Thursday, October 30, 2014

This is pretty impressive stuff

KKK Public Education

DId you know that Public Education was an instrument of the Ku Klux Klan a century ago? They hated the Catholic Education system and wanted it outlawed. SO they pushed for universal public education. We still have that today. So if you wonder why our public education system in the USA is such a mess... it's roots are Ku Klux Klan... Here from a book by Murry Rothbard:

The most ambitious attempt by the public school partisans to maximize their control over the nation's children came in Oregon during the early 1920s. The state of Oregon, unhappy even with allowing private schools certified by the state, passed a law on November 7, 1922, outlawing private schools and compelling all children to attend public school. Here was the culmination of the educationists' dream. At last, all children were to be forced into the "democratizing" mould of uniform education by the state authorities. The law, happily, was declared unconstitutional by the Supreme Court of the United States in 1925 (Pierce v. Society of Sisters, June i, 1925). The Supreme Court declared that "the child is not the mere creature of the State," and asserted that the Oregon law clashed with the "fundamental theory of liberty upon which all governments in this Union repose." The public school fanatics never tried to go that far again. But it is instructive to realize what the forces were that attempted to outlaw all competing private education in the state of Oregon. For the spearheads of the law were not, as we might expect, liberal or progressive educators or intellectuals; the spearhead was the Ku Klux Klan, then strong in the northern states, which was eager to crush the Catholic parochial school system, and to force all Catholic and immigrant children into the neo-Protestantizing and "Americanizing" force of the public school. The Klan, it is interesting to note, opined that such a law was necessary for the "preservation of free institutions." It is well to ponder that the much-vaunted "progressive" and "democratic" public school system had its most ardent supporters in the most bigoted byways of American life, among people anxious to stamp out diversity and variety in America.

You knew there was something wrong, didn't you.

This is NOT good news

The last time US homeownership declined down to 64.4% (which the Census Bureau just reported [9]is what US homeownership declined to from 64.7% in Q2), was back in the fourth quarter of 1983.


This was a meme in Nazi Germany. You could have your child "taken care of" if they were deformed, mentally deficient or defective. They were considered useless eaters. This is for those who say, "If you are against abortion, don't get one". Once human life no longer has value in the womb, it has no value out of the womb. So we bookend life. Parents allowed to kill children at will up to 4 and after 75 you are fair game. !
Some suggest young children can also be killed, because they are not ‘self aware.’

I don't know why this grieves me.. but it does

Islam is the fastest growing religion in the world, including in the U.S. Since the 9/11 terror attacks, Islam has seen a burst of growth with more...

Typical Hypocrite and a Democrat.. HMMM

the 17th richest member of Congress, liberal firebrand and Democratic Rep. Alan Grayson is refusing to support his estranged wife and their kids, and his wife has turned to government food stamps to support her family
By: Ben Smith (Daily Caller)Barely a week after being named the 17th richest member of Congress, liberal firebrand and Democratic Rep. Alan Grayson is refusing to support his estranged wife

Why Vote?

Something to think about. The last election in 2010 when Pat Quinn beat Bill Brady for Governor he only won in Four counties in the whole state of IL. 98 of 102 counties voted for Brady. Quinn beat Brady by 32,000 votes out of 3,450,000 votes cast. IF you don't think your vote matters, it does. Git-er-done

IRS as Crooks

The IRS is a bunch of outright thieves .. Crooks .. I don't have good words to describe what these people do. Why aren't Lois Lerner and Eric Holder in Jail? Where are the perp walks of the agents who do this. Why isn't the left wing press in this country screaming bloody murder? What kind of a country have we become where the government without probable cause can just take all your money away from you? OH Yeah.. Democrat Government... Tyranny. But go ahead on Tuesday and keep voting these crooks into office.
The Internal Revenue Service has been seizing bank accounts belonging to small businesses and individuals who regularly made deposits of less than $10,000, but broke no laws. And the government is refusing to return all the money taken. The...

Then don't marry a man??

When marriage was destroyed people kept saying, I don't know what difference it makes. I don't know why their love impacts you. Well.. here's how. People will be marrying their dog soon. A nice white dress on fluffy.
The state’s highest court has toppled a cultural taboo — legalizing a degree of incest, at least between an uncle and niece — in a unanimous ruling. While the laws against “parent-child and brother...

Death Spiral

Every Physician I know personally tells me that Obamacare will collapse. Medicine will be much worse for this foray into temporary insanity. Costs will skyrocket. Perhaps if conservatives, I Mean TRUE conservatives would take control of government reason might prevail and we could develop a healthcare system that actually works. It will never go back to what it was. It will be hard, but if common sense prevails.. there is hope. I want to be able to see a doctor and actually get medical care if I need it. Right now.. maybe not. Certainly for Medicaid people, they are out of luck seeing any doctor other than the witch doctor anymore. How did we end up in this mess?
A fast-growing, short-term alternative to ObamaCare that allows customers to get cheap, one-year policies could put the government-subsidized plan into a death...

