07 NOVEMBER 2014, Vol.1, No.76 > STUPID DOES AS STUPID IS!
The POCAHONTAS CRIER
‘When the Righteous succeed the people rejoice,
But when the bad govern, men groan!’ – Proverbs 29:2
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STUPID DOES AS STUPID IS!
Since Pocahontas County is a simple ‘microcosm’ of the national ‘macrocosm’ – it is no surprise that this county followed the national trend a few days ago in the 2014 Midterm election of removing senior ‘Democrats’ from public office in favor of freshman ‘Radical Republicans’ – for the first time since the end of the War of Northern Aggression, aka, War between the States in 1864! Not since the so-called ‘Reconstruction Era’ and occupation of the Confederate States of America (CSA) when swarms of self-serving ‘carpetbaggers & scalawags’ invaded the Southern States have so many ‘radicals’, i.e., those favoring extreme change, entered into control of government at the same time! And since it’s a known fact that ‘History’ repeats itself – confirmed by King Solomon declaring that, ‘there’s nothing new under the sun’ – then mark 04 November 2014 as the day that America begins the long-awaited ‘period of tribulation’! In short, all of America will now have ‘hell-to-pay for all our national-transgressions of the past seven-decades…& then some’!
And while the CSA had totalitarianism forced upon them in defeat – this time Americans have VOTED TO IMPOSE totalitarianism upon themselves – just as predicted by several former communist leaders of the Soviet Union when they stated that, ‘Capitalists will sell the very rope to make a profit that will be used to hang them in the end!’ And is not the corporate-media already telling us that the ‘Radical Republicans’ want:
● To build the deadly Keystone XL Pipeline to bring dirty-tar-sands-pollution from Alberta, Canada, to the Texas Gulf Coast endangering everyone & everything in its path – but making $100-BILLION EACH for the Billionaire Kansas Koch Brothers who just bought every Radical-Republican in Congress;
● To end all EPA regulations so the oil, gas & coal multi-national corporations can INCREASE THEIR PROFITS at the expense of all of our individual & collective health;
● To end SS, SSD, Medicare, Medicaid, and PRIVATIZE all heretofore Social Safety Nets put in place over the last 150 years by Organized Labor Unions on behalf of the now extinct Middle-Class;
● To put ‘boots-on-the-ground’ to fight more WARS to keep the war-economy going, unemployment down, and more profits for ‘American Defense Contractor corporations’;
● To PRIVATIZE all public-lands & parks, public-schools, community hospitals, prisons, and Natural & National Resources;
● To again PRIVATIZE all health-care so private-insurance companies can take 30% or more at all levels of health care costs instead of providing Universal Health Care for everyone as in Congress, Europe, and around the world;
● To permit GENETICALLY MODIFIED ORGANISMS (GMOs) to be put into all of our foods WITHOUT LABELS as to what ‘organisms’ are in our food supply;
● To continue to DENY GLOBAL WARMING so Profits come before People as summers grow hotter, fires burn longer, rains that flood but do not grow crops and, ocean sea levels continue to rise, etc.; and,
● The list goes on & on as the ‘Radical Republicans’ want to turn over our entire political, economic & social system into ‘CORPORATE FASCISM’! This is what happens when ‘money talks and everything else walks’! NO WONDER THE EUROPEANS PUBLICLY-FUND THEIR ELECTIONS AND FORBID PRIVATE OR CORPORATE FUNDING TO INFLUENCE THEIR ELECTIONS! Apparently the Europeans are NOT STUPID…like Americans!
Why would we or anyone else say such a thing? Well just look around and try to hold onto a ‘clear-thought’ for even a few moments of time – AND REMEMBER? For anyone educated enough to have read & understood the WARNING – about the future of human freedom in a world where political organization and technology can manufacture power in dimensions that would have stunned the imagination of earlier ages – within the classic 1949 book by George Orwell, titled, “1984”, then you may recollect, recall, and actually ‘remember’ that ‘PROPAGANDA’ was used to continually change the thinking of the general public every time the ruling-regime wanted to change policies and create new wars! The three-famous party-slogans used were:
WAR IS PEACE!
FREEDOM IS SLAVERY!
IGNORANCE IS STRENGTH!
Now can anyone say that it ain’t really so here in America – only that it’s now 2014 instead of 1984! And look at the slogans – aren’t they TRUE when an honest analysis is made of the recent midterm-election results? Based upon the ‘propaganda’ received everyday in the mail, and via TV & Internet ADS & telephone calls – the ‘Radical Republicans’ tried to BLAME EVERYTHING WRONG upon Obama & the Democrats when in fact EVERYTHING WRONG ACTUALLY BEGAN WITH RONALD REAGAN and his systematic attack against Organized Labor Unions and the Middle-Class of America – and even a decade or so before that when the banks started their 30-year-mortgages via USURY / INTEREST when the Viet Nam War began right after they killed John F. Kennedy!
