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
SATURDAY, November 28 through 30, 2013
WEDNESDAY, November 27, 2013
This one is a little
Two Different Versions
Two Different Morals
The ant works
Hard in the withering
heat all summer long, building his house and laying up supplies
Thinks the ant is
a fool and laughs and dances and plays the summer away.
Come winter, the ant
And well fed.
The grasshopper has
No food or shelter, so
Dies out in the cold.
MORAL OF THE OLD STORY:
Be responsible for
The ant works
In the withering heat
and the rain all summer long, building his house
And laying up supplies
for the winter.
The grasshopper thinks
Is a fool and laughs
and dances and plays the summer away.
Come winter, the
Calls a press
conference and demands to know why the ant should
Allowed to be warm and
well fed while he is cold and starving..
CBS, NBC, PBS, CNN,
And ABC show up
Provide pictures of the
Next to a video of the ant
In his comfortable home
with a table filled with food.
America is stunned by
the sharp contrast.
How can this be, that
in a country of such wealth, this poor grasshopper
Is allowed to suffer
Kermit the Frog appears
With the grasshopper
And everybody cries
when they sing, 'It's Not EasyBeing Green ...'
Occupy the Anthill stages
A demonstration in
front of the ant's
House where the news
stations film the SEIU group singing, We
Then Rev Al Sharpton's
Has the group kneel
down to pray for the grasshopper
While he damns the
ants. The Reverend Al can not attend as he has contractual commitments
appear on his MSNBC show for which he is paid over two million dollars
to complain that rich people do not care.
President Obama condemns
President Bush 43,
President Bush 41, President Reagan,
Columbus, and the
For the grasshopper's
Nancy Pelosi &
Exclaim in an interview
on The View
That the ant has
Gotten rich off the
back of the
And both call for an
immediate tax hike on the ant to make him pay his fair share.
Finally, the EEOC drafts
Retroactive to the
The ant is fined
for failing to hire a proportionate number
Of green bugs and,
Having nothing left to
pay his retroactive taxes, his home is confiscated by the Government
And given to the grasshopper
The story ends as we
see the grasshopper
And his free-loading
friends finishing up the last bits of the ant's food
government house he is in, which, as you recall, just happens to
be the ant's
Crumbles around them
because the grasshopper doesn't maintain it.
The ant has
disappeared in the snow, never to be seen again.
is found dead in a drug related incident, and the house, now
abandoned, is taken
Over by a gang of spiders
who terrorize the ramshackle, once prosperous and
The entire Nation collapses
Bringing the rest
Of the free world with
MORAL OF THE STORY:
Be careful how you vote
in 2014 and 2016.
TUESDAY, November 26, 2013
IRAN DEAL...JUST SO YOU KNOW.
MONDAY, November 25, 2013
IS POSTED WITHOUT
COMMENT. LOOK IT UP FOR YOURSELVES.
WATCHED AS THEY CAME FOR THE JEWS
WATCHED AS THEY CAME FOR THE GYPSIES
WATCHED AS THEY CAME FOR THEIR NEIGHBORS
THEY CAME FOR THEM...IT WAS TOO LATE
( this is shocking)
I FINISHED READING THIS I WAS SHORT OF BREATH….
back thru the past 4 years, many "Whens “pop up. Read them all to
better understand where we are going as a country….
- he refused to disclose who donated money to his election campaign, as
other candidates had done, people said it didn’t matter.
-he received endorsements from people like Louis Farrakhan, Muramar
Kaddafi and Hugo Chavez, people said it didn’t matter.
-it was pointed out that he was a total newcomer and had absolutely no
experience at anything except community organizing, people said it
-he chose friends and acquaintances such as Bill Ayers and Bernadine
who were revolutionary radicals, people said it didn’t matter.
-his voting record in the Illinois Senate and in the U.S. Senate came
q uestion, people said it didn’t matter.
-he refused to wear a flag lapel pin and did so only after a public
outcry, people said it didn’t matter.
-people started treating him as a Messiah and children in schools were
taught to sing his praises, people said it didn’t matter.
-he stood with his hands over his groin area for the playing of the
Anthem and Pledge of Allegiance, people said it didn’t matter.
-he surrounded himself in the White House with advisors who were
control, pro-abortion, pro-homosexual marriage and wanting to curtail
of speech to silence the opposition, people said it didn’t matter.
-he said he favors sex education in kindergarten, including homosexual
indoctrination, people said it didn’t matter.
-his personal background was either scrubbed or hidden and nothing
be found about him, peo ple said it didn’t matter.
-the place of his birth was called into question, and he refused to
produce a birth certificate, people said it didn’t matter.
-he had an association in Chicago with Tony Rezco- a man of
character and who is now in prison and had helped Obama to a sweet deal
purchase of his home - people said it didn’t matter.
