A Message From Lucianne  



Home Page | Latest Posts | Links | Must Reads | Update Profile | RSS | Contribute | Register | Rules & FAQs
Privacy Policy | Search | Post | Contact | Logout | Forgot Password | Search Using Google

Could Therapy Culture Help
Explain Elliot Rodger´s Rampage?

Reason, by Brendan O´Neill

Original Article

Posted By:Judy W., 5/27/2014 6:44:55 PM

The most striking revelation about Elliot Rodger, the alleged Santa Barbara shooter, is that he had been in therapy for most of his life. A family friend said Rodger had been seeing a therapist since the age of eight. Apparently he had visited a therapist "virtually every day" during his high school years. By the time of the massacre and suicide at the University of Santa Barbara over the weekend, when he was 22, Rodger reportedly had "multiple therapists." Today it has been revealed that so central were his therapists to his daily existence that he emailed his hateful 141-page manifesto to


Post Reply  

Reply 1 - Posted by: Emmajustin, 5/27/2014 6:50:17 PM     (No. 9863828)

I don´t think these punk kids need therapy as much as they need to go out and dig a ditch, build a fence, paint off graffiti, etc---work long, hard hours, and then go volunteer at a charity. They need less Internet and to stop being so self absorbed.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    32 persons like this.

Reply 2 - Posted by: Screwgun, 5/27/2014 6:57:20 PM     (No. 9863837)

FTA: Rodger terrifyingly declares: "I am the closest thing there is to a living god… Magnificent, glorious, supreme, eminent, divine!"

He sounds like a certain big-eared Kenyan I know.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    32 persons like this.




Reply 3 - Posted by: Former lurker, 5/27/2014 6:57:32 PM     (No. 9863838)

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    11 persons like this.

Reply 4 - Posted by: angelesgift, 5/27/2014 7:02:55 PM     (No. 9863845)

This thoroughly screwed up young man was a cash cow for his "multiple therapists". Like prositutes, they charge for the pleasure they provide - and it´s just as empty and fleeting.

It´s sad Elliot never understood how to have respect for himself and others. But that takes work, and sometimes it doesn´t feel so good.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    16 persons like this.

Reply 5 - Posted by: mitzi, 5/27/2014 7:14:43 PM     (No. 9863855)

i>Therapy culture has created a new army of little gods made fearsomely angry by any perceived insult against their self-esteem.

Apparently, it starts with the therapists ... just today, there was an article posted here:

A Florida mental health counselor has been arrested for allegedly murdering her lesbian lover´s two-year-old daughter after the girl´s mother, also a mental health counselor, broke up with her.


  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    22 persons like this.

Reply 6 - Posted by: terry_tr6, 5/27/2014 7:29:03 PM     (No. 9863869)

So you are being treated for 16 years and still have problems requiring more treatment? I think that fits Einstein´s definition of insanity to a "T"...
But i guess if you are a shrink and can latch on to a couple wealthy clients, you´d be a fool to cure them and lose the cash cow

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    19 persons like this.

Reply 7 - Posted by: comstock, 5/27/2014 7:37:38 PM     (No. 9863883)

No psychopath has ever been "cured" by the practitioners of the "therapy culture." It´s a self-regulated industry that credentials practitioners who memorize the psychobabble.

What´s the success rate for substance abuse rehab? (see Lindsey Lohan et. al.). What´s the success rate for pedophilia diagnosed child molesters? How about "marriage counselors? Court-appointed "experts?" School psychologists? Anyplace there is a behavioral problem that threatens a well-ordered society they send in the psychos, and they tell us the individual is just"acting out" and pay me a bag of money and I´ll talk him or her out of that behavior.

Either that, or they redefine amorality as "normal behavior." (see homosexuality, cross-dressing, gender reassignment, chronic drug abuse, et. al.).

It´s high time we re-recognize that some people are just plain crazy and should be locked up.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    23 persons like this.




Reply 8 - Posted by: mackrand, 5/27/2014 7:44:34 PM     (No. 9863893)

This is a very complex problem with a very simple solution. That is, there used to be a simple solution. That was a commitment to an insane asylum and that solution no longer exists. So the effects of this absurd political solution to a non problem continues to affect us all. The effect is to continue to let these insane people mix it up with their imagined enemies who are completely innocent and are the real victims.

