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When your family or friends cannot explain why they voted Democrat, give them this list. Then they can pick a reason from this "TOP 12"..
I'm sure this isn't a complete list. Feel free to add your own
in the comments.
Every time you use an ATM the United Nations wants a fee. Buy an airline, train, or bus ticket, and the U.N. gets a cut. Trade stocks, buy bonds, sell property, pay the U.N.
That's the plan being unveiled this week as the U.N. General Assembly convenes in New York.
A 1 percent tax on billionaires around the world. A tax on all currency trading in the U.S. dollar, the euro, the Japanese yen and the British pound sterling. Another "tiny" tax on all financial transactions, including stock and bond trading, and trading in financial derivatives. New taxes on carbon emissions and on airline tickets. A royalty on all undersea mineral resources extracted more than 100 miles offshore of any nation's territory
The United Nations is at it again: finding new and "innovative" ways to create global taxes that would transfer hundreds of billions, and even trillions, of dollars from the rich nations of the world — especially the U.S. — to poorer ones, in line with U.N.-directed economic, social and environmental development.
Wealth Redistribution, this time on a global scale. Which of course is right up Barack Obama's globalist, America-Last, you-didn't-build-that alley. We have the wealth, the Third World "needs" that wealth, and Obama dreams of spreading the wealth around. In his second term he'll "have more flexibility" you know.
Can you imagine what that might mean when the U.N. comes calling with hat in hand? Obama fancies himself as President Of Earth, and he'll be positively giddy over the prospect of cementing his legacy with the largest wealth transfer in the history of forever. Because the Kleptocrats at the U.N. haven't stolen enough already.
Here's an "innovative" idea. Don't give Obama a second term. Then we won't
have to worry about some gomer from Gabon picking our pockets. Say no to
global taxes, say no to Barack Obama.
Everybody panic, there's gonna be a bacon shortage!
Might want to get your fill of ham this year, because "a world shortage of pork and bacon next year is now unavoidable," according to an industry trade group.
Blame the drought conditions that blazed through the corn and soybean crop this year. Less feed led to herds declining across the European Union "at a significant rate," according to the National Pig Assn. in Britain.
And the trend "is being mirrored around the world," according to a release (hat tip to the Financial Times).
I blame Barack Obama. He's a Muslim (hey, Madonna said so, it's gotta be true!), pork offends Muslims, and we all know how much Obama hates it when Muslims are offended. The future must not belong to those who eat delicous bacon and slander the prophet of Islam.
Mitt Romney should immediately announce a plan to counter the pending bacon shortage. Porkapolypse is no bump in the road! It's a national security issue, and yes it's even more important than Replacement Refs or Sandra Fluke's sex life.
Bring home the bacon Mitt. We're counting on you.
Remember when President Obama assured us that his health care reform legislation would reduce costs? Me neither.
Millions of senior citizens enrolled in some of the most popular Medicare prescription drug plans face double-digit premium hikes next year according to a private firm that analyzes the highly competitive market.
Seven of the top 10 prescription plans are raising their premiums by 11 percent to 23 percent, according to a report this week by Avalere Health.
Just last month Barry said premiums would remain flat!
In August, officials had announced that the average premium for basic prescription drug coverage will stay the same in 2013, at $30 a month.
So why are the premiums going up? Expanded coverages! Close that "doughnut hole" and somebody's gotta pay. Turns out it's us.
But what did you expect from the guy who promised us a $2500 annual premium reduction only to deliver a $3000 average increase? He lied through his teeth and gullible Americans ate it up.
That had better not happen again, because you simply cannot trust a word Barack Obama says, including "and" and "the".
UPDATE 26 Sep 2012 10:55:
But wait, there's more!
Students at Portland State University will see their premiums jump from $444 to $1,680 thanks to Obamacare-mandated increases in coverage. How's that Hope and Change working out for you now kids?
Now appearing at the New Oxford Pennsylvania high school football halftime show: Reds, set to music.
A Pennsylvania high school marching band is raising eyebrows with a halftime performance that commemorates the Russian revolution, complete with red flags, olive military-style uniforms, and giant hammers and sickles.
"St. Petersburg: 1917" is the theme for the New Oxford High School Marching Band. [Shouldn't that be "Leningrad: 1917"?] The band's website features a picture of the group with students holding a hammer and sickle.
"There is no reason for Americans to celebrate the Russian revolution," said one irate parent who alerted Fox News. "I am sure the millions who died under Communism would not see the joy of celebrating the Russian revolution by a school 10 miles from Gettysburg."
The parent, who asked not to be identified, attended a football game last Friday night with his children. He said he was shocked by what he saw.
"It was Glee meets the Russian Revolution," he told Fox News. "I'm not kidding you. They had giant hammers and sickles and they were waving them around."
"Who thought this was a good idea?"
People who are unaware of history, that's who thought it was a good idea.
Oh but, it's really a celebration of Russian revolutionary music. The communist imagery is just a plus.
Rebecca Harbaugh, the superintendent for the Conewago Valley School District, told Fox News that the band's performance was "not an endorsement of communism at all."
"It's a representation of the time period in history called St. Petersburg 1917," she said. "I am truly sorry that somebody took the performance in that manner. I am."
"If anything is being celebrated it's the music," she said. "It is what it is. I understand people look at something and choose how to interpret that and I'm just very sorry that it wasn't looked at as just a history lesson."
Music!. Music to be executed by. Music while you starve. Music to while away your time in The Lubyanka before boarding your train to Siberia. Sing and dance your way to the gulag. It's fun for the whole family.
That sound you hear is 100 million souls weeping in disbelief.
Let's take up a collection to send these idiots on a field trip to a real
communist paradise — North Korea. Kim Jong Un is a big music
fan. He'll conscript a bunch of starving peasants into putting on a football
game just so these clowns can perform their halftime show. And if at the end
of the game the losing team is lined up and shot by the cheerleaders, right
there on the field? It is what it is, right? I'm sure Superintendent
Harbaugh can come up with some suitable music for that.
They can't give your kid an aspirin. And some public schools won't call an ambulance when her arm is clearly broken. But now thanks to Mike Bloomberg every budding teenage Sandra Fluke in New York City is entitled to free birth control drugs. Oh, and unlimted doses of "Plan B", aka The Abortion Pill too.
All without parental consent or notification.
The New York City Department of Education is providing morning-after pills and other birth control drugs to students at 13 city high schools.
