July 28, 2012

NBC does not deserve to cover the Olympics - at all. #Censorship

I am so incredibly upset with NBC. No one, not one single person in the United States of America got to see the terrorist Victim Tribute because our news channel NBC felt it more important to show us the Michael Phelps interview conducted by Ryan Seacrest instead. If it were not for the BBC Americans would be completely and totally clueless!!! I am so disgusted with NBC. I am sickened by this. The United Kingdom, from what I could see from Omaha Nebraska put on an incredible opening ceremony!!! I wish I could have been there myself so as not to have it muddied up by NBC.

Be sure and click on the links below so you can watch the entire performance that was censored OUT by NBC. NBC does not deserve to cover the Olympics - at all.

H/T: Deadspin: Here’s The Opening Ceremony Tribute To Terrorism Victims NBC Doesn’t Want You To See

July 26, 2012

Target's Same Sex Wedding Ad

Target has a new same sex wedding registry ad circulating. Target can do whatever they want to just like Chick-fil-A can do whatever they want to.

I will continue to eat at Chick-fil-A or shop at Target if I so choose!

Do you want to know where I draw the line?

I draw the line at Abortion. Any funding that goes to Planned Parenthood is what will get my boycott. That's the battle between the slaughter of innocent human beings and the people that choose to profit from that destruction of life.

THAT is where I draw the line.

Gay people can't be born (since they say they are born this way) if they are being aborted.

July 23, 2012

My Favorite Thomas Sowell Quotes

What is ominous is the ease with which some people go from saying that they don't like something to saying that the government should forbid it. When you go down that road, don't expect freedom to survive very long. ~Thomas Sowell

You will never understand bureaucracies until you understand that for bureaucrats procedure is everything and outcomes are nothing. ~Thomas Sowell

Too much of what is called "education" is little more than an expensive isolation from reality. ~Thomas Sowell

There are only two ways of telling the complete truth - anonymously and posthumously. ~Thomas Sowell

The welfare state is not really about the welfare of the masses. It is about the egos of the elites. ~Thomas Sowell

The simplest and most psychologically satisfying explanation of any observed phenomenon is that it happened that way because someone wanted it to happen that way. ~Thomas Sowell

The real minimum wage is zero. ~Thomas Sowell

The real goal should be reduced government spending, rather than balanced budgets achieved by ever rising tax rates to cover ever rising spending. ~Thomas Sowell

The problem isn't that Johnny can't read. The problem isn't even that Johnny can't think. The problem is that Johnny doesn't know what thinking is; he confuses it with feeling. ~Thomas Sowell

The next time some academics tell you how important diversity is, ask how many Republicans there are in their sociology department. ~Thomas Sowell

The most fundamental fact about the ideas of the political left is that they do not work. Therefore we should not be surprised to find the left concentrated in institutions where ideas do not have to work in order to survive. ~Thomas Sowell

The most basic question is not what is best, but who shall decide what is best. ~Thomas Sowell

The first lesson of economics is scarcity: there is never enough of anything to fully satisfy all those who want it. The first lesson of politics is to disregard the first lesson of economics. ~Thomas Sowell

Stopping illegal immigration would mean that wages would have to rise to a level where Americans would want the jobs currently taken by illegal aliens. ~Thomas Sowell

Socialism in general has a record of failure so blatant that only an intellectual could ignore or evade it. ~Thomas Sowell

Mystical references to society and its programs to help may warm the hearts of the gullible but what it really means is putting more power in the hands of bureaucrats. ~Thomas Sowell

Liberals seem to assume that, if you don't believe in their particular political solutions, then you don't really care about the people that they claim to want to help. ~Thomas Sowell

Liberalism is totalitarianism with a human face. ~Thomas Sowell

It is amazing that people who think we cannot afford to pay for doctors, hospitals, and medication somehow think that we can afford to pay for doctors, hospitals, medication and a government bureaucracy to administer it. ~Thomas Sowell

If you have always believed that everyone should play by the same rules and be judged by the same standards, that would have gotten you labeled a radical 60 years ago, a liberal 30 years ago and a racist today. ~Thomas Sowell

Anti-Chick-Fil-A Hypocrisy

Promoting persecution because someone doesn't agree with your views is a bit hypocritical, don't you think? That's not tolerance. That's an it's-my-way-or-the-highway mentality. I eat where the food is good. I don't care about your sexual preference or your lifestyle choices. That's the beauty of freedom in this great nation of ours. 

July 17, 2012

If you have a successful business, thank the government.

If you have a successful business, thank the government. After all, they created it. Saturday in Roanoke, Virginia, President Obama gave a speech that may sum up his world view better than anything he’s ever said. He said people are wrong when they credit their success to being smart and hard-working because lots of smart, hard-working people aren’t successful. So who IS responsible for your success? Washington! Obama said, “If you’ve got a business -- you didn’t build that. Somebody else made that happen.” He cited the government building roads and bridges and the Internet. Yes, but who paid the tab for those government goodies? Business people’s taxes. Whenever I hear this “all things spring from government” attitude, I think of the small business owner who said, “If the government is my partner, then how come when I’m still working at midnight, I look around this place… I’m the only one here?” ~Mike Huckabee

July 8, 2012

Please read what one surgeon has to say about Obamacare

PLEASE READ: From an extremely dedicated, much loved surgeon in practice today. He's an extremely dedicated, much-loved surgeon, and he was frustrated and livid in equal measure.

"I've actually had a lot of experience working in all different types of environments," he began. "I've worked in a government-run socialized medical care system, and I saw the waste and inefficiency.

"The longer people worked in that system, the less work they wanted to do, because the more you wanted to do, the more they dumped on you. So after a while you stop doing it, because they're not paying you to do more. Why should you do a difficult case, a difficult surgery that will take you hours and hours to do?

