Barack Obama – Lies Given to Americans Out Of Over 500+ Fibs & Growing

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For me, I don’t know about you, I’m deeply distressed over the condition of our government and where my country is headed. I watch my countrymen demonstrate yet, some of them are like sheep lead astray marching to the slaughter. To date, Obama has lied to the Americans 537 times. I’m sure at the State of the Union Address, lies are going to fall out of his deceiving mouth. I’ve come to believe this man is nothing but a pathological liar.  I listed only a some of the lies he’s told. I don’t believe any other president has ever told more lies even when compared to Nixon and Clinton. Each one of these lies could be become a blog.

I’d like to hear what you have to say and what you think. To me it doesn’t matter if you agree to disagree. 

 

Sixteen months ago, a murderous assault took place at U.S. diplomatic outposts in Benghazi, Libya, resulting in the savage slayings of a U.S. ambassador and three other heroic Americans. Numerous hearings and investigations have taken place. Yet the national new media has failed to continue to print and publicize about those guilty of this deception except for a few news networks. Those not afraid to tell the truth.

A stunning report from CNN claims that three dozen CIA personnel were on the ground the night of the attacks — several, the network says, were seriously injured. All were “secretly evacuated” and have been kept hidden from congressional investigators ever since.

Adding to the mystery is the fact that these personnel must submit to monthly polygraph tests. Why? To ensure they’re not talking to the media or members of Congress.

Such secrecy and intrigue demands answers — especially considering the fact that four Americans were slaughtered.

How many lies can one president tell and still retain any credibility? What you are about to see is absolutely astounding. It is a long list of important promises that Barack Obama has broken since he has been president. There is not enough space in this little blot to cover them all. Here are a some of the lies, he’s told.

If he had only told a few lies, perhaps the American people would be willing to overlook that. After all, pretty much all of our politicians our liars. Unfortunately, many of the lies that Obama has told appear to have been quite cold-hearted in nature. For example, Barack Obama repeatedly made the promise that “you will be able to keep your health care plan <http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qpa-5JdCnmo&gt;” under Obamacare. But now we are learning that he knew that this was a lie all along. Not only that, the Democrats in Congress knew that this was a lie all along too. In fact, U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, a Democrat, said the following <http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/2013/11/17/Gillibrand-we-all-knew&gt; when she was asked about Obama’s promise to the American people recently: “He should’ve just been specific. No, we all knew.”

#1<http://blogs.wsj.com/washwire/2009/06/15/obama-if-you-like-your-doctor-you-can-keep-your-doctor/&gt;

“If you like your doctor, you will be able to keep your doctor. Period. If you like your health care plan, you will be able to keep your health care plan. Period. No one will take it away. No matter what.” Well , many of you realize this isn’t true especially if you are one of those who received a slip from your doctor telling you they could no longer care for you.

#2  <http://www.whitehouse.gov/the_press_office/TransparencyandOpenGovernment/&gt;

“My administration is committed to creating an unprecedented level of openness in government.” Didn’t he say transparency. His administration is the most tightly kept administration. He uses social media extensively. Of course these are lies.

#3<http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/remarks-president-after-meeting-with-senate-democrats&gt;

“We agree on reforms that will finally reduce the costs of health care. Families will save on their premiums…” Well my when did this happen? Maybe for those on Medicaid. 

#4 http://www.theatlantic.com/daily-dish/archive/2007/11/-the-fierce-urgency-of-now/223719/

I don’t want to pit Red America against Blue America. I want to be the president of the United States of America.” Oh my goodness when did this happen. This has not happened. He first blamed Bush for evreything going wrong in his government and now he blames the Republicans for everything gone wrong. The concept sounded great. He is not like Clinton who did cross the aisle from the Democrats to the Republicans. It is his will or none at all!

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#5 http://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/ws/index.php?pid=85080&st=&st1=

“We’ve got shovel-ready projects all across the country that governors and mayors are pleading to fund. And the minute we can get those investments to the state level, jobs are going to be created.” Oh my, when did this happen? Our unemployment is highest its been since the 80’s.

#6 <http://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/ws/index.php?pid=85788&st=million&st1=homeowners&gt;

“And we will pursue the housing plan I’m outlining today. And through this plan, we will help between 7 and 9 million families restructure or refinance their mortgages so they can afford-avoid foreclosure.” Hmm, from what I know the middle class continues to be squeezed more and more. Pretty soon, there will be no more squeezing. The middle class is going to disappear. I dare say most of those folks who lost their homes never did get a sure foot and had to say goodbye their home.

#7 <http://www.nationalreview.com/article/360617/obamacare-snake-oil-charles-c-w-cooke&gt;

“I will sign a universal health-care bill into law by the end of my first term as president that will cover every American and cut the cost of a typical family’s premium by up to $2,500 a year.” All I can say is LIAR!