School nurse offices supplied with the contraceptives can reportedly dispense "Plan B" emergency contraception and other oral or injectable birth control to girls as young as 14 without telling their parents.
So let me get this straight. Girls can't get a tattoo, or use a tanning booth, or buy a Big Gulp. They can't smoke cigarettes. They're deemed too irresponsible to drink beer. And Daddy - Daughter dances are verbotten.
But little girls are entitled to all the hormone treatments their immature bodies desire? Because that's what birth control and Plan B are — hormones. Really Strong Hormones. Dispensed without a prescription, to a child who hasn't been examined by a doctor, no followup required.
This is known as "health care".
Much hay has been made over Mitt Romney's tax returns. Harry Reid was outraged! that Romney hasn't released every tax return he ever filed, all the way back to his first paper route at the age of 11. And liberals across America are peeved because the Romney's effective tax rate is "only" a tad over 20 percent.
Of course 20% of $14 million bucks ain't exactly chump change. Add in the 30% of their income that the Romneys give to charity, and I'd say they're paying significantly more than their "fair share."
And not for nothing, but another famous American couple also enjoys the benefits of a 20 percent tax rate. You may have heard of them — Michelle and Barack Obama.
"Over the entire 20-year period, the average annual effective federal tax rate was 20.20%," the Romney campaign states, based on a summary of Romney's taxes from the firm Price Waterhouse Cooper.
President Obama's tax rate in 2011 was only marginally higher, at 20.5 percent.
Welcome to the One Percent, Mr. Obama. The Occupy Wall Street Outrage Machine
should be camping on your doorstep any day now. LOL.
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How Barack Obama explains Trick or Treat to his children:
"The trick is figuring out how do we structure government systems to pool candy and hence facilitate some redistribution. Because I actually believe in redistribution, at least at a certain level, to make sure that everybody's got a treat."
In fact, President Obama has spoken about Halloween many times over the years. Here's a brief recap.
"I do think at a certain point you've collected enough candy."
"I think when you spread the candy around, it's good for everybody."
"If you've got a great costume — you didn't build that. Somebody else made that happen."
"The truth is, in order to get things like universal health care and a revamped education system, then someone is going to have to give up a piece of their candy so that someone else can have more."
"You got into these small towns in Pennsylvania and, like a lot of small towns in the Midwest, the candy has been gone now for 25 years and nothing's replaced it. And they fell through the Clinton Administration, and the Bush Administration, and each successive administration has said that somehow these communities are gonna get candy again and they have not. And it's not surprising then they get bitter, they cling to guns or religion or antipathy to people who aren't going out for Trick or Treat or anti-sugar sentiment or anti-Halloween sentiment as a way to explain their frustrations."
Oh, and don't forget kids, if you didn't get enough candy? That's George Bush's
Robert Kosilek murdered his wife. He was convicted and sentenced to prison.
Then he decided he wanted to be a woman. Hey, the guy's got issues, if that wasn't already obvious.
Earlier this month a moonbat judge ruled he's entitled to a free sex change operation, while in prison.
"Everybody has the right to have their health care needs met, whether they are in prison or out on the streets," Kosilek said.
Because surgical mutilation of cross-dressing freaks is now "health care." Just like free contraception, or something.
It must be one of those things buried in Obamacare. You know, the stuff we had to pass the bill for, just to find out what's in it. You got the "need", the taxpayers got the dough!
But wait, it gets better. Mr./Ms. Kosilek is also entitled to compensation for his/her/its legal bills.
The transsexual wife killer who has just been granted a stated-funded sex change is also entitled to be reimbursed by the state for years of legal bills.
A judge ruled [Sunday] that Michelle Lynne Kosilek, 63, of Mansfield [Massachusetts], who was born Robert Kosilek, was eligible for the "large amount" of money because the case dates back many years.
U. S. District Court Chief Judge Mark Wolf ruled earlier this month that the state prisons department violated Kosilek's rights by refusing to pay for a sex change.
Look, it's a free country. If some dude wants to rejigger his genitals, it's no skin off my nose. Heck, if he wants to turn himself into a llama, I say go for it. Whatever floats your boat.
Just don't insult my intelligence by calling it "health care."
And sure as shootin' don't try to stick me with the bill. Boob jobs are elective surgery, and nobody's insurance covers them. What makes a sex change so danged important it can't wait until after you've paid your debt to society? Get outta jail first ya boob, then go off and do whatever you gotta do. On your own dime.
Until then though, my advice is "man up, twinkletoes."
Thanks John Roberts. Remember when I said if the government can make you buy health insurance they can make you buy anything? Here's proof.
If you buy gasoline, you now must buy a minimum of four gallons. Even if you've only got a one gallon gas can.
The latest mandate handed down from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is so ridiculous, even I was shocked. The EPA has now mandated how much gasoline you must buy at certain gas stations. Say hello to the Obama Administration's four gallon minimum.
This unprecedented EPA overreach applies when filling up at a gas station that provides both E15 and E10, gasoline with 15 or 10 percent of ethanol, respectively, from the same hose.
Of course, ethanol, Frosted Flakes™ for your car. Why are we putting perfectly good food into our cars? Becaue the Ethanol lobbyists bribed Congress, that's why!
At the insistence of the ethanol industry, the Obama Administration is pushing E15 into the marketplace, regardless of the serious concerns about the fuel's impact on drivers. From its inception, E15 is a study in the consequences of government interference in the marketplace. The EPA's decision to set a minimum purchase requirement is just the most recent example.
E15 is toxic to small engines. It'll kill your lawnmower. It'll destroy your snowblower. It'll sink your boat. Only some cars made after 2001 can safely use it. Put E15 in anything else, and ka-boom.
So here's the EPA's tortured "logic":
"EPA requires that retail stations that own or operate blender pumps either dispense E15 from a dedicated hose and nozzle if able or, in the case of E15 and E10 being dispensed from the same hose, require that at least four gallons of fuel be purchased to prevent vehicles and engines with smaller fuel tanks from being exposed to gasoline-ethanol blended fuels containing greater than 10 volume percent ethanol."
Only a Washington bureaucrat or a corn-state Senator could believe this is a workable solution. Everybody has to buy at least 4 gallons of gas! Consumer choice? Not in Obama's mandate-driven America.
They're drunk on power. And yes, it's John Roberts' fault.
It's Smart Diplomacy the Huma Abedin way — Hillary's Muslim Brotherhood stooge in the State Department is in negotiations to "return" Omar Abdel-Rahman, aka "The Blind Sheikh" to Egypt. For humanitarian reasons, of course. Not because it's what the mob is really after.
