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  • dowjones1234 by dowjones1234 56 minutes ago Flag

    The Wizard of Oz .... is 70 years old.

    Today, if Dorothy were to encounter men with NO brains, NO hearts,
    and NO balls, she wouldn't be in Oz.

    She'd be in Congress!

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    Eric Garner, The Real and Rest Of The Story

    by dowjones1234 Dec 17, 2014 2:02 PM
    dowjones1234 dowjones1234 Dec 18, 2014 1:46 PM Flag

     Does anyone remember Detective Melvin Santiago? He was a Jersey City police officer who was shot to death on July 13th 2014. Santiago was white. His killer. Lawrence Campbell, was black. Does anyone recall Obama appearing before the national television and calling for justice for Officer Santiago’s family? Does anyone recall Eric Holder, Al Sharpton or Jessey Jackson rushing to Jersey City to see that justice was done?

    How about Officer Jeffery Westerfield? He was a Gary, Indiana police officer who was shot to death on July 6th, 2014. Officer Westerfield was white, his killer, Carl LeEllis Blount, Jr. was black. Where were Obama, Holder, Sharpton and Jackson?

    Officer Perry Renn was an Indianapolis, Indiana police officer who was shot to death on July 5th, 2014, the day before Officer Westerfield was killed. Officer Renn was white. His killer, Major Davis, was black. I don’t recall any mention by Obama about the untimely death of Officer Renn and I doubt that Eric Holder rushed to Indianapolis to make sure justice was served.

    Vermillion Parish Deputy Sheriff Allen Bares was gunned down by two men on June 23rd, 2014 in Louisiana. Deputy Bares was white. His two killers, Quintlan Richard and Baylon Taylor were black. Was Obama outraged? Did Eric Holder rush to Louisiana to make suer the family of Deputy Bares found justice?

    Detective Charles Dinwiddle of the Killen, Texas Police Department was murdered on May 11th, 2014 by Marvin Lewis Guy, a black male. Officer Dinwiddie was white. Do you recall seeing anything about that on the news? Certainly, the white citizens of Killeen didn’t take to the streets to loot and burn businesses. Do you recall any mention of Obama or Holder being there?

    Then, there was Officer Kevin Jordan Griffin, Georgia Police Department. He was gunned down on May 31st, 2014. Officer Jordan was black, his killer, Michael Bowman was white. This was a white man murdering a black police officer. Where was Jesse Jackson? Where was Sharpton? Was there looting and burning on the streets of Griffin, Georgia? No? In fact, we don’t recall hearing about this one in the news as well. Why? You can draw your own conclusions.

    Over the past 60 days, there have been five reported deaths of police officers by gunshots in the U.S.. Of those, four were white officers who were murdered by black men. Obama, Holder, Sharpton and Jackson complain that white officers treat black men more aggressively on the street. You can draw your own conclusion on that one as well.

    This is proof that the “Race Card” is alive and doing very well in our countries capitol among the presidents administration. Especially with Obama and Holder.
     
    After reading all of the above, there is only one conclusion that can be drawn from all of it. Compare for a moment the recent actions in Ferguson, Mo. with the killings listed above.  Why is there a difference between Ferguson and the rest of the killings outlined here?

    Now Holder plans to go after Officer Wilson and prosecute him for the killing of an unarmed robber and criminal. When did this Ferguson matter become a federal case?
     
    Why are white people considered racist in these and other cases where a white person kills a black? Why is it not considered racism when the black people kill a white person?

    I ask you, what’s wrong with this picture?

  • Reply to

    Eric Garner, The Real and Rest Of The Story

    by dowjones1234 Dec 17, 2014 2:02 PM
    dowjones1234 dowjones1234 Dec 18, 2014 12:43 PM Flag

    It's not partisan. It's just common sense and the law being carried out in a professional way as possible under the circumstances.
    The facts and truth are being distorted by liberal, progressive, partisan Democrats and under reported by the supporting liberal news media!
    I think you should read Mr. Fischer's memo again and digest the truth and facts.

  • Reply to

    Eric Garner, The Real and Rest Of The Story

    by dowjones1234 Dec 17, 2014 2:02 PM
    dowjones1234 dowjones1234 Dec 18, 2014 10:55 AM Flag

    Based on the facts of the article by Mr. Fischer, it looks pretty simple to me. Mr. Garner was a victim of himself!!!!

