Wednesday, October 31, 2012

PAUL RYAN'S PROPOSED BUDGET CUTS





This took my breath away.....read carefully!!!!

Submitted by : Bonnie  Williams,


PAUL RYAN'S PROPOSED BUDGET CUTS
A List of Republican Budget Cuts
Notice S.S. and the military are NOT on this list.
These are all the programs that the new Republican House has proposed cutting. Read to the end.
* Corporation for Public Broadcasting Subsidy -- $445 million annual savings.
* Save America 's Treasures Program -- $25 million annual savings.
* International Fund for Ireland -- $17 million annual savings.
* Legal Services Corporation -- $420 million annual savings.
* National Endowment for the Arts -- $167.5 million annual savings.
* National Endowment for the Humanities -- $167.5 million annual savings.
* Hope VI Program -- $250 million annual savings.
* Amtrak Subsidies -- $1.565 billion annual savings.
* Eliminate duplicating education programs -- H.R. 2274 (in last Congress), authored by Rep. McKeon, eliminates 68 at a savings of $1.3 billion annually.
* U.S. Trade Development Agency -- $55 million annual savings.
* Woodrow Wilson Center Subsidy -- $20 million annual savings.
* Cut in half funding for congressional printing and binding -- $47 million annual savings.
* John C. Stennis Center Subsidy -- $430,000 annual savings.
* Community Development Fund -- $4.5 billion annual savings.
* Heritage Area Grants and Statutory Aid -- $24 million annual savings.
* Cut Federal Travel Budget in Half -- $7.5 billion annual savings
* Trim Federal Vehicle Budget by 20% -- $600 million annual savings.
* Essential Air Service -- $150 million annual savings.
* Technology Innovation Program -- $70 million annual savings.
* Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) Program -- $125 million annual savings..
* Department of Energy Grants to States for Weatherization -- $530 million annual savings.
* Beach Replenishment -- $95 million annual savings.
* New Starts Transit -- $2 billion annual savings.
· Exchange Programs for Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, and Their Historical Trading Partners in Massachusetts -- $9 million annual savings
* Intercity and High Speed Rail Grants -- $2.5 billion annual savings.
* Title X Family Planning -- $318 million annual savings.
* Appalachian Regional Commission -- $76 million annual savings.
* Economic Development Administration -- $293 million annual savings.
* Programs under the National and Community Services Act -- $1.15 billion annual savings.
* Applied Research at Department of Energy -- $1.27 billion annual savings.
* Freedom CAR and Fuel Partnership -- $200 million annual savings..
* Energy Star Program -- $52 million annual savings.
*Economic Assistance to Egypt -- $250 million annually.
* U.S.Agency for International Development -- $1.39 billion annual savings.
* General Assistance to District of Columbia -- $210 million annual savings.
* Subsidy for Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority -- $150 million annual savings.
*Presidential Campaign Fund -- $775 million savings over ten years.
* No funding for federal office space acquisition -- $864 million annual savings.
* End prohibitions on competitive sourcing of government services.
* Repeal the Davis-Bacon Act -- More than $1 billion annually.
* IRS Direct Deposit: Require the IRS to deposit fees for some services it offers (such as processing payment plans for taxpayers) to the Treasury, instead of allowing it to remain as part of its budget -- $1.8 billion savings over ten years.
*Require collection of unpaid taxes by federal employees -- $1 billion total savings..WHAT IN THE WORLD IS THIS ABOUT???
* Prohibit taxpayer funded union activities by federal employees -- $1.2 billion savings over ten years.
* Sell excess federal properties the government does not make use of -- $15 billion total savings.
*Eliminate death gratuity for Members of Congress.WHAT???
* Eliminate Mohair Subsidies -- $1 million annual savings.
*Eliminate taxpayer subsidies to the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change -- $12.5 million annual savings WELL ISN'T THAT SPECIAL
* Eliminate Market Access Program -- $200 million annual savings.
* USDA Sugar Program -- $14 million annual savings.
* Subsidy to Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) -- $93 million annual savings.
* Eliminate the National Organic Certification Cost-Share Program -- $56.2 million annual savings.
*Eliminate fund for Obamacare administrative costs-- $900 million savings.
* Ready to Learn TV Program -- $27 million savings..
* HUD Ph.D. Program.
* Deficit Reduction Check-Off Act.
*TOTAL SAVINGS: $2.5 Trillion over Ten Years
My question is, what is all this doing in the budget in the first place?
Maybe this is why the Democrats are attacking Paul Ryan. .
Please Send to everyone you know..
 
 

CIA Agents Confirm Obama Told Them Not To Aid Ambassador Chris Stevens





 The father of a former Navy SEAL killed in the Libya terror attack last month said Friday that U.S. officials who denied a request for help while the diplomatic compound in Benghazi was under attack “are murderers of my son.”
Charles Woods was reacting to accounts by Fox News sources that a request from the CIA annex for backup was denied by U.S. officials. His son, Tyrone Woods, was killed in the Sept. 11 assault.

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U.S. Capitol Tour with David Barton




David Barton is the Founder and President of WallBuilders, a national pro-family organization that presents America's forgotten history and heroes, with an emphasis on our moral, religious and constitutional heritage.

WallBuilders is a name taken from the Old Testament writings of Nehemiah, who led a grassroots movement to rebuild the walls of Jerusalem and restore its strength and honor. In the same way, WallBuilders seeks to energize the grassroots today to become involved in strengthening their communities, states, and nation.

David is the author of numerous best-selling books, with the subjects being drawn largely from his massive library of tens of thousands of original writings from the Founding Era. He also addresses well over 400 groups each year.

His exhaustive research has rendered him an expert in historical and constitutional issues and he serves as a consultant to state and federal legislators, has participated in several cases at the Supreme Court, was involved in the development of the History/Social Studies standards for states such as Texas and California, and has helped produce history textbooks now used in schools across the nation.

