Thursday, November 25, 2010

TSA--A Groper in Every Garage?

by Al Benson Jr.

There has been much public outcry over the dubious actions of the Transportation Safety Administration (TSA) and the way their employees are treating people that are forced to wait in lines when flying so they can all be groped and fondled. Suffice it to say that the groping and fondling policies of the TSA have long since gone beyond the bounds of decency. What any normal sex pervert would be thrown in jail for doing the TSA people get to do, and they get paid for it. I suppose some would say that was nice work if you can get it.

There were calls for a protest to encourage people to refuse to fly for the Thanksgiving holidays and I heard that air travel was down about 12%. While that is not enough, it is a small step in the right direction--and the protest needs to continue to grow. I will probably be branded as a "domestic extremist" for saying that.

And what is the government's response? With the typical federal arrogance we have gotten so used to, Homeland "Security" Secretary Janet Napoleon--excuse me, I meant Napolitano, like her so-called boss, Obama, refuses to listen to public protest. She is now reportedly going ahead with plan to expand the Playboy culture among her employees. She is now talking about the possibility (probability) of naked body scanners for trains, boats, and buses. Should Napolitano get her way you won't have to fly to be sexually assaulted by a government employee, you may be able to enjoy the same experience if you take a train, bus or boat. Just imagine--federally-funded gropers on public transportation--all for the "holy cause" of fighting "terrorism." I mean, who could object to that, right? Shouldn't we be willing to undergo any public humiliation whatever to support opposing "terrorism?"

But, I wonder if "fighting terrorism" is really where it's at.

Frankly, I think one of the main objectives behind this shameful project is to bring the American people to the point where they become conditioned to be publicly humiliated by the government's paid goons. Eventually, they may get to the point where they no longer resist--nice little sheeple who love Big Brother, no matter what he does to them.

According to Napolitano said: "I think the tighter we get on aviation, we have to be also thinking now about going on to mass transit, or to trains or maritime."

Get the picture? Just like Obama, Reid, Pelosi and the rest of the patronizing socialists in Washington, in the face of protest, Napolitano will now up the ante and increase what people plainly do not want, because, as a typical socialist mentality, she knows what's best for all of us and we are too stupid to see that!

Her attitude is elitism run rampant. Who knows how far she's like to go with the scenrio--a TSA groper stationed on every city block to check all the passengers and drivers in automobiles--or maybe one stationed outside of every garage that has a car in it How about stationing hordes of them at train stations, bus depots, or even at individual bus stops? What a creative way to boost the already robust economy--more government workers--the kind Hugh Hefner would love!

Unfortunately, unless the American public stands up and protests long and loud, and learns to start picketing the airlines in big numbers, we will get more of this socialist insanity. The fact that George Soros, Obama's puppeteer, owns a ton of stock in the company that makes these naked body scanners wouldn't be any reason for their increased usage would it?

One report I read stated that these scanners will eventually be installed in sports stadiums, at schools, and in malls. But first, "the public must be conditioned to accept their use at airports,..." At sports stadiums? Do they expect the terrorists to hide their bombs in the football??? Not really. It's all an exercise in public docility.

The feds want you to learn to line up as sheep to be sheared so they can enrich their friends while keeping you under their jackboot.

Where is that old spirit of independence that was so strong in the founders of this country? Why, thanks to 150 years of government "education" (brainwashing) in public schools, that has all been educated out of us. All that's left now is the overweening desire for safety instead of liberty.

As a man said years ago "Maybe we deserve what we permit."

Saturday, March 20, 2010

Demonic Deals in the Land of Transparency--Health Care and all that

by Al Benson Jr.

I've been watching political activity in Sodom on the Potomac for quite a few years now. In all that time, never have I seen such a prolonged and frantic effort to get legislation passed as has been displayed over this current "health care" charade.

The thrust and drive to get this thing passed almost seems demonic. It truly seems as if Obama and the congressional leadership (all socialists) are suffering under some sort of possession in their obsession to get this thing done. They will say anything, promise anything, and do anything, no matter how sleazy or backhanded, to get this bill passed.

If Obamacare is the wonderful piece of legislation the White House has told us it is, we must ask why they have to vote on it late on Sunday evening and why they have to pursue wavering congressmen with arm-twisting tactics or promise them the moon to get them to vote for this. If it's such an outstanding bill, why not vote for it in the daylight--and if it's that great, why aren't congressmen standing in line waiting to cast their votes for it instead of looking for ways to support it without their constituents back home knowing about it? Many of those who secretly support it will tell you they don't. They are afraid of the backlash next November because they know the vast majority of the public doesn't want this thing.

