Friday, August 31, 2012


The sea is calm tonight, 
The tide is full, the moon lies fair 
Upon the straits; on the French coast the light 
Gleams and is gone; the cliffs of England stand, 
Glimmering and vast, out in the tranquil bay. 

Come to the window, sweet is the night air!
Only, from the long line of spray 
Where the sea meets the moon-blanched land,
Listen! you hear the grating roar
Of pebbles which the waves draw back, and fling,
At their return, up the high strand,
Begin, and cease, and then again begin,
With tremulous cadence slow, and bring
The eternal note of sadness in.

Sophocles long ago
Heard it on the Agean, and it brought
Into his mind the turbid ebb and flow
Of human misery; we
Find also in the sound a thought,
Hearing it by this distant northern sea.

The Sea of Faith
Was once, too, at the full, and round earth's shore
Lay like the folds of a bright girdle furled.
But now I only hear
Its melancholy, long, withdrawing roar,
Retreating, to the breath
Of the night wind, down the vast edges drear
And naked shingles of the world.

Ah, love, let us be true
To one another! for the world, which seems
To lie before us like a land of dreams,
So various, so beautiful, so new,
Hath really neither joy, nor love, nor light,
Nor certitude, nor peace, nor help for pain;
And we are here as on a darkling plain
Swept with confused alarms of struggle and flight,
Where ignorant armies clash by night.

~ Matthew Arnold (1867)

Thursday, August 30, 2012

When America Still Knew How 
to Have Fun

Irene Dunne and Cary Grant 
In The Awful Truth

This favorite scene comes towards the end. Lucy and Jerry Warriner (Irene Dunne and Cary Grant) have been in the midst of getting a divorce. At this point it is almost settled. Due in fact to be made final at midnight. 

Poor Jerry, who really never knew his own mind, is engaged to a snooty heiress from a rich, impossibly stuffy family, and is anxiously waiting for the divorce to come through. He arrives at his fiance's house to enjoy a sedate cocktail hour with her family. 

Meanwhile, Lucy Warriner, still madly in love with her husband, hatches a brilliant scheme, and makes a last ditch effort to save her marriage. Pretending to be Jerry's sister "Lola" she crashes the party, wreaks havoc, and rescues Jerry from the suffocating clutches of Wealth and Power in this memorable comic scene.

This film is said to have been mostly ad-libbed, and both Irene Dunne and Cary Grant were past masters at it. The beautiful, normally ladylike Irene Dunne is killingly funny, and if persistent rumors are true the words to the song are mainly her own and were not merely written out and handed to her. 

~ FreeThinke

After the Ball is Over

Are there enough decent people left willing and eager to listen, and shut down the louts and the imbeciles? 
We'll know soon enough in November, won't we?

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

An Off-the-Cuff Review

Not Quite Ladies Night 

Ann Romney during her stellar performance last night

I watched about 85% of the Convention on C-Span last night. I did so reluctantly, because I didn't expect much, but Boy! was I pleasantly surprised. Everyone who spoke was mightily impressive. Artur Davis –– a man of color from Alabama, a former D'Rat turned Republican –– is a Gift from God. A magnificent speaker in every sense of the term.  

I just about fell in love with Nikki Haley –– real star quality there, beauty, brains, talent and abundant charm wrapped in a neat package. 

Governor Nikki Haley of South Carolina
I was pleasantly surprised at the appearance of Luce Vela Fortuno, the First Lady of Puerto Rico –– a dynamic, sophisticated, polished, attractive, intelligent mother of thirty-year-old triplets and still a practicing attorney. 

Luce Vela Fortuno, First Lady of Puerto Rico

Then ANN ROMNEY is so incredibly BEAUTIFUL in every sense of the word I couldn't believe it. She has to be in her sixties, yet she looks no older than 35. How she could do that after raising five strapping sons, being married to a big time businessman and politician while battling both MS and breast cancer I can't imagine. She not only looks more attractive than most movie stars by far, she speaks beautifully, is very feminine, but at the same time shows great force of character, and is obviously nobody's fool.  Most important of all she has the unmistakable aura about her of a truly happy, fulfilled individual without the faintest trace of conceit or smugness.

