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The Tax Deal… See I Told You So!

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Today the coward President of the United States and the even more cowardly congress, have come to an agreement that will extend the Dimwit 43’s tax cuts as well as extend unemployment benefits for the chronically unemployed. As I stated in yesterday’s post, the Republicans are Socialism-Lite. The real problem is that none of this is being paid for by us today. Instead it’s being leveraged against our great-great-grandchildren; future generations of American slaves.

Hopefully the Tea Party folks see this as the example being set for the rest of the government and rise to the occasion for the 2012 elections. These elected officials just don’t get it!

The problem is two-fold… First the benefits have to be paid for and with the government swimming in and drowning in RED ink, it is an expense we can no longer afford. The addition of this to the deficit spending that will have to be paid back by future generations of American slaves, is the second part of the problem. No good came of this today. In essence the government has taken a huge gulp of sour mash before heading in to the AA meeting. Unless and until some fiscal sanity comes about; and today isn’t an indication of that taking place, we are gasping for air in the deep end of the pool wearing weighted boots.

Obama’s claim that what happened today will help stimulate the economy is almost too stupid for reply. However, that shouldn’t stop the truth. In reality what happened today is we came home, opened up the Visa bill, saw we were in debt to roughly three times our yearly income, and decided to go out and by a new car. Simply irresponsible spending. Then again what else would one expect from this government?

Obama, if he takes any clues from Bubba 42, has almost certainly assured his re-election. The Tea Party congress will reign in spending, the tax cuts will help to stimulate the economy and Obama will get all of the credit. Much like Bubba, Obama has inherited problems from a liberal/progressive Republican with conservative overtones; liking wars and hating abortion, who spent too much and got the economy in trouble. Neither of the Bush’s were fiscally responsible. “Read my lips, no new taxes” was after all lip service from a man with no lips. That should have been our first clue.

Hopefully Obama’s cowardice will be harder to draw out. Hopefully he will, unlike Bubba, stick to his guns and continue to try and spend money like a drunk socialist. He could try to continue his spending spree and call Republicans “obstructionists” which would undoubtedly backfire.

Obama is far more dangerous to this country than 41 and/or 43 or both combined. Wars are despicable, but can actually stimulate economic growth. The “shovel ready” projects that so many Democrats like, are just what bomb, plane and ship building are. It’s the type of Keynesian economics that these politicians adore. If it wasn’t for the killing, they’d be all for it.

What we can hope for is these spotlight loving politicians continue in their “how are we going to get re-elected” mode and show themselves to be in their own best interest, instead of that of the people. The Wikileaks light could and should shine on them all… maybe that would keep them on their toes. Since all religions are agents of control, maybe the invisible man in the sky keeping an eye on what we do, can make politicians think twice before the screw us again. Of course that’s wishful thinking, isn’t it? Conservatism, Liberalism, Socialism, Christianity, Islam et al are all religions. It’s the unwavering belief that there is no other way for life to move forward, that is undoubtedly the death knell for humanity.

Instead of understanding that evolution continues even today, and Natural Selection and Survival Of The Fittest actually do work, we hold on to the ideology that a benevolent entity can best dole out what is best for mankind. God or government… it doesn’t work and never will. We need to understand that what is being created is a shield between what works and what always fails. Rome fell. The Soviet Union fell. East Germany fell. Cuba is falling. It’s time we get a clue before we devolve back into single cell organisms.

Written by Robb

December 7, 2010 at 10:42 pm

Posted in Politics

Anthony Weiner… His Name says it all!

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I was watching/listening to Imus this morning and he was interviewing one of his favorite guests, Anthony Weiner. It is simply amazing to me that someone could be so vacuous and still be alive!

Now I’m not a fan of Republicans by any stretch of the imagination. Democrats however, have become a walking caricature of stupidity. This morning Congressman Weiner asserted that Republican wanted to take away medical benefits for senior citizens, give tax cuts to Billionaires and repeal Obamacare which would add a trillion dollars to the deficit. The problem is that he said this with a straight face and it’s all a lie.

Statist Republicans want to control you and me as much as the Statist Democrats do. The degrees to which both will and want to control are varied. Suffice it to say that if Satan was a 10 on the evil scale, Democrats come in at a warmish 9.5 and Republicans come in at a tepid 9.2. Evil is evil folks and neither major party has any real concern for your or my freedom.

As for Mr. Weiner though, he is tapping lightly on Satan’s door. The problem for Mr. Weiner is that the premise on which he bases his claims are false which make just about everything he does, wrong. Allow me to explain.

His premise is that government isĀ  a place where people can come together, see what is wrong with the country and use force; the barrel of government guns, to exact their compassion and their “fixes” on the rest of us. It’s okay to steal the production of honest hard-working Americans and give it away… as it is the right of the government to steal without fear. After all their morality is superior and they know much better than you or me, how to formulate the best possible life. How benevolent of them.

You own yourself. You own your heart, mind and soul. Everything you do, you own. That is if you’re free. If you’re not free then who owns you? The government claims you’re free and yet stake their claim on your production. The stake their claim on a part of your heat, mind and soul. They do it with the “law” on their side. Legality and morality are not mutually exclusive.

Without codified theft of the heart, mind and soul of the working people of this country, Mr. Weiner would undoubtedly be flipping hamburgers or washing toilets as it seems that’s all the brain power he has. All politicians have been involved in the world’s largest Ponzi scheme without fear of repercussion. The government is broke. Social Security was broke, is back in the black for the rest of the year and then will continue to function in the red for the rest of it’s time as a program. And people think privatizing it is a bad thing!

Mr. Weiner has a much larger problem. Without being able to legally steal from the “rich” which is a joke if one understands economics 101 at all, there is no Medicare or Medicaid. There is no program that redistributes wealth. The premise that he or the government has the right to steal the heart, mind and soul of the citizens of this country and dole it back out to the “less fortunate” is flawed and ultimately evil. It creates a plantation in the form of US borders and the citizens are free range slaves.

Regardless of what you think about the “rich” in this country, they have earned what they have, haven’t they? Did they steal it? Did the provide a good or service for consumers and earn their money that way? The tax cuts would also affect those who make as little as $250k per year. Most of those are small businesses who help to drive the economy. Tax cuts for those people will bring jobs and benefits to millions who are at present unemployed or underemployed.

The wealthiest Americans put their money at risk. They do that by hiring people and developingĀ  goods and services that people want or need. Do we want that to stop? That is what will happen if we steal from the producers in this country. Without them, the economy slows or stops. Doubt that? Look around. See the 10% unemployment? Is it going down? Government is unable to sustain spending without more borrowing and fewer countries have the money to loan.

As for the deficit… Under Dimwit 43, the deficit was substantial. Half a trillion dollars is nothing to sneeze at. Today though? $1.3 TRILLION in deficit spending. How Mr. Weiner, will adding to the government spending with more programs, reduce the deficit? It won’t and he knows it.

There is no easy fix here. The tea party folks have the right idea but they are putting their eggs in the GOP basket. Republicans have shown and are continuing to show that they have an agenda that is not based on implementing the basic principles of freedom. Instead, it’s socialism-lite. The lesser of two evils is still evil.

What we need is a party that is dedicated to freedom and responsibility. Libertarian Party seems to be pretty close to the best party for freedom. The real problem is that very few people are ready for or want freedom. They would rather have someone in charge of their life. Ben Franklin said “They that would trade essential liberty for temporary security deserve neither liberty or freedom.” It’s time for a change.

Written by Robb

December 6, 2010 at 6:58 pm

Posted in Politics