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Gerald Ford: The man who gave America the Neocons

December 29, 2006

It contradicts the Rules of common usage to point out the failings of those who have taken that last step from human society into death but reading the many articles on the life of Gerald Ford brought for me, at least, the consciousness of how much he and those in politics have cost all of us; seeing him characterized as ‘a man of character,’ slapped me into awareness. The rules are wrong when they benefit deceit and injustice, so I am going to ignore them. As a Republican woman and an American I have something... MORE

Republicans must speak out for Impeachment

December 14, 2006

The murmurs began in the halls of Congress even before legislators and their staffs packed up and left, marking the end of this Congress and the beginning of the holiday season. Those offices will be quiet for the moment; politicians considering how they can benefit from coming out on impeachment or confronting their now receding fears have time to caucus their home districts. The murmurs come in many different cadences and tones. They are marked with anger and elation, ambition and calculation. Democrats are beginning to... MORE

Celebrate an American Anniversary:  Dec. 16, 1775 — The Boston Tea Party

December 11, 2006 

On Aug. 14, 1765, a small group of colonists came together to form a secret society in furtherance of independence. They first met in Boston under a tree located at the corner of Essex and Orange Streets near Hanover Square. They had gathered to protest the Stamp Act. When they left they had founded a secret society that would promote independence for the colonies, a front line for action. Effigies of two tax collectors had been hanged from what was ever after known as the Tree of Liberty...MORE

Americans vote NO on Bush and take Impeachment off the table

November 30, 2006

Mark your calendar. On December 10th, Human Rights Day, Americans from across the country will meet to discuss the Impeachment of George W. Bush and Richard Cheney, President and Vice-President of the United States. The congruence of Human Rights Day and consideration of Impeachment is curiously appropriate. What better day to begin the process that is so needed to mend the lives of Americans? While Nancy Pelosi considers the color of her drapes and tables discussion of an impeachment sentiment that propelled her and other... MORE

Make the Neocons REALLY unhappy

November 9, 2006

Now is the time to Ratify the ERA Wording of the Equal Rights Amendment Equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any state on account of sex. At the beginning of the next session Senator Ted Kennedy will again introduce a ‘start over’ Equal Rights Amendment. He has reintroduced the bill every year. We can make it unnecessary for him to do it sooner than most Americans could believe. I am a Republican woman and while there are many points on which I have disagreed... MORE

Stealing Elections Texas Style: Mrs. Blankenship goes out to vote

November 3, 2006

Mrs. Marilyn B. Blankenship noticed what a lovely day it was as she went into vote early at the Renner-Frankford Branch Dallas Public Library at 6400 Frankford Rd. two blocks from her home in Collin County, Texas near Dallas. Mr. Arthur Edwards, the widower of her oldest friend from the 4th grade, accompanied her on the short ride to the Library; he waited in the car for her to finish her brief civic obligation. A native Texan, Mrs. Blankenship appreciated the mild autumn weather. Growing up in Texas, the daughter of two... MORE

Get Smart

October 28, 2006

Texas is determined to get Phil Smart, Libertarian candidate for 22nd State Senate Phil Smart is a Certified Public Accountant who runs his own business in a small town in Texas in the Dallas area. He runs his business out of his home, which is out in the country, allowing him the freedom he wants to indulge in his hobbies. In his hours away from the computer and pencil and paper Phil likes to restore old cars, his pride and joy is a Capri from the 60s but he also is proud of owning one of only seven Edsels still in existence. Phil... MORE

The Military Commissions Act: Mary Stromberg Asks a Question

October 21, 2006

On October 18th Mary Stromberg, a grandmother from Auburn, Alabama wrote a letter to every educator in her state asking this question. Here is her letter: Dear Sir, I have been pondering the signing of the Military Commissions Act all yesterday and today……I can’t imagine what we will tell our school children about the change in the constitution. I am involved in church committees that will deal with high school and college aged students and we will be asked how this new law affects us as a country and as... MORE

Republican Sex Scandals, Old and New

October 9, 2006

The NeoCons Gaslight America. Why America and journalism needs standards The Problem: Mark Foley, Republican Congressman from Florida, is a queer who lusts after underage boys. He is outed publicly just weeks before a national election that the NeoCons are hoping to steal. Strategy: Attack! Muddy the water as needed. Begin disinformation campaign. Personnel to be activated: Matt Drudge, John Fund, Tony Perkins, Laura Ingraham, Ann Coulter take point. They will activate the third tier political operatives positioned around... MORE

