Obama Care: An Investment Scam


Of all of the corruption that happens within corporations and the government that regulates them, it seems the mother of all missing links is never connected by the media or by the masses, despite my best efforts. Of course, the media is not allowed to tell you what I’m about to tell you, and so why would anyone expect the masses of people to connect such otherwise obvious but invisible dots?

Let’s take Myriad Genetics Incorporated as an example…

This corporation has been in the news lately as it holds the patents on certain breast cancers, though a recent Supreme Court decision is now clouding exactly what that means. Of course, it will be required for Obama-Care approved insurance companies to cover the testing offered by this corporation; which due to its patent-induced monopoly on certain human genes and variations thereof may charge whatever it wishes for its tests without competition. The test currently runs around $3,000, though it could be done for less than $300 by other companies if they were only allowed to… And the monopoly is protected by patent (by government).

Not sure if you caught that or not… but the government is protecting monopolies and trusts through enforcement of its own granted patents!

“…the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has been awarding patents on human genes for almost 30 years.

The high court ruled that genes naturally found in the body cannot be patented, but that synthetically created genetic material, called cDNA, can be patented. That leaves an opening for Myriad Inc. (NASDAQ:MYGN) to continue making money, Justice Clarence Thomas wrote in the court’s majority decision.

Patents give inventors the right to prevent others from making, using or selling a novel device, process or application, usually for a number of years.”

Source–>http://www.meshpress.com/ceres-myriad-has-broken-out-past-resistance-at-the-highs/1236244.html

Myriad’s financial report states:

“Revenue from the BRACAnalysis® test, which represented 81.7 percent of total revenue in the fourth quarter, was $108.7 million, a 17 percent increase over the same period of the prior year.”

(Source–>http://investor.myriad.com/releasedetail.cfm?ReleaseID=700461)

So over 80% of revenue was from this test that costs over $3,000 and for which insurance will be required to pay under Obama-Care?

Just how did Myriad acquire the capital for all of its research?

CalPERS pension fund describes its role in capitalization of such corporations very clearly:

“Economists think of this as three forms of capital, which companies deploy to create value. Companies need financial capital. That’s where investors like CalPERS step in. This is why we are concerned with governance…”

“CalPERS earnings fund 66 cents of every dollar we pay in pension benefits. We earn those payments through investing in different assets. We look for a balance between investments which will grow the fund over the long term, and those which can pay cash…

PUBLIC EQUITY – $114.5 billion
The majority of CalPERS investments are in shares of public companies or equity. These grow our fund as the share price increases over time.

PRIVATE EQUITY- $32.1 billion
CalPERS has a significant amount of money invested in companies which are privately held and not listed on a stock exchange. We invest in these companies using external partners.

FIXED INCOME – $40.9 billion
We invest in bonds to produce income and fund volatility. Bonds are issued when either a government or a company wants to raise money. (Etc…)

(Source Report–> http://www.calpers.ca.gov/index.jsp?bc=/about/press/news/invest-corp/towards-sustainable-investment.xml)

According to Yahoo Finance, Myriad Genetics has:97% of Shares Held by Institutional & Mutual Fund Owners“.

CalPERS 2012 Investment Holdings Report states that the government pension fund holds:

MYRIAD GENETICS INC

CALPERS: Shares – 245,725
Book Value – $7,742,146
Market value$5,840,889

Yes, government is usually the main “institutional holder” of most corporations throughout its pension and other investment schemes. Of course, the direct ownership shares are not the only piece of the pie to consider. Much of government’s investments happen through 3rd party investment houses and mutual funds. For instance, the third largest institutional fund holder listed for Myriad Genetics Inc is Blackrock Inc.

Of course CalPERS and other government pension funds own considerable shares in this corporation as well:

BLACKROCK INC

CALPERS: Shares – 299,376
Book Value – $71,755,583
Market Value$50,840,100

It is quite enlightening to see with your own eyes just how much CalPERS has in investments into every corporation imaginable, both foreign and domestic. I find this to be a great wake-up tool, especially for those who call themselves “economists” yet have no idea that government is the economy! You can read that investment report here or download it from CalPERS here:

(Source–>http://www.calpers.ca.gov/eip-docs/about/pubs/annual-investment-report-2012.pdf)

(Source–>http://www.calpers.ca.gov/index.jsp?bc=/investments/reports/home.xml)

Go ahead… take a look. The conflict of interest is astounding! Go down the list and find every pharmaceutical and medical corporation in the world!

And remember that government pays your tax-dollars for research and development of new drugs by its investment controlled corporations, and then remember that every drug that was recalled by the FDA (government) must have been approved by the FDA (government) before it killed and/or harmed people. Profit for government investments is more important than safety and effectiveness after all, and so approval is directly correlated with government investment returns and cronyism.

Some of the random top-performing health insurance companies I looked up in this CalPERS report were:

HCC INS HOLDINGS INC – 458,261 shares with a market value of $14,389,407
AFLAC INC – 1,529,819 shares with a market value of $65,154,995
CIGNA CORP – 964,831 shares with a market value of $42,452,560
HUMANA INC – 758,839 shares with a market value of $58,764,496
WELLPOINT INC – 1,193,266 shares with a market value of $76,118,420
UNITEDHEALTH GROUP INC – 3,777,795 shares with a market value of $221,001,034

So no matter what choice you are allowed by government to make for your insurance company, you really only have one choice – a government investment held corporation that will benefit the government investment scheme no matter which one you choose!

Besides its direct ownership of corporate shares, CalPERS also funnels investments through this fund and through other third parties and as corporate bonds.

According to the California Chamber of Commerce website in reguards to CalPERS’ corporate governance powers, the Chamber is opposed to the fact that: “California Treasurer Bill Lockyer has proposed a new corporate governance policy for CalPERS that would “create the framework by which CalPERS executes its proxy voting responsibilities.”

The changes opposed by the Chamber of Commerce would require CalPERS to:

“Annually publicly disclose the board’s guidelines for contribution approval as a corporate contributions policy. The board should annually disclose the amounts and recipients of significant monetary and non-monetary contributions made by the company during the prior year, including spending “for political or charitable activities provided to or through a third party to influence elections of candidates or ballot measures or governmental action.”

(Source–> http://www.calchamber.com/Headlines/Pages/10032011-ProposedCalPERSPolicyHasPotentialtoStifleBusinessPoliticalActivity.aspx)

If it isn’t obvious to the reader yet, this statement should be read to confirm that currently CalPERS does spend monetary and non-monetary contributions to “influence elections, ballot measures, and government actions”, but does not necessarily report such illicit activities to the public. If you multiply that by the thousands of public pension funds and other government investment funds where collective corporate governance is taking place, you can see the conflict of interest through this investment scheme… where the regulators are regulating themselves.

And of course, any Council that would oppose such honest disclosure is likely to in some way be directly or indirectly utilizing or benefiting from such contributions. But then what would you expect from organized crime?

The point here is that whatever happens with the semi-socialized insurance program that Obama-Care represents, you can rest assured that each corporation from insurance, medical, pharmaceutical, and diagnostic research companies – all with such patents on human genes and the diseases that effect them – will be a majorly invested in corporation by government institutional funds.

In other words, your taxpayer money is being collected on behalf of the “employees” of government only to be invested in the corporations that government is allowing to patent your genes and overcharging the insurance companies that are government-owned through investment for their monopolistic tests of your genes which they legally own…

And you agree to pay for Obama-Care… to take the medical mark of the Beast and be forced to get insurance from a government investment owned corporation that it will receive returns and dividends on its investment by passing legislation that forces you to buy its insurance plan from one of its investment held corporations?

Talk about useful idiots!

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–Clint Richardson (realitybloger.wordpress.com)
–Wednesday, June 16th, 2013

California Government Hides Billions From Taxpayers


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The Big Lie

Over the past weekend, Gov. Jerry Brown of California took to the safety of YouTube to reveal that the Golden State’s budget deficit is now $15.7 billion, far greater than the original $9.2 billion estimate in January. (CNN, May 15, 2012)

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The Simple Truth

The State Government of California has $100’s of billions in liquid investments and assets, could easily pay off all of its debt tomorrow, and would have $100’s of billions left over.

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What if I could show you over $577 billion in investment fund balances that aren’t being reported by the California State Government on its budget report?

Well that is what I’m about to do…

In this article we will once again show the purposeful omission of massive amounts of wealth by your government. If you live in California, this may well be the most important thing that you read this year. If you live elsewhere… rest assured that the same holds true in your State, County, Municipality, School and other districts.

In what can only be called a recently government produced propaganda video, California Governor Jerry Brown is addressing and purposefully lying to the people of California, where he nicely threatens to cut school funding by multiple billions if the people of the State do not vote in favor of his new budget plan:

“Gov. Jerry Brown’s 2012-13 budget would slash $5.2 billion in public school funding if voters reject the tax increases he is trying to put on the November ballot…”

(Source) http://www.scpr.org/news/2012/01/05/30670/gov-jerry-browns-budget-be-released-early-after-it/

So… is California in such a financial deficit, as the Governor and his proposed and revised budget plan so matter-of-factly states?

This is the question that we will be answering today. But in order to answer this question, we must go to the true source of financial auditing for government, the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR). This report – the full accounting of government and its investments – is virtually never spoken of publicly. It is not mentioned on the nightly news. And it is not referred to when addressing the people about taxpayer issues and budgetary considerations and shortfalls. In short, this CAFR report is the Holy Grail of government accounting; very difficult to read and comprehend, and worse of all… it is hidden in plain sight.

Here is a link for the 2011 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) for the State government (corporation) of California – a 300 page, independently audited report required by federal law, and which will be the subject of the following information.

LINK–> http://www.sco.ca.gov/Files-ARD/CAFR/cafr11web.pdf

And for previous years back through fiscal year 1999:

LINK–> http://www.sco.ca.gov/ard_state_cafr.html

Now, the first thing that must be understood is the difference between the partial “budget report” as referred to above by the Governor, and that of the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report – which is the full audit of the California government. The following paragraph is taken directly from the 2011 CAFR report, and explains this difference quite succinctly…

On page 200, the 2011 California State CAFR explains the following (emphasis mine):

“On a budgetary basis, the State’s funds are classified as either governmental cost funds or nongovernmental cost funds. The governmental cost funds include the General Fund, most of the funds that comprise the Transportation Fund, and many other funds that make up the nonmajor governmental funds reported in these financial statements. Governmental cost funds derive their revenue from taxes, licenses, and fees that support the general operations of the State. The appropriations of the budgetary basis governmental cost funds form the annual appropriated budget of the State.

Nongovernmental cost funds consist of funds that derive their receipts from sources other than general and special taxes, licenses, fees, or state revenues and mainly represent the proprietary and fiduciary funds reported in these financial statements. Expenditures of these funds do not represent a cost of government and most of the nongovernmental cost funds are not included in the annual appropriated budget…”

And so we can see that governments participate in many business activities; and we must first and foremost understand that a large portion of liquid investment assets are held within what the government calls “non-governmental” activities, including “Enterprise Operations”. These investment assets are usually kept in what are called “Investment Funds”.

But government is only obligated (by its own law) to report what it refers to as “governmental” or “taxpayer” activities to the citizenry on its “Budget/Appropriations Report”. Tax in… Tax out…

In short, the Governor of the great corporate State of California is lying to his taxpayers through the act of omission of these CAFR facts, by only referring to a hand selected portion of that CAFR, which is called the State’s annual budget report. While this should be tried as perjury, the laws of the State/Federal government protect him from this ever happening.

To help in your understanding, let’s say that you were to have a checking account with $1,000 and a savings account with $10,000 in two different banks, and that you only reported to the government that you had $1,000 dollars as your net worth because you don’t want to use your savings account to pay bills (taxpayer obligations) to government. You’d be audited and put in a federal debtor’s prison. But for government, the simple designation of “non-governmental” or “non-taxpayer” income and investment returns allows them to hide all of this wealth from the people and the “Budget Report”, while never mentioning the funds and wealth in the CAFR report. The only difference is that government does this legally – because government makes its own laws!

Why do they do this?

The answer is simple, really… TO JUSTIFY THE CONTINUATION OF, THE RAISING OF, AND CREATION OF NEW TAXES!!!

