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TS Radio: Another Scandal in Florida. 2nd hr./J Kristi Hood: terminology

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Hour 1:  Debbie Dahmer talks about the latest scandal involving her fathers death as a result of nursing home abuse and neglect.  In a case that appers to have no end in sight when it comes to corruption, the death of George Dahmer, a.k.a. Chief White Owl with the WWF,  continues to stun those involved.  A recent court decision regarding a settlement, which should have gone to Mrs. Dahmer (Debbie’s mother) is being siphoned off by attorneys and a forced, massive contribution to a bogus state agency supposedly existing to prevent nursing home abuse and neglect.

J. Kristi Hood will join us before 7:00 CST to talk about the use of correct terminology when dealing with probate abuse.  Not knowing the correct terminology can adversely affect the outcome of your actions.

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King v. Burwell: The Fix Was Definitely In

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new-logo25Richard Amerling, M.D.

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As I predicted back in March, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled for the administration in King v. Burwell. So I was not surprised by the decision, but that doesn’t mean I am not deeply disappointed. I am.

Beyond the ramifications for the continuation of the abominable Obamacare, the obvious truth is that we are being ruled by a corrupt oligarchy that includes the majority of the Supreme Court. This was driven home on Friday by the discovery by Justice Anthony Kennedy of a right to same-sex marriage in the “shadows and penumbras” of the Constitution, which will certainly ignite another never-ending culture war in the country.

Further legal challenges to federal over-reaching are likely to fail. There are constitutional remedies to this tyranny, as Senator Ted Cruz points out, including action by Congress to either impeach members of the Court, or to limit the Court’s jurisdiction. Neither of these options is feasible, given current lily-livered Republican leadership, and of course, a presidential veto. This leaves a constitutional amendment to overturn the decision, originating either in Congress, or in a convention of the states, as specified in Article V.

We are living, as says radio host Mark Levin, in a “post-constitutional republic,” where rules and laws are concocted by a small group of elites, either unelected or elected in perpetuity by a tiny fraction of the electorate, and who are unresponsive to the will of the people.

What does this decision mean for the medical profession, and for those who depend on us for care? We are in dire straits!

Obamacare, and more recently the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) solidify bureaucratic control over the practice of medicine. We have already seen the widespread closing of private practices, with now over two-thirds of physicians working under a hospital umbrella. Those who remain private are under immense pressure, both financial and regulatory, and many will fold their tents. In addition to rigid price controls on their fees, there are never-ending requirements for documentation via the electronic health record of personal clinical details, to be used eventually to centrally direct care.

MACRA cements into place various payment schemes such as bundling, accountable care organizations (ACOs), and other forms of “payment-for-outcomes,” that will be applied to the Medicare program, and ultimately to private insurance.

All of these systems create financial disincentives to caring for truly sick patients, and will have a devastating effect. Patients will be increasingly subjected to one-size-fits-all care, dictated by algorithms inserted into the electronic health record. These will be created by professional groups, such as the American Medical Association, the American College of Physicians, and the American Board of Internal Medicine, and will be labeled as “evidence-based,” or “best practices.”

This will lead to even greater over-prescription of statins, anti-hypertensives, and diabetes medications, based on achieving certain numerical “targets.” Many individual patients will certainly be harmed by this approach.

To maximize revenue, physicians will dutifully click on boxes and comply with the central mandates. Thus will fade the Hippocratic ethic to render their best judgment on behalf of their patients. Over time, the medical profession will devolve from a science-based art into a trade requiring less training and less experience. Doctors are already being indoctrinated away from a commitment to individual patients and towards allegiance to the state, or to “society.” This should be of grave concern to all of us.

To defend what is left of the private, independent practice of medicine, doctors will have to “opt out” of official, government medicine, and go back to the days when we worked for, and were paid by, our patients. This will allow the continued delivery of high quality, personalized care, and the survival of Hippocratic medicine for future generations of physicians.

And given the tyrannical nature of our government, doctors need to opt out while they still can. It is not inconceivable that the federal government would, completely without authority and violating the 10th Amendment insuring state sovereignty, federalize all state medical boards. They could then institute a federal medical license, and make licensure conditional on agreeing to accept all government insurance as full payment. We need a critical mass.

And who would stop such a move? Clearly not the Roberts Court!

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Richard Amerling, MD (New York City) is an Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine and an academic nephrologist at Mount Sinai Beth Israel in New York. Dr. Amerling received an MD from the Catholic University of Louvain in 1981. He completed a medical residency at the New York Hospital Queens and a nephrology fellowship at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. He has written and lectured extensively on health care issues and is President of the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons. Dr. Amerling is the author of the Physicians’ Declaration of Independence and is a seasoned speaker and on-air contributor.
• Dr. Amerling on the Steve Malzberg Show: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Jav5QONqlw
• AAPS Director (Dr. Amerling) on Glenn Beck Show: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HX0WRvwaw5Y
• Dr. Richard Amerling is Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine at Mount Sinai Beth Israel in New York City and he gives Dr. Gina the facts on Ebola: http://www.politichicks.tv/2014/10/much-worry-ebola/

The Boston Courts: A study in judicial shell games

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new logoMarti Oakley

Commentary by Doug Kinan

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2courtA recent article in the Boston Globe regarding the case of author Patricia Cornwell, who won a jury verdict only to see it thrown out by Judge George O’toole, is a grand example of the rot at the core of our court system.

O’toole of course leaned on supposed “technical errors” to cast the jury’s vote aside. Technical errors, and other idiotic, mindless nonsensical crap is used in courts across the country to vacate verdicts, dismiss legitimate cases, limit key evidence and refuse to allow it to even be seen or heard: these are just a few tools of the judicial trade.

From the Boston Globe Article:

“The judge acknowledged that some of the claims in the case were not affected by his errors, but still ordered a new trial, saying, “There is no way to assess what the verdict on the remaining claims properly subject to jury evaluation would have been.”

Lukey said Thursday that the decision to limit some of the key evidence in the case effectively dilutes the overall claims that Anchin maliciously wronged Cornwell and her company.”

But then came this comment from Doug Kinan, which needs to be read carefully.

Based on my experience, it appears that legal jujitsu and legal manipulations designed to wear out Ms. Cornwell, change the subject or vacate the award may be alive and well in this case.

In my view, many high dollar cases can be legally rigged, depending on how much money is involved to afford the “legal insurance” necessary, which may reduce the fiduciary’s exposure along the many years it takes to litigate a given case. The possibility of behind the scene bribes, unsaid promises and/or fraternity connections can be very persuasive.

There are numerous cases in probate courts across America to demonstrate that the formula for using the court to steal from the weak, defenseless and/or elderly is standard operating procedure in many cases, and especially in large estates.