The cause? Politicians who insert themselves into a societal problem which doesn´t want the interference in the first place. When this change took place there were millions of voices exclaiming that this wasn´t going to end well. And it didn´t, did it?

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    14 persons like this.

Reply 9 - Posted by: WV.Hillbilly, 5/27/2014 8:17:55 PM     (No. 9863908)

I will almost bet this guy was on SSRI drugs.
Almost all of these mass murderers have been taking them.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    13 persons like this.

Reply 10 - Posted by: reilly, 5/27/2014 8:24:46 PM     (No. 9863914)

Spare the rod and spoil the child. Think this demon was ever spanked?
I doubt it.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    15 persons like this.

Reply 11 - Posted by: Engrpat, 5/27/2014 8:25:32 PM     (No. 9863915)

FTA: Rodger terrifyingly declares: "I am the closest thing there is to a living god… Magnificent, glorious, supreme, eminent, divine!"

Many years ago, democrats forced the schools to teach "self esteem," that each child is special and deserves special treatment. I would say that they succeeded way beyond their dreams.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    16 persons like this.

Reply 12 - Posted by: saguni, 5/27/2014 8:31:17 PM     (No. 9863921)

There are so many things running through my mind....

What about the cliche Hollywood father who takes his son to his (Dad) favorite call girl to "learn how" for his birthday?? Isn´t that supposed to be the birthday before the BMW??

I worked with a woman who had been in therapy for years, finally I got tired of her whining about life not being fair, and I told her, "If you have been in therapy for more than a year, there is something wrong with your therapist (meaning therapy wasn´t kept "on track" and she was paying for a friendly ear). "Oh, no!" she wailed, "there´s something wrong with me!" Obviously, she wasn´t "working" on her problems in therapy.

I could comment on the therapists´ lack of discernment, but being trained as a therapist does not necessarily make one immune to being conned. A steady paycheck for just agreeing with a child´s fantasies may be easy money, but look where it lead.
Of course, when the "child" turned 18, the parents no longer "deserved" any access to knowledge as to what was discussed in therapy, he had HIPAA rights, doncha know.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    14 persons like this.



Reply 13 - Posted by: 2dogs, 5/27/2014 8:55:17 PM     (No. 9863939)

I´d like to hear what kind of "therapists" these were. If he was diagnosed with Aspergers early on, he was probably seeing behavior modification people, probably was in some social skills group therapy, etc. looks to me that he had dual diagnoses: Aspergers AND bipolar or early schizoid. In any case he was an obvious danger, but we can´t lock them up, you know....they have "rights".

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    14 persons like this.

Reply 14 - Posted by: dirtyjersey, 5/27/2014 9:05:37 PM     (No. 9863945)

Therapists are like chiropractors - - I´ve never met anyone who has been permanenty cured by either.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    13 persons like this.

Reply 15 - Posted by: ROLFnader, 5/27/2014 9:19:34 PM     (No. 9863952)

From the lowly social services flunky to the vaunted shrink, no one has to present a cure. I do love the patches on the elbows of their sweaters ,though.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    14 persons like this.

Reply 16 - Posted by: Shells, 5/27/2014 10:12:35 PM     (No. 9863970)

When I was young and between careers, I decided to get a masters degree in counseling/therapy. People have always loved to talk at me, so I figured, why not get paid for it?

Upon graduating, I tossed the degree in the garbage. Largely because the people I studied with were the most screwed up group of individuals I have ever encountered in one place.

But also because I realized that most people seeking therapy - excepting people who have truly been traumatized by horrors - don´t want to be fixed. Most are just pathologically self absorbed and always will be.

What they need, is God.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    17 persons like this.

Reply 17 - Posted by: synchronicity, 5/27/2014 10:30:41 PM     (No. 9863979)

All cultures, to remain cultures, require that there is some base belief system that the majority can relate to and which addresses real issues that the individual and society requires handled in a way that minimizes social pathology and the individual´s instinctual drive to fulfill personal desires and attack what they fear / dislike regardless of the consequences.

