Now this is must see TV. If MSM showed this as much as McCain saying he isn't up on economics...life would be better.
If I were McCain, I would run this ad only...Everywhere all the time.
Thursday, October 30, 2008
Friday, October 24, 2008
An open letter to Senator Obama,
Dear Senator Obama,Schmuck.
Sir, we have all heard your comment that when you spread the wealth around, you think that's a good thing. OK, fine, let's look at that a bit shall we?
First and foremost, you sir, made a lot of money in the last couple years writing books among other things. I, sir have no money. Therefore, won't you give me a few Grand out of your own pocket? No... I suppose you won't.
Next, I wonder, if a middle class schmo like Joe the Plumber or Sparker911 the Mechanic have to give up our money to people poorer than we, does that mean you and your Hollywood millionaire pals have to give up your money to us? Somehow, I doubt that too.
What really frosted my cashews is that you, dear comrade, want to decide exactly who Joe the Plumber donates his money to. You cannot trust Joe or I to donate to the "right people".
Posted by Sparker911 at 6:43 AM
Friday, October 10, 2008
I hear Senator Obama repeat the canard that the Presidents Administration failed to properly provide oversight to the financial sector of our economy, thereby making President Bush the culprit for the market collapse.
The party charged with Oversight is congress. Congress, both House and Senate regularly have hearings and subpoena people they don't like, in an attempt to provide oversight. The Presidents role is executive. To execute the law. He can neither compel suspects to a hearing nor can he force their testimony. Congress has these powers. They just fail to use them. Too bad the cigarette executives aren't those who caused our financial mess. Congress would surly have acted then.
In the House Barney Frank heads the committee who is supposed to monitor the economic affairs. In the Senate, Chris Dodd is the Committee Chair.
Senator McCain needs to set this straight. Something like;
Senator Obama errs in his definition of just who has oversight responsibility. His confusion is understandable, considering the Jr. Senator from Illinois has spent hardly any time in the well of the Senate.
Posted by Sparker911 at 6:57 AM
Thursday, October 9, 2008
Although the American Mainstream Press is doing it's very best not to investigate Barack Hussein Obamas past, things keep popping up which are difficult to explain.
For example, Reverend Jeremiah A. Wright Jr. A blatant and obvious America hater and bigot. Obama sat in his pews for 20 years. When the racist and seditious rantings became public, Obama declared I never knew he was a scumbag.
The idiot, anti-white, white boy, Reverend Michael Phelger, who has been Obamas conduit to the insane, racist Louis Farrakhan pops up on the public radar and Obama quickly claims that I never knew he was a scumbag.
Next we find out about Rashid Khalidi. Khalidi is a former spokesman for the terrorist PLO. His group Arab American Action Network, was funded by the Woods Foundation, on whose board of directors, Obama sat. After this association became known, Obama declaired, say it with me now...I never knew he was a scumbag.
Then we have the celebrity terrorist university professor and political mentor of Obama, Bill Ayres. An avowed America hater. A bomber, (but not brave enough to be a suicide bomber) of police stations and federal buildings. When the curtain is lifted on their association, Obama sings the same refrain, I never knew he was a scumbag.
Who is the next scumbag to be outed and find out Obama never knew him, or her.
Add ACORN to the list of Scumbags.
Posted by Sparker911 at 4:55 AM
Friday, October 3, 2008
No matter what you think of Bill O'Reilly, any one who calls out the gas bag Barney Frank as a liar and a coward deserves his own show.
Frank is spitting when he hears the way he is being spoken to, but he has a stroke when Bill calls him a coward.
BTW, is is a chancy thing to wave manhood and cox in Barney boys face.
Posted by Sparker911 at 5:28 AM
Thursday, September 18, 2008
In July when Senator Obama finally made his world tour and managed to stop by Iraq, he made sure to have a visit with Iraqi officials. In this meeting he let them know in no uncertain terms that any withdrawal plans made with the current administration, would not be honored by his imminent rein.
These claims are made by Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zabri according to The Washington Prowler at the American Spectator.
The Obama campaign is in a flurry trying to decide how to deal with this revelation. They have a few serious problems trying to make up plausible excuses.
Some of the problems include;
The three problems, according to campaign sources: The report was true, there were at least three other people in the room with Obama and Zebari to confirm the conversation, and there was concern that there were enough aggressive reporters based in Baghdad with the sources to confirm the conversation that to deny the comments would create a bigger problem.Only to someone like Obama is the truth considered a problem.
