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We Were Warned

And she was ridiculed when she said it.

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Medicare May Cover End-of-Life ‘Death Panel’ Talks

Five years after the political firestorm over “death panels,” the issue of paying doctors to talk to patients about end-of-life care is making a comeback, and such sessions may be covered for the 50 million Americans on Medicare as early as next year, The New York Times reports.

Bypassing the political process, private insurers have begun reimbursing doctors for these “advance care planning” conversations. People are living longer with illnesses, and many want more input into how they will spend their final days, including whether they want to die at home or in the hospital, and whether they want full-fledged life-sustaining treatment, just pain relief or something in between.

Some states, including Colorado and Oregon, recently began covering the sessions for Medicaid patients.”

Read more at Newsmax

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Cops are, the vast majority of the time, good guys

As we reasonably complain about police militarization and other excesses, it is important to remember that, the vast majority of the time, cops are the good guys.

Kalamazoo, MI – Kalamazoo Public Safety Officer Jason Gates is being hailed a hero after saving the life of a driver who was choking.

It all unfolded around 11:20 a.m. Saturday August 9, when Officer Gates pulled a woman over for a red light violation in the 4100 block of S. Burdick Street. As the officer approached the car, he found the driver in respiratory distress.

Dash cam video from the incident shows Officer Gates asking the woman if she was okay, and when he realizes she’s in trouble, he administers a couple of back blows. When that doesn’t work, you can see ,Gates quickly pull the woman from the car and administer the Heimlich maneuver.

Within seconds, a sausage and bun was dislodged.

In the video you can see the woman immediately begin to cry and hug Officer Gates, thanking him for saving her life.

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Jerry Rivers Says You And I Are, “Blind And Stupid”

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See for yourself here

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“11-year-old to be expelled for bringing a virtual gun to a virtual school?”

The kid is attending school over the web. He has offended the tender sensibilities of the Principal of the online school because he uses an avatar that contains an image of a gun.

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Meet Melissa A. Horn. She’s the 40-year-old Wisconsin school principal who’s currently bullying an 11-year-old boy over a tiny picture of a gun and an American flag on the computer he uses only at home.

The boy, Matthew, is “attending” — through distance learning, via computer — Wisconsin Virtual Learning, a 4K-12K virtual school run as an online pubic charter school by the Northern Ozaukee School District.

This story was broken on August 29 by conservative Wisconsin talk-radio host Vicki McKenna. Her August 29 shows covered extensively how Matthew, a Second Amendment enthusiast, has been threatened with expulsion for using a tiny picture of a gun and an American flag as his online avatar in a e-mail to his “Student Learning Advocate.”

Read more at the Badger Pundit

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IS Beheads Another Reporter

The Islamic State certainly knows how to get media coverage. All you have to do is cut the heads off of a few media people and release the video of you doing it.

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From Weasel Zippers:

Savages.”

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Communist China Afraid Of SAT, Not US College Educations

It is a sad commentary on the state of higher education in America when the communists in China have no problem allowing their students to be educated here, until we introduce the concepts of liberty, justice, and human dignity into our entrance exam. There is no threat from 4-8 years of indoctrination at our Marxist universities.

I’ll just leave that to sink in real good…

Chinese students have shown an insatiable appetite for attending U.S. colleges — last year alone, more than 235,000 were enrolled at American institutions of higher education. But now, some in China are grousing that the SAT may impose American values on its best and brightest, who in preparation for the exam might be studying the Declaration of Independence and the Bill of Rights instead of “The Selected Works of Mao Tse-tung.”

“Including content from America’s founding documents in a revised U.S. college entry exam has drawn attention in China, with worries the materials may impose the American values system on students,” China’s official New China News Agency said last week.

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“The vital issues central to these documents — freedom, justice, and human dignity among them — have motivated numerous people in the United States and around the globe,” the College Board said in a statement.

But those are the exact values that the Chinese Communist Party has deemed as threatening to its rule; Chinese activists who have tried to promote such values have been silenced or jailed. Human rights advocate Xu Zhiyong, who initiated the New Citizens Movement to promote such values, was sentenced in January to four years in prison.

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Heh… Senator Mary Landrieu Has A Problem

She represents Louisiana But doesn’t live there. She uses her mother’s address in New Orleans on her filings. She lives in Washington full-time. And Republicans have noticed. It looks like quite the effective ad:

Look at her filing document. She crossed out her D.C. address and replaced it with her mother’s.