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Steve Wickham 10 Ideas for Reflection Today

1. The future can come of its own accord, and it will, with no worry from me. Me, tell me: Be happy with the air in your lungs.
2. Eternity fills each moment. The instant of time is an unparalleled enigma. Such knowledge engorges us with awe for God.
3. Surrender the desires or surrender to the desires. Either way, there's only one choice. Make good decisions.
4. Imagine the wonder in not predicting God's future. Nobody can know the day or the time. But it doesn't stop us from speculating.
5. The people who love you in this world are worthy of your ears; listen to them, really listen, with humility, and only then make your decision.
6. It is good to know our vice and how much pull it has on our lives. Being aware is being forewarned of the damage to come if we don't change tack. God is good.
7. Base your light on the one and only True Light, Jesus of Nazareth. Then overall success is assured, for the capacity to learn and then do are yours.
8. Everyone is brilliant at something highly worthy, everyone. Find how God wishes to use you and you find the meaning of your life.
9. Be the best you can be, but also allow yourself your God-appointed failures. Failures are important; they show the world how humble (or prideful) you are. Failures are part of God's plan for your life.
10. You don't know what the day will bring, or the hour. Be happily content in the fact God wishes not to trouble us with such raging anxieties.

A Recent Book says THESE are the six innovations that Changed EVERYTHING we know about the Modern World

1. Glass - The first innovation, the development of glass and how it impacted society, starts with the natural pieces of glass found in the Libyan Desert, and goes on to how men eventually learned to make glass. This required the concurrent technology of furnace building and the segregation of the Venetian glassblowers to the island of Murano because of the fires that these furnaces tended to cause. These glassblowers arrived from Constantinople when it fell to the Turks and their segregation led to the cross fertilization of ideas and techniques. The concept of one innovation leading to another in a different field is discussed in terms of the development of the printing press, which made books readily available, which in turn resulted in many people realizing that they were farsighted and could therefore not read them. Previously, Johnson contends that this deficiency was not readily apparent because people did not require the ability to see small things close-up, although I personally find this a bit of a stretch since tasks like sewing would have also required this skill. Books resulted in the development of spectacles and spectacle makers who experimented with the lenses resulted in the invention of the microscope and telescope, which in turn altered our concept of the microscopic world and the cosmos. Glass also led to better mirrors, which in turn altered one's view of self.

2. Cold (as in refrigeration) - Here the story begins with Fredric Tudor's idea (obsession) to bring ice from the frozen lakes and ponds of New England to the tropics, and how this ultimately led to a very highly profitable business, but not before he first went broke trying to perfect this scheme. Ice eventually led to refrigeration and to changes in the living patterns in the US and now in much of the rest of the world because tropical climates were now made more habitable. Cold is also the story of frozen food and how this has changed eating habits.

3. Sound - This chapter discusses the importance of sound and how it led to the concepts of recording it. The different field discussed was how recordings led to the acceptance of Jazz music, and to ultrasound and how this has changed the ratio of male to female children in China.

4. Clean - This chapter deals with sanitation, chlorination of water, and how this has led the development of mega cities. It has also led to the development of advertising through the need to sell soap and to advertising of soap through soap operas on the radio.

5. Time - This chapter discusses how Galileo's observation of the swinging of a pendulum in a church led to clocks, and how accurate clocks transformed navigation and promoted trade. It also goes on to discuss how the development of railroads led to the need for better time keeping and eventually to time zones, atomic clocks and to the GPS system.

6. Light - This is about lighting, from candles to light bulbs to neon signs. One of the concurrent technologies that are discussed is the ability to remove Neon gas from the atmosphere and the need for signage in Las Vegas.

Monday, October 27, 2014

Useful News


A new study looked at the effects of midlife and late-life alcohol consumption on the brain.

The study looked at over 660 patients from the Framingham Heart Study Offspring Cohort that contained self-reported alcohol consumption along with several neuropsychological assessments – such as MRI scans of their brain and Alzheimer’s risk.

The paper published in the American Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementias, reported their findings that suggest light to moderate alcohol consumption in older people were correlated with higher episodic memory and larger hippocampal brain volume.

The hippocampus is the region of the brain that that stores memories so it is not surprising that episodic memory is improved when the region is enlarged. Episodic memory is how you recall events such as remembering your 6th birthday party.

