Friday, March 10, 2017

It All Depends on Which Side You're On

Children of the Left, have you no shame? Can you not see your own inconsistency? Do you not care? Did you not really say what you really said because you really ignore that you really said it, therefore you did not say it?

Answers: You have no shame, you cannot see your own inconsistency, you do not care and you think that if you ignore what you once said you never said it.

In at least 11 different instances, then President Barack Obama referred to slaves as immigrants. He was not so much as questioned about it. Ben Carson says exactly the same thing and is ravaged for it by the Children of the Left.

Barack Obama:

At a DNC Event in Harlem, March 29, 2011
And so what we wanted to do was adapt to the times, adapt to the 21st century, but also remind ourselves that there are some old-fashioned, timeworn values; that whether your forebears landed at Ellis Island or they came here on a slave ship or they crossed the Rio Grande, or however they got here, they typically had a commitment to hard work and a commitment to community and a commitment to family and a willingness to dream big dreams, and a patriotism that was not rooted in ethnicity but was rooted in a creed and a set of ideals and a belief that in America anything was possible.

DNC event in California, April 22, 2011
no matter what you look like or where you come from, whether you landed here — your ancestors landed here on Ellis Island or they came here on a slave ship, or they just came over the Rio Grande, that we are all connected to one another and we all rise and fall together.

At Commencement Speech at Miami-Dade College April 29, 2011
We didn’t raise the Statue of Liberty with its back to the world; we raised it with its light to the world.  Whether your ancestors came here on the Mayflower or a slave ship; whether they signed in at Ellis Island or they crossed the Rio Grande — we are one people.

At A DNC Event on April 28, 2011
I want a confident America where, yes, everybody makes sacrifices, but nobody bears all the burden, and we live up to the idea that no matter who we are, no matter what we look like, no matter whether our ancestors landed on Ellis Island or came here on a slave ship or crossed the Rio Grande, we are all connected to one another.

DNC Event in Austin, Texas on May 10, 2011
…no matter who you — what you look like, or who you are, no matter whether your ancestors landed on Ellis Island or came over here on a slave ship or crossed the Rio Grande, that we’re all connected to one another, and that we rise or fall together.

DNC Event in Boston, May 18, 2011
…whether our ancestors landed on Ellis Island or came here on a slave ship or crossed the Rio Grande, we believe that we are all connected and we rise and fall together. And that is a strength.  That is the strength of America.  That’s the heart of the idea of America.

DNC Event in Philadelphia, June 30, 2011
The idea that no matter what we look like or who we are, no matter whether our ancestors came from Ellis Island or on a slave ship, or across the Rio Grande, that we are all connected to one another, and that we rise and fall together.

At a Gala for the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, September 2011
everybody makes sacrifices, but nobody has to bear the burden alone, and everybody shares in our success; where we live up to the idea that no matter what you look like, no matter where you come from, no matter what your surname — whether your ancestors landed at Ellis Island, or came over on a slave ship, or crossed the Rio Grande — we are all connected, and we all rise and fall together.

Forum on American Latino Heritage, October 2011
We’re connected by the future we want for ourselves and our children.  And we determine our own destiny here.  Whether your ancestors came from a — came over on a slave ship, or crossed the Rio Grande, or were here long before the country was founded, we’re in this together.  And we have the opportunity right now to determine our own destiny.

While addressing a crowd at the National Archives and Records Administration in 2012
We say it so often, we sometimes forget what it means — we are a nation of immigrants. Unless you are one of the first Americans, a Native American, we are all descended from folks who came from someplace else — whether they arrived on the Mayflower or on a slave ship, whether they came through Ellis Island or crossed the Rio Grande.

Remarks at a Naturalization Ceremony at the National Archives and Records Administration
December 15, 2015
It wasn't always easy for new immigrants. Certainly, it wasn't easy for those of African heritage who had not come here voluntarily and yet in their own way were immigrants themselves. There was discrimination and hardship and poverty. But, like you, they no doubt found inspiration in all those who had come before them. And they were able to muster faith that, here in America, they might build a better life and give their children something more.

