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Some Political Musings

Updated on June 16, 2011

Illegal Immigration

Sherrod's Fifteen Minutes Are Up!

Never let it be said that a pro(re)gressive lets a good crisis go to waste. Shirley Sherrod, who was shamefully dismissed for comments that were taken out of context (apparently), is living the high life right now. After having a good, long conversation with the President of the United States, she then turned down a very generous offer to return to the USDA. But, letting it go there was not enough. Sherrod then started blasting Andrew Breitbart for posting the video. She is most likely going to file a lawsuit against him and, of course, that nefarious conservative whipping boy, Fox News. No doubt many appearances on Opra, The Tonight Show, all the major pro(re)gressive networks are on the horizon for Shirley Sherrod. After that, look for a book to be written. This is the standard procedure for an outraged nobody. In fact, she is now wanting a face to face meeting with Obama to discuss race in America! Two weeks ago, she was just an obscure USDA bureaucrat in Georgia. And the beat goes on...

This week Arizona's Immigration Law SB1070 is scheduled to go into effect providing that Judge Susan Bolton does not issue an injunction. Just an amateur observation from what was reported at last Thursday's hearing, I am thinking the judge is going to allow most, if not all of the law to go into effect. Basically, the judge is going to have to disallow the 1986 Immigration Reform and Control Act. That federal law was used as a standard for the Arizona law. So, if the judge rules an injunction, what does this say to that federal law? That it is null and void? Are the people who were granted amnesty no longer U.S. citizens? It's a can of worms that I'm not sure any court is wanting to open.

All this aside. the open borders zealots are warning they will stage acts of " civil disobedience" if they don't get their way. Personally, I hope they do. I want all American citizens to see the violent left exposed on Fox News. You won't see that on CBS, NBC or ABC. If there is violence, it will be sanitized by those networks. The radical leftists of La Raza and other open borders scum are pushing this by bringing in people from out of state to protest SB1070. It is a common sense law that is needed to protect the people of Arizona. Spare me the BS about racial profiling. The fact of the matter is the vast majority of illegal aliens are hispanic. If Poland bordered the USA, all Caucasians would also be at risk for racial profiling. So what? I don't know of anyone dying from being stopped and asked about their status in this country. Should police stop issuing speeding tickets because Corvettes look like they are speeding more than any other car? Please. This racial profiling whine is just an excuse to get amnesty on the table. Since the federal government refuses to secure our borders, states have to protect its citizens.

Today we learned that our esteemed leaders at the White House backed the release of the allegedly dying Lockerbie bomber, Abdel Baset al-Megrahi. Is anyone, outside of the usual Obama zombies, surprised by this? The White House claimed it would be far preferable to free this mass murderer than to jail him in Libya. This is supposed to be why Scottish officials were outraged when the USA did not strongly object to the release of al-Megrahi initially. Obama just keeps stepping in it. Assuming this is all true, this is just another stake in the heart of the vampire who will not go quietly into that good night. How can our allies trust us if this is, indeed, the case? I have no doubt it is true. This is the standard Obama appeasement initiative to anyone in the Arab world. Gee, I wonder why that is?

Finally, I would like to congratulate Senator John "reporting for duty" Kerry for "keeping it real" for us peasants. Like most pro(re)gressives, Senator Kerry has shown no reluctance to support imposing taxes on the working class of this country. Now, it all comes out the esteemed senator from Massachusetts has docked his luxury yacht in Newport, RI to escape a six figure tax bill in his home state! Of course, the former Democratic nominee for president says he is just docking the boat in Newport because the boat was built there. Sure. I'll just bet that is the reason. It seems liberals always have great ideas for raising our taxes. But, for some odd reason, taxes on them (re: Charlie Rangel is another great example) are to be ignored and forgotten (Tim Geithener, Sec. of Treas). Hypocrisy, by any other name, is still...hypocrisy.

And the band played on... .

