Just a short report on my visit to the Lincoln Presidential Museum in Springfield, IL.
The local maps…are a joke. They have all the sights and only a few main streets, and we got lost about 40 times. Ask directions.
We kept hearing that Lincoln was a poor man: Nevertheless, he managed to own a house which by all accounts, would be considered upper middle class in 2014.
It contains the ugliest wall paper this side of the Atlantic.
Lincoln was the best dad a kid could have, the kids could play baseball in the living room.
He liked to torture himself. For instance, this was the desk in his bedroom. My only conclusion is he took off his legs to sit down.
WHY the local citizens decided to build the rest of his neighborhood is beyond all reason. Go to Main Street in Disneyland, it’s much more entertaining.
Not even George Washington has had more books written about him.
Do NOT…I repeat, DO NOT, wear any symbol of the American flag on your person or you will be followed around the city by big, burly, men packing weapons and looking mean.
The Capitol building where the representatives of Illinois come together has more marble than probably the Vatican. Of course, nobody was there, leaving the billions of dollars worth of marble, looking very lonely.
The Governor’s mansion has lots of democratic parties. (For the looters in Ferguson) let me inform you that the chandeliers alone are worth, about as much as the Mona Liza. They will also tell you that this mansion is the biggest in the nation. right. sure.
The best part of the visit was the museum itself. Disney helped and so, you could see Mary’s various dresses, and a room of political cartoons that made you sick because they made it into a fun house, and five politicians in 3D holograms yelling at you about how Lincoln was a black lover, or put it more succinctly, it was like having Al Sharpton and Harry Reid on each side of your head, yelling at you in Chinese. VERY effective to make you want to GET OUT of the museum.
We didn’t go see Spielberg’s props, as they wanted more money.
In the Library, they have given a cast of Lincoln’s hand to a few very famous people: Bill Clinton, Steven Spielberg, and The Pope. By the way….Lincoln had VERY tiny hands. Big feet, and evidently, a blond girlfriend.
At the end of the day, because it was rush hour, we finally made it to his tomb, which is HUGE! But, don’t make the mistake that it’s just a grave. You can go into it, and walk for what seems miles, into an endless underground maze of….MORE marble, and then you come upon his big marble coffin. His family is on the other side.
So, what did I learn? If our government spent even a ‘smidgen’ of the taxpayer’s money they put into building themselves monuments and Presidential libraries, and instead, spend it on the people, we would not own China one penny.
Italy is going to sink from lack of marble.
Besides all of that, I had a great day!
PS. My husband would like to add: “What was a Muslim, doing at the tomb?”
Answer: Looking for her emancipator.
Tonight, in Iraq, people are crying out. When you watch this video, and hear this woman’s plea, you can’t help but think of mass extinctions throughout history. It seems, another mass genocide is about to occur–40,000 people are trapped on Mt. Sinjar in Iraq. ISIS, will kill them. They are in siege, and starving.
I’m sure BECAUSE of this video, Obama has come out tonight and said he’d send some air support and some food. But…that’s about it. It was enough to make me ashamed. Disgusted. Obama has caused the whole Iraq implosion, and now he wants to seem like a hero?
And yet, yesterday, President Bush AND President Obama were wining and dining the fat cat ruthless dictators of Africa at the White House.
I guess its, “Let’s just move on to the minerals in Africa.”
What’s insidious about this, is that due to Obama’s utter incompetence as a leader— the gains that our men made in Iraq mean nothing to Obama. As far as many Americans can see, like Vietnam, America has pulled out, and millions will be slaughtered. Once again, our leaders have made a mockery of our country.
This woman’s tears are heartbreaking. Too bad, we don’t see the Christians video’s isn’t it? Yes, they are being slaughtered everywhere too.
But, when nobody stops evil, history repeats itself.
In AD 73, the Roman general Flavius Silva marched thousands of troops to the base of the plateau and built a siege wall around it, trapping the 967 Jewish men, women, and children at the top. The Roman forces built a ramp along the western edge of the plateau and hauled equipment to the top to batter down the walls of the fortress. As the Romans were breaching the defenses, the leader of the rebels, Elazer Ben Ya’ir, persuaded his people to burn their belongings and to kill themselves rather than let the women and children be taken as slaves. When the Romans reached the top, Josephus says, they were
“met with the multitude of the slain, but could take no pleasure in the fact, though it were done to their enemies. Nor could they do other than wonder at the courage of their resolution, and at the immovable contempt of death which so great a number of them had shown, when they went through with such an action as that was.”
The only survivors were two women and five children who had hidden themselves and so lived to describe the rebels’ last acts to the Romans.
And George and Laura, and Obama and Michelle…dine at the White House— our great leaders, while another country–that they spent trillions of our money on—and men DIED to liberate…is left in ruins.
Pass the hypocrisy.
Obama has three more items on his big plate of “change.” Gun Control, Climate Change, and Amnesty.
I thought this video could cover all three very well.
I don’t share too many personal stories on my blog, first because I think that they wouldn’t interest anyone, and second, because of the fact that now that the government is keeping every piece of information about every single person in their Brave New World NSA files, why offer any of it up?
