Patriotism Defeats Election Crimes


John R. Houk, Blog Editor

© December 24, 2020

Here are some Patriotic videos (I’m including the Ex22 Report who is a fan of Q who is full of positive info that NEVER takes place … at least so far) with best regards to Bitchute and a load of ill-regard to censorship minded Youtube. Patriotism means awareness means Dem-Marxists are in the process of an election coup utilizing COVID-fearmongering to make America a One-Party Marxist State intent on controlling YOUR thinking and actions. Following the videos is a cross post of a National File article on how Vice President Pence as the President of the Senate Constitutionally can nullify disputed (i.e., criminally fraudulent) elections in five or is it six States.

The first video is new music from ‘70s rockers protesting COVID lockdowns, but if you listen to the words; one could apply it the Dem-Marxist election coup.

JRH 12/24/20

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STAND AND DELIVER, ANTI-LOCKDOWN SONG WRITTEN BY VAN MORRISON AND PERFORMED BY ERIC CLAPTON

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Van Morrison (75) recently shared three anti-lockdown protest songs, in which he accused the government of being “fascist bullies”. ‘No More Lockdown’, ‘Born to Be Free’ and ‘As I Walked Out’ were written in opposition to the government’s coronavirus restrictions.

Now, he and Clapton (75) have shared ‘Stand and Deliver’ that continues Morrison’s protest against the lockdowns.

All proceeds from the song will go to Morrison’s Lockdown Financial Hardship Fund, which helps musicians facing financial insecurity as a result of the coronavirus crisis.

Clapton said: ““We must stand up and be counted because we need to find a way out of this mess. The alternative is not worth thinking about. Live music might never recover.”

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STATEMENT BY DONALD J. TRUMP, THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES

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22nd December, 2020 – Statement by Donald J. Trump, The President of the United States

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[X22 Report] EP. 2360B – WE THE PEOPLE ARE ABOUT TO TAKE BACK THE COUNTRY, THE CURE WILL SPREAD WW

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🇺🇸 All credit to “X22report” – Original video: http://bitly.ws/aRMP
Bitchute Channel: https://bit.ly/2EU5c3a YT-Channel: DELETED by YT

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[X22 Report] EP. 2361B – PENCE CARD IN PLAY, PREPARE TO SURFACE, RIG FOR RED, HOLD THE LINE (MIRRORED) [Election Fraud hence the “Pence Card” begins to be addressed at 6:16 mark.]

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38234 subscribers –  December 24th, 2020 09:26 UTC 

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EXCLUSIVE: White House Memo Details How ‘Pence Card’ Can Save Trump’s Presidency On Dec 23

A White House memo that details how Vice President Mike Pence is legally required to reject Electoral College votes from contested states.

 

By TOM PAPPERT

December 22, 2020

National File

Sources in the Trump administration confirmed to National File that President Donald Trump’s most vocal advocates within the White House have determined that both U.S. Code and the Constitution contain language that requires Vice President Mike Pence to reject unlawful Electoral College certificates, but Pence must act by no later than Wednesday, December 23.

The drafters of this White House memo believe that the federal check to the states’ elections resides with Vice President Mike Pence in his role as President of the Senate. Additionally, Pence has the sole power determine whether to reject impermissible states of electors. However, Pence is legally required to do this on the fourth Wednesday in December, which this year falls on December 23.

National File’s sources in the White House indicated that the memo was requested by those in the President’s circle who are most keen to see the 2020 election, and the ensuing fallout, administered in as transparent of a manner as possible. They also indicate that the push to find a path to verify the 2020 election’s integrity is not coming solely from the White House, but also comes from across numerous agencies in the administration.

The emergence of the memo could mark a decided shift in roles for Pence, our sources explain. Since the days immediately following the election, Pence has remained relatively silent compared to President Trump and his legal team.

The revelation that Pence alone can reject allegedly fraudulent Electoral College certificates shifts the spotlight from President Trump and Congressional leaders significantly by putting President Trump’s electoral destiny squarely on Pence’s shoulders.

This memo will likely interfere with Pence’s travel plans, as the vice president recently announced his intention to travel to Israel for two weeks after January 6, when he will preside over a joint session of Congress, according to the Times of Israel.

What’s Inside The Memo

Pence can deny Electoral College certificates from states with widespread election fraud.

FROM THE MEMO:

Article II, Section 1 of the U.S. Constitution requires that “Each State shall appoint, in such Manner as the Legislature thereof may direct, a Number of Electors.”  Therefore, the papers (or “slates”) the states attempted to submit to the President of the Senate and Archivist of the United States are not legal, permissible certificates of votes and lists by Electors as recited in Title 3, U.S.C., sections 9 and 11.  Arizona, Georgia, Michigan, Nevada, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin violated the U.S. Constitution’s Art. 2, S.1, Cl.2 and 14th Amendment, Section 1, Equal Protection Clause in administering their elections, therefore rendering their slates impermissible.

On Dec. 14, the States consummated a fraudulent and Constitutionally deficient certification of their electors as required by 3 USC 7.  State and federal authorities have discovered Overwhelming evidence of election fraud and irregularities since Nov. 4, likely  rising to the level of criminal election fraud and public corruption. Civil courts dismissed these claims procedurally, rather than on substance.

Pence must then notify the Secretary of State in each contested state that they have until January 6 to send a legal Electoral College certificate.

FROM THE MEMO:

The President of the Senate, as the Vice President, statutorily sits on the National Security Council and is privy to information no other individual in the Presidential electoral process has — not the States, not the SCOTUS, not U.S. Congress. This specifically includes any classified evidence and assessments which emanate from EO 13848 regarding foreign interference with US elections. Therefore, the President of the Senate is uniquely qualified to issue judgement on impermissible electors.

This is not an option for Pence. If he intends to follow the law from December 23 until January 6, he must instruct these states to remedy their Electoral College certificates.

FROM THE MEMO:

JUDGMENT:  All of these factors above inform and contribute to the Vice President’s analysis in deciding that he, as the representative of the Federal Seat of Government did not “receive” a constitutionally permissible slate of electors.  For that reason, he is not only duty-bound to request that the States send certificates and lists as required by Title 3, U.S.C., sections 9 and 11 from Electors that were appointed in the manner that the State Legislatures directed as soon as possible, he is also the sole plenary power that has the authority to make this determination.

The drafters of the memo also tell National File that, assuming the six contested states – Pennsylvania, Arizona, Georgia, Michigan, Wisconsin, and Nevada – do not remedy their Electoral College certificates by either selecting them in the Legislature or holding another election, President Trump will prevail in the Electoral College.

As there will no longer be 538 possible electoral votes, with several states having having disqualified themselves by refusing to comply, President Trump will have accrued 232 electors to Joe Biden’s 227.

READ THE FULL DRAFT MEMO:

[Blog Editor: National File PDF of “DRAFT MEMO”: https://nationalfile.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/Pence-Memo-Dec-23-PDF.pdf]

Sample Letter For Secretaries of State

The memo also contains a sample letter our sources say could be signed by Pence at any time on December 23.

Sample Letter to Secretaries of State on Operation Pence Memo

National File first covered Pence’s responsibility to act lawfully on December 23 last weekend. Thus far, National File has not been able to locate a relevant public comment from Pence or his surrogates.

Tom Pappert is the editor-in-chief of National File.

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‘Pence Card’ not Played, Amistad Lawsuit Goes into Effect Names Pence, Others say Date Not Important

 

By Kari Donovan

December 23, 2020

DJHJ MEDIA

President Trump retweeted a copy of a Memo, starting online conversations between people outlining authorities and powers that Vice President Mike Pence could have used by Midnight Wednesday night to stop the certification of electors in troubled states where there was suspected voter fraud, and it appears that Pence chose to ignore those powers, which, according to some posters result in him being named in a lawsuit by the Amistad Project.

That is one version of the story which many people are following. There is another version of the Constitutional duties Pence has that says Wednesday is not an important date in the process at all, and January 6th is the important date.

If the “Pence card” theory is true, this is how it unfolds:

The idea was that Pence had until Midnight Wednesday to “pull the Pence Card” which was described as Pence sending demand letters to contested states, whose voter tallies were suspect.

The Gateway Pundit reported on the matter and said,” Many experts believe that Vice President Mike Pence has the duty to throw out electoral college recommendations in the 2020 election that are based on fraud. 

This will then force these states to have their legislatures choose the set of delegates they believe will best represent the state’s election results.“

One reporter said, “President Trump has retweeted the #PenceCard memo, which details an argument set out by @Raiklin, showing how Vice President Pence has until midnight tonight to deny Electoral College votes from states with rampant voter fraud”

This is the Memo Trump tweeted Wednesday evening:

According to the Amistad lawsuit:

“The above-named Plaintiffs Wisconsin Voters Alliance, Pennsylvania Voters Alliance, Georgia Voters Alliance, Election Integrity Fund, Arizona Election Integrity Alliance, Lynie Stone, Baron Benham, Debi Haas, Brenda Savage, Matthew Dadich, Leah Hoopes, Ron Heuer, Richard W. Kucksdorf, Debbie Jacques, John Wood, Sonny Borrelli, Warren Peterson, Matthew Maddock Daire Rendon, David Steffen, Jeff L. Mursau, William T. Ligon and Brandon Beach, for their complaint, allege as follows:

Vice President Michael Richard Pence is a Defendant sued in his official capacity as President of the United States Senate. As such, Pence is identified as having legal obligations under the Constitution and federal law regarding opening and counting the ballots of Presidential electors for President and Vice President.

INTRODUCTION

  1. State Legislatures are Prohibited from Fulfilling Their Constitutional Responsibility.

This lawsuit seeks protection of voters’ rights in Presidential elections. Voters in Presidential elections have a constitutional right to have their respective state legislatures meet after the election and certify their votes and, based on the votes, certify the Presidential electors whose votes are counted in Congress to elect the President and Vice President.

In drafting Article II, the Framers of the Constitution reasoned state legislatures should select Presidential electors so as “to afford as little opportunity as possible to tumult and disorder” and to place “every practicable obstacle [to] cabal, intrigue, and corruption,” including “foreign” powers” that might try to insinuate themselves into our elections.

Article II limited Congress’s role in selecting the President and provided no constitutional role for Governors. Yet, at present state legislatures should select Presidential electors so as “to afford as little opportunity as possible to tumult and disorder” and to place “every practicable obstacle [to] cabal, intrigue, and corruption,” including “foreign powers” that might try to insinuate themselves into our elections.

STANDING

As voters, the Plaintiffs have legal standing to bring these constitutional claims to ensure that Presidential elections are constitutionally conducted by Defendants.27

  1. The Plaintiffs claim that Article II of the U.S. Constitution provides a voter a constitutional right to the voter’s Presidential vote being certified as part of the state legislature’s post-election certification of Presidential electors. Absence such certification, the Presidential electors’ votes from that state cannot be counted by the federal Defendants toward the election of President and Vice President. Because the Plaintiffs’ votes are not counted as part of the constitutionally-required state legislative post-election certification of Presidential electors, the Defendants are causing the Plaintiffs to be disenfranchised. See Baten v. McMaster, 967 F.3d 345, 352–53 (4th Cir. 2020) (voters who vote in Presidential elections have standing on claims of government causing disenfranchisement).
  1. When Defendants violate the Constitution as it relates to Presidential elections in the Defendant, all voters in Presidential elections suffer an injury-in-fact caused by the Defendants.

