O’Neill: Signing On for the Ron Paul Revolution

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“This conjunction of an immense military establishment and a large arms industry is new in the American experience. The total influence — economic, political, even spiritual — is felt in every city, every State house, every office of the Federal government… we must not fail to comprehend its grave implications. Our toil, resources and livelihood are all involved; so is the very structure of our society. In the … [Read more...]

Ron Paul in a Landslide?

Republican presidential hopeful  Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas, gestures as he makes his comments on the war in Iraq during the Republican debate at University of South Carolina's Koger Center for the Arts, Tuesday, May 15, 2007, in Columbia, S.C. The debate was sponsored by the South Carolina Republican Party and Fox News Channel with Brit Hume moderating. (AP Photo/Mary Ann Chastain)

Before anyone gets their knickers in a knot, let me hasten to say that the headline for this article is in reference to a "USA Today" poll that I took recently -- and yes, Ron Paul did indeed win my poll in a landslide.  The results took me by surprise.  Link The online poll weighed your answers to various questions against the answers given by the different 2012 Presidential candidates and tabulated the results.  … [Read more...]

Salute Her while She Sinks

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"College professors have felt the heat of this repressive new order; researchers and scientists have encountered its ire; ministers have found themselves muzzled; teachers have been intimidated; employees have lost their jobs; even parents have been told that they cannot exercise their rights.  Queer has become something to fear, and gay is beginning to rule the day." - Dr. Michael L. Brown "A Queer Thing … [Read more...]

The Obama Man’s Coming to Get You!

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Reneging on one of his campaign promises (now there's a surprise -- not), Obama recently lifted a ban on the slaughtering of horses for use as food.  One imagines that kids getting "My Little Dog-food" toys under the Christmas tree will be less than thrilled, and Obama may well become the new "boogie man" of the 21st century.  Link  Link Parent:  "You had best be good, or the Obama Man will get you -- he'll come … [Read more...]

Breaking Apart the United States: Part III

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Map of the CSA and FSA This article is about what the two new countries formed after the breakup of the United States and Canada might look like.  I have taken the liberty of giving them the working titles of the (conservative) Continental States of America (CSA) and the (liberal) Fascist Soviet of America (FSA). The word "Continental" is a righteous one, in that it evokes images from the founding of the USA -- … [Read more...]

Breaking Apart the United States: Part II

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I was delighted to hear that a Muslim terrorist was caught in NYC the other day.  Mayor Bloomberg and his people assured us that the "lone wolf" (a phrase repeated ad nauseum) had been apprehended.  Hurray!  Unless you are one of those worrywarts concerned about the millions of other "lone wolves" still out there, you can now rest secure in your bed at night.  But I am going astray; that is not what this article is … [Read more...]

Time to Break Apart the United States?

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"The truth is that there is no compromise possible between Liberty and Tyranny. We have irreconcilable differences with the Progressives, and every attempt to compromise with them, always results in an incremental loss of our Liberty, not to mention our income.  Perhaps it is time for a divorce." - Dave Hunter "Why Live in a Salad Bowl" A little over two years ago I wrote an article in which I discussed the idea … [Read more...]

Restore the Constitution Rally Report: Molon Labe, Laus Deo, and 11-11-11

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"There is no retreat but in submission and slavery!  Our chains are forged! ...The war is inevitable - and let it come!  I repeat it, sir, let it come. ...Is life so dear, or peace so sweet, as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery? Forbid it, Almighty God!  I know not what course others may take but as for me; give me liberty or give me death." - Patrick Henry (1736-1799)   The "Restore … [Read more...]

Thoughts on the Rally 11-11-11

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"We know the race is not to the swift nor the battle to the strong. Do you not think an Angel rides in the Whirlwind and directs this Storm?" - John Page (1743-1808) In a letter to Thomas Jefferson during the Revolution  Link An article in Britain's "Daily Mail" recently noted that "Athens announced extraordinary plans to sack its military leaders amid rampant speculation that it was trying to head off a coup … [Read more...]

New 11-11-11 ‘Restore the Constitution’ Rally Video

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The liberties of our country, the freedom of our civil Constitution, are worth defending at all hazards; and it is our duty to defend them against all attacks.  We have received them as a fair inheritance from our worthy ancestors: they purchased them for us with toil and danger and expense of treasure and blood, and transmitted them to us with care and diligence.  It will bring an everlasting mark of infamy on the … [Read more...]