The U.S. State Department is currently in negotiations with the Egyptian government for the transfer of custody of Omar Abdel-Rahman, also known as "the Blind Sheikh," for humanitarian and health reasons, a source close to the the Obama administration told The Blaze.
The negotiations are allegedly part of the ongoing discussions with the Egyptian government to resolve the crisis plaguing the Middle East, the source told The Blaze. Calls to the State Department for comment referred us to the Department of Justice, and nothing has been confirmed.
The Blind Sheikh is serving a life sentence in American prison for his role in the 1993 World Trade Center bombing. His release has been called one of the top priorities of the new Islamist administration in Egypt. Many have pinpointed the cause of last week's unrest in Egypt to be protests over the Blind Sheikh's release. not an anti-Islam YouTube video.
Omar Abdel-Rahman is a pious man of Allah and a true representative of The Religion Of Peace™. He inspires his followers to achieve Great Things.
On February 26, 1993, a truck bomb was detonated below the North Tower of the World Trade Center in New York, NY. The 1,336 lb (606 kg) urea nitrate-hydrogen gas enhanced device was intended to knock the North Tower (Tower One) into the South Tower (Tower Two), bringing both towers down and killing thousands of people. It failed to do so, but it did kill six people and injured more than a thousand. The attack was planned by a group of conspirators including Ramzi Yousef, Mahmud Abouhalima, Nidal A. Ayyad, Abdul Rahman Yasin and Ahmad Ajaj. They received financing from Khaled Sheikh Mohammed, Yousef's uncle. In March 1994, four men were convicted of carrying out the bombing: Abouhalima, Ajaj, Ayyad and Salameh. The charges included conspiracy, explosive destruction of property and interstate transportation of explosives. In November 1997, two more were convicted: Ramzi Yousef, the mastermind behind the bombings, and Eyad Ismoil, who drove the carrying the bomb.
President Chamberlain believes he'll get Peace In Our Time by negotiating with terrorists. The terrorists who have no qualms about killing Americans to get what they want. And after this capitulation, they'll set their sights on the really big prize — release of Khalid Sheikh Mohammed. Hey, after we've released one WTC murderer, what's the big deal with releasing another, right?
So how many dead Ambassadors will it take to put KSM back onto the streets of
Cairo? I'm afraid we're about to find out.
Your Tax Dollars At Work: A new parking garage in Atlantic City, NJ has six taxpayer-supplied charging stations for electric cars. But they're located in an area where overnight parking is prohibited because there's a serious risk of flooding.
Oh, but there's a Really Good Reason the government installed them in that spot. High visibility.
Casino Reinvestment Development Authority spokeswoman Kim Butler tells The Press of Atlantic City that the spot was chosen so the charging stations would be highly visible and to showcase the agency's commitment to being green at its garage in the Ducktown neighborhood.
"Look how green we are! We've got cool electric car charging stations! Um, but, you can't park here because your car might get washed away in a flood. Oh, and don't forget that electricity and water don't actually mix, but hey, did we tell you how green we are?"
You can't make this stuff up.
He got released, dontcha know. What's the big deal? He's a criminal, isn't he? And his movie got Americans killed! Susan Rice said so!
Apparently the First Amendment doesn't apply to "yucky" people.
Oh, you mean like pornographers?
Because I seem to remember a bit of a kerfuffle when John Ashcroft "censored" a
statue. Maybe that's no longer a problem. But I'm sure we'll find out when the
Romney Administration sends in the FBI to shut down Porn Valley. Most of the
folks working in porn have criminal records. And being paid to have sex is
pretty much the definition of prostitution. So hauling them downtown
would be exactly like what Obama's goons did to Nakoula Basseley
Nakoula (aka Sam Bacile), right?
There is a word to describe the leadership of President Golfpants.
That word is "feckless."
President Barack Obama's re-election campaign is getting a boost from pop stars Beyonce and Jay-Z.
The superstar couple will hold a fundraiser with Obama at a swanky New York nightclub that Jay-Z owns.
Tickets are $40,000, but the campaign says a small donation lands a chance to win two tickets — airfare and hotel included.
Ambassador Stevens was unavailable for comment.
Maybe a president who took his job as seriously as he takes his fundraising would have attended a few intelligence briefings. And maybe he'd have heard how the attack in Libya was being planned. And then he might have modified his standing order that our embassy marines can't have any bullets in their guns.
But President Golfpants didn't do that. And bloody handprints tell the story.
Bloody handprints. The desperate final act of a dying American in Benghazi, Libya, is a perfect metaphor for the failed pro-Islamist foreign policy of the worst President in America history, Barack Hussein Obama.
That blood is on Barack Obama's hands.
I'd call it a stain on his soul. But Barack Hussein Obama has no soul.
My two favorites: "Idea: let's pay Jay-Z and Beyonce to give the national intelligence briefing." -- @Iowahawkblog, and "@BarackObama If I had the money, I'd buy Netanyahu a ticket to your party with Beyonce and Jay-Z." -- @billhobbs.
Of course the Fed Chairman calls it "QE3".
"....The Committee agreed today to increase policy accommodation by purchasing additional agency mortgage-backed securities at a pace of $40 billion per month. The Committee also will continue through the end of the year its program to extend the average maturity of its holdings of securities as announced in June, and it is maintaining its existing policy of reinvesting principal payments from its holdings of agency debt and agency mortgage-backed securities in agency mortgage-backed securities. These actions...should put downward pressure on longer-term interest rates, support mortgage markets, and help to make broader financial conditions more accommodative."
For those of you who don't "speak Fed", here's what that means:
The purchase of mortgage-backed securities is Quantitative Easing. Unlike QE1 and QE2, no dollar amount or time-limit was placed on the program. The Fed essentially announced it will be purchasing $40 billion in MBS per month until further notice.
This is a monster, huge, gargantuan change from prior operations. QE1 "cost" $1.7 trillion. QE2 was half a trillion, give or take. The new plan isn't really QE3, because it's never scheduled to end. It is an entirely different, frightening animal.
How frightening? This frightening:
"If the outlook for the labor market does not improve substantially, the Committee will continue its purchases of agency mortgage-backed securities, undertake additional asset purchases, and employ its other policy tools as appropriate until such improvement is achieved in a context of price stability. In determining the size, pace, and composition of its asset purchases, the Committee will, as always, take appropriate account of the likely efficacy and costs of such purchases."
