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soraya30@*******************.com—Nov. 18, 2015—Tyrone was having trouble in school. His teacher was always yelling at him: "You're driving me crazy, Tyrone. Can't you learn anything?" One day Tyrone's mother came to school to check on how he was doing. The teacher told her honestly that her son was simply a disaster, getting very low marks; and that she had never seen such a stupid boy in her entire teaching career. The mother was so shocked at the feedback that she withdrew her son from school and moved out of Detroit, relocating to Cleveland.

Twenty-five years later, the teacher was diagnosed with an almost incurable cardiac disease. All of the doctors strongly advised her to have open heart surgery, which only one surgeon at the Cleveland Clinic could perform. Left with no options, the teacher decided to have the operation, which was remarkably successful.

When she opened her eyes after the surgery, she saw a handsome young doctor smiling down at her. She wanted to thank him, but could not talk. Her face started to turn blue, she raised her hand, trying to tell him something, but quickly died.

The doctor was shocked, wondering what went wrong so suddenly. Then he turned around and saw Tyrone, a janitor in the Clinic, who had unplugged the life-support equipment in order to connect his vacuum cleaner. If you thought Tyrone had become a heart surgeon, there's a high likelihood that you will vote for Hillary.

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Grnjllybn@*******************.com—Nov. 1, 2015Man kills friend thinking he was a zombie—Folks, I warned you about this on several occasions over the last few years. Satan has been in control of televcision programming for many years now, and it's gotten progressively worse. If you check your TV Guide (either on-screen or in a print magazine), you will see that, lately, most movies and hour-long series are about zombies, the occult, the walking dead, etc.

By watching these abominable things you are letting them into your consciousness. By doing so, you are actually opening the door to demonic activity in your life (which is what happened to this person—Moses Marquez who killed a friend, Christopher Paquinswhile watching the AMC series, The Walking Dead. I've warned people about this more than once. I'm warning you again. You must protect yourselves and your families by forbiddig anyone in your home to view satanic material. Satan is real. He is the enemy of God and of God's creation. He is extremely vile and dangerous.

Immerse yourself, instead, in the Word of God—the Holy Bible. Begin with the Gospel of John, the 4th book of the New Testament. There are still "family friendly" programs to watch. They are fewer, to be sure, but they can be found. I find them. Invest in a DvD player so that when you can't fnd a suitable program for your children, you can pop a DvD into the player. There are many fine films on DvD.

God be with you all to bless you and protect you.

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molehill@*******************.com—Oct.. 9, 2015Two choices. What would you do? You make the choice. Don't look for a punch line. There isn't one. Read it anyway. My question is, Would you have made the same choice?

At a fundraising dinner for a school that serves children with learning disabilities, the father of one of those students delivered a speech that would never be forgotten by all who attended. After extolling the school and its dedicated staff, he offered a question:

"When not interfered with by outside influences, everything nature does is done with perfection. Yet my son, Shay, cannot learn things as other children do. He cannot understand things as other children do. Where is the natural order of things for my son?"

The audience was stilled by the query.

The father continued: "I believe that when a child like Shay, who was mentally and physically disabled comes into the world, an opportunity to realize true human nature presents itself, and it comes in the way other people treat that child."

Then he told the following story:

Shay and I had walked past a park where some boys were playing baseball. Shay asked "Do you think they'll let me play?"
  I knew that most of the boys would not want someone like Shay on their team, but as a father I also understood that if my son was allowed to play, it would give him a much-needed sense of belonging, and some confidence to be accepted by others in spite of his handicaps.
  I approached one of the boys on the field and asked (not expecting much) if Shay could play. The boy looked around for guidance and said, "We losing by six runs and the game is in the eighth inning. I guess he can be on our team, and we'll try to put him up to bat in the ninth inning..."
  Shay struggled over to the team's bench and, with a broad smile, put on a team shirt. I watched with a tear in my eye and warmth in my heart. The boys saw my joy of my son being accepted.
  In the bottom of the eighth inning, Shay's team scored a few runs but was still behind by three.
  In the top of the ninth inning, Shay put on a glove and played in the right field. Even though no hits came his way, he was obviously ecstatic just to be in the game and on the field, grinning from ear to ear as I waved to him from the stands.
  In the bottom of the ninth inning, Shay's team scored again. Now, with two outs and the bases loaded, the potential winning run was on base and Shay was scheduled to be next at bat.
  At this juncture, do they let Shay bat and give away their chance to win the game?
  Surprisingly, Shay was given the bat. Everyone knew that a hit was all but impossible because Shay didn't even know how to hold the bat properly, much less connect with the ball.
  However, as Shay stepped up to the plate, the pitcher, recognizing that the team was putting winning aside for this moment in Shay's life, moved in a few steps to lob the ball in softly so Shay could at least back contact.The first pitch came in and Shay swung clumsily and missed.
  The pitcher again took a few steps forward to toss the ball softly towards Shay. As the pitch came in, Shay swung at the ball and hit a slow ground ball right back to the pitcher.
  The game would now be over.
  The pitcher picked up the soft grounder and could have easily thrown the ball to the first baseman. Shay would have been out and that would have been the game. Instead, the pitcher threw the ball right over the first baseman's head, out of reach of all of his team maters.
  Everyone from the stands—and both teams—started yelling, "Shay, run to first! Run to first!" Never in his life had Shay run that far, but he made it to first base.
  He scampered down the baseline, wide-eyed and startled. Everyone yelled, "Run to second! Run to second!" Catching his breath, Shay awkwardly ran towards second, gleaming and struggling to make it to the base.
  By the time Shay rounded second base, the right fielder had the ball. The smallest guy on their team who had his first chance to be the hero for his team could have thrown the ball to the second baseman for the tag, but he understood the pitcher's intentions so he, too, intentionally threw the ball high and far over the third baseman's head.
  Shay ran to third base deliriously as the runners ahead of him circled the bases toward home. All were screaming, "Shay! Shay! Shay! All the way, Shay!"
  Shay reached third base because the opposing shortstop ran to help him in the direction to third base, and shouted, "Run to third! Shay, run to third!" As Shay rounded third, the boys from both teams, and the spectators, were on their feet screaming, "Shay, run to home! Run home!" Shay ran to home, stepped on the plate and was cheered as the hero who hit a grand slam and won the game for his team.
  "That day," said the father softly with tears rolling down his face, "the boys from both teams helped bring a piece of true love and humanity into this world."

Shay didn't make it to another summer. He died that winter, having never forgotten being the hero and make his father so happy, and then coming home and seeing his mother tearfully embrace her little hero of the day.

And, now for a little footnote to this story. We all send thousands of jokes through the email without a second thought, but when it comes to sending messages about choices, people hesitate. The crude, vulgar, and often obscene pass freely through cyberspace, but public discussions about decency is too often suppressed in our schools and workplace.

If you're thinking about forwarding this message, chances are many of you are sorting through your email list for those who aren't the appropriate ones for this type of message.

Editor's Note: The person who sent this to me noted that :"...we all have thousands of opportunities every single day to help people realize the "natural order of things." Actually we don't. Count the number of acts of kindness you performed yesterday, and it will be a lot less than a thousand—or even ten...or perhaps even one. I know you aren't counting...but God is. Never miss an opportunity to show kindness to those whose paths you cross daily. When I am in a supermarket and there is someone in the line ahead of me whose credit card won't go through, or they're putting items back because they don't have enough money to pay for them (especially mothers with small children), I will always cover their shortfall. The person who sent the email about Shay ended it by saying: A wise man once said every society is judged by how it treats the least fortunate among them.

Thanks for passing the link on to everyone on your list. If you do, you will have a Blessed Shay Day today.

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m.larson@*******************.com—Sept.. 30, 2015—I don't have his email address, so I'll tell you what a wonderful product your friend has developed (the glass of water ad). I'm 82 years old and have COPD. I was a heavy smoker for years.

Last December I was diagnosed with cancer in my right lung. Doctors planned to remove the upper lobe in my right lung. Before they could get everything in place, they found cancer in my left lung—growing fast.

I've seen Mr. Ellis' advertiserment for years in Mother Earth News, GRIT magazine, and in the glass of water ad on the left. I convinced my daughter (my caregiver) to try his water since I was unable to to afford his machine. We ordered two large bottles of John Ellis™ water. Using one ounce of water per gallon of tap water for 60 days, my doctor told me I was cancer free. The only thing left in my lungs was scar tissue. I used that water four or five times a day in my nebulizer in place of albuterol—and I feel great!.

I give Mr. Ellis and God all the credit for my healing. Tell him to keep up the good work & God Bless.

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ssmiller88@*******************.com—Sept.. 21, 2015Bumps In The Road. Remember that calloused statement? Do you remember [Barack Obama] referring to the Benghazi incident as "a bump in the road?"

Today I heard an ex-Navy Seal being interviewed on Fox News regarding a book he has written about how to handle crisis situations in our lives. At the end of the interview, he asked if he could make a comment on Benghazi, and of course, the anchor said "yes."

He then thanked Fox News for keeping the Benghazi story in the news since other news organizations did not. He said the Seals, who died, deserve the public knowing the truth about the whole affair. The poem he recited was written by an anonymous Martine Crop officer:


We're the battling boys of Benghazi,
No fame, no glory, no paparazzi.

Just a fiery death in a blazing Hell,
defending our country we loved so well.
It wasn't our job, but we answered the call,
fought tot he consulate and scaled the wall.

We pulled twenty countrymen from the jaws of fate
and led them to safety and stood at the gate.
Just the two of us and foes by the score,
but we stood fast to bar the door.

Three calls for reinforcement, but all were denied,
so we fought and we fought and we fought 'til we died.

We gave our all for our Uncle Sam,
but Barack and Hillary didn't give a damn.

Just two dead Seals who carried the load
No thanks to us...
we were just
"bumps in the road."

The Obama Administration obviously won't be held accountable because they apparently accept Hillary Clinton's assessment. "What difference does it make?"


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EEdithMichael@*******************.com—Aug. 31, 2015—If you haven't retired yet, read this for future reading, and reread it when you reach retire age. Some of us have reached our golden years. Some of us haven't. But these suggestions should be read my everyone. They have been collected from many a senior, each with his or her own piece of advise. Some you know, some may surprise you, and some will remind you of what's important. So, read well. Share with your loved ones, and some will remind you of what's important. Have a great day—and a great life.

1. It's time to use up the money you saved. Enjoy spending it. Don't keep it for those who have no notion of the sacrifices you made to get it. Remember, there's nothing more dangerous than a son or daughter-in-law with big ideas for your hard-earned capital. You didn't earn it to let your kids squander it on a new boat, or a luxury vacation you couldn't afford on the best day of your life. Since they managed to live without it up to this point, give it away to someone more needs it more than your kids—someone who, regardless how little that beqeauth may be, will be used to impact the lifestyle of the beneficiary. Tell the recipient that God wanted to see how they would use that gift to shine God's love on them as a witness to Jesus Christ's mercy and grace..

2. Stop worrying about the financial situation of your children and grandchildren if the only light that shines from them is greed and self-indulgence unless the lessons you tried to teach them about walking in the foot steps of our Savior are now the lessions they are teaching to their own children who are now passing those slavation life lessions on to their own children. Those who apply the parable of the talents have the ability to pass those riches on in a way which he Master would agree.

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Ric******@*******************.com—July 24, 2015(Editor's Note:) This friend passed along an email from Robert Hall, a five term Senator in the Massachusetts State Legislature and, more important, a Vietnam War veteran, adding a note on the bottom of the email which says: "if you don't forward this link, you are part of the problem." Sen. Hall has the "Spirit of 76" that ignited the American Revolution. More Americans need to strike that match because there is a lot of socialist debrise in Washington (including every unconstitutional Executive Order written from 1933 to 2015) since the Executive Branch of government has no constitutional authority to make law. Their job is to administer only those laws duly written by Congress (not lobbyists) and lawfully enacted by a recorded count in Congress so We The People can hold responsible those who voted for the garbage they pass off as "good for America." "Good for America," by the way, is never sending the sweat investment earnings of Americans to foreign countries who glad-hand us to our faces and bad mouth us when we leave the room—or the Iranians who threaten to destroy our homeland as they tell lie to end sanctions that need to be so constrictive than not even rain can fall on Iran, or cool air from the west penetrate their borders. A nation so determined to be Hell on Earth should feel like Hell on Earth. (End of Editor's Note.)

"I'm 65. Except for one semester in college where jobs were scarce, and 6-month period when I was between jobs, but job-hunting every day, I've worked, hard, since I was 18. Despite some health challenges, I still put in 40-hour weeks, and haven't called in sick in 7 or 8 years. I make a good salary, but I didn't inherit by job or income, and I worked to get where I am. I'm tired. Very tired.

I'm tired of being told that I have to "spread the wealth" to people who don't have my work ethic. I'm tired of being told the government [has the right] to take the money I earned, by force if necessary, and give it to people too lazy to earn it.

I'm tired of being told that Islam is a "religion of peace" when every day I read dozens of articles of Muslim men killing their sisters, wives and daughters for their "family honor." Of Muslims rioting over some slight offense. Of Muslims murdering Christians and Jews because they aren't "believers." Of Muslims burning schools for girls. Of Muslims stoning teenager rape victims to death for "adultery. Of Muslims mutilating the genitalia of little girls, all in the name of Allah because the Qu'ran and Shariah law tells them to do it.

I'm tired of being told that, out of "tolerance for other cultures," we must let Saudi Arabia use our oil money to fund mosques and madressa Islamic schools to preach hate in the United States and Canada, while no American nor Canadian group is allowed to fund churches, synagogues or religious schools in Saudia Arabia to teach the same kind of love and tolerance.

I'm tired of being told I must lower my standard of living to fight global warming, which no one is allowed to debate. (Editor's note: that's because NASA proved years ago that climate change, both positive and negative is caused by the solar cycles of the sun. And the exact temperature departures that impact Earth also impact Venus and Mars at exactly the same time.)

I'm tired of being told that drug addiction is a disease, and that I must help support and treat them and pay for the damages they do. Did a giant germ rush out of a dark alley, grab them, and stuff white powder up their noses while they tried to fight it off?

I'm tired of hearing wealthy athletes, entertainers and politicians from both parties talking about innocent mistakes, stupid mistakes, or youthful mistakes, when we all know they think their only mistake was was getting caught. I'm tired of people with a societal granted sense of entitlement, rich or poor.

Yes, I'm damned tired. But, I'm also glad to be 65. Because mostly, I not going to have to see the world these people are making. I'm just really sorry for my grandchildren who will have to survive in the mess these idiots are creating.

There is no way this will be widely distributed unless each of us will send it on. This is your chance to make a difference for your children, your grandchildren or your great grandchildren.

I'm 65, and I'm tired.
Robert A. Hall

(Editor's Note: We need to get the corrupt, socialist politicians out of Washington (whether they call themselves Democrats, Republicans or Independents) and send them to the unemployment office where they belong. Politics has corrupted most of them so much, there isn't a single job in America they can now do with any degree of integrity. Most of them, I wouldn't trust to make change for me at the supermarket.)

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EEdithMichael@*******************.com—June 25, 2015Interesting quote from Vaclav Klaus, the former Premier of the Czeck Republic:

"The danger to America is not Barack Obama but a citizenry capable of entrusting a man like him with the Presidency. It will be far easier to limit and undo the follies of an Obama presidency than to restore the necessary common sense and good judgment to a depraved electorate willing to have such a man for their president. The problem is much deeper and far more serious than Mr. Obama, who is a mere symptom of what ails America. Blaming the prince of the fools should not blind anyone to the vast confederacy of fools that made him their president. Klaus.jpgThe Republic can survive a Barack Obama, who is, after all, merely a fool. It is less likely to survive a multitude of fools such as those who made him their president."

(Editor's Note: Between Nov. 28, 2009 and Nov. 26, 2012, in various articles on this website from Nov. 28, 2009 until today, I have provided the American people with everything they needed to support the fact that Barack Obama overwhelmingly lost the Election of 2008 by 35,626,580 votes, and he lost to Mitt Romney in 2012 by 36,292,841 votes. These were the ACORN and SEIU obtained "more votes than voters" in 2008 and 2012. What makes the conservative voters of the United States a confederacy of fools is that in 2009 Obama actually posted the Bush-43 Administration's FEC document which affirmed there were 165 million registered voters in the United States and that 56.8% of them, or 96,992,000 of them voted. The problem with the numbers was that there were 132,618,580 votes in the ballot boxes across the United States. I don't care how many new voters [the liberal said had voted] its impossible to have more votes than actual voters. In 2012, 90,682,968 registered voters voted in the Presidential election, yet there were 126,985,809 ballots in the ballot boxes. In addition, in 2012, six million GOP voters [who always vote only on election day, were early voted by union workers in five battleground States who were allowed to claim they were the GOP voters without showing any identification to prove who they were, or even if they were residents in that voting precinct, county, or even that State. Left wing federal judges accepted the arguments of labor unions that asking for a photo ID (which everyone who has a driver's license carries] was a form of racism, and delayed implementing photo ID laws to give voters an opportunity to get one.)] There were no complaints of GOP votes being stolen in any State which won the photo ID challenges in court.)