Here is how one method works:

1. A fiduciary and/or a predator attorney may have the intention to defraud their client(s)out of a huge sum of money, depending on the case, the amount of money involved and who and/or how weak or defenseless the plaintiff is. If the fiduciary and/or predator attorney believes the plaintiff will not fight or has limited resources to fight, the theft is on and the fiduciary and/or predator attorney has the authority to steal as much as possible, and in some cases the majority of the estate. NOTE: Most lawyers are honest and decent. However, predator attorneys have mastered “gaming of the system” and/or have the necessary connections to achieve their desired result in one form or another. There is almost no penalty or significant consequences involved – Board of Bar Overseer oversight is pitiful.

2. During what I call the “defraud period”, the fiduciary uses some of the “misappropriated” funds (“walking around money”) to “buy off” and/or prolong the administrative/legal manipulations that follow. It’s done in many ways, but usually the fiduciary changes the subject to obfuscate the matter by the pound. The legal manipulations are designed to cloud the primary issue, wear down the plaintiff and increase legal fees.

3. After a period of years, there is either a forced settlement, a “compromise” or the judge in the case can make up any rule to “deliver justice” the way he or she sees fit. You never know what happens behind the scenes.

So long as the “triumvirate” (lawyer, judge, Board of Bar Overseers) can make up and/or ignore any rules they want, essentially there is no oversight and the amount of money determines where and how the case proceeds and ends.

Another way to look at legalized theft is:

1. Fiduciary and/or attorney steals $50,000 in a probate matter.

2. Plaintiff files an objection with the court and files a complaint with the Board of Bar Overseers, not necessarily in that order.

3. Plaintiff learns that retaining an attorney would be cost prohibitive and the gamble to litigate is too risky. NOTE: Most honest lawyers will tell a prospective client that the law, the facts and the evidence mean almost nothing in comparison to the “connections” and/or oversight failure to follow and apply the plain language Rules of Professional Conduct.

4. After years of litigating the case, the fiduciary and/or predatory attorney may offer a “take it or leave it” settlement of less than the “misappropriated” amount of $50,000 (court euphemism for stealing). The plaintiff almost has no choice but to accept, accept a “bench” decision or go to trial. The judge closes the case and simultaneously the Board complaint is a closed matter.

The possibility also exists that a “settlement” can be imposed, even if there is no settlement agreement.

We are at a stage in America where two tiered justice operates in plain sight, the “rule of law” is not the rule of law, that “equal justice under the law” is just a slogan and the reasonable conclusion is that the law can be negotiated, not obeyed.

America talks the best justice in the world. The reality is much different.

dougkinan@yahoo.com
Community & Good Government Advocate
Sworn & Commissioned Officer – Massachusetts Trial Court (Retired)
Member – Board of Directors, Boston State Hospital Project

9/11: Why Chroniclers Demur

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new logoby James Hufferd, Ph.D.

911 Coordinator, Truth Grassroots Organization

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Let’s face it – America is fantasyland and always has been.

The ancestors of 98% of us, and in some cases we ourselves, came to this country (and those of you elsewhere, please understand) in the firm belief that they (we) would soon be well-to-do, respected, and trouble-free full citizens of this land of plenty, this virtual Heaven, where the good will always come out on top. The meaning of things here isn’t what it is, but what you would like it to be. “Liberty and justice for all? We already have that! Don’t tell me we don’t! Sure, there are problems!” 9/11? “I don’t need to look at the evidence! I know it had to be those foreigners, because no Americans would do or allow anything that evil, even if they were in the hapless joke of a government. It’s not conceivable, I don’t care what you say your evidence shows.”

On the other hand, my friend Dante Vignaroli wrote in Facebook: “Amazing that in the history of aviation airplanes crashing into things like buildings and the ground left no debris, like wings, tails, jet engines, seats, bodies, wheels on 9-11-2001. I remember another dark day in America, it was 11-22-1963. And there are many other similar days in the past and more will continue to happen until the people finally say enough is enough and refuse to be lied to by our government.”

If only far more Americans would summon the will to use and trust their own minds instead of internalizing the constant inane narration overriding their honest, unimpaired, amply demonstrated (in other venues) ability to think!

But the incredible response to 9/11 of A-list public intellectuals and informants down the line, from (yes, sadly) Oliver Stone to Charles Lewis, the well-reputed top-level “investigative” journalist who wrote the brand new book, 935 LIES, uniformly neither affirm nor deny the government’s and media’s 9/11 lies. They just leave either mention or anything more than passing reference to the whole, key stupendous and era-transforming episode out, as if it never really happened!

After I checked the content and carefully examined the table of contents and index of the distinguished Mr. Lewis’ heralded book, astonishingly finding nary the slightest mention of 9/11 nor of the JFK atrocity amid the hundreds of certified lies and deceptions he deigned to document, I shot the author an email inquiring how that could happen, what with more abundant evidence of more and far more-consequential lying in those two cases than for any of the instances actually cited to illustrate the argued depravity of decades of successive administrations? Maybe he planned a second volume, with 9/11 lies as its singular focus?

And he answered without hesitation: “9/11 is a massive subject, yes, which has been heavily covered and analyzed by the local, national and international news media, by academics and by government institutions and commissions. And despite that, it will still take decades for the full truth to emerge, as with all major historically significant and complex subjects.

“However, as especially in the case of presidential assassinations and UFOs, I generally avoid sensational but uncertain assumptions and curiosities which have not and cannot be proven authoritatively. Life’s too short. Some of us choose to walk on firm ground. That includes me. I generally try to avoid quicksand and quagmires [but am happy to point out and document nearly a thousand other blatant government lies to the American people by their sleazy controllers. I just can’t venture to look into anything that might rile anybody too much, especially my sponsors. You understand.”]

It’s like the Soviets’ scrubbing inconvenient non-persons out of official photos. Those – and I think all of those who are approved to depict our common histories and paint approved limited hangouts into all of our probing minds are doing just that with 9/11, permanently creating false consciousness instead of arguing niggling points of honest protest and answering arrays of impossible questions, by focusing the discussion precisely everywhere else. And the real sources, meanwhile, not being approved, exist only as scraps in our own cut-off non-minds, and being non-sources, don’t exist, are beneath the slightest notice. The world goes on without reality being noted.

Our pipeline to everyone everywhere needs to expand exponentially.

Newtown Parents to Tour Universe As Ambassadors of Peace

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By G. Cochran, Assistant Editor
(Published Wednesday, July 8, 2015)

SH_In_Space2[2] Determined to find a solution to gun violence, even if it takes traveling to distant worlds. General Electric in cooperation with NASA and the HONR Network announced today their plans to send parents of the children who died in the tragic events at Sandy Hook Elementary school into space! This landmark event will send the parents to distant planets like Saturn where they will meet with our dark lord, Satan and present their plan to end gun violence.

