The Despair of Hypocrisy

I’ve written often about the hypocrisy of politicians in the past, but nothing prepared me for the full story on President Obama’s latest display of unmasked hypocrisy. Ending the school voucher program in Washington DC is a blatant slap in the face of anyone who thought this type of behavior would change.

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Bushier than Bush?

For years peace loving individuals have been rightfully upset about President Bush’s abuse of our Constitution in response to the War on Terror.  To date, President Obama has changed the name of this action, and little else.  Except for the fact that he has attempted to acquire even more power in defense of these actions than even President Bush dared push for.  Is this because President Obama is more creative or is it more of a natural progression to fascism that our duopoly is driving us towards?
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Making The Point

In a letter to Edward Libby of AIG detailing his resignation from the company, Jake DeSantis provides the evidence that will most likely be missed by the populist rush to further the class warfare that this administration is waging as to why a political body has no business dabbling in running a business. President Obama, who’s supporters claim is a pragmatist, showed the exact opposite character trait and instead displayed a wonderful example of demagoguery.
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Promises, Promises

Well, that didn’t last long. One of the shining positive moments I had with the Obama administration lasted a whole week. Attorney General Eric Holder had promised to call off raids on Medical Marijuana dispensaries who were operating their businesses within state laws. However, yesterday that all seems to have gone up in smoke with a DEA raid on a dispensary in San Francisco.
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Change? Not Exactly.

While we congratulate Barack Obama for his win for the office of President of the United States, I am hearing a lot about how this election has ushered in change. Unfortunately, as we look at the presidential and, more specifically, the rest of the elections that took place, I am not seeing as much change as one is led to believe.
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Politicizing Crisis

There is a feeling in this country that the Republicans are solely responsible for the failures of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, that their failure was a result of a lack of oversight and regulation that is indicative of Republican operating methods. But is that true or does it require ignoring sticky facts?
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The Otiosity of Fear

mccainatwef A few weeks ago John McCain remarked that he felt the biggest threat to our economy was another terrorist attack.  I was not surprised that someone representing one of the major parties in the United States would use fear to sway the hearts and minds of the voters, it is a powerful device to use.  But it left me wondering, coming upon seven years after the 9/11 terrorists attacks, have we let the terrorists win?

I’m afraid we temporarily have.  And that is my hope that it remain temporary, though that hope is fading as we continue down the path of scaring people into compliance and willingness to give up their individual liberties to a governing body that we give dominion over us. 

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