In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act. George Orwell

25 December 2009

Obama Baby... It's Christmas!

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Wreathes Across America

Arlington Cemetary

Christmas 2009

[read story below fold]
Arlington 25-Dec-2009

Arlington 25-Dec-2009

Rest easy, sleep well my brothers.
Know the line has held, your job is done.
Rest easy, sleep well.
Others have taken up where you fell, the line has held.
Peace, peace, and farewell....

These wreaths -- some 5,000 -- are donated by the Worcester Wreath Co. of Harrington, Maine. The owner, Morill Worcester, not only provides the wreaths, but covers the trucking expense as well. He's done this since 1992. A wonderful guy. Also, most years, groups of Maine school kids combine an educational trip to DC with this event to help out.

Please share this with everyone you know. We hear too much about the bad things people do. Every one should hear about this. Thanks to a good friend who sent me this.

Morill Worcester

For more about Morill's commitment in remembering our fallen defenders of liberty and to help in remembering real heroes by sponsoring a wreath for Christmas 2010, click here and visit Wreathes Across America

Remember to buy your 2010 wreathes from Worcester by visiting Worcester Wreathes Online

Click here write to Morill Worcester.

Worcester Wreath Co.
1013 North Street Harrington, ME 04643
(207) 483-6502

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"Tyrants have always some slight shade of virtue; they support the laws before destroying them."

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..... and why should we fiercely oppose health care reform and resist progressive democrats?


"Never for a moment does a Barack Obama stop to ask whether depriving us of responsibility for our own well-being is demeaning."

Read more from historian Paul Rahe's article on tyranny...[click here]

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24 December 2009

Christmas Eve 2009 - Senate Passes Health Care Reform Bill

It's Not To Late.... to stop this corruption. Click HERE For Strategy.

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Nelson Betrays Honor Again, and Again....

Taking Bribes For Votes
Roll Call Votes

Where is the Honor?
Where is the Honor?

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23 December 2009

the Manhattan Declaration and Inalienable Rights

A Letter to My Bishop Concerning the Manhattan Declaration

I encourage each of my readers to click on the Manhattan Declaration link in the upper left column and find out more about its intent and call for action - and sign it.

In light of our congressmen denying inalienable rights {through the proposed healthcare reform] to ALL unborn children as well as turning a deaf ear to the more than 60% of Americans who are pleading with them to not fund abortion with our money, there is sadly the liklihood that, we as Americans, will have to defend the future of our country and our Constitution against their actions.

What follows is a letter I sent to my Bishop regarding the Manhattan Declaration and my expectations that he, along with our country's spiritual leaders, stand up and be counted in the defense of life. Please consider your involvement and sign the Declaration.

Ways you can be effective in defending Life;

Read and sign the Manhattan Declaration in support of the original signers Wiite the leaders of your churches and let them know what the Manhattan Declaration is and ask them to become involved;

Talk with family, friends and neighbors about the Manhattan Declaration;

Write a letters to the Editor of your local newspapers;

Get involved in our Government process and stay informed of assaults on the integrity of Life;

Call and write your congressmen and congresswomen and let them know that you will defend Life and that you are a supporter of the Manhattan Declaration.

Below is a letter that you are free to use and modify when writing your spiritual leaders:


Most Reverend Paul S. Loverde
200 N. Glebe Road, Suite 914
Arlington, VA 22203

Dear Bishop Loverde:
I am writing you regarding the Manhattan Declaration and the Catholic Church's stand on the sanctity of all human life, the dignity of marriage as a unique, singular, conjugal union between a man and a woman, and the rights of conscience and religious liberty.

Americans of all denominations are suspicious of our government's intrusion and legislation that circumvents certain individual rights in an effort to closer align American society with a liberal egalitarian view.

Ironically, the very laws enacted to create new rights for others are supplanting our traditional and deeply held belief in inalienable rights - the very idea from which the foundation of our civilization was built. As an example, a point has been reached to where "gay rights" are being forced in our schools in a way that abridges religious freedoms and beliefs.

