First the post office mailbox and then the ATM smash and grab at Walgreens.

Both crimes committed in well-traveled and well-lit areas. Looks like there was a witness at Walgreens, so I hope a suspect description is put out.

Someone knows who they are, and if they apprehend the guys it will probably lead to the recovery of the postal box.

Maybe the postmaster general will authorize a reward as these suspects are unlikely to have many loyal friends.

Both these crimes were brazen and not too profitable, so we’re not looking for genius material.

It would be interesting to see if the sheriff’s night shift was checked out at Denny’s when either or both crimes occurred. Thats what I would look for if I was going to caper at night in Yucca Valley.

By the way, there’s nothing wrong with meeting up at Denny’s, but maybe not always at the same time.

(52) comments

GreenJeans

With all the releases from the jails and prisons, you might want to get used to the crime. More than half of traffic stops the cops have to make an arrest for a parole violation, probation violation, and multiple warrants. It does no good to take them to jail because the courts sentences them to 30 days and then releases them back to parole or probation. It is a catch and release system. The criminals has already stolen most people's stuff that they have to start hitting businesses. They have no fear of the criminal justice system. Many arrestable offenses are cited and told when to appear in court. Courts are more interested in reform than keeping them off the streets. Judges can not be sued. The state, county, or feds have no money to house them anyway. Like I say, it is a catch and release system. And it is going to get worse when the feds start their releases!

Amanda Alsoomse

Again, we are talking about the problems men bring to society. If there were no men, women wouldn't need laws.

Laws are in place because someone has to draw the line on male privilege. Don't believe me? For every 100 incarcerated people, 88 of them are men. For every 100 violent felons, 98 of them are men. Furthermore, 93% of the women serving time for killing their partners were abused and acting to end the abuse by men.

Amanda Alsoomse

In experiments where money was given to poor men and women, to see how they would invest it and how it would contribute to community development here is what they found.

The poor women took the money and bought seeds and planted them and fed their families and their neighbors.

The poor men took the money and bought man-toys (electronics) and then played with them.

This experiment has been done over and over again, all over the world and women are more interested in building community and men are interested in amusing themselves.

Amanda Alsoomse

For a long time now, people have been saying that the manner in which Yucca is developed will determine who comes here. The developers wanted a little LA and they got it!!

Protect OUR Constitution

[offtopic]amy posted at 8:16 am on Sat, Oct 10, 2015.

"In experiments..."

Not that I don't believe you [offtopic]amy, but your history of truth telling and fairness here "leaves quite a bit to be desired".[scared]

Please be so kind as to post 10-15 links proving up your claims. (uh-oh, someone wants PROOF![crying])

Should be simple, you always research [lol]your wild eyed claims and crack pot theories, don't you?[lol][lol][lol]

TheKid

Not that I believe anything you post, POC, but your history of truth telling and fairness here "leaves quite a bit to be desired".
POC has has written that Richard Nixon was a Marxist.
LBJ escalated the war in Vietnam with no intention of defeating [the North Vietnamese].
Pope Francis is a “commine.”
Please be so kind as to post 10-15 links proving up your claims. (uh-oh, someone wants PROOF! )
Should be simple, you always research your wild eyed claims and crack pot theories, don't you?
Everyone should be aware that POC gets his information from the John Birch Society. You know, the same people that believe President Eisenhower was a Communist agent.

TheKid

Localyokel disparaged the local police in his comment to the news story about the collection box thief. He called the local police “Keystone cops”. Danny Reynolds wrote that sheriff’s night shift was at Denny’s when either or both crimes occurred.
How often do these kind of crimes happen here?
Do these critics expect the police to be everywhere all the time?
The Sheriff's department and CHP have an area the size of the state of Connecticut to patrol in one of the poorest counties in California.
Does Localyokel or Danny Reynolds want a tax increase to pay for the protection they want? Services get cut when government is not adequately funded.
Or since Localyokel and Danny Reynolds don't appreciate our law enforcement offices, perhaps they will become ride along volunteers. Surely you two are brave enough to go on night patrols?
Or course you will have to put up with snide remarks when you go on your lunch break.
That goes with the job.

WonderfulLife

Stealing Mail or a Mailbox, especially a Federally Owned Collection Box is a FEDERAL CRIME. The Punishment for a Federal Mail Theft Conviction is under United States Code 18 Section 1708, that makes federal mail theft a felony. If you are charged with mail theft, you could face up to five years in federal prison and fines up to $250,000. Therefore, if the people that stole the US Postal Mailbox think that it's funny or that no one will care, it is a Federal Crime and not an arrest and release situation. Using the mail for identity theft increases penalties and therefore could result in much longer sentences for potentially using credit card information or financial details of other people for interstate transactions - potential racketeering charges.

The question for the US Post Office in Yucca Valley and for the Hi Desert Star to investigate is why weren't there surveillance cameras installed after the first problem that resulted in the same position mail box having to be replaced? The Post Office can invest @ $900.00 in a night vision surveillance system that could not only watch the mailboxes for theft, but for protection of patrons inside the Post Office. Another solution for these mailboxes is to install a lojack system inside the mailbox in a soldered compartment in order to track the mailboxes.

Protect OUR Constitution

Does anyone remember that immature, spoiled, little brat kid, slinking from the responsibility of his own words and actions, whining false accusations in class, then ducking and cowering, and running away after school, right into and behind Mommy's skirts?

I wonder where that immature kid went, what happened to him, where he posts, what his family thinks of him today for betraying their sacrifices for him just to squander, and really, what WAS he thinking?

All that irresponsible, immature, spoiled, little brat kid ever had to do, was the HONORABLE thing, the RIGHT thing, the CIVILIZED thing, THE POLITE AND PROPER thing, claim responsibility, apologize and retract the lies. Clean his OWN MESS. That's it, nothing more, nothing less. Simple.

I wonder if it was that irresponsible, immature, brat kid's stupid pride, fear of admitting wronging others, or just stubborn and spoiled, "I DON'T WAAANNA change my diaper!", "wwaaaaahhhhh!" "Waahhna KKEEEP my meesss, aall MINE!" Other kids always making fun of his stinky filth, laughing, pointing, hurting his feelings all the time.

I wonder if that irresponsible, immature, spoiled, little brat kid ever "grew out of that" infantile behavior of "fouling" and then needing to roll in, instead of cleaning it up. If he didn't, people are STILL making fun of his stinky filth, laughing, pointing, hurting his feelings all the time, and he's STILL running I bet.

Maybe that poor babyish full diaper kid found some other kids behaving like him, joined a herd befitting silly, spoiled, irresponsible, immature, brat, "fouled" diaper enjoying, entitled kids running and cowering?

Herd of kids. A HERD OF KIDS?
What would THAT look like? SMELL like?
None able to take the lead, be responsible. just wandering around aimlessly, mindlessly repeating each others cries.
Rolling around in their filth, never cleaning their own messes.
People are STILL making fun of all their stinky filth, laughing, pointing, hurting all their feelings all the time.

Wow, what if they wound up as PHYSICALLY ADULTS?
They'd HATE everybody and everything good, for not wiping their filth away, and letting them exercise their Rights, while making fun of all their stinky filth, laughing, pointing, hurting all their feelings all the time

FASCISTdemocsocialist(as in nazi)progcommies perhaps?
They ARE the leading PC-stazi, designed to protect fearful, irresponsible, immature, kids from the horrors of accurate English terms and words, "huuuurting theeeir widdle feeeeeelings".

I shudder to think.