Voters in a Presidential election, in this instance, have an injury-in-fact different than the public because when they voted and they had an interest that the election in which they voted is constitutionally-conducted. The same is true of future elections. Finally, the Court can redress the Plaintiffs’ injuries by issuing a declaratory judgment and accompanying injunction to enjoin the Defendants’ unconstitutional conduct.

  1. As voters, each Plaintiff has a fundamental right to vote.28 Thus, each Plaintiff has a recognized protectable interest. As the U.S. Supreme Court has long recognized, a person’s right to […]

Read the full 116 page lawsuit here

Suspiciously, the Lincoln project, a group of failed Republican consultants with ties to foreign interests, who hate Trump, took credit for starting the idea that Pence would betray Trump with the “PenceCard”, which then led to an article in Axios that allowed leftist media to attack Trump, and dehumanize him.

The Lincoln Project bragging:

THis Axios article is the result of the Lincoln Project braggart mythology:

At this point it is unclear what Pence’s thoughts are on the “Pence Card” play. His latest post was:

Kari Donovan is an ex-Community Organizer who writes about Voter Engagement, Cultural Marxism and Campaigns. She has been a grassroots volunteer with the GOP, on and off for 18 years. She is a Homeschool Mom in North Carolina and loves Photojournalism and Citizen Journalism. @Saorsa1776

 

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Blog Editor: The Gateway Pundit on the Pence Card from 12/23/20:

 

“Mike Pence Must Do This” – President Trump Retweets “Operation Pence Card” Urging His VP to Act on Fraudulent Election; By Jim Hoft; The Gateway Pundit; 12/23/20 7:38pm

Lucas-Bridenstine Weather Forecasting Bill Passed in the House


My Oklahoma Representative Jim Bridenstine (R-OK1) had some legislation pass the House as part of the joint House-Senate Committee work to get a Bill to the President to sign. I’m just not certain if it will land on Obama’s desk or Trump’s desk. I pray it is Trump’s desk.

 

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Lucas-Bridenstine Weather Forecasting Bill Passed in the House

 

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Sent by Rep. Jim Bridenstine

Sent 1/10/2017 5:04 PM

 

Yesterday the U.S. House unanimously approved H.R. 353, the Lucas-Bridenstine Weather Research and Forecasting Innovation Act.  This legislation prioritizes protecting lives and property.

Our aim is to have zero deaths from tornadoes and other extreme weather events. This bill gets us closer to that day.  I thank my House colleagues for their support, and anticipate swift Senate passage and that the President will sign it into law.

This legislation is the product of a bipartisan effort.  It directs the Administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to focus resources and effort to:

 

  • Rebalance NOAA funding to place a higher priority on weather-related research and activities;

 

  • Emphasize developing accurate forecasts and timely warnings of high impact weather events;

 

  • Create programs to extend warning lead times and improve forecasts for tornadoes and hurricanes;

 

  • Develop a plan to utilize advanced technology to regain U.S. superiority in weather modeling and forecasts;

 

  • Increase focus and continue development of seasonal forecasts and how to maximize information from these forecasts; and

 

  • Enhance coordination among various federal government weather stakeholders.

 

The legislation also authorizes and extends a NOAA pilot program already under way thanks to a partnership between the House Science Space and Technology and the House Appropriations Committee. Under this pilot program, NOAA has already issued two contracts to procure commercial satellite weather data. This pilot program could bring about a paradigm shift in how NOAA makes decisions about future procurement of critical weather data.

House Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith added, “Americans from coast to coast will now be better prepared for severe weather with the passage of the Weather Research and Forecasting Innovation Act.  This bill has been four years in the making and is long overdue.  It will transform our nation’s weather gathering efforts and help save lives and property.  This legislation strengthens the underlying atmospheric science while simultaneously advancing innovative technology and reforming operations to provide better weather data, models, and forecasts.  America can thank Reps. Lucas and Bridenstine for leading this innovation initiative.  We look forward to the Senate approving this bill soon.”

The Washington Post called this “the first major piece of weather legislation adopted since the early 1990s.”  The legislation, originally introduced in the House in 2013, passed the House in 2015, and last December the Senate approved an amended version.  Provisions in the bill approved today are nearly identical to the Senate version, so we can anticipate swift passage again in the Senate and presentation to the President for signing into law.

 

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McCarthy says NO as Speaker


John R. Houk

© October 8, 2015

In case you havent heard Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) shocked the GOP Establishment by taking his hat OUT of the ring for Speaker of the House. Rep. McCarthy had a reputation of being more RINO than Speaker Boehner. The FireMcCarthy.com website writes this on their main page about Rep. McCarthy:

Rep. Kevin McCarthy is a “nice guy” but that doesn’t mean he is qualified or conservative enough to lead the people’s House. Just like John Boehner, McCarthy scores terribly with conservatives.

o FreedomWorks gave McCarthy a score of 52.

o Conservative Review gave him a score of 45.

o Madison Project gave him an abysmal 42.

He scores worse than former Majority Leader Eric Cantor, who lost his own district. Conservatives havent forgotten this. If McCarthy is chosen, well see that hes fired. Add your name to the list of Americans who Demand a Conservative Speaker.

Read the Official Release.

CALL YOUR MEMBER OF CONGRESS – (202) 224-3121

Now I strongly suspect the name of FireMcCarthy.com will change according to whom the GOP Establishment pushes for the next Speaker. I pray that the Republicans can agree on a more principled Conservative that the Establishment can feel they can work. IF NOT, then it may be time to split from or boot out the RINOs to give voters a more reliable choice other than a deceptive Establishment Republican or evil change-America Democrat.

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Kevin McCarthy Drops Out of House Speaker Race: Its Best We Have a New Face

By Rob Bluey

October 08, 2015

Daily Signal

Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., has ended his bid to become the next speaker of the House of Representatives.

McCarthy, the current GOP majority leader, was the leading candidate among the three Republicans seeking the job. However, he lacked the 218 votes needed to win a vote on the floor after the conservative House Freedom Caucus endorsed Rep. Daniel Webster, R-Fla. Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, is also running for the job.

I am not the right person to lead at this moment, McCarthy reportedly told his Republican colleagues at a meeting today. He elaborated at a press conference Thursday afternoon.

VIDEO: Watch Rep. Kevin McCarthy speak on dropping out from Speaker’s race

 

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Published on Oct 8, 2015

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy dropped out of the Republican race for Speaker of the House on Thursday and addressed the move at a brief afternoon news conference.

I dont want make voting for speaker a tough one, McCarthy said. I dont want to go to the floor and win with 220 votes. I think the best thing for our party right now is that you have 247 votes on the floor. If we are going to be strong, we have to be 100 percent united.

He added, I just think its best we have a new face.

Kevin McCarthy@GOPLeader

We’re public servants. I have always put this Conference and Country ahead of myself. We need to unite behind one leader and get to work.

McCarthys decision forced Republicans to postpone todays speaker election. Speaker John Boehner, who will resign Oct. 30, said in a statement that he would stay on as speaker until a new person is chosen. The speaker does not have to be a member of Congress.

The news apparently stunned members of Congress who were in the room with McCarthy. Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., spoke to reporters afterward to explain what happened. Issa said McCarthy would like to remain in his majority leader post.

VIDEO: Rep. Darrell Issa on McCarthy

 

Published by Heritage Response Room

Published on Oct 8, 2015

Chaffetz, who currently leads the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, told reporters he remains a candidate for speaker.

We need to have a lot more family discussion because we need to find somebody that our whole body can unite behind, and do what we were elected to do, Chaffetz said. I was absolutely stunned, surprised, and shocked that this happened, but our conference is going to have to do a lot of deep soul-searching and well see what happens.

Webster, who has the backing of the 40-member Freedom Caucus, stressed that he would remain committed to improving the way the House operates.

A lot of members would like to see us modify in some way the rules and then use them, Webster said. Right now we dont use our rules. We circumvent them every day and thats the problem.

Several Republicans voiced their reaction to the McCarthy news on Twitter:

[Blog Editor: Go to Daily Signal to view the numerous GOP Tweets]

Democrats, who will likely support House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi for speaker, used the opportunity to attack their political adversaries.

[Blog Editor: Go to Daily Signal to view the numerous Dem Tweets]

Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., who was going to nominate McCarthy at todays meeting, reiterated he would not seek the job himself.

Kevin McCarthy is best person to lead the House, and so Im disappointed in this decision. Now it is important that we, as a Conference, take time to deliberate and seek new candidates for the speakership. While I am grateful for the encouragement Ive received, I will not be a candidate. I continue to believe I can best serve the country and this conference as Chairman of the Ways and Means Committee.

Another Republican, Rep. Trey Gowdy of South Carolina, said he was uninterested in the job. Gowdy is currently leading the Houses Benghazi investigation, which became an issue for McCarthy after he suggested the House investigation had hurt former Secretary of State Hillary Clintons poll numbers. McCarthy apologized for his comments and told reporters Thursday those comments were a factor in his decision.

Yesterday, at the monthly Conversations with Conservatives event on Capitol Hill, The Daily Signal interviewed lawmakers about their expectations for the next speaker:

VIDEO: What 6 House Conservatives Want From Their New Speaker

 

Published by The Daily Signal

Published on Oct 7, 2015

At the monthly Capitol Hill gathering Conversations with Conservatives, six lawmakers gave their take on the leadership fight and shared what they want from their new speaker.

In the lead up to todays meeting, the Freedom Caucus, which is credited with pressuring Boehner to retire early, vowed to band together as a group and vote for Webster as a powerful voting bloc.

Rep. Dave Brat, R-Va., mentioned upon leaving the meeting that everyones surprised and reiterated again that the Freedom Caucus, and other conservatives, are calling for a more open legislative process, where rank-and-file lawmakers could put bills and amendments on the House floor and have a larger say in picking committee chairmen.

The whole conference was moving toward a better process, Brat said. Right after John Boehner stepped down the whole conference was moving toward more inclusion of members, chairs that run the meetings, regular order.

I dont view it that way [as a victory], he added. I want the conference and the country to make progress.

Brat noted that several policy issue confront Congress, including a debate over the debt limit, government spending, and Russias airstrikes in Syria.

Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, explained why he nominated Webster to speaker.

It was about principle over power, King said, It was about overhauling this House, and turning this pyramid of power upside down, and letting the members be in charge, and running things through the regular order.

Another Republican, Rep. Louie Gohmert of Texas, also stressed process over personality.

[Boehner] became speaker and he became Nancy Pelosi in the way he ran things, not in what he supported, but in the way he ran things, the Texas Republican said. It was a top down, this is the way were going to do it.

Gohmert, who challenged Boehner for speaker in January, added, We need a speaker who allows the Members of the House to participate.

Melissa Quinn and Josh Siegel contributed to this story.

