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Counterculture Demi-gods Still On The Horizon

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Freedom of speech and freedom of the press and the right to privacy are enshrined in the Bill of Rights which is meant to “protect the people” from former kingdoms and present day rogue governments fashioned to rule with an iron hand and monitor people through various means including invasive forms of surveillance, tapping phone lines, using satellites imagining and recording conversations on chipped cellphones, which is also being done by the corporate sector which uses cellphone notifications that are aligned with your conversation or your Internet search words.  Who’s watching and listening now, Google and Big Brother?

The Chinese people are already being monitored to the point that major privileges will be taken away if that person is not aligned with government rules and propaganda that seeks to make their rulers demi-gods and their rogue government their “safety net.”  Fat chance.  This is something that our founders were well aware of and that is why the Bill of Rights was born and fashioned to protect the people from their own government.

However, When ideological tyrants rule under the guise of democracy or a Republic, and for the “good of the whole”, checks and balances are ignored, censorship is born while disinformation reins, and thus, in this horrid state of affairs, it is inevitable that the socio-political-cultural and economic  needs of the people are sadly replaced by dreamers, idealists and corrupt special interests, which are inside and outside of the government.  This is what is now going on in America, plain and simple.  We can deny it and go on with our lives as if nothing is happening that could destroy the foundation of America but, lo and behold, America is now on the brink of falling away, but is there someone out there who will carry the torch of liberty before it is too late?  The flame is about ready to go out because the people are rapidly losing control of their country.

Finally,  these far reaching consequences within the state, which are treasonous and unconstitutional,  becomes tyranny when there is rampant corruption and  a total loss of the rule of law within and outside of government to where freedom is then destroyed either through anarchy or massive government control or though biased corporate entities such as Twitter, Facebook, Google and YouTube which regularly censor valuable knowledge which is necessary for making important choices.

Friends, this is America, plain and simple and it is now at the crossroads with an election that may make us or break us.  Choose wisely, lest the your basic freedoms and a country, which at one time focused on peace and
love, becomes run over by mob rule and civil unrest.  America, the beautiful, it is time for you to return to your roots lest you lose those very ideals that you cherish.  Love is the answer.

SAVING AMERICA

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In the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic, various states allowed liquor stores opened as “essential”, yet didn’t allow churches to gather.

     Though restrictions are loosening in some states, governors in Minnesota,, Alaska, Washington, Idaho, Montana, Illinois, California, New York, and Vermont prohibited  “in person” religious gatherings through stay-at-home orders implemented as the coronavirus took hold in the United States, (ie. data from the Pew Research Center shows.) 

     Take note of this and think about the shear consequences of pandemic events or other nationwide emergencies where the Demi-gods of various states will give the death blow to other activities that reflect the overreach within the Bill of Rights, and in particular, I am also noting our cherished amendments that protect the peoples rights of the freedom of religion, speech, the press, jury trials, the right to bear arms, protection from unreasonable searches and seizures, and excessive bail and fines.

Friends, we are talking freedom here, and if a person hasn’t realized what has transpired in America since the begging of the pandemic, then I just
wonder if Rip Van Winkle wouldn’t have already awakened before his twenty year nap?

If the people do not see by now what kind of a fiasco was orchestrated by the shutting down of an entire country and costing trillions of dollars to where an already  shaken nation and unstable dollar is now on the verge of a mega meltdown, what then?  And yes, the mainstream media totally failed  with their typical indoctrination by not balancing the rights and freedoms of people vs. an overblown pandemic meant to give government even more control!!  Educators, please take note of this and put that in your lesson plan when the schools reopen.

In closing I will say this,  I thought the churches were sanctuaries in any situation, yet  In the time of peril,  it is obvious that the one and only pseudo sanctuary is sadly designed to be “Big Brother” and the Little Caesars of the fallen states.  I think I’ll pass on that one.  No thank you.  I don’t need drones telling me if I’m not within the 6 foot guideline of social distancing.  Fear, fear, fear.


“Give me liberty or give me death.”

DOJ seeks new emergency powers amid coronavirus pandemic

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The Justice Department has quietly asked Congress for the ability to ask chief judges to detain people indefinitely without trial during emergencies — part of a push for new powers that comes as the coronavirus spreads through the United States.

Documents reviewed by POLITICO detail the department’s requests to lawmakers on a host of topics, including the statute of limitations, asylum and the way court hearings are conducted. POLITICO also reviewed and previously reported on documents seeking the authority to extend deadlines on merger reviews and prosecutions.

One of the requests to Congress would allow the department to petition a judge to indefinitely detain someone during an emergency.

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The Justice Department has quietly asked Congress for the ability to ask chief judges to detain people indefinitely without trial during emergencies — part of a push for new powers that comes as the coronavirus spreads through the United States.

Documents reviewed by POLITICO detail the department’s requests to lawmakers on a host of topics, including the statute of limitations, asylum and the way court hearings are conducted. POLITICO also reviewed and previously reported on documents seeking the authority to extend deadlines on merger reviews and prosecutions.

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FAREWELL TO THE GOLDEN STATE?

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Though fear, the coronavirus is clearly being used in California to further a long term goal which is held by certain members of the politically correct Marxist elite, and the agenda is sadly meant to destroy basic freedoms, along with the U.S. Constitution and the Bill of Rights which was meant to protect the common people from past instances of government tyranny which had been very present in so many countries through the ages.  I’m not saying we should be stupid and not careful but we must always be aware of government encroachment upon our basic liberties and if not, we will become just like Red China in the twinkling of an eye.

Governor Newsom just declared that he has the “power” to declare martial law “if necessary.”  This poses the question.  Why would this option be on  the table when “law abiding, tax paying citizens” are mainly interested in helping themselves and one another by preventing the spread of a virus?
If there are persons or gangs out there that aim to break into stores or malls and either create damage or steal, are these people also Americans
or are they aliens who were allowed to cross the Southern border during the Obama years and even later?  Even so, the Governor deems that it would
be “necessary” to call in the National Guard as back up and use guns upon a mostly unarmed people if necessary?  But did he ever suggest that the
Southern border be closed?  At least Mexico closed their side.

One may ask, is not the sheriff of a county and the city police enough law enforcement to contain civil unrest?  City and county law enforcement
agencies were given, during the Obama years, plenty of military grad weapons to deal with events, & even grenade launchers, that demanded more
fire power. This would include SWAT Teams that are ready in various counties, to respond at a minutes notice to unlawful acts.  Yet, if the people do not pose a threat and they are only interested in taking care of their own health and others, why is one of the munition factories which I am familiar with already making more munitions right now for law enforcement agencies which may be called upon for possibly a fabricated marital law event?  And the coronavirus will become the catalyst to accelerate a New World Order agenda?  It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to conclude that California is one such government that has been looking a long time for a reason to bring about a martial law event that would, in addition, greatly infringe upon one’s rights with regard to the 2nd amendment and the right to bear arms.

