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>The Truth Revealed: Explosives Took Down World Trade Centers, Not Planes

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Cosmic Light Logic Blog Shows Proof That Explosives Were Used On World Trade Towers

World War II and 9/11 Conspiracy Theories Are Right

There is ample evidence leading to the conclusion that explosives were used to take down the three major International Trade Center Buildings in New York on September 9, 2001. These explosives would be in addition to impact of two jet airliners into two of the buildings. Consider the following from one of the investigations reported in www.benthamscience.com:  
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>If Obama Is President Without A Country, What’s He Doing In The Oval Office?

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Subject: THE PRESIDENT WITHOUT A COUNTRY by Pat Boone

 Pat  Boone 

                                            CHRISTIAN NATION!  

 

When you have read  what Pat Boone wrote about Obama (below), you may want to click on the link to  “Snopes”, which brings up a page telling you that this is an actual letter  written by Pat Boone – and Very well written, I might add .  

 
  

THIS IS AN EXCELLENT  COMMENTARY ,
AND SHOULD BE READ  BY EVERY AMERICAN     !

  
The President  Without A Country
By Pat Boone  

  
“We’re no longer a  Christian nation.” – President Barack Obama, June 2009

  
” America has been  arrogant.” – President Barack Obama

  
“After 9/11, America  didn’t always live up to her ideals.”- President Barack Obama  

  
“You might say that  America is a Muslim nation.”- President Barack  Obama, Egypt 2009  

  
Thinking about these  and other statements made by the man who wears the title of president. I keep  wondering what country he believes he’s president of.

  
In one of my very  favorite stories, Edward Everett Hale’s “The Man without a Country,” a young  Army lieutenant named Philip Nolan stands condemned for treason during the  Revolutionary War, having come under the influence of Aaron Burr. When the  judge asks him if he wishes to say anything before sentence is passed, young  Nolan defiantly exclaims, “Damn the United States ! I wish I might never hear  of the United States again!”

  
The stunned silence  in the courtroom is palpable, pulsing. After a long pause, the judge soberly  says to the angry lieutenant: “You have just pronounced your own sentence. You  will never hear of the United States again… I sentence you to spend the rest  of your life at sea,  on one or another of this country’s naval vessels –  under strict orders that no one will ever speak to you again about the country  you have just cursed.”

  
And so it was.  Philip Nolan was taken away and spent the next 40 years at sea, never hearing  anything but an occasional slip of the tongue about America.. The last few  pages of the story, recounting Nolan’s dying hours in his small stateroom –  now turned into a shrine to the country he foreswore – never fail to bring me  to tears.  And I find my own love for this dream, this miracle called  America , refreshed and renewed. I know how blessed and unique we are.  

  
But reading and  hearing the audacious, shocking statements of the man who was recently elected  our president – a young black man living the impossible dream of millions  of  young Americans, past and present, black and white – I want to ask  him, “Just what country do you think you’re president of?”  

  
You surely can’t be  referring to the United States of America , can you? America is emphatically a  Christian nation, and has been from its inception! Seventy percent of her  citizens identify themselves as Christian. The Declaration of Independence and  our Constitution were framed, written and ratified by Christians. It’s because  this was, and is, a nation built on and guided by Judeo-Christian biblical  principles that you, sir, have had the inestimable privilege of being elected  her president.

  
You studied law at  Harvard, didn’t you, sir? You taught constitutional law in Chicago ?  Did  you not ever read the statement of John Jay, the first Chief Justice  of  the Supreme Court and an author of the landmark “Federalist Papers”: ”  Providence has given to our people the choice of their rulers – and it is the  duty, as well as the privilege and interest of our Christian nation – to  select and prefer Christians for their rulers”?

  
In your studies, you  surely must have read the decision of the Supreme Court in 1892: “Our lives  and our institutions must necessarily be based upon and embody the teachings  of the Redeemer of mankind. It is impossible that it should be otherwise; and  in this sense and to this extent our civilization and our institutions are  emphatically Christian.”

