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2007


The Ron Paul Legacy of Freedom: How people will govern themselves

December 28, 2007

Future historians will debate the point. Historians being what they are there will doubtless be as many opinions as there are historians. “ If the Ron Paul Campaign had been competent would we still have taken back America?” They may hold conferences to consider the points, assay the individuals involved; there will be no disagreement that it was through the candidacy of Ron Paul that the world of political campaigns changed forever, moving into networking, as opposed to hierarchy; The real question will be the motives... MORE


The Glories of Christmas; gifts past and yet to be

December 23, 2007

We all go through some hard times. Perhaps not like we are about to experience, but hard. Hard times teach us things that otherwise we would not probably learn. This Christmas many people are buying less. Many families are buying just one gift for each child instead of filling up the places under the Christmas tree. All of us will learn unexpected lessons in the months and years to come as our nation is humbled. If you had not guessed, that is going to happen. I suspect that those lessons learned will eventually be viewed... MORE


Will the Light go on for Joseph Farah? Please God, we need a miracle!

December 22, 2007

Remember how Charlie Brown always fell for it when Lucy held the football? The “Oh Noooooo! You can’t fall for that AGAIN!” moment occurred to me again this morning when I saw the Joseph Farah article about light bulbs. Of course, Farah is the one who makes money writing this kind of drivel. It is simply amazing when one person can be wrong twice in the same article, especially having noted that the problem is, in his own words “command-and-control fascism.” Of course there is. So why does he continue to fall... MORE


The Mortgage Mafia

December 21, 2007

“I spent 33 years in the Marines, most of my time being a high-class muscle-man for big business, for Wall Street and the bankers. In short, I was a racketeer for Capitalism.” from War is a Racket by Brig. Gen. Smedley Butler “All of them are racketeers, but the corporate kinds are nastier.” William B. Reynolds, Investigator Guido sold the best pizza in Brooklyn. He had learned how from his Mama, a woman who understood why fresh matters in the Old Country. Guido’s Pizza was therefore the busiest pizza parlor... MORE


Will You Have Food to Eat Next Year?

December 20, 2007

Food that costs less and solves your health problems AND builds a new world for all of us. With the economy tanking and the weight of fear hanging over us, the future looks bleak. Right now many Americans are facing the reality of becoming homeless and hunger and malnutrition will most likely become a reality to Americans who thought that impossible for even the poorest among us. You need to take action now. Americans depend on the food they get from the grocery store more than ever before. The unpalatable fact is that food... MORE


Steps to Revolution

December 13, 2007

Effective Coalition, Cooperation, Communication, Consensus Today on Lew Rockwell’s blog Donna Volatile, a long time peace activist, said in an open letter to the Anti-war Movement, “A few activists like myself have crossed over to support Ron Paul but far too many others have not. Far too many from the left, far too many progressives and liberals and far too many anti-war activists have not. We have so much in common but many on the left ridicule Ron Paul and his supporters. They are so stuck in their positions,... MORE


Declaration of War: Take Back America

November 30, 2007

Wednesday morning early the power company came out and turned off her electricity. She was not expecting it; the bill was a little late but she had called. She had decided that the money that had come in would have to be used to pay the mortgage this time. She is Paula T., a mortgage broker and the owner of three businesses in South Florida. Two months ago the IRS hit her with an audit; her bookkeeper told her that there has been an unrelenting wave of such ‘audits,’ all seem to be aimed at sucking out even... MORE


Hillary, Ron Paul, and the End of Fascism

November 23, 2007

A Letter to Dear Abby Dear Abby: My husband is a liar and a cheat. He has cheated on me from the beginning, and when I confront him, he denies everything. What’s worse, everyone knows he cheats on me. It is so humiliating. Also, since he lost his job five years ago he hasn’t even looked for a new one. All he does is buy cigars and cruise around and jokes with his pals, while I have to work to pay the bills. Since our daughter went away to college he doesn’t even pretend to like me and hints that I am a... MORE


Off The Grids

November 23, 2007

Why the Earth has Stopped Nourishing Life and Appropriate Christmas Cards Lesson One – Spend less on food, start making money at home, and get healthier in one easy lesson. This is part of an ongoing series that will show you how the Grid Gets you and how to step off. Scene One – What you Eat Jonathan Daunt went to the grocery store, ambling through the produce section. His appetite for something that satisfied a sense of unquenched need kept him doing the grocery shopping even though he never found anything that worked.... MORE


The Digital War for Freedom – has it begun for you?

