Posts Tagged ‘Government’

IT HAPPENED BEFORE, THEREFORE WHEN IT HAPPENS AGAIN WE MUST ACCEPT IT AS A NORM

June 1, 2020

A recently married young woman, preparing Easter dinner to impress her husband, cut off the end of the ham before putting it in the roasting pan. When her husband asked her why she did so she answered “That’s the way mom taught me to cook a ham”.

One day shortly thereafter, she asked her mom the very same question. The matron answered that it was the way grandma had always done it.

Still questioning, the newlywed then asked her grandmother why the end was cut off the ham before cooking. Grandma’s answer was that she only had one roasting pan and it was usually too small for a ham large enough to feed the whole family.

From illegal immigration to throwing money at failing schools to the USPS, the circle continues. “Progressives” (aka Marxists, socialists, Communists, RINOS, etc.) always seem to see an opportunity to take money from the American earner to bolster their ever failing projects only to see those ventures continue to fail. They seem reluctant to look at the reasons for failure.

President Barack Obama took $787 BILLION dollars out of the money borrowed by the Treasury Department from our adversaries and allies alike. He gave the majority of it to friends and donors calling it a Stimulus Package. The citizens (idiots in the eyes of the Marxist/socialist cabal) were told that the money would help the economy recover from a down turn caused by poor economic policies of the Bush administration.

What it did was reward his donors and fill the pockets of future donors. Many of the companies awarded grants from the borrowed money gave their “C” level executives huge bonuses before declaring bankruptcy. The economy remained distressed for another eight years.

Donald Trump was elected president because the American people wanted to change the way Washington, D.C. works. Barack Obama promised to make the necessary changes, but as with everything he said, he did quite the opposite. He entrenched spies and operatives throughout the government agencies and departments to continue the work of enhancing his political power and eroding the will of the people of the country. In many cases, President Obama’s policies, edicts and directives set the stage for chaos if they were to be removed. One glaring example of many is the PPACA (aka Obamacare). https://bizarroworldusa.wordpress.com/2017/03/10/the-aca-landmine-the-tripwires-and-triggers-built-into-it/

Beyond that, he left behind a covert cabal of government operatives loyal only to the Democrat party. Like the landmines and time-bombs of the PPACA, this cabal is meant to disrupt any variation from the established path of the socialist left. Obama made sure that the roasting pan was not large enough to cook a full ham.

Donald Trump got a larger roasting pan and in the spring of his presidency the nation began to blossom. Then came Covid-19.

TAKE AWAY EVERYTHING, GIVE BACK A LITTLE

May 8, 2020

This is classic negotiating. Generally, what we have is two political parties that both want different things. Both want the best. One party wants the best for the people of the nation while the other wants the best for the party to which they belong. The only way to get what is wanted is to start from scratch.

When you have nothing, anything starts to look rosy. We, as people and as a nation, now have virtually nothing.

*There are few jobs – We cannot go to work, we cannot be productive.

*Children are no longer being indoctrinated in public schools – an unintended consequence.

*Bills are piling up, both personally and nationally.

*Businesses are closed – some will never reopen.

*We have little personal contact with friends and family.

*We cannot congregate in groups larger than ten people.

*We must stay 6′ apart at all times.

*We are forbade, or at the very least strongly discouraged from, leaving our homes (in some locales citizens are cited, fined and even arrested for doing just that).

*When we do go out in public, we are told to cover our faces.

*We are told not to touch surfaces or other people.

*We are to be “tested” by having blood drawn and carry a card identifying our status.

*Churches must maintain record of congregants.

*And the list goes on…

Due to a laboratory created (at least enhanced) virus, we are forced to relinquish our rights as citizens and as people in general. We are subjected to the edicts of government officials “for our own good”. The majority of former productive, independent and self-reliant individuals are now dependent on federal, state and local authorities for our welfare and well being. Subsistence payments are slow coming yet welcomed with smiles when they arrive.

When they, the medical and political authorities, allow us to return to our natural state it will be a revised natural state with fewer rights and privileges and more authority over our lives. This is nothing more than conditioning; the social engineering many of us have watched develop over the past decade or so. We are now starting with nothing. They will tell us what we need, can have and can do. They will tell us where, how and when we can do it. And we will appreciate all we are allowed because that life will be so much better than the one we live right now. It will not be what we’ve had because that was excessive and unnecessary. Austerity is in the future. Socialism, authoritarianism is our future now.

