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Hi everyone! I’m afraid I haven’t had much time, as of late, for my blog but plan to be back in full force before the fall elections. I have voted in my own State primaries, and sad to report, I had the shortest primary ballot that I can remember ever having.

I’m afraid there is little to no acceptance for choices on the Democrat ticket, this year, since my State like all other red states appear to be taken over by tea party funding. I’m sure the Democrat machine is more supportive in some of your Blue States, than it is in the Red States, that go overwhelmingly for Republicans,anyway. At least it is my fondest hope, they are!

I’m not ready to come back full time to my blog yet, as at this stage, we are looking at a home remodel,here,followed later by an extended trip out of the heat. I just wanted to remind you, my readers, that the only way we can lose is to believe we are powerless and not vote.

Statistically Democrats do not get out to vote in the off years and in 2010, because of it, 72 new tea party paid Republicans took office in Washington and our States and have been chipping away at the equality of women and minorities ever since! Vote!

Thanks for your continued support of my blog and for your remaining loyalty! Later then!

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For anyone who does not know by now, who Tony Perkins is, I remind you  he heads just another of the right-wing conservative organizations of the religious right. He runs a small conservative organization called the Family Research Council and has been attacked for his far right views and lack of decent human understanding for years, by pretty much everyone who have both knowledge and compassion and are in touch with reality.  He is the man who says,” he is not against gays but instead compares their gayness to that of drug addicts.” He believes  being gay is curable and the new curse of families and he will stop at no measures to see that men like Senator Ted Cruz of Texas is turned from villain to hero.

Republican Tony Perkins of Louisiana  is making a bid to run for Congress in Washington from Louisiana in 2014 and leaning heavily on his good buddy Ted Cruz of Texas to speak before the Evangelical forums to help support his election. We all hear a great deal in the media about the influence of the Catholic Church on its parishioners when it comes to preaching about the unfair attack’s on Religion by government on the issue of birth control but the media totally ignores the subject of how much tax-free dollars are given to the Churches in America or the over 200 Conservative groups through which the Religious right of the Protestant Fundamentalist persuasion send their tax-free dollars to buy the Republican Party’s favor. It was with 73% of the Evangelical Churches vote that President George W. Bush was re-elected for the second term of office and 69% of their vote for his first run as President.

The truth is when the facts are checked out, many Catholics use birth control and do not feel persuaded to the extent that fundamentalist do nor does the Church stand on the pulpit as was done in the fundamentalist Churches and threaten the expulsion of their members if they vote for a democrat or do not make reparation for voting for democrat candidates as some Protestant fundamentalist preachers did when it came to their members voting for John Kerry.

As the Churches put more pressure on politicians the media reports less accurately about the truth of huge tax exemptions not ever applying before to hospitals, colleges, ranches, land, banks or other businesses owned by the Churches who often bury their holdings so deep that there is no record of their ownership.  The Mormon Church alone would top the 500 most richest if it was not a Church but yet does not pay a dime on its holdings. At one time they owned Coca Cola when it was still the  largest company  traded on wall street.

With Obama care asking for birth control to be paid for by insurance companies and not by the Churches themselves, these right-wing religious organizations are claiming that religious freedom is being trampled on to a greater volume and winning voters over to the religious right organizations who support both the Tea Party and conservatives re-elections and election bids. They pay out primarily to the Republican candidates and a few Conservatives Democrats in States where Republicans cannot win.

When these groups yell religious freedom and the liberals and the government intrusion on Religious freedom, then many of the American people believe that government is intruding on their rights to worship by being told so by these right-wing religious organizations, in both the Tea Party and Conservative movement. The religious right then too often encourages the belief of intrusion on religious freedom in an effort to win elections for the Republican party, with their more than 200 right-wing religious organizations.

The Churches alone have been given tax exemption legally, but never were they ever given tax exemption for profitable businesses.  Since Churches do not have to file taxes or declare ownership to IRS it is impossible to track just how much of corporate, businesses and land holdings they own.  They do claim more entitlement to do so as time goes on and as more Evangelical Churches spring up with their Prosperity ministers the voices get louder and yet the media fails to report the truth out of fear, themselves, of the right-wing extremists or they interview both Republicans and Democrats with the misguided belief that we think by blaming both sides they are reporting fairly.

The Conservatives through these tax-free organizations and people like the Koch brothers, out spent the Liberals 34 to 1 in our last election as well as in 2010, and it is these new freshmen tea party and right-wing members, such as Ted Cruz, who joined Congress along with the Senate in 2010 and 2012, who are responsible along with the old-established tea party and conservative members for shutting down the people’s government..

The Religious-right leaders are praising Ted  Cruz for single-handedly shutting down the United States Government. Sen. Ted Cruz has been slammed a number of times by his fellow Republicans for engineering the shut down of the government in an effort to defund Obama care but several leaders of the Religious Right are praising him.

This view has been held as well amongst the Republicans who are willing to acknowledge the truth in private, while publicly they blame President Obama for the shut down. Ted Cruz of Texas in truth is just one of the Tea Party and Conservative members along with Paul Ryan, Mark Rubio, Tom Coburn, Adrian Smith. Michelle Bachman, Eric Cantor and Rand Paul who are equally responsible for the shut down. (see my post, “List of Tea Party Caucus,” to find the web sites where the list of tea party members is complete)

Another right-wing organization, “Focus on the Family’s”, political arm “Citizen Link”, claims that Ted Cruz’s fake filibustering against Obama care  and against  the Continuing Resolution or a clean CR that would defund Obama care was the behavior of a brave man elected to government to grandstand on Principle.”

On his radio program, Tony Perkins praised, “Republican  Senator Ted Cruz and his Tea Party allies for shutting down the government.  He said, “I think they are acting heroic, I think they are heroes.”

Another right-winger, head of the conservative group called,” American Family Association,” and radio host Bryan Fischer recently said, “Everything you see around here (meaning government shut down in Washington) is a result of Sen. Ted Cruz, Teddie and the Cruzers, carrying the load for the Conservative movement.  You cannot overestimate the role of Ted Cruz, it shows you how one man with courage can make a huge difference in what happens politically.”

Thanks to these Conservative right-wing groups the over-whelming support of the government shut down because a great deal of the far right support money comes out of the pockets of the poor and the ungodly wealthy, and they do not want to see Obama care passed, we have a general knowledge and understanding that only those voices in Washington who fight to get air time are blaming President Obama failure  to meet with them, for the government shut down along with house Speaker John Boehner and Majority leader Tea Party member Eric Cantor. (See my previous post, “Prosperity Ministers And Greed”)

Minority Senate Leader,Mitch McConnell, who has fallen in line so far with the far right and Tea Party views that they are no longer considering running a candidate against him in the Kentucky primaries, for the moment is safe from their wrath for being so obliging.  Mitch has been campaigning out of fear of losing his re-election for 5 years in his home State. This so-called courage on the far right that has led to the government shut down, even while House Speaker John Boehner, denies it is the Republicans failure to negotiate on any levels with the White House, due to these right-wing and tea party Libertarians members, is causing a great deal of harm to our economy.

Unless we have an economy recovered well enough due to a stronger job market and a GNP we will never be able to begin paying down the deficit of the Reagan and Bushes years, again, as we did during the Clinton years.  If the Conservatives had paid off debt during these years as was  done throughout our history when the economy was good or improved and both Reagan and Bushes had not of ran the debt up instead, we would not be haggling over the deficit or the debt every 2 to 3 month now; Nor would the Republicans gotten away  with blaming the democrats for the mess that President Obama inherited. Many economist state emphatically the debt rose due to the trickle down and supply side economics that were a miserable failure incurred  due to the Conservative held Republican Party for 12 years,.

While this same group of ransom seekers are now claiming to stop spending they are in essence paying furloughed workers to do nothing while the work of the people’s government remains undone and the safety of the  people remains in jeopardy. This same group of Republicans have voted to pay for the back wages of the furloughed workers but it does not pay for the gas or the house payments due now for our police and fire and other strategic department workers who remain on active duty.  It is the job of the Congress to pay the bills and to set the budgets but it does not stop the lies that Obama care just like Medicare will bankrupt our Nation.  Their main concern as always lies in the special interests of the lobbyists who line their pockets, of  both health care interests and insurance companies over the needs of the people.

Private money has had to be raised in order to ship home the bodies of our war heroes, killed in action in Afghanistan, because the Pentagon has been defunded to such a large depth that it no longer can afford shipping home of our wounded and killed in action. The Center for Disease Control is shut down along with decreased staffs throughout our States. Many of our strategic government Agencies are running  either on skeletal crews or on unpaid labor.  A Nation as great as our own needs to be ashamed of this tea party and right-wing conservative action of the Republican Party and make certain that these callous and shameful acts by the far-right and tea party never again has the ability to take root by voting the bums out of office in 2014 and 2016.

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This will be my final political post,thank Goodness!  After having written on the truth of the far right and the Tea Party and their negative effects on the Republican Party and the cynicism across America that they lap up, with their below par candidates for two years, I welcome the end of writing anymore on the subject of politics.

My husband will be retiring at the end of the year and we hope to travel.  I welcome and look forward to being out of the loop on the political scene and playing in the sunshine.  Since this is my last political post and I have watched Americans throw away 6 Billion dollars on campaigns of lies, it leaves a bitter taste in my mouth.  The sad thing is that the majority of the large donors spent it to buy their candidate of choice.  I applaud those who spent in an effort to stop the corrupt from taking office.

I am afraid that those who want a prostitute to perform in their favor in their politicians do so, to get their own greed fulfilled and are the largest contributors.  It would be nice to think the Republican Party itself would be spending those dollars instead to throw the bums out.  Men such as Sam Adelson and the Koch Brothers in the Republican Party, are stealing the votes from American citizens who are either to flip-flop themselves to make decisions or too bored to care. The sad thing is when the greed is coming from the Christian ministries who are more business driven than Christ driven and give of the money collected for the poor, in their efforts to sway the elections in their own Churches.

Unless and until men like Carl Rove and Grover Norquist are shaken loose from the strong hold or the bully pulpit of the Republican Party the Republican Party will continue to prostitute themselves for the Tea Party and the ridiculous right who will and are destroying Democracy in America. This Tea Party driven Party will not even stand for a Republican saying “Hi” to a Democrat when they meet in the hall without threatening them on their re-election support.  Both parties use to break early for a drink together and now they cannot even acknowledge they know each other due to this insane hatred driven by the Tea Party.

The Republicans instead blame President Obama for not working with them when they filibustered more than anytime in our history against President Obama’s agenda and they met ten days after he was signed into office where all Republicans were forced to sign a pledge making President Obama a one term President, at their CPAC retreat. Those who refused to sign the pledge along with  Senator Dick Lugar of Indiana, were ran out of the Republican Party by the Tea Party in the primaries because he had the audacity to say,”We need to work together on a healthcare program.”  The ironic part is that the Democrats never ran against Senator Lugar all these years because he was respected by both sides of the aisle before the Tea Party entered the fray on the lie of paying down the deficit.  The good news is the Democrat is leading in the Senate race in Indiana against the Tea Party selected Republican who defeated Senator Lugar, and for the first time in 30 plus years, a Democrat is  expected to win the Senate seat the Tea Party forced Senator Lugar to leave.

We keep hearing from the media that all of this money being spent is necessary in order to win over the Independent vote. We see the polls changing every time they are taken and I don’t know about the rest of Americans, but  this election smells like rotten eggs.  It has been the biggest disgrace ever enacted on the American public, in all the years that I have been following politics.  These corrupt politicians and the people who back them have destroyed any decency left in the election system in America.  The voter suppression belongs in a third world Country governed by a dictatorship and certainly not in America! Instead the “true to the vote group” which is a self-appointed watch dog group of the Tea Party are claiming voter fraud where none exists and intimating voters at the polls who would vote for President Obama in States ran by Tea Party and Republican Governors. This same group have mailed out misleading information confusing the minority voters with erroneous information.