According to one source " no one's surprise, they are going to use the unconstitutional legislative maneuver nicknamed 'the Slaughter House Rule' to pass the Senate bill by simply 'deeming' it so. Nancy Pelosi said 'We will do whatever is necessary to pass a health care bill'." And you had better believe that. The fact that the public at large doesn't want this thing matters to her not at all. As far as she is concerned--the public be damned--she knows better than we do what is "good" for us.

It has to be painfully obvious here that the will of the voters doesn't matter one whit. The current Marxist regime is going to do what it wants to do (or what someone behind the scenes has told it to do) regardless of the concerns of most Americans. Our opinions do not matter to these people. Their own agenda is all important. Anyone still thinking that we have representative government in this country is whistling Yankee Doodle!

My friend, MacDonald King Aston, recently posted an article on his website entitled "Yankee Demons?" It was thought-provoking. Mac asked a couple questions that I've not seen asked before. He said: "What makes the so-called 'far left' different? I meant physically. What is it about, for example, Nancy Pelosi, Harry Reid, Bill Maher, Sean Penn, Tom Hanks, and Obongo himself, that makes one uneasy?...And then it struck me. The face. The face? Well, what do all the above have in common? Twitching, ever-moving faces, eyes which never rest, hands abuzz (Pelosi). All the signs of what we weakly call possession."

Mac continued: "And all of them have what Malachi Martin, the expert on demonology, calls a 'craven fear of and hatred for Jesus.' Interesting. But, then too, all whom I listed are Yankees. (Not that all Northern folk are Yankees. And, yes, Nevada's a Yankee state.)"

Mac mentions the most "identifying traits" of demons--servility. "They are bound to whom they serve, and nothing else, nothing, matters, certainly not 'the good of the people' or the abstract 'Constitution'."

Although I have never thought of it (and those people) in quite those terms, you have to admit that the Obama/Pelosi/Reid devotion to this so-called health care bill, no matter what, at least appears to be more than obsessive on their part. I had just put it all down to their slavish desire to the principles of Marxism, and it is no doubt that, but is it even more? A question to ponder.

All I can recommend in this instance is to contact your congresspersons and let them know, straight up, that if they vote for this monstrosity that you will do everything legally in your power to defeat them in the next election. If enough people take the trouble to do this, it may scare a few of the "mugwumps" among them into voting NO. You will probably have to call their offices or at the least send emails or faxes, because they really don't want to hear from you. Do it anyway. And, for any among you that don't know what a Mugwump is--it's a politician who sits on the fence with his mug on one side and his wump on the other.

Sunday, February 21, 2010

Bond Issues--Where Does the Money Go ???

by Al Benson Jr.

The recent article in the "El Paso Times" in El Paso, Texas read: "Hard on the heels of a tax-increase request by the El Paso Independent School District, officials at the Ysleta Independent School District are talking about floating a $160 million bone issue this spring. The district's plans have some significant differences but the common denominator is asking for a tax hike during volatile economic times in which people are struggling financially in a number of ways." At the risk of sounding slightly cynical, how many of these government school districts really even think about the average man's financial problems when they decide they need more untold millions of our tax dollars? The tax-paying public is the golden goose--to be plucked at will until there's nothing left.

The article continues: "YISD Superintendent Michael Zolkoski said, 'I want the people to decide whether we want this money or not. In the old days when I did bonds, we used to say Just give us a couple hundred million and trust us. But today, people want to know where the money is going'." Can you really blame them? How much have government taxing agencies stolen off the public in the past 100 years and before? And government offices, from the White House on down, are so filled today with political liars, who believes anything they tell us anymore?

It's no secret that, in many parts of the country, about 3/4 of the property tax goes to support government schools. I can remember when we lived in Illinois the first time, years ago now, I saw someone's property tax bill. Back then it was for about $675 if I recall. That would be a pittance now, and the part of that which went to finance the government schools there was well over $450--just about 2/3 of the total amount.

