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Stopping Illegal Immigration
Numapepi
 March 30 2024 at 03:59 pm
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Stopping Illegal Immigration Posted on March 30, 2024 by john Dear Friends, It seems to me, illegal immigration could be stopped by the Republican controlled House, today, if they had the will. That they don’t, shows they don’t. How? By passing a law forbidding non citizens from accessing any social services. If they come here… they’re on their own. No welfare, no free phone, no free food, no free housing, no free anything… but a ticket home. Turn off the magnet and the filings fall off. They’ll have to find work to survive. Cut off the free stuff and many will simply go home. Most of all, cutting off the free stuff, cuts off the draw for people to come here. It’s common sense, no sane person pays foreigners to invade their country… unless they want their country invaded. So, why doesn’t congress act, instead of holding hearings, following squirrels and grandstanding? In what universe does it make sense to give welfare to illegal aliens? Isn’t that asking to be taken advantage of? No sane poor person anywhere on the planet would turn down that offer. It would be stupid. No wonder people are flooding into the US and EU. Heck… I should go to Mexico, re-enter as an illegal, and put in for welfare. Ride the wagon instead of pull it. The trouble is, laws are for citizens… Rights are for illegal aliens. That’s why they aren’t held to the law… but can carry weapons. Plus given thousands of dollars for showing up. There’s an old saying, “subsidize that which you want more of.” If that’s the case the elite want more illegal aliens. Since they’re so intent on subsidizing a migration to the land of milk and honey. A land being stripped of milk, honey, and prosperity. People are self interested, its a fundamental fact of human nature. Moreover, we seek the fastest way to achieve our self interest. It was necessary when everything was in shortage. In the West, everything is in glut, unless the government regulates it into shortage. Any poor person living in a place without education, infrastructure or opportunity, who is offered free money, housing and free reign of their id, will jump at the chance. It serves their self interest, but more importantly, it’s the easy way to serve their self interest. If this paradigm is maintained long enough, everyone on the planet will come to Europe and the US, to hop on the couch. Only those with eyes to see, will know better than to climb onto an overfilled hammock, swaying over a cliff, held up by a fraying rope. We’re that fraying rope. Congress has the power to reign in the Bureaucracy, that they don’t, shows they don’t want to. Instead of grandstanding, and ejecting a member of their own caucus based on an allegation, while allowing members of the other caucus to stay with actually proven crimes… the republican controlled House could pass legislation, like a budget that’s not a giveaway to the progressives, a border bill, and ban non citizens from receiving any public assistance. You know. Do their job. If republicans sweep into the House and Senate in November, and the democrats don’t blow up the world over it, count on Republicans continuing doing the same… nothing. Because they’re an integral part of the uniparty. Else they would have impeached Biden over the border, passed legislation, and a real budget. The role of Congress is to pass laws and budgets… instead, they hold hearings and grandstand. I suppose grandstanding plays to an audience, while passing meaningful legislation that addresses our societal problems, eliminates a reason to grandstand. Losing a source of publicity without accolade. The Founders would be shocked to learn the legislative branch has given up its legislative authority to the Executive Branch’s bureaucracy. Maybe they’re lazy, stupid, or are traitors who want plausible deniability. For whatever reason, the congress has passed their authority to the courts and bureaucracy, becoming a televised public court instead. A court without authority, and we all understand that a court without authority, is merely theater. How’s a theater unlike congress? In a theater… people act. Sincerely, John Pepin
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Don't Bring Your Politics on a Date
Sadhika Pant
 April 03 2024 at 11:24 am
