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   TexasRose  Some may find this article interesting (I did! ): http://www.barnhardt.biz/2014/02/17/on-john-maynard-keynes-a
nd-the-hollow-man-phenomenon/
February 17 at 23:37 EST .

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   TexasRose posted on Main Page The Lobby  This is a very good article:
http://patriotupdate.com/articles/what-goes-around-indeed-co
mes-around/


A lot of what the left is doing is trying to get us to abandon the Repub. party (I wonder why! ). The communists took over the democrats - easily, it seems. I know that there is a fight right now going on in the Repub. party. The conservatives need to win this fight. It's too easy to just give up. Yes, Bonear (Whatever ) is a wimp. Not when he fights against us. But, the fight is winnable if we don't just hand it to the left.
August 20 at 20:44 EST .

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   Safetydude  When we, my parents, older brother and I, emigrated to the US from Sweden we left because my dad saw economic and personal freedom in America that was being taken away in Sweden. My Dad was not some wide eyed visionary, he was an engineer, well educated, and our family was very well off. This was in the early fifties but my Dad had already recognized what was happening to Sweden, how it was becoming a Socialist country and he wanted no part of it. In Sweden there was no place to go, politically. It was basically a single party government; a 'democratic Monarchy' with a 'loyal opposition'.
Guess where this country is heading? A single party government divided by an aisle. One side the Democrats and on the other side the Republicans, two branches on the same tree, swaying to the prevailing wind from the electorate.
And a President who is willing to give the masses what they want...somebody will pay for it.
I'm afraid that sooner or later(hopefully sooner )Atlas will shrug but by then it may be too late and the the greatness of America will end up on the dustbin of history.
My hope is that Governor Palin will form a third party. Something that we, the grass root, conservative, Tea Party voters, can flock to. Let's get rid of Bohner, McCain, McConnel, King, Christie,et al, who are nothing but RHINOS.
Forget about Ross Perot splitting the vote, that's history. There are enough Conservatives today to to elect a true Conservative.
Governor Palin can rally the Tea Party and the commited Conservative Republicans and the 'darling' independents to her and that's why the establishment, blue blood, country club Republicans are so afraid of her. She is a true Constitutional Conservative and can tip their little red government wagon.
The same thing with the Democrats; you can always tell who they fear by how much they set out to destroy them.
If Sarah Palin was such a boob wouldn't the Democrats want her as their opponent in 2016? They should support her, instead they do everything they can to denigrate and destroy her to keep her from having a chance to be our candidate.
My nickle on the grass.
August 21 at 22:27 EST .

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   Belwhatter  I am greatly encouraged to read your thoughts - I too feel Sarah is the hope of the future - there is nothing left to throw at this good woman -she is honed to steel after what she has endured - There are some really good people who could join her and make up a fabulous administration and cabinet. Boehnor should do the decent thing and resign, but he is far too vain and corrupt, therefore he must be beaten by better leadership and honest conservative philosophy.
August 23 at 03:38 EST .

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   TexasRose posted on Main Page The Lobby  I just wanted to share this that I got in my email from Herman Cain (and esp. the last sentence ). I don't know if he wrote it. Talking about the "middle class":

If class is anything, it is a mindset. I’ve always had an upper class mindset because I knew what was in myself, and I didn’t limit myself to what it said on my paystub or on my bank statement. People who have an upper class mindset want freedom above all else, because they know what they’ve got in themselves. If folks think, in order to survive, they need free stuff instead of freedom, then survive is the most they will ever do."
August 12 at 21:51 EST .

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   TexasRose posted on Main Page The Lobby  Copied from FB: Brilliantly thought out and eloquently delivered:

Post-Mortem
Laura Hollis, Nov 08, 2012

Laura Hollis is:
Current: Associate Professional Specialist and Concurrent Associate
Professor of Law at University of Notre Dame.
Past: Director at Gigot Center for Entrepreneurial Studies, Associate
Director and Clinical Professor at University of Illinois at
Urbana-Champaign.
Education: University of Notre Dame Law School, University of Notre Dame.
Summary: She has 20+ years' experience in curriculum and other program
development and delivery.

I am already reading so many pundits and other talking heads analyzing the disaster that was this year's elections. I am adding my own ten cents. Here goes:

1. We are outnumbered. We accurately foresaw the enthusiasm, the passion, the commitment, the determination, and the turnout. Married women, men, independents, Catholics, evangelicals - they all went for Romney in percentages as high or higher than the groups which voted for McCain in 2008. It wasn't enough. What we saw in the election on Tuesday was a tipping point: we are now at a place where there are legitimately fewer Americans who desire a free republic with a free people than there are those who think the government should give them stuff. There are fewer of us who believe in the value of free exchange and free enterprise. There are fewer of us who do not wish to demonize successful people in order to justify taking from them. We are outnumbered. For the moment. It's just that simple.

