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Obama has been the extortionist in chief for 6 yrs. Attack an industry then collect a fortune in donations to hold off the berating. Think about the banking industry. Just days after election, he attacks bankers until some are afraid to send their kids to school. Now look, big donations that lead to law changes that yield turn into big bank profits. The man is making making Jesse Jackson and his rainbow coalition look like amateurs. So why does anyone think the Obama Coalition is going to disolve when Obama leaves office. He will just use it to his benefit one way or another, and make it a nightmare for Democrats and Republicans both. Of course if you want to break the Democrat coalition, break their control over big blue cities. That means money, boots and lawyers to fight the manor house of city hall. Set up alternative education solutions, lots of supported home education. Bring industry back to the cities and get rid of the federal EPA. People moved to the cities to work in industry. Democrats don't do anything for the urban populations they oppress. They do things to them. We need only to provide the kind of proactive support that will break that dependency from the inside without having to leave the plantation cities.
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Long Wars Aren't Working

Undo4me Wrote: Nov 25, 2014 9:23 PM
13 years is a long war? Seriously? The Muslims conquered Jerusalem nearly 1500 years ago, retook it a just under a thousand years ago, and they conquered Baghdad more a little under 900 years ago. At one point about 500 years ago they controlled nearly all the land of the Roman empire at zenith and then some driving deep into Europe and Eastern Africa. They are still fighting the same war. Thousands of years to them is not a long war. 13 years isn't long in our enemies strategy. 1300 years isn't too long in their way of for them. Osama Bin Laden laid out a strategy to regain the glory of the Muslim Caliphate, that relied on the fecklessness of the American media. He predicted that in a few years Americans would get bored and start whining. Then the caliphate could pick up the broken peaces the feckless Americans left behind and restore their march of conquest. You know we still have tens of thousands of troops in Germany and Japan as well as many thousands more throughout the globe. It is discouraging that the editor of a media outlet I greatly admire and depend on for accuracy is parroting the leftist, liberal and libertarian positions that troops should only be deployed for short tactical engagements, and that the consequences of what happens after is none of our concern. 13 years is nothing in the context of where the war was fought.
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The Path to a Permanent GOP Majority

Undo4me Wrote: Nov 25, 2014 7:37 PM
Tax reform is a dead end issue. As of 2010 that Ponzi scheme that the government has been running using Social Security Revenues ran out. There aren't any changes in taxation that will create a positive economic growth without driving the deficit higher, faster. There is only one thing the Republicans in Washington can do, and that is spending reform. But they won't do that, which is where the real republicans come in to play. Not those Obama Republicans and National aristocracy in Washington, but the governors, legislators, and local Republican politicians who still represent people that live close to them. People who can knock on their door and give them a piece of their mind. These Republicans can help their Washington headliners (and head cases) by calling a constitutional convention and rescinding the 16th and 17th Amendments. The only way we will get a reduced federal government, focused federal spending that returns power over domestic issues to the states where it belongs is to take away the feds power to directly tax. Make the federal government cooperate with the states to get budgets passed and spending approved. Then all those troublesome regulations will go away for lack of funding.
Everyone seems to think Obama is interested in his legacy with the left. Looks to me like Obama is more interested in fundamentally changing America. And what could be more fundamental than leading a violent revolution. Obama is behaving more like someone that wants riots and social break down to happen so that he can capitalize on a artificially created but very real crisis. The kind of crisis that leads to suspension of elections and disbanding of the legislatures. It has happened before when an outsider claims government control over a democracy then instigates violence to justify increased concentration of that power in one man. We seen it happen many times in the last 100 years. In south America, Africa and of course, in Europe leading that lead to the second world war. Opening the door to South American youth, particularly those associated with revolutionary violence and drug violence by granting a free pass to them, but only as long as Obama remains in power is a sure recipe for creating Obamanista army of guerrilla warriors who along with Ferguson inspired riots fueled by Holder's racist agitation just might lead to the crisis Obama needs to "save the country".
