Saturday Rant! / And Some Good News

January 24th, 2015

I simply have to get this off my chest. Democrat’s are just plain evil, but Republicans are worst. They’re the stupidest party in the world. Now I feel better–sort of.  I just read today that they are thinking of eliminating the filibuster for future Supreme Court nominees. Now why in all that’s holly would a Republican with the minutest bit of sense want to give the Dems a chance to seat a highly liberal justice? And so my earlier statement.  And guess whose leading the charge? Wait for it–our old friend Lamar Alexander Tenn. and Roy Blunt. Mo. Might I ad that Tenn. just reelected this old geezer. Gosh. Over the next two years the Pres. is likely to have an opportunity to recommend a new justice. Let’s admit it, several of them seem to be on their last legs. So hey, what better way to make sure his ultra left leaning pick gets on the bench. The filibuster is the only way to do that and we’re giving it away like Halloween candy. Pardon me while I hit my head several times on my desk. And then there’s this. You’ve been saving since puberty to have the funds to send your future children to college. (Not a great idea considering the education they’re getting for the cost) Now our man of the people, our I don’t feel you pain president, when questioned why he wants to tax all those college savings, tells you, “Forget about College, send them to a Community College instead.” Oh but wait! I forgot that the President plans to give you the first two years at a community free. Well, that makes all the difference. Think about this however, if we get community colleges, at least the first two years, free, then why not just go on and pay the lower fees for the next two years and cut the universities and colleges out all together. I bet all this high paid academic’s would be fine with that. Fewer students, lighter teaching loads, fewer test to grade. But wait, if there aren’t as many students, then some of those professors might not be necessary. On the other hand with tenure they’d be set up to fight being let go. I’ll have to give this more thought. And yes, I’m aware that community colleges don’t really give out four year degrees that’s worth much but then neither do colleges if you really think about it. It’d be cheaper to send your kid to a trade school where they’d actually be able to support themselves when it’s all said and done. A word here about the Mitt. This guy should really join the circus. He can flip flop with the best of them and he doesn’t seem to even need a trampoline. Now I admit my memory isn’t as good as it use to be, but hey, I’m not as young as I use to be either. Regardless, didn’t he say during his first run that Global Warming was a fact. That we were destroying the planet? I’ll answer that for you–yes, he did. Then when he ran last time didn’t he say he was wrong about that and global warming wasn’t what it was cracked up to be? That’s another yes for those keeping score. And now–Dah-dah–it’s now a man made problem. Holy Cow, this guy really knows how to confuse all those who are trying to follow what he really believes. I, of course, don’t fit into that group. Would someone please tell the guy it’s over. Done, Finished. He tried, he lost, he tried, he lost. Lets just leave it at that. __________________________________

Now on to something more cheerful.  It looks like the President wasn’t too happy with the response he got from some of those in his party concerning his plans to turn America into a Communist State. In fact an aid says Obama will ‘steamroll’ Dems in Congress after they split with him on Cuba, Iran, energy and trade. It sounds like Obama is saying “I don’t need no stinking Dems. I can do this on my own.” Sounds to me like a take-no-prisoners sort of statement, and I’m sure that’s what he has in mind. Supposedly Tuesday night was the first time any of the Reps saw his proposals and they weren’t impressed and said so. It seems that the Dems are considering sitting on their hands when the time came to sustain future vetoes. According to the press secretary to John Boehner, “If the Obama administration is going to get things done on issues like trade, cyber-security, tax reform and infrastructure spending, they are going to have to lead their now political party in Congress–not belittle or marginalize them.” Personally, I’m all for belittling and marginalizing them. Those that are being considered for being flattened are, Bob Melendez, he of the sex scandal fame, Joe Manchim who doesn’t like the Pres. energy policies, Louis slaughter of NY whose against his trade-negotiating authority. Then and this is my favorite other than Schemer that is, Bernie Sanders, then comes Barbara Lee, Dan Kildee, Patrick Maloney and Rosa DeLauro . All in line to become pancakes. Pass the syrup. I can’t say I’m upset by this. What upsets me is our side hoping to work with him. This man-child is the most self-obsurped, self-congratulating  and narcissistic person to ever hold the office and it appears he intends to leave office in a truly Machiavellian fashion. I just worry what we’ll be left with when the smoke clears.

