Obamacare or Affordable Health Care?

January 19, 2017

As we eagerly anticipate Friday’s inauguration of Donald J. Trump as our 45th President, we take a break to expose how difficult it can be for serious elected officials to connect with some American voters.  Except for the wasted stoner most of those interviewed here by Jimmy Kimmel Live were adamant about their health care allegiance, though they have no idea what they’re talking about.

This is the 2017 version of a 2013 “man-on-the-street” interview on the same topic.

For those who are paying attention, look over the Trump/Pence framework for repealing Obamacare and reforming America’s health care system.


Obama commutes tranny traitor’s sentence

January 18, 2017

Doles out plum appointments to friends

Just hours before his final exit from the White House, but still able to gleefully poke his finger in America’s eye, Barack Obama has been hard at work finding cushy government jobs for his political, tranny and sports pals — even Chelsea Clinton’s mother-in-law made the list. He’s also been commuting prison sentences. 

Obama has lopped off all but four months of the 35-year prison sentence of traitorous Bradley Manning the Army intelligence analyst convicted of a 2010 espionage leak that compromised national security as he revealed American military and global diplomatic activities.

In the interim, Bradley who has morphed into transgendered “Chelsea,” has weekly counseling sessions with a prison psychologist. After a 2014 lawsuit filed by Chase Strangio (who could make that up?) on behalf of the American Civil Liberties Union, Bradley/Chelsea is now allowed female prison undergarments and cosmetics. American taxpayers are paying for speech therapy to feminize Manning’s vocal tone and pitch and Bradley/Chelsea is now receiving female hormone treatments intended to develop breasts and make hips curvier. “Being me is a full-time job,” according to Manning.

Still Manning, claiming life is bleak as a transgender woman in Fort Leavenworth, a men’s prison,  has experienced “uncertainty” over whether the Trump administration will deny requested sex-reassignment surgery. 

Fox News reports that in 2016 Obama lifted a ban on openly transgender military personnel and will include gender reassignment surgery at taxpayers expense. No wonder Obama has commuted this traitor’s sentence. President Donald Trump’s administration is likely to have kept Manning incarcerated, and roll back those pricey procedures when military readiness is a major concern and the VA hospital scandal which erupted here in Phoenix, remains unresolved.


Petulant Dem U.S. Reps. boycott Trump inauguration

January 16, 2017

That smooth transition Barack Obama promised incoming President Donald Trump was just so much hot air. He has done nothing to dissuade his minions intent on delegitimizing the presidency of Donald J. Trump — whose much awaited inauguration will take place Friday.

The inauguration snub movement gained momentum when Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) declared that he would boycott the event because he doesn’t see Trump as a “legitimate president.” Trump responded saying “Lewis was all talk,” and soon news outlets were united in referring to Lewis as an untouchable civil rights “icon.”

Other members of Congress have jumped on the bandwagon, declaring they will be protesting. The list of mostly minority Democrats who have publicly stated they won’t be at the Jan. 20 ceremony  currently stands at about two dozen. The 115th Congress includes 435 U.S. House members. Republicans number 241 and Democrats 194, so the impudent dissidents hardly constitute a ripple.

We notice Rep. Hank Johnson (D-GA) isn’t on the list. Of course his mind is heavy with pressing issues, such as he evidenced in 2011 when he  expressed his concerns (video) that Guam would tip over and capsize, falling  into the ocean if too many people resided on the island.  More recently he has compared Jewish settlers to termitesRep. Raul Grijlava (D-AZ) is boycotting.

Jeff Flake’s close congressional amnesty buddy Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-Illinois) has joined the list of non-attendees. Since Flake was so vocal in his opposition to Donald Trump that he frequently said  he wouldn’t vote for him, it will be interesting to see if he once again breaks ranks with Republicans and sits the inauguration out. We’re betting he’ll be there, letting the sunlight glint off his bottle streaked locks.

Former U.S. Presidents Jimmy Carter, Bill Clinton, George W. Bush and Barack Obama, along with their wives will attend. Former President George H.W.Bush and his wife, Barbara, will be absent. A spokesman said that “at ages 92 and 91— and all that entails — President and Mrs. Bush will be unable to attend.” The elder Bush has had serious health problems in recent years. 