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"Stupid Is as Stupid does"

“Stupid Is as Stupid does”

Thanks to Moe Lane

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The Most Dangerous Man In Islam Today

This is Anjem Choudary. He is United Kingdom born and educated. He speaks English as his first language and speaks it very well. He knows proper cadence and is well-versed in skirting laws against violence-provoking speech. He knows Islam very well, and he and I agree on several points:

* There are no moderate Muslims (those who are, are not following the ways of the prophet)
* All Muslims are required to fight or support jihad when other Muslims are oppressed
* Sha’ria (“divine law”) is the only law which is acceptable in Islam
* Under Western laws, he cannot and should not be silenced

This man is very dangerous because he is able to relate to English language Muslims in a very effective way. He can make death in the way of Allah sound graceful, beautiful, and rewarding. He also gets trotted out every time any Western news agency needs a crackpot to point & laugh at. This gives him a large platform, from which to propagate his message. His message, while radical, is standard fare in Islam. The kitchen table conversations and talks in the mosque, which are engaged by your friendly “moderate” Muslims, involve these very same radical ideas.

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Nah. Doesn’t Mean A Thing

“You spit in their face and they call it dew.” —Nikita Kruschev on Americans (1961)

“You spit in their face and they call it dew.”
—Nikita Kruschev on Americans (1961)

From The Right Planet

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Maryland: “Sheriff Warns Feds: Attempt To Disarm Citizens Would Lead To “All-Out Civil War””

Is this a warning? It sure sounds like one. Will federal agents heed it when they get their orders?

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Wicomico County Sheriff Mike Lewis

Wicomico County Sheriff Mike Lewis, a sheriff in the state of Maryland, recently reminded the citizens of his county that he will not violate the Constitution and warned the federal government that any attempt to disarm Americans will result in an all-out Civil War.

“I made a vow and a commitment,” Lewis said. “As long as I am sheriff of this county, I will not allow the federal government to come in here and strip my citizens of the right to bear arms.”

“I can tell you this,” Lewis said, “if they attempt to do that, it will be an all-out civil war. No question about it.”

Read more at Bearing Arms

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Back in the USSR!

Ah, the Isaac Babel* treatment! Very clever.

From the Dept. of Insane and Dangerous Overreactions to Fictional Threats:

A 23-year-old teacher at a Cambridge, Maryland, middle school has been placed on leave and—in the words of a local news report—”taken in for an emergency medical evaluation” for publishing, under a pseudonym, a novel about a school shooting. The novelist, Patrick McLaw, an eighth-grade language-arts teacher at the Mace’s Lane Middle School, was placed on leave by the Dorchester County Board of Education, and is being investigated by the Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office, according to news reports from Maryland’s Eastern Shore. The novel, by the way, is set 900 years in the future.

It’s a brave, new America. A country where writing fiction gets you hauled in for “an emergency medical evaluation”.

It is a good thing that Agatha Christie isn’t alive in the United States. Under these terms, she’d never see the light of day.

*Answer to obscure Issac Babel reference.

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“Cruz, Perry: Change Is Coming in 2016″

Tough talk to an audience of Texas conservatives. Cruz is a good speaker, much like Palin. He works a crowd better than anyone else I have seen. His message is consistent. Governor Perry not so much, but I would much rather listen to him than Mitt Romney, McCain, or the like.

Senator Ted Cruz, R-Texas, was among the keynote speakers at a Texas-Americans for Prosperity Summit over the holiday weekend.

The senator took the opportunity to energize his grassroots Tea Party base at the event.

Cruz talked about hot topics, such as the president’s Affordable Care Act and how Republicans will target it in 2016.

“In the year 2017, a Republican president in the Rose Garden is going to sign a bill that is going to repeal every word of ObamaCare,” he said.

Cruz also told the crowd President Barack Obama needs to respond to the greatest terror threat now facing the free world.

“Isis says they want to go back and reject modernity,” he said. “Well I think we should help them; we ought to bomb them back to the stone age.”

Read more at CBN News

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Pizza joint tips over…

This is a news item from my neck of the woods…

On Labor Day, many businesses gave their employees the day off.

The owners of an Anamosa Pizza shop, however, didn’t have any laborers to celebrate. In fact, owners said a lack of labor is the reason Paul Revere’s Pizza on South Elm Street shut its doors for good.

