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Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Not With a Bang but a Whimper - by Jim ONeil


“Nip the shoots of arbitrary power in the bud, is the only maxim which can ever preserve the liberties of any people. When the people give way, their deceivers, betrayers, and destroyers press upon them so fast, that there is no resisting afterwards. The nature of the encroachment upon the American constitution is such, as to grow every day more and more encroaching. Like a cancer, it eats faster and faster every hour.

The revenue creates pensioners, and the pensioners urge for more revenue. The people grow less steady, spirited, and virtuous, the seekers more numerous and more corrupt, and every day increases the circles of their dependents and expectants, until virtue, integrity, public spirit, simplicity, and frugality, become the objects of ridicule and scorn, and vanity, luxury, foppery, selfishness, meanness, and downright venality swallow up the whole society.” John Adams (1735-1826), 2nd President of the United States      
                
“The issue today is the same as it has been throughout all history, whether man shall be allowed to govern himself or be ruled by a small elite.” —Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826), 3rd President of the United States  

First things first: Mitt Romney did not lose the election, it was stolen from him. All the the finger pointing and “blame game” rhetoric aside, Obama’s win was in no small part accomplished through massive election fraud. Common sense suggests it, historysupports it, and pre-election numbers confirm it.

The corrupt propaganda outlets, otherwise known as the “news media,” started their spin stories immediately—blaming Romney’s loss on Karl Rove, the Tea Party, Romney’s liberalism, Romney’s conservatism, Hurricane Sandy, bad karma and fell stars. All of which serve as smoke and mirrors to obfuscate the elephant in the room—massive election fraud.

I personally felt (feel) heartsick, nauseated, and infuriated by the theft of our liberty, but I can hardly call it a surprising, or indeed unexpected, turn of events. It is also to be expected that the collectivist Left will ridicule and demonize anyone who attempts to point out the truth—what else can you expect from them? It is their MO; it is what they do—lie, cheat, steal, and ridicule. And to put it into Chicago thugeeze—“There ain’t nothin’ you can do about it, chump.” Is there?
You want to appeal to our judicial system? Good luck with that. You might want to ask Representative Allen West how well that works—or ask any of the numerous folks who have tried to prove in court Obama’s ineligibility to be POTUS. They are told that they have “no standing,” or whatever lame excuse du jour is operative. “We the people” have a judicial system that is not only unconcerned with the fact that we have a POTUS whose records remain under lock and key, but we have a judicial system that has actively aided and abetted in this treason.                                                 
You want to appeal to our Department of Justice? Oh puh-leeze. Congress? Ditto. Ourmilitary? Afraid not—they have largely lost whatever honor and integrity they once had, and think of their oath to defend the US Constitution as some sort of quaint and irrelevant nuisance—if they think of it at all. They are a slap in the face to those who honorably served America before them. (Colonel Terry LakinCMDR Walter Fitzpatrick III, and a relative handful of others excepted).
You want to use your ballot to “vote the bums out?” Your vote is now irrelevant, or have you not been paying attention? So, what to do, and where to turn? Perhaps all that “we the people” can do is bear witness to John Adams’ prophetic words: “The people grow less steady, spirited, and virtuous, the seekers more numerous and more corrupt, and every day increases the circles of their dependents and expectants, until virtue, integrity, public spirit, simplicity, and frugality, become the objects of ridicule and scorn, and vanity, luxury, foppery, selfishness, meanness, and downright venality swallow up the whole society.”

I support and salute those who carry on the fight for freedom and the restoration of the United States to a free republic—but it is what it is. Personally, I will continue to stand tall for liberty, and I would never count out the efficacious effects of the divine hand of Providence, but I am afraid that the odds are that “we the people” will watch the end of humanity’s grand experiment with “government of the people, by the people, and for the people,” and it will perish from this earth during our watch. By the look of things, it is going to go rather quietly—to paraphrase T.S. Eliot:                                                                                           
This is the way our freedom ends                              
This is the way our freedom ends                              
This is the way our freedom ends
Not with a bang but a Whimper                                                         

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Born June 4, 1951 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Served in the U.S. Navy from 1970-1974 in both UDT-21 (Underwater Demolition Team) and SEAL Team Two.  Worked as a commercial diver in the waters off of Scotland, India, and the United States.  While attending the University of South Florida as a journalism student in 1998 was presented with the “Carol Burnett/University of Hawaii AEJMC Research in Journalism Ethics Award,” 1st place undergraduate division.  (The annual contest was set up by Carol Burnett with money she won from successfully suing a national newspaper for libel).  Awarded US Army, US Navy, South African, and Russian jump wings.  Graduate of NOLS (National Outdoor Leadership School, 1970).  Member of Mensa, and lifetime member of the UDT/SEAL Association.

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