Our society has declared this concept obsolete and has redefined evil as that which prevents one from acting on a purely instinctual level. The only pathology psychiatrist are allowed to treat unmolested by lawyers, and the general public, is the post-modern created concept of low self-esteem caused by a mean-spirited society. The inevitable result is incurable patients wedded to their enabling psychiatrists for life. If there is real evil, and I know from personal experience there is, then nothing furthers the cause of evil more, while diminishing the health of society, than redefining what is in reality a spiritual disease as purely a case of an entitled person not getting what they want, when they want and how they want. You can´t treat the spirit if you don´t believe it exists.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    16 persons like this.




Reply 18 - Posted by: kiwinews, 5/27/2014 10:38:51 PM     (No. 9863983)

Yes, he was left to stew in therapy culture. This poor idiot spent so much time with people *paid* to listen to him endlessly discuss himself that he never developed the skill of actual give and take, or even realized what true social interaction might be. Real people have to be won over, not paid by the hour or act a script. Coming up hard against reality with vastly inflated ego, utterly unsocialized, lacking intellectual, spiritual or family resources - violence was the only answer he saw.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    10 persons like this.

Reply 19 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 5/27/2014 11:18:54 PM     (No. 9864011)

After watching the tapes, this was one messed up kid whose parents gave him ´things´ and therapist to babysit him. Easy to see why he had no friends, never mind girlfriends. His roommates seemed to be real geeks. Why does a rich kid need roomies ?

His parents have no right to blame anyone, especially the NRA. And certainly not the police for not entering the home to find his arsenal.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    9 persons like this.

Reply 20 - Posted by: Hobbiest, 5/27/2014 11:35:36 PM     (No. 9864016)

Over time the smart ones quickly learn to put on an act and hide the delusions for a one hour session. That´s one reason Rodger´s was able to con the cops who called on him when his family expressed concerns he become dangerous. Remember that until fairly recently the culture -and the insurance companies -allowed these kids to be put in institutions for long term assessments. It´s a lot harder to put on an act 24/7/28 days. Today they are just given SSRIs, even when the underlying problem may be incipient schizophrenia rather than anxiety or depression.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    13 persons like this.

Reply 21 - Posted by: belwhatter, 5/28/2014 6:10:46 AM     (No. 9864163)

Too much of America is wallowing in a spiritual wilderness where the self is venerated rather than our Creator who has given us everything. Many posters have hit on the precept that to reach out and do something for others is the best way to earn some self esteem - it is a commodity that will never be accorded to a person who thinks he should be esteemed just because he exists.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    6 persons like this.

Reply 22 - Posted by: LC Chihuahua, 5/29/2014 12:51:17 PM     (No. 9865803)

I remember reading somewhere that alot of therapists are themselves seeing therapists for what they perceive as personal problems. Have to wonder how badly the therapists mis-diagnosed Elliot Rodger.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    6 persons like this.





Post Reply   Close thread 785736

Below, you will find ...

Most Recent Articles posted by "Judy W."


Most Active Articles (last 48 hours)

Most Recent Articles posted by "Judy W."

Read of the day: Israel
as the Last Man Standing
American Thinker, by Thomas Lifson    Original Article
Posted By: Judy W.- 7/14/2014 9:51:40 AM     Post Reply
The Middle East, always complex, is descending into a form of chaos that seems baffling. Bringing order to the complexity is Daniel P. Goldman, aka Spengler, writing in Tablet Magazine. A former Wall Street numbers guy, Goldman brings together a lot of demographic data expressed in useful charts, to lay out his case that time is on Israel’s side, and that the Muslims of the Middle East are engaged in a long-term battle, which he likens to the 30 Years War that devastated Europe in the 17th century: The region has seen nothing like it since the Mongol invasion of