The Secret Life of Howie Rich and Ed Crane

October 2, 2006

Howie Rich is now famous; the very, very long time lynch pin of the Crane Machine was featured last Friday on the PBS news program NOW. He was not happy about the publicity. Those ancient libertarian folks among us who remember the very old days know that it was Howie Rich who, with Edward H. Crane, III, took the LP from a movement that spontaneously organized itself across the country to a top down organization that limited information flow to a “need to know” basis. Local activism was sharply discouraged. This was... MORE

The Path to 9/11 Leads Through Disney to David Horowitz – and his NeoConning friends

September 28, 2006

(Update not seeming related to this subject – go to for amazing insights that will prove to be very much connected to the NeoCon Cabal. One of the first Political Operatives to be hired on by Edward H. Crane, III was John Fund of the WSJ and Project Arkansas. No one could have invented this as fiction.) September 14, 2006 — When disaster strikes, you use the tool you know. Disaster is staring Bush and Co. in the face, hence the tool is the Disney Fantasy Extravaganza which just aired... MORE

Family Fascism: Destroying Children for Profit

September 28, 2006

What the NeoCons (and all those in government) have wrought Today we are becoming used to the tapes on line that show grieving relatives holding up the body parts of tiny children, killed in a war thought up by Bush and Company as a means of securing the untapped oil supplies from around the world that their Core Constituents have not managed to acquire by other means. Human life means nothing to those in power. Divorced from human emotion in their insular and privileged world, they can look at ‘populations’... MORE

The Oil Plundering Act, The Sheehan – Rockwell Affair, and Targeting British Petroleum

August 21, 2006

“Mom, when did Congress pass the Oil Plundering Act?” Arthur surprised me while I was busy at the computer with the above question. I paused. I had been wasting a moment reading the posts on the purported affair between Lew Rockwell, and Cindy Sheehan. Libertarianland is a small world where everyone pretty much knows each other. “What did you say?” I was sure I had misheard him. When I am reading I have been known to ignore earthquakes, even when it isn’t gossip about someone I know. I got to know Lew when... MORE

Saving Our Elderly: Off the Grid NOW

August 10, 2006

John Cadwalder has a solution that costs little, takes practically no upkeep, and makes America secure. Cadwalder has answers you need to know – for all of us. Last winter nearly a million and a half homes in California went without electric power for as long as two weeks. The cost of electricity rose steadily because of the policies adopted by the present administration. Today, the cost of electric power in the United States is tied in to the cost of oil like two Siamese twins joined at the hip and head. Last month California... MORE

Impeach the President

July 29, 2006

“The tea was held upstairs, past open doors that held the portraits of First Ladies and mementos of previous administrations.” I wrote the above to appear in a newsletter for the National Federation of Republican Women soon after the tea. I had gotten my invitation to the White House Tea as a Regent for NFRW and because I had donated to No Child Left Behind. The sandwiches were delicious – but subsequent events have persuaded me that to remain loyal to America I need to ask that Laura’s husband be impeached.... MORE

John Fund and the Truth: On Trial in New York

July 13, 2006

On Friday morning, in the Superior Court of Manhattan, John Fund will face the consequences for his own actions. John Fund lied, slandered, libeled, and used his power in concerted attempts to destroy those who refused to be silenced. He is practiced in the skills of deception having studied under a master of that political art form, Karl Rove. Our trust in justice does not die all at once, it seeps out through hundreds and thousands of small wounds over a long time. The process of Justice in America has not been swift;... MORE

Fund Trial starts in Manhattan Supreme Court

July 13, 2006

The long awaited trial arising from the accusations that John Fund, then and still, the mind behind the editorials pumped out by the Wall Street Journal, convened to impanel a jury on Tuesday, July 11th and today is expected to begin hearing evidence. The trial, which Fund told associates would never happen, is expected to run until Friday of this week but may stretch out longer. Fund was charged with abusing his long time live-in girl friend, Morgan Pillsbury, in early 2002 and managed to evade prosecution on criminal charges... MORE

How to Boot the Neocons and Reboot America

June 23, 2006

As the summer approaches events within the intimate world of the Neocons move towards some as yet unseen crisis. The doubtful face of of a ‘terrorist’ is paraded across the screens of the world. Was he Zarqawi? If so, did it really matter? The desperation of this administration for distraction is palpable. While Ann Coulter claws toward another best seller, positioning herself as a real Christian, what response would Jesus have to her harangues as she uses the gouged and bloodied emotions of 9/11 victims as the... MORE

