Just wondering, if a ceiling tile fell down in Jeff Heland's house, would he move out and get a new house?
He is very good at spending other people's money. Maybe he can contribute some of his County insurance money that he is using to build his retirement fund from old poor people that he has raised their property taxes so he can continue benefiting financially. Take from the needy and give to the greedy!
Well, it took Heland about 5 yrs to cut down the dead tree in his front yard so I don't think the he would worry about the ceiling tile.
That said, if Heland can find a way, he will infiltrate your billfold until the you are consumed by the Black Hole of Taxes.
Where is this candidate running against Cahoon? How come Sweet hasn't lashed out with his hate speech rhetoric?
Is the Ad Vertiser censoring the news again?
Since we were run out of the central committee meeting for not drinking the Bob VanDer Nader Kool Aid, we are on 2nd hand news. And that lowers our standards to the level of the Ad Vertiser and to hell with that.
What Religion Is A 'Good & Worthy Citizen of America'?
I have it on good authority that being a good Christian is not a prerequisite to being a good and worthy citizen of America.
"In 1790, the congregation of the Touro Synagogue wrote a letter to President Washington, expressing their good wishes, and asking his views on their continued peaceful existence in Newport. Washington replied."
"To the Hebrew Congregation in Newport Rhode Island.
While I receive, with much satisfaction, your Address replete with expressions of affection and esteem; I rejoice in the opportunity of assuring you, that I shall always retain a grateful remembrance of the cordial welcome I experienced in my visit to Newport, from all classes of Citizens.
The reflection on the days of difficulty and danger which are past is rendered the more sweet, from a consciousness that they are succeeded by days of uncommon prosperity and security. If we have wisdom to make the best use of the advantages with which we are now favored, we cannot fail, under the just administration of a good Government, to become a great and happy people.
The Citizens of the United States of America have a right to applaud themselves for having given to mankind examples of an enlarged and liberal policy: a policy worthy of imitation. All possess alike liberty of conscience and immunities of citizenship. It is now no more that toleration is spoken of, as if it was by the indulgence of one class of people, that another enjoyed the exercise of their inherent natural rights. For happily the Government of the United States, which gives to bigotry no sanction, to persecution no assistance, requires only that they who live under its protection should demean themselves as good citizens, in giving it on all occasions their effectual support.
It would be inconsistent with the frankness of my character not to avow that I am pleased with your favorable opinion of my Administration, and fervent wishes for my felicity. May the children of the Stock of Abraham, who dwell in this land, continue to merit and enjoy the good will of the other Inhabitants; while every one shall sit in safety under his own vine and figtree, and there shall be none to make him afraid. May the father of all mercies scatter light and not darkness in our paths, and make us all in our several vocations useful here, and in his own due time and way everlastingly happy.
Your post on Arizona is right on. I have a friend that lives within 3 miles of the Mexican border. This border war is not about people fleeing Mexico for a better life.
It's about normal Mexicans trafficking drugs and guns while they run free across our borders. Simple as that. Dress the crime with the face of women and children. Phoenix isn't the #2 kidnap capital for no reason. It's criminal enterprise at work.
Arizona needs to be fixed. And it starts with closing our borders and kicking the illegals out. All of them. Now. Then sort out the ones we want in. Just like Canada.
And speaking of Canada. Do you know that a DUI conviction is enough for you to be turned at the Canadian Border?
"Many Trekfest-attendees dressed in Starfleet uniforms, but some came as Klingons, able to speak some of the Klingon language, and wearing heavy leather Klingon outfits."
Every day in Burlington is like something from a Star Trek. Klingons and Romulans run local government.
Will a Federation Starship ever land at the Southeast Iowa Regional Airport. Will it take a military transport loaded with U.S. Marshalls to boldly go where no local, or state agents of justice have gone before?
A forgotten corner of the Universe awaits salvation.
Now that the government is searching for that missing American woman in Nepal I wonder what their doing to catch those 17 missing Afghanistan solders who took off from the Army down in Texas.
Does this mean we now have 17 Taliban or Al-Qaida moles running around in the United States? Why isn’t the drive- by-media following this story? Where’s the Hawk-Eye on this one? Why aren’t the media publishing the daily death toll in Afghanistan as they did for Iraq? What’s Mike’s stand on these two issues or is it now Okay to omit this information or is he still blaming Bush after Obama has been president for about two years now.
People who purchase the Hawk-Eye are only getting what news Mr. Delaney has pre-censored for them to read which of course completely omits all anti-Obama regime references similar to the NY Times.
So; when the Hawk-Eye calls you on Friday night just say no and turn to Burlington Derailed or West Burlington City to get the real “uncensored” news or the rest of the story.
They found 6 of these guys, living in Canada! That's pretty rich.
There’s an email going around talking about a 28th amendment that would force congress to obey all laws they pass for the citizens of America and that the citizens of American shall have the same laws as congress.
In most cases these parasites are no smarter than a snail and in some cases far less intelligent than the general public. Therefore congress is not deserving of any special laws for them that are not bestowed on the general public.
Actually, being a congressman is ranked something below that of a lawyer and may edge out whale dung. To me they're people that can’t make it in the private sector and need a crutch type of job where they are taken care of by the taxpayer such as a mother to a baby.
A bell hop has more character than most congressmen whose only purpose in life is to line their own pockets. Take a look at Harkin. What was his claim to fame before going on congressional welfare? Did he ever have a job and how could he become a millionaire while in congress? Isn’t he the same person that stretched his Vietnam service to mistakenly include flying combat missions when in fact all he did was fly new planes in to replace those missing in action?
What this country needs is to have congress living under the same plan as the rest of us since they’re no where near royalty status, which many they think they are and in most cases, they emulate snakes making it hard for the average citizen to determine the difference.
There is one thing we do know and that’s when their lips are moving we know they're lying.
"The allegation that Al Gore sexually assaulted a woman in a Portland, Ore., hotel room nearly four years ago has dealt a serious blow to the former vice president's story that he and wife Tipper simply "grew apart" after 40 years of marriage.
"He doesn’t seem to know, and he doesn’t seem to care that he doesn’t know, and he doesn’t seem to care that he doesn’t care. “It can seem that at the heart of Barack Obama’s foreign policy is no heart at all,” wrote Richard Cohen in the Washington Post last week. “For instance, it’s not clear that Obama is appalled by China’s appalling human rights record. He seems hardly stirred about continued repression in Russia. . . . The president seems to stand foursquare for nothing much.
“This, of course, is the Obama enigma: Who is this guy? What are his core beliefs?”
Gee, if only your newspaper had thought to ask those fascinating questions oh, say, a month before the Iowa caucuses."
Satan Steve Scheffler in GOP Convention Gunsights Saturday
To All GOP State Convention Delegates District 5:
“Steve Scheffler, president of Iowa Christian Alliance and one of two Iowans on the Republican National Committee, told Hotline OnCall’s Reid Wilson that potential 2012 presidential hopeful Haley Barbour (Republican Governor of Mississippi) is “toast” in Iowa, because of the actions of the Republican Governors Association….
“He’s toast in Iowa, as far as I’m concerned,” said Steve Scheffler, a social conservative activist and the state’s RNC committeeman. “I traditionally stay out of presidential contested races, but this kind of information will be distributed far and wide.”..”
