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Shocked and Shocking in the “Casa Blanca” tradition

Woke up this morning with some sense of anticipation.  Went in, turned on the TV, went to C-SPAN 2 hoping to watch what has been held out as dramatic expected testimony.  Three highly placed “Whistle-blowers” were going to spill all regarding Benghazi and the cover-up that brought Obama election victory in November 2011.

Some speculate the results of the testimony before the House committee, could result in the impeachment and removal Obama from office of President.

Got to C-SPAN 2 and there saw the banner as one-minute speeches on not-so-interesting topics were being given by members of the House.  The banner read that the hearings were on C-SPAN 3!!

I don’t think there is a television on the planet that has C-SPAN 3!!!

Given that my Netbook was not working well, I couldn’t get to C-SPAN 3!!  Fox News I understood from listening to the Rush Limbaugh show, was doing wall to wall coverage.  Unfortunately I don’t have access to Fox.  But no worries… surely this major news event would get coverage elsewhere.

To my “shock” and “surprise” – there were no other media outlets with coverage.  Later I would catch the gripping story of the witnesses via re-broadcasts once I got to a real computer (I hate my netbook and it’s linux os!).

But how many other’s will have that testimony?  Delayed for 8 months, and now buried by the media, these courageous whistle blowers deserve better – as do the four who died for their country – largely due to the political scheming of those ambitious for a presidency (one wanted a second term – the other looking to 2016 to become the first woman president).


You’ve got to wonder when “let them eat cake” line coming!

They cut out the White House tours, but not the $184,000 an hour plane rides for our joy riding prez.  He is traveling on some legitimate business – granted.  But how many trips to Hawaii, how much traveling out for golf with Tiger?  How much extravagance will the “vice” prez stack up when he hits foreign shores?

Reported by Drudge:

On it goes.  This is soooo reminiscent of the French aristocracy and its extravagances, that Obama should be shivering in his boots.  Especially as the results of ObamaCare continue to come in.  Already talk of retiring physicians (6 of 10 reported to be on this track).  Companies to trim work forces below limits of 50 to avoid mandates for health care.
Meanwhile the senate’s first budget in four years has no cuts and a trillion in new taxes.
When can we come up for air?  When will enough be enough?  Our foreign policies are proving failures on almost every continent.  Benghazi questions go unanswered, and our president storms the middle east with “charm” as his answer to the Israeli / Palestinian conflict.
Oh my aching ears and eyes from seeing /hearing these reports!!
But one thing is certain – hopefully – things must get worse before they get better – before Americans wake-up to the nightmare they’ve installed at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave.
Hate to end on such a note!  Hopefully some will take this comfort below, and to those who cannot, remember – “this too shall pass.”
Psalm 146: 3-5

3Do not put your trust in princes,

in human beings, who cannot save.

4When their spirit departs, they return to the ground;

on that very day their plans come to nothing.

5Blessed are those whose help is the God of Jacob,

whose hope is in the Lord their God.

“FREE” Health Insurance for Everyone!!!! ?????

English: Barack Obama signing the Patient Prot...

English: Barack Obama signing the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act at the White House Español: Barack Obama firmando la Ley de Protección al Paciente y Cuidado de Salud Asequible en la Casa Blanca (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

CNSNews.com) – In a final regulation issued Wednesday, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) assumed that under Obamacare the cheapest health insurance plan available in 2016 for a family will cost $20,000 for the year.”

I’m tickled pink and just plain gregarious over this bit of news!  I thought the pain of medical care would go away under our fearless Leader, Kim Il Obama, but now I’m overjoyed to know the pain will gain!

A good thing we turned this over to the government and ignored those Republicans who want to keep health care, and all, ALL, associated issues with health care – in private hands.

Here’s to the all powerful and knowing government of Barack!