Taxation is nothing more than revenue generation. And much of that taxpayer money ends up in non-governmental corporations and investment funds.

Think of a manager of any department in any private corporation whom, at the end of the fiscal year has $10,000 dollars left over in his expense account. If he doesn’t spend that money, he will be appropriated $10,000 less for his budget in that next fiscal year because he was given too much for the current year. So he purchases extra supplies his department doesn’t need and maybe even spends $1,000 extra so that he gets even more money appropriated for the next year. As long as government shows a budget report to the people (taxpayers) that excludes many of its assets because they are non-governmental (non-taxpayer obligated) assets, it can continue each year to claim the need for more taxation and more debt because it is funneling so much money into these nongovernmental investment funds.

Here is a list of ending balances of all of the governmental and nongovernmental “Investment Funds” that the California State Government was holding onto for the year 2011:

Nonmajor governmental funds account for the State’s tax-supported activities that do not meet the criteria of a major governmental fund. Following are brief descriptions of nonmajor governmental funds.

Special revenue funds account for the proceeds of specific revenue sources, other than debt service or capital projects, that are restricted or committed to expenditures for specific purposes.

Page 194 – (chart) “Combining Statement of Revenues, Expenditures, and Changes in Fund Balances Nonmajor Governmental Funds” – as of June 30, 2011:

Business and Professions Regulatory and Licensing Fund$1,396,449,000

Environmental and Natural Resources Fund$8,683,305,000

Financing for Local Governments and the Public Fund$5,273,511,000

Cigarette and Tobacco Tax Fund$253,300,000

Local Revenue and Public Safety Fund$44,520,000

Health Care Related Programs Fund$947,552,000

Trial Courts Fund$1,522,274,000

Golden State Tobacco Securitization Corporation Fund – $619,754,000

Other Special Revenue Programs Fund - $1,907,723,000

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TOTAL IN SPECIAL REVENUE FUNDS = $20,648,388,000

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Debt service funds are used to account for the accumulation of resources for and the payment of principal and interest on general long-term obligations.

The Economic Recovery Bond Sinking Fund$484,712,000

The Transportation Debt Service Fund$0.00

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TOTAL IN DEBT SERVICE FUNDS = $484,712,000

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Capital projects funds are used to account for and report financial resources that are restricted, committed, or assigned to expenditure for capital outlays, including the acquisition or construction of capital facilities and other capital assets.

Prison Construction Fund$2,938,000

Higher Education Construction Fund$604,202,000

Natural Resources Acquisition and Enhancement Fund$56,584,000

Hospital Construction Fund$411,814,000

Local Government Construction Fund- $499,973,000

Other Capital Projects Funds$13,945,000

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TOTAL IN CAPITAL PROJECTS FUNDS = $1,589,456,000

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Building authorities are blended component units that are created by joint-powers agreements between local governments and the State or other local governments for the purpose of financing the construction of state buildings. The funds account for bond proceeds used to finance and construct state buildings and parking facilities.

East Bay Building Authority$22,404,000

Los Angeles Building Authority$12,604,000

San Francisco Building Authority$30,547,000

Oakland Building Authority$8,333,000

Riverside Building Authority - $1,245,000

San Bernardino Building Authority$11,041,000

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TOTAL IN BUILDING AUTHORITY FUNDS = $86,174,000

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Internal service funds – (Page 206) account for state activities that provide goods and services to other state departments or agencies on a cost reimbursement basis. Following are brief descriptions of the internal service funds.

Architecture Revolving Fund$-25,228,000

Service Revolving Fund$-52,412,000

Prison Industries Fund$203,827,000

Office of Systems Integration Fund$-1,348,000

Technology Services Revolving Fund$130,079,000

Water Resources Revolving Fund$0.00

Financial Information Systems Fund$-28,915,000

Other internal service program funds$348,352,000

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TOTAL IN INTERNAL SERVICE FUNDS = $574,355,000

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Enterprise funds – (Page 218) – account for operations that are financed and operated in a manner similar to private business enterprises, where the costs of providing goods or services to the general public on a continuing basis are intended to be financed or recovered primarily through user charges.

High Technology Education Fund$34,907,000

State Water Pollution Control Revolving Fund$3,172,928000

Housing Loan Fund$159,679,000

Other enterprise program funds - $245,450,000

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TOTAL IN ENTERPRISE FUNDS = $3,612,964,000

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Private purpose trust funds account for all trust arrangements, other than those properly reported in pension and other employee benefit trust funds or investment trust funds, under which principal and income benefit individuals, private organizations, or other governments.

The Scholarshare Program Trust Fund$4,521,770,000

The Unclaimed Property Fund$102,534,000

Other Private Purpose trust funds - $877,000

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TOTAL IN PRIVATE PURPOSE TRUST FUNDS = $4,625,181,000

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Pension and other employee benefit trust funds – (Page 234) – account for transactions, assets, liabilities, and net assets available for pension and other employee benefits of the two public employees’ retirement systems that are fiduciary component units and for other primary government employee benefit programs.

Public Employees’ Retirement Fund (CalPERS)$241,761,791,000

Public Employees’ Health Benefits Fund (CalPERS)$1,866,877,000

State Teachers’ Retirement Fund (CalSTRS)$155,345,815,000

Teachers’ Health Benefits Fund (CalSTRS)$598,000

Deferred Compensation Fund$9,365,582,000

Judges’ Retirement Fund (CalPERS)$54,146,000

Judges’ Retirement Fund II (CalPERS)$575,833,000

Legislators’ Retirement Fund (CalPERS)$123,476,000

State Peace Officers’ and Firefighters’ Defined Contribution Plan Fund (CalPERS) - $499,873,000

Supplemental Contributions Program Fund (CalPERS)$19,658,000

Other pension and other employee benefit trust funds$10,117,000

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TOTAL IN PENSION/EMPLOYEE BENEFIT FUNDS = $409,623,766,000

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Agency funds - (Page 238) – account for the receipt and disbursement of various taxes, deposits, deductions, and property collected by the State, acting in the capacity of an agent, for distribution to other governmental units or other organizations.

Receipting and Disbursing Fund - $16,599,601,000

Deposit Fund$1,793,962,000

Other agency activity funds$51,000,000

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TOTAL IN AGENCY FUNDS = $18,444,563,000

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Nonmajor component units are legally separate entities that are discretely presented in the State’s financial statements in accordance with GAAP. The inclusion of component units in the State’s financial statements reflects the State’s financial accountability for these entities.

California Alternative Energy and Advanced Transportation Financing Authority$1,661,000

California Infrastructure and Economic Development Bank$270,736,000

California Pollution Control Financing Authority$4,015,000

California Health Facilities Financing Authority - $66,172,000

California Educational Facilities Authority$33,389,000

California School Finance Authority -$158,000

California State University auxiliary organizations – $2,025,810,000

District agricultural associations$323,244,000

University of California Hastings College of the Law$144,486,000

San Joaquin River Conservancy$988,000

California Urban Waterfront Area Restoration Financing Authority$1,000

State Assistance Fund for Enterprise, Business and Industrial Development Corporation$3,703,000

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TOTAL IN NONMAJOR COMPONENT UNITS = $2,874,358,000

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In the “FUND FINANCIAL STATEMENTS”, listed on Page 33 of the CAFR, we also see the following Major Governmental fund balances reported:

(Chart) (Page 36) – “Statement of Revenues, Expenditures, and Changes in Fund Balances Governmental Funds”, for fiscal year 2011:

Federal Fund$121,554,000

Transportation Fund$7,767,232,000

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TOTAL IN MAJOR GOVT FUNDS = $7,888,786,000

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Proprietary Funds (Chart) (Page 42) – Statement of Revenues, Expenses, and Changes in Fund Net Assets:

Electric Power Fund$0.00

Water Resources Fund$1,205,431,000

Public Building Construction Fund$214,665,000

State Lottery Fund$103,016,000

Unemployment Programs Fund$-6,879,180,000

California State University Fund$2,549,324,000

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TOTAL IN PROPRIETARY FUNDS = $-2,806,744,000 (deficit)

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Major Discretely Presented Component Units (Chart) (Page 52) – Statement of Net Assets – Enterprise Activity:

University of California Fund$55,793,132,000

State Compensation Insurance Fund$21,258,923,000

California Housing Finance Agency Fund$10,196,223,000

Public Employees’ Benefits Fund - $4,071,565,000

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TOTAL IN MAJOR COMPONENT UNIT FUNDS = $91,319,843,000

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Note: over $55,000,000,000 of this is listed as “Investments

The other “Capital Assets” (buildings, land, vehicles, etc.)
are not considered “liquid” assets, but rather permanent.

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The California Government also has what it refers to as “Related Organizations”, of which it does not report fund balances in its CAFR:

From the “Notes To Financial Statements” section (Page 63):

5. Related Organizations

A related organization is an organization for which a primary government is accountable because that government appoints a voting majority of the organization’s governing board, but for which it is not financially accountable (in the CAFR).

“Chapter 854 of the Statutes of 1996 created an Independent System Operator, a state-chartered, nonprofit market institution. The Independent System Operator provides centralized control of the statewide electrical transmission grid to ensure the efficient use and reliable operation of the transmission system. The Independent System Operator is governed by a five-member board, the members of which are appointed by the Governor and confirmed by the Senate. The State’s accountability for this institution does not extend beyond making the initial oversight board appointments. Because the primary government is not financially accountable for the Independent System Operator, the financial information of this institution is not included in the financial statements of this report.”

Independent System Operator – Total Assets (as of Feb, 2012) = $875,764,000

Source (CAFR) – http://www.caiso.com/Documents/MonthlyFinancialReport-MAR2012.pdf
Main Website – http://www.caiso.com/Pages/default.aspx

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California Earthquake Authority (CEA), “a legally separate organization, offers earthquake insurance for California homeowners, renters, condominium owners, and mobile home owners. A three-member board of state-elected officials governs the CEA. The State’s accountability for this institution does not extend beyond making the appointments. Because the primary government is not financially accountable for the CEA, the financial information of this institution is not included in the financial statements of this report.”

“The CEA is the largest earthquake insurer in California, with over 65% of the residential earthquake insurance market; CEA participating insurers are responsible for almost 80% of California’s residential property insurance.”

“The CEA ended 2010 with 811,317 policies-in-force, which represents a 1.38% increase in policy count compared to year-end 2009.”

“In accordance with California Insurance Code sec. 10089.13, subdivision (b), the California Earthquake Authority reports its finances as of December 31, 2010:

Cash on hand$96,456,862
Stocks or bonds$4,176,584,412
Premiums receivable$49,595,737
Assessments receivable$3,190,830
Interest receivable$12,350,634
Deferred participating-insurer commissions and operating costs$40,674,396
Other assets$1,742,495

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CEA – TOTAL AVAILABLE CAPITAL (after liabilities) = $3,753,367,495

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Source – CAE CAFR – http://www.earthquakeauthority.com/UserFiles/File/Publications%20&%20Brochures/Annual%20Report%20to%20the%20Legislature%20-%20Reporting%20Year%202010-FINAL.pdf
Main Website – http://www.earthquakeauthority.com/CEAIndex.aspx

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Bay Area Toll Authority (BATA), “which is not part of the State’s reporting entity, was created by the California Legislature in 1997 to administer a portion of the toll revenues collected from the San Francisco Bay Area’s seven state-owned toll bridges and to have program oversight related to certain bridge construction projects. In 2005, the California Legislature transferred toll-bridge administration responsibility from the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) to BATA. This responsibility includes consolidation of all toll-bridge revenue under BATA’s administration. BATA is a blended component unit of the Metropolitan Transportation Commission.”

Balance Sheet for BATA Governmental Funds (June 30, 2008):

General Fund$44,583,169

AB 664 Net Toll Revenue Reserve Fund$42,902,139

STA Fund$123,393,759

Capital Projects Funds$11,376,935

Nonmajor Governmental Funds$141,229,755

Proprietary (Enterprise) Funds (Page 25):

Bay Area Toll Authority Fund$-2,225,847,394

Note: The deficit in this fund is due to transfers out and into other funds of over $930,000,000, as well as grants to CalTrans and other agencies of over $130,000,000 – Remember the example of spending more than you are apportioned each year to show creatively that you are at a deficit?

