George A. Sprecace M.D.,
J.D., F.A.C.P. and Allergy Associates of New
RESPONSE (Archives)...Daily Commentary on News of the Day
This is a new section. It will
quick reactions by myself to news and events of the day, day by day, in
this rapid-fire world of ours. Of course, as in military
a rapid response in one direction may occasionally have to be followed
by a "strategic withdrawal" in another direction. Charge that to
"the fog of war", and to the necessary flexibility any mental or
campaign must maintain to be effective. But the mission will
be the same: common sense, based upon facts and "real politick",
by a visceral sense of Justice and a commitment to be pro-active.
That's all I promise.
to return to the current Rapid Response list
SUNDAY, September 30, 2012
ANOTHER EDITION OF "AROUND THE WORLD IN 80
America. "Still the Best Hope", the title of the recent book by Dennis
Prager. A very good read -
for those who can read. For those who can't read, or who can't be
bothered keeping up with events, let's hope that don't vote.
- Pakistan. Reduce our
foreign aid...and improve our connection with India...until they get
- Afghanistan. Only our
self-interest, if any, should guide our continued effective presence
there. Our current status there is a disgrace, based upon
- Iran. You know that they
will get the Bomb, one way or the other, given their supporters.
Do you prefer them as a rogue nation with the Bomb or as a member of
the "community of nations" with the Bomb? That's the real
choice...for Israel and for the world.
- Syria. Help the rebels
overthrow this ruthless government. Then sit back and wait for
the brick-bats to fly our way - as usual - until the Muslim World
finds its soul.
- Islam vs. fundamentalist Islam
pretenders. Only moderate Muslims can solve that problem, for
themselves and for the world. Meanwhile, I hope that someone is
preparing contingency plans for the alternative.
- Europe. Still trying to
have their cake and eat it too. With this mind-set, they have not
hit bottom yet. Remember the Weimar Repubic? And the sequel?
- Russia. No change
there. A nation in transition, but which doesn't know it.
- China. Inscrutable. but
she can be dealt with, at arms' length of course.
SATURDAY, September 29, 2012
FRIDAY, September 28, 2012
REGARDING THE COMING ELECTION.
I have already noted that the country is so
divided at this
time that we need to have a clear winner in the Presidential race to
Now comes another threat: the integrity of the
process. Voting has already begun in some States; and an estimated 30%+
votes will have been cast before Election Day. That is Insanity;
amplifies the ignorance of so many voters in the recent
Also worrisome is the resistance to voter identification - or should I
manipulation of the process of fair elections. If the result of
Presidential election is cast in doubt, this Ship of State will be "in
irons" for four years - and we will not be able to restore American
the stakes are even higher than regarding
who wins. I hope enough people realize that.
THURSDAY, September 27, 2012
hear what you say, but remember what you do.
best one!! No joke!
<>We need to show more sympathy for
<>They don't get paid enough
<>They do jobs that others
do or are afraid to do.
<>They live in crowded
conditions among a
people who speak a different language.
<>They rarely see their
and they face adversity
all day ~ every day.
I'm not talking about illegal Mexicans
about our troops!
<>Doesn't it seem strange
many are willing to
lavish all kinds
<>of social benefits on illegals, but don't support our troops?
<>Wouldn't it be great if we took
spend on illegals
and spend it on our troops!!!
WEDNESDAY, September 26, 2012
"LET THEM EAT CAKE".
Thus sayeth the Editorial Page
Editor of The
Day, also of French extraction, to the unruly peasants of New London,
See "'Don't Care' Wins NL Budget Referendum",
by Paul Choiniere in The Day Sunday, Sept. 23, 2012. How
dare they?? In
opinion, he is reportedly totally in agreement with King Daryl
So, that settles that!
This offering, and many others from the
Staff of this otherwise very good newspaper, is in
accord with the
recent observations of Dorothy Rabinowitz (member of the WSJ editorial
staff). See "The Fourth Estate, Still Thrilling
The Spirit Of '08."
(WSJ Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012, Opinion, pA17.
George Sprecace, M.D., J.D., Sept. 25, 2012
TUESDAY, September 25, 2012
More evidence tht the "Fourth
is being run by Goebbels wannabes. See the article in the
Tuesday, Sept 18, by Dorothy Rabinovitz )Opinion, A17).
