...Yet across the gulf of oceans,
intellects vast and cool and unsympathetic regard our nation
with envious eyes and slowly, and surely, draw their plans against us...
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While America languishes, President Obama spends his time on the golf course or sunning on the beaches of Hawaii.
But then maybe the country would be in better shape if the commander in chief spent a little more time frolicking and doing a little less so-called "work."
After all, the welfare of the nation isn't really Mr. Obama's primary concern. It's appeasing billionaire miscreants like George Soros and union thugs like Richard Trumka. Saul Alinsky and Bill Ayers must be proud of their protege.
We travel down a road fraught with peril with a pretend president whose single-minded goal seems to be driving the United States into the history books of "once-great nations." As "Atlas Shrugged," the legacy of this bamboozler is a bankrupted, third-rate nation.
He couldn't care less as long as Air Force One has fuel enough to fly him to the next exotic junket at taxpayer expense.
When we watch the media’s coverage of President Obama, are we viewing professional journalism or another episode of American Idol? The tough, relentless questioning that follows congressional Republicans vanishes when the media is covering the Democratic/Obama left.
From Benghazi to the “fiscal cliff,” the Obama regime has been given a softball pass by NBC, ABC and CBS. These once great news organizations have become grotesque caricatures as they shill for the “most transparent administration in history.”
The only light in this dark room has been provided by Fox News. On critical issues, Fox is routinely excluded from White house briefings. According to White House adviser David Axelrod, “Fox is not a real news organization.” Could it be that Fox tells the American people the uncomfortable truth instead of the administration spin?
As twilight descends on objective Journalism in America, the only firewall between the American people and the complete subjugation of the press by the progressive/Obama left has been Fox News.
With the re-election of Barack Obama, the United States has officially become a banana republic. From a nation that produced patriots like Ronald Reagan and John Kennedy, we have knowingly selected the lowest common denominator as our commander in chief.
From China to Iran, the enemies of freedom can now breathe a collective sigh of relief as the citizens of the United States have placed an empty suit at the helm of state. To think the American people would select Barack Obama over a man like Mitt Romney is a national embarrassment that we will not soon overcome.
Never in history has a nation so great fallen so far, so fast, as ours did on Nov. 6, 2012. Albert Einstein said, "The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results." Using this definition, anyone who expects anything different from Obama must surely be insane.
Did Obama kill Osama? No! If not for the groundwork of George Bush and Dick Cheney, Osama bin Laden could have been living in Trump Tower and the Obama administration wouldn't have had a clue.
Our brave Navy SEAL's, using information obtained from enhanced interrogation techniques and the policies of Bush/Cheney, led us to bin Laden, while the single greatest accomplishment of President Obama is to take credit for the work of someone else.
You can't have it both ways: If you're going to blame everything on "eight years of Bush," you have to give him credit for the demise of bin Laden too.
As the progressive left faces catastrophic defeat in November once respected pundits like Chris Matthews and Lawrence O'Donnell of MSNBC have dispensed with any pretence of objectivity and become mouthpieces for President Obama as he desperately seeks re-election.
Not only are the citizens of Arizona being invaded from Mexico, it would seem the invasion also includes mercenaries bused in from neighboring states.
Evidently Arizona citizens aren't capable of handling their problems without help from George Soros of the Open Society Institute and his crowd. As left-wing fascism strikes at the heart of our nation, heroes like Sheriff Joe Arpaio of Maricopa County, Arizona, stand firm in the face of provocation by radical left-wing organizations like the Service Employees International Union.
These barbarians are no longer at the gate. They have metastasized into the body politic of our sleeping nation.
With insidious deliberation, we are being devoured from within by forces alien to our Constitution who are replacing our beliefs with their distorted progressive dogma.
We must be aware, we must resist, or we will lose all that we value.
Once again, President Obama has proven tone-deaf to the energy needs of the American people, instead placing his desire to appease the eco-left ahead of the security and economic needs of the nation. Clean coal was the first casualty of the "new order."
