2018 August, week 5 -- jgo economic news bits

2nd month of the 3rd quarter of the 29th year of the Bush-Clinton-Shrub-Obummer-Trump economic depression

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  Secure the rights to life, liberty, property & privacy; eliminate the extreme leftist ratchet:

* repeal vile, hateful, unconstitutional national socialist ObummerDoesn'tCare (do NOT replace it)

* block unconstitutional national socialist RyanAndMcConnellDon'tCare

* reform regulation and taxation of charities (differentiate genuine charities from political campaign organizations and crony socialist cabals) and encourage, without subsidizing, mutual benefit associations

* cut immigration/green cards/LPR visas to no more than 175K/year (about what John F. Kennedy thought was reasonable)

* cut O + L + H guest-work visas to no more than 5K/year (total)

* cut F student visas to no more than 10K/year (total) and OPT to 500/year for a term of no more than 3 months

* end visa waivers (everyone must pass a conscientious background investigation, regardless of country of birth or citizenship or most recent residence)

* fence/wall the borders

* terminate/eliminate permission to work from exchange / student exchange / cultural exchange visa programs (you can put on plays, pageants, dance, music, local craftsmanship & industry demonstrations, but not settle in to jobs in hotels, resorts, USA industries, craftsmanship, agriculture, etc.)

* phase out unconstitutional Medicaid & Medicare over 3 years

* phase out the unconstitutional Socialist Insecurity Abomination over 5 years

* end government subsidies for hospitals (and the attached strings)

* end government subsidies for scientific research (except for defense which should cover defense against biological warfare & epidemics)

* repeal regressive income extortion (i.e. repeal 16th amendment; replace with national retail sales tax with hard-cap constitutional top rate of 9.875% structured as a levy on the states)

* revoke the charter of the CFPB and repeal the rest of Dodd-Frank

* revoke the charter of the Federal Reserve System and establish a stable, hard money

* repeal direct election of senators (repeal 17th amendment)

* repeal the unconstitutional Federal Firearms Act and its amendments

* de-fund and repeal the charters of CPB/NPR/PBS

* de-fund the national endowments for arts and humanities and AFI

* de-fund the racist eugenicist Planned Parenthood

* de-fund SBA

* de-fund Export-Import Bank, World Bank, IMF, Asian Development Bank, USAID

* cut foreign aid

* repudiate biased, injust WTO, GATS/TiSA

* re-negotiate or statutorily repudiate/reset GATT & NAFTA

* totally de-fund UN, withdraw membership, and evict them and all their evil spawn from NY and the USA

* cut federal Department of Educationism back to statistical reporting of graduations, diplomas, degrees, and rates thereof (NCES)

* cut Department of Energy by one-third to one-half

* set normal import tariff/duties/taxes to a maximum cap of 9.875%, and MFN to a cap of 8%, dumping penalties to at most 50%, and fraud penalties to at most 120%, eliminate exemptions to bring back burden to between 40% & 65% of all goods and services imported into USA with the aim of reaching an overall weighted average rate of 8%-12.5%

* adopt honest Country of Origin Label requirement for USA products and all imports to USA, requiring readable percentage of origin content for up to top 10 places of origin of parts & materials

* beef up export bans and restrictions for national security and to fight intellectual property robbery and fraud

* cut or eliminate HUD, HHS, NIH, CDCP, NSF; limit and focus their funding and work on constitutional functions & objectives

* cut or eliminate federal highway trust funds & DoT FHA Intelligent Transportation Systems & Amtrak

* repeal Anti-Impoundment Act
 

So, let us join the chorus in calling for immediate resignations of:

Robert B. Aderholt, Pete Aguilar, Lamar Alexander, Mark E. Amodei, Kelly Ayotte,

Don Bacon, Bennett, Jaime Herrera Beutler, Blumenthal, Cory Booker, John Boozman, Boxer, Sherrod Brown,

Ken Calvert, Maria Cantwell, Andre Carson, Bill Cassidy, Joaquin Castro, Jason Chaffetz, Clyburn, Cochran, Mike Coffman, Tom Cole, Chris Collins, Susan M. Collins, Conyers, Coons, Bob Corker, John Cornyn, Ryan A. Costello, Carlos Curbelo, John Abney Culberson,

de Blasio, Diana de Gette, de Lauro, Jeff Denham, Charles Dent, Ted Deutch, Mark de Saulnier, Mario Diaz-Balart, Duffy, Dick Durbin,

