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Change, Intervention, and Dependency

The concept of the government “solving” all the problems of the world has crept into our society over time. With every new program, every new entitlement, the public has  gradually become accustomed to the government solving the ills of the world. And what of fact that the government seemed to make all of these problems worse? Well, that’s neglected. After all, the government is taking care of it-I don’t have to worry about it, right? Starting with the “progressive” movement in the late 19th century and accelerating greatly since the great depression, the government has vastly increased it’s meddling in […]

Milwaukee County Sheriff Sets the Record Straight

Milwaukee County Sheriff David A. Clarke Jr sees the Liberal policies that have destroyed the black community for what they are, and he’s not afraid to tell you how he feels. His recently penned Op-Ed in the Washington Times lays it on the line and he pulls no punches. He gets it. He knows that big government begets dependency and dependency begets societal breakdown.   Believe me when I tell you, this is a must-read. CLARKE: Liberal policies have destroyed the black family

Allen West Identifies the Source of Racism in the US: White Liberals

Allen West is unique in that he speaks plainly, and cuts through the political nonsense to identify tough truths.  I’ve been covering for a long time, that democrats/liberals have not really changed their opinion of the blacks.  They are still the party of the KKK, and of Jim Crow.  However, their rhetoric and means of oppression have.  Instead of segregation, they use welfare and a failed public education system.  Instead of lynchings and forced sterilization, they use abortion and prisons.  And, in EVERY circumstance, they resist any effort to change it. Allen West knows this, and that is why he […]

Are you Personally (but Inadvertently) raising a Liberal?

In a recent article on RealClearPolitics called The University Utopia, Robert Tracinski, former securities analyst for Morningstar and now the publisher of The Tracinski Letter, tackled a very important question- Why do the young vote for dependency—when the essence of youth is a quest for independence? …So take a look at the college experience, particularly for a liberal arts major, from this perspective. You study topics in which the answers are subjective, no one is too concerned about whether it has any practical application or economic value, and everyone is pretty much expected to repeat the conventional wisdom. You express […]

Government Maps The Human Brain (Part I)

  During President Obama’s recent State of the Union address he mentioned that “our scientists are mapping the human brain” leading to speculation on when the mapping would be done and what would be discovered. The wait is over.  The Brain Activity Map Project, as it is called, has been finished.  And what it reveals about the brain has scientist startled. “We found profound differences in brain activity between Democrats and Republicans” said a neuroscientist involved with the project. In the interest of the dissemination of knowledge I will now present the government’s findings in two parts.  Part One will […]

Welfare Fraud Alert: Let’s Just Say its Rampant

While researching one story, I found another.  It seems that welfare fraud is not only rampant, but also encouraged,  Here is some video coverage… http://youtu.be/KHGwZKJ0yDM Waiting for claims that it doesn’t happen, or that these are “isolated incidents.” 5, 4, 3, 2, 1…. Why is it encouraged?  Well, if your goal is to make more and more people dependent in the system, and therefore democratic voters, you can’t let a little thing like eligibility and law interfere, can you?

OWS Revisited: Sense of Entitlement and Dependency on Display

This is an old video, but it does show how the people at OWS display their sense of entitlement and dependency. You see all the hallmarks… 1.  He is uninformed 2.  When presented with factual information, he ignores it.  To quote our friend Bezmenov, “Facts say nothing to him.” 3.  He honestly thinks that society owes him what he wants. Why go over this?  Well, several million people that think like this put Obama back in the oval office.  We underestimated their numbers.  They are ignorant, entitled, and they vote.  And, we’re stuck with them.

Dependency Alert: Per Household, Welfare now Exceeds Median Income

The nanny state has apparently tightened it’s stranglehold on the American soul.  Welfare expenditures now surpass the median American income.  Doug Ross (no relation) has more… Rampant fraud and increased poverty: ‘Welfare Spending Equates to $168 Per Day for Every Household in Poverty’ The amount of money spent on welfare programs equals, when converted to cash payments, about “$168 per day for every household in poverty”… …welfare spending per day per household in poverty is $168, which is higher than the $137 median income per day. When broken down per hour, welfare spending per hour per household in poverty is $30.60, which […]

Detroit Demands Payback From Obama, In the Form of a Bailout

If you want to see sense of entitlement, or the mindset that demands something for nothing.  Take a look at the following, as a City Council member from Detroit gives a great exhibition of both… Fox 2 News Headlines The city of Detroit faces a major financial crisis and one member of city council thinks President Barack Obama should step in and help. City Council member JoAnn Watson said Tuesday the citizens support of Obama in last month’s election was enough reason for the president to bailout the struggling the city. (Click the video player to listen) “Our people in […]

ObamaPhone Hilarity: Over 250,000 Have More Than One

When you give away free stuff things that other people are paying for, you have to expect some fraud and abuse along the way.  For a great example, we need to look no further than the infamous ObamaPhone.  But, it seems that people are loving their free paid for by us phones so much, they can’t stop at just one.  Liberty News has the story… Note that Obama’s own minions found that more than 250,000 people have more than one ObamaPhone.   I guess it’s probably racist to point that out, right? To lighten the mood a bit, All American Blogger has […]

Voting for Obama for Free Phone? Just Don’t call it Dependency

Ever since Romney’s “47% Speech,” we’ve had ample opportunity to point out great examples of…well…dependency.  The latest comes from Reagan Coalition, who posted a YouTube video of an Obama voter. But remember folks, this isn’t dependency, nor has it been intentionally created by government, namely Democrats.