Sure politics have always had a stretching of the truth and we always needed to read between the lines.  In the 1950’s Democrat candidate Adlai Stevenson said to the Republican majority,”If you quit lying about us we will quit telling the truth about you.”The biggest difference is that we saw two men who would stand on the stage of their Parties and accept their Party’s election because they were driven to help the American people over a need to fill their own pockets.  We could believe that they were men of honor until Richard Nixon exposed them for the fraud that they were.  Even so they did not promote or refuse to stop the hate and lies that we have seen this year in candidate Romney, and his campaign contributors.   May we never see it again!

The political season use to be fun before the venom and mean spirited of the Tea Party and the far right won the majority control of the Republican Party and they along with their hate groups entered the picture. It is impossible to have an honest debate with them today because they can only come back with the lies and half-truths that have been programmed into them.  They do not have an original or independent thought or reasoning for their explanation or debate when we do try to press them into doing so. We use to be able to join together and have parties with red,white, and blue banners hung for decorations and discuss our differences and our own reasoning without name calling.  Elections were a time of celebration with both Parties being represented and now they are just a screaming match or those who judge the harshest get up and leave in a huff.

Anyone who believes the accuracy of the polls taking place this year must be in that undecided column that put the blame on Independents. Polls simply do not swing as much or as frequently as the polls have swung this year unless the majority of American pollsters are schizophrenic and the majority of us know better than to believe that they have lost touch, to that degree with reality,yet. Certainly the polls have not shown the conviction of the Americans voters. We may be getting close to a Nation of shallow voters but we are not quite there yet.  The media, depending on their own choice of candidates, just kept changing to the polls they preferred that were closer to the truth they wanted to hear, I suspect is closer to the truth.

I maintain many Independents are not Independent but instead uninterested in a two-party system or politics in general,looking for an utopia that doesn’t exist on earth or in our lives,has special interests of their own they want promoted over the view of the majority, or are ashamed to have their name tied to the far right of the Republican Party but in truth will either not vote or will vote Republican once they walk in the booth anyway.  They just don’t want their friends to know.

It works the same way with the Independents who use to call themselves Democrat but the liberals have been so maligned by the Christian community, in which they are a member of, that they fear to stand up for their beliefs that are opposite of their religious community. They too will vote Democrat when they enter the booths to vote. The fastest way to get attention is America is to tell the politicians or your friends that you are undecided or Independent. Neither will stop trying to convert you to their cause if you do.  I can’t imagine why anyone would tell anyone that they were either unless they do love the attention.

True Independents saw absolutely nothing this year that they would vote for because it is a sin to discuss Science and environment in the Republican Party today. Because the Liberals are accused of trying to be Jesus Christ and dividing the Red Sea or mocked when they talk about things like global warming that threatens the coast of our Great Nation, they play it safe and say nothing.

This election year was a disgrace to all of us, who do believe in the political system and like a good healthy debate with the opposition, but instead the waters were poisoned by both hate and lies by the far right and the media that feeds into it.  We heard absolutely nothing on details from Mitt Romney, other than, “I will not answer that before the election,I’ll have to check on that and get back to you on that, or No I will not show you my taxes.”

Anyone who would vote for a candidate, who would represent himself as Mitt Romney has, is voting strictly because they believe all the lies and hate that have been spread across America by the Tea Party and the people who would call themselves Christian or the Far right; or they would vote for Romney’s dog, as long as it was Republican.

These American citizens will continue until their deathbeds to either vote out of ignorance for what the Republican Party today represents, or against their own best interests.  Too many think that as a Nation we pay too much out in welfare for the poor and it is socialism to do so.  The real truth is: far more money goes out in welfare to the wealthy,oil companies, and corporations and is protected by the Republican Party.

I have yet to meet the person who did not give back for the Blessings they received ever become a true success in life.  Many of them if they do gain wealth, find that they are alone in life, without any real friends. Even their own children stand around with their hands out.  Those who hold the attitude of resentment against the less fortunate, in my experience, almost always fail in life. The true joy in life comes from giving back and making a difference in someone else’s life, without them knowing we did.

For the Romney campaign to tolerate an ad stating American generosity is supporting socialism because many of us enjoy giving,in my estimation is inexcusable.The more generous we are to others the more happiness and contentment we gain for ourselves.  This is un-imaginable to the selfish who collects things and people for their own needs and pleasure, so they hide behind the lie of Socialism instead. Obviously a self-professed Billionaire who made his money in one generation did not experience socialism in America so to profess his concern for the same lies is just more of the disgrace that was allowed to run by the Romney campaign. It is the same kind of campaign ad that was offered to the John McCain campaign and refused by him for being in poor taste.

Our economy is coming back thanks to the tireless efforts of President Barack Obama and these American citizens would rather see Mitt Romney get the credit for it while President Obama takes the blame for the Republican greed that caused the mess he inherited.  Throughout history messes made by Republicans and paid for by the middle class have been cleaned up along with budgets balanced  by Democrat Presidents. It is a total misconception that Democrats spend money and Republicans balance budgets.

Who in their right mind, who lives on the planet earth, would elect a President, like Mitt Romney, who refused to come clean with the people of his own Party and those who would vote for him? He has only shared what he feels about us, the 47% ,with the “fat Cats” whose taxes he has promised to decrease by 5 trillion more dollars and have it added to our deficit while he lies to his own constituency. It befuddles the mind and reasoning of common sense. I repeat:  May we never see another election year like the one we have seen this year! Please Vote on Tues. if you do not have an opportunity to vote sooner.  We need to get rid of the spread of hate in America before it consumes yet more American minds and drives reality and common sense out of our elections, entirely. Vote the bums out!

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Mitt Romney has said,” government does not give jobs or build businesses but private business is what makes our lives better and gives us jobs.”  Mitt Romney is going to have a hard time convincing those on the East Coast,that government does not make their lives better or won’t give them jobs.  We in the Heartland have learned following tornadoes as have those in the South and on the West Coast  learned following  hurricanes and earthquakes and already know, that Mitt Romney is wrong because yes government does. We have all learned, regardless of the situations in our lives, that government does rebuild our lives,our businesses,gives us checks to rebuild our homes, and gives us jobs to repair our transportation and infra-structure when we need them most.

With the Army Corp of Engineers building up and rebuilding walls to protect the American people on the East Coast from future storms and government paid firemen,first responders, and police protecting their lives and property,the military reserves making rescues and protecting their property from looters, bringing gasoline in when gas stations run out, giving aid to the Red Cross and the Salvation Army to feed the hungry,offering roofs over their heads, working to turn the power back on,repairing their transportation systems,rebuilding bridges and the boardwalk, removing strewn garbage and wreckage from their property, pumping water out of their homes,businesses, and subways,they as we already know, are seeing just how much Americans do depend on our government to be there for them and to give a damn without gouging them in the process. It doesn’t matter what race, religion,skin color,how much money they have, if they are employed, or what social economic position they belong to, they all need government to be there for them now, just as we have had to depend on them in the past or will need to in the future.

Is there an American left in the Nation that believes private Industry along with private Insurance Companies would do the same for us, without gouging us on prices in the process? We know that the system is rigged to keep smaller businesses out by lobbyists who pay the Republican Party in forms of gifts and feel entitled to the contracts in return, and they demand all things business belongs to them,the 1%, unless they choose to reject it. The Republican Party has become their prostitute of the night who when taken out to dinner are expected to perform.

We should also know that we as a private business will not qualify when it comes to gaining contracts from the government, if it is turned over to private Industry, because instead of government deciding our fate the Wall Street lobbyists tell the politicians what our fate is once they are done deciding it themselves. The Republicans are not against the Federal government sponsoring their pork programs they are just against the Federal government sponsoring our programs. When Mitt Romney said,”We need to eliminate FEMA and send it back to the States or better yet turn it over to private Industry, he was speaking for his own belief system which is the same and just more of the problem that created the mess we have spent 4 years trying to climb out of in order to correct the system. We cannot afford their policies and it has been proven that it does not work.

If their cronies are given contracts during the rebuilding of the East Coast won’t there be companies who proceed with business as usual, by charging the people exorbitant costs through the use of government?We may find at times that the wheels of government and the bureaucracy of red tape moves too slowly but in the end they will eventually make it right and we cannot always say that about those who take our money and give us nothing in return. Regardless of what we think of government aren’t they the ones that we find we rely on the most in a disaster situation?Isn’t it important because of lobbyist, who get an unfair break in free enterprise over our own needs, that we keep the needs of the people in the hands of government?

Don’t we rely on our government to maintain many of these same services on any day of our lives, to keep our town,cities,businesses,lending,agriculture and our health care running smoothly?  Isn’t it government that guarantees us that if we pay into the system or fight for the Democracy, we hold dear, then we will be provided for in our older years or on our return from battle?  Do we really believe that private business would protect us from safety in air flight,against diseases and pay for new discoveries in medicine that will heal us ,without price gouging in the open market? Will they protect the life of we the consumers against inferior and often dangerous products and produce if they stand to make a profit?  How efficient and willing will private business be to let go of their own profits in order to defend us against criminal activity,abusers, against terrorist,global warming,pollution that chokes the life out of our children and destroys their futures, find new discoveries that improve our health and longevity of life without forcing us to over-pay for their discoveries or services?

Don’t we need that protection from the greed of Private Industry more now than we ever have, with a Tea Party filled Republican Party that does not believe in a middle class being entitled to a good wage for a honest days work or Democracy? Don’t we need government to defend our right to equality regardless of gender,race,creed,or color of our skin? Don’t we need government to enforce the laws that protect us against these would be abusers,makes sure education is available to all Americans,and frees itself of corruption because “We the People” vote for those who will while we eliminate those who won’t?

When our own community is decimated by Mother Nature or man-made fires or disasters, we need people in government to be there for us who are knowledgeable on helping us regain our footing.We need people who do believe in the warnings given to us from Scientists on global warming and other man-made disasters being there to help us correct the problems before they arise if we are fortunate enough to get a warning, and certainly after a crises occurs. We all depend on our early warning systems provided to us by our government.  We do not need a Republican Party who refuses to accept these realities by making certain it is not part of their platform or they do away with a government who protects our needs, in favor of private Industry, who too often charges us outlandish prices when they do help or cancels our policies after we have paid into them for years..

We have heard for a year how the Republicans will repeal affordable healthcare or Obama care and turn Medicare into vouchers while sending Medicaid back to the States.  Is there anyone left, who thinks after New York and New Jersey along with other States like Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Connecticut get done rebuilding from their recent hardships, that they will have funds left to care for the healthcare needs of their people if the Republicans repeal Obama care and send Medicaid back to the States while they get rid of the Federal governmental Agencies that protects all of us? Like everything else about Mitt Romney, he like every Republican before him will not tell us what he will replace it with but we should know it will be with private Industry making a generous profit and at added expense to all of us, because it is the Republican way to make sure it is always at the expense of the middle class.

As sad as it is to all of us, as a Nation, to know so many people are suffering and have suffered unimaginable lost, isn’t this a wake up call to all of us that “We do need Government in our lives?” When we hear men who belong to the Tea Party, such as Ron Paul say,”We shouldn’t have to pay for it because they lost their house,”doesn’t it make our skin crawl? Don’t we want government there for us when we face our next tragedy?  As Americans aren’t we all,” One Nation under God conceived in Liberty and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal with freedom and justice  for all?”

It is true that sometimes out of tragedy there often comes a reminder to all of us that we do need each other and it does take all of us pulling together with the help of our government, to come back better and stronger than ever.  This has been the focal point of the Obama/Biden campaign from the beginning, and they need to be thanked by all of us for not having lost sight of that message and for having led consistently and admirably by putting in the good fight for us, the American citizens.

When we forgot just how important it is that as Americans we all pull together, they never lost sight of the fact that we all are in it together, because we are Americans and that is what Americans do. They will continue to insist that we all play by the same rules from Wall Street to Main Street. We know we can trust their character as being real because they have earned our trust and lived our lives. They fight for us because they have not forgotten from where they came.

If you haven’t already voted for the candidates who will make certain that those who lead our government will be there to guarantee all of us our rights and freedoms as Americans, in a United Nation, then I urge you to make certain that you do. Vote!

