Joseph Gilbert's Blog (25)

We extremists

There was an Op-Ed in today's Watertown Daily Times entitled On the fringes.

It stated that the party's endorsed candidates are "squirming" to explain what they are about.

I'm not squirming. I know what I stand for.



Limited government bound by the limits as set forth in the Constitution.

The Rule of Law where the government doesn't choose which laws to enforce and which laws to…


Added by Joseph Gilbert on March 7, 2014 at 7:35pm — No Comments

Time to make a difference

My name is Joe Gilbert. I am a candidate for Congress in NY's 21st Congressional District.

I am a retired US Army officer with 3 combat tours in Iraq and 2 Bronze Star medals. I have served 11 years total overseas throughout my 24yr military career. I have commanded a platoon, 2 companies and a battalion. I commanded the reconnaissance company for the Iraq Survey Group in 2003 and over 1700 Soldiers in Al Anbar Province for…


Added by Joseph Gilbert on March 6, 2014 at 10:47pm — No Comments

The "Party of No"

I was told that we can't be the "Party of NO."

So, I guess the alternative is we the Republicans should be the Party of "Sure, go ahead."

Democrats: "We're going to increase our national debt to $25 Trillion."

Us: "Sure, go ahead."

Them: "We're going to expand the welfare state until we obtain a permanent majority through government dependency"…


Added by Joseph Gilbert on February 4, 2014 at 7:02am — 28 Comments

MYRA is the next form of government theft of your wealth

Have you thought about what the president's proposed MYRA really means?

First, it is an admission that the Social Security system has failed. That was to be the government's retirement program. If we have Social Security, why do we need MYRA?

You don't. This program is straight out of the Center of American Progress' agenda. Almost word for word from their website.…


Added by Joseph Gilbert on February 3, 2014 at 9:14am — 1 Comment

My pledge in Washington

I have signed and pledge my support to America's Party Leadership Pledge, indicating that I am fully committed and accountable to upholding the following principles and purposes:

• We're One Nation Under God.

•The first sworn duty of every officer of government is to protect the God-given, unalienable rights to life, liberty, and private property of every person, from creation to…

Added by Joseph Gilbert on February 3, 2014 at 9:13am — No Comments

Proposed Amendments

There is a move afoot for a Convention of States for proposing amendments to the Constitution. The ruling class doesn't uphold the Constitution now. Will they uphold it if we propose more amendments? I doubt it.

I would only support 4 amendments.

1. Repeal the 16th Amendment and abolish the IRS. Go to a flat or fair tax system.

2. Repeal the 17th Amendment and put that key check on federal power back in the hands of the states. If a senator appointed by their respective state…


Added by Joseph Gilbert on December 20, 2013 at 10:08am — No Comments

Budget deal is a bad deal

I can't sit idle and silent on the great "budget deal" reached in Congress.

So, they've agreed to cut $23 billion from the proposed growth in government spending over the next 10 years.

The federal budget is $3.8 Trillion, with a deficit of $642 Billion. Total debt is #17.3 Trillion, 2013 annual revenues were $2.8 Trillion.

Put into terms of a household, minus a bunch of zeros:

If your family was $170,000 in…


Added by Joseph Gilbert on December 11, 2013 at 5:49pm — No Comments

God and government

I was asked of my faith and its origins. I am a Christian but don't normally discuss my faith here. But, because I was asked, I'll address it briefly.

I believe that if one believes in God, they MUST believe in Freedom and Liberty. If you believe in God, then you believe that God made you. If you believe that God made you, then He made you and put you on this earth to accomplish something. He put you here with a purpose.



Added by Joseph Gilbert on December 10, 2013 at 8:25pm — No Comments

Obama losing support of students

If you haven't seen this, Harvard conducted a survey of "Millennials" to determine their impressions on Washington, especially Obamacare.

