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Saturday, July 23, 2011

News Bias, Civil Disobedience, and John Adams’ Rule of Thumb

When big government has co-opted the "fourth estate" (journalism), then "we the people" are confronted with a fearsome master indeed

News Bias, Civil Disobedience, and John Adams’ Rule of Thumb

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 By Jim O'Neill  Saturday, July 23, 2011 image“I heartily accept the motto, ‘That government is best which governs least;’ and I should like to see it acted up to more rapidly and systematically. Carried out, it finally amounts to this, which also I believe—‘That government is best which governs not at all;’ and when men are prepared for it, that will be the kind of government which we will have.”Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862) From his essay “On the Duty of Civil Disobedience” 1849
“Government is not reason; it is not eloquent; it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master.”George Washington (1732-1799)
Well, now we know why the first President of the United States warned us that government is “a dangerous servant, and a fearful master,” do we not? And when big government has co-opted the “fourth estate” (journalism), as it now has, then “we the people” are confronted with a fearsome master indeed.
Almost all of our TV “news” shows are unacknowledged, unchallenged, and unopposed Far Left to Moderate Left, pro-Big Government apologists. Occasionally they will make a daring foray out into the hinterlands of “fly-over country,” and run a slanted expose on what those wacky Tea Party people are up to, but mostly they stick with their schtick—smug, anti-American, elitist doublethink. Link                     
I believe that the psychic/mental/emotional toll of constantly being exposed to the cognitive dissonance caused by liberal doublethink is steep. The constant use of hypocrisy and double standards as your leitmotif will exact a dear price sooner or later. As evidence for my case I point to your typical liberal. The prosecution rests. Link     

Extreme left-wing bias in America’s “news” venues

As has been glaringly obvious for some time, to all but the most thick-headed or indoctrinated (same/same), there is an extreme left-wing bias in America’s “news” venues. Have you ever found yourself watching a Left/“Right” debate on TV, and saying to yourself “I don’t agree with either of these idiots—neither of them is addressing the real issues we face.” “We the people” have been slowly and deliberately excluded from the “national conversation.” Mainstream America has been quite intentionally snubbed, and left without a voice. We have no skin in the game, so to speak. Link
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rolling thunder and general lee � ~ BLOGGER.GUNNY.G.1984 ~ (BLOG & EMAIL)

rolling thunder and general lee � ~

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"rolling thunder and general lee
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ROLLING THUNDER AND GENERAL LEE

Like sentries standing silent – Guarding a king or queen -

A carpet of green surrounds them – Muffling the foot falls at the scene -

School children on a tour – Are told of soldiers still unknown -

Guided by an Old Guard Soldier – Speaking in a somber tone -

Up the road brave Marines – Raise the flag on a granite mount -

Just above the Black Wall – To a War, some don’t count -

Just above sits Abe Lincoln –"........................
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Utopia? Hardly ~ “Disturbingly, the man who warned of an American Napoleon became the American Napoleon” � ~ BLOGGER.GUNNY.G.1984 ~ (BLOG & EMAIL)

Utopia? Hardly ~

“Disturbingly, the man who warned of an American Napoleon became the American Napoleon”

� ~ BLOGGER.GUNNY.G.1984 ~ (BLOG & EMAIL):

"Utopia? Hardly ~ “Disturbingly, the man who warned of an American Napoleon became the American Napoleon”
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Disturbingly, the man who warned of an American Napoleon became the American Napoleon.

Which brings me to a personal confession: Joe Sobran has softened my thinking on Lincoln. When I came to study the Civil War, and study it in-depth, over eight years, it occurred to me that, truly, the conflict is more properly named the War for Southern Independence.

The Northern view of the war which I had been spoon-fed in school parrots the earlier English view of the colonial (American) War of Independence — right down to laughing at the notion that the relevant rebels could possibly claim to be fighting for freedom, merely because of the issue of slavery. By the way, the English figured things out the second time around — and rooted for the Confederacy. In that regard, see Sheldon Vanauken‘s The Glittering Illusion.

This Anglo-Northern myth is exactly that — a myth. Because"..................

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Commentary: Impeach Obama Now | Veterans Today

Commentary: Impeach Obama Now | Veterans Today:

"It’s time to impeach President Obama and urge candidates who stand for peace to run in the upcoming presidential primaries.

