Friday, December 30, 2011

"A Black Day for Austria"

"A Black Day for Austria"

Elisabeth Sabaditsch-Wolff has been convicted of "denigrating a religion" because she commented that muhammad "had a thing for little girls". The fact that the man married a 6 year old and consummated that marriage when the girl was 9, apparently doesn't justify the utterance by Mrs. S-W of such an "excess of opinion" according to the judge. This is because the pedophile also had other wives that were not children. I am appalled.
If you would care to donate towards her legal costs, you may do so here.

Austria, by this ruling, seems to me to be giving the Islamic religion a form of legitimacy for its most unsavory and immoral elements. May God bring them to their senses quickly, because this is a very bad precedent for a civilized nation. There are some things that richly deserve to be denigrated, whether part of a religion or not. Shame on them.

"Then shalt thou prosper, if thou takest heed to fulfil the statutes and judgments which the LORD charged Moses with concerning Israel: be strong, and of good courage; dread not, nor be dismayed." ~ 1Chron 22:13

Friday, December 23, 2011

Exercise: It Does a Republic Good.

A little bit ago, my family and I successfully completed the NRA's basic pistol shooting course. We did this because, well, because I insisted that, now that we have a concealed carry law in WI, it was our duty, even though all of us have had a modicum of training in the past, to become more knowledgeable about firearms. Those who choose not to carry should take such a class as well because it is a duty consistent with the right to bear arms to know how to use a firearm should you be put in a bad situation. Even though all the classes I had seen on-line in our area were full, a friend told us about some openings in his class, so off we went.

I'm so proud of my boy.

In addition to being a lot of fun, the class struck me as a picture of our larger rights and responsibilities as American citizens. We have self evident God given rights, yes, but they come with an equally self evident duty attached to them. That duty is to exercise those rights appropriately and responsibly. This is something that people tend to understand immediately when speaking about firearms, but not so much when it comes to our other self-evident rights. One of the most important duties that is required to maintain our rights is to exercise them appropriately at every opportunity.

We often don't think of exercising our freedom of speech, or our freedom of religion or our freedom from unreasonable search and seizure and all the rest as duties. We are usually all too happy to give them up at the drop of a hat when challenged. Just as it is an uneasy feeling to carry a firearm around with you, it is just as uneasy to exercise any of our other rights in the face of opposition or authority. Just look at how many people have tamely submitted to the TSA's unconstitutional searches. This is to say nothing of exercising our other self evident, but unnamed Constitutional rights, like the right of parents to direct the upbringing and education of their children.

He's a good shot, too.

Think about that. We have a whole slew of other unnamed, yet self evident rights, to which we often do not lay claim, due to the fact that they are not named. Not only that, but we often give up our named rights out of ...what? Is it a wish to be nice? Is it a wish to be perceived as cooperative? Is it sheer ignorance of how those rights are to be appropriately exercised? Or is it cowardice?
I tend to think it is a combination of all those reasons and more. Whatever it is, we need to stop it. We are at, and possibly past, a tipping point, beyond which America no longer exists as the land of the free. We need to be exercising our rights. All of them. Every time it is appropriate to do so. What's more, we need to help each other stand up for those rights as well.

As you can see, those who exercise their rights, understand their responsibilities.

At first it will be scary, but, as you become more familiar with the process and the likely results, you will come to understand what the phrase "We The People" really means in the Constitution. Far from being a hindrance to the exercise of freedom, acceptance of that responsibility is what gives us the power to remain free. I know we've come a long way from the days of our founders, but I think we can still handle the risks and responsibilities that go along with the power to direct our own lives, don't you? Try it, you never know, it may be fun.

Even though he grumbled about it at first, if you enlarge the photo, you'll see that "Dad" enjoyed the class too.

"And he said unto them, When I sent you without purse, and scrip, and shoes, lacked ye any thing? And they said, Nothing.

Then said he unto them, But now, he that hath a purse, let him take it, and likewise his scrip: and he that hath no sword, let him sell his garment, and buy one.

For I say unto you, that this that is written must yet be accomplished in me, And he was reckoned among the transgressors: for the things concerning me have an end.

And they said, Lord, behold, here are two swords. And he said unto them, It is enough" ~ Luke 22:35-38

Tuesday, December 6, 2011

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"The word of the LORD that came to Jeremiah the prophet against Elam in the beginning of the reign of Zedekiah king of Judah, saying,

Thus saith the LORD of hosts; Behold, I will break the bow of Elam, the chief of their might.

And upon Elam will I bring the four winds from the four quarters of heaven, and will scatter them toward all those winds; and there shall be no nation whither the outcasts of Elam shall not come.

For I will cause Elam to be dismayed before their enemies, and before them that seek their life: and I will bring evil upon them, even my fierce anger, saith the LORD; and I will send the sword after them, till I have consumed them:

And I will set my throne in Elam, and will destroy from thence the king and the princes, saith the LORD.

But it shall come to pass in the latter days, that I will bring again the captivity of Elam, saith the LORD." ~ Jer 49:34-39

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Voting is an Act of Faith

Voting is a concrete demonstration of faith. Faith in our form of government and faith in our fellow man. It is a necessary demonstration of that faith because freedom isn't safe. Our fellows may do with their freedom that which we would rather they not do. That's the biggest danger of freedom. To vote to keep all of our freedoms intact is a vote that says "I trust my friends and neighbors to do that which is right, rather than that which is expedient for them or easy."

The two party system is killing us. Literally. It is nothing less than an easy button which the msm and the major parties have used to hijack the system. It is a lie and the most insidious of lies because it plays on the wish we all have to be winners.

There is nothing wrong with wanting to be a winner. There is something terribly wrong with allowing that wish to degrade your character. The truth is that there are over 200 presidential candidates registered with the FEC. How many of their names do you know? Have you heard of Samm Tittle? How about Gary Johnson or Phillip G. Pflughaupt? Have you done your due diligence to find the BEST candidate without regard to the one that the msm or either party declares is the only one that has a chance of winning? (Of course, if you believe them they will turn out to be right because you will vote how they tell you to, R or D, instead of voting for the best candidate.)

How faithless are we that we allow ourselves time after time after time to be deceived by this lie? This is the most concrete demonstration of our lack of faith in God, as a nation, that we could possibly make. Will people make fun of you for voting for an other than mainstream media candidate? Yes. Will they blame you for the wrong person being elected due to their own lack of faith, because you didn't join them in their comfortable lie? Yes. Are we the "Home of the Brave" or the Home of Timid"? Are we the "Land of the Free" or the "Land of the Lazy"? If we continue to use the two party system to direct our votes, then we are timid and lazy and we deserve the government we get.

I think we deserve better. Have faith that God, having given us such an exceptional nation, wants us to keep it. Do your part to keep it and restore it. The same God who told Noah to build the ark gave us this nation. We have the same choice as Noah, do the necessary work, or be destroyed along with the rest of the world.
Your choice.

"But I say unto you, That every idle word that men shall speak, they shall give account thereof in the day of judgment."~ Matt 12:36

"Therefore is the kingdom of heaven likened unto a certain king, which would take account of his servants." ~ Matt 18:23

Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Taking Back Our Republic

Just an update. I have not added content to this page recently, not because there isn't anything worth adding or because I am busy or ill, but rather because I happen to think that this declaration is more important than anything else I could post at this point in history. See for yourself. Read it, Sign it, Share it and then Do it. Make sure your state's governor has a copy. Make sure they read it and give you feedback. This is our nation. It has been usurped and we must restore it. This, in my opinion is the last chance for We the People to do so peacefully.

Have you been waiting for a "Call to Arms" to restore and defend our republic? This is the call to action that we, the silent majority, have been awaiting. Our veterans defended us, now is the time to stand shoulder to shoulder with them and take our country back.

Find this Declaration at
Print it off and share it with any veterans you may know, your county sheriff, local, state and federal legislators and your clergy.
Then pressure your state legislators to collect federal taxes at the state level to use to restrain this sort of behavior by Washington now and in the future.
Pressure them to get the state's financial house in order and stop taking money from the federal government.
Get yourself and your neighbors prepared to take care of yourelves and each other in the event of civil unrest/ breakdown of services.
Sign up at or at .