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(late addition: I interrupt this moment in politics to say my heartfelt concern goes out to all of you who are fighting the effects of Hurricane Sandy.  I would also like to tell all Americans to donate any food stuffs to your neighbors who may be without.  The American Red Cross, the Salvation Army,  and other organizations responding  to this crises cannot use food stuff due to the risk of contamination.  Money is always desperately needed.  Those who are not directly effected by the storm but still confused on who to vote for, I encourage you to read my following Posts.  Again  my concern for all of you is genuine regardless if you are still in shock, waiting for the power to come on, or mourning your loss.  May God Bless you all!)

How much more cruelty or lies do we or President Obama have to endure or hear out of the Romney  campaign and his fellow Republican campaigners this season from the Republicans who support Mitt Romney? When we remember his attacks against his fellow Republicans in the primaries it seems as though his campaign has gone on for ever and gotten nastier as each week has passed.  I can’t possibly list all the messages of hate that have been told or is being told against the Man who holds the office of President, but to call Mitt Romney’s campaign a campaign of decency and class is as big of a lie or stretch of the imagination, as any Mitt himself has told.

I thought plutocrats were taught at least a minimum amount of restraint in their messages of disrespect against the highest office of our Land and the men who hold that office, but it appears that they get more attention by being louts than they do by appearing respectable. What is going on with the supporters of Mitt Romney and his campaign is a total complete disrespect mixed with hate-mongering towards our President and I suffice it to say that it would never happen if President Obama was white. For American Citizens to tolerate such low-level campaigning that will cost a Billion plus dollars before it’s over should sicken us all.

I venture to say that the majority of voting is over or will be in the next week as those of us who do care have already voted and knowing how badly the sleazy Republican bunch is trying to cause mayhem at the polls or lie to the voters elsewhere it is wise to vote early.   I have decided to list just a few of the low-life comments being made by Republican candidates and by Mitt Romney supporters. I hesitate in doing so because there are those who feel to print it is to give it credibility but I feel that if it does not get spoken about then the general public will be electing someone who does not represent their values and views. This is not an election to have voter remorse over the day after because as a Nation we have way too much at stake this election to mess it up now with our votes or to tolerate the hate spreading across America, when we are a Nation who embraces the diversity that has led to us being World Leaders in Democracy.

Ann Coulter in a twitter tweak called our President a retard which isn’t only ignorance directed at our President but millions of handicapped people who struggle daily and have far more class than the likes of Ann Coulter, has ever had or I venture, will ever have. Any of us who have been Blessed enough to hold one of these children knows the strength of perseverance and courage that they hold, and as a Nation we should be ashamed of people who would down grade their qualities in such nasty terms.  All children born with the tests of hardships should be elevated to their rightful place as should our President.

The racism is so high that even the most naive of people can’t help but trip over it from the comments of President Obama being lazy and taking naps and how the African-American people need to be taken off of welfare and taught to become janitors and babysitters from Newt Gingrich to the many derogatory remarks made by Senator John  Sununu.Senator Sununu, Mitt Romney’s campaign manager never fails to bring up the race issue and to suggest that somehow as a Senator it is o.k. to malign our President or any race of people as an elected official, every chance he can, is to take civilization back to the 1950’s.  Where have these cave men been living?

Colin Powell went to great efforts to explain how Mitt Romney being all over the map scared him and he like, many other Americans, sees our economy turning around and feels that President Obama is on the right track to recovery.  Senator Sununu was quick to say that Colin Powell’s endorsement for President Obama had nothing to do with the President’s accomplishments and Colin Powell was not being political in his endorsement but only proud of his race. The truth is the Republican Party is filled with rascist and that is the main reason Senator McConnell said the only goal the Republicans in Congress had was to make sure President Obama was a one term President. All of the Republican Party refuses to acknowledge the successes of President Obama.  For every success made by our President they deliberately threw in diversions with the criticisms of Cheney and John McCain gaining the attention instead of the American people being able to celebrate our President’s accomplishments.

For four years we have heard Republican members of the Senate and Congress malign our President while whining that President Obama does not spend enough time with them.  They have started one witch hunt after the other on our President or his cabinet and each time they find nothing just as they did with the Clintons on Whitewater they get nastier and more vocal. Their hate mongering racist comments over the years should sicken all decent Americans but instead there are those who accept this kind of talk and support Mitt Romney.

Just 4 years ago only 23% of our population wanted Mitt to be President while 77% of us were aware of the fact that his kind of doing business was not the kind of business man we needed to recover the mess that was left behind by the greed of the Republican majority. Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan are both expected to lose their own home States in this election.  I’m not sure that any President or vice President team in History has ever lost his own home State by as far as Mitt Romney is behind in the polls, following having been Governor in that same State.  If this was a Democrat who was losing their home State by an estimated 20% or larger, we can be certain it would be all over the news alerts. The campaign to spread lies by the Patriot groups gained it’s feet and left too many of us who knew the truth 4 years ago, confused today, while others are accepting what they would never have accepted then.

Billionaire Thomas Peterffy is running an ad that he is paying for, talking about the sins of Socialism, which suggest that President Obama without naming him and the Democrats are Socialists so he is going to vote Republican.  Democracy around the World has always provided for the needs of their people and America does not come close to the tax bases that those countries pay out nor do we provide the healthcare that they do.  Anyone who would  suggest because Our Nation is now giving back to those who fought for this Country and to the elderly who have paid in while providing food stamps to those whose income has dropped due to unemployment, that we are now some how becoming a Socialist State is suggesting total ignorance on their part.

It is a slap in the face to all of us who have paid for and earned the benefits now due us and just more of the hate propaganda taking place with the Romney campaign. Other groups have tried to run this kind of garbage in the past and other Republican candidates for office, have refused it. This is nothing more than neo-con talk coming from the mentality that goes back to the scare tactics of the George McCarthy era.  Didn’t we learn how much damage that did to innocent Americans?  Where is Mitt Romney and why isn’t he stopping that kind of ad if he is not a Neo-Con himself?

Trump is at it again and offering to donate to President Obama’s charity of choice if he shows him his college transcripts and saying our President isn’t all that smart.  What Trump really is after is promoting the belief that all African-Americans as well as our President are given special treatment under affirmative action and promoting again that if President Obama shows his birth certificate he will put it to rest even though our President has shown it already and it was broadcast across print media as well as the air-ways.

No other President in history has ever been put through this kind of microscope and had his word so maligned.  Even George Romney who was born in Mexico was not asked to prove his citizenship.  President Obama was born in Hawaii and because of the maligning efforts made by men like Trump, two out of five Republicans still believe President Obama is not an American.  There are idiots running around the blog-0-sphere claiming President Obama after being a Senator and a President has never been vetted.  No one much less the President of the United States of America should have to endure the treatment shown him by these idiots.

I wish I could say that this was all just because of it being an election year but this kind of talk isn’t just taking place by idiots on the blogosphere and Trump but by other idiots as well, such as the head  of the NRA,Rascist groups, Ted Nugent,Sarah Palin and Rush Limbaugh, who are the worse kind of bigots in America, since they have  the platforms provided for them to incite the worse kind of hate. This spread of bigotry and hate has gone on for four years and is the conversation taking place across America by the ignorant people of America.  I have been to two antique auctions where two different auctioneers amongst their lilly white crowds have felt comfortable by taking a swipe at our President.  At the last one a real ass of an auctioneer suggested the crowd buy the old National Geographics because we could find President Obama’s grandmother in one of them.  I will give the crowd this, at neither auction did any one laugh at either auctioneer who felt comfortable taking a swipe at our President, because the majority of us whether we are Republicans, Independent, or Democrats are not ignorant or jerks.

When I hear Ann Romney saying,” stop already on the talk against Mitt Romney”, who has throughout his political career been all over the map on what he believes to the point that if we looked at the film footage we would be dizzy when we walked out,  I can’t help but think,”You have some nerve Lady!”  I can appreciate that Mitt is her husband and she loves him but after the really horrific conversations against President Obama in comparison to those against Mitt Romney that have taken place against President Obama right under Mitt Romney’s nose and he has done nothing to stop it, how dare Ann Romney get on her high prancing horse over what is being said about Mitt Romney.  When Mitt’s words and behavior is all over the map and Mitt changes his views faster than most of us change our under pants what are we suppose to say about him? The man keeps proving  he will do anything and say anything to get elected.

I have yet to hear any suggestions against Mitt’s Religion, remember Reverend Wright being used against President Obama, and when I report on the views of the Mormon Religion it is because I am simply repeating their belief and Mitt Romney’s belief and that does not come close to equaling the playing field of all the hate that has been spread about Reverend Wright and our President being Muslim.  Why does President Obama’s religion matter and Mitt Romney’s doesn’t when Mitt comes from what has always been thought of as a Religion that denies equality to women?

As of 2010 the Security Agency’s of America were able to place over 800 Patriot Groups in America and of those 330 are militia groups.  They go by Patriotic And Christian Names and use names to make the American Citizens think our goals are their goals when in truth it is anything but what the majority of Americans would support. Not all specialize in violence but it explains the movement to fire more policemen and replace them with vigilante groups in 17 States where the “Stand Your Ground law” has passed.

These groups are backed by the John Birch Society and other radical groups who do not necessarily support Democracy, with their aim and power to shrink the government being given to the elected officials of the Tea Party in the Republican Party.  They advocate New World Order which is nothing more than going back to the 1800s, where the rich got richer and the poor got poorer. They want to go back to the days when ruthless men operated without a conscious like Vanderbilt,Rockefeller, J.P. Morgan and Carnegie,  under the guise of free enterprise. They were able to grow monopolies,banking, and corporations without government regulations at this time in History but they are equally as bent on returning us to another time in History and that was when Woodrow Wilson was President and before the Roosevelt programs were put in place creating  a strong middle class.

Too many of these same type of ruthless business men without a conscious still exist today, but many of the family board members or directors are not willing to take the risk their ancestors did or in some cases they are not as competent because they have lost the edge that their earlier ancestors had so many Corporations are run by mostly men who are paid exorbitant prices to get their profits up. They continue to feed us the belief that when business does well we do well or “trickle Down Economics’ which has proven to be a disaster to the middle class.  Instead when we have a strong middle class and we have discretionary spending the economy does well.  The top of the food chain only reinvest it to make themselves richer while competing amongst the top of the ladder while the poor and middle class gets poorer under this system.

Just as greed was referred to then, as being ambitious, it still is today and just as employee wages were cut then with hours being extended by the workers,this same practice is being done today,except the jobs are being outsourced to China and India in exchange for cheap labor. With their efforts to ban Unions or to run them out and to deny employee negotiations,they have passed”the right to work laws” and it is their plan to keep the factories here at lower wages, when it is to cost prohibitive to send the work over seas or demand for the product made is greater here than over seas and to import it back in is too costly.

General motors has come up with the combo fuel and electric  car of the future in the Colt that cuts the need for gasoline down to almost nothing and lessens the need for gasoline at the pumps while cutting down on carbon emissions, and Mitt Romney has said he will stop funding on electric cars and wind towers, if he is elected.Only the original test car that was put through vigorous tests that would not occur with normal driving, started on fire and the fire was eliminated quickly without doing damage to the dummy.  Instead the far right has spread stories about all the Chevy Colts catching on fire. It has been chosen as the car of  the year two years in a row and is the proto-type that other foreign automobiles are following. These Republicans are not interested in saving money out of the pockets of the middle class while making us energy-efficient despite Romney’s campaign promises to do so.

Mitt Romney has said,”I heard that Jeep was going to be outsourced to China,” while campaigning in Ohio, in an effort to win over voters in that State, while Detroit and Chrystler have moved quickly to deny that there is any truth what-so-ever in what Romney is saying, and a figment of Mitt Romney’s imagination.  This has not stopped his campaign from making three different ads stating the very same lie,however.

