Archive for the 'General' Category

Freedom in Egypt, but only for Muslims

Posted by Winston on October 9th, 2011

From: Islamic War Against the West CAIRO — “On her first day to school, 15-year-old Christian student Ferial Habib was stopped at the doorstep of her new high school with clear instructions: either put on a headscarf or no school this year. Habib refused. While most Muslim women in Egypt wear the headscarf, Christians do […]

So, let me get this straight: the FDA sends SWAT teams in to shut down dairy farmers selling raw milk, but they’re fine with letting Genetically Modified food flood our grocery stores? Something very wrong here.

“The Obama administration is furiously trying to play down links between House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and a giant new $737 million loan guarantee for a green energy project in Nevada. Pelosi’s brother-in-law, Ronald Pelosi, is second-in-command at Pacific Corporate Group, one of the main investors in the solar-thermal Crescent Dunes project now under construction […]

Man ordered to surrender guns – for blogging

Posted by Jack on September 30th, 2011

‘My life’s in danger now. I can’t defend myself, I can’t defend you’ By Joe Kovacs “An Arizona man has filed a federal lawsuit against some of the state’s top judges, claiming they’re taking away his freedom of speech and right to own firearms, all because someone didn’t like what he wrote on his blog. […]

EPA to property owner: ‘Your land is our land’

Posted by Jack on September 24th, 2011

$40 million in EPA fines pending over plan to build new home “Just imagine. You want to build a home, so you buy a $23,000 piece of land in a residential subdivision in your hometown and get started. The government then tells you to stop, threatens you with $40 million in fines and is not […]

Illegal Aliens Receive Billions in IRS Tax Benefits

Posted by Jack on September 24th, 2011

On July 7, 2011, the U.S. Department of Treasury’s inspector general for tax administration issued a startling report entitled “Individuals Who Are Not Authorized to Work in the United States Were Paid $4.2 Billion in Refundable Credits.” No wonder the nation’s finances are in turmoil. According to the Treasury report, foreign nationals not authorized to […]

Charlie Chaplin’s final speech in “The Great Dictator”

Posted by Jack on September 15th, 2011

Wikipedia: “Several similarities between Hitler and Chaplin have been noted and may have been a pivotal factor in Chaplin’s decision to make The Great Dictator. Chaplin and Hitler had superficially similar looks, most famously their toothbrush mustaches, and this similarity is often commented upon. (Tommy Handley wrote a song named “Who is This Man Who […]

Should Faking a Name on Facebook Be a Felony?

Posted by Jack on September 15th, 2011

Congress contemplates draconian punishment for Internet lies. By ORIN S. KERR “Imagine that President Obama could order the arrest of anyone who broke a promise on the Internet. So you could be jailed for lying about your age or weight on an Internet dating site. Or you could be sent to federal prison if your […]

By TARYN ASHER WARREN, Mich. (WJBK) – If you spot Jeff Haman, you will likely notice his holstered .45 caliber carried out in the open. It’s his legal right, but you wouldn’t think so when you hear what Haman claims happened as he was walking home in August 2009 on Twelve Mile Road west of […]

“Fathom the odd hypocrisy that Congress wants every citizen to prove they are insured, but not that they are citizens.” – Ben Stein

“The great virtue of a free market system is that it does not care what color people are; it does not care what their religion is; it only cares whether they can produce something you want to buy. It is the most effective system we have discovered to enable people who hate one another to […]

“In this day and age, it seems that just believing in the Constitution can make you an enemy of the state and a target of the government. A friend of the Second Amendment, and Founder of Committees of Safety in Connecticut, Walter Reddy, just learned this truth the hard way. In late January, 2011, Walter […]

“…two of the most unlikely people in the country have become enemies of the state: an eleven-year-old girl who wants to save a baby bird, and a manufacturing company that has managed to stay in business (and continue hiring!) in the midst of the worst recession in the nation’s history. A few months ago, a […]

“Those who profess to favor freedom, and yet depreciate agitation, are men who want crops without plowing up the ground. They want rain without thunder and lightning. They want the ocean without the awful roar of its waters. This struggle may be a moral one; or it may be a physical one; or it may […]

When the average person finds himself labeled a criminal

Posted by Jack on September 4th, 2011

“The more criminal the leadership of a country becomes, the easier it is for the average person to find himself labeled a criminal by that same leadership.” – Giordano Bruno, in a post at Zero Hedge

“…There is no nation on earth powerful enough to accomplish our overthrow. … Our destruction, should it come at all, will be from another quarter. From the inattention of the people to the concerns of their government, from their carelessness and negligence, I must confess that I do apprehend some danger. I fear that they […]

Thomas Jefferson: The first principle of association

Posted by Jack on September 4th, 2011

“To take from one, because it is thought his own industry and that of his fathers has acquired too much, in order to spare to others, who, or whose fathers, have not exercised equal industry and skill, is to violate arbitrarily the first principle of association, the guarantee to everyone the free exercise of his […]

When Heroes Become Bureaucrats

Posted by Jack on August 28th, 2011

Why cops and firefighters stood by as a man drowned in San Francisco Bay by Steven Greenhut “On Memorial Day, a suicidal man waded into San Francisco Bay outside the city of Alameda and stood there for about an hour, neck-deep in chilly water, as about 75 bystanders watched. Local police and firefighters were called […]

by Tom Tancredo “If anyone had any doubt about President Obama’s lack of respect for the Constitution, the separation of powers or the rule of law, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano dispelled that doubt on Aug. 18. Napolitano has announced rather cavalierly that her department will no longer enforce the nation’s immigration laws. According to […]

Texas Gov. Rick Perry Bills Feds for Housing Illegals

Posted by Jack on August 27th, 2011

“Texas Gov. Rick Perry has asked the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to reimburse the state $350 million to cover costs of imprisoning illegal immigrants. In a letter to Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, the top-tier Republican presidential candidate blamed the federal government for not securing the border with Mexico, allowing illegal immigrants to cross […]