This is part II in a two part series. Part I can be found here. Let me start by educating / reminding everyone that this administration has never produced a budget. Shifting gears now to Obama’s latest absence of leadership, the Standard and Poor’s (S&P) downgrading of the U.S. credit rating. Where to start???
As early as 2007, articles were being written to tell the tale of Obama’s Illinois Senate record where he voted “Present” 129 times in 8 years calling his willingness to lead and make the tough decisions into question.
We are edging closer and closer to August 2nd and the semi-artificial deadline for what Barack Obama, Timothy Geithner, Jay Carney and the other members of this thuggery administration are irresponsibly calling our country’s first “default” situation. If you’re anywhere other than the polar ice caps talking on your rotary dial phone, you’ve been inundated [...]
With all of the pressures in life, we often get bogged down in the ever-present negativity our lives are subjected to. Maintaining a positive outlook, finding the illusive “silver lining”, granting others forgiveness and taking the high road are becoming more and more difficult.
The initial Pledge of Allegiance was written by a Socialist Baptist minister named Francis Bellamy and was originally published in a magazine titled “The Youth’s Companion” in September of 1892. The publishers of this magazine said that the publication was created to encourage “virtue and piety, and warn against the ways of transgression.”
Entitlement vs. Empowerment. Are you more of the thinking that you’re owed something, or anything, in life? Or, do you believe that all things, tangible or intangible, should be earned?
DON’T think for a minute that you’re in the minority in this country IF you favor a more conservative government. NOTHING has changed since you and the majority of this nation spoke out loud and clear in November 2010, when Republicans recovered 63 seats from Democrats in the House and 6 in the Senate.
The fundamental changing of this country that Barack Obama has promised over the past 2-3 years is upon us NOW. Though this movement has been going on far before Obama entered the world stage, it’s been on warp speed since his election in 2008.
Dictionary.com defines the term “Politically correct” as (noun) ”marked by or adhering to a typically progressive orthodoxy on issues involving esp. race, gender, sexual affinity, or ecology.” Merriam-Webster similarly defines Politically correct as “conforming to a belief that language and practices which could offend political sensibilities (as in matters of sex or race) should be eliminated.”
Back on November 8, 2006, during an interview on NBC with Brian Williams, Nancy Pelosi was asked ”Leader, what does drain the swamp mean?” Pelosi answered “Drain the swamp means to turn this Congress into the most honest and open Congress in history. That’s my pledge — that is what I intend to do.”