Monday, October 3, 2011

U.S. Hit List Jeopardizes Americans’ Rights to Due Process

The Independent Institute
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The targeted killing of Anwar al-Awlaki by a CIA-operated drone in Yemen last Friday raises troubling questions for the White House. In the wake of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, Congress passed a resolution that authorized military action against the perpetrators, but al-Awlaki—an American citizen who reportedly has called for violence against the United States and may or may not have taken part in terrorist operations—was not a member of the 9/11 plot and therefore doesn’t fall under the congressional resolution. According to Independent Institute Senior Fellow Ivan Eland, the executive order to kill al-Awlaki should worry all Americans because it was authorized without due process or oversight from other branches of government. This creates a dangerous precedent: “the rights of all Americans (and other persons) are in danger,” Eland writes in his latest op-ed.

“The courts clearly have a right to comment on this issue,” Eland continues. “They should prohibit the administration from having a secret kill list and require it to bring suspected terrorists to trial.”

The gross violations of justice in the U.S. criminal justice system suggest another reason for concern. Eland notes that 138 death row inmates have been exonerated since the mid-1970s. Writes Eland: “Given the government’s spotty record at identifying murderers, can we be confident that our president can competently identify terrorists and kill them—all the while in violation of the constitutional requirements of due process and checks and balances by other branches of government? Since many of the prisoners at Guantanamo weren’t guilty of any crime, let alone terrorism, the answer to the last question is a resounding ‘no.’”

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After a weekend of consideration....

....it appears that "We the People" and the Constitution no longer matter.

I've had several days to digest the killing of Anwar Awlaki and Samir Khan. Both American Citizens.

This country has been very inconsistent in how it deals with it's terrorists and now the right to a fair trial is a fantasy idea reserved for "what if's" from the Twilight Zone.

Consider that Obama and Holder rushed out to read that idiot "underwear bomber" his Miranda first thing before he was even questioned and he wasn't even an American. Also, they both wanted to bring most of the captured terrorists, also non-Americans, up from Club Gitmo to make sure they got a fair trial.

They had Nidal Hissan, of Fort Hood Shooter fame, dead to rights with dozens of witnesses to verify he was the killer and yet he gets a trial, as he should.

But the first two (again, both American citizens, even if they were traitors) were just killed outright, without the benefit of a trial. That makes Obama (the federal government) the Judge, Jury, and Executioner all in one. That's not supposed to be the way it works. I think it's called the 6th Amendment.

I admit that I do not mourn that Awlaki assumed room temperature last Friday. I don't like terrorists, period, but these were Americans. Consider this bit of wisdom from this old WW2 poem by Martin Niemoller. I've used it before. I'll use it again now.

....it appears that "We the People" and the Constitution no longer matter.

I've had several days to digest the killing of Anwar Awlaki and Samir Khan. Both American Citizens.

This country has been very inconsistent in how it deals with it's terrorists and now the right to a fair trial is a fantasy idea reserved for "what if's" from the Twilight Zone.

Consider that Obama and Holder rushed out to read that idiot "underwear bomber" his Miranda first thing before he was even questioned and he wasn't even an American. Also, they both wanted to bring most of the captured terrorists, also non-Americans, up from Club Gitmo to make sure they got a fair trial.

They had Nidal Hissan, of Fort Hood Shooter fame, dead to rights with dozens of witnesses to verify he was the killer and yet he gets a trial, as he should.

But the first two (again, both American citizens, even if they were traitors) were just killed outright, without the benefit of a trial. That makes Obama (the federal government) the Judge, Jury, and Executioner all in one. That's not supposed to be the way it works. I think it's called the 6th Amendment.

I admit that I do not mourn that Awlaki assumed room temperature last Friday. I don't like terrorists, period, but these were Americans. Consider this bit of wisdom from this old WW2 poem by Martin Niemoller. I've used it before. I'll use it again now.

