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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE: WEALTH REDISTRIBUTION TO PURCHASE POLITICAL POWER AND VOTES?

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It appears that the corrupt Department of Justice, under the control of Attorney General Eric Holder, is about to engage in good old-fashioned political corruption and wealth redistribution by distributing some of the $16.6 BILLION settlement money from the Bank of America to progressive socialist democrat groups – some of which are blatantly corrupt, partisan, and racist. This is the type of political corrupting that should be prosecuted by Eric Holder on behalf of the American people – yet we see the disgraced Eric Holder, himself charged with Contempt of Congress, moving funds that should be going to victims – including the United States treasury – into the radical special interests who are devoted to transforming America into a socialist nation and providing the progressive socialist democrats with perpetual political control over the nation – much like they have over California.

At a time when government spending to purchase political support and votes is bankrupting the next generation of American citizens, we are finding that only organizations such as Judicial Watch are protecting America’s interests.

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DOJ to Give Leftist Groups Cut of B of A Settlement

AUGUST 28, 2014

The Department of Justice (DOJ) keeps giving radical leftist groups that support President Obama huge amounts of cash collected from big banks to settle discrimination and mortgage abuse lawsuits filed by the government.

Judicial Watch first reported the scheme two years ago when Countrywide Financial Corporation doled out $335 million to settle its discrimination lawsuit with the feds. The money was supposed to be distributed to more than 200,000 minority victims who supposedly were charged higher interest rates and fees than white borrowers based on their race not their credit.

Instead, a chunk of the money went to Democrat-tied groups not connected to the lawsuit, including the scandal-plagued Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN) and the open-borders National Council of La Raza (NCLR).

Now many of the same groups will get more money from a record $16.65 billion settlement with Bank of America. It’s a “historic resolution,” according to Attorney General Eric Holder, and the money will help make amends to borrowers and communities that were negatively affected by the bank’s conduct. Besides settling civil penalties at the state and federal level, the billions will bring relief to struggling homeowners and communities by, among other things, offering new loans and providing financing for affordable rental housing. Delinquent borrowers in Democrat strongholds like Chicago, Oakland and Detroit will also benefit from debt forgiveness.

Leftover funds will go to politically-connected community groups—like the NCLR, Operation Hope and National Community Reinvestment Coalition—that intimidate banks into qualifying more minorities for home loans, even if they really can’t afford it.

This part of the deal is conveniently buried in an annex to the 37-page DOJ agreement, but a publication dedicated to covering business, finance and economics draws attention to it in a scathing editorial that refers to the arrangement as extortion.

In effect, the government has ordered the nation’s largest bank to create a massive slush fund for Democrat special interests,” states the editorial which reveals that radical Democrat activist groups stand to collect millions from Holder’s record deal with Bank of America. “The recession has dried up funding for such groups. But Holder’s massive bank shakedown could rebuild their war chests in a hurry.” The piece also points out that Holder has brokered other similar deals that will provide more back-door funding for the Democrat groups. They include a $13 billion agreement with JPMorgan Chase and a $7 billion deal with Citibank.

Judicial Watch has investigated these controversial arrangements of funneling big portions of cash settlements from civil rights lawsuits to organizations not officially connected to the cases. In fact, back in 2010 JW sued the DOJ to obtain information about the outrageous policy. In response to our lawsuit the DOJ was forced to acknowledge that it has no official guidelines regarding “qualified organizations” that get leftover settlement funds and that it doesn’t monitor how the money is used.

DOJ to Give Leftist Groups Cut of B of A Settlement - Judicial Watch 

Bottom line …

Only fraudulent and politically-suspect maneuvers could produce “leftover funds” because the cohort of victims and their losses greatly outweigh the entirely of the settlement. The distribution of money to anyone other than victims, including those unaffiliated with the lawsuit, is blatant fraud and a criminal activity that needs to be prosecuted.

Unfortunately, we cannot look to a corrupt Eric Holder and his hyper-partisan Department of Justice to actually render justice or prosecute those responsible for defrauding the United States and its legal citizens any more than we can hope Eric Holder will comply with the Constitution and the rule of law in cases involving Fast and Furious, the prosecution of journalists, the IRS scandal, and Benghazi.

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It is time to remove the progressive socialist democrats from the House, the Senate, and the Presidency. Perhaps offering those who would be criminally prosecuted a form of conditional amnesty if they relinquish their office and agree to refrain from running for public office. But, then again, the evildoers always have the hope for an unconditional pardon as the Criminal-in-Chief leaves the White House.

-- steve


“Nullius in verba.”-- take nobody's word for it!

“Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance.”-- George Bernard Shaw

“Progressive, liberal, Socialist, Marxist, Democratic Socialist -- they are all COMMUNISTS.”

“The key to fighting the craziness of the progressives is to hold them responsible for their actions, not their intentions.” – OCS

"The object in life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane." -- Marcus Aurelius

“A people that elect corrupt politicians, imposters, thieves, and traitors are not victims... but accomplices” -- George Orwell



IS THE KING OF SAUDI ARABIA TRYING TO GET THE UNITED STATES TO SAVE HIS KINGDOM?

The Saudis are not our friends …

There is little or no doubt in my mind that Saudi Arabia pursues an outreach program to build Mosques around the world that support the fundamentalist Wahhabist religion that is found in Saudi Arabia. Mosques that can be used to radicalize Americans and foment jihadist terror strikes within America. There is also little or doubt in my mind that Saudi Arabia’s rulers may be paying-off terrorists to avoid an attack on their Kingdom and an overthrow over their cushy lifestyles.

The Struggle against Jahiliyya – Taken literally, the word Jahiliyya is a reference to a state of barbarism and ignorance. But al-Wahhab used it in a different context. In Wahhabi Islam, all societies that do not follow the true ways of Islam are considered to be in a state of Jahiliyya. All “infidels” are Jahili. Used in this context, Jahiliyya can more accurately be described as a representation of what Wahhabists consider to be the unholy, polytheistic, barbaric, corrupt, and evil state of Arabia before the coming of Islam. Jahiliyya is a representation of the culture that Mohammad fought against and destroyed with the inception of Islam. By so closely comparing their struggle against Jahiliyya with Mohammad’s fight against the polytheists of his time, Wahhabists see the struggle as one of the most holy actions they can take. (Cline; Idris; Metz, Saudi)

According to al-Wahhab, it is the duty of all true Muslims to fight Jahiliyya and the Jahili. Though conversion to “true Islam” is an option, Wahhabists are permitted by their doctrine to “rob, murder, and sexually violate” Jahili (Lopez). We can find an example of Wahhabi Islam’s brutal treatment of what they consider to be Jahili in the gruesome beheadings of such people as Paul Johnson, Daniel Pearl, Nick Berg, etc. . (Cline; Idris; Metz, Saudi)  <Source>

There appears to be little difference between ISIS (or ISIL) and the Wahhabists of Saudi Arabia – except for who they pledge their allegiance to.

Bayah (the oath of allegiance) – According to al-Wahhab’s teachings, all Muslims must individually pledge their allegiance to a Muslim leader. As long as this leader follows the laws of Islam (as determined by Wahhabi Islam) completely, the individual must give him his unquestionable allegiance. The Wahhabist must make this pledge to ensure his redemption by God after death. The purpose of the bayah is to merge religion and politics into one, ensuring that all Muslims dedicate their lives to following a “pure” leader who upholds all the tenets of Islam while at the same time ensuring that every leader must follow the laws of Islam completely. The Muslim community is thus to become the living embodiment of God’s laws and dictates. It is the responsibility of the leader to ensure that all people who live under his control know and follow the laws of God. (Metz, Saudi)

Conformity – Wahhabi Islam demands conformity. All people must dress similarly (you may notice in Saudi Arabia, most men wear the same white cloths), behave similarly, pray at the same time, use the same rituals in prayer, and speak in a similar manner. Adherence to the “true faith” is demonstrable in physical and tangible ways. The Wahhabists believe that they can judge a person’s faith by observing his actions and level of conformity to the Islamic ways. It is thus the responsibility of each Wahhabist to constantly observe his neighbors and friends in search of unholy actions and behavior. (Metz, Saudi; Mortimer) <Source>

So I have basically have absolutely no trust in the King of Saudi Arabia or those politicians in our government who appear to be hiding something that every American should know about the 9/11 terrorist attack.