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Monopoly Money Ship Runs Aground in Greece

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Opinion new-logo25By W. R. McAfee, Sr. ______________________________________________ Italy, Ireland, Spain, Portugal are marked —one at a time—for financial mop-ups like Greece ; the idea being they and the world could watch in ‘horror’ while The City siphons the remainder of their financial lives,

bank accounts, savings; this without smugness  from the U.S. whose taxes fall, oh, about a trillion short of interest payments annually on the $18 trillion these financial jackals have run up with America’s corrupt politicians and ‘officials’.

Only difference in U.S. and Greece is the scale.

Curiously, communist Russia (alleged fall was crafted) was not among the marked. Not so curious when a brief scan of history reveals The City’s bankers bankrolled communism through their Bolshevik takeover of the Russian revolution at a cost of some 60 million mostly white Russian Christian lives.

Hear about that in your history classes?

I didn’t either.

Then Gore invented the Internet.

The bankers slip front men into key financial positions in financially teetering countries.

Read somewhere Greece’s finance minister resigned. Didn’t Goldman Sachs work a profit deal with him to spiff up his books?

Wonder if Goldman has any advisors in the White House ?

Foreclosure processes on nations’ resources (collateral for the bankers) kick-in when countries can’t pay interest on tipping-point loans that banks steered them to by shoveling generous paper “loans” at corrupt government officials and politicians. When a nation tips, its resources are commandeered or sold off to front companies and corporations controlled by the same bankers that lent them the money. They’re already pick at Greece’s bones. It’s an age-old high stakes financial scam begun by a small handful of banking family patriarchs several centuries ago that’s updated each century as technologies enable new methods of theft.

The current crop of not-so-bright but enormously greedy and corrupt politicians and government officials around the globe who drank deeply from central bank troughs, and who counted on not being around (or alive) when it came time to pay their financial fiddlers, suddenly found themselves in the banker’s noose while they were still in office and around and there was nowhere for these bilge rats to run—unintended justice, perhaps, as the financial chaos begins to unfold. Investors and speculators (not connected to The City’s  cabal) holding financial instruments in marked countries have haircuts coming.

But, there’s this troubling aspect of Iceland who told these monopoly money masters—who’re use to running around the globe with handfuls of fiat cash after deliberately indebting nations through corrupt government officials and politicians; buying up gold, silver (real value, real money) and other hard assets (prime land)—what they could do with their debt; even threw a few in prison.

And now comes these pesky Greeks with their 2650 year old drachma who’ve said “no mas. . . we’ll try it without your foot on our necks.”.

Financial speak this all you want, but in the end it’s about control of ourselves, or the bankers controlling us. Which is why the founders drew the road map for America’s financial journey the way they did; that congress was the only body authorized by the Constitution to coin [print] the nation’s currency.

For a reason.

They’d observed these thieves at work in Europe and England and had them foremost in mind as they wrote the Constitution—still valid and the greatest governing document ever written regardless of pimp blather fed the public by the banker-owned media and sycophants in Washington. Obama—like B-II, Clinton, B-I, the peanut farmer, et al—are simply vetted front-man for these bankers’ who’ve kept their global financial agenda afloat in America for the last century; assassinating three presidents (Kennedy, Garfield, Lincoln) and a Congressman (McFadden) along the way who opposed a central bank by these bankers.

They also attempted to assassinate a sitting President (Andrew Jackson) who threw the central bank out of America during the early 1830’s, and an ex-president who was running for the office again (T. Roosevelt) on an in dependent ticket in the early 1900’s, and who was on record as saying “. . . America should handle its own money and financial affairs.”

Congressman Louis T. McFadden , the most knowledgeable congressman about the central bank in Washington last century, brought formal charges against the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve Bank system, The Comptroller of the Currency, and the Secretary of United States Treasury on May 23, 1933, for criminal acts that included conspiracy, fraud, unlawful conversion, and treason.

The bankers began trying to assassinate McFadden. The first attempt came when two shots were fired at him from ambush when he stepped from a cab in front of a Capital hotel. Both missed. Then he was poisoned after eating food at a political banquet in Washington. A physician friend at the banquet saved his life. Finally, , on Oct. 3, 1936, he “. . .died suddenly of heart after a ‘dose’ of ‘intestinal flu.’”

It was Woodrow Wilson and a handful of corrupt congressmen, though, who doomed America financially when they sold their souls and country to these financial demons in 1913 and allowed them a 100-year charter to set up a central bank (The Fed) to print America’s money for the cost of paper, ink and press time; then sell it to the nation at face value and perpetual interest; this, in Wilson’s case, in exchange for the bankers financing his run for—and guaranteeing—him the presidency.

America’s government-controlled resources were put up as collateral for these loans. Ft. Knox is empty. Gold transfers to England for “debt” payments in the billions floated by the bankers’ European central banks back through America’s Fed for payment in gold, began the first part of last century once the Fed was established.

Variations of the central bank scam ‘model’ have been duplicated worldwide by the bankers in some 150 other nations; all “legitimized” by government officials and politicians and inside confederates; nations that now find themselves in similar financial boats hemorrhaging red ink.

You go, Iceland.

God speed, Greece

Buy your own printing presses, print your own money, put it in your independent treasuries, keep it under lock and key, turn away foreign bankers, and use the fruits of your own labors like God intended.

A STACK N’ PAK WORLD

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new logoAuthor, Chuck Frank

www.lightofthenation.us

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Over 200 hundred years ago Thomas Jefferson who penned the Declaration of Independence believed that America would be far better off in a rural setting than urbanization. He also warned us against building large cities such as the likes of London as they would breed demoralization, crime, corruption, violence, racism, growing poverty, drug abuse, house to house and apartment living, stress and unrest and no hope for the future.

Yes, our country would have been far better off if we had followed the words of Jefferson for we could had avoided the urban fallout and the likes of Detroit where “Urban Renewal” imploded like so many other far fetched ideas that dealt with high rise apartment buildings which would end up being destroyed one way or another, and also by their own occupants in places such as New York City. Yet, with big city planners it was business as usual. They were shooting blanks on the range with not even a target in sight. However, the offspring of these same city planners have bungled once again and have not learned from the devastating inner city experiment. The latest blueprint on the drawing board is still for high rise centers while showcasing Agenda 21 micro-apartments nationwide where the people will be stacked n’ packed as rats while using a bicycle for their journey to the nearest rec. center where they will be able to trim themselves down on a tread mill. And that will be the American Dream? Spare me.

Pulp fiction is a way better term to explain sustainable living in a not so brave, New World Order. It’s about as entertaining as a clown on a unicycle in a three ring circus. Cities are becoming infested with gangs while frustrated people cannot find peace and harmony or the meaning of life. The truth of the matter is that America is imploding. Overpopulated cities do not offer enough freedom, activity or recreation such as hiking, fishing, hunting and camping , or hitting the trail on a horse which allows the individual to experience a natural and quiet environment vs. an unnatural and chaotic urban world. Also see ”Implosion” here…

Now then, white mice or rats are a unique measure that might be used in explaining the social failures of stacking n’ packing people. It was Dr. John B. Calhoun from the National Institute of Health in Washington D.C. who spearheaded an extremely important study with 3,000 mice living in an overpopulated condition and close quarters. However, no matter how ideal the circumstances were, they could not adapt to their environment.

