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Greetings From the Super Bowl City of Indianapolis Where the “Reported” Unemployment Rate Is….8.2 Percent….Which Is About As Accurate As the BOGUS U.S. Labor Department’s Employment Report This Morning – REAL Unemployment In America Is Around 11 Percent Right Now But It Has Come Down From the REAL Unemployment Of Around 16 Percent In America in the Spring of 2009 – The U.S. Economy Is Improving and We Only Wish the U.S. Government Would Tell the American People The TRUTH But Then The LIES To the American People Didn’t Start 3 Years Ago Because OUR Government Has Been LYING To Us For Decades About ALL Kinds of Things – That the U.S. Economy Is Improving Makes Big FOOLS of the Flunkies at the Federal Reserve and Uncle Ben Bernanke Who Only Last Week Told America They Were Going To Stay In Crisis Mode With Their Monetary Policy Through 2014! – Yes, The Folks At the Federal Reserve Are Very Stupid People and Why Anyone Still Listens to Uncle Ben Is Beyond Us Because Bernanke Was WRONG About the Biggest Issue of OUR Times…The Real Estate Bubble…That Almost Took Down the American Republic in 2008! – Have A Great Super Bowl Sunday!

Greetings from Super Bowl City Indianapolis where the “official” Unemployment Rate is 8.2 percent which is right in line with the just “reported” Unemployment Rate of the United States of America which has reached new heights of Bizarro in the Bizarro-World that the American Republic has become in recent years.

It would be easy to blame the Obama Administration for the LIES that are throughout the “official” Unemployment Rate this morning….

Unemployment Rate falls to 8.3%, Los Angeles Times

….but that approach assumes that the US Government has only been LYING to the American People for the last three years when any American that has been paying attention knows the LIES stretch at least back to the end of the Dwight Eisenhower Administration that saw President Eisenhower on the way out of the door of the White House warn the American People about the “Military-Industrial Complex” that was coming to dominate the US Government (One can only imagine what Ike would have made of Wall Street buying the US Government wholesale in the last two decades and we have no doubt that also would have pissed Ike off as well!).

What comes to mind looking through the Labor Department’s latest Employment Report is quote from George Orwell’s 1984 which summed up what the modern American Republic is becoming…

“To the future or to the past, to a time when thought is free, when men are different from one another and do not live alone — to a time when truth exists and what is done cannot be undone: From the age of uniformity, from the age of solitude, from the age of Big Brother, from the age of doublethink — greetings!”

….and George Orwell comes to mind because as pointed out by many in the American news media the Labor Department’s Employment Rate is BOGUS as detailed over at ZeroHedge.com:

Record 1.2 Million People Fall Out Of Labor Force In One Month, Labor Force Participation Rate Tumbles To Fresh 30 Year Low, ZeroHedge.com

“A month ago, we joked when we said that for Obama to get the unemployment rate to negative by election time, all he has to do is to crush the labor force participation rate to about 55%. Looks like the good folks at the BLS heard us: it appears that the people not in the labor force exploded by an unprecedented record 1.2 million. No, that’s not a typo: 1.2 million people dropped out of the labor force in one month! So as the labor force increased from 153.9 million to 154.4 million, the non institutional population increased by 242.3 million meaning, those not in the labor force surged from 86.7 million to 87.9 million. Which means that the civilian labor force tumbled to a fresh 30 year low of 63.7% as the BLS is seriously planning on eliminating nearly half of the available labor pool from the unemployment calculation. As for the quality of jobs, as withholding taxes roll over Year over year, it can only mean that the US is replacing high paying FIRE jobs with low paying construction and manufacturing. So much for the improvement.

Chart below shows it all – that jump is not a fat finger!”

Yes, it is Very Damn Easy to lower the Unemployment Rate in America when you vaporize Millions of Americans from Planet Earth which the United States Government Labor Department has done in the past year which is nothing more than the US Government….

LYING to the American People.

