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gringoman

Monica is right about the professional do-gooders and how they and their ACORN thugs strong-armed the banks into making dumb loans to the "needy." The banks, desperate to cover their Marx-driven losses, then became banksters, resorting to insanely complicated derivative schemes. The rest is the history of fiscal debacle.

Of course, the Republicans are barely able to articulate the plain facts. Monica's hero Dick Cheney berates Rick Perry just for saying "Ponzi Scheme," a term used by the knowing for years. Imagine any Republican calling out the Democrats' and their Subprime Mortgages by their real name: the Mothers of Affirmative Action Home Owners.

ps Sure, not all the beneficiaries of this "caring" socialist do-goodiness were "minorities." The racket could be used by anybody to roll-over mortgages and make a killing before the bubble burst. Just another instance of Affirmative Action's unintended consequences (Hello, Andrew "Subprime" Cuomo), ---with no Republican able or willing to pinpoint it.

DJ

Liberal Republicans -- such as Dubya to name just one -- are just as culpable as the Dems regarding the CRA debacle. There may be slight differences in motivations between the "two parties" but the Goopers are just as guilty nevertheless.

DJ

SHOCK POLL: PALIN PULLS WITHIN 5 POINTS OF OBAMA
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gringoman

SHOCK POLL: PALIN PULLS WITHIN 5 POINTS OF OBAMA
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Posted by: DJ | September 21, 2011 at 09:46 AM

DJ,

FYI. A header like that is meaningless without a link. We at least need to know whose poll it is. There is a difference between one by Gallup and one by Mothers For Life in cajun country.

LongRifle

Monica is wrong about the root cause...

40 million potential taxpayers and wage earners have been aborted since Roe.

DJ

SHOCK POLL: PALIN PULLS WITHIN 5 POINTS OF OBAMA

UPON LEARNING THIS, RICK PERRY'S REACTION WAS LIKE A VICIOUS HYSTERICAL HOUSEWIFE

gringoman

The people's Ponzi scheme
By Spengler

"What happened to Obama?," asks a psychology professor in an August 6 op-ed in the New York Times. Our brains, he avers, require stories to make sense of things, and in 2009, "Americans needed their president to tell them a story that made sense of what they had just been through, what caused it, and how it was going to end."

The story the country awaited from Barack Obama, according to Professor Drew Westen, went like this: "This was a disaster, but it was not a natural disaster. It was made by Wall Street gamblers who speculated with your lives and futures. It was made by conservative extremists who told us that if we just eliminated regulations and rewarded greed and recklessness, it would all work out."

The trouble is that "Wall Street gamblers" didn't do the speculating. The American public did. This was a Ponzi scheme by the people, of the people and for the people, the most democratic crony-capitalist scam in the history of humankind. Households made more money than the bankers during every year of the bubble, and ended up better off than they were before the bubble, while the bankers got wiped.

http://www.atimes.com/atimes/Global_Economy/MH16Dj01.html

DJ

More from the most corrupt Administration in US history.

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LightSquared: Obama's Dangerous Broadband Boondoggle
By Michelle Malkin on September 20, 2011

If you thought the half-billion-dollar, stimulus-funded Solyndra solar company bust was a taxpayer nightmare, just wait. If you thought the botched Fast and Furious border gun-smuggling surveillance operation was a national security nightmare, hold on. Right on the heels of those two blood-boilers comes yet another alleged pay-for-play racket from the most ethical administration ever.

Welcome to LightSquared. It's a toxic mix of venture socialism (to borrow GOP Sen. Jim DeMint's apt phrase), campaign finance influence-peddling and perilous corner-cutting all rolled into one.