A national news organization has described him as "America's historian," and Time Magazine called him "a hero to millions - including some powerful politicians. In fact, Time Magazine named him as one of America's 25 most influential evangelicals.

David has received numerous national and international awards, including Who's Who in Education, DAR's Medal of Honor, and the George Washington Honor Medal from the Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge. His work in media has merited several Angel Awards, Telly Awards, and the Dove Foundation Seal of Approval.

David and his wife Cheryl have three grown children, Damaris, Timothy, and Stephen, and they reside in Aledo, TX.



Abortion - Watch Before You Decide!

If only all abortionists were so frank with their "patients". 




FLYING OVER AMERICA!

With all the stress we've all been under because of Hurricane Sandy, the up-coming elections, BenghaziGate, and any other problems we may be having, I thought I'd post something a little different for all to watch to calm us down a little and put us in a better mood. Hope you all enjoy!

Protestant Bishop Calls on All Christians to Leave Democratic Party







Bishop E.W. Jackson is making a war cry: “Let God’s people go!” 

Jackson, a Marine Corps veteran, graduate of Harvard Law School and adjunct professor of law, is echoing the words of Moses in a campaign to persuade Christians of all races that the time has come for a wholesale exodus of Christians from the Democrat Party. 

The former candidate for U.S. Senate in Virginia points to what he calls the Democrat party's “cult-like devotion” to abortion; the rejection of the traditional biblical model of family; the hostility hurled at those who express a Christian viewpoint such as Chick-fil-A president and Chief Operating Officer Dan Cathy; the actions of organizations such as the ACLU and the Foundation For Freedom From Religion in suing cities and towns for displaying crosses at memorials or mentioning the name Jesus in prayer at official events.
Beyond all of this, Jackson says, Democrat operatives are also attacking Gabrielle Douglas, the 16-year old black American who won the 2012 gold medal in gymnastics. 

“The accomplished young lady had the nerve to give glory to God for her win,” Jackson says. “This apparently offended liberals.” 

Case in point: Mary Elizabeth Williams, journalist for the progressive online magazine Salon.com, wrote, “I've often wondered what it is about Christians like Douglas that unnerves me so ... Douglas and her ilk seem to espouse a faith based on what is commonly referred to as 'The God of Parking Spaces.'”
Jackson, founder and president of STAND (Staying True to America's National Destiny), responds: “Progressives are indeed 'unnerved' by devout Christians. That's why they resort to ridicule, even of a 16-year-old Olympic medal winner. Williams says we worship 'The God of Parking Spaces,' but I would prefer Gabby's God of grace and kindness to the leftist's god of ridicule and persecution. “Our Heavenly Father loves us and helps those who are humble enough to ask Him.” 

Later this month when Democrats make same-sex marriage part of their official Party Platform, the former practicing attorney says they will be spitting in the face of every Bible-believing Christian in America: “They will be saying, 'We don't care what you think, what you believe, or what the Bible or the God of the Bible says. We know better than God.'” 

Jackson's message to Christians is, “The Democrat Party has turned its back on Christians. It is time to turn our backs on the Democrat Party.” 


Standing on the Bridge to Dependence






If you ask Harry Reid or Nancy Pelosi who is to blame for the price of oil, you are guaranteed a reference to the evil oil speculator. They are even considering legislation to “rein in energy market speculation blamed for high oil and gasoline prices.” Harry Reid says:


“If we did nothing else but pass this speculation bill, the American people would be very, very happy and the markets would be struck quickly and the price of oil would go down,”

More meddling in the marketplace, but it makes me wonder why we treat the oil speculator one way, and the housing speculator another. These are men and women who bought with the plan to then turn the house over for a profit in the future. It works the same way as oil speculating.


Let’s pretend you are a housing speculator. You see a house that you think is worth the money being asked, but think that in the near future, it will be worth more. You buy it, hoping to turn a profit. Instead of a profit, you find the market tanking. Your house is now worth less than what you paid for it. You are upside down on your investment.

The reason the market tanked is because you helped create a bubble, a “rise in the price of an asset based not on the current or prospective income that it provides but solely on expectations by market participants,” also known as speculators.

So these housing speculators who find themselves in a financial bind are being punished by the market. This is called a correction. Confident Investment Strategies defines a correction as:


“A temporary reversal of the prevailing trend in price movement for a market or security. The term is most often used to describe a decline after a period of rising prices. A correction is often considered beneficial for the long term health of the market, in that prices had risen too quickly and the drop put them back to more realistic levels where investors again see attractive value.”

You helped inflate the housing market bubble to the point where the market had to make a correction, and now you are losing your shirt. That’s how the market works. It punishes unwise investments.

Enter the United States Government.


THE US Senate has approved an elaborate housing rescue plan to help thousands of home owners avert foreclosure and bolster mortgage finance giants that have struggled amid a volatile housing market.

But the move came as the Government shut down two more banks, taking the total to 10 that have been closed in 18 months. The Senate adopted the bill, which provides $US300 billion ($A313 billion) in guarantees to help refinance troubled mortgages, by a vote of 72-13, after the House of Representatives passed it on Wednesday.

President George Bush had dropped his earlier opposition and promised to sign the bill into law as soon as possible.

Before the vote, senators praised the bill as a product of rare bipartisan co-operation and said the legislation was vital to stem the fallout from a slumping housing sector.

“You’re having the worst of all possible worlds. Wealth is declining, the source of wealth creation and costs are rising simultaneously,” said Democrat Chris Dodd who chairs the Senate committee on banking, Housing and Urban Affairs.

“When we consider the role home equity has played in support of consumer spending, we see the danger of a vicious downturn.”

Chris Dodd sees it as the federal government’s responsibility to shoulder your poor decision making. You find yourself saved by Congress’s vast power to tax the people for the “general welfare.” You have been rescued like a child. Your bad decisions now fall on everyone’s shoulders, the people living today, and the future generations of taxpayers.