As far as the slogan, ‘WAR IS PEACE!’ – have we not been told CONTINUALLY SINCE Viet Nam that by engaging in ‘WAR’ overseas that we can have ‘PEACE’ here at home? Is that not what we have been told by the ‘Radical Republicans’ ever since George H.W. Bush started bombing Iraq at 3 AM in the morning while the nation was asleep! That was four-hours earlier than the Japanese at Pearl Harbor! And what does continuous war mean except CONTINUOUS PROFITEERING by the Military Industrial Complex (MIC) and now the Homeland Security Industrial Complex (HSIC) so that WAR = PROFITS = JOBS!
As far as the slogan, ‘FREEDOM IS SLAVERY!’ – are we not being told that INCREASED SURVEILLANCE = LESS CIVIL RIGHTS to allegedly protect our freedoms? And now don’t we have the domestic police forces wanting to also fly DRONES to spy on whomever they choose under the pretext of ‘defending our freedoms’ while every surveillance-camera actually invades our individual & collective CIVIL RIGHTS? Don’t the ruling-regimes now actually want to DISARM private-Citizens and keep us all contained via CONTINUOUS SURVEILLANCE by knowing every phone call, every text-message, every Email and our every movement outside our homes via CarJack and other surveillance devices? Is not ‘totalitarianism’ ALREADY HERE?
And as for the slogan, ‘IGNORANCE IS STRENGTH!’ – are we not witnessing stupidity on the part of public-officials via their speeches, actions and policies that are directly affecting all of us in a detrimental manner? Are we not being continuously told to just accept whatever the ruling-regime does to us since it’s for our own good? No one can listen to Fox-News or Newsmax or CNN or any of the other corporately-owned Media for as little as 15 minutes without the message of ACCEPT WHAT WE SAY FOR YOUR OWN GOOD! And don’t you hear family members, friends & neighbors nowadays tell each other that THEY WOULD RATHER NOT KNOW what’s really going on since it’s too upsetting? Is that not the reason why those voting represent only about 40% or less of those eligible to vote?
Currently there are about four or five media conglomerates that all tell us the same thing so we all react as ROBOTS – yet the ‘Propaganda’ is always the same! At one time there were over 50 different competing news outlets & news services reporting in this country – at a time when we were not as stupid! But just who ‘owns-the-media’? Well, surprise, surprise! The ‘corporate-media’ is owned by the ‘MIC’ – the Defense Contractors – that’s why the corporate-media is constantly PROMOTING WAR & that’s why every news-program trots out some ‘retired’ general, colonel, captain or whatever to give his ‘two-cents’ worth of propaganda as to just WHY WE NEED ANOTHER WAR! The MIC has defense contractors in every Congressional District in America and whenever any Senator or Congressman threatens to vote against any new funding for war or the military’s high budget INCREASES – the MIC simply threatens to close down their munitions or electronics industry in any given congressional district – and ‘Walla’, the Senator & Congressmen all get in line! And now the entire damn-government is under the control of ‘Corporate-Fascism’ come 01 January 2015! SO AMERICANS – REAP WHAT YOU HAVE SOWN & then some!
Rather than face the facts – what’s the usual escape for most folks? Is it not running to a religious cloister on weekends to be told that, ‘Jesus loves you JUST AS YOU ARE’? Or is it belonging to a ‘secret-society’ and believing upon death that you’ll rule some unknown planet and live like an Egyptian-Pharaoh forever? Or isn’t it in the case of Mormons going off to live on the planet KOLOB to become either a ‘god or goddess’? These fantasies are among the many ways that Americans try in order to be a part of something greater than themselves…OR…to escape the political, economic & social realities of a failing society these days – that WILL ONLY GET WORSE before any sign of real change again comes about! History is repeating itself!
A hundred years ago – since both communism & capitalism are opposite sides of the same totalitarian coin – Germany rejected both and established National Socialism, meaning Love of One’s Country & Love of One’s People, and forbid private ownership of National & Natural Resources by any individual, family, corporation or cartel, etc., since Natural Resources are the sovereign property of the People. They also forbid the taking of any home or farm by foreclosure, and they established ‘social credit’ whereby corporations had to systematically LOWER prices as corporate-profits increased. For example, for every 1% that interest/usury rates increase, over 250,000 people are knocked out of the market in any given area from making a purchase whether it be for a toaster or an automobile; and by the same token in reverse, every time interest/usury rates are lowered, then 250,000 people in any given area can then afford to make a purchase! The same principle applies for establishing a LIVING WAGE instead of the poverty-MINIMUM WAGE!
That’s why the Biblical Economic Standard demands a FIXED-STANDARD-OF-MEASUREMENT and not the fluctuating rates by which the value of money changes twice daily by the Rothschild Bank of England & its domestic branch office, the Federal Reserve Bank (FRB) and its interest/usury-bearing Federal Reserve Notes (FRNs) instead of interest/usury-FREE U.S. Notes from a U.S. Treasury Bank as both Abe Lincoln & John F. Kennedy issued just before they were both assassinated!