The mouse utopia began to break down and after about a year, violence began to surface and the mice were losing their ability to function in a normal manner. They started to die in great numbers as they could not adjust to their “utopia” type surroundings. Eventually, the entire mouse population perished while living in their multi-level home. The experiment offers serious reservations and revelations when considering a comparative analysis with regard to human behavior and one’s own social adaptation in an overcrowded environment.

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Comparatively, Japan, a very overcrowded country, gives us a glimpse of city living along with one of the world’s highest suicide rates which is the leading cause of death for people under 30. Factors in suicides in the country include social pressure, depression and unemployment. Crime is another growing problem.

Although Japan is one of the safest countries in the world, the Japanese are greatly concerned about recent increases in violent crime and crimes against property. There is a suicide in Japan every 15 minutes including close to 33,000 reported in 2009. A loss for the meaning of life, also enters into this equation, but all the while “sustainable” social engineers in America are planning mega-city apartments while flushing people out of rural and mountainous areas by not allowing more job creation and closing down access to the public forest lands.

Also, planners and environmental agencies purposely limit growth by turning down companies who wish to relocate in rural areas. It is all part of the U.N. Agenda 21 model and also Big Brother’s idea of controlling the masses worldwide. And with prisons in America already being maxed out, an RFID ankle bracelet might suffice in a stack n’ pak world.

There are real solutions for America and the world but is anyone listening?

House of Lords: America in the Balance
Author: Charles W. Frank
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Greece Says “NO MORE” to Austerity and Their Global Loan Shark Predators are Pouting About it

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new-logo25kohls Gary G. Kohls, MD

 

 

Predatory lenders “work to bankrupt the countries that received those loans so that they would be forever beholden to their creditors, and so they would be easy targets when we needed favors, including military bases, UN votes, or access to oil and other natural resources.” – John Perkins, author of “Confessions of an Economic Hit Man”

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I’ve been on the side of underdogs ever since I heard the biblical story about little David and the giant Goliath. My support for underdogs was strengthened during my childhood when I found myself always cheering for whichever baseball team was playing against the powerful New York Yankees in the World Series (usually the Dodgers) during the era when thepredaaots Yankees dominated major league baseball. And when I first read Lord Acton’s famous aphorism, something resonated with me. Acton said: “Power corrupts and absolute power corrupts absolutely.” To me the saying wasn’t just about brutes, bullies, dictators, the “divine right of kings”, drill sergeants, tyrannical politicians or fascist military’s.

To me, Acton was talking about every kind of dominative power one could think of (as opposed to the non-dominative power of love, mercy, forgiveness and compassion), which would include economic, corporate, racial, religious, and sexual powers that are wielded by therapists, exploiters and assorted tyrants of this world, goliaths who invariably use their often illegitimately-acquired power to oppress those who are unable to defend themselves.

That is why I have opposed violent military power like the United States Pentagon and CIA wields. That is why I think that true patriots should be working hard to overturn Citizens United and why I am heartened by the courageous truth-telling of presidential candidate upstarts like the Green Party’s Dr Jill Stein and the Democratic Socialist presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, both of whom are willing to raise issues that threaten the powerful and the entrenched powers-that-be.

Why Real World Citizens Should be Rooting for Greece

So I suppose it was only natural for me to be cheering for Greece’s courageous little anti-fascist Syriza Party when it said no to more of the austerity that has been inflicted against little Greece by powerful Germany, the giant (Frankfurt-based) European Central Bank, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and various other predatory investors (including hedge funds) various investor class factions have been furiously and incestuously bailing each other out with nothing in the negotiations for the people in the streets.

Over the last 6 years the real issues that have created the Greek Debt Crisis have been intentionally mis-characterized by the super-wealthy oligarchy that owns and controls most of the Greek media outlets (both the issues and the media are very similar to what has been happening in Greece). But last weekend the crisis finally came to a head when a truly democratic referendum, called by the left-wing, mainly anti-fascist coalition parties, resulted in an landslide rejection (61%) against further austerity for the little people.

It is easy to understand why right-wingers, corporatists, militarists, fascists, monarchists and the greedy 1% try so hard to undermine democracy and discourage voting. When there are honest referendums, honest elections, honest voter registration, honest vote-counting and honest political campaigns, the wealthy few can’t out-vote their victims, especially when the 99% finally stop voting against their self-interest.

That is why militarists, colonialists, slave-holders, racists, segregationists and greedy capitalists prefer fascist governments (or a monarchy) over true democracy. Fascists are better at suppressing uncertainty and unrest, and investors abhor uncertainty and unrest.

The Tax-evading Greek Corporations are a Large Part of the Debt Crisis, as it is in America

Very little media attention in America has been given to the notoriously tax-evading giant corporations and the parasites among Greece’s 1% who prefer that the middle and lower classes pay more than their fair share of taxes. It should come as no surprise to understand that the filthy rich are the ones who own the media outlets in both countries. The ugly propaganda and lies from right-wing pro-corporate Greek media outlets this past week put even Fox News to shame.

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Jade Helm, Terrorist Attacks, Surveillance and Other Fairy Tales for a Gullible Nation

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By John W. Whitehead
July 6, 2015
“Strange how paranoia can link up with reality now and then.” ― Philip K. Dick, A Scanner Darkly

Once upon a time, there was a nation of people who believed everything they were told by their government.

When terrorists attacked the country, and government officials claimed to have been caught by surprise, the people believed them. And when the government passed massive laws aimed at locking down the nation and opening the door to total government surveillance, the people believed it was done merely to keep them safe. The few who disagreed were labeled traitors.

When the government waged costly preemptive wars on foreign countries, insisting it was necessary to protect the nation, the citizens believed it. And when the government brought the weapons and tactics of war home to use against the populace, claiming it was just a way to recycle old equipment, the people believed that too. The few who disagreed were labeled unpatriotic.

When the government spied on its own citizens, claiming they were looking for terrorists hiding among them, the people believed it. And when the government began tracking the citizenry’s movements, monitoring their spending, snooping on their social media, and surveying their habits—supposedly in an effort to make their lives more efficient—the people believed that, too. The few who disagreed were labeled paranoid.

When the government let private companies take over the prison industry and agreed to keep the jails full, justifying it as a cost-saving measure, the people believed them. And when the government started arresting and jailing people for minor infractions, claiming the only way to keep communities safe was to be tough on crime, the people believed that too. The few who disagreed were labeled soft on crime.

When the government hired crisis actors to take part in disaster drills, never alerting the public to which “disasters” were staged, the people genuinely believed they were under attack. And when the government insisted it needed greater powers to prevent such attacks from happening again, the people believed that too. The few who disagreed were told to shut up or leave the country.