This is not how the market is supposed to work. The free market allows people to feel the pain of poor decisions, so that their future decisions will be based on good judgement. There is an old saying that I love: “Good judgement is the result of experience. Experience, quite often, is the result of bad judgement.”

How can the investor be expected to show good judgement in the future when his bad judgement is not punished? The housing market is in bad shape right now, that is true. But this is just a correction. As noted above, corrections are a good thing. It gets the market “back to more realistic levels”

Losing money is the risk of investment. You have the chance to win big or lose big.

The government has changed things, however. We do not have a free market, which makes this article from the Los Angeles Times difficult to stomach:


For a generation, most people accepted the idea that the core of what makes America tick was an economy governed by free markets. And whatever combination of goods, services and jobs the market cooked up was presumed to be fine for the nation and for its citizens — certainly better than government meddling.

No longer.

Spurred by the continued housing crisis, turmoil in financial markets, spiking oil prices, disappearing jobs and shrinking retirement savings, the nation and its political leaders have begun to sour on the notion that the current market system is the key to a fair, stable and efficient society.

“We’re at a hinge point,” said William A. Galston, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution in Washington who helped craft President Clinton’s market-friendly agenda during the 1990s. “The strong presumption in favor of markets, which has dominated public policy since the late 1970s, has been thrown very much into question.”

Now, to a degree not seen in years, politicians and outside experts are looking with favor at more, not less, government involvement in the economy.


The Brookings Institutue is a left wing think tank that comes up with all sorts of socialist ideas. The fact that the also left wing L.A. Times went to them for a quote shows the agenda behind the article. Rather than show that government policies helped to drive the housing crisis, they promote the socialist agenda of demonizing the free market and showing the people’s salvation as being more and more government.

As I said before, we do not have a free market in America. Every day, the free market gives a little more control to a centrally planned economy. Calls are being made to nationalize the oil industry, to nationalize the health care industry, to create a floor that would prevent the value of houses from dropping too low. My friends, this is socialism. And the tenets of this evil are being promoted by Democrats and Republicans alike.

Winston Churchill said, “Socialism is a philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy, its inherent virtue is the equal sharing of misery.” Each one of us is having our property taken from us and given to another, a person the government feels is more deserving of our creations. The left screams that the rich are still not paying enough. This is the “gospel of envy” that Churchill speaks of. Take from one, give to another. Redistribute the wealth.

This system has failed every time it has been tried.

It is written that “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.

America stands now on the bridge from apathy to dependence, and I can see serfdom from where we stand. Our lack of interest in the affairs and actions of our government is driving our country to the same ash heap of history that the U.S.S.R. lays on. As Abraham Lincoln said, “America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves.”

That day will come unless the politicians who are robbing Peter to pay Paul understand that the reason 81% of Americans think America is headed in the wrong direction isn’t because we aren’t being taxed enough. It isn’t because we don’t have enough social programs or government regulations.

It’s because Washington is out of control. A majority of Americans want less government. We get more and more every day. Is it any wonder the Congress has a 9% approval rating?

With every dollar we spend on social programs, on bailouts, subsidies and foreign aid, we march further and further down the road to serfdom. We are destroying ourselves with our own hands.







You Surrender Your First Amendment Rights


DOJ Says If You Choose to Start a Business, You Surrender Your First Amendment Rights




Hobby Lobby sued the government over the health care mandates in Obamacare.

The Department of Justice responded to that lawsuit by saying business people surrender their religious rights when the enter the marketplace:


Plaintiffs’ challenge rests largely on the theory that a for-profit, secular corporation established to sell art and craft supplies can claim to exercise religion and thereby avoid the reach of laws designed to regulate commercial activity. This cannot be.

Nor can the owners of a for-profit, secular corporation eliminate the legal separation provided by the corporate form, which the owners have chosen because it benefits them, to impose their personal religious beliefs on the corporate entity’s employees. To hold otherwise would permit for-profit, secular corporations and their owners to become laws unto themselves. Because there are an infinite variety of alleged religious beliefs, such companies and their owners could claim countless exemptions from an untold number of general commercial laws designed to protect against unfair discrimination in the workplace and to protect the health and well-being of individual employees and their families. Such a system would not only be unworkable, it would also cripple the government’s ability to solve national problems through laws of general application.

Did you note that last bit?

If people retained their rights, how could the government solve all the problems?

That’s a huge look behind the curtain at the great and powerful Oz, isn’t it?

If we let you keep all these rights, how can we ever force you to do what we feel in necessary to control everything?

So who keeps these rights?

Business owners don’t.

Employees can’t.

Unemployed government dependents?

If the government decides you need to surrender your right to free speech in order for it to “solve national problems,” would you?

Then why should any business owner surrender their religious rights?


Archbishop Chaput's Column on Catholic Citizenship





       "We're Better Citizens When We're More Faithful Catholics"


Public witness on issues of public concern is natural for Catholics because we have a commitment to the common good and to the dignity of each human person. Those two pillars - the common good and the dignity of every human person - come right out of Scripture. They underpin all of Catholic social thought. That includes politics. Politics is where the competing moral visions of a society meet and struggle. And since a large majority of American citizens are religious believers, it makes sense for people and communities of faith to bring their faith into the public square.

As a result, if we believe that a particular issue is gravely evil and damaging to society, then we have a duty, not just a religious duty but also a democratic duty, to hold accountable the candidates who want to allow that evil. Failing to do so is an abuse of responsibility on our part, because that's where we exercise our power as citizens most directly - in the voting booth.

The "separation of Church and state" can never mean that religious believers should be silent about legislative issues, the appointment of judges or public policy. It's not the job of the Church to sponsor political candidates. But it's very much the job of the Church to guide Catholics to think and act in accord with their faith.

