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The Presidential Communication Breakdown

July 9, 2011 by  

Ben Crystal

is a 1993 graduate of Davidson College and has burned the better part of the last two decades getting over the damage done by modern-day higher education. He now lives in Savannah, Ga., where he has hosted an award-winning radio talk show and been featured as a political analyst for television. Currently a principal at Saltymoss Productions—a media company specializing in concept television and campaign production, speechwriting and media strategy—Ben has written numerous articles on the subjects of municipal authoritarianism, the economic fallacy of sin taxes and analyses of congressional abuses of power.

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  • NT1938

    The Republican Party and the Tea Party are pulling a Natzi 1932 take over of the government. They do not want the wealthy to have to pay their fair share for their raiding of taxes revenue under the Bush Administration. They do not want the courts to enforce Fiduciary laws that were used in 1919 to force Ford Motor company to distribute excess retained earnings to the stockholders. They want the large companies to continue to hoard earnings increase prices under the guise of increased costs not taken place, and the continued over payment of executives of large corporations. The judges do not want to have to withdraw from fiduciary lawsuits, because they received inside information and it will be pointed out to them.
    Are the Republicans going to continue to talk BIG and cover up their support of burning the national Houses of Congress, as the Natzi did to control the German national government. Are they going to use the poor facists minorities to rob and kill the public to be able to survive with no jobs. Are they going use their fascist followers to support the attempted conviction of a citizen without enough evidence and due process of law. In the present political situation, it is amazing that a jury refused to convict a person without enough evidence. Most foreign immigrants would have convicted without enough evidence and followed the government lawyers due toi their lack undedrstanding of a democratic system of laws. The government agencies (i.e., United States Postal Service) are hiring foreign immigrants because management can abuse them in the workplace without being charged with abussive management practices. This has been the situation in China when foreign companies use Chinese bosses to force more production from workers without pay.


    • Lee

      I find those that judge persons thoughts by spelling are usually sheep in thought, so I generally don’t do that. Even if it was to avoid some census on politically correct wording. I don’t buy into the 2 party system as the majority are like 2 sports teams who serve the same masters giving the illusion (and not very well, I might add) that there is a difference. So I will do away with the party bashing and continue on with an old idea, get rid of any unconstitutional laws, including the IRS and Federal Reserve. Get back to state power, cut back the politicians to serving the people and being above the rest of us. So much waste including this life time pension.

      • Bigred43

        I would also add, the States to pay our Senators and Congressmen salaries so they will start working for US rather than the lobby, pac or other faction offering the most money and perks!

        • david

          AMEN! Repeal the 17th Amendment, so Senators would be responsible to the Stae legisltors again. We lost an importnat “check and balance” tothe 17th Amendment

          • John

            Couldn’t agree more!

          • Janice

            You’re right! Let’s go back to the way the Founders designed it!

          • http://naver samurai

            I agree with you Janice. Let’s get back to the ways of our Christian founding and not the ways of secularism and globalism. Keep up the good fight, fellow patriots! FOR GOD AND COUNTRY!

          • Duane Hay

            This is great, nothing else to be said about it, time to act.

      • http://Moreexpensive,moreunknowproblems. Lewis Munn

        Spelling is not the most important thing in the world; however, really bad spelling generally shows a lack of education, and with all the schooling available, should be rare. Plus I look up spellings I am uncertain of in a nice fat dictionary that cost me just a few dollars in a used bookstore.

        Lack of education coupled with poor spelling makes it hard to follow ideas and understand them, at both ends of the dialog.

        That aside, your system sounds like lawlessness, unless I missed something. Local authorities make up laws as they go along, and the country as a whole has no commonality or even day-to-day consistency. Which, it seems to me, leads to fragmentation and other nations and groups gobbling America up piecemeal, taking over all the good parts.

        Can you explain how we can have a coherent country when we all worship differing political gods? Hard enough with two parties taking potshots at each other and at a new rival, and making contradictory claims, mostly unsupported when checked thoroughly.

        But your idea, I fear, leads to Balkanization, and enemies picking off all the good parts. Or did you manage to conceal your real practical proposal from my limited comprehension? Maybe try again?

        • Fred

          You are far to intellectual for anyone to slip something past your enormous comprehension.

      • Vic

        Lee, multi-party system is worse many times over. Consider this, you have two (or more) major party representations, not one large enough to constitute a majority. The rest of the seats belong to small and largely unpopular parties. Then, one of the major parties have to make a coalition with one or more small parties to have a said majority. Now small party present it’s demands to agree to enter the coalition and soon the agenda of this (again, small and unpopular) party goes into life in total disproportion with respect to the number of it’s voters.

        Imagine USA adopted multi-party system. Do you want (for example) moslem party to impose sharia as a price to enter into coalition with demorats? Or the amish party making everyone observe amish rules?


        Lee makes excellent points, to which I would like to add—have tort reform, our laws are made for lawyers by lawyers this is never happen as long as we keep electing the same old lawyers.

    • Klaus

      First of all, the only attempt at a Nazi style takeover is by liberal politicians like our President and his czars and his union thugs. That comes much closer to what you attribute to Republicans. As for Tea Party, that is not a political party at all, simply Americans that see what is really happening in our country. There is no hope for people like yourself, you would no doubt be happier in the old Soviet Union.

      • http://Moreexpensive,moreunknowproblems. Lewis Munn

        Good analysis.

      • mary poppins

        nt1938 is a typical liberal/scocialist/communist. ill bet he has a paid job to make posts, like the one nt1938 made here, on all conservatie/realist sites. nt1938 cant see there isnt any difference between the nazi (socialist) party and our current admin. its all programmed backward talk, night is day, black is white.

      • Vic

        Klaus, he has no clue. I wish to see him in the Soviet Union circa 1950, he’d be executed in less than a week…

      • JUKEBOX

        Guess who has more corporate aircraft at his 24 hour disposal than any other executive: BARAK OBAMA.

    • SJvet

      You just don’t have a very firm grip on reality.

    • charliepv

      You sound as if we still have a 2-party system. Not anymore, because both parties work for the International Bankers. However, I think I’d prefer fascism to the communism of the so-called Democratic Party.

      • Vic

        Fascism is exactly the same, buddy. There’s no difference except for the calling.

    • Bear

      BTW there is no “T” in Nazis. Learn to spell. No. 2 the Tea Party is not a Political party and, no. 3, there is no conspiracy between the Republican party and members of the Tea Party to “take over the government. There is a plan, however, to take back our country from the liberal progressives, better known as the Marxist/Communists, and restore America’s greateness and respect. That plan includes geting rid of Obama and anyone with like minded thinking. That just might include you. : )

      • Phillip

        Bear, You’re right, there is no “T” in Nazis, but there are 2 “t”s in getting. Misspelling bugs me too, but I liked your response.

        • Bear

          Way to go Phillip. I caught that too about a minute after I hit the submitttt butttton.

      • Bluebird1995


      • http://none Chris Allen

        Hallelujah! We do have people who can think with their brain and not with their back pocket!!!!!!!!

        • http://moxilla Ramb

          It was a relief to finally hear a few thinkers express some awareness of the principles we have inherited. Congratulations, to Chris, Phillip and Bear…the rest of you need to read The Federalist Papers and The Anti-Federalist Papers as well.

      • JUKEBOX

        There is one “T” in socialist, and that is what the Democrat party is representative of.

    • Luis Uribe

      REALLY/WOW never knew that u r so informative/quit eating those mushrooms.

    • Rick

      Just remember that whenever you point that finger at someone, you have three fingers pointed back at you.

    • meteorlady

      Where did you come from and why are you here on this site? You seem to be rather paranoid about things. I believe that the Liberals are more in line with your comment than Republicans. I also believe that what you are saying is more apt to George Soros than any other person in the world today.

      The two party system in general is bad. It is so manipulated that we are not free to have all candidates running for an office on the ballot. We only get the hand picked ones from each party. The Democratic party is more “rigged” than the Republic party is because the Democrats go ahead and let the Super Delegates pick the candidate if they don’t like what comes out of caucuses and primaries.

      • JUKEBOX

        Meteorlady, that guy must be sitting in the Oval Office with Barak & Plouf and they are all taking hits off that drug filled bong on the executive desk.

    • Millicent

      You don’t know what you are talking about. First of all the housing crisis happened because of giving mortgages to unqualified people. Thank Chris Dodd and Barney Frank for that, both Democrats. Jobs are not available thanks to Bill Clinton and his NAFTA agreement. Spending is spiraling out of control thanks to Obama and his horrendous health care bill among other things. He has stopped offshore drilling helping to drive oil prices up. Puhleeze get a grip. As for the Republicans they don’t care either. Both parties are giving this nation a royal screwing.

      • teapartier

        You are soooo correct! Both parties suck like an industrial vacuum. Of course, people deserve to get what they want in politics. And get it good and hard! ;}

    • Xmarine

      If you want to know what the left intends, it is only too easy to forecast.
      I find it amazing for useful idiots like this to attribute Natzi/Nazi to the Republican party, just a bit of info for you, Hitler’s party was the National Socialist party, sound familiar?
      All of the virtues your party espouses are in line with the belief’s of that crazy bastard.
      The conservative movement has started, it is going to leave a mark.