November 14, 2007

Blackstone Group, the giant vacuum cleaner of a limited partnership which was constructed to suck the last bits of capital out of Americans, is now tanking. Goodness knows, it has done its job. On November 13th the New York Times blandly reported that, “ Blackstone’s financial disclosures are more complex than most. Under generally accepted accounting principles, it reported a net loss of $113.2 million for the three months that ended Sept. 30, or 44 cents a common unit. In the period a year earlier, it earned $372.5... MORE


Poisoning the Earth for Profit

November 13, 2007

DDT, a vaccine for mosquitoes? “You wouldn’t spray your child’s head with an aerosol can of roach spray because they had head lice. But you might as well if you use those bottles of stuff you get from the drug store.” That was the comment by Steven Tvedten, President of PEST, Prevent Environmental Suicide Today during the course of our interview. Any parent would agree. In fact, my stomach turned over at the very idea. Over the counter lice treatments are two to three times more powerful and toxic than roach... MORE


Natural solutions to pests, ants, lice and Bush

November 9, 2007

Stop polluting the planet with Pesticides NOW. The answers are easy and available. What happens when an ordinary guy realized that the business that puts food on the table is killing people? Some people just stay the course; change is difficult for all of us. We have all seen that happen, especially today. Sometimes the individual confronts the truth and walks away, ignoring the past, to restart their life. We have seen that, too. Sometimes the individual becomes a whistle blower, making a living by exposing what they and... MORE


The Thought Police are Coming to talk to Republican Women

November 2, 2007

House Bill 1955 is the measure given to George W. Bush by 404 members of Congress. Its intended use is to shackle and silence those who dare speak truth, questioning the present direction of the Fascist State in America. “If you think it we can incarcerate or kill you,” speaks the undertone of the measure. This administration has been making ready the facilities, which include cremation chambers. While this formalizes their intended direction the agenda to train police has been in motion for some time now. In September... MORE


How To Teach Your Children About Liberty. Sing.

October 30, 2007 

When the kids were little we used to spend a lot of time in the car together on the way to school, lessons, and such. To make sure that those times were not a total loss, and to distract them from the sort of behavior that makes kids, kids, I used to sing. Or, rather, to be entirely accurate, I taught them the lyrics to songs. No one could have accused me of being able to sing...MORE 


How the Secrets of the Exodus will save America

October 20, 2007

Scientist discovers process that produced the Manna rained down on the Chosen People during the Exodus. Homer’s Odyssey was treated as ancient fiction, bearing little or no relationship to the facts of ancient history until German archaeologist Heinrich Schliemann rediscovered Troy using the text in 1871 and 1873. While the self-taught archaeologist was not accurate as to which of the several layers of remains actually dated to the time of the Iliad and Odyssey the Homeric tradition turned out to be dead right on the... MORE


Phyllis Schlafly Exposed – as a Neocon

October 18, 2007

Now, our subject for today: Phyllis Schlafly and her well paid work over the last 40 years. Her career was founded on, “A Choice, Not an Echo.” The book, well written and researched, itself turned out to be the persuader that focused attention on Schlafly’s potential to feed a disinformation campaign that has gone on for decades. BigOil found Phyllis hanging around the John Birch Society in the mid 60s. Schlafly was ambitious, looking at a cultural reality that denied to women the opportunities available to men... MORE


Operation Vigilant Shield: Another Faux Move from Bush Co

October 12, 2007

“If this were a dictatorship, it would be a heck of a lot easier, just so long as I’m the dictator” -GW Bush 12/18/2000 If you were school age in the 1950s to 1960s you probably remember the frightening experience of cowering under your desk. That threat, screaming from posters and from the media, was nuclear war. Then, children went home to relative security; the economy was booming. Schools were well funded and the future looked bright, despite the once a month drills. Since the fall of the Soviet Union... MORE