It probably comes as no surprise, except from the Children of the Left, that Barack H. Obama was even worse than Ben Carson, when it comes to his assertions that slaves were immigrants.

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Freedom of the Press?

So, Andrea Mitchell gets tossed after yelling her questions at Secretary Tillerson about Russia. And she got no answers to her questions.

Violation of the First Amendment's "freedom of the press," right?

Let's review, children of the left.

Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof, or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.

"Congress" (noun): The United States' national legislative body established by the Constitution of 1787, made up of two houses: the Senate and the House of Representatives.

"Congress" is the subject of the sentence (and it is all one sentence, dealing with one subject followed by qualifiers). The whole amendment is about what Congress cannot do. It is not about what any other entity can or cannot do, only Congress.

The verb of the sentence is "make" as found in the predicate phrase"...shall make no law..."

Ask "who or what" after the verb to find the object of the sentence. The object of the sentence is "law," preceded by its qualifier, "no." What it says is, the lawmakers cannot make a law about the things mentioned in the rest of the sentence.

The First Amendment does not say that the press has to be invited to any governmental event, or have all of its questions answered.

(Press conferences are held for the purpose of informing the public, through the press, of policies and procedures of their government. However, it is not required of the government to fully inform the public of all matters all of the time. National security matters are usually not discussed. Ongoing investigations usually are not discussed. Items not yet settled or in a state of flux usually are not discussed. Discussing these things would improperly inform the public, leading to misinterpretation and misinformation.)

The rest of the sentence explains what is referenced by the first five words. Stated another way, the First Amendment says that lawmakers of the government of the United States of America cannot make any law, pro or con about a religious establishment and its practices, about what an individual person can or cannot say, about what media (the press) can or cannot say, about people gathering together peaceably, or about the people's right to express grievances against the government.

It does not reference what a state can or cannot do with respect to these things, nor does it reference what a countycity or individual can or cannot do with respect to them. For instance, in my home certain words are not allowed. A person who is too immature to control his/her language is not welcomed in my house and there is nothing  the federal government can Constitutionally do about it.

So, Andrea, having tried to force members of a meeting to pay attention to you or answer your situationally inappropriate questions, you were escorted out of the meeting...properly so. You complained, "We haven't had any time in here." And the proper response is, "So what?" There is no law that says you should have time in there.

You looked pretty sad, Andrea. Pretty sad. I think you need to attend a good journalism school, one in which the actual meaning of the Constitution is taught.

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Never Done Before

How could a man like President Donald Trump dare use his executive powers to deal with the immigration issue facing our country. No other president in the history of our nation has ever dared to do such a thing. None. Never. Especially never a Democrat.

Oh wait...what?


Friday, March 3, 2017

Moron Fake News

Liberals just love a good story, written by one of their favorite people, especially when that story makes one of their most hated people look bad.

That bastion of fair reporting, CNN, wrote an article purporting that now Vice President, Mike Pence, used personal email to conduct state business while he was governor of Indiana and that email was hacked in a phishing scam.

WOW! And to think he dared to accuse Hillary Clinton of the "same thing." Only it wasn't the same thing, not even close.

As reported in The Right Scoop:

What CNN doesn’t tell you in this article is that Indiana law doesn’t require public officials to only use government email. Here’s an excerpt from a more thorough and accurate NPR article:

Under Indiana law, public officials are allowed to use personal email accounts… As the Star notes, the law is “generally interpreted” to require public officials to save any emails related to official business in order to follow open records laws. A Pence spokesman says the vice president complied with that requirement.

