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Posts by Alas Babylon!

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  • Why blacks are urging a Black Friday boycott

    11/27/2014 6:56:09 PM PST · 60 of 91
    Alas Babylon! to Alas Babylon!; Magic Fingers
  • Why blacks are urging a Black Friday boycott

    11/27/2014 6:53:33 PM PST · 58 of 91
    Alas Babylon! to Magic Fingers
  • Connecticut to offer driver's licenses for illegal immigrants

    11/27/2014 9:04:56 AM PST · 25 of 33
    Alas Babylon! to SeekAndFind

    Scene overheard in a Milford, Connecticut voting place...

    Swarthy fellow with sombrero, multi-colored rug pouncho and sandals: “Senora Gringa, can I vote for el presidente with my “drive only” driver license?”

    Blue-haired Bea Authur looking matron: “Well that depends, Dearie... Will you be voting for the democratic party candidates?”

    Swarthy fellow: Ci, Senora Gringa!”

    Matron: “Very good, Dear, take a ballot and proceed to the booth, por favor!”

  • 2-Minute Thanksgiving NFL Ad Warns of Rogue President

    11/27/2014 5:48:09 AM PST · 9 of 57
    Alas Babylon! to cotton1706

    I would think the networks will NOT let this run. Does anyone have proof it will air?

  • Escalation 101: USA To Deploy 150 Tanks Near Russian Border

    11/26/2014 4:49:36 PM PST · 147 of 172
    Alas Babylon! to wetphoenix

    The Warsaw Pact was NOT an alliance, it was an occupation!

    Once the communist dictator’s forces stopped killing people over their beliefs, the PEOPLE in Poland, et al Eastern Europe, chose to join NATO. Whether provocative or not towards Russia, it was their choice. Too many years of Soviet imperialism and communist dictatorship and totalitarianism made the Eastern Europeans fearful of Russia more than ANYTHING else, not the USA, France, the UK or even Germany.

    Russia’s recent bellicosity is not helping at all.

  • Escalation 101: USA To Deploy 150 Tanks Near Russian Border

    11/26/2014 2:27:40 PM PST · 143 of 172
    Alas Babylon! to appalachian_dweller

    Ok, thanks for that explanation. It’s good to have a reasonable debate.

    I do disagree about Russia. Sure, Obama has been HELL on our foreign policy, but Russia has also been, well, Russia, and means to have its way in Europe. We need to let them know they cannot.

    We have had a 60 year or longer (if you count Great Britain, since 1941) alliance with Western Europe, where we promise to protect them. They are nervous about Russia, for good reasons. We need to support them and be there for them.

    Russia knows this. They don’t like it, but this isn’t new. The only thing that’s new is what you said—Obama’s indecisiveness and weakness.

    I also think we need to trim spending. I’m not for an increase in military spending, just not a decrease. The democrats have forced us to CUT military spending in order to get a commensurate cut in non-defense spending, but this tit for tat budgeting is silly. The Republicans need to cut the welfare state, and leave defense alone. If they don’t like it they can pound sand. We won and all...

  • Escalation 101: USA To Deploy 150 Tanks Near Russian Border

    11/26/2014 11:19:28 AM PST · 125 of 172
    Alas Babylon! to appalachian_dweller
    I have many friends who are active and retired military. I think I’ll take their word over yours.

    Well I am one. Retired Air Force E-8. Communications and Intelligence 'fore I retired (ESC/AFIC/AIA/CSIR). Did a lot of staff work.

    Here are MY words.

    You are wrong. Obama does not = the military. I am ashamed at what he has done to us, but we'll survive and outlive him. He certainly has not taken over, and if you could conduct a poll (which the administration would never allow) you'd find the anti-democrat/Obama levels at 80% or more. Bank on it.

    You also better believe that if he tries to use the military in an unconstitutional way (like voiding the elections or some other silly, conspiracy thing) it will be the military that will dispose of him.

    Now about Russia.

    THEY HAVE BEEN provoking the USA and NATO (which WE are still part of) and we have got to respond. I thought Obama would not. So this tank deployment is necessary, but I'd bet it doesn't even come from him.

    Still, despite Obama, we HAVE to respond, or we might as well give Europe to the Russians. Then the USA is off the world stage, and unless you are a Paul-tard, that will be bad for us in thousands of ways.

