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“The Worst, If Congress Eventually Passes The ‘Bailout’ Bill, Is Yet To Come”

September 30, 2008 1 comment

Socialist “Bailout” Could Spark Collapse

By Cliff Kincaid

September 30, 2008
NewsWithViews.com

While many of the talking heads and pundits on TV have been providing calming words of reassurance about proposed federal intervention in the financial system, analyst Peter Schiff of Euro Pacific Capital has been accurately warning for years about a financial meltdown and says that the worst, if Congress eventually passes the “bailout” bill, is yet to come.

Asked for comment on current media coverage of the financial meltdown, he told Accuracy in Media, “Absent when they have me on, it’s pretty bad.”

Many commentators, Schiff said, are telling people that if the bailout doesn’t go forward, there will be an economic crisis. However, “if we do it, there will be a bigger crisis,” he predicts.

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The Myth of the Morally Superior Yankee by Thomas J. DiLorenzo

September 29, 2008 5 comments

by Thomas J. DiLorenzo
by Thomas J. DiLorenzo

Hillary Clinton is a museum-quality specimen of a Yankee – self-righteous, ruthless, self-aggrandizing”

~ Clyde Wilson

Being born and raised in Pennsylvania, I am a northerner but not a Yankee. The same is true of my friend Lew Rockwell, a native of Massachusetts who would qualify for membership in Sons of Union Veterans. The word “Yankee” gained popularity in the early to mid nineteenth century to describe a particular brand of New Englander: arrogant, hypocritical, unfriendly, condescending, intolerant, extremely self-righteous, and believing that he and his were God’s chosen people.

Yankees have never shied away from using the coercive powers of the state to compel others to be remade in their image. That’s why compulsory government schooling originated in New England, as did prohibitionism. It’s also why Stalinism took hold in the North (especially in New York City) in the twentieth century, as did its offshoot, neoconservativism, in more recent times. Indeed, many of the more notorious neoconservatives openly admit that they were Stalinists in their youth and have never fully abandoned those beliefs.

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Bush Wants To Bankrupt America: There is Method To His Madness

September 29, 2008 1 comment

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Bush Wants To Bankrupt America: There is Method To His Madness

By Sam Hamod

07/01/03: “ICH” – – Some have wondered if GW Bush knows what he’s doing with his tax cut that benefits the corporations and the very rich, and cuts away the remaining money of the poor and the middle class. I say yes, he does know what he’d up to, as do his corporate advisors and his neo-con economist friends and theorists, chief among them Grover Norquist. Norquist has been the chief architect behind the dismantling of the American federal financial structure in terms of benefits for the common citizen, but has helped to create the superstructure of tax breaks for the very rich and the corporatocracy that now has a choke-hold on America.

The plan is very simple, but not obvious on first blush. Make sure that all the money is gone from the U.S. treasury, make sure the deficits are so great that all social and educational programs are cut, increase the military and security budgets to “protect our nation” with all these monies going to corporations and security firms who are extra-national (not tied to any country, but actually more than multi-national in that they are outside the purview of any nation at any single moment) and stave in the social security fund by allowing it to go to private corporations for “investment”-and you have the perfect scenario for saying, “only the private sector can save us-we’re broke and they have the money to run every program, fund every program, but of course, at huge costs and profits for the private corporations.” Our only resource will be the corporate lenders, especially the large extra-national corporations who will have loyalty to no one except their corporate coffers and large share owners throughout the world.
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‘Our Surrender Has Been Negotiated’ Jim Kirwan

September 29, 2008 1 comment

‘Our Surrender Has Been Negotiated’
Jim Kirwan
9-29-8

Americans do not seem to realize that there is only one point to having a congress at all: The purpose of the US Congress is to serve as a translator for the public, to their government that was suppose to serve the people, and thereby the nation. Congress has no “other” purpose!

I’ve been a vocal observer of this charade officially, for 44 years: during that time I have yet to see the needs of the public served, by the congress, or for that matter by any of the branches of government.

What I have recorded have been the outright crimes and treasons, as well as tyranny’s that this government has continued to do to the public: in the name of the public-essentially without any real consequences for the self-serving actions of this so-called government-whether in the name of setting polices or of creating “public standards.” These corrupt figures have never varied from their practice of selling out the people for personal and-or political gain; just as the subject of all their actions (the public) have never failed to ignore the crimes and treasons that government has continually done to their willfully deaf, dumb and blind approach to everything political!
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HOUSE LEADERSHIP INVOKES “MARTIAL LAW,” FORCING MEMBERS TO VOTE ON KEY BILLS WITHOUT FULL KNOWLEDGE OF WHAT THEY ARE VOTING ON: MOVE REPRESENTS EROSION OF THE DEMOCRATIC PROCESS

September 29, 2008 1 comment

July 28, 2006

HOUSE LEADERSHIP INVOKES “MARTIAL LAW,” FORCING MEMBERS TO VOTE ON KEY BILLS WITHOUT FULL KNOWLEDGE OF WHAT THEY ARE VOTING ON: MOVE REPRESENTS EROSION OF THE DEMOCRATIC PROCESS
Statement by Robert Greenstein
Executive Director, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities

The House Republican Leadership has announced its intention to have the House vote, before adjourning on Friday or Saturday, on several major pieces of legislation that are not yet available to House members in final form because behind-closed-door negotiations on the proposals are still going on.  The Leadership apparently intends to use a process known as “martial law” to allow these bills to be brought to the floor very shortly after negotiations are completed, with the result that Members of the House are likely to have virtually no time to examine and consider the details of the legislation before they will be required to vote on it.

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Dr. Paul’s House floor remarks on the bailout

September 29, 2008 1 comment

Dr. Paul’s House floor remarks on the bailout

Dr. Paul gave a quick speech on the House floor this morning concerning the bailout.  Due to the nature of the debate today, he didn’t have time to read his full remarks, which were put into the congressional record and are featured below:

The process of this bailout reminds me of a panic-stricken swimmer thrashing in the water only making his situation worse. Even a “bipartisan deal”—whatever that is supposed to mean— will not stop the Congress from thrashing about.

The beneficiaries of the corrupt monetary system of the last three decades are now desperately looking for victims to stick with the bill after they have reaped decades of profit and privilege.

