Sunday, December 27, 2009

Saturday, September 19, 2009

Thursday, September 17, 2009

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Sunday, September 13, 2009

PJTV: The Power & Danger of Iconography



I personally despise Pajamas Media for their treatment of Ron Paul during the campaign, and all the BS about their online presidential poll, but this was too good not to repost.

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Zeitgeist, The Movie - Remastered / Final Edition

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Ron Paul Exposes Neo Conservatives A.K.A. NEOCONS



What are Neocons? Dr. Paul will tell you...

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Charlie Sheen's Video Message to President Obama

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Civil disobedience

Civil disobedience
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

For other uses, see Civil disobedience (disambiguation).


Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi A figure known worldwide for advocating non-violent civil disobedience
Civil disobedience is the active refusal to obey certain laws, demands and commands of a government, or of an occupying power, without resorting to physical violence. It is one of the primary tactics of nonviolent resistance. In its most nonviolent form (in India, known as ahimsa or satyagraha) it could be said that it is compassion in the form of respectful disagreement.
One of its earliest massive implementations was brought about by Egyptians against the British occupation in the nonviolent 1919 Revolution[1]. Civil disobedience is one of the many ways people have rebelled against unfair laws. It has been used in many well-documented nonviolent resistance movements in India (Gandhi's campaigns for independence from the British Empire), in Czechoslovakia's Velvet Revolution and in East Germany to oust their communist dictatorships,[2][3] in South Africa in the fight against apartheid, in the American Civil Rights Movement, in the Singing Revolution to bring independence to the Baltic countries from the Soviet Union, and recently in the 2004 Orange Revolution[4] and 2005 Rose Revolution, among other various movements worldwide.
The American author Henry David Thoreau pioneered the modern theory behind this practice in his 1849 essay Civil Disobedience, originally titled "Resistance to Civil Government". The driving idea behind the essay was that of self-reliance, and also how one is in morally good standing as long as one can "get off another man's back"; so one does not necessarily have to physically fight the government, but one must not support it or have it support one (if one is against it). This essay has had a wide influence on many later practitioners of civil disobedience. In the essay, Thoreau explained his reasons for having refused to pay taxes as an act of protest against slavery and against the Mexican-American War.

"And how we burned in the camps later, thinking: What would things have been like if every Security operative, when he went out at night to make an arrest, had been uncertain whether he would return alive and had to say good-bye to his family? Or if, during periods of mass arrests, as for example in Leningrad, when they arrested a quarter of the entire city, people had not simply sat there in their lairs, paling with terror at every bang of the downstairs door and at every step on the staircase, but had understood they had nothing left to lose and had boldly set up in the downstairs hall an ambush of half a dozen people with axes, hammers, pokers, or whatever else was at hand?... The Organs would very quickly have suffered a shortage of officers and transport and, notwithstanding all of Stalin's thirst, the cursed machine would have ground to a halt! If...if...We didn't love freedom enough. And even more – we had no awareness of the real situation.... We purely and simply deserved everything that happened afterward."
— Aleksandr I. Solzhenitsyn

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The Obama Deception HQ Full length version



Obama is not the great savior so many people think he is. He is a fully owned sock puppet for the banksters.

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Thursday, September 10, 2009

Friday, September 4, 2009

An Insult to Our Democracy.



John Murtha is a complete and utter scumbag.

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Sunday, August 23, 2009

The New World Order is Here!

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Americas Freedom - Tea Party Speech

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Gun carrying American at Obama event (and 3 others) get assaulted by paid, union thugs!



And the useless cop did nothing. Of course, he's probably a union member as well.

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Suspend Importation of 125,000 Foreign Workers per Month

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Rachel Maddow's double standard



It really bothers Rachel that real Americans are this pissed at her commiecrat comrades. I'm sure she'd be amused if all this vitriol was aimed at George W. Bush (not that the RINO didn't deserve it).

Rachel, real Americans are tired of having the government stealing from us and giving our hard-earned money to welfare slugs. Suck it up, buttercup, you thieves have made you bed, now lie in it. The anger isn't going to go away.

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Did Obama LIE about not being a Muslim?

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Monday, August 17, 2009

Friday, August 14, 2009

Continental Congress 2009

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Lincoln as Hitler

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Is Congess listening? Apparently not...



The utterly useless Sheila Jackson Lee yaps on her cell phone while a constituent tries to express her concerns about the health care bill.

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Does ACORN=voter fraud?



Are these the kind of fraudsters that voted Barack Obama in?

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Store video catches cop bullying woman



That cop needs to be fired, prosecuted, and imprisoned ASAP.

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Who's "Un-American?"

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Acorn Buses At Arlen Specter Town Hall In Kittanning PA

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Wednesday, August 12, 2009

"You Have Awakened A Sleeping Giant"



Arlen Specter, you are truly useless.

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Kathy Castor ignores union thugs locking out her constituents



Looks like Kathy Castor doesn't give a damn about her constituents. She pretended not to notice when her union thugs locked out her constituents.

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Sunday, August 9, 2009

The Obama Deception

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America, have you forgotten history?

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Bob Inglis tells his constituents not to watch Glenn Beck



Bob, you really stepped in it. You Congresscritters really ought to stop being so damn arrogant, and wake up to the fact that real Americans are losing patience with your lies and your bullshit and your ever-increasing taxes. Once upon a time, taxation without representation sparked a revolution.

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Saturday, August 8, 2009

Obama Youth



Hopey changey goodness!

