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April 10, 2014

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Bori

Narciso,

I have made that point several times. He has been allowed by the MSM to appear as a victim of the agencies whose policies he directs.

The ATF misbehaved, the IRS misbehaved, the HHS failed to implement his health law, the State Department, the Defense Department, the CIA and when that failed there was always Bush or Racism to blame.

He has been the most unaccountable, ignorant of the government President in my life. Nothing was his fault and on many occasions if the NYT didn't reported he would not even know what had happened.

Accountability has not been in this Administration's vocabulary, since the beginning.

daddy

brit-hume-others-floored-by-ezra-kleins-explanation-for-sebelius-resignation/

That's certainly the impression that I got from listening to the news as reported from NBC and ABC on my radio headset this evening--- that ObamaCare is a success and Sibellius is moving on.

gus

Bori, it's been set up that way. Obama is brilliant at something. But nobody knows what it is!! Obama calls CRAPTARDCARE "OBAMACARE" in his own BIG BOY VOICE, but then the MEME is....IT'S THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT, calling it Obamacare is RACIST!!! Until Magic Johnson calls it OBAMACARE in a tax paid commercial.
It's simple. They are Marxists.

Dave (in MA)

They throw shoes at Bush 43 in Iraq, but they throw 'em at Clinton 45 in the US.

daddy

Bgates may be onto something.

Ha! Touche,' Iggy.

gus

Don't forget!! Rodham told us today about her SOFTBALL skills of yore. Typical SOCIOPATH.

Jane on Ipad

Daddy,

I love the Lizzie Borden one. Now to get it to fit.... Where is Caro?

daddy

WoW! Unexpected, but understandable.

Nigerian child bride kills man she was forced to marry, 3 of his friends

KANO, Nigeria – A child bride forced into marriage in Nigeria killed a groom and three of his friends with a poisoned meal, police said Thursday.

Fourteen-year-old Wasila Umaru was married last week to 35-year-old Umaru Sani, according to assistant superintendent Musa Magaji Majia.

Over the weekend, the groom invited a dozen friends to celebrate at his Ungwar Yansoro village, about 60 miles from the northern city of Kano.

The teenager told police she bought rat poison at a village market and used it to prepare a dish of rice.

"The suspect confessed to committing the crime and said she did it because she was forced to marry a man she did not love," Majia told The Associated Press.

Have some rice fella's. It's killer!

narciso

Steyn's response, as when Ambassador Alghosaibi cheered suicide bombers in Britain, was decidedly untactful;

http://www.steynonline.com/6250/degrees-of-separation

Jack is Back!

Terrible tragedy up DrJ and Iggy way: Tour bus with HS students head on crash with FedEx truck - 5 dead, 35 injured

Captain Hate

Justina - Will She be a Death Panel Victim?

miss Marple

Good morning all!

Still a bit shaky but the effects of the IV sedation have pretty much worn off.

Took my meds at 4:30 AM so the worst of the grogginess due to them has worn off a bit.

I will be at the dentist when Obama is on to name the new Health head
To replace Sebelius.. This is probably a good thing as seeing that goy would probably cause a relapse.

miss Marple

Although he is a goy, I meant to type guy in that previous post.

Captain Hate

Levin was destroying all sacred cows in his first hour: LBJ, ManBearPig Senior, Slick's hero Fulbright, Saint Sam Ervin, Stedman whining to Resist We Much's clowncar organization and Robert McNamara.

Janet - the districts lie fallow, while the Capitol gorges itself

They throw shoes at Bush 43 in Iraq, but they throw 'em at Clinton 45 in the US.

Excellent, Dave! I can't wait for the press coverage & the sure-to-be funny SNL skit that will be made about a shoe being thrown at Hillary. It's gonna be great!
I'm sure Code Pink is making a giant paper mache Hillary puppet to throw shoes at too. Someone call Dana Milbank so he can start writing important articles about it!!!

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/12/17/AR2008121703166.html

Janet - the districts lie fallow, while the Capitol gorges itself

Bgates may be onto something.

Ha! Touche,' Iggy.

Dittos.

Jane

"Justina - Will She be a Death Panel Victim?"

OOOh a double shot. I love it!

I'm trying to get republicans to start talking about governmental control over parental control. I wonder if that is too obscure.