Now the Keystone pipeline continues to be held hostage by this administration despite empirical evidence to the environmental safety of the project. On the food chain of political priorities, the welfare of the nation ranks behind a minority of radicals who view us and our energy needs as an impediment to their voodoo green agenda.
With the stroke of Obama's pen, the Keystone pipeline would become a reality. When it comes to radical ecological dogma, rational priorities have been rescinded. We have become expendable in the new world order of ecological extremism.
The United States sits on untapped oil reserves estimated up to 2.3 trillion barrels, three times the reserves of OPEC. We are also the world’s largest producer of natural gas and coal.
So why do we spend billions importing petroleum from hostile powers and enriching our enemies when we are literally the energy capital of the world? This energy can be obtained safely but we allow misguided politicians and eco-radicals to block our path to energy independence and the revitalization of our economy.
In the meantime, we sit on an untapped gold mine that could free us of debt from China and dependence on Middle East principalities that hate us. We should be reaping the reward of our own natural resources. Energy independence by 2020 is an easily obtainable goal. The alternative is bondage to foreign powers that gloat at our misfortune.
The presidential election this November will be decisive in determining if the United States remains a superpower or fades into the obscurity of history.
America is being held hostage by the most destructive force in modern history. This malignant force didn’t come from Russia or China, but the halls of Harvard and a cadre of ultra-left, America-hating higher educational organizations.
The end result of this education is Barack Obama, a confused, disorganized, incompetent mentality who can only survive in the fish bowl of the cloistered halls of some Ivy League world of make believe. We find ourselves spiraling into the abyss, led by a clueless narcissist who will stop at nothing to extend his failed regime without a wit of concern that he is dragging the rest of us down with him.
Merry Christmas, Jimmy Carter, your place as the most incompetent president in history has been taken by Obama.
"You unlock this door with the key of intellectual dishonesty. Beyond this door is another dimension - a dimension of lies, a dimension of deceit, a dimension of unparalleled failure.
If the Mexican government spent as much time and energy protecting its citizens from human traffickers and drug dealers as it does race-baiting the United States, maybe a lot of suffering could be avoided. If you are worried about the Mexican people, ask the Mexican government what it is doing to protect its citizens? Zero.
Citizens of the United States beware. At this moment, you are being stalked by a cunning, sophisticated predator. Thousands of American men and women have fallen victim to this ruthless hunter. The tool this predator uses is a smile, and the warm embrace of a lover.
Judiciary's integrity iffy
Americans live in a world of many threats from abroad. One of the least understood or talked about is marriage fraud. Foreign nationals will marry American citizens solely to gain entry into the United States.
Thanks to the Violence Against Women Act, safeguards that once protected U.S. citizens from this type of fraud have been largely swept away.
There are Web sites that instruct foreigners how to circumvent U.S. law by using VAWA and an abundance of attorneys who specialize in distorting the well-meaning intent of this law.
While we wage war in Afghanistan and Iraq to combat terrorism, this insidious form of terrorism is taking its toll on American citizens inside our own borders.
Don't count on help from your government or elected officials, you will be met with indifference or open hostility. Chief among this group is Sen. Sam Brownback. Only Ted Kennedy has a more liberal voting record on this issue.
This elitist group has turned a blind eye to fraud perpetrated against their own honest, hard-working citizens, while claiming to do so in the name of justice and fair play.
There needs to be a comprehensive investigation of the 27th judicial district. In my view, The Hutchinson News article of Nov. 27 represents the tip of the iceberg. I don't think this is a problem with one judge, but a result of having elected officials whom the community has allowed to take up residency in their positions.
An examination of various attorneys and their relationship with the Reno County courts is in order. From personal experience I have called into question the conduct of our legal/judicial system as it relates to civil issues in Reno County. I believe cronyism and favoritism are rampant in the 27th district.
I am of the opinion the Commission on Judicial Qualifications' primary role is not to protect the citizenry from bad judges, but to protect judges from legitimate grievances of the public. I personally have had a local attorney refuse to take me as a client because I filed a complaint against one of our local judges. I was warned by another attorney to drop my complaint "because this is a small town with a long memory."