Keith Ellison, Emanuel, Ernst, Anna Eshoo, Adriano Espaillat, Esty,

John Faso, Diane Feinstein, Brian FitzPatrick, Jeff Flake, Charles J. Fleischmann, Jeff Fortenberry, Al Franken, Rodney P. Frelinghuysen,

Cory Gardner, Dolly Gee, Lindsey Grahamnesty, Kay Granger, Charles Grassley, Tom Graves, Al Green, Gene Green, Luis Gutierrez,

Andy Harris, Alcee Hastings, Orrin D. Hatch, Dean Heller, Jim Himes, Steny Hoyer, Will Hurd,

Johnny Isakson, Sheila Jackson-Lee, Pramila Jayapal, Jeffries, Evan H. Jenkins, Ron Johnson, David P. Joyce,

Kaine, Marcie Kaptur, John Kasich, John Katko, Robin Kelly, Ro Khanna, Peter King, Amy Klobuchar, Stephen/Steve Knight,

Leonard Lance, James Lankford, Al Lawson, Patrick Leahy, Barbara Lee, Zoe Lofgren, Mia Love, Michelle Lujan-Grisham,

Thomas Massie, Kevin McCarthy, Mitch McConnell, Jerry McNerney, Gregory Meeks, Mikulski, John R. Moolenaar, Jerry Moran, Lisa Murkowski, Chris Murphy,

Janet Napolitano, Bill Nelson, Dan Newhouse,

Steven Palazzo, Erik Paulsen, Nasty Pelosi, Mark Pocan, Rob Portman, David Price,

Mike Quigley,

Tom Reed, David Reichert, Pat Roberts, Martha Roby, Harold Rogers, Thomas J. Rooney, Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, Mike Rounds, Marco Rubio, John Rutherford, Paul Ryan,

Adam B. Schiff, Schmuckie Schumer, Pete Sessions, Michael K. Simpson, Chris Smith, Elise Stefanik, Chris Stewart, Steve Stivers,

Scott Taylor, Bennie Thompson, John Thune, Thom Tillis, David Trott,

Fred Upton,

David G. Valadao,

Maxine Waters, Frederica Wilson, Steve Womack, Rob Woodhall,

Kevin Yoder, David Young;

Zuckerberg, Steyer, Soros, Robbins, O'Rourke, Northam, Nooyi, Murdoch, Muilenburg, Laguarta, Hinojosa, Haythornthwaite, Larry Ellison, Cook, Bloomberg, Bezos, Banga, Adamczyk, all Alphabet/Google/YouTube executives (Bock, Brin, Page, Schmidt, Pichai...), the whole 9th circus... and they should move in shame into remote caves smaller than 200 square feet each for an ascetic life of repentance.

 

 
 
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2018 August, week 5 - jgo economic news bits

2nd month of the 3rd quarter of the 29th year of the Bush-Clinton-Shrub-Obummer-Trump economic depression


 
 

Sunday

Sonntag

Yom Rishon

Domenica

2018-08-26 (5778 Alul 15)

It has been 583 days since president Donald J. Trump was inaugurated, and congress & oath-breaking judges are still blocking visa/immigration & border security reforms, & repeal of evil, unconstitutional, privacy-violating, national socialist ObummerDoesn'tCare.   Cut student, refugee, asylum, exchange, guest-work, green card visas.   Establish standards.   Conduct conscientious background investigations on visa applicants.   Terminate visa waivers.   Fence/wall all USA land-borders and improve ports to better track who enters and exits and when.

