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“Supremes Decide Obama Is a Lying Tax-Hiker”

Date posted: June 29, 2012

by Donna Garner

Today Sarah Palin said it well:  “Obama Lies, Freedom Dies.”  The U. S. Supreme Court Justices just proved that Obama is (as Gary Bauer has stated) “a lying tax-hiker.”  Obama knew the 2,700 page ObamaCare “monster” would never pass on its own merit; therefore, he repeatedly lied to us and said it was not a tax.

The Supremes said it is a tax – actually a $500 Billion tax over the next ten years. If ObamaCare is allowed to go forward, it would be the largest tax increase in the history of the whole world.

If Obama were to get re-elected in November, the American people would be forced to purchase private health insurance policies (i.e., a tax) the provisions of which would be controlled by the federal government; and Obama’s legion of IRS agents would be hired to enforce the mandate.

In time, the government would drive insurance companies out of business through the price-control process; and the end result would be that all of us would be dependent upon the federal government to decide which ones of us should live or die.

As Romney said, “…in order to get rid of ObamaCare, we’re going to have to replace President Obama….”What the court did not do on its last day in session, I will do on my first day if elected President of the United States, and that is I will act to repeal ObamaCare…It is a job killer.” 

It appears that the U. S. House is not going to wait until November.  On July 11, the House will vote on repealing ObamaCare.  Voters all over this country will get a chance to see which House members need to be thrown out of Congress for voting to keep ObamaCare.

[This is the same House that voted 255 to 67 to hold Attorney General Eric H. Holder, Jr. in contempt of Congress – 17 Democrats voted against Holder while 2 Republicans (Congressmen Scott Rigell of Virginia and Steven LaTourette of Ohio) voted for him.]

Also, the Senate liberals under Harry Reid must be completely replaced with conservatives in the upcoming November 6, 2012 elections.  Senator Jim DeMint’s Senate Conservative Fund  (http://senateconservatives.com/ ) and Gary Bauer’s Campaign for Working Families  ( http://www.cwfpac.com/ ) are good places where we can seek information and make campaign contributions to worthy conservative candidates.

With Romney in place and with a majority of House and Senate conservatives elected, we can take our country back.

The bad news is that Obama is amassing a huge army of Democrat lawyers (as many as 6,000) to try to intimidate voters at the polls in November.  However, as Gary Bauer so wisely has stated, “The left can’t…steal the election if it isn’t close!” This means that we conservatives cannot try to win by just a few votes but must make this election such a landslide that our side cannot be denied victory.  

The good news is that the Supremes today have done what probably nobody else could have done; they have made the American people so mad that even the disinterested will get off their sofas and go to the polls on November 6 to “throw the bums out.”

Elections do have consequences, and the American people have finally learned their lesson.  With an aging Supreme Court, the next President will have many opportunities to appoint future Justices.  The “good guys” have turned out to be Scalia, Alito, Thomas, and Kennedy; may their kind increase!


What are the consequences of the SCOTUS decision ~ explained by Peter Suderman of Reason Magazine in this video:


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Locations of Alinsky Inspired Community Organizations in the United States

Date posted: October 8, 2011

Below is follow up information from a great site; Lay Catholics National Association of American Laity

This is why we must get educated and fight the good fight as Lay Catholics

In the last post entitled “Six Community Organizations That Must Be Extricated From Catholic Dioceses And Churches” it was stated that a spreadsheet would be published on the organizaton’s locations.  Below is the spreadsheet showing the community organizations state by state and internationally.  If one of these groups is in your state, go to their website to see if they have an affiliate/chapter in your diocese or city.  Then go to the affiliate’s/chapter’s website to see what Catholic churches it is in.


1.  Industrial Areas Foundation (IAF)  www.industrialareasfoundation.org
2.  Gamaliel  www.gamaliel.org
3.  People Improving Communities through Organizing (PICO) www.piconetwork.org
4.  Direct Action & Research Training (DART)  www.thedartcenter.org
5.  Interfaith Worker Justice (IWJ)  www.iwj.org
6.  USAction  www.usaction.org

 From the Acton Lecture Series please don’t miss the opportunity to get educated on who we are in the battles against.