Former President George H.W. Bush sent a gracious letter to the President-elect on January 10, apologizing for having to miss the ceremony, saying he and Barbara “wish you the very best as you begin this incredible journey of leading our great country.”
“My doctor says if I sit outside in January, it likely will put me six feet under. Same for Barbara,” Bush wrote, in a letter reported by ABC News. “So I guess we’re stuck in Texas.”

And the obsessive Obama? Lacking any semblance of a personal barometer or decorum, he continues to make sweeping policy changes within days of his exit and has not called on the  boycotting Democrats to act civilly as we install his successor. 


Dems confirmation sham calculated to disrupt Trump’s transition

January 12, 2017

Here’s some information to put all of the liberal Senate confirmation posturing of President-elect Donald Trump’s Cabinet picks in perspective. The U.S. Senate’s website has a lengthy but fascinating history of the process. Before checking the facts, take a guess at the number of Cabinet nominations ever rejected or withdrawn.

It turns out to be a rare event for the Senate to reject a Cabinet nomination. Only nine Cabinet appointees in all of U.S. history — appointed either by incoming U.S. Presidents or sitting Presidents attempting to fill vacancies in the middle of their terms — have ever been voted down by the Senate. 

Republicans are in the majority which should make confirmation even less of an issue, although Republicrats who are still reeling in the wake of Donald Trump’s victory revel in trying to disrupt the process.

Meanwhile, OneNewsNow reports the Obama and Hillary coat tail hangers are finding themselves jobless in D.C. The sure thing they so fervently believed in turned out to be an apparition. And that smooth transition Barack Obama promised Donald Trump’s administration? His lips were moving as he talked about emulating the graciousness of the 2008 George W Bush transition — a sure sign Obama was lying.


Trump’s election: Small business optimism highest since 1980

January 10, 2017

Economic growth fell to Great Depression levels under Barack Obama

Bloomberg News is reporting that optimism among America’s small businesses soared in December by the most since 1980 as expectations about the economy’s prospects improved dramatically in the aftermath of the presidential election.

The National Federation of Independent Business’s index jumped 7.4 points last month to 105.8, the highest since the end of 2004, from 98.4. While seven of the 10 components increased in December, 73 percent of the monthly advance was due to more upbeat views about the outlook for sales and the economy, the Washington-based group said.

The share of business owners who say now is a good time to expand is three times the average of the current expansion, according to the NFIB’s data. More companies also said they plan to increase investment and keep hiring, which reflects optimism surrounding President-elect Donald Trump’s plans of spurring the economy through deregulation, tax reform and infrastructure spending.

“We haven’t seen numbers like this in a long time,” Juanita Duggan, president and chief executive of the NFIB, said in a statement. “Small business is ready for a breakout, and that can only mean very good things for the U.S. economy. Business owners are feeling better about taking risks and making investments.”

The NFIB report was based on a survey of 619 small-business owners through Dec. 28. Small companies represent more than 99 percent of all U.S employers, according to the U.S. Small Business Administration. A small business is defined as an independent enterprise with no more than 500 employees.

Fifty percent of respondents, the biggest share since March 2002, said they expect better business conditions in the next six months. That was 38 percentage points higher than in November. The net share of firms projecting higher sales jumped by 20 points to 31 percent. Some 29 percent say they will boost capital outlays within six months.

Contrast this news against RealClear Markets report showing the dismal record on overall economic growth under Barack Obama’s administration, which they assert rivaled the Great Depression (1930 – 1933).


Hypocrite McCain holds hearings on cyber security

January 7, 2017

Yes, THIS John McCain. Who could forget his admission as the 2008 ultimately failed GOP presidential candidate that he was “an illiterate” who has to rely on his wife for all the computer assistance he can get.

Fast forward three years, and we find McCain tweeting with pseudo-celeb Snooki and chatting with leftist open borders advocate and multi-billionaire Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg. The suddenly tech-savvy McCain now opines no one watches television anymore. Why then did he dump $ millions into deceptive TV ads trashing his able opponent this past election cycle?

