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This is another one of the posts that used to be at LPA.

Cross-posted from Loretta Nall‘s yahoo group.

Loretta, still curious why you are supporting Phillies rather than
Kubby? I think Kubby is so much more your type of candidate! Judge
for yourself….


Kubby Blog

Not that you owe me any explanations, but I’m not the only one
wondering!


George Phillies on Immigration:

“Borders – Americans who quote the Statue of Liberty’s message ‘Your
huddled masses yearning to breathe free’ should remember that it was
written when France, Germany and Russia were autocratic monarchies.
The huddled masses of Europe now breathe free. When Americans want
open borders, they will tell Congress to vote for open borders.
Until then, a Libertarian President who has sworn to protect and
defend the Constitution will protect and defend the laws on border
crossings. George Bush has created many enemies for America. Keeping
them from coming here to injure our children and grandchildren must
remain a top-priority issue for the foreseeable future. “

http://phillies2008.com/issues


Not only is this wrong, it sounds racist!

I’ve asked Prof. Phillies to explain this Eurocentric statement and
he has not responded, despite being a regular participant on a
couple of the discussion groups where I’ve posted the question.

Nor am I the only one who has noticed this.

If you keep working with Phillies, I hope you can help change his
position on this issue, or at the very least the embarassing way he
justifies it.

-p

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Cory Maye has lost his motion for a new trial. The opinion is half-assed and poorly argued. Reads like a guy who had already made up his mind, and didn’t want to be bothered with the damned facts. I can’t believe the same attentive judge I saw at the hearing last December cobbled the shabby thing together.

Via Rodney Balko: The Agitator

Also at Balko:

DWI Checkpoint Video

A 19-year-old in St. Louis videotaped his encounter at a DWI roadblock. The officer asked where he was coming from and where he was going and the guy — fully within his rights — answered that he’d rather not answer that question. The pull him out of the car. When he — again, fully within his rights — asks if he’s being detained, an officer replies, “You better stop runnin your mouth or the other officer will find a reason to lock you up tonight.” They then search his car without probable cause.

This is why it’s essential that private citizens be permitted to photography and videotape on-duty police officers. Video sharing services like YouTube and Google Video can go a long way toward cracking down on this kind of behavior.

Video here. Transcript here.

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DMV prank

via Bureaucrash

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What I’m proposing here is nothing short of the worldwide Vehicular Thomas Crowne Affair.

more:


Scrollin On Dubs

By way of Wendy McElroy

Also posted at

http://pauliecannoli.wordpress.com/2006/12/30/the-vehicular-thomas-crowne-affair-how-to-creatively-defeat-photo-radar/

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Some Libertarians, such as recent Connecticut Congressional Candidate Phil Maymin

http://mayminforcongress.com/index_old.htm

Support white house resident Dubai-ya’s “Great Wall with Mexico” boondoggle.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/6088084.stm

This is wrong for many reasons.

Some of my favorite principle-based arguments against this huge waste of stolen taxpayer money are at

http://radgeek.com/search?search=immigration

Especially

http://radgeek.com/gt/2004/03/22/freedom_is

and

http://catallarchy.net/blog/archives/2006/07/04/

rothbardians-cannot-consistently-support-increased-enforcement
-of-immigration-restrictions/

If those don’t convince you, what about the practical arguments?

Consider what the following had in common:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_wall_of_china

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Berlin_wall

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maginot_line

The answer of course is that they were all giant failures!

Those who don’t learn from history are doomed to repeat it.

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Lots of people say “you can’t say fire in a crowded theater” but fewer people know that this phrase comes from a 1919 court decision in which an antiwar protestor was jailed for handing out leaflets against the war.

By way of Wendy McElroy.

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via LP blog

Also posted at:

http://pauliecannoli.wordpress.com/2006/12/29/regime-workers/

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Thanks to Seth Cohn for saving these and mailing me an archive.

What’s Offensive in the Boortz FairTax Book
by Jim Cox

Beyond the proposal for the “FairTax” itself, the Neal Boortz/John Linder book has even more verbiage to offend libertarians than it does points we can cheer.

