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Friday, September 30, 2011

Can U.S. legally kill a citizen overseas without due process?

Can U.S. legally kill a citizen overseas without due process?:

Sources to NBC News are reporting Samir Khan, editor of Inspire Magazine, is another American citizen that was killed in the air strike in Yemen, along with Anwar al-Awlaki. NBC's Bob Windrem reports.

By Pete Williams, NBC News justice correspondent

Is it legal for the federal government to kill a U.S. citizen overseas, someone who has never been charged or convicted of a crime? Civil liberties groups are condemning the killing of Anwar al-Awlaki, but many legal scholars say it is justified.

No U.S. court has ever weighed in on the question, because judges consider these sorts of issues exclusively matters for the president.

Anwar al-Awlaki's father, Nasser, with the help of the ACLU, sued President Barack Obama, Defense Secretary Robert Gates and CIA Director Leon Panetta a year ago, when it became clear that the U.S. was targeting the younger al-Awlaki. But U.S. District Judge John Bates threw the case out, ruling that federal courts were in no position to evaluate whether someone was a terrorist whose activities threatened national security and against whom the use of deadly force could be justified...

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Is Net Neutrality Really An Internet Iron Curtain?

Is Net Neutrality Really An Internet Iron Curtain?:

Opponents to the Federal Communications Commission's controversial net neutrality rules are stepping up their efforts to nix the regs.

The rules, which were published in the Federal Register late last week, are slated to go into effect on Nov. 20. The news of publication prompted one leading critic, Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-Texas), to reiterate that she intends to lead a legislative effort to override the rules.

Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) is pushing a similar measure in the House. "Net neutrality is a net loser," she said in a statement last week. "The FCC is in essence building an Internet Iron Curtain that will restrict more of our freedom.".........................
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PLAY IT AGAIN, SAM !!!!!

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Rush: 'Barry Soetoro' elected with 'no identity documents' Warns of president's strategy to avoid defeat at polls by suspending election

Rush: 'Barry Soetoro' elected with 'no identity documents'

Warns of president's strategy to avoid defeat at polls by suspending election



Posted: September 30, 2011
2:26 pm Eastern
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Obama paying states to encourage food stamp usage

Obama paying states to encourage food stamp usage:

Judicial Watch: Obama paying states to encourage food stamp usage.

USSObama 4 hours ago

In its quest to promote taxpayer-funded entitlement programs, the Obama Administration has actually rewarded one state with a $5 million bonus for its efficiency in adding food-stamp recipients to already bulging rolls.

It’s part of the administration’s campaign to eradicate “food insecure households” by improving access and increasing participation in the government’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). Incidentally, the program was recently changed to SNAP to eliminate the stigma that comes with a name like food stamps.

Just a few months ago the federal agency that administers the program, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), launched a multi-million-dollar initiative to recruit more food-stamp participants even though the number of recipients has skyrocketed in the last few years.......................
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Is Obama Intentionally Ratcheting Up the Racism?| The Post & Email

Is Obama Intentionally Ratcheting Up the Racism?| The Post & Email:

Obama & Co. have intentionally painted a target on white capitalist America, and they often name the Tea Party specifically as their political enemy, calling upon blacks, Hispanics, Muslims and union thugs to take their war on white capitalists to the streets. It should surprise no one that youths from these groups are following the current administrations call to action.

This resulted in a recent violent home invasion in Philly, placing the security of an innocent family at risk in their own home as young black and Hispanic kids shouted – “We got you, you white mother——-!” – “Something’s going to happen now!” – just before they crashed into the home, hit 37 year-old father and coach Mark LaVelle with a pipe, punched him in the face and pulled a gun on him in his own home.

Recently in Florida, a mob of black high school football players and coaches attacked a referee on the field. The political left has convinced these folks that they are entitled to other people’s property, and now they are telling these folks that if Tea Party types won’t give up their property willingly, they should take it, violently if necessary.

Philly is trying to lock the city down in order to get the thug violence under control................
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Are you in Jail by Your Own Consent? - YouTube

Are you in Jail by Your Own Consent? - YouTube

Are you in Jail by Your Own Consent?

GUNNY G: Dr Thomas DiLorenzo Says, "THE GENIE IS OUTOF THE BOTTLE"

"The genie is out of the bottle."

