Thursday, a USA Today/Pew Research Center survey confirmed what most already know: the Affordable Care Act is not popular. 50 percent of respondents in that survey said they continue to disapprove of the ACA compared with 37 percent who approve of the law. That is largely stable from that survey’s results last month which found 53 percent disapproving and 41 percent approving of the ACA.

In fact, Pew’s results are consistent with other polls which have found broad disapproval of the law since it’s passage in 2010. Today, the Real Clear Politics average of opinion polls shows the ACA remains unpopular with an average of 52.2 percent of the public compared with an average of 39.8 who approve.

No matter, some of the ACA’s supporters say. For within those surveys that persistently show the public disapproving of the law lay secret subsets of respondents who, when added together, reveal that majorities actually adore the health care reform law.

“If one combines the segment that wants a more liberal approach to health care reform with those who approve of the law, a plurality of Americans view health care change favorably,” declared the New York Times‘ Allison Kopicki on the day the ACA’s troubled online presence went live last October.”

We read the same rubbish all the time. “Americans want more ObamaCare” not less recite the apologists:

“Based on a November CNN survey which asked respondents who say they oppose the law why that is the case, MSNBC.com analyst Steve Benen declared that, in spite of the fact that 58 percent said they oppose the law, the ACA is secretly beloved. “In other words, as the CNN analysis explained, 54% of the country either supports Obamacare, or say it’s not liberal enough,” he exclaimed.”

Jamelle Bouie at The Daily Beast has written the same rubbish. Ditto CNN (“Thirty-nine percent say they oppose the law because it’s too liberal, but 12% say they oppose it because it’s not liberal enough.” “That means half the public either favors Obamacare, or opposes it [because it] doesn’t go far enough.”.)

This delusion will be tested fully in November. Kathleen Sebelius tried to sail that river of denial but reality intruded on her reveries. The “math” from the once beloved Obama acolytes at 538 and Huff n’ Puff tell another story:

“Recently, partnering with the polling firm YouGov, Huffington Post polling analyst Mark Blumenthal attempted to duplicate CNN’s method of divining support for the ACA among those who do not support the ACA. To clarify CNN’s findings, he performed one extra step. “In your own words,” HuffPost asked select respondents, “what do you mean when you say the health care law is not liberal enough?”

“[V]ery few said they opposed the law because they would prefer a ‘single payer’ system (6 percent of those answering) or would prefer either the ‘public option’ or an alternative to ensure “healthcare for all” (4 percent),” Blumenthal revealed.

A much larger portion of the not-liberal-enough group referenced high costs (15 percent), the mandate to purchase health insurance (12 percent), or more general complaints about a lack of choice or too much government control (13 percent).

“I don’t think forcing everyone to buy insurance is liberal at all,” one respondent told Blumenthal.

Liberal means choice to me at least and it leaves us no choice, we are forced to buy insurance we may neither need or want,” another said.”

Call rewrite at the ObamaCare Dreamworks studios of delusion.

Bad enough coming from the Huff n’ Puff. Then Nate put the Silver knife right through the heart of this bloodsucker’s delight argument:

“But the fatal blow to this happy theory came from statistical guru Nate Silver‘s outlet, Five Thirty Eight. On Thursday, analyst Harry Enten observed ACA supporters have not only misread polling results that show some say the ACA is not liberal enough, but they have also misconstrued polling results which show ACA does not go “far enough.”

“The ‘not far enough’ group has been read as opposition from the political left,” Enten wrote. “But in the Democracy Corps survey, 13 percent of Republicans said Obamacare didn’t go far enough in changing health care. Only 4 percent of Democrats said the same.

The ABC News survey was more evenly split, but there was still no major Democratic opposition. Nine percent of Republicans and 8 percent of Democrats said the law didn’t go far enough, according to ABC News.

For most, the ACA is, in fact, unpopular. To the extent that this fact remains murky to some, the Pew survey released this week indicates that it will become clear as day in November.