The following is a comprehensive recounting of the bad to be found in The FairTax Book:

http://www.lewrockwell.com/cox/cox8.html

UPDATE: Mark Thornton of the Mises Institute also posted these other articles at LPA activists yahoo group.

The Fair Tax Fraud – Mises Institute

There is No Such Thing as a Fair Tax – Mises Institute

Mises Economics Blog: The FairTax Rally

The Fraudulent Tax – Mises Institute

Mises Economics Blog: The Fair Tax Fraud

Mises Economics Blog: There is No Such Thing as a Fair Tax

Mises Economics Blog: Libertarians for a National Sales Tax?

Mises Economics Blog: Comment on The FairTax Rally

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Also posted at:

http://pauliecannoli.wordpress.com/2006/12/30/drunks-against-mad-mothers/

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For my last birthday I was offered jewellery or shotguns. I chose the guns.

- Elizabeth Hurley

from: http://www.samizdata.net/blog/

Also posted at:

http://pauliecannoli.wordpress.com/2006/12/29/functional-gift-giving/

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full text of article at

http://www.truthdig.com/report/item/20061226_robert_scheer_ike_was_right

The public, seeing through the tissue of Bush administration lies told to justify an invasion that never had anything to do with the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11 or weapons of mass destruction, now has begun a national questioning: Why are we still in Iraq? The answers posted most widely on the Internet by critics of the war suggest its continuation as a naked imperial grab for the world’s second-largest petroleum source, but that is wrong.

It’s not primarily about the oil; it’s much more about the military-industrial complex, the label employed by President Dwight D. Eisenhower 45 years ago when he warned of the dangers of “a permanent arms industry of vast proportions.”

The Cold War had provided the rationale for the first peacetime creation of a militarized economy. While the former general, Eisenhower, was well aware of the military threat posed by the Soviet Union, he chose in his farewell presidential address to the nation to warn that the war profiteers had an agenda of their own, one that was inimical to the survival of American democracy:

“In the councils of government, we must guard against the acquisition of unwarranted influence, whether sought or unsought, by the military-industrial complex. The potential for the disastrous rise of misplaced power exists and will persist.”

Ponder those words as you consider the predominant presence of former Halliburton CEO Dick Cheney in the councils of this White House, and how his old company has profiteered more than any other from the disaster that is Iraq. Despite having been found to have overcharged some $60 million to the U.S. military for fuel deliveries, the formerly bankrupt Halliburton subsidiary Kellogg, Brown and Root continues to receive hundreds of millions of dollars in lucrative contracts.

Also posted at:

http://pauliecannoli.wordpress.com/2006/12/29/robert-scheer-ike-was-right/

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Some people are passing this around as money, and every once in a while it actually works.

This is bad, because only government should pass around monopoly money.

Or something like that.

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full text of article at

http://www.truthdig.com/report/item/20061226_robert_scheer_ike_was_right

The public, seeing through the tissue of Bush administration lies told to justify an invasion that never had anything to do with the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11 or weapons of mass destruction, now has begun a national questioning: Why are we still in Iraq? The answers posted most widely on the Internet by critics of the war suggest its continuation as a naked imperial grab for the world’s second-largest petroleum source, but that is wrong.

It’s not primarily about the oil; it’s much more about the military-industrial complex, the label employed by President Dwight D. Eisenhower 45 years ago when he warned of the dangers of “a permanent arms industry of vast proportions.”

The Cold War had provided the rationale for the first peacetime creation of a militarized economy. While the former general, Eisenhower, was well aware of the military threat posed by the Soviet Union, he chose in his farewell presidential address to the nation to warn that the war profiteers had an agenda of their own, one that was inimical to the survival of American democracy:

“In the councils of government, we must guard against the acquisition of unwarranted influence, whether sought or unsought, by the military-industrial complex. The potential for the disastrous rise of misplaced power exists and will persist.”

Ponder those words as you consider the predominant presence of former Halliburton CEO Dick Cheney in the councils of this White House, and how his old company has profiteered more than any other from the disaster that is Iraq. Despite having been found to have overcharged some $60 million to the U.S. military for fuel deliveries, the formerly bankrupt Halliburton subsidiary Kellogg, Brown and Root continues to receive hundreds of millions of dollars in lucrative contracts.

