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Sunday, October 27, 2013

Obama Basher Spinners

There are many people who criticize Barack Obama, the President of the United States of America. Some criticisms are justifiable and warranted by those who make the criticisms. Then, there are the Obama Bashers, as I call them, who just want to belittle and demonize our President with reckless disregard to truth and who routinely dismiss and criticize anyone who just does not go along quitely in agreement with the Obama Basher. When it comes to anything related to President Barack Obama in order to put forth their own perspective, they put their own spin on things. I mean, these folks, these Obama Basher Spinners, tell you and me what we are saying even if it is not what we are saying.

Take the following exchange I had on Facebook for an example of that which I speak:
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    • Roland Louis Hansen: If only George W would have appropriately and adequately addressed the issue of health care for Americans during his tenure!

      Pat Benson: Maybe Bush didn't address the problem because he had no answer. I guess thats about the same as Obamacare.

      Pat Benson: Roland come on now. Do you really think Obamacare is the answer to our health care problems. If you do ask people in Europe what they think about Obamacare which is equal to what we have now. They think we are crazy. They say if it doesn't work in Europe why would we think the same system would work in the USA.

      Roland Louis Hansen: Pat, Did I state that I "really think Obamacare is the answer to our health care problems" or is that an inferrence you are making?
      BTW, I would like to suggest you and everyone else take a look at the health care system of Denmark.
      The Danish Health Care System
      "The Danish health care system is based on a principle of free and equal access for all citizens. Thus, the vast majority of health services in Denmark are free of charge for the users." That is ju...

      Pat Benson: Tell Obama to look at Denmark. Unfornuately he did not meet with any of there leaders to discuss health care.

      Roland Louis Hansen: Okay, I will do as you suggest, Pat. Incidentally, I have no inside knowledge of who our President consulted or did not consult. However, apparently you do and I will have to presume you have an inside track to the President; therefore, please ask him to contact me.

      Pat Benson: Roland it was on the news many times who he contacted and talked to in Europe regarding health care. So I don't need an inside track, I just listen.

      Roland Louis Hansen: I listen also, Pat. I just do not have the full faith and credit as you have in the thoroughness and completenes in the reporting of news by the mass media. Incidentally, I do not feel anything positive is accomplished by pointing fingers, assigning blame, or just complaining. I do wish the entire issue of adequate, sufficient, affordable health care for all Americans would have been addressed and accomplished many, many years ago. AND, for the record, I have spent almost my entire adult life in a volunteer capacity in several organizations and as an individual citizen activist and advocate working proactively for that very thing. I have not just talked the talk; I have walked the walk.

      Pat Benson: I am not going to debate this anymore with you because I think we just like to have someone to debate with. My finally say is I believe Obama will go down in History as one of our worst Presidents because as the saying goes, If his lips are moving he is lying. The press supports Obama all the way and there is NEVER anything negative that they print about him. You would think he is a saint. In my book what happened in Bengazzie (I am sure I did not spell that right) was one of the worst incidents in American history. We may not know the whole story but what we do know is not good. Like Hilary said, what matter does it make now. It does to the familes of the people who died for there country and it still matters to a lot of american people.

      Pat Benson: By the way I was not a volunteer but my company had an office in DC and had the pleasure of working in it when I first started working for them. I went to congress and particiated in meetings etc. I felt back then in 2003 that we needed a change but unforunately all politicians lie and that is not going to change, you can't tell the good ones from the bad ones.

      Pat Benson: I am going to church now and I will pray for everyone, and please God help this country.

      Roland Louis Hansen: Pat, for some reason, it appears that you just desire to bash not only the Presisident but also as you state " all politicians lie" and that praying to G-d is the way to save us all. On top of that, you seem to have concluded in your own mind that I am debating something or other and that I am defending President Obama. I really do not understand why you do so. Nowhere , I repeat - nowhere, in any of my comments have I defended President Obama and nowhere have I debated anything. The simple thrust of what I have written is that I wish the issue of adequate, sufficient, and affordable health care for all Americans would have been made available throughout the years. Oh, and I also stated I do not believe the news as reported by the mass media is thorough or complete. I also expressed my personal opinion that "I do not feel anything positive is accomplished by pointing fingers, assigning blame, or just complaining." The only debate that I can see that I may have partaken is my assertion that I am not in a debate on those things that you adamently assert I am debating.