ESPN failed to show you Monday night
Question - Who were the advertisers?
who attended the game said it was extremely emotional to see the entire
the stadium turn red, white and blue. It took 90 workers two
weeks to get
all of the colored pages mounted under each seat. Each piece of
board had eye slits in them so the fans could hold up the colored sheet
watch the game through the eye slits.
This is what ESPN failed to show you Monday night,
Apparently, they thought their commercials were more important than
this scene for about 5 seconds.
MONDAY, September 24, 2012
LEE IS BACK!
Well, well, well,
A voice from the past!
Who is going to listen?
Do we have to wait until November?
It may be too late by then!
Just as true today as it was when his book first came out.
He was, and still is, a brilliant businessman!
Often we need to be reminded of Iacocca's words.
Remember Lee Iacocca, the man who rescued Chrysler Corporation from its
death throes? He's now 82 years old and has a new book, 'Where Have All
The Leaders Gone?'.
Lee Iacocca says:
Am I the only guy in this country who's fed up with what's happening?
Where the hell is our outrage with this so-called president? We should
be screaming bloody murder! We've got a gang of tax cheating clueless
leftists trying to steer our ship of state right over a cliff, we've
got corporate gangsters stealing us blind, and we can't even run a
ridiculous cash-for-clunkers program without losing $26 billion of the
taxpayers' money, much less build a hybrid car. But instead of getting
mad, everyone sits around and nods their heads when the politicians
say, 'Trust me, the economy is getting better.. ' Better'? You've got
to be kidding. This is America, not the damned Titanic. I'll give you a
sound bite: 'Throw all the Democrats out, along with O a!'
You might think I'm getting senile, that I've gone off my rocker, and
maybe I have. But someone has to speak up. I hardly recognize this
The most famous business leaders are not the innovators but the guys in
handcuffs. While we're fiddling in Afghanistan, Iran is completing
their nuclear bombs and missiles and nobody seems to know what to do.
And the liberal press is waving pom-poms instead of asking hard
questions. That's not the promise of the 'America' my parents and yours
traveled across the ocean for. I've had enough. How about you?
I'll go a step further. You can't call yourself a patriot if you're not
outraged. This is a fight I'm ready and willing to have. The Biggest
'C' is Crisis! (Iacocca elaborates on nine C's of leadership, with
crisis being the first.)
Leaders are made, not born. Leadership is forged in times of crisis.
It's easy to sit there with your thumb up your butt and talk theory. Or
to send someone else's kids off to war when you've never seen a
battlefield yourself. It's another thing to lead when your world comes
On September 11, 2001, we needed a strong leader more than any other
time in our history. We needed a steady hand to guide us out of the
ashes.. a hell of a mess. So here's where we stand.
We're immersed in a bloody war now with no plan for winning and no plan
for leaving... but our soldiers are dying daily.
We're running the biggest deficit in the history of the world, and it's
getting worse every day!
We've lost the manufacturing edge to Asia, while our once-great
companies are getting slaughtered by health care costs.
Gas prices are going to skyrocket again, and nobody in power has a
lucid plan to open drilling to solve the problem. This country has the
largest oil reserves in the WORLD, and we cannot drill for it because
the politicians have been bought by the flea-hugging environmentalists.
Our schools are in a complete disaster because of the teachers' union.
Our borders are like sieves and they want to give all illegals amnesty
and free healthcare.
The middle class is being squeezed to death every day.
These are times that cry out for leadership.
But when you look around, you've got to ask: 'Where have all the
leaders gone?' Where are the curious, creative communicators? Where are
the people of character, courage, conviction, and common sense? I may
be a sucker for alliteration, but I think you get the point.
Name me a leader who has a better idea for homeland security than
making us take off our shoes in airports and throw away our shampoo?
We've spent billions of dollars building a huge new bureaucracy, and
all we know how to do is react to things that have already happened.
Everyone's hunkering down, fingers crossed, hoping the government will
make it better for them. Now, that's just crazy. Deal with life.
Name me an industry leader who is thinking creatively about how we can
restore our competitive edge in manufacturing. Who would have believed
that there could ever be a time when 'The Big Three' referred to
Japanese car companies? How did this happen, and more importantly, look
what Obama did about it!
