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Two years ago Salon.com praises the fiscal policy of Argentina for expansive monetary policy of fiat currency manipulation, national macroeconomic policy and nationalization of key industries:
http://www.slate.com/articles/business/moneybox/2012/05/spain_greece_and_portugal_should_quit_the_euro_it_s_the_only_way_to_save_their_doomed_economies_.html

Two  years ago Paul Krugman, progressive economist and influential New York Times columnist, praises Argentina for the same things:
http://krugman.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/05/03/down-argentina-way/?_php=true&_type=blogs&_r=0

Krugman and Salon have long supported expanding similar economic policy in the U.S., and two years ago the Cato institute calls them out on this:
http://www.cato.org/blog/krugmans-love-affair-kirchner-model-argentina

Two years pass.  What’s happening right now?

Argentina is defaulting:

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-07-30/argentina-defaults-according-to-s-p-as-debt-meetings-continue.html

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I’m sorry but the madness of our President needs to stop. Now.

Does this make any sense whatsoever? With our Border Patrol busy trying to herd this tide of illegal immigrants, it’s just a matter of time until Al Qaeda or Iran smuggles in a suit case bomb or something into our country.

Read this first paragraph from the latest news story. Does this make any sense whatsoever? Apart from wanting to break the law to let as many people in here illegally as possible, at the price of responsible people who are in line to immigrate legally?

It should make you doubly mad if you consider that Elian Gonzales was returned to a Communist country under the guise that, “a child should be with their parent, regardless the cost”. Now the President wants to:

“U.S. Considering Refugee Status for Hondurans”

“Hoping to stem the recent surge of migrants at the Southwest border, the Obama administration is considering whether to allow hundreds of minors and young adults from Honduras into the United States without making the dangerous trek through Mexico, according to a draft of the proposal.”

He’s completely tipped his hand with this one.  If you had any doubt that this tide of illegal immigration has been by design, instigated by this administration, wonder no longer.

I’m sorry but our President is entirely lawless and reckless. This is literal madness. Please tell me if you think I’m wrong.

Stem the surge of immigrants flying them directly in?

The article is at: http://www.nytimes.com/2014/07/25/world/americas/administration-weighs-plan-to-move-processing-of-youths-seeking-entry-to-honduras-.html?_r=0

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Addendum

Average per capita GDP for Honduras for 2011-2013 was $4,591 per person, ranking them number 131 out of 185 nations on the earth. There are 29 countries where the per capita GDP is less than half of that, including Haiti at $1,703 per person.  There are 82 countries where average GDP is less than double ($9,188) what Honduras per capita GDP is – or 44% of the nations on the earth.  The U.S. is only 12th in the world at $53,143 per capita GDP.

By the way, if you Google “7.5 trillion divided by 310 million“, you’ll see the amount of per capita debt President Obama has saddled our nation with in just 5/12 years; this is wealth transferred from the U.S. to other nations, money which we and our children will have to pay back.

Interestingly we have now been surpassed in per capita GDP by Hong Kong, who even though it belongs to China still operates with economic freedom, which comes in at $53,203.

Are we going to fly children in from the 54 countries which have lower per capita GDP than Honduras?  Should we fly in children from the 147 nations producing less than half of the U.S. per capita GDP?  That’s 79% of the nations of the earth, including China ($11,904) and India ($5,410?  = Numerically very close to Honduras?).

It’s also worth noting that on the lists of countries with the most economic freedom, we have now been surpassed in per capita GDP by 3 of the nations with more economic freedom than we have.  Of the remaining 8 with greater per capita GDP, 6 are major oil producers and 2 are major banking centers.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_countries_by_GDP_%28PPP%29_per_capita
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_countries_by_economic_freedom

On average President Obama has added 1.4 Trillion ~per year~ to the national debt since he’s been in office. That’s wealth transferred away from the U.S. to nations like China.

That number – 1.4 Trillion – is equal to $4,400 ~per capita per year~ for the U.S.  This means every month the Federal government has transferred almost $370 of wealth ~per U.S. citizen~ to foreign nations and bankers.

Every day you’re getting up and walking around, the Federal government under President Obama has been transferring more than $12 of your future wealth – you personally, because all of us will pay the price eventually ~WITH interest~ in the form of taxes and inflation – more than $12 of your future wealth to foreign and private powers.

Imagine the President coming into your home, opening your wallet and taking out $15.  And then opening up your wife’s purse and taking $15 out of that.  And then going to each of your kid’s piggy banks and counting out $15 in change per child.  On Sunday.  And then, on Monday, coming back into your house, fishing out your wallet, and removing $15.  And then going to your wife’s purse…  Each and every day.  For 5 1/2 years.  That’s exactly what your President and his Democratic Senate have done.  For over 2000 days in a row now.

And you thought you’ve been just breaking even for the last 5 1/2 years.

The millions who have “opted out” of the labor market are a drop in the bucket compared to what’s going to happen when our nation faces the real repercussions of having more consumers than producers, and when the interest from the Trillions in debt catches up to us. This kind of thing only ends one way – devaluation of currency and poverty.

President Obama is presiding over the largest transfer in wealth in the history of the world BY FAR, and it’s away from the U.S.

