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And it has brought us to this trainwreck called ObamaCare and we have bankrupted our kids and grandkids!

We are now headed into the 2014 Election Season and common sense and conservatism are on the rise. Please stand-up and be counted!

Reading Collusion: How the Media Stole the 2012 Election is a great place to start!

The Founding Father's Real Reason for the Second Amendment

And remember the words of Thomas Jefferson "The strongest reason for the people to retain the right to keep and bear arms is, as a last resort, to protect themselves against tyranny in government." See Video of Suzanna Gratia-Hupp’s Congressional Testimony: What the Second Amendment is REALLY For, below (u-tube HERE).

The Leaders Are Here... Palin, Cruz, Lee, Paul, Chaffetz....


Can You Really Still Believe That None of These People Would Have Done a Better Job???

Bloggers' Rights at EFF


Sunday, October 30, 2011


LYNCHINGS of ‘Conservative’ BLACKS by the LAMESTREAM MEDIA BIGOTS continues: Herman Cain, Allen West, Thomas Sowell, Larry Elder, Clarence Thomas...  Why this is happening (again):

Three recent polls conducted by Fox News, CNN and CBS News have Herman leading the race to the White House

An exclusive POLITICO report published Sunday night alleges that at least two female employees complained to colleagues and senior association officials about multiple instances of inappropriate behavior exhibited by Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain during his tenure as the head of the National Restaurant Association in the 1990s. Cain’s campaign has since denied allegations.

Sources told POLITICO that the women complained that Cain had exhibited sexually suggestive behavior towards them, and that they signed agreements with the restaurant group that gave them financial payouts in the five-figure range to leave the association. The payouts were reportedly made on the agreement that the women would not speak about their departures.

A Cain spokesman told POLITICO that the candidate indicated to campaign officials that he was “vaguely familiar” with the charges and that the restaurant association’s general counsel had resolved the matter.

Video:  Geraldo Speaks With Cain Campaign Spokesman

POLITICO approached Cain in person on the sidewalk Sunday morning while the candidate was leaving the Washington bureau of CBS news following an interview on “Face the Nation.” POLITICO writes of the tense confrontation that progressed:

“He was then asked, ‘Have you ever been accused, sir, in your life of harassment by a woman?’

He breathed audibly, glared at the reporter and stayed silent for several seconds. After the question was repeated three times, he responded by asking the reporter, ‘Have you ever been accused of sexual harassment?’”

POLITICO claims to have known about the allegations against Cain for weeks, and has put together accounts of what happened by “talking to a lengthy roster of former board members, current and past staff and others familiar with the workings of the trade group at the time Cain was there.”

After questions from POLITICO regarding the allegations, Cain campaign vice president for communications emailed the publication on October 24, writing that any dispute about Cain’s conduct at the restaurant association “was settled amicably among all parties many years ago.”

Cain was president and CEO of the National Restaurant Association from late 1996 to mid-1999. Several board members of the National Restaurant Association mentioned in POLITICO’s story told the publication that they had never heard about any complaints regarding Cain making unwanted advances, and said that such behavior would be out of character based off of their experiences with the executive.

In a statement to The Associated Press Sunday night, Cain‘s campaign said that the POLITICO report isn’t true and represents unfair attacks.

Cain spokesman J.D. Gordon said the political press was “dredging up thinly sourced allegations” from Cain’s tenure leading the trade group in the 1990s. Gordon said the report includes  “unsubstantiated personal attacks” and said the press is “casting aspersions on his character and spreading rumors that never stood up to the facts.”

Remember what they did to Clarence Thomas? Here we go again.

Posted on October 30, 2011 at 9:47pm by Christopher Santarelli Christopher Santarelli at the Blaze

If This Were An Actual Test…


Beck Video on site...

On November 9th, at 2 pm EST, the government will seize the airwaves in America for 3 1/2 minutes to officially test the Emergency Alert System. This is the first time ever that this has been done and the implications of such a test are alarming.

From Paul Roberts at CSO:

Remember when the emergency broadcast system sounded on your television on Sept. 11, 2001? One long piercing beep followed by useful information on how to respond to the news that we’d just been attacked by terrorists. Perhaps you don’t remember because it never happened. Neither the Emergency Broadcast System (EBS) nor its successor, the Emergency Alert System (EAS), made a peep on 9/11.

The lack of noise sparked a public debate about the system’s usefulness.

Conceived as a way for the president to communicate directly with the public in the event of a “national emergency,” EBS was retired in the 1990s and replaced with EAS in 1997. The national emergency warning system went digital and was extended to state and local authorities, enabling them to distribute emergency information via broadcast stations.

One wonders, why now? Oh boy, I could give you an earful on that one. My gut says this is a display of control and an implied threat. It shows just how fast and completely Obama could seize full control should he decide it is warranted. Any appropriate emergency (real or fabricated) will do. Only the President has the authority to implement this at the national level and he has assigned that authority to the Director of FEMA. The test will be conducted jointly by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) through FEMA, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) National Weather Service (NWS). Doesn’t that just make you feel all warm and fuzzy? It makes me tingle like the prelude to a monumental disaster.

From the FCC:

At the Federal Communications Commission’s June 9, 2011 Agenda meeting, Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau Chief Jamie Barnett, joined by representatives from FEMA and the National Weather Service, announced that the first nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS) would take place at 2:00 PM (Eastern Standard Time) on November 9, 2011. The purpose of the test is to assess the reliability and effectiveness of the EAS as a public alert mechanism. EAS Participants currently participate in state-level monthly tests and local-level weekly tests, but no top-down review of the entire system has ever been undertaken. The Commission, along with the Federal Emergency Management Agency, will use the results of this nationwide test to assess the reliability and effectiveness of the EAS as a public alert mechanism, and will work together with EAS stakeholders to make improvements to the system as appropriate.

So what will this disaster be? Inquiring minds would really love to know. It’s like watching a really bad horror flick and seeing the blonde heroine go down to the basement and wonder out loud, “Billy, is that you?” And we all know what happens to the blonde, don’t we? Well substitute the American public and you are getting closer to the truth. Whether it is a terrorist attack, plague, Occupy Wall Street with hippies run amok or civil unrest in general from a financial meltdown, it’s sure to be a thriller of an event.

Video:  Michael Jackson – Thriller

Look at the various governments around the world who seized the airways in a time of crises. Never turns out well for the people, now does it? So, the test will take over all radio and television. I wonder if any of this applies to the web? It did in other countries. And I wonder if everyone knows this is going to take place. Warnings of the test seem scarce and low key. So, how many people will panic when the test goes live in the middle of a week day – a business day in America? And why 3 1/2 minutes? Just to let the threat sink in good and hard? This whole exercise smacks of unconstitutionality and brute force.

Trick or treat? More like cake or death…

Video:  Eddie izzard-cake or death

Except we aren’t laughing. These morons believe that somehow asserting their authority over all broadcast speech will somehow reassure us that they have everything well in hand, that it is for the good of us all, and that nothing can go wrong (… go wrong … go wrong …). Remember, if this were an actual test…

By: Terresa Monroe-Hamilton – the Noisy Room

"The FCC will set up a special website to inform the public about the test, and Barnett says his office has begun holding meetings with other government agencies and industries that will transmit the warning to resolve any operational issues. “After this first test, a periodic national test will likely be routine and may come at different times just like the weekly and monthly tests do now,” Barnett says.

Radio Journal June 15, 2011  (PDF)

to your personal cellphone
US Launches Cell Phone Emergency Alert System

EAS Handbook Must Be at Duty Stations for Nov. 9 Nationwide Test

WASHINGTON: Broadcasters and cable operators participating in the Nov. 9 nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System are required to have a specific document on hand during the event. The Federal Communications Commission has posted its EAS Handbook for the test, with the following directive:
“A copy of the handbook must be located at normal duty positions or EAS equipment locations where an operator is required to be on duty and must immediately be made available to staff responsible for participating in the test.”
This latest EAS handbook supersedes all previously released versions. It is available in .pdf form here.