Iowa’s Republican National Committeeman has a tradition of threatening candidates while serving on The Republican Party of Iowa’s State Central Committee.
Seems like Linn County understands Sceffler is exactly what he purports not to be - an overpaid, sanctimonious, political action religious zealot using Christianity for his own personal financial gain.
I think that makes him a lobbyist in the eyes of the IRS.
Hopefully, convention attendees will do the right thing and send Scheffler and the stem cell marketeer Kim Lehman home to the porch.
Satan Scheffler & Ralph Reed Handler Out of Prison
Is Bacon Stuffed Pizza Kosher?
"BALTIMORE — Like any new employee, Jack Abramoff is trying to keep a low profile — or as low a profile as a cause célèbre disgraced lobbyist and convicted felon can keep when news cameramen keep staking out his new workplace."
Ralph Reed has a new business partner, Steve Sheffler. Republican Party of Iowa National Committeeman, President of the Iowa Christian Alliance, Iowa Faith & Freedom Coalition Fuhrer Steve Sheffler is presidential candidate magnet. Wannabe presidents pack a lot of cash and they will spend it all if they believe it gains them an edge in Iowa.
All that cash will need counting. After counting down the days of his felony sentence, is Jack Abramoff qualified to help keep the books? Herd those "donations" so they are not easily heard of again.
If Jack Abramoff gets the gig, ditch the yarmulke. Burlington is not Brooklyn. People will stare. The last thing Abramoff's potential Iowa employers want is attention to how their operation is run and for whom.
I guess the West Hill Laundromat will be adding a night shift.
I saw Jeff Heland looking through his gym bag for the $11 million dollar budget surplus Ed Blow left the county. While he was doing that a whole bunch of NSF notices fell out on the floor. Or at least I thought they were.
Skinny little envelopes like you get when you are over drawn at the bank trying to cover your gambling losses on Monday morning.
What do you mean "gym bag"? You meant bag of Slim Jim's, didn't you?
That $11 million dollar budget surplus evaporated so fast there aren't even records to show how fast it was blown.
I heard on the news this morning where Al “The Bad Boy” Gore tried to molest a masseuse while staying in a hotel in 2006 at which time she filed charges but then dropped them in 2007. The main line press is not responding to this breaking news probably in order to protect one of their own known liars.
So much for that environmental myth maker who can’t keep it in his pants.
Maybe he can write a book about it or better yet get another Nobel Prize for lying again like he did for his environmental fiction movie. I wonder if Bill taught him how to molest.
I guess sexual assault in 2006 would have canned his Emmy and Nobel prize in 2007.
I think putting an N in front of the name Obama hits the nail right on the head.
We can now call him “Nobama” a name worthy of such a President could not be more fitting.
The White House crowd now wants to call the Gulf Oil Spill the BP Caused Disaster or something to that effect.
Actually if one were to look for the root cause it would lead directly to the White House, the environmentalist and other left wing screwball thinkers that have caused our drilling for oil on the sea floor, rather than on dry land where we could have stopped the flow at a moments notice.
It’s a Left Wing Oil Disaster caused by ignorance and untruths by the likes of Al “the mouth” Gore who now has his own sex scandal to buy his way out of - that supposedly happened in a hotel back in 2006. He’s following in Bill’s footsteps has now surfaced, it would appear.
Check it out: LATEST! PORTLAND DA CRIMINAL: PROSECUTION A "POSSIBILITY" IN THE AL GORE SEX SCANDAL
I wonder if this helped him get his Nobel Prize and the award for his mythical movie about the environment.
I thought these people were to represent the American side of the equation, which should also include American workers. It’s obvious under their “Politically Correct” agenda that American’s don’t count. It’s all about importing uneducated people for the purpose of getting their votes by handing out entitlements by the Democrats.
What other country in the world would be so stupid as to promote the immigration of uneducated people? The Democrats are sick in the head and their policies of American destruction continue to this day and will never stop until we, as free Americans cease to exist.
Democrats verge on the subhuman side of the species, namely monkeys. Comprehensive immigration to Democrats is making citizens out of uneducated illegal aliens forever and ever as though our schools aren’t already doing that now; so why must we import them on the side?
Vladimir Dennis Cahoon has arguably occupied the easiest seat to hold in the Iowa Legislature. Burlington has been as much a single party sanctuary as Moscow during the glory days of the Soviet Union. Cahoon could sit back, make a few appearances, and increase his I.P.E.R.S. Between the Legislature and teaching school, how golden Cahoon's golden years?
Cahoon is a nice enough guy. His education adds polish to his comments. Unlike Fraise, Cahoon may form a coherent sentence in English. Unlike Courtney, being in Cahoon's presence does not impart an overpowering urge to shower. There is an unforgivable common Cahoon shares with S. E. Iowa's State Senate simians.
If Courtney and Fraise vote for it in the Senate, Cahoon overwhelmingly votes the same in the House. Iowa is broke as a result.
I have been hearing the Republicans have found somebody to run against Cahoon. The Republicans are supposed to be meeting at 6:00 P. M. Wednesday evening at the Steamboat Senior Center to put a candidate on the ballot against Cahoon. If true, it should be open to the public. Have you heard anything?
Courtney, Fraise and Cahoon, they all must go.
There have been rumblings that it was time to replace the Supreme Double Dipper.
"In a scathing ruling issued Tuesday afternoon, New Orleans–based Feldman overturned the administration’s radical six-month moratorium on deepwater drilling — and he singled out Salazar’s central role in jury-rigging a federal panel’s scientific report to bolster flagrantly politicized conclusions. In a sane world, Salazar’s head would roll. In Obama’s world, he gets immunity.."
(from the Judge's ruling) "Much to the government’s discomfort and this Court’s uneasiness, the Summary also states that “the recommendations contained in this report have been peer-reviewed by seven experts identified by the National Academy of Engineering.” As the plaintiffs, and the experts themselves, pointedly observe, this statement was misleading. The experts charge it was a “misrepresentation.” It was factually incorrect.
"...Salazar lied. Salazar committed fraud. Salazar sullied the reputations of the experts involved and abused his authority.
And for what purpose? To exploit the Gulf crisis, appease the eco-extremists, and stymie the economic recovery to which the Obama White House pays oily lip service."
The Secretary of Labor Hilda Lucia Solis is naturally a Democrat who could care less if our country is overrun with illegal aliens from south of the border a common trait of Democrats.
Ms. Solis was raised in La Puente, California by immigrant parents from Nicaragua and Mexico. I wonder if her parents bothered to become U.S. citizens along the way.
Anyway, this woman thinks even if a person is illegal he or she should be paid the same amount of money earned by a real American citizen. Its people like Ms. Solis that’s destroying our country with illegal aliens from south of our border. She, like most Democrats, want dummies that will vote for them and Mexico can supply uneducated people for an eternity or even longer.
One thing we know for sure people from California are some of the biggest crack pot weirdo’s known to man and I think Ms. Solis falls into this category. She is from one of the worst managed welfare states in the country and she’s trying to tell us how to live with and pay the illegal aliens.
Sorry Mr. Solis I don’t by your line of misguided crap anymore than I would Chris Matthews from MSNBC the joke of broadcast news.
Merkel, addressing a business audience in Berlin today, said she told Obama in a phone call that cutting government debt is “absolutely important for us,” exposing a second point of contention ahead of the June 26-27 G-20 summit in Canada.
