The Long Version

Retired broadcast journalist. Blogging helps scratch the itch. Recovering exRepublican – Sober and still Conservative.

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Remember When: MoveOn.org’s Faulty Memories

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Media Matters Romney Smear

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No Obama didn’t do those things, yuk yuk yuk… But here’s what I do remember Obama doing.

I remember when President Obama presided over a downgrade to the credit-rating of the United States twice, violated the War Powers Act, was held in contempt of court for illegally obstructing oil drilling in the Gulf of Mexico, required all Americans to purchase a product from a third-party, and abrogated bankruptcy law to turn over control of companies to his union supporters.

I remember when he by-passed Congress and implemented the Dream Act through executive fiat, sealed records from the largest US trial on terrorist funding organizations, known as the Holy Land Foundation Trial, to prevent a foreign policy disaster for his administration, actively tried to bankrupt an American industry (coal), and fired an inspector general of Ameri-Corps for catching one of his friends in a corruption case.

I remember when President Obama filed lawsuits against the states he swore an oath to protect (AZ, WI, OH, IN) when they tried to protect themselves, and told the military men and women that they should pay for their own private insurance because they “volunteered to go to war and knew the consequences”, and I remember when his Auto Bailout forced hundreds of independent car dealerships around the nation to close, costing this country about a hundred thousand jobs.

Those are the things I remember about this President that actually have an impact on the people of this country.

Romney’s dog, his tax returns, and his foreign accounts, have NO personal effect on me or any other American whatsoever.  ZERO. NADA.

MoveOn.org, it’s time to move out!

Who Needs a Birth Certificate?

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Illinois Senator Dick Durbin seems to have a small problem understanding the most basic requirements for becoming President of the United States. Mr. Durbin completely overlooks the part about candidates needing to be BORN IN THE USA!

Yes Senator they can become our doctors, our teachers, our nurses, our engineers, our scientists, and our soldiers, but they cannot become our Presidents…not until your party abolishes the US Constitution anyway….