Saturday, August 10, 2019

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I read this again today.  It is a real head scratcher.  It causes you to think maybe he is really on a thought that solves many issues.  TRY IT AGAIN, READ IT AGAIN TODAY.    tom  f
 
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05 Aug

Poverty, the Compassion Cartel, and Environmental Racism
In 2006, I was surprised to find myself sitting at a formal dinner in the middle of a 200-year-old debating society at Cambridge University in England. In a few minutes I, and five others were about to engage in a debate over the usefulness of the United Nations. But here, for a few minutes longer, at the long dinner table with the crisp, white tablecloth, I was sitting next to one of my fellow debaters, Salis Shetty, the head of the UN's Millennium Project.
 
I had ignored him through most of the dinner, but with just a few minutes left before the debate I finally turned to him and said, "You realize you don't have a prayer, don't you?"
He looked at me and asked, "About what?"
 
I replied, "Ending poverty by 2015 through the use of redistribution of wealth." (That was one of the eight listed goals of the UN's Millennium Project, accepted by world leaders in 2000.)
He said, "Yes, I know."
 
I began to talk with him about the need to help the poor escape from poverty on their own rather than being condemned to life-long bread lines. I talked about the need to establish private property rights as a means to build wealth. I mentioned that there was estimated to be almost $10 trillion in "dead capital"(property in the world that no one is allowed to own or invest in). That's enough capital to help a lot of poor people break out of their dire situation.
 
Mr. Shetty looked at me as I made these observations and said, "Hernando de Soto."
"Yes!"  That's exactly whom I was quoting. De Soto is an economist from Peru who has made it his life's work to help end poverty in the world by promoting private property ownership.
 
To my amazement Mr. Shetty looked at me and said, "I have associates who are looking on this (de Soto's ideas) favorably." Just as he said those words, the call came for us to head to the debating hall for our event. Of course we were on opposite sides.
 
As soon as the debate was over (I was outnumbered five to one, as usual) I made a beeline to Mr. Shetty and said, "You and I started a conversation and I want to finish it." A few weeks later I traveled to New York City to meet with him in his UN office. During that meeting, he told me that, in his city in India, the local government was beginning to go over property records and officially register ownership, something that had never been done before. The result was that the economy of the community was starting to improve.
 
That is exactly the point that Hernando de Soto is making as he travels the world meeting with national leaders. The core reason for poverty is bad government. In most of the world, people may "own" their homes, perhaps via an underground economy, but they have no official records through the government to prove it. Without that official proof or registration, they have no means to use the property for equity loans and investment, so it is essentially dead capital, as de Soto has labeled it.
 
In his book, "The Mystery of Capital, Why Capitalism Triumphs in the West and Fails Everywhere Else," de Soto explains the major difference between the American system and most other nations of the world. Here, every single piece of privately held property — homes, even large equipment, is registered. In fact, the County Registrar's office is one of the most important tools of freedom because it's where every American can prove ownership of their property. Because of that system, average Americans can use their property as a tool to obtain loans. At least 60% of American companies have been started thorough equity loans on private property. And those privately held companies went on to employ about 60% of the American workforce. That is how private property ownership made the United States the richest nation in the world, almost over night. Lack of such a system is the reason much of the rest of the world fell into extreme poverty. In those cases the people have no way out of poverty and are forced to rely on government handouts.                       
 
De Soto's book was called "The blueprint for a new industrial revolution," by the Times of London. Today de Soto travels the world, meeting with world leaders who seek his guidance on how they can end poverty in their nations. Yet, when he tells them the secret is private ownership of property, many balk, telling him with a troubled smile, that the people in their nations "just aren't ready for such a policy – they don't understand the concept of private property ownership." So the promise of a great new financial revolution that could spread wealth and freedom to every corner of the world never gets off the ground.
 