So, I guess that pretty well sums up my thoughts. That is how that specific Facebook exchange has been the past couple days up until about an hour ago. I do not know whether Pat will come back with another comment or not. Regardless, I believe I have made my point here of this particular Roland Hansen Commentary concerning Obama Basher Spinners.

FYI: Previous Roland Hansen Commentary entries I have made that reference "Obama" may be found and read by clicking over to here.

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Salty. Language. Epsom. Uses and Benefits.

Marine Corps Dictionary:
Referring to someone or something with a lot of experience, particularly at sea. A salty Marine is one who has been around a while. A salty uniform is more faded and obviously used but still sharp. Salty language is language salted with profanities or obscenities.
ref: Home > Library > History, Politics & Society > Marine Corps Dictionary

Language - the method of human communication, either spoken or written, consisting of the use of words in a structured and conventional way.

Epsom is a town in the borough of Epsom and Ewell in Surrey, England.

Now, click on over to read:
What does Epsom salts mean? definition, meaning and pronunciation (Free English Language Dictionary)

Okay, now, take a look-see to read this:
Top 18 Uses for Epsom Salt!
1. Better skin: Mixing 1/2 cup of Epsom salt with 1/4 cup olive oil makes a good skin scrub and promotes smooth skin. We recommend a raw and organic olive oil to get the full benefits.
2. Boost indoor plants: Just add a few tablespoons to the water when watering house plants. It will help them grow.
3. Boost vegetable growth: Add a tablespoon of Epsom salt into the soil vegetable plants will help boost growth.
4. Bug bites or itching: Dissolve one tablespoon of Epsom salt into warm water and let it cool. Spray it onto affected area for relief.
5. Cleans tiles & grouts: You can clean your tiles and grouts by mixing Epsom salt and liquid dish soap equal parts. Use it to scrub tiles and grouts, and remember to rinse well.
6. Foot soak: Add one cup of Epsom salt to warm water for a magnesium foot soak. It will help relax your tired feet and reduce swelling too.
7. Foot scrub: A homemade magnesium scrub can help promote soft skin.
8. Hair mask: To make a hair mask that will add volume to your hair, mix equal parts of organic conditioner and Epsom salt.
9. Relaxing bath: Add about a cup of Epsom salt to a warm bath, and soak for 20 minutes. It will help relax you.
10. Removes splinters: Soak the splinter in a mixture of Epsom salt and water, wait a few minutes and the splinter will pop out.
11. Face wash: Adding a pinch to your normal face cleaner can help exfoliate the skin.
12. Natural laxative: A teaspoon of Epsom salt mixed into water can help relieve constipation. Please consult your doctor before changing your diet.
13. Nutritious soil: Mixing a few bags of Epsom salt into your garden soil before planting can help add magnesium to the soil and promote growth.
14. Relieves body pains: Adding two cups of Epsom salt to a warm bath and soaking for 20 minutes can help relieve minor body pains and sprains.
15. Relieves headaches: Soaking in a warm bath with Epsom salt may help clear headaches.
16. Relieves sunburns: Dissolve one tablespoon of Epsom salt into warm water and let it cool. Spray it onto affected area for relief.
17. Rose growth: A tablespoon a week around the soil for you rose bushes can help boost growth.
18. Slug repellent: Sprinkle Epsom salt if you have slugs in your garden and patio to keep them away.
I know you're just itching for more salty language. Tell ya what. Go over to read Epsom Salt Uses & Benefits.

Thursday, October 17, 2013

U.S. Senate Saves Us and the U.S. from Boehner The Bonehead Boner's Blunder

When I wrote the October 1, 2013 Roland Hansen Commentary, USA Government Shutdown Is The Product of A Boner!, I had not yet seen the little gem on YouTube entitled, The GOP's little rule change they hoped you wouldn't notice. Here take a look at it for yourself:
And now, we can thank Democrat Harry Reid, Republican Mitch McConnell, and the United States Senate for saving all of us and the United States government from the blunder foisted upon the American citizenry by Boehner The Bonehead Boner.