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norm9do@.**********.comJune23, 2015—This is simply the loud and clear message that Congress (both Republican and Democrat) have been sending out for some years now to the taxpaying citizens with the country. Taxpayers have become second class citizens and seem only to be useful for the revenues they pay into the system, and also the votes to keep the incumbents in office who support those benefits. Who can dispute these facts? (This was a reply to ***********@frontier.com, who said:

When you vote for an incumbent you are perpetuating our government as it is now. Nothing will change...(Editor's Note: Actually, the reverse happens. We have a social progressive government that is rapidly becoming communist. Why? Because of what conservatives do and do not do. We get on our soap boxes with the far right candidates who can win primaries but never an election [because 60% of all registered voters are Democrats and only 40% are Republicans [with most of them being centrists and center left]. When the right gets tired of center left Republicans [RINOS] in liberal States voting the center plank, they get the Tea Party giants like Sarah Palin and Ted Cruz to come to liberal land and help them nominate a far right conservative. If the liberal State has an open primary, the social progressives will always help nominate the Tea Party candidate to knock off the RINO by voting in the GOP primaries because they know the true conservative will never get elected. The majority left owns at least 60% of the vote in all of the social progressive States. Since the minority Republicans in the social progressive dominated States control 40% of less of the votes, the Tea Party candidate never wins in a leftwing-majority State. Ted Cruz won in Texas in 2012 only because Texas is a conservative-majority State which managed to ungerrymander its congressional districts thanks to House Whip Tom Delay who used his own Pac to finance the candidacy of Texas Republicans running for State office in 2002 when the Republicans took control of both Houses in the Texas legislature. Delay was arrested in 2005 and charged with money laundering (using his federal PAC money to finance political campaigns of Republicans running for State office), The case was assigned to Senior District Court Judge Pat Priestly, a Democrat in San Antonio, a heavily Democratic city. Delay's lawyers asked for a change of venue, but the Democrats, who owned San Antonio, weren't buying that argument. The trial commenced on Oct. 26, 2010. Delay was convicted of money laundering and conspiracy and sentenced to 10 years probation. On Oct. 12, 2012 the Texas Court of Appeals heard Delay's appeal. On Sept. 19, 2013 the Court of Appeals overturned his conviction, noting the jury got it wrong, and everything Delay did was in within the law. But, the Democrats still won because they got Delay out of Congress and out of Texas politics. It's a shame. Delay would have become Speaker of the House, and perhaps, in 2008, the President of the United States.

When people who don't understand the nature of politics at State level and think because they are personally conservative (in an ultra-liberal State) that ultra-liberal social progressives will elect a conservative if they can get him (or her) nominated as the Republican candidate. One of the best candidates nominated in the State of Florida in the last one hundred years was Lt. Col. Allen West who was elected in 2010 with 54% of the vote in a conservative congressional district that was gerrymandered into a liberal district in 2012. He lost that election by 2,146 votes to Patrick Murphy in what would prove to be the most expensive Congressional race in U.S. history. The writer continued:

When you vote for an incumbent you are perpetuating our government as it is now. Nothing will change Three short sentences you may find interesting. These three short sentences will tell you al lot about the direction of our current government and cultural environment:

1.) We are advised NOT to judge ALL Muslims by the actions of a few lunatics but we are encouraged to judge ALL gun owners by the actions of a few lunatics. Funny how that works. And, here is another one worth considering:

2.) Seems we constantly hear about how Social Security is going to run out of money. How come we never about welfare and food stamps running out of money? What's interesting is the first group "working for" their money, but the second didn't. Think about it. Last but not least:

3.) Why are we cutting benefits of our veterans? No pay raises for our military, and cutting our army to a level lower than before WWII, but we are not stopping payments to illegal aliens such as monthly payments for each child, money for housing, food stamps, free college educations and also the right for illegals to vote? Am I the only one missing something?

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info@.**********.comJune 18, 2015Is he dumb or clueless? You may recall a few weeks ago, Barack Obama spoke of three former presidents making prisoner swaps at the ends of wars that took place on their watch, "...much like this swap," he said convincingly. CNN carried Obama's quote, adding, "This is what happens at the end of wars." Obama boasted on Tuesday, June 16 that when he was asked about swapping American Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl for five vicious Taliban terrorists, said: "That was true for George Washington. That was true for Abraham Lincoln. And that was true for FDR. That's been true of every combat situation that, at some point, you make sure that you try to get your folks back...and that's the right thing to do."

(Editor's Note: what we have with Barack Obama is not a failure to communicate. It's a failure to comprehend—the history and character of the United States. But, you can't blame the community organizer for not knowing an iota of US history since the only history he learned as a child was the history of Indonesia.)

His analogy blatantly demonstrates that the man who is the most powerful man in the world...lacks even a grade school level of knowledge of American history, specifically that which deals to three of our most famous presidents, and it demonstrates again that we have essentially elected a foreign who has no understanding of this country. Then again, he was educated at an Ivy League school, so you can't really expect too much.

(Editor's Note: the original writer of this piece said Obama was "the most powerful man in the world.") That is something Obama is not now nor ever was. The "most dangerous man in the world" perhaps, but not the most powerful. In 1977 Jimmy Carter earned the title of the most inept and powerless President in the world. He held the title until Obama stole 35,626,580 votes in 2008 and the keys to the presidential residency in the White House and captured Carter's title. The most powerful President of the United States—so acknowledged by the world—was our 40th President, Ronald Wilson Reagan. At 12:15 pm on Jan. 20, 1981, the most dangerous man on Earth, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khoemeini released 52 diplomats, US Marines and embassy employees whom they held for 444 days. The Iranians knew that Reagan would send US Navy and USAF fighter bombers flying over Tehran before Jan. 21, 1981. That is power. In Obama's case, his Iranian red line was spineless stupidity. Russia's excursions into the lands of his neighbors was not due to Obama's power, it was due to political naivety and the brains not of a strategic global player but a Chicago community organizer with no real life experience in the global arena. Even after seven years, Obama still has no experience dealing with global crises, only in creating them.)

Now, what was wrong with Obama's statement about Washington, Lincoln and FDR? Let's keep it simple. Everything was wrong!

1. George Washington did not become President until six years after the Revolutionary War ended in 1783. By 1789 there were no longer any prisoners for him to exchange.

2. Abraham Lincoln was assassinated on April 15, 1865. The Civil War ended the following month (Editor's Note: actually Gen. Robert E. Lee surrendered to Gen. Ulysses S. Grant at the home of Wilmer McClean in Appomattox Court House on April 9, 1865, six days before Lincoln was shot. No deals were made to exchange prisoners during those six days. All prisoners were simply released.

3. FDR died of a stroke in Warm Springs, GA on April 12, 1945. The war in Europe ended on Mar. 8, 1945 and the war in the Pacific theatre ended on Aug. 14, 1945. Like Lincoln, FDR stayed dead and didn't exchange any prisoners. Harry S. Truman dropped two atomic bombs on Japan, ending WWII. He made no deals with anyone to exchange prisoners. The American military simply went in and released them.

Only one of the presidents Obama noted in his speech was in office at the ends of the conflicts in which they were commander-in-chief, making it impossible for them to make any sort of prisoner swaps., let alone the 5 to 1, plus unspecified cash (which was all the Taliban really wanted) for a deserter and traitor by our "57-States President."

It should be pointed out that countless deserters and traitors were shot or hung during all three of the aforementioned wars. What amazes one even more than the ignorance of Obama is that he has managed to surround himself with a staff that is just as clueless...or willing as is the media, to cover for his lying rhetoric and behavior.

P.S. Obama mentioned while being interviewed on Super Bowl Sunday in the White House kitchen that George Washington drank beer in the White (justifying, one imagines, his doing so). George Washington never lived in the White House. It's construction was started by John and Abigail Adams.

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measter@********.comMay 13, 2015An illegal alien...(Editor's Note: not an undocumented worker, undocumented immigrant or illegal immigrant)...in Polk County, Florida who got pulled over in a routine traffic stop ended up "executing" the Deputy Sheriff who stopped him. The deputy was shot eight times, including once behind his right ear at close range. Another deputy was wounded, and a police dog was killed.

The murderer was found in a wooded area. As soon as he took a shot at the SWAT team, officers opened fire on him. They hit the guy 68 times. Naturally, the liberal media went nuts and asked why they shot the poor, undocumented immigrant 68 times. Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd told the Orlando Sentinel: "Because that's all the ammunition we had." Now, is that just about the all-time greatest answer or what?

The coroner also reported that the illegal alien died of natural causes. When asked by a reporter how that could be since there were 68 bullet wounds in his body, he simply replied (best quote ever) "When you are shot 68 times, you are naturally going to die."

Editor's note: The incident is true. Fox News reported it on Oct. 1, 2006. The incident happened on Sept. 28, 2006. The illegal alien was a man named Angilo Freeland, an illegal from Antigua. He was a bail-jumper who had been arrested on various minor charges all related to driving without a license. He was stopped by Deputy Sheriff Douglas Spiers for speeding. Freeland gave Spiers a phony driver's license. When the ID proved to be fraudulent, Spiers called for back-up. The dispatcher sent Deputy Matthew Williams and his K-9 partner, Diogi. When Freeland saw the second cruiser, he bolted for the woods. According to reports, Freeland found cover behind a fallen oak tree which rendered him impossible to be seen by the officers. Spiers and Williams separated with the former moving to a ridge on one side of Freeland and Williams and Diogi, sniffing Freeland's trail, moved directly towards the illegal. At that point, it is unclear if either Spiers or Williams knew that Freeland was armed.

Freeland shot the dog first, killing it. He then fired on Williams, hitting him in the right wrist, upper right arm, left bicep, left thigh, right buttocks, right leg, upper right thigh and finally, one slug severed his spinal cord. Williams collapsed like a rag doll, unable to move his arms or hold his weapon. Freeland cautiously approached him, and seeing that Williams—a 39-year old father of three—was immobilized, executed the deputy with two shots behind his right ear. Freeland took his gun belt, service pistol and ammunition.

Deputy Spiers, hearing the volley of gunfire, ran to the sound. There was an exchange of gunfire between Spiers and Freeland. Spiers was wounded in the leg. He radioed an "officer down" call. Within a half hour every available law enforcement officer in Polk County was on the ridge searching for Freeland who had returned to the fallen oak tree which concealed him. Law enforcement officers cordoned off the ridge and waited out the night. The following morning the 10-member Polk County SWAT team found him.and ordered him to surrender. Freeland rose from behind the tree with Deputy Williams' handgun pointed at the SWAT officers. They responded to the threat by firing 110 rounds. Sixty-eight of them hit their mark.

Bleeding heart Florida civil right activists filed a complaint with the Justice Department, asking for an investigation of the Polk County Sheriff's Department, complaining that the Polk County law enforcement officers had shown a blatant disregard for human life when they shot Freeland 68 times. The Bush-43 Justice Department investigated the incident and, in 2008, reported that "...the evidence does not establish a prosecutable violation of the federal civil rights statutes. Accordingly, we have closed our investigation."

I'd be willing to bet you two half-eaten doughnuts that if that incident happened sometime after the Kenyan stole his way into the White House, Attorney General Eric Holder would have found that shooting any bad guy 68 times—even after he executed a man with a severed spine—made those officers guilty of violating Freeland's civil rights (although since he had no legal right to be here he did not qualify for equal protection under the law beyond that afforded to dissidents under the UN Declaration on Human Rights). The Constitution of the United States was written and designed to protect only lawful citizens of the United States of America—from its federal government. People tend to forget that. Liberals always extend the Bill of Rights to protect non-citizens (particularly terrorists) as they do everything they can to eliminate those rights from American citizens.

Let's say that this incident did not happen in a law-and-order State. Let's imagine, for a moment, that it happened in social-progressive Baltimore, Maryland under its current mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, and State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby or, for that matter, under any liberal, minority-controlled city in the United States. While the administrators of social justice in the social progressive States would publicly lament the death of two police officers (although one of the them was a canine cop) and the wounding of another, the "but" in that rhetoric would be that the dead and wounded would quickly be forgotten and the minority population would be threatening riots and mayhem if the police who used excessive force (like shooting a guy 68 times) were not severely punished . And, of course there is also the need for the minority population to be compensated for being forced to endure police brutality via TV news reports. In the end, the sympathies of the social justice do-gooders always seem to lie with the malefactor and not those who put their lives on the line to protect the People.

Now, with respect to investigating the Polk County Sheriff's Dept. for firing 110 shots and hitting Freeland 68 times, and calling it excessive force. Look, you and I both know that after the first two or three shots were fired, Freeland was dead whether still standing or falling. He felt the one or two shots that killed him, but he didn't feel the other 64, 65 or 66 shots—but it likely made the grieving cops feel better.

Callous? Perhaps. I agree with the view of Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd that cop killers who survive their arrest begin, from their arrest, trial and incarceration, running up a tab that will cost the taxpayers (that's you and me) millions of dollars a year.. There should be no trials for killers caught red-handed. If you want to kill someone, be prepared to pay for your crime with your life. In my view, when a killer is caught in the act, guilt is established. You don't need a jury of 12 bleeding heart liberals second-guessing justice by offering mercy to criminals who wantonly kill, many times just for the thrill of it. But, since most killers are cowards, when they get cornered, they drop their weapon and raise their hands. Because, although they gloried in killing their victim, dying is the last thing they want for themselves. That's why most convicts on death row become prison lawyers, studying law books in the prison library and writing their own appeals (at taxpayer expense) seeking a new trial (paid for by the taxpayers) in an attempt to have their death sentences commuted to life in prison.

There's something seriously wrong with our criminal justice system, because the people who are punished most by the system are not the criminals but the People. I'm not just referring to murderers in the 32 States with the death penalty, but the 18 States without it as well. Advocates for the abolition of the death penalty argue that it's inhumane and it is extremely expensive (a cost borne by the taxpayers). First, the argument that it's inhumane to execute killers. States go through great lengths to minimize the trauma of an execution by administering the same types of knock out drugs to the convict in the first stage of the execution that doctors use to put patients, about to undergo surgery, out. Then, the convict is euthanized without trauma. Can you say the same for the victims those killers killed? Many times their victims were, first, victims of rape (sometimes accompanied by severe beatings and followed by one of the four "S's"—strangulation, suffocation, stabbing or shooting. But not before their victims were horrifically terrorized. So much for executions being inhumane. How: costly are executions?

Since all of the websites I found which theoretically analyzed the cost of executing a prisoner are leftwing, anti-death penalty sites, they are exaggerated. One of the most reasonable put the cost of executing a prisoner at $24 million. As you look at the rhetoric they pose, you realize their numbers include the cost of pre-trial and post-trial incarceration, the cost of the defense and prosecution lawyers, the exorbitant cost of paid witnesses, and of course, the per diems paid to the jury. And, if the jury is sequestered, you have to add the cost of hotel rooms and food. The simple reality is, the cost to execute a rightfully convicted killer includes only the raw costs of [a] the drugs, gas or electricity used to bring about the death of the inmate, [b] the cost assessed by the doctor to administer any drugs, and/or pronounce the inmate dead at the conclusion of the execution, [c] any special disbursement paid to prison officials obligated to participate in an execution or act as an official witness and/or [d] any other assessments paid by the State in the carrying out of the execution which include the disposition of the corpse. So, the raw cost to execute a rightfully convicted killer should be a low five digit figure, not a high seven or eight digit figure.

Allowing a rightfully convicted killer to feed, like a cancer, on the taxpayers of any State is wrong since 2012 statistics show that the average cost to incarcerate a prisoner not only on death row in any of the 32 States with the death penalty, but in all 50 States, averages $44,565.00 per year. But, looking only at the death penalty States, there are 49,000 people on the death rows in those 32 States. Those death row inmates cost the taxpayers in those 32 States $401,067,000.00 per year for every year they escape death. The average death row inmates lives in the "world of the last mile" for 10 to 20 years. Let's say, an average of 15 years. If every death row inmate lived 15 years wasting taxpayer dollars on futile appeals, those 49,000 inmates would cost the taxpayers $6,016,005,000.00. By the way, if you weren't counting digits, that is "billions" with a "B".

God may promise sinners mercy through grace rather than justice, but the State, which thinks they're God but aren't, promises only justice. Justice is never merciful.

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Note to readers: I somehow wiped out From the Mailbag from my hard drive on May 13, 2015. Not sure how I did it, but I compounded the error by wiping out the local site as well. I retrieved what is below from an older computer I seldom use for my website. Sorry. I am reconstructing the article I just posted, but there is almost a year's worth of From the Mailbag comments that I accidentally erased.

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EEdithMichael@********.comJuly 18, 2014 One float in the Norfolk, Nebraska 4th of July parade stood out like a humerous sore thumb—the float on the flatbed of a blue pickup truck which just seemed to magically appear at the end of the assorted floats in the local 4th of July parade.Independence Day parade. The float? The Obama Presidential Library. While the conservatives viewing the parade loved the float, those left of center and, of course, the local and regional media lavished harsh criticism on the float, and the parade organizers for allowing it to be part of their 4th of July parade. it.Presidential Library Again, it's unlikely that the organizers of the parade were even aware of the tagalong float until the spectators saw it. The majority, in this predominantly conservative community loved it, laughed and applauded. The leftwing Politicus-usa (Real Liberal Politics) reported the social progressive view which does not live in Norfolk.