Since the Governor of California has now taken the state to the edge of the abyss, will a freedom loving people just stand by and allow another Kent State debacle, such as the 1970 event where unarmed students were mowed down by the Ohio National Guard? That massacre resulted in 4 dead students and 9 which were wounded when they were protesting.

“We the people” can no longer just look the other way when it comes to the basic freedoms which had been given to us after the end of the American Revolution while liberty and justice for all is now vanishing at light speed.  Abraham Lincoln warned us about tyranny in his speech back
in 1858 which related to the spirit of America’s freedom.

“Destroy this spirit and you have planted the seeds of despotism at your own doors…Trample on the rights of others, you have lost the genius of your own independence and become the fit subjects of the first cunning tyrant who rises among you.” Edwardsville, Illinois, 9/11/1858.  President Abraham Lincoln of Liberty

THE GREAT DIVIDE

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As the people of America enter into 2020 what is the course that will be chosen by the politicos, the common people, the corporate Lords, the lobbyists, the farmers, the teachers and the ministers?  Will there be more division, government corruption, cover ups, fake news, and more . Will Silicon Valley again assume their self appointed treasonous position of censorship by the Silicon speech police who are now the guardians of the galaxy?  Spare me. 

It was enough in the last 3 years to have the newspapers, TV stations, federal agencies and the FISA court in a collusive union that was meant to railroad an innocent President and then continue endlessly with a fake narrative.  What if this circus happened during the reign of one or more of our first four Presidents?  The country and the framework such as the U.S. Constitution and the Bill of Rights that was given to us by these founders would have been lost to future generations.

America, you are now at a fork in the road and can no longer remain divided.  A divided country will not stand.  Not only has division been created between we the people, but also it has infiltrated an outdated two party system.  Therefore, the entire country is at stake because of many factors that are still out of control.  One may ask, what factors?  There are innocent people going to jail, all the while, white collar crime continues to run amok within a deep treasonous swamp that is still a going concern.  Hundreds of federal agencies, which cannot even be counted, are still crawling with many snakes and are ready to strike at a minutes notice.  Whether it be political opponents or hateful people, various government entities and the courts are on a mission to use arbitrary laws in a way that, in the end, restricts basic natural freedoms and individual rights and continues to place the American people in great bondage within their society.  Sadly, it is frequently done though a maze of legalism which is reflective of a Marxist tyrannical state that is meant to control nearly every aspect of human life, from the minute a person is born to the very day that they die.  And it is certainly not reflective of the words that were given to us by Thomas Jefferson in the Declaration of Independence which stated the following.

“We hold these Truths to be self-evident, that all Men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness …”

However, in spite of the sweet and beautiful words here, there is thick smoke rising and a war within that is brewing and it places absolute power above the people to the point that total submission is generally required for those who are not wearing a badge. 

Are Americans being looked after by their superiors for their own safety and the benefit of others, or are “we the people” an entity that needs supervision and a bridle, to be led as a horse that will serve as transportation for the rider?  The very bondage of “Homeland Insecurity” that is common  among Chinese people who wish to be free,  has already come to America.  All one must do is look up and see the dark clouds that are  passing by.  The Pentagon has recently contracted with Amazon to place facial recognition(i.e., biometric screening) and mountains of other data within Amazon’s mega “cloud”, that is a database containing  hundreds of millions of individual records.

So, as the Great Divide thickens the surveillance state becomes more and more a reality with every breath we take. 

Just recently, roughly 300,000 Hong Kong people protested against the Red China’s attempt to extradite persons from Hong Kong to China.  Where are America’s protests since there is already a noose that keeps getting pulled tighter and tighter?  The passivity of the American people is beyond measure.  Where are those who are left to carry the torch of freedom before it is too late? 

Does anybody know what time it is?  It is surely one minute to midnight.

The Jackboots Are Coming: Mass Arrests, Power Grabs and the Politics of Fear | By John W. Whitehead

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By John W. Whitehead
June 19, 2019

“Never has our future been more unpredictable, never have we depended so much on political forces that cannot be trusted to follow the rules of common sense and self-interest—forces that look like sheer insanity, if judged by the standards of other centuries.” ― Hannah Arendt, The Origins of Totalitarianism

How do you persuade a populace to embrace totalitarianism, that goose-stepping form of tyranny in which the government has all of the power and “we the people” have none?

You persuade the people that the menace they face (imaginary or not) is so sinister, so overwhelming, so fearsome that the only way to surmount the danger is by empowering the government to take all necessary steps to quash it, even if that means allowing government jackboots to trample all over the Constitution.

This is how you use the politics of fear to persuade a freedom-loving people to shackle themselves to a dictatorship.

It works the same way every time.

The government’s overblown, extended wars on terrorism, drugs, violence and illegal immigration have been convenient ruses used to terrorized the populace into relinquishing more of their freedoms in exchange for elusive promises of security.

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Social Networking: An Undeclared Mission

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In order to truly be aware of the mission of a social networking site, one needs to understand that privacy and loyalty to the user needs to be first and foremost. Filtering and censorship that is done by a few sites for the purpose of promoting a specific and biased agenda characterized by a certain political stance such as Marxism, or any another rogue ideology, places far reaching limits upon freedoms, nor, is it consistent with the Bill of Rights and becomes a strike at the very heart of America’s constitutional fabric and republic. With that said, America’s core values such as love and liberty that was endowed upon its people was no accident and it came with a cost, and to this day, that mission still requires that its people continue to seek that higher ground and strive for even more justice for all. However. even so, there is another mission that has showed its hand and has already become a clear and present danger, not only to America but also to the rest of the world. Case in point. Facebook’s recent blocking of a post of the Declaration of Independence as “hate speech” is quite over the top by any sense of the word. Suppressing viewpoints and important historical events is clearly an infringement of the First Amendment with regard to freedom of speech and of the press.

I may add that the Washington Times on Tuesday, April 10, 2018 brought to the reader’s attention that Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg acknowledged that Silicon Valley is an “extremely left-leaning place” but said he tries to make sure his firm doesn’t “have bias in the work that we do.” So there was no bias in blocking the recent post of the Declaration of Independence, right? This is called “doublespeak” to the max. I find it very hard to even imagine that a social network site would go to these extremes, but then again when I was in my last year of college I was astounded that our Sociology Professor assigned the book Karl Marx. But that wasn’t my first encounter with far left professors during my 4 year college stint in the great late state of California.social networks

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THE FORMULA FOR FREEDOM

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     History, in the year 1800 gave Americans the blueprint for “limited government” which was spearheaded at that time by none other than Thomas Jefferson who grabbed the Presidential election from Aaron Burr.  Yet, the backdrop of that Presidential contest serves as a reminder of what sadly transpires today in the present U.S. political climate and the contests between the “Progressive/Federalists” and those who favor a limited government which lends itself to more attention given to the Constitution, the Bill of Rights and individual freedom across the board.