      • Bear

        Good points Xmarine, The only Nazis I see here in any arena is George Soros and his hand picks, which include the Clintons as well as the Obamas. Look at Soros’ history. Being a Jew himself, he changed his name from Schwartz to Soros to try to assimilate into a Christian society to escape the Nazi’s wrath and possible death. He then managed to meld into the Nazi movement where he actually helped the Nazis confiscate all property form the Jews and helped to put them into the concentration camps where they eventually were murdered. Why the hell wasn’t he on the list the Jews were hunting down for war crimes? He certainly does qualify.

        • http://none Chris Allen

          Amen !!!!!!!

          • Janice

            George Soros is a self-hating Jew, as was his mother. His motive seems to be that he should become King of the World!

    • Dntmkmecmoverther

      Your rant is the most delusional I have seen. And learn how to spell. Nazi is spelled without a ‘T’. You obviously are ignorant beyond a measure known to us today; no other comment.

    • jibbs

      It was 1933, not 1932. As for the Nazi comment, you must have missed my post a couple weeks ago! Stuff it! We are no where near being like them, my family lost several members fighting them, and we still have a few family friends with a number tattoed on their arm.
      To you sir, you need to do some research on who and what the Nazi’s did/wanted to do. Enough of this bs comparing them to us.

      You can shove that Nazi crap up your ying yang! Don’t forget to thank LBJ and the dems for moving SS into the general fund. The dems have had control for more than 50 of the last 80 years.
      You are now free to insert your foot!
      This letter makes it public knowledge that at the end of June 1968 — 4 months before GCA ’68 was enacted — Senator Thomas J. Dodd, now deceased, personally owned a copy of the original German text of the Nazi Weapons Law.
      If you want to compare political partys to Nazi’s, why did Sen. Thomas Dodd model the 1968 gun control act after the 1938 Nazi Weapons Law??

      For someone of your age, I would have thought you would be smarter and not say such stupid things. You just proved that “older” doe’s not mean smarter.

      Why did Dodd own the original German text of any Nazi law? Why did he make known that he owned it?

      The Library of Congress then had (and still has) the ’Reichsgesetzblatt’ in its collection. The Library of Congress translator, Dr. Solyom-Fekete, could easily have used the Library of Congress’ own copy.

      Any member of Congress who wanted to read the Nazi Weapons Law need only have asked for it to be produced from the shelves of the Library of Congress and for it to be translated by Library of Congress experts. Why should any member of Congress ever have owned the original German text of the Nazi Weapons Law?

      Without access to Tom Dodd’s personal papers, archived under his heirs’ control, we unfortunately cannot offer definite answers.

      Dodd could have acquired the German text of the Nazi Weapons Law during his time at Nuremberg. But he had no need to do so.

      Dodd did not personally handle the prosecution of Nazi Interior Minister Wilhelm Frick, who signed the Nazi Weapons Law. The case against Frick was presented by Robert M.W. Kempner, Assistant Trial Counsel for the United States (see ’Trial of the Major War Criminals before the International Military Tribunal,’ cited as TMWC, Vol. V, pp. 352-67, Nuremberg, Germany, 1947).

      Nor should the Nazi Weapons Law otherwise have come to Dodd’s attention. The Nazi Weapons Law was not used as evidence against Frick (see Kempner’s speech, TMWC, V, pp. 352-67 and ‘Index of Laws, Decrees, Orders, Directives, and the Administration of Justice in Nazi Germany and Nazi Dominated Countries’, TMWC, Vol. XXIII, pp. 430-33). The Nazi Weapons Law is not listed among documents submitted as evidence to the Tribunal by the American prosecutors (see Vol. XXIV, pp. 98-169).

      The prosecutors at Nuremberg doubtless knew of the Nazi Weapons Law. They probably saw it in the ’Reichsgesetzblatt.’ On the same day that Nazi Interior Minister Frick signed the Weapons Law, March 18, 1938, he signed another law governing security measures in newly annexed Austria. This law concerning Austria appeared in the ‘Reichsgesetzblatt’ — directly in front of the Weapons Law — and was introduced into evidence at Nuremberg (’Reichsgesetzblatt’ 1938, I, p. 262; the Nazi Weapons Law was published in the same volume, p. 265; see TMWC, Vol. V, p.358 for reference to law concerning Austria).

      Thus, the Nazi Weapons Law appeared to have no historical merit at Nuremberg and should not have attracted anyone’s notice, certainly not to the extent of causing anyone to want to keep a copy of it as a separate document.

      If Dodd got his copy of the original German text of the Nazi Weapons Law during his time at Nuremberg, it likely was part of a collection of documents, for example, issues of the ’Reichsgesetzblatt’.

      But if he acquired the original German text of the Nazi Weapons Law after his service at Nuremberg, he must have done so for a very specific reason. The Nazi Weapons Law plainly did not figure at Nuremberg.

      We may safely conclude it had little, if any, interest for those interested in the history of the Nazis’ rise to power. For example, the Nazi Weapons Law is not mentioned at all in William L. Shirer’s very thorough study of Nazi Germany, ’The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich’ (Simon and Schuster, New York, 1950).

      At the hearings held by Dodd’s subcommittee at the end of June 1968, Rep. Dingell had objected to the firearms registration provision then being discussed. Dodd may have offered his copy of the Nazi Weapons Law to show that the specific proposal did not resemble anything in the Nazi law.

      He may not have realized that he was revealing a broader truth; that the whole fabric of GCA ’68 was based on the Nazi Weapons Law, even if the specific registration proposal was not so based.

      Alternatively, Dodd may not have cared whether or not anyone knew that he had the German text of the Nazi Weapons Law. He doubtless knew that months would pass before the hearing record was printed and so generally available for scrutiny. Thus, even if anyone then noticed the parallels between the two laws, the bill would already have become law.

      Rep. Dingell does not appear to have pursued the matter: the firearms registration provision was not included in GCA ’68. The Congress was stampeded on “gun control” by public enthusiasm. Martin Luther King had been murdered on April 4, 1968, and Robert F. Kennedy had been murdered on June 6, 1968.

      We are not the first to have seen this hearing record. But we appear to be the first to have recognized its importance. This hearing record suggests strongly that the late Senator Thomas J. Dodd (D-CT) himself implanted the Nazi Weapons Law into American law, or, at very least, helped others to do so.

      Now you know the ugly truth about the roots of GCA ’68. But you need to see — with your own eyes — the hard evidence of the Nazi roots of “gun control” in America presented in “Gun Control”: Gateway to Tyranny.

      If you want to destroy “gun control”, you can use this book to do it.

      The Nazi Weapons Law of March 18, 1938, cleared the way for World War II and Nazi genocide against the Jews, Gypsies and 7,000,000 other people.

      • Jim Cumber

        “You are now free to insert your foot!” Better he should open mouth, REMOVE foot, change socks!

    • John

      I am sorry that you are so misinformed about the government, and how it was supposed to work. There is no such thing as a fair share in taxes. If you enjoy paying taxes, please continue to do so. I have a different belief. Unlike you, I have fought the concept of big government, which can only be continued by high taxes. The government produces nothing, it operates in the red, it costs money, and it trys to control the lives of individuals. That is Europe’s way, and the reason our founding fathers left, and wrote the constitution the way they did. The only facist in this equation are Liberals who want a nanny state. Please gather your belongings and move to a country where you can be looked after, and leave the individual thinkers alone so we can shrink the size of government, and rebuild a great nation.

      • jim deffendall

        well said

      • NotInChicagoNow

        John, you are right on the money. Even though I live in ILL, (yes, 2 LLs, because BOTH are required because of the weaselly DemonCrat-pushed and lying gun laws), WHAT is the Fed supposed to do except protect us from foreign invasion? Oh, wait, Mexico? THEYR’E NOT EVEN DOING THAT! And they’re about to give our guns (GUARANTEED BY THE CONSTITUTION} to the Gov’t. How do you take over a People? First disarm them. Look at Nazi Germany, and any country that has been taken over by the “Government!”

    • EddieW

      The problem has been the two parties are joined at the top…like a pyramid! We need people who will stand strong for the Constitution!! regardless of “party” affiliation! Hopefully the TEA party can accomplish that, but I would prefer a Constitutional Party!! The Republicans turned into a “good old boy” network, and want to keep it!! We need to get rid of a lot of bad republicans in our senate and house!! Since CFR has been running this country for the last 20 years, we need people who will not take orders from them!! Obozo, our Liar in Chief’s entire cabinet was CFR!!

      • sid

        the “TEA” grows everyday, more, and more people realize, about the only politicians, that “DO WHAT THEY SAY”, are tea’s!!! i’m an independent, i don’t like republicans, i depise socialism, but i’m growing very fond of the tea movement!!! “LONG LIVE THE USA, AND THE CONSTITUTION”!!!

