Oct 102013
 

The fallout sure has exposed the lying weasel weaselers for what they are, hasn’t it? Political theater designed to inflict pain on We the People – military families, mourning military families, cancer patients, vacationers, business owners, workers put out of work. It appears there is nothing off-limits or past the “how low can we go point” for the pResident and his Senate Minions? Anyway, read on:

Dear Senator Cruz,

I’m sorry to say this, but the finger points directly at you. You wholly deserve the blame.

I was ready to turn the page. I had achieved a certain level of acceptance; and for the most part, I had reached a place of inner peace.

I was fully convinced that our elected officials fit into only one of three categories: Crook, Coward, or Commie.

I had come to fully understand the harsh realities of our day and how the current administration is finishing the work that had begun decades ago. We no longer will resemble the free society we once were. Our children will struggle, they will be monitored, and their care and possibly even their food will be rationed. They will work for the government, be supported by the government, and be indebted to the government; and they will not have the freedom to speak out against the government – no matter how repressive they become.


Read more at http://www.westernjournalism.com/ted-cruz-fault/#lmozk0cu4OL7UMWV.99

Normally when you shine a light on a colony of cockroaches, they scatter – unfortunately this crew is so brazen it’s up to us to send them packing.

 

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Apr 112013
 

Long, but worth every moment you spend reading…

“An essay in seven sections.

- From Progressive Economics
The Fundamental Political Principle

“That rifle on the wall of the labourer’s cottage or working class flat is the symbol of democracy. It is our job to see that it stays there.” — George Orwell

Let’s start with this: The citizen’s right to possess firearms is a fundamental political right. The political principle at stake is quite simple: to deny the state the monopoly of armed force. This should perhaps be stated in the obverse: to empower the citizenry, to distribute the power of armed force among the citizenry as a whole. The history of arguments and struggles over this principle, throughout the world, is long and clear. Instituted in the context of a revolutionary struggle based on the most democratic concepts of its day, the Second Amendment of the United States Constitution is perhaps the clearest legal/constitutional expression of this principle, and as such, I think, is one of the most radical statutes in the world.

Go read the whole thing, take a break and read it again.

The Polemicist: The Rifle on the Wall: A Left Argument for Gun Rights.

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Nov 142012
 

h/t Tam

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Nov 122012
 

This should be required reading for every American – hell, for everyone in the whole world. (emphasis mine.)

Now that a slight majority of American voters have caught the French, I will share visions of the times ahead with those who are still immune to this ghastly Western Occidental disease, and with the infected themselves.

Hear ye, hear ye, Great American Tribe: thou hast lost thy ways and hast forged thyself chains of iron. Hear the Revelations of the prophet Frogman, he who wandered through the barren wasteland of Europa under a wooden yoke and witnessed the terrible plight and dreadful blight that will now descend upon thee:

TO THE GLOATERS crowing over the comments sections of every conservative and Republican websites: burn through every gallons of that sweet euphoria as quickly and fully as you can, for it will very soon become stale and leave only the putrid taste of rot in your mouth. I know you, for I’ve seen your peers and walk among them in the Land of the Frenchmen. Tomorrow, the effects of your plebiscite will pierce through the exhilaration of your victory, and they will crush you as much as they afflict those you mock today.

Just as they did in France, the policies you champion will affect everyone’s standards of living, directly and indirectly. If you are wealthy today, your wealth will dwindle tomorrow. If you are already poor or believe yourself so, you will never rise and prosper.

Soon, just as the French did, you will realize that you’ve elected yourself servants of an unaccountable oligarchy courted by a small intelligentsia to which you will never belong, from which you will never profit and of which you can never get rid. Then, you will join the legions of what the French call les déçus de la Gauche, or “the Left’s disappointed”—Indeed, even in Left wing France, the Left never fails to disappoint its followers for it is made of and thrives on fallacy and deceit. 

Just as the French, when you realize that the effects of the political model you tout today cascade and accumulate to the point where you have effectively handed that oligarchy a permanent majority that begins to feed on its pawns—you—it will be too late and your loss will be complete.

