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Sunday, June 27, 2010

Anti-American Hilda Solis.........

where else but in this wonderful nation could someone like Labor Secretary

Hilda Solis make in your face anti-American comments regarding immmigration and

Federal laws that are supposed to protect citizens from the invasion of illegals

from Mexico. Solis a long time supporter of full amnesty and open border policy

works hard to make this country appear unfair to the downtrodden. this, of course

is another Obama appointee who should be a member of the socialist party and not

a democrat. Michele Malkin has some interesting observations regarding comrade Solis

of which I totally agree.

Sunday, June 20, 2010

Obama Gets Spiked...........

Obama's ridiculous statement about, who's ass to kick has a simple answer, his

own. After a gutter filled diatribe by Spike Lee this very un-Presidential Chicago

thug needs to pull his pants up and represent the American people in trying to find

a balanced way out of the Gulf mess. His choice of words to this nation's greatest

Ally borders on disrespectful. Obama to this date doesn't have a clue about

mustering our energies and know how to help end the destruction of many livelihoods

and natural resources. Stop with the emotional role playing and get to the business

of being Presidential.

Monday, June 14, 2010

Our Environmental Disaster..........Obama

THE ISSUE: Pres. Obama's attendance at White House social functions amid several crises.


Our delusional president thinks it's party time 24/7, which might be excusable in

better times -- but, while the world burns, President Obama sings ("President Party

Boy," John Gibson, PostOpinion, June 10).

Obama epitomizes the poor work ethic of numerous public administrators. Once they've

hooked the job, there's nothing left to do but party. Just ask the members of the

New York state Senate, who do more partying than legislating.

While the Gulf Coast is knee-deep in crude oil and private-sector jobs are still

dwindling, Obama's doing the twist with Sir Paul McCartney and the Jonas Brothers.

Obama feting Paul McCartney at the White House.

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Friday, June 11, 2010

The Angel of Calcutta.......

Beyond human comprehension, or for that matter any logic or rationale, Anthony Malkin's refusal

to honor one of the greatest women to pass this way within the last 100 years shows a flaw among those

who feel that their morality is what the world is built on. Mother Teresa of Calcutta is the essence of the

selflessness we as human beings should forever strive for, it's what makes us give our own lives to save others

from harm, or even death. Mr Malkin should be ashamed of his lack of character with the false statements made to

the press regarding honoring her life at the Empire State Building. How is it any different than honoring

NASCAR, Mariah Carey and the 60th anniversary of the Chinese Communist Revolution.
The building has honored a Cardinal, O'Connor a Pope, and every year notes the

birth of the Rev.
Martin Luther King Jr. Another disgrace by a so called elitist. Mother Teresa the

Angel of Calcutta," opened the first
US chapter of her Missionaries of Charity order in the South Bronx and founded the

first AIDS hospice in Greenwich
Village. What a low sense of respect for human dignity. New York has become a disgrace......

Wednesday, June 2, 2010

NY POST..Kirsten Powers 5/27/2010

It's rare that i feature an entire article to highlight the audacity of the Obama
Administrations total failure to understand what's happening with the Gulf Oil
catastrophe. The untold, and unknown environmental impact couild spell the extinction
of thousands of species living in and around the Gulf of Mexico. Where is the outrage
from the media regarding Obama's quirky responses and Agency failures?

Do something, baby, do something: That's the cry from Obama supporters and opponents alike as the oil keeps gushing into the Gulf of Mexico.

The political firestorm kept growing yesterday, with supporter James Carville ranting that the administraion has been "lackadaisical" and "naive" in its response to the disaster. He urged it to rapidly "move to Plan B."

But that suggests there was ever a Plan A.

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal is so frustrated with the lack of response to his plan to stop the slick with sand barriers that yesterday he called on the White House and BP to either "stop the oil spill or get out of the way."

While the White House dithers, the damage has begun: Veterinarian Heather Nevill washing a pelican soiled with oil from the Gulf spill.
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"Plug the damn hole," President Obama reportedly barked at staffers in frustration after the explosion. That's right up there with "Heckuva job, Brownie" in terms of clueless statements uttered by presidents in the midst of nationally televised disasters.

Meanwhile, White House regret over Obama's politically expedient embrace of the "Drill, baby, drill" trope is growing faster than the vast oil slick.

Back on March 31, Obama announced -- to the horror of many of his supporters -- that he was expanding offshore drilling along the coastlines of the south and mid-Atlantic and in the Gulf of Mexico. Worse, he painted a (too) rosy scenario of offshore drilling being eminently safe.

True, it is rare that a full-blown environmental catastrophe results from an offshore oil well. But it can happen -- and a Democratic president who's embracing drilling ought to know the risks, and be prepared for the worst. But rather than planning for a spill, Obama parroted McCain-Palin talking points about how safe offshore drilling is.

Turns out the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration back in 1994 drafted plans for responding to a major Gulf oil spill, a response called "In-Situ Burn."

Ron Gourget, a former federal oil-spill-response coordinator and one author of the draft, told the Times of London: "The whole reason the plan was created was so that we could pull the trigger right away." The idea was to use barriers called "fire booms" to collect and contain the spill at sea -- then burn it off. He believes this could have captured 95 percent of the oil from this spill.

But at the time of the Deepwater Horizon explosion, the federal government didn't have a single fire boom on hand. Nor is there any evidence that the government required BP to have any clear plan to deal with a massive spill. How is this OK?

The administration's chief response so far was to send out Interior Secretary Ken Salazar to do his best impersonation of a totalitarian thug, proclaiming that the government would "have its boot on the throat of BP."

(Fun fact: While in the Senate, Salazar backed an increase in oil and gas leases in the Gulf Coast region by promoting and voting for the Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act of 2006.)

Since the "blame BP" strategy isn't working, Obama will today announce tougher safety requirements and more rigorous inspections for offshore drilling operations. Sounds nice -- except the problem isn't a lack of safety requirements, it's that the experts at the US Minerals Management Service ignored the existing requirements.

In fact, it was under Salazar's reign that the MMS approved BP's drilling without getting the permits required by law for drilling that might harm endangered species. The agency routinely overruled warnings regarding the safety and environmental impact of drilling proposals in the Gulf.

None of this was a secret.

It also shouldn't be a secret that no matter how many inspections and safety requirements you have, you can't ever completely prevent disasters like this one. If you're going to permit offshore drilling, be prepared to respond to a spill.

If he promised us anything, Obama promised us competence. Instead, we've gotten the Keystone Cops.

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Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Does Yeats confirm our greatest fears?

William Butler Yeats (1865-1939) THE SECOND COMING..............
Turning and turning in the widening gyre . The falcon cannot hear the falconer; Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold; Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world, The blood-dimmed tide is loosed, and everywhere The ceremony of innocence is drowned; The best lack all conviction, while the ... See Moreworst ,Are full of passionate intensity. Surely some revelation is at hand; Surely the Second Coming is at hand. The Second Coming! Hardly are those words out . When a vast image out of Spiritus Mundi Troubles my sight: a waste of desert sand; A shape with lion body and the head of a man, A gaze blank and pitiless as the sun, Is moving its slow thighs, while all about it , Wind shadows of the indignant desert birds. The darkness drops again but now I know ,That twenty centuries of stony sleep Were vexed to nightmare by a rocking cradle, And what rough beast, its hour come round at last, Slouches towards Bethlehem to be born?