Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Congressperson Jan Schakowsky Loves ObamaCare - Still!!!!

Well, there were U.S. Cavalrymen who fought to the last arrow in their chests at the Battle of the Little Big Horn.

And there were Japanese kamikazes who, with their cities in ruins, still flew to their deaths in antiquated little airplanes loaded with gasoline and bombs.

And there are communists, to this very day, in North Korea and Cuba, who still believe in promise of the Marxist-Leninist Utopian dream.

Jan Schakowsky to Voters: Obamacare is great
 and if you disagree you can just Fuck Off!!

This despite all rational evidence to the contrary.

And our very own, wildly delusional, Congressthing from the 9th Congressional District of Illinois still insists that Obamacare is simply Wundebar!!!

And if you think otherwise, you can just fuck off!

This from the Chicago area socialist's Congressional website as of 3:30 pm today (still!!!).

"I am especially proud of the passage of the historic Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, known as Obamacare. It is already benefiting millions of Americans, and it lays a strong foundation to make even more improvements."

Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky blurted.

Jan Schakowsky -- dumber than dirt -- more obstinate than a mule -- You can stand her up at the gates of hell and she won't back down!

Even when it means that the Republican party will inevitably take control of the US Senate next year.

Even when it means that her Democrat colleagues in the House of Representative will drop like flies in the 2014 by-elections -- slinking into the status of "super minority" at the hands of a righteously wrathful American electorate.

Well, say what you want about her, but the esteemed Congressthing from Illinois is certainly stubborn.

As stubborn as a corpse.

Maybe Schakowsky should have paid heed to one of her socialist ideological preceders, the 19th century Russian writer Alexander Herzen, who quipped:

"There is nothing in the world more stubborn than a corpse: you can hit it, you can knock it to pieces -- but you cannot convince it."

Here's Tom Petty backed up by rock luminaries, George Harrison, Ringo Starr and Jeff Lynne in the classic '90s tune "I won't back down."

Friday, November 15, 2013

Obamacare Navigators Signing Up Inmates at Cook County Jail

With the paltry numbers of Americans able or willing to sign up for Obamacare, Federally-funded "navigators" have fastened on a sure fire way to grab a captive audience and pump up those numbers.
The Drill at Cook County Jail: Get photographed,
 fingerprinted and enrolled in Obamacare

They are signing up inmates at Cook County jail as part of the intake process.

Reliable sources have told us and Sheriff Tom Dart's spokesperson has confirmed, that since early summer, Cook County jail arrestees have been told by guards to line up to see the Obamacare "navigators" as part of the normal jail intake process.

So the drill at 26th and California has basically become 1)get fingerprinted and photographed 2)get tested for communicable diseases and 3)sign up for Obamacare with either of the 2 helpful and friendly female $13 an hour "navigators" who have been given desk space in the jail intake area.

One gets the sense that these enrollees may not have an overwhelming percentage of that high-earning, young, healthy demographic that is requisite to subsidizing the system for others.

One guesses that more than a few Medicaid enrollments have resulted.

Thursday, November 14, 2013

So How Many Jewish Votes Will Rauner Bring To the GOP?

Good Buddies Bruce  and Rahm
Billionaire speculator, Bruce Rauner is running for Governor. In return for high dollar contributions, he received a big award from the American Jewish Committee for "protecting Jewish populations in danger."

He takes vacations with  Rahm Emanuel -- Barack Obama's Democrat former chief of staff and now the first ever Jewish Mayor of Chicago.

Along with his Jewish-American wife, he is a major donor to the pro-amnesty, pro-open borders Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society.

Bruce Rauner, the professed Republican, a few years back, was a financial backer in a $479 million deal brokered by his beach side buddy, Rahm Emanuel and another big Democrat honcho, Bill Daley -- the former Chicago Democratic Mayor's brother.

But now comes Rauner in to save the tawdry Illinois Republicans.

Well I'm so happy to hear in today's Tribune that the billionaire speculator, Bruce Rauner, has decided to pour a cool half million samoleons into his Republican campaign.