Protect OUR Constitution

Re; Kid DIVERSIONARY post at 12:16 pm on Sat, Oct 10
"Everyone should be aware that POC gets his information from the John Birch Society...."

Isn't it interesting kid would bring up yet ANOTHER DEFEAT
inflicted upon him SEVERAL TIMES on different threads?

Self flagellation, because he KNOWS HE'S WRONG!

As the reader is already aware, Kid's typical M.O. is;
LIE, try misleading, LIE, LIE, LIE some more, misdirect and misquote SEVERAL TIMES, whine, whine, repeat, repeat, and then TUCK TAIL RUNNING, scurrying to a different thread, to SPREAD THE SAME ALREADY DIS PROVEN LIES!
Similar to a virus being chased by me, I mean medicine.
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Here's an excerpt;
Protect OUR Constitution posted at 9:39 am on Fri, Sep 18, http://www.hidesertstar.com/opinion/letters_to_editor/article_5de03ca8-5357-11e5-b808-fb6cde61ce12.html

"The New American" (JBS affiliate) has a 30 YEAR PROVEN, ACCURATE, FACTUAL, & PREDICTIVE RECORD no "lefty" org or marxist can claim or deny”

As usual, after being proven WRONG BY FACTS, after re-attacking JBS with his usual half truths, Kid has "left the building" and is spreading misinformation on other threads.

How very surprising.
Over 300 lines of diversion and STILL my statement stands.
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Another;
Thank you Kid, for pointing out;
"“The John Birch Society is not a political organization. Rather, it is a non-partisan educational and action organization."

JBS doesn't care about political parties, (repubs and democs dance for the same master anyway, and it isn't us), and has been exposing anti U.S. interests and anti Constitutional actions of ALL "our" violating officials, REGARDLESS OF PARTY, since the beginning.

JBS DOES care about our domestic enemies' attacks on OUR Constitutionally guaranteed freedoms, Bill Of Rights, sovereignty, independence, economy, internet freedom and other issues including NAFTA (which I believe you opposed), as illustrated here;
http://www.jbs.org/action-projects
State level here;
http://www.jbs.org/state-legislative-action-alerts
Fed level here;
http://www.jbs.org/federal-legislative-action-alerts

As you can see, it's a free action center, no need to join.
Nobody forces you to take action on anything you don't want to.
Nobody forces you to take action on anything you don't agree with.
What you do there (or don't) is ENTIRELY up to YOU.

It might be worth your time to investigate there, just to see how opposed you really are to some of JBS's actions/concerns/beliefs.
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OF COURSE KID NEVER CHECKS, JUST BLEATS.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QcE5aDTszrY
because "he yam what he yam".
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_nS-QeM2ne8

Amanda Alsoomse

Okay, POC funny your superior education left you in the dark in so many areas.

I hate to blast another of your sorry ideas, but neither a Y chromosome nor a male is necessary in human reproduction. I won't bother to try to explain it to you, but I guarantee, human reproduction is possible with only an egg, WITHOUT sperm. It is called parthenogenesis (remember Bio 1 in high school?).

It is likely that women reproduce by parthenogenesis quite often even if they are sexually active with their partners. Furthermore, scientists have successfully made artificial sperm from a woman's bone marrow and used it to turn a haploid into a diploid. I'm sorry I don't have an article by the NRA or the JBS but they are looking backward so here is one from NOVA that I think you can understand. http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/body/alternative-cloning.html

If by society, you mean laws, I agree. Men make laws to control men. Women usually know how to behave to move society forward, they buy seeds and feed people.

We don't need to go to the formal research. We can use you and GJ!!! How much have you both spent on guns and ammunition for yourselves? I live without a gun, and I have rescued several local women from abusive husbands and I did it without a gun. I did it with brains. So unless you live a lifestyle where other people with guns are after you (your choice) you don't strictly speaking need a gun, you just feel more manly, safer, and emotionally calm when you have a gun near.

So all of those thousands of dollars you have chosen to spend on guns could have been spent providing your kids with college educations so that they would not have to be hourly laborers. Rather than vacations around the world and trips to museums, you have spent your money on guns. That is what the research shows, men spend money on what amuses them. Women spend their money to feed their families and friends. Men will always seek out toys, look at the commercials that advertise them.

It is so much easier talking to educated people because there is a common bottom level of knowledge that they share. For the studies on what people do with money, try taking an introductory Anthropology class. I'm tired of helping out people who didn't pay attention the first time around.

Protect OUR Constitution

BTW, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_nS-QeM2ne8
child,

Any semi literate reader already knows from my posts,
"The New American" (JBS affiliate)(http://www.thenewamerican.com/)
is JUST ONE out of 50 or so sources I use, because it has a 30 YEAR PROVEN, ACCURATE, FACTUAL, & PREDICTIVE RECORD no "lefty" org or marxist can claim or deny”

Try checking my links.
[scared]"WHAT!" [scared]
"OH NOOOO![scared]
NOT (gasp) RESEARCH!![scared]
Kid just fell down.

TheKid

Pat Benetar sings this song at every concert in solidarity with abused children.
I post this to all the abusers
"Heck Is For Children"

They cry in the dark, so you can't see their tears
They hide in the light, so you can't see their fears
Forgive and forget, all the while
Love and pain become one and the same
In the eyes of a wounded child

Because heck, heck is for children
And you know that their little lives can become such a mess
heck, heck is for children
And you shouldn't have to pay for your love
With your bones and your flesh

It's all so confusing, this brutal abusing
They blacken your eyes, and then apologize
Be daddy's good girl, and don't tell mommy a thing
Be a good little boy, and you'll get a new toy
Tell grandma you fell off the swing

Because heck, heck is for children
And you know that their little lives can become such a mess
heck, heck is for children

TheKid

I have said POC and others practice the Nazi tactic of the BIg Lie because he either lies about what I have posted or he misrepresents me. Today he demands I prove things that he wrote. When I ask for proof that Nixon was a Marxcist, LBJ had no intention of winning the Vietnam War and that Pope Francis is a "Commine" (his spelling) he has said the Editor deletes his post because of obscenity.
Here's a word for word copy and paste of my remarks POC has made about The John Birch Society.
Ed Nemechek's remarks are so offensive to this veteran who loves America and whose family has made sacrifices for this country than most. His superficial tactics used by the right-wing fascist authoritarian faction such as name-calling shows how hollow his mind is..
Is The John Birch Society a patriotic organization? Hardy.
The JBS claimed President Eisenhower, the five star general that led the Allies to victory against the Nazis, was an "agent of the Communist conspiracy".
The JBS thinks fluoride in our water supply harms our precious bodily fluids and corrupts our purity of essence.
In the 1906s the JBS trained for armed rebellion
The Birchers frequently panic over anything, They claim the environmental movement, the peace movement, women's movement, the mainstream media, international Soviet Communism, the United Nations and all functioning as agents of Rockefellers, the Illunimati, the Trilateral Commission.