Shock Photos: Candidate Obama Appeared And Marched With New Black Panther Party in 2007

Via Blue's Blog

New photographs obtained exclusively by BigGovernment.com reveal that Barack Obama appeared and marched with members of the New Black Panther Party as he campaigned for president in Selma, Alabama in March 2007.

The photographs, captured from a Flickr photo-sharing account before it was scrubbed, are the latest evidence of the mainstream media’s failure to examine Obama’s extremist ties and radical roots.

In addition, the new images raise questions about the possible motives of the Obama administration in its infamous decision to drop the prosecution of the Panthers for voter intimidation.

The images, presented below, also renew doubts about the transparency of the White House’s guest logs–in particular, whether Panther National Chief Malik Zulu Shabazz is the same “Malik Shabazz” listed among the Obama administration’s early visitors.

Tomorrow, J. Christian Adams, the Department of Justice whistleblower in the New Black Panther Party case, will release his new book, Injustice: Exposing the Racial Agenda of the Obama Justice Department (Regnery).

The book exposes Obama administration corruption far beyond the Panther dismissal, and reveals how the institutional Left has turned the power of the DOJ into an ideological weapon.

Adams’s book also describes, in detail, the Selma march at which then-Senator Obama was joined by a group of Panthers who had come to support his candidacy.

Among those appearing with Obama was Shabazz, the Panther leader who was one of the defendants in the voter intimidation case that Attorney General Eric Holder dismissed. Also present was the Panthers’ “Minister of War,” Najee Muhammed, who had called for murdering Dekalb County, Georgia, police officers with AK-47’s and then mocking their widows in this video (7:20 – 8:29).

Injustice includes a disturbing photo of Shabazz and the Panthers marching behind Obama with raised fists in the “Black Power” salute.

There are even more photographs.

I have learned that Regnery initially received approval from a person who took pictures of the events in Selma to publish these additional photographs in Injustice.

After the photographer wrote Regnery reversing his permission to include the photographs in Injustice, the images were removed from the photographer’s Flickr account. Yet we were able to capture them before they disappeared.

The photographs show Obama sharing the same podium at the event with the Panthers.

In the first image, Shabazz stands at the podium, surrounded by uniformed Panthers, including Muhammed. In the second photograph, Obama commands the same podium.

Here are the images:

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The Day America Died

Via And I Ask Whose Paranoid Are You

September 30, 2011 was the day America was assassinated.

Some of us have watched this day approach and have warned of its coming, only to be greeted with boos and hisses from “patriots” who have come to regard the US Constitution as a device that coddles criminals and terrorists and gets in the way of the President who needs to act to keep us safe.

In our book, The Tyranny of Good Intentions, Lawrence Stratton and I showed that long before 9/11 US law had ceased to be a shield of the people and had been turned into a weapon in the hands of the government. The event known as 9/11 was used to raise the executive branch above the law. As long as the President sanctions an illegal act, executive branch employees are no longer accountable to the law that prohibits the illegal act. On the president’s authority, the executive branch can violate US laws against spying on Americans without warrants, indefinite detention, and torture and suffer no consequences.

Many expected President Obama to re-establish the accountability of government to law. Instead, he went further than Bush/Cheney and asserted the unconstitutional power not only to hold American citizens indefinitely in prison without bringing charges, but also to take their lives without convicting them in a court of law. Obama asserts that the US Constitution notwithstanding, he has the authority to assassinate US citizens, who he deems to be a “threat,” without due process of law.

In other words, any American citizen who is moved into the threat category has no rights and can be executed without trial or evidence.

On September 30 Obama used this asserted new power of the president and had two American citizens, Anwar Awlaki and Samir Khan murdered. Khan was a wacky character associated with Inspire Magazine and does not readily come to mind as a serious threat.

Awlaki was a moderate American Muslim cleric who served as an advisor to the US government after 9/11 on ways to counter Muslim extremism. Awlaki was gradually radicalized by Washington’s use of lies to justify military attacks on Muslim countries. He became a critic of the US government and told Muslims that they did not have to passively accept American aggression and had the right to resist and to fight back. As a result Awlaki was demonized and became a threat.

