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… What are the DemoCrap Senators thinking ?!?! [#WashingtonRedskins]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Tuesday,May 27th,2014

.. I am a football fan . A very big one ..

.. I am more a basketball fanatic . Especially with the Cavaliers having the No. 1 pick in the 2014 NBA draft [3rd time in four years] . But , back to the NFL …

.. what are these Senators thinking ? Have they not read the Constitution ?!?! …

.. Congress shall make no law abridging the freedom of speech …

.. these days , with a brand new football franchise , sure , you are not going to take the risk of naming them after something like the Redskins . But , the franchise has more than 3/4ths of a century of brand equity in the name . They are not going to give it up easily . Rebranding [i.e. , changing the name] gets to be extremely expensive …

.. also , the name ” Redskins ” has a positive historical context and connotation ..

.. enough said …

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… Someone to be Admired and Respected [#Adm McRaven]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Monday,May 26th,2014

..  with all of the bravo sierra this year around Commencement Season ,especially at Brandeis University in the People ‘  s Republic of Massachusettes , this one is a real dandy …

.. I do not remember the multiple speakers that I have heard in my lifetime , so nothing memorable from me …

.. this guy is memorable . A Navy Seal . A University of Texas grad . a war veteran , taught the Art of War by other war veterans . A now – retired C.O. of our nation ‘ s Special Operations Command , and , at heart , a very serious badass …

.. [h/t — HotAir]..

.. [link] to the speech footage …

.. I am writing this as I am listening to Admiral McRaven ‘ s speech at the U.T. graduation . It is well worth your time …

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… Whoa … This is even Worse [VAgate] …

Posted by paulfromwloh on Monday,May 26th,2014

.. this is evidence uncovered at the VA medical system in South Florida …

.. great work by the CBS affiliate in Miami …

.. [h/t — CBS Miami]..
.. [link] to the interview footage …

.. this VA medical complex is so big , it has its own police department . Amazingly enough , it has officers and detectives …

.. What I am wondering , in this case , is where is the US Attorney for South Florida ? These cases of corruption at the VA medical system in Greater Miami are in her / his area of jurisdiction . This character should be putting together a task force to take up the cases , and bring down the “Wrath of God ” on these idiots …

.. that Detective Thomas Fiore has had to come to the media [a TV station] in order to get the news out , and to get people ‘ s attention , tells me volumes . Where in the hell is the Department of InJustice in this ? They should be picking up the ball , not sitting on it ….

.. Fiore put it succinctly , ” People are dying , and there is so much going on …. ” .

.. Hello , Department of InJustice ?!?!

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… What is the ObamaCrap White House thinking ?? [BenghaziGate] …

Posted by paulfromwloh on Monday,May 26th,2014

.. when they were playing cutesy – pie with YouTube over the video that they were attacking as the supposed ” cause ” of the attack on the consulate at Benghazi , Libya ?? …

.. [h/t — HotAir]..
.. [link] to the blog post …

.. you really have to wonder , at that point , what the White House was doing and thinking toying with YouTube ?? . YouTube will take a video down if it does not meet its rules . Also , like most any other content provider , it would do something for the nation , in terms of national security , if the situation is important enough . But , why at that point ??

.. that those idiots were already thinking and acting on this is grossly incriminating . Especially the timing ….

.. from HotAir …

The subject line of the e-mail, which was sent at 9:11 p.m. Eastern Time on the night of the attack, is “Update on Response to actions – Libya.” The was written hours before the attack was over…

“White House is reaching out to U-Tube [sic] to advice ramification of the posting of the Pastor Jon video,” the e-mail reads, according to Issa.

Asked about the document, a senior White House official told ABC News it demonstrates that the White House genuinely believed the video sparked the attack all along, a belief that turned out to be incorrect…

Issa has an entirely different view. He contends the document contradicts the White House assertion that it was the CIA who first pinned blame for the attack on protests in response to the anti-Islamic video.

