POLITICAL: Amnesty = higher black unemployment

http://www.conservativeblog.org/amyridenour/2014/11/21/black-activists-speak-out-against-obama-amnesty-agenda.html

Amy Ridenour’s National Center Blog
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Main | Obama’s Amnesty Plan Incremental, True to Leftist Strategy »
Black Activists Speak Out against Obama Amnesty Agenda
by AuthorDavid W. Almasi | DateNov 21, 2014 at 1:16 PM

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Stacy Washington, talk radio host:

Well, black liberals, sorry — but I have to put you on blast.

Every time this country has pardoned illegal immigrants, crime and black unemployment have gone through the roof.  Don’t believe me?  Check the statistics from Reagan’s congressionally-approved amnesty package.  Not only did three times as many illegal immigrants as were promised become legal through the undiscovered intricacies of chain immigration, but the crime rate soared and black unemployment went through the roof.

Sorry again, black liberals.  You just got dumped!

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I am shocked — in the sense of “I’m shocked, shocked to find that gambling is going on in here!” Captain Renault in Casablanca — that there hasn’t been more outrage from Black Americans.

Never mind Ferguson — which is a national disaster — the minimum wage laws and encouraging illegal immigration are what should put protestors in the streets.

It’s another national disgrace.

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POLITICAL: Toss out ALL criminal Undocumented Immigrants — no excuses, no delays!

http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/after-obama-action-dhs-sets-new-immigration-rules-drunk-drivers-sex-abusers-drug-dealers-gun-offenders-not-top-deportation-priorities/article/2556517

BELTWAY CONFIDENTIAL: LAW
New DHS immigration rules: Drunk drivers, sex abusers, drug dealers, gun offenders not top deportation priorities
BY BYRON YORK | NOVEMBER 22, 2014 | 8:49 AM

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The Department of Homeland Security has just released new “Policies for the Apprehension, Detention, and Removal of Undocumented Immigrants.” Designed to fill in the details after President Obama’s announcement that at least four million currently illegal immigrants will be given work permits, Social Security numbers and protection from deportation, the DHS guidelines are instructions for the nation’s immigration and border security officers as they administer the president’s directive.

The new priorities are striking. On the tough side, the president wants U.S. immigration authorities to go after terrorists, felons, and new illegal border crossers. On the not-so-tough side, the administration views convicted drunk drivers, sex abusers, drug dealers, and gun offenders as second-level enforcement priorities. An illegal immigrant could spend up to a year in prison for a violent crime and still not be a top removal priority for the Obama administration.

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Surely they are kidding!

As I always say Gooferment is immoral, ineffective, and inefficient! And in this case, STUPID!

Sorry, but “prioritizing” should be if you don’t follow the law, you’re GONE!

In 30 minutes of less.

And, the southern border is a joke to be called a border.

Instead of looking for new ways to poke “We, The Sheeple” — and yes, that’s a euphamism — they should be asking for the resources to do the job right!

Instead of the IRS investigating and harassing Tea Party groups, they should be aimed at this current and present danger!

Argh!

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ECONOMICS: Dietary Supplements are cheap insurance

http://www.worldhealth.net/news/dietary-supplements-may-reduce-healthcare-costs/

Dietary Supplements May Reduce Healthcare Costs
Posted on Nov. 10, 2014, 6 a.m. in Healthcare and Public Policy Dietary Supplementation 

Dietary Supplements May Reduce Healthcare Costs

Hospitalizations for all U.S. adults over the age of 55 with coronary heart disease (CHD) cost the United States in excess of $64 billion in 2012. However, new research suggests that regularly taking certain dietary supplements may help to cut the number of hospitilizations for CHD, and thus also cut expenditure.

Christopher Shanahan and Robert de Lorimier, PhD, examined peer-reviewed, published studies that looked separately at relationships between omega-3 supplement intake and the risk of a CHD-attributed event, and B vitamins intake and the risk of a CHD-attributed event. The researchers then projected the rates of CHD-attributed medical events across U.S. men and women over the age of 55 with CHD and applied a cost benefit analysis to determine the cost savings if people in this targeted population took omega-3 supplements or B vitamin supplements at preventive intake levels.

Results showed that if every high-risk person (U.S. adults over 55 with CHD) in the target population were to take omega-3 supplements at preventive intake levels daily, there would be an average of $2.1 billion in avoided expenditures per year and a cumulative of $16.5 billion in avoided expenditures between 2013 and 2020.

