Monthly Archives: July 2011

NC Illegal Alien Crime Report – July 2011

NCFIRE North Carolinians For Immigration Reform and Enforcement Secure Our Border-Enforce Our Laws www.NCFIRE.info The latest monthly NC Illegal Alien Crime Report-“July 2011″, has been posted and can be viewed here: http://www.ncfire.info/july2011.pdf . It is 67 Word doc pages of … Continue reading

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When EVIL Conspires With STUPID …

I’ve posted several articles to argue the case that the membership of the US House should “do nothing” and refuse to increase the debt ceiling. An assumption of this action is acknowledgement that the general government must shrink over time, and … Continue reading

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Senator Rubio Stands Up for America

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The following video is well worth the time to watch. Some of our Congressmen do understand what is happening and are willing to stand up for the United States. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_68GjR6V6zI

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The Debt-Limit Hobbits

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The labelling of the Tea Party as hobbits continues as shown in the following excerpt from the Wall Street Journal: The Debt-Limit Hobbits The GOP fantasy caucus is empowering Nancy Pelosi The debt-limit hobbits should also realize that at this … Continue reading

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Let History Huzzah for South Carolina

Yesterday’s votes for debt ceiling legislation showed America which representatives and senators are willing to make the hard choices to solve our nation’s addiction to spending. Most politicians voted along party lines knowing that the legislation was not a solution but another band-aid … Continue reading

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The Tea Party: It’s Here to Stay

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It is said that the Tea Party movement started with a rant by Rick Santelli, of CNBC, on the trading floor of CME (Chicago Mercantile Exchange) Group in Chicago on Feb. 19, 2009 but the real truth is that it … Continue reading

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Twenty-two Republicans Who Drew the Line in the Sand

John Boehner’s debt-ceiling bill passed the House tonight with the minimum votes needed: 218. All of North Carolina’s Republican representatives supported this measure to raise the debt ceiling even though the cuts over ten years will make no difference in our economic … Continue reading

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An Alarming Trend – Part II

As noted in a previous article, I outlined the stock sell-off every day for one straight week in early June due to program trades: In the last hour of the day, trades are executed by large brokerage/investment firms for buy/sell orders … Continue reading

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Frank Roche Radio Program – The Impact of the Tea Party on Debt Ceiling Legislation

Frank Roche now has his own weekly radio show on Rush radio WRDU. You can listen at 106.1 FM if you live in the Raleigh area or on the Internet (http://www.wrdu.com) every Sunday from noon through 3:00 PM. Here is … Continue reading

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Ten Years After September 11th, 2001

September 11, 2011 marks the 10 year anniversary of the attacks on our nation in New York City, the Pentagon, and on Flight 93 that was lost on a Pennsylvania field. The 9/12 Project was formed as a remembrance of … Continue reading

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What Are The Consequences If A Debt Deal Is Not Reached According To The IMF?

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Christine Lagarde is the IMF’s managing director. In the following videos, she outlines her thoughts on the consequences of Congress not addressing the debt ceiling by the August 2nd deadline. Watch her demeanor in this first video from two weeks ago: httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LuvdoR49ZUM … Continue reading

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DEBT DEBATE, CREDIT RATING & HYPERBOLE

Our elected officials in Washington, DCare embarrassing themselves, and those of us who voted for them…again. What is it about human nature that causes us to reach the point of brinkmanship?  Rhetorical of course, though here we are again witnessing … Continue reading

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Why Would Standard & Poor’s Change Its Position on Our Credit Rating?

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As outlined in an earlier article, Standard & Poor’s statement on July 14th required verifiable spending cuts of $4 trillion in order to maintain our nation’s triple A credit rating. Although all debt ceiling plans currently in play do not address … Continue reading

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The Tea Party Hobbits Can Return to Middle Earth Having Defeated Mordor?

So this is what the old guard Republican Party thinks of the Tea Party movement to restore our country and Constitution: Sen. McCain made the following statement in the video: The Tea Party hobbits can return to Middle Earth having defeated … Continue reading

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The Definition of a Petulant Child

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Debbie Wasserman Schultz made the following comment today: “Aren’t we at the point where the closer we get to chaos, the more concern that  there should be about coming to the table and compromising with Democrats? This is not leadership. … Continue reading

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If You Can’t Fix It, Do A Comedy Routine

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I watched C-Span2 in disbelief as Al Franken gave his talk on the debt ceiling today. I understand the use of hyperbole to give his view of our fiscal crisis but is this the time for theatrics on the floor of … Continue reading

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“Are Republicans Powerless or Are They Conning You?”