All we know that Awlaki did was to give sermons critical of Washington’s indiscriminate assaults on Muslim peoples. Washington’s argument is that his sermons might have had an influence on some who are accused of attempting terrorist acts, thus making Awlaki responsible for the attempts.

Obama’s assertion that Awlaki was some kind of high-level Al Qaeda operative is merely an assertion. Jason Ditz concluded that the reason Awlaki was murdered rather than brought to trial is that the US government had no real evidence that Awlaki was an Al Qaeda operative.

Having murdered its critic, the Obama Regime is working hard to posthumously promote Awlaki to a leadership position in Al Qaeda. The presstitutes and the worshippers of America’s First Black President have fallen in line and regurgitated the assertions that Awlaki was a high-level dangerous Al Qaeda terrorist. If Al Qaeda sees value in Awlaki as a martyr, the organization will give credence to these claims. However, so far no one has provided any evidence. Keep in mind that all we know about Awlaki is what Washington claims and that the US has been at war for a decade based on false claims.

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Perjury! A whole room full of walking, smoking guns! CBS: Eric Holder Briefed on Fast & Furious element of Gunwalker Scandal in JULY 2010!

ESPN pulls Hank Williams Jr. opening from Monday Night Football over Obama-Hitler comparison

Via Billy

Congratulations, Bocephus! Sock it to him!
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ESPN has issued a statement saying that is pulling its trademark "are you ready for some football" opening featuring Hank Williams Jr., after Williams made comments reportedly comparing President Barack Obama with Nazi leader Adolf Hitler.

ESPN issued this statement: "While Hank Williams Jr. is not an ESPN employee, we recognize he is closely to our company through the opening to Monday Night Football. We are extremely disappointed with his comments, and as a result have decided to pull the open from tonight's telecast."

Williams on Monday compared this summer's so-called golf summit between Obama and House Speaker John Boehner as "one of the biggest political mistakes political mistakes ever."

Said Williams on Fox News' Fox & Friends: "It would be like Hitler playing golf with (Israeli leader) Benjamin Netanyahu."

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South African Family of Three Executed

Sarah Maid Of Albion
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A 20 year black man has been arrested for the murder of a white South African couple and their 13 year old son. All the victims, whose bodies were found at their house on a Walkerville smallholding on Sunday afternoon had all been shot dead.

According to a police spokesman "The security door was opened. There was blood on the floor in almost all the rooms."

The body of Giraldine Viana, 46, was found in the main bedroom, she had been raped before being shot dead.

Her husband Tony, 50, was shot dead in the lounge. He was found on his stomach with his hands tied behind his back.

The body of their 13-year-old son Amaro was found in the bath with his hands tied behind his back. He was a Grade 7 pupil at Linmeyer Primary School.

Police believed they were killed on Saturday night.

The suspect is believed to be the son of a domestic worker employed by the Viana family.

Report at Farm Tracker

We Are Way Behind

The way conservatives always get their butts kicked is that they rely on the persuasiveness of their arguments. They appeal to truth and fact and the irresistible force of logic. Liberals have no such illusions to hold them back. They know that everything they desire needs to be accomplished by deception, so they don't waste time on rational arguments but appeal directly to emotion to get the support they need. They do not even need to have everyone working toward the same goal as the intent is discontent. The snake, once moving, can be guided by the head.

I am not trying to make a case that conservatives are smarter than liberals, or more dedicated to the truth, we each have our own truths and liberals, I think, in terms of raw intelligence, are smarter than conservatives. One does not have to be very smart to put two and two together and arrive at four, but one must be brilliant to put two and two together and arrive at five. That sounds funny, but think about it for a moment. Their intelligence and the arrogance that comes from it allows them to completely re-work society in their heads and figure out a way to get what they want. All they have to do is be bold enough to lead the moochers and looters, to figure out a way to get them to align with their goals.