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When Leftists Call Fiorina a Liar


When Leftists Call Fiorina a Liar

YOU KNOW there is a warping of a real truth

By John R. Houk

© September 18, 2015

I was watching Leftie Fox News contributor Alan Colmes call Fiorina a liar about her passionate disgust with of a baby abortedI mean – murdered fully intact with the heart beating and people talking about harvesting baby’s brain. It was an abhorrent description of infanticide. So I decided to look for that video.

An unsurprising Google search turned up numerous Left Wing websites calling a Fiorina a liar just like Colmes. The fact is, after you hear a Leftist say something is a lie, it is more than likely the truth.

The truth is the video in question does not actually show an intact baby allegedly aborted but heart beating on a table. The video does show former StemExpress employee Holly O’Donnell describing the exact event that Carly Fiorina accused Planned Parenthood of at the CNN GOP Debate on Wednesday. In fact the O’Donnell description flashes to a fully baby that has the appearance of being taken from a women prematurely (as in the skin was all red) with one of the tiny precious legs have a spasm. Included with the video below is the entire Youtube description (This video is a repeat performance of an earlier cross post – “The Secret History of Planned Parenthood”):

VIDEO: Human Capital – Episode 3: Planned Parenthood’s Custom Abortions for Superior Product

 

Published by The Center for Medical Progress

Published on Aug 19, 2015

Image of Walter Fretz, born prematurely at 19 weeks, from http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2542212/Mother-shares-heartbreaking-photos-baby-miscarried-19-weeks.html
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

#PPSellsBabyParts PLANNED PARENTHOOD ABORTED BABY’S HEART STILL BEATING IN LATE-TERM ORGAN HARVESTING CASE

Whistleblower Who Harvested Aborted Baby Parts Inside Planned Parenthood Clinics for StemExpress Describes “Most Difficult Experience I Had There” In Latest Documentary Episode

Contact: Peter Robbio, probbio@crcpublicrelations.com, 703.683.5004

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 19–The third episode in a new documentary web series and 7th video on Planned Parenthood’s supply of aborted fetal tissue tells a former procurement technician’s harrowing story of harvesting an intact brain from a late-term male fetus whose heart was still beating after the abortion.

The “Human Capital” documentary web series, produced by The Center for Medical Progress, integrates expert interviews, eyewitness accounts, and real-life undercover interactions to explore different themes within Planned Parenthood’s sale of aborted fetal tissue. Episode 3, “Planned Parenthood’s Custom Abortions for Superior Product,” launches today at: http://www.centerformedicalprogress.org/2015/08/human-capital-episode-3-planned-parenthoods-custom-abortions-for-superior-product/

The series focuses on the personal narrative of Holly O’Donnell, a former Blood and Tissue Procurement Technician for StemExpress, a biotech start-up that until last week was partnered with two large northern California Planned Parenthood affiliates to purchase their aborted fetus parts and resell them for scientific experimentation.

O’Donnell describes the harvesting, or “procurement,” of organs from a nearly intact late-term fetus aborted at Planned Parenthood Mar Monte’s Alameda clinic in San Jose, CA. “‘I want to see something kind of cool,’” O’Donnell says her supervisor asked her. “And she just taps the heart, and it starts beating. And I’m sitting here and I’m looking at this fetus, and its heart is beating, and I don’t know what to think.”

The San Jose Planned Parenthood does abortions up to 20 weeks of pregnancy. Referring to the beating heart of the aborted fetus, O’Donnell remarks, “I don’t know if that constitutes it’s technically dead, or it’s alive.”

State and federal law require that the same treatment be given to an infant born-alive after an abortion as to a normally delivered baby (1 U.S.C. 8, CA Health and Safety Code 123435). California law also prohibits any kind of experimentation on a fetus with a discernible heartbeat (CA Health and Safety Code 123440). StemExpress has been cited in published scientific literature as a source of fetal hearts used for Langendorff perfusion, which keeps a heart beating after it is excised from the body: http://www.hindawi.com/journals/omcl/2015/730683/

O’Donnell also tells how her StemExpress supervisor instructed her to cut through the face of the fetus in order to get the brain. ““She gave me the scissors and told me that I had to cut down the middle of the face. I can’t even describe what that feels like,” she says.

The video also features recordings of Dr. Ben Van Handel, the Executive Director of Novogenix Laboratories, LLC, and also of Perrin Larton, Procurement Manager of Advanced Bioscience Resources, Inc. (ABR). Novogenix is the company that has harvested fetal organs from abortions done by Planned Parenthood Federation of America’s Senior Director of Medical Services, Dr. Deborah Nucatola, in Los Angeles, while ABR is the oldest fetal tissue procurement company and works with Planned Parenthood in San Diego and other clinics around the country. Van Handel admits, “There are times when after the procedure is done that the heart actually is still beating,” and Larton describes abortions she has seen where “the fetus was already in the vaginal canal whenever we put her in the stirrups, it just fell out.”

CMP’s Project Lead David Daleiden notes, “Today’s video contains heartrending admissions about the absolute barbarism of Planned Parenthood’s abortion practice and baby parts sales in which fetuses are sometimes delivered intact and alive. Planned Parenthood is a criminal organization from the top down and should be immediately stripped of taxpayer funding and prosecuted for their atrocities against humanity.”

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See the video at: http://www.centerformedicalprogress.org/2015/08/human-capital-episode-3-planned-parenthoods-custom-abortions-for-superior-product/

Tweet: #PPSellsBabyParts

For more information on the Human Capital project, visit centerformedicalprogress.org.

The Center for Medical Progress is a 501(c)3 non-profit dedicated to monitoring and reporting on medical ethics and advances.

One can go to the CMP home page to view more viciousness of Planned Parenthood and there is page labelled Investigative Footage.

SO AGAIN, is Carly Fiorina a liar?

NO!

The Planned Parenthood history of culling the herd for a better eugenic population is quite old going all the way back to the murder clinic’s founder Margaret Sanger (The Religion of Eugenics and the State – 2011 and Nazism, Eugenics and Abortion – 2009). America’s Left, viz. the Democrat Party (wittingly or unwittingly) is a huge supporter of Planned Parenthood NOT because women’s health issues, but rather to cull the herd.

So when Leftists and Dems call Carly Fiorina a liar YOU KNOW it is disinformation to fool the masses of Leftist good intentions that are really a continuation of the transformation process Obama began inflicting America with in 2008.

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Liberals Accuse Carly Fiorina of ‘Lying’ About Graphic Planned Parenthood Video Description During GOP Debate — but What’s the Full Story?

By Billy Hallowell

Sep. 17, 2015 1:15pm

The Blaze

Some on the left are accusing Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina of lying after she said during Wednesday night’s debate that undercover Planned Parenthood footage shows a “fully formed fetus” alive on a table as “someone says we have to keep it alive to harvest its brain.”

Slate flatly accused Fiorina of “lying” after she directly challenged Hillary Clinton and President Barack Obama to watch the videos, while a writer at Refinery29 dismissed Fiorina’s “graphic” and “upsetting” claims as “totally made-up.”

The debate is noteworthy given the general consensus that Fiorina’s excoriating comments were among her strongest moments during the debate.

“Anyone who has watched this video tape — I dare Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama to watch these tapes. Watch a fully formed fetus on the able, its heart beating, its legs kicking, while someone says we have to keep it alive to harvest its brain,” Fiorina said. “This is about the character of our nation. And if we will not stand up and force President Obama to veto this bill, then shame on us.”

VIDEO: Carly Fiorina Response to Planned Parenthood on CNN Debate | The Blaze

 

Slate writer Amanda Marcotte correctly noted that the publicly released undercover footage released by the anti-abortion Center for Medical Ethics does not show such a scene, writing that there are no images of babies “kicking or hearts beating.” Vox reporter Sarah Kliff also declared that Fiorina was “wrong,” noting that she watched all 12 hours of released footage and never saw such a thing.

However, Fiorina was not concocting the story out of thin air; most of the details that she described were recounted in an accompanying mini-documentary series also produced by the Center for Medical Progress.

Holly O’Donnell, a former blood and tissue procurement technician, described in the Center for Medical Progress’ “Human Capital” documentary series how she once saw the heart of a baby still beating after an abortion.

“[The] episode tells a former procurement technician’s harrowing story of harvesting an intact brain from a late-term male fetus whose heart was still beating after the abortion,” a press release accompanying the video’s release last month stated.

The majority of the documentary — the seventh video released overall by the Center for Medical Progress — focused on O’Donnell recounting how she was once asked to help procure brain tissue from a fetus, an experience she said shook her to her core.

“Since the fetus was so intact [my coworker] said, ‘This is a really good fetus, and it looks like we can procure a lot from it. We’re going to procure brain,’” O’Donnell says in the video. “She takes the scissors and she makes a small incision … and goes, I would say to maybe a little bit through the mouth, and she was like, ‘OK, can you go the rest of the way?’”

Watch the video below (caution — graphic): [Blog Editor: I am not showing video as The Blaze story does because it can be viewed above.]

No images from the incident O’Donnell described were shown; however, there are other photos and clips interspersed throughout the video that feature late-term and stillborn fetuses.

One of those photos caused some critics to object last month that the Center for Medical Progress was misleading viewers: it showed an image of a stillborn baby as O’Donnell described the brain procurement procedure. Kliff described it as “stock footage.”

The image of the stillborn baby, Walter Fretz, who was born at 19 weeks, was originally included without any notation about where the photo came from; his mother has since said that she did not agree with the use of her son’s image by the Center for Medical Progress, according to the Christian Post.

At another point in the documentary, footage of a different fetus was interspersed, seemingly for effect, as O’Donnell described in a voice-over the features of the fetus from which she procured brain tissue. As she spoke of the baby’s facial features, video rolled of a late-term fetus moving its limbs, with a credit that read, “Courtesy of Grantham Collection & Center for Bio-Ethical Reform.”

Mollie Hemingway speculated in the Federalist that Fiorina was speaking broadly about the 10 videos released by the Center for Medical Progress, noting that the seventh video featuring O’Donnell “does, in fact, show a fully formed fetus, heart beating and legs licking.”

Other videos in the series did feature the remains of deceased fetuses inside pathology labs as well.

VIDEO: Carly talks to Good Morning America about the debate and Planned Parenthood

 

Fiorina appeared on “Good Morning America” on Thursday morning to discuss her debate performance, doubling down on her claims about Planned Parenthood, while pushing back against some of her critics.

“I didn’t misspeak … . This kind of butchery erodes the character of our nation,” Fiorina said. ”Rest assured, I have seen the images I talked about last night. Rest assured that human lives are being aborted fully formed in order to harvest body parts.”

David Daleiden, the project lead for the Center for Medical Progress, told TheBlaze in a statement that “the footage in question was from Grantham Collection & Center for Bio-Ethical Reform used to illustrate the first person eye witness testimony of Holly O’Donnell of the barbaric acts committed inside Planned Parenthood abortion facilities.”

“Planned Parenthood and their supporters are afraid to watch and talk about this footage because it shows their illicit baby parts trade for what it really is: the industrial-scale commodification and exploitation of tiny human beings,” Daleiden said.

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Blog Editor: I was alerted via email from LifeNews.com that the House has passed legislation to hold Planned Parenthood criminally liable for selling body parts from harvest still alive babies.

