See why Glenn Beck says to watch for trouble in May because of a forthcoming ‘Freedom Flotilla.’
After the state Senate passed anti-union measures, protesters swarmed the Capitol. But because of a judge’s order that the building be closed after 8pm, police were required to try and stop them. They tried. And because of the aggressive manner of the protesters, eventually failed.
Below is video taken by the conservative MacIver Institute of protesters who had already seeped into the building making a mad, Trojan horse-style run for the front doors to let in other protesters. Police quickly stepped in to try and stop the flow. It got physical:
Of course because their narrative is pre-ordained, CNN won’t discuss this:
Seems to be a more reasonable proximate cause for a nuty fan of Mein Kampf and The Communist Manifesto. I have to wonder if the “accomplice” the police are looking for goes by the screen-name of “Blueboy”?
It is NOT about China! It is about Cloward-Piven and the Obama Administration’s modified version of it leading to economic collapse to facilitate the “fundamental transformation” of America.
No kidding? You didn’t really think he was serious did you? He was only against conservative filibusters, not the ones from the National Socialist Democratic Workers’ Party (NSDWP closely related to, and taking their organization cues from the NSDAP)
The professor forgets that the CSA were not a monolithic, dictatorial structure as was the “union” under Lincoln, but rather a confederation of states as their name so aptly states. What the CSA adopted in 1864 had already been adopted by some member states as early as 1861. She doesn’t mention that now does she? In this day when “States Rights” is blasphemy to academia, they tend to overlook such matters unless it is used as a snide put-down of the TEA Party or the Founding Fathers. It just does not fit their world view of the proper central planning and governance by the “intellectually superior”.
Blacks served by the thousands in the Confederate States Army. Many dismiss their service as that of servants—attached to the Army, but not soldiers in the Army. But black Southerners served as soldiers in the Confederate Army, not simply with that Army.
Evidence of the service of black Southerners as regular soldiers includes proclamations by Southern State governors, and authorizations by Southern State legislatures, calling specifically for black soldiers. Near the close of the War the Confederate Government enlisted thousands of slaves as regular Confederate soldiers.
To the Confederate States Army, not the United States Army, goes the distinction of having the first black to minister to white troops. A Tennessee regiment had sought diligently for a chaplain, but had been unsuccessful until “Uncle Lewis,” who accompanied the regiment, was asked to conduct a religious service. Soldiers were so pleased that they asked Lewis to serve as their chaplain, which he did from the time of Pittsburgh Landing to war’s end. “He is heard with respectful attention and for earnestness, zeal, and sincerity, can be surpassed by none”– Religious Herald, 10 Sept 1863. To the men of the regiment as well as to the editors of the Richmond newspaper, the service of the black chaplain was a matter of great pride (Barrow, 2001).
The Tennessee Legislature Authorizes Male Persons of Color for Military Service
In June 1861, the Tennessee legislature authorized the governor to accept for military service all male persons of color between the ages of 15 and 50. By that time one Negro company from Nashville already had joined a white regiment in marching east to fight in Virginia (Wesley, 1927, p. 107; Barrow, 2001).
Footnoted Article here: Black Confederates: Southern Fantasy or Historical Fact? Part I
Rep. Jim Moran (D-VA) has some explaining to do to the nation’s veterans. While attacking his opponent, Republican Patrick Murray, Moran said Republicans use “stealth candidates, that haven’t been in office, haven’t served or performed in any kind of public service.“
Moran’s opponent happens to be Col. Patrick Murray (US Army-Ret.), who served 24 years in uniform, was deployed to four different combat zones, including Baghdad, as part of the 2007 troop surge under Gen. David Petraeus, and has actually “seen the elephant*.” But Moran actually sneers at it, claiming that Murray had “taken a government check” for 24 years as a member of the military, as if it were equivalent to government “assistance.”
On occasion someone will ask what my political orientation is. This is normally after engaging in the discussion on a point that we agree on, at least in broad strokes, some other topic is raised in which my position is so diametrically opposed to theirs, that they realize I’m not what they thought.
In 1961 (I was ten) I went to live with my Grandparents in a very small town (Linden, TN) in a very rural county. Grandmother was the spitin’ image of Granny Moses (Clampett) and every bit as feisty but quite a bit more urbane. Grandfather was a tough as nails old coot you would assume was a hillbilly and he wouldn’t correct you, but you would be so very wrong.
One of the very first things my grandmother did was walk me over to the County Courthouse/City Hall (a block and a half, did I mention this as a small town?) in the basement of which was the county library. She introduced me to the librarian, who as all great librarians, had the marketing skills of a crack dealer. I’m sorry that I don’t remember her name, but I remember the first question she asked this ten year old boy. “What is your favorite book?” I told her that I had read Swiss Family Robinson several times because I liked it so much. She asked a couple of more questions to make sure I didn’t mean a comic book of the story, but the full unabridged book, and then marched straight to a bookshelf picked a book from it and said, “you’ll love this one. let’s go get you a library card.” The book was Rocket Ship Galileo. That was my introduction and the beginning of discipleship to Robert A. Heinlein.
Much later when the “social liberals” of the Republican Party gave birth to the Libertarian Party, I was right there. And I stuck with it. I worked years “herding cats” as Michael Cloud terms low level Libertarian party politics. However eight years of military experience had proven to me just how small the globe really is and how futile isolationism is as a policy. I worked on Harry Browne‘s 2000 campaign for president in Atlanta. My step-kids were the pages at his event in Atlanta, my wife (at the time) was handling the registration desk and I was doing my best imitation of a headless chicken doing the “cat herding’. My disappointment in Brown’s
asinine unfortunate comments after 9/11 caused me to throw up my hands and just flat quit.
Then in April of 2005 the authors of Questions and Observations released the first of five issues of The New Libertarian. I was home again. So if I surprise you by being not what you assume, before you challenge me as inconsistent click on that link and do some reading. Hell, don’t wait, click on it anyway. I may be wrong, but the TEA Party gives me great hope that Bureaucratic Establishmentarianism is on cruise control headed for a cliff.
By the time this post disappears from the front page of this blog, the blogroll will be up and the link to The New Libertarian issues will be there.