Archive for January, 2014

I picked this because he makes a point about how the “scientific method” used to work in that “failed predictions” mandated an adjustment of the theory. Of course a theory that empowers government to seize control of anything and do its vampire act on the wealth of its citizens can never ever be disproven” as far as said government is concerned

via Top 10 FAILED Global Warming Predictions.mp4 – YouTube.

Despite the overt allusions to class warfare and a focus on a tarnished and out-moded socialist narrative of rich-vs-poor, Elysium is primarily about immigration \”reform\” and the stalled effort in Congress to pass legislation legalizing millions of illegal aliens. Idealized and romanticized pet liberal causes come in second.

LBJ’s 1965 immigration law changes to change the immigrant population from Europeans fleeing socialism to other ethnicities seeking socialism hasn’t worked totally as planned (domination by a certain pandering political party) so this seems to be the revenge or maybe simply resurgence of the HUAC “victims”.

via Elysium Film: Socialist, Political Propaganda at Its Worst – YouTube.

Who knew H&R Block had joined the TEA Party?

The least known provision is that every household receives a monthly prebate (prepayment) that covers all the taxes that will be collected on the poverty level of the household.

The worst part is that it doesn’t demand that the sales receipt display how much of your money the porcine pols have plundered from your purse to pay their pals and pander to the polls.

via Get Your Billion Back, America : Stadium H&R Block || AdSick – YouTube.

\”I kind of like the way Ron Paul thought. I\’m a libertarian, no question about it, just like John Stossel,\” says Dennis Hof, owner of the Moonlite Bunny Ranch brothel, famously featured on HBO\’s Cathouse. In 2008 and 2012, he began raising money to donate to the Ron Paul presidential campaign under the banner \”Pimpin\’ for Paul.\”

\”States rights, make your own decisions. [Paul] doesn\’t want the Feds dealing with the states, and that\’s what Nevada\’s all about,\” he says, in this Reason TV excerpt.

You can watch ReasonTV\’s full in-depth interview with Dennis Hof here:

via Dennis Hof on Why He Started "Pimpin' for Paul" – YouTube.

We see the results of our oikophobic chief executive’s “shared dream” as Hollande has France circling the drain. Of course it may be the point, after all you need almost (if not total) dictatorial power in order to force people to submit in order to survive. N’est ce pas?

From RT, the Russian 24/7 English Language News Channel (They know a thing or two about collectivism)

As if the French President didn’t have enough on his mind this week over his alleged affair with an actress. There are domestic problems of a more official nature he’s got to answer for, if he’s to keep his new year’s resolution to revive the country’s debt-heavy, sluggish economy.

via Too Little Too Late? Hollande U-turns as France pays heavy price for sky-high taxes – YouTube.

Years of deliberate miseducation of American youth by Teachers’ Unions and teachers who had below average SATs going into college have conspired to produce a population of youth designed to be wards of the state in order to assure rule by collectivists who will support squalor as long as it leads to their rule. Old Soviet joke, “We pretend to work, they pretend to pay us”.

Maybe that is one one reason that no high schooler that I have ever questioned knows about the abject failure of America’s first collectivist attempt that had to be abandoned in order for survival, The Mayflower Compact.

via Edgar the Exploiter – Minimum Wage Consequences – YouTube.

Have you ever wondered about the purposes behind the degradation of the American education system? Here is one.

Every New Year brings a bevy of stupid new nanny state bans.

In Los Angeles supermarket chains can no longer give out free plastic grocery bags made of plastic. From now on, either bring your own or shell out 10 cents per sack.

Illinois — a state so well-run that is faces billions of dollars in unfunded pension obligations – now bans anyone under the age of 18 from going to a tanning salon. Residents also face a $50 fine for flicking a cigarette butt in the street or on the sidewalk too.

Delaware has banned the sale, possession, or eating of shark fins. New York City has banned horse-drawn carriage rides, and Major Leauge Baseball has banned home plate collisions.

The list is long and grim and seemingly endless but the worst nanny state ban going into effect in 2014 is almost surely the federal prohibition on the production of new incandescent light bulbs.

This ban was seven years in the making. The 2007 Energy Bill — enthusiastically signed by then President George W Bush — effectively killed incandescents light bulbs via energy efficiency mandates. 100 and 75 watt bulbs were phased out in previous years and now cheap 60 and 40 light bulbs — once the very symbol of a good idea — verboten in the Land of the Free.

Before the incandescent bulbs go out for good, it\’s worth shining a light on its cause: The ban was pushed by light bulb makers eager to up-sell customers on longer-lasting and much more expensive halogen, compact fluourescent, and LED lighting. When customers balked at paying more for home lighting, General Electric, Sylvania, and Philips did what corporate behemoths always do: They turned to the government for regulation that rigs the market in their favor.

So when you throw out that last 40 cent 40 Watt light bulb, remember that you\’re not just tossing out a piece of history, but a piece of what used to be a freer market.

via The Dumbest New Ban in 2014: Incandescent Light Bulbs – YouTube.

Where I see it going is toward a totalitarian state,\” says William Binney. \”You\’ve got the NSA doing all this collecting of material on all of its citizens – that\’s what the SS, the Gestapo, the Stasi, the KGB, and the NKVD did.\”

Binney is talking about the collection of various forms of personal data on American citizens by the National Security Agency (NSA), where he worked for 30 years before quitting in 2001 from his high-placed post as technical leader for intelligence. A registered Republican for most of his life, Binney volunteered for military service during the Vietnam War, which led to his being hired by the NSA in the early \’70s.

In 2002 – long before the revelations of Edward Snowden rocked the world – Binney and several former colleagues went to Congress and the Department of Defense, asking that the NSA be investigated. Not only was the super-secretive agency wasting taxpayer dollars on ineffective programs, they argued, it was broadly violating constitutional guarantees to privacy and due process.

The government didn\’t just turn a blind eye to the agency\’s activities; it later accused the whistleblowers of leaking state secrets. A federal investigation of Binney – including an FBI search and seizure of his home and office computers that destroyed his consulting business – exonerated him on all charges.

\”We are a clear example that [going through] the proper channels doesn\’t work,\” says Binney, who approves of Edward Snowden\’s strategy of going straight to the media. At the same time, Binney criticizes Snowden\’s leaking of documents not directly related to the NSA\’s surveillance of American citizens and violation of constitutional rights. Binney believes that the NSA is vital to national security but has been become unmoored due to technological advances that vastly extend its capabilities and leadership that has no use for limits on government power. \”They took that program designed [to prevent terrorist attacks] and used it to spy on American citizens and everyone else in the world,\” flatly declares Binney (33:30).

Binney sat down with Reason TV\’s Nick Gillespie to discuss \”Trailblazer\”, a data-collection program which was used on American citizens (1:00), why he thinks the NSA had the capability to stop the 9/11 attacks (7:00), his experience being raided by the FBI in 2007 (12:50), and why former President Gerald Ford, usually regarded as a hapless time-server, is one of his personal villians (41:25).

Approx. 50 minutes.

via Edward Snowden, v 1.0: NSA Whistleblower William Binney Tells All – YouTube.

“The climate is changing, but it’s not changing the way the climate change crowd predicted it would. Nature has made a mockery of global warming, so who are the real climate deniers?”

“The ice is not only growing in the Southg Pole, but also in the North Pole. And the coldest temperatures in decades have descended on North America.”

Global Cooling: Is an Ice Age Coming? – YouTube.