-it became known that George Soros, a multi-billionaire Marxist, spent
ton of money to get him elected, people said it didn’t matter.
-he started appointing White House Czars that were radicals,
revolutionaries, and even avowed Marxist /Communists, people said it
- he stood before the Nation and told us that his intentions were to
“fundamentally transform this Nation" into something else, people said
- it became known that he had trained ACORN w orkers in Chicago and
as an attorney for ACORN, people said it didn’t matter.
- he appointed cabinet members and several advisers who were tax cheats
and socialists, people said it didn’t matter.
- he appointed a Science Czar, John Holdren, who believes in forced
abortions, mass sterilizations and seizing babies from teen mothers,
said it didn’t matter.
- he appointed Cass Sunstein as Regulatory Czar who believes in
"Explicit Consent," harvesting human organs without family consent
and allowing animals to be represented in court, while banning all
people said it didn't matter.
- he appointed Kevin Jennings, a homosexual and organizer of a group
called Gay, Lesbian, Straight, Education Network as Safe School Czar
became known that he had a history of bad advice to teenagers, people
- he appointed Mark Lloyd as Diversity Czar who believes in curtailing
free speech, taking from one and giving to another to spread the
supports Hugo Chavez, people said it didn't matter.
-Valerie Jarrett, an avowed Socialist, was selected as Obama's Senior
White House Advisor, people said it didn't matter.
-Anita Dunn, White House Communications Director, said Mao Tse Tung was
her favorite philosopher and the person she turned to most for
people said it didn’t matter.
- he appointed Carol Browner, a well-known socialist as Global Warming
Czar working on Cap and Trade as the nation’s largest tax, people said
- he appointed Van Jones, an ex-con and avowed Communist as Green
Czar, who since had to resign when this was made known, people said it
Tom Daschle, Obama's pick for Health and Human Services Secretary could
not be c onfirmed because he was a tax cheat, people said it didn’t
- as President of the United States, he bowed to the King of Saudi
people said it didn’t matter.
- he traveled around the world criticizing America and never once
of her greatness, people said it didn’t matter.
- his actions concerning the Middle East seemed to support the
over Israel, our longtime ally, people said it didn’t matter.
- he took American tax dollars to resettle thousands of Palestinians
Gaza to the United States, people said it didn't matter.
- he upset the Europeans by removing plans for missile defense system
against the Russians, people said it didn't matter.
- he played politics in Afghanistan by not sending troops early-on when
the Field Commanders said they were necessary to win, people said it
- he started spending us into a debt that was so big we could not pay
off, people said it didn’t matter.
- he took a huge spending bill under the guise of stimulus and used it
pay off organizations, unions, and individuals that got him elected,
it didn’t matter.
- he took over insurance companies, car companies, banks, etc., people
said it didn't matter.
- he took away student loans from the banks and put it through the
government, people said it didn’t matter.
-he designed plans to take over the health care system and put it under
government control, people said it didn’t matter.
-he claimed he was a Christian during the election and tapes were later
made public that showed Obama speaking to a Muslim group and ‘stating'
was raised a Muslim, was educated as a Muslim, and is still a Muslim,
said it didn’t matter.
-he set into motion a plan to take over the control of all energy in
United States through Cap and Trade, people said it didn’t matter.
finally completed his transformation of America into a Socialist State,
people woke up--- but it was too late. Add these up one by one and you
score that points to the fact that Barrack Hussein Obama is determined
America into a Marxist-Socialist society. All of the items in the
paragraphs have been put into place. All can be documented very easily.
you disavow this do an Internet search. The last paragraph alone is not
cast n stone. You and I will write that paragraph.Will it read as above
it be a happier ending for most of America?
just belittle the opposition. Search for the truth. We all need to pull
together or watch the demise of a free democratic society. we need to
truth and take action for i t will keep us FREE. Our biggest enemy is
China, Russia, North Korea or Iran. Our biggest enemy is our complacent
The government will not help, so we need to do it ourselves.
you delete this, or pass it on to others who don’t know about
Obama's actions and plans for the USA, so that they may know how to
November, 2014 and the ensuing years?
your decision. does IT matter?......AND WHEN
SUNDAY, November 24, 2013
INTELLESTING", SAIDI CHARLIE CHAN.
SATURDAY, November 23, 2013
FRIDAY, November 22, 2013
THE 50 YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF PRESIDENT KENNEDY'S
Was there a conspiracy? A conspiracy
requires two or more people acting together to perform an unlawful
We may never know that.
But there certainly were individual persons
whose acts of commission or omission, while ostensibly acting
have logically contributed to the conspiracy theories that arose
following that fateful day.
the final report of the Warren Commission
resulted in no finality to this story. Nor will there ever be
finality...except for the end of a life who was giving real hope and
a nation in serious trouble. Finality. At least we deserved
- The poorly performed autopsy.
