They must think we’re idiots.
At the conclusion of a week where we were treated to discovery after stomach-turning discovery, showing IRS abuses that seemed more like Mafia standard protocol than Good Governance, two points were made painstakingly clear:
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Tagged abuse, american tax payer, government, IRS, irs abuses, Obama, politics, scandal, Steven Miller
You’ve felt this way before.
It rises from your gut when you make a cogent, incisive argument in opposition to an aspect of the President’s agenda (Obamacare, for instance), …but the person you are talking with blithely retorts, “Oh, you just can’t stand him ’cause you’re a racist”, or “Why do you hate poor people?”
This person has, out-of-the-blue, attributed the absolute worst motivations to your reasoning, and with no justification other than you disagreed with them.
You know that feeling, right?
It’s the half-shock/half-fury sensation, where you honestly can’t believe someone is that stupid, dishonest or closed-minded that they refuse to acknowledge even the logical basis of your argument. You’ve felt it.
After my post the other day, I’ve been thinking a lot about movies. And last night it hit me: I’ve got an idea for a screenplay that just can’t miss!!
…A group of freedom-loving patriots, ordinary folks hailing from ordinary hamlets (we’ll call them the “TEA Party”), witness their beloved country being taken over by a hostile State.
Rallying around a single man’s call to stand up and fight, they answer in droves. Neighborhood by neighborhood, then town by town, they band together across the entire country, creating an impressive force which positively impacts an election.
Then, the State fights back, attempting to crush and grind these groups out of existence, or intimidate them into silence.
Posted in government, IRS, Obama, politics, Tea Party
Tagged AP, associated press, big government, government, Gutfeld, IRS, movie, movies, Obama, politics, scandal, Tea Party
My two-year-old granddaughter was happily splashing in her tub, enjoying from head to toe the profusion of bubbles that I’d allowed her. When she announced she was ready to get out, I said, “OK, let me rinse you off first.”
“No! No!” she shrieked. I turned on the water and got the handheld shower head ready, stood her up (not without a struggle) and sprayed the soap suds off her, all while she complained loudly. When I turned the water off and deposited her on my lap in a towel, she said grumpily, “Now I’m all wet!”
Isn’t this just like all us big humans? If we’re in a situation which we have chosen, we’re fine. But if we find ourselves in the same circumstances dictated by someone else, we cry “Foul!”
At this point, if every separate Obama Administration scandal was a movie, you’d need to rent out a couple of multiplexes to show them all.
And that’s just the CURRENT ones.
I’m actually in scandal overload. In U.S. history, I personally can’t recall such an overwhelming display of blatant corruption and abuse of power since possibly Louisiana Governor Huey Long in the 1930s. By comparison, Watergate and Teapot Dome don’t even come close, in scale or breadth.
Posted in government, Obama, politics
Tagged DoJ, Eric Holder, fee waivers, freedom of information act, government, IRS, liar, Lies, new black panthers, Obama, Obamacare, politics, scandal, voter intimidation
**With apologies to Captain Renault….
“Don’t tell me: …you’re ‘shocked’, right?”
Are we really supposed to believe that Obama is dismayed and distraught at revelations of political intimidation within the IRS? That (according to Allahpundit) he “just found out about this on Friday”?
Is our President honestly expecting us to swallow the following tale: that for some inexplicable reason, a rogue band of low-level IRS flunkies took it upon themselves to target the political enemies of this Administration, all without Obama’s imprimatur?
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Tagged captain renault, Conservative, IRS, Obama, Obamacare, political intimidation, politics, Tea Party, threats and intimidation
Many moons ago, an old college professor of mine told me that Bullet Points make it easier for people to remember what you say. And since I think the following is kinda’ important, I’ll give his advice a shot.
Today’s topic is: the I.R.S.:
- Also predictably, the IRS is very, very, very, very sorry. Really. They are. Unspecified is exactly what they’re sorry about: the “inappropriate actions” themselves, or being caught….
Yesterday we described the Media’s newest narrative on the Benghazi scandal…in the instances where the Media covers it at all.
However, woven into much of the coverage (or NON-coverage) is another recurring theme, which equates Benghazi to Watergate. Many on the Right are making the connection, and just as many on the Left are calling such comparisons ridiculous.
Personally, I think that comparison is imperfect, for a couple of reasons. First, the Press will never allow it to stand, since for many of them Watergate has been elevated to a sacred religious experience, to be celebrated and revered. Thus, they react to its being compared to other scandals in much the same way an Islamist does if you draw a cartoon of Mohammed, …minus the rusty scimitar and poor grooming habits.
Posted in politics, Obama, government, bias, media, Benghazi
Tagged politics, Obama, bias, media, national security, Benghazi, Benghazigate, Andrew Klavan, Steven Crowder, Hillary Clinton, valerie plame, Abu Ghraib
When analyzing the Benghazi hearings, Shakespeare’s famous line from Hamlet, “The lady doth protest too much, methinks”, seems to be playing out in front of our eyes.
I’d humbly add my own corollary, as well: “Methinks the Media doth protest too much, on behalf of the lady…”
That’s because, despite some tremendous revelations as to what actually transpired in Benghazi on 9/11/2012, the Media has decided upon their narrative and are sticking to it with their usual cultish zeal. Below, I’m including two examples of just how the Main Stream Media plans to portray these proceedings, for as long as they’re able.
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Tagged Benghazi, Benghazigate, eleanor holmes norton, Hillary, Hillary Clinton, Leftist, Libya, media, Obama, politics
This has been eating at me ever since Obama said it, almost seven months ago.
But before you watch it, do me a favor: don’t focus just on WHAT he says here, but also on HOW he says it. He is very deliberate. Haughty. Self-righteous. Barack was “in high dudgeon”, as a relative of mine used to say.
And despite all that, he was also lying through his expensively whitened teeth: