president Zero just flew his dog in a private jet to join the family on vacation. Now, he wants his employees to cut their travel so as to reduce our carbon footprint.
President Barack Obama
wants federal workers to cut down on business travel and commuting by
car as he seeks to reduce heat-trapping emissions produced by the
You can't make this crap up. Zero and his entourage take Maine by storm and he comes up with this gem. Here's the deal Zero...I can't afford to take my family on vacation, let alone take the fricking dog. I can't afford to play a round of golf. My health care just doubled and your plan is not in effect yet. The economy sucks and folks don't pay their bills....my bills. Listen dumb ass, how's about you focus on doing some damn work for a few months straight and stop prattling on about how the countries problems are some other guys fault.
I'm a bachelor!!!! Eagle 1 & 2 are at Philmont doing a little 53 mile backpack, Mrs. Bear and the Princess are northbound for a wedding and I, am here, with Hockeydawg minding the Manor. So....lemme see.....a little Friday night CR-914
racing, work on the deck and range time. Lock & Load, the weekend is here. Y'all have a great one!
Charles Krauthammer has a great post up over at NRO. Mandatory reading for conservatives. The good Doctor urges Republicans to NOT underestimate president Zero. Things may look rosy for the fall elections but Zero is playing a long game. In short, Zero does not care about the 2010 elections. Why should he?
The Republicans need, no, must, understand that the current voter
support is not due to any grand plan or scheme that they have. The
shift is due to voters that are fed up with Zero. The Republicans are
not offering any valid counter point other than "WE, are not Him".
Couple this with the inevitable SNAFU mentality wherein the Republicans
shoot themselves in the foot over some trivial miscue (i.e. "macaca")
and you will see why the outcome in the fall, while looking rosy, needs
The Tea Party is the pointy end of the
sword at the moment. They are being savaged by the left because they
have a position. Juxtapose that with the current "Leaders" of the
Republican party, failed fighter pilot, John McCain, Lyndsey Gramnesty,
Oren Hatch, Mitt Romney...are you hearing anything of their plan for
success? No, their plan is to perpetuate themselves. These are not the
"Leader's" that will bring forth a viable victory. They stand for
whatever will get them elected and keep them in office.
Back to the fall elections......play it out...Republicans take the House and Senate, I know, I know, stay with me here. Republican win big in the fall. The new improved Congress under the Republican leadership will do ....what? Think. They will begin taking things away. Healthscare reform, deficit reduction, trim the recently passed banking regulations, maybe even give GM back to it's rightful owners. Taking things away. That will leave a lot of un-happy voters for 2012. Don't forget president Zero still has upwards of 60% of the "stimulus" money to spend. Money to spend on those un-happy voters. A Republican Congress becomes the perfect foil for a wise politician. Say what you will about Zero, but he does know how to get elected.
Now do you see it? The long game...2012. Republicans need to look farther out than 2010. Time to stop clowning around. The plan must be how to avoid the second coming......
1. "Those who hammer their guns into plows will plow for those who do
not. "Thomas Jefferson"
2. "Those who trade liberty for security have neither." ~ John Adams
3. Free men do not ask permission to bear arms.
4. An armed man is a citizen. An unarmed man is a subject.
5. Only a government that is afraid of its citizens tries to control
6. Gun control is not about guns; it's about control.
7. You only have the rights you are willing to fight for.
8. Know guns, know peace, know safety. No guns, no peace, no safety.
9. You don't shoot to kill; you shoot to stay alive.
10. Assault is a behavior, not a device.
11. 64,999,987 firearms owners killed no one yesterday.
12. The United States Constitution (c) 1791. All Rights Reserved.
13. The Second Amendment is in place in case the politicians ignore the
14. What part of 'shall not be infringed' do you NOT understand?
15. Guns have only two enemies; rust and politicians.
16. When you remove the people's right to bear arms, you create slaves.
17. The American Revolution would never have happened with gun control.
I learned several days ago that one of the Chronicles favorite left wing, atheist, socialist, commie bastards has been diagnosed with cancer. I have failed in trying to find the time to put together a post on him. Say what you will about Christopher Hitchens, but his ability to debate issues in a civilized manner while bringing wit and occasional charm to the matter are without end. We here at the Chronicles wish him the best in his battle and look forward to his return to the fray.
As luck would have it, David Horowitz has pulled together a revealing two part article on Hitch. Check it out.
A letter from Bill Kristol to Michael Steele. Please leave now. The GOP has enough potential to shoot itself in both feet this fall even without you around.
You are, I know, a patriot. So I ask you to consider, over this July 4 weekend,
doing an act of service for the country you love: Resign as chairman of the
Your tenure has of course been marked by gaffes and embarrassments, but I for
one have never paid much attention to them, and have never thought they would
matter much to the success of the causes and principles we share. But now you
have said, about the war
in Afghanistan, speaking as RNC chairman at an RNC event, "Keep in mind
again, federal candidates, this was a war of Obama's choosing. This was not
something that the United States had actively prosecuted or wanted to engage
in." And, "if [Obama] is such a student of history, has he not
understood that you know that's the one thing you don't do, is engage in a land
war in Afghanistan?"
Needless to say, the war in Afghanistan was not "a war of Obama’s
choosing." It has been prosecuted by the United States under Presidents
Bush and Obama. Republicans have consistently supported the effort. Indeed, as
the DNC Communications Director (of all people) has said, your statement
"puts [you] at odds with about 100 percent of the Republican Party."
And not on a trivial matter. At a time when Gen. Petraeus has just taken over
command, when Republicans in Congress are pushing for a clean war funding
resolution, when Republicans around the country are doing their best to rally
their fellow citizens behind the mission, your comment is more than an
embarrassment. It’s an affront, both to the honor of the Republican party and
to the commitment of the soldiers fighting to accomplish the mission they’ve
been asked to take on by our elected leaders.
There are, of course, those who think we should pull out of
Afghanistan, and they’re certainly entitled to make their case. But one of them
shouldn't be the chairman of the Republican party.