(Not) Shocking: Obama picks socialist as Medal of Freedom honoree

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Dolores Huerta is not shy about her socialist beliefs. She’s heaped public praise on the work Hugo Chavez is doing by socializing Venezuela and wonders why America isn’t following the same path (wait…we aren’t?) Huerta has said that “Republicans hate Latinos” and has no problem with illegal immigration. So, of course, she’s a great pick for the Presidential Medal of Freedom …if your President happens to be a socialist.

That’s right, Dolores Huerta can now add one more bullet to her resume. Thanks to President Obama she has been awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

It would be a HUGE understatement to say Glenn wasn’t exactly thrilled about this, as he told listeners about the President’s honoree. Glenn has been lambasted by the mainstream media for daring to describe President Obama as a socialist.

When given the facts, Glenn would argue that the mainstream media should be lambasted for calling the President anything but a socialist, and for completely ignoring and/or avoiding his radical ties. His latest slogan, “Forward,” has been used throughout history in socialist and communist regimes, he’s appointed multiple known socialists and communists along with those that praise them to his cabinet – Carole Browner, Van Jones, and Anita Dunn just to name a few – and now, he’s honored an honoree chair of the Democratic Socialists of America with the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

“So you have some idea of who has received this in the past, it has been Billy Graham, Pope John Paul, Gordon B. Hinckley, Mother Teresa, Neal Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, Jackie Robinson, Rosa Parks, Martin Luther King, Friedrich Hyack, Bill Cosby, Ansel Adams, Frank Sinatra, B.B. King, John Wayne, Walt Disney, Charlton Heston, Bob Hope, Jimmy Stewart, Norman Rockwell, and Dolores Huerta – the honoree chair of the Democratic Socialists of America,” Glenn said, “A woman who has bashed the United States as a nation that stole Mexican land, whose allegiance lies not with this country but with Mexico.”

After playing an audio clip of Huerta saying that “Republicans hate Latinos,” Glenn reminded listeners that President Obama was supposed to be ‘the great uniter’, “so he starts by giving the Presidential Medal of Freedom to a woman who says that Republicans hate Latinos?” Glenn asked.

But there’s more. Here are just a few samples of the audio clips Glenn played on radio this morning:

Huerta (speaking to Mexicans/Mexican Americans): “As we like to say, we didn’t cross the border, the border crossed us”

Huerta: “And we have a campaign that we rolled out – and we rolled it out here in the state of Texas deliberately, because we wanted the message to come home to the neighborhood, to the barrio, to the community. And it’s a program that we’re calling ‘We Can Help.’

Huerta (speaking in a commercial): “I’m Delores Huerta and I have a message for every hardworking farmworker: You deserve to get paid every dollar you earn, and have safe housing and transportation. This is the law. The U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division can help if there’s a problem. Whether your documented or not, the call is free and confidential.”

Huerta also had a lot of surprisingly great things to say about Hugo Chavez and what he’s doing down in Venezuela. She praised the cooperative farms, free medical and dental care, the free housing for the people (that Venezuela’s military commands their representative to provide). “We are the richest country in the world, right? So why can’t we do that in the United States? Republicans hate Latinos. Republicans hate Latinos,” Huerta said.

Glenn emphasized again that yes, Dolores Huerta, who praises socialist dictators like Hugo Chavez, is the Presidential Medal of Freedom Honoree.

“So you know who Hugo Chavez is.  Why can’t we do this in America? There’s many people in this administration who ask that very question. Why can’t we do it!? In fact, one of them is the Marxist and diversity Czar at the FCC Mark Lloyd,” Glenn said. “A guy who says a very important revolution happened, but only when he got control of the media.”

Glenn decided to take a better look at the wonderful Venezuela and Hugo Chavez that everyone in this administration seems to adore so much.

Here are just a few of the facts on Chavez and Venezuela that Glenn shared with listeners this morning:

Hugo Chavez has rationed water and light. Small towns in Venezuela now go weeks without water and hours without electric lights.

He’s trying to control what students can and cannot do.  Chavez has his own University where Chaveznistas can attend – none of them get hired.  Why? Their educational system is so “efficient” that students can become a doctor in a three years and an engineer in two.

Chavez is a friendly contact to the gorillas from Columbia, and also had a good relationship with the Saddam Hussein.

Chavez has fostered a relationship with Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, and there are now Iranian missiles pointed towards the U.S. from Venezuela.

Venezuala has nationalized oil, gas, and banking industries.

Chavez has threatened the lives of politicians that dares to run against him and their families. He has also taken part in kidnappings of other politician and other politician families.

“This is who Dolores Huerta admires.  This is what she’s out preaching we should be more like.  This is the woman that the President just honored yesterday with the Medal of Freedom,” Glenn said.

  • landofaahs

    Awards are useless human trophies to man’s vane glory.  I work only toward one trophy, the crown of eternal life that Jesus will give me.  You can have your earthly awards.

  • http://www.artinphoenix.com/gallery/grimm snowleopard (cat folk gallery)

    No suprise at all that Mr Obama honors his socialist and communist friends with the highest civilian honor the nation can give. Obama has betrayed his sworn oath, one made in a promise to God himself that he would defend and protect the nation and carry out the duties of his office; and he has shown to be the liar and villian he is by each action taken.

    Obama needs to understand clearly, as we all do, we are given a task in this world as ordained by God himself, to carry forth in the world. Those who are entrusted with much, such as Obama, and in turn sell out the heavenly riches for the glory of the world will be required all the more before God on the day we all answer in judgment, for good or bad.

    The glory of this world is but for a moment in passing, and if God decides one is to be given honors for the advancement of His cause and will; then let it be done.

    As for me and my house, we will serve the Lord Almighty, and never will I willingly bow before any man.

  • http://www.artinphoenix.com/gallery/grimm snowleopard (cat folk gallery)

    Agreed. I see it this way, if God Himself declares a man is to be honored for the advancement of HIS plans, then let it be done. Otherwise Heaven itself and the crown of eternal glory and life, along with eternal home with God and Jesus are my goals in this world.

  • landofaahs

    Amen to that..what earthly treasure can match that?

  • Anonymous

    Quick question…
    Should Social Security be abolished?  It is a socialist concept.
    Should Medicare/Medicaid be abolished? It is a socialist concept.

  • SoThere

    Shouldn’t you be out getting some kind of Penicillin shot because of all the prostitutes you frequent?

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Carolyn-Ferrante/100000671220210 Carolyn Ferrante

    It just never ends with our President, does it?  He doesn’t even hide the fact that he supports socialism, yet just today I had a small argument with someone at the CP senior center, who’s voting for Obama (again)…..because she hates George Bush!  Go figure.

  • Anonymous

    Medal of “Freedom”, indeed.

    “Placing value on the worthless, Disregarding priceless wealth” — Ray Stevens “Mr. Businessman”.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Carolyn-Ferrante/100000671220210 Carolyn Ferrante

    strlk — You’re wrong!  As we work throughout most of our adults years, money is taken out of our paychecks and put into an SS fund.  Medicare and Medicaid are not given automatically, although Medicaid has morphed into a socialist-type payout.  You stretch the meaning of the term “socialist.”

  • Anonymous

    Go ahead.  Perhaps this country will then learn a thing or two about true Charity instead of wasting billions of dollars administering a false charity.

  • SoThere

    What a stupid argument. A Marxist Socialist who is out to destroy our way of life shouldn’t be given this countries highest honor to be bestowed on a civilian.

    It’s a disgrace. Obama is just showing his background and beliefs when he did this.

    President Romney will solve the Obama Marxist problem in this country.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_BGC7U7QUFEWSSV3H4IFHLAFK54 mudslide

     not only that, but the future of these programs are in constant threat due to ‘borrowing’ from the pot that we pay on to….just another form of tax IMO….

  • Anonymous

    RIght ON!!!!
    Our government stole up to 15% of our wages (including what the company had to fork over . . . which was really our pay because it was what it cost our employer to have us work for them) . Now because they spent the money and put IOU’s in the lock box, it gets a rating a little under welfare that is giving to people who don’t work . . . some who have never worked . . . but are entitled to get it. Well, we’re entitled to get back what we had TAKEN FROM US.

  • Anonymous

    This is just as Disgusting as BHO receiving the Nobel Peace
    Prize after 2 days in office. Americans are learning daily the hard way, that
    No One Can Fix Stupid, none can fix Ridiculously Unethical and no Doctor can
    stop the downright infectious diseases running across our Nation hitting epic contagion from our so
    called sick Leadership governing with Shameless Reprobate Minds.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_BGC7U7QUFEWSSV3H4IFHLAFK54 mudslide

    I suggest she go back to Mexico…..

  • Nordey

    Five more months of this kinda crap, then he’s out of a job!!! and all his commie buddies too!

  • Anonymous

    Socialist-Freedom, not possible.

  • http://twitter.com/SoquelCreek Soquel by the Creek

    Dolores Huerta Girl Scout Patch for Girls grades K-5
    http://www.girlscoutshcc.org/gshccadmin/site1/girlscouts/pdf/Links/DHPatchK_5.pdf

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Bob-Compton/100001006733043 Bob Compton

    What do you expect from The Great One, who “earned” the Nobel Peace Prize? He has changed both awards into mere pieces of tin, as worthless as a Crackerjacks prize. He has no honor, no moral compass, no conscience, no pride in America, and no loyalty to the Constitution which he has sworn on a Koran to honor and defend. He is corrupted beyond redemption, and his singular goal is to bring America to its knees. I must say he’s doing a pretty good job of it, too. He has done one good thing, though- he has shown us all the RINOs we have in Congress. That shows the Tea Party the people we need to work against to get our house in order. I fear that this could well be the last free election in America.

  • Anonymous

    medal of freedom? MEDAL OF FREEDOM ???? this woman needs to go to prison for encouraging illegal immigration in this country. i am so sick of the GD race card being played by this administration thati could throw up!!!!!!!!

