Alamance County NC Sheriff Terry Johnson, US Justice Dept. lawsuit, Thomas E. Perez Assistant Attorney General, 2008 voter fraud concerns, Latino bias or USDOJ retribution?

Alamance County NC Sheriff Terry Johnson, US Justice Dept. lawsuit, Thomas E. Perez Assistant Attorney General, 2008 voter fraud concerns, Latino bias or USDOJ retribution?

“Those who cannot remember the past, are condemned to repeat it,”…George Santayana 

“We the people are the rightful masters of both Congress and the courts, not to overthrow the Constitution but to overthrow the men who pervert the Constitution.”…Abraham Lincoln

“Our Constitution is in actual operation; everything appears to promise
that it will last; but nothing in this world is certain but death and
taxes.”…Benjamin Franklin

It is fitting and proper that I present this article to you on July 4, 2012, the anniversary of the Declaration of Independence.

Many of you are aware of battles and patriotic activity leading up to and during the American Revolution in NC. The Tryon Resolves were signed in August 1775, just west of Charlotte, NC. A Mecklenburg Declaration was apparently signed around the same time but no copy survives.

Perhaps less well known is the Battle of Alamance. Alamance County is just a few miles east of Greensboro, where the Battle of Guilford Courthouse took place and the birthplace of Dolley Madison. The Battle of Alamance took place on May 16, 1771, 5 years before the official start of the American Revolution.

From the Alamance Battleground Historic site.

“On this site in 1771, an armed rebellion of backcountry farmers — called Regulators — battled against royal governor William Tryon’s militia. Visitors can tour the 18th-century Allen House and battlefield monuments. These features, together with the visitor center’s DVD orientation program, offer a vivid account of this colonial battle, as well as the oppressive British colonial policies that sparked the revolt.

“He gave the Regulators a choice — to return peacefully to their homes or be fired upon. They had one hour to decide. After the hour was up Tryon sent an officer to receive their reply. ‘Fire and be damned!’ was their answer. The governor then gave the order, but his men hesitated. Rising in his stirrups, he shouted, ‘Fire! Fire on them or on me!’ The militia obeyed, the Regulators responded in kind, and the battle of Alamance was on.””

“During the years leading up to the American Revolution many North Carolina people became strongly discontented with the way the provincial government was handling the colony’s affairs. However, their quarrel was not with the form of government or the colony’s laws but with abuses by government officials.

Grievances affecting the daily lives of the colonists included excessive taxes, dishonest sheriffs, and illegal fees. Scarcity of money contributed to the state of unrest. Those living in the western part of the province were isolated and unsympathetic with the easterners and it was in those frontier counties that the War of the Regulation began.”

History does repeat and today there is another controversy involving a sheriff in Alamance County NC and the US Justice Department.

From News 14 June 24, 2012.

“Alamance County, Sheriff, Sheriff’s Office sued by Justice Dept.”

“After months of attempting to work with the Alamance County Sheriff’s Office, the United States Department of Justice says it’s now filing suit.

In a complaint, the DOJ states it’s currently conducting an investigation into whether there’s a pattern of biased policing against the Latino community by the Alamance County Sheriff’s Office and that some employees fear retaliation against themselves or family members if they speak with federal investigators.

But on Friday afternoon Sheriff Terry Johnson said that’s not so.

“The allegations that the Alamance County Sheriff’s Office has denied access to personnel is not true. Neither myself or the command staff have forbidden any personnel from speaking with the United States Department of Justice,” Sheriff Johnson said.

At the heart of the lawsuit, whether the Sheriff’s attorney should be in the room while Justice Department investigators interview employees. The DOJ says the attorney should not be there. It’s a move Sheriff Johnson says violates his personal rights.

“The Department of Justice, has been made aware that the Sheriff’s attorney has a right to be present during questioning of deputies, since deputies through their acts of omission can bind the Sheriff,” Johnson added.

The Department of Justice says they’ve been trying since July of last year to get the Sheriff’s Office to voluntarily comply, and decided to sue when all other measure had failed.

But Johnson says he and his personnel have made repeated attempts to meet with the Department of Justice most recently on May 23, offers he says they declined.

“The Alamance County Sheriff’s Office has always welcomed constructive dialogue with the United States Department of Justice, and continues to seek ways to resolve this dispute,” Sheriff Johnson said.

According to the complaint, the Department of Justice initially opened a preliminary inquiry into allegations that the Sheriff’s office was engaged in discriminatory law enforcement activities back in November of 2009.

The defendants were notified of the formal investigation on June 2 of last year.”–sheriff–sheriff-s-office-sued-by-justice-dept

From the US Justice Dept.

“The Justice Department filed a lawsuit today against the Alamance County Sheriff’s Office (ACSO), Alamance County and Alamance County Sheriff Terry Johnson seeking a judicial declaration that department attorneys may interview particular ACSO personnel outside the presence of ACSO’s counsel.”

““It is unfortunate that the department was forced to resort to litigation when the applicable ethical rules are so clear in this instance,” said Thomas E. Perez, Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Rights Division. “A judicial decision will allow the department to move forward with the investigation.””

I do not have all the facts in this case. I hope to find out more soon. However, this is what I do know.

From Citizen Wells November 2, 2011.

“The following controversy in NC received brief national attention in 2008.

From the Alamance County Sheriff’s Ofice, Alamance County Health Department Investigation, 2008.
(Alamance County is just east of Greensboro)

“On Monday June 23rd, 2008 the SBI initiated an
investigation into allegations that employees of the
Alamance County Health Department specifically Dr.
Kathleen Shapley-Quinn and Nurse Karen Saxer were
knowingly and willingly falsifying patient medical
“At the request of some patients, Alamance
County Health Department provided work
notes and prescriptions in alias names.

 Providing these services would assist illegal
aliens with maintaining assumed or stolen
identities, which may be a violation of state, or
federal law. (Identity Theft, Fraud, etc.)”
“The staff was divided with some believing the practice of writing
work notes (utilizing aliases) to suspected illegal aliens was wrong
and therefore they refused to do so. Subsequently they reported
feeling pressured or feared repercussions.

 Others, particularly Shapely-Quinn and Saxer believed the
guidance they had sought and received was vague at best, but
believed their actions did not violate the law and they were
providing care for their patients. Furthermore, according to
them, an illegal alien can not be refused medical care.”
“On more than one occasion Nurse Karen Saxer at the
direction of Dr. Shapley-Quinn prepared or made
health related employer work notes for patients under
alias names, knowing that the names on the documents
were in fact not the birth name or legal name of the
“Veronica Arias, of Texas, reported on May 2nd, 2008 to
the ACSO that someone in Swepsonville, NC had
stolen her identity and was using same to be employed.

 Maria Sanchez was arrested on May 6, 2008 by
investigators of the Alamance County Sheriff’s Office
for stealing and using the identity of Veronica Arias.

 Sanchez used the name, SSN, DOB, of Veronica Arias
who is a living resident of Texas.”

The 2008 Alamance Sheriff Department investigation.

Thomas E. Perez, the Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Rights Division who is taking the action against the Alamance County Sheriff. Where have you heard his name before?

From Judicial Watch September 20, 2010.

“Records Contradict Testimony by Assistant Attorney General Thomas Perez”

“Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, announced today that it has forced disclosure of the existence of documents from the Department of Justice (DOJ) indicating Democratic election lawyer Sam Hirsch was involved in the DOJ decision to dismiss its voting rights case against the New Black Panther Party for Self Defense. The records, described in a Vaughn index produced pursuant to a Judicial Watch Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit, contradict sworn testimony by Thomas Perez, Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Rights Division, who testified before the U.S. Civil Rights Commission that no political leadership was involved in the decision (Judicial Watch v. Department of Justice (No. 10-851)).”
From Citizen Wells June 30, 2010.

“The New Black Panther case was the simplest and most obvious violation of federal law I saw in my Justice Department career. Because of the corrupt nature of the dismissal, statements falsely characterizing the case and, most of all, indefensible orders for the career attorneys not to comply with lawful subpoenas investigating the dismissal, this month I resigned my position as a Department of Justice (DOJ) attorney.”

“Based on my firsthand experiences, I believe the dismissal of the Black Panther case was motivated by a lawless hostility toward equal enforcement of the law. Others still within the department share my assessment. The department abetted wrongdoers and abandoned law-abiding citizens victimized by the New Black Panthers. The dismissal raises serious questions about the department’s enforcement neutrality in upcoming midterm elections and the subsequent 2012 presidential election.”

“The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights has opened an investigation into the dismissal and the DOJ’s skewed enforcement priorities. Attorneys who brought the case are under subpoena to testify, but the department ordered us to ignore the subpoena, lawlessly placing us in an unacceptable legal limbo.
The assistant attorney general for civil rights, Tom Perez, has testified repeatedly that the “facts and law” did not support this case. That claim is false. If the actions in Philadelphia do not constitute voter intimidation, it is hard to imagine what would, short of an actual outbreak of violence at the polls. Let’s all hope this administration has not invited that outcome through the corrupt dismissal.

Most corrupt of all, the lawyers who ordered the dismissal – Loretta King, the Obama-appointed acting head of the Civil Rights Division, and Steve Rosenbaum – did not even read the internal Justice Department memorandums supporting the case and investigation.”