- The destruction of all notes relating to that autopsy by the
person who performed it.
- The refusal of the government, including the Warren
Commission, to release the photos taken of that autopsy.
- The refusal of Chief Justice Warren, the Chairman of the
formal investigating body, to allow substantive testimony by Mrs.
Kennedy. This, and numerous other decisions by Warren , leading
to a serious and prolonged division among the members of his
commission, including then - inspector Arlen Spector.
- The refusal of the CIA and of J. Edgar Hoover's FBI to
release its independent findings, at least in part an effort to avoid
criticism for not monitoring the activities of Oswald, whom they had
been following for months.
don't have to
"skype" this to know that it is true. As is the charge that
Republicans are idiots.
And "Una Mas". Compare and contrast the towering and inspiring
and motivating public words of President Kennedy (apart from his
failings) with the diminutive and divisive words and actions of our
President, both here and abroad. President Obama is a
song: partisan Campaigner in Chief. What a waste of our national
and identity. Will the people who supported and who continue to
him and his plans awaken from their delusion in time? Will his natural
committed opponents come together in time? Will self-styled
"Independents" finally start thinking for themselves? In my
judgment, the prognosis is guarded.
is a must read for all patriots.
Spread the word. How
long will these radicals continue to abuse Americans patience? How long
the kool-ade drinking sheep remain uneducated and follow our 'beloved
to the Utopia that was once Soviet Russia and counter the sentiments of
thinking minority? (you and I, citizen) The transformation is about to
completed. And the cattle body politic is not going to realize the
well, it was a great run. Freedom unearned is freedom soon lost. No
here. Read some American history and question what drove the path we
obsequiously. I may get more cranky on this. All it takes fior evil to
is for good people to do nothing. Get involved.
Why ObamaCare is a
Wayne Allyn Root
Published October 21, 2013
There are two major
political parties in America. I'm a member of the naïve, stupid,
one. I'm a Republican.
How stupid is the GOP?
They still don't get it.
I told them 5 years ago,
2 books ago, a national bestseller ago ("The Ultimate Obama Survival
Guide"), and in hundreds of articles and commentaries, that ObamaCare
never meant to help America, or heal the sick, or lower healthcare
lower the debt, or expand the economy.
The GOP needs to stop
calling ObamaCare a "trainwreck." That means it's a mistake, or
accident. That means it's a gigantic flop, or failure. It's NOT.
Message to the GOP: This
isn't a game. This isn't tiddly-winks. This is a serious, purposeful
hijack America and destroy capitalism. This is a brilliant, cynical,
purposeful attempt to damage the U.S. economy, kill jobs, and bring
capitalism. It's not a failure. It's Obama's grand success. It's not a
"trainwreck," ObamaCare is a suicide attack. He wants to hurt us, to
bring us to our knees, to capitulate- so we agree under duress to
Obama's hero and mentor
was Saul Alinsky -- a radical Marxist intent on destroying capitalism.
Alinksky's stated advice was to call the other guy "a terrorist" to
hide your own intentions. Alinsky's advice is to scream that the other
"ruining America," while you are the one actually plotting the
destruction of America. To claim again and again in every sentence of
speech that you are "saving the middle class," while you are busy
wiping out the middle class. The GOP is so stupid they can't see it.
no mistakes here. This is a planned purposeful attack.
The tell-tale sign isn't
the disastrous start to ObamaCare. Or the devastating effect the new
having on the economy. Or the death of full-time jobs. Or the
debt. Or the dramatic increases in health insurance rates. Or the 70%
doctors now thinking of retiring- bringing on a healthcare crisis of
unimaginable proportions. Forget all that. The real sign that this is a
purposeful attack upon capitalism is how many Obama administration
Democratic Congressmen are openly calling Tea Party Republicans and
wants to stop ObamaCare "terrorists."
There's the clue. Even
the clueless GOP should be able to see that. They are calling the
people terrorists. These are the patriots who believe in the
patriots who believe exactly what the Founding Fathers believed, the
who want to take power away from corrupt politicians who have put
trillion in debt. That's because they are Saul Alinsky-ing the GOP. The
trying to purposely hurt America, capitalism, and the middle class are
the patriots by a terrible name to fool, confuse, and distract the
ObamaCare is a raving, rollicking, fantastic success. Stop calling it a
failure. Here is what it was created to do. It is succeeding on all
1. ObamaCare was
intended to bring about the Marxist dream -- redistribution of wealth.
