10/31/2013

Football Team Executes TWO Plays to Make an Unpopular Disabled Boy's Day

Posted by Brian

A truism about sports is that they teach life lessons.  They teach us how to win and lose with grace and dignity.  They teach that even though we get knocked down, we pick ourselves up, dust ourselves off, and keep trying.  More importantly, sports teach us that when we work together with others as a cohesive unit, we can accomplish more than we dreamed.

You see, just as in life, team sports teach us about cooperation.  As much as we want things to be "all about me", in something like football we quickly learn that no matter how talented "I" may be, no one individual is going to be successful without the 10 other players on that field doing their assignments well.

Fortunately for all of us, every once in a while some of these young men and women take these lessons and demonstrate how they really do apply in the real world, and really give us something to cheer about.  And maybe even cry a little.


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CNN: Obama Bullying Insurance Companies Who Criticize ObamaCare

Posted by Brian

Obama might not be the best friend of Israel, but he certainly likes the tactics of the Nazi's, ruling through fear and intimidation.

On CNN's Anderson Cooper 360, correspondent Drew Griffin stated that insurance companies "fear" the White House if they speak out against ObamaCare:

"Anderson, what’s going on is behind the scenes attempt by the White House to at least keep insurers from publicly criticizing what is happening on this Affordable Care Act rollout. Basically, if you speak out, if you are quoted, you’re going to get a call from the White House, pressure to be quiet. Several sources tell me and my colleague Chris Frates that insurance executives are being told to keep quiet".

"Bob Laszewski who heads the Health Policy Strategy Associates, a consulting firm for big insurers, and an outspoken critic of ObamaCare, says he is getting calls from these executives who want him to speak out, Anderson, for them about the problems because they feel defenseless against the White House PR team. Laszewski told me today, “The White House is exerting massive pressure on the industry, including the trade associations, to keep quiet.” Sources telling us they fear White House retribution".


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10/30/2013

"The Obama Potato Gun Defense" or "How To Intimidate Journalists Who Criticize My Administration"

Posted by Brian

A few months ago, CBS reporter Sharyl Attkisson had her home and work computers hacked after stories she published were critical of the Obama Administration's seeming incompetence in Benghazi.   Now, we get an even more brazen confiscation of a reporters confidential notes and files from a reporter, Audrey Hudson, who has also be critical of the Obama regime, including a full military-stye invasion of her home, in what can only be described as an attempt to intimidate the reporter while sending a clear message to other reporters who may be thinking about criticizing the increasingly thin-skinned Obama Administration.
In a pre-dawn raid on her home, Federal Agents ostensibly looking for a "potato gun", ransacked Mrs. Hudson's home. Speaking to Gretchen Carlson of Fox News [video], Mrs. Hudson said that what made her think that the raid was about more than a potato gun though, was the first thing that the Homeland Security officer asked her upon entering her home - "Are you the same Audrey Hudson who wrote all of the Federal Air Marshall stories for the Washington Times?"

Do you still wonder what tyranny looks like?


“I think they found a great way to get into my house and get a hold of my confidential notes and go through every other file in my office."
- Audrey Hudson, journalist

Federal agents' pre-dawn raid on reporter's home raises questions
By Todd Starnes Todd's American Dispatch Published October 28, 2013 FoxNews.com

Audrey Hudson’s husband had just left for work on August 6 when suddenly, her dog began barking. The nationally-known journalist walked over to the curtains and peeked outside to discover her Chesapeake Bay home was surrounded by law enforcement officers wearing full body armor.

The phone rang. It was her husband.

“I’m in the driveway,” he said. “The police are here. Open the door.”

And so began Hudson’s nightmare – held captive by armed agents of the U.S. Coast Guard, Maryland State Police and the Department of Homeland Security as they staged a pre-dawn raid in search of unregistered firearms and a “potato gun.”

But instead of taking the potato gun, agents seized unrelated government documents and notes from the former Washington Times journalist.

Agents took Hudson’s records during a search for guns and related items owned by her husband, a civilian Coast Guard employee. They also confiscated her legally registered firearms, according to court documents obtained by The Associated Press.
Continue Reading at Fox News
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Propaganda is Being Disguised As Grammar Tests In U.S. Schools

Posted by Brian

The parent of a ten-year-old student said she was shocked that a grammar test her student brought home was nothing more than a propaganda piece for big government.