There’s a rumor going around that those muslims that are terrorist are for the most part a small minority in the muslim community.  I beg to differ.    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g7TAAw3oQvg

Rep. traitors/ The perfect solution to illegal immigration

January 22nd, 2015

I wasn’t going to write about the Snake in our mist pretending to be a conservative but I will. I’m talking about that turn coat traitor to the cause, Renee Ellmers (R. NC) She was never one of my favorites and several of her other attempts at being a Dem. have gone noticed by me but uncommented on.  She has now jumped the shark and made herself a target for the 2016 election. She must go. Because of her, thousands, millions of babies who have passed the 5 month stage can be pulled from the womb in pieces suffering unimaginable pain. Perhaps we should try that method on her when it’s time for her to go.

To say this isn’t the time when a large majority of American’s say just the opposite is to my way of thinking a high crime and misdemeanor. According to Q-Poll women favor the bill as it stood by 50-35. millennia’s support it 57-38, and independents support it 56-36. Even among the Dems its basically a tool-up. 47-46.

Yet this poor excuse for a woman, this radical in conservative clothing thinks she knows best. Worst, she persuaded leadership to go along with her outdated ideas. Perhaps she should be reminded of what happened in Texas to the woman who thought as she does, losing her race for the governorship. Even worse she is trying to poison the minds of those in the caucus who might potentially vote for the bill. If you’d like to let her know where you stand on this her office no. is 202-225-4531. At this point would a Dem. be any worse? Enough said.

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Did you know that the bill drafted by Republican leaders concerning the border actually removes at least 66 miles of border fencing. It also only requires construction of 27 miles of effective double-layer fencing along the 2,000 mile border.

“It’s remarkable that the direction of our progress is going backwards, from a goal of building 700 miles of double-layer border fencing in 2006, to only 27 miles this year.” said Hill staffer who opposes the bill. According to Tex. Rep. Michael McCaul, chairman of the House Committee on Homeland Security. “The bill matches resources to needs, putting 27 more miles of fencing where fencing is needed, and technology where technology is needed” he said in a statement.

Folks, we are being led by men who would prefer to be paid with our tax dollars, while doing the biding of those who profit from the loopholes these men made possible for them.

I have been thinking of late that maybe what we should be doing is once all the Mexicans etc come here, we American’s up stakes and all move in mass to Mexico. Once we’re gone America will become Mexico. They’ll be no work, no free health care, no free education, no welfare and no anything that might make their lives better. And why would this be? Well, because the people who make that all possible would have moved to Mexico. Yeah, that would work.

Reverse immigration! Think of all the lovely resorts and beaches. Yeah, that would work. And if we went in mass, those fences couldn’t hold us and we’d just mow down anyone who stood in our way. We could demand Mexican drivers licenses, we could stand on the street corners and wait for construction companies to come and give us work. We could take over cities and demand that the signs be printed in both Spanish and English. We could create no-go zones to keep the Mexicans out. We could crowd out all the remaining Mexicans in the emergency rooms so they couldn’t get help, and we could push our way into their schools and demand they teach the Mexican kids in English so we new comers wouldn’t be left behind.

Gosh this is getting better and better.

We could march on the Mexican capital demanding to be allowed to come out of the shadows, and in time all the liberal feel good Mexicans, would start to agree and presto chango, we got ourselves a new country. This will only work however if we go on mass, so please contact all your friends and relatives. The people you work 30 hours a week with so you can get Obamacare, those who are about to get laid off, and those who simply have a hard time learning a foreign language. Explain the plan and get them involved. This could work. We just need to have leadership and I’m willing to do so from behind, just like out President. What say you?

 

The State of the Union is Dire

January 19th, 2015

Remember this when listening to the President’s speech.

1. American families in the middle 20 percent of the income scale now earn less money than they did on the day Obama entered the White House.

2. American families in the middle 20 percent of income scale have a lower net worth than they did when Obama entered the White House.

3. According to a Washington Post article published just a few days ago, more than 50 percent of the children in U.S. public schools now come from low income homes. This is the first time that this has happened in at least 50 years.