So, who is the problem here, Alamance County Sheriff Terry Johnson or Assistant Attorney General Thomas Perez?

I hope to learn more about this case in the coming weeks.

84 responses to “Alamance County NC Sheriff Terry Johnson, US Justice Dept. lawsuit, Thomas E. Perez Assistant Attorney General, 2008 voter fraud concerns, Latino bias or USDOJ retribution?

  1. William….

    I left you a message on CW,s last blog.

  2. Cabby - AZ

    William – I did, too, and also you, RMinNC.

  3. All coming to a head soon and then maybe the world will come together as a FREE planet and hopefully the folks who seem to still be in the dark on this blog will finally have an awakening though I have tried for a couple of years now……Latest BIX……

    It’s over for the banking cabal.

    Watch this video to understand the largest banking corruption scandal in history. These large banks have stolen money from every single human on the planet. Not one person was left out. Not even YOU! Now that it is exposed there is no going back. We will ALL support the “NO MORE BAILOUT” mantra…

    This one will not go away. It was not planned to go away like other “banking scandals”. This one will build and build and build until it is known by every man, woman and child on the planet. This is the exposure that will END the bad guys reign.

    I’ve said it over and over: Timing, timing, timing.

    The evil vampire banksters have been stabbed in the heart with various stakes in the past few months but this one is by far the largest. (note: the last one will be made of SILVER so be ready for it!)

    Know this: All is going as planned for the Good Guys.

    May the Road you choose be the Right Road.

    Bix Weir

  4. Thanks Cabby…your comments are always welcomed

  5. Max Keiser Goes Ballistic: Inside Story – Rigged bank rates: Is there more to come? *vid*

    Posted By: pax [Send E-Mail]
    Date: Wednesday, 4-Jul-2012 11:11:32

    From YouTube as uploaded by AlJazeeraEnglish

    In the wake of the bank rate-rigging scandal, Bob Diamond, Barclays chief executive, announced his resignation from the post with immediate effect, on Tuesday.

  6. Nigel Farage strikes again!! hehehe, LOVE THIS GUY!

  7. I changed the words a little LOL


    He took a hundred rounds of golf
    And they He said “Hey, listen”
    “I’m gonna fix this-a world today”
    “Because I know what’s missin’ ”
    Then He rolled his dirty sleeves up
    And a brand-new round began
    He created a obamacare and-a lots of racism’ for a Nation
    Whoa-oh-oh, yes he did
    With just a hundred rounds of golf
    He made my life worth dying’
    And I will hate Him every day
    For every dollar he is stealing
    And I’ll hate Him every night
    For the Lies he is telling
    And He did it all with just a hundred rounds of golf
    Yes he did, whoa-oh, yes He did
    Now can’tcha just see Him a-walkin’ ’round and ’round
    Pickin’ the golf balls uppa off the ground?
    Doin’ just what He wants to do
    To make a livin’ hell for you
    He rolled His dirty sleeves up
    And a brand-new round began
    He created a #Deficit and-a lots of unemployed men and women
    Whoa-oh-oh, yes he did
    Whoa-oh-oh, yes he did
    With just a hundred rounds of golf
    People, let me tall ya what He did
    With just a hundred rounds of golf
    Whoa-oh-oh, yes he did
    Whoa-oh-oh, yes he did

  8. bob strauss

    Georgia Obama Ballot Challenge Update: Petition for Writ of Certiorari
    Filed With United States Supreme Court


    Question #1:
    Does the right to associate force states to accept any candidate from political parties for presentation on state primary ballots when such a candidate does not meet the minimum legal qualifications for the office sought, thereby negating state election laws and state control of elections?

    Question #2:
    Are all individuals born on U.S. soil Article II “natural born citizens,” regardless of the citizenship of their parents?

    Click to access PowellSwenssonWeldenvObamaPetitionforWritofCertiorariUSSupremeCourt6-28-2012.pdf

  9. Kim Dotcom says Megaupload shutdown was Joe Biden’s idea
    Dotcom says he has insider information to prove it………..Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom, who currently stands accused by the US of copyright infringement and racketeering, told TorrentFreak that he has insider information implicating none other than Vice President of the United States Joe Biden in ordering the shutdown of Megaupload.

    Dotcom said the information from his unnamed source led his associates to search the publicly available White House visitor logs to find meetings between Biden and MPAA chief Chris Dodd, apparently a close friend of the vice president. Continues here…….

  10. bob strauss

    Obama Begging for Cash Caught on Tape
    Instead of trying to get help for the people of Colorado being ravaged by wildfires, Obama makes fundraising call. Here is what he said…

  11. A Letter To Michelle Obama

    Dear Michelle,
    On the day that your husband was elected, you said that you had never been proud of the United States until that day. For the last three and a half years, I have been observing your husband and you, and I feel that it is time I share my thoughts with you. The day your husband was elected was the first time I was ever ashamed of this country, and today I am even more ashamed.
    I was ashamed then because your husband was not elected because he was the best qualified to do the job, or because he was the most intelligent, or even because anyone really thought he could get anything worthwhile done. The reason your husband was elected, the only reason, is because of the color of his skin. Your husband was chosen by the Democratic Party to be their “token black”, and that is the shame of the American public. We deserve better than a community organizer who seems to look down on his fellow Americans while bowing to an Arab leader. We deserve a president who was thoroughly vetted by his party and the media, not someone whom the DNC now admits was never even eligible for the job. There are many other men, Black, Hispanic, of Asian descent, Native American, and even Caucasian who are many times more qualified and eligible to be the president. If he had even a shred of self respect, Barack would resign and convince Joe Biden to do so as well, so that someone with a backbone could fix the mess your husband (NOT George Bush) has made much worse.


  12. bob strauss

    Soetoro is threatened by local law enforcement, he has the Feds in his pocket. He has to sue the Sheriffs to intimidate them, he can’t just fire them, or “transfer” them, to ruin their lives.

  13. Jack Cashill:

    “Obama’s Social Security Number challenged”

    “If Barack Obama has an immediate eligibility problem, it is more likely to derive from the Social Security Number he has been using for the last 25 years than from his birth certificate.

    Ohio private investigator Susan Daniels has seen to that. On Monday, July 2, she filed suit in Geauga County (Ohio) Common Pleas Court demanding that Jon Husted, Ohio secretary of state, remove Obama’s name from the ballot until Obama can prove the validity of his Social Security Number.

    Daniels checked other databases as well to validate her findings, including the Massachusetts Department of Motor Vehicles and the IRS. Yes, Obama used the 042 number to get a driver’s license when at Harvard and as recently as on his 2009 income tax return.”

  14. BUSTED! Globe Magazine cover story identifies
    2 forgers of birth certificate!

    See Globe Magazine online now!

  15. Tuesday, July 3, 2012

    “BUSTED! Arpaio team finds man who forged Obama BC!”

    “The GLOBE is reporting in their ink and paper magazine that Arpaio’s cold case posse has tracked down the person who forged Barack Obama’s birth certificate.

    Now the posse’s lead investigator Mike Zullo tells Globe in a blockbuster exclusive his team has interviewed the “person of interest” they’re convinced pulled off the forgery.

    Now all attention is focused on the man – and his helper – who investigators are convinced forged the documents.

    Says the source, “This guy is the key to the biggest fraud in American history.”

  16. Read yesterday that Zullo/posses were trying to get suspected forger and accomplice to confess. Hopefully they have enough other stuff IF these suspects say nothing knowing that Holder will have their backs.

  17. My son got a hole in one today talk about fireworks. That was just great joy to see that. Makes you forget the criminals forcing there belief system on us

  18. Truthbetold11,
    Congratulations to your son! I can imagine how thrilling it was for you. We need those special moments of joy to balance out the bad stuff.

  19. This is a good read by my favorite author and one of the most brilliant men in America today:

    Judicial Betray
    by Thomas Sowell

    There are many speculations as to why Chief Justice Roberts did what he did, some attributing noble and far-sighted reasons, and others attributing petty and short-sighted reasons, including personal vanity. But all of that is ultimately irrelevant.

    What he did was betray his oath to be faithful to the Constitution of the United States.

    Who he betrayed were the hundreds of millions of Americans — past, present and future — whole generations in the past who have fought and died for a freedom that he has put in jeopardy, in a moment of intellectual inspiration and moral forgetfulness, 300 million Americans today whose lives are to be regimented by Washington bureaucrats, and generations yet unborn who may never know the individual freedoms that their ancestors took for granted.

    Read more:

  20. BREAKING! Detective Probes Obama SSN Mystery – Files Suit in Ohio!(Video)


  21. Chuck Missler on Obama

    Chuck starts at 25 second mark.

    “Can you tell me any grade that our current pResident has gotten in any of his schools? No
    he spends millions of dollars keeping his school records from your awareness, not just the birth certificate.

    The people who have corrupted our country are the media who have gone to such extremes to hide the truth.

    The U.S. population got an I.Q. test and failed. It was called the 2008 elections. It’s not a question of for or against him!!

    We knew nothing about him. He was sold to us by the media. Even people who are his boosters knew zero about him!! What do we know about him? He is a Muslim.

    We have the primary enemy of America is Islam. Let’s call it by a spade – it is committed to our destruction!!!

