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Coil of Rage........A must Read...

Tuesday, August 28, 2012


Well, you can figure that I wouldn't have read anything Obama wrote, so it is an eye opener, though NOT a big surprise, to see his inner thoughts written down. People who DID vote for him should read this, and maybe his books, to see where he's REALLY going. His dealings with the Mid-east show that he is carrying out those guidelines. Wake up, America!

How do you like him now,America?

Coil of Rage ~

When you've read to the end, come back and read this first paragraph again.

A Coil of Rage

The character of any man is defined by how he treats his mother as the years pass... need I say more about this person below other than there is no character, no integrity but there is a ton of attitude and arrogance that defines his shallow past and hollow future... I rest my case.

I bought and read Obama's book, Audacity of Hope. It was difficult to read, considering his attitude toward us and everything American. Let me add a phrase he used to describe his attitude toward whites. He harbors a "COIL OF RAGE". His words not mine.

THIS IS OUR PRESIDENT -- HE'S RUNNING AGAIN, YOU KNOW! Is anyone out there awake?

Everyone of voting age should read these two books by him: Don't buy them, just get them from the library.

From Dreams From My Father:

"I ceased to advertise my mother's race at the age of 12 or 13, when I began to suspect that by doing so I was ingratiating myself to whites."

From Dreams From My Father:

"I found a solace in nursing a pervasive sense of grievance and animosity against my mother's race."

From Dreams From My Father:

"There was something about her that made me wary, a little too sure of herself, maybe and white."

From Dreams From My Father:

"It remained necessary to prove which side you were on, to
show your loyalty to the black masses, to strike out and name names."

From Dreams From My Father:

"I never emulate white men and brown men whose fates didn't speak to my own. It was into my father's image, the black man, son of Africa, that I'd packed all the attributes I sought in myself: the attributes ofMartin and Malcolm, DuBois and Mandela."


And FINALLY...........and most scary:

From Audacity of Hope:

"I will stand with the Muslims should the political winds shift in an ugly direction."

If you have never forwarded an e-mail, now is the time to do so!!! We have someone with this mentality running our GREAT nation!

Keep your eye on him and don't blink.

I don't care whether you are a Democrat, a Republican, a > Conservative or a liberal, be aware of the attitude and character of this sitting President.




  
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SEWINGMAMACDS 8/29/2012 10:43AM

    Scary!

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MOMMA_BEAR_69 8/29/2012 12:22AM

    Unbelievable!!!

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CHERIRIDDELL 8/29/2012 12:12AM

    I never bothered to read much about him because I did not like his position vis a vis the military but the quotes you have brought to our attention are scary.

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MNABOY 8/28/2012 1:57PM

    Politicians say a lot but you cannot believe a word many say. He is one that I find it hard to understand how he attained his status without help.

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Take In Some End of Summer Outdoor Fun!

Saturday, August 25, 2012

Today my friends and I are traveling down to Tacoma for the Pacific West Quilt Show. I am sure we will find something we MUST have, although we probably already have a dozen just like it. But those quilt shows are so much fun, and they have such neat vendors! Who can (or should) resist???

We are now heading toward the end of summer.

Let's all see what bazaars, fairs, shows, and events we can pack in before the leaves begin to change and the temperatures drop!

Let's all see how much fun we can pack into our lives this weekend. After all, it IS life on life's terms, right?

  
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BMCOLLEY 8/25/2012 9:46PM

    Right!

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Scary Obituary

Friday, August 24, 2012

This has been around for a long time,

The 912 project has been educating citizens about this and the Constitution for the past three years.

I believe this is all happening right before our eyes.

That's why, when I talk about adding 2 plus 2 and getting 4, balancing a checkbook and reading legislation before it's voted on is now considered radical, extreme and labeled as a neo-con.

Actually, it really is radical and extreme, because the new norm is to borrow 40 cents of every dollar we spend and don't be concerned for the record debt and deficits.

In fact, we as a nation are about to receive QE 3, that's Quantitative Easing III, The printing of more money, that will add to inflation and more debt.

We need more people to become productive, self reliant, more workers, more tax payers, not more or higher taxes.

I am for good government that takes responsibility for it's citizens.

Read up on 45 Goals of Communism, Saul Alinskys, Rules for Radicals and the Cloward-Piven Project, these have contributed in the past 50 yrs, that make up the new normal.

Worth reading:

In 1887 Alexander Tyler, a Scottish history professor at the
University of Edinburgh, had this to say about the fall of the
Athenian Republic some 2,000 years prior: "A democracy is always
temporary in nature; it simply cannot exist as a permanent
form of government.

A democracy will continue to exist up until the time that voters discover that they can vote themselves generous gifts from the public treasury.

