Wednesday, October 22, 2008

More Racial Divisiveness from Diuguid

Lewis Diuguid is a piece of work, a veritable race card just waiting to be played. First this mental midget equates "socialism" with a racial code word. As Fezzik said in Princess Bride, "I don't think that word means what you think it means".

After a little more research, I uncovered this gem. As you'll see, Diuguid discusses the grades of the American electorate based on how they vote.

Vote for a woman? Pass.
Vote for a black? Pass.
Vote for a Hispanic? Pass.
Vote for a white Mormon male? Pass....only on religous grounds.

Apparently in the eyes of this racist author, the only failing grade would be a vote for a white male Protestant. As a Catholic, I'm left to wonder if I'm sufficiently "oppressed" in Giuduin's eyes to justify a passing grade if I'm elected.

Tuesday, October 21, 2008

Big Shocker....He's Black!

I recently read perhaps the most ignorant editorial of all time. Mr. Lewis Diuguid of the Kansas City Star claims John McCain and Sarah Palin are using an "old code word" for black to label Barack Obama. Story here.

Believe it or not, they called him SOCIALIST! Wow, the nerve, to bring up America's sordid racial past by calling Obama a socialist! What a complete buffoon Lewis Diuguid must be. Apparently he has never heard of the socialist nor communist economic models. Apparently the fact that Obama wants to socialize healthcare has completely gone over the head of Mr. Diuguid. One wonders if he's even familiar with capitalism, other than of course it being one of those evil passions of Republicans?

Anyway, I was so shocked to see a member of the Kansas City Star's editorial board make such a ridiculuous claim that I did a search, and big shocker: Lewis Diuguid is black. In another example of a fool making his race look bad, Mr. Diuguid plays the race a game of craps.

You can love Obama because he rabidly pro infanticide. You can love him he wants to spread all our wealth around, because he spent 20 years learning why whites are evil and America be damned, or because he views babies as "punishment". Seriously, there are so many reasons for a bleeding heart race baiter to love Barack Obama. With so much to love, there's really no need to jump in over your head and make ludicrous accusations against John McCain.

So Mr. Diuguid, perhaps you should limit your future writings to things about which you can speak intelligently....which apparently doesn't include economics.

Tuesday, October 07, 2008

Thank You, Boneheads

Life was very good until this recent financial crisis. Personally, my retirement accounts are down nearly 30%. My children's college accounts are down 25%. I have to listen to a Republican candidate for president talk about nationalizing our country's mortgage portfolio. Why?

Because a bunch of idiots took out mortgages they couldn't afford.

Because a bunch of fools took out interest only mortgages.

Because a bunch of nitwits took out home equity loans to buy boats and take vacations.

Because a bunch of irresponsible, self centered, short sighted airheads assumed the value of their house would rise 10% annually in perpetuity.

Because a bunch of morons took out negative amortization loans.

Because a bunch of bleeding hearts insisted America is racist, so they forced the financial institutions to change lending standards so otherwise unqualified borrowers could qualify for a CRA mortgage loan under a different set of standards.

Because a bunch of jerks issued loans that they knew would never be repaid.

Because a bunch of arrogant pricks assumed they could package away risks by bundling bad mortgages into a worse CMO.

Because a bunch of tools on Wall Street squeezed their fellow institutions in the midst of the crisis, all but ensuring the failure of several major banks.

So who's left to pay the bill? Me. And every other borrower who has been living within his or her means over the past decade. We pay our mortages on time, we pay our taxes, we work hard at our jobs for a 3% annual raise, we teach our children about responsibility, commitment, and honor. What do we get in return? A nation in a major hangover because of the drunken excess of irresponsible borrowers, greedy lenders, and Wall Street financiers who aren't quite as smart as they think they are.

And just to be crystal clear - this isn't about Democrat or Republican, liberal or conservative, black or white, or Catholic or Protestant. This is about responsibility vs. irresponsibility, and if you are in the former category, thank you for your role in causing this crisis.

Another Free Pass for Obama

When is Barack Obama going to get asked a difficult question? How much longer will the media pretend that Obama's ultra left wing ideology is irrelevant to this campaign?

Questions that should have been asked tonight:

  • Senator Obama, are you in favor of aborting babies in the 8th month of their development? As a follow up, why do you believe that abortion victims who manage to survive deserve no protection under our laws? What do you think future generations will say regarding the fact that over 1,500,000 unborn babies are destroyed in our nation every year?