The FCC notes that while state and local EAS tests are conducted weekly and monthly, the Nov. 9 test will be the first “end-to-end test of the nationwide system involving all participants in a synchronized, simultaneous exercise.”
It will diverge from the state and local tests in that it will use the Emergency Action Notification, or EAN event code--the same code that would be used in an actual national emergency. The test will last around three minutes--compared to two minutes for the monthly tests--to assure systems don’t lock up after the shorter time period.
The audio portion will state, “This is a Test.” For TV providers, the EAN will automatically generate a text crawl saying, “A primary Entry Point station has issued an Emergency Action Notification,” that does not indicate the event is a test. Therefore, video service providers are encouraged to insert a separate crawl or graphic indicating that the event is a test.

All participants must monitor at least two sources. The system works hierarchically, with primary stations notifying others next in line, which in turn notify other stations in line and so forth. The National Weather Service Radio will not participate.

Participants will be required to fill out three online forms related to the test, the first being due before Nov. 9, and the others, by Dec. 27, 2011. (See “First EAS Test Form Due Before Nov. 9 Test”)

~ Deborah D. McAdams, Television Broadcast

We Come in Peace

Photo: PPJ Gazette


The Upcoming EAS Test Brings Up a Very Good Question

Feds to Cut Off All TV and Radio Broadcasts on 11.09.11 – Is There a Connection Here?  You Be the Judge…

November 9th Communications Shutdown: A System Reboot Needed to Activate New Code?

Delaware County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management & Zombies Needed: No Experience Necessary

“Zombies needed.  No experience necessary.”

That’s the bottom line of a need expressed by the Delaware Office of Homeland Security which is planning a large emergency exercise on Halloween.

The Delaware County Emergency Management Agency needs 350 volunteers for the project they are calling “Zombie Exercise” which is being held October 31st at Ohio Wesleyan University’s Selby Stadium.

So far 67 people have signed up to come costumed and made up as a zombie, but the exercise needs a lot more people.

EMA Director Brian Galligher said “We would like to have a lot more volunteers, because we need real people to realistically assess how fast and how well our mass decontamination and medication procedures would work in an actual emergency.”

The EMA wants to make the event fun for volunteers.  Participants will get free T-shirts, and judges will award plaques to zombies with the best costumes, best makeup, and best zombie shuffle.

Volunteers as young as 8 are welcome, although everyone under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Volunteers should pre-register on line.

To sign up or get more information, log on to

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggested the tongue-in-cheek project, but noted that if people are prepared for a zombie apocalypse, they will be prepared for more likely disasters such as floods or blizzards… police actions or national emergencies… real and created.  Remember adage of old Rahm Emanuel and Hillary Clinton: “Never let a good crisis go of waste!” or perhaps create one if you need it!

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For additional information contact Jesse Carter at 740-203-2085

DELAWARE, Ohio, October 11, 2011 -- On Oct. 31, zombies will invade Delaware!
A full-scale exercise by Delaware County emergency services will simulate a zombie outbreak. Over the course of the afternoon, responders will contain, decontaminate, and treat the zombies to restore them to their normal human selves.

Up to 350 volunteer zombies are being recruited for the Delaware County Emergency Management Agency‟s Halloween “Zombie Exercise.” Before the drill starts, the volunteers will parade before local celebrity judges, and prizes will be awarded for the best costume, best makeup, and best zombie walk.

The Zombie Exercise will take place in and around Ohio Wesleyan University‟s Selby Field on Henry Street near downtown Delaware. Additional elements of the exercise will play out at Grady Memorial Hospital in Delaware.

The exercise was inspired by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention‟s Zombie Preparedness suggestions ( While admittedly tongue-in-cheek, the CDC‟s Zombie Preparedness suggestions put forth the valid point that if people are prepared for a zombie apocalypse, they will be prepared for more likely disasters such as floods or blizzards.

“This will test our emergency services‟ capabilities in a number of ways,” explained Brian Galligher, Delaware County Emergency Management Agency director. “Our responders will be tested on how they assess the emergency, deploy assets, communicate and follow „hot zone‟ protocols, and set up mass decontamination and medication stations.”
The zombie scenario was chosen largely to attract a large number of volunteer participants, Galligher said. He said past simulations of industrial, rail, and vehicle accidents have lacked large numbers of victims because it has been difficult to recruit volunteers.

“We want everyone to have fun with this,” Galligher said.  The Zombie Exercise also will serve to remind residents to be prepared for emergencies – get a kit (w/ water, non-perishable food, flashlights, batteries, etc.), make a plan, and be prepared! Zombies must be available from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Oct. 31. For more details, log on to the Zombie Exercise page at

Delaware County Zombie Exercise.pdf

By: Lauren Evans - Published: October 23, 2011 – h/t to Jean Stoner


Seems like there are more and more of these “emergency preparedness tests” and DHS exercises!

Feds to Cut Off All TV and Radio Broadcasts on 11.09.11 – Is There a Connection Here? You Be the Judge…

DHS Announces Halloween Checkpoints in  Tennessee to Keep Children Safe

Ron Paul: TSA Thugs on the Loose

Obama and his family converged in Denver Colorado on September 27th along with NASA for International Space Station Events  and other Globalists.

But securing the border(s), not so much… U.S. relaxes Canadian border checks as agents are told to stop searching buses, trains and planes for illegal immigrants

DHS Announces Halloween Checkpoints In Tennessee To Keep Children Safe

DHS Announces Halloween Checkpoints In Tennessee To Keep Children Safe

Following the announcement that TSA agents would be involved in manning highway checkpoints in Tennessee, the State’s Homeland Security Commissioner said yesterday that a raft of new “security checkpoints” would be in place over the Halloween period to “keep roadways safe for trick-or-treaters”.

Well, if it’s ‘for the children’, who are we to kick up a fuss?

“State Troopers will be conducting safety checkpoints, sobriety roadblocks, saturation patrols and other enforcement techniques to look for aggressive or impaired drivers,” over the next few days, in order to “keep roadways safe for trick-or-treaters,” according to Department of Safety and Homeland Security Commissioner Bill Gibbons, whose office’s role includes “terrorism prevention”.

Since the Jackson Sun has already announced where the checkpoints will be located, enabling any bad guys to avoid them, is this really about keeping the kids safe or is it about revenue generation?

States raise much-needed cash from impounding vehicles from unlicensed drivers, but legal precedent dictates that the checkpoints would be in violation of the 4th amendment and therefore unconstitutional unless “public safety” can be cited as a pretext.

Hence, they’re labeled DUI checkpoints and every traveler has their protection against unreasonable searches and seizures violated.

If it’s “for the children,” then the constitution is null and void.

Apparently, because one person was killed in a car crash in Tennessee last Halloween, that justifies the bill of rights being discarded in favor of Soviet-style checkpoints.

In reality, this represents another example of how Homeland Security has stepped way beyond its mandate and is becoming a literal occupying force in America.

Earlier this month, it was announced that Transportation Security Administration officials would be manning highway checkpoints in Tennessee targeting truck drivers.

After public outrage, the TSA attempted to neutralize the controversy by claiming that the inspections were carried out by State Troopers (the TSA agents were there to try to recruit truck drivers into becoming snitches for the ‘See Something, Say Something’ campaign), and that the checkpoints were merely temporary.

In reality, the program was the latest phase of the TSA’s rapidly expanding VIPR program, under which TSA agents have been deployed to shake down Americans at everywhere from bus depots, to ferry terminals, to train stations, in one instance conducting pat downs of passengers, including children, who had already completed their journey when arriving in Savannah.

So let’s not concern ourselves with the fact that Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano admitted to how her department was authorizing illegal aliens, felons who have knowingly broken the law, to work inside the United States, so long as we’re safe in the knowledge that Americans will be getting searched at checkpoints in order to take care of trick-or-treating children this Halloween – that’s what really matters.

Hmmm… Why not? After all the government knows better than you about what your children should eat, about sex education, about what they should learn in school, what vaccines your kids must have… and I guess they know better than you how to keep them safe!?! This year it will be to check the questionable drivers on the road and unsavory types in the neighborhoods. Next year it will include the older kids who could be gang members. And they next year it might be anyone in costume… after all who knows what those 6-year-olds might be hiding?!? Wonder if they will be patting these kids down by then to see what they have hidden under those costumes and in those candy bags?? Might need to strip search them too?? Camel’s nose under the tent people…

And isn’t Tennessee the state who is running regular checkpoints already? And where people keep encountering U.N. troops? Wake-up America~

Interesting… U.S. relaxes Canadian border checks as agents are told to stop searching buses, trains and planes for illegal immigrants Maybe that’s why we have some extra agents available?!?