Porchlight

If I am a loon for wondering what made the very odd Stanley Ann Dunham tick, and why American voters have been treated to a series of falsehoods and omissions regarding the life of the man in the Oval Office, so be it.

peter

I agree porchlight. Obama's parents were both radicals, and their history is relevant to those who want to understand the current occupant of our White House.

centralcal

I love Matthew Continenti's writing. He has a really interesting column this morning:

Divorce Beltway Style

Janet - the districts lie fallow, while the Capitol gorges itself

I wonder if that is too obscure.

I try to remember that most people aren't news junkies

Maybe something simple like -
Who decides?
the parents
or
the government

*************
Will government control YOUR children next?

*******************

Medical decisions...
the government
or
YOU

maybe something along those lines?

Janet - the districts lie fallow, while the Capitol gorges itself

or
Justina now...YOUR child next.

narciso

I tried to link a piece from Bruce Bartlett, before he went Lupica, based on Caro's LBJ bio, how the latter supported the '57 Civil Rights Act, but watered it down to insignificance,

Janet - the districts lie fallow, while the Capitol gorges itself

or
Will government take YOUR child next?
Free Justina!

that would be a good one with a Mockingjay picture. Young people would "get it".

narciso

I forget the name of the Alec Baldwin movie, where he plays an arrogant adulterous doctor,
(the former wasn't acting) but one of his tag lines, fits the lead doctor at BCH

"I am God' that may be too obscure, although that's how he has struck me,

Captain Hate

Exactly Porch; the "loons", some of whom I probably wouldn't like to associate with, are filling the vacuum left by the MFM's refusal to scrutinize the sketchy life of the JEF which is chock full of implausibilities that the self-appointed cornerstones of the country ignore.

It's also not like the left doesn't have their share of lunatics who haven't impeded the quest for power.

anonamom

Jane--
Where will you be rallying? I may be able to send a son or two.

THANK YOU!!!

narciso

"I will not volunteer her as tribute'

those who are familiar with the Hunger Games will understand,

Jack is Back!

narc,

Malice

"Do I have a God complex.....". It was during interrogatories from the lawyers. Link is the video clip.

narciso

Yes, that's the one,

narciso

Zaphod's teleprompter, went all 'Bill and Ted'
'we must go forwards and backwards' or words to that effect.

Captain Hate

Rodham the shoe dodger has cancelled a subsequent appearance because of a planned Benghazi protest. I'm sensing the start of a strategy...

Patriot4Freedom

Jane - Here are a few different ideas for some slogans/messages for your sign(s):


Why is Justina being treated like a CRIMINAL ?

Why are Doctors treating Justina like a PRISONER ?

Let their daughter go !

Give Justina's life back to HER !

Quit holding Justina HOSTAGE !

Freedom for JUSTINA !

Hope there is something here that you like.
Take care at the rally - I hear the authorities in
Mass. like to threaten her supporters with jail !

narciso

'forwards, backwards and sideways' delicate rocket surgery as always.

GMax

Obama's ludicrous budget got exactly two votes in the House BTW. Since Moron is retiring that leaves the voters in AHIA with quite something to be proud of:

Reps. Jim Moran of Virginia and Marcy Kaptur of Ohio were the two Democrats who backed Mr. Obama’s plan, which calls for higher spending and higher taxes every year for the next decade — though it still never reaches balance.

Ryan's budget got a majority, despite being "radical" apparently because it tries to balance the budget! I guess that is radical, what was Obama's budget?

Jane

Anonamom,

Sturbridge - The next town's tea party has standouts every other week, usually. We've been on hiatus for the winter. It's not a rally. Just a bunch of old tea partiers holding signs. We'd love to have them but it's probably a bit of a hike. Are they in Boston?

GMax

Kaptur is so dumb I bet she was just raising her hand to ask to go to the restroom...

narciso

Can't link, but Rubio dismantled all the smoke being spouted about the Cuban twitter.
(re Babalu blog)

pagar

http://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2014/04/based-on-north-carolina-study-national-voter-fraud-numbers-may-have-reached-one-million-in-2012/

Amazingly, we have people who believe that elections without voter ID are OK. Anyone want to guess which party the majority voted for?

pagar

Voter Fraud or!