Gov. Rick Perry Reminds Us Why
We Flirted with Him in 2012
PJ Media, by Paula Bolyard    Original Article
Posted By: Judy W.- 7/11/2014 1:14:43 PM     Post Reply
“We make men without chests and expect from them virtue and enterprise. We laugh at honor and are shocked to find traitors in our midst. We castrate and bid the geldings be fruitful.”? C.S. Lewis, The Abolition of Man There is perhaps no greater contrast between the quintessential (and nearly bygone) American masculinity and the feminized Pajama Boy we’ve come to know in recent years than the competing media narratives of Texas Governor Rick Perry and President Obama this week. While President Obama has projected the image of a flaccid leader who is aloof, distant, and out of touch with the the

EXCLUSIVE: Dave Brat Slams
Obama Administration on Israel
PJ Media, by David Steinberg    Original Article
Posted By: Judy W.- 7/11/2014 1:07:32 PM     Post Reply
Yesterday morning, I reached out to the Brat team to see if they would be making any statement on the situation in Israel today. I forwarded along a link — then hosted at the top of the Drudge Report – to yesterday’s statements by Philip Gordon, the White House’s coordinator for the Middle East, in which Gordon criticized the Israeli government for not currently negotiating with Mahmoud Abbas. (Snip) I had heard from some — very few, but some — conservatives who were concerned about the loss of Eric Cantor regarding the only issue they trusted Cantor on,

Remember When Democrats
Booted Parentless Hispanic
Children From the U.S.?
FrontPage, by Humberto Fontova    Original Article
Posted By: Judy W.- 7/11/2014 6:33:38 AM     Post Reply
Attorney General Eric Holder can hardly contain his tears when explaining his program titled “Justice AmeriCorps,” to provide emergency legal representation for the tens of thousands of Central American minors crashing our southern border. (Snip) And yet it was (then) Deputy Attorney General Eric Holder who concocted the “legal” cover for the INS to mace, kick, stomp, and gun-butt their way into the home of Elian Gonzalez’s legal custodians (legal U.S. citizens and residents all) on the morning of April 22, 2000, wrench a bawling 6-year-old child from his family at machine-gun point and bundle him off to Castro’s terror-sponsoring

Jim DeMint On Obama Immigration
Policy: ‘It’s Hard To Trust This
President To Enforce The Law’
Daily Caller, by Ariel Cohen    Original Article
Posted By: Judy W.- 7/10/2014 11:05:33 AM     Post Reply
President of the Heritage Foundation Jim DeMint stated that the White House is taking a dishonest, indirect approach toward immigration reform. “Greta, I found this statement extraordinarily dishonest,” DeMint said in an interview on Fox News following President Barack Obama’s remarks on immigration in Texas. “So there are so many things I want to respond to, but as we were saying right before he came on, illegal crossings had gone down until 2012. The year before, 6,500 unaccompanied minors had been apprehended. But in 2012, the president did something extraordinary with this DACA executive order, which basically said if you are

Stunned by Israel´s fierce response,
Hamas sends distress signals
Jerusalem Post, by Khaled Abu Toameh    Original Article
Posted By: Judy W.- 7/10/2014 10:23:42 AM     Post Reply
Despite fiery statements issued by Hamas spokesmen over the past 48 hours, it was obvious Tuesday night that the Islamist movement was searching for ways to rid itself of the current escalation. Hamas feels that it has been forced into a confrontation with Israel – one that it did not want at this stage because of its increased isolation and financial crisis. The massive Israeli air strikes on the Gaza Strip over the past 24 hours have surprised Hamas and other Palestinian groups. Hamas apparently expected a limited response to the recent rocket attacks on Israeli cities and towns. But as the

Breaking through the
myth of ´Islamophobia´
Washington Examiner, by Jed Babbin    Original Article
Posted By: Judy W.- 7/10/2014 8:01:57 AM     Post Reply
Ever since President George W. Bush said “Islam is peace” on Sept. 17, 2001, it has been politically shielded from any debate about its effects on its adherents or on the rest of the world. Muslim nations and pressure groups such as the Council on American-Islamic Relations have used political correctness as a weapon to punish anyone who dared to begin any debate on Islam by calling them “Islamophobes,” an accusation of racism. That era was ended by the lead editorial in the July 5 edition of The Economist, the prominent liberal British news magazine. Titled “The Tragedy of the Arabs,”