In their online column they noted: "...One such float that was created by a local resident depicted...Obama as a zombie wearing overalls. He was standing in front of his ‘Presidential Library,’ which was actually an outhouse. While there were some residents, specifically a woman who immigrated to the United States from Kenya, who found the float in poor taste and offensive, the majority of the townspeople who attended the parade loved it. In fact, the float was given an Honorable Mention award by the judges of the parade."

Despite winning "honorable mention" by the Parade judges, Politicus.usa was correct that some of Norfolks Democratic citizens criticized the float and the figure representing Obama that appeared a ghoulish green, that onlookers said look more like a zombie than anything else. The liberal media tried to learn the name of the sponsor of the Presdential Library float, but he remained anonuymous. The left remarked that ithe parody was a racist float. The flaot featured a wood slat outhouse with the words "Obama Presidential Library" nailed on the sides with four small US flags on the roof.

(Editor's Note:) I can recall one or two 19th century presidential races in which the presidential candidates were hung in effigy at the campaign rallies of their opponents. In that era, it was called free speech. Today, the social progressives, defending a Black president, call everything negative said about him or his agenda as racist. Why can't we just call an inept, dishonest and constitutionally unqualified Oval Office occupant what he is without the left saying that every criticism of Obama is racist when people attack his character, his qualifications and his job performance which has absolutely nothing to do with the color of his skin—and everything to do with his motives and his political agenda.

July 4, 2014 —The definition of the word conundrum is something that is puzzling or confusing. Here are six conundrums of of socialism in the United States of America.

1 • America is capitalist and greedy—yet half the population is subsidized.
2 • Half the population is subsidized—yet they all think they are victims.
3 • They think they are victims—yet their "leaders" run the government.
4 • Their representatives run the government, yet the poor get poorer.
5 • The poor keep getting poorer—yet they have things that people in other countries only dream about.
6 • They have things that people in those other countries only dream about—yet they want America to be more like those other countries.

Think about it. And that, my friends, pretty much sums up the USA in the 21st century. Makes you wonder who is doing the math. Add to that the following three observations and they will tell you a lot about the direction of our current government and cultural environment.

1 • We are advised to not judge all Muslims by the actions of a few lunatics, but we are encouraged to judge all gun owners by the actions of a few lunatics. Funny how that worlks,

And here's another one worth considering:

2 • Seems we constantly hear about how Social Security is going to run out of money. How come we never hear about welfare or food srtamps running out of money? What's interesting is that the first group worked for their money, but the second didn't.

Think about it. And last, but not least...

3 • Why are we cutting benefits for our veterans, no pay raises for our military and cutting our army to a level lower than before WWII, but we are not stopping the payments or benefits to illegal aliens.

FSanchez@********.comJune 27, 2014—This is an interesting comment from a very upset woman. Warning: strong language. THINK THIS LADY IS PISSED? (Editor's Note: this piece has been floating around cyberspace since it first appeared shortly after Barack Obama appointed Alan Simpson and Clinton leftwinger (both Bill and Hillary—both collective and separate—Erskine Bowles to head up his National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform in order to make it appear that what Obama already planned to do was someone else's idea. But it very clearly shows the mood of America from 2010,. with the birth of the Tea Party advocates, and the American people's sudden realization that when you give a completely inept imbecile the keys to the Oval Office very bad things happen not only to the United States, but the world.)

In 2010, Alan Simpson, former Republican Senator from Wyoming called seniors the greediest generation as he compared Social Security to a MILK COW with 310 million teets. Here is a response in a letter from Patty Myers in Montana. I think she's a little ticked off. She also tells it like it is.

"Hey, Alan, let's get a few things straight.
(1) As a career politician, you've been on the public dole (tit) for fifty years.
(2) I have been paying Social Security for 48 years (since I was 15 years old. I am now 63). (Assuming this was written in 2010, Patty Myers is now 66 or 67, depending on her date of birth.)
(3) My Social Security payments, and those of millions of other Americans, were safely tucked away in an interest bearing account for decades until you political pukes decided to raid the accounting and give OUR money to a bunch of zero losers in return for votes, thus bankrupting the system and turning Social Security into a Ponzi scheme that would have made Bernie Madoff proud.
(4) Recently, just like Lucy and Charlie Brown, you and "your ilk" pulled the proverbial football away from millions of American seniors nearing retirement and moved the goalposts for full retirement from age 65 to 67. Now you and your "Shill commission" are proposing to move the goal posts yet again.
(5) I, and millions of other Americans have been paying into Medicare from Day One and now you morons propose to change the rules of the game. Why? Because you idiots mismanaged other parts of the economy to such an extent that you need to steal our money from Medicare to pay the bills.
(6) I and millions of other Americans have been paying income taxes our entire lives, and now you propose to increase our taxes once again. Why? Because you incompetent b*****ds spent our money sp profligately that you just kept on spending even after you ran out of money. Now, you come to the American people and say you need more money to pay off YOUR debt. To add insult to injury, you label us as greedy for saying "bullsh*t to your incompetence.
Well, Captain Bullsh*t, I have a few questions for YOU.

[1] How much money have you earned off the American taxpayers during your pathetic 50 year political career?
[2] At what age did you retire from your pathetic political career, and how much are receiving in annual reti8rement benefits from the American taxpayers?
[3] How much do you pay YOUR government provided health insurance?
[4] What cuts in your retirement and healthcare benefits are you proposing in your disgusting deficit reduction proposal, or as usual, have you exempted yourself and your political cronies?

It is you, Captain Bullsh*t, and your political co-conspirators called Congress who are the greedy ones. It is you and your nutcase thieves who have bankrupted America and stole the American dream from millions of loyal, patriotic Americans.

And, for what? Votes. And your job, and retirement security at our expense you lunk-headed leech. That's right, sir. You and yours have bankrupted America for the sole purpose of advancing your pathetic political careers. You know it. We know it. And, you know we know it. And, you can take that to the bank, you miserable S-O-B!

P.S. And stop calling Social Security "entitlements." What an insult! I've been paying into the Social Security system for 45 years. It's my money. Give it back to me the way the system was designed, and stop patting yourself on the back like you are being generous by doling out these monthly checks.

If you agree with what Patty Myers said, please forward this link.

(Editor's note: Here is your first "Primer" on Social Security. It was written on Feb.25, 2005. http://www.jonchristianryter.com/Two_Cents/2cworth.022505.html and http://www.jonchristianryter.com/Video/2011/110918.html . You will learn in this "primer" that when Roosevelt enacted Old Age benefirts for the poor, he never intended them to live long enough to collect the benefits. But modern medicine warped his actuarial charts and Congress had to begin increasing the age when recipients would be eligible for benefits.Now, since medical science can virtually keep people alive for three or more decades longer than FDR's life expectancy actuarial charts the bureaucrats who never intended you to live long enough to bene3fit from the "benefits," will now resort to the use of forced euthanasia to "fix" Social Security.) http://www.jonchristianryter.com/2005/040305.html

m**************r@innercite.comMar. 12, 2014—Quote of the day by Dianne Feinstein: "All vets are mentally ill in some way and government should prevent them from owning firearms." Yup, she really said it on Thursday in a meeting of the Senate Judiciary Committee. And the quotes below from the LA Times are priceless. Sometimes even the LA Times gets it right. Kurt Nimmo: "Senator Feinstein insults all US Veterans as she flays about in a vain attempt to save her anti-firearms bill." Then a quote from columnist Burt Prelutsky of the LA Times: "Frankly, I don't what it is about California, but we seem to have a strange urge to elect really obnoxious women to high office. I'm not bragging, you understand, but no other State, including Maine, even comes close. When it comes to sending leftwing dingbats to Washington, we're Number One. There's no getting around the fact that the last time anyone saw the likes of Barbara Boxer, Dianne Feinstein, Maxine Waters and Nancy Pelosi, they were stirring a cauldron when the curtain went up on 'MacBeth.' The four of them are like jackasses who happen to possess the gift of blah. You don't know if you should condemn them for their stupidity or simply marvel at their ability to form words.".

morningstar36@*************.comFeb. 23, 2014—During the 3-1/2 years of World War 2 that started with the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor in December 1941 and ended with the Surrender of Germany and Japan in 1945, the U.S. produced 22 aircraft carriers, 8 battleships, 48 cruisers, 349 destroyers, 420 destroyer escorts, 203 submarines, 34 million tons of merchant ships, 100,000 fighter aircraft, 98,000 bombers, 24,000 transport aircraft, 58,000 training aircraft, 93,000 tanks, 257,000 artillery pieces, 105,000 mortars, 3,000,000 machine guns, and 2,500,000 military trucks.

We put 16.1 million men in uniform in the various armed services, invaded Africa, invaded Sicily and Italy, won the battle for the Atlantic, planned and executed D-Day, marched across the Pacific and Europe, developed the atomic bomb and ultimately conquered Japan and Germany.

It's worth noting, that during almost exactly the same amount of time, the Obama Administration couldn't build a functioning web site.

energytruth@*************.com—Jan. 24, 2014(Editor' note: a reader ran across a 2007 video from Fox News in which then News Anchor Britt Hume suggested (based directly on statements made by President George W.Bush who began raising red flags about Fannie Mae in 2001. Bush-43's budget request for 2002 warned that the size of both Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae was a problem. Hume noted if the government had more closely regulated home loan guarantor Fannie Mae then the subprime debacle may not have happened and the financial crisis that destroyed the housing market in the United States may not have occurred. Attached is the video the reader sent, placing the blame for the housing collapse on Fannie Mae and the subprime mortgage industry. The subprime loan system in which mortgages were granted to credit-unworthy or credit-challenged home buyers whose only "income" came from welfare checks; and whose bill pay history was pretty much nonexistent. In many cases, the "home buyers" moved in and never made the first mortgage payment. That crippled many of the mortgage companies holding those properties, but that's not what put some of the largest banks in the country in jeopardy of collapse. The banks themselves did that. And the Federal Reserve aided and abetted the collapse by the rules they created which allowed the nation's biggest banks (you know, those too big to fail), to steal the smaller banks who weren't.) The reader noted in his comments that he was sending "...information showing who and what caused the recessions. We are still in it because the people who did this are still running our government and continue with their disastrous policies."

(Editor's Note continues: At times the public sees only the consequences of the acts of the princes of industry and the barons of banking, but are not privy to the acts which, first, built the house of cards which was not sustainable, and ultimately collapsed. We witness the collapse which, like the Benghazi Obama-Clinton gun running scheme to the Muslim Brotherhood, was blamed on a very tasteless spoof video about Mohammad. In the case of the mortgage industry collapse, it was caused by a global banking system on the verge of collapse not because Fannie Mae financed homes for people on welfare, but because the princes of industry and the barons of global banking were quietly and covertly financing the overthrow of the industrial world by reversing the roles of the third world countries and the wealthiest nations on Earth. Why? Because the wealthiest nations on Earth no longer have enough population to support their economies.

But the princes of industry failed to think through two problems. First, the United States erased approximately 70 million potential taxpayers since 1973 through abortion and the lack of new babies that would never be born to those babies aborted two or three decades earlier. They would not grow up and take over the jobs their daddies and granddaddies had because not only did they not exist, neither did the jobs they would have needed to produce an income to raise their children. The jobs were exported through NAFTA. And, naturally, the lack of workers and the lack of jobs led to the second problem. Not enough taxpayers to meet the government's debt obligations to the Federal Reserve.

As the job transfer was building up steam during the Clinton years, the princes of industry began negotiating with the human capital-rich emerging nations who desperately wanted America's jobs. To get those jobs, those nations had to commit the money to create a modern, 21st century economic, financial, social and commercial infrastructure that would support a prosperous society—just like the democratic industrial nations.

American and European banks lined up with buckets of money, ready to invest in what the World Bank declared the wealthiest nations on Earth (based on the 1992 redefinition of wealth) those nations with too many people. By legalizing abortion in the industrial world, the money barons destroyed their own prosperity since, today factories in the industrialized world produce only at about 50% of capacity, which means if they had customers to sell their wares to, factories in the United States and Europe could create twice the goods they make at half the cost. The third world has the population. They just need the jobs—and a modern world for their workers to live in.

Fly over the new industrial centers in southeast Asia and you will see a new skyline. Modern hi-rise apartment buildings, skyscrapers reaching to the heavens, office complexes, hospitals and professional buildings, shopping centers, sports stadiums...you name it. Paid for with dollars, pounds sterling, deutchmarks, the French, Belgium of Swiss francs, the krone or the Euro. Money loaned by the world's largest banks and guaranteed by central banks of Europe and the United States. The problem? The hi-rise apartment buildings and condominiums? Empty. Skyscrapers? Empty. Professional buildings? Empty. Shopping centers and malls? Empty. The developers? Bankrupt. The mega banks that were too large to fail? Failed. No money to loan and not ability to provide cash to their own customers. Bank customers with equity lines of credit discovered their equity lines closed. No one had money, least of all Fannie Mae which, rightfully, became the fall guy for the banks that couldn't fail.

The Bush-43 stimulus bill—The Troubled Asset Relief Program [TARP]—put up $700 billion dollars to buy up foreclosed subprime mortgages to remove them from the inventory of banks holding the debt to free up money to keep the economy moving. Most of that money was used to bail out a half dozen banks whose problem wasn't subprime mortgages because they were owned by mortgage companies like Countrywide. They used the money to cover third world bad debt. In fact, when the American people finally shouted "Enough!" the US taxpayers had coughed up $2,189,000.000.00 (if you can't count zeros, that's 2 trillion, 189 billion dollars to cover third world bad debt spend to provide the people who have your job somewhere nice in the third world to spend it. Only, those sub-minimum wage workers don't earn enough money to enjoy western world niceties.

Jeff.Foxworthy @*************.comJan. 8, 2013A Country Founded by Geniuses by Run By Idiots

• If you can get arrested for hunting and fishing without a license, but not for entering and remaining in the country illegally—you ;might live in a nation founded by geniuses but is run by idiots.
• If you have to get your parents' permission to go on a field trip or to take an aspirin in school, but not to get an abortion—you might live in a nation that was founded by geniuses but is run by idiots.
• If you must show your identification to board an airplane, cash a check, buy liquor, or check out a library book or rent a video, but not to vote for who runs the government—you might live in a nation founded by geniuses but is run by idiots.
• If the government wants to prevent stable, law-abiding citizens from owning gun magazines that hold more than ten rounds, but gives F-16 fighter jets to the crazy new leaders in Egypt—you might live in a nation that was founded by geniuses but is run by idiots.
• If, in the nation's largest city, you can buy two 16-ounce sodas but not one 32-ounce container of a sugary drink that might make you fat, you might livr in a nation that was founded by geniuses but is run by idiots.
• If an 80-year old woman or a 3-year old toddler girl who is confined to a wheel chair can be strip-searched by the TSA at the airport, but a woman in a burka or a hijab is only subject to have her neck and head area searched—you might live in a nation that was founded by geniuses but is run by idiots. What a country!

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Dec. 31, 2013During the 3½ years of World War 2, that started with the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor in December 1941 and ended with the Surrender of Germany and Japan in 1945, the U.S. produced 22 aircraft carriers, 8 battleships, 48 cruisers, 349 destroyers, 420 destroyer escorts, 203 submarines, 34 million tons of merchant ships, 100,000 fighter aircraft, 98,000 bombers, 24,000 transport aircraft, 58,000 training aircraft, 93,000 tanks, 257,000 artillery pieces, 105,000 mortars, 3,000,000 machine guns, and 2,500,000 military trucks.

We put 16.1 million men in uniform in the various armed services,  invaded Africa, invaded Sicily and Italy, won the battle for the Atlantic, planned and executed D-Day, marched across the Pacific and Europe, developed the atomic bomb and ultimately conquered Japan and Germany.

It's worth noting, that during the almost exact amount of time, the Obama Administration couldn't build a functioning web site. (Editor's Note: and during that same length of time that the United States supplied all of its allies with munitions and food to keep them alive until the United States won a global war against two powerful enemies, Barack Obama lost two territorial wars that his predecessor had already won.)

jcross_55 @*************.comDec. 20, 2013Declaration of US Christianity by Congress, the courts, the and several presidents of the United States

• In 1892 • The Supreme Court ruled that the United States was a Christian Nation.
• In 1952 •.President Harry S. Truman established one day each year as a "National Day of Prayer."
• In 1988 •.President Ronald Reagan designated the first Thursday in May each year as the National Day of Prayer
• In 2007 •.when he was campaigning for the White House, candidate Barack Obama declared that "...the USA is no longer a Christian nation."
• In 2009 •.Barack Obama canceled the National Day of Prayer ceremony under the ruse of "...not waniting to offend anyone."
(Editor's Note: except, of course, the 247,500,000 professing Christians in the United States.)
• On Sept. 25, 2009 •.(From 4 a.m. to 7 p.m.) Obama held a National Day of Prayer between Capitol Hill and the White House.
(Editor's Note: Over 50,000 Muslims showed up in Washington that day to celebrate. Obama is pictured removing his shoes, a Muslim custom, before entering the DC mosque. Obama insulted American Christians by canceling the 21st annual Prayer breakfast, but made a media event out of attending prayer at a DC mosque. This is called "hiding in plain sight.) I guess it doesn't matter if Christians were offended by this event. We obviously don't count as "anyone" anymore. The direction this country is headed should strike fear in the hearts of every Christian, especially knowing that the Muslim religion believes if Christians cannot be converted, they must be annihilated.

fssanchez@aol.com—Nov. 18, 2013 • Words can come back and haunt us. Here is the "Quote of the Decade." • "The fact that we are here today to debate raising America's debt limit is a sign of leadership failure. It is a sign that the US government cannot pay its own bills. It is a sign that we now depend on ongoing financial assistance from foreign countries to finance our government's reckless fiscal policies. Increasing America's debt weakens us domestically and internationally. Leadership no longer means that, '...the buck stops here.' Instead, Washington is shifting the burden of bad choices today onto the backs of our children and grandchildren. America has a debt problem and a failure of leadership. Americans deserve better."