Service Authority For Freeways And Expressways Fund$22,991,569

Agency Funds Total (Page 31)$78,458,845

Nonmajor Funds:

Transit Reserves Fund$378,485

Rail Reserves Fund$84,611,153

Exchange Fund$6,676,355

BART Exchange Fund$47,549,245

Feeder Bus Fund - $48,509

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BATA – TOTAL FUND BALANCES (Page 45) = $3,175,070,238

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Source CAFR – http://www.mtc.ca.gov/library/AnnualReport-08/MTC_AR_2008-pages/index.html
Main Website – http://bata.mtc.ca.gov/

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Back to the California State CAFR, Notes to Financial Statements, Page 64:

B. Government-wide and Fund Financial Statements

Government-wide financial statements (the Statement of Net Assets and the Statement of Activities) give information on all the nonfiduciary activities of the primary government and its component units. The primary government is reported separately from legally separate component units for which the State is financially accountable. Within the primary government, the State’s governmental activities, which are normally supported by taxes and intergovernmental revenues, are reported separately from business-type activities, which rely to a significant extent on fees and charges for support. The effect of interfund activity has been removed from the statements, with the exception of amounts between governmental and business-type activities, which are presented as internal balances and transfers.

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Pension Funds are a special case. It is very important for the reader to understand that the world-wide pension system (including Social Security and Medicare funds) is the government’s main tool to funnel massive amounts of taxpayer money into these investment funds schemes. This is taxpayer money being contributed (given) to these pension funds with no benefit to the majority of the taxpayers in the State (only benefits State employees), and these taxpayer contributions are added on top of what these actual state employees contribute. The employees themselves have no equity in the taxpayer portion of contributions that are given over to the pension funds, and is the property of the government fund – NOT THE EMPLOYEES!!!

According to the chart on page 234 of the California State CAFR, the contributions to these pension funds were as follows:

Total Contributions To All Pension Systems  – $18,723,324,000
Contributions from Employees (Members)    – $6,699,601,000
Contributions from Employers (Taxpayers) – $12,023,723,000

Remember that the so-called budget deficit that was quoted by the Governor for 2012 was only $15.7 billion, revised from $9.2 billion.

And yet here are the taxpayers being forced by law to contribute to this pension investment scheme with no benefit whatsoever to the non-state employed taxpayers.

This means that the 37,691,912 people who lived in California as of July 1, 2011 paid over $12 billion to support only State employees by allowing the California Government to give their taxpayer funded money to the pension fund system. This does not include federal, county, and local contributions of taxpayer money to those other pension systems.

(Page 83) – Schedule of Investments – Fiduciary Funds, as of June 30, 2011

    Investment Type                                   Fair Value      

Equity securities …………………………. $199,780,401,000
Debt securities* …………………………… $91,576,952,000
Mutual funds ……………………………… $10,200,315,000
Real estate …………………………………. $38,232,098,000
Inflation linked …………………………… $8,126,757,000
Insurance contracts ……………………… $1,591,300,000
Private equity …………………………….. $57,537,268,000
Securities lending collateral ………….. $45,620,619,000
Other………………………………………….. $3,822,956,000

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Total investments ……………………. $456,488,666,000
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But perhaps the hardest thing to contemplate about this Pension System scheme is this (Page 235)…

After all benefits were paid to the employees of these pension funds, the fund’s investment return grew by an astonishing $67,974,593,000 in one year, compared to the 2010 CAFR.

This means that while the governor of California is declaring a deficit over the entire state budget of $15 billion, the State’s pension fund investment schemes in total gained over $67 billion for the same year!

And the Governor says: (que evil laugh) Let’s cut taxpayer services or I’ll cut even MORE funding to schools!!!

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NOTE 10: LONG-TERM OBLIGATIONS (Page 107)

“As of June 30, 2011, the primary government had long-term obligations totaling $163.9 billion. Of that amount, $5.8 billion is due within one year.”

So all it would take to get California out of debt would be $163,900,000,000 ???

That’s it?

You better believe it!!!

But there is one big problem… Government likes debt. Debt is profitable. And so government is in a continuous cycle of borrowing and bonding money… FROM ITSELF!!! One government or fund will loan to another. Government funds makes loans and creates corporate bonds to banks and corporations. The whole shell game is about creating and sustaining debt to ensure future taxation for more investment opportunities in the future. The thought of paying off all debt would be like asking pharmaceutical companies to develop a cure for disease… It ain’t going to happen!!! They’d be out of business if they cured the thing they treat the symptoms of… and so too would a majority government bureaucracy be redundant and unnecessary if government did not promote perpetual debt.

So let’s add up what we’ve found here today, and see if California could pay off its debt tomorrow and never have to issue a taxpayer bond ever again…

From the CAFR above, we had:

TOTAL IN SPECIAL REVENUE FUNDS = $20,648,388,000

TOTAL IN DEBT SERVICE FUNDS = $484,712,000

TOTAL IN CAPITAL PROJECTS FUNDS = $1,589,456,000

TOTAL IN BUILDING AUTHORITY FUNDS = $86,174,000

TOTAL IN INTERNAL SERVICE FUNDS = $574,355,000

TOTAL IN ENTERPRISE FUNDS = $3,612,964,000

TOTAL IN PRIVATE PURPOSE TRUST FUNDS = $4,625,181,000

TOTAL IN AGENCY FUNDS = $18,444,563,000

TOTAL IN NONMAJOR COMPONENT UNITS = $2,874,358,000

TOTAL IN MAJOR GOVT FUNDS = $7,888,786,000

TOTAL IN PROPRIETARY FUNDS = $-2,806,744,000 (deficit)

TOTAL IN MAJOR COMPONENT UNIT FUNDS = $91,319,843,000

Of this is listed as “Investments” = $55,000,000,000

INDEPENDENT SYSTEM OPERATOR (as of Feb, 2012) = $875,764,000

CEA – TOTAL AVAILABLE CAPITAL (after liabilities) = $3,753,367,495

BATA – TOTAL FUND BALANCES = $3,175,070,238

TOTAL PENSION TRUST FUND INVESTMENTS = $456,488,666,000

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TOTAL FOR ALL INVESTMENT FUNDS = $577,315,060,000 (approx)

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And so now you know… the Government is lying to you.

It promotes debt and hides assets.

This should not be construed as the only hidden wealth in the California State government… just the wealth we have uncovered today.

And you must understand that this is only the State government’s CAFR. Each County, city, district, and other local governments and pension funds have their own CAFR’s with their own funds and hidden wealth – hidden in plain sight. Totals for Los Angeles, San Francisco, and other counties and municipalities in California will, when combined together, dwarf the investment wealth of the State government alone.

They will tell you that some of these investments are restricted and not able to be used for taxpayer services. And as a taxpayer, that should really piss you off!

They will also tell you that laws are in place that don’t allow these funds to be transferred for other purposes other than what they are designated for. And yet Obama and State legislators continuously speak of raiding the pension funds for their own benefit. In their opinion, it’s government’s money after all, not the employees or the taxpayers. But of course it is the law-makers that are telling you this nonsense. Law-makers… Get it? They make the laws. They can break them too, or create better ones that would pay off all debt and significantly lower taxes and downsize government tomorrow.

But then, the people would actually have to force this to happen…

Are there any real people out there?

Sometimes I wonder…

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For a deep explanation of the Pension Fund System, watch this:

Other websites for CAFR info:

CAFR1.com
TaxRetirement.com
TheCorporationNation.com
RealityBloger.wordpress.com
CAFRMAN.com

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–Clint Richardson (realitybloger.wordpress.com)
–Friday, May 25, 2012


The Biggest Game In Town: Walter Burien And Comprehensive Annual Financial Reports


***NOTE*** I have now released a documentary about this subject, which goes into specific detail regarding this article and the corporate structure of the United States. You may view it for free at: http://thecorporationnation.com/

 

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I’d like to share with you what happened to Walter Burien on Wednesday, January 6, 2010 as he spoke with George Noory live on Coast-To-Coast radio, the 5th largest syndicated radio show in America. This interview only happened after years of goading and begging from other guests and callers to have Walter as a guest.

Mr. Burien was scheduled to be on this show for a three-hour interview, an almost unheard of time slot reserved for only the most special of guests. Keeping in mind that the subject matter of this interview – government wealth, corruption, and the proof of this subject through the analyzing of our governments Comprehensive Annual Financial Reports (CAFR’s) – has never been allowed to be mentioned on or in any corporate or mainstream outlet. You can then perhaps understand what happened next.

On Tuesday and Wednesday (the day of the show) Mr. Burien was the only scheduled guest for the show, and Walter was prepared for a three-hour talk. As the interview went on for two solid hours and as the secretive criminal beans were being spilt in a major way, a sudden click happened in the middle of Mr. Noory talking, and Walter’s line went dead. The show suddenly had a new guest to fill the remaining hour. It was then placed onto the Coast-To-Coast website that a second guest was now to appear.

Mr. Burien tried to reconnect, but was told he was only scheduled for two hours. He waited to be called back, but never was. No explanation. No apology. And no personal note from Mr. Noory…

Just silence…

Unfortunately, Walter Burien was saving the best and most hard-hitting information for last. He didn’t get to mention many aspects of what I consider the most important information available on what some may call the real order of things. And he didn’t have the chance to tell George’s listeners about his new documentary that will be released in just about one more day.

A fresh new “The Biggest Game In Town” will be available on the web for viewing on or around the 10th of January, 2010. I would encourage everyone reading this to view the documentary and support Mr. Burien in any way you can. For, of all the thousands of men and woman out there fighting against and trying to expose the greed and corruption of our governmental system and its monetary theft of the American people, Walter is the only one who actually has a solution instead of just another perspective on the problem: a peaceful, logical, economically viable, and extremely achievable grass-roots solution – but only with our help.

Let’s face it. You know you’re on to something important, big, and secretive when you get cut off of a radio show an hour before your time is up with no explanation.

Please visit Mr. Burien’s CAFR1 website at (http://CAFR1.com) and learn what this man has to tell you. He has opened my eyes in a way that would have taken twenty years of hard studying and the constant scrutinizing and analyzing of these and other documents to even begin to comprehend this information. And now that I know, I feel it is my civic and moral duty to share it with you…

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When bad men combine, the good must associate; else they will fall, one by one, an un-pitied sacrifice in a contemptible struggle.– Edmund Burke — From his essay: ‘Thoughts on the Cause of the Present Discontents’…


…and Often mis-quoted as the following:

All that’s necessary for the forces of evil to win in the world is for enough good men to do nothing.

 

The hottest fires in hell are reserved for those who remain neutral in times of moral crisis– Edmond Burke – again, with some dispute on the actual original quote.


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I’d like now to share with you what I’ve learned from Walter Burien. This is not an easy subject to digest; in fact it hurts a bit when you realize that it is all painfully true… and fortunately, unlike most other truths in the world, quite easily verifiable. And so I would ask that you finish this essay in its entirety and click on all of the links associated with it. For if ever there was a red pill, this is it!

“Remember, all I am offering is the truth, nothing more…”

And down the rabbit hole we go…

Let’s start with how the government works, or more specifically, how it is set up. Each town, city, county and state has an individual government with individual budgets and finance books. City councils who sit in fancy pillared or droll state buildings usually govern those many individual governments. Also, there are local government bodies, such as school districts and municipalities like gas, electric, water and sewage, bridges and roadways, and so on who are individually governed bodies as well. And then there are other forms of special government wealth, like pension funds. On a larger scale, there is the federal government, the judicial and congressional governments, and so on down the line.

Together, these many individual governments are going to be referred to herein as “collective government”.

Just as ethnic groups in this country are considered minority populations with insignificant political and decision making power when compared to the Caucasian or “white” ethnic group, these individual governments are, when compared to the collective power of all of these governments joined together, insignificant.

The power of these individual ethnic groups can only be realized if they ban together to become the majority. Likewise, the thousands of individual governments in the United States are extremely powerful and wealthy when manifested as one “collective” governmental body – collective government.

Bearing this in mind, I will now reveal the man behind the curtain, so to speak…

Through collective government investments from all individual governments across the United States, the government owns most of the major corporations in America, and beyond.

I’ll say it again, in a different way. Collectively, through investment, the United States government owns most major corporations and just about everything else in America.