A few years ago I had the great privilege of a private meeting with Hernando de  Soto. He told me a story of one such meeting he had with a national leader. He's been in enough meetings with world leaders that he can now almost anticipate what they are going to say. In this particular meeting, he said he knew the leader was going to tell him that his people just weren't ready for private property ownership.  So, before the meeting, de Soto sent a team into the neighborhood around the presidential palace and knocked on doors to ask the people if they owned their homes. Every single one of them said yes, they owned their home. So de Soto's team members asked each to produce any kind of evidence they might have to show that ownership. They did. It might have been a bill of sale, a receipt or even a copy of a will. In any case, they had something to prove their ownership in a country where property ownership was not supported by the government.
 
De Soto took copies of these items with him to the meeting, and before the discussion could begin about how the people of his country didn't understand private property ownership, Hernando de Soto spread his evidence on the table and said to the leader, "your people understand property ownership, now let's discuss how they can legally own it and build capital from it."
 
There are three main reasons the world has not experienced de Soto's new financial revolution. First is bad government led by dictators who refuse to give up their power over the people by supplying them the means for ending poverty. Poverty is very helpful to dictators because poor people are powerless to rise up against them. Poverty is also convenient to rouse the rabble against political opponents and spread fear.
 
Those who are barely hanging on from meal to meal are easy to scare with threats from any proposal that dares to differ from the redistribution schemes, even if, in the long run, that would be the best means for them to find a way out of poverty. The Left has used this fear effectively to build hate and resistance against those who promote free enterprise.
 
The second reason the world is sinking into ever greater poverty is the Environmental movement- the new-style dictatorship that actually prefers people to remain poor, living in mud huts with no infrastructure, running water or electricity. That, they claim, is sustainable.
 
Believe it or not, there is a worldwide Sustainable Development policy to prohibit funding of development projects in Third World countries if the projects don't fit the environmental agenda. It's called the Equator Principles. According to their own documents, the Equator Principles were established in association with the World Bank's International Finance Corporation in 2003. They have been adopted by at least 73 financial institutions around the world, covering over 70% of international projects such as dams, mines, and pipelines. At least three leading American financial institutions are associates of the Equator Principles, including Bank of America, JP Morgan Chase and Citigroup.
 
In short, such policy actually leads to what can only be called Environmental Racism. A few white, rich people who live in luxury in their first-world nations have made a determination that some who now live in mud huts with no indoor power and no clean running water, must stay that way because these elites have determined it is more 'sustainable" for the planet.
Stopping development for the poor has become a major drive by Sustainablists. At the Earth Summit in 1992, Chairman Maurice Strong famously said "Isn't the only hope for the planet that the industrial nations collapse? Isn't it our responsibility to bring that about?" Zero economic growth is the announced goal to assure their well-ordered sustainable society stays dormant, thereby assuring their control. Of course, the result will only be more poor people – all in the name of saving the environment.
 
But fear not, these same power mongers aren't satisfied to condemn just those already living in poverty. Apparently they are so determined to control every human action on the planet that they are equally happy to condemn the rest of us to such a future – for the planet, of course. Author Ted Trainer has written a book entitled "Transition to a Sustainable and Just World," which is really nothing more than a blueprint for establishing Marxist principles into your local community. In the book Trainer writes, "The alternative has to be the simpler way, a society based on non-affluent lifestyles within mostly small and highly self-sufficient local economies under the local participatory control and not driven by market forces or the profit motive, and with no economic growth. There must be an enormous cultural change away from competitive individualistic acquisitiveness." The call for zero economic growth was also heard at the UN's Rio+20 Summit in 2012.  Trainer's motto for us all is that "you must live on less!" That is their definition of Sustainable Development. Of course they only mean this future for you and me, not the powerful elite.
 
Such ideas of destroying human civilization are, in fact, rampant throughout the Green movement. Paul Ehrlich, professor of Population Studies at Stanford University demanded that "a massive campaign must be launched to de-develop the United States. De-development means bringing our economic system into line with the realities of ecology and the world resource situation." Apparently, the advocates of such a desire to make us all poor have missed a very important fact. Only in wealthy nations do people have enough money and time to worry about protecting the environment. The poor worry only about one thing – survival. It is also in the poorest areas where population numbers explode. In rich, secure nations populations are actually going down. So it would seem logical that if one wants to protect the environment and reduce populations then Capitalism would be the economic system of choice. But of course, none of this is really about helping the poor or the ecology. It's about power.
 
