Saturday, March 31, 2012

more than 1 million illegal aliens could benefit from the changes

Chicago Tribune --
President Obama is proposing to make it easier for illegal immigrants to apply for legal permanent residency if they have family members of American citizens.

Obama's proposal would shorten the time that families are separated while awaiting for the application process to be completed while applying for legal status under the current system, the applicant must first to leave the US to seek a legal visa however under the proposed change would claim time apart from a spouse, child or parent as an "extreme hardship"

After the new proposal is posted in the Federal Register, the public will have 60 days to critique the change.

it seems like this president is doing everything he can to sellout America and bypass the rule of law to suit him.

But that's just my opinion... what's yours?

Saturday, March 24, 2012

"“If I had a son, he would look like Trayvon"

Robins Commentary --

Trayvon Martin, a 17-year-old Florida high school student, is found shot and killed, in Sanford, Fla., a community north of Orlando after a neighborhood watch member, George Zimmerman, 28 followed Martin taking him as suspicious because he did not recognize him in their neighborhood and also as police believe, because he was black and wearing a hoodie.

Apparently, as Zimmerman followed Martin, he was on the phone with police 911 who also instructed Zimmerman not to pursue Martin as the police were on their way.

Apparently Zimmerman did not follow the 911 operators instructions and contacted Martin which led into a brawl and shots fired which cost the lives of the 17-year-old Martin.

As sad as these events were... normally this would be handled by local police investigators... until...

thanks to president Obama, it became a national event during a press conference when the president made the announcement that "“If I had a son, he would look like Trayvon"

As a result of president Obama's involvement, you could literally say it's become a federal issue.

in addition to president Obama promising the involvement of the FBI and other resources, the usual players have come out of the woodwork such as Jesse Jackson,Al Sharpton and Louis Farrakhan, who are all on their way to go visit the Florida family.

Zimmerman, who is claiming self-defense is now in fear for his life because groups like the New Black Panthers, have offered a $10,000 bounty for the capture of George Zimmerman.

according to the New Black Panther Party leader Mikhail Muhammad, announced during a protest in Stanford was asked whether he was inciting violence. He replied, "an eye for an eye, tooth for tooth." [Chicago Tribune]

presidential candidate Newt Gingrich commented on Sean Hannity's program that the president's words were "disgraceful" and "appalling" and blasted the president for mentioning Martin's race and trying to spin this solely as a racial incident.

Which is interesting, because a letter from George Zimmerman's father in the Sun Sentinel stated that, "George is a Spanish-speaking minority with many black family members and friends. He would be the last to discriminate for any reason whatsoever..."

In short, thanks to the president playing the racist card has created a firestorm which looks like it's getting out of control very quickly.

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

did president Obama just give himself the authority to execute martial law?

The White House --

Robins commentary --

this is all the buzz on satellite radio tonight where they were talking about president Obama giving himself through executive order the powers to declare martial law in the event of an emergency such as a war or natural disaster.

Now realizing how these talk shows can blow things out of proportion, I had to see for myself (and you can too at the above link)

"section 101 -- this order delegates authorities and addresses national Defense resource policies and programs under the Defense Production Act of 1950..."

section 601 --(2) upon request by the Director of Selective Service, and in coordination with the Secretary of Defense, assist the Director of Selective Service in development of policies regulating the induction and deferment of persons for duty in the armed services;

there's a lot of speculation going around regarding this executive order... I'm no lawyer, but as I read this and from what I can interpret and understand... I have to ask the question...

Are we preparing for war?

How many times have we heard that one way to fix the economy is to go to war? Unfortunately, too many.

I recommend that everybody read for themselves and judge for themselves the executive order and pay attention to the news and hopefully the president will come out and explain his intent.

on a side note -- FEMA, the Federal emergency management agency which is part of the US Department of Homeland Security already has the power to declare martial law in the event of an emergency or disaster.

Moreover, I hope that this is one of the things that you will remember in November.