The original 150 signers of the Manhattan Declaration have vowed civil disobedience if they are forced to endorse or take part in "anti-life acts" or bless gay marriages among other things that violate the Christian conscience. These religious leaders (including 15 American Bishops ) have all stated that they will continue to practice their Christian faith even if it leads to jail time, loss of tax emption, fines, etc. They have chosen to make their stand and to preserve the organs of society and fight against benevolent despotism which historically has been hard to identify.

I understand that many American Catholics are unclear about the nature of civil disobedience. I would ask my fellow countrymen of all religious denominations to refer to history and one of our greatest advocates of inalienable rights and human dignities, Martin Luther King, Jr. In his letter from a Birmingham Jail in 1963, he wrote to his colleagues to answer their concerns about his civil disobedience:

One may well ask: "How can you advocate breaking some laws and obeying others?" The answer lies in the fact that there are two types of laws: just and unjust. I would be the first to advocate obeying just laws. One has not only a legal but a moral responsibility to obey just laws. Conversely, one has a moral responsibility to disobey unjust laws. I would agree with St. Augustine that "an unjust law is no law at all."

I believe all Catholics should be aware of this opportunity to draw the line in the sand and stand together with our religious leaders in preparing to disobey unjust laws that erode our inalienable rights and the fundamental Christian beliefs upon which America was founded. I would also note that it is our society that has fought world-wide in defense of such inalienable rights.

Given the current state of American society and the directions our government is forcefully perusing, I ask you to consider making the Manhattan Declaration widely distributed throughout parishes of the Archdioceses of Arlington and that it is made an emergency focus issue as soon as possible. Many good Catholics and fellow Christians are unaware of the dangers that face their rights as faithful Christians and opportunity available through the Manhattan Declaration.

In closing, I wanted to say that as a culture, we Americans have lost vigilance on the matters at hand.

It is time to build together in courage and solidarity. In Alexander Solzhenitsyn's 1978 address to the graduating class of Harvard titled A World Split Apart , he pointed out that "from ancient times decline in courage has been considered the beginning of the end".

I would also like to point to the historical dangers of rampant secularism leading to persecution of faiths. In 1794 the French, as a deliberate action, rode into the Catholic Vendée and brutally murdered hundreds of thousands of faithful Catholics. Why - Because they stood-up for their faith and the protection of Catholic priests who were being exterminated because they refused to take oath to the new French Constitution. The freedom to worship the way they choose today it is largely due to the sacrifice of those who died in the Vendée massacres. It was the French Revolution turning against the very people from whom it claimed legitimacy. It proved the faithlessness of the Revolution to its own principles. I fear that we may repeat history here in the United States.

Thank you for taking the time to hear me out. I am available to discuss this further as well as becoming instrumental in organizing to defend our faith.

Faithfully in Christ,

A Wold Split Apart - 1978 Alexander Solzhenitsyn
Letter from a Birmingham Jail - 1963 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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Courage in the [new] media......

Larry O'Connor
Larry O'Connor

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Give It Back!

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21 December 2009

‘Life is the Light of the Human Race’.

Opinion: ‘Life was the Light of the Human Race’. Politics, Progress and Prudence - Catholic Online

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A Joyful Reminder That We Are Here For Each Other Because He Was There - And Always Will Be There - For Each of Us

God Bless You ~ Merry Christmas

"What A Wonderful World"

What A Wonderful World

About this painting

"What a Wonderful World"

I see trees of green, red roses too
I see them bloom for me and you
And I think to myself what a wonderful world.

I see skies of blue and clouds of white
The bright blessed day, the dark sacred night
And I think to myself what a wonderful world.

The colors of the rainbow so pretty in the sky
Are also on the faces of people going by
I see friends shaking hands saying how do you do
They're really saying I love you.