There is a dynamic at work in America right now that is frightening. Liberals have already worked out how to appeal to the moochers and looters. The leadership is in the White House with the power of the federal government behind it to supply the ground troops with the necessary funds to mobilize these mobs of angry, discontent moochers. We saw this at the Wall Street protest and others around the nation. They are flexing their muscles. Get the students and other moochers to create the diversion then sprinkle in some union muscle to do the hard work, to shut down opposition and you have a force close to the III% needed to make radical change.

We think of ourselves as that III%, but what if THEY are the III% needed to do the job? Have you considered that? Once they have mobilized, what will be our response? Really? All right, you have seen the exercises taking place, the marching in formation, the target practice taking place on our streets. You have seen the command and control. Their defensive positions are arrayed before you in police cruisers and TSA uniforms. The political groundwork has been established.

It is better to die a free and armed man than a broke, imprisoned and un-armed one.

Via The Dorkfish Express


Tea Party At Perrysburg
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Running Springs is a pleasant little town in the San Bernardino Mountains in California with people who watch out for one another and their property, which is one reason so many people own guns. (That, and LA is just down the mountain.)

Lake Arrowhead and Big Bear Lake down the road are more upscale but equally pleasant and benign.
There've been some disturbances around Running Springs of late, not unlike the concerns across the nation when it comes to out of control police and the police war on photography.

In May of this year, a man named Allen Kephart was tasered to death by police for running a stop sign. He was 43 years old and known in the community as a mild mannered good citizen.

Reason TV covered it onYouTube here and here.

The community has not forgotten and will not forget what was done to Allen Kephart.

Recently another deplorable incident occurred in Running Springs involving a man who owned guns of all types.
This man, Randy Rusciolelli, was well known in the Running Springs community. He had the unfortunate problem of becoming involved with a girlfriend who turned out to be a nightmare stalker who would not leave him alone.

He reported the stalker to the police, requesting they look at phone records, etc., to verify his story. Instead of helping Mr. Rusciolelli the police responded to the woman's phoned in complaint and arrested Mr. Rusciolelli.
Part of the story is here.
Rusciolelli, a 20-year full-time resident who owned a plumbing company, was arrested at his Firwood Drive home Sept. 2 after his unidentified one-time girlfriend phoned sheriff's department dispatchers to say he had threatened to kill her and that he had numerous weapons at his home.
Authorities obtained a search warrant and arrested Rusciolelli after he reportedly tried to flee on foot, reportedly armed with a loaded pistol. Rusciolelli's letter did not comment on why he attempted to flee.
What happens next is truly horrifying and fully explained in the death letter Mr. Rusciolelli wrote for the community.
His story needs to be heard.
Repeatedly yanked off the internet is his complete letter. As of this writing, it is still posted on this thread.
The following is the heartbreaking death letter of a man whose possession of guns was used against him by a bitter, irrational stalker.

From Randy Rusciolelli
Journey Man Plumbing

An open letter to the Mountain Communities

I was a collector of fine firearms both military and commercial. The actual value of the firearms and ammo taken from me was $283,000.00. The terrorist threat charge was made against me by a girl I broke up with over 4 months ago. She had called at all hours of the day and night and the Sheriff’s have the evidence in both our phone records. I called for help over 3 different months to no avail. Recently she broke into my house through a dog door and changed my email password and stole several items of mine. I never threatened her life and had only called her 2 times in the last 3-4 months. To her ever increasing attacks on me, all I can say to the Sheriff’s is “Total shame on you”.

When I was arrested, they had already possessed both our phone records and recordings of my alleged threats and no corroborating witnesses. The explosive charges against me are for possessing more than 1 pound of sporting (Goex) black powder, possessing military tracer rounds illegal in California, but legal in Arizona, Nevada and other states, and for a destructive device that is a $250.00 black powder golf ball commercially manufactured and clearly stamped for “Black Powder Only” with a fuse hole in the base.

I possess only 1 California Assault weapons license that was issued to me in 1990. Notice that the enclosed license is marked temporary as no permanent one was ever issued. I can only fire one rifle at a time but regardless, they discovered an additional 5 banned rifles without permits.