2018-08-26 (5778 Alul 15)
Steven A. Camarota, Jason Richwine & Karen Zeigler _Center for Immigration Studies_
there are no honest jobs USA citizens can't & won't do: a detailed look at guest-workers & immigrants (legal & illegal) and natives across occupations: native citizens tend to have high unemployment rates in occupations with high proportions of the foreign-born; 38% of software engineers are now foreign-born, 7% of lawyers are foreign-born
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2018-08-26 (5778 Alul 15)
Charles Hurt _Washington DC Times_
juror spills the beans on politically-motivated attack on Paul J. Manafort ii: I did not want him to be guilty, but he was, and no one should be above constitutional law

2018-08-26 (5778 Alul 15)
_Washington DC Times_
Trump: the do something positive president

2018-08-26 (5778 Alul 15)
colonel Ken Allard _Washington DC Times_
casualties within USA due to porous borders inviting crime, CBP officers become victims of politics

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2018-08-26 (5778 Alul 15)
Tim Ball, PhD
climate variability, recurrent frequencies, & "planning"

2018-08-26 (5778 Alul 15)
Anthony Watts
summer snows wreaking havoc on vacation plans

2018-08-26 (5778 Alul 15)
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  "In the early 1990s, Anders Ericsson, a colleague of Neil Charness at [Felonioius] State University, coined the term 'deliberate practice' to describe this style of serious study, defining it formally as an 'actively designed, typically by a teacher, for the sole purpose of effectively improving specific aspedts of an individual's performance'." --- Calvin C. Newport 2012 _So Good They Can't Ignore You: Why Skills Trump Passion in the Quest for Work You Love_ pg83  

 
 

Monday

Montag

Yom Sheni

Lunedi

2018-08-27 (5778 Alul 16)

It has been 584 days since president Donald J. Trump was inaugurated, and congress & oath-breaking judges are still blocking visa/immigration & border security reforms, & repeal of evil, unconstitutional, privacy-violating, national socialist ObummerDoesn'tCare.   Cut student, refugee, asylum, exchange, guest-work, green card visas.   Establish standards.   Conduct conscientious background investigations on visa applicants.   Terminate visa waivers.   Fence/wall all USA land-borders and improve ports to better track who enters and exits and when.

2018-08-27 (5778 Alul 16)
Dan Cadman _Center for Immigration Studies_
proposal to address the visa over-stay problem by requiring temporary visa grantees to post bonds

2018-08-27 (5778 Alul 16)
Preston Huennekens _Center for Immigration Studies_
the continuing H-2B saga of Maryland crab pickers

2018-08-27 (5778 Alul 16)
Nayla Rush _Center for Immigration Studies_
many follow-up questions on Omar Ameen "refugee" "re-settlement" case (and why aren't DoD, DHS, DoS, DoJ, & congressional committee members asking these questions?)

2018-08-27 (5778 Alul 16)
Gabriella Munoz _Washington DC Times_
AP/NORC poll: most want DHS ICE to arrest illegal aliens & their employers inside USA

2018-08-27 (5778 Alul 16)
Awr Hawkins _Breitbart_
Madden video-game tournament attacker was under repeated psychiatric care for half his life-time, under psycho-active anti-depressants, anti-psychotic prescriptions with inadequate medical supervision; parents & friends mourn victims Eli Clayton & Taylor Robertson
Tampa Bay Tribune/AP
Chris Kitching: UK Mirror
Michael T. Snyder: Freedom OutPost
RashManly: attacker hated Trump supporters, claimed Americans in general are retarded
InterNational CoAlition for Drug Awareness: mother is allegedly PhD toxicologist working at FDA

2018-08-27 (5778 Alul 16)
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2018-08-27 (5778 Alul 16)
Anthony Watts
another ship of climate hyseric fools gets stuck in Arctic ice

2018-08-27 (5778 Alul 16)
Willis Eschenbach
of water and albedo

2018-08-27 (5778 Alul 16)
Kelly Servick _AAAS Science_
"generous" examination of "social" "science" experiments/results yielded only 62% replication
Sarah Crespi, Kelly Servick, Meagan Cantwell & Jennifer Golbeck: AAAS Science: 62% of "social" "science" experiments/results between 2010 & 2015 were replicated (audio pod-cast)
Kelly Servick: AAAS Science: "social" "science" experiments/results got "generous" test
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2015-08-27: psychology
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2016-03-03: economics

2018-08-27 (5778 Alul 16)
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  "African American mathematician and writer Kelly Miller, born in 1863, who astutely observed that the 'capitalist has but one dominating motive, the production and sale of goods. The race or color of the producer counts but little.' The capitalist, he continued, 'gives to every man the unhindered right to work according to his ability and skill. In this proposition the capitalist and the Negro are as one.'" --- Ann Coulter 2012 _Mugged: Racial Demagoguery from the 1970s to Obummer_ pg99 (citing Marvin Olasky 2010-02-13 "History Turned Right Side Up" _World_ http://www.worldmag.com/articles/16346)  