Again translating from Fed-speak, we really aren't in Kansas anymore Dorothy.
In fact, Ben Bernanke has gone way off the reservation. He's gonna continue printing money, even though all the money he's printed so far hasn't done anything to move the unemployment numbers. And when that still doesn't work, he'll print even more money.
But there is a short-term benefit to injecting so much new money into the system. It'll make the economy look like it's suddenly going gangbusters. An additional $40 Billion Dollars a month in new government spending will temporarily paper over Obama's mishandling of our fiscal woes, just in time for November 6th.
Bernanke's position is crystal clear — he'll do whatever it takes to ensure Barack Obama's re-election. Which means he must be scared to death of what a Romney - Ryan Administration would find when it inevitably shines a flashlight into the bowels of the Federal Reserve. Think about that before you're fooled by the allure of free money.
Oh, and think about this too. Come early next year, when the spigots have been running for a few months, you're gonna need a wheelbarrow of hundred dollar bills just to buy bread. Ben Bernanke may have handed the election to Barack Obama. But he's also guaranteed Weimar (or for you youngsters, Zimbabwe) style hyperinflation for years to come. All that new money will almost certainly push up prices, but with wages declining and jobs nonexistent, nobody's gonna be able to afford to eat.
Yes, that means you.
Focused like a laser on keeping his own job, Obama doesn't much care about you keeping yours.
The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits jumped to the highest level in two months.
Applications increased by 15,000 to a seasonally adjusted 382,000, the Labor Department said Thursday. That's up from 367,000 the previous week. The four-week average, a less volatile measure, increased for the fourth straight week to 375,000.
The economy isn't growing fast enough to support much more hiring. It grew at a tepid 1.7 percent annual rate in the April-June quarter, down from 2 percent in the January-March quarter and 4.1 percent in the final three months of last year.
Growth isn't likely to get much better for the rest of this year. Economists expect it to grow at a roughly 2 percent pace. That's typically too weak to create enough jobs to lower the unemployment rate.
Now if you believe Mr. Obama, prosperity is right around the corner. Ayup, re-elect him and let him keep following the same policies which brought us to this point and for sure next year the magic unicorns will fart fairy dust that instantly propels America into the recovery he promised us 2 years ago.
However back in the Real World, the news keeps getting worse.
President Obama employs some of the best political stone soup makers in memory, but even they're having trouble with this one. On Wednesday's terrible Census Bureau findings on income and poverty, the White House put out a statement saying the report shows "we have made progress digging our way out of the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression," even if "too many families are still struggling."
Oh? Such progress includes median household income falling by $777 to $50,054 in 2011, a decline of 1.5% in real terms and the second in two years. This measure of middle-class incomes is 8.1% lower than in 2007. . . . Meanwhile, 46.2 million Americans live in poverty, a near-record high at 15% and also unchanged since last year. They'll be happy to know the White House considers this progress.
Man cannot live on Hopium alone. Welcome to trickle-up poverty.
In the course of Obama's presidency, people saying they are in the "lower classes" have risen from one-quarter to one-third of the adult population.
According to the Pew Research Center, Americans who say they are in the lower-middle or lower-class has risen from 25 percent to 32 percent in the past four years, in the national survey of 2,508 adults.
Not only has the lower class grown, but its demographic profile also has shifted. People younger than 30 are disproportionately swelling the ranks of the self-defined lower classes. The shares of Hispanics and whites who place themselves in the lower class also are growing.
See Obama can promote growth! In poverty. Give President Food Stamps
four more years, he'll surely get that poverty number up over 50 percent. It's
the one thing he's good at.
No, that's not a misprint.
It's a protest. The local LukOil gas station owners are mad because the Russian Mafiya charges them an extra 5 to 20 cents per gallon over the other regional suppliers. So they can't compete on price, and they're losing money.
They cooked up this stunt to draw attention to their plight, in the hope customers will call LukOil to complain. They've got a handy-dandy flyer asking for our help.
"Please call LukOil today at 856-722-6425 and tell them to start selling gasoline to small business retailers at justifiable market prices!"
I'm sure LukOil is waiting by the phone. Because Vladmir Putin cares what the people of Verona think. Really. He does.
By the way, no one paid $8.89 per gallon. Folks drove away, searching for a better deal down the road.
Of course, if Steven Chu has his way, $8.89 per gallon will be a bargain. We're halfway there already, my wife paid $4.21 yesterday morning.
Perhaps LukOil isn't overcharging, they're just ahead of their time, and on board with the Obama Administration's desire to raise our gas prices to match Europe's.
The thing is, gas in Verona, Italy is cheaper right now. It's 1.73
€ per liter, which works out to $8.479 per gallon. Yeah, if Steven Chu
was in Verona today, he'd have one big old grin on his face for sure. The
rest of us, not so much.
Mitt Romney is right — the Obama Administration is continually equivocating when it comes to condeming the Islamic attacks on our embassies in Libya and Egypt. Every single statement they release begins with some variation on "the United States rejects efforts to denigrate the religious beliefs of others".
"While the United States rejects efforts to denigrate the religious beliefs of others, we must all unequivocally oppose the kind of senseless violence that took the lives of these public servants," Obama said.
"The United States deplores any intentional effort to denigrate the religious beliefs of others. Our commitment to religious tolerance goes back to the very beginning of our nation."
What they both mean, of course, is the United States opposes any denigration of Islam. Put a crucifix in urine and the United States Government will send you checks courtesy of the National Endowment for the Arts.
And if they stood behind the religious beliefs of Jews they wouldn't get all tongue-tied whenever someone asks if Jerusalem is the Capital of Israel.
For that matter, an Administration which honored religious beliefs wouldn't use Obamacare to trample all over the Catholic Church.
So take note, all of you who harshly condemn anti-homosexuality religious beliefs, "The United States deplores any intentional effort to denigrate the religious beliefs of others." Yeah, I'm looking at you Curt.
But one guy makes a movie telling the truth about Islam's pedophile prophet and our government's first reaction is to tweet an apology. Then the clown show on MSNBC calls for the filmmaker to be arrested. Because Obama State Media never learned the true meaning of "Free Speech".
So what did Mitt Romney actually say that was so terrible? I'm guessing the diplo-dhimmis got their shorts into a knot over this part:
"I also believe the Administration was wrong to stand by a statement sympathizing with those who had breached our embassy in Egypt instead of condemning their actions. It's never too early for the United States Government to condemn attacks on Americans, and to defend our values. The White House distanced itself last night from the statement, saying it wasn't 'cleared by Washington.' That reflects the mixed signals they're sending to the world."
