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What Is Real?

Posted: May 5, 2011 in Uncategorized

Watch this amazing Stargate Studios Video

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Yes, we know what we “see” on television is not “real”…. But question, how much is REALLY not real and what IS real?

When people are so used to watching it all on tv…what makes them question anything?

thank for the ‘hat tip’ to my friend @ResistTyranny

I may not be a “stickler” for a lot of things, but I am always a stickler about the Red, White and Blue. I don’t know why, maybe it’s my unfulfilled dream of JROTC, Color Guard, who knows….. O.K. Actually I am a stickler for a lot of things, but suffice it to say I am a HUGE stickler for the way the flag is displayed.

I don’t care how or where, I may not say much but it bugs me when the Eagle is facing the wrong way, when someone wraps the flag around their shoulders like it’s a fashionable shawl, and so on and so on. Have my children and myself included ever dropped a flag by accident, yes we have….. but never in purposeful disrespect. With that said….. I won’t get into the obnoxiousness dealing with Hu Jintao’s visit to the United States, the Hollywood gala the Obama’s threw on his behalf and on Jintao’s “dollar” ….

I want to focus on the Flag. Old Glory, The Red White and Blue, The Stars and Stripes….

Historically the flag is the last hope in a war or battle situation….When the flag falls, a nation falls. It’s a common and old tradition that is not exclusive of the United States. We’ve based children’s games based on the “capture” of a flag.

Flags are an honored symbol, it is a marker that speaks volumes when we are too far from the “leader”….Banners tell a story and relay a message from afar and from near.

In Sun Tzu’s Art of War, “On the field of battle, the spoken word does not carry far enough: hence the institution of gongs and drums. Nor can ordinary objects be seen clearly enough: hence the institution of banners and flags. Gongs and drums, banners and flags, are means whereby the ears and eyes of the host may be focused on one particular point.” (thanks Ken)

The message flags relay is so important in fact, that some countries have not changed their flag in ages. The Danish flag has kept it’s design for close to 800 years.

So important is the symbolism that in the game of life, when you give up or lose your flag, you have given up your identity to whomever has. You cease to be of yourself, you now belong to the “other team”.

Side note: Recently I became a Cub Scout Den Leader. This has been one of the greatest and most fun roles I have ever played in my life. In my preparation for that role, I did a lot of research on flag ceremonies (remember, I’m a stickler?)…. I had to be the “expert” because 8-9 yr old boys are counting on their Den Leader.

I went bought this book that the Boy Scouts of America published… Don’t just take their word for it however, you can find this all over the net.

Boy Scouts of America 2001

“The flag of the United State of America should be at the CENTER and at the HIGHEST point of the group when several flags of states or localities or pennants of societies are grouped and displayed from staffs.”

Wrong

I was not at Washington Avenue, I was not there, but if this is IN FACT what was displayed along the avenue…then this is a blatant disgrace and disrespect. Is Obama responsible for this? No. He didn’t go and post the flags on his own, I get it.

But let me ask, is there not one thinking individual in ALL of Washington, D.C. who can bother to look United States Flag protocol up in a book? Are the D.C. idiots really that stupid?

I don’t like to point the finger and use “you”…but in this case I’m pretty upset….

Do YOU people think that China doesn’t “notice” these things? Believe me, they of ALL people do…it is inbred into the CULTURE. Folks, when are most of us and most of everyone else going to get their heads out of the sand and wake up? DO WE NOT CARE?

Whoever put these flags up knew EXACTLY what they were doing….you don’t walk up to a pole with two United States flags and ONE Chinese flag and not know how you are going to arrange them.

Call it what you want, but in my PERSONAL opinion, Barack Obama et. al. have officially tucked each of our noses up Jintao’s big red behind.

Have we figuratively GIVEN UP OUR FLAG and therefore our identity? Perhaps we lost our identity so long ago that we don’t even bother to notice anymore when the proof slaps us in the face. Or do we keep on playing dumb and allow morons in D.C. put up our banner in the wrong way?

I guarantee if a Scout Troop or Cub Scout Pack would have been called, we would not be having this conversation.

When I started this blog back in April, Gov. Rick Perry had declared April the Abortion Recovery/Awareness Month here in the Great State of Texas.

“Ending a pregnancy through abortion interrupts the natural birth process and creates significant trauma and stress for those involved in the pregnancy. An abortion is a tragic ending, not only because of the loss of a life, but also because of the physical and psychological trauma caused by the procedure itself.” ~ Governor Rick Perry of Texas.

Truer words have never been spoken by him or many of others for that matter.

Fact is abortion is a very heavily weighted issue and one could argue for and against it for months. I’m going to lay it out. I am pro-life. What does that mean? Well let me first explain that there are different “levels” of pro/against abortion. Let’s see if i can do a quick explanation. On the spectrum starting from pro-life, to pro-abortion.

Your LABEL WHERE YOU MIGHT STAND DESCRIPTION
Pro-Life, Anti-Abortion Level 1: Abortion NOT  O.K. EVER (in cases where abortion is CLEARLY MEDICALLY NECESSARY) -under no circumstances shall abortion be performed.
Pro-Life, Anti-Abortion Level 2: Some Abortion is O.K. -Abortion if a. endangers life of mother.   b. rape  c. incest
Pro-Abortion, Pro-Death, Pro-Pro-Killing, or Pro-Choice,
Women’s choice, Right to Reproductive Health, etc…
Level 3 : it isn’t a baby it is a fetus, or maybe just tissue, “ball of cells”. -Kill it up to the first trimester or 12 weeks from conception.-Abortion pill RU-486 is ok.-Abortion is a method of birth-control (much like a condom or diaphragm.)
Pro-Abortion, Pro-Death, Pro-Pro-Killing, or Pro-Choice, Women’s choice, Right to Reproductive Health, etc… Level 4 : it doesn’t matter what the thing is, baby or fetus. -Kill the baby at any stage of pregnancy. If the baby is in third trimester, Induce labor and leave baby to die. (Obama supports this type of killing)

There you go.  For a while now,  I have been a recovering Level 2 pro-lifer and have moved up the scale to a Level 1 pro-lifer.

I realize many people who are fine individuals sit at level 2 thinking that they are doing what is best for a mother, and up until recently I did the same. However, after doing some research, I realized that perhaps I had really fallen victim to the sick lies that the left/democrats/feminists movements had put out in order to make abortion legal in the first place.

