BY A 15 yr. OLD SCHOOL KID who got an A+ for this entry
Since the Pledge of Allegiance
The Lord’s Prayer
Are not allowed in most
Public schools anymore
Because the word ‘God‘ is mentioned…..
A kid in Arizona wrote the attached
NEW School prayer:
“New Pledge of Allegiance”
Now I sit me down in school
Where praying is against the rule
For this great nation under God
Finds mention of Him very odd.
If scripture now the class recites,
It violates the Bill of Rights.
And anytime my head I bow
Becomes a Federal matter now.
Our hair can be purple, orange or green,
That’s no offense; it’s a freedom scene..
The law is specific, the law is precise.
Prayers spoken aloud are a serious vice.
For praying in a public hall
Might offend someone with no faith at all..
In silence alone we must meditate,
God’s name is prohibited by the state.
We’re allowed to cuss and dress like freaks,
And pierce our noses, tongues and cheeks…
They’ve outlawed guns, but FIRST the Bible.
To quote the Good Book makes me liable.
We can elect a pregnant Senior Queen,
And the ‘unwed daddy,’ our Senior King.
It’s ‘inappropriate’ to teach right from wrong,
We’re taught that such ‘judgments’ do not belong…
We can get our condoms and birth controls,
Study witchcraft, vampires and totem poles ..
But the Ten Commandments are not allowed,
No word of God must reach this crowd.
It’s scary here I must confess,
When chaos reigns the school’s a mess.
So, Lord, this silent plea I make:
Should I be shot; My soul please take!
If you aren’t ashamed to do this, Please pass this on..
Jesus said, ‘If you are ashamed of me, I will be ashamed of you before my Father.’
February 4, 2013 by Tim Young
Most of you are probably familiar with Google Maps, where you can search for directions to wherever you need to go and even get a street view of the area. Google literally paid for trucks to go around with cameras on them in order to record this information. Not a big deal, right?
Just in case you don’t know what that means, if you have Wi-Fi in your house and it didn’t have a password on it to protect it, odds are that Google has all of your personal information.
What do I mean by personal information? Everything. Passwords, websites you’ve visited, financial records, absolutely anything that you have ever done on your home computer, Google now has.
Think about it this way: If you can’t live without the Internet, odds are that Google has your life.
The FCC Did Nothing
Apparently, according to the FCC, Google did nothing wrong. That’s right. According to the government (which, by the way, has millions of dollars’ worth of contracts with Google), the company had a right to spy on you.
Actually, that’s not quite right. Google did do something wrong, according to the FCC, it delayed the information it gave to the FCC.
The world’s leading search engine said that searching its own employees’ emails and getting statements from them “would be a time-consuing and burdensome task.”
The company can gather all of your personal information in a nanosecond from the air outside of your house, yet it said it would take too long to get the information about why it did it.
For delaying a Federal investigation, Google, of course, was fined heavily and people were sent to jail, right? Wrong. For all of that, the company was fined $25,000.
What does that “hefty” fine mean to Google?
Take all the money you have out of your pocket. Now take the lint out of the bottom of that pocket. That lint has the same value to you as a $25,000 fine does to Google. It’s not even a slap on the wrist; it’s more like an endorsement.
When contacted, Google’s employees refused to make statements as to why they were recording this information. That sounds like they have something to hide, doesn’t it?
Oh, and don’t think Google has pulled this trick off just in America. It did the exact same thing in 29 other major countries. Google doesn’t just spy on U.S. citizens; it spies on the world.
No one has rights in a Google-run world. And our government (which, let me remind you again, contracts Google to supply it data) is doing nothing to stop it.
It Isn’t Just Google
In 2002, an AT&T employee couldn’t understand why National Security Agency representatives were suddenly visiting his office in San Francisco on a regular basis. He had never seen them in the office before and couldn’t figure out why they would have anything to do with the phone and Internet provider.
His curiosity got the best of him, so he followed a few people around his office building, which led him to discover that the sixth floor of his building was under considerable construction and security.
This made no sense to the man, who kept poking around until he found documents describing what was in the room. What he found should shock you.
The NSA had contracted AT&T to build this secret room and collect all of the data from 16 major phone and Internet companies.
That’s right: all of the data. Every phone call, every Internet site, every password, every financial record. You get the idea.
Basically, any piece of information that came from you, AT&T collected and sent off to the government.
The NSA says it doesn’t read through information that has been given to it. It says that a computer sorts through this information and that it is never really looked at by human eyes unless it’s linked to a terrorist organization. If the data weren’t linked to anything criminal like that, it was deleted; or so the NSA says.
