Informing Hawaii's voters
Submitted by Guest on Mon, 12/09/2013 - 12:52
Honolulu resident Pierre Omidyar is the founder and head of Honolulu Civil Beat
Submitted by Guest on Mon, 12/09/2013 - 02:31
at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum on December 3, 2013
Submitted by Guest on Sun, 12/08/2013 - 21:49
December 8, 2013
One of the most important cases the U.S. Supreme Court will consider this term is Hobby Lobby’s lawsuit challenging the Obamacare mandate that employer-provided health care plans must cover abortion and contraceptives. Hobby Lobby, a corporation owned and managed by a traditional Christian family, argues that the mandate violates their First Amendment rights.
Much of the discussion has focused on whether a corporation such as Hobby Lobby can even have First Amendment rights. But the issue of “corporate personhood” is a smokescreen. Hobby Lobby’s corporate status has no bearing on whether under Obamacare, Hobby Lobby’s owners, about whose personhood there is no doubt, have a right to run their business in a manner consistent with their moral beliefs. If the form by which Hobby Lobby did business was relevant to its right to operate free of federal interference, then Hobby Lobby could avoid the Obamacare mandate by simply reorganizing itself as a partnership or sole proprietorship.
Some Obamacare supporters cast this case as a conflict between Hobby Lobby’s First Amendment rights and the rights of its employees to contraception and abortion. Hobby Lobby is not trying to stop its employees from obtaining contraceptives and abortions; it is simply asking that the government not force it to pay for them.
Forcing Hobby Lobby to pay for abortion services is especially offensive because Hobby Lobby’s owners consider abortion a form of murder. Those who, like me, agree that abortion is an act of violence against an innocent person, will side with Hobby Lobby. However, this case is not about the legality of abortion. It is about whether someone can have a “right” to force someone else to provide him with a good or service. Therefore, even those who support legal abortion should at least support a business’s right to choose to not subsidize it.
Supporters of the mandate claim Congress has the power to create rights to privately-provided goods and services. They also say that Congress has the power to legislatively override the rights of religious liberty, property, and contract. It is fair to ask what is the source of Congress’s power to create new rights. It certainly does not originate in the Declaration of Independence, which expressly denies that rights come from the government; or from the United Stares Constitution, which nowhere granted government the power to redistribute or create artificial rights.
The principle that Government can force businesses to violate their religious principles even if those principles conflict with civil law could be applied in ways some Obamacare supporters may find objectionable. For example, what if the government argued that the Pentagon’s need for some products produced by a Quaker-owned business trumped the Quaker owner’s objections to war?
The hypothetical example above shows just how radical and dangerous are arguments in support of the Obamacare abortion and contraception mandate. If Hobby Lobby loses, the U.S. Supreme Court will have endorsed the idea that the federal government can force individuals to violate their most sacred religious principles to satisfy any government demands. The central question of the Hobby Lobby case, then, is whether religious liberty will continue to be meaningful in this country. For what good is a religious liberty that protects your rights to attend a worship service, but allows the government to force you to live in opposition to the values preached at those services? This is why all supporters of liberty and limited government—regardless of their views on the morality of contraception—should be on the side of Hobby Lobby.
Submitted by HPI on Sun, 12/08/2013 - 03:39
Unfortunately for the American goyim, chief among the greener pastures to get fat off is the U.S.
Many negative comments about Israelis in a leading Israeli newspaper [Haaretz.com] Dec 15, 2012
The Talmud Revealed [Rense.com] Dec 18, 2007
The Talmud, a Central Text of Rabbinic Jadaism [Wikipedia]
'Greater Israel': The Zionist Plan for the Middle East [Hawaii Political Info] Sep 8, 2013
General Wesley Clark: 7 Countries in 5 Years [Hawaii Political Info] Sep 8, 2013 (Clarifies U.S. involvement in the 'Greater Israel' plan)
Netanyahu wants the U.S. to fight Iran for Israel by Patrick Buchanan [LewRockwell.com] Mar 2, 2012
Iraq: A War for Israel [Institute for Historical Review]
Jews themselves say that the Iraq War was fought for Israel [USA Exile] Mar 4, 2013
Benjamin Freedman: Jewish Causes of WWI and WWII [Hawaii Political Info] Mar 26, 2013
Did Jews Bring U.S. into WWII? [Hawaii Political Info] Mar 24, 2013
The Protocols of the Learned Elders of Zion [Bible Believers (Australia)] The Jewish plan for world domination over the goyim as laid out over 100 years ago. The Protocols are said by Jews to be a "forgery."
