Thursday, August 20, 2009


If you cannot drive a stake through the heart of the vampire ObamaCare which will suck the blood out of our whole economic system and you must consider an alternative, I have a suggestion. Today I read that Obama proposes splitting ObamaCare legislation "into two parts and pass the MOST EXPENSIVE provisions SOLELY WITH DEMOCRATIC votes (my emphasis)." Then a second bill would contain less controversial items in order to suck in Republican votes and provide cover for the whole monstrosity.
I suggest, that if you break this horror into two parts it be done like this: One bill would contain only the savings ( we can hardly stop laughing) that Obama identified Sunday: "We'll cut hundreds of billions in waste and inefficiency in federal health programs like Medicare and Medicaid." The other bill would contain all spending provisions which would become effective in two years and would only spend out of the savings from the first bill (we are rolling on the floor laughing). Seems logical and fair to me but then I am only a rube and don’t have the great insights of elitists who know what’s best for me.
Of course, in these days of government ‘double-speak’ we would need to redefine the word ‘cut’ and replace it with ‘augmented distribution’ (figure that one out). Trust your government.

Monday, August 10, 2009


After I voluntarily placed myself on Obama’s enemies list a few days I received a communique from the Whitehouse offering a series of videos by the Presidents staff that purport to show how I am in error and most of by objections are baseless. My reply follows:

"I am unable to divine any government program that did not cost many multiples of the estimate that the program was supposed to cost. Is there any such program? The usual factor is multiply the government promised number by 3 to get even a conservative amount that the program will actually cost. Happy to hear if you can name any program that came in under budget."

I wish to report as dangerous dissidents: Thomas McLaughlin, age 70 and Carolyn McLaughlin, age 69 of 90 Heath Lane, New Holland, Ohio 43145.

We are self-reporting ourselves pursuant to Pres. Obama's request this week to report dissidents, malcontents and 'fishy'people to the official White House blog. 1. On the day the Pres. requested the reporting of 'fishy' people, Thomas McLaughlin had a column in the Record-Herald Newspaper condemning Obamacare. 2. Carolyn McLaughlin now refers to Obama as a psychopath (in and out of her blog) having done considerable studies on pathologies of narcissists. 3. They have joined 'mobs' at tea parties in both Columbus and Chillicothe, Ohio which I am not sure qualifies under your standard because we swear they did not see a single swastika at either event and were not directed to attend by any insurance company or any other known subversive group. 4. They oppose Obamacare.5. They regard 'Cap and Trade' as 'Cap and Tax.'6. They are 'fishy', grouchy, old malcontents who believe in the goodness of 'normal Americans. Thomas & Carolyn McLaughlin
Flying Dollars

Let me get this straight:

CEO’s and executives, who at least contribute a modicum to increasing the national wealth, are commanded by the U.S. Government to sell their corporate jets, fly coach or drive, and not to gather at posh places, ostensibly, to make them more like the common people.
Politicians, who strangle or destroy national wealth, are buying new luxury jets with taxpayer money so they don’t have to fly coach or drive to their posh junkets and worthless conferences to represent the common people.

If the above is fair why doesn’t the government finance 26 week vacations for working people under a National Vacation Policy financed by the top 2% of taxpayers at the same time they pay the Obamacare Tax. Obviously 98% of American would think that this is fair.

Fairness for everyone!

Tuesday, August 04, 2009

Barrack Obama proclaimed "...this was the moment when the rise of the oceans began to slow and our planet began to heal...." Candidate Obama intoned this piece of fatuous nonsense during his messianic Acceptance Speech on June 3, 2008 for the Democrat nomination for President. He received thunderous applause. Maybe Obama angered a higher deity who actually does have control of the oceans, for now only a year after he directed the oceans to recede, we have scientists puzzling from Maine to Florida why the Atlantic seaboard has experienced higher tides than expected this summer. "At their peak in mid-June, the tides at some locations outstripped predictions by two feet. The change has come too fast to be attributed to melting ice sheets or anything quite that dramatic, and it’s a puzzle for scientists who’ve never seen anything quite like it." Obama commanded the oceans to fall 2 inches and they rise 2 feet; I think there is a message here for any mortal who would pretend to above his biological paygrade. Obama’s solution, of course, is we just need a little bit more government regulation and it will be all right "because if we are willing to work for it, and to fight for it, and believe in it, then I am absolutely certain, that generations from now, we will be able to look back and tell our children that this was the moment when we began.... [thunderous applause]" I believe Obama’s scenario is as likely as the one theory that Mole People are burrowing up from below the earth and raising the oceans. Or the other theory expressed by Kenneth Mitchell: "Anomalously high tides is matched by the item about the Fermi Paradox. The answer? The aliens are here NOW, hiding in the L2 lagrange point on the far side of the Moon. Their ship is powered by some exotic drive involving a small black hole; hence the higher than normal tides." Poppycock is poppycock whether from a messianic politician or spaced out sci-fi nuts.

Although the oceans refused to recede for Obama, the tides of red ink have risen to unprecedented levels in the Obama administration. Spending and regulation have inundated the nation in trillions of dollars in debts that will drown citizens, engulf their freedoms and be a lead weight tied to the necks of our children. Hope and change don’t float. The Stimulus, TARP, Cap and Trade and Cash For Clunkers all were rushed through a Congress that gave up its obligation to read what they passed into law in a wave of hysteria. Now, day by day, we see that none of these spending initiatives work but, since government never makes mistakes, the only solution is to raise more taxes, incur more deficits and trust Obama’s 33 czars in their wisdom to save us common people from the apocalypse that they ironically are creating. Old time politicians used to say "a million here, a million there, pretty soon it adds up to real money." But now we hear Obama’s czars chant "a billion here, a billion there and its all ours to reshape American society." If some plan does not work it only means that not enough money was thrown at it.

No matter how obvious the shortcomings and failures of the Stimulus, Cap and Trade, TARP and Cash for Clunkers may be, Obama has decided to bulldoze ahead with Obamacare, a total upending of the healthcare system. Once again the 1,000 plus page bill is too urgent for Congressmen to read or debate. It must be done now even though Obama himself said last week that he was not familiar with what was in the Obamacare Bill. Congress doesn’t know, Obama doesn’t know but we can all be assured that Obama’s Healthcare Czar knows. Politicians on summer recess know something too because they are cancelling their town hall meeting because of protests against Obamacare. Dare we citizens who are paying for it ask what’s in the Obamacare bill or are we to acquiesce to the elites like NBC News Andrea Mitchell who says of us common folk "...they may not know what’s good for them."

Cash for Clunkers requires that the ‘clunker’ be destroyed. Think of this as euthanasia for cars many of which are perfectly serviceable and useful to poorer citizen who cannot afford a new vehicle. Obviously the Obama plan is a sop to the car companies he has taken over to boost their sales. For every deal completed a buyer gets $4,500 off, the dealer sells a car, the government gets to shuffle paperwork at great cost and then every taxpayer who didn’t get a deal will pay for the giveaway to the buyer, dealer and government. Fair?

Ask yourself, would you buy a used car from a Congressman or an Obama administration official? If the answer is yes, I bet you also trust Obama to only tax the top 2% of workers to pay for all the benefits he will give to the other 98%.