This is not a story about Margaret Sanger’s history within the abortion movement but it is a story about the particular lies that abortion movement created to appeal to conservatives like you in order to get you to BELIEVE that to a slight degree, YOU TOO AGREE with the left.

Lets look at the criteria here: You AGREE with Abortion IF:

It a) endangers life of mother – The fact is that women still sometimes to die in childbirth, yes. However not nearly as many die as you would think. And very few women who actually do die from pregnancy die from complications AFTER delivery. Hemorrhage, obstructive labor, infection are the main causes. These symptomatic deaths are not deaths that can be predicted EARLY in the pregnancy -which defeats the idea that we are trying to “prevent” death of the mother by killing the baby.

FACT:About 529,000 women die worldwide every year during pregnancy, childbirth or the immediate postpartum. This is .4% of all pregnancies. The rate in the United States is much lower and it is less than 1% in the developed countries(all inclusive) according to world-wide reports.  On another note: Hillary Clinton and the left wing agenda would have you believe that the public health-care option will take care of all this?

Educate yourself. WHO defines “A maternal death is defined as the death of a woman while pregnant or within 42 days of termination of pregnancy, irrespective of the duration and site of the pregnancy, from any cause related to or aggravated by the pregnancy or its management but not from accidental or incidental causes.”

According to the table on page 34 of the Maternal Mortality Report 2005 – The United States Maternal Mortality rate is at 11 deaths per 100,000, only three more deaths than occur in the UK that same year the research was compiled!

As you can deduce, the myth that abortion should remain legal in order to save a woman’s life because of pregnancy complications is not a theory that holds water and therefore should consider your stance on when abortion should be legalized.

Take time to review this article where “The researchers found that compared to women who carried to term, women who aborted in the year prior to their deaths were 60 percent more likely to die of natural causes, seven times more likely to die of suicide, four times more likely to die of injuries related to accidents, and 14 times more likely to die from homicide. Researchers believe the higher rate of deaths related to accidents and homicide may be linked to higher rates of suicidal or risk-taking behavior.”  Abortion Nearly Four Times Deadlier Than Childbirth

You AGREE with Abortion IF:

b) rape and c) incest – These two may as well get bundled together for simplicity in writing sake. Incest is usually rape(although not always). This is perhaps the one that I’ve had the most trouble justifying as a reason for allowing abortions. I did some research and found a report by Elliot Institute.

Studies showed.

In our survey of women who became pregnant as a result of rape or incest, many women who underwent abortions indicated that they felt pressured or were strongly directed by family members or health care workers to have abortions. The abortion came about not because of the woman’s desire to abort but as a response to the suggestions or demands of others. In many cases, resources such as health workers, counselors and others who are normally there to help women after sexual assault pushed for abortion.

The study also terms abortions as a type of “medical rape”. Victims of rape or incest  often the describe the abortion procedure in this way.

“I soon discovered that the aftermath of my abortion continued a long time after the memory of my rape had faded. I felt empty and horrible. Nobody told me about the pain I would feel deep within causing nightmares and deep depressions. They had all told me that after the abortion I could continue my life as if nothing had happened.”

“Continue my life as if nothing had happened”? – Trauma, be it physical rape or medical, rape is a “procedure” that can not be forgotten.  I challenge any woman who has gone thru a pap smear to tell me she does not remember her last one or the sensations associated with it.

The Feminist Movement in its goal to make abortions legal,  needed a good argument on its side and it needed to convince a great amount of “good” people that its abortion cause was benevolent.  But then again, what movement doesn’t try to advance itself in that fashion? Even malevolent and nefarious movements can conjure a positive argument to further their cause.

Questions and Leftist Arguments

Life begins…?

One of the first arguments, while it had already been established, was that life did not really begin at conception. Life began after the baby was born and took its first breath outside of the womb. While courts, congress, science and theology are in agreement that life begins at conception – this is still an argument – albeit a weak attempt. When this argument is made, you as a pro-lifer should quickly shut it down.

At a recent Senate hearing “A prominent physician points out that at these Senate hearings, “Pro-abortionists, though invited to do so, failed to produce even a single expert witness who would specifically testify that life begins at any point other than conception or implantation. Only one witness said no one can tell when life begins.”

Roe vs. Wade…?

Many on the left will argue that Roe vs. Wade set the standard and tone FOR abortion.  Did the 1973 SCOTUS decision really put its seal of approval on abortion? Not exactly, the ruling was more about a woman’s “right to privacy” rather than the seal of approval on abortion or a decision on whether life begins at conception or at a point further along.  As a conservative, we should not play to the left’s argument that because Roe vs. Wade stood, it means that life has been determined. We could have solved the undefined issue of privacy by debating whether women should be allowed to “wear” tramp stamps, had tattoos been illegal in the 1970’s.

Another interesting tidbit on “Jane Roe” is that she did later take time to declare how she had “converted to pro-life” and regretted her decision to abort. Anyone who chooses to do more research on her will find it interesting that On July 22, 1995, Norma McCorvey (jane roe) became a born-again Christian and a pro-lifer…

Norma McCorvey also initially claimed that her desire to abort was due to rape, however later court documents and her own statements later acknowledged that she had lied about being raped.

Norma also had 3 children and NEVER had an actual ABORTION. Her own affidavit also states how her abortion suit was greatly manipulated and had spun out of control to the point that it basically took a life of its own beyond her. In other words, she was used. Read her legal and publicly filed affidavit here.

“Abortion”, to me, meant “going back” to the condition of not being pregnant. I never looked the word up in the dictionary until after I had already signed the affidavit. I was very naive. For their part, my lawyers lied to me about the nature of abortion. Weddington convinced me that “It’s just a piece of tissue. You just missed your period.” I didn’t know during the Roe v. Wade case that the life of a human being was terminated.” – McCorvey (Jane Roe)

Save Mother’s life…?

The next argument is that in order to save lives, abortions must be legal. Everyday a woman’s life is in danger and therefore abortions should be legal. FACT is most women don’t know their life is in danger well after the first 3months of pregnancy. At that point most women choose not to have an abortion. Americans perform an average of 3,700 abortions a DAY…and only 6% of those are because of the health of baby or mother. Side note: Abortions are also not reported as the amount of total “deaths” when calculating world death statistics. When the CDC or WHO reports death rates and they fail to include abortion rates, it really skews the numbers as to how many “lives” we really do eliminate yearly.

