Category Archives: Government reliance

Media asked to be even more respectful of Islamist sensitivities


Being  respectful toward the sensitivities of Islamists should be easy for the “legitimate” media. They are normally more than respectful toward the sensitivities of the Obama Administration. An April 15th post by Jonathan Turley argues, gently, against catering excessively to Islamic sensitivities. Lawrence Pintak, dean of … Continue reading

Posted in Andrew Klavan, Appeasement, Benghazi, Brain washing, Conservatives, Conspiracy theories, Department of Domestic Tranquility (DDT), Free Press, free speech, Freedom, Government reliance, Ideology, Integrity, Islamist rage, Islamists, Islamophobia, Jonathan Turley, Libruls, Media, Obama, Political Correctness, Politics, Principles, Propaganda, publishing ethics, Racism, Reality, Reporting, Story telling, Trust, United States of Obama | Tagged , , , , , | 7 Comments

Truth, lies and conspiracy theories


The Federal Government lies as a matter of policy and habit. Occasionally  “legitimate” media detect and dissect the lies, but they more often simply report them as true. The resultant “conspiracy theories” are often more believable than the Government lies … Continue reading

Posted in 2014, 2016, Abuse of Power, Apathy, Benghazi, BLM, Brain washing, Congress, Conservatives, Conspiracy theories, Corruption, Cows, Democrat National Convention, Democrats, Facts, Foreign policy, Freedom, Government reliance, Gun control, Ideology, Iran, Israel, John Kerry, Libruls, Lies, Media, Nanny state, Nuclear weapons, Obama, Owned by Government, P5+1, Palestinian Authority, Political Correctness, Politics, Protests, Reality, Right wing conspiracy, States' Rights, United States of Obama | Tagged , , , , , | 9 Comments

Bundy Ranch: the “truth” shall make you . . . ?


The reports, such as they are, from the Bundy Ranch have been confusing. The Feds have contributed to the dearth of verifiable information, suggesting that there are things it would be inconvenient for us to know. I don’t know what’s … Continue reading

Posted in 2014, Abuse of Power, Administrative Agencies, Apathy, Army, BLM, Brain washing, Civil War, Conservatives, Conspiracy theories, Constitution, Corruption, Cows, Democracy, Democrats, Department of Domestic Tranquility (DDT), Duty, Executive Decree, Fantasy, fear, Federal Agencies, Free Press, Freedom, Good stuff for everone free, Government and individual choices, Government reliance, Gun control, Ideology, Law and Order, Libruls, Media, Military, Nanny state, Obama, Obama's America, Obama's America Now, ObamaCare, Owned by Government, Politics, Power, Protests, Reality, Right Wing, States' Rights, U.S. Military, United States of Obama, War on antisocial conduct | Tagged , , , | 10 Comments

Venezuelan opposition leader interviewed in English by Al Jazeera


Maria Corina Machado, a not-yet-arrested Venezuelan opposition leader, is well spoken, understands how to respond effectively to question and knows what she, the people  – and the opposition in general — want. Note: Apparently the video is not available in some … Continue reading

Posted in Abuse of Power, Apathy, Caracas, Chavez, Civil War, Cuba, Cuban, Foreign policy, Government reliance, Law and Order, Left, Libruls, Maduro, Maria Corina Machado, Media, Murder, Obama's America, Politics, Protests, Regime change | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

What happened to the American Dream?


Is the American Dream becoming her nightmare? Life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness property were once major components of a widely held American dream. We were to be in control of our own lives, with liberty to pursue by … Continue reading

Posted in Apathy, Bill of Rights, Bill Whittle, Conservatives, Constitution, Culture, Declaration of Independence, Democracy, Education, Elections, Freedom, Frog in hot water, Government reliance, Health Control, History, Integrity, Left, Libruls, Obama Dream Order, Obama's America, Obama's America Now, Owned by Government, Political Correctness | Tagged , , , , , | 9 Comments

Venezuela update — it’s still a mess


Little new information escapes from Venezuela, beyond that protests and repression by the Chavista/Cuban regime continue. As Daniel reported today (Saturday), the Organization of American States (OAS) produced a resolution about the situation in Venezuela. The regime scores because not … Continue reading

Posted in Caracas, Chavez, Civil War, Corruption, Cuban, Economic decline, free speech, Freedom, Government reliance, Ideology, Inflation, Law and Order, Libruls, Maduro, Obama's America, Protests, Regime change, Venezuela | Tagged , , , | 4 Comments

The mess du jour is in the Ukraine; do messes closer to home matter?


North Korea has nukes and Iran either has them or is working diligently to get them. That’s easier now that sanctions have been diminished and Iran is “open for business.” China is becoming more aggressive and so is Russia. Yet … Continue reading

Posted in Abuse of Power, Apathy, Appeasement, Atomic bomb, Brutality, Caracas, Chavez, China, Church of Global Warming, Climate change, Congress, Conservatives, Cuba, Elections, Freedom, Global Smarming, Government reliance, History, Ideology, Illegal immigration, Inflation, John Kerry, Kim Dynasty, Leopoldo Lopez, Libruls, Limitation on Authority, Luxury, Maduro, Middle East, Nanny state, Netanyahu, North Korea, North Korea's nukes, North Korean missiles, Obama's America, Obama's America Now, P5+1, Palestinian Authority, Peace process, Regime change, Russia, Sanctions, United States, United States of Obama | Tagged , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Ideology vs. reason and a constitutional crisis


Most sentient humans have ideological beliefs. When they become acceptable substitutes for rational thought they can be pernicious. Jonathan Turley, whom I consider a liberal in the old-fashioned sense and not what I refer to as a “librul,” today testified before … Continue reading

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The crisis in Venezuela broadens and deepens


As the day progresses, I expect there to be substantial activity in Venezuela. As I learn of it, updates will be provided here or through new posts. Few seem to know what to do. Perhaps Leopoldo Lopez does. According to … Continue reading

Posted in Chavez, Civil War, Elections, Government reliance, Leopoldo Lopez, Limitation on Authority, Maduro, Media, Military, Murder, Politics, Socialism, voting rights | Tagged , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Dictatorship and violence reign as Venezuela approaches a crisis


The economy is almost beyond repair, with inflation exceeding fifty percent annually and getting worse. Shortages, corruption and censorship are endemic. Yesterday, approximately 10,000 demonstrators protested. The Chavista regime responded violently, the only way it understands. Daniel, as far as … Continue reading

Posted in Abuse of Power, Brutality, Chavez, Civil War, Corruption, Executive Decree, Free Press, free speech, Freedom, Government reliance, Inflation, Internet, Law and Order | Tagged , , , , , | 3 Comments