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I want to talk about something today that people try to ignore. Abortion. Everyone has their own thoughts on the subject but I think most supporters of abortion don’t really know the gritty details of this institution funded in part by the federal government. In fact, it wasn’t long ago that I was of the mindset that I would never abort a child but that people should have the choice. I felt that way before I knew the facts, quite frankly because I didn’t want to know.

There is a man on trial in Pennsylvania for charges including; seven counts of first-degree murder (seven babies), one count of third-degree murder of a mother, as well as infanticide, conspiracy, abortion at 24 or more weeks, abuse of a corpse, theft, corruption of minors, solicitation and other related offenses.

His name is Gosnell and of course he is innocent until proven guilty so I’m not going to sit here and flay him while the verdict is still out but I can give you some of the testimony.

One medical assistant of four and a half years, Ms. Cross, testified that she once saw the accused put a botched abortion survivor in a toilet to drown. Ms. Cross said that the baby “was like swimming,” and was, “basically, trying to get out.”

Adrienne Moton, an employee at the clinic, then took the baby and snipped the back of its neck while the mother was still in the room.

One of the arguments I’ve heard in favor of abortion has been the debate about when it becomes a life. I think if it is fighting for its life it is alive and to cut its spinal cord is murder and not anyone’s right to choose.

Cross also testified that she witnessed Steven Massof, an unlicensed medical school graduate who worked at the clinic, snip babies necks (spinal cords) 25 to 30 times.

She also took pictures of the clinic out of concern. Some of them depicted over fifty jars filled with baby’s feet stored at the clinic, which Gosnell said he was keeping for “DNA purposes.” Others showed bloody equipment and the “doctor’s” cat roaming freely around the clinic, even in procedure rooms.

In the city that birthed a nation founded on the basic human right to life, Gosnell routinely denied life to these infants who survived botched abortions in his unsanitary clinic, prosecutors said.

It is impossible to know how many abortion survivors are out there or how many live birth abortions are committed but there are plenty of stories from these survivors. How would you feel to know that something you survived, such as an abortion, was so heartily defended as a choice.

What can we say to these people to sympathize with them and rationalize abortion at the same time? “We’re sorry that you’re missing a limb as a result of that failed abortion, but that abortion attempt was in your mother’s best interest as well as yours and society’s and the world’s”? Or, “Your injuries are awful; better technology and skill should have been available to abort you correctly so that you would not have lived to either ‘enslave’ your mother or suffer yourself”? D.N. Rivera

These survivors are dehumanized by the defense of abortion and the way I see it, abortion is the last and the most important battle of the civil rights fight. A person who defends abortion is no better than a person who supported the holocaust.

If you still support abortion I challenge you to Bing “abortion images” and see what you think of your so called choice to steal away the life of another human being.

It damn near makes me want to cry to think how carelessly people wipe their feet on our constitution and the bill of rights in this day and age. Our rights are under attack and to many people are all to willing to watch. I forget who said it but the American people will only have the level of tyranny that they allow. When you see the fifth amendment trampled in Boston as police invade and illegally search people’s homes; when you see the President spit on the second amendment by banning the import of firearms and ammunition without approval from congress; when you see the first amendment infringed upon with CISPA trying to erase Internet privacy and giving government the ability to censor the Internet what you see is the slow death of an idea that came to life 250 years ago and it really isn’t very slow because all of this happened just in the last week. Don’t sit quiet. Don’t take it. Don’t allow the American dream to die with little more than a whimper.

It looks like Michigan will be the 24th right to work state in a few days, possibly today. I’m gonna tell you why this is a good thing and why democrats hate it, which should automatically tell you why it’s a good thing.

Why Right-To-Work Is The Right Thing
The biggest reason for a state to become a right-to-work state is the fact that the 23 states with this type of law on the books economically out preform the other 27. “How do you know that?” I’m glad you asked!

Last year’s study from South Carolina Republican Sen. Jim DeMint’s office shows that states with RTW laws outperform the rest with more new residents, more new businesses, more new jobs, and faster income growth.