Whilst if every high-risk person in the target population were to take B vitamins at preventive intake levels daily, there would be an average of $1.5 billion in avoided expenditures per year and a cumulative of $12.1 billion in avoided expenditures between 2013 and 2020.

“Many dietary supplement products are available in the market today that have been shown to have positive effects on heart health through associated clinical studies…Thus, the potential decrease of total health care expenditures in the United States is a strong argument for the daily use of dietary supplements,” the authors said. “This is a relatively low-technology, yet smart, approach that can be used by consumers, physicians, employers, and policymakers as a means to reduce personal and societal health care costs.”

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BUT of course, there’s no opportunity for Big Pharma to make big profits. And then be able to make big “campaign contributions”.

The big winnerw would be the poor victims of disease and the Taxpayer.

And we know where that ranks in the priority scheme.

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VETERANS: Bears #69 Jared Allen does homes for wounded warriors

http://www.homesforwoundedwarriors.com/

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Today’s first football game highlighted Bears #69 Jared Allen doing homes for wounded warriors.

Admirable.

 

BUT, (and there is always a BIG butt), why are the girls and boys in harm’s way in the first place. Did we learn nothing from Viet Nam?

 

Celebrate the Troops … …

… …  by bringing them all home now!

Dona Nobis Pacem

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SOFTWARE: 19 Year Old Windows bug!

http://www.networkworld.com/article/2849288/microsoft-subnet/how-does-a-windows-bug-go-undetected-for-19-years.html#tk.NWWNLE_nlt_microsoft_2014-11-20

MICROSOFT EXPLORER
By Andy Patrizio
How does a Windows bug go undetected for 19 years?

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By now you have likely heard of the 19-year-old Windows bug found by IBM late last week. If not, here’s the tl;dr version of it: IBM found a vulnerability in VBScript, Microsoft’s alternative to JavaScript which was introduced in Internet Explorer 3.0 and ran on Windows 95. Even today, the bug is impervious to the sandboxing features in Internet Explorer 11

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“New” isn’t completely “new”?

Argh!

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JOBSEARCH: Aggressive networking example

The Fake Plane Ticket
http://thomsinger.blogspot.com/2014/11/the-fake-plane-ticket.html

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Our hero in this story decided he needed to take a chance to get more time with the speaker than just a handshake and a business card exchange.  The speaker had mentioned heading home later in the day and my friend began to wonder how to capitalize on this knowledge.  He thought about this person getting to the airport and having nearly an hour of waiting for their plane.  It would be an ideal opportunity to have a meaningful conversation, however Dallas is a big city with two airports, so he needed to think about the possibilities.

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I’m not sure if I’d have even thought of this. Let alone had the chutzpah to do it. I’m categorizing this as “being bold” and “unafraid to spend a few bucks”. FWIW!

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RANT: Monsanto’s Roundup Pesticide is expsed

http://nutritionfacts.org/video/is-monsantos-roundup-pesticide-glyphosate-safe/

Transcript: Is Monsanto’s Roundup Pesticide Glyphosate Safe?
Michael Greger M.D.

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Similar results were found for other major pesticides. It took until 2014, but 8 out of 9 pesticide formulations tested were up to one thousand times more toxic than their so-called active ingredients, so when you just test the isolated chemicals you may not get the whole story. Roundup was found to be 100 times more toxic than glyphosate itself. Moreover, Roundup turned out to be among the most toxic pesticide they tested. It’s commonly believed that Roundup is among the safest, though, an idea spread by Monsanto, the manufacturer. However, this inconsistency between scientific fact and industrial claim may be attributed to the huge economic interests involved.

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I sense that Crony Capitalists are manipulating the Gooferment’s regulations.

I’m shocked!

“I’m shocked, shocked to find that gambling is going on in here!” Captain Renault in Casablanca

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QUOTE: “A good gauge of a statement’s fallacy is the conviction with which it is delivered.”

Heard one that I really like and want to share.

“A good gauge of a statement’s fallacy is the conviction with which it is delivered.”

—reported by Michael Greger M.D. in Weekly NutritionFacts.org Videos for 11/16/2014

So very very true.

I’m thinking “global warming”, “the good war” (oxymoron), and “(drug) prohibition”!