The third reason for depressed economies and a growing number of poor is what I call the "Compassion Cartel." Government, private charities and foundations have made poverty big business. It's the excuse for nearly every governmental spending program. Help the poor! Tax the rich! How dare they get wealthy while others suffer? And the preferred way to eliminate poverty is redistribution of wealth. It's easy to convince someone to donate to a cause when emotions and guilt are employed. Reason and rational thought take a backseat.
Back to my debate in Cambridge: After the debate was over, the hosts sponsored a reception. As I entered the door, I was confronted by one of the students, who asked with puzzlement – "sir, you really don't believe in redistribution of wealth?"
I answered, "No, it's theft."
 
And she said, "But if you have more than you need, shouldn't you share it with someone who needs it?"
 
I said, "Why should I?"
 
She looked like I had slapped her. Here she was, one of the bright young students at one of the great schools in the world, and she had never heard an argument against redistribution of wealth or for a free market. As I spoke to her, giving detail after detail about how a free market and property can eliminate poverty, more than 50 other students began to gather around.
 
I explained that if I take money from each of them today to feed someone more unfortunate, then tomorrow they will need another meal –and again the next day, and the next. You have gained nothing in the battle to help them, other than to delay their agony another day. At best you have offered a band aid. At worse, such policy doesn't prevent poverty. Something else is causing that poverty and you haven't addressed it. So, tomorrow there will be more poor, and more the next. And each time you will be forced to provide more and more aid from your now dwindling funds, until one day you too may find yourself forced to be in the receiving line. When I finished my explanation there was a moment of silence and then the young student said, "What an interesting point of view. How can I learn more?"
I wanted to scream "Economics 101!"
 
Today, anyone who points out such economic facts in a failed welfare system is called heartless and probably racist. What kind of evil person calls helping the poor theft?  Well, take a good look at the world we live in. According to Mr. Shetty's Millennium Project, there are currently 1.2 billion people living in poverty. Fifty thousand deaths a day occur worldwide as a result of poverty. Every year more than 10 million children die of hunger and preventable diseases. More than half the world's population lives on less that $2 per day and 800 million people go to bed hungry every night.
 
To combat all of this we have the Compassion Cartel. We have thousands of charitable organizations and faith-based programs designed to feed the children, along with education programs designed to create awareness of poverty and starvation. Their ads run on television nightly pulling at our heartstrings to "do something." Most of these charities have built huge private organizations, with highly paid administrators working out of impressive buildings with large staffs. That doesn't include the huge government programs operating at an even larger scale on your tax dollars. As I said, poverty is big business.
 
Every politician preaches the gospel of helping the poor and as a result, more than half of every American's pay check disappears into government coffers even before it hits our own pockets. Billions of dollars of aid pour into federal and international programs to distribute to countries around the world to help feed the poor. Poverty reductions have been set. Goals have been announced, Deadlines for ending poverty have been determined and every national and international leader has signed documents to pledge that poverty must be eradicated. In 2015 it was called Agenda 2030. In 2019 it's called the Green New Deal.
 
What is the result of this worldwide focus on poverty? Well, we have more poor! It's a growth industry. Why? Because not one of these programs offers a single plan to allow the poor to help themselves. Instead, the Compassion Cartel has sentenced every single poor person in the world to a future of life-long breadlines, allowing them to be victims of demagogues, con artists and harsh, hopeless, futureless lives. There is no consideration for their goals and dreams and no real understanding of the hopelessness of their lives. And the middle class of once wealthy nations like the United States is quickly dissolving under the burden of the redistribution schemes. Result – more poor in our once proud nation.
 
If the self-proclaimed compassion industry had true concern for the poor, it   would begin an international drive to empower the poor by allowing them to build their own wealth – thereby getting themselves off of the breadlines.
 