Is Obama Just a Hapless Putz?
PJ Media, by Andrew Klavan    Original Article
Posted By: Judy W.- 7/9/2014 7:46:41 PM     Post Reply
In an interview the other day, I was asked what the president might’ve been thinking when he instigated the chaos on our borders with his talk of pen-and-phone amnesty. Half a dozen things went through my mind. Maybe he’s trying some sort of Cloward-Piven maneuver: an attempt to overwhelm our welfare state to the point where we replace it with “a guaranteed annual income and thus an end to poverty.” Or maybe he’s just trying to flood the population with Democrat voters. Or maybe he feels America stole its southland from Hispanic people anyway and it’s up to him to

A Window Opens Onto
the Left-Wing Conspiracy
Powerline, by John Hinderaker    Original Article
Posted By: Judy W.- 7/9/2014 6:13:18 AM     Post Reply
The Democracy Alliance is not a famous organization, but it deserves to be. The Alliance consists of approximately 100 rich liberals who have taken upon themselves the task of coordinating America’s many left-wing organizations to promote a single radical agenda. The Alliance does not publicize the names of its members, but it held a conference for its “partners” and membership prospects in April, at the Ritz Carlton Hotel (naturally) in Chicago. Someone who attended the conference unfortunately (heh) left his or her copy of the documents passed out by the Democracy Alliance behind, and they eventually fell into the wrong

A Primer on Race
Creators Syndicate, by Thomas Sowell    Original Article
Posted By: Judy W.- 7/8/2014 7:14:44 AM     Post Reply
Back in the heyday of the British Empire, a man from one of the colonies addressed a London audience. "Please do not do any more good in my country," he said. "We have suffered too much already from all the good that you have done." That is essentially the message of an outstanding new book by Jason Riley about blacks in America. Its title is "Please Stop Helping Us." Its theme is that many policies designed to help blacks are in fact harmful, sometimes devastatingly so. These counterproductive policies range from minimum wage laws to "affirmative action" quotas. This book untangles the controversies,

Lefty Professor Who Speaks Out
Against Income Inequality Gets
Paid $205,400 for One Class
FrontPage, by Daniel Greenfield    Original Article
Posted By: Judy W.- 7/7/2014 6:16:27 PM     Post Reply
University of North Carolina School of Law’s Professor Gene Nichol is a real opponent of income inequality. That’s why he gets paid $205,400 to teach one class, plus more to run the Poverty Center at the school. Nichol’s noble opposition to income inequality puts him in a class with other great academic class warriors like Elizabeth Warren, who was paid $350,000 by Harvard Law to teach a single course and Clinton’s former Labor Secretary turned inequality campaigner Robert Reich who pulls in $235,791 a year from a public university at UC-Berkeley to teach a course on “Wealth and Poverty” making

Holly Fisher: Public Enemy
Number 310,345,204
National Review, by Charles C.W. Cooke    Original Article
Posted By: Judy W.- 7/7/2014 4:25:16 PM     Post Reply
This image — which features an American woman named Holly Fisher and an international terrorist named Sherafiyah Lewthwaite* — has been doing the rounds on Lefty Twitter: “Explain the difference”? With pleasure. The woman on the left is a peaceful American citizen with a husband in the military. She has never killed anybody, and nor does she have any desire to. The reason that you know her name is that she has become a minor political celebrity for her outspoken support of a Supreme Court decision that upheld the rule of law against the intrusion of the executive branch. In

Most Active Articles (last 48 hours)

The hypocrisy of Obama’s
15-day Vineyard vacation

57 replie(s)
Washington Times, by Joseph Curl    Original Article
Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- 7/13/2014 6:42:49 PM     Post Reply
On April 1, the U.S. economy dropped a whopping 2.9 percent for the first three months of the year (no fooling). The American workforce participation rate fell to a 40-year low. One-third of people aged 18-29 have moved back in with their parents. Millions of Americans this summer will enjoy yet another “staycation”: They just can’t afford to go to the beach or the mountains, even for a week — again. (Snip) Forget that the United States is deep into what Mr. Obama dramatically declares a “humanitarian crisis,” that the Middle East is a powder keg about to blow, that Iraq has all but fallen to Islamist terrorists. (Why not forget; the president has.)