  • The movement of people to the right-to-work states, caused the states that force unionization to lose 9 seats in congress from 2000-2010.
  • From 1993-2009 states that let the workers choose to pay union dues had an increase of 37.9% in private sector employment verses only 19.6% in other states that’s a difference of 1.3 million jobs.
  • These two stats alone prove that unions stifle economic growth, and that when given a choice most people will choose to opt out of unions. Which brings me to…

    Why Democrats Hate Right To Work Laws
    This map shows the current 23 RTW states, and as you can see, most of these 23 are also red states. The 9 seats that the union states lost to the RTW states went to red states. The democrats are funded by unions, so they have a special interest in keeping the union bosses happy. They may say that they don’t support special interest groups but unions are definitely a special interest.

    So if you live in Michigan and work in a factory you are forced to hand over money to your union who then takes that money and uses it to elect liberals. If you disagree with where your dues go, you can’t do anything about it, unless you move to a red state.

    In reality the unions are outdated and obsolete. In states with solid right-to-work laws don’t need unions, and there are more new jobs around. The unions will do anything, in their power, to keep this from happening. Don’t be surprised to see some recalls in Michigan like we saw with Gov. Walker in Wisconsin.

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      Facts are to liberals as;
      RTW laws are to unions

    They destroy them.

    Yesterday I talked about Obama’s narcissism, and today I want to dig into his psychotic obsession with raising taxes on the achievers in this country. If that sounds a little absurd, let me divulge the facts.

    Anybody remember “Joe the plumber”? Well when ole Joe confronted Obama on his tax plans, Obama admitted that he does not want to reduce the deficit, he wants to raise taxes because we “need to spread the wealth around.” But what we hear everyday from our state controlled media is that we need to raise taxes to lower the deficit. The truth is that the tax revenue that the increases will bring in, assuming people don’t change their behaviors and make less money because of the taxes, will only run the federal government for eight days. That’s not even enough to pay for the Obama family’s twenty day vacation in Hawaii. The only reason he wants to raise the taxes on the “rich” is to help accomplish his goal of destroying the American economy, so that he can “prove” that capitalism is a failure. Need more proof?

    In one of the debates in 2008 Charlie Gibson asked Obama why he supported raising capital gains tax when the historical record shows that doing so would decrease federal revenue. Obama, in all his wiseness, said, “Well, Charlie, what I’ve said is that I would look at raising the capital gains tax for purposes of fairness.” That’s right, it isn’t “fair” that those evil rich people get to make money on their investments. I’ll tell you what isn’t fair, what isn’t fair is the fact that the Democrats go around bragging that the majority of Americans say that we should raise taxes on rich people, when the majority of Americans don’t pay any taxes at all. To put this in perspective; if the majority of people said they want all the Jews, a minority, to disappear, would that be fair? No, most of these people hear “raise taxes on the rich” and they automatically say hell yea! because they don’t think about what the consequences might be. Moving on…

    Barry told the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, “at some point you have to admit you’ve made enough money.” Does this sound like a guy who wants America to prosper? No, it sounds like a man who wants to destroy capitalism. I saw a Gallup Poll that said only 59% of liberals view capitalism positively, while 62% viewed socialism positively. how many of those people do you think actually know what socialism leads too? How many have ever been to a socialist country? Zero.

    Now Obama is purposing his fiscal cliff plan to congress and he is asking to raise not only taxes, but also spending. He obviously isn’t trying to lower the deficit, he only wants more money to spend. If he doesn’t buy more votes with the entitlement programs that were suppose to only be a safety net for the very poor, then he won’t be able to get enough people to back his bid for a third term.

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    It seems like everyone has an opinion on the looming fiscal cliff, there are people on one side saying it’s the end of the world, and people on the other saying it’s more like a curb than a cliff, and everything in between. Honestly, I don’t know what will happen. I can say what really scares me is the man in the white house and his narcissistic personality disorder.

    I believe that we have a severe narcissist in the white house. Back in August our president wanted to commemorate the death of Neil Armstrong, one of America’s greatest heroes. Sounds good so far. You may ask how he decided to commemorate this national treasure, I’ll tell you. This man posted a picture of himself looking at the moon to honor Armstrong.

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    Well that was months ago most have seen that picture, it’s old news. But wait, there’s more! Now he wants to honor Miss Rosa Parks. Can anyone guess how he did that? That’s right a nice photo of Jamie Foxx’s lord and savior sitting on a bus.