#8 <http://www.mediaite.com/online/look-at-all-the-pretty-things-the-democrats-promised-in-2008-and-failed-to-deliver/&gt;

“We reject the use of national security letters to spy on citizens who are not suspected of a crime.” To some people Mr. Edward Snowden is a traitor, but to others he is a hero. I feel he is a hero. The turn coast in this country lie in the Obama administration. The pass Secretary of State, “What difference does it make, Hillary Clinton who married to Willy- Bill Clinton experienced a difficult time keeping his pecker in his pants during his presidency. He brought dishonor to the position. Then there is Eric Holder, Attorney General. From all accounts, he needs to have his butt in jail. We have Kathleen Selegelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services. By all accounts her butt should be in jail for Contempt of Congress and lying to the American public. Last but not least our wonderful Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel who insists on not allowing our men to speak of God to own a Bible in their lockers. Yet, the military is allowing Muslims to have facial hairs and carry prayer beads and wear turbans.

   

#9 <http://www.nationalreview.com/article/360617/obamacare-snake-oil-charles-c-w-cooke&gt;

“For people with insurance, the only impact of the health-care law is that their insurance is stronger, better, and more secure than it was before. Full stop. That’s it. They don’t have to worry about anything else.” You know what I have to say about this lie is Bull Crap.

#10 <http://dailycaller.com/2012/09/04/in-party-platform-democrats-soften-on-obamas-2007-promise-to-close-gitmo/&gt;

“We will close the detention camp in Guantanamo Bay, the location of so many of the worst constitutional abuses in recent years.” If I’m not mistaken we are fighting a war. All of those men unbeknownst to Obama are prisoners of war and should have been tried and convicted to face the firing squad. They are treated with kid gloves. For goodness sakes feed them pork seven days a week.

#11 <http://www.politifact.com/truth-o-meter/promises/obameter/promise/71/allow-imported-prescription-drugs/&gt;

“Allow Americans to buy their medicines from other developed countries if the drugs are safe and prices are lower outside the U.S.” According to the Prescription Drug Marketing Act of 1987, it is illegal for anyone other than the original manufacturer to bring prescription drugs into the country.

#12 <http://reason.com/blog/2012/08/23/look-at-all-the-civil-liberties-democrat&gt;

“We will revisit the Patriot Act and overturn constitutional executive decisions issued during the past eight years.” This is what the Patriot Act allows. Secret FBI and police searches of your home and office without your knowledge; secret government wiretaps on your phone, computer, and Internet activity; secret investigations of your bank records, credit cards, and other financial records; secret investigations of your library and book activities; secret examinations of your medical, travel and business records; freezing of funds and assets without prior notice or the right to appeal; the creation of secret “watch lists” that ban or restrict those named from air and other travel activities. 60 Minutes discovered that the list included the president of Bolivia, dead people, Sen. Ted Kennedy, Yusuf Islam (aka Cat Stevens), political activist Naomi Wolf and dozens of common American names like Robert Johnson and John Williams. This out-of-control list stands at 917,000 names as of March 1st, 2008 and, according to a report issued by the Inspector General of the Department of Justice, has grown by 20,000 a month. http://www.buddylogan.com/newlaws.html

Nov 10, 2013 – The Patriot Act would have been a nice reversal but, not only did that remain intact, Barack went and signed the National Defense Authorization

 

#13 <http://www.politifact.com/truth-o-meter/promises/obameter/promise/30/end-no-bid-contracts-above-25000/&gt;

“Will ensure that federal contracts over $25,000 are competitively bid.” Liar, liar pants on fire. Contracts are awarded to his cronies and to those who support him and paid large amounts of money towards his runs for president.

 

#14 <http://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2012/03/will-democrats-strip-civil-liberties-from-their-2012-platform/254896/&gt;

“We reject sweeping claims of ‘inherent’ presidential power.” On a sunny day on a wednesday afternoon in Cleaveland, Ohio, the President announced his plans to act in total and utter disregard of the U.S. Constitution <http://www.heritage.org/initiatives/first-principles/primary-sources/the-constitution-of-the-us&gt; with his illegal appointment of Richard Cordray to serve as director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB).

It’s an astonishingly reckless exercise of executive authority that Heritage’s Todd Gaziano described <http://blog.heritage.org/2012/01/04/a-tyrannical-abuse-of-power-obama-attempts-to-appoint-cordray-to-cfpb/&gt; as a “tyrannical abuse of power.” Never before in the 100-plus years of precedent on the recess appointment power has a President taken such an action while the Senate was still in session. Yet notwithstanding that fact, President Obama yesterday decided that he would be the first.

Here’s why the President finds himself so far outside of constitutional bounds. Under Article II, section 2, clause 2 of the Constitution <http://www.heritage.org/initiatives/first-principles/primary-sources/the-constitution-of-the-us&gt;, the President has the power to fill vacancies that may happen during Senate recesses, as Gaziano writes <http://blog.heritage.org/2012/01/04/a-tyrannical-abuse-of-power-obama-attempts-to-appoint-cordray-to-cfpb/&gt;. In this case, President Obama was seeking to fill the vacancy in the CFPB, a new agency that has come under significant criticism <http://blog.heritage.org/2011/12/06/consumers-need-protection-from-consumer-protection-bureau/&gt; given its unparalleled powers <http://blog.heritage.org/2011/06/02/new-evidence-reveals-vast-powers-of-consumer-finance-bureau&gt; to issue expansive regulations with virtually no accountability <https://www.askheritage.org/how-is-president-obama-abusing-presidential-power/&gt;

On November, 2013 with a sweep of a pen, Obama now has control of climate change policies. This does not reflect all the abuses Obama has committed by using executive order as a guise to gain power.