  • Anonymous

    ss and medicare are certainly unconstitional

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_BGC7U7QUFEWSSV3H4IFHLAFK54 mudslide

     The first step is for girls to learn about Dolores Huerta. An excellent resource is the new bi-lingual children’s book, Side by Side/Lado a Lado: The Story of Dolores Huerta and Cesar Chavez………….

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/PWAHY3WGBTBYLSGUJ7J36I7NK4 carlos

    As long as we sit around and talk about it and not get off our ass and do something about it,then the socialist and communists win.Start doing something, get out on the streets and let them know we will not give up without a fight.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_OPJORL2IHPGBP5USJSUY5XGEUE LEE

    He will only win illegally.  But if he does, I fear it will be the last election in America.

  • Anonymous

    What part of ILLEGAL immigration does this woman NOT understand?  It is illegal, against the law.  Makes me wonder what others laws she disregards. Can’t wait for ODumba administration to be over. 

  • Anonymous

    How underwhelming. Silly me, I thought the Presidential Medal of Freedom was only given to citizens of the United States. 

  • Anonymous

    this president is not American , but a pawn for the devil himself ,but don’t worry his day will come !

  • Anonymous

     So boatman189 if ss and medicare are so on Constitutional feel free to be a good citizen and do not use either. I will give up my ss if the American government gives me back all my money they stole from me and my employers. Only I want interest on all monies using the IRS rules and for my mental stress at lest 5 million dollars. As for medicare if obama care stands the average citizens will receive worst care now than what the people on medicare receive now. The exception would be for the rich and the politicians, they will receive the same great treatment they receive now!

  • Anonymous

    What more proof do people need, obama is a straight up socialist out to destroy America!

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/B2HC3QZPMNFPMR6N2LIPL34T6Y CarolynV

    If the american people don’t get it by now they should considering what this move is saying. How can obama in all good consciousness do this? One more indication the world around us is crumbling as we stand so near the edge of the cliff.

  • Anonymous

    Obama seems to do something every day that proves how much he hates everything about America and freedom. He has now made a mockery of the Medal of Honor by giving it to someone who also hates America. He is a disgrace to humanity and should be impeached and then put in a prison cell for the rest of his life.

  • Anonymous

    i’d like to kick her back into mexico and slam the door in her face

  • Anonymous

    This man has no integrity at all.  Delores Huerta, I know very well.  My father was in the California Legislature when Ronald Reagan was Governor and Ceasar Chavez was speaking before the Assembly and Delores Huerta was there on the floor of the Assembly, and my father turned around and said, Delores what is it that you really want? and she looked right in my father’s eyes and said, ” you stoll it from us and were going to take it back” referring to the State of California.  This one is a Socialist activist and has been for years.  She is NOT an American Patriot and it is a disgrace for her to get this medal.

  • Anonymous

    Betrayed what sworn oath?? Don’t you all remember; at his inauguration, Obama miffed the oath of office and had to be re-sworn in in the Oval Office behind closed doors and closed to the press, open only to his own film crew. The American People have never actually heard Obama recite the Oath of Office. We don’t know what oath he has sworn to. I have said all along that with his miffs and gaffs, he is actually talking code to the various radical factions much like the British did with the French and Dutch resistance in World War II.

  • Anonymous

    Well that’s two major awards that have been devalued by Barry, along with the  nation. He’s like a parasite sucking the good out of this country and turning it to meaningless paper. He has got to go. Let him set up his Marxist regime in Kenya…or Indonesia…or Libya or Syria. He’s a traitor.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_IBPI63ABT264USBDALCN4F7UKY billy2

    this sob, is certainly not being shy about telling the world he a commie, and don’t call him a socalist, because it’s not one……………this one is a filthy commie/marxist thru and thru and his old kissing buddy is going to bite the dust via a painful and deserved death, the way ALL dicktators should go, I hope they run out of pain pills, this sob, tells us seniors if we need an expensive procedure done…………TAKE A PAIN PILL!! shove it ovomit and may you get what you deserve.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Scott-Bashaw/1066839458 Scott Bashaw

    All part of Obama’s Communist Revelution

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Scott-Bashaw/1066839458 Scott Bashaw

    so True!!!

  • Anonymous

    Glenn is right. What other evidence does the brain dead MSM need that our current POTUS is in fact a socialist. This award is an obvious example.

  • Anonymous

    Consider whom Obama heralds and whom he decries (subversively).  He holds contempt for the highest source of revenue, the 1%.  Why would you hold contempt for the people who will ultimately pay for your policies Mr. President?  Prior to Herman Cain’s candidacy free fall, wasn’t he President Obama’s toughest potential challenge?  He would have forced Obama to EARN the black vote instead of just simply TAKING it.  Obama’s people (the media) exacerbated the story of an apparently flirtatious old guy into something it was not. Then…Rick Santorum was caught on you tube some months back deriding contraception.  Then Santorum starts doing well in the polls….lo and behold, Obama and his people make a provocative move, forcing Catholic charities to forego their conscience and do what he says.  Yet he tells the nation that Rick Santorum has waged a war on women, even though all he is guilty of is being Catholic.  Current Republican front runner Mitt Romney has a well-documented, wishy washy take on gay marriage.  It’s an issue that can kill him, why? Because Provocateur Obama has responded to Romney’s past on this issue by becoming the first president in US history to endorse gay marriage, forcing this issue into the forefront for the Right’s presumptive nominee.  
    So there you have it, Obama has all the cards of his demagoguery in place.  He has the gays, he has the blacks, he has the atheists, he has the women, he feels he has the Latinos because he says he has the backs of their illegal constituents.  He says he has the poor people since he hates the 1%.  
    Now if you are white, if you are male, if you are rich, if you are Jewish, or if you are Christian, consider how Obama feels about you.  If you are any of these things here in this latter group AND YOU VOTE REPUBLICAN, people with a leftist view will give you the following labels:  Racist, anti-Palestinian, oppressors, narrow-minded, living in the past, greedy, mysogynistic, myopic….etc. you get the idea.  
    The Left has made it clear who belongs in the club and who doesn’t.  Can’t you see that Obama is going for a one party system people?  Also, anyone with a conscience be damned…

  • Bobbie Williams

    When will America wake up and Know that Obama is a socialist. Or is Socialism what The AM Citizens want?

  • http://www.facebook.com/michael8495 Michael Smith

    I had hoped that Obama wasn’t like I thought he was when I first heard him speak approx. four years ago, but the more that I watched and listened to the guy the more my suspicion was right from the beginning. How sad is that? What really is troubling as well is, all the people who voted for Obama, they all got suckered in to his rhetoric, and there is still many who still believe in him, with their hands out stillwaiting on that Obama money, along with everything else he promised those poor foolish people who is what they call the RANK and the COMMON MAN. Obama has no more respect for any of them as he does for people like Glenn Beck, rush Limbaugh, Shaun Hannity, Bill OReily, etc..Oh, I don’t want to forget all the OTHERS that he has stepped on to get where he is at, like his pastor, Mr. Wright. To get back to what we were talking about, One would expect to be a communist when one was raised as one, this is another place that I get stuck when it comes to those of the media, which brings me to this question, did anybody Vet Barack Hussien Obama?

  • Anonymous

    I am tired of of this **&#* too. If Venesuela is so great, why are the illegal immigrants and Delorez living here.  I think people need to focus on people who are going to vote for Obama again. Some of them are voting out of ignorance and might change their vote, others want Americanism to die. People who aren’t smart enough to survive the capitalist way want to change to socialism. I am under the impression in Oregon; that children of illegal immigrants are given special tests or extra types of work so they can graduate from school or college. Children of illegal immigrants or illegal immigrants are not expected to pass with the same tough standards Americans are expected to achieve. These people will be our bosses some day. I worked with a lady who said her Illegal alien husband was a manager at a major company here in Oregon a few years ago, he helped illegal aliens get employed. They were busted, and told to get new names and come back. I know her husband got his job back. She said he bought a new name in Mexico. It use to be people were ashamed to get by dishonestly or deceitfully, children of illegals are taught and others that to school with them or work them or expected to accept they are pity cases and its ok to do whatever they need to do to survive. How many of you have worked with people who think like this? How many of you have had to endure being treated like your nothing even though your honest and hard working; but the deceitful people don’t want you to look good or they believe everyone is dishonest like them? If dishonest people keep being allowed to stay in positions of authority over others, such as leads, PIC’s, focal points, supervisors; think how this is going to affect your children, who you raised to live by ethics.

  • Anonymous

    Of all the good people that won this award, our paper, The Stockton Record, put Huerta’s picture on the front page with the president and I already knew what her personal affiliations were.  Disgusting and disgraceful, but then look at the rest of California and our legislature.  We’ve become the northern states of Mexico!

  • http://www.facebook.com/doris.carman Doris Carman

    I hope no one is surprised. I wonder that his children dont hear the whispers that must surround them in school and home.If he were actually a christian man this would bother him a great deal.But he went to church(not often) and heard nothing controversial in 20 years.What could have closed his ears all that time. He still does not attend church much but he is a busy man. Golf is important on Sundays.

  • http://www.facebook.com/doris.carman Doris Carman

     Let them have California. Did you hear how the govt there stole the money from license plate sales that was marked for children of 911? just like our federal govt stole social security moneys.but from children. 15 million dollars was made from the WE WILL ALWAYS REMEMBER license plates and not even a million has been distributed. Now Jerry Brown is going to have an audit.What a joke.

  • Anonymous

    Ridiculous to give a freedom award to someone that is helping to take our freedom away..
    obama must be just trying to piss us off.