  
Did your professors  have you skip over all the high-court decisions right up till the mid 1900’s  that echoed and reinforced these views and   intentions?     Did you pick up the history of American  jurisprudence only in 1947, when for the first time a phrase coined by Thomas  Jefferson about a “wall of separation between church and state” was used to  deny some specific religious expression – contrary to Jefferson ‘s intent with  that statement?

  
Or, wait a minute:  were your ideas about America ‘s Christianity formed during the 20 years you  were a member of the Trinity United Church of Christ under your pastor,  Jeremiah Wright?  Is that where you got the idea that ” America is no  longer a  Christian nation”? Is this where you, even as you came to call  yourself a Christian, formed the belief that  ” America has been  arrogant”?

  
Even if that’s the  understandable explanation of your damning of your country and accusing the  whole nation (not just a few military officials trying their best to keep more  Americans from being murdered by jihadists) of “not always living up to her  ideals,” how did you come up with the ridiculous, alarming notion that we  might be “considered a Muslim nation”?

  
Is it because there  are some 2 million or more Muslims living here, trying to be good Americans?  Out of a current population of over 300 million, 70 percent of whom are   Christians? Does that make us, by any rational definition, a “Muslim nation”?  

  
Why are we not,  then, a “Chinese nation”? A “Korean nation”? Even a “Vietnamese nation”? There  are even more of these distinct groups in America than Muslims. And if the  distinction you’re trying to make is a religious one, why is America not “a  Jewish nation”? There’s actually a case to be made for the latter, because our  Constitution – and the success of our Revolution and founding – owe a deep  debt to our Jewish brothers.

  
Have you stopped to  think what an actual Muslim America would be like? Have you ever really spent  much time in Iran ? Even in Egypt ? You, having been instructed in Islam as a  kid at a Muslim school in Indonesia and saying you still love the call to  evening prayers, can  surely picture our nation founded on the Quran, not  the Judeo-Christian Bible, and living under Shariah law. Can’t you? You do  recall Muhammad’s directives [Surah 9:5,73] to “break the cross” and “kill the  infidel”?

  
It seems  increasingly and painfully obvious that you are more influenced by your  upbringing and questionable education than most suspected.  If you  consider yourself the president of a people who are “no longer Christian,” who  have “failed to live up to our ideals,” who “have been arrogant,” and might  even be “considered Muslim” – you are president of a country most Americans  don’t recognize.

  
Could it be you are  a president without a  country?

  

>What Happens When/If Government Shuts Down?

>By Don White, Syndicated Columnist

Depending on viewpoint, a temporary government shutdown wouldn’t be that bad. But one must ask whose ass will be gored and whose won’t?


How does government determine which offices to keep open and which to close? It hinges on whether their office is critical to protecting life or property, or has another source of money, such as user fees.
Here’s a list of how a shutdown would impact some parts of the federal government:
Military » Troops would remain on duty, receiving IOUs rather than paychecks. “They will continue to earn money during this period,” said a senior Obama administration official who spoke on condition of anonymity as a matter of White House policy. “But given that we don’t have any money during this period of time, they will not receive paychecks.” They would be ce Congress and the president sign a budget paid retroactively ondeal.
Internal Revenue Service » Income tax returns filed electronically would be processed. Payments would be collected. “We need to be able to collect the money that is owed to the U.S. government,” the senior administration official said. Refunds for e-filed returns also would be sent automatically. But paper-filed returns would not be processed, and refunds would be held until furloughed employees could return to work.
Mail » The U.S. Postal Service would still deliver the mail, thanks to income from stamps. “We’re self-funded,” said Postal Service spokesman Gerry McKiernan. “It’s a normal day for us.”
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Social Security » Checks would still be sent out to current beneficiaries, either through the mail or electronically. The Obama administration said final plans were still being prepared, and would not say whether the Social Security Administration would be able to handle claims for new beneficiaries.
Medicare » Would still make payments to beneficiaries “at least for a short period of time,” according to the senior administration official.
FBI » and other federal law enforcement. Would keep working.
Parks » National Parks would close. The Smithsonian Institution’s museums and the National Zoo would be closed. Saturday’s Cherry Blossom Parade in Washington would be canceled.
Air traffic control » The Federal Aviation Administration refused to say whether it would shut down air traffic, referring questions to the Office of Management and Budget. That office didn’t respond to questions.