2. It wasn't the candidate(s ). Some are already saying, "Romney was the wrong guy"; "He should have picked Marco Rubio to get Florida/Rob Portman to get Ohio/Chris Christie to get [someplace else]." With all due respect, these assessments are incorrect. Romney ran a strategic and well-organized campaign. Yes, he could have hit harder on Benghazi. But for those who would have loved that, there are those who would have found it distasteful. No matter what tactic you could point to that Romney could have done better, it would have been spun in a way that was detrimental to his chances. Romney would have been an excellent president, and Ryan was an inspired choice. No matter who we ran this year, they would have lost. See #1, above.

3. It's the culture, stupid. We have been trying to fight this battle every four years at the voting booth. It is long past time we admit that is not where the battle really is. We abdicated control of the culture - starting back in the 1960s. And now our largest primary social institutions - education, the media, Hollywood (entertainment ) have become really nothing more than an assembly line for cranking out reliable little Leftists. Furthermore, we have allowed the government to undermine the institutions that instill good character - marriage, the family, communities, schools, our churches. So, here we are, at least two full generations later - we are reaping what we have sown. It took nearly fifty years to get here; it will take another fifty years to get back. But it starts with the determination to reclaim education, the
January 4 at 20:15 EST .

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   Escaped commieny  I agree with her points but not with her statement that we were outnumbered, the numbers that reelected zero were the result of over 70,000 cases of fraud. ( dead, duplicates, machine malfunctions, it was everything, everywhere, he out 'ground-gamed' us. A legitimate voter roll, would have had a different outcome. True The Vote had their hands tied, ORCA was sabotaged, Voter ID denied , all of this by the unJustice Dept of the zero regime
January 4 at 21:05 EST .

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   Belwhatter  The perfidy of those who would destroy the USA is beyond bounds.
January 5 at 04:53 EST .

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   Escaped commieny  As Mr Harvey would say "The Rest of the Story"
http://townhall.com/columnists/lauraholl
is/2012/11/08/postmortem/page/full/
January 5 at 08:55 EST .

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   TexasRose posted on Main Page The Lobby  Didn't see this posted, so hopefully, I didn't just miss it. This Texas Lady gives a very good response to why there should be no gun free zones. She lived it (Luby's cafeteria shooting ). She also gives a good response to why there should be no assault weapons ban. Apparently, it had been put to good use at least once!





December 20 at 10:59 EST .

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   Ole buzzard  Her last sentence NAILS it. The Second Amendment exists to make sure we have the means to protect ourselves from our government!!
December 20 at 11:19 EST .

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   Charactercounts  Someone said to me last week, "when seconds count, the police are only minutes away."
December 27 at 21:53 EST .

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   TexasRose posted on Main Page The Lobby  Truth? Or propaganda? http://www.eutimes.net/2012/11/obama-topples-top-coup-leader
-after-washington-gunbattle/?fb_action_ids=10200100422175342
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November 13 at 14:22 EST .

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   TexasRose  This says there was a military coup involving Gen. Petraus and that's what his resignation is all about! I don't know anything about this website/news source.
November 13 at 14:23 EST .

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   Safetydude  Funny.
November 13 at 16:49 EST .

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   Jan  If Pet kept his zipper zipped there couldn't have been a coup. He got what he deserved for jeopardising our national security.

There should be no camp followers allowed on any military bases.
November 16 at 16:21 EST .

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   TexasRose posted on Main Page The Lobby  Thought ya'll'd enjoy this; Abbot and Costello discuss the unemployment numbers:
http://worth-reading-blog.blogspot.com/2012/03/whos-on-first
-of-obama-unemployment.html
March 6 at 09:52 EST .

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   ALynnMcW  AS an old economics major this made me laugh. I took a final once with an extra point essay question. Some made up scenario about if this happens then what happens next? It was a complicated question with an unsure answer which I commented on. I got credit for the answer as the professor said my guess was as good as anyone else on the matter. Economics is a funny science especially if you are a liberal.
March 6 at 17:35 EST .

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   TexasRose posted on Main Page The Lobby  Hey, all. My son will be awarded the rank of Eagle Scout, tomorrow. I thought that this poem was nice and that you all would like it:

The Oyster And The Eagle

When God made the oyster, he guaranteed him social security.
He built the oyster a house, a shell to protect him from his enemies.
When hungry, the oyster simply opens his shell, and the food rushes in.

