The Case Of The Empty Chair

No Leg To Stand OnObama Hires A Mouthpiece

[...] Which brings us to the strange case of President Obama’s decision to hire Neil Eggleston to be his new White House Counsel. Eggleston is the kind of guy you go to when someone tells you, “time to lawyer up.” He’s a veteran at cleaning up ethics messes for politicians, most notably Bill Clinton, whom he aided during the Whitewater probes and the Monica Lewinsky affair, double entendre intended.

Barry 'n BillBut that’s not nearly all. He represented Rahm Emanuel during the scandal surrounding former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich, as well as Sen. Kent Conrad (D-N.D.) and George W. Bush political director Sara Taylor when scandals touched them, Clinton Cabinet members Federico Pena and Alexis Herman during corruption probes, and various business people involved in “complex criminal investigations” (Why Did Obama Hire a Top Criminal Attorney for WH Counsel?)


If Democrats lose the Senate this fall, Barack Obama loses the lynchpin of his lawlessness. The Senate in Harry Reid’s grubby hands has killed Obamacare repeal bills by the bushel and keeps every possibility of holding Obama accountable at bay. But  …. with polls showing the Democrats’ Senate majority in major trouble, Barack Obama is lawyering up.(PJ Tatler)


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“SHUT UP!” they remarked.

Hill and Shill

“It is easy to believe in freedom of speech for those with whom we agree.” – Leo McKern

If the freedom of speech is taken away then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.” — George Washington

ANAGRAM: “Democrats make you sick?” ** “Eradicate scummy kooks!” – Free Republic

If you can’t beat ‘em, shut ‘em up:

The Internal Revenue Service has revoked the tax-exempt status of a conservative charity for making statements critical of Hillary Rodham Clinton and John Kerry, according to a USA Today report … The IRS said the center acted as an “action organization” by publishing alerts on its website for columns written by its president, former FBI agent Gary Aldrich. The IRS pointed out a column that appeared to be published by Townhall on April 2, 2004, in which Mr. Aldrich wrote, “if John Kerry promises otherwise ill-informed swing-voters lower gas prices at the pump, more than a few greedy, registered ignoramuses will follow him anywhere…” Another article cited by the IRS was a 2005 piece titled “Stop Hillary Now!,” which rallied “Clinton haters” to inform voters of Hillary Clinton’s “atrocious conduct…”  (Washington Times)

Better yet, lock ‘em up:

E-Mails Reveal IRS Plot To Jail Conservatives

A series of emails from ex-IRS official Lois Lerner, who twice refused to answer questions from Congress about her targeting of conservative groups, reveals she was in contact with Eric Holder’s Department of Justice about prosecuting those organizations, according to the Washington watchdog group Judicial Watch … [Judicial Watch President Tom] Fitton said the IRS emails show the Department of Justice is now implicated and conflicted in the IRS scandal.

“No wonder we had to sue in federal court to get these documents,” he said.

Today’s Democrats — making Al Capone look like a church deacon.


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Didn't Matter Then Either…and Democratic dimwits like Dumb Deb have the nerve to call Republicans extremists??

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Squeeze Play

The Dimwit

“I wish it need not have happened in my time,” said Frodo.
“So do I,” said Gandalf, “and so do all who live to see such times. But that is not for them to decide. All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us.” J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring

Jerry Seinfeld: Hold it, Newman, you wouldn’t eat broccoli if it was deep fried in chocolate sauce.
Newman: I love broccoli.  Its good for you.
Jerry Seinfeld: Really? Then maybe you’d like to have a piece?
Newman: Gladly. [Newman spits it out] Vile weed!

Ah, t’were it but the noon repasts of juveniles that the Marxists in Washington desired to control.  But, no. They want to control all that enters the minds of the young as well as what goes down their gullets:

That’s not the worst of it.  While the distaff Obama works to replace student burgers with federal broccoli, her husband seeks, under the guise of “protecting” the environment, to control the very air, water, and soil in which the “vile weed” flourishes.

Red AirThis is communism, folks.  And, given the industrial smog choking Red China as well as the grimy history of the former Iron Curtain countries, socialist commissars and liberal Democrats are not the kind of stewards any sane person would want tending their former privately owned yards.

Or tending anything else, for that matter.