 
 

Tuesday

Dienstag

Yom Shlishi

Martedi

2018-08-28 (5778 Alul 17)

It has been 585 days since president Donald J. Trump was inaugurated, and congress & oath-breaking judges are still blocking visa/immigration & border security reforms, & repeal of evil, unconstitutional, privacy-violating, national socialist ObummerDoesn'tCare.   Cut student, refugee, asylum, exchange, guest-work, green card visas.   Establish standards.   Conduct conscientious background investigations on visa applicants.   Terminate visa waivers.   Fence/wall all USA land-borders and improve ports to better track who enters and exits and when.

2018-08-28 (5778 Alul 17)
Neil Munro _Breitbart_
congress, DoS & DoL have flooded STEM job markets with cheap, young, pliant, low-skilled foreign labor with flexible ethics
Steven A. Camarota, Jason Richwine & Karen Zeigler: Center for Immigration Studies: there are no honest jobs USA citizens won't or can't do, an analysis by occupation (pdf)
data in an evil MSFT format

2018-08-28 (5778 Alul 17)
David North _Center for Immigration Studies_
EB-5 yet again, or "we 2 kings of orient are..."

2018-08-28 (5778 Alul 17)
Dan Cadman _Center for Immigration Studies_
senator Claire McCaskill's (D-MO) 11th hour bid to legislatively mandate E-Verify... though her voting history tells a different story

2018-08-28 (5778 Alul 17)
Todd Bensman _Center for Immigration Studies_
the first reported/recorded illegal alien invader since 2001-09-11, who managed to carry out a terrorist attack, penetrated Mexico-USA & USA-Canada borders (others were caught before planned attacks)

2018-08-28 (5778 Alul 17)
Jeremy Beck _Numbers USA_
USA-based tech firms got more H-1Bs in FY2017 (from 2016-10-01 through 2017-09-30) than FY2016, and that is bad news for USA STEM professionals

2018-08-28 (5778 Alul 17)
Aaron Klein _Breitbart_
witness: Fusion GPS, conspirators who 2016-06-09 tried to entrap Donald Trump ii, met with HitleryRottenClinton associate Edward Lieberman, husband of Clinton chief of staff, in 2015 and on 2016-06-08

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2018-08-28 (5778 Alul 17)
Anthony Watts
Michael Broadley of Centre for Petrographic Research: volcanoes caused largest mass extinction 250M years ago

2018-08-28 (5778 Alul 17)
Anthony Watts
Felonious State U: Arctic rivers have a negative feed-back response to local warming

2018-08-28 (5778 Alul 17)
Anthony Watts
watermelons have a long history of ducking debates, using standard kit of smears, disruption, pre-emption, riots

2018-08-28 (5778 Alul 17)
Anthony Watts
"oceans of plastic"? check the sources

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  "for learning the skills of a lawyer -- or a surgeon or an electrician or a pipe fitter or an accountant -- is mere training. Education is learning how to think critically and absorbing mankind's accumulated wisdom and culture. It is the foundation for everything else, period. When it comes to restoring and preserving our freedom, education is essential. A major reason that so many Americans do not realize their liberties are slipping from their grasp is that they are simply unaware of the tyranny our forefathers rebelled against. The only way to understand why so many strong souls risked everything, including their lives, to climb aboard leaking wooden ships and cross the Atlantic for a mere chance at building a better life is to know the failings of their governments The tyranny of such governments spawned the great works of Hobbes, Locke, and Rousseau, which inspired the learned men who conceived of the American experiment." --- G. Gordon Liddy 2002 _When I Was a Kid, This Was a Free Country_ pg37  

 
 

Wednesday

Mittwoch

Yom Rebiai

Mercoledi

2018-08-29 (5778 Alul 18)

It has been 586 days since president Donald J. Trump was inaugurated, and congress & oath-breaking judges are still blocking visa/immigration & border security reforms, & repeal of evil, unconstitutional, privacy-violating, national socialist ObummerDoesn'tCare.   Cut student, refugee, asylum, exchange, guest-work, green card visas.   Establish standards.   Conduct conscientious background investigations on visa applicants.   Terminate visa waivers.   Fence/wall all USA land-borders and improve ports to better track who enters and exits and when.

