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Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Trump and Biblical History

As this country is experiencing a moment of momentous pronouncement, there is a precedence from history that comes to light.  Someone dear to me likes to state, “This country is still in its infancy, it needs to decide what is wants to be when it grows up.”  There are several different opinions of the Constitution raging from debating the humanity of the founding fathers to the times of which the Constitution was written in. 
PrideSoaring Media Entertainment is no stranger to controversy.  Our video “Climate Change of our Liberties and Freedoms,” talks of the attack on the Constitution.  Since the first Baby Boomer took office, a hatchet has been turned against the document and turned against our freedoms and liberties.  Today we face the Boomers in 116th Congress.  This congress has taken the hatchet and is chopping hard on the Constitution and our freedoms and liberties. 

          Boomers are over half of the 116th Congress and the power-driven hatchet yielders have traded the hatchet to chainsaws and are deforesting the Constitution as if it was the Rain forest and with no regards to the future effects.   
Almost 4 million jobs created since election.
More Americans are now employed than ever recorded before in our history.
We have created more than 400,000 manufacturing jobs since Trump’s election.
Manufacturing jobs growing at the fastest rate in more than THREE DECADES.
Economic growth last quarter hit 4.2 percent.
New unemployment claims recently hit a 49-year low.
Median household income has hit highest level ever recorded.
African-American unemployment has recently achieved the lowest rate ever recorded.
Hispanic-American unemployment is at the lowest rate ever recorded.
Asian-American unemployment recently achieved the lowest rate ever recorded.
Women’s unemployment recently reached the lowest rate in 65 years.
Youth unemployment has recently hit the lowest rate in nearly half a century.
Lowest unemployment rate ever recorded for Americans without a high school diploma.
Veterans’ unemployment recently reached its lowest rate in nearly 20 years.
Almost 3.9 million Americans have been lifted off food stamps since the election.
This is the short list of President Trumps accomplishment since taking office and the 116th wants his head. Those who harbor contempt for the man will not believe he is responsible for these accomplishments.  Those who find the man as great only see his accomplishments.  I am personally a Constitutionalist and I no dog in this odium fight.   I concern myself with our freedoms and Liberties.  To my amaze my better half of whom was quoted prior about what America wants to be when it grows up, said to me one day, how is was a great thing for Trump to have won. 
She would be considered a never Trump’er or outright dislike him.  For her to say this was something that caught my attention. Now she didn’t mean he was a great president, nor was she acknowledging his good deeds.  She was pointing out the ugliness that has come to light.  She is very much correct.  She sees from the viewpoint of a woman a #metoo thinker the ugliness she sees is different from my vision.
          That said, I see a commonality with Trump with some less than perfect leaders in history.  It been said that Trump is a "Master Wizard" using hypnosis on us. As one of "us."   President Trump reminds me of the life of King Saul, King David and King Solomon and Moses, as described in the Bible. These men were idolized by many, had gifts and talents, plus they were blessed.  King Saul was bestowed to be leader.   Saul forgot the source of his ability and committed the same crime of being human as Adam and Eve and didn’t take responsibility for his actions rather to pass it off as being not his fault or blaming others. King David, great leader and fighter, broke the commandments against adultery and murder and had a great fall.  King Solomon was the one who was allowed to build the first great temple in Jerusalem and fell to the charms of 700 pagan wives and 300 concubines, who corrupted everything he did. His fall caused Israel to be broken in two.  Moses was denied seeing the promise land as his ego overwhelmed his faith and responsibility to God.
Trump has already accomplished things that will place him in history as doing wonderful things.  He is not a Perfect man, he is guilty of being an obnoxious pride filled man.  He does not follow standard traditional processes.  We have yet to see high crimes and misdemeanors.  Hopefully we all can see the ugliness as it is and with respect to the constitution and our freedoms and liberties.  We must not allow our constitution to fail!

Monday, May 09, 2016

Climate Change of our Liberties and Freedoms.

Friday, March 11, 2016

Creation & Dominion

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Climate change is standing in the way of a healthy tomorrow for all of us.  No I am not talking about the robot know as Al Gore and the Total Current Assets of $6,473,704 of The Climate Reality Project.  Al Gore is a former senator, Vice President, and failed Presidential candidate.   Now as an environmental activist and entrepreneur who has a net worth of $300 million. The fleecing of America and the world in this version of climate change is no different from what I am talking about today. 

The 2016 latest set of contests in the respective races for the Democratic and Republican presidential nominations has created a climate change in the political arena that will have deep repercussions that will negatively influence the future generations to come and result in horrendous immediate devastations.

  The presidential campaign of Chris Christie raised $8 million spending 91 percent of what it had raised.  The presidential campaign of Jeb Bush raised $33.4 million and allied super PACs and other independent groups raised $124.1 million, spending 92 percent of what it had raised.  The presidential campaign of Ben Carson raised $57.8 million and allied super PACs and other independent groups raised $12.3 million, spending 93 percent of what it has raised.  $235.6 million spent on loosing efforts.  The cost of buying the presidency skyrockets as you add the $523.9 million as of February 2016 still in process by both parties.   Democrats: $242.8 million, and Republicans: $554.9 million through February 2016.  By election in November the cost to buy the White House will be astronomical.

Verily I say unto you that it is not the presidency that is being bought and it is not the white house that is being bought.  What is being purchased is the control over the mindset and livestocking of the American people.  Super PACs and other independent groups are suppling the funding to place their choice into office not to provide equitable financing for all who chose to take on the job of leader of the free world. 

It has always been a dirty secret of which everyone knew that campaigns are bursting with dirty back door smoke filled machines controlling the process. The climate change is that this year We the People are speaking out and the super PACs and other independent groups are trying to thrust balls into our mouths.  They are bankrolling against free thought and insulting the voters who use free thought.  Both parties are equally guilty.  Super PACs and other independent groups along the Democratic Party is force feeding us Hillary Clinton though the people are mot making her life easy with their support of Bernie Sanders.  Ms. Clinton whose past remarks on NAFTA was of support now she has changed her tune, from once speaking favorably about it to now saying the agreement needs "fixing."  NAFTA took jobs from Americans.  She admitted her much-criticized support of a 1994 crime bill that influenced a rise in mass incarceration was a "mistake." As African Americans short memories support her in great numbers both NAFTA and the 1994 crime bill directly affect their freedom and income.  Clinton campaign continues to benefit handsomely from the fundraising assistance of some closely connected to the private prison business.  Another of the legacy of her and her husband.  Not to mention her escape from prison for doing the exact same thing that Martha Stewart went to jail for.  She may also escape prison for her emails as well.  The Democratic National Committee (DNC) with its disregard to the voters awarded Clinton more delegates than Bernie Sanders in his win in the Michigan primary???????????