So it was completely legal for Pence to do this. Why didn’t CNN include this fact?
While CNN is perfectly happy to call what Hillary Clinton did "perfectly alright," even though what she did violated federal law, they did not bother to tell you that what Pence did was perfectly legal under the laws by which he was governed at the time.
CNN also failed to point out that then Governor Pence actually turned over those emails voluntarily. Hillary Clinton, on the other hand, had to be forced to turn over her federally illegal emails, and we don't really know whether all have yet been released.
In the end, any fool could see, even a liberal Democrat fool, that Pence violated no law and took steps that were not required to verify that he had not violated any law.
But don't think for a moment that will stop CNN from reporting stories falsely. Like GEICO Insurance policy holders saving money, it's what they do. 
CNN is astonished that anyone could think they purvey FAKE NEWS, and then they go right out and do exactly that. When they get caught the feign innocence and get all huffy about being accused. 
How long will it take liberals to realize how they are being manipulated and deceived by the very news sources they explicitly trust?
Answer: Forever.

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Impeach Trump? For What?

They screeched lovingly.
So, various groups of Democrats have called for the impeachment of President Donald J. Trump. Representative Keith Ellison, for instance, says that Donald Trump has already done "a number of things" that raise the question of impeachment. (Check it out HERE.)

As Mark Levin said, "Do the Democrats understand they need to control the House of Representatives to impeach somebody?"

The answer is, "No." They are in such panic mode that they are not thinking straight. Impeaching President Donald Trump would be impossible, given the current make-up of the House.

Besides, what could they impeach him for? Incompetence? Incompetence might be awkward, it might be a bad thing, but it is not an impeachable offence. Incompetence is not treason, it is not bribery, it is not a high crime and it is not a misdemeanor. 

The Constitution of the United States of America is clear:

Article II of the United States Constitution states in Section 4 that "The President, Vice President, and all civil Officers of the United States shall be removed from Office on Impeachment for, and conviction of, Treason, Bribery, or other High Crimes and Misdemeanors."

So, Democrats and other liberals, just keep on doing what you are doing...coming completely unhinged. Keep jumping up and down and screaming. Keep pouting. Keep acting like total buffoons. (Come to think of it, they are probably not acting.)

The only thing you are about to accomplish is your own demise. 

Monday, February 27, 2017

The Honest Press

"...You look at what's happening last night in Sweden..."

So the MainStream Media, so intent on dissing President Trump, takes his words, ascribes to them their own meaning and report that Trump said there had been an attack in Sweden the night before.

That is NOT what he said. He just didn't. He flat out did NOT say there had been an attack of any kind in Sweden. Read the captions in the video. I have a $100.00 bill for anyone who can find where President Trump said there had been an attack in Sweden.

"But we know what he meant!" scream's the MSM. No, not a single one of you is a mind reader. You do NOT know what he meant. The night before a media outlet had reported on issues in Sweden. That is what he was referencing, not a terrorist attack.

All of the countries he mentioned are having problems because they are letting un-vetted immigrants in, INCLUDING SWEDEN! To say otherwise is stupid and foolish, a perfect definition of the MainStream Media.

So, they fact checked President Trump. Only they fact checked something he did not say. Then they said that he said it. Then the whole world believed that he said it, because they all know you can trust the MainStream Media...right?

Only he didn't say it.

The MSM are the liars...just like Trump said.

Right again.

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Where Democrats Reign These Days

Democrats have been redefining words in our language to assert more control over people for a long time, but their efforts have risen geometrically since the 1960s.

Personally, I think it's scary...don't you?

Saturday, February 18, 2017

Who is a Fascist?

I am a proud member of the political right. I believe in the smallest possible government, states  rights, and individual liberty. I am anti-abortion, pro-rights for everybody (civil, religious, speech, assembly, press, etc.) until those rights step on the rights of others. I believe in three co-equal branches of government: Legislative, Judicial and Executive.

In some circles I have been called "Fascist." So was George W. Bush, so was Barack Obama  and now so is Donald Trump.