Ron Paul: TSA Thugs on the Loose

Saturday, October 29, 2011

Eligibility Rulings Vanish from Net

A New Jersey attorney who brought the first legal challenge to Barack Obama's occupancy in the Oval Office to the U.S. Supreme Court has published a report revealing that references to a U.S. Supreme Court decision addressing the definition of "natural-born citizen" were scrubbed at one of the key online resources for legal documents.

The Minor v. Happersett case is significant because it is one of very few references in the nation's archives that addresses the definition of "natural-born citizen," a requirement imposed by the U.S. Constitution on only the U.S. president.

That case states:

The Constitution does not in words say who shall be natural-born citizens. Resort must be had elsewhere to ascertain that. At common law, with the nomenclature of which the framers of the Constitution were familiar, it was never doubted that all children born in a country of parents who were its citizens became themselves, upon their birth, citizens also. These were natives or natural-born citizens, as distinguished from aliens or foreigners."

Good Source: Jerome Corsi's New York Times best-seller, "Where's the Birth Certificate?", which addresses Obama's Social Security Number and a host of other disputes, is now available for immediate shipping, ‘autographed’ by the author, only from the WND Superstore

In the dispute over Obama's eligibility, dating back to before his election, it has been argued that the Minor case does not apply. Some have argued that it applies only to voting rights.

But now Leo C. Donofrio, whose original Donofio v. Wells against the New Jersey Secretary of State alleged Obama does not meet the Constitution's Article 2, Section 1 "natural-born citizen" demand for presidents because of his dual citizenship at birth, has released research suggesting that even as Obama was preparing to be the Democratic candidate for president in 2008, someone was scrubbing court records of that case.

"New evidence conclusively establishes that 25 U.S. Supreme Court opinions were sabotaged then republished at during the runup to the '08 election," he reported

He initially reported several months ago on a few of the adjustments in the text of the Supreme Court opinions at the online resource, "but last week, a third sabotaged case was discovered which led to a thorough examination of all U.S. Supreme Court cases which cite 'Minor v. Happersett' as they appeared on between 2006 and the present."

President Obama

Arguably, under the definition in the case, neither candidate in 2008, Democrat Obama nor Republican Sen. John McCain, would be eligible. McCain was born outside of the United States at a U.S. base in the Panama Canal Zone, and Obama's father never was a U.S. citizen.

Donofrio explained in his report that he did not know who made the changes inside the documents purporting to be U.S. Supreme Court opinions, and "the deception might have been undertaken on behalf of either one.

"Regardless of who you supported in 2008, or whether you agree with the assertion of Minor's relevance, every American should be outraged that 25 Supreme Court cases were surgically sabotaged and then passed off to the public as if the tampered versions contained the 'Full Text of Case,'" he wrote.

"This is the very definition of 'Orwellian' Fascism. It's propaganda. And there is no place for it in the United States. The sacrifices for truth and justice which created and have sustained this nation are wantonly debased by the subversive deception emenating from servers."

Justia staff did not return a WND message requesting comment.

Donofrio wrote that it's not just a prank-level matter.

"Since Justice placed affirmations on each tampered opinion which state 'Full Text of Case,' personnel may also be guilty of violating 18 U.S.C. 1018 by intentionally passing off tampered versions of U.S. Supreme Court opinions as if they were official versions published by the U.S. Supreme Court."

The public information officer for the U.S. Supreme Court, Kathleen Arberg,declined to respond to a WND call and email query about whether there could be any ramifications from posting an incomplete court document and representing it as the full document.

Among the dozens of examples identified by Donofrio was the Luria case.

The case from 1913 was an appeal out of New York that concluded: "Where a point involving sufficiency of the complaint is not raised and defendant does not challenge the statement of the court that it supposes the point will not be raised, it is too late to raise it in this court.

"This court concurs in the conclusion reached by the district court that the residence in a foreign country of one whose certificate of naturalization was attacked as fraudulent was intended to be and was of a permanent nature and justified the proceeding on the part of the United States to cancel the certificate under § 15 of the Act of June 29, 1906."

Using the online Wayback machine, Donofrio found a 2006 image of the pertinent reference to Minor v. Happersett in the document. The reference is near the highlighted word:

Then Donofrio found a 2008 image of the same page, but the Minor v. Happersett reference had disappeared:

A subsequent image of the same page, from 2010, revealed that the Minor v. Happersett still was gone:

Finally, the current image, as of Friday afternoon, revealed that the reference had been restored:

"We do not know at this point if Justia personnel were behind this or if their site was hacked. That being said, Justia's reaction to my last report (in July) mirrored the deception of the sabotage. Instead of addressing the proof, Justia quietly and with stealth un-scrubbed the evidence without acknowledging or addressing the issue at all. And they placed '.txt robots' on their URLs for the two previously identified cases so the Wayback Machine could no longer provide historical snapshots of those cases as published at Justia," Donofrio explained.

He said he found 25 instances of tampering, and in some cases not only was the case scrubbed, the numerical citation also was taken out.

"The reality that both candidates eligibility was questionable according to Minor v. Happersett appears to have been known and handled by somebody's legal team. However, Justia CEO Tim Stanley was associated with 'Obama For America 2008,'" he wrote.

He said the case should have been used to prevent the outcome of the 2008 election.

"McCain clearly does not meet the definition since he was born in Panama. And since Obama's father was never a U.S. citizen, the current POTUS doesn't meet the Supreme Court's definition of a natural-born citizen either. Minor v. Happersett has, therefore, been the subject of an intense disinformation campaign. Falsehoods about the case have been widely spread," he said.

He said the most common are that Minor was a voting rights case and is not binding on citizenship issues, or that it was overruled.

But he said both criticisms are false.

Donofrio explained that the pattern of sabotage was consistent: The original documents included the Minor reference and subsequent copies did not.

"Some cases scrubbed the words 'Minor v. Happersett' every time they appeared, and some left it in one time, but removed it in other places. References to The Slaughterhouse Cases, Scott v. Sandford, and Osborn v. Bank of United States (citizenship cases which prove troublesome for Obama's eligibility) were also scrubbed along with full sentences from majority opinions (as was done in Pope v. Williams), and dissents (as was done in U.S. v. Wong Km Ark). The scrubbing was surgically precise as to the issue of POTUS eligibility. The Wayback Machine snapshots prove that the tampering stayed in effect through the final snapshots taken in 2010.

"This tampering happened at That is a fact. The questions which need to be answered now are who ordered it and who carried out the subversive plot," he wrote.

Dianna Cotter wrote in the Portland Civil Rights Examiner: "This was done in these specific cases in order to prevent their being found by Internet researchers long before anyone had even begun to look for them, even before Obama would win the Democratic nomination at the DNC Convention in Denver, Colo., in August '08. This is premeditation and intent to deceive."

She noted that attorneys working on arguments always would return to the originals from the Supreme Court, "but 99.99 percent of the population has no access to dusty law texts or expensive legal research services such as Lexis and Westlaw.

"The manipulation at diluted the importance of Minor by killing the citations in Supreme Court cases spanning over 100 years. Since Google most often returns's version of the case being searched for as the first or second hit, Justia's version of Supreme Court opinions are most influential in the blogosphere's forums and comments. Erasing those citations and text on the Internet literally erases the importance of Minor and its precedents to millions of Americans otherwise unlikely to ever step into physical Law Library," she wrote.

There have been multiple court and other challenges to Obama's occupancy in the Oval Office. Essentially they have argued that he either isn't eligible because he wasn't born in Hawaii as he's said, or that he was never qualified because his father was a Kenyan citizen, giving Barack Obama dual citizenship (the U.S. and the United Kingdom) at his birth. Those people argue that the Founders, with their requirement that the president be a "natural-born citizen," disqualified dual citizens.

The White House in April released an image of a "Certificate of Live Birth" from the state of Hawaii in support of Obama's claim that he was born in the state. However, many computer, imaging, document and technology experts have stated it appears to be a forgery.

