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, July 3, 2008

Obama's Patriotism Proof

Okay, I'm on my Obama box again.

The other day someone sent me a picture of Barrack Obama, Bill Richardson, Hilary Clinton and another lady standing on a stage. There is an American flag behind them and they are all standing. Three of those pictured are standing with their hand over their heart and one is not. Can you guess which one is not?

No matter how many times Obama claims he is very patriotic. No matter how many times he claims smear campaigns are going on and that's the only reason this is an issue. No matter how many times he changes and now suddenly wears a lapel flag; now suddenly puts his hand over his heart; now suddenly denounces a man who's teaching he sat under for over 20 years, on and on. No matter what he says, actions speak louder than all the back tracking one can do when called on the carpet.

Why is this man not standing with his hand over his heart? Let me ask you. When you hear the National Anthem played, do you automatically, without thinking, instinctively stand up and place your hand over your heart? I do. I programmed one of our handheld cordless phones to play the National Anthem. My son said, "Mom, you need to make that stop. Every time the phone rings I feel like I've got to stand up and put my hand over my heart."

See truthorfiction page about this very picture:

If it were just the hand over the heart issue, if it were just the no lapel flag pin issue, if it were just one of these things that would be one thing. However, all grouped together, all the actions of one man. One man who has the audacity to ask you and me to put him into the highest office in the land and yet he doesn't think it important to show his patriotism. It is beyond me how anyone can think him the candidate of their choice. What are they thinking?

I know there are a lot of people who are simply fatigued with the current administration and think the best thing is get the other party in the White House to see what else can happen. But really, this guy is bad news all the way around. He can't be trusted to do what is right for the American people, and we aren't convinced he doesn't have ideas of turning what is left of American soil right over into the waiting arms of our arch enemies!

We need a true blue American in that highest office. We are being attacked on a multitude of fronts and having someone in office who's patriotism has come into question over and over and over again is just way too risky! Please fellow Americans, look beyond what the media wants you to hear and look beyond (read between the lines) what they say and what they actually do. The candidates, that is. I'm not head over heals for John McCain but his track record is MUCH more American that Barrack Obama's, there's no question.

Stay tuned the next couple of days for my next article about who's really responsible for the outlandish gas prices. And look to the next blog to find my suggestion on regulating demand so the world market will have to take notice!

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