“The more subsidized it is, the less free it is”

“The more subsidized it is, the less free it is. What is known as ‘free education’ is the least free of all, for it is a state-owned institution; it is socialized education — just like socialized medicine or the socialized post office — and cannot possibly be separated from political control.”

– Frank Chodorov
(1887-1966) American author, publisher 1948
Source: “Why Free Schools Are Not Free,” Fugitive Essays: Selected Writings of Frank Chodorov

[Chodorov wrote that over 65 years ago. Why have we gotten stupider? Subsidized oil. Subsidized farmer. There isn’t a farm commodity going that doesn’t have a tax cut, price support or other subsidy. What corporation pays the advertised tax rate? You can be damn sure the middle income worker does. Laws of Economics don’t change, that’s why they’re “laws”. No different than the laws of physics. Yet despite the fact the liberal cannot point to anywhere on the globe where socialism has worked, THIS time they assure us, it will! Since the voter keeps sending the same crooks back to steal their money again and again, why should anything change? Ultimately, while Congress is nothing but liars and frauds, it is the American voter who is responsible. And the American non-voter.]

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Sheeple

“A society of sheep must in time beget a government of wolves.”

– Bertrand de Jouvenel
(1903-1987)

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[“Vote Republican!” “Vote Democrat!”]

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Only one man in a hundred will get this

“Did I say “republic?” By God, yes, I said “republic!” Long live the glorious republic of the United States of America. Damn democracy. It is a fraudulent term used, often by ignorant persons but no less often by intellectual fakers,
to describe an infamous mixture of socialism, graft, confiscation of property and denial of personal rights to individuals whose virtuous principles make them offensive.”

– Westbrook Pegler
(1894-1969) American journalist, writer
Source: New York Journal American of January 25th and 26th, 1951, under the titles “Upholds Republic of U.S. Against Phony Democracy” and “Democracy in the U.S. Branded Meaningless.”

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Religion of Peace beheads 4 children who wouldn’t deny Jesus

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“An incredible story of four young, Iraqi children and their encounter with the Islamic State has surfaced, and it should make every Christian in the Western world both outraged and impassioned.

Christians in the Middle East know what truth faith and real persecution is. They know the meaning of dying for one’s beliefs, something so common in Muslim countries, yet so foreign for us.

When ISIS insurgents gave four children, all under the age of 15, the choice of converting to Islam or being beheaded, the decision was simple.

“Islamic State turned up and said to the children, you say the words that you will follow Mohammed,” Canon Andrew White told the Orthodox Christian Network.

The demand for Christians to convert to Islam is nothing new, but the children’s response will leave you awe-struck …. Mad World

The words kill, fight, murder, slaughter, and slay appear over 35,000 times in the Quran and Hadith. As long as the world denies that the Quran teaches this kind of hatred and promotes this exact violence; men, women, and children will continue to be slaughtered in the name of Allah.”

Sincerely,
James Peninger Sr.
Ya’acov ben Channah

[No doubt the Des Moines Register will be covering this story any day now.]

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“Pope, Patriarch demand end to ISIL attacks”

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Pope Francis and the spiritual leader of the world’s Orthodox Christians demanded an end to the persecution of religious minorities in Syria and Iraq on Sunday and called for a ‘constructive dialog’ with Muslims, capping the pontiff’s three-day visit to Turkey. [USA Today 12/1]

Yo Pope dude! Are you nuts? “Demand an end to ISIL attacks”? What planet are you from? They cut off peoples heads and sit them on the victims chest. Or have their kids use them as an impromptu soccer ball. You don’t have “constructive dialog” with godless savages like that, you get the hell out of there.

The business end of an M-16 is how  you “dialog” with them. “This isn’t the Quran”? The hell it ain’t, are you nuts? Their book doesn’t say “Go and make disciples of all nations”. Their book says Convert or die!” They are bloodthirsty, 7th century savages. Their book tells them to be the headloppers they are. You can’t dialog with that. You sound as stupid as our president. You sound extraordinarily fallible.

The best you could do for the Christians in that region is to give them luggage. That’s who the refugees to this country should be, the displaced Christians. Not the headloppers we’re bringing in. Get the Christians the hell out of there. We need to give Israel the state of New Mexico and get them out of there too. You can’t live around mindless savages! It don’t work. Let them kill themselves, Christians and Jews get the hell out of there.