Hernando de Soto has offered that way. He has called for the establishment of private property rights that would allow people around the world to build personal wealth and the ability to invest in new enterprises that would, in return, employ more, help build infrastructure to allow still more to have electricity, heat, cooling and clean water in their homes, improving health and the quality of their lives. Step by step these improvements would lead to creating more wealth worldwide, reducing the burden on the rest of us, and in turn, help all of us build even more wealth, strengthening quality of life. Help the poor help themselves and it will also help you. That is a winning compassion for all.
 
But to take such a step would require a rejection of socialism and an embracing of capitalism. And that, says the Compassion Cartel, can never be allowed, because that would lead to empowering individuals to control their own lives. Instead, in the name of compassion, sustainable oppression in a well-ordered society is so much more efficient.


Thursday, July 11, 2019

Middlesex County Republican Committee July Meeting Announcement

Dear MCRC Member and Friends of MCRC,
 
The Middlesex County Republican Committee will NOT meet in July to conduct business.  The next meeting will be Thursday, August 15, 7:00 p.m., at Cooks Corner Public Conference Room, just east of Saluda.  The July meeting was cancelled due to many members being away on vacation. 
 
Don't forget Tom DeWeese will speak this coming Sunday, July 14, 3:00 p.m. at the Middlesex Shooting Sports Club, 1860 Twiggs Ferry Road in Hartfield.  Tom, who is chairman of the American Policy Center, will update us about Agenda 21 (now Agenda Project 2030) and how it is impacting our everyday lives.  This will include discussion about personal property rights, environmental laws and activities, housing, and so much more.  All this, of course, comes under the heading of Sustainable Development.  Tom is a knowledgeable, worthwhile speaker and was among the very first to bring the insidious Agenda 21 to our attention many years ago.  There is no charge for this meeting.
 
SAVE THE DATE - Mark your calendars now for Sunday afternoon, October 13.  MCRC will host another Red, White & Blue BBQ!  Details about this exciting event will be forthcoming soon.  For now, make sure you have the date and time set aside.  You won't want to miss it!
 
If you have questions or concerns, don't hesitate to contact me.
 
Trudy Feigum
MCRC Chairman
 
PH 804-776-0833 or email:  TrudyF@Reagan.com
 

Friday, May 3, 2019

What “Unsigning” the Arms Trade Treaty Means for American Gun Owners

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What "Unsigning" the Arms Trade Treaty Means for American Gun Owners
Last Friday, President Trump took the historic step of ordering the "unsigning" of the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty during his address to the NRA-ILA's Leadership Forum. President Trump's action effectively withdraws the United States from the most comprehensive effort towards international gun control.
 
Pro-Gun Congressmen Introduce Bill to Modernize Gun Sales
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On Wednesday, Republican Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) led several pro-gun members of his caucus – including Rep. Ralph Abraham (R-La.), Andy Barr (R-Ky.), Clay Higgins (R-La.), Mike Johnson (R-La.), Alex Mooney (R-W.Va.), and David Schweikert (R-Ariz.) – in introducing a bill to modernize the way firearms are sold under federal law. The Firearms Interstate Commerce Reform Act (FICRA) would update antiquated provisions of the Gun Control Act that reflect a bygone era of criminal recordkeeping and remove arbitrary impediments for law-abiding gun buyers and sellers.
 
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As NRA-ILA previously reported, on May 19 Swiss citizens will vote in a referendum to determine whether the idyllic and well-armed mountain nation will conform their domestic gun laws to the new European Firearms Directive. Expedited following the November 2015 terrorist attacks in Paris, the new European Firearms Directive requires European Union member states to enact a host of minimum gun control laws, including new registration and licensing requirements and restrictions on centerfire semi-automatic firearms. Switzerland is not a member of the EU, but is a member of the Schengen Area. Swiss gun control proponents have claimed that a failure to align domestic law with the European Firearms Directive would endanger the neutral nation's Schengen status.
 
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Sunday, April 21, 2019

Fwd: Earth Day is more RED than GREEN

 A few thoughts from a friend.  there is more floating around.   But, it might broaden your horizon.  Tom F
 

Subject: Earth Day is more RED than GREEN

 
 Earth Day is More Red than Green.
Soon Earth Day will be celebrated by those who promote Agenda 21/30, Climate Change and the Green New Deal. 

