Family of Man is all-connected as never before in the history of civilization.
All problems facing global civilization are, at heart, communication problems.
How we “come-into-unity” is the process that defines conscience and community.
A clear and compelling vision for that process heals all divisions and dis-ease.
All it would take is a few good leaders who get the vision and make it compelling.
U.S. Founders began the process with a Constitution of self-rule vision and virtue.
Now that vision could mediate the mass media’s collective conscience with LOVE.
The higher the vision of universal LOVE, the greater the results for all humanity.
The media is the message that either upgrades our Constitutional freedoms, or not.
The Internet provides the common carrier for all print, radio and TV information.
Common sense of, by and for this common carrier requires higher-common ground.
instant-everywhere-interactive common sense requires the virtue of conscience.
Those who seize the high ground in this struggle are those who LOVE above all.
The wisdom of history tells us that universal LOVE is the heart and soul of conscience.
The global rEVOLUTION
in higher conscience
is centered and connected with
The system is the solution – how LOVE is the genesis of media reform that heals all.
Wise dominion frames all information IN FORMATION with LOVE-centric virtue.
True servant leaders are those who make LOVE the standard for “come-into-unity”.
VISION, embrace the VIRTUE, make the VOW and claim the VICTORY.
TAKE COMMAND! IT’S YOUR LIFE, YOUR WORLD, YOUR RESPONSE ABILITY!
Conscience IS what Conscience DOES.
“To know what is right and not to
do it is the worst cowardice."
“Must the citizen ever for a
moment, or in the least degree, resign his
conscience to the legislator? Why has every man a conscience then?
"I think that we should be men first, and subjects afterward.
It is not desirable to cultivate a respect for the law,
so much as for the right.”
-- Henry D. Thoreau
"Each man must for himself alone
decide what is right and what is wrong,
which course is patriotic and which isn't. You cannot shirk this and be a man.
To decide against your conviction is to be an unqualified and inexcusable traitor,
both to yourself and to your country."
- Mark Twain
that transmutes and transcends fear
The challenge facing the whole world is a struggle of, by and for
the soul of mankind, striving for conscience as kind men.
There are consequences for
that denies the importance of conscience.
And there are good consequences
for the good conscience of all
whereby the rule of
It’s what we make of
"Those who profess
to favor freedom, and yet depreciate agitation, are men who want crops without
plowing up the ground.
They want rain without thunder and lightning. They want the ocean without the awful roar of its waters.
This struggle may be a moral one; or it may be a physical one; or it may be both moral and physical;
but it must be a struggle!
Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did, and it never will.
Find out just what people will submit to, and you have found out the exact amount
of injustice and wrong which will be imposed upon them; and these will continue
until they are resisted with either words or blows, or with both.
The limits of tyrants are prescribed by the endurance of those whom they oppress."
- Thomas Paine, the CONSCIENCE that sparked the American Revolution
“I figure what’s right and then I go ahead”
- Davie Crockett
"The hottest places in hell are
reserved for those who,
in a time of moral crisis, maintain their neutrality."
- Dante, The Inferno
"If, in order to escape
a man closes his eyes and mind… if he evades the facts
of the issue and struggles not to know… he cannot be
regarded as 'gray'; morally, he is as 'black' as they come."
- Ayn Rand
“When a man who is honestly
mistaken hears the truth,
he will either cease being mistaken, or cease being honest.”
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Network for the Net worth of Net
that makes LOVE the interactive interface standard
for mass-to-mass TeLeComm in our global village.
THE MEDIA IS THE MESSAGE – NET REALITY IS THE NEW COMMONS.
USE IT FOR CONSCIENTIOUS COMMON SENSE
OR WE LOSE IT.
"Public opinion sets bounds to every government,
and is the real sovereign in every free one."
- James Madison, Chief Architect of the Constitution
“The message in the new Internet
media is ultimately defined
and refined by the laws
and language of consciousness at the heart of the interactive PROCESS that shapes our
conscience, our communities and civilization at large. This is the PROCESS that involves
and evolves our individual and collective CONSCIENCE with the heart of compassion and
the mind of G.O.D. This PROCESS is the "product" whereby LOVE-centric media is thus
the message that says "We are One"... all-connected and networked together as the
Family of Man in a tight-knit community that Marshall McLuhan called a "global village".
- Christos Lightweaver
"We have the greatest opportunity the world has ever seen, as long as we remain honest
which will be as long as we can keep the attention of our people alive. If they once become
inattentive to public affairs, you and I, and Congress and Assemblies, judges and governors
would all become wolves."
- Thomas Jefferson, Author, Declaration of Independence
"[T]he necessity of any Government
is a misfortune. This necessity however exists;
and the problem to be solved is, not what form of Government is perfect,
but which of the forms is least imperfect."