Left Attacks Romney Dependency Criticism: Tries to Deflect From Obama’s Failure

The attack on candidate Romney for pointing out that the left relies on dependency to gain votes continues.  However, as Jim Treacher at the Daily Caller points out, this is little more than a distraction from Obama’s many failures… The economy is collapsing. Our embassies are being overrun. Our diplomats are being murdered, and our own government is blaming it on the First Amendment. And Obama doesn’t know what to do about any of it, except for his usual plan of lying his ass off. So he and his enablers in the media hope you’ll be distracted by Romney’s “gaffe” […]

Mitt Points out Truth About Obama Supporters: Left Thinks There’s Something Wrong With it

Mitt Romney pointed out some inconvenient truths about Obama supporters.  The left got upset about it.  But to that, I must reply… Why get upset about truth? Yeah it’s often times inconvenient (unless you’re the Goracle), and it tends to hurt, as they saying goes, but it is the truth.  Take a look at the video, via Gate Way Pundit… Um, Mitt is just pointing out what the rest of us already know, so where’s the controversy?  The Democrats have grown the dependent classes TO be perpetual voters.  Just think of it.  They ruined the schools, and resist all efforts […]

Examining the Unfair “Unfair” Campaign

Nearly a decade ago, I was at a training program, when the agenda went off task, and the topic of “white privilege” was discussed.  Needless to say, I chose to not play along.  Being grounded in reality, I used evidence, both anecdotal and statistical, to argue my point.  Of course, that was explained away and denied, but it was a learning experience. Being a leftist concept, it has continued to grow, in spite of reality.  Here is a campaign run at the University of Minnesota at Duluth, via Campus Reform… http://youtu.be/Do_w2V0-3D0 The liberal failure is pretty obvious here, but a response has been crafted, via […]

Economics 101: The Effects of Dependency

We’ve often pointed out that it seems that the left wants people dependent on Government for their daily needs.  After all, if you get everything you have from the government, you’ll probably vote for the politicians that will keep it coming.  The following video from The Center for Freedom and Prosperity explains the personal dangers of government dependency… Depend on yourself?  How novel! H/T:  I’m 41

Daily Kos Denies Dependency, Is Crushed by Reality

The Democrats have worked long and hard to keep their client groups dependent on government benefits to survive.  Frankly, I can see no reason to vote for them otherwise, unless is brainwashed.  But, when Joe Walsh (R) stated the obvious, it brought on an attack by the Kossacks… I really don’t know where Republicans dredged up their current freshmen class. But I imagine that somewhere in 2008 America, the world’s most boring circus closed down, releasing all their white-collar sideshow attractions into the wild. Then the Republican Party came by, flashed a little cash to lure them into an unused cattle truck, and dumped […]

Are we Capable of Self-governance Anymore?

Thomas Jefferson once said, “Man is capable of living in society, governing itself by laws self-imposed, and securing to its members the enjoyment of life, liberty, property, and peace.” Lately I’ve been doing a great deal of thinking on the topic of self-governance and I’m beginning to wonder if we’re capable of self-governance anymore. It you ask the five different people what self-governance means to them you will get five different answers.  The most common answer I hear is that self-governance means the people set up our own form of government to be governed by.  This response is not only incomplete but totally […]

Decoding the Leftist Narrative: We’re not Successful Just by Ourselves

As we go into the election year, we’re going to see some familiar themes.   As usual, the statists will couch their ideas in kind sounding terms in an attempt to sugar coat their desire for power and control.  Since these little platitudes are going to be coming in torrents over the next few months, I thought it might be a good idea to parse them.  First up, the latest meme from the Democrats… We’re not successful just by ourselves. This one is designed to appeal to our more egalitarian nature.  After all, how do products get made without workers?  How do […]

Rewarding Dependency? Oregon gets bonus money for signing more people up for food stamps

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It has often been a dual claim from Conservatives that government assistance encourages dependency, and that this dependency is a desired outcome.  Considering that any efforts to reform welfare are resisted by the left, and that these programs did indeed foster dependency, I think we can safely state that the said dependency is not a flaw, but a feature.  After all, why else would they not stop a program in the face of overwhelming evidence of it’s failures?  Also, when large numbers of people are dependent on government assistance, why would they vote against their own benefits?  In a real […]

I'm a 1936 Republican

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The last three years have been very painful for many of conservatives.  We have witnessed first-hand the total disregard for our constitution, the overregulation of our economy, the devaluation of our dollar, and the out control spending which has created a massive debt for our children.  Now is not the time for watered down solutions.  Now is the time to think outside of the box.  Now is the time for bold action.  Now is the time for sound conservative policies to get America back on its feet.  And the platform Republicans should be standing on is the Republican platform of […]