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MORE Transparency

This time at a STATE level!  By FEDERAL officials!

Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted found 44 cases of illegal aliens voting in Ohio and could find more but federal officials refuse to hand over crucial data.

Husted’s investigation used Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicle data to cross check voter rolls.  However, for a match, the BMV record must be self-identified as a non-citizen.

It just gets better and better, doesn’t it?
h/t Brock Townsend

Should We Adopt The Australian Secret Ballot?

The President seems to think so…

President Obama Just Announced an Election Change That Would Transform the Face of American Politics

President Obama gave support to mandatory voting today at a town hall event in Cleveland. The President claims the drastic move would reduce the importance of money in elections and stop alleged voter suppression.

The Washington Times reports on the President’s claim that mandatory voting would change everything:

“It would be transformative if everybody voted. That would counteract [campaign] money more than anything. If everybody voted, then it would completely change the political map in this country.”

Click on the link to see the whole article.

Of course, if checking legal citizenship and investigating voter fraud are racist, and therefore banned, I wonder which party would win?

BY ORDNUNG ORDER!

When people ask for whom or what party I’ve voted, I always respond, “The Australian Secret Ballot is one of our most cherished possessions!”

Of course, one part of the Australian method with which I disapprove in the mandatory part.

We’re AMERICANS – very little should be mandatory!

h/t Washington Times, RJReview

Stop Cheering!

About the Republicans taking majorities in the election!

Remember, many of them are big government RINOS, or even anti-gun rights.

And, in Washington State…

From SFGate:

Initiative 594 was one of two rival gun measures on the ballot. It requires background checks on all sales and transfers, including private transactions and many loans and gifts. It passed with especially strong support in King County.

“It’s the first time in the country that by a vote of the people we’ve closed the background check loophole,” said Zach Silk, campaign manager for the measure. “When elected officials couldn’t stand up to the gun lobby, the people did.”

Those folks who want to control you (i.e. everyone in government) are going to see this as a ‘camel’s nose under the tent’ moment, and say, “Hey they did it in Washington State, why not OUR State?  Or Nationally?”

Not to mention, how exactly is such a law enforced?  (Hint – registration)

h/t Alphecca

 

BE AFRAID – BE VERY AFRAID

holderWord about the ‘Net (that bastion of information factual, don’t ya know!) is that there was a specific reason for criminal mastermind racist buffoon Attorney General Eric Holder to have recently retired.

NO, it’s not because of pending charges related to GUNWALKER, aka Fast & Furious.  Or his non-pursuit of federal charges against the New Black Panther folks inhibiting (White) people from casting their votes.  Or the massive Internet or cellular telephone surveillance he authorized against non-criminal U.S. citizens.  Or any other of the numerous felonies with which he should be charged and convicted.

It’s because The President sees a way to leave his mark on the Nation is when a conservative member of the U.S. Supreme Court retires, he’s going to appoint Eric Holder!!!

O…..M…..G!!!

Can you imagine?  I’ve been concerned about The President appointing someone of his ilk, but THIS guy?  Supreme Court appointments are for life.

Makes me pray for Leon Panetta or Bernie Sanders.

h/t Boyd & Donna

ALL POLITICIANS ARE D***S!

First, of course, the quintessential D***  NIXON.  (for whom I did vote in 1972!)

Followed by all others.

Cases(s) in point…

We are ready to have our local primary.  Here are three of the many candidates being promoted:

pheanisI’m guessing he had a lot of fun in junior high and high school.  And, if he was ever in the military…?

foremanSERIOUSLY?  What moniker do you think they gave HIM in high school?

I’ve no idea what either of these gentlemen’s politics are, but am using them to promote my thesis – ALL POLITICIANS ARE D***S!

Even if they are named David or Susan…

Popular wisdom would say they are either strong and wise belying their years, due to years of verbal abuse about their names.  Or they are borderline psychotics running for public office…

And, lest we forget…

huangI rest my case.

The WOMAN Who Would Be President

…or Queen.  King?