Floyd Norris over at the New York Times asks the essential question and lays out the TRUTH that we have seen in the U.S. Economy over the past two years which is that the U.S. Economy is getting more investment and hiring is slowly but steadily picking up, but we do not see the kind of improvement in Unemployment in America that the U.S. Labor Department sees but then the U.S. Labor Department much like the U.S. Commerce Department is in our opinion engages in WHOLESALE LIES to the American People on Employment and Inflation in OUR country.

Here is Floyd Norris of the New York Times column on the “reported” Unemployment Rate:

Wow. But Is the Number Real?, New York Times

“How many jobs did the American economy add in January?

The Labor Department estimated on Friday that the economy gained 243,000 jobs.

The department also estimated that the economy lost 2,689,000 jobs in the month.

The difference in the two numbers is in seasonal adjustment. Employment always falls in January, as temporary Christmas jobs end. So the government applies seasonal adjustment factors in an effort to discern the real trend of the economy apart from seasonal fluctuations. The actual survey showed the big loss in jobs. The seasonal adjustments produced the reported gain of 243,000 jobs.”

Does the above sound like Doubletalk, Doublespeak and Bullshit to YOU?

Good then you still have American Common Sense inside of you and as an American citizen you should doubt ANYTHING that YOUR Government tells you because as an American Citizen you should understand that YOUR US Government and OUR “Elected Leaders” have been bought WHOLESALE by powerful interests in America that seek power for money and even power’s sake and thus there is a Very Good Damn Reason that OUR Government is LYING to the American People because they have been paid good money to tell those LIES!

The Good News for the American People is that the American Economy is slowly but steadily improving and that makes the Federal Reserve and OUR “Elected Leaders” the BIGGEST Threat to the future success of OUR country because they have been the biggest destroyers of the U.S. Economy over the past four decades by their constant interventions and warping of U.S. interest rates, massive regulations and an insane tax policy which in many ways has turned America into a glorified Banana Republic that is now led by some of the Stupidest People to hold elective office in the history of Planet Earth.

As pointed out by Bloomberg.com perhaps the Dumbest looking Person and People in America today after the Labor Department’s BOGUS Employment Report which is based upon the BIG LIE that Millions of Americans have disappeared from Planet Earth is Uncle Ben Bernanke and the Federal Reserve FLUNKIES who only last week said that their Irresponsible Monetary Policy of low interest rates and accommodative policy which in English means one branch of the U.S. Government (the Federal Reserve) purchasing the debt of the U.S. Government in the “open market” which if you are thinking sounds just like a Ponzi Scheme you would be right.

Bloomberg.com (which is becoming a powerhouse news organization) has the story of Uncle Ben Bernanke and the Flunkies at the Federal Reserve that are Completely Out-of-Touch with REALITY with REALITY being that the American Republic’s Economy is slowly IMPROVING and that the Very Last Damn Thing the Fed should be doing is still running a “crisis level” monetary policy which only signals to American Business and to the American People that things are in the U.S. Economy which only hurt the U.S. Economy in the both the slow and long-term.

Payrolls Jump Casts Doubt on Fed Rate Pledge, Bob Willis, Bloomberg.com

“The U.S. jobless rate unexpectedly fell in January to the lowest in three years as payrolls climbed more than forecast, casting doubt on the Federal Reserve’s plan to keep interest rates low until late 2014.

The unemployment rate dropped to 8.3 percent, the lowest since February 2009, Labor Department figures showed today in Washington. The 243,000 increase in jobs was the biggest in nine months and exceeded the most optimistic forecast in a Bloomberg News survey. Service industries grew by the most in a year, according to a separate report.

“We’ve reached an important threshold here,” said Chris Rupkey, chief financial economist at Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ Ltd. in New York. “The recovery is for real.””

Yes, the “recovery” in the U.S. Economy is real albeit much slower than past economic recoveries after recessions (check out this great chart from Calculated Risk which shows how much slower this recovery is than past U.S. Economic recoveries after recessions which we believe is the case because of the massive amount of American companies outsourcing jobs to cheaper overseas labor markets)…

…. and that recovering U.S. Economy is the Direct Damn Opposite of what the Federal Reserve and Uncle Ben Bernanke told the American People just days ago and we can only wonder why anyone with an IQ over room temperature would be listening to ANYTHING out of the mouth of Ben Bernanke when he was proven to be WRONG about the ONE Damn Thing that nearly brought down the American Republic in 2008 which was the Real Estate Bubble that Bernanke (and Alan Greespan’s) Irresponsible Monetary Policies at the Federal Reserve helped to create!