The image:

Obama long-form birth certificate released April 27 by the White House

Source:  By Bob Unruh © 2011 WND -  Posted: October 23, 2011 - 5:30 pm Eastern


Beck’s GOP Ticket Prediction… “That’s the way the machine works”

BREAKING:  Federal Judge Rules in Obama SSN CASE!  Why Republican Elite Won’t Target Obama Over Eligibility

Is Barry Soetoro Guilty of Treason and Fraud Against America?

Is Marco Rubio Qualified to Be President… And Do You Have to Qualify for President to be VP?

Marco Rubio and Bobby Jindal Not Eligible to be a President

Why Republicans Will Never Address Obama’s Crimes

Class Action Lawsuit Naming the IRS, Federal Elections Commission and the Department of Justice as Defendants

Background Information: Vittal’s Law of Nations: The Law of Nations (Natural Law Cloth) on which our Constitution is based

Priceless: CAIR Attacks Adam Hasner and Allen West on same day Muslim Islamist attacks American Embassy

It gets no better than this. Today, October 28th, Tampa Bay Online posts a column by Hassan Shibly, J.D., a Muslim activist and the executive director of CAIR-Tampa, calling Adam Hasner and Allen West extremists. A few hours after this column is posted a Muslim gunman, in Sarajevo, Bosnia opens fire on the American embassy. Remember President Clinton went to war to protect the Bosnian Muslims from the Serbs.

How prophetic that an extremist attacks while his Muslim brother attacks, one with a gun the other with a pen. Both have the same objective - to destroy those who condemn the actions of shariah Islamists.

According to Reuters, "The gunman was wounded by a police sniper during the attack in Sarajevo's busy downtown, in which a police officer was seriously wounded and shop workers scrambled for cover. Bosnian television identified the man, bearded and carrying a Kalashnikov assault rifle, as 23-year-old Mevlid Jasarevic, a Serbian citizen from the mainly Muslim town of Novi Pazar."

Hassan Shibly states, "In April 2009 Hasner hosted Geert Wilders at a "Free Speech Summit" in Florida. There, Wilders stated: 'We need strong leaders … like Allen West and Adam Hasner. … We have to go on the offensive. We have to start fighting back. … We should stop pretending that Islam is a religion. It is not a religion, but a totalitarian ideology, and the right to religious freedom should not apply to Islam. We have to close down Islamic schools, for they are fascist institutions where young people are brought up with an ideology of violence. … There is no such thing as moderate Islam'. …"

Shibly is upset that Adam Hasner and Allen West did not denounce Wilders. Well, guess what, Wilders is right and he should know what it is like to be attacked for speaking out against Islam. Wilders was exonerated for producing the movie "Fitna", which quotes the Qur'an and gives graphic examples of its words implemented in blood and violence.

Islam is not the religion of peace. It has been at war with anyone and everyone who resists it since its inception.

According to Shibly, "Hasner never repudiated Wilders' call to limit freedom of religion, to persecute Muslims, and to destroy free speech by shutting down Muslim schools. In fact, Hasner openly said that 'The enemy … is Sharia-compliant Islam.' West has also publicly said that 'terrorism is not a perversion [of Islam]. [Terrorists] are doing exactly what this book [The Quran] says'."

All I can say is just read the daily headlines and you will see shariah Islam at work and it is not a pretty site.

Shibly is using an age old tactic, using the freedoms he enjoys to create Islamic opposition to patriotic Americans like Hasner and West. This tactic was used by the Communists to take power in the former Soviet Union. As Nikolai Bukarin, Communist Director of Industrial Development, U.S.S.R. stated, "We asked for freedom of the press, thought, and civil liberties in the past because we were in the opposition and needed these liberties to conquer. Now that we have conquered, there is no longer any need for such civil liberties."

Source:  Tea Party Nation

Wake-up America… they are making their move…

Friday, October 28, 2011

A Dictator Is Born–Obama Declares He Will Rule by Authoritarian Decree

Barack Obama announced in his Las Vegas speech that he would be passing most everything by ‘executive actions’… using Executive Orders (EO) and bypassing Congress… on a ‘regular basis’ to ‘heal the economy’.  Something the Glenn Beck warned of several years back and everyone laughed and mocked him.

Dictator Obama is born… or more accurately has finally taken off his mask entirely.  The crowd he unveiled himself to were the usual planted leftist sheep who applauded at his announcement of destroying the Constitution and ruling by EO.  Obama yesterday signed his Student Loan Forgiveness Program into law by Executive Order.

The Obama administration previously announced that President would be ruling by (fascist) decree circumvent ingthe Congress and ignoring the will of the American people. There was no reaction or negative fallout so in Vegas he said it in person:

President Barack Obama told an audience in Nevada on Monday that he will be regularly announcing “executive actions” his administration will take to “heal the economy” without the “dysfunctional” Congress.

“I’m here to say to all of you and to say to the people of Nevada and the people of Las Vegas, we can’t wait for an increasingly dysfunctional Congress to do its job. Where they won’t act, I will,” Obama said.

“I’ve told my administration to keep looking every single day for actions we can take without Congress, steps that can save consumers money, make government more efficient and responsive, and help heal the economy. And we’re going to be announcing these executive actions on a regular basis,” the president said.

Obama then explained the home mortgage refinancing plan that his administration announced on Monday.

“The barrier will be lifted that prohibits responsible homeowners from refinancing if their home values have fallen so low that what they owe on their mortgage is 25 percent higher than the current value of their home,” he said. “And this is critically important for a place like Las Vegas, where home values have fallen by more than 50 percent over the past five years.”

“If you’ve got a $250,000 mortgage at six percent interest rates, but the value of your home has fallen below $200,000, right now you can’t refinance,” Obama explained. “You’re ineligible. But that’s going to change. If you meet certain requirements, you will have the chance to refinance at lower rates, which could save you hundreds of dollars a month, and thousands of dollars a year on mortgage payments.”

Virginia Democratic Rep. Jim Moran told TheDC last Thursday that he would like to see the Obama administration refinance every home mortgage to three and a half to four percent without congressional approval.

The Daily Caller

Info Wars:

Kurt Nimmo  -  - February 13, 2010

The Obama administration has announced it will now rule by fascist decree and ignore Congress and the American people.

“With much of his legislative agenda stalled in Congress, President Obama and his team are preparing an array of actions using his executive power to advance energy, environmental, fiscal and other domestic policy priorities,” reports The New York Times. “We are reviewing a list of presidential executive orders and directives to get the job done across a front of issues,” said Rahm Emanuel, the White House chief of staff who is fond of cracking his knuckles in Obama’s face.

Video:  Commentary by Michael Savage Aired on February 12, 2010

The Obama administration has announced it will now rule by fascist decree and ignore Congress and the American people.

“With much of his legislative agenda stalled in Congress, President Obama and his team are preparing an array of actions using his executive power to advance energy, environmental, fiscal and other domestic policy priorities,” reports The New York Times. “We are reviewing a list of presidential executive orders and directives to get the job done across a front of issues,” said Rahm Emanuel, the White House chief of staff who is fond of cracking his knuckles in Obama’s face.

Radio talk show host Michael Savage comments on Obama’s plan to rule by executive order.

According to The New York Times, ruling in authoritarian fashion is normal and acceptable. “Any president has vast authority to influence policy even without legislation, through executive orders, agency rule-making and administrative fiat.”

In fact, Obama’s plan to rule by authoritarian decree is unconstitutional. Article I, Section 1 of the Constitution states: “All legislative Powers herein granted shall be vested in a Congress of the United States, which shall consist of a Senate and House of Representatives.” Article II, Section 3 states that the president may call Congress into emergency session during a national crisis.

In other words, rule buy fiat is treason. Another section of the Constitution covers treason. Article II, Section. 4 states: “The President, Vice President and all civil Officers of the United States, shall be removed from Office on Impeachment for, and Conviction of, Treason, Bribery, or other high Crimes and Misdemeanors.”

[efoods]Rahm Emanuel should be arrested and prosecuted for treason under federal statute, specifically Title 18 U.S.C. § 2. It states: “Whoever commits an offense against the United States or aids, abets, counsels, commands, induces or procures its commission, is punishable as a principal.”

Treason is spelled out in Article III, Section 3 of the Constitution. “The Congress shall have Power to declare the Punishment of Treason,” it states.

“White House officials said the increased focus on executive authority reflected a natural evolution from the first year to the second year of any presidency,” The New York Times continues.

