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… Michelle Dewkett for speaking out on global warming. I watched her interview on FOX and Friends this morning. Thumb s down to Rhinebeck High School for not providing the truth or at the very least a balanced look at this issue. Parents, students, please comment here. I agree 100% with Michelle’s view that climate has been changing since the beginning of our earth and despite what the alarmists say will continue until the end. I would like to have Michelle write an article to place here and on my other sites with her views on global warming. I would appreciate any Rhinebeck students doing so.

I commend Michelle for speaking out. On my Rhinebeck, NY site comments have been very much in favor of Michelle. She stood up and won’t have to stand down. Let’s say way to go Michelle. I will forward to the Rhinebeck Central School the response to her stand.

Bob A.

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Thanks to RJ at Paul Revere’s Riders for posting this clip. This government has to be brought under control. Get involved. Post your comments. Get involved and do it NOW. Obama’s agenda is an Obammunist nation, followed by a socialist NWO with one world governance. They will live in luxery sucking the life blood from people like the leeches they are. They will not lift the third world to our standard of living but will drive this nation down to the level of Obama’s native Kenya. We must start now and effect a change in 2012 and finish by 2012. Thereafter we must be forever vigilent.

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liar-01Obama’s transparent government, Pelosi’s most ethical congress. To put it bluntly they are a bunch of lying SCUMBAGS, both parties. Wake up America before you spend your sunset days, twilight years telling your children, grandchildren, great grandchildren what once was. The time to act is now, not when you wake up tomorrow and it is to late. Visit  America Coast to Coast.

By SARAH PALIN

Writing in the New York Times last month, President Barack Obama asked that Americans “talk with one another, and not over one another” as our health-care debate moves forward.

I couldn’t agree more. Let’s engage the other side’s arguments, and let’s allow Americans to decide for themselves whether the Democrats’ health-care proposals should become governing law.

Some 45 years ago Ronald Reagan said that “no one in this country should be denied medical care because of a lack of funds.” Each of us knows that we have an obligation to care for the old, the young and the sick. We stand strongest when we stand with the weakest among us.

We also know that our current health-care system too often burdens individuals and businesses—particularly small businesses—with crippling expenses. And we know that allowing government health-care spending to continue at current rates will only add to our ever-expanding deficit.

How can we ensure that those who need medical care receive it while also reducing health-care costs? The answers offered by Democrats in Washington all rest on one principle: that increased government involvement can solve the problem. I fundamentally disagree.

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Common sense tells us that the government’s attempts to solve large problems more often create new ones. Common sense also tells us that a top-down, one-size-fits-all plan will not improve the workings of a nationwide health-care system that accounts for one-sixth of our economy. And common sense tells us to be skeptical when President Obama promises that the Democrats’ proposals “will provide more stability and security to every American.”

With all due respect, Americans are used to this kind of sweeping promise from Washington. And we know from long experience that it’s a promise Washington can’t keep.

Let’s talk about specifics. In his Times op-ed, the president argues that the Democrats’ proposals “will finally bring skyrocketing health-care costs under control” by “cutting . . . waste and inefficiency in federal health programs like Medicare and Medicaid and in unwarranted subsidies to insurance companies . . . .”

First, ask yourself whether the government that brought us such “waste and inefficiency” and “unwarranted subsidies” in the first place can be believed when it says that this time it will get things right. The nonpartistan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) doesn’t think so: Its director, Douglas Elmendorf, told the Senate Budget Committee in July that “in the legislation that has been reported we do not see the sort of fundamental changes that would be necessary to reduce the trajectory of federal health spending by a significant amount.”

Now look at one way Mr. Obama wants to eliminate inefficiency and waste: He’s asked Congress to create an Independent Medicare Advisory Council—an unelected, largely unaccountable group of experts charged with containing Medicare costs. In an interview with the New York Times in April, the president suggested that such a group, working outside of “normal political channels,” should guide decisions regarding that “huge driver of cost . . . the chronically ill and those toward the end of their lives . . . .”