  • Anonymous

    Quick answer:

    Why don’t we abolish you and remove a socialist.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Scott-Jordan/1351381528 Scott Jordan

    I am leaving this once great country as fast as I can. I know what that P.O.S. potus is doing to this country, and he is just getting started, I am not going to live under a narcissistic dictator.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Ida-McCoy/100000104764236 Ida McCoy

    I am not a bid surprised with President Obama giving Dolores Huerta the Medal of Freedom, I have always thought that he is a socialist and this really proves it. If President Hugo Chavez is so great and he is givings his people everything they need, than why are the illegals keep trying to come into the USA illegally. I can’t understand why Mexico isn’t doing something for their people. Why should America spend billions of dollars for illegals to come into his country to have their babies here to get welfare and it keeps on going. That is our tax money that is going to the illegals and they don’t have to pay taxes, is that fair. Hell! No. So Dolores Huerta why don’t you rally up all the illegals that are here and invite them to go to Valenzula, After all Hugo Chavez is doing such a great job in his country for his people. Why bother with the USA. One more thing Dolores Huerta, don’t you know your history. Mexico & the United states had a war, Mexico lost and we won, that is why we have the land. Remember the Alamo. It’s not that we don’t like the illegals, it’s the way they come in, that we don’t like, come to America the correct way and get a citizenship and become an American, work and pay your fair share of taxes. Than we will welcome you with open arms.  

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Tara-Jean-Olson/591696061 Tara Jean Olson

    He is becoming aware- even despite his narcissistic views, that the U.S.A. has not been willing to bow down to appease his untested, inexperienced, ‘remake’ that was his hope.                 Thank goodness for the Founding Fathers!

  • greywolfrs

    So, where are all the left wing morons to tell us how Obamao isn’t a socialist/communist? You left wing idiots can’t see past the nose on your face. Dumb M F ers.

  • Anonymous

    The bafoonery and myopia of Beck, yet again on full display.  If you listened carefully, beck lamented and criticized Obama for being  an”anti-colinialist”……… Ummmmm, isn’t that what any right minded, compassionate person aspires to be?  Quick overly generic definition of Colonialism, taken from  Stanford Encyclopedia-  Colonialism is a practice of domination, which involves the subjugation of one people to another.  So can someone tell me exactly why it’s SO WRONG for Obama to be an anti-colonialist?    Or do we want our leaders subscribing to a train of thought, like the ones OUTDATED super powers, such as  Great Britian, the OTTOMAN EMPIRE, the ROMAN EMPIRE, use to practice. YOu know, like wHen they use to go into foreign territories, and re-populate them with people from the mother country. Which in effect made these countries no LONGER SOVERIEGN, and directly beholden to the superpower/empire in question. …… So isn’t beck directly contradicting himself when he denouces ANTI-COLOINALISM as being bad.  Because being one essentially means that you want peope to be self-sufficient, and govern without the interference of a foreign overlord.  Strange for someone like beck to miss this point COMPLETELY, especially when he constantly talks about GOV”T INTRUSION on peoples’ lives, and is a strong advocate for STATES’ RIGHTS.  OR IS IT NOT?

    SECOND POINT:   SOCIALISM at it’s core, that is from a THEORETICAL perspective (nevermind practice, and the worldwide failed attempts at implementing it) is about giving power NOT TO THE STATE, but rather to EVERDAY PEOPLE who run an industry, town, city, enterprise, or whatever the case might be.  IN other words it aims at producing an egalitarian mode of thinking, where WE ALL have say in what goes on.  IN CONTRAST, capitalism, at it’s core is about one THING- PROFITS.  Capitalists gnenerally overlook the fact that their policies, such as closing up shops and moving to a country where they can maintain maximum profits,  is going to lead to people losing their jobs. Capitalism is a dog eat dog mentality.  And while I agree with that notion, to some extent.  IT does not make it any less harsh of a system, especially to avg workers, who often live pay check to pay check, which usually is just barely enough to get by.

    SO my point for distinguishing socialism from capitalism is simply this: just because people in the OBAMA adminsitration might agree or like some aspects of Socialist theory or practices, does not make them “crazy radicals” as Beck would like everyone to think. I would actually argue, that it possibly makes them a little more compassionate than most.  Or should we all just sit idly, while some companies charge us $150 for shoes that cost 10 dollars to be made? I am not adovcating, nor making a plea by the way, that we should all become socialists, fyi.  Rather, all i’m saying is that we need to REMAIN FOREVER critical of the STAUTS QUO, AKA, CAPITALISM as it stands today., Let’s no be afraid to tweak it and incorporate tenets from other systems, bc as it stands today, the system produces a whole lot more have nots, than haves.

     

  • Anonymous

    WOW.  That puts the “Presidential Medal of Freedom” right up there with the Nobel Peace Prize as something that USED TO mean something.

  • Anonymous

    Well, if we stole it from Mexico an even stronger argument can be made that Mexico first stole it from Spain. And for the record, Mexico “owned” what is now the American southwest for 26 years, and Texas for less than that. We had a war, guys. America won, Mexico lost. Get used to it.

  • Anonymous

    Actually, we become emboldned when we hear simple minded explanations like the ones you like to adovcate with regards to complex issues.  But I get it, you like overly generic narratives, like when your watching a movie.  YOu want clear-cut good guys and bad guys. Simple narratives allow you to just sit back and not think. Well, I’m sorry to break it to you homie,  but the real world is alot more complicated than that.  Just bc someone might have agreed with somethign mao or hugo chavez did, does make them CRAZY. Republicans foam a the mouth at the though of Reagan, but funny how contrary to many of their highly held religous beliefs, Reagan WAS the instigator of counter-terrorism tactics that led to THOUSANDS OF CIVILLIAN DEATHS, namely in CENTRAL AMERICA.  SO where is your outrage over that? TEll me? Break down your logic, for not calling the Republican’s hero a radical?  Cause to me, and I think to most people, Knowingly funding groups who are going to terrorize civillians, sounds pretty radical? OR is it not?

  • greywolfrs

    Oh please, you obviously do not have the first clue about which you speak. The problem with socialism is not the tenets as they are written, it’s in human nature. The leaders in any socialist society believe they deserve more and get just as greedy as in any other economic system. At that moment, there are FAR more poor than in a Capitalistic society The difference: Those leaders turn into totalitarian dictators, just like in Fascism. At least Fascism isn’t trying to hide that fact.
     
    Capitalism, in it’s true form, gives everyone a chance to be on top. Just because our politicians have perverted the system to their own ends, does not mean Capitalism is a failure. Nor does it mean we should incorporate socialist ideas into a the Capitalist system because the two are completely incompatible, just by the basic tenets of each.

  • http://www.speakthewordnow.com Karen Rose

    Yes , Hugo Chavez wants to keep the poor people healthy…………….BECAUSE THEY ARE WORKER BEE’S….but they will never make enough money to be FREE…EVER!…and that is what they are trying to do here…America needs worker bee’s also so …WAKE UP!

  • greywolfrs

     I am NOT a Republican, nice try, but your assumption is wrong, moron. Keep making assumptions, that seems to be working great for you. Dunce.

  • Anonymous

    She can love on Hugo all she wants. From what I just read Mr. Chavez may not be with us much longer. With any luck and/or GOD’s blessings, Venezuela will start growing roots of a
    true representative republic or democracy before too long. Meanwhile Chavez will be feeding the roots of trees from 6 feet under. Of course that would probably kill the trees with the same
    cancer.

  • Anonymous

    I’m making assumptions?, Go back and read my post. I never SAID YOU WERE ONE, I said the Republicans hero, just like so many other president’s similarly practiced and implemented questionable policies. So there is selective outrage going on here.  To single out Obama, is overblown is my point.   SO looks like you’re the dunce.  Cause you couldn’t even read correctly, before responding.

  • Anonymous

    You sir are a simplistic tool that has no idea how the real world works.  In trying to sound knowledgeable you made the basic mistake of being wordy.  

  • http://www.speakthewordnow.com Karen Rose

    All these people that are stuck on STUPID…will soon be gone like the wind…just like the Word of God says… Rich Oppressors Will Be Judged
    5 Come now, you rich, weep and howl for your miseries that are coming upon you! 2 Your riches are corrupted, and your garments are moth-eaten. 3 Your gold and silver are corroded, and their corrosion will be a witness against you and will eat your flesh like fire. You have heaped up treasure in the last days. 4 Indeed the wages of the laborers who mowed your fields, which you kept back by fraud, cry out; and the cries of the reapers have reached the ears of the Lord of Sabaoth. 5 You have lived on the earth in pleasure and luxury; you have fattened your hearts as in a day of slaughter. 6 You have condemned, you have murdered the just; he does not resist you.
    Be Patient and Persevering
    7 Therefore be patient, brethren, until the coming of the Lord. See how the farmer waits for the precious fruit of the earth, waiting patiently for it until it receives the early and latter rain. 8 You also be patient. Establish your hearts, for the coming of the Lord is at hand.
    James 5

  • Anonymous

    Again, you failed to read my post, or undersand it at the least.  I was talking from a theoretical perspective.  YOu bringing up leaders and how they have co-opted what socialism was suppose to look like in say Cuba, Russia, Cambodia, etc, are what have occured after the fact of an attempted socialist revolution. WHich by the way I alluded to as being failuers on my first post.  

    Capitalism by the way is not about “everyone having a chance” IT’S about profits.  Ask any entrepenour this.  People having chance are secondary when it comes to the system.  And by the way, you mention “politicians perverting the system”.  That’s funny, how you MAKE it seem, (and correct me if I’m wrong) as though that is a recent development.  Politicans have been “perverting” the system from day one.  Or is not allowing WOMEN, NATIVE AMERICANS, SLAVES, AND  WHITE NON LAND OWNERS THE right not to vote in the early days of our republic, somehow mean that people all started off on a level playing field? 