Sen. Barack H. Obama, March 2006.

Comments from Barack Obama's campaign trail in 2006. Pass these words on 'til eternity. It was so nice of the community organizer to give us this great post for posterity. So, use it...and make sure we credit the quote to the author. You know who we're talking about. The guy who spent more taxpayer money in five years than all combined presidents spent in 100 years.

(Editor's Note on the Fort Hood shooting which took place on Nov. 5, 2009. Islamic extremist Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan, who shouted "Allah Akbar!" (God is great) as he murdered 13 people and wounded 38 others. This was not "workplace violence." This was a jihadist act by a devout Wahabbi Muslim who was about to be deployed to Afghanistan. He believed that offering medical aid and psychological comfort to American military personnel was a sin worse than murder. Hasan, stripped of his military rank at the conclusion of his court martial was sentenced to death on Aug. 28, 2013.

But, there is a post script to this story that was reported by George W. Bush friend and biographer, and former Washington Times White House reporter and current Fox News DC News Editor Bill Sammon on November 7, 2009 about a not well-kept secret visit George and Laura Bush made to Fort Hood on Nov. 6 to comfort those warriors who were wounded in that vicious and cowardly attack. The Bushes, without a Secret Service escort drove from their 1,600 acre Praire Chapel Ranch, which is less than 30 miles from Fort Hood,. to pay their respects to the wounded and their families.

@*************.comOct. 24, 2013A doctor at the Southern Clinic in Dothan, AL had the TV on in his office when the news of the shooting at Fort Hood came on. The husband of one his employees was stationed there.

He called her into his office and, as he was telling her what happened, she got text message from her husband saying, "I'm okay." Her cell phone rang right after she read the message. It was an ER nurse. "I'm the one who sent your the text, not your husband. I thought it would be comforting not to worry you, but I was mistaken in doing so. I'm sorry to tell you this, but your husband was shot four times. He's in surgery."

The soldier's wife left Dothan, Alabama and drove all night to Fort Hood, Texas. When she arrived, she found her husband was out of surgery and that he was okay. When she rushed to his room she found he already had two visitors there to comfort him.

He was just waking up and found his wife and the visitors by his side. The nuse took the picture displayed here. What? No news crews and cameras?

Did you hear about this on CNN, NBC, MSNBC, CBS, ABC, or read about it in any of the mega-circulation liberal newspapers? Neither did anyone else.

This is how people with class respond and pay respect to those in uniform. What is even better is the fact that when George W. Bush heard about what happened at Fort Hood, he got in his car without a Secret Service escort and drove to Fort Hood. He was stopped at the gate and the guards could not believe who they had stopped.

The former commander-in-chief asked directions to the base hospital and drove on. The duty guard alerted the base commander's office that "...the President is on Fort Hood and driving to the hospital." The base went bananas looking for Obama. When they realized the "President" was Bush-43, they immediately offered escort. Bush told them it was okay, and to simply let him visit the wounded and the dependents of the dead.

He remained on the base for [what was reported to be anywhere from one to] six hours, and was finally asked to leave by a message from the White House.

Obama flew to Fort Hood ten days later and held a "photo op" in a gym. He did not go anywhere near the hospital. Then he had the gall to call what happened at Fort Hood "work place violence." This Bush/Obama/Fort Hood story should have been sent to every voter in the United States in 2010, 2012 and to every registered vote regardless of their political partyand because patriotism has no party affiliation because those who voted for "change" in 2008 got a little more "change"than most Americans wanted.

(Editor's note—After labeling the Islamic terrorist attack at Fort Hood as "workplace violence," Obama, Harry Reid [D-NV] and Nancy Pelosi [D-CA] tried their best to use that "workplacea violence" to enact new gun restrictions in the United States. The Amerian people need to understand that workplace violence is not the result of "gun rights." It's the result of anti-gun laws that ban the private ownership of firearms. People who lack the means to protect their families and themselves from armed predators will always be victims of gun violence.

(Editor's note: On February 24, 2013 I posted an article on my website entitled How Mitt Romney won the Election of 2012 and lost the White House. The article details the election fraud in detail. I did a similar article in 2009 entitled Forgot the Past? Here's the Future when Sen. John McCain won the Election of 2008 with similar results. Only, in McCain's case, he was the designated loser who understood the rules of that election—when the votes were counted, he was going to come up short even if everyone in the nation voted for him. That's why he picked as his running mate an inexperienced small town Alaskan mayor just elected to her first term as governor of America's last "frontier: State. McCain didn't pick Sarah Palin because he thought she would strengthen the ticket and help him win. McCain lnew he was running for reelection to the US Senate in 2010. Republican voters are generally hard on GOP Senators and Congressmen who run for the White House and lose. That's why most politicans who run for the "big job" and lose, retire from political office, become a college or university presdient or think tank, or a high-priced lobbyist. What McCain did was find someone he could blame for his loss. That was why he picked Palin [R-AK] as his running mater.

If the American people don't find a way to jettison every electronic voting machine in their States, communist or Islamofascist candidates will continue to steal not only the control of Congress but the White House. The media chose to ignore the vote fraud that catapulted a Kenyan-British citizen into the White House because Barack Obama, who has no inherent loyalty to the United States, was selected by the elite princes of industry and barons of banking sitting on the pinnacle of global power, was more than willing to sell out this nation for a taste of that power. Every now and then an email circulates containing specific Election 2012 fraud statistics like this one:

wbowen33@*************.comSept. 26, 2013—LEST WE FORGET • In 59 voting precincts in the Philadelphia region, Obama received 100% of the votes with not a single vote recorded for Romney. (A mathematical impossibility.) • In 21 districts in Wood County, Ohio, Obama received 100% of the votes where GOP Inspectors were illegally removed from their polling locations—and not a single vote was recorded for Romney. 106,248 people voted in Wood County—a county with only 96,213 registered voters. (Wood County, OH historically has a voter turnout of less than 64%) • In St. Lucie County, FL there were 175,574 registered voters, yet 247,713 votes were counted. (Editor's Note: St. Lucie County averages a voter turnout of around 60%—not 147$.) The National SEAL Museum in St. Lucie had a 158% voter turnout. In one Ohio County, Obama won with 108%. Obama won every State that did not require a Photo ID and lost in every State that required proof of identification.

morningstar36@*************.comSept. 8, 2013—The major news networks seem to have missed this from the anniversary parade of Martin Luther King Jr. in Washington last week. This may be the best poster I have every seen.

Rights owned by NIKOLAS®SCHILLER

Aug. 19, 2013—"There is always free cheese in a mousetrap."—Retired USMC Col. Martino—Public Citizen.org, self-described as "advocate for a healthier and more equitable world," sent a fundraising letter to Democrat voters, claiming that "millionaires who run the largest corporations on Earth want to slash the social insurance programs the rest of us rely on."...So far, class division and envy rhetoric, blaming the "evil" rich for the...social injustice, has worked for progressives because they appeal to the [least informed] voters—people who watch "reality" TV and take their news information from comedians on the alphabet soup channels, the media machine of the Democrat Party.

It is not the CEOs who have destroyed the middle class and the opportunity to succeed in America, it is the race baiters, politicians, and the community organizers who keep the low information voters misinformed and beholden to their supposed saviors, the very people who control them—and benefit from their misfortune."

(Editor's Note)—This is a small excerpt from a fairly long long, factually dead-on email about Obama, Obamacare the the determination of Obama to use Obamacare to strip the middleclass of their sweat equity wealth in order to make America a two class political system by elevating the "gimme class" by bankrupting the middle class. This article, which I have dubbed "THE ANDERSON FILES" is a must read. I am forwarding to those on my email list. If you did not receive and would like to enjoy the wisdom of its author, just email me at BAFFauthor@aol.com and I will forward the complete email to you. —JCR

July 3, 2013—Thought you would enjoy this one. This comes from two math teachers with 70 years combined experience. It has an indisputable mathematical logic. It also made me laugh out loud. This is a strictly mathematical viewpoint. It goes like this: (Rated PG-18)

What makes 100%?

What does it mean to give more than 100%? How about achieving 103%? What makes up 100% in life? Here's a little mathematical logic formula that might help answer those questions.

are represented by: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26


8+1+18+4+23+15+18+11 = 98%


11+14+15+23+12+5+4+7+5 = 96%


1+20+20+9+20+21+4+5 = 100%

And, of course

2+21+12+12+19+8+9+20 = 103%

But, look how far ass-kissing will take you

1+19+19+11+19+19+9+14+7 = 118%

So, one can conclude with mathematical certainty, that while hard work and knowledge will get you close, Attitude will get you there. But, it's the B.S. and rectal kissing that will put you over the top. Now you know how some people got where they are.

June 25, 2013—This is a good evaluation of the fatal screw-ups on Benghazi. I would say every US fighter pilot, retired or active duty, knows that [Leon] Panetta and [Gen. Martin] Dempsey are both full of crap when they both say there was no time to send to send help to Benghazi. They claim it was a problem of "time/space."..."Hands" Handley is a well-respected USAF fighter pilot. Here's his short resume and what he wrote about Benghazi below that....
Col. Phil "Hands" Handley is credited with the highest speed air-to-air gun kill in the history of aerial combat. He flew operationally for all but 11 months of a 26-year career in aircraft such as the F-86 Sabre, F-15 Eagle, and the C-130A Hercules. Additionally he flew 275 combat missions during two tours in Southeast Asia in the F-4D and F-4E. His awards include 21 Air Medals, 3 Distinguished Flying Crosses and the Silver Star.

Betrayal in Benghazi
Phil "Hand" Handley, Colonel
USAF (Ret)

The combat code of the US Military is that we don't abandon our dead or wounded on the battlefield. In US Air Force lingo, fighter pilots don't run off and leave their wingmen. If one of our own is shot down, still sill alive and not yet in enemy captivity, we will either come and get him or die trying.

Among America's fighting forces, the calm, sure knowledge that such an irrevocable bond exists is priceless. Along with individual faith and personnel grit, it is a sacred trust that has often sustained hope in the face of terribly long odds.

The disgraceful abandonment of our Ambassador and those brave ex-SEALs who fought to their deaths to save others in that compound is nothing short of dereliction-of-duty.

Additionally, the patently absurd cover-up scenario that was fabricated in the aftermath was an outright lie in an attempt to shield [Barack Obama] and the Secretary of State from responsibility.

It has been over eight months since the attack on our compound in Benghazi. The White House strategy, with the aid of a "lap dog" press has been to run out the clock before the truth is forthcoming.

The recent testimonies of the three "whistle blowers" have reopened the subject and, hopefully, will lead to exposure and disgrace of those responsible for this embarrassing debacle. It would appear that the most recent firewall which the Administration is counting on is the contention "...that there were simply no military assets that could be brought to bear in time to make a "difference" mainly due to unavailability of tanker support for fighter aircraft.

This is simply BS, regardless how many supposed "experts" the Administration trots out to make such an assertion. The bottom line is that even if the closest asset capable of response was halfway around the world, you don't just sit on your penguin ass and do nothing.

The fact is that the closest asset was not halfway around the world, but as near as Aviano Air Base, Italy, where two squadrons of F-16Cs are based. Consider the following scenario (all times Benghazi local): When [Greg] Hicks in Tripoli received a call at 9:40 pm from Ambassador Stevens informing him, "Greg, we're under attack!" (his last words), Hicks notified all agencies to prepare for immediate initiation of an existing "Emergency Response Plan."

At AFRICON, Gen. Carter Ham attempts to mount a rescue effort, but is told to "stand down." By 10:30 PM an unarmed drone is overhead the compound and streaming live feed video to various "Command and Control Agencies" and everyone watching that feed knew what was going on...By 11:30 PM, two F-16Cs (from Aviano Air Base) with drop tanks, and each armed with five hundred 20mm rounds are airborne. Flying at 0.92 mach they will cover the 522 nautical miles directly to NAS Sigonella in 1.08 hours...The jets depart Sigonella at 1:10 am with full fuel load and cover the 377 nautical miles directly to Benghazi in 0.8 hours, arriving at 1:50 am which would be 20 minutes after the arrival of Woods and Doherty. Providing the two F-16s initial pass over the mob...at 200 feet and 550 knots did not stop the attack in its tracks, a few well-placed strafing runs on targets of opportunity would assuredly do the trick....The end result would be that Woods and Doherty would be alive. Dozens of the attacking rabble would be rendezvousing with "72 Virgins" and a clear message would have been send to the next worthless POS terrorist that it's not really a good idea to "tug" on Superman's cape.

Of course, all this would depend on a Commander-in-Chief that was more concerned with saving the lives of those he put in harm's way that getting his crew rested up for a campaign fund raising event in Las Vegas the next day. As well as a Secretary of State that actually understood "What difference does it make?" or a Secretary of Defense whose immediate response was..."One of the military tenants is that you don't commit assets until you fully understand the tactical situation." Was he not watching a live feed from the unarmed drone? [Yet he] didn't understand the tactical situation?

EDITOR'S NOTE: Due to space considerations, Col. Handley's comments were condensed. If you would like the complete timeline from the moment Ambassador Chris Stevens. Click here for the complete Benghazi Timeline.

ricniemela@*************.comMay 8, 2013—(An email forward). Breakfast at McDonald's—This is a good story, and it's true. Please read it all the way through to the end.

I am a mother of three (ages 14, 12, 3) and have recently completed my college degree. The last class I had to take was Sociology. The teacher was absolutely inspiring with the qualities that I wish every human being had been graced with. Her last project of the term was called "Smile."

The class was asked to go out and smile at three people and document their reactions. I am a very friendly person and always smile at everyone and say "hello" anyway. So, I thought this would be a piece of cake—literally. Soon after we were assigned the protect, my husband, youngest son and I went out to McDonald's one crisp March morning. It was just our way of sharing special time with our son.

We were standing in line, waiting to be served, when all of a sudden, everyone around us began to back away. And then, even my husband did. I didn't move an inch. An overwhelming feeling of panic welled up inside of me as I turned to see why they had moved. As I turned around, I smelled a horrible "dirty body" smell, and there standing behind me were two poor, homeless men. As I looked down at the shorter of the two, close to me, he was smiling. His beautiful sky blue eyes were full of God's Light as he searched for acceptance...

He said, "Good day," as he counted the few coins he had been clutching. The second man fumbled with his hands as he stood behind his friend. I realized the second man was mentally-challenged, and the blue-eyed man was his salvation. I held my tears as I stood there with them.

The young lady at the counter asked him what they wanted. He said, "Coffee is all, Miss." because that was all they could afford. (If they wanted to sit in the restaurant and warm up, they had to buy something. He just wanted to be warm.)

Then I really felt it—the compulsion was so great I almost reached out and embraced the little man with the blue eyes. That's when I noticed all eyes in the restaurant were set on me, judging my every action. I smiled and asked the young lady behind the counter to give me two more breakfast meals on a separate tray.

I then walked around the corner to the table that the men had chosen as a resting spot. I put the tray on the table and laid my hand on the blue-eyed gentleman's cold hand. He looked up at me, with tears in his eyes, and said, "Thank you."

I leaned over and patted his band and said, "I did not do this for you. God is here working through me to give you hope." I started to cry as I walked away to join my husband and son. When I sat down my husband smiled at me and said, "That's why God gave you to me, honey. To give me hope." We held hands for a moment and,at that time, we knew that only because of the Grace that we had been given, were we able to give. We are not churchgoers, but we are believers. That day showed me the pure light of God's sweet love.

I returned to college, on the last evening of class, with this story in hand. I turned in "my project." The instructor read it. Then she looked up at me and said, "Can I share this?"

I slowly nodded as she got the attention of the class. She began to read and that's when I knew that we, as human beings, and children of God, share this need to heal people—and in that way, to be healed ourselves.

I graduated from college with one of the biggest lessons I would ever learn: unconditional acceptance.

May 4, 2013—(An email forward). I hope every Christian who is offended will forward this and keep it going. On the Today Show, Matt Lauer interviewed the wife of one of the Navy Seals killed along with the US Ambassador of Libya. Lauer asked: "What she would say to her children about their Dad, and how she would want them to remember him. Her answer, and I quote: "His love for Christ," and then continued with a few other things. Throughout the day, and now the MSNBC home page, replaying the story they edited out the "Love of Christ" part. Why? Because using the word Christ might offend someone. Well, I am a Christian, and I am offended! I am offended that they would edit it out. Offended that we, as Christians, are asked to tread lightly so as not to offend someone of another religion...This man loved his country and loved his God, and gave his life for both, just as Christ gave His life for him...(Editor's Note)...and for the rest of us—including those who are so concerned about the Christ-haters that they would quickly erase the most important part of a widow's eulogy for her hero husband who sacrificed his own life to save others. Those in the media who are too ashamed of Jesus Christ to mention His name need to be reminded of a few words from the Apostle in Mark 8:38 when he quoted Christ: "Whosoever therefore shall be ashamed of Me and My works in this adulterous and sinful generation, the Son of Man will also be ashamed of him when He comes in the glory of His Father with the holy angels." (Mark 8:38, KJV)

gardngrl@*************.comApril 16, 2013Jon—I learned a lot from this piece....so much so my head is whirling, and a LOT I had already guessed. One would not have known this from our media. Thiis your best piece yet. And I will send it to everyone in my address book. But I alternately grieve and swallow sickening anger at the lack of cajones in the House.Obama should long ago have been impeached for all of his extra-curricular adventures outside the Consitution. We have lost our country...and it happened so fast. Heartbreak!

