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Beck: Making of the Puppet Master – Fox News
How George Soros became who he is today
Soros: Ruthless Communist China has better functioning government than U.S. – foreignpolicy.com
Mr. Soros said China needs to change its focus. “China has risen very rapidly by looking out for its own interests,” he said. “They have now got to accept responsibility for world order and the interests of other people as well.”
Review: The Shadow Party: How George Soros, Hillary Clinton, and sixties Radicals Seized Control of the Democratic Party – Catholic Insight
This book describes forces at work behind the surface of political events, which seek to remake America as a radical utopia. They are driven by the belief that American “hegemony” (as they like to describe it) is harmful and its purposes oppressive. In the name of globalism, they would deny America its nationhood, character and culture. Theirs is a party – a Shadow Party – that is subversive of the American idea itself
Horowitz and Poe write that George Soros in one of the most powerful men on earth, and they call him “the architect and guiding genius of the Shadow Party, its ‘Lenin’.” Like Lenin, Soros excels in manipulating “economic and political forces at the highest levels.” But he also resembles Lenin in diligently cultivating the insurgent forces from”below.”
POST MID-TERM ELECTION COMMENTARY AND WARNINGS
The Top Ten Reasons Why Conservatives Should Not Be Celebrating the Election Results – American Thinker
On November 2, 2010, the liberals suffered a defeat at the hands of the people over their policies implemented over the last two to four years. As a result, Many Republicans and Tea Party supporters are jubilant in their celebration. However, the cold, hard reality is that liberalism suffered a defeat but not a crushing one, and the war is far from won.
10) The aristocracy is still there in Washington. Although many incumbents were swept out of office, the vast number of them were reelected by their constituents..
09) The bureaucracy in Washington has never been more powerful. The power of these agencies has grown massively during the Bush and especially the Obama administrations. They are the government within our government.
08) The Federal Reserve still remains unchecked. The power of the Federal Reserve to control our economy is patently irrational.
07) The spending obligations are still there, and the economy is still bad.
06) The unions still have control of the government.
05) The Republican Party hasn’t become conservative yet. Until the Republican Party changes course, the Tea Partiers and other independent conservatives and libertarians will still be rolling a rock uphill.
04) They still are neither reading nor writing their own legislation. Congress has become a somewhat sleazy money-raising, telemarketing center that sometimes actually votes on things.
03) It is still impossible to obey the law. If Congress doesn’t know what is in its legislation with its army of lawyers, how likely is it that the average citizen will know what is in it?
02) There is no animal quite as dangerous as a lame duck. Right now there are dozens of quasi-socialist legislators who have nothing left to lose.
01) The socialists and Marxists still have your children. Throughout America, leftist teachers dominate K-12 education, and they have no moral or ethical problem with indoctrinating your children.
The November 2 election was not the end of the war, but rather one minor victory in a small side skirmish. It’s not time to celebrate; it’s time to get to work.
Battle Begins Over Whether Tea-Party Backed Election Winners Will Take on Social Issues – CNS
Gay Republicans and allies say election was not a mandate to act on social issues.
The Tea Party’s Winning Hand By Patrick J. Buchanan – CNS
Tea Party types and pro-life conservatives seem to be twins separated at birth. Carney continues: “Almost without fail the strongest advocates of limited government in Congress are pro-life and vice versa.
Power Corrupts – American Thinker
The Obama administration’s actions and policies epitomize the veracity of Lord Acton’s famous proposition that “[p]ower tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely.
The big disconnect: D.C. elites think Obama will be reelected, but the public doubts it – Politico
According to the new POLITICO Power and the People poll, only 26 percent of the public believes he will be reelected as president in 2012.
Fox News’s Roger Ailes Lets Rip
In an exclusive interview with The Daily Beast, the Fox News chief says Obama thinks differently from most Americans, defends Murdoch’s GOP donations, and admits Beck sometimes goes too far.
Obama “had to be told by the French and the Germans that his socialism was too far left for them to deal with.” Unlike two years ago, Fox is averaging more viewers than its two cable rivals combined
First Health Care, Next the Food Supply By Michael Geer
Senate Bill 510 – This is the food safety version of ObamaCare. Reading the thing will make your head hurt for all its cognitive dissonance. …even the Pew Charitable Trusts are calling S510 a clear and present danger. It would impose one-size-fits-all-regulations on thousands of small and mid-sized farmers, small-scale local farms and food producers, and would drastically burden, to extinction, basic natural and organic food suppliers, thus endangering the lives of Americans who depend on local wholesome foods.
Sarah Palin, the Biggest Loser? – American Thinker
Media and political elites may disagree on the many consequences of what the president called a “shellacking” by the voters, but they largely agree that the biggest loser was Sarah Palin.