  • Anonymous

    okay, care to explain, how being wordy, somehow makes me less knowledgable and a simplictic tool?  I can break down my arguments in a more simplistic fashion if you like? You know what nevermind the second point I made about socialism.  Address, what I spoke  about with regards to BEck’s take on colonialism?  I want to hear you try and defend his stance on that issue?  Please try?

  • Anonymous

    James – Say what you want about capitalism as it exists in the United States – but what we define as “poverty” here in the good old US of A is considered WEALTH in most of the world.  The European middle class, especially the former eastern bloc countries, live in conditions indistinguishable from what are sometimes called “ghettos” here.  Well, the Europeans DO keep their “ghettos” cleaner…  And, yes, I have lived there – 8 years total, across 3 separate tours of duty.

    We aren’t perfect, or even close – we are STILL just closer than anybody else to the ideals that we believe in.  

    A “have not” in America is even allowed to complain!  Try that in most of the socialist “worker’s paradises” of today.  Call me from the hospital – if you get to one.

  • Anonymous

     Yes they are both socialist inspired concepts. Yes they should be ended. I’ll be happy to give  both up (forced to have Medicare against my will, not allowed to opt out), on both, would love to get my money paid  back and be able to decide and control my own health and finances. FDR hated the constitution and the Declaration of Independence and he hated blacks, was a progressive and set the stage for expansion of government and the administrative state, never intended by the founders.

  • Anonymous

    Socialists  hate people.  They want to hold everyone in bondage
    so they can control them.  They must have grown up with no love.
    They have no commen sense.
    Sad to say but these are the people who want to control the world.

  • Lioness

    The more government bureaucracy you create, the more bureaucracy there is to corrupt. It’s just human nature, with socialism you become reliant on government institutions that may be more corrupt than a crony capitalist. Only difference, you can’t cut ties from one, you can always choose not to be part of the other.

  • Anonymous

    Look, I never denounced capitalism in its entirety.  I didn’t go back and read my posts.  My overall point, is that we need to be critical of it, and that socialism in theory, is not a bad idea.  Therefore let’s not let Beck, and others condemn people who do not necessarilly share his views on socialism as this all encompasssing evil system, and mode of thinking. I’m less of an advocate for socialism, than critical eye for how BECK overly simplifies issues.

    ANd I know we are not perfect, but we shouldn’t just accept things as they are, and compare ourselves to others in order to make our standards of poverty sounds less appealling.  WE need to remain critical, of whatever system.  And if you notice, especially on libertarian and conservative outlets, like this one and fox news. They denouce socialism and leftism, as poison, having whole shows on how disgusting they are.  But ask yourslef this, WHy do they not devote whole hour shows to the inherent inequalities of the captialist system.  NEVERMINd, comparing it to socialism, But why not just devote entire episodes to the pitfalls, (which you alluded to captialsim having) of the system.  A lack of transparency definitely on this site, and others exists, and that more than anything is where my beef lies.   

    Appreciate you non-rude reply however.

  • Lioness

    The more government bureaucracy you create, the more bureaucracy there is to corrupt. It’s just human nature, with socialism you become reliant on government institutions that may be more corrupt than a crony capitalist. Only difference, you can’t cut ties from one, you can always choose not to be part of the other.

  • Anonymous

    you’re right to an extent.  Failed attempts at socialsim have become giant dicatorial beauocracies.  But that’s not to say that the greatest most exceptional country, and you know who I’m talking about, cannot find a way to actually implement the system in a way, that works as it’s theoretically envisioned.  People like to talk about the U.S, the greatest country on earth.  We bow down to no one, and do it better than everybody else. Okay, if most of us believe in that mentality, we shouldn’t be afraid to deviate, even slightly from a broken system, and attempt something that at it’s core aims to better the lives of MOST PEOPLE.

  • http://twitter.com/elprofetahabacu elprofetahabacu

    Hugo Chavez as Fidel Castro hates America and Israel.

  • Anonymous

    Spain “conquered” and plundered the area and crushed the Aztec and native civilization that existed and cut the native population in half. Mexico sort of evolved from the descendants of the Spanish conquerors and the Aztecs/Mayans and maybe some Incas. Mexico declared independence from Spain in the 1800′s. They never stole anything from Spain, nor did we steal California and Texas. We did settle in the areas, but Mexico had never had much control over the outlying areas now known as California, Texas et al and the war(s) and border actions settled that.

  • Lioness

    I used to think that way, until I took a close look at human nature. If you give power to an institution, perhaps “in theory” an honest person could run that institution fairly, but what happens when someone else takes power. Do you trust every one? I prefer to have a choice, and fail on my own merit. The government is supposed to protect the people, not control our lives.

  • Anonymous

    Why isn’t there a thumbs down button on this board?

  • Anonymous

    Curious George strikes again.

  • Anonymous

    SOcialsim is NOT about government holding power, it’s about dispersing power to the workers. The people who toil and make an exhuberant amount of money for owners, shareholders, and boards of directors.  WHy not let the people whose labor keeps the company in business from having more of a say on goes on? It’s not that radical of a concecpt. It really isn’t.

  • Anonymous

    It’s going to be a long hot summer…recap..Obama-”I did not run for office to be helping out a bunch of fat cat bankers on Wall Street. Fact- Obama received more money from Wall Street through the Democratic National Committee and his campaign account than any politician in American History….Obama  said of lobbyists bluntly during the campaign,”They will not work in my White House”….Fact-There have been at times during his presidency more than 40 former lobbyists working in senior positions in his administration.In fact VP Biden’s former chief of staff, Ron Klain, was a prominent K Street Lobbyists who represented Fannie Mae during the infamous housing boom….Unemployment has not, as pledge by Obama, fallen below 8 percent post-stimulus….His hallmark piece of legislation-Healthcare reform-over 50% of the country doesn’t want it…Recent reports of Iran now have enough uranium for 5 nuclear weapons, remember Ahmadinejad…..Like I said it’s going to be a long hot summer!

  • Anonymous

    Since California is in such debt maybe this is the right time to give it back to Mexico.

  • http://twitter.com/LindaOnTheGo Linda H Anderson

    By the way, after the war we fought and won, we PAID Mexico for the land we ended up with. But let’s not look at the facts!!

  • Lioness

    Business only has as much power as you give it. I have a choice where to do my business, the only problem that occurs with business is when the government is involved. Bailouts, funding for failed green businesses, unequal taxes, and regulations give certain businesses an unfair advantage. When I work, I don’t toil, I provide a service. The problem is that people think they should live for free and that work is bad, that life should be easy. The truth is that we do not have a flawed system, and when allowed to work with out restraint works perfect with human nature. Who cares who owns what, and how much money they make? The truth is money does not make you better, happier, or more successful in life. If you want more, nothing is stopping you, but don’t think that all those rich “owners, shareholders, and boards of directors” have anything more in life than you do. In America we are all spoiled, and we should appreciate it. Stop trying to “fix” it, your just screwing it up.

  • Anonymous

    “…when all the cops are criminals and all the sinners saints…”
    Sympathy

  • http://www.facebook.com/leaanne.j.morrison Lea-Anne Joy Morrison

    This President has made a joke out of the U.S. The rest of the world is either laughing or crying. Places like Russia and China is looked at with more respect now (who could of seen that coming). 
    If you all pay Mexicans the same as U.S. citizens then I ask you, who the hell is going to hire illegals. I think it is a great idea. Pay them the same and see the unemployment rate of U.S. citizens go way down.
    Please elect some one else, pleassssse. He hurting the whole of the western world and making some of the evil countries look good.   

  • Anonymous

    We know by his actions what Obama believes and still Congress does nothing.

  • Anonymous

    I think she needs to move to Venezuela.  She will be feted and then starved with the rest of the populace.  Why would she stay here when her Chavezian utopia beckons? 

  • Anonymous

    No one did.

  • http://www.facebook.com/leaanne.j.morrison Lea-Anne Joy Morrison

    I ask you……Where in the whole wide world is socialism and communism working?…..Anyone…..and if you say Cuba I’ll hunt you down fool…..

  • new2la

    If it’s so great in Venezuela,  why aren’t they there;   those that take exception with our counrty?

  • Laura Thompson

    I don’t think Obama cares anymore whether anyone thinks he is a socialist.  I believe he is so confident in his ability to win America’s vote that he is now out with most of his REAL agenda.  The only thing he isn’t talking about the very private stuff is that it would show his corruption!

  • new2la

    Don’t kid yourself;  it has never meant anything.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/VAMIBZHSS5DO3HJS7U722N5WEY Dennis Tedder

    This backwoods cretin chimp and his ape wife belong at the Bronx Zoo in the monkey cages. This Marxist pig belongs in a Cuban prison. I am speaking of the Marxist nig**r president.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/UGGO77SVZSXB5BCOMEYLXKFU6U H

      This
    backwoods cretin chimp and his ape wife belong at the Bronx Zoo in the
    monkey cages. This Marxist pig belongs in a Cuban prison. I am speaking
    of the Marxist nig**r president.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/UGGO77SVZSXB5BCOMEYLXKFU6U H

    This
    backwoods cretin chimp and his ape wife belong at the Bronx Zoo in the
    monkey cages. This Marxist pig belongs in a Cuban prison. I am speaking
    of the Marxist nig**r president.
     

  • Anonymous

    Obama is an utter disappointment to Americans. Of course, the main media, being so leftist, totally ignore the things that he does. Instead, they praise his every move. How on earth did Huerta deserve such a high accolade from this non-American president is beyond true American understanding. It is a disgrace to Americans who made the country what it was and now is going down the tubes just like many countries which extolled multiculturalism.

  • Anonymous

    Obama is an utter disappointment to Americans. Of course, the main media, being so leftist, totally ignore the things that he does. Instead, they praise his every move. How on earth did Huerta deserve such a high accolade from this non-American president is beyond true American understanding. It is a disgrace to Americans who made the country what it was and now is going down the tubes just like many countries which extolled multiculturalism.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Wolff-Bachner/100000356049591 Wolff Bachner

    everything obama does is intended to be a slap in the face to Americans. he takes pleasure in being as offensive as possible to the standards that the vast majority uphold. he is a real piece of garbage.