Given such statements, is it any wonder that many of the sick and elderly are concerned that the Democrats’ proposals will ultimately lead to rationing of their health care by—dare I say it—death panels? Establishment voices dismissed that phrase, but it rang true for many Americans. Working through “normal political channels,” they made themselves heard, and as a result Congress will likely reject a wrong-headed proposal to authorize end-of-life counseling in this cost-cutting context. But the fact remains that the Democrats’ proposals would still empower unelected bureaucrats to make decisions affecting life or death health-care matters. Such government overreaching is what we’ve come to expect from this administration.

Speaking of government overreaching, how will the Democrats’ proposals affect the deficit? The CBO estimates that the current House proposal not only won’t reduce the deficit but will actually increase it by $239 billion over 10 years. Only in Washington could a plan that adds hundreds of billions to the deficit be hailed as a cost-cutting measure.

The economic effects won’t be limited to abstract deficit numbers; they’ll reach the wallets of everyday Americans. Should the Democrats’ proposals expand health-care coverage while failing to curb health-care inflation rates, smaller paychecks will result. A new study for Watson Wyatt Worldwide by Steven Nyce and Syl Schieber concludes that if the government expands health-care coverage while health-care inflation continues to rise “the higher costs would drive disposable wages downward across most of the earnings spectrum, although the declines would be steepest for lower-earning workers.” Lower wages are the last thing Americans need in these difficult economic times.

Finally, President Obama argues in his op-ed that Democrats’ proposals “will provide every American with some basic consumer protections that will finally hold insurance companies accountable.” Of course consumer protection sounds like a good idea. And it’s true that insurance companies can be unaccountable and unresponsive institutions—much like the federal government. That similarity makes this shift in focus seem like nothing more than an attempt to deflect attention away from the details of the Democrats’ proposals—proposals that will increase our deficit, decrease our paychecks, and increase the power of unaccountable government technocrats.

Instead of poll-driven “solutions,” let’s talk about real health-care reform: market-oriented, patient-centered, and result-driven. As the Cato Institute’s Michael Cannon and others have argued, such policies include giving all individuals the same tax benefits received by those who get coverage through their employers; providing Medicare recipients with vouchers that allow them to purchase their own coverage; reforming tort laws to potentially save billions each year in wasteful spending; and changing costly state regulations to allow people to buy insurance across state lines. Rather than another top-down government plan, let’s give Americans control over their own health care.

Democrats have never seriously considered such ideas, instead rushing through their own controversial proposals. After all, they don’t need Republicans to sign on: Democrats control the House, the Senate and the presidency. But if passed, the Democrats’ proposals will significantly alter a large sector of our economy. They will not improve our health care. They will not save us money. And, despite what the president says, they will not “provide more stability and security to every American.”

We often hear such overblown promises from Washington. With first principles in mind and with the facts in hand, tell them that this time we’re not buying it.

Ms. Palin, Sen. John McCain’s running mate in the 2008 presidential election, was governor of Alaska from December 2006 to July 2009.

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Friends –

We need your help! Your “Free Our Health Care NOW!” petition, www.freeourhealthcarenow.com, needs only 70,000 more supporters to become the largest policy petition in American history delivered to Congress! With your help, more than 1.3 million Americans will make their voice heard!

YOUR MISSION: To inspire 70,000 Americans to sign the “Free Our Health Care NOW!” petition and make it the largest policy petition ever delivered to Congress. If each of you recruits just one more signer together we will make history!

TIMETABLE: On your behalf, we will deliver the “Free Our Health Care NOW!” petition to Congress on Wednesday, September 9. The final tally of petition supporters will occur the day before, at 5pm on Tuesday, September 8. We have 96 hours to accomplish our mission!

THE REASON: As taxpayers and as patients, the American people simply can’t afford government-run health care. Quality and access will decrease; costs will skyrocket; rationing will be in place! This is your petition, your voice and your opportunity to fight for your country!

WHAT HAPPENS NEXT? Many of the members of your community are thinking about health care. They’re worried, angry and uncertain. They’re tired of the rhetoric and they want change that they can trust.