    I don't know what else to say except ask you all (not just you, AD, but every conservative) to grow a pair and stand up for our country. And YES, our signed and sworn alliances are part of our commitment and responsibility. If suddenly we're not going to support and defend NATO we need to abrogate the treaty entirely. Is that what you are suggesting?

  • Geo-engineering: Climate fixes 'could harm billions'

    11/26/2014 5:49:51 AM PST · 16 of 23
    Alas Babylon! to RWB Patriot

    In all the rhetoric, somewhere, someone is saying:

    “YOU have to die, for the good of the rest of us, meaning me and my own. I get to survive, you get to die.”

    Murder.

    No different than it ever was... Just the excuses change.

  • I am utterly undone: My struggle with black rage and fear after Ferguson

    11/26/2014 5:42:10 AM PST · 100 of 161
    Alas Babylon! to Cincinatus' Wife

    This white boy’s give a $h1t level is not moving a millimeter, sorry.

    Enough talk. All I can say is bring it.

    Locked and loaded.

    I’m waiting...

  • Erdogan: Of course women aren’t equal to men ( Moslem Turkey )

    11/25/2014 12:57:15 PM PST · 17 of 30
    Alas Babylon! to Snickering Hound

    Looks like the autobahn around Stuttgart...

    And yes, brushing her hair is important.

  • Historic Global Temperature Drop Predicted

    11/24/2014 6:52:10 AM PST · 59 of 74
    Alas Babylon! to Sgt_Schultze
    The good thing about any cooling, is we have a ready-to-go list of "scientists" who should never receive a another grant, and who should be shuffled out of academia.

    You'd think. However, I predict they'll be eagerly waiting, hand out, because willing politicians never let a crisis go to waste.

    Perceived crisis = more government control

  • SNL’s Obama Shoves The Schoolhouse Rock Bill Down The Capitol Steps

    11/23/2014 5:37:48 PM PST · 14 of 31
    Alas Babylon! to M-cubed

    You’re out of line! I spent 2 years serving in Australia hand-in-hand with Australia’s military...

    The Diggers are some of the world’s best. We’re fortunate to have them as allies as well!

  • NH: Dog Fights off Coyote that Attacks Mistress

    11/23/2014 3:23:28 PM PST · 54 of 59
    Alas Babylon! to Georgia Girl 2
    A similar thing happened to me just a few weeks ago but my property is in rural Alabama. The coyote was either brave, stupid or rabid, I did not know, but he would not leave. My female GSD, who is on a cable run, was going nuts. I shot him and thru his carcass into the woods. It was gone the next day.

    Hadn't seen a coyote since, though I hear them yipping sometimes at night. I did hear some loud howls and noises last night—though it sounded weird. Then all the rain started.

  • NH: Dog Fights off Coyote that Attacks Mistress

    11/23/2014 3:15:23 PM PST · 52 of 59
    Alas Babylon! to Delta Dawn

    What a coincidence! Marion Barry passed away today...

  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 23 November 2014

    11/23/2014 10:05:36 AM PST · 105 of 135
    Alas Babylon! to Son House

    As far as I’m concerned, Whorealdo has long since overstayed HIS visa! I know, I know, he’s Puerto Rican, so therefore a citizen, but can we PLEASE trade him for an unnamed Mexican or Honduran?

  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 23 November 2014

    11/23/2014 9:39:18 AM PST · 95 of 135
    Alas Babylon! to kabar

    I agree with what you are saying, but I wonder about the near-sightedness of corporate/Chamber of Commerce (COC) America. I think they very well may suffer from some horrific unintended consequences in the near future.

    For example, many of them support illegal immigrants because of the cheap labor pool, no doubt. But make them legal and IN THE SYSTEM OF USA WELFARE, and suddenly the motivation to work for much lower wages, and the fear factor of being turned into INS or just not having any legal recourse (such as lawsuits, strikes, etc.) is gone. Corporate America either pays them a wage better than welfare benefits or they WON’T FIND ENOUGH WORKERS!

    In other words, the status quo was/is perfect for them. With amnesty, not so much.

    And this will put a huge strain on our already upside down tax to payout economy, increasing the political pressure on just these same elitist COC knuckleheads to pay more taxes to support the newly invigorated immigrant welfare recipients. They’ll need to charge more for their products to keep up, and probably wind up costing even more than overseas labor, while driving down US consumer demand and sales.

