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>America Is In Debt $55 Trillion, Not Just $14.5 Triillion

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Two years ago, Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., shocked the world when he stated,
“If you started the day Jesus Christ was born 
and spent $1 million every day since then, 
you still wouldn’t have spent $1 trillion.”
This statement came on the heels of President Barack Obama releasing his $819 billion “rescue plan.”  A plan that seems to have rescued only Big Banks, Wall Street, and certain political insiders.
A plan that in hindsight was cheap.
YES, CHEAP.
Since then, Obama and Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke have gone on a spending spree like two thieves with a stolen credit card.
Now TRILLIONS have been squandered on Obamacare, “quantitative easing,” and more bailouts.
Because of these controversial actions, our national debt has dangerously soared past $14 trillion.
Please Don’t Let Your Eyes 
Glaze Over This Number.
That’s exactly what THEY want you to do.
With everyone throwing out “millions, billions, and trillions” . . . it’s hard to conceptualize how your money is being mishandled.
  • Going back to McConnell’s example, you would have to spend $1 million a day for38,975 years to hit that $14 trillion mark.
  • One trillion $1 bills stacked one on top of the other would reach nearly 68,000 miles
  • A billion seconds is about 32 years. A trillion seconds is 32,000 years
But $14 trillion is only the “official number.”
According to a plethora of websites, like USDebtClock.org, when you include Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, interest owed on debt, and other factors, our real debt is a daunting $55 trillion.
Your family is responsible for a jaw-dropping $683,161.
And make no mistake . . .
YOU ARE THE VICTIM
The money wired to Wall Street, Big Banks, and Bigger Government is coming out of yourpocket.
And while your hard-earned money is being “taxed” away, you are about to get blindsided by an inflation tidal wave.
You see, it used to be that the Fed had to print money to pay their cohorts. Today, it’s all electronic . . . a few keystrokes can create millions of virtual Benjamin Franklins.
And Bernanke’s injection of fabricated capital is rendering the American dollar worthless. (The greenback has lost 50% of its value since 1985!)
The inflation avalanche is at our doorstep.
Gasoline is already surpassing $4 a gallon on its way to $7, and then $10. And as rising prices make everyday staples like milk and bread unaffordable, millions will be left drowning in a vicious cycle of debt and despair. 
I suggest you read my latest article that ties together the bad fortunes of America and Japan. Each nation has a tragedy, but Japan’s earthquakes and tsunami and resulting horrendous damage is no fault of theirs. Our tragedy is the large debt we just outlined above, which is OUR fault. Ours only when you consider it was just last November that people woke up at the polls and voted out six score of incompetent Democrats and Republicans from Congress. In 2012 we must finish the job by defeating an incompetent president, Barack Obama and a bunch more of Congressional progressives. Obama is by far the worst president we have ever had. But that won’t be enough to get him thrown out of office. We must rally our friends and vote him out. 
We called last November’s effort at the polls successful work of the Tea Party, but we are all Tea Party people if we want America to rebound and succeed. Unfortunately, Republican leadership is acting like it was their doing. Many of the holdovers are part of the problem and they, too, must go along with their long-time friends the Democrats.
Also, after you read my article, “Is America Dead” on http://GettingAmericaRight.blogspot.com, click onto a must-see video. And what you will discover in this video is nothing short of PURE GENIUS.
To your success,
Don White

>Communists And Democrats – One And The Same?

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In a surprise move, the CPUSA (Communist Party USA) has announced a lawsuit against the Democratic Party and its leadership for the alleged theft of intellectual property. The plaintiffs claim that the entire so-called “new” Democratic agenda is, in fact, the product of a decades-long, painstaking campaign by CPUSA theorists, agitators, and underground subversive cells – which makes it the intellectual property of the Communist Party USA, protected by American copyright laws.
“They stole our entire platform, rebranded it ‘progressive’, and claimed it as their own,” declared a CPUSA spokesperson at a press conference in San Francisco

>Democrats Of Today Are The Communists Of Yesterday

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This really bothers me. And all along I thought the Democrats were Americans first, but we just learned they are Communists first. I don’t suppose we can get their support for helping us get that stupid war in Afghanistan stopped, can we? It is to Vladamir Putin’s advantage to watch America waste away its resources in an expensive war – one Russia quit ten years ago before we stepped in. Don White

Communist Party Sues Democrats On Platform Theft.

