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Green energy isn't even a top 20 concern of the American people

To The Daily Sun,
It's been a very busy week for news here in the last month of June. Lots of distractions, lots of hard news, lots of everything.
Speaking of news, I heard the president give his speech on green energy the other day. He's going to do, through executive orders, what he couldn't get Congress to do. No wonder Congress didn't want any part of his plan, because it will again raise the costs of energy for all Americans. To Obama's credit he did warn us that he was going to make the cost of energy sky-rocket. The only promise he's kept? Now I don't know about rich folks but as for my wife and myself, we're retired and on fixed income, so when the cost of electricity goes up we notice it. Obama has doubled the cost of gas and heating oil since he first came into power; now we can expect it to go up again, and by executive order, swell! Hail Caesar!
Funny thing though, from what I read, green energy isn't even in the top 20 concerns of the American people. Jobs and the economy top the list and though the green supporters keep telling us how many new jobs and business's will be created seems the promises keep falling far short of the reality. Now, I'd have nothing against green energy if it cost/worked at least as well and as conventional energy but it just doesn't. If it did people would be going for it in much greater numbers then we now see, that's just how it is.
And speaking of the president's speech I hear some saying it was timed to distract we simple folks from the cascade of scandals engulfing the administration. Oh did you hear, another Obama stooge took the fifth at the congressional hearings the other day. Its beginning to remind me of the old organized crime hearings years back. ("Aint nobody knows nutten. I don't recall any tinge bout dat. Nah, I don't memba nutten.")
Ah, the good old days when lying to Congress was actually a serious felony. Today it's the national past time of crooked political hacks who's backs are covered by the attorney general and the president himself. Hail Caesar!
Steve Earle

Last Updated on Monday, 01 July 2013 10:58

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If you reject the idea of Sharia Law you are called Islamophobic