Here is some more TRUTH from ZeroHedge.com about the BOGUS U.S. Labor Department report this morning:

Implied Unemployment Rate Rises To 11.5%, Spread To Propaganda Number Surges To 30 Year High, ZeroHedge.com


Nonfarm Payroll Surge… On Gain From “Low Wage Jobs”, Delay In Courier, Messenger Job Drop, ZeroHedge.com


Final Nail In Today’s NFP Tragicomedy: Record Surge In Part-Time Workers, ZeroHedge.com

The above is the TRUTH about the BOGUS U.S. Labor Department Report this morning.

Or as George Orwell wrote in 1984 about how TRUTH often becomes fungible in Governments that are no longer interested in serving the People they purport to represent:

“Freedom is the freedom to say that two plus two make four. If that is granted, all else follows.”

In this case “two plus two makes four” is that the United States Government’s Labor Department issued a BOGUS Employment Report when the TRUTH is if they had just told the TRUTH about Unemployment in America over the past 15 plus years and in the last year the REAL Unemployment Rate in America would be around…

11 Percent

..right now and would have come down from the almost 16 Percent Unemployment Rate that America saw that it was in the aftermath of the 2008 Financial Meltdown which the US Government and agencies of the US Government like the Federal Reserve caused with the help of other Federal agencies like Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac along with the help of the Casino Gamblers on Wall Street of course who believe that when their gambling turns out well they get to keep the winnings and when their bets go bad they will be able to come Crying like Babies to the U.S. Taxpayer for a bailout and since they now own a majority of the US Congress and Washington DC they also believe they should get their Sorry Asses bailed out when they get their precious little asses in a sling because after all the Wall Streeters are “special” with “special” meaning there is not a bigger collection of Candy Ass Pussies in one place on Planet Earth than when Wall Street is at work in southern Manhattan each workday. (Yes, we thank God everyday that the typical MAN in America in December 1941 was not like the Candy Ass Pussies that now dominate Wall Street because very simply if that was the case America would not exist today because the Candy Ass Pussies on Wall Street would not have had the courage to charge up those beaches of Normandy and Iwo Jima and defeat the EVIL in the world then the Germans and the Japanese. The real kicker: The Candy Ass Pussies that now dominate Wall Street KNOW they would not be able to defend America on the very best day of their lives and that reality has to scare them to death because no doubt they are raising another generation of Candy Asses that will be no different or probably worse and that sound you hear is what it sounds like when a Great Country’s “leadership” comes to be dominated by Candy Asses that would not have the Guts or Courage to fight for their country as OUR Founding Fathers did over 230 years ago)

Another quote that ALL Americans should keep in mind about both the Democratic and Republican Parties who let’s face it…

Don’t give two rips about the American People of even the American Republic

…but they do have a big interest in gaining and holding “Power.”

Below is that Orwell quote from 1984 which says it all about modern day Washington DC (1984, George Orwell, Chapter 3:

“He knew in advance what O’Brien would say. That the Party did not seek power for its own ends, but only for the good of the majority. That it sought power because men in the mass were frail cowardly creatures who could not endure liberty or face the truth, and must be ruled over and systematically deceived by others who were stronger than themselves. That the choice for mankind lay between freedom and happiness, and that, for the great bulk of mankind, happiness was better. That the party was the eternal guardian of the weak, a dedicated sect doing evil that good might come, sacrificing its own happiness to that of others. The terrible thing, thought Winston, the terrible thing was that when O’Brien said this he would believe it.

The Party seeks power entirely for its own sake. We are not interested in the good of others; we are interested solely in power. Not wealth or luxury or long life or happiness: only power, pure power. What pure power means you will understand presently. We are different from all the oligarchies of the past, in that we know what we are doing. All the others, even those who resembled ourselves, were cowards and hypocrites.