The difficulties in our economy will continue because the Legislative and the Executive branches have not yet begun to address the real problems. The housing bubble’s collapse, as was the Dot Com bubble’s collapse, was predictable and is merely a symptom of the monetary system that brought us to this point.

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Eye-Opener: FOXNews.com Donald Trump on $700 Billion Bailout Plan

September 29, 2008 1 comment
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Friday , September 26, 2008

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This is a rush transcript from “Your World With Neil Cavuto,” September 26, 2008. This copy may not be in its final form and may be updated.

NEIL CAVUTO, HOST: Well, Donald Trump saying, anything close to that $700 billion bailout would be a black eye for an economy he says rushing into one big depression.

Real estate mogul Donald Trump joins me now on the phone.

Donald, you could take care of this issue quite quickly by writing a check yourself, but I guess that is out. What do you make of this?

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Rep. Michael Burgess – “we are under Martial Law”

September 29, 2008 1 comment

Rep. Michael Burgess – “we are under Martial Law”

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September 29, 2008

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Sunday, Sept 29, 2008

Rep. Michael Burgess (R-TX) reports from the floor of the House that the Republicans have been cut out of the process and called unpatriotic for not blindly supporting the fraudulent bailout. He says the only debate has been about what talking points to use on the American people. The most ominous revelation is when he claims the Speaker has declared martial law.

“I have been thrown out of more meetings in this capital in the last 24 hours than I ever thought possible, as a duly elected representative of 825,000 citizens of north Texas.” Said Congressman Burgess.

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Reporter Warns Staged Financial Crisis Part Of Fascist Coup

September 29, 2008 Leave a comment

Reporter Warns Staged Financial Crisis Part Of Fascist Coup

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September 22, 2008

Huffington Post writer threatened by neo-con bloggers after urging readers to remember Prescott Bush’s Fascist “Business Plot”

Steve Watson
[1] Infowars.net
Mond
ay, Sept 22, 2008

A reporter for the left leaning alternative news website The Huffington Post has been attacked by neo-con bloggers and phony right-wing patriots after pointing out that the current financial crisis is part of an intentional coup to transfer unprecedented power to the Executive Branch and place public funds in the hands of the global corporate elite.

Writer Larisa Alexandrovna, makes a number of salient points in an article entitled “[2] Welcome to the final stages of the coup…“.

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My crazy uncle; A call for a full psychological evaluation of John McCain

September 29, 2008 1 comment

My crazy uncle; A call for a full psychological evaluation of John McCain


The voting public deserves to know if their candidate is fit to lead

by Aaron Bellyacher
(Libertarian)
Saturday, September 20, 2008

Let me start off by saying that we all have a crazy uncle, and they deserve all the love and respect in the world. Their psychological conditions and impairments are of no concern to anyone but the immediate family, and that’s the way it should be for everyone, almost.

I think it’s a fair assumption that in order to be a successful president, one must be psychologically sound. I also think it’s fair for the general voting public to be privileged to an audited psychological evaluation for all of the major candidates.
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Gunny G: A Few Patriots, But Too Few….

September 29, 2008 1 comment

Kucinich says bailout doesn’t have the votes

09/28/2008 @ 4:51 pm

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As the Wall Street bailout talks continue, a critical Congressman Dennis Kucinich (D-OH) is not confident that House will pass the legislation, as he told The Hill. “If the votes were there, this would be on the floor,” he said. “The votes aren’t there.”

“Is this the United States Congress or the board of directors of Goldman Sachs?” Kucinich asked today. “Why aren’t we helping homeowners directly with their debt burden? Why aren’t we helping American families faced with bankruptcy. Why aren’t we reducing debt for Main Street instead of Wall Street? Isn’t it time for fundamental change in our debt-based monetary system, so we can free ourselves from the manipulation of the Federal Reserve and the banks?”
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“In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.” -Franklin D. Roosevelt

September 29, 2008 3 comments

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In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.
-Franklin D. Roosevelt

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A NATION IN CRISIS

September 29, 2008 Leave a comment

By Sheriff Jim R. Schwiesow, Ret.

September 29, 2008
NewsWithViews.com

Introduction

The Apostle Paul wrote of just such a time as exists in this nation today, a time when the people would be lovers of themselves, covetous, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy, without natural affection, false accusers, uncontrollable, despisers of those that are good, traitors, and lovers of pleasures more than lovers of God. In view of the fact that fifty million innocent babies have been murdered intentionally, which of course only highlights Paul’s offering of “being without natural affection.”

There does not exist a more apt description than this of the nature of the United States today, it is a nation that consists, collectively, of a people led away from God by divers lusts, it’s an ever-learning acculturation of those who are never able to come to a knowledge of the truth. It is in fact a nation of people who resist the truth, an irreverent fellowship of men of corrupt mind and reprobate faith.

A Warning to Parents

An inimical indoctrination of the people of this nation begins in the public schools where the ungodly elements of communism, sexual perversion, deviancy, false doctrines and a rejection of Biblical tenants are instilled in young minds and taught as gospel by an autocracy of Marxist persuasion. An open-minded and healthy examination of social issues is disallowed and a narrow subjective and politically correct curriculum is rigidly enforced. The National Education Association (NEA) a radical, revolutionary, and powerful labor union, using the political clout that they purchase with the dues of their members, has eliminated the traditional approach to the training of young minds in the basics of education and concentrated on a radical program of mind control and brainwashing to shape the values – I should say lack of values – of America’s children.

Parents, if you think that you have any input in the way that public schools educate your children you need to put that thought out of your mind quickly. The majority of public school systems view your children as property of the state and therefore beyond your control. Moral relativism is promoted and ethical codes and morality based upon absolute standards is not a part of their satanic bible. If it feels good do it is their motto and their creed. You need to get your children out of the public schools and you need to do it now before anymore of our children are corrupted and led down criminal paths to the point that many additional millions of dollars have to be spent on correctional facilities to incarcerate the emotional cripples turned into the streets by the public schools.

America in Decline

The United States has crossed a great divide and is now on a dizzying slide downward through an ever-quickening succession of events, both of the cosmos and of man-made induction, which are driving this nation toward a now inevitable time of a complete and climactic destruction. Prayers from an apostate people for deliverance from catastrophic events current and future will not be heard, in the parlance of the Bible it is a time for sackcloth and ashes.

