Blog Smith

Blog Smith is inspired by the myth of Hephaestus in the creation of blacksmith-like, forged materials: ideas. This blog analyzes topics that interest me: IT, politics, technology, history, education, music, and the history of religions.

Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Afghan "Allies" Attack American Troops in Record Numbers

New report shows attacks increased by 120 percent between 2011 and 2012

Pat Condell: Who's afraid of free speech?

Hispanic Republican Win in California

Hispanic win: ‘California can be Republican'

Warrantless Cellphone Tracking Is Upheld

The Court concluded that location data was “clearly a business record” and therefore not protected by the Fourth Amendment. This does not make any sense at all since in the Fourth Amendment, private information is precisely what is supposed to be protected. The Court's ruling is off-base.

Obama Can't Lead

Why Obummer's defenders are wrong when they argue Obama is impotent.

Obama Creates Record Levels of Income Inequality

Income inequality rose faster under Obama than Bush or Clinton...

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

News Quiz

http://www.pewresearch.org/quiz/the-news-iq-quiz/

Biggest Killer of Humans

http://www.youtube.com/watch_popup?v=0sujnvIV4g4 Biggest killer and threat to everyone

1974 Mott The Hoople, with Mick Ronson, European Ending


01 (0:00:00) American Pie *
02 (0:00:12) Golden Age Of Rock N' Roll *
03 (0:04:27) Roll Away The Stone/Sweet Jane
04 (0:08:32) Lounge Lizard
05 (0:13:28) Rest In Peace
06 Angel #9
07. Born Late '58

This features a long ending guitar solo by Ronson which is not on the studio version.

08. One Of The Boys
09. All The Way From Memphis
10. Rose
11. Sweet Angeline
12. Drivin' Sister/Crash Street Kids/Violence
13. All The Young Dudes *
14. Saturday Gigs * (fades out, runs a bit fast)

* From the Oct. 10, 1974 Sweden gig. Balance of tracks from the Nov. 2, 1974 French gig.

Ian Hunter - guitar, lead vocals
Mick Ronson - guitar
Overend Watts - bass
Dale "Buffin" Griffin - drums
Morgan Fisher - keyboards

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n1AQ7iXfoJU

'Stingray' system can also eavesdrop on audio of voice calls...

Moscow Metro says new tracking system is to find stolen phones; no one believes them

Monday, July 29, 2013

Saudi Recognizes America Can Export Oil: Fracking

Saudi Arabian investor, has warned that his country’s oil-dependent economy is increasingly vulnerable to competition from the US shale revolution.

Saudi Prince: Fracking Is Threat To Kingdom

Sunday, July 28, 2013

9/11 Memorial Too Patriotic

Iconic Ground Zero photo was nearly excluded from museum for being too 'rah-rah' American

Saturday, July 27, 2013

Ian Hunter, Wilco, James Mastro: Hoboken, N.J., 26 July 2013

Hoboken, NJ’s Pier A hosted the traveling AmericanaramA tour. The evening also included surprise guest appearances, including Allman Brothers Band/Gov’t Mule guitarist Warren Haynes, The J. Geils Band singer Peter Wolf, Mott The Hoople’s Ian Hunter and Hoboken, NJ musical hero and The Bongos member James Mastro.

Wilco surprised the crowd by inviting English R&B/glam rock star Ian Hunter onstage for his Mott The Hoople classic “I Wish I Was Your Mother.” Mastro, who owns a nearby guitar star in addition to his Hoboken music credits, also played mandolin on the tune. Both Hunter and Mastro remained onstage as Haynes returned for a take on “California Stars.” Then, Bingham and the members of My Morning Jacket joined Wilco and their guests on an all-star cover of David Bowie’s “All The Young Dudes.” (The song was made famous by Mott The Hoople). Wilco have covered “I Wish I Was Your Mother” in the past but have not performed the song since a 2001 stop at Chicago’s Abbey Pub.

I Wish I Was Your Mother [Mott The Hoople](w/Ian Hunter on acoustic guitar, harmonica and lead vocals and James Mastro on mandolin)

California Stars (w/Hunter, Mastro and Haynes; Haynes on guitar solos)

All The Young Dudes [David Bowie; made famous by Mott The Hoople] (w/Hunter, Mastro, Haynes, My Morning Jacket and Ryan Bingham)

All The Young Dudes

California Stars

2nd version,

California Stars


California Stars

3rd version

California Stars
Words by Woody Guthrie, Music by Jay Bennett/Jeff Tweedy
I’d like to rest my heavy head tonight
On a bed of California stars
I’d like to lay my weary bones tonight
On a bed of California stars
I’d love to feel your hand touching mine
And tell me why i must keep working on
Yes, I’d give my life to lay my head tonight
On a bed of California stars
I’d like to dream my troubles all away
On a bed of California stars
Jump up from my starbed and make another day
Underneath my California stars
They hang like grapes on vines that shine
And warm the lovers glass like friendly wine
So, I’d give this world just to dream a dream with you
On our bed of California stars

© Copyright Woody Guthrie Publications, Inc.