Please read on…

Of the Fortune 500 companies we hear about, and even invest in ourselves with our cute little peanuts we think of as personal wealth, the government has over the last 70 years or so taken financial controlling interest in all of these corporations. This is no exaggeration. This is no joke. This is the reality of the corporate and financial state of our country and it’s government.

So how has it gotten to this point?

In several ways…

Have you ever noticed that when a bond or proposition gets passed in your state for a construction or land management project, the actual project itself sometimes isn’t scheduled to begin until months or years in the future? It’s even written in most bills that the project wont start until a far off set future date.

Well… the money for that proposition or bill is immediately released upon passage of the legislation. Now you might ask yourself, if the money is there why doesn’t the project begin immediately?

Here is the answer…

That “taxpayer money” gets sent directly into what we’ll call a government “holding account” for a while, sometimes years and years before that public project actually begins.

Now, that money doesn’t just sit there… It is invested. It gains interest. It builds up extreme wealth – months or years of interest and capital gains on investments from that originally taxpayer funded money. This is all transpired digitally, of course.

But when it comes time to use that original amount of money for the project of which it was intended months or years later, the capital gains (profits) of that supposedly dormant money are separated from the original amount placed into the “holding account” and stay in the governments discretionary investment coffers and are then reinvested not for the benefit of the people, but for the wealth and profit of the corporate government. The problem and the inherent crime here is this – that profit is no longer considered tax-payer (public) owned money, since it was earned by investment or by accrued interest. That “extra money” goes elsewhere… mainly into other investments or funds which grease the pockets of the “in the know” politicians and corporations and other people and groups involved. Some open what are called “self insurance funds” and then draw dividends for themselves and their fellow conspirators for the rest of their political careers by insuring themselves with their own insurance funds. And the cycle goes on and on and on and on… and has for the last 70 years. And it has now reached the point where government owns it all!

How do I know this to be true?

When the yearly budget comes out for your town, city, district, county, state, and the whole country – the one that you and I and Joe Taxpayer sees that is usually in a deficit (in the red) – the money made on these individual government investments is not shown, because it is not in the “taxpayer budget” any longer. Therefore, it does not technically have to be accounted for to the taxpayers – who we can define as everyone who pays any form of taxes, which is by default everyone in the United States. There are of course, 100’s of different taxes – from gas tax to sales tax – that are used in this way as well. The money from all of these individual taxes once again just sits there and accumulates after being collected until it is distributed, and gains interest or is invested until it is spent for the purposes it was collected (apportioned).

On a side note: the reason so many people are against the Federal Income Tax is because that tax was never made legal. In order to be a legal tax according to the Constitution, the tax assessed must be apportioned – which means that it must be collected with the specific intent to only be used to pay for or fund a specific public works or public fund that is clearly defined. Since the Federal Income Tax is un-apportioned and therefore Constitutionally illegal, the money that is collected for that tax is used by the Federal Government to pay the interest only on the national debt. In other words, instead of printing its own money with no debt owed to anyone, our corporate government instead borrows money from the Federal Reserve Bank at interest – meaning there is never enough money printed to pay off that debt because it accrues interest the second it is printed, meaning it is devalued the second it is created.

Example: If America has one hundred dollars in circulation – meaning money printed on paper and being used as “legal tender” – that means that the treasury (government) borrowed that $100 from the Federal Reserve (a private bank), which means that in order to pay that money back, the treasury (government) must pay that $100 dollars back plus how ever much interest is attached to that $100 by the Federal Reserve Bank (a non-governmental private central bank).

So where do we get the extra printed money to pay back that money owed for the interest on the original $100 loan?

Well, since there is no money left after paying back the principle balance of $100, the only way to pay the interest owed to the Federal Reserve (private central bank) is for the Treasury (the corporate government) to borrow more money from the Federal Reserve (a corporate private bank) so that the accumulated interest owed on the first $100 can be paid back. The problem is, this new money borrowed has new interest attached, and this interest debt must eventually be paid back as well, meaning we must then borrow more money from the Fed at interest to pay the total principle balance plus the previous interest accrued on all of the previous money borrowed, and so on and so forth.

This, my friends, is what is commonly called a paradox.

In short, there is no way to ever pay off our debt to the Federal Reserve (a privately owned international bank), because there is never enough money printed to pay off the principle and the interest balances. Therefore, this system of borrowing money at interest will continue to the point that the interest owed can never be paid as it is more than the principle balance, making this the biggest scam (Ponzi scheme) ever perpetuated onto the American people in their history. Now imagine the same scenario with many trillions of dollars borrowed and re-borrowed and so on and so forth.

If you can’t picture what a trillion dollars looks like, just think of it this way… If I had 11 trillion one-dollar bills and I stacked them on top of each other in one single pile, that pile would reach all the way to the moon… and back to Earth.

Knowing then, that the Federal Reserve is a privately owned group of national and international banks and bankers, who have no actual binding ties or connections to the United States Government – and in fact control the decision and monetary policy of the United States economy, and therefore its financial and economic welfare, through the manipulation of monetary value, currency circulation, and interest rate regulation – the fact that all of our Federal Income Tax goes directly to this private corporate banking monster who controls this country through its system of tyrannical banking debt and interest, of which we are all collectively as taxpayers responsible for paying, is why there is such an uproar in the awakened minority citizenry of America. This is really just extortion. And the Feds recent threats to cause the stock market to drop 1,000 points a day until the banker bailouts were signed by congress only goes to prove that point. More and more people are learning the truth, and realizing that through this system of perpetual debt, we are not a free people but rather indentured servants to this banking conglomerate for generations to come. You’re so-called duty to pay your Federal Income Tax is non-existent, and the mindset that most people have been brainwashed into is that there is some form of honor in paying this tax, which again goes to absolutely nothing but interest owed to these central banks who are not the government. No public services are paid for with this money; money that should have been printed by our Congress as expressed in the Constitution, with no interest (debt) attached to it.

So where does the extra government corporate investment money go, and what proof is there of its existence?

The only way to see where this money goes is by looking at the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) for each local, city, state, and any other government office. The Federal Reserve even has one of these! You want to see an audit of the Federal Reserve? Just look at the Federal Reserve’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) and go from there.

This “complete” budget and statement of earnings is required for all governments and corporate businesses, and it is available in the public domain… meaning it is very easy to acquire by the average Joe Citizen. A simple public records search or an Internet search will reveal this report for most individual governments and corporations. And if it doesn’t, they are in violation of their own codes on public disclosure.

The problem is, nobody knows its there. Nobody knows to put the pieces together. Nobody understands that there are literally 100’s of trillions of “collective” investments and funds that have been acquired by these individual governments that have been hidden in plain sight for decades, by separating the total governments wealth into individual and seemingly insignificant government funds and investments across the country. When considered collectively, these massive investment funds would pay off all debt in this country, and if worked correctly could eliminate all taxes through public-taxpayer instead of private-non-taxpayer investment of the same sort. This is what Walter Burien and CAFR1 are trying to achieve. This is the solution I mentioned earlier. His Tax Retirement Funds (TRF’s) are this country’s saving grace. Learn more about them here: (http://taxretirement.com/)

This is what I refer to as poking the scorpions’ nest!

Now, to understand how these facts regarding governments complete corporate takeover and management of America, let’s look at current events. Very recently a merger with media conglomerates NBC and Comcast was announced. These are definitely fortune 500 worthy companies. They are therefore already collectively controlled through collective government investments. And they will never let this information (CAFR’s and collective government investments) get out into the public through this government controlled media. Why? Because these media companies are collectively owned through collective government investment!

Comcast and NBC/Disney are two of the largest media conglomerates in the world. One creates and broadcasts the media – the other controls the equipment and digital airwaves to turn these broadcasts into the degrading entertainment and propaganda we see in our homes and at movie theatres, that we hear on the radio, and that we read in magazines, newspapers and digitally on our computers. Most people wont think anything of this merger and others like it that are constantly happening on a smaller scale; perhaps second-handedly recalling from an outdated textbook, the chapter on monopolies and anti-trust laws. Thinking about such things has, through the same media we are talking about here, been trumped by the reality show, celebrity lifestyles and deaths, “news entertainment” shows, and indoctrinating and manipulative sitcoms and movies – which have dumbed us down to the extent of actually believing that what happens on “Law and Order” is the reality of what actually happens in the law enforcement and criminal justice system. I assure you, this is not the case. Hospital shows are not accurate portrayals of how hospitals are actually run, and are not representative of the real state of the healthcare system. Police and detective shows are so far removed from reality that I laugh out loud at the ridiculous portrayal of “the system”.

The real conundrum of this situation is this: the merging of these two media companies, considering the controlled stock holdings of our collective government in these and most media companies, is in actuality being mandated (authorized) by the government itself as the majority stockholder. So protesting to the government about this merger is akin to asking a king to mediate his own decision regarding the merging of his own two kingdoms. Do you understand?

Corporations are the government are the corporations are the government…

Another way of looking at this conundrum is this:

When a major corporation donates money to a political campaign (remember almost all major corporations are government owned through collective investments), this is actually a loophole around campaign finance laws, as this is really just the government donating money to its own candidate or party through its collective-investment-owned “private” corporations. This is hard to swallow, but true as the nose on your face! For it was the banks who received the recent bailouts that were the largest campaign contributors to Barack Obama’s presidential campaign – in a big way. When you hear that all of these elites sit on each other’s boards of directors, that’s only a half-truth.

And sure, you can continue to vote if it makes you feel better. But rest assured you are voting for the two or three candidates that were chosen and hyped by the corporate government that is already in place, through the controlled media (that again is owned through collective government investment). Real “alternative” or “third party” candidates who campaign on truly changing “the system” for the benefit of the people will never be allowed to attain high office – the recent corporate mandate of electronic and completely hack-able and changeable voting machines in most states and the expulsion of paper ballots leaving no paper trail through no-bid government contract see’s to that fact.

It is not the votes that count, but who counts the votes.– Josef Stalin –

Our congressmen, our senators, and our president are literally automaton puppets, actors placed into power through fixed elections and then skillfully manipulated to pass laws and create legislature that helps in this whole process of land acquisition, the corporate takeover of all infrastructure and commercial real estate, and the deregulation and privatization of all regulated industries, including: banking, airlines, food, water, transportation, prisons, media, medical, and many others.

For instance, (over 1%) or 1 out of every 100 Americans are in prison. That’s 3 million plus people! That’s more than any other country in the world, including Korea and Communist China. Many prisons are now built or owned by private companies like Halliburton, since this industry was deregulated and private corporations are now allowed to build and maintain prisons. It’s big business… and cheap forced labor. And the government owns these corporations as well, through collective investment.

So let’s talk about a few of these industries that are owned by our government.

My favorite example of the collective government ownership of these corporations is Microsoft. This will really hit home with most of you. Though collective government investments, Microsoft Corporation is approximately 83% owned by government. Take the investments of the five burrows of New York City, add in the pension funds of CALPERS in California (which is now an offshore corporate fund) and other state funds, a few school districts here and there, and many other small, medium and large individual governments and municipalities across the nation, combine them together, and you come up with the representative governmental investment total of around 83% majority ownership. The easy way to say this is that the government owns 83% of Microsoft.

“Collective government” is a very important phrase to comprehend.

For those of you who don’t comprehend the severity of this situation, let me explain…

Let’s imagine for a moment a board meeting at the Microsoft Corporation. I wonder who would be there? I don’t know exactly, but I’d bet at least 83% in attendance would most likely be corporate government representatives! The Defense Department would surely be there, for national security reasons of course. CIA? Probably, since they use the Internet to catch criminals and since they have so much power now to spy on us thanks to bills like The Patriot Act. How about Homeland Security? The military, and all of its branches? Raytheon, and other weapons contractors would probably be there too. I wonder who would represent the Federal Government? How about the Federal Reserve (a non-government agency) and the IRS (the Federal Reserves non-governmental private police and collection force for the central banks)? Heck, even Bill Gates would be there, but he would probably only have about as much power as the President of the United States has over his corporation, which is thankfully still called America. Yes, in case you were wondering, the United States is a corporation. Look it up! (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lVsMUpPgdT0) (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=klwWcp9eiPw&feature=related)

Ah, Microsoft…

You see, everything we do in life is now done or available on the Internet in the World Wide Web. Whether you are plugged in or not, your information is available for download. And Microsoft is how we access that virtual world (through Windows and it’s sub-programs like Internet Explorer). When we enter all of our passwords, PIN’s, account numbers, our mother’s maiden names… and then we voluntarily record all of our most closely guarded secrets and personal information onto websites like MySpace (which is now owned by Rupert Murdoch’s “Fox” News Corporation, which is a mainstream media company, which again means it’s owned collectively by government) (http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/business/4697671.stm) Microsoft collects all of that information though its software and sends it back to itself and its servers and anyone else who pays for the sharing of that information.