Tell them about the “Free Our Health Care NOW!” petition. Tell them why you signed www.freeourhealthcarenow.com and why you continue to believe that a better health care system is possible.

This is a mission we can accomplish together. We have a purpose which cannot be denied: to protect the health of our family, our friends, and our country!

Thank you for your continued support. If you can plan to join us on 9/9/09 in Washington, DC. (http://www.mediakit.ncpa.org/files/media_advisory.pdf)

Jeanette Nordstrom
National Center for Policy Analysis
www.ncpa.org

STOP THE VETERANS’ LAND GRAB

HELP OUR Veterans TO SAVE THEIR LAND by Taking Action RIGHT NOW.

Write, Call, Fax and let the servants of the people know that treating our Veterans with disdain will NOT be tolerated.

Keep them on speed dial, share the numbers below with your friends, share this webpage with you e-mail list, call into talk radio and speak of this. If you are local to Los Angeles show up on Sundays and stand with our Veterans as they protest their property being stripped away from them.

We need YOU to make the American public aware of what greedy politicians and businesses are doing to our Veterans.

FREEDOM IS NOT FREE!
IT IS TIME TO HELP THEM NOW!

Did you ever have an encounter with a thief? If not, how many times have you read or heard about their sudden attacks in newspapers or TV and thought or gasped, ‘I hope that never happens to me’?

You decide this may be a good time to put a burglar alarm in your home. Well, I learned something not too long ago; most thieves in the night are people we know. It could be a friend, a boss, a family member, your TV, but most often it is those we elect into political office: the very people who are supposed to work for us and protect our interests. And all the burglar alarms in the world will not stop them since they do not detect them.

I know one is not supposed to carry a civil discourse in this manner but we have come to a time in history were we must now speak or our tongues may be silenced for a long time. As I write this, we have politicians all over the country stealing from us. Many of you are now more than aware of this new Cap and Trade bill brought to us by ‘our’ representative in the 30th district of California Mr. Henry Waxman.

Well, you may also want to know that Mr.Waxman has been quite busy these days not only by promoting the biggest tax in the history of the USA but also by helping to give away land he does not own. Whose land? The land of our revered Veterans, that’s whose land.

This land is slowly being doled out to special interest groups that benefit Mr. Waxman and his friends also known as the “Westside Political Machine” Sadly, he is not the only one doing this; politicians all over the country are ‘giving’ land they do not own to special interest groups. Eighty-five acres of Veterans lands were just annexed in Chicago. Where did it go to, who got it?

So, let’s start with a little history on Veteran land here in Los Angeles in Henry Waxman’s district, to get the big picture of what is happening all over this country.
Veteran land is land that has been deeded to the Veterans to take care of their physical and emotional wounds. One of these lands the West Los Angeles Veterans’ Home (WL VHA) the largest parcel on land for Veterans in the USA, was donated by Arcadia de Baker and John P. Jones in 1888 to the Government for the sole purpose of providing permanent care to our Veterans. Arcadia de Baker kindly donated 388 acres in West Los Angeles, to Veterans and our Veterans ONLY.

At that time, the hospitals on the land were providing care to the returning Civil War Veterans and to emphasize the intensity of suffering they were called asylums. What Arcadia de Baker realized was that the peaceful and isolated land was perfect for healing the physical and emotional wounds of people who served their country.

What Arcadia de Baker did not know, though, that in time this isolated land would end up in the middle of one of the most affluent areas in this Country. The WLA VA is the largest Veterans Healthcare Center in the Untied States. It also just happens to be located in an area that is considered the Fifth Ave of California, a place with multi-million dollar mansions and fancy condos. So, being prime real estate many are vying for it.

Now, I ask you, who is more deserving to own this land than our Veterans? Men and women we as Americans honor with all our hearts. But as we honor them, many politicians and appointed bureaucrats at the Veterans Administration (VA) are using their power to hurt them. In Henry Waxman’s district in Brentwood, homeless Veterans sleep outside the gates of their own land while TV productions rent empty hospitals that neither the VA, nor Waxman will open for our Veterans claiming that the buildings are damaged.