I Wish I Was Your Mother

2nd version, IWIWYM
3rd version, IWIWYM

All The Young Dudes

The finale to Wilco's set on July 26, 2013 at Pier A Park in Hoboken. Warren Haynes, My Morning Jacket, and Ryan Bingham joined Wilco and Ian Hunter and James Mastro on the Mott the Hoople classic, All the Young Dudes.


Ian gets a mention in the NY Times.

"Yet Wilco also affirmed its rootsy side, with exquisitely down-home guest solos by Warren Haynes (from Gov’t Mule, the Allman Brothers and the Dead). For its finale, it brought on the rest of the opening acts to join Ian Hunter, of Mott the Hoople, in “All the Young Dudes,” the very 1970s, very English glam-rock anthem written by David Bowie: not Americana but Britainiana."

Cf. http://www.nytimes.com/2013/07/29/arts/music/bob-dylan-and-wilco-americanarama-festival.html?_r=0&adxnnl=1&ref=arts&adxnnlx=1375286575-3g+zKCXp+aYhvQo9codPtQ



 2nd version, ATYD

California Stars


All The Young Dudes


 3rd version, ATYD
 4th version, ATYD
 5th version, ATYD

















Bloodbath in Cairo

As predicted, Egypt is in chaos following Obama's disastrous Middle Eastern policy, and despite Kerry's round of alleged talks.

Friday, July 26, 2013

Obama Discriminates

College Republicans Denied Admittance to Obama Speech

Thursday, July 25, 2013

BILL O’REILLY’S COMMENTS ON RACE

O'Reilly on race

TREY GOWDY ON KEY OBAMA ADVISER: ‘DEMAGOGIC, SELF-SERVING, POLITICAL HACK’

Military Invades Chicago

Following up on recent and unannounced training exercises in Florida and Washington state, the U.S. military is conducting a drill in Chicago.
The Windy City’s Office of Emergency Management and Communications (OEMC) told the Chicago Tribune on Tuesday it is providing support for “routine military training exercises,” including flying helicopters in the downtown area of the city at night.

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

ARIZONA MUSLIM CHARGED WITH DETONATING A BOMB OUTSIDE A FEDERAL BUILDING

Ariz. bomb suspect charged with previous murder

White House Directs IRS to Target Political Opponents

IRS head met with top White House official one day before revising targeting criteria

Congress to probe SEAL chopper crash

Congress has launched an investigation of the helicopter crash that killed 30 Americans in Afghanistan

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

IMAM ON JERUSALEM’S TEMPLE MOUNT CALLING FOR CALIPHATE AND DESTRUCTION OF THE U.S., FRANCE, BRITAIN, ROME

In a gathering on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem marking the first Friday of the Ramadan, an imam of the Islamist Hizb ut-Tahrir organization incited a crowd of hundreds of Muslims calling for the destruction of America, France, Britain and Rome. 

The fiery speech was made on July 12, 2013. The original Arabic video was translated by the Clarion Project.

The imam said a number of times, with the crowd repeating after him: 

"Allah is Greater! Let America be destroyed!"

"The Caliphate is the answer!"

"Listen, Obama, we are a nation that does not bow down, and the Caliphate will return!"

"Listen, Obama. and the Caliphate will return!"

OBAMA'S: ‘A BLOOD-SOAKED, TOTALITARIAN DEATH CULT’: THE MUSLIM BROTHERHOOD

Erick Stakelbeck’s new book, “The Brotherhood: America’s Next Great Enemy

HOW DID DETROIT CRASH? SOME CRAZY FACTS ABOUT DETROIT

Decline of Detroit

Ian Hunter Shephers Bush

Egyptian Cleric Calls on Allah to Kill Jews and Shiites

#3914 - Egyptian Cleric Muhammad Al-Zughbi Calls on Allah to Annihilate Jews and Shiites in Friday Sermon Amjad TV (Egypt) - May 24 and 31, 2013 - 04:52