Government school systems are forever wanting to float more and more bond issues so they can do all manner of things in schools that are supposed to provide that ever-elusive "quality education" that they never quite have enough money to provide--if only they could just get one more bond issue passed, and then one more if that doesn't do it, and on and on. Yet the more money they get, the dumber the kids seem to get. It's a game, folks, and we are the suckers being fleeced!

And talk about scare tactics! Many public school districts are not at all above using these to extort more money from hard-pressed parents. I remember when we lived in Indiana several years back now, one of the local government school districts wanted to float a bond issue. They got lots of good press from a compliant media trying to brainwash the locals about how great this bond issue would be for everyone. It would cure all the ills of man and beast in the area for the next century. When it came time to vote, the public turned it down resoundingly. After a smashing defeat, one of the school officials there stated: "Well, I guess we'll just have to give the public another opportunity to vote for this." So much for the will of the people! That only counts when the results are what the politicians and teachers' unions want. Within a few short months, they did give the public another golden "opportunity" to vote for this monstrosity, and guess what--the public turned it down a second time.

About that time, many kids started bringing stories home from school to the effect that most of their favorite teachers were going to be fired if their parents didn't vote for another bond issue. This propaganda barrage went on for weeks, again, dutifully aided and abetted by the local media, which unhesitatingly printed all manner of scare stories about how, without this bond issue, the local school system would be absolutely decimated. Somehow, the school system had managed to carry on rather well up to this point, but suddenly, without the extra millions, why the school house doors would be closed tomorrow, or the day after. After enough softening up by the media blitz and the scare stories brought home by the kids, the issue was voted on for a third time and this time it passed--barely, but it did pass. And educational blight was prevented--and pigs fly too, so they tell me!

This scare tactic is used all over the country. Here in Louisiana a few years ago, the public school officials in one parish simply could not keep their books straight. Their accounting system was about an inch short of an abomination. When the finally achieved some semblance of having the books straightened out, they found they were unable to account for about a million dollars. How to fix this slight "discrepancy?" One of the school officials said, rather blithely, "I guess we'll have to have a property tax increase." The school system couldn't keep track of their finances, lost over a million dollars somewhere they couldn't account for, and their solution to the problem was to go back and soak the public with higher property taxes to atone for their gross mismanagement. They had already requested one tax increase that year, which was voted down resoundlingly. But they decided to go back and try again. So they did, and it was voted down the second time, rather conclusively. People were just plain tired of seeing their money squandered by a profligate school system and the school district had to learn that year to get along with what it had. Of course the usual charges of "racism" were thrown out there at the public, even though the black population of the school district was only about 10%. Guess what? The school system did get along with what it had to work with that year. They ended the school year not in great shape, but they managed to live within their budget that year, which showed that they really could get along without more of our tax money when they had to.

Unfortunately, most folks across the country have not yet learned what the government school system is really all about (brainwashing 101) and so they vote again and again to authorize these new bond issues that take more and more money out of their pockets. So, some folks are beginning, in these lean economic time, to want to know just what their money is being spent on, and some are even learning to say "NO" to these bond issues. They are going to have to learn to keep saying NO, over and over again, because once you defeat a school bond issue, you can rest assured its proponents will return to try again, and again, and again...

Learn to vote NO on all government school bond issues--and to keep voting NO each time they rear their ugly heads. We are paying for the destruction of our children and our culture with them and we must learn to refuse to do that any longer.

Tuesday, February 09, 2010

Obama--The Original "Barackachurian Candidate"

by Al Benson Jr.

When Barack Obama/Sotero (or whatever his real name is) campaigned for the presidency he promised the gullible American public a new era of "transparency, open government, and full disclosure" as he sought to distance his approach from that of his predecessor. However, once he had ascended the presidential throne, Obama, with his secrecy, made George Bush look like a downright gossip.

According to an article by Steve Baldwin on the president "...will not reveal his medical records, his school records, his birth records or his passport records. He will not disclose his Harvard records, his Columbia College records, or his Occidental College records--he will not even release his Columbia College thesis. All his legislative records from the Illinois State Senate are missing and he claims his scheduling records during those Senate years are lost as well. In addition, no one can find his school records for the elite K-12 college prep school, Punahou School, he attended in Hawaii."

In other words, you simply cannot find out anything about this guy except what he has released through his "press secretary" which material is about as useful as reading the funny papers. The "Team Obama" lawyers have now spent a cool $1.4 million blocking access to any possible document that could give the public any information about this person.