Shirley Sherrod


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  • Writer David profile imageAUTHOR

    Writer David 

    8 years ago from Mobile, AL

    Tom, I actually saw John Kerry in Haiphong Harbor in late 1969. He was on swiftboat (we called it riverboat) duty back then. He was an arrogant ass then and, I'm happy to see, he still is. Tom, I must be doing something wrong on these hubs. I was called a "beast" and was unfriended due to this hub. Think maybe I should mellow a bit? Naaa, not a chance in hell. ;-)

  • tom hellert profile image

    tom hellert 

    8 years ago from home

    david ,

    how can you put any bad vibes on "the haughty john Kerry- who served in Vietnam." a decorated American- that people who served on the swift boats did not actually recall persay. That poor man has been through alot- He got an election stolen from him by hanging and pregnant Chads.... How can you say he is a tax evader - oh no wait i just said that.. hehe- ya shameful depiction of Truth... How can you write some things laced with facts - this would never fly in the NY Times.

    WHICH WE ALL KNOW never lies... HA great hub BIG d


  • Writer David profile imageAUTHOR

    Writer David 

    8 years ago from Mobile, AL

    sheila, Kerry is just another in a long line of hypocritical pro(re)gressives who think they know how to spend your money better than you. I'm tired of them. Hopefully, we can weed out a few this November. If we can get rid of Reid and Boxer, I'll be willing to call it a successful campaign.


    The Beast

  • sheila b. profile image

    sheila b. 

    8 years ago

    Good musings. So interesting that Kerry wants everyone to pay more taxes - while he dodges them.

  • Writer David profile imageAUTHOR

    Writer David 

    8 years ago from Mobile, AL

    I'm sorry also. I'm sorry there are people who have eyes, but can't see. I'm sorry there are people who blame America first. I'm sorry there are people who simply don't see Obama for what he is. I'm sorry I have to say I'm sorry for anything. We both have a lot to be sorry about this morning, don't we? And, yes, I'm a beast. I'll just leave that right there.

  • JBeadle profile image

    J Beadle 

    8 years ago from Midwest

    Sorry, I think you're becoming the beast you complain about. :-(

  • Writer David profile imageAUTHOR

    Writer David 

    8 years ago from Mobile, AL

    breakfastpop, thanks much for the kind words!

    outdoorsguy,I have thought about the diseases the illegals bring. TB is making a comeback in this country, something I thought was eradicated long ago. It can be coming only from one source; the illegals that have swamped social services of our country. I am in favor of doing somehing for Mexico like the Marshall Plan did for Europe after WWII. Will it stop the illegals? Maybe. It will at least give them less excuses for coming here.

  • Writer David profile imageAUTHOR

    Writer David 

    8 years ago from Mobile, AL

    Sheri, it seems there could be an element of truth to this Lockerbie thing. going to be interesting.

    eovery, John Kerry is the biggest hypocrite in America. He used his time as a swiftboat Captain to try and get himself on the fast track in politics. It didn't work out so well. People saw him for what he is.

  • outdoorsguy profile image


    8 years ago from Tenn

    one of the things I just realized thats rarely touched on is how much disease is brought across the border. thanks to Illegals from south of the border, TB and Polio are on the rise in border states. as are several others.

    but that wont matter to the Government or the people who fawn at the alter of Government programs and Supplication. obviously G.W. is sneaking down there and infecting them.

    Ill repeat.. if you want to be here, do it legal and become an American. of course historically any nation that allowed unchecked immigration ended falling because to many of its citizens had no real roots there or cared about its past. and tried to change it to where they came from.

  • breakfastpop profile image


    8 years ago

    Terrific and accurate appraisal of our current state of affairs. I give this hub a huge thumbs up.

  • eovery profile image


    8 years ago from MIddle of the Boondocks of Iowa

    I wish Kerry boat would sink. Nah, no I don't because the insurance company would have to pay for it.

    Keep on hubbing!

  • SheriSapp profile image


    8 years ago from West Virginia

    I love this hub!!! Your examples about Poland, whites, and corvettes are just spot on, they are even simple enough that the libs should be able to understand if they want to. If BO supported the release of the terrorist to Libya, NO SURPRISE!! It is amazing we have ANY allies left at all with the shitty treatment they always receive from our idiot-in-chief!


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