- James Madison, 4th U.S. President
“The foundation for good
government is ultimately the
Constitution of Conscience.
An individual or civilization can rise no higher than the conscience of
soul integrity that defines, refines, combines and shines
the collective conscience of all good souls.
- Christos Lightweaver
THE VIRTUE OF GOOD CONSCIENCE
"While the people are
they cannot be subdued;
but when once they lose their virtue then will be ready
to surrender their liberties to the first
external or internal invader."
- Samuel Adams
"If men were angels, no
government would be necessary.
If angels were to govern men, neither external nor internal
controls on government would be necessary."
[from James Madison, Federalist no. 51]
THE CALL TO CONSCIENCE
"It is only when the People become
ignorant and corrupt, when they degenerate
into a populace, that they are incapable of exercising their sovereignty.
Let us, by all wise and constitutional measures,
promote intelligence and virtues among the People,
as the best means of preserving our liberties."
--James Monroe, 5th U.S. President, 1817-1825
THE VIRTUE IN THE CONSTITUTION IS THE CONSCIENCE OF VIRTUE
"Miracles do not cluster. Hold on
to the Constitution of the United States of America and the Republic for which
What has happened once in six thousand years may never happen again. Hold on to your Constitution,
for if the American Constitution shall fail there will be anarchy throughout the world."
- Daniel Webster
THE CONSTITUTION UNDER ATTACK
"Stop throwing the Constitution in
It's just a goddamned piece of paper!"
- George W. Bush at www.heartcom.org/Bushit.htm
"Of all the enemies to
public liberty, war is, perhaps, the most to be dreaded
because it comprises and develops the germ of every other...
No nation could preserve its freedom in the midst of continual warfare."
- James Madison, Chief Architect of the Constitution, April 20, 1795
“Experience hath shewn, that even under the best forms of government
those entrusted with power have, in time, and
by slow operations, perverted it into tyranny.”
- Thomas Jefferson
Ever so gradually – “by
slow operations” -- the
encroachment of tyranny
"Step by step, American liberty is disappearing. Americans are being ruled, regulated,
restricted, licensed, registered, directed, checked, inspected, measured, numbered,
counted, rated, stamped, censured, authorized, admonished, refused, prevented,
drilled, indoctrinated, monopolized, extorted, robbed, hoaxed, fined, harassed,
disarmed, dishonored, fleeced, exploited, assessed, and taxed
to the point of suffocation and desperation."
“If Tyranny and
Oppression come to this land,
it will be in the guise of fighting a foreign enemy.”
- James Madison, while a United States Congressman
the power, the more dangerous the abuse."
- Edmund Burke
"Power tends to corrupt, and
absolute power corrupts absolutely."
- Prof. John E. E. D. Acton
"Power draws the corrupted;
absolute power would draw the absolutely corrupted."
- Colin Barth
"The issue today is the same as it
has been throughout all history,
whether man shall be allowed to govern himself
or be ruled by a small elite.
I think we have more machinery of
government than is necessary;
too many parasites living on the labor of the industrious.”
-- Thomas Jefferson
THE DANGER OF ELITE-PARASITIC
CONCENTRATIONS OF WEALTH AND POWER
DUE TO GIANT CORPORATIONS WITH NO ALLEGIANCE TO THE CONSTITUTION
"Fascism should more
appropriately be called
because it is a merger of state and corporate power."
- Mussolini [See “Fascism in America”]
“How long will the wealth of
America concentrate in the hands of the super-rich corporate powers
who put their profit above the Constitution? How long will the corporate media
– owned and programmed by war profiteers -- continue the destruction of the middle class
due to globalization of corporate profits that move jobs and livelihoods to China
while denigrating core freedoms in our own country?
Where is the love in trends that sabotage our self-reliance, our sacred labor
and the sense of the sacred for life and liberty?
– Christos Lightweaver
"As riches increase and accumulate
in few hands, as luxury prevails
in society, virtue will be in a greater degree considered as only
a graceful appendage of wealth, and the tendency of things will
be to depart from the republican (government of laws) standard."
"In the end, more than they wanted
freedom, they wanted security.
They wanted a comfortable life, and they lost it all -- security, comfort, and freedom.
When the Athenians finally wanted not to give to society but for society to give to them,
when the freedom they wished for most was freedom from responsibility,
then Athens ceased to be free."
Robert D. Hales in an address delivered at the United States Air Force
in Colorado Springs, Colorado on May 3, 1998: [complete text]
That is why most men dread it."
- George Bernard Shaw, Maxims for Revolutions, 1903
"The way to protect human freedom is to make sure that
your society is one in which the benefits of being a member of the society
are so tempting and so great that people will take responsibility
in order for it to happen."
