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JUNE 3, 2010


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"IF THIS BE SEDITION, MAKE THE MOST OF IT!" (with apologies to Patrick Henry)
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Here, then, I arrive at that doctrine of human rights which seems to me to be most in accord with the inflexible and beneficient laws of nature... Of these rights there are two classes - first, those which a man (or a class of men) wrests from his environment by force; and secondly, those which he obtains by an exchange of values. ...he is exercising a right of the second class when he takes his skill and industry into the open market and sells them for whatever they will bring. .... There is, in a word, no irreducible minimum of compensation, due to every man by virtue of his mere existence as a human being. No man has any right to life, save that which he proves by mastering his environment. ~ H L Menken

Economic independence is the foundation of the only sort of freedom worth a damn. ~ H L Menken

Good government is that which delivers the citizen from the risk of being done out of his life and property too arbitrarily and violently - one that relieves him sufficiently from the barbaric business of guarding them to enable him to engage in gentler, more dignified and more agreeable undertakings. ~ H L Menken

Suppose two-thirds of the members of the national House of Representatives were dumped into the Washington garbage incinerator tomorrow, what would we lose to offset our gain of their salaries and the salaries of their parasites? ~ H L Menken

The Liberals have many tails, and chase them all. ~ H L Menken

The natural tendency of every government is to grow steadily worse - that is, to grow more satisfactory to those who constitute it and less satisfactory to those who support it. ~ H L Menken

Hanging one scoundrel, it appears, does not deter the next. Well, what of it? The first one is at least disposed of. ~ H L Menken

They have taken the care and upbringing of children out of the hands of parents, where it belongs, and thrown it upon a gang of irresponsible and unintelligent quacks. ~ H L Menken

Save among politicians it is no longer necessary for any educated American to profess belief in Thirteenth Century ideas. ~ H L Menken  
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AND NOW FROM 84 YEARS AGO A PERFECT DESCRIPTION OF THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION:

The Montreal Gazette
June 10, 1926

"There are a sort of highbrow type of self-centered educated persons who form a sort of exclusive aristocracy here, there, and almost everywhere.  What their education has done is to show them how little others know.  They constitute an uppish class that sometimes mistakes itself for an upper class, and is proud to be known as highbrow, and as a highbrow is a degeneraic intellectual aristocrat who is the product of an education that should have made him a liberal. 

But it has not done so.  Rather it shows that much learning can be accompanied by bad training, and illustrates and old conclusion that the most learned are not necessarily the best learned.

Sir Robert Falconer
President
University of Toronto
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“A nation can survive its fools and even the ambitious. But it cannot survive treason from within. An enemy at the gates is less formidable, for he is known and he carries his banners openly against the city. But the traitor moves among those within the gates freely, his sly whispers rustling through all alleys, heard in the very halls of government itself. For the traitor appears no traitor; he speaks in the accents familiar to his victim, and he wears their face and their garments and he appeals to the baseness that lies deep in the hearts of all men. He rots the soul of a nation; he works secretly and unknown in the night to undermine the pillars of a city; he infects the body politic so that it can no longer resist. A murderer is less to be feared. The traitor is the plague.” ~ Marcus Tullius Cicero, 106-43 BC

Could there be any more accurate description of today's Liberal Progressive Democrats?
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"By gnawing through a dike, even a rat may drown a nation."  - Edmond Burke
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"The free man will ask neither what his country can do for him nor what he can do for his country."  Milton Friedman
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The people must also be self-assertive. They must have the spirit of the old Revolutionary War flag: "Don't tread on me!" They must be vigilant against those, at home or abroad, in or out of government, who might wish to trample on their rights. They must be courageous and manly, with a sense of honor, so that in hard times they will stand up and fight, and not slink away slavishly so as to avoid trouble and danger.
Thomas G. West and Douglas A. Jeffrey, The Rise & Decline of Constitutional Government in America
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The most important moral of all is that excellence is where you find it. I would extend this generalization to cover not just higher education but all education from vocational high school to graduate school. We must learn to honor excellence, indeed to demand it in every socially accepted human activity, however humble that activity, and to scorn shoddiness, however exalted the activity. An excellent plumber is infinitely more admirable than an incompetent philosopher. The society which scorns excellence in plumbing because plumbing is a humble activity and tolerates shoddiness in philosophy because philosophy is an exalted activity will have neither good plumbing nor good philosophy. Neither its pipes nor its theories will hold water
. --- John William Gardner (1912 - )
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Our Founding Fathers were greatly influenced by a rather lengthly treatise on the subject of freedom, The Spirit of Laws, by Charles Louis de Secondat, Baron de Montesquieu, published in 1748.  You can read it for yourself at:  http://oll.libertyfund.org/index.php?option=com_staticxt&staticfile=show.php%3Ftitle=837&Itemid=27
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THE 5000 YEAR LEAP: 

This is a very popular book about how the USA became so prosperous and the beacon of freedom to the world.  You can read it online for free at:http://www.nccs.net/5000-year-leap/_jkgFoe95jlsf4poG/

OR

Watch a video of it at:   http://adlar.com/nccs/ - (click the "start lessons" button)
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LINKS