The “Pastor Jon video” is, I believe, a garbled reference to Pastor Terry Jones, who was publicizing the Mohammed movie to coincide with the anniversary of 9/11. But anyway: Does the e-mail prove the White House’s good faith by showing that the YouTube video was on their radar from the beginning and not something they cooked up to make Susan Rice’s spin that Sunday a bit easier? Or does it prove that the YouTube video did indeed come from a political outfit like the White House, not intelligence agents? Actually, you don’t need the new e-mail to ask that question. At 10:08 p.m. on the night of the attack, less than an hour after the e-mail was sent, the State Department issued this statement from Hillary Clinton:

I condemn in the strongest terms the attack on our mission in Benghazi today. As we work to secure our personnel and facilities, we have confirmed that one of our State Department officers was killed. We are heartbroken by this terrible loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and those who have suffered in this attack.

This evening, I called Libyan President Magariaf to coordinate additional support to protect Americans in Libya. President Magariaf expressed his condemnation and condolences and pledged his government’s full cooperation.

Some have sought to justify this vicious behavior as a response to inflammatory material posted on the Internet. The United States deplores any intentional effort to denigrate the religious beliefs of others. Our commitment to religious tolerance goes back to the very beginning of our nation. But let me be clear: There is never any justification for violent acts of this kind.

There’s no question that the video was on the White House’s radar from the beginning. The questions are (a) who put it there, the CIA or some political actor, and more importantly, (b) why was it still there three days later after information had begun flowing in that a jihadi group was behind the whole thing? The “spontaneous protest” theory was more durable than it should have been, it seems, to the point where it took weeks for Obama to start calling the attack an, er, attack. Figuring out why it was durable is one of Gowdy’s core tasks, along with that pesky government-suppressing-speech thing.

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… Fireworks on the View [Dr. Benjamin Carson] …

Posted by paulfromwloh on Monday,May 26th,2014

.. yep , you got it ..

.. Dr. Ben Carson was on the View [on ABC] on Wednesday . Yeah , there were fireworks all right …

.. [h/t — theRightScoop]..
.. [link] to the interview footage ..

.. watch especially as Ben goes at it with Whoopi Goldberg over ObamaCrapCare and welfare reform . The video clip is worth your while …

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… the F.B.I. Director is on the ” Hot Seat ” [IRSgate]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Monday,May 26th,2014

.. and trust me , James Comey did not like it one bit ..

.. federal department heads routinely come before Congress for oversight hearings . Ususually , they are routine . This one was not , that is for sure …

.. [h/t — NiceDeb]..
.. [link] to the Senate Hearing footage …

.. Senator Ted Cruz has Comey roasting on a spit . There are some questions that Cruz asks that he knows Comey cannot answer . However , most of the questions are ones that the F.B.I. director should be able to respond to . Yet , he does not . So , he deserves what he got …

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… Some Politician ‘ s Idea of a Sick Joke [bumper sticker] …

Posted by paulfromwloh on Monday,May 26th,2014

.. the DemoCraps idea of a sick joke …

bumper sticker (like a boss)

.. [h/t — hotair]..
.. [link] to the blog post ..

.. get the hint … puke !! …

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… the DemoCraps are not Playing Ball on BenghaziGate [Select Cmte]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Monday,May 26th,2014

.. why do I say that ? …

.. the 5 mouseketteers that Nancy Pelosi appointed to the committee today . In particular , their delegation is lead by chief troublemaker Elijah Cummings of Maryland . Cummings is no impartial investigator . He has been a colossal pain – in – the – neck for Darryl Issa at the House Oversight Committee …

.. more than anything , Trey Gowdy is going to need to be very mature in leading the committee . Especially with Cummings leading the way for the DummyCrats . He cannot lose his cool . But he can lead , and not take any crap from either Cummings , Adam Schiff , or any of the others …

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… What the Hell is the V.A. doing ?!?! …

Posted by paulfromwloh on Monday,May 26th,2014

.. or , in many cases , not doing ? ..

.. take a gander at this case (yes , it is in Phoenix) …

.. [h/t — theRightScoop]..

.. [link] to the interview footage …

.. what is happening to our nation ‘ s vets is far  beyond criminal …

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… Nailed !! Eco – Weenies get cooked by Project Veritas …

Posted by paulfromwloh on Sunday,May 25th,2014

.. these Hollywood ecosocialist types must have been really hard up for funding for this project . They fell for this undercover project , hook , line , and sucker , er , sinker …

.. [h/t — NiceDeb]..
.. [link] to the Project Veritas undercover video footage …

.. these folks [Ed Begley , Jr. and Mariel Hemmingway] have had their reputations seriously damaged . They were willing to get financing for their ” project ” from a Middle Eastern oil sheik [a Project Veritas operative posing undercover as the sheik] . Worse yet , they were willing to cover up the source of the funding ….

