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Government Deficit NOT Related To Entitlements!


Government Deficit NOT Related To Entitlements!.

This is an excellent and informative post by freshthoughts. Awesome!

Unconstitutional act by Apple CEO Steve Jobs and the Republican Party


Mr. Jobs
and Republican Party,

Our Democracy(Our Constitution) is currently under attack by the corporate abuse of the promises to the people by our constitution to protect us from an overly intrusive government and from large corporations from quelling the voices (free speech) of the people. Government working in concert with big business against the people; block the intentions of our forefathers in the separation of powers doctrine.

This doctrine created the three branches so that neither would have the ability to
act as a viable enemy against the people. Government with the money of big
business would render the House of Representatives (the purse strings of our
government) useless in curbing the ability to manifest an overly intrusive government, as we saw play out in the Bush Administration with the creations of Blackwater(secret police with complete immunity from breaking federal and international laws such as rape, kidnapping, torture and murder; this all under the umbrella of secrecy because of national security) and the unchallenged appointments of Haliburton (the money making component, which wins virtually every military contracts, with no competition because the bidding was set-up from the beginning); a continual money source for the corrupt side of our government that makes up the overly intrusive team against the people.

These two corporations have caused more damage to the rights of the people than all past national enemies of the government combined since the Civil War. Apple CEO Steve Jobs appears to be yet another component in keeping this power by hiding the facts (Would America have ever known about enormous cases of police brutality had it not been for the filming of Rodney King being beaten by Los Angeles Police Officers?

Steve Job’s intended actions of turning back the clock by taking back the veil of secret violence being perpetrated on a minority of our population documents this exact scenario against the people being played out in our lifetime all over again. There is a name for this type of government, which the separation of powers doctrine tries to prevent; Fascism (a. A system of government
marked by centralization of authority under a dictator, stringent socioeconomic controls, suppression of the opposition through terror and censorship, and typically a policy of belligerent nationalism and racism
.) The Free Dictionary by Farlax. < http://www.thefreedictionary.com/fascism
>. retrived from internet 21 June 2011; 3:53pm.

Does this definition appear strangely familiar to that advocated by the Republican Party? Think back to the Sarah Palin and McCain rallies.

Think back to the make-up of those in the crowds; racially.

Think back to their calls to do serious bodily harm to our existing president.

Think of back to their NAZI style conditioning of defining then Senator Obama as “not one of us,” “not American,” “a socialist,” “a stereotypical black man and his wife a stereotypical black woman,” as not smart enough, or experienced enough,” as an enemy of the state,” really? When you actually analyze the facts, who

really is an enemy of the state? Here are some clues,

Think back to the Republican philosophy of tax-breaks to the large corporations (welfare for the rich),

the starving of our existing type of government that aids those who have not,and is supposed to tax all equally without loopholes, which enable the wealthy to not be taxed at all.

Our system of government that is supported by a tax system is bankrupt because the money from the wealthy was never taken. Instead, the non-wealthy; the working poor; and the middle class are forced to do with less and are taxed more, while the wealth’s tax-cuts and incentives continue at an even greater pace.

 

We now have a Democracy with the Republican Party’s repeated disrespect of the Constitution, e.g. President George Bush’s remarks of the Constitution just
being a piece of paper, a remark that should have sent chills down the arms of every American in our society, simply was digested because of fear for talking out. Here’s a small snippet for those of you who refuse to remember,.

“Mr. President,” one aide in the meeting said. “There is a valid case
that the provisions in this law undermine the Constitution.”

“Stop throwing the Constitution in my face,” Bush screamed back. “It’s just a god-damned piece of paper!”

I’ve talked to three people present for the meeting that day and they
all confirm that the President of the United States called the Constitution “a
god-damned piece of paper.”

And, to the Bush Administration, the Constitution of the United States is little more than toilet paper stained from all the shit that this group of power-mad despots have dumped on the freedoms that “god-damned piece of paper” used to guarantee. Soto, Fred. U.S. Constitution is just a piece of
paper”. 21 July 2007. WHITEHOUSER.COM.
< http://whitehouser.com/politics/bush-constitution-just-a-piece-of-paper/
>., that is having the blood sucked out of it by a bunch of Republican vampires.

The facts:  They want no funding for Medicare, schooling and other important needs by the people who are not wealthy enough to pay out-of-pocket for all of these entitlements as a matter of humanity to be greatly curtailed or stopped altogether, housing vampires who created this housing bust get off with billions of dollars infused into their banks and mortgage giants, while the working poor and middle class lost their homes. Even though these companies are now liquid they continue to not give home mortgage loans and they refuse to hire people so they can work and put food on the table.

top this deliberate unconscionable act of circumventing the intent of the Constitution by deliberately blocking the people’s ability to realize their First
Amendment
Right of the United States Constitution
, which is to have freedom of speech or to peaceably assembly, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances. Whether intended or not, your product is an important tool in realizing the people’s constitutional rights and any attempts to censor this act is in-fact, unconstitutional.

