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July 1, 2014

This recently declared 'war on contraceptives' which took hold in the last presidential election

has everything to do with the fact that since the mid 60s white women have been going to college, getting educated, and having fewer babies which is the reason that the white people in America are in danger of becoming a minority race in America. In recognition of this fact, rightwingers in the GOP had to come up with a method of forcing white women to start having babies again so that they could try and save themselves as a race of people in a country who is becoming more brown by the day.

This is why the assault on Planned Parenthood, the closing of abortion clinics, and finally, the push to ban contraceptives. This is all part of a much broader plan to save America's white race majority, not a bunch of isolated incidents.

June 25, 2014

Some observations about Sarah Palin

She certainly is looking bad on her most recent Fox interview. She never was coherent but at least she used to be eye candy for those repressed GOPers. Not any more.

Two observations:

1. Her hair looks like she's wearing either a very bad wig, or she's trying to grow dreads.

2. Her Star of David necklaces are getting bigger and bigger. Gotta love it.


June 18, 2014

Is this what the apocalypse looks like?

First came Pat Robertson for the Bushies.

Then Glen Beck jumped on the bashing Bush train and said that the liberals were right and he was wrong.

Now the Drudge Report is posting articles which bash Hobby Lobby and says that they're anything but a Christian organization,

and the Supreme Court makes a ruling that goes against the NRA.

and Pope Francis is nowhere to be seen????

Lord help us all.

I think Liz and Dick picked the wrong day to launch their Save America PAC. They may need to take cover themselves.

June 12, 2014

I'm ready to give up on MSNBC and the lame stream media altogether.

While trying my best to tolerate Chris Matthews this evening on Hardball, I was reminded of the following Will Rogers quote:

"I am not a member of any organized political party. I am a Democrat."

Chris Matthews has really become annoying to me lately where I'm finally ready to tune the entire media out. He starts his show this evening with his guests Chuck Todd and Howard Fineman discussing the unanticipated demise of Eric Cantor and what it means. After the usual rehashing from Todd and Howard the same thing that had been bantered about since last evening, Chris Matthews concluded that, he thinks it means that the electorate has anti-incumbant fever and that the politicians have not done enough to get anything done in Washington and all of them had better be concerned.

What Chris and Todd and Howard failed to mention is that one party and one party alone has been responsible for the 'obstructionist fever' which has plagued Washington DC since President Obama took office. I read a post here on DU earlier today, (but can't find it now even though there are several others) which linked to an article, (I believe it was the Washington Post dating back to Jan 2009) that described the GOP meeting that Eric Cantor was instrumental in helping to orchestrate which established the roadmap by which the GOP would seek to make sure that they obstructed every single effort that this President and the Democratic Congress attempted following the 2008 election; to include every bill, every piece of legislation, etc. etc. etc. And they lived up to their plan.

I have been interested in politics since elementary school when we were required to read the newspaper every evening in the 4th grade and be prepare to report on a current event the next day. You didn't always get called upon, but you had to be prepared in case you were, to be able to recite one international newsworthy event, one national event, and one local event. I participated on a debating team in Junior High and in High School.

I cannot recall another period in my lifetime over the past 50 some odd years, a time when our nation was facing a major crisis, (in this case the financial meltdown) and where one candidate had won by a landslide, and the minority party was plotting its comeback on a vision of driving the nation over a cliff. The Dems never behaved like this after they took a beating at the polls.

I'm tired of the lazy ass media with their "both party's are to blame" and "should be worried about an anti-incumbant revolt". Until MSNBC gets some political commentators on their network who are willing to call the spades "a spade" I'll pass on their programming. I hope when historians write about the demise of the main stream media in the future, and I'm sure that they will, I hope that they will be truthful in reporting that the media was too lazy and too busy chasing stardom and book deals to report on the real revolution that was taking place in the post 2008 election era and who the real terrorists were who were trying to destroy this country.

May 21, 2014

Something I don't understand about Tuesday's Primary Results

Kentucky - Summary Vote Results

In the Kentucky Senate race Dem's cast a total of 403,950 votes to the GOP's 355,365 total votes with 100% of the votes reported. This amounts to the Dems casting 48,585 more votes than the GOP and this is the primarys where supposedly Dems don't show up to vote. (see actual votes per candidates below). I saw this pattern repeated last night as I was watching election returns in other areas as well that the Dems were leading in several of the primaries when you compare the total votes cast by party. So why do the Dems think that we cannot win some of these offices in the General Election come November and Pollster's think that there is less than a 1% difference between Lundergan and McConnell.

Sorry I don't have more data but I tried to find more election results which show total votes cast by party and I had no luck. I couldn't spend all day looking for it, nor was I will ing to suscribe to newspapers I don't currently read. Most of the links just listed winners and losers and not total votes cast by candidates. If someone her can provide me with a link which shows election returns by office by candidate for the 2014 Primary I would appreciate it.