  • Eric Garner, The Real and Rest Of The Story:
    by Byron Fischer

    It turns out that almost everything bleated out by the race-mongers and the low-information media about the Eric Garner tragedy has turned out to be wrong.

    Eric Garner, a 43-year-old father of six, is dead. This is a tragedy, regardless of the circumstances. We rightly mourn with his wife and children. They will never see their husband and father again, and that should break everyone's heart.

    When we witness a gut-rending tragedy like this, we want to know who is responsible. Who is to blame for depriving this family of its spouse and father? As the facts emerge, it becomes increasingly clear that, as tragic as this situation is, in the end the culpability for Eric Garner's death rests with Eric Garner.

    To put it as simply, if Mr. Garner had not broken the law and then resisted arrest, he would be alive today.

    While protesters are trying to make this about race, it must be noted that the police showed up in response to complaints from black business owners. The arrest was ordered by a black officer, and the arrest itself was supervised by a black officer, a female sergeant.

    A crackdown on the sale of illegal, untaxed cigarettes - called "loosies" since they are sold in singles rather than in packs - had been ordered just days before Garner's arrest by the highest ranking black police officer in the NYPD, Philip Banks.

    So, a black officer ordered the crackdown, black business owners called for the arrest, a black officer ordered the arrest, and a black officer supervised the arrest itself. It's also worth noting that the 23-member grand jury which refused to indict the arresting officer included nine non-white members. Ask yourself how many of those facts you have heard from any member of the race-obsessed, low-information media.

    Garner had been arrested 31 times, and eight of those had been for selling loosies. His rap sheet goes back decades and includes arrests for assault and grand larceny.

    At the time of his death, Garner was out on bail after being charged with multiple offenses, including illegal sale of cigarettes, marijuana possession, false impersonation and driving without a license.

    So he certainly knew the law, knew he was in violation, and knew doing it again would likely lead to his arrest, a drill he'd been through dozens of times before.

    There were 228,000 misdemeanor arrests in New York City in 2013, the last year for which figures are available. All of them put together led to precisely zero deaths.

    Garner, all six-foot, three inches and 350 pounds of him, clearly resisted arrest, swatting away the arresting officer's hands while loudly exclaiming, "Don't touch me!" After he was taken to the ground, he growled, "This ends here!" That could be taken any number of ways, but in the heat of the moment it certainly could be read reasonably as a declaration that he was going to fight arrest until he was subdued by compelling force.

    The patrol officer who wrestled Garner to the ground, Daniel Pantaleo, did it by the book, using a takedown maneuver every
    Police officer is taught at the academy. He did not, in fact, use a chokehold, which is defined by the NYPD as "any pressure to the throat or windpipe, which may prevent or hinder breathing or reduce intake of air." Now Garner was clearly able to breathe, since that's the only way he could repeatedly say, "I can't breathe."

    The autopsy explicitly declares that there was no injury to
    Garner's windpipe or to his neck bones. This was a wrestler's headlock, not a chokehold. (As a sidenote, chokeholds, while contrary to police policy, are not in fact, illegal in the state of New York when an officer uses one to restrain a resisting subject. They are not even illegal in New York City, at the insistence
    of liberal mayor Bill DeBlasio.) Patrol officer Pantaleo was not indicted for the simple reason that he did nothing wrong.

    Garner's death likely should be attributed to the fact that he himself suffered from severe asthma, something the arresting officers had no reason to know. According to Garner's friends, his asthma was severe enough that he was forced to quit his job as horticulturist for the city. He wheezed when he talked and could not walk so much as a city block without having to stop to rest. Garner "couldn't breathe" because of his asthma, not because of a chokehold.

    In addition, he suffered from heart disease, advanced diabetes, hypertension, obesity and sleep apnea. Contrary to public perception, he did not die on site, nor did he die of asphyxiation. He suffered cardiac arrest in the ambulance and was declared dead about an hour later at the hospital.

    So it turns out that almost everything bleated out by the race-mongers and the low-information media has turned out to be wrong. As the wisest man who ever lived wrote 3,000 years ago, "The one who states his case first seems right until the other comes and examines him" (Proverbs 18:17).

    Eric Garner and Michael Brown both fought the law, and the law
    won. In the end, they have no one to blame but themselves.

    New Post columnist Bob McMcanus concluded his
    column on Eric Garner this way:

    "There are many New Yorkers - politicians, activists, trial lawyers, all the usual suspects - who will now seek to profit from a tragedy that wouldn't have happened had Eric Garner made a different decision.