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INTERESTING: Is “sugar” causing an epidemic of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease?

http://nutritionfacts.org/video/how-much-added-sugar-is-too-much/ 

How Much Added Sugar Is Too Much?

Are table sugar and high fructose corn syrup just empty calories or can they be actively harmful?

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In 1776—at the time of the American Revolution—Americans consumed about 4 lbs of sugar per person each year. By 1850, this had risen to 20 lbs, and by 1994, to 120 lbs, and now we’re closer to 160. Half of that is fructose, taking up about 10% of our diet. This is not from eating apples, but rather the fact that we’re each guzzling the equivalent of 16-oz soft drink every day; that’s about 50 gallons a year.

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These may not be messages that the sugar industry or beverage makers want to hear. In response, the director-general of the industry front group World Sugar Research Organization, replied “Overconsumption of anything is harmful, including of water and air.” Yes, the overconsumption of sugar compared to breathing too much.

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How Much Added Sugar Is Too Much?

 

Are table sugar and high fructose corn syrup just empty calories or can they be actively harmful?

DARWIN: Grabbing the elevator cables in free-fall and slide down

http://darwinawards.com/darwin/darwin2013-04.html

The Doors: Break On Through
2013 Darwin Award Nominee
Confirmed True by Darwin

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It is reasonable that elevator doors should open with a determined effort, otherwise people are physically trapped inside elevators when the power fails. It is unreasonable to protect idiots from themselves no matter the extreme. And idiots are made, not born — the person in question had voluntarily swallowed a mix of decision-impairing substances bringing his BAC to 0.17% with a Xanax chaser. Unfamiliar with Xanax, this writer thumbed through the Urban Dictionary and found Xanax described as one of the more addictive benzos with withdrawal effects including psychosis and epileptic-type seizures.
Summary? A DARWIN AWARD is granted to Chad Wolfe, while a STELLA AWARD for legal stupidity is awarded to the Estate of Chad Wolfe.

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Personally, I LOVE the Darwin awards.

Maybe it’s uncharitable, un-Christian, and un-Jasper-like, but I find it hard to be sympathetic to fools.

I have submitted many stories, but only really came close once.

It would be the highlight of my internet “career” to have a winner.

While I’d pray for the topic of the story, stupidity is it’s own reward.

Argh!

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RANT: 30,000 missing emails from IRS’ Lerner recovered | WashingtonExaminer.com

http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/30k-missing-irs-emails-recovered/article/2556522

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The U.S. Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) informed congressional staffers from several committees on Friday that the emails were found among hundreds of “disaster recovery tapes” that were used to back up the IRS email system.

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Now things should get interesting!

Interesting that this dropped in on the “news dead zone” of the week end!

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POLITICAL: Ford aluminum truck is a Gooferment mandate

http://ericpetersautos.com/2014/11/13/alloy-ally/

Is Alloy Your Ally?
by eric • November 13, 2014

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The bottom line is that Ford is going over to aluminum chiefly to make it politically feasible to continue building a mass-market full-size truck. As I have ranted about previously, the “driver” is not market demand so much as government mandate.

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So here we have again politicians and bureaucrats making the market conform to their wishes.

And yet everyone claims that the USA is “free”.

Guess I have the wrong dictionary?

http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/free

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free adjective, freer, freest.

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5.exempt from external authority, interference, restriction, etc., as a person or one’s will, thought, choice, action, etc.; independent; unrestricted.

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So there is no ECONOMIC justification to buy one of these.

Argh!

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HARDWARE: Russian Plane Zaps U.S. Warship

http://www.lewrockwell.com/2014/11/gary-north/russian-plane-disabled-us-warships-missile-defense-system/

A Russian Plane Zaps U.S. Warship’s Missile Defense System
By Gary North
The Tea Party Economist
November 14, 2014

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An unarmed Russian bomber in April flew over a high-tech U.S. ship. A crew member pressed a button. Poof! No more missile defense system on the ship. No more radar. The ship became a defenseless floating coffin.

Then the plane flew over the blind ship a dozen times. Basically, it was “Nyah, nyah, nyah.”

This story got no play in American media.

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So, we are sitting ducks again.

Anyone remember Pearl Harbor?

