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Tolls and Taxes

Posted Friday, May 6, 2011, at 7:05 AM

Are the high gas prices taking a toll on your bank account? With gas prices near $4.00 per gallon traveling anywhere is getting more costly. President Obama knows this and has a plan to help, sort of, except it is not going to help you and me. A draft of a bill called "Transportation Opportunities Act" was released from the Obama administration last week. As I asked before are the gas prices taking a "toll" on your bank account? Well how about if there were more toll roads and bridges? The bill proposes providing state and local governments more flexibility to impose tolls on "interstate and non-interstate facilities". While the tolls may not affect you and me that much, since they are more targeted for higher population metropolitan areas, a mileage based excise tax will. The bill would establish a Surface Transportation Revenue Alternatives Office which will study the feasibility of implementing a "national mileage based user system." In other words every mile you drive you will pay a tax on. Something else in the bill I found interesting was the fact they want to "update the term "Interstate System" to "National Highway System." Our great government, always working on the important things that matter the most!


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I don't hear anything from Blessed Assurance, so may his church did get Raptured up into the clouds. I haven't heard of any people being missing yet.

Blessed Assurance said the world wouldn't be able to see him come, only the believers would see him, but the bible says every eye shall see him.

Revelation 1:7 Behold, he cometh with clouds; and every eye shall see him, and they also which pierced him: and all kindreds of the earth shall wail because of him. Even so, Amen.

Now I ask you, how is Congress going to tax the miles they travel in the Rapture? Those who are in the Rapture will be cheating the Government out of the mileage tax if they don't come back and pay it.

Oh yeah, that's right, I forgot. We have a right to travel, just can't drive nor do business while we travel. Those in the Rapture would be exempt from the "Transportation Opportunities Act" and would not have to pay the Surface Transportation Revenue Alternatives Office anything.

Congress has been told to stop spending. We have to shrink the Federal Government if we are going to shrink the deficit, but as usual, the Congress wants to expand the Government even more by adding a Surface Transportation Revenue Alternatives Office. There goes another Billion Dollars per month maintaining that agency and supplying it with thousand Dollar Tools.

Any fool can see it would cost the People more Taxpayer money to organize and run such an agency than it will bring it. To be feasible it would have to bring in enough money to cover the Road Tax for building and maintaining roads and bridges and at the same time support the Surface Transportation Revenue Alternatives Office and all its branch offices around the country, pay the salaries of all those extra government employees, fund the Banquets, Dinners and Expense Accounts of the Elected Officers and Officials.

Now when you take in all the parameters, they would have to come up with one hell of a high Price Tag for a mileage based excise tax... just to pay for itself without the road tax or a "national mileage based user system" to record the mileage and calculate the tax.

What does the Federal get and what do the States get and who is exempt and when would the "supply and demand" rates kick in, and who would pay for faulty meters.

What would the fine or imprisonment be for tampering with your speedometer (or whatever is used to register mileage) and could a person be fined if his/her speedometer cable broke and went unnoticed for hundreds of miles.

Oh my! I need to stop making it so hard on the government to impose unconstitutional taxes on the people.

-- Posted by Unique-Lies on Mon, May 23, 2011, at 11:11 AM

Hey, Thanks for the michaelbell blog. I thought it was unviewable now.

I wished he would come back on. We could get into some heavy comments. That is what we need now. A way to come together before the Shariah Religion tries to take over.

No, I just keep it all in my head along with all those supreme court decisions. I don't think many people even read my comments, so a book would be out of the question.

-- Posted by Unique-Lies on Sat, May 21, 2011, at 11:52 AM

Unique-Lies, That is just too much for me to think about this morning. Do you miss the old blogs, like this one: http://www.t-g.com/blogs/michaelbell/ent... I guess you have written a long book or two by now.

-- Posted by memyselfi on Sat, May 21, 2011, at 6:46 AM

Well, the time has come for me to say GOOD BYE!

That is... GOOD BYE to all the Christians who are going to be Raptured up Saturday. Have a nice trip and don't get lost in the clouds Blessed Assurance, Liveforlight and other Christians who have been waiting for the Rapture to begin.

I have been called a Doomsday Preacher, but I have to tell everyone... It ain't gonna happen Saturday.

We have to welcome the man of perdition in first. Then we will have the Trials and Tribulations of the Shariah Muslims and the Blasphemy law.

Obama is hosting the coming of the Shariah Muslims into our country, but little does he know he will more than likely be the first to be found guilty of the Blasphemy Law, because he has said he was a Muslim and now he says he is a Christian.

Muslims won't allow any Muslim to change to a Christian. That is a violation of their Blasphemy Law. Oh well, So long Obama also.

During the Trials and Tribulation period there will be torture and suffering and relocations just like the Jews went through years ago

Without getting into all that stuff again, I just want everyone to know nothing will happen out of the ordinary Saturday. You won't be seeing a lot of people standing up and taking off their clothes and stacking them on a chair or bed or floor or street before DISAPPEARING into the Clouds.

Also on Saturday there won't be a Judgment Day. Judgment Day comes a thousand years or more from now.

So for now, the Apocalypse must continue onward.

It seems that the eBibleFellowship.com has made a few mistakes in calculating the time between today and the day God created Adam.and Eve.

http://www.ebiblefellowship.com/outreach...

They use the theory that 1,000 years are as 1 day and 1 day is like 1,000 years. Thereby adding thousands of years in there that are just not there.

Also they calculate that Saturday would be 7,000 years or the 7th day. However using their calculations, 7,000 years would actually be the end of 7,000 years or the 7th day, not the beginning of the 7th day.

The Rapture begins before the 7,000 years begin or the 7th day begins because God says he has cut short the time for his saints.. So if Saturday was the, let's say for the record, the beginning of the 7th day, the Rapture would have to happen on Friday or anytime before Saturday, if his return is cut short.

It's just not going to happen Saturday. If their calculation were correct Christ would have to return Friday before midnight tonight.

Anyway, I will say goodbye to the believers of the Rapture on their make believe journey.

-- Posted by Unique-Lies on Fri, May 20, 2011, at 5:32 PM

Now if you want to get technical about the right to travel on Highways we have to consider a few options. we must first define the terms used in connection with this point of law.

As will be shown, many terms used today do not, in their legal context, mean what we assume they mean, thus resulting in the misapplication of statutes in the instant case. This is how we get found guilty in court.

1."The word `automobile' connotes a pleasure vehicle designed for the transportation of persons on highways."

2. "A motor vehicle or automobile for hire is a motor vehicle, other than an automobile stage, used for the transportation of persons for which remuneration is received."

(The distinction is made very clear in Title 18 USC 31).

3. "Travel -- To journey or to pass through or over; as a country district, road, etc. To go from one place to another, whether on foot, or horseback, or in any conveyance as a train, an automobile, carriage, ship, or aircraft; Make a journey."

4. "Traveler -- One who passes from place to place, whether for pleasure, instruction, business, or health."

The term "driver" in contradistinction to "traveler," is defined as:

5. "Driver -- One employed in conducting a coach, carriage, wagon, or other vehicle ..."

6. Operator -- The `operator' of the service car being the person who is licensed to have the car on the streets in the business of carrying passengers for hire, while the `driver' is the one who actually drives the car.