Even the Communist Party USA (CPUSA) has now objected to the Democrat Party, suing the Democrats and its leadership for “stealing” their party platform and relabeling it as “progressive”.
According to political hotwire and many other sources, CPUSA claims that the entire so-called “new” Democratic agenda is, in fact, the product of a decades-long, painstaking campaign by CPUSA theorists, agitators, and underground subversive cells – which makes it the intellectual property of the Communist Party USA, protected by American copyright laws. “They stole our entire platform, rebranded it ‘progressive’, and claimed it as their own,” declared a CPUSA spokesperson at a press conference in San Francisco. “And we communists say, not so fast! Not in this country anyway, where we still have property rights and the rule of law, thank God! Actually, let me rephrase that…”, which was a comment to undermine God as both the Democrats and Communists have done. The Communist Party representative further explained that government ownership of the auto and financial industries, redistribution of wealth, and free rationed health care have always been among the glorious CPUSA objectives: “We held on to these goals through all the difficult years of factional infighting, purges, denunciations, and heroic espionage on behalf of the Soviet intelligence services.”
According to the article, CPUSA lawyers presented documents to the press showing that the Democratic platform of 2010, almost line-for-line, reiterates the CPUSA platform of 1963. In other words, the Democrats of today are the Communists of yesterday. I recently laid this all out in a commentary called the “Democrat-Communist Manifesto. The socialist takeover of our government is starting to show its vulnerability to reality. We elected Barack Obama as president without looking into his past. The socialist in control of the executive and legislative branches of government have grabbed more government control on the people. Now their push is for control of the courts as Obama appoints judges that carry out his Communist agenda. He has nominated Elena Kagen to become the next lifetime appointment to the United States Supreme Court, even though she has never served one day as a judge. She is a lesbian, who, as Dean of Harvard Law School, forced military recruiters off campus due to her distaste of the “Don’t ask. Don’t tell” policy of the military. She also once wrote, “Americans are more likely to speak of a golden past than of a golden future, of capitalism’s glories than of socialism’s greatness.” While the socialist and communist in America try to re-label what they are really doing, they work unified to the same goal – removing capitalism and God and replacing it with control by the government.
Written by: Frank Aquila Manteca

Thanks for coming. Please leave a comment. Your opinion is as valuable as mine or anyone’s. Let’s create an active dialog. Let’s stand up for what we want, what we think and believe America should be like. Fight for your rights – and I don’t mean take to the street with guns. Do your fighting with the pen and conversation – friendly persuasion. Remember, we’re Americans living in the greatest nation on earth. Act like it. Don White

>Obama Has Deliberately Destroyed U.S. Economy

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How the US economy is
being deliberately destroyed

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“How can you have an economy without jobs?”

Good question.

Where have all the US jobs gone and why? And what are the long term consequences of this?

The US a Third World nation? For a lot of its citizens it’s become so.

If it looks like a duck and quacks like duck, then maybe it is a duck. 

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>Americans! Clean House In D.C.

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        This should concern all of us…..How will we ever get out of this mess?
 
Having spent three weeks in a hospital in Naples, Florida with my wife I couldn’t help noticing what was going on in the hospital and I had a lot of time to talk to the doctors and nurses about what I had observed.  Below is a commentary from an ER Doctor.  Do you think this might be a big reason our health care system and our social security system are so screwed up?  Do you think this might be a big reason our taxes keep going up?  Who do you think these people are going to vote for?
From a Florida ER doctor:
“I live and work in a state overrun with illegals. They make more money having kids than we earn working full-time. Today I had a 25-year old with 8 kids – that’s right 8; all illegal anchor babies and she had the nicest nails, cell phone, hand bag, clothing, etc. She makes about $1,500 monthly for each; you do the math. I used to say, “We are the dumbest nation on earth.” Now I must say and sadly admit: WE are the dumbest people on earth (that includes ME) for we elected the idiot idealogues who have passed the bills that allow this. Sorry, but we need a revolution. Vote them all out in 2010.     


 
 REMEMBER —
IN NOVEMBER 2010, WE HAVE A GOLDEN OPPORTUNITY TO CLEAN OUT THE ENTIRE HOUSE AND ONE-THIRD OF THE SENATE!