In order to best interpret my impressions of the survey, please note the following statement taken from the article: “Overcoming today's bitter partisanship and governmental gridlock is essential to showing Millennials and all our citizens that Washington, D.C.…


Added by Joseph Gilbert on December 8, 2013 at 10:30pm — No Comments

The Tea Party was right all along!

Rumors of the Tea Party’s demise are greatly exaggerated. 

Before, during and after the government shutdown, the Tea Party was dragged through the mud, chastised, called names and even told that our movement should die.

This all came about because the representatives we elected on the promise to fight Obamacare dared to do so. The irony is now that the Affordable Care Act is beginning to be implemented, the whole country is beginning to see that the Tea Party was right all…


Added by Joseph Gilbert on December 8, 2013 at 10:00pm — 2 Comments

Oath breakers

America was never intended to have a professional political ruling class. But, that is exactly what we have now. Guys like Harry Reid, Dianne Feinstein, Nancy Pelosi, and our other elected representatives have become so disconnected from We the People they feel exempt from the effects of the laws they pass. They believe they are above the law itself. You'll hear them speak of "the American people" as if we are a separate entity,…


Added by Joseph Gilbert on December 8, 2013 at 10:00pm — 1 Comment

Why I'm running for Congress

I love this country. I want my children and yours to grow up proud to be Americans where they can achieve their highest aspirations and become their highest, best selves. I want a country that is not buried in debt that stifles economic growth and devalues our currency. I believe in a country where everyone has the same opportunities, but not limited by government to the same outcome.

I believe that in world affairs, we should be respected by our friends and rightfully feared by…


Added by Joseph Gilbert on December 8, 2013 at 10:00pm — 29 Comments

Join the fight for Freedom

I've been watching Obamacare's roll-out turn into Obama's unraveling. Or at least it should be. But the Left will survive whatever we say about Obamacare. Like it did with Benghazi, Fast and Furious, the IRS and NSA scandals too.

Obama's approval rating is tanking. His lies about his lies about Obamacare even have the democrats worried. Millions have lost their health insurance, lost their jobs, trading full time jobs for part time jobs and are really worried about the…


Added by Joseph Gilbert on November 11, 2013 at 6:53pm — No Comments

Life, Liberty and Property

No other economic system has brought more people out of poverty, provided for the health and well-being of millions and raised the standard of living more societies than capitalism. When people cooperate to fulfill their own self interest, they all benefit.

Capitalism and freedom are inextricably linked. When the Declaration of Independence was first drafted it read "We hold these truths…


Added by Joseph Gilbert on September 6, 2013 at 9:32am — 17 Comments

81% of Americans Are Against Intervention in Syria

There is no wonder why the vast majority of Americans are opposed to military action in Syria when the possible outcomes are so damaging:


1. The US military attacks with cruise missiles which does some damage, Assad stays in power, their civil war continues as it has. Why attack, no change? Except with no international support, the credibility of the US is severely damaged. Bad outcome. US forces are put in harm's way and we…


Added by Joseph Gilbert on September 3, 2013 at 11:50pm — 2 Comments

Muslims march in England to silence critics of Islam

Never mind that they are killing us. Never mnd that they preach Sharia law that is diametrically opposed to Western principles. Never mind they vandalized Britain's war memorials. 

We have no right to criticize? 

Added by Joseph Gilbert on May 30, 2013 at 6:46am — No Comments

Muslim deface British War Memorials

Following the Islamic terror attack where a British Soldier was killed in the streets, Muslims are now defacing British war memorials in a park in London. 

Added by Joseph Gilbert on May 28, 2013 at 7:41am — 1 Comment

Obama’s blood trail from Benghazi to Boston

This post needs to be read after reading the last one, "Obama's Saudi Connection."

I didn't write either article.  They weren't written by the same author or for the same audience, but when taken together, it makes better sense.