Neither I, nor any of the others mentioned above, have met the definition of Fascism. Trouble is, most people, liberal and conservative, don't seem to have any idea what Fascism is. They seem to think that anybody who disagrees with them is Fascist. Or that anybody who takes an extreme stand on something is a Fascist.

Doesn't anybody know what Fascism is?

Benito Mussolini, Italian, journalist and political leader, was the founder of Fascism. He formed the Party in 1919. Its official name was "Partito Nazionale Fascista." Since he founded it, he gets to define what it means. He certainly practiced what he thought it meant. He used its principles to name himself the dictator of Italy.

There are three main tenets of Fascism:

1. "Everything in the State." The government is supreme and all of those under it must conform to the ruling body of the state.

2. "Nothing outside the state." The country must grow both geographically and politically. Fascism's ultimate goal is to rule the world and to have every person submit to the government.

3. "Nothing against the state." No questioning of the state is to be tolerated. Those who do not agree with the state, and give expression to their disagreement, will not be allowed to live, lest they taint the minds of the rest of the complying citizens.

Those are the three main tenets of Fascism. There are many corollaries, but those three are its core. Fascism is the domain of ruthless dictators.

American ignoramuses need to stop calling each others' politicians Fascists. There just are no politicians high up in government who subscribe to Fascism, nor do their actions or words lean them toward Fascism.

So I say, "Stop it! Just stop it! You are only proving your own small-mindedness and your own lack of education. STOP IT!"

Monday, January 30, 2017

While most people lean on the Declaration of Independence to support the concept of life and liberty (as well as the "pursuit" of happiness), few realize that the Constitution has something to say about life and liberty, too.

The Fifth Amendment and the Fourteenth Amendment to the Constitution declare that governments cannot deprive any person of "life, liberty or property" without due process of law.

As a U.S. citizen, you are constitutionally guaranteed the right to life. Without due process of law, your right to life cannot be deprived by the government. The same is true of your right to liberty. Likewise, property. (There is no right to the pursuit of happiness in the Constitution itself).

Amendment 5: No person shall be held to answer for a capital, or otherwise infamous crime, unless on a presentment or indictment of a Grand Jury, except in cases arising in the land or naval forces, or in the Militia, when in actual service in time of War or public danger; nor shall any person be subject for the same offence to be twice put in jeopardy of life or limb; nor shall be compelled in any criminal case to be a witness against himself, nor be deprived of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor shall private property be taken for public use, without just compensation.

Amendment 14: All persons born or naturalized in the United States and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the State wherein they reside. No State shall make or enforce any law which shall abridge the privileges or immunities of citizens of the United States; nor shall any State deprive any person of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws.

The federal government (not to be confused with any other governmental entities) must exercise due process of law in order to take from a citizen his right to live, his right to liberty and his right to own and keep property.

In order to understand those rights, you have to know what each means. IN my next post, I will provide for you the meanings imparted by those words at the time they were written and how they apply today.

Thursday, January 26, 2017

Who Are Real Feminists and Who Are Spoiled Idiots?

Note: While this video violates the language requirements of this blog, I show it to make a point: American "feminists" are fake, foolish, and feckless. They are spoiled brats who are born in and steeped in ignorance, lack of class and anger-for-anger's sake. Not one of them can think her way out of a wet paper sack. They are below the level of meaningless drivel.

The use of this video does not alter the rules of this blog in any way. Get over it.

Sunday, January 22, 2017

I Know...It's a POLITICAL Blog...BUT

The problem with our country today is NOT guns, knives and bludgeons. It is NOT poverty. It is NOT right wing or left wing politics.

The problem with our country is that we have a broken moral compass. The part of our compass that DOES work is warped by almost 54 years of rank relativism resulting in a compass that cannot point us in the right direction.

It reminds me of the old pun that tells of a man who had a compass. The compass was of a special kind called a Tates. It had the North pole marked on the East side of the compass, the South pole on the North side, the West at the South and the East on the West. The moral of the story is that in the middle of a forest, he who has a Tates is lost.

