Ron Paul’s Predictions that have come true:

Economic collapse was predicted lightly in the 1983 and spot on in 2003
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MwCJYxUnCuw – 1983
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sRek-0vjMtA – 2003
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WjVpr3zIr8E – 2003
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zXJWzuIdqIg

Foreign Policy including terrorist attacks on U.S. Soil (9-11)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o5lcF-_WEAc – 1998
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gf87kpYO1Ls (Iraq)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wSaSTvVxuZ0 (Iraq)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ya6JfFK_lYQ (Georgia Conflict)

Other predictions:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y8I_y_Veu1k

Incomplete list of Broken Promises or Lies from Obama:

I will have transparency (generals must sign secrecy Oath, wishes to give secretive Federal Reserve more power)
I will cut the deficit in half by doubling spending – http://www.theobamadebt.com/
I will change the Washington culture of corruption
I will have no earmarks in stimulus, (there are 9000 – http://bit.ly/4p9QFe)
I will demand human rights for China and Tibet
I will put legislation on Internet for all to read before votes – way broken
I will have honest advisers – (Czars, fake rent, tax fraud)
I will have my administration pay their fair share of taxes
I will eliminate rendition of terrorist combatants
I will bring charges against Bush admin (War crimes)
I will have new blood in admin. – way broken
I will apply windfall taxes on big oil companies
I will change US Foreign Policy.
I will change the defense department. (Keeps Gates)
I will close Guantanamo (maybe… and will open new secret torture sites http://bit.ly/lQDJc)
I will sit down with dictators with no pre-conditions. (broken very early on)
I will stop waterboarding and CIA interrogation techniques (Breaking)
I will get US troops out of Iraq in 16 month. (there are more under BHO http://bit.ly/pOtCS)
I will change Washington with new faces
I will not hire lobbyists, hires lobbyist Daschle (he’s out but here are the others)
* Melody Barnes, lobbyist for American Civil Liberties Union, the Leadership Conference on Civil Rights, the American Constitution Society and the Center for Reproductive Rights.
* William Corr, lobbyist for Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids,
* Patrick Gaspard, lobbyist for Service Employees International Union.
* David Hayes, lobby San Diego Gas & Electric.
* Eric Holder, attorney general nominee, lobbyist for bankrupt Global Crossing telecommications.
* Ron Klain, lobbyist for Asbestos Resolution, U.S. Airways, Airborne Express and drug-maker ImClone.
* William Lynn, lobbyist for Raytheon.
* Cecilia Munoz, lobbyist for National Council of La Raza
* Mark Patterson, lobbyist for Goldman Sachs.
* Mona Sutphen, lobbyist for Angliss International.
* Michael Strautmanis, lobbied for the American Association of Justice.
* Tom Vilsack, lobbyist for NEA.
And these are not all of them. Thanks for pointing out that he has nominated a huge number of lobbyists that he promised not to appoint.
I will eliminate Bush tax cuts
I will dump Patriot Act wire tapping – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-qPBMIO4gAU
I will eliminate tax breaks for wealthy
(source: http://newsgnome.blogspot.com/2009/03/official-list-of-obamas-broken-promises.html)

Incomplete list of Broken Promises or Lies from Bush:

Iraq had no WMD – inspectors
No evidence Saddam had illegal stockpiles before war, US report finds.
Bush allies admit war blunders
Bush memos reveal thinking on torture
The panel investigating the Sept. 11 attacks further called into question one of President Bush’s rationales for the war with Iraq. (Panel Finds No Qaeda-Iraq Tie)
No Iraqi link to 9/11 – US report
US commission’s findings bluntly contradict White House claims.
Pentagon tries to ban first photos of coffins returning from Iraq
White House in 9/11 evidence row
Public inquiry demands to question Bush’s national security adviser.
Attack on Taliban planned ‘before 9/11’
Ombudsman forces PM to reveal secret meetings with lobbyists.
Focus: The UN spy scandal
Chief UN weapons inspector believes he was bugged.
Bush ‘wanted war in 2002’ THE GUARDIAN February 24, 2004
British spy op wrecked peace bid
Spying operation at UN scuppered last-ditch initiative to avert Iraq war.
Cheney oil firm accused of overcharging $61m in Iraq
US pays up for fatal Iraq blunders
Over 10,000 claims but families must waive rights.
Fury over MP’s 9/11 claims
President Bush is backing off his pledge to fight AIDS in Africa by saying the promised $3 billion in aid cannot be spent wisely.Engineering experts believe that the most likely use for the two mysterious trailers found in Iraq was to produce hydrogen for weather balloons.
(source – http://www.teach-online.de/dateien/hpp/Peter-Gloede/bush/lies.htm)

