Newsworthy 9-28-2012

Out with the old boss; in with the new boss…

Bush and Obama are one in the same

No Change

This May Be America But Don’t Automatically Assume You Can Vote
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This is still America and everyone has the Constitutional right to cast their vote on Election Day but only 20 states will allow you to cast your vote without providing at least minimal identification, and most of them are working toward rectifying that situation even as we speak.

Election Day is Tuesday, November 6, 2012, and the last day to register to vote is Tuesday, October 9. With most states enacting stricter voter registration laws, it’s imperative that you make sure you’re registered as early as possible to allow time to gather up the necessary documents.

Each of these things are just like the other; both of these things are really the same…

There is no lesser of the the two evils

Insanity… doing the same thing over and over again, but expecting a different result.

19 Signs That America Is Being Systematically Transformed Into A Giant Surveillance Grid
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You are being watched. The control freaks that hold power in the United States have become absolutely obsessed with surveillance. They are constantly attempting to convince the American people that we are all “safer” when virtually everything that we do is watched, monitored, tracked and recorded. Our country is being systematically transformed into a giant surveillance grid far more comprehensive than anything George Orwell ever dreamed of. If you still believe that there is such a thing as “privacy” in this day and age, you are being delusional. Every single piece of electronic communication is monitored and stored. In fact, they know that you are reading this article right now. But even if you got rid of all of your electronic devices, you would still be constantly monitored. As you will read about below, a rapidly growing nationwide network of facial recognition cameras, “pre-crime” surveillance devices, voice recorders, mobile backscatter vans, aerial drones and automated license plate readers are constantly feeding data about us back to the government. In addition, private companies involved in “data mining” are gathering literally trillions upon trillions of data points about individual Americans each year. So there is no escape from this surveillance grid. In fact, it has become just about impossible to keep it from growing. The surveillance grid is expanding in thousands of different ways, so even if you stopped one form of surveillance you would hardly make a dent in the astounding growth of this system. What we desperately need is a fundamental cultural awakening to the importance of liberty, freedom and privacy. Without such an awakening, the United States (along with the rest of the planet) is going to head into a world that will make “1984” by George Orwell look like a cheery story about a Sunday picnic.

Harvard now ridiculously insists that fluoride only lowers IQ levels outside the United States
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Intense industry pressure to continue mass medicating Americans with fluoride chemicals via public water supplies has apparently influenced Harvard University researchers to backtrack on a recent study they conducted that verified fluoride chemicals lower IQ levels in children. We are now being told the absurd lie that fluoride is only detrimental to people in other countries, and that Americans need not worry about ingesting and bathing in the toxic brew here in the states.

Eugenics gone wild:
It seems that Marxist-Globalist do not feel that they have done enough to emasculate men via feminism, political correctness, liberal guilt, revisionist history, and so on; now they are out and out promoting literal castration as a means for men to live longer. That’s right boys and girls… men have ample amounts of (gasp) TESTOSTERONE and, according to the the journal “Current Biology”, male hormones shorten life expectancy.

France set to ban the words ‘mother’ and ‘father’ from official documents – France is set to ban the words “mother” and “father” from all official documents under controversial plans to legalise gay marriage.
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The move, which has outraged Catholics, means only the word “parents” would be used in identical marriage ceremonies for all heterosexual and same-sex couples.

The draft law states that “marriage is a union of two people, of different or the same gender”.

Man Crushed by Road Flattening Truck On Orders of Chinese Officials
Warning! Graphic Images!
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China is routinely rocked by riots staged by residents furious at the arbitrary theft of their land by the state, which under the Communist system claims that the government owns all land and that private property rights are non-existent. However, the state-owned media ensures that news of the protests does not reach a national audience.

Humor:TSA To Conduct Anal Probes At All Public Toilets
From the site:
BREAKING NEWS: The TSA has announced that due to the threat posed by terrorists who are planning to implant bombs in their own bodies, TSA screeners will now be in place at all public toilets in order to conduct anal probes. We canvassed the general public and found that they welcomed the new policy in the name of safety and security.

NYC schools give out morning-after pills to students — without telling parents
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The Department of Education is giving morning-after pills and other birth-control drugs to students at 13 high schools, The Post has learned.