4. According to a Census Bureau report that was recently released 65 percent of all children in the U.S. are living in a home that receives some form of aid from the federal government.

5. In 2008, the total number of business closures exceeded the total number of businesses being created for the first time ever, and that has continued to happen every single year since them.

6. In 2008, 53 percent of all Americans considered themselves to be “middle class” but by 2014, only 44 percent of the people still consider themselves to be “middle class.”

7. In 2008, 25 percent of all Americans in the 18-29 year old age bracket considered themselves to be lower  class.” But in 2014 as astounding 49 percent of all Americans in that age range considered themselves lower class.

8. Traditionally, owning a home has been one of the key indicators that you belong to the middle class. So what does the fact that the rate of homeownership in America has been falling for seven years in a row say about the Obama years?

9. According to a survey that was conducted last year, 52 percent of all Americans cannot even afford the house they are living in now.

10. After accounting for inflation, median household income in the U.S. is 8 percent lower than it was when the last recession stated in 2007.

11. According to one recent survey, 62 percent of all Americans are currently living paycheck to paycheck.

12. At this point, one out of every three adults in the U.S. has an unpaid debt that is “in collection.”

13. When Barack Obama first set foot in the Oval Office, 65.6 percent of all working age Americans had a job. Today that number is sitting at only 59.2 percent.

14. While Obama has been in the W.H. the average duration of unemployment in the U.S. has risen from 19.8 weeks to 32.8 weeks.

15. It is hard to believe but an astounding 53 percent of all American workers make less the $30,000 a year.

16.At the end of Obama’s first year in office, our yearly trade deficit with China was 226 billion dollars. Last year it was more than 314 billion dollars.

17. When Obama was fist elected, the U.S. debt to GDP ratio was under 70 percent. Today it is over 101 percent.

18. The U.S. national debt is on pace to approximately double during the eight years of the Obama administration. In other words, under Obama in the U.S. government will accumulate about as much debt as it did under all of the other presidents in our history, combined.

19. According to the NYT’s the “typical American household” is now worth 36 percent less than it was worth a decade ago.

20. The poverty rate in the U.S. has been at 15 percent or above for 3 consecutive years. This is the first time that has happened since 1965.

21. From 2009 through 2013, the U.S. government spent a whopping 3.7 trillion dollars on welfare programs.

22. While Obama has been in the W.H. the number of Americans on food stamps has gone from 32 million to 46 million.

23. Ten years ago, the number of women in the U.S. that had full time jobs outnumbered the number of women in the U.S. on food stamps by more than a 2 to 1 margin. But now the number of woman on food stamps actually exceeds the number of women that have full-time jobs.

24. One recent survey discovered that about 22 percent of all Americans have had to turn to a church food panty for assistance.

25. An astounding 45 percent of all Africa-American children in the U.S. live in areas of “concentrated poverty.”

26. 40.9 percent of all children in the U.S. that are living with only one parent are living in poverty.

27. According to a report that was released late last year by the National Center on Family Homelessness the number of homeless children in the U.S. has reached a new all-time record high of 2.5 million.

All of what I wrote above is bad, but the truth is it’s nothing compared to what is coming.

Finally, if you haven’t heard Ted Cruz’s speech at the South Carolina Tea Party Convention you need to. Go to

http://therightscoop.com/watch-ted-cruzs-full-speech-at-the-south-carolina-tea-party-convention/

Six Conundrums to Make You Think

January 16th, 2015

Conundrum: A question asked for amusement, typically one with a pun in its answer, a riddle.

Free people are not equal—Equal people are not free.

A gun is like a parachute. If you need one, and don’t have one, you’ll probably never need one again.

Here are six conundrums for you to ponder over the weekend. They all deal with socialism.

In the United States of America

1. america is capitalist and greedy-yet half of the population is subsidized.

2. Half of the population is subsidized–yet they all think they’re victims.

3. They think they’re victims–yet their representatives run the government.

4. Their representatives run the government–yet the poor keep getting poorer.

5. The poor keep getting poorer–yet they have things that people in other countries only dream about.

6. They have thins that people in other countries only dream about–yet they want America to be more like those other countries.