But–yesterday I was talking to my son, and he was very upset that he found out that all the pictures on the cell phone that he dropped might be lost. He doesn’t have a computer. And that got me to thinking about those people in California…and the horrible fires, and what do you take when you only have an hour to get out of your house?
People take their pictures and their pets.
So, I was cleaning out the storage room, and found some old family photographs that I thought I would share with you…..The first three…were taken by my dad, who was a Seabee in WWII. He was stationed all over the islands of the Pacific, and as I look at this FIRST picture I remember a story he told me about sleeping…because sometimes my father when he was taking a nap, he would actually sleep with his eyes open! I kid you not. When I asked him how he learned to do such a trick he told me he got in the habit when he was sleeping on the islands, because the rats were SO big, they would eat you while you slept. Of course, being I kid, I thought he was kidding me. But he was serious. He was scared of rats. I have no idea what island this was, like most men of his generation, he never talked about the war.
Rats. Big Rats. Okay Dad, I believe you.
In that SECOND picture, looks like they were getting fired upon, doesn’t it? I’m pretty sure he took this one. They were waiting orders to go ashore.
And…sweet victory…THIRD picture–an abandoned Jap Tank.
In the FOURTH one down, that’s my grandfather George Hart, and his new wife Anna, whom I’m told is the woman I looked most like. My mother said she looked at me the day I was born and exclaimed “She has the Toelle eyes!” Anna’s father was a Prussian farmer, and the “Toelle’s” eyes were shaped…different than most. Anyway, I picked this picture because I believe that was one of the first Model T’s…anybody good at cars? The other woman was a friend of my grandmothers, who moved from Missouri to California, lived in a trailer park in Yucaipa, and died a horrible death of emphysema as I remember. But in this picture, they are all young, happy, and going for a Sunday drive. Check out the license plate.
Moving down to the FIFTH picture–we see Anna’s father, great-great grandpa Toelle. He and Anna, and her mother, had moved to the United States from Prussia, and bought a farm right on the banks of the Mississippi, about 30 miles North of the St. Louis Arch. The reason I love this picture is that is my mother on grandpa’s horse. He adored my mom, and my mom adored him right back. I believe the happiest days of her childhood were spent on grandpa’s Toelle’s farm, where she learned to work for her keep and rides on BIG BLUE, by climbing into the hen house and getting all the eggs. Grandpa Toelle, was just a farmer, but he had over 1000 people attend his funeral, and had a street named after him. My mother said he was the kindest person she ever knew.
And on to the SIX picture…that’s Grandpa’s Toelle’s favorite little girl all grown up, about 16, and she had just bought her first horse and named her Lady. Her father made her pick weeds in the yard all summer, and for every big basket of weeds, she got five dollars. She was of course mad because her father had bought her older brother (by two years) a car, and he didn’t have to do a thing for it. While it seemed cruel, at the time, later on in life, she fought the brother for control of her father’s printing company, took it out of the hands of her brother (who was running it into the ground because he was never there, and then, when she got complete control…ran it successfully.
And last picture: I have no idea who took this picture, someone in our family, but I THINK that is the Spirit of St. Louis. I do know that is Lambert Field. Or it could be older. Anybody who knows anything about planes (snopercod?,amfortas?) could actually figure this out for me, I would be of course…grateful. I think my grandfather Hart took the picture, but I’m not sure.
My son today, reminded me that it’s our memories, our families, the times of our lives that are important. And I want to personally thank you for letting me share them.
Russia. We are told she is no longer a threat to us. She is no longer a super power we are told, and yet, Putin is bringing back the cold war, and he did it this week by putting a ‘spy’ ship in Cuba. And so those of us who DO remember this famous speech, also remember that on 9/11 a few dozen men brought the great United States to its knees…proving that Russia doesn’t HAVE to be a superpower…all Russia needs to do is get one EMP over the middle of the United States and we are toast.
Just one. Not a hard thing for many, and certainly not Russia.
When I listen to Kennedy, I can’t help but compare Kennedy with Obama…and realize the vast difference in intelligence. Kennedy at least acted like an American President. Obama acts like a political version of Will Smith. Not only has Obama put America back to the sixties in terms of racial relations, he has put America once again on a path where we will start living in fear because he sells weapons to our enemies, and attacks what few allies we have left.
Putin has finished his successful Olympics (Where Russians were top gold winners) and now he sends 150,000 troops to take back the Ukraine. Who’s going to stop him? Mr. Swift Boat John Kerry?
Last night I heard a general say on the radio that we will be down to just 100,000 troops that will be capable of firing bullets.
So, on that note, listen again to President John F. Kennedy, if not his finest hour, at least, unlike Obama, he made a bold attempt to control the situation…and it worked. If Obama had been President, I’m sure Youtube would not have been invented.
When I was a kid, nobody was ‘obese.’ Every kid I knew was perfect. Normal. Leave it to Beaver size.
Once a week, my parents drove my brother and I to dancing lessons….110 miles one way across the Tamiami Trail to Miami from Naples. My mother wanted us to be the next Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers–what she got was The Lone Ranger and Tonto. (Another blog)
You would THINK at five, that the highlight of my trip would have been the fabulous underground millionaire shops at the Fountain Blue Hotel where we took our lessons..where movie stars would walk by and hope to be noticed. Or the underground window at the bar, where you could see the swimmers legs dangling under the pool. (Dad loved to stand by that one) Or the excitement of looking for alligators crossing the road.