      • Jim Cumber

        There IS a Constitution Party! Look it up on the internet. You are CORRECT about the CFR, which started during Woodrow Wilson’s “watch”…that was over 90 years ago, NOT 20 years ago! See Carroll Quigley’s “Tragedy and the Hope” or W Cleon Skousen’s “Naked Capitalist” for more details on the CFR.

      • JC

        EddieW says:
        July 9, 2011 at 11:12 am
        The problem has been the two parties are joined at the top…like a pyramid!
        Yep! They’re both owned by the Federal Reserve.

    • sid

      first off, get a job, and if your one of the socialists, who do work, at what point higher then you, do you consider someone “RICH”? i’ve seen libs, who make 300g’s a yr, consider, people who make more, as “RICH”. and lets just say, you fall in the “RICH” catagory, how long will you stand there,and let them fleece you? why is it hard to find a job, in the USA, when the rest of the world takes “OUR” jobs? unions have destroyed, the one thing they were formed for, the employees backs!!! eventually, the “RICH” class, will dwindle down to the chosen few, who run the country, and all that considered themselves middle class, will become “UPPER LOWER CLASS GARBAGE”!!! its never worked anywhere before, not in the present, ask cuba, venezuela, and numerous other countries, and not in the future. and please don’t say sweeden, most people are not dancing in the streets, by the “SPREADING” of their wealth. do your homework, and GOOGLE!!!

    • Void1972

      I hate to agree with you on the so called republican party, but I do. These RINOs who are running are the same controlled, corrupt anti-Americans as are in the democratic party. Both parties lead us to where we are now. It’s time for a change.
      Ron Paul is the only candidate that is not a member of the CFR and the Tri-Lateral commission. He is the only hope left for our Constitution.
      If another republican is elected, Americas demise will be slower then another 4 years of the obama, but will still end the same way.
      Ron Paul is Americas only hope, but without the support of congress, his term would also be futile.
      The bottom line will be the total collapse of our economy to be followed by a civil war, to be followed by the takeover of our once great nation by Communist China.
      The New World Order is on it’s way. One world Communism will rule the earth until Christ returns.
      Then and only then will humans be free.
      Your thought on the republicans are almost correct, but you still don’t understand that the democrats are even more corrupt then the RINOS. Obama is a true NAZI, as you will see with his next false flag operation.
      The Blacks are the new communist in America, and they are doing everything in their ignorant power to destroy what is left of her.
      Read “To Eliminate the Opiate” to understand the truth of who is in control.
      Educate yourself for a few more years on real issues that are going on. Stop watching your ignorant TV shows, and listening to rap music. These things are making your brain very weak. You are truly just a sheep waiting to be slaughtered.
      Keep your faith in God. Spend much time with your family, keep at least 6 months supply of food and water and medical supplies on hand.
      God Bless America, and those who fight for her!!!!

      • Jim Cumber

        Actually, the church to which I belong is led by prophets (see Amos 3:7 and Ephesians 4:11-16) who advise a full YEAR’S supply of stored food and essentials.

      • http://none Chris Allen

        Well said. Where are all the rest of the red blooded Americans who believe in prayer and God? I fear that they have their heads in the sand.

    • raygun

      WHAT!! WOW!! Where did this IDIOT come from?? Europe?? What America needs to ask is: What part of the EU did you come from, the part whose ass we kicked or the part whose ass we saved?? If you hate democracy so much, go to the EU, Cuba, China or North Korea.

    • jim

      OK which of you jokers hid nuts medication again. Cut that out…

    • guest on this planet

      you must be one of obamas demonrats

    • tk

      are you sure you aren’t talking about the new USofA since Obama took over by paying each voter $400 for their vote. you seem to have a very short memory

    • Ned

      Do you think you could pack in more lies per column inch if you tried a little harder?

      Won’t they let you write for anymore?

    • Myron

      Your an Idiot, 1st of all, its spelled N.A.Z.I., 2nd the Nazis were pro-big government socialists, just like their Communist counterparts. The idea that the American Conservatives are the equivalent to the Nazis is a BIG FAT-ASS LIE that the liberals created in an effort to justify their own Communist-like behavior.

    • CJM

      Who put the sour milk in your cheerios? The Republicans and Tea Party members are nazi’s? What a twit you are.

    • SittingMooseShaman

      …you!@#$%^&*()!! FOOL!!!
      TO BE A “NAZI” YOU MUST BE A EURASIAN SOCIALIST!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
      The Republican Party, “Tea Party”& etc are not, Not, NOT!!! Socialist!!!
      NAZI: “NAtionalsoZIalistische” …you collaborateur pig!
      The so-called, “Democratic” party(Obama & Co.) holds to a FORIEGN DOCTRINE:An elitist interpretation of Karl Marxs,’ “Communist Manifesto” OVER the Articles and Amendments of the U.S. Constitution.
      By using “presidential orders” and other subversion through bureaucratic decree and support from Nazi fed/state ‘judges’- The Democrat-Nazi Party desires to overthrow the U.S. Constitution and secure the W.H., Congress and the SCOTUS plus control of police depts through union manipulation…Obama’s loosing union support, too! Ha-hah-hh-hh! Union guys are made up of IIAmendment people- Dem-Nazis loose-out right there! Your House-of-Cards is falling right before your beady LITTLE eyes! This is NOT Eurasia! We ARE AMERICA!!(“This IS Sparta!” heh,heh…) Even those in the inner-city are seeing how you Dem-Nazis have turned- and use, through deliberate policy- the American ‘inner-city’ as ‘hidden-in-plain-sight’ concentration camps; Using the U.S. economy and D.C. economic ‘polic(e)-y’ as the ‘barbed-wire.’ Gangs keep ‘control’ of the ‘hood and police keep ‘control’ of the gangs… An old, old trick once used by kings and war-lords to master their populations. Democrat-Nazis attempt the use of[social-engineering]from college elites to control the wealth and poverty levels. Then, through welfare programs(pogroms)- plan to gain the obeisance of the ‘poor.’ This IS “NAZI!”
      I do not necessarily support any capitalist. However, I do believe in the American RIGHT to engage in “Free Enterprise.”
      The Right to Life and LIBERTY! You fascist LYING swine-rat Marxist foreigner!!
      Fascism IS: The CONTROL of a society; Its’ Industrial base,civic, banking and ECONOMY through a CENTRALISED BODY. This is Marxism!
      NAZI is a socialist interpretation of Marxism- Hardly the thing a rich-person would do!
      Cept’n Ayers or Soros’ who believe in a Nazi oligarchy to ru(i)n The USA…
      Your ways ARE enmity to America and Her Constitution!!!
      AND ME…

    • http://naver samurai

      First of all, you sound like your missing something. I know, it’s a brain. Second, The GOP are not Nazis. Remember how the word socialist is part of their title, “The German Socialist Workers Party?” You left wing extremists just can’t get anything right. You talk about the rich paying their fair share? OMG, you mean the top 5% wage earners paying between 75% – 95% of all tax monies collected isn’t enough? I think I hear yopur mother calling. Its time to go back down into the basement. FOR GOD AND COUNTRY!

    • JC

      You’re obviously very confused.
      Justice dictates that taxation is immoral for all classes.
      User fees imposed on various products and services in amounts sufficient to maintain a Justice System, Civil Police Force, a Military to defend the borders and a Constitutionally Limited Government.
      In this way we have what we need for basic infrastructure and everyone is free to choose which services they will use, and pays equally.

      Liberalism and Neo-Conservatism are enemies of the American way.
      Both are based on Communism and are leading us like lambs to slaughter towards…”Globalism”.

      End the Fed and Restore the Republic.

    • NotInChicagoNow

      Pleeeze don’t be stupid. The massive Fed Gifts to the Chrysler and GM mismanagers were only to save the UAW contracts-in-place. If the “companies” would have gone down when they should have due to crappy management,ALL those contracts would have been up for review. What do you think would have been the outcome? Everyone saying that they need MORE money for turning a nut? Or just for being standing there? The outrage by the public would have been LOUUUD and rightly so!How much smarts does it take to turn a nut until a torque wrench goes “click.” You can buy your own torque wrench for the price of a case of beer.

    • Sovereign4Ever

      I consider myself to be a Constitutional Conservative who is VERY concerned with the direction our country has moved since Wilson’s presidency, with each administration (Republican & Democrat) moving us further & further away from our Constitution & the freedoms enumerated in the Bill of Rights.

      It is for these reasons that I became a Tea Party participant who votes as an Independent (I’m ashamed to say I naively voted for Carter and proud to say I voted for Reagan. I even voted for Perot, W, & Baldwin.) That you would say, “The Republican Party and the Tea Party are pulling a Natzi 1932 take over of the government”, while giving the Dems a pass, I find totally ignorant & inflammatory. Shame on you!

    • Karen

      It is a shame that people like you are so blinded to the truth! Obama is a fraud and so are the rest of his goons!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I can’t believe that you can’t open your eyes to the truth!

