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Obama: HMMMMMM where can we put the prisoners from Gitmo, can’t keep them there in Cuba off American soil, I said I would close it, dang I can’t keep my promise of shutting it down in one year, let’s seeeee hey how about in our backyard, Illinois, that way we can funnel billions to our home state, whachaaaa think Rham, David?

A fools folly is taking place and that fool is the American tax payer, Obama’s latest fastball in moving the Gitmo “war criminals” to sovereign soil is untenable. Hey lets just send them to Miami, it is closer and the weather is better, that will help with heating bills!

Yet another transparent policy by the Big O, move em and shovel money to our cronies, we are counting the days Mr. President, maybe with your spare time after 2012, you can write your own book!

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VP Joe Biden is at it again, touting the success of the stimulus plan. Now we have one million jobs saved per Joe’s latest statement, note the jobs are all in district 4021 located in the state of confusion!! Read below the Politico article on Joes latest rant.

LOVING THE CBO: Vice President Biden released a statement Tuesday hailing the Congressional Budget Office’s new report on the stimulus as a sign that the administration’s recovery plan is working.

“This new report from the Congressional Budget Office is further evidence of what private forecasters and government economists have been saying: the Recovery Act is already responsible for more than 1 million jobs nationwide,” Biden said.

“From independent economists to Congress’s own nonpartisan research body, the experts have spoken and the debate is no longer whether the Recovery Act is creating and saving jobs, but how we provide even more opportunities to drive growth and support American workers. This early progress less than halfway through the program is encouraging, but we’re just getting started. In the coming months, we’ll break ground on thousands of infrastructure projects, launch multi-billion dollar broadband and high speed rail initiatives and make critical investments in our nation’s schools and businesses through the Recovery Act that will help put America back to work and lay a foundation for long-term economic growth.”

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Diary Of A Mad Conservative    

Dear President Obama,

My name is Harold Estes, approaching 95 on December 13 of this year. People meeting me for the first time don’t believe my age because I remain wrinkle free and pretty much mentally alert.

I enlisted in the U.S. Navy in 1934 and served proudly before, during and after WW II retiring as a Master Chief Bos’n Mate. Now I live in a “rest home” located on the western end of Pearl Harbor allowing me to keep alive the memories of 23 years of service to my country.

One of the benefits of my age, perhaps the only one, is to speak my mind, blunt and direct even to the head man.

So here goes.

I am amazed, angry and determined not to see my country die before I do but you seem hell bent not to grant me that wish.

I can’t figure out what country you are the president of. You fly around the world telling our friends and enemies despicable lies like:
· “We’re no longer a Christian nation”
· “America is arrogant” – (Your wife even announced to the world,”America is mean-spirited. ” Please tell her to try preaching that nonsense to 23 generations of our war dead buried all over the globe who died for no other reason than to free a whole lot of strangers from tyranny and hopelessness.)

I’d say shame on the both of you but I don’t think you like America nor do I see an ounce of gratefulness in anything you do for the obvious gifts this country has given you. To be without shame or gratefulness is a dangerous thing for a man sitting in the White House.

After 9/11 you said,” America hasn’t lived up to her ideals.” Which ones did you mean?

1. Was it the notion of personal liberty that 11,000 farmers and shopkeepers died for to win independence from the British ?
2. Or maybe the ideal that no man should be a slave to another man that 500,000 men died for in the Civil War ?

1. I hope you didn’t mean the ideal 470,000 fathers, brothers,husbands,and a lot of fellas I knew personally died for in WWII,because we felt real strongly about not letting any nation push us around because we stand for freedom.

4. I don’t think you mean the ideal that says equality is better than discrimination. You know the one that a whole lot of white people understood when they helped to get you elected.

Take a little advice from a very old geezer,young man. Shape up and start acting like an American.If you don’t, I’ll do what I can to see you get shipped out of that fancy rental on Pennsylvania Avenue .You were elected to lead not to bow, apologize and kiss the hands of murderers and corrupt leaders who still treat their people like slaves.

And just who do you think you are telling the American people not to jump to conclusions and condemn that Muslim major who killed 13 of his fellow soldiers and wounded dozens more. You mean you don’t want us to do what you did when that white cop used force to subdue that black college professor in Massachusetts who was putting up a fight ? You don’t mind offending the police calling them stupid but you don’t want us to offend Muslim fanatics by calling them what they are,terrorists.