Hitler exploited this “natural evolution” to turn Germany into a fascist dictatorship through executive orders. In fact, Reagan, Clinton and Bush the Lesser issued a flurry of executive orders that surpassed anything Hitler or Stalin issued.

Executive orders have been around since the beginning of the republic. George Washington issued a number of proclamations, dispositions and recommendations. For instance, a suggestion that a day of Thanksgiving take place on Thursday, November26, 1789. He was severely criticized for issuing a proclamation suggesting U.S. citizens joining or aiding the war between Austria, Prussia, Sardinia, Britain and the Netherlands be prosecuted. George Washington’s proclamations, however, did not over rule legislation passed by Congress.

Video: Executive Orders from Hell!  Why Would an American President Ever Do This?

Executive orders: Surpassing Hitler and Stalin.

Executive orders did not really pick up steam until the presidency of Abraham Lincoln. During the invasion of the South for opposing the federal government, Lincoln issued a large number of executive orders allowing the federal military to steal land and turn prisoners of war into forced labor slaves.

The grand daddy of executive orders was Franklin Roosevelt. He issued 3,723 of them. Here is a sample. Roosevelt’s most notorious executive order was 6102. It permitted the federal government to steal all privately held gold in the United States.

Ronald Reagan — sold to the people as a “conservative” — issued 381 executive orders, more than George W. Bush. Clinton came close to Reagan. He issued 364. Reagan violated the Constitution directly when he issued Executive Order 12611 ordering “Assistance for Central American Democracies and the Nicaraguan Democratic Resistance,” in other words providing assistance to the Contras, a violation of the Boland Amendment.

Clinton used executive orders to defy Congress and conduct a murder campaign against the people of Yugoslavia. Clinton also violated Article 1, Section 8 of the Constitution when he bombed the European country. Article 1, Section 8 states that “Congress shall have power to… declare War,” not the president.

During the election, Obama not only said he would not issue executive orders but he would reverse those issued during the Bush era. On his very first day in office, Obama broke this pledge and implemented and signed into law Executive Order 13489 barring the release of presidential records (presumably including his birth certificate).

Obama also signed executive orders allowing Interpol to operate beyond the law in the United States and establishing the Council of Governors.

Obama will continue the process of rule by decree established by his predecessors. He will rule in the tradition of the Roman Second Triumvirate and the Lex Titia decree under Gaius Octavian, general Mark Antony and pontifex maximus Aemilius Lepidus.

It should be noted that the resolution paved the way for the Final War of the Roman Republic and the total collapse of republican government.

America we are ever closer to the edge of no return!!

Ask Marion~

Thursday, October 27, 2011

Global gun control law pushed by Clinton - Updated

Update: As SOS Hillary could have played hot potato on this one. Why on earth would she have given official comment? Something is going down here. Clintons know not to speak of what doom they have sown.

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Thursday said the Justice Dept. did not give the State Dept. a "heads up" about the botched gunwalking scandal known as "Operation Fast and Furious."   Really?  Does anyone believe that??

Video:  Clinton:  State Department Unaware of “Fast & Furious”

Global Gun Control Law Pushed by Clinton

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is pushing for the United States to become a party to a global gun control law proposed by the United Nations. And President Barack Obama appears to be sympathetic to such an international power-grab and he's already displayed a propensity for bypassing the legislative process.

In fact, many believe the recent "Operation Fast and Furious" scandal had more to do with gaining support for gun control and gun ownership bans than it had to do with crime fighting and drug cartels.

"The Obama Administration will take its first major step in a plan to ban all firearms in the United States. The Obama White House intends to force gun control and a complete ban on all weapons for US citizens through the signing of international treaties with foreign nations," according to journalist Joan Sharon. 

The goal of the treaty is to come up with internationally recognized rules governing the trade of guns and ammo. The United States is the world's largest exporter of arms.

To sooth concerns, the administration has said that it would sign the accord only if all other states agreed to it first, but pro-gun groups view the international treaty as a first step toward home-grown gun control.

U.S. lawmakers and groups like the National Rifle Association argue that it would essentially gut the Second Amendment by allowing an international authority to control American gun ownership.

A final version of the treaty is expected to be finished next year.

By signing international treaties on gun control, the Obama administration can use the U.S. State Department to bypass the normal legislative process in Congress. Once the U.S. government signs these international treaties, all US citizens will be subject to those gun laws created by foreign governments.

These are laws that have been developed and promoted by organizations such as the United Nations and individuals such as radical billionaire George Soros and New York City's Mayor Michael Bloomberg.

"The laws are designed and intended to lead to the complete ban and confiscation of all firearms," according to Sharon. 

"The Obama administration is attempting to use tactics and methods of gun control that will inflict major damage to our 2nd Amendment before US citizens even understand what has happened," she added. 

Critics believe Obama will appear before the public and tell them that he does not intend to pursue any legislation in the United States that will lead to new gun control laws, while cloaked in secrecy, his Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton, is committing the US to international treaties and foreign gun control laws. 

"We will wake up one morning and find that the United States has signed a treaty that prohibits firearm and ammunition manufacturers from selling to the public. We will wake up another morning and find that the US has signed a treaty that prohibits any transfer of firearm ownership. And then, we will wake up yet another morning and find that the US has signed a treaty that requires US citizens to deliver any firearm they own to the local government collection and destruction center or face imprisonment," Ms. Sharon stated.

Jim Kouri, Law Enforcement Examinee for the

Remember the words of Thomas Jefferson, “The strongest reason for the people to retain the right to keep and bear arms is, as a last resort, to protect themselves against the tyranny in government.” See video of Suzanna Gratia-Hupp’s Congressional Testimony: What the Second Amendment is REALLY For (you-tube video: HERE)


Jim Kouri, CPP is currently fifth vice-president of the National Association of Chiefs of Police and he's a columnist for The Examiner ( and New Media Alliance (  In addition, he's a blogger for the Cheyenne, Wyoming Fox News Radio affiliate KGAB ( Kouri also serves as political advisor for Emmy and Golden Globe winning actor Michael Moriarty. 

He's former chief at a New York City housing project in Washington Heights nicknamed "Crack City" by reporters covering the drug war in the 1980s. In addition, he served as director of public safety at a New Jersey university and director of security for several major organizations.  He's also served on the National Drug Task Force and trained police and security officers throughout the country.   Kouri writes for many police and security magazines including Chief of Police, Police Times, The Narc Officer and others. He's a news writer and columnist for AmericanDaily.Com, MensNewsDaily.Com, MichNews.Com, and he's syndicated by AXcessNews.Com.   Kouri appears regularly as on-air commentator for over 100 TV and radio news and talk shows including Fox News Channel, Oprah, McLaughlin Report, CNN Headline News, MTV, etc.

h/t to Jean Stoner

Beck’s GOP Ticket Prediction… “That’s the way the machine works”

Herman Cain, Rick Perry, Michele Bachmann … you can all go home now. The Republican "machine" has settled on former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney as the 2012 GOP nominee and Florida Sen. Marco Rubio as the vice-presidential candidate, according to popular commentator Glenn Beck.

Beck yesterday told his GBTV audience that while he's not crazy about the prospect, that's what it is.

"I hate the Republicans just as much as I hate the Democrats," he said on yesterday's program. "I haven't found anybody I can vote for yet. … It's going to be Mitt Romney and Rubio. You watch. It will be. That's the way the machine works."

The comments came in the middle of a program about the nationwide "Occupy" protests and how they're being pushed, promoted and programmed by leftists.

Beck recalled how the movement even has been supported by President Obama, whose left-leaning ideas such as the nationalization of healthcare decision-making and  "spreading the wealth" have been in evidence.

Beck cited Obama's comment on the "Occupy" protesters: "I understand the frustrations that are being expressed in those protests in some ways. They're not that different from some of the protests that we saw coming from the tea party."

However, when the tea party was gaining momentum, Obama said, "I've been a little amused over the last couple of days with people having these rallies about taxes, taxes. You would think they would be saying thank you."

Mitt Romney

Beck's comments can be viewed by paid subscribers to his GBTV network.

He made similar comments a few weeks earlier at

"Rick Perry may be surging in the polls of Republican primary voters, but his party insiders aren't convinced he'll be the best general election candidate," Beck said. "More than two-thirds of Republican insiders say Mitt Romney has a better chance that Perry of defeating President Obama."