This is called data mining. And the government (Microsoft) is data mining all of our most closely held secrets and information, and it is doing so with our permission. You gave that permission with the simple click of a mouse in that service agreement (the one with all of the small print) that you signed but did not read when you were so exited about getting that new P.C. last Christmas. This agreement – the “End User Lease Agreement” (E.U.L.A.) gives Microsoft (the government) complete control over the content, applications, and information sharing capabilities of your computer.

Web-Based Environment Management (W.B.E.M.) allows Microsoft and other companies and corporations to virtually control and monitor your computer from remote locations through the internet.

The (M.R.U.) Most Recently Used list is an individual usage list, of which there can be many MRU’s running at one time. They record every action you or your computer makes; every thing you download and everything you say. Some of the more advanced applications even record every keystroke made on your keyboard so that it can be reconstructed later. When you hear someone say, ‘My computer is acting so slow’, this is mainly because these M.R.U’s that are currently running beyond your control or knowledge are constantly updating Microsoft and anyone else who’s listening in the background.

In Windows XP (and other versions) – if you click on your Start Button, go to Settings, click Control Panel, then click Administrative Tools, and finally click on Services… you can view some of Microsoft’s so-called “services” that are controlling your computer and your life. Here are a couple examples of these services:

Routing and Remote Access – “Offers routing services to businesses in local area and wide area network environments.” – Sounds harmless, right? But when enabled, this allows corporate advertisers to localize their advertisements to your specific IP (Internet Protocol) location: the geographical area in which your Internet connection is based. This is why you see adds from lonely housewives in your town looking for love and other localized advertisements that amaze you every time you get online. How’d they do that? Well now you know. There is a lot of money involved in this type of information sharing and advertising, as you can imagine. And if you click on one of those localized advertisements, the fact that you did so means more advertisers will be knocking down your virtual door to personalize their own advertisements to you according to what sites you visit and which products you shop for and buy online. This “service” can be disabled, but Microsoft will probably enable it the next time you go online. After all, you gave it permission to do so.

Remote Registry – “Enables remote users to modify registry settings on this computer. If this service is stopped, the registry can be modified only by users on this computer. If this service is disabled, any services that explicitly depend on it will fail to start.” – The “Registry” on your computer is the program that manages your P.C. It’s like an index or blueprint of all your programs, which tells your computer’s programs and applications what they are allowed and not allowed to do when your computer is turned on. This means that if your ‘remote registry’ is enabled, any Microsoft program can change or alter your registry at any time, because you agreed to this in your E.U.L.A. You effectively gave Microsoft the right to crash your hard-drive beyond repair from a remote location when they don’t like what you are doing. Sucks, don’t it?

Oh… and for those of you who say, “Whew, glad I’m on a Mac!” guess again. Apple is a major corporation with major media outlets and influence on the economy and the citizenry… you bet they are owned by the government through collective government investments! And yes, I get adds from Lonely housewives near me on my Mac as well. And I’m writing this on Microsoft Word for Mac! Oh, the irony…

Now maybe you can understand why government control of such intricately personal aspects of our lives through corporations like Microsoft is such a concern. If a local company is advertising to you through Microsoft’s “services”, you can bet your arse that the government is using these and their own services for much more devious purposes.

So what’s the bottom line? You have absolutely no privacy in anything you do on your computer once you go online! Period.

This type of symbiotic corporate/government structure is prevalent in all industries and walks of like, not just computers. The same conglomerations often own the alternatives to anything you buy. For instance, while we think we are being somehow different or cool by listening to an “alternative music” station, we are just being manipulated by some very clever marketing. You see, the same corporation that owns that “Alternative” station also owns most of the other stations that your chosen favorite alternative station competes against, as well as the record company that produced it. It even puts down on-air those other stations it owns because that will make some listeners chose to listen to this particular media corporations’ other channels or stations. When we hear a song on a mainstream yet “alternative” radio station (remember all mainstream media is collectively owned by government, and mainstream is 99% of the media that you can effortlessly receive though the corporate governments F.C.C. airwaves), we are told who sings it, and then we go buy the album at one of the many conglomerate department stores or seemingly local chain stores (with corporately owned central hubs), all the while thinking we are being somehow unique from the rest of the crowd. This is marketing. And you and I are continuously falling victim to it and the distraction it causes. The media keeps us “masterfully entertained”, as Walter likes to say.

Then we go drive our alternative yet still equally gas and oil dependant hybrid cars, of which everyone else is also marketed to about their unique and conservation oriented styles, even though the creation and disposal of their batteries is secretly worse on the environment than ten years of the exhaust created from driving an SUV. And the battery must be replaced after five or six years! And so we drive… feeling better somehow about our insignificant pollution as we sip on one of 30 unique plastic bottled water brands marketed as environmentally friendly and recyclable, which it so happens are all owned by 4 major conglomerate corporations which are owned through collective investments by our government.

Should I choose Perrier… or its competitor, San Pellegrino? Well take your pick, for they are both owned and bottled by the Nestle’ Corporation (a government controlled entity).

Oh, well then I’ll switch to Calistoga. Oh wait, that’s Nestle’ too!

Well… who needs bubbles anyway?

Flat water… Hmmm. Let me see…

How about Arrowhead? What? That’s Nestle’ as well?

What about Crystal Geyser? Poland Spring? Zephyr Hills?

Sorry… all owned by Nestle’ along with at least 10 other alternative water brands that they purposefully market and compete against each other in their advertising and at different prices in order to appeal to at least one of the typical personality types of which billions of dollars were spent to figure out, and that we all unwittingly fit into.

You might as well just drink Nestle’ brand bottled water – the only honestly labeled brand out there, since it’s cheaper and comes from the same polluted tap water source! (http://realitybloger.wordpress.com/2009/09/28/the-california-water-museum-featuring-the-fluoride-deception/)

And, in case you missed it, the automobile industry in America was just taken over by the government. Any time the government “bails out” or gives large life-saving amounts of money to a corporation or all corporations in a certain industry… that spells takeover and control. It’s part of the “bailout” package. When the newly inducted corporations pay back that money at a later date, this is nothing more than the corporate government covering its tracks and completing the business transaction for the publics benefit and for media stories about the success of the bailouts.

So, how deep does this go?

Unfortunately, it is a bottomless pit.

While I have deep respect and admiration for local churches of any faith that do good in their communities and help the people there, I have some rather disappointing news about the religions that these churches belong to.

Since moving to Salt Lake City, I have been inundated by the Mormon doctrine. The Mormon’s essentially run the state of Utah’s government. Some places will not hire you unless you are a Mormon. Similar to Free-Masonry, of which the church’s founders were high members, the church helps those who help it… while shunning or “excommunicating” anyone who disagrees with its doctrines. Ironically, usually these are the people who need the church’s council, love and support the most.

I always wondered why the Mormon church was able to retain it’s non-profit status, since it has its hands in so many political campaigns and in the state of Utah’s government, and since it funds huge political campaigns like the recent California “vote yes on prop 8″ campaign and so many other human and civil rights issues. It’s actually a common question: How does a not-for-profit entity (church) give money for political aspirations and campaigns and influence an entire state or countries opinions in local and state elections, and still retain their non-profit status?

How indeed… Separation of church and state, right?

Wrong.

The Mormon Church (The Mormons) is actually a for-profit major corporation. It has mass wealth through these same types of investments. It is extremely, extremely wealthy.

But the corporate Mormon Church has a non-profit sub-division in which it does all of the charity work and altruistic not-for-profit Godly things that it does. This division is called “The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints”. And they are commonly referred to as “The Mormons” which is actually a falsity since the Mormons are just another big corporation with mass control over vast world populations and local governments. And each church whether aware of this corporate structure or not, pays the corporation though the money collected from its parishioners.

To it’s credit, and compared to the government corporations, the Mormons actually do some very good things. Their welfare system is top notch and has been copied by other countries and our own government welfare system is based upon it. But it is the volunteers that make this happen, not the corporation. They are not symbiotic by necessity, only in their corporate structure. It is the people who have the power to make the world better. One must always remember that.

What makes me most concerned about this corporate structure of churches and why I mention it at all is this: the president of the Mormon Church (which is the president of the corporation that is the Mormon Church) has been known to have one-on-one, secretive (non-public) meetings with the President of the United States behind closed doors in the Oval Office. Shortly after one of these meetings, the noted Professor Steven Jones was fired from Brigham Young University. I can only assume that this was for his exposing the fact that uniquely military-grade Thermate demolition explosives were found in the World Trade Center dust, which is impossible without it have been used to implode those buildings. This is a power that should not be had by any member of any church, whether this particular event was coincidental or not.

The Catholic Church is set up in the same way: The Vatican is a country. A corporation. It has its own police force. And the Pope… who may or may not have the real power in that corporate pyramid, also meets with our president behind closed doors and influences even more people in our country and across the world.

And, come to think of it, I’m pretty sure that all churches, from the Methodists – the church that I grew up in – to the Jewish faiths, are also built like this, corporately speaking. Why else would churches have general conferences, which are really just giant budget meetings?

Anyway, this is why the Mormons, The Catholics, and all the other religions are free to be involved in politics and government as much as they like… because they are for profit corporations, who mask themselves through their not-for-profit fronts (i.e. religion) where they unfortunately manipulate the opinions, voting habits, and lifestyles of the members of their sub-corporate houses of worship.

As for the government’s involvement or investment into these holy corporations, I have not researched this yet. But obviously the political influence is there, and that should raise any honest and righteous mans brow.

Again, my respect for local non-profit churches is immense. But isn’t it time for them to become aware of these facts and separate themselves from these for-profit corporations that bind them and influence their moral character? Isn’t it time that the community church becomes the truly free and spiritual houses of God that they portray themselves to be?

Corporate service to God is a truly strange and unholy concept.

–Ω–

So who knows about this?

How does a magician pull off a seemingly impossible magic trick right before your eyes?

By using the oldest trick in the book… distraction.

As his left hand moves around gracefully, drawing your attention away from the right hand, or as his assistant dressed in scantily clad glittery lingerie takes your eyes off of the magician himself, the right hand is busy doing the bait and switch – or the “trick” – right in front of your face.

This is magic defined… illusion and subterfuge. Nothing more.

So to is the subject of CAFR’s. Take away the distraction of the TV media, sex, drugs, sports and gambling… and the magic trick is revealed. It cannot be hidden any longer once the left hand sees what the right hand is doing. It just takes someone like me to uncover the trick and expose the truth.

But one man cannot do it alone. Many are needed.

So, the point of all of this is really quite simple. The only way to fight this is to expose the facts that I’ve just written here. You will not stop the government from merging two companies that it has controlling monetary interest in by crying and sending strong worded emails, making phone calls, or holding up signs referring to anti-trust laws and how unfair this is to us little guys. Things are way past the point of protesting. The country has for the most part been sold off to private corporations and public-private partnerships (PPP) … a bridge there, a road here, a few million acres there.

Learn about the atrocity of Public-Private Partnerships and their detriment to our country, which is intricately ingrained in this corporate takeover of America, here: (http://www.infowars.com/agenda-21-alert-public-private-partnerships/)

If you watched that video, you now understand the danger and ultimate corruption of these PPP’s. And to bring this danger home, I’d like to offer the most severe of possibilities with regards to how these Public-Private-Partnerships could easily be abused by our corporate government.