Jindal: Palin ‘Absolutely’ Electable – National Review
Shock: Planned Parenthood poll finds people love it and hate Sarah Palin – Jill Stanek
Is Sarah Palin anti-Catholic? – Renew America
DEMOCRATS ATTEMPTS TO CONTROL MEDIA
FCC push to regulate news draws fire – The Hill Rep. Joe Barton (R-Texas) pushed back on Monday against a contention by a Democratic FCC commissioner that the government should create new regulations to promote diversity in news programming.
Barton was reacting to a proposal made last week by FCC Commissioner Michael Copps, who in a speech suggested that broadcasters be subject to a new “public “values test” every four years.
FCC Commissioner Wants to Control the Content of Broadcast Media – American Thinker
FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski, in addition to a nasty Christmas present that Genachowski wants to give Americans on December 21 (Net Neutrality), Copps wants government to control private-sector broadcast content. Stations that don’t comply with FCC demands would lose their licenses to organizations willing to do the agency’s bidding.
Since Barack Obama became president, there have been growing noises about reinstituting the effects of the repealed Fairness Doctrine without calling any new regulation by that name. Progressives long to stop the resurgence of traditional American values that has taken place after two years of economy-killing, freedom-robbing Obama rule. Republicans blew out Democrats in the midterm election. Lefties are in quite a state, desperate to shut down opposition speech.
Web Censorship Bill Sails Through Senate Committee – Wired
On Thursday, the Senate Judiciary Committee unanimously approved a bill that would give the Attorney General the right to shut down websites with a court order if copyright infringement is deemed “central to the activity” of the site — regardless if the website has actually committed a crime. The Combating Online Infringement and Counterfeits Act (COICA) is among the most draconian laws ever considered to combat digital piracy, and contains what some have called the “nuclear option,” which would essentially allow the Attorney General to turn suspected websites “off.”
US ECONOMIC MELTDOWN
The Federal Reserve revealed details Wednesday of trillions of dollars in emergency aid it provided to U.S. and foreign banks during the financial crisis – Yahoo News
New documents show that the most loan and other aid for U.S. institutions over time went to Citigroup ($2.2 trillion), followed by Merrill Lynch ($2.1 trillion), Morgan Stanley ($2 trillion), Bear Stearns ($960 billion), Bank of America ($887 billion), Goldman Sachs ($615 billion), JPMorgan Chase ($178 billion) and Wells Fargo ($154
The Madness of Obamanomics By Peter Ferrara – Spectator
for Obama and the Democrats to persist in transparent error after the election tsunami and now last Friday’s catastrophic unemployment report has now veered into madness.
Obama’s unreconstructed, throwback Keynesian economics from the 1970s and even the 1930s was a proven failure 30 years ago.
Obamacare: Waivers Double, Sign of Coming Meltdown? – Wesley J. Smith
Fiscal Conservatives Say ‘No Deal’ to Obama-GOP Tax Compromise – CNS
A conservative public policy group says the tax deal that President Obama has defended and liberals have denounced is “bad policy, bad politics, and a bad deal for the American people.”
Progressives Crave Control – GOP USA
Progressives are the unintended consequence of the collision of ideas offered by Karl Marx and those of Adam Smith. The Obama administration – supported by Progressive allies in Congress – intends to control virtually every facet of human activity. Capitalists were appalled when Obama took over General Motors; Progressives, Socialists and Communists applauded.
Many cities that have fallen victim to this “politically correct” sustainable development planning are now confronting “Environmental Police” and a whole new “Code Enforcement” Department that use taxes to pay enforcement officers to ensure that people water their lawns on schedule – or not water their lawns, as may be dictated by the government. Some “planned” communities require homes to be painted a color dictated by government; square footage dictated by government; and building materials and landscape vegetation dictated by government. Progressives, Socialists, and Communists believe this is exactly the way it should be.
Progressives were served notice on November 2nd. There is a growing number of Americans who want Progressives – and their Marxist philosophy – ousted from government at every level.
Depriving Driehaus Of His Livelihood – Human Events
“Counter to his claims, the voters of Ohio’s First District are the ones that cost Steve Driehaus his livelihood. Congressman Steve Driehaus’ problem is not that the Susan B. Anthony List allegedly lied about his vote for taxpayer-funded abortion in the health care bill. It’s that he caved when it counted, took the wrong vote, and paid the price on Election Day.
A Newt Vision to Save America By Peter Ferrara – Spectator
Newt Gingrich – The power of the Left is in tenured academics. The power of the Left is the news media. The power of the Left is the bureaucracy. The power of the Left is union leadership. The power of the Left is inside the judgeships. The power of the Left is in the Hollywood literati. And so the Left just kept going further Left.
We have to look at every level of American society, and every level of American government, and we have to decide that we are going to replace the Left, with policies, systems, and institutions that reflect the heart of the American tradition.