It may appear that the people of these United States are in the midst of a shift in demographics and politics and that many may find this irrefutable.
However I submit, via this link to the National Education Association's website, as published to the web up until shortly before endorsing Barack Obama's 2012 candidacy (with great thanks to the wayback machine's archive of the Internet), http://web.archive.org/web/20090423190627/http://www.nea.org/tools/17231.htm to suggest, to even show more than a mere likelihood, that our views, our very attitudes and means of deriving an accurate conclusion, have been contaminated away from the most precious principles of life itself.
To illustrate, innocence is born. Yet regularly innocence is killed before birth with government funding the businesses that thrive on this activity with funds that can easily be commingled and without accountability (almost a government agency as a “public service”) – the value of life rendered by the U.S. Supreme Court as a subject of government's definition irrespective of the lack of such activity being rendered an object entrusted to the authority, and appropriation, of the U.S. Government (see Article I, Section 8 ).
And now we turn to Newtown, where the insanity of the gunman will certainly be ignored in what I am bringing forward here, that his actions are a reflection of the intrusion of government in the private lives of the people as merely numbers, resources for government to tap at its will, intrusions regularly caused and encouraged by the fact the U.S. Supreme Court takes up such cases as Roe v. Wade, followed by the legislatures and politicians taking such things as an opportunity to intrude in the personal private lives of as many of the people-at-large as they can; government and its branches unable to let such an opportunity to expand the authority of government to be dismissed, and in so doing, causing the construction of a crisis as the public narrative.
To explain, I am a Christian and I do not agree with abortion at all, yet, I do not believe the government has any right to tell anyone they can't have an abortion, and can't violate Christ's commandment not to harm a hair on their heads (recent technologies showing an identifiable head on the “tissue” in the womb by 3 weeks), but instead I believe that government has a certain duty to enforce safety standards on the doctors whose license is given according to the idea of public safety. Not that I entirely agree with the way the licensing system is done, the monopoly practice the AMA carries on State by State, much like the BAR association, has been no less like the United Auto Workers in their activities with each of the big 3 American automakers in assuring a union shop, irrespective of detriment to the State and the people (on the part of the AMA and BAR) or Chrysler, Ford, and GM respectively in relation to the UAW.
As you can see, my issue isn't in the power they have assumed and is recognized by government but is instead that these types of government-funded and protected monopolies never reach a reflection point, for there is no challenge without competition that would lead to a reason to reflect, to re-view the point and purpose of their existence. These entities never have any reason to assure their actions aren't detrimental to the public-at-large, and when they are called on it by a member of the public who is often paying for their existence in some way (as there is no competitor) these associations are unwilling to admit the wrong and retreat from the direction they pursued, never caring about acting with integrity, being honorable and learning from a mistake due to fear of lawsuits. And this takes us full circle to the Supreme Court's need to not take on cases that could expand the government beyond objects entrusted to it under Article I, Section 8 of the Constitution.
Interesting how the very monopoly of the BAR has unbridled access to the court, the lawyers officers of the court in every state it is organized in and with an allegiance to the court before their own client, using the court to expand the government for the sake of expanding their market, and never held accountable, even when, as in California, their charter had expired and they were issuing BAR cards for over 40 years without any legal authority to do so.
Of course, this isn't the measure of extremism for government, nor patronage, nor corruption, nor abandoning freedom, nor the imposition of slavery, nor the establishment of bureaucracy above the will of the people (the Constitution). No! No! No! The extremist is defined as that person who wants the governments in the United States of America, State and Federal, to follow the Constitution's direction in regard to the objects entrusted to their care, and to cease from seeking to have powers well beyond these objects and thereby automatically trespassing upon the rights of every individual.
I offer this portion of the Declaration of Independence:
“We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.--That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed,...” -- Emphasis mine, http://www.archives.gov/exhibits/charters/declaration_transcript.html
Followed by this from the Constitution:
“We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.” -- Emphasis mine, http://www.archives.gov/exhibits/charters/constitution_transcript.html
Note how the bold sections hold to self-government? Is it clear that this Constitution was the institution of government among men, enumerating the just powers of the very government being instituted, and, that this Constitution represents the consent of the governed, that this parchment's directive language telling government its limits and powers -- State and Federal, without once telling nor granting the people anything -- is our direct written will as to the government we find acceptable?
And note that directive language and nothing indicating a grant to the people of anything extends to The Bill of Rights as well:
“THE Conventions of a number of the States, having at the time of their adopting the Constitution, expressed a desire, in order to prevent misconstruction or abuse of its powers, that further declaratory and restrictive clauses should be added: And as extending the ground of public confidence in the Government, will best ensure the beneficent ends of its institution.” -- Emphasis mine, http://www.archives.gov/exhibits/charters/bill_of_rights_transcript.html
Interesting it is that anyone could think that either the organic Constitution, or the Constitution as it was amended by The Bill of Rights, is granting any right whatsoever to the people, except the following extension from the previous quote of the Declaration of Independence:
“--That whenever any Form of Government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the Right of the People to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new Government, laying its foundation on such principles and organizing its powers in such form, as to them shall seem most likely to effect their Safety and Happiness.” -- Emphasis mine, http://www.archives.gov/exhibits/charters/declaration_transcript.html
So when that Tea Party person, that Christian, that Conservative, that Constitutionalist, or any American is asserting their powers derived from the origins of government as an institution of the people, and not the reverse, please, oh Progressive who is upset at witnessing the failure of their grand takeover of our educational system and media, accept that Freedom is a flame that cannot be put out, that even your grand schemes of technologies to “make people think smarter” will not set back the need, nor desire, for Individual Liberty as the grand settlement for the difference between Tyranny and Freedom. Yours, your Collectivist, Socialist, and/or Communist ideas are not “progressive” but digressive for they are the very same ideas that the Crowned Heads of Europe imposed upon us and led to our American Revolution and Founding documents, http://changingwind.org/index/comment.php?comment.news.32.
Thank you for reading,
Some who follow me on Twitter will likely recall my explaining how it is Harry Reid who is responsible for the Bank Bailouts, that the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) bill had failed in the House, but Mr. Reid figured out a way to leverage already passed legislation to get TARP through as an amendment, using the notorious Chris Dodd (i.e. “the Dodd Amendment”) http://changingwind.org/index/comment.php?comment.news.2.
Since that time, about the same period of time during which Harry Reid began to believe the national government no longer needs a budget, over 900 days, (though Harry Reid did make a budget when George Bush was President, one that would politicize the budget and create political heat or pressure for President Bush and Republicans, something it appears Harry Reid obviously fears will be done to President Obama), “Mr. Reid” has proven that his entire criteria for passing bills is the “kool-aid” factor. The following House bills sitting in the Senate are subject to “Dr. Jekyll” timidity in regard to pursuing their passage:
First the index page, which breaks down the bills into categories, http://www.majorityleader.gov/JobsTracker/
And now the links to the bills themselves so you can what Harry Reid has been holding on to and doing nothing about since the Debt Ceiling issue earlier this year:
● H.R. 872: Reducing Regulatory Burdens Act of 2011 – 6 pages, passed House on March 31, 2011
Described: To amend the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act and the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to clarify Congressional intent regarding the regulation of the use of pesticides in or near navigable waters, and for other purposes.
● H.R. 910: Energy Tax Prevention Act of 2011 – 10 pages, passed House on April 7, 2011
Described: To amend the Clean Air Act to prohibit the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency from promulgating any regulation concerning, taking action relating to, or taking into consideration the emission of a greenhouse gas to address climate change, and for other purposes.
● H. J. Res. 37: Disapproving the rule submitted by the Federal Communications Commission with respect to regulating the Internet and broadband industry practices. – 4 pages, passed House on April 8, 2011
Description is title of the House Joint Resolution.
● H.R. 1230: Restarting American Offshore Leasing Now Act – 8 pages, passed House on May 5, 2011
Described: To require the Secretary of the Interior to conduct certain offshore oil and gas lease sales, and for other purposes.
● H.R. 1229: Putting the Gulf of Mexico Back to Work Act – 14 pages, passed House on May 11, 2011
Described: To amend the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to facilitate the safe and timely production of American energy resources from the Gulf of Mexico, to require the Secretary of the Interior to conduct certain offshore oil and gas lease sales, and for other purposes.