Super PACs and other independent groups along the Republican Party spent and continue to spend this election cycle millions of dollars and are bankrolling against free thought and insulting the voters who use free thought.  As the people’s choice leader of the party, Donald Trump wins primaries and caucuses across the country the Republican leadership who cannot control this candidate heaved money at everyone they could and couldn’t derail him. Though the people are making their fee choice, the people who feel they can control our mindsets continue to treat him with vile and rancorous attacks.  For a moment I could have mistaken him for President Obama. 

Against Ted Cruz, not being a favorite sun of the Republican base and second in the people’s choice does not receive any support as the favorite son of the Republican base Marco Rubio is force fed to the voting public and the bantam Rubio is missing in action in the early primaries and caucuses.  Every way the Republican base attempted to force their nominee upon us they fail.  The climate has changed for the Republican base and may change how the process is done going forward.

I would be remiss if I were to attack the DNC people’s choice leader without addressing the GOP front runner even if he is not the choice of the party.  Donald Trump has a great web page outlining his policies.  However just like any successful business manager he must have had someone else create his policies and he signed off on them.  This may not be a bad way of governing because businesses have been very successful in achieving high profits and powerful dominance in their arenas with this method however the CEO’s may not be fully versed in the narratives of the policies and particulars of all aspects of the company’s portfolio.   This is why Trump seems to be back and forth on his policies.  He is not a Washington insider and not political savvy and again this may not be a bad thing.  The question is do we want to take that chance on safety and welfare of this country on this trial.

It is imperative for each American to realize what we have here to defend and preserve!  Different sets of great, or significant, powers have existed throughout history. America is the FIRST to exist with the Constitution and Bill of Rights for its people.  Prior to America there were Kings, Rulers, Dictators, Czars, and assorted ruling classes which disregarded, disgraced and terrorized it populations.  The framers of our Constitution laying the foundation to our greatness gave this country to tools and policies to be the world leader we have been.   

Like the Constitution is not a perfect document, this great county was not the first to end slavery of African people but it is the first nation to elect a person of African ancestry as leader of the free world!  America was the first nation to use a weapon of mass destruction with the dropping of the bomb on Japan but this great country has aided its allies with its military power to keep individual freedom and the protection of individual liberty and justice throughout the world.

North Korea has a large stockpile of short-range missiles and is developing long-range and intercontinental missiles as well.  China has built airstrips, ports, radar facilities, solar arrays, lighthouses and support buildings on the islands in the South China Sea.  Iran insists its missile tests do not violate nuclear deal.  Christians face being wiped out from the Middle East within TEN YEARS as they are killed by ISIS or forced to flee persecution. 

Super PACs and other independent groups both within the GOP and the DNC are bankrolling against free thought and insulting the voters who use free thought.  Who is addressing our safety?  As the debates trivialize the process of choosing a president by talking about size of hands.  Who is addressing constitutional issues of individual freedom and the protection of individual liberty and justice throughout the world?  The climate is changing and another 911 event will happen soon!  There is soft dialogue on the borders as we all need to say yo quiero taco bell, yo quiero burger king and yo quiero KFC at the drive thru today to place your order.  Jobs are leaving the country and low in job are going to immigrants. Wage depression is a chronic complaint critics have about the H-1B program: some studies have found that H-1B workers are paid significantly less than U.S. workers thus putting high tech jobs out or reach to Americans.  H-2B, brings in mostly workers from Mexico. Mexicans made up more than 80 percent of the 104,993 admissions to the United States on H-2B visas in 2013 taking low end jobs from Americans.

I have not head one candidate with an impressive and firm plan to protect our individual liberties, our safety, our Constitution or our jobs!

Sunday, May 31, 2009

Familicide: the epitome of selfishness

“Selfishness is not living as one wishes to live, it is asking others to live as one wishes to live.” Oscar Wilde quote.

As the times we are presently living in under the cover of a recession, a recession that was denied for alleged twelve months prior to declaring, this recession has brought about a great deal of suffering. If the truth be told the times we are in today is a depression which will more than likely be announced at a latter date.
In the first months of 2009 we are averaging 600,000 jobs loss a month. Homes are still being foreclosed on and the news daily only reflects opulent spending on perceived waste. Millionaires are controlling the government and millionaires are the government as the regular folk suffer.

During the “Great Depression” wealthy folks committed suicide, by jumping from high rise windows, over the loss of their wealth. Soup lines got longer as homelessness increased and joblessness increased. Verily I say unto you, is this not what we are experiencing today? Still we are told we are only in a recession.
Regarding the suicides that prevailed during the “Great Depression,” how ever you feel regarding the subject, the only lives loss were that of the individual:


In most forms of Christianity, suicide is considered a sin, based mainly on the writings of influential Christian thinkers of the Middle Ages, such as St. Augustine and St. Thomas Aquinas; suicide was not considered a sin under the Byzantine Christian code of Justinian, for instance. The argument is based on the commandment "Thou shalt not kill" (made applicable under the New Covenant by Jesus in Matthew 19:18), as well as the idea that life is a gift given by God which should not be spurned, and that suicide is against the "natural order" and thus interferes with God's master plan for the world. However, it is believed that mental illness or grave fear of suffering diminishes the responsibility of the one completing suicide.

Judaism focuses on the importance of valuing this life, and as such, suicide is tantamount to denying God's goodness in the world. Despite this, under extreme circumstances when there has seemed no choice but to either be killed or forced to betray their religion, Jews have committed individual suicide or mass suicide (see Masada, First French persecution of the Jews, and York Castle for examples) and as a grim reminder there is even a prayer in the Jewish liturgy for "when the knife is at the throat", for those dying "to sanctify God's Name". (See: Martyrdom). These acts have received mixed responses by Jewish authorities, regarded both as examples of heroic martyrdom, whilst others state that it was wrong for them to take their own lives in anticipation of martyrdom.

Suicide is not allowed in the religion of Islam; however, martyring oneself for Allah (during combat) is not the same as completing suicide. Suicide in Islam is seen as a sign of disbelief in God. The use of suicide attacks is strictly forbidden in Islam; however it is practiced by Radical groups such as Hamas and Al-Qaeda in Iraq.

In Hinduism, suicide is frowned upon and is considered equally sinful as murdering another. Hindu Scriptures state that one who commits suicide will become part of the spirit world, wandering earth until the time one would have otherwise died, had one not committed suicide.

In my humble opinion suicide is the ultimate in Cowardliness. To take your life for fear of personal loss weighed against the value of the people you contact and who depend on you, is only a way to run away in the line of fire. I understand how one can find in their mind justification for such a heinous final escape resolution. I too have suffered such a deep feeling of foreboding and desperation that the thought crossed my mind once. Thanks to my strength and my faith I am here today. I didn’t run away and I didn’t cause any pain to my family or others. I am here today, and my being here has helped others, so many others. It takes courage to stand tall in times of adversity. It takes great courage to stand up against the gigantic odds you might face.