I believe feminists twisted this argument. Point to ponder, are they really saying “save the life of of a woman“(not a mother) from infection or complications resulting from a back alley abortion.  It was not about saving mothers, it was about saving women who wanted abortions. We saving mothers by providing good pre/during and post pregnancy care. (reference the Maternal Mortality Report)

Rape and Incest…?

So we must “legalize” abortions because to rape and incest really are an epidemic. Fact is  only 1% of the abortions performed are for that reason. The article referenced earlier: Most women who are victims of rape and incest are not seeking abortions and those that do, have a much more difficult time with the abortion than they would have with the pregnancy. Of course, the left would try to convince you through argument that abortions are a NECESSARY evil to overcome the “apparent” outbreak of pregnancies resulting from rape and incest.

Is abortion REALLY necessary to the degree that the left will argue? When we have the left clamoring for the “legality”, freedom and in consequence of the abortion right, do we also need a portion of the “conservative” population agreeing to their subtle play on words and reasons?

Decide today if you will be part of the impetus that keeps abortions legal at the federal level and to a degree eventually paid for by our tax dollars.

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Update: Someone mentioned how the legality of abortion is a blessing because some pregnancies are indeed unsafe. Certainly, in the course of this blog, I am not discounting the fact that some pregnancies do require “medical abortions” – (as in the case of an ectopic pregnancy or pregnancies that were WANTED) CLEAR danger to the mother is certainly a reason to perform an  “abortion”but as the reports show, these are small percentages.

Facebook “chat” this morning on McDonalds toys….
 
  • Original Post:
  • So this morning before school, my kids were watching TV while we got ready and there it was… A McDonald’s commercial announcing the newest toy (a bakugan). My boys are very into that Bakugan stuff and then it came… “moooommm, can we go to McDonald’s today?” I want that toy. I said, wait for it, wait for it. “NO”.
  • Friend #2  I can’t even remember the last time I took my kids to McDonalds.
  • Original Poster :Well, with all that hype about suing MD over kids’ obesity is just rediculous! We are fat because of the food we put in our mouths not because of the food people sell.
  • Friend #2 :Take responsibility for what you eat and do??? Too hard, easier to just blame others for “my” stupidity. Everyone demands choice and then blame others when they choose wrong.
  • Original Poster:  That’s right. The government will continue to dip into our freedoms because we can’t take responsibility for ourselves and the rest of us will have to fight to keep our civil liberties.
  • Jessi Bradshaw : you know, i don’t have a problem with the toy except that the cost of the meal to get the toy is not worth it. I get more food by not getting the toy…so my response is.. “are you eating the toy or the food?”. That usually gets them. Plus… those toy are so generic.
    Anyway….I will spare your page my rant on the “political” side of the issue, Merry Christmas! 🙂 😉
  • Friend #2:  Wow, when you think about it they have covered it all, from health insurance down to plastic free toys! I’m sorry, but I would rather hear about other issues like hmm, jobs, the war on terror, national debt, national security…plastic toys? Whats next? Are they going to dictate what toilet paper I ….
  • Jessi Bradshaw : ok, i promise not to go into a full on rant. Mary, you are absolutely right-they are coving the bases but there is more. my issue, in plain words is this, i agree with both of you and most of this population, that ppl should choose and are …directly responsible for what they CHOOSE to put in their mouths. If it makes one fat, then one has the responsibility to either stop or exercise.
    But more importantly than the obesity factor, and i think its where “original poster” mentions “civil liberties”…
    Lets look at it this way. the FED(local, state,whatever) GOVT feels they can go INTO a PRIVATE business to DICTATE what that biz can or cant do. Thereof, affecting the consumer choice. Again, a PRIVATE biz. (in this case, no toys, hooters is next on the too do list, if u havent heard)
    (slowly but surely) Recently, DHS decides that it is now time to enter into Walmart(private biz) and start preaching from the tv monitors on what we should or should not be on the “look out” for? Wait a minute, i am at a private biz, shopping for my PERSONAL needs but DHS can start preaching to me? Does this not infuriate people? When should we expect these govt messages at the movie theaters, restaurants, amusement parks?
    So if that isn’t creepy enough.Lets look at the hypocritical. I obesity is a national security issue. Then why is intoxication not one? Why is the FED govt NOT going into bars and nightclubs enforcing sobriety “laws” or anti-smoking laws? Why are they hell bent on legislating for the kids?
 

Now, why is this not JUST about McDonalds “toys”.

From the  San Bruno Patch:  “The NOW chapter filed a complaint (today) Thursday with the San Bruno Police Department accusing the Hooters restaurant here, along with several others in the state, of exposing minors to sexual entertainment and that the restaurant should be forced to comply with local adult entertainment regulations.”

For those who are geographically challenged… San Bruno, CA is minutes away from Market Street… the site of the famous San Fransico Pride Celebration Parade (aka: Gay Parade)

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map of South San Fran.

Minutes away!

So let’s think RATIONALLY about this.
1. Liberal organizations (yes, the current govt is a liberal organization)are hell bent on making sure those pesky toys contributing to a national security emergency be removed from “Happy Meals”! Enter Big Brother into private business establishment to dictate what is acceptable or not.

2. NWO files complaint stating that Hooters contributes to exposure of “sexual entertainment” to minors.

3. We are MINUTES FROM THE CASTRO, SITE OF THE FAMOUS GAY PARADE WHERE countless gay men and women parade in the BUFF in front of minors every year!!! (I lived in the Bay Area, believe me I’ve been sickened first hand).

“Funny story”, our first day in San Jose, clueless, we happened to turn on the tv precicely at the moment a 70 year old man flashed the camera with his wrinkled jewels. Yeah, we didn’t know the parade was being broadcast on network t.v. semi-uncensored…

Back to the story…. Look at the pics below…they are not doctored and they are some of the more tame ones.

Gay dudes who work out and don't eat at McDonald's because fries are too fatty.

Eyes Burn....Yeah, no exposure to overt sexuality at this parade. Idiot "parents"!

 

Yeah, no exposure to overt sexuality at this parade. Idiot "parents"!