But here is a prime example of the Biblical WARNING of reaping what is sown:
1 Samuel 8 (NIV)
“1. When Samuel grew old, he appointed his sons as judges for Israel.
2. The name of his firstborn was Joel and the name of his second was Abijah, and they served at Beersheba.
3. But his sons did not walk in his ways. They turned aside after dishonest gain and accepted bribes and perverted justice.
4. So all the elders of Israel gathered together and came to Samuel at Ramah.
5. They said to him, "You are old, and your sons do not walk in your ways; now appoint a king to lead us, such as all the other nations have."
6. But when they said, "Give us a king to lead us," this displeased Samuel; so he prayed to YaHoVaH.
7. And YaHoVaH told him: "Listen to all that the people are saying to you; it is not you they have rejected, but they have rejected me as their king.
8. As they have done from the day I brought them up out of Egypt until this day, forsaking me and serving other deities, so they are doing to you.
9. Now listen to them; but warn them solemnly and let them know what the king who will reign over them will do."
10. Samuel told all the words of YaHoVaH to the people who were asking him for a king.
11. He said, "This is what the king who will reign over you will do: He will take your sons and make them serve with his chariots and horses, and they will run in front of his chariots.
12. Some he will assign to be commanders of thousands and commanders of fifties, and others to plow his ground and reap his harvest, and still others to make weapons of war and equipment for his chariots.
13. He will take your daughters to be perfumers and cooks and bakers.
14. He will take the best of your fields and vineyards and olive groves and give them to his attendants.
15. He will take a tenth of your grain and of your vintage and give it to his officials and attendants.
16. Your menservants and maidservants and the best of your cattle and donkeys he will take for his own use.
17. He will take a tenth of your flocks, and you yourselves will become his slaves.
18. When that day comes, you will cry out for relief from the king you have chosen, and YaHoVaH will not answer you in that day."
19. But the people refused to listen to Samuel. "No!" they said. "We want a king over us.
20. Then we will be like all the other nations, with a king to lead us and to go out before us and fight our battles."
21. When Samuel heard all that the people said, he repeated it before YaHoVaH.
22. YaHoVaH answered, "Listen to them and give them a king." Then Samuel said to the men of Israel, "Everyone go back to his town."”
Now read the DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE and you will see the same tyranny of King George III against Our Founding Fathers. But the ENTIRETY of the Biblical Old-Testament presentation is simply an example of ‘CAUSE & EFFECT’ – what we SOW, WE REAP – it’s that simple as shown by Job 4:8, “As I have observed, those who sow wickedness and those who sow trouble – REAP IT!” Does any sane person really believe that once the toxic-poisonous-chemicals used in ‘Fracking’ destroys the underground water resources, can plants, animals, fish & mankind continue to drink the water?
Perhaps the Prophet Micah in Chapter 6 sums it up the best:
“8. He has showed you, O man, what is good. And what does YaHoVaH require of you? To act justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your Creator.
9. Listen! YaHoVaH is calling to the city -- and to fear your name is wisdom -- "Heed the rod and the One who appointed it.
10. Am I still to forget, O wicked house, your ill-gotten treasures and the short ephah, which is accursed?
11. Shall I acquit a man with dishonest scales, with a bag of false weights?
12. Her rich men are violent; her people are liars and their tongues speak deceitfully.
13. Therefore, I have begun to destroy you, to ruin you because of your transgressions.
14. You will eat but not be satisfied; your stomach will still be empty. You will store up but save nothing, because what you save I will give to the sword.
15. You will plant but not harvest; you will press olives but not use the oil on yourselves, you will crush grapes but not drink the wine.
16. You have observed the statutes of Omri and all the practices of Ahab's house, and you have followed their traditions. Therefore I will give you over to ruin and your people to derision; you will bear the scorn of the nations. "”
Since we Reap what we Sow — which has been WAR at every hand – The ‘Radical Republicans’ are about to reap upon us the Whirlwind of pauperism & poverty with ‘cut-backs’ on every program originated to help people avoid pauperism & poverty! How can there ever be a ‘balanced-budget’ when the cost of the WARS keep increasing? But a majority of Americans actually were stupid enough to believe the ‘propaganda’ and elect the worst ‘radicals’ since the War Between the States!
Well just like someone who violates the Divine Dietary Laws and eats things that are not healthy, or smokes, or consumes an over abundance of alcohol or drugs or sugar, etc., etc. – and then gets ‘CANCER’ – are they not REAPING WHAT THEY HAVE SOWN? There is a direct ‘Cause & Effect’ – but not to worry – Cancer cures Stupidity! And more ‘good-news’, a cursory review of this county shows that within the next decade or less, there will be a whole new generation of people who perhaps will not be as ‘stupid’ as the current generation that has consistently re-elected the same THIEVES, LIARS, & CHARLATANS that have always placed their own selfish-interests before THE COMMON GOOD! Like it or not – Change is coming!
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