GOP Throne Thoughts— From the Porcelain Desk of Honesty

I was sitting on my throne… yes THAT one, and it came to me.
Just how the hell do the Democrats win?
It’s quite simple really, once I put the ‘ooomph’ into my thoughts.

They are a conglomeration of diehard, rabidly devoted, one issue ego-maniacs that do not acknowledge the opponents point-of-view.
The Republicans are a like a pair of fighting siblings. They know how to behave and they mean well, but they still get on the wrong side of Dad’s belt.
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The GOP finds itself fighting on several fronts, divided against a myriad of combatants coming from every angle and every conceivable issue. From Illegal Immigration, to Gay Rights, to Austerity and Abortion and “Womens Rights” the GOP is standing with one hand behind its back flailing madly back and forth with its shield trying to fend off the overwhelming onslaught of ‘progressive’ minions trying to exorcise righteousness and proven governmental practices from the Republic.
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We saw this with the Civil Rights Movement (which was the last true bonafide righteous uprising) where people took to the streets in protest over mistreatment. We saw it with Vietnam, the ERA, various union strikes in the 70’s, and more importantly, the exclusion of God from schools and the infiltration of liberalism into the Primary School System.

The GOP tried to hold the ground on ALL fronts while systematically losing ground to each movement. Unions died once companies started their overseas investments. The ERA died not from anything the GOP did, but once Gov’t funded abortions became legal , you saw ZERO push for more “womens rights since”(maybe a token push on wages, but NOTHING like the effort put into the Abortion fight).

The GOP has always been on the defensive, trying to keep the progressive surge in check and muted. But, as we’ve seen, the tidal wave of ignorance brought from poor education was brought to the fore with the election and Reelection of Obama.

So what is the answer for the right wing?

Education. Involvement. Dedication. Loyalty. Common defense of the common man. The Twitter wars between different elements of the rising right must diminish. We are on the SAME side. Atleast we’re supposed to be.
The opposition are DEMOCRATS. We need to support all those that carry the “Do not tread on me” banner. The Freedom banner. The LIBERTY banner. We’ll have some trolls and some infiltrators, but we then strike back hard and demand proper debate for their arguments.

The GOP is on life support. It MAY stay alive in name only, but it is forever changed.
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Why We’re Screwed—revisited

A couple of years ago I wrote this about why I thought we had seen our best days. It was even before the Tea Party rise. I admit this is perhaps the most negative post I have ever written, but it contains far more truth than hyperbole.
It still contains alot of hurtful insight into where we stand as Americans. Today’s plight of the Republic’s citizens is harrowing indeed. But there is always hope. God Bless the USA.
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Why We’re Screwed
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This is the perfect “forum” for what I’m about to write about. We see the complaints, the attacks, the invasions, the limits all over this forum. But not in one space, or in one post.

I got to thinking this morning after watching the “Sharia in America” video.
I mean I knew it for the past couple of years really. But it just coalesced into a clear stream of thought, a sudden clarity, if you will, of insight into what is definitely uncomfortable to talk about.
Our doom.
Oh, yeah…you know it as well as I, we’re toast.
On so many levels, now, in the near term and definitely in the long term, Christian, Constitutional, Freedom loving Americans are the newest form of dinosaur.
Now before you get all pompous and indignant with me, hear me out. And keep that reticule off my head.
Let me list, comprehensively as I can, the array of attacks we “normal” Americans are up against….

