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June 3, 2012 in Campaign 2008, Campaign 2010, Campaign 2012, Family values, Politics, socialism, Terrorism, Uncategorized | Tags: 1st Amendment, Chicago, journalism, nanny state, Police State, RightNewz.com | 2 comments
Two NBC journalists were handcuffed and threatened by Chicago police after attempting to report on the murder of a 6-year-old girl yesterday, NBC Chicago reports.
Another NBC journalist was also detained by police outside Mt. Sinai Hospital, where the girl had been taken following a fatal shooting during city wide violence over the weekend.
Police were called to the hospital shortly after reporters arrived on the scene. The journalists said they has already moved away from a public sidewalk and across the street at the request of the police.
One police officer was then caught on camera telling other members of the media “Your First Amendment right can be terminated if you’re creating a scene or whatever. Your First Amendment right has got limitations.”
When the reporters asked for clarification on how they were creating a scene, the officer replied, “Your presence is creating a scene.”
“This is what we do for a living!” one reporter replied, before another added”You’ve got a lawsuit coming.”
“I don’t care about no damn lawsuit!” the officer fired back. “F*ck a lawsuit. Just ’cause you sue doesn’t mean you’re going to win.”
Photographer Donte Williams and WGN Reporter Dan Ponce were then handcuffed and briefly detained by the officer.
for article sources and Video: http://therightnewz.com/?p=1526
It speaks for itself…………………..
October 26, 2011 in Campaign 2008, Campaign 2010, Campaign 2012, Capitalism, Economy, Family values, Health care reform, immigration reform, Politics, socialism, Uncategorized | Tags: Barack Obama, Campaign 2012, Federal government, nanny state | 2 comments
NOW THERE IS AN INCENTIVE TO MAKE SURE HE LOSES!!
They lock up the basketball courts after school, so the kids cannot get hurt in “pick up” games. The merry-go-rounds and see-saws on the playground are deemed dangerous too. But now the State of New York, as it attempts to regulate “SUMMER CAMP PROGRAMS”, is deeming some of the most basic of children’s games as unsafe and dangerous:
ALBANY — State bureaucrats have identified a potentially deadly hazard facing our children this summer — freeze tag.
That’s right, officials have decided the age-old street game — along with Wiffle Ball, kickball and dodgeball — poses a “significant risk of injury.”
And classics like Capture the Flag, Steal the Bacon and Red Rover are also deemed dangerous in new state regulations for day camps.
Under the new rules, any program that offers two or more organized recreational activities — with at least one of them on the risky list — is deemed a summer camp and subject to state regulation.
April 12, 2011 in Campaign 2008, Campaign 2010, Campaign 2012, Capitalism, Economy, Family values, Health care reform, Politics, socialism, Uncategorized | Tags: bag lunches, Barack Obama, Chicago, Michelle Obama, nanny state, School lunches | 9 comments
Are the parents simply lemmings, or do we really want a “nanny state”?
The Chicago Tribune reported Monday that one Chicago public school — the Little Village Academy — has banned bag lunches…to protect the kids from their own “unhealthful” food choices:
Principal Elsa Carmona said her intention is to protect students from their own unhealthful food choices.
“Nutrition wise, it is better for the children to eat at the school,” Carmona said. “It’s about the nutrition and the excellent quality food that they are able to serve (in the lunchroom). It’s milk versus a Coke. But with allergies and any medical issue, of course, we would make an exception.”
January 25, 2011 in Campaign 2008, Campaign 2010, Campaign 2012, Capitalism, Economy, Family values, Health care reform, Politics, socialism, Uncategorized | Tags: Barack Obama, Civil service, nanny state, unemployment, welfare, welfare reform | 1 comment
Warning: Language gets crude!
November 29, 2010 in Campaign 2008, Campaign 2010, Campaign 2012, Capitalism, Economy, Family values, Health care reform, immigration reform, Politics, socialism, Uncategorized | Tags: Barack Obama, entitlements, nanny state, NY Post, Richard Wolfe | Leave a comment
A signature Obama line — economic policy “has less to do with big government or small government than it has to do with smart government” — amounts to proclaiming, “I must be right because I’m brilliant.” Obama evidently feels that his tireless brainwork tidied up the war-peace problem for the ages in his Nobel Prize speech (peace, we learned, is desirable but war is sometimes necessary) and that he wrought a profound new balance on civil liberties by largely retaining Bush anti-terror policies with the major fix being that, this time, he is the one in charge (a position Wolffe ably summarizes as, “In other words, trust me”).
Obama’s self-regard is at its most resplendent when he delivers a remark attributed to Abraham Lincoln: “I am not bound to win, but I’m bound to be true. I’m not bound to succeed, but I’m bound to live up to what light I have.” That the words are actually those of Ronald Reagan is an amusing but trivial detail.
What’s telling is that Obama set up the remark by saying he takes great pleasure in the White House library, and that he stumbled upon the remark in the process of searching out the wisdom of his predecessors. This was not a true statement. In fact Obama later admitted to Wolffe that he had found the quotation while reading one of his own diaries, in which he had mistakenly attributed the Reaganism to Lincoln.