    Sure, the rest of us gets screwed in the meantime, having now to compete openly with all these fresh workers, but it might not go down like the COC folks think.

    Pedro will now say, “Screw you Senor boss! You pay me $20 an hour or I no work. Welfare be bery, bery good to me! No more Immigracion bus, either, stupeed Gringoes!”

  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 23 November 2014

    11/23/2014 5:00:50 AM PST · 5 of 135
    Alas Babylon! to All; bray

    “The Sunday Morning Bray”, by Bray!

    Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, since as members of one body you were called to peace. And be thankful. Colossians 3:15 NIV

    America is no longer a Representative Democracy, but a Marxist dictatorship in the model of Iraq and Cuba. The only difference between the two is that their Communist Party is filled with Party clones, but there is a powerless opposition Party here. When the President stepped in front of the people and said he knew more than the elected congress we watched the end of the American ideal. We not only have the most incompetent and bitter President in the histoir of this country he is easily the most selfish. When he saw the entire country vote against him he decided he would hurt the voters every way he could and did.

    His main claim to doing this is that the House of Representatives would not have an up or down vote on last year’s immigration bill so he needed to act dictatorially. That may be the way Nazi Germany or Mao’s China worked, but it in no way is how America works. The House is the closest representation to the people since each Representative is elected by around 700,000 Americans. So the House was doing the request of the people who elected them and they did not want the bill passed. The House whether he and his regime like it or not is closer to the true Democracy they promote than the fifty million who elected him. He is the most distant from the people while they are closer and he claims he hears the will of the people. It is as if he believes in his own divinity.

    This is what happens when man decides morality rather than God or in America’s case a large body of Men. American Christianity which is based on Judaism has a baseline of how to live your life built on the Ten Commandments and from there you can decide right and wrong. Our Founding Fathers built a system where a group of mostly Christian men could discuss the issues of the day and between them and their constituencies through prayer and meditation come up with what was truly fair to all the people. This is why they designed Congress and the House of Representatives to gather as many Men as possible to discuss these issues in a rational and many times irrational method to gather those views together and make as close to a right decision as possible. Their brilliance based on the Bible and many passed representative governments is what has made this Democracy unique.

    What we see now is a single man’s version of governing. We have a single man deciding for himself what is fair and right by his own manmade compass. This is Man drawing the baseline using moral relativism deciding what is right and wrong. This is the same old process that has brought us every killing field around the planet since the dawn of time. He is saying these people who have and are coming from Mexico and South America have been oppressed and deserve the American Dream more than people who live in America due to their oppression. This is the same logic that says a baby does not have the right to live if it would inconvenience the mother. Good thing Albert Einstein’s single mother was not inconvenienced. This is what happens when Man decides what is right vs what God says is right since there is no moral baseline for a secular world.

    The House and Senate last month heard that the people did not want another 10 million people added to the unemployment rolls when we have fewer people working since the Great Depression. There are no jobs for these people and they are already straining the emergency rooms and medical infrastructure to the breaking point and he wants to open the borders to another 10 million Mexicans. He is ignoring all of that, since he knows more than everyone else.

    We are witnessing the economic disaster those academic idjits have been plotting for nearly a hundred years. This is as close to perfection as they can come to making a nationalized healthcare, a centralized draconian gummit and the highest tax rates in the world which should be working like their chalkboards said. Unfortunately it is working as perfectly as it has everywhere they ignored who are left out of the benefits the Marxist Inner Circle enjoys. The Marxists who acquire the power bestowed upon the Inner realm are the greediest and most selfish people in their respective countries and you can see that happening once again in the USSA. Look at the millions the Clintons, Gores, Pelosis, Reids and every other leader in the Peoples Party. Every one of them sell themselves as a protector of the masses and the only mass they protect is the mass of gold sitting in their bank accounts. They all claim to be on the side of the little guy and always end up with more money than all of those evil 1%ers they claim they are fighting.

    Now the President says he cannot wait for the House of Representatives to act so he has to. What is so pressing that these people who crossed the border and are living here illegally by our own laws have got to do it now? The pressing issue is the people have spoken and have replaced his Senators with Senators who represent what they believe is fair. Many Senate and House members ran against this very issue and wanted the border secured and a stop of the flood of illegals coming into this country. That is exactly what the Founding Fathers in their infinite wisdom designed so the person sitting in Alaska can have a voice just like the person sitting in DC who walked in and cast his vote and would be heard in the deliberative body and this vote proved that.