The mother sent part of her child's test paper to InfoWars to expose the type of propaganda that is being surreptitiously taught to our children under the guise of education.  At first glance, the paper looks like a typical grammar test.  But as you read the sentences given, you realize there is an agenda at play.  These are not just some innocuous sentences, but an attempt to place ideas of how things should be into these young minds.

One of the sentences which jump right out is this one:
“The commands of government officials must be obeyed by all.”  Sounds pretty iron-fisted to me.
How about this one?:
“The wants of an individual are less important than the needs of a nation”  Wow. That doesn't sound communistic at all, does it?

Photo courtesy of www.InfoWars.com

You may say that I am just being overly sensitive, and that kids aren't being affected by this.  As a former instructor, I disagree.  In teaching, it is important that the information being taught is correct the very first time you teach a subject.  It doesn't matter whether it is children or adults.  A known fact is that students retain information they learn for the first time longer than they retain information  they must relearn. This is called the Law of Primacy. For students, unlearning information is always  more difficult than learning the correct information to begin with.  Educators, whether at the university or pre-school level, understand this.  Therefore, it is inconceivable to me that this propaganda being disseminated by teachers and approved curriculum throughout our schools, is just a coincidence or an oversight.  This is intentional.  The only time it gets pulled out of the texts or from the curriculum is when a parent or some other concerned educator blows the whistle on it.  Then we are told by the school district or some administrator that it was a simple mistake or oversight.  Uh, uh. I'm not buying it.

Pass this on to educate others. but in addition, please check the homework and assignments your children bring home with them.  Besides keeping tabs on what your child is being taught, it's also a great way to spend quality time with your children.

Stay vigilant.

H/T InfoWars

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10/29/2013

Hitler Discovers ObamaCare Rollout is A Soup Sandwich - Hilarious!

Posted by Brian

H/T to Citizens For Liberty
www.CitizensForLiberty.net
www.Facebook.com/CFLiberty

Funny AND true!

RUN FOR YOUR LIVES!! REPORT: Downright Spooky and Scary The Amount Of Candy Kids Eat On Halloween

Posted by Brian

In a story sure to please the Michael Bloomberg and Michelle Obama food Nazi's, comes the (SHOCK! HORROR!) revelation that kids, and yes, even adults, consume more candy on Halloween. Oh, the humanity!
Newsflash for the media. It's HALLOWEEN!  What's spooky is that anyone would be unaware that people consume more candy on Halloween than on other days of the year.
Prediction: People will eat too much at Thanksgiving dinner and over the Christmas and Hanukkah seasons.
Before you go giving out some so-called healthy treats, watch the video below where children are given "delicious", healthy alternatives to candy, and other sweet treats. Their reactions are funny and predictable.
Do the kids a favor, hand out candy.  And not those little tiny "fun-size" bars. They're not fun, they're annoying.  A full-size Snicker's or Payday for me please!  You didn't think I'd let my kids have all the fun did ya?


Remember: Nothing is more horrifying than Halloween without Candy

Scary amount of candy will be consumed on Halloween
Nanci Hellmich, USA TODAY 3:36 p.m. EDT October 29, 2013
Almost all children in this country and half of adults will eat candy on Halloween.


  • About 4% of all candy consumption in the USA occurs on Halloween
  • Most children will have candy that day; half of adults will
  • Clean the house of all the leftover candy a few weeks after Halloween, expert says


The amount of candy consumed on Halloween may seem downright spooky, especially if you're a dentist, nutritionist or health-conscious parent.

About 4% of all candy consumed in this country occurs on that one day, says Harry Balzer, the chief industry analyst for the NPD Group, which does market research on eating trends.

Almost every child in the USA will have candy on Halloween, and about half of the adults will eat some, he says. That compares to 24% of all adults and kids who have candy on a typical day, he says.
Read More at USA Today
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Well, Isn't THAT Special? Michelle O's College Classmate Got $93-million No-Bid ObamaCare Website Contract

Posted by Brian

Yeah.  That website.  The $93 million one that doesn't work.