For a sitting junior senator and an erstwhile presidential candidate to directly intrude into and attempt to derail international diplomacy is unacceptable.
For a presidential candidate to insist that troop withdrawals be put on hold until after he is inaugurated, so that he can be the one to claim, "I, myself, have personally ended Bush's war ."
That is the wrong kind of change for me.
Posted by Sparker911 at 3:54 AM
Monday, September 15, 2008
Today the stock market dropped over 500 points. While that is a serious drop in value, it is not the crises the Obamassiah proclaims it to be. Our self anointed Savior, with all his vast experience in economics declared that this is the worst economic downturn since the great depression.
Holy crap! Five minutes on the internet would have shown him that it is the worst decline in six years. Remember the aftermath of 9-11? Obama truly does have a pre 9-11 mentality.
Responsible civic leaders should be busy trying to head off a disastrous run on the market. Trying to instill confidence in the greatest system of wealth creation in history.
President Bush is urging confidence, Senator McCain and Governor Palin are promoting confidence, even Donald Trump is on the news urging confidence.
Juxtapose those reactions with Obama and Bidens rantings. Woe unto us...Doom and Gloom...The end of the world...Were all gonna die. No really, what he said is,
"What’s more fundamental than the ability to find a job that pays the bills and can raise a family?” Obama asked, his voice rising. “What’s more fundamental than knowing that your life savings is secure, and that you can retire with dignity? What’s more fundamental than knowing that you’ll have a roof over your head at the end of the day?”But, frankly all I see is fear mongering. A tried and true liberal tool. Remember Clinton lying about the worst economy in like, forever?
Please, if we can return to Adult World...Our economy was super-hot shortly after 9-11 and it continued to grow, red hot untill 2 years ago. Now, what happened two years ago? Oh yeah, the democrat party took over both houses of congress. Pelosi and Reid became Speaker of the House and Senate Majority Leader.
Posted by Sparker911 at 4:53 PM
Sunday, September 14, 2008
Well...I guess that's that. If Lindsay Lohan, the Stephen Hawkings of Hollywood, says Sarah Palins not qualified, then there isn't anything too add.
Seriously, this dimwit has ruined her career and image to a point where she has become Americas biggest joke, and if she thinks her opinion matters one little bit, then she needs yet another stint in rehab.
From her MySpace page.
I really cannot bite my tongue anymore when it comes to Sarah Palin.I couldn't be more supportive of a woman in office, but let's face it, it comes down to the person, and their beliefs, male or female.Is it a sin to be gay? Should it be a sin to be straight? Or to use birth control? Or to have sex before marriage? Or even to have a child out of wedlock?
I find it quite interesting that a woman who now is running to be second in command of the United States, only 4 years ago had aspirations to be a television anchor. Which is probably all she is qualified to be.
Oh, and...Hint Hint Pali Pal- Don't pose for anymore tabloid covers, you're not a celebrity, you're running for office to represent our, your, my COUNTRY!And in the words of Pamela Anderson, "She can suck it"..
I'm a celebrity..Not you. Stay off my tabloids! Nanner nanner nanner.
Posted by Sparker911 at 1:36 PM
The Messiah of the left, Senator Barrack Hussein Obama, stated that he "pushed the wrong button", an incredible six times when trying to explain how he voted in such a way as to offend the radical left-wing of his party. Now, just how difficult is this? Red means 'no', green means 'yes', yellow means 'I can't make up my mind'.
Imagine this scenario:
Newly elected president Obama receives the dreaded 3:00 phone call. The Russians have invaded European neighbors allied with NATO. The rookie president intends to move the US into a higher DEFCON level, but he hits the wrong button again and launches nuclear ICBMs racing toward Russia.The Obama campaign mocks Senator McCain for being a technophobe who doesn't know how to even email, yet the ubertech, Gen-x, Junior Senator from Illinois can't hit the right one of three buttons when leisurely casting a vote in the state Senate. He says he accidentally pushed the wrong button six times!
I sincerely hope he never gets within a country mile of the nuclear button.
Posted by Sparker911 at 9:51 AM
Saturday, September 13, 2008
ABS's own Charlie Gibson comes out of the chute with the first sit down interview of Sarah Palin since her nomination to be vice president.
He steps on his own hoo-ha and is now the worst anchor in network news.
I watched the interview on the west coast after having already read the transcript from the east coast broadcast. I was surprised to find parts edited out. The parts where Charlie lied, or more exactly, where he chopped Gov. Palins quotes up to fit into his gotcha game. Unless, he was amateurish enough to skip his due diligence in fact checking and just took a lefty blogs word for the quote.
