Friday, March 14, 2008
Wednesday, March 12, 2008
During the 25th of April, 2007, 19 year-old Army Specialist Monica Lin Brown, and army medic, was traveling with the 473rd through the Afghanistani province of Paktia in a four vehicle convoy when the fourth vehicle was hit by an IED. The rest of the convoy began receiving small arms fire.
Spc. Brown defied both mortar and small arms fire, shielding the bodies of her wounded comrades with her own while assessing and stabilizing their condition.
Then, while still under fire, helped drag 5 wounded soldiers to safety--over 100 yards away, treated them, then successfully loaded them aboard a helicopter for evacuation, saving her comrades.
She has been selected to receive the Silver Star. She is only the second woman to receive this distinguished award since WWII.
We at Too Much Liberty salute you and thank you for your gallant service. We are humbled and honored that you are defending our country.
Tuesday, March 11, 2008
Thank you, I'll be here all week, try the veal.
Seriously, though: Wasn't this the guy who wanted to give Illegals driver's licenses? Wasn't this the guy of which Hillary Clinton said he'd be "filling a void" by giving illegals licenses? Hmmm. Foreshadowing :)
See them share a chuckle here, probably after discussing campaign finance, money laundering, sub-prime mortgages, Whitewater, prostitution, and amnesty for illegals. Hmm, come to think of it, if this is her "experience", I'm not sure its the type we need.
He is expected to resign tomorrow, but if recent events are any guide, sexual impropriety by government officials will get a token growl from the public, then we will forget about it.
His impeachment would face a difficult path, as well; struggling to get through a Democratically controlled legislature. Quite the sign of the times, that. A criminal and philanderer might not get impeached. And I'm not talking about Bill either!
Wake up America! Until we start holding our leaders to standards of moral conduct that meet or exceed our own, we will continue to have problems with our leaders!
A friend of mine, who shall remain anonymous, and I were having a discussion the other day. He maintained that the personal life of a public official should be just that: private. I disagree. I think the personal life of our public officials is the easiest way for us test if they are likely to perform their jobs in a moral and upright manner. What do you think?
To Mrs. Spitzer's credit, she hasn't gelded him. Yet.
Monday, March 10, 2008
This was found at a rense.com page after I linked from a CNN search. Though the work is not mine, I agree with the concept that illegal immigration is a major financial drain on Our Country at the rate of over a third of a trillion dollars a year! This financial amount does not come close to explaining the cultural, ancestral, and educational cost that is being paid.
Illegals Costing US Taxpayers
More Than Iraq War
- 1. $11 Billion to $22 billion is spent on welfare to illegal aliens each year. http://tinyurl.com/zob77
- 2. $2.2 Billion dollars a year is spent on food assistance programs such as food stamps, WIC, and free school lunches for illegal aliens. http://www.cisorg/articles/2004/fiscalexec.html
- 3. $2.5 Billion dollars a year is spent on Medicaid for illegal aliens. http://www.cisorg/articles/2004/fiscalexec.html
- 4. $12 Billion dollars a year is spent on primary and secondary school education for children here illegally and they cannot speak a word of English. http://transcripts.cnn.com/TRANSCRIPTS/0604/01/ldt.0.html
- 5. $17 Billion dollars a year is spent for education for the American-born children of illegal aliens, known as anchor babies. http://transcripts.cnn.com/TRANSCRIPTS/0604/01/ldt.01.html
- 6. $3 Million Dollars a DAY is spent to incarcerate illegal aliens. http://transcripts.cnn.com/TRANSCRIPTS/0604/01/ldt.01.html
- 7. 30% percent of all Federal Prison inmates are illegal aliens. http://transcripts.cnn.com/TRANSCRIPTS/0604/01/ldt.01.html
- 8. $90 Billion Dollars a year is spent on illegal aliens for Welfare and Social Services by the American taxpayers. http://premium.cnn.com/TRANSCIPTS/0610/29/ldt.01.html
- 9. $200 Billion Dollars a year in suppressed American wages are caused by the illegal aliens. http://transcripts..cnn.com/TRANSCRIPTS/0604/01/ldt.01.html
- 10. The illegal aliens in the United States have a crime rate that's two-and-a-half times that of white non-illegal aliens. In particular, their children, are going to make a huge additional crime problem in the US. http://transcripts.cnn.com/TRANSCRIPTS/0606/12/ldt.01.html
- 11. During the year of 2005 there were 4 to 10 MILLION illegal aliens that crossed our Southern Border also, as many as 19,500 illegal aliens from Terrorist Countries. Millions of pounds of drugs, cocaine, meth, heroin and marijuana, crossed into the U. S from the Southern border. Homeland Security Report. http://tinyurl.com/t9sht
- 12 The National Policy Institute, "estimated that the total cost of mass deportation would be between $206 and $230 billion or an average cost of between $41 and $46 billion annually over a five year period."http://www.nationalpolicyinstitute.org/pdf/deportation.pdf
- 13. In 2006 illegal aliens sent home $45 BILLION in remittances back to their countries of origin. http://www.rense.com/general75/niht.htm
- 14. "The Dark Side of Illegal Immigration: Nearly One Million Sex Crimes Committed by Illegal Immigrants In The United States". http://www.drdsk.com/articleshtml
- Total cost is a whooping... $338.3 BILLION A YEAR!!!
- If this doesn't bother you then just delete the message, but on the other hand, if it does raise the hair on the back of your neck, then forward it.
- Snopes is provided for doubters:
While I must give some credit to the Dem's that are actually voicing their concern over "earmark abuse" (now that the idea is popular); however, look to one of their mouthpieces (read puffer fish) and "leaders" to get the true pulse of the beast.