LIBERTY: Mayor “owns” Hoboken; Sheeple go along?

Friday, January 24, 2014

http://www.irishcentral.com/news/Mayor-bans-St-Patricks-Day-parade-again-in-Hoboken-NJ-240073431.html

Mayor bans St. Patrick’s Day Parade again in Hoboken, NJ

The mayor of Hoboken, NJ has again refused to allow a St. Patrick’s Day parade in her town citing rowdiness and drinking…

By JAMES O’SHEA
Published Tuesday, January 14, 2014, 7:19 AM

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How can one bureaucrat “dictate” “bans”?

And the Sheeple just go along.

Wait until something they want to do is “banned”.

How does that poem go: “First they came for …”?

“America isn’t easy. America is advanced citizenship. You gotta want it bad, ’cause it’s gonna put up a fight. It’s gonna say “You want free speech? Let’s see you acknowledge a man whose words make your blood boil, who’s standing center stage and advocating at the top of his lungs that which you would spend a lifetime opposing at the top of yours. You want to claim this land as the land of the free? Then the symbol of your country can’t just be a flag; the symbol also has to be one of its citizens exercising his right to burn that flag in protest. Show me that, defend that, celebrate that in your classrooms. Then, you can stand up and sing about the “land of the free”.” — President Andrew Shepherd played by Michael Douglas in “The American President” (1995)

Sorry, but the Gooferment doesn’t have “power”. It only has the illusion of our consent.

I do not “consent”. And, while I alone may be too weak to stop them, when The Sheeple awake, bring on the guilotine. 

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RANT: No victim; no crime

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Police say 4 upstate NY bikers clocked going 138 mph on interstate, issued speeding tickets | Fox News 

http://www.foxnews.com/us/2013/07/22/police-say-4-upstate-ny-bikers-clocked-going-138-mph-on-interstate-issued/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+foxnews%2Fnational+%28Internal+-+US+Latest+-+Text%29

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So what? Why ticket them? What victim was there?

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RANT: 40% of U.S. food

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

http://www.marketwatch.com/story/want-to-save-at-the-supermarket-compost-2013-06-18?cid=djem_sm_dailyviews_t

June 18, 2013, 10:26 a.m. EDT
40% of U.S. food is never eaten
How composting could benefit pocketbooks and the environment
By Quentin Fottrell 

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New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s plan to require residents to compost their food waste may cause headaches for some families, but experts say it could also help cut their rising grocery bills.

Under the proposal, by 2016 the city will require residents to separate their food waste for collection. Organic waste in New York City — which could otherwise be recycled for fertilizer or natural gas — currently accounts for 1.2 million tons or 35% of landfills, and a pilot program on Staten Island achieved a participation rate of 43%, according to the mayor’s office. Last year, Vermont introduced a bill to by 2020 require residents to recycle their food waste — and 33% of the organic waste in that state already gets composted.

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Mayor B is an entertaining parody of a leader. 

First it’s the big gulp.

Now, he’s just helping.

Argh!

Is there anything that he can’t try to control?

Now don’t get me wrong, 40% waste, and really any waste, is a “sin”.

Growing up “starving children in china” were ofter used as a guilt trip.

For my own part, living alone, it’s hard to go to the supermarket and find packages for one.

In one recent trip, I could buy 8 pre made hamburgers at the cost of half the weight in bulk. Thanks to a freezer and vacuum sealer, I have 7 hamburgers for different days. 

Pre-made salad is cost effective for me. To buy the makings costs more and usually goes bad to quickly.

Sad to say, I depend upon the cafeteria at work for two meals a day. And, I hate week ends for the loss of it.

(Seriously, last week end I made up some hard bolded eggs. But the cafeteria’s are better than mine. Mine are hard to peel; theirs aren’t.)

Just like a “nursing home” except I have to do my own wash.

Laff!

So, I’ll try and do my part Mayor B and not waste anything. Hope everyone else does the same. Without your diktats.

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POLITICAL: Why do we have these TLAs?