Today the cowardliness of suicide has metastasized into an abdominal act of preeminent selfishness so extreme that finding understanding and sympathy is completely impossible! Familicide: a type of murder or murder-suicide in which at least one spouse and one or more children are killed. I ask myself; just what kind of selfish cowardly scum would have the audacity to put a bullet into the innocence of a child, their own child! Then to continue to kill multiple children, their wife and then themselves, if this does not reach the heights of selfishness, I am at a loss of what does.

This action epitomizes how we are in the predicament we are in today. In my opinion the world has become to me oriented. There are many factors to contribute to this like the excess of wealth as after the “Great Depression” capitalism in full bloom created more millionaires that millions were small change compared to billions and now trillions. The car in every driveway and a chicken in every pot became a car a SUV and an ATV in every driveway and a cow for each and every individual. We went from “I’d do anything to have a job!” to “It’s not my job!” We went for teaching our children that there are winners and loser’s to teaching them that all they have to do is show up and they get a trophy.

People don’t listen to others anymore. People don’t care for anybody else. Love is ever so conditional today that I wonder if there is love. For a parent to think that they are “the everything,” in a child’s world that if the parent thinks they must no longer be here in the world, the child must go too, this is completely selfish.

I say go ahead coward, kill yourself, and as Scrooge stated; “reduce the surplus population,” you coward! I don’t like this taking the lives of innocence. Children have futures with or without you. Children are the future! Your selfishness is being measure in the ninth degree in your thinking your children are better off dead than to be without you! The act to kill the mother of those children, again with the thought that she is better off dead than to live without you is furthering your selfishness and increasing the pain you think you feel ten times ten.

It is this selfishness that permeates the entire society that has brought us to the era of the Greatest Depression. The generations of me, x, and I, have created lower productivity, higher prices, entitlements and opulent desires. Team may not have an “I” in it but we have found a way to manipulate the letters to mean “me”. “A’T ME” or “about me;” Look around at the selfness around you but before you shake your head in discuss, look at your own selfishness!

Some link economy with crime wave At least 8 mass homicides have claimed 57 people over the past month

By Philip Rucker
updated 11:54 a.m. ET, Wed., April 8, 2009
In Binghamton, N.Y., a Vietnamese immigrant upset about losing his job burst into an immigration center and killed 13 people before killing himself. In Pittsburgh, police said a gun enthusiast recently discharged from the Marine Corps opened fire and killed three police officers. And in Graham, Wash., investigators said a man whose wife was leaving him shot and killed five of his children in their mobile home before taking his own life.

The carnage that occurred during less than 48 hours last week capped a recent string of unusually brazen mass killings, which crime experts say have touched more people and occurred in more public settings than in any time in recent memory. Comparative statistics are difficult to come by, but during the past month alone, at least eight mass homicides in this country have claimed the lives of 57 people. Just yesterday, four people were discovered shot to death in a modest wood-frame home in a remote Alabama town.

The factor underlying the violence, some experts think, is the dismal state of the nation's economy. Criminologists theorize that the epidemic of layoffs, the meltdown of storied American corporations and the uncertainty of recovery have stoked fear, anxiety and desperation across society and unnerved its most vulnerable and dangerous.

"I've never seen such a large number [of killings] over such a short period of time involving so many victims," said Jack Levin, a noted criminologist at Northeastern University who has authored or co-authored eight books on mass murder.
The simple fact, criminologist James Alan Fox said, is that more Americans are struggling.

"The American dream to them is a nightmare, and the land of opportunity is but a cruel joke," said Fox, also of Northeastern, who has been dubbed the "dean of death" for his analysis of mass murders. "The economic pie is shrinking to the point where it looks more like a Pop Tart and some feel all they're getting is the crumbs. There's a combination of feeling despair and hopelessness at the same time as a certain degree of anger and blame."

Caution about drawing conclusions

other crime experts caution, however, against drawing such conclusions.
"Because homicides are fairly rare, it is hard to see patterns even when ones exist," said Shawn Bushway, a criminologist at the University of Albany. "It's like reading tea leaves. I don't make much of it. I don't think you can say anything definitively one way or another."

Predictably, the carnage has focused attention on the nation's gun laws. Paul Helmke, president of the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence, said it is too easy for dangerous people to acquire guns.

"The common denominator in all these is that they're all using a gun," Helmke said of the recent killings. "You don't see police officers in Pittsburgh being killed by people throwing knives at them. . . . We've always had violence, but in the old days you couldn't take out so many people so quickly. Now we make it very easy to do that."

The Rev. Jesse L. Jackson called the recent spate of killings "domestic terrorism" and said he hoped the slaughter would be a wake-up call for policymakers.

"You can't grow businesses in war zones," said Jackson, who recently visited cities beset by gun violence. "You can't go to school in war zones. You can't play in the park in war zones."

Experts agree that most mass murderers share one trait: a traumatic event such as a layoff, divorce or separation that sets off an internal rage and a desire for revenge.

"It could be the loss of a job, the loss of a lot of money in the stock market, the loss of a relationship as in a nasty separation or divorce, the loss of a child who is in a child custody battle," Levin said. "There are just simply more catastrophic losses than there were when the economy was in good shape."

Mowing down party guests

Consider the case of Bruce Jeffrey Pardo, a 45-year-old electrical engineer whose life swiftly turned sour last fall. His wife divorced him and he lost his job and his beloved dog, Saki. On Christmas Eve, Pardo dressed as Santa Claus for a holiday party hosted by his ex-wife's parents at their home at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac in a Los Angeles suburb.

Pardo rang the bell, swung open the door and opened fire on the party guests with a semiautomatic handgun before dousing the home with gasoline and setting it ablaze, authorities said. He killed nine people, including his ex-wife, before taking his own life.

"He was looking for revenge, which is almost always the motive in these mass killings," Levin said. "It wasn't enough to get her, but he wanted to get everything associated with her, everything she loved, everything he identified with her."

Since then, mass shootings have plagued communities in all corners of the country. Late last month, a gunman barged into a nursing home in Carthage, N.C., looking for his estranged wife. Police say he killed seven elderly residents and a nurse who cared for them. His wife, a nurse's assistant, escaped by hiding in a bathroom.

Five days later in Binghamton, a man wearing body armor burst into a New York state immigration center where he had studied English and opened fire on immigrants taking an exam to become U.S. citizens, authorities said.

"The nursing home in North Carolina and the community center in Binghamton were not randomly chosen locations," Fox said. "It's not just some gunman walking down the street. They're very deliberate choices and reflect the anger and blame that the killer has."

A medical technician executed his wife, five young children and himself Tuesday after claiming in a note to a TV station that he and his wife both had just been fired.

The shocking killings underscored the psychological toll that the down economy may be taking on some unemployed workers, as police urged those facing tough times to seek help rather than resort to violence.