We’ll try to keep you updated on this. It is very possible that at the last minute either the president, senate, or the House may cave in to one another and come up with a compromise settlement. The President has dragged his feet on this thing and has played brinkmanship politics, running off to New York to honor his old friend, then nemesis, Community Organizer and often pain in the neck racial crusader Al Sharpton. That necessitated the late night meeting in the White House between House Speaker John Boehner, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, and President Barak Obama.


Apparently, they came up with nothing. Talks will, however, continue Thursday, Friday, and into Saturday morning in some form or fashion. Republicans blame the Democrats and they blame the Republicans. The Tea Party electees came to Congress wanting spending cuts of $100 million and the president and his side said no.
Finally, the Republicans came down to $60 million and the Democrats wouldn’t negotiate. A wily bunch, these donkeys are, wouldn’t you say? Now the President is at about $30 million and the Republicans are at $40 million.


I wonder if Donald Trump wants the presidency so bad that he’s prepared, along with Barak Obama, to buy the presidency (Trump’s own money against Obama’s union money) then the two should split the ten million difference and get this one settled. I’m sure Trump would be willing. But would the socialistic/communistic union boss4es go along? 


You see, it isn’t Barak Obama who decides things these days for america. It’s the unions he’s beholden to, so it’s the union bosses who run America and it will have to be the unions who decide if they will go along with coffing up $5 million to get this matter settled. I’m sure Trump would pay $5 million. Look what that would do for his prestige as a bone fide presidential candidate. Image, electing as president a man who could buy the United States. Comment on that below please. And comment on this also: If America can go without government workers in the nation’s capitol for a few days or weeks, maybe we don’t need such a large federal government. I think this is an opportunity for the nation to see how well things run without so many bureaucrats.
Don White

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>A World Dilemma: How To Pay Our Creditors

>One Radical Concept Deserves Another

The Dilemma Versus Doctor No’s Answer

President Obama has messed up the economy so badly that it is reason for pause and reflection. His blasé solution to the credit crisis has been to merely print new dollars that causes hyperinflation, but does he care? Here’s the conservatives’ countervailing idea to wipe away our debt and junk Obama’s printing press.

That’s what this paper is, “an idea,” and one ripe for dispute and debate – and maybe even right for the tough times in which we find ourselves. We need some new “creative juice” to figure out how America can return to who they once were, basic, hardworking, pure and good

A professor, whom we’ll call Doctor No, suggests we let our children solve the problem in a two-pronged attack. That is necessary because they are the ones who will get stuck with the Obama bill. Doctor No’s answer is that we accelerate and energize our education system, meaning kids can join the workforce earlier. Second, that we give tax breaks and incentives to teenagers who marry early, starting at age 16, which is already legal in many states with parental approval, thus growing our population and tax base. Doctor No suggests now is not the time for America to assume and assimilate 11 million unwelcome guests – “send them home.”
The dilemma is how does America respond to paying back the tremendous debt Barak Obama has created? Obama’s answer is inane — to tax our dwindling working class to death (now only 50 percent of the population), creating further unrest in an already badly divided country.

Is the answer higher taxes or more productive, better-educated people?

What is the solution to the problem of America’s newfound debt? We need a “countervailing idea” to save America, and the rest of the law-abiding world and so far the Obama people, despite campaign promises of real change, have failed to come up with one single new idea to pay back Obama’s soaring debt.

