Murray/Ryan Plan Cuts EARNED Military Benefits While Not Touching UNEARNED Welfare

“Under the bill, federal agencies such as the Defense Department would avoid about $62 billion in automatic budget cuts, known as sequestration, over two years. It would be paid for in part by scaling back pensions for working-age military retirees. “This bill is a firm step in the right direction,” Rep. Paul Ryan.”

Here’s the deal. When it comes to government ‘benefits,’ there are EARNED benefits, and UNEARNED benefits. The military, and in this case ESPECIALLY the retirees, EARNED their benefits (and then some) by voluntarily sacrificing years of their lives, risking their lives, and giving up their health and families in some cases. They EARNED their benefits providing one of the FEW things the government is CONSTITUTIONALLY bound to provide, which is national defense.

Welfare recipients, those getting ‘free’ Obamaphones, those who riot when their EBT isn’t loaded on time, those who get back more in refunds and benefits than the taxes they pay in are receiving UNEARNED benefits. And you fools pretending to lead this nation start cutting where?

So, Paul Ryan, what you are telling me is the you, John Boehner, and all the other (R)epublicans who support this bill, that you support and value the dependent recipient over the provider. You support those who take and consume that which they did not earn and do not deserve over those who create, earn, and provide. You support those who are eroding this nation from within over those who defend it from external threats. Noted.

This bill DOES. NOT. CUT. SPENDING.  You are playing games.  It only cuts PROPOSED spending years down the road.  Here is what your plan does.  If you spent $75 million last year, and you PROPOSED to spend $100 million next year, but you actually spend $80 million, you are claiming to have ‘cut spending’ by $20 million when in fact you have INCREASED spending by $5 million.  And to make what you, the rest of the progressive (R)epublicans, and the democrats are doing even worse, you then claim that $20 million in fake savings is now available to spend on other things.  NO.  The only numbers that matter in this debate is the amount of money the government takes in, and the amount it spends, and the difference between the two. 

You beat your chest and proclaim that this bill cuts $2.3 billion per year over 10 years.  You do realize that the government is PRINTING on average $2.8 billion EVER SINGLE DAY, right?  And as you kick the can down the road, you are attempting to obligate future congresses to your plan, which as we’ve seen no congress EVER abides by.  Crap, this congress can’t even abide by the laws it signed LAST YEAR.  We’re sick and tired of these games.  You may be avoiding a partial government shutdown, but your hastening the ULTIMATE government shutdown and economic collapse by REFUSING to deal with the real problem, which is government spending and overreach.

We have identified you and those like you for who your really are, and we will not forget. You are the can-kicking sellouts contributing to the destruction of our nation. It may not be today, this week, or this year, but we will be rid of you.



House Trims Pay Raises for Troops, Retirees

Dec 13, 2013

Military.com| by Brendan McGarry

Stacks of coins and pile of bills.

The U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation Thursday that would reduce pay raises for troops and retirement benefits for veterans.

A day before adjourning for holiday recess, the Republican-controlled chamber voted 332-94 to approve the Bipartisan Budget Act. Under the bill, federal agencies such as the Defense Department would avoid about $62 billion in automatic budget cuts, known as sequestration, over two years.

It would be paid for in part by scaling back pensions for working-age military retirees.

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Making Nixon Look Like a Saint

The Crook

Spending? What Spending?

The facts don’t lie.  Obama has 4 years of trillion-plus dollar deficits to his name.

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Obama’s Now Borrowed More Than All Presidents from Washington to W

By Terence P. Jeffrey
November 30, 2012

(CNSNews.com) – The federal government has now borrowed more money during Barack Obama’s time as president than it did in the period lasting from the time President George Washington took the oath office until July 2, 2001, more than five months into the first term of President George W. Bush.

At the close of business on Jan. 20, 2009, when President Barack Obama was inaugurated, the national debt stood at $10,626,877,048,913.08, according to the Treasury. At the close of business this Thursday, it stood at $16,323,083,449,604.98.

That means the debt has increased $5,696,206,400,691.90 during Obama’s presidency.

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You’ve Been Deceived – Pink Slip Obama

Progressivism Paving the Road to Communism in America

What do you know about the communist movement and what it hopes to accomplish in America?  Maybe you’ve heard of the 10 pillars of communism.  I’ll list them here, and some ideas of how much of each pillar has been completed.

