The Pinocchio Effect

Posted Sunday, May 1, 2011, at 2:53 AM
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  • Outstanding post Sam. The MSM's template has been set, and apposition is labeled racism. This of course is a lie, and how many more lies have to be told to keep this one alive. In the past, when conservatives were confronted with a charge of racism, they backed down and ran. Today, however, more conservatives are standing up to the charge, and guess what, the MSM talking heads have to run.

    One NPR panelist on a popular political round table even had the nerve to say the criticism of former President George Bush wasn't personal. Do they believe no one noticed the treatment they gave him over his eight years?

    President Obama claims more oil wells have been drilled in his two years than the previous eight. Are we racist to challenge him on this?

    The stimulus package of two years ago is working. Again are we racist to challenge him of this?

    The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan will end on his watch. Well?

    And Gitmo?

    The Justice Department seem to have been caught giving arms to the Mexican drug lords, and those weapons were use to murder. For so long, the Obama Administration blamed to flow of weapons into Mexico on lax U.S. gun laws. Could this be called a lie? Will this be called racism to demand justice here?

    This administration, and it's accomplice, the MSM is nothing more than a huge water balloon, being crushed by the weight on it's lies. Soon it will burst and the truth, and the justice that goes with it will spew forth.

    Great blog Sam, keep them coming.

    -- Posted by Chunky Peanut Butter on Sun, May 1, 2011, at 8:04 AM
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    Sam, glad to see you are still at it. Excellent blog pal. I liked your line that truth requires action or faith. It sure does. I agree with the comments cpb made. There is most definitely an assault, a deliberate assault upon the truth in this country by the forces on the left. I know it has been said before, but the upcoming Presidential election will be the most important elections in our country's history. I don't think we'll survive a second Obama term.

    -- Posted by Leo.Pold on Sun, May 1, 2011, at 3:30 PM
  • I think we are so captivated with our own self rectitude that we feel its our duty somehow to to throw about these malignated phrases, like racest, hypocrite, etc. We do it to make our selves look righteous. What a joke, we are all flawed in one way or another, so if you live in a glass house, we shouldn't throw stones. I'm not saying I haven't thrown a few myself.

    -- Posted by Keda46 on Sun, May 1, 2011, at 3:46 PM
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    Hey Leo - glad to see you back. Haven't heard from you in a year or so!

    Thanks CPB and Leo for kind comments.

    Keda - I think it is the Democrats who view everything through the lens of race. The first black this, the first woman that, the first Hispanic whatever, and it gets old.

    My mother was a minority woman, who fought sexism and racism through her career, but never lost her faith in the idea of America. Land of the free, home of the brave. She never let her children lose hope in the American Dream. She believed in America, she taught us individual responsibility and plain speaking.

    Before my mom passed away she would read my blog, and comments from those calling me a racist, and she'd be hurt. She knew better. But she encouraged me to continue to speak out, and not let the criticism from the left get to me.

    And she taught me something else, and that was to apologize when I would screw up, and I have tired to do just that.

    I am getting sick and tired of liberals, in their smugness and contempt, attacking those of us who abject to the Obama agenda, as war mongers, haters, racists, bigots, misogynists, and on and on.

    I know I have allot more road behind me than in front of me. I will be dead and gone when the consequences of the misguided policies and actions of this President, come to full bloom.

    I speak out for my kids, and my grandkids, who deserve the America that let a woman like my mom, born into poverty on a reservation, achieve success and happiness without government handouts, or falling into serfdom.

    And growing up, I certainly did not have teachers in my classroom bombarding me with leftist propaganda of how hideous my country was, and is.

    Land of the free. That is all that I want. It was the dream of my father, and my mother. Can you dig it? I knew that you could.

    -- Posted by sameldridge on Sun, May 1, 2011, at 8:34 PM
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    Good post, Sam!

    On the economic front we are not getting the truth, from the Obama administration nor the Main Stream Media.

    McDonalds recently had a nationwide hiring program and hired a few thousand employees, BUT they received 932,000 applicants! These are mostly entry-level jobs, too.

    We have 8.8% unemployed, but only because after a year of being unemployed, you aren't counted anymore! After that long you are removed from the unemployed category because you are assumed to have quit looking. Same for the underemployed; if you wanted fulltime work but had to accept part time work you're not counted as unemployed anymore.

    MITs Billion Prices Project revealed inflation in the first quarter of 2010 at 7.4%, not the much lower CPI numbers being fed us by the government. Not hard to see where all that Quatitative Easing money is showing up.

    Stocks are lower now than in 2000.

    The US Dollar index is at a post-2008 low.

    The price of Gold and Silver have been making new alltime and 30year highs! People see the reality of inflation and are moving out of the dollar and into precious metals.

    Yet the administration and the media constantly tout "economic recovery" and that the goverment has pulled us back from the brink. And, of course, Bernanke portrays inflation as mild so far, and he expects even that inflation to taper off soon.

    And the major media outlets report everything they are fed by the government as if it were the absolute, undeniable truth. From the Gospel of Bernanke, Geithner, and Obama.

    -- Posted by Boomer62 on Tue, May 3, 2011, at 3:40 PM
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    Excellent points Boomer!

    And you and I, and most everybody that hasn't had their thinking destroyed by liberal dogma, knows, the unemployment rate is really more like 20%.

    How right you are - the gospel according to Obama.

    -- Posted by sameldridge on Tue, May 3, 2011, at 5:50 PM
  • Rush Limbaugh has it right, President barack obama is nothing but a parasite. He feeds off of the pain and discontent of America. As he is getting his butt handed to him by the New Republicans, he resorts to his real self, the community organizer (re: agitator). How must it feel Pbho supporters and voter, you elected a mere flea, tick, hook worm, chigger, and etc etc.

    -- Posted by Chunky Peanut Butter on Thu, Jun 30, 2011, at 10:45 PM
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