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>100 Days To Destroy America

>Barak Obama should have listened to renowned economist Milton Freidman instead of billionaire Warren Buffet because this country is in trouble. It has taken scarcely one hundred days for this babbling buffoon from Chicago to destroy a nation. And what is most surprising is that twenty years ago Milton Freidman predicted this would happen in his book Money Michief. Don White writes about Freidman’s errie prophesy and how everything he predicted is coming about. It’s not easy to talk or write about this, but every American needs to settle down and face up to where in such a short time President Obama has taken our country. Are we headed for the woes of hyperinflation, the likes of which we’ve never seen? I’m afraid so. But God forbid that it becomes as bad as Zimbabwe where it takes a ten billion-dollar Zimbabwe note to buy a loaf of bread. Click onto the story here.

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>Ship Gitmo Prisoners To Alaska

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by Don White

Is there a wrong way to make a mistake?. That’s what I and many others consider closing down Guantánamo. If he was going to close Giutmo, the prison camp, Obama did the right thing in making it a presidential order, despite comments of New York Law School visiting professor, Brandt Goldstein in a Huffington story. The president did it quickly and decisively, pleasing his supporters and angering the right.

Goldstein suggests Congress enact a law so that Gitmo can never be reopened, making sure Mitt Romney, a possible new president in four years, doesn’t reverse this decision if all doesn’t go well under the inexperienced Obama. I’ve got news for you, Goldy, all presidential decisions can be reversed by subsequent presidents. Look what Obama has done already to the conservative Bush mandates such as abortion.



But Obama has far more important things on his plate right now than inviting a Congressional fight that would divide, not unite the country. He needs to concentrate on ending the wars, leveling the economic playing field without taxing away our ability in America to create jobs, giving make-work infrastructure jobs to all non-whites (as suggest by Robert Reich), solving the Social Security puzzle, and determining how not to raise taxes on anyone making less than $250,000. Did I say that? Yes, he won’t raise enough money to pay for his extravagant multi-trillion-dollar spending bills with just taxing the rich who make over $250,000 a year. Mark my words. When he’s done he will have incresed taxes on everyone making more than $50,000 a year.



Indeed, his plate is full. He doesn’t need dissent – he’s got plenty of that already, what with his announcement he will raise energy prices drastically to keep his “green” promises. He wants to revert to a seldom used Senate rule called “Reconciliation” where the Senators have only 20 hours to consider spending bills coming up from the House. If he is successful in stifling debate in the Senate we might as well not have a Senate. That is the body that is charged with lengthy debate. Senators are supposed to be our brightest and best debaters, our last hope against tyranny. If this happens, mark my words — no these are Rush Limbaugh’s and Sean Hanity’s — we will then be a dictatorship, why stop at socialistic regime.
In several strokes of the pen in one week Obama took this country back to the dark ages in social and economic policy and has managed by himself to alienate the right wing. After he had indicated, in not so many words but actions, that he would not run the country as a far left-wing radical, he has gone back on that impression and is

following to the hilt all of his campaign promises.

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You who voted for him because of his blackness, intelligence, speaking ability, and charm before liberals at Jay Leno and in his frequent press conferences which are just another venue for him to filabuster,, not to, but at the American people. He orchestrates everything so that he can do the most talking. He even has a list prepared of those reporters he will allow to ask questions. See, there’s no democracy already in the East Room of the White House. It’s a new kind of press conference we are seeing, not open, not freewheeling. but boring. And those are the words of people like Hugh Huett, who has seen many press conferences, and even Democrat pundits. He even uses a large teleprompter so that he looks to the TV viewing audience that he’s speaking impromptu, but he isn’t. He has it all on the screen twenty paces in front of him so that he doesn’t misspeak again.


I was wrong. I said he was first a left-wing radical politician. There have been others. Just watch the White House guest list to see who will occupy the biggest West Wing

bedrooms and you’ll know I’m right. Then you, too, will awaken to the truth –

Obama doesn’t know what he’s doing. He opted for the executive directive to save

face; he left the Gitmo deal to execute in one year, not tomorrow because,

frankly, he doesn’t have a clue as to what he’s going to do with those 200 to

300 prisoners.