Mr. Baldwin continues: "Indeed, everywhere one looks into Obama's background, we find sealed records, scrubbed websites, altered documents, deception and unanswered questions." Mr. Baldwin also goes into Obama's social security number, or numbers. It would seem he has several--from all around the country.

And the website scrubbers missed one news article from "The Sunday Standard" which I believe is in England, for Sunday, June 27th, 2004. The headline for that article reads "Kenyan-born Obama all set for US Senate." Wonder how they missed that one!

So, what we essentially have is a man in the Oval Office that we really know nothing about. We don't even know for sure if he is a US citizen, which, according to the "Sunday Standard" article he may not be. World Net Daily has, for months now, had a series of billboards up in various places around the country in regard to Obama, asking "Where's the Birth Certificate?" There have been several lawsuits brought into various courts seeking to get Obama to prove his US citizenslhip, but it seems that the judicial folks are in on the game along with the media and they keep dismissing the lawsuits requiring him to prove US citizenship. Of course the prostitute press seldom reports any of this. Better for Obama and his agenda if you don't know about it.

I realize George Bush was a disaster. His open grasping for dictatorial powers was a national disgrace, as was his total disregard for the Constitution. But, have the American people done any better with Obama??? We have gone from a fascist to a Marxist! Sorry folks, but that ain't a real big improvement! Fascism and Marxism are nothing more than two ticks on the same collectivist hound dog.

The main difference between Bush and Obama is rhetoric. Both were and are taking us in the same direction--total government! Bush did it with the Patriot Act, which gutted the Bill of Rights, and Obama is doing it with his regulatory czars who will make sure the Bill stays gutted. But at least we knew about Bush's background, his association with the Skull and Bones, his father's accociation with it, and all the rest. You can't find out hardly anything about Obama. It's like he's so "transparent" you can't even find him. What happened in his life from his birth to his ascension to his current throne in the White House? Well, few people really seem to know. We do know that he has been surrounded by Marxists since his youth. Just for the fun of it, check out The Obama File on the Internet. It should still be there if they haven't managed to scrub it too.

Obama seems to be a blank screen. The trouble is, the color of that screen is RED!

American voters have got to start seriously considering third party candidates in the upcoming election (if there is one).

Sunday, February 07, 2010

Sarah Palin--You Have To Wonder ?

by Al Benson Jr.

You have to wonder about Sarah Palin. Is she really a patriotic conservative or just one more in a long line of "business as usual" Republcans?

She just spoke at the big Tea Party rally in Nashville, Tennessee. Supposedly she got a fee of $100,000 for her appearance there. That's a bit more expansive than giving a speech somewhere and having the sponsors pick up your dinner tab.

While in Nashville, she mentioned that she would consider running for president in 2012, and that she was going to Texas to campaign for Gov. Rick Perry after she departed Nashville. Interesting. The governor's race in Texas is also interesting. There is a viable candidate in that race, Debra Medina, that the Tea Parties in Texas have been supporting. I don't know how she is doing in that race, but it seems that Gov. Perry wants to sidestep any debates in Texas that Medina appears at. It seems that he does not wish to debate Debra Medina. Why???

In the last presidential election the establishment Republicans managed to shut Ron Paul out of most of the presidential debates so the quick-tempered John McCain would be there alone to fumble the ball so Obama could pick it up and run with it. Without the presence of Ron Paul the presidential debates were the typical establishment dog and pony show. I'm sure the debates between the gubernatorial candidates in Texas without input from Debra Medina will amount to the same thing.

So,if the Tea Parties in Texas have endorsed Debra Medina, why is Sarah Palin, who just spoke at a Tea Party event in Nashville, going to Texas to help out Gov. Perry when she should be going to help Debra Medina?

Is this yet another case of trying to fool people so they end up voting for the phony "conservative" instead of the real one? That little trick has worked well in the past, so why not now? How often have patriotic Americans been gulled into voting for some phony instead of the real thing?

Sarah Palin is an attractive lady. So how many people will be fooled into voting for whoever she endorses and supports by letting their hearts rule where their heads should?

If she is what she claims to be, why will she be campaigning for someone other than the person the Tea Party folks have supported?

And, is it also possible that the "business as usual" Republicans, who are really no different than the "business as usual" Democrats, are trying to co-opt the Tea Party Movement and turn it into something they can use for their own purposes? I guess inquiring minds would like to know.