I hear babies crying, I watch them grow
They'll learn much more than I'll never know
And I think to myself what a wonderful world
Yes I think to myself what a wonderful world.
                                                Louis Armstrong

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It's Not To Late to KILL Corrupt Health Care Reform and Start over.... [reposted from RedState.Com]

The Extraordinary Measures Needed to Kill the Bill — Updated with Vote Numbers
Posted by Dan Perrin (Profile)
Sunday, December 20th at 4:22PM EST

The corruption of using the public treasury as a check book to buy the votes of Senator Nelson and Senator Sanders — in the face not only overwhelming public opposition, but also in the face of a public that now wants Congress to do nothing on health care — means that extraordinary measures are needed to kill ObamaCare.

This plan, if executed properly, will kill the bill and it will give opponents two more bites at the apple, after it passes the Senate.

There are some atmospheric conditions that will help this plan work. For example, both sides of the net roots should cease fire on posts against each other. There must be a truce until the bill is dead. The target is the bill, not each other.

So, for those on the left who have decided to kill this bill, they are welcome to join in this the kill-the-bill fun.

Rationale: There are many reasons in agreement between the right and the left and the American public about why this bill must be killed:

1. It will increase health care costs;
2. The individual mandate is massive government intrusion on individual freedom, and is a gift to the private insurers, and disproportionately impacts lower-income families;
3. The fantasies of CBO’s assumptions notwithstanding, this bill will accelerate our march to financial insolvency; and,
4. Passage of the bill merely reinforces the practice of buying votes with debt issued by the U.S. Treasury;
5. Among many other reasons, in the words of Howard Dean, the bill does more harm than good.

The Plan: First, conservatives will object to the appointment of the conferees. This is not a motion, so it is non-debatable. An objection cannot be overcome unless the Senator making the objection caves. Let’s hope Senator McConnell agrees with this approach — but regardless, the objection shall be made.

This forces two votes in the U.S. House, one vote to amend the Senate bill on the House floor, since the Senate bill likely cannot pass the House unamended, and will force another vote on final passage of the amended House bill.

So, first, conservatives force two votes in the House, by preventing the appointment of the conferees, and therefore, preventing a House-Senate Conference.

Second, the left will focus on three separate issues to kill the bill in the House. The object of these issues is not to support these policies per say, but to add items to the House bill that will be so objectionable that when the bill goes back over to the Senate, that the Dems lose one or more of their 60 votes.

The Public Option: The progressive’s net roots should hold accountable the Democratic House members who said they would not vote for the bill if there was no public option. Progressives need to produce enough votes to force the public option back into the bill. Forcing the public option back into the bill is in the progressive’s interest since it will show they have the political power to do it, and will set a precedent for a new health care reform baseline in the House for Democrats. It is in conservative’s interest for this to happen because if it does, Senator Lieberman’s vote reverts to a NO.

The Nelson Buy-Off: Both the left and the right net roots will focus on pulling the Nebraska and Vermont free pass on increased Medicaid spending, on the basis that it is a corrupt back room deal that may be unconstitutional on the basis that it violates the equal protection clause (the 14th amendment to the Constitution.)

Unions: Unions must pull the Senate tax on Cadillac health plans, and replace it with the House tax on individuals. (I know, I can’t believe I just wrote that either!) This will force Senators, when the bill goes back to the Senate, to oppose the bill which could force the Dems lower than 60 votes.

Hold the No Votes: Conservatives need to hold and add one or two more no votes to the 39 House votes against the bill, among those Democrats who have concerns about their own re-election or who have announced their retirement — since the leverage from the Speaker has substantially decreased. If every No vote on the original House bill holds, there only needs to be two additional no votes.

Pro-Life and Pro-Abortion Forces: In short, have at it. Given the Stupak amendment majority in the House, the pro-lifers must stick Stupak back on the bill, so that when it is sent back to the Senate, the pro-abortion majority can pull Stupak back off. When the bill goes back to the Senate, the pro-abortion forces can remove Stupak, just as they did a couple of weeks ago. Once Stupak is pulled again from the Senate it must go back to the House to be amended, or die there.

I am willing to coordinate these actions with the left in real-time, and work with the Progressives who want to kill the bill — to share intelligence and whip counts. This way the left and the right working together will accomplish not only what we want, but what the American people want.

