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Posted: Thursday, December 13, 2012 12:00 am | Updated: 5:53 am, Thu Dec 13, 2012.

As you will be able to soon tell, as a 71-year-old male, I am not exactly "delicate." This is an open letter to U.S. citizens who love their country and Constitution. Also included are federal legislators who I assume want the very best for their country and expect to be re-elected to another term.

Having said that, why are not more people absolutely furious with our existing federal regime? In my humble opinion, both the president and vice president are criminals!

The primary purpose of the federal government is "to protect and serve" — not steal our God-given rights, overtax us and over-regulate us.

At the top of my list is our pathetic economy. Our economy, made much worse by this regime, is weakening our National Defense. Our enemies are emboldened, and our allies do not trust us and wonder what we are doing.

"Libya-gate" is a prime example of how this regime is (criminally) destroying us — four Americans are dead. The regime cheated and then lied to America, thus weakening our national defense. The fact that this pathetic regime would allow our military budget to be decimated is proof that they are criminals. Worldwide, Obama is a pathetic joke feared by no one.

Why has our "president" spent millions of dollars hiding his background? Because he is a criminal with plenty to hide.

Wake up America. Congress should indict all of the criminals in this regime — try them, find them guilty and punish them.

Larry Gullicksen

Lodi

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31 comments:

  • Andrew Liebich posted at 7:46 pm on Mon, Dec 17, 2012.

    Andrew Liebich Posts: 2993

    If Madison, Washington and Jefferson "knew what they were talking about" why are you failing so miserably to comprehend what they said?

    [lol][lol][lol]

     
  • Andrew Liebich posted at 11:50 am on Mon, Dec 17, 2012.

    Andrew Liebich Posts: 2993

    James Madison said:[sleeping]
    "The power to declare war, including the power of judging the causes of war, is fully and exclusively vested in the legislature . . . the executive has no right, in any case, to decide the question, whether there is or is not cause for declaring war."

    George Washington said:[sleeping]
    "The constitution vests the power of declaring war in Congress; therefore no offensive expedition of importance can be undertaken until after they shall have deliberated upon the subject and authorized such a measure."

    President Thomas Jefferson said:[sleeping]
    “Considering that Congress alone is constitutionally invested with the power of changing our condition from peace to war, I have thought it my duty to await their authority for using force in any degree which could be avoided."

    Did Madison, Washington and Jefferson have the slightest idea what they were talking about Mike? [lol][lol][lol]

     
  • Mike Adams posted at 8:59 am on Mon, Dec 17, 2012.

    Mike Adams Posts: 1349

    You haven't the slightest idea what you're talking about.

     
  • Andrew Liebich posted at 7:55 am on Mon, Dec 17, 2012.

    Andrew Liebich Posts: 2993

    Article 1 Section 8 Clause 11 grants the power to declare war to CONGRESS.[sleeping]

     
  • Mike Adams posted at 4:36 pm on Sun, Dec 16, 2012.

    Mike Adams Posts: 1349

    " Will you at any point be addressing the fact that President Obama has directly violated the Article 1 Section 8 Clause 11 of the United States Constitution?"

    Yes. I, as a layman, like yourself, am in no position to determine if just about any action taken by the Executive Branch is in violation of the Constitution and neither are you. In addition, other lay people and many attorneys (even those qualified to appear before the Supreme Court), similarily are not qualified. Printing something on infowars or wakesheep.crap doesn't make it true or binding. You should step back and ponder your ill timed thoughts before you post them for the world to see.

    In addition, I don't work for infowars. I have told you that time and again. The fact that they make a habit of stitching together various video tape and passing it off as a legitamate story is not something I have control over. Please, please, if you could pump up your home radio station to even 5 w. maybe someone will hear you and tell infowars and your cousin, Alex or Atticus or whatever name he's going by now (after that hhmmm after that trouble in N.O., I thought we'd heard the last from him, you know the story I assume) that authorities are closing in. I hear many contributors to his program are also in danger from the federal government. Believe me, if they get ahold of you, two planes knocking down 3 buildings will seem mundane (expecially since that's how it happened).

     
  • Andrew Liebich posted at 3:01 pm on Sun, Dec 16, 2012.

    Andrew Liebich Posts: 2993

    The CBS News Special Report aired on 12/14 on CBS.

    The same day CBSNewsOnline uploaded the video you provided to their own YouTube channel. The video itself has a "CBS News Special Report" logo yet you choose to remain in a self perpetuating slumber.

