Don’t Miss “The 15:17 To Paris” -Clint Eastwood’s New Movie

January 22, 2018

We all knew Clint Eastwood was a good guy after hearing his 2012 speech at the Republican National Convention thumping for Mitt Romney. It was a great speech! It’s the one where he addresses Mr. Obama as an empty chair. I’d forgotten much of it and watched the entire thing again. Here it is:

Well Eastwood’s done it again with his newest movie due out next month. Hollywood certainly doesn’t want you to see this movie, the airheads in the Women’s March (2nd anniversary & repeat performance yesterday in many cities including Kona) don’t want you to see it, and the Dimocrats (not a typo!) don’t either. Here’s the back story on “The 15:17 To Paris.” It’s the story of the 3 unassuming patriot America guys on a train to Paris who found themselves in the midst of a terrorist attack who without much thought became the heroes, saving possibly hundreds of lives. And BTW, Spencer Stone, Anthony Sadler and Alek Skarlatos play themselves in the movie!

I can’t wait to see this one!

Aloha, Mikie ~just a blogger (fightin’ like a girl)

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They Crossed Over, But 1 Year Later They’re Happy. They Wanted Their Country Back

January 19, 2018

This is encouraging.

Also the New York Times (you know, “All the News That’s Fit to Print.”) recently printed letters from people explaining why they voted for Trump. Below are a few excerpts. To read all the letters go here.

Steven Sanabria of Oakdale, CA:  “Donald Trump has succeeded where Barack Obama failed. Who knew that all it would take to make progress was vision, chutzpah and some testosterone?”

Jason Peck of Holtsville, NY:  “I voted against Hillary Clinton more than I voted for Donald Trump. That said, President Trump has exceeded my wildest expectations.”

David MacNeil, Chatham, NJ:  “I voted for Donald Trump and, considering the alternative, I would do so again. I would give him high marks for policies and programs that are stimulating the private sector, which, after all, pays the bills for the Democrats’ extravagant welfare programs. We desperately needed a seismic change in the pusillanimous foreign policy pursued during the Obama years, which emboldened our adversaries, including China, Russia, North Korea and Middle East militants. I also support a more robust approach to border security and illegal immigration, which could still entail legal residency for law-abiding Dreamers but not an undeserved pathway to citizenship. We are weary of the Democrats’ tiresome focus on identity politics, class warfare, and disparagement of corporations and the “wealthy.”

Ellen Mackler, New Haven CT:  “Not only did I vote for him, but I also made more than 5,000 calls on his behalf (and I’ve been a registered Democrat for 40 years). So far I am thrilled with his performance.”

Dan Lorey, Cincinnati, OH:  “A president like Donald Trump only appears every 100 years or so. His positive agenda can be boiled down to national security and economic growth. I am proud when I see the First Couple representing us on the world stage. Tens of millions of thoughtful, compassionate Americans agree with me.”

There are more of us than them!

Aloha, Mikie ~just a blogger (fightin’ like a girl)

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Our Esteemed Governor

January 17, 2018

I’ve actually had a great time reading the morning paper since the Missile Alert this past Saturday – “THIS IS NOT A DRILL” and seeing the public taking out their frustration on Hawaii State officials. We do pay them after all.

Here’s a sample from Jan 14th in a letter to the Editor:

We have a huge, well paid number of government employees, and yet, it seems very difficult to get things done:  A highway that does not seem to be able to get finished, despite having been started decades ago. Wells are down for almost a year without repair end in sight. Roads are in disrepair. Long lines are at the DMV for driver’s license renewal. There are long lines to register cars; long wait for building permits; attack alarm goes off without there being an attack; highest number of homeless in the U.S., simply because they cannot afford the rents in most cases; our drinking water in danger from cesspools. But ‘Lucky We Live Hawaii’.”

And check this out -A spoof of Governor Ige’s apology. **Caution** This video contains language that may be offensive to the PC crowd.

Aloha, Mikie ~just a blogger (fightin’ like a girl)

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Food For Thought When You Hear That Trump Is A Racist

January 15, 2018

Senator Rand Paul defended Donald Trump on Meet The Press with Chuck Todd yesterday and again today on Fox & Friends saying Trump funded medical missions to Central America (brown people) and Haiti (and more brown people) before he was ever in politics. Trump’s  “shit hole” comments if he actually said them, were inarticulate, but true and not much different from what many of us have thought or said in the privacy of our own homes.

