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Sunday, January 25, 2015

Prager University: Myths, Lies and Capitalism

"We teach what isn't taught." - Dennis Prager

I'm going to repeat my comments from a previous semester:  What Creates Wealth...The comments fit perfectly for both.


The Unites States created the most successful economic system for the majority of its citizens in the history of the world.  This is not to say our system is perfect, nor does everyone succeed...But more people in the U.S. have a chance to succeed than anywhere else - this is why more immigrants come to the U.S. than anywhere else.  They know it is truly the 'Land of Opportunity.'

The key to this success is 'Freedom' - in all of its forms...Freedom leads to knowledge and the opportunity to put that knowledge into action - action which creates wealth.  Not just wealth for a few, but wealth for those participating in the American system.

But we must have as much freedom as possible.  Freedom to learn, innovate, succeed, and maybe the most important variable is the freedom to fail, because out of failure often comes new innovation...In order to have all of these variables we need the government to let the people flourish - instead of using their power to 'protect us from ourselves.'  Until recent times, Americans have never wanted security over opportunity.  Unfortunately, trading security for opportunity has created a new system of dependence - a system which is much crueler than one where people have the opportunity to succeed and fail - and to pick themselves up after failing rather than falling into a state of despondence and dependence on government.

This semester of Prager University is presented by: Arthur Brooks

"For a majority of Americans, fairness is not redistributing wealth.  Fairness is rewarding merit, and that's what free enterprise does.  Free enterprise, like freedom of speech, freedom of assembly, and freedom of religion, makes our nation more fair.  Not less." - A.B.


"It is societies that have much less economic freedom and far fewer entrepreneurs and therefore economic stagnation, that you find envy, resentment and often unrest." - A.B.

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Thursday, January 22, 2015

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Tuesday, January 20, 2015

LIBERAL JACKASS QUOTE

President Barack Obama (State of the Union Address)

"Understand - a better politics isn't one where Democrats abandon their agenda or Republicans simply embrace mine.  A better politics is one where we appeal to each other's basic decency instead of our basest fears.  A better politics is one where we debate without demonizing each other; where we talk issues, and values, and principles, and facts, rather than 'gotcha' moments, or trivial gaffes, or fake controversies that have nothing to do with the people's daily lives."

I didn't watch the SOTU, because they are all unwatchable.  But I did read it...It was as unreadable as it was unwatchable.

The above comment was my favorite, because it is an out and out lie.  It is the way President Obama presents himself to the people, but it is not what President Obama is or how he leads our country.

1.  Obama never makes deals.  It is always his way or no way.  There is no give and take, and the Republicans are given one choice "simply embrace" Obama's ideas.

2.  Obama has made a presidency out of attacking the "decency" of Republicans, and his favorite tool for pursuing this end is through "fear."

3.  Obama doesn't lead; he travels the country "demonizing" Republicans, and specializes in "gotcha moments"' and "fake controversies."

The rest of Obama's speech was a sham.  It was a waste of time where he pretended to be a gracious leader who cares about the will of the people.

If this were true, he might reflect and act on the actual current will of the people - which was the 2014 Election results...Results that were a direct attack on Barack Obama and his negative leadership style.

The people did not vote in Republicans because they generally love Republicans.  They voted in a Republican Senate and House because they are sick and tired of Barack Obama...They are also scared of what Obama is going to do in the last two years of his presidency.

Unfortunately, Obama continues to disregard the people, and he routinely uses ridiculous speeches like the SOTU to prove it...No where did he prove it more than when he out and out lied to the people with the quote above.

Sunday, January 18, 2015

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

This day should properly be Civil Rights Day:  MLK was a great man, but the civil rights movement didn't begin or end with him. Though he was undoubtedly the most effective and powerful of its leaders. The spirit of this day is the celebration of America's civil rights advances, and as such I am certain Reverend King would agree such a day should honor all of those who ignited and forwarded the civil rights cause.

I'm also quite certain Reverend King would be disgusted by many of the modern pretenders who have disgraced his legacy by claiming to carry the banner of MLK (Jackson, Sharpton, etc.)...He would be especially disgusted by the white, race-baiting clowns who use race as a tool to forward Leftism.

For those who don't know, some of the other great civil rights leaders are: Rosa ParksJackie RobinsonMartin Luther King Jr., Frederick DouglasGeorge Washington CarverSojournor Truth. (click the links to read about each)


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Dr. King's dream today a nightmare
By Mychal Massie
Originally Posted @ World Net Daily

Jan. 15, 2007 (now Jan. 20, 2014), is the annual commemoration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Signs, posters, radio/TV ads and the all-inclusive holiday sale will remind us that it's time for America, as a nation, to remember the injustices he fought.

Preachers will preach special sermons, teachers will have special lesson plans, and politicians, coupled with the usual colliers of immiseration, will pose for photo-ops. All will reference how he fought for the freedom, equality and dignity of blacks. There will be marches, chants and choruses of "we shall overcome" – all of which will be carefully designed and presented to omit the fact that we have "overcame" [sic].