    Unfortunately we are no longer a Representative Democracy we are a Dictatorship. We have a king who believes he knows better than all of those people in the House and Senate and more than all those millions who voted to have their voices heard. He simply disenfranchised nearly a hundred million voters and said he is more important and can do a better job than congress. He even said he did not care about the people who did vote, but cared more about the ones that did not. That goes against everything the Founding Fathers designed and is a perfect example of the morality of man rather than God’s morality.

    Whether he did something illegal will be for the lawyers and judges to decide, but he went against the will of the people and now is time for the people to stand up. The People’s House is the investigative body and now needs to explain to the American people what has happened inside this corrupt regime. We need the full explanation of the IRS scandal, the Benghazi cover up, the border scandals, Solyndra and every other scandal this Marxist has spawned on the American people. If laws were broken these people need to go to jail. We do not have to impeach to expose and the House of Representatives and patriots like Issa and Sessions are the people to do it.

    The primary job of the House now is to expose this Man for who and what he is. The Senate is no longer his shield and now there is complete daylight to let the American people know what types of corruption this regime was capable. After the people have a clear and transparent look at their lies and deceit then they can decide if they want to go down the path of our Founders or Man. The genius of our Founders is that in two years the guy sitting in Alaska will have the same voice as the man sitting in the White House.

    Pray America is waking

    Note: The above opinion is not necessarily my own, but FReeper Bray’s. If you wish to discuss this, please ping Bray.

  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 23 November 2014

    11/23/2014 4:59:58 AM PST · 4 of 135
    Alas Babylon! to All
    Here are the email addresses or web pages for commenting to the weekend talk shows:

    Meet the Press Meet the Press mailbox (web page for comments)

    Face the Nation ftn@cbsnews.com

    Fox News Sunday FNS@foxnews.com

    ABC This Week thisweek@abc.com

    CNN State of the Union CNN State of the Union (web page for comments)

  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 23 November 2014

    11/23/2014 4:59:34 AM PST · 3 of 135
    Alas Babylon! to All
    C-SPAN Radio, available on the net also, click here, broadcasts all five Sunday talk shows starting at 12:00 noon Eastern, as follows:

    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM NBC's "Meet the Press"

    1:00 PM - 2:00 PM ABC's "This Week"

    2:00 PM - 3:00 PM "Fox News Sunday"

    3:00 PM - 4:30 PM CNN's "State of the Union"

    4:30 PM - 5:00 PM CBS's "Face The Nation"

    Listen at the link above WHILE you FReep!

  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 23 November 2014

    11/23/2014 4:59:05 AM PST · 2 of 135
    Alas Babylon! to acapesket; A.Hun; aligncare; altura; Bender2; Bernard; bray; cajungirl; Carley; CDB; chickadee; ...
    This is the Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread Ping List! If you want to be on it, reply to this post or FReepmail me (in case I miss it). If you want to be taken off, simply send me a FReepmail.
  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 23 November 2014

    11/23/2014 4:58:30 AM PST · 1 of 135
    Alas Babylon!
    As always, soliciting FReeper comments, observations, and opinions.
  • Victoria - a Novel of 4th Generation War

    11/22/2014 9:47:01 AM PST · 23 of 36
    Alas Babylon! to Yashcheritsiy

    Like I said, Wow... Great stuff... And a good read, and the deeper stuff like 4GW...

    But... Can we please have YOUR permission to discuss trivial stuff like the premise that the Northeast will become the “conservative” part of the USA and the South will be like Watts, Los Angeles with macho black guys insolently scowling at Caucasians males as they sweat nervously and gulp? Because we DO disagree about that!

    Pretty Please?

    ;-)

  • Victoria - a Novel of 4th Generation War

    11/22/2014 8:25:06 AM PST · 6 of 36
    Alas Babylon! to Yashcheritsiy

    Wow! Just spent some time glancing thru it. Great stuff, except for some major premises that I believe are wrong...

    1. I do not expect to see a revitalized but traditional American culture happen in the Northeast. It just isn’t going to happen unless they kill most of the current inhabitants—which might be part of the book, but I didn’t see that. That part of the country just has too many Leftists and too many big cities. Not a good combination for traditional values.