Fast-forward to a directive from President Barack Obama in 2012. As was reported a few weeks ago on Absolute Rights, the President signed an executive order that allowed the NSA to keep non-terror linked information for up to five years.
That’s an interesting number, isn’t it?
The data that has been stored from AT&T since that mysterious room was built has most likely been sitting on a shelf all that time.
But who needs that old data anyway when Google is updating it daily?
What Can You Do?
You need to protect your privacy. Sure, that’s easy to say; but there are things that can be done to help secure your data.
First, know your rights or the lack thereof.
Know that people are out there ripping off your information. So protect your Internet with a password. Don’t keep connections open. Clearly, the government isn’t going to stop companies from spying on you; what makes you think it doesn’t already do the same thing?
You should know that you have little to no privacy over everything transmitted over the Internet. That means emails, data and even phone calls.
Yes, phone calls on the Internet on what is called Voice Over Internet Protocol, or VOIP, are up for grabs to whomever would like to listen to them.
The only phone calls protected now are those on land lines and some cellphones.
The next thing you can do is to not put personal information on the Internet. If you don’t need to bank online, don’t.
Sure, things seem convenient when you are sitting at home ordering whatever you need off of the Internet; but how convenient is it when you’re being tracked by everyone and everything who has the technology to do so?
Finally, base your life in the real world and not online.
That may sound silly; but if you can’t live without the Internet, you’re in trouble.
Make sure that you can really function without the Internet. Don’t rely on it for everything. It should be common sense that if a luxury like electricity goes away, so do things like the Internet. If you can’t make it without the Web, not only will you not survive a major disaster, but you may not be able to survive even a minor thunderstorm.
It’s important to know that your information is out there. With the recent discoveries about how Google and AT&T operate, odds are that all of your information is already out there. Make sure you take the proper precautions to protect yourself from all of the eyes that may be looking over you.
It isn’t a safe world out there, and knowing that your private lives have been spied on by Google and other companies doesn’t feel good; but it is good to know.
If you know what is going on around you in the world, you can prepare for it.
Be smarter than they think you are.
OIL – You better be sitting down when you read this!
They just bought two new Kenworth’s to add to that fleet; one being a Tri Drive tractor and a new 65-ton lowboy to go with it.
They also bought two new cranes (one crawler & one rubber tired) for that division.
Dave Cruz said they have moved more rigs in the last six months in ND than Cruz Construction moved in Alaska in the last six years.
Williston is like a gold rush town; they moved one of our 40-man camps down there since there are no rooms available.
Unemployment in ND is the lowest in the nation at 3.4 percent, last checked.
See anything in the national news about how the oil industry is fueling North Dakota ‘s economy?
Here’s an astonishing read of important and verifiable information:
About six months ago, the writer was watching a news program on oil and one of the Forbes Bros. was the guest.
The host said to Forbes, “I am going to ask you a direct question and I would like a direct answer. How much oil does the U.S. have in the ground?”
Forbes did not miss a beat, he said, “more than all the Middle East put together.”
The U. S.. Geological Service issued a report in April 2008 that only scientists and oil men knew was coming, but man was it big.
It was a revised report (hadn’t been updated since 1995) on how much oil was in this area of the western 2/3 of North Dakota,
western South Dakota, and extreme eastern Montana.
Check THIS out:
The Bakken is the largest domestic oil discovery since
Alaska ‘s Prudhoe Bay , and has the potential to
eliminate all American dependence on foreign oil. The Energy Information Administration (EIA) estimates it at 503 billion barrels. Even if just 10% of the oil is recoverable ( 5 billion barrels), at $107 a barrel, we’re looking at a resource base worth more than $5.3 trillion.
“When I first briefed legislators on this, you could practically see their jaws hit the floor.”
They had no idea..” says Terry Johnson, the Montana Legislature’s financial analyst.
“This sizable find is now the highest-producing onshore oil field found in the past 56 years,” reports The Pittsburgh Post Gazette .
It’s a formation known as the Williston Basin , but is more commonly referred to as the ‘Bakken.’
It stretches from Northern Montana, through North Dakota and into Canada .
For years, U. S. oil exploration has been considered a dead end.
Even the ‘Big Oil’ companies gave up searching for major oil wells decades ago.
However, a recent technological breakthrough has opened up the Bakken’s massive reserves, and we now have access of up to 500 billion barrels. And because this is light, sweet oil, those billions of barrels will cost Americans just $16 PER BARREL !!!!!!