- Daniel Dennett
WHO WILL TELL THE PEOPLE…
And who will tell the people
that free speech is a ruse;
The corporations run the country
and then they make the news.
Is it media or mind control
heroic victories or crime?
Who will tell the people...
that we are living in these times.
- Song by Willie Nelson
"I see in the near future a crisis
approaching that unnerves me
and causes me to tremble for the safety of my country...
As a result of the war, corporations have been enthroned
and an era of corruption in high places will follow, and
the money power of the country will endeavor to prolong
its reign by working upon the prejudices of the people
until all wealth is aggregated in a few hands
and the Republic is destroyed."
- U.S. President Abraham Lincoln, Nov. 21, 1864 - (letter to Col. William F. Elkins)
[assassinated for challenging the banksters by printing “Lincoln greenbacks”
that by-passed their control of the U.S. as the FED does now]
THE “FEDERAL RESERVE BANK” IS A PRIVATELY OWNED CORPORATION
"I believe that banking institutions are more dangerous to our liberties
than standing armies… If the American people ever allow private banks
to control the issue of their currency, first by inflation, then by deflation,
the banks and corporations that will grow up around them…
will deprive the people of all property until their children wake-up homeless
on the continent their fathers conquered…
The issuing power should be taken from the banks and restored
to the people, to whom it properly belongs."
- Thomas Jefferson, Author of the Declaration of Independence,
and 3rd U.S. President, 1801-1809
"Unwittingly, America has
returned to its pre-American Revolution,
feudal roots whereby all land is held by a sovereign
and the common people had no rights to hold allodial title to property.
Once again, We the People are the tenants and sharecroppers renting our own property
from a Sovereign in the guise of the Federal Reserve Bank.
We the people have exchanged one master for another."
- Rep. James Traficant, Jr., imprisoned on trumped-up Congressional charges
for challenging the abuses of the FED-financed corruption in Congress.
"History records that the
money changers have used every form of abuse, intrigue,
deceit, and violent means possible to maintain their control over governments
by controlling the money and its issuance."
- James Madison, Chief Architect of the Constitution
"The American people love to be humbugged,
robbed and ruled and love the people who
humbug, rob and rule them."
- P.T. Barnum
"The nation's freedoms are
under assault by an administration whose policies
can do us as much damage as al Qaida; the nation's marketplace of ideas
is being poisoned by a propaganda company so blatant
that Tokyo Rose would've quit.”
- Keith Olbermann: A Textbook Definition of Cowardice (See video)
THE IRAQ WAR IS SOLD ON LIES – PROPAGANDA FINANCED BY OUR TAX DOLLARS
By Karl W B Schwarz , Saturday, December 30, 2006
Americans know our government is crooked, corrupt and dishonest so why do so
many continue to believe in spite of the overwhelming evidence?
The simple answer is shills for our government spend as much as $3 billion on sheer propaganda for the specific purpose of lying to the citizens of the United States. Details at http://www.consortiumnews.com/Print/2006/122706.html
When you add up what the other sources spend, it is a huge amount of money spent just to mislead people that are not smart enough to see through the ruse and the lies. Too many Americans think that just because it is in print or being spouted off on TV it is news and the truth. Nothing could be further from the truth. <cut>
"The individual is
handicapped by coming face to face with
a conspiracy so monstrous he cannot believe it exists".
J. Edgar Hoover, former head of the FBI
[a good overview of that “monstrous conspiracy” at
We were BUSHwhacked <www.heartcom.org/BUSHwhacked.htm>
Gov't Insider Stanley Hilton says Bush Authorized 9/11 Attacks
"This (9/11) was all planned. This was a government-ordered operation. Bush personally signed the order. He personally authorized the attacks. He is guilty of treason and mass murder." --Stanley Hilton, Transcript from an Alex Jones Interview at www.heartcom.org/BUSHwhacked1.htm [Keep in mind, when reading this, that the man being interviewed is no two-bit Internet conspiracy buff. Stanley Hilton was a senior advisor to Sen Bob Dole(R) and has personally known Rumsfeld and Wolfowitz for decades. This courageous man has risked his professional reputation, and possibly his life, to get this information out to people. See also “9-11 Truth”]
METHOD TO THE MADNESS BEHIND THE BIG LIE:
It is so BIG and so BOLD and so often told
that people believe it!