 

At what point is the liberal agenda going to look at itself and it own OVERT HYPOCRICY? Never, so get used to it. 

It is time to start thinking big picture. No need to blame McDonalds for our fat butts. McDonald’s is only a small problem of our obesity “issue”.. or shall we forget that back in the 80’s it was the FDA that declared HYDROGENATED OILS supperior to palm based and animal based oils only to do an about face 20 years later? McDonalds complied and we got fatter fries.
So back to “enter big big brother”… They barge into McDonalds for a third time, tell them to remove toys….blah blah.
Enter NOW, ready to file complaints with Hooters while only minutes away June next year, the NOW wont be thinking about the welfare of minors and their over exposure to sexuality.

So what does this have to to with McDonalds toys?

1. Allow the targeting of ONE private restaurant (McDonald’s)… you allow the targeting of other private restaurants for other BOGUS reasons(Hooters).
 
2. Target private restaurants, you allow the targeting of OTHER PRIVATE establishments for BOGUS reasons. (Who’s Next? Coffee Shops, Movie Theaters?)
 
3. Once targeting any and all PRIVATE business becomes the norm…..the door is open and there is no such thing as “REAL PRIVATE BUSINESS”….. (what are we calling that now days? National Socialism?)
 
(For now the DHS and Walmart are “collaborating” in this “joint effort” ..but maybe eventually they will have more to say…maybe dictate the toilet paper isle.)
 
I hope you get the picture.
Now go wash your mind’s eye and stare at some Thomas Kinkade for a few minutes.

 

 

"Once we know that people are human and have some Homer Simpson in them, then there's a lot that can be done to manipulate them." -- Cass Sunstein

The Transportation Department is looking into technology to disable cell phones in vehicles, according to Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood.

There’s a lot of technology out there that can disable phones and we’re looking at that,” LaHood said on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe.” 

“A number of those people came to our distracted driving meeting here in Washington and that’s one way,” he said.

LaHood seemed to suggest that this technology has a good chance of making its way into cars.

I think it will be done,” he said.

Wireless companies see signal scrambling technology as a blunt instrument in the fight against distracted driving, pointing out that cell phones are just one distraction in the car. 

UPDATE: DoT spokeswoman Olivia Alair confirmed that the department is examining this technology. She added that the department has “no intention” at this point to require it. She pointed to a statement from LaHood that said his campaign has focused on “raising awareness, getting good laws on the books, stepping up enforcement, and most importantly, taking personal responsibility.”

 

In other words, people are too stupid (enter Homer Simpson) to learn how to be “responsible” drivers.  Because of our Homer Simpsonesque qualities, not only will our diets be monitored(exit salt), we will also have the cell phone companies, city governments, state governments and the Big Brother disabling our cell phones when we are in our vehicles.

So supposing Homer Simpson gets into a legitimate accident….he may have to rely on the other Homer Simpson walking down the street to actually call 911.

Oh no wait, one of the  CCTVs (closed circuit TV) will just catch the accident on tape.

O.K. never mind that! 

On a different note, so the Wireless Companies are the ones looking into signal scrambling technology?  Who should we blame? Perhaps the “wireless companies are the ones looking INTO the scrambling technology”…..right….right…..*wink wink*

No coercion here…no, nothing to see here. Just move right along and let the “private sector” take care of it.

Right.

Gothcha.

*wink wink*

Article here DoT exploring technology that would disable cell phones in cars – The Hill’s Hillicon Valley.

***For more in depth on dear ol’ Cass ….(doesn’t his name just roll off the tongue?) Check out this post by Anthony Martin as well!

If  you are not familiar with Chemtrails let me go ahead and offer a little bit of brief insight.

Chemtrails vs. Contrails

Contrails are the trails left by fast flying jet engines “As the hot exhaust gases cool in the surrounding air they may precipitate a cloud of microscopic water droplets. If the air is cold enough, this trail will comprise tiny ice crystals.” (wikipedia) These “trails” dissipate after a short period.

 

notice the short "tail"

 

 

Chemtrails are trails left by very high flying planes and jets . They do not create contrails which form water vapor. They are actually spraying substances (heavy metal) into the atmosphere.

What are they spraying?

Aluminium, barium, magnesium and other heavy metals. What does this mean for our health? A lot.

Let me just say,do you all know what magnesium particles are used for? Ever heard of a magnesium stick? Look it up.

Aluminum And Chemtrails
From Craig Hollander
Craig-health@prodigy.net
3-6-2

Since aluminum has been discussed in relationship to the possible components of chemtrails, I thought it was important to give you information about the side effects.

HOW ALUMINUM AFFECTS HEALTH

* Nervous System – in animal studies, aluminum blocks the action potential or ELECTRICAL DISCHARGE OF NERVE CELLS, REDUCING NERVOUS SYSTEM ACTIVITY. Aluminum also inhibits important enzymes in the brain (Na-K-ATPase and hexokinase). Aluminum may also inhibit uptake of important chemicals by nerve cells (dopamine, norepinephrine, and 5-hydroxytryptamine).

*behavioral Effects – dementia resulting from kidney dialysis related to aluminum toxicity causes memory loss, loss of coordination, confusion and disorientation.

* Digestive System – aluminum reduces intestinal activity, and by doing so can cause colic.

POSSIBLE CONDITIONS ASSOCIATED WITH ALUMINUM TOXICITY

* Early symptoms of aluminum toxicity include: flatulence, headaches, colic, dryness of skin and mucous membranes, tendency for colds, burning pain in head relieved by food, heartburn and an aversion to meat.

* Later symptoms include paralytic muscular conditions, loss of memory and mental confusion.

OTHER POSSIBLE CONDITIONS ASSOCIATED WITH ALUMINUM TOXICITY

* Alzheimer’s disease, hypoparathyroidism, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, anemia, kidney dysfunction, liver dysfunction, hemolysis, lCeukocytosis, porphyria, colitis, neuromuscular disorders, osteomalacia, dental cavities, Parkinson’s disease, dementia dialactica, and ulcers.

 
 
Now to the movie. Recently I watched this documentary. It is very well done.
Definitely a recommended viewing and it will lay out many facts as to the Chemtrail “phenomenon”.
 
…. notice that at about the 9:00 minute mark of the movie…these “scientific yes men” have the research, know the research, KNOW that this stuff is dangerous, and yet they CONTINUE to support the research regardless of the fact they KNOW this stuff is potentially harming mankind, themselves and their OWN children.
 