Oh, I did not mention this in the original post, but should have:

we do not need any more than 42 votes on the House floor, and last time there were 39 No votes.

Assuming we have a hard base of 25 no Dem votes, then the net roots need to produce eight House votes on either the abortion or public option question.

The Stupak folks ought to be able produce ten additional no votes.

This is not difficult math. And is already telling its members to oppose the Senate bill.

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18 December 2009

Ben Nelson (D-NE) the lone Democrat Holding Out......

19-December-2009 - 100% of Unborn Children and the Majority of America
by Nelson.

Please contact Ben Nelson and let him know what you think.

For the Sanctity of Life And Our Most Innocent Brothers and Sisters. Please Pray For Ben Nelson.
"The White House and Senate Democratic leaders seem willing to give Senator Ben Nelson, Democrat of Nebraska, just about anything he wants to win his support of major health care legislation. Anything, that is, but the item at the top of Mr. Nelson’s wish-list: air-tight restrictions on insurance coverage for abortions."

NYT 17 Dec 09

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Who's Behind The Global Warming Falacy [besides Barack Obama]?

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Why How Matters More Than WHAT

An interesting view on ETHICS and how we got to where we are today - and where we need to focus on change.

Why HOW We Do Anything
Means Everything....
in Business (and in Life)

by Dov Seidman @ Amazon

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Save the SEALs

[sign the petition]

Help Stop This Shameless Action Against the Men and Women Who Defend Freedom Around The World.
Navy SEALs
Click Here To SIGN Now

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Global Temperature Statistical Facts

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16 December 2009

Rare Earth - China, Mongolia and the the World of Green

Rare Earth - to Prius, or Not to Prius?

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03 December 2009

Media Bailout

Government Bailout Of Media will Mean Government
With Media - Chilling, given the influence the federal government has with the financial and auto industries. Read More......

"Government's going to have to be involved, in one way or the other," to save journalism from an ongoing "market failure" that will only worsen without intervention" said Rep. Henry Waxman, Chairman of the powerful House Energy and Commerce Committee.

Waxman bemoaned the demise of newspapers across the country, including in Denver and Seattle, and warned that the troubling media trends will continue. "This recent depression in the media sector is not cyclical," Waxman said. "It is structural."

"Congress can't impose a solution" to that structural problem, he said. But the government should partner with the media industry to ensure a sound future for journalism. Waxman praised the record of "independent" reporting in U.S. history and said it has implications for democracy.

Read more.... and please get involved!

Also read The fix is in, liberal media selling out for pot of government gold - the Washington Examiner.

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A Marriage Between a Man and a Woman Wins in New York

Marriage Wins in New York: a ‘Man with a Chest’ - Catholic Online

Senator Ruben Diaz is
                        "....... a Man With A Chest"

"We make men without chests and expect of them virtue and enterprise. We laugh at honor and are shocked to find traitors in our midst. We castrate and bid the geldings be fruitful.” C. S. Lewis

Support NY Senator Diaz for his position on the protection of Marriage.
Let him know that you are standing with him.
Contact Diaz TODAY!

Click HERE for Senator Diaz's Website

Senator Diaz's contact information:

District Office
900 Rogers Place
The Bronx, NY 10459
Tel:(718) 991-3161 / Fax:(718) 991-0309

Albany Office
307 Legislative Office Building
Albany, NY 12247
Tel: (518) 455-2511 / Fax: (518) 426-6945

Senator Diaz's email address is: or click here

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Global Cooling.... WaaaWaaaaaaa!

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Union troubled by Eagle Scout project in Allentown --


Union troubled by Eagle Scout project in Allentown --

Re: Unions, SEIU

One might argue that what you are about to read is an isolated incident. As one with experience in dealing with unions for the management side, I can truthfully tell you that this type of action is is not isolated.

Words that come to mind while reading this are "bully", "un-American", "petty", "arrogant", and "pathetic"......

Who are these people? In the coming month I will post a Union Wall of Shame of such incidents as well as information laying-out the intentions of Unions in our country and the Obama Administration's relationships to unions (specifically the S.E.I.U.).

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