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    What makes it worse are all the ding-a-lings who treat him like a deity. Newsweek’s Even Thomas said Obama is “sort of a god.” Jamie Foxx’s comment during the BET Awards, “like to give honor to God, and our lord and savior,Barack Obama.” He now says he was just kidding around but to me that is the kind of joke that is scarier than it is funny. Then we have the majority of television networks ignoring any mistake he makes and putting him up on a pedestal. When someone speaks out they are instantly attacked as racist or as disrespectful to the office, when five years ago the same people said everything under the sun about Bush, McCain, and especially Palin. It reminds me of anytime someone talks about a news story in North Korea or China, they always end by saying “according to the state controlled media, that’s what we are coming to. It’s just not official yet.

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    CONSERVATISM:

    I’m tired of hearing people misrepresent what conservatism stands for, and what it means. These folks say things like: “Conservatives hate change, they want things to go back to how they used to be,” “Conservatives are racists, they hate Obama because he is black,” “Republicans are all a bunch of Bible thumpers, they want to force their religious beliefs on everyone else,” “Conservatives hate the government.” I know I probably won’t change anyone’s mind about us, but I am going to try.

    Conservatives Do Not Want Anything To Change:
    If this is what you think, then you are obviously uninformed. The thing that makes a person a conservative is the desire to conserve the constitution, and this has been the core of the republican party since Lincoln. Slavery, supported by democrats, was as unconstitutional as any issue to ever face Americans. As for the distrust of change of any sort, this is also a falsehood. There are loads of changes we want. All of them have to do with preserving the constitution, though. Take Obamacare for example, one reason republicans want to throw it out is that giving people the right to healthcare intrudes on another person’s rights. If I have a right to a private person’s service then that person is forced to give me their time. Which is unconstitutional, because the constitution gives us the right to life, liberty, and property, so long as those don’t intrude on or inhibit another’s rights. Thomas Jefferson said it best,

    “Of liberty I would say that, in the whole plenitude of its extent, it is unobstructed action according to our will. But rightful liberty is unobstructed action according to our will within limits drawn around us by the equal rights of others. I do not add ‘within the limits of the law,’ because law is often but the tyrant’s will, and always so when it violates the right of an individual.”

    Not to mention what the administration calls a “tax” is really a fee, a fee that forces people to buy a product, and that’s unconstitutional, I don’t give a damn what the puppets in the supreme court say. That’s only one of many examples, but I need to move on. Feel free to add your own examples in the comments section.

    Conservatives Are All Racists:
    Just as a disclaimer, I know some conservatives are racists and I know a lot of democrats who are racist also, but my argument is that too many people hear the word conservative or republican and automatically think racist. This is due, in part, to uninformed people. I’ve already covered that Lincoln was a Republican, but even during segregation and the Jim Crow era the democrats were the one’s fighting to keep denying blacks their constitutional rights. The democrats started the KKK. Martin Luther King Jr. was a republican. So if anyone can tell me what it is that has made us all into a bunch of racists, I’d love to see it in the comments section.

    The argument that people who oppose Barry are racists is already stale. It’s to the point that the word is so overly misused that the only thing it’s any good for is helping to identify the idiot in the room. If you’re at a party or Walmart or where ever and you hear someone say, “That’s racist!” you can guarantee the person who said it is a complete moron. Yea, I said it.

    Conservatives Want To Force Christianity On Everyone:
    Of course, you don’t have to be a Christian to be conservative and you don’t have to be a conservative to be a Christian. There are plenty of Christian Democrats all over the country, I know several that I work with who are also Baptist preachers. Being a Christian, one is supposed to spread the gospel, as with most religions. I see nothing wrong with it. The fact that there are people who get mad when someone tells them, “Merry Christmas,” at the check out line is proof that some people do. I have known some atheists who would jump at any opportunity to announce what they do or dot believe, and even if I don’t like what they say, I don’t have a problem with them saying it. That’s how it’s supposed to work here, people are allowed to think what they want and they can try to spread their own version of the truth. Republicans have no desire to make everyone follow Christ.

