New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (D) said that he plans to request federal funding for body cameras. It’s unclear whether Obama, who has made the most high-profile push for body cameras, will get congressional support for his proposal.
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Posted by revkharma on December 4, 2014
Posted in administrative power, Big Government, change, Civil liberties, Constitution, distraction | Tagged: Big Government, civil rights, deception, democracy, Federal Government, nyc, police | Leave a Comment »
Posted by revkharma on March 23, 2012
I know, it’s a familiar title, and not original.
this week in France, a Muslim terrorist attacked and killed jews, in he name of his religion.
He killed several elite french military men, and using a gun, held police at bay for hours, eventually jumping to his death, while continuing to shoot at the police who could not capture him.
first, all the major nets covered other stories first.
Muslim terrorist Can’t say that.
he used a gun.. They are supposed to be banned, thus unavailable in France, how’d that happen?
Third, he killed Jews… Thought they were the persecutors not victims. supposed to be running the world… not hunted and killed.
And he was a TERRORIST… Thought we were done with that.
Can’t shake up the fat happy sheep watching wheel of fortune and “the voice’ on their big screen Tv while cashing their second year of unemployment checks.
No way will the big shots in charge allow anything to shake these fat blobs of gelatinous lipids from their torpor. They might just fire up a dormant neuron long enough to understand they are being misled, and maybe one or two percent of them might actually resist their slavery.
Posted in chaos, condron.us, deception, distraction, Europe, Freedom, Gun Laws, gun rights, Islam, media coverage, Politics, Terrorism, Uncategorized | Tagged: france, Guns, jews, muslims, Terror | Leave a Comment »
Posted by revkharma on November 5, 2009
So, it’s time to celebrate, isn’t it? The good guys scored some big hits and stole some thunder from the Omabites on election day 2009. Team Obama got beat back, and the libs have been taught a lesson. Time to party, to look to who won and plan to continue the winning strategy into the mid-term elections in 2010. After all the good guys came out on top!
Only there’s a flaw in all of this. Look who won and how didn’t. Sure, the Republican Party took a couple of seats from Democrat governors. But the way things are going that’s like being chased by a cheetah, and thinking you are safe when a leopard takes his place behind you. One may run faster, but either one will eventually catch you and then, lights out.
In the now infamous NY 23 house race, the Democrat Party took over a seat which was renowned as a safe republican seat for decades. Note that: ” a SAFE republican seat”. (of course the seat was held by a democrat in 1993, but that’s a minor detail, isn’t it?) That means essentially one party rule in that district. Perhaps that’s why when Ms Dede Scozzafava ran and called herself a Republican, the party rewarded her with nearly a million dollars in campaign funds, ignoring her liberal political stance on most issues.
As the election neared, and the Conservative Party of New York ( CPNYS) endorsed Doug Hoffman the two major parties tried their best to ignore him. As he gained ground, eventually garnering better poll results than either ‘major party’ candidate, the very liberal Scozzafava withdrew. The party of elephants then said they would support the conservative. Dede did not agree, and the one time nominee of the Republican Party of New York cast her support to the nominee of the donkey party. After having denounced him during the entire campaign, the Republicans now embraced Hoffman. This is NOT because they embraced his positions. It was mere expediency, hoping to maintain a share of the seat to which they felt entitled. Remember, this is a “safe republican seat for decades”.
Down State, in Manhattan, the estimable billionaire Mike Bloomberg was running for a third term. Nevermind that the laws of New York City have prohibited more than two consecutive terms for years. You see, Mr. Bloomberg could not imagine that anyone could run the city as well as he has done. Despite two separate votes in which the residents of NYC have voted to maintain a two term limit for their mayor, Bloomberg went to the city council, not the voters. A compliant city council agreed to change the rules, and allowed Mr. Bloomberg to run again. Not by vote, but by fiat did Bloomberg get his way. Inconvenient laws are just waived away. Even the immensely popular Rudy Giuliani would not do such a thing, during the scary times after 9/11. He followed the rule of law and simply turned the office to his successor. It is interesting to note that Bloomberg is reported to have spent more than $100 MILLION of his own money to gain this re-election.
See, the problem here is not liberal versus conservative parties, it’s not donkeys and elephants. The problem is accumulation of power and the sense that those who currently hold office are entitled to those offices. This sense of ownership betrays the entire mindset. It really doesn’t matter if you color your state ‘blue’ or ‘red’ or purple. It does not matter if you show up to speak wearing an elephant head or a donkey head during your campaign. As long as you are part of the club, you are in. Not the interests of the nation, nor the American People, the primary concern maintaining their elitist grip on power. The two major parties are now so concerned with getting and keeping power that they will simply act in the interest of party rather than in the interest of the nation.
The secret is revealed by the results of the special election in the 23rd district of NY. As soon as the seemingly opposed parties saw their place at the table threatened, they reacted. Actual citizens seemed on the brink of taking control of their own government. Those annoying ‘Tea Party” people were crushing the established party candidates. Only one thing to do: Dump the fake elephant, have her endorse the donkey and at all costs, do not allow an outsider to get a place at the table. The future of the two party system is on display in New York. The election results for NY -23 and NYC Mayor Bloomberg show the length the major parties will extend themselves to maintain their grip on the levers of political power.