    We have put a [primary enemy of America, a Foreign & Domestic Enemy Terrorist, a Maniac Daily Serial Criminal Usurper, who is Daily Lying In Taqiyya & Tawriya Muslim Lies to push his Anti-Christian, Anti-Jesus Christ, Anti-America, Domestic Terrorist Enemy Communist] Muslim in the White House!!! By the way, I am not making this up. It’s in his own autobiography!!!

    And he has never rejected the tenants of Islam and he is now in charge of the joint chiefs of staff. I mean come on, let’s get serious, this is crazy!!!! So why are we surprised, okay?!!!!

    He has come from a “hate America background” and everything we do know about it him – very little – but what we do know about him is: he is anti-everything we stand for, and he’s in the White House!!! So why are we surprised??!!!”

    6:17: “I am beginning to suspect that the judgment of God is starting …”
    6:55: “Obama is a sworn enemy of everything I stand for, and so he’s NOT my president!!!!!!!!!!!”

    * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *

    Pastor Carl Gallups’ July 4th Sermon – TWO Kinds of Freedom (52 min)

    Published on July 4, 2012 by ppsimmons

    “America’s Ill’s Lie At the Feet of America’s Christians and America’s Churches

    Ignorant: You are ignoring the truth & the facts that are put right in front of you & that are presented right in front of you.

  22. Cabby and RMinNC,

    Thank you for your kind words.

    I don’t know why I related to my father in memory yesterday as I did, I guess I have some vivid memories of my youth forgotten and they simply came out.

    I can tell you this, when 16 and a summer entering senior year of high school, never – ever come home drinking, otherwise when you father owns 3 planes, you just might be taken up in death spirals for intentional sickness, then have to pull weeds in 100 degree temps afterwords. Trust me, you won’t make the same mistake twice around my father. 🙂

  23. Comments by gregnh:

    “Not good news from Hawaii. I had planned one full day of research and decided to pick a state library to start in and was told that “We no longer hold the microfilm copies here.” I was met with obvious disdain that was un-nerving to say the least, at at the time I was only asking for March of 1982, not 1961! I went to another library as was met with the same information and treatment.
    I think they are treating obvious mainland creatures who are researching all the same.
    I then went to the Police station to get the “Police report” and was met with even greater resistance. I was told outright, “If you can’t show a direct relationship to this person you will not get any information from the report.”
    Yet when I mentioned that all other 49 states would allow me to view not only the report but mug shots as well. He repeated himself. Then I stated “How come I read about an arrest in the news paper about an NFL player being arrested with details from the report?” “The newspapers is different.”

    So I am back on vacation.”

    “They definitely saw me coming. When I handed the information about the police report to the desk clerk under the glass she went and the this guy in plain clothes came out to talk to me……”

  24. Reality Check: President Obama and Mitt Romney Don’t Have Opposing Views On Healthcare?

  25. Romney just made a turncoat decision that could cost him the nomination

    He is backing off obamacare , in the middle of his campaign for president. If anything this confirms 1 thing , and that is he has no real intention of repealing it when elected. Had he been serious he would still be fighting this tooth and nail.

    Ron paul people need to take this information to the convention with them and convert the hardcore republicans by making them understand he is actually a fake and voting for him is voting for obamacare and future growth of government.


    Jerry Bowyer
    July 4, 2012

    “This implies something very important: No governmental official can deny the right of the people to dissolve the political bands which tie them to a tyrannical government without at the same time denying the Declaration and, by extension, the Constitution on which his own power is based. If he says, “The Declaration no longer applies; you must obey my authority no matter what.” We can rightly reply, “If the Declaration no longer applies, then the government of which you are a part no longer possesses legitimacy; which means you have no authority in the first place and therefore have no right to demand that we obey.”

    To determine whether the framers and their principles would cause us once again to break from a central political authority one must first get into the head space of the founders. Their way of thinking, though alien to modern political philosophy (and so much the worse for modern political philosophy), is clear and cogent:

    There are certain ideas which are self-evidently true. One of those ideas is that we are created without legal primacy or inferiority with regard to one another. Another idea, which is just obviously true to people whose rational faculties are operating properly, is that the rights to life and liberty and the pursuit of a prosperous life (which is what the word ‘happiness’ meant in 1776) are not alienable, that is they cannot have a lien placed on them by any other persons, not even representatives of the state.

    Not only is government denied the authority to put a lien on and repossess those rights, but it is further required to protect those rights. And in fact, the protecting of those rights is the only reason that government should exist in the first place! And not only is it necessary for government to protect these rights, but its use of power to do so is still only just if it also involves the consent of the people whose freedom and property are being protected. Further (and this is shocking, even to modern ears), when governments move from protecting those rights to injuring those rights, the people are allowed to erase the authority of the government.”

    “[…] Much of what I’ve read from grassroots conservatives in the wake of last week’s Supreme Court decision to uphold the individual mandate portion of Obamacare suggests that the government is straining to and perhaps beyond its tolerable limits.

    Some people want to banish this conversation from polite company, but doing so does not ban the conversation from occurring; it just bans polite conversationalists from adding their influence to the debate. The greatest beneficiaries of this approach are groups at the fringe who live to incite people to violence.

    No amount of banning or inciting can change the facts. 236 years ago the principles of the Declaration found that the central government had lost the right to rule and called on the people to withdraw allegiance to it. Is that the case now? Even the most ardent believer in the American experiment (and I am a very ardent one) has to acknowledge that the verdict of history is that no state remains committed to liberty forever, which means that such a time will come again. The question is whether we are there now. Tell me what you think, and then I’ll tell you what I think.”

    Continue To Read This Article Here:

  27. William………………OT
    Better still really tight spiral in a Boeing-Stearman PT7. I absolutely LOVE that old bird! My next LOVE is the little, very forgiving, Piper J-3. First bird I flew by myself. Lift off at 65MPH, and land at 55MPH. Really great little bird. I was just 16 when I finished 8hours of dual inst. When my insructor Robert Johnson felt that I could get the plane up and get it back down in one piece, he landed and said now you take it around once or twice. I didn’t let him down. But I had been setting pins at a local bowling alley after school to get the money for the dual inst. In the interim I started dating females……….my pilotage aspirations went out the window as my money dissappeared,on dates. But I was hooked on females. I believe that even today I could still preflight,and get such a little bird airborn and get it safely back down. I have never forgotten my understanding of such aircraft. But at the same time I must admit that I am really more of a HANGAR PILOT than PEANUTS…..after all he shot down the RED BARON!……..(in the cartoon).
    As for pulling weeds ..I was often handed a scythe and told that all of the weeds in a given area needed to be cut to less that 6″ high. The area was usually about a half acre. Do you think that a kid from today could return to yesterday, and either PULL, or SCYTHE weeds for any length of time.? Neither was a very exciting job. I was often given the chore of cleaning out the cow dung from trhe milkroom floor after the cow milking was completed. Once again not a very exciting job. At combining time I often got the job of scooping sowbeans by hand. Not very exciting either. These are just a few examples there was a LOT more.

  28. Seaque…………..Re: 9:50 AM

    You are not alone in the gut feeling you have regarding Romney. But HE TOO can be made into a ONE TERM POTUS. How many terms did he get in Massachussetts…….and WHAT HAPPENED WITH ROMNEYCARE? ………..BLOWHARD!!!!!!!!!


  30. There is only a couple of females who are qualified literally, and otherwise to be VP,insofar as the Republican Party is concerned. One is from Alaska,and the other dropped out of the POTUS race early on. But I personally do not think that either would be chosen by Romney as a running mate. If Romney has a short list I would hope that Governor Walker,and/or Allen West would be on it. Both have a LOT to offer.


    Why did Barack Obama allow Terry Larkin to go to jail when all he had to do was show him ( the rest of OUR military who bravely defend us and ask so little in return for their service) his birth certificate?

  32. Good Morning All and I apologize, it’s Terry Lakin…


    By Ron Johnson, Special to CNN
    updated 5:59 AM EDT, Mon April 30, 2012


    “Sen. Ron Johnson notes it’s been three years since the Senate passed a budgetHe says the president and Sen. Harry Reid are using the budget for political endsJohnson: Democrats are unserious about passing a budgetThe American people want the economy moving again, Johnson says

    Editor’s note: U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wisconsin, is a member of the Senate Budget Committee.”

    “(CNN) — The U.S. government is the largest financial entity in the world. Nothing else comes close.

    On Sunday, April 29, it will be exactly three years since the U.S. Senate passed a budget.

    If you own or work for a small business that has a loan from a bank, I’m quite sure your business has a budget — and a rather detailed budget at that. Every year around tax time, many American families sit down to fill out tax forms, estimate their income, and set spending priorities for the upcoming year. It’s the responsible thing to do.

    And yet, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid appears to believe it is not necessary for the Senate to fulfill its legal responsibility by debating and passing a budget to account for $3.8 trillion in federal spending next fiscal year, $15.6 trillion of debt and, according to figures produced by the Senate Budget Committee Republican staff, more than $65 trillion in additional unfunded liabilities.

    To provide some perspective to these incomprehensible numbers, the total net private asset base — that is, the net value of all household assets, small business assets, and large business assets — of the United States is $82 trillion, according to figures from the Federal Reserve Flow of Funds Account from March 8, 2012.