Here are three short sentences that tell you about the direction of our current government and cultural environment.

1. We are advised to NOT judge ALL Muslims by the actions of a few lunatics, but we are encourage to judge ALL gun owners by the actions of a few lunatics.

2. Seems we constantly hear about how Social Security is going to run out of money, but we never hear the same thing about welfare or food stamps.  What’s interesting is that the first group “worked for” their money, the second didn’t.

And finally,

3. Why are we cutting benefits for our vets, no pay raises for our military and cutting the army to the lowest level since WWII, but we aren’t cutting payments or benefits to illegal aliens.

If I’m missing something, please let me know.

And that’s it for the weekend unless the world ends and I need to let you know about it.

Trey Gowdy and the Mayor of Rotterdam

January 15th, 2015

I’ve been a fan of Trey Gowdy, for some time now. I watched him tear folks about during several different hearing he attended and cheered as those testifying went off covered in blood. But sadly, I’m having second thoughts. I don’t know if you saw it or not by Gowdy stood up on the floor of the house and with gusto said, “This is a fight over whether this branch of government will ever find the courage to stand up for itself.” Perfect. I’ve been asking that question for some time. But then I started thinking about just what it was he said. If he really felt this strongly about standing up, why then was he one of those that put Boehner’s name forward for Speaker? Yes, he missed the vote due to transportation problems but said if present he would’ve voted for the guy. He also upheld Boehner in regards to the funding bill that underwrites Obamacare as well as afford amnesty to millions of illegals. Is he a RINO in disguise?

I’m also sad to have to report that he sponsored the ENLIST Act which would allow illegal aliens to enlist in the military. He’s defended the anchor babies. I also note that he used the term undocumented aliens in his floor speech this week. On the Cromnibus he did vote no, but only after he saw his yes vote wasn’t needed. I know that’s lint picky, but the way these politicians are today every word is important. We’ve been fooled to often.

Going back to his statement about finding the courage to stand up. He acts as if he just discovered they weren’t. That they had just discovered the power of the purse. They’ve always had that power. They just choose not to use it for fear they might lose favor with us. Obviously they don’t know us as well as they think they do. I know, that’s more than obvious. It’s fact.

I am getting very concerned about what’s happening because from all I’ve read it seems to me like this is the wolf convincing little red riding hood that he means her no harm. I believe that they intend to do what they wanted to do all along. Go along to get along. Now however they can call up the fact that gee, “we wrote a bill, passed it in both houses and the President vetoed it. What can we do?”  If they don’t, if I’m wrong. I’ll be the fist to say I was wrong. I’m not holding my breath!

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Last week, just hours after the massacre in France, the mayor of Rotterdam spoke on national television. Moroccan-born Muslim Ahmed Aboutaleb delivered a brief, sharply-worded, no-nosnes message to the Muslim immigrant community in the Netherlands:  “It is incomprehensible that you can turn against freedom. But if you don’t like freedom, for heavens sake pack your bags and leave. If you do not like it here because some humorists you don’t like are making a newspaper, may I then say you can f*** off. This is stupid, this is so incomprehensible. Vanish from the Netherlands if you cannot find your place here.”

Meanwhile, the White House today announced plans to fight the media in printing “anti-jihad” material. Shamefully using the American military as cover, Josh Earnest explained the administration’s intent to stomp on the First Amendment:  President Obama has a moral responsibility to push back on the nation’s journalism community when it is planning to publish anti-jihadi articles that might cause a jihadi attack against the nation’s defenses forces.” Now I don’t want to be a wet blanket but since when has the President given a an owls hoot about the military?

Sort of makes you wish the Mayor of Rotterdam was the president. At least he didn’t mince words and wasn’t afraid to offend those poor Muslims.

An open letter to Romney

January 13th, 2015

I know we haven’t always seen eye to eye. I’ve been tough on you in the past, but this needs to be said and loudly.  Don’t run regardless of what your friends tell you.