Sadly, but certainly not unexpectedly, Dr. King's day of national commemoration has devolved into a day of misrepresentation of what he actually stood for: "blame the white capitalistic system" in general, "white conservatives" specifically, and "immiseration rallies" ad nauseum. I submit it is time to honor his memory in truth and honesty. I am long since wearied of the dissociative falsities surrounding his life and words.

Speaking of his life – it is enough to say he put it on the line, literally, every day. He didn't retreat – he didn't apologize. He didn't distort the truth – he instead offered it up for America and the world to see. Presentation of the undiluted truth was a sulfuric colonic to the racist elements of his day. It was reality TV before islands, desperate wives and trying to impress casino owners.

Dr. King didn't need to invent injustice – being denied the right to vote, eat, purchase and live where he chose didn't need inventing. Same was the zeitgeist of his environs. Beatings, fire hoses and attack dogs in the hands of the hate-filled didn't need embellishing – it needed only to be seen every night on the evening news for the conscience of America to demand change.

Truth can be denied by the darkness of hatred and by the recalcitrant, but it can never be disproved, nor can it ultimately be diminished. But some forms of truth are less transpicuous than others, thus the reason uninformed and uneducated people are so easily misled.

While there are any number of scholarly positions that would be open to cogent and reasoned debate were Dr. King still alive, what is not open for debate are his position on segregation, be it codified or self-imposed, or his position on drinking from the cup of bitterness and resentment that so many blissfully imbibe from today. And when we read:

"In the process of gaining our rightful place, we must not be guilty of wrongful deeds. Let us not seek to satisfy our thirst for freedom by drinking from the cup of bitterness and hatred.

"We must forever conduct our struggles on the high plane of dignity and discipline. We must not allow our creative protest to degenerate into physical violence...The marvelous new militancy which has engulfed the Negro community must not lead us to distrust of all white people, for many of our white brothers…realize that their destiny is tied up with our destiny and their freedom is inextricably bound to our freedoms..."

It gives us some indication of what he may have thought or said to the Jacksons, Sharptons, Farrakhans or Julian Bonds of today. Who cares to speculate per his opinion of the National Urban League president, Mark Morial, who praised Planned Parenthood as a "good organization," even though the Ugandan parasite, Idi Amin, murdered fewer Africans during his entire bloodthirsty reign than the number of black babies Planned Parenthood casually murders annually with the blessing of so-called black leadership.

What would he say of his dream today – when we examine the devastating effect personal and social irresponsibility has had on the black family? We can but wonder how he would feel about black gangs, drugs, educational largesse, generational welfare and the damning results of the Great Society Initiative.

Perhaps instead of preening for photo-ops, the feckless fantasia called liberal politicians and black leadership would better spend their time trying to remember exactly what Dr. King's dream was – because their version of same more closely resembles the nightmare of nocturnal occlusion.

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Thursday, January 15, 2015

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Tuesday, January 13, 2015

LIBERAL JACKASS QUOTE

Hypocritical Douchie Libs Across America

"Je suis Charlie."

- French for "I am Charlie"...Referencing support for the French magazine employees attacked by Muslim lunatics in Paris last week.

I am all for supporting those who've been attacked by Islamists.  I'm even more for free speech and expression...But I am not for the clowns who've come out of the woodwork in the last week pretending to be for free speech and expression - or against Islamists.

"The journalists at Charlie Hebdo are rightly being celebrated as martyrs on behalf of freedom of expression, but lets face it:  If they had tried to publish their satirical newspaper on any American university campus over the past two decades it wouldn't have lasted 30 seconds.  Students and faculty groups would have accused them of hate speech.  The administration would have cut financing and shut them down.  Public reaction to the attack in Paris has revealed that there are a lot of people who are quick to lionize those who offend the views of Islamist terrorists in France but who are a lot less tolerant toward those who offend their own views at home." - David Brooks (Hardly a radical Rightwinger)

The reality is, Lefties (hardly only those in the university setting) are all for free speech and expression WHEN IT COMES TO THEMSELVES!  But we all know they are tyrannical when it comes to anything they are against...Which is why we have such silly phrases as 'Political Correctness,' 'Speech Codes,' etc.

And the reason is Leftism is the ultimate form of authoritarianism in the modern Western world.

I even wonder if they are talking about those at Charlie Hebdo when they say they are 'Charlie?"  Personally I'm betting they mean something closer to 'I am Victor Charlie'...Victor Charlie is also known as VC, which was also know as Viet Cong, which were a bunch of Commies.

I'm sure you can do the calculus yourself.

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Sunday, January 11, 2015

Prager University: Extra Credit Assignment - 'The Ten Commandments Series'

This is the subject Dennis was born to teach.  It is his true passion, and I believe he teaches it better than anyone I've ever heard...Especially for those who are atheists, agnostic, or non-believers in the God of the Jews, Christians or Islam - people like myself.

It is an 11-part series, each being around 5 minutes...I have posted the 'Introduction,' and below the video is a link to a page containing the next 10 parts. 


Take your time and watch them one day at a time, or so.  There is no rush...The Commandments have been around for over 3,000 years, and if Dennis has his way, these videos will be around just as long :)


"Even if you are an athiest, you would want people to live by the moral laws of the Ten Commandments." - Dennis Prager




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Thursday, January 08, 2015

This Week in Pictures

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