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A few weeks back, I made the mistake of joining my boyfriend on a double date with another couple, a friend and her partner. As the evening unfolded, it became clear why this arrangement was ill-advised – modern times seem to have little tolerance for traditional acts of chivalry. My boyfriend takes it upon himself to open car doors for me. He bears the weight of heavy shopping bags, and ensures my comfort by pulling out my chair whenever we dine out, a habit he maintains almost without fail. When descending stairs, he often leads the way, extending a helping hand, particularly if I'm wearing heels. He readily allows me to lean on his arm when fatigue sets in after a long day. Even on hiking excursions, where my experience exceeds his, he offers assistance. Despite my playful teasing about his tendency to drive below the speed limit, he becomes even more cautious when I'm in the car. When crossing roads, he consistently positions himself between me and oncoming traffic, even if it means crossing over to the other side on divided highways. On cold evenings, he takes off his coat and offers it to me. It’s probably not just him. I saw my father doing similar things for my mother. I recall my frail grandfather, despite his failing eyesight, extending his hand (albeit in the wrong direction) to assist my grandmother down the stairs. It's evident that this sense of chivalry is deeply ingrained, likely passed down through generations. However, in a more modern social context, such displays of consideration and deference may not always be met with the same appreciation they once were, particularly among certain circles of friends. Returning to the unfortunate date, discomfort only surfaced when it was time to settle the bill, a point of contention for those who struggle to keep politics separate from romance. Typically, my boyfriend handles the bill during our outings, while I take care of expenses on trips away from home. We have a system. As the men headed to the parking lot, my friend took the chance to voice her thoughts to me. "Did it bother you that your boyfriend paid the bill without even checking if you wanted to split it?" she asked. "Well, not really. Why is it such a big deal?" I responded, bracing myself for a potentially awkward discussion. "I would have been offended if my partner did that!" she exclaimed. "It's like they think I'm incapable of paying for myself!" "I don't think it implied anything like that," I countered. "On a first date, my expectation is typically for the man to cover the bill. However, I do prefer to choose a more modest setting, like a coffee shop, to keep expenses reasonable. After that initial date, I usually suggest splitting the bill until I feel more at ease with the person. Now that we've been together for years, we tend to handle expenses jointly without keeping tabs on who paid for what." She was silent for a minute, and then went on to say, “And don’t you mind when he opens the car door for you, as if you’re incapable of doing that for yourself?” I chuckled. “No, I see it as a considerate gesture. Sure, I'm perfectly capable of opening my own car door, pulling out my own chair, or crossing the road independently, and there are times when he forgets too. But it's not about proving my ability to do so, especially when he's simply trying to be attentive and caring during a date. I enjoy cooking for him and taking care of him; why not allow him the same pleasure of taking care of me on a date?” "But you're strong and independent. Surely, you should make that clear to him," she suggested, her tone hesitant. “But if I truly am all those things, why should I feel the need to constantly assert it? I like being independent, but I also don’t want to think so much before depending on my loved ones for the smallest of things.” "But why not?" she pressed. “It kills the romance.” Image Source: It Happened One Night (1934)
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The Elite Are Captured
Numapepi
 April 09 2024 at 04:14 pm
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The Elite Are Captured Posted on April 9, 2024 by john Dear Friends, It seems to me, the government can violate our Constitution at will, because the whole government, constitutional and administrative state, has been captured by an ideology. In Federalist papers #10, Madison warned, tyranny would result if two branches were ever controlled by a single faction. If you think about it, it makes sense. The only limit in our “limited” form of government is the infighting between factions. That animosity keeps limits on how far any faction can go. If all the levers of government are controlled by a single faction, the government serves that faction, without restraint. As we see today in the US, Canada and indeed in Europe. The fly in the ointment is our unwillingness to go along. Elections are becoming a real source of concern for the progressive post modernist faction. Today we have all three branches and permanent Washington, captured by an pathological, anti American and Satanic ideology. Post modernist progressivism is nothing more than a mind virus. Our public education system is a primary vector. It’s also passed in the universities and colleges. Only those with the strongest immune systems against such things are able to fight it off. Those who are captured the most are sent to further indoctrination centers, like the World Economic Forum, (WEF) young leaders programs, and voila… the ruling class is of one mind. A diseased mind. As Klaus the varmint Schwab said, they have penetrated most governments… from the rear. The US government is no different. That pain in the derriere, bureaucracy gives you, now you know where it comes from. Post modernist progressivism is an ideology that’s melded communism and fascism into a new malevolence, its