Can We Return To Our Roots?
What Can We Do?
What Really needs To Be Done?
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What will become of the Republicans?
The way I see it is that the Republican Party is returning to its Lincolnian roots. For the whole nineteenth century, the Republican Party was the party of big government! For the last half of the nineteenth century, the Jeffersonians were all Democrats. That's why Southerners were all Democrats until about 20 years ago.
That all changed with Woodrow Wilson, when he became a hyper-interventionist. Then FDR, of course, totally destroyed the Democratic Party as the party of limited government.
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Right now, the people in charge of the government remind us every day that they are the Party of Lincoln. They've stretched Lincoln's philosophy to say that not only should we wage war within our own country ostensibly for democracy, as Lincoln said in the Gettysburg Address, but we should wage war all around the world to force democracy on people, whether they want it or not. Not just in Iraq. They're talking about invading the entire Middle East, for starters, to bring democracy there, as though it were any of our business.
That is empire. Any country that has had a big empire like that has always been bankrupted. If that's the road we're going on, I think it's the road that Lincoln started us on. Look at what the same government did. Immediately after the War, they commenced a campaign of ethnic genocide against the Plains Indians. That was all part of this plan to have a continental empire.
Now, these people think we need to have a world empire. It's un-American. The Founding Fathers would have fought another revolution over this.
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.
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Warning: The threat of suspended elections is real

Warning: The threat of suspended elections is real:

With absolutely no proof of any kind of who he really is, Barack Obama made it to the Oval Office in 2008. There was no media vetting of the largely absentee senator from Illinois, who even back then had the temerity to compare himself to Abraham Lincoln.

All anyone ever had to go on was an autobiographical book suspected of being ghost-written by an unrepentant domestic terrorist. We all know how it goes with politicians and autobiographical books.

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Liberalism is a Disroder - Antisocial personality traits

Liberalism is a Disroder - Antisocial personality traits:

Antisocial personality traits predict utilitarian responses to moral dilemmas

A study conducted by Daniel Bartels, Columbia Business School, Marketing, and David Pizarro, Cornell University, Psychology found that people who endorse actions consistent with an ethic of utilitarianism—the view that what is the morally right thing to do is whatever produces the best overall consequences—tend to possess psychopathic and Machiavellian personality traits.

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A Most Misunderstood Man (Ronald Reagan)

A Most Misunderstood Man (Ronald Reagan):

Over the years I have come to the conclusion that many of our political and social problems here in the U.S. and in Europe stem from the fact that over the last 250 years we have misunderstood, misinterpreted and misapplied the teachings of Adam Smith and Charles Darwin.

These failings apply equally over the centuries to those who have purported to be their followers as well as to their critics. Moreover, these failings intertwined to fuel diabolical military, political and social misadventures that cursed the world from the 1930s and through the 1960s.

But this is not a post about either of these men or their teachings. It is about a third man—a man of the 20th Century—who, unfortunately, now is arguably among the most misunderstood of recent history: Ronald Reagan. As we head into a political season when his real ideas are needed as much as, if not more than ever, we need to address and correct the misunderstandings, misinterpretations and misapplications by both his followers and his critics, or else we could end up making matters far worse in the long run than they are today.

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GUNNY G: HAS THE "R" PARTY LOST ITS WAY?

GUNNY G: HAS THE "R" PARTY LOST ITS WAY?
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Many patriots these days lament that the Republican Party has “lost its way” and “gone wrong.” It has “diverged” from the fiscally responsible, small government philosophy of Republican heroes like Robert Taft whom Eisenhower’s handlers finagled out of the nomination for President in 1952. 

We are told that is why today’s Republican Establishment hates Dr. Ron Paul with such a passion; that they hate him because, like Taft, he is the quintessential Republican. Patriots who say that are mistaken, of course.

The reason the Republican Establishment hates Dr. Paul is precisely that he is not a traditional, mainstream Republican, that his platform of freedom is an aberration.



The Republican Party didn’t “go wrong,” didn’t “go left.”

It has been wrong from the beginning, from the day it was founded. From the beginning, the Republican Party has worked without deviation for bigger, more imperial government, for higher taxes, for more wars, for more totalitarianism.