"WELL! Isn't THAT Special?
Could it be CRONYISM?"
Revealed: Michelle Obama's Princeton classmate is top executive at firm that that built disastrous Obamacare website after being awarded no-bid $93m contract

  • Michelle Obama’s Princeton classmate is an executive at the company that built Obamacare website
  • Toni Townes-Whitley is senior vice president at CGI Federal which earned contract to build the site. She joined in May 2010
  • The women are both members of the Association of Black Princeton Alumni
  • The Department of Health and Human Services reviewed only CGI’s bid for the Obamacare account even though four companies submitted bids
  • CGI became an approved government vendor in 2007


By DAILY MAIL REPORTER
PUBLISHED: 10:23 EST, 26 October 2013 | UPDATED: 14:39 EST, 26 October 2013

The Obama administration has been accused of cronyism after it was revealed Michelle Obama's Princeton classmate is an executive at the company contracted to build the beleaguered Obamacare website.
Toni Townes-Whitley is senior vice president at CGI Federal, the U.S. arm of a Canadian company which won the no-bid contract for the problem-plagued website.
Townes-Whitley, from the Princeton class of ’85, and Michelle Obama are members of the Association of Black Princeton Alumni, according to The Daily Caller.
Continue Reading at The MailOnline
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HE LIED! Obama Knew 3 Years Ago Millions Would Lose Their Health Insurance!

Posted by Brian

All that time in 2009 that President Obama was going around the country campaigning for the Affordable Care Act, and as late as 2012 while defending it, Barack Obama told Americans “if you like your health plan, you will be able to keep your health plan."  Yeah, well not so much.  It seems that Barack Obama, Jay Carney, and the rest of his "transparent" administration knew this statement was not true over three years ago.
Courtesy of SavingTheRepublic.com

Where I come from, that is called lying.
Worse, Obama and the Democrats told the American people that those who pointed out this would happen, along with a host of other really bad things about the ACA, were the ones who were lying. We were told they were engaged in fear-mongering, scaring old people, and essentially being either uninformed, or they were heartless, mean, or un-Christian.  Suddenly, godless liberals were born-again, asking "what would Jesus do?"  All of a sudden, the left embraces Jesus, claiming he is a socialist, proving the old adage that politics makes strange bedfellows.
We can certainly debate whether Jesus was a socialist or not, but there is one thing that Jesus would not do.  Jesus wouldn't lie to people to advance his agenda.
However, there is a religion which does advocate lying and deception in furtherance of their agenda and faith.  Just saying.

Obama administration knew millions could not keep their health insurance

By Lisa Myers and Hannah Rappleye, NBC News

President Obama repeatedly assured Americans that after the Affordable Care Act became law, people who liked their health insurance would be able to keep it. But millions of Americans are getting or are about to get cancellation letters for their health insurance under Obamacare, say experts, and the Obama administration has known that for at least three years.

Four sources deeply involved in the Affordable Care Act tell NBC News that 50 to 75 percent of the 14 million consumers who buy their insurance individually can expect to receive a “cancellation” letter or the equivalent over the next year because their existing policies don’t meet the standards mandated by the new health care law. One expert predicts that number could reach as high as 80 percent. And all say that many of those forced to buy pricier new policies will experience “sticker shock.”

None of this should come as a shock to the Obama administration. The law states that policies in effect as of March 23, 2010 will be “grandfathered,” meaning consumers can keep those policies even though they don’t meet requirements of the new health care law. But the Department of Health and Human Services then wrote regulations that narrowed that provision, by saying that if any part of a policy was significantly changed since that date -- the deductible, co-pay, or benefits, for example -- the policy would not be grandfathered.

Buried in Obamacare regulations from July 2010 is an estimate that because of normal turnover in the individual insurance market, “40 to 67 percent” of customers will not be able to keep their policy. And because many policies will have been changed since the key date, “the percentage of individual market policies losing grandfather status in a given year exceeds the 40 to 67 percent range.”
That means the administration knew that more than 40 to 67 percent of those in the individual market would not be able to keep their plans, even if they liked them.

Yet President Obama, who had promised in 2009, “if you like your health plan, you will be able to keep your health plan,” was still saying in 2012, “If [you] already have health insurance, you will keep your health insurance.”

