--- So here’s the news: audible farting has been banned for some Marines downrange because it offends the Afghans.
I know there are many things in the Afghan culture that don’t seem normal to Americans and it’s hard to spend seven months working in someone else’s back yard. Still, the Marines I saw downrange are doing a pretty good job at trying to do the right thing around the Afghans.
They’re not supposed to cuss because it could be misunderstood (that one goes out the window a lot). And they stay away from talking about politics, religion or girls because those topics could escalate into major disagreements (they can’t communicate anyway because of the language barrier).
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Reagan Interview, July 1975, using “libertarian” to describe his political philosophy (GREAT)
reason.com ^ | July 1975 | Reason Interview
Posted on Sunday, November 23, 2008 7:17:19 AM by pending
REAGAN: If you analyze it I believe the very heart and soul of conservatism is libertarianism. I think conservatism is really a misnomer just as liberalism is a misnomer for the liberals–if we were back in the days of the Revolution, so-called conservatives today would be the Liberals and the liberals would be the Tories.
The basis of conservatism is a desire for less government interference or less centralized authority or more individual freedom and this is a pretty general description also of what libertarianism is.
GOP establishment outsider Ron Paul continues to poll in high numbers when hypothetically pitted against Barack Obama. Indeed a newly released survey today indicates that the two are almost tied in a dead heat.
The respected pollster Rasmussen reports that Ron Paul earns 38% of the vote to President Obama’s 39% in a national phone poll of 1000 likely voters conducted last week.
It seems that Paul’s Ames straw poll victory and his performance in the Iowa debate recently have resulted in a bump in his popularity amongst voters, While Obama’s continued vacations and dismal handling of the economic downturn have resulted in record low approval ratings.............
Facebook and Twitter are preparing to face down government ministers over calls to ban people from social networks or shut their websites down in times of civil unrest.
The major social networks are expected to offer no concessions when they meet the home secretary, Theresa May, at a Home Office summit on Thursday lunchtime.
Ministers are expected to row back on David Cameron’s call for suspected rioters to be banned from social networks, such as Twitter and Facebook, following the riots and looting across England a fortnight ago...............
First Lady accused of spending $10m in: The Obamas' summer break in Martha's Vineyard has already been branded a PR disaster after the couple arrived four hours apart on separate government jets.
But according to new reports, this is the least of their extravagances. White House sources today claimed that the First Lady has spent $10million of U.S. taxpayers' money on vacations alone in the past year. Branding her 'disgusting' and 'a vacation junkie', they say the 47-year-old mother-of-two has been indulging in five-star hotels, where she splashes out on expensive massages and alcohol. The 'top source' told the National Enquirer: 'It's disgusting. Michelle is taking advantage
NATO’s haste to convince Libyans and the watching world that Colonel Gaddafi’s regime had collapsed even as fighting still raged seemingly forced their hand in staging the Green Square “celebration” that was endlessly broadcast by the establishment media to lend the rebel siege on Tripoli a sense of legitimacy.
In fact, what we probably witnessed was a repeat of the Firdos Square farce, the infamous 2003 toppling of a Saddam Hussein statue in Baghdad that was scripted and staged by the Pentagon for mass TV consumption.
The proof can be seen in a comparison of pictures of the event broadcast by Al-Jazeera and genuine photos of Green Square taken before the supposed celebration.................
Libyan officials provided the U.S. and Britain with documentation and details on Libya’s chemical, biological, nuclear, and ballistic missile activities and subsequently allowed officials to visit secret sites and Libyan laboratories. Gaddafi provided centrifuge designs and a list of suppliers to U.S. officials.
In early 2004, the U.S. carted off 55,000 pounds of documents and equipment related to Libya’s nuclear and ballistic missile programs to the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee. Additionally, over 1,000 centrifuge and missile parts were removed from the country. Libya used bulldozers to destroy the unfilled casings of chemical bombs and disclosed the storage of 23 tons of mustard gas.................