I know it hurts that you lost to an idiot like the Barrack. But you did. You…lost…to…an…idiot….like….Barrack. I know defeating an incumbent is tough. No one said it would be easy but it’s a lot easier in times of economic distress. Ronald Reagan and Clinton come to mind. Even when the economy was in the toilet and people were faced with crushing unemployment and the coming of Obamacare–you LOST.

According to the polls you won among voters who chose three characteristics; shares my values, a strong leader, vision for the future. You carried these people without a problem. You lost because those that chose the remaining characteristic, “Cares about people like me” voted for Obama.

Voters are willing to compromise but they won’t vote for you if they don’t like you or think you don’t like them.

And yes, there’s the low info voter who vote on feelings, but your job was to deal with that. To make those folks know that you cared. I know you’re a republican and people think that means you could care less about them but it was your job to change their mind. If you plan to campaign this time on “I told you so.” Ask any wife her reaction when her husband says that to her. Ask her husband once he’s out of the hospital. They’re not going to vote for you.

As for the polls. I’ve never seen a Generic Republican going into a voting booth. Campaigns give real people real choices. Sadly when it really counted, when they had to pick between you and knuckle head, you LOST.

Sure you care about the country. You think you’re indispensable to its future. You’re not. As I see it you’re a politician and sadly, not a very good one. You were beaten by a failed President who’s done more damage to America than a wrecking ball. If he came to you for a job you wouldn’t hire him, and you LOST.

Yes, event’s have proven you right on a lot of issues, and many embraced you during the mid-terms, be happy with that. But you did give us Romney care, and you were for immigration. Your time has come and gone. Ride off into the sunset and let someone else fight the good fight.

Besides, if you run you’ll be up against Jeb the want-to-be and Christie–the-huggster and you’ll all be crawling to the same big money guys to finance your campaigns. On the other hand with you three fighting it out blackening each others eyes, and saying things better left in the shower, it might just make it easier for guys like Cruz or Walker to win the nomination. With you sitting it out it makes it easier for Bush, (stay out the Bushes) to win and I’d either have to sit out 2016 or hope the Conservative Party nominates someone who isn’t certifiably insane.

On second thought perhaps I’ve been wrong about you. Perhaps you should run. There’s enough K street money out there for all of you. You’re the man Romney ol’boy. Go for it. You were robbed last time and people are begging you to sacrifice the comfort of your home, the meals cooked in your own kitchen, the dunks in your own pool so that we can make amends.

In closing–let the game of RINO’s begin.

Orange skin and Mexican aid

January 10th, 2015

Well, I just read that Boehner said he isn’t a “SQUISH.” That’s he’s the most anti-establishment speaker ever. Yeah, and Nixon said he wasn’t a crook and Clinton said he never had sex with Monica, not one time. (he was right there, he had it several times) I don’t know if you saw Boehner on the news during the last few days but he’s orange. Honest to God orange. I thought long and hard about that and decided he’s a mixed race. He’s an orange on his mothers side and a pumpkin on his fathers.

The problems with our government and Republican leadership most importantly is that they and most of the ruling class have lost all meaningful contact with the first principle of our government: that officeholders are only the “servant” and “deputy” of the people, bound by their constitutionally-expressed will. This means that all officeholders have a duty, reinforced by the oath of office they take to challenge the unconstitutional acts of others. Enough said.

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Now on to the real reason for writing. Did you know that Mexico’s president told Obama on his recent trip that they will supply any documents needed to help illegals qualify for Obama’s amnesty?

President Enrique Pena Nieto said his administration “is ready to give support to the Mexican population living in the U.S. so they can show the documentation necessary to prove they where here before 2010.

This may be the first time an American president sought and received assistance from a foreign leader to break and violate American laws and the Constitution. Obama told reporters he appreciated “Mexico’s commitment to work with us” in implementing amnesty.

Now wasn’t the sweet of Nieto. Think about this folks, Mexico’s southern border is like the Berlin Wall. In fact Mexico deported more Central Americans last year than we did. 107,199 vs. 104,688. Mexico has a virtual zero tolerance policy for illegal immigrants who seek work inside Mexico, happen to break their laws, or go on pubic assistance and drain the Mexican treasury. And woe to those who aid these folks.

