1 December 2013

 

The end of the Monroe Doctrine! Have we been following that doctrine anyway? — http://www.realclearworld.com/articles/2013/11/25/kerrys_confused_eulogy_for_the_monroe_doctrine.html

I know enough about the defense business to know that ordinary citizen know NOTHING about what intelligence data really says, especially the “latest” reports

— http://fff.org/explore-freedom/article/iran-its-not-about-nuclear-weapons/

— http://www.huffingtonpost.com/william-o-beeman/iran-nuclear-program_b_4332182.html?utm_hp_ref=tw

— http://www.atlanticcouncil.org/blogs/natosource/report-nsa-bugged-merkel-s-phone-at-request-of-state-departments
The Green County Tea Party is now forming. That stands for “Totally Engaged Americans” — http://greenecountyteaparty.ohlc.org/2013/11/30/getting-ready-for-the-tues-dec-3-leadership-team-meeting/

 

My former congressman is a great man and a great speaker. You all should get to know him. — http://bobmcewen.com

 

Negative Rights or Positive Rights – Time to choose? — better know what they are first. Negative rights = Freedom — Positive Rights lead to tyranny as what you have is taken to give to someone who does not have it. — http://townhall.com/columnists/walterewilliams/2013/11/27/masking-totalitarianism-n1752830/page/full

 

The Real Story of Thanksgiving: How the free markets, capitalism & freedom saved the Pilgrims and they were thankful. I guess this story will not make the popular press.

— http://www.rushlimbaugh.com/daily/2012/11/21/the_real_story_of_thanksgiving

— http://mises.org/daily/1678

— http://defenseofcapitalism.blogspot.com/2009/11/true-meaning-of-thanksgiving-birth-of.html

 

Iowa Senate seat is getting close – Due to Obamacare — http://www.conservativeintel.com/2013/11/25/new-iasen-poll-obamacares-dead-weight-could-tip-the-scale-in-iowa-senate-race/

 

Corporate welfare in the form of tax credits is disguised as community development but is really crony capitalism. Stop all credits reduce taxes for everyone. Promote the GENERAL welfare for all and not the SPECIFIC welfare for a few. It’s in the Constitution. Read it! — http://www.nydailynews.com/opinion/n-y-corporate-welfare-capital-article-1.1528864

 

Was the JFK assassination a communist plot or something else? I side with the Communist idea! Lyndon Johnson may have beed a ruthless politician, but a murderer? — http://www.trevorloudon.com/2013/11/the-collapse-of-journalistic-standards-in-jfk-coverage/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+NewZeal+%28New+Zeal+Blog%29

 

We will never know the truth about current Iranian relations until after the next war or crash of some kind. I doubt this will end well for the Iranian people or Middle East peace, in general! — http://fff.org/explore-freedom/article/iran-its-not-about-nuclear-weapons/

 

The NSA foundation has been shaken by the Snowdon revelation — quote from the article “Lawmakers and former top intelligence officials said they expect the administration to institute a process for weighing the value of surveillance operations against the political and diplomatic costs of being found out.” — The more secrecy the least likely actions will be discovered (even with a guy like Snowden). Political mischief occurs in the shadows while something else happens in the shining light to bolster the intentions (good & bad) of those in the shadows! — Lawmakers and former top intelligence officials said they expect the administration to institute a process for weighing the value of surveillance operations against the political and diplomatic costs of being found out.

 

I hope that this list only has 32 items, but I doubt it! — http://dcclothesline.com/2013/11/28/32-privacy-destroying-technologies-systematically-transforming-america-giant-prison/

 

What is the purpose of the Welfare State? To help the poor? No way!! It helps those who pull the strings of power. If it helped the poor alone the politicians would never have done it. So the question becomes how should WE help the poor? Check out the references: Economics in One Lesson, by Henry Hazlitt, and The Economic Way of Thinking, by Paul Heyne, Peter Boettke, and David Prychitko — http://fff.org/explore-freedom/article/the-purpose-of-the-welfare-state/

 

Fascinating story about the current state of Cuba by an undercover journalist — http://www.worldaffairsjournal.org/blog/michael-j-totten/welcome-cuba

 

Does this sound fishy to you? What is a Worker Center? — “The group is registered as a 501(c)5 worker center and straddles a murky area of labor law since neither the National Labor Relations Board— Worker centers, such as OUR Walmart, are not bound by the same federal labor law that has regulated unions for nearly a century. They can organize protests inside and outside of stores in perpetuity, stage pressure campaigns against suppliers and clients, claim to represent workers without organizing campaigns, and appoint their own leaders without member elections” — http://freebeacon.com/critics-walmart-protests-lack-actual-walmart-employees/

Free men operating in a free market is the only comprehensive answer to our problems. — http://defenseofcapitalism.blogspot.com/2009/11/on-radio-importance-of-economic-freedom.html

This has got to stop! – “First and foremost, the guiding idea behind political paternalism is that the individual cannot be trusted to be a free and responsible human being. Those who wish to socially engineer our lives consider us too ignorant, too irresponsible, and too narrow in our own personal planning horizons to intelligently and reasonably take care of our own health care, our own retirement, our own family’s education, or our own spending and consumption choices.” — First and foremost, the guiding idea behind political paternalism is that the individual cannot be trusted to be a free and responsible human being. Those who wish to socially engineer our lives consider us too ignorant, too irresponsible, and too narrow in our own personal planning horizons to intelligently and reasonably take care of our own health care, our own retirement, our own family’s education, or our own spending and consumption choices.

Cooperative Federalism and the IP transition – interesting report — http://www.insideronline.org/summary.cfm?id=21187

A private military? An interesting idea to be explored next to the reality of our current money sucking politician promoting service some people think that we have today! — http://o.dailycaller.com/thedailycaller/#!/entry/blackwater-founder-erik-prince-on-why-private-militaries-are-the,5294802a025312186c9121f6/1

Should college students take food stamps! Interesting analysis. — http://defenseofcapitalism.blogspot.com/2009/11/should-college-students-use-food-stamps.html

 

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