In fact, I believe that certain Saudis were somehow complicit in providing financing and operational support for the 9/11 terrorist attack in the United States. Something that we may never know because former President George Bush (43) and now President Barack Obama refuse to declassify the 28 classified pages of the 9/11 Commission Report that deals with possible foreign involvement with the 9/11 attack. It is believed that the Saudi government, either directly or indirectly, may have provided material support to the 9/11 hijackers - 15 of the 19 which were citizens of Saudi Arabia.

Sen. Bob Graham: Did They Act Alone?

Here is an edited transcript of the press conference held March 12 by Reps. Walter B. Jones (R-N.C.), Stephen Lynch (D-Mass.), and Thomas Massie (R-Ky.), calling for declassification of the suppressed 28 pages of the Congressional 9/11 Inquiry. Also participating were representatives of the 9/11 Families United for Justice Against Terrorism. The press conference received a videotaped message from former Sen. Bob Graham of Florida, who co-chaired the Joint Congressional Inquiry into Intelligence Community Activities Before and After the Terrorist Attacks.

Good morning. I appreciate the opportunity to be a part of this conference, which is going to be discussing some of the most important issues affecting the relationships within Congress, and the Executive relationships between government and its people, and the national security of our nation. It's very significant that this conference is being held, the day after Senator Feinstein made her statements relative to the relationship between the inquiry which has been conducted by the Senate Intelligence Committee and the CIA. Because what we're going to be talking about today, raises many of the same fundamental issues.

Immediately after 9/11, the leadership of the House and Senate asked the chairs of the House and Senate Intelligence Committees to do what Congress had never done in 200 years, and that is, to form a joint committee for purposes of conducting an inquiry as to what had happened in 9/11, with particular focus on the role of the United States intelligence community.

We spent the better part of 15 months working on that inquiry. We had staff that represented persons who were knowledgeable in each of the intelligence communities. We had persons who had experience in the Department of Justice, in other law-enforcement-related agencies of the Federal government. We conducted hundreds of interviews, read thousands of pages of documents, and in December of 2002, produced an 800-plus-page report. That report took over six months in the declassification process, and when the report was returned in publicly releasable form, there were a number of specific redactions. There were names and places and other specific pieces of evidence which were withheld.

But the most stunning thing, was that an entire chapter, 28 pages, was censored, from word one to the last word of the chapter. That chapter dealt primarily with who financed 9/11. That was a very fundamental question, because it went to an even larger question. And that is: Did those who committed that heinous attack on Sept. 11, did they act alone, or were they supported by a network of individuals?

All of the people who have been in leadership positions of investigations into 9/11 have come away with the feeling that it was implausible to believe that these 19 people, most of whom didn't speak English; most of whom had only been in the United States for—if any—a very brief period of time, could have carried out such a complex operation, which required completion of the planning, the practicing, and then, finally, the execution of the plot.

A key part of that question of whether they acted alone or had support, related to the financing of 9/11: How could these people have financed a project that was as expensive, in terms of the cost of the 19 individuals, without having some support network? That missing chapter provides evidence that would be important to answer the question: Did these people act alone?

That chapter has now been censored, since the Summer of 2003, for over 10 years. Whatever reason there may have been for the initial censorship, has long since passed. At the time that we heard that it was being censored, Sen. Dick Shelby, a Republican from Alabama, who was the vice-chair of the Senate Committee, and myself as chair, both agreed that there was no reason to censor that 28-page, important chapter, for national security reasons.

But here we are, 10 years later, and it continues to be censored.

You may wish to read 9/11 Link To Saudi Arabia Is Topic Of 28 Redacted Pages In Government Report; Congressmen Push For Release.

Why did President Bush rush to protect individual Saudis and members of the bin Laden family after the attack when no civilian aircraft in the United States were permitted to fly?

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Bin Laden Family 'Evacuated' From US

Members of Osama bin Laden's family were allowed to fly out of the US shortly after the September 11 terror attacks, a senior official has said. Even though American airspace had been shut down, the Bush administration allowed a jet to fly around the US picking up family members from 10 cities, including Los Angeles, Washington DC, Boston and Houston. Some 140 high ranking Saudi officials were also on the plane.

The revelations come from former White House counter-terrorism chief Richard Clarke. He said the Bush administration sanctioned the repatriation of the family in the immediate aftermath of the attacks.

'Repatriation approved'

"Somebody brought to us for approval the decision to let an airplane filled with Saudis, including members of the bin Laden family, leave the country," he told Vanity Fair magazine. Mr Clarke said he checked with FBI officials, who gave the go ahead. "So I said, 'Fine, let it happen'."  He first asked the bureau to check that no one "inappropriate" was leaving. "I have no idea if they did a good job. I'm not in any position to second guess the FBI," he said. But Dale Watson, the FBI's former head of counter-terrorism, said the Saudis "were not subject to serious interviews or interrogations".

Permission to fly

Federal authorities gave permission for the plane to fly. Tom Kinton, director of aviation at Boston's Logan airport, said: "We were in the midst of the worst terrorist act in history and here we were seeing an evacuation of the bin Ladens! ... I wanted to go the highest levels in Washington."

Prince Bandar bin Sultan, the Saudi ambassador to the US who is said to have organised the exodus, met President George Bush on September 13, 2001, two days after the terror attacks. <Source>

Now it appears that the Saudi King wants the United States to spent its blood and treasure further protecting his Kingdom …

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Saudi king warns West will be jihadists' next target

King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia has warned that the West will be the next target of the jihadists sweeping through Syria and Iraq, unless there is "rapid" action.

"If we ignore them, I am sure they will reach Europe in a month and America in another month," he said in remarks quoted on Saturday by Asharq al-Awsat daily and Saudi-backed Al-Arabiya television station.

"Terrorism knows no border and its danger could affect several countries outside the Middle East," said the king who was speaking at a welcoming ceremony on Friday for new ambassadors, including a new envoy from Saudi ally the United States.

The Islamic State (IS) jihadist group has prompted widespread concern as it advances in both Syria and Iraq, killing hundreds of people, including in gruesome beheadings and mass executions.

Lack of action would be "unacceptable" in the face of the phenomenon, King Abdullah said. "You see how they (jihadists) carry out beheadings and make children show the severed heads in the street," he said, condemning the "cruelty" of such acts.

"It is no secret to you, what they have done and what they have yet to do. I ask you to transmit this message to your leaders: 'Fight terrorism with force, reason and (necessary) speed'."

Source: Saudi king warns West will be jihadists' next target - Yahoo News

It seems to me that Saudi Arabia would be in more jeopardy than the west due to its location, its assets, and the general hatred of Saudis not connected with the Royal family.

Bottom line …

Yes, Saudi Arabia purchases a significant amount of weaponry from the United States, is a major oil-producing nation, and apparently has purchased influence with our government – especially with the Bushs and Clintons – so who is likely to demand the declassification of the 9/11 report?

Who is going to demand that the Saudis pay a heavy price for the Americans who will bear the burden of saving the Kingdom from terrorism? And, I do not mean that the money or benefits flow to the politicians and special interests, but to the Treasury of the United States.

I think that there should be an audit of all post-presidential actions involving the Saudis and their “contributions” to presidential libraries, foundations, and initiatives. Including funds paid to relatives and others that benefit presidents, past, current, and future.

Above all – we should think hard and fast about allowing our military to protect Saudi Arabia without some form of compensation that benefits the American people. Declassifying the 28-pages so that Americans can be fully informed about what their government representatives are doing in their name.

And, another reason why we cannot trust another Bush or Clinton in the White House.

-- steve


“Nullius in verba.”-- take nobody's word for it!

“Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance.”-- George Bernard Shaw

“Progressive, liberal, Socialist, Marxist, Democratic Socialist -- they are all COMMUNISTS.”

“The key to fighting the craziness of the progressives is to hold them responsible for their actions, not their intentions.” – OCS

"The object in life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane." -- Marcus Aurelius

“A people that elect corrupt politicians, imposters, thieves, and traitors are not victims... but accomplices” -- George Orwell



BLACK HYPOCRISY: RAISING MILLIONS FOR FOUNDATIONS THAT HONOR THUGS, BUT DENYING A POLICE OFFICER A LEGAL DEFENSE FUND?

There is little or no doubt in my mind that radical progressive socialist democrats are liars and hypocrites. Beyond the racial rantings of self-promoting race-baiters and race-hustlers like Al Sharpton and Jesse Jackson, there is a whole cadre of radicals who believe that freedom of speech is a one way street where they police the content and operate the toll-booth. The idea that all sides of a position have an equal right to media exposure, to raise funds, and to make their position known appears to be abhorrent to these idiots as they demand “equality” and “fairness.”