● H.R. 1231: Reversing President Obama's Offshore Moratorium Act – 6 pages, passed House on May 12, 2011
Described: To amend the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to require that each 5-year offshore oil and gas leasing program offer leasing in the areas with the most prospective oil and gas resources, to establish a domestic oil and natural gas production goal, and for other purposes.
● H.R. 2021: Jobs and Energy Permitting Act of 2011 – 4 pages, passed House on June 22, 2011
Described: To amend the Clean Air Act regarding air pollution from Outer Continental Shelf activities.
● H.R. 2018: Clean Water Cooperative Federalism Act of 2011 – 12 pages, passed House on July 13, 2011
Described: To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to preserve the authority of each State to make determinations relating to the State's water quality standards, and for other purposes.
● H.R. 1315: Consumer Financial Protection Safety and Soundness Improvement Act of 2011 – 25 pages, passed House on July 21, 2011
Described: To amend the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act to strengthen the review authority of the Financial Stability Oversight Council of regulations issued by the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection, to rescind the unobligated funding for the FHA Refinance Program and to terminate the program, and for other purposes.
● H.R. 1938: North American-Made Energy Security Act – 6 pages, passed House on July 26, 2011
Described: To direct the President to expedite the consideration and approval of the construction and operation of the Keystone XL oil pipeline, and for other purposes.
● H.R. 2587: Protecting Jobs From Government Interference Act – 4 pages, passed House on September 15, 2011
Described: To prohibit the National Labor Relations Board from ordering any employer to close, relocate, or transfer employment under any circumstance.
● H.R. 2401: Transparency in Regulatory Analysis of Impacts on the Nation Act of 2011 – 22 pages, passed House on September 23, 2011
Described: To require analyses of the cumulative and incremental impacts of certain rules and actions of the Environmental Protection Agency, and for other purposes.
● H.R. 2681: Cement Sector Regulatory Relief Act of 2011 – 8 pages, passed House on October 6, 2011
Described: To provide additional time for the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to issue achievable standards for cement manufacturing facilities, and for other purposes.
● H.R. 2433: Veterans Opportunity to Work Act of 2011 – 29 pages, passed House on October 12, 2011 [I am compelled to note that not one Democrat is a co-sponsor of this bill for our Veterans.]
Described: To amend title 38, United States Code, to make certain improvements in the laws relating to the employment and training of veterans, and for other purposes.
● H.R. 2250: EPA Regulatory Relief Act of 2011 – 10 pages, passed House on October 13, 2011
Described: To provide additional time for the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to issue achievable standards for industrial, commercial, and institutional boilers, process heaters, and incinerators, and for other purposes.
● H.R. 2273: Coal Residuals Reuse and Management Act – 24 pages, passed House on October 14, 2011
Described: To amend subtitle D of the Solid Waste Disposal Act to facilitate recovery and beneficial use, and provide for the proper management and disposal, of materials generated by the combustion of coal and other fossil fuels.
● H.R. 674: 3% Withholding Repeal and Job Creation Act – 4 pages, passed House on October 27, 2011 [I am compelled to note this has 269 co-sponsors and is absolutely bipartisan.]
Described: To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the imposition of 3 percent withholding on certain payments made to vendors by government entities, to modify the calculation of modified adjusted gross income for purposes of determining eligibility for certain healthcare-related programs, and for other purposes.
● H.R. 1070: Small Company Capital Formation Act of 2011 – 8 pages, passed House on November 2, 2011
Described: To amend the Securities Act of 1933 to require the Securities and Exchange Commission to exempt a certain class of securities from such Act.
● H.R. 1965: To amend the securities laws to establish certain thresholds for shareholder registration, and for other purposes – 6 pages, passed House on Nov 2, 2011
Description is the title of the Act.
● H.R. 2930: Entrepreneur Access to Capital Act – 14 pages, passed House on November 3, 2011
Described: To amend the securities laws to provide for registration exemptions for certain crowdfunded securities, and for other purposes.
● H.R. 2940: Access to Capital for Job Creators Act – 4 pages, passed House on November 3, 2011
Described: To direct the Securities and Exchange Commission to eliminate the prohibition against general solicitation as a requirement for a certain exemption under Regulation D.
Why did Toddy Littman list all these bills like this?
It is time to expose “Mr. Reid,” the kool-aid drinking Majority Leader of the Senate, who, as I noted above, but feel can't be repeated enough, is the sole person responsible for passage of the TARP bill AFTER it had failed in the House due to the American people contacting Congress and telling them not to pass it (see, http://changingwind.org/index/comment.php?comment.news.2 for a detailed explanation of the violations of House Rules and Our Written Constitution that were done by Harry Reid to bailout the “too big to fail” banks in the United States.).
Sure George Bush foolishly followed the direction of former Goldman Sachs executive, then Secretary of the Treasury Hank Paulson in 2008, but the bill failed, and We the People are the reason why. But Harry Reid, a Progressive Democrat, with no respect for us or Our Written Constitution, decided that he cannot miss this opportunity for the banks to be further beholden to the National Government, to the State, for their existence, or at least that is how it appears when a Popular Democrat goes to all this trouble for a moderate Republican President.
Using the format above, let's look at TARP and the Affordable Care Act, to understand the Mr. Reid (i.e. “Mr. Hyde”) that kool-aid drinking causes to happen:
● H.R. 1424: Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008 – 169 pages, passed House on March 5, 2008 [This passage date is misleading, please see “Described” below, and all emphasis hereafter is mine.]
Described: “A bill to provide authority for the Federal Government to purchase and insure certain types of troubled assets for the purposes of providing stability to and preventing disruption in the economy and financial system and protecting taxpayers, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide incentives for energy production and conservation, to extend certain expiring provisions, to provide individual income tax relief, and for other purposes.
“This is the Senate's October 2008 Economic Stimulus Relief Bill. This bill was originally introduced in March 2007 and passed the House as the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008. In October 2008, it was co-opted as the so-called "vehicle" to pass the relief bill with an amendment that rewrites the whole bill. The House's initial vehicle was H.R. 3997, but they failed to pass their amendment co-opting the bill.”
It is also worth noting, when you scroll down to the votes on this bill, it indicates there were 6 of them due to the back and forth. However, the failed vote of September 23, 2008 at 9:10 PM is not listed, nor any reference back to the initial House Bill brought to the Floor. I have contacted govtrack to get an explanation for many changes to their website that seem to be removing information that helps the government process be more transparent...Stay tuned...
● H.R. 3590: Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act – 906 pages, passed March 23, 2010 [Number of pages is deceiving due to the final passage being done by reconciliation, since Scott Brown had won Ted Kennedy's Senate seat (the 60th vote) and reconciliation only requires 51 votes.]
Description: “An act entitled The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
“This is the Senate's health care bill. The bill started off with text regarding an unrelated matter but the Senate is co-opted this bill as a vehicle for passage of their reform and changed the text in whole to the health care bill. They do this because the Constitution requires all revenue bills to start in the House, and their health reform plan involves revenue. So they have chosen to work off of a bill that started in the House, even if that bill is unrelated.”
The description explains it all doesn't it. Anything to bypass a Constitutional mandate. To not abuse the gracious privilege of your time afforded me so far in reading this, I will not post the additional acts involved in passing the above healthcare act that brought the total pages to more than 2000.
I will note that if you scroll down to the bottom, there were 36 votes on this bill.
As you can see, Mr. Reid is “Mr. Hyde” with large doses of kool-aid regarding getting the above bills passed by both Houses and signed by the President. This mild mannered Dr. Jekyll, when the bill is clean, that set the first listing of 21 House Bills aside, almost immediately changes to an abusive, aggressive, and more than willing violator of Individual Liberty and the Constitution, a predatory legislator who seizes all opportunity to expand government at the additional financial expense of the People as well. I believe the Declaration of Independence refers to the entire line of “Mr. Reid” activities, in relation to King George as “to eat out their substance.” This is the way of frustration by abuse of power, abuse of trust, and the entire value of agitation, Progressivism, and Community Organizing.
The treatment of these 2 laws, when compared to the 21 that do not exceed 30 pages long, boggles the mind. One law We The People made sure failed by our emphatic communications to Congress not to pass it, and they actually listened, but then it was taken and passed by “Mr. Reid,” clearly not for our benefit since it was done absolutely over our objection and voice that already had been exercised by the failed vote that “killed” the bill. The second law, one that to this day most Americans want repealed, “Mr. Reid” also shoved down our throat, this time without reading the bill, and with many who voted for it openly admitting they saw this act as a stepping stone to socialist-style universal healthcare, http://changingwind.org/index/comment.php?comment.news.155.