  • new2la

    You need to cage your anger and put your racist remark on a top shelf where you can’t reach it.

  • Anonymous

    Ha, Ha, Ha!   A good one!  Trying for the Hispanic vote, are you, B.O.?   How about giving the

    Medal of Freedom to—- say—Maxine Waters?  Or Barbara Lee?  Then you get two for the price

    of one.  You can lock up the black vote and perhaps get more women to vote for you.  Win, win.

  • Publius Valerius

    He is just as pro-Chávez as Huerta.  That’s the message he is telegraphing to his base with this medal, which can no longer be considered an honour, any more so than the Nobel Peace Prize.  This is another absurd act by a man with absurd beliefs and a twisted notion of what it means to be American.  He displayed his subservience to Chávez back in 2009 when he turned his back on a U.S. ally, Honduras, in favour of a Chavista plan to take it over.  He showed complete submission at the feet of the alpha leader who calls for our destruction, sending shockwaves of disbelief through folks who never expected this behaviour from him, because we didn’t truly know him before that moment.  We had no idea that he was a Marxist who was ashamed of being an American, a speak-with-the-Left-and-live-with-the-Right hypocrite, a petty person more concerned with his public image than with the real problems in his country.  In four years he and his administration have diminished our standing in the world much more than Carter ever did, and soon we will have a weakened military, as well.  Even the biggest Commie-loving Liberal student doesn’t want a weak U.S., because it’s much more fun to wear a Che Guevara shirt as a protest stance, rather than to live under the crushing oppression of a Communist state such as China.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_ZFYHYAI6Z2B6GN5MHUQLFSIEBI Frustrated

    What is WRONG with this supposed President? He offends other countries with 1/2 the words that come out of his mouth. and he offends US here at home by the stupid decisions he makes.

  • Anonymous

    Oboma, has to be the most misinformed president in our history about what makes American great!  That he (Oboma) would know and pal around with these dictators out to disqualify him for the presidancy!  Dr. Jim Rush, SC 

  • http://www.artinphoenix.com/gallery/grimm snowleopard (cat folk gallery)

    Thanks for the input of the CA legislature; she is not a patriot indeed. The fact is after the American Mexican war we not only purchased the land via treaty from Mexico, we even, if the books of the timeperiod are correct, took up their own debt as well.

  • http://www.artinphoenix.com/gallery/grimm snowleopard (cat folk gallery)

    Also there is the small matter, if my sources are right, of the Mexican army moving across the border into Texas after it became one of our states.

    Thus we were invaded first.

  • Anonymous

    I cannot think of any words that are appropriate for polite discourse to convey my thoughts on Resident -0bama bestowing the Medal of Freedom upon Ms. Huerta.  There is, however, something of value I can offer to Mr. Beck’s audience as it pertains to Resident -0bama.

    DO NOT allow yourselves to think Mr. -0bama is stupid, niaive, inept, or misinformed; you MUST understand that Mr. -0bama knows at all times PRECISELY what he is doing.  He is enacting the plan of his handlers that is the design to destroy the United States of America, and he is a willing tool.

    We are at war and Mr. -0bama is the ENEMY!  He can only be defeated if we never allow ourselves to under estimate him and those whom he serves.  We must, therefore, take well-considered action at every opportunity and we can ill-afford to be slack in our duties as Americans.

    I urge you to join me and become active:  Write to your elected representatives and DEMAND they govern in full accordance with the Constitution, and when they do not, let the world know about it.  Study those who are running for office and attend their town hall meetings.  Have your questions prepared before you get there and ask them in a respectful manner but do NOT allow yourself to be blown off with some non-specific answer.  Encourage your friends and family to become active, as well.

    This country can ONLY be saved if we work together to save it.  I hope you will join me.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_Z7YLB7C6GXQOAB234RKQTA5F2M EARL S

    At least he isw NOT A DEMOCRAT

  • Anonymous

    Shame Shame Shame on you BHO

  • Anonymous

    Thanks, I wasn’t aware of the payment. I was miffed that the poster thought that Mexico was stolen from Spain, which it wasn’t. Viva La Revolution! Gotta luv those facts!

  • http://www.facebook.com/kimberly.willard3 Kimberly Willard

    Villian  to say the least.  Medal of non-freedom.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_GBW33WAJD3J6WJ7VBHW5FDGQLY SharonL

    1960′s Delano California; Caesar Chavez resigns his position as president of the Community Organizers in the Bay Area and moves to Delano. The AFLCIO and Saul Alinsky backed it up. Dolores Huerta was partner with Caesar Chavez. They immediately drove out by threat the ‘year round table grape workers’ that lived in Delano; Gov. Edmund G. Brown shut down the ‘Bracero’ Program which provided workers from Mexico only during harvest. Students from Universities came to march in the fields; they had to pay Chavez to attend the strikes and stay there. Do any of you recall the ‘boycott grapes’ marchers in front of your Safeway stores?? The unions moved in; forced elections. Bobby Kennedy came and there was a Senate Investigating Committee in Delano. My aunt and uncle testified as to the truth of what was happening. Boycotting table grapes was easier than when they hit the Salinas Valley and the lettuce crops. Most of the growers in Delano were from Yugoslavia; they immigrated there and grew table grapes. The workers from Mexico at harvest were most times ‘regulars’; they made the circuit; just like the wheat harvests in Colorado; harvest was done quickly. Table grapes require year round care and a year round work force. My aunt and uncle sponsored many ‘bracero’s’ to become US citizens. It was a healthy working relationship; most farm camps were decent; the ones owned by individual ranchers; the larger ‘corporate’ farms like Schenley Industries were’nt as nice and there was certainly room for improvement. When Obama appointed Huerta to the Deparment of Labor and gave her authority to act without giving her a title that required congressional approval it was just the same Community Organizing ‘family’; the same ‘family’ Obama is from in Chicago. It’s all Socialist’ it’s all following Saul Alinsky model. The unionization of Agriculture is a big piece to control what is grown and when a strike is called to threaten a harvest; etc., etc., It’s all in the communist game plan. My Uncles foreman had a mental breakdown; the threats and intimidation were constant. Delano is a very small town and my birthplace. There was no truth being given in news coverage; the Church believed the plight of the farmworker; Caesar Chavez never worked in the fields; not since a very young man and then not long at all; I think it was Texas?  They have recently renamed the building where the dining room is in Washington DC Department of Labor the Caesar Chavez Room complete with a large Mao like image of Chavez. It’s been going on for so many years and totally dedicated to achieve the takeover of the United States as we knew it. Wake UP!!!

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/GI75SZHM6M3TNEXJL3T4A7Q67U irri

    Before I posted, I read what others had to say, and I am of the opinion that Mexico deserves California, the debt it has gotten it’s self in , the prisons filled with gangmembers from Mexico , and all the Liberal entertainers who have the kind of money it takes to eat a $20,000.00 a plate meal!@MSpector:disqus Shame on the entertainment industry for promoting socialism! Shame on Obama  for turning our country into a socialist state! And MOST OF ALL- SHAME ON US  if we don’t stop this !

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_GBW33WAJD3J6WJ7VBHW5FDGQLY SharonL

     Do you know there is more than one party in California too? Do you know how hard Conservatives fight for limited government and to stop the ‘madness’ of the left in our state? Do you know the vast central valley and southern California are loaded with conservatives but due to districting and the wealthy coastal and SF dwellers our votes get overturned; like the marriage law we voted in and was overturned by the leftist 9th district. I’m sure whatever state you live in there is also more than one party. I’m sure your party doesn’t always win?? We’re standing our ground and fighting; it’s hard. Here in the valley where the liberals shut off the water to the farmers to ‘protect’ the smelt; the smelt are being killed by the stocking of bass in the delta which eat the smelt! But no, shut off the water to the farms that feed 1/3 of this nation. I’m sick of looking at the windmills on the Alta Monte Pass that kill thousands of birds daily; It used to be a beautiful range of mountains; now it’s a killing field. Believe me, oil wells are prettier and less dangerous. I’m tired of waiting 10 minutes for my lightbulb to warm up so I can see; thanks to Ms. Pelosi. Little things every day and then to have other states constantly telling Californians to drop off the edge!  Just remember this; we’re also the state that gave you Ronald Reagan; I wrote him in as president before he ever ran; I voted him in as Governor and I voted for him as our President. We still live here; The ‘middle class’ and poor can’t afford the Bay Area and San Francisco any more; we can’t afford to live on the coast; we can’t afford the Hollywood Hills and Malibu and Beverly Hills. We are the farmers, the electronics workers and defense industry workers that have to commute two hours each way to go where the jobs are; we are what’s good about California. Remember us when you think you need to say ‘away with California’.

  • Ewaryst Izewski

    At the same ceremony a World War II hero – Jan Karski * – was posthumously awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Of course, somebody had to represent Karski at the ceremony. For Poles Lech Walesa would be the right candidate. Not for Obama, though. Maybe because Walesa had no desire to meet the President during his last visit to Poland.
    There is more. During the ceremony, in his speech, Obama referred to German Nazi death camps as “Polish death camps” and this caused quite an outcry in Poland.

    *Jan Karski – twice sneaked into Warsaw Ghetto and to one of the death camps. He collected the evidence about the Holocaust and presented it to British and U.S. governments (personally to Franklin D. Roosevelt). Nobody believed him.

  • Anonymous

     I am no fan of Obama. I opposed him before he ran for President, about when Oprah did the country a big disservice suggesting and urging his run on her show. However, you make all conservatives look bad and racist and give the left more reason to point offensive fingers at those of us who oppose him. How dare you be so offensive, so ugly so stupid and un original? Why are the same stupid offensive classless ugly words posted 3 times with 2 different names? Are you H also? Neither of you or you under any name should be allowed to post such filth and stupidity. You must want him to win to do such a thing. YOu are unfit for the human race, as well as civil discourse.