Invaders from the South
Industries that either ship jobs overseas or employ the invaders from the South specifically to cut costs.
Wall Street tycoons ramping up numbers and poor lending habits and ignoring established good banking habits.
A government that has ignored input from constituents.
A government where calls and demands can be ignored even at a 80-20 ratio against the legislation.
A government so involved with itself that it can’t go without a midnight pay raise even during a depression.
A government that can’t say “NO” to increased spending.
A government that CAN say “NO” to a fair tax.
A government that has passed numerous bills without reading said legislation.
A government that politicizes and destroys good honest folk that might actually help the country.
A government so broke that the PRESIDENT makes a joke out of it during an ALLSTAR baseball game.
And a state so broke that its issuing IOU’s and people TAKE them???
A government that is dedicated to the very destruction of the tools of its existence.
A government in love with power that it has introduced at least 2 bills capping Free Speech rights.
Jesus has been pulled out of the schools and the debasement of society has gained full steam since, either directly or indirectly a part of the overall scheme.
The acceptance and tolerance of a religion that is based in death and destruction.
A police force that looks to arrest people instead of protecting the innocent.
A police force used as a revenue maker instead of a public safety service.
A police force dedicated to pummeling the perps that takes them on a 2 hour car chase, yet can’t get to a breakin in a timely manner.
A police force with such a one track mind that it always presumes the guilt of a close relative despite the evidence to the contrary.
A police force that is bent on taking guns, even from law-abiding citizens.
A media that is vested in the success of the destruction of the only country that guarantees its freedom.
A media so untrustworthy that people in a poll thought Congress was as trustworthy and that GWBush was almost twice as trustworthy as either.
A media so perverse that it celebrates the vanity of ‘bling” and the decay of what is good.
A media so determined to have its president that it consciously and unapologetically “gets a rush up its leg” and tangibly alters an election by slant of coverage.
A school system that demands tolerance, but demands God stay out of the classroom.
A school system that has a powerful Union so engrossed in a liberal agenda that it promotes inclusion of unhealthy lifestyles into the classroom.
A school system that promotes literacy, yet finds that its textbooks are rife with factual and typographical errors, not to mention what it downright skips or alters.
A school system with employees that routinely are as debased and as unethical as any other known industry, but it happens to be dealing with the NEXT generation and should be held to a much higher standard of conduct than the iron worker or landscaper or plumber or lawyer.
A populace that is so apathetic that it is considered a massive turnout when 55% of registered voters turnout to vote.
A populace so selfish that they consider standing in line an hour to vote an inconvenience and a “hardship”.
A populace that voted for an anti-gun president and then goes out by the millions to buy guns.
A populace so ignorant of the daily news that they think comedians are a way to get real information about current events.
A populace so wrapped up in themselves that they have no idea what Freedoms they have already lost.
A populace so ignorant that they can’t answer common governmental questions.
A populace with minds so dumbed down that they think Communism might be preferable to Capitalism.
A populace so in love with fairness that it can’t see that “more fairness” would actually hurt the working poor.
A populace so ignorant that it elects politicians on looks and not ideals.
A populace who love this country so much that they are too busy rolling in the dough, hunting, taking in a movie, going to puttputt, drinking a beer or 10, smoking weed, watching NSFW vids, to take time out to educate themselves about the very country and original documents that allowed them to live in such a manner.

Yeah, we’re fragged.
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GOP Looks Like Winners

In the 2 Presidential debates Mitt Romney looks like a serious Presidential representative, while BHO looks desperate, infantile, and classless. I will give Barack some ‘props’, he came back in the 2nd debate like he had something to lose. But he was a paper tiger. Nothing but fluff and platitudes. He has zero to show for his 4 yrs.
Oh wait…
Obamacare (he likes the term)
10%-13% real unemployment
Green jobs by the millions!!!! … ohhhh, I guess that flopped
Gun running…
Benghazi….
He can’t run on his record.
I’m not going to demonize or insult the current President. He is a person. He has red blood and a brain. He has a unique outlook on what makes America work.
His philosophy works ONLY in academia. NOT in Cuba… NOT in USSR… NOT in Mao’s China.. and goodness sakes NOT in North Korea…
What do the Occupy/Commies/anarchists espouse to love? What do they aim for? EQUALITY? Workers rights?
Where has that been more effective than in the Free Enterprise arena that isthe United States?
You believe we have poverty? Why is it that millions of illegals from ALL over spend every cent they have to coyotes to cross into America for what?
A CHANCE. Their ‘homeland’ gives them so little that they are willing to give it all up to come to a strange land and find work… (and free healthcare and gov’t subsides… but I digress)
America IS paved with gold apparently. Compare us to almost every other country andwe have the most liberal immigration laws, citizenship laws and gov’t subsides qualifications.
And he goes around apologizing for us.
He thought since he was ‘of the world’ that the world would love him. What he is finding out is that we have PAID for alliances with some dirty characters (Pakistan, Egypt, Libya) and it’s kicking him in his rear.
If Romney loses, it’ll be because Hell actually DID freeze over.

How the Left is fighting.. not just to beat…but to Kill the Right

Simply put, the leftist media focuses on accentuating the mistakes and misdeeds of the right, while ignoring or lying about the same misdeeds of the left.
Numerous examples abound of the double standard of the left. Small snippets and eye blinks of coverage are given to the ‘bit’ of double standard that exists. When you have 80% of your reporters identifying with one side of the political spectrum, then you will get coverage slanted in that light.
Bill Maher, among others, slobber all over themselves to come up with new disgusting and viral ways to insult, denigrate, embarrass, humiliate, and destroy any and all conservative people, including blacks and women. But let Rush Limbaugh or Glenn Beck slip once and all hell breaks loose. It’s hard to fight against a bloc that has most of every imaginable advantage in it’s quiver. Name a special interest…its probably a Democrat interest…. Name a news outlet… democrat leaning. Name a past president that often seeks out the press… It’s a Democrat….
Can you imagine where we’d get ‘the other side’s POV’ if there was not talk radio, cable or the internet? We’d be spoon fed the leftist agenda 24/7 if FoxNews, Rush, or Breitbart hadn’t come along.