Rich people, small
business owners, and the middle class are being robbed so that the
money can be
redistributed to poor people (who vote for Democrats). Think about it.
you're rich or middle class, you now have to pay for your own health
(at much higher rates) AND 40 million other people's costs too (through
tax increases). So you're stuck paying for both bills. You are left
Those who get these subsidies vote for Democrats who brought them
2. ObamaCare was
intended to wipe out the middle class and make them dependent on
Think about it. Even Obama's IRS predicts that health insurance for a
American family by 2016 will be $20,000 per year. But how would middle
Americans pay that bill and have anything left for food or housing or
People that make $40K, or $50K, or $60K can't possibly hope to spend
$20K on health
insurance without becoming homeless.
Bingo. That's how you
make middle class people dependent on government. That's how you make
addicted to government checks. Brilliant.
3. As a bonus, ObamaCare
is intended to kill every decent paying job in the economy, creating
crummy, crappy, part-time jobs. Why? Just to make sure the middle class
trapped, with no way out. Just to make sure no one has the $20,000 per
pay for health insurance, thereby guaranteeing they become wards of the
4. ObamaCare is intended
to bankrupt small business, and therefore starve donations to the GOP.
about it. Do you know a small business owner? I know hundreds of them.
rates are being doubled, tripled and quadrupled by ObamaCare. Guess who
75% of the checks to Republican candidates and conservative causes? The
Even if a small business owner manages to survive, he or she certainly
write a big check to the GOP anymore. Money is the "mother's milk" of
politics. Without donations, a political party ceases to exist. Bingo.
the point of ObamaCare. Obama is bankrupting his political opposition
drying up donations to the GOP. Brilliant.
5. ObamaCare is intended
to make the IRS all-powerful. It adds thousands of new IRS agents. It
IRS in charge of overseeing 15% of the U.S. economy. The IRS has the
because of ObamaCare, to snoop into every aspect of your life, to go
bank accounts, to fine you, to frighten you, to intimidate you. And
his socialist cabal have access to your deepest medical secrets. By law
doctor has to ask your sexual history. That information is now in the
Obama and the IRS to blackmail GOP candidates into either not running,
supporting bigger government, or leaking the info and ruining your
have you forgotten the IRS harassed, intimidated, and persecuted
Obama and conservative groups seeking non-profit status? Now Obama
IRS even more power. Big Brother rules our lives. Brilliant.
6. ObamaCare is intended
to unionize 15 million healthcare workers. That produces $15 billion in
union dues. That money goes to fund Democratic candidates and socialist
-- thereby guaranteeing Obama's friends never lose another election,
Obama's policies keep ruining capitalism and bankrupting business
after he's out of office.
to the GOP: This
isn't a game. This isn't tiddly-winks. This is a serious, purposeful
highjack America and destroy capitalism. This isn't a trainwreck. It's
purposeful suicide. It's not failing, it's working exactly according to
Obama knows what he's doing. Stop apologizing and start fighting. Oh,
more thing. Conservatives aren't "terrorists." We are patriots and
saviors. We represent the Constitution and the Founding Fathers. We are
heroes and good guys. Unless you get all this through your thick
America is lost forever.
THURSDAY, November 21, 2013
ALL CLEAR TO ME NOW: "JETZT
IST ES ZU MIR KLAR!"
WEDNESDAY, November 20, 2013
God will render His own judgment. But I Damn you.
You're on to something. I watch O'Reilly
frequently and am regularly
annoyed by how much time he gives to ultra-liberals to spout their side
story...in the interests of being "fair and balanced". Especially
last night, after watching Alan Combes (sp?) and also a Black
"professor", I suddenly had a sense of "deja vu": the
time in senior year of medical school when I made the mistake of
consecutive hours interviewing a certified Schizophrenic. I
my mind trying to follow his "thought processes".
So, I think you're right. They're not only "articulate, arrogant
asinine"; they're mentally ill. Their condition is also
resistant to treatment: like facts, logic, history.... And not
genetics probably involved. This disease may actually be
WOW: What an "AHA" moment.
AS JOE FRIDAY USED TO SAY: "JUST THE FACTS,
Today, a fact-filled
reading list on three important topics.
Limitations of time prevent me from giving specific citations.
look it up.
1) On ObamaCare.
- Three articles by Charles Krauthammer, all of which appeared
in The Day (www.theday.com) this
month: a) "ObamaCare exposed for the world to see"; b) "Obama's
desperate ploy: More of the same; "the liberal panic about ObamaCare".
- "Why I (still) support ObamaCare", by Thomas L. Friedman,
NYTimes this month.
- "Apologizing, Obama yields to Affordable Care Act criticism",
by Michael D. Shear, NYTimes.
- "President Obama Clearly Never Worked For Goldman Sachs", by
John Tammy, Forbes.