Before the advent of Obamamania, America was great, and it can become great again. But what’s going to spur us ahead as technology did the past 30 years? It isn’t socialism, communism, or government ownership of insurers and auto companies – even Obama admits he’s “not an engineer” and knows nothing of running a car company. As with most great ideas, Dr. No believes the answer is right before our noses, and it has to do with our kids and their kids who must pay back Obama’s onerous and excessive spending. It has to do with their social lives and schooling. Believe it or not, it’s a simple as that.
He and others believe we should supercharge our schools and the way we prepare kids for school, intricately retying them to the home and to the family. Yet, Obama has done nothing to strengthen the family, in fact wants to weaken families.
What’s the “change” President Obama had in mind during the election campaign which he is now bent on realizing through legislation, taxation, liberal judges, and moral persuasion?
He wants to abolish home schools and local control of schools. The first judge he appointed, David Hamilton, is a well-known anti-religion advocate who has banned prayer in schools if they even mention Jesus. Obama’s choice for deputy attorney general, David Ogden, has a history of defending gay rights causes including their demand that a man marrying another man is “marriage” in the classical sense and deserves the same legal respect at traditional marriage. He is also a proponent of ACLU issues that are often found in disharmony with the home and family. Obama is on record as opposing DOMA, the Defense of Marriage Act that requires that no state or other political subdivision within the United States) needs to treat a relationship between persons of the same sex as a marriage, even if the relationship is considered a marriage in another state; and that The federal government may not treat same-sex relationships as marriages for any purpose, even if concluded or recognized by one of the states. The bill was passed by Congress by a vote of 85-14 in the Senate[1] and a vote of 342-67 in the House of Representatives,[2] and was signed into law by President Bill Clinton on September 21, 1996. Obama has cut military spending to pre-World War II levels, weakening our country. Watch out Poland and the Czeck Republic. He’s about to negotiate away Bush’s well-thought-out missile defense system for your countries.
In 100 days President Obama failed to keep many campaign promises. He lied to the American people when three days after his inauguration he signed into law a bill that forces taxpayers to pay for abortions overseas.
He is using U.S. taxes to fund a United Nations program that underwrites forced abortions on young mothers in China.
Obama revoked conscience rights for medical personnel who object to performing abortions in U.S. clinics and hospitals.
He has warned his government will not support Catholic (or any religious) hospitals that refuse to do abortions.
During the campaign he called for transparency and an open administration that would consider ideas and beliefs of all Americans. But when it came right down to it, he failed to invite a single prolife proponent to his White House conference on health care.
He filled critical posts with the who’s who of pro-abortion groups. His choice for heading Health and Human Services was a known pro-abortion extremist, Kathleen Sebelius. The list of Obama’s assault on the home and family goes on and on and it includes his “green tax” plan to super tax all Americans’ utility bills this winter. Children will need more blankets at night. Many folks may have to turn their furnaces down five to ten degrees during the day and off at night, just to save enough to meet their bills.
Dr. No’s plan proposes to eventually fund Obama’s excesses and baby boomers’ social security retirement by creating a special new group of upper-income taxpayers who will graduate and go into the job force starting 13 years from plan inception. Meanwhile, it will require additional immediate funding to keep schools open year round. A school stimulus bill should be no problem for the hyper-spending Obama group. We need to drastically accelerate our children’s learning and maturation and that will take more money, a change in thinking, and smarter educators than we currently have in primary and secondary education. This translates into paying for what you get – more money for the best teachers.

Our children will save America, not Obama.
He’s a destroyer, a deceiver, and a derisive liar copycat, not a builder or a bringer of national unity, peace and prosperity. Obama lacks a single original, creative idea – his thoughts are those of discredited progressives and socialists; his aim is to grow government instead of growing and nourishing the minds of children and cementing children to families and reasserting state and local rights about schooling and reinstalling parents as the sole arbiters of curriculum which should include how to create, balance, and live by a home budget, goal setting and motivation, and principles of order, truth, and righteous living that parents, not government, can choose to instill into the minds of their kids.