Reducing the budget deficit by 10 billion euros ($12 billion) per year “won’t put a brake on the world’s economic growth,” Merkel said, relating what she told Obama yesterday. Germans are more likely to spend money if they feel the government “is taking precautions” to ensure solid finances, she said.
"The 16 students from teacher Dennis Mitchell's 7th-grade science class at Evergreen Middle School in Cottonwood, Calif., found what looks to be a Martian skylight — a hole in the roof of a cave on Mars."
An aerial photo of downtown Burlington across the void of space. Like Martians, has anybody yet discovered a City building inspector in Burlington?
Overgrown House on 10th Street - City Has No Shame
The run down house on 10th Street is owned now by persons living on North Hill who probably have no desire to be near the 10th Street home.
Looking at the picture it’s obvious someone is cutting the grass between the curb and the street otherwise the place looks totally abandoned and has been left to the elements for many years.
I would think the city would condemn the property and have it torn down before it falls down.
The city collects less than $400 per year in taxes and for this the residents of Burlington must look at a miserable eyesore day in and day out.
The city of Burlington has no shame when it comes to eyesores just as long as they get a few bucks to maintain their easy jobs, high pay and benefits. Why should they care about what the city looks like, they’ve found a money tree in the Burlington taxpayers.
Organizing for America (formerly known as Obama for America) is the new organized group that President Obama is using to push his agenda on America.
This group has two functions: First is to push and promote Obama’s political agendas and bills from DC by delivering talking points through various mediums (My Barack Obama, Fight The Smears, and twitter.com/barackobama). The second is to create a pool of volunteers for the DNC to use to influence local and national elections in November.
And a third unseen agenda, to cripple this country's ability to remain a Republic. You'll never hear that from Barry Sotero's lips, but he tells his cadre of drones that in email messages all the time.
I see where the Obama regime has placed keep out signs along our southern border warning American citizens to not enter huge areas of American property. What Obama’s done is sign over large areas of our country to the Mexican drug lords, smugglers and illegal aliens.
Basically he’s just given them American soil for their operations because he doesn’t want to change his plans of legalizing all the illegal’s in the United States in order to get their votes.
Obama is a traitor to the American people and this is just another example of his arrogance and hatred of what America stands for and he does this to push his socialist agenda down our throats. Obama knows little about America let alone Americans themselves because he’s basically something other than American.
I guess our failing school system isn’t producing enough dummies to fill his voting needs and he wants to import more uneducated people from south of the border to enhance his position for the next election.
Americans voted in a fool and left wing agitator to our country’s highest office, shame on the voters. Those who voted for Obama were outright fools and now we’re all going to pay for their ignorance with our future.
"I just hope he (Tapp) goes a long ways away. His predecessors were so talented. He worried more about his shoes being polished. Maybe he can get a job at some bus station shining shoes."
Too many who rode the bus to Burlington as part of Tapp's vision of economic development do not even own a pair of dress shoes. Dress shoes are not part of their work wardrobe. Dress shoes are hard to run in after robbing a convenience store.
P.S. God of thieves wearing winged felon sneakers, fits Tapp and his imported treasures. Without the link, Delaney and the rest of the J School products at the Ad Vertiser would mistake the comment for a product of Ford Motor Company.
Obama’s Broken Inauguration Day Promise to Gulf Coast: ‘Never Again Such Failures’
18 months ago:
“President Obama will keep the broken promises made by President Bush to rebuild New Orleans and the Gulf Coast. He and Vice President Biden will take steps to ensure that the federal government will never again allow such catastrophic failures in emergency planning and response to occur.”
"There is a (Republican) Central Committee meeting this Friday where they will elect a new treasurer, and there is no doubt that Gopal wants his old job back."
Treasurer/President of the Board - Morris Hurd," could Morris get the job instead?
That flow chart you drew up last Fall showing interconnections between the Republican Party of Iowa and the Iowa Christian Alliance was most enlightening. Will your flow chart showing Hell's conflict of interest inroads into the Republican of Iowa need rewritten?
Here’s a good example of Burlington government failure to enforce city codes and in this case several are not enforced. First the house number cannot be seen and probably fails to exist because the Fire Department fails to accept miserably at its responsibility for enforcing the use of house numbers. Also, there must be a code for maintaining the appearance of the property that has been totally disregarded for years and another black mark against the city for not performing it’s canned codes.
I think the city should cancel all codes it fails to enforce since its obvious our city employees at 400 Washington Street are not performing their duties but I bet they take their paychecks, bonuses, kickbacks and all other forms of payment to the bank each year on a regular schedule; does that surprise anyone?
The last time I checked the owner lives in Carthage, Illinois and hasn’t maintained the property for many years. Also, several homes in the same block fail to show house numbers a common site in the City of Burlington.
Everyone should receive a tax cut because the city isn’t doing its job. Why is it that government employees think they can just sit back, enjoy the good life without ever lifting a finger to earn their excessive pay and benefits?
Obama's Crime Inc. - Ties to Petrobas & George Soros - And a $2 Billion Loan
This is a must watch today. It is another clear illustration of how absolutely rotten the Obama administration is. These people are the most arrogant and dangerous criminals to ever set foot in Washington, D.C. Not to mention that they are engaged in trying to change our lives forever.
If Beck is wrong about the current Democratic structure, let us know. We'll pass it along to Beck. Maybe one of our readers knows where the righteous stick is in Obama's closet.
"Tapp of Burlington declined to discuss his future plans but did say in a written statement on Wednesday: "It's not without some remorse that I made this decision as I leave behind a great staff and an exceptional board of directors, but I am looking forward to new career challenges and opportunities."
Brian Tapp is leaving as head of the Southeast Iowa Regional Planning Commission. Not that Tapp will be missed, but why the secrecy? Something seems not right.
Is Tapp joining Bruce the Brute Slagle selling municipal bonds? Has a new position been created for Tapp by whoever unloaded the Taj Mahal on the tax payers as the SEIRPC's new headquarters? Has a soon to be announced plea bargain been struck?
The whole story will come out. If Tapp's future does not involve public money, it will be a blessing.
I read and re-read the article announcing Tapp's departure, but despite even trying to read between the lines I couldn't come up with "the rest of the story". Where's he going? Could it be he's going to work with Bruce Slagle?
I know one thing for sure - he knows exactly where he's going and what he's going to be doing. No one in their right mind quits a job with nothing on the horizon.
You're right. You just don't quit a gravy job especially when you're incompetent. We know that there have been reports of workplace harassment of all types. But his board have no balls to kick him out the door.
I don't see a warm and fuzzy with Slagle to the point of a job offer. Egotistical crooks don't hang together unless it's in prison. But stranger things have happened.
We have a couple of sources on vacation this week and it may take a week or so, but he can't hide forever.
One thing we do know for sure, Tapp's tracks in Burlington will forever be burned into his Google search. Get us a $1 million in debt for his church buddy's albatross and another $700,000 for the Bee's right before the door hits him in the ass. Smells like a Slagle.
I just hope he goes a long ways away. His predecessors were so talented. He worried more about his shoes being polished. Maybe he can get a job at some bus station shining shoes.