“This says that when they made the promise, they knew half the people in this market outright couldn’t keep what they had and then they wrote the rules so that others couldn’t make it either,” said  Robert Laszewski, of Health Policy and Strategy Associates, a consultant who works for health industry firms. Laszewski estimates that 80 percent of those in the individual market will not be able to keep their current policies and will have to buy insurance that meets requirements of the new law, which generally requires a richer package of benefits than most policies today.
Continue Reading at NBC News
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10/22/2013

Which Democrat Compared Tea Party To KKK in Fundraiser Mailing?

Posted by Brian
H/T to Weasel Zippers

Democrat Alan Grayson is no stranger to sewage level politics, once claiming Republicans wanted Americans to "Die quickly!".  His latest outrage is a fundraising letter (below) using a burning cross, ala the KKK, to be the "T" in Tea Party, exclaiming "Now you know what the 'T' stands for."


Democrats, including the President, repeatedly call for civility in politics while members like Grayson time and again try to see how low they can.  Of course there will be no outrage from the left about this. If they even bring it up, it may be called "unfortunate", but more likely the media will try to find the one racist idiot from some part rally as an example to prove Grayson's point.
Why do we have a shortage of good people in Washington, DC? One need look no further than the prospect of having to be anywhere near a scumbag like Grayson.  Just thinking about being in the same room with this guy makes me want to take a shower.

Fundraising Letter sent out from Grayson for Congress
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10/19/2013

Hillary Endorses Fellow Insider Trader Terry McAuliffe For VA Governor

Posted by Brian


From Politico:
Hillary Clinton made her first campaign appearance in nearly five years on Saturday to support Terry McAuliffe, her old friend who’s running as the Democratic nominee for governor in Virginia. But for the media and the majority of attendees packed into The State Theatre here for the event, it was all about her.



And so the "Hillary 2016" media campaign begins.  Figuring that her role in the Benghazi debacle has cooled down enough to come out in public again, Hillary stuck her head out to help friend and former DNC Chair Terry McAuliffe, while simultaneously showing she is still a political force to be reckoned with.   And she is.  As with Obama, the cult of personality is also alive and well with Hillary's supporters. About the only thing that could damage her in the eyes of her sycophantic legions would be for her to come out as unashamedly straight, and to say that she has really enjoyed her last several months as a simple homemaker for Bill.
Much of her speech was canned Democrat stump partisan fodder of gay rights,  women's inequality, and the disfunction of DC (GOP) politicians.  But other parts were hysterical simply because of who the messenger was.  She criticized politicians who "choose scorched earth instead of common ground, when they operate in what I call the ‘evidence-free zone,’ with ideology trumping everything else.”  Really? If Republicans were actually competent, or even capable, of conducting 'scorched earth' politics would be one thing, but for Hillary Clinton to talk about something that she and Bill excel at makes this particularly funny. I don't even have to mention that her former boss Barack Obama levels his political playing field by eliminating (literally) the competition.  There are some who would argue that Bill and Hillary may have done the same thing, seeing how a disturbingly large number of their political and business foes had mysterious and untimely deaths.
Hillary also spoke of why people, presumably herself included, run for office these days, opining “When you think about why people run for office in these times — if it’s only about yourself, if it’s only about you wanting to get a job and the perks that go with it, and having people stand up when you come into the room, that’s not enough anymore because its hard. Politics is hard.”
Oh, do tell Hillary.  This coming from a woman who, along with her husband, have done nothing but run for political office for the last forty years, with the only jobs she has had are ones which are well-connected politically, and which they have used to enrich themselves either politically of financially.  But it's not just about them, or her.

McAuliffe, like Hillary and Bill Clinton, is no stranger to shady financial deals which have yielded both Clinton and McAuliffe huge profits from relatively small investments.   Bill and Hillary with Whitewater, and some miraculously lucky cattle futures trading, and Terry McAuliffe with a company called Global Crossing.
Terry McAuliffe, who was at the forefront of criticizing Enron executives for hurting the "small people" (how liberals and statists view average Americans), and calling for investigations, made and $18 million profit on a $100 thousand dollar investment over a year and a half.  Judicial Watch Chairman Larry Klayman said “Terry McAullife’s astonishing profit (from  reeks of potential insider trading, especially given his role in selling government favors for campaign contributions during the Clinton Administration."  During the time that McAuliffe did "political work" for Global Crossing CEO Gary Winnick, Global Crossing and Winnick were donating huge sums of money to the Democrats.  And just like Enron, Global Crossing had inflated its stock prices, while company executives and their"friends" were looted billions of dollars, and employees 401K's were wiped out in the ensuing bankruptcy.
Despite the supposed backlash against Wall Street, insider trading, and business as usual , McAuliffe leads the Virginia governors race over his GOP opponent Ken Cuccinelli by over 7 points.
Supposedly people are sick of the same old thing, yet here we have two of the biggest political "insiders" on the same podium being cheered by the people who supposedly despise the Washington and Wall Street "fat cats".
And yet, nobody sees the complete irony of this.