“Those who seek absolute power, even though they seek it to do what they regard as good, are simply demanding the right to enforce their own version of heaven on earth. And let me remind you, they are the very ones who always create the most {hade-ish] tyrannies. Absolute power does corrupt, and those who seek it must be suspect and must be opposed. Their mistaken course stems from false notions of equality, ladies and gentlemen. Equality, rightly understood, as our founding fathers understood it, leads to liberty and to the emancipation of creative differences. Wrongly understood, as it has been so tragically in our time, it leads first to conformity and then to despotism.”
Barry Goldwater - Acceptance Speech as the Republican Presidential candidate, San Francisco 1964

"Do not associate my name with anything you do. You are extremists, and you've hurt the Republican party much more than the Democrats have.” Barry Goldwater [Bugliosi, Vincent, The Betrayal of America, p. 19]
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"The New American" (JBS affiliate) has a 30 YEAR PROVEN, ACCURATE, FACTUAL, & PREDICTIVE RECORD no "lefty" org or marxist can claim or deny;”
John Welch, the founder of JBS and Welch's grape juice thought the US would give sovereignty to international organizations like the United Nations. The United States repeated ignores the United Nations charter on military force. The U.N. charter states countries may not use military force except in self-defense or with the authorization of the Security Council. Our government ignores international agreements on land mines, torture, human rights, intellectual rights, fishing rights, and the sovereignty of other nations. What politician has ever even hinted that a foreign entity write our laws?
In 1974 Robert Welch made these predictions:
1. Greatly expanded government spending for every conceivable means of getting rid of ever larger sums of American money as wastefully as possible.[Federal spending has been falling.]
2. Higher and then much higher taxes. [Taxes have never been lower.]
3. An increasingly unbalanced budget despite the higher taxes. [Democratic administrations have had surpluses.]
4. Wild inflation of our currency. [Inflation is low.]
5. Government controls of prices, wages and materials supposedly to combat inflation.[Government does not control prices and wages except for a minimum wage..]
6. Greatly increased socialistic controls over every operation of our economy and every activity of our daily lives. This is to be accompanied naturally and automatically by a correspondingly huge increase in the size of our bureaucracy and the cost and reach of our domestic government. [The federal government is steadily shrinking.]
7. Far more centralization of power in Washington and the practical elimination of our state lines. There is a many faceted drive at work to have our state lines to mean no more within our nation as our county lines do now within the states.[Yeah, right. There are no differences between state law?]
8. The steady advance of federal aid to and control over our educational system leading to complete federalization of our public education.[Education budgets have been cut and increasingly privatized.]
9. A constant hammering into the American consciousness of the horror of modern warfare. The beauties and the absolute necessities of peace, peace always on communist terms of course. [Our culture glorifies war and violence.]
10. The constant willingness of the American people to allow the steps of appeasement by our government that amount to a piecemeal surrender of the rest of the free world and the United States itself.[Appeasement to whom? If America is surrending it surrending to billionaires.]
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2QO49ktlgJs
"The New American" (JBS affiliate) has a 30 YEAR PROVEN, ACCURATE, FACTUAL, & PREDICTIVE RECORD no "lefty" org or marxist can claim or deny;”
In 1965 JBS produced a flyer titled "What's Wrong With Civil Rights?",It said: "For the civil rights movement in the United States, with all of its growing agitation and riots and bitterness, and insidious steps towards the appearance of a civil war, has not been infiltrated by the Communists, as you now frequently hear. It has been deliberately and almost wholly created by the Communists patiently building up to this present stage for more than forty years."

John Welch said, "[B]oth the U.S. and Soviet governments are controlled by the same furtive conspiratorial cabal of internationalists, greedy bankers, and corrupt politicians. If left unexposed, the traitors inside the U.S. government would betray the country's sovereignty to the United Nations for a collectivist New World Order, managed by a 'one-world socialist government.'"
Welch saw liberals as "secret communist traitors" who provided cover for the gradual process of collectivism, with the ultimate goal of replacing the nations of western civilization with a one-world socialist government. "There are many stages of welfarism, socialism, and collectivism in general," he wrote, "but Communism is the ultimate state of them all, and they all lead inevitably in that direction." [The communist system of government and economics has failed. I don't see any movement which advocates the Soviet system.]

In the late 1960s Welch insisted that the Johnson administration's fight against communism in Vietnam was part of a communist plot aimed at taking over the United States. Welch demanded that the United States get out of Vietnam and the JBS would like the US to break all treaties and agreements and bring all soldiers home.[Welch believed fighting Communists in Vietnam would make America Communist? ]

American Opinion, a JBS publication accused a Chicago lawyer, Elmer Gertz, who was representing the family of a young man killed by a police officer, of being part of a Communist conspiracy to merge all police agencies in the country into one large force. {The police have become militarized but they are not merged into one organization.]

William P. Hoar publishes regularly in The New American and its predecessor American Opinion. He coauthored The Clinton Clique with Larry Abraham alleging that Clinton was part of the Anglo-American conspiracy supposedly ruled through the Council on Foreign Relations and the Trilateral Commission. [Any one who joins the JBS gets a free tin foil hat.]

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Birch_Society
Conner, Claire, Wrapped in the Flag: A Personal History of America’s Radical Right,
Conner, Claire, Before the Storm:
Mulloy, D.J., The World of the John Birch Society; Conspiracy, Conservatism, and the Cold War

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First Amanda never lied. She has always said she taught preschool.
Second, I don't think Protect OUR Constitution is aware of all the insulting remarks peppered throughout his rant shows his "mental stature". He shows his true nature.
Third, the John Birch Society has accused Eisenhower, Lyndon Johnson. Richard Nixon, Ronald Reagan,, Jimmy Carter , both Bushs and Obama as Communist dupes or lackies.
Except for the 1980 quotes When Robert McManus called Ronald Reagan a “lackey” of Communist conspirators, all the other quotes in the previous post were less than 30 years old. Here's something from the August 2015 John Birch magazine, The New American.
The JBS magazine says Social Security is fundamentally flawed and should be phased out. The author asks, “Is Social Security Worth Saving? First Amanda never lied. She has always said she taught preschool.
Second, I don't think Protect OUR Constitution is aware of all the insulting remarks peppered throughout his rant shows his "mental stature". He shows his true nature.
Third, the John Birch Society has accused Eisenhower, Lyndon Johnson. Richard Nixon, Ronald Reagan,, Jimmy Carter , both Bushs and Obama as Communist dupes or lackies.
Except for the 1980 quotes When Robert McManus called Ronald Reagan a “lackey” of Communist conspirators, all the other quotes in the previous post were less than 30 years old. Here's something from the August 2015 John Birch magazine, The New American.
The JBS magazine says Social Security is fundamentally flawed and should be phased out. The author asks, “Is Social Security Worth Saving? The simple answer is No. It’s unconstitutional and it’s a wasteful Ponzi scheme. The problem is that people have become dependent on it and it needs to go on life support long enough to accomplish a phase-out.'”

The article says payments to non-citizens and disabled people should be phased out first. The author claims is is wasteful overhead. He thinks the 1,400 Social Security offices are unnecessary and these offices “are staffed with unnecessary people just to make the powerful politicians happy.” [1] What will happen to the disable people after they no long receive SSDI?

“The 2012 Social Security trustees' report projects that Social Security can pay promised benefits in full until 2033. Thereafter, anticipated program income will suffice to pay about 75 percent of benefits. The amount needed after 2032 to pay full benefits is modest: less than 2.7 percent of payroll.“ The Huffington Post article examines Social Security's outlook in detail. [2]
Anyone who had 401K in the market crash know the fixed benefits provided by Social Security exceeds the stock market fluctuations. If you think the stock market is better than Social Security how about buying some Enron Stock? Or Global Crossing? Care for some World.com stock?