     California and New York are perfect examples of states that are likened to a federalist type of nation while bringing upon the populace, layer upon layer, thousands of laws and numerous fines, along with endless court proceedings, to where  individual freedoms are vanishing at light speed, along with Constitutional protections that were meant to protect the people with the Bill of Rights.

   Today, Federal and State agencies are sadly responsible for  a reign of power that fully oppresses the people, not only with regard to their basic individual freedoms but also their own livelihoods, families and their finances.  Looking through the window of history and President Thomas Jefferson, he had been very troubled by much that had occurred during John Adams’ presidency and was convinced that radicals within Adams’ Federalist Party were waging war against what he called the “spirit of 1776—goals that the American people had hoped to attain by the Revolution. He had earlier characterized Federalist rule as a “reign of witches,” insisting that the party was “adverse to liberty” and “calculated to undermine and demolish the republic.” More

1984 Doublespeak

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The definition of Doublespeak is language used to deceive usually through concealment or misrepresentation of truth.  Merriam-Webster.  For decades, an example of doublespeak can be seen through political persuasion, educational propaganda, censorship or fake news.  Augustus and Tiberius were dedicated to Rome’s imperial doubled doublespeak,  paying lip service to the Republic while ruling as oppressive emperors.

Taking this discourse a bit further, where is the evidence for America using the charade of doublespeak? Besides concealing certain events though censorship or fabrication with the likes of the mainstream media, Facebook or Google tampering, all one must do is look at how many executive orders are used by a U.S. President. One example shows that President Obama used executive orders that surpassed the combined executive total of all of the past Presidents.

Is this the unpardonable sin? Consequently, the American “Republic” took the biggest, emperor hit ever, considering that the power of any Republic rests with the people and the Congressional representatives who are elected, “by the people.” Yet why had Congress looked the other way?

Furthermore, in this day and age, doublespeak takes on other maladies.  For instance, some have declared that those who were our Founders and went to war with Great Britain during the American Revolution were “terrorists”.  Yet, these same people who attack the likes of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson and the rest, are presently attempting to rewrite history and steer our entire nation towards a secular, Marxist form of government that would eventually become part of an un-elected New World Order where nationalism withers away.

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Never, Never Land

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A national voter referendum has taken place in the Netherlands this week with regard to a vote in the Netherlands that has narrowly rejected online data collection powers for intelligence agencies.  With about 90% of the votes counted, 48.8% have rejected the spying powers, while 47.3% voted in favor.

Why is this so important? For some, it will be business as usual. For others it is a victory over the invasion of privacy and freedom. The Dutch process differs tremendously from the U.S. to where it would take an “act of Congress” to put the brakes on phone taps or e-mail gatherings.

With as much corruption going on within the halls of Congress and other agencies who’s swamp still needs to be drained, isn’t it about time that “we the people” had the same National Referendum opportunity as the Dutch in order that privacy is upheld per the people’s constitutional rights, while at the same time, requests for wire surveillance may only be used when a warrant from a judge is issued on “probable cause.”

Since government and eaves dropping agencies cannot totally be trusted when it comes to a police state, should not the American people, as with the Dutch, have a choice in the matter? And if not, we the people will surely be stuck with an Orwellian police state which has already exceeded 1984 expectations and taken us to never, never land. More

TS Radio: Foundation Aiding the Elderly {FATE} – Carole Herman-Founder & President

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‘We the People’ Need to Circle the Wagons: The Government Is on the Warpath

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By John W. Whitehead
May 12, 2015

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“The government is merely a servant―merely a temporary servant; it cannot be its prerogative to determine what is right and what is wrong, and decide who is a patriot and who isn’t. Its function is to obey orders, not originate them.” ― Mark Twain

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How many Americans have actually bothered to read the Constitution, let alone the first ten amendments to the Constitution, the Bill of Rights (a quick read at 462 words)?

Take a few minutes and read those words for yourself—rather than having some court or politician translate them for you—and you will be under no illusion about where to draw the line when it comes to speaking your mind, criticizing your government, defending what is yours, doing whatever you want on your own property, and keeping the government’s nose out of your private affairs.

In an age of overcriminalization, where the average citizen unknowingly commits three crimes a day, and even the most mundane activities such as fishing and gardening are regulated, government officials are constantly telling Americans what not to do. Yet it was not always this way. It used to be “we the people” telling the government what it could and could not do. Indeed, the three words used most frequently throughout the Bill of Rights in regards to the government are “no,” “not” and “nor.”

Compare the following list of “don’ts” the government is prohibited from doing with the growing list of abuses to which “we the people” are subjected on a daily basis, and you will find that we have reached a state of crisis wherein the government is routinely breaking the law and violating its contractual obligations.

For instance, the government is NOT allowed to restrict free speech, press, assembly or the citizenry’s ability to protest and correct government wrongdoing. Nevertheless, the government continues to prosecute whistleblowers, persecute journalists, cage protesters, criminalize expressive activities, crack down on large gatherings of citizens mobilizing to voice their discontent with government policies, and insulate itself and its agents from any charges of wrongdoing (or what the courts refer to as “qualified immunity”).

The government may NOT infringe on a citizen’s right to defend himself. Nevertheless, in many states, it’s against the law to carry a concealed weapon (gun, knife or even pepper spray), and the average citizen is permitted little self-defense against militarized police officers who shoot first and ask questions later.

The government may NOT enter or occupy a citizen’s house without his consent (the quartering of soldiers). Nevertheless, government soldiers (i.e., militarized police) carry out more than 80,000 no-knock raids on private homes every year, while maiming children, killing dogs and shooting citizens.

The government may NOT carry out unreasonable searches and seizures on the citizenry or their possessions. NOR can government officials issue warrants without some evidence of wrongdoing (probable cause). Unfortunately, what is unreasonable to the average American is completely reasonable to a government agent, for whom the ends justify the means. In such a climate, we have no protection against roadside strip searches, blood draws, DNA collection, SWAT team raids, surveillance or any other privacy-stripping indignity to which the government chooses to subject us.

The government is NOT to deprive anyone of life, liberty or property without due process. Nevertheless, the government continues to incarcerate tens of thousands of Americans whose greatest crime is being poor and brown-skinned. The same goes for those who are put to death, some erroneously, by a system weighted in favor of class and wealth.

The government may NOT take private property for public use without just compensation. Nevertheless, under the guise of the “greater public interest,” the government often hides behind eminent domain laws in order to allow megacorporations to tear down homes occupied by less prosperous citizens in order to build high-priced resorts and shopping malls.

Government agents may NOT force a citizen to testify against himself. Yet what is the government’s extensive surveillance network that spies on all of our communications but a thinly veiled attempt at using our own words against us?