7. "Traffic -- Commerce, trade, sale or exchange of merchandise, bills, money, or the like. The passing of goods and commodities from one person to another for an equivalent in goods or money ..."

8. License -- "a permit, granted by an appropriate governmental body, generally for consideration, to a person, firm, or corporation, to pursue some occupation or to carry on some business which is subject to regulation under the police power."

So now you may get the jest.

1. A motor vehicle or automobile for hire is doing business on the road and requires a license making it a privilege.

2. If you Travel or a Traveler -- You are not doing business on a road and don't need a license.

3. A Driver is employed to do business on the road and need a license. (Taxi, Bus, etc.)

4. An Operator is the person who is licensed to have the car on the streets in the business of carrying passengers for hire

5. Traffic is doing business on the highway and a license is required.

6. A License -- to pursue some occupation or to carry on some business which is subject to regulation under the police power."

There you have it. Folks, don't try this at home.

You have a right to Travel as long as you are not making money to do it and you do NOT have a Drivers License and traveling in an private automobile for pleasure and not to do business on the highway.

The License is a Privilege TAX and takes your right to Travel away.

See just how complicated the laws are so the Department of Justice can ignore your rights. And everyone thought the Government would protect them from the enemy instead of becoming the enemy.

-- Posted by Unique-Lies on Fri, May 20, 2011, at 1:00 PM

memyselfi,

Let me start over. We are Taxed for everything, But did you know...

Income tax is a Federal tax and applies to Federal citizens and Federal territories and MUST be apportioned according to the census to be legal.

The Sales tax can only be laid on items that are consumed. That would be food, medicine, gas and oil, etc, but is not allowed on a hammer or a new car, let alone every time the same car is resold. Those things are property because you purchase them to own them making that sales tax a Direct Tax on Property. Highly illegal and unconstitutional Tax.

The Sales tax is also an Excise Tax and can also be applied to a privilege or benefit given to someone. A Business get the Privilege of doing business as an Artificial Entity. That is a Benefit or Privilege which can be taxed.

Let's take smoking for an example. Look at all the times they raised the taxes on cigarettes until they are almost $5 a pack now. A smoker is Taxed when he/she buys a pack of consumable cigarettes but what Benefit or Privilege does that smoker get for the Indirect Excise tax? He/she doesn't. The Non-smokers get the benefit of not having to smell smoke in gov and public buildings, and restrurants. In lite of the Law, it is the non smoker who should be paying the tax for the no-smoking Benefits, not the smokers. What Benefits or Privileges do they get?

We see that the Government will TAX everyone for any thing they want to and the people just pay it.

The Tax system was set up to be paid by the businesses and Big Corporations. We are just now seeing reports on the kind on Income these Big Corporation get each Quarter and they don't pay any taxes.

If the Government would go back to Taxing these Multi-Billion Dollar per year Corporations, the Government and States would have their Tax money to fund and repair roads, bridges, welfare, Medicare, Medicaid and other programs without any further taxation.

That paragraph contained you answer to who should pay the taxes for everything.

Now to be fair about traveling, we must pay the cost to fly or the cost of a ticket or the price for a truck, but we should not have to pay the sales tax on the truck which is PROPERTY and not pay any tax on the tickets or fare. The cost of tickets and fares would be a legitimate price for a service since they are providing the mode Transportation. As a business of transporting people, they would be charged a tax for the Privilege of doing business, paying the taxes needed to help run the country.

Gasoline is consumed so there could be a Sales Tax on Gasoline but road taxes etc. would be unconstitutional and frankly not needed if they taxed the Corporations like they are suppose to.

GM could Sale you a truck but the Constitution doesn't guarantee you free vehicles, only free passage. Actually the Government doesn't have any business even stopping you to check your ID unless it has a Warrant for your Arrest. People wanted to be PROTECTED by the Government, so we got ourselves a POLICE STATE, including Sheriff, City Police, Highway Patrol, Border Patrol, TBI, FBI, FEMA, Armed IRS AGENTS, Secret Service, Martial Law and list goes on. So now that we gave up our right to protect ourselves, we have to obey the Police State.

The wording of the U.S. Constitution doesn't say anything about the right to Travel per se, but if you look at the 9th Amendment you will see that "The enumeration in the Constitution, of certain rights, shall not be construed to deny or disparage others retained by the people."

This simply means that the list of rights in the Constitution does not limit our rights to just them. We have a right to do anything we feel is morally right to do as long as we don't infringe on someone elses rights and honor all our contracts.

In short you can do anything as long as you don't injure someone or do Property Damage and keep your contracts that you knowingly and willingly entered into know full well what the contract means in and out with no hidden clauses.

The interpretation I gave you is a Supreme Court Decision published in the Juris Prudence as law. This is an Article 3 court decision and can not be overturned by the lower courts. Any court ruling that is contrary to it is superseded by this one.

The answer you are looking for is... YES the Government will continue to Tax the people without any representation. They will continue to tax just as they are continuing to spend today after we hit the spending ceiling Monday.

If the Government did what they claimed they would do, the spending would have stopped on Monday. They are still spending The Deficit is now over $14.6 Trillion.

http://zfacts.com/p/461.html

The Government is a run away Government doing whatever it wants to.

Think about all those Big Corporations and Oil Companies making 6 Billion Dollars each Quarter and not paying one cent in taxes. That is where the Taxes are suppose to come from. It would be more than enough to cover the US expenses.

This country, just like the rest of the world is going to a One World Order. The World Trade Organization is posing laws on all the countries to rule the world as one big Corporation.

Look at the courts right now. They are using the Uniform Commercial Code to try everyone from a traffic ticket to Murder. How do you defend yourself from a Commercial Law you know nothing about?

My guess is that the Congress or the Supreme Court who is suppose to over look Constitutional changes will not allow the congress to tax miles you travel.

Problem is, it won't be a constitutional amendment so it would pass as a needful law to control and tax Federal Citizens. It would not apply to the Sovereignty, but the cops won't know that.

-- Posted by Unique-Lies on Fri, May 20, 2011, at 11:48 AM

It is not literally guaranteed in the Constitution, but it is implied through a broad interpretation, mainly as a barrier to state border autonomy and fair treatment of non-residents.

As you pointed out, travel is already taxed. It is not a matter of if it can, but how will it be. If you think about it, we are indeed indirectly taxed per mile through our purchase of gasoline, although our exact mileage varies slightly. What if cars came equipped with token readers and the tokens were exchanged for miles, and it was the tokens that were taxed? It does not matter how, the point that I am trying to make is that not only can travel be taxed, in the public sphere, it must necessarily be taxed in some fashion, either directly or indirectly.

Please do not misunderstand, I do not like taxes either, but roads are a necessity today, and I would prefer for them to remain in the public domain.

-- Posted by memyselfi on Thu, May 19, 2011, at 8:54 PM

memyselfi- I am not sure if the statement made by Unique Lies about the right to travel is indeed a constitutional right but I don't agree with your statement that travel can be taxed. Products purchased, such as gas, cars, airline tickets subway tickets etc can be taxed just as any other product. But I do not agree with the government taxing the distance we travel.If the government can pass a mileage tax then who's to say they will not try passing a tax on the miles you travel by air, train or subway. We are over taxed on every aspect of our life and the government considering to add more is repugnant.