Consider the following:

Say the government decides that it cannot pay the budget for our military anymore as it continues to hide the CAFR from the publics’ comprehension. It announces publically that it will now join forces in a great new public-private-partnership (PPP) with several foundations (like the Rockefeller Foundation) and a few Weapons contracting companies (like Raytheon) so that our soldiers can get the pay they deserve and the equipment they need. This is the public relations announcement. It sounds like the good old corporate world is lending a helping hand in a time of need…

But the real translation would be this: The United States Government is transferring ownership of the military from the publics government ownership to a private corporate ownership, through corporations and foundations which it already owns through its collective investments. Therefore, the military will now be a privately owned military – a private army – controlled by government, but whose weapons and arms contracts are secured for the next 1000 years at no-bid pricing through these government owned corporations. This makes it a lot easier to break every single law ever written with regards to war crimes and Constitutional restrictions of such things. If everything is private, the people will own nothing. And the Geneva Conventions do not apply.

Again, this is the most extreme of examples, but one which is not at all out of the realm of possibility. After all, isn’t the United Nations already calling the shots with our military?

This must be taken very seriously, for the country that we have always considered and taken for granted as being free, is no longer free. It is owned almost outright by government investment.

In fact, I just found out that collectively through investments, public-private partnerships, and other devious means, the government of the United States (local, city, county, state, and federal) collectively owns about 87% of all land in the United States, leaving 13% to the actual people (citizens) for private ownership… and I’m not sure yet if that includes non-government owned or private corporate ownership in that 13%.

A corporation for a government is not the American way!

As several homes and the land they are built upon around where I live are being stolen by the government in the name of eminent domain, I cringe at the thought of the selfish and evil corporate government person or group that gave those orders. For surely they have land and a home as well. The land sits for a couple of years, and once everyone in the area begins or is paid to forget about the now vacant eminent domain government owned land, suddenly a new corporate structure will be built there. This means that the land is still government owned, and that through their corporate network, the government allowed the land to be transferred to one of its sister operations. Money, being nothing but fiat (worthless) paper backed by nothing, is just a tool used in the transaction, and it eventually is filtered back into the collective government corporate coffers. And that land will never be public-owned again.

This has got to stop…

As far as commercial real estate, and the 10-20% average vacancy rates in most cities across the United States in strip malls and what are now being called ghost malls… Guess who owns or is buying that commercial space once it is in default. The government! Local governments already collectively own most large malls anyway through their investments, as well as gas stations, gyms, movie theatres… the list is endless.

Do you think the government as a corporation cares one ounce whether or not a mom-and-pop store closes its doors after 30 years in business? No. It either already owns the land and building that business is on, or is interested in buying it once the shops go out of business. Land ownership is the goal, not some meager monthly rent. Power comes with ownership.

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Ok, I figure by now you are having one of two reactions. Either you think I’m nuts – the trained and ingrained reaction most will have when confronted with such overwhelming conspiracy and corruption – and you will not even take the time to do a simple search on CAFR’s to see that I’m telling the truth, or… this has had a major impact on your comprehension and perception of the way things really work, and you will keep this letter or email as a favor to me in the case of something happening to me like what has happened to others who have tried to expose this information. For this is the information that above all else must be exposed. As Walter Burien likes to say…

“The easiest way to steal money from someone is for them to never know they had it in the first place.”

Well, now you know. Our money has been stolen from under our noses for decades.

For those of you who constantly crusade for the truth about 9/11/2001 to be released, and for a new investigation to be initiated, I only have this to say… This will never happen under the current system of corporate government. Again, the king will not punish himself. 9/11 is a cause that is dear to my heart, since I watched the events of that day from my roof in New York City just a short distance away, and had the missing persons center right across from my front door. I will never forget that vision or that sound from that day. But again I must reiterate that while protesting and handing out literature and movies has been a great tool in waking up the people about 9/11, it is time to take a different path. All of our scattered groups must unite in one peaceful cause. That cause, in order to effect real change, should be the exposure of the Comprehensive Annual Financial Reports and collective ownership and investment wealth of our government. You see everything else will follow… Audits will be done at all levels of government, mandated by the people who vote for TRF’s. Information will flow freely from the private hands of corporate government back into the hands of the public. All truths will be necessarily exposed in this way – through mandated audits. And the impenetrable wall that is our corporate government will eventually fall back into the publics’ tax-free hands. And those responsible will be held accountable. But until this wealth and power is transferred back to the people, we as a bunch of minority advocacy groups will never accomplish anything… unless we unite into one cause and become the majority. For the system will never reveal itself. Nor will it punish itself. 9/11 will remain hidden in the same warehouse as JFK, Waco, and other cover-ups until this new information has been discussed and spread far and wide. War crimes will not be administered until CAFR’s and government wealth are exposed and the military is once again a public entity controlled by congress and the United States is taken out of the United Nations.

The last thing to keep in mind is this: What Alex Jones calls compartmentalization – meaning one hand doesn’t know what the other is doing – is actually the case with many of our financial planners and politicians who have unwittingly been a part of this in their careers. Most people involved in small government in low to mid-level positions do not understand how this all works and fits together. Banks, businesses, media, churches, government… they all have corporate pyramid structures with very few at the top understanding the bigger picture.

To put this into perspective, consider this: 100 different people, with 100 different skills, each individually making 100 different parts, can easily build a complete nuclear bomb. Yet if they are never told what it is that they are making as a whole – the end product – they have no understanding or comprehension of their complicity in the making of that deadly bomb.

And understand that greed, theft and corruption have become so commonplace in the government and regular workforce that it is hard to succeed without succumbing to these traits. So this is not a call for torches and pitchforks. That is not necessary, appealing as it may be to some. The whole thing can be reversed. The same people in power can be made to give back the wealth of our nation without bloodshed and hatred, and while continuing to reap huge rewards for their service to the public instead of the corporation. This perhaps, is the best reason to listen to Walter Burien – the man with the golden solution.

But do understand that everyone in higher politics does comprehend this information. It is their lifeblood. They’re true income and wealth is their discretionary multi-million dollar expense accounts, not their meager salaries. Unfortunately, that includes people who are our hero’s… like Ron Paul. He is a great man, well intentioned, but forced to be silent. For he would be excused, muffled, his family threatened, or worse if he were to talk about this information publicly. This is organized crime to the most extreme, so this would be like an inside boss tattling on the mafia. This would be political… and probably physical suicide for Ron Paul and other good men and women in government. So it’s up to the people to expose this information in a grass roots movement and information campaign, so that good men like these can finally step up, speak the truth, and be the patriotic men and women they are meant to be… and to help us to do what’s right.

So… I’m going to be on this full time if possible. I’m going to talk to as many people as I can, regardless of the consequences to our friendship, social, work, or family relationships. I would stand up as David to Goliath at the risk of life and limb to help change this and make Mr. Burien’s dream of eliminating all taxes, downsizing government, and taking back our government and our wealth from private to public ownership once again. This is too important not to talk about. And trust me when I say that if everyone doesn’t start talking about this, and quite soon, it will be too late for any reconciliation or reconstruction of our government to be able to take place. I expect an uphill battle. I expect my well being to be threatened. I expect to be ostracized by media and publishing companies at the expense of my humble dream of being an honest writer, journalist and novelist. I may never work in Hollywood as a professional again. But if I can see this to fruition and effectively change the world infinitely for the better good of mankind, all of this is by far worth any personal cost to myself. It is even worth my life. That’s how sure I am of the riotousness of this cause.

And so I ask you once again. Go to CAFR1.com (http://CAFR1.com) and read all that you can. Support Walter Burien financially if you are able, and by viewing his new documentary that will be online January 10th, 2010.

And get out there and start talking about this. Help change the world, one local venue at a time.

The clock is ticking…

Sincerely and in unity,

Clint Richardson
Clint@CAFR1.com
Saturday, January 9th, 2010

Are Churches Really Non-Profit?


I was reading a story today which dealt with a bill attacking the Christian or rather, Catholic church in England. It’s author was concerned that the bill allowed non-church going citizens to challenge the beliefs and actions of the church in a court of law.

Now, I’m not saying that a bunch of saints authored this bill, nor that there is not a relentless attack on the church structure, meaning the thousands of individual churches which together represent the whole.

But… I’m so tired of this “attack on the church” type of story.

The Catholic, Mormon, Methodist, and all other “churches” are all huge multinational corporations.

That’s – FOR PROFIT – corporations.

Let’s look at the Mormon church: The Mormons (which is the for-profit corporation name of the company) has a sub-division in the form of a non-profit business entity called “The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints”.

Note: All churches are set up in this corporate structure.

For those who don’t understand why the Mormons and the Christians of various faiths and supposedly non-profit churches can get away with giving huge amounts of money to political campaigns and support – though billions of dollars in political persuasion – campaigns against civil rights like the “Yes on Prop 8″ media and advertising frenzy in California, and still keep their ‘non-profit’ status… it’s because the ‘for profit’ corporation that is the church is the one doing the dirty work, while forcing on their non-profit followers these so-called moral beliefs against minority lifestyles that the corporation frowns upon. That’s a lot of voters!

In other words… the church is a for-profit corporation, and it has every right to be involved in politics because it is a corporation. It’s non-profit sub corporation however, does not.

Now stop telling me the church is being attacked, for there is no separation of church and state when the church is a massive conglomerate corporation with millions or billions of blind donating followers.

You’re darn right I should be able to challenge the practices and actions of the corporate church!

And if the good people who belong to those corporate churches blindly BELIEVE that the church they attend is all love and charity and goodness, then yes, I also very much have the right to challenge their beliefs! I have financial reports on my side, so faith that the church is only a not for profit charity is not acceptable to me, and it shouldn’t be to you.

Now I grew up in church, and have a special place in my heart for the goings on of the small churches around the world who help the community. But these are the innocents, the blind parishioners.

Get rid of the corporation, and the churches have my full support in any ethical and moral individual venture they want to take on…

But only if the corporate “business” aspect is taken out of the equation. Only if the Vatican is shown for what it is… a rather huge and hurtful corporation.

It’s about time this happens, and that good Christians realize that they are not only supporting their individual churches, but also a very powerful and politically influential corporation when that gold or silver offering plate comes around. Only in this way, can the churches good name be restored, if it ever was good corporately speaking.

Morals and values without the fear of God is the truest test of ones character.

Please discuss this with your pastors or ministers and your congregation.

And if you need proof, just do a Google search for your faiths Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR).

And visit here to see more: CAFR1.COM

Peace and love to all, faithful and not.

Clint Richardson (realitybloger.wordpress.com)
Tuesday, December 22, 2009

The Protection Of The Sanctity Of Marriage Act


“The Protection of the Sanctity of Marriage Act” is a proposal for a new bill to be voted on as a proposition for future elections in California.

Its basic clause is that divorce be banned from the law books and become illegal. This is to apply to all marriage contracts that are currently legal in California, as well as to all future marriage contracts. There will be a four month grace period before this law takes effect in order to allow for current divorce proceedings to be completed, as well as to allow for people currently in said contracts to opt out of these marriages (to be titled: The Opt-Out Period). This grace period will allow for divorce proceedings until this to-be-determined effective date. However, all divorce cases must be settled in court by this date or: they will become invalid, the marriage contract will remain intact, and the contractually bound “husband and wife” will continue to be happily married until the stated condition of “death” is met by one or more of the married parties in question. This act will also make out-of-state divorces non-recognizable in California, unless the original marriage contract was made in another state. The citizenry of the great state of California should not and will no longer tolerate the “Las Vegas” divorce.

We sincerely hope that this bill will inspire other states in the union to ratify similar laws in order to protect all of our children, and make the act of marriage wholesome once more. We believe that marriage is an act of love, and that love can only be guided through the heart when accompanied through state contract. Marriage is a contractual pledge of eternal love, which cannot and should not be allowed to be relinquished by the state. It is not a choice: It is forever.

Who would support this bill?