To The Daily Sun,
On this Independence Day, I see our country and our way of life slipping away.
Tell me that you feel all warm and fuzzy with what's happening in this country and around the world. No? Well neither do I!
So in celebration of Independence Day I have decided to change my political affiliation and ideology. I now consider myself a Racist; that is, a Constitutional Raciest and I intend to become adamant and vocal in supporting the Constitution.
I will as always continue to respect of my fellow human beings, however I will yell tripe whenever some Godless Liberal Progressive Communist Obama-loving Democrat tries to serve me tripe.
For example, let us take a look at the systematic attacks on the Judeo-Christian religion. Perhaps it was a Freudian slip but Obama managed to insult the Catholic schools while speaking to an audience in Northern Ireland and let us not forget how he tries to push Israel under the bus every chance he gets.
Democrats were instrumental in removing God from the classroom. We are told not to say Merry Christmas, say happy holiday and it's a holiday tree not a Christmas tree and the most heinous crime of all is to display a manger as they have been deemed offensive. These may seem small and petty things to some but they indicate where the government is heading.
Don't teach American History because of the mere mention of God in the Declaration of Independence is offensive to the godless agnostics. Prevent our children from learning what their rights are under the Constitution, this way they won't know what they lost when U.N. Agenda 21 is fully entrenched in our country and international and Sharia law usurp our laws. Look at the U.K.
U.N. Agenda 21's Common Core education is the order of the day. If we are to plunge into the abyss and become a one world government, then the removal of God and the Constitution is first and foremost.
As a Constitutional Racist I love my God and my country, its values, its culture and the belief that God is woven into the fabric of what made this country great. I love the fact that we are endowed by the creator (God) with certain unalienable rights: Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness.
Presently I see as my liberties are being diminished and taken away by the Obama administration, the Supreme Court, the IRS, the NSA and the HSA.
Now is the time for all Americans to join in the renaissance of the basic beliefs that the founders of this country recognized, that is that our freedoms come from God and not the government.
For the record, I have served my country in time of war and would do so again gladly, if the necessity arose, and I will lay down my life to protect those rights and beliefs I fought for and hold so dear.
There are a number of benefits in being a Constitutional Racist. For one thing, I'm structured in my beliefs and I'm not hindered or intimidated by the politically correct police of the Godless, Progressive, Liberal, Communist, Obama-Loving Democrats. To call me a racist is futile as I have unequivocally established that fact.
This administration, including our Muslim president has attacked the Judeo-Christians openly with impunity and little or no feedback. That stops now. My tolerance and respect for the Islamic ideology and their political agenda, which our president and his administration condone, is over.
Note: I said the Islamic ideology and political agenda not the Muslim religion.
I don't believe the Prophet Muhammad could or would condone the Muslim Brotherhood or any other such radical group that condones the violence we see perpetrated around the world in the name of Allah.
Recently, the Turkish prime minister demanded that Islamophobia be made a crime against humanity. However he failed to acknowledge his countries crime against humanity, which is second only to Nazi Germany. Turkey systematic genocide of the Armenian peoples mirrored the genocide of the Jews.
In 2010 the Oklahoma voters went to the pols and voted by 70 percent to pass an amendment — "Save Our State Amendment" — the purpose of which was to ban U.S. Courts from looking at or using legal precepts of other nations, cultures and consideration of international or Sharia Law.
Muneer Awad the executive director of the Council of American-Islamic Relations in Oklahoma sued to block the law from taking effect, arguing the amendment violated his first amendment rights; what hutzpah. However, sadly the Federal Court of Appeals found for Muneer Awad and blocked Oklahoma's ban on Sharia law.
Not familiar with Sharia Law? Sharia Law allows honor killings and tolerates the murder and rape of women and girls and the mutilation of the female clitoris so that only the male can derive pleasure in copulation.
People, we are a nation of laws not religious edits, such as Sharia Law. Can you imagine being whipped for eating meat on Friday or the death penalty for eating pork, or being stoned to death for being gay? That's Sharia Law!
We have been told we have to be tolerant and respectful of Sharia Law but who among us does not find those aforementioned atrocities offensive. If you reject their ideology or Sharia Law you are accused of Islamophobia.
So, on this glorious Independence Day I leave you with the last stanza of America (My Country, Tis of Thee)....
"Our fathers' God, to thee, author of liberty, to thee we sing; long may our land be bright with freedom's holy light; protect us by thy might, great God, our King."
To all those who fell in battle from the Revolutionary War to the present war in the Middle East I thank you for my freedom.
Now let us pray that Freedom is as Gods love, never ending.
George Dengel

Last Updated on Monday, 01 July 2013 10:54

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Ayotte easily swayed just so she can be part of the Senate club

To The Daily Sun,
I saw your recent photo regarding the bike/car accident on Union Avenue in the June 28 edition of The Laconia Daily Sun. This may be the second accident recorded. I'm sure there were more that was not recorded. How many more will there be before something gets done?
I have proposed changing the old Lake Shore railroad bed that runs along Paugus Bay between the Laconia Water Works and the former Burger King property to a multi use walking/bike trail. This will provide a safe alternative to walk/bike from the WOW Trail to the walk/bike trail currently located behind MacDonald. I have mentioned this to a number of select persons and committee members of the WOW Trail. I have yet to get an affirmative answer.
I approached a number of businesses that borders the rail bed and they have expressed that it is a great idea. It makes good sense!
Rick Persons

Last Updated on Monday, 01 July 2013 10:50

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New immigration bill is an unread & misunderstood boondoggle