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TAGONIST: “… … and killed a young woman”

http://www.policestateusa.com/2014/samantha-ramsey-shooting/

Kentucky cops raid teenagers’ field party, kill girl who tried to escape
Deputy faces no charges after shooting girl 4 times.
Posted on November 12, 2014 by Site Staff in News

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HEBRON, KY — Police charged into a darkened field trying to arrest teenagers for consuming alcohol without government permission, and killed a young woman in the process.

Boone County Sheriff’s Deputy Tyler Brockman Boone County Sheriff’s Deputy Tyler Brockman
The deadly raid occurred in the early morning hours of Saturday, April 26th, 2014. After witnessing “cars full of juveniles” and “hear[ing] loud music and people screaming,” Boone County Sheriff’s Deputy Tyler Brockman radioed for “several patrol cars for assistance, as it seem[ed] like a large party with underage drinking was going on,” according to an official report.

Deputies responded in force and attempted to surround the party, which was taking place on a rural road in Hebron, Kentucky.

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Deputy Tyler Brockman will not face any consequences for killing Samantha Ramsey. In November 2014, a grand jury issued him a “no bill” and effectively cleared him from legal responsibility for his actions.

Brockman claimed that Ms. Ramsey tried to run him over and that he was the victim. According to his version of events, he clung to the hood of Ms. Ramsey’s car in an attempt to enforce the law upon the fleeing suspect. In doing so, he feared for his life and had to open fire with his pistol.

“The shots were fired not only to save his life, but also the pedestrians walking on the road and the officers currently just down the road initiating other arrests,” the police report stated.

Although Deputy Brockman asserted that he “had no choice” but to kill the girl, it is evident that she would be alive had the police not arrived at the party in the first place. Samantha Ramsey’s untimely death was needless; her life was taken as collateral damage in the government’s overbearing control over a beverage. Fatalities like this are guaranteed when the law encourages armed enforcers to interject themselves incessantly into the lives of citizens.

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ANTAGONIST: Over and above the stupid laws about “(pseudo) War on (some) Drugs” — in this case: alcohol —the police botch the raid. What did they think was going to happen? And, was this their “first rodeo”? Where was the probably cause? And, of course, “no bill”. These “juveniles” were merely “mundanes”. Argh! 

PROTAGONIST:  The police were just enforcing the law, that is their job.  If a community does not like laws against underage drinking then they need to vote in people that will not write those laws.  As far as the incident, there is little to go on…from the little video evidence it appears that the girl was not going to stop her car after being ordered to do so by the policeman.  We don’t know what happened after that, except the officer’s report indicates he was stuck on her hood in trying to stop the vehicle and she was not going to stop…he was in fear for his life.

ANTAGONIST: Please, no more “voting makes difference”. What is the “community” but a flock of sheep to shorn, led, and eventually slaughtered. So the costumed man with a gun “orders” her to stop her car and she has to “obey” without question. Yes, it’s unfortunate that “COPS” was not the scene filming the “courageous” and “brave” police enforcing more drug laws. My question is if he was determined to stop traffic, why not block the road with the cop car? Would not that been more effective and safer for him? So now we have the death penalty administered without a court on the side of a Kentucky road.

You decide: Good Cop or Bad Kop?

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TINFOILHAT: PATCON and the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing

http://www.lewrockwell.com/2014/11/william-norman-grigg/the-feds-role-in-the-okc-bombing/

They’ll Be Back: PATCON, Oklahoma City, and Jesse Trentadue’s Lonely Crusade for Justice
By William Norman Grigg
Pro Libertate Blog
November 15, 2014

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It was during the second conversation with Quirk that Matthews explicitly mentioned his role as an undercover operative in an FBI initiative called called PATCON, or “Patriot Conspiracy.” This was a long-term provocation campaign in which the Bureau sought “to infiltrate and incite the militia and evangelical Christians to violence so that the Department of Justice could crush them,” explains Trentadue.

The man Matthews had known as “Don Jarrett” had been his FBI handler – and apparently still is, given the deference to him shown by Matthews. Now that the Regime has largely shifted its domestic focus from Muslims back to “sovereign citizens,” Jarrett is probably busy orchestrating homeland security theater operations involving the “Radical Right.”

Assuming that “Don Jarrett” is still the name of Matthews’ former handler, he may currently be working as an “Independent Insurance Professional” in Florida. According to his vita, Jarrett retired from the FBI in 1998, becoming an insurance investigator and security consultant for the NFL. It’s not clear how he wound up in Afghanistan last year: A May 1, 2013 email to Matthews reported that he was in Afghanistan, and that he expected to leave at the end of June. Using his last known email address, I sent Jarrett a number of questions to which he has not replied. Given PATCON’s history the chances are pretty good that wherever Jarrett finds himself, bad things are being done to innocent people.