Report: Small Lifeless, Dead
Children Found “Washed Up
Along Riverbank” of Rio Grande

51 replie(s)
Gateway Pundit, by Jim Hoft    Original Article
Posted By: mitzi- 7/14/2014 11:00:03 AM     Post Reply
A Fox News exclusive reported this morning by Jana Winter inexplicably buried the lede. Winter reports that several dead children have been discovered “washed up along the riverbank” of the Rio Grande, but fails to note that there have been no reports by the Obama administration on this. This indicates a pattern of covering up dead illegal alien kids by the Obama administration. It was two weeks before news was reported on the sole child death acknowledged by the Obama administration, Gilberto Ramos, a 15 year-old boy from Guatemala whose body was found in the Texas brush dead from the

Stephen Hawking joins
academic boycott of Israel

34 replie(s)
Guardian (U.K.), by Harriet Sherwood and Matthew Kalman    Original Article
Posted By: Drive- 7/14/2014 8:28:19 AM     Post Reply
Professor Stephen Hawking is backing the academic boycott of Israel by pulling out of a conference hosted by Israeli president Shimon Peres in Jerusalem as a protest at Israel´s treatment of Palestinians. Hawking, 71, the world-renowned theoretical physicist and former Lucasian Professor of Mathematics at the University of Cambridge, had accepted an invitation to headline the fifth annual president´s conference, Facing Tomorrow, in June, which features major international personalities, attracts thousands of participants and this year will celebrate Peres´s 90th birthday. Hawking is in very poor health, but last week he wrote a brief letter to the Israeli president to say he

Spokesman: Obama ´absolutely´
the most transparent president

33 replie(s)
The Hill (Washington, D.C.), by Justin Sink    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 7/13/2014 2:56:52 PM     Post Reply
President Obama is “absolutely” the most transparent president in history, White House press secretary Josh Earnest said Sunday after the White House received a letter from signed by a dozen top journalists’ groups complaining about the administration’s policies toward the media. “There are a number of steps that we´ve taken to give people greater insight into what´s happening at the White House,” Earnest said in an interview with CNN’s “Reliable Sources.” The letter, signed by the Society of Professional Journalists and the Poynter Institute, among others, accuses the White House of "politically driven suppression of news and information about federal agencies." It

First wave of deportations begins amid
immigration crisis: Plane-loads of children and
single mothers are returned to Central America
from overwhelmed New Mexico detention center

31 replie(s)
Daily Mail [UK], by Reuters & AP Reporter    Original Article
Posted By: Attercliffe- 7/15/2014 3:59:57 AM     Post Reply
The U.S. deported Honduran children as young as 1-1/2 years old on Monday in the first flight since President Obama pledged to speed up the process of sending back illegal immigrant minors from Central America. Fleeing violence and poverty, record numbers of children from Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala have crossed into the United States over the past year, sparking intense debate about how to solve the problem. Monday´s flight from New Mexico to San Pedro Sula, the city with the highest murder rate in the world, returned 17 Honduran women, as well as 12 girls and nine boys, aged

Michelle Obama to Latinos: ‘We cannot
afford to wait on Congress’ for immigration

30 replie(s)
Washington Times, by Cheryl K. Chumley    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 7/13/2014 2:53:50 PM     Post Reply
First lady Michelle Obama grabbed the political reins during a speech to the League of United Latin American Citizens in New York City, telling the crowd of admirers not to worry — that her husband wouldn’t wait on Congress to take action on immigration reform. “So make no mistake about it — we have to keep on fighting as hard as we can on immigration,” Mrs. Obama said, to a cheering crowd, Breitbart reported. “And as my husband has said, he’s going to do whatever administrative action it takes to fix this broken system.” Mrs. Obama then vowed that Congress wouldn’t get

