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HILLARY CLINTON LIED ABOUT HER EMAILS -- CLINTON DAMAGE CONTROL IS NOT WORKING

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There is no doubt in my mind that Hillary Clinton is unsuited for the Presidency of the United States or any other public office for that matter. She is a lying, corrupt, Marxist who engages in the worst sort of cronyist behavior. An avaricious and vicious woman who acts as if her sense of privilege and entitlement places her above the law.

Unfortunately, there have been a number of cases when Hillary Clinton’s deceptions or outright wrongdoing have been dismissed by other corrupt politicians or a corrupted media where journalistic ethics has given way to corporatism to curry favor with an administration that controls licensing, taxation, and access to newsmakers and events

Not only did Hillary Clinton violate State Department rules and regulations, she appears to have violated various federal criminal laws – including a clear case of obstruction of justice.

Hillary Clinton’s unprecedented private email server and those pesky emails … 

Select Committee Adds to Secretary Clinton’s Public Email Record

The Select Committee on Benghazi today released emails it uncovered to and from former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton that should have been, but were not, turned over in response to committee requests. The emails came to light as part of a document request to Sidney Blumenthal, who was recently deposed by the committee after it was discovered nearly half of Secretary Clinton's public record regarding Libya and Benghazi pertains to emails from Sidney Blumenthal. 

Chairman Trey Gowdy requested the State Department provide the House their copies of these emails by the end of the day, if they have them.

Once again the Benghazi Committee uncovers information that should already be part of the public record but was not made available to the American people or congressional investigators,” said Gowdy, R-S.C. “These emails should have been part of the public record when Secretary Clinton left office and at a bare minimum included when the State Department released Clinton’s self-selected records on Libya. For that reason, the committee has made the decision to release the latest set of Clinton’s public records unearthed by the committee.”

Gowdy pointed out the revelation of these new Clinton emails, some of which fall in the gaps of time previously identified by the committee, raises fresh questions about whether Clinton’s self-selected record is complete and State’s failure to ensure the public and Congress have a complete record of the former Secretary’s time in office. Gowdy also noted that had the committee not called Blumenthal, it is questionable whether the public would have gained access to this set of information.

<Source: House Select Committee>

How the Clinton team deflects the growing email scandal …

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At the source, you have a radical progressive socialist democrat activist,  Elijah E. Cummings, sitting next to Committee Chairman Gowdy as the Ranking member on the Committee. Cummings choice was not by accident; especially after the democrats threatened non-participation in the Committee’s work. Here are some of Cummings’ quotes on the matter. [My comments in blue italic.]

New emails show possible Benghazi deception by Hillary Clinton, Obama admin

Democrats countered that "many" of the emails had been turned over before and said Mr. Gowdy's decision to release the set Monday was a political effort to tar Mrs. Clinton.

[Note the obvious deception: it is not the “many” emails turned over to the committee, but the emails that were not turned over to the committee. And, the politicization of what can become a criminal obstruction of justice.]

"Before today, Chairman Gowdy had not officially released a single email from a single witness in this entire investigation, which has lasted more than a year. Now, he has apparently decided that this one witness is so critical that his emails — and his alone — must be released," said Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, the ranking Democrat on the Benghazi probe.

[Gowdy, a competent and able prosecutorial attorney, knows that simply releasing a “document dump” allows the Clinton camp to use their hackneyed response: “old news, nothing to see here, move along.” Pretty much why he is not releasing interview transcripts to encourage witness participation. It is not that the emails of this witness are so important – but that they were not turned over to the committee under subpoena. That means, either the State Department did not have then, putting the lie to Hillary Clinton’s claim that she turned over all relevant documents to the State Department from her private email server or that the State Department was non-responsive to a Congressional inquiry – which can be a criminal matter.]

Democrats have called for Mr. Gowdy to release the transcript of the committee's deposition of Mr. Blumenthal, which took place last week, saying it would show there was nothing nefarious in the arrangement between him and Mrs. Clinton.

[It is an old trick to demand the release of a protected document and to claim it contains exculpatory evidence. Not only would this discourage witnesses from being candid during their interviews, but even if the document contained nothing significant, its contents can be spun by the opposition.]

Mr. Cummings said the transcript has been available since last week and would put the new emails in context.

[Again with the misdirection. It is not the content nor the context of the email that is important. What is important is the fact that the emails were not made available to the Committee by either Hillary Clinton nor the Department of State. Again, Hillary Clinton lied about turning over all of the documents to the Department of State or the State Department was criminally negligent in not responding fully to the Committee’s lawful records production subpoena.]

"By the chairman's own admission, these emails have absolutely nothing to do with the attacks in Benghazi, and their selective release demonstrates the Select Committee's singular focus on attacking Hillary Clinton and her bid for president," the congressman said.

