The White House on Thursday cut a deal with its closest labor allies to blunt the impact of a new tax on high-cost insurance policies — and blunt their protests against the health reform plan.
Democrats couldn’t eliminate the tax on union members’ high-cost insurance policies altogether but did put off the effective date until 2018, but only for labor agreements and state and local government workers. Read more: http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0110/31527.html#ixzz0cgeCVtYl
Wow, That's fair isn't it?
Tuesday, January 05, 2010
C-SPAN Challenges Congress to Open Health Care Talks to TV Coverage

Anybody remember how our Fearless Leader made this "transparency" issue a cornerstone of his campaign? Especially during the debates??

"The head of C-SPAN has implored Congress to open up the last leg of health care reform negotiations to the public, as top Democrats lay plans to hash out the final product among themselves.
C-SPAN CEO Brian Lamb wrote to leaders in the House and Senate Dec. 30 urging them to open "all important negotiations, including any conference committee meetings," to televised coverage on his network.
"The C-SPAN networks will commit the necessary resources to covering all of the sessions LIVE and in their entirety," he wrote."

Anybody think that Barry and the Dems will actually allow this?


http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2010/01/05/c-span-challenges-congress-open-health-care-talks-tv-coverage/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%253A+foxnews%252Fpolitics+%2528Text+-+Politics%2529


Maybe when hell freezes over.
Obama gives Interpol free hand in U.S.

Pay attention boys and girls, we're making history again, and not in a good way.

"There are multiple reasons why this Obama decision is so deeply disturbing. First, the Obama order reverses a 1983 Reagan administration decision in order to grant Interpol, the International Criminal Police Organization, two key privileges. First, Obama has granted Interpol the ability to operate within the territorial limits of the United States without being subject to the same constitutional restraints that apply to all domestic law enforcement agencies such as the FBI. Second, Obama has exempted Interpol's domestic facilities -- including its office within the U.S. Department of Justice -- from search and seizure by U.S. authorities and from disclosure of archived documents in response to Freedom of Information Act requests filed by U.S. citizens. Think very carefully about what you just read: Obama has given an international law enforcement organization that is accountable to no other national authority the ability to operate as it pleases within our own borders, and he has freed it from the most basic measure of official transparency and accountability, the FOIA."


http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/opinion/Obama-gives-Interpol-free-hand-in-U_S_-8697583-80291137.html
Friday, January 01, 2010
Some salient points from Charles Krauthammer:





'This is all quite mad even in Obama’s terms. He sends 30,000 troops to fight terror overseas, yet if any terrorists come to attack us here, they are magically transformed from enemy into defendant.



The logic is perverse. If we find Abdulmutallab in an al-Qaeda training camp in Yemen, where he is merely preparing for a terror attack, we snuff him out with a Predator — no judge, no jury, no qualms. But if we catch him in the United States in the very act of mass murder, he instantly acquires protection not just from execution by drone but even from interrogation.'

Read the whole article http://article.nationalreview.com/?q=ZWI2MGE2YTE4MzM4M2QyMTE5ZWE0OWI0Y2E3OTZiMGU=



When this moron was dragged off the plane, he should have been taken straight to GITMO.






Saturday, December 26, 2009
The Labor Movement strikes again!

Michelle Berry runs a private day-care service from her home on the outskirts of this city, the birthplace of General Motors. "The Berry Patch," as she calls the service, features overstuffed purple gorillas, giant cartoon murals, and a playroom covered in Astroturf. Her clients are mostly low-income parents who need child care to keep their jobs in a city that now has a 26% unemployment rate.
Ms. Berry owns her own business—yet the Michigan Department of Human Services claims she is a government employee and union member. The agency thus withholds union dues from the child-care subsidies it sends to her on behalf of her low-income clients. Those dues are funneled to a public-employee union that claims to represent her. The situation is crazy—and it's happening elsewhere in the country.

Check the rest of the article out courtesy of The Wall Street Journal:

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748703478704574612341241120838.html

Hope-N-Change Baby!!
Tuesday, November 24, 2009
LOOK AT WHAT HE'S READING....



