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"An able, disinterested, public-spirited press, with trained intelligence to know the right and courage to do it"

Where the hell did they go?! Sheesh...

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I agree, "to the furthest point of our tolerance" but there is a limit, and it must be made known or else the usurpation never ends ...

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Mencken had no idea that one day the very medium we write notes upon would be spying back at us.  Apparently there is no right to be private or anonymous.

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Edward L. Bernays, the most influential person you have never known  and there is a reason for that.  The power of 'public relations' has usurped the minds of billions world wide!  There was a time when 'propaganda' and 'public relations' were known to be one and the same.  But thanks to a good 'public relations' campaign, the word 'propaganda' is never used but is the most perfected as it has ever been, so much so that people demand to be deceived, demand others join in the delusion or face social 'justice.'  Why anyone would incur a house-sized debt to attend college in this day and age is beyond my comprehension.  Nothing but Pavlovian dogs, all.

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E Archer, NYC David L. Rosenthal, Hollywood (4/11/19)

If the election of Trump has proven anything, the president doesn't/can't rule.  He is an executive administrator and commander in chief of the military.  Trump cannot even get his own bureaus to act.  This whole idea that electing a president can solve the nation's problems stems from the fallacy that he is the commander and chief of the government  he isn't.  Congress writes all the laws, spends all the money.  They are supposed to represent the people, but in reality they represent a 'party' with an agenda for furthering their power to eventually 'rule' and dictate to the people their obligations.  The president is a gatekeeper  he is to protect the rights of Americans from the wiles of power-hungry politicians who write rules that funnel money into their pockets.  

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E Archer, NYC Joe, Rochester, MI (4/10/19)

Joe, the bulk of taxes does not go to people who do not work, it goes to government contractors in the billions of dollars.  All those Congress critters are negotiating deals with their corporate sponsors for millions in special deals.  Politicians who have never done anything else are millionaires  how?  How is Pelosi worth $100 million?  I am sorry, but every single establishment politician is profiteering off government spending.  All they do now is divide the spoils, that's the only reason for electing them.  Compassion has NOTHING to do with it, and the poor communities get worse and worse  have they ever been improved?  No, politicians are excuse-machines, blamers, and con men.  The lazy are WE who keep allowing these greedy politicos to usurp the powers of the People themselves.

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E Archer, NYC Chicago (4/10/19)

You got that right!!

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E Archer, NYC Dick Trice, Fort Worth (4/10/19)

So the workers should plunder the investors, the owners, the job makers, the customers, even demand ownership of what is not theirs?  You are not against the plundering, you just want your 'fair share.'

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E Archer, NYC Mike, Norwalk (4/10/19)

You are right on, Mike. Socialism is the religion of atheism.

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E Archer, NYC Anonymous, Reston, VA US (4/10/19)

Sorry, Reston, you are talking about religion not government.  The state is a creation of the People  why was it chartered?  Read the Declaration of Independence and the Constitutions, federal and state.  You lie when you say the state lives to serve the common needs for the benefit of all  that is not in the Charter.  Also, 'who' is the state that 'lives to serve'?  They live to RULE.  Your communist propaganda is not supported by the Common Law, to which we the people are bound.  We are not born with obligations to the state for the common good  that is servitude in whatever flavor is most palatable to you.

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E Archer, NYC Mike, Norwalk (3/19/19)

My apologies for the ranting  I've obviously let myself be 'triggered.'  I do think Robert is a Christian at heart, and is but trying to bring its principles to secular government.  This is not new, and begs the question why the separation of church and state anyway?  Because merging the two is incompatible with liberty and fosters oligarchy.

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E Archer, NYC Robert, Somewhere in Europe (3/19/19)

"To really get down to advancing discourse one must speak openly and in words that do not confuse the issue at hand."

I think Mike just did, Robert.  Do you 'grok' any of this? 

"We must have organisations that help those less fortunate and these organisation should be funded by government" — OK, that is YOUR idea, do the rest of us have anything to say about it?  How will the government pay the organizations (i.e. corporations)?  Is there any limit to how much the government may take from the people in order to pay the corporations to help us?  This is not the rich paying for the health care of the poor, this is everyone paying for the organizations to provide for us, and doing a crappy job at that.

Yes, you are talking about Christian Principles — an atheist wishing his government to follow Christian Principles — why?  The principles are good, but the thing is the responsibility is YOURS and MINE not a corporation of unaccountable profiteers in the victim and grievance industries.

You are right , Robert, in that a nation cannot let the poor and sick fall through the cracks, but it can never be legislated unfortunately.  If WE as a people, individually in our own capacity, offer that charity, give of ourselves, do good, as we sow so shall we reap.  That is how it works.  That is what you do, I know, and your contribution makes a difference.  Performing Christian acts for their own sake, not for anything in return.  Good for you!  You are a good man.