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AFP Policy Director Phil Kerpen Responds to Rachel Maddow

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Three simple points - health care debate / Chris Matthews plays the race card



"I'm sick of being called "violent". I'm sick of being told to sit down and shut up. I'm sick of being called a shill for the Republican party, insurance companies or anybody else. I oppose Obamacare because I oppose it, not because anybody told me to.

I'll use my voice to speak out loudly against this plan because it is wrong. I've been told I should stop my opposition because Obamacare would benefit me, and they're probably right in that I would see some benefit from Obamacare: I'm one of those uninsured people you hear about. But even though a law may benefit me, I will not support it if it is wrong to do so, which it is in this case.

Want me and others like me to quit shouting you down? Want us to actually discuss and debate instead of digging in our heels and screaming "no"? Well then, show me where Obamacare isn't on the wrong side of the following three points:

* Obamacare is being sold on the premise that health care is a "right." Health care and medicine are the products of someone's labor, and declaring that you have a right to the products of another's labor, or declaring that you have a right to tell those people how much their labor is worth and they get no say in the matter? I'm sorry, but that's the very definition of slavery.
* Telling others that they don't have the right to profit, and indeed that profit is evil? Profiting from your work is not evil, it's the only reason to work! Without profit, there is no legitimate incentive to work. The only incentive that could be left is that you are forced to work.
* Last, and definitely not least, point to anything in the Constitution where the federal government is granted the authority to pass a bill like Obamacare into law.

The first two points are that Obamacare is tantamount to slavery. Denying someone a profit from their labor while you profit from that labor yourself is the very definition of slavery. The last shows that Obamacare is unlawful, as it is not in the Constitutional powers granted Congress, the President or the Federal Government to enact such a "plan".

I have yet to find an Obamacare supporter who has even tried to argue any of these three things. Feel free to share this in any other forum. Print them out if you'd like. Take it to a town hall and ambush a Congresscritter with them.

Written by yours truly, M. Sage."

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Jamie Allman Presses Rep. Russ Carnahan



Russ Carnahan is a useless tool.

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Fight at Russ Carnahan Town Hall Event - Raw Video (8/6/09)

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Peter Schiff was right

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O'Reilly Calls Democrats Hypocrites Re: Town Hall Protests



O'Reilly is right, the Democrats are being totally hypocritical about this.

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ObamaCare Yay Or Nay? The Truth About Canada!

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Libertarian Republicans Are The Solution To Big Gov't

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Are you paying attention now?

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Tea Party holding hands around Fed bldg?

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Angry crowd blocked from "Obama-care event" - 2/4

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Any questions? Buck Farack.

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Obama Depopulation Policy Exposed! Red Alert!

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Meltdown: Democratic Congressman David Scott of Georgia Goes Berserk at Town Hall



It looks like these Congresscritters don't like being questioned on Obamacare. Taxation without representation? Where have we heard that before?

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Thursday, August 6, 2009

Tennessee Cops Caught Planting Weed On Man during his arrest



Folks, this is one of many reasons why the War On Drugs must end. The cops in question will most likely get off with a slap on the wrist.

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Tuesday, July 28, 2009

GOP Chairman rigs congressional convention

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A parallel government

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Barack Obama, Chris Matthews, Richard Haass & the CFR

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$500,000,000,000?" Bernanke: "I Don't Know."



"The central bank is an institution of the most deadly hostility existing against the Principles and form of our Constitution. I am an Enemy to all banks discounting bills or notes for anything but Coin. If the American People allow private banks to control the issuance of their currency, first by inflation and then by deflation, the banks and corporations that will grow up around them will deprive the People of all their Property until their Children will wake up homeless on the continent their Fathers conquered." - Thomas Jefferson

The Federal Reserve is not part of our government. It is a private banking cartel that was illegally given exclusive license to counterfeit. They do not answer to our government, and thanks to them we are all basically debt slaves. The IRS is their collection agency. Check out the Grace Commission Report:
http://famguardian.org/Subjects/Taxes/Research/GraceCommissionReports.pdf

"With two-thirds of everyone's personal income taxes wasted or not collected, 100 percent of what is collected is absorbed solely by interest on the Federal debt and by Federal Government contributions to transfer payments. In other words, all individual income tax revenues are gone before one nickel is spent on the services which taxpayers expect from their Government." - from the Grace Commission Report

We need to rid ourselves of both the Federal Reserve and the IRS. They have been stealing from all of us for decades.

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Saturday, July 18, 2009

Friday, July 17, 2009

Ron Paul: 'Audit the Fed'!

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IRS Commissioner Evades THE Question



The IRS comissioner could not name or provide the law which supposedly requires Americans to pay Income Taxes.

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Federal Reserve and IRS = private corporations!

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Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Friday, June 12, 2009

Saturday, June 6, 2009

Saturday, May 30, 2009

Lindsey Graham supports a National Anti-Gun Database?


Sen. Lindsey Graham is Sponsoring a Bill That Will Result in a National Anti-gun Database

Gun Owners of America E-Mail Alert
http://www.gunowners.org

Friday, May 15, 2009

Do you know what your supposedly "Republican" senator is
doing right now?

Well, it turns out that Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina is also
leading the "hit parade" on behalf of legislation which would
expand the scope of government in a way unprecedented in human history
-- and which would place your most private medical data into an
anti-gun database.

Hard to believe?

But there he is: Sen. Graham is right up there with certifiable
liberals like left wing Oregon Democrat Ron Wyden and left wing
Michigan Democrat Debbie Stabenow.

The bill is S. 391, and it is being pushed by some Republicans as an
alternative to the Health Care Gun Ban that we've been warning you
about.