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DEMISE OF AMERICA

September 29, 2008 Leave a comment

By Frosty Wooldridge
September 29, 2008
NewsWithViews.com

Can you hear the clock ticking on the demise of America? Yes, Congress expects to pass a package bailout deal to save all those bankers, realtors and lenders from their dirty deals for the past 15 years. They might as well tighten a tourniquet around America’s arm while her legs fall off.

A reader said, “I admire your efforts, and I admire your passion. I hate to say it, but I think the cause is lost. I don’t say it because I think the causes you push are unjust. Far from it. I say it because the globalists have done their work very well.

“Americans have been ‘enstupidated’. Having read John Taylor Gatto’s seminal work, and several thousand other books on history and political subjects, it just appears to me that the main goals have been achieved. The communist party agenda has largely been enshrined in State and (especially) Federal laws. Rule of law is dead, as well as is obedience and fealty to our Constitution. Most people, especially so called elected officials and law enforcement, are ignorant as to what is actually written in our Constitution.

“One thing struck me recently as I was re-reading John Taylor Gatto’s book. The goal of public schools is not education, but social control. It was to make revolution impossible by dumbing the populace down, and making them dependent upon their leaders. Previous generations of Americans (and other nations) often found their political leadership superfluous as they were more than capable and confident of seeing to their affairs without government direction.

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Call Ron Paul Correct About the Economy

September 29, 2008 Leave a comment
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Written by Charles Scaliger
Friday, 26 September 2008 19:40
Ron PaulA year ago, Congressman Ron Paul was just beginning to turn heads on the national electoral stage, owing to his presidential campaign’s unexpected success at raising money. Congressman Paul was briefly applauded by media elites — until the full meaning of his message began to sink in. For Congressman Paul, as almost everybody knows by now, is an uncompromising foe of Big Government, and the greatest champion of the Constitution in Washington for at least a generation.

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ThrowThemAllOut

September 26, 2008 1 comment

ThrowThemAllOut

Are You Tired of Being Ripped Off By Congress and the White House?

Is this Wall Street Bailout the Last Straw for You?

Well we have a chance to do something about it this November, on Election Day.  The people of Pennsylvania showed us the way.

Last year, Pennsylvania residents learned that their legislature–Republicans and Democrats–had connived in the middle of the night to give themselves a raise in violation of the state constitution, which said raises could only be given to the next cycle of elected officials, not to those who were voting. They got around this by declaring the increases “undocumented expense reimbursements.”

The citizenry rose up and in a leaderless grassroots campaign, they swept out off office many long-time members of the legislature who had voted for the measure, as well as a judge who backed the action (the state’s judges get whatever the legislators get)!

If Pennsylvania voters can do this, so can the rest of America.

Ron Paul On Your World w/Neil Cavuto

September 26, 2008 1 comment

Ron Paul On Your World w/Neil Cavuto

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Pakistan Investigating US Marine Activity Inside Marriott Hotel Days Before Huge Bombing

September 26, 2008 1 comment

Pakistan Investigating US Marine Activity Inside Marriott Hotel Days Before Huge Bombing

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September 24, 2008

Authorities probing into truck load of steel boxes unloaded into hotel in secret by marines

Steve Watson
[1] Infowars.net
Wednesd
ay, Sept 24, 2008

Pakistani authorities investigating last Saturday’s huge bombing of the Marriott Hotel in Islamabad are looking into evidence that US marines were occupying two floors just days prior to the blast and were witnessed unloading a truckload of steel cases inside.

“The authorities want to ascertain if it was a routine exercise or part of some special mission that does not have the approval of the government of Pakistan,” Pakistan’s largest newspaper [2] The News reported.

The reports of the mysterious activity [3] first surfaced in the Pakistani media on Sunday.

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Has the Election Just Been Cancelled?

September 26, 2008 1 comment

Has the Election Just Been Cancelled?

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September 25, 2008

[1] George Washington’s Blog
Thursday, Sept 25, 2008

CNN is [2] reporting that McCain has “suspended his campaign” and is asking Obama to do the same, due to the economic crisis:

Republican presidential candidate Sen. John McCain announced Wednesday that he is suspending his campaign to return to Washington and focus on the “historic” crisis facing the U.S. economy.

Is this the first step in canceling the elections due to “national emergency”?

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Ron Paul: Greenspan, Bernanke Should Be Criminally Charged

September 26, 2008 1 comment

Ron Paul: Greenspan, Bernanke Should Be Criminally Charged

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September 26, 2008

Congressman says civil unrest after meltdown could lead to martial law

Paul Joseph Watson
[1] Prison Planet
Friday, September 26, 2008

Congressman Ron Paul says that the bailout bill is likely to pass, heralding a 10-year plus economic depression for America and the potential for martial law should civil unrest arise as the financial meltdown worsens.

Speaking on The Alex Jones Show, Paul said of the bailout, “They want dictatorship, they want to pass all the penalties and suffering on to the average person on Main Street,” adding, “We will have a depression or recession, it’s locked in place due to previous Federal Reserve actions.”

“When they say that if we don’t do exactly as they say and turn over more of our money and more of our liberties and exempt themselves from any court in the whole nation, they’re trying to intimidate us and lead us into doing the wrong thing,” said Paul.

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Is the bailout needed? Many economists say ‘no’

September 26, 2008 1 comment

McClatchy Washington Bureau

Posted on Fri, Sep. 26, 2008

Is the bailout needed? Many economists say ‘no’

Kevin G. Hall | McClatchy Newspapers

last updated: September 26, 2008 08:01:53 AM

WASHINGTON — A funny thing happened in the drafting of the largest-ever U.S. government intervention in the financial system. Lawmakers of all stripes mostly fell in line, but many of the nation’s brightest economic minds are warning that the Wall Street bailout’s a dangerous rush job.

President Bush and his Treasury secretary, former Goldman Sachs chief executive Henry Paulson, have warned of imminent economic collapse and another Great Depression if their rescue plan isn’t passed immediately.

Is that true?