In my day, there was an expression for this king of "journalism". The expression was "Yellow Sheet Journalism"
You can see some of the attempted butchery here.
Posted by Sparker911 at 8:22 AM
Friday, September 12, 2008
The new ad from Senator Obama slams Senator McCain for not being able to write e-mail, as if that disqualifies him from leading the country in the 21st century.
From the AP story about the computer illiterate ad:
"Our economy wouldn't survive without the Internet, and cyber-security continues to represent one our most serious national security threats," [Obama spokesman Dan] Pfeiffer said. "It's extraordinary that someone who wants to be our president and our commander in chief doesn't know how to send an e-mail."
Obama will be very lucky if McCain doesn't come out with an ad that says Obama isn't qualified to be Commander-in-Chief because he doesn't have military experience, doesn't know how to fly a fighter jet or withstand a determined enemy. To date Obama's greatest enemy has been his own big mouth.
As a reminder to Obama and his handlers. John McCain has made clear in interviews in the past that the extensive Viet Cong torture made using a keyboard impossible, as well as a comb and tying his shoes. As with these last limitations, his wife, Cindy assists him in his on-line endeavors.
Way to stay classy Barrack.
Posted by Sparker911 at 5:57 PM
Wednesday, September 10, 2008
Senator Obama has been on a crash since his mistake in Germany.
The man has no experience. Zip..Zero...Nada. He brings nothing to the table except the fact that he is, or was, new. He was change. He was not necessarily a positive change, but he could still lay a claim to change.
Then he makes a mistake and chooses Joe (Slow Joe) Biden for a running mate and cripples his message for change. While I'm on the subject of Slow Joe, has anyone heard the word gravitas this year?
The millisecond Gov. Palin was nominated, the mantle of "Change" was transferred to her. Sen. Obama now has nothing, indeed, less than nothing.
I believe his desperation led him to use the smear "You can dress up a pig...". I do not think for a moment that it was an accident. It was disguised as a slam at Sen McCain's campaign, but almost nothing is unscripted at this level of competition. You could see in Sen. Obama's face and in the crowds reaction, that they all knew. They knew
I repeat...Mr. Obama is on a crash. I would love to play poker with him. I'd take all his money in no time.
Posted by Sparker911 at 5:42 PM
Tuesday, September 9, 2008
Oprah Winfrey the Every Woman's Woman, will have as a guest on her show, a talented Jack Russel Terrier named Maggie.
Can't you hear the interview now?
O: Nice doggie. Don't you think Barrack is a goodie-woodie widdle candidate?
O: Aren't you a precious widdle puppie? Isn't Barrack just the cutest iddie-biddie senator running for office? Did widdow Maggie-Waggie notice that Barrockie-Wockie was bwack? Isn't he just cutsie-wootsie? Don't you wish you could vote for him too?
Maybe Sarah Palen should learn to "sit up" or "beg", then Superwoman might decide to interview her.
Posted by Sparker911 at 7:07 AM
Monday, September 8, 2008
Is Oprah a Racist? The question begs to be asked, even if no one will ask her.
Try reversing the roles.
Suppose a conservative woman has a talk show. She has interviewed Senator McCain twice, has openly and publicly campaigned for him.
His opponent selects a black male vice presidential candidate and she refuses to speak with him. Do you suppose this situation would be met with questions of racism? Of course it would.
Oprah herself says she refuses to use her show as a political vehicle and therefore declines to have any candidates on at all. I have no idea how she can maintain this fiction when she has given her couch to Obama once and the Obamas a second time.
Can Oprah's personal support be really separated from an endorsement on a show with the same name?
Given the liberal penchant for the Fairness Doctrine she owes McCain/Palin two visits.
I won't hold my breath.
Posted by Sparker911 at 5:21 AM
Tuesday, August 12, 2008
Friday, August 1, 2008
Soon we can begin to bring our valiant warriors home. They deserve parades and honor from every one of us, and apologies from some of you, and you know who you are.
It is time to focus on the next battlefront-Afghanistan.
Afghanistan was the first field of battle after 9-11, but we switched to Iraq, in what history will call one of the most shrewd military decisions ever. Fighting in Iraq drew the jihadis there in droves where they were promptly escorted to hell by our unbeatable fighting forces.