Will Those Who Took an Oath Save our Republic?

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J.B. Williams & Jim O'Neill "These are the times that try men’s souls. The summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will, in this crisis, shrink from the service of their country; but he that stands it now, deserves the love and thanks of man and woman.” —Thomas Paine (1737-1809) Although my byline is attached to this article, in all honesty I would have to give J.B. Williams the lion’s share of the credit … [Read more...]

On the Rally to Restore the Constitution, 11/11/11 in Washington DC

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“Patriotism is supporting your country all the time, and your government when it deserves it.” - Mark Twain (1835-1910) “The Constitution matters. The truth matters.” - Col. Terry Lakin (before being stripped of his rank and thrown into prison — 2010) Link “Government is not reason, it is not eloquence, it is force; like fire, a troublesome servant and a fearful master. …The Constitution is the guide which I … [Read more...]

I’ll Keep the USA and Y’all Can Keep the Change

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Article originally published in Canada Free Press, October 12th "This country sure as hell been goin’ down the drain We know what we need We know who to blame  United Socialist States of America How do ya like that name? I’ll keep the USA and y’all can keep the change" - Hank Williams Jr.  "Keep the Change" As everybody and their cousin knows by now, Hank Williams Jr. (Bocephus) was yanked as a spokeman for … [Read more...]

Call to Action: A Declaration to Restore the Constitutional Republic

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"We demand an end to government corruption, an end to despotic leadership in D.C., an end to the current assault on all decent and honest American taxpayers, businesses, and honorable public servants of the people. We demand the peaceful return of the people's government, and we will remain resolute in the defense of the Constitution and the United States of America until the people can once again feel secure in … [Read more...]

America’s Slow Turning from Freedomphobia

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"It's a slow learning -- from the inside out -- A slow turning -- but you come about." - John Hiatt, "Slow Turning" In the tradition of the left-wing's penchant for coining new words (such as "homophobia" and "Islamophobia"), I feel that "we the people" ought to have a word to describe the Progressive's fear, or phobia, of freedom -- "freedomphobia."  Link  Link The core fear of Freedomphobes (freephobes) is … [Read more...]

Navy Jacks, Palin, & Apologies Demanded from Racist Democrats

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Muckrakers have been digging up some dirt on Sarah Palin lately, and my reaction is "big frigging deal."  I cannot begin to tell you how sick and tired I am of the double-standard hypocrisy of liberals.  Link  Link If a liberal woman had done what Palin is purported to have done, then the MSM would laud her, throw petals in her path, and praise her as a righteous feminist breaking new ground, forging new paths, … [Read more...]

Shine a Spotlight on the Chopper Crash in Afghanistan

From Navy Times article: Wreckage of a Chinook helicopter shot down last week is seen at the site of crash at Tangi Valley in Wardak province some 60 miles (97 kilometers) southwest of Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday, Aug. 11, 2011. The Chinook helicopter that insurgents shot down over the weekend burst into flames before hitting the ground, leaving wreckage scattered on both sides of a river in eastern Afghanistan and killing 30 Americans and eight Afghans, witnesses told The Associated Press on Thursday. The crash of the Chinook CH-47,  was the deadliest single loss for U.S. forces in the nearly 10-year Afghan war. (AP Photo/ Mohammad Nasir)

I am not saying that a suicide bomber was definitely the cause of the explosion, but it is certainly a possibility is it not?  -  G u l a g  -  B o u n d  - "I guess we are all going slowly through the completion of our tour of duty, i.e. death.  I look at death as a new adventure with a don't sweat it attitude.  Any footprints you may have accidentally made will be washed away with the next wave.  Life is loaned … [Read more...]

The ‘Pitchforks and Torches’ Rally, and a No-show Tea Party

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"Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable." - John F. Kennedy (1917-1963) 35th President of the United States You would think that it would be a simple thing -- finding out if the President of the United States is in fact legally qualified to hold that position.  Well, it turns out that it is not a simple thing at all. President Obama's history remains under lock and … [Read more...]

The Tragedy in Afghanistan Revisited

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"Corporate criminals -- playing with tanks" - Michael Been (The Call) "The Walls Came Down" In my previous article on the recent tragedy in Afghanistan, I did not mean to suggest that I feel no sorrow.  I do indeed grieve, but any tears evaporate as they form; burned away by a fierce light -- call it righteousness -- that transmutes my grief into an implacable sense of purpose.  Those are not mere words -- that's … [Read more...]

