NEWSFLASH!!! - Gun rights win again - Samuel Alito writes for 5-4 majority - Chicago gun ban struck down!

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God bless the U.S. Supreme Court majority in McDonald v. Chicago - 08-1521 (2010), which consisted of Justice Samuel Alito writing for the majority, who was joined by Chief Justice John Roberts and Justices Antonin Scalia, Clarence Thomas, and Anthony Kennedy. The dissenting opinions consisted of Justices John Paul Stevens, Stephen Breyer, Ruth Bader Ginsberg and Sonia Sotomayor - all four apparently opposed to the traditional American concepts of individual freedom and effective self-defense. Stephens wrote his own dissenting opinion and did not join Breyer's. Ginsberg and Sotomayor joined Breyer.

Hey Obama! Remember when, in all your low-class narcissistic Chicago-smart-aleck glory, you tried to intimidate the Supremes at your State-of-the-Union message? Well, it looks like Alito got the last laugh after all, doesn't it? Back at ya smarty pants!

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Dorothy Lee Baughman, R.I.P.

One of my aunts, Dorothy Lee Baughman passed on to her eternal reward on June 7, 2010. She was 84.

As I do the necessary maintenance on my own 65-year-old body and diabetic feet, I am daily reminded that our "robes of flesh" get older and deteriorate. It's part of the circle of life. Dorothy lived a full and good life. Dust to dust, ashes to ashes, the Lord giveth and the Lord taketh away, blessed be the name of the Lord. She was part of the very special family of my maternal grandparents, Irvin and Eulalia Baughman. The surviving extended family has countless wonderful memories to cherish.

I can't speak for the entire family, but personally, I take great comfort from the fact that Dorothy was a woman of faith. And she knew that faith is not what you SAY you believe. Faith is what you DO with what you believe.

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HelpMeRick.com, the world' best computer self-help website for beginner and intermediate users!

In an earlier blog, I mentioned my friend, Rick Castellini, and his wonderful website. After all this time, I have still not changed my opinion that HelpMeRick.com is the best computer self-help website I have found on the Internet.

Several months ago, Rick had received one million hits on his YouTube channel, casttv. Now he has just celebrated posting his 300th "how to" video. Wow! Congratulations, Rick! Long may you keep up the great work!

Check out Rick's latest blog titled "How I get smart using YouTube." I've been a huge YouTube fan ever since Rick first showed it to me. I, too, use it to find "how to" information and "get smart".

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How the "Left's" thinking is haywire

It has been my experience that much of the so-called "Left" takes itself a lot more seriously than most of the so-called "Right". Accordingly, it might be a good idea for the Left to read my criticism of the Right set forth in a separate essay before reading my criticism of the Left. That way, at least they will know I am an "equal opportunity" basher, er, critic, and might not erroneously believe I am picking exclusively on the Left due to some twisted capitalistic-greed-based, "fact-challenged" ideology. Not that that would make any difference to personality-disordered race hustlers, political1 correctness hustlers, determined wannabe-clever ad hominem demonizers, and/or Goebbelsian fascistic propagandists, of course.

The insurmountable core problem with leftist/collectivist ideology is that it is inherently in direct conflict with the most basic characteristics of empirically observable human nature. Collectivism necessarily requires herd/government coercion/violence to control “The Other”, when the individual human critter inconveniently (for so-called "liberals") just happens to have been created (or “evolved” if our atheist friends prefer that word) — with a survival need for individual self-ownership and self-determination. It is a logically self-evident fact that Control over The Other and individual self-ownership are completely irreconcilable and, therefore, anathema to each other. The human spirit cannot thrive and find contentment under slavery/serfdom.

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How the "Right's" thinking is haywire

I absolutely despise such misleading, manipulative and so-unspecific-as-to-be-useless words as "left", "right", "liberal", "conservative", etc, etc, as commonly used in reference to politics, economics and other human behavior.

I used to generally think of the Left as stupid and the Right as corrupt. The accurate truth is a lot more complicated than that. However, because of the constitutional illiteracy and Economics-101-challenged status of the Left, their stupidities are MUCH easier to recognize, criticize, and ridicule than those of the Right. Since the Right's errors, deceptions, and manipulations are much more subtle and difficult to describe and address, and since much of the Left is emotionally incapable of laughing at itself, it seemed logical to write the anti-Right essay before the anti-Left. For any members of the Right who have difficulty accepting constructive criticism, I assure you that the Left "gets theirs" in a separate essay.