Read more: http://www.nypost.com/p/news/opinion/opedcolumnists/how_the_nanny_president_sees_himself_Rz5QE1GoCFaiwCJvR9mrdP#ixzz16iie6gfK
April 20, 2010 in Campaign 2008, Campaign 2010, Capitalism, Economy, Family values, Politics, socialism, Uncategorized | Tags: Barack Obama, Dept. of Labor, nanny state, recession, unemployment benefits | 1 comment
– Administrative assistant Vicky Fonseca says she wants to work but she doesn’t want to work just anywhere.
“I want good benefits,” Fonseca said. “I wouldn’t want to work somewhere where I didn’t feel comfortable.”
Some would say beggars shouldn’t be choosers. But when Uncle Sam is paying you $300 a week with virtually no strings attached, job seekers can afford to turn offers down.
And Fonseca has. “I had an offer but it was in Broward County,” Fonseca said. “It is too far for me and the pay rate is not going to be enough.”
Career counselor Sue Romanos works her tail off to find the unemployed like Fonseca jobs.
“It is shocking,” Romanos said. “I would never have believed it a year ago if you would have told me that people would be turning down jobs.”
Romanos has been the CEO of Career Xchange, an award winning career placement agency that serves Broward and Dade Counties, for 21 years.
She says she’s never seen unemployment benefits “drag on” as they are now. She says the benefits are crippling many of her candidates.
“The candidates have varying reasons for not wanting the job offered,” Romanos said. “It’s not the right job or the salary. To tell you the truth I think they are very happy collecting and not wanting to work.”
And they are certainly collecting. President Obama signed an $18 billion jobless benefits bill last week. It extends unemployment an additional 99 weeks, averaging $335 a check.
“In the long run staying home so long is going to affect people,” Romanos said. “Employers will look at them and see this as a sign of their behavior. Plus they will lose some skills.”
Fonsaca, who has been out of work three months, swears that won’t be her as long as the job is a right fit. “I wouldn’t want to take something just to take it,” Fonsaca said.
November 18, 2009 in Campaign 2008, Campaign 2010, Campaign 2012, Capitalism, Economy, Family values, Politics, socialism, Uncategorized | Tags: Barack Obama, Cloward Piven Strategy, entitlements, nanny state, Obama care, Saul Alinsky, welfare | Leave a comment
|CLOWARD-PIVEN STRATEGY (CPS)|
First proposed in 1966 and named after Columbia University sociologists Richard Andrew Cloward and Frances Fox Piven, the “Cloward-Piven Strategy” seeks to hasten the fall of capitalism by overloading the government bureaucracy with a flood of impossible demands, thus pushing society into crisis and economic collapse.
Inspired by the August 1965 riots in the black district of Watts in Los Angeles (which erupted after police had used batons to subdue a black man suspected of drunk driving), Cloward and Piven published an article titled “The Weight of the Poor: A Strategy to End Poverty” in the May 2, 1966 issue of The Nation. Following its publication, The Nation sold an unprecedented 30,000 reprints. Activists were abuzz over the so-called “crisis strategy” or “Cloward-Piven Strategy,” as it came to be called. Many were eager to put it into effect.
In their 1966 article, Cloward and Piven charged that the ruling classes used welfare to weaken the poor; that by providing a social safety net, the rich doused the fires of rebellion. Poor people can advance only when “the rest of society is afraid of them,” Cloward told The New York Times on September 27, 1970. Rather than placating the poor with government hand-outs, wrote Cloward and Piven, activists should work to sabotage and destroy the welfare system; the collapse of the welfare state would ignite a political and financial crisis that would rock the nation; poor people would rise in revolt; only then would “the rest of society” accept their demands.
The key to sparking this rebellion would be to expose the inadequacy of the welfare state. Cloward-Piven’s early promoters cited radical organizer Saul Alinsky as their inspiration. “Make the enemy live up to their (sic) own book of rules,” Alinsky wrote in his 1972 book Rules for Radicals. When pressed to honor every word of every law and statute, every Judaeo-Christian moral tenet, and every implicit promise of the liberal social contract, human agencies inevitably fall short. The system’s failure to “live up” to its rule book can then be used to discredit it altogether, and to replace the capitalist “rule book” with a socialist one.
The authors noted that the number of Americans subsisting on welfare — about 8 million, at the time — probably represented less than half the number who were technically eligible for full benefits. They proposed a “massive drive to recruit the poor onto the welfare rolls.” Cloward and Piven calculated that persuading even a fraction of potential welfare recipients to demand their entitlements would bankrupt the system. The result, they predicted, would be “a profound financial and political crisis” that would unleash “powerful forces … for major economic reform at the national level.”
Their article called for “cadres of aggressive organizers” to use “demonstrations to create a climate of militancy.” Intimidated by threats of black violence, politicians would appeal to the federal government for help. Carefully orchestrated media campaigns, carried out by friendly, leftwing journalists, would float the idea of “a federal program of income redistribution,” in the form of a guaranteed living income for all — working and non-working people alike. Local officials would clutch at this idea like drowning men to a lifeline. They would apply pressure on Washington to implement it. With every major city erupting into chaos, Washington would have to act.
For full article: http://www.discoverthenetworks.org/printgroupProfile.asp?grpid=6967
August 23, 2009 in Campaign 2008, Campaign 2010, Campaign 2012, Economy, Family values, Politics, socialism, Uncategorized | Tags: Barack Obama, Change we Can Believe In, entitlements, nanny state, Obama care, Yes We Can | 1 comment