When Texas district attorney Mike McLelland and Kaufman County, Texas, prosecutor Mark Hasse were brazenly gunned down earlier this year, a chill colder than jagged steel tore through the heart of the American law enforcement community.
It was widely believed these demonic murders were retaliation for the recent convictions of upper echelon gang members and that the killings bore a striking similarity to Mexican drug cartel assassinations.
A disgraced Kaufman County magistrate appears to have been the perpetrator of the murders. The frightening thing is that, with the porous southern border, these assassinations could easily have been carried out by Mexican murder squads that could just walk across the border in broad daylight. The Federal Bureau of Investigation has reported Mexican cartels are currently setting up shop in American cities, controlling wholesale drug distribution across the nation.
The question is, when will these Mexican Narco terrorists, many of whom were trained by U.S. special forces, bring their grisly brand of violence to the main streets of America?
And will we deal with this threat in the same corrupt spineless way as the Mexican government?
The presence of Mexican drug cartels in U.S. cities is expanding. Mexican cartels have long had links to marijuana-growing farms in California, and are widening their reach into the Pacific Northwest and the Eastern United States. They also are involved in producing methamphetamines in the United States. The FBI has reported that the Mexican cartels deal only in wholesale distribution in the U.S. -- and farm out street sales to various U.S. gangs. This map shows locations of cartel activity in the United States.
The intrusion into our lives by well meaning progressives
has become pervasive. Who would have believed the mayor
of a major American city would try to mandate the size of
the soda you could buy or that an appointed fifteen person
panel in Washington D.C. would dictate the medical treatment you may receive.
Progressive liberals have one thing in common, they know
what’s better for you then you do. They give us utopian promises backed by trillion dollar deficits, crony capitalism and a stagnant
economy. All they ask in return for "utopia" is your freedom, while exempting themselves from the same rules the rest of us are mandated to live by.
Will New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg or the Hollywood elite be placed on a waiting list to see the doctor or denied medical treatment? Will they be forced to walk down streets with guards who are not permitted to carry semi-automatic weapons? Of course not, but these same elitists will demand this of you and your family.
GREGORY H. BONTRAGER
If Ronald Reagan had been elected in 2008, the recession of that year would be a receding memory. Instead of fleeing the country to escape unreasonable taxation and regulation, a renaissance would be sweeping American businesses. The national coffers would be overflowing with tax revenue from a booming economy. Unemployment would be a fading nuisance and our military would be second to none.
A Reagan administration would promote technologies like “fracking” and the Keystone Pipeline to make us energy independent. The Chinese would never attempt to hack Reagan White House computers and Iran and North Korea would be quivering under a rock.
Instead of Reagan’s vision of a “shining city on the hill,” we are being guided into a slum by a Pied Piper and a Democratic Party that knows no shame.
Does anybody ever look at Al Gore and think, “My God, this guy was almost elected president?” In five years, will anybody look at Barack Obama and think, “My God, this guy got elected president twice?”
Godfather of the progressive movement, billionaire George Soros of The Open Society Institute is silently trying to destabilize the American democracy. Hiding behind well-financed front organizations, this Judas, who as a youth during World War II assisted in confiscating property of fellow Jews (as revealed in a 1998 "60 Minutes" interview), hides his nefarious financial empire offshore to avoid the scrutiny of U.S. financial regulators. He will use any means necessary to reshape the world in his own twisted, left-wing image.
With billions of dollars and insidious fifth-column maneuverings, Soros is attempting to encircle independent media outlets and replace the truth with his progressive "one world" dogma. What happens to those who stray from Soros' path? Ask Juan Williams, formerly of National Public Radio.
Using mouthpieces like the Huffington Post, Soros is relentlessly moving toward the destruction of our core American values.