But thans for all this tremendous research. Patty. THE FACE OF DECEIT..SEQUESTRATION

foodstr22@*************.comMar. 2, 2013—Well? Can someone please tell me what's wrong with the people who run this country?

Editor: That's the easiest question on Earth to answer. The United States has had two "inexperienced" leaders in its history. The first one was the General of the Continental army who defeated the British and gave birth to a nation. The second one is a community organizer with no experience in anything except intimidating the business community. He's trying to run the country like a community organizer organizes protests to harass businessmen who won't cave in to the "gimme free stuff" blackmail. That's what we have in the White House today—a person who doesn't know the first about organizational management and even less about how the free enterprise system works because as a social progressive he thinks like a a socialist.

stm@*************.comFeb. 27, 2013—Insurance is a wonderful thing when it works. But read the cause of this fire—you may be surprised how it happened. Please pass this around to your family and friends. I received this from a friend who is in the property insurance business.

The original message [indented text] was written by a lady whose brother and wife learned a hard lesson last week.

Their house burned down. Nothing left but the ashes. They have good insurance so the house will be replaced and most of the contents. That's the good news. However, they were sick when they found out the cause of the fire. The fire inspector sifted through the ashes for several hours.

He traced the fire to the master bathroom. He asked the sister-in-law what she had plugged in the bathroom. She listed the normal things—curling iron, blow dryer. He said to her, "No, this would be something that would disintegrate at high temperatures." The sister-in-law remembered she was using a plug-in room deodorizer in the bathroom.

The investigator had one of those "ah-ha" moments. He said that was the cause of the fire. He said he has seen more house fires start with plug-in type room air fresheners than anything else. He also said the plastic they are made from is thin. He also said that in every case there's virtually nothing left to prove that it even existed. When the investigator checked the wall plug, the two prongs on the plug-in were still in the burned outlet.

The sister-in-law had a small night light plugged into the outlet The woman admitted that the night light would dim and then finally go out. A few hours later, the light would be back on again. The inspector said that the night light would get too hot and would dim down instead of blowing the bulb. Once the bulb cooled down, it would come back on. While that may have been the company's "failsafe" system, in reality, it was a warning sign.

The inspector said he personally wouldn't have any type of plug-in fragrance device anywhere in his house. He has seen too many places that have burned down due to them.

Please, pass this URL along to everyone on your mail list. You never know, the homeowner whose home will be the next fire statistic might be the townhouse on the other side of your bedroom wall.

Oct. 30, 2012—Is voter fraud being committed in Ohio? First, from the personal experience of a politically astute friend in Illinois: "Thought you might be interested in a phone call received here a week ago today. I took the call because the screen on the phone showed the caller was from our area code. Here's the way the conversation went:"

(Female; heavy Hispanic accent): "May I please speak to Nancy R—?"
"The only Nancy R— I know is deceased. She's been deceased for quite a few years. She was my mother."
"Oh. We'll be sure to remove her from our list, then. Thank you."
"May I ask who's calling?"
"Yes. I'm an Obama volunteer."
(Silence for a moment) "Oh, I see..."
End of conversation.

It's doubtful that "Nancy—" was on any list that this group would be using today, in 2012. Unless it was an old list of Republicans who hadn't been heard from in a long while. But what would Obama people be calling long unheard-from Republicans for? (Light bulb goes off.) They are being very smart. Call Republicans who haven't voted for years to find out if they are living or dead. And cast a vote for the dead ones as recently-registered Democrats. (Particularly if you're in the country illegally and want to help Obama. A Clever way to commit vote fraud. "Yes, Virginia, I'm sad to say that there really is such a thing as voter fraud."

EDITOR'S NOTE: IN 2001, one of my clients in Miami and I were talking about Al Gore's super effort to steal the Election of 2000, and some of the unique schemes the Democratic machine in Dade County, Florida used to steal votes. Not sure what ploy I mentioned to him being used by precinct workers to disqualify ballots of those who did not vote for Gore. My client said, "I can beat that one. When I went in to vote, the poll worker told me I just missed my Dad. I said, 'Huh?' He repeated, 'You just missed your Dad. If you'd have gotten here a half hour earlier, you could have voted together.' I told him, 'That would be hard to do since my dad's been dead for almost five years.'" And, yes, my friend is a Republicanand, so was his Dad. My friend's father, who was dead, nevertheless negated his son's vote for George W. Bush.

Sept. 11, 2012—As I am sure you know, the Washington Post newspaper has a reputation for being extremely liberal. So the fact that its editor saw fit to print the following article about Obama in its newspaper makes this a truly amazing event—and a news story in and of itself. The author of this piece is Matt Peterson, a columnist who writes for the Washington Post, New York Post and the San Francisco Examiner.

Years from now, historians may regard the 2008 election of Barack Obama as an inscrutable and disturbing phenomenon, the result of a baffling breed of mass hysteria akin, perhaps, to the witch craze of the Middle Ages. How, they will wonder, did a man so devoid of professional accomplishment beguile so many into thinking he could manage the world's largest economy, direct the world's most powerful military, and be the executive officef of the world's most consequential job?

Imagine a future historian examining Obama's pre-presidential life: ushered into and through the Ivy League—despite unremarkable grades and test scores along the way—a cushy non-job as a "community organizer;" a brief career as a State legislator devoid of legislative achievement (and, in fact, nearly devoid of his attention, so often did he vote "present") and, finally an unaccomplished single term in the United States Senate, the entirety of which was devoted to his presidential ambitions.

He left no academic legacy in academia, authored no signature legislation as a legislator. And, then there's the matter of his troubling associations: the white-hating, America-loathing preacher who for decades served as Obama's "spiritual mentor," a real life, actual terrorist who served as Obama's colleague and political sponsor. It's easy to imagine a future historian looking at this and asking "How on Earth was such a man elected [to the White House]?"

Not content to wait for history, the incomparable Norman Podhoretz addressed the question recently in the Wall Street Journal: "To be sure, no white candidate who had close associations with an outspoken hater of America like Rev. Jeremiah Wright and an unrepentant terrorist like Bill Ayers, would have lasted a single day. But, because Mr. Obama was black, and therefore 'entitled in the eyes of liberal Dom' to have hung out with protesters against various American injustices, even if they were a bit extreme—he was given a pass. Let that sink in: Obama was given a pass—held to a lower standard—because of the color of his skin.

Podhoretz continues: "And in any case, what did such ancient history matter when he was also so articulate and elegant and (as he himself had said) non-threatening, all of which gave him a fighting chance to become the first black president and thereby to lay the curse of racism to rest?"

Podhoretz puts his finger, I think, on the animating pulse of the Obama phenomenon—affirmative action. Not in the legal sense, of course. But, certainly in the motivating sentiment behind all affirmative action laws and regulations—which are designed primarily to make white people and especially white liberals, feel good about themselves. Unfortunately, minorities often suffer so that whites can pat themselves on the back. Liberals routinely admit minorities to schools for which they are not qualified, yet take no responsibility for the inevitable poor performance and high dropout rates which follow. Liberals do not care if these minority students fail, liberals are not around to witness the emotional devastation and deflated self-esteem resulting from the racist policy that is affirmative action. Yes, it IS racist. Holding someone to a separate standard merely because of the color of his skin—that IS 'affirmative action' in a nutshell—and, if that is not racism, then nothing is.

And that's what America did to Obama. True, Obama himself was never troubled by his lack of achievements—but, why would he be? As many have noted, Obama was told that he was good enough for Columbia despite undistinguished grades at Occidental. He was told he was good enough for the US Senate despite a mediocre record in Illinois. He was told he was good enough to be president despite no record at all in the Senate. All his life, every step of the way, Obama was told he was good enough for the next step—In spite of ample evidence to the contrary.

What could this breed if not the sort of empty narcissism on display every time Obama speaks? In 2008, many who agreed that he lacked executive qualifications, nonetheless, raved about Obama's oratory skills, his intellect, and his character. Those people—conservatives included—ought now to be deeply embarrassed.

The man thinks and speaks in the hoariest of cliches, and that is when he has his Teleprompters in front of him. When the prompter is absent, he can barely think or speak at all. Not one original idea has ever issued from his mouth. It's all warmed-over Marxism of the kind that has failed over and over again for 100 years.

And what about his character? Obama is constantly blaming anything and everything else for his troubles. Bush did it. It was bad luck. I inherited this mess, etc. It's embarrassing to see [Obama] so willing to advertise his own powerlessness, so comfortable is he with his own incompetence. But really, what were we to expect? The man has never been responsible for anything, so how do we expect him to act responsibly?

In short, [Obama] is a small-minded man with neither the temperament nor the intellect to handle his job. When you understand that, and only when you understand that, will the current erosion of liberty and prosperity stop.

(EDITOR'S NOTE: Above was Matt Peterson's piece on Barack Obama. Peterson raised one question in one of the best analytical pieces anyone has ever written on Obama. He asked: "How on Earth was such a man elected [to the White House]?" Simply put, he wasn't. If you studied the original FEC Election of 2008 vote tally (between Nov. 28, 2009 and Dec. 10, 2009 that appeared on both the White House website and the FEC website), you would have discovered that [a] there were 169 million registered voters in 2008 and [b] that 56.8% of them, or 96,992,000 voted. Of the votes cast, [c] Obama was credited with 69,456,897 votes and [d] Sen. John McCain with 59,934,814 votes. The problem? [e] There was a total of 132,618,580 ballots in the ballot boxes. In other words there were 35,826,580 too many votes. Where did they come from? Street activists working for ACORN's Project Vote, MoveOn.org and a bevy of other community organizers "getting out the vote." The problem with their efforts is that 35,828,580 of the registrations—complete with absentee ballots (which are immediately placed in the ballot box because the vote is "sacrosanct") were flawed and discarded. Had those registrations been accepted, the number of registered voter and the number of ballots would have been the same. Deduct 35,828,580 from Obama's total (because we know that ACORN and George Soros would not have been boosting the ballot count for McCain and Palin. That means Obama legitimately won 33,628,317 votes depriving, it appears, McCain and Palin an election they legally won with 59-plus million votes.

molehill@*************.comJune 14, 2012—SURVIVOR IN TEXAS—TEXAS STYLE. Due to the popularity of the "Survivor" TV program, Texas is planning to do one entitled: Survivor, Texas-style." The 8 contestants will all start in Dallas. They will go to Waco, Austin and San Antonio. Then over to Houston and down to Brownsville. Then they will proceed up to Del Rio, El Paso, Odessa, Midland, Lubbock and Amarillo. From there they will go to Abilene and Fort Worth, and finally, back to Dallas. Each will be driving a pink Prius with bumper stickers that read:


The first contestant to make it back to Dallas alive is the SURViVOR.

ricniemela@*************.comJune 12, 2012CANADA BANS BIBLE ADS—The attack on Christianity continues worldwide. Is it time for a Christian Jihad? (From the Australian Beacon.) According to a December, 2001 decision by a Saskatchewan Court of Appeals, the Bible is "hate literature" if it is quoted verbatim and in context when it is used to condemn homosexuality as sin. The appellate court ruled for the provincial human rights board for fining a man for submitting a newspaper advertisement citing four passages of Scripture. Lorne Gunter in the Edmonton, Alberta daily writes "...[imagine] the hand-wringing if ever a federal court labeled the Koran hate literature and forced a devout Muslim to pay a fine for printing some of his book's more astringent passages in an ad in a [Canadian] daily newspaper."

(Editor's Note:) 21st century Christians are getting just an infinitesimal taste of what 1st century Christians experienced daily under the yoke of pagan Rome. Matthew 24:37 warns, "But as the days of Noah were, so also shall the coming of the Son of Man be." The memory Christ was recalling was the Great Flood that destroyed a very morally corrupt mankind. Man did not learn from the lesson of Noah's day. Or, perhaps, the generations between Noah and Abraham forgot God's life lesson that the wages of sin are death. Or perhaps, once again, man saw himself as co-equal with God, and because they had a quorum, they decided man could ignore what they knew was God's will. God's judgment on Sodom, Gomarrah and the cities of the Plains—Admah, Zehoiim and Bela (which was commonly known as Zoar) came because the stench of man's lifestyle reached God's nostrils, and God erased it. The Bible very clearly admonishes man that God is about to do it again. And the social progressive, anti-population-growth politicians who first legalized abortion to reduce the planet's population and have now legalized homosexual marriage only because same sex partners cannot procreate, have cut a deal with the Devil—literally, since Antichrist will be a Muslim—as they condemn God's edicts as they ignore the radicalism of the Qu'ran and the very open agenda of the Muslim world (to either convert or behead the infidels), who today provides them with oil wealth in exchange for the help of the princes of industry to force Islam on all the nations on Earth. It violates the Constitution of the United States to force a national religion on the American people. Or even to abridge the inherent right of the People to worship God as they see fit—without any interference or restriction from government. (I guess the federal courts failed to notice the "Congress..." [including courts which legislate from the bench] "shall make no law respecting the establishment of religion or prohibiting the free exercise thereof...") The social progressives also failed to note that while the Holy Bible condemns homosexual acts as sin, the Qu'ran admonishes Islamics to execute those who commit them. Yet, I suspect the Saskatchewan Court of Appeals has never referred to the Qu'ran as "hate literature" since Islam, to those who fear it, is viewed as a benign religion that is plagued by a mere handful of radicals.

McMaster@*************.comJune 9, 2012—A lot is being said in the media about Mitt Romney not being "likeable." Or that he doesn't "relate well" to people. We sruggled to understand why. He is, after all, handsome, has a beautiful wife...isn't that enough to ensure popularity for most Americans?

So after much research, we have come up with a Top Ten List to explain this "unlikeability."

1. Successful, self-made businessman. (Dad didn't give him a handout. He and Ann made it on their own.)
2. Been married to ONE woman his entire life...and has been FAITHFUL to her.
3. No scandals or skeletons in his clost. (How borning is that?)
4. Can't speak in a fake Southern black preacher voice when necessary.
5. Knows the real meaning of giving service to his fellow man, and quietly shows it in his everyday life.
6. Has pots of money (made all by himself) and since nobody else in this country has any desire to have pots of money...we don't like him.
7. Has a family of great boys...none of them are in drug rehab.
8. Doesn't smoke (even in secret), drink alcohol, or do drugs (not even in college where other people were NOT inhaling).
9. Represents an America of "yesterday" where people believed in God, went to Church, disn't screw around, worked hard, and became a success. ( We can't relate to such an anachronism.)
10. Oh yes...and he's a MORMON. The religion that teaches its members to be clean living, patriotic, fiscally conservative, charitable, self-reliant, honest, upright and MORAL.

And one more point. Pundits say because of his wealth, he can't relate to ordinary Americans. I guess that's because he made that money ALL BY HIMSELF...a opposed to marrying it (as in John Kerry) or inheriting it from Dad (as in Jack, Robert and Ted Kennedy)...as opposed to the thousands of politicians who end up rich from being in public office where they are bribed by campaign donors to give the donor access to the pockets of the taxpayers. We didn't realize that actually working at a job and earning your own money made you a person who cannot relate to other working Americans. I guess that's because he was just better at it than the rest of us. Wait a minute: isn't that precisely what we need in America? A President who can teach the rest of us how to become more successful through self-initiative and free enterprise?

FSANCHEZ@*************.comJune 4, 2012—What's wrong? We read all the jokes we get in our email, and forward the good ones. But I wonder who will pass this one on?

Will someone please tell me what's wrong with all the people that run this country? Both Republicans and Democrats. We're broke and can't help our own seniors, veterans, orphans, homeless, etc. Yet, in the last years we have provided aid to Haiti, Chile, Pakistan, Egypt, Turkey, and Japan. Literally BILLIONS of dollars. Our retired seniors are living on fixed incomes that give them a choice between eating or keeping on the lights. They receive no aid, nor do they get any breaks from the government or from religious organizations that pour hundreds of billions of $$$ and tons of food into foreign countries. We have thousands of adoptable US children who are shoved aside to make room for the adoption of foreign orphans. To the profiteers who are paid commissions on the adoption of foreign orphans, take one more good look at America—a country where we have homeless without shelter; children going to bed hungry and afraid; elderly going without needed medications; elderly who are ill but can't afford the price of a doctor's visit, and yes, like those on the other end of the age corridor, they are also going to bed hungry—and afraid. Yet, we sleep well because we kicked in an extra $100 for "Missions" in church this month to help feed starving children in Indonesia or Somalia. Charity DOES need to begin at home.