    When it comes to social issues like abortion and gay marriage, most conservatives disagree with legalizing these things. Abortion is an easy one, you can call it what you want but an unborn fetus is at the very least the potential for life. If you prevent life from taking place then you are denying that fetus the right to life, liberty, and a pursuit of happiness. Another example of conservatives conserving the constitution.

    “If we accept that a mother can kill even her own child, how can we tell other people to not kill each other? Any country that accepts abortion is not teaching its people to love, but to use any violence to get what they want.” -Mother Teresa Of Calcutta

    Conservatives Hate The Government:
    The cornerstone of conservatism is limited government. A belief that the American people don’t need Big Brother regulating every move try make is not the same as anarchy.

    “Government’s view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidise it.” -Ronald Reagan

    The government is necessary, but it has to be limited, if not it will continue to grow like a tumor left to it’s own devises. When a government bureaucracy gets as big as ours it becomes inefficient and keeps growing until it collapses in own itself. Regulation and taxation is the number one reason for the unemployment problem. It’s harder to start a business in the Untied States now than it has ever been because of all the red tape and fees associated with getting started. According to the Index of Economic Freedom the United States has fallen from 2nd, behind only Hong Kong, in economic freedom in 2000 to 18th in 2012. Hong Kong, Singapore, New Zealand, Switzerland, Australia, and Canada are this years top dogs. The full report is available HERE. This is the result of over a decade of over spending and over regulation, Clinton then the “moderate” G.W. Bush and now Dear Ruler.

    I doubt I’ve changed anyone’s mind and you can believe what you want. All I can do I present the facts, what you do with them is on your conscious. Like a liberal Facebook “friend” said when I corrected his disinformation in his status update in the comments, “If I disagree with what you say, I’ll just delete your comment.” I responded with sources and, “it doesn’t matter if you disagree, what I said is a fact, if you disagree with facts they are still facts and that makes you a little delusional.” I was swiftly blocked. Chalk one up for the good guys.

    So remember…

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    Facts are to a liberal as an iPhone is to an AARP member.

    They just don’t get it.

    I Don’t Give A Damn

    Posted: November 18, 2012 in America, finance, Opinion
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    Everywhere I look I see people “not giving a damn”, what in the entire history of mankind has that ever got anyone? I’ll tell you this much, I didn’t “give a damn” all throughout my teens and early twenties and the only place that ever got me was living off part time minimum wage, food stamps, and rental assistance, not to mention dropped out of college. Granted, I’m only now entering my mid-twenties, but since I changed my habits and my attitude, I’ve got a full time job at a fortune 400 company working my way up. Although that job is in a factory and I’m only now on the bottom rung, I, for the first time, have a path to success and the motivation to get there. To be honest, the path I’m on now isn’t what I necessarily want to be doing when I retire, and I don’t think I’m living up to my full potential, but because of my own mistakes I’ve closed a few other paths I wish I’d taken now. Even though I’ve made those mistakes I have set myself up to be able to take the long way around to accomplish my goals. Now that I’m off government hand outs I can afford to eventually pay my debt to the school and take another swing at it, or I may nit need school. If this blog becomes successful I may be able to peruse a career in journalism, or I could end up in politics. Who knows what my future could hold? I do know that without my decision to get myself in gear and straighten up I’d probably still be flipping burgers 20 hours a week, taking government hand outs. Mostly because I’ve been in the situation, I don’t think all “entitlements” should be disbanded. I do know that they need to be reformed, because, though they do help people through tough times, they don’t encourage those people to do better. We conservatives call them entitlements because in too many people they create a sense of entitlement. They make people feel like, “I’m entitled to this.” That’s not what they were created for. Disability is for people who are physically or mentally incapable of holding a regular job, not people who are too drunk or stoned to hold a job. Food Stamps are for people who are on fixed income and don’t have enough to feed themselves and/or their children, or for people going through a tough time, they are not for people who are just too lazy to find a full-time job, like I used to be. I’ve heard people who really need food stamps say how embarrassing it is to have to use food stamps, that there is a stigma about them. If we would stop people from being able to abuse them that stigma wouldn’t exist. A friend of mine worked in a grocery store for a few years and she said that she could tell who was going to use an EBT card because they would be buying nothing but name brands and expensive cuts of meat, and wouldn’t be dressed like a person that could afford it. She also said, this assumption wasn’t true 100% of the time, she would see some people who bought the store brand and used coupons and ad matches. Those people were either the people that looked well off or the people who seemed to be truly in need of the assistance, either by disability or social security.