 
This is an insult and a kick in the butt to all of us… 
 
Get mad and pass it on – I don’t know how, but maybe some good will come of this travesty.
If the immigrant is over 65, they can apply for SSI and Medicaid and get more than a woman on Social Security, who worked from 1944 until 2004.
She is only getting $791 per month because she was born in 1924 and there’s a ‘catch 22.’
It is interesting that the federal government provides a single refugee with a monthly allowance of $1,890.  Each can also obtain an additional $580 in social assistance, for a total of $2,470 a month.
This compares to a single pensioner, who after contributing to the growth and development of America for 40 to 50 years, can only receive a monthly maximum of $1,012 in old age pension and Guaranteed Income Supplement.
Maybe our pensioners should apply as refugees!
Consider sending this to all your American friends, so we can all be ticked off and maybe get the refugees cut back to $1,012 and the pensioners up to $2,470.  Then we can enjoy some of the money we were forced to submit to the Government over the last 40 or 50 or 60 years. And not to receive a increase for 2010 Vote them all out of office…….
 Please forward this to every American to expose what our elected politicians have been doing for the past 11 years to over-taxed Americans.
SEND THIS TO EVERY AMERICAN TAXPAYER YOU KNOW.

>Liberal Media Should Learn The Word "Fair"

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by Patrick White
Democrats who break the law get their party mentioned 3/4 of the way down the article. Republicans get mentioned in the headline:
Also, no mention that he is African American in the entire article even though it talks about bribes and schemes related to Africa.

Ex-lawmaker Jefferson convicted in bribery scheme

>Americans: Taking It On The Chin

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Who’s Going Down With Blagojevich?

by Don White

There have been three Democrat governors put in jail. Will Rod Blagojevech be number four? It’s almost a foregone conclusion.

In the present and past, a Chicago political machine has run things in Illinois. Under the jaundiced eye of Richard Daily, and now his namesake son, both Chicago mayors, the tone of this state is set by big city politics.

Ironically, in 1840 Chicago may have been the second largest city in the state. It was second to Nauvoo, Illinois, located on the Mississippi River, which was inhabited by Mormons who were viciously driven in the middle of winter out of the state by Illinois gunmen. The Mormons suffered greatly in Illinois and on the trail to the Great Basin which was marked with shallow graves of those who died of disease, starvation, icy cold weather, and other privations as they attempted to make it to Zion.

The perpetrators of the injustice done to Mormons were not your ordinary good people — they were mobsters who murdered innocent people, looted their homes and burned their farms, but by no means do they represent the fine law-abiding people living in Illinois today or in that day.

Illinois has a spotted political history. Even the last Republican governor is in jail. What is it about this state, Illinois, the fighting Illini state?

People say it isn’t the people who live in the Illini state, it’s party poilitics and it’s the same everywhere. Maybe the old mayor of Chicago, Richard Daily, started a corrupt party machine, ideas like “it’s the Chicago way,” from which the good people of Illinois can’t escape.

But I beg to differ with people who say the “Chicago Way” is the way it works in every state. It simply is not that way in the other 49. They say their leaders aren’t any worse than citizens in any other state. But if not, why are they leading the “league” in in choosing governors who end up corrupt? And somebody had to become deceived enough to vote for these scum bags.

In a way, I side with Blagojevich. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald was wrong. I don’t like the way he got the cart before the horse in this case. Why is it taking so long to bring formal charges against Blagojevich? Why didn’t Fitzgerald build his case before he created all of this hoopla to the media, which is the wrong way to bring criminal charges against anyone?

Wyoming Defense Attorney Gerry Spence agrees: Legal Blog Watch quoted the flamboyant and successful western-attired attorney in a story cited below. The blog said: “Has U.S. Attorney Patrick J. Fitzgerald absconded with Illinois Gov. Rod R. Blagojevich’s presumption of innocence and right to a fair trial? If so, whose conduct — that alleged of Blagojevich or that seen of Fitzgerald — is more abominable? These are questions Carolyn Elefant asked here last month, and now trial lawyer Gerry Spence raises them on this blog in a post entitled, “Guilty Until Proven Innocent.” Never one to mince words, Spence accuses Fitzgerald of acting more like a jury than a prosecutor.”