Even last summer, according to Politico, Beck was expressing displeasure with the GOP.

He said assumptions that he is a Republican are not true.

"I hate them. I think they are as much of a problem as the other side," he told Politico "If you speak out in today's world, you're either a Republican or Democrat. How about just being real?"

A year ago, however, Beck gently was directing people to Mitt Romney.

"I have to tell you that Mitt Romney could be the only guy that could win, and I don't know if he could because I think that Americans are going to be, I mean, this country is going to be in deep trouble by 2012, and the next term, if it's not decided this term, the next term will decide our fate. Then I hope that Americans are ready for an adult and are ready for hard news," he was quoted saying.

Rubio has stated he is not willing to accept the VP nomination for 2012 because he's been in the U.S. Senate only a year and believes he has work to finish there.

Source:  WND

Many will agree with Beck’s prediction as well as his dislike and unwillingness to support anyone running ‘yet’. But most of us realize that the biggest goal in this upcoming is replacing Barack Obama and saving our country and no matter who gets the GOP nod in the end; they must be supported and voted for. In this election a 3rd party candidate would ensure Obama being re-elected and not voting or write-ins will do the same!!

Then as for Rubio, as much as I like Rubio (and Jindal), Rubio should not be eligible for V.P. or President (and neither is Jindal) because his parents at the time of his birth were not NOT U.S. Citizens. Rubio is not a NATURAL BORN CITIZEN... He is a native born citizen, but the two are different. According to Vittal's Law of Nations: The Law of Nations (Natural Law Cloth) on which our Constitution is based, no one can be president unless BOTH of their parents are U.S. Citizens. That was reiterated in the McCain Eligibility Resolution that Obama voted on but whose provisions he does not meet. One might question the NATURAL BORN CITIZENSHIP provision just like people are questioning the Electoral College system over the popular vote. Both were put there for very specific reasons to prevent a Manchurian-type of candidate to get into that office and then to keep them from manipulating the system to remain.

A U.S. President, from what I have read, must be Natural Born Citizen.  Obama is NOT a Natural Born citizen because his father was not a U.S. Citizen.  And it is believed by many that because the GOP has had their on eyes on Rubio and Jindal, they have chosen to ignore the Obama situation, but this is a huge mistake because it sets precedent.

Both Rubio and Jindal said in separate interviews this week that the would not accept the V.P. call.  Perhaps they have more sense, knowledge and belief in the law than the leaders of both parties and the beltway politicians.

For more information on this subject see: Is Marco Rubio Qualified to Be President… And Do You Have to Qualify for President to be VP? as well as Marco Rubio and Bobby Jindal Not Eligible to be a President


News Media Stance on Marco Rubio Eligibility

Washington Reinterprets Constitutional Eligibility - This is important… It is the beginning of the end if we allow it!!

Why Republicans Will Never Address Obama’s Crimes

Is Barry Soetoro Guilty of Treason and Fraud Against America?

Also: The results of a formal law-enforcement investigation into whether Barack Obama is eligible to be president of the United States could come as a "shock," according to Maricopa County, Ariz., Sheriff Joe Arpaio.
Tuesday night, speaking to a tea-party group in Arizona, Arpaio said, "I can't tell you everything, but there could be a shock there somewhere that my guys came up with. I can't talk too much about it. It's in the process." Read the full story now HERE on

Depending what is uncovered here in Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s investigation, this could change the focus of the GOP, bringing more focus to the actual law. Or it could just be swept under the carpet with all the other incriminating facts and information. See: Federal Judge Rules in Obama SSN Case

Obama’s Student Loan Plan: Implements Limited Forgiveness and Some Other Changes

Yesterday as part of Obama’s campaign sweep on the taxpayer dime he announced his new student loan plan…


It is also a part of the plan that monthly payments be capped at a level of 10 percent of the money that left over when all taxes are paid and basic necessities taken care of. This cap has been at 15 percent, which takes a lot more money out of the pockets of citizens and out of the economy.

Understanding Obama Student Loan Forgiveness

President Barack Obama will undoubtedly be remembered for his healthcare reform legislation that was recently passed by Congress. However, there is another program that is much less well known that could affect far more people directly. This is the Obama student loan forgiveness program.

Under the terms of this program, anyone who makes his monthly payments for twenty years after leaving college is eligible to have his/her remaining balance forgiven. At least, this applies to anyone with Federal Direct loans, Stafford loans, and Perkins loans. Those who take out their loans from private lenders such as Sallie Mae are still responsible for repaying their loans in total.

Individuals who spend ten years in public service positions become eligible to have their loans forgiven at that point rather than having to wait the full twenty years. This means that their debt is forgiven in half the time and their debt reduced significantly sooner.

It is also a part of the plan that monthly payments be capped at a level of 10 percent of the money that left over when all taxes are paid and basic necessities taken care of. This cap has been at 15 percent, which takes a lot more money out of the pockets of citizens and out of the economy.

There are also programs in place that allow teachers to work for just five years in elementary or high schools that have been designated as low income schools by the Dept. Of Education. This applies to FFEL loans and to Direct loans.

Military personnel are also able to achieve forgiveness for their student loans if they have a degree. This program works for members of all five branches of service, including the Coast Guard and Reserves.

A final option is to apply for income based repayment terms. While it is probably best to sign up for this early in the life of the loan, older loans may still qualify for this lower payment plan. Of course, the clock starts all over when one signs up for this option. That means that someone who has worked in public service for eight years and signs up for income based repayment must work another ten years in public service instead of the two he/she would have had left.

Student loans are a fact of life for the vast majority of college graduates. This is especially true of those who go beyond a bachelor's degree and take graduate level classes. Sadly, the much higher pay they were promised if they pursued their education to its fullest has not materialized. The economic recession has made this fact even worse for most.

The Obama student loan forgiveness program is intended to help ensure that individuals do not wind up broke because they chose to continue their education. While nobody will see his/her loan just disappear overnight, payments have been lowered and the time shortened that one must pay before the remaining balance is forgiven. Public service workers and teachers are eligible for forgiveness at much faster rates due to the nature of their jobs.

Achieving Student Loan Forgiveness Through One’s Career

For those who wish to get their college degree but are not as financially stable to do so, student loans are definitely a great thing to have. However, the large interest rates of such as well as the length of time it takes to pay for them can make them a financial burden in the long run. This has been the trend until student loan forgiveness programs were introduced.

Some people might not know this fact, but it is actually possible to get a student loan forgiven. An effective way to do so is by getting a job that entitles one to avail of the opportunity to get the loans lessened up to a certain degree.

Here are some of the occupations one can take up and expect the possibility of loan forgiveness.

1. Volunteers - Some of the organizations in the community today can offer a student loan forgiveness opportunity for their volunteers. This is available in exchange for a specified length of time in service.

2. Military personnel - Aside from being able to serve the country, a military man also gets to avail of student loan repayment. However, this is limited to the Army and Air Force as well as their corresponding national guards. The Navy also offers this for its members.

3. Doctor or lawyer - Certified practitioners in both the legal and medical fields can choose from a variety of options to get their student loans forgiven as well. Since it takes up to a six-figure amount for them to finish their degree and be able to practice fully, forgiveness loans are definitely a blessing for them.

4. Teacher - Teaching is a profession greatly honored by the government considering how valuable education is. Because of this, complete loan forgiveness is also offered for those who teach in public elementary, middle and high schools.

Student loans that are set on an income-based repayment plan can take up a maximum of 25 years. This seems like a long time. However, someone who pays dutifully every month without missing a beat might be able to lessen the entire term of the loan.

Knowing all these, a student can take time to assess what college degree to take up and career to build. Of course, it is still very important to take note of what one really enjoys doing, but the financial part of the process is also something to think about in order to reach the ultimate state of financial stability.

White House officials said Obama will provide student loan relief in two ways:

First, he will accelerate a measure approved by Congress that reduces the maximum required payment on future student loans from 15 percent of discretionary income annually to 10 percent. The White House wants it to go into effect in 2012, instead of 2014. In addition, the White House says remaining debt would be forgiven after 20 years, instead of 25.

About 1.6 million borrowers could be affected.

Second, he will allow borrowers who have a current loan from the Federal Family Education Loan Program and a direct loan from the government to consolidate them into one loan. The consolidated loan would carry an interest rate of up to a half percentage point less than before. This could affect 5.8 million more borrowers.