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House Passes Bill to Hold Planned Parenthood Criminally Liable for Harvesting Aborted Babies Still Alive

 

By STEVEN ERTELT

September 18, 2015 12:56PM

LifeNews.com

The House of Representatives today approved a pro-life bill that would hold the Planned Parenthood abortion business criminally liable for harvesting body parts from aborted babies who are technically still alive.

The center for Medical Progress has released 10 videos catching and exposing Planned Parenthood officials selling aborted babies and their body parts. One of the most shocking videos caught the nation’s biggest abortion business harvesting the brain of an aborted baby who was still alive.

The Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act, sponsored by pro-life Congressman Trent Franks would make failure to provide standard medical care to children born alive during an abortion a federal crime. It would also apply stronger penalties in cases where an overt act is taken to kill the abortion survivor.

Under the pro-life bill there is also a civil right of action for mothers of children who survive an abortion to hold the abortion provider accountable.

Congressman Chris Smith implored the House to pass the bill.

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“Undercover videos by the Center for Medical Progress have again brought into sharp focus that some babies actually survive abortion,” the New jersey congressman said. ”

Dr. Savita Ginde, Medical Director of Planned Parenthood Rocky Mountains says “sometimes we get—if someone delivers before we get to see them for a procedure—they are intact…” that is, Madame Speaker, born alive. Breathing, crying, gasping for air. One fetal tissue broker describes on the video watching a “fetus …just fall out.” And left to die.”

“We have a duty to protect these vulnerable children from violence, exploitation and death. Humanitarian due diligence requires that born alive babies be taken to a hospital to obtain care and enhance prospects of survival,” Smith added. “Abortion clinics have no incentive whatsoever to save the child. Abortion clinics do not have neonatal intensive care units—they are in the business of killing babies, not saving them.”

“The Born Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act (H.R. 3504), authored by pro-life champion Trent Franks simply says any child who survives an abortion must be given the same care as any other premature baby born at the same gestational age. This legislation builds on the landmark Born Alive Infant Protection Act of 2002 authored by Steve Chabot by adding important enforcement provisions,” he concluded.

The House voted 248 to 177 for the bill with 239 Republicans voting for the bill and 5 Democrats joining them. No Republicans voted against the pro-life bill while 177 Democrats voted against it. One member voted present.

A rpo-life sneator (sic) says he will introduce the Senate version of the bill on Monday. Senator Ben Sasse told LifeNews.com that he will introduce companion legislation in the Senate when Congress resumes its work on Monday.

He said: “If this isn’t the most non-controversial sentence in American politics, it’s time to check our national conscience: newborn babies must receive care and attention. Societies are judged by how we care for the vulnerable and surely anyone with a heart— regardless of where they stand on the abortion debate— should be able to agree that our laws should protect newborns. I’m grateful that a bipartisan majority of the House stood up for babies and I look forward to introducing companion legislation in the Senate next week.”

Despite passage of the bill, the Obama administration says President Barack Obama would veto the measure. The position statement explaining the opposition to the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act says the pro-life bill “would impose new legal requirements related to the provision of abortion services in certain circumstances, which would likely have a chilling effect, reducing access to care.”

As pro-life Congressman Chris Smith explains, this has Obama on record once again opposing care for babies born alive who survive abortions. Obama clearly either believes that killing babies after they are born is a reasonable part of an abortion or he fears that abortion companies like Planned Parenthood would stop doing abortions before they would be willing to comply with a requirement to save the babies that survive them.

“Late yesterday the President demonstrated that his subservience to Planned Parenthood is absolute and without question,” said Smith. “Blindly following the orders of Planned Parenthood, the largest abortion provider in the country, the President issued an extreme unequivocal statement that he would veto the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act, a bill that simply says a child that survives an abortion must be given the same care as any other premature baby born at the same gestational age and forbidding acts of lethal violence against such babies.”

Smith told LifeNews.com: “We are talking about babies that have been BORN ALIVE and are separate from their mothers,” Smith said. “Yet President Obama’s extreme obsession with promoting abortion doesn’t stop with killing unborn children. Even abortion survivors are not safe from this President and Planned Parenthood. Can we not treat these tiny infants as a person—as patients? According to the Abortion President and the largest abortion provider in the nation, the answer is a resounding NO.

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Smith continued: “These extreme statements demonstrate just who we are dealing with in the White House, but the question remains. Will Members of the House and Senate follow the lead of the abortion giant, Planned Parenthood? Or will they at least draw a line at infanticide and vote for a law protect abortion survivors and ensure people like Kermit Gosnell who kill babies who survive abortions are prosecuted and brought to justice?”

In the video CMP released exposing how Planned Parenthood harvests organs from babies who are still alive, the video features Holly O’Donnell, a licensed phlebotomist who unsuspectingly took a job as a “procurement technician” at the fetal tissue company and biotech start-up StemExpress in late 2012. That’s the company that acts as a middleman and purchases the body parts of aborted babies from Planned Parenthood to sell to research universities and other places. StemExpress was partnered with Planned Parenthood up until last week, when it quietly announced it ended its relationship with the abortion corporation.

The video includes O’Donnell’s eyewitness narrative of the daily practice of fetal body parts harvesting in Planned Parenthood abortion clinics. She tells the harrowing story of harvesting an intact brain from a late-term male unborn baby whose heart was still beating after the abortion.

O’Donnell describes the harvesting, or “procurement,” of organs from a nearly intact late-term baby aborted at Planned Parenthood Mar Monte’s Alameda clinic in San Jose, California.

The procurement of body parts from aborted babies who are still alive is a violation of the Born-Alive Infants Protection Act, a pro-life bill President George W. Bush signed into law to protect unborn babies who survive abortions. Now, Congress wants to add teeth to that law to make it so Planned Parenthood or other abortion companies would be held criminally liable for breaking the law.

The National Right to Life Committee provided LifeNews a detailed analysis of the groundbreaking new pro-life legislation, H.R. 3504. The information comes in the form of a letter from top NRLC officials to members of Congress urging a vote for the bill.

In 2002, Congress approved, without a dissenting vote, the Born-Alive Infants Protection Act (BAIPA), subsequently signed into law by President George W. Bush and codified as 1 U.S.C. §8. This important law states that “every infant member of the species homo sapiens who is born alive at any stage of development” is a “person” for all federal law purposes. The bill defines “born alive” in terms of explicit criteria – “complete expulsion from his or her mother . . . at any stage of development, who after such expulsion or extraction breathes or has a beating heart, pulsation of the umbilical cord, or definite movement of voluntary muscles, regardless of whether the umbilical cord has been cut, and regardless of whether the expulsion or extraction occurs as a result of natural or induced labor, cesarean section, or induced abortion.”

The BAIPA was a response to troubling indications, well summarized in the House Judiciary Committee’s excellent 2001 report on the legislation, that some abortion providers and pro-abortion activists did not regard infants born alive during abortion procedures as legal persons – especially if the infants were deemed to be “pre-viable” (i.e., have limited life expectancy due to prematurity). Such a mindset puts a substantial number of live-born infant persons in jeopardy of gross neglect or overt violence. Live birth, as defined in 1 U.S.C. §8, may occur a month before “viability.” BAIPA made it crystal clear that life expectancy is entirely irrelevant for purposes of legal personhood.

However, in the years since 1 U.S.C. §8 was enacted, evidences have multiplied that some abortion providers do not regard babies born alive during abortions as persons, and do not provide them with the types of care that would be provided to premature infants who are born spontaneously. In some cases, such born-alive infants are even subjected to overt acts of deadly violence. In 2013, Dr. Kermit Gosnell of Philadelphia was convicted under state law of multiple homicides of such born-alive infants, but such a prosecution and conviction is uncommon. In some jurisdictions, local authorities seem reluctant to investigate reports of infants born alive during abortions, or to bring appropriate indictments even in cases in which the publicly reported evidence of gross neglect or overt lethal acts seems strong.

Public concern has been increased by a recent series of hidden-camera videos released by the Center for Medical Progress, in which various persons described events and practices within certain Planned Parenthood abortion clinics that, at the very least, raise questions about whether it is generally recognized among abortion-clinic personnel that a born-alive baby is a legal “person,” whether before or after “viability.” Other passages raise similar questions regarding some persons who operate firms that obtain and sell baby body parts, obtained from abortion clinics.

National Right to Life believes that it is time for Congress to act decisively to put the entire abortion industry on notice that when they treat a born-alive human person as medical waste, as a source for organ harvesting, or as a creature who may be subjected to lethal violence with impunity, they will do so at grave legal peril. H.R. 3504 would enact an explicit requirement that a baby born alive during an abortion must be afforded “the same degree” of care that would apply “to any other child born alive at the same gestational age,” including transportation to a hospital. This language does not dictate bona fide medical judgments nor require futile measures, but rather, requires that babies born alive during abortions are treated in the same manner as those who are spontaneously born prematurely. This language is based on very similar provisions contained within H.R. 36, passed by the House of Representatives on May 13, 2015.

In addition, the bill applies the existing penalties of 18 U.S.C. Sec. 1111 (the federal murder statute) to anyone who performs “an overt act that kills a child born alive.” This would apply, for example, to an abortion clinic staff person who dissects a breathing born-alive infant in order to harvest an intact liver, or to an abortionist who ends a born-alive baby’s whimpers with a sharp blow to the skull, or by snipping the spine.

In addition, the bill provides a civil cause of action to women who are harmed by violations of the act. The civil action provisions are similar to language in H.R. 36.

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SEE ALSO LifeSiteNews.com – “BREAKING: US House votes to defund Planned Parenthood in wake of baby parts scandal

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Jonathan Ginsburg posted a comment to my post on July 31 I’d rather go to War than Make a Deal with a Devil’. Ginsburg’s comment links heavily to a blog called Strong and Resolute. I’m going to step into the land of presumption and assume the blog is operated by Jonathan Ginsburg. The blog in question seems to me to be a Pro-Israel and anti-Leftist Jewish in its themes. That works for me.

The Ginsburg comment relates the duplicity of Obama toward Israel with some very correct criticism for Obama’s Iran Nuke Deal.

JRH 8/4/15

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Comment to: ‘I’d rather go to War than Make a Deal with a Devil

By Jonathan Ginsburg

August 3, 2015 9:24pm

Comment posted originally: AMERICA AND ISRAEL: ALLIES IN LIBERTY FIGHTING TERROR TOGETHER

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#OnlyMuslimLivesMatterToObama

To understand Obama’s catastrophic Iran deal, this is what you need to know. Very simple.

http://strongandresolute.blogspot.com/2015/08/onlymuslimlivesmattertoobama.html

He hates Israel, Christians, the West and just wants to empower Iran and radical Islam everywhere. All the rest is diplomatic jihad. See the dozens of examples of proof at that site [linked above].

You believe the delusional who tell you Iran doesn’t really mean “death to USA and Israel”? Iran WILL absolutely use nukes to reestablish the Persian Empire and for religious reasons, to have the necessary catastrophe to have the hidden 12th Imam emerge. They are willing to suffer catastrophic losses for these “honors” http://strongandresolute.blogspot.com/2015/07/iran-willing-to-use-nuks-vs-israel-even.html

Obama’s deal makes war much more likely and much better alternatives abound. It must be defeated. Read more details about the above here http://strongandresolute.blogspot.com/2015/08/why-is-iran-deal-so-horrible-and-must.html

LOBBY Contact your Senator: (202) 224-3121. A switchboard operator will connect you directly with the Senate office you request.