This was the dream of his father – a Kenyan National Socialist who hated Britain and all other first world “colonial” powers, the dream of his anti-American, Communist grandfather and friends. It was the dream of his community-organizing predecessor, Saul Alinsky. The impoverishing and diminishment of the most unjust, Capitalist, colonial power in the world in their eyes.

And many, many progressive leaders feel exactly the same.

Google it.

And don’t forget to Google “7.5 trillion divided by 310 million”

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U.S. Constitution Article VI, Section 3:

The Senators and Representatives before mentioned, and the Members of the several State Legislatures, and all executive and judicial Officers, both of the United States and of the several States, shall be bound by Oath or Affirmation, to support this Constitution; but no religious Test shall ever be required as a Qualification to any Office or public Trust under the United States.

No religious test shall be required as a qualification for public office.  But our President, in showing his lack of respect for individuals and the U.S. Constitution, is now requiring a religious test for charities who do work with the Government.  Specifically, Christian groups like World Vision, World Relief and Catholic Charities will be prohibited from working together with the government unless they hire individuals who choose to pursue lifestyles which are at odds with the group’s faiths.

There is a world of difference between a person’s DNA – what they are – and aspects of lifestyle which they choose to exercise.  Some people take vows of chastity.  Some people pursue marriage.  Others do not.  Discriminating against religious groups based on freedom of association in an area of behavior is reprehensible.  Mark my words, if this form of religious discrimination is tolerated, the next thing the President will probably do is apply the same religious test to church tax exempt status.

Ironically, the already existing threat to church’s tax exempt statuses if a group simply speaks out about politics is itself an arbitrary and capricious concept made up in it’s present form by President Johnson when he was a Senator, because church groups and non profits were speaking out against his voter fraud and progressive agenda.  For 230 years before this, churches were the civic centers of communities.  Politics were freely discussed, as were social issues of the day.  It would do America much good to get back to that model.

Again, no person should be discriminated against for what they are.  We do not get to choose our genealogy and the DNA which we are born with.  But we do get to choose our behaviors and have freedom of association.  For organizations of religious faith, just like any other organization, there are standards for membership and leadership.  Those standards should line up with the  holy texts and teachings of the given institution.  Otherwise, religious freedom is at stake.

The news article on this is at:  http://www.christianitytoday.com/ct/2014/july-web-only/obama-executive-orders-sexual-orientation-discrimination.html

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NASA predicts that we will find extra terrestrial life in the next 20 years.  Who knows, we may.  But there is a problem with their motivation.  In terms of NASA’s current position, this is not science, it’s philosophy based on blind faith in an ex nihilo self-generating universe or multiverse and in random abiogenesis, neither of which has ever been observed.

If you bring this up, they would probably respond with two philosophical propositions, both of which are logic fallacies.

“Well, we’ve never seen God directly so therefore there is no God.” This is a non-sequitur. As I point out above, we’ve never observed multiverse or abiogenesis.  We’ve also never observed phyletic gradualism or punctuated equilibrium; neither in nature, the fossil record or the lab.  Bacteria becoming bacteria, moths becoming moths and finches becoming finches are all simply examples of trait dominance shift within existing genetic pools.

“There are multiple mutually exclusive explanations for God (such as “Spaghetti Monster”), therefore none is correct and there is no God.” This is argumentum ad logicam- assuming that just because one theory is spurious therefore every theory is spurious.

If they further said God cannot be proven, that is equally true of all the theories I mention above.

The fact is ~any~ position regarding God or unknown questions of origins is philosophical at this point, ~not~ scientific.

But Secularists in our government continue to promote and outright legislate the world view of Metaphysical Naturalism (the blind faith assertion that, “The cosmos is all that is, or ever was, or ever will be”) and Humanism, never seeing that to the degree they have unthinking devotion and blind faith in a mythical, self-creating universe and self-generating life, they are not pursuing science but philosophy.

Every observation or fact offered up as evidence for those two beliefs (speed of light, red-shift, similarity of features and re-use of DNA among life forms, etc.) could just as easily be interpreted as supporting a belief in design.

The Secularist push to promote Metaphysical Naturalism and Humanism within government is also directly responsible for the recent rise in paganism, the occult and animism among our youth, because what passes for modern science these days – at least in terms of cosmological and ontological theory – is nothing more than a step backwards to looking at nature and life as being mythical and self creating.

This Secularist view of the world informs an indoctrinee’s thoughts in origins, daily decision making and morality, which means it inherently ~is~ a form of religion. It effectively constitutes an officially sanctioned religious paganism in our schools and government funded scientific circles.

We’ve been searching the skies for 30 years for a binary radio signal from space which could be taken as a sign of intelligence.  And yet to this day most scientists refuse to consider the possibility that a quaternary programming language capable of coding everything from a blade of grass to Gisele Bundchen could have been the product of intelligence.

I say we don’t have to wait 20 years to see a sign of extra terrestrial intelligence.

The news story regarding NASA’s prediction of finding intelligent life is at:

http://connecticut.cbslocal.com/2014/07/15/nasa-humans-will-prove-we-are-not-alone-in-the-universe-within-20-years/

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