Washington Posts Wonkblog: There is a Bush-Era Backstory on Obama’s ‘New’ Student Debt Proposal

The student debt relief proposal President Obama rolled out this morning isn’t exactly new. As I mentioned earlier today, it’s more of an adaptation: It lowers some existing caps on how much student borrowers have to pay back on their loans each year. Those caps are pegged to income, hence the name for the policy: Income-based repayment. Or, in education policy terms, IBR.

The Obama administration didn’t create IBR; instead, it inherited the policy from its predecessor. President George W. Bush signed the College Cost Reduction and Access Act in September 2007. The law allowed, among other things, for student borrowers to cap loan payments at 15 percent of income and for loan forgiveness after 25 years of payments. All those changes came into effect in July 2009.

Today’s proposal uses the same structure, but moves the goalposts: the cap for loan repayments gets dropped to 10 percent of income and loan forgiveness gets moved up to after 20 years of payments.

The nonprofit Project on Student Debt for years now has been an IBR advocate. It drafted much of the policy proposal that Bush signed in 2007 and that the Obama administration has now strengthened. I spoke this afternoon with the Project on Student Debt’s president, Lauren Asher, about the history of income-based repayment, what these new changes mean and why the new publicity push matters for student borrows. What follows is a transcript lightly edited for content and length:

Sarah Kliff: Tell me about the history of income-based loan repayment. How did the proposal come to be law?

Lauren Asher: We’ve been working on these issues since 2005. The idea of income-based repayment evolved out of an analysis we did, that looked at payment options for student loans. Students were really getting mixed messages from borrowers: Sometimes you’re encouraged to borrow because it’s a good investment; but on the other hand you’re warned not to borrow too much.

We came up with this proposal, which was a sliding scale that took into consideration how much the borrower is earning. We originally thought of it as regulatory, but then legislators got involved. Our original recommendation said that the loan forgiveness should be at 20 years.

SK: But it got set at 25 years. How did that happen?

LA: The way the law got written, the education secretary had the authority to set it up to 25 years, so that’s where it’s currently set.

SK: What does today’s announcement mean for the program? How much more expansive does it get?

LA: One of the most important things about this announcement is the administration is committing to help more borrowers find out about IBR. There’s an estimated half million enrolled right now, and millions more could benefit from the program.

There really needs to be more public outreach and education. So we’re really thrilled that the department is going to do that. If you talk to people at the Occupy Wall Street protests, or in your everyday life, you find they owe more than they ever have before.

SK: That’s interesting that you mention the publicity around the program as the key change here. How much do you think it matters that the administration is also lowering the caps for loan payments in the IBR program?

LA: We’re especially excited about the commitment to raise awareness about IBR. In a previous life I’ve worked on other policy issues. And when something is a new policy, it can take awhile to penetrate public consciousness. With student debt, there’s no time to waste.

That being said, the changes to payment will make the program even more affordable for current students. IBR is a light at the end of the tunnel, and the tunnel will be shorter and brighter with these changes.

Side Note from Tea Party Nation:

The Occupy movement has many goals. Many of them inconsistent with each other, but that is what happens when you smoke too much marijuana.

One thing mentioned by almost every one of the group is the demand that student loans be forgiven.

Let’s assume for a moment that could be done. What would it mean? While consistency is not one of the strong points of the Occupy movement, this would be the ultimate form of corporate welfare.

From the Frum Forum:

All colleges are corporate entities. (Harvard University is actually the oldest corporation in the United States.) Unlike most other entities treated as charities or considered government agencies, they derive most of their revenue from the sale of services–education and research–to paying customers. Only a handful of institutions, maybe 400 of the country’s 4,000 or so colleges and universities, have endowments large enough that they don’t have to watch the “bottom line” for every single project they undertake. Even some colleges with big endowments–Johns Hopkins comes to mind–are fixated on growing revenue and surplus (profit). Explicitly for-profit colleges are just a little more honest about their status as businesses.

If all student loans were to be forgiven, they would almost certainly have to be forgiven for those currently enrolled. Forgiveness, furthermore, would create a precedent that tuition for all colleges would be essentially free going forward. This would amount to an open-ended subsidy that would benefit many of America’s largest corporations (the universities themselves) forever.

Tuition costs would almost certainly rise significantly in any case as the individuals consuming education services (few of whom pay “sticker price” right now) would have no reason to even look at the costs assessed.

Interestingly a Rassmussen poll finds that 66% of Americans oppose student loan forgiveness.

To forgive the estimated $1 trillion in student loans would mean the government would have to give banks $1 trillion dollars to cover that loss.

Where would that money come from? The taxpayers, of course. We have a national debt set to hit $16 trillion soon. What are we going to do, borrow another trillion from China?

Forgiving the student loans also sends several terrible messages. First it teaches people that fiscal discipline does not matter. The student who borrowed $100,000 to land a $20,000 social work job and who spent half that money partying and going on spring break to Cancun, is treated the same as the engineering student who worked his way through school with no student loans and sacrificed to get his or her education.

The fiscal cost alone should sink this really bad idea. What make much more sense, as I have indicated in previous blogs on Tea Party Nation is to change the bankruptcy code and make student loans dischargeable under Chapter 13 bankruptcy. The obligor would still have to pay for a number of years and would pay some of the loan back so the taxpayer is not on the hook for the entire loan amount. This is not a perfect solution but it would allow the person who owes student loans the opportunity to begin moving forward without the crushing debt load on their backs. It would also mean they pay for part of the debt they incurred.

The size of student loan debt forgiveness will probably kill the idea. But look for Obama and the Party of Treason to suggest it as part of a desperate reelection bid.

The Entitlement Trap: How to Rescue Your Child with a New Family System of Choosing, Earning, and Ownership

Ask Marion~

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Feds to Cut Off All TV and Radio Broadcasts on 11.09.11 - Is There a Connection Here? You Be the Judge…


The Blaze: If you have ever wondered about the government’s ability to control the civilian airwaves, you will have your answer on November 9th.

On that day, federal authorities are going to shut off all television and radio communications simultaneously at 2:00PM EST to complete the first ever test of the national Emergency Alert System (EAS).

This isn’t a wild conspiracy theory. The upcoming test is posted on the Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau website.

Only the President has the authority to activate EAS at the national level, and he has delegated that authority to the Director of FEMA.  The test will be conducted jointly by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) through  FEMA, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) National Weather Service (NWS).

In essence, the authority to seize control of all television and civilian communication has been asserted by the executive branch and handed to a government agency.

The EAS has been around since 1994. Its precursor, the Emergency Broadcast System (EBS), started back in 1963.  Television and radio broadcasters, satellite radio and satellite television providers,  cable television and wireline video providers are all involved in the system.

So this begs the question: is the first ever national EAS test really a big deal?

Probably not. At least, not yet.

But there are some troubling factors all coming together right now that could conceivably trigger a real usage of the EAS system in the not too distant future.  A European financial collapse could bring down U.S. markets. What is now the “Occupy” movement could lead to widespread civil unrest. And there are ominous signs that radical groups such as Anonymous will attempt something major on November 5th- Guy Fawke’s day.

Now we know in the event of a major crisis, the American people will be told with one voice, at the same time, about an emergency.

All that’s left to determine is who will have control of the EAS when that day comes, and what their message will be.


The Blaze recently reported that at 2 p.m. EST on Wednesday, November 9th, The Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Federal Communications Commission will conduct the first-ever national test of the Emergency Alert System, where radio and televised broadcasts across the country will be disrupted for roughly…three-and-half minutes:

“In essence, the authority to seize control of all television and civilian communication has been asserted by the executive branch and handed to a government agency,” wrote Buck Sexton in our earlier report.

During the upcoming test, an audio message will likely recite, “this is a test” while text at the top of the screen might read that an “Emergency Alert Notification has been issued.”

While emergency broadcast tests are typically used by state and local governments to issue severe weather alerts and other emergency information, there has never been a nationwide activation of the system before. Federal agencies cite the reasons for the national test are to ensure emergency preparedness and to pinpoint flaws in the new EAS system.

Meanwhile, the thought of the nation’s broadcast systems being completely cut off for nearly four minutes — in addition to broadcasters being stripped of control — has left many, including Glenn, feeling unsettled over who, exactly, will have power over our airwaves.