  • Nunchuck

    First where to start…perhaps on your inability to spell “Nazi” correctly, which caused me to summarily dismiss practically everything you said. It’s obvious that you are completely clueless about global economics and the fact that here in the 21st century, there is a global economy and competition for goods and services exists at the global level.

    Yes, let’s go ahead and tax the big businesses out of existence so that unemployment reaches 50, say 75 or maybe even 80%. Real Smart. I suppose that you are blissfully unaware that foreign countries don’t charge businesses that will be creating jobs in their countries any tax at all? I thought not. In case you are wondering about the mass exodus of jobs/businesses from THIS country, it could be that our 35% tax rate on corporations is pretty burdensome, onerous, and automatically places a business at a competitive disadvantage before they produce their first product.

    But…please…don’t let me interfere with your perfectly good rant with boring old facts, now. I mean, you’ve got quite a head of steam built up there. But alas, what is steam except condensation and hot air?

    • Bear

      Nunchuck, Thank you for confirmation of my thoughts.

    • texastwin827

      Nunchuck, I disagree two of your comments, even though you are close.

      “here in the 21st century, there is a global economy and competition for goods and services exists at the global level.”

      “In case you are wondering about the mass exodus of jobs/businesses from THIS country, it could be that our 35% tax rate on corporations is pretty burdensome, onerous, and automatically places a business at a competitive disadvantage before they produce their first product.”

      WE have NO global economy…foreign countries, thanks to the US, have a “global” economy. For too long, companies have been allowed to export jobs, with no consideration to what it is doing to Americans and our economy. This so called “Global Economy” has ONE GOAL. To destroy all middle classes in any country fortunate to have one!

      Those workers in 3rd world are so thankful that they actually have a paycheck (albeit a small one..but better than zero) they aren’t going to “buck the system”, making them easy to control. The ultimate goal, is to do the same thing to the middle class, here in the US, thus making us “easier to control. The old adage “you don’t bite the hand that feeds you” comes to mind.

      The middle class in America is being destroyed by 1) exportation of jobs (that Amercians CAN & WILL do) and 2) allowing illegals (from every country but primarily Mexico) to come in, without fear of being deported, because they drive down the wages in the fields that Americans work in…like construction, meat packing, etc.

      Anyone who believes they only “take the jobs Americans won’t do”, like busboys, maids,ag workers, isn’t living in reality. Drive by any construction job, here in Texas….the majority of the workers will be Mexican and I can promise you, the most, if not all of them, are illegals. At best, the Foreman MIGHT be a Mexican American (because he speaks both English & Spanish) but he also MIGHT be an illegal who has grown up here (like the one we just executed) because he & his family has been here, undisturbed, for several decades.

      NT1938…you need a reality check! BOTH parties are destroying this country, not just one! They all have the same agenda. The only difference in them, is simply which group of people they attempt to influence, to gain their power from.

      • 50s cars

        The greatest reason jobs actually leave the USA is the Hassle factor. The EPA, the EEOC, ADA, just to name but a very few. the 35% tax on profits is just the straw that tips the scale. Average corporate profits, including oil companies, is about 4% of sales, so 35% of 4% is 1.4% of revenue. However, in addition to the Feds, the local taxation and rules are enough to drive a business owner or manager out of his mind, so when someone offers a way to avoid the regulatory crap that actually does take up his time, he takes the offer. The USA is still the largest manufacturing country in the world. I don’t know what we make, because you don’t find much of it at Walmart, but the dollar value of manufactured goods in this country is actually a larger percent of GDP than it was in 1950. True, manufacturing employement numbers have decreased, but that is called “PRODUCTIVITY”, no shipping jobs overseas.

        • JC

          yep! Just plain…”Too damned much Government”.

  • James

    That’s one of the great things about America, we even give the crazies their say.

    • http://Moreexpensive,moreunknowproblems. Lewis Munn

      Amen, James!

      Ever I get to make comments!!

  • Audie

    What??!! I learned long ago that those that scream the loudest and raise these kinds of concerns a just revealing their own tactics.

    Thanks for sharing!

  • John R. Harbison

    JESUS–NT1938—I got on to early this morning

  • Joe

    Poor NT1938 is apparently dyslectic — he keeps writing “Republican” when he obviously means “democrat”

  • Ellen

    NT1938, Your rant about Republicans and taxes is incorrect. Our biggest problem is our ‘anti poverty’ programs. Initially, they caused trickle up poverty, but we’ve progressed to gushing up poverty. 40% of all babies born each year in the US are born into Medicaid/poverty. Why? Because our welfare laws encourage and enable that. The upper middle class is labeled wealthy by our foolish president who keeps proclaiming that people who make $200,000 per year are millionaires and billionaires. I’d like to say that is the most moronic thing he has said, but he has said so many moronic things it’s too hard to pick the most ridiculous. Forget complaining about taxes because the ‘rich’ already pay far more than their fair share and the govt always spends far more than they collect. Further, 50% of ‘taxpayers’ don’t pay taxes at all. You can’t run a society where most people don’t pay at all and, instead, collect from the govt. We need to drastically cut govt spending and we need welfare reform to limit welfare immediately. We don’t need tax increases.

    • http://Moreexpensive,moreunknowproblems. Lewis Munn

      Good comments, Ellen.

      • http://naver samurai

        I second that motion. FOR GOD AND COUNTRY!

    • Bluebird1995

      Amen. We need more real common sense in Washington. We are starting to get it in the state capitals.

    • moonbeam

      we also need to stop illegals from all over the world coming here and collecting an SSI check. Case in point:

      My sister’s husband’s brother came here from Jamaica, worked 4 1/2 years and now gets a check for $650/month for his “bad back”. He is not a citizen of the USA. He has received more than he has put in.

      Here’s another:

      A man brought his mom here from the Ukraine. She did her 3 years residency and became a citizen. She gets a check every month from a fund she put nothing into simply because she is of retirement age.

      This is just some of the crap that needs to stop. People can come here from any country in the world and get a check, courtesy of the US Taxpayer.

      I personally know of a person (US born) who gets a check for being bipolar schizophrenic. Has said right in front of me “Everyday is a play day for me.” Spends all day drinking beer and smoking weed, has about 5 free cell phones gotten from various programs, gets food stamps, which she sells. Her live-in boyfriend gets food stamps too. Gaming the system like you wouldn’t believe.

      As for me? I have to work my rear end off to support all of the above. I could use some free services myself, but get told “NO, Not eligible.”

      I have considered changing my last name to Gonzolez or maybe Ramirez and having about 10 babies so I can get food stamps, medical care and a CHECK! Seems the way to go these days and appears to be quite profitable.

      My fellow Americans, this is your tax dollars at work and why there will be nothing left when you retire! Oh, my bad. I forgot. The gov’t wants you to work until you are 70 and walking bent over to pay for all the illegals who come here and get a check right off the freaking bat.

      • CJM

        Honest, hard-working seniors who paid into the system (SS and Medicare) their entire working lives do NOT qualify for many of the programs that young folks get. A senior citizen receiving $900 (and less) in social security can receive no more than $10/month food stamps or doesn’t qualify at all. My mother was told she had to apply every month for the grand total of $10 in food stamps; her income was $800/month. And did you know that a senior who is still paying on a mortgage CANNOT make interest deductions on their tax return because social security benefits “do not represent an income” according to the IRS? That if a senior citizen needs State welfare assistance, they literally have to sign their property over to the State in order to receive anything? And if they have any savings, those savings must be reduced to the magic number of $5,000 (which must be designated as burial funds) to ‘qualify’ for welfare assistance? Yet an illegal alien or a citizen who never worked a day in their life gets it all. Some government, huh.

      • Void1972

        I was just informed tonight, by a Homeland security agent, that for the past two years, we the tax payer have been taking care of tens of thousands of Indian, Chinese and Spanish women in their last term of pregnancy. They fly here in their final month and get the finest hospital care in the world, at our expense. I also understand The child is now a US citizen and receives $1500 in social security check every month when they return home. If anyone has any info on this matter, please let me know about it. Thank you.

        • JC

          All part of the watering down of American culture in order to bring us into the “Globalist Fold”.
          We the People had better get very involved in stopping this BS and quick!

          • http://naver samurai

            100% agree. Working on that now. FOR GOD AND COUNTRY!

  • Betty Merry

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~H.U.H? This guy is looney!

    • http://naver samurai

      Ahhhhh such word play as to insult others and steal their rights. FOR GOD AND COUNTRY!

  • sean murrey ILLInio

    Troll alert Troll alert.

  • Wayne937

    Yes! it is time. It is time to fire Muslim Communist Obama in 2012. I would say impeach him now, but look at what we would get, Joe Biden, we would not want that either. So I guess we will just have to put up with it.

    • CJM

      Joe biden can be controlled; george soros and his puppet, odummberbummber, could be controlled, but our illustrious spineless incumbent congress refuses to heed the demands of the people. The spinless incumbents can also be controlled, but the States refuse to exercise their right to recall these malcontents.