The last night of business for the Anamosa shop was Aug. 21.

Kari and Mike Dearborn said the pizza shop has been around for decades, but they’ve owned it for a little more than two years.

They said their pizza shop raked in the dough and the customers until the very end. While the pair didn’t have issues bringing in business, they did have issues bringing in employees.

“We couldn’t find any employees. We advertised between seven/eight weeks in the newspaper, Craigslist, Facebook and literally only got one applicant in this town out of the whole time,” said Mike Dearborn.

“We had some sign-on bonuses, talked to the high school guidance office to try to get the word out to them. [We] kept on the kids that were working here, ‘can you get your brothers and sisters or pass the word?’,” said Kari Dearborn.

The couple said all but two employees left for college at the end of summer. So, they called in extended family to work that final week to keep the business afloat.

Thoughts…

The article says that they could make $10 to $20 per hour with tips in what is a fairly rural Iowa town. Nope. Nobody wants to work for that amount. Elsewhere in the country fast food workers are demanding $15 per hour, here is a chance to make that and people won’t do it.

This is a classic labor shortage. The price consumers are willing to pay for a product is exceeded by the cost of offering it; in this case labor. I suspect that $50 per hour would have produced willing workers. Unfortunately, the commensurate increase in the cost of pizza pies would result in plummeting sales and an untenable business model.

When welfare benefits match or exceed the benefits of working, fewer people will work.

Combine a steep price elasticity of demand for a product with a labor shortage resulting from government benefits crowding out demand for employment and you begin to understand why so many rural communities in Iowa and across the United States look like this.

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Probably just a prank….

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Nothing to see here. Don’t worry about. Smart-ass teenagers; nothing more. We will get it cleaned up and forget about it. It’s nothing.

COLUMBUS, Ind. – Columbus Police said they’ve never had anything like it – three churches vandalized in the same night.

Someone spray painted them on the outside. It’s the words used, though, that have some people asking if this was more than a prank.

“It was just one word. It said ‘Infidels!’” Father Doug Marcotte said of what was spray painted on Saint Bartholomew’s Catholic Church in Columbus overnight Saturday.

Parishioners saw that, along with the word “Qur’an 3:151″ on their way into mass Sunday morning.

“It’s certainly not a warm and fuzzy verse. It talks about the infidels, their refuge being the fire,” explained Father Marcotte.

Specifically, that passage of the Qur’an reads: “We will cast terror into the hearts of those who disbelieve for what they have associated with Allah of which He had not sent down [any] authority. And their refuge will be the Fire, and wretched is the residence of the wrongdoers.”

Saint Bartholomew’s wasn’t the only Columbus church vandalized.

Seems like if it was pranks they would have spelled it “Koran”, huh? Nah, it’s kids. Those damned kids, anyway. Somebody needs to give them a good talking to.

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The world’s greatest gun salesman spikes sales again…

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Barack Obama is, by far, the greatest gun salesman in human history. It is hard to believe he doesn’t work on commission.

Thirty-six hours after the Obama administration banned importation of the classic brand of AK-47 assault rifles as part of sanctions against Russia, a Maryland dealer specializing in the weapon took stock of its inventory.

There was nothing left.

Laboring almost nonstop, workers at Atlantic Firearms in Bishopville, a Worcester County community on the Eastern Shore, had shipped hundreds of Russian-made AK-47s — an assault rifle prized by both consumers and despots — as buyers wiped out gun dealers’ inventories around the country. The frenzy was brought on, in part, by a suspicion among some gun owners that the Russia-Ukraine conflict was a backdoor excuse to ban guns many Democrats don’t like. Some customers bought eight to 10 rifles for nearly $1,000 each or more, stockpiling them as investments.

“The gun community moved very, very quickly,” said Blaine Bunting, president of Atlantic Firearms. “I don’t see this ban going away.”

The AK-47 buying frenzy presents yet another example of a paradoxical consequence of trying to limit gun sales: booming demand.

If Obama’s policies stimulated the rest of the economy the way he has stimulated the gun industry, we would be living in a golden era of universal prosperity.

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Obama uses labor day speech to attack GOP

The man has one mode and that is campaign mode.

President Barack Obama used his Labor Day speech on Monday to slam Republicans for opposing an increase in the minimum wage, equal pay for women, affordable health care and more.