    Even worse, [The Maniac Daily Serial Criminal Soebakrah-Soetoro aka “Barack Obama”] and his [100% criminally seized, 100% usurped, 100% illegal] administration seem to view budgeting as just one more political maneuver. His efforts have been so completely unserious that the President’s 2012 budget was rejected by a vote of 97-0 in the Senate. And three weeks ago, when Rep. Mick Mulvaney, R-South Carolina, sponsored a budget proposal based on Obama’s 2013 budget plan, it lost in the House by a vote of 414-0.

    “Rep. Ryan: Obama threatened by my budget
    Sen. Marco Rubio on Paul Ryan’s budget”

    “That’s right, not a single member of Congress cast a vote in favor of Obama’s last two budgets. That is a stunning repudiation of his leadership. What it really represents is a total abdication of leadership.

    Democrats in the Senate have all the votes they need to pass a real budget and show the American people their plan for today and the future.

    But they refuse, because they don’t want to be held accountable!!! They would rather cut backroom deals that hide the details of their plans, and then take political pot shots at Republicans who have had the courage to produce and vote for a serious budget.

    Democrats claim that last year’s Budget Control Act is an adequate substitute for a real budget because it “deems” spending caps. Obviously, it is not. It is only half the equation. It includes no plan for saving Social Security or Medicare, for reforming taxes, or for ever living within our means. But it does prove that Washington is certainly good at making sure [unsustainable and insane] spending continues!!!

    Business owners and consumers all over America are watching Washington, shaking their heads in disgust, and holding on to their wallets. These are the people we need to get our economy moving again, but these are the very people that are under assault by Obama and his policies.

    The Obama administration’s agencies are regulating business to death, limiting the use of America’s domestic energy resources, threatening to punish success by increasing tax burdens, and providing no credible plan for reining in our debt and deficit. As self-defeating as all of these policies have been, not having a credible long-term budget plan might prove to be the most harmful.

    For the 30 years from 1970 through 1999, the average borrowing cost of the U.S. government was 5.3%, according to an analysis made by my staff of figures from the Office of Management and Budget. During that period, the ratio of our debt to our Gross Domestic Product (GDP) averaged 47% and never exceeded 67%. We were a far more creditworthy nation back then than we are today.

    Now our debt-to-GDP ratio exceeds 100%, and over the last three years, America’s borrowing cost has been kept at an artificially low rate of 1.5%. How long can that last? Nobody knows.

    What we do know is that if our borrowing costs were to revert to the 1970-through-1999 average of 5.3%, America’s annual interest expense would increase by $600 billion — an amount that equals 50% of discretionary spending.

    Out of our $3.8 trillion annual budget, only $1.3 trillion is discretionary spending subject to appropriation and some level of control. Everything else, roughly $2.5 trillion, is mandatory and entitlement spending that is on automatic pilot — with no requirement to ensure financial solvency of these programs.

    This is unsustainable. Increased interest expense resulting from higher rates, the true cost of Obamacare, and reduced revenues from slower economic growth caused by uncertainty and lack of confidence, all significantly raise the risk of dramatically higher debt and deficits. Employer surveys by McKinsey, as well as analysis by former Congressional Budget Office Director Holtz-Eakin, show that far more Americans will lose employer-provided care than CBO estimates. Additionally, Congress is unlikely to implement the hundreds of billions in Medicare cuts that are called for in the pResident’s health care law”

    Continued Here:

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    Michael F. Cannon

    “This ruling has created two enormous problems for American democracy and the rule of law.

    First, Roberts’ flip-flop means the Supreme Court just upheld a law that Congress did not pass and never would have passed.

    If Congress had called the mandate a tax, the law never would have reached the president’s desk.

    Second, the Supreme Court just told Congress it is okay to lie to the people in order to get a bill passed.”

  34. Gordo…………Re; 9:38 AM
    Did you really expect any co-operation from those who are already committed to having supported, and aided a CRIMINAL? In Hawaii the only way that anyone will ever be forced to talk will be resultant of a few months of vacation in the slammer, and placed in such confinement with the general population of the prison used. The perpetrators need a REALLY GOOD TASTE of prison life. This includes Mr. Schatt the (crapper scribe) who reworded the COE document from Hawaii.

  35. Starla………….
    Reid is a COMPLETE NITWIT. You noly need to hear him talk to confirm this fact. Yet he wae RE ELECTED, by Nevada NITWITS. I have a GUT FEELING that all of that is going to change RADICALLY in about 130 days. If we can take back the Senate Reid’s stature will diminish radically.

  36. TYPO noly = ONLY sorry.

  37. BYE BYE ALL Godbless!

  38. Drudge has picked up the fake Social Security # lawsuit filed
    by Susan Daniels! Spread link far and wide on your Facebook
    page. He also continues to link to Alex Jones…keep sending
    Drudge tips on the birth certificate stories…and a note of thanks.
    The Globe is hitting supermarkets right now with the forger on
    the cover, but covered up by a jacket….

  39. Happy Independence Day, 2012!!!

    WARNING FROM A SPECIAL OPS LT. GEN. BOYKIN: ‘The things done in every Marxist insurgency are being done in America today’

    Watch his URGENT & EXTREMELY IMPORTANT holiday message to America:




    By Drew Zahn

    “Boykin laid out a step-by-step plan he says is the model of how Fidel Castro instituted Marxism in Cuba, Mao Zedong in China, Stalin in Russia and Hugo Chavez in Venzeula:

    1. Nationalize major sectors of the economy
    2. Redistribute wealth
    3. Discredit opposition
    4. Censors opposing viewpoints
    5. Control gun ownership
    6. Develop a constabulary force to control civilian population

    Boykin then illustrates how each of these steps have begun to materialize in the U.S.: From a form of “nationalization” through government bailouts, to “hate crime” legislation aimed at silencing the pulpits, to the federal government labeling tea partiers and veterans returning from overseas as potential domestic terrorists, to efforts underway to get the U.S. on board with a United Nations small arms treaty, which would regulate private gun ownership.

    Boykin takes particular aim at Obama’s Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, which he says federal administrators have already admitted is a wealth-redistribution plan (step No. 2) and he says includes within its 1,000 pages plans for national security forces at the president’s disposal, akin to national police forces socialist tyrants like Adolf Hitler used to complete their revolutions.

    Specifically, Boykin alluded to a speech Obama made four years ago today, in Colorado Springs, Colo., on July 2, 2008, in which he pledged to establish a “civilian national security force that’s just as powerful, just as strong, just as well-funded [as the U.S. military].”

    Video of Obama’s speech can be seen below:

    Obama’s Civilian Army

    Marxism in America – Lt. Gen. Ret. W. G. Jerry Boykin Video

    Please See The Entire Article Here:

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    Thomas Sowell
    July 04, 2012

    “[…] How far do you bend over backwards to avoid the obvious, that ObamaCare was an unprecedented extension of federal power over the lives of 300 million Americans today and of generations yet unborn?

    These are the people that Chief Justice Roberts betrayed when he declared constitutional something that is nowhere authorized in the Constitution of the United States.

    John Roberts is no doubt a brainy man, and that seems to carry a lot of weight among the intelligentsia — despite glaring lessons from history, showing very brainy men creating everything from absurdities to catastrophes. Few of the great tragedies of history were created by the village idiot, and many by the village genius.”


    ===> What he did was betray his oath to be faithful to the Constitution of the United States. Who he betrayed were the hundreds of millions of Americans — past, present and future — whole generations in the past who have fought and died for a freedom that he has put in jeopardy, in a moment of intellectual inspiration and moral forgetfulness, 300 million Americans today whose lives are to be regimented by Washington bureaucrats, and generations yet unborn who may never know the individual freedoms that their ancestors took for granted. But what does the Bill of Rights seek to protect the ordinary citizen from? The government! To defer to those who expand government power beyond its constitutional limits is to betray those whose freedom depends on the Bill of Rights. <===

    Similar reasoning was used back in the 1970s to justify the Federal Reserve's inflationary policies. Otherwise, it was said, Congress would destroy the Fed's independence, as it can also change the courts' jurisdiction."

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  40. Bessie……………
    Many of certain civil veterans organisations are working very hard to force a complete expunging of the KANGAROO conviction of Lakin. But until we regain control of the Federal court system we can do little to force the issue. You can rest assurred that the foundation,and framework is completed, and the rest will be completed after we have regained control over the TYRANT judges. It is our intent to force Lakin’s complete exhoneration, and hopefully to bring ALL parties involved in his conviction (including MMMMSSSS. Lind) who was the SNOT NOSED little JUDGE to face REAL JUDGEMENT.

  41. Starla…………..Re 11:59 AM

    There is one variable in America that did not exist in Cuba which permitted Castro to take over without much effort. In America we have a RETIRED Army which is fully experienced, and still quite well armed,,,,contrary to Soetoro’s notions. In addition we have a number of militias that are also made up of veterans. In short his Civilian Army of Chicago type GOONS will quickly find themselves outflanked and severly injured if they try to make war against EXPERIENCED warriors. I am CERTAIN that if the situation goes from PUSH to SHOVE you will see the GOON ARMY surrender very quickly. Only the IDIOTS will try to FIGHT experienced infantrymen. and they will receive their JUST DUE!

