Thanks to our special guest Betsy McCaughey, author of Beating Obamacare: Your Handbook for the New Healthcare Law, for sharing some essential information about the federal government’s takeover of our healthcare system. Did you know that you might be headed for Medicaid next year? Did you also know that patients covered by Medicaid have worse outcomes than the uninsured? Did you know that even if you retain your private insurance, the federal government will review your doctor’s decisions about your care?
On February 15, I had the distinct pleasure of interviewing one of America’s leading experts on the 2nd amendment, David Kopel, and we heard Part 1 of the interview as part of this week’s 2nd Amendment Update. Part 2 will air next week.
Sunday Shows: the Regime sends buffoonish dullard/former Illinois GOP stooge Sec. of Defense Ray LaHood to CNN’s “State of the Union” and NBC’s “Meet The Press” to describe the parade of horribles that will befall us if we deprive the federal government of a single dime. Surprisingly (no, not really), hapless LaHood had no answer when Candy Crowley asked why he was warning of grounded planes and air traffic delays when (1) the FAA’s budget has increased $500 billion since 2008 and (2) the number of domestic flights is down 27% since 9/11, while the FAA budget is up 41%. Suggestion: if you want to get your congressman to wet himself, especially if he is a democrat, call and see if he can do what LaHood couldn’t or wouldn’t do; that is, answer these questions. Obama needs to stop whining about the sequester, since it was his idea, and he has spending the last week conducting a clinic on demagoguery, lying through his teeth about that fact, and the fact that any pain felt by the public will be because he is choosing it. He’s trying to tell us that he has no choice but to furlough meat inspectors and air traffic controllers because of a 2% decrease in the rate of growth rather than cutting out some bureaucratic bloat? PULEEZE!!
Bob Woodward: Obama’s sequester deal-changer – The Washington Post (Liberal media hero of Watergate fame says it: Obama has “moved the goal posts” on the sequester.)
Connecting the dots between Chinese Army hacking, which has our power grid as its ultimate target, the King of the Useful Idiots, Jimmuh Carter, his hillbilly mutant grandson, and “Argo,” which will win “Best Picture” at the Oscars. On ABC’s “This Week,” Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Michigan) says that America is in a weak, vulnerable position.
Second Amendment Update
America’s 1st Freedom (Dave Kopel’s piece for the NRA magazine that explains the Left’s use of junk science to scare women about guns, and therefore encourage them to support anti-2nd amendment legislation.) See also There They Go Again: Left Using Bogus “Studies” to Scare Soccer Mommies | Teri O’Brien – America’s Original Conservative Warrior Princess
It’s Simple. It’s Obvious. So Why Are So Many Americans Being Bamboozled About “Universal Background Checks?” Are You One of Them? | Teri O’Brien – America’s Original Conservative Warrior Princess (anticipating what Wayne LaPierre warned about on 2/23/13 by several days. You’ll also hear me say it in the interview with David Kopel. “Universal background checks” sounds so reasonable, and it’s anything but!)
NRA uses Justice memo to accuse Obama admin of wanting to confiscate guns – Washington Times (that’s what’s behind all this “universal background check” talk)
Conservative Movies You’d Want to See! | Teri O’Brien – America’s Original Conservative Warrior Princess (Producer Thomas’ piece with movies he, and we, would love to see!)
B. Hussein’s embarrassingly petulant performance at last Friday afternoon’s Unhappy Hour presser, parts of which left many observers wondering if they were watching a president of the United States or one of the Cheerios from “Glee,” whining about her boyfriend’s failure to call her, and hoping that we wouldn’t notice that, for at least the 300th time, he failed to answer the question” what is your plan is to solve the “debt crisis, oh Great One?”
Barry’s press conference featured an episode of “Democrats and Their Imaginary Friends.”
A way that Michelle can help poor, starving Americans
My new nickname for Debbie Blabbermouth Schulz
Michele Bachman’s surprising defender, and an even more surprising fact: I agree with her characterization of Rep. Bachman’s treatment by the LSM and her fellow Republican Tim Pawlenty, who is looking more and more like a milquetoast with every passing day. Note to T Paw: if you are going to talk smack about someone, say it loud, say it proud, and stand by it. Just as “it’s the coverup, not the crime,” the backpedal is worse than the criticism. Makes you look weak, spineless and stupid. George Will agrees that T Paw stepped in it, and Clarence Page reminds us that JFK was “doped up: most of the time.
Sex-crazed wackjob/Oregon democrat congress critter Wu (H/T Mensa for that handle) is not the same guy as Ronnie Woo Woo who used to hang out a Wrigley Field
Special guest Iain Murray of the Competitve Enterprise Institute joins us to discuss his terrific new book, Stealing You Blind: How Government Fat Cats Are Getting Rich Off You. Did the City of Los Angeles really spend $1.1 million from Barack’s Stash (aka his ridiculous February 2009 “stimulus” bill) to create 55 jobs? Mr. Murray tells us that indeed they did, and also tells us how some of our money was used to study the size of …shall we say, the “manhood” of homosexuals? And if you can think of a better use for tax dollars, I’d like to hear it.
The story behind the partial shut down of the FAA (short answer: it has something to do with one of the most evil, destructive forces ever to inflict itself on America, Jimmy Carter)
Christiane Amanpour’s odd, even for her, pronunciation of “migraine,” and her even more odd close to an interview with Michael Bloomberg
Author Sally Jacobs agrees with Chris Matthews that Newt and Teri O’Brien Show guest Dinesh D’Souza could not possibly be more wrong about Barack Obama and his anti-colonial anger since his putative father B. Hussein Sr. left after 9 months. Wait a second …what happened to that heart-warming story about the happy, albeit unconventional for the time, little family formed when two college students, one from Africa, and one from Kansas, met in Russian class, married and lived together for two years? In another stunning development, Chris didn’t ask that question. Nor did he remind us, as author/journalist and Teri O’Brien Show guest Jack Cashill has, that in 1960 most typical American college students didn’t take Russian. People like Lee Harvey Oswald did.
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