The government is NOT allowed to impose excessive fines on the citizenry or inflict cruel and unusual punishments upon them. Nevertheless Americans are subjected to egregious fines and outrageous punishments for minor traffic violations, student tardiness and absence from school, and generally having the misfortune of being warm bodies capable of filling privatized, profit-driven jails.

The government is NOT permitted to claim any powers that are not expressly granted to them by the Constitution. This prohibition has become downright laughable as the government continues to claim for itself every authority that serves to swell its coffers, cement its dominion, and expand its reach.

Despite what some special interest groups have suggested to the contrary, the problems we’re experiencing today did not arise because the Constitution has outlived its usefulness or become irrelevant, nor will they be solved by a convention of states or a ratification of the Constitution.

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The Illinois Jihad

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“There is no dispute the elder cleansing is wrong. There is no dispute that a ‘cover up’ of corruption by a public official (such as Larkin) is wrong. It is an axiom that any jurist that tolerates such wrongful conduct as elder cleansing, directly or indirectly is corrupt”

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The concept that appears to be lacking in Illinois judicial circles is that any public office including that of a judicial official creates a public trust. Judges are elected to serve the public interest by resolving cases and controversy. The Administration of justice is a solemn responsibility and when perverted by corruption, including intellectual dishonesty, cannot be tolerated in a free society. Operation Greylord was the tip of the iceberg and the remnants today have surfaced not only in more overt corruption such as we are seeing in the Elder Cleansing cases arising in the Probate Division of the Circuit Court of Illinois, but in the assaults on the Federal and Illinois Constitution by the nadir of the legal profession.

The deliberate misrepresentation of the rulings of the Supreme Court of the United States (such as the Sawyer[1] case) by the IARDC attorneys is a mere demonstration of the intellectual dishonesty that Mr. Larkin and his unprofessional hordes practice as they assault reason and the ‘Core Values’ of the republic in their prosecution and cover up of the serious felonies of elder cleansing. More

U.S. SUPREME COURT GIVES GREEN LIGHT TO INDEFINITE MILITARY DETENTION OF AMERICANS WITHOUT CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS

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U.S. SUPREME COURT GIVES GREEN LIGHT TO INDEFINITE MILITARY DETENTION OF AMERICANS WITHOUT CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS
04-30-2014 12:47 am – Bob Unruh – World Net Daily
A decision from the U.S. Supreme Court means the federal government now has an open door to “detain as a threat to national security anyone viewed as a troublemaker,” critics of the high court’s ruling said.

The high court by its own order this week refused to review an appellate-level decision that says the president and U.S. military can arrest and indefinitely detain individuals.

Officials with William J. Olson, P.C., a firm that filed an amicus brief asking the court to step in, noted that not a single justice dissented from the denial of certiorari.

“The court ducked, having no appetite to confront both political parties in order to protect the citizens from military detention,” the legal team told WND. “The government has won, creating a tragic moment for the people – and what will someday be viewed as an embarrassment for the court.”

WND reported earlier when the indefinite detention provisions of the National Defense Authorization Act were adopted, then later challenged in court.

The controversial provision authorizes the military, under presidential authority, to arrest, kidnap, detain without trial and hold indefinitely American citizens thought to “represent an enduring security threat to the United States.”

Journalist Chris Hedges was among the plaintiffs charging the law could be used to target journalists who report on terror-related issues.

A friend-of-the-court brief submitted in the case stated: “The central question now before this court is whether the federal judiciary will stand idly by while Congress and the president establish the legal framework for the establishment of a police state and the subjugation of the American citizenry through the threat of indefinite military arrest and detention, without the right to counsel, the right to confront one’s accusers, or the right to trial.”

The brief was submitted to the Supreme Court by attorneys with the U.S. Justice Foundation of Ramona, California; Friedman Harfenist Kraut & Perlstein of Lake Success, New York; and William J. Olson, P.C. of Vienna, Virginia.

The attorneys are Michael Connelly, Steven J. Harfenist, William J. Olson, Herbert W. Titus, John S. Miles, Jeremiah L. Morgan and Robert J. Olson.

They were adding their voices to the chorus asking the Supreme Court to overturn the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, which said the plaintiffs didn’t have standing to challenge the law adopted by Congress.

The brief was on behalf of U.S. Rep. Steve Stockman, Virginia Delegate Bob Marshall, Virginia Sen. Dick Black, the U.S. Justice Foundation, Gun Owners Foundation, Gun Owners of America, Center for Media & Democracy, Downsize DC Foundation, Downsize DC.org, Free Speech Defense & Education Fund, Free Speech Coalition, Western Journalism Center, The Lincoln Institute, Institute on the Constitution, Abraham Lincoln Foundation and Conservative Legal Defense & Education Fund.

Journalist Chris Hedges, who is suing the government over a controversial provision in the National Defense Authorization Act, is seen here addressing a crowd in New York’s Zuccotti Park.
The 2014 NDAA was fast-tracked through the U.S. Senate, with no time for discussion or amendments, while most Americans were distracted by the scandal surrounding A&E’s troubles with “Duck Dynasty” star Phil Robertson.

Eighty-five of 100 senators voted in favor of the new version of the NDAA, which had already been quietly passed by the House of Representatives.

Hedges, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, and others filed a lawsuit in 2012 against the Obama administration to challenge the legality of an earlier version of the NDAA.

It is Section 1021 of the 2012 NDAA, and its successors, that drew a lawsuit by Hedges, Daniel Ellsberg, Jennifer Bolen, Noam Chomsky, Alex O’Brien, Kai Warg All, Brigitta Jonsottir and the group U.S. Day of Rage. Many of the plaintiffs are authors or reporters who stated that the threat of indefinite detention by the U.S. military already had altered their activities.

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“It’s clearly unconstitutional,” Hedges said of the bill. “It is a huge and egregious assault against our democracy. It overturns over 200 years of law, which has kept the military out of domestic policing.”

Hedges is a former foreign correspondent for the New York Times and was part of a team of reporters awarded a Pulitzer Prize in 2002 for the paper’s coverage of global terrorism.

The friend-of-the-court brief warned the precedent “leaves American citizens vulnerable to arrest and detention, without the protection of the Bill of Rights, under either the plaintiff’s or the government’s theory of the case.

“The judiciary must not await subsequent litigation to resolve this issue, as the nature of military detention is that American citizens then would have no adequate legal remedy,” the brief explained.

“Once again, the U.S. Supreme Court has shown itself to be an advocate for the government, no matter how illegal its action, rather than a champion of the Constitution and, by extension, the American people,” said John W. Whitehead, president of The Rutherford Institute.

“No matter what the Obama administration may say to the contrary, actions speak louder than words, and history shows that the U.S. government is not averse to locking up its own citizens for its own purposes. What the NDAA does is open the door for the government to detain as a threat to national security anyone viewed as a troublemaker.