The key to Afghanistan is not to copy the "surge" model that worked so well in Iraq. Moving the 4th ID with tanks, Strikers and Bradley Fighting vehicles just won't do in the mountains of Afghanistan. Even without an air force the terrorists can command the skies by shooting down from towering mountains. This is a war better suited to marines and special forces, who can draw upon cobras and ospreys. Fine, the marines are there and doing very well, we need to get better co-operation from our NATO allies. Each of our partners has special forces troops they can send in. Some are doing well, Britain and France come quickly to mind. But others, like Germany are failing miserably.
I expect a large performance boost from some of the laggards as soon as General Petraeus takes overall command.
Posted by Sparker911 at 6:32 PM
Watch as Ken Salazer (D)CO shows how much he supports the average working man. Mitch McConnell keeps asking for a vote on outer offshore drilling triggered by certain prices. He starts about $4.50 p /gallon and moves incrementally to $10.00 p /gallon and the democrats still won't budge.
Posted by Sparker911 at 7:33 AM
Friday, July 25, 2008
As I watch the Obama World Tour and Traveling Circus wend it's way around the world I keep hearing Emerson, Lake and Palmers' Classic song, Karn Evil #9. I was fortunate enough to see them perform that song at the California Jam in April 1974. This was the greatest concert ever. The acts were; Rare Earth, Earth, Wind and Fire, Eagles, Seals & Crofts, Black Oak Arkansas, Black Sabbath, Deep Purple and Emerson, Lake and Palmer, but I digress.
The man is one part snake-oil salesman with his "This is our moment. This is our time. This is our chance" spiel. Deciphered as "Your only chance to cure all the ill of the world is to vote me in now. Any delay means you miss your chance forever." Don't look too closely, you might find this is stolen from the U2 frontman, Bono in July 2005 Live 8 Concert.
He is one part con artist. He begins his German speech by saying, I am not a candidate, I'm a citizen of the world, by the way here is an Obama '08 pin. And, I can't go see our wounded troops because this here is a campaign trip.
From the song;
Welcome back my friends to the show that never ends
We're so glad you could attend
Come inside! Come inside!
There behind a glass is a real blade of grass
be careful as you pass.
Move along! Move along!
Come inside, the show's about to start
guaranteed to blow your head apart
Rest assured you'll get your money's worth
The greatest show in Heaven, Hell or Earth.
You've got to see the show, it's a dynamo.
You've got to see the show, it's rock and roll ....
Soon the Gypsy Queen in a glaze of Vaseline
Will perform on guillotine
What a scene! What a scene!
Next upon the stand will you please extend a hand
to Alexander's Ragtime Band
Roll up! Roll up! Roll up!
See the show!
Posted by Sparker911 at 5:41 PM
Thursday, July 17, 2008
I get blocked for calling a grown man a punk and a bully.
But I get this all the time:
From http://the-bozz.stumbleupon.com/- "Here you go, you bastard. It's SHAMEFUL to even being of the same species as you, you ignorant, racist prick. People like you are no better than terrorists themselves, spreading hate and fear against a whole culture just because a small group of extremists hurt your country and CLAIMED they did it in Allah's name."
From http://voodookobra.stumbleupon.com/-"Please have another heaart attach"
From http://anarch.stumbleupon.com/-"until I saw what a morally defunct and politically regressive retard you are.
To be continued.
An idiot reviews me with this;
this is about as white trash an image that one can find without a dale earnhardt logo on it. that tornado of american fury will sure teach those camel jockeys a lesson or two for having land with oil under it!
your blog sucks closeted republican cocks in seedy roadside restrooms is great, in a tiny penis compensation sort of way. i'm impressed with your ability to use a thesaurus!
Just for kicks, I passed this tidbit to SU. Bet he doesn't get banned.
Posted by Sparker911 at 5:06 AM
Wednesday, July 16, 2008
I just got blocked at Stumbleupon.com.
Several stumblers have been blocked for criticizing the former 'Community Affairs Officer' Barry Conway for his heavy handed treatment of conservatives. He frequently shut down conservatives soley for their political views. Nice diversity, eh?
I admit I saw it coming, but my criticism was rather tame compared to some others.
My sin was to post this;
Jul 14, 12:39pm · Edit · Del Well, It appears that our new SU policeman Walter may not be the improvement over the inept Mr-SU that we were hoping for.This is what I wrote back to walterofsu;
He has my brother jparker911, goatboy77 and chocolate-frenzy blocked. It seems they committed the sin of unfavorably reviewing the unfair Mr-SU, Barry.
I fully expect the same treatment. WATCH YOUR BACK!