Wednesday, June 5, 2013

http://lewrockwell.com/grigg/grigg-w327.html

The FBI: An American Cheka
by William Norman Grigg

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From its inception, the Soviet secret police agency was engaged in what we now call “Homeland Security Theater.” The same could be said of the FBI, which actually had a nine-year head start on its Soviet counterpart. J. Edgar Hoover’s two chief priorities were the collection of what the Soviets would call kompromat on significant public figures – politicians, policy-makers, celebrities – and the management of his secret police agency’s public image. With the advent of COINTELPRO in the 1950s, the FBI became fully engaged in a campaign of surveillance, harassment, disruption, and assassination (if only by proxy) targeting political dissidents. Since that time, the FBI has been a fully realized political police organization, in every evil sense of that expression.

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I remember the FBI story with Jimmy Stewart.

If I’d been paying attention I’d have seen the flaws.

Right at the beginning, a “federal agency” to handle interstate crime.

How could I have been so stupid?

The Goofermentcreates the problem with Prohibition and Banking laws, then of course they need an agency to combat what they create.

Stupid!

Well, 60 years later, I’ve wised up.

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POLITICAL: A license to sell food?

Monday, June 3, 2013

http://dailyreckoning.com/government-creates-a-new-criminal-class/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+dailyreckoning+%28The+Daily+Reckoning%29

Government Creates a New Criminal Class
by Jeffrey Tucker.

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Woo-hoo! It is a wonderful thing when the good guys win one for a change. Well, it wasn’t a total win, but it gives hope.

In a case brought by the Wisconsin state government — with full cooperation from the federal government — a jury refused to convict Amish farmer Vernon Hershberger on all counts for distributing milk, cheese, and meat without a license. He did he end up with one conviction, for which he faces a year in jail, but that’s nothing compared with what might have happened.

Now, there are still many people who would read the above and say: Wait just a minute here. You mean to tell me that a farmer was hounded by bureaucrats for selling his own food to others who wanted to buy it?

Indeed. His farm was raided in 2010, and much of his milk and cheese was destroyed by the police. The conviction was based on Vernon’s desire to fulfill his commitments and distribute what remained.

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A willing buyer from a willing seller?

Why is that the Gooferment’s business to interfere?

Argh!

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RANT: Organ transplants suffer front he lack of a free market

Friday, May 31, 2013

http://www.foxnews.com/us/2013/05/27/parents-dying-10-year-old-girl-challenge-organ-donor-rule-blocking-her-from/?intcmp=HPBucket

Parents of dying 10-year-old girl challenge organ donor rule blocking her from lung transplant
Published May 27, 2013
FoxNews.com

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Politicians and bureaucrats make diktats. 

It’s why we should have a marketplace.

May sound ghoulish, but it’s the only fair way to do things.

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GOVEROTRAGEOUS: Stockholm Parking Tickets?

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

http://www.theblaze.com/stories/2013/05/27/parking-tickets-issued-to-cars-destroyed-in-violent-sweden-riots-conservative-site-posts-proof/

CRIME
PARKING TICKETS ISSUED TO CARS DESTROYED IN VIOLENT SWEDEN RIOTS — CONSERVATIVE SITE POSTS PROOF
May. 27, 2013 7:45am Sharona Schwartz

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For the past week, immigrant youths rioted in Sweden. Riots that included the breaking of windows, rock-throwing at police, destruction of property and burning of cars. Swedish police tell the Associated Press that some 220 crimes were reported to them during the violent rampage.

But instead of cracking down on the perpetrators, authorities were busy issuing parking tickets on cars that were burned by the rioters. The conservative Swedish news site Fria Tider reports that owners of some cars destroyed in the riots were fined for parking illegally, while the Swedish police force described a low-key approach to the rioters themselves. Its reporter caught a parking enforcer in the act of issuing a ticket, and shot a photo, published above the headline “Parking Tickets Issued on Wrecks While Stockholm Burns.”

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You just have to laugh!

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Get your car destroyed by lawless thugs and a parking ticket too!

Wonder when it ail happen here?

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