Let us consider the concerted attempt by radicals to stop a fundraising effort for the police officer who shot Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. Not only have the progressive socialist democrats and their race-hustlers like Al Sharpton tried and convicted the officer of “murdering an unarmed black teenager,” but they want to prevent the officer from defending himself against a biased array of prosecutors, including Attorney General Eric Holder, whose self-interests lie not in justice, but in self-serving racial politics.

Here is an example of the type of radical, one-sided and self-serving, political actions that point to the hypocrisy of those who refuse to wait for the official grand jury report before jumping to their racist conclusions …

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From the radical left Alternet.com …

Pressure Grows for GoFundMe to Stop Its 'Support Officer Darren Wilson' Campaign

More than $400,000 has been raised on two separate GoFundMe pages for Darren Wilson, the officer who shot unarmed Michael Brown dead on Aug. 9, sparking sharp criticism of the online crowdfunding site.

To focus some of that outrage into getting GoFundMe to end the campaign,  organizers at ColorOfChange.org have created a petition  demanding that the site return all money donated to the officer because it "is profiting off racially-motivated donors, some of whom are celebrating the police killing of Michael Brown." Besides GoFundMe gets a 5 percent cut from donations Wilson's supporters raise--which many consider profiting from a black teenager's death.

Source:  Pressure Grows for GoFundMe to Stop Its 'Support Officer Darren Wilson' Campaign

Unarmed is not synonymous with innocent or harmless …

One should note that although Michael Brown was “unarmed,” he was an existential threat to the police officer. A 6’4” and 292-pounds, Brown was capable of inflicting great bodily injury and causing the death of the police officer with little more than a blow to the head or any other vital area of the officer’s anatomy. It has been suggested in media reports that Brown punched the officer in such a manner as to possibly impair both his sight and his perception. Unarmed does not equate to either innocent or harmless in the real world.

As for profiting off racially-motivated donors, consider those that have declared Trayvon Martin, another thuggish black man, who met his death when he assaulted an armed Neighborhood Watch captain under suspicious circumstances. It appears that significant sums of money have been donated to the foundation that bears his name – yet, does not process the money or report to the government under that name. There is no accounting for the funds that were collected and expended – and I do not expect an accurate accounting to ever take place. Why did I mention this? Because the same lawyer, Benjamin Crump, and race-baiter, Al Sharpton, were the driving forces behind the almost canonization of Treyvon Martin. Martin, from all official and media accounts, was a wannabe gansta and possessed stolen property from a nearby residential burglary (along with a burglary tool) when confronted by school authorities. Because the school police wanted to curtail the number of black youngsters turned into the municipal police, the incident was never reported and the evidence was filed. Only during the court case did the truth come out.

Race-hustler, anti-Semite Al Sharpton is Obama's Go-To Guy

Anyone else find this disgraceful and immoral?

Al Sharpton has a sordid history. First of all, though he uses the rubric “Reverend” to give him some degree of respectability, he never attended a seminary. He just made up the title and bestowed it upon himself.

His fraud does not end there. There was the Tawana Brawley rape hoax that he orchestrated that led to race riots and severe personal damage to a policeman Sharpton tried to frame for the fraudulent rape. He has a long and disgraceful history of stoking racism against whites.

Now President Obama, who invites Sharpton to official White House state dinners (wonder what foreign leaders make of Sharpton) has made him the go-to-guy to deal with the riots going on in Ferguson (cooled down-for now).  Read more  

Bottom line …

While it is the right of individuals and organizations to mount a campaign against any fundraising on behalf of Officer Wilson – remember that pesky innocent until proven guilty concept – it is both hypocritical and disingenuous that the effort be characterized along racial lines and suggesting that it is racism – as opposed to fairness – that motivates the donors.

Let us consider that this incident would have never seen the light of day had it not been a white cop shooting a black suspect. But, it was perfect for the self-serving race-baiters, race-hustlers like Al Sharpton who are motivated by money and media attention. Not to mention the self-serving politicians like Barack Obama and his cadre of progressive socialist democrats who need to rally their black base for the upcoming November congressional election cycle. Especially in light of the decimation of black job opportunities when they clearly abandoned the blacks to pursue future political power with illegal alien Hispanics. And, especially in light of the almost daily slaughter of young black men in the inner cities governed by progressive socialist democrats.

In what alternative universe would we find a corrupt, lying race-hustler and agitator like Al Sharpton serving as point-man for the White House? A man whose lies have caused death, destruction, and increased racial tensions in America.

We need to throw the race-baiters, race-hustlers, and the corrupt progressive socialist democrats out of the House, the Senate, and the Presidency. Protect our Constitution and the rule of law by denying the progressive socialist democrats their “fundamental transformation of America.”

-- steve


“Nullius in verba.”-- take nobody's word for it!

“Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance.”-- George Bernard Shaw

“Progressive, liberal, Socialist, Marxist, Democratic Socialist -- they are all COMMUNISTS.”

“The key to fighting the craziness of the progressives is to hold them responsible for their actions, not their intentions.” – OCS

"The object in life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane." -- Marcus Aurelius

“A people that elect corrupt politicians, imposters, thieves, and traitors are not victims... but accomplices” -- George Orwell



California Plastic Bag Ban: Union Pressures Safeway and Legislators to screw the public on fake environmental issue?

ENVIRONMENTAL-COMMUNISM

California’ progressive socialist democrats have once again screwed California consumers over a fake environmental issue worth hundreds of millions of bottom-line profits to the grocery industry … with not one cent going to mitigate the environmental issues that were used to sell this floating turd in a toilet bowl. Not only will consumers have their pockets picked, but they will now be exposed to additional disease vectors caused by the use of vinyl, cloth, and other bags that may not be sanitary. Especially if the contents of your meat leaks into the cloth and the bag is used a short time thereafter.

How can this happen? [My comments in blue italic]

Union’s Blessing Paves Way For Passage of Plastic Bag Ban

Shortly before the state Assembly approved on Thursday a statewide ban on single-use plastic bags, Republican Assemblyman Don Wagner pointed out the measure had failed on a floor vote just three days earlier.

[It appears that a majority of Californians were dead-set against the bill, but in the face of union campaign funds, the voice of the California consumer is unheard – except during elections when Californians are promised much, but given little or nothing.

“Nothing has changed,” said the Irvine legislator. “We debated it, we voted it down, and nothing has happened to this bill to make it better. There have been no amendments that have been taken.”

[Apparently this bill was dead with union-influenced democrats abstaining from voting until they saw which way the winds were blowing.]

What had changed, however, was that a powerful union had shifted its stance on the measure. And when the bill was called to a vote several minutes later, it had picked up six additional Democratic votes – enough to pass. The legislation will likely see a final vote in the Senate on Friday.

[With no changes in the bill, there appear to be a “silent understanding” that caused the unions to call “their” representatives and tell them it was perfectly fine to vote against the wishes of their constituents.]

So what happened? California’s United Food and Commercial Workers Union had voiced “serious concerns” about the latest version of the bag ban before Monday’s initial Assembly vote. UFCW’s problem: Recent amendments allow stores to keep proceeds from the 10-cent fee charged for paper or reusable bags given to customers. In a letter to lawmakers, the union wrote it was worried the bill lacked a “serious enforcement mechanism” to make sure stores were spending the money properly.

[It appears that “spent properly” is code language for payoffs to the union – perhaps to allow the union’s favored vendors to run educational campaigns or some such misdirection of funds into union pockets. It doesn’t matter that the union members are also consumers who are affected by this measure – perhaps directly as people might be reluctant to purchase what they cannot easily carry.]

But on Wednesday, the union was back to supporting the measure. Sam Rodriguez, who’s representing UFCW at the Capitol, said the union had reached an understanding with executives at Safeway, one of California’s largest grocery chains — not on any amendments to the bill’s current language, but to make sure the fee revenue was being spent where it was supposed to: on the costs of complying with the new regulations; buying paper bags; and educational campaigns for consumers.

Read more at: Union’s Blessing Paves Way For Passage of Plastic Bag Ban | KQED News Fix

Who is to blame?