I think most Americans are fed up with this liberal “block” to parents’ desires to teach more than just Darwinism in school. Each time a school wants to introduce prayer or even talk of known historical figures such as the Prophets Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob and the Christian savior of mankind, Jesus Christ, far left liberal judges like Obama appointee David Hamilton cry foul, separation of church and state, when in reality there is no such doctrine in America – not as Hamilton interprets it.

Can an accelerated public school system save America?
By going to school fulltime for nine years kids can graduate from high school at age thirteen and from an accelerated college at age 16 (3 years), prepared to enter the job market and find employment to support their families and their country. Many Americans agree with Dr. No. We have no choice, it’s imperative we do this.

Why?

Compounding the financial assault on America that President Obama has caused, no one’s talking about the imminent long period of baby boomer retirement. Paying for their benefits without an influx of new taxpayer funding will send us reeling further into skyrocketing inflation of no return – and I don’t mean money from ill-prepared future immigrants who don’t even yet speak English or from 11 million illegal aliens who can only add to our burden if they are allowed to stay here and become citizens which I adamantly oppose.

In his first 100 days of foolish out-of-control spending, President Obama has already rendered the U.S. insolvent and yet he acts like a drunken sailor, an insatiable partygoer, traveling each week to campaign in a new distant city, too drunk with his own popularity to think of the more than $350,000 cost he’s piling up per week, convincing somnolent liberals that such debt is good. Has anyone done the math? Jetting off somewhere in Air Force One, in four years he will have easily spent more than a hundred million dollars on mostly unnecessary trips, all of which are campaign oriented disguised as business. For a better estimate of costs, including what it cost him to go to Chicago twice in one week on a “Valentine date” go to Live Leak http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=94f_1234653724
They say that his gift to our children will be crib-through-retirement “coverage” so you’ll never have to worry about another thing. I say it’s a millstone with which he’s assaulting our families. You decide:

• 50-year-olds with a college degree will pay approximately $81,000 over their working life just to pay the interest on the debt in the Obama budget.
• 40-year-olds will pay $132,000.
• 20-year-olds, just starting out after college, will pay a whopping $114,000 just to service the interest on the debt created by the $3.4 trillion Obama budget.

American Solutions has put together an Obama Debt Calculator to determine how much President Obama’s deficits will cost you over your working life. Just go here, enter your age, your current salary, and get your Obama Debt Number.

With this kind of ever-accumulating debt, Obama’s gift to us and our kids, it’s not a matter of it being “nice” if they would graduate from college at age 16, it has become a national imperative so that they can join the job force, help rebuild America, fund baby-boomer retirements, and pay back the national debt.

Changing education in America won’t be easy. In a world where math and science is key, America isn’t merely lagging behind smaller nations, our kids’ performance has sucked. So bad were our scores six years ago that the San Francisco Chronicle said “Economic time bomb: U.S. teens are among worst in math.”

“World Crushes U.S. Kids in Math, Science,” said the Boston Herald.

The Organization For Economic Development and Cooperation (OECD) administers the exams. Fourth and eight graders are run through a battery of tests called Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMMS).

American kids raised their scores in 2007. Twenty-three countries scored lower than the best U.S. fourth graders while six countries were higher: Singapore, Hong Kong SAR, Japan, Chinese Taipei, Latvia, and the Netherlands.
Our best eighth graders were higher than that of 34 countries and lower than six countries: Chinese Taipei, Korea, Singapore, Hong Kong SAR, Japan, and Hungary.

