The Freedom Thinker is joining with the AmericanMissive.com. This site will remain up for the foreseeable future to serve as a reference for some of my more detailed writings of my 133 posts like the following:
- Ignoring the Undergroundman
- Thoughts on Health Care amd Health Care Rights
- Simply Islam
- Obama’s Leadership and Policies
- Thoughts on the Individual vs. Society
- The Right to Life
- Thoughts on the Military
- Various Economic Concerns
- Thoughts on Politics
The Freedom Thinker is joining with other intellectually honest individuals from across America including Tennessee Paul on the west coast, BaldManMoody (coming soon) on the east coast, Stephen Van Nuys from the big city of Atlanta, and now The Freedom Thinker from rural West Virginia. The AmericanMissive.com has a great history and a growing future having already been hooked in with CNN’s Political Ticker and the BBC. While TheFreedomThinker.com has grown to an average of 30 readers daily with over 4,000 readers in the past 6-months it’s time to move things to a new level. The Freedom Thinker looks forward to sharing his views on the AmericanMissive.com.
The Freedom Thinker
This is just so funny. It’s the most entertaining thing in months. I just had to post this.
Rathke (co-Founder of ACORN) has repeatedly blasted the news media and conservative groups for intentionally targeting ACORN because of its progressive agenda. In a posting on his “Chief Organizer Blog,” Rathke said the Census Bureau’s decision to break ties with ACORN showed “how willing the Obama administration is open to a cave-in to the conservatives on false pretenses on a completely fake ‘issue.’”
via Big Government
Ha ha ha. These people are as nutty as their name. It’s funny. I like how their tormentors keep releasing video’s it’s kind of funny too. Moral relativists trying to say what conservatives are doing to them is wrong. SO FUNNY!!! (Moral relativists saying something is wrong, ha ha ha). And to think of the millions of tax dollars these people have gotten to0. American’s have been fools for giving up our money to go to causes like these. These are some sick people here…
“From a technical perspective, the recession is very likely over,” Bernanke told questioners at a Brookings Institution conference, but he cautioned it may not feel like it’s over.
Hooray! The recession is over only 500,000 people will loose their jobs going on in to perpetuaty every month like they have for the last 38 months. The recession is just now begining people! Wake up, every month 500,000 people lose their jobs. The government is further in debt (to state the obvious) and China is pushing us around on the financial world stage. The American people are starting to spend instead of save again, which means they are buying these lies. Now, we can spend ourselves into slavery as well. Just wait until corporations begin to do leveraged buyouts with government subsidized bank loans on a massive scale like the auto industry (just kidding) but it’s not much different then what’s going on now anyways.
Although, I don’t think the commercial real estate crisis has hit yet but it’s comming too. Just look at the transaction data and valuation data. That’s some ugly data right there, but oh we’re out of the recession! What next? Next month will be economic boom times huh! Suddenly all the empty malls and business are going to be filled values will sky rocket and the employement problem will disappear because after all the government has fixed everything by throwing money around. Yes, we all know that if something doesn’t work just throw money at it. That’s the solution and now the recession is over! Hog wash!
Barnanke is a smart guy and all. But something is just missing here. Why would he say it’s over? Restore confidence? But to what end? To increase spending? Why do we want to do that? How is that beneficial for the long-term? I guess perhaps Barnanke like most people is living in the moment. Trying to survive every day. Perhaps “technically” the recession isn’t over as GDP may temporarily for a few months maybe even quarters will rebound but then what?
I think at this point it’s time to reallocate my investments and lock in the solid returns I’ve gotten over the last few years. I wonder how much time I have to do this? Where should I look for good returns over the next two years?
The Black Commenter says,
The thing about freedom is that it is inherently insecure. There were slaves who did not want to leave the plantations after abolition because they were so afraid of not being able to make it. Freedom is terrifying because… you can fail, because things may not work out, because there are no guarantees.
Slavery is very secure. Everyone is cared for, all the needs are provided, there is equality (roughly) and no one has to fear; that is they don’t have to fear anyone but the slave master.
It is interesting that the same leftists who hated the security of social systems and protested against them (giving us no-fault divorce, abortion on demand, “free love”, sexual liberation, etc.) because of their restrictions on “freedom” now want the restrictions of state imposed slavery and trade off their freedom for it.
Freedom is something I am passionate about as should be pretty apparent from the title of the site! So, I can’t help but to expand on this comment.
I ask my children when they fall down or mess up, “What do you do when you fall down?” There answer is and should always be “I get back up.” I train them to think in that manner. My two year old knows it by heart. She falls down and before I even ask her she says, “I get back up.” And she hopes up seldom with even a tear.