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10/18/2013

Washington Redskins Logo is the New Swastika

Posted by Brian

Yippee!! Journalists have a manufactured story to glom onto for the next week. Though the Washington Redskins have been using their team moniker since their inception in 1932, today the agents of tolerance have decided that "Redskins" can no longer be tolerated.  It is an affront to everyone that such a racist name be used.  By everyone, they of course mean all of the New York-DC Beltway journalists and a few other limp-wristed, metrosexual malcontents like Bob Costas, who need a current cause-celebre to support, giving them a sense of purpose for their pathetic lives.  That 79% of all Americans, and 91% of American Indians find the Redskins moniker acceptable is inconsequential to these fools.

Courtesy of Tom Stiglich/NYDN

Why stop at Redskins?  There are also the Kansas City Chiefs who use Native American symbols for their logo. What about the New Orleans Saints and the obvious religious images their name evokes.  Certainly that name can't be tolerated in a civil society.  And then there are the Green Bay "Packers".  How can someone not see the homophobic gay reference that name is "poking" fun at.  And of course, there's the worst one of all.  The New England Patriots.  Everyone with half a brain, and a semester in a college history course, knows that our so-called patriot founders were nothing more than common terrorists.  And we have an NFL team with their disgusting red, white and blue uniforms glorifying them?

Stop the insanity, right?  No.  Let's take it to the next illogical step and equate the Redskins logo with the Nazi and Confederate flags,  and the 6 million jews exterminated and the millions of blacks killed or held in bondage. Have they no shame? A: No, they don't.  These idiots take up these impotent symbolic stands against "intolerance", which do nothing for whatever group they currently "stand with", but make themselves feel better.

If these morons succeed in pressuring the Redskins to cave and change their identity, then these tiny-brained Bob Costas' of the world will celebrate their hollow victory, convinced they have made a difference, and stood against intolerance, and for Native Americans.  Meanwhile, the Lakota and other tribes will continue to live in forced squalor on tribal lands, out-of-sight and out-of-mind of Bob Costas and his east Coast liberal elite friends.

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10/17/2013

U.S. Leftists on Campus: "IDF soldiers don’t rape Palestinians because Israelis are so racist" or " All Jews Suck"

Anti-Semitism in the 21st Century: The Resurgence
Anti-Semitism in the 21st Century: The Resurgence (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
Posted by Brian

Yesterday I  posted a video of college students who had gone to public school, and yet were completely ignorant of what, where, why, and when the Holocaust occurred.  Today, I am drawn to this story which exposes that anti-semitism is no longer creeping, but deluging college students with lies, hyperbole and propaganda. Today, I am just a little bit more clear of why we are seeing a pre-WWII Nazi Germany mentality toward Israel and the Jewish people in more and more corners of the globe, including the United States.

It must be emotionally draining to be a leftist.  Common sense, rational thought, and the ability to walk and chew gum at the same time are not required. Just raw emotion masquerading as "caring" is.

This is how sick those on the left have become:

Anti-semitic leftist academics claim that the fact that there are few, if any, rapes of Palestinian women by Israel's IDF is proof that Israeli's are racist.

This is being disseminated on US college campuses as serious thinking!  So, if I am to use their twisted logic, and claim that the fact that Arab Muslims who occupy Israel's West Bank are not averse to raping Israeli women proves they are "enlightened"?