President Obama is no Democrat in the traditional meaning of the word. He has not only failed to tackle the nation’s unemployment woes and retraining needs, as a real Democrat would do, but he’s been a player in the Bankers’ Bailout and he’s indicated his willingness to compromise Social Security and Medicare, two highly successful, humanitarian systems that are a lifeline to the vast majority of the nation’s elderly, sick, and infirm.

Mr. Obama has also failed to lift his hand effectively in behalf of the struggling poor, particularly our Hispanic, African-American and rural poor. Again, as in the time of Franklin Roosevelt, we see one-third of a nation ill-housed, while true unemployment hovers at Depression Era levels, closer to 20 per cent than 10 per cent and college graduates cannot find jobs."

The Left Wing Circular Firing Squad

The Left Wing Circular Firing Squad:

"Liberals have set themselves up for failure primarily because, as the rest of us all know, liberalism does not work. The fact that liberalism does not work stuns liberals.

They disbelieve this fact because they so religiously believe in liberalism. And as liberalism fails, every piece of it falls like dominoes because liberals always align themselves into a circular firing squad.

When “moderates”, i.e. liberals who do not want to be associated with the toxic ideals of liberalism, get into the circle and start shooting things go downhill even faster. This is simply unavoidable.

For the uninitiated, a circular firing squad is an analogy for a bunch of people who have the same goal. Perhaps it is a common enemy. But in pursuit of that goal everyone is required to harm those that have the same goal as they do.

Thus the hilarious concept of a bunch of people standing around in a circle, each with a gun pointed at the back of the head of the person in front of them. When the triggers are pulled everyone in the circle drops dead.

Do not believe me that liberalism is like this? Oh, then you do need to pay better attention to what is going on in the world. All liberals have a common enemy. That enemy is limited government, liberty and the United States of America as it was founded to be."

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Give Us Liberty

Give Us Liberty:

"OBAMA WHINES ABOUT HIS JOB...SAYS THAT THE NATION'S DEBT PROBLEM IS KEEPING HIM FROM HIS DAUGHTERS THE PAST THREE WEEKS....CAN YOU SPELL PATHETIC?..."

Treason, Redux � ~ BLOGGER.GUNNY.G.1984 ~ (BLOG & EMAIL)

Treason, Redux � ~ BLOGGER.GUNNY.G.1984 ~ (BLOG & EMAIL):

"Treason, Redux
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I don’t know about you, but I always thought that it was an act of treason to intentionally undermine the Constitution. I also thought that intentionally committing acts that economically cripple the country, thus rendering her incapable of defending herself or standing as a sovereign nation was also treason. And doing this at a time when the country is, rightfully or wrongfully, at war, thus, giving aid and comfort to our enemies, in my never humble opinion, leaves no doubt that this is treason.

Since the Democrats gained an unstoppable, lock-step majority in Washington, we have seen nearly a daily occurrence of unconstitutional legislation being passed by Congress and signed by the “president.” In the process, they took a deficit of some four-hundred billion dollars, and nearly quadrupled it in two years, by borrowing and “spending” like crack addicts, and".........................

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Krauthammer: ‘This is Obama at his most sanctimonious, demagogic, self-righteous and arrogant’

Krauthammer: ‘This is Obama at his most sanctimonious, demagogic, self-righteous and arrogant’:

"“This is Obama at his most sanctimonious, demagogic, self-righteous and arrogant,” Krauthammer said. “And given the baseline, it wasn’t a pretty sight.

Look, he started out by summoning the leaders of Congress – summoning on them at 11:00, who does he think he is? In the American system, the executive and Congress are coequal … The way he demanded their appearance in the Oval Office I thought was disgraceful,” Krauthammer said.

He said the president’s consternation was curious because Obama has yet to publicly offer his own plan.

“As Steve [Hayes] indicated the Republicans have offered a detailed plan – the Ryan plan in the House, and they offered Cut, Cap and Balance this time around,” Krauthammer said.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailycaller.com ..."

