Daily Archives: December 13, 2010

A rejoinder to Bernie Sanders

Obviously the people of Vermont are fucking idiots to have elected a socialist as their Senator. Whoa, am I being to harsh? I think not.  But I am at least open to persuasion. Unlike died in the wool socialists.

How many times do we have to have it demonstrated that socialism does not work before morons finally catch on? California is bankrupt. Illinois and New York are close behind.  Romney-care is a failure, so what are liberals to do? Expand that failure to every state in the nation!

“Tax cuts” that are “allowed to lapse” are tax increases.  You stood in the floor of the Senate for 8 1/2 hours arguing for a tax increase. On every family that earns more than $250,000.  You want the Government to legally steal those persons’ hard-earned money so that you can pass that money out to your cronies. We will remember it in future elections. Continue reading

Sarah Palin is right, Assange should be “hunted like a terrorist”

The recent headline about whether Reagan was a “snitch” and Sarah Palin calling on the Obama Administration to hunt down Julian Assange as terrorist got me to thinking about how far we have come since the days when Ethel and Julius Rosenberg were tried for espionage and executed for passing information about the atomic bomb to the Soviet Union.

The Rosenbergs were executed in 1953–just four years before I was born–but in my lifetime it is astonishing to me how far we as a society have gone down the tubes in this regard.  To understand how we got here, I believe a brief history lesson is in order.  Continue reading