“According to government guidelines for identifying domestic extremists – a word used interchangeably with terrorists, that technically applies to anyone exercising their First Amendment rights in order to criticize the government,” he said.

It’s not like rounding up innocent U.S. citizens and stuffing them into prison camps hasn’t already happened.

In 1944, the government rounded up thousands of Japanese Americans and locked them up, under the approval of the high court in its Korematsu v. United States decision.

The newest authorizes the president to use “all necessary and appropriate force” to jail those “suspected” of helping terrorists.

The Obama administration had claimed in court that the NDAA does not apply to American citizens, but Rutherford attorneys said the language of the law “is so unconstitutionally broad and vague as to open the door to arrest and indefinite detentions for speech and political activity that might be critical of the government.”

The law specifically allows for the arrests of those who “associate” or “substantially support” terror groups.

“These terms, however, are not defined in the statute, and the government itself is unable to say who exactly is subject to indefinite detention based upon these terms, leaving them open to wide ranging interpretations which threaten those engaging in legitimate First Amendment activities,” Rutherford officials reported.

At the trial court level, on Sept. 12, 2012, U.S. District Judge Katherine Forrest of the Southern District Court of New York ruled in favor of the plaintiffs and placed a permanent injunction on the indefinite detention provision.

Obama then appealed, and his judges on the 2nd Circuit authorized the government detention program.

Since the fight started, multiple states have passed laws banning its enforcement inside those states. Herb Titus, a constitutional expert, previously told WND Forrest’s ruling underscored “the arrogance of the current regime, in that they will not answer questions that they ought to answer to a judge because they don’t think they have to.”

The judge explained that the plaintiffs alleged paragraph 1021 is “constitutionally infirm, violating both their free speech and associational rights guaranteed by the 1st Amendment as well due process rights guaranteed by the 5th Amendment.”

She noted the government “did not call any witnesses, submit any documentary evidence or file any declarations.”

“It must be said that it would have been a rather simple matter for the government to have stated that as to these plaintiffs and the conduct as to which they would testify, that [paragraph] 1021 did not and would not apply, if indeed it did or would not,” she wrote.

Instead, the administration only responded with, “I’m not authorized to make specific representations regarding specific people.”

“The court’s attempt to avoid having to deal with the constitutional aspects of the challenge was by providing the government with prompt notice in the form of declarations and depositions of the … conduct in which plaintiffs are involved and which they claim places them in fear of military detention,” she wrote. “To put it bluntly, to eliminate these plaintiffs’ standing simply by representing that their conduct does not fall within the scope of 1021 would have been simple. The government chose not to do so – thereby ensuring standing and requiring this court to reach the merits of the instant motion.

“Plaintiffs have stated a more than plausible claim that the statute inappropriately encroaches on their rights under the 1st Amendment,” she wrote.

Read more at http://www.wnd.com/2014/04/supreme-court-green-lights-detention-of-americans/#r3IAig6fLWioaQWy.99 – See more at: http://www.libertynewsonline.com/article_301_35369.php#sthash.uo27Loqv.dpuf

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“The Obama administration had claimed in court that the NDAA does not apply to American citizens, but Rutherford attorneys said the language of the law “is so unconstitutionally broad and vague as to open the door to arrest and indefinite detentions for speech and political activity that might be critical of the government.” 

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1459169_743562532338888_201663292_nA decision from the U.S. Supreme Court means the federal government now has an open door to “detain as a threat to national security anyone viewed as a troublemaker,” critics of the high court’s ruling said.

The high court by its own order this week refused to review an appellate-level decision that says the president and U.S. military can arrest and indefinitely detain individuals.

Officials with William J. Olson, P.C., a firm that filed an amicus brief asking the court to step in, noted that not a single justice dissented from the denial of certiorari.

“The court ducked, having no appetite to confront both political parties in order to protect the citizens from military detention,” the legal team told WND. “The government has won, creating a tragic moment for the people – and what will someday be viewed as an embarrassment for the court.”

WND reported earlier when the indefinite detention provisions of the National Defense Authorization Act were adopted, then later challenged in court. More

What IF Citizens Really Understood the U.S. Constitution?

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Response to an article By Catherine J. Frompovich, Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Generally speaking, this article would normally be found in the comments section of the site it was read from, but I was so pissed when I read it I decided to obtain the help of Jefferson’s Voice to write a rebuttal, which is copied below.

The bottom line is the dumbing down protocol has eviscerated critical thinking skills in this country and reinforced an evolutionary old hard wired tendency to ignore insidious threats. Then there are endless distractions that create all kinds of addictive behavior and profound myopia.  How do we overcome this?

Sometimes shocks like the 2008 economic contraction will wake some people up, hence, Occupy Wall Street.  For now though, the slow dismantling continues and American frogs continue to sit in the pot and cook.  It’s time for some powerful epiphanies to get the frogs moving!  To get started, let’s be honest that TPTB working around the clock to destroy our civil liberties and republican form of government (and all nation states, for that matter) are not simply greedy corporatists, they are international banksters and their minions, their agenda is both soul crushing and far reaching.  Connect the dots. More

FISA secrets: The Court That Lays Golden Unconstitutional Eggs

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Legal v Lawful:  Weasel word swapping at its finest

Weasel word swaps are those words and phrases that sound as if they mean a certain thing and, most of you have been conditioned to believe mean something specific, when in fact, they do not. The recent ruling by U.S. District Judge William Pauley III who took it upon himself to violate the Constitutional rights of every American citizen when he decided that the unwarranted and illegal  NSA spying on virtually everyone, was LEGAL (he did NOT say lawful).  The swapping of the word legal as opposed to lawful requires a closer look.

Definition of legalize:

To make legal or lawful; to confirm or validate what was before void or unlawful; to add the sanction and authority of law to that which before was without or against law.  

In other words, the NSA Spying without probable cause, without obtaining a warrant  is and was1441183_401318466665654_1752838926_n unconstitutional and therefore, unlawful.  Pauley, who knew exactly what he was doing, attempted to by-pass the Constitutional prohibitions against exactly this kind of unfettered and lawless activity by the government and its incorporated agencies to make an otherwise Constitutionally prohibited activity appear to be lawful.

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Definition of Legal:  Blacks Law Fifth Edition page 803, column 1, para: 9

Conforming to the law; according to the law; countenanced by the law; good and effectual in law. Not forbidden or discountenanced by law; good and effectual in law.

This contrasts with a ruling earlier this month by U.S. District Court Judge Richard Leon who ruled that the spying was in fact, unconstitutional and unlawful.

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TS Radio & The BAll Doctrine: Presidential Contender Dennis Ball

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Minnesota DFL’er Alice Hausman: Busy Trashing the 2nd Amendment

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In my humble opinion, the failure of Representative Alice Hausman (DFL)MN, and other elected officials to honor their oaths of office, to defend the Constitutions, both state and federal, is grounds for recall from office.