There is no explanation for the “Dr. Jekyll” Treatment of the current 21 bills waiting for Senate action, other than, pure-partisan politics. And this appearance is consistent, as, prior to the Republicans taking over the House, Obama, Reid, & Pelosi 1) hadn't proposed a Jobs Bill, 2) hadn't proposed raising the debt ceiling, and 3) Obama, alone responsible for this, hadn't sent the trade agreements Obama had on his desk through to Congress, all of which the Democrat Party could have passed and done, without the Republicans being able to do a thing to stop it prior to January 2011!
I say to you, if you are a Democrat, please set aside your bias and embrace of fellow American Republicans & Conservatives as the enemy. The nation you live in is being torn apart, and used as a chew-toy by a pack of wolves whose concern is their power by government, using any form of agitation & manipulation that assures them greater and greater opportunity to be above the People, instead of our servant.
The Veterans bill above, H.R. 2433 should not be without democrats co-sponsoring it, unless the Democratic Party is admitting, beyond all statements to the contrary, that they do not support our Veterans, and are unpatriotic, even possibly against America and blaming the Veterans for their anti-war sentiments.
The 3% Tax Withholding Repeal Bill Above, H.R. 674, has large bipartisan support of 269 co-sponsors, more than enough to have been absolutely rightfully passed in the House, 4 pages readable in 10 minutes by even a slow reader like me, yet “Mr. Reid,” filibusters the entire 435 member House, asserting an authority in abuse of power never imagined by Our Founders, as they never imagined anyone in government would be so dishonorable, nor that the people of this nation would sit idly by while a representative public servant exercised a dictatorship of personal government as this Senate Majority Leader, denying 300+ million Americans their representative voice.
I am not saying all the bills above should be passed, but, to think that his Senate could pass in record time, bills that weren't even read, or bills the American People absolutely did not want, ignoring Our Will, purposefully violating our Constitution, laws that, so far, have resulted in the exact, outcome the American People feared; there is a reasonable certainty that now, Harry Reid can pass the bills that have passed the House, irrespective of the fact they might create jobs and thereby might shrink the dependency class, leading to cuts in illegal social spending, and losses of those government jobs. Harry Reid needs to get out of the way and let government work for the salaries they get paid, and, in the public eye, let Obama and the Congress battle in the public press for who gets the credit should the result of these laws be job creation that strengthens our economy.
Action that aids the American People in exercising their Freedom in productivity, without further unnecessary delays, particularly deriving from unacceptable personal partisanship and entirely political patronages, is what We The People require, what we demand, of Our Government, and have every right to require in a nation where the People are Free, and Our Federal Government instituted to assure such Individual Liberty is never trespassed upon.
I know this was much longer than previous posts and thank you very much for your time,
Where are the Health & Safety inspectors in reviewing the OWS areas?
Where are the Fire Marshals?
Where are the government issued permits to be on these premises for these periods of time?
What permit is issued for the agenda to disrupt and stop the activities of a city with an economy based on capitalism?
Tea Party is solely political, gets the requisite permits, holds our event, and goes home. Make sure you appreciate this, oh Communist left, that the Tea Party gets, and pays for all the permits required to assure order and enough heads-up warning to public services to make sure, that if needed, public services are ready to respond.
Occupy groups across the country fail to pursue or follow any of these requirements, in light of their most notable difference: long-term occupation of an area. This should be a red flag of the most significant size, that these people fail to comply with the law is not a protest movement but a defiant act of rebellion against the way of life of a far greater number of citizens in the city than this plurality represents. As in Wall Street, many are not even citizens of New York, merely came to join in the activity.
Further, note that this duration of occupation entirely fails to assure public safety by the premises they occupy being regularly being inspected by public safety officers, in light of them being on private property that allows public access, and thereby application of public law (i.e. Zuccotti Park).
Fire Marshals need to have constant access and review of these premises, even though in the open air, to inspect them and assure that the amount of occupancy doesn't exceed the amount that can reasonably occupy the space as a matter of public safety, to protect the protestors as well, assuring they not create a public danger or become menacing to the public, not to mention the need for adequate sanitation. Some examples of reasons why we need this, chemical bomb, http://patdollard.com/2011/10/chemical-bomb-tossed-into-occupymaine-camp/, rape of a 14 year old, http://dfw.cbslocal.com/2011/10/24/accusations-of-teen-runaway-sexual-activity-at-occupy-dallas/, Antisemitism http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=l3Y9CARUwio#at=30. Of course the last one needs to also include that they are abusing a senior, they are claiming they have rights over others to speak, to “make others think” in the same way as the Hitler's “Youth Corp,” http://youtu.be/3yx_JF2t-8Q.
So while the media wants a comparison, let's make sure that the legal angles of these groups are covered as well, and start calling upon our local public servants to begin enforcing nuisance laws:
In New York:
“New York New York City Administrative Code(new) - Chapter 1 - § 17-142 Definition of Nuisance”
“§ 17-142 Definition of nuisance. The word "nuisance", shall be held to embrace public nuisance, as known at common law or in equity jurisprudence; whatever is dangerous to human life or detrimental to health; whatever building or erection, or part or cellar thereof, is overcrowded with occupants, or is not provided with adequate ingress and egress to and from the same or the apartments thereof, or is not sufficiently supported, ventilated, sewered, drained, cleaned or lighted in reference to its intended or actual use; and whatever renders the air or human food or drink, unwholesome. All such nuisances are hereby declared illegal.”- http://law.onecle.com/new-york
“Construction in residential areas is limited to the hours of 7 a.m. to 9 p.m., during the week, and 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturdays. It is banned on Sundays (LAMC 41.40).
Noise: No instrument or sound-producing device should be audible more than 150 feet away from the boundary where it is being played (LAMC 112.01(b))
Trash: Properties must be free of trash, debris and overgrown vegetation (LAMC 91.8104)
Yard Sales: A maximum of five 2-day yard sales are allowed per year. Sale items must be used only, no new merchandise. Sales are not allowed on sidewalks or streets. Hours are limited from 9AM - 5PM (LAMC 12.03)
Home Auto Repair: Other than minor emergencies, which must be completed within 24 hours, all auto-repairs should be done in an area that is entirely enclosed from view. (LAMC 12.21A1(a))
Inoperative Vehicles: Non-working vehicles must be stored in a garage or area not viewable from a public street, not in a driveway (LAMC 12.21A8(b))
Parking in Alleys: Except for emergency vehicles, parking is never allowed in alleys (Vehicle Code 22951)” -- http://www.southwestcpab.org/index.php
Chicago's Disorderly Conduct (Nuisance) Law, In Pertinent Part:
“ A person commits disorderly conduct when he knowingly:
(a) Does any act in such unreasonable manner as to provoke, make or aid in making a breach of peace; or
(b) Does or makes any unreasonable or offensive act, utterance, gesture or display which, under the circumstances, creates a clear and present danger of a breach of peace or imminent threat of violence; or
(c) Refuses or fails to cease and desist any peaceful conduct or activity likely to produce a breach of peace where there is an imminent threat of violence, and where the police have made all reasonable efforts to protect the otherwise peaceful conduct and activity, and have requested that said conduct and activity be stopped and explained the request if there be time; or
(d) Fails to obey a lawful order of dispersal by a person known by him to be a peace officer under circumstances where three or more persons are committing acts of disorderly conduct in the immediate vicinity, which acts are likely to cause substantial harm or serious inconvenience, annoyance or alarm; or
(e) Assembles with three or more persons for the purpose of using force or violence to disturb the public peace; or
(f) Remains in the public way in a manner that blocks customer access to a commercial establishment, after being asked to clear the entrance by the person in charge of such establishment.
