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August 18, 2013

But that was a week ago!

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What the hell is BHO's excuse? Too much sun while golfing? Too much Reggie? Me thinks it is more the belief that the lie flavored stick of butter he spreads will never run out and/or that he will forever have idiots begging for more!

From Mark Steyn at NRO - Idiot Big Brother

A couple of months back, I quoted Tocqueville's prescient words from almost two centuries ago: Although absolute monarchy theoretically "clothed kings with a power almost without limits," in practice "the details of social life and of individual existence ordinarily escaped his control." In other words, the king couldn't do it even if he wanted to. What would happen, Tocqueville wondered, if administrative capability were to evolve to bring "the details of social life and of individual existence" within His Majesty's oversight? That world is now upon us. Today, the king concedes he most certainly can do it, but assures us not to worry, he doesn't really want to. "If you look at the reports," said President Obama earlier this month, "even the disclosures that Mr. Snowden's put forward, all the stories that have been written, what you're not reading about is the government actually abusing these programs and, you know, listening in on people's phone calls or inappropriately reading people's e-mails. What you're hearing about is the prospect that these could be abused."

But that was a week ago. Continue reading HERE.

Posted by LadyR at August 18, 2013 9:17 AM



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