In 47 years, I have absolutely no criminal or civil record. My bail was set at half a million dollars and most likely will be raised to 1.5 million in my next court appearance. I am not a survivalist, paramilitarist, nor a right or left-winger. I am an American citizen who loves to go into the desert to shoot rifles, pistols and shot guns. I wished I could have had a 155mm Howister canon too, but I did not. My guns have never killed any living thing, and in my 31 years of target shooting, no harm has ever been inflicted upon any beings.

I read the articles about my arrest, and I am astounded by the fact that these officers lied about how they even came to arrest me. Please re-read the articles again.

I found out this 47 year old girlfriend has a history of attacking and suing her last 3 boyfriends. This is a fact that I have found out too late. The police have recording of her on tape admitting to have broken into my house. During the breach, she managed to open my computer and proceeded to change my email, passwords and other devious things.

I have owned my house on Firwood drive in Running Springs for 20 years, and in one day I lost my house, closed my business and had every item taken from me of significant value that I had collected over the span of my lifetime. I spent 6 days in jail and after posting bail of $500,000.00, I got out and spent time with my parents, family, and my dog. Within days of this, I had to go back to court and the judge immediately issued a criminal restraining order against me. “Amazing”!

I cannot let my freedom be placed in control by our present justice system. I have consulted with many top lawyers, and all advised me that 10 years ago, this search warrant would have been illegal; not anymore.

We Americans are losing too many of our rights under the guides [guise] of terrorism laws. The bottom line is that the above stated violations will result in a 6 year stay in state prison with the lowest end being a 1 year term with felony conviction. I apologize to all that know me, but I cannot handle that I am now penniless, homeless and about to lose my freedom over my zealous collecting. Thank you for all the times we had. It is better to die a free and armed man than a broke, imprisoned and un-armed one.

99% Wrong

The children—dozens of them at first, then hundreds—gathered in downtown Manhattan on September 17 to change the world. For better or worse, they’re still there. They may even be multiplying.

Many of them, especially the girls, seemed too young to have so much facial hair. Many…if not most…if not all…of them who huddled together to denounce “corporate greed” seemed unemployed: Unemployed street poets, unemployed performance artists, unemployed interpretive dancers, unemployed bongo drummers, unemployed Gender Studies grads, unemployed placard-makers, unemployed graphic designers, unemployed social-media directors, and unemployed soup-makers. It was a diverse group of people who were all fully involved at being unemployed. If employed at all, it was obviously not in professions that require periodic showering and rudimentary grooming.

They came vowing they would “Occupy Wall Street,” but Wall Street wouldn’t let them, so they regrouped in a nearby park. Their ongoing near-occupation was a carnival atmosphere of mutual understanding and unforgivable aromas: There was group yoga, pillow-fighting, face-painting, meditation, banner-unfurling, ukelele-strumming, drum-beating, and—who knows?—maybe even some didgeridoo-playing, communal foot-rubbing, and a circular round of anal candling to top it all off.

There were celebrity visits from washed-up screeching beluga Rosanne Barr and the perennially aggrieved Susan Sarandon with her communist breasts. Cornel West showed up and proudly displayed his woolly hair, gleaming buckteeth, and scholarly eyeglasses. Michael Moore appeared on TV and voiced his support for the protesters, saying that some people were eating more than their fair share of the pie—and if anyone should know, it’s him.

Still, it took a while for things to catch fire: For nearly two weeks as the protesting faithful patiently ran around in their underwear or sat in the lotus position gently stroking their pet rats while chanting anti-capitalist slogans, the new global revolution’s numbers barely seemed to eclipse a couple hundred.

“If forced to choose between the government and corporations, give me McDonald’s every time.”

Last Friday, the movement caught a break: A false rumor spread that mega-selling English band Radiohead would appear to play a free concert in support of the protestors, causing an influx of scruffy-headed politi-hipsters to the Wall Street area.