We know that no one ever seizes power with the intention of relinquishing it. Power is not a means; it is an end. One does not establish a dictatorship in order to safeguard a revolution; one makes the revolution in order to establish the dictatorship. The object of persecution is persecution. The object of torture is torture. The object of power is power.

It is time for you to gather some idea of what power means. The first thing you must realize is that power is collective. The individual only has power in so far as he ceases to be an individual. You know the Party slogan: “Freedom is Slavery”. Has it ever occurred to you that it is reversible? Slavery is freedom. Alone — free — the human being is always defeated. It must be so, because every human being is doomed to die, which is the greatest of all failures. But if he can make complete, utter submission, if he can escape from his identity, if he can merge himself in the Party so that he is the Party, then he is all-powerful and immortal.”

Yes, ALL Americans should get a copy of George Orwell’s 1984 and read it and also watch the Super Bowl on Sunday and enjoy something REAL which is two football teams battling out on the Field of Play to determine the REAL Champion in professional football in 2011 – 2012 which about as American as something can get in today’s American Republic!

Memo to Mitt Romney: What the Chattering Classes and Elites in New York, Washington DC and Los Angeles Are Saying Is MEANINGLESS To Most Americans That Get Up and Go To Work Each Day and That Reality Is Something That Mitt Romney and the Romney Campaign Must Keep In Mind As They Continue The Drive to the GOP Nomination and 2012 General Election – Mitt Romney Needs To Continue To Define Himself and Also Contrast What Kind Of President He Would Be Compared To His Other GOP Candidates and President Obama – Forget the Elites Mitt and Run for the Presidency of the United States of America Which Means Talking To, Addressing and Defining One-Self To the American People….Not the Elites That Are Completely Out-of-Touch With Most Americans and If the TRUTH Be Told Could Care Less About the American People

Since we here at Mad As Hell And… spend 99.99999 percent of our time not in the cities of New York, Washington DC and Los Angeles, in other words we live where the vast majority of the American People live and work and in the REAL world as opposed to the fantasylands of Washington and Wall Street, we have to laugh when we read headlines and stories like this one from The Hill…

Romney gaffes alarm GOP, Cameron Joseph, The Hill

“Congressional Republicans are worried Mitt Romney’s propensity for verbal gaffes will hurt him in the fall.

The former Massachusetts governor has had a series of foot-in-mouth moments that have set off alarm bells for the GOP and brought on gleeful attacks from Democrats.

The latest came the morning after his decisive win in Florida’s primary, when he told CNN he’s “not concerned about the very poor.”

Republicans say the normally disciplined Romney needs to get back on message, and avoid handing Democrats sound bites that can be used in attack ads in the general election.

“When you know that the media is against you to start with, which is the case with Romney and [Newt] Gingrich, you have to be extremely careful that you don’t give them a phrase that can go on a bumper sticker,” said one Republican congressman who asked for anonymity in order to speak freely.”

We have some news for those members of the Republican Party, Mitt Romney himself and the Mitt Romney campaign that are worried about Mitt Romney making a comment like that he’s…

“not concerned about the poor because they have a safety net.”

The Vast Majority of the American People that work for a living which is around 88 to 90 percent of Americans based on what the REAL Unemployment Rate in America is right now and not the “reported” Unemployment Rate which his BOGUS also are “not concerned about the poor” because they also know there is a Massive Safety Net in America on the Federal, State, County, Local and Charitable level and those 88 to 90 percent of Americans that are getting up and going to work each day and more importantly those Americans that don’t have access to jobs because often OUR Government is waging war on legitimate business and letting the wrongdoers run wild are also…

“not concerned about the poor” and don’t want a President of the United States spending all of his time “worrying about the poor” because most Americans understand completely that…

Poor People do not hire people or create jobs and new companies!