    2. The New South as a racial Hellhole. I’m sorry, the writer really doesn’t understand the Southern WHITE man. They will not put up with that $h1t. They are the traditional warriors of America (just look at military volunteer rolls for the past two centuries!) and do like a good fight, and will die before being insulted too much. The traditional Christian values that founded the country are still more present here (hence the nickname, “Bible Belt”) and this means that they will turn the other cheek, but to a point. Then the racial war the author writes about will begin, but the minority will lose, and lose totally. It might be an ugly piece of ethnic cleansing, but it will happen. So in the end, a visit to Atlanta will be far more pleasant for the protagonist.

    I have often thought about this, because from a racial standpoint, I live right on the divide, with my county in Alabama being very white, and the next county over being about totally black. In a fight when all local authority is absent, I see the black county being invaded and an open season on anyone perceived as a thug. This is not just racial prejudice, but years of pent-up anger at being the constant scapegoats for the post Civil Rights era race-baiters. Jesse Jackson spit in their ice tea, and they haven’t forgotten. Payback will truly be a bitch. Meanwhile, the thugs that generally prey on each other for drugs and money will be slaughtered, without the veneer of law and order and Christian piety to hold the Good Ole Boys back.

    I’m not suggesting such a thing should happen, but rather if it gets that far (from the author’s first section on the Dissolution of the USA), it WILL happen as I stated.

  • Mitch McConnell promises forceful immigration response

    11/20/2014 9:08:58 AM PST · 26 of 92
    Alas Babylon! to Ann Archy

    Finally!

    I was wondering if there was one FReeper left who would say we need to ENCOURAGE McConnell to show his balls, rather than deride him trying.

  • Watching the Democrats Commit Suicide

    11/19/2014 4:25:36 PM PST · 32 of 35
    Alas Babylon! to nascarnation

    Really? Where does electricity come from?

    Hint: It’s not all dams (which are bad to the Left), solar panels and wind turbines... Vast majority from burning gas and coal.

  • REPUBLICANS CAN STOP EXECUTIVE ORDER AMNESTY DEAD

    11/19/2014 3:54:53 PM PST · 51 of 97
    Alas Babylon! to humblegunner

    Exactly.

    Enforce: Apprehend, arrest, deport.

    What kind of country awards law breakers and if so, why should I—or any of us—follow the law they let be broken?

  • Limbaugh unleashed: Obama is a 'sociopathic' liar

    11/18/2014 3:51:38 AM PST · 43 of 96
    Alas Babylon! to woofie

    Therein lies the biggest problem—media NON coverage.

    The average person has not even heard about Gruber nor what he said.

    The FReeper has, and the person who watches Fox News has.

    The Leftist has, but only in the way it’s being spun by the Leftwing moonbat media—racist GOP trying to bring down a black president—Gruber “over reaction” is proof of this; daily spin like Obama’s latest lie—just watch MSNBC, or read Huff Post, DU, Daily KOS, etc, etc... They parrot Obama’s lies to the letter and even help embellish them.

    But ABCCBSCNNNBC is simply NOT covering the story, so if you are not following news like we are, those 20 minutes of news you might see a night doesn’t tell you about it at all.

    Resulting in most people saying “Gruber, who?”

  • Mark Begich concedes to Dan Sullivan in Alaska Senate race

    11/17/2014 4:51:51 PM PST · 21 of 59
    Alas Babylon! to JPG
  • Watch Out, Apple; Microsoft Now Second Most Valuable Company In The World [bumping out Exxon]

    11/17/2014 2:53:19 PM PST · 15 of 22
    Alas Babylon! to Pearls Before Swine

    You have a very good point there. Balmer was/is a lunatic (IMHO), and I say that as someone whose met and worked for him.

  • Watch Out, Apple; Microsoft Now Second Most Valuable Company In The World [bumping out Exxon]

    11/17/2014 2:51:59 PM PST · 14 of 22
    Alas Babylon! to SeekAndFind
    If true, time to exit MSFT for a huge profit.

    It's not true, though.

    Those sites he listed are anti-Microsoft, reverse fanboy sites. I think it was sarcasm, really.