-- Posted by Rodney Simmons on Thu, May 19, 2011, at 6:45 PM

Unique-Lies, Yes, but how can you compare any freedom of movement with cost free movement? I do not support additional taxation (or the privatization of roadways) but someone has to pay. To claim that a mileage tax interferes with your right to move between the states without prejudice does not take into account that roadways (even public ones) must be built and maintained. To carry it a step further, the gasoline tax, as it now stands, interferes with your movement as well. For that matter, the cost of a new car is seriously impacting my desire to travel. Maybe I could go to GM headquarters and demand that my right to travel be met with a new truck. I could get there by going to the airport and explaining to the ticket counter that while I do not have any money, I do have a right to travel. If they do not comply, I could initiate a civil suit, maybe even a class action, to ensure that my rights are fulfilled. Do you see what I am getting at? Whether public or private, travel is not free. It can definitely be taxed.

-- Posted by memyselfi on Thu, May 19, 2011, at 5:02 PM

Now if you compare the deficit spending you will find the king Obama has spent the most of any president and accomplished the least with it.

Billions to Finance Corporations who did not help o\anyone in return, They gave themselves raises and bonuses and vacations and corporate jets and foreclosed on homeowners.

Stimulus for Roads and Bridges were spent of unknown districts but very few roads and bridges.

General Motors loan only helped General Motors Corporate Executives and board members. They earned 34 billions in the first quarter and are GONNA build 17 new plants employing 9,000 workers.

Even the middle class workers took a cut in their pay to help General Motors, butGeneral Motors said they were GONNA pay out Bonuses. We know who will get those bonuses and it won't be the workers. They promised to pay it back but haven't yet.

Obama created a military action in Libya and is paying NATO to do their fighting, but stayed on and still in the fight. The UN has demanded terms which Libya isn't keeping so why are we still paying NATO for services not rendered.

He gave Brazil money to drill for oil and promised to buy it back from them increasing the spending deficit and decreasing the value of our money.

Then king Obama has the nerve to say unemployment is lower now when it is actually around 17% if they told you the truth. Obama claims the recession is over and is getting back to normal. Just Unique Lies because the recession is not getting better and is getting worse. We are about to go into INFLATION. This recession can't get any better because of everything that is still happening. We are now facing Food Shortage which this country has never dealt with since the great depression, which Obama is leading us into.

Now Obama is telling Israel to give back land to Palestine.

Well, it's almost over now or just getting started. King Obama was nominated as President so he could usher in the One World Order and the negotiate the peace treaty between Israel and Palestine and the middle east.

I don't see that happening before 2012, but it might.

-- Posted by Unique-Lies on Thu, May 19, 2011, at 4:49 PM

wonderwhy, YES and NO!

I had no use for either the dad or son. I felt like Bush senior was doing the Iraqi people a justice for all the crimes Saddam Hussain had and was doing to his own people. Horrible tortures to his own people and the use of gas against his people and the Curds. I watched as Bush bombed Iraq yet nothing was really destroyed from the days before. I wondered just what was Bush dropping the bombs on?

Then it dawned on me. We had an all new arsenal of weapons I had never seen before. I knew what Bush was doing... He was getting rid of all our old Antique Bombs we had in storage. Even Bush Jr, may have depleted some that dad didn't drop.

When no weapons of mass destruction were found I felt like Bush jr. went into Iraq without any legitimate reason.

I cursed the cost of building Material I was buying because of Bush and his nonsense.

I had just quit smoking back then and was very highly agitated from a nicotine fit or lack of. I took my aggravation out on the War.

I was also unemployed at the time because of the recession. I didn't really know what it was at the time. I thought building was just slow because of winter.

At that time I was in the middle of discovering what the One World Order was doing. I was reading about it but not seeing any proof of it. I was also distracted by the IRS back then.

When dealing with the IRS, you have to answer every letter they send you no matter how stupid it is and your reply has to be by registered mail.

Most people don't know it, but the IRS is allowed to write their own Regulations that they use against you.

These regulations are not laws but Administrative codes which are not in the law books and only apply to the IRS.

And just like the Department of Justice, they don't obey their own regulations. That is why it is almost impossible to win against the IRS.

And the main problem with the Bush Administrations was I didn't own a computer back then. If I had of....?

-- Posted by Unique-Lies on Thu, May 19, 2011, at 4:27 PM

A right to travel?

-- Posted by memyselfi,

YES!

"Personal liberty largely consists of the Right of locomotion to go where and when one pleases only so far restrained as the Rights of others may make it necessary for the welfare of all other citizens. The Right of the Citizen to travel upon the public highways and to transport his property thereon, by horsedrawn carriage, wagon, or automobile, is not a mere privilege which may be permitted or prohibited at will, but the common Right which he has under his Right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. Under this Constitutional guarantee one may, therefore, under normal conditions, travel at his inclination along the public highways or in public places, and while conducting himself in an orderly and decent manner, neither interfering with nor disturbing another's Rights, he will be protected, not only in his person, but in his safe conduct." [emphasis added] II Am.Jur. (1st) Constitutional Law, Sect.329, p.1135.

NOTICE it doesn't say you have a right to drive.

Driving is a privilege, not a right and can be taken away. A Privilege is given by the Federal Government or State to 14th amendment citizens, Federal Citizens of the US Territories, Military personnel and gov employees. (All of these entities are assumed to be Corporate Entities or a "STRAWMAN") Privileges are ALSO offered to anyone who wants the privilege in exchange for their Constitutional Right. Anyone who excepts a privilege is bound by the privilege and can't claim their Constitutional Right later. They waive their constitutional right when they accept the privilege.

Please NOTE: Anyone who drives a business vehicle, public transportation, etc. airplane, ship or charter fishing or pleasure boat must purchase a license because it is commercial and therefore a privilege not a right. Businesses are artificial entities and only have a privilege to do business, so a license is needed.

-- Posted by Unique-Lies on Thu, May 19, 2011, at 3:52 PM

Unique-Lies just one simple question here ----- did you devote so much time when Bush was in office to political matter as you do now? Or was it all just fine when your guy was there?

-- Posted by wonderwhy on Thu, May 19, 2011, at 12:09 PM

A right to travel?

-- Posted by memyselfi on Wed, May 18, 2011, at 5:13 PM

Well, now that's just great! I saw a congressman speaking on TV last night about congress is talking about doing it.

I have noticed all my life that most people don't work in the same town as they live in. Most people work out of town. Something to take into consideration.

That may be a lot of people who will just quit working and go on un-employment. They would be saving gas, not paying as much to travel, and getting free money too. They may even be making more by not working when you add all the benefits up.

For example, say someone is not working but getting food stamps, un-employment check, aid to dependent children, a welfare check, free medical treatment and getting government assistant housing or even buying a home with government assistance where the government pays half of their mortgage payment for them.

Although they may be in the very Poor class, with all the benefits, they actually are worth more than a Middle Class person who doesn't qualify for this assistance.

Now me, of course, believe in the Laws of the United States made in pursuance of the U.S. Constitution.

It (U.S. Constitution) says we have a right to travel. Therefore the Federal nor the State can place a fee nor a charge on my right to Travel (according to the Supreme Court).