The religious minorities there don’t need advice from you, they need luggage. They need to get out of Headhackeystan.

Jim Roach
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“Socialism is but Catholicism addressing itself not to the soul but to the sense of men…[Both implore you to] accept authority,accept the force which it employs,resign yourself to all-powerful managers,give up the free choice and the free act…They both seek to sacrifice man.”

– Auberon Herbert
(1838-1906) English author

 

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Make ‘em flop!

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Iowa police need clear guidance on use of Tasers [11/30 Sunday Register]

Nathan Miller of the University of Iowa wrote a thought provoking piece on the wide disparity of the use of Tasers from county to county in Iowa. Using them on pregnant women, suspects who are handcuffed, people offering no resistance. Cops gone crazy!

My thought on it came about when Guantanamo was in the news all the time a few years back. If you can’t do something to a POW, you shouldn’t be doing it to an American citizen. Anyone who has paid attention to the ‘rules of engagement’ our troops operate under, should be familiar with these points. It occurred to me again last week when cops in Cleveland drove up in a park and gunned down a 12-year-old with a BB gun.

Our troops have been issued more and more restrictive rules of engagement. It used to be in the ‘face of a threat’. It then became only when guns were pointed at them. Then they could only fire back when someone first fired at them. Then it has gotten to the point where it can’t be general gunfire but ‘targeted’. So why is it cops in Cleveland can drive up and gun down a 12-year-old, when he hasn’t even pointed the deadly BB gun at them??

Because Americans have been so brainwashed into believing government is their master, instead of their servant. THAT’S why cops gun down suspects holding a knife, and make college coeds flop on the ground from the inappropriate use of Tasers.

Jim Roach

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“Do we have stability from military actions?”

Since 1980, the United States has bombed or invaded or occupied 14 countries in the Islamic world in order to bring “stability” to those nations: Iran (1980, 1987 and 1988), Libya (1981, 1986, 1989 and 2011), Lebanon (1983), Kuwait (1991), Iraq (1991-2011 and 2014), Somalia (1992, 1993 and 2007-2014), Bosnia (1995), Saudi Arabia (1996), Afghanistan (1998 and 2001-2014), Sudan (1998), Kosovo (1999), Yemen (2000 and 2002-2014), Pakistan (2004-2014) and Syria (2014).

Even if these interventions had brought stability to the Islamic world, we could be criticized for being overly militaristic. But they haven’t, which only makes us complete fools.

- Kirk Tofte, Urbandale

[10/11 LTE. The man makes an invaluable point while laying out the dates right before your eyes. Argue with what?]

 

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Shaping the news

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Jennifer Jacobs on the local front exposed the fear liberals have nationally about Doctor Ben Carson. It took me a couple of days to figure it out, but I see it now. Mickelson on Tuesday’s show played a clip of a few minutes from Carson’s speech Saturday at the Family Leader event in Des Moines. It was the most amazing speech, just for the few minutes I heard of it.

The part of the speech Mickelson played was Carson telling of his childhood and growing up poor in Detroit. He talked of his mother working from sunup to midnight. Her admonition of no excuses. Her resistance to welfare lest it become a crutch. Her insistence that he and his brother bring her 2 book reports a week, even though she couldn’t read them. It was just a really fertile 4 minutes.

It stirred the soul and got your motor running. That caused me to look up more of his speeches. I found his CPAC speech on YouTube. A great 24 minutes there. You know a great speech when you hear it. It resonates. You don’t need an analyst to come on afterwards and tell you how great it was. You know it or you don’t. Truth rings. Jacobs knows that too.

That’s why it all came together after the clip on Mickelson’s show yesterday. I’m thinking, “Jacobs knows all this, politics is her job. She must have seen him on FOX, seen his CPAC speech, the National Prayer breakfast speech. She’s had to have heard him.” And my thought was how can you hear such an inspirational speaker, and your only thought in 2 articles Saturday was that he can’t win?

What a ‘pull-yourself-up-by the-bootstraps’ kind of story, and your only thought is he can’t win? That to me said a lot about Jacobs. That to me revealed a sick mind. That to me revealed someone who is trying “kill it before it grows”. He is a conservative. He is a Christian. And he is a black man. That is a liberals worst nightmare. He has the ability to show the nation that they don’t need a nanny state. And without the state, liberals are nothing.