We could go into a long political discussion at this point on what the old Ronald Reagan political hands Michael Deaver, James Banker, John Sears and Lee Atwater taught us about how politics works and how politicians define themselves and get defined in America but for Damn sure the Republican Party at the national level and in states like California don’t have a Clue how REAL Americans live their lives and decide who they are going to vote for in an election because if they did they and political candidates would not be so Damn concerned about what the chattering classes in New York and Washington DC are saying which are watched and followed by about…

1 percent of the American People if that

…and Very Damn Concerned about being good leaders and candidates in campaigns which then convinces voters that they would be good leaders and office holders once they get someone’s vote and enter elective office.

The only time that many of us here at Mad As Hell And… had the opportunity to spend some time around Mitt Romney was after Romney took over the very troubled 2002 Winter Olympics at Salt Lake City and all of us came away very impressed by Romney the man and in how well Romney turned around those Olympic Games which is nicely summarized by Wikipedia:

“Ann Romney was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 1998; Romney described watching her fail a series of neurological tests as the worst day of his life. After two years of severe difficulties with the disease, she found in Park City, Utah (where the couple had built a vacation home) a mixture of mainstream, alternative, and equestrian therapies that gave her a lifestyle mostly without limitations. When the offer came for Romney to take over the troubled 2002 Winter Olympics, to be held in Salt Lake City in Utah, she urged him to take it, and eager for a new challenge, he did. On February 11, 1999, Romney was hired as the president and CEO of the Salt Lake Organizing Committee for the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games of 2002.

Before Romney came on, the event was running $379 million short of its revenue benchmarks. Plans were being made to scale back the games to compensate for the fiscal crisis and there were fears the games might be moved away entirely. The Games had also been damaged by allegations of bribery involving top officials, including prior Salt Lake Olympic Committee president and CEO Frank Joklik. Joklik and committee vice president Dave Johnson were forced to resign. Romney’s appointment faced some initial criticism from non-Mormons, and fears from Mormons, that it represented cronyism or gave the games too Mormon an image.

Romney revamped the organization’s leadership and policies, reduced budgets, and boosted fund raising. He soothed worried corporate sponsors and recruited many new ones. He admitted past problems, listened to local critics, and rallied Utah’s citizenry with a sense of optimism. Romney worked to ensure the safety of the Games following the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks by ignoring those who suggested the games be called off and coordinating a $300 million security budget. He became the public face of the Olympic effort, appearing in countless photographs and news stories and even on Olympics souvenir pins. Romney’s omnipresence irked those who thought he was taking too much of the credit for the success, or had exaggerated the state of initial distress, or was primarily looking to improve his own image. Overall he oversaw a $1.32 billion budget, 700 employees, and 26,000 volunteers.

Despite the initial fiscal shortfall, the Games ended up clearing a profit of $100 million, not counting the $224.5 million in security costs contributed by outside sources. Romney broke the record for most private money raised by any individual for an Olympics games, summer or winter. His performance as Olympics head was rated positively by 87% of Utahns. Romney and his wife contributed $1 million to the Olympics, and he donated to charity the $1.4 million in salary and severance payments he received for his three years as president and CEO.

Romney was widely praised for his successful efforts with the 2002 Winter Olympics including by President George W. Bush, and it solidified his reputation as a turnaround artist. Harvard Business School taught a case study based around Romney’s successful actions. Romney wrote a book about his experience titled Turnaround: Crisis, Leadership, and the Olympic Games, published in 2004. The role gave Romney experience in dealing with federal, state, and local entities, a public persona he had previously lacked, and the chance to re-launch his political aspirations. He was mentioned as a possible candidate for statewide office in both Massachusetts and Utah, and also as possibly joining the Bush administration.”

Yes, the above characterization of what Mitt Romney achieved in turning around the 2002 Winter Olympics is exactly what we saw in real time and if Romney can bring that kind of organization and drive to the Presidency which includes roping Congress into working to actually solve the problems of the American Republic instead of almost encouraging them to keep playing their Stupid Political Games as the Obama Campaign Team seems to be having President Obama do in the last year like the blow-off of the Simpson – Bowles report….