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Alex Jones' exposé of "Climate-Gate" as an international fraud to promote world gubmint

I thought the following information sufficiently important that it deserves its own blog.

Al Gore has made over $100M peddling fear to the naive and ignorant, all while hypocritically spewing out a gigantic "carbon footprint" himself. But his fear mongering of "global warming" (also marketed as "climate change", "climate crisis", and the ever-moronic "climate justice") has never really worked on me, because I learned in my 7th-grade science class that plants breathe in CO2 and exhale oxygen, while humans breathe in oxygen and exhale CO2, so there is a symbiosis between the plant and animal kingdoms. We need each other to survive. I also understand that the weather, or so-called "climate", has never done anything other than change. Climate/weather is in a constant state of change. That's what it does: change. So where is the common-sense rational basis for uncontrolled "Chicken Little"/"The Asteroid Is Coming" panic and paranoia? I don't get it. Neither do many millions of other people throughout the world. Nor do I understand the cult of the personality where a bunch of disordered lemming-like ignoramuses blindly follow a wannabe-clever charismatic money-grubbing con artist.

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WALKER: a world-class lawnmower with a world-class website!

Walker lawn mowers are the hot set up among lawn mowing professionals. Among other things, they can turn on their own radius.

I have a friend who mows lawns for a living, and has two Walkers. That way, in case one needs to be in the shop for repairs, he can use the other one to stay on schedule and keep his customers satisfied.

My friend came over the other day and gave me an extensive lesson on a Walker. What great fun!

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The Impending Hyper-Inflation and Deliberate Collapse of the Dollar

There are people out there who understand the economy, the financial crisis, and the honest money issue. Billionaire investor Jim Rogers is one of them. I always listen to what he has to say. In the following video, asked what he would do if he were in Bernanke's shoes, he said, "abolish the Fed and resign!" Ya gotta love his attitude!

Jim Rogers: the Federal Reserve is worsening the depression - YouTube video


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Alternative medicine & getting a handle on diabetes

This blog will be continually "under construction" because it will be comprised of my personal collection of information about the diet-and-lifestyle-caused "disease" known as "diabetes", which means it will be updated on an ongoing basis as I discover more information new to me.

Several years ago, I was diagnosed first as "pre-diabetic", then as having Type 2 diabetes. For years I've wrestled with it, but only lately have I FINALLY decided to give it my very best shot. I started juicing, that is, making what is known as "green smoothies", and IN THREE DAYS have managed to cut my insulin dosage by 75%. That has inspired me to research the subject (using myself as a guinea pig) more seriously. That and several wonderful books, among them, "How to Get Well: Dr. Airola's Handbook of Natural Healing", written by Dr. Paavo O. Airola, N.D., Ph.D., "Diabetes Solution: The Complete Guide to Achieving Normal Blood Sugars", written by Dr. Richard K. Bernstein, MD and "Death to Diabetes: The Six Stages of Type 2 Diabetes Control & Reversal", written by DeWayne McCulley, and "There Is a Cure for Diabetes: The Tree of Life 21-Day+ Program", written by Dr. Gabriel Cousens, MD.

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Join the "YOU INCREDIBLE P.C. IDIOT" revolution against political correctness!

That’s it. I’ve had it. I am TOTALLY fed up with the evil of the deception-based manipulation of language known as “political1 correctness”. So I’ve decided to do something about it.

The recent trendy phenomenon known as “political correctness” poses a hideously dangerous threat to free thought, free speech, and individual freedom, self-ownership and self-determination in general. In the words of comedian George Carlin, “Political correctness is America’s newest form of intolerance, and it is especially pernicious because it comes disguised as tolerance. It presents itself as fairness, yet attempts to restrict and control people’s language with strict [authoritarian] codes and rules…Political correctness cripples discourse, creates ugly language and is generally stupid.” I couldn't agree more. See also George Orwell’s 1946 essay, "Politics and the English Language".

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