Representative Hausman has helped author a bill which is a clear violation of the 2nd Amendment.  This bill also calls for the violation of due process and establishes police powers far beyond the scope of law.  The last thing any of our communities need is the aggrandizement of power in local law enforcement now that they are under Homeland Security control and exist as para-military organizations, and no longer exist to protect and serve their communities.

Ms Hausman, like so many others in the legislature, is apparently oblivious to standing laws, SCOTUS rulings and the Constitution.  Apparently believing that due to her office, these issues should not concern her, Hausman has authored one of the most egregious assaults on the 2nd Amendment.  Neither does Ms Hausman seem to understand that it is illegal to try to pass ex post facto laws and that just because she does not adhere to any sense of law, does not mean that the rest of us lose our rights.

What it should mean is that she automatically is unseated and removed from office for failing to act in defense of her district and for willingly and knowingly violating her oath of office.  At the very least, Hausman and others are guilty of malfeasance of office:

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the performance by a public official of an act that is legally unjustified, harmful, or contrary to law; wrongdoing (used especially of an act in violation of a public trust).

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Authored by  anti-gun St. Paul State Representative Alice Hausman, H.F. 241  would:

*** Ban the sale, transfer, possession and  manufacturing of ALL semiautomatic firearms with a detachable magazine and at  least one “characteristic” — which means just about anything that makes a  gun “look scary.
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H. Res. 814: In defense of the second amendment

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Apparently there are still a few public officials who will honor the Constitution left in the House of Representatives.  Many of these representatives recognized the threat to the second amendment inherent in the UN Small Arms Treaty.  This treaty, which the president has indicated he would sign, bypassing congress and ratification by the states, is intended to be handed back over to the Secretary of State to implement by agency decree and imposed upon the states.

While being sold to the public as simply a guideline for limiting the sales of small arms to the same countries we are many times waging war with, the treaty would severely affect the sale and ownership of small arms i.e., private gun ownership, here in the states.  The obvious end goal included in many other global goals,  is the disarmament of US gun owners.

The UN Small Arms treaty is nothing more than the effort to end all gun ownership anywhere in the world, except those weapons used by the military forces around the globe. With the UN attempting to gift itself the right to construct its own military with an eye on becoming the only military force on the planet, our right to keep and bear arms is more important than ever.

The Small Arms Treaty will not slow down or even minimally impact the arms trading and dealing that is conducted globally.

Arms controls for peace while we expand the global wars

“In what has to be the epitome of duplicity, Hillary Clinton is now conspiring with UN officials to begin the disarmament of the citizens of the US via this pseudo-treaty. Its all for world peace, right? Obviously not, as Clinton gave an excited speech in May 2012, to the Special Operations Forces Industry Conference describing the new six-point global plan for war intended to encompass numerous countries and her obvious desire for her department to be part and parcel of the newly emerging “global wars everywhere” plan. Clinton’s obvious disregard or refusal to acknowledge the deaths of children resulting from these wars is clearly an indication that the woman is lying about her desire for world peace. But I think we already knew that.”

Please contact your representatives and encourage them to support H.Res. 814.  It may well be just another half-hearted effort to make you think they are actually opposed to this treaty, but it will give you a chance to voice your objections directly to your representative.  FIND YOUR REPRESENTATIVE

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Group petitions to have secessionists deported

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Craig Kirk

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America: I need your help right now!

Please sign the petition On the White House “We The People”  website. People from every state have asked the White House if their state can peacefully Secede from the Union.  The petitions themselves are not enforceable as the president is not the proper person to receive such petitions.  It is congress who must be addressed.

On the same government website your tax dollars pay for, is a group of people who also created a petition asking the government to have those who did sign these secession petitions, to revoke the  petitioner’s citizenship i.e., revoke, deport, imprison, or even worse murdered in secret. This group is converting rights into crimes.

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This petition below constitutes a felony and an act of political or state sponsored terrorism.

Strip the citizenship of all those who signed petitions to secede from the United States of America

“The United States fought a bloody civil war to decide once and for all to remain a UNITED States of America.

Any person who signs a petition for secession of their state, should be deemed to have forfeited their rights as an American.

The person may select a person on the waiting list to get into this country from another land.  The person who signed the petition is to physically trade places with that person who wishes to be an American.”  Read More

This is a felonious act and an act of political or state sponsored terrorism.

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Sign my petition now to stop this crime please.

My petition brings the investigation, prosecution, and imprisonment to the fullest extent of law [against anyone] who wants to imprison or deport [anyone] in this context.

Why?  Because the petitions have ”NO” force in law, and its your right to engage in political speech and to dissent. Please read my petition and sign it NOW.

Please help me help those who would be targeted under this terroristic petition against secessionists! Tell everyone to sign it to save the lives of many people.

Thank You!

Craig Kirk: School Of Common Law

also:  legalwars news on Facebook.

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Copy of petition:

Emergency petition to compel federal or state governments to permanently stop all such actions or planned deportation

Know All Men;

This emergency Petition is to prosecute the fullest extent of law, ”ALL” persons whoever for acts of deportation of ”ALL” individuals from defective application for state secession being without enforcement or merit as a matter of law.

This petition is to compel the White House, Department of Justice Civil Rights Division, Congress, investigate, indict, prosecute imprison the fullest extent, all persons that may cause ”ANY” ”state” of the union or federal government to ”commit” acts of Political Terrorism, State Sponsored Terrorism, deportation or murder against any citizen non-citizen or individual in violation of any ”LAW” for the express benefit of political, economic, racial, or religious gains.

WHEREFORE; Let it be said let it be written, so be it.

https://petitions.whitehouse.gov/petition/emergency-petition-compel-federal-or-state-governments-permanently-stop-all-such-actions-or-planned/V2QrYQtC

The Answer is Freedom…What is the Question?

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This is what we’ll be chanting 2013 and on till the mindless automatons finally get the answer…

Set up & Sold Out: The green movement towards socialism

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Holly Swanson, author of “Set Up & Sold Out,” enlightened many people about the Green movement that has infiltrated into our governments. The bottom-line is that a change from standing on our Constitutional rights has specifically occurred, because of the Green movement’s strategy. It ties into the Progressive movement, both of which move away from the Bill of Rights and Constitution and into Socialism. Actually, Holly calls it Green Communism. Her book is well-worth reading. Pie N Politics

This book was originally published in 2003 and is now in its third printing.  New and used books are available on Amazon.

Southern Poverty Law (Lie) Center: The shame of America

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“I know of no one who thinks or believes that we can exist as a nation without a government.  What I do know is that we can no longer abide bad government, and one that has moved so far beyond its boundaries that it is now openly engaged in acts of aggression against its own people. “

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Whatever the Southern Poverty Law (Lie) Center may have done in the past that would have merited respect has long since gone the way of most organizations that lose their way when they are suddenly treated as if they actually still retain any value.  This organization that makes its living reviving McCarthyism with all the paranoia and viciousness it can muster is a blight on America.  It is my belief that we need to compile our own list of threats to America, and SPLC would top that list. 