Unfortunately, Mr. Soros has run into a problem; fearlessly, Glenn Beck of Fox News is exposing this elitist socialist in his insidious plot to reshape our nation and the world in his own distorted, godless image. If Mr. Soros is successful in his endeavor, hopefully we will receive better treatment than he gave his fellow Hungarian Jews 65 years ago.
Within a year the full weight of the Obama disaster has become apparent. The democratic mantra of "the stimulus saved the economy" is a lie. The "stimulus" is nothing more than years of pent-up pork barrel spending financed on a sea of barrowed Chinese cash.
While schools close and unemployment lines swell, does our "new left" savior acknowledge his mistake? No, in true demagogic fashion he blames others for his failure and seeks to expand his disastrous policies with the claim "we haven't gone far enough." The health care plan is going to lower the deficit - like unemployment won't go above 8 percent, right?
Our government is in the hands of ne'er-do-wells who haven't got a clue beyond a youth spent in Ivy League classrooms that reek of half-baked socialist theory, educated idiots who couldn't organize a trip to the outhouse; cocktail party liberals like Barack Obama who seek to take from those who succeed and redistribute to those who don't.
Their indoctrination into left-wing dogma is complete, what Fidel Castro or Chairman Mao couldn't do "out of the barrel of a gun" our schools and universities have done in masterful fashion. These "angels of light" have hijacked our "shining city on the hill" and are transforming it into another bankrupt people's dog pile.
Glenn Beck of Fox News is a brilliant entertainer who overstates the truth the way truth is supposed to be overstated. The left is wilted by his blistering, hard-hitting persona and they just can't stand it.
Once again, syndicated columnist Cal Thomas was on the mark. His insight, expressed in a recent column, into Obama's belief that a good press release or putting on a good show in front of a teleprompter makes for sound policy is so true.
The fact is, Obama is all fluff and very little substance. It's unfortunate that some liberals in this country swoon every time they see his face and fail to realize it's backed by a head filled with tried and failed left-wing policies as old as Karl Heinrich Marx.
Down the road to oblivion we travel, with the belief that Obama's pretty face and glib syntax are going to save us from something.
While the United States slumbers, an insidious assault is being perpetrated against our nation by the People's Republic of China. As reported by Peter Brookes of the Heritage Foundation (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BkFaiPQ-sJE), the United States has become a virtual supermarket of unabated theft of military and commercial technology. With our preoccupation with the war on terror, this looming superpower - more powerful and deadly than the former Soviet Union - is aggressively seeking to supplant the United States as the preeminent military and economic power on the globe.
Potential presidential candidate Donald Trump has finally had the nerve to use the "C" word.
They have a specially designed ballistic missile just waiting to take out our carrier battle groups; they manipulate their currency to take unfair advantage of us and we owe them tons of money.
Once the flagship of Internet services, AOL now occupies the corner booth in the Internet flea market. In an attempt to revive its fall from the stars, AOL has purchased the Huffington Post and anointed Arianna Huffington, co-founder of the Huffington Post, president and editor-in-chief of the new and improved AOL.
Protection from abuse orders were put in place to address a serious problem. Unfortunately, they have become a tool used by dishonest attorneys or vengeful spouses to extort money or seek revenge on hapless spouses.
By the thousands, Kansans are labeled "abusers" by those who have a vested interest in misrepresenting the truth. Unscrupulous attorneys shamelessly manipulate protection from abuse rules for financial gain while masquerading under the color of law.
Even more disturbing is that our judiciary will stand idly by as false claims of abuse are taken at face value. With a wink and a nod, the reputations of Kansans are being destroyed in a quasi-legal process with standards akin to the Salem witch hunts.
Why is this disgrace allowed to continue? Because most legislators are attorneys, guaranteeing themselves continued profits at the expense of honest folks in what has become a corrupt money making scam called "divorce."
As the market in marriage fraud grows unabated, Kansans are increasingly targeted by dishonest foreign nationals who marry American citizens to gain entry into the United States. Primarily from Asian, Latin and Eastern European countries these people will use any means necessary to escape abject poverty and social deprivation, including the destruction of your reputation and financial well-being.
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