Each day, the federal anaconda squeezes more of the life from us, while the serpent insistsAnaconda that he crushes us for our own good. The average Mafia don is less dangerous than the ideologues and opportunists we’ve elected to represent us.  Democrats are the primary culprits, of course, but the embrace of the snakes is a bipartisan effort.  It was, after all, Tricky Dick Nixon who saddled us with the E.P.A.  And guys like Bawlin’ John Boehner are carrying his execrable tradition forward.

Bawlin' JohnThe GOP has been hijacked. That’s right, hijacked. Over the past 100 years, an elite progressive minority has taken the Republican Party far afield from its conservative platform and the interests and values of its grassroots conservative base … We are angry at the disrespect shown to limited-government constitutional conservatives who were delegates to the 2012 Republican National Convention. We are angrier still when members of Congress, whom we elected, and who want to use the democratic process to push policies based on conservative principles, are told to “get their ass in line” by Speaker of the House John Boehner, and to go along with the Republican Party leadership’s betrayal of conservative principles—or else. (We’re Coming for You, John Boehner)

Elections are not the answer to what ails us. Vote the current crop of bums out and they’ll just be replaced by fresh bums.  The evidence of history is that pigs will pen poems before a government voluntarily shrinks itself.  The nostrum that’s needed is one we already have: The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people. (10th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution)

But you can’t cure the disease if you won’t take the medicine.

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Democrats: The Red Headed League

“As a rule, the more bizarre a thing is the less mysterious it proves to be.” – Sherlock Holmes, The Red Headed League

The American Lenin… but don’t take my word for it.  Here’s David Horowitz, one-time Red Diaper baby, charter member of the radical 1960′s “Movement”, and former editor of the defunct leftist journal Ramparts MagazineMr. Horowitz should know a Red when he spots one — hell, he used to be one:

“My parents were communist just like the mayor of New York, I was a new leftist in the ’60s just like the mayor of New York, but I got off that boat and he never did, he’s still a communist. Why should you be surprised, you elect a communist and then you expect good governance? I mean, what communist has ever run an administration well? Unfortunately, we have an identical personality in the White House who is absolutely bent on destroying this country. He is responsible for the explosions of the Middle East, he’s a supporter still of the Muslim Brotherhood, which is the fountainhead of Al Qaida and terrorism globally. He’s Putin’s patsy. Every American with a drop of patriotic blood is terribly embarrassed that we have become a laughing stock, and that’s basically because Obama thinks when America surrenders it’s good for the world. He is an anti-American president; he is an enemy of this country.

The Obama FileFortunately, Mr. Horowitz came to his senses; many of his communist comrades did not — they became Democrats.

“Most conservatives habitually referred to leftists who were determined enemies of America’s social contract as “liberals.” In calling them liberals, conservatives failed to appreciate the Marxist foundations and religious dimensions of the radical faith or the hatreds it inspired. And they failed to appreciate the left’s brutal imposture in stealing the identity of the intellectually pragmatic, patriotic, anti-totalitarian “Cold War liberals” whose influence in American political life they began killing off in 1972 with the McGovern coup inside the Democratic Party.” (Preface to The Black Book of the American Left)

In order to appreciate the depths to which the modern Democratic Party has fallen, one need look no further than the malevolent Dirty Harry Reid, Senate majority leader:

Sen. Harry Reid (D-Nev.) claimed on Thursday that armed supporters of rancher Cliven Bundy are “domestic terrorists” and reckless individuals who put their families in danger.

Speaking at a Las Vegas Review-Journal event, Reid was clear: “They’re nothing more than domestic terrorists. I repeat: what happened there was domestic terrorism.” (The Blaze)

Dirty Harry is but one example of the closet-totalitarians who infest the ranks of the federal government — the same government that controls the heavy weapons.

Are you dismissing [Reid's] comment as sour grapes after having his reputation again dinged because of his involvement in the matter? You shouldn’t.

