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2008 MAY 24 – MAY 30

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Texas high court rules that state acted beyond its lawful authority when it seized children of polygamist parents. Reuters 2008 May 30 (Cached)

US: Police and Customs agents caught drug smuggling. Story leads to much larger operation under direction of CIA. Prison Planet 2008 May 29 (Cached)

Sunscreen causes cancer! Not new information but very important if you previously missed it.
Natural News
2008 May 29 (Cached)

US: Report from FDIC predicts large increase in bank failures due to unsound loans.
Financial Times
2008 May 29 (Cached)

US: Federal Reserve to create another $225 billion for faltering banks so they can continue making unsound loans. And so the game continues until inflation destroys everyone's purchasing power.
Yahoo
2008 May 29 (Cached)

Indianapolis prepares for military exercises involving 2300 Marines who will conduct mock battles against civilians for 3 weeks. Authorities assure everyone it is not preparation for martial law. Of course not!
Infowars
2008 May 29 (Cached)

UK: Home values in nosedive. Prices fall 2.5% in just one month. Bloomberg 2008 May 29 (Cached)

Popular flue vaccine linked to convulsions, delirium, and bizarre deaths.
Natural News
2008 May 29 (Cached)

China: Leaked documents show that Communist government is concealing real scope of earthquake devastation - and all other "negative" news.
CFP
2008 May 28 (Cached)

US: Former White House Press Secretary says Bush misled voters on Iraq war. It was mostly propaganda. This from a man who was part of it.
Washington Post
2008 May 28 (Cached)

Movie industry sues YouTube for $1 billion for not stopping users from posting copyrighted videos. Outcome will have profound effect on Internet freedom. BBC 2008 May 27 (Cached)


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EU: Parliament to outlaw dissidents from being funded or elected - all in the name of unity, of course. Telegraph 2008 May 27 (Cached)

Arkansas court overturns another election because of failure of vote machines. Brad Blog 2008 May 24 (Cached)

Arizona judge orders voting data to be released for public inspection. Denies claim by vote-machine company that such data is proprietary.
Brad Blog
2008 May 24 (Cached)

Chinese Consul General admits to orchestrating violent mob in New York. Epoch Times 2008 May 24 (Cached)

How chemicals in vaccines and water supplies are being used to dumb down and limit fertility of Americans. YouTube Posted 2008 May 24

US: Government puts limit on minting 1-ounce silver coins in response to rising demand and dwindling supply. WSJ Posted 2008 May 24 (Cached)
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Dow Chemical reveals plans to genetically modify food plants, supposedly to make them better and more abundant, but they want to own the world's food supply. Be very afraid. Forbes Posted 2008 May 24 (Cached)

Why guns are pro-civilization. A very poignant (short) essay. Munchkin Wrangler Posted 2008 May 24 (Cached)

FBI is placing moles in social groups to meet Republican Party dissenters (such as Ron Paul supporters) and report them to Terrorism Task Force. City Pages Posted 2008 May 24 (Cached)

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LAST MAN OUT OF NORTH TOWER ON 9/11 TELLS OF EXPLOSIONS IN BASEMENT PRIOR TO IMPACT OF FIRST PLANE.
William Rodriquez, the last man to escape from the North Tower seconds before it collapsed on 9/11, was the featured speaker on our telephone conference on May 4, 2008. William was the maintenance worker who cleaned the stairwells of the North Tower. He was the only person at the site that morning who had the master key to all the doors that opened to the stairwell, and he was the one who accompanied firefighters and opened doors as they ascended. He re-entered the North Tower three times after the initial impact and personally led fifteen people to safety. Prior to the first impact by a jet aircraft, William was in the 1st basement of the building and was badly shaken by a powerful explosion from the 2nd basement beneath him. He and other co-workers told the 9/11 Commission about this, but the Commission excluded any mention of this in their final report. Listen to the dramatic first-hand account of this true American hero here.

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FROM OUR READERS

COUPLE TO RUN FOR OFFICE IN NEW JERSEY
We live in Northern New Jersey, a stronghold of public corruption. I was feeling so low one evening, feeling the effects of the wrong-doing inflicted upon my community and city. I was listening to Christian radio and Mr. Griffin was being interviewed. He said: Why fight City Hall when you can BE City Hall. It was like wind in my sail. My husband and I are preparing to run for public office. All of the details have not been worked out; however, we are encouraged and don't feel as hopeless, believing we can help to make a difference. The website has been very helpful in building our awareness, a vital tool for empowerment.
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HOW TO VIEW "WAKE UP AMERICA; THE THREAT IS REAL" A good friend recently sent us a link to a video entitled Wake Up America; The Threat Is Real, which presents powerful images of an atomic attack against the United States by Islamic terrorists. The theme is familiar to anyone who has listened to those who pound the drums for war in the Middle East: Muslims hate America because it is free. Muslims are determined to conquer the world and convert mankind to Islam by the sword. Muslims are swarming into every corner of the globe. Muslims will not stop until they destroy America with atomic bombs and other weapons of mass destruction. Therefore, wake up, America, and strike them first. Wake up, America, and support aggressive wars against any and all countries within Islam. Wake up, America, and bomb the hell out of those countries while we still have a chance. Wake up, America, and pass laws to eliminate our personal freedoms at home so we can root out those dangerous terrorists before it is too late. If you are interested, the video can be viewed here.