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By way of Claire Wolfe

http://www.clairewolfe.com/blog.html

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by Sheldon Richman, December 5, 2006

Large-scale terrorism and the spread of nuclear weapons have exposed the sham of government protection.

Article continues at:

http://c4ss.org/content/22

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http://lastfreevoice.wordpress.com/2006/12/28/tried-to-post-this-as-a-comment-no-dice/

Which was a followup to

http://lastfreevoice.wordpress.com/2006/12/28/wtf-is-our-ex-vp-candidate-doing/

Also trying to decide the best approach on this issue…

http://lastfreevoice.wordpress.com/2006/12/28/post-settings/

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Post Settings

I think maybe the settings here should be changed so that longer posts are not on the front page in their entirety.

Kinda like at HoT, you could make a long post like I just did, but only the beginning of it would be on the front page?

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So let’s try this instead.

http://lastfreevoice.wordpress.com/2006/12/28/wtf-is-our-ex-vp-candidate-doing/

Here’s further illustration of the differences between Kochtopus-style faux-libertarians and real libertarians, as also explained by Anthony Gregory at

http://www.lewrockwell.com/gregory/gregory127.html

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posted by Loretta Nall at
http://nallforgovernor.blogspot.com/2006/12/hold-up-before-you-buy-never-get.html

Hold up before you buy ‘Never Get Busted’

Some new information is coming to light in the uproar over Barry Cooper’s Never Get Busted video and website.

From all indications it appears Mr. Cooper was never granted permission from LEAP or NORML to use their names in connection with his video.

There is a HUGE discussion going on in the drug policy reform community about all of this. It seems pretty evenly divided to me with half saying it has the potential to be a wonderful thing, if it is legit, and the other half saying that this guy has no right to profit from information that the public has already paid for. They also say that if he wanted to atone for his sins as a narc he would give the info away for free.

I, on the other hand, know first hand how difficult it is to be an activist and find funding for this work. If this guy is now on our side and is making this information available, and it is real information that could keep people out of jail (even if we have to pay for it) then it is a good thing.

A few things that bother me though. (more…)

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From 2003.
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The “Constitution Party” has the ideas you seek from the LP. They
support a “theocracy” and stopping immigration, and are conservative.
They are not nearly as successful as the LP. What the LP needs to do
to be succesful is to stop trying to appeal to disaffected
Republicans, which is a losing strategy. Republican leaning voters
tend to be older and wealthier, and thus less likely to change voting
patterns, having time and money invested in preserving the statist quo.
Even if and when they do [change affiliation], they are more likely to die (and
thus stop voting at all) soon.

Where the LP has an opening is by competing against the Democrats,
Greens and apathy/non-voting (granted, some non-voting is based on
legitimate anarchist principles, but most is simply apathy) for the
youth and immigrant vote, which is less likely to be firmly tied to a
political party or ideology.

The way to do this is by emphasizing the pro-civil liberties and
antiwar (pro-peace) aspects of the LP platform, on such issues as
opening the borders, stoping the “war on terrorism” and other abuses
of civil liberties, ending the drug war, promoting religious and
sexual freedom, defending free expression in controversial cases such
as pornography and sedition, and defunding the military-industrial
complex and corporate welfare. (more…)

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pro-war counterprotestor

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WASHINGTON DC USSA

For Immediate Release -

After the success of bringing freedom and democracy to Afghanistan and Iraq, Our Glorious Leader has set his sights on bringing liberation to the long suffering people of another tyrannical enemy regime: France.

“France was the home of Ayatollah Khomeini,” administration spokesman Aanton Snauer noted, “and is beleived by our intelligence operatives to be the present hiding place of Mullah Omar and Osama Bin Ladin, along with millions of other suspected Islamo-fascists. They have long been aiding Islamic terrorism throught the world, and are believed to have weapons of mass destruction. Recently, alert FBI agents foiled a plot by the dastardly French to set fire to the Capitol building.” (more…)

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http://pauliecannoli.files.wordpress.com/2006/12/kubbybrochure120506.pdf

Testing. If this works it should be the new Kubby trifold brochure.

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Testing. If this works it should be the new Kubby trifold brochure.