Find Your Representative: http://www.house.gov/representatives/find/

SAY: Democrats in Congress considering voting FOR this genocidal, catastrophic Iran deal. I implore you. Don’t just follow orders as the Nazis did.

Every Nazi’s main excuse was “I was just following orders”. How is that different than any of these Democrats saying “I am voting for a deal guaranteeing the worst terrorist nation on earth nuclear weapons because I am just following my president?” The very sad reality is American Jews and America did nothing to stop Hitler until it was too late for 6 million just 70 years ago and we are witnessing the same thing again. This is the most important vote of your lives and history will remember you primarily by how you vote on this. Obama’s deal makes war much more likely and much better alternatives abound. It must be defeated.

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Justin Smith Comments on TPP/TPA


By Justin O. Smith

Editor and Intro by John R. Houk

© June 12, 2015

I have to admit I dislike being in agreement with Democrats who thanks to Barack Hussein Obama are usually utopian Leftists out to ignore the Original Intent of the Constitution and the Christian values that are as much a part of our American heritage as is Liberty. I am in agreement with the Dems that are against the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and the Trade Promotion Authority (TPA).

As I wrote June 8th the Dems are against TPP and related agreements because the Unions are against it. The Conservatives that are the multitudinous of acronyms are due to the potential to abuse our national sovereignty, immigration at the will of the Executive Branch and various yet disputed economic reasons.

A large chunk of Republicans are for the TPP/TPA due to the disputes over the economic affects which the Establishment GOP believes will strengthen the American economy. I found it disturbing that self-described Speaker Boehner was urging the Fast Tracking of this legislation that would have in reality meant an increase of discretionary power for scandal plague President Barack Hussein Obama and his equally scandalous Administration.

As I was typing this I heard on Fox News’ Cavuto that the Dems and thankfully enough Republicans united to shoot down TPP/TPA. In light of the three comments which I edited into one post from Justin Smith who gives good reasons what the threat of TPP/TPA is. Justin Smith comments to the SlantRight 2.0 post “Are YOU going to Allow the House to Fast-Track TPP” on the Facebook group America’s Party.

But for clarities sake here’s a somewhat neutral description in the summary of a PDF publication I found:

Legislation to reauthorize Trade Promotion Authority (“TPA”), sometimes called “fast track,” was introduced as the Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and Accountability Act of 2015 (TPA- 2015; H.R. 1890/S. 995) on April 16, 2015. The legislation was reported by the Senate Finance Committee on April 22, 2015, and by the House Ways and Means Committee the next day. TPA, as incorporated into H.R. 1314 by substitute amendment, passed the Senate on May 22 by a vote of 62-37. The previous grant of authority expired on July 1, 2007.

TPA is the process Congress has made available to the President to enable legislation to approve and implement certain international trade agreements to be considered under expedited legislative procedures for limited periods, provided the President observes certain statutory obligations. TPA defines how Congress has chosen to exercise its constitutional authority over a particular aspect of trade policy, while giving the President added leverage to negotiate trade agreements by effectively assuring U.S. trade partners that final agreements will be given timely and unamended consideration. On July 30, 2013, President Obama first publicly requested that Congress reauthorize TPA, and he reiterated his request for TPA in his January 20, 2015, State of the Union address. Legislation to renew TPA was introduced in the 113th Congress (H.R. 3830) (S. 1900), but it was not acted upon.

TPA reflects decades of debate, cooperation, and compromise between Congress and the executive branch in finding a pragmatic accommodation to the exercise of each branch’s respective authorities over trade policy. The expedited legislative procedures have not changed since first codified in the Trade Act of 1974 (P.L. 93-618). Congress, however, has required that the authority to use TPA be periodically reauthorized, and at times has chosen to revise trade negotiation objectives, the consultative mechanism, and presidential notification requirements. While early versions of fast track/TPA received bipartisan support, later renewal efforts have been more controversial, culminating in a more partisan vote on the 2002 TPA renewal. Future debates on TPA renewal may center on trade negotiation objectives, congressional oversight of trade negotiations, trade agreement enforcement, and clarifying the congressional authority over approval of reciprocal trade agreements and trade policy more generally, among others.

TPA renewal may become a more pressing issue in the 114th Congress because current trade negotiations on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), and the Trade in Services Agreement (TISA) are in progress. Technically, TPA is not necessary to begin or even conclude trade negotiations, but it is widely understood to be a key element of defining congressional authority, and of passing trade agreement implementing legislation. Therefore, its renewal can be construed as signaling serious congressional support for moving ahead with trade negotiations. Addressing congressional concerns over the definition and operation of TPA may be a central part of the debate.

Although there appears to be support for renewal of TPA in Congress, the details of the legislation are likely to be subject to considerable debate, including the specific treatment of any related TAA program reauthorization. This report presents background and analysis on the development of TPA, a summary of the major provisions under the expired authority, and a discussion of the issues that have arisen in the debate over TPA renewal. It also explores some of the policy options available to Congress. (Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) and the Role of Congress in Trade Policy; By Ian F. Fergusson – Specialist in International Trade and Finance; Congressional Research Service via Fas.org; 5/28/15)

Here is an important background Breitbart read which includes a WikiLeaks document dump link on the subject of TPP/TPA immigration rules that were secretive or at least until WikiLeaks got a hold of it:

REVEALED: THE SECRET IMMIGRATION CHAPTER IN OBAMA’S TRADE AGREEMENT

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Justin Smith Comment

June 8, 2015 at 7:49pm

TPP is my line in the sand John. If our government sees fit to go along with what essentially amounts to global fascism/corporatism and nations giving up their sovereignty to be governed by the world’s corporations, it will be a watershed moment — it should be an epiphany to all Americans who love freedom and liberty that they are not truly represented any longer — and it should mark the day they arm themselves in preparation for an all out revolution.

The hell of it is that only 5 Republicans in the Senate voted against fast tracking this, along with 16 Democrats. It should be interesting to see how the House votes on this.

Republicans want this because they are under the delusion that it will grow the economy and provide cheap labor as well as decrease the trade deficit, all of which are wrong for too many reasons to detail here. And the Dems, except those like Bernie Sanders who actually seems to really care about America’s well-being, see this as finally setting precedents that will push the U.S. and other nations into an organization that will have enforcement capabilities regarding its rules and “laws” in a way that supersedes U.S. law.

Research it for Yourselves — the TPP will not bode well for America in any way, shape or form and destroys a large segment of U.S. sovereignty, as well as the sovereignty of all the other nations that sign on to it. Think of it as a supersized, new sort of union modeled after the EU.

TPP also opens the door for international tribunals to modify our laws on immigration and healthcare to conform with “international norms” and it has very little to do with actual trade between nations. This is global governance moving ahead at warp speed.

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Justin Smith Comment

June 8, 2015 at 7:51pm

We’re rapidly approaching a point where an armed response may be the only thing that these fascist fools in the government understand. How long and how far do YOU let YOUR own government push YOU — taking away YOUR liberty and trampling on YOUR rights — before YOU stand and say “No More” and back it up with a rifle in YOUR hand? How long do YOU go through years of court battles that should never have been waged in the first place, because of an ever consistent and insistent advance against OUR Bill of Rights by the marxofascist Progressives, the corporatists and RINOs in government?

These bastards are trampling on the U.S. Constitution and the representative Republic daily. Just how much more are any of YOU willing to take?

To hell with “peaceful protest” — we’ve seen just how well that works these days. The Progressives have turned a blind eye and a deaf ear to it. At the very least, it is time to refuse to obey and comply with any “law” we know to be outside the Constitution and the Bill of Rights — to engage in the most forceful and powerful civil disobedience We can — and to show an armed mass of patriots on the steps of the Capitol in DC if it should prove necessary.

Go to exhibit a force of will and a preparedness to fight, not to start a revolution, but to impress upon the government just how far WE believe they have overreached their authority. If a revolution starts, let it start because they fired the first shot after causing the American people to have a hundred grievances against them already.

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Tom Hoefling No need for armed revolution. All we need is for conservatives to stop supporting traitors. June 8 at 9:06pm

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Justin Smith Comment

June 11, 2015 7:19pm

Tom Hoefling — 49 members of the Senate GOP showed themselves to be traitors to America on May 21st when they voted for Trade Promotion Authority fast-track for the Trans Pacific Partnership. There are fascists running rampant throughout both parties, and this TPA and TPP are fascism anyway one cuts it and anti-American through and through, no matter their reasoning for supporting it.

I fear the GOP can only see the almighty dollar sign and cheap labor, no matter that it will expand trade deficits and bring untold harm to our economy as it destroys U.S. jobs, despite assurances to the contrary advancing the lie that herein lies “prosperity for all.”

This TPA and TPP is a direct assault on the integrity of U.S. Sovereignty and the U.S. Constitution as it initiates international tribunals that will be poised and in place in order to implement measures that will supersede U.S. law — regarding immigration and healthcare specifically.

Please show me a conservative Tom Hoefling. There are 33 American Patriots in the Senate who voted “NO” on this deal. Tomorrow will delineate the Patriots from the Traitors in Congress, if the TPA makes it to the floor.

Ordinarily I’d agree with YOUR simplistic assessment, but the political atmosphere has so shifted in America that one can no longer tell a true conservative from a pretender, because so many will say and do anything in order to perpetuate their own power.

In the end, it does come down to the moral character of those We elect and fully vetting them properly to ensure that they do stand for God, the Constitution and the Republic and Our Beloved America’s traditions, Exceptionalism and Heritage — as expressed by the Founders through their Judeo-Christian beliefs and their Original Intent as presented in the Federalist Papers and other writings, such as Locke’s treatise on Government.

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Justin Smith Comment

June 11, 2015 7:35pm

No Tom Hoefling — when You have half the nation subscribing to a foreign/European ideology of Marxism/fascism and attempting to tear apart the foundations upon which Our nation was built — working outside Constitutionally accepted means in order to succeed — You have a group of people who may be American by birth but who are anything but American in their purpose and intent for the nation and who are the Enemy From Within that I swore an oath to fight against in defense of the Constitution and Our Beloved America in September 1977.

These marxofascist bastards are American in name only and are pursuing the ends justifies the means as they attempt to abrogate the U.S. Constitution and take America into “a new age” of a “post-Constitutional America” in which the people serve the State rather than the State serving the people. And their redistribution policies in this context – the TPA/TPP – will redistribute U.S. wealth worldwide and reduce our own personal prosperity and economic freedom to a shambles, which in turn will reduce individual liberty across the nation.

If We cannot elect Statesmen grounded in God, Family and Country in the next election -2016, as well as good, decent, moral and true conservatives, then the nation will see an increase in strife and social upheavals, eventually culminating in near civil war — most likely an all-out Civil War.