The Enemy Within: Cato and its Covert Agenda

October 6, 2007

No one at Cato does anything without an agenda. Over the last 30 years Cato has positioned itself as a major ‘think-tank’ in DC, becoming a proponent for policies that further the agenda for federalization when all is said and done. For months the institution behind the white marble walls in Washington DC has remained mostly silent on the Ron Paul Campaign, discussing the ‘real’ candidates and ignoring Dr. Paul. Ask yourself why all of a sudden David Boaz at Cato and the gang at Reason would suddenly... MORE


America’s Nuremberg Trials

October 4, 2007

Those who violate their oaths, take note There is no greater need in America today than the need to get the Federal government out of our lives. That is the opinion expressed by individuals across the political spectrum. America’s Constitution laid out a limited role for the Federal government. That role was clearly defined; nearly all of the functions for government staying either with the states or the people; instead of respecting the limited scope of the duties assigned Federal government has ignored every barrier... MORE


Blackstone, China, and the end of the world as we know it: Get Ready

September 22, 2007

America is now poised for an event that has happened elsewhere in the world but never, for living Americans, here on US soil. That event is a hyperinflation that will destroy our savings, milking Americans dry. Those who planned this event have been in charge of the monetary system, and in charge of every branch of government. While occupying those positions of trust they have profited mightily. Now, many of those who believed their were ‘insiders’ will face a reality that confronts them with the fact that they,... MORE


How The Rockefeller Republicans Raped America

September 10, 2007

Part One: William F. Buckley, Jr. “When in 1951 I was inducted into the CIA as a deep cover agent, the procedures for disguising my affiliation and my work were unsmilingly comprehensive. It was three months before I was formally permitted to inform my wife what the real reason was for going to Mexico City to live. If, a year later, I had been apprehended, dosed with sodium pentothal, and forced to give out the names of everyone I knew in the CIA, I could have come up with exactly one name, that of my immediate boss (E.... MORE


Just Flush Larry Craig: Lessons on the World of the NeoCons

August 31, 2007

Sen. Larry Craig’s behavior was certainly revolting. Grouping strangers for sexual favors in the men’s room, is, well, at best tacky. Thinking you can get away with it because you are a U. S. Senator makes you want to send all of them back to preschool. But thanks to Larry there are some things we can more clearly see, so let’s take a moment to thank him. That was long enough. Larry’s actions spoke more truly than any of his campaign speeches or Congressional opinings ever did. That hand under the... MORE


The Ron Paul REvolution – The Road to Freedom

August 29, 2007 

At the beginning of the 1770s waves of distrust and tension had already caused America’s colonials to view the Royal Governors and England’s Monarchy with caution and hostility. Colonial Americans had removed to the New World for a variety of reasons, but a love of government was not among those...MORE 


Peace And Justice — Why We Need The, How We Get Them

August 20, 2007 

Veterans for Peace is meeting now in St. Louis. There are many groups made up of veterans now working against the war in Iraq and for peace – which is not the same thing. Groups and individuals are gathered there to talk and work. Issues include the continued impact of toxic substances on the victims of war, impeachment, ending the present war in Iraq, countering attempts of the Bush Administration to glamorize war to suck in young people, providing real help for the people of Iraq now and later...MORE


The Tipping Point – Taking Back America

August 10, 2007

On this day, August 10, 2007, America is at a tipping point. We arrived here through a series of incidents and actions, many unintended.. Our tools for creating the world we know were law and institutions, tools we thought would provide stability and order. Instead we have violence and growing fear. Growing numbers of Americans now realize that those we trusted have used those tools to enrich themselves. The shock of understanding vies with an overarching sense of outrage. We are faced with the compelling need to change... MORE


Kevin Martin: Trolls of the Bush Administration – Making money by chopping you up for sale

August 7, 2007

Kevin Martin is a name you should get to know. He looks harmless, even as a troll. But he isn’t. He is going to cost you huge chunks of money and significant portions of your freedom. Kevin Martin is the Bush Troll presently overseeing the sale of stolen property at the Federal Communications Commission. Perhaps you are too young to remember when television was broadcast and came into your television through rabbit ears or an outdoor antenna and came only over the “FREE”airways. Starting in the 50s you... MORE


Finding Home despite the New World Order – The Mortgage Crisis

August 3, 2007

There was a time when a home was a place to live, a place where you raised your family, a place to grow your garden, plant your flowers and watch your fruit trees grow to full maturity so you could eat the fruit they would bear during their lifetime. Sunday dinner called families home to a table with meals cooked with food grown in their own garden or nearby. Home was where you grew old with your life partner; it was a place to die, remembered, by those you loved and who loved you. Today your home is a speculators bet, a... MORE