The daily newspaper, which has long assigned a Johnny-McOne-Note reporter to cover the out-of-touch octogenarian, runs a Page One article and oversized photo of McCain at a senate committee hearing with the headline, “McCain talks tough on election hacking.”

Suddenly the self proclaimed computer “illiterate” is advocating “serious consequences for cyber attacks.” Yet  James Clapper, director of national intelligence unequivocally asserted in response to a leading question, “They did not change any vote tallies or anything of that sort.”

The fact is, the much covered hacks were not only damaging to Democrats but deeply embarrassing as they revealed themselves to be everything they claim to oppose. Donna Brazile, the interim chair of the Democratic National Committee even refused to apologize for giving the questions to Hillary Clinton in advance of a presidential debate.

Let’s be clear.  Cyber attacks are not new or unique to rogue nations. But the issue here is that the damning material released shows high ranking Democrat advisers at their worst in their efforts to ride Hillary’s coattails to the White House.  The fact that she didn’t win not only rankles Democrats, but also John McCain, who previously called her a rock star “he could support for president.” Ultimaley he withdrew his lukewarm support from Republican nominee Donald Trump. Sharyl Attkisson’s informative exposé  Eight Facts on the “Russian Hacks” is definitely worth your time.

McCain’s hearings couldn’t be more partisan if his liberal pal Chuck Schumer was conducting them. The thrust of the effort is to call Donald Trump’s election into dispute and delegitimize him prior to his Jan. 20, 2017 inauguration.

Where was McCain when Barack Obama tried to sway the Israeli elections to undermine the reelection of conservative Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu? Obama even had operatives working within Israel. Not a peep from McCain about election insecurity and taxpayer dollars being directed by a sitting U.S. President to try to influence Israeli voters to vote against their Prime Minister. Despite Obama’s actions to intrude on an international election and McCain’s hypocritical inaction, Netanyahu won.


Petulant Dems play risky, calculated political games

January 4, 2017

Obama sends American troops to Russian border

The newly sworn-in Republican-majority Congress is in unchartered waters with Donald Trump just two weeks from his Jan. 20 inauguration. They are faced with an unconventional leader whose much used Twitter account has 18.5 million followers. Members of the 115th Congress have to come to terms that Trump is far more popular in their districts than they are. Overall confidence in Congress has fallen sharply as this Gallop polling going back to 1977 illustrates.

But such facts are of little consequence to Senate Democrats still reeling over their massive losses — not only having their hopes of Obama’s third term played out by Hillary Clinton, dashed —- but losing governorships and U. S. House and Senate seats.

Writing for National Review Kevin D. Williamson assesses the scorched earth facts, adding a bit of whimsy to the Dems harsh reality:

There are 25 states in which the state legislatures and governorships are controlled by Republicans, and two states with executive/legislative divides in which there are Republican legislative majorities large enough to override a veto from the Democratic governor. Sixty-eight of the country’s 98 partisan state legislative chambers are Republican-run. There are only four states with Democratic governors and legislatures; it is true that these include one of our most populous states (California), but the majority of Americans live in states in which there are Republican trifectas or veto-proof legislative majorities. Two-thirds of the nation’s governors are Republicans; more than two-thirds of our state legislative houses are under Republican control. Republicans control both houses of Congress and have just won the presidency.

Democrats control the dean of students’ office at Oberlin.

Yet in typical fashion, Democrats react by turning out John McCain’s favorite leftist Chuck Schumer to announce that they will do whatever it takes to scuttle the nominations of at least eight of President-elect Donald Trump’s “rigged Cabinet” selections, as reported by the Washington Post. Their scheme, calculated to cause a fissure in the new administration, is to stretch confirmation votes into March — an unprecedented break with Senate tradition.

So much for Obama’s shallow words pledging a “smooth and efficient” transition for his successor. Obviously, he ditched his promise before the words left his mouth.

President-elect Trump’s popularity has soared in the days since his election, according to a new, not known to favor conservatives, POLITICO/Morning Consult poll of registered voters.

And soon-to-be-out-the-door Barack Obama? Back from his final taxpayer-funded, Hawaiian Christmas/golf vacation, he’s now busying himself deploying American special forces troops to join NATO at the Russian border to rein in “aggressor” Vladimir Putin.