I cannot see strong willed and strong-minded Sons and Daughters sitting by idly as Progressive Fascists reduce US all to the lowest common denominator in poverty under their Utopian Statist Hell, especially when there is not any real political solution. One does not “compromise” with the very Evil that intends to destroy everything one loves about one’s nation. One destroys that Evil totally and completely. Civil War is coming whether anyone wishes to face it or not — too many takers live here with outreached hands and an unwillingness to accept responsibility for their own failures.

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Are YOU going to Allow the House to Fast-Track TPP


John R. Houk

© June 8, 2015

I think I have actually found an issue that Conservatives and Leftists might actually have some common. And the incredible irony is this issue may equally divide the Conservative and Leftist camps into pro and against on both sides of the issue.

What is that issue?

The issue is called Trans-Pacific Partnership or TPP.

The plus implications of a TPP agreement is the schmooze of Free Enterprise and the tearing down of restrictive tariffs between the TPP signatory nations.

I have knowledge of the TPP negotiations on a periphery basis rather than a complete informed basis. So when I received The Western Center for Journalism (WJ) action alert email I was quite interested in their Conservative view. When I did a little cursory investigation is when I discovered there are some Leftists against TPP. In case you were unaware the WJ takes a Right Wing position that many (especially Leftists) consider a bit further to the Right than a lot of other Conservative organization

Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts, who is considered more Left Wing than Hillary Clinton, has come out strongly against a TPP agreement. Her reasoning is a bit different from the Conservative reasons for being against TPP, but the point is regardless of the reasons there is strong opposition from both Left and Right on the Trans-Pacific Partnership becoming a part of the Rule of Law.

Here is an excerpt from an article that is billed as showing the pros and cons of TPP:

The Trans-Pacific Partnership, or TPP, is a proposed free trade agreement between the U.S and 11 other trading partners bordering the Pacific Ocean. Current trade between the countries is $1.5 trillion in goods (2012 estimate) and $242 billion in services (2011 estimate). Once approved, it would be bigger than the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), currently the world’s largest free trade area.

The TPP is between Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, the U.S. and Vietnam. The countries involved are responsible for 40% of the world’s total GDP of $88 trillion, 26% of its trade, and 793 million of its consumers.

Notably, the agreement excludes China. It’s meant to balance the trade dominance of both China and India in East Asia. It also provides a trade alliance that gives the U.S. an excuse to intervene in trade disputes in the oil-rich South China Sea.

However, all parties have signaled that other members can join in the future. So far, the Phillipines and China have indicated an interest.

Like most other trade agreements, it removes tariffs on goods and services, and sets reciprocal trade quotas. Unlike most agreements, but like the TTIP, it removes non-tariff blocks to trade and harmonizes regulations and statutes.

Pros

The TPP boosts exports and economic growth, creating more jobs and prosperity for the 12 countries involved. It increases exports by $305 billion per year by 2025. U.S. exports would increase by $123.5 billion, focusing on machinery, especially electrical, autos, plastics and agriculture industries.

The agreement adds $223 billion a year to incomes of workers in all the countries, with $77 billion of that going to U.S. workers. (Source: US Trade Representative, TPP Fact Sheet)

Cons

Most of the gains in income would go to workers making more than $88,000 a year. Free trade agreements contribute to income inequality in high-wage countries by promoting cheaper goods from low-wage countries.

This would be particularly true for the TPP, because it protects patents and copyrights. Therefore, the higher-paid owners of the intellectual property would receive more of the income gains.

The agreement regarding patents will reduce the availability of cheap generics, making many drugs more expensive. Competitive business pressures will reduce the incentives in Asia to protect the environment. Last but not least, the trade agreement could supersede financial regulations. (Source: Public Citizen, Eyes on Trade, September 12, 2013)

Obstacles

There are five areas that stand in the way of a successful deal. First, the U.S. wants more protection for … (What Is the Trans-Pacific Partnership? By Kimberly Amadeo; About.com; Article updated April 16, 2015)

Senator Warren has had her Senate staff publish a report on TPP called “Broken Promises”. Warren’s concerns seem to focus on how TPP will affect Labor in the USA. In this she is joining America’s big Unions. From a Labor perspective, there is concern of cheap foreign labor and greater production of goods and services in foreign countries that could affect employment of American citizens – in Warren’s case that would be Union backed Labor.

See: Elizabeth Warren Sees Broken Promises in Obama’s Trade Agenda at The New Republic 5/18/15.

Michael Wessel backs Senator Warren at Politico but he focuses on the secrecy involved in the TPP negotiations. And not just the typical secrecy involved in nation-to-nation negotiations, but the kind of secrecy that has very limited access to those authorized to view the memos and reports that have been saved from the negotiations. To the point that the authorized must go to a designated building and they must be watched by a government functionary:

You need to tell me what’s wrong with this trade agreement, not one that was passed 25 years ago,” a frustrated President Barack Obama recently complained about criticisms of the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP). He’s right. The public criticisms of the TPP have been vague. That’s by design—anyone who has read the text of the agreement could be jailed for disclosing its contents. I’ve actually read the TPP text provided to the government’s own advisors, and I’ve given the president an earful about how this trade deal will damage this nation. But I can’t share my criticisms with you.

I can tell you that Elizabeth Warren is right about her criticism of the trade deal. We should be very concerned about what’s hidden in this trade deal—and particularly how the Obama administration is keeping information secret even from those of us who are supposed to provide advice.

So-called “cleared advisors” like me are prohibited from sharing publicly the criticisms we’ve lodged about specific proposals and approaches. The government has created a perfect Catch 22: The law prohibits us from talking about the specifics of what we’ve seen, allowing the president to criticize us for not being specific. Instead of simply admitting that he disagrees with me—and with many other cleared advisors—about the merits of the TPP, the president instead pretends that … (I’ve Read Obama’s Secret Trade Deal. Elizabeth Warren Is Right to Be Concerned; By MICHAEL WESSEL; Politico; 5/19/15)

Conservative anti-TPP concerns center around the distrust of laws forced on Americans that are beyond the scope of the Constitution and the concern that TPP will bypass Congressional oversight and/or approval protocols. Also there is a concern of mass immigration of foreigners taking American jobs. In essence the issue is a foreign infringement on American sovereignty.

The Conservative plus view looks at lower tariffs and markets that prosper the American economy via less regulations as well as products made less expensively thus costing consumers less money.

Senator Jeff Sessions list five concerns about TPP:

Congress has the responsibility to ensure that any international trade agreement entered into by the United States must serve the national interest, not merely the interests of those crafting the proposal in secret. It must improve the quality of life, the earnings, and the per-capita wealth of everyday working Americans. The sustained long-term loss of middle class jobs and incomes should compel all lawmakers to apply added scrutiny to a “fast-track” procedure wherein Congress would yield its legislative powers and allow the White House to implement one of largest global financial agreements in our history—comprising at least 12 nations and nearly 40 percent of the world’s GDP. The request for fast-track also comes at a time when the Administration has established a recurring pattern of sidestepping the law, the Congress, and the Constitution in order to repeal sovereign protections for U.S. workers in deference to favored financial and political allies.

With that in mind, here are the top five concerns about the Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) that must be fully understood and addressed before passage:

1. Consolidation Of Power In The Executive Branch. TPA eliminates Congress’ ability to amend or debate trade implementing legislation and guarantees an up-or-down vote on a far-reaching international agreement before that agreement has received any public review. Not only will Congress have given up the 67-vote threshold for a treaty and …

2. Increased Trade Deficits. Barclays estimates that during the first quarter of this year, the overall U.S. trade deficit will reduce economic growth by .2 percent. History suggests that trade deals set into motion under the 6-year life of TPA could exacerbate our trade imbalance, acting as an impediment to both GDP and wage growth. Labor economist Clyde Prestowitz attributes 60 percent of the U.S.’ 5.7 million manufacturing jobs lost over …

3. Ceding Sovereign Authority To International Powers. A USTR outline of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (which TPA would expedite) notes in the “Key Features” summary that the TPP is a “living agreement.” This means the President could update the agreement “as appropriate to address trade issues that emerge in the future as well as new issues that arise with the expansion of the agreement to include new countries.” The “living agreement” provision means that participating nations could both add countries to the TPP without Congress’ approval (like China), and could also change any of the terms of the agreement, including in controversial areas such as the entry of foreign workers and …

4. Currency Manipulation. The biggest open secret in the international market is that other countries are devaluing their currencies to artificially lower the price of their exports while artificially raising the price of our exports to them. The result has been a massive bleeding of domestic manufacturing wealth. In fact, currency manipulation can easily dwarf tariffs in its economic impact. A 2014 biannual report from the Treasury Department concluded that the yuan, or renminbi, remained significantly undervalued, yet the Treasury Department failed to designate China as a “currency manipulator.” History suggests this Administration, like …

5. Immigration Increases. There are numerous ways TPA could facilitate immigration increases above current law—and precious few ways anyone in Congress could stop its happening. For instance: language could be included or added into the TPP, as well as any future trade deal submitted for fast-track consideration in the next 6 years, with the clear intent to facilitate or enable the movement of foreign workers and employees into the United States (including intracompany transfers), and there would be no capacity for lawmakers to strike the offending provision. The Administration could also simply act on its own to READ ENTIRETY (CRITICAL ALERT: TOP FIVE CONCERNS WITH TRADE PROMOTION AUTHORITY; By Jeff Sessions; Sessions.Senate.gov; 5/4/15)

The Western Center of Journalism email has greater detail than I have attempted. Unfortunately the WJ email is also one of those disguised fund raisers masked in you making a “donation” for WJ to send out mass faxes. The WJ idea is a good one though. If you are a registered voter your Senators and Representative pay attention. So if you are like me and perhaps a little short of cash there are low cost to no-cost ways to contact Senators and Representatives about your concerns. So if you are passionate about stopping the TPP Fast Track I’ll provide the Congressional contact links. The drawback is you have to take the time to construct your on words. The WJ fax method means your concerns are written for you and all you have to do is add your name and make a donation. I encourage to do the thoughtful way or WJ fax way, but choose one to make your voice known.

Remember which ever you way choose to make contact BE SURE to include your name and complete address including zip code. This is how the politicians know you are a real voter and not Mickey Mouse.

How to . . . contact U.S. Senators

 

Senators of the 114th Congress

 

Find Your Representative by Zip Code (The Zip leads you to their website which has all needed contact methods)

http://www.house.gov/representatives/find/

Websites of Interest:

Anti-TPP Website Being Blacklisted Slashdot 6/6/15

Someone is trying really hard to erase our anti-Trans Pacific Partnership website from the Internet. Help get to the bottom of this. Reddit.com 6/5/15

StopFastTrack.com

ExposeTheTPP

The TPP Trade Deal and World Government – Our Perspective ConservateHQ 6/8/2015

JRH 6/8/15

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Drudge Blows Lid Off Obama Secret ‘Trade Deal’… This Is Huge

By Floyd Brown

Sent: 6/7/2015 8:00 AM

Sent by: Western Center of Journalism

“Some Even Believe We Are Part Of A Secret Cabal… Conspiring With Others Around The World To Build A More Integrated Global Political And Economic Structure—One World… If That Is The Charge, I Stand Guilty, And I Am Proud Of It.” -David Rockefeller

We’re talking about a globalist plot called the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)… a dastardly scheme that conservative icon Phyllis Schlafly says will turn over “our authority as a sovereign nation to international authorities.”