S. 391 does a hodgepodge of things, but by far the most important one
is to "solve" the problem of 48 million uninsured by taking
away the right of Americans not to purchase government-approved
insurance.

If you are uninsured, you would have to buy health insurance, whether
you can afford it or not. If your employer is not unionized, he would
have to retool your employer-provided health insurance policy to comply
with government requirements.

If your employer cannot afford government-approved insurance with all
of the politically correct bells and whistles, too bad. His only legal
alternative is to fire you.

If you cannot afford government-approved insurance, too bad.

If you have to lose your home -- or your small business -- or your
kids' college fund -- in order to pay for government-approved
insurance, too bad.

And like the Massachusetts system on which it is modeled, the federally
mandated insurance would inexorably revolve around a federal database
of medical information that you could not opt out of.

So, remember when your kid's pediatrician asked him about your gun
collection? Or when you grandfather was diagnosed with a mental
disability which could disqualify him from owning a gun?

All of that will be in the federal database, which could be searched by
virtually anyone in the Department of Health and Human Services -- and
by BATF, by simple request.

And, although section 103 of S. 391 purports to allow you to keep the
coverage you have, all employer-provided insurance which you wish to
keep has to be rewritten to contain all the government-required
mandates -- or you're not allowed to keep it.

ACTION: Contact Senator Graham and urge him to remove his cosponsorship
from S. 391. Please use his webform at
http://lgraham.senate.gov/public/index.cfm?FuseAction=Contact.EmailSenatorGraham
to do so (you can copy and paste the following text or type your own).



----- Pre-written letter -----

Dear Senator Graham:

In connection with S. 391 -- the Wyden-Stabenow individual insurance
mandate -- apparently some people are under the delusional notion that
this bill is something other than the biggest government interference
in the private sector in American history.

This crazy bill would put government bureaucrats in the position of
dictating the contents of virtually every insurance policy in the
country -- with the sole conspicuous exception of unionized industries
with collective bargaining agreements.

This bill would result in all kinds of personal information being put
into a medical database. Across the nation, there have been reports
that pediatricians are asking kids about their parents' gun collection.
And military veterans who have been diagnosed with PTSD have already
been disqualified from owning guns.

All of this information will be in the federal database, which could be
searched by virtually anyone in the Department of Health and Human
Services -- and by the FBI and the BATFE, by simple request.

Please do not saddle America with a massive open-ended bill like S. 391.

In short, please remove your cosponsorship from S. 391.

Sincerely,

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Friday, May 29, 2009

Calls needed NOW to KILL HB 300!

URGENT 30 SECOND ACTION ITEM
Calls needed NOW to KILL HB 300!
Get their phones ringing and keep them ringing! This bill ENDS the private toll moratorium, sells our highways to the highest bidder, keeps the Trans Texas Corridor alive, opens a new loophole to toll existing freeways, allows counties a 10 cent gas tax hike, raids public employee pension funds for toll roads, reduces the number of elected officials on transportation boards, and more!

Contact your Texas STATE representatives and tell them:

"KILL HB 300, and pass a safety net bill."

Find your STATE Representative here...

Call the Capitol switchboard (512) 463-4630 between 8 AM - 5 PM. Most are there late into the evening, to get your reps direct phone numbers, go here...

You can also email your STATE Representative by using this formula:
Plug in the name of your STATE Representative to: firstname.lastname@house.state.tx.us

You can also email your STATE Senator by using this formula:
Plug in the name of your STATE Senator to: firstname.lastname@senate.state.tx.us

Phone calls are best at this stage of the game...if you can't get through, keep calling and email.
BETRAYAL AGAIN
TRANS TEXAS CORRIDOR SLIPPED INTO BILL IN SENATE!

Monday night, an amendment authored by Senator Glenn Hegar was slipped into the TxDOT Sunset bill, HB 300, that authorizes all the Trans Texas Corridor (TTC) contracts called CDAs (for both TTC-35 & TTC-69) to continue. It also says no provision, restrictions, or "protections" in HB 300 apply to it, despite the repeal of the actual TTC language from the code. Senator Hegar assured Senator Dan Patrick on the floor that the TTC is dead, then slips in this floor amendment that deliberately allows it to continue!

Senator Robert Nichols, who brokered the backroom deal to make it happen, sent a press release all over the state claiming he voted to abolish the TTC, when he and others did just the opposite! HB 300 is now over 1,000 pages long with little time left in the session to read it or know what's in it, much less to be able to strip out all the bad provisions. HB 300 now goes to conference committee where 5 members of the House and 5 members of the Senate will hash out what stays in and what goes. The session ends Monday, June 1. Strong eminent domain reform died in the House yesterday.

HB 300 abandoned the original Sunset committee recommendations long ago, and it's been loaded up with some horrific provisions like:

-Selling our highways to foreign toll operators (CDAs)
-Continuing the Trans Texas Corridor
-New loophole to toll existing freeways
-Raiding public employee retirement funds to invest in these risky CDA deals
-Up to a 10 cent gas tax hike (without ending gas tax diversions or any meaningful reform of TxDOT!)
-An increase in speed limits UP TO 85 MPH on the TTC & toll roads (with the intent to lower speed limits on competing free roads)
-Adding license plate cameras on state highways

Add to that, Speaker Joe Straus from San Antonio did not name either Rep. David Leibowitz or Rep. Lois Kolkhorst (who carried and fought for many of our GOOD amendments in the House version of HB 300) as one of the 5 conferees from the House who will decide which amendments stay in and which ones are stripped from the bill.