Sunday, March 11, 2012

"vulnerable, fragile men"

BusinessWeek --

When it comes down to Viagra, we've all heard the jokes including the annoying commercial about Bob who can't stop smiling for "obvious reasons."

But Bob may not be smiling as much anymore thanks to a bill introduced by Senator Nina Turner of Cleveland who figures that if the government is considering mandated examinations for abortions, then it would only be fair to require men to go through physical and psychological tests to make sure that they are healthy enough to take the "pill" and that the patient's symptoms are not solely attributable to being merely psychological.

(I know, that explanation is limp... I mean lame. [Sorry, couldn't resist])

"We want to make sure that men, vulnerable, fragile men, who are not capable of making decisions for themselves, understand all the side effects and the implications of these types of drugs." Said Turner in an interview.

Virginia Senator Janet Howell also sought an amendment requiring doctors to perform a erectile exam and stress test as a requirement.

Similarly a Missouri bill would only allow vasectomies to protect a man from serious injury or death.

[I am sorry sir, but to save your life, they must go!]

All joking aside, isn't it interesting that it seems like this year a lot of our officials are spending a lot of time concerned about your sex.

Well, the world may be falling apart economically but I guess that... never mind.

Monday, March 05, 2012

The Contraceptive Crisis -- What?

Robins Commentary --

a few weeks back, I reactivated my Sirius satellite radio subscription so that I have some access to what's going on in the world other than being stuck with some of the lame programming like Redeye Radio which has taken over the airwaves after Cumulus broadcasting bought out a bunch of radio stations including one of my favorite talkshow radio stations KGO which speaking of, I have been fortunate to have one of their employees on my radio program to talk about that.

But I wanted to comment briefly on this affordable health care act that Obama is trying to push through and the recent testimony by the Georgetown law student and activist Sandra Fluke who is claiming that she is spending at least $3000 during their time in college in contraceptives alone.

Under the new law, contraceptives will be available through your insurance company for no co-pay in other words, they will be available basically free

Of course nothing is free but that's not the point here.

Why are they treating this like it is a rare commodity?

And more importantly... why are they mandating insurance companies to provide it to you at no cost?

Do people really not have access to contraceptives...

If you really want to take it to the extreme... why not force insurance companies to provide free shirts and shoes to everybody as they are both a requirement in our society (no shirt, no shoes, no service) and with the extraordinary large amount of homeless people maybe we should make that commodity available beyond the organizations that provide them voluntarily for free.

The point is, with everything going on in the world between rising gas prices, massive unemployment that this is where one of our priorities are?

I don't get it.

Wait a minute... come to think of it... maybe I do get it!

We need contraceptives mandate because we're getting screwed! (Sorry, couldn't resist the opportunity for a pun)

And to top that off the fury against Rush Limbaugh although his words were rooted in kind, by referring to Ms. fluke as a slut and a prostitute which even he apologize for, sofar seven advertisers have pulled their advertising from his program.

Now I'm proud to say that I am a Rush Limbaugh listener although of course I do not agree 100% with him all the time however, he is entertaining and does offer food for thought and so I was not disappointed when I read the comment on the Rush Limbaugh homepage regarding these advertisers who decided to leave the fold.

"Don't Worry, Folks: Advertisers Who Don't Want Your Business Will Be Replaced."

"... It's all for the audience, because if you're not there, all the rest of this is academic. The show is about you. It's not about the advertisers..."

There has been people for a long time that have been trying to shut down the Rush Limbaugh program and so they're looking for any excuse to do it, and they think that this is the golden egg that will accomplish that.

But what's the real story behind all of this?

I guess time will tell.

Update from today's program.

We had a caller today on the program who is a long-haul truck driver informing us that she just got insurance through her company and that the medical part of the insurance was placed on hold because of the Obama's affordable health care act.

So I wonder how many other companies are following suit more than likely because of the unknown costs that they will be forced to bear as a result of this new law.

If you or you know somebody who has similar stories, please feel free to share them.