Finally, the government started carrying out covert military drills around the country, insisting they were necessary to train the troops for foreign combat, and most of the people believed them. The few who disagreed, warning that perhaps all was not what it seemed, were dismissed as conspiracy theorists and quacks.

By the time the government locked down the nation, using local police and the military to impose martial law, there was no one left in doubt of the government’s true motives—total control and domination—but there was also no one left to fight back.

Now every fable has a moral, and the moral of this story is to beware of anyone who urges you to ignore your better instincts and trust the government.

In other words, if it looks like trouble and it smells like trouble, you can bet there’s trouble afoot.

For instance, while there is certainly no shortage of foul-smelling government activities taking place right now, the one giving off the greatest stench is Jade Helm 15. This covert, multi-agency, multi-state, eight-week military training exercise is set to take place from July 15 through Sept. 15 in states across the American Southwest.

According to official government sources, “Jade Helm: Mastering the Human Domain” is a planned military exercise that will test and practice unconventional warfare including, but not limited to, guerrilla warfare, subversion, sabotage, intelligence activities, and unconventional assisted recovery. The training exercise will take place in seven different southwestern states: California, New Mexico, Colorado, Arizona, Texas, Utah and Nevada.

U.S. Army Special Operations Command will primarily lead this interagency training program but the Navy Seals, Air Force Special Operations, Marine Special Operations Command, Marine Expeditionary Units, 82nd Airborne Division, and other interagency partners will also be involved. Approximately 1,200 troops are expected to participate in these exercises.

The training is known as Realistic Military Training because it will be conducted outside of federal property. The exercises are going to be carried out on both public and private land, with the military reportedly asking permission of local authorities and landowners prior to land usage. The military map listing the locations that will host the exercise shows Texas, Utah, and the southern part of California as “hostile territory.” According to U.S. officials, these three areas are marked as hostile to simulate environments where American troops are viewed as the enemy. The other areas on the map are marked as permissive, uncertain (leaning friendly), or uncertain (leaning hostile).

Military officials claim that the southwestern states were chosen because this exercise requires large areas of undeveloped land as well as access to towns and population hubs. These states purportedly also provide a climate and terrain that is similar to that of potential areas of combat for the United States, particularly Iraq, Iran and Syria.

Now the mainstream media has happily regurgitated the government’s official explanation about Jade Helm. However, there is a growing concern among those who are not overly worried about being labeled conspiratorialists or paranoid that the government is using Jade Helm as a cover to institute martial law, bring about total population control, or carry out greater surveillance on the citizenry.

In the first camp are those who fear that Jade Helm will usher in martial law.

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Deirdre Gilbert: Medical Malpractice & The price we pay for it

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Our guest will be Deidre Gilbert of the National Medical Malpractice Advocacy Association  (NMMAA) who will talk about how she became involved in advocating for people who were harmed by medical negligence.  This issue is particularly important to those of us fighting the abuse and neglect of our elderly whose doctors seem unaware or unaffected by the deteriorating state of their patients, often times resulting in death.

Topics this evening include:

What is National Medical Malpractice Advocacy?

What is Medical Malpractice Month? What is the organization trying to accomplish?

Why are doctors able to still practice with criminal history and multiple medical malpractice suits?

(We’d like to know that too, Deidre!)

Website is www.nmmaa.org

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Toward a Parade of Irreverent Commentary

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I am a new contributor at Memory Hole that seeks to frankly address a variety of issues in American academe from what will be an often ironic liberal perspective that this blog may from time-to-time lack. Being a generally open-minded chap, Dr. Tracy has offered me a platform and I am proceeding under a pseudonym of my own choosing.

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This is necessary because the academic community, perhaps surprisingly for some, is among the foremost holdouts to views and analyses that even modestly diverge from its own. In addition, contributing to a site like this using my real name could seriously torpedo my chances of ever receiving an NEH grant or obtaining weighty blurbs from established colleagues on future book projects.

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The Trans-Pacific Partnership, Slavery, the AME Massacre and the Emancipation Proclamation:

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If the TPP had been the Law of the Land for the past 150 years, Slavery Would Still be Legal

 

“The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) – a global corporate noose around U.S. local, state, and national sovereignty – narrowly passed a major procedural hurdle in the Congress by gaining “fast track” status. … “fast track” is a euphemism for your members of Congress … handcuffing themselves, so as to prevent any amendments or adequate debate before the final vote … TPP is another euphemism that is used to avoid the word “treaty”, which would require ratification by two-thirds of the Senate.”

“The corporate-indentured politicians keep calling this gigantic treaty with thirty chapters, of which only five relate to traditional trade issues…. The other twenty-five chapters, if passed as they are, will have serious impacts on your livelihoods as workers and consumers, as well as your air, water, food, and medicines.

“Only corporations … are entitled to sue the U.S. government for any alleged harm to their profits from health, safety or other regulations in secret tribunals that operate as offshore kangaroo courts, not in open courts.” Ralph Nader 

Last week was a landmark week for President Obama and his administration. It was so important that last Friday’s PBS Washington Week program couldn’t find room for the slightest mention of what is arguably the most disastrous and most secretive anti-democracy, pro-corporate legislation since the Patriot Act and Homeland Security Acts were passed at the beginning of the late, lamented Cheney/Bush administration. Similarly – and astonishingly – nobody in the 2001 Congress actually read either of those bills (except for Ohio Democratic House member Dennis Kucinich); and, soberingly, the same is true of the Trans-Pacific Partnership’s fast-track legislation. So congressional members are relying on what the lobbyists are telling them about TPP and again, shamefully voting on something that they haven’t read!

Washington Week only had space for the Supreme Court’s legalizing same-gender marriage, Obamacare, the massacre in Charleston and Obama’s powerful eulogy there.

As important and newsworthy as those items were, not a word was mentioned about what might have been the most important and onerous development in DC, the progress of the secretive, anti-democratic, pro-corporate legislation, the TPP.

Fair-minded, critical thinking, wide-awake persons who are capable of changing their minds when new information is revealed to them (AKA, resistance to cognitive dissonance) have come to understand that anything that happens in the ‘hallowed halls” of the Global Corporate Congress in DC is bad news for democracy, the middle class, the working class and the poor and good news for democracy’s amoral enemies in the multinational corporations, the Pentagon, the war industries and the national security state apparatus..

Any time that the “dirty trick” gridlock masters in the GOP (exemplified so well by the evil visages of Republican House Majority Leader John Boehner, Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and 1840s-era Senator John C. Calhoun) can get the equally co-opted, pro-corporate Democrats to agree to any major legislation (such as going to war), you will know that workers, consumers and democracy – are all going to get screwed.

The euphemistically-labeled TPP is a late Obama administration payback to investors (AKA “return on investment”). Obama’s campaigns were heavily funded by Wall Street, Big Banks, Big Pharma and multinational corporations, and it is now payback time.