School nurse offices stocked with the contraceptives can dispense “Plan B” emergency contraception and other oral or injectable birth control to girls without telling their parents — unless parents opt out after getting a school informational letter about the new program.

Americans Are Literally Being Worked To Death
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Are you constantly tired and do you feel incredibly stressed almost all the time? Well, that means that there is a really good chance that you are a typical American worker. Even though our incomes are going down, Americans are spending more time at work than ever before. In fact, U.S. workers spend more time at work than anyone else in the world. But it was not always this way. Back in 1970, the average work week for an American worker was about 35 hours. Today, it is up to 46 hours. But there are other major economies around the globe that are doing just fine without burning their workers out. For example, the average American worker spends 378 more hours working per year than the average German worker does. Sadly, for many Americans work is not even finished once they leave the office. According to one recent survey, the average American worker spends an extra seven hours per week on work tasks such as checking emails and answering phone calls after normal work hours have finished. Other Americans are juggling two or three jobs in a desperate attempt to make ends meet. Americans are busier than ever and work is often pushing the other areas of our lives on to the back burner. What this also means is that “family vacations” are becoming increasingly rare in the United States. In fact, Americans spend less days on vacation than anyone else in the industrialized world. While some would applaud our “work ethic”, the truth is that the fact that we are being overworked is having some very serious consequences. In fact, as you will see below, Americans are literally being worked to death.

Court Rules Motorists Can Be Detained For Paying By Cash at Toll Booths – Using cash increasingly seen as suspicious activity
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The Eleventh Circuit US Court of Appeals has ruled that private contractors operating toll roads on behalf of the state have the power to detain and store records on motorists who pay by cash at toll booths – another example of how using cash is increasingly being treated as a suspicious activity.

Cattle Now Being Fed Cookies and Candies Instead of Real Food
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Just when you thought the news couldn’t get any stranger regarding the disturbing state of the agricultural industry, it most certainly has. In an effort to slash costs and increase profits, livestock corporations have now begun feeding their cattle super cheap processed foods like cookies, gummy worms, chocolate, fruit loops and a whole list of candies. Fattening up the cattle thanks to a large percentage of sugar content and no real nutritional value, the disease-riddled cattle end up fetching a larger price for farm owners.

NJ Attempts to Strip Parental Rights with Vaccine Anti-Exemption Bill
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All 50 states across the nation offer parents the ability to exempt their child(ren) from vaccination requirements. This week, however, New Jersey legislators advanced a bill that would make such exemptions harder for parents to acquire in an attempt to crackdown on “easy exemption policies”.

Is Alzheimers Just Another Form of Diabetes? How Our Diet May Be Destroying Our Brains – There is a strong and growing body of evidence showing a link between the dreaded disease and our high sugar consumption
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Even if you can detach yourself from the suffering caused by diseases arising from bad diets, you will carry the cost, as a growing proportion of the health budget will be used to address them. The cost – measured in both human suffering and money – could be far greater than we imagined. A large body of evidence now suggests that Alzheimer’s is primarily a metabolic disease. Some scientists have gone so far as to rename it. They call it diabetes type 3.

New Scientist carried this story on its cover this September(5): since then I’ve been sitting in the library trying to discover whether it stands up. I’ve now read dozens of papers on the subject, testing my cognitive powers to the limit as I’ve tried to get to grips with brain chemistry. While the story is by no means complete, the evidence so far is compelling.

Fatal Shooting of Double Amputee Sparks Call for Reforms at Houston Police Department
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Advocates are calling for better training and more discipline after a Houston police officer fatally shot a mentally ill double-amputee in a wheelchair on Saturday, the third unarmed person police have shot in less than three months.

Matthew Marin, a five-year HPD veteran, shot and killed Brian Claunch at a personal care home at 4309 Polk. Houston Police Department officials stated that Marin – who fatally shot another suspect in 2009 – felt he and his partner were threatened by Claunch, who was waving a silver pen.