“It’s more hype than real risk,” said James K. Galbraith, a University of Texas economist and son of the late economic historian John Kenneth Galbraith. “A nasty recession is possible, but the bailout will not cure that. So it’s mainly relevant to the financial industry.”

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“Kicked Out of Congress For Asking Questions About 9/11″

September 26, 2008 1 comment

Cynthia McKinney: 9/11 – Now Or Never

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September 26, 2008

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Friday, September 26, 2008

Former Congresswoman Cynthia McKinney speaks at the 2008 Now Or Never event held in New York City. McKinney discusses how, on the very day of 9/11, she and other members of Congress were handed talking points to repeat the mantra that America was attacked because it was “free”. McKinney talks about how she was kicked out of Congress for asking questions about 9/11 and passionately reminds people that many individual acts of justice can tear down the walls of oppression.

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McCain and the POW Cover-Up

September 26, 2008 1 comment

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John McCain, who has risen to political prominence on his image as a Vietnam POW war hero, has, inexplicably, worked very hard to hide from the public stunning information about American prisoners in Vietnam who, unlike him, didn’t return home. Throughout his Senate career, McCain has quietly sponsored and pushed into federal law a set of prohibitions that keep the most revealing information about these men buried as classified documents. Thus the war hero who people would logically imagine as a determined crusader for the interests of POWs and their families became instead the strange champion of hiding the evidence and closing the books.

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Reporter Warns Staged Financial Crisis Part Of Fascist Coup

September 26, 2008 1 comment

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Reporter Warns Staged Financial Crisis Part Of Fascist Coup
Huffington Post writer threatened by neo-con bloggers after urging readers to remember Prescott Bush’s Fascist “Business Plot”

Steve Watson
Infowars.net
Mond
ay, Sept 22, 2008

A reporter for the left leaning alternative news website The Huffington Post has been attacked by neo-con bloggers and phony right-wing patriots after pointing out that the current financial crisis is part of an intentional coup to transfer unprecedented power to the Executive Branch and place public funds in the hands of the global corporate elite.

Writer Larisa Alexandrovna, makes a number of salient points in an article entitled “Welcome to the final stages of the coup…“.

Referring to the Bush administration’s “Wall Street bailout bill“, Alexandrovna warns that a fascist coup is in it’s closing stages, describing the proposed legislation as “treachery being conducted in the light of day.”

She writes:

“Now, if you do not yet understand that the Wall Street crisis is a man-made disaster done through intentional deregulation and corruption, I have a bridge in Alaska to sell to you (or Sara Palin does anyway). This manufactured crisis is now to be remedied, if the fiscal fascists get their way, with the total transfer of Congressional powers (the few that still remain) to the Executive Branch and the total transfer of public funds into corporate (via government as intermediary) hands.

[...] we already now have in writing, formally as presented to Congress, the intentions of this administration to nullify Congressional powers permanently, to alter Judicial powers permanently, and to openly steal public funds using as blackmail the total collapse of the US economy if these powers are not handed over. You do see how this is blackmail, do you not? You do see how this is a manufactured crisis precisely designed to be used as blackmail, do you not?”

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Why Is a US Army Brigade Being Assigned to the ‘Homeland’?

September 26, 2008 1 comment
Published on Thursday, September 25, 2008 by Salon.com

October 1 Surprise???

September 26, 2008 Leave a comment

October 1 Surprise???

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Ron Paul: 10 Year Depression? Possible Martial Law?

September 26, 2008 1 comment
Ron Paul: Congress Has Opted For 10-Year Plus Depression

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September 26, 2008

Congressman says civil unrest after meltdown could lead to martial law

Paul Joseph Watson
[1] Prison Planet
Friday, September 26, 2008

Congressman Ron Paul says that the bailout bill is likely to pass, heralding a 10-year plus economic depression for America and the potential for martial law should civil unrest arise as the financial meltdown worsens.

Speaking on The Alex Jones Show, Paul said of the bailout, “They want dictatorship, they want to pass all the penalties and suffering on to the average person on Main Street,” adding, “We will have a depression or recession, it’s locked in place due to previous Federal Reserve actions.”
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Heroic Act, Medal Denied – And A Debate

September 26, 2008 Leave a comment
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September 26, 2008
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Heroic Act, Medal Denied – And A Debate

Defense Secretary Robert Gates questioned a fallen marine’s award for covering a grenade to save his comrades.

By Gordon Lubold, Staff writer of The Christian Science Monitor

Washington – Sgt. Rafael Peralta died in Iraq in 2004 after covering a grenade to save comrades. But today his family and Marine brothers wonder why a grateful nation isn’t grateful enough to bestow upon him its highest military honor.

The Pentagon is awarding Sergeant Peralta the Navy Cross, the second-highest award for valor, and not the Medal of Honor, the award for which he was recommended by his fellow Marines, the Navy, and the Marine Corps.

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“The Biggest Fraud In U.S. History”

September 26, 2008 1 comment

NO AMNESTY FOR WALL STREET

By Chuck Baldwin
September 26, 2008
NewsWithViews.com

At the time of this writing, the U.S. House and Senate are poised to pass a $700 billion bailout to Wall Street. At the behest of President George W. Bush, the U.S. taxpayers are going to be on the hook for what can only be referred to as the biggest fraud in U.S. history.

Virtually our entire financial system is based on an illusion. We spend more than we earn, we consume more than we produce, we borrow more than we save, and we cling to the fantasy that this can go on forever. The glue that holds this crumbling scheme together is a fiat currency known as the Federal Reserve Note, which was created out of thin air by an international banking cartel called the Federal Reserve.

According to Congressman Ron Paul, in the last three years, the Federal Reserve has created over $4 trillion in new money. The result of all this “money-out-of-thin-air” fraud is never-ending inflation. And the more prices rise, the more the dollar collapses. Folks, this is not sustainable.