Editor's Note: I agree. We can send our enemies large checks to feed their citizens knowing those large checks will more likely go into the pockets of the bureaucrats, or be used to buy weapons to aim at us. Or we can ship planeloads of food, fresh water, clothing, bedding and even building materials to construct shelters for the homeless in foreign lands while United States children, who have a right to expect to participate in the American dream don't come close the USDA minimum daily nutrition requirement; don't have fresh, clean water to drink, or clothing to wear. They go to bed hungry and awake with no expectation of having something to eat. If this is still America, where is their dream? Where is their hope? Because of the greed of the princes of industry and the barons of banking who are recasting the work force of the world to fit the new 21st century human capital opportunities, they have stripped the working class of the industrial nations of their middle class wealth. Charity must now BEGIN AT HOME. We need to focus the charity of our local churches and Christian organizations on US citizens who live without hope. When you live without hope, you live without faith. Without faith, you lack the connection with God. Without God, you have no salvation. Restore the hope, restore the faith...and not only do you feed the belly, you feed the mind and, most of all, you feed the soul. IT'S TIME, ONCE AGAIN, TO FEED AMERICA.

tjd189@*************.comMay 1, 2012—MAYO CLINIC ASPIRIN—Pass it on—Dr. Virend Somers, a cardiologist from the Mayo Clinic, is lead author of a report in the July 29, 2008 issue of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. In that report, he said

Most heart attacks occur in the day, generally between 6 a.m. and noon. Having one during the night, when the heart should be most at rest means that something unusual happened. Somers and his colleagues have been working for a decade to show that sleep apnea is to blame.
[1] If you take an aspirin or a baby aspirin once a day, take it at night. The reason: aspirin has a 24-hour "half-life;" therefore, if most heart attacks happen in the wee hours of the morning, the aspirin would be strongest in your system.
[2] For your information, aspirin lasts a really long time in your medicine chest—for years (when it gets old, it smells like vinegar).

Something that we can do to help ourselves—nice to know: Bayer makes crystal aspirin to dissolve instantly on the tongue. They work faster than regular tablets. Why keep aspiring by your bedside? It's about heart attacks.

AUTHOR'S NOTE: Aspirin beside the bed is a good idea, but forget Bayer's Quick Release Crystal Aspirin. Bayer pulled the product from the market on Oct. 15, 2010. Why? Mum's the word. There appears to be no evidence that the product was recalled. According to the Examiner.com, it was a marketing decision in the Bayer organization. A Bayer spokesperson told the Examiner, frst, the information about heart attacks and aspirin is still advised; and second, the spokesperson said the Crystal formula should not be used in the case of a heart attack. The reason is that Crystal Aspirin contains 850 mg. of aspirin plus caffeine and 6 mg. of phenylalanine which can be dangerous for some people since it does not mix well with some medications.
Finally, the Examiner asked if people who still had the product should throw it away. The spokesperson said it was okay to use for regular pain. The FDA recommends that an apirin heart regime consist of one 81 mg. aspirin or, on the advise of your cardiologist, one 325 mg aspirin daily.

There are other symptoms of a heart attack besides the pain in the left arm. One is intense pain in the jaw as well as nausea and sometimes profuse sweating (however, these systems are less common.) It is important to note that many times there may be NO chest pain at all during a heart attack, nor even pain in the left arm. Click on this bold-faced sentence for an article on types of female heart attacks. (I wrote this article in 2006, but it applies as much today as it did six years ago.) AUTHOR'S NOTE: My brother-in-law experienced what felt to him like a nagging pin prick in his chest. He went to the emergency room. He was experiencing a heart attack from blockages in two arteries. He had an angioplasty. At 75 years of age, he still lifts weights with the 40-year old blowhards at his local gym.

The majority of people—usually women—(about 60%) who have a heart attack in their sleep do not wake up. Most women suffer cardiac attacks without any chest pain. If you suffer a heart attack while you are asleep and wake up from the pain, immediately dissolve two aspirin in your mouth and swallow them with a bit of water. Then call 911 and say, "Heart attack," and then tell them you've taken two aspirin. Immediately after that call, telephone a neighbor or family member who lives close by, and tell them you're having a heart attack. Then, take a seat on a chair or sofa near the front door (which you must unlock so the EMTs and the family member or neighbor can get in your house) and wait for help to arrive. DO NOT LIE DOWN.

This article may have just re-saved your life—particularly if phenytalanine interacts negatively with some medication that's keeping you alive. Forwarding this link to as many people as possible who read the original email (before I modified it slightly) may re-save the lives of many of your family members or friends (particularly if they stocked up on Crystal Aspirin when Bayer stopped producing it.

cals@*************.comApr. 23, 2012—Why Michelle Obama came home from France before Obama's Mideast trip was complete. Report from Sheppard Smith, Fox News. "If you check...Obama's last trip overseas, his wife left just after their visit to France. She had yet to accompany him to any Arab country Think about it. Why is Michelle returning to the States when 'official' trips to foreign countries generally include the First Lady?"

Here's one thought on the matter:

While in a Blockbuster renting videos I came across a video called "Obama." There were two men next to me, and we talked about ... Obama. The guys were Arabs, so I asked them why they thought Michelle Obama headed home fallowing Obama's recent visit to France instead of traveling on to Saudi Arabia, Turkey and Iraq with her husband. They told me she could not go to Saudi Arabia, Turkey or Iraq. I said, "Why not? Laura Bush went to Saudi Arabia, Turkey and Dubai." They said that Obama is a Muslim and therefore he is not allowed to bring his wife into countries that adhere to Shariah law."

I thought it was interesting that two American Arabs at Blockbuster believe [Obama] is a Muslim who follows a strict Islamic creed. They also said that's the reason [Obama] bowed to [King Abdullah] of Saudi Arabia. Dr. Jim Murk, a Middle Eastern scholar and expert on Islam...[said]: "An orthodox Muslim man would never take his wife on a politlcally-oriented trip to any nation which practices Shariah law, particularly Saudi Arabia where the Wahabbi sect is dominant..."

Apr. 12, 2012—Sometimes the good stuff doesn't come in an email. Sometimes you're behind the wheel of the family "sportscar" and you hear it over the radio. In this case, WUSQ Radio 102.5 FM in Winchester, Virginia was reporting on an MSNBC news story that piqued my interest. According to SuperQ radio, fearing a nationwide political and economic collapse, Wyoming State lawmakers decided it's never too early to plan for an Obama doomsday collapse—complete with plans to create a constitutional State currency. Wyoming House bill HB 85 would create a state-run "government continuity task force" to prepare Wyoming for everything from potential disruptions in food and energy to a complete breakdown in the federal government. (I personally think they're too late on that one since I really think that happened on Jan. 20, 2009 about 12:01:01 p.m.)

The Wyoming legislature theoretically advanced the legislation on Monday, Feb. 27, 2012, but according to rumors, they chose to eliminate the proposed sections one House member tried to enter calling for Wyoming to form its own Army, Navy, Marines and Air Force; implement the draft, buy a few squadrons of fighter jets and, finally, acquire an aircraft carrier. With that final remark, the SuperQ dee-jay said, "An aircraft carrier? Don't the people in Wyoming realize they are landlocked? I think the first thing they need to do is buy a map!" And, the first thing the SuperQ dee-jay needs to do is buy a calendar. He missed April Fool's Day by 265 hours.

Mar. 26, 2012—You're probably not very interested in any used farm equipment, but thought you might like to see this ad taken from Craig's List.)

Fifty year old manure spreader—$1 (Washington, DC) Date: 2012-02-14, 10:21 AM EST. Reply to: pdjfc-2834218719@sale.craigslist.org. [Errors when replying to ads?]
Fifty-year old manure spreader. Not sure of brand. Said to have been produced in Kenya. Used for a few years in Indonesia before being smuggled into Kenya. Of questionable pedigree. Does not appear to have ever been worked very hard. Apparently was pampered by various owners over the years. It doesn't work very often, but when it does it can really spread the manure and sling it for amazing distances. I am hoping to retire this manure spreader in November. But I really don't want it hanging around getting in the way. I would prefer a foreign buyer that is willing to relocate this manure spreader out of the country. I would be willing trade this manure spreader for a nicely framed copy of the United States Constitution.

McMast@*************.comMar. 12, 2012—Advise from Sven and Ole: Limit all US politicians to two terms: one in office. One in prison. Illinois already does this, and it seems to be working for them.

Feb. 11, 2012—Sometimes a picture is worth a thousand words...or a million votes. Sometimes the truth ruins the chuckle.

Feb. 4 2012—You're going to love this one. Ineptocracy—a new word. Could not find it in my old Webster's. Googled it and discovered it is a recently coined new word that I found it on a T-Shirt on eBay. Getting real close to the bone! Read this one over slowly and absorb the facts that totally are within this sentence!

Ineptocracry (in-ep-toc'-ra-cy)—a system of government where the least capable to lead are elected by the least capable of producing, and where the members of society least likely to sustain themselves or succeed, are rewarded with goods and services paid for by the confiscated wealth of a diminishing number of producers.

jezrell@*************.comFeb. 4 2012—Many cheers for the State Farm agent. (Sometimes a photo really is worth a thousand words. No amount of verbiage can impove this one...except perhaps to say, if you live in the town where this sign is displayed, and you're thinking about changing insurance carriers, maybe you should call Bud Gregg.)

jdarnall@*************.comJan. 29, 2012—A new political slogan—One of the best lines I've heard came from a shop foreman at an old Buick plant in Flint, Michigan when a young black kid was being laid off. The black kid said to the shop foreman: "You're firing me because I'm black!" The boss replied: "No, we hired you because you were black. We're firing you because you are useless." Sounds like a possible slogan for the 2012 election.

Editor's Note:) The Obama Administration, the NAACP, and the far left media treats every criticism of Obama's ineptness, his arrogance and his seemingly wanton destruction of the US economy and his mediocre performance in the international political arena as a form of racism.

The criticisms of Obama by the right are in no way based on the color of his skin but on his total lack of sound political judgment, and on the fact that Obama receives counsel from George Soroswhose interests are not our interests. The collapse of the economy of the United States benefits the social progressives who believe world government will rise from the ashes of the free enterprise system.

Jan. 23, 2012—On Wednesday, Dr. Oz had a show on the fastest growing thyroid cancer. It was a very interesting program and he mentioned that the increase could possibly be related to the use of dental x-rays and mammograms. He demonstrated that on the apron the dentist puts on you for dental xrays there is a little flap that can be lifted up and wrapped around your neck. Many dentists don't bother to use it. Also, there is something called a "thyroid guard"for use during mammograms. By coincidence, I had my yearly mammogram yesterday. I felt a little silly, but I asked about the guard, and sure enough, the technician had one in a drawer. I asked why it wasn't routinely used. Answer: "I don't know. You have to ask for it. Well, if I hadn't seen the show, how would I have known to ask? We need to pass this on t uughs is, oe al our female friends. Husbands: tell your wives. Now. forward this URL to your family and friends.

davis47@*************.comDec .9, 2011Corzine: "I don't know where the money is. Spoken like a real Democrat. Democrats don't know where the money went, but insist that the public should still trust that they are the ones with the heart to borrow and spend endlessly for the publc benefit—unlike scroogie Republicans who still possess this annoying vestigal awareness of how "in the outside the Beltway Fantasy Island, real world, checkbooks, business budgets, and family budgets really work. My guess is that after spending years as a US Senator, and New Jersey Governor, Corzine may simply have had a hard time switching channels from the "What, Me Worry?—It's not my money" mentality. [Like all good social progressives, Corzine, like now deceased famous leftwing Democratic Senator Claude "Red" Pepper)—"Come and get your share. There's plenty more where this (money) came from."

Corzine: I do not know where the money is

By Ronald D. Orol MarketWatch
12/8/2011 09:37:23 AM
Jon Corzine, the former chief of failed MF Global, apologized to customers of the firm and said in testimony prepared for a House hearing Thursday that he did not know where missing money was located.  
See full story

ed.werner@*************.netDec. 2, 2011—Socialism and it's high taxes—coming to the United States? This is just another reason why we don't want to follow Europe—Ed. Interesting, huh? VAT is a "value-added tax" just so you understand the terminology. In other words, it's just a plain old sales tax.

Since the United States of America is electing leaders who are Socialists, and are allowing them to take us down the fast track to outright Socialism, it would be worth your while to see what other citizens living under Socialism pay in taxes. Yes, they get :free healthcare, but its the worst healthcare in the world.

Get ready. Unless you get involved and "elect differently" more than half of your day's pay will go to "the government." Yes—work until noon every day to pay for Socialist programs. Now that's freedom, right?

Here are the current tax rates in Europe. (Editor's note: Please remember, Europe is literally bankrupt. It was recently reported that Lloyds of London, Europe's largest insurance carrier, just made the decision to move all of its cash assets out of Europe's banks over the fear that the banks in Europe are going to crash in Europe's latest debt crisis. At the same time, England's Parliament is preparing the legislation to withdraw from the European Union. So, expect new tax hikes all over Europe. In the meantime.)

Income Tax Rate
Value Added Tax
Combined Tax Rate
United Kingdom
The Netherlands

If you've started to wonder what the real costs of socialism are going to be—once the full program in these United States hits your wallet, take a look at the table (above). As you digest these mind-boggling figures, keep in mind that in spite of these astronomical tax rates, these countries are still not financing their social welfare programs exclusively from tax revenues. They are deeply mired in public debt of gargantuan proportions. Greece has reached a point where its debt is in imminent danger of defaulting. That is the reasons the European Union has intervened to bail them out. If you're following the financial news, you know Spain and Portugal are right behind Greece.

The United States is now headed right down the same path. The VAT tax in the table is the national sales tax that Europeans pay. Stay tuned because that is exactly what you can expect to see the Administration proposing after the fall elections (2012). The initial percentage in the United States isn't going to be anywhere near the outrageous numbers you now see in Europe. Guess what? The current outrageous numbers in Europe didn't start out as as outrageous, either. They started out as minuscule— right around 1%-2%—where they will start out in the United States.

(Editor's Footnote: When Congress debated the 16th Amendment in 1908-09, the same discussion came up—with the same fear expressed by several Congressmen and Senators that creating a right to levy a tax on incomes without including a ceiling on the amount that could be levied was too dangerous. The leadership scoffed at their "fear," and pointed out that if future legislators tried to raise the tax over 1% to 2%, they would be voted out of office. We know today that is not the case. Give a social progressive the legal right to tax you without limit and he will steal every penny you possessand expect you to borrow on your good name to make sure your "less fortunate neighbors" have as many material things as you.)

Nov. 3, 2011—(Got this in my mail this morning) While hiking along the border this morning, I saw a Muslim extremist fall into the Rio Grande River. He was struggling to stay afloat because of all the guns and bombs he was carrying. Along with him was a Mexican who was also struggling to stay afloat because of the large backpack full of drugs that was strapped to his back. If they didn't get help, they'd surely drown! Being a responsible, law-abiding Texan, wanting to help those in distress, I informed the El Paso County Sheriff's Office and Homeland Security. Well, it's now 4 pm. Both have drowned, and neither authority responded to my plea for help. I'm starting to think I wasted two stamps.

jdarnall@*************.comNov. 1, 2011—There is finally conclusive evidence that Osama bin Laden and Muammar Gaddafi are dead. Yesterday, they both registered to vote in Chicago.

morningstar36@*************.comOct. 24, 2011—Oh, yeah...anti-semitism and/or political correctness is alive and well in the United States and around the sick world. Please note that Nivea company has removed Israel from the list of countries in the Mideast, and wrote instead: "Palestinian Terrorities." Dear friends, please remove Nivea from our shopping list. Pass this on to everyone you think may purchase Nivea Products.

(Editor's Note:) Nivea is a global skin care company owned by Beiersdorf, a German cosmetic company headquartered in Hamburg, Germany. BDF makes products for both men and women. While Beiersdorf is a German company, its US corporate headquarters is located in Wilton, Connecticut. BDF's primary production center is located in Norwalk, Connecticut. The company's distribution center is located in Cincinnati, Ohio. It's a transnational corporation which posted sales last year of €6.194 billion. The brand names under the BDF umbrella are: 8X4, Atrix, Aquaphor, Basis, Duo, Elastoplast, Eucerin, Florena, Hansaplast, Juvena, Labello (Liposan), La Prarie, Marlies Moller, Nivea, SBT (Skin Biology Therapy), and Slek. Beiersdorf is controlled by Tchibo Holding AG (a coffee conglomerate) which owns 50.49% of BDF. Tchibo is held by members of the Herz family which invests through Maxingvest AG, the Herz family investment vehicle. When you are updating your 401K next year, these are the names you want to look for.

morningstar36@*************.comSept. 30, 2011—Subject: Group Names. Finally an explanation. The English language has some wonderfully anthropomorphic collective nouns for various groups of animals. We are familiar with a herd of cows, a flock of chickens, a school of fish and a gaggle of geese. Less widely known is a pride of lions, a murder of crows, an exaltation of doves and, presumably because they look so wise, a parliament of owls. Now consider a group of baboons. They are the loudest, most dangerous, most obnoxious, most viciously aggressive and least intelligent of all primates. What is the proper collective noun for a group of baboons? Believe it or not—a Congress. I guess that pretty much explains the things that come out of Washington.