Mich. Police Supervisor Demoted, 2 Officers Disciplined After Man’s Shooting Death
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On July 1st a group of officers repeatedly shot a mentally ill man in a parking lot as traffic passed in broad daylight. Following to what Michigan State Police called a ”complete and thorough investigation”, Saginaw Police let officers return back to duty this week.

Speak up: US law enforcement to use Russian software to store millions of voices
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The US government has already proven its intent to see all evil, with the use of Orwellian programs like TrapWire. But it can now hear all evil too, as law enforcement agencies implement a tool able to store, analyze and identify voices in seconds.

‘Voice Grid Nation’ is a system that uses advanced algorithms to match identities to voices. Brought to the US by Russia’s Speech Technology Center, it claims to be capable of allowing police, federal agencies and other law enforcement personnel to build up a huge database containing up to several million voices.

Why Don’t People Care about Their Freedoms?
Video (7 minutes): [From Site:] Abby Interviews outspoken journalist, and US Congressional Candidate, David Seaman, about the slow erosion of civil liberties in America.

LRAD Sonic Weapons To Be Deployed “Throughout” America For Crises – Devices commonly used by police to quell civil unrest, disperse protests
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The U.S. Air National Guard has purchased half a million dollars worth of portable LRAD acoustic systems, which are commonly used by police to quell protests and civil unrest, ensuring that the sonic weapons will be deployed “throughout” America during upcoming national emergencies and other crises.

Bizarre TSA “Freeze” Security Drill Caught on Camera – Pointless policy little more than “obedience training”
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The TSA’s bizarre new policy where it orders travelers who have already passed security to “freeze” on command has been caught on camera, with the clip illustrating once more how the federal agency has implemented a series of ludicrous policies that seemingly have no other purpose than to act as an obedience test for the traveling public.

EPA Sued Over Illegal Experimentation on Human Subjects
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The US Environmental Protection Agency and its Administrator Lisa Jackson are on the defendant’s end of a federal lawsuit claiming the Agency conducted illegal human experimentation on unsuspecting study volunteers.

The American Tradition Institute Environmental Law Center (ATI) issued a complaint against the Agency last Friday, stating it “failed to comply with laws controlling human experimentation” in studies that were apparently testing the effect of “fine particles” on human subjects who were “more susceptible to the effects of air pollutants,” in other words, participants who were already ill.

Spank a kid, get hard time – State adopts definition that ‘pain’ is ‘physical injury’
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Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden says it’s “paramount” to keep children safe, but a new law he spearheaded will prevent – under threat of jail time – parents from giving junior a swat on the bottom hard enough to help him remember it’s not a good thing to poke a spoon handle into an electric outlet.

That’s because Biden’s new law, signed by Democratic Delaware Gov. Jack Markell Sept. 12, defines any “pain,” even from a loving swat, as “physical injury” and threatens parents with up to two years in jail for disciplining their children.

Police gun down 83-year-old woman responding to 911 call she dialed
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Delma Towler reported a burglary at her Altavista, Virginia home and attempted to walk to her sister’s house for safety but was “gunned down like she was an animal or a criminal,” according to her daughter.

Is the era of free checking accounts over?
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Facing new government regulations and a lackluster economy, the financial industry is forcing customers to pay more just to park their money at the bank.

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The Founding Fathers’ View on Immigration

There are many advocates on both sides of the immigration “fence”; each proclaiming that it is at the heart of America that we are a Nation of immigrants, but each side differing on the methodology used to treat “all comers” that flood across the border.

Instead of giving you hyperbole and rhetoric, I have researched what the Founding Fathers actually believed when crafting the Constitution and the Republic that sprang from it. I can safely say they were not advocates of “Open Borders”.

Overall, the Founding Fathers believed that we should be selective about who we allow in our Country; citizenship should not come easy; the immigrant should assimilate; and that land ownership should be reserved to citizens or those immigrants that have established a legal, reasonable length of residency in the Country. Furthermore, the Founding Fathers believed that immigrants who wish to be citizens should leave their ties to their former Country’s form of government behind and learn, understand, and cherish America’s unique form of government.

Federalists and Anti-Federalists were mostly in agreement on the subject, with minor debates occurring over a few issues, such as land ownership (some wanting immigrants to have NO ownership rights), length of residency required, preferential treatment given to scholars and skilled tradesmen, and so on.