[While the emails apparently have nothing to do with the attacks in Benghazi, they do speak to the core issue: the truthfulness of Hillary Clinton and the United States Department of State.]

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Enough with the progressive socialist democrats …

Do you remember that famous Kennedy speech that included, “Ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country?”

How many of you recognized that is was absolutely wrong! That instead of demanding citizens work and sacrifice for their nation – also known as the government-- that the government should work for you and do what they promise.

Bottom line …

It appears that Hillary has been caught in another scandal with serious repercussions. And, it also appears that Hillary Clinton is going to use Bill Clinton’s playbook – admitting that regrettable actions were taken and poor decisions were made; but that it is necessary that we focus on the future and solving America’s income inequality and racial and gender inequities so we should not dwell on the past. What has happened has happened – and is old news – time to move forward.

Unfortunately, this sends a signal to the elite political class who believe that they are above the law. Wait it out, throw a few minions under the bus – rewarding them for their sacrifice – and allow a corrupt or complacent media to bury the news on the back page or ignore it altogether.

Enough with the corruption, the corporatism, the cronyism. No more Bushes, no more Clintons, no more Kennedys – and no more professional politicians who act in their own self-interests first by pandering to the special interests.

We are so screwed.  

-- steve


“Nullius in verba”-- take nobody's word for it!
"Acta non verba" -- actions not words

“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

“Fere libenter homines id quod volunt credunt." (The people gladly believe what they wish to.) ~Julius Caesar

“Describing the problem is quite different from knowing the solution. Except in politics." ~ OCS


SCOTT WALKER: EVEN PRINCIPLED POLITICIANS YOU LIKE ARE POLITICIANS FIRST AND FOREMOST

Just received another campaign solicitation from Wisconsin’s Governor Scott Walker, asking for my support so he can make up his mind whether or not to run …

I admire Scott Walker for his principled stance against the unions and his fiscal conservatism. That being said, I am offended that he would think that my paltry donation – even to the legal limit – would help him decide whether or not to run for the Presidency of the United States. If this politician does not have hundreds of millions in backing – mostly from big donors and corporate interests – then the decision has already been made and nothing I can say, do, or contribute will make a difference.

It is this type of fundraising – presuming the electorate is stupid and will fall for these template-pitches – that annoys me …

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Friend,

A lot of prayer and soul-searching is going into my wife Tonette's and my decision about running for President of the United States.

It's a fateful decision that will draw on my experience as Wisconsin's reform-minded conservative Governor and on my ability to bring those same results to the entire country.  

If I'm going to do this, I'm going to need a groundswell of support from Americans across the country, so my question to you is this: Should I run for President? 

If your answer is "YES," please do me the honor of being one of the first to support this exciting adventure by contributing $10, $35, $50, $100, $250, or more today.

sd

Just like you, I love America. And we know our country can be doing so much better than we are doing now.

Our economy should be growing stronger ... and it's not. Our citizens should feel safe ... and they don't. And in this dangerous world, our country should be respected by allies and adversaries ... and we are not.

Hillary Clinton is the self-appointed Democrat presidential nominee and unless the question is, "Who will grow government," she is not the answer.

We have been through political battles before. We took on the Big Government Labor Bosses and incurred their wrath. They threw everything they had at us, but we won three tough races in four years, including a recall election. With our victories has come the opportunity to govern. The results speak for themselves: Jobs are up. Taxes are down. Our budget is balanced. Confidence is soaring.

And President Obama keeps going out of his way to attack me, which tells me we must be doing something right!

It is clear what we have accomplished in Wisconsin can be replicated across the country. Big Government liberalism broke Washington. Limited government conservatism will fix it.

So as Tonette and I work our way to a decision about running for President, we turn to you. Knowing you are with us ... seeing that you are inspired to help ... will have a huge impact. The sooner you respond, the more impact you will have, so please stand with us with a contribution of $10 or $100 or even $1,000 today.

The maximum contribution is $2,700 and my hope is that one person receiving this message will be able to contribute that amount. But know that contributions of every size are most welcome, appreciated, and inspiring to Tonette and me.

We will be so grateful to have you by our side.

Governor Scott Walker

P.S. Hillary Clinton feels entitled to be President. I don't. She thinks power is her birthright. She is wrong. Power belongs in the hands of the people and the instant we return it to the people is the moment our country gets back on the right track. So I will ask you once more: Should I run for President of the United States? Let me know what you think by standing with me today.

s

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This email was sent by: Scott Walker Inc. Testing the Waters
P.O. Box 620590, Middleton, WI 53562

Bottom line …

At this late date, when the Republican debate on Fox news is looming and scheduled for August 6, 2015, why would I commit my funding to any politician uncertain about his candidacy? Or, why would I commit funds before knowing how the GOP field might shake out?

