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Wednesday, March 31, 2010

IT’S HARD TO BRING HOME THE BACON… With All These Pigs at the Trough

From 1789 to 1815 Congressmen received $6.00 daily, but only on the days they showed up. From 1815 to 1855 Congressmen received a modest salary, compared to the massive salaries of the Congressmen today. In 1855 their salaries increased to $3,000 annually. Then in 1865 they gave themselves a 66% increase to $5,000 annually. 6 years later they boosted their salaries another 50% to $7,500 per year. The American People became so outraged by the greed that congressmen were showing, that congress was forced to take a 33% pay cut, which lasted 34 years until 1907, at which time they gave themselves another 50% increase back to $7,500 annually. They took two other pay cuts, both of which were during the Great Depression, for a total of 15%. These are the only 3 times in American History that any Congressmen have ever taken salary cuts.

In 1935, Congress voted themselves a 19% increase, then they didn't receive another pay raise until 12 years later, when they gave themselves a 25% increase in 1947. In 1955 Congress gave themselves a whopping 80% increase. In the years 1987, and 1991 Congress received 2 raises per year. 3% + 20% in 1987, and 4% and 25% in 1991. Within the last 10 years Congress has raised their salaries 8 times for a total of 26%. While the lowest paid American Workers have only received 1 raise within the last 10 years.

In the last 25 years Congress has seen 18 salary increases totalling 277%. While the lowest paid American Workers have only seen 5 wage increases in 25 years totalling a mere 166%. In the last 25 years the cost of living has increased 251%. The Minimum Wage has not been increased since 1997. While Congressmen's pay has increased 8 out of the last 10 years.
Walter Dimmock, US Congress Salary History.

It has long bothered me that those who work for us, those we “hire” to represent us in this Republic, make about four times the salary of the average American. I mean, how many jobs out there do you know of where the workers make many times more than their bosses?

The job of running this country is supposed to be a civil job; in other words, “for the people.” Civil jobs are jobs of duty and sacrifice, and were never intended to be jobs of profit, high society, prestige, fame, celebrity, and gluttony. They were also meant to be temporary, lest a man lose his vigilance, forget his duties, grow weary in service, arrogant in power, or deny others the privilege and responsibility of service on behalf of their fellow American.

It was for this reason that our Founding Fathers lived off the labor of their own hands, so as not to be a burden to the people they were supposed to be serving. It is why their pay was originally only stipends, compensation for the expenses and time they accrued in service of their country, and ONLY for the days they were actually engaged in civil work (what a concept!). They were NOT politicians; they were farmers, soldiers, businessmen, inventors, industrialists, etc. They despised the thought of professional politicians, or politics dominated by one profession as opposed to a cross section of American reality. They knew full well that it was not the government that created or built up nations and economies, but the people. The government’s job was to protect and defend those freedoms and rights that enabled their bosses to build the nation.

On becoming a public man he made a resolution “never to engage, while in public office, in any kind of enterprise for the improvement of my fortune, nor to wear any other character than that of a farmer.” On the close of his public career of nearly half a century, he could say that he had kept this resolution.Third President of the United States, Thomas Jefferson

Jefferson wisely knew that if the office of an elected official was a sweet deal, men would inevitably seek positions of power for the want of filthy lucre, viewing the job as an asset to his pocketbook and a boost to his resume rather than an obligation that he is willing to take upon himself to uphold and defend the ideals of this land.

I thought about this last week when I came upon an article that brought to sharp focus just how far we’ve drifted from what America is supposed to be.

Raoul Contreras wrote Feeding at the Public Trough, an article that left me both shaken and shaking, mostly because it involves a supposedly conservative candidate who is borrowing from the Communist Playbook of word manipulation to mask his larceny.

He writes: “(H)e is Republican California State Senator George Runner (Republican-17th District) and his wife, former elected Assembly woman Sharon Runner who double-dipped over $200,000 just between 2005 and 2008 according to The California Assembly Rules Committee and the California State Senate Daily File. While wife Sharon has left the Assembly under the term limits law, Senator Runner is still in office and, in fact, is running for another office now that he is termed out of the Senate.

“Senator Runner and his wife represented districts in the Greater Los Angeles Area. The Legislature pays a "per diem" to cover member "Sacramento session living expenses while away from home." In this case, the capitol is 400 miles from their home. The current individual per diem rate is $141.86 per day, tax free if the member lives away from Sacramento.

“Senator Runner and Assembly member Sharon Runner presumably shared the same residence in Sacramento while in session, while they were collecting their tax free $283.72 per day, plus state supplied cars at $500 per month each. While they were collecting their double-dipped per diem payments and car allowances they cashed their salaries of $95,200 (before December, 2009, it was $116,000) each for total annual pay of $190,582.