.. Unfortunately , they are not going to get into any legal trouble for this subterfuge . Covering up the source of the funding for the financing of the project is putting forth a fraud on the populace . Those two idiots deserve every bit of humiliation that they get …

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… Not a Good Way to Start [Georgia US Senate]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Sunday,May 25th,2014

.. well , now she is the DemoCrap nominee .

.. and for her , her Republican opponent has yet to be determined . Congresscritter Jack Kingston and businessman David Perdue are in a July 22nd runoff to determine the GOP nominee … So , what gives ??…

.. Michelle Nunn makes a major league gaffe . Whoops ! ..

.. [h/t — RealClearPolitics]…
.. [link] to the video footage ..

.. she was asked a question , plain and simple . Would she have voted for ObamaCrapCare , as originally put together ? It is not a hard question to answer . But she fumbled it , big time …

.. not a good way to start a general election campaign …. especially for a first – time candidate . Perdue is also a first – timer , but is getting tested by the campaign trail , debates , and the 24 – hour media cycle . Nunn is not . Kingston is an 8 – term veteran of the House of Representatives , and is a strong member of the House GOP ‘ s theme team in debates on the floor . He sure as hell knows what he is doing …

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… Not a Big Shock [Employers dropping Health Insurance] …

Posted by paulfromwloh on Sunday,May 25th,2014

.. well , you can thank ObamaCrapCare for this .

.. not all of it , though .

.. with medical inflation still galloping along (contrary to the claims of the ObamaCraps and His Lordship) , employers have to do something . They are going to have to put with ObamaCrapCare for now , so , what happens …

.. [h/t — hotair]..
.. [link] to the blog post …

.. simple economics ! …

.. cost of providing health insurance , less …
.. OCC fine for employers ($2000 (oops)) , equals
.. bye – bye , health insurance …

.. hey , great , the employee gets a temporary boost in pay . The employer though , gets more cost certainty , because they and the employee know where that boost is going for , and why . Another dandy : That boost is taxable to the employee .

.. when the employer buys health insurance , they get to use before – tax dollars . It means that the cost of the insurance comes off of the employer ‘ s taxes as a cost of doing business . Not so for the employee . The employee has to use after – tax dollars …. Bummer ! …

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… the Results of Obama ‘ s Time [overall policy] …

Posted by paulfromwloh on Sunday,May 25th,2014

.. retired Lt. Colonel Ralph Peters put it very , very well in an interview on the O ‘ Reilly Factor with Bill O ‘ Reilly …

.. [h/t — RealClearPolitics]..
.. [link] to the interview footage …

.. we are not trusted by our allies , we are not respected by neutrals , and we are not feared by our enemies ….

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… What is Obama ‘ s Best Foreign Policy Achievement ?? …

Posted by paulfromwloh on Sunday,May 25th,2014

.. what do you think ?? …

.. disgracing himself on the world stage is mine , first off ..

.. second is what John Bolton comes up with , below …

.. [h/t — theRightScoop]..
.. [link] to the interview segment …

.. yea , it is weakening America ! ..

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… Diplomacy has to Be Serious …

Posted by paulfromwloh on Saturday,May 24th,2014

.. and people have to be serious about it .

.. it does not mean you need to get wound up about it all of the time . It is just that it needs people to be a great deal more upfront and more direct about it , and not screw around with it . The ObamaCraps horse around with diplomacy far , far too much , and do not take it seriously enough as they should …

.. [h/t — theRightScoop]..
.. [link] to the show segment ..

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… Why is Michael Sam praised for being Gay ?? …

Posted by paulfromwloh on Saturday,May 24th,2014

.. while Tim Tebow is mocked and condemned for being a Christian ?

.. this is an immoral , twisted , and disgusting act in this upside down world …

.. [h/t — Twitchy]..
.. [link] to the tweet …

.. we should be praising and supporting Tebow , while not condemning Sam , we can just ignore him . The in-your-face media strategy is bound to backfire …

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… Bravo , Tony [Abbott] !! …

Posted by paulfromwloh on Saturday,May 24th,2014

.. great move ! ..

