Obama: Most Liberal Senator

Every year a computer-assisted analysis is done by the National Journal that uses key Senate votes and places every senator on a liberal-to-conservative scale. Earlier this year, the 2007 ranking were released and Senator Barack Obama was rated by as the number one most liberal senator. Obama was given this ranking for good reason, here is a summary of his key voting record for the year:

  • A bill to give states the authority to set their own minimum wages…Obama voted NO.
  • A bill to require higher-income seniors to pay higher premiums for Medicare…Obama voted NO.
  • Repeal the estate tax (aka repeal the Death tax)…Obama voted NO.
  • Speed up the permitting process for oil-refining…Obama voted NO.
  • Support adult-stem-cell and other non-embryonic-stem-cell research…Obama voted NO.
  • Permit law enforcement officers to question individuals about their immigrant status…Obama voted NO.
  • Require the disclosure of information on visa applicants to law enforcement officers…Obama voted NO.
  • Make English the official language of the United States…Obama voted NO.
  • Define a fetus as an “unborn child”…Obama voted NO.
  • Raise the tax rate on income over $1 million…Obama voted YES.
  • Raise the cigarette tax by 61 cents a pack…Obama voted YES.
  • Require a study of global-warming effects…Obama voted YES.
  • Increase taxes to expand the State Children’s Health Insurance Program…Obama voted YES.
  • Make temporary guest workers eligible for the Earned Income Tax Credit…Obama voted YES.
  • Require U.S. troops to begin withdrawing from Iraq by July 2007…Obama voted YES.
  • Set a timeline for U.S. troops to withdraw from Iraq…Obama voted YES.
  • Increase financial aid for college students…Obama DID NOT vote.
  • Block abuse from non-pregnant adults for coverage under SCHIP…Obama DID NOT vote.
  • Limit governments’ eminent domain power over private land…Obama DID NOT vote.
  • Permit funding for international organizations that perform abortions…Obama DID NOT vote.
  • Prohibit family-planning funds to organizations that perform abortions…Obama DID NOT vote.
  • Restrict the U.S. share of the cost of United Nations peacekeeping operations…Obama DID NOT vote.
  • Block funding for World Bank…Obama DID NOT vote.
  • Condemn personal attacks on Gen. David Petraeus, U.S. commander in Iraq…Obama DID NOT vote.
  • Implement a free-trade agreement with Peru…Obama DID NOT vote.
  • Add $70 billion to a fiscal 2008 omnibus spending package to pay for the Iraq war …Obama DID NOT vote.
  •, Key Votes Used To Calculate The Ratings

    Obama consistently voted for higher taxes and more government encroachment into our lives. He voted to give benefits to illegal aliens and to make it more difficult to enforce immigration laws. And unborn child is apparently not an unborn child to Obama. His national defense record is abysmal, voting to give money to the UN and World Bank while cutting off funds to our own troops. And its astonishing the amount of key legistlation on which he did not even vote. He can’t even make up his mind, yes or no, on college financial aid or on funding abortion groups. Someone too weak to take a stand on key issues is sure to weaken our country. Obama’s voting record clearly shows us the direction he will take this country and it is not a good one.

    Global Warming Delusion Syndrome

    I dread the day when my little girl comes home from school to tell me how she has learned that humans are destroying the planet through global warming. It is then that I will have to explain to her that the man-made global warming theory is a complete hoax.

    For more information on the hoax that is gloabal warming alarmism, see:
    The Great Global Warming Swindle DVD
    Dr. Roy Spencer, Climatologist, University of Alabama and his book, Climate Confusion
    Mysterious California Glaciers Keep Growing Despite Warming
    Poll: most Britons doubt cause of climate change
    Cold Water Thrown on Antarctic Warming Predictions by LiveScience
    Gore Used Fictional Video to Illustrate ‘Inconvenient Truth’
    Weather Channel Founder: Sue Al Gore to Expose Global Warming Fraud

    I, of course, will have to explain that the global warming hoax has been perprtuated for political reasons, primarily by liberals and neo-communists who want the power of socialized government to reach into our lives and control the way we live. I will have to explain to her that global warming has become its own religion, with Al Gore as the high priest. It is a religion because you have to accept on faith the alarmists theories that the earth is trending warmer and that man is causing it. The data proves only natural cycles in the earth’s temperature, but the alarmists always fall back on the arguement that requires a new religous faith: ‘what if the global warming alarmists are right!?’ And Al Gore himself, said global warming is not so much a scientific issue, but it is a ‘moral’ issue.

    And I will do all this explaining to my daughter lest she fall prey to Global Warming Delusion Syndrome. From the Australian Herald Sun: “Psychiatrists have detected the first case of ‘climate change delusion.’ A 17-year-old man was referred to the inpatient psychiatric unit at Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne with an eight-month history of depressed mood . . . He also . . . had visions of apocalyptic events. The patient had also developed the belief that, due to climate change, his own water consumption could lead within days to the deaths of millions of people through exhaustion of water supplies.”

    Lest my daughter be led astray by false preachers and false doctrines that teach that the earth is running out of something that literally falls from the sky, I will relentlessly expose the hoax that is the man-made global warming theory.