No One's Wild About HarryWhen the majority leader of the United States Senate calls you a Domestic Terrorist, and he has helped his colleagues pass many, many laws that deal very harshly with ‘Domestic Terrorists’, and the legitimacy of his powerbase is challenged and backs down in the desert, you had better take him seriously. He has just been very honest with us all. He has told us what he thinks of us, and he has already told the world how we should be treated. And he has hundreds of political allies currently sitting in elected offices across the country. And his team has a million guns and badges at their disposal, waiting for orders. When a man tells you who he is, believe him. (III Percent Patriots)


Instead of putting a lien on the property of Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy, the Bureau of Land Management surrounded his ranch with 200 armed agents. It’s not the only agency with a private army. Back in 2008, candidate Barack Obama slipped a little-noticed line in a speech, proposing a national police force reporting straight to him. “We cannot continue to rely only on our military,” he said. We’ve got to have a civilian national security force that’s just as powerful, just as strong, just as well-funded.” (IBD)

And by “civilian” Obama meant federal employees under his control:

[...] 40 federal agencies – including nearly a dozen typically not associated with law enforcement — have armed divisions.

The agencies employ about 120,000 full-time officers authorized to carry guns and make arrests, according to a June 2012 Justice Department report.

Though most Americans know agents within the Drug Enforcement Agency and the Federal Bureau of Prisons carry guns, agencies such as the Library of Congress and Federal Reserve Board employing armed officers might come as a surprise

Pistol packing librarians?  Just what is the penalty for an overdue book these days?  But that’s not all …

The number of federal department with armed personnel climbs to 73 when adding in the 33 offices of inspector general, the government watchdogs for agencies as large as the Postal Service to the Government Printing Office, whose IG has only five full-time officers. (Armed EPA raid in Alaska sheds light on 70 fed agencies with armed divisions)

What’s next? Census takers with Glocks? Answer those pesky personal questions, Citizen, or take a double-tap to the head. This is “fundamental transformation,” all right, courtesy of Barack Obama’s federal government.  Just the way Lenin would’ve wanted it.


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For Whom The Cow Bell Tolls

Dirty Harry

“Something is very wrong. Something smells rotten in the Nevada desert.  And Senator Harry Reid’s fingerprints are all over it.” – Wayne Allyn Root

“The standoff in the Nevada desert wasn’t about a desert tortoise or a rancher’s failure to pay grazing fees. It was about the state’s senior senator again enriching himself and his family at public expense.” – IBD

“This isn’t over.” – Harry Reid

Why Is U.S. Senator Harry Reid So Concerned With A Local Nevada Rancher?

[...] It has been pointed out by journalists intent on covering for Reid that a $5 billion Chinese solar project backed by Reid was recently shelved. But what they forgot to mention is Reid’s involvement in multiple solar and wind projects across the Nevada desert. Only days ago, Senator Reid was featured in a photo at a groundbreaking ceremony for a new solar project. Where is that project located? Just 35 miles from the Bundy ranch in Bunkerville, Nevada.If The Shoe Fits

Senator Reid’s fingers are in virtually every solar and wind project in the Nevada desert. Green energy is his obsession. Green energy is his baby. His vision is turning the Nevada desert into the “Green Energy Capital of America.”

Who benefits from that vision? Democratic donors who run green energy companies. Who stands in the way of that vision? Nevada’s ranchers, farmers and property owners — almost all of whom are diehard Tea Party conservatives and patriots who despise Reid.

Harry Reid has never held a real job in his long and miserable life.  Yet, he has managed to become one of the filthy rich — and he didn’t have to marry a wealthy dowager to do it:

Try this thought experiment. Imagine that someone grows up in poverty, works his way through law school by holding the night shift as a Capitol Hill policeman, and spends all but two years of his career as a public servant. Now imagine that this person’s current salary — and he’s at the top of his game — is $193,400. You probably wouldn’t expect him to have millions in stocks, bonds, and real estate. But, surprise, he does, if he’s our Senate majority leader, whose net worth is between 3 and 10 million dollars, according to Did Harry Reid Get Rich?)

Is Harry dirty?  The F.B.I. thinks so, but their investigatory efforts have been stymied by Barack Obama’s top cop:

While the Justice Department was busy compiling a case against Obama critic Dinesh D’Souza for minor campaign-law violations, it was blocking a more troubling probe involving the Senate’s top Democrat … In one incident being investigated, Reid allegedly switched sides and sponsored an online gambling bill after he allegedly received money from the industry. A senior FBI official told ABC News the inaction by the DOJ “risks creating the perception of a cover-up.”