08/25/14 (FAIL) Assembly Floor (38-ayes; 33-noes; 8-no vote recorded) -- SB 270 Padilla Senate Third Reading By BONTA

Ayes: Alejo, Ammiano, Bloom, Bocanegra, Bonilla, Bonta, Buchanan, Campos, Chau, Chesbro, Dababneh, Daly, Dickinson, Fong, Gatto, Gomez, Gonzalez, Gordon, Roger Hernández, Holden, Jones-Sawyer, Levine, Lowenthal, Medina, Mullin, Muratsuchi, Pan, John A. Pérez, Quirk, Rendon, Ridley-Thomas, Skinner, Stone, Ting, Wieckowski, Williams, Yamada, Atkins

Noes: Achadjian, Allen, Bigelow, Chávez, Conway, Cooley, Dahle, Donnelly, Eggman, Fox, Frazier, Beth Gaines, Garcia, Gorell, Gray, Grove, Hagman, Harkey, Jones, Linder, Logue, Maienschein, Mansoor, Melendez, Nestande, Olsen, Patterson, Perea, Quirk-Silva, Salas, Wagner, Waldron, Wilk

No Votes Recorded: Bradford, Brown, Ian Calderon, Hall, Nazarian, V. Manuel Pérez, Rodriguez, Weber 

08/28/14 (PASS) Assembly Floor (45-ayes; 31-noes; 3-no vote recorded) -- SB 270 Padilla Senate Third Reading By BONTA

Ayes: Alejo, Ammiano, Bloom, Bocanegra, Bonilla, Bonta, Bradford, Buchanan, Ian Calderon, Campos, Chau, Chesbro, Dababneh, Daly, Dickinson, Fong, Garcia, Gatto, Gomez, Gonzalez, Gordon, Roger Hernández, Holden, Jones-Sawyer, Levine, Lowenthal, Medina, Mullin, Muratsuchi, Nazarian, Pan, John A. Pérez, V. Manuel Pérez, Quirk, Rendon, Ridley-Thomas, Rodriguez, Skinner, Stone, Ting, Weber, Wieckowski, Williams, Yamada, Atkins

Noes: Achadjian, Allen, Bigelow, Chávez, Conway, Cooley, Dahle, Donnelly, Fox, Frazier, Beth Gaines, Gorell, Gray, Grove, Hagman, Harkey, Jones, Linder, Logue, Maienschein, Mansoor, Melendez, Nestande, Olsen, Patterson, Perea, Quirk-Silva, Salas, Wagner, Waldron, Wilk

No Votes Recorded: Brown, Eggman, Hall

How scummy are the progressive socialist democrats …

One need turn no farther than to progressive socialist democrat Leland Yee, a prominent man in his party that tried to ban guns in California – because, like most progressives, he knew, better than you, how you should live your life. And, guns were bad, evil instruments of the devil. He didn’t care that he was creating a bigger pool of victims by disarming law-abiding citizens.

But, as they say, it is important to know the rest of the story. This progressive socialist democrat douchebag was trying to import AK-47 assault weapons from Islamic terrorists to be sold to minority gangs. 

Yee was arrested by the FBI on March 26, 2014 on charges related to public corruption and gun trafficking — specifically buying automatic firearms and shoulder-launched missiles from the Moro Islamic Liberation Front, an Islamist extremist group located in the southern Philippines and attempting to re-sell those weapons to an undercover FBI agent, as well as accepting a $10,000 bribe from an undercover agent in exchange for placing a call to the California Department of Public Health regarding a contract at the organization. <Source>

But, did his fellow progressive socialist democrat douchebags throw this corrupt piece of crap out of the Senate? Hell no, they suspended Yee as a Senator on March 28, 2014 – with $95,291 in annual pay (but no per diem); money that comes out of your pockets. And, they still pay Roderick Wright who has been convicted of voter fraud and perjury and refuse to take action until this convicted felon is sentenced.

Is this unusual? Hell no!

Culture of Corruption: Nearly 15% of CA Senate Dems Charged or Convicted

Driving the wrong way on a one-way street may be what drew the attention of a police officer to Senator Hueso’s car, but it is also an allegory to a very troubling narrative that is emerging for the majority party in the State Capitol: California Democrats appear to be headed the wrong way themselves.  

With this latest arrest it means that just about 15% of California’s Democrat Senators have either been arrested or found guilty of criminal activity this year alone.

Rod Wright (D-Inglewood) was found guilty of eight felonies last January, including voter fraud and perjury. 

Ron Calderon (D-Montebello) was indicted in February by federal prosecutors on 24 different felony counts, including bribery, money laundering and tax evasion.

Leland Yee (D-San Francisco) was indicted in March by federal prosecutors, charged with conspiracy to traffic firearms without a license, importing firearms illegal, six counts of scheming to defraud citizens of honest services, and more recently they tacked on more charges including racketeering.

In all of these cases there is one thing that ties all of this criminal conduct (or alleged conduct in the case of some) together--a disturbing pattern that implies that Democrats in the California State Senate are above the law, that suggests there is a culture of corruption permeating the majority party in the State Capitol. <Read More>

 

 

Bottom line …

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It really doesn’t matter who voted for this faux-environmental bill that bilks Californians and reduces food safety. But is does highlight that progressive unions represent a clear and present danger to “We the People” and makes it crystal clear that some of our representatives are listening to the corrupt big money unions rather the people they purport to represent.

And this is small potatoes when it comes to the upcoming trillion dollar union giveaway known as “high speed rail” – also known as the train to nowhere --which is neither “high speed” nor cost-effective. A guaranteed billion-dollar bonanza for the unions and special interests in California.

Unless we vote the progressive socialist democrats out of California, we will find a state filled with illegal aliens, an atmosphere resembling Tijuana, and a state where productive individuals and companies have fled. Creating conditions to cede the State back to Mexico – at least the Southern California portion.

Remember this when you vote … your representatives are inviting illegal aliens into your house, to eat your food, to grab your job, to use your medical care, and unless you are a government worker, leaving you with little or no pension and little or no healthcare.

Folks, we are being screwed by the progressive socialist democrats and their special interests in California. Time to put a stop to this form of government tyranny.

-- steve 


“Nullius in verba.”-- take nobody's word for it!

“Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance.”-- George Bernard Shaw

“Progressive, liberal, Socialist, Marxist, Democratic Socialist -- they are all COMMUNISTS.”

“The key to fighting the craziness of the progressives is to hold them responsible for their actions, not their intentions.” – OCS

"The object in life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane." -- Marcus Aurelius

“A people that elect corrupt politicians, imposters, thieves, and traitors are not victims... but accomplices” -- George Orwell



WHY CALIFORNIA'S PROGRESSIVE SOCIALIST DEMOCRATS ARE A CLEAR AND PRESENT DANGER TO YOUR FREEDOM

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California’s progressive socialist democrats believe that they have the right and duty to take command and control over private property, natural resources, and your life so that an enlightened few can “scientifically” manage opportunities and outcomes to benefit collective society.

And, for the most part, they fail to address that those enlightened few are governed by human nature and susceptible to the self-serving corruption which is fast turning our formerly golden state into a third-world cesspool – complete with politicians on the take and special interests becoming immune from long-standing consumer protection laws.

Who owns the rain? Who owns your private property? Who owns the water under your land?

These were questions that were laughable just decades ago. You were mostly free to use the water under your land for your own purposes without being molested by the state’s petty tyrants who demanded political contributions in return for leaving you unmolested. Now everything is up for grabs – with the special interests directing their paid-for representatives. Special interests like the socialist public employee unions. And, the communist-infiltrated environmental movement. Not to mention all of the “non-profit” foundations and charities who are earning big money for their leadership while purporting to serve the public good.

Now we see California’s progressive socialist democrats attempting to steal the water rights of farmers …

Assembly Bill 1739 (Dickinson) and Senate Bill 1168 (Pavley) both seek to overturn at least 100-plus years of water rights law without public discussion or input to legislatively screw small California farmers. Creating a new bureaucracy to manage groundwater; complete with administrative rules and regulations, enforcement powers, fines, and the criminalization of violations. There is no way to estimate the costs of these new policies and procedures.

Given the progressive socialist democrat views on environmental matters, one can only wonder if the groundwater might be pumped out of private property and used for some endangered species rather than life-supporting agriculture that drives both jobs and our economy. Don’t think it could happen? One can plainly see water is being diverted to “cool fish” rather than support agriculture in California’s Central Valley.

Bottom line …

Progressive socialist democrats in California cannot be trusted.

These are the very same people who are diverting billions of gallons of water into the ocean to benefit a small worthless fish while major swaths of California’s Central Valley lie fallow – farmers, farm hands, and the vendors that support them idled by progressive idiots who value animal and plant life over human life.