So I ask you, what's wrong with that? Nothing! It's a refreshingly straightforward statement. Which is of course why it makes the Obamabots so uncomfortable.
The Smart Diplomacy crowd may have "distanced" themselves from their embassy's original statement, but the mealy-mouthed "we love Islam and hate people who hate it" nonsense survives, and flourishes.
They're still blaming the movie. As if an obscure movie, that no one had ever heard of, with no distribution deal, and no chance of making it to HBO, suddenly agitated millions of peaceful Muslims, compelling them to take to the streets with violence on their minds and hatred in their hearts.
Believe that, and I've got a bridge in Brooklyn you can have, cheap.
As for the true motivation behind these "spontaneous" protests, Walid Shoebat translated the Arabic writings which encouraged people to join the demonstrations. Unsurprisingly the attacks were planned days ago, and set for September 11th.
Gee, I wonder why Muslims might want to attack America on September 11th? Any guesses folks?
The Arabic sources show that this was in support of al-Qaeda day, posting al-Qaeda flags and some of the chanting was about reminding Americans that there are many al-Qaedas (ie Nour Party). Americans should ask themselves a hard question:
If our enemy is al-Qaeda exclusively, then why is an entire political party — which makes up over 20% of Egypt's new Parliament — aligning with al-Qaeda?
Obama doesn't want you to ask that question. He wants you to ask why Mitt Romney is criticizing him. And his lapdog media happily obliges. Obama held a "press conference" today, at which he took no questions. Mitt Romney held a press conference too, at which he was grilled about his criticism of Obama.
Then Obama jetted off to Las Vegas for a fundraiser. The family of Ambassador Stevens surely appreciates the president's committment to duty, honor, and re-election. His autopen-signed form letter of condolence is already in the mail, so from Barry's perspective, this chapter is closed.
Back on the don't-insult-Islam front, I'll leave you guys with one last bit of information. Obama's top civil rights official recently refused to support freedom of speech when asked about enacting laws which criminalize blasphemy.
President Barack Obama's top civil rights official repeatedly declined to support religious free speech during a July 27 congressional hearing, despite repeated questioning from Arizona Republican Rep. Trent Franks, who chairs the House's constitution subcommittee.
Tom Perez, the progressive who runs the Justice Department's civil rights office, refused to answer the questions posed by Franks.
"Will you tell usE that this administration's Department of Justice will never entertain or advance a proposal that criminalizes speech against any religion?" Frank asked four times.
Perez refused to answer, saying "it is a hard question, in the sense that when you make threats against someone."
If the Obama Administration won't defend free speech in front of Congress, does anyone here believe they'll defend it when faced by an angry Mohammedan mob?
Yesterday afternoon I tweeted:
Well, I report, you decide:
Pretty much impossible to not see the similarities between Jimmy Carter and Barack Obama when you see this twitter.com/JasonBWhitman/.— Jason B. Whitman (@JasonBWhitman) September 11, 2012
Not to be outdone on the 11th anniversary of 9-11, the Libyans killed our Ambassador and 3 other Americans, then burned our consulate in Benghazi to the ground.
Why? Because the Muslims are mad. About a movie. So naturally their first reaction is to start killing people. Because Islam is a Religion Of Peace™.
How's that Arab Spring looking now Mr. Smart Diplomacy?
But wait! President Quisling quickly reacted to these attacks on U.S. sovereignty!
If we had a Real President he'd know what to do with marauders who invade our embassy. Shoot them on sight.
If we had a Real President he'd know what to do when animals burn our flag. Rick Monday, please call the White House.
I posted a similar rant to Facebook last night, and I was immediately chastised by a liberal Democrat for not sticking to the "9-11, refrain from the profane" 24 hour sabbatical on political banter.
So what's a blogger to do? I call 'em like I see 'em! That's what I do.
Are you ready for 444 days of Huma Abedin "negotiating" with her mother's friends in the Muslim Brotherhood? Because I'm not. I remember 1979. I remember the hostages. I remember Jimmy Carter's impotent ineptitude. And I weep for the America that was.
It's deja vu all over again.
Perhaps in between fundraisers and golf outings President Obama could squeeze in a few minutes to whack Dingy Harry Reid upside the head. Otherwise Moody's will cut our credit rating again.
Moody's Investors Service says it would likely cut its "Aaa" rating on U.S. government debt, probably by one notch, if budget negotiations fail.
Yippee Kai Ay. The Senate hasn't passed a budget in 3½ years, so don't count on them doing anything before the country falls off the "fiscal cliff" come January 1st.
If Congress does not reach a budget deal, more than $600 billion in spending cuts and tax increases will kick in next year, a scenario that's been dubbed the "fiscal cliff" because it is likely to send the economy back into recession and drive unemployment up.
Stock up on ammo and canned goods. Things are gonna get bumpy. And then, if the people in this country are stupid enough to re-elect Barry…
Nah. I don't want to think about that.
The Religion Of Peace™ unleashed The Dogs Of War.
God Bless those who bring the fight to the enemy in Afghanistan, Iraq, and around the globe. May your aim be true and your resolve unwavering.
Remember Sept 11th 2001 was the 2nd great American Victory in history, the first was on Lake Champlain in 1814,
At the crisis point of the battle MacDonough managed to wear his primary ship Saratoga 180 degrees due to springs and cables that he prepared the day before, that allowed him to send broadsides from his undamaged side into the equally damaged British fleet.His taking of the entire fleet meant that even though the British Armies had a 3-1 advantage in troops they were forced to retreat back to Canada.
and the 2nd was on a plane over Pennsylvania
With a cry of "Let's Roll" the people on that flight ceased to be victims and instead became soldiers and warriors. Their will to fight and make a difference denying a victory to our foes and was the first of many US victory's in the war on Terror.
It was that moment when 9/11 ceased to be another of many terror attacks and became the War on Terror for me.
And even before Todd Beamer and the heroes of Flight 93, Betty Ong bravely stepped up, because that's what Americans do.
The 45-year-old flight attendant was on American Airline Flight 11, the first of two that crashed into the World Trade Center. During the hijacking, Ong hid in the back galley, picked up a crew phone and bravely called the airline reservation desk.
