Bob Livingston Archive
Bob Livingston is an ultra-conservative American who has been writing a newsletter since 1969. Bob has devoted much of his life to research and the quest for truth on a variety of subjects. Bob specializes in health issues such as nutritional supplements and alternatives to drugs, as well as issues of privacy (both personal and financial), asset protection and the preservation of freedom. Email this author.
How quickly our lives can change. On Thursday the discussions were about public sector unions, Charlie Sheen’s public meltdown, the growing instability in the Middle East and Congress’ lip service to meaningful government cuts.
Have you been faced with the markers for heart disease? Some you can’t avoid such as age, family history, gender or race. But try to work on risk factors you CAN change such as smoking habits… high cholesterol levels… lack of exercise… added pounds… and unbalanced blood sugar levels. Also look into packing your diet […]
Dear Bob, I am a current subscriber to your newsletter (The Bob Livingston Letter™), and need some advice because of what I read in your recent article about Obama possibly confiscating retirement funds. I am 62 years old, still working and earn $60,000 a year. I have ten more years to pay on my house. […]
The weather and inflation are leading to an explosion in prices and civil strife. Wheat prices have doubled in seven months, corn has increased more than 90 percent and soybeans have surged more than 55 percent. The fear of inflation is not child’s play. Read this article to learn the effects of inflation…
There has been a lot of talk recently from political elites and pundits about “incivility” in political discourse. They talk as if this incivility is a recent phenomenon.
The protests in Wisconsin over Governor Scott Walker’s attempts to reign in government spending on its public employees’ pensions and healthcare is a prime example of the lack of civility they are talking about—though you don’t hear much about it because it’s not Tea Party activists liberty-stealing acts of government that are protesting, but union thugs trying to force their will on a governor elected to scale back government costs. But many videos posted on YouTube show protesters screaming at opponents and members of the media, with much name calling, expletives and even pushing, shoving and mild violence thrown in.
Of course, name-calling, expletives, ad hominems and physical attacks are the refuge of the ignorant. It’s a convenient fallback position for those unable or unwilling to defend their positions with facts.
It is also a common practice of the ignorant to automatically assign evil motives to a person or group expressing a counter opinion. Many reach the conclusion that any person or any group that disagrees politically or philosophically is somehow bad and intends to inflict as much harm or heartache as possible on their opponents.
Continue reading to learn Thomas Jefferson’s views of incivility in political discourse.
If any remain under the delusion that the government doesn’t work covertly and break its own laws to achieve its own nefarious ends, that delusion should be dispelled once and for all with revelation by a Federal agent that the United States Justice Department ordered agents to sit idly by as weapons were smuggled into Mexico for use by drug cartels and criminal gangs.