2018-08-29 (5778 Alul 18)
Neil Munro _Breitbart_
DHS continuing suspension of premium processing of H-1B applications; regulatory/process changes has stopped accelerating increases in numbers of visas issued, but they remain above 100K/year; no skill-level standards have been formulated, no reductions in maximum numbers or exemptions from those caps

2018-08-29 (5778 Alul 18)
David North _Center for Immigration Studies_
2 actions that can be immediately used to better manage visas/immigration

2018-08-29 (5778 Alul 18)
Todd Bensman _Center for Immigration Studies_
a total media MIA: San Antonio college student, Jared Vargas, was murdered by an illegal alien 2018 June

2018-08-29 (5778 Alul 18)
Dan Cadman _Center for Immigration Studies_
refugee and asylum adjudication needs someone to investigate and skeptically question each application/applicant
I thought that was what USCIS, DoS employees including the ReSettlement Support Center people, CBP at ports, medical doctors, and the VolAgs were all supposed to be doing: questioning, testing honesty (reading body-language, expressions, polygraphs, functional-NMR/-MRI, IR video), conducting background investigations, testing for communicable disease vectors & pathogens...   OK, so what are they doing on the job, instead, or that is considered a higher priority?   I understand that this is only a portion of the jobs of some of these people, and that there are millions of visa applications pending, and tens, hundreds, on occasion thousands of illegal alien invaders at any particular time.   The more I learn, the more I am shocked by how casually and lax the powers-that-be are about this... and how many visas are rubber-stamped, and the demands of oath-breaking judges that people simply be turned loose to roam the USA without any examination at all.   And the better the notion of delivering them to certain gated communities and "compounds" of the politicians is sounding...and close the gates and mount an extra guard outside.

2018-08-29 (5778 Alul 18)
Dan Bongino
chaos in the Dem/Red/Leftist/Regressive party, disgraceful attack against lieutenant-general Mike T. Flynn, John Solomon, hoplophobes, Bruce Ohr's conflicts of interest, Republican Party, Jim Geraghty & the continuing true blue Republican wave over the crazed Dems/Reds/Leftists/Regressives, & tax-victim funded health care for illegal aliens?

2018-08-29 (5778 Alul 18)
Aaron Klein _Breitbart_
president Trump is promoting Mid-East peace by debunking Palestinian "refugee" myth

2018-08-29 (5778 Alul 18)
Lisa Benson _Patriot Post_
Sili Valley/Seattle STEM executives' corruption

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2018-08-29 (5778 Alul 18)
Eric Worrall
UN-appointed watermelons demand extermination of free, open, honest markets

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  "Expertise matters. This seemingly obvious statemet was first tested experimetally in the 1980s by a Swedish emigre psychologist, now at the [Florida State U], named K. Anders Ericsson, who has spent the intervening decades developing what has come to be known as the 'expert performance' model for human achievement. In study after study of experts in fields as diverse as music, competitive athletics, medicine, and chess, Ericsson and his colleagues were unable to discover any significant in-born difference between the most accomplished performers and the 'merely' good. That is, no test for memory, IQ, reaction time, or any other human capacity that might seem to indicate natural talent differentiated the master from the journeyman. What did separate them was, therefore, not inherited, but created; time, not talent, was the critical measurement. Though Ericsson found that both the violinists and basketball players started playing at roughly the same age, the stars in both pursuits spent more time at it than their less accomplished colleagues. Twice as much time, in fact; against all expectations, an expert musician spent, on average 10K hours practicing [in purpose-driven, deliberate, coached/taught ways], as compared to 5K spent by the not-quite-expert. The model turned out to apply to a range of pursuits. Cabinet-makers and cardiologists, golfers and gardeners, all became expert after roughly the same amount of time spent mastering their craft. Of all the legends of James Watt's youth, the one no one doubts is that he spent virtually every waking hour of his 'apprenticeship' year with John Morgan mastering the skills of fine brass-work, gearing, and instrument repair. His pride in the fine navigational instrument he built as his graduation project is indistinguishable from that felt by a gymnast doing her first back hand-spring... By the 1990s, Ericsson's research was demonstrating that the same phenomenon he had first discovered among concert violinists also applied to the creation of innovations: that the cost of becoming consistently productive at creative inventing is [1K-12K] hours of practice -- 5-7 years -- just as it is for music, athletics, and chess." --- William Rosen 2010 _The Most Powerful Idea in the World_ pp116-117 (citing K. Anders Ericsson 1999 "Creative Expertise as Superior Reproducible Performance: Innovative and Flexible Aspects of Expert Performance" _Psychological Inquiry_ vol10 #4)  