But when God made the EAGLE, he said, "The Blue sky is the limit.
Go and build your house." So the EAGLE went and built his house upon the highest
mountain peak, where storms threatened him every day. For food, he must fly through
miles of rain and snow and wind.

The EAGLE, then...not the oyster...is the symbol of the United States Of America, and
Scouting's highest award.
March 2 at 20:03 EST .

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   Yottyhere  Oldest grandson is a Eagle Scout. We were very proud of him.

Congrats to your son!
He did a lot of hard work for a lot of years to earn that title.
Well done!!
March 2 at 20:24 EST .

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   Rollingcow  Wonderful! Give that boy a hug from Auntie Cow!
Mrs. Cow
March 2 at 20:33 EST .

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   Surfhut  Amen and hugs from Aunt Surfie.
March 2 at 20:57 EST .

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   Ole buzzard  And hugs from an Ole Buzzard, too!! WTG, young man!!
March 2 at 23:34 EST .

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   TexasRose  Thank you, LDotters. I am very proud of him, and I will express your well-wishes to him!
March 2 at 23:39 EST .

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   Hikergal  Wonderful job young man!Take this to heart the people at The Connection really are proud of you!
March 3 at 00:39 EST .

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   ZurichMike  Congratulations! Very few make it through that discipline!

ZurichMike
Eagle Scout from 1976
March 3 at 02:24 EST .

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   Nugoddess  Yea! Congratulations to your Eagle and of course, to the entire family for raising such a fine young man.
March 3 at 08:07 EST .

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   MsHope  Another great citizen in the making. Congratulations.
March 3 at 09:44 EST .

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   Tivadoc  Congratulations, truly a great honor for your family. We are right behind you with my oldest expected to become an Eagle next year. It's a long hard road for young men of that age to stay focused and complete the program.
March 3 at 10:15 EST .

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   TexasRose posted on Main Page The Lobby  Just had to share:
“So the final conclusion would surely be that whereas other civilizations have been brought down by attacks of barbarians from without, ours had the unique distinction of training its own destroyers at its own educational institutions, and then providing them with facilities for propagating their destructive ideology far and wide, all at the public expense. Thus did Western Man decide to abolish himself, creating his own boredom out of his own affluence, his own vulnerability out of his own strength, his own impotence out of his own erotomania, himself blowing the trumpet that brought the walls of his own city tumbling down, and having convinced himself that he was too numerous, labored with pill and scalpel and syringe to make himself fewer. Until at last, having educated himself into imbecility, and polluted and drugged himself into stupefaction, he keeled over--a weary, battered old brontosaurus--and became extinct.” ― Malcolm Muggeridge
December 18 at 07:55 EST .

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   Gerty  Sobering observations!
December 18 at 10:35 EST .

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   Phooey  TexasRose, you are on a roll!
December 18 at 22:17 EST .

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   Tianne  TexasRose, thank you for 'sharing' Mr. Muggeridge's solemn and serious comments. Mark Steyn made some similar observations in a recent column, "It is not necessary to be a believing Christian to be unnerved by the ease and speed with which we have cast off our inheritance and trampled it into the dust. When American municipalities are proudly displaying the execution of skeleton Santas and giant Satans on public property, it may just be a heartening exercise of the First Amendment, it may be a trivial example of the narcissism of moral frivolity. Or it could be a sign that, eventually, societies become too stupid to survive".
December 19 at 03:20 EST .

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   TexasRose posted on Main Page The Lobby  I posted a comment on the thing I wrote about my son's opinion of Ronald Reagan (that he wasn't conservative ), but it got lost. Here it is (sorry it is in the wrong place ):
Thanks, everyone (who commented ). My son is 17 and very smart (homeschooled ) and likes Ron Paul (like many his age ). I think, in Ron Paul's view, no one is conservative enough. Anyway, my son says, "Don't look at what he (Reagan ) said, but in what he did. He raised taxes 11 times." I know he had a huge majority democrat in Congress to deal with and even got his vetoes overturned 8 times, 3 of which were budget. One of his budgets was considered DOA by that Congress. And, I don't think Ron Paul liked the deficit spending to bring our military up to par. SO, maybe just life experience will help my son. He's very smart, but he needs experience to give him wisdom. Thanks again.
August 20 at 15:12 EST .

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   Escaped commieny  Yikes the sites are troublesome today, just wanted to say cap Marine has it right from yesterday's clips and comments.
August 20 at 16:52 EST .

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   BubbaEuler  Wow! When I was 17 y/o, I didn't even know that Richard Nixon wanted to be a lounge singer/pianist!

When I read about these wonderful young people who are cognizant of current events and popular political sharks, I am heartened. Thank you.
August 21 at 13:59 EST .

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