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Vermont legislature, text of HCR 6 is pungently opposed to legal framework and specific federal laws expanding executive powers under color of national security and community service acts.

I. Establishing martial law or a state of emergency within one of the States comprising the United States of America without the consent of the legislature of that State.
II. Requiring involuntary servitude, or governmental service other than a draft during a declared war, or pursuant to, or as an alternative to, incarceration after due process of law.
III. Requiring involuntary servitude or governmental service of persons under the age of 18 other than pursuant to, or as an alternative to, incarceration after due process of law.
IV. Surrendering any power delegated or not delegated to any corporation or foreign government.
V. Any act regarding religion; further limitations on freedom of political speech; or further limitations on freedom of the press.
VI. Further infringements on the right to keep and bear arms including prohibitions of type or quantity of arms or ammunition;

BTW, Prayer Breakfast Remarks | Time magazine | 6 Feb 2009

WTF? | Telegraph | 6 Feb 2009

The Daily Telegraph has learned that the 85-year-old former US secretary of state met President Dmitry Medvedev for secret negotiations in December. According to Western diplomats, during two days of talks the octogenarian courted Russian officials to win their support for Mr Obama's initiative, which could see Russia and the United States each slashing their nuclear warheads to 1,000 warheads.

The decision to send Mr Kissinger to Moscow, taken by Mr Obama when he was still president-elect [?!], is part of a plan to overcome probable Republican objections in Congress.

Mr Kissinger is believed to have won a verbal rather than written undertaking for the deal. Tom Graham, a senior associate at Kissinger Associates and a former member of the national security council in the White House, on Thursday confirmed that Mr Kissinger had met Mr Medvedev but denied that any negotiations had taken place and said he had not met with Mr Putin.

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.
by Cat on Fri Feb 6th, 2009 at 09:02:54 AM EST
Also another reason the Prayer Breakfast convocation and tribute to the faith of the peoples of Seattle so tragic is this.

HJM 4009 - 2009-10, "Claiming state sovereignty under the Tenth Amendment"

WHEREAS, The scope of power defined by the Tenth Amendment means that the federal government was created by the states specifically to be limited in its powers relative to those of the various states; and

WHEREAS, Today, in 2009, the states are demonstrably treated as agents of the federal government; ...

(2) That this serve as a Notice and Demand to the federal government to maintain the balance of powerw where the Constitution of the United States established it and to cease and desist, effective immediately, any and all mandates that are beyond the scope of its constitutionally delegated powers.

Clearly there are various malcontents seated in the several states' legislatures who are enured to enumerated powers of the Congress.

Article 1, sec. 8 : "To provide for calling forth the militia to execute the laws of the union, suppress insurrections and repel invasions; To provide for organizing, arming, and disciplining, the militia, and for governing such part of them as may be employed in the service of the United States, reserving to the states respectively, the appointment of the officers, and the authority of training the militia according to the discipline prescribed by Congress;"

The resolution is so spirited, so "righteous." Pretty funny how faith elides purpose.

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.

by Cat on Fri Feb 6th, 2009 at 09:53:47 AM EST
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I most want sociopathic idiots to not erase my life in "the golden years" and not screw up my kids lives.  Any "movement" which is counter to the US Federal "government" is my friend.  The enemy of my enemy is my friend.  Now that the globalists own Barky the choice is clear.
by Lasthorseman on Fri Feb 6th, 2009 at 06:59:13 PM EST
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A Seattle tradition | Obama | 5 Feb 2009

It's a tradition that I'm told actually began many years ago in the city of Seattle.  It was the height of the Great Depression, and most people found themselves out of work.  Many fell into poverty.  Some lost everything.

The leaders of the community did all that they could for those who were suffering in their midst.  And then they decided to do something more:  they prayed.  It didn't matter what party or religious affiliation to which they belonged.  They simply gathered one morning as brothers and sisters to share a meal and talk with God.

These breakfasts soon sprouted up throughout Seattle, and quickly spread to cities and towns across America, eventually making their way to Washington.  A short time after President Eisenhower asked a group of Senators if he could join their prayer breakfast, it became a national event.

A MIC Tradition | Harper's | 2003

Ivanwald, which sits at the end of Twenty-fourth Street North in Arlington, Virginia, is known only to its residents and to the members and friends of the organization that sponsors it, a group of believers who refer to themselves as "the Family." The Family is, in its own words, an "invisible" association, though its membership has always consisted mostly of public men. Senators Don Nickles (R., Okla.), Charles Grassley (R., Iowa), Pete Domenici (R., N.Mex.), John Ensign (R., Nev.), James Inhofe (R., Okla.), Bill Nelson (D., Fla.), and Conrad Burns (R., Mont.) are referred to as "members," as are Representatives Jim DeMint (R., S.C.), Frank Wolf (R., Va.), Joseph Pitts (R., Pa.), Zach Wamp (R., Tenn.), and Bart Stupak (D., Mich.). Regular prayer groups have met in the Pentagon and at the Department of Defense, and the Family has traditionally fostered strong ties with businessmen in the oil and aerospace industries. The Family maintains a closely guarded database of its associates, but it issues no cards, collects no official dues. Members are asked not to speak about the group or its activities. ...

The Family's only publicized gathering is the National Prayer Breakfast, which it established in 1953 and which, with congressional sponsorship, it continues to organize every February in Washington, D.C. Each year 3,000 dignitaries, representing scores of nations, pay $425 each to attend."

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.
by Cat on Fri Feb 6th, 2009 at 12:36:41 PM EST
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one of Satan's highest minions.  Mr. Putin knows well meeting with Kissinger would be a huge waste of time.
by Lasthorseman on Fri Feb 6th, 2009 at 07:01:35 PM EST
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