  42. bob strauss

    oldsalt79 | July 5, 2012 at 11:47 am |

    Reid is a COMPLETE NITWIT. You noly need to hear him talk to confirm this fact. Yet he wae RE ELECTED, by Nevada NITWITS. I have a GUT FEELING that all of that is going to change RADICALLY in about 130 days. If we can take back the Senate Reid’s stature will diminish radically.
    In defense of many Nevadans, Reid is hated in NV by all, except people with their hand out, and aside from rigging electronic voting machines, Reid was re elected by Hispanics in Clark County NV, which is Las Vegas. Casinos are loaded with Hispanic workers, and they were all instructed to vote for “The Undertaker” Harry.

    Reid is a fixture in NV, even the Republican Mayor of Reno indorsed Reid against the GOP candidate Sharon Angle, and said NV would lose it’s influence in DC unless he was re elected. That’s politics I guess.


    “The Church Must Rise Up” by Lt.Gen. (Ret.) W.G. Jerry Boykin

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    The Basics of Shariah Law: Lt. Gen. (Ret.) W.G. Jerry Boykin Video.mp4

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    “Islam, Sharia Law & Chrislam” – Gen. Jeremy Boykin – Islam – Oak Initiative April 2011

  44. Mr. Bill(ms. helga)

    Am I missing something? As Oldsalt says “What’s up is down and what’s down is up”. Now let me get this straight – We have a President who became so because NO ONE could prove he wasn’t INELIGIBLE instead of “We have a President because because he proved he was eligible.”
    Is there something wrong with this logic? It is almost the old “Chicken or egg first riddle.

  45. ………..unlike the people of Cuba,and Venezuela we even have the technological capability to manufacture military types of weapons underground if need be. We are NOT a SOCIETY OF NUMBSKULLS. The people of Germany had NO RESOURCES,Hitler saw to that early on. There are plenty of people in the US who in spite of Soetoro,and his GOON SQUADS will still have billions of dollars in financial assets, which they will utilise to defeat any attempt to take the US into a Marxist state. This is all the same sort of a LIBERAL LEFT MARXIST SOCIALIST type of PIPE DREAM OF A UTOPIA in which everything is FREE OF CHARGE, and everyone will live happily ever after. But they need your financial resources to accomplish it all. Most of us know exactly how to keep that from happening!

  46. bob strauss

    oldsalt79 | July 5, 2012 at 12:00 pm |
    It is our intent to force Lakin’s complete exhoneration, and hopefully to bring ALL parties involved in his conviction (including MMMMSSSS. Lind) who was the SNOT NOSED little JUDGE to face REAL JUDGEMENT
    oldsalt79, Wasn’t Lind the one that said Obama would be embarrassed by the information if his true identity was known?

  47. Mr.Bill……………
    It ISN’T because nobody could prove the INELIGIBILITY, it is because we have 123 CORRUPT Federal Court Judges. I believe that there is far more evidence than necessary already in hand that would cause any honest law enforcement officer,or organisation to have PROBABLE CAUSE which would be enough for any HONEST JUDGE to issue wire tap orders,surveillance, and/or subpoenas which would PROBABLY lead to arrests,subsequent prosecution, and probable conviction. All that is needed is ONE HONEST FEDERAL JUDGE who has had enough of Soetoro’s bullshi#, and wants to get right with the American people once again.

  48. bob strauss

    A new study funded by the Department of Homeland Security characterizes Americans who are “suspicious of centralized federal authority,” and “reverent of individual liberty” as “extreme right-wing” terrorists.

  49. coldwarvet2

    I agree with your assessment of Roberts decision in your previous post. Well written and well thought out.
    I too believe he has planted a bomb in the DNC. There is no good way that they will be able to dance around this. It takes the center stage away from bo and puts the focus back where it should be.

  50. Bob Strauss……………
    I am not privvy to the exact words used by MMMMSSSS. Lind, but it was,and still is PLAIN to see that she was following ORDERS. She is NOT even a QUALIFIED JUDGE. I am under the impression that she used a wording that implied that to hear evidence could cause embarrassment to the Commander in Chief. Why in hells name would anybody, especially a judge make such a statement on the record. That alone says it is nothing more than a KANGAROO court. No Federal judge who was in his/her right mind would have ever made such a statement especially in a courtroom. This tells volumes about MMMMSSSS. Lind. But she is an OFFICER and bound by the same sworn oath to uphold the Constitution of the Uniteds States. She can be arrested,prosecuted, and imprisoned,for failing to carry out the mandate of the oath that she swore allegiance to as a commissioned officer. Further she could face many years in prison simply because she VOLUNTARILY CHOSE to follow the illegal orders from above which was to “execute an ILLEGAL prosecution of Lakin.”


    By Pete Kasperowicz – 07/02/12 09:11 AM ET

    “Rep. Ben Quayle (R-Ariz.) has proposed fighting back against the Supreme Court’s healthcare decision by amending the Constitution so that no law can be considered a tax unless Congress designates it as a tax.

    Conservatives were left confused and angry by the court’s decision to hold that the 2010 law’s requirement to buy health insurance, backed by penalties, could be seen as consistent with the Constitution if viewed as a tax.

    That decision prompted Republicans to argue that the law itself clearly identifies the monetary fine as a penalty for failing to buy insurance, and to note that President Obama also repeatedly stressed that this penalty is not a new tax.

    “The president stated clearly, and on multiple occasions, that the individual mandate was not a tax as he sold it to Congress and the American people,” Quayle said. “However, he was more than happy to see the Supreme Court uphold the law on the basis that it is, in fact, a tax.

    “My amendment requires that all taxes levied by Congress be labeled honestly and openly as taxes during the legislative process,” Quayle added. “The American people deserve to know the full implications and consequences of legislation passed by Congress.”

    ====> Quayle’s amendment, H.J.Res. 114, would hold simply that, “No provision of law shall be construed as having been made in execution of the power of Congress to lay and collect taxes unless such law has been designated by Congress as a tax.” <====


    "Both Thursday and Friday evening, Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) took to the floor to highlight what he said were inconsistencies with Chief Justice John Roberts's decision to side with liberal judges that the individual mandate could essentially be seen as a constitutional tax on people who choose to go without healthcare.

    Gohmert noted, for example, that the court had to first decide whether it could take up the case at all under the Anti-Injunction Act. That act says the Supreme Court has no jurisdiction over tax cases until the tax in question has been assessed, and in this case, the penalty for not buying health insurance will not kick in until 2014.

    But here, the court found that the penalty is not a tax. Roberts wrote: "The Affordable Care Act does not require that the penalty for failing to comply with the individual mandate be treated as a tax for purposes of the Anti-Injunction Act. The Anti-Injunction Act therefore does not apply to this suit, and we may proceed to the merits."

    Gohmert said that this shows Roberts was not inclined to treat the penalty as a tax for this part of the decision. But later, after deciding that the individual mandate cannot be seen as constitutional under Commerce Clause powers, Roberts decided the penalty can be viewed as a tax, the key decision that allowed the individual mandate to stand.

    Roberts wrote: "The Affordable Care Act's requirement that certain individuals pay a financial penalty for not obtaining health insurance may reasonably be characterized as a 'tax.' "

    Regardless of the apparent inconsistency identified by Gohmert, House Republicans have said the court's ruling means the only way to eliminate the healthcare law is to repeal it.

    Republicans have scheduled a July 11 vote to repeal the law, and have framed the ruling as a reason to vote against Obama this November."

    See The Entire Article Here: 47-republican-proposes-constitutional-amendment-to-fight-healthcare-ruling

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    By Elise Viebeck – 07/03/12 05:00 AM ET

    "At least 15 governors have indicated they will not participate in the expansion of Medicaid under the healthcare law, striking a blow to President Obama’s promise of broader insurance coverage.


    "Seven states with Republican governors have given a flat “no” to the Medicaid expansion since the Supreme Court ruling, according to reports and press statements (see list below).

    States that will decline to participate include Florida, where Gov. Rick Scott (R) turned his opposition to the law into a political career, and Louisiana, where Gov. Bobby Jindal (R) has vowed to help elect Mitt Romney as president in order to repeal it.

    Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) “has no interest in fast-tracking any portion of this bankrupting and overreaching legislation,” spokeswoman Lucy Nashed said in a statement Monday. “We will continue to call for the full repeal of the bill.”

    Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell (R), considered a contender to be Romney’s vice-presidential nominee, said his focus is on November.

    “The only way to stop Barack Obama’s budget-busting healthcare takeover is by electing a new president,” McDonnell said in a statement following the court’s decision.


    Chief Justice John Roberts strongly criticized that approach in his opinion for the majority.

    “The financial ‘inducement’ Congress has chosen is much more than ‘relatively mild encouragement’ ” to expand Medicaid, Roberts wrote. “It is a gun to the head.”

    Past estimates have found that, as designed, the law’s expansion would have provided healthcare access to an additional 17 million low-income Americans."


    "He said the law’s coverage expansion would be significantly undercut if a large number of states opt out.

    “There may be significant gaps that open up, and that would be unfortunate,” he said, noting that more than half of the coverage expansion was set to come through Medicaid."