.. take the fight to the opposition ..

.. no one should have expected the Liberal ‘ s first budget to be popular . Australian Liberals are the Tories , the conservatives , and they are more to the right than most people realize …

.. [h/t — HotAir]..
.. [link] to the blog post news ..

.. this was no exception . Especially the reaction to the Liberal proposal to take a meat ax to the budget for so – called ” green ” spending . Boy , does it ever … It gets cut by almost 90% , and the ecosocialist weenies are screaming bloody murder …

.. good . Let them .

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… Climate Change “Science” can be spoken about , simpley …

Posted by paulfromwloh on Saturday,May 24th,2014

.. matter of fact , it can be spoken about in one word :

.. f – r – a – u – d ..

.. got it ? good …

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… Now , Another VA facility gets busted [VAgate]..

Posted by paulfromwloh on Friday,May 23rd,2014

.. evidently , there is a VA hospital in Gainesville , Florida . I did not know that . But , I do now ….

.. you would expect a VA facility (a hospital) near major Florida cities with military facilities . Also , in areas with major concentrations of military retirees . But Gainesville ?? …

.. [h/t — WashingtonFreeBeacon]..
.. [link] to the news report …

.. my guess is geography . Gainesville is southeast of Tallahassee , and is well north of Tampa / St. Pete . It is also northwest of Orlando . In other words , the Gainesville area (while now large in population) is off by itself . So , it does need a VA hospital . The thing is …

.. another VA facility got busted for playing fast and cute with the waiting lists . Jeez Louise , folks . Who has not done this ?? …

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… Amazing , but Immoral [Woman films own Abortion]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Friday,May 23rd,2014

…. what could she have been thinking ?? …

.. she was only filmed from the waist up , and she ended up making this pablum production as an ” informercial ” for Planned Murderhood and other abortion groups …

.. [h/t — Breitbart(BigGovernment)]

.. [link] to the blog article …

.. the thing was , this video was not of the actual act of the abortion itself . I would have dared her to put that on screen . No one in their right mind would do that . Not at least yet . They would be roundly condemned by the pro – death crowd , because their folly would now be exposed to the world for the murder that it is and always will be …

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… [Smooch] , [Smooch] — Senate DemoCraps kill VA reform Bill [VAgate] …

Posted by paulfromwloh on Friday,May 23rd,2014

.. that is above is socialist [read : communist] Senator Bernie Sanders kissing butts of public worker union leaders …

.. how come ? ..

.. the House just this week passed an incremental VA reform bill . Not that it goes all that far . It does allow the Department of VA to fire senior managers ” for cause . ” Now , that would be a change in government worker management , especially these days …

.. the House vote was overwhelming , about 320 votes in favour . But , would the Senate or the ObamaCrap White House go along ? Noooooooo !! …

.. socialist Bernie and his buddies in the Senate are desparate to hang on to power , and to do it at any cost . Even if it costs veterans their lives

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… Poor Miz Hillary — She Could Not Help it ! …

Posted by paulfromwloh on Friday,May 23rd,2014

.. ya better believe it ..

.. it is time for another rib – splitter from AF Branco ! …

branco cartoon (miz hillary)(boko haram)

.. [h/t — Legal Insurrection]..
.. [link] to the cartoon …

.. or , as columnist Mark Steyn puts it , ” #BringBackOurBalls ” …

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… Why is Lara Logan [C.B.S.] so Feared ?? …

Posted by paulfromwloh on Friday,May 23rd,2014

.. you may wonder why ? …

.. [-] she is gutsy enough to be willing to make a mistake — She made a loo – loo , and got taken down for it . But , she had the guts to go out on a limb in the first place . Nothing in life that is worth having comes without risks …

.. [h/t — TruthRevolt]..

.. [link] to the blog news ..

logan-lara-85x85

.. [-] she respects the uniformed military — most liberals do not . She does . It is that simple …

.. [-] she is a bulldog — she does not take any crap from anybody . She just keeps coming and coming and coming ….