Read more>>

http://www.vdare.com/articles/lightsquared-obamas-dangerous-broadband-boondoggle

gringoman

SHOCK POLL: PALIN PULLS WITHIN 5 POINTS OF OBAMA

UPON LEARNING THIS, RICK PERRY'S REACTION WAS LIKE A VICIOUS HYSTERICAL HOUSEWIFE

Posted by: DJ | September 21, 2011 at 10:18 AM

In that case, what must the hysterometer reading be for Romney and especially Bachmann? They both still trail Perry, according to that very same poll which DJ did not link to. In fact, Bachmann, even after "slicing and dicing" the "weak debater" Perry, struggling to bring him down with her Revenge of the Gardasil Victims, still trails Perry by a wide margin in that very same poll. Hmmmmmmmmm......(Maybe in next debate Michelle will need to pull out a giant needle and point it at Perry and yell, "HOW WOULD YOU LIKE IT? Maybe that will help her to narrow the gap with Perry?"

//////Gov. Rick Perry of Texas continues to lead the field of announced candidates for the Republican presidential nomination, supported by 30 percent of Republicans and Republican-leaning independents. He was followed by former Gov. Mitt Romney of Massachusetts with 22 percent and Rep. Michelle Bachmann of Minnesota with 12 percent.

Others trailed in single digits: Rep. Ron Paul of Texas had 7 percent; former House Speaker Newt Gingrich had 6 percent; business executive Herman Cain had 5 percent, former Sen. Rick Santorum of Pennsylvania had 2 percent, and former Gov. Jon Huntsman of Utah had 1 percent.

Read more: http://www.miamiherald.com/2011/09/20/v-fullstory/2417008/poll-finds-obama-losing-ground.html#ixzz1Yb6Y4y1T

LongRifle

Americans have never been so fragmented, hyphenated, and "diversified" in their history. Blaming one person or group or another, we lack the desire and will to work together.
If we cannot change; we are done.

RafeMasters_76

Longrifle, I agree wholeheartedly. I would say it more harshly. "Cut the crap and let's get our sh!t together".

DJ

Daily Caller Notes "Immigration Hawks" Dislike Perry (But Ignores Bachmann)
By Patrick Cleburne on September 21, 2011

On Tuesday The Daily Caller produced Immigration hawks: Hit Perry on his record By Caroline May, September 20, 2011

"Immigration has taken a back seat to the economy and jobs this primary season, much to the chagrin of immigration hawks who are concerned that current Republican front-runner Rick Perry is escaping scrutiny for his immigration record as governor of Texas"

What chagrins those with a real understanding of the matter, of course, is that immigration is central to "jobs and the economy" as Peter Brimelow pointed out last Thursday:

"Unemployment is an immigration issue, as VDARE.com has said repeatedly. Every palliative has failed, and there is literally no other answer except a crackdown on the illegal presence and a moratorium on legal immigration. Even my highly politic old friend David Frum has been mentioning this option recently, so it must now be considered acceptable in Establishment circles, even if some mysterious force keeps it out of public debate.


As I wrote in Alien Nation back in 1995 (!), there is an immigration dimension to virtually every public policy issue—certainly to "Economy in General" and "Federal budget deficit"…immigration is the Queen of American public policy issues. And none can be fully solved without addressing it."

May has a neat quote from Mark Krikorian (miss-spelled Kirkorian):

"“Perry has a certain amount of insulation on the immigration issue, [and it] isn’t just that his opponents haven’t really attacked him on it, it’s because it goes counter to his cowboy-shooting Texas swagger,” Mark Kirkorian, executive director for The Center for Immigration Studies, told The DC.


“People expect him to be really tough on immigration and they expect the elite East Coast Rockefeller Romney to be terrible on immigration,” Kirkorian continued. “The fact that it’s the opposite is a difficult thing to communicate."

Read more>>

http://www.vdare.com/posts/daily-caller-notes-immigration-hawks-dislike-perry-but-ignores-bachmann

gringoman

Malkin/dj////It's a toxic mix of venture socialism (to borrow GOP Sen. Jim DeMint's apt phrase),

'Venture socialism.' Score one for Sen Jim Demint. I like that and gringoVision looks forward to using it. The cognoscenti will appreciate this witty take-off on 'venture capital.'

DJ


Daily Caller Notes "Immigration Hawks" Dislike Perry (But Ignores Bachmann)


{snip}

Krikorian’s CIS colleague Ronald Mortensen has discussed the true Perry/Romney immigration contrast very well, as I noted in C.I.S. BEGS Romney: Sink The Immigration Sword Into Rick Perry!