This was my brief reply: Quite effective propaganda for supporting aggressive war and surrender of liberties at home, isn’t it? Too bad it omits the part about extremist Islamic leaders being coddled, funded, and aided by CIA and other covert agencies for the purpose of creating the very scenario this film presents. As long as Americans take this stuff at face value and fail to realize the covert agenda behind it, we have no chance to survive. We will be swallowed up, not by Islam Fascism but Neo-Con Fascism. We lose our way of life either way.

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RON PAUL WRITE-IN CAMPAIGN?
As Ron Paul will most likely not win at the convention, let's start a blog campaign to encourage all liberty minded individuals to write in Ron Paul on voting day. A proposed advertisement might read:

Vote for Liberty - Stop Tyranny
Write In RON PAUL !!!
Together WE CAN change Washington !!!

I will be writing in Ron Paul. I can no longer vote for more of the same from either party. Just a few ideas.
Sincerely, John Sambdman

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ARE CORPORATIONS INTRINSICALLY EVIL?

There is a central issue which, in my opinion, is perhaps the single most important issue which divides those on the 'left' from those on the 'right' and needs desperately to be analyzed and addressed. This is the matter of state-granted corporate privileges.

Many on the left, who might otherwise join with us in opposition to unlawful tyranny by the state, advocate 'democracy' or 'socialism' (i.e., collectivism) because they see this as necessary to restrain or abolish 'capitalistic' abuses of power, deriving from the privileges that corporations enjoy but individuals do not: namely, limited liability.

What is your position on corporate 'limited liability' priveleges, which is the essential feature of the corporation? I am surprised that you seem not to have written about this yet. Isn't the limited liability corporation, by nature, antithetical to the ideals of individualism, which you tirelessly promote? Isn't corporatism the essential flaw of US government which has resulted in a collectivist government and political favoritism giving corporations unfair advantages over individuals and small businesses - 'competitors'?

REPLY FROM GEG: Our friends on the Left do, indeed, equate corporatism with capitalism and injustice, and they tend to think that the way to offset the injustices of corporatism is to have a strong government, theoretically responsive to the will of the people. What they fail to see is that big government is very similar to corporatism and, especially in recent times, it is obvious that there is a merger of the two. Why? because they are the same snakes under the skin. Every one of the obnoxious effects of corporatism can be found in big government, and it is most naive to think that it can ever be otherwise.

Governments and corporations are neither good nor evil by themselves. They can serve man well or be a huge disservice depending entirely on the terms of their charters and the character of those who direct them. Private entrepreneurs, partnerships, and associations have exactly the same capacity for good or evil. Corporations become evil when they acquire political favoritism giving them unfair advantages over competitors and legal immunity from crimes - but exactly the same thing happens with politically connected individuals, partnerships, and associations.

There is, however, one characteristic of corporations and governments that has led to widespread corruption and injustice. It is the fact that their officers and managers usually are protected from personal liability for their official acts. When crimes are committed by corporations and government agencies, the courts hand down judgments to compensate the victims or to punish the perpetrators, and many people cheer the outcome; but they fail to realize that the real perpetrators get off Scot free. The real perpetrators are people, not organizations. They are the leaders and managers who make the decisions and execute the criminal actions. Yet, the fines are not paid by them at all. When crimes are committed by people in government, the fines are passed on to taxpayers. When crimes are committed by people in corporations, the fines are passed on to stockholders. In both cases, the innocent are punished and the guilty are spared.

This is the root of great evil. If corporate and government officers were held personally responsible for their actions, even when discharging their official duties, most abuses would come to a halt. The problem is not that corporations and governments are intrinsically evil. It is that present laws enable people within those structures to escape liability for their actions.

It can be argued that taxpayers and stockholders should be liable for the actions of those whom they elect, that they should monitor them and make sure they perform their duties properly. Such an argument, however, is not realistic. Those who lead organizations usually can conceal or misrepresent their actions for long periods of time. Average voters and stockholders have little chance of discovering their wrongdoing until it is too late. Fortunately, in a sane world it would not be necessary for them to do so. If wrongdoing among executives were not protected by limited-liability laws, few problems would arise from that sector. In other words, if office-holders were held personally responsible for their acts on behalf of the organizations they serve, the level of corruption and crime committed by corporations and governments would be identical to the level committed by individuals acting outside corporations and governments; which is to say that it would me minimal.

In summary: Governments and corporations intrinsically are neither good nor evil. What makes them so is the character of the people who direct them. If laws did not grant personal immunity from their acts, the likelihood of corruption and crime in governments and corporations would be no greater than found in any other segment of society. We must focus on the underlying principle: To treat executives of government and corporations differently from all others is contrary to the “Equality-Under-Law” provision of The Creed of Freedom. Follow the Creed, and it will make no difference what organizational structures we choose for our convenience.

READER'S RESPONSE:
Mr. Griffin, Thank you very much for touching on the subject of corporations in that shared correspondence. As a nation, we have veered off the path set by the Founding Fathers, and pander to those in power. As Lord Acton said about corruption, one can see that rising to a powerful position, whether in politics or industry, creates the opportunity for ultimate corruption. Corporations are not, as you pointed out, intrinsically evil; we just need to hold people responsible for their actions, or lack thereof.
Respectfully,
Bill
               
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