This bill simply has too much baggage for taxpayers to choke down, so we need to KILL HB 300. The Legislature can pass what's called a safety net bill that will push TxDOT's Sunset to next session. At this point, we don't want a special session on TxDOT, because no meaningful reform of TxDOT is possible as long as Rick Perry still holds a veto pen.
HIGHWAY ROBBERY!
Highway paid for with 100% gas taxes opens as TOLL ROAD!
Read more here.

Lawmakers at odds over TxDOT sunset bill
Talk of killing it altogether
Read more here.
--Terri
______________________

"Texans Uniting for Reform & Freedom"
http://www.texasturf.org


"Government is instituted for the common good; for the protection, safety, prosperity, and happiness of the people; and not for profit, honor, or private interest of any one man, family, or class of men."
-- John Adams

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Thursday, May 28, 2009

Obama Picks Sotomayor for Supreme Court

From Gun Owners of America:
Obama Picks Sotomayor for Supreme Court
by Larry Pratt

The gloves are off and the mask has been put aside. All of the President’s previous dissimulation to the contrary, he aims to use the Supreme Court to finish off what is left of the Constitution.

Judge Sonia Sotomayor is an Obama lieutenant in his assault against the Constitution and the Bill of Rights.

We need to tell each Senator that this will be 1994 all over again. That is the year the Democrats lost control of the Congress when they voted for President Clinton’s gun ban.

Sonia Sotomayor is currently on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second District. There she has racked up an anti-Second Amendment record. Generally she has displayed contempt for the rule of law under the Constitution.

The Heller decision put the Supreme Court in support of the Constitutional protection of the individual right to keep and bear arms. Sotomayor, a politically correct lover of centralized government power (as long as she is part of the power elite), immediately went into counter-attack mode against the Heller decision.

Sotomayor was part of a three-judge panel earlier this year which ruled in Maloney v. Cuomo that the Second Amendment does not apply to the states. What? Well, as she and her cohorts claim, the Supreme Court has not yet incorporated the states under the Second Amendment. Until then, she believes, the Second only applies to the District of Columbia.

This is pure judicial arrogance -- something Sotomayor relishes (as long as she is one of the ruling judges). In fact, protection of the right to keep and bear arms was a major objective for enactment of the Fourteenth Amendment, as recently freed slaves were being disarmed and terrorized in their neighborhoods.

But Sotomayor disdains this important right of individuals, as indicated by an earlier opinion from 2004. In United States v. Sanchez-Villar, she stated that “the right to possess a gun is clearly not a fundamental right.”

Sotomayor’s Second Amendment views flow naturally from her politically correct views on the law and the role of judges.

Sotomayor thinks that her being a Latina with the appropriate genitalia qualifies her to rule better than “a White male who hasn’t lived that life.” This was the judge’s “learned” opinion delivered in a Cultural Diversity lecture at the University of California (Berkeley) School of Law in 2001. As a politically correct elitist, we can be sure that she will continue to rule against the Second Amendment.

Sotomayor laid bare her raw grasping for power and lack of judicial temperament in a speech given at Duke University in 2005. She made it abundantly clear that she is not interested in applying the law and respecting the meaning of our founder’s words.

“All of the legal funds out there, they’re looking for people with court of appeals experience because the court of appeals is where policy is made,” she told her Duke audience.

Realizing that this did not sound very judicial (even though most judges act on this basis), Sotomayor tried to laugh off her brazen admission: “I know this is on tape and I should never say that, [audience laughing], because we don’t make law – I know. Um, okay. I know, I’m not promoting it, I’m not advocating it.” The audience continued to laugh. They got the joke.

Sotomayor’s joke will be on us and our liberties.

President Obama said he was looking for a judge based on their “empathy.” I have no doubt that is but a more considered rephrasing of Sotomayor’s genitalia philosophy of judging. Absent in all the chatter about Sotomayor is fidelity to the original meaning of the Constitution.

Sotomayor’s judicial philosophy might be best characterized by the Queen of Hearts who proclaimed that “I can believe eight different things before breakfast” -- except, of course, for the true meaning of the “right to keep and bear arms.”

By her own admission she wants her experience to rule from the bench, and thus, it is highly unlikely that her Ivy League, elitist factory background will lead to her “feeling good” about folks owning guns.

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Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Ron Paul corrects the disingenuous Ed Schultz



Ed Schultz, you are a statist nannycrat shill and propagandist.

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Monday, May 25, 2009

Rick Perry, I really don't like you



What an asshat.

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Thursday, May 21, 2009

Break the Matrix!

You did it!

Thanks to your efforts and support, "Freedom Watch" with Judge Napolitano, Ron Paul, Peter Schiff and more is FINALLY being considered for an open time slot on Fox News Channel. Can you imagine what would happen if the Freedom message could be heard by millions of mainstream viewers each week?

They'll make the decision soon, but we're up against some big name shows.

Here's how we can help:

1. Flood them with emails requesting the show (see below for sample email)

2. Bump the viewcounts on YouTube AND the Fox website.

Details here:
http://lists.breakthematrix.com/link.php?M=19853&N=50&L=75&F=H


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Send as many emails as you can, get your friends to send... here's the address:

yourcomments@foxnews.com

Here's a sample email you can cut and paste (thanks to Austin Petersen of the LP):

To Whom it May concern:

I am writing today to request that Judge Napolitano’s “Freedom Watch” be given a chance to be aired on Fox News Channel.