Jon Voight Lashes Out Against
Obama In Lengthy Televised Statement

27 replie(s)
Hollywood Reporter, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- 7/13/2014 5:21:34 PM     Post Reply
In remarks framed as a message to the American public, actor Jon Voight emotionally aired his political grievances for several minutes in a televised statement on Saturday. Those grievances range from (but are not limited to) Benghazi, the IRS scandal, the "targeting" of conservative filmmaker Dinesh D´Souza, illegal immigration, the Hobby Lobby Supreme Court case, the treatment of war veterans, the chaos in Iraq and deep reservations about President Obama. "Five years ago, I stated that Obama would take the country apart piece-by-piece, that he would cause a civil war in this country," Voight read on Saturday in a statement on

Inside the Beltway:
White House grade slips to ‘F’

27 replie(s)
Washington Times, by Jennifer Harper    Original Article
Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- 7/13/2014 7:59:09 PM     Post Reply
Inquiring minds wonder if there’s a “G” in the grading repertoire. And that does not stand for “good.” Pollster John Zogby has given President Obama an “F” this week for the White House performance on the global stage, and the researcher has no imminent good news for the president. “Some people have really bad weeks. Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff got an ‘F’ after the nation’s soccer team lost to Germany. But President Obama’s week was just as bad,” Mr. Zogby says. “Israel and the Palestinians are at war again. The president should have visited the U.S.-Mexican border, where so many immigrant children are in danger and so many

Comic Character Archie to Die
Taking Bullet for Gay Friend
Pushing Gun Control

27 replie(s)
Breitbart´s Big Hollywood, by AWR Hawkins    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 7/14/2014 12:41:56 PM     Post Reply
On July 16, comic character Archie Andrews, of Life With Archie, will die after being shot while protecting gay friend Kevin Keller. Keller is "Archie Comics´ first openly gay character." According to the Associated Press, Keller is "a married military veteran and newly elected senator who´s pushing for more gun control in Riverdale after his husband was involved in a shooting." Archie Comics´ publisher and co-CEO Jon Goldwater said the way in which Archie will die was carefully chosen. While he could have been killed saving "Betty" or saving "Veronica," doing so for Keller was something "that would really resonate

Holder sees ´racial
animus´ in opposition

26 replie(s)
The Hill (Washington D.C.), by Justin Sink    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 7/13/2014 2:20:31 PM     Post Reply
Attorney General Eric Holder said Sunday he and President Obama have been targets of “a racial animus” by some of the administration’s political opponents. “There´s a certain level of vehemence, it seems to me, that´s directed at me [and] directed at the president,” Holder told ABC. “You know, people talking about taking their country back. … There´s a certain racial component to this for some people. I don’t think this is the thing that is a main driver, but for some there´s a racial animus." Holder said the nation is in “a fundamentally better place than we were 50 years ago.” “We´ve

Obama a "shark" at the pool table,
Gov. Hickenlooper says

26 replie(s)
CBS News, by Stephanie Condon    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 7/14/2014 4:33:37 PM     Post Reply
President Obama is known for being competitive on the basketball court, but he´s also apparently a cutthroat pool player. Gov. John Hickenlooper, D-Colo., told reporters at the National Governors Association meeting on Sunday that the president surprised him by beat him in two consecutive games. To add insult to injury, the two were playing at the Wynkoop Brewing Company, a bar that Hickenlooper co-founded. "You know I´ll tell ya -- the man is a shark," Hickenlooper told reporters, Time reports. "I was up a few balls. I felt pretty good. I was actually wondering whether how hard should I --

Impeachment: The Red Line
and the Last Straw

25 replie(s)
American Thinker, by Cindy Simpson    Original Article
Posted By: DW626- 7/14/2014 6:12:41 AM     Post Reply
Where is the red line of impeachment? In theory, a red line might be located somewhere on a list of impeachable offenses – perhaps at the point where a certain number of transgressions is exceeded, or next to a specific instance because of its significance or impact. In reality, though, that red line exists along a spectrum of “political will.” As Andrew McCarthy explained: “You can have a thousand provable impeachable offenses, but before Congress may remove the president from power, there must be strong popular support – a public will that cuts across partisan and ideological lines.”


Post Reply   Close thread 785736

Home Page | Latest Posts | Links | Must Reads | Update Profile | RSS | Contribute | Register | Rules & FAQs
Privacy Policy | Search | Post | Contact | Logout | Forgot Password | Search Using Google

© 2014 Lucianne.com Media Inc.