It would be a travesty of justice if Blagojevich got off because he couldn’t get a fair trial anywhere in America, wouldn’t it? Then you would hear the people howl. If Spence was his counsel, Blago would probably turn around and sue Fitzpatrick and the entire juris prudence system, the state of Illinois, and the Legislature for evicting him from the executive mansion. He may have a valid cause of action, how can we tell? Before you become critical of that statement, just think about it a while? What if the things people are saying about him are true but don’t constitute enough evidence for a conviction? Only Fitzgerald knows. Only a duly constituted jury can decide.

If they convict the former governor, don’t believe for a moment that he will go down alone. He has the goods on a lot of people in Springfield, Illinois and Chicago and he is a vindictive man and a windmill, filibustering, blustering fool of a speaker. He will rat on his best friend if he can take ten years off his jail term.


>Obama’s Confusing Opposition to Abortion

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Officials: Obama to reverse abortion policy

By LIZ SIDOTI and MATTHEW LEE, Associated Press Writers Liz Sidoti And Matthew Lee, Associated Press Writers – 29 mins ago
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The story by AP reporters Lee and Sidoti above is fuzzy. How I would have written this story, to make it understandable is found below. The story by writers Sidoti and Lee is poorly written. Because of this liberal piece of hashish, they have muddied the issues so much the reader may wonder if Obama is for or against abortion, except in the first graph which I would leave alone. Beyond that, it is all down hill for the writers who are supposed to be good interpretative reporters. They’re biased. Fire them. Reporters should not comment, just write the facts. Working interpretation into news assumes readers are idiots, which is not the case.
WASHINGTON – In a long-expected move, President Barack Obama plans to sign (has now signed) an executive order ending the ban on federal funds for international groups that perform abortions or provide information on the option, officials told The Associated Press on Friday.
Liberal groups welcomed the decision while abortion rights foes criticized the president. The policy that Obama eliminated was known as the “Mexico City policy.” This is truly one of the most partisan acts Obama will make. Democrats like abortion, but to Republicans abortion is repulsive and wrong and they believe that taxpayer money should not be used to help abortionists at home or abroad.
GOP President Ronald Reagan established the ban on abortion funding in 1984. President Bill Clinton ended the ban in 1993, but President George W. Bush re-instituted it in 2001 as one of his first acts in office.
The GOP-backed ban to be reversed by Obama prohibits U.S. taxpayer money, usually in the form of U.S. Agency for International Development funds, from going to international family planning groups that either offer abortions or provide information, counseling or referrals about abortion.
The ban on U.S. money going for abortion was depicted by Democrats the “global gag rule,” which on its face is confusing and deceitful. It merely prohibited taxpayer funding for groups that lobby to legalize abortion or promote it as a family planning method. I don’t see a corresponding and equal use of taxpayer money to advertising against abortion, do you? Using phrases like “gag rule” is sheer Madison Avenue propaganda. It is intended to help two-faced bureaucrats communicate a falsehood. Democrats like to shine up the tawdry to make it palatable. They are masters of deceit and obfuscation when they could have just plainly said they were against any rule that banned taxpayer money going to pro-abortion groups.
Democrats have had it their way so long – since there doesn’t exist funding to lobby against abortion – that when their guy isn’t president, they cheat by changing the name of what they’re cheating about so even their supporters will want to rise up in anger against this politically-charged phrase with them. They use the words “ban” and “gag rules”, which have negative contemptuous connotations to the American public, which language favors the Democrats. Republicans are not smart enough to have a similar but opposite funding for anti-abortion. This just proves one thing: Democrats are more deceitful, contemptuous and successful than Republicans.