When speaking about the old EBS tests, Glenn said that it “didn’t take control away from the broadcaster.” The new system, however, “seizes control of the broadcast frequency.”

“If the state wants to take control…they can just take it and there is nothing I can do about it” Glenn stated.

Watch Glenn discuss these unsettling developments in the video HERE:

Seems There Are Going to be a lot of Unusual Things Going on Around that Time…  Is There a Connection Here? You Be the Judge…

From the Intel Hub
Massive Tsunami Drill Coincides With Continent Killer Asteroids Close Pass In November


The following is to take place November 9 – 10, 2011 according to the International Tsunami Information Center — the conspiracy deepens:

9-10 November 2011: In August 2010, the PTWS Steering Committee (SC) met to discuss the progress of the PTWS during the intersessional period, including the next PTWS exercise. Considering the general objectives of PACWAVE08, the SC approved the PACWAVE Summary Report and requested Working Groups 2 and 3 (Tsunami Detection, Warning and Dissemination; Tsunami Awareness and Response) to cooperate in the preparation of an end-to-end communication exercise PACWAVE11 in November 2011. The actual evacuation of local communities (or parts of it) will be left to the decision of local or national authorities. A PTWS Exercises Task Team was formed, chaired by ITIC and New Zealand, to organize the exercise and elaborate on detailed scenarios.PacWave11 will be held on 9-10 November 2011 as a multi-scenario exercise that will allow all PTWS countries to exercise using a destructive local or regional tsunami scenario.  PacWave 11 will also be used to introduce new tsunami advisory products of the PTWC that were proposed by the PTWS Enhanced Tsunami Warning Products Task Team and approved by ICG/PTWS-XXIV. IOC Circular Letter 2390 was issued on 13 May 2011 announcing the exercise and requesting PTWS Countries to nominate a PacWave11 focal point.  IOC Manual and Guides 58 on How to Plan, Conduct, and Evaluate Tsunami Exercises was issued in July 2011.  The PacWave11 Exercise Manual (IOC TS 97) was published in August 2011.  UNESCO will issue a press release on 1 November 2011.

UN (UNESCO) Exercise Pacific Wave 11
There is a Naval Operation happening on Nov 9-10 called Exercise Pacific Wave 11,  to take place on Nov 9-10, 2011.

Exercise Pacific Wave 11
Letter from above site

Flyer for the exercise
Note this link at the bottom is where  you can download pdf files (also click the documents tab for more documents).

Exercise Pacific Wave 11. A Pacific-wide Tsunami Warning and Communication Exercise, 9–10 November 2011
This google document allows you to see the entire document, while the pdf file below I could only see the title page.
Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission

Technical Series
A Pacific-wide Tsunami Warning and Communication Exercise
9–10 November 2011 (this file will lock up and  you will only see the title page)

This page allows you to download the manual
Scroll down until you see on google doc p 25, & p 26

"Sample Tsunami Energy Forecast Map" and "Sample Coastal Tsunami Threat Map"
This isn't the first time Exercise Pacific Wave has been done. It was done in 2006 on May 16 and 17 using Philippines and Chile tsunami sources. Java is in roughly the same region as the Philippines and experienced several large devastating EQs (and a tsunami) soon after the exercise.

Pacific Wave was done again from October 28-30, 2008, and used a northeast Japan source.

Coincidentally there are other exercises scheduled.
Mega tsunami drill in Crete, Greece right now

The scenario:

An 8R scale earthquake strikes close to the island of Crete. A huge tsunami is generated.
The exercise is based on the July 365 BC tsunami when an undersea earthquake measuring over 8R occurred in the sea west of Crete and caused not only huge geological changes on the island, but terrible disasters, exacerbated by a tsunami that led to erase from the map dozens of cities Crete and caused thousands of dead.

The drill

The Pan-European wide drill called "Poseidon" was organized "on the map" last May and takes place these days 24 and October 25 on location (the schedule was for Chania but I heard that they included Heraklion too -the two biggest cities of Crete) .

On location, there are "watchers" from over 30 countries participating in the European Civil Protection Mechanism.  (I heard on tv that it concerns especially all the countries that are around the Mediterranean Sea).


Poseidon is a program funded by the European Union, aimed to prepare the Civil Protection Mechanism in Greece to deal with a devastating earthquake tsunami, through the cooperation of Civil Protection Authorities at local, regional, national and European level. The Civil Protection Authorities of Cyprus and France participate in this project and an evaluation of the exercise will be performed through the European Civil Protection Mechanism.

Check this too (both from the same site):  Successful test of the Tsunami Warning System in North-eastern Atlantic, Mediterranean and connected seas

Paris, 10 August
– The communication network of the Tsunami Early Warning and Mitigation System for the North-eastern Atlantic, the Mediterranean and connected seas (NEAMTWS) was tested successfully on 10 August, marking a leap forward for the system which was initiated under the aegis of UNESCO’s Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) in 2005.

The test involved the Tsunami Warning Focal Points of 31 countries in the region. They received a test message at 10.36 UTC via electronic mail, fax and the Global Telecommunications System (GTS) from the Kandilli Observatory and Earthquake Research Institute (KOERI, Turkey). Early results show the messages were well received within a few minutes of being sent.

UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokov

a expressed satisfaction over the success of the test. “This past decade alone has shown us the terrible destructive power of earthquakes and tsunami on several occasions,” said the Director-General. “Today’s test represents a significant step towards improving security for the lives of tens of millions of people in the North-eastern Atlantic and Mediterranean, and meeting UNESCO’s ambition of establishing early warning systems globally.”

Also another drill October 12
Malaysia and 19 other nations to join Tsunami alert test

Shelby County Hospital (TN)

On November 9, 2011 hospital personnel and various first responder agencies from the MidSouth region will participate in a community medical exercise. This exercise will provide practical training experience to prepare for medical response during a large scale event. On Wednesday November 9th, hospital personnel will work with volunteer patients playing the role of injured victims to provide a realistic and practical experience in treatment and response Oddly enough…the UK’s NEAF Nuclear Emergency Exercise has Exercise Nightstar 11 on 9 November 2011.

Nightstar is an annual ‘live play’ demonstration of emergency arrangements.
Lessons learned from previous Nightstar...

Here is a website that has a simulation:

§ 1.7 Earth Impact by an Asteroid: Prospects and Effects

400 meter-wide asteroid to make pass by Earth

Posted on October 25, 2011 by The Extinction Protocol

October 25, 2011 – A 1300-foot-wide (400 meters) asteroid, which is more than one and a half times the length of a soccer pitch, will pass within 0.85 lunar distances of the Earth on November 8/9, 2011. Discovered on December 28, 2005 by Robert McMillan of the Spacewatch Program near Tucson, Arizona, 2005 YU55 is believed to be a very dark, nearly spherical object. According to NASA’s Near Earth Object Program: “Although classified as a potentially hazardous object, 2005 YU55 poses no threat of an Earth collision over at least the next 100 years. However, this will be the closest approach to date by an object this large that we know about in advance and an event of this type will not happen again until 2028 when asteroid (153814) 2001 WN5 will pass to within 0.6 lunar distances.” While neither the European Space Agency (ESA) nor NASA has suggested that YU55 poses a threat to Earth, plans to develop a mission to counteract a potential asteroid collision in the future are already underway. The ESA is planning to fire an ‘impactor’ satellite into a ‘test’ asteroid in 2015 to see if the object’s trajectory can be altered.  The Agency is conducting the test mission in light of the minimal threat posed by the 700-1100-foot-wide 99942 Apophis asteroid, which has a one in 250,000 chance of impacting Earth in 2036. -IWO
See this on the web page > Current trajectory of space object 2005 YU55

** Are the dates of the first-ever national test of the Emergency Alert System, instead of the usual state or local tests, coinciding with all the unusual ‘natural’ occurrences on or around 11.9.11 as well as the on-going global manmade OWS protests coincidental, planned, really a test, if so a test for what or is it the dreaded spark to set off a national emergency, to test ‘their’ ability to ignite a spark for a coming planned event for the future or the actual spark beginning the takeover by a Global NWO??? 

Food for thought… You be the judge!  And if it is more than coincidence are you prepared? **


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