“Saul Alinsky — the father of modern “community organizing” — rejoiced that corruption empowers. Decades after Alinsky’s death his ideas and teaching continue to shape the American political and social landscape. Barack Obama’s first job in Chicago was as an “organizer” for an Alinsky group; Hillary Clinton’s undergraduate thesis was written on Alinsky’s precepts; contemporary organizations from the notorious ACORN to the Catholic-Church-supported United for Power and Justice are among Alinsky’s progeny. Morris’ lecture supplies an overview of Alinksy’s thinking and shows its application in current events.” 


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The Irony; History Repeating Itself…….

Date posted: September 7, 2011

As my Facebook friend Miguel Gonzalez said……

“It was completely ironic that while Bobby was trying to bust Hoffa, his big bro had been relying on Hoffa to deliver the union votes he needed to win in the ’60 election.”


It is amazing how history does keep repeating itself. You would think that Americans would learn. I pray that we are. 


The real question is will Hoffa Jr.’s comments on Labor Day expose what is truly happening in America……

Will Chicago style politics of the “Mob Mentality”  win or will ” We The People” win? 

The Tea Party may just be America’s saving grace from the Mob. 

As Victor Davis Hanson states…. Obama’s Credibility is on the Decline.  

Jimmy Hoffa, in his introduction to Barack Obama, managed to violate almost every liberal commandment on “civility”:

They’ve got a war, they got a war with us and there’s only going to be one winner. It’s going to be the workers of Michigan, and America. We’re going to win that war . . . President Obama, this is your army. We are ready to march. Let’s take these son of bitches out and give America back to an America where we belong.

1) The use of martial imagery: After the Giffords shooting, we were lectured that metaphors like “crosshairs” were inflammatory; but war seems pretty overt.

2) Coded threats: We were lectured that talk radio often uses language tantamount to calling for near insurrection; but by that logic “war,” “army,” and “march” are, again, not an implied but in some sense an overt call to action of some sort (e.g., what does Hoffa mean by his army marching to war?).

3) Profanity: Even talk radio cannot get away with “these son of bitches”; we are back to Reverend Wright’s “God damn America” both in language and in the apparent compliant silence of the hearer Barack Obama.

4) “Take out”: For many Americans, “take out” is popular jargon for assassinate; it was used a lot in the Cold War in the sense of killing some foreign despot. That message probably was not lost on the audience.

5) “Give America back”: A common liberal complaint is that conservative phrases like “take back America” are a sort of charge of treason, as if the liberals in power were not genuinely American. But Hoffa was even more overt. He thinks un-Americans now have America and it has to be forcibly retrieved from these counterfeits by his and Obama’s real Americans.

A growing problem for Barack Obama is Barack Obama. Because he chose to be a sermonizing president, he is bound to practice what he so commonly preaches — otherwise he risks the fate of an Elmer Gantry, or sanctimonious Jimmy Carter. But on a number of topics, he has simply lost all credibility. How can Obama ever again lecture Americans on “civil discourse” and the need for common standards of polite public speech after following Hoffa’s mean-spirited rant and offering him praise? How, after these first family elite vacations to Martha’s Vineyard, Costa del Sol, Vail, etc., can Obama ever again credibly lecture on the dangers of indulgent “millionaires and billionaires,” “corporate jet owners,” “spread the wealth,” and “fat cats” whose lives are so very different from our own? And how — after confessing that his “shovel-ready” $800 billion “stimulus” targeted at “investments” and “infrastructure” in fact “was not as shovel ready as we expected” — can he request to borrow hundreds of additional billions for shovel-ready investments in infrastructure? What has now changed to ensure the next near trillion will be “shovel-ready”?

All this is becoming worrisome beyond partisan politics. We are only in our third year of this administration, and already it is beginning to implode. The White House is in danger not just of becoming far more polarizing than even Bush in his latter years, but of descending into such incompetence and petty spitefulness that it inhibits economic recovery at home and the very sense of American confidence abroad.

One result of all this has been the radical reappraisal of the Bush and Clinton presidencies. A lot of liberals are wondering whether their harsh rhetoric of 2003–7 might be equally applicable to Obama, and conservatives are starting to see, that in comparison with Obama, the protean second-term Clinton was not all that bad. Relative to serial 9-plus percent unemployment, Monicagate seems much less important.