He has done the same thing with stating that President Obama wants to hand out welfare without work and that has been made clear as being a lie by everyone,even in his own Party. The same man who refused to bet on the American workers and the automobile Industry is so desperate now that he is trying to win on nothing more than lies, while refusing to show the American people what he is hiding by not turning over his own tax returns,when other Presidents have done this throughout history.  His own dad said,” Anyone who runs for the office of President and refuses to turn over at least ten years of his tax returns does not do so because they have something to hide.”

If we, the middle class, refuse to learn from our past mistakes of history and instead only accept the glorifying lack of details when it comes to the Romney claims, that we have no way of knowing are the truth or exists,because Mitt Romney refuses to come clean with us the American people, then shouldn’t we be more observant and ever alert to the idea that if we keep falling for their lies, we will lose?  As members of the middle class, it is our job to understand that they will use any technique possible to gain our vote because of their own greed.  If we keep voting for those who lie over telling us the truth, we will most certainly repeat a history of injustice against our own needs, again and again.

Decreasing the wages of the middle class and stepping up profits for the oil Companies along with speculative Trade on Wall Street began a decade ago under the Bush Administration but increased rapidly with the election of 72 Tea Party members to our States and Washington with a Republican controlled legislature in the 2010 election, when they won another Republican majority. Mitt Romney’s campaign is laying the blame for lower wages in the lap of President Obama, when he knows himself, that Obama has worked tirelessly in an effort to defeat the Republican efforts to eliminate the middle class on the lie of “trickle down economics.”

The “Fat Cats” are getting back inferior products from foreign markets and they know they are looking at a catastrophe in the making and it is only a matter of time before the law suits become cost prohibitive, because of their failure to keep the American public safe, while they eliminate the Unions in our  States with Tea Party elected governors cutting costs on the labor force and laying off teachers,policemen and firemen in the process. Men like Romney felt they had a better chance of taking control over the UAW and lowering wages to the workers if they let Detroit go bankrupt than what they had  if the Automobile Industry came back as it has, thanks to President Obama. They hate President Obama because he is stepping in and stopping their efforts to lay off more of us as well as policemen,teachers and firemen and working to bring back manufacturing jobs by stopping the money going out without Corporations paying taxes on the money coming back in but instead their profits are being kept over seas.  President Obama wants to stop this practice and  instead reward Companies who remain here.

The Republicans look at the wealth of government and see dollar signs that could be going to free enterprise instead, in their efforts to refer to it as entrepreneurship.  In the meantime they are stockpiling their money until they see “blood in the Streets”, speaking figuratively. If it does happen that they shrink the size of government while eliminating Obama care and Medicaid by sending it to the States, and turning healthcare over to free enterprise our paychecks will continue to shrink while our costs goes up. Can any one of us even imagine what the rise in our home owner’s insurance would go to in a natural disaster if we replaced FEMA with Private Insurance as Mitt Romney has suggested would be the idea situation? One thing we know for certain, is when it comes to paying out on Insurance the cost never goes down but continues to escalate even when we put controls on Insurance Companies to compete.  Can we imagine what it would do to our incomes if we did not have those controls or eliminated FEMA as Mitt Romney says would be the idea situation?

They refer to their greed in the business world as having been ambitious and  successful, or survival of the fittest as larger Companies  swallow up smaller Companies. To a great extent this has always been the truth as Capitalism is based on competition but when a Republican majority does not vote just once but twice to raise the gifts they receive from lobbyist then fair trade is eliminated and competition fails to exists, due to the corruption of the Party. Do we really believe that the Insurance Companies they would hire would be concerned about the costs of our policies over their own profit?  The little man gets shut out when his pockets are not as deep and even when he has a better product than the large Corporations or Countries like China and India, who hire the lobbyist, because they have the money to grease the palms of the politicians both in our States and Washington.

The system then becomes rigged against Americans of the middle class over those of the upper 1% who sell an inferior product. These Republicans are a real threat to small business who hires 60% of the workers and will have no compunction in taking them over because this is the same expertise that Romney gained while at Bain Capital. By using Federal funds to save the Olympics he is touting his success story.  They are not against Federal funds when it comes to bailing out their own interests.

Men like Donald Trump who is on top of the food chain in small business and has made his wealth on paper collateral over real collateral from day one, is salivating at the lips to have Mitt Romney elected along with the return of the Bush policy’s and the return of paper collateral.  Banks loaned money that they did not have and it was not protected by real collateral and it is what caused the banking industry to fail and required us to bail it out. President Obama placed regulations back in place so banks could no longer operate by throwing the dice on men like Donald Trump and that is behind Donald Trump’s continual birther reports against President Obama.

The Business men who are referred to as “the men of Industry”,believed in the 1800’s, just as they do now that workers were the property of the wealthy, before government passed laws to protect our rights and Unions came into power to protect the rights and working conditions of the workers. They think that programs initiated by Roosevelt such as the GI Bill, Social Security, and Farm Aide are handouts instead of acknowledging that the military risk sacrificing their lives and we pay into government to buy crop insurance and to insure our ability to live independently, just as we would savings accounts. If they can put that money into Wall Street instead of the government they can gain further profits for the owners and Directors of their boards.

Medicare certainly cost us less since the Government Insurance Company is 6 times larger than all the Insurance Companies combined and government can buy healthcare in larger blocks and keep the cost down for us over what we would have to pay if we had to buy healthcare from unregulated private Industry, but they do not tell us that, but instead lie to us on the truth about the Romney/Ryan Plan. The leaders of course do not tell their followers their honest reasons for doing what they do, since the Leaders of these Patriot groups only make up 1%  of the organizations that promote the lies, and could not accomplish their goals without the majority of workers who fall for their techniques and spiel.

These Patriot groups who back the Tea Party, advocate the elimination of government and promote conspiracy theories amongst those who have been told they are getting a raw deal from government, and sadly these groups place a much larger threat to America than most of us are aware of because they operate in secret. It explains what is happening in America and the increase of power being given to the Tea Party and the insane theories that are being promoted by people like Glen Beck,Rush Limbaugh, Michelle Bachman,Sarah Palin and Senator Allen West of Florida, against the 81 members of the Budget committee in the Democrat Party who are working on shrinking the deficit, while the leaders of these Patriot and Christian named Groups encourage the attacks on Obama care with hate and lies, just as they do against President Obama.

They also  deny women and minorities equality since neither had equality in the 1800’s,when only white males could own property, and the “Good Old Boy” system is again well and healthy. Without the women’s and minorities’ vote the Republicans believe they could gain control and stay in control long enough to finally eliminate the government Agencys that protect consumers along with the middle class and poor. Members of these groups are responsible for the increase of hate and bigotry in America, under organizations like the Heritage Foundation and Americans For Tax Reform ran by Grover Norquist.

Those groups who do not support a militia or are not active members of Government in the Republican Party, find their homes in other locations across the Nation. They are embedded in some of the Christian Ministries,On the Internet, and in the media, both in print and on the air-ways. They all promote White supremacy and overturning of The Equal Rights Amendment, while they deny that bigotry exists in the United States through their spokes people. Mitt Romney has said he will appoint Senator Allen West of Florida to his Cabinet,if he is elected.

I am ashamed for the Republican Party and those who would call themselves Republican even when they are not ashamed of their own words or behavior.  To them it is just doing business as usual the “heck” with who gets hurt in the process.  When it comes to the great majority of the rest of you Republicans,I want to give you a hug, because you more so than the rest of Americans are getting a bum rap by these people who would profess to represent you. I know there are many good Republican people because I have been married to one  for 45 years and live in a State surrounded by Republicans and I know that this is not the language and expression of belief of most of you; Because I do know you, this is what leads me to question,” how in the World could anyone who is Republican tolerate such deception, hate and bigotry by voting Republican?”

What must the rest of the Civilized World think of these primitive men and women who wish to call the shots in the most powerful Nation in the World while they refuse to give anything back to their Country? We are the only Civilized Nation that does not provide for the healthcare needs of all of our citizens. I am embarrassed for all of us who have these out of touch bigots speaking for us when it represents nothing that lies in the hearts of the majority of we, Americans.  We are a Proud Nation that will not nor do we stoop to this level.  We are as concerned by injustice against other people and their women around the World as we are our own,so why do they get by with this if it is not us who tolerates it?

To have two Senate candidates such as Richard  Mourdock and Todd Aiken running for re-election and the Vice Presidential candidate, Paul Ryan, who has lowered the level of respect for women by suggesting that rape is something women lie about because legitimate rape only happens to good girls, and for the Republicans not to protests this loudly and for Mitt to choose it as well as endorse it, I’m sorry, but I do have to ask,”If those are Republican values then shouldn’t we thank God the rest of us have another choice we can make for the highest offices of the land?” Where do these men come from to be able to say some women are not victims of rape but to instead suggest that if women rid themselves of the sperm of demonic behavior, which rape is, that women will be jailed?

As I mentioned before I have already voted, so maybe this does not apply to others who have voted as well, because you have not turned on Television, or are one of our heroes fighting in Afghanistan, or live outside of the U.S and  voted unaware of what is going on in the Republican Party. I’m sure many  others have voted as well, but those of you who haven’t,  I ask you to really think about what kind or quality of a President and Vice President Mitt Romney and Paul  Ryan will  make when they do nothing to stop such hate and a lack of human decency for the middle class,the poor, women,minorities, and  the man in the Highest Office in America?

Will they be willing to negotiate with others who they do not agree with, if our life or loved ones are endangered, or will Mitt say, “it isn’t worth moving heaven and earth to find us or the enemy who attacks us?” Instead  of an effort to level his own hate campaign off a little Mitt chose Paul Ryan, who along with Todd Aiken stood in Congress to try to attach a bill to legislation that would define legitimate rape.  Mitt is also endorsing Mourdock who has said “that rape is the will of God” and refuses to back down from his endorsement. Instead the Republican candidates come back the next day and all say they misspoke just as Mitt Romney claims he did,” when he told the “Fat Cats” that 47% of us think of ourselves as victims and want hand-outs.”How many times can they claim that they didn’t mean it and misspoke before they lose all credibility with all of us?  How well do you think that will work with nuclear disarmament?”

Doing nothing to stop the ads or the talk has to make more Republicans stop and ask, “Do I want this representing me and my proud old party in the World,” I would think.  This kind of behavior is what makes bullies on the play ground.  Do we want our children and grandchildren to go back to believing that other races are beneath them and think it is o.k to speak this way and to treat the handicapped,women and our President this way?

Do we need to ask why more children are becoming bullies on the buses,Facebook, and playgrounds that too often leads to the tragedy of suicide in our children,these most innocent of all amongst us? If our leaders continue to speak in the manner that has gone on with the Romney campaign and their cohorts, what kind of future are we leaving our children and grandchildren, if as the adults in their lives we condone this behavior, by voting for those who promote this hate and send us deeper into poverty, because of their own greed? I repeat;”This is not who we are and we must send the message to our Nation and the World, that turns to us for leadership, by showing them that we are not this kind of America.” It is way past time that “We the People” throw these bums out and turn off those who promote hate on the air ways and across Twitter and Facebook and the blogosphere.

Vote early to avoid the mayhem that is being attempted by the sleazy get out the vote bunch of Republicans who have no values, while the words echo out of their mouths and land on the ears of too many who believe them, regardless of how hollow and nasty those words are. When you do vote do yourself and loved ones along with the World a Favor, by Voting  Democrat.

(to learn more about the behavior taking place at the polls see my previous post entitled “The Heritage Foundation And Grover Norquist ties”)

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The Heritage Foundation bills itself as a Conservative think tank when in truth they are lobbyist and responsible for hiring the people who spread the lies against the Democrat majority and President Obama both on the blog-o-sphere and the air waves. It, along with Grover Norquist, was responsible in helping elect President George W. Bush.  They sponsor Rush Limbaugh and work in unison with Grover Norquist refusal to raise taxes. Grover Norquist is a frequent guest as are Tea Party members Ron and Rand Paul on CNN

Phillip Morris Tobacco  along with the Choctaw Indian Tribe and Time Warner who owns CNN are large contributors. CNN likes to call their polls following the debates Scientific and the erratic campaign of Mitt Romney as being mostly true but their poll following the debates have  always had more Republicans than Democrats in it as CNN claims that Republicans watch the debates more than Democrats.  I point that out so when we see other Networks with a double-digit difference in favor of President Obama we understand why CNN is trying to spin it in favor of Mitt Romney.  What I saw of Mitt Romney was anything but Presidential as he was sweating,blinking his eyes and licking his lip which again are symptomatic body language of someone who is less than honest. I sure wouldn’t want Mitt Romney negotiating for my release if  I was ever held hostage ,negotiating nuclear disarmament with Korea or unfair trade practices with China.  As the saying goes”Never let them see you sweat” or”He who blinks first loses.”