One more thing. I realize you never served in the military and never had to defend your country with your life but you’re the Commander-in-Chief now,son. Do your job. When your battle-hardened field General asks you for 40,000 more troops to complete the mission, give them to him. But if you’re not in this fight to win, then get out. The life of one American soldier is not worth the best political strategy you’re thinking of.

You could be our greatest president because you face the greatest challenge ever presented to any president.

You’re not going to restore American greatness by bringing back our bloated economy. That’s not our greatest threat. Losing the heart and soul of who we are as Americans is our big fight now. And I sure as hell don’t want to think my president is the enemy in this final battle.

Sincerely,
Harold B. Estes

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I was starting to write a post on health care and came across numerous blogs and posts on the issue. The major misconception I held was that the health care industry was highly profitable given all the rhetoric, and that competition was a major factor!

The information shows first that the health care industry as a whole shows a very minimal profit margin, 3-7% pre-tax!!! So these companies that are being demonized by Obama as profit whores, clearly does not hold water when the numbers are reviewed.

Second, competition, this does seem to be an issue, without the ability to cross state lines to offer health insurance, this basically means you have 50 independent providers without competition, ultimately the end result of opening up the state lines would increase competition, but further erode the minimal profits these companies now hold, in effect making the game not worth playing!!

The ultimate issue with health care is cost of the provided services, (my bill for 23 hours in the hospital $12366), the general consensus and vague at best is liability!!! So although Tort Reform has been dismissed (due to the powerful trial lawyers lobby) this still appears the best resource to reduce costs. The administration and detractors of the general health care issue, is dealing with the scab and not the reason for the disease!! Otherwise why would a pill I generally pay $10.00 for 100, cost me $25.00 for one dose??

When a business has a tight margin for profit, they are required to generate income in other areas to offset expense, this is basic business. Due to the high cost of liability insurance and rampant law suits along with doctors providing defensive medicine due to the fear of making a mistake this cost has been padded into every nook and cranny of the process.

It would seem that a focus on reducing health care focused on the drivers of the out of control costs, (liability and malpractice insurance) would be a pragmatic point of consensus. The last thing we need is having the government enter into this fray, since it is abundantly obvious they are the last business to look to in producing a product at a profit!!!

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Now that our government is back to work, an oxymoron of the highest platitude, our nation anxiously awaits direction on the health care debate. Over the last month the voice of the people was surely heard, daily townhall meetings clearly expressed the opinion that most of the nation is not interested in President Obama’s often edited proposed health care plan, and most divisive, the public option. Also clear is the fact that there is no health care plan just a series of thoughts not so succinctly put forth to test the boundaries of just how far the Obama team can extend its tentacles into the hearts, minds and purses of its constituency. Now that the mud slinging, threats, and adjective abuse has come to an impasse we now look to Obama for leadership, will we see the brilliant orator/actor that mesmerized the disenchanted, or the foreboding truth that Obama is nothing more than a hollow messenger of the liberal left?

Evidence of the latter is abundantly apparent, where in the past the presidents skill at delivering a rousing speech to rally a cause proved dramatically successful, his efforts are now worn thin. The charm offensive: “A publicity campaign, usually by politicians, that attempts to attract supporters by emphasizing their charisma or trustworthiness” is not sufficient enough to carry the platform, the people are demanding “facta non verba”, Mr. President, action not words.

The irony of truth is we as a nation do need health care reform, that is the binding thread we all can agree on, where this process has been derailed is the two divisive paths to that goal. Neither plan or I should say any plan issued to date has not addressed the one simple baseline need, what is best for the people! The current administration believes a public option, or in other words further intrusion of the government into the lives and pockets of the masses is the the only way to achieve a workable plan, where as the opposing dictum for all intent and purpose shields the large corporate health care providers and diminishes competition. So in retrospect, no substantive options have come to the table by either party.

Obama has lost the “crisis effect” and a great deal of political capital due to his handlers inability to send a clear message. The modus operandi of this administration that was so successful in passing the non stimulus stimulus was the call for urgency, we must do this now or else! That strategy is shallow in that the democratic health care plan was not to take effect until 2013? The first rhetorical question, “what is the rush”, second being, if this is so urgent why wait until after 2013 to deliver on the promise? It become apparent when you answer those two questions that what we are witnessing from the Obama administration is more focused on ideology and party survival than need.