Requests for information or interviews should be sent here! The links in the original may be found at the original site for the Declaration. Here it is.:

―When in the Course of human events it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the
political bands which have connected them with another and to assume among the powers of the
earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature's God entitle
them, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes
which impel them to the separation.‖
―We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by
their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of
Happiness. — That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their
just powers from the consent of the governed, — That whenever any Form of Government
becomes destructive of these ends, it is the Right of the People to alter or to abolish it, and to
institute new Government, laying its foundation on such principles and organizing its powers in
such form, as to them shall seem most likely to effect their Safety and Happiness.‖ – from the U.S.
Declaration of Independence
An undisclosed number of American Veterans and former service members have come together to
prepare and present this Call-to-Action on behalf of the U.S. Constitution, the Republic, the Rule of Law
and equal justice for all freedom loving citizens of the United States of America. Acting together as one,
via The Veteran Defenders of America, co-sponsored by civilian patriot group The Unites States Patriots
Union, LLC – we issue the following CALL for peaceful disobedience.

1. We CALL upon every member of federal, state and local government, legislative, judicial, law
enforcement and military, who have taken an oath to protect and defend the Constitutional
Republic from all enemies, foreign and domestic, to act upon those oaths for the stated purpose of
restoring the Constitutional Republic.

2. We CALL upon ALL veterans and veteran organizations in America, who still believe in their
oath to protect and defend, to unite with us at once - in this Declaration to Restore the
Constitutional Republic.

3. We CALL for ALL citizens who still desire freedom and liberty, to stand with us in peaceful
protest, and carry our demands to right the wrongs against our nation in the preservation of
freedom, liberty, justice and the rule of law.

This is a NATIONWIDE Call-to-Action!

“We are Facing a Battle That Will Decide our Fate as a Nation!” – Maj. Gen. Paul Vallely (Ret.)
The time to unite and fight for the American way of life has arrived… We did not choose this fight, or
this time. The fight has come to us in our time and we will not shrink from our responsibility to protect
and defend the United States of America, our Constitutional Republic, and the American way of life. We
CALL upon ALL freedom loving Americans to JOIN US in this honorable endeavor. We do so on the
following basis…

Abuses and Usurpations
Barack Obama’s once strong approval rating now stands at only 19%. The approval rating of congress is
no better. The people have lost all faith in their government…
The demise of our Constitutional Republic has been underway for nearly a hundred years. As the people
placidly accepted intolerable offenses against the republic, the states, and the Constitution for decades, the
Central power in Washington D.C. grew ever more powerful, ever more abusive, and ever more
disconnected from the very people it was formed to represent.
During the last three years, the current administration has committed the most egregious offenses against
the people, the states and the Constitution, since the founding of our country and today, they operate as a
virtual dictatorship, against the governed, beyond the scope and authority the people granted them in the
Constitution and at odds with the will of the vast majority of American citizens.
The actions of the Obama Administration in total, rise to the level of treason against the United States and
its people.
The Democratic Socialists of America are currently running Washington D.C. and they recently issued
this statement in a Call-to-Action for their millions of members –
“We are the alternative to the tea party conservatives, the Republicans whose only program is to say no,
the Democrats who have forgotten what progressive politics really are and the progressives who think
that they can stand apart from the left.”
This must not be permitted to stand…
Among other offenses, abuses and usurpations, is the following list of transgressions – (detailed in
Appendix A) - altering our constitutional form of government and system of justice without authority…

 Violations against Article I of the U.S. Constitution - Congress
 Violations against Article II of the U.S. Constitution - The office of President
 Violations against Article III of the U.S. Constitution - Judicial Powers
 Violations against Article IV of the U.S. Constitution - The State
 Violations against Article V of the U.S. Constitution - The Amendment Process
 Violations against Article VI of the U.S. Constitution - Oath to the Constitution
 Violations against the 1st Amendment of the Bill of Rights
 Violations against the 2nd Amendment of the Bill of Rights
 Violations against the 3rd Amendment of the Bill of Rights
 Violations against the 4th Amendment of the Bill of Rights
 Violations against the 5th Amendment of the Bill of Rights
 Violations against the 6th Amendment of the Bill of Rights
 Violations against the 7th Amendment of the Bill of Rights
 Violations against the 8th Amendment of the Bill of Rights
 Violations against the 9th Amendment of the Bill of Rights
 Violations against the 10th Amendment of the Bill of Rights
 Unlawful use of Military force, here and abroad
 Violations of International Treaties and Laws
 Numerous violations of the public trust
 Misuse of the people’s resources
 The bankrupting of the nation, the states and the people
 Taxation without representation
 Confiscation and Redistribution of the people’s earned assets
 Abuse of Judicial power

At this late date, the individually itemized list of abuses and usurpations would require an encyclopedia of
unconstitutional offenses to the Republic and there is no evidence to suggest that there remains even one
legitimate honest courtroom in the country to which all evidence could be presented.
There is no Article or Amendment of the U.S. Constitution which the current leadership in Washington
D.C. has not abused and/or usurped over the last three years.
As a result, the normal courses of action for redress may not be adequate to solve the problem today, as
all three branches of the federal government are currently acting as one, all of them beyond the scope and
power granted them by the Constitution, against the principles of freedom, liberty and self-governance,
and at odds with the vast majority of citizens.
Yet the Constitutional Representative Republic must be restored, no matter the means or the cost.

It is on this foundation that we morally and rightfully call for all good people to rise up, stand together,
move to restore the Constitutional Republic, and hold those who have and would stand against the people,
fully accountable.


On behalf of the Veterans and former Service Members of America, who fought and died for freedom and
liberty here and abroad, and all good and decent American citizens from sea to shining sea, we the people
of the United States of America hereby demand the immediate restoration of our Constitutional Republic
and an end to the Democratic Socialist abuses and usurpations which have become commonplace in the
daily corruption of our governmental offices. As the true American people sit idle, the enemy grows in
number and strength.
No longer will we sit idly by and tolerate the utter destruction of our country, at the hands of anti-
American elitists in Washington D.C. who have mistaken the people’s peaceful tolerance for acceptance
of their ill-advised behaviors. The time for all good and decent Americans to stand together, in defense of
the Constitution, the Republic, freedom and liberty, has arrived. The Rule of Constitutional Law must
We call upon all who have taken an oath to protect and defend, to take appropriate measures now.

We the people hereby demand

1. The immediate and unconditional orderly resignation of Barack Hussein Obama, II

2. The immediate and unconditional orderly resignation of Joseph R. Biden
In addition to the known fact that the Obama/Biden ticket was advanced by way of fraudulent
representations concerning the constitutional eligibility of Barack Hussein Obama II, under Article II
requirements for the office of President, the Obama/Biden has committed countless crimes against the
U.S. Constitution, our Republican form of government and the American people while in control of the
Executive Branch.
They are not able to do this alone, but with the help and cover of many anti-American players, who have
also acted at odds with their oaths to protect and defend the Constitution, our Republic and the people of
the United States. As a result, these players must be removed from office and held accountable for their
actions as well.
This group includes, but is not limited to the following individuals -

3. The immediate and unconditional orderly resignation of the entire Obama Cabinet, including but
not limited to;
 the White House staff and unelected Czar’s
 Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton
 Treasury Secretary Timothy F. Geithner
 Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta
 Attorney General Eric H. Holder, Jr.
 Interior Secretary Kenneth L. Salazar
 Acting Commerce Secretary Dr. Rebecca M. Blank
 Labor Secretary Hilda L. Solis
 Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius
 Energy Secretary Steven Chu
 Education Secretary Arne Duncan
 Homeland Security Secretary Janet A. Napolitano
 EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson
 Office of Management & Budget Director Jacob J. Lew
 UN Ambassador Susan Rice, the entire Council of Economic Advisers
 Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan
 Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor
 House Speaker John Boehner
 House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi
 Senate Leader Harry Reid
 Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell – all of whom have committed treasonous acts
against the people, the states and the U.S. Constitution.