Obama’s Signing of This Rule is bad for America, atrociously so. He and his donkey party cohorts have so far been successful in hoodwinking the populace into thinking it is a good thing to fund a partisan concept with taxpayer money – that is abortion – while funding for just the opposite would be a bad thing. We the people should not be funding groups for or against abortion any more than we should fund pro-National Rifle Association members or pro-shoot first and ask later people. But if we fund propaganda for abortion, logic and fairness says we must also fund anti-abortion propaganda. Tell me where we do this?
In fact, abortion advocates and their ilk have been successful in banning prayer, the Bible, the Pope, and any kind of religious activity at public schools where children might learn about the negative affects of abortion and the primacy of life and a baby’s right to live rather than be killed in full or partial abortion even if the mother doesn’t want the child. There are plenty of people who would adopt that child that under Obama is destined to die without ever experiencing what God intended, life on this earth and a chance for joy and happiness in this critical step of our eternal progression.
Obama was expected to sign the executive order without too many reporters present to avoid the derisive partisan criticism he expected and to put out a false show that he isn’t about partisan politics – though this proves he certainly is. He wants you to think that he is above partisan politics – but all about bringing factions and parties together, a fairy tale that this executive order disolves. Democrats and their press said it would be a low-key event, but then they timed its signing to the annual commemoration of a very high-key event for liberals, the 36th anniversary of the landmark Supreme Court ruling in Roe v. Wade that legalized abortion. If this isn’t phony, two-faced politics this writer doesn’t know what is. It has the “duplicitous” written all over it.
The move was not a surprise as both Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, who will oversee foreign aid, had promised to do away with the “gag rule” during the presidential campaign. See, when Democrats use a pejorative adjective like “gag” with rule, it sounds like something we as blue-blooded Americans should do. Yes, get rid of that nasty “gag rule.” By all means. It’s just when you think about it you realize gag had nothing to do with anything except the negative perception Democrats wanted to convey so that their people, the poor and downtrodden, the illiterate, the less apt, could think they were doing a good thing.
Clinton is to visit the U.S. Agency for International Development, through which much U.S. foreign aid is disbursed, later on Friday.
The AP story said that “Obama has spent his first days in office systematically signing executive orders reversing Bush administration policies on issues ranging from foreign policy to government operations. But, save for ending the ban, Obama has largely refrained from wading into ideological issues, perhaps to avoid being tagged a traditional partisan from the outset after his campaign promises to change ‘business as usual’ in the often partisan-gridlocked capital.”
The AP story continues: “Rather, Obama has chosen to focus initially on issues in which there is consensus across the political spectrum and support from the public, such as closing the prison camp for suspected terrorists at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to making government documents more accessible.” I take issue with the word “concensus” when used to discuss Gitmo. Fifty-Seven million Americans, almost half of those voting, said they did not want the base and prison at Guantanamo, Cuba closed. There is no consensus, except in Obama’s mind.
In a move related to the lifting of the abortion ban, Obama also is expected to restore funding to the U.N. Population Fund (UNFPA) at his earliest opportunity, probably in the next budget. Both he and Clinton made this a campaign issue.
The Bush administration had barred U.S. money from going to the fund, contending that work in China supported a Chinese family planning policy of coercive abortion and involuntary sterilization. UNFPA has vehemently denied that it does.
Organizations that had pressed Obama to make the abortion-ban change were jubilant.
Anti-abortion groups criticized the Obama move. “President Obama not long ago told the American people that he would support policies to reduce abortions, but today he is effectively guaranteeing more abortions by funding groups that promote abortion as a method of population control,” said Douglas Johnson, legislative director of the National Right to Life Committee.