  1. Abolition of private property in land and application of all rents of land to public purposes.
    1. Nearing completion.  Liberalization of “eminent domain” and zoning regulations, Bureau of Land Management and Environmental Protection Agency oversteps of authority, and daily land/property seizures under RICO statutes.
  2. A heavy progressive or graduated income tax.
    1. Done.
  3. Abolition of all rights of inheritance.
    1. In progress.  Death/estate taxes.
  4. Confiscation of the property of all emigrants and rebels.
    1. Nearing completion. We call it government seizures, tax liens, “forfeiture” Public “law” 99-570 (1986); Executive order 11490, sections 1205, 2002 which gives private land to the Department of Urban Development; the imprisonment of “terrorists” and those who speak out or write against the “government” (1997 Crime/Terrorist Bill); or the IRS confiscation of property without due process.
  5. Centralization of credit in the banks of the state, by means of a national bank with state capital and an exclusive monopoly.
    1. Done. The Federal Reserve System, created by the Federal Reserve Act of Congress in 1913, is indeed such a “national bank” and it politically manipulates interest rates and holds a monopoly on legal counterfeiting in the United States. This is exactly what Marx had in mind and completely fulfills this plank, another major socialist objective. Yet, most Americans naively believe the U.S. of A. is far from a Marxist or socialist nation.  Federal bailouts of large banks further extends government control of the banking industry.
  6. Centralization of the means of communication and transport in the hands of the state.
    1. Nearly complete.  The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) regulates communication, and is making intrusive regulations to control internet and cell phone usage.  The government has also recently mandated that the release of information such as unemployment statistics will only happen on government controlled systems.  The Department of Transportation, the Interstate Commerce Commission, and the Federal Aviation Administration, various executive orders, and various state bureaucracies have a pretty tight grip on transportation, a grip which is tightening via further regulation and taxation. Don’t forget the federal postal monopoly, AMTRAK and CONRAIL — outright socialist (government-owned) enterprises.
  7. Extension of factories and instruments of production owned by the state; the bringing into cultivation of waste lands, and the improvement of the soil generally in accordance with a common plan.
    1. Almost complete. The many various federal agencies such as the Department of Agriculture, the Department of Commerce and Labor, Department of Interior, the Environmental Protection Agency, Bureau of Land Management, Bureau of Reclamation, Bureau of Mines, National Park Service, and the IRS control of nearly all business through corporate regulations.  By implementing regulations and laws that favor massive agri-business companies, they are driving small farmers off their land and centralizing control of food production.
  8. Equal obligation of all to work. Establishment of industrial armies, especially for agriculture.
    1. In progress.  Government policies on debt, spending, inflation, and encouraging families to live beyond their means have over time necessitated the “two income family” to make ends meet.  At the same time “working” families are being forced to work harder, more people are being driven into government dependency.  At some point, the handouts will no longer be “free,” and if the dependent class wants to eat, they will be forced to work.
  9. Combination of agriculture with manufacturing industries; gradual abolition of all the distinction between town and country by a more equable distribution of the populace over the country.
    1. In progress.  Land use planning commissions, re-zoning laws, massive government subsidized agri-business farms.
  10. Free education for all children in public schools. Abolition of children’s factory labor in its present form. Combination of education with industrial production, etc.
    1. Done.  The government has wrapped its tentacles around the public school system via the purse strings.  They mandate what will be taught and accepted, or they cut the funding.  As for  child labor, recent regulations are making it illegal for children to even work on a FAMILY FARM.

Whether or not you actually believe this or not, I encourage you to at least open your mind to the POSSIBILITY that it MIGHT be true, or at least have some merit.  Ask yourself what you can and should do in case it is true. Continue reading

Schizophrenic Bernanke Trying to Save His Legacy

Isn’t it funny, in a Greek tragic comedy sort of way, how incompetent people in positions of power whose ideology and methodology fails utterly and completely can never seem to own up to their failures, or at least just fade away and let the process of cleaning up their mess get underway?

Such is the case with Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke, or Bernyankme if you prefer. Bernanke and all of the other liberal progressives keep trumpeting that things would have been much worse if we hadn’t spent hundreds of billions, and now trillions of dollars that we didn’t have, don’t have, and will never have. Yet they make these assertions with no real data to back them up. Just ‘feelings.’

In the first article below, Bernyankme is running around trying to salvage is legacy and convince everyone what a great job he did by spending trillions and monetizing our debt, but when confronted by a college student for concrete proof and even methodology behind his decision making on the bailouts, he can’t answer the questions. Then, in the 2nd article below, he says/admits that continuing the course that he played a major part in putting us on will lead us to total economic collapse a whole lot sooner than anyone is letting on. That’s the first really honest and competent thing I’ve ever heard him say.

I’ve said it before, and now even the Fed Chair agrees with me, we hurtling headlong into a repeat of the Weimar Republic economically, and socially if we do not RADICALLY and DRASTICALLY change course NOW. Not in 5 years, not in 10 years. We don’t have that long. If Washington doesn’t stop the deficit spending NOW, put us on a course to begin paying down our debt, get out of the way and let our economy take off, most of America has not the foggiest idea how bad things are going to get.



MCKINLEY AND FITTON: Bernanke’s fairy tale recession story for kids

Records show Fed had no coherent strategy for bank bailouts

By Vern McKinley and Tom Fitton | Wednesday, April 11, 2012

It’s an oldie but a goodie for our Federal Reserve chairman. In one of his recent lectures at George Washington University (GWU), Ben S. Bernanke made the self-congratulatory assertion that the “forceful policy response” led by the Federal Reserve in 2008 helped avoid a more serious economic downturn.

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34 Shocking Facts About U.S. Debt That Should Set America On Fire With Anger

We have been lied to, and our wealth has been stolen.  We have been enslaved to debt by our government.  We are in for a world of pain.  If we don’t wake up and get VERY angry, and soon, it will be too late to save the country.

We MUST make our government listen to us, and they MUST stop spending beyond OUR means.  How do we make the government adhere to the Constitution short of the 2nd Amendment failsafe?
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34 Shocking Facts About U.S. Debt That Should Set America On Fire With Anger

We have all been lied to.  For decades, the leaders of both major political parties have promised us that they can fix our current system and that they can get our national debt under control.  As the 2012 election approaches, they are making all kinds of wild promises once again.  Well you know what?  It is all a giant sham.  The United States has gotten into so much debt that there will be no coming back from this.  The current system is irretrievably broken. 30 years ago the U.S. debt was a horrific crisis that was completely and totally out of control.  If we would have dealt with it back then maybe we could have done something about it.  But now it is 15 timeslarger, and we are adding more than a trillion dollars to the debt every single year.  Continue reading

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