Sept. 19. 2011—Senior Citizens are constantly being criticized for every conceivable deficiency of the modern world, real or imaginary. We know we take responsibility for all we have done and do not blame others. However, upon reflection, we would like to point out that it was NOT senior citizens who took:

• The melody out of music
• The pride out of appearance
• The courtesy out of driving
• The romance out of love
• The commitment out of marriage
• The responsibility out of parenthood
• The togetherness out of family
• The learning out of education
• The service out of patriotism

The Golden Rule from rulers
• The nativity scene out of cities
• The civility out of behavior
• The refinement out of language
•The dedication out of employment
• The prudence out of spending
•The ambition out of achievement
• Or God out of government and school

And, we certainly are NOT the ones who eliminated patience and tolerance from personal relationships and interaction with others. And we do understand the meaning of patriotism, and remember those who fought and died for our country. Just as the seniors with years in their eyes and pride in their hearts as they stand at attention with their hands over their hearts. Yes, I'm a Senior Citizen. I'm the life of the party—even if it lasts until 8 p.m. I'm awake many hours before body allows me to get up. And, I'm smiling all the time because I can't hear a thing you are saying. Yes, I'm a Senior Citizen, and I think I'm having the time of my life.

jbramlett@*******.comSept. 6. 2011—Excellent research and history lesson. (Editor's Note: reference to the article, Rebirth of the Caliphate). You are a very gifted researcher and writer. Thanks for all you do. Jim.

Morningstar36@******.com—Sept. 3 , 2011From now through November, 2012, this should be required weekly, or at least monthly, reading—by all who vote. Did you notice who Obama threatened when he wasn't getting his way on raising the debt ceiling? He threatened to NOT PAY: social security for retirees, military retirees, social security disability and federal retirees. He did NOT threaten to stop payments to illegal aliens. He did NOT threaten to take frivolous benefits such as Internet access away from violent prison inmates. He did NOT offer to fire some of the thousands of unnecessary federal employees that he hired. He did NOT offer to cut down on his or his wife's frivolous gallivanting at the expense of the taxpayers. He did NOT threaten to stop paying Senators or Representatives or their staffs. He did NOT threaten to take benefits away from welfare recipients. He did NOT threaten the Food Stamp Program. He did NOT threaten to cut back on anything that involves his core voters. Why are we allowing this person to destroy this wonderful country with his greed and his lies? His type of CHANGE is killing our country. He needs to be stopped. And only our votes for someone else CAN STOP HIM. Don't forget his socialist tactics when it's time to vote. Vote NO for Obama in 2012—The End of An Error. — Democracy is two wolves and a lamb voting on what to have for lunch. Liberty is a well-armed lamb contesting the vote—Benjamin Franklin.

Grnjllybn@******.com—Aug. 27, 2011BREAKING NEWS: The [Resident] has just confirmed that the DC earthquake occurred on a rare and obscure fault-line, apparently known as "Bush's Fault." The [Resident] also announced that the Secret Service and Maxine Waters continue an investigation of the quake's suspicious ties to the Tea Party. Conservatives, however, have proven that it was caused by the Founding Fathers rolling over in their graves.

ed.werner@******.com—Aug. 20, 2011
Note the "plan" in the lower left corner! This cartoon was in the Chicago Tribune. Remember the adage: "Those who forget history are doomed to repeat it." Milton Friedman once said, "If you put the government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in five years there'd be a shortage of sand." This (cartoon) has been around before. But you still hear some people question when it is said that now is much like the 1930s. Take a good look at this 1934 cartoon and tell me what's different. (Editor's Note: Once again my cyberfriend Ed Werner has found a scary warning from the past that we need to pay serious attention to, although as you watch what's happening in socialist Europe, you know it's pretty much too late.

I wonder how many people have seen this apocalyptic warning from 1934 over the last 77 years, snickered at it and dismissed the ominous truth of the message as a joke. When communism "died" in the Reagan Years, cartoons like this were relegated to the old newsprint dumpsters because, the mainstream communist media told us, they were no longer relevant—no longer politically correct. Only, communism did not die. In fact, the Soviet Union, which is poised today to "repossess" its captive States, is still the Soviet Union in the heart of the Kremlin. Today's Soviet communists are everywhere. In many of the central European governments, in England, France, Germany, the Netherlands; in Iran, Iraq, Egypt, Syria, Saudi Arabia, Mexico, Canada, South America and, yes, in the United States. Close to one third of the Congressmen and Senators in Washington, DC are communists—including most of the Congressional Black Caucus. Only you call them Environmentalists or Progressives. If you follow my website beyond a cursory glance every now and then, you know that I call them "watermelons" because they are environmentally green on the outside and communist red on the inside. (While some communists do not pose as environmentalists, and some environmentalists are not communists, communism as a whole has been hiding in the watermelon patch since it went underground during the Reagan-Bush-41 years.)

How can you identity the watermelons? The best clue is look at this cartoon and compare it to how the members of Congress spend your money today. When they spend like this 1934 cartoon— or they spend like they are still FDR New Deal Democrats, or they spend like Lyndon Johnson's Great Society Democrats who created the generational welfare system to control the votes of the welfare class, or they spend the money you no longer possess because Bill and Hillary Clinton sent all of our factories and all of your jobs to the third world; or they spend like Barack Obama, Nancy Pelosi [D-CA] and Harry Reid [D-NV] who believe that even though you no longer have a job, a retirement savings account, or the assurances that your children and grandchildren will find a job in America you need to dig alittle deeper because giving is good for the green-on-the-outside, red-on-the-inside soul—you can bet they're communists...even when they tell you its politically incorrect to call them that as they hem-and-haw about what they really are.

The bankers who "bought" Congress and bribed a majority of the State legislators between 1909 and 1913 to orchestrate the 16th and 17th Amendments, committed a fraud on the American people. As the privately-owned Federal Reserve System was foisted on the American people on Dec. 23, 1913, a Christmas present from the 63rd Congress which, like the 62nd Congress were the two most corrupt Congresses in the history of the United States because they, collectively, killed the American Republic with the illegal ratification and certification of the 17th Amendment. That act removed the States from the equation of national governance. The power of the States was arbitrarily surrendered to the federal bureaucracy since the Senate no longer took their orders from the States. The separation of power was reduced by a factor of 48.

On the eve of the enactment of the Federal Reserve Act, Henry Ford, founder of the Ford Motor Company said: "It is well enough that [the] people of [this] nation do not understand our banking and monetary system. For if they did, I believe there would be a revolution before tomorrow morning." If Ford was still alive today, watching the communist theft of what is left of the wealth of America, he would be screaming from the rooftop: "It's your money, and money that rightly belongs to your parents, grandparents, children and grandchildren which they have stolen and are still stealing. What is wrong with you? Where's your patriotic pride and national spirit? Put down the TV remote control and march on Washington! There's a whole parcel of politicians, lobbyists, industrialists, bankers, businessmen and federal judges who need to be in prison. Don't sit around waiting for someone else to do it because you're busy watching major league baseball or pre-season football."

susyb @******.com—July 29, 2011Such is exactly what the Blount County TN Commission attempted to pull over on our citizens. They planned to pass an ordinance requiring a Permit for an individual or group to protest an issue. Of course, there would likely eventually be a FEE involved. They wanted a notice so that they could decide if they would grant such permission, and so they could have adequate law enforcement on hand to deal with any unruly protesters.

I wrote ALL of the Commissioners and told them what they were proposing was unconstitutional. It is a violation of our Right of Freedom of Speech and the Right to Redress. We don't always know long enough in advance what these so called "public Servants" are going to do to us next, in order to have the necessary time to go through a permit process for approval.

At any rate, they backed off of it for now. Keep up the good work for alerting America regarding such egregious abuses of power.

May we all be blessed with wisdom and Holy Spirit discernment of the only true and Living Almighty GOD of the Holy Bible as we face the challenges of coming days. I pray in the name of Jesus Christ, my Lord. AMEN.

Alcoa, TN

rnroy0357 @******.com—July 29, 2011Law or no law, where are the men in these cities/towns? If my mayor and /or councilmen were to pass a law like that where I live I would go out of my way to form citizens groups just to piss them off! Oh and if they tried to stop me even God wouldn't be able to protect them from my wrath.

Editor's Note: When citizens, who are no longer taught about their Constitution in America's schools, see their city or county commissions enact ordinances, they assume those ordinances are within the framework of law. Unless those who know the law object, they grit their teeth and tolerate the intrusions to their constitutional rights.

valleypoet @******.com—June 27, 2011Holding a grudge?—
Remember this when you decide to hold a grudge. The only person it hurts is you. Grudges have a way of souring your stomachand your disposition. Think about that the next time you get mad at someone...especially a loved one. A grudge is something you carry alone and the only person it affects is you.

ddlk22 @******.com—June 26, 2011Warning: Beware of Terrorist Groups Infiltating Churches. Latest news reports are that five terrorist cell groups have been operating in many of our churches. They have been identified as Bin Sleepin, Bin Arguin, Bin Fightin, Bin Complainin and Bin Missin. Their leader, Lucifer Bin Workin, trained these groups to destroy the Body of Christ. The plan is to come into the church disguised as Christians and to work within the church to discourage, disrupt and destroy. However, there have been reports of a sixth group. It is a tiny cell known by the name Bin Prayin. It is actually the most effective counter terrorism force in the church. Unlike the terrorist cell groups, the Bin Prayin group does not blend in with whatever and whomever disruptive faction that comes along. Bin Prayin does what it needs to do to uplift and encourage the Body of Christ. We have noticed the Bin Prayin cell group has different characteristics than the others. You can spot them if you've Bin Lookin and Bin Goin.

igniting@******.com—June 12, 2011Damn good article. You went to the root of the problem which is what always seems to be missing. We all see the symptoms fairly easily but are more often than not unable to diagnose the cause. Hence there is never a cure. Until we learn to look deep into the issue, we will just keep putting bandaids on a massive hemorrhage. We have now lost so much blood that there is little hope left except as always, with God. (The article? Dept. of Education S.W.A.T. Team Breaks Down Door)

dr.doo46 @******.com—May 25, 2011
Mr. Ryter: you sure hit the nail on the head. I totally enjoyed the article. I'll definitely pass it to all. I'd even send it via snail mail to every news outlet in the country...and also pass printed copies to anyone who would listen. Hopefully someone will someday wake up. But seeing s how we don't have the government our country's founders began, it is almost too late. Our country isn't the America they wanted for their themselves and future generations. We are now run by the United States of America Corporation for PROFIT. The New World Order is coming quickly. When I was in my "first stage of kid," I never thought it would be like this. Now, I'm in my "third stage of kid," 65, I'm very distraught over what I see. The regressive progressives, the ecowackos as you called them, or environmentalist wackos as others call them, have become so strong its a shame. Many are moving out of this country...Thanks again for the great article. You are one of my favorite writers.

mountain.storage @******.com—May 22, 2011I have no idea if this actually works, but it was interesting reading and, of course, easy enough to try it next time you get burned.

Editor's Note: Because of the disclaimer from the sender, I decided to Google this before using the material. Both Snopes and Urban Legends claims the story is FALSE. Both are wrong. Their assertions are based on the fact that both the Mayo Clinic and the American Red Cross advise burn victims to treat minor (first or second degree burns) by immersing them in cool water, then covering the burn with a loose, gauze bandage. If Snopes and Urban Legends had done their due diligence they would have realized that covering minor burns with common wheat flour was, in fact, the common protocol for treating burns for about one hundreds-fifty years. The treatment is found in Practical Medicine & Surgery (1848), The American Agriculturist (1854), The Medical & Surgical Reporter (1867), The International Encyclopedia of Surgery (1888) and again in the Manual of Surgical Treatment (1899). If the treatment worked for 100 years—and prevents the skin from blistering, why would anyone want to dowse a burn with cold water and wrap it in gauze?

The email said: Impressive! Why did we never hear of this before? I've always just run it under the cold water tap. A woman's experience with burns...Some time ago I was cooking some corn and stuck my fork in the boiling water to see if the corn was ready. I missed (the corn) and my hand went into the boiling water. A friend of mine, who was a Vietnam vet, came into the house just as I was screaming, and asked me if I had some plain old flour. I pulled out a bag and he stuck my hand in it. He told me to keep my hand in the flour for 10 minutes, which I did. He said that in Vietnam there was a guy on fire, and in their panic to put out the fire, they threw a bag of flour all over him to put the fire out. Well, it not only put the fire out, he never even had a blister. Long story short, I put my hand in the bag of flour for 10 minutes, pulled it out and did not even have a red mark or a blister—and absolutely no pain. Now I keep a bag of flour in the fridge and every time I burn myself. Cold flour feels even better than room temperature flour. I use the flour and have never ONCE had even a red spot/burn mark or blister. I even burnt my tongue once, put the flour on it for about 10 minutes. The pain was gone and no burn.

Editor's Note: While I don't for a minute believe the email happened as described, the burn cure is real. For over 100 years it was the treatment of record for burns. The email was dressing to sell a remedy used for over 100 years before modern science decided that burns needed to be treated by a physician and not the burn victim.

FS SANCHEZ @******.com—Feb. 25, 2011YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED—This morning a coalition of Muslim leaders warned the United States that if military action against Muslim countries continues, they intend to cut off America's supply of 7-Eleven, Motel 6 and Subway managers. If this action does not yield sufficient results, cab drivers will be next, followed by Dell, AT&T and AOL customer service reps. Finally, if all else fails, they have threatened not to send us any more presidents, either. It's gonna get ugly, people. You have been warned!

molehill@******.com—Dec. 13, 2010The credit for this quote is attributed to an unidentified Czech citizen. Whether it "is or is not" is not as important as the truth in what was said by whomever said it.—Some people have the vocabulary to sum up things in a way you can understand them. This quote came from the Czech Republic. Someone over there has figured it out. We have a lot of work to do.

"The danger to America is not Barack Obama but a citizenry capable of entrusting a man like him with the Presidency. It will be far easier to limit and undo the follies of an Obama presidency than to restore the necessary common sense and good judgment to a depraved electorate willing to have such a man for their president. The problem is much deeper and far more serious than Mr. Obama, who is a mere symptom of what ails America. Blaming the prince of the fools should not blind anyone to the vast confederacy of fools that made him their prince. The Republic can survive a Barack Obama, who is, after all, merely a fool. It is less likely to survive a multitude of fools such as those who made him their president."

Editor's Note: First, as the author of this website, I have reported several times over the last two years, it appears the American people did not elect the "prince of fools." I reported this for the first time in a 2¢ Worth article on Nov. 28, 2009. According to a FEC report posted on the White House website on that date, there were 96,992,000 actual votes cast by registered voters who voted. However, when you did a "hand count" to compute the total votes received by all of the candidates running in 2008, you discover an unexplained anomaly: there were 132,618,580 ballots in the ballot boxes across the United States. Regardless how they got there, when you do the simple math, there were 35,626,580 more votes counted than cast. Now the left can claim they were John McCain votes, but the reality is, no one would steal votes for McCain since no one on either side wanted him. But we know ACORN got caught in several States paying people to cast multiple absentee ballots for Obama (allegations they deny). Thus, based on allegations of vote fraud made against Obama, and naming ACORN, by the Clinton Campaign, it is logical to attribute the ballot "overages" to the Left. So, subtracting the 35,626,580 votes from the 69,456,897 votes counted for Obama, we can conclude that the "prince of fools" only received about 33,830,317 legitimate votes. Since the number of social progressives in the United States total 31,820,000, that's about right.

Social progressives, who controlled both the House and Senate in 1971, proposed lowering the voting age to 18. Their argument was that if you were old enough to die for your country you should be old enough to vote for its leaders. Sounds laudable. They conceived the 26th Amendment resolution on March 23, 1971. Short pregnancy. It cleared the States in 100 days and was ratified on July 1, 1971.

In reality, the social progressives, who had controlled America's schools since the New Deal, needed the newly-brainwashed generation casting votes in 1972 to dump Richard Nixon and end the war in Vietnam. Minds fertilized by the seeds of socialism, ripening in the antiwar years—have now spawned three generations of fools.

To restore integrity to the voting process the People need to do three things. First, they need to not only repeal the 26th Amendment, they need to consider raising the voting age to 25 or 30. People who can name every pop culture icon or sports figure in the United States but can't tell you the name of the mayor of their town or city should not be voting for anything more significant than the new American Idol star, or the People's Choice Award.

Second, we need to repeal the Motor Voter Act (The National Voter Registration Act) which was enacted by the Democratically-controlled Clinton Congress in 1994 specifically to allow vote fraud through registering voters and having them cast absentee ballots at the same time they registered since those votes are neither checked nor challenged.

And, third, we need to enact a law with serious teeth that makes vote theft a first class felony punishable by a mandatory 10-year prison sentence per fraudulent vote cast, with sentences served consecutively. The law must also mandate that the prosecutor cannot mitigate the offense and charge a vote thief with one fraudulent vote when that individual cast 60 or more fraudulent votes. Once imprisoned, the malefactor must be required to serve every single day of his or her sentence with no time off for good behavior. Vote theft must be viewed as one of the most serious crimes in America because those who commit this crime are stealing our right to an honest election.

nancybp****@******.com—Dec. 1, 2010Many years ago during a stressful time in my life, I began consuming large amounts of diet sodas. I developed a set of "mysterious" and very serious symptoms—temporary paralysis, aphasia, extreme photosensitivity and chronic weakness. {Perhaps there is a connection here with some cases of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.) "Complicated Migraine" was the final diagnosis after ruling out multiple sclerosis. A few months later while seeking alternative treatment to routine pharmaceuticals, a chiropractor mentioned that his sister-in-law had similar symptoms and his wife told her to stop drinking so much diet Coke. Bingo—that was my answer. I stopped drinking the soda and slowly got better. A few months later I tried drinking a little [diet soda] and immediately experienced weakness in my legs and arms. Being stubborn, I repeated this experiment a few more times—each time with the same results. But no more, and now I am well.