How the NeoCons make War on all of us

May 24, 2006

Websites as Weapons: The Stealth Wars of the NeoCon World Melanie Morgan, recovered gambling addict and San Francisco talk show host, announced two days ago that her new project, Censure Carter, will be launching a series of TV ads urging that Congress take up the issue of censuring Jimmy Carter for sympathizing with the Palestinians. Morgan is in this way fulfilling her obligations as one in the string of political tools activated by John Fund to carry out the strategic disinformation campaigns for his NeoCon employers. Morgan’s... MORE

Coulter’s War

May 18, 2006

Ann Coulter acknowledges the covert NeoCon war on Americans What was that sound on the phone just now? A NSA goon slurping his coffee? We are all wondering if that is static we hear on the line today or Big Brother. And we have also learned that Big Brother has a sister, and her name is Ann Coulter. In her most recent rant Ann Coulter, not satisfied with the blood bath going on in Iraq and the violations of individual rights perpetuated by the Bush Administration, calls for open war between Republicans and, evidently, everyone... MORE

Boobs, Panties, and Courage: How honest elections could change Alabama

May 4, 2006

A woman’s voice for freedom in the birthplace of Rosa Parks and Helen Keller. As Americans deal with the issue of honest elections, feeling for good reason, that an honest election may well be an impossibility today, the citizens of Alabama are confronting the most interesting and provocative choice that has faced them for a good long time. It is happening in the race for governor of the Camellia State. The Civil Rights Movement started in Alabama, where Rosa Parks made her stand. So conflict over the issues of individual... MORE

How the Libertarians lost Liberty: John Fund, Justin Raimondo, and the history of the Libertarian Party

April 27, 2006

In Justin Raimondo’s article titled, John Fund vs. the Truth, online yesterday morning at, Justin illuminates the many failings of Fund, former WSJ editorial page editor and now columnist for that increasingly questionable publication. If you examine the publications that have been used as tools for planting opinion and values useful to NeoCons for the past 50 years the WSJ will always be high on the list. In the first paragraph of his article Justin links to an article by John Connelly titled, Sex, Lies,... MORE

The San Francisco Earthquake and Fire: What one man saw and learned

April 18, 2006

On April 18, 2006, San Francisco will commemorate the centennial of the San Francisco Earthquake and Fire, an event that leveled that city. The number of people who died has never been more than estimated. The other loses of various kinds ran into what today would be billions of dollars. On that first day this photo was taken from the St. Francis Hotel, showing the city in flames. Less than 24 hours later the St. Francis would also have been gutted. Behind that crumbling facade of human invention stood a man with an active,... MORE

A Guide to Understanding the Neocons

April 7, 2006

How the NeoCons use sweet charity ­ and how to stop them The recent dust up regarding the MZM and the White House is being treated by the media as a singular event, an example of corruption where the White House dropped some stitches by allowing individuals to occupy positions where there was potential conflict. How charmingly naive of those who populate the Print and Ether Estates. You have to expect this of the media; they, along with most Americans, see what they are most comfortable seeing. But the failure to understand... MORE

Saving Social Security, and the future, from the Neocons

March 17, 2006

As the joke goes, when three wolves and a sheep vote we all know who is going to be dinner. How does that work when there are millions of sheep and only a few thousand wolves? That in a nut shell is government today. It is time the sheep reconsidered how the game is to be played. While this administration might have stopped casting hungry eyes on the profit potential of Social Security that is no guarantee that the fingers connected to those eyes might not still be twitching. Since they have spent us into unprecedented... MORE

The Shots Heard Round the World were not a government operation 

March 10, 2006 

Americans need to understand their own history

As the harsh storms of winter subside we approach the 231st anniversary of an event in American history that can provide insight and direction badly needed today. On April 19, 1775 The Shot Heard 'Round the World marked a clash of arms over a small bridge standing astride the stream at Concord, Massachusetts. We have all seen the statues and some of us have heard the poetic paeans to the event that took place there...MORE

The Forbidden Sign: Republican Woman, DAR Member - Terrorist Threat? 

March 7, 2006 

How can it be that a long time member of the National Federation of Republican Women and member of the Daughters of the American Revolution could be Threat To National Security? This came as one of those moments when you are sure they must be talking about someone else.