From that moment on, the majority always votes for the candidates who promise the most benefits from the public treasury, with the result that every democracy will finally collapse over loose fiscal policy, (which is) always followed by a dictatorship."

"The average age of the world's greatest civilizations from the beginning of history, has been about 200 years. During those 200 years, these nations always progressed through the following sequence:

From bondage to spiritual faith;
From spiritual faith to great courage;
From courage to liberty;
From liberty to abundance;
From abundance to complacency;
From complacency to apathy;
From apathy to dependence;
>From dependence back into bondage."
The Obituary follows:

Born 1776, Died 2012
It doesn't hurt to read this several times.
Professor Joseph Olson of Hamline University School of Law in
St. Paul, Minnesota, points out some interesting facts concerning
the last Presidential election:

Number of States won by: Obama: 19 McCain: 29
Square miles of land won by: Obama: 580,000 McCain: 2,427,000
Population of counties won by: Obama: 127 million McCain: 143 million
Murder rate per 100,000 residents in counties won by: Obama: 13.2 McCain: 2.1

Professor Olson adds: "In aggregate, the map of the territory
McCain won was mostly the land owned by the taxpaying citizens
of the country.

Obama territory mostly encompassed those citizens living in low
income tenements and living off various forms of government
welfare..."

Olson believes the United States is now somewhere between the
"complacency and apathy" phase of Professor Tyler's definition of
democracy, with some forty percent of the nation's population
already having reached the "governmental dependency" phase.

If Congress grants amnesty and citizenship to twenty million
criminal invaders called illegal's - and they vote - then we can say
goodbye to the USA in fewer than five years.

If you are in favor of this, then by all means, delete this message.

If you are not, then pass this along to help everyone realize just how
much is at stake, knowing that apathy is the greatest danger to our
freedom..

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THE BEST PRO-GUN ARGUMENT I HAVE EVER READ

Thursday, August 23, 2012

As the Supreme Court heard arguments for and against the Chicago, IL Gun Ban, this man offered you another stellar example of a letter (written by a Marine), that places the proper perspective on what a gun means to a civilized society.

Interesting take and one you don't hear much. Read this eloquent and profound letter and pay close attention to the last paragraph of the letter.

"The Gun Is Civilization" By Maj. L. Caudill USMC (Ret)

Human beings only have two ways to deal with one another: reason and force. If you want me to do something for you, you have a choice of either convincing me via argument, or force me to do your bidding under threat of force. Every human interaction falls into one of those two categories, without exception.

Reason or force, that's it.

In a truly moral and civilized society, people exclusively interact through persuasion. Force has no place as a valid method of social interaction and the only thing that removes force from the menu is the personal firearm, as paradoxical as it may sound to some.

When I carry a gun, you cannot deal with me by force. You have to use reason and try to persuade me, because I have a way to negate your threat or employment of force.

The gun is the only personal weapon that puts a 100-pound woman on equal footing with a 220-pound mugger, a 75-year old retiree on equal footing with a 19-year old gang banger, and a single guy on equal footing with a carload of drunken guys with baseball bats.

The gun removes the disparity in physical strength, size, or numbers between a potential attacker and a defender.

There are plenty of people who consider the gun as the source of bad force equations. These are the people who think that we'd be more civilized if all guns were removed from society, because a firearm makes it easier for an armed mugger to do his job. That, of course, is only true if the mugger's potential victims are mostly disarmed either by choice or by legislative fiat--it has no validity when most of a mugger's potential marks are armed.

People who argue for the banning of arms ask for automatic rule by the young, the strong, and the many, and that's the exact opposite of a civilized society. A mugger, even an armed one, can only make a successful living in a society where the state has granted him a force monopoly.

Then there's the argument that the gun makes confrontations lethal that otherwise would only result in injury. This argument is fallacious in several ways. Without guns involved, confrontations are won by the physically superior party inflicting overwhelming injury on the loser.

People who think that fists, bats, sticks, or stones don't constitute lethal force, watch too much TV, where people take beatings and come out of it with a bloody lip at worst. The fact that the gun makes lethal force easier works solely in favor of the weaker defender, not the stronger attacker. If both are armed, the field is level.

The gun is the only weapon that's as lethal in the hands of an octogenarian as it is in the hands of a weight lifter. It simply wouldn't work as well as a force equalizer if it wasn't both lethal and easily employable.

When I carry a gun, I don't do so because I am looking for a fight, but because I'm looking to be left alone. The gun at my side means that I cannot be forced, only persuaded. I don't carry it because I'm afraid, but because it enables me to be unafraid. It doesn't limit the actions of those who would interact with me through reason, only the actions of those who would do so by force. It removes force from the equation - and that's why carrying a gun is a civilized act.

By Maj. L. Caudill USMC (Ret.)

So, the greatest civilization is one where all citizens are equally armed and can only be persuaded, never forced.

