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Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Fantastic Flying Books

(If you must have politics, please scroll down)

Hat tip to Farmer's Letters for the following delightful video of this 2012 Oscar winner (Best Animated Short Film):

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Our Devastating National Debt

From Weasel Zippers comes this grim information about America's future:

Calculate YOUR lifetime share of the national debt HERE. Take your blood pressure medication first.

Monday, February 27, 2012

Today's Recommended Reading

(Unrelated topic....See the post directly below this one. Absurdity abounds!)

See Former Obama Backer Now Thinks Obama More Incompetent than Keystone Kops! over at Mike's America. Mort Zuckerman, who supported Obama in 2008, has had a change of heart.

Sunday, February 26, 2012

Mind Boggling

From MK's blog, citing this source, comes this insane bit of news about what it takes to start up an online business in Greece:
...At the health department, they were told that all the shareholders of the company would have to provide chest X-rays, and, in the most surreal demand of all, stool samples....
Bureaucracy run amok. Literally into the muck.

Friday, February 24, 2012

Birthday Blog Break

(If you must have politics, please scroll down)

I have no idea as to any specific plans for this weekend of my 60th birthday.

But I know that Mr. AOW has been planning something and enlisting the assistance of some others. I've seen the log on his cell phone.

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Our Singing President

"Soundin' good!" rave the mainstream media outlets.

The Entitlement Mentality: Underage Drinking

Recently, Andrea McCarren, a reporter for WUSA, one of our local news channels, did a special report on underage drinking.

For a time, she withdrew herself from future appearances on camera because of the ensuing threats.

Excerpt from the story:

Monday, February 20, 2012

Islamification Via Academia

(Thanks, Mustang, for sending me the video below)

Do you know what's being taught in YOUR child's school?

ACT! for America Education

ACT! for America

A specific example of what's happening at our universities, this example being a recent one at Wake Forest University.

Saturday, February 18, 2012

Women In Art

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Enjoy this presentation of 500 years of female portraits in Western art! With thanks to commenter FreeThinke:

Thursday, February 16, 2012

The Only One? (Video Added)

According to this article dated February 15, 2012, "Colorado student quits high school choir over Islamic song praising 'Allah,'" one and only one member of the school choir had the courage to make a stand (hat tip to Infidel Bloggers Alliance):

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Obama Refuses To Budge

(A follow-up to this previous post. Settle in for one of my long posts)

According to this source:
Despite renewed statements of concern by Catholic leaders and lawmakers, the Obama administration is done negotiating and will finalize its plan requiring insurance companies to provide free contraception to women working and studying at religious institutions, President Obama’s chief of staff said Sunday....
What Obama has done is this: by forcing all insurance companies to provide contraception free of charge to insureds, these institutions, including hospitals, will have to (1) knuckle under, (2) stop providing any employer-based health insurance (They may not legally be able to do so), or (3) close their doors. Obama's mandate goes into effect on August 1, 2012.

Suppose you and I worked for one of these institutions? Would we stay as employees if there were no health insurance offered by our employer? Could we stay? Individual policies are expensive beyond belief and offer coverage more limited than that of group plans.

Monday, February 13, 2012

Happy Valentine's Day

(If you must have politics, please scroll down)

Information about Nyac, one of the hand-holding otters in the video above:
...[O]ne of the last surviving sea otters from the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill[,] Nyac came to the Vancouver Aquarium in 1989 as one of the few young survivors of the oil spill. She not only survived the traumatic event, but she overcame incredible odds and became the only known survivor to have successfully had a pup. On November 9, 1993, Nyac gave birth to a healthy female pup, Kipnuk. This event was considered miraculous due to the internal damage she had sustained. During her 20 years of life, she won the hearts of members, visitors, volunteers and staff at the Vancouver Aquarium....


In the thread below, commenter Duck's Here pointed out that Peter Brimelow gave a speech at CPAC 2012. Brimelow has a reputation as a white supremacist.

White folks are not the only racists on the planet.

Indeed, Samuel L. Jackson a civil rights activist after the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., and today an actor and film producer, is a racist and very proud to say so.

From this source:

Saturday, February 11, 2012

How Is This A Compromise?

(Two posts today. Please scroll down)

Another bluff from the Administration of Smoke and Mirrors!

According to "Obama Revamps Contraceptive Policy":

Nineteen Americans

I haven't heard any more about the following for several days. Perhaps you have?

Read the news story HERE.

FEATURED QUESTION: Healthcare Reform

(This post stuck here for a few days. Please scroll down for other material)

Recently Ann Coulter wrote "Three Cheers for Romneycare!" She stated:
...Until Obamacare, mandatory private health insurance was considered the free-market alternative to the Democrats' piecemeal socialization of the entire medical industry....
Read the entire essay HERE.

How does any kind of insurance work?

Friday, February 10, 2012

The Creation Of A Devotional Movement

Or, as many of us who oppose Obama often say, "A cult!" — in this case, the Cult of Obama.

Hat tip to A New Dark Age Is Dawning:

Do you need some visuals to go along with what Mark Edward Taylor contends in the video above? Watch the two short videos below the fold.

Thursday, February 9, 2012

The Lunatics Are Running The Asylum

We live in the Age of the Absurd.

If this nonsense appeared in a novel, readers would cry, "Too implausible!"

Spew alert! Set down your beverage before reading on.

Friday, February 3, 2012

Secondary Cataract

On Monday, I'll be undergoing this procedure on my right eye — over three years after cataract surgery:

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Quote Of The Day

Possibly the quote of the century!

From commenter FreeThinke in THIS THREAD here at Always On Watch:

Sorry to have to be the one to say it, but Obama will win in November simply because he's so "cute." He has "charisma."

The average person doesn't know anything about "policy" and couldn't care less. Obama, whether YOU think so or not, has "Charisma."

Ever since the disaster of the Nixon-Kennedy debates, "Sex Appeal" has largely been the determining factor in American politics.

Most people do NOT think, do not KNOW, and do not CARE. They just FEEL.

If this were not true, why else do you think the Lie Factories of the Ad Industry have been so enormously successful?

The public has been deliberately "dumbed down" for the past hundred years. This has conditioned most of us to ACCEPT the ever growing amounts of [excrement] that gets forced down our throats every day.

We've been SEDUCED and then BRAINWASHED by crafty manipulators. There could be no other logical explanation for what has happened.

Opposing view HERE in "The President Plays Small Ball" by Charles Krauthammer.