April 22, the date chosen for the first Earth Day in 1970, was also the 100th birthday of Vladimir Lenin—the Russian revolutionary who became the first head of the USSR after the Revolution of 1917.  Communists are well known for celebrating anniversary dates and this is one example.
Even still today, as stated on their website, the Communist Party USA supports the Green New Deal but purportedly wants it to go even further and include job security for those who are displaced as a result of converting to non fossil fuels.
 
When the first Earth Day was celebrated in 1970, to the unsuspecting it seemed like a good idea. After all, being good stewards of our environment is certainly a virtue. However, the hidden agenda was a different story. Washington University biologist, Barry Commoner, stated in 1970, "We are in an environmental crisis which threatens the survival of this nation, and of the world, as a suitable place of human habitation."
 
Was this a reference to global warming?   Guess again.  Ecologist Kenneth Watt opined in 1970. "If present trends continue, the world will be about 4 degrees colder for the global mean temperature in 1990, but 11 degrees colder in the year 2000. This is about twice what it would take to put us into an ice age."
Ooops.   That duck didn't float, so the hue and cry became just the opposite – Global Warming.  That has since  become so well exposed a being  a hoax that  it has morphed into Climate Change, which very conveniently, covers any climate event and is now being promoted big time by the Green New Deal.  
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's recent statement questioning having babies is not new.  Earth Day organizers have pronounced "Too many cars, too many factories, too little water, and too much carbon dioxide — all can be traced easily to too many people" said Ehrlich in The Population Bomb. His solution?  Reducing the world's population could be done by mandated sterilizing water or food. This is in spite of the fact that carbon dioxide is not toxic. Indeed, it is a desirable plant food.  
                                                           
 Environmental Handbook editor, De Bell,  recommended that, after halting world population growth, we "work toward reducing the current three and a half billion people to something less than one billion people …"
 
Gaylord Nelson, equating man with animals said, "Man is just one of the creatures that the Lord put on this earth and is not more important than all the rest." (Translated:  Since polar bears are becoming extinct, we should reduce mankind to save them. This is even though the polar bears are actually increasing in number.) 
 
Lynn White, Jr., even said that religion itself needed to be altered. "More science and more technology are not going to get us out of the present ecologic crisis until we find a new religion, or rethink our old one."
 
You can be sure that the Powers--that-be mean business. The plan is not only to downsize the population, but also, to downsize the standard of living of the remaining citizens as they are considered to be "environmental culprits." 
 
A new document on a French Non-governmental organizations' website states the universal goals:
 
"New single family home construction, except trailers, prohibited. New buildings must be exclusively condos with a maximum per capita living area of 320 square feet."  
 
"For short trips less than 3 miles, the standard should be 'soft transport' (bicycles)… Mandatory fixed working hours in order to simplify the implementation of public transport and carpooling."
 
"Quotas to limit the consumption of imported products. Especially coffee, chocolate, exotic fruits…ban on substitutable processed foods, sodas, all junk food, hamburgers, pizzas, pasta, chicken nuggets…Meat consumption to decrease by 10% per year from 2020 to 55 pounds per person per year in 2030…the consumption of dairy products will follow the same trend." 
 
The plan is to limit, then totally eliminate, beef and then dairy.  The goal is to control our food intake. It is a common practice that when communists take over a country, they take control of the food supply.  When Castro took over Cuba, he took food away from the citizens. Hungry school children were told to pray to God for food. After a few days they were told to pray to him and viola !  Food appeared.
 
One recent example of what lengths to which climate enthusiasts will go, is: this:: A federal judge dismissed a climate lawsuit brought in the name of two young Philadelphia boys.  One was seven and the other eleven. This is part of a dangerous new legal tactic being attempted by climate campaigners to use children as props and plaintiffs.
 
President Trump has rightfully withdrawn America from the Paris Climate Accord which sets high standards for reducing fossil fuels.
  