"The cockpit is not answering their phone," Ong said during the hijacking. "There's somebody stabbed in business class and we can't breathe…somebody's got mace or something."The call lasted 23 minutes. Ong spoke calmly, giving important details of the chaotic last moments.
The 9/11 Commission declared Ong a hero.
US Army Major Nidal Hasan, the Fort Hood killer, has still not been designated a terrorist, although he screamed "Allahu Akbar" as he shot down soldiers and civilians, killing 14, on an Army base on U.S. soil. That act of the U.S. Government defies comprehension…
Yeah, I'm lookin' at you, Barry.
Day of "community service", my ass.
Community service doesn't honor the victims of 9/11 in any way, shape, or form. To even try to turn 9/11 into a "day of service" is disgusting.
We honor the victims of 9/11 by killing the people responsible for it. Whether members of Al-Qaeda die by sniper, by hellfire missile, by artillery, by helicopter, or from old age in Gitmo, whether they die sitting, standing, running, or resting, whether they die in a cave, in the wilds of Pakistan, or in the mountains of Afghanistan doesn't matter very much as long as they die.
We do remember that we have enemies, don't we? If they hate us, it's not our fault. It's theirs. When they attack us, it's not in our nature to roll over and play dead. We're America. We kick ass and take names. That's one reason you're not reading this blog in German.
I sure wish we had leaders who understood that.
Flag DirecTV for roughing the customer. After years of being able to watch NFL Sunday Ticket on my BlackBerry, suddenly it's gone. No longer supported.
And how did I find this out? Did DirecTV tell me when they automatically renewed my subscription this year? Nope.
Did they mention it in their monthly newsletter? Nope.
Did any of the 4,000 marketing emails they blast out happen to note they planned to abandon BlackBerry support? Nope.
Hunting for an update to the app yesterday, after last year's app failed to load, I finally found this web page.
"BlackBerry and Palm devices will not be supported in 2012-2012." Thanks for the heads-up.
You know what's even more amazing? Dropping BlackBerry support seems to be news to the NFL too. Here's their web page for NFL Sunday Ticket Mobile Apps.
Hmmm. That sure looks like a BlackBerry icon to me. But clicking it brought me to the same "Sorry, you lose" page that I found before.
Sadly, I'm probably the only guy who still cares. And in reality it's just another nail in BlackBerry's coffin. When you've lost the most popular sport in America, your demise is pretty much assured.
To sort of reinforce that point, somewhere Rutherford B. Hayes is laughing.
OBAMA'S SUPERMARKET-SCANNER MOMENT: World's Smartest President Has Trouble With iPhone.
"See, I still have a BlackBerry."
Just the facts, ma'am. Except for inconvenient facts that don't fit the narrative.
Nowhere in NJ.com's coverage of Trenton Mayor Tony Mack's arrest this morning do they bother to mention his political party affiliation.
Of course, if Tony Mack was a Republican, it'd be trumpeted in the headline.
Then again, this is New Jersey. Corrupt and Democrat are practically synonymous
around here. But I doubt that's the impression our lapdog media is trying to
Ann Romney certainly has a much nicer way of saying, "It's the economy, stupid."
Ann Romney told KWQC TV6 News Friday that birth control and gay marriage are issues that "distract from what the real voting issue is going to be at this election." Mrs. Romney says the election is about "the economy and jobs."
Well, duh. (Sorry, Mrs. Romney, no disrespect intended.)
When it comes to "women's issues," Ann Romney sees the bigger picture:
"I wanted to make sure that women of America knew that we have been across this country for the last year and a half and we are very aware of how tough it is for them," Mrs. Romney said. "I think all of us know that women work harder than anyone and that they hold down jobs, they are raising the kids, they're trying to get food on the table and everything else and they're really being stretched."
But the Democrats and their lapdog media don't want to talk about the economy. They'd have to defend Obama's record, and doing that is only slightly easier than herding cats. So distractions it is!
When asked if she believes a lesbian mother should be allowed to marry her partner, Mrs. Romney said, "I'm not going to talk about the specific issues. I'm going to let my husband speak on issues."
Which then engenders headlines like, Ann Romney Refuses To Say Why Lesbians Should Not Be Allowed To Marry, complete with scary music and choreographed dancing sex toys.
It's incomprehensible to some people that there are indeed bigger fish to fry.
When asked if she believes that employer-provided health insurance should be required to cover birth control, Mrs. Romney said "Again, you're asking me questions that are not about what this election is going to be about. This election is going to be about the economy and jobs."
Of the 88,921,000 Americans who've given up on looking for a job, I wonder how many of them are women? And how many of those women cry themselves to sleep at night because somewhere a lesbian mother can't "marry" her partner?
I'm guessing, none.
As for Obama's economic scorecard, let's check the ups and downs.
Gas (and energy) prices are up. Way up.
People on Food Stamps, up.
Food prices, up.
Health care costs, up.
Disposable income, down.
Total household income, down.
Consumer confidence, down.
America's credit rating, down.
Value of your house, down.
Here's a handy graphic you can share with your friends.
And when they try to change the subject, just remind them of
this: Ted Kennedy is the only politician with a confirmed kill in the War
She asked for it, right? So let's give it to her.
Repeal the Hollywood tax cuts!
What's that? You haven't heard of the Hollywood Tax Cuts? Yeah, it's funny how Obama never mentions all the sweet tax breaks his Hollywood friends get when he's demonizing "rich people".
So here's Glenn Reynolds to fill you in.
The first such proposal would be to restore the 20 percent excise tax on motion picture theater gross revenues that existed between the end of World War II and its repeal in the mid-1950s. The campaign to end the excise tax had studio executives and movie stars talking like Art Laffer, as they noted that high taxes reduced business income, hurt investment and cost jobs.
The movie excise tax was imposed in response to the high deficits after World War Two. Deficits are high again, and there's already historical precedent. Of course, to keep up with technology, the tax should now apply to DVDs, downloadable movies, pay-per-view and the like. But in these financially perilous times, why should movie stars and studio moguls, with their yachts, swimming pools and private jets, not at least shoulder the burden they carried back in Harry Truman's day -- when, to be honest, movies were better anyway.
For extra fun, they could show pictures of David Geffen's yacht and John Travolta's personal Boeing 707 on the Senate floor. You want to tax fat cats? I gotcher "fat cats" right here! Repeal the Hollywood Tax Cuts!
Finally, some taxes I could get behind! Tax the theaters. Tax the crappy popcorn and decades old boxes of Raisonettes™ too. Tax DVDs. Tax iTunes. Tax YouTube and MTV.