I got diverted away from Gitmo, and that, too, was orchestrated by Obama. He doesn’t want to discuss it until next January. But I do have the best solution: I suggest he set up a prison in South Chicago near his elite subdivision, but you will see the special prison we build for these people who would like to wipe America off the face of the earth will cost us upwards of one hundred million dollars and the good Demos from Chicago would be burning down the phone lines if Obama tried to do this.
“Imagine the jobs you could create in your home city, Barak.”

He will turn it down, of course. But hey, how about Nevada? Nope, that’s Harry’s state. Then Utah. Bob Bennett and Orin Hatch are Republicans and Obama liberals would like to see them squirm.

That’s how it will go and states will spend millions lobbying not to have the facility built in their states. It will become as toxic an issue for the states as the nuclear waste facility.
I do have the ultimate answer. Put them up in Alaska, the far north part. It’s isolated and if they do get out they’ll freeze to death trying to walk away. You say there isn’t enough timber and cement up there? Well, get some chain saws and carve ice blocks and make an ice house. You can’t heat it of course, but that’s the plan.

The global warming lie was most evident this year during the coldest winter in recent history, where it was 50 degrees below zero just a month ago in Alaska. You can save money, just turn off the heat. Alaskans are used to the cold, but the Arabs and others in Gitmo aren’t. That may turn out to be the best form of torture we could devise. They’ll spill the beans, after we promise we’ll let them a cell in a warmer clime.

>Honesty Can Save America

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By Don White
The word “honesty” means telling the truth at all times. To be honest, we can’t be honest one day and dishonest another. The standard of honesty is found in the Bible and other holy scripture. Why aren’t we reading scriptures to our children? We are supposed to be teaching the Ten Commandments, which includes honesty, to our children in our homes, schools and churches, but where have we fallen short the past 40 years?

The libs have tried to overturn God, have taken prayer and The Ten Commandments out of public places–and look what a mess they’ve made.


Honesty in high places is missing.
Today the Wall Street Journal reported on an email written by Enrico Dallavecchia, then chief risk officer of Fannie Mae. He had done an audit and wrote in a July 2007 email to Michael Williams, chief operating officer, that Fannie “has one of the weakest control processes I ever witness (sic) in my career,”
Did CEO Franklin Raines act on that information? No! He ignored it and, consequently, he not only lost his job but his entire business had to be rescued by Washington.

But that’s not the worst of it—think of the millions of people who got house loans based on Fanny backing they could not afford. These are the very things that brought our country to its knees in the financial meltdown that is still going on.

These business leaders were too intent on making big short-term profits—and obscene multi-million-dollar bonuses and salaries– at the expense of danger signals they were receiving. They had to have had some inkling of thought that the housing bubble would not last forever and that things would degenerate into collapse of their companies and perhaps, ultimately, of the entire American financial system. To put it bluntly, they were outright dishonest.
God gave each of us a little brain button called a conscience. When we act on impulses from our consciences, we do the right thing, thus strengthening our ability to hear our conscience in the future. When we don’t, disaster always follows. Proverbs.19:5,9 states “a false witness will not go unpunished.” Constant ignoring of our conscience leads to what people say about most of Washington: “Oh, them? They don’t have a conscience.”

And yesterday Raines was trying to put the whole debacle onto regulators when he was the man in charge and the only man who could have straightened it out if he had only been honest.

Honesty in little things leads to honesty in big things, and vice versa. When you see photos of people like Barney Frank, Chuck Schumer, and Charlie Rangle in the newspapers trying to explain away the fact that they arranged to get Mae and Mac and government entities to help the “poor” get the same “rights” as rich Americans, you can understand why we are in the mess we’re in.

The difference between the poor and the rich in these situations is that the poor cannot afford to own a house—even if forced on them by the Democrats. The so-called rich are more responsible than the poor—they pay their mortgages every month, they hold jobs, accumulate money to own a home and the poor do not.