On his way to play 18.


Wow, this "free world leadin' shit" is stressful.

narcissism: love of or sexual desire for one's own body

Friday, November 20, 2009
AND THE OSCAR GOES TO........
This year it's a lock for best actor!
Monday, November 16, 2009




Ya gotta give him credit for being consistent, he's been at the wheel of this economic Edsel for less than a year and every single thing he's accomplished so far has dug a far larger hole than than he started with while "speechifying" every damn day the exact opposite.

Things are pickin' up in all 57 states!

http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/jobs-saved-created-congressional-districts-exist/story?id=9097853

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Sunday, November 08, 2009
WHAT A DIFFERENCE 4 YEARS MAKES


Fancy Nancy Pelosi was able to shepherd the house bill on wealth redistribution aka socialized medicine through immediately.




Of course, in 2005 that was an outrage.










Most ethical Congress EVAH! The Queen has a short memory.


Of course none of the bills passed yet under
"Teh One" have been posted on the web as promised either, and his Lordship was very clear about that on the campaign trail.
Most transparent administration EVAH!
My ass.







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Friday, November 06, 2009




Another classic example of "Teh One" lost without a his "right hand" TOTUS.
It was appalling enough The Precedent felt the need to ramble on and "give a shout out" to his cronies while the whole nation was anxiously watching & listening for him to specifically address the mass murder at Fort Hood, then he didn't even get his "shout out" right.
"I hear that Dr. Joe Medicine Crow was around, and so I want to give a shout-out to that Congressional Medal of Honor* winner. It’s good to see you. (Applause.)"
Short memory ya got there Barry. It was just last August when you bestowed upon the good Doctor the Congressional Medal Of Freedom. Those are two very different honors champ!
Exit Question: Will ABC, NBC, CBS, NPR, MSNBC, CNN, NYT, etc. even mention it?



Thomas Sowell on Dismantling America

Read the whole article at RCP by clicking the title above!













Barack Obama has not only said that he is out to "change the United States of America," the people he has been associated with for years have expressed in words and deeds their hostility to the values, the principles and the people of this country.
Jeremiah Wright said it with words: "God damn America!" Bill Ayers said it with bombs that he planted. Community activist goons have said it with their contempt for the rights of other people.
Among the people appointed as czars by President Obama have been people who have praised enemy dictators like Mao, who have seen the public schools as places to promote sexual practices contrary to the values of most Americans, to a captive audience of children.
Those who say that the Obama administration should have investigated those people more thoroughly before appointing them are missing the point completely. Why should we assume that Barack Obama didn't know what such people were like, when he has been associating with precisely these kinds of people for decades before he reached the White House?
Nothing is more consistent with his lifelong patterns than putting such people in government-- people who reject American values, resent Americans in general and successful Americans in particular, as well as resenting America's influence in the world.

A four-hour stop in New Orleans, on his way to a $3 million fundraiser.
Snubbing the Dalai Lama.
Signing off on a secret deal with drug makers.
Freezing out a TV network.
Doing more fundraisers than the last president. More golf, too.
President Barack Obama has done all of those things — and more.
Teh One get's a pass on everything. Read the full story at Politico
H/T to HotAir

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Sunday, October 25, 2009
IT WAS A PRESIDENTIAL FAILURE IN 2004, BUT NOW?

Here's a quote from Lurch back in 2004 opining about vaccination shortages being GWB's fault. How about todays vaccine shortage, wouldn't that be "Teh One"'s fault as well, Lurch?