BOHICA Taxpayers - Baseball Joins Manor Mall, Water Park & Rec Plex
This deal to bail out the Bee's is just ridiculous. This was another Brian Tapp/Bruce Slagle/Mike Edwards/Tom Coutney deal to take advantage of Vision Iowa funding, paid for by the taxpayers. The Bee's and the city couldn't get enough money to do the deal the right way so they went ahead with the Bee's and auditorium project anyway and now that they can't keep up with the debt load they want the Burlington taxpayers to bail them out.
If I went to the bank for a loan to build a house that cost $175,000 and the bank said they would only loan $125,000, I couldn't build my house. The same thing happened here. They were counting their chickens before they hatched.
It seems to me if this is such a good deal the baseball association could sell stock in the franchise. Let the people that appreciate risk and rewards take advantage of this wonderful investment. Keep the taxpayers out if it. Walker is asking the taxpayers to invest in a private business. That's just plain wrong. We have never made out in these deals the city council dream up.
“I fired off a speech
But the British kept a-spillin’
Twice as many barrels as there was a month ago,
I fired off a speech
But the British kept a-spillin’
Up the Mississippi from the Gulf of Mexico . . .”
As a result of these efforts, we’ve directed BP to mobilize additional equipment and technology...
Excellent. The president directed his Nobel Prize–winning Head of Meetings to assemble a meeting to tackle the challenge of mobilizing the assembling of the tackling of the challenge of mobilization, at the end of which they directed BP to order up some new tackle and connect it to the thingummy next to the whachamacallit. Thank you, Mr. President. That and $4.95 will get you a venti oleaginato at Starbucks."
To which we repeat the first verse. Over and over and over again. Sing it Johnny!
"The Obama administration is setting up a "do not pay" list in hopes of stopping government checks sent to those who shouldn't get them, such as contractors who are in jail — and even dead people."
The above is not the Chicago way. This does mean all the way from the Chicago way.
If an edict is issued against registering and voting the dead, it would still be not enough. When old ACORN associates and Cook County ward czars are federally prosecuted and jailed for zombie voting, there maybe hope.
President Obama has a solution to the Gulf oil spill: $7-a-gallon gas.
That's a Harvard University study's estimate of the per-gallon price of the president's global-warming agenda. And Obama made clear this week that this agenda is a part of his plan for addressing the Gulf mess. Read more here.
For every problem, real or imagined, there is a simple solution. Raise taxes!
Assume Des Moines County voters do the right thing this November and hand Heland his head. What will become of Heland? Will Jeff be leaving us?
Is the Obama administration preparing a table in Washington for a fellow true believer in tax and waste?
Apparently, there are others that agree Scheffler's political action committee, the Iowa Christian Alliance, has crossed the line in furthering Scheffler's personal agenda instead of the GOP rank and file members.
Good! Now finish the job. And see that Kim Lehman joins Satan on the road to perdition.
Supreme Court Nominee Kagan Likens NRA to KKK - "Bad Guy Orgs"
"Two documents discovered at the William J. Clinton Presidential Library and obtained by National Review suggest that Kagan was involved in these discussions. One does not contain her name, but the handwriting appears to be hers... It has the name of administration colleague Fran Allegra at the top, and lists two “Bad guy orgs” that might be covered — the NRA and the KKK."
“So,” I asked her, “Do you know where Huckabee, your candidate, stands on those issues?
“No,” she replied.That’s just amazing to me. She’s well-versed on the issues, and yet is supporting a candidate whose positions she doesn’t know, ’cause she’s convinced that as a man of God, Mike Huckabee will make the right decision. She trusts him.
Obama’s parents were left wing wacko socialist and it’s easy to understand why Obama has no concept of American thinking and what American stands for because to him our system is wrong and we can just put a period behind wrong and of course in Hawaii we have one large population of recipients dependent on entitlements, a way of life in Hawaii, similar to Johnson's failed Great Society program.
Obama never had an American upbringing which accounts for his odd ball thinking and decisions. It would appear all Obama knows is what his left wing friends told him along the way although the American voter should have seen through his smoke and mirror lies far before the election. This guy has no past to rely on, no friends other than the left wing wacko’s he knew in Chicago. There are no college friends or others to question about his early life; so basically he’s nobody that talked his way through to the presidency of the United States while fooling most voters with his crazy thoughts. Remember in 20 years he never heard Rev. Wright say one racist thing about anyone, which has to be a miracle to have happened.
Obama will never equal the qualities of G.W. Bush because he’s an outright liar; a fact proven over and over again yet our Mike Sweet is still harping about Bush as though all Obama’s mistakes are the fault of G. W. Bush. Well Mike, Obama is a bigger hoax than Bernie Madoff because he fooled a majority of the American people into electing him to the presidency based on nothing, but it will cast Mr. Obama as the greatest Flim Flam Man in American history along with being known as the worst president of all time.
"Here is the Obama Disaster Management Theory: In times of crisis, you can never have enough unelected, unvetted political appointees hanging around. Nearly two months after the BP oil spill, the White House will now name an oil-spill-restoration point person to oversee recovery efforts in the Gulf of Mexico. Too many czars have already spoiled this administration’s credibility. Might as well pile on another.
...The president’s czar fetish is his crisis crutch — a desperate public-relations habit that he can’t break. What 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue needs is a visit from retired Army Lt. Gen. Russel Honoré, the Hurricane Katrina military relief coordinator who offered timeless and timely advice for the disaster-stricken: Don’t get stuck on stupid."
Alvin Greene: The Most Qualified Democrat I Have Ever Seen
"Democrats have decided that Alvin Greene's surprise victory in the South Carolina Democratic senatorial primary must be the result of a Republican dirty trick.
Greene beat Vic Rawl, a former state representative and judge, with a whopping 60 percent of the vote in last Tuesday's primary, despite Greene's having no job, no house, no campaign website, no campaign headquarters -- indeed, no campaign. Other than paying the $10,000 filing fee, Greene seems to have put no effort into the race whatsoever.
...Obama senior adviser David Axelrod said Greene was not a "legitimate" candidate and called his victory "a mysterious deal." (Yes, how could a young African-American man with strange origins, suspicious funding, shady associations, no experience, no qualifications, and no demonstrable work history come out of nowhere and win an election?)"
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It seems Branstad won't kiss Carroll's ring (and has enough money not to have to kiss Carroll's ass) for an endorsement.
When you have the unknowing lining your pockets along with cash from little old ladies you screwed in land deals, you can get on your pedestal and screech social issues like a banty rooster and strut like those other famous Iowa harbinger bell ringers, Satan Scheffler and his side kick, stem cell marketeer Kim Lehman.
But when you're unemployed or knocking down 2 or 3 jobs to stay alive, who cares about what the nut jobs have to say.
I don't. And a lot of other people don't either.
P.S. And Danny, don't call for any donation. I gave my money to people I trust.
Satan Steve Scheffler Holds Back To Cover His A** PAC
The Iowa Christian Alliance has, today, released the following statement regarding the current Iowa Gubernatorial race:
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Monday, June 14, 2010
Contact: Steve Scheffler 515-225-1515
Despite what some media outlets have recently reported, the Iowa Christian Alliance has not endorsed nor lent its support to any candidate in the current Iowa Gubernatorial race.