  
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THECHEFUPNORTH 7/11/2013 1:27PM

 
This was a good read regardless of what the wolf in the sheep dress coffeezombie has to say. You may be from "Canada" eh, leave us fearful Americans to deal with our own God(Government) Fearing Problems.

I don't own a gun(yet), I am not a fanatic(yet) and I am not Jewish(ever) but I have one question.

If Hitler didn't ban and take away guns from his citizens, would they have been able to be simply persuaded to go on summer vacation at death camp?

FYI More non-Jews were killed under Hitlers regime than Jews, Just saying. This isn't a Jewish thing, its a history thing.

He was also voted in as Chancellor, regardless if lies and propaganda put him there. People looked at him as a great leader. "Obama is king!"

If little baby Napoleon didn't have guns and cannons, would he have been able to ride the big boy rides at six flags?

Force is always the weapon of choice for the wrongdoers


The Constitution was written for a reason. It wasn't written by one, it was written by many. It wasn't written in one night.
All changes that have been made to the constitution by one man and/or over night need to be negated.


I may be wrong, but when that trains a comin' you better be runnin' (cause they already took your gun)

Fight or Flight, Logic or Violence, Reason or Force

Choose you defense wisely, if you still have a choice





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LOVETOHEAL 6/30/2013 1:12AM

  "Isn't it possible to just make this entire argument for anti-gun control by replacing the personal firearm with a personal device that is meant to subdue, not kill?"

Good question. When is subduing force sufficient and how can one tell? Too much is lethal, but if too little, then you just bet your life and lost. Suppose we use an electrical device; how much voltage is sufficient and under what circumstances? Is the attacker drunk? High on drugs? How does this change the amount of subdue-ance? Wait! What if the amount to subdue a 300 lb. attacker is lethal to a 120 lb. perpetrator? See where this is going? There is no way to measure a sub-lethal force. One may die from a slip in the tub or a big sneeze. No one, no matter how much information is available, can foretell. An unreliable deterrent to a threat is worse than no deterrent at all because it announces to the attacker that although he is willing to kill you, you are not willing to kill him. Watch the lessons in “The Usual Suspects” in the perspective of defense rather than criminal offense.

Coffeezombie thinks that guns are not equalizers because the young bucks are still faster, smarter and better in every way than old people. Studies show that this is not the case. Most people are far more willing to shoot to defend their life than someone who just wants your wallet. Even when robbers anesthetize their frontal lobes with a drug of choice, it also impairs speed and judgement. An amusing story is illustrative of a day trader who wanted to make a killing in the market by staying up on coke (chase the time zone around the world); after his normal productivity period elapsed, his judgement progressively worsened and he lost heavily. Coffeezombie is appropriately self-named. emoticon

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SEREFAN 5/29/2013 2:53PM

  Isn't it possible to just make this entire argument for anti-gun control by replacing the personal firearm with a personal device that is meant to subdue, not kill?

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MIKE-N-TN 4/4/2013 11:26PM

  CoffeeZombie... I think you miss the whole point. The fact is that, In the U.S. we have a right to keep and bear arms. It doesn't matter what you think, say or drag up as a statistic. If one man would use the power of government to disarm another, how cowardly is that?

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COFFEEZOMBIE 3/22/2013 5:33AM

  If this is the best the pro gun movement has then I am disappointed. This great equalizer is not really that equal Maj. L. Caudill USMC (Ret.), you are right that the elderly person has a better chance against the 19 year old gang banger and the 100lb women has a better chance against the 200lb roid monkey but the young man is still faster/better shot and the roid monkey is probably going to mug you at closer then 21 feet. which is well within the distance needed to pull a HOLSTERED gun. Does it really make people equal? Not really.....


I live in a city (Vancouver) that has had more then 3 mass stabbing rampages. If the attackers had a gun, the great equalizer would have had deaths rather then just injuries. No one has died from well over 20 assaults. Now some would say that a gun would of resulted in no injuries but if you consider that the defenders would of had a gun then you still could of had at least 3 deaths. Realistically more innocent people would of died just by being caught by surprise by a man with a gun.

James Rawles calls guns a force multiplier and he is right. A person in a psychosis can kill way more people with a gun then if he had just had a knife or another weapon. So do having freely available guns really make a healthier nation?

So what about tyranny you ask? Well look at Iraq/Afghanistan, these insurgents have not used guns for most of their "kills" but IED's. So do we really need guns to stop tyranny? No we need plumbing equipment and some basic chemistry.

What really drives the pro-gun movement is fear. Fear of other people, fear of big-brother, fear of being weaker. There is no great game changer to being a weaker person, there is just higher consequences with guns.......