It seems that my site has been blocked as being hostile.Edit:
Funny that, I get hostile messages and reviews all the time. I am much more temperate than a lot of stumblers.
I have apparently made the unforgivable sin of being slightly critical of Mr-SU.
Well so much for Walter and his San Francisco free speech values.
Why on earth would you block someone with out a message explaining the alleged offence and the method for clearing the supposed breach.
It is really tough to be a conservative in SU. Or is it because I'm white? Maybe because I'm male? Perhaps because I'm straight. No I think you blocked my exercise of free speech because I am a Christian Patriot and a Conservative republican.
Thanks for living up to the San Fran stereotype. Diversity lives...Well wait a minute, no it doesn't. Not here.
Can't say I didn't see it coming.
Turns out they sent a letter to my gmail box, not to my SU box.
In the letter they said the following;
Dear sparker911,I responded with;
We're sending you this note to let you know that we've restricted access to your StumbleUpon account because it recently violated the Terms of Service you agreed to before joining our community.
Specifically, we reserve the right to remove content that we determine in our sole discretion are unlawful, fraudulent, threatening, libelous, defamatory, obscene or otherwise objectionable.
Additionally, all StumbleUpon members agree not to use our service to post content that's offensive or promotes hatred or physical harm of any kind or content that harasses or advocates harassment of another person.
The content in question was a review of this page:
url/blog.stumbleupon.com/ch_ has_left_the_buildingI admit that I am not saddened by the departure of Barry Conway from SU. I think his leaving was greatly delayed.
The man was a bully and a punk during his tenure here and wasted everyone's time by defending Rats instead of removing them.
Good luck Walter, replacing Barry should be a snap.
We'll restore access to your account if you'll remove this review and send us a message to confirm. If you have any questions, please review our Terms of Service and Community Rules:
I grudging accede to your censorship of my SU blog site although, as an American, I find the stifling of free speech objectionable. I have removed the mild rebuke of Barry Conway that you find "hostile".Just in case, I responded to the email with;
I suggest that you discover the joys of using a dictionary.
My rebuke of Mr Conway was just and truthful. None the less you compel me to remove fair and truthful words. One should not be afraid of words. Remember the old saw about sticks and stones. (That is not to be construed as a threat by any means.)
Censorship to conflicting ideas is more hostile than my criticism was.
As I have followed through with your heavy handed demands, I request that you restore my blogging privileges.
Done. I acceded to your somewhat less than courageous censorship demand.
You have compelled me to surrender my right to free speech to protect the sensitive feelings of one or more of your own.
I turn over a new leaf, as evidenced by the following.
You have shown a remarkable degree of courage and tolerance, by convincing me of the errors of my ways. I truly hope that Mr Conway and Walter will, along with all my blogging colleagues, accept my humble apologies.
I did not understand that calling a grown man a punk and a bully would construe a hostile environment. Silly old me. I guess many people here and elsewhere were hostile to me and I never knew.
Thanks for enlightening me. I am a better man for it.
Posted by Sparker911 at 9:32 PM
On the left we have Charles "Chuckie" Schumer the senior democrat senator from New York.
He releases a bellyaching letter wherein he exposes his tantrum about "Big Banking" and causes the collapse of the nations fifth largest bank, IndeMac. Thanks Chuckie, I have money in there.
Democrats seem to hate any 'Big' industry, unless they can milk it for all it's worth. Then when the FED berates him for his stupidity he grabs a microphone and blames everyone but himself.
On the right, we have President Bush. According to any lefty, he is the dumbest cluck to ever hit the big city, even though he continually trounces the democrat party. Our president became tired of the obstruction and lack of leadership coming for the House and Senate and unilaterally removed the presidential order blocking offshore oil drilling from the Continental Shelf. democrats cried, "foul" and the price of a barrel of oil dropped $9.00 immediately.
Hmmm. Democrats repeat the canard in unison, "We can't drill our way out" of the gas price crises. Yet, the simple act of threatening to do so lowered the cost of oil.
Follow this theory toward the conclusion and we can speculate on the following.
1. A threat to drill lowers the price, therefore;
2. A plan to drill should lower the price by a greater margin
3. A nationwide goal similar to President Kennedy's space initiative should cut the price way down. Everyone knows that if Americans want to do something, it gets done. If we want it sooner rather than later it gets done in a shorter time span than anyone thought possible.
Posted by Sparker911 at 11:24 AM
I am frequently asked, "How do you think history will treat George W. Bush"? My answer has evolved slightly over the course of his presidency.