Ronald Reagan – An Ugly Truth

July 19, 2007

Ronald Reagan was a wonderful, warm man. He made you love him by small acts of kindness and beautiful gestures. Raspberry Gumballs and the President. But what America needed was the simple truth and a champion for individual rights and the Constitution; That Ronnie did not have to give. Today we need that individual even more desperately. We have that in Congressman Ron Paul. United Republicans of California (“UROC“) was founded on April 22, 1963, by then State Senator Joe Shell (see footnote) and Assemblyman... MORE


Blackstone Addendum; You and Your Money, Together Forever.

July 16, 2007

It probably should have occurred to me that some people reading my article last week, Blackstone Group LP and Your Piece of the Rock would have a more than academic interest in the vulnerability of money held in such instruments as mutual funds. It didn’t. So I was slightly flummoxed when I started receiving e-mails and calls on the subject of where money ought to be put instead and then amused when Cramer of Mad Money took fire with the same story four days later. A perusal of the Mad Money site lends weight to the... MORE


Blackstone Group LP, and your piece of the Rock

July 9, 2007

As I write, the richest people in the world are divesting themselves of long term investments. Paris Hilton’s personal fortune, something she probably does not know originated from a loan from John D. Rockefeller, will probably receive a notification that her interest in Hilton Hotels has been sold. She may notice – probably not. Those who work for folks like Paris are, as you read this, stuffing assets such as Hilton (the corporation, not Paris) into pink dresses and pimping those long profitable but now matured... MORE


Homeland Security has plans for you and your body. It is time you knew about the Real ID

July 5, 2007

The Department of Homeland Security is practiced at doublespeak, and no where more so than when its oily tongue slides onto the subject of the Real ID. Despite its name and the smooth arguments advanced the Real ID is Real Fascism. Starting in just three years the Federal government intends to make it impossible for you, an American, to open a bank account, travel on a plane, collect Social Security payments, or take advantage of nearly any government service. The House of Representatives has already approved a standalone... MORE


Why the 4th of July is Still Worth Celebrating

June 30, 2007

My family has been celebrating the 4th of July with a reading of the Declaration of Independence for a long time now. I am descended from many families; all of them include individuals who participated in the American Revolution. My application to the Daughters of the American Revolution used Benjamin Pillsbury, who served at Valley Forge. The stories you hear about Valley Forge were designed to keep people away from the training camp being run that winter. General Washington was getting some professional pointers from Baron... MORE


An Open Letter to Devy Kidd

June 28, 2007

by Melinda Pillsbury-Foster and Bruce Barton Definition of crazy: Anyone who believes a newly registered Republican has a snowballs chance in hell of being offered a slot as a Delegate or Alternate to the 2008 GOP National Convention. As with the military, time in grade as well as proficiency of service to the party (along with a little political suck) is what gets you into the Convention: Nothing else. It’s a small club where it matters and those already in place know each other and each other’s positions well.... MORE


Iowa’s Ed Failor, Jr. Pimps for the NeoCons: June 20th, Try-Outs for Corporate Presidential Candidates

June 23, 2007

Edward D. Failor, Jr., Executive Vice President of Iowans for Tax Relief, and those working with him on the Presidential Forum to take place on June 30th are feverishly ignoring Congressman Ron Paul, the breakout Presidential candidate who is now in undisputed control of the Internet. They obviously fear Paul’s participation in the otherwise lackluster line up of candidates to appear at their forum, put on by Iowans for Tax Relief and the Iowa Christian Alliance. Like so many defective Ken Dolls the other candidates... MORE


Paris Hilton’s Tiny Trauma and the USS Liberty. Film at 11

June 11, 2007

What do Paris Hilton, Osama Ben Laden, George Bush, the Board of Directors for GE, and Tammy Faye Baker have in common? The answer is not their choice of eye liner. They all profited, are still profiting, or will profit, from genocide. Of the group the only one who objected to what was going on, and not for the reasons that would strike Americans as appropriate, was Osama Ben Laden. Paris does not have a clue what is happening. The conflict in the Middle East is escalating as the tides of death rise throughout the region.... MORE


Mom, is George Bush a terrorist?