With he exception of some dreadful loud vulgar woman with one of those obnoxious trashy southern accents, ALL the speakers were nothing less than excellent.

New Jersey's larger-than-life Governor, Chris Christie

I LOVE Chris Christie! I had never heard him speak before, except in sound bites from the enemedia, and HE is “the real deal” –– a veritable powerhouse of authentic, heartfelt  dynamism. Like all of the others who spoke so eloquently and so beautifully last night, Governor Christie radiates sincerity and deep, powerful conviction. He’s not speaking in a manner calculated to create “the right impression,” he is who he presents himself to be. Someone I believe we could trust. How refreshing!

The members of the enemedia –– including FOX –– should be forced to dig a deep ditch, then stand at attention at the edge while they're machine gunned into it, covered in quick lime and consigned to oblivion as quickly as possible.

I watched the proceedings on C-Span who doesn’t suppress part of the commentary with tedious, inappropriate, unnecessary “analysis.”

If only the public could see these intelligent, dynamic, attractive Republicans as they really are, instead of being filtered through the enemedia. the country would stand a good chance of recovery. 

I probably like Ron Paul better than most, but I have sense enough to know a man with his personality, squeaky voice and gnomish physical appearance could never be elected president. Even HE knew that and freely admitted it while campaigning. Too bad his devoted followers can't face reality!

“Politics is the Art of the Possible.”  It is not an arena in which militant, inflexible ideologues could possibly survive.

~ FreeThinke
This Bowling Alley in Clearwater, Florida
is Doing a Thriving Business

Who Wouldn't Like the Chance 
To Knock Barack's Teeth Down his Throat?

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Now I Sit Me Down in School
Madalyn Murray O'Hair

Now I sit me down in school  
Where praying is against the rule  
For this great nation under God  
Tries to place Him ‘neath the sod.  

If Scripture now the class recites,  
It violates the Bill of Rights,  
And anytime our heads we bow  
Becomes a Federal Issue now.

Hair died purple, blue or green,  
Is no offense to the Freedom Scene.
The law’s specific, strict, precise.  
Spoken prayers are the worst vice.  

For prayer in public as a trend 
Might some poor Satanist offend.  
In silence we must meditate,  
God can't be mentioned says the State.  

But, we can curse and dress like freaks,  
And pierce our noses, tongues and cheeks.  
They outlawed guns, but FIRST the Bible.  
To quote the Good Book makes me liable
To be called a bigoted brute, 
Then subject to a legal suit.

We now see pregnant Campus Queens,  
And unwed Daddies in their teens.
Girls of eleven swinging their asses
Carting their babies to and from classes. 
Now, teaching right from wrong's taboo,  
We learn our morals from the zoo. 

They give us condoms and birth controls,  
We’re told that Witchcraft, Totem Poles,
Voodoo and Satan could save our souls, 
But the Lord from whom our rights are endowed
Can’t be mentioned. It’s not allowed,  
No word of His may reach our crowd. 

We owe this all to Murray O’Hair 
Who from her dark, degraded lair
With perverse notions of what’s fair
Has made each one of us the heir
To vice, corruption and lunacy
Unbounded, given parity
With what we knew was right and true,
So children can feel free to screw.

I'm frightened here I must confess,  
When Chaos reigns, there's great distress.  
If I receive a bullet hole,  
I beg you, Lord, to take my soul!


Satan's sickest servant O'Hair in her last days

~  Anne Animus (with a little help from FT)

Monday, August 27, 2012

Letter from My Congressman

A new report reaffirms the sad truth that Washington’s addiction to spending has placed our nation on the same perilous road as Greece.  The non-partisan Congressional Budget Office has concluded the U.S. economy will slide into a “significant recession” unless steps are taken to address our fiscal crisis.

The CBO's dire forecast should serve as a wake up call to those in Washington to cut spending, lower the debt, and restore fiscal sanity to the halls of Congress.  Unfortunately, it seems that Washington never runs out of ways to waste taxpayers’ money in breathtaking fashion.  Consider the following:

The Obama Administration reportedly paid out $500,000 in federal stimulus funds to run a green jobs ad campaign on MSNBC’s “The Rachel Maddow Show” and “Countdown With Keith Olbermann.”  The Labor Department contract listed zero jobs created as a result of the ad purchase.