Real Zionist News Extensive coverage on Israel, Jews & their influence in the U.S.
Admiral Thomas Moorer Says Israel Deliberately Attacked & Tried to Kill Everyone Aboard the USS Liberty on June 8, 1967 [USSLiberty.org]
Israel Attack on USS Liberty during 1967 Six-Day War Full-Length Documentary [Hawaii Political Info]
USS Liberty—Israeli Pilot Speaks Up [Rense.com]
The Six-Day War Deceptions Part 1 [YouTube]
The Six-Day War Deceptions Part 2 [YouTube]
Joe Cortina on Israel, Palestine and the U.S. [Hawaii Political Info] Feb 24, 2013
U.S. Immigration Changes and Who's behind Them [Hawaii Political Info] Apr 14, 2013
Jews Confirm Big Media Is Jewish [TruthTellers] List of who owns what
Single value that ties Jews together more than any other: They're anti-Christ [USA Today] Their anti-Christianity unites them more by far than Israel does.
For most American Jews, the core of their Jewish identity isn’t solidarity with Israel; it’s rejection of Christianity. [Commentary.com]
2012 Jewish Values Survey [Public Religion]
Submitted by Guest on Fri, 12/06/2013 - 23:01
By Ted Genoways
December 5, 2013
The Hormel Foods (HRL) plant in Fremont, Neb., is a sprawling complex, just across the Union Pacific tracks on the southern edge of town. Every day of the week, some 1,400 workers arrive before dawn and emerge in the midafternoon, chatting briefly in the parking lot before fanning out onto the highway. It’s a routine with few surprises, but inside the plant, a grand, if largely ignored, experiment is under way, one that is testing the limits of industrial production—and worker and food safety.
Each working day, more than 10,500 hogs are slaughtered here—their carcasses butchered into parts and marketed as Cure 81 hams or Black Label bacon, the scraps collected and ground up to make Little Sizzlers breakfast sausages. That’s 1,300 hogs per hour, a 33 percent jump in the last decade. To make that happen, Hormel invested $7 million in a plant expansion in 2005 and added an additional 20,000 square feet in early 2012 to meet demand for its signature product, Spam. “We’ve been fortunate enough to be doing business in Fremont, Neb., producing Spam since 1947,” Donnie Temperley, then the plant manager, told the local newspaper. “The people at the plant are very proud of what they do. They’re outstanding employees.”
What few people, even at the Fremont plant, appreciate is that its remarkable production increases stem from a special program piloted by the U.S. Department of Agriculture in 1997. The program cut the number of Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) inspectors on the processing line from seven to four and permitted participating companies to accelerate line speeds in five pork-processing plants: Excel in Beardstown, Ill.; Hatfield Quality Meats in Hatfield, Pa.; Farmer John in Vernon, Calif.; Quality Pork Processors (QPP) in Austin, Minn.; and Hormel Foods in Fremont.
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Submitted by Guest on Fri, 12/06/2013 - 21:54
Mandela’s Umkhonto we Sizwe, the military wing of the African National Congress, targeted civilians
December 6, 2013
MSNBC and CNN and even Fox will not tell you the whole story on Nelson Mandela. Photo: Paul Williams.
Expect Obama to use your hard-earned confiscated tax dollars to pay for an expensive trip to South Africa where he will attend Nelson Mandela’s funeral.
The chief teleprompter reader for the banks and corporations that control the government has already ordered flags be flown at half mast. This 17th century ritual is usually reserved for members of U.S. government officialdom, but Mandela is a special case.
