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This report lists a few election where Voter ID laws have made it a little harder to go from polling place to polling place casting votes as different people.  That’s why the demonrats oppose such laws.

With the new Voter ID law in Texas, the vote total was down 4.6% from 2010, and in Virginia, it was down about 1% from the 2010 midterms.  But there was no Senate election that year, either.  “While there are no studies yet on the impact on turnout in Virginia, Nate Silver estimates, based on academic studies, that in general such laws reduce turnout by about 2.4 percent.”

But wait, there were 11% fewer votes cast in Maryland this year, too!  And down 9.5% in Massachusetts!!  How can that be?  There is no Voter ID law in Maryland or Massachusetts disenfranchising the fraudulent.

So where is the disenfranchisement that was supposed to happen?

Whither Now?

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OK — so Republicans will be in control of both the House and Senate starting January 3rd.  Will 0bama work with the Republicans as Clinton did, and as Bush worked with the Demonrats in his last two years?  Not likely.  0bama is not the pragmatist his predecessors were.  I expect 0bama, unlike Bush, to use his veto power liberally.

So what can this new Republican majority do?

First, it now has even more power over the budget than it had with just control of the House.  The deficit has been coming down, and it can be brought down more.  Congress has to eschew omnibus budget bills and pass them one at a time.

First, pass a bill to authorize spending for debt service.  Nothing more.  At that point, the “default lie” is taken off the table.  Demonrats will no longer be able to say we will default on our debt if we do not pass spending bills.

Second, pass a defense spending authorization bill.  Providing for the Common Defense of the United States is the second thing the U.S. Constitution assigns to the U.S. government.  Only after that these first two authorization bills are passed and signed into law should Congress take up other spending bill.

Next on the list is “provide for the General Welfare of the United States.”  I think we can all agree on the majority of things that this entails.  The Interstate Highway System, for instance, provides for the general welfare of the States by facilitating travel and trade between the States.  FEMA, despite disagreements about how it does things and how efficiently it does things, goes directly to that general welfare of the States.  It is simply not practical for each State to supply itself with everything it might need to meet all potential disasters, and whatever is so stored is likely to be wrecked by the disaster anyway.

When that bill — probably the largest of all — is passed and signed into law, then Congress should move down through Article I, Section 8, and write spending authorization bills line by line.

It is crunch time for candidates for office. Anything and everything is being said. There have been accusations of wrong doing 20 years ago. Calling women candidates “whore”. Saying that a candidates’ constituency don’t like women and are racists…….and this is a Southern state. I have heard crap from local candidates in other states just as bad and false. Seems that the liberals have become so emboldened by their own lies and status under this regime that they feel Superman in nature. Uh, I don’t think so. Even the perpetuators of lies on this site have scurried back into the woodwork. It is as if Armageddon is upon them and the hand of GOD will soon smite. C’mon guys, things aren’t that bad. What is actually happening here is that those “stupid people” that the liberals like keeping in the dark are starting to see that Dem words don’t make it so. Just imagine how much quicker these same voters could have been enlightened if they had done just a wee bit of research. And women are seeing that the only war on women that exists is being perpetuated by the Dems. Same with the racism. Yes, there are still die hard dummies out there that will never learn but, hey, they believe in Reverend Al and the like. In that there is no hope.

It is so very hard to defend the indefensible. We have always known that here at NVTH and have tried for years to get the point across (as well on how to see the difference) to those slow witted individuals who get their information solely from the government and liberal (Dem) sites. Where are your voices now? Defend what is going on here. The election is Tuesday and American politics are about to change once more. The freebies may be going the way of the Dodo, illegals going back across the border, your president being denied supreme rule and possibly impeached if he really is as stupid as I believe, and Nancy Pelosi not getting air time to espouse any useless tripe. Where are the left supporters in all this?

No real surprise, the 17th richest member of Congress, Rep. Alan Grayson (Demonrat, of course), has decided that the taxpayers should support his wife and children.  His “logic” (such as it is for progs) is that, after twenty-nine years of marriage, he discovered that his wife was never divorced from her first husband, so the marriage is illegitimate.