(g) Appears in any public place manifestly under the influence of alcohol, narcotics or other drug, not therapeutically administered, to the degree that he may endanger himself or other persons or property, or annoy persons in his vicinity; or
(h) Carries in a threatening or menacing manner, without authority of law, any pistol, revolver, dagger, razor, dangerous knife, stiletto, knuckles, slingshot, an object containing noxious or deleterious liquid, gas or substance or other dangerous weapon, or conceals said weapon on or about the person or vehicle; or
(i) Pickets or demonstrates on a public way within 150 feet of any primary or secondary school building while the school is in session and one-half hour before the school is in session and one-half hour after the school session has been concluded, provided that this subsection does not prohibit the peaceful picketing of any school involved in a labor dispute; or
(j) Pickets or demonstrates on a public way within 150 feet of any church, temple, synagogue or other place of worship while services are being conducted and one-half hour before services are to be conducted and one-half hour after services have been concluded, provided that this subsection does not prohibit the peaceful picketing of any church, temple, synagogue or other place of worship involved in a labor dispute.
(k) Either: (1) knowingly approaches another person within eight feet of such person, unless such other person consents, for the purpose of passing a leaflet or handbill to, displaying a sign to, or engaging in oral protest, education, or counseling with such other person in the public way within a radius of 50 feet from any entrance door to a hospital, medical clinic or healthcare facility, or (2) by force or threat of force or by physical obstruction, intentionally injures, intimidates or interferes with or attempts to injure, intimidate or interfere with any person entering or leaving any hospital, medical clinic or healthcare facility.
A person convicted of disorderly conduct shall be fined not more than $500.00 for each offense.” -- http://www.amlegal.com/nxt/gateway.dll/Illinois/
Major City examples of Progressive nuisance law that hasn't been applied to Occupy movements, and thereby, fails to assert the public right of every individual to the quiet, peaceful possession of your own person from having the views of others forced upon you, government capitulating and agreeing with the collective right to force itself on others. This seems irrespective of Freedom of Speech limits on government's encroachment, not limiting government from stopping others from forcing others to listen to what they have to say, encroaching on another's right to be left alone. It also must be noted that a group of people collected together in an area to spout the same message, in a setting without any time limits due to lack of permits, is an intentionally intimidating use of force to overcome a city's legitimate occupants, particularly when the stated agenda of “destroying capitalism” is the underlying theme of the group so organized. Apparently these cities fail to care that this situation easily oppresses the right of the individual not to listen or be affected by the actions of others, whose agenda they do not care about and wish to just live their lives.
This is why our city governments need to be contacted to enforce their nuisance laws, and if they do not, then administrative claims for damages need to be pursued, and, if ignored or denied, followed up with legal action that will compel the cities to either do their job, pay money, and/or cause those responsible to resign.
It is time the 53% and the Tea Party, who pay for the sidewalks and afford the tax benefits of those privately owning parks that are housing these vagrants, flex the muscle of their Capitalist contribution, or demand the city cease from issuing another bond, and collecting another tax. We are paying for this to go on, no matter what, and it's time these parasites were returned to the cesspool from which they crawled.
Thank you for reading,
This title is what must be said at all cost.
Political speeches of “a balanced approach” have finally awakened knowledge in the American population of what an imbalance it is for government to keep taking our money, as though Obama is the “Pick-Pocket-In-Chief.”
Language, the constant of communication, exposes the truth that Government's “Balance” is determined by the Will Of The People, and not by the government, and particularly the President himself. In fact the “balance” of government is the whole point of 3 branches of government, set in writing, by Our Written Constitution.
Maybe the fact the President has continued to wear the Community Organizer hat, doing all he can to agitate the American people, with constant emergencies and a never-ending need to tell us “What I want...”, as though Congress and the American People as taxpayers are there to carry out his will, has finally led to exposing the truth of his “change” to the American People.
Let's make sure we understand that Congress has no duty to give the President one dime by any means, and that revenues are entirely in the hands of the House to determine:
“All Bills for raising Revenue shall originate in the House of Representatives; but the Senate may propose or concur with Amendments as on other Bills.” – Emphasis mine, http://www.archives.gov/exhibits/charters/constitution_transcript.html.
This was done to assure all taxation is per Our Will to be taxed, that the tax, and purpose for the tax imposed, is begun by us, designed by us, and voted on by us in representation via the House of Representatives. Our Founders did not want the States using the Senate, nor the President to carry on by dictatorship, a taxation without representation, without something in exchange, and solely for purposes of increasing government revenues by absorption of the private property of the American People against Our Will.
Note that there is no mention of the President Of The United States or the Senate as having any authority whatsoever to originate, to be the source in any way, of any proposal to raise money for the United States Government? The President, in particular, has absolutely no authority. The Senate's authority is limited to being a mechanism of Amendment after the fact… Amendment in efforts to negotiate between House and Senate after the House has passed a revenue act (a bill that hasn't been passed is “dead” and, therefore, cannot be amended).
And this takes us to “Cut, Cap, & Balance.” This bill was passed by the House recently, and includes the only “balanced approach” out there: A Balanced Budget Amendment to the Constitution. Harry Reid has denied all opportunity to bring this bill, passed by the House, to the Senate floor for debate & amendment, using his party's control of the Senate to procedurally vote to “table” the bill -- one Senator controlling what will or will not be heard, an absolute power not granted by the Constitution, and consistently abused by Harry Reid according to history.
First, Mr. Reid used this power in 2008, in direct violation of Article I, Section 7 of the Constitution, to pass the bank bailout bill as an Amendment to a Senate bill after failure to pass in the House, http://changingwind.org/index/comment.php?comment.news.2.
Next, and most notable due to the debt ceiling issue now being a “crisis,” Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has used this power to not bring up, let alone pass, a budget for over 800 days. Apparently Harry Reid doesn't take his legal obligation and Honor of serving in office at the pleasure of the American People seriously, and now, after his re-election, his willful, intentional, and outright illegal conduct, continues to aid America’s enemies, whether he knows it or not. Who here thinks Al Qaeda & Co., isn't watching our debt woes with bated breath, and ready to claim some sort of victory amongst their followers, drawing a line of relation between today and 9/11 as a means to bolster morale amongst their ranks?
And finally, let us not forget that Harry Reid, in the interest of Obama and his party, and again, irrespective of the Voice and Will of the American People, took the healthcare law as passed by the House, and illegally brought it to a vote by reconciliation. The illegality derives from the U.S. Justice Department arguing the individual mandate a tax pursuant to the Commerce Clause, and thus the Healthcare Bill was not scrutinized properly as a tax prior to the legislative votes nor President’s signature, and thereby is again a violation of Art I, Section 7, of the Constitution, http://changingwind.org/index/comment.php?comment.news.121.
This historical record of the illegality of Harry Reid is a history little different than any other Majority Leader of the Senate, yet, the magnitude in growing government and increasing our government spending that has been carried on by Harry Reid's control of what reaches the floor in the Senate and that President Obama has rubber-stamped, is of many magnitudes greater effect in detriment to Individual Liberty by consolidation of power in the National Government.
The current “debt ceiling crisis,” that Tim Geithner was able to manipulate government employee union investment in treasury bills to secure 300 billion for one month to avoid (http://changingwind.org/index/news.php?extend.171.2), is entirely avoidable by Harry Reid simply performing his Constitutional Duty as a Senator, to bring the House passed Cut, Cap, & Balance to the Senate floor, for full open debate and amendment. Thereafter, when it passes according to the Will Of The American People, this debt ceiling “crisis” is over, at least once President Obama sets aside what HE wants, to instead do the People's business by signing the bill into law, a bill that received its due on the House and Senate floors with full discussion by open floor debates and opportunities to amend and negotiate, featuring the Voice and Will of The American People. Amazing what could be done if a few dishonorable men monopolizing power would do their Constitutional Duty to the American People instead, but then there'd be no crisis “not to let go to waste” for whatever Progressive political purposes can be gained in the process of “negotiation by agitation.”
Our Constitution wasn't written to be ignored, or to be claimed by Government as their property.
Our Constitution was written for us to use in measure of the actions of those in Washington, to then use all means necessary to facilitate Our Will Over Government!
And for the “knee-jerkers” out there, this is not a call to arms. It is a call to remember We The People are not the servants to Our Government, and that the only way the Constitution is a “living document” is through the Will of The People, we who originated and instituted government as our servant.
Decide: are you a slave to a Government whose claims to power are built upon continually violating the very charter of their power and authority? Or are you a master, of your own life, your own property, your own destiny, and thereby, of the Government of The United States Of America, who will uphold and defend the Constitution against all enemies foreign and domestic?