The Cynics View of Corporate-controlled American Elections

Corporations fully expect that their campaign “contributions” (AKA “bribes”) will lead to some return on that investment. And, in order to hedge their bets, they willingly spend money on the campaigns of both NeoConservatives in the GOP and NeoLiberals in the Democratic Party that their lobbyists and shills (including the US Chamber of Commerce) have previously vetted/screened and then approved as fit candidates that will support the agendas of their paymasters. These anointed candidates – that only represent the far right wings or center-right wings of our One Party system – are the ones that we bamboozled voters will be fooled into voting for (usually against our best interests) when the next billion-dollar election cycle mercifully comes to an end.

The choices we voters are given when political campaigns come around have been getting more and more frustrating for thinking voters since the paranoid and hysterical pro-war, pseudo-patriotism emerged after 9/11/01.

That hysteria was orchestrated, in part, by the NeoConservative Bush administration insiders that were in the secretive Project for the New American Century (for more on the PNAC). It is obvious to many scholars and investigative journalists that the PNAC played a major role in orchestrating the catastrophic events of 9/11/01. The PNAC agenda was furthered – and actually cemented into place – by the anti-democratic Patriot Act and the Homeland Security Act, not to mention the Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision (see http://movetoamend.org/).

The TPP may be the End Game for the Global Corporate Elite

TPP, which has the bipartisan support of both the bribed pro-corporate Republicans and the bribed pro-corporate Democrats, probably represents the final solution to the global capitalist’s problem of providing stock market growth (and stability), the continuation of the privatization of public investments, the continued predatory lending system that destabilizes nation-states, the despoiling of the finite resources of our already corporate-poisoned planet, and the comforting march onward of the meaningless Dow-Jones Industrial Averages (only 30 companies involved).

The amoral and deceptive Wall Street and War Street hucksters will be laughing all the way to their off shore tax evading banks when TPP passes. Obama may not be fully aware of what he is a part of.

I can no longer trust anything that happens in the “hallowed halls” of the Global Corporate Congress which seems to have the blessings of both the “dirty trick” gridlock masters in the GOP and the often co-opted and the apparently well-meaning but sometimes naïve Democrats. The ruling elites, their amoral lobbyists, their non-human, sociopathic corporations and their bought-and-paid-for lapdog politicians operate as if they have no shame; they know who they are and it is our patriotic duty to identify them and put them out of office.

TPP Represents the Anti-democracy End-game of the Global Elite

It looks like the TPP is the economic end-game that the corporatists and corrupt capitalists have been played so cunningly, with behind the scenes support from their transnational corporate partners in the once-honorable 1) US Chamber of Commerce ,

2) the Koch brothers,

3) the American Legislative Exchange Council ,

4) large majorities in America’s Global Corporate Congress and

5) most every brain-washed (or brain-dead) greedy private “free market” investor with a 401K.

The desperate little guy investor with his mutual fund-loaded stock portfolios and 401Ks can be justifiably accused of being accomplices in the corporate exploitation – and the inevitable despoiling – of the air, water, soil and food (AKA “man-made” climate change) and the militarization of the upper atmosphere by the Pentagon and the lethal weapons industries.

Of course, these investors, suppressing the ethics they learned in Sunday School, know that their portfolios may temporarily increase in value after TPP gets passed, but they may not know that they and their children will likely be permanently disadvantaged when their loved ones lose their jobs or see wages and benefits disappear in the race-to-the-bottom competition from exploitive foreign competitors – all for the long-term benefit of the cunning multinational TPP manipulators at the top.

The TPP vs the Emancipation Proclamation? Democracy Loses

And here is where the “un-mentioned” juxtapositions of last week’s major events come in.

Obama scored a lot of points with his pro-democracy, anti-racist, anti-discrimination rhetoric last week, but he should have lost many of those points by simultaneously pushing the bi-partisan and radically anti-democracy TPP. Time will tell. One wonders if his speechwriters saw the irony.

Oboma’s speechwriters certainly haven’t pointed out the obviously evil Dick Cheney-style dark side of the TPP’s union-busting, anti-worker, anti-jobs, pro-corporate, pro-BigPharma, pro-Wall Street agenda. It is a virtual certainty that Obama has never read all of the secret 30 chapters in the treaty agreement. No one in Congress has been even allowed to adequately study all the secret provisions.

After considering all of the above, I realized that if the TPP had been the law of the land before Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation, the tyrannical, apartheid-style (AKA, fascist) plantation slavery system in the South could have successfully sued the Lincoln administration and then fined the government hefty amounts of money for harming its economic bottom line and its future profits if it ever tried to end the highly lucrative business.

It would have been a no-brainer for the shyster lawyers (“shyster” is the term my father always used when referred to corporate lawyers) employed by any corporate-funded New World Order courts like the TPP, NAFTA or World Trade Organization to prove that the bottom lines of any slave holding (or sweat shop, or unionized) company would have been negatively affected if their profit-based system was outlawed. This would have been especially true if the proclamation had been issued by a despised, intellectual, educated, “liberal”, “nigger-loving”, uppity president who was also an eloquent speaker.

If the slaves were set free, allowed to vote or allowed to have their own churches, what would happen to the profits of pro-slavery, racist tyrants like South Carolina’s US Senator John C. Calhoun (see below)?

Any corporate-controlled court of law that was approved by the anti-democratic TPP rules would easily see that future profits of the plantation system would be severely and negatively impacted by the Emancipation Proclamation, and thus the humanitarian aims of president Lincoln would have been declared illegal and contrary to the treaty. The US government would have lost the case or more likely, the case would have been thrown out of court before the Star Chamber tribunal even reached for its gavel.

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Do Good and Don’t Be Suckered

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new-logo25 James Hufferd, Ph.D. Coordinator, 911 Truth Grassroots Organization

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“There is something in us that refuses to be treated as less than human. We are created for freedom.” – Archbishop Desmond Tutu

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There is so much hate in this current world and so much deception. Yesterday, I responded to an over-sized card I got in the mail from the phone giant Cyberlink inviting me, in effect, to change my satellite TV provider from DISH, which I presently have bundled with them, back to DIRECT, which I had bundled with back before their own dramatic price rise. I was invited to lock in the lowest price for three years. So, I called and got this people-friendly guy who told me right off that if I really wanted the lowest price, then the three-year stable-price deal was out the window. But he could save me $35 a month (big money for me, by the way) for the first year, and then I’d be free to scrum month-by-month for continued lower rates via whatever promotion they had on offer at the time.

He also explained he could throw in a $150 Visa card (bearing what interest he neglected to say), and could waive the supposedly usual deposit and give me $50 off the first payment, with no connection fee. I took his word on it, because no choice and it sounded substantially better than what I had, so I gave him my “physical address”, SS #, blood type, etc., and he locked me in and assigned me a new registration number, and then he told me I had to give him two months payment in advance immediately plus rent on the box. Stipulations, reservations, and numbers flying in every direction! And then, when I told him – well, I won’t tell you what I told him – and that the deal was off, he informed me I was already on the hook for it and cast me into what turned out to be permanent purgatory hold to try and explain the whole sequence to a different operative and cancel if I could remember enough or any of it – doubtful. Lucy and the football again!