We still have a constitution and simply because you are on the side of those who harbor intentions to do away with it, we who support the Constitution are still here and will loudly block any attempts you may have to be successful in your
treasonous act against the United States of America; still a Democracy!

Your attempts to be yet another corporation to realize the attempts of the
Republican Party by turning our nation into a fascist state ends here and now
and I am exercising my First Amendment Right to spread the word of your treasonous intentions. You should all be jailed for the harm you have done and continue to do to not only the American people, but to the world as a result of eliminating this vast market place, when you started eliminating the numbers of the middle class in this nation. No big market to buy products from within the United States and abroad, means less money and jobs for everyone in the United States and in the world.

If the US Supreme court and our Congress will not remedy this situation, then maybe it is time the International Criminal Court to step in and hold those complicit in this unconscionable act accountable.

Latest information on the Amanda Knox Case


Below are my latest comments regarding the latest update on the Amanda Knox case, from, MailOnline.Nick Pisa. “Fresh Hope for Amanda Knox after Five Inmates Agree to Testify She is Innocent of Murdering British Student,” <http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2004335/Five-inmates-including-convicted-mobster-testify-Amanda-Knox-innocent-British-students-murder-appeal.html >. Retrieved from online; last updated at 6:03 PM on 16th June 2011.

It’s about time the courts in Italy are finally acting as a legitimate legal system. I
only hope now that they will respect the new evidence and free Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito. The injustice to Amanda Knox is unconscionable and needs to be held accountable to those who conspired to rob Miss Knox of her freedom and dignity.

Please, let’s get it right this time Italy! In the meantime, let Miss Knox and Mr. Sollecito out on bail until this matter is settled. Enough damage has already been done; let’s not continue the injustice.

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2004335/Five-inmates-including-convicted-mobster-testify-Amanda-Knox-innocent-British-students-murder-appeal.html#ixzz1PTq4HWVH

 

Seattle, Child Rape is a International Human Rights Violation!


This morning I was reading through my emails and came across a story on the KING5 TV internet site, “Billboard Campaign Targets Child Sex Trade in Seattle” < http://www.komonews.com/news/local/122911013.html
>. Seattle? This is something I would expect from developing countries, but
Seattle? This is a travesty! How can a city as beautiful and progressive as
Seattle have a morally corrupt society existing within it? There is no way I’m
going to sit back and not do my part to eradicate this cancer that has taken
hold in my hometown.

Seattle needs to be educated on what can be done when our legislators and police fail in enforcing moral codes, especially when they endanger our most precious creations; our children.

SEATTLE, Child rape is an International Human Rights violation!
You don’t have to just accept this growing evil around you. There are things
you can do to eradicate it. You have tools you may not be aware of and you can
help these children.

We need to first remove the children from the perpetrators of this heinous crime and then educate them on their rights. We must call the “perps” out and their clientele. People need to get their video cams and film these acts, even if you think the victim is over eighteen. The more footage out there, the more likely you are to get that one child in danger.

The government needs to institute a “sting” because the children are most likely not going to be in public. They’re prisoners, so we must go with the mindset we used in retrieving POWs; we have to go stealth. We have made so much noise about not funding environmental control and not funding schools…this NEEDS TO BE FUNDED and we need to make a lot of noise so it is, and when this does not work, contact UNICEF or the United Nations Children’s Fund < http://www.unicef.org/ >. They have the funds and resources to make things happen. Contact them in numbers, until we get them here on the ground doing what our people either can’t or won’t.

Political corruption can be a stealthy ugly thing; all as a result of money being paid to look the other way, and then the people getting political lip service about why nothing is being done. It can get real ugly, but we can all agree that our
children are more than worth it! NUMBERS! We need people to get involved in
numbers and really go after this cancer in Seattle. Ironically, Seattle is one
of the leading cities in cancer research, so if any city can be a beacon of
hope for all of the children in the world caught in the child sex trade,
Seattle is that city.

Activate the National Guard to help us at home for once, rather than always going off to wars in distant places. We have a war right at home and we’re obviously losing the battle. It’s time we called in the big guns.

If the country you are in has signed off on the International treaty, CONVENTION ON THE RIGHTS OF THE CHILD,
G.A. res. 44/25, annex, 44 U.N. GAOR Supp. (No. 49) at 167, U.N. Doc. A/44/49
(1989), entered into force September 2, 1990:

Article 19: 1. State parties shall take all appropriate legislative, administrative, social and educational measures to protect the child from all forms of physical or mental violence, injury or abuse, neglect or negligent treatment, maltreatment or exploitation, including sexual abuse, while in the care of parents(s), legal guardian(s), or any other person who has the care of the child.