A useful piece, although May does misrepresent the NumbersUSA situation:

"...Numbers USA, a limited immigration group, gave Perry a D- for his record (in fairness the rest of the GOP field hovers in the “D” and “C” range)"

They don’t.

Michelle Bachmann is far and away the best on the Numbers USA ranking, with a B- ranking, e.g. 3 grades above the next highest, Romney and Cain at C- and 6 grades above Perry. (Her Congressional career ranking is A.)

Is the Daily Caller vetoing Michelle Bachmann?

http://www.vdare.com/posts/daily-caller-notes-immigration-hawks-dislike-perry-but-ignores-bachmann

gringoman


“People expect him to be really tough on immigration and they expect the elite East Coast Rockefeller Romney to be terrible on immigration,” Kirkorian continued. “The fact that it’s the opposite is a difficult thing to communicate."

Read more>>

http://www.vdare.com/posts/daily-caller-notes-immigration-hawks-dislike-perry-but-ignores-bachmann

Posted by: DJ | September 21, 2011 at 10:42 AM

Curious. Where has Romney been so much better on immigration than a Governor who has been in the border trenches of Mexico all his life and points out the irrefutable fact that the Feds are shirking their Constitutional obligation to enforce the law at the border? How does the tuition for some Mexicans (and how many, exactly?) negate the fact that no border State can do much without DC manning up? How can you blame any State for not doing what only DC can do? You mean that Romney, who has never been in the trenches, can mouth bromides, like he did to the Corn Industry in Iowa when he pandered for the crazy Ethanol subsidy? Is this what is meant by Romney being "better" on the border? He knows what to tell the naive?

DJ

'Venture socialism.'

Yes, Gringoman, that's a very good one. Finally a meme introduced into our culture by that is actually based on reality. Unlike "The soft bigotry of low expectations" nonsense introduced by Dubya. I wonder what deluded liberal wrote that for him, Maya Angelou or Jack Kemp perhaps?

gringoman

J BOOBUS PROGTROLL 'Venture socialism'? What youse mean? Youse mean subprime mortage? Youse mean Solyndra half-billion dollars disappear down da Obama hole? Youse mean Wiregate, inteferin' with US military GPS communication? That what youse mean by 'Venture Socialism?' Give Govmint Motors ten billion to make a electric car for $40,000 each that the hoi polloi gonna buy? 'Venture Socialism'? Hey, we just tryin' to help da needy and da poor and keep they babies from coal fumes, put 'em in electric cars, and dat windmill stuff. See? No, youse don't see. That's because we progs care and youse conservatives don't care. That's 'Venture Socialism' what that you don't care about, 'cause you ain't got no compassion like what we do got. Got it now, youse'all? Yuck yuck. Yuck Yuck.

RafeMasters_76

I would agree with you, Gringo. I don't like what I'm seeing from Obama on this whole Solyndra thing.

Determining the lesser of two evils is becoming very difficult these days. Who do we support then?

borderbriar

Come on, Monica. You shame yourself parroting the party propaganda line. If they haven't been all suppressed, charts from the Mortgage Bankers Association show subprime loans tracked parallel to prime, just a few points higher foreclosure, till about 2006. The mortgage industry didn't recruit used door to door salesmen to hustle whatever loans they could make up to get poor people into homes. Television programs like Flip That House weren't about getting poor people into homes. Rush Limbaugh can provide no proof he transported thousands of black guys from the ghetto to flip those million dollar condos in Las Vegas and Miami.

Some people made some bad choices knowingly or by being deceived to borrow the theoretical equity from their homes to pay off credit card debts they should never have piled up. There once were laws against that because people in the past had been bilked out of their homes by that means. Credit card companies after enticing people to accumulate debt far beyond their means to repay by giving them one credit card after another got legislatures to repeal those laws.

It is an interesting question to what extent is it proper for government to pass laws to restrict individual choices so people are not harmed by their own ignorance. While my knee jerk reaction is never so long as they don't harm others, allowing stupid choices can obviously mess up an economy.