“In the survey, taken after President Obama announced a surprising 7.1 million Americans had signed up for health care through the law’s exchanges, more than eight in 10 registered voters say a candidate’s stance on the law will be an important factor in determining their vote,” wrote USA Today‘s Susan Page. “A 54% majority call it very important.”

By 2-1, those who rate the issue as very important disapprove of the law,” she continued. “That means it is more likely to motivate opponents than supporters to vote — a critical element in midterm elections when turnout often is low.”

Reality is paging Sylvia Burell in the lobby of the Roach Motel. Don’t go in there girlfriend.

April 3rd, 2014

Get Over 2008 Big Pink! – Campaign Finance Edition

We’re constantly implored/commanded by the Obama cult to “get over 2008“. But we know our Alinsky Rule #4 and we promised at the end of 2008 to hold Barack Obama’s stinking feet to the fire. Think of us as Banquo’s ghost with a red hot poker to shove up the ass of Obama acolytes.

What we find particularly galling however, is that the whine to “get over 2008″ comes from the same people and Big Media institutions that bemoan the Koch brothers and weep about the need for “campaign finance reform“. What Obama supporters mean by “campaign finance reform” is that the other side stop fundraising so that Obama supporters can keep buying/stealing elections.

The hypocrisy of Obama cultists who demand we “get over 2008″ was further exposed this week thanks to the Supreme Court’s ruling in a major campaign finance case. Oddly, the hypocrisy of Obama supporters was exposed by a pretty good article from the Obama cult website DailyBeast. Stuart Stevens at DailyBeast made a very good policy case for not getting over 2008:

When Obama rejected federal funding for presidential campaigns before his first term, he changed campaigning as we knew it, with candidates on both sides shifting their focus from what’s important (votes! dialogues! press!) to what’s not (money! money! money!). [snip]

Campaign finance is a complicated, vexing issue. There are freedom of speech issues which are legitimate and compelling with a fierce disparity of opinions on the proper solutions. But for over thirty years we had one positive reform that both parties embraced and maintained: federal funding of presidential elections. That ended in 2008 when Barack Obama became the first nominee since Watergate to reject federal financing.

Hey! that happened in 2008! Obama cultists don’t want to remember that it is Obama that lied and it was Obama they let get away with his lies. That’s the DailyBeast talking, not good ol’ Big Pink. That pig Barack Obama destroyed campaign finance reform:

“Let’s look at the history.

After Watergate, a series of reform campaign finance measures were passed. For the first time in US history, a system was established to fund presidential campaigns with tax dollars. [snip]

The same legislation provided for a partial federal funding mechanism for the presidential primaries. [snip]

This system of federal funding and limits held for both primaries and the general election lasted until 1996, when Steve Forbes running in the Republican primary for President rejected federal funding to self-finance his primary campaign. On the Democratic side, the same happened in 2004 when Howard Dean realized he could raise a lot of money on the Internet and therefore rejected federal funding for the primary. It was probably a mistake as it gave permission to John Kerry, married to a billionaire, to spend personal funds. Kerry did, outspending Dean and quickly won.”

Well isn’t that special? Capitalist tool Steve Forbes and tool/fool Howard Dean broke the public finance system aided and abetted by John Kerry. It wasn’t evil Bill Clinton or corporatist evil Hillary Clinton that broke the system but rather the ‘Dimocratic wing of the Dimocratic party’ Howie and ketchup king weenie John Kerry. Who would’a guessed? According to Big Media it is those evil Clintons raising money in Lincoln’s bedroom that are the cause for all the calamities of campaign finance. Enter the DailyBeast which informs the Obama cult that it was Howie that began to kill the system they whine about.

But it was another beast, a beast that walks on hind legs, a beast from Chicago, that finally chewed the public finance system to death – IN 2008! The beast is called Barack Obama:

“But Kerry still accepted federal funding and limits for his general election, as had every candidate from 1976 until 2008. In the 2004 campaign, Kerry and Bush each received $74.6 million for the general election.