"A State may not impose a charge for the enjoyment of a Right granted by the Federal Constitution." Murdock v Pennsylvania, 319 U.S. 105, at 113

"The State cannot diminish the rights of the people." Hurtado v. California 110 U.S., 516

Congress does not have the power to pass laws that would violate our rights:

"There is no such thing as a power of inherent Sovereignty in the government of the United States. In this country sovereignty resides in the People, and Congress can exercise no power which they [the sovereign people] have not, by their constitution entrusted to it: All else is withheld." Julliard v. Greenman, 110 U.S. 421

"Where rights secured by the Constitution are involved, there can be no rule making or legislation which would abrogate them." Miranda vs Arizona, 384 U.S.436 p. 491

"The claim and exercise of a Constitutional Right cannot be converted into a crime." Miller vs U.S.

There are more laws that say Congress can not charge us a fee nor a tax for every mile we travel, but I thought that would be enough. If not let me know. Our Right to Travel is a Right and can not be taxed by the Federal United States nor any of the States.

Why congress is even thinking about it disturbs me. I know Congress, like everyone else, doesn't know the rights we have. Congress of all people should know what our Constitution means, BUT THEY DON'T. They took an oath to protect something they know absolutely nothing about.

-- Posted by Unique-Lies on Wed, May 18, 2011, at 12:24 PM

Midnight Rider,

That's a lot of scooters to chose from. However, I don't think Harley Davidson Bikers would buy an electric scooter.

They don't look much different than a gas scooter to be. They would be economical though. May have to get one.

-- Posted by Unique-Lies on Wed, May 18, 2011, at 11:32 AM

Here is an article from CNN relating to this tax http://money.cnn.com/2011/05/18/news/eco...

-- Posted by Rodney Simmons on Wed, May 18, 2011, at 10:53 AM

And what must a Motorcycle look like with an electric motor and Batteries and its riders with all that between their legs. Motorcyclists like motorcycles because of the great gas mileage.

-- Posted by Unique-Lies on Tue, May 17, 2011, at 1:23 PM

Here we call them scooters, but you can get bigger or smaller ones depending on your need. This link show pictures of electric bikes that are quite common in China. They are great for getting around town and short haul trips.

http://www.google.com/search?tbnh=0&tbnw...

-- Posted by Midnight Rider on Wed, May 18, 2011, at 12:54 AM

See how complicated it is beginning to get and it isn't even here yet.

Look at the Millions of Dollars that will be needed just for people to buy an electric car to replace gasoline cars, trucks and buses.

The super fast Rail systems that king Obama has been talking about and offering to the states will cost the states millions of dollars to finish implementing and keep up. How will that be a money saver.

You would be paying taxes for the miles you travel on a speeding rail system vehicle just by purchasing a ticket.

Is king Obama going to unemploy all the oil refinery workers and executives and CEOs when he shuts down all the gasoline driven vehicles? If king Obama had the power to shut down OPEC and Oil Refineries that turn oil into gas, then where is all that power now over OPEC and the Oil Companies?

It would appear to a level headed American that switching from Gasoline to Battery vehicles would cost more in jobs and taxes than it would be worth. You really can't believe tax on battery charges would replace the tax on Gasoline.

And what must a Motorcycle look like with an electric motor and Batteries and its riders with all that between their legs. Motorcyclists like motorcycles because of the great gas mileage.

And here is what would happen if they did go to electric cars (kind of what they are doing right now) would be to raise the rate of electricity to cover their losses. That would also include the electricity you use at home for everyday use.

I wonder if TVA and Duck River would still offer lower rates for April-May and Oct-Nov. when it happens?

We would then have to have a high wheel tax to cover a highway usage tax. Hummmm, MORE TAXES!

I think I like the sound of that!

Here is a Memorial of A Once Great Nation - Enjoy!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JySC7YCo4...

-- Posted by Unique-Lies on Tue, May 17, 2011, at 1:23 PM

Taxation is already applied to electricity and the alternative fuels that these cars will use. They still require fuel/energy!! All that should be needed is a re-distribution of the tax dollars that are already being taken in through the utilities that provide electricity and alternative fuels.

This just appears to be a way of levying a new tax.

-- Posted by Liveforlight on Tue, May 17, 2011, at 12:56 PM

The idea behind the mileage based tax is that the government will lose revenue from gas taxes as more people start driving electric and alternative fuel vehicles. However, no where have I read that the mileage based tax would only apply to those who drive such vehicles.

-- Posted by Rodney Simmons on Tue, May 17, 2011, at 12:36 PM

From what I read about the Surface Transportation Revenues Office - presently an electric automobile does not pay fuel tax - which funds the highway system. A highway usage tax would alleviate the free rider problem caused by increase usage in electric and alternative fuel vehicles.

-- Posted by Grit on Tue, May 17, 2011, at 12:18 PM

Midnight Rider,

Thom Williamson comes and goes as he pleases. When he gets tired of the blogs he just shuts them down and....?

Bookmark these two and you can always use his Archives to go to his other blogs.

Prepping:

http://www.t-g.com/blogs/thomwilliamson/...

Religion:

http://www.t-g.com/blogs/thomwilliamson/...

-- Posted by Unique-Lies on Tue, May 17, 2011, at 11:17 AM

Liveforlight,

Your idea of paying a flat percentage for taxes is what the Federal Income Tax is suppose to be like. It is an excise tax that is called an Indirect Tax which MUST be uniform throughout the states.

Or everyone pays the exact same percentage on their "Income". It was and still is suppose to be applied only to businesses, Corporations, Investors and government employees. It was never meant to be applied to the working class people in the private sector. The IRS has lied and scared people into paying the tax and States have given tax breaks to the Big Corporations, which would leave the small businesses to pay all the tax along with the scared people.

The tax started out being uniform until the government gave breaks to corporations and the rich class and unearned income and other deductions for the poor. There by making the Uniform tax unconstitutional as applied. It must be uniform.

To get the World Population and Population of the United States go to:

http://www.census.gov/main/www/popclock....

To get the split second by split second running Total of the National Debt go here:

http://zfacts.com/p/461.html

The National Debt keeps climbing faster than you can read it.

THIS MAY EVEN SHOOK SOME PEOPLE!

Foreign companies are buying up our water systems, our power generating systems, our mines, and our few remaining factories. All because "flat world" so-called "free trade" policies have turned us from a nation of wealthy producers into a nation of indebted consumers, leaving the world awash in dollars that are most easily used to buy off big chunks of America.

To see a percentage list of our industries that have already been sold off Goto:

http://www.commondreams.org/views06/0227...

THIS SAME PAGE WILL EXPLAIN...

The World Leaders truly believe that a "New World Order" with multinational corporations in charge instead of sovereign governments will be the answer to the problem of world instability. And therefore they must do away with quaint things like unions, a healthy middle class, and, ultimately, democracy.

"...the World Trade Organization, which now has the legal authority to force the United States to overturn laws passed at both local, state, and federal levels with dictates devised by tribunals made up of representatives of multinational corporations."

The World Trade Organization jurisdiction is a jurisdiction foreign to our constitutions and unacknowledged by our laws!

Our supreme Court has ruled that all laws, National and International Treaties MUST be made pursuant to the U.S. Constitution or it is Null and Void. But try to fight the WTO in an International World Court. Who do you think will win.

If we the people don't get control back from the Congress and the World Leaders....?

-- Posted by Unique-Lies on Tue, May 17, 2011, at 11:08 AM

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-- Posted by Unique-Lies on Tue, May 17, 2011, at 10:12 AM

Can I ask a question here, what happened to Thom Williamson's blog?