 
What kind of world do we live in where people will go beyond their innate understanding of what is MORALLY CORRECT yet they function as automatons doing what they are told or have been conditioned to do?
 
The answer is that despite the fact that they are in the THICK of things…they have their heads stuck in their books, their degrees, their job, their research, their knowledge, going about the day just trying to make a living, get a paycheck, earn a dollar, then go home and live their lives.
 
Is that not what WE do as individuals? Keep our heads stuck in the sand, while the sky above us is being tampered with for the supposed “benefit” of society, world hunger, weather?
 
Wake up folks, this is not a “conspiracy theory”…. the data is there, it has been researched, the “professionals” admit to it.
 
 
 What in the World Are They Spraying? film by G. Edward Griffin, Michael J. Murphy, and Paul Whittenberger. (2010, 98 mins). Spread the word. 
 
next time: what do we/you do?
 

 

Apparently MSNBC is now happy with 2nd place…
http://www.politico.com/click/stories/1010/msnbc_loves_second_place.html

Anyway, I thought I might send it to @KeithOlbermann because it was still early and he may not have gotten a chance to read up on it yet. I was doing him a friendly favor.

I was excited when I noticed on my TweetDeck that he had actually responded! Hilarious response, but a response nontheless!

Since I know he gets “A LOT of tweets” and he doesn’t have time to respond to them all…I was quite impressed!

He gets A LOT!

So anyway, I sent him the link and he responded. In typical liberal fashion. it gave me a good chuckle. 

Here it is!                                                                                                                                                                                                               

 

At this point I thought, maybe I will follow him just to be friendly, you never know, right? Well turns out he BLOCKED ME? Sweet little ol’ me. :-/

Seriously??? He BLOCKED me for being friendly and polite? Maybe a little facetious?

I had full hopes that this guy just might be able to present himself a lot better than most #p2 (liberals) on twitter. Could he not be polite back? He didn’t have to chat with me, he just had not take the EXTRA effort to “block” me from his page. What could he possibly be afraid of?

Is this the leadership of the liberal left? A grown man who blocks a #tcot woman, who in most ways happens to be quite polite? I don’t make up stories or lies like Obama dearest and claim to call them truths. (i.e. my mom was a Christian)

Seems the liberal left just cannot handle the slightest bit of reality. Reality is, MSNBC is so far behind in the ratings that it’s only actual competitor is CNN. Soon CNN will be competing with ABC, CBS, and WB for ratings numbers. Good grief!

If you cannot beat “them”, make lies and when called on the lies just run away?

In this case, Keith just threw away a great twitter friendship. #LOL

I may be a #TCOT with a #TLOT streak, but politics doesn’t rule my conscience or my feminine latin charm. I am willing to disagree on the stage of opinions, but if you are nice to me I will be nice to you.

I think MOST conservatives(#tcots) are that way. 

Suddenly rice paper wraps don’t sound too appetizing! #LOL 😉

Perhaps something with thicker skin, like a flour tortilla burrito!

 Grow some skin, libs!

Flower tortillas, yum!

Disclaimer to my Asian peeps…no offense on the rice paper.

Among all the news going on right now at this point in time..this article totally caught my eye! (thanks to @rpetty for posting this on FB). 

 

Don't open your bank account until the PAYE looks at it first.

So what’s the big deal? It isn’t big, more like ENORMOUS and BLOATED more like it. As the title states, 

The proposal by Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC) stresses the need for employers to provide real-time information to the government so that it can monitor all payments and make a better assessment of whether the correct tax is being paid.” 

What? Let’s look at that in even more layman terms.  The document which can be accessed from here. The PAYE(Pay As You EARN) system has been in use for 66yrs now.  Look at it as a British equivalent to the IRS. Well according to the document, the HMRC figures that things can be 1) streamlined  2) become more competitive  3) get better at REAL-TIME data monitoring  –> which would improve tax collecting and welfare systems (i.e. healthcare). 

So basically this proposal is to “help the government” which in turn helps the individual.  Hello!?! 

  • Streamline the government? First of all, Big Government does not become streamlined unless it ADDS more government. Period, end of story.
  • Become more competitive? competitive against WHO??? competitive against itself? Who does the IRS compete against? Someone tell me. It competes against no one, people.
  • Real-Time data monitoring? *big sigh*….yeah, ok, I get it….it’s not enough to know what is in my bank account, Big Brother also has to bypass my bank account and become STOP #1 for MY money.

O.K., I am getting more and more worked up as I write this, puleeze excuse my sarcasm and frustration. PULEEZE! 

So, why take time out of my fun filled day to even care to write all about this? I could be writing about my weekend at #redstate or the latest on #christineOD. 

Listen, if you havent yet figured out that the good old US of A is heading in the way of the UK system…then you clearly live in a rosy pink world and I need to move in with you.  

Am I the only person who’s imagination starts conjuring images from 1984? And I don’t mean big hair and neon colors.  That’s right, at some point, unless the people of the UK do something about it, their paychecks will go directly to the government and the government will decide how much to “give them back.”  Let this be a warning to the New World, we aren’t that new and in this day an age of a global economy and big government, it’s only a matter of time we start proposing the same here. 

“If HMRC has direct access to employees’ bank accounts and makes a mistake, people are going to feel very exposed and vulnerable,” Bull said. “

Oh reeeaaalllly???? 

Article here: http://www.cnbc.com/id/39265847

A statement released by Congressman weasel Solomon Ortiz if chock full of in your face statements touting the continuing monies that will go to Mexico long after we manage to fix anything in regards to the border, security, drug cartels, etc.

Here is the email i sent out to friends. Feel free to copy and paste to your friends.

Friends,

I received a forwarded email from a friend, and have  highlighted the particular comments to this statement that our Congressman Ortiz of Tx D-27 has made. I believe that it is probably fairly standard copy and other congress/senate members probably released similar responses. Please make note of the highlighted areas. The italic comments are my personal comments. The repercussions of this ‘next initiative’ will be felt across the country, not just locally so please feel free to pass it along to other concerned voters and your candidates running for office.
________________________ 

STATEMENT

Thursday, May 20, 2010

Contact: Jose Borjon, (202) 225-7742 or (202) 579-2403

ORTIZ RELEASES STATEMENT FOLLOWING PRESIDENT CALDERON’S ADDRESS TO A JOINT SESSION OF CONGRESS

To watch President Calderon’s address to a joint session of Congress, click here.