To The Daily Sun,
Perhaps libertarianism isn't the best political system devised since the dawn of mankind. Then again, Jonah Goldberg brings up a very important point to those on the left (and yes, the right) who think it either hasn't worked or would never work. Seems it has never even been tried. Some of us may not agree with them on topics such as foreign policy and the war on drugs, as an example. But by enlarge, libertarianism comes the closest to the ideals of the Founding Fathers. Jonah's recent column goes on to describe the inanity of the petulant progressives and their oxymoronic political belief system. For the past 100 years, they have asserted that statism, whether in the form of fascism, socialism or communism, is the wave of the future. Never mind that free market capitalism and our constitutional republic are a relatively new and still unfolding phenomenon. Never mind that statism in all it's forms has killed over one hundred million people, has been tried for thousands of years and failed every time. As Jonah notes in his clarion call for our leaders to follow the likes of John Locke, Adam Smith and Edmund Burke, small government freedom lovers tend to prosper, mistakes and all, while power drunk statists bring enslavement and murder. If there were any of today's Democrats that still drank from the trough of classical liberalism, they would naturally gravitate toward libertarianism which allows people maximum freedom and minimum government intrusion. Regrettably, most Republicans also avoid that same trough, having sipped from the same cup of establishment power politics. They too have found the elitist, utopian lifestyle an addiction too intoxicating to resist.
Steve Deace in a recent Townhall.com column alluded to the allegories in J.R.R. Tolkien's "Lord of the Rings". Specifically, the ring of power itself which symbolizes how power and control invariably lead to corruption in even the most well intentioned and respectable individuals. Or as Steve puts it, "even good people end up becoming monsters". He notes how libertarians have been warning us about "our partisan naivete about the nature of big government is coming home to roost". He refers to the Lord of the Rings and the evil Sauron, inspired by Lucifer who seeks to possess the ring in order to subdue all of Middle Earth. Now comes Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton (likely gearing up for a 2016 run), dedicated disciples of Saul Alinsky's, "Rules for Radicals". Alinsky's 1971 community organizing treatise was coincidentally inspired by Lucifer. The devil you say? Okay, just take a gander at the machinations of the Clinton machine and the way the Obama administration has ignored the rule of law, intimidated and attacked his opponents. Shiver me timbers and blow me down, disagree with me and soon the IRS, the Department of Justice, the NSA and the EPA will be coming to town. And in exciting coming attractions, Agenda 21 and the new world order dictators may also soon be coming round with sustainable actions sure to tie us down.
Libertarians have been warning us of the evils of big, central planning, statists who inevitably become our fearful masters rather than our faithful servants. This new immigration bill is an unread and misunderstood illegal migration boondoggle that will not solve the problem, has been loaded with a generous portion of political pandering pork and gives Janet Napolitano far too much leverage and power. As the National Review reports, President Obama has decided to make "global warming "the new focus of his failing presidency. In his speech, he makes stuff up out of whole cloth about scientific consensus while ignoring the mountain of evidence discrediting the effect of man-made global warming on our environment. Why would he do that you say? Well yes, it is to create a distraction from the constellation of disasters created under his watch. However, National Review purports that our president is in effect, "directing the EPA to take over the American economy". Just check out his new emission standards, power plant retrofitting rules and heavy truck regulations. More subsidies to politically connected energy firms, federal lands being set aside for their use and impositions on the construction of factories, commercial buildings and private homes. They predict that every economic activity involving energy and transportation will be affected by the president's global warming program. In fact, they believe that this enormous growth of federal power will be even more significant than the health care takeover. Perhaps it is time to give libertarians a real shot in the political arena. Whadaya say Bernadette, L.J., Jon, Lynn, professor Cracraft and others who lean to the left? I mean seriously, how can you not have an open mind about such an auspicious political compromise, borne of some real diversity of thought and nourished with the true spirit of liberty.
Russ Wiles

Last Updated on Monday, 01 July 2013 10:38

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Ayotte easily swayed just so she can be part of the Senate club

To The Daily Sun,
Well it didn't take long for Senator Kelly Ayotte to forget the promises she made about amnesty when she ran for office only to join the Republican Establishment once she got to Washington. I do seem to remember her buddy John McCain campaigning for her. She has had a chance to align herself with true conservatives in the Senate but chooses to join the establishment politicians who are responsible for so many election losses for the Republicans. Does she wish to support these losers or do what's right for her own children's future and the future of our great nation.
An appropriate pledge for her to recite would be as follows:
"I pledge allegiance to John McCain and the Lindsey Grahams of America. And to one party, under the progressives, with indifference and contempt for those who sent me here".
Shame on you Senator Ayotte. We now know where you really stand and how easily you can be swayed just to be part of the club. What's next, a switch on gun control?
Phil & Chris Wittmann

Last Updated on Monday, 01 July 2013 10:35

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