May 28, 2007

“Mom, is George Bush a terrorist?” Sometimes an unexpected question really clarifies one’s thinking. This afternoon I experienced one of those moments. My son, Arthur, asked me the question while I was busy tapping away on the computer. I paused; this also happens occasionally. Arthur, continuing in the absence of my tapping clarified that he was not saying that George Bush lurked in airports with bombs strapped to his torso or any other part of himself. He meant that George Bush, by enabling the rape of America... MORE


Hugo Chavez: Socialist? George Bush: Socialist!

May 21, 2007

Charges against Venezuelan president, Hugo Chavez have been leveled for years. These include, “Chavez has won a loyal following among the poor through multibillion-dollar social programs including subsidized food, free university education and cash benefits for single mothers. ” Shocking crimes against humanity, right? Almost up to the Abu Ghraib level. And now that nasty Chavez is talking about, gasp, nationalizing the oil leases of Exxon-Mobil. Where will this madman stop? You can almost see Bush getting out his... MORE


Getting Reality in Pundits and Presidential Candidates

May 13, 2007

As the Bush – Rove Meltdown continues the pundits and other well paid operatives who have been providing services to the NeoCons on a long term basis are left looking wildly around for opportunities that offer them lucrative exits from the perception they have been, well, operatives. Forget loyalty, the only allegiance they swear to has dollar signs. One of these, John Fund, has recently been busy distancing himself from the NeoCon Cabal, edging away like an overweight crab. His attempts are boorishly obvious and so deserve... MORE


The Bush Legacy Of Death

April 24, 2007

Thanks to George W. Bush children and young people in Iraq never have a ‘normal’ day, a day when they can feel safe and go about their lives. Every day in Iraq, children, young people, women and the elderly along with good, decent, men simply trying to survive are snuffed out horribly. Their homes are invaded; going to the grocery store is fraught with fear; they live with one hour of electricity a day. That is how it is. When their loved ones are shot there are no counselors and George Bush, the man who did this to... MORE


The CorporaState that Ate America

April 20, 2007

What would Thomas Jefferson say to those who evoke his words to install fascism in America today? “Why can’t you see? We just want to be free To have our homes and families And live our lives as we please.” Dana Rohrabacher West Coast Libertarian Troubadour (1973) (From David Friedman’s, “The Machinery of Freedom.”) Today is the 264th Anniversary of the birth of Thomas Jefferson. A lot has happened in America in those years but most importantly a lot is still happening that Americans fail to understand.... MORE


Help Jane Stillwater get her CNN Interview!

April 3, 2007

When I pried my eyes open this morning and got on my computer I found out, to my chagrin and disappointment, that our correspondent Jane Stillwater, officially sponsored by the Iconoclast, had been descheduled for the interview we all expected, to be aired on CNN. How could they do that? Jane is just the right person to get to the guts of the matter. Here is what she had to say about what happened. “Why did they do that?” I asked one of the reporters here. “Because of what Michael Ware said at the McCain press... MORE


Mr. President, it is time to go now

March 22, 2007

Sometimes a rumor is so frightening we hope that, no matter how tantalizing, it is not true. The following item appears in several locations around the Internet. It is disturbing. If it is true the first concern of all Americans must be to begin the process of removing George W. Bush from the presidency, not by impeachment but for reason of incapacity. A slow meltdown as we go through the clear unconstitutional acts we are also witnessing increases our vulnerabilities. We need to step lively and not sit round waiting for... MORE


No You’re Not Paranoid, The SEC Is Out To Get You

March 20, 2007 

If you think that the Securities and Exchange Commission extrudes those volumes of regulations to protect you the consumer, then I have a bridge to sell you; Quite the opposite. Those regulations that the SEC mandates actually make it nearly impossible for you to dream the big American dream. The chances of the ordinary investor getting a chance to invest in that little start up that will become the next Microsoft, IBM or CISCO Systems are slim to impossible, especially if the SEC has anything to do with it!..MORE


Libby. Coulter. John Fund. DeLay: Are the NeoCons Toast?

