Citizens, Subjects and The Greatness of Rand Paul’s Filibuster
There are two ways you can relate to the entity that governs you. You are either a citizen or you are a subject. There is a significant difference between the two. This difference involves the number of rights you enjoy and the amount of freedom of action and thought you get to exercise. Tupac Shapur sums it succinctly: Real n—– do they wanna do, b—- n—– do what they can.
In a philosophical sense, Senator Rand Paul just asked Attorney General Eric Holder which class we, the average American fit. Can we do what we want or do we what we can? Or more directly; can the people in charge of the government do what they want? Because if the government can do what it wants, then the people are not citizens, they are subjects, they have to do what they can.
This political moment of import erupted from a rather mundane Senate Hearing. President Barack Obama needed a new Director CIA Director. His former Director, David Petraeus was ummm, compromised. He selected John Brennan and expected that the Senate would advise, consent and go back to playing with their Power Ranger Action Figures instead of passing a Federal Budget. Then a wee fly landed in the ointment…
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SEIU $680,000 To Defeat Brown – Money Taken From Member Dues.
Bureau of Labor Statistics came out with this startling figure. For every job in the United States today there are over SIX POINT FIVE APPLICANTS. Another big Obama confidence builder. By the way Obama, IN SECRET as usual, signed an executive order establishing a so-called Council of Governors. Another purely STALINIST move by MAOBAMA. This Council of Governors is to ‘provide input’ on “homeland defense | Read More »
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The BDS of the NYT: “Damned If You Do, Damned If You Don’t, and Damned If You Even Think About It!”
In 2002, the Bush Administration considered several options for dealing with an Al Qaeda sleeper cell outside of Buffalo, NY. The cell, which came to be known as the Lackawanna Six, was ultimately taken down by the FBI. But a faction within the Administration, led by VP Dick Cheney, had a plan to use the military after declaring the cell “enemy combatants”. The argument that | Read More »
Military to bolster domestic security
In a frightening expansion of executive power the United States military is planning to have 20,000 uniformed troops INSIDE the United States by 2011. With congressional approval and funding, the federal government lead by the Bush administration, is riding rough shod over the Posse Comitatus Act passed in 1878.