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There are more of us than there are of them.
I hope this turns out to be a rumor or someone’s idea of a very poor joke, but….(Thank you, Lennie. I hadn’t made my rounds this weekend to find the Fox news article. I’m personally thankful the Chinese account was inaccurate…but still am not comfortable with the flying of their flag anywhere on our sovereign ground. I don’t consider the Chinese government our ally and can’t justify flying their flag in our nation’s capitol city. Thank you for the link.) The White House Debunks Reports It Will Fly China’s Flag On South Lawn Notice the Chinese source is sticking to their original story. They will likely have a hay day with this event.
One of the last things I saw before going to bed last night was this headline from the China Daily…
The national flag of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) will be hoisted at the South Lawn of the White House in Washington on September 20, media reported Sunday.
What is our president thinking? Or…who is doing his thinking?
What has our nation become?
Better yet…what is our nation becoming?
Does anyone else have a major problem with the flying of the Chinese flag on OUR White House lawn?
Is this the “change” 51% of our nation anticipated as they voted in November? O, how I hope not!
My brother gifted me a new flag…It’s not a PRC flag!!! It’s the Gadsden flag, the Don’t Tread on Me rattlesnake symbol of American independence and freedom. As soon as I get a flag pole I will display it proudly. In the meantime, it’s large enough to use as a shawl. LOL.
Until next time…oxo
“…and having done all, to stand. Stand therefore… ”
This book is an amazing wealth of mind-boggling information impeccably backed up by facts and sources. It reveals just exactly who is behind the scene pulling the puppet strings we call government. I’ve read it with hanging jaw and bulging eyes…I don’t consider myself naive, but never did I imagine the corruption runs so deep. I can’t recommend this book more highly…but it’s not for the faint of heart or those prone to burying their heads in the sand like an ostrich. I challenge any uninformed “liberal” to read Culture Of Corruption for an eye-opening reality check. You might be surprised who you blindly support.
Michelle Malkin’s writing style is superb and makes for an excellent read…her biting wit, sharp as a two-edged sword, supplies comic relief in what would otherwise be too much reality to sanely process. Michelle’s analysis of the Obama/Chicago political machine leaves no more to the imagination than do sun worshipers on a nudist beach. Culture of Corruption truly is a must-read bestseller.
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Integrity rings like fine glass. True, clear and reassuring. ~ Pam Brown ~
Bush Mocked As He Arrives on Inauguration Dais
@ 11:52 am by Hill Staff
The crowd packed on the west side of the Capitol grounds serenaded President Bush in mocking fashion when he took to the inaugural stage alongside Vice President Dick Cheney.
“Nah nah nah nah, hey hey, good-bye,” a section of the crowd chanted.
How ironic this crowd was situated on the left side of the Capitol grounds. I guess they couldn’t resist showing their true colors on this history making day. The Bush’s showed great grace and dignity throughout the day’s events. Too bad the same can’t be said for some of the crowd.
Even though I did not vote for Mr. Obama for president, I vow to show him the respect the office he has been elected to fill is due. Though many Americans did not afford President Bush the same courtesy, I believe showing a little class in our treatment of our President won’t hurt any of us regardless to how we feel about him personally. That would surely be a step toward positive change during this administration.
Egg count to date…one month and one day since our first egg blessing, we are 335 eggs strong. :)
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Seeing ourselves as others see us will not do us much good, for we will not believe what we see. ~ unknown ~
said the white woman. This seems a wee bit all-inclusive, as if no white embraces what is right…or is it just me?