It’s not like this sort of corruption charge is wildly out of character for ReidEven the mainstream press has picked up the foul stench of his past activities. In 2012, Reuters reported that Reid had been doing yeoman’s work on behalf of a Chinese energy firm, ENN, that wanted to build a $5 billion solar panel plant in Nevada. Turns out Reid’s son Rory worked at the law firm representing that very same company. The Washington Post reported that in 2004 and 2005, Reid earmarked $21.5 million for a bridge linking a gambling resort town in Nevada with a city in Arizona where Reid just happened to own 160 acres of undeveloped land. Reid also reportedly funneled some $47 million in earmarks that directly benefited organizations his son Key was affiliated with. And last year, a close Reid friend, Harvey Whittemore, was found guilty of directing more than $130,000 worth of illegal funds into Reid’s re-election war chest.

It appears Harry made his dough the old fashioned way — kickbacks and influence peddling.  This guy looks as crooked as a country cow path.

The federal gangsters are after Cliven Bundy today. But tomorrow? Ask not for whom the cow bell tolls — it tolls for thee.


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Anti-American Hustle

Anti-American Hustlers

“Yes we can’t!” – Sergio Aragonés

“President Obama smoked so much pot in college he never learned to spell. Which is why he’s confusing the word “ruining” the country with “running” the country.” – Kilburn Hall

“‘Wann dem Führer wuste!’ – If the Führer only knew! – This was an expression common during the Third Reich among those who supposed that Hitler could do no wrong. The implication being that anything in Germany that was not quite right was so only because Hitler didn’t know about it.” – Yahoo

“We need a direct repudiation of Barack Obama and everything for which he stands.” – Monica Crowley

If as many citizens believed in preventive politics as they do preventive medicine, Barack Obama and most of the Democratic Party would be quarantined in the Guantanamo Bay detention camp with the rest of America’s enemies.  And, as phase 2 of their Unaffordable Care Act kicks in, a majority of the nation’s voters might finally be willing to send ‘em there:

First-time insurance purchasers, especially those living paycheck to paycheck, will be shocked by ObamaCare’s high deductibles, about $3,000 for the silver plan (the most commonly selected) and $5,000 for the bronze plan (the most affordable).

Basically, you’ll have to pay thousands out of pocket for appointments, tests and prescriptions until you reach your deductible.

Millennials who heard Obama say … that they can buy a health plan for the price of a cellphone contract won’t be laughing when they realize what the $5,000 deductible means. (Coming Attractions For The Obamacare Disaster Film)

 With deductibles like these — and with the IRS hounding you for penalty fees if you don’t enroll — anyone running for office in the foreseeable future with a (D) after their name might do better if they ran instead for any aircraft willing to fly them somewhere that lacks an extradition treaty. Cuba, perhaps. They’d feel right at home.


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“Hello, Ball!”

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(Norton is teaching Ralph how to play golf) “First, you step up and address the ball.”

(To golf ball) “Hellooo, ball!” – The Honeymooners


“It is difficult, if not impossible to recall a US politician so uniformly out of step with traditional American ideals of capitalism, liberty, patriotism, military, honor, loyalty, sovereignty, faith, Islam and Christianity.” – Kelly O’Connell

Any time a prevaricating ‘progressive’ like Barack Obama joins a race baiting mob informant like Al Sharpton  to address a gaggle of brain-dead Democrats, you’ll have more incurable fantasists in one place than exist anywhere outside of the Rehabilitation Through The Arts program at Sing Sing Correctional Facility.

Obama To Sharpton’s Group: ID Laws Are ‘Real Voter Fraud’ (The Blaze)

President Barack Obama tore into state voter ID laws Friday when speaking to the Rev. Al Sharpton’s National Action Network, accusing Republicans of trying to block minorities, women and seniors from voting and calling the laws a fraud … Obama said most studies show voter fraud is not a problem. “The real voter fraud is those that try to deny our rights by making arguments about voter fraud…”

Bunco ArtistsOf course voter fraud is not a problem — for Democrats.  After all, the recently risen dead and their friends — who appear only during elections — do not, as a general rule, cast ballots for Republicans.  

North Carolina Answers Democrats’ Question ‘What Vote Fraud?’ N.C. Proves Multiple Voting Occurs And Dead Cast Ballots (Washington Times)

It’s an article of the faith of the Democrats that voter fraud is nothing to worry about because it never happens. Kim Strach, the North Carolina director of elections, has living proof — and some dead proof — otherwise.