Again, this isn't a call to arms, it is a recognition that those in Washington for party and prestige, causing seats of power to be the institution of government, act as enemies to America, enemies to the American People, giving aid and comfort to our enemies abroad by these well publicized self-aggrandizing actions under color of an office of American government that they serve in. Theirs is a duty that assumes no relation to service at Our Pleasure, by actions that reveal their duty is not for Purpose according to the American People, for Honor, to carry on their duty with Integrity, and in the Character of America's fundamental principle of Individual Liberty.
The only voluntary servitude in America is public office, and it is high time we taught our servants their place, that we re-instill the intention and purpose of Government of, by, and for, The People, as we instituted it by Our Written Constitution.
Oh, and to those thinking this is just heat being put on an African-American, I submit that it is “this President,” whose past is riddled with corrupt political, socialist, communist, terrorist, and criminal relationships, has excessively pressed the envelope of government growth and its expense in course of the agenda of the company he keeps, who, in all cases, have no respect for Individual Private Property Rights. It is this President who continues to value these people and their ideological position, to which he calculated there would be this push-back by the American People and that President Obama is relying on you to claim his race the cause, an erroneous shield he knows you'll invoke to protect him no matter what wrong he commits against America by violating our Constitution and The Will of the American People.
Thank you for reading,
Have you been paying attention to oil prices since Osama bit the big one? It’s interesting to observe the roller coaster ride this last week with oil’s high of $125 a barrel, dropping to a close of $97 by Friday, and still the price at the pump held steady at anywhere from $3.80 to $4.30 depending on which of the lower forty-eight you call home.
What’s fascinating is the fact that a barrel price high of $147 was reached in 2008 http://m.cnbc.com/us_news/42928363, yet the price of gas at that time leveled off around $3.65 a gallon. http://www.usatoday.com/money/industries/energy/2008-05-08-gasprices_N.htm
How is it that with the price of oil now a good $50 per barrel less than the 2008 peak, gas was still the same price or lower than it is now? Some of it may have to do with the flooding of cash into the economy by the Fed via the “quantitative easing,” but it still causes one to wonder about the inflated price at the pump.
According to Goldman Sachs, this price dip will only last a short time and then will once again “skyrocket” in 2012 (to use Obama’s preferred terminology). http://ca.news.yahoo.com/oil-steadies-10-percent-drop-181035172.html
Who’s fueling the up and down scenario? First the crisis flaming across North Africa (Tunisia, Egypt, Libya…) was given as the rationale for the huge rises in gas prices, and naturally, Americans began to wonder when it will stop, particularly since the Obama government-orchestrated tightening of supply is the major culprit. These other excuses are just that, excuses for stripping Americans of every possibility to provide for themselves. For, on top of these, Obama has called for rescinding oil company tax credits, which he called “subsidies,” as though taxing oil companies more is going to lower gas prices? Let’s get real here.
There are those economic sages, however, who are watching certain commodities take a dive, with a particular eye on copper as the bellweather, http://www.cnbc.com/id/42921284. Their realistic and knowledgeable position is that the industrial importance of copper far outweighs that of silver and gold, both of which are used more and more as serviceable repositories for wealth, being alternative currencies, in a manner of speaking. Copper, as a necessary metal in manufacturing everything from homes (plumbing) to conductive uses in electronics, is considered more indicative of a slide in overall economic fortunes. Oil, on the other hand, holds a place in the market as a commodity and an essential fuel for all industries, as every one is dependent on transport of components, personnel and products, none of which can be accomplished without fuel. The difference seems to be that copper doesn’t appear to have so volatile a market base as oil, which (we’re told) is affected by every burp in the environment and Middle East politics.
Appearances aren’t everything, however, particularly should one bother to investigate the big owners in worldwide mining operations, individuals such as the world’s wealthiest man, Carlos Slim (copper – Nacrobre industries), and George Soros, both of which have been selling off silver, taking huge profits.
Soros’ interests don’t stop with the silver divestiture, he is delving ever deeper into gutting conventional energy development. The most recent foray being investment in green tech growth capital, Silver Lake Kraftwerk, http://finance.yahoo.com/news/Silver-Lake-to-Launch-New-bw-1055941382.html?x=0&.v=1 that benefits from U.S. government subsidies and has hired an Obama energy “under-czar” Cathy Zoi. http://washingtonexaminer.com/blogs/beltway-confidential/2011/02/new-soros-hedge-fun-profiting-obamas-green-energy-push-hires-top-
Given all these tidbits, add in the numbers we've been supplied regarding the “boost” to the U.S. economy by 244,000 jobs last month. How is this read as bump up in the economy when the unemployment rate jumps with it, back up to 9%? Are you as confused as I?
We are expected to swallow the line that the turmoil in the world is the cause behind the up and down spikes in oil prices, and even the supposedly coming temporary fall, which, historically speaking, will hardly affect the cost at the pump. In point of fact, most of us are not accepting the president’s line that now is the time to embrace “green” technology reiterated while he visited an Indiana transmission factory that received stimulus funds. http://kokomotribune.com/local/x340278524/Obama-Green-technology-a-must
The “green energy” push is doing little more than subsidizing otherwise inefficient technology while creating bonus profits to big funders that have no concern for Americans in dire straits, let alone the rest of the world. So, no… keep the government’s hands off the oil company tax credits which helps to bring new oil to market, particularly in light of crude oil being a renewable resource. http://changingwind.org/index/comment.php?comment.news.144.
This administration must halt its forward march of creating enemies for political points while sacrificing the needs of Americans. Frankly, the people’s call must reach clamorous levels to force the president to back off his crippling economic and energy strategy and get out of the way of domestic job and oil production.
Can you think of a better way of easing the “crisis?” Neither can I.
A. Dru Kristenev
A. Dru Kristenev is a citizen of the great Northwest United States, former journalist and author of the Baron Series, novels of political intrigue, world markets and presumptive power brokers based on research of the underpinnings of real-time political and global financial maneuvering, and who’s instigating it.
Visit www.changingwind.org for news links and insightful postings by a legal researcher as Toddy Littman, “Gold Baron” character, who reappears in the new sequel “Energy Barons.” You can also find Toddy on twitter "@ToddyLittman" or http://twitter.com/?_twitter_noscript=1#!/ToddyLittman
Watch for the upcoming publication of “Land Barons” (New Patriot Publishing), which introduces the very premise that we see unfolding before our eyes… the sacking of America.
The reason is simple. This issue was beginning to be polled with results, and as an unanswered question, this negatively affects Obama's Political ambition. Assuming that the released document is genuine – as Obama isn't stupid and knows it will be scrutinized, thus “genuine enough” – let's take a moment to thank the President of the United States for finally acknowledging he is beholden to answer to the People.
3 years for this man to do something for his own political purposes that finally establishes that the most arrogant, dictatorial, divisive, and communist associated Progressive President of the United States of America is not the sole dictator of what he'll do. Let us hope this idea catches on with others in our government, to understand their position in our society as servant at our pleasure, We, The People by Posterity, America's Royalty.
This is not Donald Trump's accomplishment, it is our own. This issue isn't a “stupid issue” that “has no merit,” for the reality is that government has a duty to We, The People by Posterity, pursuant to Our Written Constitution to assure this due diligence of eligibility is done prior to these people being considered candidates for President Of The United States.
The actual fact is that there is no one to review this eligibility, speaking volumes to one simple fact we're all becoming well aware of: Washington, and those of the old political guard in both parties, has not upheld the Constitution. The net effect of usurpation of the Constitution is a swift and immediate trespass on the unalienable Individual Liberty of every single American. Our Founders did not set forth an eligibility requirement for it never to be enforced, or used, but to be certain it was, and in hope the people of this nation would demand such enforcement.
The following memo establishes why we must make such demand in the 2nd paragraph,
“Concerning the production or release of an original birth certificate, it should be noted, that there is no federal law, regulation, rule, guideline, or requirement that a candidate for federal office produce his or her original birth certificate, or a certified copy of the record of live birth, to any official of the United States Government; nor is there a requirement for federal candidates to publicly release such personal record or documentation.[fn. omitted] Furthermore, there is no specific federal agency or office that “vets” candidates for federal office as to qualifications or eligibility prior to election.[fn. omitted]” --Emphasis mine, http://www.scribd.com/doc/41131059/CRS-Congressional-Internal-Memo-What-to-Tell-Your-Constituents-Regarding-Obama-Eligibility-Questions
And it is in this failure of those in government for all these 200+ years to have any actual designated agency to make sure of the eligibility of our Presidents. This is a form of Constitutional Crisis, in that the people look at this as purely a political issue, irrespective of the Constitution directing a mandatory non-discretionary duty upon Congress that we are to make sure gets done:
“The Congress shall have Power….
