Quote of the Day

“Let me warn you, and let me warn the nation, against the smooth evasion that says: “Of course we believe these things. We believe in social security. We believe in work for the unemployed. We believe in saving homes. Cross our hearts and hope to die! We believe in all these things. But we do not like the way that the present administration is doing them. Just turn them over to us. We will do all of them, we will do more of them, we will do them better and, most important of all, the doing of them will not … Continue reading

Quote Of The Day — January 23, 2016

. “Repeal that [welfare] law, and you will soon see a change in their manners. … Six days shalt thou labor, though one of the old commandments long treated as out of date, will again be looked upon as a respectable precept; industry will increase, and with it plenty among the lower people; their circumstances will mend, and more will be done for their happiness by inuring them to provide for themselves, than could be done by dividing all your estates among them.” Benjamin Franklin, ( January 17, 1706, Boston, MA, Died: April 17, 1790 )   ~ ~   … Continue reading

Quote Of The Day — November 15, 2015

. “Dependence begets subservience and venality, suffocates the germ of virtue, and prepares fit tools for the designs of ambition.” Thomas Jefferson,   (April 13, 1743 – July 4, 1826)   ~ ~   Grouchy   ~ ~

Quote Of The Day — November 09, 2015

. “I am for doing good to the poor, but…I think the best way of doing good to the poor, is not making them easy in poverty, but leading or driving them out of it. I observed…that the more public provisions were made for the poor, the less they provided for themselves, and of course became poorer. And, on the contrary, the less was done for them, the more they did for themselves, and became richer.” Benjamin Franklin,  January 17, 1706 — April 17, 1790   ~ ~   Grouchy   ~ ~

Quote Of The Day — October 24, 2015

. “Our tenet ever was that Congress had not unlimited powers to provide for the general welfare, but were restrained to those specifically enumerated, and that, as it was never meant that they should provide for that welfare but by the exercise of the enumerated powers, so it could not have been meant they should raise money for purposes which the enumeration did not place under their action; consequently, that the specification of powers is a limitation of the purposes for which they may raise money. ” Thomas Jefferson letter to Albert Gallatin, 1817   ~ ~   Grouchy   ~ ~

Quote Of The Day — September 27, 2015

. “I cannot undertake to lay my finger on that article of the Constitution which granted a right to Congress of expending, on objects of benevolence, the money of their constituents…” James Madison, Born: March 16, 1751, Port Conway, VA., Died: June 28, 1836, Orange, VA   ~ ~   Grouchy   ~ ~

Crime of Passion or Sharia Law?

ALLEGED TEXAS ISLAMIC ‘HONOR KILLING’ BEING PROSECUTED   From Biebart an article about the death of a activist scientist, her friend’s husband and the rage of Islamic Sharia law. You can read it here. Murder is often a crime of passion or greed.  Lord knows there is a lot happening.  However this case has had so many twists and turns, it is highly interesting for several reasons. ▪ Ali Mahwood-Awad Irsan,devout Muslim, had previously killed his son-in-law, Amjad Alidam, with a 12-gauge shotgun. Irsan claimed his 29-year-old son-in-law was abusing his daughter and had threatened him and his family, according to … Continue reading

From The “BWAHAHAHAHA” File For Nov 28 2014

You KNOW we live in a failed state when anarchists are trying to pull THIS stunt. Prepare to be pissed off to the max, but NOT surprised. Warner Todd Huston at Breitbart.com has this lunacy. SHOCK REPORT: St. Louis Bomb Plot Fails Because of Maxed Out EBT Card by Warner Todd Huston 26 Nov 2014 Only days before a grand jury released its decision on whether there would be a trial for the August shooting in Ferguson, Missouri, the FBI arrested two men who were allegedly looking to buy supplies to make a pipe bomb. Sources say the men planned to … Continue reading

Quote Of The Day — December 23, 2013

. I am for doing good to the poor, but I differ in opinion of the means. I think the best way of doing good to the poor, is not making them easy in poverty, but leading or driving them out of it. In my youth I travelled much, and I observed in different countries, that the more public provisions were made for the poor, the less they provided for themselves, and of course became poorer. And, on the contrary, the less was done for them, the more they did for themselves, and became richer.   Benjamin  Franklin   ~ … Continue reading