That’s enough crude to fully fuel the American economy for 2041 years straight.
And if THAT didn’t throw you on the floor, then this next one should – because it’s from 2006 !!!
U.. S. Oil Discovery – Largest Reserve in the World
Stansberry Report Online – 4/20/2006
Hidden 1,000 feet beneath the surface of the Rocky Mountains lies the largest untapped oil reserve in the world.
It is more than 2 TRILLION barrels. On August 8, 2005 President Bush mandated its extraction.
In three and a half years of high oil prices none has been extracted.
With this motherload of oil, why are we still fighting over off-shore drilling?
They reported this stunning news:
We have more oil inside our borders, than all the other proven reserves on earth.
Here are the official estimates:
8 times as much oil as Saudi Arabia ,
18 times as much oil as Iraq ,
21 times as much oil as Kuwait ,
22 times as much oil as Iran ,
500 times as much oil as Yemen ,
and it’s all right here in the Western United States !!!
HOW can this BE? HOW can we NOT BE extracting this? Because the environmentalists and others have blocked all efforts to help America become independent of foreign oil!
Again, we are letting a small group of people dictate our lives and our economy. WHY?
James Bartis, lead researcher with the study says we have more oil in this very compact area
than the entire Middle East , more than 2 TRILLION barrels untapped. That’s more than all the proven oil reserves of crude oil in the world today, reports The Denver Post .
Don’t think ‘OPEC‘ will drop its price even with this find? Think again! It’s all about the competitive marketplace, it has to.
Think OPEC just might be funding the environmentalists?
Got your attention yet? Now, while you’re thinking about it, do this:
Pass this along. If you don’t take a little time to do this, then you should stifle yourself the next time you complain about gas prices. By doing NOTHING, you forfeit your right to complain.
Now I just wonder what would happen in this country if every one of you sent this to everyone in your address book.
By the way, this can be verified. Check it out at the link below !!!
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“Life is not the way it’s supposed to be. It’s the way it is. The way you cope with it is what makes the difference.
I have been watching the price and availability of ammunition over the past months and my personal research found that ammunition was going off the shelves as fast as the retailers were getting it in. Weapons are flying off the shelves. I received the following from a relative in Ohio, it gives a better picture on what is happening. Your Comments are always welcome. Thanks, Dan
Looks as if the gun industry owes Obama an award for being its greatest salesman — in history!
|“This is a society preparing to go to war.”INVENTORY UPDATE: We traveled to Texas for industry meetings concerning the shortages, here’s what we were told.
Smith & Wesson-is running at Full capacity making 300+ guns/day-mainly M&P pistols. They are unable to produce any more guns to help with the shortages.
RUGER: Plans to increase from 75% to 100% in the next 90 days.
FNH: Moving from 50% production to 75% by Feb 1st and 100% by March 1.
Armalite: Maxed out.
DPMS: Can’t get enough parts to produce any more product.
COLT: Production runs increasing weekly…bottle necked by Bolt carrier’s.
LWRC:Making only black guns, running at full capacity…can’t get enough gun quality steel to make barrels.
SpringfieldArmory: Only company who can meet demand but are running 30-45 days behind.
AMMO: Every caliber is now Allocated! We are looking at a nation wide shortage of all calibers over the next 9 months. All plants are producing as much ammo as possible w/ of 1 BILLION rounds produced weekly. Most is military followed by L.E. and civilians are third in line.
MAGPUL is behind 1 MILLION mags, do not expect any large quantities of magpul anytime soon.
RELOADERS… ALL Remington, Winchester , CCI & Federal primers are going to ammo FIRST. There are no extra’s for reloading purposes… it could be 6-9 months before things get caught up.
Sorry for the bleak news, but now we know what to expect in the coming months. Stay tuned, we’ll keep you posted…
Related commentary from Bob Owens:
They didn’t know when they’d be getting anything back in stock, from magazines to rifles to pistols. Manufacturers were running full-bore, but couldn’t come close to keeping up with market demand. It wasn’t just the AR-15s, the AK-pattern rifles, the M1As, and the FALs that were sold out. It really hit me when I realized that the World War-era M1 Garands, M1 carbines, and Enfield .303s were gone, along with every last shell.
Ubiquitous Mosin-Nagants—of which every gun store always seems to have 10-20—were gone. So was their ammo. Only a dust free space marked their passing. I’ve never seen anything like it.
Every weapon of military utility designed within the past 100+ years was gone.
This isn’t a society stocking up on certain guns because they fear they may be banned.
This is a society preparing for war.
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