Police identified the man as Ervin Lupoe on Tuesday. They did not release the names of the children because family members have not yet been notified.
Police said the child victims were an 8-year-old girl, twin 5-year-old girls and twin 2-year-old boys.

Lupoe removed three of the children from school about a week and a half ago, saying the family was moving to Kansas, the school principal told KCAL-TV. Crescent Heights Elementary School Principal Cherise Pounders-Caver said nothing seemed to be troubling Lupoe at that time; she did not ask why the family was moving.

"No words can describe this tragedy. There is no way to comprehend this unspeakable act," Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa told reporters on Tuesday. "I daresay that no one I know could understand what would drive anyone to take matters in to their own hands in such a lethal manner."

Police said they were alerted by KABC-TV that they had received a faxed letter from Lupoe indicating that he and his wife had been fired from their jobs at Kaiser Permanente West Los Angeles Medical Center and intended to kill themselves and their children.

The hospital confirmed that Ervin Antonio Lupoe and his wife, Ana, also a medical technician, worked at Kaiser Permanente Medical Center West Los Angeles.
"We are deeply saddened to hear of the deaths of the Lupoe family," it said in a statement.

Lupoe also called 911 and told dispatchers that he had found his family dead in their home, police said.

"Today our worst fear was realized," said Deputy Chief Kenneth Garner. "It's just not a solution. There's just so many ways you find alternatives to doing something so horrific and drastic as this."

"He was going through some critical situation at the job, that's what he described in that two-page letter, ongoing problems at the job, and that's what prompted him to take his own life and his family, from what was said in the fax letter," Garner said.

Garner said a note was found in the home, but it was not clear if it was what had been faxed to the TV station.

Officers rushed to the two-story home in Wilmington, near the Port of Los Angeles, shortly before 8:30 a.m., apparently within minutes of the killings. Garner said the officers could still smell the gunshot residue.

The bodies of the girls and the father were in one bedroom. The mother and boys were in another bedroom.

Although the fax asserted that the woman was involved, police Lt. John Romero said, "It is apparent that the suspect in the murder is the male adult."

KABC reported that the man claimed in the fax that a medical center administrator rebuffed them when they showed up to work, told them to file a union grievance and said, "You should have blown your brains out."

The man wrote that they filed a grievance but nothing was done and two days later they were fired, KABC said.

"They did nothing to the manager who started such and did not attempt to assist us in the matter, knowing we have no job and five children under 8 years old with no place to go. So here we are," the note said.

At the bottom of the note, the man wrote, "Oh lord, my God, is there no hope for a widow's son?"

"Obviously we're in the midst of an investigation. The police department is working on developing evidence on this and we'll know more about how and why this happens," Villaraigosa said.

"If you need assistance, if you're looking for a helping hand, know that we're ready with open arms and open hearts to guide you through this tough stretch to see that everyone emerges form this crisis with their livelihoods and their lives in tact," he said. "Unfortunately this has become an all too common story in the last few months."

This is the third mass slaying of a family in Southern California since fall.

On Dec. 24, Bruce Pardo, 45, dressed up as Santa Claus and invaded a Christmas Eve party at his ex-wife's parents' home in suburban Covina, opened fire with a gun and set the house ablaze with racing fuel. Ex-wife Sylvia Pardo and eight relatives were fatally shot or burned. Pardo later killed himself.

In October, a 45-year-old unemployed financial manager despairing over extreme money problems shot and killed his wife, three children, mother-in-law and himself in their home in the Porter Ranch area of the San Fernando Valley.

Karthik Rajaram wrote in a suicide letter he felt the honorable choice was to kill himself and his family instead of just himself, police said. Karthik Rajaram, a 45-year-old man, was discovered on Monday to have shot six family members in a murder-suicide.

The Los Angeles man's body was found holding a gun Monday inside the family's home. Rajaram had killed his wife, three sons and mother-in-law. Most of the victims were in their beds.

Police were called to the residence Monday by worried friends. When the police arrived, they discovered the six fatally shot in a murder-suicide committed by an unemployed man in financial crisis.

Rajaram's body was found by officers who followed a trail of carnage through the home in a gated community in the Porter Ranch area of the San Fernando Valley.
The Associated Press and's Jennifer Lawinski contributed to this report.

Bruce Jeffrey Pardo

LOS ANGELES - A distraught man dressed as Santa Claus opened fire at a Christmas Eve party and then set the house ablaze, killing at least eight people, police said.

Several hours later, the shooter killed himself.

Three people who attended the party in Covina, a city 22 miles east of downtown Los Angeles, remained unaccounted for yesterday as coroner's officials continued to search the wreckage.

Bruce Jeffrey Pardo, 45, who had recently been divorced and is believed to have lost his job, knocked on the front door of a home owned by the parents of his former wife in Covina around 11:30 p.m. Wednesday, said Police Chief Kim Raney.

An 8-year-old girl ran to the door to answer Pardo's knock, police said. He shot her in the face, stepped into the house, and fired indiscriminately with a semiautomatic handgun.

MIAMI (AP) -- Pablo Amador was a "regular dad" who made music with his children and shared his

Police: Miami piano teacher kills kids, wife, self

MIAMI (AP) -- Pablo Amador was a "regular dad" who made music with his children and shared his gift teaching kids to play piano, a man known for a friendly wave and lending a hand to jump-start a car. And those who knew him say they can't understand why he apparently shot and killed his two daughters, wife and then himself.

TV satellite trucks surrounded the gray-trimmed, white ranch home Wednesday as authorities carried out the family, whom police identified as Pablo Josue Amador, 53; his 45-year-old wife, Maria; and their youngest daughters, Prescilla and Rosa, 14 and 13.

A teenage son escaped the shootings uninjured, calling 911 at 5:58 a.m. as he fled the home, police said. Those who saw him regularly along the quiet, modest street of homes could only wonder what happened.

Cleveland police say the man wanted for murdering his new wife and four other family members has killed himself while holed up in a house, The Plain Dealer reports.

Davon Crawford, 33, shot himself about 4:20 p.m. ET after being cornered by police. He was wanted for gunning down Lechea Crawford, 30, whom he married Monday; her sister, Rose Stevens, 25; and three of her children, Destiny Woods, 5, and 2-year-old twins Deon and Davion Primm.

A 7-year-old boy remains hospitalized. Crawford's 2-month old daughter was unharmed.

Police said they don't yet know what sparked the killings.

NY family's murder-suicide deaths baffle friends

By BEN NUCKOLS – 2 days ago Apr 23, 2009

TOWSON, Md. (AP) — They seemed like an ideal Long Island family: William Parente was a lawyer, his wife Betty a stay-at-home mom active in the community. Their daughters were well-liked by teachers and classmates.

William, 59, was a tax and estate planning attorney who commuted to his Manhattan office. Betty, 58, volunteered.