These are the very same people that are bankrupting our state by welcoming illegal aliens – in essence, importing poverty, illiteracy, disease, crime, and low-skilled workers that place a strain on state finances and social programs.

These are the very same people that are building a trillion-dollar train to nowhere for the purposes of paying off special interests and the unions. The proposed train sold as “high speed rail” will not be “high speed,” nor will it ever pay for itself.

These are the same people that rape the California taxpayer to create a unionized bureaucracy – totally immune from adverse consequences during an economic downturn. Lifeguards that earn $200,000. Public safety people who retire at near full salary with full healthcare and cost of living at 51 years of age. People claiming disability and moving out of state to perform the same work they couldn’t perform while in California.

It is time to throw the progressive socialist democrats out of California.

-- steve

Reference links …

Assembly Bill 1739 (Dickinson)

Senate Bill 1168 (Pavley)


“Nullius in verba.”-- take nobody's word for it!

“Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance.”-- George Bernard Shaw

“Progressive, liberal, Socialist, Marxist, Democratic Socialist -- they are all COMMUNISTS.”

“The key to fighting the craziness of the progressives is to hold them responsible for their actions, not their intentions.” – OCS

"The object in life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane." -- Marcus Aurelius

“A people that elect corrupt politicians, imposters, thieves, and traitors are not victims... but accomplices” -- George Orwell



IRS ETHICS: WHEN LYING AND DISBARMENT PROCEEDINGS ARE TREATED AS JOB EXPERIENCE?

I used to have a lot of respect for the hard-working professionals at the Internal Revenue Service, especially those who supported aging technology and performed forensic audits against the best minds in corporate America. I was very disappointed and disillusioned when it appeared that a group of progressive socialist democrats destroyed the integrity of the agency and did everything in their power to cover-up unconstitutional and illegal activities.

Remember Lois Lerner “planted” a question about the upcoming release of the Inspector General’s report on the targeting of conservative organizations prior to a presidential election – a major criminal activity. Then we were told it was a few “rogue” agents in the Cincinnati office. Followed by Lois Learner incorrectly asserting her Fifth Amendment privileges against self-incriminating testimony, but only after testifying that she was innocent. Then we learned that coincidently many of the e-mails sought by the Congressional oversight committee were lost in a computer crash. Similar crashes occurring during the same timeframe that affected those who Lois Learner communicated. Her Blackberry device, also containing the emails, was officially destroyed.

Subpoenaed documents that were not turned over to the Congressional committee were provided to Judicial Watch, representing some of those targeted conservative groups.

And, then the smug, smarmy, head of the IRS, John Koskinen told us that the e-mails were lost forever. Changing his story numerous times in ways that appear to have been lies, half-truths, and misdirection. 

The fingers of Obama’s White House appear to be all over each and every scandal -- as they appear to cover-up Benghazi, Fast and Furious, and other troubling events. It should be remembered, the progressive socialist democrats march to the same drummer – so they do not need explicit instructions on how to sandbag the GOP or conservatives.

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(There is nothing “honorable” about a man that swears to tell the truth and then lies, dissembles, and misleads.)

Now, we are finding that the e-mails are not lost, are recoverable, but it is a time-consuming process.

We have documented how IRS Commissioner John Koskinen has repeatedly lied before Congress, changing his story multiple times. He consistently implied that the Lerner emails didn't exist or were lost when her hard drive and those of others crashed, and then were destroyed and recycled.

All of this could have been bypassed had the IRS just told Congress and the American people what Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton says the IRS told him and his group last week, which is, as stated in a Judicial Watch press release, that "Lois Lerner's emails, indeed all government computer records, are backed up by the federal government in case of a government-wide catastrophe."

Judicial Watch also says the IRS claims the system "would be too onerous to search."

The IRS now is claiming that it never hid this backup system's existence and that investigators such as Rep. Darrell Issa, head of the House Oversight Committee, merely misunderstood when the likes of Koskinen testified that IRS emails "get taken off and stored in servers."

The fact is that the IRS wouldn't be saying anything had not U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan gotten tired of IRS obfuscation in the face of Judicial Watch Freedom of Information Act lawsuits. He ordered the IRS to give a believable explanation to his court under oath and penalty of perjury.  <Source>

Don’t expect the IRS ethics office to pursue the matter with vigor …

IRS ethics lawyer facing possible disbarment, accused of lying

A lawyer in the IRS ethics office is facing the possibility of being disbarred, according to records that accuse her of lying to a court-appointed board and hiding what she'd done with money from a settlement that was supposed to go to two medical providers who had treated her client.

Ms. McGee said her current situation gives her a better understanding of the experiences of professionals facing disbarment or suspension proceedings. "As it relates to someone who is in a position in terms of giving advice to other practitioners, I tell them to watch what you're doing and be careful. You never know. If you don't know something, don't try to take it upon yourself. And if there are other issues going on, then definitely seek guidance." <Source>

Takisha Brown-McGee is a Georgetown Law School graduate who should have known that her actions in private practice, and before she accepted employment at the IRS, were both illegal and unethical. It is ironic that she would become a section manager in the IRS Office of Professional Responsibility, the very entity that could investigate Lois Lerner and her cohorts.

According to the District of Columbia Court of Appeals, Board on Professional Responsibility (Board Docket No. 10-BD-128, Bar Docket No. 2010-D099) …

Rule XI, § 2(a), states that “[t]he license to practice law in the District of Columbia is a continuing proclamation by this Court that the holder is fit to be entrusted with professional and judicial matters, and to aid in the administration of justice as an attorney and an officer of the Court.”

Respondent’s misconduct has been established by evidence that is clear and convincing.

There are no unique and compelling circumstances here that could justify reducing the recommended and presumptive sanction from disbarment to a lesser sanction.

In addition to intentionally misappropriating third party funds, Respondent also violated a number of other ethics rules and gave false testimony
during the hearing.

Disbarment is appropriate in this case. For these reasons, we recommend that the Court enter an order disbarring Respondent.

Who is watching the watchers?  

But who will pursue criminality at the IRS and elsewhere in the government?

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It appears that Attorney General Eric Holder’s primary job as the nation’s chief law enforcement officer is not to enforce the law, but to protect his buddy President Barack Obama much in the same manner John Mitchell protected Nixon, Janet Reno protected Clinton, and Alberto Gonzales protected Bush. Holder himself has been cited for Contempt of Congress and steadfastly stonewalls every scandal swirling around the Obama toilet bowl.

This is the same Eric Holder who processed the pardon for Marc Rich and his partner, going straight to the Clinton White House and bypassing fellow prosecutors at the Department of Justice who did not want Rich pardoned. This is the same Eric Holder who lied to Congress about targeting journalists – only to have been found to have done the very thing he denied was occurring. The man cannot be trusted to investigate any of the scandals and should be removed before his political stink taints the FBI.

Bottom line …

President Barack Hussein Obama and his cadre of progressive socialist democrats continue to represent a clear and present danger to America and all Americans. Failures of policy, both foreign and domestic, can be forgiven if one was overtaken by circumstances, but there is little or nothing to be said for corruption and those who simply fail to take their constitutional duties seriously.

Remember this when you are voting.

-- steve


“Nullius in verba.”-- take nobody's word for it!

“Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance.”-- George Bernard Shaw

“Progressive, liberal, Socialist, Marxist, Democratic Socialist -- they are all COMMUNISTS.”

“The key to fighting the craziness of the progressives is to hold them responsible for their actions, not their intentions.” – OCS

"The object in life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane." -- Marcus Aurelius

“A people that elect corrupt politicians, imposters, thieves, and traitors are not victims... but accomplices” -- George Orwell



BIG STATE DEPARTMENT FAIL: REFUSES TO PULL CITIZENSHIP AND PASSPORTS OF SUSPECTED AMERICAN MUSLIMS

I am no fan of our current Department of State, primarily because it is an inbred hotbed of progressive socialist Ivy League intellectuals who believe that we can negotiate with terrorists who represent a clear and present existential threat to America and all Americans – if not our concept of modern civilization.

If you can believe the accounts of the progressive mainstream media, there are a number of American citizens – as well as citizens of other foreign nations with “no visa” entry permissions – who hold passports that can allow them to bring jihad to American cities without detection and deterrence.

So what is our State Department doing to tighten-up their passport and visa tracking systems?

Why is the State Department not demanding that certain American individuals present themselves at the nearest American Consulate or Embassy to show cause why their passports shall not be canceled and their American citizenship terminated?