- My recent Commentary article on the subject in The Day, in
addition to 35 years of published comments on the subject of Health
Care Reform which can be accessed on the Health Law and Managed Care
Categories of my web site (www.asthma-drsprecace.com).
Hint: nothing has changed.
2) On Public Education.
- Three articles in The Day recently: a) "New London's school
report falls short"; b) "Four decades of failure"; c) "Could WFP block
school reform efforts?";
- "Test Scores Show Small Gains", by Stephanie Banchero, in WSJ.
- "School Reform Delivers", Editorial, WSJ.
- "Spinning America's Report Card, by Peterson and Hanushek, in
- "Tough Teachers Get Results" , by Joanne Lipman, in WSJ
- A collection of articles and personal opinions in the "Public
Education Politics" Category of my web site. Hint: If
physicians had practiced Medicine during the last 40 years the way
"educators" practiced "education", we would be in jail.
3) On The Catholic
Church , that perennial pinata.
let's prove the movie Marine Colonel wrong: YOU
CAN HANDLE THE TRUTH.
- Anything regarding that stiff breeze of fresh air, His
Holiness Pope Francis 1.
- "Vatican issues global questionnaire on modern families", in
AFP, Tuesday Nov. 5, 2013.
- "Some U.S. Catholics feeling left out of Pope's embrace", by
Laurie Goodstein, NYTimes.
- "Hollywood and Hitler", by Rick Hinshaw, in Catalyst -
- An extensive collection of personal and selected articles in
the "Abortion, Morality and Ethics" Section of my web site.
Hint: the Laity (aka. "the Body of the Church") have a lot to say about
the Church, myself included.
"THE CHALLENGER DISASTER", an
excellent and accurate dramatization of this tragedy that occurred on
1986, aired on TV last evening.
"IN GOD WE TRUST". The
YET ANOTHER MOVIE WORTH
SEEING: "ALL IS
I award it an A for photography, a B for acting, and a D for
"script", such as it is. In fact, if Redford's character had
substituted his one-word monologue with another word (...), he and we
have been much the better for it. As regards some of his nautical
decisions, I must be a bit more circumspect to avoid receiving loud
from my kids. "DUCK-TAPE, DUCK-TAPE". But I do have some
specific questions to put to these real sailors...after they have seen
"Et Tu, Oprah?"
Ms. Winfrey, I believe that
you are a fine person...and you
certainly are a fine actress. But I understand that you awakened
week to find Racism under your bed - as distinguished from total
are relates to President Obama and his administration.
won't belabor this in your case. Just
read my Rapid Response offering dated November 1, 2013.
FRIDAY, November 14 and 15, 2013
PRESIDENT OBAMA AND THIS ADMINISTRATION: IS THIS STUPIDITY, OR
DUPLICITY, OR BOTH?
WEDNESDAY, November 12 and 13, 2013
YOU HEAR ME NOW?
MONDAY, November 11, 2013
Some of us really
appreciate your service.
POEM WORTH READING
old and paunchy
And his hair was falling fast,
And he sat around the Legion,
Telling stories of the past.
Of a war that he once fought in
And the deeds that he had done,
In his exploits with his buddies;
They were heroes, every one.
And 'tho sometimes to his neighbors
His tales became a joke,
All his buddies listened quietly
For they knew whereof he spoke.
we'll hear his tales no longer,
old Bob has passed away,
the world's a little poorer
a Soldier died today.
won’t be mourned by many,
his children and his wife.
he lived an ordinary,
quiet sort of life.
held a job and raised a family,
quietly on his way;
the world won't note his passing,
a Soldier died today.
politicians leave this earth,
bodies lie in state,
thousands note their passing,
proclaim that they were great.
tell of their life stories
the time that they were young
the passing of a Soldier
unnoticed, and unsung.
the greatest contribution
the welfare of our land,
who breaks his promise
cons his fellow man?
the ordinary fellow
in times of war and strife,
off to serve his country
offers up his life?
the style in which he lives,
the service that he gives.
the ordinary Soldier,
offered up his all,
paid off with a medal
perhaps a pension, small.
is not the politicians
their compromise and ploys,
won for us the freedom
our country now enjoys.
you find yourself in danger,
your enemies at hand,
you really want some cop-out,
his ever waffling stand?
would you want a Soldier--
home, his country, his kin,
a common Soldier,
would fight until the end?
was just a common Soldier,
his ranks are growing thin,
his presence should remind us
may need his like again.
when countries are in conflict,
find the Soldier's part
to clean up all the troubles
the politicians start.
we cannot do him honor
he's here to hear the praise,
at least let's give him homage
the ending of his days.
just a simple headline
the paper that might say:
COUNTRY IS IN MOURNING,
SOLDIER DIED TODAY."
