December 3 –
YOURS … IS MINE”
THE BIG MIDDLE-CLASS TAX
GOV'T HEALTH-CARE – WHAT'S
At the very heart of
Democrats' political philosophy is this: Money you've earned is
yours. ALL money belongs to the government, and you should be
grateful for whatever portion of it you are allowed to keep.
Barack Obama enunciated it slightly
differently with his "You
didn't build that" remark, but his observation was totally in
keeping with the core belief of liberals. The government is all
the individual is insignificant.
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Only the truly dumb (i.e.,
Obama sycophants) could fail to understand the following:
median (half higher, half lower) net worth of American
dropped to its lowest point in 43 years.
Time again for the
"We live ... in a land ... run by morons."
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About that "fiscal cliff" thing...
"Let's cut right to the end of the
story: Ordinary people have already tumbled off the
precipice. However much they deny it, your tax bill is going
"Along with the promised tax increases for
the rich, Obama is promising something special for you
too. $600 billion in 'additional' taxes. Merry
"And, really, it was never going to end any
other way than taxes for EVERYONE.
"It's not class warfare they are after; it's
your money. The class warfare rhetoric was the fable they
told you just to lull you to sleep.
"You can't finance everyone's home,
everyone's retirement, everyone's healthcare, everyone's student
loan, everyone's bank, everyone's brand new clunker and
everyone's greed fad and not expect to pay.
"We know the math as well as the economists
do. It doesn't take higher mathematical functions to
understand that outgo can't dwarf income forever. So...it
has all the hallmarks of a sophisticated, well thought out,
intentional Obama economic plan. here's another
hallmark: You can expect another crisis - every day."
--John Ransom, Townhall.com --
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Anyone who presumes to have
constructed a new political formulation (e.g., the college
student who believes communism a great idea that "just hasn't
been done right yet" or the Obama who thinks "debt doesn't
matter") might well pause to consider these wise words...
study of history is a powerful antidote to contemporary
is humbling to discover how many of our glib assumptions,
to us novel and plausible, have been tested before, not once
times and in innumerable guises; and discovered to be, at
cost, wholly false.” --
Historian, Paul Johns
--Thanks, Dan --
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Obamacare is modeled on Britain's National Health Service,
you'd like a preview of what you can expect. This report comes
major British newspaper, the Telegraph ...
worse cases staff have overseen 'a kind of normalisation of
(Britain's Health Secretary) Jeremy Hunt told an audience of
"Managers were so
'buried in spreadsheets' that they had become 'blind' to the
that patients were not being treated with dignity or respect, he
"Poor care had
become 'perhaps the biggest problem of all facing the NHS', Mr
claimed in his strongest speech yet on the NHS, almost three
into his tenure as Health Secretary.
"In a passionate
speech, Mr Hunt cited numerous examples of appalling NHS care.
said: 'Just look at what has come to light in the last few
patients left to lie in their own excrement in Stafford
with members of the public taking soiled sheets home to wash
they didn’t believe the hospital would do it.'"
More … from the London
Daily Mail newspaper …
“Sick children are
being discharged from NHS hospitals to die at home or in
controversial ‘death pathways’. Until now, end of life
Liverpool Care Pathway was thought to have involved only
terminally-ill adults. But the Mail can reveal the practice
withdrawing food and fluid by tube is being used on young
well as severely disabled newborn babies.
admitted starving and dehydrating ten babies to death in the
unit of one hospital alone. Writing in a leading medical
physician revealed the process can take an average of ten
which a baby becomes ‘smaller and shrunken’. The LCP –
which 130,000 elderly and terminally-ill adult patients die
– is now the subject of an independent inquiry ordered by
ministers. …Earlier this month, an un-named doctor wrote of
agony of watching the protracted deaths of babies. …‘I know,
they cannot, the unique horror of witnessing a child become
and shrunken, as the only route out of a life that has
excruciating to the patient or to the parents who love their
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Prelustsky counterpunches conventional wisdom...
“For years now, we
have heard people bemoan the fact that, thanks to the profligate
of Barack Obama, we will be leaving our children and
with enormous debt. Considering the way the young have flocked
twice to help elect Obama, I say it serves them right. In fact,
let’s pile it on!”
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A contribution from Mad Mike
mechanic was removing a cylinder head from the motor of a
motorcycle when he spotted a well-known heart surgeon in his
The surgeon was there, waiting for the
service manager to come
and take a look at his bike.
The mechanic shouted across the
garage, "Hey, Doc, can I ask you a question?"
surgeon a bit surprised, walked over to the mechanic working
motorcycle. The mechanic straightened up, wiped his hands on
and asked, "So Doc, look at this engine. I open its heart,
the valves out, fix 'em, put 'em back in, and when I finish,
just like new. So how come I get such a small salary and you
really big bucks, when you and I are doing basically the
The surgeon paused, smiled and leaned over,
and whispered to the
"Try doing it with
the engine running."