Enlightened Netizens know why the war profiteers orchestrated 9-11. It was simply to create and manage war for “Greater Israel” – Mid-East control of this strategic geopolitical center of dominant world religions (Christians, Muslims, and Jews) and to control "black gold" (oil) to fund their "dark-side" golden rule… that "he who has the gold makes the rules." It’s important to understand that this empire mindset of pretentious potentates on war steroids denies the sovereignty of individuals and nations by making wealth and power of the few a god we are required to pay homage to with obeisance and “taxes” far beyond what the early Americans revolted against. Whether you take the red pill or the blue pill (Republicans or Democrats), the current corrupt system of “corporate government" (fascism) is a bitter pill that serves the agenda of power elite parasites who feed on both parties to maintain a CONTROL MATRIX that is denying sovereignty to the American people and people worldwide.
The agenda of these
war profiteers is obviously sabotaging sovereignty
under the Constitution.
Their blueprint for totalitarian surveillance and control can be seen in this quote by one of their master planners:
"The Technocratic Age is slowly designing an every day more controlled society.
The society will be dominated by an elite of persons free from traditional values (!)
who will have no doubt in fulfilling their objectives by means of techniques
with which they will influence the behavior of people and will
control and watch the society in all details.
... it will become possible to exert a practically permanent watch
on each citizen of the world".
- Zbigniew Brzezinski, advisor to former US presidents and power elite leaders,
and master planner of the Mid-East War to assert global hegemony
Many will say that the powerful technology and techniques for mind and population control are far beyond mankind's capability to use these power tools as kind men. Obviously, technology, money and power are not intrinsically bad by themselves – it is how they are used. When the love of power eclipses CONSCIENCE – the power of universal LOVE – that is when absolute power corrupts absolutely and politics and economics become far more convoluted than the scientific potential of new technologies for free energy, holistic health and restoration of Earth to a virtual paradise.
is a systematic plan to use the concepts of war to rearrange
the chess pieces on the world playing board. It has to do with the New World Order,
Globlism and the attack on national sovereignty we are seeing.
Occasionally, the globalists who want One World Government
have to turn to war to accelerate things."
- Joel Skousen, World Affairs Brief
The Resolution of this Complex is in the Heart of Man
“It is easier
to denature plutonium than evil from the heart of man.”
- Albert Einstein
All the "complexes" afflicting civilization in this hour boils down to systemic division, dis-ease, denigration and denial of the Spirit that Matters. Lockstep-fanatical religious "BS" (Belief System) is the cause and core of the problem afflicting humanity. Good CONSCIENCE of right and wrong transcends all atheistic “BS” as denies universal LOVE at the heart of true religion.
a man reaches the heart of his own religion,
he has reached the heart of all religions.”
- Mohandas K. Gandhi.
"It's time to abandon the mindlessly repeated mantra that religious belief
has been the greatest source of human conflict and violence.
Atheism, not religion, is the real force behind
the mass murders of history."
is indeed a principal thing, but too much is worse than none at all.
The world abounds with knaves and villains, but of all knaves,
the religious knave is the worst; and villainies
acted under the cloak of religion are
the most despicable."
-- Benjamin Franklin
"A tyrant must put on the
appearance of uncommon devotion to religion.
Subjects are less apprehensive of illegal treatment from a ruler whom
they consider god-fearing and pious. On the other hand, they do less easily
move against him, believing that he has the gods on his side."
"In a time of universal deceit,
telling the truth is a revolutionary act."
- George Orwell
"When a well-packaged web of lies
has been sold gradually
to the masses over generations, the truth will seem utterly
preposterous and its speaker a raving lunatic."
"We cower in the shadows while
false statements proliferate.
We accept soft answers and shaky explanations because
to demand the truth is hard, or unpopular, or maybe politically costly."
- Sen. Robert Bryd (lambasting his colleagues for failing to hold the
White House accountable for starting a war 'under false premises'."
"Such is the irresistible nature of truth that all it asks,
and all it wants, is the liberty of appearing."
Bush Is About to Attack Iran - Why Can't Americans See it?
by Paul Craig Roberts
Writing for Global Research,
General Leonid Ivashov, vice president of the Academy on Geopolitical Affairs
and former Joint Chief of Staff of the Russian Armies, forecasted an American
nuclear attack on Iran by the end of April. General Ivashov presented the
neoconservative reasoning that is the basis for the attack and concluded that
the world's protests cannot stop the US attack on Iran.
There will be shock and indignation, General Ivashov concludes, but the US will get away with it. He writes:
"Within weeks from now, we will see the informational warfare machine start working. The public opinion is already under pressure. There will be a growing anti-Iranian militaristic hysteria, new information leaks, disinformation, etc.... The probability of a US aggression against Iran is extremely high. It does remain unclear, though, whether the US Congress is going to authorize the war. It may take a provocation to eliminate this obstacle (an attack on Israel or the US targets including military bases). The scale of the provocation may be comparable to the 9/11 attack in NY. Then the Congress will certainly say 'Yes' to the US president."