Name me a government leader who can articulate a plan for paying down
the debt, or solving the energy crisis, or managing the health care
problem. The silence is deafening. But these are the crises that are
eating away at our country and milking the middle class dry.
I have news for the Chicago gangsters in Congress. We didn't elect you
to turn this country into a losing European Socialist state. What is
everybody so afraid of? That some bonehead on NBC or CNN news will call
them a name? Give me a break. Why don't you guys show some spine for a
Had enough? Hey, I'm not trying to be the voice of gloom and doom here.
I'm trying to light a fire. I'm speaking out because I have hope -- I
believe in America. In my lifetime, I've had the privilege of living
through some of America 's greatest moments. I've also experienced some
of our worst crises: The Great Depression, World War II, the Korean
War, the Kennedy Assassination, the Vietnam War, the 1970's oil crisis,
and the struggles of recent years since 9/11.
Make your own contribution by sending this to everyone you know and
care about. It's our country, folks, and it's our future at stake!
SUNDAY, September 23, 2012
SEE IF YOU CAN FIND ANY GOOD NEWS
HERE. IF YOU
WE NEED A
In the area of health Care
projections dating back to the 1970's unfortunately are all too
One of the most recent has to do with the massive push by the Federals
require electronic health records by all and for all, on pain of
penalties for physicians and hospitals for non-compliance. This,
the failure so far of the software writers to understand or care about
actual needs of health care providers and their patients in the
Please see the article in WSJ Tuesday, Sept. 18, pA17: "A Major Glitch For Digitized Health-Care Records", by Stepheh Soumeral and Ross Koppel.
The changes being pushed by
these misguided initiatives and by the Accountable Care Act are
result in LOWER QUALITY, HIGHER COSTS AND REDUCED ACCESS.
will continue so long as our cowardly leaders continue to manipulate
numerator of this equasion (delivery) and to totally ignore the
denominator (excess utilization, based largely on toxic public
choices that represent 50%of all health care expenditures).
- Once again, Teachers' Unions have shown
their true colors. Spare us the hypocracy about being "all about
the kids". It's all about job security at all costs, always
guaranteeing seniority and mediocrity. And that's where all
unions and their politician toadies have gone astray. The
National Labor Relations Act guarantees the right to bargain for salary
and conditions of employment. It provides neither legal
right nor guarantee regarding job security...which is and should
be a management prerogative. The Teachers' Unions remain the
greatest impediment to reform of our failed Public Education
- I have already addressed the Middle East
cauldron and this Administration's surrender there...and actually a
rout in Afghanistan. Please see the recent article on the subject
by Charles Krauthammer.
SATURDAY, September 22, 2012
FRIDAY, September 21, 2012
you've read to the end, come back and read this first paragraph
Coil of Rage
character of any man is defined by how he treats his mother as the
pass .... need I say more about this person below other than there is
character, no integrity but there is a ton of attitude and arrogance
defines his shallow past and hollow future..... I rest my case..
bought and read Obama's book, Audacity of Hope. It was difficult to
considering his attitude toward us and everything American. Let me add
he used to describe his attitude toward whites. He harbors a "COIL OF
RAGE". His words, not mine.
IS OUR PRESIDENT -- HE'S RUNNING AGAIN, YOU KNOW! Is anyone out
of voting age should read these two books by him: Don't buy them, just
get them from the library.
Dreams From My Father:
ceased to advertise my mother's race at the age of 12 or 13, when I
began to suspect that by doing so I was ingratiating myself to
Dreams From My Father :
found a solace in nursing a pervasive sense of grievance and animosity
against my mother's race."
Dreams From My Father:
was something about her that made me wary, a little too sure of
herself, maybe and white."
Dreams From My Father:
remained necessary to prove which side you were on, to show your
loyalty to the black masses, to strike out and name names."
Dreams From My Father:
never emulate white men and brown men whose fates didn't speak to my
own. It was into my father's image, the Blackman, son of Africa ,
I'd packed all the attributes I sought in myself: the attributes of
Malcolm, Dubois and Mandela."
