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Posts Tagged ‘republican’

Columbus Ohio Tea Party – 03/15/09

Posted by Sandra on March 17, 2009


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What is the core difference between Democrats and Republicans?

Posted by Sandra on February 16, 2009

Tip o’ da hat to my friend MJS for posting this on Facebook!

To put this entire note in simple terms, let me give some vocabularies to summarize:

character |ˈkariktər|
noun: the mental and moral qualities distinctive to an individual; strength and originality in a person’s nature

hypocrisy |hiˈpäkrisē|
noun: the practice of claiming to have moral standards or beliefs to which one’s own behavior does not conform; pretense.

This is not about politics. This is about decency and respect. Bush may not have been the perfect President, but he has always been a decent human being. Thank you, President Bush for showing that cowboys got more class than any Rhode Scholarship or Harvard degree combined. This is why I cannot stand liberal elitism.

Jan 20th, 2009:
Outgoing President George W. Bush quietly boards his helicopter and leaves for Texas, commenting only: “Today is not about me. Today is a historical day for our nation and people.”

Eight years ago:
Outgoing President Bill Clinton schedules two separate radio addresses to the nation, and organizes a public farewell speech/rally in downtown Washington D.C. scheduled to directly conflict with incoming President Bush’s inauguration ceremony.


Jan 20th, 2009:
President Bush leaves office without issuing a single Presidential pardon, only granting a commutation of sentence to two former border patrol agents convicted of shooting a convicted drug smuggler. He does not grant any type of clemency to Scooter Libby or any other former political aide, ally, or business partner.

Eight years ago:
President Clinton issues 140 pardons and several commutations of sentence on his final day in office. Included in these are: billionaire financier, convicted tax evader, and leading Democratic campaign contributor Marc Rich; Whitewater scandal figure Susan McDougal; Congressional Post Office Scandal figure and former Democratic Congressman Dan Rostenkowski; convicted bank fraud, sexual assault and child porn perpetrator and former Democratic Congressman Melvin Reynolds; and convicted drug felon Roger Clinton, the President’s half-brother.

Jan 20th, 2009:
The Bush daughters leave gift baskets in the White House bedrooms for the Obama daughters, containing flowers, candy, stuffed animals, DVD’s and CD’s, and heartfelt notes of encouragement and advice for the young girls on how to prepare for their new lives in the White House.

Eight years ago:
Clinton and Gore staffers rip computer wires and electrical outlets from the White House walls, stuff piles of notebook papers into the White House toilets, systematically remove the letter “W” from every computer key-pad in the entire White House, and damage several thousand dollars worth of furniture in the White House master bedroom.

Headlines On This Date 4 Years Ago

“Republicans spending $42 million on inauguration while troops Die in unarmored Humvees”

“Bush extravagance exceeds any reason during tough economic times”

“Fat cats get their $42 million inauguration party, Ordinary Americans get the shaft”

Headlines Today

“Historic Obama Inauguration will cost only $170 million”

“Obama Spends $170 million on inauguration; America Needs A Big Party”

“Everyman Obama shows America how to celebrate”

“Citibank executives contribute $8 million to Obama Inauguration”


Source: Stephen J. Archer´s Friend whoever he may be…

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I’m really scared.

Posted by Sandra on October 12, 2008

I was thinking about this last night laying in bed, trying to fall asleep.  For the first time, in my 40+ years, 22+ as a voting adult, I am truly scared.   Petrified, even.

This election is so different from any other that I’ve participated in.  Don’t get me wrong, I know the actual power the President has, and all the promises a candidate makes won’t happen without Congress and others backing them, and all that yada yada stuff.  But over the past couple of decades, there really hasn’t been a candidate that I’ve prayed, literally every night, would just Go Away.  I’m a Conservative Republican, proud of it, but I don’t vote that way just because… I choose the best candidate, and coincidentally I’ve always voted the Republican ticket.  The Democrats over the past 20 years have been jokes.  But this year, moreso than any other time in American history.  Although “joke” may be too mild of a word in this case.