In 2008, Barack Obama, of course, pledged to accept federal funding if he were the nominee. At the time, Hillary was the fundraising juggernaut and it was assumed no progressive candidate could be the first to reject federal funding in a general election. As David Plouffe detailed in his book, The Audacity To Win, the campaign had committed in writing to stay in the federal system. “It was declarative, and it was unquestionably stated we’d be in no matter what the GOP nominee did.”

But Obama and his campaign realized they could raise a lot of money. A lot of money. “I thought if we opted out of the system,” Plouffe wrote, “We could enjoy a significant financial advantage over McCain.”

So they did what no campaign had done since Watergate: They rejected Federal funding and campaign spending limits. In a classic Obama touch, he announced the decision not to accept federal funding in a video that claimed, “I support a robust system of public financing of elections.”

Get over 2008!!!???!!! It’s a year that lives in campaign finance Big Media infamy.

How could that dog chewing carnivorous beast Barack Obama get away with such monstrous acts??? How???? How???? How indeed?:

“The Obama campaign knew they would face criticism in the media. But they were betting that Obama’s special appeal to the media would allow them to get away with it. They were right. The New York Times and Washington Post wrote weak editorials slapping Barack Obama on the wrist; meanwhile the Obama campaign went on to raise historic levels of money. Much is made of their small dollar contribution, but over 20 percent came from a single source: Wall Street, breaking all records.”

Get over 2008? Get over 2008? We’ll never get over 2008! We’ll remember 2008 for eternity and shove our red hot poker up your hypocritical asses so far you’ll see Game of Thrones episodes in holographic 3D!

Meanwhile, as treacherous liar Barack Obama was aided and abetted in his crimes by Big Media and the hypocrite horde of Obama cultists, John McCain was living up to his ideals:

“Meanwhile John McCain, long a champion of campaign finance reform, stayed in the system. He received $84 million and stuck to the limits. By Election Day, Barack Obama had raised $750 million. The Obama campaign smothered McCain in money.

Today many people, including some in the media, have a tendency to confuse Obama’s decision to reject Federal limits with the Citizens United Supreme Court decision that opened the door to corporate dollars in Superpacs. The two are completely unrelated. The Citizens United came two years after Obama rejected federal funding.

The history of campaign finance reform demonstrates that once a voluntarily imposed limit is broken, it is very difficult to go back. For 2012, Obama announced early that he would continue to reject Federal funding. To avoid the financial mismatch that faced John McCain, every Republican said they’d do the same. The system was dead.

The DailyBeast article further notes that the system that Obama spawned in the same way his father spawned him almost insures that incumbent presidents will always win reelection. That’s because a president can amass billions from now on while the opposition party will exhaust it’s finances in primaries. Of course, this scenario can be avoided with a super-rich opposition candidate that self-finances. This means that thanks to Barack Obama 2008 a super-rich candidate is empowered. And we’re supposed to get over 2008?

In addition, because of Obama 2008, which we are supposed to “get over”, the wealthy donor primary is more important than ever:

“A strong candidate who has grass roots appeal but lacks an ability to attract major donors can now be attacked for that weakness as a potentially disqualifying factor. “We can’t nominate a candidate who doesn’t have what it takes to raise a billion dollars from April to November” is a legitimate concern for both parties focused on winning in November.

Everybody hates money in politics. Candidates hate to raise it, most donors would rather not give it and there is almost universal agreement that our system is crazy. Still, it continues and just gets worse. Federal funding of presidential campaigns with spending limits was one of the last great reforms keeping some sanity in the system.”