Liberal’s carry their defeat with them

“…Churchill and Ronald Reagan are the two statesmen I know who regarded the Soviet Union as weak, even at the height of its power, because it was built on self-contradictory propositions and its system led to obvious and repeated injustices. Churchill believed that also of the socialist government to which he lost in 1946.”   Larry P. Arnn President,  Hillsdale College, November 7, 2012

So too, can the regime of liberalism led by Barack Obama be viewed in similar light.  Its foundational principles, its programs, ambitions, and goals – simply are not realistic – based upon false principles or premises.  People are very careful to not identify those principles the present government powers hold to so firmly:

1.  An elite, not the “masses”, should rule.

2.  Everything belongs to the government and corporations, distributed as seems best to the elites, to the little people.

3.  All the privileges of feudal lords, now reside with the governmental and corporate elites.

These are the foundations of fascism.  They inherently deny all that the heart holds for the dignity of man and self-respect.  It will be defeated.


Remember: Government spends whatever it can


We don’t have the votes in the Senate, but wouldn’t it be refreshing to going down for principle?  Pray tell, what have we to lose?  Pass a Conservative bill and make the Senate/Obama kill it.  They would be the ones causing a tax hike for the middle income earners, then, not us.


Short, sweet and simple solution to fiscal cliff

“No revenue is sufficient without economy.” — Ben Franklin, Founding Father

Modern day rendition of the thought:

“It’s clear the president is just not serious about cutting spending. But spending is the problem,” Boehner said at a news conference earlier today. “The president wants to pretend spending isn’t the problem. That’s why we don’t have an agreement.” — John Boehner, Speaker of the House


“Even when the very hot place (H***) freezes over – we will not surrender!”

Official portrait of United States House Speak...

Official portrait of United States House Speaker (R-Ohio). (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

No, this is not about Global Freezing (or whatever).  It is about an attitude the Republican Party needs to adopt in its bargaining with a Democrat Senate and Presidency.  The quote above is of me – it should be House Speaker John Boehner!

In Article 1 of the Constitution, we find “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.”

Do you think that is leverage when talking about a “Fiscal” or revenue, “Cliff?”

Do you think that Speaker Boehner can get the bill he favors passed in the House and sent to the Senate, that he claims could pass both houses?

Would this not put President Obama in the hot seat, in that if the “Fiscal Cliff” and huge increase of taxes hits the middle-income earners – and would not that be HIS problem at that time, if he chooses to vetoe the bill, and finally make it clear that the GOP can’t be counted upon to always do its “Fall Guy” routine?

Why in the world cannot the GOP take the offensive on this issue, they control the House but keep doing “Mother May I” requests of the President.

Power brokers – in order to have credibility as such – sometimes must exert their power.  Is it not the time to draw a line, and take the initiative?

You have to wonder… Blackmail already done?

The late Federal Bureau of Investigation director, J. Edgar Hoover, was known to use information on public figures, to manipulate them, silence them and so on.  This is not a practice new to him, or exclusive to him, either.  There is a sequence of events that beg for more information than we presently have, or may ever have.  Most recent:  The scandal around CIA Director David Petraeus’ affair with a biographer.

That sequence of events is around Benghazi, Libya – and the fateful night of September 11, 2012, that saw 4 Americans murdered, including Ambassador John Stevens.   Includes a trip to Benghazi by Director (former 4-star General) Petraeus, who friends indicated was conducting a “personal” assessment and investigation of the event.  What were his conclusions?  Unknown to the public.  As the world knows, his resignation has delayed Congressional hearings, and so on.  Hopefully it has freed-up the General to reveal whatever his findings were to Congressional panels.

But if they were to reflect negatively on the Administration and its players (Hillary Clinton, UN Ambassador Rice, prior decisions regarding security of embassies for that day, any denials of requests by Stevens to gird up security in Benghazi, etc.) – perhaps the blackmail suppressed and suppresses the results of his investigation.

On so many levels, this sordid episode in American history, challenges us.  Accountability is a must.

Mike Mitchell

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