 
 

Thursday

Donnerstag

Yom Chamishi

Giovedi

2018-08-30 (5778 Alul 19)

It has been 587 days since president Donald J. Trump was inaugurated, and congress & oath-breaking judges are still blocking visa/immigration & border security reforms, & repeal of evil, unconstitutional, privacy-violating, national socialist ObummerDoesn'tCare.   Cut student, refugee, asylum, exchange, guest-work, green card visas.   Establish standards.   Conduct conscientious background investigations on visa applicants.   Terminate visa waivers.   Fence/wall all USA land-borders and improve ports to better track who enters and exits and when.

2018-08-30 (5778 Alul 19)
Andrew R. Arthur _Center for Immigration Studies_
attorney-general Jeff Sessions issued bright-line rules for immigration case continuances under 8 CFR 1003.29

2018-08-30 (5778 Alul 19)
Dan Cadman _Center for Immigration Studies_
another California court-house arrest of illegal alien, more phony outrage

2018-08-30 (5778 Alul 19)
Neil Munro _Breitbart_
Pradyumna Kumar Samal, CEO of Divensi Inc. & Azimetry Inc. arrested at Seattle-Tacoma air-port, and charged with over 100 counts of H-1B & green card visa fraud, improperly charging visa applicants $5K apiece regardless of whether there was actually any work for them in USA: bench-and-switch
Rachel Lerman: Seattle WA Times
DoJ: CEO of 2 Bellevue WA based bodyshops arrested on visa fraud charges
DoJ: H-1B matters
Kalispell MT Daily Inter Lake/AP

2018-08-30 (5778 Alul 19)
Thomas Gallatin _Patriot Post_
blue-collar optimism soars

2018-08-30 (5778 Alul 19)
Bob Barr _Town Hall_
sole-source/no-bid crony socialism in Washington, DC: bodyshopper Deloitte in bed with CBP?

2018-08-30 (5778 Alul 19)
Ethan Baron _San Jose CA Mercury News_/_The Murk_
cross-border bodyshop sues against requirements that visa applicants provide evidence or claims, comply with USA visa laws; demand even extremely weak standards be abandoned, applications be rubber-stamped

2018-08-30 (5778 Alul 19)
Aaron Klein _Breitbart_
e-mail logs reveal correspondence among Clinton conspirators & Russians

2018-08-30 (5778 Alul 19)
Stephen Dinan _Washington DC Times_
from 1998 through 2012, USA had 4.6% of world population, 2.88% of mass shootings (58th in world), 2.1% of mass shooting deaths (62nd in world)
John Lott ii & Michael Weisser: NYPost
Lukas Mikelionis: Fox
Jazz Shaw: Hot Air
John Lott ii: Principia Scientific
John Lott ii: AmmoLand
William Cunningham, esquire (audio)
William Cunningham, esquire (audio)

2018-08-30 (5778 Alul 19)
Gary Varvel _Patriot Post_
Sili Valley/Seattle STEM executives' corruption
Michael P. Ramirez
A.F. Branco: economy

2018-08-30 (5778 Alul 19)
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2018-08-30 (5778 Alul 19)
Anthony Watts
judge ordered release of e-mail of watermelon climate hysteria conspirators

2018-08-30 (5778 Alul 19)
Anthony Watts
CEI: watermelon state attorneys-general conspired in attacks against energy companies

2018-08-30 (5778 Alul 19)
Anthony Watts
Arctic ice sank watermelon climate hysterics' ship in Bellot strait

2018-08-30 (5778 Alul 19)
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2018-08-30 (5778 Alul 19)
Caroline Redmond _All That's Interesting_
Etzanoa, Quivira -- city lost for centuries, re-discovered in Kansas (SSE of Wichita, N of Ponca City, at NE side of Arkansas City)
Alex Bolano: Science Trends
Mark Miller: Ancient Origins
James Rogers: Fox: thousands of houses, population tens of thousands
2017-04-18: Natalie O'Neill: NYPost: teen made key find that attracted archaeologists' attention
Etzanoa (with map)