Until a few years back, I was a registered Democrat and had been all my adult life.  I left that party along with any other political affiliation due to the corruption in government at the hands of politicians who did and still do violate our Constitution and our rights while they wage phony wars for profit and who will sell us out to the highest corporate bidder.  It was individuals from both major party’s who initiated the wholesale destruction of our rights; it was and is presidents representing both major party’s who encouraged and condoned these things.  I take these assaults on the Constitution and my rights very seriously.  For me, this is very personal and I reserve my Constitutional right to dissent and to voice that dissent without a gaggle of otherwise unemployable and paranoid hacks creating lists of fictional threats. 

It is apparent that the only “research” done to compile their lists is on the net.  Anyone (like me) who points out the corruption of the government, who questions their authority to violate and abrogate our rights, who publicly expresses their disgust with the loss of our sovereignty due to illegal trade agreements (which are NOT treaty’s as prescribed by the constitution), the selling off of our infrastructure to foreign interests, anyone who realizes that Muslims can’t be the international threat the government claims they are or they wouldn’t continue to allow millions to emigrate to the US (would they?) that Homeland Security exists for no other reason than to protect the government from us. 

If we believe that our right to own property free of government encumbrance, to engage in lawful business activity free of laws protecting corporations  and most especially if we believe that with our economy in shambles and 22 million legal Americans unable to find work that our borders should be secured and illegal residents deported back to their homeland……well, we must all be “hate groups, nativists, ring-wing extremists,” and whatever other fear mongering tags they can come up with to identify those of us who object to the deconstructing of America. 

Well, I lean more to the left , don’t own a gun, don’t belong to any groups and have absolutely no idea why being a “nativist” meaning, a patrotic American citizen, is a bad thing unless of course you are a member of SPLC and then you are fearful and suspicious of anyone who isn’t you. More

Homegrown spy agencies: A threat to us all

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“So we have 72 of these centers operating across the US, spying, data-mining, gathering useless information of all kinds on everyday people so as to empower the militarized police departments, sheriffs departments and a host of agents of all kinds operating under the umbrella of the federal government and existing almost for no other reason than to spy on …us. “

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We identified the terrorists! Its YOU!

We can no longer afford to waste our time fearing some unknown and unidentifiable terrorist from some far away country; our greatest threat is far closer and much more present: the department of Homeland Security.  While the numerous spy agencies existing today in the US become bloated with not only unlawful powers and authority, massive amounts of borrowed money is used to expand these threats to a once free, America.

Too many of us still think that Homeland Security exists to protect the nation from foreign terrorists.  The truth is, this behemoth agency exists to protect the federal government and all its agencies, agents, operatives and federal officials from …you! 

Across the country, fusion centers methodically gather data of all kinds on everyday American citizens.  According to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) website:  More

No Longer Will We Stand Idly By

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by Andrew Nappi, Florida Tenth Amendment Center 

The following is based off a speech given at Nullify Now! Orlando on 10-10-10

Isn’t it incredible that, despite all the historical evidence to the contrary, that anyone can still believe that the founders would’ve fought a long, cruel, bloody war just to exchange one central, overpowering government for another? And yet, these guys sitting on the courts want to define the limits of our freedom for the extension of greater government control. That is not the founders’ legacy. That’s not why we’re here today.

For these out of touch elitists, the Bill of Rights is just a historical curiosity – it’s quaint and doesn’t mean anything. But we know that the Bill of Rights is the very essence of state sovereignty. That’s why it was created, and that wasn’t lost on the founders.

In fact, at the North Carolina ratifying convention Samuel Spencer said, “It appears to me that the state governments are not sufficiently secured and that they may be swallowed up by the great mass of powers given to congress.” Was that prophetic? Just look what we have today… More

REPORT ON THE 10TH AMENDMENT RALLY IN ALBANY NY

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It was a beautiful, rain free day on August 7th at the Capitol Steps in Albany where freedom loving New Yorkers gathered in support of the United States Constitution, focusing on the Amendment. The rally began as patriotic music, including songs by local bands the Ameros and American Spirit Unbroken, played while tables were set up by the speakers and candidates. Organizers, driven by the desire to spread the message of the importance of State’s Rights in restoring our Republic and individual liberty, coordinated this event in six weeks with minimal experience and funding.
 
John Wallace Comments at the Rally (Video):
Part I (4 minutes)
Part II (7 minutes)
 
 
The rally was mainly promoted via internet and some radio announcements from Hudson, NY where many of the organizers originate. Traditionally, New York is a left-wing state, but this is a spark that will set afire many more people in the state toward stopping the Federal Government’s intrusion on our liberties. More

Tell the Senate to restrain executive power

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Tell the Senate to restrain executive power

 

Next month, the U.S. Senate will begin hearings to examine, and potentially confirm, the nomination of Solicitor General Elena Kagan to the Supreme Court. The nomination has raised concerns among some observers about whether the nominee will enforce appropriate limits on executive power, given that she has served in the Executive Branch under two administrations. More

Hysteria led to an overreaction that resulted in a disaster, just like after 9-11.

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Quote of the Day: “Courage is grace under pressure.” — Ernest Hemingway

* The C.I.A.’s 1953 overthrow of the democratic government of Iran that led to all the problems we have with that country today 
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The Gulf of Tonkin fraud that Lyndon Johnson used to entrench America in Vietnam 
* Support for groups in Afghanistan who went on to become the Taliban and Al Qaeda”

Well, we as a nation weren’t very graceful after 9-11. Our reaction led us to . . .

* Trash our Constitution and our Bill of Rights
* A bungled invasion of Afghanistan
* And a completely unnecessary war and occupation in Iraq

Sadly, this kind of thing has happened many times before. For instance . . .

Way back in 1898 the Battleship Maine exploded in Havana Harbor. Decades later the Navy determined that the explosion had been an accident, but . . . 

The hysterical way Americans reacted at the time led to a pointless war with Spain, followed by an evil war of colonial conquest in the Philippines.

In other words . . .

Hysteria led to an overreaction that resulted in a disaster, just like after 9-11.

Something similar happened during World War I. Our politicians loudly claimed neutrality, but they were not neutral. Instead . . . More

Congress Declared Obsolete!

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In an unprecedented move that totally violates the Constitutional provisions for separation of powers, President Barrack Obama has, today, while the Senate is at recess, appointed fifteen new people to key administrative jobs without Senate approval! More

2nd Amendment rights? I believe we do!

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USA TODAY is conducting a poll determining whether we, as sovereign and free people, believe we have a 2nd Amendment right to keep and bear arms. Did they even really have to ask? 

Click on the link and vote ….