So since this is an election year, here are a few simple points to remember as we move toward November. "Catholic" is a word that has real meaning. We don't control or invent that meaning as individuals. We inherit it from the Gospel and the experience of the Church over the centuries. If we choose to call ourselves Catholic, then that word has consequences for what we believe and how we act. We can't truthfully call ourselves "Catholic" and then behave as if we're not.

Being a Catholic is a bit like being married. We have a relationship with the Church and with Jesus Christ that's similar to being a spouse. If a man says he loves his wife, his wife will want to see the evidence in his fidelity. The same applies to our relationship with God. If we say we're Catholic, we need to show that by our love for the Church and our fidelity to what she teaches and believes. Otherwise we're just fooling ourselves. God certainly won't be fooled.

The Church is not a political organism. She has no interest in partisanship because getting power or running governments is not what she's about, and the more closely she identifies herself with any single party, the fewer people she can effectively reach.  

Scripture and Catholic teaching, however, do have public consequences because they guide us in how we should act in relation to one another. Again, Catholic social action, including political action, is a natural by product of the Church's moral message. We can't call ourselves Catholic, and then simply stand by while immigrants get mistreated, or the poor get robbed, or - even more fundamentally -- unborn children get killed. If our faith is real, then it will bear fruit in our public decisions and behaviors, including our political choices.

Each of us needs to follow his or her own conscience. But conscience doesn't emerge miraculously from a vacuum. The way we get a healthy conscience is by submitting it to God's will; and the way we find God's will is by listening to the counsel of the Church and trying honestly to live in accord with her guidance. If we find ourselves frequently disagreeing, as Catholics, with the teaching of our own Church on serious matters, then it's probably not the Church that's wrong. The problem is much more likely with us. 

 In the end, the heart of truly faithful citizenship is this: We're better citizens when we're more faithful Catholics. The more authentically Catholic we are in our lives, choices, actions and convictions, the more truly we will contribute to the moral and political life of our nation.

Christopher Hitchens Part 1 & 2






Christopher Hitchens - The Best of the Hitchslap





The Best of the Hitchslap - Part Two



“Don’t Tread on Me”



 The Right to Protect Ourselves from Tyranny




“A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.”– Second Amendment (1791), United States Constitution.
Since the beginning of America there has been a need for private citizens to protect, not just themselves, but their families, communities and properties. During the Revolutionary War citizens from all over the colonies came together under a common purpose, and it was the defense of a new nation. Along with the Continental Army, they broke the chains of tyranny and defeated the British. After the end of the war and during the drafting of the Constitution the founders saw that citizens not only had a right but also a responsibility to protect themselves from all enemies, foreign and domestic. This responsibility gave birth to the Second Amendment.
The Second Amendment may be one of the most embattled amendments in our constitution, mostly for the freedom of firearms that it provides. America is one of the freest nations in respect to firearms ownership. However, within that amendment there is a much more important debate raging in the court of popular opinion: the American Militia Movement. This movement is made up of loosely affiliated and self-funded groups of highly skilled and well-armed citizen soldiers from around the country. They share a common goal and that goal is the protection of the American citizenry and her ideals. This is protection from both our own government and foreign entities that wish harm to us. Unfortunately, in the years since our great victory, militias have become marred in a liberal funded and media run smear campaign.  Cont.Reading


Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Operation Security to air anti-Obama ads during 'SEAL Team Six' broadcast



As the political propaganda controversy surrounding Harvey Weinstein’s “SEAL Team Six: The Raid of Osama bin Laden” continues, OPSEC (Operation Security) told to FOX411 that it will air ads in key battleground markets during its broadcast on the National Geographic Channel two days before the election.

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Obama accepts 'Osama bin Laden' donations



No block to foreign money – not even from dead terrorists

WASHINGTON – Using a Pakistani Internet Protocol and proxy server, a disposable credit card and a fake address, “Osama bin Laden” has successfully donated twice to Barack Obama’s presidential re-election campaign.
The “Bin Laden” donations, actually made by WND staff, included a listed occupation of “deceased terror chief” and a stated employer of “al-Qaida.”
 “Bin Laden” is currently set up on the official campaign website to contribute more to Obama’s campaign. The name is also registered as a volunteer. Cont. Reading

Will The Real Barack Obama, Please Stand Up !



Are Americans Finally Seeing the real Barack Obama?
 
 
With only eight days before the elections, it seems that Americans are waking up and seeing the real President Barack Obama. His ratings are falling as are his standings in a number of the polls.
Last week, Obama’s job approval ratings fell seven points in a short three day span. On Oct. 23, his job approval ratings according to Gallup were at 53%. It dropped to 51% on the 24th, then down to 48% on the 25th and further down to 46% on the 26th. Cont. Reading




Time for Term Limits! Legislators Serving Constituents NOT Themselves




What do Mitt Romney, Paul Ryan, and independent candidates Gary Johnson and Virgil Goode have in common?

They are in favor of a Constitutional Amendment for Congressional term limits.
During the recent Independent Candidates debate, when asked what one amendment would they propose for the Constitution, both Johnson and Goode proposed congressional term limits.

The Washington Post reported that during a recent town-hall meeting in Waukesha, Wisconsin, Paul Ryan said he supported congressional term limits. When asked he said, “I agree with that. I’ve always supported that in Congress. That takes a constitutional amendment. What you don’t want to do is have a state do it to itself and short-change its seniority and its clout in Congress. But I’ve always been a fan of term limits. I’ve always supported that. I’ve always believed that this should be something that you serve temporary, not for an entire lifetime.”
Mitt Romney had discussed this concept earlier during a town hall meeting in Hudson, NH on December 11, 2011. When asked if he agreed with term limits, Romney said, “I surely agree with you … I would love to see term limits in Washington for our Senators and for our Congressmen … the vision in this country I’m sure in the mind of the founders was we would have citizen legislators … the great early leaders of this country and they went to Washington, served, and went home … wouldn’t that be nice … (but) some people go to Washington and then they stay to serve themselves …”
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Where are the rest of the Catholic Church leaders?