But, most objectionable is that Scott Walker did not ask for my vote should he run … he only wants my support if if comes with a donation.

Scott Walker is my preferred candidate … but I will remember, he is a politician first and foremost.

-- steve


“Nullius in verba”-- take nobody's word for it!
"Acta non verba" -- actions not words

“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

“Fere libenter homines id quod volunt credunt." (The people gladly believe what they wish to.) ~Julius Caesar

“Describing the problem is quite different from knowing the solution. Except in politics." ~ OCS


A PROFESSOR EXPLAINS THAT UNIONS EQUAL POLITICAL CORRUPTION

I am not a fan of unions, especially those who subvert and corrupt the political process, reward seniority over merit, stifle innovation in favor of the status quo, raise the price of goods and services, and promote insane workrules that see the different products made at the same plant be delivered to the same customers by two different trucks controlled by two different unions. Pretty much why much of America’s industrial base has moved off-shore and imperiled national security.

Now we find Professor Daniel DeSalvo, political science professor at the City College of New York, explain why pension reform is desperately needed before municipal operating costs and unfunded pension liabilities will, not might, bankrupt municipalities.

Watch one of the clearest explanations about the connection between unions and political corruption …

Bottom line …

If we continue to elect progressive socialist democrats and their special interests unions, we are killing our economy, our standard of living, and most of all, the middle class.

Consider this as we start thinking about the progressive socialist democrats and their corrupt, lying, cronyist candidates.

-- steve


“Nullius in verba”-- take nobody's word for it!
"Acta non verba" -- actions not words

“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

“Fere libenter homines id quod volunt credunt." (The people gladly believe what they wish to.) ~Julius Caesar

“Describing the problem is quite different from knowing the solution. Except in politics." ~ OCS


CHARLESTON CHURCH SHOOTING IS GOOD FOR BUSINESS

It appears that no matter how heinous the crime, tragedy is good for business. The media that capitalizes on the ratings numbers from their 24/7 coverage – including the interviews with the self-serving talking heads selling their brand and political agenda. The grievance industry and their race baiters who rush to generate donations and media attention. And, then there are those organizations that send out blast e-mails soliciting donations – not for the distraught victims – but to further their own political and promotional ends.

From the right …

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Dear Stephen,

The Charleston massacre was an unspeakable crime against humanity.

But before the blood even dried in the aftermath of the hate-filled, racist psychopath killing nine innocent people in a place of worship, the Left immediately launched a vile and hateful attack on conservatives by linking people who believe in limited government and liberty to this horrific murder.

And as always, the liberal so-called "news" media are carrying the torch for the vicious Left.

Conservatives are under siege.

d1

The Media Research Center is fighting back right now, before the media's propaganda succeeds in influencing public opinion.

This is all happening very fast, which is why we need your immediate support.

The media are using this tragedy to vilify conservatives and to push for new gun control policies. Join us in stopping the media's offensive against conservatives and our second amendment rights.

Sincerely,

Your Friends of the MRC

d1

 

s1 

From the left …

Kansas GOP Seeks to Expel Black Legislator Who Called Them Racist for Targeting Children of Immigrants

As the nation reels over the massacre of nine Blacks in South Carolina’s oldest African-American church by a man who posted white supremacist views online, Republican legislators in Kansas are poised to censure or expel an 14-year veteran African-American legislator who told a committee it was racist for trying to raise state tuition rates for the children of undocumented immigrants.

“I have dreaded this day because this is a racist, sexist, fear-mongering bill,” Winn reportedly said, according to a transcript of an audio recording of the hearing. “I would like first to apologize to the progressively minded people of Kansas who are appalled that we are turning back the hands of time...um...regarding to, and I am going to use strong language, Jim Crow tactics, and once again making Kansas a laughingstock.”

Winn, who is Black, also said that she wanted to apologize, “to the students and their parents whose lives are being hijacked by the racist bigots who support this bill.”

Rep. John Barker, R-Abilene, a member of the education panel who also chairs the House Judiciary Committee, objected to Winn's remarks, saying, “She just referred to this committee as racist.”

Winn replied, “I am going to say what I have to say because if the shoe fits, if the shoe fits, it fits. But this is an example of institutional racism, not individual racist, institutional racism because it deals with societal structural changes.”

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There is absolutely no linkage between the church shooting and the actions of a committee seeking to censure a legislator for using partisan racial rhetoric to describe the committee’s actions. In fact, illegal aliens should have no claim to reduced tuition rates in any state that charges non-resident Americans higher rates, including members of the military temporarily serving in their state, out-of-state tuitions.