Facts are funny things. They are what they are. Facts are facts. The problem comes not from facts, but from the proper, logical straight-line thinking when understanding those facts.

One of the MAJOR factors that has resulted in the warping of America's moral compass was a Supreme Court ruling in 1963 which said, effectively, that for a public school to have and engage in a specific time of prayer was unconstitutional. The argument for it centered around what was supposed to be some "...wall of separation between church and state," something that is not even obliquely addressed in our constitution.

The phrase comes from a letter penned by Thomas Jefferson to a church in Danbury, Connecticut. Its intent, according to Jefferson, himself, was to ensure the members of the church that the government would not be engaged in violating their freedom to worship as they please.

The whole idea was twisted by "progressive" minds to mean the EXACT opposite of what Jefferson meant by it, and that twist continues to this day.

People who imagine the greatness of their own minds and thought processes will vehemently disagree, but the facts are the facts. While the letter meant to keep government out of the church, the twist made it seem like the church should be kept out of government. (Kinda weird, since Jefferson actually held worship times in the capitol and wrote his very own version - if greatly subverted - of the Bible).

Today we have organizations whose sole purpose for being is to keep religious thought and practice out of the "public" arena. That, in spite of those who practice convoluted thought patterns that result in false conclusions, is a perversion of what this country was SUPPOSED to be about, according to those who formed it.

Let's take a brief moment to look at the actual phrasing of the Constitution of the United States of America. It won't take too long, and it's pretty easy.

Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people to peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.

Four items are mentioned: religious establishments, speech, the press and peaceful assembly for the purpose of addressing grievances against the government. 

Notice that it does not say that I cannot make a law, that you cannot make a law, that local and/state governments cannot make a law. It says CONGRESS shall make no law. Since the Constitution is a federal document, it is obviously referring to the federal government, not other entities.

It says that Congress can make NO law. NONE. NADA. The Congress of the United States of America, whether the House of Representatives or the Senate, cannot make a law that has to do with (respecting) an establishment (not the establishment) of religion or its free exercise, abridges (affects) the freedom of speech, or of the press or the right of people to gather together to express disagreement with what the government is or is not doing.

That's it! Done! Constitutionally, Congress just can't get involved. Period.

"Well we all know that you can't yell 'Fire" in a crowded theater."

Actually, you can. At least you cannot be prevented from doing so by the federal government. Not according to the Constitution.

Having said that, it is a very bad idea, unless there really is a fire, but Congress can't keep you from doing it. The local gendarmerie, can. Just not the feds.

All of that being said, for the Supreme Court to have ruled anything about prayer at all violates both the word and the spirit of the Constitution.

Since that time, a wild series of crazy "progressive" restrictions, rules and regulations about a myriad of issues has brought us to a time of so-called, political correctness, that has resulted in societal intrusion into freedoms and fear among the nation's inhabitants.

Each intrusion resulted in moving the moral compass's directional indicators to a place they don't belong (like the Tates, above).

Thus we are lost.

So I say again: The problem with our country today is NOT guns, knives and bludgeons. It is NOT poverty. It is NOT right wing or left wing politics. People with a good moral compass don't ever even consider using a weapon of any kind to inflict harm on another without just cause. It just does not happen.

The problem with our country is the total lack of any national moral compass at all.

I don't know how far is too far from which to return. We might already be there. If we are (and both Clinton and Trump give some evidence that we might be), then we are doomed to dissolve into the annals of history, replaced by some unrecognizable entity that lacks both liberty and freedom.

Neither you nor the federal government can keep me from praying, so I pray that we soon discover that our moral compass is found in, and only in, a right relationship to God through His son.

Yep. That's my prayer. It's even my prayer for you.

Thursday, January 19, 2017

This Has Never Happened Before?

Look, there have been four presidents before President Elect Donald Trump who lost the popular vote and won the Electoral College vote. They were:

John Q. Adams

Rutherford B. Hayes

Benjamin Harrison

George W. Bush (Florida notwithstanding).