Now, due to scandal overseas where they had little to do with, the parents of FoxNews is softening their right leaning stance and going more mainstream (under orders from Rupert, no accident this was after the scandal and while there were threats from the DOJ to investigate phone tapping here), Breitbart is dead and Rush just got hammered.
This is no accident. This is a part of a widely known plan to crush the burgeoning momentum the right received from the grassroots Tea Party in 2010. Even the IRS is investigating the TP for various things hoping to quash the movement at the very time that the Liberty of our children hangs in the balance.
When you boast of infiltrating gov’t at every level, in every department (see my brief on the OWS-Anarchist video), when you control the knowledge taught to 3 generations (Public schools/universities), when you control the media where the masses get their ‘news’ (80% identify with Democrats), when you control the entertainment industry (movies, music, TV, etc), you have incredible power to affect change in a country.
The only cracks are the examples I laid out before. And THEY, those FEW examples of independent and contrarian thought, spawned the biggest mass grassroots political demonstration in the past 50 years, if not ever in American history.
Why is the left so scared of the right? Because, truth is a light. The light shined upon the weary, tax oppressed middle class of America and they answered the call to stand and be counted. The left saw that millions took the ball and ran. They organized as never before. They came out and were involved…as never before. They voted and changed the political landscape, as they never had before. They pushed back against the machine and the machine took notes.
The machine can’t let it happen again. 2012 will be a tough political year. All the tricks will come out from the left. More dead people than ever will vote more than ever

They will employ all sorts of intimidation (remember the Black Panthers with clubs in Philly?). Expect that elsewhere. By hook, or by crook, the left will try to assure Obama’s reelection and reverse the TP momentum.
I have called this before. It’s inevitable. 2012 will be a tipping point for our future. We either rise up and go to the ballot box in droves, or allow the status quo to continue and accept the loss of this great nation to those that have been working for 100 years to finally succeed in destroying what was Man’s Greatest Experiment.

Political Notes From the Desk of Honesty

Rush—- Many years now, I’ve wished that Rush would exercise common sense in some of his blathering over-the-top comments…. I always thought it detracted from the GOOD that he could do. There have been many moments that he gets so good at articulating the conservative cause, that it brings me to the verge of tears. But then there are the moments where he slips into the ‘entertainer’ mode and strikes some low cord with some offcolor comment. Most times it works. But this time, the left was ready for the offspeed pitch and knocked him out.
It’s no surprise that while Maher could get away with “slut” comment, Rush could not…. Did he not learn anything from ESPN? And how’s that McNabb QB working out anyways? Like most things, Rush was right on both counts… but the left smells blood and Rush gave them an easy target.

Anthony Breitbart— This guy will be missed. I came across him in ’07 when he was a part of the ‘fringe’ reactionary strata. I dismissed him and his blog as being something of the ‘new tabloid’ media, and I’ll always regret that. What he did, what he uncovered along the way…what he exposed, is a credit to him, his will and his fearlessness. It wouldn’t surprise me if he was offed somehow. He had had some sort of spirited political confab just minutes before he died??? Probably not, but nothing would surprise me considering this man built 3 of the biggest conservative online properties ever. He was a major target, undoubtedly. Nevertheless, I am just sorry I did not recognize his genius and his love for liberty sooner.

Romney— Well, he won 6 of 10 states last night, Santorum got 3 and Gingrich got Georgia. Nary a mention of Paul or how he fared. Most media plastered the 2 leaders pictures on their covers, relegating Newt and Paul to mere afterthoughts. Romney is securing more endorsements as his train gathers more steam. Expect a Romney-Santorum ticket. Gingrich as Sec of State and Paul as Treasury Sec?? I can see Paul being shut out completely unless he can garner some more high finishes somewhere.

JC WATTS— I was surprised to hear JC Watts and Herman Cain going all out for Newt. I had known Cain was a big supporter, but Watts, I thought, would have rallied to one of the favorites sides. I always thought JC was a superstar just waiting for the right moment. Why he slipped into relative obscurity has puzzled me, although I know his bunch (Class of ’96) of Republican Congressmen, actually were committed to their pledges of Term Limits. Imagine…. Real live conviction…. I would like to see Watts re-surface as a force within the Republican party. He, Cain, and Allen West seem to me to epitomize what someone can dream to be no matter their color… or maybe despite the pigeon-holing of their color.