Captain in the USMC from Afghanistan

Lioness of Judah,
I am back in Afghanistan.  There is no mission, no strategy. The Muslims have us pretty well figured out. They ask, ask and ask. We then give, give and give. The commander to balks at the cycle? He is replaced by someone who will go along. The Afghans are great allies--- so long as we bribe them with goods, services, and money. They turn when we leave. Just recently, an advisor team was ordered away from an Afghan Uniformed Police team in the south because, as higher headquarters claims, they were fully trained and operational independent of ISAF help. Just the other day, the chief of police for that team was caught on our drone assets delivering a Humvee-full of weapons and ammunition to a Taliban member who is targeted for death. Of course we did not drone strike him because, after all, this is what winning looks like.
We work with allied local national linguists. Hazaras, Tajiks, and Pashtuns. Every so often, I have one of these men come to my door and ask to speak privately. They then explain--- and beg me to not tell anyone--- that they do not consider themselves Muslim, but have to go along or be killed. They ask me to help them with their visa packages to escape this Islamist hell. I do.  I prod these linguists with those questions that would perk the ears of an Islamic supremist. I have identified some whom I will not trust. But there are others who recognize that Islam is the problem in Afghanistan. One is a secret Christian. They want away from Islam and America is the last place where it is safe to go. For now.
I feel like these guys who have seen what Islam is are the survivors. We need them. They are like the survivors who escaped to America from the Soviet bloc and pled with tears in their eyes for America to not vote for Obama. They know what is coming because they have seen it. I do not think that Islam can be readily defeated through intellect. They are beyond it. Only sheer violence and force can stop them, only liberating those who will be liberated and using the superstition of their religion against them will work. General Pershing understood this 100 years ago. I am afraid America will not really get this until the most extreme circumstance arises.   
My time in the Marine Corps is coming to an end. I could stay in the organization as long as I wish, but I feel there is no point. All the talented officers I know are resigning. We can’t bear to stay in and see what is happening. We are a social-experiment over and above the world’s premier war-fighting organization now. This is what America wants. This is what America has voted for twice.
Me and people like me look to get out and blend in with society at large. The consensus is that the time will come when America wants people like us again, but only after this new experimental drive has run its course. It will end how it has to end: in class war, race war, free men vs statists. Completely predictable.  At that time, the blood and sweat and broken hearts pressed from America’s fighting men and women over a decade of counter-insurgency warfare will rise up and be our nation’s salvation.
As always, please keep my identity secret. The system is no longer partial to my kind.

Captain, USMC

Obamacare’s Branch of the NSA

Community organizers will use a Federal Data Hub to sign up people for subsidies — and even ballots.

Monday, July 22, 2013

Should Obama Kill Americans?

Judge torn over lawsuit in drone strike that killed Americans

Sunday, July 21, 2013

Not Nice to Fool Mother Nature: CIA and Weather Manipulation

The NAS website describes a study as an investigation into "a limited number of proposed geoengineering techniques, including examples of both solar radiation management (SRM) and carbon dioxide removal (CDR) techniques."

Much speculation has surrounded claims that the US government has long been involved in types of weather manipulation, including a much-discussed attempt to cloud-seed - the process of dispersing substances into the air to create cloud condensation or ice nuclei and subsequently rain or snow - during the Vietnam war.

Weather manipulation was most recently in the news after claims by some American commentators that devastating tornadoes in Oklahoma, along with other extreme weather events like Hurricane Sandy, were created by the US government using the Haarp antenna farm in Alaska.

NRA on Illegals

Produced by the NRA (National Rifle Association), this video is instructive for any citizen of the U.S.A.   Sheriff Larry Dever, white cowboy hat and blue/white checkered shirt, is the long time sheriff of Cochise County.  Sierra Vista, and is the largest town in Cochise County. Cochise County is huge and borders Sonora, Mexico . The bald-headed guy is the Sheriff of Pinal County, North of Tucson, AZ. The videos were filmed on Highway 8, going from the I-10 north of Tucson, through Gila Bed and on to CA. 


LANDMARK FEDERAL STUDY: NO INDICATION FRACKING CONTAMINATES DRINKING WATER

The study done by the National Energy Technology Laboratory in Pittsburgh marked the first time that a drilling company let government scientists inject special tracers into the fracking fluid and then continue regular monitoring to see whether it spread toward drinking water sources. The research is being done at a drilling site in Greene County, which is southwest of Pittsburgh and adjacent to West Virginia.

"Palestinian" Student Admitted to Pennsylvania High School.

A high school applicant from the “occupied territory of Ramallah” has been admitted to a Pennsylvania school.

Why are our taxpayer dollars going to educate non-US citizens?

Rise of the Warrior Cop

It is time to reconsider the militarization of American policing.