They all turned out to be "legitimate" presidents and served the country in that office.
o now we have:

Donald Trump

Donald Trump, by ANY measure, is the legitimate next president of the United States of America. Anybody who says otherwise is a stupid box of hot air, and probably a Democrat hack.

So tomorrow he will be today he yesterday he was inaugurated.


Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Speaking of John Lewis

"It will be the first one that I have missed."

John Lewis is a liar.

He missed George W. Bush's inauguration.

In typical Democrat fashion, Lewis believes something is true because he said it, whether it is really true or not.

Why do you suppose Jake didn't call him on this? Maybe he hadn't done real journalism and didn't know it. Maybe he just was so bent on Lewis being believed that he didn't want to expose him.

Guess which.

Watch the whole video HERE.

Monday, January 16, 2017

Dr. Martin Luther King and John Lewis

It was 1964, in St. Augustine, Florida when Dr. Martin Luther King came to town. I was there.

Dr. King had always been one of my heroes, so when I heard he was coming, I decided to join him in his cause.

It was not a safe thing to do, as racist feelings ran deep in St. Augustine. I was accosted by some local vermin as I sat at the lunch counter during a "sit-down" rally, to show my support for them.

Later, I was approached by three toughs who threatened to "...take me out back and cover me with black shoe polish." Fortunately a sheriff's deputy drove up at just the right moment to encourage them to leave me alone.

Later that day, I joined Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s march through St. Augustine. I was way back in the back of the group, but I didn't care. I was part of what I thought was a just cause.

I never met Dr. King, nor did I always agree with him, but I always respected him and held him in high esteem.

Enter Congressman John Lewis.

Back in the march on Selma, Alabama, John Lewis was attacked and beaten by police. He was a staunch ally of Dr. King and seemed to be a real spokesperson for the ideals Dr. King held to.

In ensuing years, Lewis has usually approached civil rights calmly and with at least a semblance of reason and determination. Although we are on different sides of the political fence, I have always thought him to be one who represented the ideals of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

I have changed my mind about Congressman Lewis, something about which I doubt that he cares in the least.

His recent decision to call President-Elect Donald trumps looming presidency "illegitimate" is just absolute sophistry.  It is born, not of reason, but of reverse racism and self-pity because his side lost the election.

President-Elect Donald trump will be a legitimate president. He was elected in accordance with the Constitution of the United States of America. You might not agree with him. You might not like him. You might wish he would go away. That's how I felt about President BO (the amateur president). But in the end, Donald Trump will be the president.

I remember liberals wailing about how we conservatives needed to get over it. President BO (the amateur president) was our president and we should accept it. That's what they said...some of them right here on this blog.

So I say to you liberals, "Donald Trump will be our president. Accept it and let's move on to what we need to do to heal our land."

But what I say won't matter a whit. Liberals are who they are, and they are spoiled, temper-laden, hate-filled brats.

So is Congressman John Lewis.

Today, my hero, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is rolling over in his grave because of the likes of John Lewis and his cohorts.

I'm sorry, Dr. King. They just never were smart enough to really understand what you were all about.

Friday, January 13, 2017

Wait! Can't I Make You Answer My Question?

You can see the whole video HERE.

CNN and other members of the Main Stream Media just can't understand why whoever is at the podium should not absolutely have to recognize them and answer whatever "pointed" question they may have.

For years the MSM has forsaken journalism for ideology and called it "news" and/or "journalism." But what they have done is neither.

Here's the way it has been working:

When a liberal is interviewed by MSM, he/she is usually given softball questions. When the question is something of controversy, the question is phrased in such a way as to invite the one being interviewed to answer in a way that is either a side-step or an answer to a question not asked. Then, whatever the answer, the interviewee goes unchallenged or is asked in a benign way to "clarify." The "clarification" is never questioned.

