Saturday, July 18, 2009

Bob's Political Digest July 18, 2009

'Indications' Jakarta blasts were suicide bombs
Since Islam is a “religion of Peace,” I suspect crazed Presbyterians.

Conservative Group Calls For Probe Of Conyers
Wife's Case Raises Disclosure Issue
What was it Queen Nancy said about a Republican “Culture of Corruption”?

We Want More Government
Just don't ask us to pay for it.
Excerpt: What this means is that balancing the budget in 2020 would require a tax increase of almost 50 percent from the past half century's average. To get from 18 to 26 percent of GDP (spending in 2020) would require another 8 percent of GDP in taxes. In today's dollars, that would be about $1.1 trillion, a 44 percent annual tax increase. Even these figures may be optimistic, because the CBO's projections for defense and "nondefense discretionary spending" may be unrealistically low. This last category covers everything from environmental regulation to aid to education to homeland security. (when I was a senator, the rule was that if you wanted to be re-elected, you had to give the public what it wanted—more spending and less taxes.)

Terrifying 57% Tax Looms For Biggest Earners. (“The power to tax is the power to destroy” --John Marshall)

My son, the Marine
At first, we resisted his decision to join the Corps. We still have doubts, but there's also some pride in his choice.,0,4295634.story
I fear for our future as a free people when I read about her “friends’” comments. It was people like them in the 1930s who gave Hitler & the Nazis the opportunity to rise and kill 60M people in the 1940s. I suggest she read Keeping Faith: A Father-Son Story About Love and the United States Marine Corps by a liberal father and his Marine son, who were in that situation.

Bay State Rationing
How’s government health care working out in Massachusetts?

Obama's pals escape transparency rules
Maybe because of the BO Lapdogs in the Media?

Arab Festival 2009: Sharia in the US
A must see.

Pelosi Censors Republicans
by Rep. John Carter
Transparency? We don’t need no stinkin’ transparency!


  1. BRAVO.

    Igor Tafel Hallandale Beach FL.

  2. You are the man! I wish all the people that felt like you had the guts and conviction to stand tall and convey their feelings !