And then there’s this -a little history about the Republican Party from Prager University.

So who are the racists again?

Aloha, Mikie ~just a blogger (fightin’ like a girl)

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Communist Manifesto or The Democratic Party Platform?

January 11, 2018

Hat-tip The Blaze. It’s so good I just couldn’t pass it up. It reconfirms what I’ve written about before, but hey I don’t need convincing it’s them that need to get a clue.

Remember at the 2016 Democratic Convention when it took lots of criticism and bad press -and 2 days before they finally decided to adorn the stage with American flags? The top photo below is the Republican Party stage at their convention, the lower is the disgraceful showing by the Democratic Party.

How about when they took God out of the party platform? That was in 2012. According to the Washington Post, God is mentioned 12 times in the 2012 GOP platform. The 2008 Democratic platform made one reference to God: the “God-given potential” of working people. But in 2012 the Democrats took any mention of God or Jerusalem out of the Party Platform. Today’s Democrats think religious freedom is teaching Islam in the public schools.

What can I say, this is the Democratic Party of today. Commie Marxists and socialists pretty much all of them. Don’t forget Bernie Sanders who openly identifies as a “Socialist Democrat” and not a member of the Democratic Party, almost beat Killary for the party nomination in 2016.

Aloha, Mikie ~just a blogger (fightin’ like a girl)

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Miami Mamas -Russian Birth Tourism; Another Flaw in Our Immigration System

January 10, 2018

It’s not just illegal immigrants from Mexico hopping over the border to give birth to anchor babies, it’s a flourishing business for Russians too. Apparently it’s a real status symbol in Russia for pregnant women to come to Miami to have their babies giving them instant American citizenship. At age 21 they can then sponsor their parents.

Obviously this is one more loophole in our immigration law that needs to be changed. The clause of the 14th Amendment that was long ago misinterpreted has people and our own government, believing that a foreigner born here is entitled to instant American citizenship. I can tell you it was not so intended.

Somehow I have not heard the issue of birthright citizenship included in the immigration discussion except by Donald Trump during the campaign, but it should be front and center right now as they are negotiating the DACA deal!

Aloha, Mikie ~just a blogger (fightin’ like a girl)

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What Can’t They Tax?

January 8, 2018

California’s state employees’ pension fund (CalPERS) is the largest public pension fund in the nation and according to Mercury News, over the last eight years, they added $100 billion in unfunded retirement liability for these funds. They’re pushing pension obligations onto the next generation. The Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research released a study nearly 2 years ago that pegged the total market value of California’s pension debt at $1 trillion, or over $93K per household, and it’s worse now.

This is what happens when you shower freebies, including education, welfare, law enforcement, and medical care on illegal aliens who they welcome having just officially become a Sanctuary State. The total cost nationwide for illegal aliens is $135 billion/year and California’s share of that is $23 billion. Doing the math makes you wonder how some can complain about the $18 billion requested over a ten-year period for the wall.

This could be one of the reasons they keep raising taxes in California. Here’s a rundown on new taxes to take effect in 2018:

  1.   Average $100 increase in vehicle license fee
  2.   A  new Cap & Tax fee adds between 63c to 93c per  gallon of gas
  3.  A tap water tax of 95c a month
  4.  A $3.46 billion parks bond (with $200 M debt service/year) to build parks in disadvantaged areas
  5.   $10 charge on all people living in mobile home parks
  6.   Soda taxes in Berkeley, San Francisco and Oakland that nearly doubles the price of a case of soda

The tax bill which takes affect in 2018 -this year, hit high property tax states like California, New York, Illinois & New Jersey particularly hard because it limits the amount of property taxes residents can now deduct on their federal income taxes. This puts pressure on those states (predominately run by liberal progressive Dimocrats) because their residents are not happy about it, creating even more resistance when they want to raise taxes again. Too bad. Those residents should hit the road and many of them are.

Aloha, Mikie ~just a blogger (fightin’ like a girl)

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