    Read The Entire Article Here:

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    Katie Pavlich
    News Editor, Townhall
    June 29, 2012 11:28 AM EST

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  52. Cabby - AZ

    oldsalt79 | July 5, 2012 at 1:00 pm |
    All that is needed is ONE HONEST FEDERAL JUDGE who has had enough of Soetoro’s bullshi#, and wants to get right with the American people once again.
    Amen to that! May God move in that direction. We have perhaps just seen last week how much control and influence the Usurper has over the court system. It doesn’t have to necessarily be direct control; just the atmosphere he has created via the media has become strong enough to sway individuals (threats or fear of threats).

    BTW, I’m sorry to have not answered your query re. Bach’s cantatas. Yes, I am familiar with his “Sheep May Safely Graze” and am very fond of his works. Being a classically trained pianist and choosy about the music I enjoy listening to, I love all of the classical composers. If I had to choose with respect to them, my favorites are Beethoven and Rachmaninoff, with Debussy a close third.

  53. Many of us who belong to various Veteran organisations, are COMMITTED to following through against the ILLEGAL prosecution of Terry Lakin. It may take awhile but God willing we WILL find a way to clear his name and to bring the BASTARDS to justice who TWISTED THE LAWS, and PERVERTED MILITARY LAW to get even with LAKIN. We will win in the end, but at present we don’t know when the end will be in sight. It WILL happen though, one way or the other. The bastards are GOING DOWN. They will live watching their flanks, no matter where they are,or what they are doing, either at home or at work, for 24 hours each day, of every year. We will keep them reminded of that fact

  54. coldwarvet2

    All of what you are saying regarding the Lakin trial/debacle is essentially true but where would the implementation of investigatory require ment come from?
    It It brings to mind an element that I believe has been missing from all these sham trials, that being the background of some of these persons “officiating”. It would seem, especially on a lower level judge such as this, that there would be some sort of paper trail that would be easier to reveal than that of some of the higher paid judges that have been around a while. Even if you or I do not have the ability or the authority to examine these people, there are those that do. i.e…were there any recent offshore accounts opened in the individual’s name?…a relative?…opened by whom?…these are just a couple of quetions that come to mind. Threats, on the other hand, are much more difficult to find and/or prove. Which would it take to manipulate the desired individual?

  55. CabbyAZ………….
    I have a tendency toward Puccini, Wagner, and Grieg. I also like the work of Richard Strauss.

  56. bob strauss

    coldwarvet2 | July 5, 2012 at 1:11 pm |
    True to their nature, the democrats have raised taxes on the American people by $500 Billion, and got caught lying about it not being a tax. Worst of all, it shows how stupid they believe the Citizens to be, and they have been exposed.

    As I recall, not a single Republican voted for this tax when it was voted on in the House of Reps, and the vote in the Senate was all dems, some bribed to comply, and one or two idiot GOP senators from the east coast.

  57. Cabby - AZ

    Based on the good articles you have posted, I am concluding more and more that regardless of what Roberts’ intentions were, he bungled his decision. Was it on purpose? Perhaps, we will never know until this all plays out.

    However, the inconsistencies are glaring. For example, why did he conclude that it was not a tax for purposes of the Anti-Injunction Act and then turn around and declare it a tax to allow the individual mandate to stand? Unsound! Puzzling!

    The aspect that bothers me and hardly anyone talks about is this: How can a tax levied by the individual mandate be the basis for approving the bill when the REASON for the tax, i.e., mandatory insurance coverage, is in violation of the Commerce Clause? His side, the five, rejected the mandate as unconstitutional under the Commerce Clause. Then they turn around and approve the “tax” on it. Strange indeed. Will someone clue me in, please?

  58. Cabby - AZ

    The above points in my previous post indicate to me that his decision was made near the end of the deliberative process – very near. So near that he didn’t have time or the desire to go back and fix those inconsistencies.

    OT, but the same thing happens so often when Congress enacts tax legislation. It was such a shock to me when I first started in public accounting many years ago to see how Congress was constantly issuing what were termed “Technical Corrections” bills. Those were simply to correct the glaring inconsistencies between recently passed legislation and prior, existing law. It was amazing.

    That action revealed then the reason for such complexity in the tax law today. It is a hodge-podge of Congress’ doings. Bills pass, and then there has always been the need to make corrections. The problem is, that over time, Congress corrects some of those contradictions or loopholes but fails to address others. So here we are today……..

    It is amusing and disgusting to hear the legislators say that we need to fix the tax law and make it simpler. What they are complaining about is the result of their own ineptness, sorry to say.

  59. bob strauss

    coldwarvet2 | July 5, 2012 at 1:39 pm |
    Threats, on the other hand, are much more difficult to find and/or prove. Which would it take to manipulate the desired individual?
    Bottom line is, don’t cross the usurper or your life will be made miserable.

  60. Cabby - AZ

    oldsalt79 | July 5, 2012 at 1:39 pm |
    Ditto on all of those masters!!

    Your mentioning Puccini reminds me of the first opera my uncle took me to. It was La Boheme by the Met, which came to Cleveland, OH once a year.
    It was simply thrilling, and today it remains my favorite one. It featured Jan Pearce, tenor, and Licia Albanese, soprano. Chills go up my back just relating it.

  61. Thanks Old Salt….I hope so.


    By Pete Kasperowicz – 07/02/12 11:52 AM ET

    “After blasting the Senate last week for passing a 600-page bill no one had time to read, Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) introduced legislation that would force the Senate to give its members one day to read bills for every 20 pages they contain.

    “For goodness sakes, this is a 600-page bill. I got it this morning,” Paul said Friday, just before the Senate approved a massive bill extending highway funding, federal flood insurance and low student loans rates.

    ===> “Not one member of the Senate will read this bill before we vote on it,” he added. Paul also introduced related legislation Friday, S. 3359, that would prohibit the inclusion of more than one subject in a single bill. The highway-flood-student loan bill came up just one day before authorization for highway spending was set to expire, and two days before the interest rate on loans was set to double to 6.8 percent. But Paul said that is no excuse for rushing a bill to the floor without giving senators a chance to learn what’s in it. He also noted that Senate rules require bills to be held for 48 hours before they receive a vote so members can read them, but said the Senate FAILED to follow even that minimal rule.

    "At the very least, we ought to adhere to our own rules," he said. "Forty-eight hours is still a challenge to find out everything in here."

    The Senate voted 72-22 to waive the rule requiring a 48-hour layover, after Sen. Jon Kyl (R-Ariz.) and other Republicans raised a point of order against the bill because it came up too quickly."


    "I passed two senators in the hall going back to their office, still trying to get out something that's been written in this bill that affects their states that they found out minutes ago," Paul said Friday morning. "Had they not found out about it, nobody would have known about it."

    The highway bill, H.R. 4348, was ultimately passed 74-19 in the Senate, and was approved 373-52 in the House — all "no" votes in the House came from Republicans.

    While the bill officially ended the debate on highway funding, flood insurance and student loans, Congress acted too late to have the measure signed into law by pResident Obama over the weekend.

    Instead, both the House and Senate approved a bill extending the highway and student loan rate for one week, because several days are needed to prepare the bill for the president's signature."
    Read The Article Here:

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    By Dustin Siggins
    July 4, 2012

    "Last week, Congress passed a flawed transportation/flood insurance/student loan bill that became law soon thereafter. The bill’s issues, which I outlined at the above link, include the following:

    The conference report combined three unrelated bills into one, a too-common practice on Capitol Hill to offset costs and garner votes by putting “must-pass” legislation around bills of lower priority. TARP and the PPACA are examples of bills that followed this pattern.Further student loan subsidization is a bad thing for college costs and quality. The lower rate was put into place as a “temporary” policy in 2007, but like many so-called temporary measures it has now been extended. Apparently elections are more important than the quality of higher education in Washington – a shocking concept, I know. Procedurally, the legislation was passed with a waiver so Members didn’t have to stay in Washington until Saturday. While I’m usually all in favor of Congress leaving town, it’s yet another small indication of where priorities are for many Members – on their own agendas, not on the promises of transparency or putting their constituents first.As Heritage notes, it simply spends too much.

    Fortunately, the taxpayers may actually benefit in the long run from this bill.

    Yesterday, The Hill reported that Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) introduced two important, and long overdue, bills that coincidentally address two of the issues I tackled above:

    After blasting the Senate last week for passing a 600-PAGE BILL NO ONE HAD TIME TO READ, Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) introduced legislation that would force the Senate to give its members one day to read bills for every 20 pages they contain.

    “For goodness sakes, this is a 600-page bill. I got it this morning,” Paul said Friday, just before the Senate approved a massive bill extending highway funding, federal flood insurance and low student loans rates.

    “Not one member of the Senate will read this bill before we vote on it,” he added.

    Paul also introduced related legislation Friday, S. 3359, that would prohibit the inclusion of more than one subject in a single bill.

    Of course, these reforms should have never been up for debate in the first place – having time to read something fully before supporting it and letting ideas succeed or fail on their own merits are basic norms everywhere but in Washington. Let’s hope Paul is successful in his effort, and that conservatives everywhere back him to the hilt. Our country is about to fall off a fiscal cliff, but if these measures are put into place perhaps we can slow the drop long enough to get our footing again."