I know that their agents, or (excuse me!) “independent contractors” are rewarded with so close to zilch by these humongous interlocking conglomerates of interlocking conglomerates, most or all owned by or through Vanguard as most likely a mere sideline to central banking and issuing earth-shaking directives and playing paymaster to countless millions, if not billions, of working stiffs globally, while posing as the American and beyond economy, that the minions all feel that they have to pass along as much of the misery, scripted chicanery, and petty disinformation as they can just to survive it themselves. And they are probably correct in that bitterly-inculcated assumption. (It’s a lot like, “if the WTC asbestos is going to cost us billions to extricate, sure, we’ll conspire.”) All of a seamless piece – this niggling deceit, state violence and boundless intrigue, shaped fiction as news, financial manipulation, theft of popular and national control.

So, with this, one wonders, just mightn’t it be better to go back to locally-based phone companies with equipment and connections that actually work and TV programming that’s all paid for by advertising – which we have to endure being thoroughly brainwashed by anyway? And, what’s it to us if the interlocking directorates don’t get their tidy per diems? Let them live on crackers and cheese off their piddling mercenaries, bombs, and our beggaring interest and debt! I’m beginning to think that “free enterprise” ain’t really all that free!

A recent theme is that the Internet can rescue humankind from government and establishment lies and deceptions. Wish that it were true! First, the percentage of people who search for the truth of things online must be in the low single digits at best. And even these oddest of folks (i.e., we) are quite effectively neutralized up to now by demonization, humiliation, threats, dire threats, and more effective and more rapid-fire lies, try as we might.

Also, nothing, and I mean nothing! on the Internet is authoritative at all in the sense that Cronkite and Huntley/Brinkley once were. Even today, all of the authority that there is is on the other side. What do we have that anyone should believe us? Grit and truth alone. Probably, not even time.

But no standard for believability exists, so we in the Truth Community all end up suspecting each other of shill-dom, troll-dom, or possibly something worse if we don’t agree on absolutely everything. Hardly inspiring credence!

So, let’s instead all try living by the tried, true and for the most part abandoned standard of absolute ethical/moral purity, so that people will have no cause to want to disbelieve us. We must literally be the society we seek to birth. Or else, we can cast no aspersions. No more ad hominems or unsubstantiated charges based on little more than 360-degree suspicion (a character flaw usually stuck with a less-flattering name). Stick to the verified and verifiable facts and extend courtesy and withhold final judgment even where doing so may not be deserved. Going forward, we must stand out for forbearance, not quick-triggered-ness, because there’s more than we can handle that we can prove.

In discourse, never lose sight of justice; but we must strive our utmost to resemble the extraordinary forgivers of the church in Charleston. And we will probably lose some points in so doing, but gradually gain a whole lot more, I believe, than we ever dreamed.

One more motto we can proudly place on our banners for all to see and repeat – “DO GOOD AND DON’T BE SUCKERED!”

JH: 6/28/15

The Emergence of Orwellian Newspeak and the Death of Free Speech

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By John W. Whitehead
June 29, 2015

This commentary is also available at www.rutherford.org.

“If you don’t want a man unhappy politically, don’t give him two sides to a question to worry him; give him one. Better yet, give him none. Let him forget there is such a thing as war. If the government is inefficient, top-heavy, and tax-mad, better it be all those than that people worry over it…. Give the people contests they win by remembering the words to more popular songs or the names of state capitals or how much corn Iowa grew last year. Cram them full of noncombustible data, chock them so damned full of ‘facts’ they feel stuffed, but absolutely ‘brilliant’ with information. Then they’ll feel they’re thinking, they’ll get a sense of motion without moving. And they’ll be happy, because facts of that sort don’t change.” ― Ray Bradbury, Fahrenheit 451

How do you change the way people think? You start by changing the words they use.

In totalitarian regimes—a.k.a. police states—where conformity and whitehad bokcompliance are enforced at the end of a loaded gun, the government dictates what words can and cannot be used. In countries where the police state hides behind a benevolent mask and disguises itself as tolerance, the citizens censor themselves, policing their words and thoughts to conform to the dictates of the mass mind.

Even when the motives behind this rigidly calibrated reorientation of societal language appear well-intentioned—discouraging racism, condemning violence, denouncing discrimination and hatred—inevitably, the end result is the same: intolerance, indoctrination and infantilism.

It’s political correctness disguised as tolerance, civility and love, but what it really amounts to is the chilling of free speech and the demonizing of viewpoints that run counter to the cultural elite.

As a society, we’ve become fearfully polite, careful to avoid offense, and largely unwilling to be labeled intolerant, hateful, closed-minded or any of the other toxic labels that carry a badge of shame today. The result is a nation where no one says what they really think anymore, at least if it runs counter to the prevailing views. Intolerance is the new scarlet letter of our day, a badge to be worn in shame and humiliation, deserving of society’s fear, loathing and utter banishment from society.

For those “haters” who dare to voice a different opinion, retribution is swift: they will be shamed, shouted down, silenced, censored, fired, cast out and generally relegated to the dust heap of ignorant, mean-spirited bullies who are guilty of various “word crimes.”

We have entered a new age where, as commentator Mark Steyn notes, “we have to tiptoe around on ever thinner eggshells” and “the forces of ‘tolerance’ are intolerant of anything less than full-blown celebratory approval.”

In such a climate of intolerance, there can be no freedom speech, expression or thought.

Yet what the forces of political correctness fail to realize is that they owe a debt to the so-called “haters” who have kept the First Amendment robust. From swastika-wearing Neo-Nazis marching through Skokie, Illinois, and underaged cross burners to “God hates fags” protesters assembled near military funerals, those who have inadvertently done the most to preserve the right to freedom of speech for all have espoused views that were downright unpopular, if not hateful.

Until recently, the U.S. Supreme Court has reiterated that the First Amendment prevents the government from proscribing speech, or even expressive conduct, because it disapproves of the ideas expressed. However, that long-vaunted, Court-enforced tolerance for “intolerant” speech has now given way to a paradigm in which the government can discriminate freely against First Amendment activity that takes place within a government forum. Justifying such discrimination as “government speech,” the Court ruled that the Texas Dept. of Motor Vehicles could refuse to issue specialty license plate designs featuring a Confederate battle flag. Why? Because it was deemed offensive.

The Court’s ruling came on the heels of a shooting in which a 21-year-old white gunman killed nine African-Americans during a Wednesday night Bible study at a church in Charleston, N.C. The two events, coupled with the fact that gunman Dylann Roof was reportedly pictured on several social media sites with a Confederate flag, have resulted in an emotionally charged stampede to sanitize the nation’s public places of anything that smacks of racism, starting with the Confederate flag and ballooning into a list that includes the removal of various Civil War monuments.

