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.

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Monday, March 17, 2008

Politics Today

I have wanted to pass on much information I have found in regards to possible influences in the upcoming Presidential race. I have been hesitant up to this point to pass on much of this information because I have been trying to solidify in my own mind which would be the best candidate to face the Republican nominee. I liked the idea of Hillary twisting-in-the-wind so to speak. But after reading this article (see link) I decided to go ahead and post this as I agree wholeheartedly that the double standard is so very obvious, even blind liberals ought to be able to see it. I can't imagine that they don't, I think they must just choose to ignore it because they feel it helps their cause.

http://www.gopusa.com/commentary/dpatton/2008/dp_03171.shtml

I have personally visited the website of the church Barrack Obama is a member of. I told Mike right away about how anti-white the information on the website was. Now finally, the media can't ignore the significance of what this candidate stands for. Maybe it's their way of paying homage to Hillary's campaign. Maybe Hillary decided to jump on what she feels will greatly diminish his appeal. I'm sure she is on target to find anything and everything to throw roadblocks in his path. I think we can be thankful for this one.

His church is all about the black man. We think the Clinton's sold out to China. The church's information is all about selling out to Africa (the mother country).

Please understand I do not consider myself prejudice. I want to take everyone at face value. This country is about every man, woman, boy and girl. It doesn't matter their skin color. But nor do I feel we are at liberty to promote someone who is so against anyone else's skin color. Barrack can stand up and say these are the words of his pastor and not his own. But I am a member of a church myself. I know why I chose this church and the significance of placing oneself under the authority of a pastor. If I cannot support my pastor and the things he says each and every week (whether I'm present or not) then I shouldn't be a member of that church.

We've all been sent the email about Obama's upbringing. He has adamantly denied his relationship to anything Muslim. And now he is denying that he feels the same way as this pastor but yet he has admitted over and over how important this man is in his life (as a pastor should be). Now things just aren't adding up. You don't speak the praises of a person in one breathe and denounce the things he says in the other. Then this leads to how truthful is he being about his Muslim roots if he isn't truthful about his own pastor?

Please understand, (most anyone who knows me will know this isn't news) I don't agree with the things Hillary Clinton stands for anymore than Obama's. Hillary has played the chamelion/transformer enough that any onlooker should be able to distinguish her true motivation and that is, "The win". It doesn't matter what color or what object she needs to turn herself into she is ready and willing as long as it moves her one step further on that path to her ultimate goal. It appears that goal is the White House, momentarily anyway.

I have to think she has bigger fish to fry than the White House itself. I know she wasn't running the White House before, but really she has "done" the White House already. I just believe she has her sights on a bigger prize and THAT is scarey. It's scarey enough to think of her IN the White House. But in a bigger, global capacity. Oh my, I shudder to think!

As a child, I remember the beginning of the women's movement and how women were doing really stupid things just to try to make someone pay attention to them. I remember listening to some of the women's movement speakers try to make their case for the way they were treating others. I also remember recognizing that in order to advance their own agenda they were purposely destroying others. Maybe it's just me, but I've never felt it right to squash someone else in order to advance oneself. If you cannot go around them in an orderly, legal fashion then you need to stop, regroup and find another way. But putting someone else down is simply wrong. I see Hillary Clinton as the epitomy or embodiment of that movement. It's a shame.

What I hope every American will remember is that we don't need a woman leading this country, just for the sake of having a woman in charge. Nor do we need a black man in charge just for the sake of having a man of color in the Lincoln bedroom. We need the person who is MOST concerned for the wellbeing of this country. One who doesn't seek to squash his/her fellow man/woman just to promote his/her own agenda.

I'm not the happiest about the Republican choice either. I was for Mike Huckabee. However, being given the choice of the lesser of two evils I will choose John McCain. The reason I will vote for him is not because he is not a woman, or not because he is a white man. I will vote for him because he stands for the Repulican values that I more closely align my own life to.

1 comment:

VoxVirilis said...

Pretty decent post, Mom. If you could, I'd recommend including links to the website of the church Sen. Obama goes to. Also, I think you cover too much info in this single post. Throwing your endorsement behind Sen. McCain in the same breath as this long admonition of Obama seems out of place. I personally refuse to vote for McCain. From my vantage point he is not "the lesser of two evils", he is "a different set of evils". I anxiously await the announcement of who the Constitution Party candidate will be, as that is who I intend to vote for (by write-in if necessary).