Prison Planet.com � Evidence Shows Norway Terror Attack a False Flag

Prison Planet.com � Evidence Shows Norway Terror Attack a False Flag:

"Prior to the events in Norway, the Department of Homeland Security released a propaganda video characterizing white middle class Americans as terrorists and members of white al-Qaeda, a term designed to conflate the image of the CIA-created Islamic terror group and “rightwing extremists” in America.

The DHS video is part of the government’s “See Something, Say Something” mass hysteria campaign and follows its report leaked to the media in 2009 designating libertarians and Second Amendment advocates as terrorists and right-wing extremists.

The alleged perpetrator in the Norway bombing and shooting is being described as a right-wing extremist who was a former member of a popular political party that regards itself to be a “libertarian people’s party” with an ideology based on classical liberalism."

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Obama's Economic Brutality(take your blood pressure pill before reading)

Obama's Economic Brutality(take your blood pressure pill before reading):

"In a 2001 radio interview, then-Illinois State Senator Barack Obama lamented that our Constitution described a bunch of negative rights -- things government cannot do, as opposed to things government can do.

That the Constitution says what the federal government can't do to you, but doesn't say what the federal government or state government must do on your behalf.

We have come to find out that Obama governs in a way that's consistent with that lament. Instead of the Constitution telling his government what it can't do, his government is telling us what we cannot do anymore -- and provides the conditions to make us go along.

In his own words, we cannot drive SUVs, build coal plants, eat what we want, or be comfortable in our own homes.

(Excerpt) Read more at americanthinker.com ..."
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The Leader is Born (Saturbray)

The Leader is Born (Saturbray):

"This is more proof that one man with God can make a difference. In this case the one man isn’t the leaders in DC or even Boehner but all of those patriots who took the namecalling and ridicule the last two years standing up to tyranny.

The liberal establishment wants you to believe that one person can’t make a difference so stay in your house and shut up. Without the Tea Party there wouldn’t be any sort of discussion we have now or be within a week of one of the largest economic victories in decades. Everybody needs to realize they have been lied to and one person absolutely does make a difference and these politicians are hearing you loud and clear as is the American voting public.

A very small group of less than ten percent has mobilized and changed the thinking of not only DC, but 60-70% of America who are agreeing with that tiny minority, which is the socialists nightmare."...................................

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Prison Planet.com � Was there a SECOND gunman? Survivors tell police of attacks in two different areas on Norwegian island

Prison Planet.com � Was there a SECOND gunman? Survivors tell police of attacks in two different areas on Norwegian island:

"Norway’s Prime Minister said ‘a youth paradise turned into hell’ when a gunman dressed as a police officer killed at least 85 people at a summer camp on an island outside Oslo after blowing up a further seven in the capital.

The death toll rose this afternoon after a further body was found on the island.

It has emerged that the man at the centre of the attack is also a member of a Swedish Nazi forum which encourages attacks on government buildings.

The revelations were revealed by Swedish newspaper Expo who claim Anders Breivik is part of ‘Nordisk’ which has 22,000 members and focuses on political terrorism.

According to witness accounts from Norwegian media, people have described shooting incidents in two different areas on the island, one with a handgun and the other with a ‘sniper rifle’.

Police said ‘there are no concrete reports of a second gunman, although we’re not excluding any possibilities’.

Full story here."

The Coup d’etat on January 21, 2009 ~ AND WHY DOES CONGRESS STAND BY AND DO NOTHING? by Gary Stevens

AND WHY DOES CONGRESS STAND BY AND DO NOTHING?

by Gary Stevens

The Emancipation Proclamation was an executive order issued by President Abraham Lincoln. There is nothing in the U.S. Constitution which specifically permits the issuing of executive orders.
(Jul. 23, 2011) — No battle was fought. No guns were fired. No bullets or bombs were involved. In the smooth movement of a pen over a previously-prepared document, the overthrow of the United States of America took place. The coup d’etat, still in its progressive movement of deconstructing America, was achieved without Congressional debate. No voice of argument. Less than 24 hours into office, the putative President of the United States, Barry Soetero (aka Barack Obama), signed Executive Order #13489.
Filed on January 23, 2009 at 8:45 a.m., the occupant of the Oval office sealed his records containing past names, student status, foreign travels, passport information, Selective Service registration and all educational transcripts. The historical footprint of Barry Soetero (his last legal name since adoption) was wiped away in the swoosh signature of a pen on a document prepared by Robert Bauer. No fanfare. No major media paid attention. For the first time in the Republic’s history an unknown, undocumented, and non-vetted candidate took the highest office of the land. Through the cheers, the tears, and the exuberance of those who voted for this unknown mystery, many failed to note what really happened.