But I digress, many believe that the Heritage Foundation along with Grover Norquist also played a major role in helping defeat John McCain because they were the ones responsible for putting Tea Party candidate Sarah Palin on the ticket.  When they did so, John McCain’s support, fell into the dunking tank as far as most women were concerned. I personally  think that any Republican was going to lose the election following George W. Bush and the Tea Party knew that so set John McCain up so  he wouldn’t be in their way this year.

Remember when we did not know Sarah Palin was a Tea Party member but only speaking at their Convention?If we would have known the truth then, The Tea Party would not have been able to ride in on their “Trojan Horse” and claimed they wanted to clean up the Republican Party after The Bush Administration debacle. No one whispered the same in the Republican Party but instead left us puzzled as to why they would support the Tea Party.

Too many voters were led to believe by the media that the Tea Party was a brand new grass-roots movement and many of the followers had to make sacrifices to attend their Conference in Indiana, in 2010, even though the Tea Party members have been part of the majority and the members financially well backed for at least 13 years because Paul Ryan has been a member of Congress for that long as has Ron Paul, and in the World of Politics that makes them old timers. The lies have spread like wild-fire against President Obama since their so-called grass-roots movement with the Help of the Heritage Foundation.

This election year in Maricopa County Arizona, Hispanic voters are being told to show up two days after the election to vote on November 8th instead of November 6th.  The officials there are saying it was just a mistake made in their printing and that might be believable if it was not for the fact that voters in Ottawa,County in North West Ohio, who voted heavily for President Obama in 2008, were not being told the same thing by Republican officials.  Voters are being intimated by the Conservative vote group in Texas and elsewhere by asking questions that are not any of their business and asking for unnecessary ID.  Please be aware that this is all organized mayhem in order to run off the voters for President Obama by these sleazy groups being supported by the Republican Conservative base and the Tea Party.

The Heritage Foundation was behind electing John Roberts to the Supreme Court and in making  large sums of money in campaigns legal.  They have convinced too many Conservative voters that electing President Obama means bringing in Socialism and Communism to our government and to America. Senator Allen West claim that”All 81 Democrats serving on the budget Committee to reduce waste and to support a plan to reduce the deficit are all Communists,” is supported by Tea Party members, Sarah Palin and Michelle Bachmann, along with the Heritage Foundation.  Mitt Romney has said he will appoint Allen West of Florida to his cabinet if Mitt Romney is elected.

They are no different from the McCarthy era of the 1950’s nor the John Birch Society of the 1960’s except they accept Mormons who are as far right as they are,  and have paid for and continue to finance the Tea Party. They spread the rumor that the Tea Party was grassroots in the 2010 election and were concerned about spending when their real goal is to eliminate all moderate Republicans and take over the Republican Party while promoting the end of the FDR programs and equal rights for women.

Mitt Romney became their choice for President when Newt Gingrich lost his bid to win the primaries.  Do not be fooled by Mitt Romney’s apparent swing to the middle in his debates as the handlers knew if Mitt Romney stayed right where he has been campaigning he would lose the moderate vote. They cannot win without the moderate vote so Mitt Romney is saying everything that appeals to the moderates while wooing the right-wing in the Primary elections.  They are so far right that they make the Conservative right look liberal. The war on women is real as they try to bring back the white male race to what they feel is the entitlement of the white male to prominence over minorities and women in the work force even though they are less educated and many times less qualified for the current job market.

Grover Norquist, who often speaks for them and sits on the board of the National Rifle Association, has informed the Conservative people we do not need a President that comes in here with an agenda of his own but instead a man with five digits who will sign into law what we tell him to, has always been a member of the extreme right and worked as an aide for Presidential hopeful,Barry Goldwater,who was financed and  supported by The John Birch Society in the 1960’s.

Mitt’s professed views on rape and women equality,even though they were not the same in the primaries as they are now, makes no difference  as the Tea Party attempt to stack the Senate, Congress and Governorships in our States with strong pro-life stances and with a majority to do away with the rights of women to make choices on their own health and body and to do away with Unions that protect the working conditions and rights of the workers.  It will not matter as to what Mitt Romney’s views are as with a majority vote Mitt Romney will sign into law the inequality of women. The Heritage Foundation supports and backs the heroes of Conservatism such as Rush Limbaugh and Sean Hannity and as a result have led the Conservatives to believe that they are telling them the truth because their views on women inequality is even more harsh than the view of most Conservatives against Women’s rights.

It is the aim of both The Heritage Foundation and Grover Norquist’s along with Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan to eliminate Social Security and Medicare and to turn it all over to private Industry by cutting government to half the size it currently is today.  In doing so they will eliminate all controls and regulations as they did under the Bush Administration and do away with the Consumer Protection Agencys as well as the government Agencys that protect the rights of the poor and middle class.  As Mitt Romney has said,”I will get rid of HUD,turn Teacher’s Unions over to another government Agency, and do away with Planned Parenthood and Obama care the first day I am elected”.

The Heritage Foundation and Americans For Tax Reform co-mingle and are one and the same in their belief system and strong supporters of the Tea Party and their supporters through their Foundations.  Both are lobbyists for their own causes and any and all Republican candidates, who take so much as a dime of their money, must sign an agreement to not raise taxes as they want government to go broke so they can shrink it to half of its size and turn the government wealth over to Private Industry.  Unlike the Conservatives the Tea Party does not believe in Democracy nor does Grover Norquist.

Americans For Tax Reform was founded and is ran by Grover Norquist.  Both the Heritage Foundation and Americans For Tax Reform have pumped in 4 million dollars into the Tea Party in an effort for the lies to be spread against Democrats, President Obama, and Obama care, prior to this election year.  Since they saw to it that the money paid in by outside groups does not have to be reported by getting John Roberts elected as a Supreme Court Justice and swinging the vote to their side on unlimited dollars going into campaigns, no one knows for certain to what a degree their dollars have gone into the Mitt Romney Campaign once Newt Gingrich was defeated in the primaries.

Mitt used an unlisted mail box in Park City, Utah to receive his cash funding during the Republican primaries. They flooded the State of Nebraska and pumped money into the pockets of all Republican candidates and are supporting Republican Deb Fisher against Democrat Bob Kerry  in the Senate Race even though they hold no other interest in the State due to the Law that does not allow Corporations into Nebraska to compete against Agriculture. The Republican Congressman of Nebraska who is running for re-election, Adrian Smith, has always had their backing and votes with them.Their  interest is two fold: to sign all Republicans to their pledge to not raise taxes or let the Bush taxes run out on the wealthy while increasing their tax breaks in exchange for paying for both Nebraska campaigns and to do away with the Equal Rights of Women.

Nebraska has already approved the Personhood Bill that gives all rights to the egg while denying women,including those of rape and incest, the right to make decisions on their own body and health. In their efforts to stack the Supreme Court with Conservative Justices it is their belief that they will over throw Roe vs. Wade and send it back to the States where Roe vs. Wade will be over thrown  in favor of the Bill guaranteeing Personhood to the egg and thereby deny women the right to make decisions of their own on their own health issues.  The Personhood bill criminalizes abortion, irregardless of the circumstances, while criminalizing Doctors who would attempt to save a woman’s life or to prescribe the Morning After Pill (Plan B) following a rape, as those rights under the Personhood Bill would go to the egg even when women are not pregnant. Nebraska is only one example of many States voting in or attempting to vote in laws of Personhood, by Tea Party controlled Republican Governors  and legislatures in our States.

Grover Norquist has said,” Conservatives protest in favor of values when in truth they have no values.”  The Conservatives do not know yet that they are being ripped off by the Tea Party and the Heritage Foundation along with Americans For Tax Reform because Mitt Romney could never win this election without the Conservative vote any more than he can win it without the moderate Republican vote, and they know it.  After George W.Bush won election Grover Norquist said,”Pat Robertson’s staff is so much a part of the White House, Thems is Us, and Us is Thems,” while saying Conservatives do not have any values and are against business.

Mitt Romney is telling us that President Obama will ruin entrepreneurship because by charging more taxes to small business they will all go out of business. He is calling for people like the Koch Brothers and Florida Resorts to tell their people that they better vote for him or lose their jobs and they along with other CEO’s are threatening their employees with the same.  Only 1% of 1% of small business makes a million dollars or more per year and the other 99.99% of small business will profit under President Obama’s tax plan.  Despite these facts, Mitt Romney, continues to claim that 60% of  the people hired by small business will lose their jobs if President Obama’s Tax plans go into effect as small business employs 60% of all workers in America.

In closing then the Heritage Foundation and Americans for Tax Reform are as big of a lie as what Mitt Romney and the Tea Party spreads. It is no accident that Mitt swung to the middle so far on his first debate that he totally left President Obama in a daze.  In both his second and third debate he continued to deny almost everything that he has said on the campaign trail in order to influence the moderate vote while assuring the Conservatives of his opposite stand on the campaign trail.

MITT ROMNEY AGREED WITH PRESIDENT OBAMA SO MUCH  ON  LAST NIGHT’S DEBATE ON FOREIGN POLICY THAT HE SOUNDED MORE LIKE PRESIDENT OBAMA’S VICE PRESIDENT CHOICE.  After listening to Mitt Romney talk about how President Obama is doing everything right on Foreign Affairs we would have to be stupid to get rid of the Inventor of these ideas as President Obama’s Administration has done everything right according to Mitt Romney during the debate but on the campaign trail Mitt Romney has been vicious in his attacks against President Obama’s foreign policy.The Tea Party  are in all of our States backing all Republican candidates both in our States and in Washington in an effort to take over the Republican Party and to deny equality to both women and minorities and to send us back to the 1950’s.

They will not be stopped, unless we stop them together at the election polls.  Vote for the re-election of President Obama and for Democrats now or on November 6. They have tried so hard to rig the system that if we do not vote we will all lose, if Mitt Romney and the Republicans are elected or re-elected in November. That includes you as well, Republicans.  There is not a single moderate amongst them even if they think they will be because the only way they can win their election is by taking Tea Party advanced money, and that includes Mitt Romney, as moderate hopefuls for President, were cut out of the vetting system, before the selection of candidates for the Republican primaries. Why do you think they had such a pathetic selection in the primaries?  Your original instincts on, Mitt Romney,saying what ever it takes to win the election even when his actions and private conversations held before the “Fat Cats” prove differently, were not wrong. Trust them now.  Vote!

(Late edition to my readers:  Today Colin Powell endorsed President Obama because he was concerned about Mitt Romney’s change of views at the debate and feels he is all over the map and may have neo-conservative views in his foreign policy and is not coming clean with the voters. For those of you who are concerned about balanced budgets,the economy and jobs, and why people vote Republican, I urge you to read my post entitled,” The History Of Balanced Budgets” and the question and answers that follow.  It was written on May 2,2012, and can be either typed into this site where it says search or you can simply press on May 2012 at the side of this post and find it.  Thank you!)

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As we count down the days now before election day on November 6, Mitt Romney is really putting the emphasis on women. President Obama has been there with us all along and signed the equal pay for equal work bill on his first day in office so women could play on an even playing field with men despite the fact that the Republicans voted against the same. To pretend that the Hispanic and women vote will not win this election is the equivalent of All Americans putting on those blinders that Mitt has tried to place on women and Hispanics on social issues and immigration or possibly to hide out in a binder.