From the beginning, the Republican Party has been Red. 

Why? In 1848, Communists rose in revolution across Europe, united by a document prepared for the purpose, entitled Manifesto of the Communist Party. Its author was a degenerate parasite named Karl Marx, whom a small gang of wealthy Communists – the League of Just Men – hired for the purpose. The Manifesto told its adherents and its victims what the Communists would do...........

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Alan Stang: Red From The Start.....

http://gunnyg.wordpress.com/2010/05/18/republican-party-red-from-the-start-by-alan-stang-2/
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Dr. King Assassination | ATLAH Media Network

Dr. King Assassination | ATLAH Media Network:

Dr. King Assassination

Dr James Manning.....

"If Obama is exposed before the 2012 election, it will not be the cowardly Republicans who do so, but the Democrats, who don’t want to go down with his sinking ship."

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Republicans Cancel the Constitution

"THROUGH A “BACKROOM POLITICAL DEAL"



If Obama is exposed before the 2012 election, it will not be the cowardly Republicans who do so, but the Democrats, who don’t want to go down with his sinking ship.
The country is facing the greatest Constitutional crisis since the Civil War, yet the Republicans do nothing.
If Congressional Republicans are not willing to fulfill even the most basic of public responsibilities, that is, to respect their oath of office to support and defend the Constitution, then what’s the point?
I see no reason to vote for any of them.
If the Republicans want to protect Obama and hide their complicity, while undermining the Constitution and the rule of law, then they can have him for a second term as their illegal President.
Sometimes it is better just to let a structure collapse and rebuild it, rather than try to maintain it on top of a rotten foundation......
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What Could We Do? by Eric Peters

What Could We Do? by Eric Peters:

I’ve had numerous responses to articles I’ve written asking me, “Ok, so what’s the next step?”

I respect your intelligence, so I won’t say … voting.

We have about as much real choice at the ballot box as a condemned prisoner has when offered the option of being gassed – or hung. It will not matter an iota what front man is (s)elected for the 2012 presidential run. Oh, and that front man will not be Ron Paul – precisely because Ron Paul would not be a front man. I am certain he knows this as well as I do. He is running only because it gives him a podium; helps to spread the word. But Dr. Paul (who unlike the many shysters with mail-order divinity degrees out there actually is a real doctor and so deserves the honorific) knows he’s this era’s Barry Goldwater – and just as likely to be elected president.

In the end, we will get exactly what we’ve been getting for at least the past 147 years: More government-corporate tag teaming. And the ones being tagged will be us.

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"Like Democrats, Congressional Republicans consider the Constitution an inconvenient obstacle to their exercise of power" ~ Republicans Cancel the Constitution| The Post & Email

Republicans Cancel the Constitution| The Post & Email:

Like Democrats, Congressional Republicans consider the Constitution an inconvenient obstacle to their exercise of power.

They have long wanted a “flexible” and “living” Constitution, which can be reinterpreted according to their own whims or adjusted to whatever political winds might be blowing at the moment.

For years both Democrats and Republicans have attempted through Constitutional amendments to dilute Article II, Section I, Clause 5 of the Constitution, which requires candidates for President and Vice President to be natural born citizens, that is, US citizens born to citizen parents at the time of birth.

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Today's Toons 9/30/11

Today's Toons 9/30/11: Today's Toons 9/30/11
The Right Reasons ^ | 9/30/11 | pookie18

Posted on 09/30/2011 2:28:50 AM PDT by pookie18

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Reader Responses: The Right Wingers’ Oath….. � ~ BLOGGER.GUNNY.G.1984 ~ (BLOG & EMAIL)

Reader Responses: The Right Wingers’ Oath….. � ~ BLOGGER.GUNNY.G.1984 ~ (BLOG & EMAIL): Reader Responses: The Right Wingers’ Oath…..
September 30, 2011 Gunny G
READER RESPONSE…..

—So, do we need to pledge our allegiance to ourselves? As Judge Andrew Napolitano asked on his Freedom Watch show last week, “Does the government work for us or do we work for the government?

Are true patriots guided by symbolism such as flag waving and pledges or by their commitment to personal freedoms?”