    You are too funny Mike...[sleeping]

    P.S. Will you at any point be addressing the fact that President Obama has directly violated the Article 1 Section 8 Clause 11 of the United States Constitution?
    [sleeping]
    [sleeping]

     
  • Mike Adams posted at 2:20 pm on Sun, Dec 16, 2012.

    Mike Adams Posts: 1349

    That's odd. I wonder why you would say it's from CBS? I see what looks like some sort of anchor at a local station and then a cut to an interview where neither the town, or the specific incident is identified. It could be a made up story for all anyone could know. Why would infowars, a well know conspiracy web site, be supplying links to breaking news stories, or it at least looks like it's a breaking story.

    I see now that infowars has taken it down. Hhhmmmmm.... how very strange. Do they do that a lot, list links to you tube for videos of anyone saying anything and then advertizing it as the 'truth", hoping the average watcher wouldn't notice?

     
  • Andrew Liebich posted at 10:51 am on Sun, Dec 16, 2012.

    Andrew Liebich Posts: 2993

    The video you posted was straight from CBS News not infowars .

    Infowars does currently feature two arcticles from Mike Adams (see below), both of which, by the way, have nothing to do with Article 1 Section 8 Clause 11 of the United States Constitution.

    http://www.infowars.com/to-stop-school-shootings-we-should-let-criminals-have-all-the-guns-argue-gun-control-advocates/

    http://www.infowars.com/parents-who-are-horrified-by-real-violence-are-drowning-their-children-in-simulated-violence/

    [sleeping]

     
  • Mike Adams posted at 8:45 am on Sun, Dec 16, 2012.

    Mike Adams Posts: 1349

    Straight from infowars: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PqY9Xvr0Ts8

    Ya' better get on this, plagiarist. Also, check out the MIKE ADAMS article on the website you claim to work for. (Not the mike adams here, but a nutcase loser MIKE ADAMS, the kind of MIKE ADAMS favored by plagiarists the world over...) more infowars misinformation.

    How long until the usual suspects flood the LTR, blaming the President?

     
  • Patrick W Maple posted at 7:53 pm on Sat, Dec 15, 2012.

    Pat Maple Posts: 1805

    Good ol' Nietzsche ! Freddy had a great way with words! Nice find AL.

     
  • Andrew Liebich posted at 7:40 pm on Sat, Dec 15, 2012.

    Andrew Liebich Posts: 2993

    The Library of Congress website is not a "conspiracy theory" website Mike. [sleeping]

    "Sometimes people don't want to hear the truth because they don't want their illusions destroyed."-Fredrich Nietzsche

     
  • Mike Adams posted at 6:06 pm on Sat, Dec 15, 2012.

    Mike Adams Posts: 1349

    The letter writer sure uses the term "regime" a lot. And a lot of issues, the most prominent being the unwavering dependence on propaganda he finds on the internet.

    Just because someone reads something on the internet, doesn't mean it's true.
    It only means (in the case of all conspiracy believers) some people like to string completely unassociated statements or events into a web that (to them and their believers) they believe is true and post it. It doesn't mean it's true.

    You Tube is not clearing house for truth. Nor are nutzoid conspiracy web sites. If you find yourself digging deeper and deeper into the dark world of conspiracy, you have lost all objectivity and cannot function in a normal society.

     
  • Patrick W Maple posted at 12:59 pm on Sat, Dec 15, 2012.

    Pat Maple Posts: 1805

    Andrew is correct: Alexander Hamilton said while the President lacks the power to declare war, he would have “the direction of war when authorized.” Our world wide footprint kept the peace in all of these 130 places ...simply due to the big-stick factor. American influence isn't limited to the bases either.

     
  • Jeff Tillett posted at 12:17 pm on Sat, Dec 15, 2012.

    Jeff Tillett Posts: 541

    And the uber-educated

     
  • Thomas Heuer posted at 12:09 am on Sat, Dec 15, 2012.

    nth degree wise Posts: 1348

    Exactly

     
  • Andrew Liebich posted at 5:50 pm on Fri, Dec 14, 2012.

    Andrew Liebich Posts: 2993

    P.S. Our site receives more daily traffic than CNN and MSNBC combined.[sleeping]

     
  • Andrew Liebich posted at 5:37 pm on Fri, Dec 14, 2012.

    Andrew Liebich Posts: 2993

    "absense of charges"[huh]???

    Charges were introduced on March 7th of this year. [sleeping]
    http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/z?c112:H.CON.RES.107:

     
  • Andrew Liebich posted at 5:16 pm on Fri, Dec 14, 2012.