In 2014 only 0.7% of the Social Security total budget was spent on administrative expenses. [3] The overhead costs paid to private insurance companies under the Affordable Care Act will be 22.5 percent of the total cost. [4] The overhead of private Medicare Advantage plans averages 19 percent vs. the 1.5 percent for traditional Medicare. [5] The average profit margin for health insurance companies can be as high as 10%.[6]

All non-citizens who work in the United States have to obtain a Social Security Number and pay Social Security taxes, just as all Americans do. Social Security taxes are withheld by employer and submitted to the Internal Revenue Service. Non-citizens who pay into Social Security have a right to Social Security benefits if they qualify. [7]

[1] http://www.thenewamerican.com/usnews/politics/item/21401-social-insecurity-how-to-phase-out-the-fundamentally-flawed-system
[2] http://www.huffingtonpost.com/nancy-altman/social-security-sustainable_b_2318345.html
[3] http://www.ssa.gov/oact/STATS/admin.html
[4] http://www.dailykos.com/story/2015/05/27/1388301/-Insurance-company-overhead-costs-explode-under-Obamacare
[5] http://www.pnhp.org/news/2015/april/john-geyman-why-the-private-health-insurance-industry-has-to-go
[6] http://www.investopedia.com/ask/answers/052515/what-usual-profit-margin-company-insurance-sector.asp
[7] http://www.foreignborn.com/self-help/social_sec/3what_social_security.htm

At Robert McManus birthday party on December 7, 1991JBS Coordinator Jim Hutt said, “The prospect of foreign troops administering the planned police state is no wild surmise.” [1] What foreign troops administer a police state in America?


[1] http://www.c-span.org/video/?23229-1/restoring-american-dream
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“In 1980, a few days before Ronald Reagan was elected president, the society’s public relations director, according to The Associated Press, characterized the conservative Republican as a “lackey” of Communist conspirators. The public relations director at the time was none other than John McManus, who is now the president of the Birch Society.” [1]

In a JBS publication dated 1985 the author railed against the Federal Reserve.“The fact is that the power our elected officials wield is the power to implement policy made elsewhere. Each party and each individual is allowed its own style, as long as it pleases powerful forces behind the scenes. The fact is that as long ago as December 23, 1913, the independence of the United States was all but cancelled. “ Later the writer said the Federal Reserve was step five of the ten steps to Communism.”Indeed, the connection between the Fed and the Communists is not just ideological, but personal and organizational as well.” [2]

1985“The organization`s leaders make no attempt to hide their disdain for Ronald Reagan, whom they condemn for courting the Chinese and now beginning a dialogue with the Soviets. ``The forces of world communism and big government here at home--which, of course, is converting our country into a communist state--always make more progress when they have a so-called conservative Republican in the White House than when they have an identifiable liberal Democrat in power,`` McManus said. ``It happened during the Eisenhower administration, during the Nixon administration, and it`s happening during the Reagan administration.`` [3]

1988 Anthony G. Bryant, a former heroin addict, armed robber, and Black Panther who hijacked an airline to Cuba is on the A list of the Birch Society's American Opinion Speakers Bureau. denounced both presidential candidates as pro-communist, but said he's voting Republican because "at least we can hold Bush's feet to the fire of the platform of the Republican Party."

"Yes, I am extremist," he said at last. "Yes I am. God is an extremist. It's time to become extremists, ladies and gentlemen." Near the end of his talk, Bryant pulled out one relic of the old days. America, he said, is still racist and always will be. That's because the enemy is sewing racial strife.. Black America is under attack," he said. "Black America has been targeted for destruction." For that reason, and also because it is evil, he urged people not to be racist.” [4]

1989 “Walt Disney wouldn`t let the Communist leader near Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck because of public indignation mobilized by the Birch Society`s ad campaign.``At the next Communist Party congress, Khrushchev vowed revenge on the anticommunist movement for embarrassing him,``

`` `Those Birchers will suffer the torments of [hades]!` Khrushchev promised,`` he said.

To redeem that pledge, Dilworth alleged, the Communists started a smear campaign that was picked up by left-leaning sympathizers in the American media. Birchers were depicted as racists and anti-Semites and, alas, a libel repeated often enough can sometimes be converted into truth. [5]

1989 ``Mr. Welch discovered strings of conspiracy extending over 200 years,``Camp director Dilworth explained to a visiting reporter after lunch one day. ``They began on May 1, 1776, when the `Illuminati,` an elite group of Americans, formed a secret society. Today, the Council on Foreign Relations keeps up that conspiracy.`` [6]

1989 ``Why do you think rock records, which make huge American corporations wealthy, glamorize drugs and Satanism?`` Jeff Tew asked the campers in a lecture on contemporary pop culture. ``Did you know that in 1920, Lenin-that`s Nikolai, not John, incidentally-ordered the Bolsheviks to produce a `new culture` that would capture the youth and weaken their resistance? And now rock groups like the Rolling Stones and Led Zeppelin preach revolution. Can all that be an accident?`` [7]

1991 ``The hour is late and the forces of tyranny are moving quickly toward their goal of a one-world socialist dictatorship,`` reads a posted excerpt. ``And assisting those forces is George Herbert Walker Bush. . . .``[8]

1992 “And as far as the Birch Society is concerned, socialism is alive and well in the former Soviet Union and Eastern Bloc. All the recent changes, the group contends, are actually part of a master plan that simply brings an elite cadre of conspirators closer to its goal of a one-world government by the year 2000.” [6]

A 2008 article details in length the mischaracterizations and false statements made by President of the John Birch Society, John F. McManus, [9]

[1] https://www.splcenter.org/fighting-hate/intelligence-report/2013/bringing-back-birch
[2]http://www.ronpaulforums.com/showthread.php?356695-1985-Vintage-JBS-Article-Abolish-the-Federal-Reserve!
[3] http://articles.chicagotribune.com/1991-08-25/news/9103030466_1_stickers-john-birch-society-store
[4]http://articles.latimes.com/1988-10-13/news/gl-4562_1_death-squads
[5] http://articles.chicagotribune.com/1989-09-08/features/8901110350_1_birchers-camp-conspiracy-summer-camp
[6] http://articles.chicagotribune.com/1985-03-12/news/8501140168_1_john-birch-society-communist-conspiracy-reagan-administration
[8] http://articles.chicagotribune.com/1992-02-26/news/9201180594_1_john-birch-society-chip-berlet-political-research-associates/2
[9] http://www.conspiracyarchive.com/2014/11/10/correction-please-john-birch-society-president-misinforms-readers/

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There a contradiction between what the John Birch Society claims and what they do. They are very active politically.

In January,2015, 168 Republicans are John Birch Society ultraconservatives. The Koch brothers have financed Bircher candidates who support Bircher ideals with more than three billion dollars since 1980. The Koch brothers have vowed to spend a billion dollars this election cycle electing ultraconservative politicians who believe in John Birch Society views.

“The Birchers vote anti-government, anti-immigration, anti-compromise, anti-tax and anti-business fees. The Birchers' pro-billionaire agenda is not the mainstream Republican businessmen's agenda. They differ with the Business Members on matters related to campaign financing, selections for SCOTUS, individual tax loop holes, most federal regulations, thinking that Democrats are commies/Sharia-ists, and generally believing whether or not a No Governance Model should be inflicted on America.” [1]

On October 4, 2008, Congressman Ron Paul was the featured speaker at the John Birch Society's 50th Anniversary Celebration in Madison Wisconsin. [2] While he did not claim to be a member of the JBS, this was not the first time that Congressman Paul endorsed the JBS and gave it his full throated public endorsement. JBS President, John McManus, said this about Congressman Paul:”If you like Ron Paul, you'll love the John Birch Society.” [3]
Congressman Paul also addressed the National Council Dinner of the John Birch Society on October 29, 2005. The speech, in its entirety, can be found on youtube. [4]
The John Birch Society website endorsed Rand Paul prior to the 2010 Republican Primary for Senate

The Tea Part Republicans and the Libertarians both espouse and support John Birch positions.
Cut taxes.
Cut government.
Cut regulations
Eliminate the Department of Education, the EPA. and OSHA.
Cut social programs.