“To establish an uniform Rule of Naturalization, and uniform Laws on the subject of Bankruptcies throughout the United States;” Article I, Section 8, Clause 4, http://www.archives.gov/exhibits/charters/constitution_transcript.html
Lack of action in this regard, in establishing the criteria that says one is a “natural born citizen of the United States” as opposed to one that is “naturalized” is a government neglecting its Constitutional Duty. An agency to use such definitions is necessary for sake of making sure all eligibility packets are reviewed prior to one being considered a candidate to make sure this type of question, that also plagued John McCain, is no longer part of a public spectacle.
The lack of sharing their birth certificate before they are a candidate, further illustrates those who want to run this country who are too pompous and arrogant to provide this information, and thereby they demonstrate their contempt toward our Constitution and We, The American People.
This is why this issue is so very important to be addressed, so as to assure our Constitution is being enforced, to remind this government their power, their acts, and deeds are at our pleasure and not their own, that those “seats of power” are on loan to them subject to their good behavior as a servant, and not a reward to reign over us thereafter, as though being selected to be worshiped, and, our nation's royalty.
In closing, I will say that revealing a certificate these 3 years later may just create even more questions, please review the following subset of a plethora of links on the subject and judge for yourself:
Thank you for reading this writing to help understand why the birth certificate issue is not one that should engender ridicule, but appreciation, and hopefully leads us to wake up to our role as the Sovereign Power of the United States of America (see http://govote.avoiceofthepeople.com/quoting-the-founders/james-wilson-signatory-to-declaration-of-independence-the-us-constitution/ and http://www.lexrex.com/enlightened/AmericanIdeal/yardstick/pr4_quotes.html.
Sure he's kept his budget very high, expanding spending even further beyond the scope of the Constitution at every turn. Thus, when it comes to our money, that money in the U.S. Treasury, there is no question Barack “The Unaccomplished” Hussein Obama continues to shock and awe the world by his feigned ineptitude, as our illustrious President by ACORN accomplishes, with the precision of a Swiss watchmaker, what Bill Ayers and his Weather Underground wanted to do to America during the 60s and 70s, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HWMIwziGrAQ&feature=player_embedded
Consider this in review of this last month, and over the course of the coming month....
• How much of what you eat plays to a sense of guilt, and, the government wants to keep you from eating it?
• How much your monthly gasoline bill has been increasing steadily every month, and how you're considering which card to borrow on to pay to get to work and earn what you were earning 2 or even 3 years ago, or less?
• How much is in your retirement fund now, and, if retired, how much of any increase, via the rally on Wall Street, are you going to now realize as an increase in your income tax liability?
• How much did your healthcare costs rise this year?
• How much is your bank charging you extra for a variety of services they once gave you for free or much, much less?
• How much are you paying to travel to do business and is this resulting in you being unable to afford the same business activity you had 2 or 3 years ago?
• How many months have you put off asking for a raise, and, has your job description added new activities and discouraged submissions of personal expenses that achieve company goals for reimbursement?
• Are your co-workers encouraged or discouraged and has office politics become far more aggressive, to the point your job isn't enjoyable and you assume this is true everywhere so, naturally, you do not quit?
Obama & Progressive Democrat Policies achieved to enjoy the above Consequences:
• Around $1 billion a week is being spent in Libya today of your money.
• Around $200 billion a month is spent by the United States Government, that's around $80,000 per second, $4,800,000 per minute, and around $36,000 is borrowed on top of that, http://www.usgovernmentrevenue.com/yearrev2010_0.html#usgs302F0.
• The U.S. Government is discussing sale of General Motors stocks early, and currently this would mean our tax dollars spent bailing out GM would lose 11 billion dollars, http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748703916004576271382418887092.html.
• 787 billion dollar stimulus of borrowed money from another country that resulted in no substantial increase in economic activity, and/or jobs, but accrued another 60 billion of interest, to cost 862 billion dollars, http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2010/08/30/cbo-years-iraq-war-cost-stimulus-act/.
• Passage of a Healthcare Bill without being read, and, therefore, without any assurance by those voting for it, and the President signing it, that it was within the confines of the Constitution, that included $105 Billion of deficit spending, cuts the charity deduction in half, and takes $500 Billion from Medicare, while double-counting that amount to erroneously claim to save $500 Billion, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ukaIZ7pmabo&feature=player_embedded.
• If the banking system failed today, around $600 Trillion, that's $600,000,000,000,000, would go into default. We bailed out the banks with 700 billion dollars to keep that from happening, without any strings attached to bring this $600 Trillion amount to decrease. Of course you can thank Harry Reid for the Bank Bailout, http://changingwind.org/index/comment.php?comment.news.2.
• And the truth about the so called “Tax cuts for the wealthy” of “700 billion dollars we can't afford.” From, amazingly, CNN:
“Treasury estimates the costs of making the tax cuts permanent for everyone is $3.7 trillion over 10 years.
“Of that, $3 trillion accounts for the cost of extending them for the vast majority of Americans, as the president has proposed. The remaining $700 billion is the cost of extending them permanently for the high-income earners.”-- Emphasis mine, http://money.cnn.com/2010/09/15/news/economy/bush_tax_cuts_faqs/
Thus a large portion of the consequences, of our daily lives costing more, and a Federal Reserve floating more debt on our currency in an endless loop is due to “redistribution of wealth” better known as: Tax Cuts For 95% Of Americans
And all of this is happening as we lose our sense of independence, security, certainty, our nation, and everything we had come to believe can count on. A loss solely according to the policies of President Obama and the Democrats, their shift in priority to assure overbearing government or a Cloward and Piven undermining of America into Communism. Government takes what we pay in and spends it on theories to pursue a vision foreign to Our Nation's Founders, yet we keep paying in hopes they'll spend it to fix the situation.
In other words, Obama's academicians – if innocently wrong -- can't comprehend the meaning of “ponzi” and “pyramid” scheme when applied to their multi-tiered loss system. And as Obama keeps making sure you and I lose, and lose, more and more, like we're contestants in the “Biggest Loser” and Obama's our trainer, there comes a point when the notion of “it's stupidity and accident,” lose their excuse value and luster. I believe that point has come:
It's time we all realized that the undermining of America that has gone on over the last 100 years, has been intentional, along with the baiting of race, class, etc. The fact that educations of Presidents are similar, while one side or the other is claiming the leader stupid, demonstrates the success of a government that is filled with politicians wielding power in absence and literal ignorance of Our Written Constitution. It is time we remember we're all Americans, that we like to work to achieve, to challenge ourselves on our own terms, to win and know that we competed well, to lose and learn from our mistakes, to choose for ourselves our time of leisure and use of whatever wealth, no matter how small or large, that we worked hard for, or inherited from those who did.
We, The People, must stand up together and do not let this person, or any other, President Of The United States, make us the biggest loser for their own record, gain, and social stature amongst those in their circles of acquaintance.
We, The People, must always put America first, the meaning and purpose of this nation's establishment, the limits on government for our safety and security, and assuring there is no enemy who can defeat us in any battle as paramount for then it is we, as the Sovereign Power of this nation, who put the act of self-government over the act of dependent reliance on those who promise, whose carrot on the stick, is merely a ruse to control us through the carrot's string – and beat us with the stick if we do not comply!
Thank you for Reading,
Of course, with Donald Trump's willingness to be a “birther” and not able to be silenced about it, there is his statement that “the birth certificate may show he[Obama] was Muslim.”
Now, I am not about to believe that would be on the certificate, but, to make sure all know Obama admits his Muslim upbringing, I would direct you here, http://www.barackobama.com/2007/03/06/obama_man_of_the_world.php [UPDATE 02-24-2013, suddenly remembered the Wayback Machine, archive from 2007 heh, http://web.archive.org/web/20070308125213/http://www.barackobama.com/2007/03/06/obama_man_of_the_world.php]. However with the 2012 campaign in full swing they've decided to remove that particular page. Luckily a copy of it is available here, http://greenpagan.blogspot.com/2007/03/obama-man-of-world.html and you don't have to log in to read it as you do at the New York Times, http://select.nytimes.com/2007/03/06/opinion/06kristof.html?_r=2&oref=slogin&oref=slogin
In any event, paragraphs 3-7 are the admission most are looking for:
“In foreign policy as well, Mr. Obama would bring to the White House an important experience that most other candidates lack: he has actually lived abroad. He spent four years as a child in Indonesia and attended schools in the Indonesian language, which he still speaks.