There has been an e-mail blast, making the rounds of the internet, claiming that Obama has implemented the Dream Act by executive order.
This is not true. I repeat, this is not true. Please, if you receive an e-mail, making this claim, disregard it as disinformation. Who started this disinformation is not known; suspicions, however, point to "friends of Obama" who run on the mantra "never let a good crisis go to waste." More on that below.
What is true is that John Morton of ICE issued a memo, dated June 17, 2011, on "prosecutorial discretion." That memo can be read, in its entirety here.
I have suspected, from the outset, that Obama had a hand in the writing of this memo. That suspicion was confirmed yesterday, when I was directed, via an e-mail from an activist, to a White House blog................................
That question becomes essential because on August 18, 2011 Janet Napolitano announced that anyone entering America illegally could stay, by announcing that immigration status would no longer be a criteria for deportation unless a crime is committed.
Now the entire world is welcome here with no visa, nor passport required; just walk across the border and pick what fruits remain of what once was America.
Our numbers of suffering unemployed citizenry will expand as another army of illegal (whatever that means anymore) workers invades, to further deplete our wages, send even more dollars out of this country, and raise the unemployment rate to new highs. Oh, but unions are safe from the onslaught since they control who gets a job and who doesn’t. However, our massive, underfunded entitlement system will inch closer toward insolvency as a new wave of invaders further purloins its benefits............................
But what happens when the aliens don’t attack? Wouldn’t all that spending on anti-alien rays be wasted? Yes. But the Church of Keynsianism doesn’t care.
As long as government policy is driving up spending, it doesn’t matter what the government spends the money on or what else gets destroyed in the process.
This is the same thinking that drove the Obama Administration’s Cash for Clunkers program. Over 500,000 perfectly operational cars were destroyed in an effort to create more spending in the auto industry. But the program proved to be a miserable failure.
Studies have since shown that the the car-destroying program did not create any additional spending. It only shifted when that spending took place. But while Cash for Clunkers created no economic growth, it did make many low-income households worse off. With hundreds of thousands of used cars now off the market, used car prices shot up.
Now it is harder for millions of Americans to get where they need to go................................
Bush's Grandfather Planned Fascist Coup In America
New investigation sheds light on clique of powerbrokers, including Prescott Bush, who sought to overthrow U.S. government and implement Hitlerian policies
Paul Joseph Watson
Tuesday, July 24, 2007
A BBC Radio 4 investigation sheds new light on a major subject that has received little historical attention, the conspiracy on behalf of a group of influential powerbrokers, led by Prescott Bush, to overthrow FDR and implement a fascist dictatorship in the U.S. based around the ideology of Mussolini and Hitler.
In 1933, Marine Corps Maj.-Gen. Smedley Butler was approached by a wealthy and secretive group of industrialists and bankers, including Prescott Bush the current President's grandfather, who asked him to command a 500,000 strong rogue army of veterans that would help stage a coup to topple then President Franklin Delano Roosevelt.
According to the BBC, the plotters intended to impose a fascist takeover and................
It took an earthquake to interrupt Obama’s golf game. Nothing else until now has.
But while the rumbling of tectonic plates comes and goes, the deeper rumbling of millions of voters will not. The rumbling is larger than this election. It is bigger than Obama and larger than his feckless party. It is an earthquake of self-definition.
There are two types of earthquake events in the last hundred years. Shocks that made Americans rethink their society, the government and the world around them. Economic depressions and unexpected wars. The Great Depression, Pearl Harbor and September 11 were all shocks to the system that changed the country. That changed how Americans saw themselves. And we may now be in the midst of a fourth such event.
Obama’s backers expected that a second depression would lead to a second New Deal. His victory seemed to bear out their predictions. The crisis was here, now was the time to exploit it. But instead of another New Deal, the crisis has led to an Anti-New Deal, a revolt against government regulation..........................
Are they for real? How fast can we get rid of them? Can we issue a “People’s Executive Order” while our usurper president is in recess to fire the lot of them at EPA including its Secretary and Czar?