FINALLY .............. and most scary:
Audacity of Hope:
will stand with the Muslims should the political winds shift in an ugly
you have never forwarded an e-mail, now is the time to do so!!!
have someone with this mentality running our GREAT nation! Keep
on him and don't blink.
don't care whether you are a Democrat, a Republican, a Conservative or
liberal, be aware of the attitude and character of this sitting
TUESDAY through THURSDAY, September 18 through 20, 2012
Krauthammer, Published: September 20The Washington Post
> In the week following 9/11/12 something big happened: the collapse
Cairo Doctrine, the centerpiece of President Obama’s foreign policy. It
reset the very course of post-9/11 America, creating, after the
brutal depredations of the Bush years, a profound rapprochement with
> Never lacking ambition or self-regard, Obama promised in Cairo,
2009, “a new beginning” offering Muslims “mutual respect,” unsubtly
previous disrespect. Curious, as over the previous 20 years, America
times committed its military forces on behalf of oppressed Muslims,
for reasons of pure humanitarianism (Somalia, Bosnia, Kosovo), where no
interests were at stake.
> But no matter. Obama had come to remonstrate and restrain the
that, by his telling, had lost its way after 9/11, creating Guantanamo,
practicing torture, imposing its will with arrogance and presumption.
> First, he would cleanse by confession. Then he would heal. Why,
unique sensitivities of his background — “my sister is
proudly told an interviewer in 2007, amplifying on his exquisite
of Islam — his very election would revolutionize relations.
> And his policies of accommodation and concession would consolidate
gains: an outstretched hand to Iran’s mullahs, a first-time
admission of the U.S. role in a 1953 coup, a studied and stunning
from the Green Revolution; withdrawal from Iraq with no residual
influence; a fixed timetable for leaving Afghanistan; returning our
to Damascus (with kind words for Bashar al-Assad — “a reformer,”
secretary of state); deliberately creating distance between the United
> These measures would raise our standing in the region, restore
and respect for the United States and elicit new cooperation from
> It’s now three years since the Cairo speech. Look around. The
world is convulsed with an explosion of anti-Americanism. From Tunisia
Lebanon, American schools, businesses and diplomatic facilities set
U.S. ambassador and three others murdered in Benghazi. The black flag
Salafism, of which al-Qaeda is a prominent element, raised over our
in Tunisia, Egypt, Yemen and Sudan.
> The administration, staggered and confused, blames it all on a
trailer for a film no one has seen and may not even exist.
> What else can it say? Admit that its doctrinal premises were
naive and its policies deeply corrosive to American influence?
> Religious provocations are endless. (Ask Salman Rushdie.)
the five-century decline of the Islamic world is a constant. What’s new
crucial variable — is the unmistakable sound of a superpower in
since Henry Kissinger flipped Egypt from the Soviet to the American
camp in the
early 1970s, the United States had dominated the region. No longer.
> “It’s time,” declared Obama to wild applause of his convention,
some nation-building right here at home.” He’d already announced a
pivot from the Middle East to the Pacific. Made possible because “the
war is receding.”
> Nonsense. From the massacres in Nigeria to the charnel house that
Syria, violence has, if anything, increased. What is receding is
> It’s as axiomatic in statecraft as in physics: Nature abhors a
Islamists rush in to fill the space and declare their ascendancy.
friends are bereft, confused, paralyzed.
> Islamists rise across North Africa from Mali to Egypt. Iran
defies U.S. demands on nuclear enrichment, then, as a measure of its
for what America thinks, openly admits that its Revolutionary Guards
deployed in Syria. Russia, after arming Assad, warns America to stay
the secretary of state delivers vapid lectures about Assad “meeting”
international “obligations.” The Gulf states beg America to act on
strains mightily to restrain . . . Israel.
> Sovereign U.S. territory is breached and U.S. interests are
what is the official response? One administration denunciation after
of a movie trailer! A request to Google to “review” the trailer’s
YouTube. And a sheriff’s deputies’ midnight “voluntary interview” with
suspected filmmaker. This in the land of the First Amendment.
> What else can Obama do? At their convention, Democrats endlessly
congratulated themselves on their one foreign policy success: killing
Laden. A week later, the Salafist flag flies over four American
as the mob chants, “Obama, Obama, there are still a billion Osamas.”