  • cherOKeekid

    WOW! What a jolt of spit this early (CST) in the morning, NT1938! By the way, what does IT MEAN? Just curious, not that it has anything to do with anything. Where were you conceived? Actually, I got a good belly laugh which is great for the physique. BUT, on the other hand, are you posing to get us jump started this morning? Well, anyway, consider this: ALL OF CONGRESS, THE FED, BO & HIS MOB are putting on a grand play for we poor, poor citizens!!! Can anyone guess at the last ACT coming up?

    • rick


      I’m thinking NT1938 stands for “Nazi Troll (circa 1938)”.

      • Nunchuck

        Haha..good one! Thanks for the smile :)

      • independant thinker

        i think Nazi Trouper 1938 might be more accurate.

      • http://naver samurai

        Now, now, let’s go easy on him. He is just addicted to liberal crack and it has fried his little lib mind. FOR GOD AND COUNTRY!

  • don

    it don’t matter if you vote dem or rep. almost ass of them owe big money. why vote to tax business or wealthy when our crooked polititions have been bought off and owe. never happen. everyone needs to vote and change what happens every day in washington dc. go to the website obama deception and check it out. i’m sure there would be a lot of disturbed voters if they saw it.

    • http://Moreexpensive,moreunknowproblems. Lewis Munn

      Unfortunity, our educational system has been so badly corrupted that serious thinking is discouraged, and “fun” is emphasized.

  • Jay

    Polls show that a majority of Americans say that both the Republicans and Democrats are doing such a poor job representing the people that a new, third party is needed.

    I’ve repeatedly warned that there is a scripted, psuedo-war between Dems and Repubs, liberals and conservatives which is in reality a false divide-and-conquer dog-and-pony show created by the powers that be to keep the American people divided and distracted. See this, this, this, this, this, this, this, this, this and this.

    In fact, the Founding Fathers warned us about the threat from a two party system.

    John Adams said:
    There is nothing which I dread so much as a division of the republic into two great parties, each arranged under its leader, and concerting measures in opposition to each other. This, in my humble apprehension, is to be dreaded as the greatest political evil under our Constitution.

    George Washington agreed, saying in his farewell presidential speech:
    The alternate domination of one faction over another, sharpened by the spirit of revenge, natural to party dissension, which in different ages and countries has perpetrated the most horrid enormities, is itself a frightful despotism. But this leads at length to a more formal and permanent despotism. The disorders and miseries, which result, gradually incline the minds of men to seek security and repose in the absolute power of an individual; and sooner or later the chief of some prevailing faction, more able or more fortunate than his competitors, turns this disposition to the purposes of his own elevation, on the ruins of Public Liberty

    Without looking forward to an extremity of this kind, (which nevertheless ought not to be entirely out of sight,) the common and continual mischiefs of the spirit of party are sufficient to make it the interest and duty of a wise people to discourage and restrain it.

    It serves always to distract the Public Councils, and enfeeble the Public Administration. It agitates the Community with ill-founded jealousies and false alarms; kindles the animosity of one part against another, foments occasionally riot and insurrection. It opens the door to foreign influence and corruption, which find a facilitated access to the government itself through the channels of party passions. Thus the policy and the will of one country are subjected to the policy and will of another.

    There is an opinion, that parties in free countries are useful checks upon the administration of the Government, and serve to keep alive the spirit of Liberty. This within certain limits is probably true; and in Governments of a Monarchical cast, Patriotism may look with indulgence, if not with favor, upon the spirit of party. But in those of the popular character, in Governments purely elective, it is a spirit not to be encouraged. From their natural tendency, it is certain there will always be enough of that spirit for every salutary purpose. And, there being constant danger of excess, the effort ought to be, by force of public opinion, to mitigate and assuage it. A fire not to be quenched, it demands a uniform vigilance to prevent its bursting into a flame, lest, instead of warming, it should consume.

  • GenEarly

    Thanks Nit Wit 1938, All this time I had thought NAZI’s were National Socialists!
    A further understanding of the meaning of the “ONE” Obama might reveal the unification of Progressive Socialists Communists and Islam (with additional Nit Wits as the obligatory “useful idiots’)
    But you did get the dates right it is 1938-39 all over again.
    CYA Patriots, an evil wind this way blows.

  • Revilo

    There are two kinds of liberals:

    1. Those who lead the mob with their evil propaganda that engenders an emotional response from their Coolaid drinking followers.

    2. The Coolaid drinking mob who lack the common sense to realize they are being used and driven by their emotion do the bidding of their evil leaders.

    Most of the these followers have a heart but lack the common sense to realize that it is in the wrong place, I think NT1938 is in the second group.

  • Jack

    Solution Those who don’t pay taxes and or receive welfare lose the privilege to vote.

    • BruMan

      Kind of like that idea, no horse in the race, sit in the stands and watch until you can get back on a horse

    • Blueshoes


      I’m in perfect agreement with you but also add this. Anyone who works for the government in any capacity and is paid by the Tax Payers, should lose the privilege of voting because they would (as they do right now) vote for more benefits (welfare, pensions, unions and union dues, vacation pay, etc.) and especially the politicians which, according to the Constitution, should NOT be getting anything more or better than the tax payer (US Citizen, their “boss”).

      • Shibamom

        Your suggestion is a bit silly. Not everyone who works for the Gov’t
        votes the way you believe they do. I work for the Dept of the Navy
        & I care more about the health, security & uniqueness of this wonderful
        country than the things you described. Don’t get me wrong, like anyone
        else, I too have to look out for my retirement & health care but I won’t
        sacrifice my freedoms or anyone else’s to get it. I work with a lot of
        very intelligent, patriotic people who actually think about their votes.
        Many of them are very unhappy with Obama & the complete sham
        he & his minions have made of our sweet land. Why would anyone
        Advocate excluding tax paying citizens just because they work for the Gov’t? Kind of silly when think about it eh?

    • Bluebird1995

      I agree. If you are not supporting yourself, you should not be able to vote.

      • Jim Cumber

        There are some of us who have worked and paid taxes for over 40 years until struck down by ill health, and forced to apply for Social Security Disability, so we are living on money we’ve been paying into “the system” for DECADES! The proposals for this new “poll tax” seems to leave such “unfortunates” OUT OF THE GAME, despite the fact that some are “Iron Rod Constitutionalists”! The “Poll Tax” idea requires some modification to make it truly “fair”…

        • Blueshoes


          The last word you used in your post was “Fair”. Do you know anything about the “FairTax”?

          If we can get it instituted, it would abolish a slew of taxes and simplify the way EVERYONE is taxed. Check it out. There are videos explaining it at this site:

          As for receiving Social Security, that is NOT working for the government. If you worked, you were forced to “contribute” (that’s the government’s word {and I don’t mean the citizens of this great country but those who WE put in power to run it}) to Social Security. Therefor, you are entitled to receive it (although there is no guarantee by Washington) and not being allowed to vote does not apply in this regard. AND, if the FairTax were enacted, Social Security would be funded through it and would end the solvency issue.

      • Shibamom

        Oh by the way…as a Dept of Navy employee, I am subjected to & made
        To pay all Federal, State & locL taxes just like everyone else.
        Where the hell do you all get off on saying Gov’t workers don’t support
        themselves? Plus…I don’t have any power or any avenue to protest
        When the president declares a pay & hiring freeze which he has done.
        We are currently under a 2 yr pay freeze which will most likely be
        extended to 5 yrs & Lord knows when the hiring freeze will be lifted.
        So that leaves the rest of us to pick up the slack all the while knowing
        there will be no cost of living raise or anything else. But I choose to
        not be bitter cause at least I have a job. Don’t put all Gov’t workers in the same category. We’re not all alike in our morals, values, faith or integrity!

        • Blueshoes

          My my Shibamom,

          It started out that I was a bit silly to suggest all government employees not be given the right to vote but never said that you, as working for the Navy, should not get what pay increases were deemed fair. But you, in the next breath (your next post), start belly-aching about not getting Cost-Of-Living raises. Individuals who work in the private sector are NOT guaranteed by their individual employers, a Cost-Of-Living raise but you think YOU, as a “GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEE”, do. I rest my case.

        • http://naver samurai

          I think Bluebird was talking about people who receive welfare checks and don’t try to work or find a job. Don’t read to deeply into a post. This will save you embarrassment. FOR GOD AND COUNTRY!

    • jibbs

      Very well said Jack, yes, yes, yes……..HIGH FIVE!!!

    • Wayne937

      Jack, if you took those people away from the voting booth Obama would never have been voted in as the president in the first place.

  • Travis Wise

    For those of you who want a detailed explanation of what is happening in this country. Please read The Burden of bad ideas.
    by Heather Macdonald. You will come away with a new apppreciation of how we got where we are. More government is not the solution but the problem.

  • Bigred43

    Ben Crystal you are a Hoot! Keep up the good work, love your prospective of politics.

    • Robert Burns


      His perspective indicates an interesting skew, too.

      • http://naver samurai

        I see we have dipped into the lib kool aid today. FOR GOD AND COUNTRY!

