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

Sunday, March 15, 2009

How Far have We Gone?

It's about the middle of March and each day we experience another barrage of bombs tearing everything we have known and have held dear to shreds. Another day, another round of bombs bursting all around us. We are feeling besieged and wondering when the bombs will stop. The children don't seem to know enough to be afraid. They are still looking out the window, not recognizing the danger they are in.

Those of us aware enough to know are scrabbling around trying to stock pile all the resources we can find to help us make it through the duration of this barrage. We are praying and asking for God's assistance. We are stockpiling food as we can. We are looking around and trying to find what weapons we have and what we might be able to acquire in the near future. We are scrabbling around trying to find ways to shore up all barricades, walls, anything and everything to help keep us and our family safe from the fallout and more attacks that will come in the future. We are shooting at the enemy but our firepower is very little compared to what's being thrown at us.

Are you thinking I must have moved to a third world country under attack? You think maybe I find myself in Gaza or Afghanistan?

No, I've not moved. Here we are in the United States of America and all of this is literally taking place all around us. While the bombs we are experiencing may not be filled with gunpowder, they are just as explosive and just as deadly.

Do you hear the voices? The voices of the unborn? The tortured fetus' ready to be torn to pieces for the sake of science?

Can you hear the shrieks and screams of your children and mine when they learn about the bombs they are being forced to strap on now and will be expected to carry for the rest of their lives? Can you imagine what it will look like when those bombs explode in 10-20 years? Maybe they will ignite prematurely in the next 5-8 years. They are being exposed to that possibility, you know. How deadly will those bombs be? Will they enslave your children or will they expire from the pressure the burden that is placed on them today will produce?

All of you tryi ng to convince the rest of us how great Obama would be for America, how do you feel about those admonishments now? Are you still convinced? Have you seen the boms for yourself, yet? Are you feeling the heat? Can you see any light being shed b y this administration?

I am sickened. Sickened at the appalling bombs thrown everyday. I get the feeling Obama still thinks he's representing Chicago. It doesn't seem like he has even comprehended that he is supposed to be representing American's as a whole. Even those who DIDN'T vote for him. He is an atrocity. He is bombing his own people, he is absolutely no different than Saddam Hussein himself.

I keep hoping to find something good and everyday there is a new reason to try to dodge the latest bomb.

If you disagree, keep singing his praises.

If you agree, consider mailing a tea bag to every single one of your representatives everyday until they finally recognize you are shouting. Let's see if a tea bag can be as explosive as gunpowder, hopefully with less casualties.

I know there is a large movement that plans to mail a tea bag to the White House on April 1st hoping they will arrive by April 15th (tax day). The tea bag is a representation of the Boston Tea Party when Americans refused the king's taxation without representation in the decision making. We are sending the tea bags to remind those in Washington that we are entitled to representation and we are NOT happy about the stimulus package and nor are we happy about the latest budget.

There is no way this country will be able to stand up under the financial burdens just approved this year, not to mention the arrears we already had. Washington has taxed us into ablivion and we HAVE to stand up and yell as loud as we can.