>New Proof: Obama Plundered To Get Elected

>November 20, 2008

Joe Wurzelbacher, also known as "Joe the Plumber," stands onstage at a campaign rally with U.S. Republican presidential nominee Senator John Reuters – Joe Wurzelbacher, also known as “Joe the Plumber,” stands onstage at a campaign rally with …
Democrat Actions Criminal

TOLEDO, Ohio – What we always thought was true was verified today–Barak Obama’s campaign ran or sanctioned illegal searches on a private person, Joe The Plumber, to the detriment of John McCain. Sources confirmed that the agency director, Helen Jones-Kelley, was a Democrat who also allegedly sent Obama political fund raising emails on state equipment.

An Associated Press story today confirms that a State of Ohio agency director improperly used state computers to find personal information on “Joe the Plumber,” There was no legitimate business purpose for the head of Ohio’s Department of Job and Family Services to order staff to look up the records, Inspector General Tom Charles said. The results of the investigation directly implicates the Democrats and the president-elect for dirty, illegal campaigning.

In a separate violation, Director Jones-Kelley was placed on probation on allegations of using a state computer and/or state email accounts to assist in fund raising efforts of Democrat Barak Obama’s presidential campaign.

Of course the report said that investigators weren’t able to determine whether the searches were politically motivated but it is abundantly clear that they were. Political Disconnect has now confirmed that those who ordered these improper checks were Democrats.

The inspector general‘s report concluded that Director Jones-Kelley improperly used state e-mail to engage in political activity.The report looked into 18 background checks into Samuel J. Wurzelbacher, a Toledo-area man known as Joe the Plumber. He became a household name in the final weeks of the presidential campaign after asking Obama about his tax plan at a campaign stop near Toledo.
Eight of the checks were done without any legitimate business purpose, the report said.

The findings have been forwarded to the Franklin County prosecutor’s office in Columbus but don’t expect any legal action. Most of them are Democrats. The Office of the Franklin County Prosecuting Attorney consists of 108 assistant prosecuting attorneys along with 101 employees that make up the support staff.
There was no home telephone listing for Jones-Kelley in Columbus.
Jones-Kelley has said the search of Wurzelbacher’s records were part of routine checks her agency conducts when someone suddenly emerges in the limelight which is false.She told state Senate President Bill Harris in a letter that records were checked because Wurzelbacher had indicated he might buy a business and it was determined that he owed back taxes. The department wanted to make sure appropriate actions were taken if he owed child support, received public assistance or owed unemployment compensation taxes, she wrote.

Jones-Kelley’s reasoning was at times contradictory, inconsistent and ambiguous, the inspector general’s report said. Since when does a state office order backgrounders simply because someone suggest they might buy a business?

It also found no policies or procedures to support Jones-Kelley’s claim that it was the agency’s practice to look into someone thrust in the spotlight. As Wurzelbacher’s profile was elevated in Republican John McCain’s campaign, criticism over the Ohio search rose to a fever pitch. Republicans were furious that Wurzelbacher was targeted, saying that he was simply a private citizen who stood up and questioned the Democratic presidential candidate.

>Is There Any Such Thing? A Good Oil Addiction?

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If we’re addicted to oil, our twelve-step program should begin with admitting that we have a problem.

If an oil shortage and the resulting sky-rocketing gas prices is any good to us at all, Congress must wake up and create an energy policy. There are electric cars being produced in America. Let’s get some of them on the road–in mass. That could help bring down the price of oil that China and India seem to care nothing about as they become the world’s biggest subsidizers of their peoples’ high prices, polluters and creators of the oil crisis by their free-wheeling use of supplies without asking for restraint from their own people. What do they do? They subsidize oil–at least China, Indonesia and other Asian countries do.

It costs Chinese consumers half what we pay for gas in America. George, on the other hand, isn’t subsidizing anything. Good for you, George. Let those die-hard Democrats in Congress suffer a while, maybe they’ll wake up Nancy P. and Harry R. and they’ll finally say, “Oh, yeah. I’ve got to get re-elected. Better put on a push to find alternative sources of energy.” Instead, they are just hiding their heads, hoping it all goes away by itself like a hurricane that doesn’t have land-fall. Keep this up Harry and Nancy, and America soon will be run by the Chinese, not by two contemptible, silly Ed Asner-loving liberals.

If we here in America can create a great electric car for under $30,000 we can see our way out of this mess–and GM and Ford may even be able to increase auto production instead of constantly laying off American workers.

There are a lot of things we should have done 12 years ago when Bill was president and didn’t. His foresight and strategic planning didn’t go any further than planning his next tryst with a young White House worker. There are plenty of things George can do, but without help from Congress his hands seem tied.

As the price of oil creeps higher, finding new energy sources is more important than ever. But the search for alternatives, combined with environmental disruptions, is putting new pressures on other essentials like food. George, your ethanol idea is backfiring, don’t you know this?

The more corn we use up in ethanol the higher the price of corn and beef in America. But the food price hikes primarily come via increased delivery (trucking) costs, because these costs are strictly pass-through expenses ultimately borne by us, John Q. public. But if you’ve been to the grocery store lately, you’ll notice there is no parity between the percentage food price increases and energy costs. I see this as something the U.S. government could do now, George– investigate unwarranted food price spikes that are not correlated to energy prices. Someone in the food chain has seen this as a time to get rich on us poor and foolish consumers. We need a hand, George, don’t go into hibernation…not just yet!

There are some things that are going well in the world. Right now, the economy is not one of them. When will a Democratic-led Congress wake up and do something about energy?