> A foreign policy in epic collapse. And, by the way, Vladimir Putin
expelled the U.S. Agency for International Development from Russia.
thank you from another recipient of another grand Obama “reset.”
MONDAY, September 17, 2012
FOREIGN POLICY: OBAMA'S "STRONG SUIT"??
This laughable assertion is a clear sign of how
Rupublican challenge for the Presidency is in disarray. America
neither liked nor respected nor feared, by "friends" and foes
alike...all the direct result of the Obama policy of "Speak Softly and
Turn The Other Cheek". Three most recent examples include the
of the "Arab Spring", our handling of the Iran threat and the related
fight with Israel - with whom we are joined at the hip. Now comes
continuing insult of Afghanistan, where Obama's policies have resulted
continuing loss of men and materiel - not through battle but through
by those to whom we continue to give massive aid. This is
And yet, Mitt Romney and the "Republicans",
whoever they are, sit there with their thumb in their mouth.
THIS, FOLKS: I FOR ONE PREFER A CLEAR AND DEFINED OPPONENT - LIKE OBAMA
COMPANY - TO A VACUOM OF LEADERSHIP, IF THAT IS THE ONLY CHOICE THE
"REPUBLICANS" CAN OFFER.
UP, YOU DUMMIES!
SUNDAY, September 16, 2012
"JUST THE FACTS, MA'AM. JUST THE
that's also why: Civil Unions, YES.
Gay and Lesbian "marriage", NO.
The world seen from Rome
and Child Poverty
of Cultural Norms Regarding Marriage, Childbirth 'Has Been a Disaster'
Father John Flynn, LC
SEPT. 14, 2012 (Zenit.org).- The economic problems caused by single
parenthood were the topic of a report published last week by Heritage
Foundation, a think tank based in Washington D.C..
“Marriage: America’s Greatest Weapon Against Child Poverty,” author
Rector noted that the problem of child poverty is a matter of concern
nation. Yet, in spite of government programs, it remains unsolved. One
main reasons for this is the disappearance of fathers from homes,
remains America’s strongest anti-poverty weapon, yet it continues to
decline,” he observed.
cited data from the U.S. Census that shows the poverty rate for single
parents with children in the United States in 2009 was 37.1%. This
only 6.8% for married couples with children.
of the difference, he admitted, is due to the lower level of education
among single parents. Nevertheless, when comparing singles and married
with the same level of education, the married poverty rate is still
lower. “In fact, being married has the same effect in reducing poverty
adding five to six years to a parent’s level of education has,” he
he continued, marriage has been on the decline for decades. When
President Lyndon Johnson declared his famous “War on Poverty” in 1964,
births in the United States were to married parents. By 2010 only 59%
births in the nation occurred to married couples.
is not mainly a problem of teens having children. In 2008 only 7.7% of
births outside marriage were to girls under the age of 18. The
three-quarters, of single moms were aged between 19 and 29.
decline in marriage and growth in out-of-wedlock births is not a
issue; it is the result of a breakdown in relationships between young
and women,” Rector explained.
of the total of 1.72 million children born outside of marriage in 2008
nearly two-thirds were to women who had dropped out of high school. For
who had completed high school only half of their births were outside
With a college degree only 8% of women had children as single mothers.
U.S. is steadily separating into a two-caste system with marriage and
education as the dividing line,” Rector observed.
families, he went on to explain, make up the overwhelming
majority of all poor families with children in the U.S.. In fact, 71%
families with children are headed by single parents. Among married
of all non-poor families with children are headed by married couples.
poor families with children is a big cost to government, Rector
pointed out. There are dozens of means-tested welfare programs
providing a wide
range of services. In the 2011 fiscal year the combined cost for the
and state governments for these programs was over $450 billion. Around
of this total was spent on single-parent families. On average, he
means-tested welfare costs for single parents with children is around
per household per year.
is not the only factor related to the incidence of single parenthood.