While there was a time when I would have agreed with you. And do think "The Rat" is counter productive, the problem is that is not an excuse for us to dismantle our industrial base. Assuming Russia and China are serious about a joint military arrangement, and Russia is serious about regaining control over the old soviet block nations it is hard to imagine how being entirely dependent on China for manufactured goods benefits anyone. Without industry you don't need engineers. So I separate the idea between government and service unions and industrial unions. Steel workers, coal miners, chemical and petroleum industry workers along with the myriad of small and medium manufacturing and fabrication specialty workers contribute to the strength, prosperity and security of the country. I support them in their effort to bring jobs back to the country. That does not mean I think they have a good track record looking at how jobs left, but those days are over. Labor and industry needs to work together to bring prosperity back to the country. Unions,. industrial unions that is, belong as one component of the solution,
Industry is what made the middle class. It was our factories, fabrications shops, and the support industries to agregate, distribute, manufacture, deliver, mine and process materials, components, subassemblies, machine tools, material handling equipment and parts along with the service industries that kept all this working that created the prosperous middle class. Obama talks about jobs. Industry creates value, it is value not jobs that make for high wages, for opportunities for workers to organize and earn higher wages and good benefits. Workers didn't steal money from other Americans to support their high wages, but that is how government jobs that rely on taxes work. Workers in industry took raw materials purchased at a fair proce. turned them into processed materials that increased their value, and in turn sold them to workers who turned them into components worth even more. Each step in the process increased the value. Where as government jobs simply redistrubute existing wealth without creating any value. And unfortunately service jobs are not much better. There is only so much value added by stacking goods on a shelf. Politicians that want to support the working class will remove the barriers to industry by dismantling the environmental activists tools of subjugation: the EPA, the federal department of energy, and the bureau of land management. Dismantling the federal government departments that have been taken over by radical activists will allow prosperity to return to the working class. Nothing the federal government does for the "good of people" benefits the working class. It is the radical activists laying claim to control for their own benefit that put up the big bucks that is what government "help" is designed to achieve. Helping themselves to big donations.
I didn't volunteer to go to Africa. I am sorry for the nurse Hickox inconvenience, but quite bluntly medical professionals haven't been acting trustworthy. Between Dr. Nancy Snyderman who ignored a voluntary quarantine to eat in a restaurant, and the the failure of Dr. Craig Snyder to recognize early symptoms, and more importantly failed to show good sense and limit his socializing for a few weeks there is no reason to trust Hickox or any other Medical Professional returning from treating dying Ebola victims. The protests by Hickox do not help. I am sorry she is being inconvenienced. I am sorry that someone didn't tell her before she left that upon return she might be asked to spend a few weeks separated from society to be certain that she doesn't bring back the disease. But if she is honestly volunteered for altruistic rather than egotistical reasons she should be willing to make this tiny, tiny sacrifice for the good of the country. And perhaps that is the problem. Her rants are egotistical, and maybe she volunteered for personal reputation, rather than out of compassion. Nothing wrong with that, of course. The competitive nature of the medical profession, particularly especially for people with advanced degrees can feed a feeling of superiority, and entitlement. And HIckox protests sound like the rant of a frustrated egotist. And the danger for the rest of us, is it isn't her that pays the price if her ego leads her to make bad decision. Hopefully she will do the right thing, for the good of the country. What happens with Hickox will decide whether the hysteria is quelled, by this trustworthy act of government. Most of us believe that the Justice Department will come down on the side of the ego driven nurse, rather than the safety of the American citizens. That is what is driving the hysteria. We can't trust government.
The important term her is Aristocracy. Racial, social, industrial, financial, political, or hereditary, it is this "anti-populist" constituency that brought the Democrat party into existence. Serving and partnering with the Aristocrat elites to impose order conducive to the benefit of the ruling elite is what the Democrats do. Democrats represent the people that were stripped of their power by the Madison - Jefferson's populist movement that defined our government. Today's Democrats are no different than George Wallace's Democrats. Democrat rule has always been about convincing the commoner through image or force that they are best suited to controlling government.
Obama Republican's more accurately describe what we used to refer to as RINO's. Unfortunately the Obama Republicans are in charge of the party, the congress and stand to claim control over the Senate.
Maybe there are only 11 million foreign nationals living illegally in the country now. If that is true as the government has been claiming then that is 20 million extra permits is for new immigrants that aren't here yet. Wonder if Obama intends to bring them in from Mexico? Or, Is he planning to raid the universities of the world for high tech workers? Maybe he plans to relieve the suffering of 20 million of disadvantaged people in Africa? Or some combination of all of the above? Who knows. Obama clearly believes it is his country and we are unwelcome guests.
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