-- Posted by Midnight Rider on Tue, May 17, 2011, at 7:50 AM

I believe everyone (rich and poor) should pay the same amount of tax, basically a sales or consumption tax. Say 10% on all purchases. If you only spend 100 dollars you only pay $10.00 tax.

If you spend 100,000 dollars you pay $10,000 tax. etc. No exemptions, no loopholes, no deductions, no individual income tax returns to file at the end of the year. If you don't buy a car or gas you don't pay taxes or tolls on roads, if you use a taxi or bus, you pay your taxes through that service at the same rate.

We have waaayyyy too much government. The Lord said in Genesis "by the sweat of your brow" and "in pain" will we eat. The Lord said it and it is true, there is no good way around that. Everyway that has been tried fails because it is an attempt to circumvent the knowledge of God and what he has put into place.

When one man or group of men (government) tries to "redistribute the wealth" it will fail. Wealth is not to be forcibly redistributed, it is to be earned by the work and use of the facilities God has given us or freely and generously given in love to those in need.

Frederic Bastiat put it best in "The Law" and accurately called it "plundering" because that's what it is. Robin Hood was just a thief. Two wrongs will never make a right. If the rich got that way by plundering, the law should put a stop to the plundering, that's all! The law/government should not be used as a means to seperate classes/races in society for special treatment, promotion, repression, or plundering.

I realize that this is very far from where we are now, but if everyone in this country would read "The Law". It could help to open some eyes to see that the U.S. has the best chance of forming such a government. The constitution to support it is already in place. "Let us try Liberty"

As far as calculations, that would be like hitting a moving target. I don't know exact figures. I used approximates; 14 Trillion/350 million people= $40,000/person

-- Posted by Liveforlight on Mon, May 16, 2011, at 10:13 PM

Liveforlight,

I believe in taxing the rich and mainly the Big Corporations that make them rich. Otherwise you and I are going to be paying their taxes for them.

The deficit is over 14.6 Trillion dollars.

The National Deficit goes up by 1 Million Dollars every 15 seconds. Your calculations of approx. $40,000.00 is roughly 2.25 Trillion Dollars short.

-- Posted by Unique-Lies on Mon, May 16, 2011, at 7:32 PM

Tolls and taxes? Should be Tolls OR taxes! assuming we are talking about paying for our roadways.

The talk is that those who choose electric cars would need to pay some type of toll or mileage tax to make up for the lost revenue from taxes on gasoline. While that seems to make sense, because the roads have to be paid for, it does not account for the fact that the electric cars use electricity which is also taxed.

I know someone who bought an electric car and discovered that their electric bill went up about $100.oo/month because of the extra power needed to charge the car every night.

Taxation is alread to extensive! Some seem to think that taxing someone else (the rich) more will somehow benefit them. It doesn't! Injustice is injustice it only causes harm.

Obama and his supporters blame tax cuts on the rich for causing Bush to spend in deficit, which he did. Bush defict was $400Billion, that was unacceptable! Obama's budget last yr was $1.2 Trillion and this year $1.6 Trillion. 3 TIMES AND 4 TIMES MORE THAN BUSH EACH YEAR RESPCTIVELY. That debt cannot be blamed on anyone but the one who incurred it.

Taxes and Tolls? By my calculations, with a debt of $14 Trillion, each man, woman, and child, in the U.S. will need to pay approx. $40,000.00 each just to cover the debt. I, for one, don't have that much money.

-- Posted by Liveforlight on Mon, May 16, 2011, at 4:00 PM

The Republicans are only trying to keep Obama from spending more money. In order for the republicans to accomplish this, they have to let the democrats have something they want.

The Democrats are saying if you won't let us spend more money and give it to the rich, then the only thing we can do is cut Medicare, Medicaid, Welfare and Social Security.

Then it gets blamed on the Republicans because they have to let them have one or the other.

The problem is... both the Democrats and Republicans are trying to stop spending at the cost of social programs, when there are many other programs and agencies that could be cut or eliminated giving Obama money to spend.

Therefore, Obama will keep spending and giving to the rich under the guise he is giving to the poor.

Deficit? No, King Obama isn't spending money on paying the deficit off. He is just pissing away taxpayers dollars.

King Obama wants to give more money to big Corporations and the Rich so they can put it back into the economy. Here's the thing. The Rich and the Corporate Executives spend that money to buy new cars, so General Motors will look like it is jobs to America and helping the Economy. These rich people take their unearned income (taxpayer dollars) from the taxpayers and buy your home that is in foreclosure, the costly food and supplies taxpayers can no longer afford to buy, because food is getting depleted, destroyed or not grown because of Tornadoes, Floods, Rains, Droughts and Earthquakes.

If King Obama gave the Poor and Middle Class people 1 Million dollars to help the economy, there would be a new America and land of plenty.

Bush ran up the debt paying for two wars, which Obama said he was going to stop and send the troops home. King Obama has not only kept feeding these two wars but added more troops and more money and opened up the US Checkbook to the United Nations and NATO to do nothing in Libya. The ruler of Libya is still the ruler and winning his war against the rebels and the United States, NATO and UN. He has refused to stop killing his people and keeps shooting them and rebels while not supplying them with living necessities like water and electrical power as demanded by both the United States and the United Nations.

Just when does the United Nations and NATO do anything? They are about as useless as a boil on an asp.

Republicans - Democrats, they are both the same. When we get a congress that works for the people, then we will have something.

Republicans can't do anything without giving the Democrats something in return and the Democrats can't do anything without giving the Republicans something for their favor.

It's like the wife can't go out and buy something without the wife letting the husband go out buy something he wants or vice-versa.

A Democratic President will have to give in to some desires of the Republicans to get some of the things he wants, just as a Republican President will have to give the Democrats something they want in order to get some of the things he wants.

Then we have the PUPPET MASTER telling the President and Congress what they can and can not do. That is where the kingship lies, not in any President or Congress. Those days are over.

-- Posted by Unique-Lies on Mon, May 16, 2011, at 2:10 PM

Obama has tried to roll back the Bush tax cuts that would help pay off the debt.The debt that Bush ran up paying for two wars.If Bush had not gave the rich a tax cut that we could not afford then the debt would not be as high.Now the republicans will not let the tax cuts expire,they want to take benefits away from the poor and elderly to balance the budget.All repubicans want is to keep us poor at the bottom while they put money in thier pockets and pockets of big business.

-- Posted by jdem on Mon, May 16, 2011, at 12:56 PM

All the Old Military Bases were and are under Federal jurisdiction, therefore the highways going to and from them would more than likely all be Federal Highways, so the Federal Government could control the flow of traffic in and out of these bases.

Today most of these bases have been shut down and renovated. They all have barbed wire fences around them designed to keep people in, not out of the bases.

These closed Military Bases were renovated for the purpose of being Relocation Centers during times of Disasters and Chaos.

They will be under the control of FEMA!

And while I am thinking about it, why isn't FEMA helping to pack up and move all those people out from the Mississippi River that the Corp of Engineering is Flooding? Don't hear anything out of FEMA on this. But why should we, they are just as useless with their new alert system as the United Nations and NATO are.

Some Americans are upset over the Navy Seals Team 6 going into Pakistan and killing Osama Bin Laden who was unarmed.