#15 <http://www.politifact.com/truth-o-meter/promises/obameter/promise/24/end-income-tax-for-seniors-making-less-than/&gt;

“Will eliminate all income taxation of seniors making less than $50,000 per year. This will eliminate taxes for 7 million seniors – saving them an average of $1,400 a year- and will also mean that 27 million seniors will not need to file an income tax return at all.”

As of  today senior citizens are double taxed because they paid taxes on their income the first time and now they continue to be taxed every year for the Social Security monies received.

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Take care. Remember God is in control. If you have never accepted Christ as your Saviour, CONFESS your sins.REPENT. ASK him to come into your heart. ACCEPT the gift. TELL someone of your decision. FIND and ATTEND a church that believes the Bible from cover to cover. Until then, God bless you. sle.

My next blog will be on January 28, Tuesday, Snacks for the Super Bowl; January 30. Thursday, Laughter is the Best Medicine; January 31, Friday, Bible Verses Food For the Soul and Sunday, February 2, Super Bowl Sunday, my regular blog.

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BIBLE VERSES FOR THE SOUL

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Hi everyone,

I thought these Bible verses would be appropriate because the Super Bowl is drawing near as well as the Olympics. Tell me what you think of these verses and your thoughts on them. I loved to hear what you have to say.

1 Corinthians 9:24-27
Do you not know that in a race all the runners run, but only one gets the prize? Run in such a way as to get the prize. Everyone who competes in the games goes into strict training. They do it to get a crown that will not last; but we do it to get a crown that will last forever. Therefore I do not run like a man running aimlessly; I do not fight like a man beating the air. No, I beat my body and make it my slave so that after I have preached to others, I myself will not be disqualified for the prize

Here is from the Message. You’ve all been to the stadium and seen the athletes race. Everyone runs; one wins. Run to win. All good athletes train hard. They do it for a gold medal that tarnishes and fades. You’re after one that’s gold eternally. I don’t know about you, but I’m running hard for the finish line. I’m giving it everything I’ve got. No sloppy living for me! I’m staying alert and in top condition. I’m not going to get caught napping, telling everyone else all about it and then missing out

 

Here is a little history of the Greek Stadiums during Paul’s time, the writer of this book. Now the Greek word for the chariot place where they raced horses was a hippodrome: a hippos, a horse; an adromos, a course; a hippodrome. And the Latin name for the same thing was a circus. Circus is a Latin word; hippodrome is the same thing in Greek. It was a large arena with tiers of seats all around and a little partition in the middle. And they drove those chariots in the races round and around that middle partition. And the people, being above, could see the course of the race.

Now a stadium was different from that. A stadium was a place where they had their games of physical prowess, and most of it racing, most of it running. A stadium was always built exactly the same. The course never varied. It was 600 Greek feet long, or 606 three-fourths of a foot, English feet.

Now there were two places in ancient Greece that were the most famous for those stadium games. One was at Olympia, the Olympic Games. They have taken that word Olympian and made it Olympic. The name refers to the big, international physical contests that are held every four years. This is one of the famous Greek stadiums, the one at Olympia. Now the other one was at Corinth, the Isthmian Games they call them there, from the little isthmus connecting between Peloponesis and Attica, at which place the city of Corinth was located.

Not only were those stadiums there in Greece, but they were everywhere. All over the Mediterranean world, wherever the Greek civilization, the Roman civilization went, there you would find the stadium and those games. So, when Paul uses the figure here, he was using a figure that everybody had witnessed and everybody shared in, “Know ye not that they which run in a stadium run all,” they all run, the contestants run together, “but one receiveth the prize? So run that you may win it, so run that you may obtain it.”

Now the way that the stadium games were held is this; they had a kerux, the Greek word for preaching, for heralding, not just quietly talking.

Now the kerux is a herald- the announcer. The herald comes forth, and he announces the contest is to be run. And then he leads all of the contestants around the course before all of those thousands of tiered spectators. He yells, “Is there anyone here can lay anything to the charge of any of these contestants?”

For ten months they had to go into rigorous training. Have they been faithful in their training? Have they been guilty of any crime or depravity in life or morals or manner? The herald leads them around and announces to the spectator, “Does any spectator know anything?”

Then when the time of the race comes, the kerux, the herald, the announcer, the master of ceremonies introduces each contestant by his name, by his country, and by his city. When the race is run, he stood at the end of the course with a garland of victory in his hands. In the case of the Olympian Games, wreaths was made out of wild olive leaves. In the case of the Corinthians, the Isthmian Games, it was made out of pine leaves.