Already, Bear Stearns was awarded a $29 billion bailout, followed quickly by the bailout of Freddie and Fannie that will cost the taxpayers up to $200 billion. Then the Fed announced the bailout of AIG to the tune of $85 billion. Mind you, AIG is an enormous global entity with assets totaling more than $1.1 trillion. Moreover, the Feds agreed to pump $180 billion into global money markets. And the Treasury Department promised $50 billion to insure the holdings of money market mutual funds for a year. Now, taxpayers are being asked to provide $700 billion to Wall Street. (I hope readers are aware that, not only will American banks be bailed out, but foreign banks will also be bailed out. Then again, at least half of the Federal Reserve is comprised of foreign banks, anyway.) In other words, the Federal Reserve is preparing to spend upwards of $1 trillion or more. Remember again, this is fiat money, meaning it is money printed out of thin air.

All of this began when the U.S. Congress abrogated its responsibility to maintain sound money principles on behalf of the American people (as required by the Constitution) and created the Federal Reserve. This took place in 1913. The President was Woodrow Wilson. (I strongly encourage readers to buy G. Edward Griffin’s book, The Creature from Jekyll Island.) Since then, the U.S. economy has suffered through one Great Depression and several recessions–all of which have been orchestrated by this international banking cartel. Now, we are facing total economic collapse.

But don’t worry: the international bankers will lose nothing–not even their bonuses. They will maintain their mansions, yachts, private jets, and Swiss bank accounts. No matter how bad it gets on Main Street, the banksters on Wall Street will still have the best of it–President Bush and the Congress will make sure of that. This is one thing Republicans and Democrats can agree on.

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The Creation of the Second Great Depression By Ron Paul

September 26, 2008 1 comment

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The Creation of the Second Great Depression

By Ron Paul

25/09/08 “Lew Rockwell” — – Whenever a Great Bipartisan Consensus is announced, and a compliant media assures everyone that the wondrous actions of our wise leaders are being taken for our own good, you can know with absolute certainty that disaster is about to strike.

The events of the past week are no exception.

The bailout package that is about to be rammed down Congress’ throat is not just economically foolish. It is downright sinister. It makes a mockery of our Constitution, which our leaders should never again bother pretending is still in effect. It promises the American people a never-ending nightmare of ever-greater debt liabilities they will have to shoulder. Two weeks ago, financial analyst Jim Rogers said the bailout of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac made America more communist than China! “This is welfare for the rich,” he said. “This is socialism for the rich. It’s bailing out the financiers, the banks, the Wall Streeters.”

That describes the current bailout package to a T. And we’re being told it’s unavoidable.

The claim that the market caused all this is so staggeringly foolish that only politicians and the media could pretend to believe it. But that has become the conventional wisdom, with the desired result that those responsible for the credit bubble and its predictable consequences – predictable, that is, to those who understand sound, Austrian economics – are being let off the hook. The Federal Reserve System is actually positioning itself as the savior, rather than the culprit, in this mess!
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George B. Clark – Old Stuff You May Want

September 24, 2008 Leave a comment
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Ladies and gents,
I have finally decided to do what I mentioned several months back. That is to begin providing some of my printings, many original, many copies of ancient things that I’ve located over fifty plus years of digging.
Originally I offered them on cd’s but I’ve been having some problems with the material and my cd maker SO, instead I will offer them in a PDF file which you can download and print if you wish.
ONE point I would like to make. I claim a copyright on this material, so if anyone sends a copy to someone else I will be very peturbed. VERY.
I believe, and I hope you agree, the price I’m asking, for a load of research and work on my part, isn’t too much for anyone that wants a copy to pay me, themselves.
1. Register of Marine, Navy, and US Army officers serving with the 4th Brigade, the 5th Brigade, and with USA units in France. 85 pages of details.
This has been upgraded to include all differences I’ve found since the original printing. That was 54 pages in 12 point, this is 85 in 11 point. Many new additions, many corrections, much supplimental material found. If you are interested in further research in the part played by key members of each unit, you really should have this for further reference. Send $4.00 and I’ll send. No plastic, sorry.

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LYING BY MEDIA KNOWS NO BOUNDS By Cliff Kincaid

September 23, 2008 Leave a comment

By Cliff Kincaid

September 23, 2008
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The Washington Post gives candidates a “Pinocchio” for lying in campaign ads. But the Post, known locally as the Compost, has been telling some whoppers of its own.

First, the Post ombudsman, or consumer advocate, has admitted that someone (unidentified) on the national desk of the paper misrepresented GOP vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin’s remarks about terrorism and Iraq to make her look like a fool.

In another case, in what may be a first, the paper has criticized John McCain for running an ad based on information in the Post. The paper now claims that its own information was misleading.

Finally, at this late date in the campaign, the Post still has not uttered a word about Barack Obama’s childhood mentor, a communist named Frank Marshall Davis. Post writer David Maraniss wrote a 10,000-word article about Obama’s growing-up years in Hawaii, without noting that Davis was a significant influence over Obama during that time. Maraniss simply made the decision that the information was not significant or relevant and that Post readers didn’t have the right to know.

This is a case of lying by omission.

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RON PAUL ENDORSES CONSTITUTION PARTY CANDIDATE CHUCK BALDWIN FOR PRESIDENT

September 23, 2008 1 comment

Posted 1:00 AM Eastern
by Sarah Foster
September 23, 2008
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After months of refusing to endorse any candidate in November’s presidential election race, Congressman Ron Paul—who ran a hard race for the GOP nomination—announced Monday afternoon in a press statement that he was supporting Constitution Party nominee Rev. Chuck Baldwin.

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HURRICANE IKE, THE MEDIA AND HOUSTON by Alan Stang

September 23, 2008 1 comment

by Alan Stang
September 23, 2008
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[Announcement: Did you know Alan Stang has a new radio show? Click here for details.]

For many years, I did hard news. I don’t know why they call it “hard”; maybe because it is hard to get. To get it you hit the bricks and search it out. Hard news is the facts, what actually happened. Later, there is commentary, opinion about what happened. Of course, it no longer works that way. Most of today’s “news” is propaganda crafted by expert disciples of Joe Goebbels and Freud’s son-in-law, Ed Bernays to trick its victims into doing or not doing something.

Consider for instance Chris the Kook Matthews. He runs a show called “Hardball,” where he specializes in throwing softballs to Senator Hussein. Chris the Kook said that when he meditates on Senator Hussein a thrill runs all the way up his leg. Ask the normal men of your acquaintance about this. You will learn that a normal man would be mortified were he caught saying it. So Chris the Kook is not a normal man.