March 11, 2007

I read Mary MacElveen’s article this morning, sent to me by three different buddies who knew I would be interested because of the linkage to John Fund. Just so Ms. MacElveen knows, as does the rest of the world by this point, CNN has no intention to employ Tom DeLay. Gene Gaudette of American Politics Journal called and ascertained that directly and duly informed me of the fact hours ago. He knew I would want to know right away. It is important to remember that John Fund is not a journalist. He is a NeoCon Operative.... MORE


Ann Coulter: Her Nastiness had no limits until now

March 8, 2007

Got this in my e-mail today: “(Washington, DC) – Log Cabin Republicans President Patrick Sammon made the following statement about pundit Ann Coulter’s remarks at CPAC: “Ann Coulter should be embarrassed by her anti-gay remarks at the Conservative Political Action Conference. Coulter’s words are not worthy of this event or our nation’s political dialogue. Intelligent people engage in political debates using ideas not insults. Unfortunately, she has made a career out of saying increasingly outrageous... MORE


Reality Check: Know your Pres. Candidate before you donate or vote

March 2, 2007

If you are an American today you can’t help hearing the rising tumult from the herd of presidential wannabes now crowding on to the media outlets to position themselves for a shot at the Oval Office. Most Americans now hope that office will be vacated by Bush in January of ’09, if not earlier. While considering these facts the gnawing worry of a replacement also intrudes. We don’t really know much about any of the newer cadre of volunteers for Top Job Global. Candidates are always less than forthcoming;... MORE


Show down in Crawford, Texas: When the Truth Triumphed

February 22, 2007

W. Leon Smith was a believer. When he started his newspaper The Lone Star Iconoclast in Crawford in 2000 he believed that George Bush would be an asset to the community and the country. Time and events have changed that. When Bush was inaugurated in 2001, America had a budget surplus. But by September of 2004, Americans faced the worst budget deficit in history, were mired in war, seeing its sons and daughters returned home maimed or in coffins, and facing a rapidly deteriorating economy. With his co-editors, Smith sat down... MORE


A Tour of the Bush Library: BushLand

February 18, 2007

With a budget of half a billion dollars and little need to provide space for the perusal of documents the Bush Center has decided on a novel approach to ensure that the work of the Bush Junior Presidency takes its well-earned place in history while also guaranteeing that the public understands the President as a man and policy innovator. Also on the agenda; just a little bit of profit to offset those hefty salaries paid out to Karl Rove and other long time loyalists. The facility, in partnership with Disney, will provide... MORE


A Referendum on George Bush

February 8, 2007

If the debate on whether or not the Bush Library and Policy Center will be housed at Southern Methodist University in Dallas were a sports event the outcome would already have been decided. Last night the number of signatures on the petition opposing the Library stood at 10,101; this morning it is 10,124, most of whom identify their denomination as Methodist and include their church. The on line petition supporting the inclusion of the Library and Policy Center on the SMU campus stood last night at 107. This morning it is... MORE


Civility is for the civil, not for criminals: No question is out of line for Dick Cheney

January 31, 2007

Babies are a good thing; they are the hope of the world, the perpetuation of the human adventure; the soul healing delight that transforms girls into mothers. And while we cannot fault Dick and Lynn Cheney for their expressed delighted that their daughter is about to give birth to a child their own movement would characterize as an abomination the recent exchange between Wolf Blitzer and Dick Cheney does point to the contradictory practices and standards of those we know as NeoCons. Their actions send a message about their... MORE


Nix On Bush – Republicans must take back their Party

January 21, 2007

The time has come in the Bush Administration when George W. has begun to think about his legacy. Murmurs of that have begun to percolate out through various avenues; the latest Surge of rhetoric from the White House was doubtless energized by what that legacy will be. If Bush were an honorable man that legacy would give him the same nightmares that wake so many of us up at those wee, dark hours, worrying about the future that awaits our children. All Republicans should be thinking about the Bush Legacy; then they need to... MORE


Laura Recovery Center Foundation - Brings Resolution For Families

January 14, 2007 

Ricky Holland went missing July 1, 2005. Police credit keeping his image before the public with eventually finding the seven-year-old boy’s remains. Less than a month after the billboard went up near the family home in Williamston, Mich., policed received a call from the boy’s family and Ricky’s adoptive father led them to Ricky’s body, murdered by his adoptive mother. The family said that seeing Ricky’s image, day after day, made silence impossible...MORE


Gerald Ford: Mourn For America And For Justice

January 2, 2007 

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...MORE



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