We are supposed to wear blinders when it comes to the fact that Mitt has claimed that before he was Governor that he was in business for 25 years even as he disclaimed it at another time by saying he was no longer at Bain Capital when Bain Capital was accused of outsourcing jobs that had previously been jobs done by Americans. Since some women already have a pair of blinders when it comes to Mitt’s belief of women on social issues they need to be careful not to over use them.

The women that  Romney is courting, and if we believe the media, winning over, must be wearing blinders if they are falling for the Romney spiel when it comes to his protests in favor of women. To add a little levity to it, since Mormon women wear binding underwear all their lives, perhaps binders and women go together in the World of Mitt Romney; But Seriously, does it not occur to women that if Romney had been a successful business man for 25 years,as he claims, that he would not have to find women organizations who put women in binders in order to find competent female employees?  This is Mitt Romney’s own State and he does not know enough women to Staff his own cabinet?

The big part of the Story that gets left out of the telling of the story; and there always seems to be a big part left out by Romney and Ryan and the media who protects their drive to win, is that only one woman worked at Bain Capital after Romney’s 25 years in Business.  Mitt Romney had to go to women’s organizations, who had resume’s of women qualified to staff his Cabinet in binders, because hiring women was never a priority of his prior to running for political offices. He did not play a role in appointing women in any company that he likes to point out that he started after laying off thousands of people in Companies he took over while at Bain Capital.

After this great wealth of business acumen that Mitt brags about on the campaign trail he did not know any qualified women because he had never made hiring women a priority of his previously and if he was going to run as Governor on his way to President he needed to give the appearance of being women friendly.  Mitt Romney has been running for President ever since the voters in Massachusetts more or less told him that he need not apply for a second term because he could not win a second term.

How sad is it and out of touch is Mitt that he could not in the last two decades,when women have been better educated than men since the 1980’s, come up with enough women to make up his staff?  Wouldn’t most of us take a look at our husbands or ourselves and be able, after 25 years in business, to come up with enough loyal and qualified women to make up 30% of our staffs with competent women?  Wouldn’t it even be that much easier if we needed to do this in our own State?

Wouldn’t most of us want to hire even a larger percentage of women to our staffs knowing that women continue being more educated and qualified than men? Since women make up the majority of the population along with the work force shouldn’t those numbers be reflected not only on the candidate staffs but in Congress and the Senate as well?  Isn’t the fact that women still make up the minority of power but the majority of the job market the reason more women lost their jobs in the crises that followed the Bush Administration?

Wasn’t it because more of us were hired over men, since of our qualifications were better than men and because of the Republicans refusal to pass the “equal pay for equal work Act” previously to President Obama passing it into law, that companies could hire us for less, and in doing so it was our numbers that was eliminated the most during the slow down in the economy due to the greed of free enterprise?

Is it any wonder that in the World outside of where Mitt Romney apparently lives, that women have been hit the hardest, because of controls being lifted on the banking industry and Wall Street in the Bush Administration? Isn’t it the refusal of a Republican controlled Congress to pass President Obama’s jobs package and the Republicans efforts to keep unemployment high that is impacting women the hardest and increasing our numbers into the poverty range?

How can Mitt Romney possibly know the real hardships and injustices that women face in a “Good Old Boy” system when he has been part of that system all his life?  If a man is  in business for 25 years and has a College degree and he cannot even come up with enough women he trusts to staff his inner circle without reaching out to outside help doesn’t that tell us that he is either terribly out of touch with women and the issues that they face or he has lived in the Mormon world of male dominance or is a long time supporter of “the Good Old Boy” system?

Can we ignore that in the Mormon world women are expected to be home makers and not have career interests outside of being child bearers, and not understand that women in the work place probably wasn’t important to Mitt Romney until he knew his record needed to reflect that he was not impartial to women when he ran for the office of Governor or President? (See my previous Post:Mormon women:America’s second class citizens and Is Being a Woman A Crime?)

How sad is it that Mitt had to get outside help just to find women who would be considered competent enough to work in his staff? Within 2 years the numbers of women in his staff fell below 30% and for those of us who do not wear blinders or are  in binders, we ask,” if the commitment on Romneys’s part was to women over image why weren’t the women who quit or  laid off, in that period of time, replaced by other women?” When we think of all of the magnificent College professors and the qualified women on the Staffs of  other Companies while Mitt claims to have built up and created jobs  and he himself along with two partners started Bain Capital doesn’t it leave we women questioning why Mitt was unable to staff his own Cabinet if he was so women friendly in the work place?

Mitt Romney in a conference call in June to the Federation of Small Business told CEO’s to tell their employees how they felt as it is not against the law to express their views to their employees on how the CEO’s thought they should vote  and to explain to them they would lose their jobs if they voted for President Obama over himself. Mike White of Rite-Hite in Milwakee has told his 16,000 employees they will lose their benefits if they vote for President Obama, Koch Brothers have told their 45,000 employees that they better vote for Mitt Romney or face lost of their jobs, as has David Siegel of Florida Resorts sent e-mails warning his employees of the same, along with other CEO’s of other Companies are telling their employees to Vote for Romney or lose their jobs.

Instead of reporting this intimidation by CEO’s against thousands of employees taking place across America the media is reporting the Conservative view who are reporting the failure of a Republican Conservative woman being refused a full-time position at the University of Iowa because she is a Conservative Republican where the University hiring team says instead that she had poor interviews and it has nothing to do with her political beliefs.

Conservative Will Cain on CNN is insisting as the Conservatives all do that Universities only hire liberals.  In the world of Conservatism, Evolution being taught instead of Creationism, is considered liberal teachings and Science has been banned in the Republican platform.  This one teacher being denied full-time employment is so much media driven and yet we hear nothing of the threats being made by Companies to fire thousands of employees if they do not vote for Mitt Romney. Can we really believe that Mitt Romney cares more about our jobs than his own election?

When we take a good look at the team of Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan and add together the whole story of events while combining it with common sense their history of actions taken against us shows: in their world of business and politics too often both Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan came out short with their actions in support of Hispanics and women. Too often both men were for it before they were against it or against it before they were for it and they will sway any direction and will do or say anything to win elections. As the old saying goes, in my part of the Country, its time that both we women and Hispanics show the “Good Old Boys” at the election polls,”Action talks, Bull S— walks.”

Re-elect President Barack Obama who does have a history of proving his support for women and Hispanics when it comes to passing or making the efforts to pass forward on bills protecting womens’ equality and fairness in the Hispanic community and will finish what he started, and then Vote Democrat November 6th.

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The Doctrine of Celestial marriage in the Mormon Church, which basically states that women will join their first husbands for eternity on the various planets that allow for a man of the Mormon Faith  to become God like on that planet, denies women the right to divorce in the Mormon Church.

The more children attributed to a Mormon man in the celestial heavens then the more power that man will have on the celestial planets that he over-sees. Due to this Covenant in the Mormon belief, women are strongly encouraged to not use birth control in order to bring greater glory to their husbands and themselves in their after-life. Unless a woman can fully document adultery by letter in very detailed and humiliating terms to the elders, divorce is never allowed in the Mormon Church.  The Mormon Church does not allow for either abuse of wife or children in a marriage by a husband or father because if either exists, it is their belief, that it is the fault of or error of the wife and child to honor or to perform to the wishes of the husband or father.  Since both is considered the blame of women and children neither are grounds for a divorce in the Mormon Church but can only be obtained through civil divorce, and to do so leads to excommunication from the Church when a woman does file for divorce.

The Mormon Church hires a full battalion of lawyers who will defeat any law firm of any less than substantial size, if a women sues for legal support or half of what is rightly hers in no-fault States following a divorce, or a child sues against rape or incest charges after they are excommunicated from the Later Day Saints or the Mormon Church.  The Mormon Church refuses to acknowledge the fault of men against crimes of humanity in their Patriarchal Society and in a man’s family. The view prominently held by the elders and Bishops of the Church who are not ordained ministers but instead lay men such  as Mitt Romney, is the blame of the women or children to follow Church Law towards accepting the wishes and the final authority of the Man of the family.

Women can only be joined to their husbands in the temple if they have never allowed a another man other than their husbands to touch them. 16 years old sons have the power to advise their mothers as the Mormon Church advocates a Patriarchal Society with women being the child bearers and  home makers. A son nor a man can be seen doing house work on any level since this is women’s work. Mitt not knowing what he picked up at the Store is very likely the truth, since more than likely his shopping trips were done by the efforts of his handlers to appease the American public who will vote for him over it being a habit of his to shop. The handlers have worked over time in the campaign from having Mitt Romney appear in blue jeans to making him look like just a common “Joe” of the people.

Once a woman, usually as a very young woman since the Mormon Church promotes marriage in its young people, visits the temple for the first time she is given the sacrament of Endowment, and shown how to wear the “sacred undergarments’.  They are always white and consists of a top and bottom that is binding to remind her of her commitment to God and her husband.  Women are banned from wearing shorts,swim suits, or any clothing that is considered provocative and in most cases from wearing short sleeves.  The virginity of a woman is her responsibility, regardless of the attention or force placed on her by a man, as good girls cannot become pregnant by rape if they do not allow a man to have his way with them or dress provocative as to encourage impure thoughts or actions by a man.

Since the Mormon Religion teaches that the more children men have in the Celestial planets the more God like they are and will become, other women can be assigned to a married man in the Celestial Heavens, even though polygamy is banned in the Mormon Church on earth and only practiced by fundamentalists who have been excommunicated by the Mormon Church.

A woman who fails to marry a Mormon man in her first marriage is often assigned to the Bishops of her Church along with her children, in the after life, if she marries a Mormon man as her second choice. However, the Church is much quicker to accept pregnant brides in the temple and rarely will accept a divorced woman unless she can properly document adultery in her first marriage.

Because virginity is so important in the Teachings of  the Latter Day Saints or the Mormon Church a woman who is engaged or spoken for, while her future husband goes over-seas to preach the Mormon Faith and to gain converts, will often stay with the family of the husband to be, as did Ann Romney stay with Mitt Romney’s parents while Mitt was in France furthering his Faith.

While men are over seas they cannot be in the company of other women, watch television or listen to music and women while their fiance is over seas must  give up their own choices for those two years waiting for their future husbands.  The teachings of Mormonism believes that when young people are taught these restraints for their Church they will remain in the Church for a life time.  The returning men must marry within 6 months of returning home.  Many brides who marry in the temple are pregnant, some figures say as high as 70%, but the Mormon Church would rather see pregnant brides than tolerate divorce.

The Mormon Church in America is the only Religion that has ever been given full and complete dispensation from the Military draft on grounds of religious beliefs. No Mormon will ever serve in the military so we should question if Mitt Romney is even fit to be Commander-in-Chief since being in the military has already been contested by him on Religious convictions during the Viet Nam War. Because  George Romney ran against Richard Nixon for President during this time in history, attention was drawn to  Mitt Romney protesting in favor of the draft and against over-turning it, during the Viet Nam War, and it caused many to see Mitt as a hypocrite even then. Mitt was in a castle in France with Religious Dispensation during this time while Ann Romney was living in the home of Mitt Romney’s father George Romney, waiting for Mitt’s return and their eventual marriage.

Although the Mormon Church has never held as other Religions do that Eve made Adam eat of the apple in the Garden of Eden, it does believe that it is the intent of God for women to be home makers and to produce as many children as the husbands want. All women in the Mormon Faith are expected to be married and to bear children for the men of the homes. Because the number of children produced increases the man chances to become God like in the Celestial Heavens, birth control is greatly frowned on. In a Patriarchal Society that is promoted by the Mormon Church, the Father and husband are the only voice of the home and what they say is the same as if God Himself has spoken.  In more liberal homes a husband will listen with compassion to the needs of his wife and children but what he says is the final word and must not be disobeyed.

Since patriarchal authority is so much the Covenant of the Mormon Church and without this belief both men and women are denied the ability to gain Heaven, the Mormon Church put in billions of dollars in today’s monetary values to defeat the Equal Rights Amendment from 1921 to 1971 when it was finally passed by a majority of the Congress.

They used the argument as did all the Churches who fought against equality for women did, that the equal rights amendment was not necessary for women because it was already guaranteed in the Constitution.  This same argument is used by today’s Tea Party members and was used throughout history to deny civil rights to minorities in the past and is still used to deny equality to the gay population today, as well.