On the other hand, although I know that the recent Republicrud National Convention was a Hitler rally conducted in English and that Governor Sarah was chosen to quench the stench, it is perfectly true that the sight of her produces a thrill that begins at my big toe, travels to my ankle, where it kerbobbles a bit, proceeds upward to the knee and then to the hip, where it kerbobbles again. By the way, I checked with the Love Priestess. She said it’s okay. It’s normal.

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Gunny G: Next To Last Newsletter, Marine Richard Keech….

September 22, 2008 3 comments

GyG: I received this e-mail from Richards cousin, Joan Page Keech….

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“jpagespann@aol.com” <jpagespann@aol.com>
Sunday, September 21, 2008

This is my next to last Richard Keech Newsletter.

I am too filled with emotion to make any comments of my own. So here
is an e-mail I received recently from Richard’s daughter, Nancy and a
copy of a letter to his dad from his son, Steven, a letter so beautiful
and honest that it portrays Richard as I have never been able to.


Hello Joan,

In August, we visited my Dad twice at CTC in HDSP. My dad is confused
and withdrawn. He does not wear his hearing aids anymore because he
wants to “cancel out the prision environment”. The CTC environment is
horribly isolating and Dad is suffering because he wants to be around
friendly people. He says that this experience is worse than being a
Japanese prisioner of war. As a result, my Dad is giving up and dying.

The on-call Doctor told us last Sunday that the CTC medical staff had
initiated the paperwork for a compassionate release from prision.

As usual, we are always hopeful, that my dad can die at home.

Love,
Nancy

(As of today, no news about the compassionate release.)

Dad,

Have you ever read the book “dead zone” by Steven King? I’m not usually
a Steven King fan, but I like this one book. The thing about the book
is its theme. The book is all about the definition of the word “hero”.

The protagonist of this book knows something terrible is going to
happen. Everybody he loves is going to die, his lover, his child and
his friends. No one else in the world perceives this tragedy. As a
matter of fact, most people are unwittingly helping the tragedy to
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Ron Paul Speaks; The Ron Paul Revolution: Tribute To The Ron Paul Revolution

September 21, 2008 2 comments

Ron Paul Speaks; The Ron Paul Revolution: Tribute To The Ron Paul Revolution

Video: Ron Paul

See Also, same webpage, The Ron Paul Revolution, etc.

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Today’s Toons By: Pookie

September 19, 2008 Leave a comment
Today’s Toons By: Pookie
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Today’s Toons Fans….
Pookie posts his Today’s Toons at GoPachy.com daily–right at the top of the page (click link above)
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Freddie & Fannie Unconstitutional Bail Out….By: Devvy

September 19, 2008 1 comment

Freddie & Fannie Unconstitutional Bail Out Using What?
The National Expositor ^ | 21 July, 2008 | Devvy Kidd

Posted on Friday, September 19, 2008 9:25:34 AM by kellynla

Arthur Henning of the Chicago Tribune said back in 1935, “The New Deal will bring the Communist Party within striking distance of overthrow of the American form of government…” Mark Sullivan of the Buffalo Evening News also expressed alarm in 1935: “The New Deal is to America what the early phase of Nazism was to Germany…”

The nation is awash in fear because they are coming to realize that while they’ve been buying all the hype from the cabal of gangsters in Washington for decades, reality is now setting in as poverty is slamming millions who used to belong to the middle class. From dangerous lending practices to the derivatives time bomb waiting to go off and inflation getting ready to launch into hyper inflation, the situation is more grim by the week. A financial catastrophe so many have been warning about for decades, it’s all coming home to roost. The “perfect storm” as it’s being called. The beast is now devouring itself and we the people are caught in their cross fire.

Unfortunately, most Americans haven’t been listening. They’re either addicted to sports, shopping, porn, drugs or yaking on their cell phones while the world has been heading for financial Armageddon. Oh, they perk up when they hear things like how many new jobs Bill Clinton created! Clinton used to love to brag that he had created 14 million new jobs during his tenure. He did? Sure, and Mr. Jones can thank Clinton for all three of his minimum wage jobs while Clinton supported the destruction of our true and meaningful job bases: ag, industrial and manufacturing. George W. Bush has steadfastly supported the same destructive redistribution of America’s wealth into the hands of foreign countries while our people go without – backed up by both Democrats and Republicans.

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IS SARAH PALIN QUALIFIED TO BE PRESIDENT? PART 1 of 2 By: Devvy

September 19, 2008 Leave a comment

By: Devvy
September 11, 2008

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Juan McCain’s choice as his partner for the GOP ticket has, to put it mildly, created a media firestorm not seen in a long time. The attack on Gov. Palin has been vicious and relentless. It is both dividing and uniting Americans at the same time. The frenzy has created a circus atmosphere with sales of her designer eye glasses ($375.) shooting through the roof. There are disgusting photo shop (fake) pictures of her in scanty clothing, nudity, in a bikini holding a rifle, as well as outrageous claims about her life. In an effort to sort out the dung from documented truth, I’ve spent many hours trying to chase down the truth.

Probably the biggest rumor is that she faked her pregnancy and the newest child to her family really belongs to her daughter. Is there any proof of such an outlandish allegation? Mrs. Palin did not announce to anyone that she was pregnant until she was seven months along. It’s rather difficult to hide a seven month pregnancy and some wonder why she kept it a secret so long? I would think it might be because she and her husband knew their little baby was a Down Syndrome child and they just wanted their privacy for as long as they could have it.

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US MEDIA IS MENTALLY ILL By Dr. Laurie Roth

September 19, 2008 Leave a comment

By Dr. Laurie Roth
September 12, 2008
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I have been too hard on our media and U.S. news. I forgot for a moment that they have the taste and emotional needs of a 10 year old, they want to be an adult right now, but don’t do their chores or follow through with homework. If its Hanna Montana or Britney on TV they are right on the story. The new Britney (since Britney hasn’t shaved her head recently) to them is Governor Sarah Palin and family. They have slammed her faith in Christ, her marriage, her choices when pregnant with her disabled boy, her pregnant daughter, her experience and the assaults and orgy continue. Of course, the attacks don’t even make the cover of Inventors Weekly or Mad magazine. They are so out of reality that the Star Wars series doesn’t even want them as a back drop for the next attack star planet. No one wants the attacks from the Obama camp or our media whores except The Psychiatrist’s union to study and research extreme patterns of mental illness and pathological liars.