  • Charles Vandersnick

    Excuse me, It’s way to early on a Saturday morning to listen to an Obama freak! This country needs to get back to the founding fathers principal ideas that this country “WAS” founded on God and Jesus Christ. All of our current problems stend from the fact that the people of the USA have totally gotten away from the blessings of God. Our founding fathers would just roll over in their graves if they knew what was up in the good old USA. I urge every one of you people here, to read Original Intent buy David Barton. You will see how far we have gotten away from God in the first few pages. People, this is not what our founding fathers fought and died for!
    Phillipians 4:13 says it all; I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.
    God will not bless this nation, untill this nation starts blessing and praising His name! Just think about who we have running this great country of ours. Barney Frank, Charlie Rangle, Nancy Pelosi, Harry Reid, Hillary Clinton, Joe Biden, Barrack Hussein Obama and thank my God and savior Jesus Christ that Mr Weiner left DC on his weinermobile. Thank you also “Glenn Beck” for your tireless work on waking up the patriots in this country.

    • Bluebird1995

      Progressives have been trying to train us and our kids to accept this kind of Government for the last 70 years. Thank God that quite a few of us were too stuborn to listen.
      The only teachers in public schools and colleges that are allowed to stay long enough to get tenure are the ones that toe the progressive party line, and kiss the Union’s behind. We need a National Right To Work Law. Then if an employee doesn’t want to be in a union, they wont lose their job.
      The polititians should remember that they work for us, we don’t work for them. As for term limits, we need to remove the lifetime retirement packages from their contracts first, then we can enact term limits.

      • Don

        Spot on Blurbird, you are so right !!

  • http://lib.alerts Joel

    You guys ever think that some staffer writes this crap just to see what you will say or how you will react?

    • Bluebird1995


    • Wayne937

      I’ll bet that Obama has his Zombies on here reporting back to him what we are saying. I hope he gets an ear full.

    • http://naver samurai

      Then it was successful with you. FOR GOD AND COUNTRY!


    I would like to see all business taxes repealed. A business, or corporation does not pay taxes. The taxes are simply passed along to comsumers, making yet another hidden tax that we all pay. If everyone was aware of all the taxes they have to pay, more pressure to lower taxes would be put on the politicians.

    • Blueshoes


      You ARE right but it’s difficult for Democrats to wrap their heads around that because of their ignorance. I’m saying Democrats because most “working class” are Democrats. The fact that ANYONE who has a job of any kind, in my opinion, should be considered the working class, as opposed to those on welfare or who do “manual” labor.

      I constantly listen to talk radio, every day and have learned a lot. A woman called in one time who said her grandmother, who was 82 years old, always voted for the Democrat candidate all her life. When the granddaughter asked why, it was because she didn’t know she could actually vote for a candidate of another party. I’m sure this woman is not the only one that believes that and votes that way for the same reason.

    • Wayne937

      Dispenser, your exactly right. Some folks cannot see this for some reason. The dick heads in Washington D.C. hope you are too dumb to see it. It’s just another way to rip you off twice so Congress Members can send more of your money to their own state buying themselves more votes. I am beginning to think that most voters are too dumb to vote. I just saw where the United Nations want 73,000,000,000,000. I hope you realize that 20 percent of this will come from the taxpayers pockets over the years. I also heard this AM, that Obama, (though HUD) had just given Acorn (they have a new name now around $80,000. Acorn was the organization that helped put this idiot Obama in the White House.

    • aces and eights

      May I add that when the government creates jobs as though they were a business, they have the ultimate advantage of not paying taxes and are at a competitive advantage to privately owned businesses.
      The real remedy is to privatize all government businesses including the Postal Service, and make them and all business tax exempt. Revenue would be generated at the consumer level as well as personal income taxes.

      In addition, impose a personal flat tax with no deductions permitted. This,in itself, should generate untold billions in revenue and make it easy for the taxpayer to file a return with little effort.

      • Blueshoes

        A & E,

        Click on this link and check out the FairTax:

        There are videos explaining what it is and how it would boost our economy and also rid us of ALL types of Income Taxes (and thousands of pages of Tax Code). Just think, you would no longer have to “Do Your Taxes!”, come April 15th. It would be “Just another day”.

  • EltonJ

    Politics in this country has run totally rampant.

  • Carlucci

    I posted this link yesterday, but in the event some may have missed it, here it is again:

    How about we vote these relentless parasites (a.k.a. democraps and repulsivecans) out of office?

    • Gayle

      Thanks Carlucci, I joined. I have been receiving International Living for the past several years and this is more informative and helpful. I’ve seriously thought about abandoning USA, but at the same time you folks on the right side keep me sane, as I love this Country and what it is suppose to stand for. Running to something instead of running from is more comforting. Lots of these people don’t get NWO means everywhere. Stand and fight! Thanks again.

  • Sheila

    A grest sollution is Fire the whole bunch and start over.

    • http://Moreexpensive,moreunknowproblems. Lewis Munn

      A greater solution might be to have a test on ethics, and there be a limitation on personal wealth.

      I suggest that Government Officials be paid the average of what all those under their jurisdiction get in salary or reported wages. No expense accounts!

      I wonder if top government folks who now get huge salaries and expense allowances are not getting a “king syndrome” and feel they rule, not serve.

      • Rick

        I think I have a better idea. No pay or retirement for congress at all. Instead pay their existing employer for their absence from work for a maximum 3 months every other year. Be sure to throw in term limits too. The last thing we need is career politicians.

  • Robert Burns

    Ben doesn’t really have to concern himself with “the damage done by modern-day higher education.” In his case, the learning didn’t take.

    • http://naver samurai

      I see we have had our 1/5 of lib kool aid today. FOR GOD AND COUNTRY!

  • Brian Lynch

    Klaus, Jvet, Lewis Munn, Lee, BigRed43, David – ALL have good ideas but they are missing the central ‘thing’ that needs to be done. What is it? TERM LIMITS that limit a senator, member of the house of representatives, for that matter anyone appointed in government – to a ‘term’ of no more than two terms maximum…WELL, there are appointed members in our government – HOW are you going to do that??? BY forcing anyone appointed(or elected) to a maximum of 12 years(the time frame of (2) senate terms – heck it could even be shorter!). THE mere fact of term limits existing will ensure that number 1, those that don’t have the best interests of the US will not run, and 2, IF the people that are elected have any designs to that end, they will subsequently be shut down by the amount of time they can stay in the job…IT WILL ENSURE AND INSURE THE AMERICAN PEOPLE AGAINST ANYONE HAVING INTERESTS THAT ARE NOT IN THE BEST INTERESTS OF THE AMERICAN PEOPLE…! I have a question – if term limits are such a great idea, why don’t they exist right now? Think about it…

    • ipsd48

      Because the USSC deemed it unconstitutional

  • Tinker16

    Like it or not, there are only two political parties that will be dominant in the 2012 elections. Regardless of all the BS about their commonality, there are significant differences in ideology! Either we support progression toward a worldwide socialist government (Soros supported ideology) or not! It is that simple. If we divide our opposition, we anti-socialists lose! That does not mean that we have to agree with every politician who tries to lead, represent, or support us. I have many disagreements with particular candidates, but every professed Republican candidate is far better than the Democratic candidate! I will try my best to influence others to support the Republican candidate of my choosing, but I will support whichever of them wins the nomination. I will reserve the derogatory designation RINO for those who support Democrat/Socialist progression, not every Republican with whom I have disagreements.

  • http://None West Coast Scofflaw

    I think its time we all jump on the “SHARED SACRIFICE” bandwagon. This call for the “RICH” to “PAY THEIR FAIR SHARE” seems to be resonating among the currently public school educated masses. I think this could be a great idea, we ALL pay our “FAIR SHARE”
    Shared Sacrifice should come to mean that we all “HAVE SKIN IN THE GAME”, not just a few, ALL must join in to this new national “SHARED SACRIFICE” so I propose
    1. Current Tax rates be lowered to 5% so that the 47% of people who now pay ZERO taxes, will pay some tax so that they will have some “SKIN” in the game
    2. Welfare Checks, just like Unemployment & Social Security checks be taxed.
    3. The Earned Income Credit be abolished for anyone that does not “EARN” an income. Somehow to me a welfare check does not seemed to be “EARNED” its a gift(from a caring society, in most countries it would be Tough S–T you are on your own)
    There is NO reason that the poor should be excluded from the “SHARED SACRIFICE” after all we are all in this together.
    If this proposal seems to radical, then I have one more. It should become the rallying cry for the TEA PARTY.
    If you remember your basic American History, you will be familiar with the call “NO TAXATION WITHOUT REPRESENTATION” great phrase. The new rallying cry for the TEA PARTY and all Americans should be “NO REPRESENTATION WITHOUT” TAXATION” put plainly if YOU DON’T PAY ANY TAXES, YOU DON’T GET TO VOTE, because all you are going to do is vote for the person who promises to take money out of others pockets and GIVE it to you. “NO REPRESENTATION WITHOUT TAXATION”

  • John

    I try to vote for the person, not the party. Voting for the lesser evil is I believe, sort of a cop out. If you believe in no taxes, smaller government, individual rights, the freedoms of the Bill of Rights, and the constitution, then it is a good bet that you will have my vote.