    Now, before o get any hate mail, I know this doesn’t apply to everyone. All I’m saying is that for certain disability cases there should be periodic re-evaluations. For food stamps there should be restrictions on purchases. I also think that recipients should be subject to periodic drug tests and that criminal background should factor in.

    I know what some will say, “but Storey, you say you don’t like government restrictions!” This is true, but when it comes to the government restricting is presence and it’s spending of American’s tax dollars, I say go for it Uncle Sam, restrict the he’ll out of yourself.

    Anyway if you “don’t give a damn”, think it over.

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    Today I’m wanting to talk about the difference between being an American and being a citizen of the United States of America. Some of my most vivid memories as a kid are of Independence Day, my favorite holiday. Waking up early to find some flag themed clothes to wear and to tape some little flags on my bike to ride in the neighborhood parade, and going to the big family cookouts that afternoon. Then going either to the lake to watch the firework display, or to buy our own fireworks to put on a show at home. All this might sound familiar to most Americans, and most have memories similar to those I have.

    Barrack Hussein Obama…. does not.

    In Indonesia, where he spent his childhood, people do not celebrate our Independence Day. He doesn’t have, etched into his mind, the mixed smell of hamburgers, hotdogs, and charcoal wafting through the whole neighborhood, or smiling neighbors waving old glory in the parade.

    Since he grew up in a Muslim school in Indonesia do you think he learned about the founding fathers, or the meaning of the red, the white, and the blue on our flag? Did he learn why our flag has thirteen stripes, and fifty stars? Actually I doubt he even knew how many there are. In 2008, while campaigning, he said:

    “We have campaigned in fifty-seven states, one more to go!

    And after the GOP lost this election, in his victory speech in Chicago, he said:

    “over two hundred years ago a colony gained the ability to decide it’s own destiny”

    Of course we all know there are not 58 states. Of course we know there were thirteen colonies, not one. We know this because we learned it so early in life that we don’t remember not knowing it. He did not.

    Some people may say the only reason I’m pointing this out is because I’m biased, some would even say it’s because I’m “RACIST”. They would defend him by saying, he misspoke, it was an accident. He did not mean to say that just like he didn’t mean “you didn’t build that”. What do you think? Do you think you would ever, ever, in any circumstance, misspeak to this degree? I know I wouldn’t.

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    The election is over and, needless to say, I’m severely disappointed. I’m in a confusing state of mind, like a hangover of sorts. Mostly I feel deflated, maybe because I poured myself into this election and my side fell short, or maybe because I have been building to this moment only to have it feel anticlimactic. There is also this deep feeling of betrayal, betrayal by the nation of people I had placed my faith in to elect the one person who, in my mind, could pull us back up by our bootstraps and bring America back to the greatness I have read so much about.

    I’m also torn on what to hope for. I do sincerely hope and pray that the president will become the Great Uniter he said he’d be. Now that he doesn’t have to keep his base happy for a reelection my hope is that he’ll extend an olive branch to the republicans in the house so that we can get some serious budget cuts. I don’t really believe he will do this, though. If he doesn’t, I do hope that he will be held responsible for Benghazi, fast and furious, and all the other scandals the media has ignored. I pray that whatever happens will be the best thing for my family and the nation at large. Most important, though, no matter what happens, I know I will fight for what I believe to be the right thing to the day they toss me into a hastily dug ditch.

    For the last year I’ve been campaigning on Facebook, trying to spread the news that isn’t widely reported to people so that they would make an informed decision on election day. Now that the election is over there is a void in my life that I have built up over the last year. Because of all the support I’ve received from my rants I’ve decided to finally start this blog I’ve been talking about. I’m sure I’ll still do my Facebook rants but I feel like that was just a gateway to this. I’m not sure how often I’ll blog but I’m going to try to put out one a week, that is if I feel I’ve got some good material. I’ll mainly stick to politics but who knows where I’ll go with it. I want to thank everyone who has encouraged and supported me to this point, it’s only because of you guys and gals that I’m doing this. You all know who you are and it’s all your fault.