Please go read the whole thing at the dissident frogman.

 

So are you back yet? Rather disheartening, huh? Kinda feels like a Pandora’s Box/genie out of the bottle situation, doesn’t it? I know you already read this, but this bears emphasis.

“Some of you believe that shifting demographics have now relegated the American Right to a permanent minority status, and that to regain the initiative, you must disown the “Right-wing nut jobs” and “move to the center”. That notion would be stupid and self-defeating enough at face value, even if it wasn’t echoed by a slew of Left wing pundits, who smelled the blood and see your doubts as a unique opportunity to demolish you further.

For the results of such a ‘strategic’ move, one needs only to turn, once again, to France.

Look at the French Right. See it? Look harder, as it is now very difficult to distinguish from the Left. Back in 1981, when the French elected their first officially Socialist president in a long time, and the French Right went on a losing streak, collapsing at the polls under what was then dubbed la vague rose (“the pink wave”. Rose in French meaning both the color pink and the rose flower, emblem of the French Socialists) they figured, quite cynically, that they had to give the voters whatever they demanded—and moved left. They are now only nominatively Right wing, yet are consistently chided and scorned by the French press as right-wingers, ultra conservative and free market fundamentalists.

In other words, the French “Right” is now always wrong, and only has herself to blame.”

 

Substitute American Right for French Right and there you have it.

“I am not going to lecture you on what Republicans and conservatives should or shouldn’t do—if you want patronizing political advice, ask any of the other 60 millions+ French, they’ll happily oblige—but in light of the rapid destruction of the French Right, I’ll just state the obvious: what you need to change isn’t your principles, it’s the narrative.

Some of you believe that societal collapse or civil war are coming soon hereafter, and advocate stocking supplies and ammunitions for the conflict they see ahead.

Truly, there isn’t such things as too much food and weapons, and yes, collapse and conflict could come to America. Yet it is not written.”

Thank you, Dissident Frogman for an outstanding post – the “been there, done that” is strong with you!

As for us here in the US living this nighmare? Don’t blame me – I campaigned, cajoled and voted for the candidate that might have turned this around.

Sigh…that is all.

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Nov 112012
 

Not usually a fan of  “modified” versions of our anthem – but this one is completely full of  #win. If you don’t mind, share this one around just a bit…the rest of their songs are unabashedly patriotic. Nice work, gents! More here.

 

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Nov 082012
 

Some good advice to a disheartened blogging friend from Doug Ross @ Journal: And, about blogging….

It was written to Fausta, but applies to the rest of us with our bottom lips poked out and tears in our eyes from a stinging defeat.

Now, if you didn’t catch the link in Doug’s post make sure to read Tabitha Hale’s post…

Buck up, buttercups! Step away from the laptop for a day or two and then focus on what was accomplished.

  • Retained the House – check.
  • Net gain on Governors – check.
  • Discovered Chris Christie will roll wherever the political winds blow him – wait, that wasn’t an achievement. Noted and checked. It’s worthwhile to know which allies are with you 100%, isn’t it?
  • Networked with a brilliant bunch of bloggers and activists.

My blogging has been really sporadic due to the day job which frequently turns into a nights and weekends job, too. I’m still here, just not as prolific…but you already knew that. Now it will likely become even more so.

For me decompression will be some time at the reloading bench, some trips to the range, guitar playing, songwriting and learning my new recording software. We’re moving back home to Virginia, so I have a house to build, prepping to do and more weight to lose.

Blogging will continue in snippet fashion for a bit – for now I’m trying to keep the anger at what’s being done to our country down to a slow burn.

Don’t worry, it’s still #WAR.

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Nov 062012
 

 

 

 

Found on Twitter and borrowed from http://www.ScottOnCapeCod.com

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Oct 312012
 

Barack be nimble
Barack be quick
Barack be history
November 6

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Oct 122012
 

Barron: A Libertarian for Mitt Romney | TheBlaze.com.

Worth the read…

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Oct 042012
 

Spin all you want libs – Romney took Obama to the woodshed.

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