The Republican Party’s majority refusal to even acknowledge the gay population with claims that they are not recognized by any laws, is no different from the argument that was used for generations by the “Good Old Boy”System.  This argument existed for centuries when it came to in-equality for women and minorities and made it possible for both to be denied their equal rights guaranteed in our Constitution.  Without the Equal Rights Amendment that guarantees our Civil rights of equality, the Good Old Boys ” made up of white males, had control over women and minorities, under these exact same claims and arguments.

Can we trust Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan to stand up for equality for women and a fair wage of equal pay for equal work or for that matter to sign into law any Bill or Act that protects women and minorities against the abuse of the “Good Old Boy” system or in the equality that protects procreation for women today? When Mitt refuses to say he will support equal pay for equal work for women and says he gave women flexible hours  so they could go home and cook dinner for their families isn’t he playing into the stereo-type of his Mormon faith?  In many homes outside of his religion, men often do the cooking.

Flexible hours are as important for men as they are women and should not be gender specific and certainly not based on women cooking dinner, unless of course we are as out of touch with real life as Mitt Romney is out of touch. The true purpose of flexible hours is to make it possible for both sexes to be able to go to Dental, Dr., and business appointments as well as to be with their children if they need to see a Dr. and to attend their activities.  Do any of us think Romney understands the real purpose of flex hours outside of the Mormon Church?

Make no mistakes about it, Mitt Romney, is guided by his Mormon Religion as a Bishop of that Religion and has never said as John Kennedy said,”that if his (Catholic) Religion interferes with his duties as President to all people of all Faiths and all Americans, that he will resign as President of the United States.”

We have already seen Mitt Romney outsource jobs as Governor of Massachusetts and to gain wealth for the wealthy at Bain Capital. Mitt Romney left his own State in such a mess when it came to contracts on infra-structure and unemployment that he was not wanted back by the voters so he only served one term.  Even today he is losing his own State by a whopping 25% in Favor of President Obama while he instead claims he was a successful Governor despite the fact that Massachusetts fell to 47th in the Nation in job creation.Can we really trust Mitt Romney to get jobs in America for the middle class when his record indicate otherwise?

Since Mitt Romney does not specify that it was his actions as Governor of Massachusetts that created number 1 schools in Massachusetts, he does not get a “liar pants on fire,” from Politico but instead an incomplete. Massachusetts has always had good schools and to question if they are number 1 in the Nation is legitimate enough to do so. Maryland, instead, holds the record of having the Number 1 schools in the Nation and many credit the Democrats for making it possible. When we understand that Mitt Romney hired the same Paul Ryan team that made up the Ryan plan to do his budget can we trust that Mitt will not reward the wealthy and punish the elderly and middle class?  Is that why Mitt refuses to tell us which loop holes he will close?  Can we trust the fact that Mitt Romney will not do away with Medicare in favor of vouchers or Obama care in favor of the greed of Capitalism?

Can we trust Mitt Romney not to appoint the next two Supreme court Judges as the next two retire, to protect the equal and civil rights of All Americans.  If he chooses instead from his Mormon base, in which there is a strong fraternity, then can’t we be certain that the Equal Rights Amendment along with Roe vs. Wade will be thrown out by a majority of Conservative judges who consistently vote as Judge Scalia votes? We are that close in this election to denying equality to many in America and to defeating Democracy as we have known it.

If it is your son or daughter or grandson and granddaughter can  you afford to  gamble on that when the past actions and statements of both Mitt Romney and Tea Partier Paul Ryan, disallows for the equality of all Americans?  Did Mitt Romney really mean what he said against 47% of American voters and Paul Ryan agreed with, on the 30% of Americans? Was it just coincidence that they are both on record as saying the same thing against the American people they claim refuse to work and would rather be victims?  You decide, and then re-elect President Barack Obama and vote Democrat in November.

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What a relief it is to finally hear a tea Party Republican tell the truth.  Since the Republicans have looked under every crook and cranny for something they can use against the Obama Administration and have come up dry in comparison with their own failed policy’s, the Republicans have had to lie in order to sway the voters. They have not been able to go after the Obama Administration as hard as they would like to without the fear of the Republican tactics coming back to bite them in the Butt. That is why Rubio’s comment today was worth capturing. Without meaning to say it, Rubio acknowledged that even,” Joe Biden was better than anything the Republicans have.”

I will give a short history of American Conservatism beginning with today and working back.  The Conservative Press keeps hitting Romney as to why he isn’t  hammering President Obama by staying on the economy. The problem the Romney campaign has in doing so  is: if they do, too much of the truth about the Grover Norquist’s maneuverings,the Carl Rove cheap tricks,  Mitch McConnell’s and Eric Cantor’s behavior in the Senate along with the Republican’s behavior in the Congress, combined with the 56 attempts of Paul Ryan to prohibit the equality of women while in Congress, will become front line Headlines.  Up until now it has only been maverick writers like myself, who have hit on these low points in the Republican Party where others fear to tread.

The earlier politicians in history had what we use to refer to as a” gentleman’s agreement” between the media and the opposite Party that  pretty much stated, “if you don’t hit too hard on us we will return that favor.” This agreement was honored by both sides yet in the 1960’s and explains why so many of Jack Kennedy’s affairs went unpublished.  The Democrats and Republicans, along with the press, looked the other way for years, on the high handedness and sometimes corruption that led to borderline maneuverings of American wealth, until the Republicans pushed it too far and tried to swing the election towards Richard Nixon with the Watergate break in.

As long as both parties played nice and honored the agreement not to mess up the nests of each other,the “gentleman’s agreement”, remained  in Washington.  Both Parties offered the voters hope and led the voters to believe that their concerns were more important than the wealth of Nation. In order to do so both Parties had to raise taxes when needed and pay off deficits during the times the economy did well. A balanced budget has occurred only 6 times in the History of our Nation.  It was also important that the needs of the people take priority over the greed of Capitalism so both parties initiated programs for the people when need arose and prior to the last couple of decades, but it has all changed since the Conservative control combined with the Tea Party grew and gained control in the Republican Party.  The Democrats have had their own history of corruption over the years.

The secrets that went on in Washington were so protected by the Press, sometimes by kick backs, that we had both parties still looking out for the best interest of the people.  When the Democrats were tipped off by “Deep Throat” on the Watergate break in and the Democrats prosecuted the Nixon staff vigorously, the grudge match began between the liberals and the Conservatives.

When the Conservative efforts to impeach President Clinton  failed, they realized that they needed to increase their power and added the Tea Party to their numbers. Although we were led to believe that the Tea Party was grass-roots in 2010 they have been in the picture since the end of the Clinton Administration, and this is what led to the Conservative support and backing of the Tea Party people in the Congress and Senate such as Ron Paul and Paul Ryan, and their elections along with other Tea Party and Conservative members 13 years ago.

The Conservatives hated Clinton for his insistence to balance the budget and Hillary’s efforts to bring healthcare to the American people and began a real witch hunt against both Clintons over White water with the Starr committee.  Hillary had also worked as an aide in the Democratic office during the Nixon corruption so they hated both Clintons.  They spent over $200,000.00 trying to dig up dirt on them on white water and failed.  Newt Gingrich tried to cool them down but ended up being very vociferous against Bill Clinton even though he himself was having an affair while his first wife was dying from cancer. The moderate Republicans were as concerned as Clinton was about balancing the budget as the deficit had hit a trillion and was going up, for the first time in history, and the economy needed stabilizing.

There had not been a balanced budget since the 1950’s when Ike Eisenhower was in office. When the Conservatives  lacked a public voice before Fox News and Rush Limbaugh, they were willing to pretend that their Conservative news outlets were not main stream.  Although that is ridiculous today with the growth in the size of the Christian Broadcasting Networks and Fox news that line of thinking still exist today.

As long as the Conservatives could represent themselves as being the fair and accurate Network that protects the truth from the main stream media they got by with their rant and raving and spread of faux news. It made it easier to  blame the credible news media along with the Democratic political aisle as being spreaders of hate and socialism or as Sarah Palin calls them “the lame stream media”.  The Republican moderate base, unlike the Democrat base was not as fluid or loyal as the Democrat or Conservative base is or was so the Conservatives have cost many voters in their Party to leave and become Independent.

The Conservatives learned the hard way that the more they pushed on the Democrats the harder back the Democrats will push on them.  They learned this both with Watergate and the impeachments attempts they tried on Bill Clinton and found out their muscle could not defeat that of the Democrat’s Power.

I don’t think that even the engineer of Conservative politics, Ronald Reagan would recognize what has happened to “the proud old Party” today nor would he tolerate such greed and bigotry.  Ronald Reagan raised taxes three times when the deficit started going out of control and we saw the first trillion-dollar deficit.

By spending, Ronald Regan was able to raise the GNP but it left us with a very unstable economy and it would take the Clinton Administration to finally stabilize it with building out the middle class. Clinton was able to prove for the second time in history that a strong middle class with discretionary spending leads to a surplus economy.

The Bush Administration went back to Trickle down economics big time and that has always been bad for America, and unless we are amongst the wealthy, it is bad for us as well. By draining the United States Treasury completely, they can turn the government wealth over to Private Business and in doing so deplete the United States Treasury and eliminate the government offices that protects both the poor and the middle class. Despite what Romney said in the debates tonight,hell he even impressed me who is totally cognizant of the truth, his and Paul Ryan’s budget plans and tax initiatives are the Bush Administration on steroids. The truth remains that It is only with a strong fiscal government that “We the People”, can survive the greed of free enterprise.

I will divulge my readers tonight by going off subject temporarily and add that if Mitt Romney is a Conservative he certainly did not talk like one tonight in the debates and regardless of what the pundits are saying, I think he left President Obama totally shocked with the answers he gave because nothing he said in the debates tonight came close to what he is saying on the campaign trail.  I have no doubt that Mitt will never get by with it a second time so he better rest on his laurels with his win tonight. I also expect that he upset the Conservatives and will have to answer to them as well.

Now getting back to the preceding subject, there is a genuine hate grudge in the Conservative movement towards the liberals because they feel as though they have not yet gotten even with the Democrats for the embarrassment they suffered with both Watergate and their failure to impeach Bill Clinton. Never mind the fact that it was their own poor behavior that is responsible for it.  The second part of the analogy is the Conservatives have fought for more than a century to be able to gain the kind of  wealth that the Rockefeller’s and Gettys gained in the 1800’s and this is their last century to do so, because as the population increases so does the size of government increase.

Due to the growing frustrations of the Conservative movement and  the hate they still hold against the Democrats the right-wing politics in both Parties,but to a much lesser degree in the Democratic Party, are losing their Republican base to the Independents who will not tolerate their insufferable intolerance of the American minorities, the gay population, nor their greed,so each election year the Republicans have to court the Independents who left their Party, in order to win them back.

Unlike the Republican Christian base that they have been able to manipulate for years, they have not found the Independent base quite so malleable.  The Conservatives have all the working parts in place this year so it is more important than ever that they win.  If they don’t they will lose the efforts made by them for three decades.   They have been preaching hate tactics against the liberals, the Unions,the needy who in their words are the takers,education who they claim teaches atheism, and gotten by with these tactics because the media fairly well is owned by their own.

When it isn’t their media, the Conservative voters have been told that they can only listen to or watch the Conservative sponsored radio or television channels because they are the only media they can trust because everything else is lies that are paid for by the Liberal media.  Sadly they have been so brainwashed into believing this by people like Michelle Bachman,Sarah Palin,Sean Hannity and Bill O’Reilly to name a very few, they believe Allen West of Florida when he says the 81 members of the Democratic Budget committee are Communists as well as the fact that President Obama should be tried for treason and is a Muslim and not a United States citizen.

The Conservatives on the right yield so much power that they laid the platform that disallows abortion in all cases including when a woman’s life is in danger or in case of rape.  They have already changed text books in schools that ban evolution and replaced it with Creationism.  They are against Science and had it disallowed on the Republican platform and want to close down controls on Wall Street, The Environmental Protection Agency, Housing for the poor and the Agency that controls out of sight rental charges,The Consumer Protection Agency and any or all Unions and they do not believe in Global Warming.