Nelson Mandela stands atop a hallowed pedestal in the pantheon of political correctness. His struggle against the scourge of apartheid – government sanctified racism – was fashioned into a human rights struggle by the establishment and its propaganda media. The distorted image of Saint Mandela has been dutifully scrubbed of its dark side. There is no room for truth or historical fact as the tribute to Saint Mandela unfolds and will continue to do so well into next week and beyond.
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Submitted by Guest on Fri, 12/06/2013 - 04:35
By Mike Adams
Editor of NaturalNews.com
December 5, 2013
I'd like to thank all the Natural News readers for your support as I'm engaged in intensive laboratory research and not posting very many stories right now. This will continue through early January up until we break our big announcements on food science.
You may have heard some rumors that I discovered I've been exposed to a chronic, accumulative, low level of toxic elements (poisons) over the last couple of years. This rumor is true, and over the last several months, I have been able to identify the sources of those poisons and remove them from my diet and my environment. Some of these poisons are still coming out of my hair and urine, but overall levels have dropped dramatically. At no time were the exposures acute. I'm talking about an ongoing low level of exposure that builds up over time, not an emergency level at any one time.
What's shocking is that I was being exposed to these toxic elements even though I thought I was living a pristine lifestyle with an incredibly clean "organic" diet rich in superfoods and supplements. It turns out that many organic foods are a total myth because they're incredibly contaminated. More on this point in future articles...
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Submitted by HPI on Wed, 12/04/2013 - 23:52
November 24, 2013
After making her wait eight hours, the Clark County Commission (Las Vegas, Nevada) decided to allow Daphne Lee to speak. She urged them to uphold their oath to preserve and protect the Constitution by taking steps against the unconstituional provisions of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).
Daphne is a mother and concerned citizen who volunteers considerable time fighting to preserve the rights of all Americans.
This video has since been viewed at least 100,000 times.
Submitted by Guest on Wed, 12/04/2013 - 23:15
Dec 5, 2013
Russia Today introduction: Islamist fighters in Syria are believed to be holding a group of nuns hostage. Abducted from an Orthodox Monastery near Damascus they have reportedly been moved to the rebel-controlled town of Yabroud. The Pope has called for prayers for the kidnapped women, amid demands from clerics and religious organizations to release them.
Submitted by Guest on Wed, 12/04/2013 - 22:34
How two geeks broke the story of the year
By Janet Reitman
December 4, 2013
Early one morning last December, Glenn Greenwald opened his laptop, scanned through his e-mail, and made a decision that almost cost him the story of his life. A columnist and blogger with a large and devoted following, Greenwald receives hundreds of e-mails every day, many from readers who claim to have "great stuff." Occasionally these claims turn out to be credible; most of the time they're cranks. There are some that seem promising but also require serious vetting. This takes time, and Greenwald, who starts each morning deluged with messages, has almost none. "My inbox is the enemy," he told me recently.
The New Political Prisoners: Leakers, Hackers and Activists
And so it was that on December 1st, 2012, Greenwald received a note from a person asking for his public encryption, or PGP, key so he could send him an e-mail securely. Greenwald didn't have one, which he now acknowledges was fairly inexcusable given that he wrote almost daily about national-security issues, and had likely been on the government's radar for some time over his vocal support of Bradley Manning and WikiLeaks. "I didn't really know what PGP was," he admits. "I had no idea how to install it or how to use it." It seemed time-consuming and complicated, and Greenwald, who was working on a book about how the media control political discourse, while also writing his column for The Guardian, had more pressing things to do.
"It felt Anonymous-ish to me," Greenwald says. "It was this cryptic 'I and others have things you would be interested in.?.?.?.' He never sent me neon lights – it was much more ambiguous than that."
So he ignored the note. Soon after, the source sent Greenwald a step-by-step tutorial on encryption. Then he sent him a video Greenwald describes as "Encryption for Journalists," which "walked me through the process like I was a complete idiot."
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