[1] http://www.dailykos.com/story/2015/01/20/1358555/-John-Birch-Society-R-America-s-Third-Major-Political-Party-Holds-a-Plurality-in-the-2015-House
[2] http://www.thenewamerican.com/usnews/constitution/item/7623-ron-paul-addresses-john-birch-society
[3] http://www.talk2action.org/story/2013/8/26/223721/250
[4] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YQ2w0iQXeB0


The John Birch Society pays coordinators and volunteer leaders.
“The John Birch Society is not a political organization. Rather, it is a non-partisan educational and action organization. The John Birch Society is organized at the grassroots level with paid coordinators and volunteer leaders who establish chapters in communities all across the country.” [http://www.jbs.org/about-jbs/frequently-asked-questions]

John Birch was an American Baptist missionary and military intelligence officer who was shot and killed by communist forces in China in August 1945. Welch claimed that Birch was an unknown but dedicated anti-communist, and the first American casualty of the Cold War. [1]

Colonel Jimmy Doolittle, who led the Tokyo Raid, met Birch after bailing out over China. Doolittle said in his autobiography that he was certain that Birch "would not have approved" of that particular use of his name.[2]

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Birch_Society#cite_note-Schoenwald1-24
[2] Doolittle J and Glines CV. I Could Never Be So Lucky Again: An Autobiography of James H. "Jimmy" Doolittle. Schiffer Publishing, Ltd. (1994), p. 166.

In 1928, Koch traveled to the Soviet Union to build oil refineries, and made his fortune there. He came to despise communism and Joseph Stalin's regime In 1958 Fred Koch attended the initial meeting of right-wing businessmen called by Robert Welch, and was a co-founder the John Birch Society. Fred Koch, who was on the national council of the John Birch Society. His son, Charles Koch was an active member of the controversial right-wing John Birch Society during its active campaigns against the civil rights movement. “Charles Koch was not simply a rank and file member of the John Birch Society in name only who paid nominal dues. He purchased and held a "lifetime membership" until he resigned in 1968. He also lent his name and his wealth to the operations of the John Birch Society in Wichita, aiding its "American Opinion" bookstore -- which was stocked with attacks on the civil rights movement, Martin Luther King, and Earl Warren as elements of the communist conspiracy. He funded the John Birch Society's promotional campaigns, bought advertising in its magazine, and supported its distribution of right-wing radio shows.” He left the John Birch Society because he opposed the Vietnam War.[1]

[1] http://www.progressive.org/news/2014/07/187769/his-dad-charles-koch-was-bircher-new-documents
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fred_C._Koch
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Political_activities_of_the_Koch_brothers
http://mediamatters.org/research/2014/08/27/myths-and-facts-about-the-koch-brothers/200570

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Exactly who are the purveyors of misinformation?
Did John Birch Society Leaders accuse Eisenhower, Lyndon Johnson. Richard Nixon, Ronald Reagan, Jimmy Carter both Bushs and Obama as being Communist dupes?
Or the books, newspapers and videos that quote statements made by John Birch leaders false?
Tell me how I am anti-police. A relative retired from the Department of Justice. The husband of a friend was the Chief of police in my home town. I'll bet money I have attended more cop parties that you.
I took an oath to defend the Constitution. I keep that oath.
Who besides Alex Jones and the John Birch Society says the United Nations controls the US? Who have given the United Nations control of the US? What laws have the UN imposed over our Congress and forced any President to sign and make Americans obey?
Who besides Alex Jones and the John Birch Society says US, Canada and Mexico should or will merge?
Agenda 21 is a nonbinding report which recommends sustainable use of resources so they are not depleted too fast. Which Congresspeople voted for Agenda 21 recommendations and made them law? Which President signed Agenda 21 legislation?
I am not in favor of illegal immigration but there has to be some reasonable way to deal with the people who are here.
OR MAYBE, JUST MAYBE;
What? Maybe the John Birch Society was founded by billionaires to lead weak minded useful idiots into a subservient group of useful tools willing to do the bidding of authoritarian plutocrats?

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In a speech delivered April 22, 2014 called “The Principles of Freedom vs. Agenda 21”, Tom DeWeese said “, freedom is the ability to act without hindrance or restraint.” He goes on to say there are issues with Agenda 21.
First, “global Warming/Climate Change. It has been so discredited in the true scientific community that proponents have become almost silly in their continued attempts to push it. So, why don't they stop? Why is it so vitally important that they continue to promote something that clearly is unproven, to say the least?”
(All those climate scientists, NASA and our military are wrong?)

Second, “fear of overpopulation is the central driving force behind nearly every sustainable policy initiative.” He says, “ In fact, one study insists that we could put the entire population of the world in an area the size of Texas with a population density of Paris, France.” (The world's population in 7.3 billion people and counting.)
(No. The the sustainable movement is a response to dwindling resources.)

Third, “The goal of Agenda 21 is the destruction of the Free Market system.”
(DeWesse says quoting various radical activists is proof Agenda 21 is intended to destroy the “Free Market”. Those quotes aren't from politicians. Besides the Free Market is not free. Government chooses winners and loser by the taxes and regulations they write. For instance Walmart is usually exempted from paying state and local taxes yet most of their employees are so poorly paid that they qualify for housing, medical and food assistance.)

Fourth,, “Cheap Energy is the enemy of the Earth.”
(Cheap energy from coal, oil, and nuclear power is not cheap. These industries are subsidized. The nuclear industry can get or afford insurance. There is no safe way to dispose of nuclear waste. Bury in the ground for a 100,000 years? Coal ash is toxic. Burning coal is toxic. Read any history of London to get an idea of the hazards of burning coal.)

Fifth, “Common Core. Many people see the reorganization of the public school... It’s a state-run central curriculum that revamps schools as little more than job training and indoctrination centers.”
(Common core is a standardization of what is taught. Local elected school boards have control. Common core is not a part of Agenda 21.}

Finally, sixth, “A friend of mine and an expert on Sustainable Medicine, the late Dr. Madeleine Cosman, put it this way: "Sustainable Medicine + Sustainable Development = Duty to Die." How do we handle the preconceived overpopulation problem? Central control of the healthcare system — ObamaCare. Sustainable medicine makes decisions through visioning councils (usually bureaucrats with little or no medical knowledge) assigned the power to determine what shall be done or not done to each body in its “group” in its “native habitat.” Sustainable medicine experts do not refer to citizens in sovereign nations, but to "humans" in their "settlements."”
(Right now people with no medical training decide what medical care your health insurance will cover. A nameless bureaucrat decided my relative could not have a knee replaced even though his doctor recommended it. Again, like the issue with education what does health care have to do with Agenda 21?)
All quotes are from reference [1]

What is Agenda 21?
In 1992 the United Nations passed a series of non-binding recommendations related to developing resources in a way that can be sustained across generations. The phrase that these documents created — sustainable development — has become a code-word for conspiracies. The Tea Party Republicans and their billionaire puppet masters have forced anti-Agenda 21 laws. The entire idea behind Agenda 21 is that the world’s governments should work to make sure that natural resources are used in a way that doesn’t deplete them too quickly.
http://www.jbs.org/agenda-21/stop-agenda-21
[1] http://www.thenewamerican.com/reviews/opinion/item/18102-the-principles-of-freedom-vs-agenda-21
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Agenda_21

Amanda Alsoomse

I think the kid's song should be dedicated to all of the children whose fathers spend their money on guns and ammunition instead of educating their children. They need the help. Denying children a higher education while amusing oneself with guns is a kind of child neglect and depending on how the guns are used against the children, a crime.