Jay

Looks like BOTH parties can't help itself. With the GOP, Bush cut taxes and borrowed from China. Result, the huge debt we have now. Reagan also cut taxes, borrowed heavily from social Security, almost wiped it out. Moral of story. BOTH parties have HUGE faults.

Funny thing though. If, the act was started unnder Carter, and Reinvigorated under Clinton. Why did it took under Bush to show it's evil head?
Clinton had a surplus, Bush did not!

Jay

From Rafe's wall street Journal article:
"We have serious concerns that further intervention by the Federal Reserve could exacerbate current problems or further harm the U.S. economy. Such steps may erode the already weakened U.S. dollar or promote more borrowing by overleveraged consumers. To date, we have seen no evidence that further monetary stimulus will create jobs or provide a sustainable path towards economic recovery."

Signed by McConnel, Boehner and Cantor.

Funny thing is, cantor at least was involved in the last ,"Cash and Trash" of the last stimulus. He trashed it, but took credit for the jobs it created in his state!

What 65 Conservative politicians did concerning the last stimulus. Will the GOP do the same this time?

Berate it, then GLADLY take the money and take credit for the jobs it created?

Jay

SHOCK POLL: PALIN PULLS WITHIN 5 POINTS OF OBAMA
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Posted by: DJ | September 21, 2011 at 09:46 AM


Question is. If she does run and wins. Will she quit mid term? Alot of Alaskans don't like her for just that reason.

Alfred E. Nueman

BOOBUS PROGTROLL 'Venture socialism'? What youse mean? Youse mean subprime mortage? Youse mean Solyndra half-billion dollars disappear down da Obama hole? Youse mean Wiregate, inteferin' with US military GPS communication? That what youse mean by 'Venture Socialism?' Give Govmint Motors ten billion to make a electric car for $40,000 each that the hoi polloi gonna buy? 'Venture Socialism'? Hey, we just tryin' to help da needy and da poor and keep they babies from coal fumes, put 'em in electric cars, and dat windmill stuff. See? No, youse don't see. That's because we progs care and youse conservatives don't care. That's 'Venture Socialism' what that you don't care about, 'cause you ain't got no compassion like what we do got. Got it now, youse'all? Yuck yuck. Yuck Yuck.

Posted by: gringoman | September 21, 2011 at 11:16 AM

BURP! BELCH! Gringoman, you're the GAS!

Jay

Come on, Monica. You shame yourself parroting the party propaganda line. If they haven't been all suppressed, charts from the Mortgage Bankers Association show subprime loans tracked parallel to prime, just a few points higher foreclosure, till about 2006. --- BorderBriar

But, if Monica didn't act like the good GOP modern day Goebbels. She wouldn't be a good Republican propaganda gal!

Jay

It's free to swipe your EBT:

http://moonbattery.com/?p=2486

Is GAY swiping her EBT?

.

Posted by: Ummahgummah | September 21, 2011 at 05:32 AM

Since the Uglymuslimguy brought it up. IS HE?

Jay

Since the Uglymuslimguy brought it up. IS HE?

Posted by: Jay | September 21, 2011 at 12:35 PM


HE?

Maybe I assumed too much!

gringoman

GOVERNMENT UNION JOBS



"Work eight hours and sleep eight hours and make sure that they are not the same hours"

~T. Boone Pickens

Jay

Since the memo irregulars speak so much about Savage. Thought I'd find out more about him. Turns out, his real name is Michael WEINER!

"During this time Weiner also worked for famous psychedelic drug advocate Timothy Leary as keeper of the stone gatehouse on Leary's Millbrook estate. Leary hired him to the post because Weiner did not use LSD himself"

Weiner jokes, anyone?

Jay

"Work eight hours and sleep eight hours and make sure that they are not the same hours"

~T. Boone Pickens


Posted by: gringoman | September 21, 2011 at 12:54 PM


Could also apply to private sector jobs.