There are so many people out there I believe that would watch it because there just aren't any shows that really cater to independent minded people like me who care about things like personal and economic freedom.

Having a show like this on T.V. would be compelling, and I would definitely watch it and get my friends and family to watch it too. Fox would be opening up a whole new market and bring in lots of new viewers! Please put it on air!

Thank you!

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Here's the email I sent:

To Whom it May concern:

I am writing today to request that Judge Napolitano’s “Freedom Watch” be aired on the Fox News Channel.

This show is the ONLY show of its kind, and is extremely appealing to the growing number of independent minded people like me who care about things like personal and economic freedom. As people become increasingly disillusioned with the current administration's policies, the audience for the Judge's show will explode. Please give this show a chance to be the breakout hit I know it will be.

Having a show like this on television would be an outstanding complement to your existing programming stream, and would certainly tap into a whole new market that is currently under-served and hungry for exactly this sort of show.

Thank you SO much!

Shelly Roche

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THANKS SO MUCH FOR YOUR EFFORTS... This is the closest we've ever been to having our message heard by millions every week.

Shelly

Watch this week's episode:



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Bring Some Accountability to the Federal Reserve

Quick, get in the chopper!

Rep. Alan Grayson is urging his Democratic party colleagues to join him in cosponsoring HR 1207:

Dear Colleague,

I write to ask you to co-sponsor HR 1207, the Federal Reserve Transparency Act, which would give the Government Accountability Office the authority to audit the Federal Reserve and its member components and require a report to Congress by the end of 2010.

The Federal Reserve System operates as the central bank for the United States, managing the economy’s money supply and overseeing the banking system. Until recently, the Fed has not picked winners and losers when distributing money, nor has it brought credit risk onto its balance sheet. It has slowed or stimulated the economy by raising or lowering interest rates. Since March 2008, the Fed has resorted to using its emergency powers to pick winners and losers, and to take massive credit risk onto its books. Since last September, the Fed’s balance sheet has expanded from around $800 billion to over $2 trillion, not including off-balance sheet liabilities it has guaranteed for Citigroup, AIG, and Bank of America, among others. The bank is also ‘monetizing’ the debt of the United States Government by purchasing massive amounts of agency and Treasury bonds. An audit is the first step in bringing this unaccountable system under the control of the public, whose money it prints and disseminates at will.

The Federal Reserve is an odd entity, a public-private chimera that controls the US monetary system and supervises the banking system. The system is governed by a Board of Governors, with twelve regional reserve banks that serve a supporting role. While the Governors are appointed by the President with confirmation by the Senate, the regional Reserve Banks have boards of directors chosen primarily by private banking institutions. Right now, for instance, the CEO of JP Morgan, Jamie Dimon, serves on the Board of Directors of the New York Federal Reserve Bank, as did Goldman Sachs Director Stephen Friedman.

This creates striking conflicts of interest and unseemly appearances in the management of what is ultimately the public’s money.

Consider:

* JP Morgan’s CEO was a board member of the New York Fed even as he negotiated on behalf of JP Morgan with the New York Fed for a $29 billion bridge loan to allow his company to take over Bear Stearns.
* New York Fed and Goldman Sachs board member Stephen Friedman purchased 37,300 shares of Goldman Sachs stock in December at the same time as Goldman received permission to convert to a bank holding company regulated by the Federal Reserve. Friedman at the time was also overseeing the selection of a New York Federal Reserve President to replace Tim Geithner, and the New York Fed ended up hiring another alumni from Goldman Sachs.
* According to the bank’s website, the two “class B” directorships of the New York Fed that are supposed to represent the public are vacant.
* Enron’s Jeff Skilling was on the board of the Dallas Federal Reserve Bank.

Criticism of banker influence and control of our monetary system is not new. However, the urgency of the financial crisis and the actions of the Fed picking investment bank winners and losers have changed the nature of the criticism. The Senate just passed a non-binding resolution requiring more transparency at the Federal Reserve in its Budget Resolution.

Still, neither the GAO nor the Federal Reserve Inspector General has audited the books of the Federal Reserve or its regional banks. The Federal Reserve has refused multiple inquiries from both the House and the Senate to disclose who is receiving trillions of dollars from the central banking system. The Federal Reserve has redacted the central terms of the no-bid contracts it has issued to Wall Street firms like Blackrock and PIMCO, without disclosure required of the Treasury, and is participating in new and exotic programs like the trillion-dollar TALF to leverage the Treasury’s balance sheet. With discussions of allocating even more power to the Federal Reserve as the ‘systemic risk regulator’ of the credit markets, more oversight over the central bank’s operations is clearly necessary.

The net effect of recent actions has been to isolate financial policy-making entirely from democratic input, and allow the Treasury Department to leverage the Federal Reserve’s balance sheet to spend money it cannot get appropriated from Congress. The public does not know where trillions of its dollars are going, and so has no meaningful control over the currency or this unappropriated “budget”. The extraordinary size of these lending facilities combined, the extreme secrecy, and the private influence is a dangerous seizure of Congress’s constitutional prerogative to appropriate public monies and control the currency.

An audit of the Federal Reserve may not be sufficient to control this sprawling system or bring it back into balance, but it is a start. The public has a right to know to whom the US government is lending trillions of dollars. Dancing around this issue with technocratic terms like ‘increasing liquidity’ and ‘private financial intermediation’ is preventing a full and long overdue public debate on the role of the Federal Reserve and the influence of private banking interests in the governing of our economy.

I encourage my colleagues to support H.R. 1207, so that we can bring some transparency to our banking system and allow the public to have a real debate over the fundamental direction of our nation’s political economy.