On the other hand, when a conservative is interviewed by MSM, he'she is given questions that ask for a liberal answer. If one is not forthcoming, the interviewer challenges the interviewee over and over, asking the question several different ways and not being satisfied with any answer the conservative gives.

That all happens because of a hard-core bias of the individual members of the MSM.

It is a bit meaningless to attack MSM as though it exists as a sort of organism. MSM is made up of individuals. Each of its members have been taught to "report" a certain way or have "learned" over time to write from a certain perspective. However, since through the hiring process, those with ideologies that do not fit the editor/owners' points of view are culled out of the recruitment process, the result is a sort of collective that behaves like a single organism.

It is the bent of individual members of MSM to present a leftist perspective, even if it means being inconsistent. That is either how they have been taught or else it is what their editors or owners require.

I once applied for a job with a newspaper known for liberal leanings. As a part of the application, I was given a topic on which to write an article. The article I wrote had a subtle, but discernible, hint of conservatism. When I went for the live interview I was told that my "approach" to the subject was not in keeping with the "approach" that this publication preferred. When I pressed a bit, the interviewer told me that my article was "...a little outside of the views of our newspaper."

At any rate, the result of years of developing leftist perspectives has left self-proclaimed journalists with a bias that is decidedly left leaning and with a sense of power that exceeds the limits of what true journalism is or should be.

With the election of Donald Trump, reporters are going to find themselves in a quandary. Those who have been used to being able to bend the "news" to fit their narrative might well find themselves left out of the press-corps loop.

For many years we have been in a "we have the right to insist that you answer questions they way we want them answered" mode.

With the advent of Donald Trump, hopefully, those days are gone forever. Or at least for a while.

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Monday, January 9, 2017

Friday, January 6, 2017

Unsocial Media and the Main Stream Media

It was an atrocity proudly posted on Face Book. The key word here is "proudly." The people involved wanted everybody to see what they had done.

Don't know what I'm talking about? I'm not surprised. It has hardly gotten any Main Stream Media coverage at all. It was mostly either ignored or moved to one of those "by-the-way" sections of the news cast or news paper.

In Chicago, four black teens kidnapped a handicapped person, beat him, cut him, kicked him, forced him to drink out of a toilet bowl and subjected him to all sorts of other inhumane behaviors. While they were doing these things to him, they were shouting obscene things about Donald Trump, the obvious target of these despicable acts. They also railed against white people.

They were so proud of what they had done that they posted a 30 minute video of it on Face Book. It was graphic, ugly, nasty and scary. But they were proud of it.

Chicago's police chief made a statement about the event, as one might expect. But to say that his statement was soft would be the understatement of the century. He called the episode "...stupid kids doing stupid things..."

Are you kidding me? Imagine what the reaction would have been if this had been perpetrated by four white guys yelling obscenities about Hillary Clinton or President BO (the amateur president) while doing these things to a black handicapped kid. The outrage would have been palpable, and rightly so.

But why do we not see the same outrage from the left over this incident? Where is the condemnation by Black Lives Matters, Jesse Jackson, Al Sharpton, and the other "leaders" of the left?

Back when Trayvon Martin was in the news, President BO (the amateur president) jumped right in, pointing out that Trayvon could have been his own child. Where is he on this event? Of course this poor handicapped kid was white, and could not have been President BO (the amateur president)'s child.

What a difference a hue makes.

I want to pontificate about how these types of events have snowballed in our society because we have raised a generation with no spiritual foundation. I want to preach about how we have abandoned our religious heritage. I want to point out the moment in history when Americans began to forsake God, leading to the hardening of hearts and calling evil good and good evil.

I want to, but I will resist the urge.

You figure it out.

ADDENDUM: Since the initial writing of this post, a couple of MSM outlets have discovered this video, assuring us that this was not a hate crime or racially motivated. Oops! The perps have been arrested on charges of racially motivated hate crimes. So much for MSM's credibility.