    "He was a victim of himself. It's just that simple."

    _________________________________________

    P.S.
    The Michael Brown case is even more strongly in favor of the police. The protesters picked very bad examples (You can include Trevon Martin, also.) to glorify their cause, whatever the Hell it is...then again it doesn't matter at all, since facts are irrelevant to them and their racist leaders.

  • Every American should watch the below attached video and send a copy a their friends.

    At least one man has the guts to tell the truth!!

    http://www.cnsnews.com/video/national/oreilly-americas-race-problem

  • dowjones1234 by dowjones1234 Dec 6, 2014 2:37 PM Flag

    Free people are not equal. Equal people are not free.

    "A gun is like a parachute. If you need one, and don't have one, you'll probably never need one again."

    The definition of the word Conundrum is: something that is puzzling or confusing.

    Here are six Conundrums of socialism in the United States of America:

    1. America is capitalist and greedy - yet half of the population is subsidized.

    2. Half of the population is subsidized - yet they think they are victims.

    3. They think they are victims - yet their representatives run the government.

    4. Their representatives run the government - yet the poor keep getting poorer.

    5. The poor keep getting poorer - yet they have things that people in other countries only dream about.

    6. They have things that people in other countries only dream about - yet they want America to be more like those other countries.

    Think about it! And that, my friends, pretty much sums up the USA in the 21st Century.

    Makes you wonder who is doing the math.

    These three, short sentences tell you a lot about the direction of our current government and cultural environment:

    1. We are advised to NOT judge ALL Muslims by the actions of a few lunatics, but we are encouraged to judge ALL gun owners by the actions of a few lunatics.

    Funny how that works. And here's another one worth considering...

    2. Seems we constantly hear about how Social Security is going to run out of money. But we never hear about welfare or food stamps running out of money? What's interesting is the first group "worked for" their money, but the second didn't.

    Think about it.....and Last but not least:

    3. Why are we cutting benefits for our veterans, no pay raises for our military and cutting our army to a level lower than before WWII, but we are not stopping the payments or benefits to illegal aliens.

    Am I the only one missing something?

  • dowjones1234 by dowjones1234 Nov 28, 2014 2:23 PM Flag

    Buy now or in the near future…. When the weaker or "one horse" economies of the world start to feel the pinch of selling oil below cost it won't take long for another "international dust up" to take place to bring oil prices back to parity…. How about Russia, Iran, Iraq, Venezuela & Libya to name a few….. Those selling now are fools!!!

  • Reply to

    Change You Can Believe In!!

    by dowjones1234 Nov 14, 2014 9:41 AM
    dowjones1234 dowjones1234 Nov 20, 2014 12:09 PM Flag

    Sadly there are two classes within the Liberal Democratic System; The Wicked and The Weak.
    The Wicked are the Liberal Elitists that believe they are entitled to run everything. Meanwhile, The Liberal Weak believe they are entitled to food, shelter, clothing, healthcare and anything else they can get their pathetic little lazy hands on. The Weak are constantly being fed by the Liberal Elitists, Unions; City, State and Federal and the Liberal news media.
    Also, the Liberal Main Stream Media has had and do have their fingers on the “voter scales” and recently have had more influence on the outcome of elections than the voters themselves.
    Across the aisle you've got Conservatives. They too are weak when it comes to putting Liberals in their place. Furthermore, Conservatives play by the rules of decency, the rules of society and they even follow the US Constitution. Liberals don't. They bend rules, shatter regulations and destroy laws that stand in their way. They are relentlessly crafty (and slimy).
    Until the Conservatives are willing to stand up and smash the liberals in the face with facts and common sense when they step out of line...Conservatives will remain weak, spineless and out of power.
    Until we reshape the media into real, honest and professional reporting and Conservatives start to stand their ground, I don’t see any major changes in the slow and steady grind of our once Great Republic into third world socialistic country led by, guess who........??

  • dowjones1234 by dowjones1234 Nov 17, 2014 2:28 PM Flag

    A Summary of The Affordable Care Act Lies: Only for those keeping track……...

    GRUBER:
    
The stupidity of the American voter
.
    The lack of transparency is a huge political advantage.
    
The subsidy exclusion of federal exchanges was a typo
    Ted Kennedy and I bilked the Federal Government (US tax payers) out of $400 million.

    OBAMA:
    
If you like your plan, you can keep your plan.
    
If you like your doctor, you can keep your doctor.

    Families will save, on average, $2,500 annually.
IRS will verify eligibility for subsidies.