Especially MTV, call it the Jersey Shore Stupidity Tax.
Thanks Eva Longoria, you made my day.
Hey, that looks like a pretty nice pool. Tax it!
Sister Simone Campbell is a Catholic nun and liberal activist who has earned a lot of media coverage this year for criticizing the Paul Ryan budget while riding around the country on a bus. [Wednesday night] at the Democratic National Convention, Campbell will be speaking from the podium against the Ryan budget.
But how does Campbell, a Catholic who says she believes abortion is the taking of an innocent life, weigh her budget concerns against her opposition to abortion? It turns out there's not a dilemma because, as Campbell told me this afternoon at the Charlotte Convention Center, she doesn't know if she supports laws protecting the lives of unborn children.
TWS: On the legal question, do you think there should be penalties against abortion doctors? I mean, should it be illegal to perform abortions?
CAMPBELL: That's beyond my pay grade. I don't know.
A central tenet of the Catholic faith is above her pay grade.
Isn't that special?
Dance around the issue, because that religion stuff is just so rigid and inflexible. Why follow the example of Blessed Mother Teresa when all your cool feminist friends are lining up behind Margaret Sanger? And if we have to sacrifice our religious freedom for a little social justice, well that's just the price to be paid. Thirty pieces of silver under the bridge, to mangle a metaphor.
Alas, Sr. Campbell is no stranger to scandal. A few months back she teamed up with "comedian" Jon Stewart to mock the Catholic Church, demean Church hierarchy, and attack the dignity of human life. Which of course is why the media loves her with all their hearts.
And let us not forget her unabashed lobbying on behalf of Obamacare. Advocacy which brought her accolades from President Obama. The fact that his signature legislation absolutely contradicts the Catholic faith she is sworn to uphold and protect means nothing compared to getting a hug from Dear Leader himself.
"He gave me this great hug and said, 'Thank you for your leadership. It made a big difference.' It brought tears to my eyes. I am still wound up."
Would that those were tears of shame.
The Democratic Party only has room for one deity, and it ain't God the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.
Stunned by their Platform Committee's excising of the traditional "we believe in God" and "Jerusalem is the capital of Israel" planks the party leadership tried to rig a vote to put them back.
The assembled delegates weren't in the mood to cooperate.
Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa of Los Angeles, the head of the Democratic National Convention, got up and asked for a two-thirds vote on the amendments to the platform. He took a voice vote, with people stating aloud "aye" and "nay."
The first time, he couldn't determine if two-thirds of the voters had said "aye"; a loud "no" vote was heard. He asked for a second vote.
The second time, he couldn't determine whether the voice vote had passed. Again. Villaraigosa looked around in confusion.
Finally, on the third attempt, Villaraigosa took a voice vote and simply declared, in the "opinion of the chair," that it had been passed.
And how did the creme of the Democratic Party react?
Boos. And catcalls. With agitated hand-waving.
Here, watch the video.
The whole exercise in platform hijinks is largely symbolic anyway. Obama only believes in one god — the guy staring back at him in the mirror every morning. As for Jerusalem, well let's just say his loyalties lie with his friends in the Muslim Brotherhood. Everyone knows where they stand on the matter.
Villaraigosa was merely trying to appease secular American Jews with a fig leaf of respectability in exchange for their votes. In the end he couldn't even deliver that.
You just know the Romney campaign is gonna replay those boos. Often. And loud.
The party of abortion and gay "marriage" gives God the Bronx cheer.
The party of Jumah with Islamic terrorists denies Jerusalem is the capital of Israel.
The ads practically write themselves.
Smooth move there, Ex-Lax.
OK, this is my last Cory Booker post. Promise.
Did you catch Mayor Booker's DNC speech last night? It was, interesting.
Our platform calls for significant cuts in federal spending. Our platform calls for a balanced deficit reduction plan …
This just in, the Federal Deficit is now Sixteen Trillion Dollars. (Cue my New York Lotto Jackpot Guy voice!) "That's SIXTEEN TRILLION dollars!"
Our platform calls for a balanced deficit reduction plan where everyone, from elected leaders to the wealthy and super-wealthy, pay their fair share. And when your country is in a costly war, with our soldiers sacrificing abroad and our nation facing a debt crisis at home, being asked to pay your fair share isn't class warfare. it's patriotism.
Did you want to stand up and salute the flag after hearing that? Well, didja?
Nope? Me neither. Obama can't spell deficit reduction, let alone do anything to curb federal spending. To assert otherwise defies credulity.
As for higher taxes being "patriotic", Joe Bidenopoulos already covered that back in 2008. To what we might call, um, limited effect. So when Charlie Rangel and TurboTax Timmy Geithner finally pay their back taxes, call me.
For that matter, when the more than 279,000 federal employees and retirees who owe back taxes pay their $3.4 billion tab, maybe we can talk about fair shares.
Closer to your glass house Mr. Mayor, 36 Obama aides owe $833,000 in back taxes. Maybe you can ask your friend Mark Zuckerberg to cover their vig, seeing as how they can't bother to pay their "fair share" on their own while you hosers are busy demonizing guys like me.
Here's what I think. Your idea of patriotism only applies to rich guys. Rich guys who support Republicans to be exact. When it comes to your own team, tax returns are what you use to bludgeon Mitt Romney. Not something most Democrats have ever personally felt the need to pay attention to.
Or did John Kerry come clean with that whole Rhode Island vs Massachusetts yacht registration thing? And Warren Buffett; is he still fighting the IRS over the more than one billion he owes? He is? Gee, imagine that.
As for those "soldiers sacrificing abroad", spare me the crocodile tears. Barry campaigned on a theme of bringing them all home. Four years later and he's dropping drones on American citizens while practicing escalatio on the Afghanis and amazingly I haven't heard peep one from the peaceniks.
You also forgot to cite a pretty significant change to your party's platform. One that you must've had a hand in, seeing as how you were the Chairman of the Platform Committee and all. Allow me to refresh your memory — you removed the section that called for isolating Hamas until it "renounces terrorism".
So I guess Democrats are OK with Hamas terrorism now? Someone really oughta mention that to your Jewish supporters. You know, so they're fully up to speed on your party's priorities.
More Taxes and More Terrorism, the cornerstone of Barak Obama's re-election campaign! #Winning
Actual quote: "Government is the only thing we all belong to."
Ace has the video.
I have a sick feeling in the pit of my stomach.