    • Jim Cumber

      Don’t forget that “voting for the lesser of two evils is STILL voting for EVIL!

  • chuckb

    in order to straighten this government out is to clean the slate come next election. we have too many fat cat politicians living the life of a king sitting in washington, we have allowed these people to build their fiefdoms by repeatedly voting them back into office. we have too large of a public work force who produce nothing, they have become unionized and demand more of the taxpayers. the census shows there are 12.9 blacks in the population, they make up 40% of the federal employment, the national average civilian income is $47.000, the federal nation average is $74,000. we have another problem the census show that white babies are now in the minority, so guess what happens 18 years down the road. we have allowed the world to rush in and they have brought their culture and most are not assimilating. this country was originated by a christian culture and we have allowed the politicians to give the country away for a vote to keep their fat behinds in office. the unions don’t care what kind of government just as long as they control the workplace and set the payscale. we have allowed the politicians to drive our god out of the public sector and in some cases are allowing the muslims in. we allow a president to refuse to identify himself and accept fraudulent documents as proof of citizenship, refuses to allow the public to see his school records, in fact he refuses everything except to take a vacation on the taxpayers dime every week or two. he preaches socialism and at least 47% of the public agrees with him, so if you think raising tax on the rich is going to solve the problem, you better think again. the wimpy republicans are about to cave in on the debt limit, they have their built in excuse, paul ryans budget, this is a fraud, it does nothing except pull the blinders over the publics eye, nothing will be done on the budget except pass it down the road, they will allow barry to raise the debt limit and this will get him re-elected in 2012, he will have more money to throw out to the unions and bankers, nothing will be done on the current debt except a few promises and some smoke and mirrors. a balance the budget ammendment, what a joke, do you have any idea how long that would take and doubtful you could get enough states to ratify it. boehner is a loser and should never been elected speaker.

  • Airangel

    Raising taxes is not the answer…the rich pay more than their fare share, the problem is all the loop holes. The Government would earn more money lowering the taxes to say 20% with no loop holes. This make for more competitive business growth against other countries and Government services actually take in more because there are no loop holes. Right now they pay approx 37% but the government only sees about 23% because of our convoluted tax system. In addition, approx 50% of Americans are paying for 100% of the services EVERYONE USES, hospital, education, roads, hazmat, etc..The other 50% DO NOT pay Federal taxes but benefit just the same….We must get that other half back to work with job creation for Americans, E-Verify to make sure Americans get the jobs…then there will be plenty to go around without raising taxes on the already overtaxed 50%

    When companies invest in their communities, mechanics, janitors, restaurants, grocery stores, car dealers, etc…Everyone benefits because everyone is working and had a little money to go to the movies, buy a car, buy plants at the nursery, etc…we have to take the shackles off of businesses that grow the economy and get this unemployment rate down….Responsibility leads to responsible behavior…OUT WITH ALL INCUMBENTS ON BOTH SIDES!

  • benrush

    Hilarious, calling Tea Party people fascists.

    And accusing them of trying a takeover. Funny, really funny. I’m rolling in the aisles here.

    “FAIR SHARE” only means, whatever the government thinks is fair, you have to share. There is no such thing as fair when you’re talking government takeovers of the economy. Which has already happened, it’s not a threat anymore, it’s an actual fact.

    The communists already have taken over. There probably won’t be an election. There will be an “event”, probably, mandating that Obama or his replacement communist clone take over.

    The only way out is to rely upon God and to get back to basic American principle. No “isms” should run the government, we the people should. No collectivism. No fascism. No communism nor socialism. Just get our government out of the business world entirely. Repeal the income tax, repeal the federal reserve, repeal the 16th and 17 amendments, and put this country back on the course it was before the progressives took our liberties from us. Both republican and democrat are progressives, it is the two party system which has screwed us. While Obama hits us with a left hook, Rubio hits us with a right hook, but neither one understands that the government doesn’t create wealth, private property owners do. The sooner you understand that, the sooner you will get off the Road to Serfdom and back onto the road to economic prosperity.

    Economists who know what they are talking about:
    von Mises

    Economists who don’t:

    • independant thinker

      You left Sowell of the list of ones who get it.

  • benrush

    This one man has more smarts in his little finger than everyone in the Obama administration:

  • Robert

    Alright, let’s getT back to reality. There really IS a two party system extant in our political system, today. However, there is a VERY BIG distinction about the two parties and their constituents. The Democrats have become the party of fringe liberalism which we all should know changes with each generation and the current availability of mushrooms and weed. The Republicans are your establishment sort-of conservatives with parties within parties. Though you will find groups like the KKK voting Republican instead of Democrat, you won’t find endorsement of the KKK in Republicanism since the KKK is anti establishment. But even more curious is the FACT that Republicanism is tolerated by the HEART of Americanism, the Tea Partiers, and tea partiers are ENDORSED by REPUBLICANs whether or not the party so endorses or even the majority of Republicans endorse the Tea Party. This observation is the result of two ideologies which are at the Heart of the current political debate – Democrats see the Constitution as a maleable document that subjects itself to the evolutionary discovery of self-government. The Tea Party, and most Republicans, view the Constitution as the wisdom of many ages stamped in stone and which should have rare and insignificant changes. Because we have the original Constitution for review by each generation, we have a source to go back to when the direction of government is not to our liking. An evolutionary document has no such roots. This is why we no longer have the L word used in political debate since it is offensive to everyone. Instead, the word ‘Progressive’ is used as the opposite to institutional outdatedness (is that a real word?). If I had to choose one of two federal governments created over the life of our country, I’d choose the one created in 1791(?) over the one we have today. I’d leave out the emancipation of women, since the idea is irrefutably insane to restrict women from all walks of American life. I’d also throw out the Equal Rights Amendment as an unnecessary and ridiculously freedom LOSING idea when viewed in the context of how it has affected our legal system and helped create rights not in our Constitution. For instance, it protects minorities from majorities, but not vice versa. Freedom can only be called freedom when there is NO distinction between all persons. Limited freedom must be regulated – and regulation must come from the Feds. Not my cup of tea.

    • Cawmun Cents

      Apparently you have never heard me describe the Ivy League Academics Home for Disturbed Progressive Liberals,or what we used to call the White House.-CC.

  • benrush

    We really should just teach the truth about economics in our schools, not the lies about “fair share” and other collectivist propaganda.

  • aces and eights

    This is what characterizes the Nazi party particularly in the 30′s.

    1. Use government power to nationalize or at least heavily control major industries because seemingly profits hurt consumers (even though this has proven to be just the opposite.)
    2. Ban guns from the populace at large because citizens cannot be trusted with a means to defend themselves and to prevent popular uprisings. The Nazis did this with ruthless efficiency.
    3. Zionism and Jews in particular are to be demonized as a way to unite the citizenry.
    4. Put into question the authority of churches with concentration camp internments for outspoken religious ministers and priests.

    It appears that liberal Democrats in some form or another exibit these 4 qualities that once permitted the Nazis to carry forth their “cleansing” of the German citizens.

    It is disingenous for liberal Democrats to publicly oppose Nazi ideas and attribute them to Conservative Republicans when the liberals yearn for the day that those ideas may be fully implemented upon the American people.

    • Cawmun Cents

      But no!……Nazis can only be right-wing nuts,cant they?They couldnt possibly be progressives…right?Oh well,even if they(Left wing lunatics)are the 4 things that Nazis are….you still cant really make a connection can you?(where is Denis Learys’sarcasm face when you need it).Marxism isnt a socialist trait is it?A National Socialist trait,cant be just like a communist one,right?Total government take over?Pshaw!…..haw!-CC.

  • aces and eights

    I should have also added that Fascism and Nazism share common traits and at their heart they are very much alike. This is why Hitler had no problem accepting Mussoulini in an alliance albeit a short one.





    • Karolyn

      Robert – You are too far out there. Good luck to you.

    • aces and eights

      This (offensive word removed) Robert desperatly needs a lobotomy. I’ll be the first to contribute for the operation.

    • http://naver samurai

      There are many patriots trying to do that now legally. We started last year by voting many of these traitors and cowards out of office, looking forward to next year where we get to vote out Obama bin Laden. We also post on these sites, have town hall meetings, write to our newspapers and representatives. We also get our states involved by invoking the 10th Amendment. FOR GOD AND COUNTRY!






  • aces and eights

    Robert you talk like a lunatic. Please find another forum to spout your paranoia.
    Lest you forget this is the U.S. not some equatorial banana republic.
    See your shrink immediately. Thanks!

  • aces and eights

    Hopefully, someone here can report Robert to the proper authorities so he can spend some good jailtime with Rocky and Bubba who can straighten his ass out. What an idiot!

    • http://naver samurai

      I’m keeping some powder dry, how about you? FOR GOD AND COUNTRY!