Mitch McConnell just did his part for large multi-national corporations and squeezed it through the Senate… BARELY. As a matter of fact, because of your Blast Faxes and calls in stanch opposition to TPP, McConnell had to pull every dirty deal out of his bag of tricks AT THE VERY LAST MINUTE to make it happen.

Make no mistake, your opposition to TPP totally changed the dynamic in Washington… so much so that the ultimate fate of this globalist scheme is presently UNCERTAIN in the House of Representatives.

And now that Mitch McConnell and John Boehner are on the ropes and desperately trying to re-group, at this very moment, to push this globalist agenda through the House of Representatives, we’re in a position to defeat TPP outright… but we must strike now… before McConnell and Boehner can make dirty, behind-the-scenes deals to sneak it past us.

If You’re Thinking That Your Faxes And Calls Are Not A Powerful Weapon… Just Look At What You Just Did To Mitch McConnell.

Two weeks ago, Washington elites were high-fiving one another because passage of this New World Order trade scheme was considered a slam-dunk… a done deal… but that all changed once patriot Americans, like you, started burning up telephone lines and sending avalanches of faxes to Washington.

As a matter of fact, Mitch McConnell literally scrambled to make DEALS with his fellow Senators on the fly DURING THE CLOTURE VOTE when it became clear that the unthinkable was actually happening and he did not have the votes he needed to betray you after all.

According to conservative pundit and the son of former-President Ronald Reagan, Michael Reagan: “The NY Times reports a blur of 11th hour deals on the Senate floor on Thursday saved Obama’s trade agenda from defeat, busting a filibuster to advance legislation that would enable the president to complete a sweeping, 12-nation Pacific trade agreement.”

The Hill, the publication of record for Washington insiders, fleshed out the details: “More than halfway through the vote, it appeared supporters of fast-track might be stuck… McConnell then huddled in the well of the Senate floor… The breakthrough came when McConnell promised [Senator Maria] Cantwell that he would schedule a vote next month on an amendment authorizing the Export-Import Bank. As soon as he did, Cantwell wheeled around and voted ‘Aye,’ followed in quick succession by [Senators] Murray, Heitkamp and Sens. Chris Coons (D-Del.) and Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.).”

The Hill added: “McConnell’s proposal also pushed [Lindsey] Graham, who was also in the huddle, to vote yes” and The Hill goes on to state that Orrin Hatch made a last-minute concession to Senator Rob Portman that induced him to vote “yes” as well.

Here’s the bottom line. The political elites in the Senate had to hustle, at the very last minute, to push this betrayal precisely because patriotic Americans pushed back; but, as the New York Times notes, this win “was not the overwhelming victory House supporters had hoped for” and “advocates concede they do not yet have the votes to hand the White House trade promotion authority.”

You read that right. They don’t believe they have the votes. That’s why Boehner and McConnell are hustling, at this very moment, to secure the votes needed to betray you and that’s why you are positioned to deny them that betrayal. McConnell won a battle but, the cost for him was very high and, if you speak out now, we can win the war.

The Trans-Pacific Partnership Is A Fraud. It Has Nothing To Do With Trade.

Let’s get down to brass tacks. TPP is nothing more than a pretext for implementing a globalist agenda and eradicating American sovereignty and your freedom.

Don’t take our word for it. Political pundit Dick Morris, hardly a tin-foil-hat type, calls TPP a “fraud” and writes: “The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) has nothing to do with trade. While it officially embraces 11 countries plus the U.S., 76 percent of our trade with these nations is with Mexico and Canada, already covered by the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Any export growth is likely to have been already covered by NAFTA, making the TPP irrelevant to our trade relations.”

Morris goes on to explain: “The World Trade Organization has reduced tariffs to almost nothing… the US already functionally has free trade with all of the countries of the Pacific Rim” and he adds: “The TPP is nothing but an effort by the globalists to circumvent American sovereignty, transferring a host of issues from the control of the U.S. Congress and the various state legislatures to international trade courts.”

So what’s the real agenda behind pushing TPP? Morris adds that TPP gives “multi-national companies the right to sue the American government to force changes in our laws in a foreign or international court.”

Why is that important? Morris yet again: “Multinational corporations find bureaucrats easy to control, subject as they are to the influences of the revolving door between regulators and those they regulate. Coming from industry or planning to return there, the supposedly disinterested bureaucrats are anything but impartial.”

And just in case you were wondering why TPP is being kept under lock-and-key… just in case you were wondering why the public is not allowed to read it… just in case you were wondering why elected officials must lock themselves in a room in the basement of the Capitol Building to read it and are prohibited from taking notes and must even relinquish their cell phones before locking themselves away to read the bill… the answer should now be obvious.

In a nutshell, multi-national corporations are spending millions (perhaps billions) to convince our elected officials to willingly cede their Constitutional authority and hand our national sovereignty over to Barack Obama and an oligarchy of international corporations… it’s all about the Benjamins… your liberties be damned.

But make no mistake, when enough of our elected officials know that enough of us are on to this little game, they will back down and if multi-national corporations are willing to spend billions to secure their vote, are enough of us willing to reach out to our elected officials to put a stop to this foolishness?

Let’s Recap… Subverting Our Sovereignty For The Benefit Of Globalists Is Not Free Trade… It Is Tyranny.

If you’re still having a hard time believing that TPP will give Barack Obama and globalists unprecedented powers… if you’re having a hard time believing that TPP is nothing more than a concession to an international oligarchy that will cost us our sovereignty, our freedom and millions of American jobs… don’t take our word for it.

Here’s a refresher course on what Phyllis Schlafly says about TPP:

The text of TPP emphasizes that it is a “living agreement.” Translated out of bureaucratese code language, that means the text of TPP can be changed in major and minor ways by executive action after Congress passes the document.

TPP will facilitate the expanded movement of foreign workers into the United States. TPP opens the door to more waves of illegal immigrants and allows Obama to make future changes without any congressional oversight or expiration date.

Kevin L. Kearns of the U.S. Business and Industry Council calls this “another power grab” that will let Obama and his employees rule by executive action. By the device of not calling TPP a treaty (even though it involves 12 countries on three continents), the globalists induce the Senate to abandon the 67-vote threshold for treaty ratification and even the 60-vote threshold for important legislation.

Fast Track turns over some of our authority as a sovereign nation to international authorities, which is a major longtime goal of the internationalists, the so-called kingmakers and big business lobbyists. The code language that hides this in TPP is the statement that calls it a “living agreement.”

Giving Barack Obama, a man who has repeatedly shown his hatred for this country and a willingness to subvert our Constitution, such broad powers is like giving an arsonist a book of matches and a can of gasoline.

Boehner, McConnell and their RINO cohorts are either delusional, corrupt or both; but one thing is certain. The American people did not give Republicans a majority in both Houses of Congress last November so that they could help Barack Obama destroy the United States as we know it… and it’s high time that they got the message.

Schlafly Is Not Alone. Here’s What Others Are Saying…

Here’s what others, on both sides of the political divide, are saying:

We don’t create good jobs for Americans by entering into unbalanced trade deals that forgo congressional scrutiny and ignore the law only to import low-wage labor, undercut American workers, and drive wages lower than the Dead Sea. The Obama administration has fooled and failed the American people for far too long. I cannot support giving this administration trade promotion authority (TPA) for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). … Personally, I wouldn’t trust this administration to negotiate a deal on a secondhand Subaru. -Mike Huckabee

It is simply unbelievable that anybody — and most especially GOP lawmakers — would even contemplate giving this president so-called “Fast-Track Authority” on the TPP. His serial failures to negotiate fair prisoner swaps, sound arms control agreements or sensible diplomatic normalizations neither inspires confidence nor warrants Congress turning its check-and-balance role into a blank check. -Frank Gaffney

Such pacts used to be called “free-trade agreements”; in fact, they were managed trade agreements, tailored to corporate interests, largely in the U.S. and the European Union. -Joseph E. Stiglitz, MarketWatch, The Secret Corporate Takeover Hidden In The TPP

Free trade deals are about profits for corporate America — not bus drivers, hotel workers, teachers, firefighters — real working people. -Larry Hanley, international president of the Amalgamated Transit Union

The president has circumvented Congress on immigration with serial regularity. But the TPA would yield new power to the executive to alter admissions while subtracting Congressional checks against those actions…. The plain language of TPA provides avenues for Obama and trading partners to facilitate the expanded movement of foreign workers into the U.S. -Senator Jeff Sessions

I’m for free trade, but I am not for giving more authority to a president who ignores the Constitution, the separation of powers and will of the American people. This particular president must not be given any more power to do anything else to harm this country. He cannot be trusted. -Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal

Sadly, Barack Obama and political elites within the GOP have finally reached consensus on an issue: What is good for international globalists and multi-national corporations is good for them and they’re willing to give their fat-cat friends lavish gifts even if they must violate the Constitution, give a wanna-be dictator even more power and surrender our sovereignty to make it happen.

We can’t allow Mitch McConnell and John Boehner to give Barack Obama a blank check to destroy our great nation. They must be stopped and the only thing that can stop them is an avalanche of calls and faxes from Americans that lets them know — in no uncertain terms — that we are on to their little game.

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The Ditch Rule


It is no wonder Conspiracy Theories abound about the Federal Government exerting martial law type authority over Americans – the most recent being Jade Helm 15 (debunked by Justin Smith). President Barack Hussein Obama has issued the old pen and paper action giving the Federal Government power over Private Property via the bureaucracy of the Environment Protection Agency (EPA) managing water. Justin Smith has the story exposing once again the nefariousness of the Leftist-in-Chief.

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The Ditch Rule

Water and Oppressive Power

By Justin O. Smith

Sent: 5/30/2015 9:29 PM

Barack Obama has once again exhibited his despotic nature by enacting the Environmental Protection Agency’s purposefully vague Waters of the United States [WOTUS] “Rule” on May 27, 2015, through executive order, which ignores previous Congressional and Supreme Court actions blocking this rule for good reason. This “rule” amounts to an unrestrained federal intrusion, that is nothing more than a power grab for control over Americans’ privately owned lands, rather than an added effort towards improving and providing clean water standards.

While the EPA already has a great deal of power under the Clean Water Act of 1972, this new Waters “Rule” gives the EPA and the Army Corps of Engineers massive sweeping powers and broad authority over all the water in the United States, long claimed by the EPA, to limit pollution through a new revised definition of “navigable waterways,” to include traditional navigable water and interstate water, such as the Mississippi and Columbia Rivers and the Chesapeake Bay, and natural man-made streams, lakes, ponds and wetlands. They also claim the authority to govern impoundments, canals and ditches.

In July 2014, Gina McCarthy, EPA director, stated: “We are talking about ditches that used to be streams and still act like streams. They may not have running water, but still act like streams,” adding, “I never expected to say the word ‘ditch’ this many times in my entire life … .”

McCarthy recently asserted that these new powers would not interfere with private property rights or land use. McCarthy also suggested that the rule would make it easier “to identify protected waters” and that these protections would now be “consistent with the law.”