Sarah Palin Calls Out Barack Obama: He is an “Angry” “Lame Duck President”

Sarah Palin Calls Out Barack Obama: He is an “Angry” “Lame Duck President”:

"This is the same president who proposed an absurdly irresponsible budget that would increase our debt by trillions of dollars, and whose party failed to even put forward a budget in over 800 days!

This is the same president who is pushing our country to the brink because of his reckless spending on things like the nearly trillion dollar “stimulus” boondoggle. This is the same president who ignored his own debt commission’s recommendations and demonized the voices of fiscal sanity who proposed responsible plans to reform our entitlement programs and rein in our dangerous debt trajectory. This is the same president who wanted to push through an increase in the debt ceiling that didn’t include any cuts in government spending! This is the same president who wants to slam Americans with tax hikes to cover his reckless spending, but has threatened to veto a bill proposing a balanced budget amendment.

This is the same president who hasn’t put forward a responsible plan himself, but has rejected reasonable proposals that would tackle our debt. This is the same president who still refuses to understand that the American electorate rejected his big government agenda last November."

Commander in chief Obama creates 'San Francisco Military'

Commander in chief Obama creates 'San Francisco Military':

"A critic of Barack Obama's campaign to use the U.S. military to pay off a campaign promise to promote homosexuality in the ranks says today's 'certification' of the repeal of the longstanding 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' practice means the president now has created a 'San Francisco Military.'

'It is not surprising that Defense Secretary Leon Panetta, Joint Chiefs Chairman Admiral Mike Mullen, and President Barack Obama would pull the trigger on the military on a Friday afternoon, making it less likely that anyone will report on the many 'thorny issues' and serious social problems expected to ensue,' said Elaine Donnelly of the Center for Military Readiness.

'Nevertheless, on the day that President Obama signs a paper 'certifying' that no harm will come to the military when repeal is implemented, he will own the San Francisco Military that he has created,' she said."

Prison Planet.com � Debt Crisis Being Used as Shock Doctrine to Steal More Money from the American People

Prison Planet.com � Debt Crisis Being Used as Shock Doctrine to Steal More Money from the American People:

"The powers-that-be have used the “Shock Doctrine” to pass anti-American, fascist legislation while the public was in a state of shock.

This applies to economic shocks, as well as physical attacks like 9/11.

Indeed, right now, Paulson and Bernanke are using the shock doctrine to try to ram through legislation that would help out the fat cats at the expense of taxpayers, and give the government control over the free market.

But there is some resistance. For example, Senator Leahy and the New York Times are questioning Paulson’s use of shock and awe:

* Senator Leahy said “If we learned anything from 9/11, the biggest mistake is to pass anything they ask for just because it’s an emergency”

* The New York Times wrote:

“The rescue is being sold as a must-have emergency measure by an administration with a controversial record when it comes to asking Congress for special authority in time of duress.”
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Prison Planet.com � Oslo Bombing: Why Would “Terrorists” Attack Near-Empty Office Building on Public Holiday?

Prison Planet.com � Oslo Bombing: Why Would “Terrorists” Attack Near-Empty Office Building on Public Holiday?:

"Fortunately, it is a public holiday in Norway and the offices are less busy than a normal weekday.

Why would “terrorists,” who presumably want to kill as many people as possible, choose to bomb the building on a day when they know it will be almost empty?

Comment from a reader:

I’m from Norway and here are some little reported facts:

1) Fact: A person dressed as a cop has shot and killed at least 5 members of the youth organization of the governing labour party in their convention at Ut�ya. He is now captured.

Comment: False cops? These are professionals. The shootings happened at the same time as the explosion, but far, far away from each other (several houres you have to take a boat to get to the island).

