Posts tagged ‘politics’
With Obama’s State of the Union coming up which will be filled with misleading information about how the economy is actually getting better, take a look at the State of the Republic, written by Ron Paul, to find out what is actually going on in the country.
Or, you can read the text of this speech here: http://www.house.gov/apps/list/speech/tx14_paul/stateofrepublic2010.shtml
“The moral and constitutional obligations of our representatives in Washington are to protect our liberty, not coddle the world, precipitating no-win wars, while bringing bankruptcy and economic turmoil to our people.”
- Congressman Ron Paul M.D.
A detention officer with the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office is caught on tape swiping a document from a defense attorney’s files behind her back. Officer Adam Stoddard then hands the document to Deputy Francisco Campillo to make photocopies.
Despite declaring national emergency in response to H1N1 outbreak, President refuses to allow his own children to be inoculated with controversial shot
Congressman Ron Paul has questioned why, despite his efforts to encourage the general public to get vaccinated against the H1N1 virus, President Barack Obama has refused to allow his own daughters to take the swine flu shot.
Despite the fact that Obama on Friday declared a national emergency in response to the H1N1 outbreak, he apparently doesn’t deem it enough of a threat to have his two daughters vaccinated against the virus.
Such double standards have led media pundits to call for Obama to get his daughters vaccinated on live television, in an effort to encourage American parents to do the same for their kids. The swine flu vaccination program, which was initially intended to be a “mass” inoculation covering the entire population, has been rejected by a majority of Americans who harbor deep suspicions about dangerous additives contained in the vaccine such as mercury and squalene.
In a Campaign For Liberty video message, former Presidential candidate Ron Paul labeled the vaccination program a “failure,” and slammed Obama for failing to follow the same advice he gave to the nation.
“It’s interesting to note that the President’s children have not gotten their shots and the explanation for this is it hasn’t been available to them – now that’s a little bit hard to buy when you think that probably anything the President wants can be available for their children,” said Paul, adding, “So in a way he’s made his decision not to give his children these inoculations – so if he has freedom of choice on this, I would like to make sure that all the American people have the same amount of freedom of choice.”
Read the rest of the article here.
Ron Paul pretty much sums up what I would have to say.
These people are not in America, but everything they are saying applies. “Consume, consume, consume!” “Go back to sleep. Your government is in control.” “Everything is okay.”
Start watching around the 2 minute mark:
Drinkingwithbob, the YouTube user who made this video is a great resource for political insight. He makes all of his videos in this same rant-like, almost comic, format. But if you look at any of his recent videos, what he says makes perfect sense.
Barney Frank says the Democrats are “trying on every front to increase the role of government in the regulatory area.”
Think about this. In extreme cases, China regulates how many children you can have and Cuba regulates travel. What will America regulate?
But Frank also says the Republicans messed everything up. However, I don’t buy into the two party system. Both parties are incompetent and corrupt. Both are filled with so-called “career politicians” that have been involved in politics their whole life and therefore don’t know how the economy functions in reality, not just on paper.
The regulations are what got us into this mess. If we had let the free market work itself, we would have been in great shape. But instead we regulate anything and everything.
In his latest C4L update, Ron Paul discusses the H1N1 “emergency,” health freedom, and Obama’s interesting decision.
Eric Williamson was alone in his house at 5:30, and got up, naked, to make coffee. A neighbor called the police, and shortly after, he was arrested. Read the full article here.
He was in his own home. He should be able to wear whatever he wants on his property. Should it be illegal for being naked in your house?
In fact, if you watch the video, he was spotted by a woman and a 7 year old boy cutting through his front yard. Trespassing. And yet, do they face charges? No.
In an update on the story, they note he may have been seen naked in his house before. And so they are asking anyone who may have seen him naked to come forward.
This is such a waste of time and money, especially since he was in his own home.
Do you remember the stimulus bill that was supposed to create jobs and help the economy recover? It predicted 3.5 million jobs would be created.
In fact, however 49 states have lost jobs since the bill, for a grand total of 2.7 million jobs lost. On the bright side, North Dakota gained 1,800 jobs. This makes a difference of 6.2 million jobs between what was predicted and what was lost. See for yourself here.
Peter Schiff, an economist now running for Senate, had predicted that the stimulus bill would not just fail, but dig a deeper hole. He made this prediction earlier this year.
However, we keep hearing that the economy is improving. In fact, as of now, an American Research Group survey shows that 31% of Americans think the economy is getting better and 48% say it will be better a year from now.
But the truth is that the economy is in fact going downhill, no matter what we hear on the news. We can’t keep spending like we are and expect this crisis to just disappear. And with a national debt of almost 12 trillion dollars, we are not even close to seeing the light at the end of the tunnel. We won’t be out of this crisis in a year. I doubt we will be out of the crisis by the time we elect a new president. We may never get out of this crisis.