Archive for January, 2013

Guns? Consider this!

January 28, 2013

With all the uproar over gun control, one may want to consider this | Peace . Gold . Liberty:
http://www.dailypaul.com/272243/with-all-the-uproar-over-gun-control-one-may-want-to-consider-this

A person steals guns, (WHICH IS AGAINST THE LAW), shoots and kills his own mother (WHICH IS AGAINST THE LAW), transports these guns loaded (WHICH IS AGAINST THE LAW), brings guns onto school property (WHICH IS AGAINST THE LAW), breaks into the school (WHICH IS AGAINST THE LAW), discharges the weapons within city limits (WHICH IS AGAINST THE LAW), murders 26 people (WHICH IS AGAINST THE LAW), and commits suicide (WHICH IS AGAINST THE LAW).

And there are people in this country that somehow think passing ANOTHER LAW banning guns would protect us from someone like this. If you haven’t noticed, people like this are not concerned about breaking laws – they only care about fulfilling their own twisted agenda.

The only people that a gun ban law would impact are the LAW ABIDING CITIZENS, which will only serve to cripple the ability to protect ourselves.

Secession: Freedom for Them But Not for Thee

January 27, 2013

Note that apparently the Potomac national Establishment is just fine with quite a number of historically recent secession movements, and lands that have won independence from what they had regarded as their foreign rulers.

NATO fought an American-led war against Serbia to support Kosovo’s war of independence from Serbia.

After a ten-year struggle against the Islamic government of Sudan, the mostly Christian Southern Sudan finally won its independence. The world stood by that long while operations supported by the Khartoum government bombed the villages of the South, Christian women and children were taken captive and sold as slaves, and many other atrocities were documented by Christian activists.

The West only got involved when Sudan then turned its attention on the Darfur region.

The American propaganda machine also supports secession for Tibet.

The Vietnam War was fought ostensibly to keep South Vietnam independent of the North and the government in Hanoi.

Americans rejoiced to see the former Soviet republics rush to grab the opportunity to ditch the Russian hegemony.

America’s current rulers are still even dancing the charade of supporting the principles of the Constitution and secession from rule by England.

America also supported Eritrea’s struggle for independence from Ethiopia.

And while on the subject, the United States’ Oabma administration fully supported a war of rebels against their own governments in the region of the Middle East, and is now supporting another in Syria with supplies, logistics, and the open secret is that American Special Forces are also there helping the anti-government forces. No matter that they are dominated by al Qaeda and Muslim Brotherhood.

Since they know as well as the rest of us how Egypt and Libya turned out, we can understand if you think maybe that’s what they want now in Syria, or somebody in charge wants…

Christians getting abortions

January 27, 2013

Laurence,

I saw your post on lewrockwell.com about Christians getting abortions and I wholeheartedly agree with it:
http://www.lewrockwell.com/blog/lewrw/archives/131442.html

That’s one big deal. Of course the Establishment gets in the way everywhere.

That was the idea with Roe v Wade I think, and why they did not instead do what ACLU-alumnus Ruth Bader Ginzburg wished afterward, that they had instead gone state by state and built momentum for abortion first. I think that’s what they’ve done with the gay “rights” thing. It was like they flipped a switch and started with the 1992 presidential campaign. Stories appeared in Sunday papers and long daily series in newspapers across the country about how abused the “gay community” was. (Never mind they were already way above average in salaries, professional status, management, neighborhood quality, and dominating the CIA operatives ranks).

In my frequent library visits and reading papers from around the country, this pattern was something to see. It was just like a command had gone out from some dark corner somewhere, and the result was this repeat across the country.

That campaign, just like Roe v Wade, was meant to corrupt the culture of the body politic.

Christians, atheists, and the ones who don’t care about all that would now be “free” to get a prenatal infanticide treatment at their convenience and at the behest and demand of the men in their life –such as Christian fathers who don’t want that kind of shame on their families.

Their idea was to make it easier to generate numbers of women who had secretly “gotten rid of” their babies and this would take a lot of the steam out of the reaction. This is why the women of Silent No More are so important to changing the narrative about prenatal infanticide. Making sure that women like the Roe of Roe v Wade understand that forgiveness awaits them. They are a good counterweight.

My wife was successful in stopping one mother from compelling her daughter in college from getting an abortion. She was working for the family at the time but her demands on her own performance and her integrity won the highest respect from them. She told her boss that the daughter was not going to get an abortion… and helped the family through it including the quick marriage.