Since the 1960s, in response to a range of perceived threats, law-enforcement agencies across the U.S., at every level of government, have been blurring the line between police officer and soldier. Driven by martial rhetoric and the availability of military-style equipment—from bayonets and M-16 rifles to armored personnel carriers—American police forces have often adopted a mind-set previously reserved for the battlefield. The war on drugs and, more recently, post-9/11 antiterrorism efforts have created a new figure on the U.S. scene: the warrior cop—armed to the teeth, ready to deal harshly with targeted wrongdoers, and a growing threat to familiar American liberties.


Obama Escalates Warfare

As Obama kills fewer Islamists with drone attacks in Afghanistan, Pakistan and Yemen, the U.S. military is shifting its huge fleet of unmanned aircraft to other hot spots around the world. This next phase of drone warfare is focused more on spying than killing and will extend the Pentagon’s robust surveillance networks far beyond traditional, declared combat zones.

Obamacare Big Brother database: Federal Data Services Hub

The massive, centralized database will include comprehensive personal information such as income and financial data, family size, citizenship and immigration status, incarceration status, social security numbers, and private health information. It will compile dossiers based on information obtained from the IRS, the Department of Homeland Security, the Department of Defense, the Veterans Administration, the Office of Personnel Management, the Social Security Administration, state Medicaid databases, and for some reason the Peace Corps. The Data Hub will provide web-based, one-stop shopping for prying into people’s personal affairs.

The hub will be used on a daily basis by Navigators, which according to the Government Accountability Office GAO, is to provide “electronic, near real-time “community and consumer-focused nonprofit groups, to which exchanges award grants to provide fair and impartial public education” and “refer consumers as appropriate for further assistance.” 

Saturday, July 20, 2013

Online Courses Bust

San Jose State suspends collaboration with online provider

Senate Narrowly Defends Constitution Against the U.N.

In a 53-46 vote, the Senate narrowly passed a measure that will stop the United States from entering into the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty. 

The Statement of Purpose from the bill read: 


"To uphold Second Amendment rights and prevent the United States from entering into the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty."


The U.N. Small Arms Treaty, which has been championed by the Obama Administration, would have effectively placed a global ban on the import and export of small firearms. The ban would have affected all private gun owners in the U.S., and had language that would have implemented an international gun registry on all private guns and ammunition. The ultimate purpose of the treaty is to confiscate all privately owned firearms in all countries supporting the treaty.

Astonishingly, 46 of our United States Senators were willing to trade our Constitutional rights to a foreign power.


Here are the 46 senators that voted to give your rights to the U.N.
Baldwin (D-WI)
Baucus (D-MT)
Bennet (D-CO)
Blumenthal (D-CT)
Boxer (D-CA)
Brown (D-OH)
Cantwell (D-WA)
Cardin (D-MD)
Carper (D-DE)
Casey (D-PA)
Coons (D-DE)
Cowan (D-MA)
Durbin (D-IL)
Feinstein (D-CA)
Franken (D-MN)
Gillibrand (D-NY)
Harkin (D-IA)
Hirono (D-HI)
Johnson (D-SD)
Kaine (D-VA)
King (I-ME)
Klobuchar (D-MN)
Landrieu (D-LA)
Leahy (D-VT)
Levin (D-MI)
McCaskill (D-MO)
Menendez (D-NJ)
Merkley (D-OR)
Mikulski (D-MD)
Murphy (D-CT)
Murray (D-WA)
Nelson (D-FL)
Reed (D-RI)
Reid (D-NV)
Rockefeller (D-WV)
Sanders (I-VT)
Schatz (D-HI)
Schumer (D-NY)
Shaheen (D-NH)
Stabenow (D-MI)
Udall (D-CO)
Udall (D-NM)
Warner (D-VA)
Warren (D-MA)
Whitehouse (D-RI)
Wyden (D-OR


These Senators voted to let the dismantle the Second Amendment. 

Friday, July 19, 2013

Thursday, July 18, 2013

5 VIDEOS OF SAMANTHA POWER AS NEW UN AMBASSADOR

CONGRESS SHOULD WATCH

CONGRESS CLASH WITH TOP OBAMA OFFICIALS ON NSA SPYING

Five Exchanges

Islamist Gangraping and trafficking in underage non-Muslim girls

RAPE JIHAD

Devout Catholics Have Better Sex

Group presents data showing those who go to church weekly have most frequent, enjoyable sex

Marine colonel sought in Benghazi investigation not yet retired

Despite Pentagon claims

Congressman: Benghazi Survivors Forced to Sign Non-Disclosure Agreements

Sign Non-Disclosure Agreements

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

TSA Searching Cars at Airports

TSA searches valet parked car

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Now Holder is Whipping Up Racial Discord

Meanwhile, Obama fiddles while America burns.