Why can’t we just be free?

September 5, 2009

The original concept of this post was going to be to do an “about Bush” section and an “about Obama” section and relating them to ‘we the people.’ I was going to write about Bush’s terrible patriot act and Obama’s failure to fix it (which was predictable). I was going to write about Bush’s bailouts and how Obama (predictably) did the same thing. I was going to write about how neither party is truly different from the other anymore – only in trivial issues. I was going to write about how both are bought and paid for and employed by the same wealthy parties and that nobody in our Government has been working for the American citizens since President John F. Kennedy.

I changed my mind however because that post was going to turn out to be incredibly long. I realized that if people truly want to know who owns their Government, the information is easily accessible. Just follow the money, and research the Federal Reserve Bank. It does not take even remote intelligence to realize that we are all being fleeced.

At first, I wanted to write about the Revolution and remind everyone why we broke free and created America. The thought of freedom – true freedom to do whatever it is that we want resonates in me very strongly. A quote I think of frequently is this “if we are only free to make good decisions, are we truly free?” I also think – if we are only free to spend two thirds of our paycheck, are we truly free? If our money is spent against our will for golden para-shoots for finance oligarchs, given as bribes or earmarks… are we truly free? If we can’t choose our schools or doctors are we truly free? If we are surveyed against our will as the Patriot Act allows, or if we can be secretly put on lists for our party affiliation are we truly free? This list could go on and on.

As you can see, writing about the fallacy of Bush, Obama, and Government could go on forever and be *almost as long, complicated, and confusing as our taxation code. Instead I just thought I’d post what I believe in, and invite readers to educate me – why are my beliefs impossible?

I believe in freedom – I believe individuals should be able to make whatever choices they want as long as those choices do not hurt another person legitimately.

I believe two consenting people should be free to marry regardless of what others think.
I don’t believe they require permission form anyone, especially the Government.
I believe non violent religion should be free to practice in any way they wish. I believe they can endorse or condemn whatever lifestyles they want no matter how others see it.

I believe people should be free to spend their money how they wish – heaven forbid if they don’t give any to charity. I pray to God we all would choose to – I know I would and do.
I believe (on average) one third of your paycheck required to the Government is far, far too much. However, if those who enjoy taxation wish to give 50% or 75% to the Government they should feel free to do so.
I believe only sales tax should be required. Income tax has only been recognized by the Supreme Court since 1913 (coincidentally the same year the Federal Reserve was created) which means that in our prime we operated without income tax and should still be able to do so.
I do not believe that people will realize that Government has destroyed everything it has touched (education, post office, medicare/cade, aamtrack, social security, the list goes on forever).
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I believe in my fellow men and women and do not think we need to be micro-managed.
I believe these two parties are tearing us apart. Part of me believes that this is by design. If we fight with one another, we won’t fight with ‘them.’
I believe elections work like a Don King fight where both parties are puppets of the same wealthy influences.
I believe if we all truly understood freedom – live and let live – we would all see how both parties oppose us in our pursuit of the American Dream. By definition “Government” is to Govern – unfortunately it is the opposite of living freely.

I believe that the country we created has turned into the country we tried to escape from and unless we ‘wake up’ it will continue down that path. Quick example: one of the primary reasons we created America was to escape the manipulative central bank of England which was committing economic crimes against the people, much like our Federal Reserve Bank does today.