I am taking a close look at an organization that seems, at first glance to have this concept in mind. “Get Out of Our House” is a growing grass-roots organization whose entire goal is to fund and elect outsiders. I suggest you take a look around and see what you think. I have just begun to read through, but so far I like what I see. Please, check them out.
Please, do something. Just pay attention. We are seeing our government corrupted and the ‘Two Party system” turned into a fiction used to hold oligarchs in power. If we do nothing, we will have a government little different from that currently pretending to be a democracy in Russia.
Keep the Faith.
Posted in Big Government, change, congressional representation, corruption, deception, Democrats, distraction, Government Power, Tea Parties | Tagged: Big Government, Bloomberg, Congress, Democrats, election, Freedom, GOOOH, government, Government Power, Hoffman, House of Representatives, Leviathan, Politics, republicans, scozzafava | Leave a Comment »
Posted by revkharma on July 24, 2009
So, the last question of Obama’s ‘Health care ‘ press conference changed everything. In what almost seems to be a planted question the president was asked to address the recent arrest of Harvard Professor Gates. The Great and Powerful Obama began by admitting his own bias, then waded in and called the actions of the police ‘stupid’. Predictably, this has once more put the debate on racial division on the front page of newspapers and top discussion topic of many news programs. See, it’s all about race, and if we believe the template the only reason this happened is because the cop in question was white and the professor black.
Let’s dig a little and see if this holds water.
First, any time Obama takes a question there has got to be a political calculus involved. By taking that one, and responding the way he has, Obama has been able to shift discussion away from his losing performance on nationalizing health care, andshift it to another topic. Reviewing his answers that night one can see he simply has no answers to any questions. His health care plan is a mess, and it is likely to fail if it is examined in any detail. He stumbled and mumbled, with as many ” umms’ and ahhs’ as real replies to questions. He indicted doctors, claiming they are ‘removing tonsils for higher profit’ rather than treating allergies and sore throats. He alluded to heart rending letters he reads every day, while saying the discussion should not be about him. The senate has now decided not to vote before Obama’s clear August deadline.
So, what to do? Distract and shift attention. Make it all about race instead of his slipping plan.
The problem here is if you look at what actually happened, this is NOT about race, but about power, wealth and personal privilege. Gates, while dealing with police officers on the scene, was calling headquarters, apparently gaining access to ‘the chief’. Once he was arrested, he was able to throw his connections around and have charges dismissed. If this had been any average American, who would doubt that they would have been processed and charged. The cops on the scene responded to a call of a possible break in. Accounts and photos of the scene show that the officers on scene were actually a multi racial group. They faced an arrogant and belligerent loudmouth who simply would NOT accept anything other than confrontation. Witnesses say he continued to berate the officer long after the officer tried to disengage. Gates was then handcuffed and arrested. Afterward he was released, and no charges were lodged against him. Had that been an ordinary, middle class American, white or black, who had continued to shout and abuse a cop, there surely would have been charges.
Now all the media are discussing the case, the circus, and the statement which President Obama has injected, clearly and intentionally into the whole morass.
I began this essay early Friday morning, and later in the day two events took place. First, the police union in Cambridge staged a press conference to support Sgt Crowley. White House press secretary and Chief Jester Robert Gibbs at first attempted to portray it as a political battle, stating that ” the FOP endorsed Mccain”.
Shortly after that, Obama descended to the press room and offered one of his now familiar pseudo apologies. He professed to be stunned that his remarks generated such interest. After allowing that he had ‘failed to properly calibrate his words’ he attempted to make some humorous statements. The fawning press guffawed louder than Ed McMahon listening to a Carson joke fall flat.
Yet listen carefully to his words, and you will see that President Obama has absolutely NOT apologized for his offensive characterization.
In my choice of words, I unfortunately gave the impression that I was maligning the Cambridge Police Department or Sergeant Crowley specifically, I continue to believe, based on what I have heard, that there was an overreaction in pulling Prof. Gates out of his home and to the station. I also continue to believe, based on what I heard, that Prof. Gates probably overreacted as well
This will insure a continued discussion of race, police and most importantly of all, The Great and Powerful Obama. He has made the remarks, and just by stating them has played the race card. He has also refused to actually recant. He will, through back channels and sotto voce maintain that his credibility with the Community Organizers from which he draws his power. His allies at ACORN will stand by him. And he will avoid the discussion of his major failure to ram the takeover of the US Health care system as quickly as he wanted.
And THAT, I maintain, is the whole and sole purpose of this. If Obama had the votes lined up to pass the plan no comments would ever have been made about Gates and the Cambridge PD. This way, he deflects attention until either he finds a back door way to cheat his plan through the system or manages to coerce or buy enough votes to get the disastrous plan through the house.
It is, this time and every time, all about him. Don’t be fooled, this was not a mistake, or a misspeak, or a poor choice of words. He accomplished what he wanted. Now we have to watch carefully. He’s sent the distraction, we have to wait to see the hidden secret he wants to keep us from seeing.
Keep the Faith
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