Monday, July 15, 2013

COLLEGE GIRLS, BOTTLED WATER AND THE EMERGING AMERICAN POLICE STATE

John W. Whitehead is president of The Rutherford Institute

Sunday, July 14, 2013

BORDER PATROL AGENTS SHATTER DRIVER’S WINDOW, HANDCUFF HIM AFTER HE REFUSES TO COOPERATE AT ‘INTERNAL’ CHECKPOINT

US Border Patrol Break In Driver Window Cam, Pine Valley, California, Inspection Station Checkpoint, 31 May 2013 http://yuma310.com/border_dance.htm

http://www.theblaze.com/stories/2013/07/10/caught-on-video-border-patrol-agents-shatter-drivers-window-after-he-refuses-to-cooperate-at-random-internal-checkpoint-in-calif/

Robert Trudell of Yuma, Ariz. posted an incident that occurred to him. 
He told TheBlaze in an exclusive interview on Wednesday that he was detained for 10 hours by Border Patrol agents following the incident outlined in our original story.
“The event started in Pine Valley, California, at 12:35 in the afternoon and I was released on foot in the city of El Cajon, California at 10:30 p.m. that night by two plain clothes agents driving an unmarked black Dodge Charger,” Trudell explained. “The agents placed a brown paper bag in the parking lot which contained my shoelaces, ID and credit cards along with asset forfeiture receipts for my computers, cameras, car, phone and glasses.”
Trudell said a law enforcement official read him a charge about not complying with an order back at the detention facility. However, he claims he received nothing in writing about any official charges against him. “There is no official charge that I am aware of,” he said.
Revealing his side of the story, Trudell told us the drug dog dispatched to sniff around his vehicle turned up no hits for narcotics. He also said police found no drugs in the car or on him when they removed him from his vehicle after shattering the window.
“I was never aggressive with the agents or officers,” he added.
Trudell told TheBlaze he has gone through the checkpoint many times with the intention of recording the procedure, but other times has been forced to go through the checkpoint to get somewhere. His YouTube channel has several videos of him going through checkpoints while refusing to cooperate with law enforcement.
Trudell said he was on his way to film a senior table tennis tournament in Laguna Woods, Calif., when this particular incident with Border Patrol occurred.
Border Patrol in Pine Valley, Calif., has yet to reply to messages left by TheBlaze. 

Homicide Rate Decline

Islamist Children’s Summer Camp

China naval fleet seen off northern Japan

A Chinese naval fleet was Sunday spotted sailing for the first time through an international strait between northern Japan and Russia's far east, the Japanese defence ministry said.

Saturday, July 13, 2013

Ian Hunter, 13 July 2013, The Stephen Talkhouse, Amagansett, NY

Black Tears

Roll Away the Stone

All The Young Dudes

Clint Eastwood Says:

This one sentence editorial appeared in the Peoria Journal Star . . . . . "A pen in the hand of this president is far more dangerous than a gun in the hands of 200 million law-abiding citizens." Then Clint Eastwood added his words . . . . . "We Americans are so tired of being thought of as dumb asses by the rest of the world that we went to the polls this past November and removed all doubt."

Friday, July 12, 2013

Ian Hunter, 12 July 2013, Sellersville Theater 1894, Sellersville, PA

All American Alien Boy

When I'm President

Roll Away the Stone

Saturday Gigs/All the Young Dudes

Thursday, July 11, 2013

Ian Hunter, World Cafe Live - Wilmington, 11 July 2013

World Cafe Live - Wilmington 8:00 PM 500 N. Market St. Wilmington, DE






Ian Hunter & The Rant Band At The World Cafe Live! 07-11-13

 Video and Audio Taped by IMAGEMAN
Audio Taped by Floydz
5.1 Remix and Project assembled by Jeffko Jeffko

Set List:

01. Intro
02. What For
03. Once Bitten Twice Shy
04. Fatally Flawed
05. Just the Way You Look Tonight
06. Wash Us Away
07. Shrunken Heads
08. 23A, Swan Hill
09. All American Alien Boy
10. Irene Wilde
11. All the Way From Memphis
12. When I'm President
13. Now Is the Time
14. Roll Away the Stone
15. Ta Shunka Witco (Crazy Horse)
16. Sweet Jane
17. Moon Upstairs
18. Saturday Gigs/Life
19. All the Young Dudes
20. Goodnight Irene






taped by me friend Tony (IMAGEMAN2005)

recorder SONY PCM D-50

MIC homemaden model 2025 made by flipp02

I write this letter and edited it , by Ane flipp022

the sound quality is very good hifi stereo

tracks 20

Set List:

01. What For
02. Once Bitten Twice Shy
03. Fatally Flawed
04. Just the Way You Look Tonight
05. Wash Us Away
06. Shrunken Heads
07. 23A, Swan Hill
08. All American Alien Boy
09. Irene Wilde
10. All the Way From Memphis
11. When I'm President
12. Now Is the Time
13. Roll Away the Stone
14. Ta Shunka Witco (Crazy Horse)
15. Sweet Jane
16. encore applause
17. Moon Upstairs
18. Saturday Gigs/Life
29. All the Young Dudes
20. Goodnight, Irene

Sweet Jane



All The Young Dudes

World Cafe Live at the Queen Wilmington DE 2013-07-11 (Remastered)

Set List

What For

Once Bitten, Twice Shy

Fatally Flawed

Just the Way You Look Tonight

Wash Us Away

Shrunken Heads

23A Swan Hill

All American Alien Boy


Irene Wilde

All The Way To Memphis

When I'm President


Now Is the Time

Roll Away The Stone

Ta Shunka Witco (Crazy Horse)

Sweet Jane

Encore

The Moon Upstairs

Saturday Gigs/Life/All The Young Dudes/Goodnight Irene

background vocals, Wreckless Eric











Wednesday, July 10, 2013

HELP OBAMA: SIGNING A PETITION TO REPEAL THE BILL OF RIGHTS

HERE ARE AMERICA’S TOP STATES FOR BUSINESS

Business

Fireplace: All Nighter CHUBBY MOE















All Nighter wood stove

All Nighter Stove Works was another big heating concern in the late 1970s. The details are a little sketchy, but it may have had design and copy issues with either Fisher or Chubby Stoves
They have a pretty big following and even used units can go for near $1000 dollars or more used. They had an advanced airtight system which was pretty high-tech for the time. Most models that you see out today are either the Big Moe or Moe Jr(Little Moe). There was also a Chubby Moe a Mid-Moe and a Giant Moe model as well. They had interesting names for sure! The model name would be imprinted right on the door.
If you're trying to guess the model here's a breakdown:
Little Moe: Can fit 18" logs
Mid Moe: Can fit 24" logs
Big Moe: Can fit 36" logs

PREACHER IN LONDON ARRESTED FOR CALLING HOMOSEXUALITY A SIN

Tony Miano, a retired deputy sheriff and former chaplain with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Dept., was charged with “using homophobic speech that could cause people anxiety, distress, alarm or insult.”

History teacher’s response to Common Core

How the Two Align: Common Core State Standards and Heritage Academy’s American History Curriculum

What if the NFL Adopted Common Core?

NFL Adopts Common Core Playbook–Copying Education Reforms

Gun Activist Raided by Storm Troopers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

AVTM Official Press Release
RE: Raid on ADAM VS THE MAN Studios 10JUL13

(HERNDON, VA 10 JULY 2013)--- On the evening of Tuesday, 09JUL13, at approximately 7:45 PM, a combination of US Parks Police (an arm of the DHS) raided Adam Kokesh's residence. Local Herndon police assisted in the armed invasion. The officers used a battering ram to knock in the door after two knocks, and did not announce that they had a warrant. Immediately after breaking down the door, a flash bang grenade was deployed in the foyer.

Numerous police vehicles, including a light armored vehicle and two low-flying helicopters barricaded Adam's street. More than 20 armored SWAT team members surrounded the house, as well as a number of detectives, and plainclothes officers. Assault rifles were aimed on all members of the team as they were handcuffed without being told why they were detained. Masked and armored police in full “Storm Trooper” gear flooded in and ransacked the residence. The team was cordoned in a front room, while Adam was pulled aside for questioning.

Over the course of the next five hours, the police searched every corner of the house with canine units and blueprints to the house obtained prior to the search. All officers refused to speak to the crew while they we being detained. They confiscated cell phones and personal items with force. Throughout the ordeal, the police repeatedly showed a volatile desire to initiate aggressive, forceful conduct with detainees. At one point, Adam politely requested to use the restroom and was kicked by the officer forcing him to sit handcuffed on the floor. After hours of determined attempts, the safe was forced open and all items inside were confiscated. Adam was arrested and his crew were told he was being brought to the Herndon Police department overnight. Well after midnight, police officers cleared the house.

