Winter of Discontent survives Vernal Equinox

It happens every Spring. I speak of God-made global warming when Earth’s axis aligns with God’s warming agent, The Sun.

Six weeks ago Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow and predicted six more weeks of Winter, and sure enough, last week’s High Pressure system centered on the Potomac River produced a westward moving cold front that survives to impede, not only round bats striking round balls in the Grapefruit League (Exception: unimpeded Atlanta Braves 16-4, but I digress), but also, and more significantly, the survival of Free market American capitalism and Liberty itself.

Was last week one of the most chilling in American history?

Let’s look at the voluminous meteor-illogical readings:

AIG millions used as scapegoat for Democratic Party controlled Congressional trillions
AIG found to be conduit for funneling billions to foreign banks
President Obama fakes outrage over AIG bonuses he exempted when he signed Stimulus Bill
Sen. Chris Dodd (D-CT) lies twice before admitting he inserted AIG exemption at Obama’s behest
White House denies knowledge of exemptions despite signing of Stimulus Bill

House passes redundant (Treasury already re-couped) Bill of Attainder confiscating AIG bonuses with 90% tax

Barney Frank (D-MA) demands names of AIG execs after ginning up populist death threat producing anger

President Obama seeks to ram through fundamental energy price raising and socialized medicine changes via budget reconciliation process to avoid hearings

Speaker Pelosi (D-CA) declares enforcement of immigration laws “un-American”
President Obama declares that 20 million illegals must be made legal so they can join labor unions
President seeks to apply CEO pay restrictions to companies not receiving TARP funds
Attorney General suggests some Gitmo detainees be released inside the United States
Obama fiscal 2009 deficit to top $1.8 trillion (Bush worst was $400B)

Fed prints over $950B via bond market/Treasury bill buys (seen as last ditch effort to stimulate economy since Obama/Dems refuse to pass real stimulus bill of supply side tax and reg cuts)

Obama still refuses to suspend mark-to-market accounting rules
Pelosi seeks newspaper industry exemption from anti-trust laws
Democrat Congress and President play innocent bystander role as they demonize corporate officers


It’s cold and I tremble for my country, but its not due to the weather.

Republicans and right thinking Democrats must stop the cold front by putting heat on those that would fundamentally change the greatest nation on Earth into something less.

Liberty itself depends on it.

Mike DeVine’s Charlotte Observer, Examiner.com and Minority Report columns

“One man with courage makes a majority.” – Andrew Jackson

Originally published by Mike DeVine, Legal Editor for The Minority Report