There doesn’t seem to be any talk of letting in people to do the work Mexican’s won’t do. In other words, while we except every Tom, Dick and Harry with a sad story, Mexico says “no way Jose.” Article 32 of Mexico’s constitution bans non-native-born residents from holding sensitive jobs and joining the country’s military in peace time. Article 33 gives the Mexican president the right to deport foreigners at will without any sort of hearing. Nor can they involve themselves in Mexican politic’s or voting. Sound to me like we could use an Article 32 and 33.

You weren’t surprised were you?

January 6th, 2015

For those of you who really thought we could rid ourselves of Boehner this time around, I’m sorry but it was never going to happen no matter the number of calls we made. I got word this morning that the phone lines were on fire from all the anti-Boehner calls being received by our representatives. Obvious they weren’t listening. Why should they. How many were reelected regardless how they voted over the past two years. We shouldn’t be angry with congress we should be angry with ourselves.We’re the ones that vote. We’re the ones that keep sending them back knowing full well their promises are marshmallow clouds. As I’ve said before, they don’t need us, they have big money. They also have us over the proverbial barrel. Are we so angry with them that we’d suffer two years of a Democratic house? Yes, we’d show them all right, but at what cost? The only way I see around this and I’d like to hear from you on this, is to vote third party.

Say we started a new Conservative Party. And say we ran candidates that were viable to win and that say thirty or forty of them made their way into the Congress. When votes were needed on either side they’d have to come to those thirty or so Congressmen and try to persuade them to vote with one or the other to the two parities. But what if they wouldn’t be persuaded? And what, if they stood together, would that do to legislation? The only other way to do it is to get people involved. But having been involved it the Tea Party movement for going on six years now and knowing how hard it was just to get the faithful out to meetings. I’d say it’s almost a hopeless endeavor.  I have over 1,000 on my mailing list and I was lucky to get forty or fifty out and only for very special speakers. So, at this point I have no idea how to change what we’ve allowed ourselves to become. And even if we vote out our lack-luster member and get a real conservative, what says that other districts will do the same? So then you have a few strong Conservatives in a sea of RINO’s and before long they’re driven to join the herd.

It’s a sad state of affairs, and we’re all to blame.

Moving on to the house, we have our trusted leader Mitch “the snitch” McConnell telling his Merry Men not to be scary. According to the Washington Post McConnell thinks that a small army of conservative groups have made it a mission to push Republicans to the most strident stands, even if it means shutting down the gov. or risking default on the national debt. Gosh, we must really be bad people. But McConnell was also reelected. That was us again. Us, meaning Rep. not us meaning you and me.  And would shutting down the gov. it that was even possible, hurt for say a week or two. They’re just afraid we might like it and decide to leave it closed.

Once again the cry is we can’t upset the political middle. Well, according to the polls I saw today they just did that by reelecting Boehner to be Speaker. The nervous nellies in the middle actually wanted him out and a more conservative member in. The Republicans remind me of the idiots taking over Brunch Bars. Or as they like to call it, White Zones. The facts are staring them in the face yet they believe the lie. There are more black on black crime that police shooting blacks. Blacks get shot because they’re committing crimes.

Our Congressmen are the same. No matter what we tell them about how we want them to govern, they simply refuse to believe it. At least 36% of Dems, 57%of independents, 63% of Conservatives want Obamacare and Immigration stopped. Congress worries it will upset those listed above if they do exactly what those people are begging them to do. Wouldn’t it be nice if they’d just for once give us a change?

It’s a conundrum that since I don’t have an answer for, I’ll say no more on the subject for now.

You thought 2015 would be better, didn’t you?

January 1st, 2015

Happy New Years everyone, now sober up and get serious. We’ve only two years to get ready for the next election if there is one. No, Im not joking. Say, did you know that while you were watching the fireworks in European Cities and the Ball dropping in New York, (who has now lost another politician to that big Democratic hell hole somewhere in space, soon my he be forgotten, Daddy Cuomo ) The big guy at the White House is helping the NLRB to quietly move to control 10% of the U.S. economy.

Last July, the National Labor Relations Board took a breathtaking move to control our private output of the U.S. economy. It happened when General Counsel Richard Griffin announced that he would pursue 78 charges against several McDonald’s franchisees as well as McDonald’s USA,LLC, for alleged national labor law violation.