Further, to reinstate the rule of law and the Law of this Land, the U.S. Constitution and our constitutional
republic -

1. In compliance with Article II – Section I of the U.S. Constitution for the Removal of the
President from Office, or of his Death, Resignation, or Inability to discharge the Powers and
Duties of the said Office, the Same shall devolve on the Vice President, -- the Congress may by
Law provide for the Case of Removal, Death, Resignation or Inability, both of the President and
Vice President, declaring what Officer shall then act as President, and such Officer shall act
accordingly, until the Disability be removed, or a President shall be elected.

2. That every verifiable member of The Communist Party USA, The Socialist Party USA and The
Democratic Socialists of America be immediately publicly identified and removed from office for
overtly acting against freedom, liberty and the Constitutional Republic.

3. That in the event that these individuals refuse to immediately resign in an orderly fashion
designed to serve the best interests of the United States, we demand that the 66 members of the
people’s House who voted against the recent raising of the nation’s debt ceiling, to immediately
begin impeachment proceedings against every member of the Obama administration.

4. That the seven remaining members of the U.S. Supreme Court place an immediate stay on all
Executive and Legislative actions taken under the term of the unconstitutional administration
beginning January 20, 2009.

5. That remaining members of the House and Senate immediately act to name new majority and
minority leaders of congress, and work with the U.S. Supreme Court in the assigning of new
temporary Executive Branch members, acting on behalf of the people and the will of the
American majority until such time that the citizens of the United States can elect their new
representatives in 2012.

6. The immediate and unconditional dissolution of all special interest congressional caucuses,
including but not limited to The Progressive Caucus, The Black Caucus. In addition, the
immediate closure of any and all congressional committees which have been given
unconstitutional powers, including the Debt Committee of twelve just formed. Individuals are
elected by the people to represent ALL of the people, not special interest groups.

7. That each state government immediately act to enforce its 10th Amendment right to protect and
defend the people of their state against a tyrannical central power in Washington D.C., by
recalling all State Guard troops home to protect the sovereignty and security of their respective
citizens, as well as state resources and governments.

8. That each state government act immediately to cut itself off from federal funding, and take the
necessary actions to balance their own state and local budgets immediately.

These are our initial demands and nothing less than complete compliance with each of these demands is
acceptable to the people of the United States. These demands have been published for public support and
delivered to all members of Congress.

Further, it is our position that the normal constitutional line of succession to the presidency does not apply
in this circumstance, due to the widespread complicity by members of congress, regarding both the
original fraud that placed this administration in power and the ongoing effort to cover up the greatest
fraud ever perpetrated on the American citizens.
The abuse and usurpation of the U.S. Constitution will not be allowed to stand. It is on this basis that We
the People make these demands, in full compliance with the law of this land, the Constitution of the
United States of America.

It is our sincere desire to affect these immediate and unconditional changes to the people’s government
through peaceful processes, causing a minimum degree of disruption to the vital ongoing business of the
people and their representative government.
The individuals named in our demand for immediate and unconditional resignations have acted directly
and overtly against the people, the states and the Constitution and they must be held fully accountable for
their actions.

Call for the People to ACT Now

We are openly calling for the American people to draw a final line in the sand and take a moral and
righteous stand for the Constitutional Republic, the rule of law and the future of freedom and liberty.
The time to be tolerant and silent has passed and the time for serious action has arrived. Only the people
can restore the Constitution as the Supreme Law of this Land. We must do it peacefully if at all possible
and our Founders provided all the tools necessary for peaceful corrections of a ship set off course by
internal enemies.

We are calling for the following specific actions, by every active and former service member and
every patriotic citizen, no matter their political stripe...

 We call upon all members of the U.S. Military, the U.S. Supreme Court, Federal, State, County,
Local Law Enforcement, and all Intelligence agencies, to direct all assets of the people of the
United States towards the restoration of the Constitutional Republic and stand with the American
citizens in compliance with their oath to protect and defend the U.S. Constitution and the people
of the United States.

 We call upon ALL American citizens to provide necessary pressure on all law enforcement,
judicial, intelligence and military agencies, until those who have sworn to protect and defend the
Constitution begin to act upon those oaths.

 The current administration has done all it can to whip racial tensions and class warfare into fullblown
riots and civil war, including scheduling a ―U.S. Day of Rage‖ for communists, labor
union socialists, illegal immigrants, Muslims and blacks across the country. Their ―Day of Rage‖
was scheduled for Constitution Day, September 17, 2011, and although it was a total flop, they
will continue to rage against America. It is an open assault on free-market capitalism, waged by
modern day Marxists who must be stripped of their entitlement mentality. The LEFT is also
planning a ―Cairo style occupation of Washington in October, on the ground on Wall Street now
and headed towards Washington D.C.‖ These events are being run by the Obama White House,
via a number of left-wing front organizations.

 We The Veteran Defenders of America and The United States Patriots Union call for a
“unified march” from ALL fifty (50) states to Washington D.C. on Friday November 11, 2011,
Veterans Day - led by American veterans and former service members with a clear purpose – to
demand the immediate restoration of the U.S. Constitution, the removal and prosecution all of the
individuals named herein, by voluntary resignation or articles of impeachment, and the end to
Sharia Law on American soil. The Veterans March on D.C. Day – In defense of freedom,
liberty and justice.

 We call for all Americans who truly do support our troops to march on D.C. with our veterans.
We call upon ALL independent truckers, independent contractors, all non-union workers,
all independent business owners, agents and investors, all who support free-market
capitalism and the right to work, earn and own, to march together with our veterans and
former service members on November 11, 2011 – Veterans Day!

 To be prepared to act as citizens to protect and preserve the Constitutional Republic, in the event
that our public servants, who have sworn an oath to the Constitutional Republic, refuse for any
reason, to act upon those oaths.

 To act peacefully, but prepared for a violent reaction from our nation’s enemies. To avoid if
possible, the RACE WAR being incited by the Obama Administration and the Black and
Progressive Caucus’s.

 Locally, to confront all anti-American infringements upon our Natural Rights with boots on the
ground whenever and wherever local, state or federal officials act beyond their scope of authority,
or at odds with the Constitutional Rights of the people.

 To begin to openly identify and address government corruption at the local, county and state
levels, too often found in both governmental and law enforcement offices, also sworn to protect
and serve the people of the United States.

 To be ready and willing to end the taxation without real representation by refusing to fund the
anti-American regime currently in control of Washington D.C., until such time as the taxpayers of
this nation are once again properly represented.

 To make the necessary provisions to secure and protect your families and neighborhoods in the
event of economic instability and social chaos, similar to events already witnessed abroad, by
stocking up on cash, food and water supplies, as well as personal protection items.

 In the event that the current administration or its thug supporters attempt to use government or
civilian force and violence to silence the people, as in the cases of Syria, Libya, Yemen, China’s
Tiananmen Square, the Bonus Army of 1932 in the United States, or the UK presently wrestling
with black and Muslim violence, the people must be prepared to defend themselves against such
tyrannical tactics. We cannot expect that the federal government will act in the best interest of
American veterans or citizens.

This CALL FOR ACTION is being issued as a joint initiative, by the leaders and members of The
Veteran Defenders of America, The United States Patriots Union. All citizens who want to see the
Constitutional Republic restored immediately are encouraged to immediately join one of these unified
organizations and become directly engaged in our joint missions to restore America to that shining city on
a hill, and beacon of freedom and liberty around the world. We the People are the solution!