Ein Volk, ein Government, ein Obama!
Well, actually, under the SUV.
Newark Mayor Cory Booker hurt his ankle exiting his SUV but delivered a speech anyway for the Florida delegation.
The speech was his second today and among four he's scheduled to give throughout the day.
After the speech the mayor put ice on the sprain and headed to the Charlotte Convention center for a rehearsal.
If I was Mayor Booker, I'd be watching my back.
And not that this blog is going All Cory All The Time, but in some related developments today, guess who suddenly discovered he had urgent business to attend to tonight, far away from the DNC?
There's a party in Frank's honor tonight too. It'll go on without Frank. Maybe that's because the party starts after Frank's bedtime. Or, and this is just speculation mind you, it's because rumors are swirling that Cory Booker is going to mount a primary challenge to Frank's Senate re-election hopes.
Mayor Booker is scheduled to address the DNC convention tonight. Frank's seats are in the nosebleed section. As the senior Democrat from New Jersey Frank's entitled to a little Respect, and when he doesn't get it, Frank gets cranky.
Let's see, in other Cory Booker news, he's given 3 speeches so far today, and wonder of wonders, he's all about how evil Republicans are. Except for Chris Christie, of course! Oh, yeah, he also said gay "marriage" is Teh Bomb, and Yea, Abortion!
Plans to fix the economy? Zero. Cause they got nothin'.
Incidentally, that last speech, at Planned Parenthood's "pavilion"? Not exactly a big draw. To label the crowd sparse would be kind. Maybe there was free ice cream at the Jumah.
Tune in at 6 PM tonight for Mayor Booker's big national debut. Hopefully he
won't have another accident on the way to the podium.
Cory Booker sticks his foot in it again.
Fresh from embarrassing President Obama and damaging a central piece of the Democrat's assault on Mitt Romney, the headline-grabbing Newark mayor took out an ad in the New Jersey directory of delegates at the convention and misspelled — of all things — the president's name!"Re-Elect President Barak Obama," the ad reads, missing the C in Barack.
Maybe that's how Obama's name is spelled on his original Kenyan birth
Of course since the media is completely in the tank for Obama the highest gas prices ever for Labor Day weekend won't be linked to his ruinous policies.
The national average for a gallon of regular gasoline hit $3.80 on Monday, up 14 cents from the same time last year, the highest price ever recorded during a Labor Day weekend, GasBuddy.com reports.
On Friday, the average price of gas was $3.83 per gallon, according to AAA. Monday's price of $3.80 beat the Labor Day record of $3.68 set in 2008, the association reported.
Back in 2008 gas at $4 a gallon was a national tragedy, mainly because Republicans were in the White House. Now with Democrats in charge there's nothing to see here. Doesn't fit the narrative.
I saw the idea on Facebook last night, and this morning John Hawkins directed me to the ever-growing thread at Legal Insurrection.
Today is the impromptu National Empty Chair Day, which I covered on Saturday night when a reader alerted me to the idea. At the time there were about a half dozen tweets from @YouTooCongress, but little other attention.
Through the efforts of Prof. Glenn Reynolds, Michael Patrick Leahy of Breitbart.com, Michelle Malkin, Twitchy, and many others in the right blogosphere, National Empty Chair Day has spread far and wide in about 24 hours.
Here's my humble contribution.
Tammy invited a few friends over for a barbecue this afternoon. Let's see if anyone notices the empty chair on our front lawn. I'll update this post with their reactions.
And in case you missed last year's Labor Day post — A liberal explains Labor Day: If you're not pro-union, you're pro-slavery. I suspect it'll be a recurring theme in Charlotte this week.
UPDATE 04 Sep 2012 10:03:
Reactions? Muted. Most of our guests didn't notice the chair. Or ignored it.
But those that did overwhelmingly liked the statement it made. Yup, here in the heart of Blue Jersey, where the Obamabot gene is implanted while still in the womb, Clint Eastwood's mockery struck a chord.
Most telling? Nobody stuck up for Barry. At barbecues this weekend there was zero enthusiasm for Dear Leader. He wasn't a topic of discussion. But Clint Eastwood was! Almost everyone had something to say about him, if not direct praise, then a grudging respect.
Contrast with four years ago when Obama-fever was rampant and everyone was high on Hopium. Back then a McCain - Palin sign got me ridicule, bordering on shunning. Today, it's quite clear that Barry's lost his mojo.
So as DaTechGuy says, "Ride right through 'em, they're as demoralized as hell!"
Remember when Nancy Pelosi promised to "drain the swamp" in Congress? Yeah, me neither. So imagine my surprise when the House Ethics Committee announced on Friday that their investigation of Rep. Rob Andrews (D-NJ) has born fruit.
The House Ethics Committee on Friday announced it has extended its investigation into Rep. Rob Andrews over allegations that the New Jersey Democrat misused campaign funds to take private family trips.
The secretive panel also released a lengthy report from the Office of Congressional Ethics (OCE) detailing the allegations, including charges that Andrews tapped tens-of-thousands of dollars in campaign funds to cover a 2011 trip to a wedding in Scotland, as well as multiple visits the same year to Los Angeles with his daughters.
Although Andrews has argued that the trips were political in nature — both the groom featured in the Scotland wedding and his daughters, he said, were volunteer campaign aides — the OCE alleges otherwise.
At the June 2011 Edinburgh wedding, the OCE said Andrews "engaged in no political activity, gave no political speeches, raised no campaign funds, and did not discuss his campaign with [the groom, Scott Street] or any member of Representative Andrews' campaign staff."
Surrounding the Los Angeles trips, the OCE found that "his daughters' airfare, meals, lodging, and other potential expenses were all paid for by his congressional campaign committee."
"Representative Andrews provided testimony that his daughters acted in a volunteer campaign staff role while there, a claim not supported by the evidence obtained," the 244-page OCE report added.
New Jersey used to have a crusading U.S. Attorney who put crooked politicians in jail. Now we've got Paul Fishman, a Democratic Party hack who sees no evil when it comes to his cronies and friends of Barry.
The pattern of Democrats who abuse their campaign funds is unmistakable. And unprosecuted.
Paul Fishman's U.S. Attorney's office was AWOL each time.
On the plus side, he's johnny-on-the-spot when it comes to the scourge of illegal kidney sales, so there's that.
And really, it's completely understandable that if your resources are devoted to keeping organ donation honest, a little political corruption might not be such a high priority.
I mean, it's not like Republicans are misusing campaign funds.