The highlight of those Saturdays was…WHITE CASTLE. What my brother and I would do for lunch at White Castle. My parents would say, “Hey! So what if it’s a long drive, and you would rather stay home and play with your friends…we’ll go to White Castle!”
You think kids want to sit in a car for two hours, just to be taught how to do the cha-cha by some Cuban guy who couldn’t speak English? Heck no. It was promise of those White Castle smothered in ketchup that made us both into perfect little angels.
I’ve been a burger girl ever since.
Back then, there were not the hundreds of fast food franchises there are today, so is it any wonder that America is on the fat side? I think one of the reasons that America gets fatter by the minute, is because every single town in America has the food strip….you know: Fast Food Heaven Lane. EVERY single town across America is one big glutton street. America really manufactures— Franchisees. Taco Bell, Jack in the Box, McDonald’s, KFC…Pizza Hut, etc….
Yes….that lovable NOT fat ancestor of ours, is the reason we are fat.
Once upon a time, 22 million years ago, the monkeys lazed around in the African rain forest, living on fruit which they ate year round. And then, about 5 million years later, seas receded and ice caps expanded. So, the curious monkeys went over a bridge to some different rain forests.
In other words, like the 49er’s looking for gold in the California desert, they got lost. And it kept getting colder. They couldn’t find fruit any longer, and the trees started losing their leaves.
(I hate when that happens.)
Anyway, the woods started filling up with lots of starving apes. So what happened? According to a scientist named Johnson, a mutation happened. Ape mutated some genes and became a wildly efficient processor of fructose. Even small amounts of sugar were stored as fat, in order to survive months when winter came upon the land and food was scarce.
That’s why, IF I go and eat the Blue Bunny Cherry Chocolate Ice Cream in my fridge, right now, I will have stored fat for the next two years.
And since sugar stimulates the same pleasure centers of the brain that respond to heroin and cocaine you CAN become addictive to it, and IF you become addicted to let’s say…doughnuts, you can rest assured that your body will store that sugar as fat, and you can blame that on the monkey.
Or if you prefer: the ice age that Al Gore missed.
The monkeys might have to go exploring again, and not be able to find fruit, AGAIN, and their genes will mutate…AGAIN…and future humans will be so big, they won’t be able to walk.
They will have to outlaw sugar. (Wait…they did that in New York.)
Instead of all these geneticists trying to design the perfect human baby, maybe they should be working on a gene mutations that takes sugar and turns it into muscle instead. What good is a smart baby if it craves sugar? Huh? Think about that.
And MAYBE the real reason scientists are studying all these monkeys, is because they are waiting for the monkeys to mutate into humans.
Frankly, I am too. I want them to start talking so that we can ask them why they are not fat?
There’s more than one missing link in the scientific liberal basket.
I’m not sure just what to do with this information but, now that I think about it, I’m going to go have a few scoops of chocolate cherry ice cream, and then maybe…White Castle for lunch tomorrow.
I learned my lesson from National Geographic: Don’t Starve–your ancestors will never forgive you.
It’s the least we can do for ‘evolution.’ Go ahead—have one more….
When midnight comes on December 31, this year, many of us will be pondering the year that was, and inside my mind, after the obligatory midnight kiss will be the question…..WHY? Why God– why? Where were you? Why was 2013 so $&% up? Was it just Obama’s fault? Why did we have giant Wieners running for New York city mayors (to replace old giant wieners) and Dennis Rodman’s hugging our worst enemy? Was this the best Obama could come up with to handle Kim Jong Mini Me? A transvestite basketball player? Is the country being run by some half-wit idiot whose vast knowledge consists of all his favorite players of the NBA?
And how about Canadian Toronto mayors doing crack and talking about killing people? And Miley Cyrus, discovering that she can make a lot of money if she just sluts her twurk into every man she sees..and then we start seeing twerting parties on the streets of New York, as if it’s the same as jogging?
And then there were the black teenagers stealing and rioting, and enjoying knockout games knowing their black President approves, and everyone in the liberal media ignored it, because whites deserve it you know.
If you had to choose between a twerk and a knock-out I suppose you would be grateful for a twerk, but really—-If one didn’t know better (and I don’t claim to, but I will) it seems that the progressives are promoting sex simply because abortions make plan parenthood sooooo much money. The more sex, the worst the economy, the more abortions, the more money the taxpayers have to fork out: the more government jobs are created. It’s a win/win for Obama.
More single moms to be ruled by the state. The men, especially that manly man—have to be controlled. Our soldiers come back from a fruitless war, so maimed, and for what? For most of Obama’s service more of the military committed suicide than were killed in battle. after they realized what had just happened to them. They come back to a country they can’t even get a job in?
And lately it’s been the gays. The new norm being gay. NOBODY has been bothering the gays for years, but the progressives HAVE to create a gay crisis, so Boy Scouts now support open gayness…and nobody even explains how five year old boys even KNOW if they are gay?
And for the first time in our history, A Russian President is a better leader.
(And thanks to Obama, we pay the RUSSIANS to get into space.)