Big Media and the Obama cult pigs that snort and yelp because we won’t forget 2008 or let 2008 be forgotten are the culprits, not the Koch brothers, not the Supreme Court, not Republicans. It is Barack Obama, Big Media and Obama voters that are to blame for the state of campaign finance reform:

When Barack Obama announced he was thinking of breaking the system, there should have been a much stronger reaction from those invested in good government. The Commission on Presidential Debates should have announced they would not allow any candidate who rejected spending limits in the debates. The New York Times and Washington Post should have called it disqualifying for a nominee. That would have signaled the pain was too great for anyone, even Barack Obama, to undo the Watergate reform. [snip]

The new, post-Obama system requires candidates to spend upwards of 60 percent of their time raising money deep into September and October. That takes them away from voters, away from the press, away from every dialogue we value in our campaign system.”

The Obama hypocrites that want us to “get over 2008″ can go f*ck themselves. We’ll provide the red hot poker.

March 31st, 2014

The Beatings Will Continue…

The mystery is solved. One picture tells the story.

His parentage is dubious. No one is 100% sure who his real father is. His “father” was so sexually active only DNA detectives can determine who’s who and what’s what. We’re not even sure of what his name is because he has had so many. His mother was liberal when it came to sperm donors. At the beginning of his magnificent new career he was gifted with a prestigious award in spite of having done nothing at all to earn the prize. Great hope was invested in him by the political left. Many considered him a good looking brainiac. Not a he-man he can best be described as “fey”. He went to the finest schools. The toast of blue-town. A world of promise. Yet he is a big fat flop.

Of course we write of Ronan Farrow. His mother is Hollywood’s Mia Farrow. In 1966 the 21 year old Farrow married the 50 year old Frank Sinatra. One year later came the divorce. Mia’s sister Prudence was the inspiration for the Beatles song Dear Prudence. Mia’s next marriage was to composer André Previn. That marriage didn’t last either. Enter Woody Allen the same year the Previn marriage ended.

We won’t examine the Woody Allen marriage to his own daughter nor the sex abuse allegations made by Farow siblings. Who has that much time? In 1987, Farrow gave birth to their son Satchel “Seamus” O’Sullivan Farrow, later known as Ronan Farrow. In a 2013 interview with Vanity Fair, Farrow stated that Ronan could “possibly” be the biological child of her first husband Frank Sinatra, with whom she claims to have “never really split up”.

For us that mystery is now cleared up. Ronan Farrow is the son of Frank Sinatra, not Woody Allen. No doubt about it. The proof is in the picture.

We saw the picture today and Satchel, er, Seamus, er Ronan, looks just like our beloved Frank Sinatra when he was young. Other than in his looks there is not much resemblance between Satchel, er, Seamus, er, Ronan and his very talented dad. Indeed if Ronan Farrow had a black daddy he would very much resemble in “accomplishments”… Barack “Boob” Obama:

” Farrow, 28 — the opinionated, blue-eyed son of actress Mia Farrow and either Woody Allen or Frank Sinatra (even Farrow’s not sure which) — has been a disaster for MSNBC. The channel took the frequent cable-show guest and handed him his own program, “Ronan Farrow Daily,” which premiered in late February.

He sort of stinks on TV,” an MSNBC source told Confidenti@l. “He hasn’t turned out to be the superstar they were hoping for.”

The theory was that Farrow, a Rhodes scholar who graduated college when he was 15 and went on to score degrees from Yale and Oxford, would bring his 245,000 Twitter followers with him to television. “But that hasn’t happened,” the source said. “Just because someone is a boy genius-turned-Twitter star doesn’t mean they deserve their own TV show.” [snip]

Even worse: Wednesday’s show was 708th among all programming ranked by Nielsen, in both total viewers and the 18-to-49 age group advertisers covet. The midnight airing of “Baggage” on the Game Show Network came in ahead of it, at No. 707, and the 8 a.m. “Golden Girls” on the Hallmark Channel (No. 700) crushed it.

Farrow, who has also worked for the House Committee on Foreign Affairs and the Obama administration, has looked uncomfortable on camera and often stumbles over his words. His lack of TV experience was especially apparent last week during an appearance on NBC’s “Today” in which he seemed to have trouble linking sentences.