What's even more sick is that this "theory" was not hatched in the bowels of some leftist American think tank, or on the campus of UC Berkeley. It comes from an award-winning paper from Hebrew University in Israel, produced by graduate student Tal Nitzan, under the tutelage of her PhD advisors led by Zali Gurevitch, which sought to focus on "military rapes" of Palestinian women by IDF forces.  Her thesis was driven by a false premise based on Muslim propaganda as part of their worldwide jihad. Unable to find any instances of rape by IDF forces, she twisted her brain into a pretzel to come up with her "new" theory.  The IDF were not committing atrocities by raping Muslim Arab women.  They were committing atrocities by NOT raping them.  See how that works?   Neither do I.  But to the leftist mind, it makes perfect non-sense, and those on the American anti-semitic left have picked up on it and spread it throughout the halls of academe.

This brings me to former IDF officer Hen Mazzig, who on a recent trip to United States college campuses found out first-hand of the anti-Semitism being taught at US universities, using things like the very study noted in the previous paragraph.  Mazzig, who describes himself as "very liberal",  and "a member of the leftist Zionist party, Meretz",  was "shocked" by the reception of "anti-Israel bigotry" and "hostility" at campuses in the Seattle WA,  Oregon, and (of course) Berkeley CA.


Hen Mazzig at University of Washington attending an anti-semitic Film Screening 
Sponsored by SUPER-UW (Students United for Palestinian Equal Rights) 
and Jewish Voice for Peace (Self-hating Jews listed by ADL as anti-semitic)

Such was the hatred directed at Israel, and at Mazzig himself, that it has caused him to not only reflect on and reevaluate his entire way of looking liberalism and leftists, but it actually changed him both personally and politically.  Those whom he had seen as allies in a great ideological struggle hated him and his country.  He discovered that the "new" anti-semitism no longer says it hates Jews, but simply replaces "Jew" with "Israel".

In Seattle, a professor told him and the audience that 'the Jews of Israel have no national rights and should be forced out of the country'.  Mazzig asked her where the Jewish people should go to, and she responded “I don’t care. I don’t care if they don’t have any place else to go. They should not be there.” When told that she is advocating for ethnic cleansing, both she and her brainless supporters denied it.  Also in Seattle, Mazzig was confronted by a leftist who screamed at him, “You are worse than the Nazis. You are just like the Nazi youth!”  Other anti-Israel protestors called him killer and rapist.  Another professor asked him how many rapes the IDF had committed against palestinians, to which Mazzig replied that he knew of none personally.  The professor, who was obviously well acquainted with the ridiculous Hebrew University paper mentioned previously, proudly proclaimed that Mazzig was right, because, she said, “You IDF soldiers don’t rape Palestinians because Israelis are so racist and disgusted by them that you won’t touch them.”

Shai Bernstein and Hen Mazzig speak about their experiences living in Israel and serving as Israeli soldiers.
 Photo: Trevon Johnson - trejohn12@gmail.com

Mazzig was so shocked and dismayed, not only by the treatment he received from the academic imbeciles at our universities, but more so from "how unaware the organized Jewish community is and how little they are actually doing to counter this rising anti-Semitism", that he wrote and posted an op-ed piece in the Times of Israel urging American Jews "Wake Up!"

I would agree.  Too many of my Jewish friends, both conservative and liberal, seem completely oblivious to the rising anti-semitism around them, and in fact embrace some of the "peace" groups and "inter-faith alliances" which disseminate anti-semitism in our own communities. They support the most anti-Israel administration in my memory, ignoring or brushing aside each incident of  Obama or someone in his administration snubbing, insulting, or spitting in the face of Israel and its leaders.  They fail to recognize that Obama views Israel just as he does the United States -  as a country which is,  in their minds, flawed at its very core.  He sees both of us as being illegitimate from our very founding.  To Obama and the leftists, both the U.S. and Israel are built on racism and oppression.  They don't see the freedom, liberty, or the pursuit of happiness.  They see only inequality, racism, and victims.

Every day Obama and these leftists get a little more bold, and reveal just a little bit more of what their intentions are to those who are awake and paying attention.

To those American Jews who are not fully engaged on the game that the new left in the Democrat Party is engaged in, they play a dangerous game of appeasment with those who will be more than happy to slit their throat should the time ever come. It is up to those of us who are engaged to sound the alarm and wake them up.

After reading this I urge you to read his piece and to send this to as many of your Jewish and Israel-loving friends as you can.

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