The right-wing Conservatives want All controls over the greed of Capitalism running amok over the people banned and this  is encouraged by the Tea Party and Conservative members of the Republican Party. Conservative in their interpretation does not mean fiscal controls in Government, like it does to us, but instead the elimination of all controls over Capitalism and they are against all and any kind of taxes and instead want government in the hands of Capitalism or free trade even when to do so  leads to the decline of the general welfare of the people and the middle class. Instead they lie to the general population while calling Liberals who do believe in a strong middle class and a fiscal government of being socialists.

The combination of the Tea Party and Conservative policy of no taxes and their control of 70% of the Republican legislature in Washington as well as the governorships in 17 States, leaves the Conservatives feeling as though they can win on their own policy of greed, in November. The Conservative voters, in the meantime in those States,  are being led to believe that abortion is out of control instead of being told the truth that when the economy is bad and people cannot afford to feed a baby they will abort rather than watch a new-born suffer.  The abortion rates were higher in the 1970’s  than they are today even though our population has grown. The Conservative politicians are so convinced that they have indoctrinated these voters that Grover Norquist has been able to promise the choice for Republican President his assurance of their vote.

Mitt Romney stood in Wisconsin with his arm around Tea Party Governor Scott Walker when he beat out the efforts to impeach him with the money from the Koch Brothers and Sam Adelson and said and I quote, “President Obama wants to add more teachers,policemen and firemen,didn’t he get the message that Wisconsin sent him and that is that we need to fire more teachers, policemen and firemen.” and has promised Allen West a cabinet position if he is elected.  I ask you all, “Does that sound like the man who wants to add more jobs and believes in education who was at the debates tonight?  Mr Etch-A-Sketch was at his finest and “We the People” must take that smirk off his face in November.

President Obama, Joe Biden and the Democrat Party are standing in their way of turning America back to what it was before the Roosevelt and Truman programs enriched the poor to the point we ended up with a strong middle class.  As long as there was only the rich and poor in America the wealth of the rich grew through free enterprise while the poor got poorer and served the needs of the wealthy. They made this same attempt during the McCarthy era and failed in the 1950’s and they are not about to fail again.

Having said all this, when Mark Rubio said today that the Republican crowd should not “boo”, Joe Biden but welcome his statement of the middle class being in the ditch for four years,but only added later due to the Bush Administration,which everyone with a brain knows Biden meant to say, It was such a breath of fresh air to me to finally hear a Republican tell the truth. At my age I was beginning to believe that I would not live long enough to hear such a thing.

When Mark Rubio said today, and I quote, “He ( Joe Biden) is the best thing we have going for us!” I could not help thinking to myself, even Rubio knows and understands that a Democrat Vice President is better than anything the Republicans have going for them, and certainly better than Romney.   Vote Democrat  in November.

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I am going to offer my own opinion today on the hype over the Debates.  It seems to me that the media is much more concern about the debates than the general public are. They have talked about little else.  All the speculation about who will win the debates or will President Obama be his own worse enemy or too arrogant or will Romney give details beyond saying something stupid like Paul Ryan did on Sunday and that  was”We would all change the channel because Mitt Romney’s tax plan is just too boring to tell,” I nor do the majority of us believe that to be the case, so apparently he feels we are too stupid to understand the details. The truth lies in the telling of the details that Mitt Romney has deliberately tried to avoid telling.

We would all welcome hearing Mitt Romney tell us his plans on the budget, how he will get jobs and who would benefit from these jobs–the employer or the worker; how his plans would differ from Ryan’s on medicare or if it is the same; whose taxes and what loopholes will he cut; Does he support the Lilly Ledbetter act and all of women’s rights including allowing women the right over their own health issues; How will his immigration differ from the Dream Act; and many more questions that he puts off and refuses to answer until after he is elected.  We all know very clearly where President Obama stands on all of these issues and would rather hear Romney explain his answers on all of the above over watching the debate.  We are not too stupid to understand,Paul Ryan.

We listened and watched the either pathetic or comical Republican debates for what seemed like a year and it may have been a full year I was just too numb to tell after it finally finished.  President Obama has been in office for 4 years and we have all discovered, even though it is hard for some to admit, that we like our President and love Michelle.

We also know that Joe Biden will screw up on his words but it’s only because he is so passionate about the middle class that his anger for those who would mistreat us,  is real.  The man has dedicated his life to the middle class and sometimes he mixes up his words and we accept that about him.  We, however, do not feel any genuine emotions for us coming out of the mouth of either Mitt Romney or Paul Ryan.  Their messages do not match their actions as it does in Barack Obama.  The Massachusetts majority did not want Mitt back and Paul Ryan voted 100% with the Bush Administration.  What can the debates tell us that we do not already know?

I, who watched each debate faithfully clearly heard Mitt Romney say in the primaries while playing to the right that, “I will ban all abortions regardless,absolutely.”  Like so many other things he has said in an effort to gain the women’s vote even though his original statement agrees with the Republican Platform, he is now trying to appeal to the moderates by saying he would not ban abortion in event of rape or if a woman’s life is in jeopardy. If that is the case then perhaps he can explain why he picked the only candidate in the Republican Party who has tried to move forward personhood or ban Roe vs. Wade 56 times, as his running mate.  We can be assured, sadly, that question along with why if his plan on medicare,social security, and taxes is different from Paul Ryan’s why he chose to use the Paul Ryan’s team to write-up his budget will not be asked either.

President Obama may get a little testy listening to someone without the facts treating his four years in office as tripe or terrible instead of giving him credit for stopping a Depression that was forecasted to be worse than the Great Depression, and Mitt Romney will lie while he accuses the President of misstating fact. We already know that and we expect that to happen after watching all those primary debates.  We know exactly how both men debate and regardless of what they say our man will win the debates.

If we are open-minded, we know that we will not hear anything on whose and what taxes Romney will Cut or whose loopholes he will close. We know Romney will not tell us if he supports equal pay for equal work.  We know he will not tell us if he will support the Constitution and the equal rights amendment that grants women full rights to their own person.  We know we will not hear Mitt acknowledge if he is in favor of or opposes the Dream Act and if so how he will change it.

We know Romney will not be honest enough to tell us that Jonathan Gruber of MIT says there is no difference between Romneycare and Obamacare, and he knows that for a fact because he is the person that planned both programs including mandates, and when Romney says his healthcare did not cost the Massachusetts voters it is only because the Federal government pays for it in Massachusetts. We know that rather than telling us the facts Romney will say he does not have enough time alloted to do that but he will lay it all out before election day.

We know if Mitt had been honest and claimed  the truth on Romneycare, he would have learned as everyone else has that Romneycare was and is well received by the people who live in Massachusetts; but because the Conservative are so against it, he has denied it is the same and hasn’t been honest about it.  We know it was the increase in the deficit and the jobs he outsourced making Massachusetts the 47th in the Nation when it came to hiring workers that made 60% of the voters who did not want him back.  His stories on success obviously exist in the pundits minds since he is losing to President Obama by 20% of the votes in his own home State.

I can go on with the list of other truths and answers we would like to have but will not get because his plans do not vary from the Bush Administration’s. We will not hear anything concrete based on facts or the truth come out of the mouth of Mitt Romney, because we did not hear anything in the primaries nor have we heard anything on the campaign trail as to how Mitt Romney would Lead and the details of the same.

The reason I and the rest of Americans already know this, is because Mitt has had to live down every off the cuff comment that was not on script that he has ever made.  Mitt is still trying to live down his $10,000.00 bet made during the primaries and is now trying to convince us that he did not mean it when he said he would eliminate HUD because he does not care about the poor because they already have too much. We know he has tried to deny that he would close down Planned Parenthood and that he likes to fire people and then there is that tricky little 47% that he is now trying to turn into a 100%, and it simply does not fly with us.

It is hard to deny when his running mate Paul Ryan is being reported by Mother Jones as having a U tube video made in November of last year also talking about the makers and takers with Paul Ryan accusing  30% of the population of being lazy and moochers without any desire to work.  Add to that the undertones being established on Fox News  and the right-wing of the Romney campaign, who are bringing back the old tape of Rev. Jim Wright that was thrown out by John McCain in 2008; and Newt Gingrich talking about President Obama not being one of us and plays basketball with a different rhythm from us and takes naps and we have a repugnancy in the Republican Party that dates back to the intolerance and stupidity of the “Good Ole Boys” of the Jim Crow Days.

A Republican Party that is so out of touch it only promotes the ignorance and hatred in our Society that the majority of us hoped would be left behind in the 1960’s, will not be and should not be tolerated, by the voters in our Nation, with or without a debate. It is this intolerance and hatred that is responsible for the divide we are seeing both in our Political Parties and Society while the Republican Party denies it exist.

It is both the poor and the middle class of all Nationalities and races who have and continue to make free enterprise and Democracy possible and their constant referral to the misguided idea along with the attitude,” that the poor, and make no mistake about it they are talking minority, do not work but just take from society,” exist outside of Mitt’s $50,000.00 a plate dinner and is well and alive in the Republican Party today. We already know that no one will bring this up in the debates as to give credence to it only makes the hate grow. (See my previous post, “Take a History Lesson,Mitt”)

President Obama on the other hand will tell us that he believes that Companies working in partnership with Unions,government and educators will bring us to steady employment as a result of the commitment of everyone working together and the middle class will again be able to rise to their rightful place. He will also tell us that he has lowered taxes 18 times on small business owners. He may explain healthcare a little better and we know that he supports women’s rights as stated in our Constitution and the equal rights Amendment.  We know he has the back of both women and minorities along with the middle class and has tried to push through the Dream act but that along with a jobs package,a farm bill,a budget, and the Violence against Women Bill have either been filibustered or held up by Congress in an attempt to attach a personhood bill or they have attempted to do away with Roe vs. Wade and attach it to the attempts made by the Democrats.

The media will try to trip President Obama up with Fast and Furious, healthcare, and Syria and the middle East or they will figure out themselves that if the terrorist approved of the drone attacks that the Obama Administration was making against them they would not be trying so hard to stir up the crowds against America.  I believe the majority of us can see that it is apparent the terrorist feel threatened by President Obama’s,Hillary Clinton’s, and Paneta’s foreign policy or they would not be trying so hard to stir up the people who are for the most part simply innocent bystanders in the Arab Spring.

We know those who like President Obama will say the majority of the media slanted their questions to benefit Mitt Romney as the majority of them have their pay checks signed by Corporate.  The Conservatives will say that the liberal media deliberately tried to trip up Mitt Romney or put words in his mouth because Mitt Romney does not speak as eloquently as President Obama does and the media had their facts wrong.

There may be some truth to both arguments perhaps, since Candy Crowley,as a woman, cannot ask the questions she wants to ask but all the men can ask anything they want to, but for the most part it will be done by talented moderators who are professionals and know far more than the general public knows about world affairs. If the candidates make mistakes and it’s our candidate we won’t care because we will all know that they have both been drilled for these debates on what they can and cannot say. In the end, We will choose the candidate that we can trust and that we most like. The majority of us will watch one debate and then switch the channel unless we are diehard students of politics like myself.

Long story short, the media plays up the debates so much because this is their night to shine and they like to feel that we will all turn in to watch their performance.  Even I will give them a few moments to argue who won and then I too will turn it off.

Sorry media, but I predict there will be more people in bed, asleep in their chair,or watching other channels; or reading a good book; or catching up with putting kids to bed; or doing housework; than there will be spending their time watching the media hype and analogy on who won the debates.

We already know who we like and will vote for and those who have yet to decide will decide if they walk into the polls to vote. Many of them won’t.  The money being spent by both campaigns will be the biggest waste of money ever spent in a campaign in history.  There are no surprises this year because the difference between our choices are so massive that even a bomb going off would not change our minds.  Most of us would want to keep the incumbent in office, if that were the case, just as we will if it isn’t. Vote.

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