  • Anonymous

     This country was designed to be a republic, not a bureaucratic state, which socialism has to be. It cannot work. The Constitution and Bill of rights are the practical implementation of the universal, guiding principles set forth in the Declaration of Independence. It was designed to be limited, weak central government,with checks & balances, in 3 divisions, legis, exec, judicial, with no one branch having or able to concentrate power in itself. What is broken is not the founder’s designed system. Wilson and the progressives started the country’s slide with his horrible foreign policy and his anti-black policies, undoing 70 yrs of progress in civil rights and the start of the destruction of education. FDR with his denigration of the Dec of Ind and the Constitution and his nanny state socialism and his expanded Bill of Rights expanded government and the bureaucracy, concentrating power into the executive branch. It has been down hill ever since, with few bright spots and some but not enough holding the line.
    The first and practically only woman millionaire who happened to be black, became so when there were few regulations to prevent it. Free enterprise unfettered by crushing burdensome regulations and taxes makes the lives of MOST PEOPLE better. Our “poor” are better off than the middle class and some rich in 3rd world countries if TV, mobile phones, and plumbing are any indication and would be better without government interference and “benefits”. Our system is what has brought the rest of the world up. Free enterprise and limited government at their core insures the enrichment materially of the lives of all. Socialism dumbs down all lives, makes people dependent on the government, kills individuality and initiative. I don’t want the government running my life anymore.
    You need an education. Socialism in theory is bad and contrary to the guiding and universal principles :one of which is self government to which socialism is opposed, also liberty and the pursuit of happiness. We have already attempted socialism; it has failed. Most of Europe is failing, with socialism. The most socialist countries are trying to shift course and go to more free enterprise and less government benefits because it is unworkable and ensures that more and more of the population end up on the dole and the rest flee the crushing debt.

  • Anonymous

    Listen to Lioness James, you might learn something.
    Besides being ungrammatical and misusing and misspelling your words you are not very observant or educated if you think the workers only make money for others and should have the say on what goes on. You have never worked or don’t have a clue how any business works or  even that unions, which were promoted by communist/socialist organizers, under the propaganda that workers should force businesses to pay what the union bosses wanted to get rich on, have run up costs on things like autos to the point that no one can really afford one. Unions are particularly socialist, and control business and government to a shocking degree at the expense of the rest of us. Unions even dictate who can work in the union and who can’t, (I was a manager at a unionized business and we had to hire 3 drunks and 2 incompetents plus a union steward before we could hire 1 competent worker who didn’t have seniority) you can’t get a job in many industries, including teaching, without joining a union and paying a high percentage of your wages to the union bosses. THAT’s Socialism which is more corrupt and corruptible  than the system designed by the Founders, which does require morality, religion and education per the Founders, to ensure the ability of self government. All 3 are sorely lacking in our country today.
    What you so ineptly state as not being a radical concept, radical is not the correct or accurate word. Perhaps irrelevant would be more appropriate, or impractical, or illogical, or non sequitur, maybe even stupid.

  • Anonymous

    It appears to me that the Mexicans have already taken over southern California.  If you do not believe me take a visit.  It runs all the way from San Diego to LA.  Besides those Mexican are living a much better lifestyle than they would have in Mexico. Anyway California is bankrupt, so let us follow their lead.

  • Anonymous

    Where do you get the idea that socialism in theory is not a bad idea. Did you make that up? Who did you read?
    Capitalism does not have pitfalls except in your mind. The problems with our system are in the government as redefined and corrupted by progressives/liberals/nazis/socialists/communists, the concepts of which or lack thereof are inimical to the founding principles.
    The lack of transparency is solely in your mind. 

  • Anonymous

     You misunderstand what colonialism and imperialism were and are as used by progressives. The US has been unfairly and irrationally and illogically tarred with the actions of Spain, the British Empire, Portugal. For Obama to laud his alleged Kenyan father’s anti-american stance, based on US alleged imperialistic, colonial actions, is ridiculous, even if Bill Ayres did write the book. Beck’s stance if you had actually listened to it, was opposed to Obama’s and the other progressives hating the US for its colonialism. You misunderstand.
    ezek used wordy. I said and say, non sequitur, irrational, illogical,impractical, opaque.

  • Anonymous

     You have no clear idea of what constitutes a political system or an economic one. Our limited government republic functions best with a free enterprise economic system, unfettered by government. Socialism tries to be both political and economic and cannot do both or either, theoretically or otherwise. Where do you get these half baked ideas that you cannot express in writing cogently?
    You also don’t know your history well. Women voted in the early days of the republic. Non land owners got to vote for President and for House offices and state legislatures determined the Senate seats, though that changed very soon. Jefferson, Madison, Washington, Jay and Franklin all intended that slavery should be done away with and all should be citizens very quickly as Americans were expected to learn and with the guiding principles “all men created equal” slavery would fall away.  (except those who were not subject to taxation-Indians were treated as foreign nationals)  It was the racist Calhoun who stopped the progress towards ending slavery, because of European influence that Negroes were somehow inferior. Up until that time, there were many Negroes who were educated and in positions of trust, who voted. In fact, the first judge in the colonies who remained a judge through the revolutionary war for a total over 50 yrs, was Negro. Many Negroes fought in the war, received military pensions and medals and burial with military honors. Your theoretical socialism  does not cannot provide a level playing field from which those with ability, knowledge, initiative can advance. In theory and in practice, everybody is the same and only the bureaucrats can be above. We are all equal in rights but we are not all equal in ability, intelligence or physical characteristics. Free enterprise and limited government allow for  the pursuit of happiness and liberty; socialism theoretically forces everyone to be the same when clearly they are not and does not allow liberty or pursuit of happiness.
    You clearly stated that we should as a country, attempt socialism. That is not theoretical and it has been attempted in SS, medicare, unions, bureaucracy. We are in debt, impossibly so and mired in bureaucracy. You clearly do not live in the real world, nor do you have a clear idea of what you believe. You are confused and muddled.

  • Anonymous

     Huerta is a citizen of the US, unfortunately. It has been given to a lot of people like M. Thatcher, Tony Blair, Mother theresa……Obama has given the most out 15, one to Bob Dylan, and Huerta, I don’t know who awarded it but Cesar Chavez,Huerta’s buddy got one…. Way back when Frank Sinatra got one. It is fairly meaningless if you look at all who got it.

  • Anonymous

     Please, let us not be OWS…….

  • Anonymous

    Unfortunately, she was born here according to her bio…so we can’t kick her out..

  • Anonymous

    Play on this…………..she’s a women…………..she’s Hispanic………she hates capitalism……she’s on the doles………Obama loves to play divide and conquer politics……and couple all those things with Obama’s leanings:

    Obama is a marxist……socialist…….communist…..sympathizer.   The pattern can not be broken nor denigned!

  • Anonymous

    Benidict Obama strikes again!

  • Anonymous

    Traitors one and all!

  • new2la

    Unfortunately we have awakened and the nightmare continues.    We’re making headway with the TeaParty wins but still have a ways to go.    We certainly will go down fighting if need be;   they WILL NOT be handed America on a silver plate!

  • new2la

    He knows exactly what America is about and evereything he’s done and will continue to do is intentional……either Congress is asleep or are with him on their quest to destroy our nation.   The media was lost years ago.  
    I recently visited the Reagan Library;   we can all use a little patriotism….

  • new2la

    His intent was to find out how many “likes” he receives so he could say how racist conservatives are.   Just flag the jerk and any one else with an IQ of 50!

  • new2la

    They who watch anything but FOX aren’t being told who Doleres Huerta really is or her connections.  In fact, the only thing they tout is how crony capitalism is killing our nation and that Republicans hate latinos and blacks.    They are not reporting the news;  they are spreading lies!

  • Anonymous

    Sorry Ms. Huerta, this American does not have malice towards ANY immigrant coming to this country and people placing their anger on immigrants is entirely wrong. The anger, if any, should be re-directed, re-formed into constructive energy to change the policies that Big-G & the INS laxly enforce. 

    We welcome all whom seek opportunity, prosperity, the freedom of speaking up, and the ability to celebrate your God in peace & freedom.

    We, as Americans, only desire people to go through the legal process of becoming a citizen and understand their integration into ‘our’ society under the Declaration of Independence & Constitution.  [well... its hard to wait, for sure] I would respect that if I was to migrate somewhere. Of course there are those seeking ‘safe harbor’ from oppression. If its determined that you’re not a criminal and the State only deems you a threat due to a desire for legitimate, peaceful change in your country and life is in peril….. again, welcome; we’ll work out the details.

    America, due the extreme circumstances of our Southern Border, and the affairs of our neighbors to the South, needs to strictly enforce our Southern Border, all borders, to insure, to the best of our ability, that the rights & laws of our citizens are not trampled on or their very lives are not extinguished due to nafarious activities, illegal migration, or the inability/willingness for a government to control the situation within its borders. Is this too much to ask of our Federal Government? It would seem so since the Southern States about the border must declare and re-state federal law to enforce it themselves.

    Our language is American English as seen in our primary documents- is that so hard? People anywhere should be able to gain a working knowledge of a local language within 2-3 years…. and hopefully improve from there. If you’re thrust into a situation where you’re visiting somewhere or have to work there [like we do when we travel abroad] - that learning curve will be steep for sure and for certain.

    Integration means to enjoy the covenant agreed to as an assembly and  as individuals and to accept OUR laws, not import them whilst forcing US to change for you. If you desire your laws here or intend to wedge a religious control about US – please accept the fact its either your true desire to be a part of America or consider staying in your country of origin, change things there, and hopefully you will prevail…. as We did.