It was dishonest of the Democrats to start the ball rolling towards home ownership for all people—whether they could pay for it or not. These Democrats aren’t complete idiots. They knew it would come back and bite them, except they dragged along a scapegoat, George Bush, who made our destruction a fait accompli by caving to the Democrats.

But in defense of George and Hank Paulson, John McCain and others, they introduced bills in Congress to tighten up loan requirements twice—once in 2005 and again in 2006. Both times Congress—mostly the Democrats who have been in power for the past two years—sneered at it and kept it tied up in conference so the bill couldn’t come to a vote.

This was part of the wearing down process for Bush. Someone innocently asked: “Is this guy back on drugs?” Bush effectively lied to his constituency—he ran as a conservative and for nine months has ruled as a socialist. I’m a conservative and if there was more time left on his term I would join with what’s left of the honest in Congress asking for the impeachment of not only Bush, but of Barney, Chuck, Nancy, Harry, Kennedy, Carey, and most of the Democratic Party. What’s the answer? term limits, no more than two terms.

What about honest Americans who pay their mortgages—and end up holding the bag for those who don’t? What do we do in these trying times? We go home each night and bring out the scriptures and again start teaching basic principles of Judeo-Christian law. It’s not too late to teach honesty in the home and insist on principles of truth and righteousness, of having all instructors teaching it in K1 through 12. That’s why it is necessary to re-introduce God into the classroom.

The atheists, Bill Ayers-type terrorists and others who argue against a loving God and intelligent design are arguing against teaching basic honesty and goodness backed up by standards of God found in the Bible that can’t be changed with every political wind that blows down morally bankrupt Chicago and Springfield, Illinois streets where governors are regularly tossed out of office for dishonesty, corruption, and abuse of power.

>Neither Illinois Nor India Is Safe

>In the NY Times today there were two top sidebar stories. The first talked about the mess in Illinois–with a succession of corrupt governors. With corruption on top, there has to be corruption on lower levels which perhaps even affects safety on the streets. I don’t know anyone who is planning a vacation or honeymoon to downtown Chicago, do you?

Beneath this story was a warning from the government to be very careful traveling to India–or anywhere abroad. I don’t know about you, but I’m expanding my “abroad” to the “near abroad” when it comes to safety. And that includes the entire state of Illinois. It’s too corrupt, and what’s in the water to make so many governors go bad?

I think we should have a special prosecutor in Congress. Not to take the place of the FBI here, but find out how we can make it safe to travel to the Windy City.
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>Is Illinois Safe?

>In the NY Times today thee were two top sidebar stories. The first talked about the mess in Illinois–with a succession of corrupt governors. With corruption on top, there has to be corruption on lower levels which perhaps even affects safety on the streets. I don’t know anyone who is planning a vacation or honeymoon to downtown Chicago, do you?

Beneath this story was a warning from the government to be very careful traveling to India–or anywhere abroad. I don’t know about you, but I’m expanding my “abroad” to the “near abroad” when it comes to safety. And that includes the entire state of Illinois. It’s too corrupt, and what’s in the water to make so many governors go bad?

I think we should have a special prosecutor in Congress. Not to take the place of the FBI here, but find out how we can make it safe to travel to Chicago.
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Op-Ed: State of Shame
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>Fredesso: Look At Chicago Before Voting

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Jim Meyers has written a Newsmax article about Obama’s
scandal that continues to build in Illinois. It’s the very city that
he made his headquarters, where he learned to be a community
organizer.

One would think that city would be one to hold up to the world as
a bright light on the hill for others to see and admire. While it is still a beautiful city, just the opposite is the case economically. But unfortunately, you’ll never hear this side of his Chicago history. That’s because it isn’t complimentary to Obama.

During his White House run, the Democrat Barak Obama has spoken often of the need for change and reform, but if there were ever a place in need of change and reform it is Obama’s Chicago.


That’s one of the telling points author David Freddoso makes in his new book “The Case Against Barack Obama.”

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Writing about the book for the Wall Street Journal, Fred Siegel — a contributing editor for the Manhattan Institute’s City Journal — observes that Freddoso describes “the tension between Mr. Obama’s public persona and his practical politics.