  • One Man Found a Mysterious Box in a Dumpster – What was in it was Absolutely Baffling

    11/16/2014 8:12:03 AM PST · 52 of 61
    Alas Babylon! to RegulatorCountry
    Reminds me of something written by In Living Color's Oswald Bates!

  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 16 November 2014

    11/16/2014 7:51:37 AM PST · 87 of 169
    Alas Babylon! to bray

    You think? I sat thru it at IMAX. The music was so dang loud I had to cover my ears.

    I did love the scene with the teacher and the so-called fake moon landings and seeing Matt Damon destroyed.

    The rest was too corny with the halls of bookshelves... Made me cringe.

  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 16 November 2014

    11/16/2014 7:47:34 AM PST · 80 of 169
    Alas Babylon! to rodguy911

    LOL!

    Call him half-WHITE. They hate that... or that half of him!

  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 16 November 2014

    11/16/2014 7:46:21 AM PST · 79 of 169
    Alas Babylon! to Fishtalk
    Responsorial Psalm ps 128:1-2, 3, 4-5

    R/ (cf. 1a) Blessed are those who fear the Lord.

    Blessed are you who fear the LORD,
    who walk in his ways!
    For you shall eat the fruit of your handiwork;
    blessed shall you be, and favored.
    R/ Blessed are those who fear the Lord.
    Your wife shall be like a fruitful vine
    in the recesses of your home;
    Your children like olive plants
    around your table.
    R/ Blessed are those who fear the Lord.

    Behold, thus is the man blessed
    who fears the LORD.
    The LORD bless you from Zion:
    may you see the prosperity of Jerusalem
    all the days of your life.
    R/ Blessed are those who fear the Lord.

    It reads easier than it's heard or sung.

    Olive trees in King David's Israel where very precious things that were passed down generation after generation. Having children like olive plants (young olive trees just starting their many centuries of production) with the olives "able" to fall on your table--bountiful... Was indeed a blessing from the Lord!

    When I was stationed in Southern Italy (San Vito de Normanni Air Station) there were many massively productive olive trees over 1,000 years old!

    If you accidently ran over someone, you were liable for millions of Lira in damages, but hit and destroy one of those olive trees, and the costs would be in the trillions!

  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 16 November 2014

    11/16/2014 7:31:52 AM PST · 71 of 169
    Alas Babylon! to DanZ

    As Former Senator Fritz Hollings would say, “There sure be a lot of Gruberin’ goin’ on heah!”

    Still, you lost me, because I do not know which liar/Gruber you’re referring to amongst all those many Grubers!

    MRS. Lee and Cruz? What you talkin’ ‘bout, Willis?

  • Obama AG Appointee Loretta Lynch: Voter ID Laws are Racist

    11/16/2014 6:49:28 AM PST · 20 of 54
    Alas Babylon! to Adam Taxin
    "I serve at the pleasure of the first African-American president of the United States of America," she said to a round of applause.

    Would she get LESS applause if the President was white?

    Someday I hope statements like this will be seen as racist as they are...

  • Obama Disputes Comments From Former Consultant on Health-Care Law

    11/16/2014 6:42:51 AM PST · 22 of 39
    Alas Babylon! to wtd

    So Gruber the proud liar to “dumb Mercuns” was lying when he said he was lying?

    “Trust me! I’m the President,” says Obama. “My liar isn’t mine, plus he’s lying...”

    As Fritz Hollings would say, “Sure be a lot of lyin going on!”

  • The 2016 countdown for Jeb Bush, Marco Rubio: Who's in?

    11/16/2014 6:01:57 AM PST · 6 of 34
    Alas Babylon! to Brandonmark

    No more Bushes. OR Clintons, Kennedys, Obamas, Cuomos, Roosevelts, Adames, McAskills or any other political family “dynasties”.

    ENOUGH!

    We do not need celebrities leading us, FGS! Let Kardashians, et al remain in Hollywood, not Washington.

  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 16 November 2014

    11/16/2014 5:55:06 AM PST · 25 of 169
    Alas Babylon! to Morgan in Denver

    Right. At least getting rid of Harry Reid takes the lid off of that. I believe he prevented Congress from doing its job for the past 8 years he’s been in charge. What Reid did was make the Senate a democratic party organ. In other words, politics trumped his allegiance to his institution.

    Those days are over in January.