Sadly, I don’t believe that anyone will read this or anything like this.
Even more depressing; I don’t believe anyone will even think these thoughts of true freedom.
I think people will watch football and American Idol and entertain themselves to death while their civil liberties and their freedom is stripped away from under them.

It’s been said that people do not truly want freedom, they just want to be well fed and entertained. I do not believe this is true, but I believe we are too entertained to know that what we do truly desire is freedom.

To anyone that made it to the end, thanks for letting me vent. If anyone can help me understand why the freedom to choose our own lives and paths won’t work please explain it to me.

-first response

A chain letter that was sent to me –

_____________________

Obama’s health care plan will:

  • Be written by a committee whose head says he doesn’t understand it.
  • Be passed by a Congress that hasn’t read it (but exempts themselves from it).
  • Be signed by a president who smokes (and also hasn’t read it).
  • Have funding administered by a treasury chief who did not pay his taxes.
  • Be overseen by a surgeon general who is obese.
  • Be financed by a country that is nearly broke.

What could possibly go wrong?

______________

let’s also not forget that Obama’s Science Czar is a known and public eugenicist who publicly stated in his 1977 book that forced abortions and mass sterilization are needed to save the planet…

http://michellemalkin.com/2009/07/15/study-in-contrasts-christian-scientist-vs-eco-mad-scientist/
http://zombietime.com/john_holdren/

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Yep.  We’re doomed.

I just saw the Obama Celebrity video that will mark an “unprecedented address to all public school students” on September 8.”  The text from the presumptions video is included below – unfortunately the actors and actresses who made these pledges are not indicated – I’m VERY proud to say that I don’t recognize many of them, and the ones I do recognize I’d struggle to remember their names.  Actually, I encourage everyone to NOT CARE and DON’T figure out who they are.  Politics are corrupt enough – the last thing we need to do is give them the power of the ‘popularity contest’ that modern entertainment (celebrity) is.  The best thing we can do is never learn another celebrity’s name again.  Let’s try to learn the names of honest politicians, sincere medical doctors, and hard working patriots.

Alas, here is the text (with my comments interjected)

I pledge to help end hunger in America by supporting feeding America, and our local food bank.
(feeding the hungry is always good – but I would not trust government food bank food)

I pledge to smile more.  To laugh more.  To love more.
(naturally all of this is fine)

I pledge to volunteer more of my time to help children battle serious illnesses
(so far all well and good… perhaps they are drawing us in for some shocking statements at the end?  Getting us to trust what they are saying?)

…with the art of (????)
(I don’t know what he is saying)

I pledge to be a great mother – to be a great father
(well and good)

to continue working with (?????) to make this world a better place for all of our children
(unise-wha?)

to be the voice for those that have no voice.
(cute)

I pledge to consider myself an American, not an African American.
(ok)

To always represent my country with pride, dignity, and honesty.
(as long as my party is in power.  As soon as someone is in that I don’t agree with, I’ll be the least supportive person in the universe)

I pledge to go to USA service dot org
(http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R0xIhF1fXlQ)

and find a service project that I am passionate about.
(…or you can serve your community VIA other organizations)

I pledge allegiance to the funk to the united funk of funkadelika.
(Clearly Hollywood is known for it’s drug usage – you’d think this guy would have at least waited for the shoot to be over)

to never give anyone the finger when driving again
(…on small step, eh pops?)

to always find the humor in everything
(so far, almost all good things… not creepy yet… just obnoxious that Obama is pimping out celebrities.  What’s really depressing about that is that it will probably work.  People don’t think much for themselves anymore…)

to help find a cure for Alzheimer
(well, getting the mercury out of the vaccines would be a good start – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rE8kmifM6HU)

to care for America’s elderly
(apparently by killing them…? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xd44XFG9GIAhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9-y6LRC82bs)

to make sure seniors have access to health care
(and by health care, we mean assisted suicide – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qEK_GH7sgcc)

so that our next generations memories will not be forgotten
(seriously, we’ve all forgotten our history (why we fought the revolution) already – what’s the difference?)