As an organization, the ICA does not endorse candidates and there is no plan to change that policy. We would encourage the voters of Iowa to take an objective look at all of the candidates before voting and cast their ballot for the one that most lines up with their personal values and convictions.
Large mouthed ass Heland must have a sunfish impaled in his soft palate. It has been too quiet.
We yearn for those comments that display Heland's devotion to Socialist dogma and how void the cavity above his sinuses. Have the comrade commissars running the local single political party put a muzzle on Jeffy? The muzzle can not stay on forever.
Heland has opposition in the upcoming general election. If Broeker campaigns as he must to win, Heland will be forced to answer. Fred & Seven showed what happens when Heland is forced to think on his feet. Who says the great days of radio comedy are past.
If Broeker plays the straight man role properly, everybody will be laughing at Heland and voting for Broeker.
Obama To Make Reassuring Eye Contact With Every Last American
"ROCKLAND, ME—In an attempt to convince an anxious populace that his legislative agenda is working and that everything is going to be all right, President Barack Obama embarked on a 50-state, 30,000-town tour Monday during which he plans to gaze assuredly into the eyes of each American citizen, one at a time.
"I know a lot of people out there are nervous. They're worried about unemployment, the oil spill in the Gulf, and whether or not I am making the right choices in Washington," Obama said during a rally at Rockland District High School. "To those Americans, I offer you this inspiring, confident gaze."
Obama then stepped down from his podium, walked into the 2,000-person audience, and peered comfortingly into each person's eyes. After taking 45 minutes to methodically work his way from the front row all the way to the balcony, and punctuating each look with a gentle pat on the shoulder, Obama returned to the stage, collected himself, and addressed the silent group before him.
"There," he said. "All better."
In their announcement of the "2010 Eye-to-Eye Tour," White House officials said that Obama will first spend two weeks making eye contact with the 55 million residents of the densely populated Northeastern states, looking into their eyes and, if necessary, offering them an encouraging head nod......"
The Des Moines County Republican Party Central Committee witnessed an uprising last night. Morris, I ain't no attorney no more, Hurd took the floor.
Iowa "Christian" Alliance Board member Morris Hurd started railing against Burlington Derailed. "Lies," all lies against the Iowa "Christian" Alliance President, Republican National Committeeman from Iowa, Iowa Faith and Freedom leader and business partner with Jack Abramoff's old partner, Ralph Reed. It was all just personal attacks against Steve Sheffler.
A few people finally stood up to the cultist bullies. It was pointed out the Derailed stories contained news organization links to Mr. Sheffler's nefarious actions. Local Republican leaders were asked if they ever read the Des Moines Register, or the Cedar Rapids Gazette. There is more to be learned than simply what is found in the Ad Vertiser.
One long time and well respected local Republican put it bluntly. Mr. Sheffler was representing his personal beliefs and prejudices, not the Republican Party of Iowa.
All Republicans should be given an equal opportunity to plead their case for public office. If they are homosexual, black, whatever, it should make no difference. The party as a whole should decide who is worthy on the ticket, not Steve Sheffler.
Reverend Hurd denied the political operations he and Sheffler run are Political Action Committees. Who does Morris think he is fooling?
A 2nd District wide movement calling for Sheffler's resignation from the Iowa Republican Party Central Committee and thereby the National Republican Committee was mentioned. A resolution was introduced calling for Mr. Sheffler to resign.
The assembled Des Moines County Central Committee members resoundingly voted down the resolution calling for Sheffler's resignation. Afterward, questions were being asked. Those caught unaware are learning what has been kept from them.
Bunker Hill was not a victory, but it led to ultimate victory.
Spike, have you fired a shot that will be heard around Iowa and the Nation?
Did Morris mention his laundry load this week or that 150 oz. Liquid Tide was on sale at Target for $18.59?
Or, the fact that within the last two weeks Satan threatened two GOP candidates testing the Iowa political water with his personally led campaign against them from his tallest step stool. That seems rather strange for something other than a political action committee and contradictory to Christian beliefs unless he follows the do as I say not as I do rule of corruption.
Satan, stem cell marketeer Kim Lehman and the laundry man do not represent anyone's GOP and from the way their hand picked, hand groomed candidate Gettemy lost his bid for office, I'd go so far as to suggest they don't represent anyone other than themselves and carpetbagger Ralph Reed.
Satan and Kim need to be shown the door. They've lost direction and scope.
Ralph Reed needs to be met at the Des Moines Airport and told to get his carpetbagging, polyester seersucker suit-clad backside on the first available flight back to Atlanta. We don't want you hanging around. We don't have anything that needs stealin' or pockets that need pickin'.
New Census estimates for 2009 show minorities added 2.5%, or 107.2 million people, boosted by a surge in Hispanic births and more people who described themselves as multiracial. During this time, the white population remained flat, making up roughly 199.9 million, or 65%, of the country.
I wonder how many it would be if all the illegal aliens were thrown out of the country. Of course that will never happen because our government is too weak and politically correct to make the right call and send them packing. We don’t elect true Americans any longer; so lets hope November reverses the weak trend in leadership.
I also wonder how warped the census actually is with all the strange stories we’ve been hearing about the census people being hired and rehired over and over again to boost up the employment numbers, can we really believe anything the census bureau discloses?
"Concerning the job numbers from May, one can almost echo Henry James's exclamation after examining letters pertaining to Lord Byron's incest: "Nauseating perhaps, but how quite inexpressibly significant." Except that the May numbers' significance can be expressed: A theory is being nibbled to death by facts.
Private-sector job creation almost stopped in May. The 41,000 jobs created were dwarfed by the 411,000 temporary and low-wage government jobs needed to administer the census. Last year's stimulus having failed to hold unemployment below 8 percent as predicted, Barack Obama might advocate another stimulus -- amending Article I, Section 2 of the Constitution, which mandates a census every 10 years. If it were every year, he could take credit for creating 564,000 -- the current number of census takers -- permanent jobs.
...Using perhaps the royal plural -- a harbinger of grandiosity to come -- Obama cited the size, cost and complexity of his campaign: "Our ability to manage large systems and to execute, I think, has been made clear over the last couple of years," and "indicates the degree to which we can provide the kinds of support and good service that the American people expect."
Progressives generally, and Obama especially, encourage expectations as large as the 1,428-page (cap-and-trade), 1,566-page (financial reform) and 2,409-page (health care) bills they churn out as "comprehensive" solutions to this and that. For a proper progressive, anything short of a "comprehensive" solution to, say, the problem of illegal immigration is unworthy of consideration. For today's progressive president, the prospect of a jobless recovery is a comprehensive nightmare."
I really think Pelosi, Reid and Obama are the Three Stooges of our government and fit the parts exactly.
These three boneheads have done more to destroy the American Constitution than any elected officials in our history.
Pelosi wouldn’t even make a good Curly and it’s wrong of me to put him in the same league as Pelosi the throwback to Haight-Ashbury and the Hippie crowd of dropouts whom she represents. Pelosi is a known advocate of baby killing as a form of birth control rather than using protection. Pelosi believes the taxpayer should pay to abort babies for those to lazy to take precautions.
Reid would make a poor Larry Fine but what the hell Larry would be a step up for Reid the weirdo from Nevada who has stripped away our rights as though it were nothing and there isn’t nothing wouldn’t do to push Obama’s failures through the congress.
