Secure the Damn Border!

Here is the monologue from today’s Roderic Deane Show. You can listen to the whole show HERE or click on the link and listen from the sidebar. (Note: I accidentally referred to Kelly Ayotte as being from Maine in my monologue. She is actually from New Hampshire. The advance notes below have been changed to reflect the correction.)

Border security

I titled this show “Secure the Damn Border”, but I could have said it a number of different way. How about “Secure the Border, Dammit!” No matter how we might want to put it, the sad reality is that Congress doesn’t seem to hear us.

There has been plenty of blame to throw around too, but the saga isn’t over. For now, there are two people in the Senate that I never thought would have abandoned their campaign promises. Marco Rubio of Florida and Kelly Ayotte of Maine New Hampshire were both able to secure their Senate elections by the help of the Tea Party and other constitutional conservatives. So much for standing on principle. They both voted for the Senate immigration bill, in direct conflict of their campaign promises. The Senate bill does nothing to guarantee that border security happens BEFORE any talk of a path to citizenship for illegal aliens.
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Coup d’etat?

Today’s Roderic Deane Show didn’t feature a long monologue, but instead jumped straight into a discussion with Steel Braddock about all the recent scandals coming out of the Obama administration. It’s been very difficult to keep up with everything!

You can listen to the entire show HERE.

Why Lie About Benghazi?

Burgess - Benghazi cloud

So, why would our illustrious politicians lie about Benghazi? Who, you say, IS Ben Ghazi? To all you low-information voters out there, Benghazi ain’t some guy, it’s a city in Libya.

In a nutshell, on September 11th of last year, (you remember the significance of that date, yes?) On 9/11 last year, there was an attack on our diplomatic offices in Benghazi, Libya. It occurred after we’d supported UN efforts to depose Muammar Gaddafi, who, by the way, WAS a guy. He was the dictator of Libya and was unceremoniously dispatched by Libyan rebels after they overthrew the Gaddafi government. That happened waaayyyy back in August of 2011!

I know, I know, that was a long time ago……..NOT!
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The Roderic Deane Show: The Sequester Lie and the Soothsayers of Servitude

During the taping of the last Roderic Deane Show, my connection to BlogTalkRadio was lost as I wound down the broadcast. Fortunately, Ivan was able to capture the monologue and for that, I am truly grateful.

The next show is going back to Benghazi. This scandal deserves continuing coverage and you all know I’ve been following it from the get-go. How would you like to be a civil servant protected by an administration that leaves you to die for political gain?

While you ponder that question, enjoy my last monologue and ask yourself a question:

Why lie about Benghazi?

The Liberty Prize

Here is the monologue from today’s Roderic Deane Show:
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I’m calling this show the Liberty Prize for a couple of reasons. First, let me say that liberty is most definitely a gift (or prize, if you will) that we should all cherish. Given the choice between liberty and equality, which would you choose? Can you have equality without liberty? I think not.

What did our Declaration of Independence say? The second paragraph begins:

WE hold these Truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness….

Let me repeat something, “that all men are created equal”. It doesn’t say that all men are created and must remain equal, for how could that be? We are each unique in our appearance and capabilities. We each enjoy our unalienable, God-given rights in ways unique to each of us. Something else that God gave us was a free will. We are allowed to make our own decisions and either reap the rewards of those decisions or suffer the consequences.
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Where Does It End, But In Ruins?

Here is the monologue from today’s Roderic Deane Show.
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In case you haven’t heard, Senate Budget Committee Chairman Patty Murray, D-WA, released the Senate budget plan last Tuesday, claiming it cuts the deficit by almost two trillion dollars. According to an article appearing in the Atlanta Business Chronicle on Thursday:

That budget plan is markedly different from the one announced yesterday by House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan, R-Wis. Instead of cutting $4.6 trillion in federal spending over the next 10 years, the Senate plan would reduce deficits by only $1.85 trillion, half from spending cuts and half from increased tax revenue gained by eliminating various tax breaks.
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So, What Now?

Here is the video of the last Roderic Deane Show. I apologize for the odd audio, but the actual show audio was distorted due to a bad microphone cable. It took a while to diagnose the problem after listening to it, but I’ve since been able to remedy the problem.

This audio was picked up from the video camera. Enjoy!