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cartoon test

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For context see

http://thirdpartywatch.com/2006/12/24/merry-christmas-2/

OK, I can see a case for the Armadillos.

I’ll have to kill one soon so that I don’t allow this nagging sense of sympathy to make me weak in the new year.

As for the city inspectors, well, it’s like Jo Dee Messina says in My Give A Damn’s Busted

http://www.lyricsfreak.com/j/jo+dee+messina/my+give+a+damns+busted_10150338.html

I really wanna care
I wanna feel something
Let me dig a little deeper
No, sorry, nothing
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Now, as for the Tulapoki holiday, we will not allow your Eurocentric culture to marginalize our beliefs and defang us, like some sad looking natives performing in a traveling carnival for the amusement of the booboise, or left to sell trinkets by the side of the road and sniff glue.

We will break our chains like King Kong, sacrifice armadillos and city inspectors in the traditional way, much as our ancestors have done since way back in the 1980s, and we will do our funky fire dance. (more…)

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You can use a Google English-to-English translation to route around proxy servers, fooling them into thinking you’re looking at a Google web page rather than the banned URL you’re actually surfing.

Now, you can just hope they are not monitoring your keyboard strokes, taking video of your monitor, or monitoring your cubicle on hidden camera…

http://futurafish.com/blog/?p=54

By way of

to herd or not to herd

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Via volokh:

Today the war in Iraq passed a very sad milestone: the number of U.S. troops killed in Iraq has now exceeded the number of persons killed in the 9/11 attacks. The number believed to have been killed in the 9/11 attacks is 2,973 (not including the 19 hijackers). The deaths of seven Americans announced today brings the U.S. military deaths in Iraq since 2003 to 2,978, five more than the number killed in the 9/11 attacks.

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Cartoon test

cartoon test

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Good stuff, as usual.

1. Left, Right, Moderate and Radical

2. Will the Democrats Save Our Civil Liberties?

Lots more here:

http://www.anthonygregory.com/

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A few days ago Michelle posted an article about the “Never Get Busted Again” Video

http://lastfreevoice.wordpress.com/2006/12/22/former-narc-to-market-video-titled-never-get-busted-again/

This video is now out.

Get your copy here:

http://www.nevergetbusted.com/

Commentary by Loretta Nall is here:

http://nallforgovernor.blogspot.com/2006/12/never-get-busted-is-here.html

Other good videos, books, and other materials along similar lines are at:

Flex Your Rights.

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— In GroundUpLibs@yahoogroups.com, “davidt”
Paulie Cannoli writes:

He asks it of everyone who visits his website.

Wrong! He also sent a post to Ca-Liberty list announcing his poll.
I only visited his website for the purpose
of voting against Barr.

Otherwise, I wouldn’t visit Cohen’s website if my life depended on

Paul) What was wrong? Does him sending a message to the California
list mean it’s not an open question on his website? Is there some kind
of contradiction there? Or do you just get a kick out of saying
“Wrong!” like you’re correcting someone, even if you’re not?

Example:

Someone else: “There’s a post at

http://pauliecannoli.wordpress.com/

entitled “What fools these mortals be”

You: “WRONG!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

That post is *also* at

http://lastfreevoice.wordpress.com/

It’s one of those self-selection polls. You can go to a computer
lab at a college and vote from every terminal.

I wouldn’t know about that; but you seem to be an expert on the
subject.

Paul) It’s pretty easy, and does not require much in the way of
expertise.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Statistical_literacy

“Statistical literacy is a term used to describe an individual’s
ability to understand statistics. Statistical literacy is considered
by many to be necessary for citizens to understand material presented
in publications such as newspapers, television and the internet.
Numeracy is a prerequiste to being statistically literate……..

[...]

Results of opinion polling are often cited by news organizations, but
the quality of such polls varies considerably. Some understanding of
the statistical technique of sampling is necessary in order to be able
to correctly interpret polling results. Sample sizes may be too small
to draw meaningful conclusions, and samples may be biased.”

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Biased_sample

“A biased sample is one that is falsely taken to be typical of a
population from which it is drawn. Someone saying “Everyone liked that
movie!” might not mention that the “everyone” was them and three of
their friends, or a group of the star’s fans.