That’s rich even for a prog.  First of all, “everyone who marries a woman divorced from her husband commits adultery” (Luke 16:18b) , so you have no leg to stand on there anyway.

Second, don’t progs believe that people should be allowed to marry anyone they love?  So what difference does it make that she was already married?  By prog “logic”, shouldn’t one still be allowed to marry ANYONE?

No morals.  No responsibility.  That’s the prog way.

So it appears that there is another school shooting. It just so happens that it is in the Seattle, Washington area. Another kid gone wrong. Sorry but all I have so far is this CNN report so don’t put too much stock in it as of yet. I’m sure more will come available with time as to the why.

And while this is starting to unfold, along comes another report so fresh, all I could find was this. Seems that some radical male and female x-panics have shot 3 policeman in Sacramento. What in the hell is going on with these lefties? Are they producing disgruntled citizens or what? And why are cops the sought after target all of a sudden? Strange.

Woes In NYC

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Seems that a great humanitarian doctor has caused just a little stir in NYC. A “doctor without borders” ( sounds like a tree huger without common sense) has come back after a month of aiding Ebola victims in West Africa. And he self monitored right up to the point of 103 degree temperature. Too bad he didn’t self quarantine instead. Yet to see how this will turn out and what fellow NYers REALLY feel about him. Oh, and the Dem parrot governor and the Dem parrot mayor say there is nothing to worry about and that everything is under control. Right!

Under control would be this Islamic psycho from California (another liberal state transplant) who decides to attack police with a hatchet. Recent convert to Islam? Of course, but we won’t mention that. This rides on the heels of another whacko Islam convert in Canada who tried to kill members of their parliament. I don’t know how much Canadians like their members of Parliament but I wish these lefty or Islamic terrorists would do us a favor and at least take out some of the US parliament members. Two birds with one stone as it were. We do these guys want to do harm to civilians who have no control over affairs that bring anger to terrorists? I don’t get it.

Great line from Forrest Gump. Now here‘s a bit of stupidity to chew on — “Smarter people are no better off”.

You heard that right. Check out the “logic”:

On the surface, Zagorsky’s analysis confirms the findings of previous studies linking higher intelligence with higher income. “Each point increase in IQ test scores is associated with $202 to $616 more income per year,” he says. For example, a person with a score of 130 (in the top 2%, in terms of IQ) might earn about $12,000 more per year than someone with an average IQ score of about 100.

On the surface, people with higher intelligence scores also had greater wealth. The median net worth for people with an IQ of 120 was almost $128,000 compared with $58,000 for those with an IQ of 100.

But when Zagorsky controlled for other factors – such as divorce, years spent in school, type of work and inheritance – he found no link between IQ and net worth. In fact, people with a slightly above-average IQ of 105 , had an average net worth higher than those who were just a bit smarter, with a score of 110.

People who had divorced once had about $9600 less wealth on average than their never-divorced counterparts. And those who smoked heavily had an $11,000 reduction in net worth. These external factors – rather than IQ – could explain the differences in wealth, Zagorsky suggests.

Let’s see…

  • Choose to stay in school… learn useful skills… choose a good career… earn more money!
  • Choose spouse more wisely… less likely to divorce… less likely to have to support two households and two divorce lawyers… keep more money!
  • Choose not to smoke…  don’t spend $5 per day on cigarettes…  save extra $1825 per year…  that $11,000 comes in just six years!

So the reason smart people are better off is not because they are smart, but because they do less stupid shit.

Does it never occur to these “researchers” that smart people stay in school longer because that’s what they are good at?  Does it never occur to them that smart people choose more lucrative careers because they can, and stupid people can’t?  Does is never occur to them that smart people choose their spouses more wisely because they have the intellectual capacity to make better choices?  Does it never occur to them that smart people save more because they have more self-control?

Apparently, the researchers are too stupid to figure out that smart people do less stupid shit because they are not stupid shits.