Volunteer leaders across the country must join one of these organizations to take part in leading in their
local areas. All supporters who do not wish to join these organizations but who do support the initiative
can keep up with information concerning the action here.
Foundation for Our United Action
Our Declaration of 1776 establishes the principles upon which The United States of America was
founded. On September 17, 1787, our nation’s Founders ratified The United States Constitution, forming
a Constitutional Representative Republic as our system of self-governance. From that day forward, the
American people are guaranteed a Constitutional Representative Republic of, by and for the people,
which was to at all times, operate within the confines of the limited authority provided the government by
the people and their respective states.
For decades, our federal government has been operating beyond its constitutional authority, infringing
upon the Natural Rights of every American citizen and every American enterprise, until our government
has indeed become destructive of the common cause of freedom and liberty.
In its usurpations of the Constitution, it has committed atrocities against the people for which it was
designed to protect and serve, until the people are forced to rise up in the name of freedom and liberty,
casting off the shackles of soft tyranny and it is the Right of the People to alter or to abolish it, and to
institute new Government, laying its foundation on such principles and organizing its powers in such
form, as to them shall seem most likely to effect their Safety and Happiness.
When a long train of abuses and usurpations, pursuing invariably the same Object evinces a design to
reduce them under absolute Despotism, it is their right, it is their duty, to throw off such Government, and
to provide new Guards for their future security.
Our United Mission
We are finished with changing America to suit every anti-American whim… This time, the change is
coming to Washington D.C.

It is not our intent to separate from any foreign King, nor to abolish or alter our Constitutional
Representative Republic, but rather to restore it, as the Supreme law of this land, under which both the
government and the governed must live.

Our united mission is to end the march of democratic socialism, which has become the most dangerous
modern threat to American peace, prosperity, freedom and liberty and reinstate the republican form of
self-governance guaranteed every citizen in the U.S. Constitution.
To accomplish this objective, the people responsible for the usurpation of the Constitution must be
immediately removed from office and held fully accountable for their actions, setting an example for
future generations, who must also be forever vigilant in the common defense of freedom and liberty.

The long train of abuses and usurpations must be brought to a swift end and the Constitutional Republic
must prevail, or the United States of America will soon cease to exist.
Our mission is just – it is moral – it is legal and constitutional and it is necessary…

This is not a call to overthrow our entire institutions of government, or subvert the Law of the Land, but
rather to restore those institutions to their honorable constitutional forms. As such, and under their oaths
to the Constitution and the people whom they are sworn to protect and defend against all enemies, foreign
and domestic, it is incumbent upon every citizen, veteran, soldier, officer and agent to use the tools of the
people to protect the people and return our government to a Constitutional Republic of, by and for the

Let Freedom Ring! May the Creator, who endowed each of us with certain unalienable rights, among
them the right to Life, Liberty and the individual Pursuit of Happiness free from government tyranny,
bless this mission of, by and for the people of the United States, and may the Lord let freedom ring in
America, once again.
We demand an end to government corruption, an end to despotic leadership in D.C., an end to the current
assault on all decent and honest American taxpayers, businesses and honorable public servants of the

We demand the peaceful return of the people’s government, and we will remain resolute in the defense of
the Constitution and the United States of America until the people can once again, feel secure in their
nation and government.
Non-member supporters can follow the mission here -
Sign your name in support of the mission here!
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"We shall never be abandoned by Heaven while we act worthy of its aid and protection."~ Samuel adams

"If a man vow a vow unto the LORD, or swear an oath to bind his soul with a bond; he shall not break his word, he shall do according to all that proceedeth out of his mouth." ~ Num 30:2

Friday, September 30, 2011

Another Country Heard From

Yes, the people in India have weighed in on the Gibson Guitar Raids.

"India's Timber Exporters' Association members say they will seek the intervention of Department of Foreign Trade and Chemical and Allied Export Promotion Council of India (CAPEXIL) to settle the issue. Association members are also planning to take up the issue with the Indian Embassy in the US."

Indian wood exporters see these raids as the work of disgruntled European Luthiers who sell inferior quality ebony and rosewood from other countries. That may be so, but it is American authorities who continue to have a problem with Gibson.

Upon reading the case file for the suit to regain possession of the wood that was seized in the first raid, I have to say that it looks to me like there is something else going on and that the government is behaving in a punitive fashion towards Gibson. For what reason, I am not as sure. Upon reading (at least the parts of the records that weren't sealed) it seems as though the government is trying to make Gibson "an offer they can't refuse".

Before the records on the case were sealed, it was made apparent that the government wished to retain possession of the wood as evidence in another long running case that they have been investigating. It looks very much to me as though there was to be an informal type of meeting to discuss that possibility when the government decided to raid Gibson again in August.
If that were not enough, now the Government is demanding that Gibson hand over yet more of the wood to them. If I were Mr. Juszkiewicz, I would cease to be very cooperative at that point.

That bare facts of the matter are that the government has seized two shipments of wood that was certified under the forest stewardship council. The government of India as well as India's Timber Exporters' Association say that the wood is legally a finished product under their laws and that the American government misinterpreted their laws and now the government wants Gibson to give up more of this legally finished, exported and purchased wood without having charged Gibson Guitars with any crime.

Now, I'm not saying that Gibson is pure as the driven snow, but in order for the law to be effective, it must be clear. The Lacey act is neither clear, nor set up for ease of compliance.

Doesn't sound like America to me. Okay, maybe a little like Chicago.If you would like to keep informed on this issue, check out these two facebook pages:Support for Gibson Guitars against DOJ intimidation and Musicians For Gibson Guitars And if you're in the Nashville area next weekend check out the Gibson Guitar rally

The reason I am so intent on this case is because it is demonstrating how we are losing our freedoms incrementally across the board. What can't be done with over criminalization and over regulation will be accomplished with intimidation. It behooves us all to keep an eye on this one. Perhaps I am overstating the case here, but a goodly part of the government's effectiveness depends upon the trust of the people. How much do you trust the government these days?

"I exhort therefore, that, first of all, supplications, prayers, intercessions, and giving of thanks, be made for all men;

For kings, and for all that are in authority; that we may lead a quiet and peaceable life in all godliness and honesty.

For this is good and acceptable in the sight of God our Saviour;" ~ 1 Tim 2:1-3

Friday, September 23, 2011

Don't Ask but Tell all You Like

“The object of war is not to die for your country but to make the other guy die for his.”― George S. Patton Jr.

The recent repeal of the 1993 military personnel eligibility act went live a few days ago. It went live in spite of the fact that it was unconstitutional for the judicial or the executive branch to address a matter that is quite clearly delineated to the Congress and no one else. (US Constitution, Article 1, section 8)

The quote at the beginning of this post is pertinent and timely. Everyone does not have a right to serve in the military. There are and always have been strict entrance requirements. There is a reason for those requirements and that quote says it as eloquently as can be managed. But for those who don't understand the reasoning, who would label me homophobic or other less prettified names, the point of those entrance requirements is to limit the number of casualties incurred by our military.

I know a fine young man who planned to make the military his career after high school. he was denied admission due to a hearing defect. Surely those with hearing defects should be able to serve if they have that desire. Yet there is no outcry about the hearing impaired not being allowed to serve.

I know others who didn't meet the height/weight/intelligence criteria required to enlist. Where are the political movements for them? There are none. Why not? Because we recognize the value of being able to hear orders clearly in relation to a unit's ability to survive in combat. Because we recognize the ways in which these other things can cost our military lives.

The problem here is that unit cohesion is not seen as being just as vital to that struggle to "make the other guy die for his" as are the physical/mental requirements I mentioned above. This action on the part of the executive and judiciary branches, along with the badly skewed survey on how this change will affect our military will cost lives. Some of the highlights of the flaws that Congress ignored are :

"The Pentagon report admits “the majority of views expressed in [140 focus group sessions] were against repeal of the current policy.”

It based its “no-risk” assessment of open homosexuality for military effectiveness on a panel of 11 unidentified, nonscientific personnel.(emphasis mine)

It dismissed 67% negative views expressed by combatants by suggesting their lack of service with homosexuals feeds the negativity."

Shame on us for not speaking out more, but more shame on Congress for allowing their Constitutional powers and authorities to be so usurped. We have failed our military. I can only pray that the cost is not more than we can pay.

"Let them alone: they be blind leaders of the blind. And if the blind lead the blind, both shall fall into the ditch." ~ Matt 15:14

Friday, September 16, 2011

All for One and One for All

Maybe a better title would have been "A Tale of Two Guitars" but it seems as though Gibson is suffering from an increasingly common malady. Whether it goes by the name of over legislation or over criminalization, the results are the same. The law becomes increasingly more of a "Sword of Damocles" than a structural component of a freedom loving and stable society.