Perhaps it doesn’t matter. Most folks reciting the Pledge surely don’t view themselves as feudal serfs. But words matter,.....
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Republicans Cancel the Constitution

Republicans Cancel the Constitution:

(Sep. 29, 2011) — Supporting and defending the Constitution and upholding the rule of law are no longer items on the Republican agenda.

According to Article II, Section I, Clause 5 of the Constitution and the Supreme Court binding precedent in Minor vs. Happersett (1874), Barack Hussein Obama has never been eligible to be President of the United States.

To hide his ineligibility, Obama has produced a forged Certificate of Live Birth, uses a Social Security number not issued to him and condoned the distribution of a forged Selective Service registration.

Despite being fully aware of the overwhelming evidence corroborating Obama’s guilt, the Republican leadership has ordered its Congress members to ignore constituents’ requests for investigations.

The Republican strategy is to use the Big Stall to cover up the Big Lie.

Political expediency, complicity and fear are the drivers for Republican malfeasance.

Like Democrats, Congressional Republicans consider the Constitution an inconvenient obstacle to their exercise of power. They have long wanted a “flexible” and “living” Constitution, which can be reinterpreted according to their own whims or adjusted to whatever political winds might be blowing at the moment.

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Who Owns History? ~ “The Southern Poverty Law Center is appalled by the results of a new study finding that states are not teaching the history of the civil rights era” � ~ BLOGGER.GUNNY.G.1984 ~ (BLOG & EMAIL)

Who Owns History? ~ “The Southern Poverty Law Center is appalled by the results of a new study finding that states are not teaching the history of the civil rights era” � ~ BLOGGER.GUNNY.G.1984 ~ (BLOG & EMAIL):

Who Owns History? ~ “The Southern Poverty Law Center is appalled by the results of a new study finding that states are not teaching the history of the civil rights era”

September 30, 2011
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The Southern Poverty Law Center is appalled by the results of a new study finding that states are not teaching the history of the civil rights era. The SPLC, which commissioned the study of state curricula, concludes that students in at least 35 states are missing out on important facts about our history. And even in states that include units on civil rights, “their civil rights education boils down to two people and four words: Rosa Parks, Dr. King and ‘I have a dream.’”

On one hand, you want to welcome disgruntled liberals to the club of those worried about historical amnesia................
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Facebook tracking prompts calls for FTC investigation (tracks you even when logged off)

Facebook tracking prompts calls for FTC investigation (tracks you even when logged off):

Facebook’s use of software that enables it to track users’ online activity after they log off of the social-networking site came under scrutiny in Washington this week, with lawmakers and consumer advocacy groups demanding a federal investigation.

In a letter to the Federal Trade Commission, Reps. Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) and Joe Barton (R-Tex.) wrote that Facebook’s use of “cookie” software should be investigated under the “unfair and deceptive acts” clause of the agency’s mandate.

“When people log out of Facebook, they are under the expectation that Facebook is no longer monitoring their activities,” wrote the congressmen, who chair the bipartisan Congressional Privacy Caucus. “We believe this impression should be the reality.”

On Thursday, the Electronic Privacy Information Center and nine other consumer and privacy groups made a similar request, voicing concerns about whether the company’s privacy policies cover new Facebook features that highlight user information on profiles and put real-time activity in the spotlight.

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Facebook Crawled my Computer??

Facebook Crawled my Computer??:

This morning I opened my Facebook page, checked on the kids and closed it. When I opened my page, I was stunned to see a friend suggestion that was a woman who I email occasionally for business purposes.

We had no connecting people displayed. The only way the FB could have linked her to me is through my email list which is in outlook. It looks like they crawled or downloaded my email addresses.

I understand that it is a service they provide, but it is never one that I have accepted, because it is creepy. Is there a way to keep FB out of the computer? So you can visit the site, check a few things and log out without them crawling in?
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Obama: America's Gone 'Soft'

Obama: America's Gone 'Soft':

The Obamas have plans for you.

Michelle Obama:

Barack Obama will require you to work.

He is going to demand that you shed your cynicism.

That you put down your divisions.

That you come out of your isolation, that you move out of your comfort zones.

That you push yourselves to be better.

And that you engage.

Barack will never allow you to go back to your lives as usual, uninvolved, uninformed.

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