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Touchy Feely

You see, here's the thing: Liberals are all about, and only about, emotion.

With liberals it's never "I think...", it's always, "I feel..."

It's never about process, it's all about intent.

Whatever the end result desired, the way there doesn't matter.

Think back to when President BO (the amateur president) was elected the first time. Did you see unending videos of Republicans crying, bawling, stomping their feet, rioting, looting, burning and destroying others' property?

What about the second time he was elected? Then?

No. You saw self-evaluation and determination to find out how to do better next time.

After the first election of President BO (tap), conservatives did not learn their lesson. He got re-elected.

But conservatives kept evaluating and reassessing.

And look what happened.

Monday, January 2, 2017

Meet the Face of the Nation's Press

On January 1, 2017 I watched two "Sunday News" programs, Meet the Press and Face the Nation. They were very different in some ways, yet the same in others.

Meet the Press tried to be optimistic, Face the Nation decidedly pessimistic because of Donald Trump.

According to Face the Nation, Trump is the reason the press had such a hard time during the election. His candor, shooting from the hip and attacks on the press were the reason they "lost credibility" in the eyes of the nation. The press tried so hard to be "objective" by pointing out Trump's shortcomings, Trump's hostility toward them and Trump's understanding of the nature and frustration of the American people. They went so far as to point out their failure to demonstrate Trump's bent toward corruption.

Not a word, though, from Face the Nation about their failure to see the American People's perception of the rampant corruption in the Hillary Clinton camp. Not a word about her scandals, past and/or present. She had "difficulties" because of what others did to her, but she, herself, was, in the eyes of Face the Nation, above reproach.

To Face the Nation, everything that has led to Donald Trump's victory favors Democrats for the next election. ???

Meet the Press, though, tried to show an optimistic face. They resolved to keep a close eye on President Donald Trump, in order to make certain that he did everything right. They missed so many signals about Trump's real position in the race for the presidency. They pledged not to miss that many in the future.

Not a word, though, from Meet the Press about their constant praise for Hillary Clinton, her life, her history and/or her "high qualifications" to be the next president. Not a word about her scandals, past and/or present.

According to both Meet the Press and Face the Nation, listeners, in general, were unfair to the media, who were only "trying to do their job'" (ostensibly journalism).

MSM's failure to cover certain aspects of Hillary Clinton's life and/or campaign so frustrated viewers, listeners and readers so much that it gave rise to so-called Fake News.

Fake News is called fake news because it was not propagated by Main Stream Media, therefore must not be real...false logic if there ever was any.

Now, the so-called Fake News, did (and does) extend itself into many nefarious areas. There were plenty of "conspiracy" theories, exaggerations, made up stuff and just plain lies rampant in Fake News. But there was also a LOT of factual material that was just totally ignored by MSM. They didn't want to hear it and they refused to report it.

The American press still doesn't get who Americans are. They think they are the celebrities, the rich and powerful, and most significantly, the press itself. Most Americans are not any of those things, and do not strive to be.

Both Meet the Press and Face the Nation made fools of themselves, Sunday. They don't know it, and they are bound to repeat it.

Sunday, January 1, 2017

Radical Something for the New Year

A radical Christian group has claimed responsibility for an assailant, believed to have been dressed in a Santa Claus costume, who opened fire at a crowded nightclub in Istanbul during New Year's celebrations, killing at least 39 people and wounding close to 70 others in what the province's governor described as a terror attack.

The attacker was armed with a long-barreled weapon. He killed a policeman and a civilian outside the club at around 1:45 a.m. Sunday before entering and firing on people partying inside. 

He rained bullets in a very cruel and merciless way on innocent people who were there to celebrate New Year's and have fun.

Wait! There's something wrong with that story! I can't quite put my finger on it and I sure don't want to rush to judgement. We don't really "know" who carried out this attack (Wink! Wink!)
Notice how the guy on the right tries to "force his views" on the other guy, while the guy on the left is all peaceful and everything.