Tuesday, January 31, 2017
If liberals are protesting, as they claim, injustice and government abuse they sure do have an odd and hypocritical way of doing it. If one truly has a moral cause one should not let partisan politics sidetrack their zeal…yet leftists almost always do. Wars are bad when waged by Republican presidents but are ignored when waged by Democrats, biblical morality is both bad and in violation of the Anti-Establishment clause when it supports causes on the right but the Pope and other religious leaders are held up as shining examples of humanity when they espouse leftist ideals. The hypocrisy of all of this is of no concern as the media will not report on it and the useful idiots of the left will fail to see it (and will always be available to grab their torches and pitchforks on demand). The outrage-machine of the organized left will continue as long as a Republican resides in the White House. Those in the Democrat leadership will continue to stoke resentment toward the democratic process and peaceful transition of power that have been American hallmarks in a shameful attempt to hold onto power at any cost. If they destroy American democracy in the process is of little concern to them.
Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Monday, September 14, 2015
The “Washington Cartel”, as Ted Cruz calls Fox News, The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times, are known for their bias and can be filtered for it. However other once great publications and commentators have been unmasked for their devotion to the Republican leadership over the concerns of subscribers or conservative voters; National Review, The Weekly Standard and, the relatively new-kid-on-the-block, The Blaze have either openly attacked Trump and his followers or refused to report on his campaign as he “isn’t a serious candidate”. These organizations, along with their writers, commentators or staff, have done nothing but circle their wagons around the GOP leadership in response to the populist support for Donald Trump. Their Twitter Tweets and Facebook posts have one after another hit pieces on Trump while taking it easy on or supporting GOP anointed one, Jeb Bush. While not supporters of Bush the hosts of the Pat & Stu show on Glenn Beck’s The Blaze even hinted that they would be more likely to support a Hillary Clinton candidacy over a Trump one. At one point Glenn Beck himself refused any coverage of Trump but it appears that pressure from his audience is making him back away from that decision. Pat, Stu and Glenn say they only support “Real Conservatives” yet support folks like Rubio and Cruz who have been caught playing go-along-to-get-along political games in the past or Walker, who has proven to a lap-dog of big-business.
We are told the Democrats must be stopped because they want illegals to have a path to citizenship, as they will vote liberal their entire lives, the conservative establishment fails to point out that the corporate world loves illegals as they keep wages low, even if a particular company doesn’t actually hire any. Those same corporate interests make sure that GOP is well paid to keep the status quo. There is very good chance Trump will either self-destruct or be destroyed by his own party over the next year but I honestly believe if that happens the totally disgusted conservative voter will flock to a Carson or Fiorina before getting anywhere near those candidates approved by the GOP, National Review, The Weekly Standard or The Blaze and their campaign against the wishes of the conservative base will not be forgotten soon. Trump, Carson and Fiorina finally give us the ability to thumb our noses at Republican Establishment in a way sitting out the election would not.
Wednesday, August 5, 2015
Monday, August 3, 2015
While I take no joy in the death and destruction caused by the use of atomic weapons at Hiroshima and Nagasaki, I place the blame on the Japanese themselves. After the U.S. cut off oil, steel and other exports to Japan in response to Japanese genocide and aggression in China, Mongolia and other places, Japan felt they were justified in the attack of American forces at Pearl Harbour. Japan fought a brutal war and even when they should have accepted defeat they were teaching the elderly, women and children tactics which might have proven deadly to Allied forces were there a need to invade mainland Japan. Should America have accepted even more deaths in a war they did not start? Should the Japanese public have been forced into mass suicides as were caused by Japanese Government propaganda prior to the invasion of Okinawa and other islands? The use of atomic weapons put an end, once and for all, to a war America did not want in the first place and more than likely saved countless Japanese lives by doing so.
Thursday, April 14, 2011
Time has it wrong yet again, the lead woman in this video has been in the Netherlands for 16 years and still does not speak Dutch! Yet the story portrays Dutch politician Geert Wilders as the bad guy. Just as here in the States immigrants are coming for purely monetary reason with no intention of assimilating. In fact its quite the opposite, those now moving to Europe and America expect the native populations to accomodate them rather than becoming part of the melting pot that Western Democracies have become.
Politically, I am open to diverse views, if an idea is good it is good. I tire of my conservative acquaintances accusing me of being a liberal if I agree with Democrats on an issue just as I dislike when my liberal friends accuse me of being a talk-radio inspired, rabid right-wing automaton when agreeing with the GOP. What bothers most when dealing with the extremists of either stripe is the hypocrisy when it comes to issues. Attack the party in power but then push for the same thing when you hold the power.
This was in full view during the president’s budget speech yesterday. It was full of attacks on items recommended by HIS OWN budget reduction commission; why? Apparently because they were included in Paul Ryan’s Republican budget proposal. In typical Washington fashion, the president thinks we have the attention span of a Labrador Retriever. Many of us do; some of us do not. Mr. President, stop the hypocrisy! I know saying one thing one week and something else the next…like the previous statements never existed is Washington S.O.P.
In 2008 then candidate Obama went on record saying the president does not have the constitutional authority to go to war without the approval of congress. He was attempting to poke at Bush’s war-waging record, failing at the time to realize that Mr. Bush had the approval of congress from the beginning. If this is approval is truly needed why did the President Obama seek the approval of the United Nations, the Arab League and pretty much everyone else rather than the U.S. Congress when sending American Forces to Libya in support of the popular uprising there? A massive case of hypocrisy.
Last week the president urged congress to raise the level of the national debt without conditions as this was vital to the interests of the American public. If uncontrolled government spending is a good thing then why did then Sen. Obama vote against raising the debt limit in 2006? Might it have something to with just being contrary to a Republican president? Hypocrisy runs amok.
While I disagree with the president on most issues I have supported some of his education and transportation proposals because they were good ideas not because I like the man or the party. Conversely I disagree with the Republicans on many issues that affect the middle-class; I am a conservative, not a rubber stamp. Rather than killing the messenger because one does not like the message, the hypocrisy in Washington has gotten to the level where the messenger is killed no matter what the message.