They were in Maryland to visit older daughter Stephanie, 19, a sophomore at Loyola College in Baltimore. With them was her sister, Catherine, 11, a sixth-grader at Garden City Middle School.

The Parentes ate breakfast together Sunday morning and an employee of the Sheraton Baltimore North Hotel in Towson saw them together Sunday afternoon.

On Monday, after they failed to check out of their room on time, a housekeeper found their bodies.

Baltimore County Police have just told us that William Parente killed his family with blunt force trauma and asphyxiation.

William killed himself in the bathroom of their hotel room. Police say he cut himself.

In Notes Left in Family's Killings, Md. Man Details Debts, Depression By Matt Zapotosky

Washington Post Staff Writer
Wednesday, April 22, 2009

The man who killed his wife and three young children and then himself in a tiny town in northwest Maryland last week was at least $460,000 in debt and owned a Florida house that was in foreclosure, according to property records and police.

According to investigators, Francie Billotti-Wood, 33, and the couple's 5-year-old son, Chandler, were each shot twice in the head with a .25-caliber handgun. Chandler's younger brother, 4-year-old Gavin, was shot three times; daughter Fiona, 2, was shot once.

After they were shot, their throats were slashed almost to the point of decapitation, officials said. Wood killed himself with a shotgun.

Wood, a youth soccer coach, was paid $97,000 as a sales accountant for CSX. His wife, who taught liturgy to children at their church, stopped working several years ago to be a stay-at-home mother.

An 81-year-old man shot and killed his wife and middle-aged son yesterday in their Fairfax County home before fatally shooting himself in what police described as an apparent double murder-suicide and "a family tragedy."

The bodies of Thomas K. Appleberry, his wife, Rachel, 81, and son, Thomas Jr., 53, were discovered in their home on Cinnamon Creek Drive, north of Vienna, after police received a call at 9:22 a.m. from the couple's daughter.

Residents of the Cinnamon Creek subdivision said the elder Thomas Appleberry -- known to residents as "Mr. Appleberry" -- was a friendly neighbor who loved to walk his dog in the morning.

Mark Meeks, his wife Jennifer Dallas Meeks and their two children were found dead on January 28, 2009 in their house in Columbus, Ohio. Police believe that Mark shot the family and then killed himself. Police said they found a suicide note that appeared to be written by Mark at the scene.

The York County Coroner said John Goodman, 39, shot and killed his wife, Julia, and their 2-year-old son before killing himself Sunday evening in the family's home in the 1300 block of Clover Lane in Spring Garden Township.
The killings occurred about 12 hours before officers arrived, police said.
Investigators are trying to determine a motive, Spring Garden Township police Chief George Swartz said.

Goodman did not leave a suicide note, police said.

Police and the coroner received information that Goodman might have recently lost his job. They are working to confirm this information.

There's no evidence that the couple was divorcing or that any protective orders were in place regarding the couple, Swartz said.

Neighbors said the family has lived in the home for about five years.

Friday, April 03, 2009


Genesis 6 (King James Version)
11The earth also was corrupt before God, and the earth was filled with violence.

12And God looked upon the earth, and, behold, it was corrupt; for all flesh had corrupted his way upon the earth.

13And God said unto Noah, The end of all flesh is come before me; for the earth is filled with violence through them; and, behold, I will destroy them with the earth.

With unemployment rising, it's hard to remember that capitalism is a creator of jobs, companies and industries; At least history says it does. Between some of the worst financial panics in history, U.S. capitalism built transcontinental railroads among many other industries such as department stores and manufacturing jobs. The Federal Reserve on Wednesday, 2/19/2009, sharply downgraded its projections for the United States' economic performance this year, predicting the economy will actually shrink and unemployment will rise higher. Almost 600,000 U.S. workers lost their jobs in January 2009 alone. Fed officials anticipated that unemployment would remain "substantially" higher than normal at the end of 2011 "even absent further economic shocks."

Millions of workers, those still employed, can expect to see about $13 extra in their weekly paychecks, starting around June, from a new $400 tax credit to be doled out through the rest of the year. This the so called main street stimulus package from this administration. Couples would get up to $800. In 2010, the credit would be about $7.70 a week, if it is spread over the entire year. Those who complained about the small amount of so called stimulus from formal President Bush, and wanted to see that idiot out of office must feel good now, as they now will cash checks for less. where under Bush’s plan individuals who paid income taxes received up to $600, working couples $1,200 and those with children an additional $300 per child under the agreement. Workers who make at least $3,000 but don’t pay taxes got $300 rebates, well what a slap in your face if you thought this administration is giving you more.

So why the reference to Genesis you may be asking yourself; Violence! I hear each and every day, anger from those around me. Those who are not working are violently angry and their anger is focused in directions unrelated to their situations. Those who are still working are violently angry at their situation and are focusing anger in unrelated areas of their situations. People are throwing all their hopes and expectations in the government and diverting their anger at business and accomplishment. There are false idols and these false idols will cause the flesh of the earth to be destroyed. Placing your faith in government will sink you deeper into an abyss. God, Family, Country! That is the order we should place our priorities. Over the centuries, God, family and country have probably been the most important social units governing the strength of a society. It is this order and this order only that works. They provide feelings of cohesion and a sense of belonging. These are positive forces, which in contrast to other stabilizing forces such as a military or a police force, generally cajole rather than compel the citizens of a community to abide by the existing laws, regulations and conventions.

Genesis 7:11 (King James Version)

11 In the six hundredth year of Noah's life, in the second month, the seventeenth day of the month, the same day were all the fountains of the great deep broken up, and the windows of heaven were opened.

The fountains have broken up with the banking crisis, the windows have open with the numbers of the unemployed, and the ark is afloat. This time it is not an act of God. This time it is an act of greed which comes from man. The ark has been transformed into a yacht. The exclusive club called our federal and local governments is the ones filed on three by three times three. The ark is afloat on the sea of bodies. Bodies of those loosing their homes, loosing their jobs, loosing their life savings, and the flood waters are rising.

The ark loaded with millionaires who line their pockets with ponzi, PAC and pork monies stolen, swindled and out right embezzled from you and me the paycheck earners.

“The Constitution is not an instrument for the government to restrain the people; it is an instrument for the people to restrain the government - lest it come to dominate our lives and interests.”
Patrick Henry quotes

Thomas Jefferson on Politics & Government

Section 5: The Sovereignty of the People
The purpose of government is to enable the people of a nation to live in safety and happiness. Government exists for the interests of the governed, not for the governors. As Benjamin Franklin wrote, "In free governments the rulers are the servants and the people their superiors and sovereigns." The ultimate powers in a society, therefore, rest in the people themselves, and they should exercise those powers, either directly or through representatives, in every way they are competent and that is practicable.