I think I know the answer I have a very good explanation, something so obvious that no one has even mentioned it, for fear…it was that number…13.
Nobody Thinks that in the future we just skip all years with the number 13 in them….the next one coming up, 3013. OMG…skip it. Go to 3014.
What was so bad about 2013 Joyanna you might say?
ONE WORD: Obama. (No doubt there is a 13 in his name)
No conservative in the U.S. understood how this man got reelected. And this Nobody suspects everything: You bet I do. Massive fraud took place, and somehow, the numbers were fixed…in Chicago. (With the help of Soros) I based this on pure speculation of Obama crying big Obama tears of thanks in his Chicago War room after the election, and from watching the Clinton’s operations for years, I imagine he knew he really lost, but his young techies pulled it off.
And don’t kid yourself: Obama has all those techies in his pocket. That’s why they sent the Obamacare website to Canada.
Nothing the Democrats do are legit. They know nothing, they delay, they deny, they lie, they hide evidence, they destroy evidence, and they spin, spin, spin.
Let’s not forget the attacks.
And the liberal media is there to collect their checks. America is in a whole new level of Soviet style propaganda: Only America is better at it.
Plenty. He left the poor man who helped him catch bin Laden in a jail in Pakistan to rot. He let four men in Benghazi to die. (By all reports the stand down order came from the top.) And then, we had open gays, and women on the front lines, and too much rape. Our military was in such tatters, the Navy Seals that brought down bin Laden, were put in an old Vietnam copter, flown into no man’s land, and all those on board, killed.
Obama had their bodies cremated on the spot, which points to a cover up.
Obama has been covering up for years: His birth certificate, his gay lovers, his ties to communists, to the Muslim Brotherhood, and don’t forget his old pal…Buddy Love.
Then there was everyone finding out about the IRS targeting and hurting the good people wanting to join the last of the Americans: The IRS did it, and thumbed their noses at Congress….and these people will run your health care.
Yes, speaking of health care, Obama lied, and lied and lied again….and then said…”Oh, you didn’t understand what I meant.” We not only will have the highest taxes in the world, we will now have the worst health care system.
Congress didn’t read it, and that was on purpose. You knew that, didn’t you?
Well maybe not. It was 2013. Obviously many people’s brains went into coma’s.
Obamacare was built to finally destroy America, and make us Mexico, all the better to merge my dear. In the meantime, they make SURE you see the lifestyles of the rich and famous on your cable TV to pump up that good old fashion jealousy, so that Obama can play the old tried and true communist rich against the poor, black against white, and pass the ketchup please.
But…hold on: there was some good news: Obama TRIED to take our guns away after Sandy Hook. Millions went out and armed themselves. Obama TRIED to start a war in Syria. Millions of American said: Hell no…we won’t go! Vietnam, Iraq, Afghanistan, we’ve seen enough good men die…and you won’t even protect our men?
Yep, we won that one.
On a personal note, the only bad thing that happened to me was I had a tooth pulled. But my son, and my brother, both lost jobs, and are facing dire hardships. And medical problems. And I can’t help them.
You see, they work in the private sector. And they can’t get welfare. And they don’t WANT welfare.
And the one thing that proves that its 2013 is the biggest enemy of the year is one lone kid, who told the world, that our every move was being watched.
And HE..not Obama, is being attacked by both parties of our government.
Which means, yes—the sad truth is the whole lot of them ( with a few exceptions) are just as corrupt as any government on the planet. Except, we’re AMERICA! We’ll have the best dictatorship police state, and tyranny that any NSA can build!
We always do it better!
They say, the people let this happen.
Don’t you believe it.
So, by midnight, we will be thinking, it will be easy to remember 2013, Obama was President, and he broke the country.
What will he do in 2014? Raise the debt limit again? Start WWIII? Give amnesty to all illegal’s? Take full control of everything?
How superstitious are you?
Now that the fun and parties of the holidays are almost over, we must remember: The bloodsucking taxes of Obamacare will be hitting us in 2014, so I’m using that unpleasant thought to go back in history in order to’ remember’ the first most famous bloodsucker in history: Dracula.
Once upon a time, in the part of Romania called Wallachia, there was a Hungarian Prince called Mircea the Elder. Mircea had a son out of wedlock, and so, Planned Parenthood not being founded yet, he named the son Vlad and gave him away to be bought up in the court of Hungary’s King Sigismund, no doubt to keep him away from his wife.
That seemed a smart move at the time, but we all know what happens when parents desert their children and let other people raise them. (See White House)
When Micea died, Vlad was not given control of Wallachia, (remember, he was a one-night stand) but to make him feel a bit better, he was made a Knight of the Order of the Dragon. The Dragons were formed to defend the Christian world from the Turks. And to make him feel even more important, they gave him the name Dracul, which means dragon, and made him the governor of Transylvania.
They do this same strange habit today to pacify certain people. Since Hillary is from Chicago, she should have run as a Senator of Chicago, but…she was not allowed so they let her be a Senator of New York.
I know, off subject.
Dracul had three legitimate sons in Transylvania: Mircea, Vlad and Radu. And so he went and took back his dad’s seat of power in Wallachia, but instead of being a true Dragon, he got the Turks to help him do it.
So much for the honor of the Dragon.