    The law will apply to congress.
    
It won’t add a dime to the deficit.
    
It will create 4 million jobs - 400,000 almost immediately.
    Using the website will be as easy as buying a TV on Amazon.
    
It is not a tax.
    
I have no problem with folks saying, 'ObamaCare.' I do care.

  • dowjones1234 by dowjones1234 Nov 17, 2014 11:22 AM Flag

    I vote Democrat because I think it's better to pay billions of dollars to people who hate us rather than drill for our own oil, because it might upset some endangered beetle or gopher.
    I vote Democrat because I believe it is okay if liberal activist judges rewrite the Constitution to suit some fringe kooks, who would otherwise never get their agenda past the voters.
    
I vote Democrat because I believe that corporate America should not be allowed to make profits for themselves or their shareholders. They need to break even and give the rest to the federal government for redistribution.
    I vote Democrat because I'm not concerned about millions of babies being aborted, so long as we keep all of the murderers on death row alive.
    
I vote Democrat because I believe it's okay if my Nobel Peace Prize winning President uses drones to assassinate people, as long as we don't use torture.
    
I vote Democrat because I believe people, who can't accurately tell us if it will rain on Friday, can predict the polar ice caps will melt away in ten years if I don't start driving a Chevy Volt.
    
I vote Democrat because Freedom of Speech is not as important as preventing people from being offended.
    
I vote Democrat because I believe the oil companies' profit of 3% on a gallon of gas is obscene, but the federal government taxing that same gallon of gas at 15%isn't obscene.
    I vote Democrat because I believe a moment of silent prayer at the beginning of the school day constitutes government indoctrination and an intrusion on parental authority. But sex education, condom distribution and multiculturalism are all values-neutral.

    I vote Democrat because I agonize over threats to the natural environment from CO2, acid rain and toxic waste ..... but I am totally oblivious of the threats to our social environment from pornography, promiscuity and family dissolution.

    I vote Democrat because I believe lazy, uneducated stoners should have just as big a say in running our country as entrepreneurs who risk everything and work 70 hours per week.
    
I vote Democrat because I don't like guns ..... so no one else should be allowed to own one.
    
I vote Democrat because I see absolutely no correlation between welfare and the rise of illegitimacy.
    
I vote Democrat because I see absolutely no correlation between judicial leniency and surging crime rates.
    
I vote Democrat because I believe marriage is obsolete, except for homosexuals.
    
I vote Democrat because I think AIDS is spread by insufficient funding.
    
I vote Democrat because I think "fairness" is far more important than freedom.
    
I vote Democrat because I think an "equal outcome" is far more important than equal opportunity.
    
And lastly, I vote Democrat because I'm convinced that government programs are the solution to the human condition, NOT freedom....

  • Reply to

    He Got What He Deserved!

    by dowjones1234 Nov 5, 2014 9:10 AM
    dowjones1234 dowjones1234 Nov 17, 2014 11:14 AM Flag

    Obama and the Democrats lost because of their deception (say one thing and do another), corruption, blame deflection and truth shading on a multitude of occasions, Obamacare outright lies, IRS intimidation and cover up, Benghazi cover up, race baiting at every turn, Solyndra, Cash for Clunkers, Shovel Ready Jobs, economic crushing EPA regulations, gun running for Mexican drug cartels, zero respect for American borders, climate hoax support, unconstitutional decrees, too many inexperienced czars, mooooocher vacation extravaganzas, economic divisiveness, unemployment, bowing to America's self-declared enemies, insulting our long-term allies, unmitigated incompetence at most levels of the administration and because of Democratic leaders and supporters like Harry Reid, Nancy Pelosi, Eric Holder, Valery Jarette, Al Sharpton, Jesse Jackson, Barbra Boxer, Chuck Schumer, and the blind support from the liberal progressive news media, etc. etc.

  • Reply to

    He Got What He Deserved!

    by dowjones1234 Nov 5, 2014 9:10 AM
    dowjones1234 dowjones1234 Nov 15, 2014 6:22 PM Flag

    Good job tiglet21.

    If anyone should be held responsible for the housing default debacle besides "Slick Willie" it should be Barney Frank, Chris Dodd, Franklin Raynes (those three should be spending time in a Federal Penitentiary for what they did) as well as others from the liberal and progressive left. If those liberal democrats who respond to our "factual posts" would do a little research and due diligence they would become more informed voters in the next election, 2016!