Full article at
"The greatest tyrannies are
in the name of the noblest causes."
-- Thomas Paine
“No one in public life has
the courage to explain how those people who died when New York City skyscrapers
were killed by plans concocted by the same people who seek your votes on election day,
and still talk about freedom and justice while they pocket checks from large corporations
intent on profiting from rebuilding the faraway cities we reduce to rubble."
- John Kaminski - from http://www.worldnewsstand.net/04/John_Kaminski/3.htm
"The perils are all internal -
both the Russians and Chinese
are being encouraged by Washington to rattle their sabers
so Washington can have a RELIABLE enemy. Otherwise,
nobody can make any serious money.
Don't you get it YET?"
- Uri Dowbenko
“WAR IS A RACKET”
by Two-Time Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient:
Major General Smedley D. Butler, USMC [Retired]
As the Pentagon's manufacturing
contractors such as Lockheed Martin make fortunes
through the production of the means of death and destruction,
they also create profit opportunities for service contractors such as Halliburton that,
like vultures, follow the plumes of the smoke of deconstruction and set up shop for "reconstruction."
- from Johnny Got His Gun
”Fascism involves the intense
militarization of a people for war.
Fascism, in essence, is martial law and is contradictory to
and destructive of democracy. If the full force of fascism
is brought to bear in the United States,
the country will turn into a Nazi Germany.”
Because the United States is run by a criminal syndicate that has merged
the financial influence of the petroleum and pharmaceutical industries
with the lawless behavior of the government,
America is now a criminal nation, and all Americans,
hiding in their self-centered, consumerist ignorance,
are accessories to an awesome array of crimes against humanity.
- John Kaminski in his article at
"The High Office of President has been used to foment a plot
to destroy the American's freedom, and before I leave office
I must inform the citizen of his plight."
- John F. Kennedy, at Columbia University, 12th Nov. 1963 - 10 days before
his murder by power elite insiders on November 22, 1963
"Love of power, operating through greed and through personal ambition,
was the cause of all these evils."
“Make no mistake, the Internet, one of the greatest outposts of free speech ever created,
is under constant attack by powerful people who cannot operate within a society where
information flows freely and unhindered. All these moves mimic stories we hear every week
out of State Controlled Communist China, where the Internet is strictly regulated
and virtually exists as its own entity away from the rest of the web.”
- Steve Watson, Infowars.net, Jan. 18, 2007
"If a nation expects to be
ignorant and free ...
it expects what never was and never will be."
-- Thomas Jefferson
THE REAL COST OF THE WAR [Besides the Soul of the Republic – CR]
By Eric Margolis at http://www.lewrockwell.com/margolis/margolis59.html
This week’s Iraq Study Group report on Iraq turned out to be a bombshell that is shaking official and political Washington.
The report, prepared by a blue-ribbon panel of Republican and Democrat moderates, found the security situation in Iraq "grave and deteriorating." US Iraq policy has failed. The panel flatly contradicted claims by President George Bush and VP Dick Cheney the war was going well.
The Study Group sensibly called for total withdrawal of US combat troops from Iraq by March 2008. Less sensibly, it urged US "advisors" be left behind to train and stiffen Iraqi forces. The US tried the same thing in the Vietnam war. It didn’t work then; it won’t work now.
The ISG estimated the Iraq war’s total cost at more than $1 trillion - twice the cost of the Vietnam War. The administration has labored to conceal the mammoth costs of this absurd misadventure. In 2003, the Bush Administration’s original cost estimate was $20-to-40 billion!
The Iraq Study Group achieved
three important goals. First, it told Americans what they have not heard for the
past six years:
the truth. The war
in Iraq is lost. It’s time to retreat from this debacle.
unglorious peace is better than dishonorable war. – CR]
- continued at http://www.lewrockwell.com/margolis/margolis59.html
“The history of man, whether viewed through the Scriptures or through the more complete secular history,
has one central recurring theme: One group of men trying to rule over another, by force.
That’s called tyranny! And when you incorporate men with money in the equation, you have oligarchy.
When tyranny and oligarchy partner together, you have totalitarianism - despotic rule!
So long as the people do not care to exercise their freedom, those who wish to tyrannize will do so;
for tyrants are active and ardent, and will devote themselves
in the name of any number of gods, religious and otherwise,
to put shackles upon sleeping men."
-Voltarine de Cleyre
"Tyranny hates reason! Tyranny
hates honor! This is because
Tyranny is overcome by REASON and HONOR.
It is Folly and Fear that is the food of Tyrants.
Tyranny thrives in a climate of dishonor and tolerance for dishonor.
Turn on the lamp of truth and justice and tyrants flee to hide."
- Reinhold Sommerstedt
"One who condones evil is
just as guilty as the one who perpetrates it."
