Category Archives: loss of freedom

DUMMYCRAT UNTIL DEATH


The former Congressman Bart Stupak feels double-crossed because, somehow, the totalitarian phantasmagoria alternately called Affordable Care Act, Obamacare, or whatever, is being used to violate what he calls “…our most cherished beliefs that we, as American citizens, should not be … Continue reading

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OBAMACARE WARNING


Not that I am all that special; but when the vote on Obamacare was nearing, I felt sufficiently agitated to send off a letter to members of Congress who had some say in its fate.  This particular example is addressed … Continue reading

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DELTA’S NO-JEWS POLICY


Writes Marilyn Penn: In January of 2011, Delta Airlines announced its support of Saudi Arabian Airline’s application to join its Sky Team global airline alliance.  Delta’s vice-president had this to say:  “We are honored that Saudi Arabian (airline) has chosen … Continue reading

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CONGRESSIONAL POWER


How many divisions does Congress have? This paraphrase of Joseph Stalin’s dismissive comment about the Pope’s power and authority strikes me as a relevant question today, when Congressional hearings are beginning to lift a corner of the veil of secrecy … Continue reading

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MAKING SHEEPLE


CBS reports that Nearly 80 percent of New York City high school graduates need to relearn basic skills before they can enter the City University’s community college system. De-education.  The best way to make mindless followers. Somewhere, Bill Ayers is … Continue reading

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JEŠTĚD MOUNTAIN NEAR LIBEREC


Very impressive sight from cousin Pavel’s front porch… That’s a comms tower/restaurant/hotel combo on top, with ski slopes below.  They built the tower during the socialist era at significant cost, but it’s all analog.  They never converted it to digital, … Continue reading

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OH LA LA! LES FRANCAIS HAVE A SENSE OF BWAHAHA!


Mon Dieu!  Who woulda thunk? This trip to the Czech Republic took us through Paris since, peculiarly, the booking agent could find no reasonably priced direct flights from JFK to Prague on fairly short notice. After going through the gauntlet … Continue reading

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OBAMACARE


You know you love it.  You know you want it. And if you don’t, you are a racist.  Just ask (Sékou) Touré to add opposition to Obamacare to his ever-growing list of things that constitute racism.

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OLD CZECH TRUISM – AS GOOD AS NEW


Here is some humorous commentary on central economic planning that used to circulate in socialist Czechoslovakia’s “underground” (i.e. where the 99% lived).  It strikes me as being eminently applicable as we watch Obama try to implement central planing in the … Continue reading

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YOUR RETIREMENT MONEY REDISTRIBUTED (RERUN)


I thought I’d rerun this rant from November 2011. I have been thinking about a couple of progressive concepts that the Obama regime is likely to employ as a temporary way to feed its spending addiction.  (I say “temporary” because … Continue reading

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