With his high profile in the Chicago Jewish community, you'd think Rauner would be a shoe-in to bring in big Jewish vote totals.

Now during the last Presidential campaign, 69% of American Jews voted for Barack Obama, a marginal improvement over the 78% they gave Obama the first time around, but still a vote of landslide proportions.

You could say, that Jews put Barack Obama over the top.

In fact Jews have been such a predictably reliable liberal Democrat voter cohort, that one of President Reagan's speechwriters was prompted to quip, "Jews are the only group with the income of Episcopalians and the voting behavior of Puerto Ricans."

But johnny-come-lately Republican, Bruce Rauner, with his personal millions is going to change all that.

He's going to bring Jewish voters over to the Republican column in droves.

Just as Governor Ron Gidwitz did.

Sunday, November 10, 2013

24th Anniversary of the Fall of Berlin Wall: Celebrating the Commies' Demise in Song

Ed Note: Yesterday was the 24th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. (Has it really been that long?) Here, reprinted from the Chicago Schlager Music Review, is an interesting analysis of that event, punctuated with German pop music by some very hot German chicks:

By Tom Faber
CSMR Editor

CHICAGO, USA-- 24 years ago today, the Berlin Wall fell. Freedom loving people around the world celebrated as that infernal Russian-Soviet constructed scar on the face on humanity was, at long last, breached and would soon be dismantled.
Linda Hesse and Helene Fischer
were both born behind the Iron Curtain

The liberation of the oppressed people of the Soviet puppet state in the East of Germany on that fateful late autumn day was a direct result of the stalwart resistance to socialist oppression exerted by U.S. President Ronald Reagan and his chief ally, British Prime Minister, Margaret Thatcher.

They rearmed the West and refused to listen to the voices of appeasement. As a result, communism collapsed.

Combined with timely, decisive action by German Chancellor, Helmut Kohl, in 1989 the 16 million captives in the East of Germany,were at long last, reunited with their kindred spirits in the civilized Western world.

This historic date is of special interest to schlager music fans.

Had the wall not fallen in 1989, we might never have even heard of, much less enjoyed, the work of such schlager luminaries as Helene Fischer, Ella Endlich, Stepanie Hertel, Linda Hesse and Ute Freudenberg.

You see, all these girls were born behind the Iron Curtain. Had communism not been defeated and the wall not fallen they would never have been free to come West and develop their full potentialities. They would never have been free to share with the world their own wonderful magic.

The schlager superstar, Helene Fischer, was born of ethnic German parents in 1984 in the former Soviet concentration camp town of Krasnoyarsk, USSR. Linda Hesse, the cute new schlager pop phenom was born the very same year in Halberstadt, East Germany.

The theatrical multi-talented, Ella Endlich, was also born in 1984 in Weimar, East Germany. And Stephanie Hertel came to life in 1979 in Oelsnitz, in the communist East.

And the venerably traditional schlager performer, Ute Freudenberg, was also born in Weimar in 1956 -- 3 years after Soviet tanks brutally crushed a rebellion of workers in East Germany who were demanding freedom and reunification with the West.

After the fall of the wall, they all offered their formidable talents to music lovers in the reunited Europe and all have met with a well-deserved appreciation of their talents and consequently commensurate material reward.

So today it's great to celebrate the relegation of communism to, as President Reagan predicted, the ash heap of human history.

And it's a great day to celebrate these wonderful schlager music luminaries who have been rendered free to so greatly enhance our lives.

Thanks, President Reagan. Thanks, girls.

Here is Austrian schlager star, Simone's 1990 entry to the Eurovision Song Contest, Keine Mauern Mehr,  No Walls Anywhere - a dynamic musical celebration of the fall of the Berlin Wall:

And here, from Helene Fischer's 2012 Christmas Day ARD TV special, Helene introduces Linda Hesse and they join in singing Linda's smash 2012 hit, Ich bin ja kein Mann, (I'm not a man) Both girls were born behind the communist Iron Curtain and were freed by the fall of the Berlin wall which signaled the defeat of Soviet communism:

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