Previous studies conducted on animals have also suggested that moderate alcohol consumption could promote generation of new nerve cells in the hippocampus.

“There were no significant differences in cognitive functioning and regional brain volumes during late life according to reported midlife alcohol consumption status,” said lead author Brian Downer. “This may be due to the fact that adults who are able to continue consuming alcohol into old age are healthier, and therefore have higher cognition and larger regional brain volumes, than people who had to decrease their alcohol consumption due to unfavourable health outcomes.”

Very interesting and pretty graphic. Warning... rough language

Very enlightening letter from the front lines, written by a Marine upon turning over Camp Leatherneck to the Afghan Military

"After 13 years of operations, Marines turned over control of Camp Leatherneck to Afghan Security Forces.

You know, as nice as that may be, there is a job still left undone. Leatherneck was skate -- paradisio. I actually liked it there and the creature comforts it offered, -- Pizza Hut on Bastion, hopping on the route black bus which took you all around the base, the gym and MWR -- seemed to represent a dedication to get the job done, a tangible reminder of an alleged resolve to exterminate all who oppose us.

Well, at first glance.

The fact is, is that we tied our own hands with our foreign policy, adherence to the Geneva Convention and ROE's -- in later years -- which all but assured unnecessary death and made some of us too worried about shooting to perform effectively. contrary to popular belief, being worried about getting sent to Courts Martial for shooting someone is kind of tedious.

Don't get me wrong, I'm not saying that we should ghost people indiscriminately, but what I am saying is that our ROE's, the politicking and niceties prevented warfighters from doing their jobs in certain crucial scenarios.

One example I recall in particular involved an ANP, who was higher than giraffe pussy, shooting at the ground near kids who were on their way to school. I was tired, had just gotten off of post, was now on SOG and had received the call from the infamous Peanut who was then on post three. My first instinct was to kill this fucker; I peeked around the corner and had him sighted in with my MK12, weapon off of safe and felt my cock starting to get hard: it was the right thing to do -- to kill this fucker. Let's be honest here, he's just going to keep getting high, robbing people at checkpoints, raping young recruits while making them do the Chai Boy gig and just generally being a piece of shit -- the world would be better off without him and I was entrusted to make that judgment call.

I didn't shoot him. I screamed at him in Pashtun for him to lay down his weapon as I was sighted in on him and he complied. I walked over to him, weapon still at the ready, grabbed him by the back of his neck and put his face in the dirt while kicking away his AK. Within a minute of me putting him on the ground, the ANP detachment commander had showed up in his truck and asked me what was going on and I explained. Once I stood this guy up I slugged him in the mouth off of sheer principle.

My point in this anecdote, is that though I had the justification and was put in a position to make such a judgment call, I let him live based the fact that I would have caused an international incident. Imagine the headlines, we've all seen them, "U.S. MARINE KILLS INNOCENT AFGHAN POLICEMAN." I would have been crucified publicly -- no such thing happened when ANSF dudes killed my friend Eric Christian, he was trying to help them and had good rapport with the locals. Nary an American cried foul on that, or on all the other turncoat pussies who killed Americans that were trying to help them. Refer to traitors in obscure terms instead; obfuscate lechery.

"We're so sorry," they lament; "We'll pray for you," a wish upon a fallen star accomplishing nothing; "We'll do everything except acknowledge the truth: We Americans have defined our victories into non-existence, tied our hands, created a culture of hyper-sensitive pansies so far removed from the miseries the rest of the world, we'd rather concentrate on if people are saying insensitive things on the internet. We are now weak and relish in it."

Six months from now, LN will be the ultimate representation of our failures as culture, as a people: it will be the largest Talib base in Afghanistan. All those DFAC's, gyms, dorm-style housing -- Timmy Talib will love it. Just like they love Now Zad today; like ISIS loves Raqqa and Fallujah.

I'll remember the places we fought in, shithole villages like Dehana, Gina, Tabut, Diwinak, Dayak, Salaam Bazaar, Kurguay and I'll keep wondering what it was all for; I'll remember having to explain to the wife of my friend, Kevin Hanrahan, why he doesn't have a left leg or right hamstring, hoping against reality that I was wrong; why Timothy Elmore can't walk without a cane anymore, escorting the family of my friend Peter Clore around Lejeune for memorial services, or why Aaron Ullom died on a mission that served no purpose; why Nicolas Uzenski died in Now Zad along with his Ssgt to make sure their team got away safely. We'll remember.

We might not be The Greatest Generation, but those men are the greatest I've known.

I love you America, but your people have decided our fate: to be okay with mediocrity. America the beautiful, so full of grace, capable of everything, accomplishing nothing other than breeding generations of effeminate men and manly women while no one understands what is happening.

Give war a chance.