This should be ingrained in the mind of every human being. As long as you get back up failure doesn’t exist. Only when an individual decides in their mind they can’t get back up do they become a failure. Failure is a lie. It is a state of mind not of reality. It is self-imposed. We are all invincible to the extent in which we truly believe ourselves to be. Even unto death failure is a lie. Shot me in the head until I am dead and I do not believe that I would have failed at anything because only then the best is yet to come. People that fear failure need God. As Jesus said,
Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink; or about your body, what you will wear. Is not life more important than food, and the body more important than clothes? Look at the birds of the air; they do not sow or reap or store away in barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not much more valuable than they? Who of you by worrying can add a single hour to his life? And why do you worry about clothes? See how the lilies of the field grow. They do not labor or spin. Yet I tell you that not even Solomon in all his splendor was dressed like one of these. If that is how God clothes the grass of the field, which is here today and tomorrow is thrown into the fire, will he not much more clothe you, O you of little faith? So do not worry, saying, ‘What shall we eat?’ or ‘What shall we drink?’ or ‘What shall we wear?’ For the pagans run after all these things, and your heavenly Father knows that you need them. But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well.
Fear of failure is a lie of the devil meant to restrict and mislead man. Freedom! Now that is something given by a higher power. The freedom of life and liberty endowed by our Creator. Alas though, man is fallen. We bury our “talents” in the ground. Man must give away his freedom for slavery. It is in his nature and true freedom as always is purchased with blood. And it must be so until the end of history, as Tolstoy wrote in War and Peace even, “A king is slave to history.”
We will give it away because of our fallen nature. Because we ignore the man from the underground. Because we buy into the lie. Because of cowardice and vice. Because of a thousand other reasons.
However, man may sell us all into slavery but let me tell you something that I believe. I will not fail! My family and I will remain free even unto death because I do not believe in failure and I love freedom even though blood may be spilled out on the ground. Freedom is a worthy goal and failure is a lie!
I wanted to post something commemorating 9/11 but it seems we have forgotten 9/11 and we have forgotten, “There are people trying to kill us simply because our culture and beliefs are not theirs.”
Why do I say this? Read on…
Despite the seperation of church and state doctrine. The state department appears to have issued a memo encouraging State Department officials to help organize campaigns to raise food for local area mosques and communities.
Organize a food-drive for the end of Ramadan with religious leaders and citizens in Muslim communities to donate to a local mosque or community…
Yep, you read that right. No Ummah or main religious leader in Islam has ever appologized for 9/11. And perhaps as few as 200,000,000 Muslims and as many as 900,000,000 Muslims are cool with the idea of violent Jihad according to research. And the “Religion of Peace” is still clocking in at 3-4 average documented killings EVERY DAY but moderate Muslims remain pretty silent. Yet according to the memo I linked to our State Department should try and organize fund raising events for mosques to commemorate 9/11!
I hope the memo is a fake. Cooperation relys on trust. A group of people from whom no leading figure has ever apologized and from which the moderate community remains silent cannot establish a relationships of trust. If their can be no trust there can be no cooperation. Cooperation implies atleast two (groups or individuals) working together not one working alone. Especially, while a large portion (20-40%) of the group not working together is actually working to stick a knife in the other groups/individuals back. But what would somebody expect from our politicians? Less stupidity!
It seems there is finally “good news”! All of the compassionate conservative’s and progressive liberal’s big spending finally is really reaping rewards. New jobless claims fell to only 550,000. Thanks to all the savioring of our beloved politicians only half a MILLION Americans are loosing their jobs every month. Good work Geithner, Bush, Obama, Dodd, Paulson, et al. thanks for all your help.
On the jobs front, the Labor Department said initial claims for unemployment insurance fell to a seasonally adjusted 550,000 from an upwardly revised 576,000 in the previous week. The number of people continuing to receive benefits fell by 159,000 to nearly 6.1 million, the lowest level since early April.
Us American’s really appreciate the fact that now for 35 months straight new jobless claims have top 500,000 mark. At this rate another 2 years from now the rate might actually dip below the half a million mark. Usually people look at the the results of their work to determine if they’re doing any good. Not American politicians they look at the words they speak if they say loosing 500,000 jobs is a good thing then it is a good thing. So, hooray only 500,000 jobs were lost this month.
Yet, I don’t feel happy? And why do I get an ominous feeling?
The pretend health care debate continued last night with more “blah blah” from one side of the aisle.
Arnold Kling makes a pretty good summary of the speech here.
Medicare spending will never be brought under control under his watch. And if Medicare spending is not brought under control, then he certainly will not be the last President to have to address health care reform.
Basically, it was a “Win one for the Gipper” (in this case, Ted Kennedy) speech. Intellectually, it amounted to a vacuous claim that health reform will be a free lunch, because we’ll get rid of all the waste, fraud, and abuse.
Blah blah let’s just start this revolution and get the darn thing over with…