Rector explained that in 2008 the birth rate of single parenthood was
the overall population. Nevertheless, it was only 28.6% among white
non-Hispanic women. For Hispanics it was 52.5%, and among blacks, it
to the fact that non-Hispanic whites are a larger numerical group in
overall population, they accounted for the greatest number of births
marriage, at 38% of the total. In second place were Hispanic women,
and black non-Hispanic women accounted for 26% of the total.
cited other studies relating to marriage after parenthood. If single
mothers marry the biological fathers of their children after their
five years after the birth only 18% remain poor. If the mothers remain
however, 56% will still be poor.
even after a birth outside marriage, a subsequent marriage can be
very effective in reducing child poverty. Rector also noted that the
effects of marriage are not only economic. “Children raised by married
have substantially better life outcomes compared to similar children
single-parent homes,” he explained.
to the causes of single parenthood, Rector commented that the popular
view is that it is mostly due to a lack of knowledge or access to birth
control. By contrast, he cited research that shows, generally, single
parenthood is not the result of “accidental” pregnancies.
overwhelming majority of lower-income women who have children out of
wedlock strongly desire to have children,” he said. “In fact, having
is generally perceived as the most important and fulfilling thing in
lives, giving their lives purpose and meaning.”
happens is that many of these women hope that marriage will follow
childbirth, instead of first marrying then having children.
collapse of cultural norms regarding marriage and having children has
a disaster, Rector argued. The results of this have led to tragedy for
involved. How to reverse this situation is a great challenge for
TUESDAY through SATURDAY, September 11 through 15, 2012
CRAZIES COME IN ALL SHAPES AND STYLES.
The person or persons, whether fundamentalist
Jews or Muslims, who are partly responsible for the current world-wide
on America, display a deep ignorance for the issues involved regarding
Muslim world. Our only hope to avoid World War 3 / the next
Crusade is to
embolden and enable moderate Muslims to attack the fundamentalist
their midst. Those "fundamentalist Muslims" are not at all
followers of the tenets of Muhammed or of their other prophets; Jesus
Abraham. They are rather standard issue despots who wish to
Muslims as well as "non-believers", Americans or otherwise.
This is a critical distinction that must be articulated by Muslims and
non-Muslims alike, rather than by hiding behind the paralyzing
correct approach of failing to talk about this.
It must begin with official Washington foreign
policy - and
it must begin now - taking the place of a feckless policy that has
America being neither liked or respected or feared. And such a
shift would not involve drones or boots on the ground or another
sailing of the
"Great White Fleet" of the late 1800's. It could be done by
punishing financially all of those many parties, allies, "non-allies"
and enemies who continue to receive American financial support
their actions contrary to American self-interest. They would
the message. If not, then we would implement our basic right of
pre-emptive self-defense by whatever means necessary.
then there is Israel - or, more correctly
the fundamentalist minority of Jewish citizens who continue to demand
"promised land" of the Bible but who now expect Americans to replace
God in parting the seas in their behalf. As I have noted on many
occasions: "HE WHO SEEKS EQUITY MUST DO EQUITY".
SUNDAY and MONDAY, September 9 and
saw it. This
is not hyperbole.
CBS Scot Paulsen on "2016: The
The Right Politics
This past week, “2016: The
Movie” about President Barack Obama
opened in the Chicago area, and I chose to get more of an education
by seeing the movie. After the inundation of canned hype for the movie
conservative talk shows across the Chicago radio dial that sounded more
commercials than honest endorsements of the movie, I was skeptical of
was going to see.
While some talk show hosts
sounded like they were genuinely
impressed with the documentary and honestly endorsing the film, there
those who were obviously reading a commercial script which was not
across as sincere to the regular listener – at least not to this
often-skeptical listener. Perhaps, in future promotions of the film, it
be wise to have pre-recorded commercials done by the professional
commercial-makers rather than having the likes of Mark Levin and Sean
doing script after script to promote the movie. After all, the
stupid and resent any attempt at being conned. After many reads by the
show hosts, the readings of the commercial script were no more
than another Life-Lock commercial read – another commercial that ought
Yet, I’m glad I saw the
hyped-film because it was more informative
than I had thought it would be and included less propaganda than I had
predicted. If anything, it was nearly too informative as there was an
amount of information condensed into the nearly one-hour-and-a-half
documentary. Fact after fact is put forth which shows that President
definitely has many skeletons in the closet that have not been released
to the nation’s trust in him with the Oval Office.