The chanting, marching, bongo-banging, and ritual Protesting of Everything Unfair continued on Saturday. One group stomped across the Brooklyn Bridge to Manhattan in defiance of genetically modified food, crossing paths with a group marching the opposite direction against poverty. Protesters eventually flooded the bridge, blocking traffic. Police shut down the bridge and started arresting people.

At last count, the NYPD detained over 700 mostly young protesters on the Brooklyn Bridge this Saturday. The mass arrest of politico-teenyboppers started grabbing the top headlines. The left had finally found the Angry Mob movement it had craved. Arianna “Woman of the People” Huffington power-Tweeted that the movement is a “welcome reminder that, for angry Americans, the Tea Party is not the only option.”

OK, you scraggly radical goofballs. You have your “movement” now. You have your Night of the Long Goatees. You’ve been waiting for this, right? You sat in envy of the “Arab Spring” ever since it started last winter, so now you have your “American Autumn,” at least for now. And not only in New York—you got busted protesting outside the Bank of America in Boston, you did your little dances and barked your little chants outside the Federal Reserve Building in Chicago, and you even occupied a band shell in Boise, Idaho. You’re even encouraging people to occupy “The Hood” and, shucks, the entire globe!

So what in the name of Friedrich Engels is all this about, anyway?

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Police Misconduct NewsFeed Weekend Recap 10-01-11 to 10-02-11

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Injustice Everywhere

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  • our latest reader’s poll concerns the latest New York NY police confrontation with the #occupyWallStreet protesters where the protesters claim police lured them onto the Brooklyn Bridge where they were then boxed in and subjected to a mass arrest where, apparently, at least one journalist was rounded up along with the protesters. However, the NYPD then released a video on YouTube showing an officer apparently give the protesters a warning before they proceeded onto the bridge. Since this one is controversial, I decided it was best to let you, the readers, let me know what you think about it. [3] http://t.co/Byt3UO2B
  • In Miami Beach FL, details have emerged about an apparent cover up attempt on behalf of a cop who was allegedly drunk when he crashed into another car then fled the scene. However, he wasn’t arrested and a trooper who investigated the case and found that the department was covering for the officer was then apparently targeted by the police chief for retaliation. [5] http://t.co/MAwrb3lE
  • Sault Ste. Marie ON police appear to have attempted to cover up for one of their constables when he rear-ended a motorist at an intersection while on duty. The accounts indicate that police acted as if they were more concerned with covering up for their officer than they were about the condition of the people he injured at the scene. Furthermore, it appears as though they tried to make the guy feel like he was going to be charged in subsequent interviews until he got his local councilmen involved. [3] http://t.co/g6DunRyC
  • Sanford FL cop suspended while subject of state investigation on allegations he took money during a traffic stop, hard to say whether this was extortion or bribery, but generally people who bribe officers don’t come back to file a complaint about it, if that’s how police found out. [0] http://t.co/QbWGoj76
  • California police departments are apparently ignoring a toothless law requiring agencies to report police chases & fatalities associated with police pursuits, even when the victims are one of their own. [3] http://t.co/a8QLVVIy
  • 11 Mississippi state troopers have been demoted & 3 resigned after admitting to cheating on promotional exams [0] http://t.co/MhnSYhNl
  • Palm Beach FL police sgt demoted & suspended 160hrs for working on his dating website while he was on duty, apparently 80 hours worth of work in fact. [0] http://t.co/fSD0cdml

Confederate Soldier Metairie Cemetery, New Orleans


Via Robert, Belle Grove
"Yesterday while photographing in Metairie Cemetery here in New Orleans I took this image of the Confederate soldier standing guard in front of the Tomb of the Army of Tennessee. I have loved this statue for years. The face is almost life like and the texture of his cloak though worn by years of wind and rain is still delicate and gentle to the eye. He stands guard and ever ready to defend his fallen comrades. I hope y'all like it."

Chris Christie's accomplishments?

Via Mike

I don't get it.

Some of the most notable conservative personalities in America are clamoring for New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie to jump into the GOP presidential contest as a kind of political savior.