Only one month after their lavish $800,000 Las Vegas gathering, the General Services Administration (GSA) held a one-day awards ceremony for "good employees" at a cost of $268,000.

The federal Environmental Protection Agency recently spent $100 million on overseas projects that included studying pig manure in Thailand, reducing pollution in China and improving air quality in Indonesia under the “Breathe Easy Jakarta” program.

For these reasons, and many more, I am fighting to pass legislation that will withhold congressional pay until a federal budget is passed.  It has been over three years since Congress last passed a budget to pay down our nearly $16 trillion debt.  The American people deserve better.  The appropriately named "No Budget, No Pay Act" will send a long overdue message that Washington is serious about tackling our nation's financial mess once and for all.

We can't wait until November, the time to act is now!

As always, please let me know what you think.

A New, More 
Up-to-Date Symbol
Has Replaced the Ass

The Democratic party today announced that it is changing its symbol from an ass to a condom, because it more accurately reflects their party's political position. 

A condom allows for inflation, halts production, destroys the next generation, protects a bunch of dicks, and gives you 
a sense of security 
while you're actually being screwed.

Damn, it just doesn't get more accurate than that!

Sunday, August 26, 2012

Razing America

America with

Negativity, and
Grotesque exaggeration

~ FreeThinke

Reality Check: RNC's Last Scramble to Strip Delegates Before the Convention

Pulling Out All Stops to Keep Ron Paul’s  Name out of Nomination

Why Mitt Romney is Unelectable!

A lot is being said in the media about 
Mitt Romney's not being likable or that 
he doesn't "relate well" to average people.
Frankly, we struggled to understand why.  
After considerable research, we have come up with 
A Top Ten List to explain this "unlikablility."

So, Here They Are


1. Drop-dead, collar-ad handsome with gracious, statesmanlike demeanor. Looks like Central Casting's  Number-One Choice to play Commander-in-Chief.

2. Been married to one woman his entire life, and has been faithful to her, including through her bouts with breast cancer and MS.

3. No scandals or skeletons in his closet. (How boring is that?)

4. Can't speak in a fake, southern-style, "black preacher voice" when it might help boost his ratings with the moron community.

5. Disciplined, highly intelligent. Graduated cum laude from both Harvard Law School and Harvard Business School –– and by the way, his academic records have not been made unavailable for public scrutiny.

6. Doesn't smoke or drink alcohol, and has never done drugs, not even in the counter-culture age when he went to college. Too square for today's America, isn’t he?

7. Represents an America of "yesterday", where people believed in God, went to Church, didn't screw around, worked hard, and became successful on their own.

8. Has a family of five strong, handsome sons, and none of them have police records or are in drug rehabilitation facilities. But of course, they were raised by a stay-at-home mom, and that "choice" deserves America's contempt.

9. Oh yes! He is a Mormon. We need to be deathly fear of that bizarre cult that teaches its members to be hard-working, clean-living, patriotic, fiscally conservative, charitable, self-reliant, and honest.

10. And one more point.....pundits say because of his great wealth, he can't relate to ordinary Americans. I guess that's because he made that money himself as opposed to marrying it or inheriting it or having it dumped on him by Sorosian characters in exchange for political favors. Apparently, poor Mitt just didn't understand that actually working at a job and earning your own money automatically alienates you from most Americans.

My goodness! it's a really strange world, isn't it?

Saturday, August 25, 2012

Could 2012 be America's Last Presidential Election?

Prophecy or Poppycock?

Barack Hussein Obama, formerly Barry Soetero

[EDITORIAL NOTE: "The people have always some champion whom they set over them and nurse into greatness . . . This and no other is the root from which a tyrant springs. When he first appears, he is a Protector. . . In the early days of his power he is full of smiles. . . When the tyrant has disposed of foreign enemies . . . and there is nothing to fear from them, then he is always stirring up some war or other in order that the people may require a leader. . . Has he not also another object . . . that they may be impoverished by taxes and thus compelled to devote themselves to their daily wants and [be] therefore less likely to conspire against him?" ~ Plato (427-347 B. C.) ]

first posted: December 12, 2011

by Bartlett Oswald de Grade

I've asked this question to a number of people and most them respond as if I were crazy for asking. They tell me that this is America, land of the free and that there will always be elections. I tell them that we are no longer the land of the free and that if Obama gets re-elected in 2012, that this just may be America 's last election.