WASHINGTON–U.S. Rep. Solomon P. Ortiz (D-Texas) today released the following statement after the President of Mexico, Felipe Calderon Hinojosa, addressed a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill:

“This morning, President Calderon addressed Members of Congress – of both the House and the Senate – and shared concerns of Mexico’s current state of affairs. During President Calderon’s address to Congress, he spoke about the violence along the U.S.-Mexico border, the war on organized criminal activity, the country’s economic state, the dynamics of trade between both countries, current immigration policies in the United States and the strong ties Mexico and the United States have.

“I stand by President Calderon as we work to better the social and economic interests of Mexico and the United States. During his address today, President Calderon said he wants North America to be one of the strongest and most prosperous regions of the world. I too share that vision and goal. “In December 2009, Congressman Luis Gutierrez and I introduced a comprehensive immigration reform plan that is a step in the right direction for this country. (yes, mr. Ortiz, you introduced it, but you fail to mention you had absolutely ZERO part in actually DRAFTING the legislation)

(notice we are now a COLLECTIVE ‘North America’ and not only the United States)

“Through this bill we would ensure our borders are safe and secure while making certain millions of people who live in this country (illegally) have access to a path to residency and citizenship.

“Undocumented immigrants currently living in this country would have to register with the government, pay all taxes, pay a $500 fine, submit to thorough criminal and security background checks, learn English and U.S. civics to be considered for a six year conditional visa. After the six year period, those people living here with a visa are eligible to apply for residency. This bill would allow millions of people living in this country the right to integrate into this society. (the right? And these ideas do not specify who pays for the the english, civics lessons. the fine of $500 is a light penalty when you take into consideration the tax burden this implementaion will put upon the American tax payers as well as MORE bloated government!)

“We need a system that is tough on enforcement, fair to taxpayers, and our workforce. A new system that ends exploitation and abuses that are everywhere in our current system and I know this plan does that.

“This year marks the final year of the three-year Merida Initiative, and the U.S. Congress and President Obama’s administration are working closely, together with counterparts in Mexico, to develop the next phase of assistance. (see below for the numbers on the Merida Initiative)

“As I have emphasized, the new assistance package to Mexico must encompass investments in four critical areas: 1) assistance to help Mexico continue to disrupt the organizational capacity of the drug cartels; 2) efforts to strengthen Mexico’s institutional capacity to enforce the rule of law, particularly with respect to the judicial process; 3) investments in 21st century technologies and initiatives at our ports of entry that strengthen security while supporting vibrant cross-border trade and commerce and; 4) investments in social and economic development initiatives for local communities ravaged by violence and efforts to curb drug demand. (notice #1 and #2 are top and they all involve passing money along to mexico-AGAIN)

“I am committed to these causes and reiterate my support to President Calderon, his administration and the people of Mexico.”

 
end
 
FYI:
Merida Inititative http://www.state.gov/p/inl/rls/fs/122397.htm Congress approved:
In 2008, $400 million for Mexico and $65 million for Central America, the Dominican Republic, and Haiti.
In 2009, $300 million for Mexico and $110 million for Central America, the Dominican Republic, and Haiti.
In 2010, $450 million for Mexico and $100 million for Central America…
 
$1.15 Billion to Mexico
$274 million to Central America.
Thus Far with more to come.
 
Please forward.
 
 
Jessica Puente- Bradshaw
 
Ran 2010 U.S. Congress Candidate Tx Dist-27
texansforjessica.com
twitter.com/jpbradshaw2010
Facebook : http://bit.ly/FOLFJ
 
 
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Clearly stated, money will continue to roll into Mexico in the form of “benevolent” donations courtesy of the American Taxpayer. Thes donations that are supposed to stop the drug trafficing and illegal immigration. Right. 
  
OH PLEASE, MR CALDERON. You know very well you make more money off the illegals working in the United States than you make off the people working in your own country. Of course, if you play the poor us game, not only do the remittances come in ( the #2 MONEY ECONOMY OF MEXICO – second only to OIL INDUSTRY!) but you also get cash roll-in from the USA for drug war you are supposedly trying to stop.
 
fyi: twitter @felipecalderonH

National Security Adviser James Jones told a joke stereotyping Jews as greedy merchants to a Washington policy forum.

Read the Joke here…. http://rawstory.com/rs/2010/0426/national-security-adviser-tells-greedy-jewish-joke-jewish-crowd/

Some people think the joke is funny, and maybe it is.  Let’s for a second think what the response would be if it were a black, latino, woman, or God forbid arab joke? Crap should certainly hit the fan! I am all for “funny jokes” so long as it is Equal Opportunity Jesting.

Couldn’t find any good “midget” or gay motifakes. LOL

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Give this genius a break. Listen, he is overworked and underpaid, just like every member in Congress. He didn’t know what he was saying. He was delirious from lack of sleep and exhaustion. Forward to 1:00 if you want to get thru the measurement details.

Here are some possible items Hank may have confused the ISLAND of Guam with.

1. a single 8’x4′ piece of plywood?

2. A Large Rubber Raft

3. Perhaps this Floating Fridge

4. A Sunbeam Ironing Board

5. Family Size Inner tube

6. Ocean Buoy? (looks like a possible tip over)

So as you can see….any one might easily confuse and Island for an object that might “tip over and capsize.”

One more example of a Democrat #EpicFail.

 

A little background on U.S. Congressman Hank Johnson from GA-4.

From his website: “In his first official act as a Member of Congress, he helped install Nancy Pelosi as the first woman Speaker of the House.”
In case you’d love to contribute to his campaign. Here is his campaign website:

http://www.hankforcongress.com/

A Billion later…..

Posted: December 3, 2009 in Uncategorized
This was an email i recieved from “Slow Pokey”  a meet-up buddy from the ATX 25th Congressional Dist.
Don’t know where he got it, but its a great perspective on what a billion looks like…
ok, i tried to get some cool txt color but i gave up..it was way to difficult.
 
 
This is too true to be funny.
 