(the tossing of the Simpson – Bowles report into the trash by President Obama in January 2011 was stunning to us and sent a signal that Obama is not serious about the Debt and Deficits of the American Republic and the threat all that Debt poses to our children and grandchildren’s future, but then Nancy Pelosi, Harry Reid and the Wacko Liberal Nuts would abandon Obama if he started giving a Damn about future Americans and the future of his own kids because that would mean tough choices and the Wacko Liberal Nuts don’t care about the future of America or even their own kids futures so why would they want to make tough choices? Alan Simpson was right on point about President Obama in a BlooombergBusiness Week article this week about the Simpson Bowles commission report when he said: Simpson Says “Terrified” Obama Walked Away From Deficit Issues, BloombergBusinessWeek)

….and playing those Stupid Political Games which the chattering classes and Elites care so much about is doing NOTHING for the country and that means Obama is doing NOTHING for America to help solve the very serious issues around Washington no longer working for the American People and these MASSIVE Deficits and Debt is really hurting Obama with average Americans and especially average Americans that vote.

The MAIN thing that Mitt Romney needs to focus on is running a political campaign which means he is running against other Republicans until they all drop out….

(and support Romney for the Republican nomination and for the Presidency in the General Election and if Gingrich, Santorum and Paul are REAL Republicans they will support Romney and whether Newt Gingrich knows it in his gut or not yet Mitt Romney IS Going to be the 2012 Republican Presidential nominee and there is no getting around that FACT no matter what Newt wants to believe or say in the coming weeks or months and yes….Americans are now listening and watching what Newt says and does so keep that in mind Newt as you think about your life beyond not winning the GOP nomination.)

….and that forces Romney to both tout his ability to be President of the United States and continue to compare and contrast his background directly against the weaknesses of the other candidates while at the same time keeping an eye on the Fall election and which means continuing to draw strong contrasts between how Mitt Romney would be as President of the United States and the current Obama Presidency.

The above is POLITICS and if Mitt Romney wants to get elected to the Presidency of the United States of America he and his advisors must get better at POLITICS and as we were taught by the above mentioned Reagan political hands POLITICS is about defining yourself and what you believe while at the same time contrasting yourself against your opponents both in the party in the primary/caucus season and against the other opponent in the general election.

The most important thing for Mitt Romney and his political advisors to understand right now is that the last thing they should be concerned about is what the chattering classes and Elites in the GOP, in elective office and on the cable news channels say or profess to believe because at most they are watched by and followed by 1 percent of the American People which means that Romney and Company should keep their focus on the American People and that means doing the very best job that Mitt Romney and the Romney campaign can do in defining the principles of what Romney believes in and what kind of President he would be if elected. Everything else including “apologizing” for saying something that the vast majority of Americans agree with which is the poor in America have a massive safety net and it is the working and middle class that are being destroyed by these Wacko Liberal Nuts otherwise known as the Tax and Spend our Children and Grandchildren into Oblivion Crowd is where the Romney campaign’s focus should be as the Romney “brand” and “ability to be a good President” is built and re-affirmed over and over again among the American People.

We could go into the river metaphor as it relates to POLITICS that we learned from watching Michael Deaver up close and why what the chattering classes and political/media Elites say and think means NOTHING AT ALL but the Romney folks know how to get in touch with us if they want our advice on something as it relates to getting Mitt Romney elected President of the United States.

As for the 2012 General Election the below story from the National Journal reflects what we here at Mad As Hell And… are seeing ourselves among our own employees, in our families, with our neighbors and with people we do business with or run into across America and across the political spectrum and that is that there are a lot of Americans that are Very Damn Fed Up with the Stupid Political Games that President Obama seems to be playing which we are told comes right out of the Obama Campaign team in Chicago which somehow came to believe that beating Hillary Clinton for the Democratic nomination in 2008 and John McCain in the General Election was a great accomplishment and something only “great” minds could have achieved.

We have some news for the Obama Campaign Team: Politics is often a 50 – 50 game with either your candidate or the other candidate winning and the only thing that Barack Obama and the Obama Campaign achieved in 2008 was winning that 50 – 50 contest in the Democratic primaries and then beating John McCain but then of course any of our dogs could have beaten John McCain in the 2008 general election….