Akron, OH – 27 July 2011 “Republican politicians are pretending to act, but they’re actually playacting,” says Jim Babka, President of DownsizeDC.org, Inc. “House Republicans could balance the budget right now, simply by refusing to raise the debt ceiling. They … Continue reading

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This Debt Debate Nonsense

Here’s is a common sense article that explains how simple this whole thing is to make go away. It just shows how the politicians, all of them, want to hold us captive. How the gov’t could save $1.6 trillion and … Continue reading

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H.R. 822 – National Right-to-Carry Reciprocity Act

Do concealed-carry laws lead to increased gun violence? The Violence Policy Center counts 319 people killed by concealed-handgun permit-holders, although it’s hard to know what role, if any, the permits played in those killings. Crime is complex. But common sense … Continue reading

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All I Need to Know about the State of Our Economy Is DXY:IND and GLD

DXY:IND is the dollar spot index and GLD is the ETF for gold. The dollar spot index represents the value of our FRN vs. a basket of world currencies. Although the dollar has risen recently, this was an anomaly due to … Continue reading

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Standard & Poor’s Statement on the Credit Rating of the United States

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The following video from Standard & Poor’s explains their position for downgrading the United States’ credit rating within the next 90 days. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BhOUw0jO0gg Keep in mind that they expect the debt ceiling to be raised and this is not a factor … Continue reading

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We’re Mad As Hell and We’re Not Going to Take It Anymore

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The following video is posted by Mr. Garvin and it is the only video that he has posted. As I write this, the video has 39,513 views since it was published on July 10th. Mr. Garvin captures the sentiment of … Continue reading

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Obama Thinks He Is President of a Democracy

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President Obama spoke at the National Council of La Raza’s annual conference on July 25, 2011. It appears that his base from the 2008 elections is abandoning him and he is branching out. Since his first re-election campaign video is … Continue reading

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TREASURY SEC. GEITHNER REVEALS FAILURE OF LEFT by Frank Roche

On this week’s, Fox News with Chris Wallace, Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner aggressively revealed a damming truth while laying out his case for raising America’s debt ceiling. Geithner, on the defensive (seems like he has been since he was plucked … Continue reading

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Boehner Says Republicans Must ‘Sacrifice’ to Avoid Default

The Speaker of the House of Representatives has announced that Republicans must sacrifice to avoid default by raising the debt ceiling. I have several issues with Mr. Boehner’s statement. Not raising the debt ceiling does not mean default. Raising the … Continue reading

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Monsanto Official Beaten by Farmers in India

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Monsanto has cornered the market for genetically modified organism (GMO) seeds. In addition, they also conveniently offer weed killer that will not harm their seeds. Generous application of herbicide eliminates the need to till the soil prior to planting. What … Continue reading

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Ron Paul Presents the Choices on the Debt Ceiling

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The Buck Ended Here

The debt ceiling “crisis” is on center stage today. I received an email again today with the following quote from then Sen. Obama in 2006: “The fact that we are here today to debate raising America’s debt limit is a sign … Continue reading

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Rachel Maddow – the USA definitively “will default on debt” if the Federal debt limit is not raised

A fairly new very Liberal acquaintance asked me to watch the entire MSNBC Rachel Maddow show and challenged me to give evidence that something she said was not true. Being a news junkie I constantly switch channels but I rarely … Continue reading

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Thoughtful critical comment on my column

I received some thoughtful critical comments concerning a column I wrote recently. The writer was concerned about the “influence of insurance and pharmaceutical companies on the ‘free market’ prices in health care.” Her comments were based on some common misconceptions. … Continue reading

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The Tea Party is Playing Russian Roulette and They Will Lose

John Boehner will present a plan to raise the debt ceiling by Sunday (July 24th) evening. This deadline is to prevent a “roil” when the Asian stock markets open tomorrow night. Keep in mind that this will only be a … Continue reading

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Information From a Friend

Hi everybody! I just wanted to take a minute to share a potentially useful tool I stumbled onto this morning, and hope you’ll also find it compelling enough to share with family, friends, and your blog-o-sphere buddies. Here’s the scoop: … Continue reading

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Any Doubt Left on Obama’s Immigration Policy

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The following video may be the first Democrat National Campaign advertisement for president Obama’s re-election. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cnSIAPiFAXc

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CongressCritter Price and the Debt Ceiling

Dear CongressCritter Price I did not write to you to solicit your view on the debt ceiling… I gave you a specific instruction: DO NOT RAISE THE DEBT CEILING. Do not lie to me by implication. “Default” is a threat … Continue reading

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Where Were You When They Raised the Debt Ceiling

Sentinel events arise in everyone’s personal history like a volcano in the middle of a barren plain – obvious and undeniable. I was taking a music composition course in the bell tower on the quadrangle at the University of Michigan … Continue reading

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The Crisis Is Upon Us

The debt ceiling deadline is August 2nd. The House of Representatives sent Cut, Cap and Balance legislation to the Senate and left Washington. The Senate did not approve the House bill, Harry Reid said it was now up to the … Continue reading

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Republicans Subvert Patriot Efforts

By: Conn Carroll | Senior Editorial Writer  07/22/11 7:27 AM   There are three issues heavily weighing President Obama down as he heads into reelection in 2012: 1) the economy; 2) the debt; and 3) Obamacare. The deal Obama is … Continue reading

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The Threat That Is Being Ignored

Our government and media have ignored the threat posed to our national security by North Korea. Whether North Korea is working in conjunction with China is only speculation at this point but their “breakthroughs” in metallurgy, nuclear proliferation and cyber … Continue reading

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Everybody Is Ignorant

“Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects. There is nothing so stupid as the educated man if you get him off the thing he was educated in. When ignorance gets started it knows no bounds.” Will Rogers My education was … Continue reading

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Who are “the People”?

Before you read what follows, answer the question. Are “We The People”: the citizens of the body politic formed within these united States? those individuals residing lawfully within the jurisdiction of these united States? all people resident on land under the authority of these … Continue reading

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