Here, just read this article, Gov't Reopens After Congress Ends 16-Day Shutdown.

Saturday, October 12, 2013

American Government Shutdown Creates American Broadcast News Media Shutdown on Syria

Prior to October 1, 2013, the American Broadcast News Media carried numerous stories daily about the Unrest in Syria that has been going on for over two years.

Then October 1 rolled around and the partial American government shutdown (ref: United States federal government shutdown of 2013) began. As an aside to all the rigamarole concerning this American government shutdown, I have read a couple interesting articles online concerning the shutdown; they are:
So, what has been happening in Syria? I sure as heck cannot tell by listening to American broadcast news media; I haven't seen or heard anything from them about Syria since the American government shutdown began. It is as if the only news is this darn government shutdown and nothing is happening in Syria, at least nothing newsworthy according to what is not being reported by the American broadcast media.

Has the American government shutdown shut down the civil unrest in Syria? Not really. But the ineptness of the print and broadcast media in the United States of America in regards to reporting of the news would make that seem likely if one were prone to reaching a conclusion based on conjecture.

Inquiring minds like mine have turned to other media in order to learn what has going on in Syria since the first of October. Here, if you want to find out for yourself, go on over to BBC News Middle East and The Telegraph Middle East Syria News, both of which originate in the UK, and also over to The Guardian Syria pages, US office of the UK parent company the Guardian Media Group.

I say shame on the American Broadcast News Service for doing a half-baked job of news reporting. If you want to know what's new, you cannot depend on American television news programs. It is no wonder that I often turn to news reporting agencies outside of the United States, usually those from UK  (as cited in the preceding paragraph) and from Scandinavian countries.

Friday, October 4, 2013

Roland Louis Hansen Talks DIRT!

Our adversarial political system in the United States of America has run rampant with name-calling, finger-pointing, laying of blame, and downright nastiness. The end result is nothing gets done for the betterment of our nation as a whole. Well, I have something to say about it.

"The name-calling needs to stop. The personal attacks and belittling of individuals based solely on different political perspective needs to stop. All Americans need to pull together. Divisiveness will not accomplish anything positive. It is time for what I call some real D.I.R.T., i.e. Democrats, Independents, (and) Republicans (working) Together. If we, the American people, set aside the distrust, if we set aside the hostility, if we set aside the verbal tirades, if we set aside the casting of stones, if we set aside pointing out blame, if we set aside pettiness, we just might be able to work together for the mutual benefit of all Americans." - Roland Louis Hansen

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

USA Government Shutdown Is The Product of A Boner!

Government Shutdown Is The Product of A Boner!

Well, the normal, everyday operations of the national government of the United States of America have come to a standstill, for the most part - national security, military, and some other aspects of the federal government operations excepted. Here, read this:

And now, read this:
"Most people in the body politic are taking a look at this and saying, 'A pox on both of your houses. It should never have reached this point.'" - Senator Dick Durbin (D-Illinois)

"'We can't win,' said Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., adding that 'sooner or later' the House would have to agree to Democrats' demands for a simple, straightforward funding bill reopening the government."

(Re: Budget spending bills)
"Until now, such bills have been routinely passed with bipartisan support, ever since a pair of shutdowns 17 years ago engineered by then-Speaker Newt Gingrich severely damaged Republican election prospects and revived then-President Bill Clinton's political standing. ..... This time tea party activists mobilized by freshman Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, mounted a campaign to seize the must-do measure in an effort to derail Obamacare. GOP leaders voiced reservations and many Republican lawmakers predicted it wouldn't work. Some even labeled it 'stupid.'"

The above citations have been extracted from the article "Congress plunges nation into government shutdown" which you may read in its entirety simply by clicking on its title.

Oh wait!
Did I spell that correctly? Boner, I mean.
Hmmm, let me see -- and you can also, if you take a look over at this!