Snowy Day 1-20-09

Snowy Day 1-20-09
Yate's Mill

And, I'm still STANDING!!!

If a person ONLY gets their information from the mainstream media and never looks beyond what is presented, their thoughts of what is going on are very jaded.

I've been voting since 1980 and I've never agreed 100% with any elected official. Even my favorite president, Ronald Reagan, had his moments. I've been married for almost 25 years and I don't 100% agree with my husband, either. So I am not focusing on finding a politician that I 100% agree with because I know better.

I did support Bush, both times! I'm not ashamed or apologetic about that. My goodness, the man stood up before a nation and prayed to the Creator of the Universe on behalf of the people he represented. He wasn't ashamed, or didn't feel his countrymen too diverse to put forth his true, heartfelt beliefs.

And yes, I supported John McCain because as the choices were presented I knew I couldn't support Obama. Obama stands for a vast majority of things I stand against. I am not ashamed or apologetic of that either. I am an American, that is my right but more importantly, my resonsibility!

I can't vote for a man who in 2007 gave a speech to Planned Parenthood telling how he would support abortion for all females; then in 2008 told the nation at the Saddleback forum that identifying the beginning of life was above his pay grade; and then a few days after the inauguration with a stroke of his pen he suddenly feels conception is NOT above his pay grade anymore. He either can't remember what he stands for or is flat out lying. Either way, I'm not a supporter of an alzheimer's victim or a liar for president.

We really knew where he stood no matter what he said because his record in the Illinios senate bore that out. The man voted at least 4 times to promote abortion at all costs. He voted to strip the rights of American citizens who survived an abortion gone wrong (right?). He told you and me the wording wasn't right. Yet, if you look at what really happened you see he insisted certain wording be added so it would align with what was past at the federal level. Once that wording was included he still voted against it. Now I say, "Liar, liar pants on fire!" I'm okay with being a little juvenile too! I'm an old lady and every chance I get I try to take it!

I'm not inclined to support a man who in less than 3 months has racked up a larger deficit that any previous administration in all of their years combined. But yet, every time he goes to talk about why he's doing what he's doing he blames the previous administration for the mess they left him. And acts like that's all he should have to say.

If we can pull our thoughts back to the memory station and remember what the previous administration had been doing those past 8 years we will recall that the last 2 years no one got anything productive done because congress refused to promote anything that was good for this country for no other reason than partisianship. Then the 2 years before that there was enough of a majority in the house and senate that many things Bush tried to get done for the betterment of the American citizens was filibustered--through yet more partisianship. So Obama's excuse is nothing more than passing the buck and it's very unbecoming a man or woman in his position.

Not to mention--I've been paying bills for our household for a long time. We've been in financial trouble before--you can't spend your way out of financial issues! It doesn't work--It has never worked and will never work, not on the personal level and certainly not on the national level. For the man to get up and say ONLY the federal government can get us out of this mess simply shows his ignorance. He can't remember, or has never understood, who the federal government is, or who they are employed by.

We the people have to pay every bill they commit themselves to. Essentially they are commiting us to those bills. We are trying to grab the checkbook and say, "Oh no you don't! We don't have the money for that and it is NOT in our best interest to obligate ourselves to that." The man can say oh yeah we will spend, spend, spend and then we will have money to pay, pay, pay but does he understand the spending and the paying are coming out of the same wallet?

I can't support a man who voluntarily sat and listened to a man get up and preach the damning of America; and his wife, who said she was never proud of her country before her husband ran for the greatest office in the land. (I guess she wasn't proud of anything going on in Illinois either). And now, in that same vein we have your representative and mine globe trotting with the message that he doesn't like the American people either. He apparently hasn't been proud of his country either. He thinks we have been arrogant, derisive and divisive all of these years. And right near the shores of Normandy. You young people need to pull out those old dusty history books, you might not get the true info from the internet--it's being changed to fit what they want to suit the next generation of tickled ears. You might want to sit down and talk to that grandfather or great uncle. Let them tell you what America was all about. Let them tell you how hurt and betrayed they are to hear someone from their own country say they are arrogant.

And, now his own administration has turned us against ourselves. He issued a proclamation that people who don't like BIG government; those who believe abortion is wrong; those who are returning from foreign lands they went to, to protect; those who think illegal immigration ought to be "illegal"; just might be right-wing extremists and involved in terror activities. They won't call internatiional terrorists, terrorist but they don't have a problem calling their own people terrorists. I'm quite upset and mighty angry at such a screwed up administration.

And some want to still claim to not understand why American's would be upset now and not before. I'll tell you--before we were being attacked from without and our within was being protected. Now our without and our within is being attacked by the very people someone(?) voted in to protect our without and our within.

See The Light

See The Light

North Carolina Fall 2008

North Carolina Fall 2008

God's Amazing Beauty

God's Amazing Beauty

Quiet Country

Quiet Country

Thursday, November 29, 2007

It's Thursday

Well hello world!
My scripture today is Proverbs 29:2.

I am thinking about the debates last night and this is the 29th day of the month.

"When the righteous are in authority, the people rejoice: but when the wicked beareth rule, the people mourn."

We have a choice next year to rejoice or mourn. Let's make sure we seek God and find the candidate that will cause rejoicing! We went through 8 years of mourning some 7 years ago, I sure want to avoid that again! The world may have forgotten what the Clinton White House was like. The media may have done all they can to cause amnesia, hide the facts about what it was like, or just simply ignore what really went on. However, the American people remember. We are NOT so forgetful, blinded or ignorant.

I'm thinking I like Mike Huckabee at this point. I haven't made an absolute final determination but Guilani is definitely out. I've not liked him since he came across so shiny on 9/11. I've often wondered where they found him to tell him his city of was in chaos that fateful morning. I haven't forgotten about his background either. He was in the middle of an extra martial affair scandal. While the media, who has great experience in those things to the point they think it's just everyday life and doesn't make it news because they don't consider it news, refuses to make that an issue, I consider it a very big issue. They are far removed from the actual values I hold dear and feel are important. It is important that he was involved then and who knows what temptations he would fall prey to if ever in the White House. He might spend more time in that back office than Clinton did. Would we be rejoicing if our president was in the midst of a divorce scandal? Not to mention, the thing I most dislike about him is the abortion issue.

Fred Thompson may be a possibility. I really liked Sam Brownback, too bad he's out.

What is really erking me lately are the blurps here and there about Clinton II. I've watched her down the Republican party as if she has forgotten that one, we are people-we are not all George W. Bush; and two, in a very short few months she is going to change her stripes again and want to come across as caring and interested in the Republican party voters and our values. She sure isn't interested in them now.

She has made several references to "Republican mud slinging". I suppose in a few months it will be "Name Republican Candidate Here" mud slinging. She will suddenly want the Republican mud slinging votes and won't care how muddy she gets as long as we go to the polls in her favor.

“I drive the Republicans crazy because they've spent hundreds of millions of dollars attacking and defaming me..." Chicago Tribute, Nov. 25th. I wonder if she has given any thought to the hundreds of millions of dollars she has spent attacking and defaming the Republicans-every last single one of us. Then in a few months she'll become all friendly and "know your pain". Bull hocky! I remember what we called girls who acted like that when I was growing up-maybe we should paint a picture. Which face should we use? I believe that Republicans and Americans in general are far more intelligent than to fall for her rhetoric! We didn't fall for it on the schoolyard, all those years ago and I'm not about to fall for it today.

I will keep you posted about my likes and dislikes. How about letting me know your's?

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