If you really want what you say, Robert, a republican form of government and a sovereign, responsible populace that does not employ theft to pay for the 'common good' is the best strategy.  True Liberalism puts the future of humanity in the hands of the people themselves, not centralized, pyramidal, Pharaoh's rule that all forms of Statism must have.  Socialism never works, thus requires constant propaganda to twist the plain meaning of words.  Socialist countries with Christian foundations do better than the atheist versions, but eventually, as Christian principles wane, so do the economies of the nations — Norway, Sweden, Finland, even Canada, these countries are having trouble with their socialized everything as they run out of people who share the same values.  Socialist values are predatory!  They lay claim to others' labor, money, property, speech as a 'right' — that's what you mean, Robert when you say the government should pay these organizations, as their RIGHT.  You do understand that the merging of government and corporatism is the very definition of fascism, right?

I guess it is a glass half full issue then.  I believe Life is a gift and opportunity, even though I have half a cup, it's better than nothing, and I can fill that cup if I have a mind to.  While the so-called liberals see themselves as missing half a cup, and looking at other people's cups and comparing.  They believe they are entitled to the full cup I now have because I have worked to fill it.  As well, they assume that they know what to do with my cup's 'excess.'  Does that sound about right?  Is the person ever responsible for playing the game with the hand he has been dealt? Cheers.

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E Archer, NYC Tom, Canton, Ohio (3/8/19)

The whole quote really puts it into context!

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E Archer, NYC Anonymous, Reston, VA US (3/8/19)

Rights ARE inherent, they cannot be granted or taken away, thus they cannot be expanded.  We ASSERT that we have the inherent right to defend ourselves against predators  we don't have a right to succeed, but we have the right to fight for survival.  SO we assert that we have the RIGHT to live and to defend our own lives and others.  We assert that we have the right to Liberty, to be self-determining, to be free of bondage and involuntary service to another.  The question is WHY have we declared our rights to be inherent  because throughout recorded history, humans have been enslaved by monarchs, emperors, popes, governors, magistrates, all manner of political officers, all claiming the power to command and the obligation to obey.  The people threw off their yokes and declared themselves independent from the commands of King and Pope and their armies.  The only caveat, renounce the patronage of Crowns and Priests, act in your own sovereign capacity with honor and mutual respect for your fellow sovereigns with no subjects.

A right does not require any effort from anyone else to fulfill  we have no right to aspirin, to books, to the fruits of another's labor.  Producers own their products  they may dispense them however they wish, but they have no obligation to provide to others any thing.  A florist sells flowers, and those that want them make an offer of exchange, if acceptable, the trade is made, each relinquishing their claim to their former property.  The florist does not have a right to the customer's money, nor does the customer have a right to the florist's flowers.  Neither acts out of compulsion, both are contributing to the other.  This is commerce, and the people have an inherent right to trade without permission from anyone else (see the right to Liberty).

Reston you've got it backwards and inside out.

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E Archer, NYC Gary, Morphett Vale (3/8/19)

Fascism is only to the right of Communism  both are authoritarian and Leftist.  True Liberalism is at the top, authoritarianism is at the bottom.  To the right of leftism is Republicanism, rule of law, not men, not pure democracy but representative republicanism.  Remember that the Nazis were 'nationalist socialist democrats' with Russian communism as their enemy, but they were still socialist democrats which eventually led to voting for dictatorship.

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And it's not too far off still in France, Germany, Britain, even the US.  People are being put in prison for social media posts that 'offend' politically connected groups.  The people's of the non-Western world have never been able to speak without retribution.  Heresy is still a crime in half the world, and it is being expanded to political dissidence.

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Interesting that in Bernays time 'propaganda' and 'public relations' were synonyms.  That's why we still remember every fast-food jingle we ever heard, even 50 years later.  If only the goal were to have us remember the basis of our liberty and rights!  No, every trick in the psycho-politician's book is aimed at the populace to delude them into servitude and civil discord.  They don't call it the boob tube for nothing.  What this really means for the common person is that their opinions and ideas are not their own, they were put there, and they bought 'em, hook, line and sinker.

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E Archer, NYC Robert, somewhere in the USA (3/7/19)

The problem with the logic of atheism is that atheists inevitably conclude themselves to be God and then proceed to act with that authority  however, they do not recognize the God in those they endeavor to influence/command.  Socialism is essentially the religion of the Power of Man who is recognized as God  but we vote to give our power away to a super man who will exercise the power of God for all of us.  The slippery slope of granting humans the power of a god in the name of atheism.

No two religions define God the same way.  Note that the founders used terms like Divine Providence and Nature's God.  They did not presume to know 'God,' only refer to that which has 'created' the world.  Robert, you often replace the word God with Self (capitalized) and that is similar to Hinduism/Buddhism and even some sects of Christianity referring to 'Christ Consciousness.'  It does still acknowledge that life is 'spiritual'. 