Gibson Guitars, if you are not familiar with the facts, has been raided twice. Once in 2009, when much of their stock of wood was confiscated supposedly because they were in violation of the Lacey Act. Gibson cooperated fully with the government, went to court and proved that they had not violated the Lacey Act. Their property has yet to be returned.
Then, in August of this year, Gibson Guitars was raided again. Raided by Government agents with automatic weapons. Again, supposedly because of violations of the Lacey Act. (For a more comprehensive overview, please check out the Gibson site.)

The next component to this story, is that Gibson's competitor, Martin Guitars, uses the same wood, from the same supplier in Madagascar, and yet, has suffered no raids. What's the difference? At the moment, the suggestion is that they made contributions to different political parties.

Whether or not this is the case, there is a significant interest in this case for all Americans.

First, the suggestion of political favoritism or even political motivation is particularly troubling. In other years, under other administrations, such could be dismissed as sour grapes far more easily. Statements from the head of the DOJ and Mr. Obama, among others seem to indicate that there is rampant, unethical use of government power and funds to reward and punish Americans at the whims of the current administration.

Then there is the matter of the confiscated property. How long should it take for property to be returned when charges have been proven to be unfounded? How long could the average American survive if their house or car were confiscated in this way? Would it significantly impact their standard of living? Where is justice in this situation?

Then there is the matter of the armed raids. Is it necessary to use that sort of force in a case where the company has been 100% cooperative with the government?
When the company has a good reputation in the community and there are no indicators that there would be any sort of resistance?

I know, it is important to be prepared for the unexpected in law enforcement work, but a little common sense and courtesy can go a long way. This was not a drug bust with people known to have weapons and engage in violence, it was a raid on a legitimate business that had already demonstrated full cooperation.

Finally,(at least for this post)there is the issue of the Lacey Act itself. In 1981, Congress removed the heightened proof standard of "willfully" from the statute, making "knowingly" the standard. There is an increasing amount of legislation making crimes out of things that most people would not ordinarily think of as criminal. It used to be said that ignorance of the law is no excuse. But, the law used to be fairly straightforward. An individual could deduce, with common sense, what was likely to be illegal and what would be fine. Not so any longer. In addition to the increased number of laws criminalizing actions, there is a lack of the requirement to show criminal intent in those laws.

Bearing all that in view, it appears that Gibson guitars is fighting the good fight for us all. Their case demonstrates all of these challenges at once. Do support Gibson by signing their petition here. And do keep an eye on how this case is handled. This is our nation. The duty to keep it free is ours. Do call your legislators...before it becomes illegal.

Gibson does make some lovely instruments.

"Therefore is judgment far from us, neither doth justice overtake us: we wait for light, but behold obscurity; for brightness, but we walk in darkness." ~ Isaiah 59:9

Sunday, September 11, 2011

9/11 A Day of Remembrance

Remembrance, NOT service.
A day to remember that we were viciously attacked by those following the dictates of their god. That's right, their god, not our god, because no matter what nonsense you may have seen, heard or read, allah and the God of the Bible are not one and the same.

It is a day for remembrance, and well do I remember that day. I turned the television on only because the lesson I had planned for my son that morning was to watch a newscast and discuss how today's events turn into tomorrow's history. It was a very effective lesson.

That day's events spurred me to learn about Islam. Because the first rule of war is "know thy enemy", and Islam, by that attack had made itself clearly and unequivocally the enemy of America. I listened to President Bush call Islam a religion of peace and urge us to be tolerant and careful of one another. I was willing to give American muslims the benefit of the doubt. To say to myself that, surely, this was the work of radicals and extremists.

Ten years later, I am well versed in the inconvenient and politically incorrect truth. The truth that Islam, true Islam is every bit as violent and bloody as those who had been sounding the warning klaxons towards America's vulnerability had claimed and worse.

Am I saying that all those who call themselves and think themselves muslims are violent jihadis? No. Many are simply poorly informed and the victims of taqiyya or following a fad. Many are what Christians would refer to as "casual" followers. You know, the sort who only attend church on Christmas and Easter and call themselves Christians because that's how they were raised and they never saw any point to getting upset about it, or to study it enough to know what they believe and why. Those muslims are probably just as nice and normal as any other American.

The problem is, that because Islam not only permits, but encourages lying to advance the cause of Islam (Which, by the way, is nothing short of world conquest)you and I cannot tell which ones are which and so the only ethical and responsible course of action is to assume that all are devout followers of the true Islam and therefore cannot be trusted at their word.

This is not me being racist - Islam is not a race. This is not me being hateful - I love all people, and the God I follow, Jesus Christ, died for His love of ALL people. This is not me committing slander or libel against the followers of Islam, as by their own holy texts, they are to engage in some form of jihad (yes, there is more than one form, many of the most insidious forms of jihad are peaceful.) and do whatever it takes to conquer the world for allah. This is simply the truth.

I find it more than a little sad that we have come ten years from that attack (And more than that from many other jihadist attacks against America)and we still are not willing to stand up and speak these simple truths about Islam.

We did not choose this battle, but we will fight it. I suggest that my fellow Americans stop calling the watchmen on our walls names and start getting to know our enemy.

One last thing. To Mr. Obama, I know you were raised during your young life in Indonesia, a very different culture, and by communists when you came to live in this one, so you are a bit out of step with traditional Americans, but this must be said. You should cease your attempts to re-cast 9/11 as a day of service. We resent it. I resent it. I resent even more your administration's direction to downplay the role of Al Quaeda in that vicious attack. You can say all you like that America is not and never will be at war with Islam, but saying it doesn't make it true. We know who attacked us and some of us have been taking the trouble to learn the truth of why. It is an insult to the people of this nation to pretend that the followers of Islam, represented by those jihadis,weren't making a declaration of war by that attack. Doing so divides us further, when we need to be unified.

Know thy enemies America...before it's too late.

"Then the lords of the Philistines gathered them together for to offer a great sacrifice unto Dagon their god, and to rejoice: for they said, Our god hath delivered Samson our enemy into our hand.
" ~ Judges 16:23

Monday, September 5, 2011

Sheboygan TEA Party

This is just a posting of my videos from the event. Some of them are cut off, because my memory card was running out of room and I wanted to be sure to have some left for the keynote speakers. To those who were cut off, my apologies and I offer you the option of e-mailing me to set up an interview on the BTR show to give my readers the opportunity to hear what they missed.

I hope to set up interviews with many of the speakers soon.

Pastor David King I arrived a bit late, so I missed the first part of this:

Oriannah Paul:

Matt Seaholm:

Bruno Behrend part 1:

Bruno Behrend part 2:

Ethan Hollenberger:

State Senator Glen Grothman:

WI Lt. Governor Rebecca Kleefish:

Vicki McKenna:

Orville Seymer of the CRG network also spoke, but I only had 8 minutes left for Mr. Johnson, so I just took his photo to paste here. But check out their site: . If you need guidance to organize about an issue, they can help you.

Senator Ron Johnson pt 1:

Ron Johnson Pt 2 (all 17 seconds that the full memory card would let me get.):

"But wisdom is justified of all her children." ~ Luke 7:35

Saturday, September 3, 2011

Sheboygan 3rd annual TEA party

Just passing it along. This is today, Saturday, Sept. 3rd 2011.

"Then I consulted with myself, and I rebuked the nobles, and the rulers, and said unto them, Ye exact usury, every one of his brother. And I set a great assembly against them. " ~ Neh 5:7

Saturday, August 27, 2011

Zero Tolerance for Pedophilia is the Proper Level

First there was the conference. A conference was held with the goal of bullying the American Psychiatric Association into dropping the classification of pedophilia as a mental disorder in the same way as they were bullied into dropping the the classification of homosexuality in the early 70's. The changing of that classification was one of the most unethical things I have ever seen. By not double checking the studies that were presented to them, by not holding to their own ethical standards, they made it clear that those standards were to be viewed as relative and therefore questionable.