“Ruby Ridge was a PATCON operation,” Trentadue has pointed out. “Waco was a PATCON operation. And so, too, I believe, was the Oklahoma City Bombing.”

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The Gooferment is getting bigger and bigger. The bigger it gets, the more out of control it gets.

Back tracking on key events — it always seems there’s Gooferment rat or rats in the proverbial haystack of needles.

This particular report casts doubt on the whole 1995 Oklahoma City bombing “story”.

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TINFOILHAT: LBL’s stand in killed?

http://www.lewrockwell.com/2014/11/no_author/lbjs-look-alike-cousin/

LBJ’s Double – Cousin Jay Bert Peck – And his Untimely Death
By Phil Nelson
November 15, 2014

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It all started in 1968, when a news item appeared in two national magazines announcing that Lyndon Johnson had a “double,” a man who was known to have “stood-in” for Johnson on a number of occasions when Johnson wanted his presence known to have “existed,” even though he needed to be someplace else at that point in time. Lyndon’s cousin, J. Bert Peck, had a close resemblance to Johnson, and a voice that sounded like him.

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The fact that these scenes were originally in the movie, as noted by the news articles above, but deleted at some later point, suggests that someone did not want the fact that Johnson had a “double” to become widely known to the public, at least in such a record that might become permanent, like a movie.  All of which begs the questions, “Who would have had the power to delete that footage, and change the movie description to delete all references to the “presidential” scenes and change the credits to list only “J. B. Pick” (instead of “Peck”) and instead of listing his character name (LBJ) it is only listed as “uncredited.”   One must carefully ponder this question and consider the implications, as part of this exercise in deductive reasoning: “Is it possible that LBJ picked up the telephone and called Jack Valenti one day in August, 1968, and asked (or, more likely, ordered) him to have those changes made to the movie? If not, how then did these obviously telling yet otherwise innocuous set of changes get made, and by whose order?”

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There was scarcely any other news about Jay Bert Peck’s murder, except for his obituary two days later.  The abbreviated news coverage on the death of Mr. Peck resulted in yet another unresolved anomaly:  Although he was found by his wife Dorothy shortly after the gunshot, when she ran into the bedroom to find him lying in bed with a bullet wound in the head, there was no indication in any report of a gun ever being found at the scene.

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Who indeed?

There are many murders associated with LBJ. Not the least of which is the Kennedy assasination.

I doubt we will ever know the truth.

A body double plays a central role in the Heinlein novel Double Star (1956). So, it’s very plausible.

I don’t know what to make of the whole tale. Except to duct tape my tin foil hat on a little tighter and trust politicians, bureaucrats, …

… and the “media” a lot less. If that’s even possible!

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LIBERTARIAN: So libertarians don’t use government programs or entities?

RESPONDING ON FACEBOOK

>So libertarians don’t use government programs or entities? 

When you’re in a rigged game, you have to play the cards you’re dealt. Your Gooferment has stolen my wealth that I could use to provide for myself, my family, and my neighbors.

So, what happens, when the Gooferment programs don’t cover the needs?

Then, I have to help my relatives, friends, and neighbors out of the pittance that is left to me.

And we then have TV commercials for Wounded Warriors pandering for an additional 19$ per month because the politicians and bureaucrats have squandered everything they have stolen.

>Next time there’s a fire or the need for the police who will a libertarian call? 

Certainly NOT the police. Look how much worse they make things when they roll in with an armored vehicle and an attitude. 

If I could control my money, my insurance company would provide fire and security. 

Research how Ben Franklin organized fire response by selling insurance. Voluntarily. If you didn’t buy insurance, they’d respond and bill you for the actual cost. Within a year, everyone subscribed. BUT it was a PRIVATE business. What we’d call today a non-profit. 

>You confuse Congress with the government. I extend an invitation every time I give a speech for people to come by our office. Our staff has one priority- the veteran. No megalomaniacs, no insidious thoughts on how to screw people. 

Unfortunately, it’s all just one big Gooferment. Plus, you’re part of the overall problem. 