Article 22: 2. …In cases where no parents or other members of the family can be found, the child shall be accorded the same protection as any other child permanently or temporarily deprived of his or her family environment for any reason, as set forth in the present Convention.

Article 32: 1. States Parties recognize the right of the child to be protected from economic exploitation and from performing any work that is likely to be hazardous or to interfere with the child’s education, or to be harmful to the child’s health or physical, mental, spiritual, moral or social development.

Article 34: State Parties undertake to protect the child from all forms of sexual exploitation and sexual abuse. For these purposes, States Parties shall in particular take all appropriate national, bilateral and multilateral measures to prevent:

a)   The inducement or coercion of a child in prostitution or other unlawful sexual activity;

b)   The exploitive use of children in prostitution or other unlawful sexual practices;

c)   The exploitive use of children in pornographic performances and materials.

Article 45: In order to foster the effective
implementation of the Convention and to encourage international co-operation in the field covered by the Convention:

(a)  The specialized agencies, the United Nations Children’s Fund, and other United Nations organs shall be entitled to be represented at the consideration of the implementation of such provisions of the present Convention as fall within the scope of their mandate.

The United States signed this treaty on February 16, 1995, with no exceptions, so we are bound by its laws.

The number one thing we can do is educate our children and the public at large, as well as our legislatures and police departments who continually behave as if their hands are tied. We can put pressure on them to act, knowing that it can be
enforced, if not by our own government, by the international community.

With International treaties, the state (country) is first given the opportunity to
bring relief (justice) for the victimized party. When the State fails to act,
or cannot act for whatever reason, the international community is given
jurisdiction and will act.

We eradicate this problem by educating our public servants and our people of the tools available to us to enforce the rights of our children.

PART I: Article 1 For the purposes of the present Convention, a child means every human being below the age of eighteen years unless under the law applicable to the child, majority is attained earlier. For the US, unlike in Islamic States < http://wikiislam.net/wiki/Contemporary_Pedophilic_Islamic_Marriages
>, eighteen is the age entering adulthood.

 

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The Theory of falsifiability; the key element missing from prosecutor’s case against Amanda Knox

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Sir Karl Popper (generally regarded as one of the greatest philosophers of science in the century) developed the theory of falsifiability as his criterion for demarcating science from non-science. I believe this same theory can be applied to the Amanda … Continue reading

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Update on the Amanda Knox Case

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UPDATE ON THE AMANDA KNOX CASE IN PERUGIA, ITALY It appears that the Amanda Knox case is gaining support for her ultimate vindication and release from this incredible injustice. Reportedly, eleven law makers signed a petition to Justice Minister Angelino … Continue reading

Sri Lankan Government massacre of 40,000 to 70,000 Tamil Civilians


The Sri Lankan government will eventually be held accountable for the massacre of between 40,000 and 70,000 Tamil men, women and children in the first five months of 2009 < http://www.tamilnet.com/art.html?catid=79&artid=32247 >. Crimes that fall under the category of jus
cogens
are a ‘category’ or legal status of a crime that rises to the level
of internationally recognizable as a crime that cannot be violated by any
country in the world. These are war crimes, genocide, crimes against humanity
and prohibitions on slavery. This “Higher law” may not be violated by any country and its complicity is a duty, not an optional right. That duty is to prosecute or extradite to a jurisdiction that has the capacity to do so. The duty is known as obligatio erga omnes, which means obligations or rights toward all. This is a legal implication as a result of a jus cogens crime.

There is a United Nations Rome Statute, the principle of complementarity, is a safeguard to protect a nation’s sovereignty. This renders a case inadmissible to the International Criminal Court if the case is under investigation by the state with jurisdiction for this particular case. Complementarity allows for jurisdiction
by the International Criminal Court in cases where the state with jurisdiction
fails in their duty, e.g. unable or unwilling to proceed with an investigation,
or when the investigation is conducted in bad faith; which is what I have been
arguing in blogs regarding the Amanda Knox case in Italy.

Jurisprudence excludes ‘moral right’s in countries like the United States and South Asian Countries, but moral rights are a part of jurisprudence in Germany, France and other European countries. These statutes, which incorporate moral rights, give additional legal opportunities to bring to justice, violators of human rights.

Many scholars believe the Sri Lankan government will eventually be held accountable as they have had high ranking officials going on record stating they would not proceed with an investigation, which presumes the likelihood of an investigation in bad faith, should they acquiesce to fend off public pressure, as a result of these statements.

There have been so many opportunities to implement International Human Rights Law and bring justice to the so many who have perished because of its breech. I am sickened by reading of the scale of evil that continues to exist in our world and the unbelievably slow pace at rescuing those in harms way.  When will the collective body of the citizens of th world finally say enough is enough and demand that EVERY nation be held accountable, swiftly, for breeches in crimes categorized as a jus cogens, at the very least?