“Adding the Runners’ annual pay of $190,582 (it was higher -- $232,000 - when Mrs. Runner served in the assembly) and their $283.72 daily “per diem” Mr. and Mrs. Runner averaged over $300,000 a year between 2005 and 2008. During that time, Mr. and Mrs. Central-San Joaquin Valley farm worker earned an average of $31,313, if both worked on a farm – one tenth of double-dipping elected public servants Mr. and Mrs. George Runner.

“…(T)he very idea that another engorged political couple can even think of extending their years at the “Public Trough” it is my duty to scream about the giant rip-off that Senator Runner and his wife promulgated on the people of California.

“Their double-dipping at the Public Trough was and is disgraceful. His politically inspired chameleon-like change from “Full Time Legislator” to “tax payer advocate” in an attempt to fool Republican voters of the 2nd District of the California Board of Equalization in the upcoming June Primary is disgraceful, dishonest and pure political chicanery.”

One more point before I start hearing the whiny justification that we must pay high salaries to attract the best people. Civil jobs are jobs of service, and elected officials are NOT the CEO’s of private companies whose products/services are funded by the choice of the people rather than force of the IRS. We “hire” our elected officials for “jobs” that are meant to be difficult, challenging duties of responsibility and obligation, NOT to appeal to those who are accustomed to the finer things in life, but to weed out those for whom the finer things are an end justified by any means. In their boundless wisdom our Founders understood the ability of money to corrupt even the best of men, and pledged all they had to ensure their beloved America be led by men whose motives are pure and humble, be they in DC or city hall.

And we wonder why leaders in Washington are so arrogantly defying their “bosses” on what we want and don’t want. Failing close to home ultimately echoes nationwide, and as they say, “All politics is local.”

Or is that loco? Well, you tell me; with Americans struggling to bring home the bacon, why are we still feeding this pig?

Keep the faith, bros, in all things courage, and no substitute for VICTORY.

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Zieg Heil, Black Devil

March 23, 1933 - Reichstag passes Enabling Act

They DID save Hitler's brain, and put it in a Black Ass!  Copying and printing here so it won't "disappear" from the provided link.

Hitler's Enabling Act

On March 23, 1933, the newly elected members of the German Parliament (the Reichstag) met in the Kroll Opera House in Berlin to consider passing Hitler's Enabling Act. It was officially called the 'Law for Removing the Distress of the People and the Reich.' If passed, it would effectively mean the end of democracy in Germany and establish the legal dictatorship of Adolf Hitler.
The 'distress' had been secretly caused by the Nazis themselves in order to create a crisis atmosphere that would make the law seem necessary to restore order. On February 27, 1933, they had burned the Reichstag building, seat of the German government, causing panic and outrage. The Nazis successfully blamed the fire on the Communists and claimed it marked the beginning of a widespread uprising.
On the day of the vote, Nazi storm troopers gathered in a show of force around the opera house chanting, "Full powers - or else! We want the bill - or fire and murder!!" They also stood inside in the hallways, and even lined the aisles where the vote would take place, glaring menacingly at anyone who might oppose Hitler's will.
Just before the vote, Hitler made a speech to the Reichstag in which he pledged to use restraint.
"The government will make use of these powers only insofar as they are essential for carrying out vitally necessary measures...The number of cases in which an internal necessity exists for having recourse to such a law is in itself a limited one." - Hitler told the Reichstag.
He also promised an end to unemployment and pledged to promote peace with France, Great Britain and the Soviet Union. But in order to do all this, Hitler said, he first needed the Enabling Act.
A two thirds majority was needed, since the law would actually alter the German constitution. Hitler needed 31 non-Nazi votes to pass it. He got those votes from the Center Party after making a false promise to restore some basic rights already taken away by decree.
However, one man arose amid the overwhelming might. Otto Wells, leader of the Social Democrats stood up and spoke quietly to Hitler.
"We German Social Democrats pledge ourselves solemnly in this historic hour to the principles of humanity and justice, of freedom and socialism. No enabling act can give you power to destroy ideas which are eternal and indestructible."
This enraged Hitler and he jumped up to respond.
"You are no longer needed! - The star of Germany will rise and yours will sink! Your death knell has sounded!"
The vote was taken - 441 for, only 84, the Social Democrats, against. The Nazis leapt to their feet clapping, stamping and shouting, then broke into the Nazi anthem, the Hörst Wessel song.
They achieved what Hitler had wanted for years - to tear down the German Democratic Republic legally and end democracy, thus paving the way for a complete Nazi takeover of Germany.
From this day on, the Reichstag would be just a sounding board, a cheering section for Hitler's pronouncements.