Here are some of their own words on the matter:

From Federalist #2:
“…Providence has been pleased to give this one connected country to one united people–a people descended from the same ancestors, speaking the same language, professing the same religion, attached to the same principles of government, very similar in their manners and customs…” — John Jay

From a letter from George Washington to John Adams:
[Immigrants should be slowly integrated into the United States so that] “by an intermixture with our people, they, or their descendants, get assimilated to our customs, measures, laws: in a word soon become one people.” — George Washington

From a 1790 speech to Congress:
“welcome every person of good fame who really means to incorporate himself into our society, but repel all who will not be a real addition to the wealth and strength of the United States.” — James Madison

From “Notes on Virginia”:
“Every species of government has its specific principles. Ours…is a composition of the freest principles of the English constitution, with others derived from natural rights and natural reason. To these nothing can be more opposed than the maxims of absolute monarchies. Yet, from such, we are to expect the greatest number of emigrants. They will bring with them the principles of government they leave, imbibed in their early youth; or if able to throw them off, it will be in exchange for an unbounded licentiousness, passing, as is usual, from one extreme to another. It would be a miracle were they to stop precisely at the point of temperate liberty. These principles, with their language, they will transmit to their children. In proportion to their numbers, they will share with us the legislation. They will infuse into it their spirit, warp and bias its direction, and tender it a heterogeneous, incoherent, distracted mass.” — Thomas Jefferson

“To admit foreigners indiscriminately to the rights of citizens, the moment they foot in our country would be nothing less than to admit the Grecian horse into the citadel of our liberty and sovereignty.” [Instead we must gradually acclimate newcomers] “to enable aliens to get rid of foreign and acquire American attachments; to learn the principles and imbibe the spirit of our government; and to admit of a philosophy, at least, of their feeling a real interest in our affairs.” — Alexander Hamilton

From the 1790 Congressional Debate on the rules of Naturalization:
“…it was intended by the Convention, who framed the Constitution, that Congress should have the power of naturalization, in order to prevent particular States receiving citizens, and forcing them upon others who would not have received them in any other manner.” — Roger Sherman – Connecticut

From the 1790 Congressional Debate on the rules of Naturalization:
“…It is no doubt very desirable that we should hold out as many inducements as possible for the worthy part of mankind to come and settle amongst us, and throw their fortunes into a common lot with ours. But why is this desirable? Not merely to swell the catalogue of people. No, sir, it is to increase the wealth and strength of the community; and those who acquire the rights of citizenship, without adding to the strength or wealth of the community are not the people we are in want of.” — James Madison – Virginia

From the 1790 Congressional Debate on the rules of Naturalization:
“I would let the term of residence be long enough to accomplish two objects, before I would consent to admit a foreigner to have any thing to do with the politics of this country. First, that he should have an opportunity of knowing the circumstances of our Government, and in consequence thereof, shall have admitted the truth of the principles we hold. Second, that he shall have acquired a taste for this kind of Government.” — Michael Stone – Maryland

From the 1790 Congressional Debate on the rules of Naturalization:
“I think, before a man is admitted to enjoy the high and inestimable privileges of a citizen of America, that something more than a mere residence amongst us is necessary. I think he ought to pass some time in a state of probation, and at the end of the term, be able to bring testimonials of a proper and decent behavior; no man, who would be a credit to the community, could think such terms difficult or indelicate: if bad men should be dissatisfied on this account, and should decline to emigrate, the regulation will have a beneficial effect; for we had better keep such out of the country than admit them into it.” — James Jackson – Georgia

There are two sides to the Immigration Debate. One side believes that we have a right to be sovereign, and that immigrants should assimilate into American society, cast off their attachments to the forms of government they are fleeing, and embrace the principals of liberty. The other side wants “Open Borders”, unfettered invasion of the masses from foreign soil, with immigrants that still cling to ideals that are anathema to the concept of liberty.

The group that believes in sovereignty stands with the Founding Fathers. The group that believes in open borders and outmoded sovereignty stands with Karl Marx. Liberty lies upon the shoulders of Jeffersonian principals and dies at the feet of the Communist Manifesto.