  • Reply to

    Change You Can Believe In!!

    by dowjones1234 Nov 14, 2014 9:41 AM
    dowjones1234 dowjones1234 Nov 15, 2014 6:04 PM Flag

    Obama and the Democrats lost because of their deception (say one thing and do another), corruption, blame deflection and truth shading on a multitude of occasions, Obamacare outright lies, IRS intimidation and cover up, Benghazi cover up, race baiting at every turn, Solyndra, Cash for Clunkers, Shovel Ready Jobs, economic crushing EPA regulations, gun running for Mexican drug cartels, zero respect for American borders, climate hoax support, unconstitutional decrees, too many inexperienced czars, mooooocher vacation extravaganzas, economic divisiveness, unemployment, bowing to America's self-declared enemies, insulting our long-term allies, unmitigated incompetence at most levels of the administration and because of Democratic leaders and supporters like Harry Reid, Nancy Pelosi, Eric Holder, Valery Jarette, Al Sharpton, Jesse Jackson, Barbra Boxer, Chuck Schumer, and the blind support from the liberal progressive news media, etc. etc.

  • Reply to

    He Got What He Deserved!

    by dowjones1234 Nov 5, 2014 9:10 AM
    dowjones1234 dowjones1234 Nov 15, 2014 6:00 PM Flag

    The danger to America is not only Barack Obama, but a citizenry capable of entrusting an inexperienced man like him with the Presidency of the United States. It will be far easier to limit and undo the follies of an Obama Presidency than to restore the necessary common sense and good judgment to a depraved electorate willing to have such a man for their President. The problem is much deeper and far more serious than Mr. Obama, who is a mere symptom of what ails America. Blaming the Prince Of Fools should not blind anyone to the vast confederacy of fools that made him their Prince. Our great Republic can survive a Barack Obama. It is less likely to survive a multitude of fools such as those who made him their President.

  • dowjones1234 by dowjones1234 Nov 14, 2014 9:41 AM Flag

    There's an old sea story about a ship's Captain who inspected his sailors, and afterward told the first mate that his men smelled bad... 
     The Captain suggested perhaps it would help if the sailors would change underwear occasionally. The first mate responded, "Aye, aye sir, I'll see to it immediately!"
    The first mate went straight to the sailors’ berth deck and announced, "The Captain thinks you guys smell bad and wants you to change your underwear." He continued, "Reid, you change with Schumer, Obama, you change with Holder, Valerie, you change with Hillary, Pelosi, you change with Boxer and Gurber, you change with Rangle."
     
     THE MORAL OF THE STORY:

    Someone may come along and promise "Change" but don't count on things smelling any better.

    Obama, “Change You Can Count On.” He so loved the poor he created millions more.... And, they voted for him... Twice!

  • dowjones1234 by dowjones1234 Nov 6, 2014 10:42 AM Flag

    Obama and the Democrats lost because of their deception (say one thing and do another), corruption, Obamacare lies, IRS intimidation, Benghazi cover up, race baiting at every turn, Solyndra, Cash for Clunkers, Shovel Ready Jobs, economic crushing EPA regulations, gun running for Mexican drug cartels, zero respect for American borders, climate hoax support, unconstitutional decrees, too many inexperienced czars, mooooocher vacation extravaganzas, economic divisiveness, unemployment, bowing to America's self-declared enemies, insulting our long-term allies, unmitigated incompetence at most levels of the administration and because of Democratic leaders and supporters like Harry Reid, Nancy Pelosi, Eric Holder, Valery Jarette, Al Sharpton, Jesse Jackson, Barbra Boxer, etc. etc.

  • dowjones1234 by dowjones1234 Nov 5, 2014 11:39 AM Flag

    Food for thought!
    https://www.youtube.com/embed/aYu_bHu6sUc?feature=player_embedded

  • dowjones1234 by dowjones1234 Nov 5, 2014 9:10 AM Flag

    Now, just GO AWAY. Obama is a plague upon this nation. Deception, corruption, Obamacare lies, IRS intimidation, Benghazi, race baiting, Solyndra, gun running for Mexican drug cartels, Zero respect for American borders, climate hoax, race baiting, unconstitutional decrees, Mooooocher vacation extravaganzas, economic divisiveness, unemployment, bowing to America's self-declared enemies, insulting our long-term allies, and Absolute, Pure, Unmitigated INCOMPETENCE. Obama is a FAILURE.

  • Bingo!!! You gotta see this one...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BUSRZo1BE5o

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