( with apologies to R. Kipling)

Our former Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton, doesn’t know that in the UK “Conservative” and “Tory” are synonyms for the same political party…

Hillary Clinton on the Special Relationship between the US and Britain:

“It is so special to me personally and I think that it is very special between our two countries.  There is just not just a common language, there is a common set of values that we can fall back on.  It doesn’t matter in our country whether it is a Republican or Democrat, or frankly in your country whether it is a ‘Conservative’ and ‘Tory.’  There is a level of trust and understanding.  That doesn’t mean that we always agree because of course we don’t.”

posted by John Lott

SERIOUSLY?  A woman whose only claim to fame was to be a dishonored Watergate prosecution attorney, married to a serial rapist, who was from Arkansas, then magically became a United States Senator from New York, then the perennial presidential candidate became the Secretary of State.  And doesn’t know this?

And I’m not even mentioning Whitewater or Benghazi…

Vote for HER for president?  Not on your life!

It’s Time For The ‘Name That Commie-Nazi’ Test!

(I saw this (text) on wirecutter‘s blog, and felt it was meant to be shared – Guffaw)

Marx_buzzfeed5Who said it?

1) “We’re going to take things away from you on behalf of the common good.”
A. Karl Marx B. Adolph Hitler C. Joseph Stalin D. Barack Obama E. None of the above

2) “It’s time for a new beginning, for an end to government of the few, by the few, and for the few…… And to replace it with shared responsibility, for shared prosperity.”
A. Lenin B. Mussolini C. Idi Amin D. Barack Obama E. None of the above

3) “(We)…..can’t just let business as usual go on, and that means something has to be taken away from some people.”
A. Nikita Khruschev B. Josef Goebbels C. Boris Yeltsin D. Barack Obama E. None of the above

4) “We have to build a political consensus and that requires people to give up a little bit of their own … in order to create this common ground.”
A. Mao Tse Tung B. Hugo Chavez C. Kim Jong Il D. Barack Obama E. None of the above

5) “I certainly think the free-market has failed.”
A. Karl Marx B. Lenin C. Molotov D. Barack Obama E. None of the above

6) “I think it’s time to send a clear message to what has become the most profitable sector in
(the) entire economy that they are being watched.”
A. Pinochet B. Milosevic C. Saddam Hussein D. Barack Obama E. None of the above

Answers
(1) E. None of the above. Statement was made by Hillary Clinton
6/29/2004
(2) E. None of the above. Statement was made by Hillary Clinton
5/29/2007
(3) E. None of the above. Statement was made by Hillary Clinton
6/4/2007
(4) E. None of the above. Statement was made by Hillary Clinton
6/4/2007
(5) E. None of the above. Statement was made by Hillary Clinton
6/4/2007
(6) E. None of the above. Statement was made by Hillary Clinton
9/2/2005

hillaryWant to know something scary? She may be the next President.
Sent in by RHM, Sr.

Be afraid.  Be VERY afraid! – Guffaw

“Qualifications? Hell, We Elect ‘Em Based On Gender and Race!”

The MSM has been ruminating, of late, regarding the NEXT Presidential Election.  Keep in mind in 2014, it’s the Congressional (off year) election, making the Presidential Election THREE YEARS AWAY (2016) from now!

The reason for all this undesired attention?  Hillary Clinton, former Secretary of State, former Senator, and former First Lady of the Presidency and Governorship (of Arkansas) is making noises about running!  After she promised she wouldn’t, of course.

And as the last presidential election was all about electing a Black Man – as though that were some kind of qualification – this one is being countenanced about electing a Woman.  Same counter-argument.  Of course, we all know that all Blacks think the same and all women do, too.  A slam-dunk, right?  Tell that to Governor Sarah Palin.

“A woman will get us out of wars, because their’s is the gentle gender.”  Just ask Margaret Thatcher, Indira Gandhi and Golda Meir.

So, with regard to qualifications, exactly how does Ms. Clinton qualify?