Interestingly, I've shared my experience over the years with a few people who suffered from severe headaches and/or some other neurological symptoms. Most of them don't want to give up their diet sodas. Well, I guess they're stubborn, too. Hopefully, someday they will come around.

I'm a maternity nurse—done this for many years. All newborns are routinely tested 24 hours after their first feed for PKU. Their blood is sent to the State lab and positive results reported to their pediatricians. I believe this is practiced in all 50 States (or 57—sorry, couldn't resist that!) Many doctors and midwives still recommend the use of of aspartame for pregnant women with diabetes. What does this mean for the babies who have PKU? Very good article—thank you.

mountain_storage@******.com—Oct. 3, 2010Quote of the day: Whatever you give a woman, she will make greater. If you give her sperm, she will give you a baby. If you give her a house, she'll give you a home. If you give her groceries, she'll give you a meal. If you give her a smile, she'll give you her heart. She multiplies and enlarges what is given to her. So, if you give her any crap, be ready to receive a ton of sh*t.

itmaiden@******.com—Sept. 20, 2010I received this email today regarding Today's New International Version [TNIV] by Zondervan Press (publisher) and a video (not attached to email but found on YouTube) with a Robert Bell (who pastors a church named Mars Hills in Grand Rapids, Michigan which he calls "the epicenter of [social] progressive culture") endorsing TNIV, and using it solely in his (Laodicean) church where there are 3 services that seat 4,000 people each, who [are handed] the TNIV to use in his service. The video was disturbing. Take a look at this link from bibleresearchers.com that talks about some of the changes found in the TNIV.

Editor's Note: The TNIV is one of a growing number of politically-correct, gender-neutral Bibles that is infesting book stores across the country. In 1986 Zondervan fought off a hostile takeover attempt by Harper-Collins, but was forced to sell out the following year to stave off impending bankruptcy. The Christian book store and Bible publisher founded by Pat and Bernard Zondervan in 1931 was secularized by Harper Collins (owned by Rupert Murdoch of News Corporation, Ltd) at that time.

Rob Bell, 37, a married heterosexual Fuller Theological Seminary graduate, like Emergent Church theologian Tony Jones, advocates that unrepentant homosexuals are saved and Heaven-bound, their lifestyles notwithstanding. In the nuances of the "new Christianity," they will not be condemned by God. According to a Dec. 6, 2007 Time article about Bell, the Mars Hill pastor believes only those with gay friends have the right to judge them. The church can't and, I guess, according to Bell's theology God won't. Bible professor and evangelical blogger Ben Witherington feels that "...in a post-Christian America, whose basic assumptions are increasingly secular, the faith needs someone who can defend its tenets in the argot of the day. Bell does that effortlessly." Time Magazine gave us a glimpse of the secular pastor of Grand Rapid's post-Christian Laodicean church that is neither hot nor cold and offends everyone while trying to offend no one. All of that said, one can understand why charlatans like Bell see nothing wrong with a version of the Bible which has been de-genderized and rendered "politically-correct."

A joint statement, signed by 110 ministry leaders and issued on May 28, 2002, refuted the TNIV. Their concern was that the TNIV, riding on the reputation of the NIV, may vie for a place as the church's commonly accepted Bible. The group said "...we believe that any commonly accepted Bible ...should be more faithful to the language of the original." (Editor's Note: Click on this link to see some of the changes made in the TNIV.) The harbingers of Laodicean political correctness need to heed the words of Jesus Christ through His scribe, the beloved Apostle John in Rev. 22:18-19. The words in these two verses apply equally to the editors of all gender-neutral "bibles" and to those who preach a perverted gospel from their pages. Those who have found societal harmony in the social church need to understand they have a scapegoat for a pastor who is leading his flock of sheep to the slaughter.

Forwarded by JezRell@******.com—Sept. 4, 2010(Editor's Note: In March, 2009 Barack Hussein Obama, who wanted to retard enlistments in the military, proposed that since servicemen volunteer to serve in America's all-volunteer army they should be willing to pay for their own war injuries since they know the risk when they join.) Veterans' Affairs Secretary Gen. Eric Shinseki confirmed on Tues., March 19, 2009 that the Obama Administration was considering a radical plan to force servicemen to purchase private insurance to cover the likelihood of their being shot or maimed by a roadside bomb. The Democrats must be held accountable for the stupidity of the man in the White House that they protect. Remember the statement below, and the social progressives in the House and Senate who protect him on Nov. 2. Pass this around to all of your friends until election day.) This has to be the most outrageous statement ever made by a public official...and this guy is our Commander-in-Chief...Here is his response when he (was forced to) back off from his decision to require the military pay for their war injuries...Obama admitted that he was puzzled by the magnitude of the opposition to his proposal. "Look, it's an all volunteer force," Obama complained. "Nobody made these guys go to war. They had to have known and accepted the risks. Now they whine about bearing the costs of their choice? It doesn't compute...I thought these were people who were proud to sacrifice for their country. I wasn't asking for blood, just money. With the country facing the worst financial crisis in its history, I'd have thought the patriotic thing to do would be to try to help reduce the nation's deficit. I guess I underestimated the selfishness of some of my fellow Americans." (Editor's Note: This is one sick anti-American Marxist dude. Surprisingly, it was a social progressive Senator, Patty Murray [D-WA] who told Obama that the legislation he wanted to force GIs to insure themselves would be "dead on arrival" should Obama push his initiative.)

EdithMichael@******.com—Aug. 28, 2010From the London Daily Telegraph Editor on Foreign Relations, Alex Singleton. Quote: "Let me be clear: I'm not normally in favour of boycotts, and I love the American people. I holiday in their country regularly, and hate the tedious snobby sneers against the United States. But the American people chose to elect an idiot who seems hell bent on insulting their allies, and something must be done to to stop Obama's reckless foreign policy before he 'does the dirty' on his allies on every issue." One of the most poorly kept secrets in Washington is (...) Obama's animosity towards Great Britain, presumably because of what he regards as its sins while ruling Kenya (1895-1963).

One of Barack Obama's first acts as president was to return to Britain a bust of Winston Churchill that had graced the Oval Office since 9/11. He followed this up by denying Prime Minister Gordon Brown, on his first State visit, the usual joint press conference with flags. (Obama) was "too tired" to grant the leader of America's closest ally a proper welcome, his aides told British journalists...The administration went beyond snubs and slights when Secretary of State Hillary Clinton endorsed the demand of Argentine President Cristina Kirchner, a Hugo Chavez ally, for mediation of Argentina's specious claim to the Falkland Islands, a British dependency since 1833...In 1982, an earlier Argentine dictator tried to seize the Falklands by force. The British—with strong support from President Ronald Reagan—expelled them. "It's truly shocking that Barack Obama has decided to disregard our shared history," wrote Telegraph columnist Toby Young. "Does Britain's friendship really mean so little to him?" One could ask, does the friendship of anyone in the entire world mean anything to him?...For the first time in a long time the (occupant of the White House) is actually distrusted by its allies and not in the least feared by its adversaries. Nor is Mr. Obama now respected by the majority of Americans.

elad21@******.com—Aug. 20, 2010This is incredible. Reported in The Hill: Democrats Vote Down 5 Percent Rule. In a bid to stem taxpayer losses for bad loans guaranteed by federal housing agencies Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, Senator Bob Corker [R-TN] proposed that borrowers be required to make a 5% down payment in order to qualify. His proposal was rejected 57-42 on a party-line vote because, as Senator Chris Dodd [D-CT] explained, "...passage of such a requirement would restrict home ownership to only those who can afford it."

NOTE FROM SITE EDITOR: During the early-1990s, community activist and Illinois State Senator Barack Hussein Obama and the US Congressional Black Caucus spiked the Great American Dream by using the racist tactics employed by civil rights activist Jesse Jackson to force community banks to finance mortgages at higher interest rates for minorities with histories of not paying their debts. Adding economic injury to the Obama advocacy, the Clinton Administration pushed to amend the Community Reinvestment Act of 1977 (Public Law 95-128, Title VIII, 91 Stat 1147, 12 USC § 2901) to outlaw the practice of "redlining" minority applicants with poor payment histories. Banks that did would face civil and possibly criminal penalties for rejecting minority home mortgage applicants. It is important for voters to understand that the subprime mortgage collapse that Bush-43 tried to solve with the $800 million subprime mortgage bailout bill was not caused by Bush, but by then State Senator Barack Obama and the Congressional Black Caucus. Had the money allocated by the Bush -43 subprime bailout legislation been used by the Federal Reserve as it was supposed to have been used—by the Resolution Trust Company to buy up foreclosed mortgages and get them out of the banks' inventories and free up money to continue loaning to consumer—there would have been no financial crisis and the need for $1.7 trillion in new debt that will cost the children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren of the nation's current taxpayers $71 trillion in compound interest to repay to the private bankers at the Federal Reserve over the next 50 to 100 years. The crisis was needed to conceal what the Fed bankers were actually doing—raiding the wealth of the American working class not to bail out banks in the United States, but to bail out the cash-strapped banks in the emerging nations where America's jobs have been going since 1994 and where the US mega banks were loaning your deposits. If the banks in the emerging countries collapsed, it would have created a global monetary collapse, toppling the economies of every nation on Earth except those in the Muslim world, China and the former Soviet Union.

rick_beck****l@******.com—Aug. 17, 2010Check this out. I...was in Lowes the other day. I was looking at the hose attachments. They were all made in China. The next day I was in Ace Hardware. Just for the heck of it, I checked the hose attachments there. They were made in the USA. Start looking. In our current economic situation, every little thing we buy or do affects someone else—even their job. My grandson like Hershey candy (which used to be made in Hershey, Pennsylvania). I noticed, though, that it's marked "made in Mexico" now. I don't buy it anymore. My favorite toothpaste, Colgate, is made in Mexico. Now, I've switched to Crest. This past weekend I was Kroger. I needed 60W light bulbs and Bounce dryer sheets. I was in the light bulb aisle, and right next to the GE light bulbs I normally buy was an off-brand light bulb labeled "Everyday Value." I picked up both types of bulbs and compared the stats. They were the same except for the price. The GE bulbs were more expensive than the Everyday Value brand. But the thing that surprised me the most was the fact that the GE brand was made in Mexico and the Everyday Value brand was made in—get ready for this—the United States, at a company in Cleveland, Ohio. So throw out the myth that you can't find products you use every day that were made right here.

So, on to the next aisle—Bounce Dryer Sheets. Yep. You guessed it. Bounce cost more money than the private label brand and it is made in Canada. The Everyday Value brand was less money and it was made in the USA. I did laundry yesterday and the dryer sheets performed just like the Bounce Free I have been using for years. And the private label sheets were almost half the price.

My challenge to you is to start reading the labels when you shop for everyday things and see what you can find that is made in the USA. The job you save may be your own...or, you neighbor's. Let's get with the program! Stop buying from overseas companies! Help our fellow Americans keep their jobs—and create more jobs here in the United States. I passed this one...will you?

pqi@******.net—May 3, 2010Bread Over Freedom? The erosion of the family, the silencing of the church, the disintegration of morality—America is suffering a cultural crisis, but it is not new. These trends also shaped Nazi Germany. Years ago, a cartoon appeared in a Russian newspaper picturing a fork in a road. One path was labeled "freedom," the other path was labeled "sausage." As we might guess, the path to freedom had few takers. The path to sausage was crowded with footprints. When given a choice, people will choose bread and sausage over the free market and individual liberties. The promise of bread gets votes, even if the bread is at the expense of freedom. (Editor's Note: In any society where the governed expect the government to provide them with sustenance, the subjects of the realm will always take sausage over freedom.)

rick_beckrich@******.com—Mar. 8, 2010The European Commission has just announced an agreement whereby English will be the official language of the European Union rather than the other possibility—German. As part of the negotiations, the British Government conceded that English spelling has some room for improvement, and has accepted a 5-year phase-in plan that would become known as "Euro-English."

In the first year, "s" will replace the soft "c." Sertainly, this will make the sivil servants jump with joy. The hard "c" will be dropped in favour of "k." This should klear up knofusion, and keyboards kan have one less letter. There will be growing publik enthusiasm in the sekond year when the troublesome "ph" will be replaced with "f." This will make words like fotograf 20% shorter.

In the 3rd year, publik akseptanse of the new spelling kan be expekted to reach the stage where more komplikated changes are possible. Governments will encourage the removal of double letters wihich have always ben a deterent to akurate speling. Also, al wil agre that the horibl mes of the silent "e" in the languag is disgrasful and it should go away.

By the 4th yer, people wil be reseptiv to steps such as replasin "th" with "z" and "w" with "v/" During ze fifz yer, ze unnesesary "o" kan be dropd from vords kontaining "ou' and after ziz fifz yer, vevil hav a reil sensibl riten styl. Zer vil be no mor trubl or difikultis and evrivun vil find it ezi tu understand ech oza. Ze drem of a united urop vil finali kum tru. Und efter ze fifz yer, ve vil al be speking German like zey vunted in ze forstplas. If zis mad you smil, pleas pas on to oza pepl.

tasgardson@******.com—Jan. 24, 2010Comment on your recent blurb on Operation Wetback: well, sir, you are pretty damned smart yourself. I am amazed that you ahve so little exposure, when compared to someone like Patrick J. Buchanan. At any rate, I am honored that you are my friend. You are tops in my book, Jon Christian.

SDFittal@******.com—Nov. 25, 2009A very good article! You make the point well that there are too many Obamas, Soros and other useful idiots like Rebecca Peters that wish to destroy the rights we enjoy here in America for ludicrous reasons like "...we shouldn't have those rights because nobody else in the world has them..." Keep up the good writing.

etalbott@******.net—Nov. 7, 2009Your latest article on the euthanasia plans imbedded in the so-called health care bill is outstanding. Not only have you done your research, but you provide insights and discernment which most articles on the subject are missing. I continue to read each article you post with great interest and forward to my list and save them for future reference. Heaven knows the current health care industry suffers multiple deficiencies in all areas. Now the government wishes to make the failure total, a minus quantity in our lives. This is why I never go to hospitals, clinics or doctors. I use natural supplements, the best diet I can acquire in my circumstances and pray for health. Thanks for writing such a great article that I can share with my list.

etalbott@******.net—I want to let you know that I went to your website, read your testimony, and was blown away. It was marvelous. I have some pretty awesome experiences with that same Jewish Rabbi, Yeshua (Jesus), and I am always thrilled to hear or read something as powerful as your testimony. Thank you for all the great articles you post on NWV. Blessings, Erlene Talbott. (Note: if you want more understanding of the Jewishness of the Holy Bible, or if you simply want to visit a very unique website, you need to spend a little time here: http://www.navigatingthroughprophecy.com.)

mmahoney@60plus.org (From Jim Martin: 60 Plus Association)—SUGGESTION FOR HEALTHCARE DEBATE: (...) OBAMA SHOULD FOLLOW THE ADVISE OF CANDIDATE OBAMA. Presidential candidate Barack Obama repeatedly stated on the campaign trail that any overhaul of healthcare should be negiotiated publicly and televised for all to see. In his stump speech he would say it should be televised with a big table and seats filled with doctors, nurses, insurers, and other interested parties. Then he would joke...he would get the biggest chair. Not behind closed doors, candidate Obama said, but he would bring all parties together and broadcast those negotiations on CSPAN. We suggest the President keep his pledge.

Mr. Obama, deep six this unread, misunderstood piece of gobbledegook that scares seniors, and start over. Send a message that you are going to live up to (your) oft-repeated campaign promise.

tmohr13@********.net—Mar. 13, 2009
Thank you many fold. I have been on a very long search for the truth. You just gave it to me. Talk about insight into the truth. I research for information all the time to get a great understanding of the people I am going to meet. You are great. Thank you.

tasgardson@*******.com—Mar. 13, 2009
Fascinating, riveting! I always look forward to reading the genuis contained in your brilliant works of journalistic art. You are a diviine inspiration to fledgling writers such as myself, who look to you for guidance. Keep up the good work. With admiration bordering on discipleship.

Thor H. Asgardson

lamacher@*******.net—Nov. 29 , 2006
Once again, you have outdone yourself and said it just like it is. You have boldly taken out all of the kinks and exposed the hidden things that mess us up. I am so proud of you and hold you in high esteem that you tackle the hard road and are consistently speaking the TRUTH and exposing the hidden treachery lurking behind the media face.

KmaMedPR@*******.com—Apr. 3 , 2006
As usual, we only get the whole story from you—and what a story it is! I met Tom Tancredo last year in D.C. (FAIR meeting), and was immediately impressed by his refreshingly honest attitude on all political matters. Over time I have come to realize that my respect for this man is not only due to his position on illegal immigration, but more so because he is one of the very, very few in Congress who consistently stands up for our Constitution, established laws, and the American people versus "the Party," big business donors, or other sources that ensure their self-serving need for power (remaining in office). So happy to see that my favorite writer endorses my favorite candidate!

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