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Wednesday, May 20, 2009

60 Minutes : Feinstein Not Coming For Guns YET



What a hypocrite.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diane_Feinstein

Feinstein was accused of hypocrisy when it became public information that despite her stringent anti-gun record, the Senator maintained a Concealed Weapons permit and actively carried a .38 caliber Smith & Wesson revolver for her personal safety. It is unknown if she still carries the concealed firearm or maintains the permit, but according to The Stentorian, San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown stated in 2000 that she had voluntarily relinquished both the concealed weapons permit and the firearm.[38][39] [40] When challenged, she stated "I know the sense of helplessness that people feel. I know the urge to arm yourself because that's what I did. I was trained in firearms. I'd walk to the hospital when my husband was sick. I carried a concealed weapon. I made the determination that if somebody was going to try to take me out, I was going to take them with me."

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Tuesday, May 19, 2009

Saturday, May 16, 2009

Initiative for Texas

Initiative for Texas is a non-partisan project whose sole purpose is to obtain for Texans their right of direct binding initiative for state laws and constitutional amendments.

Texas is one of only 3 western states where the state legislature denies citizens the right of initiative.

CLICK HERE - SIGN ONLINE PETITION FOR STATEWIDE I&R RIGHTS FOR THE TEXAS VOTER IN THE 2009 LEGISLATIVE SESSION.

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Friday, May 15, 2009

Money Bomb for Rand Paul!

https://www.randpaul2010.com/donation/

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Money Bomb For Adam Kokesh!



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Where are the Senators? S.604

Where are the Senators who will cosponsor S.604?

Kay Bailey Hutchison and John Cornyn, where are you? I request you cosponsor S.604 now!

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Thursday, May 14, 2009

And then there were 156! HR 1207 cosponsors

And then there were 156! co-sponsors to HR 1207.

It's time we stopped letting the corporate bankers steal from us. End the FED!

Any Congressman who doesn't cosponsor HR1207 is basically enabling theft. If your congresscritter isn't a cosponsor, call them on it.

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Tuesday, May 12, 2009

The Threat to Ron Paul



Who is this man? His name is Jeff Cherry, and he's running against Ron Paul for Congress in 2010. Should we be worried? I don't like the looks of him, and he's anti-Ron Paul.

It also looks like he's a drug warrior, a Zionist, and a globalist. No, thank you.

If you feel inclined to contact Jeff, here's his email: cherryforcongress@gmail.com

Update! Found some video of Jeff Cherry. Apparently he had a video of his own on YouTube, but has taken it down. But here's an interview of him, apparently at a Tea Party:

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Monday, May 11, 2009

143 Cosponsors to HR 1207!

Rep Kagen, Steve [WI-8] - 2/26/2009 Rep Bachmann, Michele [MN-6] - 2/26/2009
Rep Bartlett, Roscoe G. [MD-6] - 2/26/2009 Rep Jones, Walter B., Jr. [NC-3] - 2/26/2009
Rep Rehberg, Denny [MT] - 2/26/2009 Rep Posey, Bill [FL-15] - 2/26/2009
Rep Broun, Paul C. [GA-10] - 2/26/2009 Rep Poe, Ted [TX-2] - 2/26/2009
Rep Burton, Dan [IN-5] - 2/26/2009 Rep Abercrombie, Neil [HI-1] - 2/26/2009
Rep Woolsey, Lynn C. [CA-6] - 2/26/2009 Rep Garrett, Scott [NJ-5] - 3/5/2009
Rep Chaffetz, Jason [UT-3] - 3/6/2009 Rep Kingston, Jack [GA-1] - 3/6/2009
Rep Young, Don [AK] - 3/6/2009 Rep Rohrabacher, Dana [CA-46] - 3/6/2009
Rep Stearns, Cliff [FL-6] - 3/6/2009 Rep McClintock, Tom [CA-4] - 3/6/2009
Rep Heller, Dean [NV-2] - 3/6/2009 Rep Duncan, John J., Jr. [TN-2] - 3/6/2009
Rep Taylor, Gene [MS-4] - 3/6/2009 Rep DeFazio, Peter A. [OR-4] - 3/9/2009
Rep Alexander, Rodney [LA-5] - 3/10/2009 Rep Price, Tom [GA-6] - 3/10/2009
Rep Petri, Thomas E. [WI-6] - 3/10/2009 Rep Foxx, Virginia [NC-5] - 3/10/2009
Rep Grayson, Alan [FL-8] - 3/11/2009 Rep Marchant, Kenny [TX-24] - 3/11/2009
Rep Wamp, Zach [TN-3] - 3/16/2009 Rep Blackburn, Marsha [TN-7] - 3/16/2009
Rep Buchanan, Vern [FL-13] - 3/17/2009 Rep Castle, Michael N. [DE] - 3/17/2009
Rep Fleming, John [LA-4] - 3/18/2009 Rep Akin, W. Todd [MO-2] - 3/19/2009
Rep Platts, Todd Russell [PA-19] - 3/19/2009 Rep Peterson, Collin C. [MN-7] - 3/19/2009
Rep McCotter, Thaddeus G. [MI-11] - 3/19/2009 Rep Lummis, Cynthia M. [WY] - 3/19/2009
Rep Burgess, Michael C. [TX-26] - 3/19/2009 Rep Sessions, Pete [TX-32] - 3/23/2009
Rep Deal, Nathan [GA-9] - 3/23/2009 Rep Franks, Trent [AZ-2] - 3/23/2009
Rep Miller, Jeff [FL-1] - 3/24/2009 Rep Blunt, Roy [MO-7] - 3/24/2009
Rep Stark, Fortney Pete [CA-13] - 3/26/2009 Rep Culberson, John Abney [TX-7] - 3/26/2009
Rep Paulsen, Erik [MN-3] - 3/30/2009 Rep Gingrey, Phil [GA-11] - 3/30/2009
Rep Terry, Lee [NE-2] - 3/30/2009 Rep Carter, John R. [TX-31] - 3/31/2009
Rep Capito, Shelley Moore [WV-2] - 4/1/2009 Rep Wittman, Robert J. [VA-1] - 4/1/2009
Rep Fallin, Mary [OK-5] - 4/2/2009 Rep Smith, Lamar [TX-21] - 4/2/2009
Rep Westmoreland, Lynn A. [GA-3] - 4/2/2009 Rep Lucas, Frank D. [OK-3] - 4/21/2009
Rep Lamborn, Doug [CO-5] - 4/21/2009 Rep Ehlers, Vernon J. [MI-3] - 4/21/2009
Rep Bilbray, Brian P. [CA-50] - 4/21/2009 Rep Pence, Mike [IN-6] - 4/21/2009
Rep Manzullo, Donald A. [IL-16] - 4/21/2009 Rep McCaul, Michael T. [TX-10] - 4/21/2009
Rep Cole, Tom [OK-4] - 4/21/2009 Rep Roe, David P. [TN-1] - 4/21/2009
Rep Herger, Wally [CA-2] - 4/21/2009 Rep Bishop, Rob [UT-1] - 4/21/2009
Rep Baldwin, Tammy [WI-2] - 4/21/2009 Rep Olson, Pete [TX-22] - 4/21/2009
Rep Latham, Tom [IA-4] - 4/21/2009 Rep Luetkemeyer, Blaine [MO-9] - 4/21/2009
Rep Doggett, Lloyd [TX-25] - 4/21/2009 Rep Rooney, Thomas J. [FL-16] - 4/22/2009
Rep Massa, Eric J. J. [NY-29] - 4/22/2009 Rep Johnson, Sam [TX-3] - 4/22/2009
Rep Thompson, Glenn [PA-5] - 4/22/2009 Rep Brady, Kevin [TX-8] - 4/22/2009
Rep Smith, Adam [WA-9] - 4/22/2009 Rep Shimkus, John [IL-19] - 4/22/2009
Rep Graves, Sam [MO-6] - 4/22/2009 Rep Jenkins, Lynn [KS-2] - 4/23/2009
Rep Gohmert, Louie [TX-1] - 4/23/2009 Rep Inglis, Bob [SC-4] - 4/23/2009
Rep Kaptur, Marcy [OH-9] - 4/23/2009 Rep Johnson, Timothy V. [IL-15] - 4/23/2009
Rep Brown, Henry E., Jr. [SC-1] - 4/28/2009 Rep Biggert, Judy [IL-13] - 4/28/2009
Rep Pitts, Joseph R. [PA-16] - 4/28/2009 Rep Tiahrt, Todd [KS-4] - 4/28/2009
Rep Myrick, Sue Wilkins [NC-9] - 4/28/2009 Rep Putnam, Adam H. [FL-12] - 4/28/2009
Rep LaTourette, Steven C. [OH-14] - 4/28/2009 Rep Tiberi, Patrick J. [OH-12] - 4/28/2009
Rep Ros-Lehtinen, Ileana [FL-18] - 4/28/2009 Rep Hoekstra, Peter [MI-2] - 4/28/2009
Rep Miller, Candice S. [MI-10] - 4/28/2009 Rep Granger, Kay [TX-12] - 4/28/2009
Rep Simpson, Michael K. [ID-2] - 4/28/2009 Rep Barrett, J. Gresham [SC-3] - 4/28/2009
Rep Goodlatte, Bob [VA-6] - 4/28/2009 Rep Smith, Adrian [NE-3] - 4/28/2009
Rep Wilson, Joe [SC-2] - 4/29/2009 Rep Hall, Ralph M. [TX-4] - 4/29/2009
Rep Kline, John [MN-2] - 4/29/2009 Rep Bono Mack, Mary [CA-45] - 4/29/2009
Rep Murphy, Tim [PA-18] - 4/29/2009 Rep Calvert, Ken [CA-44] - 4/29/2009
Rep McDermott, Jim [WA-7] - 4/29/2009 Rep Upton, Fred [MI-6] - 4/29/2009
Rep Bachus, Spencer [AL-6] - 4/29/2009 Rep Buyer, Steve [IN-4] - 4/30/2009
Rep Neugebauer, Randy [TX-19] - 4/30/2009 Rep McHenry, Patrick T. [NC-10] - 4/30/2009
Rep McCarthy, Kevin [CA-22] - 5/4/2009 Rep Barton, Joe [TX-6] - 5/4/2009
Rep Hensarling, Jeb [TX-5] - 5/4/2009 Rep McMorris Rodgers, Cathy [WA-5] - 5/4/2009
Rep Bilirakis, Gus M. [FL-9] - 5/4/2009 Rep Moran, Jerry [KS-1] - 5/4/2009
Rep Cassidy, Bill [LA-6] - 5/4/2009 Rep Walden, Greg [OR-2] - 5/4/2009
Rep Crenshaw, Ander [FL-4] - 5/4/2009 Rep Campbell, John [CA-48] - 5/4/2009
Rep LoBiondo, Frank A. [NJ-2] - 5/4/2009 Rep McHugh, John M. [NY-23] - 5/4/2009
Rep Schakowsky, Janice D. [IL-9] - 5/6/2009 Rep Linder, John [GA-7] - 5/6/2009
Rep Aderholt, Robert B. [AL-4] - 5/6/2009 Rep Davis, Geoff [KY-4] - 5/6/2009
Rep Dent, Charles W. [PA-15] - 5/6/2009 Rep Radanovich, George [CA-19] - 5/6/2009
Rep Schock, Aaron [IL-18] - 5/6/2009 Rep Herseth Sandlin, Stephanie [SD] - 5/6/2009
Rep Austria, Steve [OH-7] - 5/6/2009 Rep Adler, John H. [NJ-3] - 5/6/2009
Rep Sensenbrenner, F. James, Jr. [WI-5] - 5/7/2009 Rep Lungren, Daniel E. [CA-3] - 5/7/2009
Rep Walz, Timothy J. [MN-1] - 5/7/2009 Rep Shuster, Bill [PA-9] - 5/7/2009
Rep Michaud, Michael H. [ME-2] - 5/7/2009 Rep Conaway, K. Michael [TX-11] - 5/7/2009
Rep Shadegg, John B. [AZ-3] - 5/7/2009 Rep Boozman, John [AR-3] - 5/7/2009
Rep Guthrie, Brett [KY-2] - 5/7/2009