Uh, she was a lawyer, but never renewed her license.  At age ~27 she was fired for being a liar and an unethical lawyer in the Watergate Investigation.  Whitewater, Wikileaks, Iran, Iraq, Sandy Berger, Benghazi, Vince Foster, any of those names ring a bell?

Her voting record in the Senate – incidentally, how does a disgraced Arkansas lawyer suddenly become a transplanted New Yorker, and get elected Senator?  I guess Bobby Kennedy did it, though.  And her non-starterhood as the last Secretary of State.

What has she done, lately, aside from unofficially run for office?  And, of course, she was the co-President to her ‘husband’ Bill.  Scary stuff.

The scariest is the ‘loyal opposition’ Republicans have very few real contenders.  And their party is in a shambles.  And the other choice, Libertarians, are by nature and definition not confrontational.

What to do?

Heinlein’s Law – They’re ALWAYS someone to vote against!

PS – This just in – the (Democratic Governor-Elect just made Hillary-for-President noises after winning last night.  Not surprising as he was a previous bag man shill supporter of Bill and Hill !)

h/t HuffPo (believe it or not!)

Potential for VOTER FRAUD ? – NAW !

From Fox News:

. . . The plot successfully faked names and signatures on both the Obama and Clinton presidential petitions that were used to place the candidates on the ballot. So many names were forged — an estimated 200 or more — that prosecutor Stanley Levco said that had the fraud been caught during the primary, “the worst that would have happened, is maybe Barack Obama wouldn’t have been on the ballot for the primary.” . . .

In court, former longtime St. Joseph County Democratic Chairman Butch Morgan, Jr. was sentenced to one year behind bars, and is expected to serve half that, as well as Community Corrections and probation. Former St. Joseph County Board of Elections worker and Democratic volunteer Dustin Blythe received a sentence of one year in Community Corrections and probation, which means no jail time. . .

AND, yesterday, the United States Supreme Court decided that Arizona elections officials violated federal law by requiring voter registrants to provide proof of United States citizenship when registering to vote (via the AZ Motor-Voter Law only).

So, in theory, this decision only affects those States that allow illegal aliens to possess Driver Licenses…

Think this’ll be a problem ?

NAW.  (I’m kidding)

“Pay no attention to the illegal voters behind the curtain of the voting booth!”

toto-exposes-oz1

h/t John Lott

Putting Their Money Where There Mouth Is

A Geek With Guns pointed me to Southwest Shooting Authority of Arizona.

Seems AGWG is upset with SSAOA.  They recently relocated from Luna, NM to Pinetop AZ, reportedly looking for more ‘freedom-loving’ folk.

SSAOA made an announcement after the recent election, as follows:

Effective immediately, if you voted for Obama, your money is no good here. You have proven beyond a doubt that you are not responsible enough to own a firearm. We have just put a sign up on the front door to save you the trouble of walking all the way in here….

I took this ad out in our local paper. It will come out in the White Mountain Independent tomorrow, 9 November

Sincerely,
Cope Reynolds

Southwest Shooting Authority of Arizona

Now, if you read this blog, you know I’m all for free speech, free markets and protest.  A Geek With Guns thinks it’s inadvisable to reject the President’s supporters out-of-hand.   As Mr. Burg stated:

Statements like the one made by Southwest Shooting Authority of Arizona reinforces the stereotype that all gun owners are hardcore Republicans and therefore delegates the issue of gun rights to an “us” versus “them” debate.

Of course, only a fool would patronize his establishment announcing they had voted for The President in the process.  I happen to know a couple folks (a minority, I grant you) who are pro-gun, but didn’t care to vote for Governor Romney.

I remember a close friend of yore, who voted similarly for William Jefferson Clinton, because they just couldn’t take George H. W. Bush.  It happens.  Not everyone is a single-issue voter.

But, we’re still a free society, and we may patronize any business we see fit.  Or not.

"One morning I shot an elephant in my pajamas - how he got in my pajamas I dunno!" - Groucho Marx as Captain Spaulding in Animal Crackers

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