“Republicans in Congress love to say ‘no.’ Those are just facts, they’re facts of life. They say ‘no’ to everything,” Obama said to the crowd gathered at Milwaukee’s Laborfest.

The president began to outline his goals for working-class families, saying that he has “put [his] money down” on the middle class.

“I want an economy where your hard work pays off with higher wages, and higher income and fair pay for women, and workplace flexibility for parents, and affordable health insurance and decent retirement benefits,” Obama said. “I’m not asking for the moon, I just want a good deal for Americans.”

He continued, “Most of the policies I’m talking about have two things in common: They’re going to help more working families get ahead, and the Republicans who run our Congress oppose almost all of them.”

If Obama wanted hard work to pay better, wanted higher wages for everyone including woman, wanted workers to have the leverage to negotiate workplace flexibility and benefits, he would stop crushing the American economy. If he really wanted those things he would stop yoking American business with financially crushing federal regulations. If he really wanted a runaway economy in which workers had the leverage to negotiate better pay, he would support reducing America’s sky-high federal tax rate. If he wanted workers to have the leverage to tell employers their terms, he would stop flooding the labor market with cheap, illegal labor imported across an open border. If he really wanted people to work and rise out of unemployment, he would stop imposing poverty by subsidizing joblessness.

The reality is that Obama isn’t interested in a strong, robust economy where workers have the ability to negotiate better wages and working conditions. Obama wants the power associated with creating government “solutions” to government created problems.

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Union membership plummeting…

Here is your last Labor Day update: If it wasn’t for the corrupt government employee unions, unions would almost disappear in America.

The number of U.S. wage-earners also belonging to a union in 2012 and 2013 is 14.5 million, or 11 percent of the workforce, according to the most recent figures from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, compared to roughly 30 percent 64 years ago.

Union membership for public-sector unions — whose rolls include such government employees as teachers, police officers and firefighters — remains relatively high at 35 percent. However, the number of private-sector employees enrolling in unions, now at 6.7 percent, has resulted in the overall decline in membership.

Much of the private-sector drop can be attributed to the steady decline in U.S. manufacturing, with many goods and products now being built by overseas workers at a lesser cost.

Meanwhile, public sector unions are facing increasing pressure in the United States from conservative lawmakers who have argued that their collective-bargaining agreements are hurting the economy.

They and other union critics say such agreements drive up wages that in turn causes inflation, have resulted in pension systems threatening to bankrupt state and local governments and have kept bad teachers from getting fired.

Not that they don’t get a lot of help. While Lois Learner was asking conservative groups to document the content of their prayers, she was ignoring political contributions by unions.

In 2006, the year leading up to Lerner’s email, the national headquarters for the AFL-CIO reported no direct or indirect political expenditures with the IRS on their 990 form, leaving the line 81a blank. That same year, the AFL-CIO reported $29,585,661 in political activities with the Department of Labor. Also in 2006 the Teamsters Union reported no political expenditures with the IRS while at the same time reporting $7,081,965 with the Labor Department. Again in 2006, Unite-Here reported no political activity with the IRS and $1,451,002 with the Labor Department. In 2005, the National Education Association also reported no political expenditures with the IRS while at the same time reporting $24,985,250 with the Labor Department.

The corruption is limitless it seems.

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What absolutely pissed off my Mother today

There are lots of things going on in the world today that would piss anyone off.

This video pissed my Mother off to no end.

“You know that bad things happen to good people all the time, who do something stupid in and around a swimming pool. Why can it happen to THOSE dumbasses”?

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Labor Day, Jerry Lewis and Charo

Those are three great things I used to look forward to this time of the year.

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What Labor Day means to me

Labor day will always be one of my favorite holidays even if there is some sadness attributed to it. The things I really liked about Labor Day growing up was watching the Jerry Lewis Telethon and tracking a Hurricane that always seemed to be right off our coast on Labor Day. What I didn’t like about Labor Day is that it marked the end of Summer Break and the beginning of the next School Year.

Well here it is in 2014 and Jerry Lewis is no longer Master of Ceremonies for the MDA Telethon. The MDA Telethon isn’t what it used to be. I no longer have a first day of School to think about. Now I get to think about what Labor Day is all about.

For me it will be a time of contemplating the great Evil of the day that Labor Unions have helped to foster.

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National Review: “Just resign already.”