She has identified 35,750 persons who voted in North Carolina sharing a name, birth date and Social Security number with someone who voted in another state in 2012. Another 81 North Carolinians voted after they died.

Ghosts have no constitutional rights, not yet, but Barack Obama and the Democrats think rigor mortis need not keep voters from practicing good citizenship.

America after Obama (if there is an America after Obama) will need more repairs than New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina.  Here’s a few ideas to get the ball rolling:

Obama & Catastrophe as Public Policy: Marx’s Revolution Cometh (CFP)

The question of, “What can be done about Barack?” is an important but vexing subject which every patriotic American must spend time pondering. There will be many answers to this question, but here are 10 suggestions, in order of most influential. To survive Barack’s naked socialism, America must:

  1. Experience a revival to regain our spiritual edge.
  2. Figure out how to get parents to marry and stay together.
  3. Rebuild a quality education system, while teaching government, US history, logic, rhetoric and capitalism.
  4. Update and rebuild the US military without drastic cuts.
  5. Pass laws favoring work over welfare.
  6. Strengthen borders and punish illegals while encouraging desirable foreigners to enter lawfully.
  7. Reduce and eliminate deficit spending.
  8. Restore patriotism and America first pride.
  9. Restore integrity to US science.
  10. Make every change available to build up US business, while reforming the tax code.


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Eric Holder’s Friendship Bracelets

Eric the Red

“I have a very strict gun control policy: if there’s a gun around, I want to be in control of it.” – Clint Eastwood

“A woman who demands further gun control legislation is like a chicken who roots for Colonel Sanders.” – Larry Elder

“Remember the first rule of gunfighting … have a gun.” – Jeff Cooper

“When seconds count, the cops are just minutes away.” – Clint Smith

“In England, if you commit a crime, the police don’t have a gun and you don’t have a gun. If you commit a crime, the police will say ‘Stop, or I’ll say stop again.’” Robin Williams

“A fear of weapons is a sign of retarded sexual and emotional maturity.” – Sigmund Freud

“The Attorney General asserted that he has a ‘vast amount of discretion’ about how he does or doesn’t choose to enforce our nation’s laws. Which doesn’t make them laws so much as whimsical suggestions.” – Stilton Jarlsberg

It’s interesting, isn’t it, that Democratic politicians, the most rabid of whom are protected 24/7 by armed bodyguards, are forever demanding the confiscation of everyone’s means of defense except their own.  The motives of these left-wing elitists would be less suspect if they concentrated on disarming criminals instead of law abiding gun owners, but then that would make them conservatives, and we wouldn’t be having this discussion in the first place.

Radical in '73 Radical in '14The contemptible Eric Holder, Barack Obama’s increasingly testy Attorney General, has spent his time in office enforcing only those federal laws which he and the rest of Obama’s executive branch radicals deem agenda-worthy, while blithely ignoring the rest.  Holder calls such arbitrary malfeasance “prosecutorial discretion”  and cites “racism” and the enmity of the “gun lobby” as the only reasons he and his boss have encountered any resistance to their unconstitutional schemes.

Attorney General Holder dropped the race card on the table today, throwing down a clear suggestion that the mistreatment he thinks he’s getting from Republicans is based not on the content of his character – which actually, it is – but on the color of his skin.

Charging “racism” is, of course, the preferred defense of every scoundrel of color in these enlightened times, as well as being the approved rejoinder of the Democratic Party to anyone astute enough to disagree with their boneheaded ideas.The Real Racists

Obama, Holder, and the rest of the Red-winged radicals currently roosting in the nation’s capitol are not our best; and, given the disastrous nature of the policies foisted on us over the last 5 years, they’re a long way from being our brightest.  Take Holder’s latest hare-brained proposal — fitting lawful gun owners with government tracking bracelets:

… when some screaming maniac chainsaws his way into your house on a dark and stormy night and is shredding the closet door behind which your terrified family is huddling, do you want your gun disabled because of a complicated, fallible electronic ID bracelet designed by the same techno-idiots who came up with (“Error 404 – Try Shooting Later!”)