Dracul, like his father before him, sent two of his sons, Vlad and Radu to live in Adrianople, which was the seat of the Ottoman Empire. This sending kids away from their parents, never ends up well. As it happens, this time it was a good thing they were away because in 1448, Dracul and Mirea (Dad and oldest son) were killed in Wallachia by the Hungarian government and that made the Turks pretty nervous.
SO— What to do? The Hungarians had taken BACK Wallachia. So the Turks armed 17-year-old Vlad, who was known as “Son of Dragon,” which is what the name Dracula really means, and after a few years of fighting, Dracula, son of Dracul, took back his throne in Wallachia, and announced he was going to be called Prince Vlad III
( A name that I think Obama should seriously consider when he gets back off his vacation.)
THEN— Right after he was crowned Prince, Dracula invited all the destitute souls from the streets of his kingdom to a great feast at his castle. After the feast he got all the poor, frail, and aged and asked if they would like to be without care, lacking nothing in this world?
To which they all cried, “I want my Obamaphone!” No, that was just one lady, who was the mother of Nostradamus, but they all, of course said, “YES! YES! And FOOD STAMPS, please!”
And then— Dracula boarded up the castle and—- set it on fire. He said, there was little place in his society for people who would be a burden, and anybody who did not contribute to the community should receive little sympathy. (And to think– we now see this very same concept in Common Core)
Dracula didn’t stop there. He took similar action with Wallachia’s dignitaries. He had the old ones impaled, and sent the others to build him a castle at Poenari. (Which still stands today) And then he got his own nobles put in their old positions.
Now, I know what you’re thinking: Gee. Obama fired all our top generals, he’s stacking the courts with his buddies that will obey him…he’s just like Dracula!
HA! Not yet. You see, Dracula really enjoyed watching people die by being hoisted onto sharpened poles. His people called him Vlad the Impaler. He liked to skin people and boil them alive. He killed children and the old, and it is said that 20,000 dead bodies hung from the walls of Tirgoviste, and by the end of his time, he had killed 80,000, or who know how many? This was before we had government accountants.
Dracula liked everyone to see the impaled bodies. It was his way of getting good PR for the Dracula Health Care Plan.
Have you heard Obama say he wanted to do any of these things? NO. All he has said is that if his enemies bring a knife to the fight, he will bring a gun. No, Obama is much kinder. Instead of putting people in boiling water and watching them die, he just likes to hear that they will be dying from lack of his Obamacare…slowly, painfully, and with no mercy.
That’s a far cry from impaling. Obama may have much in common with Dracula, but you must admit, his methods of killing are much more civilized.
Dracula was so disgusting that even the Turks couldn’t stand him anymore, and so the Turks sent his brother Ragu to kill him. Like most megalomaniacs, Dracula ran, and Ragu ruled for awhile. After Ragu died of syphilis, Dracula came back and got back his throne But the Turks, in the end, came back and killed him.
The Ottoman Sultan then displayed his head on a spike in Constantinople…just to assure everyone that the wicked witch of the North was really dead.
There ‘s a bloodsucking message to be learned here: Taxes can suck the life out of you surely as someone impaling you and watching you die a slow death.
Nobody Thinks Obama and Vlad, both children thrown away by their own parents, have something in common. Dracula loved watching people die, slow and painfully. And by the looks of it, Obama is getting a big kick out of watching Americans be tortured in a slow death..spiral with no revival.
Forget the birth certificate: Let’s run a DNA blood test, and look for the Dracula blood line. Think I’m crazy?
In October 2011, Prince Charles publicly claimed that he is a descendant of Vlad the Impaler. The claim accompanied his announcement of a pledge to help conserve the forested areas of Transylvania.
See? Obama is related by blood to George W. Bush, who IS related to Prince Charles.
I’m serious. Maybe there IS a torture gene. (Okay, I’ll shut up.)
(Note: Some historians have put a honorable twist on Dracula saying he had to protect himself from the Muslims, since he was a Christian. WHY the Christians want to claim him is beyond me.)
Ronald Reagan’s last farewell speech to America, which he gave in 1989 before leaving office, still brings tears to my eyes. You can see the love he has for America in his eyes. You hear it in his voice. Notice he talks about the “Reagan Revolution.” and thanks the men and women who helped him save America from the liberals of his day.
For those of us who lived through the Reagan years, Obama’s long speech today about how he messed up his website, was pathetic. Reagan left the country stronger. Obama, is leaving the country in tatters. I have never seen that love for America in Obama’s eyes, and never will. It’s just not there.
But, I wanted to say a little bit more about John Winthrop, who was the first governor of Massachusetts Bay. I can bet my old hippie bellbottoms jeans (still hanging in my closet) that Ronald Reagan had read John’s writings and knew that things didn’t always go easy for John. Many of the settlers and ministers didn’t get along, in the early days of America, and it was a big problem. So in 1635, they procured a meeting in Boston, with Mr. Cotton, Mr. Hooker, Mr. Wilson, Mr. Winthrop, and a man who was not fond of John at all— a Mr. Dudley. The meeting’s goal was to have a more firm and friendly uniting of minds, especially of Mr. Dudley and Mr. Winthrop.