Jay

CON SERV VATIVE
LI BERT ARIAN

Con-Convict
Serv-Slave
Li-Liars
Whose doing the lying? ARIANS!
Whose their new leader? Bert of the Bert and Ernis show! For the evil things he's teaching our children!

Thanks to Jon Stewart for showing us the mindset of Gleen Beck. Since so much on the right follows him to the max!

thebuckstopshere

"live by the race card...........implode by the race card".............

http://weaselzippers.us/2011/09/21/video-rick-perrys-blistering-attack-ad-against-obama-president-zero/#comments

GIVE US US JOBS 2012

gringoman

Video: Rick Perry’s Blistering Attack Ad Against Obama — President Zero… (h/t Buck)

http://weaselzippers.us/2011/09/21/video-rick-perrys-blistering-attack-ad-against-obama-president-zero/#comments

gringoNOTE: Uh-oh. Right-to-Work Texas Badazz vs Community Organizer Union Thug. Who gonna win that one?

RafeMasters_76

Not bad...If only he left GOD and his religion out of politics and stopped associating himself with nutjob christian evangelicals.

thebuckstopshere

more false fish mongering by Bachmann.........

http://pajamasmedia.com/tatler/2011/09/21/bachmann-super-pac-runs-false-ad-attacking-rick-perrys-wife/

GIVE US US JOBS 2012

RafeMasters_76

GIVE US A PRESIDENT THAT SUPPORTS SEPARATION OF CHURCH AND STATE 2012.

xbjllb

YOU PEOPLE HAVE A LOT TO ANSWER FOR.

http://www.alternet.org/newsandviews/article/668680/welcome_to_boston%2C_mr._rumsfeld._you_are_under_arrest.

Prepare your defense. And much luck to you too.

Nuremberg will have been a cakewalk in comparison.

May God have mercy on your Goddamned souls.

gringoman

Bachmann Super-PAC Runs False Ad Attacking Rick Perry’s Wife (h/t Buck)

Michele Bachmann looks increasingly desperate — sinking in the polls, money drying up, and now flailing away at the wife of one of her opponents. Check out the ad just released by a Bachmann super-PAC ironically called “Keep Conservatives United.”

http://pajamasmedia.com/tatler/2011/09/21/bachmann-super-pac-runs-false-ad-attacking-rick-perrys-wife/

Hey DJ,

Have you checked Bachmann's hysterometer lately? Now she's even jumping on Perry's wife, "Mrs Gardasil".

Is your skin crawling yet (over Bachmann)? Looked like she might go after Perry in debate tomorrow night with a giant hypodermic needle, yelling, "How do YOU like it, Governor Gardasil?"

Now she might do better tomorrow night. She might come out on stage with a second giant hypodermic: "And this one is for your fat WIFE, a so-called nurse who kept quiet while YOU were ready to turn our little children into vaccinated mutants!"

But you say she doesn't look crazy while she's peforming, so maybe she can pull this off and close the gap with Perry?

LongRifle

Question is. If she does run and wins. Will she quit mid term? Alot of Alaskans don't like her for just that reason.

Posted by: Jay | September 21, 2011 at 12:20 PM

A lot of Alaskans eat seal blubber and drink themselves to death...so what?

LongRifle

GIVE US A PRESIDENT THAT SUPPORTS SEPARATION OF CHURCH AND STATE 2012.

Posted by: RafeMasters_76 | September 21, 2011

...Yet another anti-God, anti-Christian Liberal posing as a moderate.
Show us in the Constitution where is says:
"Separation of Church and State."

DJ

Bachmann Super-PAC Runs False Ad Attacking Rick Perry’s Wife (h/t Buck)

Michele Bachmann looks increasingly desperate — sinking in the polls, money drying up, and now flailing away at the wife of one of her opponents. Check out the ad just released by a Bachmann super-PAC ironically called “Keep Conservatives United.”

http://pajamasmedia.com/tatler/2011/09/21/bachmann-super-pac-runs-false-ad-attacking-rick-perrys-wife/

Hey DJ,......

--------------------------------

LOL!