adherents are certain will save the world… from us teaming masses. First, control us, then, eliminate the surplus. Playing off people’s sense of justice, to create injustice, manipulating our sympathy, to create a pitiless culture, and it seeks our hearts, to make us heartless. The progressive wallows in unearned self righteousness. Egoistic self righteousness justifies their usurpations, crimes and fraud… since they’re doing it for our own good. Which brings us to hubris and arrogance. For only the arrogant filled with hubris would presume to choose for others. Especially when the egoist’s own life is a total mess. Being liars, corruptocrats and perverts. No wonder censorship is a must. The post modernist progressive faction posted their plans on the Georgia guide stones, for a few decades, before destroying it. Now the plan is in action the memorial’s continued existence would be inconvenient. Soon talk of them will be the stuff of conspiracy theories. Some of the highlights of that former granite obelisk are, reducing the human population by killing 6.5 billion people, global government, and a permanent world totalitarian state… from which there’s no escape. True believers are all in. They see the US, Europe and Russia as the primary impediments, and so, have to go. That’s why migration and world war is so important to them. They achieve two of their primary goals. Reduce the population and obliterates the US, EU and Russia. Opening the way to global utopia. Like in Star Trek. How do we know all three branches and the administrative state are captured by the post modernist progressive faction? By their actions… the DOJ’s selective prosecutions, the court system’s use of standing to avoid their duty, and the passivity of the legislative branch, in the face of aggression by the bureaucracy. We all know the dementia patient isn’t in charge. He’s a rubber stamp to permanent Washington. Why else do they protect the man so? That’s why “our” governments act so brazenly. The elite agree, we need to be tyrannized, then culled. The democratic element is the problem. In the US, mail in has the elite covered, but in the EU, elections are becoming a real issue. Which is why EU elites will soon pervert their elections. So globalists can continue doing whatever the Hell they want. Sincerely, John Pepin
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Trudeau Planned To Push Carbon Tax Before He...
DavidJSpetch
 March 20 2024 at 12:56 am
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Bravo MP Leslyn Lewis For bringing to light that the Trudeau government paid the WEF for a crock of rhetoric he used to steal from Canadians via carbon tax rhetoric. Our government should be imprisoned for conspiring with the WEF to steal from Canadians under the guise of a carbon crisis. Instead they continue to steal from and betray Canadians while attempting to pass legislation to put citizens in prison for life for speaking against his radically insane lies, deceptions, scams and scandals etc. It's retarded that a bunch of retards like our liberal government think they can dictate that anything that exposes their lies and deceptions is hate speech. RIP Brian Mulroney. I suspect Trudeau loves that Mulroney got rid of capital punishment so Trudeau remains unaccountable for tyranny of which was apparently a death sentence. So now that capital punishment was removed what replaced the death sentence for tyranny? Oh right no accountability. If Brioan Mulroney hadn't have done that Trudeau would likely not be poulling such tyrannical ways. I do not advocate a death sentence but no punishment for tyranny since Capital punishment was taken off of the table! Again not even 30 percent of the Earths surface area is land. Humans only occupy 10 percent of that land. Humans only occupy 3 percent of the Earth's surface area. Trudeau and the WEF whom he conspires against Canadians with have no proof that humans even raise the Earths atmospheric temperature 0.000001 degree, and even if they could, it wouldn't even prove that such is a cause for a so called climate crisis. They conspire and lie to Canadians (much like they do with several countries simultaneously in modern day) to steal from Canadians while trying to silence Canadians to further impose oppression on Canadians as they steal from Canadians, steal childrens education and replace it with repulsive garbage, while they rob our children of a future with the debt and over loading the country with more people than homes. Trudeau abuses Canadians and our children and who would be dumb enough to think that this tyrant should still be infiltrating out PM chair?!! [URL="https://www.lifesitenews.com/news/trudeau-govt-paid-wef-nearly-500k-for-report-justifying-its-climate-agenda-documents-show/"]https://www.lifesitenews.com/news/trudeau-govt-paid-wef-nearly-500k-for-report-justifying-its-climate-agenda-documents-show/[/URL] https://www.lifesitenews.com/news/trudeau-govt-paid-wef-nearly-500k-for-report-justifying-its-climate-agenda-documents-show/ love Primary Factual Fundamentalist World Class Activist David Jeffrey Spetch Ontario Canada Ps. Be good be strong!