    The two questions are A) Wha twill Obama and Reid do in November and December and B) Will McConnell be political ENOUGH, (in counter to Reid’s too much, when he needs to vigorously rein in an Executive branch that’s been allowed to stomp all over the Legislative branch)?

  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 16 November 2014

    11/16/2014 5:28:17 AM PST · 17 of 169
    Alas Babylon! to Morgan in Denver

    To a certain extent, hearings in the House alone didn’t have enough impact.

    NOW there can be hearings in the Senate and House or even joint hearings between the two.

    I’d like to see special prosecutors appointed. Go after Obama’s minions like they went after Scooter Libby, for example. I’d like to see some of that smugness wiped off the minions’ faces...

  • Environmentalists Ditch Their Patron Saint Because He Was An Old, Rich White Guy

    11/16/2014 5:24:17 AM PST · 67 of 67
    Alas Babylon! to dandiegirl

    Agreed, but the problem is how far they’ll go to lie about it. Just as Gruber lied to get Obamacare passed, and the willing media used his words to “prove” that Obamacare wouldn’t do all those scary things the Republicans were saying it would do, they’re using Keystone to do the same. So far, I’ve heard the following from so-called democrat/media “experts”:

    —Keystone will only give a few hundred people jobs
    —A few rich oil companies will benefit but not the rest of us
    —Keystone will benefit Canadians more than Americans
    —Keystone will spill oil all over the pristine Western wilderness
    —It will take 10 years before it affects the price of oil
    —With the price of oil dropping we don’t need it

  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 16 November 2014

    11/16/2014 5:05:35 AM PST · 12 of 169
    Alas Babylon! to Morgan in Denver

    That sounds a little like “Don’t throw me into that briar patch over yonder!”

    The media would have a field day, claiming persecution of the black man (well, they will anyway), and how the Republicans are wasting time on trivial, vindictive issues.

    Granted, I’d love to see this poser-in-chief exposed, but the lawlessness of an executive order granting amnesty needs to be directly confronted and stopped.

  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 16 November 2014

    11/16/2014 4:36:52 AM PST · 5 of 169
    Alas Babylon! to All; bray

    “The Sunday Morning Bray”, by Bray!

    It is for freedom that Christ has set us free. Stand firm, then, and do not let yourselves be burdened again by a yoke of slavery.Galatians 5:1

    Now is the time to put the severely defeated President out on a limb by himself and the Keystone pipeline is the way to do it. This is a project that 70% of Americans want and will create jobs and energy independence to help them at the pump. His only Gruber claim is that the oil is not clean enough for his environmental radicals. The fact of the matter is he hates this country so bad that any way he can damage us is a good idea to him. He waited his entire life to create as much damage as he could and now that he has the power he is going to do as much as he can.

    Lower oil prices like we are seeing now is going to stimulate the economy immediately and the longer we can keep these prices at these levels we will see more and more improvement. This scares him to the bone as an improving economy using a free market stimulus goes against everything he and his Marxist advisers believe. We need to pass the pipeline and let him reject it for his extremists and then override it with Democrat votes. Let the entire country know exactly who this man is and his utter contempt for hardworking Americans.

    This is one thing the old congress can get done to help Landrieu in LA which will be a huge statement to America that someone is looking out for them. This will be a first step towards sensible energy freedom which America has been lacking for decades. While the Marxist in the WH is supporting boondoggles like Solyndra the Repubs can simply approve at no cost the Keystone pipeline and tout the shovel ready jobs which actually exist. After the jobs dry up the oil will be flowing from Canada and the Dakotas filling refineries and cars across the US. These are future voters who would see a real result of what politics can do for them.

    This will also divide the Dems as many of them are from Red states or states that are not completely Blue making for a tough position. Do they continue to fight fossil fuels even when there is no real reason other than the Climate fraud or do they vote for their people? This puts them in a box of their own making as another Marxist lie becomes more and more obvious. This is where Ocommie and the rest of the Party have to hang their hats to stop cheap available fossil fuels. Just like MIT professor Gruber lied to the stupid Americans about Obamacare, Professor Mann and the rest of the Three Pillars of Marxism (media, academia and the DNC) are lying about Climate Change to enslave Americans.