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Americans……She writes in Russian: “You are always here”

Date posted: September 1, 2011

Brilliant-This quote came from the Czech Republic 

She writes in Russian: "You are always here"

“The danger to America is not Barack Obama, but a citizenry capable of entrusting an inexperienced man like him with the Presidency. It will be far easier to limit and undo the follies of an Obama presidency than to restore the necessary common sense and good judgment to a depraved electorate willing to have such a man for their president. The problem is much deeper and far more serious than Mr. Obama, who is a mere symptom of what ails America. Blaming the prince of the fools should not blind anyone to the vast confederacy of fools that made him their prince. The Republic can survive a Barack Obama. It is less likely to survive a multitude of fools, such as those who made him their president.”


The Question for Americans is…….

Will we listen, take action and learn from their History?



Amazing and Beautiful, With Tears in Your Eyes…

Hat tip to one of my favorite Active Rain Bloggers  Jon Zolsky, Daytona Beach, FL. FunCoast Realty 

The Sacred War

Arise, beloved country!
Arise, for mortal fight
With Fascist hordes despicable,
The forces of the night.

Let waves of righteous fury
Swell up as ne’er before
And spur us to the vict’ry of
Our sacred people’s war.”

And then yo see the cradle and you hear one of the most popular war-time songs – Dark Night (music – Bogoslovsky, lyrics -Agatov)

Dark is the night, only bullets whistle over the steppe,
Only the wind hums in the wires, the stars flicker dimly.
This dark night I know that you, my love, are not asleep,
And by our child’s bed you secretly wipe away a tear

Then she is holding the so called Triangle, that dreaded small envelope from the frontline, which was called the burial letter. 

Then the monumnet. And you hear a song written after rthe war, the song where the poet thinks the fallen soldiers become white cranes and they fly high in the sky and call us. Very beautiful lyrics… (here it is translated by Peter Tempest)


I sometimes think that riders brave,
Who met their death in bloody fight,
Were never buried in a grave
But rose as cranes with plumage white.

And ever since until this day
They pass high overhead and call.
Is that not why we often gaze
In solemn silence at them all?

In far-off foreign lands I see
The cranes in evening’s dying glow
Fly quickly past in company,
As men on horseback used to go.

And, as they fly far out of reach,
I hear them calling someone’s name.
Is that why sounds in Avar speech
Recall the clamour of a crane?

Across the weary sky they race,
Who friend and kinsman used to be,
And in their ranks I see a space-
Perhaps they’re keeping it for me?

One day I’ll join the flock of cranes,
With them I shall go winging, by
And you, who here on earth remain,
Will hear my loud and strident cry.

And that image of a sailor (it is a sailor cap he wears behind the window), and a child in the same sailor’s cap on the window sill, they are waiting for their loved one to come back, and he never will…

… and she writes in Russian: “You are always here”

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Let’s Be Honest About Gov. Perry

Date posted: August 22, 2011

By Donna Garner photos by Alice Linahan

Texas Governor Rick Perry

Right now is the vetting season in politics. This is the time for us to make sure that our country does not make the same mistake twice in voting for a President who has not been properly vetted. 

We citizens are doing the right thing to look at each candidate’s background, voting records, policies, preferences, philosophy of life, and personal positions on important issues. Then after taking a truthful look at a candidate’s full profile, we can make our decision as to whether we believe he or she would make a good President. 

Those who are criticizing researchers who are uncovering the facts behind various candidates are actually repeating the same mistake that occurred when researchers tried to educate the public about Obama and his disastrous positions during the run-up to his Presidential election. 

Those researchers were vilified; and the American people were so star-struck by Obama (who has turned out to be the essence of the “Manchurian candidate) that they voted with their emotions instead of with logical, informed reasoning. The United States is now having to live out the disastrous consequences of that wrongful, emotion-based decision at the ballot box.   

Voting blind is not a smart thing. It is like throwing dice and hoping the right numbers come up. 

I have grown concerned as of late about the blind acceptance that some people want to direct toward Gov. Rick Perry and his record.  Because I published an article that told the “good and the bad” about Gov. Perry (11 positives and 11 negatives), I have been criticized by people on my side of the aisle who have said that my efforts will end up helping Obama get re-elected. (I have posted my article at the bottom of this e-mail.) 

I presented 11 positives about Gov. Perry knowing that the liberal news media certainly would not focus on his good points, and Gov. Perry definitely does have some strong attributes. 

