Thursday, August 30, 2012

We Can Do It!

***Paul Ryan was awesome last night.

“And I’m going to level with you: We don’t have that much time,” Ryan said, as the activists nodded. “But if we are serious, and smart, and we lead, we can do this.”
“So here we are, $16 trillion in debt and still [Obama] does nothing,” Ryan said. “They have no answer to this simple reality: We need to stop spending money we don’t have.”
 “Obamacare comes to more than 2,000 pages of rules, mandates, taxes, fees, and fines that have no place in a free country,” Ryan said. “The president has declared that the debate over government-controlled health care is over. That will come as news to the millions of Americans who will elect Mitt Romney so we can repeal Obamacare.”
  “You are entitled to the clearest possible choice because the time for choosing is drawing near,” Ryan said near the end, his voice rising. “We will not try to replace our founding principles, we will reapply our founding principles. The work ahead will be hard. These times demand the best of us, all of us, but we can do this.”

More here.

***Navy SEAL talks to 60 minutes about his book detailing the bin Laden killing, "No Easy Day." I'm certainly going to Amazon.com to reserve my copy.

***Seniors suffer under Obama - where's the outcry?
I can answer that - buried in the editor's office. The lapdog Obamamedia is not going to tell the truth about his policies. Period.

***More government school idiocy. Deaf boy asked to change the way he signs his name because it looks like a finger pistol. They say it violates their "weapons in school" policy. I kid you not. Have you ever heard anything more ridiculous?

The parents of a 3-year-old deaf boy from Nebraska say his preschool told them he must change the way he signs his name because it looks like a finger-pistol, but the school says the family has their signals crossed.
The family of pre-schooler Hunter Spanjer said officials at the Grand Island Public Schools told them the manner in which the boy signs his name is a violation of its “weapons in school” policy. The claim they were told Hunter had to modify the way he signs his moniker to comply with the school's zero tolerance code against weapons in school.
“Anybody that I have talked to thinks this is absolutely ridiculous,” Hunter’s grandmother, Janet Logue, told KGIN. “This is not threatening in any way.”
Brian Spanjer, the boy’s father, said the sign is a registered symbol with the Signing Exact English system. The encouragement and support his family has received since reports of the controversy have surfaced has been “amazing,” he said.

Unbelievable.


Poor Mickey Kaus. He's the liberal intellectual (not an oxymoron -- he's the last known living "liberal intellectual") lefties on TV are usually stealing from, but now that this welfare reform maven has concluded that Romney's welfare ad is basically correct, liberals refuse to acknowledge his existence.

The non-Fox media have formed a solid front in denouncing Romney's welfare ad for daring to point out that Obama has gutted the work requirements of the 1996 welfare reform bill.

The New York Times claims that Romney's ad "falsely" charges Obama with eliminating work requirements. CNN rates the ad "false." Underemployed hack Howard Fineman says Romney's ad "is just flat out wrong on the facts" and "that every fair analyst, every fact checker" has said it's "just factually wrong."

When a campaign ad induces this much hysteria, you know Romney has struck gold. On closer examination, it turns out that by "every fair analyst," Fineman means a bunch of liberals quoting one another.

Tell the truth about Obama, and you're either lying or a racist to these people.

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***Fun fact: Did you know that the late Jerry Orbach of "Law and Order" fame was the singing and speaking voice of Lumiere on "Beauty and the Beast?"

***Roger Clemens, 50, to pitch again. Wow.

***From A Gift of Inspiration:

Hold on tightly

Hold on to faith; it is the source of believing that all things are possible. It is fibre and strength of a confident soul.
Hold on to hope; it banishes doubt and enables attitudes to be positive and cheerful.
Hold on to trust; it is at the core of fruitful relationships that are secure and content.
Hold on to love; it is life's greatest gift of all, for it shares, cares, and gives meaning to life.
Hold on to all that you are and all that you have learned, for these things are what make you unique. Don't ignore what you feel and what you believe is right and important; your heart has a way of speaking louder than your mind.
Hold on to your dreams; achieve them diligently and honestly. Do not surrender to deceit. Remember others on your way and take time to care for their needs.
Enjoy the beauty around you. Have the courage to see things differently and clearly. Make the world a better place one day at a time, and don't let go of the important things that give meaning to your life.
Author Unknown

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***Every house where love abides
And friendship is a guest,
Is surely home, and home sweet home
For there the heart can rest.
~Henry Van Dyke


***Have a great day!
 

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