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Aaron Schock Town Hall Meeting

When: November 2, 2009 7:00 PM

Where:
Five Points Washington
360 N. Wilmor Road
Washington, IL 61571

U.S. Representative Aaron Schock will be holding a public town hall meeting on Monday evening in Washington (near Peoria), Illinois.  Rep. Schock will use this opportunity to discuss the national healthcare bill.

A press release for this event was posted just minutes ago: http://www.pjstar.com/news/x1659493955/Schock-plans-town-hall-meeting-on-health-bill
If you are able to attend this event, please remember to keep your tone and manner respectful at all times.  Hope to see many of you there!!
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According to an article published yesterday, Oct 20, 2009 in the Telegraph.uk

American spies are investing in technology designed to monitor websites including blogs, Twitter, YouTube and even reading habits on Amazon.

According to Wired magazine, In-Q-Tel has put money into Visible Technologies, a software firm that specialises in monitoring the internet.

According to the Telegraph.uk article, In-Q-Tel is the investment arm of the CIA, set up by the US Government in 1999. The software company Visible Technologies already monitors information for companies such as Microsoft, Hormel Foods and Xerox to determine whether what is being said about their products is positive, negative, mixed or neutral.

The Telegraph article surmises that this technology could be used for national security to monitor terrorist communications.

“Anything that is out in the open is fair game for collection,” said Steven Aftergood, of the Federation of American Scientists.

He added, however, that it would be “problematic” if information was used for unauthorised domestic investigations.

“Intelligence agencies or employees might be tempted to use the tools at their disposal to compile information on political figures, critics, journalists or others, and to exploit such information for political advantage. That is not permissible even if all of the information in question is technically ‘open source.'”

How likely would it be for our government to compile information on “political figures, critics, or  journalists…” to be used for “political advantage”? Surely not….

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purple shirtsRemember this?>>> Oct 5th story from our blog?

News from Michelle Malkin>>> yesterday’s blog:

“SEIU-endorsed Gov. Pat Quinn signed an executive order in June approving collective bargaining by “individual providers of home-based support services” — effectively busting open the doors of private homes for the Purple Shirts of the SEIU and other union competitors hungry for new dues-paying members. SEIU and its minions leaned hard on providers to join — even sending out-of-state workers to intrude on families with the promise of juicy benefits and health care coverage. Democrat officials tried to intimidate parents like Pam Harris into silence over their efforts to inform providers that they could vote for no representation.

The thuggery backfired. Bigtime.”

See this article from CBS Channel 2 Chicago>>>

Thanks to the efforts of the families caring for disabled family members in their homes, this attempt did not stand:

This from Michelle Malkin’s Oct 5th post:

“Pam Harris of Western Springs, Illinois, the mother of a 20-year-old son with severe developmental disabilities who receives in-home care stipends, questioned the state’s failure to make a no-representation option clear. She and other parents dared to criticize the union effort publicly in a piece published September 3 in the Chicago Tribune. (”I am not an employee of the state,” Harris said. “I work from my home. I don’t want the union in my home. I can Norma Rae with the rest of them.”) Harris and other parents scraped together their own money (no match for Big Labor coffers) and put together an informational flyer to counter-balance the pro-union propaganda and inform home-based providers that they could opt for no union representation.”

Way to Go Pam Harris of Illinois!!

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Ron Bloom manufacturing Audio from a speech by Ron Bloom from 2008 – “we know that the free market is a joke”  –  just played on Glenn Beck’s radio program .

“Largely about power. Political power comes largely from the barrel of a gun.”

Glenn’s question – “How many Marxists do we have running our country?”

Don’t miss Glenn Beck’s show on Fox tonight at 5 EST, 4 CST

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Update 10/24/2009 Since the treaty mentioned in this post will NOT be signed this year (see today’s post) we now have time to take planned action. Here are suggestions from the website GlobalClimateScam.com:

Ten Things You Can Do

boy-flagThe most common question we get from people is “what can I do to make a difference?”  Here’s a list of ten things you can do to promote the cause of freedom.