So what exactly did they do? Well—they didn’t raise the minimum wage. Now the NLRB is good at bring charges against private companies but this is different. In this case they’re charging both the franchisee and the franchisor. Griffin’s declaration in July 0f 14, flew in the face of established law when they decided that McDonald’s USA could be held liable along with the franchisees under a “joint employer” theory.

The those of you who aren’t familiar with a franchise here’s how it works. When someone buys a franchise the contract usually states that the franchisee is responsible for the facility and labor management. The person giving the franchise or in this case McDonald, agrees to enhance and protect the brand and perhaps, product quality. In short, they contractually split liabilities and responsibilities.

Now however, the NLRB has taken the position that Micky D, makes incentives and resources available to its franchisees that go beyond “protection of brand.” And that, Comrade Griffin believes makes it a “joint employer with its franchisees” Therefore, they must share liability for labor law violations.

Of course in order to do this the NLRB ignores the expressed contractual provisions and the intent of the parties as well as freedom of contract.

It should be noted that the 78 charges sustained by the NLRB represent  26 percent of the 291 charges ginned up by Fast Food Forward, a group put together by SEIU to target and strike local stores. Their purpose was to (1) form a union without “intimidation from their employers” and (2) to obtain a $15 hourly minimum wage. It doesn’t say anything about intimidation of employers!

Now to most of us this is all garbly-gook. But it’s not. There are 3,000 franchise business companies besides McDonalds which account for 850,000 businesses operation in the U.S. They account for 8.5 million employees, approximately 50% of retail sales and generate over $2.1 trillion to the economy. This action would redefine the contractual relationships between the franchisors and franchisees as well as employers and employees in a huge sector of the economy.

Clearly there’s a monetary advantage here–in the charges for alleged national labor law violations [as they give] the NLRB much deeper pockets for fines and penalties (another form of income redistribution)…

The even greater advantage is to Big Labor. If this move is successful, organizing unions by Fast Food Forward/SEIU would be made vastly easier by allowing them to do so on the “joint employer” franchisor national level rather than on a case by case, franchisee level. This would have the effect of doubling or tripling union membership in the SEIU. This can’t be said to be an unintended consequence in the NLRB’s strategy.

If your wondering–the NLRB was created in 1933 thanks to FDR’s “National Recovery Act.” I think it’s long past it’s sell by date.

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That President Obama sure has a sense of humor. In an interview on NPR, Obama slammed and dismissed those who are concerned about the negative impact that illegal immigration often has on American workers (U.S.-born and legal immigrants) and called them “nativists.”

He stated, “If you’re concerned that somehow illegals are a drain on resources and forcing, you know, Americans to pay for services for these folks, well, every study shows that’s just not the case. Generally, these folks don’t use a lot of services, and my executive action specifically is crafted so that they’re not a drain on taxpayers; instead, they’re going to be paying taxes, and we can make sure that they are.”

The fact that this man has not been struck by lightening at least twelve times is a miracle.

In July of 2010 the Federation for American Immigration Reform released the results of a study which examined the cost of illegals at the federal, state and local levels. They found that state and local governments shell out $84.2 Billion annually in services that include law enforcement, schools, social services etc. The same study found that $29 billion is spent every year in federal funds on illegals.

Before 2010 alone, taxpayers spent more than $110 billion. In fact, in Dec. of 2012 Obama’s own DHS Sec. for legislative affairs, a Mr. Nelson Peacock, answered a question from the Senate Republicans regarding cost of deportation. He responded “Our conservative estimate suggest that ICE would require a budget of more that $135 billion to apprehend, detain and remove the entire illegal immigrant population.”