Only a child kept in a closet has not heard of the many gun-owning daddies who got bored with raising families and killed wives, all the kids, and the family dog so he can marry his exciting girlfriend...er "receptacle," "cow," or "slave" (per POC). You still haven't told us how you decided women are weak minded and good for only 3 things; which are which, POC? How can you tell?

Any daddy with a gun poses that potential to a thinking child, whether the gun-owing father wants to admit a gun is a threat by its very presence or not. After all, most kills killed by their dads don't know he is about to kill them, otherwise they would flee. They get ambushed by the daddies who said, "I love you."

Or who knows when a gun-loving father will take a kid out to a shooting range and turn their kid into an accidental killer, like that poor nine-year old girl in Las Vegas, whose dad insisted she fire a machine gun. She couldn't control it and shot a man in the face inches from her own face. She must have been splattered with his brains. I bet she didn't know she was going to become a killer that day. That would be something that would take a lifetime to try and get over. Another American family needlessly traumatized by guns.

I maintain her life would have been much better if that money had been spent educating her (although I will admit that shooting a man in the face with a machine gun at the age of nine does provide definite, if undesirable, education) and taking her to museums. This father was just another man who pleasing himself at the expense of his family, the proof - he shot first.

Amanda Alsoomse

Great post, Kid. It is nice to have something sane to read.

TheKid

Today is the International Day of the Girl Child. The United Nations General Assembly adopted this day in December 2011, declaring by formal Resolution 66/170 that 11 October is the International Day of the Girl Child. There's a dual theme: the rights of girls, and the unique challenges girls face around the world.

Here is Michelle Obama's Girl Power playlist.

Run the World (Girls) – Beyoncé
Ain’t No Mountain High Enough – Diana Ross
Doubt – May J. Blige
When The Day Comes – Nico & Vinz
Girl on Fire – Alicia Keys
On The Sunny Side Of The Street—Billie Holliday
A Little Party Never Killed Nobody (All We Got) – Fergie
Confident – Demi Lovato
Bravo – Ledisi
No Scrubs – TLC
Survivor – Destiny’s Child
Defying Gravity – Kristin Chenoweth, Idina Menzel
Bang, Bang – Jessie J, Ariana Grande, Nicki Minaj
Black Gold – Esperanza Spalding
Doo Wop (That Thing) – Lauryn Hill
Back to Basics - From "Pitch Perfect 2" Soundtrack – The Barden Bellas
Given Em What They Love – Janelle Monáe feat. Prince
My Shot – Hamilton (Original Broadway Cast Recording)
And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going – Jennifer Hudson
Respect – Aretha Franklin

Amanda Alsoomse

The "S" word. Stupid.

GreenJeans

I think the kid's song should be dedicated to all of the children whose mothers aborted their children instead of raising and educating their children. They need help. Denying children life while amusing oneself with other things is a kind of child neglect and, should be considered a crime.
It is not funny how some much compassion is expressed for the sake of children and connect it to something they consider "evil"! But in the back of my "pointy" little head using empathy is probably the most effective way of getting a point made to "stupid" people!

GreenJeans

Maybe now we can get back to the "smash and grab" and the "mail box" capers!

Amanda Alsoomse

http://www.kinseyinstitute.org/resources/ak-data.html

Amanda Alsoomse

Actually, it was my abduction and rape by two old men who were strangers to me when I was 17 that has made me scrutinize men thoroughly.

If you had ever been on the receiving side of a rape, Local, you would understand. Since one in three women will be raped by an American man at least once in her lifetime (many will be raped repeatedly by their fathers, uncles, neighbors, brothers and grandfathers) that means there are an awful lot of men who are rapists out there, terrorizing women just like the men of ISIS, who also are full of feelings of male privilege.

TheKid

Joe the Plumber also played a plumber. His real name is Samuel Joseph Wurzelbacher.

“No one is suggesting that Joe was stupid or dimwitted or in any way mentally challenged. It wasn't his native intelligence that troubled us. Rather, what made Joe so damned infuriating was his annoying combination of abysmal ignorance and near suffocating arrogance. While practically every word out of his mouth was factually inaccurate or unsupportable, he uttered them with the supreme confidence of a Nobel Laureate.”

For example, he called himself as a "small businessman," and complained that if Obama were elected, Obama's proposed tax plan would almost certainly ruin him. Obama's proposed tax plan would help Joe and everyone else who earned less than $250,000 annually. At the time, Joe was making less than $40,000 a year and had a $1,182 lien against him for failure to pay back taxes.

Also, Joe fudged the truth a bit by presenting himself as a journeyman plumber. In truth, Joe didn't possess a journeyman's card (he never passed the certification test). His actual job title was "plumber's assistant." The difference between a journeyman plumber and a "plumber's assistant" is profound. It is analogous to the difference between an auto mechanic capable of overhauling an engine and one capable of changing the spark plugs and oil.

He publicly objected to labor unions, which was embarrassing because he had the logo of the plumbers' union on his website (until the plumbers ordered him to remove it or face legal action).

Joe was finally able to land a decent job -- one with livable wages and benefits. He got hired on at a Jeep plant, a union plant represented by the United Auto Workers. Joe the Plumber--the rugged individualist and self-made man -- is now a member of the UAW.
Who would've thunk it?

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Stacy Moore

Gosh I wish I didn't have to say this, but the next person or people who make comments about p--- envy, getting a man, dropping the soap or anything else of a personal nature at all about another commenter will be banned.

GreenJeans

That's because the area is the high crime spot at that time! Especially at the check cashing place. Besides, what other restaurant is open at 3 AM. Maybe they are doing pat downs for the missing blue mailbox. The Grand Slams do taste good at that time of the morning especially after a long night fighting crime!

TheKid

It really is an upside down bizarro world when an unabashed liberal supports the police and Christian conservatives complain about the police.

puptent

I have taken note of the fact that the amount of violent, bizarre crimes in our community has risen dramatically over a short period of time. This is due to the increase in heroine, meth and alcohol addiction. As long as the community makes it comfortable for them to stay here by providing them with free food at the churches, EBT cards, welfare, section 8, homeless shelters, and handing out money to beggars it will continue. Time for law enforcement to crack down on homeless camps and pan handlers. Please help me to understand why the local addicts are hanging out in broad day light with their stolen shopping carts and bed roles, smoking pot and drinking alcohol in a children s park with a police sub station on the premises?

joetheplumber

I agree that criminals are running amok in YV. I’ve had a few problem encounters with homeless people where I had to call the sheriff. They showed up right away and arrested the offender only to release them after a few hours; but that’s the DA's doing. The department knows when there’s a low point in activity and being a Denny’s doesn’t necessarily take them out of commission. If you were denied speedy service that you can attribute to the fact that they’re at Denny’s instead of patrolling the streets, present that evidence; you might have a case. Otherwise you’re just speculating. In any event, it's frustrating that we even have to discuss crime.