Obama issues orders while Congress is in recess; why can’t We the People do the same when he is in outer space?
I feel it would be pointless to insist that Obama return to Washington as I don’t really believe he matters one way or the other in what happens; what this country needs is a whole new set of characters from the Usurper in Chief down to the last clerk hired in the entire Administration.............
Is Don Imus on vacation, or has he been permanently replaced by "Special Report" on Fox Business?? They are not even showing "best of" episodes.
I know Don's brother just passed, and I wonder if Don is taking time off to deal with that or if he has finally hung up his hat on Fox Business...?? No mention of anything wrong or different on their website....
White House resident Barack Obama, whose popularity with Hispanics is plummeting like the stock market, bowed to pressure from social progressive immigration groups and announced he would halt the deportation of some 300 thousand illegals and proceed, in the future, on a case-by-case basis.
Because he needed the votes of centrist voters in 2012 before his popularity nose-dived with the economy, Obama rejected the pleas of Hispanic groups in the past by telling them that he lacked the "broad categorical authority" needed to halt the mass deportations of illegals and that he had "...to follow the laws as Congress had written them."
Surprising he would say that since he has spent three years ignoring not only the laws as Congress wrote them, but the Constitution as the Founding Fathers wrote it.
But with his plummeting popularity and a need to find voters—legal or illegal—Obama decided maybe.....................
How did you get on to Lincoln? I was real interested in the War, and I started thinking about how I could combine my profession with this hobby of mine: the history of the War. More and more, as I read about Lincoln, I realized he was a tyrant. He was all about money and power. He was the political water-carrier of the Northern big business interests. Of course, he was a centralizer. I’m sort of a libertarian, although Clyde Wilson would say “Jeffersonian.” Jeffersonian is pretty much the same thing to me. Most people hear the word “libertarian” and think of people who advocate taking drugs, and that sort of thing. Jeffersonian is more like it. It really struck me that the War destroyed the Jeffersonian ideal of government. I started writing a few articles about this, and turned it into this book. What do you think will happen? It seems to me that the American public has been dumbed down so much by the government schools that they’re just going to go along with this until it either bankrupts us all or we make enough enemies out there that September 11 will seem like child’s play. You can’t do this without making a lot of enemies in the world. That’s my biggest fear – that we won’t get rid of these Sons of Lincoln who run the Republican Party.
I agree with Clyde Wilson that America can’t be saved or returned to its roots until the Republican Party is destroyed.
MURDERED MARINE?: Death Squad In Delaware...This is a featured page
Death Squad In Delaware The Case of The Murdered Marine
By William Norman Grigg
MURDERED MARINE?: Death Squad In Delaware... - COPS OUT OF CONTROLHe survived Iraq, only to suffer Death By Government in the “Land of the Free”: Sgt. Derek J. Hale, USMC, ret. ~ RIP
Delaware was the first state to ratify the U.S. Constitution. It may be the first state to be afflicted with a fully operational death squad � unless a civil lawsuit filed on Friday against the murders of Derek J. Hale results in criminal charges and a complete lustration (in the Eastern European sense of the term) of Delaware’s law enforcement establishment.
Hale, a retired Marine Sergeant who served two tours in Iraq and was decorated before his combat-related medical discharge in January 2006, was murdered by a heavily armed 8�12-member undercover police team in Wilmington, Delaware last November 6. He had come to Wilmington from his home in Manassas, Virginia to participate in a Toys for Tots event.
Derek was house-sitting for a friend.........................
He has committed identity theft by using a Social Security Number not issued to him. He has committed a felony by forging his Selective Service registration
Prepare to defend America–Perp walk Obama out of the White House
- Lawrence Sellin Tuesday, August 23, 2011
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If Congress and federal law enforcement agencies will not abide by the Constitution and the rule of law, then ordinary Americans will go to Washington, D.C. and drag that criminal out of our White House.
We will not allow Barack Hussein Obama to contest the 2012 election.