For the life of me, I don't understand it.

Can I ask a simple question that I hope clarifies my total skepticism?

Like it or not, here it is: Exactly what has Chris Christie accomplished in New Jersey as governor that makes him such an ideal candidate for the presidency?

I welcome answers to this question. It is not rhetorical. I especially look forward to hearing from residents of New Jersey – conservatives who want the whole nation transformed the way their state has been transformed under the leadership of Chris Christie.

I don't live in New Jersey, but I was born there. I have family there, and I am a frequent visitor. I am acutely aware of the problems New Jersey faces and how those problems were created and exacerbated by largely one-party rule for decades. And, don't get me wrong, I'm gratified that a Republican came along and won the governorship.

By now, however, Chris Christie should have some kind of a track record of executive leadership that his supporters can point to in extolling his virtues as a presidential candidate. I haven't heard a single one.

Give me one – just one.

I don't see any.

Has New Jersey been transformed under his leadership? Is it now a great place to live and work and start a business? Is it on its way to becoming one? How? Why? What has Chris Christie actually done to make it so?

If you can't point to such accomplishments, and I don't think any conservative can, then what his supporters really like is Chris Christie's rhetoric. They like his ideas. They like his platform. They like what he stands for.

Among other problems with Chris Christie's ideas – and this should be a disqualifier for any Republican officeholder, let along presidential contender – is that he is an enthusiastic, ardent supporter of cap-and-trade, which turns the biggest political hoax of the 21st century, catastrophic, man-made climate change, into a wealth-transfer scheme and regulatory nightmare unlike anything previously known. Christie loves cap-and-trade – and has actually instituted it with other neighboring states in a scheme known as the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, using some of the proceeds to pay off New Jersey's deficits. He is also using state money to subsidize so-called "green" technology much the way Barack Obama has.

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Social Security Reform Act:)

Via Colby

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There is going to be a fight, period.


The problems challenging the republic simply can not be corrected by nibbling around the edges of any of our systems, either political, economic or social.

The Soul of the average American is diseased.

The average American has very, very little in common with the Constitutionalist who finds wisdom in Jefferson.

If Constitutionalists want a society that even comes close to the ideals embodied in our Founding Documents and the library of Jefferson's writings, I think we can all agree that a fundamental shift in the majority of American hearts will be required. An endeavor to change the Hearts & Minds of the average American or his Liberal cousin is futile.

We can raise and educate Patriots, but changing an amoral or immoral adult into a moral person is a futile effort. The scale is impossible to overcome. The numbers are overwhelming. Politics as a tool is insufficient. Reason will not work, because the Enemies of Liberty will not engage in Reason.

Once a man has committed to Communism, Liberty is dead in his Soul. He may claim salvation, he may claim to have simply erred, he may claim to be born-again...but only a dead, selfish Soul can ever embrace the evil of Marx & Mao. Like the Muslim, the Communist will lie to achieve his ends. You follow or turn your back on such a man at your own peril.

And remember: The ideal society that even Jefferson sought was never achieved. The profound contributions that Thomas Jefferson made to the human species were thwarted and countered every day by those of his contemporaries who envisioned different societies and those who sought to be Kings or other Masters.

In America today the sun is about to set forever on the hope of realizing Jefferson's definition of Liberty: Rightful liberty is unobstructed action according to our will within limits drawn around us by the equal rights of others.

The Borg of Marxism is assimilating the last free place on Earth.

They are winning.

If you have not yet allowed your brain to admit this truth, do so now. Admit the reality so that we can move forward without illusions and artificial hopes. The disease of Marx has infected America to the bone, and survival is unlikely.

If we agree that Marxism is a disease upon humanity, a cancer, then we can create a hard treatment plan. One does not permit a cancer to live in the body. One can not negotiate with cancer. Your mileage may vary, but Prayer has not proven to be a significantly successful treatment of cancer.

Cancer needs to be attacked brutally and relentlessly, with every tool in your toolbox, at every place the cancer is encountered.

If cancer wins, you die.