Benediction at Obama ‘s inauguration, Rev. Joseph Lowery: ‘Lord, in the memory of all the saints who from their labors rest, and in the joy of a new beginning, we ask you to help us work for that day when black will not be asked to get in back, when brown can stick around… when the red man can get ahead, man; and when white will embrace what is right. That all those who do justice and love mercy say Amen. Say Amen’…
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The Lord is pleased with the little you have if it’s the best you have. ~ unknown ~
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Curiosity is the thirst of the soul. ~ Samuel Johnson ~
Last night along with millions of Americans I watched the presidential debate between Senators John McCain and Barak Obama. Straightway after the conclusion of the very eventless debate I went to bed. Before turning out the light and drifting off to slumberland, I read for a while, because the debate left me with the disturbing feeling that neither of the debate participants are leveling with us…neither is telling the truth…neither man can be trusted with the future of our United States. I hoped reading a portion of the book I’ve been plodding through for the past couple months would change the thoughts dancing around in my head. Fresh thoughts would surely introduce sweeter sleep. I couldn’t have been more wrong.
My sleep was interrupted with dreams more disturbing and life-like than evoked by the flat-line debate I watched before going to bed. Repeatedly I woke up with visions of Obama’s smirking face filling my mind. William Ayers was his companion. Had I not been too tired to drag myself from my bed, I would have gotten up to avoid further unwelcome invasion of my psychic. I woke up feeling more disturbed than I felt before going to sleep.
I’m not one to entertain unreasonable fear, but the current political and economic scene in the United States and the world is critical enough to make even the most stoic individual quake. The United States as we know it is on the verge of extinction. A “one world economic system” is one more nap away, yet most of the people I encounter remain in their bubble of oblivion and evasion of reality…what they do not acknowledge cannot be true.
I don’t profess to see the future, but I refuse to ignore the present. I’m not sure who John McCain is. The Maverick I remember used his wit and ingenuity to outfox his opposition. McCain has been disturbingly passive and has neglected to call his opponent on his shady associations throughout his career. Obama scares the stink out of me. His associates are not honorable people, and I believe “birds of a feather flock together”. He comes out of one of the most corrupt political machines in the country.
We are in deep trouble. Crooks are in the drivers seat, and they are stealing our country. It’s time to wake up, because dreams can be nightmares, and nightmares can come true.
Until next time…
Don’t mind me…I had to get this off my chest, and don’t expect you to agree with me. Afterall…last night’s nightmare was mine…not yours. Or is it?
Posted in A Brief Rant, Chasing Rabbits, tagged Add new tag, Sarah Palin; Vice Presidential Candidate; Republican Pa on September 4, 2008 | 16 Comments »
Until recently the 2008 political race for president of the United States has been a source of little more than dismay and irritation for me. As the old-timers in these parts say “I didn’t have a dog in this hunt”. Then enters Sarah Palin.
I’ve got to say it. In spite of the fact I will never understand why a woman would want to be involved in something as sticky and stinking as politics, I like Sarah. She is a breath of fresh air. She is obviously a woman who enjoys being a woman and has absolutely no envy of the physical characteristics of her male political counterparts.
To feminists (of which I am not one), I would say your candidate has arrived on the scene. She is all-woman, a high achiever, and does not have to imitate a man to show her strength. Sarah speaks her mind with grace, class, composure, and candor…and with each word, maintains femininity.
Sarah is a feminist in that she believes a woman can do whatever she sets her mind to and works toward and should not be limited to any stereotypical design for her life. Most importantly, she strikes down the old-fashioned, outdated femi-Nazi image of feminism. She proves a woman can be strong without compromising the feminine qualities and blessings associated with being a woman. She’s both gentle and compassionate. She proves a woman can be in what is generally viewed as a “man’s world” without being one, acting like one, looking like one, or hating them.
I’m impressed with Sarah Palin. She gives me hope in this election. It’s still not perfect, and thank goodness Mrs. Palin has not tried to present herself as perfect. She does not try to gloss over any of the trials and tribulations she and her very real family have encountered. She paints no make believe picture of what this country will become if we vote the McCain/Palin ticket into office, but she does make me believe there is finally a new kid in town who will represent an ordinary woman like me and have my best interest in mind.
I had to say it…and I feel better now that I have. Whether you initially or eventually agree with me or not, I hope I’ve given each of you something to think about. So much is at stake.
Until next time…
If you would reap praise, you must sow the seeds — Gentle words and useful deeds.