According to the Constitution, he has never been eligible for the office of President..................
One of the greatest perversions of statism is the use of taxpayer money to push for ever more government spending and intervention.
A casual listener to the far-left end of the FM dial, National Public Radio, will quickly conclude that NPR is one of America's leading offenders in this perversion.
Let's just take one show, the Aug. 22 evening newscast "All Things Considered," perhaps one of the most ill named programs in the history of radio. Conservatism is never considered. It is only besmirched, assaulted and rhetorically dismembered.
NPR anchor Robert Siegel was covering the new Martin Luther King memorial statue on the National Mall in Washington D.C. So in order to consider all things, he asked black wacko-leftist Julian Bond if Tea Party activists were racist.
Siegel threw this softball at Bond:.......................
Below is the posting from Friday. I had to go out of state Thursday morning; got home late last night. Due to my schedule while I was gone, I wasn't able to send out the usual alert.
I won'tbe doing a Monday items missed because we all know what it's like when you come home: unpack, throw more on the laundry pile, is there anything left in the refer? Not to mention back to the smart meter ordeal, email and a thousand other things. Hope everyone had a good weekend.
You might say, "Williams, while there are gray areas in the Constitution, the U.S. Supreme Court would never brazenly rule against clear constitutional prohibitions!" That's nonsense.
The first clause of Article 1, Section 10 mandates that "No State shall ... pass any ... Law impairing the Obligation of Contracts." During the Great Depression, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld a Minnesota law that restricted the ability of banks to foreclose on overdue mortgages, thereby impairing contracts made between lender and borrower. To prevent this kind of contract impairment -- routinely done under the Articles of Confederation -- was precisely why the Framers added the clause.
Another, perhaps more egregious example of the Supreme Court's impairing contracts came..............
Will the repeal of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" weaken the U.S. military? What are current enlisted military members learning?
(Aug. 23, 2011) — On August 16, 2011, The Post & Email had reported on the case of SSgt Daryn Moran, a nine-year veteran of the U.S. Air Force and former Marine, who had challenged the constitutional eligibility of Barack Hussein Obama as well as objected to the lifting of the ban on homosexuals serving in the U.S. Armed Forces as amended by Congress in December 2010.
On August 17, 2011, Fox News reported via the Associated Press that Moran would be discharged from the military, terming him a “hero of the birther movement.” Why the unnamed reporter used that term is unknown. He did not question why Moran had called for Obama’s arrest, nor whether or not evidence existed that “Obama’s birth certificate must be a fake.”
On August 22, 2011, we received an email from Mr. Moran which had been distributed to numerous parties, which reads:
Good day, and thank God! This is former SSgt Daryn J. Moran. My family and I have arrived safely in Omaha, NE. For a few days we have been traveling and settling in a little. Here are some details for your readers, both those who believe me because I know what I’m talking about and those mockers who place their trust in the AF Times, other reports, and the Obama administration. If you and WND are unable to report this update, it will be extremely disappointing. That is as much as I would beg..............................
In New Brunswick, N.J., a building superintendent opened the door to apartment No. 1076 one balmy Tuesday and discovered an alarming scene: terrorist literature strewn about the table and computer and surveillance equipment set up in the next room.
The panicked superintendent dialed 911, sending police and the FBI rushing to the building near Rutgers University on the afternoon of June 2, 2009. What they found in that first-floor apartment, however, was not a terrorist hideout but a command center set up by a secret team of New York Police Department intelligence officers.
From that apartment, about an hour outside the department's jurisdiction, the NYPD had been staging undercover operations and conducting surveillance throughout New Jersey. Neither the FBI nor the local police had any idea.
Since the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, the NYPD has become one of the country's most aggressive domestic intelligence agencies. A months-long investigation by The Associated Press has revealed that the NYPD operates far outside its borders and targets ethnic communities in ways that would run afoul of civil liberties rules if practiced by the federal government. And it does so with unprecedented help from the CIA in a partnership that has blurred the bright line between foreign and domestic spying.