Now, in addition to the many people who might have lived longer lives had they been informed about the risks inherent in that behavior, the deviant community wishes to inflict itself upon our children as well. ( Yes I said deviant - look it up.) Not just in pushing the idea that homosexuality is normal, when it clearly is not, but by redefining pedophilia as normal as well. They want to be referred to as "minor attracted" rather than pedophiles because that sounds more "reasonable" and less...awful. But the fact is that pedophilia is a monstrous behavior that causes irreparable damage to the children upon whom it is perpetrated.

The argument is being made that people should be tolerant of this behavior. The words that crossed my mind when I read that are best left to the imagination. There are some things in life that are and should be intolerable and this is one of them. It is one thing to say that two adults should be allowed to make their own decisions regarding risky sexual behavior. It is entirely another to suggest that adults should be allowed to harm children under the umbrella of tolerance.

This ties into a report of a school in Norway employing a "sex box" in a kindergarten classroom. Such a thing should have that community up in arms. These "parents" should have removed their children from school until the abomination was removed and all administrators and teachers who approved of it were fired. Instead, we hear that the parents are going the petition route. (Really!? Aren't your children worth more than that? I know mine is and I would never have allowed him to be subjected to this kind of abuse.)What kind of place is Norway?

Contrary to the HHS declaration that children are sexual beings,(Since scrubbed from the HHS website.) they are not. A baby's fondling of him/herself is no more sexual in nature than is their grabbing of their toes or sucking on their fingers. They are simply learning where everything is. They do not have the hormonal or emotional resources to be sexual.

Ms. Sebelius should be fired, she should be shamed out of office as was Jocelyn Elders.(Apparently, even the Clinton administration had more moral convictions than the current regime.) Such a statment is an abomination coming from anyone in a position to influence our children's health by the policies and regulations with which they may burden us.

If you don't think so, then go back and read that article linked to in the previous paragraph on Norway. But be warned, it is disturbing. That is what American schools will look like if we don't stop it now. So if you are not willing to stand up for your values on this one, I hope you will choose to move to Europe and leave the rest of us to protect our children from this horror by driving out those who would accept it as normal. There are some lines that should not be crossed and this is one of them.

In a section of this article from The Blaze, Peter Sprigg, a senior fellow for policy studies at the conservative Family Research Council agrees.
" “The idea that ‘children are human beings and therefore sexual beings’ is one of the most destructive myths of the sexual revolution,” Sprigg told “To a large extent, this myth may be traced to the ‘research’ conducted by Alfred Kinsey, including the infamous ‘Children of Table 34’ experiments, which involved the deliberate sexual abuse of children as young as 6 months old under ‘experimental’ conditions.”

“The fact that young children are aware that their bodies include genitalia hardly makes them ‘sexual beings,’ and it is improper (and potentially dangerous) to treat them as such before puberty,” he said."

Call your legislators, or better yet, protect your children from the mechanations of this ever more tyrannical and amoral government by homeschooling. Then call your legislators and show let them know that zero is the correct and proper level of tolerance for pedophilia in America.

"But whoso shall offend one of these little ones which believe in me, it were better for him that a millstone were hanged about his neck, and that he were drowned in the depth of the sea." ~ Matthew 18:6

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Executive orders and Senator Kohl's reply to my concerns about the TSA and etc.

In this week's radio show, I'll be looking at a recent order signed by Mr. Obama that will affect long haul trucking and a proposed rule change that will affect farmers. Then I will share Senator Kohl's response to my "concerns" about the TSA. Specifically, my call to his office during which I requested that the TSA be abolished.

Given his response, I think it is a very good thing that Senator Kohl is not running again. Let's not replace him with somebody worse, WI.

It's enough to make me think halfway seriously of running myself. Of course, I am saved by the knowledge that I am totally unqualified for the office-except for having actually read the Constitution. Nor do I have the millions of dollars that most people seem to think a requirement for having a successful campaign. Praise the Lord.

Perhaps I am merely being cowardly. I am fairly certain that whomever is left in place to deal with the fallout from this administration is going to have to do the cleanup from the ...stuff... hitting the fan. And, while I have shoveled enough manure and cleaned up enough baby vomit to remove most of my squeamishness, I object to cleaning up other people's messes on principle. But someone has to do it.

Surely we must have a better candidate than a Constitutionally conservative stay at home mom out there. Bueller?...Bueller?

"For the leaders of this people cause them to err; and they that are led of them are destroyed." ~ Is 9:16
"Let them alone: they be blind leaders of the blind. And if the blind lead the blind, both shall fall into the ditch.
" ~ Matt 15:14

Saturday, August 13, 2011

The Maritime Sentry: Support the Republic, Fly Your State Flag

The Maritime Sentry: Support the Republic, Fly Your State Flag: "I would strongly advocate that everyone fly their state flag as a symbol of respect for your state and for the Republic we were intended to be. For most of this country's history state pride was taught in the home so much so that a lot of people identified themselves as Virginians, Texans, Wisconsinite or whatever state they were from. Sadly, today most people only refer to themselves as Americans. Which is why they probably refer to our Republic as a democracy. It's nice to see some Tea Party groups talk about the Tenth Amendment. Let's say them start flying their state flags too. What more scary symbol to big government politicians than millions of Americans taking pride in their states and saying no to the federal government when it overreaches?"...

For the rest of this very well done post, please visit the Maritime Sentry. I couldn't have said it better myself. Especially this bit:"Our devotion and undying loyalty should be to God, family and our God-given rights because without them we are all slaves."

"Let us hear the conclusion of the whole matter: Fear God, and keep his commandments: for this is the whole duty of man."~ Ecc 12:13

Tuesday, August 9, 2011

Hobbits and Helicopters and a Curious Lady

Join me on Wednesday as I welcome back blogger Curious Lady to the show. She has asked to join me to discuss the question of whether or not a Christian should be friends with someone who embraces the homosexual lifestyle. Have an opinion? Call in and share it with us.

In other news I would like to offer my condolences to the friends and families of those who were lost in the downing of the helicopter transporting members of SEAL team 6 and others.

I must also harshly condone the actions of those who revealed that information BEFORE the families of those service members were properly notified. Loose lips sink ships applies to everyone, including the White house.

Whomever leaked this information needs to be jailed. Tell your legislators as much.

I would also like to address Mr. McCain's name calling against the TEA Party. He called us hobbits. He contributed to the msm narrative that the TEA party, instead of screaming from the rooftops(as we were) that raising the debt ceiling was an invitation to the downgrading of the US credit rating, were responsible for it. No sir, the idea was not to create enmity against Mr. Obama, as you would have us believe, but rather to give us some indication that you have an inkling of the amount of debt you and your fellows in Congress are foisting upon generations of Americans as yet unborn. This was not a political ploy, but a command to rein in the uncontrolled spending that has been the rule of the day for far too long.

You engage in political ploys. We live in reality. The reality is that we have no more money to give to taxes. You, Congress and this administration have exceeded your authority by far too much. Authority that is granted and can be rescinded by We the People. We want our credit cards back, sir. You (by which I mean the Congress) clearly need to be cut off from any sources of funding as you have once again demonstrated that, not only do you not respect the Constitutional limits under which you have been placed, but that you have no concept of reality when it comes to spending either. Our status was downgraded because we deserved it and richly so. Not because of the TEA party, sir, but because you and your fellows cannot understand basic math and apparently lack the moral decency to avoid saddling future generations with the burden of supporting our own.

Beyond that, I would like to remind Mr. McCain and the rest of Congress and this administration, that the hobbits were the good guys. You might want to think about that for a bit.

