Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Sick Transit

In the U.S. and around the world, it’s a weird fad.

By James Lileks
Summary of a Washington Post op-ed in my local paper: “Transit use remains disappointing because driving is too cheap.”They mean that in a bad way.If there’s a story about “Transit,” they don’t mean cars. Cars are just solipsistic carbon-barfing capsules that move selfish people around. Transit means communal boxes, preferably on rails. When they talk about transit options, they mean buses (ick!) and bikes (yay!) and streetcars, which are romantic and sustainable and everyone takes them in Europe. Ergo: You there with the two-car garage — pony up. Do you really have to read the article to know that’s where it’s going? Slowly? Stopping at every corner?  Read more at nationalreview.com.

Hat tip: Ed Braddy, DeLena May

 

The Social Engineers – Coming Soon to a City Near You

Click the graphic to watch the VIDEO

Photo credit:  http://vegasxau.blogspot.com

The Speech that Rocked Virginia

The Speech that Rocked Virginia! On may 18th, 2013, EW Jackson inspired Richmond and rocked Virginia! Join the campaign to inspire and unite all Virginians as we rally around our shared values and toward victory in November!

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Hat tip: Ron Thornton

National Blueways: A National Disaster

This is the kind of government action that can finally bring this country down. While everyone is sidetracked by the IRS, Obamacare and Bernanke this insidious plan to control millions more acres of private property will be the final straw for a weak country with a weak economy. Unless STATE officials recognize the enormity of the National Blueway System and take steps to protect their constituents the federal government will be ”placing 10% of farms into conservation programs and develop Conservation Programs for 75% of farms” among other controls. In Arkansas “The on the ground effects of this plan would absolutely annihilate agriculture within the 60 county area. And agricultural is by far the biggest economic engine within the region. Tourism is far, far behind. And with such a great economy, the idea that tourism is suddenly going to explode as an economic engine is beyond ridiculous. Nonetheless, that is the apparent economic benefit we are all supposed to gain from this designation.”

“According to a statement from the Secretary of the Interior, the plans are to establish 5 National Blueways per year for the next five years ultimately achieving 25 National Blueways throughout the nation.”

Full article..http://www.newswithviews.com/Hannes/doreen119.htm

Take the time to meet with your state legislators about the National Blueway System. Educate them and let them know you will support their opposition to Florida participating in the program.

Email State Representative Keith Perry http://www.myfloridahouse.gov/Sections/Representatives/emailrepresentative.aspx?MemberId=4497&SessionId=75

Email State Senator Rob Bradley http://www.flsenate.gov/Senators/s7

Public Buses and Blackout Windows: What are they hiding behind those Foster Grants?

April 1, 2013 by Barb Haselden, Organizer South Pinellas 912 Patriots

 

As public buses in Pinellas County, Florida get larger and longer, the windows get blacker and blacker. Here we see pictured (right) one of the eight brand new buses delivered in February to add to their ever growing fleet of 200 buses.

Each new bus costs $600,000 courtesy of the taxpayers. 

Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority (PSTA) justifies the escalated cost of these newer models because they carry 14 more passengers than the older models, they save fuel, however that can be, and most importantly, the buses were purchased through Federal Grant money, so, who cares how much they cost anyway, is the inferred message to the public stated in the Tampa Bay Times.

GAINESVILLE, FL Regional Transportation System Bus

But why the black windows?

Is anyone in those buses? Who can tell? Do we need the extra 14 seats? Do we need the new buses? Do we need the old buses? What is the actual public transportation need for such excessive spending and agency expansion as we watch countries such as Cyprus grab bank accounts to cover government spending and debt?

Are the bus windows in your town black?

Or perhaps your transit agency has chosen fun graphics on their windows, another effective way of hiding the true occupants as the bus travels from stop to stop, day in and day out. Whenever a bus goes by, as it passes between me and the sun revealing its contents, I try to capture the outlines of the occupants and almost always there are only one or two or maybe as many as five silhouettes seated on the $600,000 mega-bus. Continue reading on:  watchdogwire.com.