Many promises were made by the Obama handlers, the first payback was the stimulus plan, of which by best estimates will not be fully funded until 2011, and has not made one iota of difference in our economic conundrum, the second plank of the Obama platform was to offer government run health care. The nation was drunk with change when the stimulus was rammed though both the house and senate in 48 hours out of perceived need, and a full blown cram down was attempted to pass health care prior to the government recess, thankfully enough resistance quelled that attempt.

So here we are, no further along, more confused, political pandering rampant, poll numbers tanking, accountability demanded, accusations abound, facts becoming clearer as to general direction, and the answer from the Obama administration, “let him charm them”. Tonight’s speech is being labeled as a last ditch attempt to salvage any creditability of our Presidents leadership qualities, gone is the blind acceptance of change for change’s sake. Time for the rubber to meet the road, a political reboot so to speak. I do hope the President does not continue to insult the intelligence of the American public with shallow promises, radical ideals so far left they are laughable, and begin to lead the nation to some modicum of truth that he does have the peoples interests at heart. So far all that has gone before appears to be payback Chicago style to those who helped him gain the office of President. We are waiting Mr. President, and not so patiently for you to show us all you are more than an empty suit enamored with your own image.

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Feet of clay can be described as an unexpected flaw or vulnerable point in the character of a hero or any admired person. It has become apparent, that the words (rhetoric) and actions of our current president are not congruent. Obama campaigned as a liberal moderate, ready to heal the wounds of the past eight years of the Bush administration and offer all who bought into his message of change a “new beginning”. It is clear that Obama is a better campaigner than leader and implementer of policy. During the election process then candidate Obama made 516 promises on how he planned on changing the process of government. As of 8/31/09 here are the results; 37 promises kept, 11 compromised, 7 broken, 12 stalled, 83 in the works and lastly 366 no action. These are telling numbers, not so much for what has or has not been accomplished but the sheer number of promises made. If the administration were to hold true to the statements it would mean they would keep 129 promised changes per year or roughly 11 promises per month to meet this lofty goal.

What apparently slipped by the American public is that these changes were and are the largest effort to expand government since the inception of our country. The general public was so enamored with the glittery speeches, the powerful emotional music, the carefully crafted media onslaught, that a false sense of trust was developed where none was warranted. President Obama as it turns out is what most who did not vote for him already knew, a liberal of the far left. Why is this important, because those who do not share the ideology of the ultra liberal democrats the moderates and independents were swayed by his false misrepresentation of being a uniter and voted for his platform.

The conundrum the Obama administration faces is how do they paint the beyond liberal policies they are trying to implement as the same policies used to elect the platform and not come across as hypocrites? So far not too well, as George Will states, “In August our ubiquitous president became the nation’s elevator music, always out and about, heard but not really listened to, like audible wallpaper. And now, as Congress returns to resume wrestling with health care reform, we shall see if he continues his August project of proving that the idea of an Ivy League Huey Long is not oxymoronic.”

For those of you lost on the history of Huey Long, his “Share Our Wealth” program initiated in 1934 is eerily similar to Obamas real platform of today. Although some of what Long proposed did become reality in FDR’s New Deal, the country was in the depth of depression of untold magnitude. Due to Longs Share Our Wealth program the following programs were spawned, Social Security, Veterans Benefits, College Financial Aid, Works Progress Administration, the FDIC, Food Stamps, Housing Assistance and lastly Graduated Income Tax and inheritance tax. On the darker side of the program and an attack on the rich folk of the day, a cap on personal fortunes, limit annual incomes, guaranteed family income (by the government), a 30 hour work week, and a four week vacation for every worker!

What is clear is we now have increased government spending to the tune of 2.2 trillion dollars quadrupling the previous deficit, included a stimulus plan for 787 billion dollars which seems to be focused on developing speculative energy, semi nationalizing two car companies, trying to pass a cap in trade bill that is nothing more than a huge tax increase covered in green moss, and force implemented government controlled health care adding yet another several trillion to the deficit which at last blush is a proposed 9 trillion. Which by the way was missed by two trillion by the Obama economic advisers!!

The silver lining, an apathetic nation has been awakened, and they are grumpy. This awakening is not focused on either Democrats or Republicans, but a national process of accountability on all politicians in mass. Now that the general populace is faced with huge bills to pay, diminished value in both housing and retirement, intrusive government policies on privacy, and a health care program that only serves the masters and not the servants, change might well be in the wind, but it will be for the people and of the people. The wine and cheese social club of status and power is hopefully seeing its last days. The untouchable elitist that now rule out of personal gain, and the fomentation of power will be shown the door in 2010 and then again in 2012, for now the people have risen from the slumber of dispassion to one of wrath and distaste of the vague and empty promises of the elected class. We the people will exercise our collective will at the voting booths to correct such an injustice for the “Emperor has new clothes” and we were the ones who told them.