"[The people] are in truth the only legitimate proprietors of the soil and government." --Thomas Jefferson to Pierre Samuel Dupont de Nemours, 1813. ME 19:197

"[It is] the people, to whom all authority belongs." --Thomas Jefferson to Spencer Roane, 1821. ME 15:328

Genesis 7:23 (King James Version)
23 And every living substance was destroyed which was upon the face of the ground, both man, and cattle, and the creeping things, and the fowl of the heaven; and they were destroyed from the earth: and Noah only remained alive, and they that were with him in the ark.

"A great civilization is not conquered from without until it has destroyed itself from within"
William James Durant (5 November 1885 – 7 November 1981)

President Obama to nation:

‘Day of reckoning has arrived’ 2/24/2009

“We will rebuild, we will recover and the United States of America will emerge stronger than before.”

“The weight of this crisis will not determine the destiny of this nation,” “The answers to our problems don’t lie beyond our reach. They exist in our laboratories and universities, in our fields and our factories, in the imaginations of our entrepreneurs and the pride of the hardest-working people on Earth.”

Genesis 9 (King James Version)

15And I will remember my covenant, which is between me and you and every living creature of all flesh; and the waters shall no more become a flood to destroy all flesh.
16And the bow shall be in the cloud; and I will look upon it, that I may remember the everlasting covenant between God and every living creature of all flesh that is upon the earth.
17And God said unto Noah, This is the token of the covenant, which I have established between me and all flesh that is upon the earth.
“Well, that day of reckoning has arrived, and the time to take charge of our future is here,” the president said.
Job losses over the last 12 months

Job losses
February 2009 651,000
January 2009 655,000
December 2008 681,000
November 2008 597,000
October 2008 423,000
September 2008 403,000
August 2008 127,000
July 2008 67,000
June 2008 100,000
May 2008 47,000
April 2008 67,000
March 2008 88,000
February 2008 83,000

[Source: U.S. Labor Department statistics]
Since the recession began in December 2007, the economy has lost a net total of 5.1 million jobs, with almost two-thirds of the losses occurring in the last five months.

Tuesday, February 10, 2009

Socialism here we come!

“—and that government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth.”

There is a disturbing and true fact in this country. I talk to many a folk in the course of the day each day and the object topic is always the economy and where are we today in this mess. I hear with out exception that the government will fix the mess we are in. I hear Obama will make the changes that we all have been awaiting. The disturbing thing is just that! 100 Total U.S. senators, 2 from each state and today, the number of congressmen is set at 435. That puts 535 people in charge of the welfare of 304 million as per the U.S. population in 2008. Source: Population estimates <> “and that government of the people, by the people, for the people?”

At least 40 of the 100 US senators are millionaires, some many times over, according to financial disclosure filings submitted. Republicans on the list outnumbered Democrats by a narrow margin of 22 to 18. However, Democratic senators hold the top five spots on the list and eight of the top ten, according to an analysis of the forms by CNN. The House of Representatives is staffed with 28% of them being millionaires. Traditionally, the President is the highest-paid public employee. President Obama currently earns $400,000 per year, along with a $50,000 expense account, a $100,000 nontaxable travel account and $19,000 for entertainment. The most recent raise in salary was approved by Congress and President Bill Clinton in 1999 and went into effect in 2001; prior to the change, the President earned $200,000, plus expense accounts.

The First U.S. Congress voted to pay George Washington a salary of $25,000 a year, about $566,000 in 2008 terms. Washington, already a wealthy man, refused to accept his salary; however, he asked for his living expenses to be covered. Theodore Roosevelt spent his entire $50,000 salary on entertaining guests at the White House. John F. Kennedy donated his salary to charities. Obama, an established millionaire asked the auto makers, as a senator, to take a cut in pay as the senate passed a salary increase form themselves. “and that government of the people, by the people, for the people?”

I am reminded by the quote in the movie “The Matrix:” “The world as you know it is just a mask draped over your face to hide you from the truth.” Yes you must get mad at a bank buying a plane with their money as the government spends your money without your consent or accountability to those who received your money. Yes you must get mad at a company paying bonuses with their money as the government spends your money in fatty pork for special interests of theirs. It is deplorable to spend money on the super bowl with their money as your and our future children’s money is flushed in hidden agendas which will take years to un-flush. As your eyes are covered with the masks of diversion, your anger is also diverted from the source towards a false opponent. Of course get mad at Wall Street investor Bernard Madoff who confessed to running a years-long Ponzi scheme that’s believed to have swindled up to $50 billion in investments while through the years trillions of dollars has been swindled from you via social security. “and that government of the people, by the people, for the people?”

I can’t help but to remember the Great Ronald Regan who in his first speech as president stated:

The economic ills we suffer have come upon us over several decades. They will not go away in days, weeks, or months, but they will go away. They will go away because we as Americans have the capacity now, as we've had in the past, to do whatever needs to be done to preserve this last and greatest bastion of freedom.
In this present crisis, government is not the solution to our problem; government is the problem. From time to time we've been tempted to believe that society has become too complex to be managed by self-rule, that government by an elite group is superior to government for, by, and of the people. Well, if no one among us is capable of governing himself, then who among us has the capacity to govern someone else? All of us together, in and out of government, must bear the burden. The solutions we seek must be equitable, with no one group singled out to pay a higher price.
We hear much of special interest groups. Well, our concern must be for a special interest group that has been too long neglected. It knows no sectional boundaries or ethnic and racial divisions, and it crosses political party lines. It is made up of men and women who raise our food, patrol our streets, man our mines and factories, teach our children, keep our homes, and heal us when we're sick--professionals, industrialists, shopkeepers, clerks, cabbies, and truck drivers. They are, in short, "we the people," this breed called Americans.
As I go through the surrogation I have no choice but to feel as the pain of my fellow man is suffering and their pain permeates into my being, I wish for everyone to open their eyes. This Great Nation is founded on the premise and the promise that all men are created equal “and that government of the people, by the people, for the people!” Democracy and Capitalism is the founding principles of this great country. I would like everyone and everyone who professes to hate this country, or wish to criticize this country for the principles that has made us all successful, pack up and leave!
The principle of working hard toiling with the sweet of your back, hands or mind to achieve your goals is the true meaning of Democracy and accomplishment. Expectations of the powers to be to take care of you and your needs are the ideology of Monarchy or Socialism. The more you are taken care of the more you are controlled. The more you are controlled the less freedoms you have. The great program of the WPA from the Roosevelt era lead us into welfare and welfare lead to structured laziness, institutionalized illegitimacy and the brake down of family. Government take over of anything will bring dominion and that is truly un-American.
· Obama pay cap puts overdue squeeze on bank CEOs
Posted Feb 04 2009, 02:28 PM by Anthony Mirhaydari

· Throwing down the gauntlet on the villains of this downturn, President Obama has imposed a $500,000 cap on executive pay at financial institutions receiving federal bailout funds. Noting that American taxpayers are angered over "executives being rewarded for failure," he announced the limit ahead of next week's expected announcement on the future of the $700 billion financial rescue package.
Obama's move will help quell political backlash against the bailout after Wall Street paid out more than $18 billion in bonuses last year as the six largest firms mounted losses of $42 billion and received $90 billion from taxpayers. It also comes as traditional arguments for high pay (talent retention and performance encouragement) are ringing hollow in an environment rich with idled financial talent.