Fairfax County Adult Detention Center has stated that it has Adam in custody.

The ADAM VS THE MAN Team will be continuing production on the podcast and the Youtube channel as long as Adam remains imprisoned for an act of civil disobedience. We will continue to spread the message of liberty, self ownership, and the non-aggression principle regardless of the government's relentless attacks on our operation. We will continue to combat its desperate attempts to crush a worldwide, revolutionary shift in the people's understanding of the state's illegitimacy—after all, good ideas don't require force.

Media Contact: Lucas Jewell – lucas@adamvstheman.com
DC Breaking Local News Weather Sports FOX 5 WTTG

Kokesh’s supporters are urging people call the US Parks Police non-emergency number at (202) 619 7105 to demand Adam’s release “and that charges be placed on the individuals that committed a B&E, vandalism, destruction of property, theft, and kidnapped Adam at our home.”

Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Monday, July 8, 2013

Happy 4th of July: DUI Checkpoint - Drug Dogs, Searched without Consent, while Innocent

A man getting stopped at a DUI checkpoint in Rutherford County, Tennessee is a video which includes what the driver believes to be a unconstitutional search of his car where an officer is even recorded saying the man is “perfectly innocent and he knows his rights.”
The video shows driver, 21-year-old Chris Kalbaugh, has his window cracked as Deputy  A.J. Ross walks over asking the man to roll it down further. Kalbaugh says he thinks the level he has it rolled down is “fine” because he is able to hear the officer adequately. Ross asks how old Kalbaugh is (who before providing his answer responds asking if that’s even a relevant question), walks briefly toward the back of the vehicle, returns and then asks Kalbaugh to pull over.

Ian Hunter, Mick Ronson, Live At The Cabaret San Jose Ca Dec 16 1989

01 (0:00:00) Once Bitten Twice Shy 
02 (0:04:37) Why Are You Not Looking At Me 
03 (0:8:5 tell it like it is 6:16
04. standing in my light 6:20
05. just another night 4:57
06. pain 6:52
07. beg a little love 9:58
08. sweet dreamer 8:02
09. white light white heat 4:16
10. darlin lets have a baby 2:43
11. bastard 9:30
12. womens institution 6:35
13. all the way from memphis 4:33
14. im gonna be somebody 4:30
15. cleveland rocks 5:11
16. medley: all the young dudes/
roll away the stone/two ships pass
in the night/all the young dudes 13:33
17. instrumental 6:01 

Ian Hunter - vox/guitar
Mick Ronson - guitar/vox
Patrick Kilbride - bass
Howard Helm - keyboards
Mark Potts - drums

TARIQ RAMADAN PUSHES AMERICAN MUSLIMS “NOT TO INFILTRATE,” BECOME JOURNALISTS, SHAPE PERCEPTIONS, JIHAD IS THE WAY WE IMPLEMENT SHARIA”

1:42:52 I wouldn’t care too much about, you know, the big media. They are changing. It’s going to… It is powerful but we have the power of our presence, we have the power of our principles and we have the power of alternative media. And we should send our children, when they want to do so to… in the field of journalism, to be able to be part of the whole thing and then things are changing.
Last example that I want to give you and I keep on repeating this because we don’t realize this, is… You have trends here who are very much promoting Islamophobia and they are saying, for example: Europe is becoming Eurabia. But why are they saying this? They are saying this because they know something. And once again: don’t work only with emotions and perceptions. Come to facts, figures. Study. Know what is happening. The evolution of history. In less than… You have 16 years, 16 years. We have seen something which was very interesting in the perceptions of the people in one conflict, which is the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
1:44:08 ‘67, ‘67, 73% of the… in ’67, 73% of the Europeans were supporting Israel in the conflict. In seventy…, in the seventies… Now, not in the seventies, now, in 2010, we have 66 to 67% of the Europeans supporting the Palestinians. In fact, it’s not coming from… and you know what happened?

Tariq Ramadan is a Swiss-born philosophy professor currently based in France. In February 2002 Salon.com called him "one of the most important intellectuals in the world," characterizing him as “the Muslim Martin Luther.”