Online and call-in polls are particularly at risk of this error,
because the respondents are self-selected. At best, this means the
people who care most about an issue will answer; at worst, people
listening to a particular radio host, or on a political mailing list,
flood the poll.”

Congratulations, you are now a certified expert!

Also, a lot of libertarians are sitting in front of computers
all the time anyway, and voting in internet polls does not require them
to get out of their chair, and it feels like they’ve done something, even
though it isn’t actually true.

L.O.L. That’s a hell of a statement coming from someone named
after a fried pasta filled with sugar, cream and soft cheese.

Paul) Do you actually have a quibble with the accuracy of my statement
above? What it be more or less true if someone else said it?

If the statement above is not accurate, in what way is it wrong?

As for Barr, I think we should give him a chance to prove
himself.

I’m all for that, but he ain’t the bosses son. He should start at
ground level and work his way up, like everyone else,
except the boot lickers at the LNC.

Paul) I guess they thought that past experience in a high level
management position would be valuable on the board. Of course, you can
say it was a history of mismanagement, but then that should be
excellent training for the LNC.

He says he is a libertarian now. Let’s see if he means it. Maybe
he’s had a sincere change of heart, maybe it’s still a work in progress?
If we want him to keep moving in the right direction, taking a
strident tone may not be the way to go.

MAYBE, you should wake up and smell the coffee, or whatever it is
that I smell.

Paul) I am fully awake. If you smell something, you might need a
change of diaper.

Barr is already on the LNC. Voting in an internet poll will not
change that.

Don’t be so sure, Benito.

Paul) I’m sorry, who’s Benito? Are you hearing voices in your head?

It won’t be any more meaningless than voting in a General Election.
The anti- Barr vote is only 20% [so-far], but thats a lot more than
most Libertarian candidates have received. It would, at minimum, let
the “royal pretenders” know that the masses are not deaf, blind or
stupid, as some of their defenders are.

Paul) OK, I guess your logic is overwhelming. Receiving 20% in a
self-selecting sample poll on Bruce Cohen’s website is certainly an
issue worth talking about. Let’s issue a press release.

By the way, have you been able to find Alabama and Mississippi on
the map, yet?

David Terry

Paul) Don’t need to. I’m already in Alabama, and Mississippi is an
hour away.

Now that we have that covered, do you have any other fascinating
internet polls we can vote in?

I’m sure if we all vote in 50 internet polls a day and ask everyone we
know to vote in them too we can achieve liberty in our lifetime.

Maybe we can have an internet poll about which internet polls are the
most important?

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Allen Hacker is the topic of a Free State Project Forum thread:

http://forum.freestateproject.org/index.php?topic=12953.0

Apparently, some of the “Free (of Libertarians on the ballot in 2004 or 2006) State” geniuses want to bring in Allen to run their campaigns.

What Dumbasses!

The Galactic Emperor is, apparently, the hot new consultant for libertarian candidates.

The flies are still buzzing around the fresh carcass of a 4.3% showing, massive debt, and half baked excuses.

I guess some people never learn.

After all, as George Squyres explains, No one is going to say Allen Hacker is not a damned competent campaign manager.

Why not, you may ask?

Well…..where better to get the answer than the horse’s ass, er, mouth?

“Face it. You guys have taken a wrong turn, and I’m your mentor toward getting back on track. I know you don’t like it, but you appointed me and I am trilled at the prospect of helping you find your way, one way or another.”
-A. Allen Hacker

It’s snowing on the moon of Jupiter, I mean, New Hampshire.

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Scumbag Arpaio

from: Liberty Crusader

He sounds like a real asshole. It’s a shame that he has to treat human beings that way, given the fact that over half, if not two thirds, of inmates in prison (sic) are really only innocent political prisoners (sent there due to the government’s insane drug prohibition policies, for one major example). I’d like to release all those who aren’t in jail for real crimes and replace them with those of the political elite ruling class, such as presidents, legislators, judges, cops, bureaucrats. THEN this sheriff can go on and proceed to mistreat all he wants! (except that I’d probably want to turn the tables and put HIM inside too!) – Gary

—–Original Message—–
From: markleyva1959

Subject: This Guy gives New Meaning to “Hard Time”
Date: Thu, 30 Nov 2006 15:20:47 -0800 (Pacific Standard Time)

If all our prisons and jails was run like this one, we would have less
inmates. Crime would be at an all time low.