And that honor was the most coveted honor in the ancient Greek world. To win this race brought honor to the country, dignity to the city and glory to the contestant. The victor was escorted to his home and escorted to his city with great pomp and ceremony.

And they didn’t deign to let him enter the city through the regular gate, but they made a breach in the wall. They tore down a section of the wall in the city in order the Greek victor of the games might ride triumphantly into the city. His name was immortalized in poetry and in song.

This was the most coveted honor in the ancient Greek world to win in these stadium contests.

And there is an interesting Greek word, agonizomai. We have the English word agonize. “Every man that strives for it, presses for it, agonizes for it, is temperate in all things.” This is a good translation of the word. He is self-disciplined, he is continent, he is abstinent, he practices self-control, he is getting ready for the race. “Now they do it to obtain a corruptible crown.” How long would a crown of olive leaves or pine leaves last?

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To me this is what these four verses but mighty in meaning say to me. We as Christians need to practice as the athletic. We need to read the Bible, pray, run and not walk on the path or righteousness, We need to keep our eyes on the goal. We are sent here for a purpose to use our individual talents God has given each of us to tell others about Christ. We need to become strong. Our desire is suppose to be centered on God’s wants. This is to tell others. We are to live a life which is pleasing to Him. All the time, realize our rewards are not going to occur on earth but in heaven. Yet, as the angels rejoice when a person is saved, so we too can dance like David and sing to the Lord in celebration of someone accepting Him into their hearts. 

Like the sun which rises and sets so does our day of living end. We can know we fought the good fight. We did everything He wanted us to do and our just rewards are now waiting in heaven. What a wonderful knowledge to know our life doesn’t end at death, but our soul leaves our lifeless body to reign in heaven forever.

To all who do not know him. ACCEPT the gift of eternal life. REALIZE Jesus died on the cross for you and me. REPENT. CONFESS your sins. TELL someone you became saved. FIND a church which preaches and believes in the Bible from cover to cover. My next blog is going to be on Sunday, January 26, my normal blog. sle

 

HUMOR FOR THE SOUL

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Well hello again! Yes it is the time to give a smile and laugh for a second or second or two. Maybe even share this with someone. I hope you like them. I searched high and low for these jokes. If you have any you can share by all means do so. J   By the way let me know if you liked the jokes as well. 

                                                  GOD AND FOOTBALL

Peyton Manning, after living a full life, died. When he got to heaven, God was showing him around. They came to a modest little house with a faded Colts flag in the window. “This house is yours for eternity, Peyton,” said God. “This is very special; not everyone gets a house up here.”

Peyton felt special, indeed, and walked up to his house. On his way up the sidewalk, he noticed another house just around the corner. It was a 3-story mansion with a blue and red sidewalk, a 50 foot tall flagpole with an enormous Patriots logo flag, and in every window hung a red Patriots towel.

Peyton looked at God and said “God, I’m not trying to be ungrateful, but I have a question. I was an all-pro QB, I hold many NFL records, and I even went to the Hall of Fame.”

“So what’s your point Peyton?”, God asked.

“Well, why does Tom Brady get a better house than me?”

God chuckled, and replied “Peyton, that’s not Tom’s house, it’s mine.”

 

One day the Devil walks up to God. the devil says god I challenge you to a football game. God says, “Why I have the best players,”.but then the devil said, “I have the refs.” 

 

                                               WOMEN AND FOOTBALL

Anyone who thinks women…

Anyone who thinks women talk too much has never sat through a six-hour Super Bowl pregame show.

—Nora Barry

Miss World Kicks Off

The reigning Miss World – from Brazil – was invited to start The charity football match by performing the ceremonial kick-off.

After an excellent game, which raised a great deal of money, a dinner was held.

During the speeches which followed, Miss World made the evening for all present when, in broken English and with great charm, she said,

‘It eez great honour for me to kick off your ball; I will be pleased to come back any time to English football clubs and kick all your balls off.’

 

                                            How To Annoy During TV Football

1) Take the batteries out of all of the remote controls

2) Show a sudden interest in every aspect of the game, especially have him define the offside law for you, many times

3) Tell him that there is no popcorn in the house.

My Wife Should Be A Goalie

“My wife would make a great goalie,” one man said to his friend.

“I haven’t scored for months.”

 

 

What Are They Doing

A football widow decided to take an interest in the game in order to share her husband’s pastime. One Saturday afternoon she accompanied him to the local match. It was a good game: plenty of open play, good attacking movements and strong defense.

She was enjoying the game when suddenly all the players except one froze and stood like statues. The active player grabbed the ball and shoved it up his jersey.

Then he too remained motionless. The woman looked at the referee to see what action he was going to take, but he too was in a statue-like position.
‘Whatever are they doing?’ she asked.

‘Oh, they’re posing for the “Spot-the-Ball” competition’, replied her husband.

 

                                    She’ll Let You Do Anything

Ron and Terry were talking about football in the bar after work.

“Are you going to the Raiders football game on Sunday?” asked Ron.

“No,” replied Terry. “My wife won’t let me.”