    Andrew Liebich Posts: 2993

    The United States already accounts for 46.5% of all military spending on the entire planet. The U.S. military is in nearly 130 different nations and it has a total of about 700 military bases around the globe.[sleeping]

     
  • Andrew Liebich posted at 5:13 pm on Fri, Dec 14, 2012.

    Andrew Liebich Posts: 2993

    The United States already accounts for 46.5% of all military spending on the entire planet. The U.S. military is in nearly 130 different nations and it has a total of about 700 military bases around the globe.
    There is a U.S. military base in over half of the countries on the planet and U.S. military spending is over 7 times larger than the military spending of any other nation on earth.

     
  • Andrew Liebich posted at 4:26 pm on Fri, Dec 14, 2012.

    Andrew Liebich Posts: 2993

    The CNN exit poll Mr. Tillett provided confirms that President Obama has overwhelming support among the uneducated. [sleeping]

     
  • Thomas Heuer posted at 4:14 pm on Fri, Dec 14, 2012.

    nth degree wise Posts: 1348

    Sorry for the confusion
    I was cheering Eric not the declaration of war clause
    I enjoy impeachment discussions that are impotent considering the absence of charges and the popularity of congress compred to the presidents .
    We've been there, done that. Yes I watched the video well some of it. Now if you can get that to CNN you might have a better chance (more audience).

     
  • Andrew Liebich posted at 3:39 pm on Fri, Dec 14, 2012.

    Andrew Liebich Posts: 2993

    President Obama's direct violation of Article 1 Section 8 Clause 11 of the United States Constitution isn't something to cheer about Mr. Heuer.
    [sleeping]

     
  • Thomas Heuer posted at 3:00 pm on Fri, Dec 14, 2012.

    nth degree wise Posts: 1348

    Eric oops again to delayed posting or reply button confusion or just senior moment. The right on goes to you. Can't let the confusion go uncorrected if you know what mean

     
  • Thomas Heuer posted at 1:23 pm on Fri, Dec 14, 2012.

    nth degree wise Posts: 1348

    Right on
    [smile]

     
  • Thomas Heuer posted at 1:22 pm on Fri, Dec 14, 2012.

    nth degree wise Posts: 1348

    [thumbup]
    Great Chart

     
  • Thomas Heuer posted at 1:18 pm on Fri, Dec 14, 2012.

    nth degree wise Posts: 1348

    Protect and serve costs money. Freedom is not free.
    BTW the economy is getting better
    Criminal activity needs some evidence or court determination otherwise Bush Jr would be serving a life sentence
    I would offer that it is hard to weaken the national defense. Since there is no other country that closely rivals us by any measure we stand indomitable. Terrorism is global activity and to be better able to defend against it would require greater tax dollars to support. Want to pay up?
    And your vigilante justice is unAmerican and maybe if we just did as you say to this "regime" whses to say you wouldn't be next according to some.

     
  • Jeff Tillett posted at 10:41 am on Fri, Dec 14, 2012.

    Jeff Tillett Posts: 541

    http://cdn-media.nationaljournal.com/?controllerName=image&action=get&id=23831

     
  • Patrick W Maple posted at 10:11 am on Fri, Dec 14, 2012.

    Pat Maple Posts: 1805

    Mr Gullickson: "president" is correct. Regardless of who you are, his job is to look after ALL of us...not just his cronies, donors and lackies. Thank you for your perspective...I though that all of the seniors voted for him...for once I am glad to be wrong. I will bet you are a veteran.

     
  • Andrew Liebich posted at 8:29 am on Fri, Dec 14, 2012.

    Andrew Liebich Posts: 2993

    Article 1 Section 8 Clause 11 of the United States Constitution is Article 1 Section 8 Clause 11 of the United States Constitution.

    Wearing blinders won't change that. [sleeping]

     
  • Eric Barrow posted at 1:01 pm on Thu, Dec 13, 2012.

    Eric Barrow Posts: 1460

    Mr. Gullicksen I'm sure the Republican House would love to indict/impeach Obama, just as they worked non-stop to get rid of slick willy, only problem they have is that there is nothing to impeach him for and all of your conspiracy theories won’t change that.

     
  • Andrew Liebich posted at 9:48 am on Thu, Dec 13, 2012.

    Andrew Liebich Posts: 2993

    Exactly! [thumbup] http://youtu.be/b76mBlnm86w

     

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