As of this writing, federal spending is rapidly approaching 117% of the GDP <link>. That spending will progress and grow very rapidly as the tax base continues to dwindle. At best, the spending will continue and even escalate as businesses reopen and slowly begin to once again pay into the federal coffers.

Of the two major political parties of this nation, one is conservative and wanting to adhere to the Constitution, curtail unnecessary spending by building a broad tax base, taxing lightly but sufficiently to underwrite the limited spending. The other is liberal with your earnings and wants to raise tax on everything in order to spend lavishly on programs that keep us all under government control.

There will be a rebound from the current situation. However, the direction of that rebound will undoubtedly not be on a course desired or expected by the majority of God and America loving patriots. Be aware, be very aware that “We the People” have been manipulated since long before the beginning of this latest crisis. The current situation is being over-amplified to present an opportunity for the dark forces to move harshly and swiftly.

Vote wisely!

2020 CENSUS – WHY BOTHER?

May 6, 2020

By now, everyone has had the opportunity to review and complete the 2020 census. The census is, or at least was originally, generated to identify the number of elected government officials required to do an adequate job of representing the citizens of America. This year, as in recent years, there will be no question regarding the citizenship status of the persons filling in the form or those living within the dwellings covered by the forms. Therefore, why bother completing the form?

From census.gov: “The first censuses counted the population and provided information on population by county. In 1790, the census also categorized white males by age: those under age 16 and those age 16 and older. Over the years, Congress has authorized additional questions, enabling us to better understand the nation’s inhabitants and their activities and needs. In fact, one of the nation’s founders, James Madison, suggested that the census takers ask additional questions that would help lawmakers better understand the needs of the nation.”

Since the first few enumerations, many questions have been added as Madison indicated might be necessary. Some of the questions that appeared temporarily were used for statistical purposes not related to government representation. E.g. Where was this person born? For the purpose of representation today, it is not vital to know where the person was born eight, twenty or fifty years ago. However, some questions that no longer appear on the census that are relevant include veteran status and service dates. This might be useful to the government for the allocation of funds to Veterans Services such as medical centers, disability benefits, etc.

One question that has been asked throughout the ages is the sex of the respondent and household members. This year, as in the past, the choices are male and female. This one is sure to raise eyebrows in today’s world. There are many people who choose not to identify in a normal or binary fashion. They will be lost when they cannot fill in one of two boxes. There are, however, more than thirty choices for race/ethnicity.

The one question that is not on the 2020 census that appeared on the last two decennial data collections is arguably one of the most important. That question is: Is this person a citizen of the United States?

For many taxpayers, this is a very important question. Why do we apportion a limited number of elected officials to represent foreign nationals and allocate social benefits to aliens who are possibly terrorists or other subversives?

It is disturbing to me and many patriotic citizens of this country that we do not have an accurate count of the number of people who are in this country illegally. The census should fill in that void. If the question of citizenship or legal status appeared on this document we would have a much better sense of that.

There are reasons why a person is in the country at the time of census. They might be here on Permanent Resident (aka, Green Card) status which allows foreign citizens the right and opportunity to work in the United States. They might be here with legitimate visas for work, study, teaching, travel or any of a number of reasons. Shouldn’t we have a count of those still within the limits of their visas and those who have overstayed the time, opportunity or authority granted by such? Shouldn’t the census give us an idea of the number of legitimate voters in a district, state or within our nation?

Is the decennial census still relevant to the needs of the country today, or is it simply another tool that has been purposefully outdated by our elected officials for political purposes?

USING COVID-19 FOR PSYCHOLOGICAL AND SOCIETAL CONDITIONING AND CONTROL

April 30, 2020

If you think all this caution, social distancing, stay-at-home, business closings, non-essential surgery cancellations etc. are necessary to keep you and others healthy, you are already on your way to total psycho/sociological conditioning.

Not to make light of the deaths, but, as we are availed to more and more data regarding this virus, it is more and more obvious that there is less and less to fear from the virus than there is from the controls put upon us. While this virus is more widespread than the annual flu, it is proving to be proportionately less deadly. More infection; fewer deaths. Therefore, the Coronavirus (Covid-19) is roughly the same threat that we face annually between, November and March. It may even be lower when all the co-morbid deaths are separated from the actual Covid deaths. Yet, for this respiratory ailment we are being forced by the governments (federal, state and local) to completely disrupt our lives and livelihoods. Why?

Undo panic was created early with the mass purchasing and hoarding of toilet tissue. There is no association with diarrhea and this pulmonary malady. This carried over to food stuffs then to fear of proximity. 24/7 news coverage promotes a needless response to a virus similar to those we have encountered and overcome many times in the past.