Obama would make a good Moe because the other two have done everything he’s asked them to do in order to push through his Wacko agenda which is a socialist dream list of deceit topped with failure.
What a mess the liberal left has wrought upon the rest of us, all of which will lead to the destruction of our America as we have known it. It will force those coming after us into a miserable life trying to pay for Obama and the lefts poor economic policies.
The Obama regime has spent trillions all in the wrong direction with little or none of it going to the private sector the sector of the population that makes our economy work.
All Obama has done is support dead beat government jobs all of which just put the private sector further and further into the economic failure zone from which we may never recover.
Obama and his left wing tax cheaters have no concept of how the American economy works which is why they are destroying our country through ignorance and left wing socialist programs.
Remember this November-they must go!
"COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - South Carolina's surprise Democratic nominee to challenge U.S. Sen. Jim DeMint is facing a pending felony charge."
It appears a challenger for the U. S. Senate has been showing the most amazing pictures to a college student. The material was not water skiers at Wisconsin Dells.
This transgression has far less potential lethality involved that following four center lane lines home from Gulfport at three in the morning. It does not involve squandering $5.5 million plus on a vacant lot as "economic development." Nobody almost died in a vacant building collapse downtown.
Why can't our local office holders and bureaucrats provide such entertainment?
President Obama "...chief executor of good intentions as president"
Spill reveals Obama's lack of executive experience
"In mid-February 2008, fresh from winning a bunch of Super Tuesday primaries, Barack Obama granted an interview to "60 Minutes" correspondent Steve Croft. "When you sit down and you look at [your] resume," Croft said to Obama, "there's no executive experience, and in fact, correct if I'm wrong, the only thing that you've actually run was the Harvard Law Review."
"President Barack Obama is poised to increase the U.S. debt to a level that exceeds the value of the nation’s annual economic output, a step toward what Bill Gross called a “debt super cycle.”
...U.S. gross domestic product and the government’s total debt, which rose past $13 trillion for the first time this month. The amount owed will surpass GDP in 2012, based on forecasts by the International Monetary Fund. The lower panel shows U.S. annual GDP growth as tracked by the IMF, which projects the world’s largest economy to expand at a slower pace than the 3.2 percent average during the past five decades."
Thanks for the F. E. C. link on Rob Gettemy. Reading page 17 & 18, you find $250.00 from Gettemy's campaign to Sheffler & Reed for an event expense. How much more will Sheffler and Reed get if Gettemy forces a nominating convention for 2nd Dist. Congress from Iowa?
It gets better.
On page 18, Gettemy paid delegate expenses for his friends around Cedar Rapids to be there should his scheme to force a nominating convention pan out. The delegate pay date is April 2nd, right after Gettemy came out of the closet. Gettemy knew from the start he could never win the primary. Who does Gettemy really represent?
Big spender Loebsack must laughing himself silly. Anybody who votes for Gettemy is indirectly voting for Loebsack.
No verifiable track record for any of Gettemy's so-called personal successes is more than enough for me.
We covered it in detail and my hunch is this was nothing more than Satan Steve Scheffler using Gettemy with or without his knowledge. But from the rumors circulating it sounds as if it was without his knowledge.
TM is right in the assessment about teachers being overloaded by a politically correctness agenda that includes babysitting and performing the duties of the parents that are just too busy to raise their own children provided they even know how.
Schools are for learning and not raising children more or less abandoned by their parents who expect the taxpayer to pay for raising their children through the school teacher, free meals, after school care and a host of other chores.
Many of today’s parents aren’t even married; so that’s a lousy start for a child to face in the big bad world. Whose name does he go by the mother’s or the father’s? If they aren’t married where’s the commitment to raising children obviously the parents have no commitment to each other; so what does that tell the child?
We have to take parenting out of the schools and put it back in the family where it belongs provided there is a committed family to start with. Schools are not dedicated to parenting and it should be stopped and parents need to step up to the plate and face their responsibilities as parents, if that’s possible anymore.
Let’s put teaching back to the three “R’s” where it belongs and stop this nonsense forced on teachers for absolutely no legitimate reason. We should also stop wasting taxpayer money on teaching illegal aliens forced on the teachers through more politically correct wacko ideas.
Iowa itself wasted $100 million on illegal’s last year alone, just what kind of nonsense is this?
Only English should be spoken in American schools because we’re all supposed to be Americans. Illegal’s should never be considered in the equation of our lives, our schools or our taxes. Illegal’s are like a cancer eating away at our country dollar after dollar.
Having bilingual schools is a slap in the face to every legal immigrant in the United States. Many of the problems in schools can be directly blamed on government failure to control our southern border.
Of course all of these problems don’t let poor school administrations off the hook or school boards and the voters for electing poorly educated people to school boards.
As an example the Burlington school board thinks brick and mortar make smart kids and we all know that doesn’t cut the mustard but the question is why doesn’t the school board recognize this as failure? Burlington has proven it over and over again that bricks and mortar isn’t the answer.
Memorials to failure are all we’ll have to show for the millions spent on new schools in this has been town.
In Chicago politics, there’s an old term for the publicly subsidized pay-offs and positions meted out to the corruptocrats’ friends and special interests: boodle.
In the age of Obama, Hope and Change is all about the boodle. So it was with the stimulus. And the massive national-service expansion. And the health-care bill. And the financial-reform bill. And the blossoming job-trading scandals engulfing the White House."
For the Bible Tells Me So Or Maybe It Is Satan Scheffler & Ralph Reed
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What Is The Iowa Faith & Freedom Coalition? - Show Me The Money!
Iowa Christian Alliance Has Questionable Bedfellow in Ralph Reed
But the Iowa Christian Alliance Has Their Own Bed Bugs
As many of you that follow GOP politics know, Satan Steve Scheffler, Iowa's Republican National Committee member pals around with various unsavory individuals to line his pockets for his political action committee, the Iowa Christian Alliance. Satan regularly shirks the IRS code to publicly denounce candidates that don't meet his litmus test for Satan Ring Kissers.
In the last few months, Satan crawled into a new bed with Ralph Reed, a Georgia carpetbagger related to Jack Abramoff, the imprisoned lobbyist. Reed is well known for his role with the Christian Coalition. In 1996, the Federal Election Commission (FEC) brought an enforcement alleging that the Christian Coalition "violated federal campaign finance laws during congressional elections in 1990, 1992 and 1994, and the presidential election in 1992."
I think the public owes Tim Scott a big “Thank You” for filling us in on the sewer insurance rip off that probably wouldn’t have covered many of those that would have bought the insurance. The fine print must have nullified just about any type of sewer hookup known to man.
I know I wouldn’t have known about it until I paid $144.00 and got the policy that I probably wouldn’t have understood anyway.
I tried to put this letter into the Letters to the Editor but the link on the Hawkeye’s site wouldn’t connect.
Tim Scott took a straightforward idea to the council and that dipshit Worden. Scott's idea was simple and logical. Only Worden or his predecessor thief Bruce Slagle could force simplicity into a harmful program for Burlington's citizens that costs money and provides nothing for it.
… “My concern is Haley Barbour,” Lehman told Hotline OnCall in a phone interview today. “This is, in my opinion, poor leadership.”
The Republican Party of Iowa's mad mullahs are after more than fringe candidates. Their "Party of "God" will not tolerate the theocratically impure. This has more than a tinge of how candidates are selected in Tehran.