“It’s easy to get out of that,” said Ron. “About an hour before the game, what you do is pick her up, take her to the bedroom, rip off her clothes and make mad, passionate love to her. Then she’ll let you do anything you want.”

“OK, I’ll try that,” said Terry.

All You Think About Is Football

Wife: ‘Football, football, football! That’s all you ever think about! If you said you were going to stay at home one Saturday afternoon to help with the house’ work, I think I’d drop dead from the shock!’

Husband: ‘it’s no good trying to bribe me, dear.’

 

  

                                           ADVICE FROM WOMEN TO MEN

1. The reason why our bras don’t always match our underwear is because WE actually change our underwear;
2. The next time you and your buddies make jokes about armed women in combat, take a poll to see which of you successfully aim at the toilet rim;
3. If we’re watching football with you – it’s not bonding – it’s their butts;
4. Whenever possible, please try to say whatever you have to say after the movie;
5. Lay off the beans several hours before bedtime;
6. Please don’t drive when you’re not driving;
7. If you were really looking for an honest answer, you wouldn’t ask in bed;
8. The next time you make jokes about female drivers, research the number of accidents caused by rubber-necking mini-skirts;
9. If only women gossip, how do you and your friends keep track of “who’s easy”?
10. Stop telling us most male strippers are gay: we don’t care;
11. When you’re not around, I belch loudly, too;
12. We don’t mind if you look in the mirror to check your appearance – in fact, please do!
13. When you’re out with us, please wear “our” favorite outfit rather than “yours” – the torn jeans and dirty T-Shirt will last longer that way;
14. If you must grunt in reply, please develop a system to indicate a positive vs. a negative grunt;
15. Don’t insist that we “get off the stupid phone” and then not talk to us;
16. Eye contact is best established above our shoulder-level;
17. Cleaning the house is not necessarily “women’s work”; besides, most of the “dirt” and clutter is yours anyway
18. Yes, we know most of the great chefs are men, why is it then you never want to cook?
19. We go to the Ladies Room in groups to talk about you;
20. Yes, we know you can probably beat us arm wrestling… however, very few raises or promotions were gained by arm wrestling

   

 

Remember Jesus saves and He wants to be your Savior. John 3:16 “For God so loved the world He gave His only begotten Son that whosoever believes in Him should not perish but have ever lasting life.” CONFESS your sins. REPENT ASK the Lord to come into your heart. ACCEPT the gift. TELL SOMEONE. FIND a church that believes in the Bible from cover to cover. God bless you

RECIPES FOR GOOD EATIN’ FOR THE SUPER BOWL

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Hii everyone!

First and foremost, I have to get this of my chest! GO SEAHAWKS!! They’re headed for the Super Bowel. Guess whose eyes are going to be glued to the screen. Yup, yours truly.

I placed the best chocolate brownie at the top. Dessert comes first. This is the way I belive.

I looked and looked for a good slider or mini hamburger and these are absolutely delicious. They are just in time for fixin’ on Super Bowel Sunday.

I hope you like them. Let me know. Do you have any slider or brownie recipes you can share with us?   

ABSOLUTELY DIVINE BROWNIES

10 tablespoons (1 1/4 sticks) unsalted butter

1 1/4 cups sugar

3/4 cups plus 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder (natural or Dutch-process)

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

2 cold large eggs

1/2 cup all-purpose flour (2 1/2 ounces)

2/3 cups walnut or pecan pieces (optional)

Instructions

1. Preheat the oven to 325. Spray an 8 X 8 baking pan with cooking spray,

2.  Then line it with parchment paper so the parchment hangs over the sides (this way you can lift the brownies right out). Spray the parchment too.

3.   Combine the butter, sugar, cocoa and salt in a medium metal bowl and fit the bowl on top of a pot of simmering water. Stir, watching the butter; if it’s not melting quickly enough, turn up the heat. Keep stirring until the butter’s all melted and you have a paste. Stick your finger into the paste and when it’s hot enough that you’re like “ow,” remove the bowl from the pot and allow it to cool a bit.

4.  Stir in the vanilla with a wooden spoon. Add the eggs one at a time, stirring vigorously after each one. Add the flour and stir until it disappears, then beat vigorously for 40 strokes with a wooden spoon (I suppose this develops the gluten a bit and helps give those brownies structure? Just a guess). Stir in the nuts and spread evenly in your lined pan. (At this point, you can sprinkle the batter with flaky Maldon sea salt, if you’re into that kind of thing.)

5.  Bake until a cake tester comes out mostly clean, 20 to 25 minutes. Let cool on a rack.

6.  Lift up the parchment on to a cutting board and cut the brownies into squares. Makes between 20 and 25 squares; I say, “Bigger brownies are better” so make 9 big brownies.

Variations 

Add a splash of coffee. This ups the baking time but gives a subtle hint of coffee flavor. For a quicker way to introduce coffee flavor, stir in some instant espresso. Just a little bit’ll do the trick.