Life abounds, everywhere you look.  Mankind is not the creator of all this, but we are part of it.  Creation is a constant process  the power of which is credited to a concept some call God.  Ask anyone what is 'God' and you will get a different answer, but we can say for sure, "I really don't know."  Yet, so much is revealed in the process of self-discovery.  Are we not like gods? Yes, we all have a share in the daily creation of this world and determine the direction in which it goes, but it is not without response from the world itself  jumping off cliffs will continue to have the same result until someone starts wearing a parachute or stops the practice altogether.  There is a natural order in the universe beyond the reach of humankind.  That order we credit to 'God,' and we are but a minuscule spec in the universe.

The 'heavens' have been worshiped since the beginning of humanity.  Myths and allegories tell the tales of the 'gods'.  Do they point to something real?  How do you weigh the messages of the angels or from 'enlightened' men?

Spirituality is a matter of the human heart.  The purpose of life is inextricably connected with it.  Is there a purpose to one's life?  These questions are important and the answers give rise to the concept of God to put into words what cannot be put into words. ;-)  But the Truth is ever present, it is always right in front of us.  Poets, musicians and philosophers have not yet reached the end to describe the mysteries of life.

When did it all begin?  What is the source of intelligence and life?  Is there a purpose to the Universe?  God only knows.  ;-)

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E Archer, NYC Robin Hood, Nottingham (3/7/19)

Consider me a canary in the coal mine.  I merely represent the awakening consciousness of millions  my voice is the voice of all those 'waking up.'  I appreciate the sentiment, but saving the world is not my cup of tea  the only way is for millions upon millions to wake up.  I believe that is a natural process, only being held back by the armies of propagandists in the schools, press, and government  everyone that benefits from taxing the property and labors of the people.  Fake news has been fake for a LONG time, but now millions are seeing it for what it is.

Unfortunately, the truth is not broadcast  what is broadcast is what 'they' are selling.  We 'buy' it and then pay 30%-90% of our labors for it  and make sure everybody else has to also!  We have been sold a bill of goods.  It is no surprise that so many Americans are having identity issues  they do not know who they are and throw themselves away by 'buying' a delusion.  Women now have penises and men can have babies.  How deluded can we become?  Is there no longer any basis for reality?

Currently, health care is highly toxic, and is designed for perpetual treatment rather than a cure  the aim is to handicap everyone to a medical center, and demand it as a right.

Education is but socialist indoctrination cultivating a desire to either be a ruler or be ruled  independence is NEVER encouraged, ever.  Stick to the program.

And of course, the money system itself is the biggest con game ever perpetrated upon the common people of the world.  Instead of taxing the people, the government can create the money needed for transactions as needed.  The only purpose of this system is to keep the people indentured forever.  Income taxes get ever higher the more you earn.  And the 'dollars' are merely debt  the more money you have, the more debt you are holding.  And with inflation forever, whatever is saved is actually being taxed into nothing, a dollar buys less every year.

In America, a person is able to hold land in allodium which can never be taxed.  The law remains, but the Bureau of Land Management has long stopped performing their duties issuing land patents  where are all those patents now?  If you aren't holding your land patent, you don't really own the land.  Where did they go?  Some people still have them  they keep quiet, and no law can touch them.

Robin Hood, the truth must be sought out, as I have done (and endeavor to continue).  But as you can see with the likes of Waffler, the truth is not told.  The only people I could ever 'save' would be people who are already seekers  followers will find nothing to follow, they need to become independent and discern for themselves.

My eternal gratitude to all the seekers of truth and to those to whom it is revealed -- your progress makes progress for us all.  The saving of the world starts with taking responsibility for oneself.  After that, all the rest follows.  Are we at the beginning of the next Renaissance?  I'd like to think so.  ;-)

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E Archer, NYC Waffler, Smith (3/7/19)

Ignorance is a prerequisite for progressive liberals who never cease pushing their authoritarian agenda upon the rest.  You won't read it because you have no desire to know, only to parrot.  An ignoramus with no argument other than tired old fallacies.  I do not expect to change Waffler's mind  he is not here for that, he is here to correct us 'fools' out of his compassion. ;-)

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E Archer, NYC Waffler, Smith, Arkansas (1/30/19)

Absolutely not, Waffler.  The cops, the IRS (Waffler's employer), the FBI, the courts, are doing the STATE'S business  a police state at that.  They call themselves 'the people' but they are their overlords enforcing statutes dictated by the State, rights or not.  All of these alphabet agencies were created in the 20th century  how did Americans make it without them for 200 years?  These are totalitarian instruments to enforce unconstitutional statutes upon the citizenry.  

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There's a big difference between setting a good example and enforcing it upon others.

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