Yet, these damaged building that are rented to TV show “Grey’s Anatomy” among others net seven-million pre year. Now would they rent damaged buildings for seven million a year and let celebrities work in? No way. The celebrities insurance would never allow this to begin with. So why are they not fixing them for our Veterans, certainly 7 million would be enough, yet not only are these building continued to be rented to Hollywood, but there is NO account to where that money is going.

Rees Lloyd, a Vietnam-era Veteran and a member of the American Legion, compares the way VA treats the Veterans to the way The Bureau of Indian Affairs treated Indians. “Every agreement and promise can be dismissed at convenience”, says Rees. Mr. Lloyd, a lawyer by profession, who represented Cesar Chavez and Farmers Workers Movement for many years, has joined ‘We the Veterans’ in their attempt to save the land. Recently, in accordance, with the Flag Code of the Untied States, the Veterans decided to turn the flag upside down as a sign of distress.

In return the federal police almost arrested them for ‘disturbing’ conduct! Terrorist like Bill Ayers can stomp the flag, anarchists can burn flags on the steps of the Congress, paint on flags, rip flags, put flags in dung and call it art but our Veterans who fought for what the flag represents, cannot, in accordance with the law, hang the flag upside down as a call of distress. Something is very wrong with this picture in America.

Right now in history we have a group of renegade politicians who have buried our Constitution under the structure of false laws that we must abide by. ‘Laws’ that allow them to steal in the dead on night without being caught in the morning. And make no mistake about it; if they can steal our Veterans land without blinking an eye, they will soon be able to steal your land.

These ‘thieves’ work on people’s minds having them believe they are spotless humans whom do no wrong. Their abuse is silent and ‘lawful’. It is always for “our good”. Hook up with an abuser with a slick intellect and you are done in. Hook up with a slick abusive politician and your country is done in. Our founders fought a long battle to give us freedom, we are not going to let them just steal it from us. And the first place to start is to stand with our Veterans and help stop this land grab.

Call your representatives, write your senators, show outrage, demonstrate with your fellow Veterans but do not allow this to go on any more. Their land is your land in many ways, for without these good people freedom would be just a word.

This is disgraceful. Where is the MSM. I think we all know. Not reporting and standing idly by while our freedoms are taken away one by one, slowly but surely. Everyone that is a veteran, related to a veteran or friends of a veteran should be up in arms over this. Thanks to Theodore’s World for posting this, pleas give them a visit. Visit the original post and a lot more at Veterans Landgrab.  Look to 2010 and 2012 to rid this country of this corrupt administration and congress.

Thursday, July 30, 2009 Christopher G. Adamo, of GOPUSA, wrote a great peice Why Sarah Palin Threatens The ‘Establishment.’ He also discusses the Republican Party’s menopausal wing & Palin ditractors, Peggy Noonan and Washington Post’s Kathleen Parker and the GOP as a whole must wake-up. They must realize Gov Palin IS the future of the Republican Party and the inspirational icon of conservatism.

The Republican Party continues to amass expertise in losing elections. Its current reticence in getting behind the momentum of Sarah Palin, now the former Governor of Alaska, unequivocally proves the point.

Many have postulated in vain as to why such an energizing presence in the party has been soundly rejected by its “inner circle.” Yet despite phony attempts at eloquence and deep analysis, it is clear that somehow, the basic integrity and common sense that Palin exudes are themselves the offending factors. All of that “of the people, by the people, and for the people,” rhetoric may look good engraved on the monuments and surely sounds good in campaign ads, but this is just not how things are done in Washington anymore.

When measured against the current “ruling class,” Palin’s faults, or more precisely, those qualities about her which critics attempt to manufacture into faults, are trivial at worst. More pertinently, the derisive commentary is far more reflective of truly serious character defects on their own part. Sadly, many of them claim to lean to the political right.

Read the entire article at Sarah Palin in the news.

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