GOP Hopefuls

Who we have–

Mitt Romney, Newt Gingrich, Santorum, Ron Paul.

These are the heavy hitters for the GOP in 2012.

Mitt is neat as a pin, very deliberate, ‘the’ choice from the establishment GOP. Has a moderate history. Huge obstacle to overcome. Press loves to bash him and they love it more when fellow Repubs join in.

Newt Gingrich has some accomplishments but has some serious character flaws. Intelligent, yet maybe too much so for his own good. Has gone through 3 marriages and has cheated in 2 of them. Once is forgivable, twice is no accident.

Rick Santorum. Was booted out of his Governorship in 2010. Speaks very conservatively, believes in a strong foreign policy. Also well-dressed…
Real young..

Ron Paul. Lambasted as a kook. Has a grandfathery demeanor. Someone people know they ought to listen to. Has some mainstream media baggage with “fringe” groups that identify with his goals. Is outright ignored by most media outlets for reasons that they alone will ever truly know. Has a huge following with the youth and a massive presence in the ‘new’ media.

Does the GOP really want to win?
By looking at this stellar lineup, one has to think that the GOP either has no rising stars to bank on, or that they are thinking that Obama has no chance to win and that it’ll be a cake walk into the White House.
Back in 2008, the party looked like they might have some up and comers that would be ready to go toe-to-toe with Obama in 2012. A huge sweep led by TEA-party candidates in 2010 should have put the GOP in position to roll into Pennsylvania Avenue.
The more I examine this field the more I think that no, the GOP does not want to win. They may accept winning, but they want to make sure they have someone in the WH that does it ‘their’ way. No conservatism. No true sweeping change to the way business is conducted in DC.
Atleast that’s how it seems through the filters of the current media. The 2 truly decent people, Paul and Santrum are not taken seriously. At least… again, through the filter of the MSM… So we are left with moderates….

Who could we have?
JC Watts, Herman Cain, Sarah Palin, Michelle Bachmann, Rand Paul, Paul Ryan, Marco Rubio.. perhaps a conservative industry giant… a battlefield general…

I am particularly interested in Rand Paul, Paul Ryan and Marco Rubio. JC Watts, I had always thought, epitomized the openness of the party to all.
This is an election that we (as the people) can’t afford to see lost to the status quo. I think the ultra-left (I mean even left of Nancy Pelosi et al) sees the same opportunity. Luckily, they are pre-OCCUPIED with their OWS non-sense and are only bringing negative news to the OWS cause.

The real threat they pose is disruption and infiltration of TEA-party and conservative events. They blew their wad in the wrong way by the occupation technique. While it was interesting and thought provoking at first, garnering sympathy from even the right for a time, they over step their bounds as I noted in a previous post where I dissected a “round table” meeting in the early going of OWS.

The GOP HAS to seize the climate of “REFORM” and follow through. They must look past the safe and stable status quo of big business and bigger government. If they fail, if they just go through the motions in this election season, who can ever take them seriously again?

The GOP establishment of the Rockefellers et. al, gave us the Nixon presidency, and the Ford candidacy in 70’s and cried bloody murder when it started to become apparent that Bush1 would lose to that Jelly bean eatin’ actor from California who actually knew his shit (that’s right folks… he did it the old fashioned way… with brief notes on 3×5 cards) in 1980.

Conservatism has only had brief periods of prominence in the past 50 years, mainly with Barry Goldwater and again with Reagan.

The country’s path has been progressive for over 100 years now, and we’re seeing the results displayed for all to see. There is a limit to what the government can do. People need to be free and need to know the value of hard work. They need to be able, not only to succeed, but to fail.

But the current crop of GOP’ers doesn’t inspire a serious shift in the normal SOP of government. They placate the right now, but will quickly ‘work with the other side of the aisle’ when the first piece of bad press comes out about a controversial piece of legislation.

Backbone. The Republicans need a man with backbone. An uncompromising man of great courage, intellect, class, charm, and …damnit, integrity. A man strong enough to sweep the Republicans with his coattails into a super majority. And THEN get them to actually make the changes they promised.

Where is he? Who is John Galt?

“…Don’t exhaust yourself to help build the kind of world that you see around you now. In the name of the best within you, don’t sacrifice the world to those who will take away your happiness for it.”— John Galt speech Ayn Ryan’s Atlas Shrugged 1957