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As the election season revs up, bull-slinging, the favorite sport of the criminal class east of the Potomac, is in full bloom. They know, through experience, that slinging a decorative array of fecal matter against the wall can win over a significant portion of the electorate — particularly those who don’t know the difference between the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution.
During the genesis of the Tea Party, the corporate media could barely contain their desire to apply to that group the most defamatory labels possible. No matter how dubious, politically motivated or demonstrably dishonest the source, the hacks in the MSM raced to print spurious tales of racism, violence and hatred. The media coverage of the so-called “occupiers” has been markedly different, although equally suspect.
The Administration of Barack Obama is facing criticism from two sections of its base over an oil pipeline construction project. Environmentalists say that the practices involved in building the pipeline and extracting the oil will impact global warming. Others, including union officials, say it will create badly needed American jobs.
Representative Laura Richardson (D-Calif.) is facing an investigation by the House Ethics Committee into allegations that the lawmaker may have pressured her staff into working on her re-election campaign in 2010.
According to my very unscientific analysis, only about 5 percent of the conscious American adult population (those who bother to follow issues at a minimum level and vote in national elections) truly understand inflation and how the Federal Reserve’s policies are stealing your wealth every day. Sadly, that percentage becomes frighteningly lower when combined with the rest of the American sheeple.
A Republican and a Democratic lawmaker are requesting that the Super Committee, which is facing an approaching deadline, buck leadership and implement both spending cuts and revenue increases.
A group touting the motto “the time for change has passed” has planned a peaceful protest on Veteran’s Day to demand the resignation of President Barack Obama and various members of his Administration.
Armed citizens willing to protect their property may be what keeps violent, destructive riots like what transpired in England earlier this year from occurring in the United States. When social unrest erupted in England, panicked citizens purchased baseball bats and clubs by the thousands.