Too Many Catholic Leaders Are Afraid To Call Out Evil When They See It


I urge you to give this column your most serious attention, and then forward it to your Catholic friends.

Last week, I noted that with only two Sundays to go before the November 6 presidential election, many Catholic Church leaders had not yet spoken out on the crucial issues in this election. You can read that column here if you missed it: http://www.conservativehq.com/article/10497-catholic-leaders-failing-lead

Other religious leaders, particularly in the Evangelical Protestant churches, have made powerful statements – often from the pulpit – to tell their congregations what is at stake in this election on the issues of same-sex marriage, abortion, and the HHS contraception and abortion mandate.

However, the overwhelming majority of Catholic Church leaders have continued to remain silent about what is at stake in this election. With only one Sunday left before Election Day, only a few Bishops have issued statements addressing the issues I raised.

Bishop Frank Dewane, of the Diocese of Venice (Florida), who has long been at the forefront of the movement to educate Catholics about the issues of faith at stake in this election, continued his series of powerful videos and letters to the faithful, such as this letter on defending human life: http://dioceseofvenice.org/key-issue-of-upcoming-election-defending-human-life/

Bishop David Ricken, of Green Bay, in the battleground state of Wisconsin, told the faithful of his diocese that voting for candidates who support abortion or gay marriage can "put your own soul in jeopardy."

Archbiship Charles ChaputArchbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia issued a powerful statement on abortion, telling the Catholic News Service in Rome that Catholic voters should put faith above party: "It's very important for Catholics to make distinctions when voting that they never support intrinsic evils like abortion, which is evil in all circumstances. That's a lot different from different economic policies."

Where are the rest of the Catholic Church leaders?

Their silence on the politics of the intrinsic evils of same-sex marriage, abortion and the HHS mandate -- which as Archbishop Chaput said, are important for Catholics to make distinctions on -- is a stark and telling contrast to the vigorous preaching and activism many priests and Bishops have engaged in on other political topics.

Immigration, taxpayer funding of various welfare programs, even the federal budget have all received more attention from the pulpit in most Catholic Churches than have the contrast between the Republican and Democratic Party platforms.

Why haven’t more Catholic leaders done as Bishop Thomas John Paprocki of Springfield (Illinois) did, when he pointed out that the Republican Party Platform does not advocate sinful behavior, while the Democratic Platform promotes actions or behaviors that are intrinsically evil and gravely sinful in the eyes of the Church?

Can it be that they are afraid to speak out because of the potential for a negative reaction from liberals and Obama partisans in the media, such as that directed at Bishop Paprocki?

The Democratic Party and Barack Obama threw down the gauntlet when they chose to put the power of the federal government behind the intrinsic evils of same-sex marriage and abortion, and by attacking Catholic freedom of conscience and freedom of religion through the HHS Obamacare mandate.

By their silence, all too many Catholic leaders are telling the faithful that these issues aren’t important and that faith is irrelevant to public policy decisions on these matters.

Catholic leaders have one Sunday left to exercise the moral courage and leadership required to educate their flocks and confront these evils from the pulpit, as did Archbishop Chaput, Bishop Dewane, Bishop Ricken, Bishop Paprocki and a few others.

When the polls close on November 6, history – and the election results – will judge whether they met that test, or stood by and let Barack Obama have a second term to promote his radical secular agenda and undermine the Church’s teachings for another four years.

 

This Is Religious Freedom.



The HHS Mandate is the single most egregious attack on religious freedom in the history of our country. This November we must defend that freedom for the sake of our faith and our country.

http://catholicvote.org/Faith





Forget where he was born and who his daddy is--WE KNOW EXACTLY WHO OBAMA IS





By Laurie Roth

It no longer matters that Obama has spent $3 million to hide all his records. It no longer matters where he was born and who his daddy is. Obama is no longer a mystery to anyone, because he has completely revealed himself in every other way, and it ain't pretty.

Only someone with a un-American agenda and evil intent would endlessly apologize for America around the world, while pushing unconstitutional legislation to oppress all Americans. Obamacare, the NDAA bill, and executive orders designed to control every single aspect of our lives and finances were thrown in our faces. Obama's executive orders now give him the right to forcibly move us from our own homes and make us function in work brigades.

Voter Integrity Matters And Is Everyone’s Responsibility





Yesterday, former Attorney General Ed Meese released a memo to the Conservative Movement. I signed on as a part of the group issuing this important information on voter integrity. I share it with you here.

Will Vote Fraudsters Steal This Election?



With an extremely divided electorate and the Pew Center reporting that the names of 1.8 million dead people are still on the voting rolls, a small amount of vote fraud could swing key races and even determine who sits in the Oval Office in January 2013.

Voter fraud does exist.
Just a few weeks ago, the Democrat Party nominee in a Maryland congressional district withdrew her candidacy after citizen activists uncovered the fact that in two election cycles she voted in BOTH Maryland and Florida.
And just last week, incumbent Democrat U.S. Rep. Jim Moran’s son– who had been serving as the Field Director of Moran’s reelection campaign in an overwhelmingly Democrat district — was forced to resign after he was caught on videotape explaining how to forge a utility bill so that 100 registered voters who hadn’t been voting regularly could have their ballots fraudulently voted “for” them.

It is the duty of every freedom-loving American to vote and do your part to safeguard the integrity of the election process. Make sure your vote doesn’t get stolen by someone pretending to be you! Make sure your valid ballot doesn’t get canceled out by a fraudulent one!