They talked about what was upsetting them, and both parties explained themselves and admitted faults and then came to 8 conclusions, of which I will not list them all here, but the most important being, that they all agreed that IF differences fall out among them in public meetings, they shall observe certain rules:
“The magistrates shall be more familiar and open each to other, and more frequent in visitations, and shall, in tenderness and love, admonish one another (without reserving any secret grudge), and shall avoid all jealousies and suspicions, each seeking the honor of another, and all, of the Court, not opening the nakedness of one another to private persons: in all things seeking the safety and credit of the gospel. “
Yes, back then, there were actually civilized men that were in positions of power, and much wiser. Their religion had a great deal to do with this respect that they gave to each other, no matter what the liberals try to tell you about our “beginnings” not being based on God. Nonsense. Can you imagine what John would have thought of Harry Reid?
Oh…not many Muslims in those pilgrims— no matter what Obama says.
It’s clear that Ronald Reagan loved all men, and tried to honor the office of the Presidency with dignity and respect for even those who didn’t like him. Much like John Winthrop, he was a moral man, with great integrity, and wisdom…characteristics that once were as common to America as the trees that graced her land.
And by the way, where did John Winthrop get that quote about the “light on the hill”?
From Another great leader, you might recognize—
“You are the light of the world. A city set on a hill cannot be hid. Nor do men light a lamp and put it under a bushel, but on a stand, and it gives light to all in the house. Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father who is in heaven.”—Jesus, from the Sermon on the Mount, Matthew 5:14-16.
What did I learn that I didn’t know already? Columbus was a pretty slick guy. In 1492 he discovered a whole civilization of naked people in the Caribbean, and how much fun was that? BUT…here’s the key. Even though all these woman were running around naked, because of his stout religion, none of his men were allowed to take advantage of the natives, who were very fearful of Columbus. And he made a point to GIVE them gifts, as a bribe, so that they in turn would go and show him gold, food, fish, etc.
A foreign policy that is still being practiced to this day.
Evidently, the ‘Indians’ (which he called them because he thought he was in India) were very loving and very fearful of Columbus and his clothes. They believed that all power came from the sky (is this a universal thing or what?) and so Columbus, being smart, kidnapped some natives, and taught them to jump off the ships on every new island and say, “Come, Come, look upon a celestial race!” And the people would flock with gifts to give the new gods.
Not very Christian of him, but nothing we haven’t heard from Obama.
Most of the islands were filled with good and loving people, who would give Columbus anything he wanted, but there was one island of very ferocious men, who wore their hair long “like women”, had spears and bows, and armor of brass, and ate human flesh. Columbus stayed away from them. Just like he stayed away from the island of people who had tails. A wise lesson that John McCain to this day, has not learned.
The canoes could hold 72 people. ( None of whom were virgins, but don’t tell anybody) And even though they could build BIG canoes they couldn’t count miles. Columbus was REALLY good at measuring miles. He’s report 564 east, and 322 west. He LOVED to write about how many miles he went. No mile got past Columbus without being counted. And knew not to go North in winter, starting the universal habit of southern vacations.
And that’s another fact that is universal, isn’t it? There are very few women left in Arkansas that Bill Clinton has not enjoyed.
Yes, Columbus made sure that the money guy knew that there was GOLD in them there islands, and all he needed was more money to go and get it! Thank the lord. He left men to build a fort, and gave them enough supplies to last them a year.
Gee…imagine our politicians thinking like that.
Wait…there’s OIL in them there sands….
Still, I blame Columbus for Cuba. If Columbus had only stayed in Cuba, we would all be eating better bananas.
The vote to defund Obamacare will happen in the House tomorrow, and tonight as I was watching the beginning of the Bill O’Reilly Show, he was trying to convince the “tea party’ lady that what they wanted to do was impossible, so therefore, they shouldn’t do it.
I will rant on O’Reilly tomorrow because this is my Nobody Remembers some history day, but needless to say, Obamacare will become, in its final form, not only a jobs killer, but a smiley face genocide. Due to the fact that they will end up rationing care, I believe it’s the democrats way of a “final solution” to the impossible costs of Medicaid and Medicare…it will simply cull the herd. As one man so wisely put it, they will kill two birds with one stone: Get rid of most conservatives, who are mostly older, and that will leave them the young as democrats forever.
The fact is: democrats don’t care about life. Obamacare will be forcing millions to fund abortions, no matter what their religious beliefs, and that’s proof right there.
Nobody Remembers what the democrats did once before—- The democrats ran the Tuskegee Experiments for 40 years. It was stared under FDR.
What was the Tuskegee experiment?
This summary from YOU SAID WHAT?
Tuskegee, Alabama, 1932-1972
“You’re just suffering from bad blood and we can treat that if you sign up for the program. We’ll give you free medicine, insurance, transport to and from our medical center, and even a hot meal with each visit. We’re here to help you. “ Nurse Eunice Evers (Miss Evers)—see picture.
The men enrolled in the Tuskegee Syphilis Study were not told that they were given syphilis, nor were they given the treatment. It was conducted at a medical facility near Tuskegee, Alabama, where four hundred poor, mostly illiterate and borderline indigent African American sharecroppers were recruited for a short term study on the treatment history of syphilis. The study was spearheaded by Dr. Taliaferro Clark, whose idea was to observe untreated syphilis in a group of black men for a period of six to eight months and the follow up with a treatment phase.
