WUI (Writing under the influence)

Somebody once said we are all Americans, sometimes born in the wrong places.
On a warm autumn day in 1986, while enjoying beer with my college buddies,
I decided to join my new homeland.

I've come to appreciate the ideals that helped create this great country.
Liberalism, political-correctness, multiculturalism and moral equivalence
are destroying it.

This old house Grovenet Wal*Mart Visiting Poland American wine better than French.

Thursday, February 26, 2009

 
More data supporting my column:

First, I was wrong to say the US has the second highest corporate tax rate. Japan has just lowered its so ours is now the highest. Congratulations! (I still have to verify this; there are no stories online anywhere.)

Karl Rove burns the straw men set up by Obama but he also reminds us that Clinton and Summers who is now one of Obama's advisers contributed to today's crisis.
"Perhaps Mr. Obama was talking about George W. Bush. But Mr. Bush spent five years pushing to further regulate Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. He was blocked by Democratic Sen. Chris Dodd and Rep. Barney Frank. Arriving in the Senate in 2005, Mr. Obama backed up Mr. Dodd's threat to filibuster Mr. Bush's needed reforms."
And this is just spot on:
"Continually characterizing those who disagree with you in a fundamentally dishonest way can be the sign of a person who lacks confidence in the merits of his ideas."
We can't think of the bottom 10%:
"Moving to housing, the Obama administration plans to spend $275 billion in order to aid homebuyers who borrowed irrationally in order to buy that which they couldn’t afford. Proponents of the plan suggest that this will be economy enhancing, but in truth, efforts meant to cushion the failures of the bottom 10 percent of homebuyers will be economically retarding for turning the above-mentioned business logic on its head."

[...]

"In the aftermath of the Korean War, North Korea imposed the notion of “songbun” on its citizenry. The poor and shiftless for being poor and shiftless had “good” songbun, and today they are the privileged class for having failed most impressively. The successful in North Korea were demonized for being that way, and today they are the bottom caste in a society that has committed economic suicide right before our eyes."
Rich already pay more than enough:
"Consider the IRS data for 2006, the most recent year that such tax data are available and a good year for the economy and "the wealthiest 2%." Roughly 3.8 million filers had adjusted gross incomes above $200,000 in 2006. (That's about 7% of all returns; the data aren't broken down at the $250,000 point.) These people paid about $522 billion in income taxes, or roughly 62% of all federal individual income receipts. The richest 1% -- about 1.65 million filers making above $388,806 -- paid some $408 billion, or 39.9% of all income tax revenues, while earning about 22% of all reported U.S. income."
Well, that does it. I could probably get used to socialism; after all, I've experienced it once. But bad grammar is simply not acceptable. Impeach!!!

Even Kyoto now says global warming isn't caused by humans. But we all know they are wrong: there is no global warming anymore.

And Al Gore is retreating as well:
In forcing Gore to back down from his preposterous claims, Pielke did us all a favor by standing up for the integrity of science. He is not a denier of anything. He just wants to take politics out of science.
This guy will work for Obama:

On the massacre at Tiananmen Square in 1989, Mr. Freeman unabashedly sides with the Chinese government, a remarkable position for an appointee of an administration that has pledged to advance the cause of human rights. Mr. Freeman has been a participant in ChinaSec, a confidential Internet discussion group of China specialists. A copy of one of his postings was provided to me by a former member. "The truly unforgivable mistake of the Chinese authorities," he wrote there in 2006, "was the failure to intervene on a timely basis to nip the demonstrations in the bud." Moreover, "the Politburo's response to the mob scene at 'Tiananmen' stands as a monument to overly cautious behavior on the part of the leadership, not as an example of rash action." Indeed, continued Mr. Freeman, "I do not believe it is acceptable for any country to allow the heart of its national capital to be occupied by dissidents intent on disrupting the normal functions of government, however appealing to foreigners their propaganda may be."
I'm seriously concerned for my safety if I, like hundreds of thousands liberals who protested Bush, decide to protest Obama. And he is already making sure I won't be able to defend myself.

While his daughters enjoy private education, Obama is killing choice for everybody else. When will he come for me?

Liberals are known for not giving money to charities. They hate it when we use this fact against them. So what's Obama doing? He thinks that we donate to charity because we can then take some deductions from our taxes. So he will lower those deductions. It is true that we take those deductions because they are there. That's the system we have. But if it were only about money, not giving is worth more than giving. So I think Obama will be disappointed when it turns out that most of us will continue or maybe, for spite, give even more. Of course, he will take care of it by simply raising our taxes so much that we won't afford to share our money with anybody. Welcome to People's Republic of America.

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