The principle of entitlements also betrays the Democracy. How may of you have grown children still living at home or depending on you for financial support? How often do I hear from folks that their thirty year olds, forty year olds and fifty year olds are beseeching for money or charity. The thinking is that their parents owe them something. There are so many that can’t wait for their parents to die to get “their” inheritance. I have even reason to suspect some “adult” children causing the death of their parents for houses or money. There is no guarantee in a Democracy for success. Hell there isn’t even a guarantee of fair equality in a Democracy. There is only opportunity based on your wiliness to strive and achieve in spite of not because of your race, creed or color. We have even forgotten what Lincoln stated:

Labor is prior to and independent of capital. Capital is only the fruit of labor, and could never have existed if labor had not first existed. Labor is the superior of capital, and deserves much the higher consideration. Capital has its rights, which are as worthy of protection as any other rights. Nor is it denied that there is, and probably always will be, a relation between labor and capital producing mutual benefits. The error is in assuming that the whole labor of community exists within that relation. A few men own capital, and that few avoid labor themselves, and with their capital hire or buy another few to labor for them. A large majority belong to neither class--neither work for others nor have others working for them. In most of the Southern States a majority of the whole people of all colors are neither slaves nor masters, while in the Northern a large majority are neither hirers nor hired. Men, with their families--wives, sons, and daughters--work for themselves on their farms, in their houses, and in their shops, taking the whole product to themselves, and asking no favors of capital on the one hand nor of hired laborers or slaves on the other. It is not forgotten that a considerable number of persons mingle their own labor with capital; that is, they labor with their own hands and also buy or hire others to labor for them; but this is only a mixed and not a distinct class. No principle stated is disturbed by the existence of this mixed class.
Again, as has already been said, there is not of necessity any such thing as the free hired laborer being fixed to that condition for life. Many independent men everywhere in these States a few years back in their lives were hired laborers. The prudent, penniless beginner in the world labors for wages awhile, saves a surplus with which to buy tools or land for himself, then labors on his own account another while, and at length hires another new beginner to help him. This is the just and generous and prosperous system which opens the way to all, gives hope to all, and consequent energy and progress and improvement of condition to all. No men living are more worthy to be trusted than those who toil up from poverty; none less inclined to take or touch aught which they have not honestly earned. Let them beware of surrendering a political power which they already possess, and which if surrendered will surely be used to close the door of advancement against such as they and to fix new disabilities and burdens upon them till all of liberty shall be lost.
From the first taking of our national census to the last are seventy years, and we find our population at the end of the period eight times as great as it was at the beginning. The increase of those other things which men deem desirable has been even greater. We thus have at one view what the popular principle, applied to Government through the machinery, of the States and the Union, has produced in a given time, and also what if firmly maintained it promises for the future. There are already among us those who if the Union be preserved will live to see it contain 250,000,000. The struggle of to-day is not altogether for to-day; it is for a vast future also. With a reliance on Providence all the more firm and earnest, let us proceed in the great task which events have devolved upon us.

We the people of the United States, in order to form a more perfect union, establish justice, insure domestic tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general welfare, and secure the blessings of liberty to ourselves and our posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.

We are the people of the United States and we the people need to stand up for our rights and power of the constitution to stop the government as it runs us into a socialistic mindset and ultimately way of life. To tell a company how much its CEO can earn will turn into telling you that you must share you home with a family that can’t afford their own home. Dictating the wages of management will trickle down to management passing on the reductions of wages to their employees. “Stimulus” packages that provide jobs of infrastructure will only supply jobs to the working class laborers.
George lost his job as a professional salesman. His entire work life was in sales. Will infrastructure work be something he can do?

Mary lost her job as a H.R. manager in a company that closed because of the economy. She lost her health insurance and now must be a burden on her husbands insurance with a preexisting condition that will also be a burden on the household expenses. Will infrastructure work be something she can do?

Fiona has a home with a mortgage of seven hundred thousand dollars and Fiona is an immigrant from Africa who now finds her home only worth four hundred thousand and is trying to keep up the payments with a job that is laying off folks and is getting more demanding on the ones that stay. She has no time to spend with her children except by phone. Will infrastructure work be something that can help her?

John is a seventy two year old retiree who lost half of his investment in the stock market from his 401 and is unable to access what is remaining of his money. His savings is dwindling from the cost of supporting his grown children who live with him but providing no assistance. His bank provides no interest of any sufficiency yet it takes a service charge from him monthly. He is thinking he could earn more from his money by stuffing it under his mattress rather than paying a storage fee to his bank. Will infrastructure work be something can help him?
We are the people of the United States must stop looking to be bailed out and stop the insanity of bail outs. Is Forrest Gump smarter than us all for “Stupid is as stupid does.” Trust me the government is not the ones who are stupid. We are the stupid ones if we continue to allow them to do un to us as they are doing. Stimulus is only stimulating the bank accounts of the ‘535’ and their friends.
Condoms to the poor, needles to the drug addicts, tarp monies, and infrastructure monies will not stimulate the economy. Kickbacks to agencies, wooden arrows and a partridge in a pare tree will not stimulate the economy. The way to stimulate the economy is to put money into the hands of those of us who earn a paycheck. It is easy to write and talk of the problems and to point fingers. I don’t want to be a naysayer of gloom and doom without providing an answer.

Those of us who earn a paycheck! Those of us who have to put in thirteen hour days each day but the work week is considered forty hours! Those of us, who are forced to work harder, stay longer, have more responsibilities, and earn less! Those of us who if we calculate the pay versus the hours worked would be below poverty! Those of us who work two jobs in order to have one to support rents for our living in non-equity apartments whose rent rival homeowners! Those of us that have a reason to spend but can’t afford to! WE NEED THE MONEY! Tax relief and reasonable tax stimulus checks would be the real bailout that should take place. You wish to control the pay of CEO’s why not control the cost of goods. I have a 1968 mustang and I still have the original window sticker. In 1968 the price of the new mustang was $1,700.00 the price of a new mustang today is $26,000.00, that is a 160% increase. In 1968 the minimum wage was $1.60 per hour, why has not the salaries increased in the same manner?

