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ObamaCare

So says the latest Rasmussen poll.

The question:

Given the state of the economy should the Obama Administration move forward with health care reform or wait until the economy improves?

  • Move Forward – 46%
  • Wait Until The Economy Improves – 45%
  • Not Sure – 9%

There is not really a mandate for universal health care reforms as prposed by the Obama Administration and congressional Democrats.

In early March, 49% said health care reform should wait for a better economy, but 42% said the administration should go ahead with it now.

Since March, concerns about deficits have also grown and voters now place a higher priority on deficit reduction over health care reform. While the economy remains the most important issue to voters, health care has dropped to its lowest level of importance in nearly two years of tracking.

Stay tuned as Obamacare supporters try to ram their health care reform plan through the Congress this summer.


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Villar and Lu Parker

A screencap of KTLA Anchor/Reporter Lu Parker reporting last Sunday of Los Angeles Mayor Villaraigosa’s prospects for a 2010 run for California Governor

And, to whom?

After all, KTLA anchor/reporter has been removed from the local political beat which according to some journalists was not so much in any case.

Not that this is much of a demand, as it seems Ms. Parker — a former Miss South Carolina, a former Miss USA, a former model, actress, “avid golfer” and amateur skeet-shooter has petty much spent all of her adult life recusing herself from reporting seriously on anything. I base this harsh judgment on her official station bio and not from any personal knowledge.

Let’s get real folks. She’s a great-looking, emmy-winning  READER of news and I congratulate my friend the Mayor for his fine taste in fine-looking women. But what’s the big ethical issue here? I, for one, am absolutely confident that Ms. Parker has never done any real reporting on the Mayor and never will. She very well migh read or introduce the stories that others do on him, but that’s about it.

And, Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa was recently re-elected to another four year term, apparently will not run for California Governor next year and is getting divorced anyway.

Sounds like Mayor Villaraigosa is yesterday’s news.

The pattern is interesting. You know, the dark-haired, beauty queen, local news reporter, TV personality – just like the last one, Mirthala Salinas.

Maybe Steve Lopez is right.

This entire matter is MOST important to Ms. Parker.

Lu, have that lunch with Mirthala.

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KTLA Reporter Lu Parker Removed From Local Politics Beat – Dating Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa

Another Television Reporter Girlfriend, Lu Parker, for Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa?

Antonio Villaraigosa Watch: The Mayor’s “OTHER WOMAN” Mirthala Salinas Moves On

Antonio Villaraigosa Watch: Affair with Mirthala Salinas Is OVER

Antonio Villaraigosa Watch: Mirthala Salinas Resigns from Telemundo

Antonio Villaraigosa Watch: Mirthala Salinas Transferred to Riverside


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Obama-Muslim-roots

President Barack Huissein Obama now on a tour to woo the Muslim World is NOW touting his Muslim roots.

It is important to note that “if you actually took the number of Muslim Americans, we’d be one of the largest Muslim countries in the world”.

So says President Barack Obama. Or I should say: Barack Hussein Obama.

That’s right: Barack Hussein Obama. Say it proud. Say it out loud. The middle moniker that dared not speak its name during the election campaign is now front and centre of the US president’s attempt to woo the Muslim world, the theme of his visits to Riyadh on Wednesday and Cairo on Thursday.

Petrified of the potential political fallout of being branded a Muslim, Candidate Obama – a practicing Christian – never used the name “Hussein” and its use was frowned upon as a forbidden code for the nutty accusation that he was some kind of Islamic Manchurian candidate.

No more. To say Barack Hussein Obama – BHO for short – now appears to be the height of political correctness.

As I argue in this analysis for the Telegraph dead tree edition, Obama is seeking to return to a Middle East policy based on realism – buttressed by the bona fides of his own multi-cultural (including Muslim) background.

Interesting, particularly since during last year’s campaign when the Obama operatives would wail like a stuck pig whenever a mention was made of Obama’s Muslim heritage.

Given widespread unease and prejudice against Muslims among Americans, especially in the wake of 9/11, the Obama campaign was perhaps understandably very sensitive during the primaries and general election to downplay the candidate’s Muslim roots.

The candidate was even offended when referred to by his initials “BHO,” because he considered the use of his middle name, “Hussein,” an attempt to frighten voters.

With insane rumors suggesting he was some sort of Muslim Manchurian candidate, then-Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., and his campaign did everything they could to emphasize his Christianity and de-emphasize the fact that his father, Barack Obama Sr., was born Muslim.

Oh Well.

Who said Barack Hussein Obama was NOT politically expedient? I mean, after all, his statements come with an expiration date and why can’t his background and heritage. You know be turned on and off like a spigot.

So, can we call Obama a “JACK” Muslim or just a convenient one?

And, is America now a MUSLIM nation? Or, One of the Largest Muslim Countries in the World?

NO –  not according to the numbers despite what President BHO says.

With an estimated 5 million to 8 million Muslims, obviously he does not mean by percentage; Muslims are less than 3% of the U.S. population.

By sheer number, the United States is far behind Indonesia (213 million), Pakistan (156 million), Bangladesh (127 million) and so on. At least 23 nations have more Muslims.

The USA in fact has less than 1% of the world’s Muslim population of an estimated 1 billion people.

There goes that political expedience again but the statement will expire anyway when MSNBC mentions the fact he is mistaken/LYING.


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Day By Day by Chris Muir

The LEFT likes to demonize CONSERVATIVES because it is easier than winning policy/issue arguments. Andrew Sullivan, a “supposed” conservative from the LEFT has this modus operandi as his notorious trademark.

Chris, most rationale pundits have learned t o ignore him.

Now, Judge Sonia Sotomayor, the “wise” Latina is another matter. While I continue to maintain she will be confirmed, Sotomayor will have some tough questions to answer after Labor Day on racial preferences and her suitability for the Supreme Court.

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