What???  Obama says government's actions in the Gulf of Mexico oil leak incident shows that government is working well:
>>> http://www.nationalreview.com/campaign-spot/99082/you-cant-cite-spill-evidence-big-government-works-well
>>> http://community.fox13now.com/_A-community-organizer-cannot-fix-the-oil-spill/BLOG/2372982/96363.html
>>> http://www.visiontoamerica.org/story/sarah-palin-knows-more-about-oil-spills-than-barack-obama.html
>>> http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748704717004575268752362770856.html

In response maybe it's time to "Boycott L.A.":  http://www.latimes.com/news/local/immigration/la-me-0602-arizona-boycott-20100602,0,2153405.story?track=rss&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+latimes%2Fmostviewed+(L.A.+Times+-+Most+Viewed+Stories)

The Arizona immigration law:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nBLgSzJpOec&feature=player_embedded

Nirvana for Liberals.  In this Liberal Progressive Utopia excellence is punished and mediocrity is rewarded:  http://news.nationalpost.com/2010/06/01/win-a-soccer-game-by-more-than-five-points-and-you-lose-ottawa-league-says/

Congressional Black Caucus wants to restrict the power and authority of the Office of Congressional Ethics.  Why?  Because it has investigated 8 of its members:  http://apnews.myway.com/article/20100602/D9G3AVUO0.html

Videos relating to the oil spill in the Gulf:
>>> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MzllR24e-FY&feature=player_embedded
>>> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2ZOszoSPpxc&feature=related
>>> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XLiqvZOP8TY&feature=related
>>> http://www.eyeblast.tv/public/checker.aspx?v=XdqGZueu6U

Why the big surprise?  The same thing has happened everywhere gun bans have been put into effect:  http://www.realclearpolitics.com/articles/2010/06/02/chicago_v_self_defense_105806.html

Former Democratic Congresswoman, Cynthia McKinney, writes an anti-Israel piece for Arab Newshttp://newsbusters.org/blogs/rusty-weiss/2010/06/02/former-dem-congresswoman-pens-anti-israeli-piece-arab-news

"Barack Obama lives in a fantasy world" - Fidel Castro:  http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/C/CB_CUBA_FIDEL_CASTRO?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT&CTIME=2010-06-02-12-34-48

Progressivism means Marxism.... and always has:  http://xelanbonn.com/1188/america%E2%80%99s-founders-call-citizens-to-fight-progressivism/

There wasn't much looting during the recent flooding in Nashville.  Here's why:  http://heavynews.files.wordpress.com/2007/06/no-looting.jpg?w=700

Los Angeles School District to teach students that Arizona Immigration Law is un-American:  http://www.foxnews.com/us/2010/06/02/la-school-district-teaches-az-law-is-un-american/?test=latestnews

Ayn Rand's testimony:  http://www.capitalismmagazine.com/culture/history/12-Ayn-Rands-Testimony-Before-The-House-UnAmerican-Affairs-Committee.html

Reid dodges the question (of course):  http://www.washingtontimes.com/blog/watercooler/2010/jun/2/video-harry-reid-dodges-question-seiu-protesting-p/

Democrat's response to the oil spill is to increase the taxes on the oil industry (you didn't really expect something else, did you?):  http://blog.al.com/live/2010/06/obama_asks_congress_to_scrap_b.html

When is a hate crime not a hate crime?:  http://www.amren.com/mtnews/archives/2010/06/w_seattle_teen.php

Former ACORN insider speaks out:  http://hotair.com/archives/2010/05/29/obama-acorn-and-stealth-socialism-dire-domestic-threat/

The phony flotilla:
>>> http://pajamasmedia.com/blog/as-reality-unfolds-about-the-flotilla-world-media-continues-with-fictional-narrative/
>>> http://thepeoplescube.com/current-truth/beat-the-imperialist-enemy-toy-and-educational-aid-t5397.html
>>> http://www.regularfolksunited.com/index.php?tab=article_view&article_id=4035

Chavez trying to destabilize Mexico:  http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/world/Venezuela_s-Chavez-backing-leftist-guerrillas-in-Mexico-95280089.html

Rolling Thunder 2010 - tribute to fallen soldiers - a soldiers vigil:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eefQSDrJ0x8&feature=related

In the Democrat's Defense Appropriations Bill only 1/3 of the funds actually go to the military.  The rest goes to domestic issues and handouts to the Democrat voters:  http://jammiewearingfool.blogspot.com/2010/05/when-is-defense-appropriations-bill-not.html

When politicians use government funds to purchase votes:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fco4Oqw5EVk&feature=player_embedded

Kagan not qualified:  http://www.regularfolksunited.com/index.php?tab=article_view&article_id=3992

Stupid, arrogant or ignorant?: http://floridapundit.com/2010/06/obama-administration-stupid-arrogant-or-ignorant/

You gotta read this one:  http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/politics/Mexico-opens-California-office-to-provide-ID-for-illegals-95434969.html

Truly honoring our soldiers:  http://www.capitalismmagazine.com/war-peace/military/5989-How-Truly-Honor-Our-Soldiers.html

Multiple articles about living under communism:  http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&source=hp&q=what+it+was+like+living+under+communism&btnG=Google+Search&aq=f&aqi=&aql=&oq=&gs_rfai=CfD-mFRsITN_TAZv4ygSA3f3YBgAAAKoEBU_Q9WxY



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How much do you and every member of your family owe on the national debt?

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Seems like the Obama Administration doesn't agree with Lincoln.
Rather, they seem to have adopted the philosophy of:

OF THE GOVERNMENT
BY THE GOVERNMENT
FOR THE GOVERNMENT

RIGHT?



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