As long as the news is sexy, full of gossip or a slam on our country and conservative thinkers, they are fine. Give them real news, priorities and try to impart any sort of old fashion balance and loyalty, they have a tantrum, run away from home and flunk class. I’m getting tired of putting our media back a year since they continuously flunk out, now I say expel them and send them to a camp to do chores cleaning up their own horse manure for a few summers.

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McCAIN FEEDS PALIN TO THE WOLVES By Cliff Kincaid

September 19, 2008 Leave a comment

By Cliff Kincaid

September 13, 2008
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The McCain campaign is running an ad saying the wolves are out to get Sarah Palin. But the campaign fed her to the wolves in the Charlie Gibson interview. The interview, at least the part on foreign policy, looked like a police interrogation. The only thing missing was a rubber hose.

Conservative bloggers are complaining about Gibson’s performance, saying he got some facts wrong. But police have the right to lie in order to get a confession. The McCain campaign knew this going in.

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LISTEN UP, EYE ROLLERS PART 1 of 2 Deanna Spingola

September 19, 2008 Leave a comment

Deanna Spingola
September 14, 2008
NewsWithViews.com

People who rely on broadcast media and/or government education to formulate their perceptions often roll their eyes in exasperation and conspiracy-nut-contempt when exposed to reliable information that challenges their beliefs. For the majority, easy prey for predatory propagandists and history revisionists, the possibility that they have been blatantly deceived by their own government is unthinkable, despite the monstrous evidence of pandemic corruption. Denial is the proverbial mental comfort zone; it is an easy refuge. It requires nothing! Schopenhauer said: “All truth goes through three stages, first it is ridiculed. Then it is violently opposed. Finally it is accepted as self-evident.”

The U.S. Government lies, cheats, steals, misappropriates public funds, seizes and redistributes private funds, outsources middle-class jobs through phony trade agreements, succumbed to the privately-owned Federal Reserve, has given away or sold our technology and public lands to well-connected private citizens and/or foreign countries, has secretly initiated the North American Union, confiscates private property,[1] kills and maims its own citizens, kills and maims foreign citizens and has established a Nazi-style police state. Individual citizens would receive prison terms for comparable crimes. However, criminal cronies shield each other in and out of office![2] They rationalize these insidious behaviors as necessary with ambiguous phrases – “national security,” or “national interests,” as if everyone in the nation had a common interest, when, in fact, the people’s government serves corporate interests.[3] From extensive experience, they lie proficiently. Even more remarkable, our taxes pay for our own institutionalized indoctrination without our knowledge and certainly without our consent.

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OBAMA: I’M A CITIZEN OF THE WORLD PART 1 of 2 By Joe Kress

September 19, 2008 Leave a comment
By Joe Kress

September 14, 2008

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“I am a citizen of the World” is exactly what the United States candidate for president said before an audience of one million in his visit to Germany. John Kennedy said, “Ich bin ein Berliner, “but in a different context than what Obama said since Kennedy inferred he was in support of the people of Berlin in opposing the Soviets walling off all of Germany’s Eastern Zone. Obama, on the other hand, stated he is a citizen of the world, (not what one calls an American citizen).

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CAUSE AND EFFECT: WHY SCIENTISTS SUCCUMB TO POLITICAL CORRECTNESS By Frosty Wooldridge

September 19, 2008 Leave a comment

By Frosty Wooldridge
September 15, 2008
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Dr. Albert A. Bartlett, University of Colorado at Boulder, wrote another stunning paper concerning America’s love affair with self-delusion. Dr. Bartlett remains the premiere voice in America concerning the greatest predicament facing our civilization in the 21st century.

While everyone in America suffers from its symptoms from gridlock, air pollution, crowding and higher energy prices–no politicians from governors to senators address it. Most Americans either demonstrate any awareness or they dismiss it out of hand. Yet, it accelerates as THE single greatest dilemma facing America and the world in the 21st century.

“Throughout the world, scientists are prominently involved in seeking solutions to the major global problems such as global climate change and the growing inadequacy of energy supplies,” Dr. Bartlett said. “They present their writings in publications ranging from newspapers to scientific journals, but with a few rare exceptions, on one point they all replace objectivity with “political correctness.”

”In their writings the scientists identify the cause of the problems as being growing populations. But their recommendations for solving the problems caused by population growth almost never include the recommendation that we advocate stabilizing our population. Political Correctness dictates that we do not address the current problem of overpopulation in the U.S. and the world.

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THE FINAL DESTRUCTION OF THE MIDDLE CLASS By Joan Veon

September 19, 2008 Leave a comment

By Joan Veon
September 15, 2008
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The Great 2008 Transfer of Wealth

Americans are confronted with what appears to be the worse economic situation since the Great Depression. What will history say about the U.S. credit crisis turned global financial crisis? At every turn investors are faced with new problems, new crises, and less than desirable solutions which include debt, deflation and a transfer of wealth.

With regard to debt, the American taxpayer has been made the lender of last resort for international bank Bear Stearns and now the two Government-sponsored Enterprises-GSEs, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. On top of the $29B for Bear Stearns, Fannie and Freddie’s debt of $5.4T has been effectively transferred to the balance sheet of the USA. This is equal to the entire publicly traded debt of the U.S. which is also the same as the total of America’s mortgage-related assets. In addition to personal debt, every American now has a financial responsibility for Bear Stearns and Fannie and Freddie.

We, the people, have saved the foreign investors such as China which owns $376B, Japan which owns $228B, South Korea which owns $65B, Taiwan which owns $55B, and Australia which owns $33B, from losing faith in America. It is the stockholders, both common and preferred, that have been given the raw end of the deal. While large financial institutions such as JP Morgan, which owns $1.2B of Freddie and Fannie stock, said a complete loss would only erase one or two months of profits, contrast this to smaller banks such as the Central Virginia Bank in Richmond which has $20M in shares of Freddie and Fannie. That type of loss will put them in the same kind of trouble as Lehman Brothers, not enough capitalization. There are 15 other banks that hold 10% or more of their capital in shares of Freddie and Fannie.

