Archive for January, 2010

Rush Limbaugh’s Letter to President Obama

January 28, 2010
RUSH: I penned a message to Obama that I would like to deliver now.  Because Mr. Obama, I think it’s time we had a heart to heart talk.  Let me be the father that you never had or never really knew, because I think you need some guidance.  It’s time to man up.  It’s time to grow up.  That speech last night was an embarrassment.  You couldn’t focus, you lashed out in all directions, you refused to accept responsibility for your own actions, and you were angry.  And he was, folks! He was mad.  Being president is a big job.  It’s a big responsibility.  You wanted the position, Barack.  You campaigned for it.  You told the public to trust you with it, and they elected you — and you’re now president of the greatest country mankind has ever known, and yet you act like this was all coming to you, like you deserve it, that you’re better than the people you are supposed to serve and that you have no tolerance for debate or dissent.  That’s not the way it works as president, Barack.  We have a Constitution, we have checks and balances, we have separation of powers, we have states — and most of all, we have the people.  You don’t get to impose your programs and policies on the nation and the people without our consent.  

This is a representative republic, not a banana republic, and let me remind you: Karl Marx and Saul Alinsky are not our Founding Fathers.  This is a nation built on individuality, built on liberty, free markets, and faith.  Yet you, Barack, demand fidelity to a different belief system: A system that crushes individual initiative and free will.  The president does not berate Supreme Court justices who are guests of the Congress and who have no ability to respond to your attacks.  You’ve made such a mess of things, Barack, and it’s time to stop deluding yourself. It’s time to stop blaming others.  You are delusional.  You are delirious.  It’s time for you to assume the responsibilities of a president rather than pretending to be one.  

You’ve driven the nation’s debt over the edge.  It is your responsibility to fix it now.  Otherwise, our young people will have no future.  You were wrong to grant terrorists constitutional rights. Even the libs in New York don’t want the trial there now!  You, Mr. President, are endangering the security of this nation.  Now fix it!  Reverse course, and end the terrorists — all of them — back to Guantanamo Bay, where they belong.  You are wrong to nationalize one industry after another from automobiles to banks.  You are destroying competition and jobs.  You need to stop what you were doing before million of more families go broke from your misguided policies.  It’s not too late to stop this.  I know you’re not going to stop it because last night you said you don’t quit, and I know what you mean.  

You’re gonna keep plugging for the same agenda, which is going to destroy this country even more — which makes me think, Barack, that’s your objective.  You know, Barack, unlike most presidents you’re dealing with a Congress that has super majorities in both houses, fellow Democrats.  It amazes me that with all the talk about your ability to persuade and communicate, that you can’t even hold your own party members together anymore.  Is that Bush’s fault, too? Is it is fault of the banks and the insurance companies and the lobbyists that you can’t keep your own Democrat Party unified — or is it a problem with your leadership, Barack, or lack of leadership?  It’s the latter, Mr. President. I’ll tell you, you are not a leader. You are an agitator and an organizer, and a process guy, but you are not a leader.  It is you who are doing something wrong.  

The people in Virginia don’t like it.  The people in New Jersey don’t like it.  The people in Massachusetts don’t like it.  The people in Massachusetts and all over the country have the ability to inform themselves outside of your sycophant press corps, and they are doing so.  Members of your own governing majority don’t like what you are doing.  I mean, this calls for some self-reflection and some circumspection.  Has it occurred to you, Mr. President, even once that you’re not as cool as you think you are?  Has it occurred to you that you are screwing up?  And if it has, are you happy about that?  Has it occurred to you that you have a great deal to learn and that you need to take your own measure, or are you Mr. Perfect?  Are you God-sent?  

Are you The One that you’ve been waiting for?  See, I have a little concern there may be a psychological issue at play here.  I don’t say this to demean you, Barack.  I say it because I’m concerned.  I mean, Tom Daschle was always “concerned” and I like the word. I’m concerned.  You seem to have a whole lot of enemies, at least in your own mind.  A partial list would include Fox News, insurance companies, banks, oil companies, the “special interests,” the Supreme Court, Republicans, talk show hosts, executives, anyone or any business that earns over $250,000 a year, mortgage companies, credit card companies — and the list goes on and on and on.  You have the longest enemies list of anybody I’ve ever known.  

These people are not your enemies, though, Barack.  They are Americans.  They are part of this country.  They are part of what makes the nation work.  You are not.  You have nothing to do, and have had nothing to do, with this nation’s greatness.  You can’t lay claim to greatness on any scale, not even rhetorical.  But you have no direct relationship to the greatness of this country.  You are damaging the possibility of further greatness.  Nevertheless, like a bully, you continue to threaten all of these people.  The Supreme Court, Big Oil, Big Pharmaceutical, Big Retail, talk show hosts, Fox News, the list goes on.  You threaten anybody who does not agree with you.  You try to intimidate them.  You smear them.  Your sycophantic media goes right along and carries your water. But this is not what presidents do.  