Bottom line …

Before donating anything to those who would capitalize on this tragedy, perhaps reconsider and give the money to some needy person directly. While you will not get a tax deduction – as if that really matters for ordinary people – you will not have your donation diluted by the organization’s infrastructure and well-compensated, well-traveled, and well-fed executives.

-- steve


“Nullius in verba”-- take nobody's word for it!
"Acta non verba" -- actions not words

“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

“Fere libenter homines id quod volunt credunt." (The people gladly believe what they wish to.) ~Julius Caesar

“Describing the problem is quite different from knowing the solution. Except in politics." ~ OCS


OBAMA ADMINISTRATION: WHY CHARLESTON CHURCH SHOOTING IS NOT DOMESTIC TERRORISM

Doesn’t matter if you are a high-ranking official
best not get this man mad at you …
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You have a self-radicalized domestic terrorist who wants to start a race war; but it can’t be domestic terrorism because it occurred on Barack Obama’s watch and “everyone knows” that you better not use that word …

The shooting deaths of nine black people by a white man in a Charleston church on Wednesday night was not an act of terrorism -- FBI Director James Comey

“Terrorism is act of violence done or threatened to in order to try to influence a public body or citizenry, so it’s more of a political act,” he said. “Based on what I know so far I don’t see it as a political act. That doesn’t make it any less horrific… but terrorism has a definition under federal law,” he said.

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The “official definition” of terrorism …

Terrorism

The search for a universal, precise definition of terrorism has been challenging for researchers and practitioners alike. Different definitions exist across the federal, international and research communities.

Title 22 of the U.S. Code, Section 2656f(d) defines terrorism as “premeditated, politically motivated violence perpetrated against noncombatant targets by subnational groups or clandestine agents, usually intended to influence an audience.”

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) defines terrorism as “the unlawful use of force or violence against persons or property to intimidate or coerce a government, the civilian population, or any segment thereof, in furtherance of political or social objectives.”

Both definitions of terrorism share a common theme: the use of force intended to influence or instigate a course of action that furthers a political or social goal. <Source>

Let’s consider the definition and act without the political overlay …

We find a self-radicalized individual, seen in some photos sporting the flags of the racist Rhodesian government (political), who wants to shoot up (use of force) a school (according to his roommates) to bring about a race war (in furtherance of political or social objectives.)

Would it have been different had he used a pressure cooker instead of an evil gun that apparently has a mind of its own if you believe gun control activists? And, why hasn’t the Obama Administration re-classified the Fort Hood massacre by Major Nidal Hasan from “workplace violence” to domestic terrorism – even though they did knuckle-under to public pressure to award the victims the Purple Heart.

Bottom line …

The criteria for defining official actions: one, it can’t be the fault of Barack Obama; two, it can’t be domestic terrorism unless it is committed by a foreign national; and three, it can’t affect Obama’s historical legacy.

Just another example why Barack Obama and his cadre of progressive socialist democrats cannot be trusted with our national security, both foreign and domestic … and a great reason why Hillary Clinton, a corrupt, lying, cronyist, cannot be trusted with American lives.

The Charleston church shooting is every bit an act of domestic terrorism as is the gang killings in the inner cities. Orwell would be so proud that the administration has sought to distance themselves from the truth by their re-definition of common words and deeds.

-- steve


“Nullius in verba”-- take nobody's word for it!
"Acta non verba" -- actions not words

“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

“Fere libenter homines id quod volunt credunt." (The people gladly believe what they wish to.) ~Julius Caesar

“Describing the problem is quite different from knowing the solution. Except in politics." ~ OCS


DYLANN ROOF: THE DISHONESTY OF THOSE WHO WOULD EXPLOIT A DERANGED INDIVIDUAL FOR THEIR OWN PURPOSES

A man, twenty-one years of age, not a child, but a man, walks into a church with the murderous intent to kill black churchgoers …

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And, the progressive socialists run to the media, with their claims that this one man is not totally and completely responsible for his heinous acts. It is the fault of …

  • Our racist white culture
  • White Supremacists
  • Our love of guns, lax gun control laws, and the easy access to weaponry
  • His irresponsible parents
  • Drugs: both legal and recreational psychotropic drugs
  • Mental illness
  • The legal system
  • The medical system
  • Video games
  • The devil
  • The TEA party
  • Fox News

No! It is the responsibility of the individual that committed the act. And, that society cannot detect or deter crazies and criminals from committing heinous acts.

Nor can politicians legislate solutions that can control those who are crazy or criminal because they are people who do not abide by laws nor fear the consequences of their actions. Especially, if they do not value their own lives and are willing to commit suicide in the course of their acts.