>Just good people doing a good job for a fair wage. No better or worse than any corporation who seek every tax exemption they can find. No better or worse than the honest attorney or stock broker who gets lumped into the pot with the bad ones. Certainly no better or worse than the honest IT folks who aren’t using their skills to hack systems and steal personal information from supposedly secure systems. 

Well, we can quibble about “good job” and “fair wage”. 

Austrian Economics points out that without a free market, Gooferment has a computational problem.

Without two equal entities striking a bargain, how is a price established.

>People are bad not entities. 

Individuals are good and bad. It’s when they gather together and claim a monopoly on the use of force and claim the mantle of “government”, the really bad ones seek to control others.

>The founding fathers you love were the government. Now they were megalomaniacs – and racist, misogynists who wrote the rules to favor people whose reflection they saw in the mirror.

The Dead Old White Guys were trying to to create a State of Liberty. Freedom was unknown in the world at the time. “Love” is not the verb I’d use. 

Remember they created the Articles of Confederation that had a weak Federal Government to join the States into a Union.

Call them all the names you want but they were revolutionary libertarians.

What they created lasted very well for many decades. It started to go off track with the Constitution and the Federalists creating the Big Government that was perverted to what we have today.

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Bad people do bad things. Gooferment gives those bad people way too much power over individuals.

Argh! 

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And, stealing back (i.e., using Gooferment “services”) is all that a victim of today’s Gooferment can do.

“What do you call it when someone steals someone else’s money secretly? Theft. What do you call it when someone takes someone else’s money openly by force? Robbery. What do you call it when a politician takes someone else’s money in taxes and gives it to someone who is more likely to vote for him? Social justice.” — Thomas Sowell

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RANT: Obamacare should be rolled back

“Stupid.”

That’s what the architect of ObamaCare called you, the American voter.

He said they wrote the law specifically to confuse voters, to conceal what the law was about.

But now ObamaCare is going to face a day of reckoning.

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Argh! “health”, “health care”, “health care insurance”, or something else

But, I think we should thank these bozos for getting “health insurance” disconnected from “employment”.

Like “car insurance”, it should have ZERO connection to your employer.

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All due to the wage and price controls of WW2.

Aggravated by the Crony Capitalist tax code that allows business to deduct “health insurance expense” but employees can not!

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I hope that the R’s will correct this aspect.

If I was an R, I’d be passing bills like a machine gun. Then BHO44 can veto or sign. “We, The Sheeple” can make judgments from there.

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SECURITY: WSJ reports Cellphones not secure

THE WALL STREET JOURNAL News Alert
Americans’ Cellphones Targeted in Secret U.S. Spy Program

The Justice Department is scooping up data from thousands of cellphones through fake communications towers deployed on airplanes, a high-tech hunt for criminal suspects that is snagging a large number of innocent Americans, according to people familiar with the operations.

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Think this will wake up “We, The Sheeple”?

Think again!

Argh!

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RANT: Micromanaging the Free Market by politicians and bureaucrats

http://channel-surfing.blogspot.com/2014/11/this-mall-is-running-like-ghost-mall.html

Monday, November 10, 2014
This mall is running like a ghost mall
By Hank Kalet …. 8:00 AM

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My sense, as I said, is that we probably want to get ahead of the market forces that might otherwise determine the future of the mall. That doesn’t mean mandating what goes there, but looking at the zoning — signage, parking, allowable square footage — and trying to determine what will work best there. In the end, the mall may require a complete renovation — remember, Home Depot revamped the back end of the property to suit its needs. In fact, it may need a fresh start, as we are seeing with the Marketplace on Route 27.

I certainly don’t have the answers, but I would like to hear people asking the questions. So here goes: What would you like to see happen to the South Brunswick Square Mall?

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While I hate the Gooferment doing anything … …

… … it would seem to be a good park and ride.

And, say a service dealer’s intake, Brad Benson? STT? 

As well as, it could host a “market” like used to be on Route 18 before WalMart took over.

How about the township gives new business there a 10 tax holiday like NY State is doing?

It’s always the Gooferment causing market distortions.

Micromanaging the Free Market by politicians and bureaucrats is a giant mistake!

Argh!

Get out of the process to the greatest extent possible!

And, tell me again how the economy has recovered thanks to the FED’s zero rate interest, QE to infinity, and BHO44’s enlightened leadership?