to bring awareness to mental disease
(that statement is almost oxy-moronic)

do advance stem cell research
(we don’t care much what the oposition says – in our mind there is really only one side to every argument)

spread the awareness of autism
(alright)

To show more love to strangers, to greet my neighbors, find out their names, going to give them a smile
(all of this is good stuff)

(Tatyana Ali) and ask them how I can be of service to them
(this is good too – Tatyana is so sweet – honestly I do like her)

to be a better mentor to my younger sisters, to continue to be a mentor to big brothers and big sisters.
(Is it sad that people need to be told to do this?  Lots of this stuff really should be automatic…)

to reduce my use of plastic by starting with using less bottled water
(that’s right peasants, just drink the fluoridated (poison) municipal water instead.  We can’t poison you if you drink the bottled water – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T2m_LVHD0c8)

to plant 500 trees this year to help our planet
(I’m seriously going to hold her to that.  I’ll be writing a letter at the end of the year to see how it went.  I’ll want pictures – and she’d better do it personally.  No fair paying someone else)

to be more green
(fine but it better not include more TAXES)

to no longer use the plastic bag at the grocery store
(whatever floats your boat – I seriously don’t care how celebrities get their groceries to their car.  I can think of a million things I care about more)

to consume less and cultivate more
(somehow I think this will be an empty promise)

so that we are on this planet forever
(hey, isn’t it her boyfriend who does not even know the order of the planets but is a leader in the ‘climate change’ movement? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QQLOnQZGLaw)

for the environment I promise to flush only after deuce, never after a single
(I miss funny comedians)

I pledge to turn the lights off because I use to leave the lights on but we want to conserve energy so I’m going to turn the lights off… you turn the lights off.
(something tells me… the lights… at least upstairs… were never on.)

To sell my obnoxious car and buy a hybrid
(unfortunately the battery on a hybrid is worse for the environment than gas… – http://onemansblog.com/2007/03/27/prius-outdoes-hummer-in-environmental-damage/)

to drive slower and not use as much gas
(as long as I’m not behind you)

to volunteer my time to express the importance of arts education in our schools
(because the last thing we want to focus on is history, science… you know… subjects that might actually advance society.  Let me also say that I do love art… but come on – highlight it over actual classes?)

to sell a culture of intelligence instead of ignorance.
(Good luck.  Public education has made us all complete idiots – http://www.factmonster.com/ipka/A0923110.html)

To help children understand that just because they come from a small place doesn’t mean they can’t dream big.
(well isn’t that a nice thing to say)

To work to make good to end the 200 year old promise to end slavery
(is he talking about income tax?)

the abolition of 21st century slavery
(they must be talking about income tax – I wish)

to free 1 million people from slavery in the next five years
(You could free more than 100 million if you abolish income tax…)

to fight, to become aware, to educate, to not give up, to defend, issues that I care about
(as long as they support Government.  Nobody that wants to be free can speak)

I pledge to be of service to Barack Obama
(Eek… that’s sort of creepy.  How about service to the United States of America?  Obama is supposed to work for us… not vice versa…)

to change how I live, to be a better person, to never stop learning and growing each and every day.
(that’s right, soften the blow from the last really creepy thing that was said)

to commit to my own change before I ask others to change
(Gandhi anyone?)

to be the change
(they really should give Gandhi credit for… his quotes)

to integrate into my heart what I already know in my head which is that we’re all in this together
(that was a really strange way to say that.  How about your stomach… how’s it feeling?)

imagine what could happen next.
(I don’t know… eugenics?)

What’s your pledge? (annoying variations of that)
(mine is to fight for my Country to be Free again… like it was when it started… you know… the opposite of how it is now)

I pledge to be a servant to our president.
(…um…. Fascism?  You don’t want to listen to congress… senate… or the American People?  Just the President… got it.  ::cough::fascism::cough)

And all mankind because together we can, together we are, together we will be the change that we see.
(all thanks to our savior, BHO)

Let the propaganda begin!

Video here – http://fullmetalpatriot.blogspot.com/2009/09/parents-upset-over-leftist-propaganda.html