These tactics are nothing new. This nation, birthed from puritanical roots, has always struggled to balance its love of liberty with its moralistic need to censor books, music, art, language, symbols etc. As author Ray Bradbury notes, “There is more than one way to burn a book. And the world is full of people running about with lit matches.”

Indeed, thanks to the rise of political correctness, the population of book burners, censors, and judges has greatly expanded over the years so that they run the gamut from left-leaning to right-leaning and everything in between. By eliminating words, phrases and symbols from public discourse, the powers-that-be are sowing hate, distrust and paranoia. In this way, by bottling up dissent, they are creating a pressure cooker of stifled misery that will eventually blow.

For instance, the word “Christmas” is now taboo in the public schools, as is the word “gun.” Even childish drawings of soldiers result in detention or suspension under rigid zero tolerance policies. On college campuses, trigger warnings are being used to alert students to any material they might read, see or hear that might upset them, while free speech zones restrict anyone wishing to communicate a particular viewpoint to a specially designated area on campus. Things have gotten so bad that comedians such as Chris Rock and Jerry Seinfeld refuse to perform stand-up routines to college crowds anymore.

Clearly, the country is undergoing a nervous breakdown, and the news media is helping to push us to the brink of insanity by bombarding us with wall-to-wall news coverage and news cycles that change every few days.

In this way, it’s difficult to think or debate, let alone stay focused on one thing—namely, holding the government accountable to abiding by the rule of law—and the powers-that-be understand this.

As I document in my book Battlefield America: The War on the American People, regularly scheduled trivia and/or distractions keep the citizenry tuned into the various breaking news headlines and entertainment spectacles and tuned out to the government’s steady encroachments on our freedoms. These sleight-of-hand distractions and diversions are how you control a population, either inadvertently or intentionally, advancing a political agenda agenda without much opposition from the citizenry.

Professor Jacques Ellul studied this phenomenon of overwhelming news, short memories and the use of propaganda to advance hidden agendas. “One thought drives away another; old facts are chased by new ones,” wrote Ellul.

Under these conditions there can be no thought. And, in fact, modern man does not think about current problems; he feels them. He reacts, but he does not understand them any more than he takes responsibility for them. He is even less capable of spotting any inconsistency between successive facts; man’s capacity to forget is unlimited. This is one of the most important and useful points for the propagandists, who can always be sure that a particular propaganda theme, statement, or event will be forgotten within a few weeks.

Already, the outrage over the Charleston shooting and racism are fading from the news headlines, yet the determination to censor the Confederate symbol remains. Before long, we will censor it from our thoughts, sanitize it from our history books, and eradicate it from our monuments without even recalling why. The question, of course, is what’s next on the list to be banned?

It was for the sake of preserving individuality and independence that James Madison, the author of the Bill of Rights, fought for a First Amendment that protected the “minority” against the majority, ensuring that even in the face of overwhelming pressure, a minority of one—even one who espouses distasteful viewpoints—would still have the right to speak freely, pray freely, assemble freely, challenge the government freely, and broadcast his views in the press freely.

This freedom for those in the unpopular minority constitutes the ultimate tolerance in a free society. Conversely, when we fail to abide by Madison’s dictates about greater tolerance for all viewpoints, no matter how distasteful, the end result is always the same: an indoctrinated, infantilized citizenry that marches in lockstep with the governmental regime.

Some of this past century’s greatest dystopian literature shows what happens when the populace is transformed into mindless automatons. In Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451, reading is banned and books are burned in order to suppress dissenting ideas, while televised entertainment is used to anesthetize the populace and render them easily pacified, distracted and controlled.

In Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World, serious literature, scientific thinking and experimentation are banned as subversive, while critical thinking is discouraged through the use of conditioning, social taboos and inferior education. Likewise, expressions of individuality, independence and morality are viewed as vulgar and abnormal.

And in George Orwell’s 1984, Big Brother does away with all undesirable and unnecessary words and meanings, even going so far as to routinely rewrite history and punish “thoughtcrimes.” In this dystopian vision of the future, the Thought Police serve as the eyes and ears of Big Brother, while the Ministry of Peace deals with war and defense, the Ministry of Plenty deals with economic affairs (rationing and starvation), the Ministry of Love deals with law and order (torture and brainwashing), and the Ministry of Truth deals with news, entertainment, education and art (propaganda). The mottos of Oceania: WAR IS PEACE, FREEDOM IS SLAVERY, and IGNORANCE IS STRENGTH.

All three—Bradbury, Huxley and Orwell—had an uncanny knack for realizing the future, yet it is Orwell who best understood the power of language to manipulate the masses. Orwell’s Big Brother relied on Newspeak to eliminate undesirable words, strip such words as remained of unorthodox meanings and make independent, non-government-approved thought altogether unnecessary. To give a single example, as psychologist Erich Fromm illustrates in his afterword to 1984:

The word free still existed in Newspeak, but it could only be used in such statements as “This dog is free from lice” or “This field is free from weeds.” It could not be used in its old sense of “politically free” or “intellectually free,” since political and intellectual freedom no longer existed as concepts….

Where we stand now is at the juncture of OldSpeak (where words have meanings, and ideas can be dangerous) and Newspeak (where only that which is “safe” and “accepted” by the majority is permitted). The power elite has made their intentions clear: they will pursue and prosecute any and all words, thoughts and expressions that challenge their authority.

This is the final link in the police state chain.

Having been reduced to a cowering citizenry—mute in the face of elected officials who refuse to represent us, helpless in the face of police brutality, powerless in the face of militarized tactics and technology that treat us like enemy combatants on a battlefield, and naked in the face of government surveillance that sees and hears all—we have nowhere left to go. Our backs are to the walls. From this point on, we have only two options: go down fighting, or capitulate and betray our loved ones, our friends and our selves by insisting that, as a brainwashed Winston Smith does at the end of Orwell’s 1984, yes, 2+2 does equal 5.

WC: 1909

 

TS Radio: w/ Joe Roubicek on Criminal law applied in corrupt probate cases

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link sizeJoin us Sunday evening June 28, 2015 at 6:00 pm CST!

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Our guest this evening is Joe Roubicek, a detective who has dealt directly with the targeting of the elderly by predators in the probate system.

We are exposed to the criminal activity facilitated by corrupt probate courts and those who depend on them for access and protection, every day of the week.  While the elderly are systematically targeted, kidnapped, isolated and neglected so that their estate can be siphoned off by the court appointed predators, a growing movement is underway to charge those responsible, criminally.

The corruption associated with probate courts across the country with the corresponding theft of estates perpetrated by predatory guardians, unethical attorneys and others who have interjected themselves into the case, has become a hot button topic. How to deal with these people in a so-called “justice system” that routinely works to protect the predators has also become the focus of many efforts.

Joe will be speakiing about what can be applied to criminal law in probate cases.

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