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The Democratic Element
Numapepi
 March 22 2024 at 04:14 pm
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The Democratic Element Posted on March 22, 2024 by john Dear Friends, It seems to me, while the US is a republic, the democratic element of that republic is ruined. Democracy, or better, polity, is the agreement of the people in a political organization. Without the agreement of the “governed” the governors are merely oligarchs. Sometimes masquerading as representatives, “but if my cat had kittens in the oven, I wouldn’t call ’em biscuits.” -old Yankee proverb. There’s reality, and there’s theater, only one can be true at a time. If the paradigm is theater acting like reality, then there’s no democratic element, it’s a scam. If polity is a scam, then we live under despotism. Because, only when the democratic element is in fact reality, is there democracy. Therefore, any hindrance to polity, with propaganda, censorship or election fraud, is despotism. Tyranny, oligarchy and democracy are Aristotle’s wrong forms of government. Contrasted to his right forms, monarchy, aristocracy and polity. A republic blends the right forms. The wrong forms have in common they only serve the rulers. While the right forms serve the whole of the state. A tyrant rules for his or her own interests and against the interest of the people. An oligarchy rules for the benefit of themselves and against the interests of the nation. Then there’s democracy, where the people vote themselves largess from the treasury at cost to the nation, society and prosperity. A monarch serves the people, an aristocracy serves the state, and a polity rules for the best interests of everyone. Today we confuse democracy and polity, I suspect, because it serves the oligarchy’s interests. Polity, or as we call it today, democracy, is only possible where the voters have access to information, the vote is fair, and the tally is honest. Today, what passes for democracy has none of those attributes. The government deluges us in propaganda, censors even our private conversations, (if they’re over social media), and makes certain we have only the information the oligarchy wants us to have. That act alone insures there isn’t polity, or even democracy, it’s theater. A toxic concoction masquerading as milk. Like Romans lacing their wine with lead oxide. In the US at least, the vote isn’t fair anymore. Because of the oligarchy’s constant stream of lies and censorship. Remember when the oligarchy passed us a letter, just before the 2020 election, assuring us the Biden laptop was all Russian lies? The oligarchy’s doing everything in it’s power to eliminate election integrity, as they register non citizens to vote, allow ballot harvesting, and mail in voting without verification. Destroying any possible fairness in voting. If people who aren’t legally allowed to cast ballots, are, how is that polity, or even polity’s evil twin, democracy? It isn’t. The oligarchy decides who wins by deciding who votes. Moreover, they also decide who can even be on the ballot. Look at the legal trouble Robert Kennedy JR is having getting on the ballot. Elections without integrity aren’t elections at all, but theater pretending to be elections, to manipulate us into compliance with an oligarchy that lies to us. With the perversion of elections, by the oligarchy, the “democratic” element of our republic is null and void. Even with their ill got advantages the oligarchy isn’t satisfied. Because, when ruling so obviously against our interests, it becomes harder to manipulate us into thinking we agree. That’s why they have to cheat even in the counting of votes. Once democrats count the votes… ours don’t. In 2020, the court system participated in the election fraud, coiling the crookedness. So, our republic lacks a democratic element. Therefore, it’s not a republic, it’s an oligarchy. An oligarchy that’s so corrupt, it pretends to be a democracy, to swindle us into complying with their anti American rule. The problem is, they’re too obvious. Mesmerized with their power in the courts, mockingbird media and DOJ, they’ve overplayed their hand. We’re onto them. Do we have the stomach to take back our republic though? Sincerely, John Pepin
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Major surrogacy conference seeks international...