They say that is against our Constitution. It is also against the United Nations Geneva Convention Laws punishable as war crimes.

Because of that, several of the Countries in the United Nations wants to bring charges against the Navy Seal Team 6.

I believe I heard President Obama say "He Ordered" the raid on Osama Bin Laden. Therefore President Obama should be named in the criminal suit also if it goes to International Court.

More important than that is... King Obama ordered the execution of 25,000 Americans living along the Mississippi River. It is Death by Starvation.

Think about it! All the thriving Farms and Businesses in those 90sq. Miles Area - 74,000 Acres of Farm Land destroyed by King Obama's orders.

That is roughly 11,000 homes in the path and 25,000 people who will have no Homes when it is all over. They won't have jobs either because the businesses will be flooded also.

It should prove to everyone how King Obama thinks.

He wants to destroy all these poor and Middle Class people to save two bigger towns which could be evacuated.

This one act of the rouge Dictatorship of King Obama towards the American People and Small Businesses in LA and MS will not only destroy the crops growing, but the farm land itself. The rich fertile soil will be washed down stream along with homes, barns, buildings and farm equipment.

King Obama has not only destroyed farm land and homes, but the livelyhood of all the people. They will be without homes, jobs, farms, farming equipment, Livestock and crops.

Just an another example of what I say when I said we will not recover from this recession. King Obama is doing everything he can to keep the recession going. This one act of Obama-nation will undo all the good that the country did putting thousands to work. The unemployment rate can only go up again.

King Obama has the opportunity to keep spending until Aug and Congress has raised the Spending Ceiling for him. As King Obama keeps spending our money will lose more buying power which means not only gasoline will get higher and higher, but everything will cost more.

Soon, it looks like we may all have to go into these Relocation Centers to be fed and to have a roof over our heads. It's getting serious. But the Protests continue!

And to think, King Obama is going to be re-elected.

-- Posted by Unique-Lies on Sun, May 15, 2011, at 5:05 PM

If I remember my history correctly, the interstate system was originally called the National Defense Highway System, or something similar, and it was pitched to Congress in the 1950s, Cold War era not only for its civilian benefits but as necessary for the military to facilitate movement of troops and materiel cross-country in the event of an emergency. You'll note that most military facilities have Interstates nearby.

-- Posted by Jicarney on Fri, May 13, 2011, at 2:01 PM

wonderwhy,

That's what I mean. (See how easy that was for someone to look up?) Everything I tell people on these blogs are what I see with my own eyes, usually on national news, occasionally on youtube, what I read personally in the law and in the KJV Bible.

I have always given ref to my claims, but I don't think most people look it up for themselves, so I stopped giving references, mainly because it makes the comment too long and boring. If you are smart, you should be able to find most of what I say.

"Nothing in all the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity." Martin luther King Jr.

I don't put much faith in youtube, but when it is the president speaking about himself, I assume he means what he is saying. Although it is a copy and paste youtube, it is still P Obama doing the bragging.

When Obama was elected, Henry Kissinger came on the air several times saying that Obama was chosen to usher in the One World Order.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lx0fB84ho...

I can't copy and paste National News at the present time, but I think I just bought an item that will let me download pictures off the TV onto my computer.

When it comes to National News I also assume most people watch parts of it anyway.

Of course, the National News is getting to be like game shows today. All the reporters seem to think they know all the answers and won't let their guests say what they invited them to say because it goes against what they believe.

Most of the time the first report is not true.

Take the OBL killing. It was in fact an assassination. He was a war criminal and was wanted dead or alive. I think that means you can kill him if you need to.

However, the Torture method I don't believe in BECAUSE:

First the prisoners have no rights to a trial and could be held in prison until they die with no contact with their family.

Now follow me;

In just a few more years, the way things are going, the Habeas Corpus will be suspended in our country.

That will mean you will have no rights to a trial by jury and can be held forever in prison without any contact with family or a lawyer or even a trial.

If we agree to let it go on for Terrorists in our country, it will also apply to us as well, in the very near future.

You don't have to agree with me, but if you look at history you will see that when anyone takes one right away from anyone, it takes everyone's right away.

You will have to look this one up for yourself, but you will see it.

Under the Trading with the Enemy Act of Oct 6, 1917, as it was amended on March 9, 1933 - you will read that Citizens of the United States (and under its exclusive jurisdiction) {which are 14th Amendment Citizen "if you read the 14th Amendment"} you were included as the enemy anytime this country is at war or in a state of emergency.

This would appear to mean that everyone who was born in our country and are the sovereignty is the enemy to the Corporate United States Government as described in the Constitution at:

Article I, Section 8, Clause 17: "To exercise exclusive Legislation in all Cases whatsoever, over such District (not exceeding ten Miles square) as may, by Cession of particular States, and the acceptance of Congress, become the Seat of the Government of the United States, and to exercise like Authority over all Places purchased by the Consent of the Legislature of the State in which the Same shall be..." (This is the Federal Government that Congress created as a Corporation and a Sovereignty over 14th Amendment Citizens).

It is also our Government of the people for the people and by the people but has taken the role of a Dictatorship Government in violation of the U S Constitution by Usurping its power.

What this Trading with the Enemy document really means is the 14th Amendment Citizens are the enemy to "we the people" and our government, but we the people are not the enemy. This is our country.

Now if you paid attention... you should be able to realize that if you have a contract with anyone who is the enemy, (14th amendment citizens and all businesses who are under its (Federal Government) exclusive jurisdiction) YOUR CONTRACT is Null and Void. No contract can be made legally with the enemy anytime we are at war (War on Terrorists, Libya) or in a state of emergency (Bankruptcy, 911, Hurricane in New Orleans, recent Tornadoes in American States, Flooding in Mid west and southern states, Government is Broke) take your pick!

Our Federal Government is talking about taxing every mile we drive. Just how stupid is that? And we are suppose to believe that is possible? The paper work along would be more than our government employees are smart enough to handle. I mean, they don't even know that you can not keep spending when you are broke.

However, the Feds just raised the Spending Ceiling and is allowing king Obama to keep spending until August... Which He WILL DO in spite of all warnings and the CHAOS he has already caused with his spending. Now our money will be worth even less driving prices up higher on everything. Just how stupid is our king? And you want to tell me I am nuts with all that I say on here.

I only inform people. It isn't my job to take your hand and prove it to you. All you have to do is sit back and wait. It is all coming to a theater near you. I will admit, some of the things I say can not be proven, like Obama will be re-elected. We just have to wait and see if I am right or wrong. I can not prove that Obama will be the last president in the USA, but we will know by 2017 if I am right or wrong. I am allowing them an extra year to make up their minds.

Oops! Hey wonderwhy, Guess what just popped up on YouTube?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gdcYl_sSB...

and

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dvdPAOqG7...

I will have to agree with you memyselfi, they have found out that we are stupid and are doing all kinds of illegal take overs to prove we will just sit there and let them do anything they want to. We are like zombies following an anti-christ government into the battle of Armageddon (Rev. 16:16).

This battle of Armageddon isn't the last battle. The last one is when all Satan's people come against the Holy City of God; (Rev 20:8-9)

"...In number they are like the sand on the seashore. 9 They marched across the breadth of the earth and surrounded the camp of God's people, the city he loves. But fire came down from heaven and devoured them."