Five Things Conservatives Should Do to Protect Election Integrity:
Immediately contact local election administration / agency and offer your services to be trained and to work as an election official. Early voting has started in many places – but most jurisdictions are STILL searching for competent, qualified workers for Election Day and election administration. This is the first line of defense for protecting the integrity of the election!
Help friends, family, and like-minded neighbors get registered to vote. They can find out how at ChampionTheVote.org
Find out where and when you can vote early and other breaking news about vote fraud at ProtectYourVote.us
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Report suspected vote fraud to your local or state elections board, or by downloading the free mobile app at AmericanMajorityAction.org/voterfraudapp/

Socialism vs. capitalism: Part I





By Sam Weaver

Many commentators — including one prominent "conservative" (i.e., traditionalist) pundit — chastise those on the "far right" who dare to call President Obama a socialist. Make even the slightest hint that you believe our president might harbor Marxist persuasions, and you are quickly branded an intolerant, bigoted zealot unworthy of participation in a free and open society by many of these commentators. If you cannot see it now, I hope that before the end of this article, you will see the irony in this.
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October 29, 2012
Stephen Stone, RA President

About three years ago, a graduate of Brigham Young University — a large Mormon institution heavily populated by "positive-thinking" returned LDS missionaries (see last week's column) — said he was dissatisfied with politics as usual, and undertook to create a "one-stop political website" that would effectively and reliably educate voters.

A letter of courage to the women of America








As our nation moves closer to the momentous decision of electing the next President of the United States, I consider the situation of the American women's vote (at this time divided almost right down the middle) to be of grave concern for the future of this nation.

American women voters lent incredible support (56%) to Barack Hussein Obama in 2008 — and today approximately 50% continue to support, or contemplate supporting, Obama again. This collaborationist attitude towards Obama's policies is helping lead our nation into a socialist abyss.

History narrates the innumerable ways in which women have helped save nations from destructive forces. American women are part of this great history. Today, our nation is under attack by internal and external forces, which are guided by materialistic atheism. In the ideological spectrum, these are forces which stand aggressively against our founding values and Natural Law — in other words, the cradle of American greatness.

There is an impossible coexistence between liberal or moderate thought, and our American founding values. I firmly believe that American women are being called to defend these values, with courage.

There is also an impossible coexistence between the nature of a woman, and the nature of a socialist state. To ignore this is to become your own greatest adversary. Some may contest this in theory — while ignoring the crippling and costly results that socialism brings to women and to the family.

I am a proud American citizen — born in Cuba and raised, tragically under Fidel Castro's Communist regime. I am deeply concerned about the future of America — the nation that saved my life from Communism. I am also deeply concerned about the latitude that so many American women have given for so long to the growing malignancies that have erupted from within and that are destroying America — instead of denouncing the misery and calamities that await under Socialism, a system that is disarticulating and vilifying this great nation.

America stands surrounded by a world that has descended into social, political, and economic chaos. As such, it is fitting that I convoke all American women to prepare the way for helping save our nation, based on the commandments of God and the Natural Law. This is not a question of exercising a few sparse and restrained projects. It is a question of true and profound restoration.

It is also fitting that I share the following thoughts by José Martí (1853-1895) — Cuban statesman, poet, and journalist — who became the symbol of Cuba's struggle for independence from Spain and is known as the Apostle of Cuban Independence.




"The struggles waged by nations are weak only when they lack support in the hearts of their women. But when women are moved and lend help, when women — who are by nature calm and controlled — give encouragement and applause, when virtuous and knowledgeable women grace the endeavor with their sweet love, then it is invincible."

I remain sincerely,

Marielena Montesino de Stuart
CourageforAmerica.com
October 27, 2012

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PATHETIC LEADERSHIP...when "your" re-election is more important than American lives. Hillary and Leon what is your excuse...you 2 aren't running for re-election like Joe & Barry. Why would you go along with this COVER-UP and support anybody that will LIE to WE THE PEOPLE???? How do you "leaders" sleep at night?
Yes, where is U S Congress (our employees), Lame stream media???


We all know there is really no AMERICAN president in office and hasn't been for the last 3 years and 9 months.... It remains our job to make sure the next guy in DC IS an AMERICAN and believes in the constitution. Impeachment doesn't remove the current idiot, it just binds his hands... Look what it did for clinton... b****** is still considered a hero by some.... Our world is a sick place lately... Vote honesty, integrity, and patriotism back into office on November 6th... It is our only hope....

U.N. New Front In The Muslim War On The Constitution | ConservativeHQ.com




The on-going attempts by Muslims, including many so-called “moderates,” to limit free speech by making perceived “insults” against Islam or the Prophet illegal has taken a new and troubling turn as Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz on Saturday demanded a UN resolution that “condemns any country or group that insults religions and prophets.”Cont. Reading








Israeli Psychologist on Obama

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Sam Vaknin Ph.D, Israeli Psychologist on Obama

Received this email today. Some time ago I posted an article about Obama's narcissistic tendencies. Thought you might be interested in this person's view.

Dr. Vaknin is an interesting person who he, himself, was diagnosed with NPD, Narcissistic Personality Disorder. Since then he has become somewhat well known as an expert on the subject of narcissism. See his Wikipedia page here.

If you go with the theory that it takes one to know one, then this article is for you.

Dr. Sam Vaknin is an Israeli psychologist. Interesting view on our president.

Dr. Vaknin has written extensively about narcissism.

Dr. Vaknin States "I must confess I was impressed by Obama from the first time I
saw him. At first I was excited to see a black candidate. He looked youthful,am
spoke well, appeared to be confident -- a wholesome presidential package. I was
put off soon, not just because of his shallowness but also because there was an
air of haughtiness in his demeanor that was unsettling.. His posture and
body language were louder than his empty words. Obama's speeches are unlike any
political speech we have heard in American history. Never a politician in this
land had such quasi "religious" impact on so many people.


The fact that Obama is a total incognito with Zero accomplishment, makes this cutout fit
inexplicable infatuation alarming. Obama is not an ordinary man. He is not a
genius. In fact he is quite ignorant on most important subjects."