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UPDATE: Rumor has it that Panetta was against the politicization of the CIA interrogations, in fact and inside source stated a shouting match at the White House between Panetta and Obama’s stable of attorneys was about his vehement disagreement with Holder performing this investigation. Mr. Panetta also is rumored to be strongly considering resigning his post over this flap. Until more facts are provided, all content about Panettas involvement listed below are redacted and Mr Panetta has obtained a get out of jail free card until further notice.

Now that the Obama administrations polls are in a free fall over his rampant spending and health care debacle, quick and decisive action was required to stop the rats from leaving the ship. How better to distract and divert the attention of the American people than to, you guessed it, ATTACK THE PREVIOUS ADMINISTRATION! In a blatantly obvious political move Obama and his minion Leon Panetta have decided their ace in the hole is to regurgitate the perceived sins of George Bush. Or as the New York Post puts it, ” How best for President Obama to re claim a left-wing base grown restive over what it sees as administration backtracking on health-care reform? Simple: Declare war on the CIA”.

This administration appears to either forget or deny that we are a Nation at war, also lost is the fact that Nancy Pelosi and the intelligence committee were, have been and are aware of the situation they now want to politicize! Least we forget, Pelosi’s cover story on the issue, rather than step up and take the heat Pelosi chose to lie like a two year old with her hand in the cookie jar and state, “the CIA lied to me”!

All this political muckraking of an issue that was reviewed not once but on four different occasions as to it’s legality of which the findings were reviewed with the intelligence committee, the democratic party and the beyond left MoveOn organization want there pound of flesh from the Bush team, and most importantly Cheney. In pursuing this agenda, they are also looking to prosecute the individuals who were following the orders of there superiors. Now the Democrats and Eric Holder (Obamas neutered Pit Bull) have stated they will not prosecute the individuals at the field level, who believes them?

Obama and Rham the Bomb both said and I quote, “it’s time to look forward, Obama”, “it’s time for reflection not retribution, Obama”. and “the individuals involved will not be prosecuted, R. Emanuel”. Now that the Obama team has sufficiently distanced itself, late last week with Obamas team scrambling for a diversion the issue was once again floated but this time, the decision to take action was squarely put in the lap of Eric Holder. Unless you are totally blind to the facts this action can be seen as nothing more that a continuation of Chicago attack and divert politics, to save there political skins.

It is important to note the medias complicity in this propaganda, in the prevalent style of shock journalism, the headlines read, “CIA Interrogation tapes found” CBS, CIA used inhumane tactics, MSNBC”, and “Waterboarding Interrogations the CIA’s $1000 a day specialists”. You get the picture, but what is different this time is the overt assistance by the appointed CIA director Leon Panetta, who not only floated the KNOW balloon to the intelligence committee, but put in writing his excuse for doing so, http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2009/08/24/raw-data-panetta-letter-cia-staff-release-interrogation-report.

The byproduct of this emasculation of our front line efforts are clear, Americas war on terror must first pass the ACLU test, then the brain trust of Harvard attorneys of the Obama team. Furthermore Obama went to great lengths to create his own task force, the Interrogation and Transfer Policy Task Force, which created the unit responsible for future interrogations the High Value Interrogation Group. This new unit will “formally strip the C.I.A. of its primary role in questioning high-level detainees, but agency officials said they would continue to play a substantial role” states the New York times. This new unit stated “all interrogations would comply with guidelines contained in the Army Field Manual, which outlaws the use of physical force. The group will study interrogation methods, however, and may add additional noncoercive methods in the future”.

It is proven that the previous methods regardless of how they are judged worked, and the snippets of information about the methods used to gain this valuable information are debatable, but the result that we have not been attacked since 9/11 are clear, this fact cannot be twisted for political gain. We live in a brutal world, and at times the people of the United States hold a false sense of security as to our individual safety. The class or groups of individuals who wish us harm have no rules, they mean to do us harm in anyway possible, I for one do not want to go to a gun fight with a knife, but it appears this administration will go to any length to push there agenda even so far as risking the lives of it’s constituents!

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