At this point, I may as well point out that the government mandates what is done with the toilet contents and shower contents when they leave my home. I’ll leave that up to the readers’ imaginations.
It’s basically hijacking taxpayer resources to intimidate an opponent of the government’s policies. Those who respect the First Amendment and value it ought to be very much concerned.”
So, a group of rulers gets to ignore our rights, take away our money (continually), punish us when it wishes, and even send us off to war. And that’s all okay because we somehow agreed to the deal.
Locally and nationally, we live under governments that prefer to rule rather than to serve, that choose not to tell us the truth but to keep it from us, and that have enacted laws that purport to make their behavior legal.
In 1949, when he wrote “1984,” Orwell predicted all this, including the secret torture, the perpetual warfare, the continuous spying and the fear of the government. His predictions were right on the mark — he was only mistaken by 30 years.
Note, this is updated from my original post of July 2011.
“The world as we know it may very well end on August 2nd. This won’t be the end of the world in a metaphysical or spiritual sense, but rather in a financial and economical one because of the incredible, almost unbelievable stupidity of the extreme members of the Republican Party. These wing-nuts…” If you care to read more of that diatribe we provide you a link.
But August 2nd passed and put off the Great Collapse to some unknown time we cannot know, but remains inevitable. Are you ready to become extinct or what?
The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office is acting in a bipartisan way to cover up the biggest single threat to the bipartisan political alliance that is stripping America of its wealth: the United States Congress.
There is no question that the following policy is bipartisan. Democrats and Republicans in Congress
are completely agreed that the following information should not get out to the American people, namely, that the present value of the United States government’s off-budget liabilities is over $200 trillion.