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RANT: Prison Camp Training

http://patriotrising.com/2014/11/04/education-indoctrination-defending-searches-security-director-says-every-school-drugs/

Prison Camp Training: Rockford School District Edition

Education indoctrination : Defending Searches, Security Director Says ‘Every School Has Drugs In It’
Posted November 4, 2014 5:03 pm by PatriotRising

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The ACLU of Michigan, however, sees things differently. “It turns students into suspects in a place where they should be nurturing them and focusing on their learning,” Mark Allen, the agency’s spokesman, told Mlive.com. “There are ways to do a search that are more narrow and don’t implicate people’s privacy rights.”

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Let’s remember the true purpose of the Prussian Model Gooferment Skrules:

  • cannon fodder for the Army,
  • willing morons for the factories, and
  • useful idiots to vote for and be led by the elite

Sorry, but throw in the “dumbing down” Common Core and the virtual insessent Brain Washing about Mother Earth and Father State, what else is this but training for prison?

Argh!

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POLITICAL: Eminent Domain is abused by politicians and bureaucrats

http://www.offthegridnews.com/2014/11/05/city-to-bulldoze-350-working-class-homes-to-build-fancy-stores-thanks-to-federal-funds/

City To Bulldoze 350 Working Class Homes To Build Fancy Stores – Thanks To Federal Funds
Written by: Daniel Jennings  Current Events
November 5, 2014

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An Indiana city is planning to use eminent domain to bulldoze a 74-year-old neighborhood to make way for a real estate development.The city of Charlestown wants to demolish 354 homes for new residential development, and it would pay for it with federal funds.

Charlestown’s city council has declared the entire neighborhood of Pleasant Ridge — where some families have owned homes for more than 40 years — “blighted.” By using that term, it can throw out the mostly working class residents and tear down their homes to make way for new retail and residential development.

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“Eminent Domain” was never intended to allow politicians and bureaucrats to be in the Real Estate business.

“Blighted” is a loaded term.

Transient my <synonym for donkey>!

Argh!

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POLITICAL: Separate Health Insurance from employment

On a slightly different note, while I think Obamacare is a giant FAIL on so many points, I do think that it demonstrates the need to end associating medical insurance with one’s employment.

Car Insurance should be the model. You don’t lose your car insurance if you change jobs.

Let WalMart, Credit Unions, Fraternal Organizations sell Group Medical Insurance.

Just like Life Insurance!

Did you know that the Knights of Columbus invented Life Insurance for the poor working men. And, it took off like wildfire. My maternal great grandmother, a Protestant, bought in for her brothers by claiming they were Catholic. Until Met Life came along with a better rate. (Laugh!)

Obamacare may have given us lemons, but we can make lemonade out of it.

Then on to “pension reform”.

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VETERANS: Vet killed in home invasion

http://sacramento.cbslocal.com/2014/11/10/north-highlands-veteran-91-dies-from-injuries-suffered-in-brutal-home-invasion-robbery/

North Highlands Veteran, 91, Dies From Injuries Suffered In Brutal Home Invasion Robbery
November 10, 2014 11:27 PM

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</sarcasm> Happy Veterans’ Day. <sarcasm/>

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POLITICAL: World War I was a national disaster

http://tomwoods.com/blog/how-world-war-i-changed-america/

HOW WORLD WAR I CHANGED AMERICA
31st July 2014 by: Tom Woods

Robert Higgs joined me today as World War I week continues on the Tom Woods Show. Bob, a scholar of government growth (among many other things) is uniquely qualified to discuss the institutional and other changes in American life that resulted from the Great War.

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There is no doubt that the “Peace Candidate” Wilson put the USA into the European War.

There is no doubt that the Federal Reserve allow Wilson to “pay” for WW1.

There is no doubt that the draft was involuntary servitude.

There is no doubt that the USA was an isolationist (i.e., Swiss) neutral.

There is no doubt that the Lusitania was carrying munitions in violation of Neutrality.

There is no doubt that the Armistice set the stage for Hitler and WW2.

And, when we gather for 11/11 at 11AM, we should all pray Dona Nobis Pacem!

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RECOMMENDED: LIFELOCK

http://www.lifelock.com/refer/52005227/Ferdinand/

I use it. And, if you sign up, I get 10$.

Laugh!

Use offer code RUSH for a discount.

Argh!

Seems like a good service.

Given all the repeated hacks lately seems like common sense.

YMMV FWIW 

“Bon courage a vous tous”

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