Gringoman,

Bachmann is a non-isssue simply because Bachmann isn't going to become the nominee.

However if Perry becomes the nominee, the DemonRats will use the Gardasil issue as a proverbial club to beat Perry to pieces. Unfortunately for Perry, the Gardasil issue is isn't going to go away.

Ummahgummah

Question is. If she does run and wins. Will she quit mid term? Alot of Alaskans don't like her for just that reason.

Posted by: Jay | September 21, 2011 at 12:20 PM

A lot of Alaskans eat seal blubber and drink themselves to death...so what?

POSTED BY: LONGRIFLE | SEPTEMBER 21, 2011 AT 06:04 PM

--

Poor libs.. their tank must really be running dry if THAT is their "question" regarding Sarah Palin.

.

Ummahgummah

CON SERV VATIVE
LI BERT ARIAN

Con-Convict
Serv-Slave
Li-Liars
Whose doing the lying? ARIANS!
Whose their new leader? Bert of the Bert and Ernis show! For the evil things he's teaching our children!

Thanks to Jon Stewart for showing us the mindset of Gleen Beck. Since so much on the right follows him to the max!

POSTED BY: JAY | SEPTEMBER 21, 2011 AT 01:34 PM

--

Wow, just WOW!

Gay is such a wigger he's trying his hand at dropping some knowledge 5%er style.

LOL

Only they do this silly contrived word arithmetic a whole lot better than GAY. At least they do it in style sometimes anyway, even when none of it makes any sense.

GAY, I'm telling you
And your Jesus homegirl too
Ms Badu ain't hearin' you

She just ain't that down with whitey.
Nothin' personal ya dig?

.

Jay

Question is. If she does run and wins. Will she quit mid term? Alot of Alaskans don't like her for just that reason.

Posted by: Jay | September 21, 2011 at 12:20 PM

A lot of Alaskans eat seal blubber and drink themselves to death...so what?

Posted by: LongRifle | September 21, 2011 at 06:04 PM

And, they found out that Omega 3 is good for the heart because of the low heart disease rates amomg eskimoes.

Drink themselves to death? Applies to whites, blacks, asians, hispanics and american Indians.

So, your point is groundless.

Jay

Poor libs.. their tank must really be running dry if THAT is their "question" regarding Sarah Palin.

.

Posted by: Ummahgummah | September 21, 2011 at 06:32 PM
Just one? Her husband told a lady in California that she quit because she has bills to pay. Another point is that she never was interseted in legislative affairs. She had too much fun with her blackberry.

thebuckstopshere

Perry on Immigration.........

http://www.ontheissues.org/2012/Rick_Perry_Immigration.htm

GIVE US US JOBS 2012

Jay


...Yet another anti-God, anti-Christian Liberal posing as a moderate.
Show us in the Constitution where is says:
"Separation of Church and State."

Posted by: LongRifle | September 21, 2011 at 06:06 PM
Funny from ALL the remarkss I've seen on the memo from those who say they are religous on one hand. Then, post remarks that are as much anti bible as you can get!


Memo irregulars," You mean Jesus said I have to love that guy? Why? Why should I?"

Ummahgummah

And, they found out that Omega 3 is good for the heart because of the low heart disease rates amomg eskimoes.

[...]

POSTED BY: JAY | SEPTEMBER 21, 2011 AT 06:50 PM

--

Eskimoes, eh? ESKIMOES!

Wasn't GAY the one talking about Dan Quayle's potatoes?

.

Jay

Only they do this silly contrived word arithmetic a whole lot better than GAY. At least they do it in style sometimes anyway, even when none of it makes any sense.

GAY, I'm telling you
And your Jesus homegirl too
Ms Badu ain't hearin' you

She just ain't that down with whitey.
Nothin' personal ya dig?

.

Posted by: Ummahgummah | September 21, 2011 at 06:40 PM


Once again, UGLYMUSLIMGUY! Your comments are pure comical.
If, I posted the video on th memo. No one would have looked at it. Bet, no one looked at the video of Black saying than Glenn beck as Nazis Tourettes, either!

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