.. [-] she may have been a ” liberal ” — but , not now …. Miss Logan was attacked and sexually assuault in Tahir Square [Cairo , Egypt] during the Mubarak departure from power . Were Muslims responsible ? Perhaps , but likely …. the attack has likely changed her outlook towards some subjects , such as law & order , crime , Islam , and other things …

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… Climate Change ” Science ” can be spoken about , simpley …

Posted by paulfromwloh on Thursday,May 22nd,2014

.. matter of fact , it can be done in one word …

.. f a –

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… Nice Way to Restart the Space Race , Dummies [Russian Ban on US use of ISS]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Thursday,May 22nd,2014

.. are theRussians really this stupid ..

.. the Russian private sector in space tech is just a bunch of oligopolies (groups) and monopolies (state companies) . They compete with their egos , but not which each other . They sure are not a threat to China , much less the U.S. , Europe , and Japan …

.. the Russians may want to do more in space . The problem is that they cannot afford to do it . Their economy is not diverse enough to support the development of true private competition . They do not even have a clue about venture capital , much less start – up companies . They may want , for example , to go to Mars , but forget it …

.. [h/t — theDailyTelegraph]..
.. [link] to the article …

.. The Chinese are far closer to doing it . The Chinese economy is far more diverse , and co – operates with outside nations , even their rivals , which is something that Russia does not . Eventually , the Chinese will go to the Moon , first , and , perhaps , build their own space station . Hell , the more the merrier …

.. Our country is getting back off of its butt . It is just right now that people do not see it . NASA and other government agencies are acting as development agents , providing the targets for the private companies . Our go – go and individualistic nature is now really generating takeoff speed . Once those companies hit it , watch out …

.. We can and will build a new Space Station , joining the Chinese , the Russians , and others . Ours will , though , be much larger and far more diverse . It will also be a jumping – off point for missions to Mars , the outer planets , and beynd . If we go back to the Moon , it will be to colonize it , not just to visit . Been there , done that …

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… the ObamaCraps are in Real Trouble [VAgate] …

Posted by paulfromwloh on Thursday,May 22nd,2014

.. yes , first of all , it is a very serious scandal .

.. most definitely yes , it is serious enough to merit a ” -gate ” desgination . BenghaziGate is , too . BenghaziGate is the case of a coverup of the action or the inaction regarding the deaths of 4 brave American souls in the service of their country . It also includes the defraudking of the American people , due to the act of the coverup ..

.. with VAgate , THE ObamaCraps are clueless . Get a look at this TV interview …

.. [h/t — m.Newsbusters]..

.. [link] to the CNN interview …

.. when the White House Chief of Staff looks like a colossal idiot on national TV , you know that the reigning Admin is in deep doo – doo …

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… Where is the Justice in This ?? [VAgate] …

Posted by paulfromwloh on Thursday,May 22nd,2014

.. vets are being denied medical care .

.. worse yet , veterans are dying over VA corruption ..

.. so , what is the big deal ??

.. a prisoner , worse yet , a f-ing traitor , is being given hormone treatments and  other forms of medical care . This is being done in preparation for the prisoner , the traitor , being given (potentially) sex – change surgery while in prison …

.. OUTRAGEOUS !! ..

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… What is Vassar College thinking ?!?! …

Posted by paulfromwloh on Wednesday,May 21st,2014

.. the notoriously anti – semitic Students or Justice in Palestine [S.J.P.] libeled Israel and her citizens in various actions throughout the school year . So , the conservative community on the Vassar campus decided to take action to strike back against  blood libel …

.. the Vassar Conservative and Libertarian Union [the VCLU] did decide to act . They put up a ” Wall of Truth ” at the end of the school year st was specifically designed to counter the blood libel . It was also designed to counter the SJP ‘ s so – called ” Nabka ” day on campus …

.. [h/t –Truth Revolt]..

.. [link] to the blog news ….

.. so , what did the Vassar college administrators do ? Something really stupid …

Vassar-Wall-of-Truth-May-2014-Defaced

.. they made the VCLU take the Wall down …

.. how stupid is that ! …

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… Indiana has the Good Sense [Education Standards]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Wednesday,May 21st,2014

.. to junk the crap that has come to be known as ” Common Core . ”

.. Now , the radicals at the ObamaCrap Department of MisEducation are threatening them over the act …

.. [h/t — TruthRevolt]..
.. [link] to the blog news …

.. the Feds are threatening the state of Indiana over its refusal of ” Common Core . ” They are possibly going after segement of their federal funding , parts of which they have no business fooling around with …

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