"Kerry Ad Says Flu Vaccine Shortage Is Typical of Bush’s Policy Blunders"
Sen. John F. Kerry jumped on the flu-vaccine shortage yesterday with a new television ad blaming the situation on President Bush.
In what may be the first presidential campaign commercial dealing with the flu, the Democratic nominee is trying to portray the vaccine squeeze as typical of the president’s mishandling of health care.
In the ad, a narrator says:
“Seniors and children wait. Not enough vaccines for pregnant women. A George Bush mess.”
Kerry spokesman Chad Clanton [said] “The American people want flu shots, not more excuses why George W. Bush dropped the ball.”
Howard KurtzOctober 17, 2004http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A38743-2004Oct16.html
DOUBLE STANDARD? BIASED MEDIA? OBAMA LOVING SYCOPHANTS??? Just the MSM doing it's duty to it's Messiah.
Thursday, August 20, 2009
HOLY FRICKIN' MOLY
10:45 P.M. Thursday... I just watched Anderson Cooper on CNN ask Ron Paul in an interview if Congressman Paul though it was "productive" when protesters held up signs of Barack Obama with a "Hitler" mustache......Mr Paul ( to his credit) didn't think it was productive.


I don't recall Anderson Cooper ever being the least bit concerned, or ever mentioning the numerous times GW Bush was depicted in print as "Bushhitler" do you???????

What a fucking hack. Bought and paid for "hack".....hope an change baby!!!
Sunday, August 09, 2009
OBAMA APPROVED POLITICAL SPEECH





































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REMEMBER!! HILLARY SAID:
DISSENT IS PATRIOTIC!!
UNLESS OF COURSE YOU'RE A SENIOR CITIZEN THAT DOESN'T WANT OBAMACARE! IN THAT CASE YOU ARE UN-AMERICAN.........
FUNNY HOW THAT WORKS ISN'T???
DEMOCRAT PROTESTERS ARE PATRIOTIC, BUT REPUBLICAN PROTESTERS ARE UN-AMERICAN.....
HOPE-N-CHANGE YOU CAN'T LIVE WITH.

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Friday, July 24, 2009
JUST CUZ I HAVE TIME NOW

I'm not sure if anybody still checks on this blog, or even gives a shit, BUT, I have some some extra time on my hands as of today so WTF...



In these perilous, awful, economically "crippling" times, let me share some in-sight as to why the country is a fucked up mess.



As most of you know, I'm in the real estate biz, and since April 1st, I have sold 7 properties in Northeast Indiana. Oddly enough, people still have jobs, still have kids, and still want and need to own their own home.



The hilarious part of it is, all of the government programs in place to "help" every slug and their idiot brother buy there own "twiced-wide" have actually caused so many layers of regulation that the average family can't get a mortgage without ALL the money down, and even then, they'll have 120 days worth of scrutiny that is akin to Dr. Mengele's inquiries into your ethnic heritage.



Of ALL 7 transactions SOLD since April 1st, I have CLOSED 1. YES ONE. All clients have over 700 credit scores, all have impeccable credit, all have debt to income ratio's less than 40% and all have money down ranging from FHA (cuz the rate is artificially subsidized and low so it steals from regional banks) 3.5 % to 20%.... None of the other 5 has closed BECAUSE of 4 months worth of burdensome regulations on lending and respa (real estate settlement procedures act) as investigations go on as to the authenticity, financial veracity, and of course ethnic background of sellers & buyers. Thank GOD we have the Government to help us streamline the real estate sales process. All my mortgage loan business (until now) has gone to a major player in the biz that ryhmes with "Fells Cargo". Draw your own conclusions why I do not, and will not do business with them, 5th 3rd, Chase, etc. ever again. There is NO maor lender that isn't beholden to FEDERAL HORSESHIT.



Any major bank that has (or has had foisted upon them) any kind of TARP money is sucking major dick as of this point to satisfy layers upon layers of fed horseshit.



My wife and I have both been annual multi-million producer for years in the mortgage & real state business and have NEVER encountered ANYTHING as onorous as this.



You can be a Rockefeller with HALF the money down, an 800 FICO, and a 20 year job and it will take you 120 days to close on a $50 property.....


If you think waiting 120 days to close is a pain in the ass, just wait until your Messiah and Democratic Congess passes Cap & Trade (energy bill) whereby EVERY home sold will have to meet new "energy efficient" criteria (like 90% furnaces, double glazed windows, etc)...