Carleton

This guy must have to wear a bulletproof vest to bed at night!!!

FOR THOSE OF YOU NOT FAMILIAR WITH JOE ARPAIO,

HE IS THE MARICOPA ARIZONA COUNTY SHERIFF

AND HE KEEPS GETTING ELECTED OVER AND OVER.

These are some of the reasons why:

Sheriff Joe Arpaio (in Maricopa County, Arizona) created the
“tent city jail”

He has jail meals down to 40 cents a serving and charges the
Inmates for them.

He stopped smoking and porno magazines in the jails.

He took away their weights and cut off all but “G” movies.

He started chain gangs so the inmates could do free work on
County and city projects.

Then he started chain gangs for women so he wouldn’t get
Sued for discrimination.

He took away cable TV until he found out there was a federal
Court order that required cable TV for jails. So he hooked
Up the cable TV again but only let in the Disney channel
And the weather channel.

When asked why the weather channel he replied, “So they’ll
Know how hot it’s gonna be while they’re working on my
Chain gangs.”

He cut off coffee since it has zero nutritional value and when the
Inmates complained, he told them, “This isn’t the Ritz-Carlton.
If you don’t like it, don’t come back.”

He bought Newt Gingrich’s lecture series on videotape that he pipes
Into the jails. When asked by a reporter if he had any lecture
Series by a Democrat, he replied that a democratic lecture
Series might explain why a lot of the inmates were in his jails
In the first place.

More on the Arizona Sheriff:

With temperatures being even hotter than usual in Phoenix (116
Degrees just set a new record), the Associated Press reports:

About 2,000 inmates living in a barbed-wire-surrounded tent
Encampment at the Maricopa County Jail have been given
Permission to strip down to their government-issued pink boxer
Shorts. On Wednesday, hundreds of men wearing boxers were
Either curled up on their bunk beds or chatted in the tents. The
Inside temperature of these tents reached 138 degrees the
Week before. Many were also swathed in wet, pink towels as
Sweat collected on their chests and dripped down to their pink socks.

“It feels like we are in a furnace,” said James Zanzot, an inmate
Who has lived in the tents for 1 year so far. “It’s inhumane.”

Joe Arpaio, the tough-guy sheriff who created the tent city and
Long ago started making his prisoners wear pink, and eat bologna
Sandwiches, is not one bit sympathetic. He said Wednesday that
He told the inmates: “It’s 120 degrees in Iraq and our soldiers are
Living in tents too and they have to wear full battle gear, but they didn’t
Commit any crimes, so shut your damned mouths!”

Way to go, Sheriff! Maybe if all prisons were like this one there
Might well be a lot less crime and/or repeat offenders. Criminals
Should be punished for their crimes… Not live in luxury until it’s time
For their parole, only to go out and commit another crime so they can
Get back in to live on taxpayers money and enjoy things taxpayers
Can’t afford to have for themselves.

Sheriff Joe was just reelected Sheriff in Maricopa County, Arizona.

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Tearism

A SURE WAY TO END TERRORISM

Editor — It’s time to get serious about terrorism. Here’s a simple plan:

First, identify terrorist suspects. And please dispense with legal technicalities that protect the guilty, like “proof beyond reasonable doubt” and “unanimous verdict of the jury.” Civil liberties are a peacetime luxury. Am I the only one who remembers Congress declaring war?

And forget secret military tribunals: they’re irrelevant, time-consuming; a complete waste of taxpayer money. If our government suspects someone, it’s good enough for me. “Due process of law” is code for terrorist sympathizer.

Second, identify the suspects’ relatives.

Third, find those relatives and bulldoze their houses into rubble. When they resist, shoot them.
Civil-liberties fanatics complain that two wrongs don’t make a right. Attacking innocent people is unjust? Maybe so-called “innocent victims” should think twice before getting related to terrorist suspects!

Here’s the beauty of the plan: It’s already working. Israel has been doing it for years. It must be successful. When’s the last time you heard of terrorism in Israel?

I rest my case.

MARK READ PICKENS
San Francisco

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