Dr. Sam Vaknin, the author of the Malignant Self Love believes "Barack Obama
appears to be a narcissist." Vaknin is a world authority on narcissism. He
understands narcissism and describes the inner mind of a narcissist like no
other person. When he talks about narcissism everyone listens. Vaknin says that
Obama's language, posture and demeanor, and the testimonies of his closest,
dearest friends suggest that the man is either a narcissist or he may have
narcissistic personality disorder (NPD).

Narcissists project a grandiose but false image of themselves. Jim Jones, the
charismatic leader of People's Temple, the man who led over 900 of his followers
to cheerfully commit mass suicide and even murder their own children was also a
narcissist. David Koresh, Charles Manson, Joseph Koni, Shoko Asahara, Stalin,
Saddam, Mao, Kim Jong Ill and Adolph Hitler are a few examples of narcissists
of our time. All these men had a tremendous influence over their fanciers. They
created a personality cult around themselves and with their blazing speeches
elevated their admirers, filled their hearts with enthusiasm and instilled in
their minds a new zest for life. They gave them hope! They promised them the
moon, but alas, invariably they brought them to their doom.

When you are a victim of a cult of personality, you don't know it until it is
too late. One determining factor in the development of NPD is childhood abuse
"Obama's early life was decidedly chaotic and replete with traumatic and
mentally bruising dislocations,"says Vaknin. "Mixed-race marriages were even
less common then. His parents went through a divorce when he was an infant two
years old. Obama saw his father only once again, before he died in a car
accident. Then his mother re-married and Obama had to relocate to Indonesia ,
a foreign land with a radically foreign culture, to be raised by a step-father.
At the age of ten, he was whisked off to live with his maternal (white)
grandparents. He saw his mother only intermittently in the following few years
and then she vanished from his life in 1979. "She died of cancer in 1995."

One must never underestimate the manipulative genius of pathological
narcissists. They project such an imposing personality that it overwhelms those
around them Charmed by the charisma of the narcissist, people become like clay
in his hands. They cheerfully do his bidding and delight to be at his service.
The narcissist shapes the world around himself and reduces others in his own
inverted image. He creates a cult of personality. His admirers become his
co-dependents. Narcissists have no interest in things that do not help them to
reach their personal objective. They are focused on one thing alone and that is
power. All other issues are meaningless to them and they do not want to waste
their precious time on trivialities. Anything that does not help them is
beneath them and does not deserve their attention.

If an issue raised in the Senate does not help Obama in one way or another, he
has no interest in it. The "present" vote is a safe vote. No one can criticize
him if things go wrong. Those issues are unworthy by their very nature because
they are not about him.


Obama's election as the first black president of the Harvard Law Review led to a
contract and advance to write a book about race relations. The University
of Chicago Law School provided him a lot longer than expected and at the end it
evolved into, guess what? His own autobiography! Instead of writing a scholarly
paper focusing on race relations, for which he had been paid, Obama could not
resist writing about his most sublime self. He entitled the book Dreams from My
Father.

Not surprisingly, Adolph Hitler also wrote his own autobiography when he was
still a nobody. So did Stalin. For a narcissist no subject is as important as
his own self Why would he waste his precious time and genius writing about
insignificant things when he can write about such an august being as himself?

Narcissists are often callous and even ruthless. As the norm, they lack
conscience. This is evident from Obama's lack of interest in his own brother
who lives on only one dollar per month.. A man who lives in luxury, who takes a
private jet to vacation in Hawaii, and who raised nearly half a billion dollars
for his campaign (something unprecedented in history) has no interest in the
plight of his own brother. Why? Because, his brother cannot be used for his
ascent to power A narcissist cares for no one but himself.


This election was like no other in the history of America . The issues were
insignificant compared to what is at stake What can be more dangerous than
having a man bereft of conscience, a serial liar, and one who cannot distinguish
his fantasies from reality as the leader of the free world?


I hate to sound alarmist, but one is a fool if one is not alarmed. Many
politicians are narcissists. They pose no threat to others. They are simply
self serving and selfish. Obama evidences symptoms of pathological narcissism,
which is different from the run-of-the-mill narcissism of a Richard Nixon or a
Bill Clinton for example. To him reality and fantasy are intertwined.

This is a mental health issue, not just a character flaw.
Pathological narcissists are dangerous because they look normal and even
intelligent. It is this disguise that makes them treacherous. Today the
Democrats have placed all their hopes in Obama. But this man could put an end
to their party. The great majority of blacks voted for Obama. Only a fool does
not know that their support for him is racially driven. This is racism, pure
and simple.

The downside of this is that if Obama turns out to be the disaster I predict,
he will cause widespread resentment among the whites. The blacks are unlikely to
give up their support of their man. Cultic mentality is pernicious and
unrelenting. They will dig their heads deeper in the sand and blame Obama's
detractors of racism. This will cause a backlash among the whites. The white
supremacists will take advantage of the discontent and they will receive
widespread support. I predict that in less than four years, racial tensions
will increase to levels never seen since the turbulent 1960's.

Obama will set the clock back decades. America is the bastion of freedom.
The peace of the world depends on the strength of America , and its weakness
translates into the triumph of terrorism and victory of rogue nations.. It is
no wonder that Ahmadinejad, Hugo Chavez, the Castrists, the Hezbollah, the
Hamas, the lawyers of the Guantanamo terrorists, and virtually all sworn enemies
of America are so thrilled by the prospect of their man in the White House.

Americaï is on the verge of destruction. There is no insanity greater than
electing a pathological narcissist as president

From the LA Times







1. 
40% of all workers in Los Angeles County (Los Angeles County has 10.2 million people) are working for cash and not paying taxes. This is because they are predominantly illegal aliens working without a green card.

2. 
95% of warrants for murder in Los Angeles are for illegal aliens.

3. 
75% of people on the most-wanted list in Los Angeles are illegal aliens. 