But what about the next act of violence? …

The media is covering the incident 24/7, interviewing self-serving activists and agitators who are capitalizing on the event to advance their own agenda. And, in the process, may be creating the next copy-cat killer or demonstrating how a loser can rise to national prominence with a heinous act. Possibly indirectly encouraging another sick individual to go bigger and better.

Bottom line …

Tell the facts. Cover the trial and its aftermath. In a nation of 320-million residents, this is a relatively rare event, not a common everyday occurrence like the continuing deaths in the inner cities that get little or no coverage. 

Do not continue to allow for the wanton exploitation of this man-made tragedy by those who are promoting their own agendas, causes, or brands.

-- steve


“Nullius in verba”-- take nobody's word for it!
"Acta non verba" -- actions not words

“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

“Fere libenter homines id quod volunt credunt." (The people gladly believe what they wish to.) ~Julius Caesar

“Describing the problem is quite different from knowing the solution. Except in politics." ~ OCS


HILLARY CLINTON ON CHURCH MASSACRE AND GUN CONTROL: THE HARD TRUTHS SHE IGNORES

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As the Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton appears to have been involved with a covert joint CIA/State Department operation in Benghazi to supply military-grade weapons to known Islamic terrorists who would wreak havoc on civilians, especially if they were from the “wrong sect” of Islam. And it is against this background Hillary Clinton continues to lie about Benghazi as well as the church shooting.

The sad fact is that you cannot detect or deter criminals or crazies by disarming law-abiding citizens. Those who will commit heinous acts do not respect the law nor do they limit their choice of weapons – using anything at their disposal to inflict pain and suffering on innocent people.

It is also a sad fact, that had one member of that church been armed, they may have been able to stop the miscreant shooter or limit the body count.

So what are these hard truths? … [my comments in blue italic]

HILLARY: It's time for some 'hard truths' on guns

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Thursday that the US public must face "hard truths" about guns in the aftermath of a church massacre in South Carolina.

"In order to make sense of it, we have to be honest," Clinton said, according to multiple reports. "We have to face hard truths about race, violence, guns, and division."

[Perhaps it is time to explain to Hillary Clinton, one of the most disingenuous and dishonest politicians in the county, the truth about race, violence, guns, and division.

  1. Race is often a factor in gun violence, especially in the inner cities, where blacks commit a disproportionate number of gun crimes. And, which tend to be overlooked by the media when the tragedy involves gang members or black-on-black criminal activity.
  2. Guns are inanimate objects like any other tool. They can be used for good or misused for evil. It is the person behind the tool that is responsible for their own actions – except when that person is a minority, and then, rather than reveal politically unpopular truths, the progressive socialist democrats blame society in general and speak of “root causes.” If one were intellectually honest, instead of disarming the general law-abiding population, perhaps young people of color living in the inner cities should be disarmed?
  3. Hillary Clinton speaking of division is again, disingenuous and dishonest because it is her party that seeks to divide Americans, promote open warfare between the classes, colors, and genders to gain political advantage. In essence cobbling together a coalition of the disaffected so that their grievances can be redressed by progressive socialist democrats in return for political power. Power that has been misused time and time again.
  4. And, while it is too early to know if the shooter was on drugs or had recently discontinued drugs, the proximate cause of a statistically significant number of mass shootings, this is yet another cause of concern.
  5. It appears, from preliminary reports, that the shooter was given the gun as a birthday gift. An irresponsible act given the shooter’ troubled history.]

Clinton, the Democratic front-runner for president in 2016, made the comments while addressing the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials in Las Vegas, Nevada.

The day before, nine people were shot to death in at a historically black church in Charleston, South Carolina. According to The New York Times, a local police chief said the killings are being investigated as a possible hate crime.

Like President Barack Obama, Clinton said the massacre should serve as a call to action — presumably on the hot-button issue of gun control.

[Again, if Hillary Clinton was an honest broker capable of an intelligent conversation about gun control, and not simply an aging, partisan political hack that has been protected by bodyguards for most of her life, she would note that these incidents – in a large country with over 310 million people, are still uncommon enough not to warrant precipitous governmental action. Governmental action designed to cripple the Second Amendment which not only grants people a means to self-defense, but the broader populace’s protection against governmental tyranny such as the soft tyranny that is causing Americans to bend to the will of progressive socialist democrats. The single thing that the United Nations fears is an armed and aware public that is willing to protect their Constitution and sovereignty from foreign interlopers.]

"How many innocent people in our country — from little children, to church members, to movie theater attendees — how many people do we need to see cut down before we act?" she asked, referencing mass shootings in Colorado and Connecticut in 2012. "So as we mourn, and as our hearts break a little more, and as we send this message of solidarity — that we will not forsake those who have been victimized by gun violence — this time, we have to find answers together."

