To The Daily Sun,
Let's cut through the never ending BS Democrats (like June Huot) "spray mist" over the electorate 24/7. Democrats will be for the poor, the rich, the middle class, the alienated, crooks, hookers, swindlers, the overweight, the under weight, green people, purple people and wife beaters if any or all of these improve their election chances.
They will also pit any of them against each other to that same end. The pope, Elvis (if he were alive), their kids, their mothers, and their friends all go under the steam roller if that's what is required to win.
Democrats for generations billed themselves as the party of working middle class, blue collar and white collar Americans. These voters identified themselves closely with the Democratic Party for decades. If that isn't truth, Budweiser doesn't make beer. A fundamental shift in voting preference emerged 20 years ago that has gained intensity. The middle class began to vote by majority, not with Democrats, but with Republicans. Democrats had lost the vote and trust of the middle class through their actions and policies.
Consensus of opinion is Democrats have no choice but to seek 100 percent of the minority vote. Where else could they replace tens of millions of lost votes from the middle. These votes were not going to be replaced from the top. Democrats have been loudly demonizing that demographic for the past century. Millions of voters in the middle had finally figured out after years of abuse they were the financial "patsies" funding every Democratic entitlement, give-away, handout and subsidy. It is the middle-class taxpayer funding the subsidies in Obamacare.
Twenty million people didn't just vaporize from the middle to the bottom under Obama's presidency by accident. Middle class taxpayers have been shanghaied as the primary funding source for dozens of liberal programs including the trillion dollar wallet buster Obamacare.
Creation of the largest welfare state in American history under Obama was not some accident. It is out of necessity to replace tens of millions of lost middle-class votes. Democrats have to "gore" some group of people so that some one other group can be subsidized. The proper definition would be "bribed." The blood-letting and goring, of the middle class by Democrats back-dropped with ever-louder screams of racism to hand trillions to the lowest economic 25 percent only gets worse from here.
We created New Deals and New Societies under the greatest fantasy sellers and Ponzi schemers in history, FDR, JFK and LBJ. Where are we today after all these Democratic promises sure to cure all that ails us after implementing Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, disability insurance, massive government, more rules, more regulation and a tax code 12-feet high offering bribes/corruption on every page. Answer: We have record millions on welfare, the middle class dying. We are $17 trillion in debt headed higher, destined for our kids to repay. We have record student loan debt, record student loan defaults. A highway repair fund broke, every entitlement broke, and a health-care fiasco the country hates, paid for by bloodletting the middle class.
When June M. Huot bathes herself in a back slapping sea of holy water, she drowns millions of others with her, then denies it. That is the donkey trademark throughout history.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 January 2015 10:26
To The Daily Sun,
We are writing to express our awe and appreciation of the incredible efforts we witnessed Sunday night during the successful rescue of two young men who had fallen through the ice on Lake Winnisquam.
After the first young man pounded on our door yelling for help, we immediately called 9-1-1. The ensuing actions ranging from the dispatcher, fire departments from Laconia, Gilford and Belmont, Laconia Police Department to DHART helicopter service were testimony to how fortunate we are to have such efficient services and well trained personnel.
The rescuers who actually reached the man in the water, had to maneuver out 1,300 feet, breaking through treacherous ice and immersing themselves in frigid water. Considering how long the young man was in the water, the coordination of efforts and expertise led to what we consider a miraculous rescue.
What also was impressive was that it was a collaborative effort between towns. Meredith, Northfield Fire Departments and Stewart's Ambulance stepped up to cover the Laconia Fire Department crew.
Too often, community members take for granted our local support agencies and begrudge their requests during local budget hearings. After what we witnessed last night, we will never do that again. Their expert training, specialized equipment and dedicated personnel turned what could have been a tragedy into a successful rescue.
Wendy Oellers-Fulmer & Ron Fulmer
Alfred J. Binder
Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 January 2015 10:19
To The Daily Sun,
To pre-empt some, who I'm sure, are writing or have already written letters of outrage that I was so critical of the left-wing media, president and gang and, well, those who refer to themselves as liberals but are anything but, I would like to point to an exchange/debate between Bill Maher and Jimmy Kimmel on the latter's TV show just after the massacre in France by Muslim terrorists.
Bill: "We have to not avoid who did this. Who did this Jimmy?"
Jimmy: "Well we presume ----" (Bill interrupts)
Bill: "No it's not presume! No, no it's Muslim terrorists."
Jimmy: "Yes, Muslim terrorists."
Bill: "This happens way too frequently. It's like Ground Hog Day, except if the ground hog kept getting his head cut off. This has to stop and unfortunately a lot of us liberals — who are my tribe, I am a proud liberal ---." (audience begins to applaud)
Jimmy: He's about to turn on you."
Bill: "I'm not turning on them. I'm asking them to turn toward the truth as I have been for quite a while. To be liberal you have to stand up for liberal principles. It's not my fault that the part of the world that is most against liberal principles is the Muslim part of the world."
Maher then goes on with a long list of statistics regarding the treatment of women and gays in Muslim nations.
Bill: I know most Muslim people would not have carried out an attack like this. But here's the important point. Hundreds of millions of them support an attack like this. They applaud an attack like this. What they say is, 'We don't approve of violence, but you know what, when you make fun of the prophet, all bets are off.'"
Jimmy: "Hundreds of millions?"
Bill: "Absolutely. That is the mainstream in the Muslim world. When you make fun of of the prophet, all bets are off. You get what's coming to you, which is death. Not in every Muslim country, but this is is a problem in the world in the world that we have to stand up to. And again, I'm the liberal in this debate."