Hope and fuckin' change baby,



Let's just KILL the real estate business so we can all live in the fuckin' projects...
Monday, May 11, 2009









The following is a list, in reverse chronological order, of the Obama administration's overseas apologies and clarifications to date:



April 18: "We have at times been disengaged, and at times we sought to dictate our terms. But I pledge to you that we seek an equal partnership. There is no senior partner and junior partner in our relations."-- President Obama, at the Summit of the Americas in Port of Spain, Trinidad


April 16: "Too often, the United States has not pursued and sustained engagement with our neighbors. We have been too easily distracted by other priorities and have failed to see that our own progress is tied directly to progress throughout the Americas. My administration is committed to renewing and sustaining a broader partnership between the United States and the hemisphere on behalf of our common prosperity and our common security."-- President Obama, in an op-ed that appeared in U.S. and Latin American newspapers prior to the Summit of the Americas


April 6: "I know there have been difficulties these last few years. I know that the trust that binds us has been strained, and I know that strain is shared in many places where the Muslim faith is practiced. Let me say this as clearly as I can: the United States is not at war with Islam."-- President Obama, in Ankara, Turkey


April 3: "In America, there's a failure to appreciate Europe's leading role in the world. Instead of celebrating your dynamic union and seeking to partner with you to meet common challenges, there have been times where America has shown arrogance and been dismissive, even derisive. But in Europe, there is an anti-Americanism that is at once casual but can also be insidious. Instead of recognizing the good that America so often does in the world, there have been times where Europeans choose to blame America for much of what's bad. On both sides of the Atlantic, these attitudes have become all too common. They are not wise. ... They threaten to widen the divide across the Atlantic and leave us both more isolated."-- President Obama, in Strasbourg, France


April 2: "It is true, as my Italian friend has said, that the (economic) crisis began in the U.S. I take responsibility, even if I wasn't even president at the time."-- President Obama, at the G20 in London, as reported by Germany's Der Spiegel


April 2: "I would like to think that with my election and the early decisions that we've made, that you're starting to see some restoration of America's standing in the world."-- President Obama, at G20 summit in London


April 1: "If you look at the sources of this crisis, the United States certainly has some accounting to do with respect to a regulatory system that was inadequate."-- President Obama, at a press conference ahead of the G20 in London


March 25: "I feel very strongly we have a co-responsibility (for drug-fueled violence in Mexico). ... Our insatiable demand for illegal drugs fuels the drug trade. Our inability to prevent weapons from being illegally smuggled across the border to arm these criminals causes the deaths of police officers, soldiers and civilians."-- Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, en route to Mexico City


Jan. 26: "All too often the United States starts by dictating ... and we don't always know all the factors that are involved. So let's listen. And I think if we do that, then there's a possibility at least of achieving some breakthroughs. ... My job to the Muslim world is to communicate that the Americans are not your enemy. We sometimes make mistakes. We have not been perfect."-- President Obama, in an interview with Al Arabiya


The Obama administration has also expressed plenty of regret stateside as it rolls back some of Bush's counter-terrorism policies. The president, for instance, acknowledged potential "mistakes" as he addressed CIA employees April 20 and discussed his ban of enhanced interrogation techniques.
"Don't be discouraged that we have to acknowledge potentially we've made some mistakes. That's how we learn," Obama said.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.


Let's just give up now. Why prolong it.

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Tuesday, April 07, 2009
Seriously?
Did I actually hear Obama use the phrase "They're gonna hafta" today while referring to the onus of self governance being placed upon the Iraqi people?

Out with the old brain surgeon, in with the new brain surgeon....I guess.

I was not too worried about Obama getting elected because he could make pretty (yet completely meaningless) speeches and could keep the nation's morons pacified (because everybody knows the secret to winning elections is simply to master the art of converting the "brain dead" into the "brainwashed"). However, now he's trying to "do things."

I wish someone (ahem, RINO morons)....and I mean ANYONE (AHEM....RINO MORONS...) would rise to the challenge and kick this administration directly in the proverbial "stones." They sure as hell deserve it.

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