This was especially shocking to me since I seem to be the Threat. I was very surprised that my blog had elicited so much attention from the Powers That Be this morning. I learned about this when a friend called me and said her attempt to get on and read my latest scribble was been greeted with the warning, 'FORBIDDEN!!!!' Other calls came in rapidly...MORE

An Insider's Guide to the NeoCon World: Get ready to meet the wolves of fate 

March 6, 2006 

As demonstrated by revelations on the much maligned competence and foresight of Michael Brown and the treatment alloted to Scooter Libby all of you supposed NeoCon Insiders should pause to reflect on the reality you presently face. You may think you are a NeoCon Insider but if you were only brought on board as recently as 2000 you are most probably not...MORE

Why Scooter Libby is Toast and Rove will provide the butter: 

February 28, 2006

And why no one connected with John Fund can get life insurance

Scooter Libby made a mistake. He thought he was a NeoCon Insider. It was a natural mistake for him to have made, his business cards, the perks, the deference, the salary, and the access to power, all spell out Insider using the usual formula for such. But he was wrong and will now find himself tossed off the back of the Sleigh of State into the gaping maws of righteous indignation, there to serve his ultimate purpose, scapegoat and distraction. The NeoCons waste nothing, not even their hapless tools, that is their environmental policy...MORE

A NeoCon Strategy exposed: Why the NeoCons focus so many attacks on women 

February 28, 2006 

A typically smug and self serving article by a man identifying himself as the Reverend Rusty Waller was published on the cyber pages of Freedom's Phoenix recently; the aforementioned article purported to 'prove' that women are not legally enabled to run for the office of President.

The publication is one where my own byline also appears and the Waller article exposes the strategic significance of the Women's Movement to the campaign of NeoCons to reduce Americans to an absolute serfdom.

The NeoCons don't do anything without a reason, and you need to know...MORE

ACTION AGENDA Cyber Storm: Ramping up to revoke the First Amendment 

February 19, 2006 

They came for the bloggers – and took the right of Free Speech from all Americans

As you read this our government is ramping up a campaign of oppression against the heartland of America. Operation Cyber Storm, aimed directly at the right of free speech is ready to be deployed against all of us.

Bloggers are thus acknowledged as Americans last hope for freedom...MORE

Love is not having to say, "I own you." 

February 15, 2006 

Because today is the birthday of Susan B. Anthony, one day following the celebration of love that marks Valentine's Day I will use this occasion to inform some ignorance and blindness.

Women are offended by being treated as property because we know perfectly well that men think of us so – and that the law acts to reinforce that viewpoint. It was a viewpoint that offended Susan B. and it still offends today...MORE

Your right of Free Speech: Thank the Zengers and act now to save those rights from Bush 

February 13, 2006 

The First Amendment

Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances.

George W. Bush has dismissed the Constitution and Bill of Rights as “just words on paper.” As Americans confront the grasping hands of this administration, we need to remember where their rights originate. Blood and courage from mortal men and women established the rights enumerated and the Constitution would not have been ratified without each of those Amendments, most especially the First Amendment...MORE

Before Godzilla eats New York - Ratify the ERA 

February 7, 2006

In the wake of the Alito confirmation the Left is in shambles, unfocused, unbalanced, and unable to act. They are not alone.

Large sections of those who identify themselves as republican or libertarian or independent are living through a deer in the headlights moment; they know that the executive mandate now poised like a sovereign anointing over the head of George W. Bush is the last thing they want. But their tools for organizing political protest, the Republican Party and the Libertarian Party, are lost to them, swallowed up by the NeoCons who so suavely converted their labor and lives to cold hard cash in NeoCon pockets. NeoCons are no more Republican than they are Democrats...MORE

Government is broken: Time to reboot 

February 7, 2006 

Alito is in. If it hadn't been him it would have been one of the clones lined up to take his place provided by the Federalist Society. When the opposition controls both the ball the field and both the teams you cannot win. Now is time to take a hard look at our approach and examine, with egos deactivated, how this happened...MORE

The Fantasy Life of NeoCons: Alito and his clones keep coming, and coming..... 

January 13, 2006 

The NeoCon Fantasy becomes Reality: Alito and his clones are coming, coming, coming......until Bush's Moving Day

As the shrill voices of various factions line up across the country urging a filibuster to stop this Bush pick for the Supreme Court, Samuel Alito Jr., one of the most damaging effects of the NeoCon strategy evidences itself, ignored by activists from all factions...MORE

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