  • chuckb

    aces and eights, you might equate the effect the communist had on the russian population, i can see little difference between nazism and communism. stalin murdered far more people than hitler, sometimes i wonder why we hear very little of his brutalities compared to hitler. communism leads to dictatorship the same as nazism.

  • right2foot

    As someone once said “we can vote with our feet”. If ambition is stifled, discouraged, over-taxed, or any other reason, job makers can leave a state or country (unless your in Cuba). And after everyone else’s money is spent…broke i.e. California or the U.S. It’s really that simple. Encourage them to stay or chase them away. Either way, the ambitious will fulfill their dreams.

  • John Joshua Sweet

    The Constitution says:
    The House of Representatives shall be composed of Members chosen every second Year by the People of the several States,
    he Senate of the United States shall be composed of two Senators from each State, elected by the people thereof, for six years;
    Judges, both of the supreme and inferior Courts, shall hold their Offices during good Behavior, and shall, at stated Times, receive for their Services a Compensation which shall not be diminished during their Continuance in Office.
    The executive Power shall be vested in a President of the United States of America. He shall hold his Office during the Term of four Years,

    so in law the only a limited time in office is really allowed it is time for the Supreme Court to make a ruling as to how they are able to stay in office over and over again. It seems that the document itself states a limited term and does not make for a professional politician unless they run for another office when their term ends.

  • Laurie

    I just wanted to say how much I really like hearing you, you really do a great job at making a point!! thanx

  • Pmacaiman

    West Coast Scofflaw: What a lovely simple solution. NO REPRESENTATION WITHOUT TAXATION! Taxes begin at 5% on earned income.Defined as wages, welfare payments, unemployment payments,pensions. 10% on intrest, we’ll let the bookkeepers finish stopping at 40%MAX. Everybody’s got skin in the game, nobody’s riding free.

  • Ridge Runner

    These modern up to date politicans have hijacked our gov and they will have to be pulled from the tit and they are not going quitely you will have to use the carrot and stick approach.

  • JohnnyAngel Advocacy Group

    I will not speak of the present government because they have their agenda and we all know what that is.My problem is the voting results of your poll.The two unlikliest candidates to defeat Obama are the two women with the least experience and do not play well with middle of the road voters.Our only solution,in my opinion, is to get General David Petraeus to run this year.There are people who endorse him now and to keep wasting time on these lightweights[though good people]is throwing the election away and maybe the country as we knew it in another 4 years of Obama.Get on your phones and write your letters to and for Petraeus or “Itld you so” will be ringing in your ears!

  • wayne937

    This is so true:

    MODERN VERSION: of the ant and the grasshopper.

    The ant works hard
    in the withering heat and the rain all summer long, building his house
    and laying up supplies for the winter.

    The grasshopper thinks the ant
    is a fool and laughs and dances and plays the summer away.

    Come winter, the shivering grasshopper
    calls a press conference and demands to know why the ant should be
    allowed to be warm and well fed while he is cold and starving.

    and ABC show up to
    provide pictures of the shivering grasshopper
    next to a video of the ant
    in his comfortable home with a table filled with food.
    America is stunned by the sharp contrast.

    How can this be, that in a country of such wealth, this poor grasshopper
    is allowed to suffer so?

    Kermit the Frog appears
    on Oprah
    with the grasshopper
    and everybody cries when they sing, ‘It’s Not EasyBeing Green…’

    ACORN stages
    a demonstration in front of the ant’s
    house where the news stations film the SEIU group singing, We shall overcome.

    Then Rev. Jeremiah Wright
    has the group kneel down to pray for thegrasshopper’s sake,

    while he damns the ants.

    President Obama condems the ant
    and blames
    President Bush 43, President Bush 41, President Reagan, Christopher Columbus, and the
    for the grasshopper’s

    Nancy Pelosi & Harry Reid
    exclaim in an interview with Larry
    King that the ant has
    gotten rich off the back of the
    and both call for an immediate tax hike on the ant to make him pay his fair share.

    Finally, the EEOC drafts
    the Economic Equity &
    Anti-Grasshopper Act
    retroactive to the beginning of
    the summer.

    The ant is fined for failing to hire a proportionate number
    of green bugs and,
    having nothing left to pay his retroactive taxes, his home is confiscated by the Government GreenCzar
    and given to the grasshopper.

    The story ends as we see the grasshopper
    and his free-loading friends finishing up the last bits of the ant’s food while the government house he is in, which, as you recall, just happens to be the ant’s old house,
    crumbles around them because the grasshopper doesn’t maintain it.

    The ant has disappeared in the snow, never to be seen again.

    The grasshopper is found dead in a drug related incident, and the house, now abandoned, is taken
    over by a gang of spiders who terrorize the ramshackle, once prosperous and peaceful, neighborhood.

    The entire Nation collapses
    bringing the rest
    of the free world with it.


    Be careful how you vote in 2012.

    I’ve sent this to you because I believe that you are an ant

    not a grasshopper!

    Make sure that you pass
    this on to other ants.

  • wayne937

    This is what people should say to themselves before they vote next year. Is my wallet or purse bettger off now than it was 3 years ago before Obama. Gasoline approx. 100 percent higher, unemployment rate at 9.2 percent, groceries bills a lot higher do to corn being used for ethanol. Of course every other things are on a sharpe rise also. Vote no for Muslim Communist Obama in 2012 and the rest of his Democratic Zombies who has aided him in doing this.

  • Clem Pikkins

    Don’t mind my spellin none, but I am an Amerikin, and i don’t like them socialast,nutzis,pinkoz,cominest,Obomanites neither ! but i do like Ron Paul.

  • Clem Pikkins

    P.S. I don’t like nunthem Democratic Zombiez neither, and i kinda like what yaller sayan.

    • Cawmun Cents

      You must have been schooled in Detroit,the bastion of democratic progressivism that it is.Yes….fifty years of socio-economic education,sure has left its mark ther in Detroit hasnt it?No wonder the jackass is their mascot.-CC.

  • Wayne937

    The list below is accurate as of August of 2010. Its the membership roster of the Democratic Socialists of America (the DSA). Are any of these folks in your district?

    Not listed here: Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton.

    Neil Abercrombie (D-HI)
    Tammy Baldwin (D-WI)
    Xavier Becerra (D-CA)
    Madeleine Bordallo (D-GU)
    Robert Brady (D-PA)
    Corrine Brown (D-FL)
    Michael Capuano (D-MA)
    André Carson (D-IN)
    Donna Christensen (D-VI)
    Yvette Clarke (D-NY)
    William “Lacy” Clay (D-MO)
    Emanuel Cleaver (D-MO)
    Steve Cohen (D-TN)
    John Conyers (D-MI)
    Elijah Cummings (D-MD)
    Danny Davis (D-IL)
    Peter DeFazio (D-OR)
    Rosa DeLauro (D-CT)
    Donna F. Edwards (D-MD)
    Keith Ellison (D-MN)
    Sam Farr (D-CA)
    Chaka Fattah (D-PA)
    Bob Filner (D-CA)
    Barney Frank (D-MA)
    Marcia L. Fudge (D-OH)
    Alan Grayson (D-FL)
    Raúl M. Grijalva (D-AZ)
    Luis Gutierrez (D-IL)
    John Hall (D-NY)
    Phil Hare (D-IL)
    Maurice Hinchey (D-NY)
    Mazie Hirono (D-HI)
    Eleanor Holmes-Norton (D-DC)
    Michael Honda (D-CA)
    Jesse Jackson, Jr.. (D-IL)
    Sheila Jackson-Lee (D-TX)
    Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX)
    Hank Johnson (D-TX)
    Marcy Kaptur (D-OH)
    Carolyn Kilpatrick (D-MI)
    Dennis Kucinich (D-OH)
    Barbara Lee (D-CA)
    John Lewis (D-GA)
    David Loebsack (D-IA)
    Ben R. Lujan (D-NM)
    Carolyn Maloney (D-NY)
    Ed Markey (D-MA)
    Jim McDermott (D-WA)
    James McGovern (D-MA)
    George Miller (D-CA)
    Gwen Moore (D-WI)
    Jerrold Nadler (D-NY)
    John Olver (D-MA)
    Ed Pastor (D-AZ)
    Donald Payne (D-NJ)
    Chellie Pingree (D-ME)
    Charles Rangel (D-NY)
    Laura Richardson (D-CA)
    Lucille Roybal-Allard (D-CA)
    Bobby Rush (D-IL)
    Linda Sanchez (D-CA)
    Bernie Sanders (D-VT)
    Jan Schakowsky (D-IL)
    José Serrano (D-NY)
    Louise Slaughter (D-NY)
    Pete Stark (D-CA)
    Bennie Thompson (D-MS)
    John Tierney (D-MA)
    Nydia Velazquez (D-NY)
    Maxine Waters (D-CA)
    Diane Watson (D-CA)
    Melvin Watt (D-NC)
    Henry Waxman (D-CA)
    Peter Welch (D-VT)
    Robert Wexler (D-Fl)
    Lynn Woolsey (D-CA)

  • Dorothy Jones

    Ha,ha, ha , Love you Ben keep up the good work you hunk


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