"Obama to call for fewer voting restrictions in second civil rights address in 2 days"

http://www.usnews.com/news/politics/articles/2014/04/11/obama-to-focus-civil-rights-message-on-voting

IMO, Civil Rights cannot be protected until we only allow legal American citizens to vote only where they are legally entitled to vote and to vote only once per election.

NK(withnewsoftware)

Prayers to NoCal, what a shocking disaster.

Janet - the districts lie fallow, while the Capitol gorges itself

Centralcal's 7:52 link is really interesting.

rse

GMax-I can tell you like the same sort of metaphors I do. So dumb they have to concentrate to pee is how I have described more than a few officials blindly parroting what they have been told. It is graphic but gets people to recognize the complete lack of intellectual capacity, not just a lower than desired level of ability.

Janet-remember the other day when I was troubled about all the intrusive data digital learning would be grabbing going to the unconscious belief system and then I discovered the digital ed group was a front for digital government? That search once again led me to bo's Open Data Initiative as his first gesture in office on his 1st day.

Then I discovered there is a digital government society http://dgsociety.org/dgo-2012-conference-proceedings-and-special-journal-issues pushing the ability to govern us all using the data being thrown off.

We should think about Breyer's troubling First Amendment dissent to which the ladies joined in light of this intended majority binds all and governments govern every aspect intended focus using Big Data.

pagar

For narciso's link.

http://babalublog.com/2014/04/11/sen-marco-rubio-questions-usaid-aadministrator-about-cuban-twitter/

I also recommend reading how the leftists educators are promoting our destruction.

http://babalublog.com/2014/04/11/correa-at-yale-a-most-shameful-farce/

Janet - the districts lie fallow, while the Capitol gorges itself

Marcy Kaptur

I sat next to her the last time I flew back from Texas. I didn't know who she was....& didn't find out until we were landing.
She just read the entire flight - some environmental magazine & The Blade newspaper.

NK(withnewsoftware)

Sebelius-- It's pretty obvious what's going on. Since the ExchangeCare rollout debacle, and then the polling debacle, and then the realization that the thing is a total financial mess, by december ValJar and Axelrod took over to limit political damage, and the website 'fix' and advert promotions became stricty a political operation. The only objectives were to max out MediCaid enrolement to keep SEIU happy, and claim '7million enrollments'. They did both. But now the reality comes, very few new insureds are happy, maybe 1.5-2M new insureds maybe, the other 3-4 million got kicked off their own coverage, and at best found more expensive Exchange Care replacements. Now come the rate and deuctible hikes for individual AND Employer plans plus bailout $$ for Insurers. Obummer and the Tranny will be shocked that Sebelius left the mess behind, and they'll say 'wee feeex'. Too late.

Captain Hate

The Horde is pretty upset about the Nevada Kelo situation where the feds are trampling all over the rights of the ranch owner. Imo this is the expected outcome of the red nosed predator's humongous federal land grab in the west away from the states about which the MFM trained seals clapped on command. This should have been fought by the "opposition party" expending every resource at the time to prevent exactly what's happening now from occurring. But, as usual, it wasn't the hill to die on.

rse

http://www.9news.com/story/news/education/2014/04/10/dps-undocumented-immigrants-teachers/7549533/

When I went to Coca Cola U last week to hear 5 college presidents speak on "Higher Education and the Evolving Social Contract," sponsored by the Office for Religious Life and in particular the Buddhist rep involved with the Tibet PS, the question session turned into a confrontation on the USG's decision not to allow undocumented high school grads to attend the ihe's with competitive admissions. (Most still accessible).

It plays to point above and the new museum in DT ATL civil rights is now viewed per Martha Nussbaum/ Beloved Community criteria of economic justice for all as the driver. If it takes vote fraud to get the laws and regulations on the books and disregarding existing statutes and case law, that's simply the necessary price of finally shifting to socialism.

Civil rights=human rights=Your responsibility to do for others until everyone in the world lives adequately

And the Oil for Food mentality of the venal bureaucrats will simply disappear in a kumbayah moment of Peace on Earth.

Janet - the districts lie fallow, while the Capitol gorges itself

at Instapundit - WE COULD DO WORSE, AND PROBABLY WILL: Marsha Blackburn For President?

She is really impressive. After seeing her on some video clip not long ago, I said the same thing here on JOM. Calm, smart, & well spoken.

