Hat Tip Derrick Grayson
“They want to know who you are, what you have, and where you live. . . When we become disarmed, it’s over.”
February 15, 2014
As I watched the opening ceremony for the Olympics at Sochi I couldn’t help but compare it to the 2010 Beijing Olympics opening ceremony. We were awed by the precision and perfection of the Chinese during their opening ceremony. In the Sochi light show the fifth circle of the Olympic symbol did not change from a snowflake into a circle, which was surprising. Some say the fifth circle represents the U.S and this was Russia giving us the finger. As the aerial cameras captured the ice skaters who were skating in formation and making a creepy eye design on the ice I could not help but think that they were not creating a smooth circular flowing motion, and that they were not evenly spaced apart from each other. It was very disappointing as figure skating is my favorite part of the winter Olympics.
The commentators appeared extremely biased towards Russia and communism. One expressed the sentiment that a country as vast as Russia can only be managed through a communist government. They are naïve in their understanding of communism, where everything is owned by the State. It would be interesting to find out if these commentators know the history of the Ukraine during the forced famine under Josef Stalin between 1932 and 1933. Private property was seized by the government and the landowners forced to work and farm the land, only to have the food taken from them and sent to European countries while they and their families were left to starve to death. They would be punished or killed if they were caught eating any of the food. Stalin used the money raised to further his Five Year Plan to transform the Soviet Union. As many as 25,000 people died daily at the height of the famine and it is reported some people even resorted to cannibalism.
One of the true freedoms we have in America is our ability to purchase and own property. Property ownership is what The American Dream was and is all about. On a personal note, the first of my ancestors to come to the Colonies in 1747 was granted two hundred acres of land from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania for his patriotic service during the Revolutionary War.
It is unfortunate that our schools are teaching that “collectivism” is superior to individual rights. They are destroying the dream.
Our friend and conservative commentator Bill Whittle of PJTV reveals what athletes, reporters, and visitors to Sochi found upon their arrival. We know Russia had over a decade to prepare for the 2014 winter Olympics. The contrast between the free market system and a State controlled system is obvious, as it is obvious our current administration wants to take us forward into this socialist/Marxist/communist utopia.
February 4, 2014
At last week’s State of the Union address, President Obama spoke of a new retirement investment plan, called MyRA. Americans should understand EXACTLY what MyRA is and what it means to each and every one of us. It is explained in an article in Forbes by John E. Girouard entitled “Obama’s MyRA Savings Plan: Wolf In Sheep’s Clothing?”
Girouard writes: “If you were wondering how the federal government is going to unload those trillions of dollars in long-term Treasury bonds it’s been buying for the past five or so years—quantitative easing is the technical term—President Obama dropped an anvil hint in his State of the Union address last week. You’re going to buy them, with the retirement savings you’ll be putting in the President’s new MyRA program.
If ever there was a misnamed initiative this one ranks near the top. It’s a mash-up of My and IRA. It implies a greater level of possession than the familiar Individual Retirement Account, which came into being forty years ago during another retirement crisis—the 1970s, when a deep, stubborn recession drove corporate defined-benefit pension plans into the ditch.”
Don’t be surprised if President Obama issues an executive order requiring a certain percentage of your personal IRA and/or 401K accounts to be invested in government bonds, a/k/a United States debt. As the government continues to rack up trillions of dollars of debt and no one wants to buy it, you will be forced to buy this debt. You will have less money to invest in real estate or in the stock market, in your small business, or other options for your own retirement and prosperity.
This MyRA account is the government stealing more of your hard earned money to feed it’s insatiable appetite. After the lies of Obamacare and the increased costs of health care premiums, now we see the introduction of MyRA. We have to understand our labor and earnings are our property. Government is supposed to protect our property. When will this confiscatory theft of our property be stopped?
To read the complete article click here.
February 2, 2014
Hat Tip: Wyoming Against The Common Core
Parents and Educators must continue to speak out against Common Core in front of their school boards and state and federal representatives. They are all blindly accepting the federal funding for the education of our children, either not understanding the implications of the curricula and data collection, or they are…
January 29, 2014
The President speaks about growing inequality. How do you define it? Senator Mike Lee (R-Utah) speaks of government driven inequality. This is what the Tea Party has been protesting, challenging the well connected on the left and the right.
January 14, 2014
“This program is dumbing our children down!”
January 12, 2014
Hat Tip Trevor Loudon – Posted by Brent P. from The Right Planet - Alfred E. Smith: Betrayal of the Democratic Party “The following is the transcript of a speech given by Democratic Governor of New York Alfred E. Smith in Washington, D.C., in 1936. This speech is Appendix A (I’ve also included Appendix B from […]
January 11, 2014
Doc Hastings and the House Natural Resources Committee has been fighting the administration’s war on coal for two years: WASHINGTON, D.C., January 9, 2014 – House Natural Resources Committee Chairman Doc Hastings (WA-04) delivered the following opening statement at today’s Full Committee oversight hearing on “Obama Administration’s War on Coal: The Recent Report by the […]