The study recruited four hundred syphilitic black men and two hundred healthy black men as controls. The foundation that was suppose to fund the treatment phase of the study backed out due to a change in its financial status, so they just continued it without the treatment phase even after penicillin was widely adopted in the late 1940’s. The subjects were never told they could pass their ‘bad blood’ to their wife and children. They got free meals and treatment was withheld so as not to make any of the symptoms of the disease that was allowed free rein over its hosts bodies, be cured.
Even the ones that joined the military, (over 250) were refused treatment, (refused penicillin) and they did not realize that the educated men were killing them.
(Yes, democrats were knowingly killing black men.)
In 1972, a public health official reported it to the Washington Star. By that time, only 74 were still alive. 26 of the men had died directly of syphilis, while 100 more were dead from syphilis related complications. Forty of the wives came down with syphilis, and 19 of their children. A mine million dollars were given to the remaining and free health care.
It was all done for the ‘public good.’
The experiments started when FDR and the Democrats took control of the Federal Government. Let’s say that again: Tuskegee started in 1932 once the Democrats took Congress and FDR and the Democrats took the White House.
And Bill O’Reilly says it’s impossible to stop.
Last night, Obama made the pleading case of how hard it was for him to watch children being poisoned, and dying on hospitals floors. He tired to create emotions for the world to respond to the horror of children being gassed.
But…Does he forgets the images of Americans jumping to their death on 9/11? And the brave men and women who were crushed to death or died horrible deaths of choking on smoke or burning alive? Were not those images just as horrible?
Americans are a little less moved at other people’s suffering. This is not pre-Hitler. This is a new world, where death is seen everyday on our video games, our TV’s and our movies. We have been…hardened.
I walked into my mother’s room on 9/11, and even though she could not speak due to a stroke, she grabbed my hand, and pointed to the towers coming down with horror. She shook her head as if to say: “I want to leave this horrible world!”
If you watch the 9/11 ceremony, the people are just as emotional today as they were twelve years ago.
We should remember this day forever, and especially now: And think twice before we arm the same people who did this to us. And go again to stir up a hornets nest of hatred.
Nobody Wonders when the wars in the Middle East will be over. If we follow history—-never. We must never forget that Islam, is NOT a peaceful religion.
While we are listening to half the people of the world argue about who really used the WND’s in Syria…this little piece of history can give us all some thought:
My friend Ruth, who was 16 when Hitler was in power, and lived in Germany, remembers Hitler. And to this day, she still believes that Hitler didn’t stage this little piece of history: But…here’s a passages from the book “You Said What? Lies and Propaganda throughout History” You can decide…if Ruth is right in her beliefs.
“It was the Germans who Killed all those Polish Officers” —Joseph Stalin
On September 1, 1939 Adolf Hitler’s Nazi government and Joseph Stalin’s Communist regime set aside their intrinsic differences to sign one of the most cynical and ruthless treaties in modern history. The pact went into effect on August 23 and guaranteed that neither dictatorship would interfere with the other as they went about reclaiming ancestral lands that had been granted to Poland at the end of WWI.
The Nazis agreed that Stalin could have a free hand moving his armies into the Baltic states of Latvia. Lithuania and Estonia, despite the fact that these small countries included a significant population of Germanic and Prussian descent. Germany was poised to devour western Poland like a wolf ready to gulp down a rabbit. His troops already surrounded Poland on three sides.
But Hitler intended it to gain at least a perfunctorily plausible reason to clam that his well planned long sought and utterly aggressive invasion of Poland was at heart merely a simple act of self-defense.
Heinrich Himmler SS, ordered thirteen prisoners moved from a concentration camp in eastern Germany at Oranienburg to a schoolhouse near the Polish frontier. Then he got polish uniforms and hatched “Operation Canned Goods.” They were told to put on the uniform and were killed by lethal injection. All but one was killed. The bodies were then taken to the woods twelve miles from the Polish border. There the dead men were shot, raked by rifle and automatic weapons fire to simulate the wounds of actual combat. The bodies were then gruesomely posed some draped over tree limbs or tangled in fences to make it look as though they had died in action. ‘
German police came, and the headline, “Poland has staged an invasion of Germany” went out all over the world, complete with pictures.
Then, the remaining prisoner was hustled to the nearby town of Gleiwitz by a small squad of SS men. They took over a radio station, and one of the SS men who spoke Polish, urged all who felt loyalty to Poland to rise up and help overthrow the Nazi dictatorship. There followed a scuffle that would have done any radio drama director proud. Shouts and cries were hears against the background of further violence. A volley of gunfire erupted. All of this went out over the microphone. They shot him and left him in the studio.
And this is how wars begin. Ruth, like most Germans who lived under Hitler, believed in her country. She still finds it hard to believe that Hitler would have lied to his own people. It’s not that she is evil, just naïve, and proud of her own people, who she says, are very hardworking, and loved their country.
And Nobody Wonders…World War II was started with staged acts. Will World War III start much the same way?