  • A. The church – How can the church possibly condone divorce? Marriage is a holy religious tradition with deep roots in the church itself. The ceremony is wrought with scripture and references to God of how the commitment is a holy and sanctimonious bond. For the church to come out in opposition of this act would essentially amount to blasphemy.
  • B. Gay men and women – Simply said, if the act of marriage is so extremely sanctimonious that it was made to exclude a group which is barely even referred to in the bible, then it should be protected against such subservient and deviant laws such as divorce and alimony. Simply put: homosexual couples cannot be married, and so heterosexual couples cannot be divorced. One must ask which if any minority group would fail to see this as a fair and equitable trade-off for the blatant persecution of their individual and group rights?
  • C. Mothers and children – This is really a bill for the children. It would protect and enforce the family structure, making it illegal for the father to leave the mother, therefore permanently preserving the family unit. After all, the vow says “Till death do us part”. No longer will children have to be torn between parents in psychologically damaging custody battles. Children should above all be protected from the horrible ordeal of divorce. Abusive spouses will of course be given the benefit of the doubt. We believe that a good spanking builds character. And a beating is good for the soul. After all, bruises heal eventually… don’t they?
  • D. Fathers – In an unjust court system the father always seems to get stuck with the child support, even if he wants the kids for himself. But he never seems to get custody of the kids. This will no longer be an issue – there will be no more drawn out custody battles. Also since no legal divorce would be allowed, no longer will men be treated as money machines, paying unfairly half of their estate to a woman who really only married him for that money in the first place. Gold-diggers will be a thing of the past. Pre-nuptials will no longer be needed. It’s wonderful, really!
  • E. Immigration – The easiest way for an immigrant to gain citizenship in this country is to get married to an American. Typically, there is a lot of money involved, usually given to the legal citizen. And more often than not there is a divorce proceeding once the minimum period of time by law for that marriage is reached in order to retain citizenship or green card status. “The Protection of the Sanctity of Marriage Act” would make Americans think twice about unlawfully marrying for money or citizenship, as the commitment would be binding for the rest of their lives. This would also mean they were responsible for that aliens well being and medical expenses for ever and ever and ever. This might slow or even stop what is actually considered illegal immigration into this country; meaning that getting married solely for the act of obtaining citizenship, and not out of love, is a crime.
  • F. The courts – This bill will potentially eliminate thousands of alimony and divorce cases each and every year, and would clear the courts and give them more time for other important litigation, while saving taxpayers millions of dollars. Just think of all the pending murder, theft, and other important cases that would actually have a speedy trial granted by the courts, as is supposed to be afforded according to the U.S. Constitution. Courts are no place for children. Parents, no matter how overbearing and abusive should certainly have custody of their children no matter what the circumstances.
  • G. Married and single people (everyone) – Essentially, it would be hypocritical for anyone in this country to vote no on this bill. Marriage is a contract which should not be nullified or destroyed simply because two people disagree about a few things or a little blood is spilled. It is a binding contract, meaning two people are bound in love whether they like it or not. They signed a contract! It’s time we bring civics back into this country. Imagine what Mrs. Smith would think of her husband if Mr. Smith voted against this bill… Would that mean that he wants the option of divorce to be on the table? Would it mean he didn’t love her anymore, or planned not to in the future? Could he be thinking of reneging on his part of the contract? You see… there is just no need for a divorce option. The aforementioned four-month grace period would all but take care of any reluctant marriages that exist today. And single (unmarried) people certainly wouldn’t be getting married if they weren’t in love, knowing that divorce is not an option anymore. So divorce would obviously not be needed in the future either.

Who would rightfully oppose this bill?

  • A. Divorce Lawyers.
  • B. Non-U.S. Citizens without voting rights.
  • C. Gold-diggers.
  • D. Con artists.

And so in conclusion, the passing of “The Protection of the Sanctity of Marriage Act” would ensure marriage to be a life-long commitment as it was always meant to be. Monetarily, we’ve shown that the savings would be substantial to the government, the judicial system, and the taxpayers, while only displacing an extremely small minority in the law profession, with the possibility of hurting or canceling some daytime television court shows. The pros far outweigh any cons. Also, we believe that the happiness that mandatory contractual marriage would bring to spouses and their children is incalculable. Happiness by rule of law is surely preferable to the auto determination of individuals being allowed the choice or right to shatter the holy, binding contract of marriage for reasons unworthy of such a separation.

We hope that you will see it in your hearts to make this idea come to fruition, bringing on its tails the love and happiness associated with mandatorily binding marriage. To any who might oppose this bill, we can only assume that your deviance must be far too ingrained into your psyche to possibly be qualified for a state granted marriage license in the first place. We believe that makes you un-American, and that the no-fly and terrorist watch lists should include people like you. We believe that you are purposely looking for love in all the wrong places, and we will not stand for the types of malicious anti-marriage activities listed here: dating, kissing, hand-holding in public, scary movies and chick-flicks, singles bars, dance halls, internet chatting, hay rides, and just plain unlicensed lollygagging.

May we all find it in our hearts to be spouses and parents. Thank you for your support.

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Insincerely,

Clint Richardson (realitybloger.wordpress.com)
President/founder: Marriage Ain’t for Homos/Divorce Ain’t for Straights Foundation.

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((For those who think less than others… this is sarcasm.))

The California Water Museum – Featuring The Fluoride Deception


As I was moving out of state in July of 2009, I was driving up Interstate 5’s long uphill grade where I saw an exit and a sign saying “Pyramid Lake”. It was the middle of summer and extremely hot. Since I was in an exploratory mood with nothing but time on my hands, I decided to exit the highway and see the lake. It turned out to be a rather large reservoir that feeds the Los Angeles area. A sign pointed to a visitor’s center and I parked there. Nice view… I walked in to the center to find out about camping around the lake, and was surprised to see that the building housed what was a water themed museum. I approached the guard at the information desk and he gave me an information sheet and directions to the lake’s campground.

Out of curiosity I looked around the museum, corny as it was. For the most part, it was an exhibit explaining to me the amount of water and energy it takes to do just about everything I do in my everyday life; even how much water I waste by filling up my gas tank up with petrol. I was not amused. The atmosphere was what you might call liberal… and by liberal I mean full of propaganda and half-truths that are designed to make its visitors feel guilty for being alive and to accept the fact that water is being used for political gain and prophet through taxation at their expense… and of course that this is a good thing for the environment. The placards and hands-on installations displayed to me in horrifying illustrative and picture oriented detail (perhaps taking into consideration the high illiteracy rate in the country) how the water supply is in crisis. I was sure that none of the museums’ visitors actually stop to think about the government and its lobbying corporate partners in crime (which stand to reap huge rewards from this tyrannical water rationing and taxation) and how they created this water crisis for their monetary gains. War, war on drugs, war on terror, war on poverty, war on water… What’s next, a war on war?

What I did learn is that most of the water that flows to southern California which does not come from the Colorado River actually comes from the northern most mountainous areas of the state. It is redirected through an aqueduct system down through the whole of California. Since most of its population lives on or near the ocean line, the water is diverted to all of those cities. It is passed on to farms and ranches and smaller cities that pay for this state contracted water delivery service as well. Without this aqueduct system, Los Angeles and the rest of the cities and farmlands that are, for all intents and purposes part of the desert, would not be able to exist. It’s a fascinating accomplishment… a true story of man -vs- nature, where man doesn’t understand the impact on nature until it’s too late. Dams be damned, I say.

As I finished walking through the adult oriented yet child-like museum, I walked to the front doors preparing to leave, feeling a bit yucky. To the right of the glass doors was a display case showing other parks where I might be able to camp. I grabbed a few of the brochures and then noticed a poorly photocopied, double-sided blue sheet of paper in the corner of the display. The title had my name all over it:

Fluoridation… At A Glance.

Underneath the title was a black and white picture of several small children drinking water from a public drinking fountain. This disturbed me, as children are a tool often used in politics and advertising, usually in a deceiving way. Under that heartwarming picture was a list of the dental benefits of fluoride, as well as a quote by the U.S. Surgeon General, which stated that:

“Community water fluoridation continues to be the most cost-effective, practical and safe means for reducing and controlling the occurrence of tooth decay in a community.”

What a dick! How does he sleep at night? Does he let his children drink this rat poison?

In the ‘About Fluoride’ section, it deceivingly stated:

“Fluoride is a naturally occurring mineral found in surface water (water from snowmelt, rivers, and streams) as well as ground water.”

It also had this bit of info, which was another affront to my senses:

“Fluoride helps teeth resist decay by strengthening the protective layer of tooth enamel, and can reverse newly formed cavities.”

What a crap basket! From what information I’ve read, the stuff causes bone density loss and osteoporosis. And since teeth are essentially bones…

More disturbing was the next statement that:

“Of the 50 largest cities in the United States 43 fluoridate their drinking water.”

Now… at the bottom of the page, still in the ‘About Fluoride’ section, were these two paragraphs:

“While exposure to fluoride can cause dental fluorosis, most cases in communities with optimally fluoridated water are very mild and characterized by barely visible white opaque spots on the teeth.”

“The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has not recognized claims that low-level fluoride exposure is linked to occurrences ——“

—– At that point the page was cut off! Was this an innocent mistake? I wonder. I’m guessing no. But it’s possible. I guess thinking that this was not deliberate would be called… hope.

I stood there for a moment, battling a flush of political correctness, not wanting to disturb the museum’s natural flow (pun intended). But lately, causing a scene has become my favorite pastime. I did a 180 and headed back towards the information desk. An official tour guide for the center was talking to a nice lady in her very late 50’s (maybe that’s being nice) who at one time, judging by her appearance and demeanor, must have been related to the peace and love movement. She was simply delighted at what the federally employed man was saying, and was listening intently. He (the tour guide) was a bit creepy, confident in a way that only the most ignorant and misinformed of people could be, and as unhealthy looking as most Americans appear to be these days.

I listened from across the desk patiently as he pointed to a map of California and explained how it all worked. He told the woman about water rationing and how only certain cities were actually metered, demonizing the bad people of these water suckling metropolis’. She smiled and chastised out loud that whole horrid Southern California populace, as if their use of water was less justified than hers, considering the equivalent source.

At one point, after a 5-minute history of metering in certain counties, she said intently, “I think everybody should be metered.” He smiled malevolently. It was like watching a salesman fish in a buyer, playing off of her insecurities and lack of knowledge. I just shook my head in disgust for most of the conversation, but respectfully refrained from interrupting.

The creepy guide went on… “Well, (pause for grin) soon all houses will have a meter which can be read digitally from the central station, and shut off if too much water is being used.”

At hearing this, her reply was just short of exuberance. “Oh, that’s just wonderful! There are so many wasteful people out there.”

Now, at this point I had to interrupt. I now understand what Alex Jones (infowars.com) means when he goes on one of his rants about people and how they love their tyranny, carbon taxes, and debt slavery. And also, I must give credit to Aldus Huxley for predicting many decades ago that people could eventually be made to love their servitude. She was truly exited to give up her rights. It all made sense to her in a simple way…

“Wait a minute,” I said in a slightly confrontational voice. “That’s tyranny! Surely you can’t want to be metered and taxed for your right to use water” She looked at me then, confused, possibly only noticing me for the first time. I looked at the tour guide then, and the smile slowly went away from the pushers face.

Silence…

I can really kill a room!

I asked them both if they had heard of the bill in congress that would give control of all water rights in the entire country to the Federal Government – (S. 787 – Clean Water Restoration Act). More blank stares and a cringe of hostility in the tour guide. I directed a short tirade of information towards the woman, who had a sudden look of something I couldn’t quite place, but which I guessed was the first time in a long time that she had thought for herself, outside the media box. It was an expression of the sudden responsibility of ones self, and of brief enlightenment that usually comes and goes quickly with these green, well intentioned, but ultimately brain-washed cult-environmentalist people.

By then, the salesman knew he was losing her, as if an invisible umbilical chord had been cut, and so I turned my attention to him.

“I’d like to ask a question about the Fluoridation of the water supply.” I said. He looked harshly at me, perhaps disturbed that one of the visitors to his place of worship should question the religion of water fluoridation treatment. But somehow, I don’t think I was the first to ask.

He said ‘ok’ in a regrettable way. The slave-lady was still listening, a confused look on her face. She probably thought I was a nut! I gave the brochure to her so she could follow along.

“Tell me this…” I said. “If fluoride is good for my teeth, why then is it put into the water supply to be swallowed and ingested? I mean, Fluoride is one of the most poisonous substances known to man. It’s in rat poison, and it’s the by-product of the aluminum industry. So why do we drink something that’s actually only supposed to be good for our teeth?”

His eyes visibly widened, and he paused a second before letting out a big guffaw. He laughed nervously and tried to regain his composure.

His response… “Well, everything is bad for you if you use too much of it.”