A FEARSOME ACHILLES HEEL FOR THIS NATION.
here are our
"leaders" in inaction.
HAS HOLLYWOOD GONE MAD? HERE'S ANOTHER IN
A STRING OF VIEWABLE MOVIES:
"LAST VEGAS". Smiles, laughs,
tears, a message...and what a treat to see these greats interacting.
the fact that "PG - 13" stands
for nothing anymore, I give it an "A-".
SUNDAY, November 10, 2013
GOOD, AND ON POINT, TO
FRIDAY, November 8, 2013
The old adage still applies, but with much more
"Whenever I think of becoming a Democrat, they do something Stupid.
Whenever I think of becoming a Republican, they do something Greedy."
Both Parties continue to earn these opinions...in spades.
But let's talk about the positions and platforms of a Republican
I miss anything? If so, I'll have an
opinion on that too. That's what results from being AWAKE for the
- The Business World needs to be monitored...and to some extent
regulated. "Greed" is not good, at least for political gain.
- Business "welfare" is alive and well. It must be
stopped, by the business "pigs" themselves for starters. The
Stock Market is populated by Bulls, by Bears, and by Pigs!
- The "Blue Sky Laws" enacted in the 1930's, trying to
establish a level playing field, must be restored and enforced.
Right now, there are two categories of players: the "insiders" and
everybody else. That is illegal.
- Banks should be in the business of making savings,
loans and investments...and NOT IN VEGAS, as has been the case since
the early 1990's.
- There should be no such thing as "too big to fail".
Whatever your size, you screw up and you fail.
- The "Military / Industrial Complex", first identified by
President Eisenhower, must be tightly regulated.
- "White Collar Crime" should receive punishments commensurate
with the number of people harmed...and the degree of harm.
- There should be no limitations to election donations, so long
as there is complete transparency of donor identity. The First
Amendment Freedom of Speech is the most important of all of our
- The only "social issue" which is non-negotiable
should be Abortion - from conception onward - except to save the LIFE
of the mother.
- Homosexuality is, in the vast majority of cases, a biologic
fact and not a choice. Civil Unions and civil "marriage",
YES. Religious "Matrimony", NO.
- Homosexual Adoptions, in accordance with the "best interests
of the child", Yes.
- Freedom of Religion, YES. Freedom from Religion,
NO. Atheism is its own "religion", one of many, that does not
have veto power on the others.
- Comprehensive Reform of Immigration, beginning with the
"Dream Act" passage and proceeding with a structured and reasonable
path toward citizenship for the illegal aliens already in this country.
That is common sense and an imperative for this country's progress -
and not "amnesty".
- Better control of our borders...and of that "great sucking
sound" that is produced by our own business needs.
- No international treaties that might contravene or supplant
our national sovereignty or our own laws.
- "RealPolitik", not wishful thinking in our foreign
relations. Nations have interests...not "friends".
- Pre-emptive Self-Defense. Evil exists, currently
notably in the form of Terrorism. Deal with it.
- Establish the future of the Arctic Circle as a prime priority
for this country.
- Re-energize the 10th Amendment of the U.S.
Constitution. We should embrace Federalism as a counterbalance to
the Federal Government.
- Reduce the Federal Budget deficit by comprehensive Tax Reform
(including increased taxes where appropriate), and by stimulating small
business and entrepreneurship. "No New Taxes" is unrealistic and
counterproductive - politically and economically.
/ Write On.
MONDAY through WEDNESDAY, November 4 through 6, 2013
SO, THE 2013 ELECTION RESULTS ARE IN.
are all the details that I know at the
moment. But I do know one more thing. I have for many years ibeen
dentifying Democrats as Articulate, Arrogant and
I now offer this description of Republicans: Arbitrary,
and Apathetic. Independents are generally
Democrats who are
ashamed to admit it. In any case, this nation had better find a
of this morass...and soon. Otherwise, we have really entered the
of the American Enterprise.
- In New London, Ct., after 50 years of Democratic Party
control: ARE WE THERE YET? And I believe that the
following comment is atributed to Charles Barkley: "POOR PEOPLE HAVE
BEEN VOTING DEMOCRATIC FOR 50 YEARS...AND THEY'RE
STILL POOR" Here, the only winner among the citizens of New
London - who couldn't even get off their butts to vote (~20% turnout) -
is my son Adam.
- In New Jersey, Christie won big. Good. He's a
good Demo-Republican who knows the people. He will be a great
candidate for President of the United States. Whether he is
nominated or wins is another matter.
- In Virginia, Democrat McAulliff won - thanks to the Tea Party
- The Tea Party also lost in Alabama. Is there a trend
SUNDAY, November 2 and 3, 2013
IT'S CATCH-UP TIME:
Articles and information that I found
interesting while on travel.