Preparation time: 25 minute(s)

Cooking time: 25 minute(s)

Number of servings (yield): 9

 

MINI MAN BURGER

Ingredients

1/2 teaspoon onion powder

1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 

1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

1/2 teaspoon kosher salt

1 pound ground chuck

8 (3-inch) buns or rolls, split in half

2 to 3 tablespoons mayonnaise

Directions

1. Heat the oven to 250 degrees F. Preheat a griddle to 350 degrees F.

2. Combine the onion powder, garlic powder, pepper, and salt in a small bowl. Set aside.

3. Line a jellyroll orsheet pan with parchment paper and place the ground chuck in the middle of the pan.

4. Cream the meat with a large sheet of plastic wrap.

5. Roll meat with a rolling pin until it covers the surface of the pan; it should be very thin. 

6. Remove the pladtic wrap and sprinkle the mat with the seasoning mixuture.

7. Fold the meat in half, from side to side, using the parchment paper. Use a pizza wheell to cut  the meat into 8 even squares. Here is where the kids can help.

8. Wrap the buns in foil and place in the oven for 5 to 10 minutes. Meanwhile, place the burgers on the griddle. I use a cast iron skillet and cook for 2 to 3 minutes per side.

9.Remove the buns from the oven. Spread a small amount of mayonnaise on each bun and top with the burgerany other condiments as desired. Serve immediately.

HERE ARE SOME ADDED SUGGESTIONS

1.  Steam the hamburger over a bed of diced yellow onions, and used the onions and a pickle slice to top them. Tasted just like a slider from White Castle. Yumm

2.  Mix in grated cheese into the ground beef

3.  Grate Parmesan cheese and fried Bacon and place on the burger

4   Try crumble blue cheese on the burger.

5.   sauté some minced white or yellow onions.   Top with classic yellow mustard, but other options are endless. There are endless ways to fix these little burgers.

6.   Red onions can be sautéed  You can sauté red onions.

7.   Use American cheese and tomato, with Swiss and sautéed mushrooms.

Here is the next thing I’m fixing for Super Bowel Sunday. All finger food. East to eat while we scream and yell for our team!

 

Next week’s  are two recipes to fill the munchies stomachs.

Take care. Happy cookin’ and eatin’.  Remember Jesus Saves. If you don’t know the Lord, He died for me and you and arose again. He Lives. CONFESS  your sins or things you’ve done wrong. REPENT.  ASK Him to forgive you. ACCEPT the gift. TELL someone.  FIND and ATTEND a church that believes in the Bible from cover to cover.

My next blog will be on Thursday, January 23, Humor for the Soul; Friday, January 24, Bible Verses Food for the Soul and Sunday, January 26, my normal blog. Until then God bless you all.

“The Lone Survivor”-THE COURAGE OF OUR TROOPS AND OUR GOVERNMENT MISTREATMENT OF THEM

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I’ve never reviewed a movie before, but I have to discuss the movie “The Lone Survivor.” Before I do, I want to wish Michelle Obama, Happy Belated Birthday. I hope she enjoyed my birthday gift I gave her. The money spent to fly her on Air Force One, to and from Hawaii by herself, could have kept my husband and I comfortable for the remainder of our lives plus helped disabled vets or homeless vets. What do you think?

The number of interviews by Marcus Luttrell, who the movie is centered on in real life, by various newscasters peaked my interest. Probably one of the interviewees helped to seal my determination to see the movie after some of the comments he made such as the movie glorifies war and the military. Let me suggest to you, fella, to don your suit, hang them on the hanger plus your business shirt in the closet and place your fancy shoes in the closet floor in exchange for a uniform and combat boots. You need to go through basic training and then the stringent training to become a Seal. You’re going to find your butt right smack dab in Afghanistan for a tour. I bet you never open your big mouth about glorifying war and the military.

The movie displayed the agony of war and the comradeship of a small group of men, and their dedication to each other who against all odds fought off the Taliban. I closed my eyes when the lone survivor was captured for a few minutes by the Taliban, and they were going to behead him. I cried as each of the men in the group lost their brave lives. I cried when the Afghanistan leader of his village bravely defended the life of the American survivor, and they met again after Marcus’s recovery,

Talk about bravery and courage. One doesn’t realize the life our men lead in Afghanistan, and their zeal to fight for a people who want their country back. Also, my heart went out to this simple, village man; he is only a small representative of citizens of his country.

I am so proud of these young men and women who gave up their lives for a people who want freedom.

Another thing which stirs my wrath is the way this government treats its military under leadership of a president who reflects no tenderness to these brave souls. An example of this is a change in the way the disabled vets are going to collect their disability. According to the VA this change is going to make it simpler for them to expedite the needed disability. One drawback is each disabled must fill out the form on a computer. Now you and I know about government questionnaires. One example of this is our income tax forms we have to fill out. They take an accountant to fill our forms. Another thing is according to what I read all documents must be in order before the disability checks can begin. In other words, the vet can’t collect any disability checks from the time of injury. As now, the disabled vets receive a large sum once the disability is filed. This to me is so unfair. What are your thoughts on this?

Why is it these young and women do not receive the best care? The best treatment? Why is it the troops do not receive a hero’s welcome from the whole country?