I wasn’t frightened when Clinton got elected, for example.  I figured he couldn’t destroy the country too bad.  But had I known that ticket was going to give Gore his endless 15 minutes of fame with his fictional rants, maybe I would’ve been more nervous about it.  Hindsight.  It is what it is.

I’m scared.  I’m scared for me, for my family, for YOUR family, for the country, if Obama actually fools the American people enough that he wins the election.  I can’t even begin to fathom why someone could possibly support this monster after the facts have come out.  After knowing what he represents, supports, believes in.  It’s so beyond my scope of rational reasoning how someone can look at the sky and say it’s green – which is exactly the mentality it takes to think Obama is the right man, an ethical man, an intelligent man, a man capable of running our country to the standards we deserve. 

I’m not kidding, not by a longshot.  I have thought about this.  I have truly lost sleep over this.  I’m scared.  To the core.  I’m not a fool – I know McCain’s halo is a little tarnished too – EVERYONE’S is to some degree – but the list of accomplishments, experience, and reasons to vote for him far surpass any other candidate in recent history.  This is a Fact.  The man is a real HERO.   Do people not even know what that means anymore?   I don’t care what the mainstream media wants to say, they can’t deny that.  Very few of us can claim to have sacrificed for the country we love as much as he has.  He doesn’t have terrorist affiliations, didn’t give tens of thousands of dollars a year to a man that hates white people, that hates America.  Hasn’t lied extensively about associations with criminals and scumbags.  Hasn’t supported groups that have driven this country to shambles.  He has the experience, intelligence, morality, ethics, and honor we need to get this country back on it’s feet.  Period.  And I’m sorry, people, but his choice of running mate is absolutely brilliant.  I’m a bit of a sexist at heart, I must confess I sometimes have issues with women in power, but this woman is an exception.  ‘Nuf said.

I’m scared.  Jesus Christ, people, what are you THINKING to have even one iota of support for that candidate, Obama?  Are you blind?  Deaf?  Do you just turn off the TV (oh wait, everything you hear in the liberal media says he’s a saint, I forget this).  Do you just turn your cheek when you hear the facts about this idiot?????   Or do you vote Democrat just because that’s what you’re registered as?  Do you base your choices for President off of political commercials?  Is that it?  At 8:13 p.m. a commercial came on that you thought was Like Way Cool, so Obama must be the choice?  Do you just read your city (liberal) newspaper and do what they say?  Are you on some bandwagon that you’re embarrassed to get off of for some reason?  Please – it’s okay – jump now.  We’ll catch you. I get flustered, completely frustrated, trying to fathom what one could be picturing our future as with that man in power. 

You know what… if it makes you feel better, you can continue to appear like you’re supporting that schmuck, all the way up until you go behind those curtains… just click the right button.  Hell, you can even lie about that too, I don’t care.  Just click the RIGHT button.

If he can fool the American public like it appears he’s capable of, he’s gonna be able to fool our Congressmen and Senators into thinking his vile spewage is good for the country too.  And that’s what’s gonna count.  Believe you me.

I read once that someone thought he was the Anti-Christ.  Although admittedly that’s quite a stretch, I have read “Left Behind”, and I can see where they got the similarities from.  This man is a conman.  Plain and simple, no doubt about it.  I hope that people see that before they push those all-important buttons in less than a month.  But I’m petrified – really really petrified – that they won’t, and the damage that could be done to this country could take decades to undo.  Decades.

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Two wrongs DO make a right.

Posted by Sandra on September 5, 2008

I was thinking about this in the shower.  Don’t ask.

Anyways, I was raised by a non-voting politically-disinterested mother, and a Democrat father.

Mom’s an atheist, Dad’s an agnostic.

I’m a Christian Republican. 

So this proves that two wrongs DO make a right (whoops – did I just go there…  Yes I did… my mom and dad are wrong.  They can’t punish me now, so I can say this.  They probably know it anyways.)