Already, in one community after another, reasonable energy sources have unnecessarily been exchanged for the far more costly and less effective solar and wind energy sources; in one community prices were driven up to average over $1,000 a month per household.  Also, green energy use is diminishing our ability to depend on having energy.  Brown outs have resulted in electricity being turned off from late evening to dawn, mandatory thermostats set at low temperatures and no hot water.
   
To varying degrees in America, county governments have imposed regulations on housing. The plan is for all humans to live in metropolitan areas, in government housing buildings, where they are more easily controlled than in private, individual and scattered housing. Living in government housing would prevent you from owning a gun; an unarmed citizenry cannot defend themselves and does not have the means to depose a dictator.
 
The Green New Deal advocates no airplanes and only government transit rails between cities., as well as  all buildings be refitted to meet their standards at the cost of untold  trillions. .  
Walking and bicycle paths are already being constructed for local travel. . When transportation is limited the loss of mobility is the loss of freedom.
 
The exception to all of the above regulations, of course, is the ruling elite, themselves.
 
Sure, we have changes in the climate – we always have had, but there is no solid evidence that we humans are the cause.
 
The rationale for requiring these drastic measures is based on flawed studies and false statistics, backed by scientists, (most of whom are not weather scientists,)  who have been misinformed or otherwise  compromised.
 
But, many scientists disagree.   .A petition signed by more than by 300 scientists has been given to President Trump to get us out of the 1992 United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCC.) This UN convention provides the rationale and means for the UN to impose socialism on the member nations as has always been its goal.
 
On Earth Day 1970, Norman Cousins bluntly stated: "Humanity needs a world order. The fully sovereign nation is incapable of dealing with the poisoning of the environment." He argued that "management of the planet … requires a world-government." (Emphasis mine,) 
   . 
We must oppose and expose Agenda 21/30, Climate Change and the Green New Deal for what they are.    
 
The first good step in the right direction was when President Trump took us out of the Paris Climate Accord, however, it will not become effective until 2020.  We need to get him to make it effective now. Contact him by phoning 202-456-1111,  Send an email to https://www.whitehouse.gov/contact /.  Send a post card to 1600 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20500.
 
 
 
THANK YOU FOR HELPING
 
 
 
 





 

Friday, March 1, 2019

Under the Radar: The Threat from Domestic Islamic Terrorism

Under the Radar: The Threat from Domestic Islamic Terrorism

  Join us in a conversation with Brigitte Gabriel, terrorism expert and chairman of ACT for America. 

Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at 12 p.m. (ET)

Dial 515-739-1247; enter code 475246#

Dear Robert,

While the media obsess over any news that promotes the Democrats' "Green New Deal" or undermines President Trump, a radical Islamic influence operation is working at the highest political levels nationwide funded and supported by the radical left to change and transform our country.

Who is aiding and abetting this ongoing, existential threat to America and what should be done to counter it?

Brigitte Gabriel is a New York Times best-selling author. Her latest is "RISE: In Defense of Judeo-Christian Values and Freedom."

Brigitte Gabriel is one of the leading terrorism experts in the world, providing information and analysis on the rise of global Islamic militancy. She lectures nationally and internationally about terrorism and current affairs. 

She has addressed the United Nations, the Australian prime minister, members of the British Parliament/House of Commons, members of the United States Congress, the Pentagon, the Joint Forces Staff College, the U.S. Special Operations Command, the U.S. Asymmetric Warfare group, the FBI and many others.

Ms. Gabriel is a regular guest analyst on Fox News Channel, CNN, MSNBC and various radio stations daily across America, and the author of three best-selling books.

She is founder and chairman of ACT for America, the largest national security grassroots organization in the U.S., with one million members dedicated to preserving national security and promoting Western values. 

Ms. Gabriel was knighted in Europe in 2016 by the Knights of Malta, for her international work fighting terrorism and standing up for Western, Judeo-Christian values. She joins a long list of knights including former Presidents Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush, Nelson Mandela, Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, Henry Kissinger and others.

Ms. Gabriel has been named one of the top 50 most prominent speakers in America. She is fluent in Arabic, French, English and Hebrew.

Please join us for this informative and stimulating discussion.

 

For God and Country,

Robert Knight

STAND Senior Fellow

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