    [Originally posted at]

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  63. bob strauss

    From Prison Planet.
    Manufacturing A President with Journalist Wayne Madsen

  64. coldwarvet2

    bob strauss
    I believe it will be necessary to cast the DNC in a bad enough light as to totally undermine it ‘s credibility. People, regardless of their party affiliation, really detest being lied to.
    Bottom line is that politics , whether legitimate or of the steath type, is all about pursuasion. The operative methods of the DNC we see now, which has been the DNC all along, is in an all or nothing scenario, as they were emboldened just enough in the last election cycle to move even more to the left in their stealth mode, to that of out and out criminality, more along the lines of Stalinism.. There is so much money moving about these days it is virtually impossible to track. This is by design. Hell, even the Repubs have gotten in on the action. Carreers are on the line and the bottom line has become votes. Both candidates are nothing more than marionettes, dangled before the public to pull attention away from the real machinations which I believe to be far more sinister in nature.

  65. Cabby – AZ | July 5, 2012 at 2:10 pm | oldsalt79 | July 5, 2012 at 1:39 pm |
    Ditto on all of those masters!!

    Your mentioning Puccini reminds me of the first opera my uncle took me to. It was La Boheme by the Met, which came to Cleveland, OH once a year.
    It was simply thrilling, and today it remains my favorite one. It featured Jan Pearce, tenor, and Licia Albanese, soprano. Chills go up my back just relating it.

    Cabby, I wholeheartedly agree re: La Boheme!

  66. bob strauss

    Closing in on the usurpers frauds.

    Obama’s Social Security Number challenged

  67. bob strauss | July 5, 2012 at 1:07 pm |

    A new study funded by the Department of Homeland Security characterizes Americans who are “suspicious of centralized federal authority,” and “reverent of individual liberty” as “extreme right-wing” terrorists.

    I read the HLS report some years ago that said that pro-lifers and returning military vets were security risks as well. So, I guess Obama has declared war against his own country?… well, not really because America has never been his own country. It’s still mine though. God bless her.

    Just wondering how far we will allow ourselves to be pushed.(Betcha he’s wondering that too). Is he trying to provoke us? Is he trying to shove us in a corner and submit? What’s his game? What if some Joe Six-pack says “Hell No!… No more!”, is he going to take him out and make an example of him?

    That remains to be seen.

    The MSM has sadly reduced our beloved men, our fathers, brothers, sons, grandsons to second class citizens (not enlightened). It sickened me that June was declared “Gay Pride Month”, and that the week of Fathers Day was “Gay Pride Week” and so much of the MSM celebrated children with two fathers.

    I normally don’t give any thought to the gay movement. But I guess they’re so hungry for attention this year that they decided to get in my face. Enough is enough!

    Back off.

  68. Yes, Bob, the SSN made it to Drudge….even if it’s towards the bottom of page. Suppose an awful lot of people besides myself tried to make Drudge aware of it.

    and….Trump: Obama will start Iran war to win election as well on Drudge.

  69. Cabby - AZ

    SueQ | July 5, 2012 at 2:41 pm |
    Agree completely! “Back off”. The militancy has become overwhelming.


    By Pete Kasperowicz – 07/02/12 01:25 PM ET

    “The House as early as next week will pass legislation prohibiting the IRS from receiving any money from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to implement the 2010 healthcare reform law.

    Passage of the financial services spending bill is especially timely in light of last week’s Supreme Court ruling that penalties the government can impose under the law against people who refuse to buy health insurance can be seen as a “tax”, because it is [100% illegally and 100% unconstitutionally] enforced like a “tax”.

    That finding allowed the individual mandate to stand, and Republicans have already started reorienting their attacks against the law based on the knowledge that it only remains in place because it is an allowable tax.

    While the Obama administration requested another $1 billion so the IRS can implement the healthcare law, the bill, H.R. 6020, does not give any new money to the IRS.

    Additionally, it “prohibits the IRS from receiving transfers from the Department of Health and Human Services to implement the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act,” according to report language accompanying the bill from the House Appropriations Committee.

    The report notes that in 2010, HHS allocated $20 million to the IRS for enforcing the healthcare law “without the Committee’s knowledge.” It also notes that the IRS received $168 million from HHS to implement the law in 2011 [100% illegally as the legality and the constitutionality of it was being litigated in the Supreme Court], and plans to get another [100% illegal] $322 million from HHS in 2012.

    “The Committee prohibits further such transfers during fiscal year 2013 in section 106 of this Act,” the report states.”


    “The bill would also take a swing at the General Services Administration (GSA), which faced harsh criticism this year for a lavish, 2010 conference in which more than $800,000 was spent. Under the bill, the GSA would face more oversight related to its travel budget, and would be banned from holding conferences that don’t comply with relevant laws and regulations.

    The GSA would also have to submit quarterly spending reports to Congress, and face restrictions in monetary awards it gives to employees.”

    See The Article Here:

    A Comment Under This Article:

    “To date, the sneaking of $188 MILLION to the IRS in “unauthorized” expenditures from Congress is yet another example of OBAMA & CO’S lawlessness and deceptive modes.

    Has OBAMA won the distinction of having the highest numbers White House STAFF? Why are so many assistants needed?”

    My answer: “Obama’s” goal is to intentionally work to do everything he can do to destroy and overthrow the USA by bankrupting the USA economy, which will overthrow the USA sovereignty!! This is only one of his domestic terrorist attacks of war that “Obama” is waging against the USA American People and the USA government from inside of the USA government. SoebarkahSoetoro aka “Obama’s” central goal is to destroy and overthrow our existing Constitutional Republic form of government and set up his totalitarian dictator Communist and Sunni Islamist Muslim Brotherhood totalitarian dictatorship one world government caliphate, globalist new world order in place of our USA Constitutional Republic form of government!

    Immediately Arrest this 100% Completely Lawless Madman, 100% Maniac, 100% Daily Law-Breaking, 100% Daily Serial Criminal, 100% Domestic Enemy Terrorist Usurper who is a 100% Enemy Combatant of Coup d’etat War who is waging war against the USA to intentionally destroy and overthrow the USA!! Immediately Arrest the Serial Criminal Soebarkah-Soetoro aka ‘Obama’ and the Serial Criminal Eric Holder, as a starting point to attempt to save the USA from being overthrown by the flock of serial criminal who are working in our federal government!!
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    By Daniel Strauss – 07/03/12 01:22 PM ET

    “The chairman of the House Judiciary Committee is demanding to know how federal officials will prevent fraud under pResident Obama’s new deportation policy.

    Under the directive, the Department of Homeland Security will stop deporting young illegal immigrants who were brought to the United States as children, provided they meet certain criteria. An estimated 800,000 immigrants won’t be deported under the policy.

    Judiciary Chairman Rep. Lamar Smith (R-Texas.) sent a letter Tuesday to John Morton, the director of United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement, ripping the policy as an “amnesty plan” that will “encourage massive amounts of fraud.”

    “It is your duty as Director of ICE to make every possible effort to ensure fraud is not perpetuated within the immigration system,” Smith wrote. “The administration’s policy is an incentive for any illegal immigrant to perpetuate fraud in our immigration system simply in hopes of receiving administrative amnesty

    Smith asked Morton to respond to a series of questions about the policy, including, “Have many individuals been granted deferred action pursuant to this policy thus far?” and “Are aliens who become fugitives after being ordered removed eligible for deferred action under the policy?”

    Another House Republican, Rep. Lou Barletta (R-Pa.), on Monday called for the House Homeland Security and Judiciary Committee to investigate the directive. He also introduced two bills on Friday related to the new immigration policy. One, H.R. 6070, calls for a study to analyze how the new policy will affect national security and the American workforce. The other, H.R. 6069, is meant to protect DHS staff from punishment if they refuse to follow the new directive.

    Under Obama’s new policy, young immigrants won’t be deported and can receive work visas provided they arrived in the United States before they were 16, lived in the country for five consecutive years, are currently in school, graduated from high school, earned a GED, or served in the armed forces. They must also currently be 30 years or younger and not have been convicted of a felony or serious legal misdemeanor.”

    Important: Please Read Smith’s letter below:

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    By Jonathan Easley – 06/19/12 07:14 PM ET

    “A group of 20 Republican senators led by Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) sent a letter to Obama late Tuesday questioning the legality of his recent directive to stop deporting illegal immigrants who come to the country at a young age.

    “Not only do we question your legal authority to unilaterally act in this regard, we are frustrated that you have intentionally bypassed Congress and the American people,” the letter read in part. “As president you swore to uphold and defend the constitution and enforce laws. Your recently announced directive runs counter to that responsibility.”

    The letter requests documents from Obama proving that he sought legal counsel to ensure that he had the right to issue the immigration directive.

    Obama announced on Friday that his administration would stop deporting illegal immigrants who come to the country at a young age and meet certain requirements. The policy change will apply to those who came to the United States before they were 16 and who are younger than 30 if they have lived here for five years, have no criminal history, graduated from a U.S. high school or served in the military.

    The change in policy could allow as many as 800,000 immigrants who came to the United States illegally not only to remain in the country without fear of being deported, but to work legally.”

    Continued Here:

  71. From the Washington Times – Judge Terry Lewis says obama is not the nominee:

    Great! Let everybody read about it!

  72. coldwarvet2

    That’s because the gay agenda is not about sex…it’s about power, political power. It’s that old focus thing. While they get us all whipped up in our homophobic froth (because they know it disgusts us), they slip their power play in the back door…as they have always done.
    It’s genuinely surprising how much so few have been able to accomplish. i see where California now is attempting to redefine how many adults comprise a “family” is it…1…2…3…4…… more?
    Look at what black America has done with the race card… and they’re only, like, 14%. It was never about being black, it was always, and still is, about power.