Most Americans, including Iowans, find this repulsive. The people should make the decision whom they chose to lead, not theocratical PAC paid staff with a divisive agenda.
Iowa's first in the nation caucuses are in danger as a result of the likes of Sheffler and Lehman. Sensible candidates will stay away. The winner will leave Iowa tainted, no matter if they are drinking the crackpots' purple communion kool-aid, or not.
John McCain did not emphasize winning the Iowa caucuses in 2008. Mike Huckabee won Iowa in 2008. Mike Huckabee faded in subsequent primaries. John McCain won his party's nomination. The template has been struck.
If one major party by passes Iowa, the other may well follow. No longer will we be able to see presidential candidates up close and personal. Small town journalists will no longer be able to rub shoulders with their big dog colleagues from the coast and network to advance onto bigger and better gigs.
The first corrective action we may take is next week's Iowa primary. Party affiliation may be changed at the polls. Don't vote for those Republican candidates who worship these Pharisees seeking personal power and profit. Longer term, the good and honest must become active within their respective parties.
Evil triumphs when good is too busy to be bothered with confronting it. We have a choice to make.
Will someone forward all of this to Satan's new buddies at the IRS. Satan's 501(c)4 organization Iowa "Christian" Alliance is not supposed to be involved with supporting, or denouncing candidates for office if they want to keep their tax exempt status. Coupled with church money laundering you have to wonder where Satan learned all his tricks.
This election cycle is going to be won by the party that reaches out to the disenfranchised, Democrat, Republican, tea baggers and independent voters that were sold down the river by Hopeium Obama.
It is not going to be won by Satan Steve Scheffler's political action committee's ideology to an agenda that doesn't fit into today's world in any manner. It may appeal to a few of the lunatic fringe. But it doesn't appeal to common sense Iowans. Iowans don't like it when a money grubber uses Jesus as a revenue stream or a pedestal to promote a personal agenda.
The little church nazi can take his buggy whip and start beating his horse but his horse will never win Satan's race of circularity.
Are Satan and stem cell marketeer Kim Lehman really the best Iowa can do? This looks more like a Hoschek and Heland thing.
I hesitate to offer an opinion about the public school system in general, but I just couldn't resist. Everyone is an expert on schools and how to educate children. I suppose that's because they were a student at one time.
At any rate, I don't doubt that there are weak teachers in every school system, just as there are weak employees. professionals, etc. in all areas, but what few people stop to consider is that public school systems are essentially required to take all kids who walk in their doors. They don't get to do a quality control check before admitting them like manufacturers do when they specify the raw materials they'll use to produce their products.
Beyond that, if you wonder why public schools aren't at the standards that they were years ago - when you were a student I'm sure - take a look around you. Public schools are small versions of the town, state, country, society in which they exist. If the town is populated by losers, then that's what the teachers are dealing with, because those losers tend to reproduce.
Teachers are also asked to do more and more things that were once done in family homes. That's why Districts are offering programs like Character Counts. Years ago we learned the things taught by this program from our parents. Today few parents are teaching their kids anything besides "I don't have to do anything I don't want to, and you can't make me".
I don't envy any teacher today, and I doubt any of the "experts" could survive in a classroom for one hour - no matter the students' ages.
The financial and political elite of the world are meeting in Spain to decide the world's fate.
Since Gulfport took a hit in the 2008 flood, where do Burlington's Bilderbergers go to plan their next Manor Mall?
Ell goes to the Sombrero. Heland goes to the closest casino. Worden hides in a dark closet. The drunk ex-mayor is homeless. Courtney is slithering around his hole in the ground. Davidson tags along behind whichever dog has the shiniest coat.
Everybody else goes to their second job to pay for these jackasses' stupid mistakes.
A Vote for Gettemy is a Vote for Satan - Satan Scheffler's 35% Candidate
Will all Satan's disciples & Ralph Reed's Washington friends save Rob Gettemy from an ignominious end?
"Republicans run the risk of splitting their vote on June 8th, ending up with a damaged candidate on the general election ballot. This will pull the entire Republican ticket down, and give us the same outcome we did in 2008: we’ll lose by 20 points to Congressman Loebsack, and nothing will change"
Second district candidate Gettemy sent out a cry baby press release expounding his vast stealth qualifications as the key for the cure. I say it is more like a key to Satan's Laundry Works. Everyone knows Gettemy made a deal with Satan to kiss Satan's Ring which is also a shackle in crime to Ralph Reed.
If I recall correctly, stem cell marketeer Kim Lehman decided Meeks didn't meet Lehmann's requirements to kiss Kim's Ring for the blessing. So rather than toe the party line and defeat Loebsack, Lehman created total chaos over her self-righteous money-making agenda. And the GOP still lets this knuckle head attend meetings.
Satan has permeated every dark corner, church and laundry in Iowa. Satan's only goal is to split the party so his prodigy can profess Satan's money making schemes.
Oh, and as a side benefit to Satan's "Christian" behavior, Gettemy will be appointed as the GOP candidate. That isn't democratic or morally correct.
But worry not, we are dealing with Satan and Satan's Little Helper. What else would you expect?
Susie Gustafson should realize the county of Des Moines is just as stupid when it comes to fiscal responsibility as is the City of Burlington.
They always have the money for raises and bonuses regardless of the economic conditions but their always short for everything else.
The city and country owe allegiance only to their government employees in spite of taxpayer needs. The last thing on government minds in Burlington and Des Moines County is taking care of the taxpayer. As an example where’s the tax money for upkeep of the roads? How about the Manor? What happened to the ballpark lights from the Manor?
Also, with a single party the voter has signed off on a responsible and accountable government in lieu of a government for the people and by the people. With a single party running the show there is nothing other than nepotism and backroom politics at best.
The democrats in Burlington have signed away our rights to good government by not electing a two party government where checks and balance are the name of the game. Also, having only three supervisors for the county is a no brain guide to waste and inefficiency and a slew of other failures by the county.
Wake up Burlington we’re being screwed by a one party system of losers and misfits. Is it that hard to figure it out?
"Congressmen Jason Altmire and Tim Murphy have previous engagements. Sen. Bob Casey Jr. and Rep. Mike Doyle are out of town on anniversary trips with their wives. Allegheny County Executive Dan Onorato will be campaigning in Philadelphia.
When President Obama and Sen. Arlen Specter land at Pittsburgh International Airport today, Mayor Luke Ravenstahl will receive them by himself.
Obama's party comrades are running for cover. They do not wish to be identified with the one who would Leninfy America. What if the President tried making up for a slight to Burlington earlier this year by coming here? Who would show?
Congressman Loebsack and County Supervisor Heland are seeking re-election. What if other party comrades like State Senators Courtney and Fraise and our City Council become fellow travelers? Would Mayor Ell be it?
Extreme desperation would be the only reason the President would come to Burlington. Critics could simply point to what decades of such single party rule have accomplished here as an example to the nation.
Ell never presses palms. He leaves that to his minions in crime. He is busy, off to golf, off to parts unknown and whatever liars do to avoid being asked a simple question?
Government can’t even run a census without corruption lined with greed and waste. Letting people lie on their time sheets, hiring and firing the same people over and over again to boast up the employment numbers for the Obama regime.