"Be not thou one of them that strike hands, or of them that are sureties for debts.
If thou hast nothing to pay, why should he take away thy bed from under thee?" ~ Proverbs 22:26-27

"Therefore I will judge you, O house of Israel, every one according to his ways, saith the Lord GOD. Repent, and turn yourselves from all your transgressions; so iniquity shall not be your ruin.
Cast away from you all your transgressions, whereby ye have transgressed; and make you a new heart and a new spirit: for why will ye die, O house of Israel?
For I have no pleasure in the death of him that dieth, saith the Lord GOD: wherefore turn yourselves, and live ye." ~ Ezekiel 18:30-32

Wednesday, August 3, 2011

We The Stupid

We The Stupid
"Back to the $2 Trillion that Obama is being handed. I honestly think that most people in this country have no understanding of simple counting numbers. Do you not understand how much a trillion is? Where do you think this money is going to come from -- who has two trillion dollars to loan us? China? Nope. Not even close. China's entire GDP is only $6 Trillion. Do you honestly think that China is going to loan us one third of their total annual economic production? China was a huge creditor to us back when $100 Billion was considered a staggeringly large amount of money - which was four years ago. Now $100 Billion is literally a rounding error. Do you realize that there are only a handful of nations of this planet that even have a GDP in excess of $2 Trillion? If these countries loaned us every penny of their GDP, it wouldn't even be $2 Trillion:

Canada ($1.57 T)
India ($1.54 T)
Russia ($1.46 T)

Are you starting to understand the scope of what we are talking about now? Obama is going to embezzle considerably more than the entire economic output of Canada, India or Russia to his cronies before the 2012 election -- and that is just counting this round of spending. This doesn't include the other $5 Trillion he has already burned through since 2009.

China is not going to lend us this money because they simply don't have anything close to that much money to lend. This $2 Trillion is going to come from the Federal Reserve. Where is the Federal Reserve going to get $2 Trillion? They are going to print it out of thin air. We are in the midst of the largest currency debasement ever seen in human history. There is only one result that can come of currency debasement: hyperinflation and total economic and societal collapse."

This excellent article from The American Thinker site should be required reading for all Americans - TODAY! Call your legislators and get involved people! And if they refuse to listen? Recall them. If your state has no provision for recall? Get your state legislators to introduce one.

"While they promise them liberty, they themselves are the servants of corruption: for of whom a man is overcome, of the same is he brought in bondage."
~ 2Peter 2:19

The Federal Reserve and Imaginary Money

Join my guest, Arkady Faktorovich, for a second week. This week's show will address the Federal Reserve Bank. (Not part of the government, it has no reserves and it's not a bank, so how does that name work?)
Learn about the history and why it matters that you know.

"And when money failed in the land of Egypt, and in the land of Canaan, all the Egyptians came unto Joseph, and said, Give us bread: for why should we die in thy presence? for the money faileth." ~ Gen 47:15

Sunday, July 31, 2011

Gates of Vienna: Night in the Face of Daybreak

Gates of Vienna: Night in the Face of Daybreak: "Be not afraid when the pack starts to scream and shout.
For nothing in this world is more hated and feared
than the truth...."
See more of this excellent translation by following the link.

"Buy the truth, and sell it not; also wisdom, and instruction, and understanding." ~Proverbs 23:22-24

Saturday, July 30, 2011

To Default or not to Default?

That is the question. Whether tis nobler in the congress to suffer the slings and arrows of profligate spenders who scream "the sky is falling" or to stand your ground and ensure that future generations of Americans do not have to bear the burdens of our own.

To stand, perchance to win, aye, there's the rub. For by winning, we could make a respectable start to reclaiming our nation and our freedom. For too long we have allowed unchecked power brokers in Congress to steal our freedoms incrementally through compromise. Compromise is nothing but a steady incremental loss, unless one is strong enough to own the label "uncompromising."

I should hope that the people we elect are of strong enough character to realize that a little bit of name calling is nothing compared to the incremental loss of this nation.

Is the challenge before us with the debt ceiling question really that dire? I think it is. The damage to our fiscal credibility as a nation has already been done. The analysts who watch these kinds of things have indicated that we have been given a great deal of leeway solely because the dollar serves as the world's reserve currency. If we do not show them that we have the resolve to be fiscally responsible but slashing our spending, (And don't even propose a paltry few billions in cuts over 10 years - are you serious? Clearly not.) then they will move, as has been strongly urged by more than one government, to make something else the world's reserve currency.

Think that can't happen? Have a look at the pound sterling. That was the world's reserve currency before the dollar. It can and will happen. We are not entitled to be the world's reserve currency, we have to earn it. Abuse of that status will not be tolerated any longer.

Don't listen to the talking heads or the power brokers who think things are still the way they were ten or even 5 years ago. Listen to your own common sense. We cannot spend our way out of debt and attempting to do so will lead us to ruin.
This debt ceiling debate, right now, is, in my opinion, the tipping point. No more compromise. If our legislators don't understand that cutting spending and cutting it drastically is the only acceptable resolution to this challenge then let them step down and let others with more fiscal sense, responsible attitudes and backbone take their place. This is it. If you haven't called your legislators, do it now.

Let them know that that if there are any raises to the debt ceiling or taxes there will be consequences. Find out if your state allows the recall of federal legislators. If it doesn't, call your state legislators and ask them to make some. There is no acceptable compromise on this issue if America is to remain the land of the free instead of the land that spent itself into slavery.
"To sleep, perchance to dream..." indeed, we have been sleeping too long. Let us awake and take back our nation and our Constitution...before it's too late.

"Be not thou one of them that strike hands, or of them that are sureties for debts. If thou hast nothing to pay, why should he take away thy bed from under thee?" ~ Prov 22:26-27

Monday, July 25, 2011

Standing Like a Rock

In an earlier post, I quoted Thomas Jefferson when he said "In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock".

I am taking this opportunity to declare where I stand. I stand solidly in support of the folks at Gates of Vienna, including Fjordman. They have done a mighty work of good in attempting to inform this nation of the perils involved in welcoming the followers of Islam into our nations unchecked.

The people at the Gates of Vienna blog have served for more than ten years now as watchmen on the walls of America. That the msm has elected to make their work into a scapegoat for the actions of a man who has taken so many lives is beyond despicable.

I am a long time reader of the Gates of Vienna, and they have done nothing to warrant such an attack. The Baron has been a guest on my BTR show to bring attention to the situation in Lampedusa, which continues to worsen. His concern was not just for the tiny Island of Lampedusa or the nation of Italy which is being bankrupted by this influx, but also for the refugees themselves, most of whom are followers of Islam.

I have had issues with the msm and I've made no bones about it, but this is beyond the pale. To divert American attention from the very real issues that confront us in order to persecute those who have served us faithfully, and in a way that threatens the freedoms of every American citizen is the last straw.

I no longer regard those outlets of the msm who are doing this as credible or trustworthy. They are corrupt and undeserving of my patronage. Shame on them. To take this tragedy and use it to push some sort of sick, progressive agenda before the funerals have even been held for many of the victims of this attack, is ghoulish at best.

The only coverage that is appropriate at such a time as this, is the mourning of the people of Norway, the condolences shared by other nations and the news of the day. Decency commands it. Just as it commands me to stand by those who have attempted to serve this nation by their, mostly unheeded, warnings.

"Though I speak with the tongues of men and of angels, and have not charity, I am become as sounding brass, or a tinkling cymbal." ~1Cor 13:1

Friday, July 22, 2011

My Condolences to the People of Norway

My posts have been rather sparse(okay, nonexistent ) of late, because there has been so much happening that I get a bit overwhelmed. However, decency simply requires that I post on this.

May I extend my deepest condolences to the families and friends of those involved in today's attacks against any shred of human decency and all that stands for good in this world. While the press madly searches for scapegoats in today's events, I feel only sorrow that such things still happen. This is the reality of which I attempt to inform people in on-line debates and my postings here. The reality which trumps every form of idealism or philosophy.

Sometimes people just kill others and no degree of regulation, manipulation or indoctrination will stop that. It is part of the human condition. It is part of the nature of man. (I will grant you that some ideaologies inspire more evil than others.)

As a Christian, I can define it as the sin nature that we all have because Adam and Eve ate the fruit of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil. This allows me to understand that, even though I may not realize it, I have a sin nature. The law, as given in the Bible, allows me to see that I have sinned as well as the necessity of acknowledging my sins and repenting of them. This allows me to see the need for the acceptance of Christ's sacrifice.