Cross posted on commonsensepost.com.

Sign Wave for Ed Braddy – Friday March 29th 4-6 PM

Walmart Supercenter on Waldo Road

(Just turn off Waldo Rd. at Walmart and park on the left)

Let’s show which candidate in the race for Mayor cares about East Gainesville!

United Nations: Working Against America

This action taken by the agency responsible for “sustainability” and “green energy” and “global governance”.  We need to opt out and then kick out our most dangerous political enemy: The Unted Nations.

From RoseMarie Newton, Chair of Government for Accountable Ctizens working against United Nations’ Agenda 21 at www.g-a-c.net. We urge you to contact RoseMarie at rosemarie.newton@gmail.com and GET INVOLVED!

“Funded primarily with U.S. tax dollars, the famously corrupt United Nations has hit a new low, awarding a genocidal warlord indicted by an international court for crimes against humanity a seat on its laughable human rights council.

The worst part is that this madness is funded by Americans to the tune of 7-plus billion dollars a year. The American cash keeps pouring in even though the U.N. is pillar of corruption, fraud and mismanagement. Its so-called human rights council is a huge joke with members that are famous for oppressing their citizens and, in many cases, committing atrocious human rights violations. Cuba, Iran and Venezuela are among the offenders.”

Full article…http://www.judicialwatch.org/blog/2012/08/u-n-human-rights-council-to-add-genocidal-warlord/

Agenda 21: Watch This Video

August 3, 2012 by  
Filed under Agenda 21/Sustainable Dev., Hot Topics

Gainesville and Alachua County are members of ICLEI, the local initiative for Agenda 21.

Watch this video…http://web.gbtv.com/media/video.jsp?content_id=23535159&source=GBTV

Agenda 21: Rio+20 Conference for the Confiscation of American Wealth

Promoted by President Obama and his merry band of thieves, The Rio+20 Comference is currently underway in Rio de Janeiro, scheming to take American wealth and distribute to the government winners in “underserved” countries around the world.

“At the Rio+20 Conference, world leaders, along with thousands of participants from governments, the private sector, NGOs and other groups, will come together to shape how we can reduce poverty, advance social equity and ensure environmental protection on an ever more crowded planet to get to the future we want.” Go to this link to see what the countries involved say about it…http://www.uncsd2012.org/about.html

The truthfrom Paul Driessen

“The Agenda 21 and sustainability paradigm also rejects and undermines Adam Smith’s belief that mankind’s natural tendency toward self-interest, profit and self-improvement results in greater prosperity, opportunity, health, welfare and justice for all.”

“Just this week, the Civil Society Reflection Group on Global Development Perspectives released a new report to the United Nations Rio+20 Earth Summit on Sustainable Development. The executive summary of No Future Without Justice begins with the heading, “The World Is in Need of Fundamental Change.” The document then offers “solutions,” which include “universal fiscal equalization” and a “massive and absolute decoupling of well-being from resource extraction and consumption.”

The 18-member Group includes no Americans – but condemns the US and other governments for their dedication to economic growth, rather than wealth redistribution, and demands that governments play a key role in promoting “sustainability” and welfare. They insist that all governments provide universal access to public health care, guaranteed state allowances for every child, guaranteed state support for the unemployed and underemployed, and basic universal pensions and universal social security.”

Full article…http://www.eco-imperialism.com/sustainable-justice-redistribution-of-scarcity/

Twenty Years of Bliss

How fast time flies when we are having fun. It has been 20 years  since the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) took place in Rio de Janeiro in 1992. And to celebrate, the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD) is being organized in pursuance of General Assembly Resolution 64/236 (A/RES/64/236), and will take place in Brazil on June 20-22, 2012 to mark the 20th anniversary and the 10th anniversary of the 2002 World Summit on Sustainable Development (WSSD) in Johannesburg. I have to give it to them, these folks are resilient. Regardless of the data to the contrary and the Climate Gate data that came out of Great Britain, the UN is still pushing for control and taxing all of us.