Nobody Knows just why Obama and the Rino’s are crying out for war with Syria. Everybody that I read is pretty much guessing that it’s all to save Obama from his own big mouth. But Nobody Thinks we should ask the very old but very sensible question: Who benefits? It’s blatantly obvious that the United States citizens, would be hurt. We don’t have the money or the will to fight another senseless war in the Middle East—-but how about our elites?
Nobody Knows and wonders—-what and IF some of our entranced Senators and Presidents get some personal money out of this from…big corporations, or even worse…other countries?
Nobody Knows…how influential big corporations and Saudi money are in calling the shots in Washington D.C. It seems, every politician in Washington is controlled and by big wads of money. P.J. O’Rourke was right when he said we have a Parliament of Whores. Nobody Wonders if we can also add a recent gaggle of Presidential Whores to that great title.
Let’s go back to the first gulf war. Daddy Bush told us we were going over there to protect a defenseless country named Kuwait, and Saddam was a bad guy. Remember, we backed that ‘bad’ guy with chemical weapons, military hardware, and millions of dollars to help those poor tribal lords in Iraq fight Iran. We did the very same thing with bin Laden, in Afghanistan, to help him fight Russia
How did that turn out for us?
Daddy Bush gave our military support to those adorable Sunni sheiks in Saudi Arabia in order to protect them, and their family, and their oil with the FIRST Gulf war. Bush the elder put on a real patriotic display for…making himself look good and protecting the Sheiks. The propaganda was so good…we didn’t mind much, because we still had money.
Then we had Clinton protecting the Muslims in Kosovo in THAT civil war. Remember, there was another ‘bad’ guy…Milosevic. Nobody Knows how necessary that was. Clinton kept away from bin Laden, refused the man nine times, because bin Laden had relatives in the Saudi family. He literally ignored the bombing of the Cole, (We will FIND the criminals who did this!) and the first bombing of the World Trade Center, which was done by the Muslim Brotherhood. Clinton airlifted Bosnian refugees over here because he felt sorry for them. He dropped 80,000 into St. Louis.
After 9.11, Bush Jr. protected the Saudi’s kids and sent out planes to pick up their families here, while everybody else was grounded. Even though almost ALL of the hijackers came from Saudi Arabia, Bush blamed one lone man. bin Laden, and he kept inviting those old Sheiks down to his Texas ranch, where he could give them big kisses.
Obama just has the thugs into the White House.
Who here believes that George W. Bush didn’t know where bin Laden was for ten years…raise your hands.
(Okay. You there. Go back to your granola.)
Obama continued the Saudi King worship with low bows.
Are you starting to see a pattern here? Jeb Bush is about to give Hillary Clinton, the butcher enabler of Benghazi, a metal of honor. Hillary has a Muslim Brotherhood woman as her assistant and she is now the right hand man of Obama.
Tell me, when will the American people get some attention from their Presidents?
All these years, our Presidents have been protecting the Saudi’s family…and we are still doing it. Iran is their biggest enemy. How nice it would be for them if we took out Syria, and then Iran?
You could say that our Presidents are doing this to keep us in oil, but we can easily get oil from other places, including our own country, and yet, we NEVER do. Our Congress AND President make damn sure we stay forever dependent on the Saudi oil.
Nobody knows, if the reason that rich people want the Presidency so badly is that the top politicians have their own very secret, and very lucrative contracts with Saudi Arabia? After all, the Saudi’s and the Muslim Brotherhood are both Wahhabi. It would explain why we have a Muslim sympathize in the White House. The Saudi’s could have told the Rhino’s at the top, that they wanted a Muslim someday, in the Presidency. John McCain could have been in on that deal. After all, he ran to lose, it was almost too obvious.
Are our Presidents and some of our Senators on the payrolls of Saudi Kings?
Because Nobody Knows how John McCain, a decorated war veteran, could say this:
The bloodcurdling cry of “Allahu akbar” is a war cry, and is meant to “strike terror in the hearts of the unbelievers.” You can’t tell me John McCain doesn’t know that.
Nobody Knows if the Boston Mayor Menino who said when a reporter asked him what he’d do with Detroit “I’d blow up the place and start all over.” if John McCain would think it was okay if the Mayor said “Thank GOD!” after he did it? (And wasn’t THAT a racist statement?)
Nobody Knows why the democrats, Hillary Clinton and Al Gore helped get the network Al-Jazeera broadcasted into American homes, while in Egypt, the Muslims’ Brotherhood network has been banned. Al Gore made millions, but what did Hillary get?
Nobody knows why now, Ft. Hood was treated as a work place accident. Nobody Knows why American Tea Party is higher on the FBI list as terrorist than al-Qaeda.
Are our Presidents getting paid in secret by the Saudi’s to keep us at war? After all, a few top men making billions from secret payouts from foreign countries would be very hard to prove, and very easy to hide. Look how long they hid everything else? (NSA( We still don’t know who killed JFK, and never will. Did FDR make a deal that American Presidents would forever more protect the Saudi Family as long as a few key people at the top of our government got big payouts? Could the Saudi Kings have insisted that payout as long as America was kept dependent on their oil?
Nobody knows, but it would sure explain the absolute absurdity of the last four President and their actions. And when you look all around you, it’s the ONLY answer that explains it all.
If you think I’m nuts about this theory, ask yourself: “What have they done for YOU lately?”