And, how can we trust a State Department that continues to stonewall and hide the truth about the 9/11 anniversary terrorists attack on Benghazi and suspicions the State Department was engaged in the unconstitutional and illegal transfer of military arms to terrorists through Turkey? Weapons that are likely to have fallen into the hands of ISIS?

How can this happen – and these individuals continue to be identified as American?

“Small handful" of Americans are believed to be fighting with ISIS in Iraq, U.S. officials tell NBC News.

U.S. intelligence, law enforcement and military officials have for months declined to discuss the possibility that Americans had joined the Islamic extremist group blamed for beheading 40-year-old New Hampshire journalist James Foley as well as atrocities against Iraqis. But they now acknowledge it is likely that one or more Americans – but no more than a “small handful” -- have joined the fray.

The officials, who spoke with NBC News on condition of anonymity on Wednesday, say they base that opinion on analysis and a string of recent arrests and investigations of U.S. citizens who have sought to join the group that is simultaneously fighting government forces in both Iraq and Syria.

“It stands to reason that one or some of those Americans who have gone to Syria may have linked up with ISIS. It would not be surprising," said one senior U.S. intelligence official. “In general, we have found that Western fighters, not just those from the U.S., are joining the biggest game in town and the biggest game in town is ISIS.”

Read more at:'Small Handful' of Americans Believed to Be Fighting With ISIS in Iraq - NBC News.com

Where is the outrage?

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(Douglas McAuthur McCain AKA "Duale ThaslaveofAllah")

American Douglas McAuthur McCain Dies Fighting for ISIS in Syria 

Douglas McAuthur McCain, of San Diego, California, was killed over the weekend fighting for the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS), according to the Free Syrian Army.

Photos of McCain's passport and of his body -- which feature a distinctive neck tattoo -- have been seen by NBC News. According to an activist linked to the Free Syrian Army who also saw the body and travel document, McCain was among three foreign jihadis fighting with ISIS who died during the battle.

Senior administration officials told NBC News they were aware that McCain was killed in Syria and that his family was informed on Monday. The officials added that they believe dozens of Americans have gone to Syria to fight with extremist groups - including, but not limited to, ISIS.

"The threat we are most concerned about to the homeland is that of fighters like this returning to the U.S. and committing acts of terrorism," a senior administration official told NBC News.

Read more at: American Douglas McAuthur McCain Dies Fighting for ISIS in Syria - NBC News.com

This man ceased being American the minute he took up arms with a terrorist group – fighting against forces that include American advisors. Why is the progressive mainstream media not labeling this man as a traitor and an enemy of the state?

Bottom line …

It is time that those leading America realize that there is a fundamental difference between law enforcement and military operations. That people who take up arms against our nation or its allies, or provide material aid and comfort to our enemies, are traitors who need to be stripped of their American citizenship and their passports canceled.

Americans are being scammed by the Department of Homeland Security, the TSA, and the State Department because there are fundamental problems with keeping any list of foreign names on a watch list: one, due to the transliteration spelling of foreign names (Muhammad, Mohamad, Mohamed, Mohammad, Mohammed) can escape computer filtering; two, some names mean nothing but refer to a location (Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is also known as Ibrahim ibn Awwad ibn Ibrahim ibn Ali ibn Muhammad al-Badri al-Samarrai, formerly also known as Abu Du'a or the equivalent “man of Bagdad); and three, there is no guarantee that any terrorist will travel under their own name. In addition, many of these people might also have legitimate travel credentials from a government friendly to terrorists (Saudi Arabia, Qatar, UAE, etc.).

The only thing we can do to protect America and Americans is to remove the progressive socialist democrats from office: from the House, the Senate, and the Presidency. We have a president who appears detached, delusional, and pro-Islam. Even worse, the progressive socialist democrats own the mainstream media and it has become little more than a propaganda arm of the government. Covering up the policy failures, both foreign and domestic, of Obama and his cadre of progressive socialist democrats.

ISIS is no longer a band of terrorists, but an enemy army invading nations. Muslim-Nazis, organized, well-armed, well-funded, and supported sub rosa by Saudi Arabia, Qatar, and other nations who are trading support for temporary immunity against their overthrow.

We need to act in our best interests – not the progressive socialist democrats whose interests seem anti-American. We also need to restrict Americans from providing any aid to Islamic countries -- especially those who continue to function with 6th Century values.

-- steve


“Nullius in verba.”-- take nobody's word for it!

“Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance.”-- George Bernard Shaw

“Progressive, liberal, Socialist, Marxist, Democratic Socialist -- they are all COMMUNISTS.”

“The key to fighting the craziness of the progressives is to hold them responsible for their actions, not their intentions.” – OCS

"The object in life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane." -- Marcus Aurelius

“A people that elect corrupt politicians, imposters, thieves, and traitors are not victims... but accomplices” -- George Orwell



CALIFORNIANS: CALL ANTI-GUN SENATOR BEALE NOW!

California’s progressive socialist democrats are trying to disarm law-abiding Californians while simultaneously allowing thousands of illegal aliens – many with criminal records and no respect for the law – to take up residence in this state.

You need to ACT now!

CALIFORNIA ALERT SYSTEM -- THE FIGHT TO STOP SB53 Ammo Sales Restrictions/Registration  and AB1014 Gun violence Restraining Orders HEATS UP at the State Capitol

As seen on the NRA Members' Council Facebook and Twitter pages:
https://www.facebook.com/pages/NRA-M...ia/50210277581
https://twitter.com/CalNRA

EVERYONE needs to call Senator Beall  TODAY!!

Please share this message with EVERY GUN OWNER that you know. We must ALL work together on this effort to make sure that Mr. Beall hears our voice.

CALL - EMAIL - FAX - CROSS POST -  SHARE - REPEAT

It is essential that you voice your opposition to the bills that would only affect and punish law-abiding citizens. Please contact Senator Beall TODAY August 26th and ask him to OPPOSE SB53 & AB1014.

Senator Beall

Phone: (916) 651-4015

Fax: (916) 651-4915

Email: senator.beall@senatte.ca.gov


In addition, please urge your family, friends, fellow sportsmen, gun owners and Second Amendment supporters throughout California to contact Senator Beall and tell him to oppose all anti-gun legislation when it comes before the Senate for a vote.

BE HEARD TODAY!!!

______________________________


Please forward this alert to your family, friends, fellow sportsmen and gun owners throughout California and urge them to do the same. 

Contact Senator Beall -- who will be a pivotal vote on AB1014 & SB53 which could come up for a vote at any time.

Your calls Emails and Faxes are working!!  SB53 and AB1014 has been stalled in the legislature for days awaiting a votes. Legislators have admitted receiving tens of thousands of Emails OPPOSING SB53.

The war over Senate Bill 53 is heating up in Sacramento and now the Anti-gun advocates are attempting to split firearms rights movement and buy off hunters by amending the bill.

The new version of SB53 (8/21/14) will continue to BAN the mail and Internet sales of ammunition to firearms owners in California unless you have a hunting license. The supporters think that they can pretend to be "pro hunting" while they are violating the rights of firearms owners statewide.

Because of your previous efforts the supporters are desperately trying to SAVE AND PASS SB53 by watering it down to benefit of select group of hunters. You can be sure that if SB53 passes they will be back next year to pass the full agenda of restricting ammunition sales to the rest of the law abiding firearms owners in California.

AB1014 Gun violence Restraining Orders would allow persons to file a restraining order against YOU and strip away your gun rights if they think you might be a threat at some future time.

Contact Senator Beall TODAY at tell him that hunters and sportsmen do not support ammunition sales restrictions and registration or allowing your gun rights to be stripped away with restraining orders.

WE must show them that gun owners will not be divided.

PLEASE FORWARD THIS ALERT TO EVERY GUN OWNER THAT YOU KNOW.

I am a lifetime member (Endowment Level) of the National Rifle Association and am worried that we will be invaded by a foreign force that is supported by our government. Already illegal alien gangs – domestic terrorists – are impacting our state and nation. And, the government is doing little or nothing to protect you, your family, and your friends from these lawless terrorists.

-- steve


“Nullius in verba.”-- take nobody's word for it!

“Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance.”-- George Bernard Shaw

“Progressive, liberal, Socialist, Marxist, Democratic Socialist -- they are all COMMUNISTS.”