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So proud to be a Republican!

Posted by Sandra on September 5, 2008

This quote, quite frankly, gave me chills:


Sarah Palin, at the GOP on Wednesday:

And though both Senator Obama and Senator Biden have been going on lately about how they are always, quote, “fighting for you,” let us face the matter squarely.

There is only one man in this election who has ever really fought for you…


Makes me proud to be an American, even more proud to be a Republican.


Huckabee gets an honorable mention from me:

“Barack Obama’s excellent adventure to Europe took his campaign for change to hundreds of thousands of people who don’t even vote or pay taxes here.”

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Beautiful Article – Where’s NOW Now??

Posted by Sandra on September 3, 2008

There has been a lot of talk during this campaign about percentages. In his acceptance speech the other night, Barack Obama got big applause when he said that John McCain had voted with President Bush 90 percent of the time and that he didn’t want to gamble on a 10 percent chance for change.

What Obama didn’t tell you is that he has voted 95 percent of the time with liberal Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid. That would be the same Harry Reid, who along with uberliberal House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, head up a Democratic-led Congress with a sensational 9 percent job approval rating. Obama is part of that liberal Congressional leadership of which 91 percent of the American people disapprove. Obama votes with them 95 percent of the time.

I don’t know about you, but I don’t want to gamble on just a 5 percent chance on change from that.

And then there is McCain’s new running mate, the Alaskan Governor Sarah Palin. The fact that Democrats are jumping all over her (albeit haltingly because they aren’t sure exactly HOW to attack her), tells you how worried they are. She’s a tax-cutting, pro-drilling, environmentalist, gun-toting, ice-fishing, hockey-playing, pro-life mom of five, with a son about to be deployed to Iraq. She’s one incredibly relatable person. Cool, too.

The Democrats and their fellow travelers in the media have tried to attack her for being “inexperienced.” I certainly hope they continue down that path, considering the guy at the TOP of their ticket was approving dog license fees in Chicago 3 years ago.

Her response to criticism that she lacks foreign policy experience should go like this: “I intend to surround myself with the best and the brightest, the sharpest minds, and finest advisers, and I intend to listen to all — including dissenting — viewpoints.” That ought to shut ’em up. After all, it’s worked for Obama.

And I also hope they continue to criticize her mothering skills (“will she be able to raise a Down syndrome baby AND be vice president?”), her hair, her fashion choices (loved the ginormous flag pin she wore at her VP debut — take THAT, Barack!), and her ability to lead (the silence from the feminist groups is deafening — Where’s NOW now?!). If they continue down this road, they will only further irritate those disaffected women still irritated Hillary isn’t on the other ticket.

Speaking of Hillary, watch her closely over the next few weeks. She will say and do all of the right things in support of Obama, of course, but she also won’t be able to hold her tongue if sexist criticisms of Palin grow louder. She will point out the sexism as something she suffered herself, and thereby forge something of a sisterhood bond with Palin — and with a lot of other women across the country. It’ll be Hillary’s way of helping the McCain-Palin ticket — and her own cause.

A final thought on the Palin choice: for any undecided, moderate, or Independent voter who felt the pull of Obama because of the historic nature of his ascent, you now have another place to go. Palin’s placement on the Republican ticket allows you to vote for another historic run. It allows you to vote for McCain without feeling guilty about dissing “a first.” Now you don’t have to choose between “tastes great, less filling;” You can have both with McCain-Palin. 

In a campaign of dueling percentages, Sarah Palin has one that Obama, Pelosi, Reid, even President Bush would walk over their grandmothers for: as governor, her job approval stands at 80 percent. Even apple pie doesn’t have 80 percent approval.

She is McCain’s secret weapon: solidly conservative, living family values, attractive, warm, and — what do you know? — NORMAL.

She’s also stealth: underestimated, under the radar, dismissed. And therein lies her power.

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