Daily Topics - Monday February 7th, 2011

Contest! Get a signed copy of Thom's book Screwed. Would you sleep with Boehner for $350,000? We'll pick the winner today!

Hour One: What do former terrorists have to teach us about democracy? Plus, What role does Egypt's Labor Movement have in the Egyptian democracy uprising? Doug Cunningham - www.laborradio.org

Hour Two: How is Bush's stupidity harming Obama's Presidency? Derrick Crowe, Brave New Foundation - www.bravenewfoundation.org

Hour Three: Reagan Vs. the Progressives...what's so wrong with communism? Dr. Paul Kengor, "Dupes: How America's Adversaries Have Manipulated Progressives for a Century" - www.thedupesbook.com

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rladlof 9 years 2 weeks ago
#1

What can we learn from former Bush Administration staff members?

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rladlof 9 years 2 weeks ago
#2

Is $350K a year enough to cure the permanent internal Cheetos-fingers one would develop from having alliteration in one's first and last names? Is there enough soap in the universe to wash away the patina from Boner the Orangeman?

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river61 9 years 2 weeks ago
#3

Are you kidding me? Let's see, I could pay off my mortgage, pay off my modest credit card balance and have some left over for a little fun. Desperate times call for desperate measures, at the very most 10 minutes with the Orange man and his "boner" is well worth a little financial security for me and mine. What can I say, I guess I'm the proverbial "cheap date".

Is anyone in liberal radio land going to comment on the Huffpost merger? or will the elephant remain in the living room?

River

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rladlof 9 years 2 weeks ago
#4

Jane Harmon is retiring to to serve as president and CEO of the Woodrow Wilson Center. Not sad to see her go . . . At least, she kept Winogard outta office before she slunked-off to harm America in a more covert manner.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/02/07/jane-harman-resigning-fro_n_819...

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gerald 9 years 2 weeks ago
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gerald 9 years 2 weeks ago
#7

February 6, 2011

Here are some words in this week’s newsletter from our Church. We must always seek the truth in our lives. We must also do good deeds. From these deeds people will see what is important for our world.

“The truth should never be hidden because those to whom it is destined have an urgent and boundless need of it.” “When people hate, its power engulfs them and they are totally consumed by it. Keep struggling against hatred and resentment! Although it is extremely difficult, never let hatred completely overtake you.” “Never stop trying to live the commandment of love and forgiveness!”

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gerald 9 years 2 weeks ago
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February 7, 2011

I had an opportunity to watch a disc with three issues – The End of Liberty, Melt-up Money Economics, and The Dollar Bubble. Here are highlighted words from my notes.

The End of Liberty

Big brother is watching you. We are no longer a free nation. We are slaves to a criminal monetary system. Our currency is worthless. “We cannot steal because our federal government does want competition.” Americans are living in a terrorist nation. Our government is destroying the small farmers. I believe that 9-11 was a CIA operation in order to enslave Americans. Hyperinflation will make food costs rise. The FDA is embedded with transnational corporations. It is now a crime to film police brutality against Americans. The Federal Reserve is a criminal enterprise. The United States of Mortal Sin is on the verge of collapse. The purchase of food over a certain amount will require Americans to fill out a 1099 form starting in January 1, 2012. The inflation rate is five percent or higher. Foreigners control ten trillion dollars of our debt.

Melt-up Money Economics (Hyperinflation)

Seventeen percent of Americans are unemployed and this percentage will grow even higher. Forty million people live on food stamps and this number will grow even higher. China props up the phony American standard of living. America is on her knees from debt through our ongoing wars. America will never be able to pay out her debt. The rich need to pay more in taxes. Our government understates inflation. Currently, inflation is about 6.3 percent. California will need to be bail out by our federal government. Senior citizens cannot afford to retire. The United States economy is a total mess. Interest rates will rise to ten percent by 2014. America will never have a balanced budget. We have not been a free market country for several decades. A college education is worthless because there are no jobs for students graduating from college. Inflation is destroying family values. Americans MUST BECOME more aware of their economy.

The Dollar Bubble

The American middle class is being eliminated. In ten years our deficit will rise to twenty-three trillion dollars. The dollar will collapse. Our federal government is printing counterfeit money for its citizens. Bernanke is doing a terrible job. We need to return to a nation of producers and not be a nation of consumers. How can people save money on slave salaries and slave wages? Our federal government seeks to eliminate the minimum wage. The interest payment on a twenty-three trillion dollar deficit is one trillion dollars per year. CHINA WILL LET THE AMERICAN DOLLAR COLLAPSE!!!

Here is the last sentence from Paul Craig Roberts most recent article.

“When it comes to waste and corruption, lies and deception, the U.S. government has no equal.”

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gerald 9 years 2 weeks ago
#9

Seeds of Fire

I was listening to Lou Dobbs on CNN (6-20-06). On his show he had three talk show hosts from different parts of the USA. These men are radio hosts. One of the radio hosts kept saying that Clinton gave away nuclear secrets. Clinton may have given away nuclear secrets?

Gordon Thomas who wrote the book, SEEDS OF FIRE, said that highly sensitive and nuclear secrets were first given away by Reagan. These sensitive nuclear secrets were given to China. George H. W. Bush followed by also giving away nuclear secrets to China.

The USA was in the Cold War with Russia and these secrets were given to China in order to neutralize Russia. The USA created a giant in China.

In the book, SEEDS OF FIRE, you can read more of the specifics. The specifics are toward the end of the book. I do not remember the specific pages but I recall that the pages may have been page 260 and higher?

I mention this information because Americans crave truthful information. I believe that Americans who have the truth will make the right decisions. Throughout American History our political leaders never had the faith to trust in the American people. We have gone into a number of wars by the lies of our political leaders. If Americans are to die, they should at least die knowing the truth.

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gerald 9 years 2 weeks ago
#10

Here is a paragraph from the article, Ruins of Reagan's Legacy.

We must rebuild progressive and liberal institutions and ideology. We have to start at the beginning. It’s going to take decades of hard, difficult struggle. It will be like moving into a new house and discovering the foundation cracked and the infrastructure infested with termites. We have to tear down with a new vision of what we will build up. The vision of what will be cannot emerge from the cobwebs of that which has been. We need new vision, new perspective, and new ways of imagining. And this will require new leadership.

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