angelobottone
 April 11 2024 at 08:56 am
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The Vatican has just released a new document on the topic of human dignity. Among other issues, it addresses the ethical problems of surrogacy—including the commodification of babies and the financial exploitation of low-income women who are contracted to be surrogates. Ireland is in the process of adopting one of the most permissive laws in Europe on the issue, but elsewhere, opposition to the practice is mounting. A major conference advocating for a worldwide ban on surrogacy was held in Rome last weekend. Experts at the conference argued that an international treaty is necessary to halt the practice. Although national bans have some impact, couples and single men may still travel to countries where surrogacy is legal or unregulated. This is why it is crucial for states to unite and establish a system to penalise corporations that serve as intermediaries between surrogate mothers and commissioning parents. Some countries, such as Italy, are in the process of criminalising international surrogacy, punishing Italian citizens who engage in this practice abroad. Such an approach should be adopted by every country, the conference heard. Banks and financial institutions play a pivotal role in the international surrogacy market, positioning them as critical targets in efforts to achieve worldwide abolition of this practice. At the conference, it was proposed that the responsibilities banks currently have in combating terrorism and money laundering should be expanded to include scrutiny of transactions related to surrogacy. The meeting in Rome saw the participation of international experts and activists, including the Italian Minister for Family, a representative from the Holy See, various politicians, and notably, two United Nations officials. The UN Special Rapporteur on violence against women and girls, Reem Alsalem, and a member of the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child, Velina Todorova, attended as observers. The politicians represented a broad spectrum of political affiliations, spanning right, centre, and left-wing parties. Similarly, the experts and activists brought a diverse range of ideological viewpoints to the discussion, including feminism, conservatism, and Christian Democracy, among others. This diversity underscored a rare consensus across political and ideological divides on the perils of surrogacy, a consensus that appears to be absent in Ireland. This conference followed the launch of a declaration in Casablanca (Morocco) in March 2023, signed by 100 experts from 75 countries, calling for the universal abolition of surrogacy. The Casablanca Declaration initiative is led by Olivia Maurel, a French/US feminist activist conceived through surrogacy. The 32-year-old mother of three has faced mental health challenges from a young age, only later discovering the truth about her origins. She has since become one of the most vocal opponents of the “womb market.” At the conference, she gave a moving and powerful testimony about how surrogacy has affected her life, describing the commodification of children and women as a new form of slavery. Before the conference, Olivia Maurel had a private audience with Pope Francis, who endorsed the conference’s goals. In January, the Pope had already called for “an effort by the international community to universally prohibit this practice,” a call reiterated in the new document on human dignity. Maurel is keen to stress that that she does not come at the issue from a religious perspective because she is an atheist. The Rome conference continues the commitment of the Casablanca Declaration and aims to promote national and international initiatives, leading to the adoption of an international treaty among states. At present, Ireland is far behind the curve on the matter, lost in the pretence that any ethical problems arising from the practice can easily be dealt with.