How can we improve American scores? Some suggest sending all the illegal aliens home and loosening immigration requirements for people from Hong Kong, SAR, Japan, Chinese Taipei, Latvia, Singapore, and Hungary. Theoretically, that could eventually stimulate our test scores and we could graduate more scientists and mathematicians. But that belies the real problem, which is in our primary and secondary educational systems, not in the students. It has long been known that students from foreign nations outscore Americans in college math and science classes and go on to become the brightest graduate students, landing the best-paying jobs in industry and government. That is just downright shameful.
What should we do? We need to cut out the crap and intensify. We should install some rigorous student/teacher expectations and motivation, and boil down our nine-month, 12-year K1-12 public education into 9 years – starting at age four not six – and school them 12 months of the year, not nine. Starting at age 4 and going 9 years, students could graduate from what we now consider high school at age 13, enter an accelerated college program or tech school and graduate with a bachelor degree when age 16.
Dr. No suggests incentives: Offer money and marriage at age 16 as incentive for succeeding in this supercharged learning process.
Someone has said that if youth could marry younger they would tend to focus more time on studying and less time on games and nightlife. Therefore, the other half of the plan has to do with providing incentives for married college students regardless of age. If the above concentrated schooling works, as we know it will, the brightest of our children will be graduating from high school at age 13 and from college when they are 16. Each state has decided (see chart below) the best age for marriage –and if necessary they could pass legislation accordingly. In some countries, in certain circumstances, it is legal at age 12 for a female to marry and age 16 for a male. To legalize marriage for kids under age 18 some states may have to change marriage and child protection laws. Generally, state child protection laws do not allow marriage until age 18 when a minor reaches his/her majority but with parent and/or court approval that can be changed. A minor is defined as anyone under age 18. States may have to rework child protection laws to allow parents of a boy and girl to grant consent for them to marry at age 16 or even earlier if prearranged by the parents. That means parents would choose who their children would marry and house them in the home of the girl until age 18 when, if possible, they could find their own housing.
There’s nothing new about Dr. No’s marriage redux. In the old days prearranged marriages were common and successful. Divorce was almost unheard of.
Follow Finland’s Example For Higher ACT Scores
Finland has some of the highest ACT scores in the world. How do they do it? They go to school almost year-round and do not have sports teams and cheerleading to crowd out student study time. We can do that too, and in fact go them one better: graduate them from college at age 16. The day of high schools and colleges acting as “farm clubs” for major league sports teams must end. Let them pay for and bring along their own athletes in other ways. Schools should become the province for learning, and that doesn’t have to include being a sports training center.
Let’s Have A National Debate On Early Marriage:
But what would motivate this kind of educational blitzkrieg? Dr. No believes that would be sex and marriage at age 16 or before. You can’t make them marry early, but he believes that through money grants and preferential tax treatment we can encourage all boys and girls to marry at age 16, with parent approval of course and after they have established themselves in careers or taken the accelerated college degree course or its four-year equivalent. “Never discount sex and marriage as a great motivator for many teens,” he said.
These kids would be taking a backward step to a prior time when it was common for twelve-year-olds to be given in marriage and parent children. In those days youths didn’t have drug or illicit sex problems. They were going home at night and sleeping with their legal spouses, birthing children, and preparing them for the accelerated educational system.
For the first three years of their lives, children could be learning not only to walk and talk, but to read, write, and compute. They could know the fundamentals of math, science, English and foreign languages taught by literate parents or surrogates before age 4. They would learn about parenting and their future – a coming role as moms and dads.

>What If Chrysler and GM Go Bankrupt — Why Did Our Smart President Spend So Much of Our Hard-Earned Money On Them? What Say You, Mr. President?

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NYT: U.S. reportedly preparing Chrysler for bankruptcy… as early as next week

According to a story from The New York Times, the Treasury Department and Chrysler are readying Chapter 11 bankruptcy documents for filing as early as next week.

The report goes on to say that the filing carries with it an “agreement in principle” with the United Auto Workers that would protect members’ benefits packages, including pension and retiree health care obligations.

Whither Fiat? Apparently, the Italian automaker is still very much in the picture, although under this arrangement, it would not reach its stake-holding deal until after Chrysler is already in bankruptcy court. The big outstanding question is where this leaves Chrysler’s lenders, who are owed nearly $7 billion.

Some industry watchers are apparently wondering aloud if the bankruptcy filling preparation work is merely a ploy to turn the screws on lenders, who have balked at previous proposals designed to reduce Chrysler debt. More details at the link below.

UPDATE:
Chrysler’s response to the NYT article is posted below the fold.

[The New York Times | Image: Bill Pugliano/Getty]