Is this the same administration that thinks the government can run a socialist style healthcare debacle? All other socialist medical plans have failed in the world but our stupid government of Democrats thinks they can succeed where much smarter people have failed time and time again. Canada is already claiming failure of their journey into socialized medicine. Our government is so useless and dumb it just boggles the mind.
Democrats are sick in the head if they think they can save the world with Obama’s socialist views and actions. We are all doomed under this Obama regime until we can boot him out to pasture come 2012. Hopefully we can boot out many of the losers this coming November and good riddance.
How could the American people be so stupid to have elected a communist block organizer with no management experience or any kind of leadership? Its funny no one he went to college with has ever been found, to my knowledge; so do those that voted for him really have any knowledge of the person himself?
I would be willing to bet money that Rep. Weiner has ripped off the taxpayer more than Beck or Goldline could ever imagine.
If Weiner voted for the healthcare bill we all know he has stolen thousands upon thousands of dollars from the American taxpayer.
Just being a democrat means he’s robbed the American taxpayer over and over again and he’s using Beck and Goldline to cause problems and make a name for himself.
Weiner is a typical democrat who will do anything to enhance Obamacare regardless of the destruction it causes our current healthcare. Socialized medicine has always failed and this dimwit thinks Obama has the answer and is smarter than professional communist that have tried this type of healthcare.
There is just no way in hell government can provide any resemblance of healthcare to the American citizen when they can’t even think outside the box. What a bunch of fools the Democrats have become under Obama with him leading the pack along with that nut case Pelosi the master witch. We all better hope her plastic surgery doesn’t snap in our presence because there could be a lot of collateral damage to those standing in the vicinity.
Is there any hope for America when Obama and Pelosi are gone? Idiots are probably as close as one could come to what they actually are or maybe dimwitted thugs.
Please remember this November as time is drawing near and we can rid ourselves of his base in the congress.
Everybody who wants independent journalism had better wake up to these three facts about what is going:
* Journalists must understand that there is no way the First Amendment's guarantee of freedom of the press will survive if the federal government regulates the news industry as envisioned by the FTC. Those who accept at face value protests to the contrary or the professions of pure intentions by advocates of government takeover of the news business are, at best, incredibly naive.
* Journalists who remain silent or apathetic about what is being prepared by the FTC for their profession become unintentional accessories in the strangulation of independent journalism.
* Journalists who support or assist, for any reason, the FTC process are accomplices in the strangulation of independent journalism.
San Francisco is about as freaky as one town could possible become with the likes of Pelosi and all the other human misfits that claim it as home.
Maybe during the next earthquake it’ll break off and float over by France where it belongs. I often wonder if there are any sane people left living in California. How could one state be trashed so badly by liberal thinking and left wing behavior? How does one state become a haven for losers and misfits? How is it possible that the once great State of California is now nothing more than a socialist, entitlement, democratic failure of a state?
What Obama is doing to the entire country has already happened in California and this is probably what we can all look forward to until 2012 and we can rid ourselves of Obama.
It won’t be long and looking in a mirror we’ll all look like California a state of left wing radicals, wacko’s, losers, idiots and worst of all, Pelosi and all the California democratic scumbags.
You mean like the Parisian Prostitute Pelosi expounding on Religion?
I see where 2/3 of Iowa school districts are trying to get $175 million in handouts from the government to improve education. That money will not make one kid any smarter than what they currently waste on education.
Money isn’t the problem and the more we spend the less we get in return and the students just get dumber. Students are weak in learning because of their parents, the school administrations, government meddling, the NEA and other teacher unions who put the teacher in the number one slot and the kids maybe in the number three priority slot, if even that high.
Hell, here in Burlington they seem to think the brick and mortar are the answer to education when it’s all of the above with none of it money. Maybe we should do away with the government schools because there a mirror image of the government bureaucracy and of course failures just as everything government does is usually a failure.
We should drop the government school tax and send them all to private schools where brick and mortar aren’t the sole purpose of the school system. Of course private schools are much cheaper than government schools because government schools are run like government with its inefficiency, wacko teacher unions, and failed administrations and on and on.
The government schools here in Burlington actually run about $11 thousand per student per year while private runs about ½ that price and the parents get much more bang for the buck. If it wasn’t for the taxes to pay for the government schools most kids would probably go to private schools where they might just learn something through a more efficient system.
Iowa will never gain back what it lost in education over the past 40 years because the political correctness of government has just ruined any chance of Iowa ever gaining back its number one or two ranking which it held for many years. Iowa currently ranks about 14th down from the number one, two or three slots it held for many years.
Iowa schools have been ruined by government, unions, weak administrations and the old problem of salaries based on longevity rather than knowledge where a bad teacher can hide within the system their entire careers with no questions asked. You would think they were like eagles their so protected by their unions, regardless of how poor a teacher they might be.
More money to waste is sitting on the horizon for government schools to waste in Iowa and who cares it’s just taxpayer money anyway. Money can’t solve the government school problems because government itself is the root cause of the problem.
"A federal magistrate judge has ordered the national group that provided most of the funding to repeal Maine's same-sex marriage law to turn over information about its donors. The magistrate rejected claims by the National Organization for Marriage that the donor names aren't relevant to the issue before the court, and that releasing them would have a chilling effect on the group's future fundraising efforts."
“Tonight, when you give, we’re not a PAC and we’re not a candidate,” he said. “Therefore, there is no limit to what you give here tonight. Isn’t that exciting?” Ralph Reed.
Why did Hell's bowels rumble over a Republican candidate for President whose chance of being elected is on par with County Supervisor Heland becoming a Rhodes scholar? Was in homophobia, or something even more terrifying?
Republican Presidential candidate Fred Karger has been involved with a homosexual cause seeking to expose from whom devils like Steve Sheffler and Ralph Reed get their money. So goes Maine. So goes the nation?
Exposing who pays Hell's heating bills could prove more than embarrassing. Requesting "donations" from candidates to buy tables at Iowa "Christian" Alliance fund raisers shows up on candidate campaign F. E. C. reports. How much goes under the the table is another matter. It would make F. E. C. investigations a lot easier.
Fiscal transparency through Hell's smoke and roar could make Hell freeze over.
The vast majority do not buy what candidate Fred Krager is selling on marriage. All of us would be better off if Mr. Karger drives from the closet those who have been secretly behind the likes of Steve Sheffler and Ralph Reed.
"I don't see how the president's position and popularity can survive the oil spill. This is his third political disaster in his first 18 months in office. And they were all, as they say, unforced errors, meaning they were shaped by the president's political judgment and instincts.
There was the tearing and unnecessary war over his health-care proposal and its cost. There was his day-to-day indifference to the views and hopes of the majority of voters regarding illegal immigration. And now the past almost 40 days of dodging and dithering in the face of an environmental calamity. I don't see how you politically survive this.
...I wonder if the president knows what a disaster this is not only for him but for his political assumptions. His philosophy is that it is appropriate for the federal government to occupy a more burly, significant and powerful place in America—confronting its problems of need, injustice, inequality. But in a way, and inevitably, this is always boiled down to a promise: "Trust us here in Washington, we will prove worthy of your trust." Then the oil spill came and government could not do the job, could not meet the need, in fact seemed faraway and incapable: "We pay so much for the government and it can't cap an undersea oil well!"