Musings on the Week
August 23, 2014
Freedom – “Freedom of speech includes the freedom to offend people.” Brad Thor.
Politics – Sources in the White House confirm that President Obama has “checked out” looking forward to his days out of office and no longer held responsible and accountable.
Politics – Appointing Eric Holder as Attorney General is like appointing an arsonist as the Fire Chief, and dispatching him to Ferguson is like replacing water in the fire hoses with gasoline.
Politics – Obama’s legacy will certainly include the fact that race relations has seriously degraded and the nation further divided during our black President’s terms of office.
Politics - This week’s distractions from the stagnant economy and ObamaCare: race riots after teen robber shot during arrest and Islamic Caliphate progress across the Middle East.
Politics – The more we hear about Hillary Clinton, the less people like “Her Imperial Highness” who demands royal treatment and fee as a condition for the privilege of hearing her speak.
Freedom – “George Washington.
Immigration – Recent poll finds clear support (65%) for deporting the immigrant children, and opposition to plans to extend legal status for illegal immigrants already in the country.
Environment – The inconvenient truth, based IPCC business case, is that the “climate impact” of an annual emission increase of 110 million tons of carbon dioxide is .0004 of a degree!
Environment – With more and more of the scientific case disproven, climate hysteria has shown itself less to do with the climate and more to do with control and economic change.
Justice – Democrats have bastardized the justice system in Texas to use the legal system as a political weapon trying to criminalize Republican governance as partisan manipulation.
Civil Rights – The root cause is the culture where black Americans, especially in poor and heavily black communities, believe themselves condemned to inferior conditions and discouraged from taking advantage of opportunities for economic advancement.
Crime – 91% of black males are murdered by other black males but this is not a cause for a riot, but if any white person kills a black male we have an incendiary case for racial riots.
Crime – Of the 54 people arrested so far in the riots only one person arrested is a resident of Ferguson; the rest of the mob are outside agitators exploiting the riot for their own purposes.
Crime – It’s not that hard to avoid getting shot by a cop: when they pull you over, you answer their questions truthfully, and you are on your way.
Freedom – “Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn't pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same.” Ronald Reagan.
Foreign Policy – “Teflon Barry” Obama wants it both ways: claiming all credit for any of his sparse foreign policy achievements, but disavowing all responsibility for any subpar results.
GWOT – Only the Democrat “Ostrich Party” believes the Global War on Terror ended when the U.S. left Iraq and Afghanistan, because the Islamists did not return; they never left!
Middle East – The Islamic State has embarked on a systematic and utterly barbaric genocidal War on Christianity slaughtering thousands who refuse to convert to Islam.
National Defense – The DoD transferred over $4.3 billion worth of surplus military equipment--including 345 Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicles (MRAPs), 205 grenade launchers and over 12,000 bayonets--to more than 17,000 state and local law enforcement agencies.