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Stop Taking Politics Personally
Gregg Hurwitz
 February 22 2024 at 12:44 am
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Before the bill to secure our border and reform immigration policies even arrived, Speaker Mike Johnson declared it, “Dead on arrival.” Trump likened it a gift to Democrats, declaiming with characteristic punchiness, “A bad border deal is far worse than no border deal.” The Republicans preferred to kill the deal entirely than pass a negotiated compromise and give the White House home team a win. Given that Republicans intend to run on border security, they benefit from keeping the issue raging like an infection through election season, the better to fundraise and drive turnout. In case this sounds familiar, the Democrats deployed the same playbook around abortion. The lame-duck Democratic Congress of early 2022 could have sought to codify a federal baseline of abortion rights, just as it enshrined the right to gay marriage. Instead they put forth a bill with zero compromises so every Republican would be on record opposing it, useful indeed for fundraising letters and next season’s mud-slinging. The result? More outrage and polarization. More nothing getting done. Zero movement toward settling issues and moving America forward into an increasingly complex future. You’d think we might have woken up by now. AI, a land war in Europe, a rapidly innovating economic landscape, quickening polarization spurred by teams of addiction experts wielding algorithmic deep-machine learning, Jews and Muslims warring in the cradle of civilization, the birthplace of original sin. When the world tears itself apart and hits another seeming bottom, there are only two directions to go. Upward together with renewed hopes for peace and prosperity given our abundance of collective resources. Or we turn this bottom into yet another ceiling of a fresh hell beneath. It's easy to direct our ire at Schumer or Trump, but the fault isn’t merely in the stars. It’s in ourselves and what we demand of and reward from our society. How much of our resources and attention are we devoting to leaders who do budge—who compromise, argue, negotiate, moderate, and bridge-build? And to positions, bills, laws, or policies that are actually achievable? Beneath the blinding lights of our 24-7 Outragetainment Industrial Complex, it’s hard to know where to begin. An excellent starting point would be for us to sacrifice our notion of chronic uniqueness, our belief that the singular pattern of our private heart should be the template for the political world around us. We must give up the narcissistic will to have our every attitude translated into the direction our party of choice takes—and that the country takes from there. My personal politics are more liberal than where I believe the country should be and where I aim my efforts to advise and guide those in positions of governance who choose to listen to me. That’s not merely strategic on my part, some cynical approach to the electoral chessboard. The Constitution and what I consider fair and right for America doesn’t perfectly match my idiosyncratic set of cultural beliefs. And guess what? It’s not supposed to. The Constitution isn’t designed to be stretched out of shape to mirror the precise beliefs of each of our country’s 330 million individuals. It can’t possibly accommodate every person’s cultural whims and peculiar perspectives. Rather, ourglorious “bundle of compromises” provides the protective frame of a majestic home in which we can all seek to thrive, be free, and prosper. Our founding fathers provided an architecture for these goals that is solid beyond compare—or at least a damn lot better than any other system that has been tried. It used to be obvious, but now it seems radical to say that our red and blue elected officials shouldn’t kowtow to our every belief. No matter what platform of values we’ve arrived at to govern our own lives—whether we’re country-club Republicans, libertarians, San Francisco liberals, Second Amendment advocates, white/black/brown/whatever working class, lefty activists, MAGAites, intellectuals, people of faith—or any combination of the above—we need our leaders to hold a broader view of the big picture, of what compromises, negotiations, and alliances are necessary for America to hold strong and keep competitive in a world containing powerful leaders like Putin and Xi. That means as citizens we must strive to find that broader view as well. We must not demand that everyone else fall into lockstep with our particular world view. We must not pressure others to celebrate that which they are only willing to tolerate. Monetized pressures to polarize, outrage, and radicalize are blasted at us every time we turn on a screen. The more we eschew those impulses, the more unified we will be to face the coming firestorms, challenges, and opportunities. And they are coming. Let us begin by ceding what space we might find between our personal values and what we believe is the best and fairest way forward for 330 million different personal values. The more we allow for that within ourselves, our discourse, and our engagement, the more we move our parties toward badly needed common ground. Democrats are an imperfect proxy for liberalism. Republicans are an imperfect proxy for conservatism. One of the aims of true liberalism is to engage meaningfully with true conservatism and vice versa. They are respectively the gas pedal and brake for how we navigate complex change. Only stomping the gas means we smash into a wall or fly off a cliff. And standing on the brake means we don’t go anywhere. The rest of the world will not wait for us to figure out how to drive the car. We must drive it now. It’s up to us whether we break down or continue forward together. Continuing forward together means remembering that true liberalism is handshake distance across the aisle from true conservatism. Don’t take politics personally. Take them seriously.

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