My first impression was that he would be just another liberal republican and hardly warrant a blip on the radar of history. Then came September 11, 2001. President George W. Bush rose to the occasion magnificently. In less than four weeks he attacked the Taliban in Afghanistan. That government, for lack of a better word was toppled in fairly short order, although insurgent fighting continues six years later.
The next country to run afoul of Mr. Bush's righteous ire was Iraq. In my opinion, he acquiesced to the democrat, I'm-afraid-of-war, party and delayed the invasion for too long, more than a year. The invasion of Iraq, once begun was very successful, especially when measured against other like size invasions. Invasions of this type historically cost tens of thousands of soldiers lives. The invasion and toppling of the Saddam Hussein dictatorship took less than two months, a remarkable feat by any objective standard, considering Iraq possessed the fifth largest army in the world.
While the fighting since then has not been mistake free or a cake walk, it has been very successful. In six years we have lost less than six thousand soldiers and marines to combat violence. We have had a very small number of prisoners taken, thank God, since we all know what happens to captives of those animals.
The combat related death rate in Iraq is 3.92 deaths per 1,000 person-years. Compare that to the civilian US rate of 8.42 per 1,000 in 2003 and you will see that living in the USA is twice as deadly as fighting in Iraq. Not because Iraq is not dangerous, but because our troops are that good and that careful.
Add to this Mr. Bush's ability to squelch his ego sufficiently that he can listen to and learn from the military experts on the ground. He appointed General Patraeus leader of the effort, agreed to the 'surge' concept which has undeniably lead us to the point of victory.
My last evolution in Mr. Bush's historical placement is due to Senator Obamas likely assention to the office of President of the United States in January 2009. From everything I can see, hear and read about Mr. Obama's plans for the prosecution of the war on terror, such as they are, I perceive that he has no stomach for said war. That indeed, he intends to quit as repidly as he can with out appearing too cowardly. Of course such a pullout will embolden what remains of al Qaeda and Iran, and will likely spell the doom for Iraq's fledgling democracy.
In the aftermath of September 11, 2001 not one of us thought we could go seven years without another attack but President Bush has seen us through safely. If Mr. Obama surrenders the war on terror to the enemy and we get hit again during his term he will get a double whammy of criticism, and rightly so.
History will compare George Bush on his own merits, which should stand him in good stead, but he has the added advantage of being followed by what will no doubt be a dismal failure, Barrack Hussain Obama.
Added together, this is a recipe for Mr. Bush ranking rather high on the list for successful American Presidents.
Posted by Sparker911 at 8:03 AM
Sunday, July 13, 2008
America is the Land of the Free and the Home of the Brave. We remain free because of the brave.
Thank you, thank you very much.
From the Marine Corp Times:
CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. — Few of these men had ever seen real shoot-and-kill combat.
But before they could search a suspicious vehicle and its occupants one summer morning in Iraq’s open western desert last year, the members of a quick-reaction platoon from 1st Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion were facing down gunfire from several insurgents. In seconds, enemy rounds knocked down the platoon sergeant and fatally wounded one Marine, hit while running to another’s aid in the ensuing seven or eight minutes of gun-blazing combat on Aug. 2.
Valles doesn’t consider himself more special than any other Marine there that day.
“I did my job,” he said. “If I would have gone down, they would have done the same thing I did. They’re not going to leave me behind. This medal isn’t for myself. It’s definitely not for me. It’s to represent the Marines that were there that day and the one that is not here.
“I’m just wearing it, but really it’s them,” he added. “It’s totally them.”
Posted by Sparker911 at 12:07 PM
This little item was posted by lonewacko
Back on July 2, Barack Obama read his "public service" address, and it contained this line that hasn't received much notice:
"We cannot continue to rely only on our military in order to achieve the national security objectives we've set... We've got to have a civilian national security force that's just as powerful, just as strong, just as well funded."
What the Sam Hill? There's nothing at his Service page (barackobama.com/issues/service) discussing anything near such a program. He wants to increase the size of Americorps, create a "Homeland Security Corps", create other specialized groups, and give more power and equipment to the Reserves and Guard. But, considering that the U.S. military budget is nearly half a trillion dollars and they've got bunker busters and nuclear submarines and things like that, one might expect some sort of inkling of a plan.
And, of course, there's the creepy nature of his proposal, but nothing new there.
You asked for change...Is this what you expected comrade? Did you want to be drafted into the Citizens Patrol? Change indeed. Watch what you ask for...You might just get it.
Posted by Sparker911 at 11:57 AM