Clearly, there’s a pretty wild disparity between Holder’s belief that such an ID system for gun owners is simply “common sense,” while a photo ID system for voters is, in his words, an “aggressive step to curtail the voting rights of African-Americans.” (Byte the Bullet)

On the other hand, there are lots of dangerous people in this country who need to be closely monitored.  And most of ‘em have a (D) after their names.


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Foul Balls

Good To Be The King

“The left is doing what they always do when their policies fail: make everything about race, instead. If the Obama presidency itself is what’s failing, then his whole presidency—the one that was supposed to usher in a post-racial era—must be all about race, too.” – Robert Tracinski

“The daily news rundown is whatever’s important to the Democrat Party, and that’s it.” – Rush Limbaugh

“All things considered, when liberals merely settle for lying, they’re being on their best behavior.” – Burt Prelutsky

“Memo to History: the vocation of Community Organizer is a poor résumé choice for America’s highest civilian office” – Glenn Fairman

How bad is it?  67% of the 24 years preceding the presidential election of 2016 will have dawned with a leftist occupying the seat of power.  Two conclusions can be immediately drawn from this depressing reality: one, the Republican Party has a decided knack for providing candidates who possess the allure and charisma of sink hair, and two, the modern American body politic, all things being equal, now includes more King’s men than Constitutional patriots. Taken as a whole, We The People have grown as dumb as a bag of counterfeit tuppence.

Consider the unrelenting disaster that has been the administration of Barack Obama. It’s amazing that even his dog still approves of him, let alone 42% of his countrymen; given the sorry state of modern American public education,  it should come as no grand surprise. I’ve known fish that are better schooled than most of today’s citizens. As a nation, we’ve transitioned from the Land of the Free to the Land of the Free Lunch — free, at least, for the 50% of us who gleefully sponge off the others.

The mindset of the modern liberal is probably best displayed by the homicidal fantasies of a New York Times scrivener who seems to be watching entirely too much television:

Like many viewers of the hit fantasy show, “Game Of Thrones,” New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd enjoys escaping reality for a few hours and fantasizing about brutally murdering her political opponents.

Dowd wrote in her Sunday column that she wished Washington resembled Westoros — and that she could witness the murders of entire families, gaze upon stakes bearing defeated foes’ heads, and watch House Republicans get their throats slit a la the infamous Red Wedding …

A world where Republican Sens. Ted Cruz and Rand Paul can’t be mutilated and where Republicans can’t be locked into the House chamber to be savagely stabbed to death isn’t worth living in, Dowd complained.

liberals-termitesWell, you can’t really hold a lefty’s psychosis against ‘em.  After all, who on the right has not imagined burying Dirty Harry Reid or the Barbary buffoon Nancy Pelosi neck-deep beside a hill of Solenopsis ants and drizzling warm honey over their heads?  Personally, I’ve whiled away many a happy hour on a rainy afternoon daydreaming of a device capable of whisking Barack Obama and his entire cadre of mad Marxists on a one-way trip to Vietnam’s A Shau Valley, circa 1968. But in the real world, the only machines capable of banishing the socialists back to the Phantom Zone are the ones that count the ballots.  And they may be rigged in favor of the house:

In many of the most important swing states it was being reported that Romney voters were claiming that when they tried to cast votes for Romney that the voting machines changed their votes to Obama instead.

Liberals like the murderous Ms. Dowd would never countenance such anti-democratic skullduggery, of course.  They insist that every vote must count — and some must count more than once.  They will tell you that electoral fraud is as rare a thing as a close encounter with a Sasquatch, and the requiring of personal identification in order to exercise the franchise is a plot hatched by nefarious right-wing racists in order to suppress the rights of minorities.  But the hard evidence of 2012 would seem to indicate that  the only voter suppression taking place was of citizens desirous of electing Mitt Romney as president:

It’s one thing for a Democratic presidential candidate to dominate a Democratic city like Philadelphia, but check out this head-spinning figure: In 59 voting divisions in the city, Mitt Romney received not one vote. Zero. Zilch.

These are the kind of numbers that send Republicans into paroxysms of voter-fraud angst … was there not one contrarian voter in those 59 divisions, where unofficial vote tallies have President Obama outscoring Romney by a combined 19,605 to 0?

Even the fabled 1927 Yankees couldn’t outscore an opponent by a margin like that — and Barack Obama ain’t Babe Ruth.


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