Dave Gibson, who writes on this subject notes this mass deportation “would pay for itself in a little over a year.” Think about it and have a Happy New Years–Bah-Humbug

And So the Year Ends

December 30th, 2014

Alright everybody, Jan. 6th is when the rubber meets the road. The conservatives, as I wrote some time ago need 30 vote to oust Boehner. Those 30 votes can be for anyone. They don’t all have to vote for the same person. Now a group in Congress is planning to vote against him, and that’s good. But! and there’s always a but, (just look at Michelle’s) the vote is a voice vote, not secret ballot. That means each member must stand up and say who they’re voting for. That could be a problem. Especially when you realize how weak spined some of them are. So, contacting Hanna is a waste of time but you might want to contact some others that you know are conservatives. I would dial anyone in the Southern states.  Check out the following web page for names you can call. http://www.house.gov/representatives/

Another bit of business is this–According to the Daily Caller, Obama will block 2015 funding for the Depart of Homeland Security if Reps include spending curbs on the president’s “executive action,” says his top aid. Now I would say fine. Let him shut down the department. But my fear is that Boehner (if still in office ) and McConnell will fold before the game gets going. It’s a game of one-upsmenship but lets admit it, our side doesn’t stand for anything and they will run for the hills fearful they’ll get the blame.

If you consider that in the latest polls more people would vote for the party willing to stop Obama’s amnesty you’d think our side would say great. Even with 36% of blacks and hispanics and 39% of Dems saying they’d vote for the party that stopped amnesty, the Reps are afraid to take the chance and vote with the people. And why would this be? Well, I’ll spell it out for you. M O N E Y.  There not afraid of the Gov. shutting down. They’re not afraid of going against those who voted for them.  They’re afraid the Camber of Commerce will take their money elsewhere. So I guess will wait to see what happens.

Now on to the numbers list I mentioned in the last blog and started in the one before that. Oh, and I want to wish each and every one of you a wonderful New Years. I’m talking about the day, I can’t guarantee the whole year. Not with our weak kneed Rep. leaders in charge.

57%  of all Americans consider race relations in U.S. to be “bad” That’s the worst number in 20 years.

59% of Americans are in favor of torturing our prisoners if necessary.

60% of all bachelor’s degrees are earned by women.

65% of Americans believe that the government is “broken.” The shocking part of the survey was that it was only 65%

65% of all children living in the U.S. are in homes that receive some form of aid from the government.

70% of all government spending goes toward dependence-creating programs.

78% of U.S. women “want a spouse with a steady job.” apparently the other 22% want an unemployed bum that stays home all day and plays video games.

85% of all artificial Christmas trees are now made in China, and there’s a rumor that Santa and his elves are considering a permanent more to the Chinese city of Shenzhen.

In 1979 the U.S. has become the nation of the “permanent emergency.” In fact, there’s been at least one “state of emergency” in effect in this country since that time.

Right now McDonald’s has 14,267 locations in America, but payday lenders have more than 20,000.

According to the SSA, 52% of all American workers made less than $30,000 last year.

Back in 1980 there were only about 3,000 SWAT raids conducted in the U.S. Today, there are more than 80,000 SWAT raids a year.

It’s estimated that there are at least 100,000 underage sex workers in the U.S. Yes, it means we’re a very sick nation.

We are supposed to be a government “of the people, by the people and for the people,” but at this point more than half the members of Congress are millionaires.

Thanks in large part to unchecked illegal immigration, there are now 1.4 million members of criminal gangs living in our cities.

Right now there are more than 4 million adult websites on the internet, and they get more traffic than Netflix, Amazon and Twitter combined.

Almost 10 million more Americans have enrolled in Medicaid since O’Care first launched.

More than 15 million Americans have cosmetic procedures done each year, and Christmas is the busiest season of the year for plastic surgeons.

More than 40 million dollars has been spent just on vacations for Obama and family since he’s been in office.

Approximately one-third of the entire U.S. population currently has a sexually transmitted disease according to the Centers for Disease Control.

The population of Bangladesh (156,600,00) is actually larger than the population of Russia, but nobodies scared of Bangladesh.

Student loan debt has hit a grand total of 1.2 trillion. That number has grown by 84% since 2008.

There are five “too big to fail” banks in the U.S. that each have more than 40 TRILLION dollars worth of exposure to derivatives. This is a “sword of Damocles” that could destroy our financial system and our entire economy at any time. Let’s just hope that it does not happen in 2015

HAPPY HAPPY HAPPY NEW YEARS TO ONE AND ALL AND TO ALL A GOOD NIGHT.