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August 23, 2009

"Now is the Time to Take a Stand!" by Col. Bob Pappas, USMC, Ret.

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Now is the Time to Take a Stand!

by Col. Bob Pappas, USMC, Ret.

Days after he was sworn in Obama repeatedly warned that without the economic stimulus of 787 billion dollars it would be catastrophic for the economy. That was after the Bush Administration had already foisted the 700 billion dollar Troubled Asset Relief Program or TARP on to American taxpayers. Then on top of those two the Democrat Congress enacted an additional 400 billion dollar omnibus spending bill. So, in less than six months, two administrations, one Compassionate (stealth socialist) Conservative and the other, "spread the wealth around" (socialist in all but the name) placed over 1.8 trillion dollars of additional tax burden on American taxpayers, with the Obama government planning to spend more money than all previous administrations in the entirety of the county's history, combined!

Part of the present problem is that instead of helping the economy, both actions only helped the rich to hold onto their "troubled assets" and has done nothing for Middle America, much less the poor. In fact, fear mongering about the economy over the past two years by Obama and other democrats during the campaign, is at the heart of loss of consumer confidence and has been so successful with the help of the media that when combined with the likes of Barney Frank, Chris Dodd forcing banks to make toxic (that were predictably non-performing) loans to unqualified buyers, combined with oil speculators driving the cost of energy through the roof succeeded in bringing the economy crashing down.

Having fostered, if not created this recession the political left is now full force doubling down with excessive spending, and imposition of government programs that will destroy the economy if allowed to go forward. And, according to Obama that is precisely his plan, why else would he recently say that, "the economy is on track" as the economy tanks? Once national economic collapse is achieved the political left will wave its ugly tentacles, stand on its hind feet and try to declare the end of free market capitalism as a matter of law. Should that succeed, the bright shinning light of the world will plunge to third world darkness, tin-horned dictator actors presuming to be gods will either carve up their own little fiefdoms, or using a "re-educated" military impose the same totalitarian evil empire upon Americans that were the hallmark of tyranny for seven decades under Leninist/Stalinist communism in the USSR. Think it can't happen? Think again. I never thought the U.S. would come this far, this fast. If the left has its way, the United States will join the line of great nations that rose and fell, and it will happen right before our eyes.

The American political left has steadfastly argued that their brand of socialism/communism would be different because of their superior vision, moral authority and culture. Yet all the while they have systematically destroyed the Judeo-Christian culture that actually made America the greatest country the world has ever known; and, in the name of being law abiding citizens we have let them. The left has been replacing the Judeo-Christian way using the courts and their propaganda arm, the so called, mainstream media with a hedonist, godless, secular society all in the name of "Progressive" politics.

These are not true liberals, they are vicious, hateful, evil people whose objective it is to destroy America, and they have the temerity to call themselves "patriots." Barbra Streisand! Or, as General "Stromin" Norman Schwarzkopf liked to say, "bovine scatology!"
We have in the democrat controlled government a façade of righteousness and heart of evil. Obama's Chicago style governance is repugnant to those who understand liberty, free markets and a free society. Anyone who knows anything knows that conservative Americans believe in and practice charity to a far greater extent than any political so called, "liberal" ever imagined or dreamed of doing. We don't need government forcing us to do anything. Maybe it's about time that the silent majority engages in some civil disobedience of its own, such as praying in school, and other public places. What are they going to do lock up over 250 million American conservative taxpayers? I don't think so at least not for now. However, believe me, the loons on the left would evaluate if not act on the notion of killing those who resist them. After all, that would have the salutary effect of reducing the number of people and their damaging effect on the environment. Right? Additionally, it would reduce the size and cost of universal health care. Killing the opposition is the hallmark of socialists and communists, and just because this is America doesn't change that. Anyone who knows non-revisionist history knows what happened in Russia, China, Cuba, Germany, Cambodia, Viet Nam, Iraq and every other country dominated by socialist thinking and governance. The time has come to take a stand, to push back against decades of tyranny by the ideological minority on the left (they comprise 29% of the population), and be ready for a long and difficult fight. Join the March on Washington scheduled for September 12.

It is time to actively express outrage at the behavior of democrat Washington elitists and let them know that Americans are going to take this country back from their "Manchurian" objectives and consign them to history. And if perchance RINOs think they are untouchable, think again; this is not a game. What America needs is: smaller, less intrusive Constitutional government, lower taxes, a balanced budget, borders closed to illegal entrants, and strong, vital Armed Forces.

Be visible, patient, persistent, and be steadfast. Plan to drive in and out of Washington either the same day or over two days; stay with friends, or whatever accommodations you can arrange, take plenty of water, wear comfortable clothing and shoes, an umbrella as a shield from the sun, and be prepared to walk. Those who are not able to participate financially or physically join local events; but engage in all legal activity that expresses outrage at the direction that the political left is trying to take the country. Encourage your friends to join the March or participate in local events. It's time to turn this around, put a stake through the "vampire's" heart and never let it happen again.

Finally, this could actually be a blessing in disguise, because now the majority can see the danger clearly for what they are.

Semper Fidelis


Wild Thing's comment........

Col. Pappas is always good. It sure is time to take a stand, speak out and let our voice be heard.


....Thank you Mark for sending this to me.

3rd Mar.Div. 1st Battalion 9th Marine Regiment
1/9 Marines aka The Walking Dead
VN 66-67

Posted by Wild Thing at August 23, 2009 05:49 AM


Yes, it is time to make a stand, but so many won't. They just close their eyes and keep on going down the path they've always gone down and keep looking at the ground. People are afraid of change, whether it be good or bad. They have this "don't invade my space and don't make me step off the path." ideal. They never think outside their own little box. I would rather decorate the inside of the box, move to the outside, decorate the outside of the box and then start decorating the whole outside world. You know, the world is a wonderful place if you let yourself see it for once (and I'm not talking travel here!). Open your eyes America, wake up and smell those beautiful Roses God gave us! Step off the path for once in your life and do something spontaneous and something you would never ordinarily do. It's quite fun actually.

Posted by: Lynn at August 23, 2009 07:10 AM

I like to read the writings of Col Pappas. He gets to the meat of the matter, no waste of words. Of course that is a conservative point. We call it as it is. The long, drawn out speeches from the Left use a lot of ambiguous talk, better known as bull shit, to skirt around issues. Their promises are mostly lies except when they promise more socialism.

Posted by: TomR at August 23, 2009 05:01 PM

Lynn, oh gosh I LOVE how you put that!!!

Your so right too about how so many
never think outside their own little box.
They like that comfy thing of being with
their head in the sand and no stress about
what is happening. Well that stress is
going to hit them like a 2 by 4 in the head
when it happens and they will beg us why oh
why did this happen. sheesh

Posted by: Wild Thing at August 23, 2009 07:50 PM

Tom, beautifully put thank you soooo much!

And we don't need any talking points from
our party either.They are so obvious about
that and they do it all the time.

Posted by: Wild Thing at August 23, 2009 07:54 PM