President Barack Obama is a “low-IQ US president,” whose threat to launch a military offensive should nuclear talks fail is an oft-cited punchline in the Islamic Republic, particularly among children, an Iranian general said on Tuesday
“The low-IQ US president and his country’s Secretary of State John Kerry speak of the effectiveness of ‘the US options on the table’ on Iran while this phrase is mocked at and has become a joke among the Iranian nation, especially the children,” General Masoud Jazayeri said, according to the semi-official Fars News Agency.
But there’s one nagging problem when the left is able to amuse itself by imposing petty regulations on everyone else’s life. It’s the danger that, constantly buffeted by a never-ending steam of micromanaging rules, free-born citizens will over time lose their innate resentment of and resistance to government oversight of their lives.
Once that resistance is worn down over less-consequential matters, it becomes infinitely easier for tyrants of all stripes to encroach on more meaningful liberties without occasioning mass resistance.
Freedom is a little like a muscle that must be exercised if it is to remain strong. If, worn down by a series of inconsequential-seeming laws, Americans allow the habits of freedom to atrophy, it’s that much more likely that their liberties will be more seriously eroded in the future.
Because in the end I have to defend freedom, even the freedom of stupid people to run their businesses badly and turn every business decision into a chance to mention their religious preferences.
That’s a bad business owner if they are refusing business for religious reasons, but you know what? I support their freedom to do that.
In another universe where gay people didn’t feel the need to sue people for not being “accepting” of them, I would find these people stupid and would ignore them completely and not shop there, but the left wing has forced me into the position of constantly having to defend idiots because I’m on the side of freedom and the gay left are not.
And this REALLY PISSES ME OFF!
The Anti-Common Core Crowd Want to Take You on a Guilt Trip
No thanks, please unpack my bags and refund my ticket, I have no interest in going down that path…
Fiscally and Domestically I would tend to agree with Oldman (I am not a Bush fan in many ways) but at least Bush has a backbone when dealing with foreign policy.
The long story is pretty long and someday I’ll write a book and go over it more, but the short story is basically two words.
Man did that guy know how to talk and how to break down an idea and make you see how much it made sense. That’s what happened to me and I started digging and reading and more and more I couldn’t believe in what liberals were selling, because it was all style and no substance.
At least 43 convicted criminals are working as Obamacare navigators in California, including three individuals with records of significant financial crimes. Although some of the offenses are decades old, and although convicted criminals account for only 1 percent of the 3,729 certified enrollment counselors in the state, Californians still have good cause to be concerned about their privacy. Even a single crooked navigator could do significant harm to the public. That’s because when navigators sign consumers up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, they have access to lots of private information, including Social Security numbers, home addresses, and financial data — basically, everything on the wish list of identity thieves and fraudsters. Navigators also are likely to work with a population that is more vulnerable than average.
I was on board with this and going “woo! Go Glenn Beck” despite my annoyance with him about his view of Common Core and a couple of other issues, but then he had to go and include politics in his list of things to not hate people for.
No Glenn, hating people for espousing short sighted, dumb, and harmful political ideas that destroy the country is a VERY good reason to hate someone.
But thank you for the shout out to not hating gay people just for being gay.
An unprecedented abuse of powers. Worse than Richard Nixon. The most un-American president in the history of the nation. The words of an arch-conservative? Hardly. The warnings of a liberal icon.
Nat Hentoff, historian, novelist and syndicated columnist, is not a fan of Barack Obama. In fact, Hentoff says it’s time to consider impeachment — citing Obama’s tendency to resort to the executive order whenever his proposals are rejected by the Republican-controlled House of Representatives.
“Apparently he doesn’t give one damn about the separation of power. Never before in our history has a president done these things.”
Let me preface this article with the disclaimer that I know very little about the state of education in North Carolina. I know that public schools in general are usually disgusting paper mills that push students through without much care to whether the…
When I was reading Greg Gutfeld’s book, The Joy of Hate, this year I thought he was being a little melodramatic when he complained that Republicans/Conservatives were starting to get offended as easily as liberals. (I can’t remember where he said that and…
It’s a good thing she’s cute as a button, otherwise this would have killed all her redeeming qualities in one shot.
“The word ‘fat’ I think should be illegal,” the Oscar winner told Walters. “If we’re regulating cigarettes and sex and cuss words, because…