Deaths are being reported and recorded as caused by Covid-19 when symptoms of the virus are concurrent with other debilitating diseases or ailments. This is like saying that Covid-19 is the cause of death when someone chooses early death (suicide) due to cancer when an autopsy displays signs of Covid-19. Thus, the actual mortality rate of this virus may well be far below that of our annual battles.

The best explanation for isolating and quarantining healthy people is control.

Control over:

*Economy – Financial collapse – unemployment – inflation – printing money – individual poverty – commercial/industrial poverty – recession/depression.

*Purchasing needs – Hysteria-created panic buying – from bathroom tissue to firearms and ammunition. However, some in government say you cannot purchase flooring for projects or jigsaw puzzles while confined to quarters.

*Physical activity – Arresting people paddle boarding off the coast, walking on public beaches or in public parks.

*Dress code – Enforced covering of face when in public – whether alone or with others.

*Healthy people – Quarantined, mandated isolation, assertively to protect self and others.

*Mindset – created fear of environment, evil virus may be out there. Wear a mask, social distancing, no physical contact, limit activity outside home.

Even within the Democrat party, if you are not of the “total control” mindset and choose to associate with people outside your party, you are to be censured; outcast, e.g. free thinkers Vernon Jones, Karen Whitsett.

Was “Jade Helm 2015” a prelude to what’s here today and what might be coming tomorrow? Was it an exercise to identify our reaction to an armed, uniformed presence?

RELIANCE, INDEPENDENCE AND FREEDOM

April 2, 2020

The current pandemic should alert even the sleepy-eyed care-for-naught millennials and gen “Z” that reliance on China for the production of virtually every hard good, clothing item, machine component, food processing and a majority of our vitamins and pharmaceuticals is not a good thing. It should be a wake up call that dependence on others, at any time, for any reason, is not a good thing. We can work together for mutual benefit and help one another for efficiency or in times of need, but relegating responsibility for our well-being to another country must be avoided whenever possible.

Likewise, dependence on government (even our own) is often unreliable and harmful in the long term. It is damaging to us as individuals and to society in general. For a nation, a society or an individual to function properly it is necessary that we express our every capability to avoid dependence on others especially foreign and adversarial nations. <link>

The current and recent past generations are largely dependent on others for essentially everything; generations so addicted to having all needs and wants met as children that they demand continued support well into adulthood. Adults twenty-five and up often continue to live parasitically in the homes of their parents despite the capability to fend for themselves.

Some people are using this crisis for personal, political and/or financial leverage. The governor of New York, Andrew Cuomo, is using this opportunity to back fill a shortage of ventilators at federal expense after refusing to allocate funds state funds to purchase and warehouse the inventory five years ago. Some are taking advantage of the situation for control measures to condition us for future ease of despotic establishment. This is what dependence engenders.

Far too many individuals forfeit their dignity for ongoing government assistance. They willingly relinquish their freedoms for the stipends they receive. (referring to those who refused to seek employment during the past three years when employers could not find enough people to fill their increasing needs as businesses expanded.) Then they sought safe spaces to cower and avoid confrontation of ideas differing from their own. Now they seek safe spaces to avoid a virus from a country that was never confronted.

As a nation, we have become complacent; willingly giving up our freedoms in exchange for expediency or simplicity. It is easy to go to Walmart and buy cheap clothing or small appliances or even food that comes from countries with few regulated sanitary or safety measures. (I use Walmart as an example only because it is the most widely known. Today, it could be virtually any discount outlet.)

What freedoms might we lose? Any, and possibly all, if reliance on subversives continues. Because of this pandemic, we have lost a portion of the first amendment (the right of the people to peaceably assemble). The greater ground we give up in the name of cheap and plentiful, the more freedoms we relinquish. The more we rely on others for care and support rather than personally investing the effort for autonomy, the weaker we become as individuals and as a nation.

Until this pandemic caused the nation to sequester and brought our economy to a virtual standstill, we were growing more independent and stronger. The collapse of the foundational structures of this and other nations has to do with dependence on a Communist nation whose leaders would like nothing better than to see total devastation of all competitors and economic and political adversaries.

No matter what you choose to call this pandemic, (Chinese Coronavirus, Wuhan Virus, COVID-19) it did come from a country on which we have allowed ourselves to rely. We get everything from shoes and socks to vitamins, vaccines and other medicines from them almost exclusively, and they have threatened to cut off our access to the aforementioned much needed remedies. During this time of medical crisis, we must as a nation and as individuals, reconsider how our future lives require self reliance and cooperation.