- Martin Luther King - http://DrMartinLutherKingJr.com
"We can't legislate morality, but
we can create an environment
in which morality can thrive; LOVE-centric Net reality.
The more LOVE at the heart of ‘IT’ (Info-Tech,
the less immorality-unreality of war.
With LOVE as the rule,
- Christos Lightweaver
Six Brutal Truths About Iraq
by Gen. William E. Odom
Date: Fri, 29 Dec 2006 22:00:23 -0500 (EST)
From: IHR News <email@example.com>
COMMENTARY | December 11, 2006
General William Odom, one of the earliest advocates of an immediate withdrawal of U.S. troops from Iraq, attacks some of the mythologies that are interfering with an honest debate about how to proceed in the Middle East and says the media have failed to recognize dramatic changes in the region. [In fact, the corporate media represents the war profiteers who push for war. –CR]
By William E. Odom / firstname.lastname@example.org
Article at: http://niemanwatchdog.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=background.view&backgroundid=00146
THE GOLDEN RULE OF GOVERNMENT:
"The people cannot delegate to government the power to do anything
which would be unlawful for them to do themselves."
- John Locke
JEFFERSON ON THE GOLDEN RULE OF
"It is strangely absurd to suppose that a million human beings collected together
are not under the same moral laws which bind them separately."
-- Thomas Jefferson
"Let individuals and Nations ally
themselves no longer with death, but with life;
not with destruction, but with construction; not with hatred and violence.
but with the creative miracles of love."
"Love is the most powerful force
in the universe. It heals pain and fear.
Pain and fear is what motivates the darkness to conceive and execute
their heinous crimes to create pain and fear in other souls.
Light -- the other side of the coin -- is the cure for
hatred, prejudice, revenge, oppression, killing."
- Matthew, via Suzanne Ward <email@example.com>
Off the Rails: Big Oil, Big Brother Win Big in the State of the Union
24 January 2007
By Greg Palast
01/24/07 "ICHBlog" -- There was that tongue again. When the President lies he's got this weird nervous tick: He sticks the tip of his tongue out between his lips. Like a little boy who knows he's fibbing. Like a snake licking a rat. In his State of the Union tonight the President did his tongue thing 124 times - my kids kept count. But it wasn't all rat-licking lies.
Most pundits concentrated on Iraq and wacky health insurance stuff. But that's just bubbles and blather. The real agenda is in the small stuff. The little razors in the policy apple, the nasty little pieces of policy shrapnel that whiz by between the appearances of the Presidential tongue.
First, there was the announcement the regime will, "give employers the tools to verify the legal status of their workers." In case you missed that one, the President is talking about creating a federal citizen profile database.
There's a problem with that idea. It's against the law. The law in question is the United States Constitution. The Founding Fathers thought the government had no right to keep track on a citizen unless there is evidence they have committed, or planned to commit, a crime.
But the Founding Fathers didn't imagine there were millions and billions of dollars to be made by private contractors ready to perform this KGB operation for the Department of Homeland Security, tracking each and every one of us to keep tabs on our "status."
These work databases will tie into "voter verification" databases required by the Help America Vote Act. And these will tie to the databases on citizenship and so on.
Will Big Brother abuse these snoop lists? The biggest purveyor of such hit lists is Choice Point, Inc. - those characters who, before the 2000 election, helped Jeb Bush purge innocent voters as "felons" from Florida voter rolls. Will they abuse the new super-lists? Does Dick Cheney shoot in the woods?
-- CONTINUED [the Big Oil connection] at http://www.ichblog.eu/content/view/95/2/
had our last chance.
If we do not now devise some greater and more equitable system,
Armageddon will be at our door. The problem is basically theological
and involves a spiritual renewal and improvement of human character.
It must be of the spirit, if we are to save the flesh."
--Gen. Douglas MacArthur, who understood the ultimate
solution to wars and the defeat of evil
ANCIENT WISDOM FROM PAST
"Power and law are not synonymous. In truth, they are frequently in opposition and irreconcilable.
There is God's Law from which all equitable laws of man emerge and by which men must live
if they are not to die in oppression, chaos and despair. Divorced from God's eternal and immutable Law,
established before the founding of the suns, man's power is evil no matter the noble words
with which it is employed or the motives urged when enforcing it.
Men of good will, mindful therefore of the Law laid down by God,
will oppose governments whose rule is by men,
and if they wish to survive as a nation they will destroy the government
which attempts to adjudicate by the whim of venal judges."
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
IF GOD IS LOVE, WHAT HAPPENED TO
"Men must be governed by God,
or they will be ruled by tyrants."
- William Penn
"A tyrant...is always stirring up
some war or other,
in order that the people may require a leader."