However, Gov. Perry also has some weaknesses; but what does our side have to hide?  If we really have the best candidate in Gov. Perry, then what have we to hide about his record?  If Gov. Perry is the best person for the Republican nomination, that is great; but we who live inTexas and know certain facts about him (both positive and negative) have the right and the responsibility to share this information with the rest of the country. 

Again, we need to remember that this is the vetting season; and our goal must be to put forth the very best candidate possible to defeat Obama. What we do not want is for our candidate to “flame out” in the last couple of weeks leading up to the November 2012 election because at the last minute, voters find out unfavorable information about our Republican candidate.  

We also do not want to support a Republican nominee for whom we feel no “fire in the belly.”  To overcome Obama’s series of overreaching decisions that are meant to build up his voter base (e.g., his obvious catering to labor unions and the LGBT community, his recent decision to grant “amnesty” to illegals — all of whom are sure to flood the ballot boxes in the Nov. 2012 election) and to overcome the cheating by the Democrats that is sure to occur at the polls, our side is going to have to produce twice as many votes for our candidate than are technically needed to win.   

We Republicans must feel “fire in the belly” for our candidate so that we will get out and walk the blocks and get every possible voter to go to the polls with us.  We have to produce a huge groundswell of support for our candidate. We must not choose another limp candidate such as John McCain for whom many in this country felt no connection and no real passion.    

The time to lay out the truth is right now, and we are not being disloyal to the Republicans, conservatives, and independent voters by making sure that fact-based information is shared across the country with the voting public. 


Photo Courtesy of Ray Myers, Kaufman County Tea Party


FACT — ISSUE #1:  Gov. Perry did sign HB 1403 in June 2001 (after having been passed by the Texas Legislature).  HB 1403, referred to as Texas’ version of the DREAM Act, allows illegal immigrant students who want to attend Texas colleges/universities to pay in-state tuition rates if they will first sign an affidavit promising that they will apply to become permanent residents as soon as they are eligible. 

The catch is that no agency or organization was designated in HB 1403 to follow up and make sure the affidavits and the promised actions are taken by the illegals. 

When pressed about the lack of follow-up on the affidavit provision, Gov. Perry said the Texas Education Agency does the follow up.  However, Suzanne Marchman, a spokesperson for the Texas Education Agency, said the TEA oversees K-12 public education and has no authority to audit colleges and universities to make sure the illegals are following through with the provisions of HB 1403. 

Spokespersons from the two largest universities in Texas — Texas A&M University and TheUniversity of Texas — both said that they have no designated authority to verify the affidavit mandates. 

Allowing these illegals to pay in-state tuition rather than out-of-state tuition is a huge savings for them: The base tuition set by Texas statute is $50 per semester credit hour for in-state tuition at four-year universities and $327 per semester credit hour for out-of-state residents. ( Texas colleges/universities are allowed to set their own tuition rates in addition to the state statute amounts.) 

Not only do illegals get to pay the lower in-state rates, but their admittance can deny enrollment seats for legal residents. 

As Republican State Rep. Debbie Riddle told the Houston Chronicle on 1.12.07, “What we are doing is grossly unfair to people who are here legally…It gets down to the question: Are we going to continue rewarding people who cut to the front of the line and are not here legally.” 


FACT– ISSUE #2:  Gov. Rick Perry told a child questioner in New Hampshire on 8.18.11 that Texas public schools teach creationism alongside evolution.  


Nowhere in our new-and-improved Science standards (TEKS) that were passed by our electedTexas State Board of Education in March 2009 is the word “creationism” or “Intelligent Design” used.  

What the Science TEKS do say is this:  “In all fields of science, analyze, evaluate, and critique scientific explanations by using empirical evidence, logical reasoning, and experimental and observational testing including examining all sides of scientific evidence of those scientific explanations so as to encourage critical thinking by the students.” 

After Gov. Perry’s gaff this week, his spokesperson, Catherine Frazier, clarified what he should have said:

Creationism could be discussed in the classroom as students are taught about evolution. It is required that students evaluate and analyze the theory of evolution, and creationism very likely comes up in that process…Teachers are also permitted to discuss it with students in that context. Schools are also allowed to teach biblical history as an elective and creationism is part of that teaching, too. 



The Good and the Bad About Gov. Perry” By Donna Garner 

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