“The key to fighting the craziness of the progressives is to hold them responsible for their actions, not their intentions.” – OCS

"The object in life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane." -- Marcus Aurelius

“A people that elect corrupt politicians, imposters, thieves, and traitors are not victims... but accomplices” -- George Orwell



FERGUSON, MISSOURI: MICHAEL BROWN -- WHEN BLACK BULLSHIT IS STILL BULLSHIT!

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I’m sorry if I can’t be more forgiving of the progressive socialist democrats, race-baiters, race-hustlers, and the man who provoked his own death by physically challenging a police officer. Enough of this artificially-induced race tension. Enough of the Al Sharptons, Jesse Jacksons, and Benjamin Crumps. The men who appear to personally profit from racial tension and who appear to continue making inflammatory statements rather than simply staying home and issuing a statement calling for respecting the law. The time to protest is after the facts have been provided – not before!

Spinning the story of a criminal attack on a police officer into a racially-excusable crime [My comments in blue italic]

As Michael Brown Shows, To Be Young, Male And Black In America Can Be Fatal -- EUGENE ROBINSON, Investor's Business Daily

To be young, male and black in America means not being allowed to make mistakes. Forgetting this, as we've seen so many times, can be fatal.

[Mistakes: You mean like being electrocuted when you are stealing copper wire from a “live” power distribution transformer? You mean like physically challenging a police officer and reaching for his weapon? These are not “mistakes,” they are errors in judgement that lead to sometime fatal consequences. Or the “mistake” of committing a strong-arm robbery? Or the mistake of knowing that you committed a strong-arm robbery and stroll down the middle of a street with vehicular traffic? Whether or not you want to blame the idiocy of the individual or the systemic failure of society, it all comes down to a bad personal choices made on the day in question. Perhaps, and we need to wait for the toxicological results, artificially induced by drugs?]

The case of Michael Brown, who was laid to rest Monday, is anomalous only in that it is so extreme: an unarmed black teenager riddled with bullets by a white police officer in a community plagued by racial tension.

[Perhaps Eugene Robinson does not understand that “unarmed” is not synonymous with “innocent” or “incapable of causing great bodily injury or death.” Especially with a 6’4” 292-pound male who is physically and legally a man, capable of being charged for a crime as an adult, and who presents a clear and present threat to an officer’s life. Especially after having allegedly smashing his head with enough force to cause an orbital fracture of an eye socket. Something that could have affected his depth perception to the point where he fired four bullets into Brown’s arm and two into his head. If someone is that close and represents an existential threat of death – you are taught to keep firing until the suspect stops their aggressive behavior.

What difference does it make if a community is plagued with racial tension and you are stopped by a white police officer, black police officer, brown police officer, red police officer, or a paisley police officer? Your job as a citizen and a resident of your community is to obey the lawful orders of a police officer. In this specific instance, get out of the street and up on the curb. To physically challenge a much smaller police officer is not a “mistake” it is and was a fatal error in individual judgement.]

African-Americans make up 67% of the population of Ferguson, Mo., but there are just four black officers on the 53-member police forcewhich responded to peaceful demonstrations by rolling out military-surplus armored vehicles and firing tear gas.

[Excuse me, Mr. Robinson – you racist – are you viewing everything through the prism of race. As if that gives an individual a pass to avoid compliance with police orders or the laws of the land? Had this been a black police officer shooting a black suspect, nothing would have happened. But, add the self-interested race-hustlers, race-baiters, poverty-pimps, the socialist/communist agitators in whose self-interest, and a media looking for confrontation – and you have an explosion that has little or nothing to do with the fact that a police officer lawfully interacted with a citizen, possibly a criminal, with fatal consequences.

As for the military-surplus vehicles and arms, there is nothing in the Constitution or the law that says that a police officer need risk their life needlessly dealing with armed, amped-up, gang-bangers and such. Peaceful demonstrators do cause the police to fire tear gas – but thrown rocks, bricks, Molotov cocktails, and the firing of shots does provoke the use of non-lethal tear gas. An unruly crowd that refuses to disperse when given a lawful order does provoke the use of tear gas. The presence of looters does provoke the use of tear gas. And an unruly mob lead by agitators does provoke the use of tear gas.] 

It is easy to understand how Brown and his peers might see the police not as public servants but as troops in an army of occupation.

[Army of occupation – you mean like the socialist meme used in Gaza, the West Bank, and Fallujah? This town had every opportunity to register to vote, to vote-in city officials that reflected their sensibilities. To hire an effective and appropriate police chief. That would have been the peaceful way. The American way. But, not the way of socialists and communists that continue to foment revolution – especially along class and racial lines – to fundamentally transform America into a worker’s paradise like Cuba, North Korea, Red China, Russia, and elsewhere.]

And yes, Brown made mistakes. He was walking in the middle of the street rather than on the sidewalk, according to witnesses, and he was carrying a box of cigars that he apparently took from a convenience store. Neither is a capital offense.

[You are absolutely right. Neither of these activities rises to a capital offense. Until Michael Brown made that fateful “mistake” of attacking a police officer and posing an existential threat to his life. And, while we are talking about threats, did you somehow forget that Brown was accompanied by an accomplice that multiplied the threat into two potential attack vectors?

We can both agree that Michael Brown did not deserve to die for minor transgressions of the law – but, in essence, committed suicide by cop the moment he struck the officer and reached for his weapon. Ask yourself, as an intellectual and a pundit, what would he have done with that weapon had he gotten possession away from the officer? It is not likely that he would have simply walked away – he would have most likely used the weapon to kill the officer or to use the weapon to commit another crime – becoming an even bigger danger to the “racist” society around him.]

When Officer Darren Wilson stopped him, did Brown respond with puffed-up attitude? For a young black man, that is a transgression punishable by death.

[There have been historic instances when a bad attitude on one or both sides of the badge resulted in injurious or fatal consequences. But, this does not appear to be one of them. To confuse and conflate the issue of a crime being committed against a police officer with attitude, race, or society’s failure is to be intellectually dishonest – manifested with a racist viewpoint that says the police officer is guilty until proven innocent.]

Read more bullshit at: As Michael Brown Shows, To Be Young, Male And Black In America Can Be Fatal - Investors.com

And, then there is the fine, upstanding black man responsible for much of what passes for “black culture” among young black men – and who was just shot in an upscale, trendy nightclub …

Suge Knight’s family posts health update following pre-VMA shooting

Suge Knight‘s family released a statement on Monday about his current condition after he was shot at 1OAK nightclub in Los Angeles on Sunday morning.

“The family of Suge Knight asks that you keep Suge in your prayers and to stray away from the negativity portrayed by the media,” the statement, which was released via Facebook, read. “Suge is currently resting and has lost a lot of blood, he’s human. He’s done a lot of things for the community and the culture as a whole so we ask that you respect that.”

The co-founder of Death Row Records, 49, was shot six times at a pre-VMA party hosted by Chris Brown around 1:30 a.m. on Sunday. Knight was rushed to the hospital where he is recovering from the shooting. This isn’t the first time Knight was shot at a VMA party. In 2005 Knight was shot in the leg at a Miami event hosted by Kanye West.

Source: Suge Knight’s family posts health update following pre-VMA shooting | Page Six

Here is a man who represents the black “hip-hop” gangsta culture that has done more to incite racial tension, glorify violence, portray the police as killers, and degrade women … and his shooting is accepted without a hint of social commentary by the progressive socialist democrats who are so fast to call racism in the Michael Brown shooting.

Could it be that this is the type of man whose cultural influences have deeply impacted the thoughts of young black men who see themselves in a particular. way.

Knight, like Michael Brown, is a physically imposing man – once playing two games for the then Los Angeles Rams. He is also not a stranger to racial issues, coming from Compton, California where he was associated a less than sterling crowd. Nor is he a stranger to crime, violence, and death.  Check out his history. Perhaps this would have been Michael Brown’ future if his life were not cut short by a policeman’s bullets?

Perhaps, we should turn to Booker T. Washington for the ultimate explanation …

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Bottom line …

There comes a time when we, as a society, must look at those among us trying to stir up racial tensions for their own benefit and say sit down and STFU!

It is time to throw the progressive socialist democrats out of the House, the Senate, the Presidency, and our broader society lest they actually accomplish their goal of destroying America from within, benefiting our enemies, both foreign and domestic.

-- steve


“Nullius in verba.”-- take nobody's word for it!

“Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance.”-- George Bernard Shaw

“Progressive, liberal, Socialist, Marxist, Democratic Socialist -- they are all COMMUNISTS.”