"From antiquity to modern times, history is replete with examples of
ruthless and corrupt politicians who have shamelessly exploited and manipulated
tragic events and the criminal acts of a few to advance their own lust for power."
- William F. Jasper
"Any excuse will serve a tyrant."
"Terrorism is the best political
for nothing drives people harder
than a fear of sudden death."
- Adolf Hitler
Homeland Security? In German, it translates to “Gestapo”
"An evil exists that threatens every man, woman, and child of this great nation.
We must take steps to ensure our domestic security and protect our homeland."
- Adolf Hitler, proposing the creation of the Gestapo in Nazi Germany.
"Beware of the words 'internal security,'
for they are the eternal cry of the oppressor."
“We are not enemies, but friends.
We must not be enemies.
Though passion may have strained, it must not break our bonds of affection.
The mystic chords of memory, stretching from every battle-field, and patriot grave,
to every living heart and hearthstone, all over this broad land,
will yet swell the chorus of the Union, when again touched,
as surely they will be,
by the better angels of our nature.”
- Abraham Lincoln’s First Inaugural Adress
"The idea that God is
actively nurturing us so that we may grow up
to be like Him brings us face to face with our laziness.
Each of us represents the whole human race;
within each of us is the instinct for godhood and the hope of mankind,
and within each of us is the original sin of laziness."
- Dr Scott Peck from his bestseller, THE ROAD LESS TRAVELED
"I sought for the greatness
and genius of America in her commodious
harbors and her ample rivers - and it was not there....in her fertile fields
and boundless forests - and it was not there....in her rich mines and her
vast world commerce - and it was not there....in her democratic
congress and her matchless Constitution - and it was not there. Not
until I went into the churches of America and heard her pulpits flame
with righteousness did I understand the secret of her genius and her
power. America is great because America is good and if America
ever ceases to be good, America will cease to be great. "
Alexis DeTocqueville 1805-1859
"The world is a great
mirror. It reflects back to you what you are.
If you are loving, if you are friendly, if you are helpful,
the world will prove loving and friendly and helpful to you.
The world is what you are."
- Thomas Dreier, Author
"You must be the change you want
to see in the world."
- Mahatma Gandhi
"Follow the path of the unsafe, independent thinker.
Expose your ideas to the dangers
Speak your mind and fear less the label of 'crackpot'
than the stigma of conformity.
And on issues that seem important to you,
stand up and be counted at any
~Thomas J. Watson (1874-1956)
“Every human on the earth is an
the Mystery School that we call Life.”
- Gregg Braden
"Consciously or unconsciously,
every one of us does render some service or other.
If we cultivate the habit of doing this service deliberately, our desire for service
will steadily grow stronger and we will make not only our own happiness,
but that of the world at large."
- Mahatma Gandhi
“Humankind is standing precariously on the edge of its destiny.
It will either rise to a paradigm change or experience decline
and possible destruction.
This is an unavoidable confrontation.
The options will be presented and the choices will be made.”
-from “Jesus Speaks… Love Without End” by Glenda Green
"When you are engaged in absolute
Reality and absolute Unreality, then your vision
by Love can span all dimensions. But when you are not, beloved, then your vision is
limited, the senses of the soul are not awakened, the third eye has no clear vision.
For, beloved, God does not open the kingdom of heaven to you unless he also opens the depths of hell.
Understand, then, beloved, that those who truly love will not fear
the embrace of Christ or the challenge of Death and Hell."
- John the Beloved, June 24, 1990 via E. C. Prophet
"If you love wealth better than liberty, the tranquility of servitude better than
the animating contest of freedom, go home from us in peace. We ask not
your counsels or arms. Crouch down and lick the hands which feed you.
May your chains set lightly upon you and may posterity forget that
ye were our countrymen."
- Samuel Adams
"Americanism is a question
of principles, of idealism, of character:
it is not a matter of birthplace or creed or line of descent."
"A man's country is not a
certain area of land, of mountains, rivers, and woods,
but it is a principle and patriotism is loyalty to that principle."
- George William Curtis
THE PRINCIPLE OF ALL-CONNECTED CONSCIENCE
“I could not be leading a religious life unless I identified myself with the whole of mankind,
and that I could not do unless I took part in politics.
The whole gamut of man’s activities today constitutes an indivisible (holy) whole.
You cannot divide social, economic, political and purely religious work into watertight compartments.”
– Mahatma Gandhi
Law without freedom is tyranny.
The one leads to the other
just as surely as
freedom without conscience is anarchy.
Only wisdom in the power of LOVE
will neutralize the love of power
that denies compassion in action.”
- Christos Lightweaver
"Never doubt that a small group of committed citizens can change the world.
Indeed it is the only thing that ever has."