Amanda Alsoomse

The people of Yucca have gotten exactly what they wanted and voted for. They wanted cheap and they got cheap. They wanted development and they got it. They wanted control of the town by Joshua Springs and they got it.

It's a conservative Republican town. They didn't want culture. They didn't want science. They wanted shopping, religion, and heterosexual marriage. They got most of it.

Yuccans had a chance to change the drug culture of their town, but a pack of anti-marijuana zealots worked overtime to clutch the status quo to their bosoms refused to move things forward. Consequently, the drug problem in Yucca is worse than it was before the election.

Yucca is exactly the town the short-sighted vision of the voters made it.

greenL

Amanda:

Right...I can totally see how solving the drug problem is to add more drugs to the equation....a ploy taken straight out of many drug legalizers playbook. Funny how society is waking up.
It's time to realize the cost of crime on society and stop making excuses and feeding the problem.

As for calling me a zealot...
Defined: a person who is fanatical and uncompromising in pursuit of their religious, political, or other ideals.

You know nothing of me, or my views, Or how they came to be.
Your opinion of someone you haven't met matters only to you in order to justify your own name calling and finger pointing.

Amanda Alsoomse

GJ, I had no idea that you worked against that fledgling attempt to control drugs in Yucca. I was actually thinking of another person when I used the term "zealot" - your definition fits the other person perfectly, tho. I get that you think other people dwell on you and that misled you. No harm done.

I believe that you know yourself better than any other person knows you; if you see the word zealot and self-identify, who am I to argue? I believe you. Thanks for sharing.

greenL

It's ok Amanda I didn't realize you were so new to the fight that you just jumped on the blame bandwagon without knowing who the real players were against the potshops in town.
For the record, not sure whom you were trying to call out...Blame for that one is all on me...dating back to 2005.


TheKid

Hey Amanda, Gl is a real hard core player and member of the Inland Valley Drug Free Community Coalition.
GL supported a failed T-Party candidate, Paul Chabot, who is about extreme as you can get. Her candidate was a advisor to the Bush administration, worked for the U.S. Attorney, is a reserve sheriff deputy and a court commissioner . According to his website he has a doctorate in education but uses the title Dr. as if he was a physician. Ego much? It's common practice for PhD's to append their title after their name.

Chabot wrote a book titled, Eternal Battle against Evil. The blurbs on his book say: “Dr. Paul Chabot has spent a lifetime battling evil and devising strategies to tear it apart.”
“This book shines a bright light on the darkest corners of our world.”

In a thread urging sensible pain management GL took the position that people should not get adequate pain relief and conflated pain management with drug addiction. A lot of the Christians in this community think pain brings you closer to God. One guy wrote that everyone should be sober because the Bible commands us to be sober.

Amanda Alsoomse

GJ,
I was thinking of the person who was not a coward and used her own name.

The Bible doesn't command anyone to be sober. In fact, Jesus drank too much. Both Matthew and Luke called Jesus a drunkard and a glutton.

If Jesus wanted people sober he never would have turned water into wine.

Jesus liked getting a buzz on. But that is not the point.

The point is he stopped the suffering of others, something GJ and GL should step up to.

Paul Chabot? Squakadoodledo! What a loser!

Amanda Alsoomse

Actually, people with higher education, particularly in the classics and religion were called Doctor when medical men were still practicing out of butcher shops and barber shops. This was long before there was the first western-style medical school and the first application of the word doctor to medicine.

It is a recent phenomenon that medical doctors are called doctors.

It is such a young profession that they still say they are "practicing medicine." We hope one day they get it right!

Personally, I don't mind extending the respect of the title, doctor, to anyone who has spent 10 years at the university perfecting their knowledge and skills on a single topic.

Amanda Alsoomse

Nothing you could say about LocalYokel would surprise me, Kid.

TheKid

Dorothy Calvert on June 10, 2015 wrote a letter describing how the third degree burns on 50% of her body left her in terrible pain for the rest of her life. A doctor administered morphine whuch she had to take for almost 20 years. She concluded that letter with this remark:.”All those uninformed, uncompassionate do-gooders should just stuff a sock in their pie hole since they don’t know what real pain is like.”

Localyokel posted at 2:28 pm on Thu, Jun 11, 2015.
Cheech:
"We should have a dope-a-thon. You know try to raise money for like all the people that lost their crops."

On another letter we continued the issue
TheKid posted at 10:44 am on Wed, Jun 17, 2015.

Some things did change. Some things didn't change.
People in pain, whether it is physical or psychic, will continue to suffer.
People will continue to be arrested and their lives ruined for possession.
Criminals – the cartels and their dealers will continue to make tons of money.
Our society will continue to be corrupted by crooked politicians and two-faced law enforcement. (Do you really think all the drugs in America are being smuggled across the borders in the spare tire of a VW van?)
Children will continue to be enticed to try a drug. (The first one's free)
A great deal of potential tax income will not be collected.
The way each of us looks at the other has changed.
Mr. Localyokel posted a Cheech and Chong routine in response to Ms. Dorothy Calvert's poignant letter how her mother was burned over 50% of her body. I've cared for people with 60% burns and know from experience what kind of pain her mother endured. But to Mr. Localyokel her suffering was something to be mocked.
I've learned that some people in this community are intolerant. They will stubbornly cling to their beliefs no matter what kind of contrary evidence is submitted.

Localyokel posted at 1:22 pm on Wed, Jun 17, 2015.

Mr. The Kidd posted a Dean martin routine in response to Ms. Dorothy Calvert's poignant letter how her mother was burned over 50% of her body. I've cared for people with 60% burns and know from experience what kind of pain her mother endured. But to Mr. The kidd her suffering was something to be mocked.
I've learned that some people in this community are intolerant. They will stubbornly cling to their beliefs no matter what kind of contrary evidence is submitted.
http://www.cnn.com/2014/03/07/health/cannabis-pain/

TheKid posted at 1:53 pm on Wed, Jun 17, 2015.

Here the link to Ms. Ms. Calvert's letter:
http://www.hidesertstar.com/opinion/letters_to_editor/article_c375584e-0f07-11e5-9d50-cb79e09eec81.html
Read it and then tell me how I've mocked her!

Get your facts straight. I posted a Dean Martin-Foster Brooks routine in a different letter. The same letter that Localyokel posted a Cheech and Chong routine about smoking dog poo.
Read this link:
http://www.hidesertstar.com/opinion/letters_to_editor/article_1c6824f8-0f09-11e5-b27f-ffe0932645ba.html

TheKid posted at 3:37 pm on Wed, Jun 17, 2015.

By the way, Localyokel when and where did you ever care for a burned patient? What is your medical training? What hospitals have you worked at? Perhaps we worked in the same hospitals.

Have you ever injected a 20 year old man with IM morphine then placed him in a whirlpool filled with Betadine and removed scar tissue? Did ever have one of those moments as you debrided the burned skin that perhaps you pulled off the last remaining part of his genitals?

I was a 91A10; a 91B20; a 91F20 and I completed the correspondence course for 91D10. I was a California Licensed Vocation Nurse with an Associate Degree in Vocational Nursing with Honors.

Localyokel posted at 5:50 pm on Wed, Jun 17, 2015

Get YOUR facts straight. I posted a Cheech and Chong routine in a different letter. The same letter that The Kidd posted posted a Dean Martin-Foster Brooks routine about drinking..
Read this link:
http://www.hidesertstar.com/opinion/letters_to_editor/article_1c6824f8-0f09-11e5-b27f-ffe0932645ba.html
The other was a one liner from Cheech
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as follows
Cheech: "We should have a dope-a-thon. You know try to raise money for like all the people that lost their crops.