“The key to fighting the craziness of the progressives is to hold them responsible for their actions, not their intentions.” – OCS

"The object in life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane." -- Marcus Aurelius

“A people that elect corrupt politicians, imposters, thieves, and traitors are not victims... but accomplices” -- George Orwell



IS LOS ANGELES UNDER ATTACK BY DOMESTIC TERRORISTS WELCOMED BY THE PROGRESSIVE SOCIALIST DEMOCRATS? (Updated)

UPDATE:  A 34-year-old Sylmar man, Alexander Hernandez, a suspect in seven apparently random shootings, has been taken into custody and charged with murder and additional crimes, including animal cruelty. It appears that none of the victims and shootings were connected. His motives appear to be unknown at this time and he may very well be a serial killer. It is not known what Hernandez’s immigration status might be. <Source>

Thank heavens he does not appear, at this point in time, to be involved in gang or terrorist activities. The 70+ detectives who worked on this case are due a big cheer from the people of Los Angeles and the surrounding areas.

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With the news that law enforcement authorities might be playing fast and loose with crime statistics for political purposes, it should come as no surprise that two of Los Angeles’ most prominent law enforcement agencies, the Los Angeles Police Department and the Los Angeles Country Sheriff’s Department, may be engaging in a systematic cover-up of gang activity – activity which if viewed in another context may be tantamount to domestic terrorism and ethnic cleansing. All the while Los Angeles politicians continue to welcome illegal aliens – without background checks, without verification of identity, without verification of health status – into the city and surrounding suburbs.

Recent activity that does not appear related to robbery …  

August 24, 2014 -- Three Homicides in the San Fernando Valley May Be Related

Los Angeles:  Los Angeles Police Department believes that three incidents that occurred this morning in the San Fernando Valley may be related.

On August 24, 2014, around 5:50 a.m., San Fernando Police Department officers responded to a shooting investigation at the 1400 block of Celis Street.  Upon arrival, officers found three victims suffering from gunshot wounds. A 20 year-old female died at the scene.

On August 24, 2014 around 6:35 a.m., Mission Division officers responded to a call from LAFD Station #91 who heard gunfire. Upon arrival at the 13000 block of Borden Avenue (Sylmar Recreational Center), officers found the victim a Male Hispanic between 25 and 35 years old with a gunshot wound. The victim died at the scene.

On August 24, 2014, around 6:45 a.m. Foothill Division officers responded to the 1200 block of Fillmore Street and found the body of an African American Female, who had died from a gunshot wound to the head.

Source: Three Homicides in the San Fernando Valley May Be Related NR14321lp - official website of THE LOS ANGELES POLICE DEPARTMENT

August 21, 2014 -- Police Investigating Pacoima Shooting After Man Is Found Dead in Running Vehicle

A man was found dead, slumped over the wheel of a truck in Pacoima on Aug. 21, 2014.  Police responded around 5:20 a.m. to Glenoaks  Boulevard and Vaughn Street.

A white Dodge pickup truck was found still running and in the middle of the intersection with a man inside. The man appeared to have been shot at least once, although multiple shots had been fired.

Although authorities initially indicated the shooting was not related to a similar incident in Atwater Village Wednesday morning, it was later stated that they could not confirm or deny any relationship between the two incidents.

Source: Police Investigating Pacoima Shooting After Man Is Found Dead in Running Vehicle | KTLA

Aug. 20, 2014 -- Woman, 41, wounded by shotgun blast from SUV while driving in Atwater Village

A woman wounded by a shotgun blast in a vehicle-to- vehicle shooting as she exited the Golden State (5) Freeway near Griffith Park today was reported in good condition at a hospital. The shooting in Atwater Village occurred about 6 a.m. on or near the Colorado Boulevard off-ramp from the northbound Golden State (5) Freeway. The woman, alone in her vehicle, was driving north on the 5 Freeway approaching Colorado Boulevard when one or more shots were fired from a dark- colored SUV, possibly a Chevrolet. The woman exited at Colorado Boulevard, and one or more additional shots were fired at the passenger side of her car.  Source: Woman, 41, wounded by shotgun blast from SUV while driving in Atwater Village

Ethic Cleansing?

Some Blacks Feel Targeted After Firebombing at L.A. Development

For the last few years, many residents of the Ramona Gardens housing project took pride in a remarkable turnaround.

The Boyle Heights development, once controlled by a Latino gang, had seen crime drop dramatically. African American families were beginning to move back into the rows of garden apartments–more than 20 years after the firebombing of two black families prompted most African Americans to flee.

Then on Monday night, someone threw flaming Molotov cocktails at four apartments in the development. It had all the hallmarks of the racial attacks of previous years.

Three of the four apartments targeted just after midnight were occupied by black families. The other was occupied by a Latino family. Police have no suspects and have been careful to say the motive remains unclear. No one was hurt in the attack.

But several law enforcement sources familiar with the investigation said officials believe the attack was racially motivated.

In 1992, two black families were firebombed, sending adults and children fleeing into the street. Soon other black families left, leaving Ramona Gardens with virtually no blacks for almost 20 years. Source: Some Blacks Feel Targeted After Firebombing at L.A. Development | American Renaissance

Azusa 13 Bust: Latino Gang Charged With Terrorizing City's Black Residents

A Latino gang conspired to rid a Southern California city of its black residents through intimidation, threats and violence dating back to the early 1990s to exert its influence and show its loyalty to the Mexican Mafia prison gang, according to a federal racketeering indictment unsealed Tuesday.

More than 50 people were charged as authorities made early morning raids targeting the Varrio Azusa 13 gang. Federal prosecutors said the gang, which has about 400 members or associates, engaged in a host of crimes ranging from drug trafficking to hate crimes that have hobbled Azusa, a city of about 45,000 residents near Los Angeles.

"We hope that this federal case will signal the end of this racist behavior and will help vindicate all of the victims who have suffered over the years," U.S. Attorney Andre Birotte Jr. said. Source: Azusa 13 Bust: Latino Gang Charged With Terrorizing City's Black Residents

Gang initiations?

Many gangs use the murder of innocents as a way for a gang member to prove their loyalty to the gang. Something that is also demonstrated by extensive gang tattoos that make it impossible to hide one’ identity from other gangs and the general public.

President Obama and his cadre of progressive socialist democrats are furthering the domestic terrorism …

DHS saw no option but to free 169 illegals convicted of murder

The Obama administration says it had no choice but to release almost all of the 169 immigrants with homicide convictions that were let back onto the streets last year, claiming court decisions gave officials no choice in the matter — but it's promising a new system to better screen who gets let out.

Of the 169 immigrants with homicide-related convictions released in fiscal year 2013, all but 15 were required to be let go because of specific court orders or because the immigrants had been held for too long under the rules established by a sweeping 2001 Supreme Court case, the Homeland Security Department said in an Aug. 15 letter to Sen. Chuck Grassley, Iowa Republican.

The 116 murderers were a fraction of the 36,007 criminals ICE released in 2013. The criminals had convictions ranging from homicide and manslaughter to drunken driving and sex crimes.

According to data from ICE, the murderers are "associated" with 134 communities in the U.S. It was unclear whether that meant that's where they were released or whether that's where they currently reside.

California led the list with murderers associated with 48 different ZIP codes, including one in tony Beverly Hills and another in Murietta, a community that saw rallies objecting to plans to use the area to house some of the illegal immigrant children surging across the border in recent months.< Source>

Bottom line …

Once is happenstance;
Twice is coincidence;
Three times it is enemy action.
-- James Bond

We are under attack by domestic terrorists and the politicians and law enforcement authorities do not want to confront the situation head-on as most of these minority gangs are affiliated with a single political party – the progressive socialist democrats. These are the people who are welcoming an influx of illegal aliens who are overburdening our financial, social, criminal, and healthcare infrastructure – and remain totally unaccountable to the law enforcement who are giving these illegal considerations not available to legal citizens.

The idea of sanctuary cities to grow the progressive socialist democrat community is a clear and present danger – as is the progressive socialist democrat party whose leader openly defies the Constitution of the United States; a lawyer who ignores the rule of law. Unbelievable.

The progressive socialist democrats are a clear and present danger to the America and all Americans. Time to throw these anti-America bums out of the House, the Senate and the Presidency.

And, these are the very same progressive socialist democrats who are trying to create an even larger victim pool by disarming law abiding citizens -- as if crazies and criminals abide by the law or purchase their weapons through conventional gun stores. Such madness.

-- steve


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