It reminds me of what the slave owners in the old South did when their daughters got pregnant from one of their slaves. They would hide the daughter away, and that child would not live, or it might be “given” to the father’s family. The pressure was to eliminate the shame, though, along with any possible future moral claims on the daughter.

Abortion is one the decline in the USA, even more among the younger generation I think, and that’s why they have to push it so much and use the Doublespeak vocabulary.

(I have double-posted this quick note to my blog at www.trutherator.wordpress.com)

Where the new aristocracy lives

January 27, 2013

Government Thieves and Parasites at the Top of the Income Chain « LewRockwell.com Blog: http://www.lewrockwell.com/blog/lewrw/archives/131422.html

It takes a lot to surround the rulers with smart people at their beck and call, and to run their errands. How to make sure you have enough to keep them happy and well fed and loyal? Why, give them goodies! Robin Hood in reverse! Steal from the poor (and even more from those who are aspiring to upward mobility) to pad their own nest, with plenty left over to the loyal minions.

Good term discovered there: the Parasitic Potomac.

But these new rich, are they helping the hinterland? Are they taking inputs of materials, labor, technology, and business methods and producing outputs of more value for the rest of the population. By “value” I mean in terms of demand. What is a consumer or business willing to give in exchange for those outputs? Those outputs can be goods or services, or whatever is offered. The consumer makes an exchange that to him results in more benefit –more “value”. The seller accepts it as a better result than whatever resources he had to give up for the ingredients than went into the production of the outputs to the market.

Web search saves son; Organ trafficking; Milwaukee County Sheriff to residents: Arm yourselves

January 27, 2013

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A mother pushes the doctors to a correct diagnosis of her son’s symptoms after an Internet search and saves her son’s life:
http://www.shropshirestar.com/news/2013/01/21/shrewsbury-boys-life-is-saved-after-mother-googles-symptoms/

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Children go missing and their bodies found with missing organs in a town in Yaounde, capital city of Cameroun:
http://www.wnd.com/2013/01/city-panicked-by-wave-of-ritual-killings/?cat_orig=world

The report quotes people in the Camreoun town blaming this on local “ritual killings”. But not so long ago Central America was hit with a great number of kidnappings, many children and teens disappearing. A young American tourist was killed by a mob in one rural town in Guatemala, who thought she was part of this obviously organized criminal activity.

A perfect reliable source says these kidnappings were for the purpose of harvesting the organs. Politicians were involved, and very powerful international entities. The organs missing from the corpses in Cameroun are evidence of the same thing, in my opinion. Not that the “witch doctors” and pagan throwbacks, in now mostly Christian sub-Sahara Africa, are innocent souls. But organ trafficking is a BIG problem.

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A Burlington, Vermont local club shooting range has barred Burlington police from its facilities, after letting them use the facility for free over the last two years, because the City Council directed a charter change committee to “draft a ban on assault-type firearms and large-capacity magazines”:
http://www.stowetoday.com/stowe_reporter/news/article_03046eb8-6650-11e2-a068-0019bb2963f4.html

The club’s executive board “can no longer support the City of Burlington with such a prejudice against our club and its members, and has voted to suspend the City’s use of our range for its law enforcement. This action is effective immediately,” Boivin wrote in the letter.

The Burlington Police Chief’s public reaction to the news was very telling in its language, trying to look like he was concerned about a needed “dialogue”, as if it hasn’t been argued to death for two decades already and as if the thing isn’t getting demagogued to death already.

“It is unfortunate that this important and much needed community dialogue regarding gun control currently under way in the City of Burlington and across the Nation has resulted in this action,” wrote Andi L. Higbee, deputy chief.

Memo to Burlington Police Chief Boivin: Everybody knows what the issues are, and anybody who hasn’t already heard the “dialogue” can see this, unless you’re talking about the “action” taken by your CITY COUNCIL, hello, to disarm the good guys among your peaceful citizens, so you can make the bad guys among your citizens behave good. Right. We got it.

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Now over there in Milwaukee County, Sherriff David A. Clarke Jr. in a radio ad, warned his citizens that conditions being as they are, residents should arm themselves and take a firearms safety course ” so you can defend yourself until we get there.”
http://www.jsonline.com/news/milwaukee/sheriff-clarke-urges-residents-to-arm-themselves-with-guns-o38h47h-188375091.html

Get it? “Defend yourself until we get there”? Here’s another thing he said that paints the real-world picture:

In the radio ad, Clarke tells residents personal safety isn’t a spectator sport anymore, and that “I need you in the game.”

“With officers laid off and furloughed, simply calling 911 and waiting is no longer your best option,” Clarke intones.