I know that this is not something that only belongs in the realm of the mad. I know that, under the wrong conditions, any and every human being is capable of this level of evil. To deny that fact of human nature is to deny human nature itself, and this is why I do not and will not subscribe to any form of communism, be it never so wonderful looking and sounding. It simply does not work, has never worked and will never work because it denies the truth of what we are.

I know this won't be a very popular post and that many will disagree with my basic assessment of human nature. To those people I say, it is not my assessment, but the Lord's. I have only been given the opportunity to see the truth of it in ways that many have not.

To those grieving in Norway tonight, my deepest and most heartfelt condolences again. You are in my prayers and in my heart as I contemplate the evil that has touched you today. May the Lord be with you in your sorrow. In the coming days may He comfort you and may you rise above your worst selves to wrest some good out of this tragedy.

For those who are looking to cast blame, I urge you to wait until all the facts are in.

"And the LORD smelled a sweet savour; and the LORD said in his heart, I will not again curse the ground any more for man's sake; for the imagination of man's heart is evil from his youth; neither will I again smite any more every thing living, as I have done."~ Gen 8:21

"Wherefore the law was our schoolmaster to bring us unto Christ, that we might be justified by faith. But after that faith is come, we are no longer under a schoolmaster. For ye are all the children of God by faith in Christ Jesus. " ~ Gal 3:24-26

Monday, July 4, 2011

Happy Independence Day!

Independence Day. What does it mean? Officially the fourth of July marks the day this nation declared it's independence from England. It was a declaration that we were going to form our own nation because England was not fulfilling its' duties towards us. That's what the bulk of the declaration of Independence is, a list of the grievances of the colonies against their homeland.

It was a list that contained far more than the simple "taxation without representation" that was thrown to us in school when I was a girl. I wonder how many Americans will take the time, today, to read the entirety of that document to their children? I wonder how many will look at that list of grievances and note that many of them are stunningly appropriate to be said about our current federal government?

"He has abdicated Government here, by declaring us out of his Protection and waging War against us." Seems to be appropriate for the people of Arizona who are being denied federal enforcement of immigration laws and denied also the ability to enforce their own laws.

"For depriving us in many cases, of the benefits of Trial by Jury" This would seem to apply to the case of the TSA's invasive and unconstitutional searches and seizures at airports, bus and train stations and now, even random searches of private vehicles.

"He has erected a multitude of New Offices, and sent hither swarms of Officers to harrass our people, and eat out their substance." Can anyone say Czar? Or obamacare?

"He has combined with others to subject us to a jurisdiction foreign to our constitution, and unacknowledged by our laws; giving his Assent to their Acts of pretended Legislation" Why are we in Libya again? And how dare Mr. Obama, in acting as the Commander in Chief of a voluntary military turn over the command of that military to a foreign body? (NATO)

"For taking away our Charters, abolishing our most valuable Laws, and altering fundamentally the Forms of our Governments" Does anyone remember a campaign promise to "fundamentally transform" our government and nation? It is the job and place of the president of these united states to MAINTAIN and PRESERVE our form of government, not to transform it. Yet, the people, through greed, ignorance, apathy or a combination of those and others voted for this man.

Yes, Happy Independence Day to all, but while you are celebrating, remember that we are facing a crisis in our republic. A crisis that may leave our children, grandchildren and great grandchildren paying for our greed, ignorance and apathy.

We celebrate, today, the efforts of men who chose to make the sacrifices they did so that we could have independence and freedom. They left it to us to maintain and preserve this nation through constant vigilance and the education of our young people in the form and maintenance of this republic. We must not shirk our duties now, when so many have paid so high a price. We can preserve our republic and we must. The alternative is not to be considered except with sorrow and shame.

(On a personal note, the horseback photos used in this post are photos I took years ago of two dear friends. They took risks and died young, as the result of some of those risks. We all acknowledge that freedom is not free. Freedom is not safe either, and may we all be bold enough to grasp the risks with both hands and be willing to pay the price. I could wish they were still with us, but not at the expense of their freedom to make such choices. My world is better for having had them in it. R.I.P John and Johnny. I look forward to meeting you again, and my thanks to Jesus Christ for making it possible.)
"So likewise ye, when ye shall have done all those things which are commanded you, say, We are unprofitable servants: we have done that which was our duty to do. " ~ Luke 17:10

Tuesday, June 28, 2011

After the Cross

Join me on Wednesday's show for an interview with Mike Lynch. He is the co-author, with Brandon Barr of a new, fast paced book that will keep you on the edge of your seat.

The book is "After the Cross", a tale of two archaeologists chasing a legendary Biblical artifact.

"And when the people were gathered thick together, he began to say, This is an evil generation: they seek a sign; and there shall no sign be given it, but the sign of Jonas the prophet."~ Luke 11:29

Thursday, June 16, 2011

Big Sarge Could Use a Hand

If you're able to listen to CP and Annieb's Blog Talk Radio show tonight, please do so. If not Here's a link to Big Sarge's site. Americans are the most generous people on Earth. Here's a chance to take care of our own.

"Then shall the King say unto them on his right hand, Come, ye blessed of my Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world:

For I was an hungred, and ye gave me meat: I was thirsty, and ye gave me drink: I was a stranger, and ye took me in:

Naked, and ye clothed me: I was sick, and ye visited me: I was in prison, and ye came unto me.

Then shall the righteous answer him, saying, Lord, when saw we thee an hungred, and fed thee? or thirsty, and gave thee drink?

When saw we thee a stranger, and took thee in? or naked, and clothed thee?

Or when saw we thee sick, or in prison, and came unto thee?

And the King shall answer and say unto them, Verily I say unto you, Inasmuch as ye have done it unto one of the least of these my brethren, ye have done it unto me." ~ Matt 25:34-40

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Just a Quick Visit and Entitletown

When I go to visit my family in Madison, I like to visit the capital as well. It gives me the opportunity to talk to my legislators(if they are in - it helps if you call or e-mail first)This trip was no different. So, for those of you who are farther away from Madison, here is a quick rundown and some photos of my visit to the capital. (capitol/capital, I can never remember which one is the proper one to refer to the building itself.)

To start, I wanted to see the "tent city" that the inhabitants have dubbed Walkerville, but that conservatives refer to as Entitletown. As you can see, it's not too imposing. That may be because of the lovely thunderstorm that went through the evening before, or this may be the size it always was. (I'm assuming that those tents I saw had been taken down and put up again after the storm passed through, because with the tornado warnings and the hail, it would take a really stupid person to stay in a tent when they had better shelter available.)

The sign said "Welcome to Walkerville pop: awesome". I don't doubt they were motivated by some degree of self interest as they had signs and other supplies available for the "campers".

"Solidarity City" was next in line. these folks seemed to be truly enjoying their stay.

And the last group was on the next block up. There were no tents on the capital grounds, for which I was thankful.

This is where the drummer was sitting for a short bit before I snapped the photo. I suspect he or one of his fellow war protesters were responsible for the noise complaint call from Mrs. Risser. (Yes, that would be Mrs. Fred Risser, wife of one of the fleebaggers.)

There was also the usual unique types of people common to Madison. (I would kind of like to see a kitty circus.)

I saw no chalked messages on the sidewalks.

And the lawns seem to be recovering.

While I still had to go through the metal detector, the atmosphere was markedly different. There were signs posted on the doors and near the security screening area, but they were helpful and informative signs to let visitors know what is and is not allowed in the building.

It was lighter and much closer to the dignified and welcoming feel of pre-protest visits.

A far more amenable atmosphere in which the actual business of the building may take place.

Even though the day I visited was overcast, the rotunda still felt much airier and lighter than on the day I visited towards the end of the protests which had been a bright and sunny day. I've always enjoyed standing under the rotunda dome and lookiing up. If you happen to be visiting Madison, stop in and see your legislators. They are, for the most part, personable and polite when they disagree with you and downright welcoming when they agree or are looking for input before making up their mind how to vote. It's a participatory process, folks. Participate. You'll be glad you did.

"And thy renown went forth among the heathen for thy beauty: for it was perfect through my comeliness, which I had put upon thee, saith the Lord GOD." ~ Eze 16:14