[Again, while the individual heinous acts of violence are despicable, they are statistically irrelevant except when it comes to ginning up political support or gaining a media audience. It is the 24/7 news cycle that makes individual tragedy seem like an epidemic. A man-made crisis to be exploited for the broader political purpose of disarming the public against an almost certain future of socialism and then totalitarianism.]

After the 2012 killing of 26 adults and children at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, there was a major push for federal gun-control measures. However, the Senate stymied the White House-backed legislation and the issue has faded somewhat since then.

[Gun control would have done nothing to stop Sandy hook. An aware mother did nothing to stop Sandy Hook. Psychiatrists prescribing drug with known side effects did nothing to stop Sandy Hook. Because you cannot easily control criminals and crazies.]

In his own remarks earlier in the day, Obama hinted at the challenge he faces in getting a gun-control bill through Congress.

[If Obama wanted to proceed against likely threats, perhaps he should look at the black Islamic-based separatist groups like the Nation of Islam and The New Black Panther Party? Perhaps he should be concerned about Islamic terrorists recruiting blacks and other disaffected people in our prisons? Perhaps the the President should worry more about the soft-stance of progressive socialist democrats on criminals and those allowing criminals to plea-bargain away gun charges in return for a guaranteed conviction that looks good in political campaigns?]

"It is in our power to do something about it," the president said. "I say that recognizing the politics in this town foreclose a lot of those avenues right now. But it would be wrong for us not to acknowledge it. And at some point it's going to be important for the American people to come to grips with it, and for us to be able to shift how we think about the issue of gun violence collectively."

[The greatest threat to America and Americans are government officials who have had decades and trillions of dollars at their disposal to improve life in America. Unfortunately, these massively corrupt individuals diverted taxpayer funds into the pockets of special interests, with a portion sticking to their own self-serving fingers.]

Source: Hillary on gun control after Columbia shooting

Here it comes …

The White people have to answer for this shooting …

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The racists and agitators are to arrive …

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Bottom line …

Ask yourself, why do the progressive socialist democrats allow illegal alien criminals to be released into our society?

Ask yourself why the progressive socialist democrats are soft on gun-related crime?

Ask yourself why there is no linkage between the millions of legitimate, law-abiding gun owners of all colors and persuasions and criminal activities? Singling out individual events to penalize large numbers of law-abiding citizens.

Ask yourself why criminals, crazies, and terrorists who do not obey our laws might stop their heinous actions because of a law? We have enough laws on the books now, so why isn’t the government enforcing them as written? We do not need more laws, we need more enforcement.

Ask yourself what the government has done to stop drugs being imported into the United States – not mentioning that the criminal justice system and politicians profit mightily from its trade?

But most of all, ask yourself why Hillary’s progressive socialist democrats have demonized the police, stopped the detection of handguns on the street in New York, and continue to make excuses for minority criminals – artificially trying to manage the incarceration numbers so they don’t present a realistic picture of gun crime in America.

Truth be told, had someone had a gun in that church, the outcome would have been far different. But, Hillary and her progressive socialists are trying to make every American into a victim – protected by the government police force that will never arrive in time to save your life or those of your children.

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Armed Americans are the only thing standing between you and terrorism, tragedy, and the soft-tyranny of socialism. Beware of poseurs in pantsuits who might be responsible for your next family tragedy.

-- steve

Full disclosure: I am a life member (endowment level) of the National Rifle Association.


“Nullius in verba”-- take nobody's word for it!
"Acta non verba" -- actions not words

“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

“Fere libenter homines id quod volunt credunt." (The people gladly believe what they wish to.) ~Julius Caesar

“Describing the problem is quite different from knowing the solution. Except in politics." ~ OCS


THE TEN DOLLAR BILL: IS THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION SIDELINING A GREAT AMERICAN FOR A BLACK WOMAN CIVIL RIGHTS LEADER?

As someone who attended Alexander Hamilton High School, I take offense that the Obama Administration may be considering removing Alexander Hamilton, the founding father that was the architect of our financial system, and an exceptional man might be replaced with a black woman to allow the progressive socialist democrats to pander to their divisive coalition that claims color trumps competence and sex trumps substance.

Perhaps a shared existence is possible …

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While a number of women have been considered for the honor, it appears that Harriet Tubman is leading the pack.