Thank you for cosponsoring HR 1207!

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Sunday, May 10, 2009

Quiche

Ingredients:
Oil and/or butter to coat small saucepan for sautéing (I use mostly grape seed oil with 2 pats of butter for taste)
1 small onion, chopped
1-3 cloves of raw garlic, finely minced
½ can of mushroom stems & pieces, chopped
½ can of artichoke quarters, chopped
Dash of freshly ground black pepper
4 eggs
1 tablespoon sour cream
1 8-oz package of cubed ham
½ 8-oz package provolone cheese slices, chopped
½ 8-oz package Muenster cheese slices, chopped
1 frozen pie shell

Preheat oven to 350. Put empty pie shell into oven for 15 minutes, then remove.

Chop onions & garlic and sauté in saucepan with oil and/or butter until onions are translucent. Sprinkle dash of black pepper & stir.

Chop and add mushrooms and artichokes and sauté briefly, take off burner and allow it to cool.

Combine eggs, sour cream, cheese, ham, and contents of saucepan in a mixing bowl and mix well. Pour into pie shell and bake at 350 for 45 minutes. Remove and allow it to cool for 30 minutes.

I use one saucepan, one mixing bowl, one knife, one cutting board, and one silicone spatula, so this is pretty quick and easy, with minimal cleanup. Enjoy!

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Gun Owners of America: AG Nominee Eric Holder is an anti-Second Amendment Activist

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Gun Owners of America's Larry Pratt on CNN with Jane Valez

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GOA Lawyer Herb Titus talking about David Olofson Case

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Harold Koh, another anti-gun Obama nominee

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Larry Pratt on Glenn Beck - Fox News - talking about H.R. 45, February 16, 2009

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Obama Pushing International Gun Control Treaty CIFTA

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Thank you, Congressman Michael McCaul!

Thank you, Congressman Michael McCaul for co-sponsoring HR 1207!

I really appreciate you getting behind Ron Paul's bill to audit the Federal Reserve. It's a great start.

I see that Gun Owners of America gives you an A- rating, not too bad, better than most.

Please keep up the good work!

Sincerely,

Your Constituent

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Dr. Rand Paul "Why we're here" 4-7-09

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Friedman on Legalizing Drugs

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Open Letter to Fox News



Lest anyone forget what an idiot Hannity is...

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Max Keiser There could be a Revolution in America

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Saturday, May 9, 2009

"Getting Fluoride Out of Austin City Water"

"Getting Fluoride Out of Austin City Water"
An Information Meeting at
Casa de Luz Community Night
Monday May 11, 2009
7:00 - 9:00 pm (Cielo Room)
Free and Open to All
Did you know that Austin Water Utility routinely injects an unrefined industrial-grade toxic waste chemical into our everyday water supply? Fluorosilicic acid, scrubbed from the smokestacks of phosphate fertilizer factories, accumulates in the body over time causing an assortment of unwanted ailments. Numerous recent studies reveal that this chemical lowers IQ, causes bone and bladder cancer, slows the metabolic ability of the thyroid, brings onbone disease, inhibits function of the pineal gland, poisons the kidneys, and damages teeth.

When the City Council made its 1973 decision to medicate its population through the public water supply, it used data that is now known to be false. Communities across the US have woken up to this public health debacle and are voting against fluoridation in force. Fluoride Free Austin ultimately seeks to inform and mobilize Austinites to seek the end of water fluoridation of the city water we use to drink, cook, and grow our food. The Austin City Council was going to vote on whether or not to renew the fluoride contact in March 2010 but Fluoride Free Austin just learned that last week it quietly voted to renew the contract!

Join as we get informed, exchange ideas, and get involved. Austin's fluoridated water is a concern to those committed to health for all, organic food, permaculture, and sustainability. Please forward this email to others.

Visit fluoridealert.org to reference numerous credible articles based on scientific studies conducted in recent years. Also visit The Douglass Report for information.

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Wednesday, May 6, 2009

Is Anyone Minding the Store at the Federal Reserve?

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Tina Benkiser

Tina Benkiser has my undying contempt.



Just a reminder, lest anyone forget how despicable she truly is.



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Tuesday, May 5, 2009