Please read this article from the Washington Examiner about the upcoming UN  meeting and be prepared to learn more at our Gainesville Tea Party general meeting on Saturday June 23rd when we bring in Agenda 21 expert Victoria Baer.

http://campaign2012.washingtonexaminer.com/blogs/beltway-confidential/un-consider-1300-green-tax-us/596056

Global Financial Transaction Tax: Get Ready to Pay!

ATTENTION all hard working United STates citizens: get ready to open your wallets and send the fruits of your labors around the world.

“As European Union Finance Ministers meet on 15 May to coincide with the G-8 Summit in Camp David, a group of United Nations independent experts urged the EU to take the lead in promoting the adoption of a global financial transaction tax to offset the costs of the enduring economic, financial, fuel, climate and food crises, and to protect basic human rights.

“Where the world financial crisis has brought about the loss of millions of jobs, socialized private debt burdens and now risks causing significant human rights regressions through wide-ranging austerity packages, a financial transaction tax (FTT) is a pragmatic tool for providing the means for governments to protect and fulfill the human rights of their people,” said the rights experts on extreme poverty, food, business, foreign debt and international solidarity.

“EU countries must take bold leadership now to pave the way towards what should eventually be a global FTT,” they urged, welcoming recent EU proposals to implement the financial transaction tax across the Eurozone.”

Full article..http://www.ohchr.org/EN/NewsEvents/Pages/DisplayNews.aspx?NewsID=12150&LangID=E

LOST Treaty Will Threaten Our Sovereignty of Our Seas

GET INVOLVED! Take the time to sign petitions against the LOST global treaty that will restrain the freedom of our seas effectively impairing our sovereignty and set up another mechanism for the redistribution of our wealth to other countries.

“Americans today are in no mood for subordinating U.S. sovereignty, plus seven-tenths of the world’s surface area, to another entangling global bureaucracy, so advocates are using Orwellian talking points to pretend that LOST would do the opposite.” See http://news.investors.com/article/611579/201205151852/lost-treaty-is-a-bad-deal-for-the-us.htm?p=full

PLEASE go to the following sites to sign the petitions that will be sent directly to those who need to know that we are against LOST! A treaty is forever! There is NO REPEALING A TREATY!
Freedomworks: http://action.freedomworks.org/6852/stop-uns-law-seas-treaty/ After you sign that petition, the next page lets you send an email directly to your reps.
ConservativeActionAlerts: http://petitions.conservativeactionalerts.com/6257/tell-congress-stop-united-nations-lost-treaty/?ifr=820/?src=caa-web Again, after you sign that petition, the next page lets you send an email directly to your reps.
Dick Morris: http://dickmorris.rallycongress.com/6749/fight-treaty-that-cedes-our-sovereignty/

Senator Marco Rubio has signed a letter opposing the convention supporting the treaty:

The Honorable Harry Reid

Majority Leader

United States Senate

Washington, D.C. 20510

 

Dear Mr. Leader,

We understand that Chairman Kerry has renewed his efforts to pursue Senate ratification of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea.  We are writing to let you know that we believe this Convention reflects political, economic, and ideological assumptions which are inconsistent with American values and sovereignty.

By its current terms, the Law of the Sea Convention encompasses economic and technology interests in the deep sea, redistribution of wealth from developed to undeveloped nations, freedom of navigation in the deep sea and exclusive economic zones which may impact maritime security and environmental regulation over virtually all sources of pollution.

To affect the treaty’s broad regime of governance, we are particularly concerned that United States sovereignty could be subjugated in many areas to a supranational government that is chartered by the United Nations under the 1982 Convention.  Further, we are troubled that compulsory dispute resolution could pertain to public and private activities including law enforcement, maritime security, business operations, and nonmilitary activities performed aboard military vessels.

If this treaty comes to the floor, we will oppose its ratification.

