Sunday December 8, 2013
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The truth is he juked the system to play the game. Political Correctness should never overule the law. If the manual for the drivers license test which includes the rules of the road is written in English then everything else is a moot point. I'm tire of libs pushing the system in order to find Anarchy.
Why isn't it news. Life is milestone after milestone and when communities acknowledge the achievers among them that's news. Congrats Dan, It's a promotion well deserved.
Well done Bill, Well done.
Who is the expert here? What is there reference? The trees tell us the history of this forest and the rings say...too many trees. The tree rings also tell when fire has come to solve the problem of too many trees. The land tells us how fire and the carbon make it more fertile.
There are in some places on this forest, 100 times as many trees as there were 100 years ago. You might think that's a good thing but it's not. A mature Ponderosa pine sucks 25 gallons of water a day out of the ground. Doesn't seem like much? multiply that by 400/acre times 3000 acres and then ask me where the water went.
The Enviro-Nazis have not studied the history of this land in Arizona and they have no idea what is best for it. There are those that do. Dr. Wally Covington @ N.A.U. in Flagstaff is "thee" noted authority on Environmentalism in Arizona and he says we've been doing it wrong.
Don't take my word for it go look it up yourselves. I only urge you to avoid the propogandists websites from the ....'Center for Biological Diversity' (they are corrupt in my opinion), The Nature Conservancy" There are many many more but think. Let your common sense and logic lead you. Don't be a patsy for feel good.....because it doesn't.
Why are they on trial? They were in possession of an American ship they didn't own. They had captives and threatened them harm. They executed their threat. Americans died.
None of them should have left the area alive.
Dear Mr. Spatti, would you kindly include in your future remarks your polical affiliation. I think I know what it is but I've been wrong before, as I alluded to in another post this evening.
The problem we are facing in this Country today has nothing to do with D.C. it has everything to do with us. We have continually wanted the Government both local and national to do more for us. That has been wrong.
We asked local government to protect us from fire and crime and that's part of what they are supposed to do, but then we went further and said...." make my neighbor clean up his yard...make the businesses paint their place a pleasing color to me...Tell us where businesses can and can't be and how much grass and how tall our buildings and how safe to build them...." You won't like this Mr. Spatti, but that is not the role of Government, It is the responsibility of good citizenship and that has not been well taught in the last couple of Generations.
If Sir, your income is dependent on the Government than don't go here anymore. If not let me propose something really extreme.
Shut it all down for one year. All down. No taxes, fees, no income for any government at all.
Yes, Beaurocrats would be out of work, so sad, Government would shut down, so sad,
BUT, citizens would survive because they have Capitalism and will find a way to make it work "UNDER THE TABLE"
You can criticize this all you want but it's already happened in our lifetime. Polish patriot Lec Lewenska called for a peaceful national strike and broke the grip of Russia on his country.
Here is what would happen in my opinion. With no taxes (income) Government would shut down. Without having to pay taxes working citizens would have more money, businesses as well. More money would give them the opportunity to be productive which would solve the private economy unemployment but it would be replaced by the government workers unemployment, which would require them to seek subsistance in the real world. What say we start there.
Ron you are right on and beat me by 2 Hours. In todays paper is an article about what I thought to be a friend of mine. Rick Renzi. Turns out he was corrupt. Still in the short time he served Gila County he brought Federal dollars back here.
The problem is that too was wrong. The Federal Government is not the answer to the problems we are having they are the problem. (sorry I just realized that I quoted Reagan and didn't give him credit.)
Mr. Hansel I believe the hardest lesson either not learned or forgotten about the Constitution is the role of the elected. The people were to elect Representatives to go and represent them AGAINST the governments intrusion in their lives. A protection so to speak.
Senators were to be selected by the States legislatures to go and respresent their interests and protect their rights. (I know the 17th Ammendment changed that and it shouldn't have.)
The President was intended to be the greatest servant of them all. POTUS is supposed to send to Congress what the cost of running the Government is and have them vote on it. POTUS is supposed to make certain that our military is ready and able to defend the U.S. against all enemies. POTUS is also supposed to be the final word on laws that come out of the Congress and either approve or veto them based on his perception of the Constitution which he is sworn to uphold. To top it off an Electoral College was established to actually make certain that a majority of crazies could not put a Dictator in office.
You see John, Rep. Gossar wasn't sent to Washington to bring in money for Gila County, he was sent there to make sure that we could take care of ourselves without greivance from the Government. As I see it, he's doing a fine job.
There may be nothing harder to admit than when you are wrong. I was wrong. I really liked Rick Renzi, and I'm not often wrong about people. It breaks my heart to know I trusted and believed in him, supported him for office and through this period of indictment. I won't stop trusting and believing in people and tonight I'll say a prayer and ask our Lord to forgive him and hope that he too asks for the same. So now I guess that means that we have to go find the rest of them and throw them out. Let's get a whole new group of Representatives and Senators and make sure they actually Represent US.
It looks like I'm missing way too much fun.
Can you give me an example of any U.S. President, Commander in Chief of the forces of defense, who in times of trouble was A.W.O.L. Nothing disturbs me more than this, the boss was gone. People died. Then they lied. No excuse, none.
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