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Sound Familiar????  If it doesn't, turn up your hearing aid and borrow a brain...but not Hitler's.  O took that one already.  The rest of Hitler must be rolling in it's Soviet grave...his brain in a non-Aryan!  Oy vey!

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

WARCHICK bumper sticker--let me know if you think they would sell!

**Copyrighted, folks, so don't even think about it!***

I'd rather have MEDICAL BILLS than this MEDICAL BILL!

If you're interested in buying, let me know.  And spread the word!!  ---  WARCHICK

Saturday, March 13, 2010

Saturday night thoughts on Government-run ANYTHING!

We're about to trust people who can't even handle MAIL with our favorite MALES?  Really?

Let me tell you what these faggoty assholes did to one of MY favorite MALES.

Congress has been raiding SS for decades now, an act that was UNCONSTITUTIONAL as well as illegal.  Then, they raided the Federal Workers' retirement accounts, turning around and slapping them with Double Taxation.

Let me 'splain.

My dad was a Federal Parole and Probation officer beginning in 1973 until 1993.  They lured him away from his job as Deputy Director of the Job Corps in Cottonwood, ID, in 1973 to move to El Paso, TX, with the promise that all the money he put away for retirement would be AFTER TAXES.  The amount he put away would leave him with a lump sum of $50,000 when he retired. 

By the 1980's, Congress apparently had run out of funds for their alcohol and prostitute bills.  Social Security was already empty and their leacherous, glutonous eyes fell upon the Federal Workers' Retirement Fund.  Ah!  More of The Peoples' money!  So they decided to pass a law stating that the money the Federal Workers had been carefully socking away for retirement wasn't actually their money, it only represented their money, and therefore had to be taxed AGAIN (That's double taxation, folks, which is UNCONSTITUTIONAL!) upon withdrawal at retirement.  The Federal Workers took it all the way to the Supreme Court in 1993, just before my dad retired.  Since Congress had snuck it into law, the SC could only uphold the law that was stinkin' up the books.

When my dad retired, he lost over $22,000 to the unConstitutional double taxation.  His entire plan for the future was blown out of the water, as since he didn't hand the chunk of illegal money over to the illegal law, he was taxed into oblivion by the constant IRS fines, penalties, and monthly payments that didn't even touch what he now "owed."  He died 5 years ago an untterly broken man, losing a house he'd paid on for 25 years and leaving my mom with next to nothing. 

He had never dreamed his government would lie to him and steal from him.  He had loved being Deputy Director of the Job Corps, and had only taken the Probation job BECAUSE of that retirement plan, and they stole it anyway.  He adored this nation, served in Korean War, and for it was utterly robbed, lied to, and destroyed. 

THAT is what we have allowed our "leaders" to become--the greatest liars, thieves, pigs and narcississtic Satanic Bowel Movements the world could create.  And we did it without so much as a whimper.

There are consequences for actions, and worst of all, consequences for inaction.  Behold what inaction hath wrought.

Ever since the field of elected officials has been dominated by one profession (that of LAWYERS!) we have slowly seen our rights and our MONEY disappear.  There is a reason that the only profession specifically named and consistently given warning to in the Old Testament, New Testament, Book of Mormon, and Doctrine and Covenants isn't bakers, soldiers, business men, farmers, or even clergy---IT IS LAWYERS.

The Founding Father's NEVER intended for any particular profession to dominate leadership for this very reason, but of all the ones we could have allowed, history has proven that LAWYERS are the most vile, most repugnant, most dangerous, most evil, and MOST DEFINITELY NO!

God forgive us...what have we DONE?


Thursday, March 11, 2010

ALL FIRED UP! w/ Lori and Bea

ALL FIRED UP! w/ Lori and Bea

Listened to this show and bawled like a baby! She's like me and my devotion to the men of the Korean War, especially Ricardo Carrasco. Oh Please, people....listen and support Betty Kilbride in her honorable work!

Here is her site. Let's try to get STAGE RIGHT and Jack Marino to bring her on...oh people...does my old heart good that my SISTAHS are all over this!

The magnificent American Warrior...never been men like it, and if we lose them, there never will be again. To ARMS! --- WARCHICK

Thursday, March 04, 2010

From Breitbart...OUTRAGE!

Accept no evil, leave no doubt!

Read the BigGovernment article by Jim Hoft here

 Apparently, the Black Pussy Cats who threatened voters have litters everywhere. Remember this?

Wednesday, March 03, 2010

Are you as sick and offended by MSNBC as I am?

I think they go to rehab and psych ward every month for new talent...WOW.