- Are we approaching another economic bubble-burst, worse than the one of a few years ago? See the book
review entitled: "When Germany Went To The Brink", by Adam Tooze (WSJ
Books, Sat.-Sun., Oct 12-13, 2013, pC7. Also "Low Inflation In Europe
Sparks Growth Fears" (WSJ Friday, Nov. 1, 2013, pA1.
- Herewith, the conception, gestation, traumatic labor and then
delivery of a deformed child. See the
book review of a seminal work on the Middle East (Review by Jamie James
entitled "Poetic Seer Of The Arab World", WSJ, ibid pC13): "Seven
Pillars of Wisdom", by T.E. Lawrence, 1926.
- Who Knew? "JFK And The Seeds Of Disaster in Vietnam",
by Mark Moyar (WSJ Opinion, Friday, Nov. 1, 2013, Opinion, pA15).
- The articles published in Foreign Affairs are
consistently timely and good. Check out the most recent two
- Not To Miss: the current publication of Smithsonian,
highlighting "101 Objects That Made America": stories and photos
that will intrigue and inform children of all ages.
- Roe v Wade": One of the worst
decisions ever rendered by the USSC, based neither on Science, nor Law
nor Morality - but on pure politics and hubris. See "How The
Court Made The Choice", book review by Jeffrey Rosen (WSJ Sat.-Sun, Oct
12-13, Books, pC5).
- A Must Read: "Breach of Trust: How Americans Failed Their
Soldiers And Their Country", by Andrew J. Bacevich, Henry Holt and
- And the ever-popular HEALTH CARE REFORM. For
that, don't look to ObamaCare, that Christmas Tree of Wants with no
attention given to actually needed reforms. Check out rather my
articles and publications on the subject extending back to the 1970's,
all available on this web-site. See also a useful exposition of
"six crucial health care issues" published under the title "Squaring
Off" (WSJ Monday, June 17, 2013, Health Care, R1). Here, the
Internet mess is chump-change compared to the falsehood perpetrated on
the public regarding their alleged ability to "keep your current
insurance if you like it"; and regarding "Data Security Added To
Worries About Website", WSJ Friday, Nov. 1, 2013, U.S.News, pA4.
All such information,
gleaned daily from my "Newspaper of
Record - the Wall Street Journal - will keep you in the right one
following categories: those who make things happen; those who watch
happen; and those who constantly say "Wha Hoppen?".
And as a reward for
reading down to this spot, check out the
always humorous - and insightful - creator of Dilbert, Scott
"Fail Your Way To Success" (WSJ Sat. Sun. Oct. 12-13, Review,
need to thank me.
FRIDAY, November 1, 2013
IF YOU WANT TO GET ME REALLY UPSET...
"Racism is big
topic for New London candidates"
(article in The Day, Oct. 30, 2013).
Racism still is
alive and virulent in parts of the country. And
Black "leaders" should go there to voice their concerns and to try to
make a difference. Everywhere else, as in New London, Ct., it is
their stock-in-trade as a substitute for Denial regarding the real
facing some Blacks everywhere.
I addressed this in
my earlier comments relating to the Travon
Martin trial. So I'll try not to repeat myself here.
Simply put, New
Londoners - including myself while on the Board of
Education - addressed this issue in the late 1960's, introducing our
community to the political process in this City. And we were very
very successful. For decades, New London has been a diverse and
community, in and out of public life, ready to help where help is
But we do not accept persistent irresponsibility, studied ignorance,
behavior and illegal activity. And those who cry "Racism" at
every turn when these real issues are brought up are the true
let me repeat myself
just this once: "STUPIDO. STUPIDO. STUPIDO".
THURSDAY, October 31, 2013
UN committee just
named abortion as a universally recognized human right and will soon
ordering governments to legalize abortion.
have warned our
supporters for 16 years that this day would come and now it has.
course, this UN
committee lies. There is no universal right to abortion. These
types of committees lie all the time.
This committee does not have the right to claim a right to kill unborn
exists in international law. But they have.
are we going to
do about it?
tell you. It is
vital that you tell everyone you know that this has happened. An
global citizenship is our best defense.
all over the world. This story needs to be told to everyone we can
Friday Fax goes to a few hundred thousand people in four languages and
certainly tell them.
makers and legislators. There needs to be official condemnation of such
I promise you that we will tell this tale at the highest levels of
around the world.
do we know such a
thing happened? Because we are at the UN or working on UN issues every
the week. There are six of us doing this work full time.
are the early
warning signs of trouble coming out of UN headquarters in New York City
We do this because hardly anyone else will! And we are happy doing it.
and the Friday
Fax were created at the urging of the Papal Nuncio in 1996 that there
be a full-time office of lay experts on life and family matters
UN and trying to defend life and family.
called us into
this fight. But, we cannot fight alone.
few times a year, I
need to come to you asking for your prayers first and foremost because
our fight is not with any man or woman but with the devil and his
are approaching the
end of the year and we face the inevitable budget shortfall. We are not
supported by rich men or rich foundations or wealthy governments. Our
comes almost exclusively from you and people like you.
you help us finish
this year strong? Over the next 60 days we need to raise $75,000. We
donations from any place in the world. If you live in the US, your
are fully tax deductible.
to www.c-fam.org/donate and give as much as you can
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UN committee may
have declared abortion a universal human right but we can and will
them! But we cannot do it without your help right now.
you afford $500?