“'I was a little Jakarta street kid,' he said in a wide-ranging interview in his office (excerpts are on my blog, www.nytimes.com/ontheground). He once got in trouble for making faces during Koran study classes in his elementary school, but a president is less likely to stereotype Muslims as fanatics — and more likely to be aware of their nationalism — if he once studied the Koran with them.
“Mr. Obama recalled the opening lines of the Arabic call to prayer, reciting them with a first-rate accent. In a remark that seemed delightfully uncalculated (it’ll give Alabama voters heart attacks), Mr. Obama described the call to prayer as “one of the prettiest sounds on Earth at sunset.”
“Moreover, Mr. Obama’s own grandfather in Kenya was a Muslim. Mr. Obama never met his grandfather and says he isn’t sure if his grandfather’s two wives were simultaneous or consecutive, or even if he was Sunni or Shiite. (O.K., maybe Mr. Obama should just give up on Alabama.)”
Now I'd like to make sure also that we're all aware of what the Muslim Call To Prayer is, and how it's done, thus a video:
Pretty good to keep that perfect accent for 40 years now isn't it?
I must set forth that in order for a child to attend School in Indonesia at the time the child had to be an Indonesian citizen. In order to be an Indonesian citizen the father had to swear for the child as a Muslim and had to renounce any other citizenship. Thus, according to the law ruling Indonesia, Barack Obama had to be a Muslim to be in school there, and, as you can see, the school taught the Koran.
What puzzles me the most today is that I haven't heard of a “fatwa” being issued against Barack Obama by radical Islam or anyone. Their belief is that it is punishable by death to leave Islam, and the age by which you became Muslim doesn't matter either, if you leave you are subject to death. Now a high profile figure, even as U.S. Senator, and particularly anything having to do with the west, who was once Muslim would be an absolute target of such Islamic extremist radicals, if, for no other purpose, than the publicity and ability to use this as a recruiting tool.
Thus, I'll go out on a limb and say, based on the foregoing alone, I am convinced Barack Obama may still be a Muslim.
Thank you for reading,
Areas of relation:
-Portion of germane Article I, Section 2 and direct taxation:
“Representatives and direct Taxes shall be apportioned among the several States which may be included within this Union, according to their respective Numbers, which shall be determined by adding to the whole Number of free Persons, including those bound to Service for a Term of Years, and excluding Indians not taxed, three fifths of all other Persons.”
-Portion of Article I, Section 8:
“The Congress shall have Power To lay and collect Taxes, Duties, Imposts and Excises, to pay the Debts and provide for the common Defence and general Welfare of the United States; but all Duties, Imposts and Excises shall be uniform throughout the United States;
“To borrow Money on the credit of the United States;
“To coin Money, regulate the Value thereof, and of foreign Coin, and fix the Standard of Weights and Measures;”
-Portion of Article I, Section 10:
“No State shall enter into any Treaty, Alliance, or Confederation; grant Letters of Marque and Reprisal; coin Money; emit Bills of Credit; make any Thing but gold and silver Coin a Tender in Payment of Debts; pass any Bill of Attainder, ex post facto Law, or Law impairing the Obligation of Contracts, or grant any Title of Nobility.”
1. Was omitted from Section 2 of the 14th Amendment, and appears to establish the State governments fund the National Government through direct taxation.
2. Taxes are intended to pay the debts and assure the national government is able to meet Article I, Section 8 obligations, and nothing else.
3. The capitalization of “Money” makes it a proper noun, and in relation to borrow, it appears this is a particular type of debt issued against the Credit of the United States, and is after establishment of a direct Tax on the States. Today the “Faith and Credit” clause of municipal and government bonds is known to mean the taxing power of the governmental entity issuing the bond.
4. Again capitalized, “Money” with statements of making the value regular (“regulate”) and setting forth that weights and measures need to be a certain, accurate, and unchanging (“fix”). It is obvious that there is no mention of gold nor silver in regard to the National Government and its issue of money. This stands to reason since the National Government's entire property holding is the District of Columbia, 10 miles square, and lacks the area for significant amounts of these resources.
5. Capitalized “Money” after the “coin” in use as a verb.
6. “Bills of Credit” is a proper instrument title, http://www.lectlaw.com/def/b099.htm, defined:
“It is provided by the Constitution of the United States, Art. I, Sec. X, that no state shall 'emit bills of credit, or make anything but gold and silver coin a tender in payment or debts.' Such bills of credit are declared to mean promissory notes or bills issued exclusively on the credit of the state, and for the payment of which the faith of the state only is pledged. The prohibition, therefore, does not apply to the notes of a state bank drawn on the credit of a particular fund set apart for the purpose. Bills of credit may be defined to be paper issued and intended to circulate through the community for its ordinary purposes as money redeemable at a future day.” It is worth noting that the National Government is not prohibited from issuing “Bills of Credit” and that this context of “the faith of the state only is pledged,” I haven't, so far, found support for.”--Emphasis mine, http://www.lectlaw.com/def/b099.htm
7. “Thing” “Coin” “Tender” “Payment of Debts” are all proper nouns. Coin here is not being used as a verb, and it is rather interesting that this “gold and silver” requirement is a requirement placed upon the states.
Now for what I understand of all of this:
-The capitalized term “Money” is a specie of legal vehicle to be treated as an object, be it coin or paper.
-The Term “coin Money” means the relating of the paper to a tangible as it's guarantee.
-That this phrase “make any Thing but gold and silver Coin a Tender in Payment of Debts” is a prohibition on the States from denying their gold and silver to be made available for redemption of “Money” issued by the United States.
-The term “Bill of Credit” as a prohibitive use of the States, is to assure that States do not issue currency that is backed by their gold and silver, (causing the tangible to be accounted for backing two different currency issues) that States do not “coin Money.”
Conclusion: The “gold and silver Coin” is specifically for use to pay the “direct Tax” of the National Government when imposed upon the States to afford the issue of “Money” as National “Bills of Credit.” That this system of money caused the National Government to be dependent upon the States for funding its activities. The States therefore were the top of the heap in the golden rule, “he with the gold rules.”
This caused an extreme jealousy of the National Government, indicated by the 1861-1865 currency acts to fund the Civil War, and which were the source of the entire central government run currency system that has reversed the flow of funds so all monies come from the National Government to the States. This has caused the States to be dependent on the National Government for their ability to fund themselves, and without using their own resources in a manner to assure funding of their State or the National Government as a whole.
That today, the $14,000,000,000,000 debt is due to this reversal of flow and lack of maintaining State Power as a check and balance to National Government trespass upon the States and Individual Liberty.
Thank you for reading,
The $600 1099 small business reporting requirement is a perfect reason to visit that “you have to pass it to see what's in it” Pelosi-ism. The reality is in the House Rules and the fact that those rules were ignored by the Democrat Party. Below is a clause that explains why this provision was in the bill in the first place, that this $600 provision originated in the wrong house in order to meet the legal requirements that Newt Gingrich's Congress wanted to rein in government spending.
Note that if you wish to skip below the cited legalese mumbo jumbo to follow, I entirely understand.
Please do note that the following is being cited to help people understand the larger scope of government violation occurring here. The existence of this revenue generating provision in the healthcare “law” is direct evidence of the failure to follow the Written Constitutional process to be lawful and have any binding effect. There is no consent of the governed in the Healthcare “law,” that I'd rather call, “The Cloward and Piven Progressive Healthcare To Destroy America Act”:
Here's Rule XIII, clause 3, (d):
“Each report of a committee on a public bill or public joint resolution shall contain the following:
(1) A statement citing the specific powers granted to Congress in the Constitution to enact the law proposed by the bill or joint resolution.”-- http://frwebgate.access.gpo.gov/cgi-bin/getdoc.cgi?dbname=110_cong_house_rules_manual&docid=110hruletx-70.pdf
“This reporting requirement replaced former clause 2(l)(4) of rule XI, which became a part of the rules under the Committee Reform Amendments of 1974, effective January 3, 1975 (H. Res. 988, 93d Cong., Oct. 8, 1974, p. 34470). In its original form the provision required an analytical statement of inflationary impact, but in the 105th Congress it was converted to require a statement of constitutional authority (H. Res. 5, Jan. 7, 1997, p. 121). If a point of order were sustained under this subparagraph, the measure would be ‘‘recommitted’’ to await possible return to the Calendar by the filing of a supplemental report pursuant to clause 3(a)(2) correcting the technical error (Feb. 13, 1995, p. 4591)....