What “law” was McCarthy referencing?

Congress voted against this rule 262-152 last year, and the Senate voted against it 59-40 [See Also HERE] on a non-binding amendment to the Senate budget resolution as a test of support for blocking WOTUS. The U.S. Supreme Court has twice questioned the breadth of just the EPA’s powers decreed under the Clean Water Act alone. So Obama simply went ahead and unilaterally circumvented the will of the people.

No one should rest comfortably on McCarthy’s assurances that concerns have been met, since, as noted by Farm Bureau President Bob Stallman, the EPA has a long record of blatantly lying in the past. The Waters Rule’s own language seems to contradict McCarthy, because the vague term “significant nexus” allows the EPA alone to determine if a farmer’s ditch affects some tributary to a regulated navigable waterway or regulated body of water.

One of the most controversial aspects of the rule is the provision that allows the EPA to regulate wetlands on farms and on the yards of private suburban homes, by designating them “regional treasures.” In the past, this “rule” has been used to force private land owners to relinquish property to the federal government, which demonstrates the extent of the EPA’s abuse of power and supports calls to abolish this rule.

Groups that throw their full support behind this rule, such as the Sierra Club and the Natural Resources Defense Council, want these EPA rules to be as broad as possible. They view this through simplistic logic, as they insist that all water sources and tributaries must be “protected” in order to protect the larger bodies of water. Ironically, most small bodies of water have already been regulated by the state and local government agencies for many years.

Small businesses were inappropriately excluded from the rule-making process, and yet, these businesses will be most dramatically impacted by this outrageous expansion of the EPA’s and the Army Corps of Engineers’ power and authority, although private property owners too will be heavily burdened unnecessarily with bureaucratic red-tape. If one fails to secure permits to perform potentially polluting activities, such as tilling or building, near bodies of water, a person can be sued by the EPA, environmental advocates and even other private citizens over violations of this new Waters “Rule.”

Expressing his concerns, Daren Bakst, an agriculture expert and senior research fellow at the Heritage Foundation, stated: “This will be devastating to private property rights. It’s an attack on private property rights. Most people don’t have the money to pay for all these permits.”

The U.S. House of Representatives understands the many dangers to be found in the Waters of the United States Rule, and anticipating Obama’s action, they passed the Regulatory Integrity Protection Act (HR 1732) on May 12th, in order to force the EPA and the Army Corps of Engineers to cease the implementation of the Water Rule and to consult with the states and industries before writing a new proposal. The 261-155 vote included “yes” votes from 24 Democrats, like Jim Cooper (Tenn) and Gwen Graham (Fla), of whom two sit on the Energy and Commerce Committee and eight on the Agriculture Committee.

While Senator James Inhofe (R-OK) promises that SB 1140 will “halt [the] EPA’s unprecedented land grab” this summer, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the American Farm Bureau have lawsuits underway to challenge the EPA. Most legal experts expect that this battle for control of America’s waters will go before the Supreme Court. And based on precedents set in the Supreme Court, it is already pretty obvious that Obama and the EPA are going too far and exceeding their authority.

Everybody wants clean water, but the federal government and the Progressive fascists should not expect nor believe that they have the authority to regulate every drop of water that falls on America; and yet, Obama has positioned the fascists within the EPA to do this very thing, exerting raw, oppressive control over private lands, through his executive order which clearly transgresses legal boundaries set for the EPA by the courts and Congress. Despite his claim of “historic commitments to clean water,” his new “rule” deals more with regulating land use than protecting America’s valuable water resources, and it is a serious threat to economic growth, property rights and states’ sovereignty. And as such, America demands an end to this overreach of power and the dismantling and eradication of the Waters of the United States “Rule.”

By Justin O. Smith

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America’s Ailment/ or Elective Despotism


Obamacare Destroying Constitution

Introduction

John R. Houk

August 12, 2013

 

Congress is too polarized on both sides of the political spectrum to initiate an Amendment process to settle issues that prevents an activist Judiciary from touching the amended law. HOWEVER, there is another Amendment process that can exclude the U.S. Congress. That process is spelled out in Article V:

 

The Congress, whenever two thirds of both houses shall deem it necessary, shall propose amendments to this Constitution, or, on the application of the legislatures of two thirds of the several states, shall call a convention for proposing amendments, which, in either case, shall be valid to all intents and purposes, as part of this Constitution, when ratified by the legislatures of three fourths of the several states, or by conventions in three fourths thereof, as the one or the other mode of ratification may be proposed by the Congress; provided that no amendment which may be made prior to the year one thousand eight hundred and eight shall in any manner affect the first and fourth clauses in the ninth section of the first article; and that no state, without its consent, shall be deprived of its equal suffrage in the Senate. (Bold Emphasis Mine)

 

In Justin Smith’s essay below he refers to Article IV as a part of the Constitution calling for a Convention; however I am certain he was referring to Article V. I agree with Justin that a Constitutional Convention might be the only way to preserve the Union of the United States without chaos dividing our nation by another Civil War.

 

It is not the first time that Conservatives have suggested a Constitutional Convention. A Convention has never happened except for the one that established our current Constitution and a Union of States under one Republic. The modern reasons for fearing a Constitution is that the nature of the Constitution could change radically favoring either side of the American political spectrum. In such a case a Civil War might still occur.

 

Justin’s central theme is the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act – aka Obamacare.

 

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America’s Ailment/ or Elective Despotism

 

By Justin Smith

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The continuing resolution that now funds the U.S. government, in place of a real budget, will require a new vote on September 30, 2013, and this represents the best opportunity Americans may ever have to free themselves from a burdensome, dangerous and unconstitutional piece of legislation called the Affordable Health Care Act or Obamacare. If we do not want our children and future generations to become slaves of government and their rights subject to arbitrary curtailment, then all Americans, who understand and recognize this piece of legislation and Obama’s “fundamental transformation” agenda as one huge step on the path towards tyranny, are bound by duty and conscience to support the total defunding of Obamacare, as emphatically and forcibly as possible within the U.S. House and Senate!

In his 1796 Farewell Address, George Washington warned of dangers associated with political parties: “… sooner or later the chief of some prevailing faction, more able or more fortunate than his competitors, turns this disposition to the purposes of his own elevation, on the ruins of public liberty.”

Recently, with only an imperial and utopian declaration, Obama delayed the business mandate section of Obamacare, scheduled for full implementation in 2014 by law, until 2015; however, he left the individual mandate in place by design. Obama hopes that the difficulties in repealing Obamacare will become insurmountable, as increasing numbers of people become dependent on receiving the subsidies associated with Obamacare. This is only the last in a long list of unconstitutional acts by Obama the despot.

Since May 2013, Americans have witnessed Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services, attempt to coerce businesses and insurance companies into contributing millions of dollars towards the organization and implementation costs of Obamacare, which many officials, such as Speaker John Boehner and Senator Harry Reid, are now recognizing to be “a train wreck” waiting to happen, as described by Senator Max Baucus, if more funding and better administrative and functional structures are not in place by 2014. Insurers have spurned Sebelius’ efforts, because they are already facing $100 billion in new taxes over a decade under Obamacare.

And to add insult to injury, the Obama administration will be placing advertisements through Obama’s Organizing for Action “grass-roots” network in order to “educate people about the law.” Funding for this sort of campaign was actually written into Obamacare, and you and I… the taxpayer… pay for these advertisements, even when we oppose this legislation. This year the Obama administration will steal $780 million more for these ads!

Last month, Senator Tom Harkin stated, “The sooner we get back to a good, progressive, populist message, the better off we’re going to be as Democrats.” But this is just one more symptom in America’s ailment, inasmuch as, too many Democrats and Republicans alike are Progressives, synonymous with statist, utopian and communist.

Entire sections of Obamacare have their origins in the early 20th century Progressive Era eugenics movement (approx. 1899-1939) and “The Passing of the Great Race” by Madison Grant, which was translated to German in 1925. It’s not any misrepresentation or hyperbole to state that many modern day Progressives still hold to the views and beliefs of the early Progressives, when we have a sitting President who voted for partial-birth abortion. We gain further insight into Progressive views, as we read Grant’s work: “The laws of nature require the obliteration of the unfit and human life is valuable only when it is of use to the community or race.” Reconcile that with “Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness”, if you can!

While Americans are already receiving “refund checks” for the initial purchase of the first month of health care insurance under Obamacare, various areas of the United States, according to the Heritage Foundation, are experiencing between 80% and 200% cost increases, depending on one’s location. And, it gets worse next year, when a new sales tax on health insurance goes into effect with an annual $8 billion price-tag.

Along with Obama’s ignoble lies and distortions regarding health-care reform, we have watched Kathleen Sebelius double-count funds cut from Medicare in order to present $500 billion in fictitious savings. America has also heard the Congressional Budget Office report that 800,000 people will lose their jobs directly due to Obamacare, and start-up costs over-budget are now known to be $2.8 trillion!

Obamacare is designed to fail, and, in the process, this will force Americans into a single-payer system, which will give the government complete control over the individual through numerous avenues of coercion. Senator Harry Reid admitted as much last week on the PBS Round Table, when he stated, “Obamacare is just a stepping-stone to a single-payer system.”

Senator Bob Corker has called continued talk of repeal “just plain silliness.” So, are we to simply lie down and surrender? Are we really going to do nothing to stop Obamacare and its destruction of individual liberty, as government bureaucrats make life and death decisions for us all? HELL NO!

No matter that Congress voted for Obamacare, the President signed it, and Chief Justice John Roberts manipulated and mangled the English language to be certain that he could declare it “constitutional”, it is beyond obvious to so many newly elected Congressmen and Senators, such as Ted Cruz and Mike Lee, and so many ordinary Americans that Obamacare is in fact unconstitutional. Therefore, over the course of the long haul, all good, freedom-loving, patriotic Americans must start working towards a Constitutional Convention, as outlined under Article IV of the U.S. Constitution, and proposed amendments to halt this very type of government abuse and “ELECTIVE DESPOTISM”, that Thomas Jefferson described in his “Notes on the State of Virginia”, which James Madison quoted in Federalist Paper #48; too many great Americans died, on the beachhead of Normandy, near the Yalu River and on the Ho Chi Minh Trail, fighting the very ideology Obama holds dear for Americans to allow this administration, or any like it, to continue unchecked and unrestrained!

To date the House has successfully, if only symbolically, voted to repeal Obamacare 38 times. Of course the Senate refused to do likewise due to the Democrat majority within it, which brings us back to the real and viable act of defunding Obamacare.

Speaker John Boehner often observes that “the House represents only one-half of one-third of the government”, but this should not give him reason to pause at such a critical juncture of history. Congress and the true will of the people have been ignored by the Senate, Obama and the U.S. Supreme Court, and, since all spending must be authorized by the U.S. House of Representatives in accordance with the U.S. Constitution, the Republican House majority must not be afraid to use the power that they now hold; they must not fail to defund Obamacare out of fear that an Obama/Reid initiated government shutdown will cost them the 2014 election: Remember, the Progressive Democrats had no qualms or pangs of conscience when they used every parliamentarian maneuver and dirty trick imaginable to foist this piece of tyranny upon America!

By Justin O. Smith

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