    Ms. Huerta – a medal for thwarting opportunity? Our governments may act like ‘fools’ [for lack of a better word] at times, well, more so as of late, but communism/socialism is not our mandate, even if everyone around US wants it to be, including the UN and the current Administration…. and Hugo ain’t The Way!!?

    Madame, No one has a right to a job but the environment should be made safe as possible. I know lots of children that work driving combines and our Big-G touts ‘make ‘jobs.jobs.jobs!’ but destroys hard work, pride and opportunity at every turn. The young people of our nation are hurting for work and you penalize their ability when given their consent to enter the work that’s placed before them. Transportation is not a right – it is a privilege.

    To Sum up – You are a citizen. If you have a lot of hate about you, for opportunity, and want to display your hate in the form of suppression, communism/socialism…. may we offer you a door to another country? You slight your oath… and I count you as a fool.

  • Beckoning_Cat

    The sad truth it isn’t shocking with this president. I hope the GOP uses this against him because he cannot deny her radical past. 

  • Anonymous

    Obama is a fraud and liar, always has been and always will be!!!  Examples of fraud include his birth certificate release on the internet, and his Connecticut Social Security number.  His socialist views and leanings are becoming clearer by the day.  He is a dangerous man who will lead the USA into a socialist state exactly like Venezuela.  If the naive American voter re-elects him for four more years, he will destroy what is left of our Constitution and our way of life!!  This Medal of Freedom award is just another example of the abasement of our American values and way of life.  For those of you riding the fence, WAKE UP and SMELL the Roses.  Decisions have consequences, the last national election has shown us many consequences including gasoline doubling in price and complete destruction of cooperation with our former allies.  I predict that if Obama is re-elected (GOD Help Us) gasoline will be $ 8.00 or more in two years, our military will be a skeleton of what is was,  The dollar will tank and hyper inflation will follow.  Our economic system will be a shambles!!!   WAKE UP America!!!!!

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_QGRXZ4T23QBBWLCEX7NJR24MUA Catz

    When I think of all of our countrymen and women who died fighting Communism and the seniors who lived through Vietnam who are now witnessing the Communist takeover of our country, it’s all I can do to keep from screaming at the top of my lungs. I despise Obama and everything he and his Socialist/Communist brothers and sisters stand for and I pray I see justice done for all the damage they have done to this nation.

  • Anonymous

    Nov. 2012 can’t happen soon enough. 

  • Anonymous

    I agree with you – You have to either be illegal or criminal to have any worth in this administrations setting.  Everything bad gets praised – and the good get slapped down – and where is the msmedia? sleeping on the job.

    Why don’t we give back California to Mexico  -  then let’s see what the rich and famous friends of O….. will do. where are they going to set up a new Hollywood – prob. in DC.  OMG  what a thought -. the poor real folks have to bear the weight of these deceivers. I am tired of seeing them at the O’s T’s RC CM and all the other Awards and then our 2 bigshot’S praising them for what?  the one acts like god and the other thinks he is god’s right hand and is acting like he has something to say – and lets not forget HR+NP Everytime I have to look at those crooks I wonder why they haven’t received any of the Awards for their outragious, lying performances.  They should all be punished for treason.
    ARROGANCE COMES BEFORE THE FALL!  THEY ARE ALL RIGHT THERE AND READY FOR THE PICKINS!!
    lets get them all out!   Dear GOD help us get rid of them! GOD Bless USA

  • Anonymous

    As an addendum to your excellent comment, remember that they couldn’t seem to find a Bible in the entire White House for him to take the Oath upon?  So, what did he use?  A Koran?  A copy of “his” book?  A DC Telephone Directory?

  • Anonymous

    And don’t forget, he has the unmanned drones now, following the 2010 Census (which the White House co-opted, if you’ll remember) in which everyone’s home was GPS’ed.  And he has his “hit list” book, and has appointed an “Assassination Czar”.  wonder how many of US are/will be on that list?

  • Anonymous

    So, does anyone know who was “chosen” to accept Mr. Karski’s posthumous award?  And what is THAT person’s background as regards the pResident?

  • Anonymous

    Maybe not so much – - don’t forget the greater percentage of our manufacturing economy has been outsourced to foreign countries.  To these elitists, we “worker bees” are merely “useless eaters”, not worthy of survival through the Winter…..

  • Anonymous

     I wish your examples of fraud were true or provable but they are not and even if they were, it wouldn’t make any difference. After all, Clinton was convicted of lying under oath, was impeached but not convicted and lost nothing. He even got to voluntarily give up his law license.
      HI certified the BC according to their laws and all the assumptions, circular reasoning, rumor, affidavits will not change that. The courts right or wrong have ruled the BC is valid.
     
    Congress will not act on rumors of a CT SS# It just isn’t important
    enough without a clear intent to defraud and demonstrable harm.
    What is your source and/or proof that he used this
    number and for what purpose?SS# are private. No one individual including PI’s can get legally
    another’s SS# from the SSA. The only way to know what number he is using
    or has used is to check all the tax returns he has filed for
    consistency  in number, which we cannot do. Income tax returns cannot be
    compelled even in a court of laws. The SSA would have flagged his SSA
    account if he used more than one SS#. It was not until 2003 that
    verified SS# was required to get a driver’s license. It just does not
    make sense that he used a CT SS#, not even for someone as confused and
    socialist as he is.

     Besides there is enough prima facie evidence to get him unelected if we had an educated informed electorate. Continual harping on unproven and unprovable 3rd hand rumors and innuendo makes us who oppose him look like idiots.

  • Anonymous

    O.. is doing what he does best:  lick up (to other dictators) and kick down on us, the people of the U.S.  i JUST HOPE THIS DEVIL WILL HAVE TO PAY FOR IT   SOON!

  • Anonymous

    WHERE HAS POLITICAL SOCIALISM  EVER WORKED??? IT HAS’NT AND IT WON’T BECAUSE  ONCE ONE GETS TO THE TOP AND TASTES THE SWEET TASTE OF POWER THEY GO CORRUPT – i GUESS = HUMAN NATURE??? OR SO ! OR WHAT ?

  • greywolfrs

    Saying women, minorities or slaves not having a chance was a sign of the times. That has nothing to do with Capitalism. Today that is not the case, also, a sign of the times. To say that has anything to do with Capitalism is purely false. I know, people like you will twist that into an unequal advantage for some, but in the end it was simply a culture issue at that particular time. People having a chance is NOT secondary, it is a primary issue. Anyone can start a business and keep those profits for themselves. Sure, every business is about making money, but in a Capitalist society, who owns the conpany can be anyone.

    In your last comment, you were talking about taking some ideas from other models and applying them to this one, such as socialist ideas being applied to this Capitalist society and it simply will not work. The two are completely different and not compatible in the slightest.

  • greywolfrs

    Yeah, you did make an assumption, by asking where my outrage over the things Reagan did, is. That would be implying that I am a Republican. Every sitting president gets singled out, unfortunately for you, it just happens to be Obamao. Dunce.

  • Anonymous

    Doesn’t the U.S. adhere to any checks and balances anymore to keep (BLEEP)holes like the moslem in chief, Obammy  from doing what he’s doing?  Bring back the old penalty for treason.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_6AFLZGRNOSH3FN7J4RU34XOSZM john

    well carolyn, you can’t fix stupid

  • Anonymous

    So protecting low wage farm labourers from being taken advantage of makes her a socialist?  This is what I hate about America, Capitalism isn’t bad its the Capitalist that are evil, greedy, lying sacks of S$$T that don’t care about the humans or the american way of life only about money….

    So ask yourselves you really want unrestricted trade and commerce in the US? you trust corporation, bank etc.. to do the right thing.  I don’t.  I don’t want a country covered in concrete with a Walmart on every corner.

    We the people need protection from not just interfering Government but interfering corporations, that cripple the average Joe trying to make a living, just look at the farms.

    Beck your solution is to what? move to Texas, buy guns, stockpile food and gold and put your faith in cult (mormonism) No thanks

  • Anonymous

    “Republicans hate Latinos….” eh? How then to explain Senator Marco Rubio, Dolores?

  • Anonymous

    OBAMA–FILTHY N-GR

  • Anonymous

    And what is so terrible about this, people in this country will try to re-elect this Muslim, socialist
    or whatever he is.. Because to many American want the Government to take care of them, little do the Know…………..

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_HSJULSAVFJIJYR6PCTCUPMNXRA Take 2

    Nope…
    scream it out boys!  The 43% ers are socialist
    or have no clue they are socialist.

    The hate for
    Bush II and media allowing you know who full rein to play Pinocchio

    free still going down. 

    America
    America God hmm mmm humm mmhumm mm. Sorry, not authorized or legal to use

    poor language
    on blogs soon.

     

  • Anonymous

    And who did you take the land from?  North american indians!!!  Hey Mexico you lose.

  • Anonymous

    I’m not sure if i agree or disagree with you.  First off, you’re right, protecting low wage farm workers does not make her a socialist.  What makes her a socialist is the facts that are presented in the article,  “She praised the cooperative farms, free medical and dental care, the free housing for the people (that Venezuela’s military commands their representative to provide).” That’s all socialist stuff, and that it says right in the begining how she, “is not shy about her socialist beliefs…” 
    But now i totally agree with you how i don’t want a country covered in concrete with a Walmart on every corner but…honestly…that’s not how it would be.  Even if there was a walmart everywhere, in a free trade system, You DON’T have to go to walmart.  You could go to ma and pa stores, you could grow your own food or make your own clothes if you want.  In a socialist system you can’t do that, at least not without fear of the government. Walmart could do what they want but the people can choose for themselves whether to go there or not.  Walmart would be out of business within days. 
    I also don’t see your point of protection from “interfering corporations”.  What corporations are you talking about? No corporation is interfering with my life. I go to whatever store i want for whatever i want and no corporation is trying to force me to go to them.  Maybe that’s just me though.  Beck’s solution is the same thing i’ve just described.  Support the ma and pa stores, grow and keep your own food, take care of yourself, invest in something that’s not going to lose it’s value (i.e. gold or silver) and faith, give yourself a reason to push on, to be a good person.  That’s what faith is.  It’s the BELIEF in salvation.  That after this life, there is something worth while.  Now, does his solution really sound that bad to you?