2) Fact: The explosion took"

Prison Planet.com � Expert Who Concluded WTC 7 Was A Controlled Demolition Killed In Car Accident

Prison Planet.com � Expert Who Concluded WTC 7 Was A Controlled Demolition Killed In Car Accident:

"A Dutch building demolition expert who went on record as saying he believed that World Trade Center building Seven was brought down in a controlled demolition, has been reported killed in a car accident.

Bloggers in the Netherlands have reported that Danny Jowenko was killed instantly on Saturday when his car veered off the road and collided head on into a tree. The reports state that Jowenko’s dog was found alive in the car.

Jowenko was said to have been driving home from church. It is not clear at this time what caused the car to leave the road, according to the reports."

Prison Planet.com � Feds Profiling Whites, Middle Class Americans As Terrorists

Prison Planet.com � Feds Profiling Whites, Middle Class Americans As Terrorists:

"A shocking Department of Homeland Security video that caused outrage yesterday after it depicted white Americans as the most likely terrorists only confirms that the federal government is now profiling middle class America as the main terror threat, something that becomes made abundantly clear when one studies the history of training manuals and other literature put out by the feds that identifies politically active US citizens as domestic extremists.

On the day that Janet Napolitano repeated rhetoric about “domestic terror” being the primary security threat, a newly r"

Analysis Paralysis-How Patriots Contribute to Our Demise| The Post & Email

Analysis Paralysis-How Patriots Contribute to Our Demise| The Post & Email:

"“ACTION SAVES NATIONS, NOT TALK”

by Lynn Vogel, blogging at 20 Turns

(Jul. 22, 2011) — Analysis Paralysis is the malady that may just lead to the downfall of our nation. It is a dangerous, unforeseen side effect of our digital information age.

We have so many ways to access so much news and so many opinions it is almost a full time job keeping up, and we still miss things.

There is too much information available for any one person to acquire it all, let alone digest it.

Why do we need so much info? Look around, we have all the evidence we need to prove this government is corrupt. Why do we need more?

What good is it to spend millions of Patriot man hours collecting and dispensing more news, more evidence when we had the truth established long ago? Why has so much evidence been assembled but no serious action taken? After all, isn’t the collection of evidence just Phase 1 of a process that never seems to move to Phase 2?

Did you ever think you would see American citizens tolerate so much corruption? I didn’t. Every one of us that cares about this nation knows what is wrong. So what now? Knowing about it is not enough."

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Obama’s ineligibility: Prepare to defend America – Strategy to win

The American people have taken far too much abuse from a minority of foul, loud-mouthed, far-left, anti-American ideologues

Obama’s ineligibility: Prepare to defend America – Strategy to win

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 By Lawrence Sellin  Thursday, July 21, 2011 image 
“Democracy and socialism have nothing in common but one word, equality. But notice the difference: while democracy seeks equality in liberty, socialism seeks equality in restraint and servitude.” - Alexis de Tocqueville



I think the American people have taken far too much abuse from a minority of foul, loud-mouthed, far-left, anti-American ideologues. There will be no more debates trying to respond to their deranged arguments. They are enemies of liberty.

It is time to crush them.
Make no mistake about it; this is a war to save our republic.
We only have about ten months to rescue the United States from those people who want to destroy America.

It has become crystal clear that the US political leadership is either in bed with the anti-American ideologues or are too cowardly to oppose them.
Barack Obama is an illegal President and, most likely, a multiple felon. We must not permit him to enter another election cycle without his ineligibility for office and his alleged felonies being properly investigated.
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Obama is Determined to Destroy America ~ "...to propose tax increases, now euphemistically called “revenue” increases"

Neither the White House, nor the Democrats in Congress have put forth any plans, let alone any numbers, other than to propose tax increases, now euphemistically called “revenue” increases

Obama is Determined to Destroy America

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 - Alan Caruba  Friday, July 22, 2011 image
It is astonishing that Barack Obama seemingly learned nothing from the 2010 national elections in which the Republicans regained control of the House with a net total of 63 seats. For the Democrats it represented the greatest loss in the House midterm election since 1938, which occurred nearly ten years into the Great Depression.

It is the House that determines the spending and borrowing to maintain the nation, though the President traditionally sends a budget. Obama did not.

Indeed, as Speaker of the House, John Boehner, has said, Obama has never put anything on paper. Negotiating Obama’s demands have changed week to week and now day to day.
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