I was recently asked if I wanted Obama to fail.
Though not a Republican, there are parts of the OBAMA Agenda that I most definitely want to see fail. I don’t like his domestic agenda all that much and I don’t particularly care for his desire to cede parts of US sovereignty over to the that den of thieves in the United Nations. So, yes, I want the Obama Agenda to fail, but, in no way do I wish for him to fail America. America can pass him like a bad gall stone. I fervently wish for this to happen in a most expeditious manner. Much like Carter before him, Obama needs to be a one term President.
He is a danger to America. This has nothing to do with his religion or his birth certificate. I think he’s scum. I liked Bill Clinton. I didn’t particularly care for all of the Clinton policies, but, Clinton seemed to me to be pro-America. He was a bit loose with our Country. Even so, I think he had her best interests in mind. I don’t feel that way about Obama. I feel Obama wants us to be liked more than anything else. Not respected. Not feared. Liked. That’s an assinine way to run foreign policy. Obama is weak and vacillating. He’s a pox upon the American house. We need a good vaccination.
Obama needs to be flushed. Period. Anyone stupid enough to vote for him in ’08. I give a pass. He talked a good game. By now, it is apparent that talk is all Obama will ever be. Vote for him in ’12 and, in my opinion, you are not a real American. You’re a Euro Trash wannabe. Move to Europe and leave America for Americans. The illegal immigrants belong here more than those who vote twice for Obama.
Clinton won the Kentucky primary. But it’s a victory of scant political value in a Democratic presidential race moving inexorably in Obama’s direction. The Illinois senator is favored to win in Oregon, where 52 delegates are at stake.
I knew my State would repudiate that mad charlatan. Good Job, Kentucky!
NOW. Do the right thing and vote for John McCain in the general election.
Here are nine acts of real change that would begin to rebuild the American people’s confidence that Republicans share their values, understand their worries, and are prepared to act instead of just talk. The Republicans in Congress could get a start on all nine this week if they had the will to do so.
- Repeal the gas tax for the summer, and pay for the repeal by cutting domestic discretionary spending so that the transportation infrastructure trust fund would not be hurt. At a time when, according to The Hill newspaper, Senator Clinton is asking for $2.3billion in earmarks, it should be possible for Republicans to establish a “government spending versus your pocketbook” fight over cutting the gas tax that would resonate with most Americans. Lower taxes and less government spending should be a battle cry most taxpayers and all conservatives could rally behind.
- Redirect the oil being put into the national petroleum reserve onto the open market. That oil would lower the price of gasoline an extra 5 to 6 cents per gallon, and its sale would lower the deficit.
- Introduce a “more energy at lower cost with less environmental damage and greater national security bill” as a replacement for the Warner-Lieberman “tax and trade” bill which is coming to the floor of the Senate in the next few weeks (see my newsletter next week for an outline of a solid pro-economy, pro-national security, pro-environment energy bill). When the American people realize how much the current energy prices are actually a “politicians’ energy crisis” they will demand real change in our policies.
- Establish an earmark moratorium for one year and pledge to uphold the presidential veto of bills with earmarks through the end of 2009. The American people are fed up with politicians spending their money. They currently believe both parties are equally bad. This is a real opportunity to show the difference.
- Overhaul the census and cut its budget radically. The recent announcement that the Census Bureau could not build an effective hand-held computer for $1.3 billion and is turning instead to 600,000 temporary workers to do a paper and pencil census in 2010 is an opportunity to slash its budget, shrink its bureaucracy, and turn to entrepreneurial internet-based companies to build an information-age census. This is an absurdity that cries out for bold, decisive reform (see my YouTube video “FedEx versus federal bureaucracy” for an example of what I mean).
- Implement a space-based, GPS-style air traffic control system. The problems of the Federal Aviation Administration are symptoms of a union-dominated bureaucracy resisting change. If we implemented a space-based GPS-style air traffic system we would get 40% more air travel with one-half the bureaucrats. The union has stopped 200,000,000 passengers from enjoying more reliable air travel to protect 7,000 obsolete jobs. This real change would allow the millions of frustrated travelers to have champions in congress trying to help them get places better, safer, faster.
- Declare English the official language of government. This real change is supported by 87% of the American people including a majority of Democrats, Republicans, Independents, and Latinos. It is an issue of national unity that brings Americans together in a red, white, and blue majority.
- Protect the workers’ right to a secret ballot. The vast majority (around 81%) of Americans believe that American workers have a right to have a secret ballot election before they are forced to join a union. Last year the House Democrats passed a bill that would strip American workers of the secret ballot. A new bill should be introduced reaffirming that right, and it should be brought up again and again until marginal Democrats are forced to vote with the American people against the union power structure.
- Remind Americans that judges matter. Senate Republicans should mount an ongoing fight (including a filibuster of other activities if necessary) to get the American people to realize that liberals want to block all current judicial appointments in order to maximize the number of left wing radical judges they can appoint if they win the White House. This issue has three advantages. It reminds people that judges matter and that a leftwing radical Supreme Court would be bad for the values of most (70 to 90 percent, depending on the issue) Americans. It shows the Democrats are not engaged in fair play. It arouses the activism of those who have been disappointed by Republicans and have forgotten how bad a liberal Democratic Presidency would be.
Excerpt from My Plea to Republicans: It’s Time for Real Change to Avoid Real Disaster by Newt Gingrich
This is something that I can get behind. America, please open your eyes. Please do not make the mistake of voting for Obama or Bill’s estranged wife.