On top of this the House passed a $1.1 trillion spending bill which cuts most veterans retirement benefits. The founder of Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America call this a total betrayal of those who served in the military.

Nearly 50,000 Iraq and Afghanistan veterans were either homeless or in a federal program aimed at keeping them off the streets during 2013, almost triple the number in 2011, according to numbers reported by the Department of Veterans Affairs.

The number among this generation falling on hard times is rising sharply even as homelessness among veterans of all ages and conflicts has been on the decline, according to the VA.

Advocates for the homeless say many of the estimated 2.5 million Americans who served in the two wars went into combat zones on multiple deployments, something many veterans of previous conflicts never had to endure.

“They’re coming home to a bad economy. The country is different. Their families are different. They are different. Plus they are dealing with PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder) and other issues around mental health,” says Gregory Scott, president of New Directions For Veterans, a non-profit assistance group in Los Angeles. So, what do you think is the cause of this?

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My heart goes out to the disabled, and the men and women who served this country. THANK YOU for your courage. THANK YOU for wanting to make a difference. And SHAME on the Congress and the man sitting in the oval office who doesn’t care about his troops. My prayer for you Mr. Obama is for you realize Jesus is Lord. He knew you when you were in your mother’s womb. He called you by name. He wants to become your King.

GOD BLESS OUR TROOPS!

For those of you, who don’t know the Lord; let me tell you Jesus died on the cross so all can become saved. He rose again. He lives.  CONFESS your sins. REPENT.  BELIEVE He rose again. ACCEPT the gift. TELL someone you accepted Christ into you heart. ATTEND a church which believes the Bible from cover to cover.  John 3:16 “For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son that whosoever believes in Him shall not perish but have ever lasting life.

My next blog is going to be on Tuesday, January 21 Recipes-Good cooking; Thursday, January 23, Humor for the Soul; Friday, January 24, Scripture for the Soul and then on January 25, my regular blog. God Bless You All. I welcome all comments. sle

 

 

BIBLE SCRIPTURES FOOD FOR THE SOUL

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Sometimes when life is challenging, and a script we didn’t write nor want, we become disappointed and dishearted.

Good evening, everyone. Today’s Bible verse is Jeremiah 29:11.

For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, saith Jehovah, thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you hope in your latter end. I didn’t realize there are thirty-six different Bible translations with them all varying in some degree in their words written, but meaning the same thing.

This is a promise made by God. I have to remind myself as my husband, and I walk through troubled waters of his ill health. Fear can step in and send me for a loop. My husband is actively losing weight and after seeing seven doctors and countless blood work drawn and procedures performed, absolutely nothing has been discovered. He is a shrinking man before my eyes, but not without pain and other symptoms such as weakness.

After thirty-seven years of being married to him going on thirty-eight years, this is scary to me as well as him. My anxiety runs rapid, or I internalize these concerns and find myself sick.

Yes, I know I’m supposed to trust in God. This is easier said than done. You would think after all the storms we faced both physical and financial plus countless other problems, I would not be afraid. But gosh darn it I am!

I don’t want to let go even though I know I’m suppose to. I know my Father calls each of us home when it’s time to go. Sometimes, when he becomes too sweet, I say to him, “Your sweetness is getting me nervous. Are you shining you hallo?” His come back is he’s getting the feathers for his wings. I tell him, “Nope, you already have those.”

How difficult it is for the partners of the one suffering to watch helpless and not being able to change anything. I have been known to tell the Lord, “Why not take me?” I know this is silly,

Yes, I continue to pray to let us find a doctor who can help my husband. He has one procedure left to do, and this is a muscle biopsy, plus he’ll see the ninth doctor, an Endocrinologists. Hope springs eternal. Maybe this procedure or maybe this doctor can tell us what is wrong. Maybe he’ll have the magic potion to patch up my husband for at least another twenty years.

So my lesson is to trust God and not to fear because He knows the plans that He has for both Jose and I. Who am I to step in? I must give him dignity to live or die. My job as his wife is to pray, believe and love my husband to the best of my ability. When one thinks of prosper, I think most of us think of riches. However to prosper also implies to exist in peace and tranquility. What is money without spiritual well being and physical health or visa versa? I guess for me. We can keep up with our bills every month. We certainly do not live in a mansion, but we have a place we can call home. Maybe, I need to look at the positive of this valley we are experiencing and find the thankfulness. There is a verse that says in everything be thankful.

Pray without ceasing; in everything give thanks; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus. I Thessalonians 5:18 God has set before me a wonderful challenge for my faith to grow deep like a tree with deep roots, so whenever a windstorm occurs or a hurricane comes along, the (my) tree won’t blow over. Praise Him in all things. For today we are three including our little dog, Rocky. After all today, this moment, is all any of us have.

If you read this I’d like to read what you have to say and what you believe. Until them, take care. God bless you all. Remember John 3:16 “For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son that whosoever believeth in Him should not perish but have ever lasting life. TAKE the gift. BELIEVE He died on the cross and rose again. He is a living God. TELL someone. FIND and ATTEND church that believes in the Bible from cover to cover and preaches from the Bible.