To watch this movie and realize
– or simply be reminded of – all
that is unknown about President Obama is of concern. Much of the
has been ignored by the American media totally. When appropriately
to what is still unknown about Obama to date, one has to ask: How can
logical-thinking person give a damn about Romney’s taxes while not
questions regarding our current President’s past? The man influences
globe, but liberal Americans want to know how much Mitt Romney paid in
the past rather than learn about the man who they have entrusted with
The movie undeniably links
Obama to persons of suspicious-interest
due to their past actions and statements, such as former radical
Chicago educator Bill Ayers. While the media and blinded-liberals cast
facts aside, the movie does not. No, this portion of the movie is not
propaganda – it is the display of factual information about
between people that cannot be denied. Yet, the “left” does deny the
are right in front of them.
Quite disturbing is the talk of
the United States economy in the
film. The current national debt which has increased two-fold during
presidency and the horrendous economy is suggested to be part of the
strip the nation of democracy – reasonable cause to make citizens
dependent on the government. The “left” is aghast at this suggestion of
current economy. They actually believe that Obama is unintelligent
let this economy just happen. Ironically, it’s many of the people on
“right” who know Obama’s not stupid, and much of what has happened to
United States in the past four years is part of Obama’s plan.
How could one so-highly
educated and intelligent as Obama not know
what he was doing when he incurred such debt? I left the movie thinking
strongly than I had in the past that the current debt and this economy
of Obama’s plan all along. Increasingly making Americans dependent on
government is the plan. What’s more, he knew his blind followers would
it was not the plan and, of course, was all Bush’s fault.
He must be laughing at his
blind followers all the way to the “new
America” they’re allowing him to create. My belief is that Obama
prey on his die-hard followers’ stupidity to accomplish his personal
The most disturbing part of the
film to me was the interview with
President Obama’s half-brother George Obama from Nairobi, Kenya. How
claim to want to help people when he has done absolutely nothing for
family? It makes me wonder if he really cares about anybody if he can’t
in his heart to help his own family.
As the closing credits started
to role upward across the screen,
the audience applauded. Me, I just walked out – reasonably upset.
who have already decided to vote for Obama will probably not even see
movie. It’s sad but they probably don’t want to know the truth when it
out so clearly for them in this documentary. The independents who are
deciding who they are going to vote for ought to see this film. I’m
confident that any undecided voter who sees this film will know who to
after viewing this documentary. If you know you’re not going to support
“left” in this coming election, see the film out of interest if you
fair warning, it’s disturbing – and quite frightening – to say the
SATURDAY through SATURDAY,
September 1 through 8, 2012
ACTION AND REACTION...
As I have already observed in this section
this election season has focused all media outlets on important
than on providing the usual tripe for the entertainment...rather than
enlightenment...of their public. That's doubly good news, since
provides easy opportunities for cross-reading, vital to getting a clear
of what's going on.
Whatever you read on a regular
advice is that daily review of the Wall Street Journal is a critical
to the routinely slanted output of the very liberal main media.
following articles, found in just one edition of the WSJ (Friday, Sept.
2012) provide just one example of the scope, depth and insight
many subjects far afield from Finances. To these, I will add my
"IS ANYBODY THERE? DOES
CARE?". We will soon see.
- "Stirring Up The Melting Pot",
pA3. Without mentioning New London, Ct., this describes what is
going on in many of our smaller cities: an exploding diversity of
residents...a healthy although often challenging development.
- "The Shale
Revolution: What Could Go Wrong?" (pB1). Evidentally,
a great deal.
- "France Is
Still Waiting For Hollande" (pA15). Talk
about "putting lipstick on a pig". The Socialist disaster called
France is starting to have "buyer's remorse" over its recently
purchased socialist President. There is a clear lesson here for
Americans as we approach our own moment of decision over the nation's
2" (pA14). A valuable executive summary on
Barack Obama. "Obama was honest
when he said he wanted to remake America". This
should be read in context with the latest offering of that great
favorite of mine, Charles Krauthammer: "Empathy Gap
Keeps Obama's Hope Alive", in The Day (www.theday.com) Saturday, Sept. 8,
Thaw In The Arctic, Greenland" (pA2). Talk
about "the canary in the mine".
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