Thursday, November 08, 2012

Circumventing The Nanny State Through Virtue...

...And self-reliance. Bill Whittle lays out a radical concept: Common Sense Resistance...A bit long but worth listening all the way through.

Is Bondage Our Next State?

“A democracy cannot exist as a permanent form of government. It can only exist until the voters discover that they can vote themselves largesse from the public treasury. From that moment on, the majority always votes for the candidates promising the most benefits from the public treasury with the result that a democracy always collapses over loose fiscal policy, always followed by a dictatorship. The average age of the world’s greatest civilizations has been 200 years. Great nations rise and fall. The people go from bondage to spiritual truth, to great courage, from courage to liberty, from liberty to abundance, from abundance to selfishness, from selfishness to complacency, from complacency to apathy, from apathy to dependence, from dependence back again to bondage.” -Alexander Tytler
According to Wikipedia, the quote was actually first attributed to a Scottish historian named Alexander Tytler. Snopes also has an entry on a version of the quote that was passed around via email after the elections in the year 2000. They point to research done by a Georgia attorney which concludes that the quote probably originated in the mid-20th century. But regardless of where it comes from, it seems especially relevant in our times, when the greatest threat to our economy is not war or famine or lack of innovation, but rather the fact that we cannot keep up with the cost of our own entitlements. Along with the above quote, there is usually also a list that’s attributed to either Tocqueville or Tytler, but actually comes from a businessman named H.W. Prentis. In a 1943 speech, he described the cycle that nations go through like this:
 •From bondage to spiritual faith;
•From spiritual faith to great courage;
•From courage to liberty;
 •From liberty to abundance;
 •From abundance to selfishness;
 •From selfishness to complacency;
 •From complacency to apathy;
•From apathy to dependence;
•From dependence back into bondage
 If the entire quote did come from the 1940s, that means it was probably written in response to the New Deal programs, which included the first entitlements in the United States. source

Wednesday, November 07, 2012

Please sir, I want some more...

Monday, November 05, 2012

Conservatism Is Calling

Saturday, November 03, 2012

Black Grassroots Activists Protest Obama Fundraiser, City Hall, ABC News in Chicago

Friday, August 17, 2012

MSNBC Doubles Down On Moronic Commentary

...Co-host Touré saw what he believes to be explicit racial connotations beneath what Romney was saying, calling it the "niggerization" of the campaign.[...]

Thursday, August 16, 2012

Time For The Adults To Take The Helm

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Dishonorable Disclosures

"Intelligence and Special Operations forces are furious and frustrated at how President Obama and those in positions of authority have exploited their service for political advantage. Countless leaks, interviews and decisions by the Obama Administration and other government officials have undermined the success of our Intelligence and Special Operations forces and put future missions and personnel at risk.

"The unwarranted and dangerous public disclosure of Special Forces Operations is so serious -- that for the first time ever -- former operators have agreed to risk their reputations and go 'on the record' in a special documentary titled "Dishonorable Disclosures." Its goal is to educate America about serious breaches of security and prevent them from ever happening again.

Use of military ranks, titles & photographs in uniform does not imply endorsement of the Dept of the Army or the Department of Defense. All individuals are no longer in active service with any federal agency or military service.

Goodbye Welfare Reform

Saturday, August 11, 2012

Neil Sedaka - "Laughter in the Rain"

Obama Betting Big On Ignorance

Thursday, August 09, 2012

The Transfiguration Of Pelosi

Pelosi speaks of a miraculous event to a woo-hooing fan base: CNS News-...Pelosi says, “He’s (Bush) saying something to the effect of we’re so glad to welcome you here, congratulations and I know you’ll probably have some different things to say about what is going on--which is correct. But, as he was saying this, he was fading and this other thing was happening to me." “My chair was getting crowded in," said Pelosi. "I swear this happened, never happened before, it never happened since." "My chair was getting crowded in and I couldn’t figure out what it was, it was like this," she said. "And then I realized Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Lucretia Mott, Alice Paul, Sojourner Truth, you name it, they were all in that chair, they were," said Pelosi. "More than I named and I could hear them say: 'At last we have a seat at the table.' And then they were gone." --> more

Wednesday, August 08, 2012

Arroyo Trailer

Tuesday, August 07, 2012

NewsBusted 8/07/12

Monday, August 06, 2012

Proving Media Bias

Friday, August 03, 2012

Is California Going Out of Business?

Monday, July 30, 2012

CNN: Juvenile Behavior or Just Abject Sloppiness?

Newsbusters -
Remember last November when Congresswoman Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) was disgracefully greeted with the song "Lyin' A-- B--ch" during her appearance on NBC's Late Night with Jimmy Fallon?

On Sunday, Pink's "Stupid Girls" was played before a CNN Sunday Morning piece about former Alaska governor Sarah Palin visiting a Chick-fil-A restaurant to show support for the embattled company [...]

*****Update II: A CNN spokesperson told the liberal website Mediaite, “The music selection was a poor choice and was not intended to be linked to any news story. [YOU BETCHA!]We regret any perception that they were planned together.” all

Saturday, July 28, 2012

Hank Williams Jr - Take Back Our Country

Rep. Mike Kelly: "Stop This Ridiculous Mockery..."

"...of what it is we do here in this town."

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Friday, July 27, 2012

Obama: "Look No Further Than What I Have Done"