In the past three years, the Obama administration has been very carefully crafting the nation for a political take over by his  crypto-Marxist regime and this isn't just my opinion. 

Popular radio talk show host Michael Savage is the son of Russian-Jewish immigrants and is very familiar with Soviet and European history. Savage warned his listeners this week saying, "I have to tell you that if this man, God forbid, is the next president of the United States , we're going to be living in something along the lines of –– people say Europe.  I don't believe it's going to be like Europe –– I think it will be closer to Chavez's South American dictatorship.

"This is the most corrupt, incompetent, dangerous tyrannical administration in American history. It's not politics as usual. It's not just Democrats versus Republicans. Obama has a long history of being at odds with American values and with  America itself and the founding principles of this country. They don't want government-sponsored opinions. They only want government-sponsored 'Pravda.' That's exactly what the government-media complex tells you on a daily basis - nothing but the government-media complex party line. Pay attention. Your freedom may be at stake."

Over the weekend, Rick Santorum told a small group of people in a coffee house that, "Barack Obama is not incompetent, ladies and gentleman. He knows exactly what he's doing and why he's doing it. He sees America differently than you see America. [Obama] has gone out of his way to divide this country in a way I haven't seen since the Great Depression when Franklin Roosevelt went around to divide his country. That's his hero. 

What makes America great [in Obama's mind is that] the government takes money from somebody and gives it to somebody else. No, that's what makes America France."

With his control over the Executive and Judicial branches of the government, the stage is set for a complete takeover of the government. Think about it.

ince taking office, instead of helping the economy, Obama has purposely escalated the economic crisis by plunging the country into unprecedented debt. (The last thing a failing government does is to raid the treasury)  He has a number of programs that are designed to go into effect in January 2013, just in time for his second term of office. The economic burden and increased taxes on everyone will be enough to cause the final economic collapse of the country. As soon as that happens, Obama declares Martial Law and assumes dictatorial control of the nation.

The Department of Justice has already been subverting federal laws to strip us of a number of freedoms. The Supreme Court and many of the other federal courts have been seeded with socialistic liberal judges that will rule in Obama's favor on virtually anything, thus ending constitutional rule and law.

He's already changing the face of America 's military. Some Pentagon officials are noting that an increase in the enlistment of radical Muslims into the US military where they get all the training they need on weapons and defense systems. We have no idea how many of them there are in the armed forces or in what positions they may hold.

Obama has been wielding executive powers this past year as if he were already a dictator. When Congress is not doing his bidding, he simply bypasses them and used an executive order to accomplish it anyway.

*Friday afternoon, March 16, 2012 President Barack Obama issued an Executive Order that authorizes peacetime martial law in the  United States of America . The Executive Order is titled, National Defense Resources Preparedness Order. In effect that document gives full and complete control over the entire countries natural resources in case of a natural disaster or during a time of war.*

Barack Obama granted to himself authority to approve the dispensing of all domestic energy, production, transportation, food, and water supplies as he deems necessary to protect national security. 

The document itself though is not limited to a time of war or even of that of a natural disaster. Rather the text of the document says that the President can invoke these powers for national defense in the “full spectrum of emergencies” (Sec 103a). This has set the stage for his disbandment of Congress. He would not be the first world leader to take control of a nation and disband the legislative branch of government.

He has been effectively using the media to anesthetize the public to the dangers he poses. Like a patient being prepped for surgery, people are numb to the changes and won't have a clue what took place until they wake up in recovery and realize that free America has been removed and replaced with a regime that may parallel those of Stalin, Lenin, Mussolini, Hitler, Castro and Chavez.

For the sake of our children and grandchildren, I earnestly pray that we are spared from what seems a certain future and that Obama is overwhelmingly defeated in 2012. 

If not, only God could help us.