LITTLE MUSLIM GIRLS ON PA TV: JEWS ARE THE "MOST EVIL AMONG CREATIONS, BARBARIC MONKEYS, WRETCHED PIGS," CONDEMNED TO "HUMILIATION AND HARDSHIP"

http://palwatch.org/main.aspx?fi=763&fld_id=763&doc_id=9312

PA TV reporter: "Let's meet these girls who want to recite a short poem."
Girl 1: "I do not fear the rifle because your throngs are in delusion and ignorant herds.
Jerusalem is my land, Jerusalem is my honor
Jerusalem is my days and my wildest dreams.
Oh, you who murdered Allah's pious prophets (i.e., Jews in Islamic tradition)
Oh, you who were brought up on spilling blood
You have been condemned to humiliation and hardship.
Oh Sons of Zion, oh most evil among creations
Oh barbaric monkeys, wretched pigs
Girl 2: Jerusalem is not your den
Jerusalem opposes your throngs
Jerusalem vomits from within it your impurity
Because Jerusalem, you impure ones, is pious, immaculate
And Jerusalem, you who are filth, is clean and pure.
I do not fear barbarity.
As long as my heart is my Quran and my city
As long as I have my arm and my stones
As long as I am free and do not barter my cause
I will not fear your throngs
I will not fear the rifle."

Secret move keeps bin Laden records in the shadows

The nation's top special operations commander ordered military files about the Navy SEAL raid on Osama bin Laden's hideout to be purged from Defense Department computers and sent to the CIA, where they could be more easily shielded from ever being made public.

Sunday, July 7, 2013

America America - Elia Kazan

*** America, America (British title The Anatolian Smile) is a 1963 American dramatic film directed, produced and written by Elia Kazan, from his own book ***
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In this tale, loosely based upon the life of Kazan's uncle, the director uses little-known cast members, with the entire storyline revolving around the central performance of Greek actor Stathis Giallelis (born 1941), twenty-two years old at the time of production, who is in virtually every scene of the nearly three-hour movie.
The film begins in the late 1890s, as young Greek Stavros Topouzoglou (Giallelis), living in an impoverished village in Turkish Anatolia witnesses brutal oppression by the Turkish authorities of the Greek and Armenian minorities. He is entrusted by his father with the family's financial resources in a mission of hope to the Turkish capital Constantinople (renamed Istanbul in 1930), where he would work in the carpet business of his father's cousin (Harry Davis), although his own dream is to reach the faraway land of opportunity, America. His odyssey begins with a long voyage on a donkey and on foot through the impoverished towns and villages on the way to Constantinople. Due to his kind nature and naivete, he allows himself to be deprived of all his money and arrives at the cousin's home penniless. The older man is deeply disappointed at this turn of events since he was counting on the infusion of funds to rescue his failing enterprise. Nevertheless, he attempts to salvage the situation by proposing that Stavros marry a wealthy merchant's (Paul Mann) young daughter (Linda Marsh). Stavros realizes that such a marriage would mean the end of his American dream and adamantly refuses, abruptly leaving the angry cousin.
Now homeless on the streets of the capital, Stavros survives by eating discarded food and working at backbreaking and hazardous jobs. After nearly a year of scrimping and self-denial, he has some savings, but an encounter with an enticing beauty (Joanna Frank) leaves him, once again, bereft of income. Sinking even lower, he now finds himself living in an overcrowded subterranean hovel, which becomes a scene of chaos and bloodshed when it is attacked with gunfire by authorities purportedly searching for anarchists and revolutionaries. Severely injured in the mayhem, the unconscious Stavros is thrown among piles of dead bodies slated for disposal into the sea. He subsequently topples from the cart transporting the bodies and painfully makes his way to the cousin's residence. The relative takes pity on the young man and allows him to recover at his home. Deprived now of all resistance, Stavros agrees to marry his intended bride. Upon being questioned by her regarding his moodiness, however, he admits that he still plans to emigrate to America, using the dowry money to pay for his passage. She then entreats him to take her along, admitting that she feels no hope in her present situation.
At this point Stavros becomes reacquainted with Hohannes (Gregory Rozakis), a young Armenian, whom Stavros aided with food and clothing during his original voyage to Istanbul. Hohannes informs him that he is being sponsored to America by an employer seeking labor. The offer is also extended to Stavros and his dream now seemed within reach. He tells his intended that he could not marry her, and subsequently embarks on the voyage. There is, however, another major impediment—an affair with the young wife (Katherine Balfour) of an older businessman (Robert H. Harris), well-known to his former prospective father-in-law. The older man lodges a criminal charge against Stavros, which would result in deportation back to Turkey. As everything looks bleak, however, the tubercular Hohannes exchanges documents with Stavros, allowing him to enter America in Hohannes' place.
With the climactic image of the Statue of Liberty as the boatload of immigrants docks in New York Harbor, Stavros puts his tribulations behind him, starting out as a shoeshine boy and gathering the pennies and dollars that will eventually bring his family to the land where their descendants, including Elia Kazan, will have the chance to fulfill their potential.

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