  • Senator Obama, why do you believe black people should jump to the head of the line in front of white people for college admissions and government contracts? What is it specifically about white people which makes you think our government should institutionally send whites to the back of the line?

  • Senator Obama, your pastor of 20 years, the man who married you and Michelle and baptized your children, claims that white America is racist. He claims that September 11th was, in effect, punishment of whites for their racism. Why did you remain in his church long after he made such comments?

  • Senator Obama, name one Republican sponsored piece of legislation for which you've voted in favor.
  • Wednesday, October 01, 2008

    Fools at CNN Mock Palin, Give Biden a Pass

    If you bother to view CNN's website on a daily basis as I do, you'll have noticed an average of 3 negative reports on Sarah Palin every day.

    If you happen to check into their news network once or twice a day as I do, you're bound to view a negative story on Sarah Palin. Most recently, the idiots at CNN spent thousands of dollars to go to Alaska, to the remote village where Russia is viewable.

    They then ask villagers many of whom don't even know Palin is the Republican VP candidate if they have interactions with Russia. They ask if they ever have any encounters with Russians. Clearly the entire story was a pathetic attempt to discredit Palin for her comments that her proximity to Russia as governor provided some measure of foreign policy experience.

    More recently, Joe Biden stated that President Roosevelt went on television and calmed the nation in 1929 when the market crashed. As we all know, Roosevelt wasn't president in 1929 and television did not exist.

    So to be fair, shouldn't CNN make a journey to the Smithsonian Institute to view the television sets circa 1929 of which Biden spoke? They could interview a curator and state "Joe Biden mentioned televisions were in use in 1929. Can you show us such a television?" They could then travel to Roosevelt's presidential library and ask for presidential papers from 1929 to really bring home the point that Biden didn't know what he was talking about.

    I'm confident such an idea was never considered to the idiots at CNN - they're too busy dreaming up the next way to discredit Sarah Palin.

    Saturday, September 20, 2008

    Moron Alert! Jacob Weisberg

    This is old news, but worth addressing.

    Jacob Weisberg claims racism is the only reason Obama might lose. This moron must have been comatose during 2000 and 2004 when white Democrats lost elections to George Bush. I'm a Republican, and I still crack up that the Democrat platform is such a bad formula for America that they can't find anybody to beat Bush.

    So now comes Obama, with the same baby killing, wealth redistribution, socialist healthcare, big government agenda. To set the record straight, Obama is leading in the major polls, but Jacob Weisberg whines about racism because the lead isn't big enough. As if some Chicago hack activist turned editor has an infallilble perspective on what the poll numbers should be.

    If you can stomach the race baiting rant about Obama's "missing 10 point lead", here's the story.

    Thursday, July 31, 2008

    The Audacity of The Audacity of Hope

    From Merriam-Websters:

    Audicity: 1 a: intrepidly daring : adventurous b: recklessly bold : rash
    2: contemptuous of law, religion, or decorum : insolent
    3: marked by originality and verve

    Who in their right mind would ever consider hope to be audacious? Presumably every person on earth recognizes the right and the natural tendency of others to hope. But Barack Obama propelled himself into the public's eye in part on his book The Audacity of Hope. So I'm left to wonder; Who exactly is Barack talking about when he claims that hope is considered audacious?

    Is he contending that hope within the black community is considered by others to be audacious, or is he claiming that blacks consider their own hope to be audacious? As I haven't read the book perhaps I'm wrong in my hypothesis that the answer is the former.

    Given his political history and his close association with the likes of Reverand Wright, it seems clear that the title gives us some insight into Barack Obama's view of the white community. And that view is an ugly vision of a white man so intent on keeping the black man down that he considers a glimmer of hope to be "audacious". I guess this should come as little surprise given the man from whom the book title was borrowed.

    Sunday, July 13, 2008

    Bad Joke, or Barack's Nightmare

    The Green party announced their presidential candidate today. In a story that leaves me scratching my head about the qualifications of the other two candiates, Cynthia McKinney was nominated from a field of 3.

    So how does a race-baiting, police-slapping, ex-congresswoman get nominated to be a candidate for President of the USA? And will the nation laugh her off, or will she take a bite out of Barack's 90%+ support from the black community?

    Who knows, maybe Cynthia McKinney is just what Jesse Jackson had in mind when he said he'd cut Barack's nuts off.