No taxation without representation! A criminal has the right of being judged by jurors of their peers. Paycheck earners need now to stand up and voice their strength to ensure the congress is filled with representatives that too need to earn a paycheck. We the people, we the paycheck earners, need to rise up and voice our rights to ensure this is a government of the people, for the people and by the people! No Taxation Without Representation! As Ronald Reagan stated the government is the problem and he was so very right. The government swindled us all from our social security in a ponzi scam, and now pork lined kickbacks in the name of bailout stimulus. NO TAXATION WITHOUT REPRESENTATION! There was a time when America was strong and its leader cared about the people and the strength of the people and the strength of the country. This has never been a perfect country but is has always been the best and greatest country. That is why hundreds of thousands have immigrated to be here. Capitalism and free trade as well as the American Dream of working hard and achieving success is the formula to wealth and accomplishment. Let’s not allow leaders who wish not to put country first run us into a socialistic dependent work camp. NO TAXATION WITHOUT REPRESENTATION!
What to do? Make a phone call a day to your Representatives. Write a letter a day a week to your assembly, to congress to the president. Most importantly talk to someone and inspire them to do the same. Don’t just complain but find solutions and voice the solutions not just your frustration and anger. The Troubled Assets Relief Program (TARP) should be renamed “Troubled Americans Relief Payback.” We need to demand a tax burden relief. We need to demand price roll backs and mortgage adjustments to reflect the present market. We, the income earners, the paycheck population need to have the weight removed from our shoulders and see some TARP monies to truly stimulate the economy and free enterprise.

Sunday, November 16, 2008

Let Them All Fail

Capitalism is the economic system in which the means of production are controlled by the private sector rather than by government. A capitalist political system protects the exchange and distribution of capital between openly competing profit-seeking legal or private persons and where investments, distribution, income, production and pricing of goods and services are predominantly determined through the operation of a market economy in which anyone can participate in supply and demand and form contracts with anyone else, rather than by central economic planning. Capitalism is originally defined as a mode of production, where it is characterized by the predominant private ownership of the means of production, distribution and exchange in a mainly market economy. Capitalism is usually considered to involve the right of individuals and businesses to trade, incorporate, and employ workers, in goods, services (including finance), labor and land. In modern "capitalist states", legislative action is confined to defining and enforcing the basic rules of the market though the state may provide a few basic public goods and infrastructure.

Socialism refers to a broad set of economic theories of social organization advocating state or collective ownership and administration of the means of production and distribution of goods, and the creation of an egalitarian society. Modern socialism originated in the late nineteenth-century working class political movement. Karl Marx posited that socialism would be achieved via class struggle and a proletarian revolution which represents the transitional stage between capitalism and communism.

According to Wikipedia’s definitions we are moving from a Capitalist society to a Socialist country. I am concerned about all the talk and request to bail out business by the government. I work in an industry that is greatly hurt by the present economic crisis. I am watching the Grim Reaper coming through each day using termination slips as his scythe. Twenty year employees are being cut mealy for there commitment to their company and being long term. The down side to their continued loyalty is that they make too much. Last hired, first fired no longer is the way to reduce the workforce now, its how much do you cost the company. I watch at work and I am reminded of the cloud of death that went through to town in the Ten Commandments. I don’t know if lambs blood would stay the Reapers scythe.

I have fellow coworkers who own homes by which has devalued by more than three hundred thousand dollars and are struggling to maintain payments on homes they no longer want to pay for because of negative equity. As jobs are falling by the ax of this depression those lucky, if luck is a misfortune or a blessing, to still be working has to work more hours and perform more tasks to make up for those who passed on. Of course there in no additional pay for the longer hours and the greater responsibilities. People are thus kept from there overvalued homes for working from sun up to sun down and helplessness grows by the day.

The 700 billion dollar bail out was to buy sub prime loans and free up housing and banking. To date, that money and much more, is going elsewhere. We were told that if the bill wasn’t passed, the world economy would collapse and the whole world would come to an end and Satan himself would rise from the frost of hell. We are looking at 3.5 trillion dollars so far in government bailouts and government control of private businesses. Businesses that failed dew to poor practices and mismanagement of assets and the great government swoop in and create more mismanagement which brings request for more bailout monies. We are looking at government printing money to give entitlements to negligence and laziness in business. Does this not sound like welfare? This too has failed!

Failure is not an option, it’s the only option!

Don't Be Afraid To Fail

You've failed many times,

although you may not remember.

You fell down the first time

you tried to walk.

You almost drowned the first time

you tried to swim, didn't you?

Did you hit the ball the first time

you swung a bat?

Heavy hitters,

the ones who hit the most home runs,

also strike out a lot.

R.H. Macy failed seven times

before his store in New York caught on.

English novelist John Creasy

753 rejection slips

before he published

564 books.

Babe Ruth struck out

1,330 times,

but he also hit

714 home runs.

Don't worry about failure.

Worry about the chances you miss

when you don't even try.

Author unknown

Failure is not an option, it’s the only option! It was jokingly bantered around during the Bailout hearings and subsequent vote, the government should just give every adult American a million dollars and that would stimulate the economy. Now as the government creates trillion of dollars in debt to bailout failing companies and industries, I can’t help to think Stalin, Carl Marx, and even Adolph, are smiling down there as Hell Is Freezing Over watching us turn into that which we fought against.

The idea of giving every American a million dollars turns out not only a great idea but if each American received two million the government would have saved money! American Express, General Motors, Ford, and who knows who ever else are asking for government to bail them out of poor management assessments? I say let them fail. AGI already bailed out and seeking more as they raise millions for end of year bonuses! I say let them fail. The Reaper has been let loose already. The end of this carnage has yet to be realized. Let Them All Fail!

If giving aid to the regular Americans is not the goal. If reducing overpriced homes and adjusting mortgages accordingly is not the goal. If securing jobs in America is not the goal, then I say let them all fail for failure will only allow everyone to be on equal ground. Capitalism will stand strong if that happens. If our number one enemy continues to give aid we will be a Socialist State. Gas prices are high not from the oil companies but by the taxes of gas. Government involvement! National health care is killing folks in Canada for lack of doctors. Government involvement! Canadian trained doctors come to America to practice because here they can make money. Government involvement in health care will halt Capitalism and enterprising. Government aid or bailout is nothing more than welfare and we all know how welfare destroyed the idea of family.

I am afraid of my country becoming the USSA-United Socialist States of America. Our number one enemy is our government. If we continue to allow them to control the private sector, we will see a socialist state. Wal-Mart isn’t failing, Toyota built cars in America are not failing, why? Free enterprising and Capitalism does not fail if we allow it to work. K-Mart didn’t fail after declaring bankruptcy, why? Failure does not mean extinction. K-mart rose up and bought out Sears. I say once again, LET THEM ALL FAIL!

There will be over a million unemployed by years end but the numbers will not be announced. There is a depression and those numbers are being kept from you based on juggling numbers or juggling semantics. People are loosing jobs prior to the holidays. People are loosing their homes prior to the holidays. What does our government want to do! Give welfare to businesses. I assure you this will not save jobs or homes. I am scared and the only answers I see is let them all fail and give no more welfare.

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