I eyed him with my bullshit meter, not knowing exactly where this was going. “Go on…” I invited.

“Look, if you drink too much water you can drown yourself. So you could say that water is bad for you just like fluoride—“

“What?” I interrupted, angered at his treating me like his usual dumbed down hive-minded idiots. “That’s the most ridiculous association I’ve ever heard! Fluoride was used in concentration camps to make prisoners compliant and calm. What does that have to do with moderation? Why are so many U.S. cities passing legislation against water fluoridation?

Why did most of Europe abolish the use of fluoride in their water supply?”

At this point, the wild-eyed green lady walked away with brochure in hand. She was not ready for this kind of antagonism towards her social religion. But I did hope that she was curious enough to at least look into the other side of the story, and not just trust that her government was doing what’s best for her and her family. She didn’t say thank you… or goodbye.

After about ten minutes of bantering with the tour guide, his sole defense being the fact that I could drink too much water and die (or anything else for that matter) and that science had proven the benefits of fluoride for teeth (guffaw), he was not quite able to grasp the fact that ingestion is quite different than application, and that the warnings on toothpaste tubes that say ‘DO NOT SWALLOW’ are there for a reason, and that no dentist in his right mind would drink even a quarter of a thimble full of pure fluoride.
I wrote down a movie title on a piece of paper. It was “The Fluoride Deception’, a very damning explanation of the fluoride industry and it’s damaging effects on everything it touches. I asked him to watch it some time. He said he’d think about it.

I asked him to watch it on the computer behind him. He refused, sighting work regulations and rules.

I suggested he watch it on his break, since it was only a half an hour long. He was visibly red in the face by then, and said something unintelligible about the restrictions with that computers bandwidth.

I asked him if he would actually watch it later, and he answered ‘If I have time’.

I smiled wryly, and asked him to promise me that he’d watch it later. He then got mad, and gave me excuses why he wouldn’t be able to watch it, none that were legitimate.

My final comments were that he couldn’t do his job correctly without knowing all of the information available, and that he was doing a disservice to his visitors by not looking into fluoride. Short of getting on my knees, I actually begged him to watch it. He made it clear then that we would never see eye to eye and that I should be on my way. Feeling suddenly unwelcome in this house of worship, I pleaded for him to watch it as I walked out the door and to my truck.

What a shill.

Interestingly though, during our banter he did give me a card with the person in charge of such things and asked me to send her the information. Of course when I asked if they would post it for people to read, he lied through his fluorosis stained teeth and gave me an unconvincing and pacifying ‘maybe’.

I sent her an email with the movie link and a few questions, but received no reply.

Some day, I hope to get back to Southern California and actually hand the center a stack of homemade brochures which state all of the facts about fluoride, where it comes from, and who actually approved it’s use for human consumption.

Perhaps I could call it: “Fluoride… More Than a Glance.

If you’d like to know more about fluoride and its effects on your body and mental health functions, click here and watch “The Fluoride Deception”.

Authors note: Most bottled water is bottled from public water sources, which are pre-fluoridated before these water companies ever get their hands on it. The filtration methods these companies use are not sufficient to get this toxin out of the water before it is bottled. Some even add fluoride after filtration for “health reasons”. Spring water is from about as fresh of a source as your toilet bowl – and you thought your dog had bad taste! Most of the bottled water brands were created or bought by big corporations, and labeled in a way to fool you into thinking they are independent companies. Many have been sued and lost, forcing them to label the true water source. Some end up in discount stores or the dollar stores and are there for a reason… buy these at your peril. Don’t be a sheep. Read the labels. Look at the source. Buy responsibly.

The following is a list of some of the more popular bottled water brands, and the mega-corporations who produce them:

Arrowhead – The Nestle’ Corporation

Poland Spring – The Nestle’ Corporation

Perrier
- The Nestlé Corporation.

San Pellegrino (Perrier’s competitor) – The Nestle’ Corporation

Calistoga – The Nestle’ Corporation

Crystal Gyser – The Nestle’ Corporation

Ice Mountain – The Nestle’ Corporation

Zephyr Hills – The Nestle’ Corporation

Ozarka – The Nestle’ Corporation

Pure Life/Pureza Vital – The Nestle’ Corporation

Deer Park – The Nestle’ Corporation

Aquapod - The Nestle’ Corporation

Nestle’ Brand – The Nestle’ Corporation

Dasani – The Coca-cola Company

Glacéau – The Coca-cola Company

Vitamin Water
– The Coca-cola Company

Smart Water
– The Coca-cola Company

Oasis – The Coca-cola Company

Ciel – The Coca-Cola Company

Aquafina – The PepsiCo Corporation

Propel – The PepsiCo Corporation

Evian (Naïve)
– The Danone Group – a large French multinational company.

Volvic – The Danone Group

Fiji – Stewart and Lynda Resnick aquired Fiji in 2004, pumping the “green” angle.

Ethos – Bought by Starbuck’s Coffee Corporation in 2005
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… So which one do you drink, my little sheep?

Are you feeling suckered yet… a victim of clever advertising perhaps?

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Clint Richardson (realitybloger.wordpress.com)
September 28, 2009

PROP 8: An Unwitting Loss Of Constitutional Rights For All Americans


I noticed something funny in Los Angeles this past Election Day. Quite a few people were holding up signs on the side of the road. “Yes” on this, “No” on that. They wore shirts that advertised their favorite candidate for president, though ironically some of their signs didn’t match the platform of their displayed candidates. They yelled political gibberish, trying to be heard over the roar of passing traffic. Unfortunately, this is a town where most people have their windows rolled up, their air conditioners on, and their I-Pods blaring, stoically gazing straight ahead as if in an unemotional trance.

Now don’t get me wrong… I am the first to applaud even the most uninformed and misguided citizens with the courage to get out in public and support something they believe in. It takes courage to stand up for anything, whether in support or dissent. In fact, I believe that if everyone in the country simply stood up at once, we’d have no more war. We’d have honest politicians with transparent budgets and policies and even fair accountable elections… But alas, this is America. We are free to be free of such trivial pursuits, and often take for granted the freedoms our forefathers fought for. And so it is that only a brave few see and recognize the downward spiral and corruption of our government and the unbelievably wealthy elite who pull its strings. Virtually unnoticed, these few patriots will continue to represent the unwitting masses against corporatism in its powerful yet seemingly insignificant grass roots struggle. For the rest of the sheep-like media worshiping masses: the unfortunate majority whose eyes are somehow shut, there will continue to be this docile group acceptance of propositions and laws which pass against all reason, and continue to strip away at our individual and group rights. The worse part is that we are doing it to ourselves.

However, I am here to talk to those afore mentioned brave few – the ones who hold up the signs, who hand out the flyers and pamphlets, and who bravely talk to people door to door. Again, I applaud your efforts and thank you for looking out for me and mine. I thank you for breaking out of the mold and peacefully representing those who aren’t strong enough to represent themselves.

But, I would like to offer some constructive criticism, if I may…

To those folks I saw holding up signs saying ‘Vote No On Prop 8’, I must say it is truly inspiring to see the citizenry picketing the general public. I’m sure many people noticed as they drove by that there was a person on the side of the road, holding up a sign that said ‘vote no on prop 8’… that is, if they took the time to read the sign.

The problem, as I see it, is that you are preaching to the choir. You are holding up a sign in the heart of West Hollywood… For Gay Marriage… In West Hollywood! If the irony here is lost on you, please let me explain. West Hollywood is as gay as gay gets. Most of its residents are in fact gay. If they aren’t, they are likely gay friendly. It would be difficult to live there and not in fact be gay or gay friendly. Gays do a lot of business in this town. Therefore, it is extremely supportive of gay rights. So, is the irony slowly coming clear here? While I thank you for your voluntary work, I would make a logic based estimation that for the most part, your efforts went either virtually unnoticed, since everyone was already supporting your cause in the area, or that you were looked at by passers through as one of those crazy gays out there in West Hollywood.

“What’s wrong with that?” you ask.

Well, nothing… if you don’t mind that your efforts were as fruitless (no pun intended) as could possibly be. You see, to support an unpopular cause or to dissent against the established norm is as honorable in my eyes as honorable can be, and again I want to make sure that you know I applaud your efforts. But to dissent inside of your own comfort zone (in this case an almost 100% gay and gay friendly town where only the people who already support your cause will see your efforts)… doesn’t that in fact no longer qualify as dissent, but rather seem a lot more like a loose type of conformity? A get-together? An afternoon tea?

Do I think it did any good?

Oh yes. It made you feel good. It made you feel like you were doing something. It makes you feel good to hold up a sign declaring your feelings and your views. It also made others in the same comfort zone feel good. They probably honked and waved while you giggled at their support. We all like to be around people who feel the same way that we do.

It’s the very foundation of a city like West Hollywood, to live within your “tribe”. It is the same reason there are African-American or Hispanic neighborhoods, family oriented neighborhoods, retirement communities, and gated communities. It is comforting and we have something in common between us; a cause that binds us together, be it for security or solidarity.

But then… for the most part, they were going to vote ‘NO’ anyway, don’t you think?

Now imagine if you were holding up that sign and handing out pamphlets to regular folks. You know… the ones you see walking around the Wall-Mart in Bakersfield; wild-eyed consumers who might not have realized that voting ‘yes’ on Prop 8 against gay rights was essentially a vote to take away everyone’s human rights, slowly chipping away at the Bill of Rights and the United States Constitution until nothing will be left but a corner display piece in some obscure post-United States, pre-North American Union museum. It wasn’t a vote against gay people. It wasn’t a vote to keep the sanctity of marriage intact. It wasn’t even a vote to protect the children, of whom the special interests used with such careless abandon in their smear campaigns, lying to the general public about how gay marriage will be taught and promoted in schools.

But it was a vote against freedom.

And how about the black community? Did you know that the voting demographic of black women voted overwhelmingly to pass this ballot initiative? I’ve heard numbers like 90% of all black women voters voted yes. To put this into perspective, one of the most discriminated against minority groups in history has almost completely voted yes to strip away the rights of another equally discriminated against minority group. One has to ask oneself who it was that convinced this small but significant minority to lash out at another small but significant minority.

One also must realize that many small minorities who come together equal one great and loud majority.

And so I have to ask… Where were the activists in Compton? Who held signs up in Thousand Oaks? In South Lake Tahoe? Banning? Placerville? These are the places where the vote was lost: a bunch of small, uninformed predominately white conservative, or minority cities that, in the end add up to a majority of voters. These minorities became the majority as they band and voted together. Get the picture?

This was a vote for malice. It was a vote against ourselves, as a supposedly free society. It is a precedent with unfathomable ramifications for the future of basic human rights, not just gay-marriage.

I don’t like lipstick, but I’m not at all interested in forcibly removing the option of wearing it from the women of California. I don’t believe in abortion, but I also don’t believe I should take that or any other right away from anyone else. You see, my belief system is my own. Is it better than yours? Well… Yes, to me. But I don’t think it is so great as to disqualify your system as invalid. And I find that my way gets even better as new ways of looking at things, influenced by the people around me with differing views and ideals come into my life.

So what in God’s name makes you – you who voted yes – you who have been discriminated against at some point in your life, you who live in a supposedly free country… what makes you believe that taking away anyone’s right to marry who they want and to get all the benefits that are afforded to you as a result of your “normal” heterosexual marriage is the moral and just thing to do?

The frightening thing is, I think I know the answer to this question…

And so on this final note, I am actually a bit confused. You see, though I am not a religious man (organized religion, anyway), I find myself asking a very intriguing theological question. I keep thinking about that old interpersonal inquiry which guides good Christians through the more difficult decisions in life. “What would Jesus do?” Or in this case, “How would Jesus vote”… on a subject hardly even mentioned in the New Testament. Since the vast majority of the funding involved to support this Proposition was donated by out-of-state religious organizations (Mormon and Christian not-for-profit God-corporations) I can only come to the conclusion that in the eyes of the righteous people who supported this proposition and voted yes… Jesus must have been a bigot, or at least the Son of One. At the very least he was just extremely misinformed. And now, I’m beginning to understand how much power a modern day false-prophet (the television) really has over its mindlessly obedient, believing masses. (Pun intended)

Clint Richardson (realitybloger.wordpress.com)
09/18/09

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