    The Three Pillars have been vilifying cars and automobiles since the early sixties. They hated the family car and the three kids in the suburbs so they set about destroying the auto and every other industry. Their primary weapon was their war on fossil fuels. They have come up with every lie they could invent to convince “stupid” Americans and primarily low IQ Democrats that believe their latest fraud. These are the targets for every doomsday scenario they invent that always requires more gummit control and money to fix. The more intelligent and informed Americans see through this charade and understand these are tools to promote a more communist America.

    To keep their “stupid” people in line they ridicule the informed people by calling them deniers, teabaggers, dumb and every other degrading term to keep the real uninformed in their cages. This limits dissenting discussion since all of the dissenters will be name called and dehumanized by the Three Pillars which has nearly unlimited power and unlimited viciousness. They destroy anyone who dares to get in their way and reserve special nastiness for their own tribes such as women and blacks. Any of them leave the fold and they will be put in front of the virtual firing squad and receive a special Justice Thomas destruction. You will see the most disgusting names aimed at them as the

    Three Pillars know that these groups are the stupid people Gruber was talking about. As a group they are easily manipulated emotionally and are most easily fooled with the Marxist clichés and lies. The Three Pillars primary purpose is promoting Marxism and as we have seen around the world, opposition will be eliminated any way necessary. The Sarah Palin’s left in their wake are a message to anyone who would dare to oppose them.

    Professor Gruber has pulled back the curtain from the Three Pillars and their primary method of promoting their agenda, lying. The next step is if the “stupid” can figure out who they are and what Party they belong to.

    Now is the time to delineate the two groups with the Keystone pipeline. The only thing the opposition has is a series of lies that are easily refutable. The spills argument is destroyed when you look at the thousands of miles of pipelines carrying every imaginable liquid and very few spills whatsoever. They are going to have to use the Global Warming lie and the more closely it is examined the quicker it falls apart. It is time for the hammer to meet the nail on this entire fossil fuels scam.

    Now is the time and Keystone is the way to put the Marxists on display. They have hidden behind their clichés and frauds for decades and now are exposed for who they are. All but the really stupid know that they are promoting an agenda to enslave the people into their political shackles of high taxes and higher regulations denying Americans their freedom. The Republicans need to force the vote and then override the veto putting the president and the Dems squarely opposite the American people. This is the kind of spotlight that can make the next election into a real bloodbath if the “stupid” people get educated.

    Pray America is waking

    Note: The above opinion is not necessarily my own, but FReeper Bray’s. If you wish to discuss this, please ping Bray.

  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 16 November 2014

    11/16/2014 4:36:11 AM PST · 4 of 169
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  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 16 November 2014

    11/16/2014 4:35:51 AM PST · 3 of 169
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  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 16 November 2014

    11/16/2014 4:35:28 AM PST · 2 of 169
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  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 16 November 2014

    11/16/2014 4:34:49 AM PST · 1 of 169
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  • Vanity: Who was Gruber lying to? And did anyone really believe his lies?

    11/15/2014 10:02:11 AM PST · 29 of 56
    Alas Babylon! to grania

    Well, I’ll say this FOR the Republicans... Whether Full -RINO like McCain or TEA affiliated like Jeff Sessions...

    Not ONE of them voted for it. None.

    That’s a fact that will never change. Argue if you will that they were secretly for it, but none voted for it.

  • Howard Dean: Republicans 'Authoritarian People Who Fundamentally Don't Believe in Democracy'

    11/15/2014 6:59:49 AM PST · 27 of 72
    Alas Babylon! to governsleastgovernsbest

    Hey Howard,

    Pure, majority-rules democracy is two wolves and one sheep deciding on what to have for dinner. Great for the wolves, not so great for the sheep.

  • Executive Orders: The Power of the President’s Pen (Is it really an impeachable offense).

    11/15/2014 6:52:25 AM PST · 8 of 21
    Alas Babylon! to Jim Noble
    But Congress has the authority and the power to remove him first thing Monday morning - what they do not have is the balls.

    Not succinct enough. Corrected:

    But 2/3rds of the SENATE have the authority and the power to remove him first thing Monday morning - what they do not have is the balls.

    The ball-less ones are currently democrats. And once the new Senate is seated in January, even if EVERY Republican in the Senate voted to convict (and the RINOs would probably not), it would still not muster 2/3rds.

    Still, I'm all in favor of them going on record. The Constitution points out their duty... They just have to follow it.