How about $100? Or $50?
to www.c-fam.org/donate and help us fight back
universal baby-killing machine that we face every day of our lives.
not us, who? If not
now, when? It is up to US RIGHT NOW to stop them.
for us now and as
often as you can.
WEDNESDAY, October 30, 2013
HAS ANYONE ELSE NOTICED THIS SCARY PARALLEL?
The nation has been
mired for years in a deep economic
The Branches of
Federal Government are steeped in fundamental
The nation faces
severe and expanding threats from strong and
growing alien forces.
Within our borders,
citizens with continuing foreign allegiances
are becoming progressively more insistent in their demands for special
foreign - consideration.
The nation is
withdrawing within itself - "Fortress
America" - becoming progressively more isolationist vis a vis the rest
Our Military are being
systematically drawn down toward a vestige
of its former - and necessary - self.
Some of our leaders
are basing their hopes and "plans"
on engaging these alien forces through "discussion and negotiation" -
while these forces continue to grow and to make very clear their
Yes, this is
America today. And no, this is not what I am
The time is the late
America is deep in the
The President is
fighting the other branches of government over
his attempt to "stack the Supreme Court" by expanding its membership.
Germany and in Japan are invading their neighbors
with massive and increasing land and naval forces.
In America, The Bund
is carrying out increasingly strident demands
through meetings and pronouncements, large and small, on behalf of
and withdrawal are approaching fever pitch,
despite the invasion of Poland on Sept. 1, 1939, the rape of China by
Japanese, the near destruction and defeat of our British friends on
homeland, and the spread of Fascism everywhere.
Our Military is a
joke, with soldiers forced to drill with
returns from his meetings with Hitler with his
announcement of "Peace in Our Time".
To paraphrase: "He
who does not know History is doomed to
repeat it". Only this time, we will not be fighting in Pearl
Harbor or North Africa or Italy or Normandy...but in New England and
and New York and the Mid-West and the Rocky Mountains, and on our
border and on the Pacific coast - and in our great cities...and among
is where we are. This is where we are
going, unless we immediately change course. And that change in
can begin no later than in the elections of 2014...or otherwise.
still an option...but not for long.
TUESDAY, October 29, 2013
surely is. This is
Legislation without Representation. We should "deem" every one
of our elected representatives out of order, fire every one of them at
elections, and start fresh. As someone has said: this country was
by geniuses - and is run by idiots.
your political affiliation is this is important!
This is something everyone
should see and think about!!!!!
Listen to the entire
What a MESS. WOW !
Thought you would like to see
this is a thoughtful dissertation before congress. No ranting, raving
or name calling. It enlightened me about how things work. This is as
short and as sweet as it gets. http://www.youtube.com/embed/svGDZOW-brA?rel=0
MONDAY, October 28, 2013
23 through 27, 2013
COULD IT BE...ANOTHER WORTH-WHILE MOVIE?
"The Fifth Estate". I give it an A: in plot, in
characterization and acting, in telling us what the makers had in mind,
what they revealed without intending to.
As I left the theater
after viewing this movie, a statement made
in another movie immediately came to mind:
"You want the
Truth? You can't handle the
Truth"! (Jack Nicholson in "A Few Good Men".).
that' s the way it
really is. We human beings could not bear to see ourselves as we
are or at times can be, the result of a completely transparent world
Internet threatens to produce. And the outcome would be merely to
the hierarchy of society - such as it is - with the anarchy of
Mob. Is that what you want?
TUESDAY, October 22, 2013
> > There is a lot of truth in this message and makes a lot
> > A MUST WATCH ! Powerful and well spoken.
> > BRILLIANT AND A MUST WATCH !
> > "Guns are a lot like parachutes ~ If you need one and
don't have one,
> > you'll probably never need one again"
> > The best presentation on gun control yet.
> > Even if you don't like guns, watch this !
> > Should be required viewing by both sides of the issue
> > control/legislation.
> > Here is a man who knows the constitution. Watch the
some Senators in the audience.
> > http://www.youtube.com/embed/_T-F_zfoDqI?rel=0
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