USATODAY.com – Quick Question

Does Supporting the Constitution Make Me a Terrorist?

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Click on  READ MORE to see Allison Bricker’s list of what qualifies any one of us to be listed as a ‘terrorist”.  Guess what…..if you are reading anything that opposes government policy or support the Constitution…..you’re already on there.  Thank the fine folks at your area Fusion Center for adding you to these lists.   Marti

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http://smargus.com/2009/03/does-supporting-the-constitution-make-me-a-terrorist/

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by: Allison Bricker

This past week, sensitive documents from the Missouri Information Analysis Center were leaked to the public. The M.I.A.C. report designated “UNCLASSIFIED//LAW ENFORCEMENT SENSITIVE”, seeks to put supporters of Dr. Ron Paul, those tired of the endless banker bailouts, and just about anyone else who dare question the Federal government on par with Neo-Nazis and abortion clinic bombers.1

It disturbs me greatly to bear witness as our Federal government continues to expand its program of correlating dissent with domestic terrorism. Fellow readers, this despicable tactic is precisely why many of our Founding Fathers sought to engross humanity’s inherent liberties into the Constitution via The Bill of Rights. Among these rights derived solely from nature, is the right to free speech; even speech deemed unpopular or critical of one’s government.

Truth be told, the tactic of linking those criticizing the central authority as outright enemies of the state, whether it be king or government is as old as humanity itself. This is how students of the enlightenment, ergo Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, et al knew the absolute necessity of prohibiting government regulation of speech. The Founding generation witnessed first hand “Royal Governors” and legislatures executing and imprisoning their fellow colonists for speaking out against the crown.2 These unjust decrees backed by the weight of the sword, were necessary in the eyes of the loyalist governments. They feared dissent would gradually give rise to critical thinking, which in turn would demand answers and accountability, and thus dissent was seen as a direct threat to their ever corrupting grip on power. READ MORE

Senators continue their assault on American citizens

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S 717  is the latest attempt to force states to comply with REAL ID.  As usual, money is being waived in the face of state legislatures and governors, all of which are laboring under the devastating costs of illegal immigration, and a failing economy.

 

It seems no one has informed anyone in our government that the establishment of a national ID by Homeland Security is strictly prohibited in their charter. 

 

In almost every state citizen groups are organizing and fighting back against government imposed surveillance implemented not as a tool for fighting terrorism, but as means to terrorize the American public into submitting to dictatorial rule.

 

Nothing in the REAL ID act will prevent terrorism.  It isn’t meant to.  It is part of the global intent to tag and track every human being on the planet using not only biometrics, but also facial recognition, iris scans, thumb and finger printing and collecting the DNA not only of adults, but of newborn babies. 

 

England has aggressively begun surveillance of its population.  Camera’s located every few feet on every street and within every business track and record every movement the Briton’s make.  England has also issued what is called the [oyster card]:  A national ID that makes it impossible for any free person to conduct business, buy or sell, or to board a plane or travel even in-country without it being duly recorded.  Just walking down the street in London can result in one individual being photographed several hundred times.  England has been and is the testing ground for most invasive technology resulting from governments’ desire to totally control their populations.

 

Not one of the senators sponsoring this attack on the American public can give us one valid reason for why this should happen.  What they will give us is some exaggerated hypothetical scenario that might happen if we don’t comply.  Actually, what they are doing is threatening us. 

 

The terrorists we need to fear most are seated in our House and Senate with few exceptions.

 

© 2008 Marti Oakley

http://www.govtrack.us/congress/billtext.xpd?bill=s110-717

 

2/28/2007–Introduced.

Identification Security Enhancement Act of 2007 – Repeals title II of the Real ID Act of 2005.

 

 GovTrack.us. S. 717–110th Congress (2007): Identification Security Enhancement Act of 2007, GovTrack.us (database of federal legislation) <http://www.govtrack.us/congress/bill.xpd?bill=s110-717&tab=summary&gt;

 

Prohibits federal agencies from accepting state-issued driver’s licenses and personal identification cards after specified deadlines unless such identification conforms to the minimum standards promulgated under this Act.

 

Directs the Secretary of Homeland Security to:

 

(1) establish by regulation minimum standards for acceptance of state-issued driver’s licenses and personal identification cards by federal agencies;

 

(2) establish a negotiated rulemaking process before publishing such standards; and

 

(3) award grants to states to assist them in conforming to such standards.

 

 

Sen. Daniel Akaka [D-HI]  Author of  S 717

 

Co-sponsors

 

Sen. Patrick Leahy [D-VT]

 

Sen. Lamar Alexander [R-TN]

Sen. Max Baucus [D-MT]

Sen. John Kerry [D-MA]

Sen. Claire McCaskill [D-MO]

Sen. John Sununu [R-NH]

Sen. Jon Tester [D-MT]

 

LONG LIVE OUR U.S. CONSTITUTION AND BILL OF RIGHTS!

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President Bush Participates in Joint Press Availability with President Calderon of Mexico and Prime Minister Harper of Canada
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“We talked about trade. Mexico, Canada and the United States made a bold decision in the early 1990s. Our countries decided to reduce our trade barriers through the North American Free Trade Agreement. That was a visionary move by previous leaders, a move that has benefitted all three of our countries — a lot. [Not the USA!] Trade has tripled. [ IN WHICH Direction!?]

 Our economies have grown by more than 50 percent. “ (WHERE?? NOT in the U.S.A.!)

 

“Now is not the time to renegotiate NAFTA or walk away from NAFTA. Now is the time to make it work better for all our people, and now is the time to reduce trade barriers worldwide.”

 

– President’e Bush

 

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http://www.whitehouse.gov/news/releases/2008/04/20080422-5.html

 


Joint Statement by President Bush, President Calderon, Prime Minister Harper  April 22, 2008

“The SPP complements the success of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), which has helped to triple trade since 1993 among our three countries to a projected $1 trillion in 2008. [Our trade DEFICIT proves that,eh?] 

NAFTA has offered our consumers a greater variety of better and less expensive goods and services, [Where?] 

encouraged our businesses to increase investment throughout North America, [NOT in the USA!] 

and helped to create millions of new jobs [WITH the exception of the USA!] in  all three countries.

NAFTA is key to maintaining North America‘s [GLOBALISTS] competitive edge in an increasingly complex, fast-paced and connected global marketplace.

Source for above: http://www.whitehouse.gov/news/releases/2008/04/20080422-4.html

Neo-Con Calls For Shredding Constitution, Imposing World Government

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A recent Austin-American Statesman review of Neo-Con Philip Bobbitt’s new book Terror and Consent features an image of a shredded Constitution under the words “Everything must go,” which acts as a suitable entrée to a disgusting diatribe which praises Bobbitt’s call for the end of America and its replacement with a de facto world government in the name of fighting terror. The words, “How to Fight Terrorism” are in place of a torn piece of the Bill of Rights. Read more…

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