Now what .
Ps . it still stands

Localyokel posted at 5:51 pm on Wed, Jun 17, 2015.

And so what about your job.

TheKid posted at 6:51 pm on Wed, Jun 17, 2015.

“You get back here, you old pious, candy-reared sidewinder! There ain't no way that nobody is going to leave this town! [Hades], I was born here and I was raised here and [goll-darn] it, I'm going to die here! And no sidewinder, bushwhacking, hornswoggling cracker croaker, is going to ruin my biscuit-cutter!”

“Now who can argue with that? I think we're all indebted to [Localyokel] for clearly stating what needed to be said. I'm particularly glad that these lovely children were here today to hear that speech. Not only was it authentic frontier gibberish it expressed a courage little seen in this day and age!” Blazing Saddles, 1974

http://www.hidesertstar.com/opinion/letters_to_editor/article_c375584e-0f07-11e5-9d50-cb79e09eec81.html
http://www.hidesertstar.com/opinion/letters_to_editor/article_98a36708-1170-11e5-9d01-5fcb32db7a39.html

Amanda Alsoomse

I actually know Ms. Calvert and we talk every week or so. I recall how saddened she was by what she thought was hard-heartedness from the Cheech and Chong response to such a terrible family tragedy.

Amanda Alsoomse

Paul Chabot has an Ed D, not a PhD. The Ed D is for those who don't have the intellectual prowess to get a Ph D. The Ed D is usually considered a degree mill diploma, and he teaches at a college that is such a poor educator of students that it accepts 80% of those who apply, but only 40% graduate. That is a cash mill. Oh, those Christians!!

One gets the feeling that Mr. Chabot is not exactly truthful about his gig at Baptist U. When I entered his name into the search window for Baptist U I got this message: "There were no results found. Please try another keyword or phrase." Neither is Mr. Chabot listed as a faculty member on the faculty webpage.

http://www.calbaptist.edu/faculty-directory/

This Christian college says about 45% of its students are white. They also say that 62% of their graduates are white, which means that minority students just hand over their money and the degrees go to the white students. I wonder why that is?

Amanda Alsoomse

Said another way, anyone who believes Mr. Chabot has weak critical discrimination skills and/or a belly full of Kool-aid.

Chabot is so far out there. Here is what he says about the company he runs, "Chabot Strategies, LLC is comprised of uniquely talented and thoroughly experienced professionals whose mission is to help our clients better manage chaotic environments and implement multifaceted effective resilient strategies."

- Dr. Paul R. Chabot, Founder and President

Here is the scary part. Chabot is the only employee. He lists two employees and an intern. They have a CEO (Chabot), a Director of Operations, and a lone investigator. Talk about the bantam syndrome - why does a crew of three need an Director of Operations that has training as a military medic? That is just stupid.

Like I say, a minute of research and one can see this guy, Chabot, is a less-than-truthful squawkadoodle loser. He is a boot catcher for zealots.

Amanda Alsoomse

Now that I think about it, it is just what the Baptists did originally, when they kicked out the people of color from their churches. This time the Baptists are taking the cash first and then throwing them out...

Protect OUR Constitution

Stacy, I flagged all posts this thread FAR MORE OFFENSIVE than ANY post of mine you deleted.
Thank you.

Protect OUR Constitution

I don't mind educating anyone, but I need to see if critical discretion skills are in the toolkits or if the only tool there is reflexive knee-jerking.
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A majority of Americans believe that an increased number of concealed carriers would make the nation safer, according to findings by Gallup.

The survey found that 56 percent of voters feel that if more Americans were allowed to carry concealed weapons after passing background checks, then the US would be more protected.

By contrast, 41 percent disagree and believe they would be less safe with more concealed carriers, while 3 percent have no opinion.
http://www.prisonplanet.com/majority-of-americans-say-more-concealed-weapons-will-make-them-safer.html
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"Print" your own;
https://bgr.com/2015/10/19/handheld-railgun-video-3d-printing/

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Ah, brain damage. It makes lots of people turn to socialism!!

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Speaking of criminal behavior;
This is JUST THE LATEST in a long line of SCIENTIFIC STUDIES connecting SSRIs and violence.

While the obvious connection between SSRIs(mind altering drugs) and the spike in VIOLENT BEHAVIOR IS very OLD knowledge to us researchers, more and more scientists continue presenting more and more supporting facts.

With all the scientific evidence WORLDWIDE continuously piling higher and higher, how can any rational and logical thinker disavow and ignore the all too obvious connection between SSRIs and VIOLENT BEHAVIOR?
Unless disarming Citizens IS THE ULTERIOR MOTIVE.

1) No haphazard phone calls involved[tongue], just regular, plain, old, SCIENTIFIC FACT and EMPIRICAL PROOF:

2) "....the Los Angeles Times reported on a study from Sweden showing that the use of antidepressants greatly increases the likelihood that certain people will act violently toward themselves or others. The report said:

Young adults between the ages of 15 and 24 who had filled prescriptions for the drugs were more likely to be convicted of a homicide, assault, robbery, arson, kidnapping, sexual offense or other violent crime when they were taking the medications than when they weren't."

3) PAY ATTENTION JBS HATERS, and NOTE[tongue];
"While mainstream media is just now reporting on this, The New American pointed out this connection years ago."

http://www.thenewamerican.com/usnews/crime/item/21797-study-psychiatric-drugs-linked-to-violent-crime

Like I said, "The New American" (JBS affiliate) has a 30 YEAR PROVEN, ACCURATE, FACTUAL, & PREDICTIVE RECORD no "lefty" org or marxist can claim or deny.

jimjam

The only possible reason that I can see for carrying a concealed weapon, is to protect yourself from right wing extremists.

jimjam

To refresh your memory.. there were two criminals in Nevada who shot two policemen that were having lunch. The policemen were trained professionals and were armed. Then they went to a Wal-Mart where a citizen with a concealed weapon tried to intervene and they killed him too. Take your gun theorys and put em' where the sun don't shine!

Branson Hunter

The header ought to read: "Criminals running amok in Yucca Valley and Twentynine Palms."

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How's this TYPICAL, EVERY WEEKEND report effect jimjam's "too dark to see" gun grabber THEORY?
Think the light is bright enough NOW?

Remember, this is just a regular, normal, everyday report from the jimjam utopia of gun"free" Chicago;

The toll of violence in Chicago continues to spiral higher and higher, and this weekend brought another five killed and 17 wounded to add to the growing number. The weekend’s violence included the wounding of a 15-year-old girl and a knife attack on a British man visiting the city.

ONE KNIFE ATTACK!
TIME TO BAN ALL KNIVES!
KNIFE grab is REQUIRED!
Do it for the chiiiilllldreeeeen!)

Viking444

Shoot, criminals running amok in the entire country, from the White House down. Police cant even approach a suspect anymore without worrying about some out of context video going viral . Its a cultural problem fed by the entitlement , everyone gets a trophy and if you didnt you where wronged , rights but no responsibility crowd. You think Yucca is bad move to Cat City where i live. Thanks open borders supporters and sanctuary city policy.

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Where is the osama cheering section presstitutes and anti Constitutional gun grabbers on THIS?
Especially with (just the latest, MORE TO COME) 10,000 islamofascist scum being imported into the U.S. ALREADY!

http://www.thenewamerican.com/world-news/europe/item/21836-in-response-to-massive-influx-of-refugees-europeans-seek-more-guns

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