Tea Party Hobbits vs. Sauron and His Minions

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(Gandalf) "'Always after a defeat and a respite, the Shadow takes another shape and grows again.'  'I wish it need not have happened in my time,' said Frodo.  'So do I,' said Gandalf, 'and so do all who live to see such times. But that is not for them to decide.  All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us.  And already, Frodo, our time is beginning to look black.  The enemy is fast becoming … [Read more...]

Oslo and Profanity for Profane Times

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"Under certain circumstances, urgent circumstances, desperate circumstances, profanity provides a relief denied even to prayer." - Mark Twain (1835-1910) "If you can't say f--k, you can't say, 'f--k the government.'" - Lenny Bruce (1925-1966) "I've been accused of vulgarity. I say that's bulls--t." - Mel Brooks Before getting into the meat of this article I would like to briefly discuss the recent acts of … [Read more...]

News Bias, Civil Disobediance, and John Adams’ Rule of Thumb

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"I heartily accept the motto, ‘That government is best which governs least;’ and I should like to see it acted up to more rapidly and systematically. Carried out, it finally amounts to this, which also I believe—‘That government is best which governs not at all;’ and when men are prepared for it, that will be the kind of government which we will have.” —Henry David Thoreau(1817-1862) From his essay “On the Duty of … [Read more...]

Time to Reboot America

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"If we wish to minimize disorder and bloodshed, then acting now is our last chance to avoid major chaos and violence. If we act now riots worse than the ones in the 1960s may erupt, but if we do not act now, the results will make the riots of the late sixties look like quaint shoolyard squabbles. There is a rapidly closing window of opportunity in which we have the luxury of doing things legally and … [Read more...]

We Know They Know + United in Hate vs. United We Stand Part II

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“The real disunity is between a doomed Status Quo and those willing to deal with reality.  Right now those willing to deal with reality are few, but they have the distinct advantage of reality on their side, while the Status Quo has only propaganda, artifice, phony political theater and empty promises. ... Every attempt to lead the public toward the realization that the present is unsustainable will be crushed by a … [Read more...]

United in Hate vs. United We Stand

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"Finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord and in the power of His might. Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil. For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this age, against spiritual hosts of wickedness in the heavenly places. Therefore take up the whole armor of God, that you … [Read more...]

Up and Down with Demonic

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“Democrats are the heirs to the French Revolution, the uprising of the mob. …It was the Rousseauian idea of a few select individuals exercising the “general will” that gave the world the gulag, the concentration camp, the killing fields, the reeducation camps, and corpse upon corpse without end. …France was one of the most advanced, sophisticated, important nations in the world…. In the blink of an eye, a great … [Read more...]

NAZI Homosexuals and the Slow Steady Seduction of America

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"The American homosexual movement really only began in the 1940s after the Allied defeat of the Nazis.  ...the center of international "gay" power in the world did in fact shift from Germany to the United States after the demise of the Third Reich.  This represented a huge setback for the "gay" movement, requiring it to begin "from scratch" as it were, since America in the 1940s was at least as family-centered as … [Read more...]

Republican Candidates and Ticking Time

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In spite of the Progressive propaganda machine’s furious spin, Jerome Corsi’s book, Where’s the Birth Certificate? has quickly made the bestseller lists: #6 on the “NY Times” list, #1 on Amazon’s, and I suspect it is just getting started. Spin that pin-heads. Link Spin it they will—like party DJs on crank. Nonetheless, “we the people” have learned to largely ignore the lame stream media, and get our news from more … [Read more...]

Left West, Right West, and Other Matters of Balance

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"I'm up on the tightrope, one side's hate and one is hope But the top-hat on my head is all you see.... I'm up on the tightwire, linked by life and the funeral pyre Putting on a show for you to see" -- Leon Russell "Tight Rope” One-time Obama supporter and Princeton professor, Cornel West, has come under scathing attacks by the liberal media for daring to criticize Obama.  They do so hate it when one of … [Read more...]

The Mad Marine of Matareva: A Cautionary Tale

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Since the Obama Administration and Congress keep pressuring the US military to “queer-up,” a story from James Michener’s autobiographical “The World Is My Home,” may be in order.  Link The late James Michener spent two tours (four years) of duty as a US Naval officer in the Pacific theater during WW II.  It was his experiences, and the stories he heard during that period, that formed the basis for his book “Tales of … [Read more...]