Jeff Dobbs

pagar's link:
based-on-north-carolina-study-national-voter-fraud-numbers-may-have-reached-one-million-in-2012/

I've been following this. When the story came out about NC, I wanted to find out which 28 states participated to better understand how to estimate the potential total fraudulent votes.

Kris Kobach, the sec of state in Kansas started the crosscheck program. About the only thing online that I've found is a Kobach presentation from December.

Here's a screenshot from his presentation:

It shows Florida as participating in the program -- even though all the articles about the NC study say Florida is not. Not only that, NC is not listed as participating, and yet they're the one who released the study about the 35K fraudulent votes . . . so I'm all confuzzled.

JoJo

I just found this gem in an old NYT's article about Mickey Rourke.

His Fists Are Up and His Guard Is Down
By PAT JORDAN
Published: November 28, 2008

"Rourke stood up. He wanted a cigarette. J. P. handed him one. Rourke and I went outside. It was a cool, sunny day in New York. Rourke dragged on his cigarette on the sidewalk as people hurried past him while we talked about the coming presidential election. I asked if he was going to put an Obama sign in front of his town house. He smiled and said, “O-who?”

Rourke said he no longer likes to spout off about politics, ever since he was said to have given money to the Irish Republican Army years ago and was severely criticized for that in the media. (He denies the claim.) “I’m not educated enough to voice my opinion on politics,” he said. He did admit that he liked Sarah Palin, however, even though he said the press didn’t. “She doesn’t speak to the media,” he said. “But she speaks to us.”

Threadkiller

Justina Dreams of her Father...
...and Mother...
...and Sister...

rse

OK, computer experts at JOM, is the winding down of support for Windows XP to schools and the push to use Windows 7 for the new required assessments not a massive boon to MS?

http://www.pressofatlanticcity.com/news/breaking/end-of-windows-xp-support-spells-trouble-for-some/article_d09f7f06-bf5b-11e3-8e45-001a4bcf887a.html

Kind of interesting given all the Gates funding to force these reforms in the 1st place. Not counting shift to cloud for curriculum MS also has an interest in.

Threadkiller

Does Kobach mention a decree of some sorts?

Captain Hate

Catherine Engelbrecht:

"We filed an ethics complaint against Rep. Cummings in February. Today we’re amending that filing to include this latest revelation. As I have said in my testimony before Congress; I will not retreat, I will not surrender, I will not be intimidated. I will not ask Rep. Cummings, Lois Lerner, Barack Obama, or anyone else, for permission to exercise my constitutional rights."

I wish she was representing me more than the Repuke or donk trash in Ohio.

JoJo

The Koch brothers should file an ethics complaint against Reid.

henry

rse, that is the oldest trick in software with an added crony twist. If you can't entice customers to upgrade with exceptional value, force it via contract / "finders fees" to analysts. The interesting part is that schools use other people's money for systems, and just need an excuse to float a referendum to get more. The assessment link gives them the excuse.

As far as a boon to MS, this is closer to a bailout as the world moves beyond the PC to whatever supports a browser.

Old Lurker

Cynical as I am, I am speechless at the LUN (reported above the fold at WaPo).

Out of control.

anonamom

Jane--yes, Boston.

rse

Lots of incentive then financially for the foundation to be doing what it is doing.

rse

henry--

I am off reading what is really going on in math and it is 100% tied to modelling in virtual reality possible scenarios of the world so that the student comes to believe that the image of the model describes what the real world could come to be.

I truly love online reports with do not copy or quote on every single page located on the innertubes. Usually it is the East Europeans in blatant disregard and I bless them for it. Here, the excuse has to be to allow school and district admins to have been implementing throughout this school year.

Old Lurker

So if, since 2011, under the LUN I posted at 9:21, a child can be assessed for an alleged overpayment of some benefit to a now deceased parent decades before, why cannot a white American be assessed today for benefits unfairly enjoyed by our ancestors via slavery?

Is that where these bread crumbs lead?

centralcal

John McCain never stops disappointing (okay, that was putting it mildly).

Byron York ‏@ByronYork 25s

That's one Republican aye. RT @SenJohnMcCain: Sylvia Burwell is an excellent choice to be the next #HHS Secretary

henry

rse, I started programming in junior high when my mother got the club of rome simulation programs running at the college (she was Psychology Dept Chair). I naturally jiggered things to destroy the world in as few iterations as I could. Whatever assignments are related to the models, I suspect teens will spend more time simulating obliteration than saving the world.