1. Use this website to get educated on the evidence against global warming.

2. Post a copy of the Lord Monckton video on your social networking page.

3. Send an email to your friends asking them to sign the petition at www.NoCapAndTrade.com.

4. Print copies of our “Five Facts About Global Warming Flyer” and distribute them in your neighborhood.

5. Order a copy of the movie “Not Evil Just Wrong”. Invite your neighbors over to watch and discuss the movie.

6. Schedule a visit with your members of Congress. If you can’t physically meet with them, the next best thing is to make a phone call. Emails are the least effective method of communication.

7. Write a letter to the editor of your local newspaper.

8. Put a GlobalClimateScam bumper sticker on your car.

9. Create a list of like-minded individuals and keep them updated with emails about the issue.

10. Make a donation to help us promote the cause for freedom.

From Global Climate Scam.com:

On October 14, Lord Christopher Monckton, a noted climate change skeptic, gave a presentation at Bethel University in St. Paul, MN. In this 4-minute excerpt from his speech, he issues a dire warning to all Americans regarding the United Nations Climate Change Treaty, scheduled to be signed in Copenhagen in December 2009. (this link takes a while to load)

The above video is a 4 minute excerpt from Lord Monckton’s 95 minute presentation.

The video below is the entire 95+ minute presentation:

To read an article by Lord Monckton go to this link:

Great Is Truth, and Mighty Above All Things – keynote address to the 2009 International Conference on Climate Change.

The clock is ticking, Fellow Americans. We must try with all our strength and abilities to stop this treaty from being signed by our President. If we cannot stop it, we stand to lose our freedoms and the future freedoms of our children. If this treaty is signed, we will lose our Free Republic to Communism and America will never be the same. Tell your family, your friends and neighbors. Sound the alarm before it is too late. We have 54 days to stop this. Contact your Senators and Representatives.

For more information, go to GlobalClimateScam.com

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Parents beware! According to a leaked network memo from the Entertainment Industry Foundation, there will be a media push for “volunteerism” and “service” from Oct 19-25 on 60 network TV shows*. According to the memo Pres. Obama has called for this action. It sounds like a worthy cause, right? Read John Nolte’s article here>>>

Well, in part it may be a good thing but according to Stage Right at Big Hollywood. Breitbart.com

If your 12 year-old hears about this volunteer initiative and follows the lead of her favorite TV star, she will go to www.createthegood.com and type in her favorite cause.  If she’s been paying attention to the news these days (or listening to the lectures from most public school teachers) she will know that “Health Care” is a big deal these days.  All she has to do is type “Health Care” into the search engine with her zip code (let’s say 90210 cause we love those adorable Beverly Hills high school kids) and she’ll get a whole host of opportunities to serve.

Go ahead… open that link and you’ll see twelve opportunities to serve.  Look at items “H”, “I” and “L.”  All are from Planned Parenthood:

“With President Obama’s focus on health-care reform, now is an exciting and crucial time for us to broaden our support and make sure that the new health-care plan includes women’s health. We’re holding a series of phone banks to identify new people who share our commitment to reproductive freedom.” Read the rest of the article here>>>

Other websites that will be promoted are iparticipate and serv.gov

From Patrick Courrielche

By itself though, there is nothing nefarious about pushing volunteerism. However, there have been many warning signs that the White House is attempting to politicize national service. Read the rest of his article here>>>

*Here is a list of TV shows running the ads:

ABC
All My Children, America’s Funniest Home Videos, Brothers and Sisters, Castle, Cougar Town, Dancing With The Stars, Desperate Housewives, Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, Flash Forward, General Hospital, Good Morning America, Grey’s Anatomy, Hank, Jimmy Kimmel Live, Modern Family, One Life To Live, Private Practice, The Forgotten, The Middle, The View, Ugly Betty

CBS
Cold Case, Criminal Minds, CSI: Miami, CSI: NY, Gary Unmarried, Ghost Whisperer, Numb3rs

FOX
America’s Most Wanted, Bones, Brothers, COPS, So You Think You Can Dance, Til Death

NBC
30 Rock, Access Hollywood, Community, Days of Our Lives, Heroes, Parks and Recreation, The Biggest Loser, The Office, Today Show

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