As Carson gets more and more popular, and “he can’t win”, turns into, “stop him!”, the press is going to be in his background like nobody else. They are going to know what he has done for everyday of his life. Late night comediennes are going to have a field day at his expense. Saturday Night Live skits will skewer him.  He’s going to be under a microscope. Good luck Doctor Carson.

Jim Roach

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Carson can’t win Jacobs says, presidential bid futile

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[Jennifer Jacobs of the Register looking into her all-knowing crystal ball.]

In Saturday’s Register Jennifer Jacobs writes two articles, Presidential wild card to speak in Iowa, and What does history say for Ben Carson?, to tell us that Carson can’t win an election that is two years away. No point in running now, Jacobs has decided for us. 

She points out that all presidents prior to this have either been politicians or military officers. And, since nothing new can happen, a retired surgeon can’t be president. That is a shame. The time I heard him on the radio he seemed really intriguing. And I thought the old adage in America was that anyone could grow up to be president. But, if Jacobs says it can’t happen, well, I guess it can’t. She’s got the crystal ball.

Plus, she has to be smarter than the rest of us, she is in the media. That will make elections shorter and smoother though, the media can just narrow it down to a couple of candidates we’re allowed to vote for. Less time, money, all those TV ads. The media knows what’s best for us. We don’t have to think for ourselves, she’ll do it for us. Oh well, I thought one of the pluses for Carson was that he wasn’t a politician. Born poor in Detroit, worked hard, made good.

Nope, sorry Carson, you wasted your life. Jennifer Jacobs says only politicians and military generals can grow up to be president in the United States. He seemed like such a nice fellow too. But what do I know, I’d been under the impression voters got to decide elections!

Silly me, I’d thought that if you had a complete newcomer to the political scene burning up the polls, you might want to mention what he stands for. You know, if a rookie is killing the competition of veteran political hacks, you might want to tell us what his position on the issues are. That might be a relevant, need to know kind of thing. You’d think that might be something a reporter might want to report. Instead, it seems the job of a reporter nowadays is to tell us who can and can’t win.

It just seemed like an odd thing for Jacobs to focus on, 2 years out from the election. To have the presumption to predict the outcome of a horse race, before the bettors are even familiar with all the horses. Wouldn’t it be best to see a horse race a couple of times before you say he can’t win?  

Jim Roach

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Importing cancer

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The recent murders in the synagogue in Jerusalem reminded me of the multicultural suicide taking place in civilized nations. In this case CNN reported and showed video of the attacks / aftermath, of the murders by followers of the Religion of Peace. This attack on rabbis in a holy place seems to have rattled even the hardened Israelis. How exactly “peace in the Middle East” is to take place while living with that is beyond me.

We in America this year have come to experience what living with this cancer is like. A beheading in Oklahoma, hatchet attacks in NYC, Islamic fighter recruitment in the Twin Cities and Denver. It’s a madhouse.

Which brings me to Sweden! Investors Business Daily has an interesting article on their site called, “Caliphate in Europe: Sweden cedes control of Muslim areas”. You’re not likely to read this in the Des Moines Register anytime soon. Police there have identified 55 “no-go zones” in Sweden. 55 areas where Swedes have to have police or military protection to enter into because of the intense hatred for white people by Muslims.

Sweden has for years now been the “rape capitol” of the world, rape in Islam is not a sin if it is practiced on infidels don’t you know. Ambulance drivers, postal workers, and other essential services require police protection to enter into the “no-go zones”. What a country! Evidently the government of Sweden is easily as stupid as ours. You thought we were number one.

“Soeren Kern of the Hudson Institute has documented the proliferation of these zones. They are de facto Muslim micro-states under Shariah law that reject Western values, society and legal systems. In these districts non-Muslims are expected to conform to the dictates of fundamentalist Islam or face violent consequences. “A more precise name for these zones,” says Middle Eastern expert Daniel Pipes, “would be Dar al-Islam — the House of Islam or the place where Islam rules.”

Sweden is importing this cancer at the rate of 1,250 per week.

Jim Roach

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