  • Anonymous

    Peeb4,

    Wow that was a great well thought response, can’tt say I agree but thank you.  My problem is that the choice as to Ma and Pa or the Walmart big box, is becoming harder and harder, I’ve seen it happen so many times in Mid-west towns, they can’t compete with walmarts prices because they don’t have the buying power so they go under.  I don’t want to live in a socialist state either, I do feel that Government does have a role in America life and welfare, to protect the elderly, the young and sick and provide good education to its next generation.

    My problem isn’t with the idea of capitalism its with the capitalist.  I don’t like how big corporation treat their workers, I don’t like the Unions as they have become corporations themselves and forgot why they were started.  After all Unions got us the 5 day work week, ended bad child labor laws.  The british car industry is a great example of this.  Terrible management and bad unions, and now there is no british car industry.

    You’re right that I don’t have to shop at walmart and I don’t.  The problem is that for some people it isn’t a choose because they’ve crushed the Ma and Pa stores and its the only option and then become the interfering corporation that I’m now force to shop at.

    I have a hard time with Beck because of the fear mongering which ultimately he profits from.

    Great dialog though Peeb4 :)

  • Anonymous

    I hope Glenn Beck gets to read this. Glenn along with all the other subscribers. Allow to introduce myself as an American who originally was born in the communist country of Cuba, and spent the first ten years of my life obeying all the rationing and avoiding all the unspeakable terrors Fidel Castro would use to control the citizens. Among these citizens was my mother’s cousing Dr. Rene Gomez Manzano, one of the writers of “The Homeland Belongs to All”, who was imprisoned for several years for crimes against the state. This was for writing a proposal to create a democratic state.The stories of pain and suffering are endless. When I left Cuba in 1972 toilet paper was already rationed to one roll per month. I’m just using that fact so you get a tiny idea of what liviing in a communist regime is all about. The same way Obama preaches and promises salvation to all; yes just as Jesus did, it is the identical style that Castro, Chavez, and so many others like them use. It is just a technique the communists use to brainwash the masses. Nothing new. Obama is an expert at this. The biggest problem is he has backup from groups like the ACLU and others. This president, Glenn, is not only a coward and a liar, but he is a communist on a mission. I am a veteran of the United States Air Force. I will defend and die for this nation at a moment’s notice if I must do so. I adore this country with all of my heart and soul, and I am terrified to see where we are heading. I ask forgiveness to all reading my comment, but is it too late?? Whatever you do, please for the sake of your children, do not vote for this clearly anti-American President in November. The United States as you know it will cease to exist. I hope that my right to share these words with all of you will not soon be taken away.             

  • Anonymous

    Does anyone know the basis Obama used to honor this woman with this medal?  I’ve never heard of her.  Exactly who is she, and what does she do?

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_XXDM24X5UY2C5BUDWD7TOZSHTE Sis

    There is no surprise here or with anyone that has any knowledge and wisdom of what has been changing in America in the past 40-50 Years. We have gone from a GOD FEARING, BIBLE BELIEVING, GOSPEL BELIEVING, ONE NATION UNDER GOD BELIEVING, REPUBLIC FOR WHICH WE STAND, AMERICA. TO AN HIPPEY MENTALITYOF THE AGE OF AQAURIUS, TO THE RAINBOW COALITION, NEW AGE MENTALITY OF DRUG ADDICTED ADULTS and CHILDREN and NO COMMON SENSE   FORGETING FATHER SON &  HOLY  GHOST

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_XXDM24X5UY2C5BUDWD7TOZSHTE Sis

    THAT plainly means Socialistic Communistic believers as all the rest of the Countries that Have no REAL GODLY FEAR 

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_XXDM24X5UY2C5BUDWD7TOZSHTE Sis

    REVERANCE FOR THE WORD OF OUR LORD AND SAVIOR JESUS THE RISEN CHRIST IS A MUST.

  • Jan Bahr

    Obama is predictable.

  • Anonymous

    we need to vote Obama out 2012.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/6SWMM3WRI6ZU6XQLCEGTPR2T6I RonG

    Samariter, Berry is everything you say he is, but let him go? No way, he should be taken into custody tried as a traitor and when he’s found guilty, well you know what happens at sun rise?

  • Anonymous

    Remember that line “Don’t go away mad…just go away”? I don’t care how he goes, as long as he’s gone. No need to be descriptive and have the libtard tattle-tales running to Obamawatch and reporting me for not kissing ass.

  • Anonymous

    I’d just like to thank you for actually reading my post and responding in a humaine fasion and not start yelling and calling me a tea party racist like so many other people do on this site so thanks for that.
    I now understand your point where it’s not capitalism you don’t like but the greedy capitalist.  I get ya there and i agree, some companies are just flat out greedy and take advantage of the system.  All i can say to that is well, nothing really.  We know that being greedy is wrong, many people know greed is wrong but no one can really do anything about it and that sucks. 
    I just try to keep in mind that big companies like walmart (and even Glenn Beck) didn’t start out that way.  They went threw growth and colapse and hard times when they were starting out i’m sure.  I’m not a walmart historian but wasn’t it started by one of the Walton’s? They were a somewhat poor family and the one decided to start a store and he prospered, kinda like McDonald’s too.  That is capitalism, starting from nothing basicly and growing to huge stores, success. But sadly success can easily turn into greed and corruption.  I don’t have an answer to that. 
    As far as Beck goes, i see him as another capitalism success story.  His parents had a bakery and he always talks about how it was hard growing up… He now, just recently, rented out (and sold out) the Dallas Cowboy’s Stadium for one of his speeches and he paid for it basicly himself! He’ll profit yes, but he also gives back. That’s awesome

  • Anonymous

    why does that not surprise me….he sure does not try to hide stuff and then expects to win….maybe he already knows who will win(him) and he does as he pleases…please don’t let that be true….

  • Anonymous

    I know its not popular to mention anything from PBS or from Havard on this site, but I think this Professor is spot on and mentions some of the things i’m talking about

    http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2012/06/11/harvard-professor-on-american-society-everything-is-up-for-sale

  • Anonymous

    Thanks for the link and yes i agree that this professor makes good points such as everyone should have equal access to representative government and that’s not how it is today.  I believe it’s what the founding father’s were thinking of that everyone will have equal access and we’ve moved away from that.  That’s why i’m a conervative.  I believe the father’s were correct for the most part and that we’re simply not listening to them. 
    I never knew about those companies that hire line standers to wait in line then as they get close, i’m assuming, a representative from the company shows up and takes the stander’s place.  That was shocking!  One thing i notcied though (or maybe i missed it) but does the professor ever propose a solution to this problem? Again i didn’t hear it if he did so if you wanna point it out that would be great.  If he didn’t have a solution to it then well it sorta goes back to what i said, “sadly success can easily turn into greed and corruption. I don’t have an answer to that.”  Obviously the companies that pay to have people wait then just take their place is wrong.  How do we stop that?   

  • Anonymous

    Solutions to it well…. not really, he is doing what any good professor should do, provoke, question and demand that his students think and argue these out. I think the point he makes that we are cheeping civil and social good by allowing should acts to go on. btw I hate the word conservative as much as I hate the word progressive when use in politics. It seems such a bad use of both words.

    This is my problem with un regulation for monopoly company, bank etc… They don’t deserve our trust with our hard earned money, they’ve proven it and we bailed them out. So yes short leash until you can prove that you won’t get greedy and make the same mistake, I hate to make this a class issue, because I applaud the self made person, the average joe doesn’t get the benefits that the super wealth got in this mess, they are not hurting. we the people are…. My hard working sensible friend and family are, they’ve lost there saving and homes, its not right.

    Do I think Obama is responsible no, do I think he should be doing more, yes, totally! At the same time the other party have grid locked it to stagnation, and who suffers? Us! liberal or conservative, the average blue and white collar worker is hurting. Honestly its pathetic neither side moving. The founding fathers, battled on ever issue, their very were very diverse on the political spectrum, the commonality was for the good of the country and thats what todays politicians have lost site of.

    It’s about their legacy and their career. they’re public servants, representatives of us!!! its should be an honor and duty to represent your country and constituents, now its about Image, money and career.

  • Anonymous

    Maybe they should go back home!!!!

  • Anonymous

    Maybe they should be living in Mexico!!!

  • http://twitter.com/GaryThomson13 Gary Thomson

    I have a friend from Venezuela who harshly criticizes Chavez but she is a big Obama supporter.  She sees no conflict in her stance on Chavez vs. her stance on Obama.  I’ll have to figure out how to get the facts outlined above in front of her.

  • W Lee

    .Dennis Tedder I am trying to figure out how a racist piece of crap like you ever got in the Marines or any branch of service for that matter. I guess the fact that you were brought up on charges of conduct unbecoming an officer shows your true nature. At least now you can wear your preferred uniform that comes with a white sheet and pointy cap.

  • W Lee

    Dennis Tedder I am trying to figure out how a racist piece of crap like you ever got in the Marines or any branch of service for that matter. I guess the fact that you were brought up on charges of conduct unbecoming an officer shows your true nature. At least now you can wear your preferred uniform that comes with a white sheet and pointy cap.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000433711506 Rhys Crayola Brenton

    By god I hate the right wing. If only you could see yourselves. Your language echoes back to McCarty’s witchhunts. If a conservative was to be given a medal it would be standard fare, but the moment somebody from a different viewpoint to yourselves earns one, you cry that the president is a fucking socialist? get a grip, American retards.