NOTE: This is not all the countries coming against Israel. It is Satan and his people coming against Christ and his saints after we are resurrected.

I leave you with this:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MouUJNG8f...

Also watch Obama - 7 strange coincidences

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-UOKTNFMg...

-- Posted by Unique-Lies on Tue, May 10, 2011, at 3:16 PM

He went to a christian church for years and apparently never heard any of Jeremiah Wright's sermons. :-)

Whether he is muslim or not, U.S. born or not, doesn't really matter because there are so many other reasons to not like him.

He is a socialist who has done his level best to ruin our economy. He was absolutely unqualified for the job of president, and that shows in his results today. He is more concerned with his legacy than with following his oath to defend the constitution.

-- Posted by quietmike on Tue, May 10, 2011, at 2:14 PM

Mikey that "you tube" cut and paste job was a very good manipulation of piecing bits and pieces together to make the impression of a real message......... ANYONE can take bits of this and that and paste them together to create a message of their choosing. They could take the Pope and cut and piece bits of his messages to convince people he was Ben Laden if they tried......... But we do know that YOU TUBE is the utmost in reliable factual information ( to people who are gullible enough to believe any thing just because it imply what THEY want it to )

If You Tube is so reliable then Mike explain this one----http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zv2j_CnyUAQ

(get the point -about the validity of YOU Tube Facts ) LOL

-- Posted by wonderwhy on Tue, May 10, 2011, at 1:33 PM

Our leaders most assuredly do not think that we are stupid. There was however some debate over the issue, and in typical bureaucratic fashion, a commission was assembled in order to investigate the heinous allegations. The commission selflessly delved into a serious examination of public school curriculums, blog postings, and You-Tube videos in order to find out, once and for all, that we are indeed stupid.

-- Posted by memyselfi on Mon, May 9, 2011, at 10:24 PM

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tCAffMSWS...

-- Posted by quietmike on Mon, May 9, 2011, at 8:58 PM

Wow what an imagination I see why you chose the name you did. How about a link to the video of PRESIDENT OBAMA declaring he is Muslim, and reliable - verifiable references to your other UNIQUE trivia ?

-- Posted by wonderwhy on Mon, May 9, 2011, at 5:03 PM

Speaking of Tolls and Taxes, the only Roads and Bridges being built that I have heard of since Obama's first stimulus package to build them was...just the other night in a story about America building Roads and Bridges in Iraq. How many American jobs did that produce? Most work on roads and bridges just pays overtime to already employed people. At best it might being in a couple part time employees, but nothing full time.

I would also like to add... how does making a payment of $4 billion pay down a debt when the government borrows Trillions at a time? That doesn't even cover the interest. Does the President and Congress think we are just plain stupid?

-- Posted by Unique-Lies on Mon, May 9, 2011, at 10:38 AM

Obama was placed in the Presidents Office for two reasons.

One). To bring the One World Order into existence. Being a person who is an American Muslim he is the perfect person to coordinate this One World Order switch over with the least resistance or knowledge of it happening in the USA. (That is all Henry Kissenger talks about)

Two). Obama was originally thought to be the president to negociate the peace talks between Israel and the Arabic Nations in the East. I don't see that happening yet, so Obama must be re-elected to carry out this plan. I do know that I do not like the way Obama speaks of Israel.

As for everything else, he is just a President on a stick or a Puppet being made to do things from higher up.

No president would be allowed to do anything that would harm this country or its people... However, Obama has, does and will continue to injure our country and its people if allowed to stay in office.

The rich bankers higher up have the man they want. There is nothing anyone can do to prevent Obama from doing what he was put in office to do.

The bad thing is, Obama seems to be enjoying what he is doing to us and our country even thou he is just being told what to do by his Puppet Masters.

All this recession and economical problems could have already been solved if it was meant to be. The Feds and Wall Street are purposely keeping this recession going. They didn't count on all the extra help from Satan and his Tornadoes, Flooding and world wide CHAOS.

FAMINE is spreading through out the world and coming to America. Soon the American people will be so dependent on the Federal Government and its hundreds of agencies that they won't have any constitutional rights at all. They will be under the control of the One World Beast, his image and his Religion. What can I say?

-- Posted by Unique-Lies on Mon, May 9, 2011, at 10:29 AM

The reason I consider Obama with the title of "King" and not President is several reasons. The main is that he believes that he is the ruler of the United States. The President truly only has a limited amount of power. He cannot make laws; he cannot pass laws; but he can approve laws. Laws can still be passed without his signature. However, whenever Obama says that he wants something he gets it - no matter what it is and no matter what the vote or opinion of the American people is. An example, he stated that we will have Universal Healthcare. There are more people against it than for it, however it is now law. He wanted bailouts for banks and the wealthy - he got it. And so on and so on. I don't know if the House if passing these laws because if they go against him then they are considered racist or what is going on. But he acts like he is the ruler of this country and not a representative of the people.

He has been on TV more than any president, while in office, than I have ever seen. Why doesn't he stop with the TV time and do what he promised before he was let into office?

As for voting: I also agree that he was not voted in. He was a nobody from Chicago. No one had ever heard of him. He went from being a civil rights attorney and an university professor to president. He did serve three terms in the Senate but that is the only political background that he has.

He, as well as all of the rich in office, have no idea how to cut spending or save money. #1: The entitlement programs have to be limited (I don't think it could be cut completely because there would be people who would die without food and medicine.) #2: They have to stop giving money away to other countries, worry about this country first. #3: Enough with the stimulus for everyone. #4: Cut all unnecessary spending.

It is really sad to see that people who do not have a lot of money know how to spend money wisely and save money. While the rich government has no idea. They believe that putting more tax on the lower classes and taking more of our money will pay off debt, which is simply not true and we all know that. You have to start at the very top of the ladder. If Obama is so concerned about the deficit why doesn't he and the other politicians take a pay cut?

-- Posted by PrpleHze on Mon, May 9, 2011, at 7:13 AM

Last time I check the president was not a god or deity and was just a politician so if someone wants to call him something other than president, then so be it. I think I have heard far worse than the term "king" being used to describe a president and by both sides of the political spectrum.

But seriously, the main problem is the government spends more than it receives. The solution seems so simple and especially since most of us deal with this exact issue on a day to day basis. When it happens to us, we learn to cut back our expenditures and so should our government. Plain and simple reasoning to me but the government doesn't deal well with rational reasoning.

-- Posted by jaxspike on Mon, May 9, 2011, at 12:18 AM

A fine is a tax for doing wrong. A tax is a fine for doing right. Cut spending. Cut entitlement programs. No more 600.00 government procured toilet seats or hammers. No more gazillion dollar grants to any university for the study of hog farts or how flies make other flies. Farts stink and flies reproduce. Get over it. Drill here...drill now. The tree huggers might hate it, but they buy gas too.

-- Posted by Tim Lokey on Sun, May 8, 2011, at 11:31 PM

Cut spending. Slash social programs like they were the victim in an 80's horror movie, and the government won't need more money.

Return to constitutional principles instead of having the government trying to do everything for everyone.

These new "tolls" are just a backdoor attempt to regulate behavior since manbearpig's global warming scam is losing traction.

-- Posted by quietmike on Sun, May 8, 2011, at 7:55 PM

A King isn't elected by the people nor does he work for the people. He is a king who takes from his subjects. The people don't have any say so in the matters of running the country.