 
The next time you hear a politician use the 
Word ‘billion’ in a casual manner, think about 
Whether you want the ‘politicians’ spending 
YOUR tax money.
A billion is a difficult number to comprehend,
But one advertising agency did a good job of 
Putting that figure into some perspective in
One of it’s releases. A.
A billion seconds ago it was 1959. 

B.
A billion minutes ago Jesus was alive. 

C.
A billion hours ago our ancestors were 
Living in the Stone Age. 

D.
A billion days ago no-one walked on the earth on two feet. 

E. 
A billion dollars ago was only 
8 hours and 20 minutes, 
At the rate our government
Is spending it. 

While this thought is still fresh in our brain…
let’s take a look at  New Orleans ..
It’s amazing what you can learn with some simple division.

Louisiana Senator,
Mary Landrieu (D) 
Is presently asking Congress for 
250 BILLION DOLLARS
To rebuild  New Orleans . Interesting number…
What does it mean? 

A.
Well .. If you are one of the 484,674 residents of  New Orleans   
(every man, woman, and child) 
You each get $516,528. 

B. 
Or… If you have one of the 188,251 homes in 
New Orleans , your home gets $1,329,787

C.
Or… If you are a family of four…
Your family gets $2,066,012. 

Washington , D. C 

HELLO! 
Are all your calculators broken??

Building Permit Tax 
CDL License Tax 
Cigarette Tax 
Corporate Income Tax 
Dog License Tax 
Federal Income Tax (Fed)
Federal Unemployment Tax (FU TA) 
Fishing License Tax 
Food License Tax 
Fuel Permit Tax 
Gasoline Tax 
Hunting License Tax 
Inheritance Tax 
Inventory Tax 
IRS Interest Charges (tax on top of tax) 
IRS Penalties (tax on top of tax) 
Liquor Tax 
Luxury Tax 
Marriage License Tax 
Medicare Tax 
Property Tax 
Real Estate Tax 
Service charge Taxes 
Social Security Tax 
Road Usage Tax (Truckers) 
Sales Taxes 
Recreational Vehicle Tax
School Tax  
State Income Tax  
State Unemployment Tax (SUTA) 
Telephone Federal Excise Tax 
Telephone Federal Universal Service Fee Tax 
Telephone Federal, State and Local Surcharge Tax 
Telephone Minimum Usage Surcharge Tax
Telephone Recurring and Non-recurring Charges Tax  
Telephone State and Local Tax 
Telephone Usage Charge Tax 
Utility Tax 
Vehicle License Registration T ax 
Vehicle Sales Tax 
Watercraft Registration Tax 
Well Permit Tax 
Workers Compensation Tax
(And to think, we left British Rule to avoid so many taxes) 

STILL THINK THIS IS FUNNY?
 

Not one of these taxes existed 100 years ago…
And our nation was the most prosperous in the world.
We had absolutely no national debt… 
We had the largest middle class in the world… 
And Mom stayed home to raise the kids. 
What happened?       Can you spell ‘politicians!’ 
And I still have to 
Press ‘1’ 
For English. 
I hope this goes around the 
U  S A 
At least 100 times What the heck happened?????

 

 International Christian Concern (ICC) is reporting that a major effort is underway by Muslim countries (OIC) Organisation of the Islamic Conference)  to pass a UN resolution which they say would lead to persecution of Christian minorities.

At what point do countries REFUSE to submit to these WORLD Regulations?  I don’t know about other countries, but it seems to me that many citizens of the United States of America, including some of those that have thru illegal means arrived to our great nation have what I would like to describe as the independent gene: the innate desire to succeed and LIVE with little to no involvement from the government. 

Americans, usually characterized as hard-working, independent, self-sufficient, fighting, determined,  and just (to name a few) are having these personal beliefs and ways of thinking challenged not only by a federal government but apparently now also a  global arm –  of the totalitarian kind.

Certainly, as we add generations to the population rolls, I my guess is that for every singular, lazy, socialistic, government dependant person added, human nature counters that by ADDING and nurturing a hard working, entrepreneurial, capitalistic, self-sufficient American – whether he be of recently immigrant parents or from the more established type.  (Perhaps this is wishful thinking on my part)

Anyway, I digress, yet again.

My experience is that, among the people I know. Libertarian, Conservatives, Democrats, Republicans, Independents or Moderates….if American…the same ideals really truly apply.  The basic “American” ideals of  “working, independent, self-sufficient, fighting, determined” still apply.  YES, REALLY.

Notice I didn’t mention the Socialist Democrats or Communists (hell-bent on CHANGING the American philosophy).

Many times, political beliefs have very little to do with the innate feelings of the individual. Thru my observation, I have found that if worded in a way that can be understood – most groups will respond in similarly to the question.

Example: Ask someone…

Do  you believe all Americans are entitled to affordable health care?

Vs

Do you believe all Americans should have affordable health care at the cost of a smaller group of individuals?

Point being, if you ask any person(regardless of political affiliation)- in this particular case, 

DO you believe and support the idea that a smaller group, thru a global governing body, should override our American Constitution to the detriment of what Americans are allowed to say in their own backyard? 

My guess is the reply you will get across the board, from any political group (except the Socialist/Communist) is a resounding NO. 

Which brings me back to my original question.

At what point do [Americans] REFUSE to submit to these WORLD Regulations?  World regulations that at the root, not only silence our voices in our own back yard but spill over to how we might offend our neighbor ½ way across the globe or in our own neighborhood.

Regardless of what good you think the UN does . The fact of the matter is that the global heavy hand is looking to take OUR Constitution and render it useless.  A Constitution not only gave us freedom of religion, but freedom to express ourselves about things secular and religious – so long as in that process we were not harming or infringing on those opinions or religions.

This treaty/resolution intends to buffer a group from possible criticism from the rest of the world population.  Do I care or think that it is fair that citizens of the world be silenced?  Yes, but not so much that I want OUR countsubmitted to that kind of censorship.  Why?  Simply, because our AMERICA is held to a higher standard by way of  The Constitution.

Innately, most Americans carry the independent gene, preventing them from going along with something so controlling and sinister?  No?  At the very least on a “global” level? 

Perhaps this proposed U.N. resolution on the “defamation of religions” will stall and not move forward. We however, must all be cautious as the seeds are out there, looking for fertile ground to root and sprout themselves.  Sinister, indeed. Without fear-mongering, beware when our country submits to a global governing will -now or ever.