Harriet Tubman (born Araminta Ross; c. 1822 – March 10, 1913) was an African-American abolitionist, humanitarian, and during the American Civil War, a Union spy. Born into slavery, Tubman escaped and subsequently made about thirteen missions to rescue approximately seventy enslaved family and friends, using the network of antislavery activists and safe houses known as the Underground Railroad. She later helped John Brown recruit men for his raid on Harpers Ferry, and in the post-war era struggled for women's suffrage. <Source>

It appears that the beans may have been spilled in a tweet …

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Lindborg is an insider/activist …

On February 2, 2015, Nancy Lindborg was sworn in as president of the U.S. Institute of Peace. Prior to joining USIP, she served as the assistant administrator for the Bureau for Democracy, Conflict and Humanitarian Assistance (DCHA) at USAID. From 2010 through 2014, Nancy Lindborg directed the efforts of more than 600 team members in nine offices focused on crisis prevention, response, recovery and transition. Ms. Lindborg led DCHA teams in response to the ongoing Syria Crisis, the Sahel 2012 and Horn of Africa 2011 droughts, the Arab Spring, the Ebola response and numerous other global crises.

Ms. Lindborg has spent most of her career working on issues of transition, democracy and civil society, conflict and humanitarian response. Prior to joining USAID, she was president of Mercy Corps, where she spent 14 years helping to grow the organization into a globally respected organization known for innovative programs in the most challenging environments.

Ms. Lindborg has held a number of leadership and board positions including serving as co-president of the Board of Directors for the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition; one of the founders and board members of the National Committee on North Korea; and chair of the Sphere Management Committee. She is a member of Council on Foreign Relations.

She holds a B.A and M.A. in English Literature from Stanford University and an M.A. in Public Administration from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. <Source>

Bottom line …

I believe that to remove Alexander Hamilton from the ten dollar bill – or even Andrew Jackson from the twenty dollar bill – for the purposes of politic is absolutely abominable. The idea that his accomplishments could be trumped by another person, even one as distinguished as Harriet Tubman, is unthinkable.

The progressive socialist democrats are busy destroying our cultural icons, institutions, and the concept of an exceptional America in favor of just another unexceptional member nation of the United Nations. A national that needs to atone for its racist and colonial past with reparations and special privileges. All promoted by the racists, bigots, charlatans that make up the profitable grievance industry in America.

Enough with the institutionalized corruption and pandering in politics. Especially since this currency replacement effort would take place in 2020, after Obama and his cadre of progressive socialist democrats are long out of office.

-- steve


“Nullius in verba”-- take nobody's word for it!
"Acta non verba" -- actions not words

“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

“Fere libenter homines id quod volunt credunt." (The people gladly believe what they wish to.) ~Julius Caesar

“Describing the problem is quite different from knowing the solution. Except in politics." ~ OCS


WHITE MAN KILLS 9 BLACKS IN HISTORIC CHURCH: SETS RACIAL/GUN NARRATIVE FOR THE PROGRESSIVE SOCIALIST DEMOCRATS

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Forget Hillary Clinton’s corruption and lying, here is the way the campaign can exploit this developing tragedy …

Imagine what the racial and gun control activists will do with a mass shooting of blacks in church by a white man. Instead of treating the person as the deranged criminal he appears to be, the progressive socialist democrats will make this a narrative about race and gun control.

9 dead in shooting at historic Charleston African American church. Police chief calls it ‘hate crime.’

Police are searching for a gunman who opened fire Wednesday night at a historic African American church in downtown Charleston, S.C. Charleston officials said nine people were killed and others injured.

“I do believe this is a hate crime,” Charleston Police Chief Greg Mullen said at a late night news conference, without explaining the basis for his conclusion.

Police said the victims had gathered Wednesday night in the church for a prayer meeting when the shooting occurred. Police are now searching for the suspect, described as a white male in his early 20s, who is clean-shaven and has a small build. Police said he was wearing a gray sweatshirt, blue jeans and Timberland boots. He is believe to be the only shooter, Mullen said.

“This is the most unspeakable and heartbreaking tragedy,” Charleston Mayor Joseph Riley said. “People in prayer, coming together, praying and worshiping God, to have an awful person come in and shoot them is inexplicable, obviously the most intolerable and unbelievable act possible.”

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And it is starting …

Here is the Associated Press account and see how they conflate and confuse the issue to include the “police” element.

9 fatally shot at historic black church in Charleston, SC

“The attack came two months after the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man, Walter Scott, by a white police officer in neighboring North Charleston that sparked major protests and highlighted racial tensions in the area. The officer has been charged with murder, and prompted South Carolina lawmakers to push through a bill helping all police agencies in the state get body cameras.”

Community organizer Christopher Cason said he felt certain the shootings were racially motivated.

"I am very tired of people telling me that I don't have the right to be angry," Cason said. "I am very angry right now."

Even before Scott's shooting in April, Cason said he had been part of a group meeting with police and local leaders to try to shore up better relationships. <Source>

Here is an on-going, developing story and the Associated Press reporter has added extraneous elements to the story including a police shooter and the opinion of an angry community organizer. This is how the progressive socialist democrats and the racists in the grievance industry bend the narrative.