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Just resign already. Go. Be gone. Vamoose. Get out of our lives. More important: Stop endangering all of us with your self-indulgent vacations and self-absorbed dithering, along with unconstitutional domestic power plays while the whole world burns.

Barack Obama already is derelict in his duties as commander in chief. He ought to abdicate and just step off his self-made throne.”

The whispers about Obama’s incompetent ways of hiding from crises is turning into a roar. Articles like this are everywhere, even in the left-leaning media. The pressure on him must be immense. The pressure shows, too. The picture of him in the tan suit shows him to be haggard looking. The reason he spends so much time on the links is because it gets him out of the public scrutiny, and allows him to ignore it, for four hours straight. He can devote all of his attention to the game and fist-bumping with celebrities.

And now, after several years of the Islamic State rising, after half a year of its being obvious that the Islamic State is a new sort of threat, after a couple of months of vicious terror of a sort even this troubled modern world has rarely seen, and after the Islamic State beheaded an American journalist on camera, we have a man pretending to be president who tells the world that the leaders of the globe’s most powerful nation still “don’t have a strategy yet” for the situation.
Words fail.”

From National Review Online

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WaPo: “The Obama White House Lacks ‘Competence’

There does not appear to be a ‘Center’ to the Obama White House. No one is coordinating the messages. At least no one is letting Obama in on the coordination efforts.

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From the Editorial Board at the Washington Post:

PRESIDENT OBAMA’S acknowledgment that “we don’t have a strategy yet” in Syria understandably attracted the most attention after his perplexing meeting with reporters Thursday. But his restatement of the obvious was not the most dismaying aspect of his remarks. The president’s goal, to the extent he had one, seemed to be to tamp down all the assessments of gathering dangers that his own team had been issuing over the previous days.

This argument with his own administration is alarming on three levels.

The first has to do with simple competence. One can only imagine the whiplash that foreign leaders must be suffering. They heard U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power denounce Russia as “today . . . they open a new front . . . Russia’s force along the border is the largest it has been . . . the mask is coming off.” An hour later, Mr. Obama implicitly contradicted her: “I consider the actions that we’ve seen in the last week a continuation of what’s been taking place for months now . . . it’s not really a shift.”

That is not the only example of mixed messages. Here they refer to the differing views of the President and the Attorney General:

The Islamic State and the Americans it is training are a danger to the United States. When Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. says the threat they pose is “in some ways . . . more frightening than anything I think I’ve seen as attorney general,” it’s not because he is a warmonger or an alarmist. He’s describing the world as he sees it. When Mr. Obama refuses to acknowledge the reality, allies naturally wonder whether he will also refuse to respond to it.”

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It’s Possible Not Many Revo Readers Watched NBC Yesterday…

… but this important segment was there. Richard Engel tells the ugly woman just how serious the threat from ISIS is – and just how ‘Apoplectic’ our military leaders are because of President Obama’s inaction.

Brent over at The Right Planet has been doing a study of the weapons that ISIS has captured. It is worth a look. They have becomed very well armed.

Part 1 of his report is here

Part 2 of his report is here

And here he has a report on that captured ISIS laptop computer that had plans in it for weaponizing Bubonic Plague and:

On the hard drive they found the standard jihad fare…with a twist: Videos of Osama bin Laden Manuals on how to make bombs Instructions on how to steal cars Lessons on how to use disguises in order to avoid getting arrested while traveling from one jihad hot spot to another 19-page manual on how to develop biological weapons 26-page fatwa, giving permission to use weapons of mass destruction against unbelievers .”

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Owens: “If You’ve Ever Wanted An “Evil Black Rifle,” Now Is The Time To Buy”

Bob Owens over at Bearing Arms points out that prices are coming down on AR15 rifles. He’s right, too. I saw a retailer who had a sale on them. They had an AR with a 100 round drum magazine for $600. The magazine alone is priced at nearly $200.

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Business is a matter of supply and demand.

In recent years, the demand for the AR-15 modern sporting rifle has been at an all-time high, and manufacturers struggled to add multiple shifts and new equipment to meet that demand. It was a seller’s market.

That market has now suddenly dried up, leaving retailers distributors, and manufacturers with excess inventory. If you held off on buying an AR-15 or similar-style rifle during the market surge because prices seemed too high, you might want to consider looking again… deals are on the way .”

Magazines and ammunition are readily available at decent prices as well.

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