Bill Maher is indeed a liberal and most often drives me crazy. Here, though, he points to a true fact that whether liberal or conservative, Democrat, Republican, black or white, rich or poor there should not be a splinter of light as we stand shoulder to shoulder, rank upon rank in a wall of enlightened civilization against the darkness of intolerance, hate and violence coming from "the part of the world most against liberal principles."
Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 January 2015 10:14
To The Daily Sun,
Laconia Firefighters risked their lives to save one of two idiots who took their snowmobiles 1,400 feet on thin ice, offshore at dusk in open water on Lake Winnisquam last weekend.
Even I have learned over the years that when you weigh in around 300, you don't venture out on thin ice on Fishing Derby Weekend.
Laconia and Gilford train for these winter lake rescues all the time. Thank God they do. There are enough white crosses on our shorelines as it is. I don't think Terry and Andrew will be running any open water any time soon.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 January 2015 10:10
To The Daily Sun,
Benghazi, Benghazi, Benghazi. The House Intelligence Committee's final Benghazi report supposedly exonerates our State Department of any wrongdoing. The liberal letter writers to this paper appear absolutely giddy. There, "I told you so" smugness about this "phony scandal" strikes at the heart of the "liberal progressive superiority complex." It also strikes at the heart of all that is decent and necessary for the protection of all who go into harms way to secure our safety and liberty.
Here comes the mainstream media flying above the fray on gossamer wings with their White House coattails flapping in the wind. As Daniel Greenfield notes, "The report concludes that there was no intelligence failure because there was no specific warning that an attack would occur on September 11. Aside from the stream of contradictory and conflicting intelligence afterward." Yet the media reports the findings as though everything is hunky-dory and the left does cartwheels cross the floor.
The "stand down order" has become the Saul Alinsky progressive semantic distraction du jour. We never told the them to "stand down" which means "do nothing" To Tripoli you should go, but to Benghazi, well no. Meanwhile, back on the "keeping it real ranch," the report actually does say that there was inadequate State Department security.
Let's engage in some critical thinking and bona fide research. Those would be the two bullet points that the liberal writers are constantly imploring those on the right to try. I checked out the Daily Signal's "26 Ways the Media Botched Their Reporting on the Latest Benghazi Report." I took a look at the book, "13 Hours" by Mitchell Zuckoff and Mark "OZ" Geist. They were part of the annex security team that survived. Mark has had more than a dozen surgeries with more to come. They were there that night. Lou Dobbs said the book brings to life the horror and carnage of that night. It left him in awe for the heroes, sorrow for the dead and utter disgust for the security breakdown. Mitchell and Mark believe many more lives could have been saved absent the "stand down" orders or rather the orders to be patient and do something else.
In Sharyl Attkisson's book, "Stonewalled," book reviewer Elise Cooper said Sharyl wonders why we (1) still do not know what President Obama was doing during the attack; (2) what decisions did he make while Americans were under attack on foreign soil; (3) why is the White House withholding photos taken at the White House that night and surveillance videos taken in Benghazi that were promised for release; (4) why did they stay so long with the "caused by a video" narrative; (5) why did this administration put our ambassador in harm's way in the first place? Answers to these questions might explain why President Obama felt confident enough to fly to a Vegas fundraiser the next day.
Remarkably, we still cannot get an honest answer from this administration as to how and why the U.S. got involved in Libya in the first place. Please spare me the "Gadhafi imminent bloodbath" scenario falsely proffered by our president. If our commander-in-chief were really compassionately motivated by such reasons, he would have been in involved in the Iranian "green revolution." Democrat Alan Kuperman's book, "The Limits of Humanitarian Intervention" has already debunked that false talking point, according to Jack Cashill.
Finally, Benjamin Weingarten of the Blaze.com asks these questions. 1. Why was the U.S. trusting a group called the February 17th Martyrs Brigade to guard U.S. diplomatic/intelligence personnel in Benghazi? 2. How is it possible that terrorists could storm right through the gates of the U.S. Special Mission and overtake it? 3. Why did Ambassador Stevens' security at the compound consist of only five Diplomatic Security agents with little significant field experience, and eight ultimately ineffectual Libyan guards? 4. Why were the special operators at the CIA annex who were ready to rush to the Special Mission to save Ambassador Stevens and others instructed by the CIA base chief, "Bob" to wait three times while our men languished? 5. Has the government ensured that such glaring security failures will never be made again?
Apparently, Carol Stappi has no such concerns because she seemingly has been convinced that our government acted appropriately during this massacre and will do so again during future massacres by radical Jihadist terrorists. Are you all feeling comforted now?
Elise Cooper states, "If one compares the Obama administration's first accounts of the Benghazi fiasco, the pages from a novel, if you will, to the facts that have trickled out since, the contrast is stark." The Daily Signal mentions, "... although USA Today claimed the committee 'cleared the Obama administration of any wrongdoing,' the actual report makes numerous references to administration officials doing things wrong. Mainstream news reported that Republicans had exonerated the Obama administration on all counts. House Intelligence Chairman Mike Rogers stated in an op-ed on Dec. 10th, "Some have said the report exonerates the State Dept. and the White House. It does not".
I am not the least bit heartened by Carol Stappi's apparent trust in this administration. To the point where she feels confident enough to trash Steve Earle's character after he questions the veracity of these findings. I am however terribly dismayed with the way this administration's clueless foreign policy actions continue to threaten our national security.
Now the dilemma for Henry Osmer. Is it really Russ writing this letter or Steve himself? Only his therapist/psychic/private eye/conspiracy team can know for sure.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 13 January 2015 11:23