Sources
http:
//www.theppsc.org/Staff_Views/T
ueller/How.Close.htm (21ft comment)
http://www.ctvnews.ca/c
anada/suspect-in-vancouver-mass
-stabbing-faces-12-assault-char
ges-1.1140258 (Mass stabbing)
http://bc.ctvnews.ca/m
an-arrested-after-downtown-vanc
ouver-stabbing-spree-1.1168915 (Mass stabbing pt 2)
http://beaconnews.ca/burnaby/
2013/03/skytrain-stabbings-by-v
ancouver-teen-girls-ends-with-arrest/ (Mass stabbing pt 3)
http://www.survivalblog.com/2
012/11/your-better-half-a-force
-multiplier-by-jlh.html (force multiplier)
http://www.amazon.ca
/How-Survive-End-World-Know/dp/
0452295831 (force multiplier)







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JOEP77 9/14/2012 1:18PM

  The NRA nuts always crack me up. Guns will be taken away when monkeys teach college-level math.
Are NRA folks soooo wimpy that all they can do is cry wolf and drop tears if "gun control" is even talked about, and just for large, automatic weaponry?

Wimps - pussies and wussies, as Bob Dylan would say.

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CHERIRIDDELL 8/30/2012 4:13AM

    Amen!

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MNABOY 8/23/2012 6:03PM

    Good read.

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Eating Well Healthy Salad

Wednesday, August 22, 2012


Here's My take on a traditional chef's salad, which is anything but light fare when it's heaped with meats and cheeses. Our version keeps the satisfaction factor with lean turkey breast and reduced-fat Swiss cheese - and adds plenty of colorful vegetables to the mix.



Uhm duh, it's a chef salad with the meat included, you don't need any additional food after eating this. Sodium is controlled through the meats, cheeses, and dressing.
2 servings, about 4 cups each

Active Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 10 minutes
Nutrition Profile
Diabetes appropriate | Low calorie | Low cholesterol | Low saturated fat | Heart healthy | Healthy weight | High calcium | High fiber | Gluten free |

Ingredients

6 cups mixed, salad
1 cup shredded carrots
2 tablespoons red onion, chopped
1/4 cup dressing, such as Creamy Dill Ranch Dressing (recipe follows)
10 cherry tomatoes
4 slices roast turkey breast, cut up (3 ounces)
2 slices reduced-fat Swiss cheese, cut up (2 ounces)

1.Toss greens, carrots, onion and dressing in a large bowl until coated. Divide between 2 plates. Arrange tomatoes, turkey and cheese on top of the salad.


NutritionPer serving: 180 calories; 4 g fat ( 1 g sat , 0 g mono ); 27 mg cholesterol; 19 g carbohydrates; 21 g protein; 6 g fiber; 757 mg sodium; 956 mg potassium


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Creamy Dill Ranch Dressing
From EatingWell: March/April 2007, The EatingWell Diet (2007)


Cottage cheese blended in a food processor to a creamy texture, while not traditional in Ranch dressing, delivers unbelievable richness with minimal calories and fat.


RecipeAdd/Read Reviews (0)add to 'my eatingwell' printshare 1 1/4 cups

Active Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 10 minutes
Nutrition Profile
Diabetes appropriate | Low calorie | Low carbohydrate | Low cholesterol | Low saturated fat | Heart healthy | Healthy weight | Gluten free |

Ingredients

1 small shallot, peeled
3/4 cup nonfat cottage cheese
1/4 cup reduced-fat mayonnaise
2 tablespoons buttermilk powder, (see Note)
2 tablespoons white-wine vinegar
1/4 cup nonfat milk
1 tablespoon fresh dill, chopped
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper

Preparation

1.With the food processor running, add shallot through the feed tube and process until finely chopped. Add cottage cheese, mayonnaise, buttermilk powder and vinegar. Process until smooth, scraping down the sides as necessary, about 3 minutes. Pour in milk while the processor is running. Scrape down the sides, add dill, salt and pepper and process until combined.

Tips & Notes
Make Ahead Tip: Cover and refrigerate for up to 1 week.
Note: Look for buttermilk powder, such as Saco Buttermilk Blend, in the baking section or with the powdered milk in most supermarkets.

NutritionPer 2-tablespoon serving: 19 calories; 1 g fat ( 0 g sat , 0 g mono ); 1 mg cholesterol; 2 g carbohydrates; 2 g protein; 0 g fiber; 125 mg sodium; 10 mg potassium.


  
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MNABOY 8/23/2012 5:52PM

    Thanks for the recipe.

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GETFIT2LIVE 8/22/2012 2:06PM

    Yum!

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BMCOLLEY 8/22/2012 1:31PM

    I didn't know they had dried buttermilk. I think your recipes are great. You should share them at SparkRecipes.

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DEBBIELCG 8/22/2012 12:33PM

    thanks i will try the salad.

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