Bottom line …

This appears to be, at this time – and subject to revision – a deranged lone gunman committing a heinous act that is surely going to have a profound effect on racism and gun control. Something that will suck all of the oxygen out of the room and further polarize Americans as the story develops. All to be reinterpreted as soon as the gunman is captured or killed.

Pray for those involved.

-- steve


“Nullius in verba”-- take nobody's word for it!
"Acta non verba" -- actions not words

“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

“Fere libenter homines id quod volunt credunt." (The people gladly believe what they wish to.) ~Julius Caesar

“Describing the problem is quite different from knowing the solution. Except in politics." ~ OCS


DONALD TRUMP'S SHAMELESS HYPOCRISY

 

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Just heard “The Donald” say to Sean Hannity …

“I don’t want to be nasty to people in my own party. I don’t really want to get into that. There are a lot of people that are running who should not be running. You know that and I know that.”

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Trump goes on to tell Hannity …

“I know all the smart people. I know the smartest guys on Wall Street. Guys that you have never heard of. And, I also know guys you have heard of who are totally overrated. I see guys on your show, I know ‘em all, and I say he shouldn’t be on the show. … I know the overrated guys, the underrated guys. I know the best.”

Donald Trump may have hired one more apprentice than he thinks.

When the real estate mogul launched Trump Mortgage in April, he said it would inject integrity into an industry that has the reputation for giving customers a raw deal.

To head the mortgage broker, Trump hired E.J. Ridings, who the company's Web site touts as a seasoned pro. "Trump Mortgage is going to take better care of people than anyone in the mortgage industry ever has," Trump said at the time.

Ridings, of course, agrees. "The housing boom has attracted a variety of people into this business, not all of them honest," he told Money Magazine in September. "I really believe that the public needs and wants a safe place to get a mortgage."

But if Trump is trying to build a mortgage brand on honesty, he seems to have said 'You're hired' to the wrong executive.

In interviews with Money and on his company's Web site, Ridings has made a number of false or misleading claims about his professional experience. Last week, following inquiries by Money into Ridings' background, Trump Mortgage altered its Web site, removing some of the claims it contained about Ridings' past employment.

First, Ridings' initial bio stated that before joining the company he was "a top executive at one of Wall Street's most prestigious investment banks."

Second, the bio had said that Ridings was an "established leader" at one of New York's leading mortgage boutiques.

Third, the bio said he had 15 years of experience in the financial industry.

All three claims appear to be false, according to regulatory documents obtained by Money and interviews with former colleagues of Ridings.

Ridings, 42, has never been a top professional on Wall Street. Ridings, in an interview with Money in September, said the "top-executive" reference in his bio refers to an 18-month period in which he was a retail stock broker at Morgan Stanley.

But even that is a significant stretching of the truth. According to documents from the New York State Attorney General's office, Ridings worked at Morgan Stanley's brokerage subsidiary Dean Witter Reynolds in the fall of 1998 for less than three months. During that time, he was a registered broker for six days before leaving the firm.

Ridings is also inflating his position in the mortgage industry. According to former colleagues, Ridings was a relatively minor player at the mortgage boutique GuardHill Financial, where he worked from June 2003 to April 2005.

Steven Schnall, who for 14 years has been head of New York-based New York Mortgage Company, one of the largest mortgage companies in the area, says he had never heard of Ridings before Trump launched his company.

Where Ridings does have a fair amount of experience is in the nutritional supplement business. In the mid-1990s, he founded a company that sold a variety of vitamins and health drinks. Before that, Ridings owned a cleaning service. Ridings, through a spokesperson, says his 15 years of experience includes the "financial industry experience within his own companies that he founded earlier in his career."

<Source>

If you have ever listened to Trump for more than a few minutes, you will find that all of his associates are “the best” and anyone who disagrees with him is a “loser.” Always pointing to his Wharton background and financial status as if that makes him all-knowing and infallible.

Bottom line …

The only reason this billionaire bloviator continues to suck up media oxygen is that he attracts attention with his outrageous self-promotion – and that’s good for ratings, but not necessarily our nation.

It is not like Trump doesn’t have some good ideas – ideas that the professional politicians are afraid to embrace – but that he is all about self-promotion and cronyism. And, if you believe the New York Attorney General, corruption as well.

The question Trump does not want to answer:  But, if you really want to call out Trump, ask him how he would eliminate or curtail the public employee unions and the construction trade unions that are crippling almost every public project with runaway costs, quality issues, and blown completion schedules?

-- steve


“Nullius in verba”-- take nobody's word for it!
"Acta non verba" -- actions not words

“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

“Fere libenter homines id quod volunt credunt." (The people gladly believe what they wish to.) ~Julius Caesar

“Describing the problem is quite different from knowing the solution. Except in politics." ~ OCS