“The Unfunded Mandates Reform Act of 1995 (P.L. 104–4; 109 Stat. 48) added a new part B to title IV of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 (2 U.S.C. 658–658g) that imposes several requirements on committees with respect to measures effecting ‘‘Federal mandates’’ (secs. 423–424; 2 U.S.C. 658b–c)
and establishes points of order to permit separate votes on whether to enforce those requirements (sec. 425; 2 U.S.C. 658d). See § 1127, infra.”-- Emphasis mine, Ibid.
Not so funny how this Constitutional Authority is missing and admitted to be missing, at the date of this article, according to the United States Senate, http://www.govtrack.us/congress/bill.xpd?bill=h111-3590.
And since they happened to mention “unfunded mandates” let's look at the United States Code, the law they passed “that imposes several requirements on committees with respect to measures effecting 'Federal mandates',” in pertinent part:
2 U.S.C. 658-658g, http://frwebgate.access.gpo.gov/cgi-bin/getdoc.cgi?dbname=browse_usc&docid=Cite:+2USC658:
“(6) Federal mandate
“ The term ``Federal mandate'' means a Federal intergovernmental mandate or a Federal private sector mandate, as defined in paragraphs (5) and (7).”-- Ibid.
Paragraph 7 goes this way (States should look at paragraph 5):
“(7) Federal private sector mandate
The term ``Federal private sector mandate'' means any provision in legislation, statute, or regulation that--
(A) would impose an enforceable duty upon the private sector
(i) a condition of Federal assistance; or
(ii) a duty arising from participation in a voluntary
Federal program; or
“ (B) would reduce or eliminate the amount of authorization of appropriations for Federal financial assistance that will be provided to the private sector for the purposes of ensuring compliance with such duty.”-- Ibid
If you just skipped down to here, I don't blame you.
In summary, there are rules that must be complied with to assure there is no violation of the Constitution and its specific limits, as well as powers granted to each branch exclusive of each other. Thomas Jefferson wrote the first rules for the House and what we have today is based on his original rules.
Some of these rules base themselves on legislation, such at the legislation that ended up as part of the United States Code.
Once made a law, violations of that statute cause 2 things to happen, 1) it is a crime and 2) it has a prescribed Title 18 punishment. And this stands to all purpose and intent in the existence of the Constitution.
Also, it is worth noting, that where a power is specifically granted to a branch of government, unless otherwise specified, that power belongs to that branch alone.
Confirmation of Supreme Court Justices by the Senate is as exclusive, and limits the House, in the same way that Article I, Section 7, Clause 1, “all Bills for Raising Revenue shall originate in the House” excludes all other branches. There is no mention of “start” but instead “originate” meaning, the whole revenue generating idea must have origin in the House. This $600 1099 provision, as well as the entire “individual mandate” were concoctions of the Senate, that they ignore a previous House bill's content entirely—the bill used was entirely rewritten to excuse Senate illegal imposition in “origination” of a tax, as they admit in the blue web-link text (following link in next paragraph).
Of course, at current, according to these rules, the blue web-link text for the actual healthcare “law” that “passed” (http://www.govtrack.us/congress/bill.xpd?bill=h111-3590), and the Department Of Justice defensive pleading in the 26 state Healthcare lawsuit (http://21statelawsuit.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/08/HCSM-DOJ-Reply-MTD-DE-74.pdf), it is clear the Constitution has been usurped by arguendo ad infinitum. And this makes it further certain that government does not take the Constitution to mean any more than something to argue about, to destroy the foundation of this nation by this instrument of settlement of the argument through its ratification by us. Our Founders set forth specific enumerated powers granted for specific intents and purposes, overall as directive upon government to assure it stays within Constitutional enumerated, and not general, powers. Police powers were not granted to the national government by the Constitution, as one example.
This leads to the paramount importance of attaining the original understanding of Our Founders and the Founding Generation. We are so far removed from what they went through that we do not understand these were a people who left heart-wrenching oppression. This oppression is best described by an officer's record from the time and published in Discipline & Punish by Michel Foucault at pages 3-6. The setting is March 1757 Feudal Europe, and I quote in part to help engender how heart-wrenching it was to be a subject of Feudal Government:
“After two or three attempts, the executioner Samson and he who had used the pincers each drew out a knife from his pocket and cut the body at the thighs instead of severing the legs at the joints; the four horses gave a tug and carried off the two thighs after them, namely, that of the right side first, the other following; then the same was done to the arms, the shoulders, the arm-pits and the four limbs; the flesh had to be cut almost to the bone, the horses pulling hard carried off the right arm first and the other afterwards.
“When the four limbs had been pulled away, the confessors came to speak with him; but his executioner told them that he was dead, though the truth was that I saw the man move, his lower jaw moving from side to side as if he were talking. One of the executioners even said shortly afterwards that when they had lifted the trunk to throw it on the stake, he was still alive. The four limbs were untied from the ropes and thrown on the stake set up in the enclosure in line with the scaffold, then the trunk and the rest were covered with logs and faggots, and fire was put to the straw mixed with the wood.....
“....In accordance with the decree, the whole was reduced to ashes. The last piece to be found in the embers was still burning at half past ten in the evening. The pieces of flesh and the trunk had taken about four hours to burn. The officers of whom I was one, as also was my son, and a detachment of archers remained in the square until nearly eleven o'clock.”-- Discipline and Punish, Ibid.
It is a fact that those people who left this type of subjection, meaning Our Founders and the Founding Generation, were rightly paranoid to protect their Individual Liberty. Their documents left for us, the unanimous Declaration of Independence, Constitution for the United States of America, and Bill of Rights, were not intended for micro meaning redefinition, but were intended for the macro purpose of defining that the People are over government, that this is our Divine Right according to Our Creator who endowed us with Unalienable Rights, that we in turn institute government to protect those rights, meaning most specifically: To assure the People are never treated as chattel property.
The government violations of our Constitution as set forth above may seem trivial in comparison to the ways of Feudal Europe in the 1750s. Yet it is the willing usurpation of Our Written Constitution that is the telltale signs that government, and those in it, have decided they no longer are the servant of, but the Master over, us.
Note the new FCC regulation of “net neutrality” that only helps generate an unspoken fear, rendering We The People with a new uncertainty of government exceeding its limit to interfere in our free speech and communications, to which government will then claim dominion when we assert public use, theirs a persistent abuse of “regular” as the means of “control,” while not giving a damn that we're unsure who we might offend in government.
Over and over from the Obama Administration and the Progressive Democrat Party there is the clear and unambiguous sign of government coming to conclude in perfect elitist fashion, and by the repeated cycle of all the various “welfare” programs, that We The People are to be treated as chattel property. We've heard it as a sort of joke now and then, on the assumption “it can never happen in America,” yet the continued allowance of expanding programs that only encourage dependency on government testify to an overt and abusive government that acts in abrogation of our consent, that government is pursuing to place us in subject servitude, in slavery, to government through this dependency.
In law it is the right and duty of a slave to escape their Master, a right and duty we seem to have ignored that those in government would pursue as our slave. We failed to understand that government will not fix and take care of itself in accordance with their role as servant to the Will of The People. Instead government has pursued, since the first 12 Amendments, to do all it can to destroy the Constitution, and using every ploy possible to redefine a document that by its own terms is directive language of a people to the government they institute, to now be construed as some sort of always arguable grantor of rights to the people. It is this multiplicitous understanding of the Constitution that protects Progressive activity in our government and allows it to continue, irrespective of undermining Individual Liberty, as that is the only net result of usurpation of Our Written Constitution.
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P.S. Also please look at these articles regarding the healthcare “non-law” status, an abuse of process that occurred due to one party majority violating Our Written Constitution and subjecting us to Omnipotent British Democracy style government, instead of the Written Constitutional Republic intended, http://changingwind.org/index/comment.php?comment.news.94, http://changingwind.org/index/comment.php?comment.news.66, and http://changingwind.org/index/comment.php?comment.news.131.