By Doug Hagmann: 

What do the murders of four Americans in Benghazi have to do with…


Added by Joseph Gilbert on May 20, 2013 at 12:27am — No Comments

Obama's Saudi Connection

This and the next post make more sense in context when the information is considered together. Then it makes perfect, scary sense.

From Obama's Marxist indoctrination from Frank Marshall Davis to the help from Valerie Jarett's father-in-law and help from the Muslim world that propelled Obama to the presidency.

Watch for the next post as well.

Added by Joseph Gilbert on May 20, 2013 at 12:23am — No Comments

Was Barack Obama Jr born in Kenya?

According to research at the British National Archives, Barack Sr. had a son on Aug 4, 1961.

In May 2012, someone conducted a search of the Archives using the search term “Obama” and found that an unnamed son of Obama Sr. was born in Kenya in 1961. Since the guy in the White House is the only known son of Obama Sr. born after 1960 and before 1963 when Kenya became officially independent from the UK, it is reasonable for us to conclude that Barack Jr. is that unnamed son of Obama Sr.…


Added by Joseph Gilbert on May 19, 2013 at 8:58pm — No Comments



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Political Cartoons by AF Branco


Joe Biden Vows: Give Taxpayer-Funded Obamacare To All Illegal Aliens In U.S.

Former Vice President and 2020 Democrat presidential primary candidate Joe Biden is vowing to give Obamacare, funded by American taxpayers, to all 11 to 22 million illegal aliens living in the United States.

During an interview with Telemundo’s Jose Diaz-Balart, Biden forgot that Obamacare technically bans illegal aliens from enrolling in healthcare plans — although illegal aliens are still able to obtain subsidized and free healthcare at Americans’ expense — and promised that under his plan, all 11 to 22 million illegal aliens would be able to get Obamacare.

The exchange went as follows:

DIAZ-BALART: When I … NBC moderated that first debate with you, I didn’t … I don’t recall a clear answer, under your plan should … would the 11, 12 million undocumented immigrants that live in the United States, that have been here many for generations, would they have access …


DIAZ-BALART: — to health insurance.

BIDEN: Yes, they … if they can buy into the system like everybody else.

DIAZ-BALART: Because you know, in [Obamacare] they can’t.

BIDEN: Yeah. Yeah, I know. Well they can, that’s my point. They continue to be able to do that.

DIAN-BALART: They cannot under the ObamaCare.

BIDEN: Well and that’s my point, they will though. They will be able to buy into … [illegal aliens] would be able to buy in, just like anyone else could.

Biden joins Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), and South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg — among other 2020 Democrats — in committing to forcing American taxpayers to pay for healthcare for illegal aliens who arrive in the U.S.

Already, due to loopholes, American taxpayers are spending nearly $20 billion every year to provide illegal aliens with subsidized healthcare, emergency room visits, and other health services.

Under the 2020 Democrats’ plan to provide taxpayer-funded healthcare to all illegal aliens living in the U.S., Americans would be billed potentially $660 billion every decade just to cover the costs. Other research has found that the plan would cost Americans at least $23 billion every year.

As Breitbart News has reported, experts have said that giving taxpayer-funded healthcare to effectively all foreign nationals who can make it to America’s borders would drive “strong incentives for people with serious health problems to enter the country or remain longer than their visas allow in order to get government-funded care.”

Despite 2020 Democrats’ continued push for taxpayer-funded healthcare for illegal aliens, American voters are overwhelmingly opposed to the plan. The latest Wall Street Journal/NBC News survey revealed that the healthcare-for-illegal-aliens plan is the least popular policy position, with opposition from 62 percent of U.S. voters.

Similarly, a CNN poll from July discovered that 63 percent of likely swing voters oppose providing healthcare to illegal aliens, along with nearly 6-in-10 of all likely U.S. voters and 61 percent of moderates. A Rasmussen Reports survey also found that likely voters, by a majority of 55 percent, oppose giving healthcare to even the most low-income illegal aliens.

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