4. 
Over 2/3 of all births in Los Angeles County are to illegal alien Mexicans on Medi-Cal, whose births were paid for by taxpayers. 

5. 
Nearly 35% of all inmates in California detention centers are Mexican nationals here illegally. 

6. 
Over 300,000 illegal aliens in Los Angeles County are living in garages. 

7. The FBI reports half of all gang members in Los Angeles are most likely illegal aliens from south of the border. 

8. 
Nearly 60% of all occupants of HUD properties are illegal. 

9. 21 radio stations in Los Angeles are Spanish speaking. 

10. In Los Angeles County 5.1 million people speak English, 3.9 million speak Spanish.  (There are 10.2 million people in Los Angeles County .) 
Less than 2% of illegal aliens are picking our crops, but 29% are on welfare.  Over 70% of the United States' annual population growth (and over 90% of California, Florida, and New York ) results from immigration.  29% of inmates in federal prisons are illegal aliens.
We are FOOLS for letting this continue!

A letter of regret: I wish he was the man I once mistook him for.




The president who seems not to care


By

One of the more melancholy moments of the presidential campaign occurred for me in a screening room. The film was Rory Kennedy’s documentary about her mother, Ethel — the widow of Robert F. Kennedy. Much of it consisted of Kennedy-family home movies, but also film of RFK in Appalachia and in Mississippi among the pitifully emaciated poor. Kennedy brimmed with shock and indignation, with sorrow and sympathy, and was determined — you could see it on his face — to do something about it. I’ve never seen that look on Barack Obama’s face.

Instead, I see a failure to embrace all sorts of people, even members of Congress and the business community. I see diffidence, a reluctance to close. I see a president for whom Afghanistan is not just a war but a metaphor for his approach to politics: He approved a surge but also an exit date. Heads I win, tails you lose. Cont.Reading

Democrats 2012: Not All Men and Women Are Created Equal


By TIMOTHY P. CARNEY

The media and Democratic freakout continues over Richard Mourdock’s comments on rape, abortion, babies, and God’s will. The Obama campaign and the rest of the Democratic machine are turning Mourdock’s inartful comments into the centerpiece of their campaign.
The moral implications of this indignation are a bit odd.
Sure, Mourdock confused matters by bringing “God’s will,” into the discussion. But if you’re going to claim the freakout is anything more than opportunistic pouncing on a bad turn of phrase, then ask yourself what you’re really objecting to, in the substance of his comments.






Where faith leads Obama



No longer is Barack Obama dissing people who cling to their Bibles.

More and more, as Election Day nears, he is quoting from it, paraphrasing from it and completely distorting its contents in an effort to rationalize his own collectivist, multiculturalist and

globalist agenda.

Joseph Farah exposes 'wealth-distributionist manifesto disguised as biblical creed'



You can see this for yourself in new document titled “Leading With Values: People of Faith for Obama,” paid for by his campaign.


It begins with a quote from him: “Treating others as you want to be treated. Requiring much from those who have been given so much. Living by the principle that we are our brother’s keeper. Caring for the poor and those in need. These values are old. They can be found in many denominations and many faiths, among many believers and among many non-believers … And they’re the ones that have defined my own faith journey. And today, with as many challenges as we face, these are the values I believe we’re going to have to return to in the hopes that God will buttress our efforts.”

To the untrained, undisciplined observer, this might sound good.

But what Obama is talking about is government playing God. What it amounts to is a wealth-distributionist manifesto disguised as a biblical creed.

Let’s take this apart.
In Matthew 7:12, Jesus/Yeshua says: “Therefore all things whatsoever ye would that men should do to you, do ye even so to them.” This is an individual commandment. It is not designed to be coerced or extracted from individuals through the power of government.
Luke 12:48 says, in part: “For everyone to whom much is given, from him much will be required; and to whom much has been committed, of him they will ask the more.” This is Jesus/Yeshua speaking. He is not suggesting the government should require more of the wealthy. He is talking about Himself – God.
The term “brother’s keeper” comes up one time in the Bible. It is in a question from Cain after he slew his brother, Abel, in Genesis 4:9. When God asks Cain, “Where is thy brother? And he said, I know not: Am I my brother’s keeper?” Are we as individuals commanded to help the poor and needy? Yes. But it is not the government’s role to usurp that privilege from us.

Obama’s values and faith statement goes on from there to cite 1 Corinthians 12:26: “And whether one member suffer, all the members suffer with it; or one member be honoured, all the members rejoice with it.” But this is not a reference to a nation. It’s a clear reference to the body of believers in Jesus/Yeshua.

But he uses this out-of-context quote as his inspiration for the following: The government providing “basic economic security for everyone who is willing and able to work, including jobs with a salary you can raise a family and save for retirement on, affordable health care that’s there for you when you need it most, and opportunity through education.”

He goes on to suggest it is his own biblical values that drive his compulsion for:
a government tax system that redistributes wealth;
a national, top-down government-run health-care system;
military interventionism around the world, even when no clear national interests are at stake;
unconstitutional foreign aid programs that not only redistribute tax dollars between Americans, but also with other nations;
further intrusion into education by the federal government;
rewarding those who entered the country illegally ahead of those who attempted to immigrate under the rule of law;
and more and more spending on programs that will only increase dependency rather than encourage liberty, self-government and personal responsibility;
he even justifies the killing of unborn children as part of his “People of Faith” statement.

It’s quite an amazing document.

It all reminds me of another scripture Obama didn’t mention – Luke 21:8: “Take heed that ye be not deceived: for many shall come in my name, saying, I am Christ; and the time draweth near: go ye not therefore after them.”

That’s really what Obama and the collectivist, multiculturalist and globalist agenda is all about – coming in the name of God.

One other verse, Matthew 7:15, comes to mind: “Beware of false prophets, which come to you in sheep’s clothing, but inwardly they are ravening wolves.”