MaryD

Following is from the Matthew Continetti article linked by centralcal. Word for word, it could have been written about Jeanne Shaheen's lawyer husband (bolding is mine):

"As government expands, extending its reach to every aspect of business, every sector of the economy, private citizens and corporations require sherpas to lead them through the mountains of regulations and tax provisions, to discover exemptions and special favors and other forms of relief or favoritism to improve the bottom line. And who better to act as sherpas than the relatives of the Democrats who impose the regulations and tax provisions in the first place, who better than the lively proprietors of a family business operating in the luxurious and morally uncomplicated world of the caste of limousine liberals who dominate politics, culture, news, and finance.

centralcal

My favorite paragraph from the link I posted early this morning:

If Heather Podesta has a flaw in the eyes of Washington it is that she is entirely too honest about the mechanics of lobbying. When she launched her independent company in 2007 it was with the slogan, “We know people.” Dianne Feinstein once canceled a fundraiser organized by the Podestas, the Post reported years ago, after she got wind that the invitation read as follows: “The prix fixe includes the Select Committee on Intelligence for the first course followed by your choice of Appropriations, Judiciary, or Rules Committees.”

Poor DiFi! Poor dear. She loves her corruption, but please do it with more class or she simply cannot participate, alas.

narciso

Tommy the Cork, was the pioneer in this

henry

Rumors from Chitown: the Bundy Ranch land grab may involve oil leases, the local congresscritter is a new CBC guy and this shapes up like a classic Pederast land grab. I wonder if the Kochs are competing to keep Reid's grubby paws off the oil.

rse

henry-that would be the importance of starting in preschool and preventing the Axemaker Mind from arising in the first place. The constant modelling and gaming means the virtual reality becomes the assumed reality. Math shifts from a symbolic systems that allows abstractions of physical reality to a conceptual system used to deliberately misperceive reality in politically useful ways.

"concretize and visualize mathematics" via technology in collaborative and challenging real world problems is to be a huge component of daily experience with no tracking allowed.

narciso

Ah Horsford, he's the one all verklempt at the hearing the other day, as withe the Utah land grab, follow the money.

Threadkiller

OL, I posted some info on the new thread (by accident) regardong the Farm Bill.

Threadkiller

Is that the same John McCain that the Republican's chose as their best candidate that could win the Presidency?

Threadkiller

...regarding. ..

James D.

Apologies if someone else already posted this...

http://freebeacon.com/national-security/inside-the-white-houses-secret-campaign-to-scapegoat-israel/

The Obama administration has been waging a secret media war in capitals across two continents blaming Israel for the recent collapse of peace talks with the Palestinians, according to former Israeli diplomats and Washington, D.C. insiders familiar with the peace process.

Multiple sources told the Washington Free Beacon that top Obama administration officials have worked for the past several days to manufacture a crisis over the reissuing of housing permits in a Jerusalem neighborhood widely acknowledged as Israeli territory.

Senior State Department officials based in Israel have sought to lay the groundwork for Israel to take the blame for talks collapsing by peddling a narrative to the Israeli press claiming that the Palestinians were outraged over Israeli settlements, the Free Beacon has learned.

Unsurprising, really, but still appalling beyond words.

James D.

Totally OT, by the way...

In book news, thanks to a neat new service called Babelcube, my first book is being translated into Spanish and Italian.

Of course, to my eternal shame, I cannot read a word of Italian despite the fact that three of my four grandparents were born there, so I had to find a friend who does read it to check over the first couple of pages for me.

narciso

Congrats James D,

the same sources floated the notion that they had taken the 'Poison Pollard pill' when it had not, but Tzipi was considering,

Clarice Feldman

Sign:It's Almost Passover, Let Justina Go!
********************

In figuring out the odds for the Senate, calculate in these astonishing figures on Obamacare from heritage.
http://blog.heritage.org/2014/04/11/obamacare-charts-obama-doesnt-want-see/?utm_source=heritagefoundation&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=morningbell

Clarice Feldman

JamesD, You do know your surname means Of Blessing and is the kind of surname Italian Jews often had?

James D.

Clarice, I did not know that.

I know very little about my father's side of the family, unfortunately.

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