You’re supposed to lead not by threatening people but by encouraging them, by embracing them, by thanking them, by inspiring them.  Most of all you don’t seem to appreciate the magnificence of this nation!  I know you don’t.  The way you’ve been educated about this country it’s painfully obvious.  You think this country is guilty, period. Guilty and unjust.  You seem to think this country needs to be torn down so you can rebuild it.  But you were elected to be president, not some kind of dictator.  You must operate within the confines of the Constitution.  You are not bigger than the law, and you are not bigger than the people.  You were elected to serve the people, not dictate to them.  Anyway, I’m sure this little lecture will not do you much good, particularly given the spectacle of your speech last night.  You really are full of yourself.  But I truly hope that this little talk does do you some good down the way, because something is going to have to change in you or we are doomed for at least the next three years.  

 
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What is leadership?

January 28, 2010

To tell you what leadership is, I must first tell you what it is not.  Leadership is not constantly blaming somebody else for their problems.  Leadership is taking ownership of a problem and finding the solution.  Barack Obama is the problem and the American people will give you the solution in 2012.

One of the tests of leadership is the ability to recognize a problem before it becomes an emergency.

Americans’ State of Mind

January 27, 2010

UPDATE:  The Senate just passed a bill that will raise the federal debt ceiling to just over $14 trillion dollars.  To think they honestly have no idea why we are so pissed off!

This country, with its institutions, belongs to the people who inhabit it. Whenever they shall grow weary of the existing Government, they can exercise their constitutional right of amending it, or their revolutionary right to dismember or overthrow it.  — Abraham Lincoln.

DEMOCRATS NEW DEAL TO PASS OBAMACARE

January 25, 2010

 

 

As it stands, the House bill and Senate bill have major discrepancies. Reid does not have 60 votes to pass a compromise bill that would no doubt include some of the radical provisions House members have demanded.

But if the House passes the exact Senate bill that passed by a 60-39 Senate vote last month, there is no need for a conference on the bill. It will go directly to the president’s desk.

First, the House will pass the Senate’s Obamacare bill that passed the Senate in December. The House leadership will vote on the Senate bill, and Pelosi will allow no amendments or modifications to the Senate bill.

Behind closed doors, Reid and Pelosi have agreed in principle that changes to the Senate bill will be made to satisfy liberal House members — but only after the Senate bill is passed and signed into law by Obama.

Reid will provide Pelosi a letter signed by 52 Democratic senators indicating they will pass the major changes, or “fixes,” the House Democrats are demanding. Again, these fixes will be approved by the Senate only after Obama signs the Senate bill into law.

Reid also has agreed to bypass Senate cloture and filibuster rules and claim that these modifications fall under “reconciliation” and don’t need 60 Senate votes.

So much for transparency!  The Democratic House members need to listen to their constituents and vote no!!  Nothing this good for Americans should be held behind closed-door meetings and contain sweetheart deals.

 SOURCE: http://newsmax.com/Headline/pelosi-reid-healthcare-obama/2010/01/24/id/347820?s=al&promo_code=9600-1

Scott Brown Was Only The Beginning

January 25, 2010

They think we are on board with all of their ambitions.  They think they own our vote.  They think they won’t lose in 2012.  THEY BETTER THINK AGAIN!

This country, with its institutions, belongs to the people who inhabit it. Whenever they shall grow weary of the existing Government, they can exercise their constitutional right of amending it, or their revolutionary right to dismember or overthrow it.  — Abraham Lincoln.

TEAM O’BRIEN

January 13, 2010

   

NBC made a huge mistake when they chose Jay Leno over Conan O’Brien.  “The Dentist” will always come back! 

Conan O’Brien was always better than NBC!  Jay Leno’s ratings will never be the same.

Return of the Dixiecrats

January 11, 2010

The States’ Rights Democratic Party was a short-lived splinter group that broke from the Democratic Party in 1948. The States’ Rights Democratic Party opposed racial integration and wanted to retain Jim Crow laws and white supremacy. The party’s slogan was “Segregation Forever!” Members of the States’ Rights Democratic Party were often known as Dixiecrats.

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada described in private then-Sen. Barack Obama as “light skinned” and “with no Negro dialect, unless he wanted to have one.” 

Reid’s racially insensitive comments should not be overlooked and the apology should not be accepted.  Time and time again, Reid and others from the democratic party have made controversial remarks with little regard to  the consequences.

Democratic Rep. John Dingell of Michigan compared the then-GOP-controlled House to “the Duma and the Reichstag” — referring to the legislature set up by Czar Nicholas II of Russia and the German Weimar Republic’s parliament, which brought Adolf Hitler to power.

House Ways and Means Committee, Democrat Charlie Rangel of New York  called President George W. Bush “our Bull Connor.” Who was Bull Connor? He was the racist Birmingham, Ala., public safety commissioner who turned fire hoses on civil rights marchers in the 1960s.

Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill of Missouri commented about the administration’s response to Hurricane Katrina, she said, “George Bush let people die on rooftops in New Orleans because they were poor and because they were black.”

Democratic Rep. Barney Frank of Massachusetts, who also accused Bush of racism in responding to Hurricane Katrina? Incredibly, he offered this conspiracy theory: Bush (SET ITAL) wanted (END ITAL) blacks to leave Louisiana to make it a more solidly Republican red state. Frank called this “ethnic cleansing by inaction.”

Did we ever get an apology from Al Gore, for Brazile’s assertion that the Republican Party possesses a “white-boy attitude” ? 

The only “Game Change” I’ll be reading this year will be the election results!  The Dixiecrats should save their apologies for ObamaCare.

CONGRATULATIONS OHIO STATE BUCKEYES

January 1, 2010