My next blog will be tomorrow on Sunday, January 19, my normal blog.  Shalom – Peace my friends.

 

 

LAUGHTER THE BEST MEDICINE

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Hi all!

Well, Super Ball is getting closer and closer. I thought you might enjoy reading some football jokes. Do you have any jokes you’d like to share with other readers here?  I hope you received a few smiles or laughs.

Empty Seat
A young man was very excited because he just won a ticket to the Super Bowl. His excitement lessened as he realized his seat was in the back of the stadium. As he searched the rows ahead of him for a better seat, he found an empty one right next to the field.
He approached the man sitting next to the empty seat and asked if it was taken.
The man replied, “No.”
Amazed the young man asked, “How could someone pass up a seat like this?”
The older gentleman responded, “That’s my wife’s seat. We’ve been to every Super Bowl together since the day we were married but she has passed away.”
“Oh, how sad,” the man said. “I’m sorry to hear that, but couldn’t you find a friend or relative to come with you?”
“No,” the man said, “They’re all at the funeral.”

Q: Why are so many Seattle Seahawks players claiming they have the Swine Flu?
A: So They don’t have to touch the pigskin! (I’m a Seahawk fan. I think this is funny!)

 

Ravens Fan

On the first day of school a first grade teacher explains to her class that she is a Steelers fan.
She asks her students to raise their hands if they, too, are Steelers fans.
Wanting to impress their teacher, everyone in the class raises their hand except one little girl.
The teacher looks at the girl with surprise, ‘Janie, why didn’t you raise your hand?’
Because I’m not a Steelers fan,’ she replied.
The teacher, still shocked, asked, ‘Well, if you are not a Steelers fan, then who are you a fan of?’
‘I am a Ravens fan, and proud of it,’ Janie replied.
The teacher could not believe her ears. ‘Janie please tell us why you are a Ravens fan?’
“Because my mom is a Ravens fan, and my dad is Ravens fan, so I’m a Ravens fan too!”
“Well,” said the teacher in a obviously annoyed tone, ‘that is no reason for you to be a Ravens fan. You don’t have to be just like your parents all of the time. What if your mom was an idiot and your dad was a moron, what would you be then?’
“Then,” Janie smiled, ‘I’d be a Steelers fan.’ (Please don’t hurt the messinger

4 Football Fans

A Redskins fan, an Eagles fan, a Ravens fan, and a Steelers fan are climbing a mountain and arguing about who loves his team more.
The Redskins fan insists he is the most loyal. ‘This is for the Redskins! ‘ he yells, and jumps off the side of the mountain.
Not to be outdone, the Eagles fan shouts, ‘This is for the Eagles!’ and throws himself off the mountain.
The Ravens fan is next to profess his love for his team.
He yells, ‘This is for everyone!’ and pushes the Steelers fan off the mountain. (My daughter and son are Pittsburg Steelers fans.)

Football Makes Sense

A guy took his blonde girlfriend to her first football game. They had great seats right behind their team’s bench. After the game, he asked her how she liked the experience.

“Oh, I really liked it,” she replied, “especially the tight pants and all the big muscles, but I just couldn’t understand why they were killing each other over 25 cents.”

Dumbfounded, her date asked, “What do you mean?”

“Well, they flipped a coin. One team got it, and then for the rest of the game, all they kept screaming was, ‘Get the quarter back! Get the quarter back!’ I’m like, Hello-o-o? It’s only 25 cents!” –

By the time Ted arrived at the football game, the first quarter was almost over. “Why are you so late?” his friend asked. “I had to toss a coin to decide between going to church and coming to the game.” “How long could that have taken you?” “Well, I had to toss it 14 times.”

A true college football fan is one who can sit in the front row at the 50 yard line and ask, “What cheerleaders?”

Football Rules from Various Political Structures

SOCIALIST FOOTBALL: After you score, the state takes half your points and redistributes them to the opposing team.

COMMUNIST FOOTBALL: After you score, the state takes away all your points and gives you back what the Central Bureau of Points designates as appropriate (according to your needs).

FASCIST FOOTBALL: After you score, the state takes away all your points and sells them back to you.

NAZI FOOTBALL: After you score, the state takes away all your points and shoots your team.

BUREAUCRATIC FOOTBALL: After you score, a tax of 80% will be imposed on the points. 10% of your points will be given to the scoring disadvantaged, 10% of the points will be given to the opposing team as an incentive “not to score,” while 60% of the points will be used by the state for administration.

CAPITALIST FOOTBALL: The Super Bowl — Winner Take All Top Ways To Improve The World Football League.

 

Take care.  God Bless you all. Remember Jesus saves. John 3:16 “For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son that whosoever believes in Him should not perish, but have ever lasting life.”

TAKE the gift-ACCEPT the gift-Jesus died for you and me. CONFESS you sins and REPENT. FIND a church that believe and preaches in the whole Bible.

I’ll submit a blog tomorrow on January 18 on Saturday Bible verses best medicne for the soul and then on Sunday, January 19 my usual blog.