Actually, it never was an option in the real world. I have cousins who live plenty far from the nearest police station, and the police stations are tiny and their numbers are tiny.

Okay. I stayed at a motel once upon a time where the manager did his business with a firearm strapped to his side, in plain view, cowboy style. He said a policeman had told him he was a lot safer that way.

Makes sense to me. After all, not for nothing that’s where cops put theirs, right, so (1) the bad guys can see them, and (2) they can get to them quick.

Nation’s founders and the banks

January 27, 2013

There is something behind the throne greater than the king himself. –Sir WIlliam Pitt.

“The world is governed by very different personages from what its imagined by those who are not behind the scenes. — Benjamin Disraeli

The real truth of the matter is that a financial element in the large centers has owned the government since the days of Andrew Jackson–Franklin D Roosevelt.

MY NOTE: Roosevelt was not completely right, he was “stretching” the truth. Andrew Jackson ended the rule of the central bankers when he vetoed the charter for the central bank. Alexander Hamilton and John Marshall were two founders who were manipulating behind the scenes against the Bill of Rights -in my opinion- because “By their fruits ye shall know them”. Hamilton pushed with all his might to establish a central bank for perpetuity — a private bank with a monopoly on all federal government transactions and with a view toward controlling private commerce– and Chief Justice Marshall presided over the decision to declare it constitutional.

The king outlawed the debt-free currency issued by the colonies in 1775.

“The refusal of King George III to allow the colonies to operate an honest money system, which freed the ordinary man from the clutches of the money manipulators, was probably the prime cause of the Revolution”. — Benjamin Franklin

Central banks control interest rates, and money supply. Every unit of fiat currency comes with debt attached. Payment for that debt is done with the issuance of more units of debt. So they have to continue expanding the money supply. (“The debtor is servant to the creditor”–Proverbs)

Probable quote from one of the founding fathers:

“I believe that banking institutions are more dangerous than standing armies… If the American people ever allow private banks to control the issue of currency.. THe banks and corporations that will grow up around them will deprive the people of their property until their children wake up homeless on the continent their fathers conquered.”

–Usually credited to Thomas Jefferson or Benjamin Franklin, more consistent in my opinion with Jefferson

“If you want to remain slaves of the bankers and pay for the costs of your own slavery, let them continue to create money and control the nation’s credit” — Sir Josiah Stamp, 1880-1941

Dominant Rockefeller, Morgans, Warburgs, Rothschilds…

Early 20th century.. J.P. Morgan’s rumor-mongering causing the panic of 1907. Life Magazine Frederick Allen of LIfe Magazine exposed it. Congress formed a commission to investigate headed by Senator Nelson Aldrich, later related to the Rockefellers by marriage. Later Woodrow Wilson signed the Federal Reserve Act as a promise for campaign funding.

Woodrow WIlson later said that this banking cartel now governed, and “democracy” was dead.

Charles Lindbergh, 1921 after the 1919 bank runs caused by a doubling of the money supply followed by a call for loan repayment by the Fed: “Under the Federal Reserve Act, panics are scientifically created. The present panic is the first scientifically created one, worked out as we figure a mathematical equation.”

That was followed by margin rules for stocks, with an option for a 24-hour margin call. Early 1929 the insider bankers quietly got out of stocks, then the Fed called in the margins, and banks collapsed. Then they shrunk the money supply.

Louis McFadden brought impeachment proceedings against the bankers: “It was a carefully contrived coccurence, international bankers sought to bring about a condition of despair, so that they might emerge the rulers of us all.” But he was poisoned before he could bring it to realization.

The bankers associated with the Fed bought a bunch of banks at the time.

“Give me control of a nation’s currency and I care not who sits on the throne.” Amschel Rothschild.

FYI: National School Choice Week

January 27, 2013

http://www.schoolchoiceweek.com/

Massachussets small business owners win case against civil forfeiture abuse

January 27, 2013

Liberty Crier » IJ Scores Major Federal Court Victory In Massachusetts Civil Forfeiture Case:
http://libertycrier.com/government/ij-scores-major-federal-court-victory-in-massachusetts-civil-forfeiture-case/

Arlington, Va.—In a major triumph for property rights, a federal court in Massachusetts dismissed a civil forfeiture action against the Motel Caswell, a family-run motel in Tewksbury, handing a complete victory to owners Russell and Patricia Caswell. In one of the most contentious civil forfeiture fights in the nation, Magistrate Judge Judith G. Dein of the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts concluded, based on a week-long bench trial in November 2012, that the motel was not subject to forfeiture under federal law and that its owners were wholly innocent of any wrongdoing.