Get that boy one of Barack’s TelePrompTer’s. When the “Golden Girls” beat you…. Keep in mind that in February, Farrow won the Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism — after just three days on the air.

Next stop for Satchel, er Seamus, er Ronan? Why a Nobel Peace Prize of course!

MSNBC thought that an inexperienced do-nothing could lead the network to victory. MSNBC invested its hopes and dreams in an educated fool. Now MSNBC has a big fat flop dragging it down like an anchor on a missing plane.

Satchel, er Seamus, er Ronan is not the only bad bet the dunderheads at MSNBC have made. They bet on Obama as a world historic transformational leader. Instead they got world historic boobery. They bet on ObamaCare as the cure. ObamaCare proved worse than the disease. Now at MSNBC there is desperation. At MSNBC morale, like the ratings, are at an all time low. They could change and face the reality that they have been entirely wrong about Obama and his Obamination works. But, at MSNBC there will be no CHANGE. At MSNBC there is no HOPE. At MSNBC the beatings will continue until morale improves.

MSNBC is not alone. Race-baiter Jim Clyburn’s morale is at a low too:

“Jim Clyburn’s plea for Obama to do more

Veteran Democratic Rep. Jim Clyburn said Monday that the White House could be doing more to help Democrats in November’s midterms.

The South Carolina Democrat said while he feels “real good” about where his party stands right now, there’s still room for President Barack Obama to help further with his political apparatus.

“No, they aren’t doing everything,” Clyburn said on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” in response to a question. “There’s some things I would like to see done, because there’s a lot of fundraising going on. I do not believe that fundraising will be key in November.”

Clyburn said what’s needed from the administration is ground game.

“I think the organization will be key,” Clyburn said. “And if we can get the White House to come in, or at least the president’s political operations, to help us at the state and local levels the way they did in Ohio and Florida, the mechanisms they put in place were just great.”

He said he didn’t think that was happening currently when asked by panelist Mark Halperin, who suggested Clyburn look into the camera and ask the president for his help.”

Poor race-baiter Clyburn’s morale is sinking. We believe he requires a good strong beating. Beat him unil his morale improves.

Improved morale will require a lot of beatings and more beatings. Clyburn knows that raising money will not hold back the coming storm. It doesn’t help that the ObamaCare website ended its last offical day of enrollment the way it began – by breaking down. Clyburn knows fools that voted for Obama and wanted ObamaCare have low morale too:

“Obamacare will be a huge voting issue for Republicans — that’s already clear. They’ll turn out in droves because they hate the law. What’s less clear is how Democrats will get their supporters to the polls to say, “hey, thanks for health reform.” [snip]

The reality is, it’s probably going to be a negative message rather than a positive one. [snip]

Increasingly, liberal Democrats and outside groups are convinced that the formula that party strategists had recommended until now — telling candidates to stress that they’ll fix what’s wrong with the law — is not going to work. [snip]

But those votes will allow the drumbeat of anti-Obamacare votes and investigations to get even louder. And if Democrats can’t turn public opinion around soon, they’ll have to deal with the enthusiasm gap all over again in 2016 — this time when they’re trying to hang on to the White House.”

The ObamaCare prescription: more beatings. The beatings will continue until morale improves. It doesn’t help that some of the truth about the mess called ObamaCare is coming out via Kathleen Sebelius: Oh, by the way, insurers tell us 10-20% of ObamaCare enrollees haven’t paid their premiums yet.

An election campaign based on support for ObamaCare? The Hammer makes it all go plouffe:

“Trading barbs, campaign lines and even some compliments, conservative columnist Dr. Charles Krauthammer and Barack Obama campaign mastermind David Plouffe entertained the George Washington University College Democrats and Republicans with a debate Sunday night on foreign policy, health care and the upcoming elections.