- Margaret Mead
"I have learned this at least by
my experiment: if one advances confidently
in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life he has imagined,
he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours."
-Henry David Thoreau
"Whatever you can do, or dream you
can, begin it!
Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it."
lofty degree of intelligence – the intellectual elite
nor the image of power and prestige – the power elite
nor both together can make for genius.
is the soul of genius.
- Christos Lightweaver
"Power at its best is love
implementing the demands of justice.
Justice at its best is love
correcting everything that stands against love."
"When humans truly discover the power of love,
it will prove more important than the harnessing of fire."
- Teilhard de Chardin
"I don't believe in predestined
The future is what we choose to create."
- Jim Davidson
“The best way to predict the
is to create it.”
- Peter Drucker
"A Bill of Rights is what the
people are entitled to against every government on Earth...
and what no just government should refuse."
- Thomas Jefferson in a Letter to James Madison, Paris, Dec. 20, 1787
"America will never be destroyed
from the outside.
If we falter and lose our freedoms,
it will be because we destroyed
-- Abraham Lincoln
"We must realize that today’s
is the new George III.
Whether it will continue to adhere to his tactics, we do not know.
If it does, the redress, honored in tradition, is also revolution.”
- Supreme Court Justice, William O. Douglas, Points of Rebellion, 1969
"That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men,
deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed,
-- That whenever any Form of Government becomes destructive of these ends,
It is the Right of the People to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new Government,
laying its foundation on such principles and organizing its powers in such form,
as to them shall seem most likely to effect their Safety and Happiness."
"But when a long train of abuses and usurpations, pursuing invariably
the same Object evinces a design to reduce them under absolute Despotism,
it is their right, it is their duty, to throw off such Government,
and to provide new Guards for their future security."
- keynote concepts from the Declaration of Independence that
provide the moral imperative for LOVE-centric Net reality
BOTTOM LINE: MAKING A STAND IN GOOD CONSCIENCE
"Those who stand for nothing fall
-- Alexander Hamilton
"People who refuse to take a stand
wind up appeasing evil,
feeding it, even voting for it, and finally, dying from it."
-- Rick Gaber
"If some among you fear taking a
stand because you are afraid of reprisals
from customers, clients, or even government, recognize that
you are just feeding the crocodile hoping he'll eat you last."
- Ronald Reagan
"In Germany, the Nazis first came
for the communists, and I didn't speak up because I wasn't a communist.
Then they came for the Jews, and I didn't speak up because I wasn't a Jew.
Then they came for the trade unionists, and I didn't speak up because I wasn't a trade unionist.
Then they came for the Catholics, and I didn't speak up because I was a Protestant.
Then they came for me, and by that time there was no one left to speak for me."
-- The statement was written by the Rev. Martin Niemoeller, a German Lutheran pastor
who was arrested by the Gestapo in 1938. He was sent to the concentration camp at Dachau,
where he remained until he was freed by the Allied forces in 1945.
"Still, if you will not fight for
the right when you can easily win without bloodshed,
if you will not fight when your victory will be sure and not so costly,
you may come to the moment when you will have to fight with all the odds against you
and only a precarious chance for survival. There may be a worse case.
You may have to fight when there is no chance of victory,
because it is better to perish than to live as slaves."
-- Winston Churchill
"There comes a time
to join the side you're on."
-- Midge Decter
"Do not give in to evil, but
proceed ever more boldly against it."
"Civilization does not have to
The brutes are winning only by default."
- Ayn Rand
"The only thing necessary for the
triumph of evil
is for good men to do nothing."
- Edmund Burke
"The world is not dangerous
because of those who do harm
but because of those who look at it without doing anything."
- Albert Einstein
“The paradox of love is for-giving;
the more you give away,
you end up having more.”
- Christos Lightweaver
"All a sane man can ever think about is giving love."
LOVE heal all. All ways has. Always Will.
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"In the beginning, God
- ancient Hermetic wisdom
"In the end, we become what we geometrize"
- modern GeoNotes wisdom
Universal LOVE -- in principle, form and frequency
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the "Law of the Angles of G.O.D." (Geometry Of Divinity)
whereby the "Language of the Angels" is framed by
the holy spirit of LOVE-in-action that mediates
the mass media’s collective conscience
with the golden rule-law language
as the interactive interface
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the heart & mind of
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and the Abundant Life culturing the "KINGdom" Conscience
whereby "all" (om) are KING with Keys to the INner sense of G.O.D.
To love with all your heart and all your mind and all your soul,
and your Netizen neighbor in our Global Village as thyself.
"The cause of America is in a
great measure the cause of all mankind.
We have it in our power to begin the world over again."
- Thomas Paine, Common Sense, 1776