  73. bob strauss

    Breaking News: New ObamaTax is illegal, it is a de facto Judeo Christian tax, which violates Equal Protection Clause, Free Exercise of religion clause and Establishment Clause‏


    By Jonathan Easley – 06/25/12 01:49 PM ET Supreme

    “Court Justice Antonin Scalia on Monday ripped Obama’s new deportation directive when he offered his minority opinion on the Arizona immigration ruling. The court tossed out most of Arizona’s controversial immigration law, but in his dissent Scalia raised eyebrows by blasting the Obama administration’s directive to stop deporting some young illegal immigrants though that policy was not a matter before the court in the Arizona case.

    The conservative justice accused Obama of selectively enforcing only those immigration laws that he deems appropriate and said states would never have joined the union if the framers of the Constitution had intended for the executive branch to wield power in such a way.

    “The delegates to the Grand Convention would have rushed to the exits,” Scalia wrote. Scalia, the longest-serving justice on the high court, was not arguing that the administration’s policy was unconstitutional. “The pResident said at a news conference that the new program is ‘the right thing to do’ in light of Congress’s failure to pass the administration’s proposed revision of the Immigration Act.7,” Scalia wrote. “Perhaps it is, though Arizona may not think so.”

    Rather, Scalia questioned the administration’s motives, arguing that it didn’t make sense for the U.S. to sue to prevent a state from implementing partial immigration reform while unilaterally enforcing another set of partial reforms. “But to say, as the Court does, that Arizona contradicts federal law by enforc­ing applications of the Immigration Act that the pResident declines to enforce boggles the mind,” Scalia wrote.

    Scalia also seemed to knock Obama’s deportation law for creating a new burden for states in dealing with immigration. “The husbanding of scarce enforcement resources can hardly be the justification for this,” Scalia wrote. “Since the considerable administrative cost of conduct­ing as many as 1.4 million background checks, and ruling on the biennial requests for dispensation that the non-enforcement program envisions, will necessarily be deducted from immigration enforcement.”

    See The Entire Article Here:

    A Few Comments Under This Article:

    “What Scalia is telling Arizona is that they should sue the federal government for the costs to Arizona caused by the federal government refusal in enforcing the laws on the books.” Fed Up 1 week ago

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    “Can’t run if you’re not Eligible! Especially if you’re in GITMO!!!

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    By Jack Minor
    July 4, 2012

    “Over 100 members of Congress appear to share the concerns of a former Army general who has sounded the alarm over efforts by the Obama Administration to push through the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty, or ATT.

    As WND reported, retired Lt. Gen. William Boykin earlier this year, in a video in which he claimed Obama was leading America down the path of a quiet, Marxist revolution, blasted the ATT, also known as the small arms treaty, saying it would regulate private gun ownership.

    “There has been a decree by the administration by the president and the secretary of state saying that our president will sign the United Nations small arms treaty, which is about how we will buy sell and control individual private weapons,” Boykin warned. “That means the United Nations, an international body will decide how you and I as Americans can buy and sell our weapons, how we control those weapons, who is authorized to have those weapons and where they are. This is a dangerous trend.”

    See The Entire Article Here:

  75. Observer…………
    Have you ever heard of the NY School of the Arts which became part of the new LINCOLN CENTER? I have a story which you might find fascinating.

  76. oldsalt79 | July 5, 2012 at 5:08 pm | Observer…………
    Have you ever heard of the NY School of the Arts which became part of the new LINCOLN CENTER? I have a story which you might find fascinating.
    Well, I know that it is called Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts. I would be interested in your story. Please relate!!

  77. Useful quote regarding Rand Paul’s effort to get bills read before passage:
    “It will be of little avail to the people that the laws are made by men of their own choice if the laws be so voluminous that they cannot be read, or so incoherent that they cannot be understood.” James Madison

  78. Interested Bystander

    Hey All,

    oldsalt commented:

    “I am CERTAIN that if the situation goes from PUSH to SHOVE you will see the GOON ARMY surrender very quickly.”

    I agree wholeheartedly. The sad thing is, “we” won’t take the fight to them until things come “from PUSH to SHOVE”. “We” should have taken a stand way back in the 60’s when “they” decided that the Social Security fund could be used as “general funds” as long as “they” put an IOU in to the SS fund.

    THAT was the first “shot” at communism. And then with the “New Deal”, “they” were flexing their muscles, and it’s been down hill ever since. It’s been an easy ride for those who have been transforming the United States from a REPUBLIC to a socialist, communist nation. (I have to note at this time, that I am SICK and TIRED of hearing that the United States is a Democracy, this is INDOCTRINATION plain and simple. I scream at the TV every time someone states that we have a Democracy, there is a HUGE difference between Republic and Democracy, and it should be TAUGHT in schools, but it isn’t. IT really, really bothers me that “the people” have been indoctrinated to believe we live in a Democracy, this is SUPPOSED to be a REPUBLIC)

    The easiest way to explain this, in my opinion, is to look at the Global warming argument. MOST people believe the rhetoric spewed by those who believe that man made carbon emissions are responsible for “global warming”, when REAL information suggests that it has NO effect on the climate of our Earth.

    Indoctrination that “they” are only trying to “help” the masses has been successful. But those who ARE educated in FACTS, know that these programs will fail.

    A small band of PATRIOTS could turn this Country around. “They” will be defeated rather easily, but “they” will regroup and the evolution will start all over again.

    All you have to do is read HISTORY to understand that what I write is FACTUAL.

  79. Coldwarvet2……….
    It is entirely possible to appoint a special prosecutor relating to deliberate faking of military trials,and the admission of FALSE DOCUMENTATION which would have been provided from the upper echelon, in order to cause such a Kangaroo trial to move forward in the first place. A General Courts Martial of an Officer begins at the top,and comes down through the chain of Command. A special prosecutor would have the power to order copies of any thing even remotely related to Lakin’s trial. We have access to a high ranking military lawyer at JAG via one of our Veteran’s organisations. I will say no more.The supporters of this investigation is moving forward as I type this,but ever so slowly. As I stated earlier the foundation and framing has been already completed, but the rest might take quite a while to get into completion mode. As I am sure that you must realise the trial of Lakin was a pathetic and otherwise dirty sort af act which was perpetrated from the top. Together, and NO MATTER HOW LONG IT TAKES we will eventually prevail. Any sort of presidential PARDON will NOT be accepted. All participating people are going to be isolated,and brought to face REAL JUSTICE. MMMSSSS. Lind was ORDERED to act as judge in the trial of a SENIOR officer. She did not have that right. For her to even say anything like embarrassing the POTUS was NOT FOR HER to COMMENT UPON particularly in a courtroom setting. This speaks volumes as to her incompetence as a judge. It is all GOING TO BE RECTIFIED!

  80. IB…………..
    There was a hell of a lot of us who saw,and read the handwriting on the wall. We realised early on that Congress and Lyndon Johnson were conspiring to set up the Social Security funds for PLUNDER by the Democrats as well as the Republicans. The Social Security funds were methodically RAPED REPEATEDLY after it was put into the general fund. Had BILLIONS not been illegally taken from the SS funds it would still be a viable entity. It is the same bastards who are still ROBBING WE THE PEOPLE. Yet they had the audacity to think that they had FOOLED ALL THE PEOPLE, by alleging that it was only a new method of accounting, and nothing had changed. We knew better,and we sent letter after letter to people like LUGAR, and his democratic equivalent (BAYH), YET ALL WE GOT IN RESPONSE WAS…………SILENCE……….WHICH TOLD THE TRUTH.

  81. Please forgive my obvious disdain for the SLIMEY POLITICIANS,and others who LIE, CHEAT,and USE POLITICAL OFFICE as a key to the money box which they say that they are only BORROWING fromk to achieve an end. If you feel ok with the end being first a 17%increase in Congressional pay, soon followed by another 22% increase. When did any of you receive even a 5% increase in pay? Sadly it was SS money that was used to achieve the end but was NEVER REPAID to the SS funds. Then along came another Congressional RAPE of the funds to help pay for the Viet Nam war. Once again BILLIONS was appropriated, but never REPAID. This was all nothing more than PLAIN OUT, AND OUT MISAPPROPRIATION,AND/OR THEFT of SS money. tHEN ALONG COMES A HORSE’S A$$ LIKE PERRY AND CALLS THE FUNDS A PONZI SCHEME. WELL I INVITE ANYBODY(PARTICULARLY PERRY) WHO THINKS IT WAS A PONZI SCHEME TO TELL IT TO THE ACCUARIAL PEOPLE AT PRUDENTIAL,NEW YORK LIFE, MUTUAL OF OMAHA, AND ALL THE OTHER INSURANCE COMPANIES WHO ORIGINALLY PARTRICIPATED IN SETTING UP THE ANNUITYS FROM WHICH THE FUNDING FOR SOCIAL SECURITY CAME. SOCIAL SECURITY HAS NEVER BEEN A PONZI SCHEME UNTIL NOW. THANKS TO THE BASTARD POLITICIANS WHO LINED THEIR OWN POCKETS FROM IT.

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