From a Fox News article (link )

Critics give some recent news events as examples of how the U.N. “blasphemy resolution” has emboldened Islamic authorities and threatened Westerners:

— On Oct. 3 in Great Britain, three men were charged for plotting to kill the publisher of the novel “The Jewel of Medina,” which gives a fictional account of the Prophet Muhammad and his child bride. FOXNews.com reported U.S. publisher Random House Inc., was going to release the book but stopped it from hitting shelves after it claimed that “credible and unrelated sources” said the book could incite violence by a “small, radical segment.”

— An Afghan student is on death row for downloading an article about the role of women in Islam, FOXNews.com also reported.

— In December 2007 “a court reportedly sentenced two foreigners to six months in prison for allegedly marketing a book deemed offensive to Aisha, one of the Prophet Muhammad’s wives,” the U.S. government said.

— A British teacher was sentenced to 15 days in jail in Sudan for offending Islam by allowing students to name the class teddy bear Muhammad in November 2007.

— In February 2007 in Egypt an Internet blogger was sentenced to four years in prison for writing a post that critiqued Islam.

— In 2004, Dutch filmmaker Theo Van Gogh was murdered after the release of his documentary highlighting the abuse of Muslim women.

Update on this Resolution since Lou Dobbs Video.

Gladly Hillary makes a good point in this article. 

The US secretary of state, Hillary Clinton, said atheists and believers were entitled to express their feelings about religion, and argued that “these differences should be met with tolerance, not with the suppression of discourse”.

Obama Sandwich Spread … and

Posted: November 16, 2009 in Uncategorized
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yes, it’s really nutty!

it's nutty!

There is no way in heck, I’m rubbing that over any spot on my body!

for this one…you’ll have to click the link. All I can say is….you gotta be  kidding me! LOL

 When Progressive thinking goes haywire… 

 

Written by R. Alexander Miller  Leeds, Alabama – November 9, 2009 

We have heard it millions of times, in all kinds of media, shouted to the heavens: Those of us “lucky” enough to be self-sufficient must reach out and help our “less fortunate” brethren.

In its face the statement is one that touches upon the richest fabric of our American culture.  Always look out for those of us in dire straits and help as best we can.  It speaks to the core of who we are as Americans.  Then, there are the multitude of unintended consequences that oft arise from public policy, 99.9% of which comes to us from the playbook of the Progressive left, which is almost never thought through and causes, in the end, much more pain and suffering. But alas, does indeed hit the ultimate goal they seek: Subservience and the perpetuation of the underclass which is driven and maintained by the dependency it causes.

To be sure, the Progressive left derives its power from social welfare policies which have turned a people as a whole from one of the hardest working in the world to that of an entitlement society.  We now have upwards of 40% of our population which pays ZERO taxes.  Think about that for a minute. Almost half of us do not pay a dime in taxes to the government. It is this segment of the population that also has grown to believe it is their “right” to expect to receive government care & assistance from cradle to grave.  Sadly, the great majority of these population group is black, Mexican-American (even more sad is, I belong to this group myself!!) or Illegally here.

We have an entire ‘Entry level’ segment of society which believes that is not necessary for them to wait any period of time learning their craft. They require pay increases and promotions now or as part of their hiring process and who cares if they know not the first thing about their work.  They fully believe they ought to lead and do so now.

We have a whole segment of the population who is no longer interested in fending for themselves.  We have made it so they expect to be looked after and taken care of almost from cradle to grave. They are a voting bloc now, and they now use this vote to elect politicians who make it a career to promise more and more entitlements even if it is impossible to support this spending.

One of the examples I have had in my mind for a while now of these ‘Good in theory’ proposals but with a number of still developing unintended consequences is a program called “Cell Phones for the Poor”.

‘CELL PHONES FOR THE POOR’… Who wouldn’t get behind this idea, pray tell?

It is an extension of an old Federal program, brought swiftly to the 21st century, in which rather than providing indigent folks with subsidized landline phone service, the Fed is teaming with TracPhone to provide low income folks with a free cell phone (oft a Motorola 175 model) and free airtime for them to have a communications tool available to them in the event of an emergency.

Again, a progressive idea, to be sure.  A fantastic way to help the fellow poor in providing them with the backing and assistance they may need should they find themselves in a car accident, get sick, house fire, or are assaulted.  I mean, who can be against that, right??

 Here are some of the problems I find with the idea as it is being implemented:

  •  I find no record of how the folks are selected to be qualified for this help.  This means anyone on a public welfare roll, or getting food stamp assistance is cleared to receive the phone and time.  INCLUDING single unwed mothers on welfare, young 20 something dropouts who spend most of their time dealing drugs or committing other crimes, etc
  • The amount of free time is dependent on the state the recipient lives in… Ranges from 68 mins/month upwards to several hundred minutes.  Currently there are 16 states in the national program.  The coverage has expanded to double what it was with landline subscribers to a total of 1.4 million recipients.  Statistics from the government state there are approximately 32 million more people in the country that will qualify for the program once their states decide to participate.
  • In the state of Alabama, we have a rather sizeable number of juvenile delinquents and illegal aliens running about which are now vocal complainers about the state of the program as it exists today.

Complaints run the gamut:  from Not enough FREE time (as in, “they cannot Represent properly with the home boys with only 100 minutes a month!!), to the fact that these entry level “free” phones are not such that they can change the ringtones to the ‘gangsta-rap’ tunes of their preference.  I mean, imagine the loss of street-cred if my phone goes off and Beethoven’s 5th plays instead of M&M or JayZ, right??  The Horror!!!

There is a big lesson to be learned from these policies gone awry.  The concept that made this the greatest country in the world is one that dictates that the individual is encouraged to do his or her absolute best in order to become what he/she wants to be. Individualism is to be encouraged and supported for it creates the forces that drive invention and business.  It is the complete opposite of a big government that takes care of all of us from birth to death.  There is a word for that experiment: it is called Socialism, and we already know it failed!

As Americans, we know that it is part of our charitable fabric to lay down a safety net to help the least lucky among us.  Yet that is all it should be, nothing but a helping hand to allow the not so lucky to get back up on their own two feet and begin to be productive members of society as soon as possible!

R. Alexander Miller

Please direct any comments to Alex at beowolf01@yahoo.com

 

Comments on blog welcome.

Thank you, Alex!