    Story from CNN here.

    Friday, March 07, 2008

    Suddenly "RobinHood" is Unfair

    For 15 years the state of Texas has followed a "Robin Hood" model of school funding whereby the wealthier districts hand over a portion of their tax receipts to poorer districts. This plan was put in place to achieve the state's mandated policy of equal funding across Texas schools.

    Unfortunately the current plan goes much further than the state goal of funding equality, and results in a system where wealthier and whiter districts (yes, whiter) end up with less funding than poor districts with higher concentration of minority students. The existing plan is a liberal wealth redistributor's dream, a utopian state where suburban elementary schools in districts such as Clear Creek ISD are opened with no playground equipment, no perimeter fencing, and very limited technology resources.

    But this dream has become a nightmare for many in the Houston ISD when it was recently discovered the district would actually have to pay into the state this year, as opposed to receiving Robin Hood funds. In other words, HISD now qualifies as a wealthy district due to recent property value increases combined with a dropping enrollment.

    So how do the wealth redistribution advocates at HISD respond? Do they happily write their check in support of poor districts? Unfortunately, no. Not only is HISD upset that they'll be writing a $3.7 million check this year, they're actually advocating changing the rules! After 15 years of receiving funds from wealthier districts, suddenly the plan doesn't make sense. Now, HISD is advocating that districts benefit from increasing property values in their own district.

    For 15 years, HISD happily cashed their Robin Hood check with no regard for suburban kids, who realized no benefit from increasing property values in their own districts. Now that their beloved funding model results in no receipts from other districts, suddenly the model is deemed broken.

    Tuesday, February 19, 2008

    22 Years of American Self Loathing: Michelle Obama

    Michelle Obama turned 21 in 1985. She recently stated that "for the first time" in her adult life, she was proud of America.

    Apparently she wasn't proud when America kicked Saddam Hussein out of Kuwait.

    Apparently she wasn't proud when America stopped the Balkan genocide in the 90's.

    Apparently she wasn't proud when Americans stood strong after September 11, 2001, nor when we defeated the Taliban.

    I'm left to wonder what the heck happened this past week to finally cause her to actually be proud of her country?

    Story here.

    Monday, February 18, 2008

    Letter To Robert Reich

    Read this "economists" proposal for the future of our nation here.

    You'll notice Reich's primary response to our current economic problems is to increase taxes on the wealthy, and to give the money to the "bottom two thirds" of wage earners. Gee Robert, do you really have to be an economist at Berkeley to come up with the classic liberal solution to every economic problem?

    Interest rates are too high? Tax the Rich!
    Trade deficit too high? Tax the Rich!
    Federal deficit too high? Tax the Rich!

    But Reich breaks new ground with this analysis. The problem is this:

    Middle class and lower middle class families have spent far more than they've been able to afford for 35 years. They've sent mothers to work, they've worked longer hours, and finally they've tapped out all their home equity. All in the name of a Lexus, a bass boat, a bigger house, etc.

    Common sense says: Stop spending so much money and living above your means!

    Robert Reich says: Tax the rich and give it to the economically irresponsible!

    Of course, Reich goes on to give some lip service to improving schools in lower income areas, but that's like giving a starving child an apple seed. Sure it's nice and will produce long term benefits, but we need solutions today. Rewarding economic irresponsibility is not the answer.

    Read Your Bible, Charles

    Charles Barkley has once again exposed himself as a mental midget, this time in front of a larger audience than his typical TBS NBA spots.

    Barkley, attempting to substantiate his desire and qualifications to become governor of Alabama, stated to Wolf Blitzer that conservatives are "fake Christians". Barkley went on to blabber on about how ardently he supports gay marriage and abortion, and that conservatives are "fake Christians" because they judge others and they don't understand the Bible, which says we aren't to judge others.

    Gee Chuck, who's doing the judging now? Furthermore, does the pinhead Barkley actually think Christians should keep their mouths shut about every moral evil and every criminal act? So Barkley wants us to keep silent about incest, rape, prostitution, and murder......because after all, if we state that those things are wrong, we'd be judging others, right Charles?

    I'm thinking Barkley should actually open his Bible once or twice before he opens his big ugly mouth again. The Old Testament clearly states that murder is wrong, and Jesus Christ stated we are to do onto others as we would have them do onto us. So unless Charles thinks abortionists really want to be dismembered, perhaps he's mis-identified the "fake Christians" among us.