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FREDDIE, FANNIE, FASCISM: WHERE WAS CONGRESS By: Devvy

September 19, 2008 Leave a comment

By: Devvy
September 15, 2008

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“I told all four that there were going to be some times where we don’t agree with each other. But that’s OK. If this were a dictatorship, it’d be a heck of a lot easier, just so long as I’m the dictator.” Gov. George W. Bush (R-TX), President-elect, December 18, 2000

Fascism: A philosophy or system of government that is marked by stringent social and economic control, a strong centralized government usually headed by a dictator, and often a policy of belligerent nationalism; oppressive or dictatorial control.

A little over a week ago, these united States of America took another gigantic step towards Fascism when the U.S. Department of Treasury and the unconstitutional, privately owned “Federal” Reserve” bailed out two more private corporations ostensibly to calm fears in the market:

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SARAH PALIN’S ANSWERS: VERY TROUBLING By Chuck Baldwin

September 19, 2008 Leave a comment

By Chuck Baldwin
September 16, 2008
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Alaska Governor Sarah Palin gave her first exclusive interview as John McCain’s Vice Presidential running mate to ABC’s Charles Gibson last week. Her answers were very troubling, especially to those of us who believe in constitutional government. On foreign policy, especially, Palin reveals herself to be just another neocon; one who would enthusiastically promote Bush’s preemptive war doctrine.

Speaking of the Bush doctrine, it was extremely enlightening that Sarah Palin demonstrated surprising ignorance as to what the Bush Doctrine is. Gibson asked: “Do you agree with the Bush doctrine?” Palin’s response: “In what respect, Charlie?” Continued questions revealed that Sarah Palin was totally ignorant of the Bush doctrine.

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A SALUTE TO OUR U.S. CONSTITUTION By Chuck Baldwin

September 19, 2008 Leave a comment

By Chuck Baldwin
September 17, 2008
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On this date in 1787, the U.S. Constitution was adopted. 39 delegates from 12 of the 13 colonies (Rhode Island did not send a representative) affixed their signatures to the greatest civil document ever conceived by men. Famous patriots such as George Washington, Roger Sherman, Alexander Hamilton, Benjamin Franklin, Robert Morris, Gouverneur Morris, James Madison, George Clymer, and Abraham Baldwin were among this gallant group.

Under divine Providence, it has been allegiance to the Constitution that has preserved our liberties and protected our very way of life. Most of the problems, failings, and frustrations that plague our nation today are due to the propensity of our civil magistrates to ignore or blatantly abuse constitutional government. Accordingly, fidelity to the Constitution would likely repair most of the damage done by this neglect.

It is the responsibility of a free people to jealously guard the principles upon which their liberties are predicated. For citizens of these United States, the principles that duly protect our liberties are contained in the U.S. Constitution, Bill of Rights, and Declaration of Independence. Therefore, it is incumbent upon every American to studiously familiarize himself with these documents.

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BRING AMERICA DOWN TO THE THIRD WORLD LEVEL By Frosty Woodbridge

September 19, 2008 Leave a comment

By Frosty Wooldridge
September 18, 2008
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With our financial foundation crumbling faster than a sandbar in the path of Hurricane Ike, do Americans understand the ultimate path of America’s treacherous future?

On NBC this week, 18,000 immigrants became citizens of the USA. They raised their right hand and swore to uphold the U.S. Constitution. Whether they understood it or not raises another question. They arrived from hundreds of countries already in the clutches of poverty. They arrive into the USA at over 2.2 million annually. They arrive from poverty-torn countries. They arrive in America as environmental refugees. Why?

Grinding poverty exists in Africa, China, India, Bangladesh, Mexico, South America, Indonesia, Russia and many other parts of the world. It chokes its victims in a vice-like grip of futility. It features disease, an uneducated populace, corruption and starvation. It’s called the Third World. Most of us have no clue how much suffering exists outside America while we spend $9.2 billion on weight loss programs every year.

Nonetheless, hundreds of letters arrive in my email box weekly from around America. But several times a month, letters arrive from foreign countries. One angry writer from Madras, India, a Mr. Singh, expressed his dim view of a piece I wrote concerning H-1B visas that displaced jobs from American citizens. We must remember that all 2.2 million legal and illegal immigrants arrive in this country as job seekers who will displace American workers by undercutting wages. Singh taunted me in his letter.

“I suppose you think I’m the enemy,” he said, “because I have taken one of your out-sourced jobs as well as an entire factory of workers here in India. However, we can make the product cheaper than you Americans. Your artificially high wages cannot compete with our labor market. Besides, it’s time Americans drop their artificially high standard of living to the poverty levels of the rest of the world.”

I wrote back, “Is it possible that you maintain an artificially low standard of living by sustaining an artificially high overpopulation level of 1.1 billion people? Wouldn’t India be better off with only 300 million like America? Wouldn’t China be better off with 300 million instead of 1.3 billion? Wouldn’t Bangladesh with 144 million people in a landmass the size of Iowa be better off with only a million? Wouldn’t your standard of living rise to the level of a First World country if you had a smaller population?”

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SEX AND THE BLACKBERRY by Marc H. Rudov

September 19, 2008 Leave a comment

SEX AND THE BLACKBERRY


by
Marc H. Rudov
September 18, 2008
NewsWithViews.com

Bedroom Boredom

Nobody was less shocked than I to learn that 87% of workplace professionals bring PDAs into their bedrooms and that 35% of them would choose these devices over their spouses. This is the finding of Sheraton Hotels & Resorts in a survey of 6500 execs from Australia, China, Germany, the UK, and the US.

Why are so many people literally in love with their BlackBerrys? Dysfunctional relationships and bedroom boredom abound, and people are choosing inanimate objects for companionship. Essentially, men and women loathe talking directly and frankly to each other and, consequently, become sexually entangled for the strangest reasons and in the wrong ways.

If you don’t believe me, just sit in the back row of a divorce court one day. Listen to the parade of parties, allegedly once in love, excoriate each other. This all-too-common downward spiral occurs when spouses cohabit without ever experiencing emotional intimacy, from avoiding more issues than they discuss.

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