Krauthammer dominated the night delivering lines and anecdotes drawing the most laughs and applause.[snip]

Plouffe advised Democratic candidates to pay attention to all sides of the spectrum and to voter turn out, to put their opponent on trial and show them as an unsafe alternative, and to not be defensive on Obamacare but rather go on the offense and show what would happen to healthcare if Republicans take over.

Though Krauthammer called Plouffe’s 2014 analysis “brilliant” and said there’s a reason he is in the “hall of fame” of campaigns, he grinned broadly as he ironically voiced full support for Plouffe’s advice that Democrats run on Obamacare.

I hope you do and that’s the only advice that I think their side needs,” Krauthammer said. “By the way for those of you on this side of the aisle (pointing to the College Democrats), that was meant to be ironic.”

Dr. Krauthammer, like a judge pronouncing an execution sentence on a serial killer, is fully justified in his assessment. ObamaCare is a political serial killer:

“Early national polling is supporting the prevailing view in Washington that Democrats are in trouble in the 2014 midterm elections. While Democrats are more popular than the GOP among the general public, the party faces a number of challenges in November.

First, there’s an enthusiasm gap. [snip]

Another challenge for Democrats is winning independents, who typically decide election outcomes. Democrats trail Republicans among independents by 38% to 44%, according to Pew’s February survey. [snip]

A third challenge is the white vote. [snip]

Then there are the millennials. While support for Democratic candidates among African-Americans and Latinos remains high, young people are less enthusiastic. The Pew center’s in-depth surveys of those ages 18-34 indicate that this generation, a voting bloc so important to Mr. Obama’s two victories, is growing more disillusioned with the president. Millennial self-identification as Democrats has edged down to 50% from a high of 58% in 2009. Pew also found Mr. Obama’s job approval among millennials has fallen to 49% in early 2014, down from 70% in the honeymoon months of 2009, his highest rating among any generation.

Opinion of the president is probably the greatest problem for Democrats this year.

For millennials, the beatings must continue. Their morale must be made to be improved. The beatings will continue. More and more beatings will be required:

“Democrats’ prospects for 2014 do not look rosy. There is little chance that they will retake the House, and a good chance they will lose seats. Even worse, there is a significant chance that they will lose control of the Senate. Our forecasting model said as many as two months ago. That forecast continues to square with the sense of many analysts — even those who mocked the forecast. [snip]

As we have begun to incorporate candidate experience into the model, our initial sense is this: Republicans may have a far better chance of winning control of the Senate than we or other analysts previously thought. Here is a preliminary estimate: The GOP could have as much as a 4 in 5 chance of controlling the chamber.”

It gets worse. The blame game has already started:

“Bracing for a rough midterm-election outcome, Democrats aren’t waiting until Election Day to start blaming one another for the party’s problems. Anticipating the possibility that Republicans will flip the Senate, the finger-pointing game is already underway between the party’s warring factions.

Earlier this month, Daily Kos founder Markos Moulitsas argued liberals had successfully purged so-called squishy moderates from the Democratic Party’s ranks—even if those same lawmakers had helped the party retain conservative-leaning Senate and House seats. From the middle, the centrist Democratic think tank Third Way has become more outspoken in criticizing progressive leaders, including Sen. Elizabeth Warren and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, for advocating an agenda that will compromise the party’s ability to attract moderate voters.

The public spats between outside groups are nothing compared with the private finger-pointing over who could be responsible if Republicans ride a political wave this year. The moderate wing is prepared to blame the party for avoiding centrist initiatives like free-trade deals and entitlement reform, while the Left will argue party leaders didn’t do enough to protect benefits.

This is a coming divide for the Democratic Party,” said one progressive strategist, who was granted anonymity to speak candidly. “Not only about explaining 2014, but laying the groundwork for 2016.”

Our recommendation: more beatings. More beatings are necessary. Increase the beatings. Let a thousand welts swell. The beatings must continue. The beatings will continue. The beatings will continue until morale improves.

Morale will improve once Obama and his Obamaination works and allies are beaten down, never to rise again.