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  "Michael Smith, a Washington DC attorney retained by a group of high-tech workers who had lost their jobs. IBM also started to utilize another tactic that became an employer favorite during the 1980s and 1990s: firing a person one day and then bringing him back as an independent contractor, at lower compensation, the next." --- Rick Wartzman 2017 _The End of Loyalty: The Rise and Fall of Good Jobs in the USA_ pg320  

 
 

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2018-08-31 (5778 Alul 20)

It has been 588 days since president Donald J. Trump was inaugurated, and congress & oath-breaking judges are still blocking visa/immigration & border security reforms, & repeal of evil, unconstitutional, privacy-violating, national socialist ObummerDoesn'tCare.   Cut student, refugee, asylum, exchange, guest-work, green card visas.   Establish standards.   Conduct conscientious background investigations on visa applicants.   Terminate visa waivers.   Fence/wall all USA land-borders and improve ports to better track who enters and exits and when.

2018-08-31 (5778 Alul 20)
Andrew R. Arthur _Center for Immigration Studies_
DHS ICE detains 160 apparent illegal aliens at employer Load Trail

2018-08-31 (5778 Alul 20)
Dan Cadman _Center for Immigration Studies_
priorities: defending national security or employment discrimination against aliens?

2018-08-31 (5778 Alul 20)
Nate Jackson _Patriot Post_
president Trump encourages merit pay for federal government employees

2018-08-31 (5778 Alul 20)
Ken Blackwell _Patriot Post_
USA economy is stronger than it has been for over a decade (but more is required to recover from 2000-2002 recession, and long slow slide in employed/population ratios)

2018-08-31 (5778 Alul 20)
Stephen Dinan _Washington DC Times_
federal district judge Andrew Hanen rules Obummer blanket amnesty for NIGHTMARE illegal aliens is likely illegal, not likely to overcome the clear language of the Immigration and Nationality act (IANA/INA as amended in 1965 and since), letting state attorneys-general case to progress through appeals process

2018-08-31 (5778 Alul 20)
Jordan Candler _Patriot Post_
Dem/Red/Leftist/Regressive obstruction let up, some judicial & other appointment approvals resume

2018-08-31 (5778 Alul 20)
Thomas Gallatin _Patriot Post_
Red China has HitleryRottenClinton's classified e-mail messages
Richard Pollock: Daily Caller: Red China hacked server

2018-08-31 (5778 Alul 20)
_Patriot Post_
STDs spike in USA

2018-08-31 (5778 Alul 20)
Chris Pandolfo _Classical Liberal Review_
fraudster PACs tried to kill the TEA partiers; now GOP is suffering effects: in election, Ted Cruz is under heavily-financed attacks from leftists, RINOs, & neo-cons

2018-08-31 (5778 Alul 20)
Craig Bannister _CNS_
CBP officer explained why fences and walls work to reduce & deter illegal alien invasions (with video)

2018-08-31 (5778 Alul 20)
Garvin Oliver & Ken Oliver _Media Research Center News Busters_
Univision propagandizes against any standards for H-1B visas
USCIS: number of H-1B Applications & Approved by USCIS
employment/unemployment graphs
employment/unemployment graphs by industry
employment/unemployment graphs by occupation
graphs of visa statistics
graphs of education statistics

2018-08-31 (5778 Alul 20)
Greg Robb _MarketWatch_
UMich consumer sentiment index changed from 97.9 in late-July to 95.3 in mid-August to 96.2 in late-August
Richard Curtin: UMich Surveys of Consumers
St. Louis Fed
Federal Reserve Board St. Louis

2018-08-31 (5778 Alul 20)
John Binder _USA All Americans_
IBM dumped 20K "older" (40+) USA citizen STEM professionals, sought to import 37K cheap, young, pliant, low-skilled foreign workers with flexible ethics since 2014

2018-08-31 (5778 Alul 20)
Michael P. Ramirez _Patriot Post_
Dem/Red/Leftist/Regressive/Fascist/Marxist house of cards

2018-08-31 (5778 Alul 20)
_Patriot Post_
Dem/Red/Leftist/Regressive/Fascist/Marxist propaganda failure
flood of cheap labor

