Friday, December 28, 2012

Sitting On Their Asteroids

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It increasingly seems like it's all over but the screaming with regards to Americans' hopes of not going over the so-called fiscal cliff. But there's plenty of screaming.

After failing to pass a budget since, roughly speaking, the Lincoln administration (which is largely how we got into this current mess) Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid complained that the Republicans weren't doing their jobs...and, apparently forgetting to use Obama's "words that heal instead of wound," accused House Speaker John Boehner of being a "dictator."

Perhaps because, much like Hitler, Boehner allowed Representatives to go home for Christmas where they're "out watching movies and watching their kids play soccer and basketball and doing all kinds of things" while waiting for any Democrat to make even a marginally serious offer to address our nation's fiscal woes.

Meanwhile, the mainstream media is doing its best to put pressure on the Republicans. Only the Republicans. The NY Post, for instance, suggests that raising taxes on all Americans and implementing forced spending cuts will result in "financial Hell for every American," a new recession, and a "criminal jump in unemployment." We're not sure if rivers will also run with blood and the skies fill with locusts, but it's certainly possible if Republicans keep watching their kids play soccer and basketball instead of handing those same kids a few more trillion dollars in debt. (Note: the GOP is expected to return to Washington on Sunday, assuming there are no good football games on TV or gun shows to attend.)

With consequences so horrorific, you'd think the NY Post might take the advice of a financial expert like, oh, Barack Obama who said in 2009 that "the last thing you want to do is to raise taxes in the middle of a recession" - especially on those job creators with incomes of  $200,000 or more. Because this is the one thing that the president insists is a non-negotiable issue, despite the fact that experts predict that this, too, will cause recession and job loss - while making no impact on our deficit whatsoever.

Indeed, Barack Hussein Obama's only goal with his kamikaze fiscal cliff policy is to punish the evil rich and cripple their ability to do business. The fact that it will also create financial Hell for everyone else is simply a bonus in his pea-sized, Socialist brain.

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Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Haapy Holidaays (originally posted 12/26/10)

Can it really be that a whole year has already gone by since last Kwanzaa? And the answer is "no it hasn't" - because Kwanzaa is a week long, and so it's only been 51 weeks since the last one. Still, it just doesn't seem like most of a year could have gone by so rapidly.

It is, of course, a time of warmth and nostalgia for all of us, filled with holiday traditions and memories. Hearing Bing Crosby sing
Nguzo Saba...watching "How the Grinch Stole Odu Ifa"...or settling in with a cup of hot cocoa to watch Jimmy Stewart in the classic "It's a Wonderful Walimwengu."

We only wish that everyone could keep the spirit of Kwanzaa in their hearts "24/7, 364 days a year" (as Janet Napolitano would say). It seems like it's
always our goal...and maybe this year we'll actually be able to stick to it!

But for now,
Hope n' Change wishes one and all a very Heri za Kwanzaa. And a Hotep Ase Heri!


Monday, December 24, 2012

Christmas 2012

In the words of Barack Hussein Obama (currently vacationing in sunny Hawaii) this is the time of year for all of us to ignore our critical duties, sworn responsibilities, and oft-repeated promises and instead "cool off, drink some eggnog, have some Christmas cookies, sing some Christmas carols, and enjoy the company of loved ones."

Unless your "loved ones" are, say, your Aunt Zeituni, Uncle Onyango, or step-brother George, in which case you can order your Secret Service agents to shoot them on sight.

Still, for once we're actually going to take Barry's advice and enjoy a few days off (assuming nothing too interesting happens in the world) with family, friends, and the comfortingly familiar (Mannheim Steamroller, Mantovani, Nat King Cole, and maybe a little "Miracle on 34th Street." Add two shots of Chivas Regal and serve.)

Here's hoping that over the next few days, all of you enjoy the many precious gifts which can't be contained in a wrapped box, but are contained in the Constitution - the gift that truly keeps giving.

Hope n' Change should be back here on Friday, same as usual. Because like Santa himself, we need to start our new list of who's been naughty or nice. Until then, very warm and sincere wishes for a Merry Christmas or Happy Hanukkah!    -Stilton