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Over the Cliff We Go....Whee!

By Burt Prelutsky · Dec. 13, 2012

The only consolation to being in my 70s is that I got to spend most of my life in a pre-Obama America, and probably won't have to spend too many years in the post-Obama one.

I hate to be a gloomy Gus, but prior to the election, I wrote that the nation could probably survive another four years of this schmuck, but what it couldn't survive is an electorate that would give him another four years in which to do his dirty work.

By now, even Obama must be embarrassed to keep blaming Bush. But being the sort of egotist who can never acknowledge his own miserable failings, I fully expect he will now start blaming Biden. Speaking of Biden, it's often said of vice-presidents that they provide the president with more protection than the Secret Service. But for my part, I would actually prefer to see Biden in the Oval Office. At least, thanks to his gift for malaprops, he could be counted on to keep us laughing.

What confounds me about the left-wing lap dogs in the media is the way they keep insisting that their role is to speak truth to power when, in fact, all they really do is provide cover for Obama and his cronies in Congress. For instance, remember how upset they were when George Bush got the Patriot Act passed, when he invaded Afghanistan and when he refused to shut down Gitmo?

Well, here it is 2012. Obama has extended the Patriot Act, lost more American lives in Afghanistan in four years than Bush did in seven and kept Gitmo open, and nobody in the media or the Democratic Party is calling him a fascist, calling for his impeachment or suggesting he should die a painful death. On top of all that, he has employed drones to assassinate terrorists with little or no concern for so-called collateral damage. Understand, I have mentioned a few of the things that I personally approve of, but how is it that liberals aren't raising a stink about it? It's because they are hypocrites, first, last and always. So long as their side wins elections, nothing else matters. That's why Sen. Feinstein initially vowed to get to the bottom of the national security leaks to the NY Times, and then shut her yap when it became obvious that Obama was the source of leaks that were intended to bolster his foreign policy decisions leading up to the election.

Can you imagine what the Democrats would have said if President Bush had spent months avoiding having an actual press conference, preferring to be pandered to by David Letterman, Jay Leno, the goofy ladies on The View and talking football on 9/11 with Lazaro Mendez, who bills himself as the Pimp with the Limp on his morning radio show? Hard to believe the media would have let Bush get away with attacking Fox News if he then pretended that Joy Behar, Whoopi Goldberg and Senor Mendez, were the reincarnation of Edward R. Murrow, Eric Sevareid and Howard K. Smith.

In California, in case it escaped your attention, it seems that lemmings, along with illegal aliens, are now being encouraged to vote. How else to explain that in a state that has seen one city after another file for bankruptcy, and where gas prices continue to remain at least 60 cents above the national average, the electorate went along with Jerry Brown and voted to increase income taxes and sales taxes?

In spite of the fact that in many countries, Obama's re-election was the cause for jubilation – no doubt because misery, as usual, loves company – an English journalist named Janet Daley, writing in the Telegraph, observed that “Europe got the American president it wanted, the one who would present no threat to its own delusions. The United States is now officially one of us: an Old World country complete with class hatred, ethnic Balkanization, bourgeois guilt and a paternalistic ruling elite. And it is locked into the same death spiral of high public spending and self-defeating wealth redistribution as we are. Welcome to the future, and the beginning of what may turn out to be the terminal decline of the West.”

I have long contended that the biggest problem with conservatives is that they waste their money trying to win occasional elections. If they had the brains they were born with, billionaires like the Koch brothers and casino mogul Sheldon Adelson would start gobbling up newspapers, magazines and TV stations. They don't have to sink any money into radio stations, where conservative talk show hosts continue to rule the roost. But so long as the Left controls the media outlets, they will continue to provide cover for the radicals who dominate the Democratic Party. Adelson, bless his heart, owns a newspaper, but it happens to be in Israel, which doesn't do American conservatives a damn bit of good.

My wife informs me that even our fashion magazines are filled with pro-Leftist claptrap. So is it any wonder that single women continue to be seduced into voting overwhelmingly for the miserable likes of Clinton, Gore, Kerry and Obama?

I'm reminded of a joke I heard recently. A man and a woman strike up a conversation in a bar. The guy admits that he just got out of jail after serving a 20-year term for killing his wife and chopping her up with an axe.

After a couple of seconds, the woman says, “So you're single.”


Howard Last in Wyoming said:

Burt, the Patriot Act was one of the worst things Bush the younger did. And that is saying a lot considering Medicare Part D, No Child Left Behind, giving us the Homeland Security Department (don't you feel safer), incandescent light bulb ban, the Thousands Standing Around (TSA) instead of the security system Israel uses very successfully, calling Islam the religion of Peace, pushing amnesty for illegal aliens (oops undocumented workers), pushing the North American Union, etc. Take a good look at the Patriot Act, it voids a good portion of the Bill of Rights. You want to increase the security in our Republic, give the Massad the contract for security. They probably would have had Obama Bin Laden (oops Osama, I don't know how I can make that mistake) residing in a pit with pig entrails during early Oct of 2001 or maybe even late Sept. of 2001. No 72 virgin goats.

Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 12:30 AM

Burt Prelutsky in North Hills, CA replied:

Howard: I know that a lot of people on both sides of the political fence have a problem with the Patriot Act. I just don't happen to be one of them. It enabled the FBI to cut off funding to terrorist groups by American Muslims pretending to be making charitable donations. I, for one, am sick and tired of trying to fight an enemy that takes advantage of our freedoms to stab us in the back. It's bad enough that our politicians all have to pay lip service to Islam to show how tolerant they are.

No American citizen who had our nation's interests at heart had any of his rights lost because of the Act.


Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 1:29 AM

Deborah in La Mirada CA replied:

Right you are, Bert!!!! I am so weary of our compatriots on the right bashing the right. Whatever the fraility of Republicans, they are overwhelming far preverable to any liberal. Granted, much needs to be done, but come on, folks....wouldn't you rather have the worst Republican over the best Dem?

Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 6:27 AM

Howard Last in Wyoming replied:

Deborah, we are in this mess because of the Republican Leadership (still an oxymoron). How many years now have they gone along with continuing budget resolutions instead of shutting the government down? Two of the worst Republicans are Lugar (Indiana) and Crist (FL). The Republican Establishment (synonym for morons) backed both of these RINO's. So how does Crist repay them, he becomes a Democrap. If Crist's picture was in the dictionary the caption would say, "TRAITOR".

Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 9:57 AM

Howard Last in Wyoming replied:

Deborah, also don't forget about the conservatives that Boehner and company kicked off of the House committees.

Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 10:14 AM

Burt Prelutsky in North Hills, CA replied:

Deborah: I certainly would. I can't imagine who the best Democrat would be, but we know he or she would be in lockstep with Obama, Pelosi and Reid.


Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 12:55 PM

Tod the tool guy in brooklyn ny said:

I've had a few shouting matches, with progressive kooks, about the building of a Mosque- near ground Zero, in Manhattan. My argument against all mosques, is salient:"We cannot allow mus. militants, to build here, because we simply do not know if they are PRAYIN' or PLOTTIN'-got it?

Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 6:28 AM

Burt Prelutsky in North Hills, CA replied:

Tod: Plotting would be my guess.


Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 12:55 PM

Anton D Rehling in Olympia, WA replied:

Islam is one of the enemies within this country that our progressive brain dead democrats accept as just another group of immigrants trying to assimilate into our constitutional Republic. Truth is they are determined, no matter who they say they are, to have the USA assimilate into Sharia rule and outlaw all but Islam. When they consider themselves strong enough in number in the USA the shooting will begin. Question is, should we wait for the Islamic assault against all we are and have been to escalate or do we take action to defend our way of life and Damm the torpedoes?

Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 3:12 PM

enemaofthestatistquo in Monroe, GA replied:

The shooting has already started. the two shootist driving around DC,VA,& MD, in 2002, There was a Muzzie who ran his car thru a crowded street market, the Times square bomber, etc. Workplace volence incident at Ft. Hood- 8*)) -Oh, and the protestors in MI used box-cutters (a favorite close weapon of Terrorist) to rip apart that tent they collapsed in Lansing, MI & we all know the largest city of Michiganistan is Detroitabad.

Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 3:47 PM

rab in jo,mo said:

I'm with you Burt, at this point Biden would be preferable to Odumbo. Biden may be a brain-damaged idiot, but at least he's not a hardcore Marxist. Besides, maybe the stress of being prez and actually having to do something would cause another aneurysm to pop.

While I'm ranting, here's a message to Odumbo - We know your mother spent a lot of time with her feet up in the air, but get your damned feet off our desk! It isn't "cool", it's disrespectful as hell.

Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:24 AM

richard ryan in Lamar,Missouri replied:

rab, I like your way of thinking. I`ve said for a long time that Obama`s momma was just a common whore who couldn`t keep her knees together, especially of the male was black. Racist? I guess I`m guilty, but I never was until this imposter got into the white house.

Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 10:29 AM

Howard Last in Wyoming replied:

Richard, when did racist become a synonym for truth?

Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 10:55 AM

wjm in Colorado said:

As for the man and woman in the bar, the man got out of jail after serving two months of a 20 year sentence due to a liberal progressive judge who deemed him capable of reentering society as his crimes resulted from racist opression, and the woman, a democrat useful idiot named Fluke, with a purse full of free condoms and six free abortions fathered by six different men, says "So You're Single!"

Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 10:32 AM

Tex Horn in Texas said:

So, the enemy of our nation is the Fourth Estate, the media, who has long forgotten it's role. It has become, as Burt suggests, the primary proponent of socialism in our country. And that is how, to use the phrase coined by the PP, the "NeoComs" (communists) have taken over America. It's almost beyond belief that Americans can't see what's happening in Europe, in California, in New Jersey, in Detroit, NY, and MD, is failing. Failing. How can one look at failure and make the conscious decision that that's what they want? Wow, the stupidity.

Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 12:29 PM

Burt Prelutsky in North Hills, CA replied:

Tex: Right you are. It's bad enough that Obama's base has no knowledge of ancient history, but they also lack a grasp of current events. And somehow they take enormous pride in their ignorance.


Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 1:01 PM

Wayne in Hinesville, GA replied:

Burt, The idiots have no concept of history, ancient or our own. The American history taught in schools today is a joke. The welfare freeloaders could care less about the country as long as the goodies keep on coming. They have no shame or pride and certainly have no feelings of partriotism towards the very country that sustains them. They consider those who work and pay taxes as suckers and it doesn't bother them that those very people are the ones supporting their sorry asses. Damn the PC BS and lets call them what they are: Lazy, deadbeat, worthless peices of shiza, merde, and crap.

Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 4:18 PM

wjm in Colorado replied:

Not only the media, but the public indoctrination system, the ultimate in child abuse, that produces the useful idiots so easily swayed by the ministry of propoganda. Yes, Rampant Stupidity!

Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 1:36 PM

Cooneye in North Carolina replied:

Tex Horn... The reason Americans can't see what is happening is because most do not know and have no interest at all in knowing. That is the main reason we have this Oba-moron for another four years. These people do not read what is going on in the world or this country at all and all they know is what comes from the MSM biased bilge water if they even watch that.

When these people come out of school they are extremely lucky if they can even read much less have a mind that can reason for itself instead of being blindly led around by liberal madness. Of course this madness starts from pre-kindergarten throughout their educational pursuits. Is it any wonder?

Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:32 PM

Dioneikes in Colorado said:

Burt - I believe its time for a change. But first we need real freedom loving Americans to get onboard with things. Our nation won't survive as a free society with Il Douche at the helm. That's why he's going to come after our guns and try to disarm the populace. Then it'll be "Katy bar the door" because the fight will be on.

Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 12:34 PM

Burt Prelutsky in North Hills, CA replied:

Son of Liberty: Frankly, I'd love to see him try to disarm urban blacks. There are an awful lot of guns in the hood, but I just can't quite see Obama and Eric Holder trying to confiscate them.


Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 1:03 PM

Dioneikes in Colorado replied:

No, they'd probably be telling the "brothas" to use them on conservative white folks, and they'll get a free cell phone for each whitey they kill.

Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 2:36 PM

Howard Last in Wyoming replied:

Burt, what guns in the hood, I am shocked shocked. Everyone knows that residents of the various hoods follow the example of that @$$hole Bloomberg and do not have guns. The same goes for the residents of Chicago, East St. Louis, Newark, etc. The only ones that Bloomin Idiot would try to disarm are honest citizens. I would like to see him try it in Wyoming.

Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 3:51 PM

jksisco in irvine, ca said:

The only way to put the brakes on Obama, is for Republicans in the House to push us over the "fiscal cliff". They will be demonized initially, but, once the dust clears it will be seen as a god send.

Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 1:36 PM

Howard Last in Wyoming replied:

jksisco, for it to ever happen Boehner, McConnell and company will have to grow a pair or be replaced with CONSERVATIVES. I guess we can always vote Whig Party. What they became irrelevant and no longer exist.

Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 9:31 PM

WTD in AZ said:

Ref. Howard Last's comment, " You want to increase the security in our Republic, give the Massad the contract for security." We have two examples for our edification, Israel and the EU. The former under adverse circumstances does things right like an effective intelligence service and airline security. The latter with poster states, Greece and Spain at the forefront make multiplying their mistakes an absolute art. And Obummer et al have made the wrong choice for us/U.S. to copy. There's an ancient and reputable book that says, "if the blind lead the blind, both shall fall into the pit".

Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 3:47 PM

India in GA said:

'That's why Sen. Feinstein initially vowed to get to the bottom of the national security leaks to the NY Times, and then shut her yap when it became obvious that Obama was the source of leaks"

Burt, we don't "get to the bottom" of anything, it seems. What's become of the security leaks scandal? Fast and Furious? Benghazi?

And, by the way, I don't give a damn about Susan Rice and the lies Obama told after the fact. The big fat liar told us a lie. Big surprise. It's wrong of course, but that issue is secondary to the incompetence that led to the tragedy in the first place. It seems that the media is not trying to find out what happened on Sept. 11; all they want to talk about is Susan friggin' Rice.

Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 9:32 PM

Robinius in Broomfield, Colorado said:

Something I can't understand is that when Obama refuses to negotiate the financial cliff (he won't back down on raising tax rates for the upper 2%) - that's OK. If the Republicans refuse to cave, then they are solely to blame. Obama is equally guilty if tax rates go up - it takes a lot of chutzpah to deny that.

Friday, December 14, 2012 at 12:44 AM