"You might start out wanting to do it, but after a while, you just run out of energy, because there's no incentive. You'd have to be a superhuman being to continue to work in that system and not be worn down by it.

"Because nobody wanted to work, it would take an hour to turn over the surgical room. In my private practice now, it takes ten minutes.

"And I saw tremendous waste: closets of stuff that never got used. Nobody cared.

"Capitalism has completely transformed my sub-specialty. When I was in training, a common procedure that I do now took 40 minutes, and people needed a month of recovery. Now it takes 10 minutes, and people can go back to work almost immediately.

"And all these improvements were driven by the financial incentive. Capitalism has had a tremendously positive effect on patient care and outcome in my specialty.

"But when I go to meetings now, I see that there's very little innovation going on. Everything's being impacted by ObamaCare, which, among other things, raises taxes on medical devices.

"You know, doctors are people, and we're being hammered on all sides here. It's the paperwork; it's insurance; it's transitioning to electronic medical records, so the government can get their mitts into your practice. It's lawsuits; it's rising overhead and decreasing compensation; it's stress upon stress upon stress.

"And a lot of doctors are going to say, 'Forget it. I don't want to do this anymore.' Guys that are 5 or 10 years older than me are just going to give up and walk away.

"Why should I be a slave to the government? You know, it used to be that doctors would do charity work at a charity hospital. Nobody wants to do it anymore, because we're too overwhelmed.

"I work 60 to 70 hours a week, so how am I supposed to fight back against this? Most doctors don't have the time to lobby their congressman or go to Washington. If you're a doctor in the trenches, you've got a stressful job; you've got a family. You're seeing the same number of patients and making half the income you used to make. People are litigious these days, so you've got to worry about lawsuits. When are you going to find time to lobby a politician?

"And the American Medical Association threw us all under the bus, even though only 18% of doctors belong to it. These people are ivory-tower academics, and they're liberals. Most of them are in academic medicine; they get a salary with some sort of incentive bonus. They show up to work and go home. They're not in the trenches like me, figuring out how to compete with other doctors and pay for malpractice insurance and how to hire four people I need to implement the electronic medical records and two people I need to deal with insurance.

"And as a doctor, I get it handed to me both ways. My taxes are raised, and my fees are lowered.

"You know, young people today who go to medical school -- I don't know what to tell them. You couldn't pay me to go to medical school today. Some doctors are going to graduate with $500,000 in debt, and how are they going to make a living?

"You're 32 or 33 years old by the time you finish your training; you're married with little kids. You've been an apprentice for 16 years, and now you're faced with socialized medicine. That's the reality on the ground. How are you supposed to manage that?

"Fortunately, I still love what I do. But I don't know what's going to happen. I think we'll wind up with a two-tiered medical system: a private one for the rich who pay cash and a mediocre one for everyone else.

"When my dad was 91, he had a heart attack and ended up with a stent. He had two more good years after that before he died. After ObamaCare, some government employee is going to decide that he is too old for this and not 'approve' for him to have that procedure.

"It's just a feeling of helplessness. The only organizations that are fighting for doctors are the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons, and Docs4 Patient Care."

After he hung up, I went to the website of Docs4 Patient Care and found this statement from its president, Dr. Hal Scherz:

The Supreme Court disappointed the majority of Americans who have voiced their opposition to Obamacare, by upholding significant portions of this truly abysmal law. Their decision has left Americans now wondering what it is that the Federal Government can't compel them to do. This is perhaps the worst decision in the history of the Supreme Court and emphasizes the importance of making the correct decision for chief executive, who controls who sits on this bench.

If you want to cure the sickness that's killing America, you'll find a powerful remedy in the voting booth in November.

H/T: Michael Franzese

July 3, 2012

Dr. Conservative

Which side of the law are you on?

When is a tax not a tax and if a tax is not a tax then what is it?

If it's a penalty then that makes it unconstitutional. BUT....The Supreme Court said it was a Tax.

I wonder how many states will walk away and say "no" to the Medicaid expansion. Federal Govt can't "penalize" any state for doing so. (No pun intended)

Any politician running for office will say it's not a tax.

1.76 trillion dollar tax/penalty to be implemented by our federal govt + the 15/16 trillions in debt (depending on whose math you choose) + all the cuts coming down the pike + the healing/recovering/improved (depending on whose analysis you choose) economy.....LMBO!!! Hahahahahaha!!!

Please tell me this is just a very bad dream...right?

July 2, 2012

The U.S. Welfare System

For years people have confused the words 'help' and 'enable.' 

Helping someone is doing something for someone that they cannot do for themselves. 

Enabling someone is when you do something for someone that can totally do for themselves...they just choose not to. 

There is a BIG difference. 

If you keep enabling people then you are part of the problem and those groups of people will continue to cheat the system. Why wouldn't they? They've assumed it's FREE for the taking. 

Our welfare system was never intended, in my opinion, to be a career choice. 

I don't begrudge anyone who is down on their luck and needs the break BUT it's not supposed to be used for the rest of your life. You need to take the initiative, stop making excuses, and choose better for yourself. 

The GOP better pay attention!!!

Obama 2012 Bumper Stickers

I must confess, when I saw this photo circulating facebook, it made me laugh out loud uncontrollably. Love him or hate Allen West he makes excellent points daily!

It's business as usual for illegals

Illegals have it made in the shade! They can come to this country un-lawfully and do as they please. They are not covered under the new health care law. It's business as usual for illegals.  


July 1, 2012

Abraham Lincoln On Enabling

Snopes says that Abraham Lincoln didn’t say all of this and that’s okay with me. I still stand by the points made in the picture.