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   The Not So Politically Correct Blog of the Carroll Standard

Obama's Dubious Health-Care Claims

Wake-up all ye socialized health care advocates and misguided acolytes of universalism...


President Obama may pretend otherwise, but if Congress passes his health-care agenda, America will be taking a giant leap toward Canadian-style, government-run health care. And many Americans will find themselves left with no choice but to sign on.

The Disjointed Left Sinks Into Parts Unknown

The incongruous thought process of some on the left takes a turn, around the bend, beyond insanity.

Most of the major pro-choice groups kept a certain discretion in their official statements Sunday about blaming pro-lifers for the slaying of Dr. George Tiller, a Kansas physician nationally known for performing late-term abortions.

Liberal bloggers did not.

Obama Petitions Immunity for Saudi Arabia and Four Princes For Alleged Role In 9/11 Attacks

What do you expect from the subordinate that bows down and kisses the ring of a Saudi King.

The Obama administration has petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court to protect Saudi Arabia and four of its princes from being held accountable for their alleged role in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attack on the United States that killed almost 3,000 Americans, according to a report in Joseph Farah's G2 Bulletin.

Sotomayor View on the Second Amendment Must Be Explained

thflogoBrian Darling | President Obama's nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court, 2nd Circuit Judge Sonia Sotomayor, owes the American people an explanation on her view of the Second Amendment.

Most nominees come before the Senate Judiciary Committee and refuse to answer questions about hot-button issues such as abortion, gay marriage, gun rights and the death penalty. The nominee usually says something about not wanting to prejudge future decisions that may come before the High Court.

Nagin, wife quarantined In China

What the heck are they doing in China with the country's economy in the tank? Unemployment of the lessors doesn't seem to be affecting the bottom line for those necessary expenditures. Politicians far and wide are using tax dollars gallivanting around the world without a care sucking budgets dry for 'working vacations.' After each one of these tax sponsored jaunts, every politician that can, proposes the little people cough up more to make up for some shortfall.

"New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin and his wife have been quarantined in Chi

Video Report: Elderly Woman Tased By Police

A 72-year-old woman was stopped for speeding near Austin, Texas and issued a citation. It could be assumed, hurrying to bingo or a hot game of video bowling at the local senior center, who knows, it doesn't matter. Nonetheless, the woman refused to sign the ticket and used a few choice words with the constable that were certainly irritating but certainly did not rise to the level of high crimes and misdemeanors. The ticketing constable would have nothing of it and tells her she is under arrest. He told her to exit her vehicle and escorted her behind the truck while going into a tirade; screaming at her because she did not move quickly enough and did not stand in exactly the right spot.

Wheeler: Obama's Bow to Saudis Escalates to Sellout

obamabowingcuThe bow that didn't happen, according to Obama--despite the photos and videos--is back in the news. The implications of Obama's G-20 Apology and Bow Down Tour, 2009 are being fleshed out with recent decisions by the justice department to back off on probes and cases against muslims at Obama's behest. The bow so prominently executed by Hussein Obama was more than a protocol slip from the self-acknowledged Muslim.

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