May 21, 2014 - 12:04AM ET (i) = incumbent = winner = runoff
U.S. Senate - Dem Primary
3736 of 3736 Precincts Reporting - 100%
Name Party Votes Vote %
Grimes, Alison Lundergan Dem 309,207 77%
Leichty, Gregory Dem 32,617 8%
Farnsley, Burrel Dem 32,311 8%
Recktenwald, Tom Dem 29,815 7%

U.S. Senate - GOP Primary
3736 of 3736 Precincts Reporting - 100%
Name Party Votes Vote %
McConnell, Mitch (i) GOP 213,881 60%
Bevin, Matt GOP 125,876 35%
Sterling, Shawna GOP 7,236 2%
Payne, Chris GOP 5,339 2%
Copas, Brad GOP 3,033 1%


April 25, 2014

Further evidence of the demise of "White America"

I know this is generally a political discussion board, but I thought this article was interesting and further proof of the changing of an 'elite segment of America' and people are beginning to panic.

"...We've lost 5 million golfers over the last 10 years and golf courses are being bulldozed over...A lot of them are dying off because they tend to be over 85 year old white men..."

Golf is in trouble. Old white men are dying off and younger people find the sport two slow and boring. The PGA has assembled a task force to try and save the sport.


April 14, 2014

Anyone else having this problem with Huffington Post

I log onto my desktop today for the first time in a while (normally use my laptop) and I've got ads galore all over the page including down both margins and my computer is running slow and I have a pop up about my computer's performance and it's taking forever to load article.

Well Duh!!!! With all those photos and ads, I'm not surprised. Is this just my computer or is anyone else experiencing ads 'ad nausea' to the point where it's affecting the computer's performance? So far hadn't seen it on any other sites visited before HP.

March 26, 2014

According to Supreme Court Justice Roberts, yesterday in the Hobby Lobby case

It doesn't matter that the for-profit Corporations like Hobby Lobby religious beliefs may in fact be WRONG about some forms of Birth Control, they only have to BELIEVE that what they "think" or "feel" is correct. If the mandate is overturned based on this type of lunacy, this would be one of the biggest miscarriage of justice in my lifetime.

After all, we already know that these people don't believe in science. They probably still believe that babies come from Storks or by the immaculate conception.

What other areas of case law has been based on "Feelings" and "Beliefs" which are totally personal in nature and unsupported by the facts? I can think of none.

When the police officer pulls me over and writes me out a ticket for speeding, can I go into court and say "Your Honor, I don't "Believe" I was speeding or I don't "Feel" that I was speeding.

If I'm a member of a jury and the medical examiner testifies that the cause of death was A, can I argue in the jury room that as a Christian, I "believe" that the cause of death is actually B.

Jeeeze. Obama Deranged Syndrome is going to be the death of this nation.

March 26, 2014

Are you listening Democratic member of both Houses of Congress


Democratic House and Senate members had better take this and run with it. They need to start running ads with this type of stuff NOW. They can't afford to wait until two months before the 2014 election, because the Koch Brothers lies will have already taken hold and be set in stone.

Americans may finally be coming around on ObamaCare. No, for real this time. With only days to go before the end-of-month deadline to obtain health insurance or face a fine, a new poll from the Kaiser Family Foundation finds that Republican calls to overturn the law may be wearing thin. In the survey, only 18 percent of respondents favored repealing the law wholesale, while 11 percent supported repealing it and replacing it with a Republican alternative. Combined, that's a paltry 29 percent who wanted to repeal the law in some form. Meanwhile, 49 percent wanted to keep and improve the law, while another 10 percent said it was good as is — good for a total of 59 percent.

Moreover, the repeal/don't repeal split has grown even more in favor of Democrats since last year. Back in October, 37 percent supported repeal, while 47 percent did not. And importantly for Democrats as they stare down a potentially disastrous election year, the survey found that Americans are warming up to the health-care law now that it has taken hold.

All of which is to say: Republicans might need to find a new issue to flog if they want to maintain their election edge all the way to November.

- - Jon Terbush 4 3 4
March 11, 2014

Top 10 miserable states to live in are predominately Red states and in the heart of the Bible Belt


The survey is the result of a Well-Being index and surveys residents responses regarding their daily livelihood, health, ability to support themselves and outlook for the next five years and rankings in such categories as:

Well Being
Life Expectency
Pct. Obese
Median household income
Pct with high school diplomas

10. Louisiana
9. Oklahoma
8. Missouri
7. Tennessee
6. Arkansas
5. Ohio
4. Alabama
3. Mississippi
2. Kentucky
1. West Virginia

I'm sure if you polled them, and based on the GOP's priorities, the reason these people are amongst the worst off is because of:

Passage of Obamacare
Dems promotion of long term unemployment benefits
Dems trying to advance an increase in the minimum wage
The Dept of Education
Abortion on demand
Gay Marriage

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