….so NO one from the Obama Campaign should take credit for that win!

Here is that story from the National Journal about President Obama’s tough challenge with the Electoral College Map and note in the chart in the article of how unpopular Obama is in many U.S. states:

Rocky Terrain: Obama’s Electoral College Map Grows Steeper, Ronald Brownstein, National Journal

“The Gallup state-by-state average approval numbers for 2011 released this week don’t necessarily predict where President Obama will finish on Election Day, but they do measure the hill he must climb to win re-election.

The most important number in presidential elections, of course, is 270 – the number of Electoral College votes it takes to win. The best way to examine the Gallup numbers is to measure them against that yardstick.

In 2010, if you sorted down from Obama’s highest approval rating to his lowest, he could reach 270 Electoral College votes by carrying the 22 states plus the District of Columbia where his approval rating stood at 46.9 percent or more. Since one of the states above that line was Mississippi, a state Obama has almost no chance of carrying in practice, a more realistic scenario was that to reach an Electoral College majority he would have to carry those 21 states plus Virginia, where his approval rating stood at 46.6 percent.”

What the above Obama-popularity in many U.S. states does not take into account is that for over three years now Obama has been given an almost free-reign to define himself among the American populace (which has hurt him in many ways because of bad advice from his political hacks that are way to the left of the American People) because the Congressional Republicans have been so ineffectual in advancing the Core Principles of the Republican Party which makes sense because ALL of the current Republican Leadership in the Congress were the Very Same Damn People that tossed the Core Principles of the Republican Party into the trash during the George W. Bush Administration although those $200 Billion Dollar annual deficits during the 2000s look like the actions of sane and rational people compared to these $1 Trillion Dollar annual deficits of the last three years which are nothing less than an abdication of leadership in Washington DC by BOTH political parties and by President Obama who most of all with two young daughters be very pissed off that OUR “Elected Leaders” are setting OUR country up for failure with all of these MASSIVE Budget Deficits and MASSIVE amounts of debt.

We shall see if the Romney campaign can continue both the drive to the Republican nomination and continue to build the Romney “brand” in the minds of the American People which can only be done by Mitt Romney and his advisors since Americans could care less what Democrats and the Elites in the media say about Romney since most Americans don’t give two rips what other people say about you but care a whole lot about what the candidate and campaign says about himself.

Mad As Hell And… Quotes of the Day – Friday, February 3, 2012 – George Allen

Mad As Hell And… Quotes of the Day – Friday, February 3, 2012 – George Allen

“Each of us has been put on earth with the ability to do something well.  We cheat ourselves and the world if we don’t use that ability as best we can.”


“Every day you waste is one you can never make up.”


“One of the most difficult things everyone has to learn is that for your entire life you must keep fighting and adjusting if you hope to survive.  No matter who you are or what your position is you must keep fighting for whatever it is you desire to achieve.”


“People of mediocre ability sometimes achieve outstanding success because they don’t know when to quit.  Most men succeed because they are determined to.”


“Winning is the science of being totally prepared.”


“Every time you win, you’re reborn; when you lose, you die a little.”


“Work hard, stay positive, and get up early. It’s the best part of the day.”


“The achiever is the only individual who is truly alive.”


“The future? This team hasn’t been to the playoffs in over two decades and you’re worried about the future? The Future is Now!”


“Football isn’t necessarily won by the best players. It’s won by the team with the best attitude.”


“Football is one-third offense, one-third defense, and one-third special teams.”


“If you can accept defeat and open your pay envelope without feeling guilty, you’re stealing.”


“Try not to do too many things at once. Know what you want, the number one thing today and tomorrow. Persevere and get it done.”


“Success is what you do with your ability. It’s how you use your talent.”


“Leisure time is that five or six hours when you sleep at night.”


“The street to obscurity is paved with athletes who can perform great feats before friendly crowds.”


“The tougher the job, the greater the reward.” ‘


“Forget the past- the future will give you plenty to worry about”


“How badly do you want it?”


“Persevere and get it done.”

Wikipedia: George Allen