So, I agree that King Obama needs to be released when his first term is up.

As for King Obama making a "GUTSY" decision to send the Navy Seal Team in to kill Osama, I say it had nothing to do with making a Gutsy decision. If King Obama had not have made that decision when it was thrown in his lap, he would have been the worst American Alive today.

This is the first and only thing King Obama has done that he promised to do when he was elected.

Not only has he Not done what he promised to do... but he has done just the opposite of what he promised to do when he was elected.

I think everyone needs to remember all the good things he never done and the one good thing he did do.

King Obama not only borrowed money to throw away on the rich Financial Industries and the Big Corporations and took from the poor and middle class to do it.

The Big Corporations made Billions of dollars in profits, but paid no taxes and got bonuses of billions on top of that. The Big Corporation Executives made something like $9 Million a month compared to your $40k per year.

Well, of course these top executives and the rich could buy new cars and homes. Hell, they made the money and you paid their taxes.

So King Obama looks at that as the stimulus is just now starting to pay off and the economy is recovering with more jobs.

Anyone can see the economy is still getting worse with sky rocketing prices, not in just gas alone, but food (which is becoming scarce all around the world). Cost of everything is climbing but wages are going down if anything.

Who is spending the money? The Executives with the $9 Million incomes and we who have to pay their outrageous prices for things we have to have.

Jobs? Every month they tell us thousands of jobs have been filled. Nothing said about the jobs that the stimulus money was going to produce by building roads and bridges.

There are more jobs being lost than filled and the jobs being filled are part time jobs because employers don't want to have to pay unemployment for these people if they have to lay them off because of the economy.

We alone can not make a difference. We need a group of courageous people who will take up the fight for our freedom and our rights to enjoy our freedom.

We have such a group of people. They are the Tea Party. The government and kiss asses are using polls to say the Tea Party is losing and not working. These are lies and the peoples only choice right now to stop King Obama from running wild with our country.

I saw video of king Obama saying he was a Muslim.

If he isn't a Muslim and that wasn't him saying it, why would someone with his authority allow it to be viewed if it was fraudulent? He also said the United States has never fought the Muslims and never would. He is now fighting the Muslims in Libya. He sent Team 6 into a Muslim Country that lives by the Blasphemy Law in their Constitution. That was an act of War just by landing in the Muslim Country of Pakistan. Just another Unique Lie. (that was the Gutsy decision)

Speaking of childish tactics as a mature rational person, I think you should remember some of the things king Obama spoke about in the news. He was just as childish about his birth certificate as most Americans were.

I personally though Trump asked a legitimate request to see his birth certificate. All I seen was a simple birth document that wasn't a certified photostatic copy (only document we are allowed to produce as a true copy today).

Get use to the title of King Obama because Obama will be the last president of the USA.

Between all the violence going on in the Far East, the Muslim Brotherhood taking control of Egypt and moving into other countries, NATO not doing what we are paying them to do in Libya, Qaddafi not doing as he was ordered by the United Nations, but still killing his own people, the Pirates in Somalia, King Obama's warning to Syria to stop killing his people, Pakistan demand to never attack them again or they we will be sorry, North Korea begging the US for Food for their people, blah, blah, blah and it keeps going on.

Then we have union fights and legal battles, tornadoes, flooding and now blowing up a damn to release water causing more flooding and home losses.

We will not recover from this recession because nothing is letting up, and on top of it is King Obama making remarks about charging a National Sales Tax, Tax on miles we drive.

The people who are fortunate enough to fin a job may have to quit their job because it will cost them too much in taxes to work.

I could go on but I will stop here.

King Obama, Tea Party - Vote for new President, Congress and Politicians Country wide.

-- Posted by Unique-Lies on Sun, May 8, 2011, at 5:52 PM

PrpleHze----- aren't you a bit old to be calling names like a little child? What does it accomplish? How do you expect people to take you as a mature rational person when you resort to such childish tactics? Just asking.

-- Posted by wonderwhy on Sun, May 8, 2011, at 3:36 PM

Poksalad I guess you prefer the money that bought Bush into office?????? And as for being elected by the people, at least wasn't appointed by a republican portion of government like some say Bush was. Come on folks grow up here. Obama WAS ELECTED by the people just not YOUR people, he was born in AMERICA, he IS NOT Muslim, until your willing to let go of these childish and yes HATE centered agendas we will continue to be held back from the important things. Face issues not propaganda and let PRESIDENT OBAMA do his job. And yes GREED is bad which is why it was such a horrible thing to allow corporations unlimited ability to fund candidates - their Greed and bank accounts will always be able to out spend the average citizen voters thus eliminating any voice we have in government. The government was formed for the people not the corporations -- they should not have a say in who is elected.....!!!

As for tax on mileage "sounds" like an option to consider, but I don't think it would be a good one. It would really harm the travel industry, the average folks like most of us scrimp and save as it is to travel and that would be something that would prevent many from being able to. And yes it would make a hardship for many with day to day commutes. As for those who by choice drive gas guzzlers ( not necessary to their jobs) it is a choice they make - they could chose to drive something reasonable, I don't like paying so much to drive my van places but it is a choice I make. Most of those you see driving those huge 4 wheel drive ,duel wheel, souped up trucks do so for personal enjoyment - they CHOOSE to have horrible gas mileage so their complaints are just a bunch of useless whining. (I do not include the ones who actually need them needed for employment) That comes down to personal responsibility and choices.

-- Posted by wonderwhy on Sun, May 8, 2011, at 3:33 PM

Get him out of office? I hope so as much as anyone, but I'm afraid the same money that bought the office last time will do it again. I don't think the people of the United States really elected our present president, but foreign influence which is not good. Greed does so many bad things.

-- Posted by Poksalad on Sun, May 8, 2011, at 1:04 PM

Hate?

Really?!?

-- Posted by style on Sun, May 8, 2011, at 8:48 AM

Hate is not good for America Obama is the president like it or not calling him anything but Mr. President is not right.

I dont like a lot of the thang's he's doing; I thank he could do better but he's there not me or you live with it then try to vote him out.

-- Posted by airforce one on Sun, May 8, 2011, at 2:27 AM

I honestly think that King Obama's objective is to bankrupt the American people and help create the One World Government and money system.

No one can afford anymore taxes right now. And this "pay on mileage" tax is the worst idea yet. My brother-in-law drives approximately 80-100 miles a day (roundtrip)for work. There would be no way that he would be able to afford to go to work if he is having to pay taxes on every mile that he drives. He use to pay about $15 for gas for every 150 miles that he drives (he trucks has REALLY bad gas mileage). Now it is costing him $15 for every 100 miles he drives. He practically has to fill up almost every day. It's horrible.

King Obama needs to let out the reserves or do something, putting more tax on us and making our money worth less than it normally is, is not helping. I hope that everyone who voted for him really likes his type of "Change". I'll be glad when the election come back around and we get him out of office.

-- Posted by PrpleHze on Sat, May 7, 2011, at 9:50 AM


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Rodney Simmons is a life long resident of Bedford County. He grew up in the Halls Mill area and graduated from Community High School. Rodney's career has primarily been in the construction industry and he holds a degree in Construction Management. Some of his hobbies include fishing, reading and writing. He presently lives in Shelbyville with his wife and two teenage children.
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