“The key, for Mr. Freddoso, is the Chicago world in which Mr. Obama made himself first a community organizer and then a state senator, before heading off to Washington in 2005. It is by viewing Chicago that the gap between Mr. Obama’s rhetoric about reform and his career as a conventional Chicago pol is most visible.”

And Chicago is a city in decline, Siegel notes:

  • In recent years the city has lost its two leading banks and thousands of jobs in the futures and commodities markets.
  • Chicago’s middle class continues to flee — between 2000 and 2006, 63,000 people left the city.
  • Chicago has the highest retail sales tax in the nation, 10.25 percent, and is the only city with a head tax on employment.
  • Corruption and crime continue to thrive — Chicago has a murder rate three times higher than New York’s. MORE
  • >What a Bunch of Crap This Is!

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    Obama said yesterday he is quitting his church. What took him so long? As you read the following piece of an Associated Press story, don’t you just get a little sick? He says he’s quitting the church, but it’s not because he’s running for president and has run smack dab into a hornet’s nest of criticism, it’s because he doesn’t want to harm his church anymore.

    DOES HE EVEN CARE ABOUT AMERICA? OBVIOUSLY HE CARED ABOUT REV. WRIGHT MORE THAN HE CARED ABOUT THE COUNTRY HE DESIRES TO LEAD FOR FOUR YEARS.

    Well, we’ve become used to Obama’s unique ability to slant the news his way and this is no exception. He is a SPIN ARTIST EXTRAORDINAIRE.

    This is part of the story by TOM RAUM, Associated Press Writer
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    Barack Obama said Saturday he has resigned his 20-year membership in the Trinity United Church of Christ in Chicago “with some sadness” in the aftermath of inflammatory remarks by his longtime pastor, the Rev. Jeremiah Wright, and more recent fiery remarks at the church by a visiting priest.
    THIS IS REALLY JUST AN OBAMA ADVERTISEMENT. HE’S A SPIN DOCTOR!

    “This is not a decision I come to lightly … and it is one I make with some sadness,” Obama said at a news conference after campaign officials released a letter of resignation he sent to the church on Friday.

    THE SADNESS IS THAT EVERY TIME HE SEES A NEWSPAPER HE’S BEING CRITICIZED FOR STAYING IN THAT CHURCH WHERE REV. WRIGHT IS ALLOWED TO CASTIGATE AMERICA AS THE REASON AFRICAN PEOPLE HAVE AIDS ET AL.

    “I’m not denouncing the church and I’m not interested in people who want me to denounce the church,” he said, adding that the new pastor at Trinity and “the church have been suffering from the attention my campaign has focused on them.”

    SEE HOW NICELY HE WALKS BOTH SIDES OF THE STREET. THE INDIANS CALL IT SPEAKING WITH A FORKED TONGUE. AND YOU WANT HIM AS YOUR NATIONAL LEADER?

    Obama said he and his wife have been discussing the issue since Wright’s appearance at the National Press Club in Washington last month, which reignited the furor over remarks Wright had made in various sermons at the church.

    “I suspect we’ll find another church home for our family,” Obama said.

    I WOULD SUGGEST THAT THIS TIME HE TRULY INVESTIGATES THE CHURCH, IN A SPIRITUAL WAY. THAT HE READS ALL THE LITERATURE, ATTENDS MEETINGS, AND GIVES IT A REAL THOROUGH LOOK BEFORE HE LEAPS. BUT MOST OF ALL I HOPE HE PRAYS TO GOD ABOUT HIS CHOICE. TO BE A CHURCH GOER IS DIFFERENT THAN BELIEVING IN GOD. IF HE BELIEVES IN GOD HE MUST BELIEVE GOD CAN ANSWER HIS PRAYERS.

    “It’s clear that now that I’m a candidate for president, every time something is said in the church by anyone associated with Trinity, including guest pastors, the remarks will imputed to me even if they totally conflict with my long-held views, statements and principles,” he said.

    “I have no idea how it will impact my presidential campaign but I know it was the right thing to do for me and my family,” he said.

    “This was a pretty personal decision and I was not trying to make political theater out of it,” he added. BUT HE DID