2018-08-31 (5778 Alul 20)
Deana Chadwell _USA Thinker_
legalize the USA constitution

2018-08-31 (5778 Alul 20)
Larry O'Connor _Washington DC Times_
classical liberals & libertarians should embrace free, open, honest markets... not crony socialism
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2018-08-31 (5778 Alul 20)
Anthony Watts
NASA sees indications of water on/in Jupiter

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2018-08-31 (5778 Alul 20)
10 commandments/ aseret/asereth ha dibrot

613 mitzvoth/taryag mitzvot
ChaBaD: 613 mitzvoth/taryag mitzvot

7 laws of Noah

Natural Law
Golden Rule, Hillel's Judaism while standing on one foot, and similar brief ethical rules of thumb
Natural Rights vs. legal privileges

The Libertarian Principle: No individual or group of individuals may morally initiate physical force or fraud against others.   Anyone who does initiate the use of physical force or fraud is unethical and criminal.
Objectivist tree
Existence
Consciousness Identity
ReasonPurposeSelf-Esteem
  Rationality     Independence     Integrity     Honesty     Justice     Productiveness     Pride  

Gene Autry's CowBoy Code
1. The CowBoy must never shoot first, hit a smaller man, or take un-fair advantage.
2. He must never go back on his word, or a trust confided in him.
3. He must always tell the truth.
4. He must be gentle with children, the elderly, and animals.
5. He must not advocate or possess racially or religiously intolerant ideas.
6. He must help people in distress.
7. He must be a good worker.
8. He must keep himself clean in thought, speech, action, and personal habits.
9. He must respect women, parents, and his nation's laws.
10. The CowBoy is a patriot.

13 attributes of mercy
"Thus saith the Lord GOD: Let it suffice you, O princes of Israel; remove violence and spoil, and execute justice and righteousness; take away your exactions from My people, saith the Lord GOD. Ye shall have just balances, and a just ephah..." --- Ezekiel/ יחזקאל/ Yechezqal 45:9-
"Now this is the mitzvoth, the statutes, and the ordinances, which HaShem your God commanded (Moshah/Moses/Musa) to teach you, that you might comply-with/execute/carry-out/fulfill/do them in the land to which you go to possess... Hear, oh Israel; HaShem our God, HaShem is unique. And you must love HaShem your God, with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your might. And these words, which I command you this day, must be in your heart; and you must teach them diligently to your children, and must talk about them when you sit in your house, and when you walk by the path, and when you lie down, and when you rise up. And you must bind them like a sign on your hand (so you will often see them), and as a sign on your fore-head between your eyes (so others with you will often see them). And you must write them on the door-posts of your house, and on your gates (so those who enter or pass by will see them)." --- Deuteronomy/ דברים/ deberim/debrim/words 5-6
 
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  "The rise in prosperity was in part due to new opportunities presented by the Union, and in part also to the ability of the Scots to seize the opportunities. It has been said that, in a reaction against the religious furies of the 17th century, Scotland developed a secular spirit, turned to money-making, and according to some, magnified the virtues of thrift, abstinence, and hard work int a kind of piety expressed in the fact that copies of the _Shorter Catechism_ issued to children bore the multiplication talbes on the back... Capitalism existed before Calvinism. Certainly the secular spirit of 'reason' advanced in Scotland as elsewhere, but frequent controversies are proof that there was still an active interest in religion adn there is ample evidence that simple piety was maintained in many ordinary households. What is true is that the regard for truth and honesty inculcated in the discipline of the Kirk was a good foundation for success in business, and that Scottish people, trained to the 'economic' virtues in a long struggle against a hard environment, were quick to exploit the advantage offered by better conditions." --- John Duncan Mackie, Bruce Lenman & Geoffrey Parker 1964, 1978, 1984 _An History of Scotland_ pp288-289  

 
 


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  "The nationalists -- or National Whigs as they might better be called -- showed no fear or hesitation about the wholesomeness of the popular will.   They had received & had under-taken to model a gov't based on the consent of the governed.   Though in some form or phrase such consent had long stood as a principle of English constitutional doctrine, it was a distinctively American contribution to insist that consent could no longer rest on legal fiction.   American whiggery required some much more explicit procedure for the implementation of consent." --- J.R. Pole 1966 _Political Representation in England & the Origins of the American Republic_  

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