The Institute for Justice and local counsel Schlossberg, LLC, brought the case to trial to expose the injustices of civil forfeiture laws that allow law enforcement agencies to pad their budgets by taking property from innocent owners who have never been convicted or even charged with a crime.

Further down in the article, we find something more telling and more ominous:

The Problem of civil forfeiture is widespread. In 1986, the year after the U.S. Department of Justice’s Asset Forfeiture Fund was created—the fund that holds the forfeiture proceeds from properties forfeited under federal law and available to be paid out to law enforcement agencies—it took in just $93.7 million. Today, it holds more than $1.6 billion. An Institute for Justice report, Inequitable Justice: How Federal “Equitable Sharing” Encourages Local Police and Prosecutors to Evade State Civil Forfeiture Law for Financial Gain, documents how the problem is growing worse. Between 2000 and 2008, equitable sharing payments from the U.S. Department of Justice to state and local law enforcement doubled from about $200 million to $400 million per year.

“Civil forfeiture is a draconian power that is too easily abused,” said Darpana Sheth, an IJ attorney. “This case epitomizes what an aggressive U.S. attorney wielding these laws can do to a small property owner like Russ Caswell.”

IJ President and General Counsel Chip Mellor said: “The Institute for Justice has documented time and again that civil forfeiture invites a lack of accountability, a lack of due process and a lack of restraints on government authority. Civil forfeiture needs to end. If the government wants to take someone’s property, it should first be required to convict that person of a crime. Short of that, you will end up with what the federal government tried to do in Tewksbury.”

You cannot trust governments with such power. You cannot trust them to handle issues that affect personal property with any “fairness” or “equality”, especially when their budgets would benefit.

Moral hazard, it’s called. Temptation by law. Power corrupts.

Imagine: “What were you thinking when you voted for this bill, Senator?” –“I wasn’t thinking”.

A long list of school shootings and the shooters’ psychotropic drugs

January 26, 2013
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I came across a very interesting and very long list of school shootings in a chart that also shows the psychotropic drugs associated with them:

School Shootings List « adventlife:
http://adventlife.wordpress.com/2013/01/18/school-shootings-list/

The drugs were a big part of the plot in the movie “Conspiracy Theory” with Mel Gibson. The main bad guy in the movie, played by Patrick Stewart, used them to keep the confused hero under control and disconnected.

Fast News Corner

January 26, 2013

The City of Juarez is one of the most violent cities in the world. 11,000 murders in just the last couple of years:
http://libertycrier.com/front-page/living-with-drug-wars-mexico/?utm_source=The+Liberty+Crier&utm_campaign=9702ed4cf4-The_Liberty_Crier_Daily_News_1_25_2013&utm_medium=email

One of the best things the United States could do for all Latin America is to decriminalize drugs. The War on Drugs has created a whole industry of criminals, and even made illegal gun smugglers of the United States Government in the Fast and Furious scandal.

Now a Mexican official has blown the whistle. He says the CIA “manages” the drug trade.

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Finally, the NAACP has discovered government over-reach, saying that Bloomberg’s dictate on beverage sizes hurts minority-owned bussinesses. The Hispanic Federation joined them in a brief supporting a lawsuit by the American Beverage Association.

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See, they don’t impose all those regulations to stop the big rich corporations, but they hurt the poor, the ones who cannot afford to get around them. This is petty tyranny, and the people want freedom:
http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/01/25/california-family-claims-theyre-unable-to-rebuild-home-ruined-by-fire-because/?intcmp=obinsite

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Charlie Rangel says we’ve got to do something to change the “southern gun culture” or something. Hey Charlie Rangel! Don’t you represent Harlen? What gives? How about doing something about your own constituents’ violent culture? And speaking of a code word for racism, how about checking out the history of gun bans in the USA? That’s right, there were plenty of them passed against black folks, and Louisiana for example that passed a law prohibiting arms possession by black freedmen.

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Sometimes the Business Insider publishes articles that belong in the party organ of the Socialist Workers Party, but in this case, they’re passing on to us a moment of “I told you so” from Russia. It’s true that Russia warned the West against overthrowing Gaddafi:
http://www.businessinsider.com/russia-says-the-west-created-terrorist-problem-in-mali-2013-1

They had their reasons, I had mine. Libya now has a privately owned central bank again to control its money –the first thing they did– and stopped the effort Gaddafi had led to expand his gold-based dinar currency into a pan-Africa currency that would bring prosperity to the whole continent.

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