Sincerely yours,

Jon Kyl
Jim Inhofe
Roy Blunt
Pat Roberts
David Vitter
Ron Johnson
John Cornyn
Jim DeMint
Tom Coburn

Marco Rubio

John Boozman
Rand Paul
Jim Risch
Mike Lee
Jeff Sessions
Mike Crapo
Orrin Hatch
John Barrasso
Richard Shelby

 

John Thune
Richard Burr
Saxby Chambliss
Dan Coats
John Hoeven
Roger Wicker
Jerry Moran

 

 

Agenda 21: Conspiracy Theory or Threat?

by Tom DeWeese
May 21, 2012
NewsWithViews.com

“The battle over Agenda 21 is raging across the nation. City and County Councils have become war zones as
citizens question the origins of development plans and planners deny any
international connections to the UN’s Agenda 21. What is the truth? Since I
helped start this war, I believe it is up to me to help with the answers.”

“Those who simply read or quickly scan Agenda 21 are puzzled by our opposition to what they
see as a harmless, non-controversial document which they read as voluntary
suggestions for preserving natural resources and protecting the environment. Why
the fear? What exactly bothers us so much?

The problem is, we who oppose Agenda 21 have read and studied much more than this one
document and we’ve connected the dots. Many of us have attended those
international meetings, rubbed elbows with the authors and leaders of the
advocated policies, and overheard their insider (not for public distribution)
comments about their real purpose.”

Here are a few examples of those comments made by major leaders of this movement as to the true
purpose of the policies coming out of these UN meetings:

 

“No matter if the science of global warming is all phony…climate change provides the greatest
opportunity to bring about justice and equality in the world.”

Christine Stewart (former Canadian Minister of the Environment)

 

“The concept of national sovereignty has been immutable, indeed a sacred principle of
international relations. It is a principle which will yield only slowly and
reluctantly to the new imperatives of global environmental cooperation.”

Report from the UN Commission on Global Governance.

 

“Regionalism must precede globalism. We foresee a seamless system of governance from local
communities, individual states, regional unions and up through to the United
Nations itself.”

Report from the UN Commission on Global Governance.

Full article…http://www.newswithviews.com/DeWeese/tom214.htm

Maurice Strong: An Enemy of Our Freedoms

 For 40 years Tom DeWeese has been a businessman, grassroots activist, writer and publisher. As such, he
has always advocated a firm belief in man’s need to keep moving forward while
protecting our Constitutionally-guaranteed rights.

“How many of you know of Maurice Strong – and that he is evil?”

Maurice Strong has the potential to be the most powerful
and most evil dictator the world has ever known – right now – today – in our day
and age – and yet, most of you have never heard of him.

So let me sound the warning bell – loud and long. Maurice Strong will, in all likely hood
be the next Secretary General of the United Nations.”

The assault on property rights – in fact the entire radical environmental agenda – is being driven by
the United Nations. And Maurice Strong is the number one force behind UN
environmental policy. Maurice Strong is the leader of a radical contingent of
Environmentalists that believe technology and modern industrialization must be
stopped.”

Full article..http://www.newswithviews.com/DeWeese/tom213.htm

Americans Are FAT! Time to Crack Down!

This article is important, not because it is yet another advocacy of control over the lives of Americans, but because it absolves all citizens of PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY. I have learned that many citizens either do not understand personal responsibility and individual freedom or are actually afraid of taking responsibility for their actions and facing the consequences, be they good or bad, of their decisions. A citizenry devoid of the ability to take action as individuals are ripe for the imposition of tyranny.

“In an ambitious 478-page report, the IOM refutes the idea that obesity is largely the result of a lack of willpower on the part of individuals. Instead, it embraces policy proposals that have met with stiff resistance from the food industry and lawmakers, arguing that multiple strategies will be needed to make the U.S. environment less “obesogenic.”

“People have heard the advice to eat less and move more for years, and during that time a large number of Americans have become obese,” IOM committee member Shiriki Kumanyika of the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine told Reuters. “That advice will never be out of date. But when you see the increase in obesity you ask, what changed? And the answer is, the environment. The average person cannot maintain a healthy weight in this obesity-promoting environment.”

Full article..http://news.yahoo.com/obesity-fight-must-shift-personal-blame-u-panel-123320915–sector.html

 

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